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November, 2016

  • 21 November

    Studying the Books of the Sufis under the Guidance of the Mashaaikh

    Hazrat Moulana Muhammad Ilyaas (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: Our Deeni elders discourage people who are not bayt to pious, learned and experienced mashaaikh from studying the books of the sufis (as they will not be able to comprehend the knowledge in its correct perspective and this in turn will cause …

  • 15 November

    Revealing the True Facts of Yazeed ~ The Incident of Karbala and the Events that Followed

    This book has been prepared to explain the incidents and events that occurred during the reign of Yazeed as well as to reveal the mainstream view of the Sahaabah (Radiyallahu Anhum), Taabi’een and the luminaries of the various eras of Islam regarding Yazeed. See Also: The status of Yazeed and …

  • 14 November

    The status of Yazeed and the position of the narrator Abu Mikhnaf

    Q: Could you explain to me the correct opinion regarding Yazeed bin Mu’aawiyah? I read the book “Revealing the True Facts of Yazeed ~ The Incident of KARBALA and the Events that Followed”. I found it to be very beneficial, however I have heard that there is a weak narrator by …

  • 14 November

    The reliability of the book “Revealing the True Facts of Yazeed ~ The Incident of KARBALA and the Events that Followed”

    Q: Mufti Saheb, I have heard that some of the narrations in the book “Revealing the True Facts of Yazeed ~ The Incident of KARBALA and the Events that Followed” are quoted through a weak, shia narrator, by the name of Abu Mikhnaf. Is this correct? If it is, then can we …

  • 14 November

    Salvation in Seclusion

    Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: Nowadays, salvation lies in keeping to oneself and associating less with people. (In this way, one will be able to concentrate on one’s self reformation and be safeguarded from the wrongs of association and company.) I came across the statement of …

  • 7 November

    The Importance of Remaining within the Parameters set by the Pious Predecessors

    Hazrat Shaikh Moulana Muhammad Zakariyya (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) writes: I hold the same view regarding my seniors which Hazrat Umar bin Abdul Azeez (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) expressed regarding his seniors (i.e. the Sahaabah [radiyallahu anhum]) when he said: Indeed they possessed sound knowledge through which they could remain firm on Sharee’ah and …

October, 2016

  • 31 October

    The Unity of Islam

    Hazrat Moulana Muhammad Ilyaas (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: The purpose of this movement of tableegh is to unite all the Muslims on the Deen of Islam. Once the entire ummah is united upon the Deen of Islam, they will be able to sacrifice their desires in order to fulfil the …

  • 24 October

    The Degeneration of Hayaa

    Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: It is not in keeping with hayaa and modesty for women to write their names in their articles as is prevalent nowadays. Yes, there will be no harm in revealing their names after their demise. Men have a natural inclination towards …

  • 17 October

    Creating the Environment of Deen within the Home

    Hazrat Shaikh Moulana Muhammad Zakariyya (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: You should all continue to engage in the zikr of Allah Ta‘ala. After the month of Ramadhaan, most people write to me complaining that they no longer perceive the effects they would perceive during the month of Ramadhaan. They no longer …

  • 10 October

    The Need for Making Mashwarah

    Hazrat Moulana Muhammad Ilyaas (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: In this work of Da’wat and Tableegh (inviting people towards Deen), in order for one to see the desired level of progress, one is required to inculcate within himself sincerity in all his works and actions. Apart from the need to inculcate …