Things to do prior to Ramadhan

Arif-billah Dr Abdul Hayy Arifi (Allah have mercy on him) said, ‘Do not pursue excessive information. It is worthwhile to act on whatever knowledge one already has. Our acts of worship and obedience have become ritualistic. In this era of chaotic life style with environment promoting egoistic and hedonistic characteristics our hearts  do not appreciate […]

Prepare for Ramadhan

1. Ask Allah for facilitation (tawfeeq) to benefit from the blessings of Ramadan daily, from now onwards. 2. Make a firm determination to abstain from all sins. Especially those committed by the eyes, ears and tongue. 3. Try to free as much time as possible from work and other commitments for pure worship (ibadah). 4. […]

Preparing for Ramadhan

  1. Ask Allah for facilitation (tawfeeq) to benefit from the blessings of Ramadan daily, from now onwards. 2. Make a firm determination to abstain from all sins. Especially those committed by the eyes, ears and tongue. 3. Try to free as much time as possible from work and other commitments for pure worship (ibadah). […]

The most important thing to do in Ramadhan

Sayyidi wa sanadi Mawlana Mohammad Taqi Usmani (Allah preserve him) advised an individual in Haram shareef, Makkah e mukarramah, last night after taraweeh salah; “There are many things people do in Ramadan. For example, excessive zikir, lot of tilawat e Quran, etc. But the most important thing to do is what is mentioned in this […]

After Ramadhan

Shaykh Wasiullah (Allah have mercy on him) said, ‘The effect of real acts of obedience is that an individual does not observe any virtue (kamal) in him/herself at all. If there in no development of  humility, abasement, feeling of inability and lowliness after an act of worship then one should consider that this worship lacked […]

Ramadhan and ta’aluq ma’Allah

A murid requested sayyidi wa sanadi Hadhrat Mawlana Mohammad Taqi Usmani (may Allah preserve him) to consider a programme for the ‘itekaf (seclusion) in the last 10 days of Ramadhan. He elaborated that it will be of utmost benifit for the murideen. They will be in the company of their Shaykh and pious fellow seekers, able to better utilize […]

What to do & don’t in Ramadhan?

Mufti Mohammad Ibrahim Sadiqabadi, the khalifa of Hadhrat Mufti Rasheed Ahmad Ludhyanawi (may Allah have mercy on him) inquired his Shaykh regarding the special deeds to do in excess and to abstain from during the month of Ramadhan. Hadhrat Mufti sahib replied, “Excessive recitation of Quran and abstaining from excessive intermingling with others people (kasrat ma’ al […]

Sayyidi’s Ramadhan Advice from Haram

While in Haram shariff (Makkah e mukarramah) this Ramadhan Sayyidi wa sanadi Hazrat Mawlana Mohammad Taqi Usmani sahib db gave the following advice to a small group of mureedeen. 1. Recognize the importance of time and use it appropriately. 2. In addition to your regular ma’moolat recite سبحان الله و الحمدالله و لا اله الا […]