Hadhrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu)

November, 2014

  • 19 November

    Pondering over the Favours of Allah Ta‘ala

    The element which really expedites one’s progress in this path is the element of love for Allah Ta‘ala. It needs to be developed and enhanced. This could be done by us pondering over the favours of Allah Ta‘ala. When we partake of our meals, we should ponder over the numerous …

  • 12 November

    We are Slaves of Allah Ta’ala

    Hazrat Mufti Mahmood Saheb (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) had a frame in his room in which “Ana ‘abdullah (I am the slave of Allah Ta‘ala)” was inscribed. This serves as a constant reminder that Allah Ta‘ala has the right to command and I have the duty to obey. This duty should be …

  • 5 November

    The shore-less ocean of Allah Ta’ala’s power

    We should not look at our limitations, rather we should focus at the shore-less ocean of Allah Ta‘ala’s power. Let your heart be with him no matter what your condition may be. Even if you are in sin, focus towards him. Source: Al-Haadi

October, 2014

  • 29 October

    Constant Remembrance of Allah Ta’ala

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: The oyster waits with its mouth open. When a raindrop gets into it, after some time it becomes a pearl. In the similar manner we need to constantly focus towards Allah Ta‘ala. Our attention, concern and concentration needs to be towards Him in …

  • 22 October

    A Good Death

    Some people pass away in such a blessed manner, as if they had requested the angel of death to take their soul in that way. These things happen even up to this day but generally to those whose hearts are very clean. We just need to make slight adjustments to …

  • 15 October

    The Reality of Death

    Death is indiscriminate. It takes anyone at anytime. There is a sequence for coming into this world, i.e. first the grandfather, then the father and then the son. However with regards to leaving, there is no system. The grandson may pass away while the grandfather is still living. We all have …

June, 2014

  • 25 June

    Bring about the correct Islamic ethos

    Each person should work within his capacity to bring about the correct Islamic ethos. Others in other parts of the world are doing their jihaad, so we too should do our share of our jihaad. Our jihaad will be to stick to what is the Islamic ethos. There may be …

  • 18 June

    Showing Importance to Deeni Matters

    A major problem nowadays is that we have taken our lifestyles from others and then we follow them in their culture and ways. What we need to do is to think that what Islam wants of us. Islam is wealthy and is not short of anything. It does not require …

  • 11 June

    Earning Halaal and Contentment

    Aspects of halaal and haram are extremely important. Someone asked Imaam Muhammad (rahmatullahi ‘alaih), the leading student of Imaam Abu Hanifah (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) that why is it that you have written so many kitaabs but no kitaab on tasawwuf. He replied that the purpose of tasawwuf is to cleanse oneself …

  • 4 June

    Refrain from doubtful areas

    The first hadeeth in the chapter of business in Bukhaari Shareef starts off with ‘al-halaalu bayyinun walharaamu bayyinun’. Halaal is clear and haraam is clear. Water is halaal and there is no doubt in it. Similarly, fish is halaal and you do not need to ask whether it is halaal. On …

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