Hadhrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu)

April, 2015

  • 15 April

    Moderate Earnings

    The hadeeth says that the best person is he whose sustenance is just enough, it is not too much nor is it too little. In this lies one’s safety. If it was too much then it can lead to haughtiness and pride, and it has a negative impact on one’s …

  • 8 April

    The Importance of Duaa

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: The hadeeth speaks of du‘aa being the essence of ‘ibaadat. In fact, one hadeeth states that du‘aa itself is ‘ibaadat. Apart from the various forms of ‘ibaadat that we do, we still need a way to secure the favours of Allah Ta‘ala. So …

  • 1 April

    Two Missing Qualities

    The people of the past had some very good values. Although certain things were not right, by and large their conduct was flavoured with the Islamic spirit. Two things were outstanding in the women of the past. One was that if they prepared something special, they would share it with …

March, 2015

  • 25 March

    Our Outlook in Life

    Once you pass away, people will remember you for the good you did to others and not for your good clothes, good home etc. We need to be kind and spend on others and not only worry about ourselves. If we take our children to visit our relatives and the …

  • 18 March

    Behaviour in the Graveyard

    It is very disgusting to see people laughing, joking and talking in the qabrustan (graveyard). This is a time for deep reflection and du‘aa for the deceased. This behaviour is also being very inconsiderate to the family of the deceased. How would you feel if your near one passes away …

  • 11 March

    The Best Connection

     The goal and ambition of a believer is to link up with Allah Ta‘ala. Everything else in his life is by the way. The example of this is that if a person has a very smart looking phone, but no connection, it is worth nothing. On the other hand, if …

  • 4 March

    Remembering Allah Ta’ala in Comfort and Luxury

    Allah Ta‘ala’s mercy is unrestricted and limitless. It is like an ocean without shores. His mercy is for everyone. People of the past would give up their comforts and riches to attain piety. However, for weak people like us who cannot make such a drastic change, then there is still …

February, 2015

  • 25 February

    Manner of Acquiring Piety

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: If we develop the true love of Allah Ta‘ala then deen will become extremely easy to practise and we will be able to overcome all hurdles. In the world, the system of Allah Ta‘ala is that there is a source for everything and …

  • 18 February

    Seeking Counsel from one’s Elders

    Spending a little while in the company of one’s shaikh is not sufficient. We think that by spending one i’tikaaf we will complete all the stages of sulook. However this is only like a scanning machine, where a person’s weaknesses and faults are pointed out. Thereafter he will have to …

  • 11 February

    Enjoining good and Forbidding evil

    Enjoining good and forbidding evil is compulsory. However there are different approaches that need to be used for this. This will be learnt by sitting in the company of the Mashaayikh and being in constant contact with them. They will show us the application. Otherwise, we may try to rectify …

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