Seerah 055 – The Prophet Loses Khadijah
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You're listening to Calum Institute podcast series, see the life of the Prophet by sheer Abdul Nasir zhongda. visit us on the web at Calum Institute dot o RG or find us on [email protected] slash Gollum Institute smilla salatu salam ala rasulillah while he was happy as marine Salam aleikum, wa rahmatullah wa barakato.
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In talking about the life of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, we've reached the point in the Sierra, where the Prophet of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is close to about 51 years old. It's been a decade since he started preaching and teaching the message of Islam. It's been over a decade since the day that he received divine revelation in the cave of Hadar ecolog Bismillah. Bigger lady holla. in that decade, the prophet of Allah salallahu alayhi wa sallam has seen many, many different things. He's experienced many, many different things ranging from
you know, the initial lack of response from his own family members, to the embrace of this Dean and this religion by those people that were nearest and dearest to him, like Khadija, Abubakar zeto haritha elleebana be taalib radi Allahu Allah May Allah be pleased with all of them.
And then the Prophet of Allah, Allah at some size small community start to form together. But at the same time, he saw that the opposition began to rise against him as well. But the prophet of Allah syllogism kept going until a small community was formed. But unfortunately, that small community was now being subjected to torture to persecution. And so a group of Muslims actually left maccha migrated to East Africa and established another community of Muslims there. Slowly but surely the number in Makkah continued to grow and pick up and even some people from outside of Makkah individuals from outside of McCulloch Abu that are the Fadi and tufail of dos. These individuals
were traveling in from outside having heard of the prophets a lovely feminist message, and we're embracing Islam we're accepting Islam.
Around that same time the Prophet of Allah salatu salam received some a boost from Allah subhanho wa Taala, if you will, he received some divine mercy and divine help in the form of
it, radi Allahu anhu, who would later on go on to become the great defender of Islam in the faith. And at the same time, the prophet of Allah Salaam was provided much comfort and coolness and peace and tranquility through the acceptance of Islam of his uncle, Hamza bin Abdul muttalib radi Allahu anhu.
And so the prophets a lot of these women see many different ups and downs in this manner in this fashion.
Along the way, the prophet of Allah Salafi SMS message continued to grow, till it eventually got to the point where they were, they isolated themselves, and they were completely outcast, by the people of Makkah. And they spent three years in isolation, of boycott from the general public and population of the city of Mecca.
After which, when that ended, and there was a certain amount of public sympathy towards the plight of the Muslims, that they were then invited in integrated back into the society in Mecca.
And so the Prophet ceylonese him had witnessed many, many different ups and downs in this manner in this fashion.
But in the 11th, year of prophethood, the prophet of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam would begin a period
of phase of his life, a period of his prophethood. That would be very, very difficult. And it was a huge shift in turn, it was the beginning of a huge shift in the overall Prophethood the message and the life of the prophets, a lot of them in general. And this would be the beginning of the major turn of events that would lead to the establishment of the oma.
And all of this began with
one of the greatest personal tragedies of
The life of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and that was the death. The passing of his beloved wife Khadija radi Allahu Allah, Allah, may Allah be pleased with her.
Before we actually talk about the passing of Khadija bint who aided the wife of the Prophet sallallahu sallam,
we should get to know a little bit about her. We've talked about her actually in a lot of detail previously, in the narrations, where we talked about if those who maybe weren't able to attend the sessions or don't recall, if you go back in, check the podcast you look at the recordings, you'll see a recording about the marriage of the prophets, a lovely Salaam, to Hidalgo de la Juana. And in those parts of the Sierra that we covered, we learned and we discussed quite a bit about who had a loved one who was,
where she was from, who she was, what her background was, that she was a businesswoman and how the prophets, a lot of them first came to know her, and what was her reputation and what did the Prophet sallallahu Sallam experience in doing business and dealing with her. So we discussed quite a bit about her to summarize, she was someone who was a very noble lineage.
She came from a very respectful and reputable family in Makkah, she herself had a great reputation for being somebody who was very dignified, very noble, very educated, very respected.
And she was someone who had been widowed, and she was very wealthy. And she was someone of such confidence and intelligence that she used to run her own business. And she would hire people and have partnerships with with folks who could actually go take her money, go and buy goods and bring it back and sell it for her, and they would split the profits. And that's how the profits, a lot of them first came to interact with her. And so she was someone who is known for her honesty, her intelligence, and her manners and etiquette and character and quality. That was her reputation. We then later on again, you'll find a previous recording of this era, where we talked about the
marriage of the prophets allowed them to have a loved one.
And what the process of that marriage was that the Prophet of Allah Silla lawani she herself, you know, one of the things I mentioned that narration in that session, was that, you know, we the young folks have been saying game recognize game, you know, people of high caliber in high quality, can identify with other people of high caliber in high character and high quality.
That's just a natural thing.
And so, Khadija, the Allahu taala on her, was able to see and notice and observe and of course, everybody in Macau called the prophets a lot of similar sodic Ameen, but she was able to see something more than that,
she was able to see something more than that,
that the, the depth of the Prophet sallallahu Sallam in terms of his intelligence and his spirituality, that was something that she was able to see.
And that was one of the reasons that she was interested in marrying the profits a lot easier. And similarly, the profits a lot and was able to see within her the same qualities, the depth of understanding of what you know, is going on in society,
a deeply spiritual person.
And he was also able to recognize that and that's why the prophets Allah was interested in marrying Khadija de la Juan as well. And that in and of itself speaks to the virtue and the character of Khadija.
later on. Again, in a previous recording, you'll find this when hydrogeologic Allahu taala accepted Islam. She was the first person to accept Islam. When the prophets eliassen received divine revelation and he came down from the cave it all and he was shaking and trembling. It was Khadija radi Allahu Allah, who held the hand of the prophets, a lot of them told them not to worry about anything.
And when the prophets a lot, even posed a question to her. And in fact, when she when when he asked her why he should not worry about anything. She look at the look at the understanding and the foresight that she has. That she says because you are so beneficial to people, your character is so high. You're such a high caliber of a human being, and so beneficial to everyone and anyone that it's impossible that you would be abandoned by your Lord. You are destined for great things. You have a great purpose and a great mission.
And then when the prophets Allah is imposed the question to her well who will accept this message?
Khadija radi Allahu taala on ha
These are on the Allahu Allah Allah
is the one who answered the prophets a lot. He sends question by saying, You wonder about someone accepting this religion. Well, I'll accept this religion, I shall do a law in either law, or I should do Rasulullah Khadija rhodiola Anna was the first person to accept this song.
She was the wife of Rasulullah ceylonese. She was a mother of his children. She was the first one in this oma to perform Salah.
Because when the prophets a lot of them, we know that the five times daily prayer came at the time of an Islamic marriage, and we'll be talking about that in a few sessions. But even before that salaah was something that was given to the prophet to love him from the very first day to just pray to Allah subhanho wa Taala whenever he needed to.
And he was taught to pray by none other than gibreel Allah, his salah
and Khadija rhodiola and when she accepted us on the profits, a lot of them took her by your hand taught her to make will do, just like he had been taught to make will do. And then he taught her to pray, just like he had been taught to pray. And Khadija rhodiola on how used to pray by the side of the prophets a lot Isa, she's to pray with the prophets allottee center.
And so all of this speaks to the quality the caliber, the status of Khadija radi Allahu taala. Now,
along with that there are some other narrations that I'd like to share here. So we have a full appreciation of who we're talking about.
There's a narration
that's mentioned by Imam Bukhari Rahim Allah kujala. Abu radi Allahu taala, and who narrates from the Prophet of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam that the prophets Allah Islam is telling us data of this entire situation.
He says, attach gibreel an obeah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam for Kalia Rasul Allah, that gibreel alayhi salam came to the prophets a lot he suddenly said O Messenger of Allah has he had deja utma in our own fee? Domine Oh, Tom and OSHA Robin, that this is Khadija that basically two way of saying that Khadija, your Khadija she's going to be coming right now. And with her she will have a container that will have some food in it. That she had gone to get some food, prepare some food, she's about to be coming back to you coming back home, to arrange for the meal for the family. And she's going to have some food with her for either here at that car. When she comes home when she
arrives home with the food, *er ah alayhis salam in rugby however many
then please O Messenger of Allah delivers salam to hadiya on behalf of her Lord. And on behalf of me Do you believe
that this is from the virtues of Khadija radi Allahu Allah Allah His Salam comes to the prophets a lot. He's not only delivering his own personal salaams to Khadija radi Allahu Allah through the prophets a lot of him but also says Allah sent me to deliver a la Salaam to her de da de la one. That is the virtue of Khadija. What but she had the baynton fil genitive in cassava.
And Please congratulate her that she will receive a home a house a palace in paradise that will be hollowed out Pearl, a singular pearl a humungous gigantic pearl will be hollowed out a home will be carved out of that pearl inside of that pearl and she will be granted this as a palace in Paradise, symbolizing her status in the eyes of Allah subhanho wa Taala. Now Sahaba Fie how Allah nossob there will be no noise nor will there be any type of difficulty or adversity in that home for her in paradise.
And this hadith is also narrated in the Sahih Muslim.
There are many many other narrations like this, in which it's mentioned the same thing that the Prophet of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam congratulate the detail of the Allahu Allah in this dunya in this life in this world, that she would be honored by Allah subhanho wa Taala and paradise that she would be granted a special palace, a special home in paradise that would be unlike anyone else's. And this was again to teach us about the status of hadera de la Mancha.
One of the narrations and mentions Leanna hollendorfer assata Allenby sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, when I'm tutor a boo Yo Mama, Daddy, what does How about a Yeoman? Well as the two
that I mentioned about Khadija the loved one, hmm, that was her quality as a wife, what kind of a wife was Khadija da da da da da da da da da da da da never raised her voice in the home upon the profits. A lot of a sudden, she never bothered the profits a lot. He said she never, you know, troubled the profits a lot. He's in for anything.
And this is especially
Relevant about the net that's first 10 years of prophethood because we have to understand the stache, the status and the station of Nobu Prophethood what it required from the prophets a lot. He said it was a full time job, it was more than a full time job. It was the purpose in the mission of his life. He had to spend all of his time all of his wealth, all of his resources, all of his energy and the preaching and teaching of Islam.
Because these are the Allahu taala and her rather than be resent, you know, the prophets a lot Islam or Islam or anything of that nature, Khadija or the Allahu taala aided the mission of the prophets a lot. She never bothered him never troubled him. She had to make sacrifices along the way. The prophets love the sin was sacrificing more than anyone else. But she was sacrificing by his side, their children were having to sacrifice as well. But the detail of the loved one had nothing but help the Prophet of Allah salatu salam.
They are narrations which talk about and I'm kind of moving forward here. But I'd like to establish this because it gives us an idea of what Khadija on the one hand meant to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam
there are narrations about how the prophets a lot he seldom used to speak about Khadija radi Allahu Allah, years after she had passed away. Because it shows us how how strong how strongly he felt about her, how deeply in love He was with her.
And how deeply the profits a lot of them have cared for and how much he cared for the profits long enough that he actually missed her. We have to understand the relationship that Allah that the Prophet of Allah Salaam had with Allah subhanahu wa taala was something that was so profound, that is, that was deeper than we could ever realize. But in spite of that, think about the love of Khadija
that the prophets a lot of them had for her and the love that she had for the prophets, a lot of them and how deeply she cared for the prophets, a lot of them and how supportive she was that the prophets Allah He said Mr. He received divine revelation he spoke directly to Allah.
He spoke directly to Allah he received divine revelation from Allah. But in spite of all of that the prophets a lot he said, a missed Khadija, the laguan there's a narration that about three and a half, four years, after about four years after her deja vu, a loved one had passed away at the time of the Battle of budget, and we'll talk about this in more detail when we get to the Battle of budget. But I'm going to summarize the Prophet of Allah salatu salam saw a necklace that used to belong to Hades or the loved one Ha.
a necklace was sent by his daughter's a nub
that used to belong to her mother that was passed down to her from another Khadija. When the prophets a lot of them saw that necklace, he became so overwhelmed.
He became so overwhelmed with emotion that the prophets a lot of them actually had tears streaming down his face. And when the Sahaba radi Allahu anhu became very, you know, concerned.
They asked the prophets a lot of him if everything was okay, everything was alright. The Prophet of Allah salallahu alayhi Salaam actually told them that yes, everything is fine. It's just that this necklace used to belong to my beloved wife Khadija, and seeing it reminds me of her.
Seeing it reminds me of her. eyeshadow the Allahu taala on her narrates she says my gift to Allah 18 Linda v Salallahu alaihe salam Omar Hill to Allah deja I never envied anyone.
I never envied anyone in a good way meaning I I never really felt competition with anyone. When it came to the love of the prophets, a lot of the sound like I felt about Khadija de la Mancha.
She says we're halakhah tabula and it is our journey she passed away before the profits A lot of you some married me, but she says Lima come to Asmara who you have
what Amara who love you and you bashira Habib a Tim and us have been that the how the profits a lot he said we used to remember her how he used to talk about her. I used to hear him describer and he used to tell us that he had a law had directly commanded the Prophet sallallahu Sallam to congratulate her Dida that she would receive a palace in paradise. And then she says we're in Ghana, lagers, Baja shafia Devi holla Ilia min Hama is
that when the prophets a lot, he said we would slaughter an animal like you would slaughter like you would basically cut he would slaughter a goat or a sheep or a lamb for food for home. That he would always take some of that some of the meat and in fact one of the other narration says that film as somebody you thought the other and that he would basically cut off like the leg, like a good portion of the animal, like a leg of the animal.
Former Yahoo haffi sada Khadija then he sent them to the Friends of Khadija.
He would send them gifts, he would send them food. And she even says Furukawa kotula who I used to say kana who Lamia confit dunya Mr. Antonella Khadija
she says one time I asked him who do you send this to? And he said, these are the Friends of Khadija. I send them gifts I remember them
to honor the memory of Khadija. And then our isharo the alarm on her sister who profits a lot from Ghana who Lamia confit dunya in Morocco, Nina Khadija sometimes you act like there's no other woman in the world, but Khadija she's already passed away. You sometimes act like there's no other woman alive in the world. But Khadija in the prophets a lot he sent him said in the haka network and that she was and she just was, which is like the Arabic expression for saying, Where do I even begin to tell you how amazing Khadija was? I don't have the words to describe to you who Khadija was.
You can't even begin to understand how unbelievable she was.
And then you say what kind of Li minha Well, I don't. And she was a mother of my children. She was an unbelievable wife. She was the love of my life.
I don't even know where I can begin to describe her to you.
And she's the mother of my children.
So this is how the prophets allowed us to remember her these are the lohana This is how strongly he felt about her. It also mentioned that he shall not be alone. And I mentioned that Khadija radi Allahu taala on her had a sister. Her name was Holla Holla into hoilett.
And she was a Muslim. She had accepted Islam she had migrated to Medina
and she used to come to visit the profits a lot he some sometimes. fara is Donna, Khadija Fatah, Allah Allahu Allah, that when she used to come to visit the prophets, a lot of them sometimes the way that she would knock on the door,
the way that you would knock on the door. I shadowed a loved one who says that it reminded the prophets a lot of the some of the we had the shadow the loved one how used to knock at the door. The way that you would ask permission to come in was similar to the way Khadija rhodiola Anna would ask permission to come in. They were sisters, they grew up from the same home. So you know you have similar habits you grow up like you whatever your parents taught you. There's a certain culture in the home. So they have very similar habits is what he's trying to say that the sister of Khadija Hala had very similar habits towards sister Khadija. So when she used to come to visit, when she
would just knock on the door and asked for permission to come in the profits. A lot of them used to recognize it, he would say Allahu mahana
Allahumma holla he would say, Oh Allah, please let it be Hala, the sister of Khadija because she was so similar to hadera de la Mancha. In her mannerisms and the way she spoke the way she talked, that the prophets a lot of them used to enjoy her visits, because he used to remind her of Khadija and wonder he even says that when she would visit they would sit together and they would remember Khadija they would talk about Khadija.
And they used to remember and reminisce
about how amazing Khadija rhodiola one house.
And there are many many other narrations of this of this type, which described to us explain to us detail to us how strongly the prophets allowed him further Baka de de da de la Juana. So what do we know about her before we talk about before we go forward, we know that she was a very amazing, intelligent, educated, honorable, dignified woman, even before her marriage to the prophets allottee Center.
We know that in her in the prophets allottee Some were were individuals who recognize one another, were attracted to each other fell in love with each other, because of the high quality of their character, the caliber of their of their of their conduct.
We know that Khadija rhodiola and the profits, a lot of them are deeply in love with one another.
The profits Allahumma de da de la Anna had six children together, six children. They had a home that they built together. I talked about this in the earlier narrations of the Sierra, that when you actually read the seal of the prophets, a lot of them you see something
that even before Nobu and Prophethood we have a record of the life of the prophet to legend we covered here in dozen, you know, hours upon hours upon hours, in the doodles here in the lessons lessons on the Sierra.
But there's something very interesting you see major events in his life, when he's 16 when he 17 when he's 18 when he's 2022 2324 25 and at the age of 25. he marries healthy
God, Allahu Allah.
The next major incident event in the life of the prophets, a lot of them, like at a public level,
like civic engagement
is at the time when the prophets a lot of him is 35 years old.
In between that time, we don't have like anything about a lot about the prophets, a lot of them being like, you know, some some major political events or something else going on.
And there's something very profound in that, that the prophets Elijah was building a home. He was doing something very profound, but it's just something that's private.
He wasn't involved politically, or doing something else. Of course, he had the profits he loves him was always somebody who contributed to his community in society and his reputation preceded him.
But the primary activity of the profits, a lot of symbols in building a home, and in building a family, and their home and that family that he built, he built hand in hand with his beloved wife, Heidi Giada de la Juana
Khadija rhodiola, who was someone who recognized the truth as soon as it came to the prophets a lot.
And she accepted Islam before anyone else.
She was someone that the prophets a lot of them had, had had great respect for great admiration, for
she was someone whose piety and whose righteousness was validated and acknowledged by Allah Himself. When Allah subhanaw taala sends gibreel Ali salam to go and give his salaams to Khadija for the loved one and congratulate her about the palace and paradise that has already been prepared for her.
So her da da da da da da was the love of the life of the prophets, Allah Lisa, she was his wife. She was the first believer she was the mother of his children.
And the prophets, a lot of them had gone through so many ups and downs, so many difficult times in the first 10 to 11 years of preaching and teaching the message of Islam.
And Khadija laguan has been there standing by the side of the prophets allottee some holding his hand throughout the entire ordeal, never left his side.
And then finally the Prophet of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, at the age of 51.
Having gone through so much difficulty,
some of his children like Fatima, the alarm was still very young, she was a little girl.
That the Prophet of Allah Salallahu alaihe salam suffered, the passing in the death of his beloved wife had these are the Nadia Lavanya may Allah be pleased with her.
And we have to understand, this is something I talk about a lot, that are a big problem that we have today is whenever we talk about the life of the Prophet sallallahu sallam, and that's what the objective in these here in the Sierra class is
that a lot of times when we study the life of the Prophet sallallahu sallam, we just pass right by, we just read these as random facts, like factoids on a Wikipedia page, we just read right through it.
In the 11th, year of Providence, the wife of the Prophet salallahu, alaihe, salam, Khadija, or the loved one had passed away next.
But it's very important for us to understand what that means what that is.
Imagine someone's wife passing away the prophets, a lot of them had been married to fellow de la Mancha for more than 25 years.
25 years, somebody listening to this might even be 25 years old.
That they had been married longer than some A lot of people have been alive.
It's something to think about
somebody who's been married for 567-810-1215 years. How do they feel about their marriage?
Like they feel like they can't imagine life without that other person.
Your life becomes one.
You rely on one another without even realizing it. You look to one another without ever thinking about it.
You know, the other person. They know you.
It's like you fit perfectly.
But imagine 25 years of marriage,
and then to lose that person. How difficult and how tragic that must have been for the prophets. Allah, Allah, Allah is Allah.
It's very important for us to understand and appreciate this, because what's going to come further in this era will build upon this fact.
a dear friend of mine.
Last year, his mother passed away.
His parents are very old. They're very elderly. They're very senior. His mother passed away and I think he told me his parents have been married for like 40 years
His mother passed away.
He told me that he was very concerned about his father.
Because he said that from the day that she passed away, he changed. He doesn't seem the same.
Like he looks lost.
Like he doesn't know what to do.
He doesn't know how to how to just what he's supposed to do with himself, how he's supposed to live life,
that their lives were so intertwined and so interconnected. It was like losing a part of yourself.
You know, a lot of times when we when we think you know, about islamically, like, we think about spirituality. We think that it just somehow, you know, divorces us from a human reality, from our emotional capacity. Oh, you have your relationship with Allah. Like, if you miss somebody, or you're sad when somebody passes away, that's a problem with your eemaan.
That's ridiculous is preposterous.
The Prophet of Allah sallallahu alayhi salam called innama Anna Basha. Allah told him to say, look, I am a human being. You have llega Yes, I received divine revelation. There's something special about the prophets, a lot of them it still affirms the fact that I am a human being. He had these relationships, the prophet of Allah sallallahu Sallam think about how he must have felt about Khadija or the Allahu taala on her, that the prophets allowed him to speak about her virtues, and her qualities. And this was something that was told to the Prophet salallahu alaihe salam, by Allah subhanaw taala to help console and comfort the Prophet salallahu alayhi wasallam the Prophet of
Allah ceylonese him in one narration, he says, Hey, don't miss out you have Madame binter Emraan well, Hayden, he said he had a deja vu who aided that the Prophet of Allah ceylonese who said the best women of the entire world, the best women of all time. The best of the women of the world is muddy and the mother of Isa. And then he said, the best of the women of the world are is Khadija radi Allahu taala. In another nation, the prophets a lot of them said come laminotomy jolly Catherine. Many men were given a very high station and status because of new boo and Prophethood being amongst men. But he says when it came to women, there were three women who had a very special
status in the eyes of Allah subhana wa tada that were given superiority.
And who are they? muddy and binter Emraan muddy and the mother of our Italia Salaam wa Asya. In Morocco, as he had the wife of Iran and honey jab into who aided and Khadija radi Allahu taala Anna.
So she was the prophets Allah spoke of her virtue. And this was something that was given to the prophets a lot. He said by Allah. He was informed of this via las panatela to help consoling comfort the Prophet sallallahu Sallam that Allah subhanaw taala is taking care of Khadija de la jolla Aha. So imagine the pain of the prophets allottee Center. She was his wife of 25 years, the mother of his children, the first believer, his strongest supporter, and he lost her at such a critical time.
When dealing with difficulty upon difficulty upon difficulty, the situation in Macau has become more tense, and more problematic and more difficult than it has ever been before. And at that crucial critical time to lose someone as beloved and as dear to him as Khadija Nadia lohana. Imagine the pain of the profits a lot.
You don't wonder,
you know, this is something losing someone's wife with somebody losing their wife and the mother of their children. It's something that someone would only truly be able to appreciate the pain of if somebody has been through that.
And may Allah subhanaw taala protect us all from the loss of loved ones. But sometimes you meet someone who's been through such a difficulty. And you can get a little bit of an idea from them about how tragic that truly is, how difficult it really is. I've shared the story. I was talking about this. I was visiting the community doing a program and I was talking about this experience of the profits allottee through the loss of the loss of his beloved wife Khadija brought the alarm on her. A brother came up to me afterwards and he said, you know what you mentioned today, it really personally, you know, I can relate to it. I said Subhanallah that's, I mean, that's a very, you
know, it's a it's a powerful experience. It's very, it's a very tragic loss, like how do you personally relate to something so difficult?
And he told me that, you know, about a year ago, my wife passed away.
He started to tell me his story.
You know, I had been going to school and working part time and trying to make my way through school, so I could get a good job. Actually, he told me he was a doctor and he was going through metals medical school in his residency. And he said, you know, they've been they've been toughing it out him and his wife, they had two little kids, and trying to make it through. And he said, finally, he was near the end of his medical residency, he was getting offers now, very lucrative offers. So he said it was a it was a wonderful time. For them as a family. It was a moment that they had been working towards building towards, they had been waiting for this day. This was the plan, it was
coming together. And the he had the offers and very lucrative offers.
And so he said, they started going and looking at nice houses and nice neighborhoods, nice schools for their children. They started going and looking at nice cars and minivans, and, you know, basically just trying to put the pieces together.
And he told me, he said one day he came home a little early from the hospital and sets alarm and he said, You know, I grew up in a very practicing religious home. We prayed five times a day.
Same thing in our home with my wife and my kids. We prayed five times a day, you know, regular religious practicing,
said I came home sets alarm, nobody responded. So I figured, you know, it's time for a nap for the kids. So I said, Let him sleep. So I sat down, ate some food, just kind of did some work, caught up with some work. And then after a while, I heard the kids waking up and crying.
So I went to go check on them excited. I thought everyone's awake. So I'm going to go check on them. And I went in the room and the kids were awake, sitting on the bed next to my wife, but she was sitting there lying there, motionless, not responding to the kids crying.
So I went to go wake her up and check on her. And I checked her being a doctor. And he said she had been she had already passed away.
He said that moment my life fell apart.
He said after the janazah and the burial, said I locked myself in my room for two weeks.
I sat in the dark, I didn't eat, I barely ate, I barely slept. I didn't even sit with my kids pick up my kids. I was just devastated. My life was destroyed.
I didn't know what to do with myself.
And he said it's been a year and I'm still recovering.
He said it's been a year today was the first time that I prayed after a year performance Allah, like even my EMA and my spirituality had been like, just I didn't know what I believed in. It was so tragic. It was so traumatic.
And he said, finally my brother, he dragged me to the machine. He said you need to pray.
He said he took care of my kids. He cared for me. It wasn't just preaching to me. He was there for me holding my hand taking care of my kids. So I respect him. And he said, Come with me, you have to pray.
And I came to the budget and you were talking about this. And it's something that I was able to relate to. And he said when I prayed it felt like, you know, I rediscovered my emotion because now I was able to relate to the Prophet salallahu alaihe salam, but what that man didn't realize when I was sitting there listening to destroy looking in that man's eyes. That was the first time at some level, I really understood the pain of the profits a lot easier.
I still remember a couple of years after this incident I was talking about again, this same experience of nonprofits, a lot of them in another city.
And a brother came up to me afterwards and he said, you know what you talked about that happened to me five years ago,
said I came home.
I have two boys. They were 10 and 12 years old.
I came home I looked at them they were playing, you know video games doing what boys do.
I went in to my bedroom looking for my wife to say salanter and I found her passed out on the ground. I went and I checked her and she had passed away just like that.
He said my wife passed away. The mother of my children. My boys lost their mother on that day.
He says it's been five years. Five years, my boys are grown up now. They're 1517 years old. They're becoming young men. And he goes five years later, we still feel like we're recovering from losing the most important person in our lives. The glue that held our home together. That's how tragic it is. Imagine the pain of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam and try to appreciate for a moment what the prophets alarmism went through, try to understand the pain of Rasulullah salonica the sacrifices of the prophets Alon Isa.
And this is not just simply it.
Next week in sha Allah, what we'll talk about is something that if already if you cannot feel or understand or realize the sacrifices and the pain of the profits allottee center
The next week will be something that will really shock you or really have an impact on you. Because the narration says there are there are multiple narrations, the narration that I chose to basically base. My
you know, account of the Sierra on is a narration by
Mr. malarkey and allama be happy. Their recounting of the era, in which they mentioned da da, da, da, da da man have passed away.
And some of the narration say a month. Some mentioned three months but there are some narrations which mentioned 35 days
after Khadija radi Allahu taala and he passed away the prophets, a lot of them suffered another great personal tragedy, the death and the passing of his beloved uncle doubleton. And one shall talk about that. And we'll cover that in the next session. But I want us to go home with one thought and one realization, number one, understand the sacrifices made by da sola ceylonese. Take a moment to just think about that, especially those of us who have families who are married, who have children. We don't wish ill we don't we don't we hope the best from Allah we ask the best from Allah will make do Allah we make dua to Allah for alpha for protection. But just from my moment, think about how you
would cope, how you would deal with the loss of your loved one, your partner in life, the love of your life, the mother of your children, how you would deal with that? How would you cope with that?
And how difficult that would be.
then when realizing the sacrifices and the pain of the profits a lot.
Let us be a little bit more grateful towards the prophets of Allah honey. So the next time we say his name, say his name with a little more reverence and regard
with a little more pain in your voice,
with some extra Salawat upon the profits a lot
to respect the man and appreciate what he did, how he sacrificed what he went through, in the course of this preaching and teaching of this Deen and his religion. Thirdly, and finally, and we're going to talk more on this, we're going to talk about this more, we're gonna build on this, but right here at some level, then begin to think about the fact that even though the profits a lot of them went through such a painful, tragic, traumatic experience.
His preaching and teaching of the message of Islam did not slow down even a bit.
He didn't take a single day off.
He didn't take a moment's break.
You know, I realized this is Muhammad Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi salam, who we're talking about, we can't even compare. But he's still our role model is what one has, he is a role model for us.
And it's very rare. Sometimes you come across people in life that truly remind you of the resilience and the dedication, devotion of the Prophet salallahu alaihe, Salam.
I had the opportunity to meet some people like that in my life.
And it just it floored me meeting such people.
One of our teachers, he's a stud of Hadith, he's a chef of Hadith. He taught us Sahih, Muslim,
Chef Abdullah Malala, Abdullah, may Allah subhanaw taala, preserve and protect him.
He, when he was teaching us Hadith, during that time, he was teaching a Sahih Muslim.
During that year, during that time, he had a son who had a boy a child, who, if I remember correctly, was maybe about four or five years old.
And he became very, very sick and very ill the child
until the child actually passed away.
You can imagine the pain of losing a child, which also the profits, a lot of them did. He had seven children in his lifetime. We'll talk more about this as we go further in this era. But just real quickly, the profits of lobbyists had seven children in his lifetime, six of them passed away during his lifetime. Can you imagine the pain of losing six children.
Out of those six children, three of them passed away as babies as children,
kids that you could still lift in your hands
ever carried the janazah the shrouded body of a child.
It's something you don't recover from. It's something that changes your life.
I remember one time I attended a janazah I was with my father. I was I was older. I was probably about 1920 years old. I was studying actually overseas during that time.
And we attended the janazah of a child that passed away a child who had become very sick very ill
He passed away. And they were performing the janazah. And there weren't many people at the janazah, the father who was there at the janaza prayer, the man was just literally destroyed, he could barely stand, they had to hold him up. He was crushed, he was devastated, standing there in front of the shrouded body of his child.
And when it was time to lift, to go to the graveyard,
from the janaza, prayer, for the 13, for the burial,
they needed somebody to lift and carry the janazah. And unlike, you know, the janazah of a person, you have a casket or something, and a bunch of people carry this as a child, you just have to scoop them up in your arms.
I remember at that time, my father as well is very soft hearted. So he's doesn't really do too well in those situations, either. But I remember my father told me go, he said, I can't do it, but go lift a child.
I remember. So how do I guess being young and being a little naive,
was maybe the only thing that gave me in a foolish courage, I think I was capable of that. I remember lifting up the body of that child. I remember that day, I felt like my life changed. Because it was the most unreal experience I've ever had, from the machine to the graveyard wasn't even very far. But to carry that body of the child, and the father was walking next to me, but he was shaking and trembling, they had to literally carry him.
And so the Prophet of Allah Salallahu, alaihe salam, six of his children passed away during his lifetime. But I was talking about this teacher of ours, who is the closest thing I saw to that dedication, that devotion, the steadfastness, the resilience of the prophets a lot easier than
that, we went to the janazah, of our teachers, child. And then we went to the graveyard to bury the child.
And later that evening, we had a dose a lesson of Hadith with our with our teacher, that was every day, it was regularly scheduled. And at the graveyard, I remember I was standing with him with a few of the other students standing close to him. And he told us, he said, make sure that you're there in class today, I will be there today.
Because he said that those are the words of Rasulullah sallallahu Anisa,
at least have to come and sit in front of the book of the book of Hadith, as at least come and sit present myself at the depths to show respect to the column of Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam because if my pain is so profound, that I feel that I'm not able to deal with this, I need some time off Rasulullah ceylonese and went through what I just went through six times.
And he never took a break from taking care of the oma
at least present myself before the words of Rasulullah sallallahu sallam, before the sun, the Hadith of the prophets, a lot of them to just say, I'm trying to live up to your character, I don't just read your words, I don't just say your name. I don't just give lectures about you. But I try my best to live up to your standard.
And I still remember that day, we sat in class. And the chef arrived. And he walked in, and he sat down. And he opened the book of the Hadith Sahih Muslim, he opened the book.
And normally what would happen is and he would tell one of us who would call on one of us to read, read the Hadith. And we would read the Hadith, the text, the mutton of the Hadith, and then he would give us the shock the explanation of it. Remember, he sat down open the book of Hadith. And even before being able to be able to pull up the just the the ability to be able to tell a student to read the Hadith.
He just broke down and started crying.
And he sat there and he cried for at least 10 to 15 minutes.
And it was such a powerful experience. I remember pretty much all the students in the classroom were brought to tears is looking at him sitting there crying.
And after just sitting there when he finally was able to kind of you know collect himself.
He closed the book of Hadith.
Any excused himself he said I'm very sorry, I don't think I can teach but I had to at least try
to show some respect to the prophets a lot he set up because he married his wife had these are the laquanda he buried six of his children.
But the next day he was still out there looking after people. Yeah yohannes kulula Allah had a lot of Leo. He still worried about people he still made to offer people he still cried for people. He's still preached to people he's still taught people. So I'd say at least try.
And so this is the Prophet sallallahu polysome this is Mohammed Salah. These elements
So let's try to take that into account inshallah today and think on that and reflect on that over the next few days. And inshallah, in the next session under Sierra will talk about how, when Allah subhanaw taala made the prophets love him the ultimate role model of sweat and Hasina. He really truly did that in the next in the following session, we'll talk about how this was shortly, immediately, followed by the passing in the death of his beloved uncle. I will tell him and we'll talk about them in the following session. Next week session Sharma. May Allah subhanaw taala give us the reality of everything we've said and heard. May Allah subhanaw taala give us the ability to
practice everything we've said and heard. May Allah subhanaw taala give us a true understanding of the the status of the Prophet salallahu alaihe salam, and how he lived his life and what he stood for, and what he sacrificed. And may Allah subhanaw taala give us a true respect and understanding of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam Subhan Allah who will be hungry he subhanak along with Hambrick Chateau La Ilaha Illa Corona to Lake long scileanna Muhammad, Allah Allah Muhammad Rasul Allah tala Ibrahim Ibrahim minakami de Majeed Allahumma barik Allah Muhammad Ali Muhammad cammarata Baraka, Rahim Allah Allah Ibrahim in naka hamidah merci