Tag Archives: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee

April, 2018

  • 19 April

    Appreciating the Favours of Others

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: When an animal reaches a stage where it can fend for itself, it sets off independently. It totally abandons its parents and all those who may have given it some sort of care and attention. There is no such thing as values and …

  • 12 April

    Being Happy with One’s Condition

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: One should not pursue those things that are impossible or normally don’t happen. For example, one of us desires to become the king of Saudi Arabia. Although it is possible but it normally does not happen. Such a person will always remain in …

  • 5 April

    Importance of Ta’leem in the Homes

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: Our pious elders would normally encourage that ta’leem be conducted at home. However, in this time and age with the type of environment we are exposed to, it has become almost farz (necessary) to do ta’leem daily at home. The ta’leem should be …

March, 2018

  • 28 March

    The Effects of Company

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: Among the most disastrous elements in this path of sulook is company. It is so detrimental that it can take one to the lowest of the low. Company and association is not restricted to just friends and people. It also refers to the …

  • 15 March

    Human Instinct

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: Allah Ta‘ala states in the Quraan Majeed: فَأَقِمْ وَجْهَكَ لِلدِّينِ حَنِيفًا ۚ فِطْرَتَ ٱللَّـهِ ٱلَّتِى فَطَرَ ٱلنَّاسَ عَلَيْهَا “(Turn away from every path and) keep your face erect and firm for that deen which is absolutely straight and correct. This is the fitrat (natural disposition) …

  • 7 March

    Importance of Blessings in one’s Wealth

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: There is no harm in asking Allah Ta‘ala to grant one an abundance of wealth. However, together with that, one should beseech Allah Ta’ala to grant Him His special grace and barakah (divine blessings). In this way, the wealth he receives will be …

February, 2018

  • 28 February

    Disinterest in the World

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: When we study the lives of our pious predecessors we find that a common feature in them was abstinence from the world. The Fuqahaa state that when a person makes a bequest that after his death his wealth should be given to the …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …