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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 by protecting the inlets to […]

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 free from all other worries, […]

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 when we are ordered to […]

The Condition for the Acceptance of Du‘aas

Hazrat Shaikh Moulana Muhammad Zakariyya (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) writes: It is necessary to bear in mind that there are certain conditions for the acceptance of du‘aas. In the absence of these conditions, du‘aas may often be rejected. Among these conditions is the consumption of Halaal food. When Haraam is consumed, du‘aas are not accepted. Rasulullah (sallallahu […]

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 was evident in the life […]