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Memorizing the Quran in Just One Month

Syed Ayub Ali (May Allah"s blessings be upon him) states that one day Aala Hazrat (May Allah"s blessings be upon him) said, "Some unaware people write the title of "Hafiz" with my name whereas I don"t deserve it as I am not a Hafiz of the Holy Quran." Syed Ayub (May Allah"s blessings be upon him) further says that Aala Hazrat (May Allah"s blessings be upon him) started memorizing the Quran from the very same day. Probably, the duration for this m...

Books of Ala Hazrat Imam Ahmed Raza Khan

Ala Hazrat Imam Ahmed Raza Khan Barelvi wrote approximately 1000 books on different topics. He wrote millions of Fatawa (legal rulings) from the period 1286 A.H. to 1340 A.H., but unfortunately, all of them could not be recorded. Those which were copies have been compiled under the title of "Fatawa Rizvia". The latest edition of Fatawa Rizvia consists of 30 volumes, 21656 pages, 6897 questions answers and 206 booklets. (Fatawa Rizvia (New Editio...

Six Fasts of Shawwal-ul-Mukarram

THREE VIRTUES OF SIX FASTS AFTER EIDPure like a new born baby1. Sayyiduna Abdullah Bin Umar رضی اللہ تعالیٰ عنھما has narrated that the Noble Prophet صلی اللہ تعالیٰ علیہ وسلم has said: ‘The one fasting in Ramadan and then fasting six days in Shawwal has been cleansed from sins as if he was born from his mother’s womb today.’ (Majma’-uz-Zawaid, vol. 3, pp. 425, Hadis 5102)Fast of whole life2. Sayyiduna Abu Ayub رضی اللہ تع...

Where is third piece of bread?

A man once came to Prophet Isa and said, ‘I wish to stay in your company so that I may acquire the knowledge of Shariah. He permitted the man to stay with him. During a journey, they reached a canal where he said, ‘Let’s eat.’ He had three pieces of bread. After both of them had eaten one piece of bread each, Prophet Isa went to drink water from the canal. In the meantime, the man hide the third piece of bread. Having retu...

Three Advice of a Sparrow (Hikayat-e-Roomi)

A man caught a small bird (a sparrow). Sparrow asked the man: "What are you going to do with me?"The man said: “In fact I am starving; I am going to barbeque you.”Bird said: "I weigh less than two ounce. You’ll gain nothing from eating me. I’ll make a deal with you. If you release me I’ll teach you three important advices. First one I’ll tell you while I am in your hand, the second one when I rest on the branch...

Blessed Penny of Ala Hazrat Imam Ahmed Raza Khan

Once, Ala Hazrat (May Allah’s blessings be upon him) was to go to harbor to welcome the Hujjaj (Hajj pilgrims). The hired transport got late. One of the devotees, Ghulam Nabi went to bring a horse-cart without informing anyone. When he returned with the horse-cart, he saw that the booked transport had also arrived. He then gave a penny (a quarter of a Rupee) to the cart owner and let him go. Nobody else was aware of the incident. After four...

Excellence of Miswak in the light of Hadiths

Use Miswak after Wake up It is narrated by Hazrat Sayyiduna Huzaifah (رضی اللہ تعالٰی عنہ), whenever the Prophet (صلّی اللہ تعالٰی علیہ وسلّم) got up at night, he used to clean his mouth with Miswak. (Sahih Bukhari, vol. 1, p.58)   Miswak in Tahajjud It is narrated in a Hadith, whenever the Prophet (صلّی اللہ تعالٰی علیہ وسلّم) got up for Tahajjud prayer he used to clean his mouth (and teeth) with Miswak. (Sahih Bukhari, vol. 2, p.51, Hadith...

Hadiths about Suicide

Tormenting by Injury and PoisonIt is narrated in a Hadith, ‘Whoever committed suicide by throwing himself down from a mountain, he will be in the Fire of Hell, throwing himself down therein forever and ever. Whoever committed suicide by taking poison, he will be sipping it in the Fire of Hell forever and ever. Whoever killed one self with a weapon of iron, that weapon of iron will be in his hand in the Fire of Hell and he will be injuring h...

Hadiths about Friday

Hadith about FridayIt is narrated in a Hadith, any person who takes a bath on Friday like the bath of Janaaba and then goes for the prayer (in the first hour i.e. early), it is as if he had sacrificed a camel (in Allah"s cause); and whoever goes in the second hour it is as if he had sacrificed a cow; and whoever goes in the third hour, then it is as if he had sacrificed a horned ram; and if one goes in the fourth hour, then it is as if he had sac...

Importance of Prayer in Islam

Many virtues of offering Prayer and severe punishments for abandoning it have been stated in the Holy Quran and Hadiths. Therefore, the 9th Ayah of Surah Munafiqoon in Parah 28 says: O believers! Let not your wealth and your children make you negligent from the remembrance of Allah and whoever does that, they are the losers. (Translation of Quran from Kanzul Iman) Hazrat Syedna Imam Muhammad Bin Ahmad Zahabi narrates that the honourable Mufassiri...