Say: shall We inform you who will be the greatest losers by their works? Those whose effort goes astray in the life of the world, and yet they reckon that they do good work. Those are they who disbelieve in the revelations of their Lord and in the meeting with Him. Therefore, their works are vain, and on the Day of Resurrection We assign no weight to them. That is their reward: hell, because they disbelieved, and made a jest of Our revelations and Our messengers (18:103-104-105-106)
Truly, it is a matter of making a jest on Allah Almighty and His Messengers by presenting fake and untruthful actions in the True Court of that Real Exchanger and hoping for the return and reward for these from Allah Almighty. A poet has said well:
Hajj of the House of Allah is a great Amal. If it is done keeping all conditions and right manners, with a Halaal earning for this purpose, with pure intention and intent only for winning the pleasure of Allah (Loja Allah), and performance of Allah's set Obligations should only be for winning Allah's gladness, happiness and for showing a respect and honor for the ways of Allah. If Hajj is performed in this way, verily, all shortcomings that have been on the account of person concerning paying Allah's rights are forgiven. For example, those Prayers and the Fasts of Ramadan, which were missed and died by a person, these are forgiven and written off. Since one Assalaat of the House of Allah bears a degree equivalent to One Hundred Thousand Assalaat and one Fast kept there is equal to One Hundred Thousand Fasts. However, the Rights due to People are not forgiven in any way through performing Hajj even if a person offers Hajj every year. Thus if you have illegally taken a penny of other person's share or you have inflicted a person for no due reason or aggrieved him or you have insulted him or dishonored him in anyway.
Such are the things, which are not forgiven at all as long as you do not pay the rightful back or get this forgiven by him even if you offer Hajj for all your life!
Whenever the Noble Prophet Sal Allahu Alaihe Wa Aa-lehee Wa-sallam offered the Funeral Assalaat of his Companion, before starting the Funeral Assalaat (Namaaz e Janaza) of that Companion, he used to enquire from people if that person owed money to any one in debt and as long as his debt was not paid (of forgiven by the claimant), he did not lead his Assalaat Congregation. Here you can well imagine that how much vitally important are the Rights due to People. There are many people of world who offer Hajj as a custom and formality. That is why, their conduct (and ethics) and habits become worse when they return and the fire of the demand of Dunya (World) and cupidity flares with more intensity and heat. From this, it becomes clear that the Hajj of these people are just formal and customary which do not meet the degree of Acceptance. People come after spending thousands of Rupees on superficial Hajj offered to show off. However, a Muslim is dying with hunger in their neighborhood but they cannot take courage to give his a morsel or a Rupees as Hasbatan Lillah. We now describe hereunder an account of a most Accepted Hajj in the world and finish this discussion:
In the book 'Tazkira Tul Aulia', Abdullah Bin Mubarak Rahmatu-Allahe Ta-aala Alaihe has been remembered. Once he went for Hajj. When the Hajj was over and it was the last night, this sage really saw two Angels descended from heavens and sat on the roof of the Khana-e-Kaba. One Angel asked the other Angel 'how many pilgrims have come this year for Hajj?' The second angel, who has been designated this duty and was responsible for the checking the details of the accounts of the Sawaab of the Hajis said 'this year ??.. number of Hajis have come to perform Hajj'. The first Angel asked again 'who is him who has come on first position in performing Hajj this year?' the second appointed and the relevant Angel replied 'this year a person namely Ali, son of Mofiq of Damascus city who lives in ???.. street of Damascus, his Hajj has become so much Accepted and Accredited that if the Sawaab of his Hajj is distributed amongst all those who have come for Hajj this year, they can be forgiven all together!'
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