Book Name:Musalman ki Parda Poshi kay Fazail

others they remain busy continuously removing their own faults. Furthermore, if they somehow become aware of the faults of their Muslim brothers, then instead of being tempted by Satan and exposing their faults, they conceal them for the pleasure of Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ, and become deserving of rewards in the Hereafter. It is wise that whenever you feel like talking about the faults of somebody else, start removing your own faults by focusing attention to them. By Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ! This is a great privilege.


The Prophet of Rahmah, the Intercessor of the Ummah صَلَّى اللهُ تَعَالٰى عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم has stated, ‘طُوْبٰى لِمَنْ شَغَلَهُ عَيْبُهُ عَنْ عُيُوْبِ النَّاسِ Good news is for that person who has been prevented from finding faults with others due to his own faults.

(Firdaus-ul-Akhbar, vol. 2, pp. 46, Hadees 3742)

Effective way of concealing faults

Dear Islamic brothers! It has become obvious that it is also an effective way to stay safe from backbiting and evils of our Muslim brothers that one should know his own weaknesses because when he knows his own faults, then surely he will develop the desire that none of his own faults must be revealed to others. Therefore, the feeling of concealing his own faults will convince him to conceal the mistakes and evils of fellow Muslims. Let’s listen to some Madani pearls of pieces of advices of our great Saints. اِنْ شَــآءَالـلّٰـه عَزَّوَجَلَّ, we shall develop the mind-set of concealing the faults of Muslims.

Remember your evils

Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah Ibn ‘Abbas رَضِىَ الـلّٰـهُ تَعَالٰی عَـنْهُمَا has stated, ‘اِذَا اَرَدْتَ اَنْ تَذْكُرَ عُيُوبَ صَاحِبَكَ فَاذْكُرْ عُيُوبَكَ ‘Whenever you want to talk about the evils of your companion, remember your own evils.’ (Mawsu’ah Li Ibn Abid Dunya, vol. 4, pp. 357, Raqm 56)

Most favourite bondsman

Sayyiduna Hasan Basri رَحْمَةُ اللهِ تَعَالٰی عَلَيْه has stated: O son of Aadam! You cannot grasp the essence of faith until you stop searching for the faults of people, start rectifying your own faults; and distance them from you. When you do