of courtesy in the business provides guarantee for its promotion. So as a
businessman you have to assume several responsibilities:
purvey the goods of better and better quality, and not to dispose to others the
poor quality, with which you too are not satisfied.
earn the confidence of your customers with your conduct so that they may regard
you as their well-wisher and have a good impression about you, and repose their
full confidence in you that they will never be cheated by your shop or
offer the exact and perfect suggestion to a customer who consults you though at
the cost of your loss.
be highly punctual in opening the shop and to occupy the chair quite patiently.
The early quest for provision, after performing the necessary prayers and
duties, invokes all the divine benedictions.
fully involve yourself and your employees in your business and give them their
rights openheartedly. as they are your organs in the promotion of your
business, and deal with them quite complacently.
to apply undue pressure over the borrowers while he is in financial strait,
because our Prophet (P.B.U.H.) has said:
"One who alleviate any agony from any Muslim,
Allah shall alleviate from him his agonies on the Dooms Day".
be very particular in weighing and measuring i.e. to adopt the utmost honesty
while you weigh to others or from others. Allah says :
"Evil will be for the defrauders who when
they are measured they take upto the mark. But when they measure or weigh for
them they incur to them loss. Do they not think that they are to be resurrected
for a drastic Day, the Day When all the people shall stand before the Lord of
is narrated by Anas Bin Malik (R.A.) " that an Ansari follower came to
Prophet (P.B.U.H.) asking him for some thing. He (P.B.U.H) questioned: Have you
left any thing in your house The follower replied, Yes: a rough cloth, some of
which is to be put on, and some of which is to be floored with, and a bowl in
which we drink water. The prophet (P.B.U.H.) ordered him to bring them forth.
He complied with. The Prophet auctioned both the objects in two dirhams and
ordered him to go to his house with some edibles, purchased by one Dirham and
to return to him with an axe, purchased by another one. He did and Prophet
(P.B.U.H.) fixed with the axe a wooden butt and told : Go and cut woods : I am
not to see your face for (15) days. He began to cut the woods and make of
business of them and thus he got (10) Dirhams. He returned to the Prophet
(P.B.U.H.) with this income so He told: purchase food with some amount and
clothes with some amount. This is better for you than to be resurrected while
the begging is etched in your face.
our Prophet was asked: Which earning is best? He (P.B.U.H.) told: The Work of
the man with his own hand and each valid business.
compliance with this Tradition, we should conduct our business, standing firmly
on our religious grounds, and Promote our business with truth and certitude,
and not indulge in false oath to dispose off our goods or to impress the
customers. Our Prophet (P.B.U.H. ) told:
There are three persons to whom Allah
will neither talk nor look at, nor purify, and they will be prey to drastic
torment. Among three the Prophet (P.B.U.H.) counted the person who
commercialize his goods with false oath."
Prophet (P.B.U.H.) also said:
"A true and devout businessman will be among
Messengers, the veracious persons and the Martyrs."
KHWAJA SHAMS-UD-DEEN AZEEMI
IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, THE MERCIFUL, THE BENEVOLENT
Dedicated to those scientists, who are inching towards the cognizance of the facts, spotlighted by Allah Almighty, in the wake of their intelligent observation for the top vertex of scientific achievement, which is not other than the "Disastrous end of the Universe". And this is probably during 15th century of Lunar calendar.