What do the Islamic Jurists state in the following matter: Isthe issue of the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) being anintercessor proven from the hadith?
Readers will find certain Ahadith, many narrations counted asone, for example Hadith no. 27, 28,29. The reason for this isthat the same narration appears a number of times in manybooks by various other narrators.
AL JAWAAB - THE ANSWER:
Subhaanallah! It is amazing to hear such a question, whereMuslims and those who claim to be followers of the Sunnah,have such doubts.This is definitely one of the signs of thenearness of Qiyamaah. ‘Inna Lil laahi Wa Inna IlaihiRaaji
oon.’The Ahadith on Shafa
ath are so evident, that they cannot beconcealed. Various Sahaba, scores of Taabi
een andthousands of Muhaditheen have narrated them. This is such aclear issue, that every kitaab of Hadith has some informationon this. Leaving the authentic sources, even the ordinarypeople know the facts concerning topics like the Prophet (sallallaahu alaihi wasallam) being blessed with seeing Allah, andIntercession. This humble servant has written a detailed bookon this topic, in which I have documented many Ahadith onthis topic, but to answer this query, I am only presenting fortysuch Ahadith for your perusal. However, before presentingthese Ahadith-e-Mubaraka, I wold like to present a few versesof the Holy Qur
an on the said topic:First verse: Almighty Allah says, ‘It is soon that Almighty Allahwill bless you with the station of Praise’(Qur