Revelations of

Shroud Thieves
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This booklet was written by Shaykh-e-Ṭarīqat Amīr-e-
Aĥl-e-Sunnat, the founder of Dawat-e-Islami Ḥaḍrat
‘Allāmaĥ Maulānā Muḥammad Ilyās ‘Aṭṭār Qādirī Razavī

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Du’ā for Reading the Book

ead the following Du’ā (supplication) before studying
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Revelations of Shroud
Thieves
Even though Satan may try to stop you, read this booklet completely.
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you will begin to enjoy performing Ṣalāĥ and doing
good deeds and at the same time you will develop hatred for sins.
Excellence of Durūd Sharīf
The Holy Prophet, the best of creation
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names of the ones who recite the most Durūd upon me on
Thursday morning and during the night of Friday. (Kanz-ul-
‘Ummāl, V1, P250, Ḥadīš 2174, Dār-ul-Kutub-ul-‘Ilmiyyaĥ, Beirut)
1. The Experiences of a shroud thief
A shroud thief, who had stolen numerous shrouds in the past,
sought forgiveness at the hands of Sayyidunā Ḥasan Baṣrī
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reason for his repentance, he mentioned the mysterious incidents
in three graves.
Chains of fire
Once, when I dug a grave, I saw a heart trembling scene. I saw
a person whose face had become black. His hands and feet
were tied with chains of fire and there was pus and blood
oozing out of his mouth. Together with this there was an awful
stench. I was about to run away when the corpse suddenly
spoke and said, “Why do you run away? Stay and listen to why
I am being punishment.” Hearing this, I decided to stay and
listen. I summoned all my strength and approached the grave.
When I looked inside the grave, I saw that the angels of
punishment had tied a chain of fire around his neck. I asked
the deceased, “Who are you?” He replied, “I am a Muslim and
the son of a Muslim. Yet, unfortunately, I used to drink
alcohol and commit adultery. I died in this state and am now
stuck in the punishment.” The shroud thief then continued his
story:
A black dead person
On another occasion when I opened a grave, I saw a person
who was burnt black, standing with his tongue hanging out!
He was surrounded by flames. The angels were holding him
with chains around his neck. When this person saw me, he
cried out, “Brother! I am extremely thirsty, please give me
some water.” The angels said, “Beware! This person did not
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perform his Ṣalāĥ. Don’t give him any water.” I gathered my
strength and asked the dead person, “Who are you and what
sin did you commit?” He replied, “I was a Muslim, however,
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many times and like me,
there are many sinners who are undergoing the same
punishment in their graves.” The shroud thief then continued:
A Garden in the grave
Once I opened a grave and noticed a very amazing scene. This
grave was extremely spacious and there was a beautiful garden
inside the grave with many streams. In it was a young man
who was enjoying himself. I asked the young man, “What did
you do to get this reward?” He replied, “I once heard a speaker
saying that whoever offers six Rak’āt of Nafl Ṣalāĥ on the day
of ‘Āshūraĥ, he would be forgiven. Therefore, I made it a habit
of perform these six Rak’āt Nafl Ṣalāĥ on the day of ‘Āshūraĥ
every year.” (Rāḥat-ul-Qulūb, P85, Shabbīr brothers, Lahore)
2. Frightening graves
Once, a frightened person presented himself in front of Caliph
Abdul Malik. He said, “Oh respected caliph! I am a very sinful
person, I wish to know whether I will be forgiven or not.” The
caliph asked, “Is your sin bigger than the earth and sky?” He
replied, “Yes, even bigger.” The caliph asked, “Is it bigger than
the Divine pen and Divine tablet? He replied, “Even bigger.”
The caliph asked, “Is it bigger than the Divine throne and
Divine chair?” He replied, “Even bigger.” The caliph then said,
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“Brother! Surely your sin can’t be greater than the Mercy of Allāĥ

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asked, “Brother, please tell me, what is this sin of yours?” The
person replied, “Respected Sir! I feel extremely embarrassed to tell
you; however, I will tell you. Perhaps there may be a way for my
repentance to be accepted.” Saying this, he began to reveal his story.
He said, “Sir! I am a shroud thief. Tonight, I learnt a lesson from
five different graves which forced me to seek forgiveness.”
The end result of an Alcoholic
When I opened the first grave to steal the shroud, I noticed that the
face of the deceased had turned away from the Qiblaĥ. As I began
to run away in fright, an unseen voice made me tremble even more.
It said, “Ask this person the reason for his punishment?” Whilst
trembling, I replied that I did not have the courage. The voice again
said, “This person was an alcoholic and an adulterer.”
Deceased with the face of a Pig
When I opened the second grave, I saw a heart trembling scene. I
saw that the dead person’s face resembled a pig’s face and he was
tied with locks and chains of fire. An unseen voice declared, “This
person used to take false oaths and his earning was Ḥarām.”
Nails of fire
When I opened the third grave, again I saw a most terrifying
scene. The deceased had his tongue coming out from the back
of his neck and he was nailed with nails made of fire. An
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unseen voice declared, “This person used to backbite, slander
and cause people to fight amongst themselves.”
Covered in fire
When I opened the fourth grave, I saw another very frightening
scene. I saw a person twisting and turning in fire and the
angels were hitting him with hammers made of fire. I became
terrified and started to run. However, an unseen voice was still
ringing in my ears which kept saying that this unfortunate
person was lazy in performing Ṣalāĥ and was lazy in fasting
during the month of Ramadan.
Reward of repenting as a Youth
When I opened the fifth grave, it was completely different
from the other graves. This grave was extremely spacious. Inside,
there was a throne with handsome young man was sitting on it.
An unseen voice revealed that this person had sought repentance
while he was young and was steadfast in fulfilling his Ṣalāĥ and
fasts. (Tażkiraĥ-tul-Wā’iẓīn, P612, Quetta)
3-4. Head filled with lead
Sayyidunā ‘Abd-ul-Mūmin bin ‘Abdullāĥ bin Isa
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asked him to reveal to me whether during those days he had
seen anything which was unusual or extraordinary. He replied,
“Once when I opened a grave, I noticed that the person’s entire
body had nails embedded in it. There was a large nail in his
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head and there were large nails on the middle of his legs.”
When he asked another shroud thief, he replied that he had
seen a head which was filled with hot lead. (Sharḥ-us-Ṣudūr bi
Sharḥ Ḥāl-il-Maūtā wal Qubūr, P173, Markaz Aĥl-e-Sunnat, Barakāt-e-
Razā, India)
5. Mysterious blind person
There was a blind man who always had his eyes covered. His
style of begging was very strange. He used to say, “Whoever
gives me something, I will tell him something strange and
whoever gives me more, I will show him something strange.”
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something and I stood close to him. The blind man revealed
his eyes and I was shocked to see that instead of eyes, he had
two holes in their place and both were pierced from one end to
other. He then began to relate his strange experience. He said
that he was a famous shroud thief in his town and the people
were extremely afraid of him. Once, the judge of the town
became sick and when this judge realised that he would not get
better, he sent me one hundred dinars and said that this
money was to make sure that his shroud was safe from me. I
agreed to this. Coincidently, he got well but then got sick later
on and died because of this second illness. I thought that the
money was for the first illness; therefore, I decided to dig his
grave and steal his shroud. There were signs of punishment
within the grave and the judge was sitting up in his grave. His
hair was scruffy and his eyes were red. I suddenly felt a great
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pain in my legs and someone placed his fingers inside my eyes
and I became blind instantly. He then said, “Oh slave of Allāĥ

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(Sharḥ-us-Ṣudūr, P180)
Punishment is even given in the stomach of wild
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Dear Islamic brothers! The punishment of the grave is indeed
true. The punishment of the grave is in actual fact the
punishment of Barzakh. The reason it is called ‘punishment of
the grave’ is because people are buried within graves. However,
whether a person is burnt, drowned, eaten by fishes, ripped to
shreds and eaten by wild animals in the jungle, eaten by worms
or even whether his ashes are thrown in the wind, he will be
either rewarded or punished.
The meaning of Barzakh
The literal meaning of Barzakh is “screen” or “cover”. The
period between death and the Day of Judgement is called
Barzakh. In Sūraĥ -tul-Mūminūn, verse 100, Allāĥ

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And in front of them is a barrier until the day when they shall be
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Whilst explaining this verse, Sayyidunā Mujāĥid
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The Punishment of the grave proven from the
Qurān
The punishment of the grave is proven from the Holy Qurān.
The Holy Qurān explains about the punishment within the
grave for those people who disobeyed Prophet Nūḥ
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And because of their wrong doings, they were drowned then made
to enter the Fire.
In relation to the fire which has been mentioned in this
Qurānic verse, it is stated that it is the fire within Barzakh.
This means the punishment of the grave which they would
experience. (Rūḥ-ul-Ma’ānī Part 29, P125, Dār Iḥyā-ut-Turāš-ul-‘Arabī
Beirut)
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Translation from Kanz-ul-Imān
The fire to which they are exposed, in the morning and evening,
and the day when the Hour shall come, it shall be ordered to cause
the people of Pharaoh to enter the most grievous punishment.
From this verse, the punishment of the grave is established and
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(severe punishment) means the punishment of
Hell which will occur on the Day of Judgment. The
punishment before this is the punishment of the grave. (Umda-
tul-Qārī, V6, P274, Dār-ul-Fikr Beirut Nuzĥa-tul-Qārī, V2, P862, Fareed
Book stall, Lahore)

Explaining the punishment of the grave, it is stated in Sūraĥ
Taūbaĥ, verse 101,

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We will soon punish them twice. Then they will be returned to a
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The disgrace of the Hypocrites
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them to leave the Masjid in this disgraceful manner was the
first punishment and the second punishment is the
punishment of the grave. (Tafsīr Ṭabarī. V6, P457, Dār-ul-Kutub-ul-
‘Ilmiyyaĥ, Beirut - Umda-tul-Qārī, V6, P274, Dār-ul-Fikr, Beirut – Nuzĥa-
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Punishment in the Grave as proven in the Ḥadīš
Sharīf
There are numerous Aḥādīš which prove the punishment
which is to occur in the grave. One Ḥadīš is being presented.
The Holy Prophet, the Leader of the Prophets
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Ṣadr-ush-Sharī’aĥ, Badr-ut-Ṭarīqaĥ, Allāmaĥ Muftī Amjad
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would refute the punishment in the grave.” (Baĥār-e-Sharī’at, Part
1, P57, Maktaba-tul-Madīnaĥ Karachi)
Why are we Worried and Concern?
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Yet, unfortunately, most of us are very far from the path of
piety and good deeds. Maybe it is because of this that many of
us are facing many difficulties. Some people are sick, some are
in debt, some have family problems, some have no livelihood,
some desire children and some complain about disobedient
children. In short, everyone is facing some type of problem.
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And whatever misfortune befalls you is due to what your own
hands earn; but he pardons much.
Dear Islamic Brothers! There is no doubt that the solution to
every problem in this world and the Hereafter is through
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The Blessings of Ṣalāĥ
The first Farḍ (compulsory act) of a Muslim is to perform his Ṣalāĥ.
However, sadly, our Masājid are empty. There is no doubt that
Ṣalāĥ is a pillar of Islam. Performing Ṣalāĥ is a means of pleasing
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protects a person from illness and disease. It is a means of getting
one’s Du’ās accepted. Its blessing increases the sustenance of a
person. It is light in the dark grave. It protects a person from the
punishment of the Hereafter. It is a key to Heaven. It enables a
person to cross the bridge of Ṣirāṭ safely. It protects against the fire
of Hell. It is coolness of the blessed eyes of the Holy Prophet

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Terrifying punishment for the one who does not
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becomes angry with the person who does not perform
his Ṣalāĥ. Whoever intentionally misses even one Ṣalāĥ, his name
is inscribed on the door of Hell. The grave will squeeze the person
who is lazy in praying Ṣalāĥ so much so, that his ribs would break
and interlock with each other. His grave will be filled with the fire
of Hell and he will be imprisoned by a terrible snake. On the
Day of Judgment, he will be treated severely.
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took me to the Holy land. I saw a person lying down and
standing by his head side was a man holding a rock. The
person standing took this rock and smashed the head of the
person lying down. Whenever the head smashed into pieces, it
returned to its original form and this continued. I then asked
the angels,
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go forward. After showing me other things, they said, “The
first person who you had seen (meaning the person who had
his head smashed) was that person who had learnt the Holy
Qurān and then left it. He was also in the habit of sleeping
during the time of Ṣalāĥ. This will be his punishment until the
Day of Judgment.” (Ṣaḥīḥ Bukhārī, V1 & 4, P467/425, Ḥadīš 1386, 7047)
Flames in the grave
The sister of a person died. After burying his sister and
returning home, he realised that his wallet had fallen in the
grave. He then returned to the grave and began digging so that
he could retrieve his wallet. He was shocked to see that the
grave of his sister was filled with flames. He immediately
covered the grave with soil and ran to his mother crying. He
asked his mother, “Oh beloved mother! What were the actions
of my sister?” She replied, “Why do you ask?” He then
explained what he had seen in the grave. When his mother
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heard this, she began to cry and said, “It is very unfortunate that
your sister used to be lazy in performing her Ṣalāĥ. She used to
perform her Ṣalāĥ after the time had elapsed.” (In other words, she
used to read Qaḍā) (Mukāshafa-tul-Qulūb, P189, Dār-ul-Kutub-ul-‘Ilmiyyaĥ,
Beirut)
Terrifying well
Dear Islamic Brothers! If this is the punishment for the one who
used to read her Ṣalāĥ after the time has elapsed, what will happen
to that person who never reads his Ṣalāĥ? Remember! Whoever
reads their Ṣalāĥ after the time elapses will be entitled to enter ‘


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(wail). Wail is a terrifying well found in Hell from which even Hell
seeks protection. Similarly, there is another valley in Hell called ‘



(ghī). This valley is extremely deep and within it, there is a
terrifying well called ‘
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(Ḥab Ḥab). When the fire of Hell
decreases, Allāĥ

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opens this specific well. Due to this, the fire of
Hell begins to rage again. This well is for those who do not perform
Ṣalāĥ, commit adultery, drink alcohol, take interest and those who
cause harm to their parents.” (Baĥār-e-Sharī’at, Part 3, P2, Maktaba-tul-
Madīnaĥ Karachi)
Command to enter Hell
It is reported that on the Day of Judgment, there will be a person
who Allāĥ

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will command to enter Hell. He will ask, “Oh Allāĥ

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will say, “Because
you read Ṣalāĥ after its time had elapsed and you took My
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Name when taking false oaths.” (Mukāshafa-tul-Qulūb, P189, Dār-ul-
Kutub-ul-‘Ilmiyyaĥ, Beirut)
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Scorpions the size of black Mules
It is said that there is a valley in Hell called ‘
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contains snakes which are as thick as the neck of camels. The
length of each snake is the distance of a month’s journey. When
this snake bites a person who had not performed his Ṣalāĥ, its
venom will remain active for 70 years. There is another valley in
Hell which is called ‘
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’ (Jabb-ul- Ḥuzn). In it, there are
scorpions the size of black mules. The scorpions have 70 stings
and each sting has a bag full of venom. When this scorpion stings
a person who has not read his Ṣalāĥ, its venom will invade the
entire body. The heat of its venom will last a thousand years. The
flesh will peel off the bones and pus will come out from his
private area. The people of hell will curse this person. (Qurraĥ-tul-
‘Uyyūn Ma’a Roūḍ-ul-Fāīq, P385 – Quetta)
Protect yourself from the company of the person who
does not perform his Ṣalāĥ
A’lā Ḥaḍrat Imām-e-Aĥl-e-Sunnat Maulānā Shāĥ Aḥmad Razā
Khān

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has advised about the dangers of missing
Ṣalāĥ and about staying away from the person who does not
perform his Ṣalāĥ. It is stated in Fatāwā-e-Razaviyyaĥ, V9,
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P158-159, “He who intentionally misses a single Ṣalāĥ becomes
entitled to remain in Hell for a thousand years as long as he
does not complete it and repents. If Muslims stay away from
him, do not speak to him, do not sit with him, then undoubtedly,
this person is entitled to this treatment. (Because the person
who ignores his Ṣalāĥ is a transgressor, we have been warned
to ignore his company and A’lā Ḥaḍrat
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Translation from Kanz-ul-Imān
And whatever they say, the devil (Satan) may make you forget to do
so, and then do not sit you after recollection with unjust people.

The easy method of Praying Qaḍā of a lifetime
Dear Islamic Brothers! Always perform Ṣalāĥ with the
congregation. Whoever has Ṣalāĥ which is outstanding; he
should sincerely seek repentance and then strive to complete
them. In connection with this, please read the following extract
taken from Malfūẓāt-e-A’lā Ḥaḍrat (P70-71):
Question: Ḥuḍūr! The activities of the world have occupied us
so much that everyday we make the intention of completing
our missed Ṣalāĥ during our lifetime, yet, we never seem to be
able to complete them. Can we perform it in this manner
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where we first read all the Fajr Ṣalāĥ we missed, then all the
Zaĥr Ṣalāĥ, then all the ‘AṢr Ṣalāĥ etc.? Is there any problem
in this? Also, I don’t even remember how many Ṣalāĥ I have
missed. What should I do under such circumstances?”
Answer: It is important to complete the missed Ṣalāĥ as quickly
as possible. One does not know when death would come. There
are only 20 Rak’āt in each day (2 Farḍ of Fajr, 4 Farḍ of Zaĥr, 4 Farḍ
of ‘AṢr, 3 Farḍ of Maghrib, 4 Farḍ of ‘Ishā and 3 Witr). What is the
difficulty in reading except during sunrise, sunset and midday (as
Sajdaĥ is Ḥarām within these times)? If one wishes, he may first
perform all the Fajr he has missed, followed by all the Zaĥr etc. or
he can read them in the order they come. He can estimate the
quantity of these Ṣalāĥ. Even if he reads more; there is no harm.
According to the strength of the person, he should read these
missed (Qaḍā) Ṣalāĥ as quickly as possible and not be lazy. If he
has outstanding Farḍ Ṣalāĥ, no Nafl is accepted. He should make
the intention that “I am performing the first Fajr missed” and
when he completes this, he should make the same intention
before reading the next Fajr Ṣalāĥ. (The completion of each Ṣalāĥ
makes the one after it the first Ṣalāĥ missed). The person who has
missed a lot of Ṣalāĥ can shorten the Ṣalāĥ. Instead of reciting
Sūraĥ Fātiḥaĥ in the 3
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and 4
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rak’at of the Farḍ of Zaĥr, ‘AṢr,
‘Ishā and the 3
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three
times (even if he recites it once, the Farḍ will be complete).He can
also recite the Tasbīḥ of Rukū’ (
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instead of the complete Durūd-e-
Ibrāĥīm. Instead of the complete Du’ā-e-Qunūt in Witr, he
can just say

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He is allowed to complete all of these 20
minutes after sunrise and 20 minutes before sunset. Before and
after this is not permissible. Whoever needs to read Qaḍā
Ṣalāĥ should do as secretly as it is not permissible to proclaim
and publicly display one’s sins. (In other words, he should not
make it obvious that he is reading Qaḍā Ṣalāĥ)
In connection with this, A’lā Ḥaḍrat
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is a person who needs to fulfil Qaḍā Ṣalāĥ for nearly thirty or
forty years and if he makes the intention that I am going to
perform these missed Ṣalāĥ tomorrow and will rest after this
and suddenly dies after a month or a day, Allāĥ

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in His
Infinite Mercy would consider all this person’s Ṣalāĥ as been
complete. Allāĥ

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says in Sūraĥ Nisā, verse 100,

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Translation from Kanz-ul-Imān
And whosoever goes forth from his home, as an emigrant for Allāĥ

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and His messenger and death overtakes him, then his reward
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Negligent Tailor
An Islamic brother recalls: During the time I used to work in
Punjab as a tailor, Allāĥ

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forbid, my actions were very bad.
I didn’t perform Ṣalāĥ, I would fight and argue nearly every
day, I would lie, backbite, break promises, get angry, swear,
steal, look at forbidden things, watch films and dramas, listen
to songs and music, harass girls who would walk past and
annoy my parents. Basically, I had many bad habits. After
getting fed up with my actions, my family sent me to Bāb-ul-
Madīnaĥ Karachi.
I started working in an office in Bāb-ul-Madīnaĥ Karachi.
Girls also used to work in the same office; therefore, my habits
became worse. I was such a bad person that at times I would
begin to hate myself. One day, I found out that my first cousin
was doing Dars-e-Niẓāmī in an institute of Da’wat-e-Islāmī called
Jāmi’aĥ-tul-Madīnaĥ. (Gulistān-e-Jawĥar, Karachi) When I went
to meet him, he met me in a warm and friendly manner and
through his personal efforts he invited me to the weekly Ijtimā’
of Da’wat-e-Islāmī which I accepted.
When I went to the Ijtimā’, someone presented me with the
booklets ‘Old worshipper’ and ‘Revelations of Shroud thieves’
which were published by Maktaba-tul-Madīnaĥ . When I read
these booklets, for the first time in my life, I came to the
realisation that I was wasting my life. I immediately repented
and made the intention of performing the five daily Ṣalāĥ in
the Masjid with Jamā’at. I also started attending the Thursday
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Ijtimā’ of Da’wat-e-Islāmī in the international Madanī Markaz
Faizān-e-Madīnaĥ every week. I also became a disciple of Ghoūš-
e-Pāk

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spiritual chain.

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a Madanī transformation took place
in my life. Through the personal efforts of my first cousin, I
also gained the privilege of travelling on Madanī Qāfilaĥ.

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with the blessings of the Lovers of the Prophet, I became
attached to the Madanī environment of Da’wat-e-Islāmī. At
the time of giving this testament, I became a student of Dars-e-
Niẓāmī. (‘Ālim course) May Allāĥ

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always save my Madanī
organisation Da’wat-e-Islāmī from the evil eye because it is
through the blessings of this organisation that a disgraceful
person like myself is now busy in gaining religious knowledge.
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Safeguard against Nightmares
An Islamic brother admits that he used to suffer from
nightmares. He says, “I joined the Madanī Qāfilaĥ of Da’wat-
e-Islāmī for 30 days.

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Qāfilaĥ, these nightmares stopped immediately. I was blessed
with the dream of the beautiful Prophet
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now I either dream of performing Ṣalāĥ or dream of reciting
the Holy Qurān.”
Dear Islamic Brothers! Reciting

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A Remedy for Appendicitis!

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community who have achieved guidance by travelling in the
Madanī Qāfilay of Da’wat-e-Islāmī. An Islamic brother from
Matrah (India) says, “I used to be a modern youngster. I used
to spend my time watching films and dramas. I happened to
listen to a cassette from Maktaba-tul-Madīnaĥ entitled “The
destructions of TV.”This completely changed me and I became
involved in the Madanī environment of Da’wat-e-Islāmī. I also
had an appendix problem and the doctors advised that I should
have an operation. I became very worried. After the individual
effort of an Islamic brother, I decided to join the Madanī Qāfilaĥ
for three days for the first time.

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Madanī Qāfilaĥ, my sickness disappeared without the need for
an operation.

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I became highly impressed with the
blessings of the Madanī Qāfilaĥ and have decided travel on
Madanī Qāfilaĥ every month for three days. I am also regular
in filling the Madanī In’āmāt card daily, and handing it to the
area Zimmadār every month. I am also regular with Ṣadā -e-
Madīnaĥ (waking Muslims for Ṣalāĥ-tul-Fajr) every morning.”

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