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I have seen many of the people uses SAW as short form of Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam. This abbreviation SAW is used everytime as Prophet Muhammad name.

Searching the truth I got that It is not better to abbreviate Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam as SAW.

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asked 1.1k11042 Irfan%20Alam's gravatar image

No...., It should not be abbreviated.

Most of the people are either lazy or busy. So they uses the short form SAW instead of writing the full name. It should not be done like that as "The Sunnah is to write the entire phrase "sallallaahu 'alayhe wa sallam," since it is a kind of supplication, and supplication is worship, (in one's writing) just as it is in one's speech.

answered 1.1k11042 Irfan%20Alam's gravatar image

If anyone of us are feeling anxiety in typing the full name, then he/she must type at once and copy it somewhere. Whenever it needed paste from there.

(Dec 05 '12 at 02:43) Irfan Alam ♦ Irfan%20Alam's gravatar image

are you answering your own question? or did you make this question for knowledge sharing?

answered 97218 TeenMuslim's gravatar image

Its an Information, so tagged info.

I don't posted this, in knowledge sharing page as It is most Important and should be highlighted by separate question.

(Dec 05 '12 at 02:19) Irfan Alam ♦ Irfan%20Alam's gravatar image
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