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The Need to Follow the Correct Procedures

Hazrat Moulana Muhammad Ilyaas (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: The mistake people tend to make nowadays is that they regard the following of the correct Deeni procedures to be difficult and therefore avoid them. Without adopting the correct Deeni procedures, one cannot attain Deeni success. In worldly matters also, one is required to follow the correct […]

Ignoring the Whispers of Shaitaan

Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: The way to repel stray thoughts and the whispers of Shaitaan is to deal with them with courage and determination. Dealing with them with courage and determination is to totally ignore them and not pay any attention to them. This is similar to a stray barking […]

Adherence to the Sunnah in all Facets of Life

Hazrat Shaikh Moulana Muhammad Zakariyya (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: My respected uncle, Hazrat Moulana Muhammad Ilyaas (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) had called me one day prior to his demise and given me the following advice: “Strive to the best of your ability to inculcate every sunnah of Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) in your life and also encourage […]

The Need to Progress

Hazrat Moulana Muhammad Ilyaas (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: There is no stagnation in Deen. One is either progressing or retrogressing. If a person does not strive and make effort in Deen, his spiritual condition will gradually begin to weaken. To understand this concept, consider the example of a garden. When the water and air are […]

Reformation – The Basis of Allah Ta’ala’s Mercy

Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: How can the advice of a spiritual mentor benefit the one who has no interest or desire to change his life? The people who paid the most attention to the reformation of the people were the Ambiyaa’ (‘alaihimus salaam). However, despite receiving the attention and advice […]