نَحْمَدُہٗ وَنُصَلِّیْ وَنُسَلِّمُ عَلٰی رَسُوْلِہِ النَّبِیِّ الْکَرِیْم
اَلسَّلَامُ عَلَیْکُمْ وَرَحْمَۃُ اللّٰہِ وَبَرَکَاتُہٗ
To Muballigh Dawat-e-Islami Al-Haaj Ya’foor Raza Attari from Sag-e-Madinah Muhammad Ilyas Attar Qaadiri عُفِیَ عَنْهُ
مَاشَــآءَالـلّٰـه, I have received your message having a mention of your journey abroad. May Allah Almighty protect you throughout your journey. May success embrace you at every step. May you be blessed with sincerity. May Allah Almighty shower lots of blessings upon you and forgive you without accountability. Ameen
Please accept these Madani pearls from my side:
1 It is strongly suggested to offer all Salahs with congregation regularly; people here have grown too lazy. You must offer all Salahs including Fajr Salah with congregation in Masjid.
2 It is also requested that be careful about your dress too. It has been observed that a number of Islamic brothers do not keep the lower garment above their ankles, though it is Sunnah to keep the lower garment above ankles. Kindly, revive this Sunnah too.
3 Kindly observe night I’tikaf (if it is observed) after the weekly Ijtima’ and perform Ishraq Salah in the morning followed by Salat-o- Salaam before leaving.
4 How great it will be if you meet other Islamic brothers warmly and lovingly while coming to Faizan-e-Madinah and while leaving after attending the Ijtima, and do individuals efforts on them. It will bring enormous benefits if senior responsible Islamic brothers show affection towards people. If the responsible Islamic brothers will consider themselves dignitaries and expect people to come to them for greeting and meeting, then it becomes a little difficult to get tangible benefits. However, a senior responsible Islamic brother cannot mingle with public in a very crowded Ijtima gathering. Generally speaking, we have to work together with people.
5 You have time today, there is an opportunity, you are alive, you are young, so get benefit from it as soon as possible; after death, you won’t be able to do anything.
6 People seem to show a great deal of negligence towards Sunnah way of sitting for eating meal; a large number sit cross-legged when eating and also drop pieces of food on dining mat.
7 Generally, people are not overly disposed to eat their food completely from their plates. Some people would eat their food completely when they see any senior or high ranked personality of Dawat-e-Islami among them but not all do the same. Only Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ knows what they do when they eat food at their home and when eating alone.
8 Pick the pieces of food dropped during eating, put the bones on dining mat instead of plate, so that you could eat food of your plate completely and get the ‘Du’as of forgiveness’ through this act.
9 اِنْ شَــآءَالـلّٰـه it would be very useful if you listen to the previous Madani Muzakarah. It will be so great if everyone makes the intention of listening to Madani Muzakarah for at least 12 minutes.
10 There is a lot of disregard for reading religious books. I request all to start reading the books published by Maktaba-tul-Madinah, beginning from Faizan-e-Sunnat vol. 1 followed by other books ‘Backbiting’, ‘Call to righteousness’, Faizan-e-Namaz. So, continue reading books in the same order.
11 Books are a major source of knowledge and information. Read these books and other booklets and also do not forget to read the weekly booklet either. Take part in Madani activities of Dawat-e-Islami enthusiastically, travel with Madani Qafilah and live your life according to the Madani In’amaat. Do self-accountability and fill out the Madani In’amaat daily and submit it to the responsible Islamic brother of your locality on the first of every Islamic month. May Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ keep you happy! May Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ make us enter Jannah without accountability! May all of these Du’as be accepted for me too.
اٰمِیْن بِجَاہِ النَّبِیِّ الْاَمِیْن صلَّی اللہ علیہ واٰلہٖ وسلَّم