The following episode which will be enacted in Qiyaamah is recorded in Mawaahibil Ludinni: In Qiyaamah, the virtuous deeds of a Mumin will be found to be insufficient on the Meezaan (Scale). Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) will produce a tiny piece of paper the size of the tip of theRead More →

Most certainly it is not permissible to choose one sin in an endeavour to abandon another sin. A sin has to be avoided and abandoned (not remedied with another sin, for this is a satanic deception). For example, the cure for the urge of the lustful gaze (to look atRead More →

THE FUQAHA I never repose confidence in my own understanding until I have not seen the juziyaat (specific rules and examples) of the Fuqaha. (This was generally the attitude of all seniors. This is a lesson for the junior muftis of this age who have fled from the sanctuary ofRead More →

(Advising a principal of a Madrasah, Hadhrat Thanvi said): Render service to the extent of your ability. If the funds are depleted and all the mudarriseen (teachers) abandon their posts, then teach a few students at your home. This is within the scope of your ability. Do not fix anyRead More →

Shame and honour prevents one from many sins. It is a safeguard against almost all sins. There are many sins which are undetectable by intelligence, but recognized by shame and honour which agitate the conscience thus saving one from committing the sins. Precisely for this reason does the Hadith say:Read More →

There are many episodes of some dogs fasting one day in a week. On that day, they consume no food. People who fast should derive lesson from this. [Malfoozaat Hakeemul Ummat]Read More →

HAQ AND BAATIL Allah Ta’ala will always prevents the contamination of the Haq by Baatil. There will always remain a group who will differentiate between truth and falsehood. [Malfoozaat Hakeemul Ummat]Read More →

The process of Islaah (moral reformation) has no limit. It is a never-ending process. Hence, it is a deception to gain the idea that one has achieved perfection in Islaah. [Malfoozaat Hakeemul Ummat – Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi Rahimahullah]  Read More →

Nooraaniyat (i.e. the Noor of Imaan) is extinguished by association with kuffaar and fujjaar (immoral persons). Zulmat (spiritual darkness) then develops. The knowledge which emanates from the niches of Nubuwwat contain Noor, and what emerges from the heart of a faasiq is zulmat. [Malfoozaat Hakeemul Ummat – Hazrat Moulana AshrafRead More →

NEVER COMPLAIN Someone saw Hadhrat Mahmudul Hasan Deobandi (rahmatullah alayh) in a dream. He asked about his condition. Hadhrat Mahmudul Hasan replied: “Once there was too much salt in the food. I ate the food without the slightest complaint. On the basis of this act, I was forgiven.” [Malfoozaat HakeemulRead More →