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 →

KEEPING A MUSLIM SAFE The Hadith says: “A true Muslim is he from whose tongue and hands Muslims are safe.” However, no one is concerned with this instruction. No one bothers if he is causing difficulty to others. [MALFOOZAAT HAKEEMUL UMMAT]Read More →

SYSTEM Just as lack of system and order in mundane affairs, are detrimental in worldly matters, so too are they harmful in spiritual affairs. (There should be system and order in our Ibaadat and all Deeni matters.) [MALFOOZAAT HAKEEMUL UMMAT]Read More →

HEALTH – A WONDERFUL NI’MAT   Health is a wonderful ni’mat (bounty of Allah). In Lucknow there was a nawaab who suffered from a stomach ailment. His nourishment consisted of only sucking a bit of mince boiled in a cloth-bag. On account of his aliment he could only suck theRead More →

   PURDAH (HIJAAB) & HONOUR Even if the Shariah had not ordered purdah (hijaab), then too honour demands that others do not see a woman. Money is an inferior commodity. However, it is concealed from others and well-guarded. Woman deserves greater care and protection than money. The Fuqaha are theRead More →

NO GUIDANCE WITHOUT INTENTION As long as a person has no intention of reforming himself, the teaching and training of a murshid (guide) will be of no benefit nor will anyone’s dua normally be of benefit. Who can be a greater guide and teacher than Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam), andRead More →

THE EFFECTS OF NAMES The neighbour of Imaam Abu Hanifah (rahmatullah alayh) was a Raafdhi (a Shiah) who owned two mules. He named the one Abu Bakr and the other Umar. Shiahs are notorious for their vilification of the Sahaabah. One day one of the mules kicked the Raafdhi and split open hisRead More →

HUSBAND HELPING WITH HOUSEHOLD CHORES Islam teaches us to refrain from pride; hence, it exhorts us to do our own housework – with our own hands. Thus, Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam) would himself attend to the household chores with his own blessed hands. He milked the goat, mended shoes andRead More →