Bishr Haafi has more ma’rifat of Allah than I do.

There is a story from which an even greater lesson is to be learned. Although Imam Ahmad bin Hanbal (rahimahullah) was the imam of his era and had reached the level of ijtihaad, he still made the time to humble himself before a great and famous saint of his time – Bishr Haafi (rahimahullah) – and…

Who should you love ?

All those whom we give our love to in this Dunyaa will perish and cease to exist – why do we then attach our hearts to them? Our hearts should be attached to the One Who is everlasting and will never perish. This Dunyaa in temporary, love for this Dunyaa is temporary and the wealth…

Invitation to Love

The following is a translation of a poem of Hadhrat Maulana ‘Aarif Billaah Shaah Muhammad Ahmad Saheb Partaapgadhy Naqshbandi (Rahimahullah) extracted from TWIN RIVERS of Moulana Mahboob Ahmad Bin Moulana Muhammad Qammaruzzamaan Saheb To light the torch of love in the heart, and to make yourself the moth – madly in love, To employ a hundred ways of…

Reasons for indulging in sin

“If a Sālik is trapped in sin or is inclined to the world then the cause is definitely one of the following. He does not content himself with that amount which is necessary; or he mingles with the public; or his time is not filled with remembrance of Allāh; or he seeks something other than…