20. durood e-awal english, arabic translation and transliteration
20. DUROOD-E-AWALALLAHUMMA SALLI ALA SAYYIDINA MUHAMMADIN AFDALI AMBIYAAA’IKA WA AKRAMI ASFIYAAA’IKA MAN FAA DAT MIN NURIHI JAMI’IL ANWAARI WA SAAHIBIL MU’JIZAATI WASAAHIBIL MAQAAMIL MAHMUDI WA SAYYIDIL AWWALINA WAL AKHIREEN.“O Allah! Shower Thy beneficence on our Master Muhammad, the most favoured of Thy Prophetsand the most honoured of Thy chosen persons, whose radiant life is the source of all light andwho is the conferee of miracles and conferee of the most glorious place (Maqaam-e-Mahmood),and who is the leader of the previous and the later”.Those who recite this Durood Shareef reach the first place before Allah Ta’ala. It is for this reasonthat this Durood is called Durood-e-Awal (First). Those who read this Durood Shareef daily arerewarded abundantly and all their bad habits evaporate. This Salawat fetches the reciter nearerand nearer to Allah Ta’ala and brings forth all kinds of delight.