Urs Khwaja Usman Harooni(R.A)


Urs Sharif is on 5th & 6th Shawwal .This is Approx Sunday 10th July or Monday 11th July depending on the Lunar date of your country.
 

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The Chillah of Hazrat Khwaja Usman Harooni (R.A)

Behind the Chillah of Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Hasan Chishty (R.A), the Chillah of Hazrat Khwaja Usman Harooni (R.A)(Usmani Chillah) stands with its beautiful building which is surrounded by hills and looks out across the Anasagar lake.
Within the Usmani Chillah compound are buried the holy relics of Hazrat Khwaja Usman e Harooni (R.A) , brought from Mecca in 1935 AD, by Nawab Gudri Shah Baba III.

Khwaja Usman Haarooni (R.A)
 

They were the Spiritual Master/Guide/Murshid of Hz. Khwaja Gharib Nawaz (R.A)

Khwaja Usman Harooni was born in Haroon, which is in Iran. According to some, he was born in 526 AH (1131 AD) and according to others, he was born in 510 AH (1116 AD). He is also known by his nicknames as Abu Noor and Abu Mansur.
When he was rather young, he came in touch with an absorbed mystic (majzub) by the name of Chirk. This association with Chirk brought about a significant transformation in his life. As a result, the material world lost its charm for him and he decided to embrace a higher moral and spiritual life.
Khwaja Usman Harooni went to meet Hazrat Haji Sharif Zindani, a renowned mystic and saint of the Chishti Order, with a request to be enrolled as his spiritual disciple. Khwaja Haji Sharif Zindani found him to be a fit person and accepted the request, by placing a four-edged cap upon the head of Khwaja Usman Harooni.
He then told him that the four-edged cap implied the following four things:
First is the renunciation of this world;
Second is the renunciation of the world hereafter;
Third is the renunciation of the desires of the self;
Fourth is the renunciation of everything other than God.
Khwaja Usman Harooni spent over thirty years in the company of his spiritual guide. During this period, he was engaged in ascetic practices and prayers. As time passed, he gained many spiritual accomplishments. He was then asked by his spiritual guide to move on and spread the Gospel of Truth.
Travels
Khwaja Usman Harooni undertook many tours and travels to preach the Gospel of Truth. In the process, he visited many countries and cities. Among them are prominent Bukhara, Baghdad, Falooja, Damascus, Mecca and Madina. During the course of his travels, he performed the Hajj, or the annual pilgrimage to Mecca.
In almost all cities, he enjoyed the company of renowned sufis and accomplished dervishes. And while on way to Oosh, he met Sheikh Bahauddin of Oosh. And when he reached Badakshan, he met a saintly man who was one of the attendants of Hazrat Junayd of Baghdad.
He reached Baghdad once again, and there he stayed for a while. During all the travels, he was accompanied by his close and dear spiritual disciple, Khwaja Moin-ud-din Hasan Chishti, who carried his tiffin basket.
After a while, Hazrat Usman Harroni visited India, during the rule of Sultan Altamish.
Death
Khwaja Usman Harooni breathed his last on 5th of Shawaal in the year 617 AH (1220 AD). His blessings are still invoked by thousands of people belonging to every strata of society and every school of thought. While his tomb lies in Mecca, there is also a symbol of his strength and source of his blessings at the Usmani Chilla at Ajmer.
Message and teachings
According to Khwaja Usman Harooni, a great man is one who is endowed with virtues like contentment, sincerity, self-abnegation, self-sacrifice and above all, spirit of renunciation. He said that the ego in a man was an enemy, as it did not allow him to think rationally, act wisely and live happily. He emphasised that unless a man loves human beings, it is impossible for him to love God.
His advice was simple and his message was as simple and that was “Live”.
To exist is one thing but to LIVE another. To exist means to merely breathe, but to live means to keep the welfare of fellow beings uppermost in priority. To live a good life requires a serious effort on one’s own part. No exterior agency, legislation or act can make the man a moral being. Inner discovery is very important.
To help his disciples live a better life, Khwaja Usman Harooni gave discourses at times to guide them towards a better path. Of his many teachings, prominent are:

  • Once the Friend becomes your friend, the whole universe becomes yours. Then it is necessary that you should become unmindful of everything else except the Friend, should ever be with Him and should follow Him faithfully.
  • According to him, the faithful is one who keeps three things dear to his heart: mendicancy, illness and death.
  • It is best to not weep or wail in times of difficulty. In fact, according to the witness of Hazrat Abdullah Ansari, Holy Prophet Mohammed has laid down that the one who weeps and wails in times of trouble and tribulation invites the curse of God upon himself.
  • The one who feeds the hungry is dear to God. God fulfills a thousand wants and frees such a person from hell-fire.
  • He who gives food to a dervish becomes free from all sins.

DURING THE URS SHARIF THE JANNATI DARWAZA IS OPENED 

Important dates & Urs in the month of Shawaal

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SHAWWAL  – Important dates during this month.
01 EID-UL-FITR
01 Hazrat Imam Muhammad Bin Ismail Bukhari (Radi Allah Anhu)
01 Hazrat Imam Shirfuddin Boseri (Radi Allah Anhu)
01 Hazrat Imam Fakhruddin Razi(RA)
05 Hazrat Sheikh Muslihuddin Saadi (RA)
05 Urs of Makhdoom Yahya Maneri(RA) Shawwal-ul-Mukaram India
06 Syed Taajuddeen Abdur Razzak Baghdadi(RA) Shawwal-ul-Mukaram Baghdad sharif
06 Urs of Hazrat Khawaja usman Harooni(Radi Allah Anhu)
07 Hazrat Sayyedena Owais Qarani(Radi Allah Anhu)
07 Hazrat Shah Abdul Aziz Muhaddis Dhelwi
10 Wiladat of A’la Hazrat Imam Ahmed Raza Khan(RA) Shawwal-ul-Mukaram Bareilly Sharif
15 Hazrat Syedana Hamza(Radi Allah Anhu)
15 Shuhadae Uhad
16 Urs of Hazrat Aurangzeb Alamgir(RA) Shawwal-ul-Mukaram India
17 Urs of Hazrat Ameer Khusro(RA) Shawwal-ul-Mukaram Delhi
20 Syedah Ruqayaah(Radi Allah Anha)
20 Hzrt  Haji Peer Syed Aftab Ahmed chishty Niazi (R.A) Hyderabad /Ahmedabad house Ajmer sharif –India.
22 Imam Jaffar Saadiq(Radi Allah Anhu) Shawwal-ul-Mukaram Madina Munawwarah
23 Urs of Hazrat Sayed Ali Jilani(RA) Shawwal-ul-Mukaram Baghdad Sharif.

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 Saturday 2nd July 2016 (Evening).
Therefore 27th Ramadan will be on Sunday 3rd July 2016
The month of Ramadan enjoys a intrinsic superiority over all other months of the year. It has a night (Laylatul 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 Hz. Imam Ali (Karam Allah Wajhu)

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Urs Sharif is on 21st Ramadan 1437H

This is approx 27th Monday June 2016

ELECTIONS

After Sayyiduna ‘Uthman (radi Allahu anhu) passed away, Sayyiduna Ali (radi Allahu anhu) was elected as the fourth Caliph by the Muslims. During the period of the first three Caliphs, Madinatul Munawwarah continued to be the capital of the Muslim world, but Sayyiduna Ali (radi Allahu anhu) transferred the Islamic capital to Kufah in Iraq.
EARLY LIFE
Sayyiduna Ali (Karam Allah Wajhu)was the son of Abu Taalib, an uncle of Sayyiduna Rasulullah (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam). Sayyiduna Ali (Karam Allah Wajhu)was married to Sayyadah Bibi Fathima (radi Allahu anha), the daughter of Sayyiduna Rasulullah (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam). They had 3 sons, Sayyiduna Hassan, Sayyiduna Hussain and Sayyiduna Mohsin (radi Allahu anhumul ajma’in).Sayyiduna Ali (Karam Allah Wajhu)took part in the battle of Badr, Khandaq and Khaibar. At Khaibar, it was Sayyiduna Ali (Karam Allah Wajhu)who subdued the Jews with his furious assault. He also held many important positions during the time of Sayyiduna Rasulullah (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam) and the first 3 Caliphs before him.
He had a love for learning and was a great and learned person himself. He had been given the title of “Baabul I’lm” or “Gate of Learning” by Sayyiduna Rasulullah (sallal laahu alaihi wasallam). He was also called “Asaadullah” or “Lion of Allah.”
OPPOSITION
The situation in Madinatul Munawwarah after the murder (Shahaadah) of Sayyiduna ‘Uthman (radi Allahu anhu) was serious. Sayyiduna Ali (radi Allahu anhu’s) first task was to rid Madinatul Munawwarah of the rebels and to return the situation to normal.
Sayyiduna Ali (Karam Allah Wajhu)was able to force the rebels to withdraw from Madinatul Munawwarah and to establish peace and order in the city. The powerful governor of Syria, Sayyiduna Mu’awiyah (radi Allahu anhu), challenged Sayyiduna Ali (Karam Allah Wajhu)and refused to pay homage to him. Sayyiduna Mu’awiyah (radi Allahu anhu) insisted that Sayyiduna Ali (Karam Allah Wajhu)arrest the murderers of Sayyiduna ‘Uthman (radi Allahu anhu) and hand them over to him.
Sayyiduna Ali (Karam Allah Wajhu)was a man with a deep sense of justice and did not want to accuse the wrong people. He needed a peaceful period to trace the culprits. But, Sayyiduna Mu’awiyah (radi Allahu anhu) began accusing him of protecting the murderers, and in this way the old enmity between the two families were revived.
SAYYIDUNA MU’AWIYAH (RADI ALLAHU ANHU)
Unlike most of Sayyiduna ‘Uthman (radi Allahu anhu’s) governors, Sayyiduna Muaawiyah (radi Allahu anhu) displayed great administrative ability and was very popular. He was a God-fearing man and especially known for his mercy. Sayyiduna Ali (Karam Allah Wajhu)was very strict in piety and straight forward. Sayyiduna Muaawiyah (radi Allahu anhu) declared his disobedience to him, because he felt that he was better qualified to lead the Muslim world.
BATTLE OF THE CAMEL
Another serious development took place. Sayyadah Aishah (radi Allahu anha) and two leading Sahaba, Sayyiduna Talha and Sayyiduna Zubair (radi Allahu anhuma) declared their opposition to the Khilaafat of Sayyiduna Ali (radi Allahu anhu). They left Madinatul Munawwarah for Makkatul Mukarramah and from there travelled to Basrah where they rallied men and new supporters.
Sayyiduna Ali (Karam Allah Wajhu)had to crush all opposition. A bloody battle took place near Basrah on the 9th of December 656 A.C. This battle was sparked off by a third force who were the real troublemakers. Just before the battle, both parties had already reached an agreement to settle the dispute. But this third force, the real assassinators of Sayyiduna ‘Uthman (radi Allahu anhu), launched an overnight attack on both camps simultaneously. Each side were under the impression that the other had attacked. The battle began. Several thousand men were lost including the two Sahaba. Sayyadah Aishah (radi Allahu anha) was safe. She was riding a camel during the battle-hence the name “Battle of the Camel.” Sayyiduna Ali (Karam Allah Wajhu)treated her in a most noble and dignified manner and respectfully sent her back to Madinatul Munawwarah. She praised him and deeply regretted opposing Sayyiduna Ali (radi Allahu anhu). Kufa was now made the capital of the Islamic world.
BATTLE OF SIFFIN
Sayyiduna Muaawiyah (radi Allahu anhu) rallied an army to face Sayyiduna Ali (radi Allahu anhu). A battle took place at Siffin on the Syrian border in the July of 567 A.C. Sayyiduna Muaawiyah (radi Allahu anhu) was no match for Sayyiduna Ali (Karam Allah Wajhu)and began to retreat. By the clever proposal of Sayyiduna Amr bin Al As (radi Allahu anhu), the retreating army raised pieces of the Holy Quran on their spears demanding judgement between the two parties. Many pious Muslims on the side of Sayyiduna Ali (Karam Allah Wajhu)refused to fight seeing the Holy Quran displayed in the air.
JUDGEMENT
Two men, one from each side, were appointed to settle the dispute. Sayyiduna Abu Musa (radi Allahu anhu), a pious Sahaba from Sayyiduna Ali (radi Allahu anhu’s) side, and the skilled Sayyiduna Amr (radi Allahu anhu) from Sayyiduna Muaawiyah (radi Allahu anhu’s) side. Sayyiduna Musa (radi Allahu anhu) declared in front of the Muslims that it was decided to recommend the removal of both Sayyiduna Ali and Sayyiduna Muaawiyah (radi Allahu anhuma) and that the Muslims should select another man for the Khilaafat. Sayyiduna Amr (radi Allahu anhu) replied that: “He has declared the removal of his leader, while I would conform Muaawiyah as the Caliph.” Chaos followed.
KHAARIJEES
Sayyiduna Ali (Karam Allah Wajhu)prepared to meet Sayyiduna Muaawiyah (radi Allahu anhu) again in battle, but he was moved from his task by a serious conflict that occurred among his men. Some narrow-minded people accused Sayyiduna Ali (Karam Allah Wajhu)of accepting a man-made judgement. Their slogan was: “There is no judgment but with Allah.” They declared that Sayyiduna Ali, Sayyiduna Muaawiyah and Sayyiduna ‘Uthman (radi Allahu anhumul ajma’in) were unbelievers and that Jihad should be declared against them. Ever since this event, they have been known as the “Khaarijees”, which means, “those who left the fold.” They maintained that the Khilaafat should be given to the most eligible Muslim, regardless of his origin. The Kharijees are not regarded as Muslims.
ASSASSINATION
On the 17th of July 659 A.C., Sayyiduna Ali (Karam Allah Wajhu)overcame the Khaarijees in a battle near Nahrawan, in which, it is said, that 40 000 lives were lost.
In the early morning of the 24th of January 661 A.C., Abdul Rahman bin Muljim, a Khaariji fanatic lay in ambush in the Masjid of Kufah and stabbed Sayyiduna Ali (Karam Allah Wajhu)when he entered the musjid. He passed away from the wound. He was 63 years old.
PERSONAL LIFE
Sayyiduna Ali (Karam Allah Wajhu)lived a simple life. He refused any luxury food and wore simple clothes thinking of the poor. He should sleep on the ground and even sit on the floor. He repaired his own clothes and shoes and even did manual labour. He spent nights in Salaah and should fast for three days in a row. Honesty, piety, justice and love of truth were the main marks of his character.

Urs of Hazrat Bayazid Bustami (RA)

Urs Sharif is on 14th of Ramadan 1437H
This is on approx Monday 20th June 2015

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.

* * * * URS of Bibi Khadijah-tul-Kubra (R.A.) * * * *

 
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10th Ramdan 1437 Hijri
This is Approx Thursday 16th  June 2016
(Depending on Lunar date of your country).
Bibi Khadijah-tul-Kubra (R.A.) the most beloved wife of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.W) and the mother of Bibi Fatima-al-Zahra(R.A),the only daughter of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.W) passed away on 10th Ramazan in Makkah three years before the Hijrah of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.W) from Makkah to Madinah.
Bibi Khadija-tul-Kubra (RA) provides a complete beacon of light for today’s women.
She was a wealthy woman and big trader of the Arab but she devoted her entire riches to the cause of Islam and the Holy Prophet (SAW). She faced every difficulty with forbearance for the sake of Allah and His Prophet (SAW).
Bibi Khadija-tul-Kubra (RA) was a person who devoted herself to worship and remained consistent in the face of difficult times despite being rich. She embraced Islam at a time when no other person was ready to do so.
Bibi Khadija-tul-Kubra (RA) gave unflinching support and encouragement to the Holy Prophet (SAW) when people would create difficulties for him. She possessed excellence character and was known as Tahira for her piety. She said that if we wanted to put our lives on the path of piety and good works, we would have to receive light from the life of Hazrat Khadija-tul-Kubra (RA) because her life is an ideal for our guidance.
Bibi Khadija-tul-Kubra (RA) was an honest, brave and generous woman who stood by the Prophet of Islam (SAW) through thick and thin. It is the privilege and honour of Bibi Khadija-tul-Kubra (RA) that she gave birth to the Prophet’s daughter Bibi Fatima (RA). After her death, the tears would come to the eyes of the Holy Prophet (SAW) whenever her name was mentioned. The Holy Prophet (SAW) would remember her services for the cause of Islam and pay her tribute.
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Holy Prophet (SAW) would feel aggrieved and pained due to sufferings created by the infidels, her sight would be a source of comfort for the Prophet (SAW). He (SAW) would forget his pain and difficulties and become happy the moment he would meet her. Bibi Sayyida Khadija-tul-Kubra (RA) loved the Holy Prophet (SAW) most dearly, provided all the means for the ease, happiness and comfort of the Holy Prophet, so much so that she put all her resources at the disposal of the Prophet (SAW). She sank her likes and dislikes in the likes and dislikes of the Holy Prophet (SAW).
Allah Almighty sent greetings for Bibi Sayyida Khadija-tul-Kubra (RA) during her life at the hands of Hazrat Jabrail (AS) and gave her glad tidings of a beautiful palace in Paradise. The Holy Prophet (SAW) would often remember Hazrat Khadija (RA). There can be no greater argument in favour of her status and prestige in the eyes of the Holy Prophet (SAW) than this that they did not enter into marriage with any other woman during the former’s life.
As long as Bibi Khadija-tul-Kubra (RA) lived, the Holy Prophet (SAW) did not contract second marriage in her presence
The words the Holy Prophet (SAW) expressed to describe her exemplary sacrifices represent his love for her. He (SAW) said: “By God, Khadija believed in me at a time when people rejected me. Khadija gave me place when people refused to accommodate me with them and Khadija (RA) gave me children.”
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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 Darbar Sharif 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) for Mazar Sharif 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 people. Also provided are tickets for railway & bus and other expenditure while at Darbar Sharif.
You can send hour heartily offerings & donations direct to us safely via Western Union or Money Gram money Transfer. now! or in the future,
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0091 982 917 2652 or
0091 982 8888 199 or
0091 982 810 4707 or
0091 978 364 6668
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******* URS OF FATIMA- AL- ZAHARA (R.A)*******


 
3rd Ramdan 1437H
(Approx on Thursday 9th June 2016  )
(Depending on Lunar date of your country).
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This Fathia (Tribute / Commemoration Prayer) of Hazratha Fatima-al-Zahra (R.A) will takes place in Ajmer Sharif on the above date.
Fatimah (R.A) was the beloved daughter of our dear Prophet Muhammad (PBUT) and Khadijah(R.A), Fatimah (R.A) was the wife of Ali (R.A) and mother of Hassan (R.A) and Hussein(R.A), and one of the five members of Ahl al-Bayt..
She became the object of great veneration by all Muslims, because she lived closest to her father and supported him in his difficulties and because of historical importance of her husband and her two sons, and that she is the only member of Prophet Muhammad’s (PBUT) family that gave our beloved prophet descendants, numerously spread through the Islamic world.
For Muslims, Fatimah is an inspiring example and Fatimah is one of the most popular girl’s names throughout the Muslim world She died a few months after her father’s death, and was buried in Jannat Al-Baqi’, but the exact location of her grave is unknown. Fatimah(R.A) was born in Mecca to Khadija, the first wife of prophet Muhammad(PBUT).
Fatimah(R.A) is given many titles by Muslims to show their admiration of her moral and physical characteristics. The most used title is “al-Zahra”, meaning “the shining one”, and she is commonly referred to as Fatimah Zahra. She was also known as “al-Batul” (the chaste and pure one) as she spent much of her time in prayer, reciting the Qur’an and in other acts of worship. According to tradition, on one occasion while Prophet Muhammad (PBUT) were performing the salah (prayer) in the Kaaba, Amr ibn Hishām (Abu Jahl) and his men poured camel placenta over him. Fatimah (R.A), upon hearing the news, rushed to her father and wiped away the filth while scolding the men.

 

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If you, or your loved one’s are intending to come to Ajmer Sharif for Ziarat (Pilgrimage) then please contact us on the details below, so we can assist you in every way we can, to make your Pilgrimage swift,peaceful,effective,blessed & prosperous!
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 Darbar Sharif 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) for Mazar Sharif 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 people. Also provided are tickets for railway & bus and other expenditure while at Darbar Sharif.
You can send hour heartily offerings & donations direct to us safely via Western Union or Money Gram money Transfer. now! or in the future,
please contact: Peer Sahib on :
0091 982 917 2652 or
0091 982 8888 199 or
0091 982 810 4707 or
0091 978 364 6668
Email: [email protected] or  [email protected] or [email protected] or
[email protected]
Alternatively you can visit our website:
http://www.ajmergharibnawaz.com
http://www.khwajamoinuddinchishty.com
http://www.ajmerkhwaja.com
Blog: https://www.khwajagharibnawaz.org
For people in the UK or Western World you can deposit your Offerings & donations to us safely in the following account:
Account Name:
TARIQ MAHMOOD
HALIFAX BANK PLC
Halifax, Town Centre, branch.
Account No: 15778568
Sort code: 11-00-01
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Urs Sharif and Important events in the blessed month of Ramadan.

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RAMDAN-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 —
11 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 Sayyidah 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 “

 
 

Shab-e-Barat

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Shab-e-Barat is on 15th Shaban 1437H (Night).

This is the night off  Saturday 21st May 2016 

(Depending on Lunar date of your country).

Humans worship Allah Almighty and He rewards the efforts of the worshippers. But there are some special occasions when one’s heart gets softened and one naturally feels more inclined to His obedience. The softness of hearts deepens as well. On such occasions, the very environment seems emitting spiritual enjoyment. Shab-e-Barat is one such occasion.
Literally, Shab-e-Barat means the night of salvation or the night of freedom from the Fire of Hell. It occurs in Mid-Shaban – between the 14th and 15th day of Shaban. This night, known as Shab-e-Barat or Laylat-ul-Baraa, is called Laylatun Nisf min Shaban in Arabic. The blessed night starts at sunset on the 14th and ends at dawn on the 15th.
The Muslims observe Mid-Shaban as a night of worship and salvation. Some spend the whole night awake and some worship half of it. We should not be negligent on this occasion, because people are shown grace on this auspicious night. During this night, traditions of the Messenger tell us, Allah determines the destiny of all people, including whether a person is to live or die in the coming year.
For the proof of the merit of Shab-e-Barat, the following verses of the Holy Qur’an are cited:
“Surely, We have sent it (the Holy Qur’an) down in a blessed night. Surely, We are the Warner. In this (night) judgment is given on all matters of wisdom (separately) by Our Command.” (Sura ad-Dukhan, 44:3-5)
Imam Qurtubi and Imam Jalal-ud-Din Suyuti hold that the verses refer to Laylatun Nisf min Shaban or Shab-e-Barat.
The whole of the month of Shaban is meritorious. Its excellent merit is evident from a tradition narrated by Aisha, the mother of the faithful: “The Prophet did not fast in any month more than Shaban.” (Sahih Bukhari)
Though fasts were not obligatory on him, the Prophet, yet he observed them most of the month.
The special merit is attached to Shab-e-Barat. Aisha, the mother of the faithful, also reported: “The Prophet said: ‘On the middle night of Shaban (that is, Shab-e-Barat), Allah most high descends to the lowest heaven and remits more sins than the hair of the goats of Banu Kalb.’” (Jami Tirmidhi)
A third tradition of Hazrat Aisha, the truthful, states that the Holy Prophet asked: “Do you know what happens this night?” meaning the middle night of Shaban (that is, Shab-e-Barat). She submitted: “O Allah’s Messenger, what happens in it?” He replied: “In it record is made of every human being who will be born, and of every human being who will pass away this year. In it their deeds are taken up to heaven and in it their provisions are sent down.” (Baihaqi)
The pious predecessors of the Muslim nation have always observed this night as a night of special blessings and have spent it in divine service. According to Imam Nawawi, there are five sacred nights when supplication is answered, one of them being the night of the 15th of Shaban.
Apart from worshipping on this night, fasting the following day is also recommended. It is reported from Hazrat Ali that the Holy Prophet said: “When the middle night of Shaban arrives, spend it in worship and fast during the day. On this night, at sunset, Allah descends to the nearest heaven and announces: ‘Is there no one asking forgiveness that I may forgive him? Is there no one asking provision that I may grant him provision? Is there no one afflicted that I may relieve them? Is there not such and such?’ (He keeps announcing) till the dawn comes.”
The special blessings of Almighty descend during the night. According to Muadh ibn Jabal, Allah’s Messenger said: “Allah Almighty looks upon all those created by Him in the middle night of Shaban and forgives all those created by Him. Excepted is the one who associates partners with Him, or the one who has malice in his heart.”
This night should be spent in worshipping Allah from the depth of heart. It is the time to focus one’s attention to Him alone. It is the time to enjoy the direct contact with Allah, Most Compassionate, Ever-Merciful. Most of all, it is the time for reforming one’s life to come.

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