Sunnats and Aadaab

October, 2018

  • 2 October

    Aadaab when interacting with One’s Elders – Part 14

    1. If one’s elders are engaged in some ibaadat or work and one wishes to speak to them or discuss some matter with them, one should wait for them to complete whatever they are engaged in. When waiting for them, one should wait at a slight distance so that they …

September, 2018

  • 25 September

    Aadaab when interacting with One’s Elders – Part 13

    1. If one does not live near his asaatiza (teachers) and elders, then too he should maintain contact with them by phoning them and occasionally taking out the time to visit them. In this manner, he will be able to keep a good relationship with them and continue to benefit …

  • 18 September

    Aadaab when interacting with One’s Elders – Part 12

    1. If you notice your elders making a mistake, then do not be hasty in correcting them immediately, as it is possible that you have not understood the situation correctly. Hence, when you find a suitable opportunity, then respectfully enquire from them regarding the matter. In this way, if they …

  • 4 September

    Aadaab when interacting with One’s Elders – Part 11

    1. If your seniors request you to do a task for them, then you should inform them upon its completion. 2. If the task that your seniors ask you to carry out is not manageable for you, then politely and respectfully excuse yourself.

July, 2018

  • 31 July

    Aadaab when interacting with One’s Elders – Part 10

    1. If your seniors reprimand you for some mistake which you did not make, then remain silent and accept their correction. Later on, when the time is right, you may respectfully explain yourself. 2. When walking with your seniors, then let them walk ahead of you.

  • 24 July

    Aadaab when interacting with One’s Elders – Part 9

    1. One should not address his seniors from a distance by shouting out to them if he needs to enquire regarding anything. Rather, he should respectfully go up to them and then address them. 2. Do not wait for your seniors to ask you to fulfil some service which is …

  • 17 July

    Aadaab when interacting with One’s Elders – Part 8

    1. One should not regard himself to be equal or greater than his seniors. 2. One should not hope or desire that his elders call him by respectable titles etc.

  • 9 July

    Aadaab when interacting with One’s Elders – Part 7

    1. When you are in the company of your senior, do not embark on any activity without his consent. 2. Do not ask your senior to do any work for you. Rather, you should remain in his service.

  • 2 July

    Aadaab when interacting with One’s Elders – Part 6

    1. When addressing your elder speak to him with respect. Do not be rude and disrespectful in your approach. 2. Do not raise your voice above the voice of your elder, nor argue with him.

June, 2018

  • 26 June

    Aadaab when interacting with One’s Elders – Part 5

    1. If you are seated and your elder speaks to you while he is standing, then out of respect you should also stand and answer him. Do not remain seated and answer him while he is standing. The same will apply if he is sitting and you are standing. You …