• It is not permissible to prostrate to anyone other than Allah, even if it is only by way of veneration and showing respect

    Praise be to Allah The Companions of the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) used to honour him and venerate him, and venerate his Sunnah. In the early days of Islam, when some of them saw that the People of the Book prostrated to their bishops and patriarchs, they thought that the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) was more deserving of that, out of respect for him and veneration of him. But the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) forbade them to prostrate to him. Ibn Maajah (1853) and al-Bayhaqi Read More
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