Vol. 2 1st Dhee Qa'datun Najeeb 1417 Approximately 10th March 1997 No. 11
Topics In this Issue:
TRIBUTE TO HADRAT SHAIKH ABU ANEES MUHAMMAD BARKAT 'ALI, QUDDUS SIRRU HUL 'AZEEZ
Back To Basics - - Belief About The State Of Barzakh
Virtues of The Month - - - Dhee Qa'datun Najeeb
Virtues of Every Day D'uaas (supplication)
THE CURSE OF - - - I AM RIGHT YOU ARE WRONG
Virtues of Sunnah - - 'Amaamah (Turban)
Virtues of Salaaatul Jum'ah (Friday)
Some Essential Advise From - - Hadrat Shaikh Abu Anees Muhammad Barkat 'Ali QUDDUS SIRRU HUL 'AZEEZ
Virtues of Knowledge - - of Fiqh and Shairah (continued)
There Are The "Doers"
Virtues of Purification - - (Tazkiatun Nafs) Dhikrullaah, Jihaad ul Akbar
Translation of The Highly Acclaimed Book In 5 Volumes - - - "Makshoofat Manazil Ehsaan"
"(Manifestations of The Stages of excellence In worship)" continued
By Hadrat Shaikh Abu Anees Muhammad Barkat Ali QUDDUS SIRRU HUL 'AZEEZ
Salaatunnabi (Durood) recited by Hadrat Sayyadina UWAIS QARNI
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QUDDUS SIRRU HUL 'AZEEZ
|It is with feelings of great sorrow that we convey to
you the news that our Grand Shaikh's sojourn on this earth ended on the afternoon of
Sunday the 17th of Ramadaan January 26th 1997 in Daar-ul-Ehsaan
Faisalabad. "Inna Lillaahi Wa Inna Ilaihi Raaje'oon".
We make a fervent Du'aa alongwith all our beloved readers to Allaah that may he be allowed to reside at levels exalted by closeness to the One Who granted him his Wilaayah (saint-hood). May the submission to his Lord and obedience to His Beloved Messenger be an everlasting example to this world till the Day of Judgement. May his love for his Creator and His Beloved Messenger be the source of lofty stations for him in the Hereafter and the source of inspiration for all humanity till the Day of Judgement. May his secrets be sanctified forever. May his blessed body never be touched by the earth. May his blessed grave be expanded without measure. May his blessed grave be lightened by the Noor of Allaah . May the hearts of everyone he touched directly and indirectly be blessed by Allaah for ever and ever. Ameen. May his daughter Saahabzaadee Anees Mudda Zillahaa and his Son-in-law Janaab Najeeb Saheb and their children and everyone who enjoyed his closeness be given Sabrun Jameel (wonderful patience) Ameen.
May the 570 Centers of Islaamic Virtues he established multiply hundreds of times. May these Centers of Da'wah and Tableegh of Deenul Islaam reach those parts of the world where no one has gone. May the Fuyood and Barakaat (goodness and blessings) that Allaah Rabbul 'Izzah permitted to flow through his pious personage continue to bless the human beings in general and muslims in particular with increased intensity till the Day of Judgement Ameen. Ameen again. We at Daar-ul-Ehsaan USA rededicate ourselves to our sacred trust and vow to discharge it with even greater vigour enthusiasm and devotion. Inshaallaah Ta'laa our Grand Shaikh's spirit will be with us all the way and every second of the way.
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BACK TO BASICS
Belief About The State Of Barzakh
Between this world and the Aakhirah there is a state called Barzakh. After death and before the Day of Judgement, every jinn and human being has to be in this state. The world of Barzakh is much larger than this world. Its relationship to this world is the same as that of this world to the womb of the mother. In the world of Barzakh some are in comfort and some are in pain.
After death, the soul of the muslim is located at various places according to its station. Some are located at the grave, some near the sacred spring of Zam Zam, some between the Heaven and the earth, some up to the seventh Heaven and some beyond the seventh Heaven and some souls are kept below the earth and some among the highest of the high. Where ever they are kept they are connected with their bodies. They recognize any one who visits their graves and can hear what is said. According to a Hadeeth it is like a bird was imprisoned in a cage and now it is given freedom. According to our great Imaams: "Without doubt when clean lives are separated from the bodies they go up to the higher world and see & hear everything as if they are present here". In a Hadeeth it is also mentioned that when a Muslim person dies, a way is opened for this person, he/she can go where ever he/she wants to. The souls of non believers remain near their graves, some below the earth at the seventh level or even below that. These souls, where ever they are they, see, recognize and hear whoever visits their graves. They cannot move around freely because they are imprisoned.
The first question is:-
Man Rabbuka (Who is your Lord?)
The 2nd question is:-
Maa Deenuka (What is your Deen?)
The 3rd question is:-
Maa Kunta Taqoolu Fee Haazar Rajuli (What do you say about this person?)
If the dead person is a Muslim he will respond to the 1st question by saying: Rabbiallah. (My Lord is Allaah) and to the to the 2nd question by saying: Deenul Islaam (My Deen is Islaam).To the 3rd question he will respond "Huwa Rasoolullaahi Sallallaahu Ta'alaa 'Alaihi Wa Sallam" (That is the Rasoolallah 'Alaihi Waa Sallam).
They will then ask "Who told you" He will say "I read the Book of Allaah and believed in it and accepted it as the truth".
At that time a caller from the skies will call out "My slave has spoken the Truth. Spread out for him the bed of Paradise and clothe him with the attire of Paradise. Open a door of paradise for him so that the perfume of the breeze of paradise may keep reaching him". His grave is expanded to as far as the eyes can see and he will be told to sleep as a bridegroom sleeps. The extent of the expansion of the grave is different for different Mumineen. For a sinful Mumin the torture of the grave is only till Friday night after which it will be removed. Allaah knows best. It is proven from Hadeeth that the Muslim who dies on the night of Friday (Thursday night) or Friday day time, or on any day or night of Ramadaanul Mubaarak, he will be protected from the questioning angels and the torture of the grave.
To be continued, Inshaallaah Ta'ala.
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|It is hardly possible to pick up on Islaamic Newsletter or a magazine or even books and not find one "Scholar" tear another to shreds irrespective of whether he is dead or alive; too often in language of harshness which is the language of the Ego (Nafsul Ammaara) My most beloved, revered Shaikh, Hadrat Abu Anees Muhammad Barkat 'Ali, Quddus Sirruhoo spent his lifetime in bringing the Ummah together. Following is an extract from his highly acclaimed book MAKSHOOFAAT MANAAZIL EHSAAN ( Manifestations of the Stage of Excellence in Worship) Vol. 1 - pages 486 and 487|
"Unity Among Muslimeen"
|To the most respected Holy Prophet every one of his Ummah is his beloved. All of the Ummah is his Ummah. The dearest thing to him is mutual love and unity among his Ummah. With such contempt and derogatory names we address them. Are they not from the Ummah of our Beloved Prophet ? If they are, then how come you do not have any love for them? You may try to remove short comings from them. To spread disunity and chaos among them is to hurt & give pain to him . Encourage and foster love and Brotherhood among them. Do not use insulting, hateful and derogatory language against any personality or Islaamic Institution.|
A HEARTFELT APPEAL TO THE RESPECTED 'ULAMAA (SCHOLARS)
|Please rise above your own methods of thinking, interpretation and creed and give full blooded cooperation to the Da'wah and Tableegh of the Deenul Islaam. Our mutual disagreements, are strengthening non-Muslim institutions, organizations, nations. Please use the Fadaail (Virtues) and Masaail (Essentials) of the Deenul Islaam as the topics of your Khutbaa,s (addresses) and wholesome advice. Please do not get distracted into unnecessary matters; do not bring your debates and arguments into public limelight.|
|The fundamental laws of every matter are simple and easily understandable".|
|This humble pupil of his would like to add: All arguments, hateful language and putting others down are signs of arrogance (I am right, you are wrong). Considering oneself as the dust under the feet of those who follow the Sunnah of the beloved of Allaah and treating every one with honor and respect are signs of humility. The Choice is Yours|
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VIRTUES OF THE MONTH Dhee Qa'datun Najeeb
Please refer to "Virtues of Islaamic Life" Vol. 1
No. 2 for the great virtues of this month. Call us or write to us if you have not
filed that issue. May we suggest that you file all your back issues carefully.
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VIRTUES OF EVERY DAY D'UAAS
When putting on new clothes
Hadrat Sahal Bin Ma'az bin Anas has said that his father narrated that the beloved of Allaah Hadrat Sayyidinaa Wa Maulaanaa Muhammad has said: The person who puts on new clothes and says:
Transliteration :- Alhamdulillaahil Ladhee Kasaanee Haadhath Thauba wa Razaqeenih Min Ghairi Haulim Minnee Wa Laa Quwwatin
"All praises are for Allaah Who clothed me with these wonderful clothes and bestowed
upon me without any effort or without power from me", his pervious sins are forgiven.
When removing clothes
Hadrat Anas Bin Maalik has narrated that the beloved of Allaah, Hadrat Sayyidinaa Wa Maulaanaa Muhammad said: The curtain between the organs of shame of the children of Aadam and the eyes of the jinns when some one is undressing is to recite:
Transliteration: Bismillaah Translation: In the name of Allaah
When undressing before Ghusl (shower)
Hadrat Anas has narrated that
the beloved of Allaah Hadrat Sayyidinaa Wa Maulaanaa Muhammad
said: When someone undresses the curtain between his private parts and the eyes of the
jinns is for him to say: "Bismillaah" (Ibn
Sunnee, Tarteeb Shareef Pg. 133)
When shaking hands with a Muslim brother
Hadrat Anas has narrated that the beloved of Allaah, Hadrat Sayyidinaa wa Maulaanaa Muhammad has said: when two people have love for each other and one of them appears in front of the other and shakes his hands and they both recite Durood they will not separate without Allaah forgiving both their sins of the past and the future. The Durood is:
Allaahumma Salli 'Alaa Sayyidinaa Muhammadinin Nabiyyil Ummiyyi wa 'Alaa Aalihee wa Ashaabihee wa Sallim
Translation: "Dearest Allaah
please bestow Your blessings upon our Master Muhammad
unlettered Prophet and his progeny and bestow peace upon his companions." (Ibn
Sunnee, Tarteeb Shareef pg. 141)
When you receive a favor
Hadrat Asaamah Bin Zaid has narrated that the beloved of Allaah, Hadrat Sayyidinaa wa Maulaanaa Muhammad has said: When someone has done a favor and the recipient says:
Jazaakallaahu Khairan Translation: May Allaah award you well.
He (the recipient) has praised more than appropriately(fulfilled the obligation).
(Ibn Sunnee, Tarteeb Shareef pg. 155)
(To be continued Inshaallaah Ta'alaa)
There are the "Doers", there are the "Criticizers/Talkers" and there are the "Spectators".
The "Doers" have no time to Criticize/Talk. The "Criticizers/Talkers" have no time for doing.
The Spectators have no time to do either !
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VIRTUES OF PURIFICATION (Tazkiatun Nafs) Continued
Dhikrullaah, Jihaad ul Akbar
My beloved readers, jewels of my eyes, by the Grace of Allaah the dhikr of the Lord of the Power is one of the most Powerful key to unlock the door of Purification. The previous issue (vol. 2 No. 10) contained Aayahs of the Holy Quraan and many Ahaadeeth to make this abundantly clear. Hadrat Aboo Sa'eed has narrated that the beloved of Allaah, Hadrat Sayyidinaa wa Maulaanaa Muhammad has said: On the Day of Judgment Allaah will say : Today the people of This Day will soon find out who are the recipients of honor. The beloved of Allaah was asked: Who are the people of honor? He said: The ones who establish Majaalis (gatherings) of Dhikr in the mosques (Masnad Imaam Ahmad Bin Hanbal).
Hadrat Aboo Hurairah has said :
Those people who gathered together but neither did they do the Dhikr of Allaah nor did they send Durood (Salaatun Nabee) upon the beloved
of Allaah, Hadrat Sayyidinaa wa Maulaanaa Muhammad , that
Majlis (gathering) will be a source of loss (for them). Allaah if He wants to, may give them His punishment or forgive
them. (Jaam'iut Tirmidhee).
Our beloved Shaikh Hadrat Aboo Anees Muhammad Barkat 'Ali ,Quddus Sirruhul 'Azeez has written in his Book "Ta'leem ud Deen": "Every day in this world millions of gatherings take place and disperse; neither the Dhikr of Allaah is done in them nor the Durood is sent to His beloved .Such gatherings will be a source of sorrow and lament on the Day of Judgment. Wherever you are and whenever you have time available once a week, arrange a majlis (gathering) of Dhikr of Allaah and remember one gathering of Dhikr is penance for two million sinful gatherings. In these gatherings for the Dhikr of Allaah invite every one; do not get involved in any kind of sectarianism. All the slaves of Allaah get together and do the Hamd and Thanaa (Praises) of the Lord .
You may perform the following Dhikr in the gathering of Dhikr:
* Soorah Al Faatihah * Soorah Al Ikhlaas * Any Durood - - - 3 times each
You may then recite the following repetitiously: - - - 11, 15, or 33 times each
(All Praises are for Allaah )
Laa ilaaha illallaahu
(There is no god worthy of worship but Allaah
(Allaah is the Greatest)
Laa Haula wa Laa Quwwata illaa Billaahil 'Aliyyil 'Azeem
(There is no power greater than Allaah Exalted in His Greatness)
Subhaanallaahi wa Bihamdihee
(Glorified is Allaah and the most Praised)
Subhaanal Malikil Quddoosi
(The most Glorified King Who is the most Holy)
(The most Sacred the most Holy)
Yaa Hayyu Yaa Qayyoom
(O the Truly Alive O the Truly Self subsisting)
Subhaana Rabbial A'laa
(The most Glorified Lord who is the most Exalted)
Allaahummagh fIrlIl Mumineena wal Muminaat
(Dearest Allaah, please forgive the believers, males and females)
Recite Durood (Salaatun Nabee)
Or you may perform any other Dhikr, that you want to; the important thing is, do perform it and ask Allaah to pass on the rewards to the Ummah of the beloved of Allaah, Hadrat Sayyidinaa wa Maulaanaa Muhammad
I make a fervent du'aa in the Majestic Court of the Lord of Mercy that may you all receive, jewels of my eyes, His light in your hearts to form gatherings of Dhikr regularly week after week and may you never stop His Dhikr. Ameen.
In the next issue Insha Allaah Ta'alaa we shall discuss Dhikr Dawaam
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VIRTUES OF SALAATUL JUM'AH ( FRIDAY)
Hadrat Aboo Sa'eed Khud ree has narrated that the beloved of Allaah, Hadrat Sayyidinaa wa Maulaanaa Muhammad said: The person who recites Soorah Al Kahaf on Friday, he shall have a light (Noor) shining for him till the next Friday.
(Hasan Haseen pg. 454-5)
Hadrat Aboo Hurairah has narrated that the beloved of Allaah, Hadrat Sayyidinaa wa Maulaanaa Muhammad said: The person who performs his Wudoo well and then comes to the Jum'ah Salaat and listens to the Khutbah and remains quiet ,his sins are forgiven from this Friday to the next Friday , plus 3 more days. The person who removes pebbles (while the Khutbah is being delivered) has done a shameless deed. (Aboo Dawood)
Hadrat Jaabir has narrated that one day the beloved of Allaah, Hadrat Sayyidinaa wa Maulaanaa Muhammad gave a khutbah: O people, do taubah (repent) with Allaah before you die and hasten with your good deeds before heading towards the Hereafter. Achieve closeness to Allaah with abundance of His dhikr and practice charity openly and secretly, Allaah will bestow upon you His provision, His help and will redeem your losses. Pay attention! Allaah has from this day till the end of the month and from this year till the Day of Judgment made Friday (salaat) fard (compulsory). Hence whoever in my life or after me whether the imaam is cruel or just, left Friday(salaat) considering it insignificant and abandoned it while denying it, then Allaah will shred to pieces his work and will never give His barakah. Pay attention! neither his salaat, his charity, his zakaah, his hajj, will be accepted nor any of his good deeds will be accepted till he does Taubah (repentance). Pay attention: A woman should not do Imaamah (lead) of a man, nor an 'Araabee of a Muhaajir, nor a faajir of a mumin; except if a sultaan (governor) orders it and there is a fear of his cruelty such as being killed or whipped; this is an (acceptable) excuse. Ibn Maajah Shareef.
My beloved readers, jewels of my eyes, the beloved of Allaah, Hadrat
Sayyidinaa wa Maulaanaa Muhammad has
made it abundantly clear that any one of us who gives up the Friday salaah, will find that
none of his Fard worship (compulsory) will be accepted by Allaah . Please also note my soul mates that there is no excuse
either that will be accepted except serious illness. Will you not please be
Hadrat Sa'd bin 'Ibaadah has narrated that the beloved of Allaah, Hadrat Sayyidinaa wa Maulaanaa Muhammad has said: there is a period during Friday, when Allaah accepts whatever His slave asks. The people asked: O Messenger of Allaah when is that period? He responded: From the time when people stand up for salaat till the end of salaat. Hadrat Aboo Moosa, Aboo Dhar, Sulaiman, Abdullaah bin Salaam and Aboo Labaabah Radiallaahu 'Anhumaa have also narrated this Hadeeth .This a Hasan and Ghareeb Hadeeth.Tirmidhee Shareef.
Hadrat Ibn 'Abbaas has narrated that the beloved of Allaah, Hadrat Sayyidinaa wa Maulaanaa Muhammad has said: Any person who has abandoned the Friday salaat without any valid reason, his name is written in that book as a munaafiq (hypocrite) the writings of which can neither be erased nor changed. Hadrat Shafa'ee Rahmatullaah 'Alaih, Mishkaat Shareef.
My beloved readers, we close the account of Jum'ah Salaat .You
have read the great virtues of this 'Ibaadah and you now also know the terrible
consequences of abandoning it. I am very hopeful you will make the right choice,
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VIRTUES OF SUNNAH
Virtues of the 'Amaamah (Turban)
The 8 proclamations of the beloved of Allaah, Hadrat Sayyidinaa wa Maulaanaa Muhammad about wearing of the 'Amaamah (Turban):
My beloved readers, jewels of my eyes, wearing of a turban has been
considered as Mustahib (highly recommended ) by many scholars as well as Sunnatul
Mutawaatirah (continuous sunnah) by other scholars. The beloved of Allaah, Hadrat
Sayyidinaa wa Maulaanaa Muhammad described it as the crown
of the angels. Those of us whose only purpose in life is to please The Lord of the worlds,
would and do find it difficult not to wear the crown of the angels. I most fervently and
enthusiastically invite you to join us and be blessed by the One Who gave us our lives by
following the footsteps of the one who was sent to be followed and obeyed,
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SOME ESSENTIAL ADVICE FROM Hadrat Shaikh Abu Anees Muhammad Barkat 'Ali Quddusa Sirrahul 'Azeez
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VIRTUES OF THE KNOWLEDGE OF FIQH & SHAR'IAH (Continued)
Extracts from the great work "Manifestations of the Stages of Excellence in Worship" by our beloved, esteemed and highly revered Hadrat Shaikh Abu Anees Muhammad Barkat 'Ali, Quddusa Sirrahul 'Azeez.
In brief, after the third period, there was no expansion of Ijtehaad in the Fiqh of Islaam. All the Fuqahaa and Imaams after the third period limited themselves to the explanations of the writings of the Mujtahideen of the third period. Hence the taufeeq (enlightening of the hearts) to perform the service of Islaam was given to many of His righteous slaves. These gifted elders performed this service with great truthfulness and sincerity. Eventually, the four Madhaahib, Hanafee, Shafa'ee, Maalikee and Hanbalee , became permanently enthroned and the righteous and the Ahle Sunnah wal Jama'at unanimously agreed that all the four are on Haq (right). This agreement took place at the end of the second century and in the third good period (as mentioned in the Hadeeth. Please refer to volume 2 No 6)
Hadrat Shaah Walee ul Laah Muhaddith Dehelvi Rahmatullaah 'Alaih, a very well known Indian scholar has written in his book: When all the other madhaahib became extinct, the following of the four madhaahib became the greatest pleasure of adherence and to remove oneself from it was to come out this pleasure.
There is much wisdom in adopting the four madhaahib and much mischief in rejecting them. Hadrat Shah Walee ullaah Rahmatullaah 'Alaih has forwarded 3 reasons:
There is consensus among the Ummah that in matters of Shar'iah one must do the Ittiba' of previously (correctly guided) predecessors. Since the four madhaahib are from well authenticated writings of our predecessors and the matters they have dealt with are of benefit, therefore their Ittiba' is essential.
It is mentioned in the Hadeeth: "Follow the majority
(consensus)" All madhaahib are finished except the four. Therefore following the
majority is following the four madhaahib. Therefore Ittiba' of the four madhaahib is
Time has dragged on. Trusts have been betrayed. Therefore misguided scholars and those about whom there are doubts that they fulfill the conditions of Ijtehaad, cannot be followed. This is why the four madhaahib should be the ones which are followed.
Hadrat Shaikh Abu Anees Muhammad Barkat 'Ali, Rahmatullaah 'Alaih
continues: The differences between the holy companions (may Allaah be pleased with them
all) and the differences between the four Imaams should not be interpreted as opposition.
Their differences were for the pursuit of Haq. There was not even the slightest shade of
egotism in their differences. It was also not possible to avoid these differences. The
differences were certainly not about matters of fundamental beliefs and canons of Islaam,
they were about matters of practices, and in areas where the Quraan and the Ahaadeeth were
not explicit. It is easily understandable that there are bound to be differences in areas
where the Holy Quraan and the Ahaadeeth are not explicit. In the deeper and solvable
matters of the Shar'iah of Islaam the decisions and verdicts arrived at by the four Imaams
are all correct. For the sake of harmony therefore, Muqallideen (followers) should not
make use of their differences to spread discord among themselves.
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TRANSLATION OF THE HIGHLY ACCLAIMED BOOK IN 5 VOLUMES "MAKSHOOFAAT MANAAZIL EHSAAN"
(Manifestations of The Stages of Excellence in Worship) ---- continued :-
By Hadrat Shaikh Abu Anees Muhammad Barkat 'Ali Quddus Sirrahul ' Azeez
Hadrat Anas narrates that the beloved Allaah, Hadrat Sayyidinaa wa Maulaanaa Muhammad has said: The son of Aadam will be brought on the Day of Judgment as if he is a baby lamb. Then he will be made to stand in front of Allaah . Allaah will say to him: I bestowed life upon you. I gave you slaves and maids to you and riches. And then I gave you the gift (the Book and I sent to you My Messenger for your guidance). What did you do. The man will say: O my Lord, I saved the money. I increased it by doing business and left behind in the world more than what I had originally. Please send me back so that I may bring all those riches back to you (spend it on charity). Then Allaah will ask him: The money that you sent ahead (for the Aakhirah), show it to me. He will respond: "O my Lord, I accumulated the money, increased it and left more of it in the world than I started with. Please send me back to the world so that I can bring all of it back to you. Eventually he will turn out to be a slave who accumulated nothing for the Aakhirah and he will be taken to the Hell Fire. (Tirmidhee)
Hadrat Ibn Mas'ood narrates that the beloved of Allaah, Hadrat Sayyidinaa wa Maulaanaa Muhammad proclaimed: On the Day of Judgement, man's feet will not move till the following five matters are questioned of him. He will be asked on what occupation did he spend his life. How and on what did he spend his youth. How did he earn and how did he spend. Did he practice the knowledge he acquired. (Tirmidhee)
Hadrat Jubair Bin Nafeer narrates that the beloved of Allaah, Hadrat Sayyidinaa wa Maulaanaa Muhammad proclaimed: I have been ordered by the Wahee not to accumulate wealth or do business. The Wahee that has been sent to me is: Do Tasbeeh of Your Lord (Hamd); be of those who do Sajdah (Prostration) and worship your Lord till death overtakes you. (Sharah Sunnah)
Hadrat Sahal Bin Sa'd narrates that the beloved of Allaah, Hadrat Sayyidinaa wa Maulaanaa Muhammad proclaimed: This Khair (good) that is abundance of wealth, are so to say Treasures and there are keys for those Treasures. Hence good tidings are for the slave whom Allaah has made the key who opens the good and closes the evil. May that slave perish who Allaah has made the key who opens the evil and closes the good. (Ibn Maajah)
Hadrat Aayishah Siddeeqah narrated that the beloved of Allaah, said: The world is the home of that person who does not have a home in the Aakhirah (Hereafter) and money is of that person who has no money in the Aakhirah and only that person and only that person accumulates money who has no 'Aql (intelligence).
Hadrat Hudhaifah narrates: I heard the beloved of Allaah, Hadrat Sayyidinaa wa Maulaanaa Muhammad say in the Khutbah: To consume alcohol is a collection of sins and women are the net of the Shaitaan and the love for the world is the hub for every sin. Hadrat Hudhaifah states that I heard the beloved of Allaah, Hadrat Sayyidinaa wa Maulaanaa Muhammad say: Put the woman behind, as Allaah has put them behind. (Razeen)
Ibn Shu'bul Eeman, Baihaqee has mentioned from the narration of Hadrat Hasan that the love for the world is the root of sins.
Hadrat 'Alee Al Murtadaa, Karramallaahu Wajh says: The world is traveling with its back towards this side and the Aakhirah is coming towards this side, its face turned towards this side. And there are children of everyone. You are children of the Aakhirah and not the children of the world. Today is the day for action and there is no accountability today. Tomorrow is the Day of Accountability and not of action. (Bukhaaree)
Hadrat Aboo Ad Dardaa narrated that the beloved of Allaah, Hadrat Sayyidinaa wa Maulaanaa said: When the sun rises there two angels by its sides who call to the creation. Their voices are heard by all the creation except the jinns and the human beings. They proclaim: O people return to the Commandants of your Lord and be informed that the money which is less but enough is better than the money which is more but engages you in indecency and lewdness that is, it prevents you from the worship of Allaah . (Aboo Naaeem)
Hadrat Aboo Hurairah narrated that the beloved of Allaah, Hadrat Sayyidinaa wa Maulaanaa Muhammad said: When a person dies the angels ask: What did he send ahead for his Aakhirah? And the people ask what did he leave behind? (Baihaqee)
Hadrat 'Abdullaah Bin 'Umrao narrates that the beloved of Allaah, Hadrat Sayyidinaa wa Maulaanaa Muhammad proclaimed there are four characteristics and if they are found in you, there will be no sadness at the destruction of the world. Firstly to guard your trust. Secondly speak the truth. Thirdly to possess good Akhlaaq (manners). Fourthly to exercise caution and abstention in food. (Ahmad, Baihaqee)
Hadrat Imaam Maalik Rahmatullah 'Alaih says that I have come to know that Hadrat Hakeem Luqman was asked: What was it that carried you to the high level at which we see you? Hadrat Luqman said: Truthfulness of the tongue, trust and abandoning useless things. (Muattaa)
Hadrat Aboo Hurairah narrated that the beloved of Allaah, Hadrat Sayyidinaa wa Maulaanaa Muhammad said: Deeds will come (in the Presence of Allaah ). Hence will come the salaat (first of all) and will say O my Lord I am the salaat. Allaah will say: "You are on the good". Then will come the fasts, saying: O Lord we are the fasts. Allaah will say: "You are on the good". Then will come deeds like Hajj, Zakah, Jehaad etc. and will show and Allaah will respond: "You are on the good". Then will come Islaam and say "O Lord Your name is Salaam and I am Islaam. Allaah will say: "You are on the good and because of you today I will forgo the punishment and present you as the reason (and give you your reward). Allaah therefore says in the Quraan "Anyone who seeks a Deen except for Islaam, it will not be accepted and he will be among those who are at a loss in the Hereafter. (Ahmad)
Hadrat Aaishah Siddeeqah has narrated: We had a curtain which had pictures of birds on it. Hadrat Sayyidinaa wa Maulaanaa Muhammad (saw it and) said: Aaishah change it because when I see it the memory of the world comes back. (Ahmad)
Hadrat Aaishah Siddeeqah has narrated that the members of the household of the beloved of Allaah, Hadrat Sayyidinaa wa Maulaanaa Muhammad never ate their full for two days with the bread made of "jau" (similar to wheat flour) till he left the world.
(Bukhaaree and Muslim)
Hadrat Sa'eed bin Maqbari narrates from Hadrat Aboo Hurairah that he passed by a group who had a roasted lamb in front of them. They invited him. He refused to eat saying: The beloved of Allaah Hadrat Sayyidinaa wa Maulaanaa Muhammad has left this world, and never ate his full even with "jau" bread. (Bukhaaree)
Hadrat Aboo Hurairah has narrated that the beloved of Allaah, Hadrat Sayyidinaa wa Maulaanaa Muhammad said: When a person meets a man who is wealthier than himself and more handsome, he must look at a person who is less endowed than himself. (Bukhaaree and Muslim). There is a narration in Muslim, which has the following words: "look at that person, who is lesser in status than yourself. And do not look at the person who is higher in status than yourself". To do this is necessary for you so that the favor that Allaah has bestowed upon you is not belittled by you. (Muslim)
Hadrat Aboo Hurairah has narrated the beloved of Allaah, Hadrat Sayyidinaa wa Maulaanaa Muhammad has said: Fuqaraa (the poor) will enter Paradise 500 years ahead of the rich, which is half the day of Judgment. (Tirmidhee)
Hadrat Qataadah bin Nu'maan
narrated that the beloved of Allah. Hadrat Sayyidinaa wa Maulaanaa Muhammad
has said: When Allaah loves
any slave, He saves him from the world as you save your sick from water. (Ahmad,
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