Book Name:Pait ka Qufl e Madina

food of A’lā arat رَحْمَةُ اللهِ تَعَالٰی عَلَيْه contained just a small bowl of goat meat gravy without chilli and one or two biscuits made from Sūjī (granulated wheat flour). This was not everyday, at times he did not use to eat even this little amount of food.’ (Ḥayāt-e-A’lā Ḥaḍrat, vol. 1, pp. 27)

Seven Madani pearls

The companion Sayyidunā ‘Abdullāĥ Ibn ‘Abbās رَضِىَ اللهُ تَعَالٰی عَـنْهُ has stated that a wise person should prefer seven things to seven other things:

1.          He should prefer poverty to wealth.

He should prefer (worldly) disgrace to (worldly) respect.

He should prefer humility to self-esteem.

He should prefer hunger to eating to a full stomach.

He should prefer sadness to happiness.

He should prefer the poor pious people to the rich people of the world.

He should prefer death to life.

(Al-Munabbiĥāt lil-‘Asqalānī, pp. 85)

صَلُّوۡا عَلَى الۡحَبِيۡب           صَلَّى اللّٰهُ تَعَالٰى عَلٰى مُحَمَّد

Ritual ablution (Wuū) after twelve days

Sayyidunā ‘Abdul Waĥĥāb Sha’rānī قُـدِّسَ سِـرُّہُ الـرَّبَّـانِی has stated, ‘I have seen many Auliyā of Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ who remained resolute in adopting the virtue of hunger. Some of them went to the toilet just once a week as they would be shy from Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ in repeatedly undressing themselves in the toilet. Shaykh Tājuddīn Żākir رَحْمَةُ الـلّٰـهِ تَعَـالٰی عَـلَيْـه had

 



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