Tag Archives: Malfoozaat

February, 2018

  • 22 February

    Assigning the Affair to Allah Ta‘ala after Adopting the Means

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: A great lesson that we learn from the lives of the pious of the past was that they would adopt the necessary means for their work and thereafter they would assign their affair to Allah Ta‘ala. On the other hand, we adopt all …

  • 19 February

    Salaah – The Pillar of Deen

    Hazrat Moulana Muhammad Ilyaas (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: In the mubaarak Hadith of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam), salaah is referred to as the ‘pillar of deen’. The reason for salaah being called the pillar of deen is that all the other aspects of a person’s deen depend on his salaah …

  • 15 February

    Imaan – The Recipe to Happiness and Joy

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: All acts of ‘ibaadat are branches of Imaan. Without Imaan, there is no reward for any act irrespective of the quantity. Among these ‘ibaadaat are those whose rewards are recurring. For example, the growing of a beard. For as long as a person …

  • 12 February

    The benefit of recording a transaction or asking for a receipt when dealing

    Once, Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi alaihi) mentioned that a well-known proverb in the Arabic language is: “Live like brothers but deal like strangers” Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi alaihi) thereafter explained: There are many advantages and benefits through one adopting clarity and system in one’s dealings. Whether …

  • 10 February

    Discussing the Lives of our Akaabir

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: It is important for us to discuss the lives of our Akaabir. Through discussing the lives of our Akaabir, we will understand their nature and disposition and the manner in which they adhered to the sunnah. Otherwise, we will confine ourselves to the …

  • 10 February

    The Blessed Effort of Inviting People to Deen

    Hazrat Shaikh Moulana Muhammad Zakariyya (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: Previously, when people heard of an Aalim that was visiting their area, they would spontaneously come to meet him and would benefit from him. Similarly, when people heard of the gatherings of zikr that were held and the makaatib and madaaris …

  • 1 February

    Requisites for Perfecting Imaan

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: For perfecting Imaan, there are certain requisites. These are outlined in the Quraan where Allah Ta‘ala explains three requisites: 1. Nabi’s (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) decision is final in all matters. 2. There should not be even the slightest reservation within one’s heart and …

January, 2018

  • 29 January

    Strengthening the Foundation of Deen

    Hazrat Moulana Muhammad Ilyaas (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: Our effort (of strengthening the Imaan and Yaqeen of people) aims towards strengthening the foundation of Deen. This movement of Da’wat and Tableegh is in reality a movement of reviving Imaan in the hearts of people. In this day and age, many …

  • 25 January

    The Indiscriminate Nature of Death

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: Death is not fixed for any class or age of people. It comes indiscriminately; whether to the young or old, ailing or healthy, rich or poor. Man needs to prepare for this moment. This is a sign of his intelligence as is indicated …

  • 22 January

    The Meaning of Adab

    Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: The path of acquiring the love of Allah Ta’ala largely revolves around the amount of adab that one has in his life. It is not compulsory for one to engage in spiritual exercises and exert himself in acts of nafl ‘ibaadah, …