Sayyed Mohammad Al-Musawi, Sayyed Mohammad al-Musawi is originally from Iraq and heads up the World Ahlul Bayt Islamic League in London. Other than being involved in various humanitarian projects, he frequently responds to... Answered 2 months ago

It is good but not enough just to tell your mother to convey your Salaams to your relatives  if you do not have any real reason stopping you from getting in touch with them directly e.g. if some is in jail or hospital or far away and can not contact his relatives, then he can send Salaams to them through others.

Silat al-Rahim is a state of live connection with the relatives as much as the common sense understands as good connection with the relatives.