Besides Buzrugs of the same path Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi never held himself back from visiting and deriving the suhbat of Buzrugs of different Sufi Orders. [However, Hazrat Thanwi (Nawwarallahu Marqadahu) in later life warned against meeting all Buzrugs and sundry. “I pass on mashwarah to my friends that this is dangerous,” he said. Refer to Al-Ifaazaatul Yaumiyyah, V.6 p.238, Idaarah Taaleefaat-e-Ashrafiyyah print. And in his lecture, Taqleelul Ikhtilaat Ma’al Anaam Hazrat Thanwi thoroughly discouraged this practice. Refer to the lecture for all the details.] Hearing of a Saheb-e-Nazar [Buzrug with a strong spiritual state and powerful spiritual gaze] he would be restless to come to his service to gain spiritual grace. Towards this end he withstood the austerity of safar as well, on many occasions. This indicates his sincerity and impartiality. Hereunder we will reproduce details of meetings with some of these Buzrugs.
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On the authority of Abu Hurayrah Radiallahu Anhu, who said that the Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said:
Allah (mighty and sublime be He) said: Whosoever shows enmity to someone devoted to Me, I shall be at war with him. My servant draws not near to Me with anything more loved by Me than the religious duties I have enjoined upon him, and My servant continues to draw near to Me with supererogatory works so that I shall love him. When I love him I am his hearing with which he hears, his seeing with which he sees, his hand with which he strikes and his foot with which he walks. Were he to ask [something] of Me, I would surely give it to him, and were he to ask Me for refuge, I would surely grant him it. I do not hesitate about anything as much as I hesitate about [seizing] the soul of My faithful servant: he hates death and I hate hurting him.