Being Considerate about the Feelings of People

December, 2014

  • 7 December

    Moving out of Consideration for one’s Muslim Brother

    عن واثلة بن الخطاب قال : دخل رجل إلى رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم وهو في المسجد قاعد فتزحزح له رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم . فقال الرجل : يا رسول الله إن في المكان سعة . فقال النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم : " إن للمسلم لحقا …

  • 1 December

    Considering the Feelings of Others

    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 …

November, 2014

  • 23 November

    One Etiquette when Sitting by a Sick Person

    Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) taught the Ummah that at the time of visiting the sick one should shorten one’s stay. The reason for this is so that one does not become the means of bringing discomfort and inconvenience to the sick. Hence from this mubaarak teaching of Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi …

  • 16 November

    The caution exercised by Hadhrat Abdullah bin Umar (Radhiallahu Anhuma) when dealing with People

    Hadhrat Abdullah bin Dinaar (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) relates that on one occasion I was present with Hadhrat Abdullah bin Umar (Radhiallahu Anhuma). A person then came to Hadhrat Abdullah bin Umar (Radhiallahu Anhuma) and mentioned to him that he wished to discuss something confidential with him. At that time besides myself …

  • 9 November

    Hadhrat Abu Bakr (Radhiallahu Anhu) taking into consideration the feelings of Hadhrat Umar (Radhiallahu Anhu)

    Hadhrat Hafsah (Radhiallahu Anha) was the daughter of Hadhrat Umar (Radhiallahu Anhu). She was first married to Hadhrat Khunais bin Huzaifah (Radhiallahu Anhu), who embraced Islam in the early days. He first emigrated to Abyssinia and then to Madinah Tayyibah. He participated in Badr, and was fatally wounded in Badr …

  • 2 November

    The Sacrifice and Consideration of Moulana Asghar Husain (Rahmatullahi Alaihi)

    Moulana Asghar Husain (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) had some differences on certain political matters with a leading Aalim. On one occasion that Aalim announced that he would lead the salaatul istisqaa (i.e. a special salaah performed for rain) due to the impending drought. Through some indication perhaps, Moulana Asghar Husain (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) …

October, 2014

  • 26 October

    The Selfless Sacrifice of Moulana Asghar Husain (Rahmatullahi Alaihi)

    Moulana Asghar Husain (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) was a role model in terms of discharging his duties and being considerate towards his relatives, friends and neighbours. His house was made of mud, which had to be replastered every year on account of the heavy rains. While doing so he had to remove …

  • 19 October

    Moulana Asghar Husain (Rahmatullahi Alaihi)’s Consideration for his Neighbours

    On one occasion Mufti Muhammad Shafee’ (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) and Moulana Zaki Kayfi (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) visited their ustaad Moulana Asghar Husain (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) after the Maghrib salaah. Moulana Asghar Husain (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) offered them mangoes, which Mufti Muhammad Shafee’ (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) gladly accepted. He brought two baskets, one full of mangoes …

November, 2012

  • 7 November

    Preferring Others to Oneself

      A Sahabi once came to Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) and complained of hunger and distress.  At that time Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) had nothing with him to present to the guest. Subsequently, Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) sent a message to his blessed wives, enquiring from them as to whether …

October, 2012

  • 17 October

    Rendering Service to the Creation

    During the period Hadhrat Moulana Rasheed Ahmad Gangohi (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) was imprisoned, there was a prisoner in the jail who requested Moulana to teach him the Qura’aan. When Moulana received the news of his release, the prisoner had a few paras left to complete and was extremely saddened to hear …