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The Importance of Adhering to a Timetable

Hazrat Khwaaja Azeezul Hassan (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) mentioned that Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) had given him the following advice: It is extremely important for one to allocate a fixed time for every work and duty, and to thereafter adhere strictly to this timetable. It should not be that one begins to attend to […]

Gaining a Sound Understanding in Deen

Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: A person who does not possess a sound temperament and whose understanding is deficient finds irrelevant facts appealing to his logic, but is unable to grasp and comprehend the correct arguments. I was once explaining, to an educated person the reason for rearing dogs being impermissible. […]

The Islamic Etiquette at the time of Meals

Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: During meals, issues of a serious and intricate nature should not be discussed. Rather, light-hearted topics and things that do not require serious thought should be spoken about. The reason for this is that serious and intricate discussions require deep thought and thus can cause one […]

The Blessings of a Simple Nikah which is conducted in accordance to the Sunnah

Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: There was a person who had performed the nikah of his daughter in the musjid after Asr Salaah. After the nikah was performed, there were just a few dates that were distributed, and the groom did not even wear new clothing for the nikah. Likewise, there […]

The Deception of Shaitaan

Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: In today’s times, the statement, “This mouth is unworthy of making du‘aa” is commonly heard from people. A person once came to me and expressed the same feeling, saying that he was unworthy of making du‘aa. In reply, I asked him, “Do you perform Salaah? Do […]