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The Unending Rewards of the Hereafter

Hazrat Moulana Muhammad Ilyaas (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned the following: In the Qur’aan Majeed, the example of those who spend in the path of Allah Ta‘ala is compared with the example of a person who sows a single seed from which seven hundred grains are harvested. Allah Ta‘ala mentions: مَثَلُ …

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The way to inculcate gratitude

Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: The main cause of one falling into the sin of ingratitude and being ungrateful to Allah Ta‘ala for His favours is that one forgets about all the favours that Allah Ta‘ala is blessing him with and only thinks and grieves over …

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Recognising Truth and Falsehood

Hazrat Moulana Yunus Patel (Rahmatullahi Alayhi) has mentioned : Our respected Shaykh, Hazrat Maulana Hakeem Muhammad Akhtar Saheb ِ(Rahmatullahi Alayhi) often encouraged the recitation of the following Dua, due to the great Fitnah all around. It is a beautiful Dua, attributed to Hazrat Abu Bakr ُ(radiallahu anhu),whereby we ask Allah …

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The remedy for self-admiration

Hazrat Shaikh Moulana Muhammad Zakariyya (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned the following: One easy remedy to remove the malady of self-admiration is that when one experiences feelings and thoughts of self-admiration, then one should immediately think of his sins. On thinking of his sins, he should express gratitude to Allah Ta‘ala …

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Not being Concerned of Public Image

Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: The hadith speaks of the prohibition of burying daughters alive. This was in the pagan times of ignorance. However, from the Quraan Shareef we understand that there is a latter period of ignorance as well. This is what we are presently experiencing. So …

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What should we do in the face of Hardships and Difficulties?

Hazrat Shaikh Moulana Muhammad Zakariyya (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: My beloved friends! Going on discussing one’s difficulties and problems will not bring about any solution nor will it help you. In the face of hardships and difficulties, nothing benefits a person except istighfaar and earnestly turning to Allah Ta‘ala in …

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How to achieve the treasure of contentment

Hazrat Shaikh Moulana Muhammad Zakariyya (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) has written: A person can be content with sufficing on less livelihood if he is particular about five things: 1. He should cut down his expenses and never spend more than what is absolutely necessary. 2. If he has sufficient money or food …

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Making the Most of Our Time

Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: Every action of a person, whether relating to deen or dunya, if analyzed on the surface, can be divided into one of three categories. The first category of actions are those actions which bring benefit to a person, the second category …

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What is True Islam?

Hazrat Moulana Muhammad Ilyaas (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned the following: True Islam will be seen in a Muslim when the reality of the kalimah comes alive in his life. The reality of the kalimah means that after bringing firm belief in Allah Ta‘ala (and all the tenets of faith), one …

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