Hazrat Moulana Ilyaas (Rahmatullahi Alaih)

February, 2017

  • 20 February

    The True Meaning of Istighnaa (Independance)

    Hazrat Moulana Muhammad Ilyaas (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: Some pious and learned people have an incorrect notion regarding the meaning of ‘istighnaa’. They feel that istighnaa is for a person to completely cease meeting wealthy people and to totally avoid mixing and interacting with them. Whereas this is not the …

January, 2017

  • 30 January

    The Purpose of a Believer Acquiring Wealth

    Hazrat Moulana Muhammad Ilyaas (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: Hazrat Umar (Radhiyallahu ‘Anhu) and many other Sahaabah (Radhiyallahu ‘Anhum) had acquired a lot of wealth during their lives. In fact, many Sahaabah (Radhiyallahu ‘Anhum) would receive a regular income. However, from the wealth they possessed, they would spend very little on …

  • 9 January

    The Way of the Ambiyaa (Alayhimus Salaam)

    Hazrat Moulana Muhammad Ilyaas (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) while addressing a group of students once mentioned: O students of Deen, recognize your lofty position and status in Deen. The knowledge of Deen which Allah Ta’ala has blessed you with is such that all the treasures of this world put together cannot equal …

December, 2016

  • 12 December

    The Need for Correction

    Hazrat Moulana Muhammad Ilyaas (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned to some of his close associates: Hazrat Umar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) would say to Hazrat Abu Ubaidah (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) and Hazrat Mu’aaz (radhiyallahu ‘anhu), “Though I am the Khalifah, I am not independent of you. I am still in need of your advising …

November, 2016

  • 21 November

    Studying the Books of the Sufis under the Guidance of the Mashaaikh

    Hazrat Moulana Muhammad Ilyaas (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: Our Deeni elders discourage people who are not bayt to pious, learned and experienced mashaaikh from studying the books of the sufis (as they will not be able to comprehend the knowledge in its correct perspective and this in turn will cause …

October, 2016

  • 31 October

    The Unity of Islam

    Hazrat Moulana Muhammad Ilyaas (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: The purpose of this movement of tableegh is to unite all the Muslims on the Deen of Islam. Once the entire ummah is united upon the Deen of Islam, they will be able to sacrifice their desires in order to fulfil the …

  • 10 October

    The Need for Making Mashwarah

    Hazrat Moulana Muhammad Ilyaas (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: In this work of Da’wat and Tableegh (inviting people towards Deen), in order for one to see the desired level of progress, one is required to inculcate within himself sincerity in all his works and actions. Apart from the need to inculcate …

September, 2016

  • 19 September

    Showing Appreciation to All the Avenues of Deen

    Hazrat Moulana Muhammad Ilyaas (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: We should acknowledge and show appreciation to all the means and avenues through which Deen has come to us. Not acknowledging and showing appreciation is a means of ingratitude and a cause of great deprivation. Nabi (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) has said in …

  • 5 September

    Attaining Success in this World and the Hereafter

    Hazrat Moulana Muhammad Ilyaas (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: In regard to the verse of Surah Mu’minoon in the 18th juz, Allah Ta’ala says: قَد أَفلَحَ المُؤمِنونَ “The believers are successful.” In the following verses, Allah Ta’ala enumerates the qualities of the true believers and explains that those who adopt the …

August, 2016

  • 8 August

    The Yardstick to Measure True ‘Ilm and Amal

    Hazrat Moulana Muhammad Ilyaas (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: Deeni knowledge is a noor (light) that motivates one towards amal (carrying out righteous deeds). Amal (carrying out righteous deeds) in turn creates the awareness and consciousness of Allah Ta‘ala within the heart of a person (thereby preventing him from committing sins). …