Spread Salaam (peace, safety)

Abdullah ibn Salam(RA) said: When Rasoolullahﷺ came to Medina, the people rushed towards him and it was said, “The Messenger of Allah has come!” I came along with the people to see him, and when I looked at the face of the Messenger of Allah, I realized that his face was not the face of a liar. The first thing he said was:
يَا أَيُّهَا النَّاسُ أَفْشُوا السَّلَامَ وَأَطْعِمُوا الطَّعَامَ وَصَلُّوا بِاللَّيْلِ وَالنَّاسُ نِيَامٌ تَدْخُلُوا الْجَنَّةَ بِسَلَامٍ
O people, spread peace, feed the hungry, and pray at night when people are sleeping and you will enter Jannah in peace.  (Sunan Ibn Majah 1334, Grade: Sahih)
Abdullah ibn Umar(RA) reported: A man asked Rasoolullahﷺ, “Which Islam is best?” He said:
تُطْعِمُ الطَّعَامَ وَتَقْرَأُ السَّلاَمَ عَلَى مَنْ عَرَفْتَ وَمَنْ لَمْ تَعْرِفْ
To feed the hungry and to greet with Salaam (peace, safety) those you know and those you do not know.  (Sahih Bukhari 28, Grade: Sahih)
The meaning of spreading peace to “those you do not know” is to spread peace in the world in general.
Ammar ibn Yasir(RA) said:
ثَلَاثٌ مَنْ جَمَعَهُنَّ فَقَدْ جَمَعَ الْإِيمَانَ الْإِنْصَافُ مِنْ نَفْسِكَ وَبَذْلُ السَّلَامِ لِلْعَالَمِ وَالْإِنْفَاقُ مِنْ الْإِقْتَارِ
Whoever has three qualities will have completed the faith: fairness from yourself to others, offering peace (salaam, safety) to the world, and spending in charity even while poor.   (Sahih Bukhari 28, Grade: Sahih)

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