Hadhrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu)

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 …

March, 2017

  • 30 March

    Importance of a Guide

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: In matters of deen we need to have a guide. The Mashaayikh state that the one who does not have a guide for his deeni matters then Shaytaan will become his guide and lead him. When this happens then one will go astray. 

  • 23 March

    Enjoyment in the Zikr of Allah Ta’ala

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: When we keep Allah Ta‘ala before us and build an affinity with Him, we will experience such enjoyment which is unimaginable. There was a person who related that whenever he took the name of Allah Ta‘ala, he literally felt as if someone is …

  • 15 March

    Innovations in Deen

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: The only religion which has remained in its pure and original form is the religion of Islam. No other religion enjoys this privilege as with the passage of time people began to make additions and omissions into their religion. They added into their …

  • 9 March

    Muraaqabah and Pondering

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: We have to ponder (make muraaqabah) over the reality of things. An easy prescription for beginners is to ponder over the nature of life; we come from Allah Ta‘ala and we have to return to Him. We make such elaborate arrangements and preparations for …

February, 2017

  • 28 February

    Pondering over Jannat

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: We need to ponder over Jannat and its various bounties. However we should not stop at this point. Rather, we should continue further and think of ways of how we could reach Jannat. We are weak and cannot strive as we are supposed …