Malfoozaat

Engaging in Deeni Efforts Solely for the Pleasure of Allah Ta‘ala

Hazrat Moulana Muhammad Ilyaas (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned the following: When engaging in the various efforts of deen, then one’s objective and goal should be solely to acquire the pleasure of Allah Ta‘ala and reward in the Hereafter. As for the different blessings that are promised (in the Qur’aan Majeed …

Read More »

The Prescription to Spend Wealth in the Path of Allah Ta‘ala

Hazrat Shaikh Moulana Muhammad Zakariyya (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned the following: Experience has shown that if a person makes the decision to set aside a certain amount of wealth to spend in the path of Allah Ta‘ala, then he will continue to find avenues of goodness and opportunities to spend …

Read More »

The lessons taught in childhood are firmly embedded in the heart of the child

‘Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned the following: Most people do not pay attention towards the upbringing of their children. They say, “(there is no need to teach him at this stage because) he is still a child,” whereas they do not understand that the values instilled …

Read More »

Having Hope of Receiving the Immense Rewards of the Hereafter

Hazrat Moulana Muhammad Ilyaas (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned the following: Those involved in the effort of da’wat and tableegh, when engaging in the effort, they should keep before them the great rewards and bounties that have been promised in the Qur’aan and Hadith for all those who engage in the …

Read More »

Asking the Sheikh, “Should I go out in the path of Allah Ta‘ala?”

A person once wrote a letter to Hazrat Shaikh Moulana Muhammad Zakariyya (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) in which he asked the following question. He said, “Some of the people engaged in the effort of da’wat and tableegh told me that going out for forty days in the path of Allah Ta‘ala is …

Read More »

Adopting a Stern and Hard Approach when Correcting People

Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned the following: Allah Ta‘ala has created His servants with different temperaments. After creating His servants, Allah Ta‘ala has blessed certain servants with special acceptance from His side. Nevertheless, even after receiving special acceptance from the side of Allah Ta‘ala, the natural …

Read More »

The Four Intentions when Visiting the Ulama and Remaining in their Service

Hazrat Moulana Muhammad Ilyaas (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned the following: When the general masses go to visit the Ulama (and deeni elders) with the hope of serving them, then (in order for them to acquire benefit,) they should make four intentions: 1. The first intention they should make is to …

Read More »

Doing the Work of Da’wat and Tableegh with the Mashura of the Elders

Regarding how one should respond to those who raise objections against the effort of da’wat and tableegh, Hazrat Shaikh Moulana Muhammad Zakariyya (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once wrote the following advice to a person engaged in this noble effort: You must remain focused and engrossed in your work and must continue with …

Read More »

Constantly having the Concern to Fulfill the Commands of Allah Ta‘ala

Hazrat Moulana Muhammad Ilyaas (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned the following: It is important and necessary for one to ensure that one is fulfilling the laws of Shari‘ah that are directed to him at all times. This will happen when a person is constantly concerned about fulfilling what Allah Ta‘ala wants …

Read More »
Enable Notifications    OK No thanks