Tag Archives: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee

November, 2016

  • 23 November

    The Importance of Self-reformation

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: There are two types of injunctions. One is that which relates to the outer-self (e.g. salaah, fasting, etc.), and the other is that which relates to the inner-self (e.g. ridding the heart from jealousy, pride, etc.). Rectifying the inner-self is also imperative and …

  • 17 November

    Detaching the Heart from Material

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: Greed and the desire for more, destroys one’s entire deen as it causes one to exceed the limits of shariah in acquiring the material. Such a person cannot be rectified even by the best of company he may keep. A moderate effort needs …

  • 9 November

    Turning to Allah Ta‘ala First

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: Unfortunately, today we turn our focus to Allah Ta‘ala only at the end, and as a last resort. In a crisis we turn to all other means besides Allah Ta‘ala. When all these means fail, then eventually we resort to Allah Ta‘ala. This …

  • 3 November

    Belief in the Unseen

    In the opening verses of Surah Baqarah, Allah Ta‘ala mentions the qualities of His righteous servants that they are:  الَّذينَ يُؤمِنونَ بِالغَيبِ  “Those who believe in the unseen” This needs to be firmly entrenched into our systems that our belief is in the unseen and not in what we see. …

October, 2016

  • 27 October

    Four Aspects regarding the Respect of the Quraan Shareef

    1. Hold it with respect close to the heart. 2. Read it with the frame of mind that this is the divine constitution of Allah Ta‘ala. 3. Have a cover and juzdaan (bag) for it. 4. Read it correctly (ie. with tajweed).  

  • 20 October

    Respecting the Symbols of Deen

    There are three things through which one gains complete fanaa (annihilation of his desires) and proximity to Allah Ta‘ala: 1.      Ittibaa‘e sunnat – Following the complete sunnat of Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) in all facets of one’s life. 2.      Serving people, together with tolerating their harm. 3.      Respecting the symbols …

  • 12 October

    Not being Incited by Evil Influences

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: One of the impediments on the path (of reaching Allah Ta‘ala) is the whispers of Shaytaan. These whispers come in different forms. The best remedy is to completely turn away from them and not to be incited by them. The hadeeth teaches us …

  • 5 October

    The True meaning of Adab and Akhlaaq

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: The easiest way to explain adab is that one ensures that others are comfortable and happy. We have failed miserably when it comes to adab and akhlaaq at home. We might be showing that adab and akhlaaq to others, but how many of …

September, 2016

  • 29 September

    Remaining Firm on the Zikr of Allah Ta’ala

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: Shaytaan abhors seeing a person making zikr because the Quraan Shareef terms zikr as the greatest thing. When a person does this, life comes into all his other actions as well. Therefore, Shaytaan makes every effort to stop a person from zikr especially …

  • 21 September

    Concentration in Zikr

    Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Daamat Barakaatuhu) mentioned: A person making zikr does not always gain the concentration and presence of mind that he desires. Hence he thinks: “What is the benefit of such zikr?” and contemplates on abandoning it. This is purely a whisper from Shaytaan and one should not …

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