Sayyidi wa sanadi Shaikh Mufti Mohammad Taqi Usmani (Allah preserve him and allow us to benefit from him abundantly, Amin!) said, ‘It is absolutely essential (fardh e ‘ain) that we make genuine repentance for all our sins during this month. This is to avoid being the subject of the supplication made by Sayyidna Jibrael (Allah’s […]
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– For development and maintenance of reverence of God (taqwa) in our post-Ramadan life sayyidi wa sanadi Shaikh Mufti Mohammad Taqi Usmani (Allah preserve him) said, 1.Leave sinful activities: Be strict on holding your lower (nafsani) desires. Make a firm determination. Do not yield to these sinful desires easily. These desires and Satan are our […]
Shaikh Mufti Mohammad Hasan Amratsari (Allah have mercy on him) instructed a seeker, ‘The end of Ramadan is drawing nearer, drown yourself in the recitation of Holy Quran and remembrance of Allah (dhikr).’ Al-qawl al-Aziz, page 114 Karachi
The Prophet (Allah’s blessings and peace be upon him) was the most generous person, and he used to become more so (generous) particularly in the month of ramadan because Gabriel used to meet him every night of the month of ramadan till it elapsed. Allah’s Apostle used to recite the Qur’an for him. When Gabriel met […]
Arif-billahDr Abdul Hayy ‘Arifi (Allah have mercy on him) said, ‘There are eleven months to acquire knowledge. However, the blessed month of Ramadan is for actions alone.’ Ramadhan ul Mubarak: hidayat wa tambihat via Ahmiyet e Ramadhan, page 24
The discourses of sayyidi wa sanadi Shaykh Mufti Mohammad Taqi Usmani (Allah preserve him) given in this Ramadan are available here. They provide a clear understanding of Tasawwuf and how it can be implemented in our daily life. An essential listening for all salikeen.
Someone asked Hakim al-Umma Hadhrat Mawlana Ashraf ‘Ali Thanawi (may Allah have mercy on him) if performing extra worship and acts of devotion (ibadat) in Ramadan is not contrary to the generally accepted view that one should be constant and punctual in his routine worshipful acts (ibadat). Hahdrat Hakim al-Umma replied: “Should one exceed his normal actions in worship (ibadat) in […]
Arif billah Hazrat Dr Abdul Hayy ra said; Once I led a prayer jamah. After finishing I said aloud, “Alhumdulillah“. A person from the audience enquired, “is it appropriate to be thankful on a worship filled with deficiencies?” “Yes! Indeed”, I told him. “Look at the tawfeeq from Allah SWT and thank for it. It […]
بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Make a practical and doable time table for daily activities. The point to remember is that in Ramadan acts of primary form of worship are to be increased. These lead to an increasing direct relationship with Allah SWT (i.e. ta’luq ma’Allah). This must include the following: Tahajjud Salah: Easier than usual […]
Make a practical and doable time table for daily activities. The point to remember is that in Ramadan acts of primary form of worships (i.e. salah, dhikr, tilawat, etc.) are to be increased. These lead to an increasing direct relationship with Allah SWT (i.e. ta’luq ma’Allah).
Practice focusing on the actions of the Heart. Do not do any action without a proper intention. Abstain from all the blame worthy morals. No anger, arrogance, belittling caustic remarks, etc. It is strange to abstain from otherwise halal (lawful food) and commit an act which is always haram (forbidden). Try to do most […]
To get motivated and organized, read the discourses of Hakeem ul Ummat ra regarding Ramadan (Mawaiz-e-Ashrafiya volume : Barakat e Ramadan) and listen to the talks of Sayyidi wa sandi db on how to prepare for the holy month.
Review the essential fiqh (rulings) relating to fasting, taraweeh and other Ramadan related issues from “Behishti Zewar” (Heavenly Ornaments) of Hakeeul Ummat Hazrat Mawlana Ashraf Ali Thanwi ra.