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“Malfoozaat”

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. […]

Good Character

Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: People have a misunderstanding of tasawwuf and therefore feel it to be difficult, whereas it is something which is manageable for every believer. One of the main aspects in tasawwuf is good character. Good character could be defined thus, “Conducting oneself in a way that is pleasing to […]

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 […]

Imitating the West in our Dressing

Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: The hadeeth informs us that a person will be raised with those whom he loves. Therefore, it is imperative that our deepest love and true loyalty be for Nabi (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) and the Sahaabah (radhiyallahu ‘anhum). Their ways should find a special place in our hearts and […]

Refraining from Cursing

Hazrat Shaikh Moulana Muhammad Zakariyya (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) writes: There are many men and women who suffer from the bad habit of sometimes cursing their children, etc, out of anger and grief. Remember that in the court of Allah Ta’ala there are certain moments of acceptance during which all du’aas are answered. Hence, at times due […]