226th Letter

This letter, written to Hadrat Naqîb Shaikh Ferîd, preaches, gives advice, and recommends following the scholars of Ahl as-sunnat: May Allâhu ta’âlâ protect you against anything that would be incommensurate with your personality. May He accept this prayer of mine for the sake of your honourable forefather ‘alaihi wa ’alâ âlihis-salawâtu wa-t-taslîmât’! The sixtieth âyat…

3st Volume, 124th Letter

This letter, written to Molla Murâd-i-Keshmî, explains the greatness of the As-hâb-i-kirâm and the fact that they love done another: Allâhu ta’âlâ declares at the end of Fat-h sûra, “Muhammad ‘alaihis-salâm’ is the Prophet whom Allâhu ta’âlâ has sent to mankind. Those who are in his company are very harsh towards disbelievers and extremely compassionate…

Are We Compelled in Our Actions?

“There was nearly no Ottoman family in which they did not blunt and kill the abilities of comprehension, observation and inquiry in children with suppressing, ignorant answers. The utterly ignorant people, who believed that men were of infinite impotence, that everything was made by Allah, that grave was an intermediary that interceded with Allah for…

The Necessity of Creator’s Existence

Dîn al-Islâm, the religion of Islam, is the belief in Allâhu ta’âlâ, in His Oneness and in all His prophets (’alaihimu ’s-salâm). Allah is the Being who creates everything, whose existence has no end or limit and whose state cannot be comprehended with mind, but whose attributes forming His Divinity and Creativeness only are known. He…

Miracles of Prophets

The irreligiousness which has been propagated by the progressives imitating Europe up to now has been in the nature of disbelieving Allâhu ta’âlâ. For instance, many have said, “The problem is whether Allah exists. If there is Allah, I will immediately believe all the religious knowledge.” But recently, seeing the new steps taken in science,…

Is It Possible To See Allahu Teâlâ ?

Hadrat Shaikh ’Abd al-Haqq ad-Dahlawî [passed away in Delhi in 1052 (1642 A.D.)] wrote in his Persian work Takmîl al-îmân: “A hadîth-i-sherîf says, ‘You will see your Rabb on the Day of Judgement as you see the [full] moon on the fourteenth [of the month].’ As Allâhu ta’âlâ is known incomprehensibly in this world, so He will be seen incomprehensibly in…

Do Angels Have Wings ?

As the wings of each kind of fowl, or those of an aeroplane, are of their own structure and are different from the wings of each other kind, so angels’ wings have their own structure. When we hear the name of something which we have not seen or do not know, we presume that it…