1. Forgive your enemy
Sayyiduna ‘Ali-ul-Murtada کرم اللہ وجہہ الکریم said: When you gain power over your enemy to take revenge on him, forgive him as a gratitude for it. (Al-Kaukab-ud-Durriyah, vol. 1, pp. 102)
2. Do not be from those people
Sayyiduna ‘Ali-ul-Murtada کرم اللہ وجہہ الکریم said: Do not be from those people whom advice benefits only when condemnation is expressed excessively. (Al-Mustatraf, vol. 1, pp. 139)
3. Importance of obtaining benefit from experiences
Sayyiduna ‘Ameer Mu’awiyyah رضی اللہ تعالیٰ عنہ said: The person who does not obtain benefit from the experience cannot attain a high rank. (Ihya-ul-‘Uloom, vol. 3, pp. 230)
4. Talking is like a medicine
Sayyiduna Amr Bin ‘Aas رضی اللہ تعالیٰ عنہ said: Talking is like a medicine, if it is in small amount, it will give benefit; if it is excessive, it will prove to be harmful. (Husn-us-Samt fis-Samt, pp. 100)
5. Glitter of greed
Blessed saying of Sayyiduna Ali-ul-Murtada کرم اللہ وجہہ الکریم The glitter of greed often deceives wisdom’.(Al-Mustatraf, vol. 1, pp. 128)
6. Evil effect of bad company
Sayyiduna Abu Bakr Shibli رحمۃاللہ تعالیٰ علیہ said: Due to the evil influence of bad company, bad assumption against the pious people is developed. (Al-Kawakib-ud-Durriyyah, vol. 2, pp. 86)
7. Definition of Husn-e-Akhlaq (Good Manners)
Sayyiduna Abdullah Bin Mubarak رحمۃاللہ تعالیٰ علیہ said: ‘Husn-e-Akhlaq’ is the name of meeting [others] cheerfully, doing very good [to them] and not hurting them.’ (Tirmizi, vol. 3, pp. 404)
8. The most superior person
Sayyiduna Mu’awiyyah Bin Qurrah رحمۃاللہ تعالیٰ علیہ said: The most superior person amongst people in the sight of Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ is the one whose heart is free from malice and he refrains from backbiting. (Al-Mustatraf, vol. 1, pp. 148)
Ahmad Raza’s garden is even blossoming today
1. When which topics of Quranic Ayahs and Ahadees be read and listened to?
As long as a Muslim is alive, he should frequently see and listen to the translations of the Quranic Ayahs and Ahadees containing fear. When death approaches him, other people should recite to him the Quranic Ayahs and Ahadees along with translation containing mercy so that he may know that to Whom he is going, and he passes away having good assumption towards his Rab عَزَّوَجَلَّ. (Fatawa Razawiyyah, vol. 9, pp. 82)
2. Importance of Islamic scholar
It is impermissible for an Islamic scholar to migrate if the people are in need of his knowledge in the city; let alone the emigration, the ‘Ulama (Islamic scholars) do not even allow him to undertake a long journey.
(Fatawa Razawiyyah, vol. 21, pp. 282)
3. To whom is Satan close?
One who thinks that Satan is away from him [in fact] Satan is closer to him.
(Fatawa Razawiyyah, vol. 23, pp. 686)
4. A precaution in Huqooq-ul-‘Ibaad (rights of the people)
When it is a sleeping time of people or some people are performing Salah, you may make Zikr as you like but it should not be made with such voice that it causes trouble to them. (Fatawa Razawiyyah, vol.23, pp. 179)
5. Showing arrogance due to lineage
Considering oneself Afzal [superior] [and] showing arrogance due to lineage are impermissible acts. (Fatawa Razawiyyah, vol.23, pp. 255)
6. Harm of reading Quranic translation on one’s own
Understanding the meaning of the Holy Quran is no doubt a main purpose but it is impossible to understand the translation by just seeing without having great and sufficient Islamic knowledge but rather it carries far more harmful effects than benefits until one studies it under the guidance of any expert and perfect Islamic Sunni pious person. (Fatawa Razawiyyah, vol. 23, pp. 382)
7. Learning skill from the non-believers
There is no harm in learning anything from Kuffar which is permissible itself, even if it is their inventions such as watch, telegram, train etc. (Fatawa Razawiyyah, vol. 23, pp. 458)
Attar’s garden, what a beautiful garden!
1. Ask for the eyes that shed tears, as most people are deprived of them
Weeping out of the fear of Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ and Ishq-e-Rasool صلی اللہ علیہ وآلہ وسلم (deep love for Beloved Rasool صلی اللہ علیہ وآلہ وسلم is also a blessing of Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ. One who is unable to weep out of the fear of Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ and Ishq-e-Rasoolصلی اللہ علیہ وآلہ وسلم should make immense effort to weep (avoiding showing off).
(Madani Muzakarah, First Rabi’-ul-Awwal. 1439 Hijri)
2. Why should Bay’at be taken?
Bayt, from any Peer [spiritual guide] who fulfils the Shar’i conditions, should not be taken for worldly benefits but rather Bayt should be taken for the reform of ‘Nafs and heart’, Taufeeq (privilege) of performing virtuous deeds in abundance and gaining Istiqamat [steadfastness] in Deen and safety of Iman.
(Madani Muzakarah, 22nd Safar-ul-Muzaffar, 1439 Hijri)
3. Pakistan is a great blessing
The beloved homeland, ‘Pakistan’ is a great blessing for us. We all should take part in building it. If only! Our country would truly become a strong fort of Islam. (Madani Muzakarah, 17th Ramazan-ul-Mubarak, 1437 Hijri)
4. Blessing of good company
Influence affects more through company rather than merely talking. Therefore, seek the company of good people. (Madani Muzakarah, 25th Zul-Hijja-tul-Haraam, 1435 Hijri)
5. Home remedy for cough
If someone suffers from terrible cough, chewing well one clove after each hour, and swallowing it with saliva is beneficial. (Madani Muzakarah, 4th Rajab-ul-Murajjab, 1438 Hijri)
6. Make Islamic scholar
Every Muslim should make at least his one son and daughter Islamic scholars.
(Madani Muzakarah, 10th Muharram-ul-Haraam, 1436 Hijri)