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A’amaal (deeds) Taken from Mawaaiz-e-Hasana of Hadhrat Muhaddith-e-Deccan (May Allah SWT shower His Mercy on him)

Hadhrat Yahya bin Ma’az (May Allah SWT shower His Mercy on him) said: I am surprised at those people who deem “Mubah” deeds (i.e. Those deeds which are allowed. There is no reward nor punishment on those deeds) to be wrong for the virtuous (Saliheen) and do not consider their huge sins as wrong! They themselves are busy in backbiting, jealousy, showing off (riyakari), breaking promises etc. and do not repent; and they object on virtuous people wearing permissible (jayiz) clothes and eating Halal food.

Hadhrat Syed Abdullah (May Allah SWT shower His Mercy on him) says that I entreated and asked my Forefather (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam): O my father! Who among your relations is the closest to you? The Holy Prophet (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) said: Those who have thrown this world (dunya) behind their backs and keep the next world (aakhirah) before their eyes and meet Me in such a state that their record of deeds (name A’amaal) is clear of all sins.

Hadhrat Imam Ghazali (May Allah SWT shower His Mercy on him) says: Do not be happy on your praise, consider it to be bad in your heart and be mindful of your deeds and the thoughts crossing your mind and keep thinking that only Allah SWT knows how I am going to die (i.e. whether I will die a Muslim or not, “khaatma” in Urdu)

Hadhrat Saeed (May Allah SWT shower His Mercy on him) says: There is no virtuous, cultured, scholar who is free of all defects, but there are people whose defects should not be talked about. Because the person in whom there is more good than bad, the bad in that person is forgiven because of the good.

The person who believes in Allah SWT and accepts the Prophethood of the Holy Prophet (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) and did not stop there but did good deeds also, engaged in this Dunya also but were careful about the Aakhirah also. Did everything in this world but always remembered presenting before Allah SWT; when such people will getup from their graves, their good deeds will take beautiful faces and guide them. Their Iman will be the beauty of the Aakhirah. As per their status, the good deeds will become lights like the stars, moon, sun etc. and guide them through all the phases of the Qiyamah and take them near Jannah (heaven)

There is a stream near Jannah. Upon drinking from it all bad qualities like jealousy, revenge, spite etc. will be washed away. Their exterior and interior will be become pure and clean. In Jannah instead of calls of nature, sweat with musk-like fragrance will be released. Then another stream will be crossed. After bathing in this, faces will shine like the full moon, the body will become soft like satin and fragrant like musk.

When they go inside Jannah, they will see that through the Mercy of Allah SWT, streams are flowing. Apart from the famous streams like Kauthar, salsabeel, there are many other, the number of which only Allah SWT knows.

4 streams of honey, milk etc. will be flowing under the tree of Tooba (shajre tooba). Those are the reward for virtuous deeds.

There will be a stick in the hands of the people of Jannah. With only a gesture of that stick, they can take the streams wherever they want to.

Hadith: The Holy Prophet (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) said: Whoever gives a Muslim enough food and drink, Allah SWT keeps him 7 pits from the fire of Hell and between 2 every pits, there is a distance of 500 years of travel.

Hadhrat Hasan Basri (May Allah SWT shower His Mercy on him) said: Whatever a Muslim eats will be accounted for in Qiyamah (Day of Judgment) (i.e. we will have to answer for it), but no questions will be asked about the food given to a poor person (miskin).

Hadhrat Ali (May Allah SWT be well pleased with him) said: Giving some food to a poor person is better than freeing a slave.


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