Hadhrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu)

February, 2013

  • 13 February

    Da’wat and Sincerity

    A Muslim’s entire life is a dawat (invitation). This is not restricted to any situation; instead every action of his should be a dawat. Just as there are conditions for all other ibaadat and acts of worship, likewise there are conditions for inviting towards Islam. One should not adopt such …

  • 6 February

    A lengthy discussion with the Imaam of Musjidul Aqsa

    The Imaam of Musjidul Aqsa, Sheikh Ally Abbaasi (daamat barakaatuhu), once complained to Hadhrat Mufti Ebrahim Salajee (daamat barakaatuhu) about the pathetic condition of Palestine. He complained that in a recent protest against Israel, none of the Muslim countries supported them. Although they are surrounded by Muslims, the conditions only …

January, 2013

  • 30 January

    A Unique Feature of Baytul Muqaddas

    The lands of Shaam, Palestine and surrounding areas are lands of blessings. The Mi`raaj of Nabi (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) commenced from here. Allah Ta`ala Himself speaks of the blessings of this land in the Qur’aan: “We have blessed the lands around it.” Hadhrat Ebrahim (Alaihis Salaam) had moved from Iraq …

  • 2 January

    The Need to Seek Clarification for all Matters and the Importance of Observing Purdah

    Imaam Shaafi`ee (Rahmatullahi Alaih) is reported to have said that it is better to undergo temporary disgrace by asking a question than to remain ignorant. It is the system of Allah Ta’ala that there will always be two classes of people; those who know and those who don’t know. It …

December, 2012

  • 19 December

    Harms of Injustice

    The Hadeeth warns us that for every wrong a person will have to face the consequence of it in the hereafter. However, there are two such wrongs that their consequences befall a person in this very earthly life. One is disobedience to parents and the other is zulm (oppression). There …

  • 12 December

    The Sacred Months of the Year

    In principle, the Qur’aan and Hadeeth do not discuss matters of physics or geography  etc. If there is any aayat or hadeeth in this regard then it is not for the purpose of explaining any aspect of science, instead it is on account of the shar`ee law that is related to …

  • 5 December

    The Correct Procedure of Learning

    In the time of Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam), when many tribes and clans began to accept Islam, it was practically impossible to send someone to every place to teach them deen. Hence, the tribe would send a delegation comprising of their intelligent and understanding ones to Madinah Munawwarah. They would …

January, 2011

  • 12 January

    Adab (Respect) in the lives of the Tabi’een

    Once, someone asked Imaam Abu Hanifah (Rahmatullahi Alayh) as to who was greater between Aswad and ‘Alqamah, both students of Ibn Mas’ood (Radiyallahu Anhu). Imaam Abu Hanifah (Rahmatullahi Alayh) answered saying: “The status of Aswad and ‘Alqamah are so lofty, that I am not even worthy of taking their names. …

  • 12 January

    Adab (Respect) in the lives of the Sahaabah

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: After the demise of Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam), Hadhrat Abu Bakr (Radiyallahu Anhu) was appointed as the khaleefah. It was noticed that whenever Hadhrat Abu Bakr (Radiyallahu Anhu) ascended the mimbar of Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam) to deliver the khutbah, he always sat …

  • 12 January

    Importance of Adab (Respect) and Righteous Company

    The era of the Sahaabah was the most blessed of eras in the history of Islam. It was an era replete with righteousness and piety. Despite the various means of acquiring Islamic information being non-existent in the time of the Sahaabah viz. the internet, CD’s, Islamic cassettes, radio stations, Islamic …

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