W2: Meaning of ‘Die Before You Die’

﷽ Although the third path is the shortest but it is not commonly used because its requirements are on the higher side. Many people do not have the amount of Ishq, fuel that is needed to propel a person on this path. That is why we normally talk about the second path.  Alhamdulillah, our Akabreen, … Continue reading W2: Meaning of ‘Die Before You Die’

W1: Three Different Ways of Wusulillah

﷽ Generally among the Awliya, there are three different paths or methods employed and used to reach Allah Subhanahu wa Ta'ala. The first one is the longest one. The second one is the Middle Road, the middle path. It is not as long as the first one and it is not very short either. The third … Continue reading W1: Three Different Ways of Wusulillah

Moderation in Mujahada

﷽ Mujaahada is good when it is in moderation. Not all types of Mujahaada are good. The Mujaahada which is good is, the struggle which is required by our Shariat and by Allah  Subhanahu wa Ta'ala and that is Mujaahada which is in moderation. This is when guidance comes in. We need a guide above us … Continue reading Moderation in Mujahada

Present the Message but Dont Insist

بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمٰنِ الرَّحِيْمِ The following is post is taken from respected Hadhrat's bayan on the introduction of Ma-aarif-E-Mathnawi by Shaikh-ul-Arab Wal Ajam Arifbillah Hazrat-e-Aqdas Maulana Shah Hakeem Muhammad Akhtar Saheb (rahimahullah)  He said, ہمارا کام ہر ملنے والے سے حق تعالی شانہ کی محبت کا غم بیان کرنا ہے Hamaara kaam har milne waale se … Continue reading Present the Message but Dont Insist

For Non Beginners: Understanding Mujahada Through Climbing Steep Hill Example

بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ What about that person who is not a beginner anymore? He has already traversed and walked a certain distance on the path to Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta'ala. The mistake which is commonly made is, in the beginning a person feels, he made the Mujaahada and now he has gone past the … Continue reading For Non Beginners: Understanding Mujahada Through Climbing Steep Hill Example

No Mujahada Mirage

بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta'ala says; وَاعْبُدْ رَبَّكَ حَتَّىٰ يَأْتِيَكَ الْيَقِينُ Stay in the slavery of your Rabb until Maut comes to you The tug-of-war and wrestling match (between the nafs) is till the last breath. Today, perhaps the biggest problem and obstacle in us reaching Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta'ala are that … Continue reading No Mujahada Mirage

Whoever Remembers Maut Abundantly, Allah Honors Him With Three Ne’mats

بسم الله الرحمان الرحيم ابو حامد لفاف رحمہ الله علیہ کہتے ہیں کہ جو شخص موت کو کثرت سے یاد کرے اس کے اوپر تین چیزوں کا اکرام ہوتا ہے Abu Haamid Rafaaf Rahimahullah Ta'ala likhte hain ke jo shakhs Maut ko kasrat se yaad karey uske upar teen cheezo ka ikraam hota hai The … Continue reading Whoever Remembers Maut Abundantly, Allah Honors Him With Three Ne’mats

What does Sohbat e Ahlullah mean?

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم What does Sohbat e Ahlullah mean? Does it simply mean staying in the Companionship of the Ahlullah? Is it just that much? Or is it more than that? Staying in the Companionship of the Ahlullah. Is it just that much? No! it is not just that much. If it was just … Continue reading What does Sohbat e Ahlullah mean?

Question: If the community is afflicted with a problem or some natural disaster, is it right to state that it is due to their sins?

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Q.Respected Ustadh, if the community is afflicted with a problem or some natural disaster, is it right to state that it is due to their sins? Here I have heard Ulama say in Bayans.  Answer: It is wrong to blame them specifically regarding their sins, because we are sinful. The correct … Continue reading Question: If the community is afflicted with a problem or some natural disaster, is it right to state that it is due to their sins?

Essentials for the Saalikeen: Five I’s

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Hadhrat Hardoi rahmayullahi alayh mentions a very important point. I want you to all listen carefully the conditions necessary for spiritual benefit. There are four conditions or components that constitute the heart to heart connection, the relation between us and the Sheikh. These are necessary for spiritual benefit. Without these, spiritual … Continue reading Essentials for the Saalikeen: Five I’s