Greeting the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) at his grave

Question: Did the Sahaabah (Companions of the Prophet) use to stand when greeting the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him)? When is it permissible to greet the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) while standing? If greeting him while standing is permissible at the blessed Rawdah (the area between the Prophet’s pulpit and grave), why it is not permissible if a person is away from it?

Answer: Standing in an upright position beside the grave of the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) when greeting him with peace is not for the sake of paying salutation to measure against it the necessity of standing up when greeting him at any other place… read more here.

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Ruling on standing up when greeting the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him)

Question: Did the Sahaabah (Companions of the Prophet, may Allaah be pleased with them) forbid the people from standing to greet the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him)?

Answer: It was never the habit of the Sahaabah (may Allaah be pleased with them) to stand up when greeting the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him), when visiting his grave, or at any other time… read more here.

Permissibility of sending peace and blessings on the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him)

Question: If paying salutation is Bid‘ah (innovation in religion), can we prevent people from invoking Allaah’s peace and blessings upon the honorable Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him)?

Answer: Invoking Allaah’s peace and blessings upon our Prophet and his fellow Prophets is not Bid‘ah as was mentioned by the questioner. They are lawful acts as evident from the previously stated proofs… read more here.