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The dog that dragged the lion
By:Badar US
Date: Monday, 29 October 2018, 5:14 pm

There was a great Saint by the name of Shaikh Ahmad Jaam (Radiallahu Ta’ala Anh) who used to travel on a lion wherever he went. In every city that he visited it was his habit to ask the people of the city to send one cow for his lion’s meal. One day he travelled to Baghdad, and sent one of his disciples to Huzoor Ghaus-e-Azam (Radiallahu Ta’ala Anh)

and commanded that a cow be sent to him, as a meal for his lion. The great Ghaus (Radiallahu Ta’ala Anh) was already aware of his coming and had already arranged for a cow to be kept for the lion. He sent one of his disciples with the cow to Shaikh Ahmad Jaam (Radiallahu Ta’ala Anh) and as the disciple took the cow with him, a weak and old stray dog which used to sit outside the home of Huzoor Ghaus-e-Azam (Radiallahu Ta’ala Anh) followed him. The disciple presented the cow to Shaikh Ahmad Jaam (Radiallahu Ta’ala Anh) who signalled to the lion to commence feeding. As the lion ran towards the cow, this weak old dog pounced on the lion. It caught the lion by its throat and killed it by tearing open its stomach.

The dog then dragged the lion and threw it before Huzoor Ghaus-e-Azam (Radiallahu Ta’ala Anh). On seeingthis, Shaikh Ahmad Jaam (Radiallahu Ta’ala Anh) humbled himself before the great Ghaus (Radiallahu Ta’ala Anh) and asked for forgiveness for his arrogant behaviour. This shows the strength of a weak old dog due to its Nisbath (connection) with the blessed stoop of Huzoor Ghaus-e-Azam (Radiallahu Ta’ala Anh). It also shows that even animals recognize and are loyal to the Awliya Allah.

May Allah Ta’ala grant us true love for Huzoor Ghaus-e-Azam (Radiallahu Ta’ala Anh) and may we, like the weak old dog, always be at the feet and service of Sultanul Awliya Hazrat Shaikh Sayyid Abdul Qadir Jilani Radiallahu Ta’ala Anhu, Ameen
Ref: http://www.123muslim.com/auliya-allah/10541-dog-gaus-azam-radi-allahu-anhu.html

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The dog that dragged the lion
Badar US -- Monday, 29 October 2018, 5:14 pm
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Dr Shabbir, Florida -- Monday, 29 October 2018, 8:07 pm