Words of Wisdom

Words of Wisdom

From the fount of the Saints

Knocking on the king’s door

‘As long as you are engaged in Salah, you are knocking on the door of the King. For those who constantly knock on the door of the King, the door is eventually opened.’

Sayyiduna Abdullah Bin Mas’ood رَضِىَ الـلّٰـهُ عَـنْهُ. (Musannaf Ibn-e-Abi Shaybah, vol. 2, p. 360)

The best action

‘Accompanying the pious is better than performing good actions and accompanying evil people is worse than committing sins.’

Khuwajah Ghareeb Nawaz رَحْمَةُ الـلّٰـهِ عَلَيْه. (Akhbar-ul-Akhyar, p. 23)

What is necessary to purify the heart?

‘Zikr of Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ is indispensable to purifying the heart and enlightening the mind.’

Khuwajah Shams-ud-Deen Siyalvi رَحْمَةُ الـلّٰـهِ عَلَيْه. (Faizan-e-Shams-ul-‘Aarifeen, p. 70)

From the fount of Raza

Spousal rights

‘Spouses have many rights over each other; whoever does not respect those rights will be engulfed in sin; if one of them does not fulfil the rights of the other, the other cannot use that as a basis to violate the right of the first.’ (Fatawa Razawiyyah, vol. 24, p. 391)

Types of Judgement Day

‘There are three types of judgement day:

1.   Minor Judgement Day (Sughra): This refers to death;

2.   Middle Judgement Day (Wusta): This is when an entire era of people perishes and a new era is born.

3.   Major Judgement Day (Kubra): This refers to when the heavens and the earth will all perish.’ (Malfuzaat-e-A’la Hadrat, p. 386, selected)

Doubting the finality of Prophethood

‘It is from the fundamental precepts of Islam to accept the Beloved Prophet صَلَّى الـلّٰـهُ عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم as the Seal of all Prophets and Messengers, without any interpretation or qualification. The one who denies this or even has the slightest doubt regarding it is a disbeliever, an apostate and accursed.’ (Fatawa Razawiyyah, vol. 14, p. 333)

From the fount of Attar

On daughters

‘From their childhood, teach your daughters about the importance of modesty. The mother should ensure that from the time her daughters begin to walk, they do not wear fitted trousers.’ (Madani Muzakarah, 13th Zul-Qa’dah-til-Haraam 1441 AH, 4th July 2020)

On speaking with a Non-mahram Men

‘Safety lies in Non-mahram men and women not talking to each other.’ (Madani Muzakarah, 13th Zul-Qa’dah-til-Haraam 1441 AH, 4th July 2020)

On saving your home

‘The husband and wife should promise each other that they will not inform their respective parents or anyone else about the disagreement that arise between the two of them.’ (Madani Muzakarah, 13th Zul-Qa’dah-til-Haraam 1441 AH, 4th July 2020)




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