Book Name:Karamaat e Farooq e Azam

Definition of Karamat

Now اِنْ شَــآءَالـلّٰـه عَزَّوَجَلَّ some more wonders performed by Sayyiduna ‘Umar رَضِىَ الـلّٰـهُ تَـعَـالٰی عَـنْـهُ will be mentioned but first listen to the definition of Karamat. On page 58 of the book Bahar-e-Shari’at, volume 1 [the 1250-page publication of Maktaba-tul-Madinah, the publishing department of Dawat-e-Islami], a legendary and leading scholar of Shari’ah and Tareeqah, ‘Allamah Maulana Mufti Muhammad Amjad ‘Ali A’zami عَـلَيْهِ رَحْـمَةُ الـلّٰـهِ الۡـقَـوِی has stated: ‘A supernatural activity performed by a Wali is called Karamat.’ (Bahar-e-Shari’at)

Most eminent among Awliya of Allah

The Islamic scholars رَحِمَـهُـمُ الـلّٰـهُ الـسَّلَام are unanimous on this point that the honourable companions رَضِىَ الـلّٰـهُ تَـعَـالٰی عَـنْـهُم of the Prophet are the most eminent and distinguished Awliya of Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ. As for other Awliya Kiraam رَحِمَـهُـمُ الـلّٰـهُ الـسَّلَام, no matter how high rank of Wilayat they may acquire, but they can never ever reach the level of Wilayat that a blessed companion رَضِىَ اللهُ تَعَالٰی عَـنْهُ of the Beloved Prophet صَلَّى اللهُ تَعَالٰى عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم possesses. Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ has bestowed such an elevated status to the blessed companions   رَضِىَ الـلّٰـهُ تَـعَـالٰی عَـنْـهُم of the Noblest Prophet صَلَّى اللهُ تَعَالٰى عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم and has bestowed such magnificent marvels and excellence upon these blessed luminaries that cannot be imagined for other blessed saints. No doubt that the wonders performed by the blessed companions رَضِىَ الـلّٰـهُ تَعَالٰی عَـنْهُم have not been reported in a great

 



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