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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 […]

Gaining a Sound Understanding in Deen

Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned: A person who does not possess a sound temperament and whose understanding is deficient finds irrelevant facts appealing to his logic, but is unable to grasp and comprehend the correct arguments. I was once explaining, to an educated person the reason for rearing dogs being impermissible. […]

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 way that is pleasing to […]