What is the meaning of the word 'madad', as in a person's saying, 'Madad O Messenger of Allah' or 'Madad O shaykh so-and-so'?
The one who calls upon the `Awliya (saints), is it forbidden or permitted?

 

On Seeking Aid of the Messenger of Allah and the `Awliya
Habib Umar bin Hafiz