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IN THIS ISSUE
Nikaah

Editorial

By: Maulana Ilyas Patel Sahib

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Surah Al-Baqarah

Tafseer

By: Hazrat Maulana Mufti Muhammad Shafi Sahib
(Rahmatullaahi Alaihi)

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Hadeeth

Tasheelul-Ahadeeth

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Nabi

] ’s love for children

Seerat-e-Paak

By: Maulana Abu Talha Muhammad Izharul Hasan Sahib

Blessed
Companions

Stories of the Sahabah Raziyallahu Anhum

Malfoozaat

By: Shaikhul-Hadeeth Hazrat Maulana Muhammad
Zakariyya Sahib Rahmatullahi Alaihi

Statements of Faqeehul-Ummat änײ] èÛu…
Compiled By: Mufti Farooq Meeruti Sahib

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Etiquettes for students

Etiquette
Sulook
Family Bond

Great Personality
Letters toEditor

By: Hazrat Qari Siddiq Ahmad Bandwi Sahib änײ] èÛu…

Potions for the heart
By: Hadhrat Peer Zulfiqar Sahib Daamat-Barakatuhum

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Bringing up Children in Islam
By: Maulana Dr. Muhammad Habibullah Mukhtar Sahib

Hadhrat Imam Abu Hanifah (Rahimahullah)
By: Allamah Muhammad Ibn Yusuf Salihi Sahib
Dimashqi Shafi’i (Rahmatullah alayhi)
Double Benefit;
Reformative Journal
Learn Islamic English
By: Fayyaz Ahmad Zaroo Sahib

Campus
Round-up

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Khanqah Majlis
Golden Opportunity
By: Fayyaz Ahmad Zaroo Sahib

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February 2016

Rabiuth-Thani 1437

E DITORIAL

Nikaah
By: Hazrat Maulana Ilyas Patel Sahib

Islam is a natural way of life. It accommodates all the
needs of a human being. Hence, it fully accommodates the
human need to express joy and happiness on various
occasions, including the time of Nikaah. In fact, one is
encouraged to express joy and happiness on such
occasions. Nevertheless, such expression of happiness must
be within reasonable limits, and definitely within the
parameters of Shari`ah. Anything, no matter how beautiful it
may be, if taken beyond its limits, loses its beauty. Take for
instance the virtuous act of charity. What a wonderful deed. It
extinguishes the wrath of Allah Ta`ala, it secures an easy
death and multiplies a person’s rewards. However, if
someone steals, robs and cheats and thereafter gives the
money in charity, this now becomes a curse for him. The
same rule will apply to a marriage. If it conforms with the
commands of Allah Ta`ala, it guarantees happiness and
prosperity. On the other hand, failure to conform will result in
misery, and much distress in the lives of the couple and those
around them.

SECRET
When someone is intending to get married, it is a
common experience that apart from the happiness and
excitement, there is also a degree of concern regarding the
marriage. Both families request Du`as from family, friends,
the local `Aalim or even a visiting `Aalim. Some engage
themselves in some Wazeefah, etc, for the success of the
marriage. There is no denial of the importance of Du`a, the
effectiveness of Wazeefahs, etc. However, the secret for a

Therefore. there is no guarantee of blessings in any other way besides that of Hazrat Nabi Akram (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam). “Make our Shaadi (wedding) Saadi (simple)”. we will find simplicity in every action. If we examine the blessed life of Hazrat Nabi Akram (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam). hence paving the way for problems. it is said.4 February 2016 Rabiuth-Thani 1437 successful marriage has been explained in the following Hadeeth of Hazrat Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam). Most of the time. that wedding wherein every command of Allah Ta'ala and Hazrat Nabi Akram (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) are respected. This is far from the reality. simplicity is part of Imaan” (Mishkaat). weddings. Generally. “Indeed. On the contrary. the . REMEDY Unfortunately. engaging in such practices is regarded as insignificant and trivial. whether in his eating. Hazrat Nabi Akram (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) is reported to have said. “That marriage wherein the least expenses are incurred enjoys the greatest amount of blessing” (Baihaqi). many practices which are alien to Islamic teachings have gradually crept into our weddings as a result of our association with others. At times. these practices result in depriving the Nikaah of blessings. The damage of these ‘insignificant’ practices is tremendous and far reaching. Hazrat Nabi Akram (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) is reported to have said. etc. DELAY The Hadeeth commands us not to delay in getting our children married when a suitable match is found. dressing. SIM PLICITY One of the cornerstones of the Islamic way of life as taught by Hazrat Nabi Akram (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) is simplicity. attracts the Rahmat of Allah Ta'ala. Likewise.

EXTRAVAGAN CE In many weddings. “Allah Ta'ala curses the person who looks at non-mahrams (people with whom marriage is permissible) and the person who is looked at (due to not having adopted Hijaab)” (Mishkaat). “Whosoever has Imaan on Allah Ta'ala and the Day of Qiyaamah. INTERMINGLING Perhaps the most serious of all is the intermingling of males and females. While many starving people may not be our immediate neighbours. but the spirit of Hazrat Nabi Akram (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam)’s teachings is clearly evident from the Hadeeth. Often. Extravagance is greatly abhorred in our Shari`ah. Thousands of people barely have sufficient food for a day. there is a great amount of extravagance and wastage. Instead of attracting the blessings of Allah Ta'ala. whereas on the other hand thousands of rupees are aimlessly squandered without any purpose. then he will never pass the night satiated. Hazrat Nabi Akram (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) is reported to have said. As a result this leads to the youth becoming involved in some degree of illicit contact before marriage.5 February 2016 Rabiuth-Thani 1437 marriage is unnecessarily delayed. Allah Ta'ala has declared those who waste as the brethren of Shaytaan. while his neighbour is hungry” (Tabraani). Hazrat Nabi Akram (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) is reported to have said. left-over food is thrown away. With what conscience can we squander . this wedding attracts the curse of Allah Ta'ala. the effects of wastage and extravagance are disastrous. From a humanitarian perspective as well.

external factors can affect the suitability of a particular venue for this `Ibaadat. the standard is that preference is given to impermissibility over permissibility. however. however. Likewise. The harms of photography is a separate topic of its own. However.. For example. certain venues such as halls. The severity of photography can be understood from the Hadeeth where Hazrat Nabi Akram (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) has declared that the severest punishment in the hereafter will be for those who make or take pictures. one should exercise extreme caution. Doing anything for show attracts the displeasure of Allah Ta`ala. (Mishkaat). as this will constitute show and ostentation. . are more likely to have the above-mentioned evils. one is prone to becoming involved in some contravention of the Shari`ah. due to the type of activities and wrongs that take place at beaches. Many justify their photography on the grounds of it preserving their cherished memories. restaurants.6 February 2016 Rabiuth-Thani 1437 thousands on extravagance while people go hungry to bed??? PHOTOGRAPHY Another alien practice which has a great impact on depriving us of the blessings of Allah Ta'ala is photography. there is no harm in going to a beach per se. etc. Furthermore. VEN UE Although there is nothing wrong in any place per se. Whenever there are conflicting views on an issue. apparently there is no harm in any venue for a wedding. While this is no valid justification. whether digital or otherwise. the mere fact that both males and females later view these photographs is ample evidence for its evil. Therefore. the venue should not be merely to impress the public.

or in the power of imagination (as . the word Sihr (magic) signifies an effect the cause of which is not apparent. What is magic? Definition and effects: Since the study of magic has been enjoying a weird currency in the Western countries since 1986.7 February 2016 Rabiuth-Thani 1437 TAFSEER (Commentary of the Holy Qur’an) By: Hazrat Maulana Mufti Muhammad Shafi Sahib (Rahmatullahi Alaihi) SURAH AL-BAQARAH Note: This part of Tafseer is the remaining portion of Surah Al-Baqarah Tafseer and hence connected with the previous chapter of Surah Al-Baqarah Tafseer. or in things with an extra-sensory reality (as the effect produced by Jinns and devils). we had better consider the subject at some length from the Islamic point of view. and has sometimes been accepted as a part of academic research. whether the cause may actually lie in something which possesses a luminous quality (as the effect of certain phrases). According to the authoritative Arabic Dictionary “Al-Qamus”.

Magic and Charms In everyday language. magic signifies those practices which involve the cooperation of Jinns and devils. etc. a practice which is usually described as the preparation of “Charms”. or the influence of stars and planets). and that when certain letters. and equally confirmed by observation and experiment. The cause at work being numerous. the forms of magic too are numerous. Similar results are obtained by employing human hair or nails or the clothes worn by the person concerned. or in things which are sensory yet hidden (as a magnet drawing to itself a piece of iron. they produce certain specified results. when they have been furtively administered.8 February 2016 Rabiuth-Thani 1437 the effect of hypnotism). accepted by ancient philosophers and by some of the modern ones as well. or the exercise of the power of imagination. All such things are commonly known as magic. Insha-Allahu-Ta’ala) . or the effect of drugs. words or phrases are recited or written down for a specified number of times. when the magnet is concealed from the onlookers. It is a rationally established proposition. that words and phrases in themselves possess a certain efficacy. or the use of certain words or phrases. (To be continued.

alms giving is proof (of one’s faith). Salah is light.9 February 2016 Rabiuth-Thani 1437 Tas-heelul Ahadeeth oבE äô #×Ö] Ùöçû ‰ö…ø Ùø^Îø V Ùø^ Îø äß ä×Ö] o•… pùõ †ôÃø û øŸ] Üõ‘ô^ Âø àô eû 'ô…ô ^vøÖû] Ô õ Öô ^Úø oûeô]ø àû ³Âø äô #×Ö] áø ^vøfû ‰öæø (áø]ˆø nûÛô Öû] ¡ö øÛûiø äô ×#Öô ‚ö Ûû vøÖû]æø (áô^ Ûø³mû Ÿô] †ö ³_û³ ø …öçû ³ãö _% ³Ö]ø D ܳ׳ ‰æ ä³ n׳ ä³×³Ö] (áº^ âø †ûeö èöÎø‚ø ’$ Ö]æø (…º çû Þö éöç×’$ Ö]æø (šô …ûŸø û]æø ðô ^Ûø Š$ Ö] àø nû eø ^Úø ¡ö øÛû ³iø æû ]ø áô¡øÛû³iø äô ³×#³ Öô ‚ö³Ûû³vø³Öû]æø ø nû ×øÂø æû ]ø Ô ø $Ö ºèr$ uö áö †û ÏöÖû] æø (ðº^nø •ô †ö fû ’$ Ö]æø æû ]ø ^ãø ÏöjôÃû ÛöÊø (äö Šø Ëû$Þ Äºñô^føÊø (æû ‚ö Çûmø Œô^$ß Ö] ØöùÒö (Ô DÜ ×ŠÚ å ]æ…E !^ãø Ïöeô çû Úö Translation: Sayyidina Abu Maalik Ash’ari Raziyallahu Anhu says that Sayyidina Hazrat Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “Cleanliness is equal to half of Imaan. . patience is light. the utterance of ‘Subhan-Allah’ and ‘Alhamdulillah’ fills the space between the heavens and the earth. ‘Alhamdulillah’ fills the scale of actions. and the Noble Qur’an is an argument in your favour or against you (as the case may be). Everyone begins his morning ready to sell his soul. thus freeing it or destroying it.” (Muslim) This Hadeeth is an important principle from among the principles of Islam because it discusses the most important fundamentals of Deen.

Salah is light: Allah Ta’ala says in the Holy Qur’an: “Certainly Salah prevents indecency and evil”. (No Salah is accepted without cleanliness). Cleanliness is equal to half of Imaan: Some scholars have translated the word faith as Salah. Alms-giving is proof (of one’s faith): Hypocrites find it difficult to spend in the path of . therefore. This sentence. 2. 4. The utterance of Alhamdulillah earth: Subhan-Allah words and The reward attained from the utterance of these two words fills the space between the heavens and the earth. his Salah is truly a light (of guidance). 3. When a person reaches the stage that his performance of Salah deters him from sin. Alhamdulillah fills the scale: The reward for uttering the “Alhamdulillah” will fill one’s scale of deeds. This can only be achieved when Salah is performed punctually. with due observance of all its Sunan and Mustahabbaat. means that cleanliness is half of Salah because cleanliness is “the key to Salah”. 5.10 February 2016 Rabiuth-Thani 1437 Commentary: 1.

L essons: 1. 3. whereas disobedience will result in one’s destruction. If a person has faith in the Holy Qur’an and fulfills its commands. and whoever sells himself to Allah Ta’ala is freeing himself from Jahannum. it will argue on his behalf on the Day of Qiyaamah. Thus. 6. those who sell themselves to Shaitaan (by disobeying to Allah Ta’ala) are merely destroying themselves. Patience is light: Patience earns Allah Ta’ala’s assistance and is thus light. . Obedience to Allah Ta’ala will free one’s soul from Jahannum. 2. 7. oppresses Shaitaan and obeys Allah Ta’ala is selling himself to Allah Ta’ala. it will argue against him on the Day of Qiyamah. whoever surpasses his desires. But if a person rejects the Holy Qur’an or discards its commands. The value of good deeds. 8.11 February 2016 Rabiuth-Thani 1437 Allah Ta’ala. Allah Ta’ala says in the Holy Qur’an that He has purchased from the Believers their lives and their wealth in return for Jannah. Sadaqah (alms-giving) is thus proof of sincere Imaan (faith). The importance of cleanliness. However.

We learn from the Ahaadith that Hazrat Nabi Akram (Sallallahu alaihi wasallam) has said. Incidents from the lives of the Ambiya (Alaihimus salaam ) and pious should be narrated to them. In an appropriate manner one should also engage in permissible support with children. Children should not be allowed to go out when night falls: Hazrat Jaabir (Raziyallahu anhu) narrates that Hazrat Nabi Akram (Sallallahu alaihi wasallam ) said. “There is an abode In Jannat known as the abode of happiness which is reserved for those who keep their children happy. (Kanzul-Ummaal) Keeping children happy implies that one should in keeping with the correct upbringing of children also laugh and joke with children. “When the night sets in. Allah Ta’ala will certainly be pleased with one for doing this. do not allow your little children out doors as this is the time when the shayaateen spread out. Understanding them to be from amongst the many bounties of Allah Ta’ala.12 February 2016 Rabiuth-Thani 1437 Seerat-e-Paak Nabi ~ V ’s Love for Children By: Hazrat MaulanaAbuTalhahMuhammadIzharul HasanMahmoodSahib Translated By: Hazrat Mufti Afzal Husain Elias Sahib Virtues of keeping children happy: Remember. Alhamdu-lillah) . keeping your children happy is also an act of virtue which is rewardable. Once some part of the night has passed you may let them out. one should approach them in a befitting manner.” (Bhukhaari) (Concluded.

Hazrat Nabi Akram’s Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam anxiety at the time of a storm Hazrat Aaishah Raziyallahu Anha relates that whenever a strong wind. He became restless and would go in and out with worry. (Here are few stories about this aspect of the lives of Sahabah Raziyallahu Anhum. Rahmatullahi-Alaihi Fear of Allah Ta’ala Together with the remarkable spirit of sacrifice. then Hazrat Nabi Akram’s Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam face turned pale with the fear of Allah Ta’ala. I wished today’s Muslims could have an iota of that fear of Allah Ta’ala.13 February 2016 Rabiuth-Thani 1437 Blessed Companions Raziyallahu Ta’ala Anhum Ajma’een By: Shaikhul-Hadeeth Hazrat Maulana Muhammad Zakariyya Sb. and would recite the following Duaa: ø ×öòø‰û]ø oûÞôù ]ô Ü$ ãö ×# Ö]ø æø ä´ eô kø×û‰ø…û ]ø ^Úø †ø nû ìøæø ^ãø nûÊô ^Úø †ønû ìøæø ^âø †ø nû ìø Ô ø eô ƒöçû Âö]ø ä´ eô kø×û‰ø…û ]ø ^Úø †ùô ø æø ^ãø nû Êô ^Úø †ùô ø æø ^ âø †ùô ø àûÚô Ô . the Hazraat Sahabah Raziyallahu Anhum had genuine and deep-routed fear of Allah Ta’ala in their hearts. bringing dense clouds. started blowing.

and the good out of that which is the outcome of this wind. They were happy when they beheld the gathering dense clouds. from the evil of that which is in this wind. believing that they brought rain. and from the evil out of that which is the outcome of this wind”. She says: “And further when it began to rain. I said to him once. O Nabi (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) of Allah.14 February 2016 Rabiuth-Thani 1437 “O my Allah! I ask of you the good out of this wind. I seek refuge in you from the evil of this wind. the good out of that which is in this wind. O Aaishah! How can I feel secure that this wind does not warn of the wrath of Allah Ta’ala? The people of Aad were punished with the wind. Hazrat Nabi Akram Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam was obviously referring to the following verses of the Holy Qur’an: Øûeø ½ ^Þø†ö _ô Ûû Ú% š º …ô ^Âø ]„øâF ]çû Öö^³Îø Ÿ Üûãôjô mø ô æû ]ø Øøfô Ïûjø ŠûÚö ^•÷…ô^ Âø åö æû ]ø…ø ^ Û$ ×ø³ Êø †ôÚû ^øeô Ý ðõ oû ø Ø$ Òö †ö Úôù ‚øiö O ܺnû Öô]ø hº ]„øÂø ^ãø nû Êô xºmû…ô ½ ä´eô Üû jö×ûrøÃû jø‰û] ^Úø çø ³ âö ø Öô]„FÒø Üû ãö ßö ÓôŠF Úø Ÿ$]ô p†5 mö Ÿø ]çû vöfø ‘û^øÊø ^³ãø eùô …ø àønû Úô †ôrûÛöÖû] Ýøçû ÏøÖû] pˆôrûÞø Ô . but why is it that I see you so much perturbed at the time? He replied. when clouds appear everybody is happy as they foretell rain. but actually those clouds brought no rain but utter destruction to the people of Aad. signs of delight appeared on his face.

And morning found them so that nothing could be seen. No. (To be continued. In spite of a clear verse in the Holy Qur’an that: Allah Ta’ala would not punish the people so long as Hazrat Nabi Akram Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam was with them (Al-Qur’an VIII:33) He has so much fear of Allah Ta’ala in him. when they (Aad) saw a dense cloud coming toward their valleys. but it is that very calamity which you did seek to hasten. we only indulge in absurd investigations.15 February 2016 Rabiuth-Thani 1437 Then. (XL VI: 24 & 25) Look at the fear of Allah Ta’ala in the heart of a person who is the best of all creation. that a strong wind reminds him of the punishment awarded to the people in the past. a wind wherein is grievous penalty. arouses the least fear of Allah Ta’ala in our hearts and. lightening etc. yet none of the unusual phenomena viz: earthquake. Insha-Allahu Ta’ala) . instead of restoring to Istighfaar or Salah at such times. Now let us look into our own hearts for a moment. besides their dwellings. Although we are fully saturated with sins. they said: Here is a cloud bringing us rain. destroying all things by commandment of its Lord. Thus we treat the guilty folk.

Barakatuhum) Benefactor of people It appears in the Hadeeth: Œ^ß×Ö ÜãÃËÞœ Œ^ ßÖ] †nì The best person is he who benefits others the most. there is a Hadeeth that is known as Hadeeth-e-Musalsal bil Awwaliyyah. Hazrat Maulana Mufti Mahmood Hasan Gangohi Sahib än× ²] èÛu…. In the like manner. pg 9/ Kunooz-ul-Haqaa’iq lil Manawi alal Jami’is Sagheer. Compiled By: Hazrat Maulana Mufti Farooq Meeruti Sahib (Daamat. 2. ( Jami’usSagheer lis Suyooti.16 February 2016 Rabiuth-Thani 1437 MALFOOZAAT Statements and Anecdotes of Faqeehul-Ummat. Vol 1. pg 125 ) Hadeeth-e-Musalsal bil Awwaliyyah Among the circles of the Muhadditheen. The level of being the best person differs according to how much one benefits others. The first Hadeeth that I heard from my Ustaad was: oÊ àÚ ]çÛu…] oÖ^Ãi æ Õ… ^fi àÛu†Ö] ÜãÛu †m áçÛu]†Ö] ð^ ÛŠ Ö] oÊ à Ú ÜÓÛu†m š…¢] . Vol. This Hadeeth is the first Hadeeth that the student hears from his Ustaad. this was the first Hadeeth that the Ustaad had heard from his Ustaad and so forth and so on till it reaches Hazrat Nabi Akram (Sallallahu alaihi wasallam).

“Will we also be rewarded for showing mercy to the animals?” Hazrat Nabi Akram (Sallallahu alaihi wasallam) replied. Insha-Allahu-Ta’ala) . he should in turn show affection to all the creation of Allah Ta’ala. even to animals. She tied it to her scarf and lowered it into a well to draw out water.17 February 2016 Rabiuth-Thani 1437 Allah Ta’ala showers His mercy on those who are merciful. Therefore show mercy to those on earth and the one in the skies will show mercy towards you. Vol. Pg. Pg 423) The forgiveness of an immoral woman An immoral woman of the Bani-Israeel had seen a dog panting due to thirst and on the verge of death. it appears that the Sahabah Raziyallahu Anhum Ajma’een had asked Hazrat Rasulullah (Sallallahu alaihi wasallam). On account of this act. Pg 318) regarding a man. 1. She felt pity for the dog and removed her Mozah (leather socks). (To be continued. After drawing out the water. (Bukhari Shareef. 467) A similar Hadeeth appears in Bukhari (Vol. 2. At the end of the Hadeeth . “Yes. Vol. 3. One will be rewarded for showing affection to any living creature. Allah Ta’ala had forgiven her.” From both these Ahadeeth we learn that whoever wishes that Allah Ta’ala should show mercy to him. she gave it to the dog to drink. (Abu Dawood / Tirmizi / Mishkaat. It is also mentioned that this dog began licking the moist sand and this man was thirsty himself.

Hazrat Shu’ba Rahmatullahi Alaihi used to say that I am a slave to that person who has taught me even one Hadeeth. a Haafiz-eQur’an. Be humble and submissive to those from whom you acquire knowledge. an Aalim.” In another place it is mentioned that to honour and respect an old person.18 February 2016 Rabiuth-Thani 1437 Etiquette Etiquettes for students BBy: Hazrat Maulana Siddiq Ahmad Baandwi Sahib Rahimahullahu-Ta’alaBB Continue from the previous issue of AN-NOOR Third Etiquette Respect for Asaatizah (Teachers) Students should regard the respect of their teachers as incumbent upon them. Hazrat Abu Sa’eed Khudri Raziyallahu Anhu narrates that Hazrat Rasulullah (Sallallahu alaihi wasallam ) said: “Seek knowledge with determination and dignity. . Hazrat Ibn Wahb Rahmatullahi Alaihi used to say that I attained through respecting Imam Maalik Rahmatullahi Alaihi. I did not attain that much from Ilm (knowledge). a just ruler and one’s Asaatizah (teachers) is part of the respect shown to Allah Ta’ala.

for two years I wanted to ask you regarding a certain Hadeeth but due to being overawed. amounts to disrespect. To speak excessively in their presence. If one does not understand something. go and enquire from someone else. instead of speaking. Whenever you wish to ask something. then do so. Hazrat Abdullah Ibn Abbas Raziyallahu Anhuma explains. Once. otherwise I will tell you that I do not know. Rather attention should be paid to what the Ustaad has to say. Hazrat Husain Raziyallahu Anhu advised his son that in the company of the Ustaad.” He replied: “You should not do so. Insha-Allahu-Ta’ala) . I mustered up the courage and asked him. but due to the respect and awe that I had from him. If I have the knowledge I will inform you. one should ask one’s Ustaad respectfully. he should make an effort to learn. “O Ameerul Mu’mineen.19 February 2016 Rabiuth-Thani 1437 One should not speak unnecessarily in the presence of one’s Ustaad. on the occasion of Hajj at a place called Mar-ruz Zahraan. that for two years continuously I intended to ask Hazrat Umar Raziyallahu Anhu about a certain Hadeeth. he went to relieve himself. As he was returning.” (To be continued. I did not build up the courage to do so. I was unable to speak.

You sinned in this world. his inner vein is injected with medicine (IV). This medicine affects his body immediately.20 February 2016 Rabiuth-Thani 1437 Sulook Potions for the Heart A Translation of Dawa-e-Dill By: Hazrat Peer Zulfiqaar Ahmad Naqashbandi Sahib Daamat-Barakatuhum Continue from the previous issue of AN-NOOR T h e i m po r T a n c e o f sel f pu r i f i c a T i o n The punishment of the adulterers Another group of the people shall be taken into a cave and locked in. imagine the pain of being stung by hundreds of scorpions at the same time! How severe will be his agony! . injecting their veins with poison. and the scorpions will stick to them just as bees stick to beehives. When a person in this world is sick and in hospital. The height of the people will be increased. the sting of one scorpion causes unbearable pain. They will sting them. which will be so big that one part of their poisonous tail will be as big as a camel laden with goods. In the same way. If in this world. you committed adultery to fulfill your bodily desires. Allah Ta’ala has made injections for the evildoers. It is stated in the books that this hole will be full of scorpions.

spend time with the pious. (Ta-Ha 20:76. we should be concerned about getting ourselves purified. one will not be able to enter Jannah without it. which is purification in the Hereafter.21 February 2016 Rabiuth-Thani 1437 A point to note Decide from the two routes. at ones convenience. purified for his own benefit. We should try to attain spiritual health in this world. (To be continued. Which is easier? Your heart shall answer that in this world one should. is very difficult. to cleanse ourselves of the spiritual diseases that afflict human beings. one goes straight to heaven. Insha-Allahu-Ta’ala) . Only relevant portion of the Aayah is documented) o ä´ ŠôËûßøÖô oÒ# ˆøjø mø ^ ÛøÞ$^ô Êø oÒ# ˆø iø àûÚø æø Whoever purified himself. Thus. One should beg for forgiveness and die with faith. The other route. This is the easier and safer route. Only relevant portion of the Aayah is documented) Self purification is for one’s own benefit. (Fatir 35:18. so that after death. This purification is very important. o oÒ# ˆø iø àû Úø ø ÖôƒF æø ]æ. because he has saved himself from the punishment of the Hell. last we have to be admitted into the hospital of the Aakhirah. ˆ5 qø Ô That is the reward for the one who has purified himself. He has not done his Lord any favours. he has just released himself.

When a person was proceeding to perform Hajj. accept your Hajj. the Noble Rasul Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam made Duaa for him thus: May Allah Ta’ala grant you Taqwa. and respected you (or). May He prompt you to do good always. honoured you. (Muslim and Nasa’ee) One who returns from Hajj: May Allah Ta’ala. All praise is for Him Who protected you and gave you success. forgive your sins and compensate (grant Barakah) your expenses.22 February 2016 Rabiuth-Thani 1437 Family Bond BRINGING UP CHILDREN IN ISLAM By: Hazrat Maulana Dr. May He remove your sorrows and worries. . Muhammad Habibullaah Mukhtaar Sahib Translated by: Jenab Rafiq Abdurrahmaan Sahib (Continue from the previous issue of AN-NOOR) To one whom returns from a journey: Praise to Allaah Most High Who protected you and gave you success and respect. the Exalted. When someone returns from Jihaad: All praise is for Him Who helped you.

(Kitaabul Maqaasid) When anyone does us some good. shower his barakaat on both of you and May he keep you both together in health and goodness. the Noble Rasul Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam made Duaa for him in these words: May Allah Ta’ala. forgive your sins. (Ibnus Sunni) Congratulations at the time of marriage: ø nû ×øÂø Õø…ø ^ eøæø ( Ô ø Öø äö #×Ö] Õø…ø^eø †õnû ìø oûÊô ^ ÛøÓößønû eø ÄøÛø qøæø ( Ô May Allah bless you. say this Duaa: ø Öô ^ Úø æø Ô ø ×ô âû ]ø oûÊô äö #×Ö] Õø…ø^eø ]†÷ nû ìø äö ×#Ö] Õø]ˆø qø æø Ô May Allah grant Barakah in your family and wealth. the Exalted. After Eid Salah. (Abu Dawuud and Tirmizi) Muslims must refrain from using words that non-Muslims use on such occasions. congratulate each other thus: ø ßû Úô æø ^ß$Úô äö ×#Ö] Øøf$Ïøiø Ô May Allah accept (this) from us and you. accept your Hajj.23 February 2016 Rabiuth-Thani 1437 When this man had performed Hajj and returned home. Insha-Allaahu-Ta’aala) . and reward you well (To be continued. and compensate (grant Barakah) your expenses.

24 February 2016 Rabiuth-Thani 1437 Great Personality Rahimahullahu Ta’ala By: Hazrat Allamah Muhammad Ibn Yusuf Salihi Dimashqi Shafi’ee Rahmatullahi-Alaihi (Continue from the previous issue of AN-NOOR) Hazrat Imam Sahib’s excessive ‘Ibaadat and recitation of the Qur’an and his nightly vigils 22. Hazrat Abu Muhammad Harithi and Hazrat Khawarizimi narrate that Hazrat Hafs Ibn Ziyad AlAhmar said. (In other words. Hazrat Khatib also narrates that one of Imam Sahib’s student said: Whenever Imam Sahib stood up for Salah at night. 24. he used to groom himself before coming into the presence of Allah Ta’ala. Hafiz Ghanjar narrates in his historical collection that Imam Sahib is reported to have said: There is not a single Surah left in the Qur’an-ePaak which I did not recite in my Witr Salah. I heard Hazrat Imam Abu Hanifah Rahmatullahi Alaihi saying: There is not a single verse in the Qur’an which forms part of the initial passage that I did not recite in my Witr Salah. 23. he made sure he combed his beard. When Hazrat Nasr was asked the meaning of .

25. he used to continue from wherever he left out. By Allah Ta’ala! This man really fears Allah Ta’ala. 26. I always witnessed him performing Fajar Salah with the Wuzu of the early part of the night. Hazrat Qadi Abul Qasim Ibn K’as narrates that Hazrat Abu Na’im Fudail Ibn Dukain said: I have performed my Salah with A’mash. Insha-Allahu-Ta’ala) . I haven’t witnessed anyone as eager as him to put into practice and impart to others what he has learnt. Hazrat Ibn K’as narrates that Hazrat Fadl Ibn Dukain said: Due to his excessive Ibaadat.25 February 2016 Rabiuth-Thani 1437 this statement. Mus’ir. Hazrat Qadi Abul-Qasim Ibn K’as narrates that Hazrat Abul-Walid said: For the seventeen years I enjoyed personal contact with Hazrat Imam Abu Hanifah Rahmatullahi Alaihi. Isra’il. Before commencing with his Salah. Hamzah Zayyat. (To be continued. he replied: Imam used to recite a chapter at a time (in his Tahajjud Salah) and at the time of Witr. Hazrat Imam Abu Hanifah Rahmatullahi Alaihi used to look like a worn out leather water-bag. 27. Shuraik and a great number of other Ulama but I haven’t come across a better Salah performer than Hazrat Imam Abu Hanifah Rahmatullahi Alaihi. he used to make Duaa and weep so bitterly that people would involuntarily submit. Malik Ibn Mighwal.

It is only by dint of the regular reading of the monthly An-Noor in English that I got double benefit from your journal. Recently I have started reading your monthly journal AN-NOOR every month. and I am now confident that every teaching of Islam is logically right and full of wisdom. after reading your journal. I am very thankful to you. There were some doubts in my mind about some Islamic teachings. being published from Darul-Uloom Raheemiyyah Bandipora Kashmir. ANNOOR. Masood Ahmad Khan A student of Govt. I am a regular reader of your monthly journal. I was poor in basics of Islam and poor in Islamic English. Before starting the reading of AnNoor. all my doubts became clear. Degree College Islamabad Kashmir Reformative Journal Dear Editor. Khaalid Basheer Bhat A student of Govt. Degree College Bemina Srinagar . however. Sir. I am very much thankful to you. Today I am knowing much about the Islamic teachings and I am well versed with Islamic English.26 February 2016 Rabiuth-Thani 1437 Let t er s t o t he edit or Double benefit Dear Editor. With regards.

27 February 2016 Rabiuth-Thani 1437 Learn Islamic English Fayyaaz Ahmad Zarroo Every English knowing Muslim man and Muslim woman must learn the ethics and the etiquette of the English language concerned with the Islamic writings. obsessed with English language. . and hence major sins will be committed heedlessly. Many such Muslims. SMSes.. etc. magazines.” presuming that it is the short form of Mohammad. The root and the real meaning of Mohd. banners. and tried to convince us that Mohd. is highly offensive and derogatory. speeches. names. rectify the misspelling and beware of writing Mohd. absolutely. These vigilant scholars of Islam have exposed a dirty plot hatched by Jews.to be continued Inshaa-Allaahu-Ta’aala . essays. is the short form of Mohammad while hiding its root and real meaning from us. are still writing “Mohd. Mohammad or only M instead of Muhammad in future. some mistakes of writing about the Islamic Shari’ah in English are so serious and costly that would throw a Muslim outside the pale of Islam outright. press-statements. e-mails. Moreover. articles. leaflets. To affront Muslims and to denigrate and ridicule our beloved Prophet Sallallahu-alaihi-wasallam. tracts. Christians and likeminded mongrels against the Holy Prophet Sallallahu-alaihiwasallam to vilify him Sallallahu-alaihi-wasallam by distorting his sacred name: Muhammad Sallallahu-alaihi-wasallam in the form of “Mohd” cunningly. Otherwise. theses. pamphlets. lectures. despite the fact that an awareness has been raised by the vigilant scholars of Islam emphasizing that we must refrain from writing Mohd. it is certain that untold damages would be caused to the Islamic Shari’ah while writing or speaking something about Islam in English. Please note that the phonetic spelling of this sacred name is: Muhammad. newspapers. Therefore. placards. . the enemies of Islam and the enemies of our beloved Prophet Sallallahualaihi-wasallam coined Mohd. books.

Hazrat Maulana Muhammad Rahmatullah Sahib Qasmi Daamat-Barakatuhum. Then they remained reciting Zikr-oazkaar without disturbing anyone sitting next to each Saalik in low voice until the Spiritual Master. and time should be spent inside the Khaanqah as per . First of all. Hazrat Maulana Sahib taught the attendees etiquette of attending a Khaanqah-Majlis saying that an attendee should be attentive and should pay particular attention to the lessons and instructions being given in the Khaanqah. arrived inside the Khaanqah.28 February 2016 Rabiuth-Thani 1437 CAMPUS ROUND-UP Fayyaaz Ahmad Zarroo Khaanqah-Majlis Make your outer and inner features Shari’ah-oriented On January 10. named after the blessed name of Faqeehul-Ummah. Hazrat Maulana Mufti Mahmood Hasan Sahib Gangohi Rahmatullah-e-alaihi. the Campus of Darul-Uloom Raheemiyyah situated at Nussoo Mahmood-abaad Bandipora Kashmir was abuzz with Zikrullaah. Tasbeehaat and Durood-Salaam as a large number of Saalikeen. “Opening of a door of Khaanqah or closing of it should not divert the attention of an attendee sitting in the Majlis. the attendees of this Khaanqah-Majlis offered Salaatulawwaabeen as well. The Khaanqah: A spiritual Seminary. 2016. who is also the Esteemed Rector of Darul-Uloom Raheemiyyah varsity Bandipora. disciples and others arrived here from different parts of the Kashmir valley for attending the Khaanqah-Majlis of their Spiritual Master. at the Raheemiyyah Campus Bandipora is known as Khaanqah-e-Mahmoodiyyah. After offering Maghrib-Salaah in congregation. Hazrat Maulana Muhammad Rahmatullah Sahib Qasmi Daamat-Barakatuhum.

Therefore. Qa’dah etc. Qiyaam. Satr-eawrah. Then such kind of Salaah becomes spiritually rich and hence able to be accepted and rewarded fully. facing towards Qiblah.” Hazrat Maulana Sahib advised. Wuzu. Saalikeen (disciples) are making Bai’ah with their Spiritual Masters for getting courage to shun abominable traits and excelling their deeds and worships by spending time in their company and following their instructions for further improvement in every aspect of Islamic way of life. It needs time to be spent in such surroundings where the pious men and the true servants of Allah Almighty are present. and to make our outer and inner features Shari’ah-oriented. one is outer aspect and the other is inner aspect. Hazrat Maulana Sahib narrated the famous event of a Noble Companion of Hazrat Nabi Akram Sallallahu-alaihi- . It has two aspects. we should not bring worldly thoughts in our mind or heart voluntarily. Then we have to make the inner state of Salaah Shari’ah-oriented. saying Takbeer-eTahreemah. For the complete acceptance and approval of any work or deed done by a true Muslim. Hazrat Maulana Sahib said that we have to take to the company of good people and inculcate good habits. that is.29 February 2016 Rabiuth-Thani 1437 the guidelines of the Khaanqah administration when the instructions are in accordance with the Islamic Shari’ah. Hazrat Maulana Sahib cited the example of offering a Salaah. The means we adopt must be legitimate within the prescribed limits set by the Islamic Shari’ah. both the aspects must be in accordance with the Islamic Shari’ah. Now to achieve such a level of attention and devotion in Islamic worships and deeds. Sajdah. time. there should be full attention to Salaah with Khushoo and Khuzoo in our heart and mind. Rukoo. not as per the attendee’s own wishes and whims. During Salaah. Hazrat Sahib said that first we have to make the outer structure of Salaah Shari’ah-oriented viz. Today’s reformative lesson was that in this mortal world our work and deeds are accomplished through different means (Asbaab).

attended by a large number of people. was organized by Traders Federation Bandipora under the supervision of DarulUloom Raheemiyyah Bandipora Kashmir. On becoming conspicuous by his absence. On the same day. then the angels will make Musaafahah with them on the roads publicly. when the Kashmir valley was hit by the huge floods. With that Hazrat Maulana Sahib DaamatBarakatuhum concluded this Khaanqah-Majlis with supplication and Aameen. Hazrat Maulana Muhammad Rahmatullah Sahib Qasmi DaamatBarakatuhum. Hazrat Sayyidna Abu-Bakr Siddeeq Raziyallahu Ta’ala anhu called on him and asked him the reason of his absence. And if such high level of attention to Aakhirah remains them same every time and everywhere. he echoed the same condition of coming change in the level of attention from high to low. Then both the Noble Companions worried and decided that this matter should be brought into the notice of Hazrat Nabi Akram Sallallahu-alaihiwasallam. addressed a Seerat-e-Jalsah at Jaamia Masjid Jadeed of Bandipora in the daytime. They went there and stated their anxieties to Hazrat Nabi Akram Sallallahu-alaihi-wasallam. When Hazrat Hanzalah Raziyallahu-Ta’ala-anhu revealed the reason to Hazrat Sayyidna Abu-Bakr Siddeeq Raziyallahu-Ta’alaanhu. This Seerat-e-Jalsah. Hazrat Nabi Akram Sallallahu-Ta’ala-alaihi-wasallam removed their worries by saying that keeping the level of attention to Aakhirah everywhere and every time high is not possible for them as it is related with off and on matter. It is from Allah Almighty .30 February 2016 Rabiuth-Thani 1437 whose name was Hazrat Hanzalah Raziyallahu Ta’ala anhu who once started thinking that perhaps he has turned a Munaafiq as the high level of attention to Aakhirah he was keeping while sitting in the blessed company of Hazrat Nabi Akram Sallallahu-alaihi-wasallam changes into low level when he returns to his home and sits in his family. And this change of level made him so anxious that he barred himself from attending the blessed company of Hazrat Nabi Akram Sallallahu-alaihi-wasallam. the Esteemed Rector. wasallam Golden Opportunity It was 5th of September 2014.

situated locally and in the far-flung areas having 10000 plus students on roll also continued their studies as usual.31 February 2016 Rabiuth-Thani 1437 only who is All-Powerful. In this major undertaking. nearly 500600 students of Hifz & Naazirah and Arabic were on rolls at Darul-Uloom Raheemiyyah and teaching them in their classes continued as normal. people of Bandipora & its adjoining areas. the need arises and it becomes the testing time for others to see how they can help the affected people for the sake of Allah Ta’ala. clothes and other household items in the cold climate were provided to the flood-hit people. During this flooded situation. food. hundreds of houses were built for the needy people and the construction work is still on as this was the need of the hour. Beddings. and the people who were rendered idle and jobless were also helped to start afresh their daily business and earn their livelihood respectfully. Under the rehabilitation program. perform Hajj and in the same manner it asks us to help the needy and those who are in distress. well-wishers and various religious organizations rose to the occasion and joined the efforts of teachers & students of Madrassa Darul-Uloom Raheemiyyah Bandipora to undertake the gigantic-cum-uphill task of rescuing the under-flood households and then providing them shelter and relief as early as possible. the normal teaching and academic work at Deeni-Madaaris was carried on as usual. Helping people in trouble is considered as a great obligation and a deed of high value in Islam. so what happened during these floods was either a trial for true Muslims or warning for wrongdoers. During . drinking-water and household items were provided to nearly one lakh people. In the alarming situation caused by the devastating floods of 2014 in Kashmir. volunteers. In such a situation. By the grace of Allah Almighty. the people closely connected with the Madrassa Darul-Uloom Raheemiyyah. Darul-Uloom Raheemiyyah Bandipora Kashmir has rendered outstanding voluntary service to the disaster-hit people of the Kashmir valley. More than 300 Makaatib. During this period of voluntary service to the flood-hit population of Kashmir. give Zakaat. Islam is the complete way of life. It asks us to establish Salaah.

when the construction work was resumed. and the Madrassa is having a liability on this front too which is rupees 60 lakh approximately. No. Main Branch. the normal office-cum-class work was never stopped at the Madrasah. Current Account Number for Construction: 0727040100000386 J&K Bank. kitchen and dining hall was kept on hold for the lack of funds. Current Account Number for Zakaat: 0061010100000321 J&K Bank. It is requested to our well-wishers and the people connected with the work of collecting donations to seek donations. Current Account Number for Sadaqah Jaariyah: 0061010100001532 J&K Bank. Bandipora. Later on. and help the Madrasah to clear its existing debts first. Nishat park. generate funds so that the pending work at Madrasah be accomplished. The construction work on the much needed library. 9419900002 Construction Work of Library at Darul-Uloom Raheemiyyah Bandipora . Bandipora.: 01957-225271. the rates of the material were gone up too high. Main Branch. Ph. Bandipora.32 February 2016 Rabiuth-Thani 1437 the said flood crisis. and hence the Madrasah continued to take care of the students and has an outstanding liability of 15-20 lakh on food supplies.