September, 2014

  • 1 September

    Punctuality on Daily Practices

    Hazrat Shaikh Moulana Muhammad Zakariyya (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) said: It is imperative that one shows paramount importance to one's zikr and daily practices. I had witnessed Moulana Husain Ahmad Madani (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) and my beloved uncle (Moulana Ilyas Khandelwi) punctually carrying out their zikr despite their old age. Furthermore, I noticed …

  • 1 September

    Adopting a Respectful Attitude when Correcting a Senior

    Once Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) mentioned: On one occasion while I was seated in the Musjid, it occurred to me that I required some small change. One person had some small change, therefore I handed over the notes to him and in return he gave me the …

August, 2014

  • 25 August

    Wealth is protected by fulfilling zakaat

    Hazrat Shaikh Moulana Muhammad Zakariyya (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) mentioned: “If one does not discharge one’s zakaat from one’s wealth, then that zakaat eventually will destroy the entire wealth, either by a fire burning it, or by being spent in court cases, or on medical expenses or some other unnecessary purpose. On …

  • 25 August

    Acquiring perfection in Deen

    Once Hazrat Thaanwi (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) mentioned: A complete and perfect person is one who is soaked in ‘Ilm and conducts himself with adab (etiquette). Our pious predecessors were a combination of both. (Malfoozaat Hakeemul Ummat 10/ 49)

  • 18 August

    Adab (Respect)

    Once Hazrat Thaanwi (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) mentioned: Take a look at the level of respect that Imaam Abu Hanifah (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) possessed. Once someone had asked him whether Aswad was more virtuous or Alqamah (two illustrious students of Hazrat Abdullah bin Masood [Radiyallahu Anhu])? He replied by saying: “Our mouths are …

  • 18 August

    Remembering the Spectacle of Death

    Hazrat Shaikh Moulana Muhammad Zakariyya (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) once mentioned: Oh my beloved friends! Remember death continuously! Continue pondering over the spectacle of death. At the time one departs from this world, he will leave behind all his belongings and he will leave empty handed. (Malfoozaat of Hazrat Shaikh pg. 153)

  • 11 August

    Why should we follow an Imaam? (Revised Edition)

    Click on thumbnail to view large image The fitnah of ghair muqallidiyyat (abandoning the following of a mazhab) is an extremely dangerous and overwhelming fitnah of contemporary times. Generally, simple-minded youngsters as well as unwary Muslims, who are uneducated of the basics of Deen, but have the desire for practice, fall prey to …

  • 11 August

    Fulfilling a debt is a means of ease

    Hazrat Shaikh (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) once said, “If you are compelled to take a loan then ensure that you have the intention to pay back the loan at the time the loan is due. When the appointed time approaches, then immediately settle the debt (even if it means that you have …

June, 2014

  • 9 June

    Obedience to one’s parent after their demise

    Hazrat Shaikh Moulana Muhammad Zakariyya (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) once mentioned: The Hadith has shown a way to those who did not fulfil the rights of their parents during their parent's lifetime, as to how they may make amends after their demise. The Hadith states that such a person should seek forgiveness …

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