Tag Archives: Malfoozaat

November, 2016

  • 14 November

    Salvation in Seclusion

    Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: Nowadays, salvation lies in keeping to oneself and associating less with people. (In this way, one will be able to concentrate on one’s self reformation and be safeguarded from the wrongs of association and company.) I came across the statement of …

  • 9 November

    Turning to Allah Ta‘ala First

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: Unfortunately, today we turn our focus to Allah Ta‘ala only at the end, and as a last resort. In a crisis we turn to all other means besides Allah Ta‘ala. When all these means fail, then eventually we resort to Allah Ta‘ala. This …

  • 7 November

    The Importance of Remaining within the Parameters set by the Pious Predecessors

    Hazrat Shaikh Moulana Muhammad Zakariyya (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) writes: I hold the same view regarding my seniors which Hazrat Umar bin Abdul Azeez (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) expressed regarding his seniors (i.e. the Sahaabah [radiyallahu anhum]) when he said: Indeed they possessed sound knowledge through which they could remain firm on Sharee’ah and …

  • 3 November

    Belief in the Unseen

    In the opening verses of Surah Baqarah, Allah Ta‘ala mentions the qualities of His righteous servants that they are:  الَّذينَ يُؤمِنونَ بِالغَيبِ  “Those who believe in the unseen” This needs to be firmly entrenched into our systems that our belief is in the unseen and not in what we see. …

October, 2016

  • 31 October

    The Unity of Islam

    Hazrat Moulana Muhammad Ilyaas (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: The purpose of this movement of tableegh is to unite all the Muslims on the Deen of Islam. Once the entire ummah is united upon the Deen of Islam, they will be able to sacrifice their desires in order to fulfil the …

  • 27 October

    Four Aspects regarding the Respect of the Quraan Shareef

    1. Hold it with respect close to the heart. 2. Read it with the frame of mind that this is the divine constitution of Allah Ta‘ala. 3. Have a cover and juzdaan (bag) for it. 4. Read it correctly (ie. with tajweed).  

  • 24 October

    The Degeneration of Hayaa

    Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: It is not in keeping with hayaa and modesty for women to write their names in their articles as is prevalent nowadays. Yes, there will be no harm in revealing their names after their demise. Men have a natural inclination towards …

  • 20 October

    Respecting the Symbols of Deen

    There are three things through which one gains complete fanaa (annihilation of his desires) and proximity to Allah Ta‘ala: 1.      Ittibaa‘e sunnat – Following the complete sunnat of Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) in all facets of one’s life. 2.      Serving people, together with tolerating their harm. 3.      Respecting the symbols …

  • 17 October

    Creating the Environment of Deen within the Home

    Hazrat Shaikh Moulana Muhammad Zakariyya (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: You should all continue to engage in the zikr of Allah Ta‘ala. After the month of Ramadhaan, most people write to me complaining that they no longer perceive the effects they would perceive during the month of Ramadhaan. They no longer …

  • 12 October

    Not being Incited by Evil Influences

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: One of the impediments on the path (of reaching Allah Ta‘ala) is the whispers of Shaytaan. These whispers come in different forms. The best remedy is to completely turn away from them and not to be incited by them. The hadeeth teaches us …

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