Book Name:Shan e Usman e Ghani
Dear Islamic brothers! Have you seen! Ameer-ul-Mu`mineen Sayyiduna ‘Usman-e-Ghani رَضِىَ اللهُ تَعَالٰی عَـنْهُ donated the well in the path of Allah at the time when the Muslims were suffering extreme shortage of water. If we see a Muslim in trouble or difficulty and we are capable of fulfilling his needs and extending a helping hand towards him, we should endeavour to do so. Very fortunate is the person who helps the needy, support the poor & destitute, sympathizes and removes the distress of people with grief. Because the one who shows mercy to the creature [of Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ], Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ also showers upon him the rain of His mercy and blessing that his life becomes colourful, prosperous and full of happiness. Let’s listen to two blessed sayings of the Beloved Prophet صَلَّى اللهُ تَعَالٰى عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم:
1. Whoever removes one of the troubles of a true Muslim, Allahعَزَّوَجَلَّ will remove one of his troubles on the Day of Judgement, whoever alleviates the poverty of a penniless person, whoever provides the poor with comfort in the world, Allahعَزَّوَجَلَّ will provide him with ease in the world and Hereafter, whoever keeps the secret of a Muslim in the world, Allahعَزَّوَجَلَّ will keep his secret in the world and Hereafter, and Allahعَزَّوَجَلَّ continues to help His bondsman as long as the bondsman continues to help his brother. (Sahih Muslim, Kitab-uz-Zikr, pp. 1447, Raqm 2699)
2. Whoever walks to fulfil the needs of his brother, this is better for him than performing I’tikaf for ten years. And whoever performs I’tikaf for one day, seeking Allah’s pleasure, Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ separates him from Hell with three ditches and the distance between two ditches out of them is greater than that between the East and the West.
(Attargheeb Wattarheeb, vol. 3, pp. 263, Raqm 8)
May Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ privilege us too to look after our Muslim brothers and remove their difficulties.
اٰمِيۡن بِجَاهِ النَّبِيِّ الۡاَمِيۡن صَلَّى اللّٰهُ تَعَالٰى عَلَيۡهِ وَاٰلِه وَسَلَّم
صَلُّوۡا عَلَى الۡحَبِيۡب صَلَّى اللّٰهُ تَعَالٰى عَلٰى مُحَمَّد