The Basis of Salvation is Allah’s Mercy

February, 2014

  • 16 February

    A strange incident regarding a worshipper from the Bani Israaeel

    Hakeemul Islam Hadhrat Qari Tayyib Saheb (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) writes: In the Hadith there is an incident mentioned regarding a man from the Bani Israaeel who was a devoted worshipper and an ascetic; who night and day was engrossed in the worship of Allah Ta’ala. However, since he had a family, …

  • 9 February

    Performing a Few rakaats of Salaah

    Hadhrat Thanwi (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) writes: Someone had seen Hadhrat Junaid Baghdadi (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) in a dream after he had passed away. He enquired from Hadhrat Junaid Baghdadi (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) as to how Allah Ta’ala dealt with him in the Hereafter? Hadhrat Junaid Baghdadi (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) replied: فنيت الحقائق والإشارات ونفدت …

  • 2 February

    A Father’s liberation from Hell due to his Son

    Imaam Raazi (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) writes: On one occasion, Hadhrat ‘Isa (Alaihis Salaam) passed by a grave and (in a vision) he had seen that a few angels were punishing the inmate of the grave. Hadhrat ‘Isa (Alaihis Salaam) then continued on his journey. On his return, he had taken the …

January, 2014

  • 26 January

    Assisting the Ummah

    Hadhrat Imaam Ghazaali (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) writes: Hadhrat Abu Sa’eed Shahhaam (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) says that after the demise of Hadhrat Sahl Sa’luki (Rahmatullahi Alaihi), I had once seen him in a dream and addressed him as “O Shaikh”. He prevented me from calling him Shaikh. Abu Sa’eed says that I told …

  • 19 January

    The Forgiveness of Allah Ta’ala

    Hadhrat Thanwi (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) writes: It is mentioned in ar-Rahmatul Muhdaat that on one occasion a Nabi (Alaihis Salaam) had passed by a graveyard wherein there were new graves which were in a good state. As he drew closer he realized that most of the inmates of these graves were …

  • 12 January

    Removing a Branch from the Pathway

    Hadhrat Abu Hurayrah (Radhiyallahu Anhu) narrates that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) has said: “Once, there was a man walking along a pathway and his sight had fallen on a branch of a tree (lying in the middle of the road). He thought to himself that it is only right for …

  • 5 January

    Quenching the thirst of a dog

    Hadhrat Abu Hurayrah (Radhiyallahu Anhu) narrates that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) has said: “Allah Ta’ala had forgiven an immodest (loose) and sinful woman on account of the compassion she showed to a dog. On one occasion she passed by a dog standing at the edge of a well with its …

December, 2013

  • 29 December

    The basis of Salvation is Allah’s mercy, not Actions

    As believers, we are accountable and answerable for adhering to the mubaarak Sunnah of Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam). Adhering to the Sunnah means carrying out every action that Nabi (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) has commanded us and abstaining from all those actions that Nabi (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) has prohibited us. The …

December, 2012

  • 26 December

    An Honest Businessman

    Hassan bin Ziyaad (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) says: “Imaam Abu Haneefa (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) bought a consignment of fabric which had a defect in it. He sent the consignment to his partner to sell it off and instructed him to clearly inform the customers of the defect. It happened that the partner sold …