Hadhrat Mufti Taqi Usmani has mentioned that his honorable father had explained to them that when we look at events affecting us, we tend to misread the event. We take it in a negative light and focus on the downside of things. However, the spirit of a Believer is that we should try to look at conditions positively and focus on the opportunities and favours that are present and accessible.
Coronavirus & the teachings of the ‘Sufis’
Shaykhul Islam Hadhrat Mufti Taqi Usmani damat barakatuhu has recently tweeted that one the most effective remedies of protection from the coronavirus, especially for those who have not been infected is to make abundant Shukr (gratitude). Gratitude draws the mercy of Allah Ta'ala and Allah Ta'ala loves gratitude. Health is a great blessing. To protect and preserve this great favour is important. Therefore develop the habit of being grateful.
Suppressing the ego is the essence of a Muslim’s life
If the entire purpose of Shariah, the essence of Islamic law and life has to be condensed in one statement, that statement would be – to suppress and tame the ego.