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LAILATUL QADR – The Night of Power

 

 

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The night of Lailatul Qadar is on the Evening of 26th Ramadan, which is approx Wednesday 21st or Thursday 22nd June 2017 (Depending on Lunar of your country)

Therefore 27th Ramadan will be on Thursday 22nd or Friday 23rd June 2017

The month of Ramadan enjoys a intrinsic superiority over all other months of the year. It has a night (Lailatul Qadr) better than thousand months according to the Qur’an:

“Undoubtedly, we sent it down in the blessed and valuable night. And what you know, what the blessed night is? The blessed and valuable night is better than a thousand months. Therein descend angels and ruh (the Spirit) by the command of their Lord for every affair. That is all peace till the rising of the dawn.” (Holy Quran, Surah Qadr)

Aishah (رضي الله عنه) narrated  :
“The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) would Yujawir (stay in I’tikaf) during the last ten (nights) of Ramadan and he said: ‘Seek the Night of Al-Qadr during the last ten (nights) of Ramadan.’”
(Jami`at-Tirmidhi, Book 8, Hadith 111, – Grade: Sahih)

About the reason of revelation of this verse, it has been narrated by our Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) that one day he talked to his Companions about a person of a past nation and informed them that he spent a thousand months praying the whole night and doing Jihad all day. So his companions felt very sorry that due to their short life they cannot get that status. Then Allah Subhanahu wa Ta’ala revealed this verse (Surah) and informed Muslims that though you have not been given long lives yet by praying on the Night of Power you can get the rewards more than a person praying one thousand months.

The Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) also described several times the significant values of this night: Hazrat Anas bin Maalik (radi Allahu anhu) reported that the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) said that this month (Ramadaan) has approached to you, a night of this month is better than thousand months. One who failed to get the blessings of this is failed to get any blessings. And no one is failed but he who is truly disappointed.

Allah Subhanahu wa Ta’ala promissed forgiveness to the praying persons in this blessed night: Abu Huraira (radi Allahu anhu) reported that our Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) said that one who prays in this night with Imaan and with the intention of getting blessings will be forgiven. Anas bin Maalik (radi Allahu anhu) reported that our Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) said that at the Night of Power, Jibrael (alaihis salaam) came down with a group of angels and prayed for mercy for the bondsman who is engaged in the worship of Allah Subhanahu wa Ta’ala sitting or standing.

How to find out Laylatul Qadr:

It is narrated by Hazrat Aisha (radi Allahu anha) that the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) said:

“Seek the Night of Power in the odd nights of the last ten days of Ramadan”.

This Hadith shows that the Night of Power falls on one of the odd nights of last ten days that is 21st, 23rd, 25th, 27th and 29th night. But we have some other indications from the companions of the Prophet (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) and Muhaddhiseen, that this should be the night of 27th of Ramadaan. Due to this it seems a general consensus among the Islamic Scholars towards the 27th night.

However, it is better to keep vigil during all odd nights of last ten days to get the blessings of this precious night. The Du’a to be read during this night is “Allahumma innaka afuwuh tuhibbul afwa fa’fu anni”. This Du’as was taught to Hazrat Ayesha Siddiqa (radi Allahu anha) by Huzoor (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) himself.

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Urs of Bibi Sayidah Ayesha Siddiqah (R.A)

 

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Urs Sharif is on 17th Ramadan 1438

This is Approx Monday 12th or Tuesday 13 June 2017 Hijri

Bibi Sayidah Ayesha Siddiqah (R.A) was the third lady to enter the house of the Beloved Habib Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him as his wife, and she was the only virgin in the consorts of purity of the Holy Prophet’s Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him house. She was of a tender age when she was married to Allah’s Apostle Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him.

Historical records bear ample testimony to the fact that Sayidah Ayesha (R.A) was a precocious genius and was developing both in mind and body with rapidity peculiar to such rare personalities. This marriage is significant in the history of Islam in so many aspects.
Firstly, it cemented the ties between Sayiduna Rasoolullah Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him and his devoted friend Sayiduna Abu Bakr Siddique (R.A) who always stood by him in hour of trial and who sacrificed his all for the cause of Islam.

Secondly, by this marriage, a lady of eminent qualities came under the direct influence of the Holy Prophet Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him at a highly impressionable age, and this provided her ample opportunities to penetrate into the innermost recesses of the sacred heart of the Beloved Habeeb Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him. She shared his company and thus was able to develop her potentialities and refine her taste perfectly in accordance with the teachings of Islam under the direct supervision of Sayiduna Rasoolullah Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him.

This young age was in fact very opportune for marriage as it has been clearly shown in the researches of psychoanalysts that much of the emotional of a mature person and most of those seemingly unaccountable leanings, tastes and tendencies comprised in the term idiosyncrasies can be traced to the experience of his or her highly formative age of either later childhood or early adolescence.
Thirdly, all the wives of the Holy Prophet Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him with the exception of Sayidah Ayesha (R.A) were of advanced age and thus could neither share the feelings of the younger generation nor could they properly appreciate their point of view. The difference of age always stood as a barrier between them and the ladies of the younger ages. The only lady with whom young women could frankly enter into conversation and discuss problems without any reserve could be none but Sayidah Ayesha (R.A). Thus, the marriage of the Holy Prophet Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him with Sayidah Ayesha (R.A) at an age when she was at the threshold of puberty was a great necessity, as it was through her that instructions could successfully be imparted to the young ladies who had newly entered the fold of Islam.

Moreover, this marriage struck at the root of a wrong notion that had firmly taken hold of the minds of the people that it was contrary to religious ethics to marry the daughter of a man whom one declared to be one’s brother. The Messenger of Allah Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him, with the help of his personal example, showed to the people that there is a great difference between a brother-in-faith and the brother in relation to blood. The marriage, which is forbidden in Islam, is with the daughter of the brother in blood and not with the daughter of the brother-in-faith.

Sayidah Ayesha (R.A) lived on almost fifty years after the passing away of the Messenger of Allah Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him. She passed away in the year 58 A.H. in the month of Ramadan and was buried in the sacred graveyard Baqi al-Garqad of Madinatul Munawwara.
Bibi Sayidah Ayesha (R.A) reported that the Apostle of Allah Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him said:

 

“I saw you in a dream for three nights when an Angel brought you to me in a silk cloth and he said, ‘Here is your wife’, and when I removed the cloth from your face, it was yourself, so I said, ‘If this is from Allah SubHanuhu wa Ta’ala, let Him carry it out.’”

Sayidah Ayesha (R.A) used to play with dolls in the presence of the Messenger of Allah Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him and when her playmates came to her they left (the house) because they felt shy of the Holy Prophet Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him whereas Allah’s Messenger Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him sent them to her. People sent their gifts when it was the turn of Sayidah Ayesha (R.A) seeking thereby the pleasure of Allah’s Messenger Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him .

Sayidah Ayesha (R.A) said:

“The wives of Allah’s Apostle Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him sent his daughter Fatima (R.A) to him. She sought permission to get in as he had been lying with me in my mantle. He gave her permission and she said: ‘Allah’s Messenger Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him ! Verily, your wives have sent me to you in order to ask you to observe equity in case of the daughter of Abu Quhafah.’ She (Bibi Ayesha -R.A) said: ‘I kept quiet’. Thereupon, Allah’s Messenger Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him said to her (Bibi Fatima -R.A ):

 

‘O daughter! Don’t you love whom I love?’ She said: ‘Yes, I do’. Thereupon, he said: ‘I love this one (Ayesha)’.

Bibi Fatima (R.A) then stood up as she heard this from her father and went to the wives of Allah’s Apostle Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him and informed them of what she had said to him and what he had said to her. Thereupon, they said to her: ‘We think that you have been of no avail to us. You may again go to Allah’s Apostle and tell him that his wives seek equity in case of the daughter of Abu Quhafah’. Bibi Fatima (R.A) said: ‘By Allah I will never talk to him about this matter’.

Sayidah Ayesha (R.A)  (further) reported:

 

The wives of Allah’s Apostle Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him then sent Zaynab bint Jahsh (R.A) , the wife of the Holy Prophet Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him , and she was one who was somewhat equal in rank with me in the eyes of the Prophet Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him and I have never seen a woman more advanced in religious piety than Zaynab (R.A) , more Allah-conscious, more truthful, more alive to the ties of blood, more generous and having more sense of self-sacrifice in practical life and having more charitable disposition and thus more close to Allah SubHanuhu wa Ta’ala, the Exalted, than her. She however lost temper very soon but was soon calm. Allah’s Messenger Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him permitted her to enter as she (Ayesha R.A) was along with Allah’s Messenger Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him in her mantle, in the same very state when Fatima (R.A) had entered. She said: ‘Allah’s Messenger Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him , your wives have sent me to you seeking equity in case of the daughter of Abu Quhafah’. She then came to me and showed harshness to me and I was seeing the eyes of Allah’s Messenger Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him whether he would permit me. Zaynab (R.A) went on until I came to know that Allah’s Messenger Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him would not disapprove if I retorted. Then I exchanged hot words until I made her quiet. Thereupon, the Holy Prophet Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him smiled and said: ‘She is the daughter of Abu Bakr (R.A) ’”.
This Hadith gives a clear glimpse of the home life of the Glorious Messenger of Allah Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him. The wives of the Holy Prophet Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him were all eminent ladies having deep Allah-consciousness, but they, after all, belonged to the human race and thus, could not completely banish those minor human weaknesses, which are ingrained in the very nature of the fair sex. They were all deeply attached to the Holy Prophet Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him and every one of them had, therefore, an earnest desire that she should get the maximum love and affection from the Prophet of Allah Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him. It was out of this spirit of envy, rather than jealousy, that they put forward this demand. It was a natural expression of their humanly feelings born of their love for the Beloved Habeeb Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him , and not an objection against the attitude and behavior of the “Mercy of the Worlds”. And they could not even conceive of it; and how could they, when all of them had been receiving the most beneficent treatment at his hand?

Sayidah Ayesha (R.A) reported:

 

“When the Holy Prophet Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him set out on a journey, he used to cast lots amongst his wives. Once this lot came out in my favour and that of Hafsa (R.A). They (Hafsa (R.A) and Ayesha (R.A) ) both went along with him and when it was night Allah’s Messenger Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him used to travel on camel along with Ayesha (R.A) and talked with her. Hafsa (R.A) said to Ayesha (R.A) : ‘Would you like to ride upon my camel tonight and allow me to ride upon your camel and you would see (what you generally do not see) and I would see (what I do not see) generally?’ She said: ‘Yes’. But, Ayesha (R.A) rode upon the camel of Hafsa (R.A) and Hafsa (R.A) rode upon the camel of Ayesha (R.A) and Allah’s Messenger Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him came near the camel of Ayesha (R.A) , (whereas) Hafsa (R.A) had been riding over that. He greeted her and then rode with her until they came down. She (Ayesha (R.A) ) thus missed the company of the Prophet Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him and when they sat down, Ayesha (R.A) felt jealous. She put her foot in the grass and said: ‘O ALLAH SubHanuhu wa Ta’ala , let the scorpion sting me or a serpent bite me. And so far as Your Messenger Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him is concerned, I cannot say anything about him’”.
Sayiduna Anas bin Maalik (R.A) has said:

 

“The Holy Prophet Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him said that the excellence of Ayesha over women is like the excellence of Tharid over all other foods.”
Sayidah Ayesha (R.A) is one of the four persons (the others being Sayiduna Abu Hurayra (R.A) , Sayiduna Abdullah bin Omar (R.A) and Sayiduna Anas bin Maalik (R.A) ) who transmitted more than two thousand sayings of the Holy Prophet Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him. The Holy Prophet Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him referring to her extensive knowledge of Islam is reported to have said:

 

“Learn a portion of your religion from this Humayra (red coloured lady).”
Sayidah Ayesha (R.A) not only possessed great knowledge but also took an active part in education and social reform. As a teacher she had a clear and persuasive manner of speech and her power of oratory has been described in superlative terms. Men and women came from far and wide to benefit from her knowledge.

According to the Orientalist, D.S. Margoliouth, he wrote:

 

“Of the entire number of inmates, Lady Ayesha alone, by force of character and keenness of wit, won for herself a place in the political and religious history of Islam.” [Quoted by Fida Hussain Maalik in his book, ‘Wives of the Prophet’, Bombay, 1989, Page 124]
Pearls of Wisdom by Sayida Ayesha as-Siddiqah

To spend for your guests is not extravagance.Good deeds are to refrain from bad deeds.A believer of truth never becomes disgrace even if the whole World turns against him while a believer in falsehood never gains respect even if the moon comes out on his forehead.Wherever the torch of truth shines it is advantageous to all, and it must not be seen who the torchbearer is.A very good trait of character is to protect your tongue.When the stomach becomes full the faculty of thought becomes weak and wisdom and understanding become mute.Gluttony is the root of all illnesses and abstinence is its remedy.Magnificence is gained in 1% friendship and 99% hard work and physical exertion.

 

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Urs of Hazrat Bayazid Bustami (RA)

Urs Sharif is on 14th of Ramadan 1438H

This is on approx Friday 9th or Saturday 10th June 2017

(Depending on the Lunar date of your country)

Bismillahir Rehmanir Raheem

“Whoever is initiated by Us and follows Us and loves Us,
whether he is near or far, wherever he is,
even if he is in the East and We are in the West,
We nourish from the stream of love and give him light in his daily life.” – Hazrat Bahauddin Naqshband (RA) on the Awliya Allah

Birth Name: Abu Yazid Bistami or Tayfur Abu Yazid al-Bustami
Born in: Bostam, Iran

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A long time ago there was a young boy named Bayazid Bustami. He was born in Persia, an ancient land of plains, mountains and poetry.

Being the only son of a poor, widowed mother, he was the light of her eyes and she rested all her hopes for the future on him. She dedicated her life to giving him the best she could, but because she was poor, she couldn’t afford much.

As the small boy grew older, she scraped together what money she could and sent him to the local school where he could learn to read and write. While he was there, he would study the Qur’an, Shar’iah, math, Arabic and poetry. He turned out to be an excellent student and he learned quickly.

One day, while he was reading the Qur’an he came across an ayah in which Allah said, “Be thankful to Me and be thankful to your parents.”

Hazrat Bayazid read this ayah a second time and then thought about what it meant. He closed the book and immediately ran back to his mother.

Now because he came home early from school, his mother became worried. She asked him, “What’s wrong, my son? Did you run away from school? Is there something that happened?”

“No, mother,” Hazrat Bayazid answered. “I read an ayah from the Holy Qur’an today that said we have to be thankful to Allah and to our parents. This made me a little worried. I’m not real strong so how can I serve two masters? Mother, either keep me in your service or give me up in the service of Allah.”

His mother paused for a second and smiled. Then she immediately grasped his hands in hers and said, “My son, I dedicate you to the service of Allah. To me, if you serve Allah you’re serving me, too.”

Hazrat Bayazid smiled and returned to school with a new heart for his studies and a new attitude. Everyone noticed the change in him, and his teachers marveled over how he seemed to pour himself into his studies from that day forward.

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He began to come to school early to read and left long after all the other students had gone. When his teacher asked him what happened, why he had become so motivated to study and learn, Hazrat Bayazid explained how his mother had released him to serve only Allah. The teacher smiled and hugged the boy firmly.

In time, after he had become a young man, Hazrat Bayazid went out on the road in search of more advanced learning. He traveled all over the Muslim world and attended different colleges and studied with different teachers. He earned many degrees along the way.

After a few more years he settled in the city of Baghdad, which at that time, was the most important city in the Muslim world.

He taught in a small school and went to college at night and never left his desire to master everything he could to be a truly thankful servant of Allah.

One late night he was on his way home when he encountered a rowdy band of drunks on the street. One of them had a guitar and was playing it in a sloppy, annoying way. Hazrat Bayazid wanted to avoid them but they were harassing everyone who passed by. As Hazrat Bayazid walked by them, the leader of the bunch started insulting him in a very nasty way, calling him names and taunting him.

Hazrat Bayazid told the man to stop his foolish talk but this made the drunken man even more angry.

The drunk picked up his guitar, lifted it high over his head and then brought it down, smashing it over Hazrat Bayazid’s head. The guitar shattered into a dozen pieces and blood streamed down Hazrat Bayazid’s blessed forehead. The rest of the drunks paused for a minute and then started yelling and laughing again.

Hazrat Bayazid didn’t say a word and went home in silence, wiping the blood off his head with a handkerchief.

The next day, Hazrat Bayazid gave a basket of candy and a few dollars to his servant and directed him to go to the leader of the drunks and tell him the following words:

“Last night my head was responsible for breaking your guitar. Please buy a new one with this money. And also I found that your tongue was very sour last night. Please remove the sourness of your tongue by eating these sweet candies.”

When the drunken man received the gifts, he was so filled with shame and repentance that he brought his entire rowdy group to Bayazid and begged for forgiveness. He gave up drinking and became a righteous Muslim from that moment onward.

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After a few more years in Baghdad, Hazrat Bayazid again took to the road and travelled in many lands where the people were not yet Muslims. He traveled all over India and brought thousands of people to Islam. News of his spiritual insight and wisdom reached far and wide.

Years passed and when he was a middle-aged man, Hazrat Bayazid received a note from his first teacher, his teacher from the school when he was a boy. It said, “Come to me.”

So Hazrat Bayazid immediately sold everything he had in India and began the long journey back home to Persia. Along the way, huge crowds of people gathered in every town and village he passed through. Everyone wanted to get a glimpse of the famous scholar they had heard so much about.
Then, after a month of traveling, Hazrat Bayazid finally reached the small village school where he had first learned to love knowledge.

His teacher, who was very old by now, told Hazrat Bayazid to sit down in front of him. He paused a moment and then he said, “Hazrat Bayazid, you have fulfilled your promise to Allah. Now go and serve your mother.”

When he heard his mother being mentioned, a rush of feelings overwhelmed his heart and he was filled with an unstoppable desire to see her again.

But he knew a huge crowd was gathering in the center of town in anticipation of seeing him, put on a dark robe with a hood and waited until night had fallen. Then he snuck out of the teacher’s house through a back door and made his way to his mother’s cottage.

Before he could knock on the door, he heard her praying inside. She was saying, “Merciful Allah. I have dedicated my son to your path. It is for You to love him and for You to take care of him.”

Hazrat Bayazid couldn’t hold his sorrow in a moment longer. He burst out in uncontrollable tears and sobbing.

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His mother heard someone crying outside the door and she called out, “Have you come back, my son?”

Hazrat Bayazid replied in a choked voice, “Yes, mother, I have returned. Please, open the door and see your son again.”

The door was opened after a moment and Hazrat Bayazid threw himself at his mother’s feet and cried. She carefully bent down and pulled him up while passing her hands over his head and face. She then said, “I’ve wished for nothing more than to see your face again, my son, but, alas, you have come too late. For I can see no more

 

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His mother had become blind. She would never again be able to look upon the face of her long lost son, the one she gave to Allah so many years before. From that moment forward, Hazrat Bayazid vowed to be thankful to his mother for the rest of his life and for as long as she lived, he never left her side.

When Bayazid died, he was over seventy years old. Before he died, someone asked him his age. He said: I am four years old. For seventy years I was veiled. I got rid of my veils only four years ago.”

He died in 874CE and is buried either in the city of Bistam in north central Iran, or in Semnan, Iran. Bayazid lived a century before Abul Hassan Kharaqani. Attar Neishapouri has mentioned in his book Tazkiratul Awliya that Bayazid had spoken about the personality and state of Shaikh Abul Hassan Kharaqani with his disciples while passing from the village of Kharaqan, almost 100 years before the birth of Shaikh Abul Hassan.

The story of a section of Jews accepting Islam:

One day Hadhrat Bayazid Bastami rahmatullah alayhi while in meditation, saw himself in a synagogue dressed as a Jew. At first he was confused, but when he kept on seeing the same vision over and over again, he decided to enact it. So, he dressed himself as a Jew and went to their synagogue.
When the Jews and their scholars were present, their chief Rabbi stood up to speak. But when he stood up, his tongue became stuck and he could not talk. After he had been standing quietly for some time, the Jews started to complain. The Rabbi said, “In this gathering there is a follower of the Prophet Muhammed (sallalahu alayhi wassalam) and I cannot speak because he has come to examine us.”

On hearing this, their anger raged like wildfire and they asked the Rabbi to give them permission to kill this follower of the Prophet Muhammad (sallalahu alayhi wassalam). The Rabbi replied, “He cannot be killed without proof, so we must talk to him peacefully and respectfully and then we can decide.”

The Rabbi then said, “Oh follower of Muhammad (sallalahu alayhi wassalam). For the sake of your Prophet please stand up in your place. If you can remove our doubt about Islam then we shall accept Islam, but if you can’t, then we shall kill you.” On hearing this, Hadhrat Bayazid rahmatullah alayhi stood up and gave permission for them to question him.

Rabbi: What is one and not two?
Hadhrat Bayazid: Allah.

Rabbi: What is two and not three?
Hadhrat Bayazid: Night and day.
[Qur’aan chapter 17 verse 12:
“And we made night and day two examples.”]

Rabbi: What is three and not four?
Hadhrat Bayazid: The Throne, Chair, and the Pen of Allah.

Rabbi: What is four and not five?
Hadhrat Bayazid: The Torah, Bible, Psalms, and the Qur’aan.

Rabbi: What is five and not six?
Hadhrat Bayazid: The five compulsory Prayers.

Rabbi: What is six and not seven?
Hadhrat Bayazid: The six days in which the Earth, the sky, and whatever is in between them was created.
[Qur’aan chapter 50 verse 38:
“And we created the Sky and the Earth and whatever is between them in six days”]

Rabbi: What is seven and not eight?
Hadhrat Bayazid: The seven skies.
[Qur’aan chapter 67 verse 3,
“Who created the seven skies layer upon layer!”]

Rabbi: What is eight and not nine?
Hadhrat Bayazid: The bearers of the throne of Allah.
[Quraan chapter 69 verse 17:
“And they will lift their Lord’s throne on themselves on that day, eight persons. “]

Rabbi: What is nine and not ten?
Hadhrat Bayazid: The villagers of Hadhrat Salih peace be upon him in which the mischief mongers lived.
[Qur’aan chapter 27 Verse 48:
“And in that city there were nine persons who created mischief on the Earth, and they didn’t amend. “]

Rabbi: What is ten and not eleven?
Hadhrat Bayazid: The person who performs a minor pilgrimage along with the major one and doesn’t have the capacity to sacrifice an animal, he has to keep ten fasts.
[Qur’aan chapter 2 verse 196:
“So keep the three Haj days and seven fasts when you return”.]

Rabbi: What is eleven, twelve and thirteen things which Allah has mentioned?
Hadhrat Bayazid: Hadhrat Yusuf had eleven brothers.
The twelve months in a yea.,
[Qur’aan chapter 9 verse 36:
“The number of months, with Allah , is twelve months”.]
Hadhrat Yusuf saw thirteen things prostrating to him.
[Qur’aan chapter 12 verse 4:

“I saw in a dream eleven stars, the sun and the moon, I saw them (for my sake) prostrating (to me)”.]
Rabbi: Which is that nation which lied and went in to paradise and which is that nation which said the truth and entered hell?
Hadhrat Bayazid: Hadhrat Yusuf’s brothers lied but they went to paradise.
[Qur’aan chapter 12 verse 17:
“Oh father! We went out to run and we left Yusuf with our belongings, then he was eaten by the wolf.”]
The contradiction between the Christians and the Jews was true but they went to hell.
[Qur’aan chapter 2 verse 113:
“And the Jews said that the Christians are not on any path, and the Christians said that the Jews are not on any path, even though they all read the book.”]
Rabbi: What is the meaning of
Qur’aan chapter 51 verse 1-4:
By the ships that scatter broadcast; And those that lift and bear away heavy weights; And those that flow with ease and gentleness;
And those that distribute and apportion by Command?
Hadhrat Bayazid: The meaning of flying scattered ships is air, the meaning of weight carrying ships is water filled clouds, the meaning of calmly sailing ships is boats, and the meaning of the last is the angels which distribute the sustenance.
Rabbi: What is that thing which has no soul nor any connection with breathing, yet it breathes?
Hadhrat Bayazid: It is the dawn, for it has no soul but it still breathes.
[Qur’aan Chapter 81 verse 18:
“And the morning, when it breathes.”]
Rabbi: What are those fourteen things to which Allah talks with honour?
Hadhrat Bayazid: The seven earths and the seven skies,
[Qur’aan chapter 41 verse 11:
Then He said to it and to the Earth, come both of you with happiness or hardly, They said we will come happily.]
Rabbi: Which is that grave which moves the person in it around?
Hadhrat Bayazid: The fish of Hadhrat Yunus alayhi salaam.
[Qur’aan chapter 37 verse 142:
“Then the fish took him as a morsel”.]

Rabbi: Which is that water which neither came up from the earth nor down from the sky?
Hadhrat Bayazid: The water which Hadhrat Sulaiman alayhi salaam sent to Bilqis, Queen of Sheeba, for it was the sweat of a horse.

Rabbi: What are those four things which had no father nor were born from a mother’s stomach?
Hadhrat Bayazid: The sheep of Hadhrat Ismail, the she camel of Hadhrat Salih, Hadhrat Adam and our mother Eve alayhi salaam.

Rabbi: Whose blood flowed first on the Earth?
Hadhrat Bayazid: It was Habil’s (Abel) when Qabil (Cain) killed him.

Rabbi: What is that thing which Allah created and then bought?
Hadhrat Bayazid: A believers soul.
[Qur’aan chapter 9 verse 11:
“Allah bought from the Muslim’s their souls.”]

Rabbi: What is that voice which Allah created and then spoke ill of?
Hadhrat Bayazid: The donkey’s voice.
[Qur’aan chapter 31 verse 19:
“Without doubt the worse voice is of a donkey.”]

Rabbi: What is that creation that Allah created and from it’s greatness created fear?
Hadhrat Bayazid: Women’s scheming.
[Qur’aan chapter 12 verse 28:
“Truly, mighty is your scheming.”

Rabbi: What is that thing that Allah created and then asked about?
Hadhrat Bayazid: The staff of Hadhrat Musa.
[Qur’aan Chapter 20 verse 17:
“And what is that in your right hand, Oh Musa? He said “This is my staff.”]

Rabbi: Who are the most pious of the women and what are the blessed rivers?
Hadhrat Bayazid: The most pious women are Hadhrat Eve, Hadhrat Khadija, Hazart Aisha and Hadhrat Fatima.
The most blessed rivers are the Oxus, Simwon, Tigris, Euphrates and Nile .

Rabbi: Which is the most blessed mountain and the most blessed animal?
Hadhrat Bayazid: Mount Toor in Makkah and the horse.

Rabbi: Which is the best of all months and the best of all nights?
Hadhrat Bayazid: The month of Ramdhan and the Night of Power.
[Qur’aan Chapter 2 verse 185:
“The month of Ramdhan in which the Qur’aan was revealed.”
Qur’aan chapter 97 verse 3:
“The night of power is better than a thousand months.”]

Rabbi: There is a tree which has twelve twigs, each twig has thirty leaves, and each leaf has five fruits, two in the sun and three in the shade. What is the meaning of this tree?
Hadhrat Bayazid: The tree means one year, the twigs mean the twelve months, the leaves represent the thirty days, and the fruits are the daily prayers, two of which are prayed in the day and the remaining three which are prayed at dawn, at dusk, and in the night time.

Rabbi: What is that thing that circled around the Ka’abah in Makkah even though it had no soul?
Hadhrat Bayazid: The boat of Hadhrat Nuh alayhi salaam. In the time of the flood it arrived in Arabia and circled around the Ka’abah.

Rabbi: How many prophets did Allah send as Messengers?
Hadhrat Bayazid: Only Allah knows, but in narrations it is said that Allah created 126,000 prophets from which 313 were Messengers.

Rabbi: What are those four things whose roots are one but their colours and tastes are different?
Hadhrat Bayazid: Eyes, ears, mouth and nose.
The wetness of the eye are sour, the wetness of the ears is acid, that of the noses is also acid and the wetness of the mouth is sweet.

Rabbi: What is the voice of the donkey called?
Hadhrat Bayazid: It is the curse on the tax takers.

Rabbi: What is the voice of the dog called?
Hadhrat Bayazid: Doom on the dwellers of Hell by the anger of Allah.

Rabbi: What is the remembrance of the ox?
Hadhrat Bayazid: SubhanAllah wa bihamdihi, subhanAllah il adheem.

Rabbi: What is the remembrance of the camel?
Hadhrat Bayazid: HasbunAllahu wa ni’mal wakeel.

Rabbi: What is the remembrance of the peacock?
Hadhrat Bayazid: Huwal wadud, dhul ‘arsh il-adheem.

Rabbi: What is the beautiful recitation of the nightingale?
Hadhrat Bayazid: So remember the pure Allah when it is morning and evening.

Rabbi: What is that thing which Allah sent revelation on, but it was not human, Jinn or Angel?
Hadhrat Bayazid: The honey bee.
[Qur’aan chapter 16 verse 68:
“And your lord gave order to the honey bee.”]

After this the Rabbi couldn’t ask any more questions and became quiet. Hadhrat Bayazid rahmatullah alayhi said, “Now you give me the answer to my one question. What is the key to paradise?” The Rabbi replied, “If I give the answer to this question, this gathering will kill me.”
The gathering shouted in one voice “We shall not do anything. Now tell us the true answer!”

The Rabbi then said, “Listen! the key to paradise is:

There is no God worthy of worship except Allah and Muhammad peace be upon him is His Messenger!”

On hearing this the whole gathering accepted Islam and Hadhrat Bayazid rahmatullah alayhi returned giving thanks to Allah.

Chattie Mubarak – Ramadan 1438 Hijri

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The next Chattie sharif day falls on: 6th, Ramadan 1438H ,

This will be approx Thursday 1st June or Friday 2nd June 2017

(Depending on Lunar date of your country).

On every sixth of Lunar Month in Ajmer Sharif, the famous and highly inspiring programmes of Fathia-e- Chattie Sharif (Tribute/ Commemoration  Prayer for Hz. Khwaja Gharib Nawaz (R.A) is celebrated within Ahata-e-Noor in front of Begami Dalan (A specific demise at the shrine in Ajmer Sharif.

Those who attend this function realise its solemnity and sanctity and also the benefit which they receive. This program which has its own blessings starts from about 8.30 Am in the morning and continues for about an hour without any programme of Qawwali.
The programme beings with recitation of Quran proceeded with recitation of Shijra (Spiritual genealogy of Khwaja Sahib) and then with ‘Salaam’ and ends with Fathia.
prayers are offered for the well being of the devotees ,faithful & all mankind all over the world.


Coming to Ajmer Sharif?


If you would like to take part by making an offering for Fathia, Nazar-o-Niaz, Qurbani,or Gyarmee , Chattie fathia sharif or you would like to take part in Urs of Wali-Allah’s (All Sufi Saint’s from all Silsila’s); you can send your heartily offerings & donations direct to us safely now! or in the future.

Also in the Mosque inside Ajmer sharif Darbar  we can arrange for Dua-e-karima, khatam-e- khwajgan, Dua-e-Shifa, Ayate karima and similar dua’s on your behalf . We can arrange for food to be made in Big deg & Small deg at Darbar .

We can also arrange on your behalf flowers for Mazar Sharif and chadder (Shrowd)  or present Sandal wood in Mazar Sharif. Also we can arrange for lungar (Feeding) the poor people. Also arrangements can be made for Haqiqa and Bismillah Sharif. The Ajmer Sharif dargah also organise marriages for poor people as well as Education “Taleem”. The Darbar Sharif arranges for all poor tourist in Ajmer sharif , lodging boarding, Transportation and food clothes for the poor people. Also provided are tickets for railway & bus and other expenditure while at Darbar Ajmer Sharif.

  You can send hour heartily offerings & donations direct to Ajmer Sharif  safely via Western Union or Money Gram money Transfer. now! or in the future,

please contact: Peer Sahib on :

0091 931 426 5798

or email on: sydbashirahmed@gmail.com

or visit blog : http://www.mehboobanekhwaja.com

Panjvi Sharif -Ajmer Sharif – Ramadan 1438 Hijri

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Panjvi Sharif  at Ajmer , 5th Ramadan, 1438 Hijri

This approx on: Wednesday 31st May or Thursday 1st June  2017
(Dates may vary  – Depending on Lunar date of your country).

This Fathia (Tribute / Commemoration prayer) of  Hazrath Usman – E- Harooni (R.A) takes place on every     Fifth of Lunar Month in Ajmer Sharif.

This event is known as “Panjvie Sharif”. (The 5th)

Hazrat Usman- e – Harooni (R.A) (526-617 AH)  were an early day Sufi Saint, a successor to Haji Shareef Zandani (R.A), fourteenth link in the Sufi Silsilah of Chishti Order, and the Master of Khwaja Gharib Nawaz (R.A)


coming to Ajmer Sharif ?


If you would like to take part by making an offering for Fathia, Nazar-o-Niaz, Qurbani,or Gyarmee , Chattie fathia sharif or you would like to take part in Urs of Wali-Allah’s (All Sufi Saint’s from all Silsila’s); you can send your heartily offerings & donations direct to us safely now! or in the future.

Also in the Mosque inside Ajmer sharif Darbar  we can arrange for Dua-e-karima, khatam-e- khwajgan, Dua-e-Shifa, Ayate karima and similar dua’s on your behalf . We can arrange for food to be made in Big deg & Small deg at Darbar .

We can also arrange on your behalf flowers for Mazar Sharif and chadder (Shrowd)  or present Sandal wood in Mazar Sharif. Also we can arrange for lungar (Feeding) the poor people. Also arrangements can be made for Haqiqa and Bismillah Sharif. The Ajmer Sharif dargah also organise marriages for poor people as well as Education “Taleem”. The Darbar Sharif arranges for all poor tourist in Ajmer sharif , lodging boarding, Transportation and food clothes for the poor people. Also provided are tickets for railway & bus and other expenditure while at Darbar Ajmer Sharif.

  You can send hour heartily offerings & donations direct to Ajmer Sharif  safely via Western Union or Money Gram money Transfer. now! or in the future,

please contact: Peer Sahib on :

0091 931 426 5798

or email on: sydbashirahmed@gmail.com

or visit blog : http://www.mehboobanekhwaja.com

Important dates in the blessed month of Ramadan 1438 Hirji.

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RAMADAN-UL-MUBARAK

01 Wiladat of Hazrat Sheikh Abdul Qaadri Jilani Ghous-e-Azam(Radi Allah Anho) Ramdhan-ul-Mubarak Baghdad Sharif.
01 Wiladat of Hazrat Maulana Fazl-E-Rehma Gunmuradabadi (RA).
03 Urs of Khatoon-e-Jannat Fathima Zohra(Radi Allah Anha) Ramdhan-ul-Mubarak Madina Munawwarah
07 Hazrat Maulana Badruddin Qadri(RA) Ramdhan-ul-Mubarak —
07 Hazrat Syed Hashim Peer Dastagir Ramdhan-ul-Mubarak Beja Pur
10 Hazrat Khawaja Naseeruddin Charagh Dehlwi Ramdhan-ul-Mubarak —
10 Urs of Hazrat Khatija-tul-Kubra (Radi Allah Anha) Ramdhan-ul-Mubarak
13 Urs of Hazrat Sirri Saqti(RA) Ramdhan-ul-Mubarak Baghdad Sharif
14 Hazrat Bayazeed Bistami(RA) Ramdhan-ul-Mubarak —
14 Urs of Hazrat Sayed Shah Ale Hamza(RA) Ramdhan-ul-Mubarak Mahrerah Sharif
14 Hazrat Shamsudeen Ale Ahmed(RA) Ramdhan-ul-Mubarak Mahrerah Sharif
16 Urs of Hazrat Syed Shah Ale Rasool Muhammad(RA) Ramdhan-ul-Mubarak Mahrerah Sharif
17 Urs of Sayida Aisha Siddiqa(Radi Allah Anha) Ramdhan-ul-Mubarak Madina Munawwarah
17 Shuhada Battle of Badar Ramdhan-ul-Mubarak —
17 Urs of Hazrat Syed Muhammed Iqbal Shah Chisty Saaberi(RA) Ramdhan-ul-Mubarak —
18 Hazrat Maulana Rehan Raza Khan Rehmani(RA) Ramdhan-ul-Mubarak
21 Urs Sharif (Shahadat) of Hazrat Maula Ali Mushkil Khusha(Radi Allah Anho) Ramdhan-ul-Mubarak Najf Ashraf (Iraq)
21 Urs of Imam Ali Bin Musa Raza Ramdhan-ul-Mubarak Baghdad Sharif
21 Hazrat Shah Ali Hussain Baqi(RA) Ramdhan-ul-Mubarak Patna India
22 Hazrat Maulana Hasan Raza Khan(RA) Ramdhan-ul-Mubarak —
26 Hazrat Maulana Hidayat Rasool(RA) Ramdhan-ul-Mubarak —
26 Hazrat Syed Ahmed Saeed Kazmi (RA) Ramdhan-ul-Mubarak —
26 Wiladat of Hazrat Aalama Maulana Ilyas Attar Qadri (RA) Ramdhan-ul-Mubarak —
27 Laylatul Qadr Ramdhan-ul-Mubarak —
30 Urs of Shaikh Jamaallul Awliya(RA) Ramdhan-ul-Mubarak Rampur – India

Wiladat mubarak (Birthday) of Hzrt Ghaus ul Azam Shaikh Abdul Qadir Jillani Razi Allah

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Wiladat is on 1st Ramadan 1438 Hijri.

This will approx Saturday 27th May 2017 (Dependant on Lunar date of your country,sighting of moon of Ramadan!)

The third “Sultan-ul-Faqr” status is adorned by the beloved soul of the chief of all the Qutabs, Abdals and Awliya Hazrat Mahboob-e-Subhani Ghaus-ul-Azam Shaikh Abdul Qadir Jillani Razi Allah Anhu. His grandeur and splendour in the world of Sufism and Faqr does not require any introduction as his dignity and honour is brighter than sun, and his attributes and virtues are countless.
Ghaus-ul-Azam Hazrat Shaikh Abdul Qadir Jillani Razi Allah Anhu was born on Friday the first of Ramadan in 470 Hijri (1078 A.D). His lineage goes back to Hazrat Mohammad Sall Allahu Alayhi Wa’alihi Wasallam from faternal as well as maternal side. His father Hazrat Abu Saleh Musa Jangi Rehmat-ul-Allah Alayh was a Hassani Syed and his mother Umm-ul-Khair was a Hussaini Syed. He got the heritage of Faqr from Hazrat Mohammad Sall Allahu Alayhi Wa’alihi Wasallam through blood as well as soul. He was the complete manifestation of the reality of the Divine resplendent innerself of Mohammad Sall Allahu Alayhi Wa’alihi Wasallam. All the virtues and attributes of his holyself were evident from Hazrat Shaikh Abdul Qadir Jillani Razi Allah Anhu. The grandeur of his status was visible since birth.
He was born on the night of first Ramadan. The next day was the first fast of Ramadan. He didn’t take motherfeed during the day the whole month and only drank milk after Maghrib and before Fajar prayer. Next year appearance of the moon of Ramadan was doubtful due to clouds. It was the 29th of Shaban. The next day when Ghaus-ul-Azam didn’t take any milk his mother understood that it was the first of Ramadan. Afterwards it was confirmed through reliable witnesses. His son Hazrat Shaikh Abdul Razzaq Rehmat-ul-Allah Alayh states that once his father Shaikh Abdul Qadir Jillani Razi Allah Anhu was asked that when did he come to know that he had got the status of beloved friend of Allah? He answered, “when I was ten years old I used to go to a religious school. On the way I used to see angels around me, when I reached the school I heard them saying “let the beloved friend of Allah sit, leave place for him”. When this happened many times, I was assured that Allah has blessed me with the honourable status of his friend (a Wali)”.

My foot is over the neck of every saint

Meaning: My foot is over the neck of every saint !


Meaning: Ghaus-ul-Azam Razi Allah Anhu has got the same status among the sufis and saints as Mohammad Sall’Allahu Alayhi Wa’alihi Wasallam has got among the Prophets.


Hazrat Baha-ud-Din Naqshband Rehmat-ul-Allah Alayh says:

Meaning: Ghaus-ul-Azam Shaikh Abdul Qadir Jillani Razi Allah Anhu is the King of both the worlds and the leader of progeny of Adam. All the humans, angels and jins are full of praise for him.