Malfoozaat

Correct the relationship with Allah Ta‘ala

Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: There is nothing more efficient in warding off the punishment of Allah Ta‘ala than imaan, taubah and righteousness. Everyone and everything is in His divine control, so the correct thing is to correct the relationship with Him. In the Battle of Badr, the …

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An Amaanat of Allah Ta‘ala

Once, a group of students from Darul Uloom Deoband had come to Nizaamuddeen to spend some time in the path of Allah Ta‘ala. In regard to these students, Hazrat Moulana Muhammad Ilyaas (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) mentioned the following advice to his attendant: These students who have come here to spend time …

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The System of Allah Ta‘ala

Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: The servant should take up the courage to carry out righteous works, and then Allah Ta‘ala will cause his endeavours to materialise and be fruitful. This can be understood through the example of a father who sees his infant child trying …

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There is no Person who is Completely Free of Weakness

Hazrat Shaikh Moulana Muhammad Zakariyya (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned the following in reply to the letter of a person who complained of various weaknesses: There is no person who is completely free of weakness and sin. Hence, the Hadith mentions: كل ابن آدم خطاء وخير الخطائين التوابون (سنن الترمذي رقم …

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The Power of Du‘aa

Hazrat Moulana Muhammad Ilyaas (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: Many Muslims neglect making du‘aa, and as for those who make du‘aa, then many of them have not understood the power of du‘aa. The importance and power of du‘aa need to be explained to the Muslims in order that they engage in …

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Acknowledging the Grace of Allah Ta‘ala upon us

Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: The righteous actions that we carry out during our lives are only through the grace of Allah Ta‘ala. Allah Ta‘ala creates the motivation within our hearts to remember him and carry out those righteous actions. Hence, at no time should we …

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