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“Hadhrat Moulana Muhammad Ilyas Kandhelwi”

Placing one’s Reliance on Allah Ta’ala

Hazrat Moulana Muhammad Ilyaas (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: A person becoming despondent of Deeni progress on account of lack of resources is in actual fact a sign that his reliance on worldly means is more than his conviction upon the power of Allah Ta’ala and His promises. One should place his reliance entirely upon Allah […]

Remaining within the limits of Shariah

Hazrat Moulana Muhammad Ilyaas (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: In Islam, we are commanded to neither hoard wealth nor mise with it. Rather, we should spend it in halaal avenues. While spending wealth, one should be mindful of not transgressing the limits of Shariah by spending the wealth in impermissible or incorrect avenues. One should ensure […]

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 their personal needs. Their food […]

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 me and guiding me if […]

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 them to fall into confusion […]