Indeed Salawat is highly encouraged by our Prophet Muhammad himself. Additionally, in the Quran, Allah ties the concept of love with ittiba' (اتّباع) i.e. ‘to follow’.
Today is a world so bereft of inspiring leaders that when one appeared - even for a short spell - it felt so divine like the cool and soothing drizzle after a long drought.
So, what are your resolutions and goals for 2020?
Who are those enlightened Daies, and are we qualified to be them?