Hadhrat Thaanwi (Rahmatullahi Alaih)

April, 2014

  • 28 April

    The basis of everything is the pleasure of Allah Ta’ala

    On one occasion, Moulana Thaanwi (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) mentioned: No matter how much a person worships Allah Ta’ala, or adopts taqwa and piety in his life, one cannot feel complacent at any time as one is unaware of one’s true status and position in the sight of Allah Ta’ala. Since everything …

  • 21 April

    The method to gain acceptance in the sight of Allah Ta’ala

    Moulana Thaanwi (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) mentioned: Once a respected Aalim arrived and requested some advice. I told him that you are an Aalim of Deen, what advice can I offer you? After requesting for the second time, I told him that I only remember one lesson which I continue mentioning. The …

  • 14 April

    How will one Determine Adab in Deen

    Hazrat Thaanwi (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) was once asked regarding placing Deeni kitaabs in a bathroom and toilet that was built but not yet used. Hazrat (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) replied that, apparently this does not seem to be correct. Although the bathroom and toilet have thus far not been used at all, however …

March, 2014

  • 24 March

    The pride of Abu Jahl

    Hazrat Thanwi (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) mentioned that the pride of Abu Jahl was even worse than the pride of Fir’oun. At the time of his death, Fir’oun’s heart softened to some extent, even though his imaan was not accepted. On the other hand, Abu Jahl’s pride exceeded all limits, to such …

  • 17 March

    The most despised and abhorrent action is pride

    Once Hazrat Thaanwi (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) mentioned: According to my understanding, nothing can be more despicable than pride. I detest the sin of pride more than any other sin. Even though there are many grave sins such as committing adultery, consuming intoxicants, etc. which are extremely serious, however, I have a …

  • 10 March

    Etiquette revolves around the general practice of Society

    Hazrat Thaanwi (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) mentioned: Etiquette revolves around the general practice of society. One should see whether something is regarded as etiquette in society or not. Hazrat (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) mentioned that on one occasion I reprimanded a servant for carrying a Deeni kitaab and his socks both in the same …

  • 3 March

    Exercising Precaution in monetary affairs

    ​During a discussion which related to an Aalim who refrained from accepting doubtful wealth, Hazrat Thaanwi (Rahmatullahi Alayh) mentioned: Nowadays, the required level of taqwa and caution is not seen among people in matters relating to wealth. There are many people who confine piety to their ibaadaat (i.e. virtuous deeds …

February, 2014

  • 24 February

    The Mindset of a Believer

    Hazrat Thaanwi (Rahmatullahi Alayh) mentioned: The spirit one needs to constantly have is how can one be of service to the creation and how can one’s actions be a means of preserving Deen. We should not do things to earn popularity among people. As far as popularity is concerned, we …

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