Aqeedah and Tawheed in Dawah Programme of Tablighi Jamaat NEGLECTED OR CENTRAL

Chapter 1
The Research Questions Discussed in this article has been divided into two Categories

 Category 1.  

Detail about Islamic Aqeedah (Ahle    Sunnat Wal Jamaat Aqeedah)

Category 2.

The Questions in relation with Tablighi Jamaat Dawah Effort and Aqeedah & Tawheed.

Category 1.

Detail about Islamic Aqeedah (Ahle    Sunnat Wal Jamaat Aqeedah)

It is an unfortunate but an open secret that a great majority* of Muslims all over the world has very little knowledge about Islamic Aqeedah.

(Among those who are not attending Madarsaas/Islamic Schools/Islamic universities. By an estimate in India only 4% of Muslims join Islamic institutions. Rest 96% either attends schools with no Islamic education or do not receive any education at all. )

        We became surprised and astonished that many of the Muslimsy  who are alleging on other individual/organization about wrong Aqeedah themselves not knowing the basics of Islamic Aqeedah. Some of them did even not know the Hadith of Jibraeel which entais the articles of Islamic faith.

       So it was considered of paramount importance to deal The Basics and detail about Islamic Aqeedah for the benefit of general Muslims.

Here if a question comes to your mind that Aqeedah of which group you are going to describe?

Then for your kind information we will describe the Aqeedah of Islam followed by Salafus salehin and not of any group/Individual.

Islamic Aqeedah is only one type that was followed by Salafus salehin and it is free from any confusion.It was there when none of the present groups were there and it will remain till the day of Qiyamah as Allah has promised so.

It will be described the under following headings.


1.                       Aqeedah Definition, its Meaning and Importance of Aqeedah in Islam.

2.                     The Source of Islamic Aqeedah

3.                     The Six Articles of Islamic Aqeedah (Faith/Islamic Creed)

4.                    Importance of Tawheed in Islam and Scholars classification of three category of Tawheed.

5.                     Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat Aqeedah in detail

 

Category 2.

The Questions in relation with Tablighi Jamaat Dawah Effort and Aqeedah & Tawheed.


1.               What is importance of Aqeedah and Tawheed in Dawah programme of Tablighi Jamaat?

2.             Does Tablighi Jamaat negelects  Tawheed in its Dawah Programme?

3.             Does Tablighi Jamaat not tell and believe on  , Tawhid Al-Uluhiyyah and Tawheed Asma o Sifat  ?

               (An allegation by Some Salafi* Brothers)

4.             Do  Tablighi Jamaat Brothers anything contrary to  Tawhid Al-Uluhiyyah and Tawheed Asma o Sifat

5.              Is Tablighi Jamaat are Grave Worshipper as alleged by Some ?

               (An allegation by Some Salafi* Brothers)

6.           Is Tablighi Jamaat  spreading shirk and Bidah.

            (An allegation by Some Salafi* Brothers)

7.            What is Tablighi Jamaat methodology to correct Bidats Practices and implied or clear Shirk on Graves of Aulia Allah, and Similar other Practices.

*1.Who are Salafis? (To whom we are referring here as Salafi?)
World Salafi has been derived from Salfussalehin and is a broad term and all those who will follow Quran and Sunnah as explained by Salfussalehin are salafi. And every Muslim should be salafi as we all should follow Quran and Sunnah as explained by Salfussalehin.With this correct definition all the Great Imams, Scholars, Muhaddith were Salafi. A great Majority of them were follower of one of four Imama of jurisprudence (eg Imam Haneefa, Shafaee,Malik,Ahmad Rahimullah).
        But there is a paradox. Majority of the Imams, Muhaddith, and Scholars were not salafi by definition of group salafi or in the manner the word salafi being used in last 4-5 decades.....
Although the use of word salafi to designate the true path or to call oneself/anyone as salafi is itself disputed and their is divergent opinion. The view of many including famous Speaker  Dr. zakir Naik is that it is not right to call themselves as Sunni/salafi/Hanafi/Shafaee/Hanbali/Maliki and he proves his view from quran and sunnah.He opines Rather we should call ourselves as Muslim only. In the words of Zakir Naik “we are first the Muslim and last the Muslim”.(And Allah knows the best.)
(Among present day people/organisation who are identified as word salafi, also many subgroups have come up as Dr. zakir Naik in one of his talk says which type of salafi you are? He named Qutubi,Sururi,Madkhali, Jamiat Ahle Hadith,Gurba Ahle Hadith, and so on.)

We would like to clear that what we mean from the word Salafi in this discussion, or who are being referred as Salafi in this article  

Here without going into all these above detail and criteria here with the word Salafi we are taking all those individual and groups who call themselves as Salafi or others know them as Salafi. So we have included even those person/scholars in this discussion who are not salafi even on minimum basic criteria. Although we donot consider them as Salafi/Ahle Hadith but as they claim and others believe so we are referring.
 So here we are not referring the true salafis as salafis rather all salafis including the false one.

THIS IS A RESEARCH ARTICLE TO FIND THE TRUTH AND NOT A REPLY TO ANYONE


Tablighi Jamaat elders has no media contact and they don’t involve in any groupism or Polemic debate. And they have a written policy of not to reply or counterattack for any allegation.
Maulana Inamul Hasan (R.A.)(died 1995) the former Amir of Tableeghi Jamaat has said."It is better that in case the objections and criticism if they are correct, rectify them .{No one is free from shortcomings} Whereas if they are wrong ,have patience (leave the matter to Allah)."

In the meantime some Muslim brothers started a propaganda campaign with the help of internet/you tube/TV Channels…..
1.   Tablighi Jamaat cares only about Aaaml e Saliha (Good deeds) but it doesnot care about Faith (Aqeedah).
2.   Some brothers claimed that their Faith (Aqeedah) is weak and Trust in the oneness of Allah (Tawheed) is weak.

Some good Muslims of good intention also joined this propaganda without checking the correctness of facts directly
They base their talk/article on some other Talks/article and donot check it correctness by this way the wrong information once started enters into a vicious cycle. This is violation of this Rule of our beloved prophet Muhammad  in Sahih Muslim.
‹‹كفى بالمرء كذبا أن يحدِّثَ بكلِّ ما سمع›› 
Sayyidina Abu Hurairah (RA) narrated that Sayyidina Rasul-ullah (Sallaho Alaihe Wassallam) said, "It is enough falsehood for a person to transmit everything he hears." [Muslim]

In this Article we will search the truth behind this matter.
As Allah pak says in Quran to verify the report reaching to you.

يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا إِنْ جَاءَكُمْ فَاسِقٌ بِنَبَإٍ فَتَبَيَّنُوا أَنْ تُصِيبُوا قَوْمًا بِجَهَالَةٍ فَتُصْبِحُوا عَلَى مَا فَعَلْتُمْ نَادِمِينَ (الحجرات:
[49:6] O you who believe, if a sinful person brings you a report, verify its correctness, lest you should harm a people out of ignorance, and then become remorseful on what you did.

 
Tablighi Jamaat aim objective is that each and every Muslim adopts the Islamic way in all aspects of life. They are doing effort to bring deen (the commands of Allah and path of Muhammad Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) in the life of all mankind to start with those who have already accepted Allah their lord and Muhammad as their massanger.


AQEEDAH MEANING?
There is no doubt that In deen the foremost thing is Aqeedah.
The Linguistic Meaning of Aqeedah: Literally, the word `aqidah is derived from the triconsonantal root"`A-Q-D", which means to tie or knot. al-Aqad, which is to 'tie something (firmly). 

Importance of Aqeedah in Islam: 
Correct Aqeeda is the most important thing in islam. It is the core and base of all action. It is the belief (Yaqeen) that gives the capability of good deeds. l It is what a person takes as a religion . It is said, if someone is having a good Aqeedah' meaning, have right beliefs. Aqeedah is an action of the heart, which is to believe and affirm something in the heart. It is also called as Iman or articles of Iman or Article of faith. and it has been called as article of faith.
Some Other Terms
Emaan/Imaan  (Faith) is Synonymous to Aqeedah
 Yaqeen   (Faith) is also sometimes used as synonymously.
 (Please dont go after terminology .Without any question on word aqeedah which is right term but it is also a fact that Aqeedah term has not been used in the quran and hadith,
 Actually Emaan is the term that has been used in the Hadith of Jibraeel that articulate the Islamic      faith.......
In the hadith of Gabriel in Bukhari , the Prophet explained the pillars of this faith in which every human must believe, when he was asked, "What is eemaan?", he said, "To believe in Allaah and His angels and His books and His messengers and the Last Day and predestination of good and evil."
(Sahih Bukhari)

TABLIGHI JAMAAT uses word Eemaan instead of word Aqeedah

Tablighi brother do not commonly use the word Aqeedah they use the word Emaan and Yaqeen (Faith). As described above Quran and Hadith has also used Word Eeman so there is nothing wrong  in the use of word Eeman


INVESTIGATION 1.
Does tablighi jamaat Ulema /Scholars talks about tawheed in emphatic way?
Tabligh is a mass movement and people of different Scholarly caliber and capabilities are in Tablighi Jamaat.

1.       In the background of Allegation of Neglect of Tawheed by some groups. We specifically listened some of the Lectures of elders of Tablighi Jamaat.
a.      Maulana Saad Kandhalvi (Markaz Nizamuddin Delhi)
b.      Maulan Ahmad Laat , (Markaz Nizamuddin Delhi)
c.       Maulana Ibraheem Dewla (Markaz Nizamuddin Delhi)
d.      Maulana Saeed Ahmad Makki Rahimullah (Long time lived in Saudi Arab)
e.      Haji Abdul Wahab (Pakistan)
f.         Maulana Tariq Jameel (Pakistan),
g.      Maulana Mustaqeem (U.P.,India)
h.      Maulana Hashim Quraishi (Banglore, India)
i.        Maulana Anas (Kerala India)
j.        Maulana Maqbool (Kerala India)
k.      Professor Nadir Ali Khan, of Aligarh Muslim University
l.        We also went through the compiled Books of lectures and sayings of Maulana Ilyas, Maulana Yusuf, Maulana Umar Palanpuri,Maulana Inamul Hasan Rahimullah
2.      These scholars were from different Background. Most of them were formal Aalim from Islamic Institutes. Some like Professor Nadir Ali Khan sb is not Aalim from any Madarsa but having vast knowledge of Quran and Hadith. His personal library has a number of Tafseer and Hadith Books.
3.    When Scholars and Ulema of Tablighi Jamaat Talk they quotes Ayats from Quran Ahadith and Life of Prophet to Explain Tawheed. their Main Content of their talk revolves around Tawheed Risalat and Akhirah, the tree main Pillars of Islamic Aqeedah.
4.      All these Scholars initiated their talk with Tawheed described and Explained Tawheed emphatically explaining Tawheed.
5.      In Some of their lectures Scholars like Maulan Saad Kandhalvi, Maulana Tariq Jameel has talked some 35-40 minutes explaining Tawheed quoting different Quran Ayats.
General Muslims Talk in Tabligh Gathering).
6.    General public may not quote relevant Quran Ayats and Ahadith for explaining Tawheed.
INVESTIGATION 2.
Does tablighi Worker (Non Scholar) talks tawheed ?

General Muslims of tablighi Jamaat while giving individual talk in meeting etc may not quote relevant Quran Ayats and Ahadith for explaining Tawheed.

Rather general public are not encouraged to quote Ayats because chances of mistakes are there and this mistake in deen is not permissible.

But they always emphasise Tawheed.

Some common Sentences/Phrases of General Muslims Talks and of their Routine Tabligh Gatherings are following

(You can check and confirm it by going in Jamaat or sitting in your mosque.)

a.   They say “Only Allah has power. No one other than Allah has ANY power All are creation. Allah is having all qualities that no creation has. No creation can help other than Allah. Only Alaah has to be called for any help”. 
b.    They always say Allah is the only master of benefit & loss
c.      They say “Only Allah is the master of all happening. If he wills to give benefit/ make successful all the powers and superpowers cannot prevent it”.
d.    They say “ They say “If Allah decides to keep in loss/make unsuccessful no creation any superpower, money,wealth  can save”.
e.     They say “We should have yaqeen (Faith) that unless Allah wills any human being, any relation, any position, any degree,any amount of wealth,  cannot help.
f.      They say “Allah can bring disgrace even in the presence of kingdom and wealth, and he can bring honour even in the state of dire poverty. Success is not in Kingship as Firaun (Pharao) failed in kingship, not in wealth as Qarun failed in wealth.”
g.     They say “A human's internal treasure is his yaqeen (Faith), and his a’mal (action); if his inner actions are good then Allah will create a state of inner success, even if material possession is totally      exhausted.
h.    They say “Whatever is made by Allah is under Allah’s power. He owns everything.
i.       They say “Allah can change shapes of everything by his power and he can change their qualities without changing their shapes.
j.        They say “He can change a stick into a snake and a snake into a stick. Similarly he controls everything whether land (kingdom) or wealth, electrical or gaseous. He uses these things as he likes.
k.    They say “He can bring about destruction from the means of creations and he can show creation from the means of destruction. He runs the system of sustenance. If he wishes he can sustain somebody in a barren desert without any source of material and he can spoil life even in the midst of plenty of materials.
l.       They say “Kalima La ilaha illallah demands a change of our faith and consequently change in our zazba, (thoughts, temperament), and our ways.
m.  They say “Our whole life should start and end with trust on Allah. We should not even remotely mix anything with oneness of Allah. Allah has no associate at all.
n.     They say the sentences like “by changing the yaqeen (faith) Allah has promised a paradise many times the size of this universe. Allah will subdue (bring under our control) all those materials from which we have changed our faith.”
o. They talk about Risalat of Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam and his way of Life. They emphasise that success is only in the way of prophet.
p. They talk about life after death explain it very extensively. The Aqeedah of Akhirat and life after death. They talk about the system of Allah power and his creation the angels.  
q.    They say “To acquire strong yaqeen (Faith) in our life. We have to invite (dawaah) others for this yaqeen. Explain the greatness of Allah and explain the kudrat (power) of Allah. To describe his rububiyat (the total sustenance and maintenance power) we will have to relate incidents from the lives of the prophets and companions.
r.    We will have to think about it in solitude and get this same yaqeen/strong Faith to enter in our heart, to which we gave dawaah in gatherings. That is the truth.
s.    And then we have to cry to Allah, beg him to grant us the reality of this yaqeen/strong Faith.

These all are Tawheed of most Emphatic term. After all these if someone says/makes allegation that Tablighi Jamaat are not describe Tawheed. It is not justified at all.
Then there is no answer except for waiting the day of judgment to see the claim of these groups. Day of judgement is not far. May Allah guide us. 
INVESTIGATION 3.
Tablighi Jamaat Stress on Six Qualities. What is Place of Emaan in it?
Tablighi Jamaat in its programme stress on six qualities to bring in our ife the. They do daily reminder about it
 These are
1.Emaan
2. Slat with Khushu and Khuzu(with sifat e Ihsan) 3.Knowledge and Remeberance of Allah
4.Ikram e Muslim (Right of all with special respect for Muslims)
5. Ikhlas e Niyat (Sincertity of Intention
 6. Dawat e Ilallah (Calling people towards Allah)
Out of Six Quality  the first is Emaan/Kalima  
Quotes From book Muslim Degeneration and its remeady that is read in Tablighi Jamaat.
 How it explain the importance of Emaan and strong faith (the Aqeedah).
(Below passage is  from chaptor Muslim Degeneration and its remeady page no 6-7)
“It is obvious from the above ayah of the Quran that the early generation of Muslims had attained that high position in life because of the purity and strength of their Eemaan (faith) and the excellence of their character.
As against this, the miserable condition of the present day Muslims is the result of weakness in their faith and character, the opposite of what their forefathers possessed.
Therefore, it will be right to say that today we are Muslims in name only!
In this connection, the true Messenger of Allah (Subhanahu wa Taala)
Mohammed (Sallallaho Alaihi wassallam), had prophesied. An era will come in the near future when Islam will exist merely in name and the Quran will exist merely in writing (Mishkat).
This is clearly applicable to the Muslims of the present time.
In these circumstances, the points which need urgent investigation are:
· As the level of Eeman, which can have the approval of Allah (Subhanahu wa Taala) and His Rasul (Sallallaho Alaihi wassallam) (and which will bring us spiritual and material advancement). is not to be seen anywhere,
what will be the means of acquiring that true faith and
what are the factors that have caused the destruction of that faithand with it the true life of Islam, from our midst?
A study of the Quran clearly reveals that the capacity to maintain the required level of the true faith of Islam, and the ultimate rise to honor and fame through it, are dependent on the fulfillment of a special task which has been so graciously assigned by Allah (Subhanahu wa Taala) to the Muslims alone

. It is for this that they have been given in the Quran the distinguished position of Khair al-umam (the best of all Ummah)


According to the faith of Islam, the main purpose behind the creation of this world was to establish and prove the holiness, the Oneness and the most supreme existence of Allah (Subhanahu wa Taala)and to reflect His unlimited powers and boundless attributes through man, who was to be guided by the light of true knowledge.
It was impossible for man to understand and utilize that knowledge without his first being purified of Godlessness and impurity, Only after that purification is he to be decorated with fine virtues, excellence of conduct and the eventual capacity to act righteously. It was for this purpose of brining about this purity and power in the ranks of mankind that thousands of Ambiya and Rasools had been deputed by Allah (Subhanahu wa Taala), Then, last in the series came the Sayyid ul Anbiyaa wal Mursaleen (the greatest of all the Ambiya), Mohammed (Sallallaho Alaihi wassallam)....................

 I am quoting from a book by a  Scholar on these Six qualities/points from portion of Eemaan.
(Six Points of Tabligh by Bilal MAlik Page no 5-6)
فَاعْلَمْ أَنَّهُ لاَ إِلَهَ إِلاَّ اللَّهُ وَاسْتَغْفِرْ لِذَنْبِكَ وَلِلْمُؤْمِنِينَ وَالْمُؤْمِنَاتِ وَاللَّهُ يَعْلَمُ مُتَقَلَّبَكُمْ وَمَثْوَاكُمْ (محمد: 19

“Allah        the    Exalted      has    said: So, be assured that there is no god but Allah, and seek forgiveness for your fault, and for (the faults of) the believing men and believing women. And Allah knows your moving from place to place and your permanent abode. (Qur’an, 47:19).
The purpose of this Kalima is two fold.  (i)That  one   achieves yaqin [certainty] of the fact that whatever happens,happens with the Will of Allah; that Allah is capable of doing – without any help whatsoever from creation – anything and everything. Thereby achieving certainty that the ghayr of Allah, that is all creation, cannot do anything without Allah’s Will. 

To become consciously aware of the fact that Allah is al-Musabbib al-asbab [the Cause of causes]. To be  certain that whatever is happening through a “cause” is not in reality originating from it, but rather, is happening only because Allah has willed it.
For example, water is dependant on the hukm [command] of Allah to quench thirst.
Also, to cure, medication is contingent on Allah’s hukm. Likewise, the human heart depends on the hukm of Allah to pulsate and nourish cells throughout the body. Similarly, without Allah commanding it to, the universe is devoid of any power or ability to exist.

This part of the purpose of the Kalima is known as “yaqinon ki tabdili” or the transformation of certainties [from al-khalq (the all creations) to al-Khaliq (the Creator Allah)]. 
And (ii) to bring about certainty in one’s heart that success – in both temporal and eternal worlds – is completely contingent on following the Blessed Way [Sunna] of the Messenger of Allah Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam for
Allah has said “Say” [O Muhammad Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam  to mankind]: “If ye love Allah, follow me; Allah will love you…”

This certainty must be supported by the yaqin that any way other than the Sunna of the Messenger of Allah Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam  is, and leads to, failure. Allah the Exalted has said, "Truly, you have in the Messenger of Allah a most beautiful example for whoever seeks Allah and the Last Day..." 5 This second part of the purpose of the Kalima is called “tariqon ki tabdili” or the transformation of ways.”




These quotations and above mentioned words clearly proves that Tablighi Jamaat is very much concerened about Tawheed and correct and strong faith on the oneness of Allah and on correct Aqeedah.




INVESTIGATION 4.
Does Tabligh elders (Leaders) remain concerned about the the importance of Eeman & Tawheed.

1. The revivalist of tableegh work in this form Moulana Muhammad Ilyas (Ramatullahi Alayhi) [d.1944] have said;
“I have not given any name to this effort. If I had to give this work/movement a name I would have given it the name TEHREEK E IMAAN “The MOVEMENT OF IMAAN”.


2. M.Muhammad Ilyas (Ramatullahi Alayhi) expressing his concern for the Ummat and the objectives of this work states;

“The example of Deen and Eeman (Aqeedah/Faith) is liken to a rose plant. Whole tree of Islam [deen] is a plant whose stems, leaves and flowers have all died and has lost its value. However, when effort was made on its roots, that is Eeman it again blossomed and was admired by    all.”

Maulana Ilyas said
“The object of this work is to create zeal & thirst in the hearts of those who have no zeal & thirst for Deen and its practices.
When this is created in them they will rush to the fountains of knowledge i.e. (to the Ulama, Madrasas and Khankas) to quench their thirst.”

“The actual aim of this work is to teach the Ummat everything with which Nabi (Sallallahu Alayhiwa Sallam) came with i.e. to get the Ummat attached a complete system of thought and practice of Islam”.

He writes in his letters

“The essence of Faith lies in Iman and Ihtisab. These are distinctly mentioned in respect, of many act. To ponder over the commandments relating to them, and, through it, to strengthen the awareness of the glory of the Lord and belief in the worldly and heavenly rewards and benefits promised on those deeds—that is the the inner understanding (Batin) of deen"

“In reality deeds are not the objective Rather compliance with Allah command with full reverence and taking it as a means to be closer to Allah is the goal. Realizing the importance of will and command of Allah and to devout in it is the target.

In one of his letter Maulana writes.

"We should observe all the duties of worship and remembrance of Allah with a full regard,faith and keeping eyes for the rules and proprieties and a complete reliance upon the promises made on them by Allah. It is a great thing to persuade ourselves to believe in those promises of Allah. Since it is related to the heart, it occupies the place of the heart in the design of worship, and spirituality is related to it."

With this element of Eeman and Ihtasab one can make his life precious. Even the Engagement of the worldly life, his daily routines and all these can become worship with the quality of correction of intention and remembrance of Allah promises.In the words of Maulana Ilyas.
“Allah has inculcated and bounded these with the firm belief and attachment of Kalima and to offer Salat with Khushu and Khuzuu (concentration aand devotion). These are two important chapters to reach on Ikhlas and Ihtasab. To engage in it will lead to the goal more easily compare to route of Nawafil. The high way route to achieve is through compliance on Faraez (Obligatory duties from Allah) the route through Nawafil is not that standard”
Maulana writes in one of his letter

“The propagation of Kalima of Allah and his Wahi (Divine message) and its efforts should be should only be for pleasing Allah with recognizing Allah as only doer and master (Maula). This effort should be accompanied with the intention of Tausha e Akhirat. (preparation of life after death) . The special endorsement of Allah is destined with this. And this VERSE ULAEKA YARJUNA RAHMATULLAH……..is not the only witness rather hundreds of Ayats are also there.”
"Striving for the glory of the Word of Allah and the propagation of the
Revelation should solely be done in the spirit of compliance with His Will and for winning His good pleasure and with the belief that it was going to be a provision for the Hereafter. The favor promised by the Lord is related to such a life alone, as is borne out by thousands of verses of the Quran like, Lo! Those who believe, and those who emigrate (for the sake of God) and strive in the way of Allah, these have
hope of Allah's mercy. Allah is Forgiving, Merciful. (II: 218).

Maulana writes in a letter.
“Only on the order of Allah and having full trust on Allah to put your all effort without much dependence on your experiences is the foundation of religion. As you will start and progress Allah will show the path and will enlighten you. And the benefit will be visible marked and apparent also. But when all will be visble and apparent the weight of effort with respect to Ajar o Sawab (incentive by Allah) will decrease. The example of Ghazwa of Badar (Battle of Badr) is very clear. There are more sacrifices after Badr but their reward is lesser compared to Badar and before it.
Second example is of Fateh Mecca (Makkah victory). It is clear in Surah Hadeed ……………la yas tawi ………

Those who are not aware of Full authority and power of Allah even if they do some Endeavour for deen always keep eyes on their resources and abilities. And rule from Allah is ………..Ana indazzanne abdi bee
Whatever you will be expecting from Allah he will give accordingly.
We the simpleton (Person lacking common sense) always have expectation proportional to our ability and effort and by this way decrease the benefit bestow and grant of Almighty Allah.
The actual way is to put your effort and strive with best of your ability and leave the final result with Allah keeping in mind his mercy La UZEEU AJRAL MUHSINEEN…………… and limitless power.

As far as putting your ability and resources are concerned it should be with full vigor so much so that people may call you jununi (over-enthusiastic/crazy).
In this path If you will yourself as worthless it is actually your survival and this will give you a sweet feeling. But people practicing all above are rare.”


Quotes from Letter of Hadhrat Maulana Muhammad Yusuf Khandhlavi

Dear respected and brothers
Assalamu 'alaykum wa rahmatullah wa barakatuhu
we hope and pray to Allah that you are well. Your letters regarding your Islamic efforts make me happy and a cause for strength. May Allah grant acceptance & progress. Aameen. [1]

Allah has kept the secret of total success of human beings upon the human's internal treasures, success and failure is another name for the human internal condition. Success and failure is not a name of external shapes and objects. Dignity and dishonour, happiness and problems, tranquillity and anxiety, health and disease, are human being's internal conditions. The improvement and deterioration of these conditions is not related to external shapes and materials. Allah can bring disgrace even in the presence of kingdom and wealth, and he can bring honour even in the state of dire poverty. A human's internal treasure is his yaqeen (Faith), and his a’mal (action); if his inner actions are good then Allah will create a state of inner success, even if material possession is totally exhausted. Allah is the creator and owner of everything and every being of this universe. He made everything with his own power. Everything has been created by Allah. He is the creator and he is not created. And whoever is created is incapable of creating. Whatever is made by Allah is under Allah’s. He owns everything. He uses everything and Allah can change shapes of everything by his power and he can change their qualities without changing their shapes. He can change a stick into a snake and a snake into a stick. Similarly he controls everything whether land (kingdom) or wealth, electrical or gaseous. He uses these things as he likes. He can bring about destruction from the means of creations and he can show creation from the means of destruction. He runs the system of sustenance. If he wishes he can sustain somebody in a barren desert without any source of material and he can spoil life even in the midst of plenty of materials. The prophet hadhrat Muhammad S.A.W brought many ways from Allah by which one can gain closeness with Allah and one can derive benefit directly from the power of Allah. When these ways are adopted in our life, Allah will grant success in every shape and condition. La ilaha illallah demands a change of our faith and zazba, (thoughts, temperament), and our ways. Just by changing the yaqeen (faith) Allah has promised a paradise many times the size of this universe. Allah will subdue (bring under our control) all those materials from which we have changed our faith.
To acquire this yaqeen in our life:
1. We have to invite (dawaah) others for this yaqeen. Explain the greatness of Allah and explain the kudrat (power) of Allah. To describe his Power (the total sustenance and maintenance power) we will have to relate incidents from the lives of the prophets and companions.
 2. We will have to think about it in solitude and get this same yaqeen to enter in our heart, to which we gave dawaah in gatherings. That is the truth.
3. And then we have to cry to Allah, beg him to grant us the reality of this yaqeen.





(Taken from books Ek Aham deeni dawat, Words and Reflections of Ml. Muhammad Ilyas and http://www.askimam.org/fatwa/fatwa.php?askid=978028c340c242e69aabd425027d7df9)
INVESTIGATION 5.
An Specific Allegation  About Neglect OF 3 Types Of Tawheed ?

Some Muslim make a claim that tablighi jamaat describe about Tawhid Ar-Rububiyyah but does not clearly tells separately about Tawhid Ar-Rububiyyah, Tawhid Al-Uluhiyyah and Tawheed Asma o Sifat .

Notes on Categorization classification of three Types of Tawheed
Ibn Abi Al Izz Al Damishqi (D 792 A.H.) in his Famous Sharah Aqeedatut Tahawi has classified it into two
1.            Tawheed-al-ilahiyyah
2.           Tawheed-ar-rububiyyah
Some Other Scholars has divided into three categories.
1.                  Tawheed ul-Uluhiyyah/Ibaadah 
2.                Tawheed-ar-rububiyyah
3.        Tawheed-al-Asmaat wa-Sifaat
Here It is to be clarified that ........
 This division of Tawheed into two/three is not from The Prophet of Allah or from Sahaba Karam.     Although meaning of all  is established from Quran and Hadith.
2.     
3.    2. These classification has been done by scholars for better and easy understanding purposeValidity of classification is accepted by Scholars.
4.     
5.    3. One must not get confused about there being three types/categories of Tawheed of Allah. Essentially all categories fall within the single term of Tawheed. Rather all the categories are all connected to Allah only Simple word Tawheed also encompass all these
6.     
4. Sahabas did not use these classification of 2-3 types of Tawheed  but their Tawheed was most strong.So it wrong to claim that anybody who does not use these terms his Emaan will be weak.

Ibn Abi Al Izz Al Damishqi (D 792 A.H.) in his Famous Sharah Aqeedatut Tahawi has classified it into two
1.   Tawheed-al-ilahiyyah, or the belief in the unity of God the oneness of His Godhead, that Allah alone is to be worshiped, and no one else is to be worshiped.and matters concerning to attributes of Allah .

2. Tawheed-ar-rububiyyah (the oneness of His Lordship), which states that Allah alone create everything; and hold everything.

Some Other Scholars has divided into three categories.
1.     Tawheed ul-Uluhiyyah/Ibaadah  (Tawheed of Worship)
Tawheed of Worship means that all acts of worship belong to Allah alone, and no one else. All acts of worship Ibadah are purely and sincerely for Allah, not for idols, not for any Prophet, not for any Aulia Allah ,not for the universe, not for anything except the one Allah.

2.     Tawheed-al-Rubbubiyyah   (Tawheed of Lordship)
Tawheed of Lordship means that you believe that there is only one  God, namely Allah, and that there are no other gods or goddesses. All form of Ibadah and Worship is only for Allah.It also means that all power, creation, and such things belong to Allah alone, for instance Allah alone is the creator of everything we see around us, and it is he who is in full control of them, and it is he who controls life and death and all such matters, and not anyone including our money/Position/ materialistic resources/worldpowers or any human or devine help other than Allah  else.


3.     Tawheed-al-Asmaat wa-Sifaat (Tawheed of Allah's names and Attributes).
Tawheed al-Asmaat wa-Sifaat is the Tawheed of Allah's unique and exclusive Names and Attributes, this means a Muslim affirms a Name of Allah, and affirms that this Name is unique and exclusive to Allah alone, not for anyone else, and not for anyone else to be named with.
For example one of Allah's names is the All Knowing, this Name is unique for him alone because Allah is the only one who is All Knowing, and perfect in his knowledge, there is no created being who has such an attribute. The same applies to all of Allah's names, they are unique for him alone, and not for others.

Discussion. 

It is true that General Muslims in Tablighi Jamaat in general do not use these term of Rububiyyah ,Al-Uluhiyyah and Asma o Sifat and the classification of three types of tawheed.

But They tells Tauheed in most emphatic term includes all three types and everything about tauheed. They don’t use the classification and term but they tell all about Tawheed. There Scholars like Maulana Saad, Maulan Ibraheem, Maulan Ahmad Laat, Maulana Mustqeem,Maulana Tariq Jameel  and uncountable other Ulemas at state level describe all about Tawheed without doing any classification or taking any name of types like Rububiyyah Uluhiyyah and Asma was Sifat.

 In Tabligh there are People of different caliber and Knowledge ranging from Mufti and Alim scholars like Mufti Mahmoodul Hassn, Maulana Yusuf kandhalvi and Maulana Saeed Ahmad Khan and Maulana Umar Palanpuri Rahimullah to  simple people who even learn Attahiyat and four Surah and start from Tajweed and kalima or may be learning reading Quran.
So depending on this their level of knowledge scholary talk and  refrence to quranic ayats and ahadith will certainly differ.

And this was  normal even at the time of  sahaba. Some Sahaba were very big Alim like Hazrat Abukar,Umar,Ali ,abdullah ibne massod,abdullah ibne abbas and others RAZIALLAH ANHUMA AJMAEEN  but MOST OTHER sahaba were ordinary muslim not Master of knowledge. Terminologies role is there but the faith and Emaan should be strong and correct that is foremost.

But What general Muslims of Tabligh say in talks Bayan with simple sentences and words also touch Full sphere of Tawheed. There common sentences are.

a.     They say “No one any creation any Human being can help other than Allah. If Allah decides to keep in loss/make unsuccessful no creation any superpower, money,wealth  can save”.
b.    They say “They say “Only Allah is the master of all happening. If he wills to give benefit/ make successful all the powers and superpowers cannot prevent it”.
c.     They say “We should have yaqeen (Faith) that unless Allah wills any human being, any relation, any position, any degree,any amount of wealth,  cannot help.
d.    They say “Allah can bring disgrace even in the presence of kingdom and wealth, and he can bring honour even in the state of dire poverty. Success is not in Kingship as Firaun (Pharao) failed in kingship, not in wealth as Qarun failed in wealth.”

They always talk referring about the power of Allah.
He is unique in his quality and that only Allah has to be prayed and worshiped.
 He is seeing everything. He is free from any help. All are his creation No one is like him. Help and benefit only Allah can give. So they donot use the term but they mention everything about it.


Fazilatus Sheikh Yusuf Malahi this treatise
“Islah Wal-Insaaf, La-Hadam Wala-Ait’saaf” 

Has Clarified this Point

Below is the Quetes from English Translation of his Arabic 
The sheikh write
“I say, indeed that sometimes Tableeghi Jamaat don't exclusively use the terms and point out that this is Rubobiyah and this Uluhiyyah but these people describe, explain and expound upon the intention behind them because sincerity of intention (and exclusion towards Allah (SWT)) is part of their principles and it is indeed Uluhiyyah and all matters should actions of the bondsmen should be exclusive towards Allah (SWT) and when you go out of them you will notice that their invocations and acts (of worship) don't extend beyond the bounds of Uluhiyyah and they are extremely desirous that their actions must conform to the sayings and actions of Sayyidina Rasul-ullah (Sallaho Alaihe Wassallam) and to deviate from it (at all).
[2:269] He gives wisdom to whom He wills...
Those who spend time with these Daees, becomes familiar with their circumstances, recognises their methodology, if not overcome with the desires of the Nafs and external factors and is desirous (to seek) the truth will witness many astonishing matters e.g. how Eemaan is strengthened and how people accept their words so his heart shouldn't have any doubt that Allah (SWT) has granted Hikamh in their Dawah. It is from wisdom that sincere intention should be made and some time should be spared from daily chores of life to seek the pleasure of Allah (SWT) and to seek permanent abode of the hereafter and to seek personal reformation (and that of others) and alongside it sincerely beg and beseech Allah (SWT) to grant us and the whole Ummah, guidance.
It doesn't mean that those going in the path of Allah (SWT) abandons his family and children or opposes the parents or disregards his livelihood but he organises his affairs just like a businessman or the one travelling (for medical treatment) arranges his program (when travelling).
There are (many) who are unfamiliar with this work even amongst practising Muslims and they look at this (going out) in astonishment and consider this an innovation in  religion and a waste of time, when in reality this is neither a waste of time nor an innovation.
In fact this (methodology) is based on wisdom which is necessary for the reformation of the believers because going out is hard against the Nafs because this work requires certain sacrifices which are to endure hardships by letting go of comforts and to separate oneself from family (and loved ones) and to endure the sacrifice of wealth, time and effort.
The purpose of this work is that the one going out in the path of Allah (SWT) should perform Jihad against his Nafs, Shaytaan and this world (Dunya) until this religion and hereafter becomes dearer to him and the pleasure of Allah (SWT) becomes foremost. Sayyidina Rasul-ullah (Sallaho Alaihe Wassallam) endured a lot of hardship during this (Dawah) trip to Taif, and 70 of his Qari companions who were sent to various Arab tribes for Dawah were murdered (by deception)”
The Quotes of sheikh ends here

INVESTIGATION 6.
Question: What is Tablighi Jamaat Stand on clear or implied Grave worship/ Shirk on the Graves of Aulia Allah, and Similar Practices.?

 The approach of Tablighi Jamaat from Quran and Hadith
Tablighi Jamaat adopt softness and conciliatory attitude with wisdom.
They
a.         Try to remove all Bidah ,Shirk from the society
b.        Are against grave worship in all forms
c.         Do Nahi Anil Munkar,
d.        Try to eradicate the sins,
with  the soft, lenient and conciliatory approach.
They have evidence for this soft approach in Quran and Hadith. They say that aim is correction not blame game on fellow Muslims. So try to bring Muslim away with positive Dawat of Tawheed. Make them understand to all muslims that biggest caller and Savior of Tawheed was our prophet Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam
(Note: Tablighi Jamaat is not telling that to be harsh on Shirk or bidats is wrong. Rather to be harsh is also an approach depending on situation and acceptability of person to be corrected.
TJ is not objecting interfering to those who want to be harsh.
Tablighi Jamaat methodology has very strong support in Quran and Hadith.
When Allah (SWT) sent Sayyidina Musa (AS) to Fir'aun he was commanded
فَقُولاَ لَهُ قَوْلاً لَيِّنًا لَعَلَّهُ يَتَذَكَّرُ أَوْ يَخْشَى (طه: 44
[[20:44] So speak to him in soft words. May be, he accepts the advice or fears (Allah).
(No Muslim group/Person is as bad as Firaun (Pharao) and no Daee/person who has come for correction is as good as Sayyidina Musa (AS) who was a prophet.)
And Allah (SWT) states:
ادْعُ إِلَى سَبِيلِ رَبِّكَ بِالْحِكْمَةِ وَالْمَوْعِظَةِ الْحَسَنَةِ وَجَادِلْهُمْ بِالَّتِي هِيَ أَحْسَنُ إِنَّ رَبَّكَ هُوَ أَعْلَمُ بِمَنْ ضَلَّ عَنْ سَبِيلِهِ وَهُوَ أَعْلَمُ بِالْمُهْتَدِينَ (النحل: 125). 
[16:125] Invite (people) to the way of your Lord with wisdom and good counsel. And argue with them in the best of manners... 

فَبِمَا رَحْمَةٍ مِنْ اللَّهِ لِنْتَ لَهُمْ وَلَوْ كُنْتَ فَظًّا غَلِيظَ الْقَلْبِ لاَنْفَضُّوا مِنْ حَوْلِكَ فَاعْفُ عَنْهُمْ وَاسْتَغْفِرْ لَهُمْ وَشَاوِرْهُمْ فِي الأَمْرِ فَإِذَا عَزَمْتَ فَتَوَكَّلْ عَلَى اللَّهِ إِنَّ اللَّهَ يُحِبُّ الْمُتَوَكِّلِينَ (آل عمران: 159). 
[3:159] So, (O Prophet) it is through mercy from Allah that you are gentle to them. Had you been rough and hard-hearted, they would have dispersed from around you...

Narrated by Aisha: Allah's Apostle (peace be upon him) said: Kindness is not to be found in anything but that it adds to its beauty and it is not withdrawn from anything but it makes it defective. [Muslim]
Maulana Umar Palanpuri Rahimullah of Markaz Nizamuddin has said that we don’t object to those who are adopting harsh Methodology against Bidat o Shirk. We simply say it is our Methodology against Bidat and Shirk.
Allah has opened the Hikmat on Ulema and Mashaikh and only Allah is the doer.)

This question about Methodology was asked When Maulana Umar Palanpuri met sheikh hammad ibne Muhammad al Ansari great Muhaddith of blessed city of Madeenah
in the presence of the top Scholars Shaykhs,the Fuqha jurist Great Ulema , the religious Qazis and Judges of Madeenah Munawwara Saudi Arab.
Before initiating his reply Maulana Umar told that
I am telling our methodology..... If it is wrong you are great scholars ....please suggest and we will change it as you will advice
Maulana  Umar Palanpuri Narrated his own Karguzari about how he worked and brought people from midst of grave worship from a famous grave of India.
And he described whole story of his own. He described in detail and the methodology wisdom and Hikmat adopted for this job….
After this Maulana Umar Palanpuri Rahimullah said to all scholars and Ulema this our methodology and …….. if it is wrong. You are Ulema and Fuqha Muhaddith please  correct us.
All the Ulemas of blessed city of Madeena started crying.
They said, Today Truth has been revealed and confusion cleared.

And Sheikh Hammad ibne Muhammad al Ansari told his student sheikh Khalilur Rahman that next time I will also accompany you in going in the path of Allah in Jamaat. His student sheikh Khalilur Rahman was an active dawah worker.
(Based on talk of Sheikh Khalil ur Rahman urdu  talk. This record was personally given to me by younger brother of Maulana Yusnus Planpuri Damat Barkatuhum Insha Allah will upload on net in near future.)


Fazilatus Sheikh Yusuf Malahi this treatise as “Islah Wal-Insaaf, La-Hadam Wala-Ait’saaf” has also clarified this Point Below is the Quetes from English Translation of his Arabic. Arabic article in on (http://www.binatiih.com/go/news.php?action=view&id=34&b24e67674e605aa79c36126ac8720f80............ English Translation taken with Jakallah from http://www.central-mosque.com/index.php/Civil/investigative-reports-findings-of-saudi-scholars-on-tableeghi-jamaat.html)
The sheikh write

It becomes apparent from the criticism (towards Tableeghi Jamaat) of our brothers that they think that the correct methodology for Dawah is the one based on harshness, strict measures and softness and conciliation shouldn't be adopted towards those (being invited) and they consider adopting softness and conciliatory attitude to be against wisdom and they expect everyone to agree with them and those who disagree are labelled to be as careless in forbidding the evil. We wish for such people to understand and accept the soft, lenient and conciliatory approach of their (Tableeghi) brothers because when Allah (SWT) sent Sayyidina Musa (AS) to Fir'aun he was commanded:
[[20:44] So speak to him in soft words. May be, he accepts the advice or fears (Allah).
And Allah (SWT) states:
[16:125] Invite (people) to the way of your Lord with wisdom and good counsel. And argue with them in the best of manners...
[3:159] So, (O Prophet) it is through mercy from Allah that you are gentle to them. Had you been rough and hard-hearted, they would have dispersed from around you...
Narrated by Aisha: Allah's Apostle (peace be upon him) said: Kindness is not to be found in anything but that it adds to its beauty and it is not withdrawn from anything but it makes it defective. [Muslim]
To summarize and to conclude we say about Tablighi Jamaat Methodology against Bidat Shirk and for doing Nahi Anil Munkar.
1.     All Muslims are our brothers/sisters and we will reach to them with love passion....This was the method of our beloved prophet Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam.)
2.     Tablighi Jamaat Methodology is based on “our aim is correction and not the talk/criticism/blame game of fellow Muslim Brother.”
3.     They try to bring every one with positive Dawat of Tawheed and Risalt o Akhirat towards the way of Allah.
4.     They convince to make  understand all muslims that biggest caller and Savior of Tawheed was our beloved prophet Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam .So those who love prophet most their tawheed should be most strong.And those whose Tawheed is strong their love for prophet should be most as explained in Hadith of Bukhari. (Related with Hazrat Umar R.A.)
5.     Similarly They explain that all the Aulia Allah were the caller of Tawheed and were against any type of Bidat and Shirk or Bidah practices at Graves. Just name any Aulia Allah e.g.Hazrat Abdul Qadir Jeelani Rahimullah,Imam Hasan Basri, Hazrat Ahmad sarhindi (Mujaddid Al Fasani Rahmatullah)  Moinuddin Chishti Rahimullah,and Nizamuddin Aulia Rahimullah Bkhtiyar Kaki Rahmatullah, Sharfuddin Yahya Maneri Rahimullah 

INVESTIGATION 7.
What is the result of this method?
Results from India Pakistan Bangladesh proofs that it is a successful and time tested method.
1.                  It is as evident as sun that And uncountable Muslims and places left the Bidat and shirk through this method of Tablighi Jamaat.
2.                It is common observation in India pakistan and Bangladesh that where Tabligh work is strong Bidats and bidats practices at Aulia Allah Grave is weak and vice versa.
3.                So Tabligh wants business and correction and not the talk and criticism of fellow muslims
4.                Should I not tell that the family of writer of these lines was also involved in these Riyuals But Alhamdulillah as
Results proofs that it is a successful method.And uncountable people and places left the Bidat and shirk through this method.It is an observation in India pakistan and Bangladesh that where tabligh work is strong Grave worship is weak and vice versa.So Tabligh wants business and not the talk and criticism of fellow muslims without any purpose being solved.) AIM IS CORRECTION NOT CRITICISM 
 INVESTIGATION 8.
 Whether Any Muslims after going in the path of Allah with Tablighi Jamaat has started doing shirk?

After much search we could not find anyone. So if they are telling/ making this claim that means they must have information about such person .
 So our request is that if you know any person who has gone in Tablighi Jamaat and has started doing shirk,or any bidat or rituals leading to shirk.please write Name and Address and detail of these persons in comment. or at ittehadummat@gmail.com 
INVESTIGATION 9.
Allegation of grave worship on Tablighi Jamaat

 .......................Group/so called scholar of that group is claiming that Tablighi Jamaat is Grave worshipper. And Tablighi jamaat is spreading shirk.

Wallah !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

If you will ask how it is ????????????????

They will reply
"Do you not know that the grave of the founder of this jamaa’ah is inside of  masjid?"

Yes ,I know that the prophet Hazrat Mohammed (sallallahu alaihi wasallam) grave is also inside of prophet  mosque in Madeena.
And Hazrat Abu Bakar and Hazrat Umar grave is also there.

There are two different things

1. Mosque

2. Mosque Compound

Mosque compound may have toilets,bath rooms,car parking ,kitchen etc.................

In Markaz nazamuddin mosque compound so many things............2-3 Big Ablution pound..............Hundreds of Toilets .............Hundreds of Bath Room..............Space for Kitchen, Store room...............There also on a rear end graves of Maulana Ilyas and some other people.

These graves was actually away from masjid and outside the compound.
But because place was not sufficient the masjid compound was extended and the graves came in the masjid compound. But not in Masjid.

 the position of grave  is completely outside area where masjid is located. it is present in the extreme back corner of compound. 

Even in Masjide Nabvi there are graves of proiphet and Khulfa e Rashedin. 
The Messenger Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) and his two companions [Abu Bakr and ‘Umar] (may Allaah be pleased with them) were not buried in the mosque,

rather they were buried in the house of ‘Aa’ishah,Raziallahu Anha but when the mosque was expanded the room was incorporated into the mosque compound, at the end of the first century AH.

This action does not come under the ruling of burial in the mosque, because the Messenger  (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) and his two companions were not moved to the land of the mosque, rather the room in which they are buried was incorporated into the mosque compound because of the expansion.

Situation of graves in Nizamuddin is very less compared to Masjid e Nabwi
..................It is one of the rear end on east side in a closed room that remain closed....................for  24*7 and 365 days....................................

No one even cares or know about graves it is a closed walled. Even if you remain there for days you may not see/aware with them.....................

Insheikh Muhammad Jihani video talk one Aalim has rightly said that we tell people not to ask from Graves the Tablighi people say not even to ask from live people .......Wallah........
talk Available on this link 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=6Jqjg9LrJhQ

Those Bdnaseeb (Unfortunate) People accuse Tableegh of grave worship give this as example of grave worship....................

They have actually......................................become Blind in their attempt to malign...................the blessed work of Dawah and Tabligh................

Probably Allah has made them Blind and Only he can correct them.  Actually for these people no answer should be given..............................
 ...............Allah knows everything and he is supreme

We should be fearful from Allah for his Anger and should seek his pleasure rather pleasure of any group/personality.


SOME MORE INVESTIGATION TO COME INSHA ALLAH.............
 JAZAKALLAH

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Assalm o Alaikum
PROPHET MUHAMMAD ﷺ MODEL OF TECHING LEARNING AND PRACTICING DEEN FOR GENERAL MUSLIM WHO CANNOT JOIN FORMAL MADARSAS (95% may be rickshaw puller or doctor engineer) WITH THE ACTIVE CO-OPERATION OF ULEMA AND MADARSA
Translation of Faisal Award winner sheikh Abul Hasan Ali Nadvi urdu book
"Everyone knows that Prophet was descended in Arab nation who was ignorant and unmannered to the deepest level. Almost all were illiterate. The Holy Quran has mentioned the arab nation as The illiterate
هُوَ الَّذِي بَعَثَ فِي الأُمِّيِّينَ رَسُولاً مِنْهُم
He is the One who raised amidst the unlettered people a messenger, Not only they were illiterate but were deep filled in the worst kind of social economic disarray. وَإِنْ كَانُوا مِنْ قَبْلُ لَفِي ضَلاَلٍ مُبِينٍ وَكُنْتُمْ عَلَى شَفَا حُفْرَةٍ مِنْ النَّارِ While they were earlier in open error. You were at the brink of a pit of Fire
Prophet Approach for education and Nurturing
The first thing infused by prophet was to make them eager, keen and passionate for Deen and the knowledge of deen. Everyone was keen to learn the required Ilm for guidance. And those who has learned something considered it obligatory to teach others the same.
Mutaharrak and Amli Darsgah (Prophet established Practical and Kinetic seats of learning)
Right from Beginning Prophet made a system with the foundation principles as
Knowledge with Practice (Ilm ke saath Amal)
Practice based on Knowledge (Amaal ke saath Ilm)
Learning with teaching (Taleem with TAALLUM)
The whole Islamic society was a practical kinetic (Mobile) seat of learning (Madarsa) in which everyone was seeker for himself (Taalib) and teacher for others. The lessons of this School were not used to be reinforced alone rather by interdependence i.e. trying to memorize others and in conveying deen to others This teaching used to get imprinted on heart rather than only tongue.
To be precise lets understand that their lessons of swimming not to take on dry classes rather in in the river of life. It is very clear from Quran and Hadith that following is a parts and parcel of a Muslim life.
1. To learn deen for oneself and to practice it in life.
2. To Teach deen (Islamic Knowledge and Practice) to others
3. Encouraging for good and advising to stop from bad
4. Striving for the Spread and Propagation of deen. These all should be parts of a Muslim life.
In the era of prophet and early generation of Muslim people of all walk of life i.e Farmers businessman rich or poor used to spare some time for learning and teaching deen.
Temporary Migration Motivation and Striving for deen
7. The migration and motivation, movement and striving for deen has to be revived. It is the fundamental structure of Islamic knowledge and service of prphet era, that structure has to be replicated and revived.
8. Muslims should be encouraged to migrate temporarily (leave engagements for a short period). In this short period they should be provided with a practical religious environment following Sunnah and Shariat. This environment will make them familiar with a religious life to adopt.
9. This basic skeleton of this environment will be built by accompanying fellows and further cemented by their effort to motivate other people of the area where they have gone and stationed.
Migration and Motivation will be three way Process
a. Between each member of the group through a bidirectional process. (In group some will be more knowlagable and some less they will learn knowledge and qualities from each other Wa Tawanu Alal birre wattaqwa.
b. It will also motivate the people of the area where they have gone to learn deen and for service of deen. By this way it will become a chain and will bring revolution in Whole ummat.
On the above mentioned points Maulana Ilyas has called each section of the Muslim Ummah to temporary leave their busy engagements for a short period of time and to utilize time for teaching and learning in a religious environment.”
For this co-operation of all Muslims are solicited in effort of Dawat o Tabligh.