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The Solution for the Crisis of the Ummah

A few leading personalities had once come to Hazrat Shaikh Moulana Muhammad Zakariyya (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) with the aim of seeking advice from him regarding the various efforts that could be implemented in trying to improve the situation in Baytul Muqaddas and Palestine. The advice that Hazrat Shaikh (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) gave them was such that it […]

Not Losing Hope when making Dua

Hazrat Shaikh Moulana Muhammad Zakariyya (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) writes: Dua is indeed very important, and to neglect making dua is a means of great loss and deprivation. Even when it outwardly seems as if our dua is not being answered, we should not lose courage and hope. It is reported in the Hadith that, in answering […]

The Blessings of a Simple Nikah which is conducted in accordance to the Sunnah

Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: There was a person who had performed the nikah of his daughter in the musjid after Asr Salaah. After the nikah was performed, there were just a few dates that were distributed, and the groom did not even wear new clothing for the nikah. Likewise, there […]

Submission before Allah

Hazrat Shaikh Moulana Muhammad Zakariyya (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: My beloved friends! Express submission before Allah Ta’ala, (that Being who has complete control over everything), and everything will become submissive and obedient to you. The incident of the Sahaabah (radhiyallahu ‘anhum) is well known, where they were once in the jungles of Africa and they […]

The True Meaning of Istighnaa (Independance)

Hazrat Moulana Muhammad Ilyaas (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: Some pious and learned people have an incorrect notion regarding the meaning of ‘istighnaa’. They feel that istighnaa is for a person to completely cease meeting wealthy people and to totally avoid mixing and interacting with them. Whereas this is not the true meaning of istighnaa. The […]