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Sayings of Hazrat Moulana Maseehullah Khan Saheb - Episodes and lessons from the life of Hazrat Moula


Al-Mu-minul Qawi Khairum Minal Mu-minidh-Dha’eef

Khair (noble/good/better) is used in contrast to sharr (evil/worse). The Strong Mu-min who has ridded himself of the sharr of bashar (natural human propensity of evil) is better than the weak Mu-min. We learn from this that some Believers are strong whilst others are weak. The status quo has been defined.

So what did Rasoolullah (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) say? “A strong Mu-min is better than a weak Mu-min”. The administration and the work from such a Mu-min can never be delivered by a weak Mu-min. A weak Mu-min is powerless to carry out such actions, neither for himself, that is on a personal level, and nor is he qualified to serve the community. He is neither successful in his personal endeavours of supervision and performance and nor are his administrative and active ventures for the people successful, as he is weak.


Last Updated on Saturday, 20 September 2014 08:37
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Tasawwuf - Sayings of Moulana Ashraf Ali Thaanvi (R.A)


The only way to reach Haq Ta’aala is to rid oneself of Akhlaaq e Razeelah (the lowly qualities), to develop Akhlaaq e Hameedah (the beautiful qualities) and the acquisition of Taufeeq i.e. guidance towards obedience (from Allah). Negligence of Allah disappears and attention towards Allah develops. (Click here to learn more on how to become the friend of Allah)

-Malfooz Hadhrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thaanvi Rahmatullah Alayh

Last Updated on Saturday, 20 September 2014 08:33
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Tasawwuf - Sayings of Moulana Ashraf Ali Thaanvi (R.A)


Committing a sin thinking it will decrease (or eliminate) the desire for that sin (in the future) is a deception of Shaytaan. Yes, the desire will be decreased temporarily but the faculty and power of committing sin will be strengthened (long term) resulting in the eradication of sin becoming beyond ones power and strength.

-Malfooz Hadhrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thaanvi Rahmatullah Alayh

Last Updated on Saturday, 20 September 2014 08:35
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Tasawwuf - Sayings of Moulana Ashraf Ali Thaanvi (R.A)


Once Hadhrat said: I am fasting and I take an oath that there is no one lower and more disgraceful than me in this world. On another occasion he said: I consider myself to be lower than every Muslim presently and lower than every Kaafir as far as the future is concerned. (This means that a Kaafir can accept Islam and become a better person).

-Malfooz Hadhrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thaanvi Rahmatullah Alayh

Last Updated on Saturday, 20 September 2014 08:35
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Sayings of Hazrat Moulana Maseehullah Khan Saheb

136. If the gaze was even minutely on the Aakhirat there would not have been even a minute scope for takabbur (arrogance) in the heart.

137. Those who had their gazes on the Aakhirat, they took an oath that they were worse than dogs and swine.

138. By virtue of the gaze being on the Aakhirat one does not look (with pride) at the good one did, rather the reward of Allah is yearned for.

139. Tool-e-Amal is to cherish distant hopes. This Tool-e-Amal is haraam. It is a spiritual sickness.

140. The gaze of the Akaabir was on A’maal and hence their actions were consistent at home and on journey; their devotional practices (ma’moolaat) were the same inside their homes and outside.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 August 2014 09:25
Q&A: A Gift and a Will Dispute (1) PDF Print E-mail
Fiqh and Masaail - Mu'aamulaat Bay' ( Buisness dealings)

Q. During my sister’s lifetime she made a gift of her house to me. She emptied the house, giving away the furniture, etc. I had possession of the house for many years since the time my sister gifted it to me. I had paid the rates, etc. over the years and generally maintained the premises.
However, an institution is claiming the house on the basis of a will supposedly left by my sister. According to the alleged will, the house was or is gifted to the Institution. Please advise me and help.

A. On the basis of the abovementioned facts, the Shariah’s ruling is as follows:

The wasiyyat (bequest) made in the English will is not valid. When your sister made the gift to you, then it amounts to a cancellation of the wasiyyat assuming that the will is dated before the gift. If the will is dated after the gift was made to you, then it is null and void because a wasiyyat cannot be made of someone else’s property. In this case it was your property which you had acquired by way of the gift.

The Institution never was the owner since your sister had not given possession of the house to it. As such, the Institution has no Islamic right to claim the house from you. However, if the house is still on your sister’s name and the English will stipulates that it is a ‘gift’ for the Institution, then in terms of the kufr law of the country you will lose the house and on the Day of Qiyaamah, the house and the entire area under the house down into the bowels of the earth will be made into a weight of punishment and fitted around the neck of the Institution for its haraam act of extortion.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 August 2014 08:32
Q&A: A Gift and a Will Dispute (2) PDF Print E-mail
Fiqh and Masaail - Mu'aamulaat Bay' ( Buisness dealings)

Q. A counsellor states that I, the sister, do not inherit from my sister because according to English and Islamic law only a spouse or children can inherit. My sister’s husband, children, big sister, mother and father were deceased at the time my sister made the will for the institution. I was the only sister left, that’s why my sister changed her mind to give me the house as a gift before her death. The counsellor states that the letter which I received from The Jamiat is only a fatwa and he says because my sister gave the house to the institution, she could not take it back and give it to me.

A. We have clarified the position of the Shariah with regard to the house your sister gifted you, in our previous letter. The counsellor’s statement that our response is “only a fatwa,” is tantamount to rejection of a Shar’i injunction and borders on kufr. Indoctrination in kufr laws of the west has blinded this counsellor to the Law of Allah Ta’ala.

We have no coercive power in the matter. At best we can point out the Law of the Shariah. Those who choose to be blind to a Shar’i Fatwa do so with grave consequences for their Aakhirah. May Allah Ta’ala soften their hearts to your plight.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 August 2014 08:30





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