Al Salamu 'Alaykum.Hadrat Mawlana Muhammad Yusuf Kandhalwi once said:
“In Muslims the custom and shape of deen is present. The aim of this Tableeghi struggle is that the spirit and reality of deen may come in them. Scattered parts of the deen are present in them. Our objective is that complete deen may come in them in its proper form and totality…”
Words and Reflections (Malfuzat Mawlana Muhammad Ilyas) by ‘Allama Muhammad Manzoor Nu’mani, translated into English by Hafiz Safwan Muhammad, Pg 28, footnote 1.
Mawlana Abu’l Kalam Azad (rah) said, “Everyone knows flaring up and bursting (into flames) like a bonfire but burning (incessantly) internally like an oven is something which very few know – and this was the quality of the Prophets (as).
Ibid, pg. 48, footnote 2.
“The veils of light are much thicker than the veils of darkness.”
Ibid, pg. 53. An old saying of the Ahl al-‘Ilm quoted by Hadratji Ilyas.
“Anyone who is bent on disgracing anyone other than himself, Allah wills to disgrace him.”
Hadrat Mawlana Muhammad Ilyas Kandhalwi (rah). Ibid pg. 100.
Once Hadrat (Mawlana Muhammad Ilyas) said, “…..Until your nights are not colored by the color of the nights of the Companions (Sahaba) the efforts you make in the day will not bring forth any color…..”
Ibid pg.118, footnote 1.