Do not Look Down on Anyone

December, 2013

  • 22 December

    Do not Underestimate Anyone

    On one occasion a Bedouin Sahabi entered the Musjid of Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam). He had the urge to relieve himself and due to being uneducated (with the injunctions of Islaam) he relieved himself in one corner of the Musjid. The Sahabah-e-Kiraam (Radhiallahu Anhum) were naturally enraged at this and …

  • 15 December

    Transformation From a Fruit to a Stone

    The author of ‘Haalaate Mashaaikhe Kaandhla writes: Hadhrat Mufti Ilaahi Baksh Saheb (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) narrates the following incident: From amongst the signs of Allah Ta’ala is that, once a beggar passed by a fruit orchard in Shah Jahaan Aabaad on the outskirts of Dehli. At that time, the fruits were …

  • 9 December

    Do not Look down and despise Anyone

    Greatness and highness are qualities of Allah Ta’ala that are exclusive to Him. As ordinary human beings, we should not regard ourselves as being worthy of greatness, because when a person considers himself to be great then automatically he will begin to look down on others. This is extremely dangerous …

  • 8 December

    Hadhrat Junaid Baghdadi (Rahmatullahi Alaihi)’s Doubt regarding a certain Person

    On one occasion, Hadhrat Junaid (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) had seen a strong, well built man begging outside the Musjid. Having seen this, Hadhrat Junaid (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) disapproved of his begging and within his heart entertained doubts regarding the man. That night he had seen in a dream that he was being …

  • 1 December

    Performing Salaah behind Habib Ajmi (Rahmatullahi Alaihi)

    Hadhrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) relates: Hadhrat Hasan Basri (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) was blessed with profound understanding and comprehensive knowledge in all sciences of Deen; he was a Muhaddith (commentator of Hadith), Mufassir (commentator of the Quraan), Sufi and a Qaari. One night while Hadhrat Habib Ajmi (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) …

November, 2013

  • 24 November

    The Funeral of an Effeminate

    Abdul Wahhaab bin Abdul Hameed Thaqafi (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) relates that he once saw a janaaza being carried to the grave-yard by three men and a woman. There was no other person following the janaaza. The Sheikh joined them and lifted the side that she was supporting. They went to the burial-place, …

  • 17 November

    The Consequence of Hurting Someone

    Hadhrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thaanwi (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) (1943/1362) mentioned that I had heard the following incident from Haaji Imdaadullah (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) regarding his ustaad Hadhrat Moulana Qalandar Saheb (Rahmatullahi Alaihi), a resident of Jalaalabaad, who was a ‘saahibe huzoori’.  ‘Saahibe huzoori’ is a certain calibre of auliyaa who are blessed …