Hadhrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu)

August, 2019

  • 29 August

    Sins of the Eye and Ear

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: Nowadays, most of the sins are committed either by the eye or by the ear, yet many do not even consider such vices as evil and sinful. We consider them as trivial. Even if the situation is such that there is a very …

  • 22 August

    Identifying the Genuine from the Artificial

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: This world is a world of varieties and assortments and this is the test that we face. The first part of the trial is to identify the genuine from the artificial and the second part is to then hold firm to the genuine. …

July, 2019

  • 18 July

    Taunting a Sinner

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: To taunt a person regarding a sin for which he has already made taubah is extremely disliked and dangerous. What gives one the right to taunt such a person? The hadeeth says that Allah Ta‘ala will make it such that the one taunting …

  • 11 July

    The Importance of Earning Halaal

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: Aspects of halaal and haram are extremely important. Someone asked Imaam Muhammad (rahmatullahi ‘alaih), the leading student of Imaam Abu Haneefah (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) that why have you not written any kitaab on tasawwuf, whereas you have written many kitaabs? He replied that the …

  • 4 July

    Suffering from an Inferiority Complex

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: Hazrat Ebrahim (‘alaihis salaam) had made it clear to his people who were disbelievers that he is free from them and their ways. After all, the kuffaar don’t imitate us Muslims, so why should we imitate them. Imitating them and leaving our Islamic …

June, 2019

  • 27 June

    Tipping the Balance

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: The pagan Arabs used to make offerings to Allah Ta‘ala and their idols and gods. In doing so, if there was a shortfall on the side of the idols then they would take from the lot of Allah Ta‘ala, but if there was …

  • 16 June

    Pondering over our Beginning

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: We need to ponder over our beginning and our reality. When we ponder over this, we will realise that we are from sand and are returning to sand. Whatever excellence we may have is not our personal achievement, rather it is only through …

  • 10 June

    The Gift of Imaan

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: The greatest gift to mankind is the gift of Imaan. Through Imaan a person becomes connected to Allah Ta‘ala and now belongs to the deen of Islam. In every step he is shown what to do and what to refrain from. Hence, he …

April, 2019

  • 20 April

    Istiqaamat – Commitment to Deen

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: Normally, during the month of Ramadhaan, we get the fervour to do ‘ibaadat, but thereafter it ceases. Hence, Allah Ta‘ala speaks of istiqaamat. Istiqaamat is normally translated as steadfastness, but the closest translation would be ‘commitment’. Commitment will mean that at any given …

  • 16 April

    Creating the Enthusiasm for Ramadhaan

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: As Ramadhaan approaches we read the fadhaail and virtues of Ramadhaan so that we can motivate ourselves. A businessman markets and advertises his products and then he sees the customers coming in. Likewise, these Ahaadeeth will motivate us to prepare and be ready …

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