Showing Compassion to the Creation of Allah

May, 2014

  • 11 May

    Hazrat Shibli’s (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) manner of compassion to an ant

    Shaikh Sa’di (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) mentions: Hazrat Shibli (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) purchased some grain from the city. Thereafter he tied it in a cloth, placed it on his head and carried it to his village. When he reached home he opened the bundle. He saw that in the grain there was an …

April, 2014

  • 27 April

    The incident of Hazrat Amr ibn ‘Aas (Radiyallahu Anhu) and the pigeon egg

    Mufti Muhammad Taqi Uthmani (Daamat Barakaatuh) writes: In the time of Hadhrat Umar (Radiyallahu Anhu), Hadhrat Amr ibn ‘Aas (Radiyallahu Anhu) was sent to conquer Egypt by Hazrat Umar (Radiyallahu Anhu). The army reached the city of Cairo and laid siege on it which lasted for approximately six months. Hazrat …

  • 20 April

    The hearts of the Awliyaa (The true friends of Allah Ta’ala)

    There was a person who used to harbor enmity towards Hazrat Nizaamuddeen Awliyaa (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) throughout his life. He always tried to cause harm to Hazrat and exhausted all his energies in bringing disrepute to him. When this person passed away, and the news of his death reached Hazrat Nizaamuddeen …

  • 13 April

    Be more Concerned about the Opinion of Allah Ta’ala than the Opinions of People

    Once, a person addressed Hazrat Abu Zarr Ghifaari (Radiyallahu Anhu) in a rude manner and began hurling abuse at him. Hazrat Abu Zarr Ghifaari (Radiyallahu Anhu) replied by saying: “The only barrier between Jannat and I is a valley. If I am able to cross over that valley, then I …

March, 2014

  • 23 March

    Tell me One Thing and I will tell you Ten Things

    Once someone told Ahnaf ibn Qais (Rahmatullahi Alaihi): ان قلت لي كلمة اسمعتك عشراً فقال الاحنف لكنك لو قلت لي عشراً لم تسمع مني واحدةً “If you dare tell me one derogatory word, be prepared to hear ten words from me. In response to this, he (Ahnaf ibn Qais Rahmatullahi …

  • 16 March

    Refraining from hurting the Creation

    Hadhrat ‘Amr bin Sa’d (Radhiallahu Anhu) was a Sahaabi who possessed great fear of Allah Ta’ala. During the khilaafat of Hadhrat Umar (Radhiallahu Anhu), Hadhrat ‘Amr bin Sa’d (Radhiallahu Anhu) was nominated as the governor of Hims by Hadhrat Umar (Radhiallahu Anhu). However, at the time of his nomination, he …

  • 9 March

    An Incident regarding a Thief

    Shaikh Sa’di (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) writes: “Once, a thief silently sneaked into the house of a saint. The saint was asleep and was not aware of the thief’s entry. The thief began to search everywhere to see if he could find something valuable. However, after searching the entire dwelling, he realized …

  • 2 March

    Exercising patience with one’s wife

    Hazrat Thaanwi (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) mentions: Once, there was a pious person whose wife used to harass him a lot.  It reached such a point that people noticed the inconvenience she was putting him through. Some concerned people even suggested to him that he should divorce her. He replied, “I also …

February, 2014

  • 23 February

    Showing Compassion to the creation of Allah Ta’ala

    Islam teaches us to be kind and compassionate to the creation of Allah Ta’ala. Nabi (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) is reported to have said, الخلق عيال الله فاحب الخلق إلى الله من احسن إلى عياله The creation of Allah are the family of Allah Ta’ala (i.e. Just as a person loves …