Hadhrat Thaanwi (Rahmatullahi Alaih)

October, 2018

September, 2018

  • 3 September

    The Formula for Muslims to Gain Power and Rulership in the Earth

    Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: The Muslims can only gain power and rulership in the earth through them constantly remaining obedient to Allah Ta‘ala and fulfilling His commands. It is logical that if a person wants to gain a favour from someone, then he is more …

July, 2018

  • 30 July

    The True Sign of Perfection

    Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: People regard different things to be the sign of a person’s perfection. Some people base perfection on one’s excessive ‘ibaadah (worship), while others base perfection on one’s level of taqwa (piety and abstinence). However, according to the ‘Ulama, the person who …

  • 9 July

    True Victory is in Earning the Pleasure of Allah Ta‘ala

    Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: The Muslim Ummah gaining victory and success is not subject to the Muslims being few or many in number. Rather, victory is based on something else entirely. True victory for the Muslims is to make their sole priority in life to …

April, 2018

  • 16 April

    Islam – The Greatest Favour of Allah Ta‘ala

    Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: In reality, even if a king ruling over all seven continents has to embrace Islam, his embracing Islam will not add any glory and honour to Islam. However, if he feels honoured and pleased that Allah Ta‘ala has honoured him with the …

March, 2018

  • 26 March

    The Solution to Abstaining from Backbiting

    Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: I received a letter from a person who wrote to me saying, “If you know any solution for saving oneself from gheebah (backbiting), then please share it with me, I will be grateful.” In reply, I wrote, “The solution is for …

  • 5 March

    The Reality of Barakah

    Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: The meaning of barakah (divine blessings) is not as many people think it to be. Many people think that barakah is for a person to acquire what he wants through merely reciting some wazifa and without making the correct effort and …

February, 2018

  • 12 February

    The benefit of recording a transaction or asking for a receipt when dealing

    Once, Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi alaihi) mentioned that a well-known proverb in the Arabic language is: “Live like brothers but deal like strangers” Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi alaihi) thereafter explained: There are many advantages and benefits through one adopting clarity and system in one’s dealings. Whether …

January, 2018

  • 22 January

    The Meaning of Adab

    Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: The path of acquiring the love of Allah Ta’ala largely revolves around the amount of adab that one has in his life. It is not compulsory for one to engage in spiritual exercises and exert himself in acts of nafl ‘ibaadah, …

December, 2017

  • 25 December

    The Outcome of Ingratitude

    Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: So long as a person regards himself unworthy of the favours he enjoys and recognizes the favours to be a sheer grace and bounty from the side of Allah Ta’ala upon him, he will continue to receive from the favours of …