Saturday, August 28, 2010

Site Review : Khanqah Imdadia Ashrafia

Khanqah Imdadia Ashrafia is the website for dissemination of the teachings of Hazrat Hakim Mohammed Akhtar Sahab, may Allah provide us the blessings of his presence for a long time to come. Hakim Akhtar Sahab (DB) shares more than one spiritual guides with Hazrat Shaikh (DB). After the booklets by Shah Hardoi (RA) these are the books and booklets by Hakim Akhtar Sahab (DB) that are most common in circulation around Hazrat Shaikh (DB). The Urdu couplet of Hakim Akhtar Sahab (DB) that adores the header of the website under review also adores the clinic of Hazrat Shaikh (DB).

Technically the website is quite accomplished including several live pod casts of the sittings (majalis) Hazrat Hakim Akhtar Sahab (DB). Those people who can not be present in the sittings of the Elders should take it as special blessing and Grace from Allah Almighty. It almost gives the feeling of being present in the sitting. There is an archive of the audio recordings of the sittings (majalis).

Apart from the regular features of a web page there is blog also and a gadget to ask Hazrat Hakim Sahab(DB) about your spiritual matters.

A very fulfilling site.

SAYING: In the late morning sitting (majlis) Hazrat Hakim Akhtar Sahab(DB) told many soothing things. Few of them are repeated here.

(1) We should not call the angels pious (muttaqi). Pious is that person, a man or a djinn, who has the ability to commit a sin but does not do so. Angels do not have the ability to commit sins. They are innocent and that is what they should be called-innocent (masoom).

(2) To day we commit sins like covering ankles with upper garment or cutting our beards and say that I have no problem with it. Is it a small trouble that Allah is angry with you? Allah does not slap us or make our nose flat when we commit sins. Why? When a king attacks another kingdom he does not focus of the police of that kingdom but on the king. King of body is heart and when we commit sins Allah Almighty fills our heart with tension, trouble and problem.

(3) To Hazrat Lot(AS) Allah Almighty sent three angels in garb of attractive youth. Out of four angels the angel of death was not there. Why? Allah Almighty did not intend to give them death directly but torment (azaab). We must try to imagine how angry Allah Almighty was at their sodomy.