Not Questioning the Wisdom of Allah Ta‘ala

Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: Everyone desires that his du‘aas be answered. In principle, every du‘aa is answered, however the manner of answering varies. We should not question this, rather we should leave it to Allah Ta‘ala. The beauty of life is to move with the flow. Many …

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Being appreciative to Allah Ta‘ala for the bounty of sustenance

Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: Acquiring sustenance is not based on one’s intelligence, but rather it is based entirely on the grace of Allah Ta‘ala. There are thousands of people in the world who are not intelligent, yet they are blessed with much more sustenance than …

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Correct the relationship with Allah Ta‘ala

Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: There is nothing more efficient in warding off the punishment of Allah Ta‘ala than imaan, taubah and righteousness. Everyone and everything is in His divine control, so the correct thing is to correct the relationship with Him. In the Battle of Badr, the …

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Mujaahadah Against the Nafs

Hazrat Shaikh Moulana Muhammad Zakariyya (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned the following to a person who was undergoing various difficulties: Allah Ta‘ala mentions in the Qur’aan Majeed: وَ عَسٰۤی اَنْ تَکْرَهُوْا شَیْئًا وَّهُوَ خَیْرٌ لَّکُمْ Perhaps you dislike something whereas it is good for you (Surah Baqarah v. 216) It is …

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An Amaanat of Allah Ta‘ala

Once, a group of students from Darul Uloom Deoband had come to Nizaamuddeen to spend some time in the path of Allah Ta‘ala. In regard to these students, Hazrat Moulana Muhammad Ilyaas (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) mentioned the following advice to his attendant: These students who have come here to spend time …

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The System of Allah Ta‘ala

Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: The servant should take up the courage to carry out righteous works, and then Allah Ta‘ala will cause his endeavours to materialise and be fruitful. This can be understood through the example of a father who sees his infant child trying …

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