Book Name:Pait ka Qufl e Madina

be in need of a doctor. Therefore, food should only be consumed when one is absolutely hungry.’ (Iḥyā-ul-‘Ulūm, vol. 2, pp. 5)

Yā Ilāĥī عَزَّوَجَلَّ! Payṫ kā Qufl-e-Madīnaĥ kar ‘aṭā

Az paey Ghauš-o-Razā رَحِمَهُمَااللّٰهُ تَعَالٰی kar bĥūk kā gawĥar ‘aṭā

O Almighty عَزَّوَجَلَّ, bless us with the Madanī guard for our stomach

For the sake of Ghauš and Razā رَحِمَهُمَاالـلّٰـهُ تَـعَالٰی grant us the gem of hunger

Intentional hunger

Dear Islamic brothers! Although it is permissible to eat until one is full, countless religious and worldly benefits lie in applying a Madanī guard on the stomach. Abstaining from food in compulsion when it is not available is not something remarkable, but refraining from eating and staying hungry for the pleasure of Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ when food is available in abundance, is indeed an extraordinary feat. It is stated that the Noble Rasūl صَلَّى اللهُ تَعَالٰى عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم would intentionally remain hungry. (Shu’ab-ul-Īmān, vol. 5, pp. 26, Ḥadīš 5640)

Lūṫ lay raḥmat, lagā Qufl-e-Madīnaĥ payṫ kā

Pāye gā Jannat, lagā Qufl-e-Madīnaĥ payṫ kā

Gain divine grace by applying Madanī guard on the stomach

Attain Paradise by applying Madanī guard on the stomach

صَلُّوۡا عَلَى الۡحَبِيۡب           صَلَّى اللّٰهُ تَعَالٰى عَلٰى مُحَمَّد

Neighbourhood of the Holy Prophet صَلَّی اللّٰہ تعالٰی علیہ واٰلہٖ وسلَّم in Paradise

Indeed, intentional hunger is a great Sunnaĥ of our Beloved Prophet صَلَّى اللهُ تَعَالٰى عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم and words cannot express the excellence of Sunnaĥ. The Holy Prophet صَلَّى اللهُ تَعَالٰى عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم has stated, ‘He who loves my Sunnaĥ, loves me, and he who loves me will be with me in Paradise.’ (Mishkāt-ul-Maṣābīḥ, pp. 30)


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