Evidences for Tawassul
When it comes to Islamic videos on YouTube that have text and comments written all the way through them, I have to admit I am not a big fan. (Shock, horror….)
But this one is an exception:
In this the creator outlines a number of different pieces of sound evidence for the permissibility of tawassul, that is making d’ua through an intercessor, whether alive or dead.
Also see this very good article on Marifah.net that expounds on the hadith of ‘Uthman ibn Hunayf which is the strongest and soundest opinion of its permissibility:
And to Him is our return.