Hadhrat Thaanwi (Rahmatullahi Alaih)

June, 2015

  • 1 June

    Keeping a clean heart for the Ulama and Pious

    Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: Even if one does not carry out many good deeds, then at least one should try to keep a clean and open heart towards the Ulama and pious. In this way one will benefit in Deen. At no point should one …

May, 2015

  • 25 May

    Prerequisite of Deriving full benefit from Zikr

    Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: Zikr is a means of acquiring great blessings. However, one will derive the full benefit from the blessings provided one refrains from evil actions and sins. This could be understood through the following illustration. Consider the example of a person who …

  • 18 May

    Thinking before Carrying Out any Action

    Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: One should think and ponder before uttering any word or carrying out any action. Through thinking and pondering before doing any deed one will save oneself from errors and mistakes. (Malfoozaat Hakeemul Ummat 8/270)

  • 11 May

    Keeping the Heart Pure at all Times

    Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: In order to acquire the true love of Allah Ta’ala, I consider it extremely important for one to keep one’s heart pure at all times from wrong feelings and sinful thoughts and be focussed towards the mercy of Allah Ta’ala. The …

  • 4 May

    Allah Ta’ala deals with His servant in accordance to the servant’s expectation in Him

    Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: One should at no point become despondent of the mercy of Allah Ta’ala. Instead at all times one should hope for Allah Ta’ala’s special mercy. Allah Ta’ala deals with His servant in accordance to the expectation the servant has in Allah …

April, 2015

  • 20 April

    Performing the Sunnat Salaah in the Musjid

    Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: Apart from the fardh salaah being performed in the musjid, our aslaaf used to perform their sunnat salaah in their homes. Certainly there is great virtue in performing one’s sunnats at home. However on account of the fact that nowadays there …

  • 13 April

    Being Concerned of One’s own Islaah

    Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: Nowadays we find a common sickness prevalent everywhere, that most people are worried about the faults and weaknesses of others, but do not pay any attention to their own weaknesses and inner maladies (whereas we are commanded in Shariah to be …

  • 6 April

    The Effect of Imaan

    Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: The effect of Imaan in the life of a person is such that it prompts him towards showing kindness and compassion to the creation, forgiving and overlooking their weaknesses and adopting courage and bravery at the time of difficulties. As a …

March, 2015

  • 30 March

    The Noor of the Heart cannot co-exist with Sins

    Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: It is possible that there be good deeds in a person’s life despite him also being involved in sins. However, the noor of the heart cannot co-exist with sins. Where sins are perpetrated, immediately the light of the heart is affected. …

  • 23 March

    The Vital Ingredient of Love

    Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: Without possessing excessive love for Allah Ta’ala and for Deen, despite how simple a command may be, one will experience difficulty in fulfilling it. On the other hand, if the ingredient of love is found within one’s life, despite how difficult …