Hadhrat Thaanwi (Rahmatullahi Alaih)

June, 2020

  • 29 June

    Husbands Should Appreciate Their Wives

    Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: Husbands should always be appreciative to their wives. Basically, there are two reasons for which husbands should be appreciative towards their wives. The first reason is that Allah Ta’ala has placed her in your nikaah and kept her under your control. …

  • 8 June

    The Best Solution for All Types of Problems and Anxieties

    A person once wrote a letter to Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih), complaining of numerous problems that he was experiencing in relation to deeni and worldly matters. In reply, Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) wrote the following: After adopting the correct means, entrust all your affairs …

March, 2020

  • 23 March

    Engaging in Durood at the Time of an Epidemic

    Hazrat Moulana Hakeem Akhtar Saheb (rahimahullah) mentioned the following: Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thaanwi (rahimahullah) had prepared a kitaab named “Nashr-ut-Teeb” in regard to the love of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam). The entire kitaab revolves around love for Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam), and through reading this kitaab, one can gauge …

  • 2 March

    The Mother of all Spiritual Maladies

    Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: Greed is the root cause of all problems. It is such an evil trait and spiritual malady that it should be regarded as the mother of all spiritual maladies. It is on account of greed that disputes and fights occur, and …

February, 2020

  • 10 February

    Assisting the Ummah at the Time of Need

    Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: The Deen of Islam places great emphasis on assisting those in need and those undergoing difficulties. However, it is unfortunate that in today’s times, many people are totally unconcerned about assisting those in difficulty. Some people are so miserly and self-centred …

January, 2020

  • 20 January

    Conducting the Nikaah According to the Sunnah

    On one occasion, a certain person arranged for the nikaah of his daughter to be performed in the musjid after asr. After the nikaah, some dates were distributed. The groom was dressed in simple and presentable attire, even though the clothing he wore was not new. Likewise, I observed many …

December, 2019

  • 23 December

    The Need for a Spiritual Guide in Self-Reformation

    Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: This path of self-reformation leading to Allah Ta‘ala is extremely sensitive. Therefore, it is necessary for one to have a spiritual guide who is completely acquainted with the path. At times, a person does not understand the limits and begins to …

November, 2019

  • 25 November

    The Value of Istiqaamah

    Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: If a person is punctual and consistent on his ma’moolaat (i.e. after fulfilling all the faraa’idh, waajibaat and sunan actions of deen), then this is such a great achievement that even if he does not introduce any new nafl a’maal into …

  • 4 November

    The Mindset of a Believer in regard to Sustenance

    Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: If Allah Ta‘ala blesses a person with halaal livelihood without difficulty, then this is indeed a great favour and bounty of Allah Ta‘ala. However, at times, a person who acquires livelihood without difficulty falls into self-admiration, pride, attributing good towards himself, …

October, 2019

  • 14 October

    Six Important Points for those in Difficulty

    Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned that when a person is afflicted with any calamity or difficulty, then he should adhere to the following six points: 1. He should exercise sabr (patience), as this is the hallmark of a true believer. Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) mentioned in …

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