Monday, 30 April 2012

Gems 6-10

Bismihi Ta’ala

Selected and concise advices / sayings of 
Hazrat Maulana Yunus Patel 
(Rahmatullahi ‘alayh)


‘Do for Allah’s Pleasure,
Allah will give you from His Treasure…’


‘I always say don’t court before marriage. Most couples court, court and court, and after marriage, they end up in divorce courts.’


‘I often say : We get instant tea, and instant coffee, and instant pudding and instant cereal, and so many other things have become ‘instant’. …We are living in such a time, when death too has become just as instant. We don’t know where, when and how.’


‘When giving a talk in Bolton (UK), I mentioned that the name of their suburb tendered noble advice:
That we place a bolt on the doors of our hearts – to shut nafs and shaytaan out of our hearts, and to protect the treasure of Allah Ta’ala in our hearts.


‘Ghaflat (negligence/heedlessness) is the HEN which lays the EGGS of all other sins. This is what happens when we become negligent and forgetful of Allah Ta’ala, of Aakhirah and of Accountability: We get caught up in sins.’