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August 2017

Associating with People

Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: I do not, of my own accord, associate with the wealthy. However, if they associate with me, then I fulfil their needs and do not turn away from them. Many a wealthy person is such that when someone wishes to meet and associate with him, he […]

The Importance of Fulfilling the Rights of People

Hazrat Shaikh Moulana Muhammad Zakariyya (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: If a person is swearing you and speaking ill of you behind your back, he is actually giving you his good deeds. If he does not have sufficient good deeds to give you, then he is taking your evil deeds onto his own head. A Hadith […]

Making an Effort to Acquire the Wealth of Taqwa

Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: The real commodity for one to earn and purchase is taqwa. The hadeeth teaches us that the one who has taqwa will remain safe even if he is in the territory of his enemy. So make an effort to acquire the wealth of taqwa. Taqwa is for one […]

Barakah (blessings) lies with Your Elders

وعن ابن عباس أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم قال البركة مع أكابركم  رواه الطبراني في الأوسط والحاكم وقال صحيح على شرط مسلم (الترغيب والترهيب 1/148) Hadhrat Abdullah ibn Abbaas (Radhiyallahu Anhuma) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “Barakah (blessings) lies with your elders.” (i.e. in acquiring ilm from them, respecting them […]

Sunnats and Aadaab of Greeting (Salaam) – Part 9

This entry is part 10 of 20 in the series Sunnats and Aadaab of Greeting

1. When leaving the home, one should leave the home with salaam. عن قتادة قال : قال النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم: إذا دخلتم بيتًا فسلموا على أهلِهِ فإذا خرجتم فأودعوا أهله بسلام (شعب الايمان للبيهقي رقم 8459) Hadhrat Qataadah (Rahimahullah) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “When you enter a home, then make […]