Tabligh, Ta’lim and Tazkiya

By  Haji Shakeel Ahmad
Translated by Dr Abu Tamim

The Tablighi Markaz at Banglawali Masjid, Nizamuddin

 ” Sabse pehle tablig mein nikla tablig mein nikal kar talab paida hoi, phir amal karne ke liye masaail sikhne ki zaroorat mahsoos hoi tu ulama se raabta kiya, phir jab Hazrat Maulana Abdul Haleem Sahab ke paas gaya tu pata chala ke apne andar dil ke marz hai jinka ilaaj karna zaroori hai.
Talab paida karne ke liye tablig hai aur amal karne ke liye masaail ki zaroorat hai tu ulama se puchna hoga, aur jab ye sab kaam karenge tu shaitan chood kar nahi jayega to dil ke ilaaj ke liye shaikh ki zaroorat hai is liye sabse pehle number par tablig hai ke talab na hogi to na ulama ke paas jayega na kisi shaikh ke paas.”

Translation:

First I went in Tabligh and going in Tabligh produced a desire [for din] in me. Then I felt a need for knowledge of masa’il in order to perform (good) deeds, so I connected myself with the scholars. Then when I went to Mawlana Abdul Haleem Saheb [Jaunpuri] I realized that I was suffering from diseases of the heart which needed to be treated.

So Tabligh is for creating desire for dinand then for practising Islam knowledge of masa’il is important and the ‘ulama have to be consulted and (even) after doing this, shaytan will not leave us alone so we need a shaykh for correcting our hearts. That is why Tabligh is number one because if there is no desire then one will neither go to the scholars nor to the shuyukh.

Related: Tabligh Instill the Realisation of Deen

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