Weekly Advice Archive

Belief in Taqdeer

It is mentioned in a Hadeeth that to believe (firmly) in Taqdeer (predestination i.e. whatever Allah has willed will happen) removes anxiety and grief. Hakeemul Ummah Thanvi رحمة الله عليه

Silence & Success
Seeing the quality of spouse

A Mumin should not remain displeased with his wife. If there is a quality in her that is displeasing, surely there is quality in her that is pleasing.  Hakeemul Ummah Thanvi رحمة الله عليه

Accomplishment of faith (Imaan)

When anyone of you has love for a (Muslim) brother, you should inform him that, I have love for you. Hakeemul Ummah Thanvi رحمة الله عليه

Respecting the senior and adoring the junior

A person who does not respect the elders and is not king of the younger ones is not from among us. Hakeemul Ummah Thanvi رحمة الله عليه

Cause of forgiveness

The greatest cause of a (a person) Maghfirat (forgiveness) is (presenting to others) a pleasant face and kind words. Hakeemul Ummah Thanvi رحمة الله عليه

Act in the moderate way

The best of actions are those which are done in moderation. Hakeemul Ummah Thanvi رحمة الله عليه

Serving the creation

The most superior act after Imaam (after accepting Imaam) is to serve the creation. Hakeemul Ummah Thanvi رحمة الله عليه

Never delay three things

Ali رضي الله عنه narrated Prophet ﷺ said [meaning]: O Ali! Never postpone three things:
1. Namaz (prayer) when is time comes.
2. A funeral when it is ready.
3. The marriage of a woman without husband, when suitable match is found for her. Tirmizi

Prefer the equal for others

What you do not prefer for yourself, do not prefer for others. Hakeemul Ummah Thanviرحمة الله عليه

Best asset of the world

Abullah b. Umar رضي الله عنه narrated Prophet ﷺ said [meaning]: The whole world is an asset and the best asset of it is a pious woman. Muslim, Nisai, Al Targhib wal Tarhib, P. 67. Vol. 3

Excessive speech
Reason for weakness in good

The reason for weakness in good deeds is love for the world and no conviction in the hereafter. Hakeemul Ummah Thanvi رحمة الله عليه

Acceptance of apology

There are great virtues in accepting the apology of the wrongdoer. Hakeemul Ummah Thanvi رحمة الله عليه

Trust in Allah after adopting means

Man should plot and adopt the means, thereafter trust in Allah. This is actual Tawakkul (trust in Allah). Hakeemul Ummah Thanvi رحمة الله عليه

Caution about good thoughts

Think good thoughts about others, but when dealing with them, be cautious. Hakeemul Ummah Thanvi رحمة الله عليه

True Mumin

The person whose good actions pleases him and evil actions displeases him is a true Mumin. Hakeemul Ummah Thanvi رحمة الله عليه

Great Nimat

To be free from looking at the faults of others is a great Nimat (bounty). Hakeemul Ummah Thanvi رحمة الله عليه

Fulfilling Dunyaa and Aakhirah

The means of fulfilling the needs of the Dunyaa and Aakhirah

is Istighfaar.

Over responsibility

Never take on a responsibility which is more than what you can bear. Hakeemul Ummah Thanvi رحمة الله عليه

adopts silence

Who adopts silence has achieved success. Hakeemul Ummah Thanvi رحمة الله عليه

What is sin?

Someone asked: What is sin? The reply given was: That which the heart dislikes. Hakeemul Ummah Thanvi رحمة الله عليه

Thankful

The person who is not grateful unto mankind (for their kindness) is also not grateful unto Allah.

Moderation in spending

A person who adopts the middle path (moderation in spending) will not become poverty stricken. Hakeemul Ummah Mw. Ashraf Ali رحمة الله عليه

Simplicity

Simplicity is a sign of Imaam. Hakeemul Ummah Mw. Ashraf Ali رحمة الله عليه