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25 01, 2023

Memories (Episode 51)


Memories (Episode 51) Two Trips to Review the Laws in Sudan Sudan’s President Numairi had implemented Islamic laws towards the end of his regime in 1983, in which he implemented several of the Hadd laws and abolished ribā (interest). However, [...]

22 01, 2023


2023-01-31T19:55:49+05:00Usmani Discourses|

SEEKING FORGIVENESS FOR GHEEBAT The way of apologizing for Gheebat (backbiting) Hadhrat Thanvi (may Allah have mercy on him) said; “If a person has committed someone’s Gheebat, then in addition to doing Istighfar (seeking forgiveness from Allah Ta’ala) he also [...]

20 01, 2023

Memories (Episode 50)


Memories (Episode 50) Second Trip to Cape Town for the Mirzai Case With respect to the case in Cape Town that I mentioned before, the Court had rescinded the prohibitory injunction and ruled in favour of the Muslims, after which [...]

18 01, 2023


2023-01-31T20:00:24+05:00Usmani Discourses|

THE REALITY OF TASAWWUF The primary purpose of Tasawwuf The terms Tasawwuf (Sufism), Tareeqat (طریقت), Sulook (سلوک), Ihsan (احسان), all refer to the same thing and are inter-changeable. The primary aim of Tasawwuf is not merely doing Zikr (remembrance), for [...]

30 12, 2022


2023-01-11T20:53:55+05:00Usmani Discourses|

RECTIFYING BAD MORAL VALUES The limits of correcting bad moral values The bad moral values that exist in a person’s inner-self are called Akhlaq-e-Razilah (اخلاقِ رذیلہ). Hazrat Thanvi (may Allah Ta’ala have mercy on him) has said; “Salik (a mentee [...]

28 12, 2022

Memories (Episode 49)


Memories (Episode 49) A Few Miscellaneous Incidents I remained affiliated with the Supreme Court for almost seventeen years. During this time, many instructional or interesting incidents occurred. The heart desires to relate a few of them. As judges of the [...]

25 12, 2022


2023-01-11T20:35:04+05:00Usmani Discourses|

MUJAHIDAH AND RIYAZAT Hazrat Thanvi (may Allah Ta’ala bless him) said that; “Opposing the impulse and drive to commit a sin is called Mujahidah (مجاہدہ) (sustained effort). That impulse arises from some spiritual illness or weakness. The weakening or attenuation [...]

22 12, 2022

Memories (Episode 48)


Memories (Episode 48) Judgement on Family Laws I have written before that among the laws that the Constitution had declared to be out of the jurisdiction of the Federal Shariat Court was the “Muslim Personal Law” (i.e. the personal laws [...]

25 11, 2022

Memories (Episode 47)


Memories (Episode 47) With respect to laws related to Agricultural Reforms, prior to our joining the Federal Shariat Court, the late Justice Aftab had issued a verdict that the Constitution had granted protection to these laws and that they were [...]

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