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“Mufti Ebrahim Salejee”

Showing Affection to the Creation

Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: After his appointment as khaleefah, Hazrat Abu Bakr (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) was approached by the children of the neighbourhood who told him that they feared he would not be as affectionate to them as before he became the khaleefa. Hazrat Abu Bakr (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) assured them that he would […]

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 the pious and learned scholars […]

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 and an attitude of haughtiness […]

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, […]