Wednesday 28 August 2013

Inspirational Read | The Virtues of Jumu`ah

Bismillahir Rahmaanir Raheem


The father of Hadhrat Moulana Ilyaas Saheb (RA), Moulana Ismail Saheb, was a great Buzurg. When he had passed away, the crowd for the Janaza Salaah was enormous. A Sahib-e-Kashf (a person who Allah Ta'ala bestows the gift of receiving Divine Inspiration), saw Hazrat Moulana Ismail Saheb (RA) requesting him to instruct the people to convey the Janaaza quickly, as Nabi (Sallallaahu 'alayhi wasallam) was waiting for him, and he felt ashamed that the Allah Ta'ala's Nabi (Sallallaahu 'alayhi wasallam) should wait for him. 

This is achievement!

What achievement is there in us leaving our millions behind? This is the work of a foolish person. He leaves behind all that he worked so hard for, and goes empty handed. ...A person who goes with the great honour of Rasulullah (Sallallaahu 'alayhi wasallam) waiting for him can be considered successful. 

The Buzurgs of the time interpreted this inspiration and the honour Allah Ta'ala had granted Hazrat Moulana Ismail Saheb (RA) as being due to the punctuality, steadfastness and regularity of reading the Sunnat Duas for the relevant occassions (before and after eating, drinking, sleeping, etc.). Hadhrat was very particular about these Duas and Sunnats - for which he received this great honour after death. ...

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