Book Name:Shaban ul Muazzam main nafil ibadaat
pious predecessors رَحِمَهُمُ الـلّٰـهُ تَـعَالٰی and carry out various Islamic services over there along with other Madani activities. For example, on the occasion of the ‘Urs of a blessed saint رَحْمَةُ اللهِ تَعَالٰی عَلَيْه, they arrange an Ijtima’ of Zikr and Na’at, make arrangements for Madani Qafilahs of the lovers of the Beloved Prophet صَلَّى اللهُ تَعَالٰى عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم, to stay in Masajid adjacent to the blessed shrines, and in particular, they arrange Sunnah-inspiring Madani Halqahs in the courtyard of the blessed shrine in which the methods of Wudu, Ghusl, Tayammum, Salah, Isal-e-Sawaab etc., as well as the manners of visiting the shrines and the blessed Sunnah of Holy Prophet صَلَّى اللهُ تَعَالٰى عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم are taught. Furthermore, people are persuaded to attend the weekly Sunnah-inspiring Ijtima’aat and weekly Madani Muzakarahs of Dawat-e-Islami. They are also persuaded to travel with the Madani Qafilahs and to act upon the Madani In’amaat.
During the ‘Urs, plenty of Isal-e-Sawaab is made to the blessed saint رَحْمَةُ اللهِ تَعَالٰی عَلَيْه of that Mazaar. Efforts are also made, from time to time, to visit and inform the custodians (Mutawallis, Sajjadah Nasheens, Khulafa) of the services rendered by Dawat-e-Islami, Jami’a-tul-Madinah, Madaris-ul-Madinah and the Madani activities being carried out in the country and overseas countries etc. May Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ make Dawat-e-Islami progress in leaps and bounds!
اٰمِيۡن بِجَاهِ النَّبِيِّ الۡاَمِيۡن صَلَّى اللّٰهُ تَعَالٰى عَلَيۡهِ وَاٰلِه وَسَلَّم
الله کرم ایسا کرے تجھ پہ جہاں میں اے دعوتِ اسلامی تری دُھوم مَچی ہو
صَلُّوۡا عَلَى الۡحَبِيۡب صَلَّى اللّٰهُ تَعَالٰى عَلٰى مُحَمَّد
Let’s listen to a few virtues of Nafl fasts in the light of some blessed Ahadees:
1. For the fasting people, a Dastar-Khuwan will be placed
Sayyiduna Anas رَضِىَ اللهُ تَعَالٰی عَنْهُ has narrated, ‘On the Day of Judgement, the fasting people will rise from their graves and be recognised by the smell of fasts. For them a Dastar-Khuwan (dining mat) and clay-glasses full of water