Book Name:Seerat e Data Ali Hajveri

queue for avoiding pushing and shoving. Special care should be taken regarding the rights of visitors who arrive; they should not face any problems during their presence in the shrine due to the distribution of Langer (Niyaz) and, in particular, great care should be taken regarding the reverence of the blessed shrine. Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ forbid, on the one hand, by distributing Langer (Niyaz) you are getting reward, but on the other hand you are committing the sin of disrespecting the blessed shrine. Countless perpetual Sawab (rewards) can also be presented to the saint belong to the shrine by distributing books and booklets of Maktaba-tul-Madinah, besides the Niyaz of food.

(Mazaraat-e-Awliya ki Hikayaat, pp. 17)

If food falls over, then?

Dear Islamic brothers! Remember! Not only should we be careful while distributing Langer (Niyaz) but everywhere while eating or giving food that the pieces of food must not be wasted. If a morsel falls over somewhere and there is no fear of people scolding, then without any hesitation, we should pick it up and eat it. اِنْ شَــآءَالـلّٰـه عَزَّوَجَلَّ, its blessings will be obtained.

Sayyidatuna ‘Aaishah Siddiqah رَضِیَ اللهُ تَعَالٰی عَنْهَا has narrated that Rasulullah          صَلَّى اللهُ تَعَالٰى عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم once entered his blessed home and saw a piece of bread     on the floor. He صَلَّى اللهُ تَعَالٰى عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم picked it up, cleaned it and ate it. He            صَلَّى اللهُ تَعَالٰى عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم then said, ‘O ‘Aaishah (رَضِیَ اللهُ تَعَالٰی عَنْهَا)! Respect that which is good because when this (i.e. the bread) has gone away from a nation, then it has never returned.’ (Sunan Ibn Majah, vol. 4, pp. 50, Hadees 3353)

Do not waste food!

Dear Islamic brothers! Today, virtually everyone seems to be complaining of deprivation and a lack of blessings in sustenance. Perhaps, this is the punishment of disrespect for bread. Today, you would hardly find a Muslim who does not waste bread. Everywhere, whether it is at a wedding feast or a Niyaz-meal of a saint, you will see people waste food. Regretfully, a lot of food is also carelessly dumped on the dining-mat during meals. After the food has been consumed, some food and meat still remain on the bones and spices, which are then carelessly thrown away. After eating once, most