Please request the Beloved Rasool صَلَّى اللهُ تَعَالٰى عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم to call me to Madinah
نَحْمَدُہٗ وَنُصَلِّیْ وَ نُسَلِّمُ عَلٰی رَسُوْ لِہِ النَّبِیِّ الْکَرِیْم
From: Sag-e-Madinah Muhammad Ilyas Attar Qaadiri Razavi عُـفِیَ عَـنۡـهُ
To: The honourable descendant of Beloved Rasool, Peer-e-Tareeqat, Sayyid Shabbir Ali Shah Geelani Mujaddidi – Sajjadah Nasheen [successor] of Darbar ‘Aaliyyah Mujaddidiyah Chura Shareef (District Attock, Pakistan)
اَلسَّلَامُ عَلَیْکُمْ وَ رَحْمَۃُ اللّٰہِ وَ بَرَکَاتُہٗ
Muballigh of Dawat-e-Islami, Muhammad Siddeeq Riyaz Naqshbandi gave the news that you have undergone a left eye surgery. Your age is seventy years; old age brings hundreds of diseases and then [you have also undergone] operation! May Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ have mercy on your condition.
(Thereafter, Ameer-e-Ahl-e-Sunnat دَامَـتْ بَـرَكَـاتُـهُـمُ الْـعَـالِـيَـه made Du’a for Sayyid Shabbir’s recovery and read out the following Madani pearl from page 27 of ‘Magazine Faizan-e-Madinah’, Rajab-ul-Murajjab 1439 AH): Saying of Sayyiduna Abu Darda رَضِىَ اللهُ تَعَالٰی عَـنْهُ, ‘Remembering death in abundance reduces happiness and jealousy.’ (Ihya-ul-‘Uloom, vol. 3, pp. 233)
O honourable Shaykh! Please make a request for me in the blessed court of Rasoolullah صَلَّى اللهُ تَعَالٰى عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم to call me to Madinah, bless me with the privilege of martyrdom with Iman, peace and safety, give me a place in his feet in Jannat-ul-Baqi’, intercede in the Divine court for me and have me forgiven without accountability; it will be a great favour of yours. Please keep remembering your own Dawat-e-Islami in Du’as. My heartiest Salam to your honourable son Sayyid Fazl Usman Haydar Shah Geelani and to other friends, devotees and Mureeds connected with this blessed Aastanah [blessed court of a pious saint]. [I request that] all of them make Du’a for my forgiveness without accountability. (A slightly amended version)
Tayri nasal-e-pak mayn hay bachchah bachchah noor ka
Tu hay ‘ayn-e-noor, tayra sab gharanah noor ka
(Hadaiq-e-Bakhshish, pp. 246)
صَلُّوْا عَلَی الْحَبِیْب! صَلَّی اللہُ تَعَالٰی عَلٰی مُحَمَّد
Reply of Sayyid Shabbir Ali Shah Sahib expressing great affection
بِسْمِ اللّٰہِ الرَّحْمٰنِ الرَّحِیْمِ
I am Sayyid Muhammad Shabbir Ali Shah Geelani Naqshbandi Mujaddidi, a humble person and Khadim of Darbar ‘Aaliyyah Chura Shareef (District Attock, Pakistan). I am ill at present and suffering from an eye disease. I have undergone operation twice or thrice. In this regard, my old Muhsin [i.e. one who bestows favour], caretaker, an important and shining personality who has the yearning in his heart for the betterment of Ahl-us-Sunnah wa-Jama’at, Ameer-e-Shari’at ‘Allamah Maulana Muhammad Ilyas Qaadiri Razavi دَامَـتْ بَـرَكَـاتُـهُـمُ الْـعَـالِـيَـه has made an extremely beautiful, meaningful, and comprehensive Du’a for my recovery. For the personality who has made such beautiful Du’a for me and who cares so much, I make this very Du’a: ‘May Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ keep him safe.’
My love for Dawat-e-Islami is not merely a lip service, but rather it is like an important part of my body. At every step, I am a contributor and also make Du’a that may Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ bestow more blessings on this beautiful and great effort. Wherever my friends and relatives are listening to my humble message, please make every type of monetary, written or verbal contribution to Dawat-e-Islami as far as possible. I have stated it before as well that this movement is inspiring the ‘devotional love of Rasoolullah صَلَّى اللهُ تَعَالٰى عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم’ [in the people] around the globe. For the sake of His Beloved, may Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ bless Ameer-e-Shari’at also with perfect health, bless him with long life for the benefit of this country and nation, and always protect his helpers, Khuddam, friends and companions. May Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ enable him and Dawat-e-Islami to succeed by leaps and bounds.
اٰمِيۡن بِجَاهِ النَّبِيِّ الۡاَمِيۡن صَلَّى اللّٰهُ تَعَالٰى عَلَيۡهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم
(A slightly amended version)
Expressing condolences to Haji Abul Bintayn Hassaan Attari
In the live Madani Muzakarah, Shaykh-e-Tareeqat, Ameer-e-Ahl-e-Sunnat دَامَـتْ بَـرَكَـاتُـهُـمُ الْـعَـالِـيَـه expressed condolences to the sons and relatives of Haji Sulayman Attari at his demise, who is the paternal grandfather of Ameer-e-Ahl-e-Sunnat’s granddaughters [i.e. daughters of Ameer-e-Ahl-e-Sunnat’s daughter] and father of Haji Abul Bintayn Hassaan Attari Madani. He also gave persuasion to get a Masjid constructed for the Isal-e-Sawab of the deceased. On his persuasion, Haji Hassaan Attari Madani made the intention of getting a Masjid constructed along with his brothers’ contribution.
Expressing condolences to the Rukn-e-Shura Haji Aqeel Attari Madani
Ameer-e-Ahl-e-Sunnat دَامَـتْ بَـرَكَـاتُـهُـمُ الْـعَـالِـيَـه expressed condolences to the Rukn-e-Shura Haji Muhammad Aqeel Attari Madani through a video message at the demise of his respectable mother (in Gulzar-e-Taybah, Sargodha) and made Du’a of forgiveness for her.
Inquiring after the Rukn-e-Shura Al-Haaj Qaari Saleem Attari
Shaykh-e-Tareeqat, Ameer-e-Ahl-e-Sunnat دَامَـتْ بَـرَكَـاتُـهُـمُ الْـعَـالِـيَـه inquired after Rukn-e-Shura Al-Haaj Qaari Muhammad Saleem Attari and his father on receiving the news of their illness and made Du’a for their recovery.
Different messages of inquiring after the sick and condolence
Through video messages, Shaykh-e-Tareeqat, Ameer-e-Ahl-e-Sunnat دَامَـتْ بَـرَكَـاتُـهُـمُ الْـعَـالِـيَـه expressed condolences to the following people: Fakhr-ul-Mashaaikh, Dr. Peer Sayyid Muhammad Ashraf Jeelani Ashrafi (Sajjadah Nasheen of Dergah ‘Aaliyyah Ashraafiyah, Firdaus Colony, Karachi) and his brothers at the demise of his younger brother Sahibzadah Haafiz Abul Wahhaaj Sayyid Jamal Ashraf Jeelani (Ameer of Halqah Ashrafiyah, Faisalabad); Ghulam Muhyuddin and Muhammad Ahmad Raza at the demise of their respectable father, Maulana Shameem-ul-Hasan Qaadiri Razavi (Bab-ul-Madinah, Karachi); Maulana Muhammad Ya’qoob Sahib and his brothers at the demise of Maulana Muhammad Yusuf (Khushab, Pakistan), the father-in-law of Muballigh-e-Dawat-e-Islami Haji Muhammad Saleem Attari (Nigran of Majlis weekly Ijtima’ and Majlis Madani Muzakarah, Pakistan); Haji Muhammad Anees and Imran Attari at the demise of their father (Karachi); Gulzar Ahmad Attari and Dildaar Attari at the demise of their mother, Naseem Baano Attariyyah (Matiari, Bab-ul-Islam Sindh); Muhammad Shafi’ at the demise of his father, Habibullah Attari (Mysore, India); Qaari Asif Attari and his brothers at the demise of their mother; Aftab Attari and Abdul Hameed Attari at the demise of their brother, Haji Muhammad Saleem Attari (Karachi); Sayyid Abdul Mannaan Attari at the demise of his father, Haafiz Zaakir Husayn (Arifwala); Aabid Soomro and his brothers at the demise of their father, Master Haadi Bakhsh Soomro (Sukkur); Husayn Attari and his brothers at the demise of their mother, Maryam Attariyyah (Bundi, Rajasthan, India); Ahmad Hayat Siddeeqi and his brothers at the demise of their mother (Rawalpindi); Saabir Attari and his brothers at the demise of their father, Haji Muhammad Ibraheem Attari (Bab-ul-Madinah, Karachi); Muhsin Raza and his brothers at the demise of their father, Muhammad Anwar (Gujrat); Muhammad Akram Attari at the demise of his wife, Umm-e-Usman Attariyyah (Karachi); Ikraam Attari at the demise of his father, Ghulam Muhammad Qurayshi (Hyderabad); Ghulam Nabi Attari and his brothers at the demise of their mother (Tando Allahyar); Taahir Attari and his brothers at the demise of their father, Hayat Attari (Malir, Bab-ul-Madinah Karachi); Aatif Husayn Attari and his brothers at the demise of their father, Sharafat Husayn Attari (Bab-ul-Madinah, Karachi).
Moreover, Ameer-e-Ahl-e-Sunnat دَامَـتْ بَـرَكَـاتُـهُـمُ الْـعَـالِـيَـه gave different pieces of advice to the friends and relatives of the deceased for the Isal-e-Sawab of their deceased relatives which include persuasion to get Masjid constructed, observe I’tikaf in the month of Ramadan, distribute booklets, attend the Madani Muzakarah and travel with Madani Qafilahs, etc. Furthermore, Ameer-e-Ahl-e-Sunnat دَامَـتْ بَـرَكَـاتُـهُـمُ الْـعَـالِـيَـه inquired after Muhammad Jameel, Muhammad Naveed, Muhammad Usman, Muhammad Jawayd, Muhammad Saeed and Muhammad Sultan on receiving the news of their accident and he also made Du’as for them.