Book Name:Pait ka Qufl e Madina

Muĥallab, dressed in clothes made of silk, was walking arrogantly. Seeing him, Sayyidunā Muarrif رَحْمَةُ الـلّٰـهِ تَعَـالٰی عَـلَيْـه objected. Muĥallab looked at him and asked, ‘Do you not know who I am?’ The great saint replied, ‘I know you very well. In the beginning, you were an unclean droplet (semen) and at the end you will be a rotten corpse and everyone knows that you are walking carrying filth in your belly.’ When Muĥallab heard these frank and blunt sentences, he became embarrassed and immediately stopped walking arrogantly. Sayyidunā Mu’ab Bin Zubayr رَضِىَ اللهُ تَعَالٰی عَـنْهُ has stated, ‘It is astonishing that man indulges in vanity whereas he has twice come out of the place of urine.’

صَلُّوۡا عَلَى الۡحَبِيۡب           صَلَّى اللّٰهُ تَعَالٰى عَلٰى مُحَمَّد

Do you want to eat less?

If you would like to remain steadfast in applying the Madanī guard to your stomach, i.e. eating less, then act upon my Madanī suggestions which will prove to be very beneficial, اِنْ شَــآءَالـلّٰـه عَزَّوَجَلَّ. Make up your mind according to the advice given by ujjat-ul-Islam, Imām Muhammad Ghazālī عَـلَـیۡـهِ رَحْـمَـةُ الـلّٰـهِ الۡـوَالِی. Therefore, he رَحْمَةُ اللهِ تَعَالٰی عَلَيْه has stated, ‘Eating food to a full stomach is one of the causes of severity in accountability in the Hereafter and torment at the time of death.’ He رَحْمَةُ اللهِ تَعَالٰی عَلَيْه has further stated, ‘Eating in abundance causes the rewards to decrease in the Hereafter. Hence the pleasure will decrease in the Hereafter equal to the pleasure you attain in the world.’ (Minĥāj-ul-‘Ābidīn, pp. 94)

Food and drink of people of Hell

Dear Islamic brothers! Ignoring such horrific matters for a few moments of pleasures of the tongue is not a wise act. It is safer to

 



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