Hadhrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu)

July, 2017

  • 18 July

    Showing Respect

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: Respect is a fundamental aspect in a person’s deen, without which a person lies in great danger. A salient feature in all our pious predecessors is that they always maintained a very high level of respect for their elders, as well as all …

  • 13 July

    Confession of Sins – An Act Greatly Loved by Allah Ta‘ala

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: Allah Ta‘ala loves the one who confesses his wrongs and mistakes. Our father Sayyiduna Adam (‘alaihis salaam) taught us this lesson. When he committed the mistake, he admitted his wrong and repeated the words “رَبَّنا ظَلَمنا أَنفُسَنا”. On the other hand, Shaytaan displayed arrogance …

  • 5 July

    The Benchmark of Imaan

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: Imaan is the foundation of a believer. When the foundation is firm, so too will be the structures erected upon it. There will always be a clash between the demands of imaan and the demands of people, the demands of occasions and gatherings …

June, 2017

  • 20 June

    Preserving the Blessings of Ramadhaan

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: Just as water brings about life, so too do the blessings of Ramadhaan bring life to the soul. Once it is stored in the soul, fulfilling the orders of Allah Ta‘ala in the remaining months of the year become easy. It is preserved …

  • 8 June

    The Essence of I’tikaaf

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: The purpose of I’tikaaf is to create mental seclusion with the Beloved (i.e. Allah Ta‘ala). This is the beginning of spiritual progress. The hadeeth says that before nubuwwat, seclusion was made beloved to Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam). The mind has to be completely …

May, 2017

  • 8 May

    Resisting Temptations

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: In this world, different types of temptations are put before us, such as women, wealth, peer pressure, etc. Allah Ta‘ala wants to see our loyalty to Him and our perseverance. This is the test of sabr and this is what Ramadhaan teaches us …

April, 2017

  • 27 April

    The Brilliant Lamp of Nubuwwat

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: Nabi (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) has been likened to a brilliant lamp (siraajam-muneera) in the Quraan instead of a shining sun. Various reasons have been given. Among them is that a lamp is something that is accessible and which man is familiar with. This …

  • 19 April

    Good Character

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: People have a misunderstanding of tasawwuf and therefore feel it to be difficult, whereas it is something which is manageable for every believer. One of the main aspects in tasawwuf is good character. Good character could be defined thus, “Conducting oneself in a …

  • 12 April

    Imitating the West in our Dressing

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: The hadeeth informs us that a person will be raised with those whom he loves. Therefore, it is imperative that our deepest love and true loyalty be for Nabi (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) and the Sahaabah (radhiyallahu ‘anhum). Their ways should find a special …

  • 5 April

    Jealousy and Taqwa

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: The first crime to be committed on the surface of the earth was jealousy. Qaabeel felt jealous of his brother Haabeel and murdered him. Haabeel explained to his brother that the criterion for divine acceptance is taqwa. Really, our prosperity as well as …