Malfoozaat

Remedy for Pride

Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: Most people were destroyed when they became proud and arrogant. When a person shows off and becomes boastful over the bounties he is blessed with, this becomes a means of those bounties being snatched away. The solution to rid oneself of pride is …

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Enduring the Challenges of the Time

Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: Every age has a different challenge. When Nabi (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) left this world then there was the challenge of those who reneged from Islam. Then in one age there existed the challenge of preserving the ahaadeeth of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam). These …

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Becoming the Beloved of Allah Ta‘ala

Hazrat Shaikh Moulana Muhammad Zakariyya (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: One should strive to emulate every Sunnat of Nabi (sallallahu alaihi wasallam) in one’s life. Similarly, one should endeavour to practise the Mustahab acts of Deen to the best of one’s ability. This is my advice to all my friends and …

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The Du‘aa Taught to the Greatest Follower of this Ummah

Hazrat Moulana Muhammad Ilyaas (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: It is mentioned in the Hadith that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) taught Hazrat Abu Bakr (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) the following du‘aa and instructed him to recite it before making salaam at the end of his salaah: اَللَّهُمَّ إِنِّيْ ظَلَمْتُ نَفْسِيْ ظُلْمًا كَثِيْرًا وَلَا …

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Adopting Moderation when Dealing with People, together with Remaining within the Limits of Shariah

Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: A businessman told me that a certain person, who was a follower of a barelwi sheikh, mentioned the following to him in Calcutta, “Who claims that Ashraf Ali is a deobandi? The deobandis (people of Deoband) regard him to be a …

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Fulfilling the Rights of the Creation

Hazrat Shaikh Moulana Muhammad Zakariyya (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: My Senior Buzrugaan-e-Deen have not only mentioned the following advice but I had seen them diligently practise upon it in their lives as well – a person should not be more concerned regarding how people deal with him, rather he should …

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