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“Mufti Ebrahim Salejee”

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 place in our hearts and […]

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 that of our progeny lies […]