Book Name:Pait ka Qufl e Madina
his stomach the most in the world will be the most hungry on the Day of Judgement.’ (Jāmi’ Tirmiżī, vol. 4, pp. 217, Ḥadīš 2486)
Sayyidunā Abū Ṭālib Al-Makkī رَحْمَةُ الـلّٰـهِ تَعَـالٰی عَـلَيْـه has narrated that the companion who belched on that day was Sayyidunā Abū Juḥayfaĥ رَضِىَ اللهُ تَعَالٰی عَـنْهُ. This companion رَضِىَ اللهُ تَعَالٰی عَـنْهُ stated, ‘By Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ, I have not eaten food to a full stomach ever since the day when the Holy Prophet صَلَّى اللهُ تَعَالٰى عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم admonished me and I hope Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ will protect me (from filling my stomach with food) in the future as well.’ (Qūt-ul-Qulūb, vol. 2, pp. 325)
Saint with green skin
Sayyidunā Abū Ṭālib Al-Makkī رَحْمَةُ اللهِ تَعَالٰی عَلَيْه was a great scholar, a renowned teacher of Ḥadīš, a religious thinker, an eminent saint and an illustrious Imām of Taṣawwuf. Even Sayyidunā Imām Muhammad Ghazālī عَـلَـیۡـهِ رَحْـمَـةُ الـلّٰـهِ الۡـوَالِی has taken considerable help in Taṣawwuf from his book ‘Qūt-ul-Qulūb.’ He رَحْمَةُ اللهِ تَعَالٰی عَلَيْه had risen to such a high degree of asceticism (Taqwā) that he gave up eating food altogether and would live off grass. His consumption of grass had caused his skin to become green.
In the last moments of his life, Sayyidunā Abū Ṭālib Al-Makkī رَحْمَةُ اللهِ تَعَالٰی عَلَيْه was requested to make a will. He رَحْمَةُ اللهِ تَعَالٰی عَلَيْه replied, ‘Distribute almonds and sugar during my funeral procession if I pass away with faith.’ The person asked as to how he would know about it. He رَحْمَةُ اللهِ تَعَالٰی عَلَيْه replied, ‘Keep sitting beside me and give your hand into mine. If I pass away in the state of Īmān, I will press your hand firmly.’ Therefore, the person held the hand of Sayyidunā Abū Ṭālib Al-Makkī رَحْمَةُ اللهِ تَعَالٰی عَلَيْه. When he رَحْمَةُ اللهِ تَعَالٰی عَلَيْه was about to depart this life, he pressed that person’s hand with force and his soul left his