Hadhrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu)

March, 2013

  • 20 March

    Refer to the Experts

    One has to be competent and have a high level of understanding to interpret the Qur’aan and Hadeeth. It is not the field of anyone and everyone. Some are geared and made for the field of hadeeth, and some for fiqh and interpreting the hadeeth. Such people are worthy of …

  • 13 March

    One Needs to Follow an Imaam

    The Arabs did not have the knowledge of heavenly and divine scriptures. Hence, when Nabi (sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) informed them of his nubuwwat, they sent a delegation to the Jews enquiring whether the rasuls (messengers) that had come before, were men or angels. The Jews replied that they were …

  • 6 March

    The Need for Correct Parenting

    Elders should assume responsibility and understand that they have a responsibility towards their juniors. Some people want their wives to become pious and righteous overnight, but they fail to realise how long it took them to correct themselves. On the other hand, there are some who are not worried at …

February, 2013

  • 27 February

    Man – the noblest of Allah Ta’ala’s creation

    Allah Ta`ala states in the Qur’aan Shareef: “Indeed We have honoured mankind.” Compared to the rest of the creation, man is unique in every aspect. Man has been created with a balance. He is a combination of bestial qualities as well as angelic qualities. However, in this entire equation, what …

  • 20 February

    Honour the Means of Receiving Favours

    The favours that we enjoy come to us via some means. Whatever type of favour it may be. Hence, it is necessary that we respect and honour the means through which we gain the favour. This is what Allah Ta’ala instructs in Qur’aan Shareef. It applies to all things of …

  • 13 February

    Da’wat and Sincerity

    A Muslim’s entire life is a dawat (invitation). This is not restricted to any situation; instead every action of his should be a dawat. Just as there are conditions for all other ibaadat and acts of worship, likewise there are conditions for inviting towards Islam. One should not adopt such …

  • 6 February

    A lengthy discussion with the Imaam of Musjidul Aqsa

    The Imaam of Musjidul Aqsa, Sheikh Ally Abbaasi (daamat barakaatuhu), once complained to Hadhrat Mufti Ebrahim Salajee (daamat barakaatuhu) about the pathetic condition of Palestine. He complained that in a recent protest against Israel, none of the Muslim countries supported them. Although they are surrounded by Muslims, the conditions only …

January, 2013

  • 30 January

    A Unique Feature of Baytul Muqaddas

    The lands of Shaam, Palestine and surrounding areas are lands of blessings. The Mi`raaj of Nabi (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) commenced from here. Allah Ta`ala Himself speaks of the blessings of this land in the Qur’aan: “We have blessed the lands around it.” Hadhrat Ebrahim (Alaihis Salaam) had moved from Iraq …

  • 2 January

    The Need to Seek Clarification for all Matters and the Importance of Observing Purdah

    Imaam Shaafi`ee (Rahmatullahi Alaih) is reported to have said that it is better to undergo temporary disgrace by asking a question than to remain ignorant. It is the system of Allah Ta’ala that there will always be two classes of people; those who know and those who don’t know. It …

December, 2012

  • 19 December

    Harms of Injustice

    The Hadeeth warns us that for every wrong a person will have to face the consequence of it in the hereafter. However, there are two such wrongs that their consequences befall a person in this very earthly life. One is disobedience to parents and the other is zulm (oppression). There …