Who Was the First Person to say Assalamu’alaikum?

islamic greetingAssalamu’alaikum wr wb,

Do you know that Prophet Adam a.s was the first person to say Assalamu’alaikum?

Bukhari::Book 4::Volume 55::Hadith 543

Narrated Abu Huraira:

The Prophet said, “Allah created Adam, making him 60 cubits tall. When He created him, He said to him, “Go and greet that group of angels, and listen to their reply, for it will be your greeting (salutation) and the greeting (salutations of your offspring.”

So, Adam said (to the angels), As-Salamu Alaikum” (i.e. Peace be upon you).

The angels said, “As-salamu Alaika wa Rahmatu-l-lahi” (i.e. Peace and Allah’s Mercy be upon you). Thus the angels added to Adam’s salutation the expression, ‘Wa Rahmatu-l-lahi,’ Any person who will enter Paradise will resemble Adam (in appearance and figure). People have been decreasing in stature since Adam’s creation.

Practise to write Assalamu’alaikum in Arabic writing here

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