Channel: Abdul Wahab Saleem
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spinout hamdulillah salatu salam ala rasulillah hamdulillah 100 wharfing Amma who carefree omens EDA Hassan Allahu Allah say Ed Nam hamedan. Early he was over here to marine Allah live nama And Pharaoh now, when habima alum tena was it Manya Karim publisher actually saw that he was suddenly Emiliano Zapata melissani of bajo Kohli obvious visit an ailment or visit any ailment or visit near Elma Allah hi Melissa Ileana Doctor Who Salah antigen hesitant either Sarah welcome everyone to this class on the 40 of an Imam and now we are having our long gala and we left off at the hadith of an amount of been mushy
and not a man have been mushy. Who is kunia is aboard Abdullah and illuma know what he says and we Abdullah and Nora man even mushy all the Allahu taala and Houma call. Now already there's a number of benefits here. Firstly, we're dealing with not just a hobby we're dealing with a hobby who is a child of us hobby because he said well the allow and Homa. May Allah be pleased with both of them so and Nomad is a hobby, and his father is also a hobby.
But he said, send me to Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam I heard the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam say, the following Hadith. So before we get into the Hadith, who is the Sahaba? Just a little bit about him. He was the first person first Sahabi to be born, or the first individual to be born amidst the unsolved after the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam reached in Medina. And also
he had traveled later in his life to a sham. So the city of Mahabharata Merman, which is south of Italy by around 33 kilometers, that cities actually named after him. So Martin Merman, that word Norman there comes from the name of this hobby, and no man, even machine right now, as you're sitting around if you google model, man, you'll find the city in Syria. So that city is named after Norman had been issued by the Allahu taala and who this is just a little bit about him, but he said, send me to Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he said I heard the Messenger of Allah sallallahu and he was sending them see in halala Yunnan
we're in Valhalla, you know halaal is very evident. haraam is also very evident. When they you know Homer will move rooster behat between the halal and haram happened to be doubtful gray areas lie level Hanukkah, Pharaoh minuteness. Most people are not aware of these gray areas, meaning they don't know the rulings of these gray matters these areas which are doubtful, okay, now pause here for a second doubtful to some not doubtful to others. Okay? Why? Because the prophets SLM said, lie Allah mahana Kathy Roman, and as most people don't know, their rulings, that doesn't mean no one knows their rulings. That only means that most people are unaware of the rulings of these matters.
So in other words, there are going to be matters within the oma which the general masses may not know the ruling of but the house they may know the rulings of and that's one of the beneficial aspects of knowledge and one of the benefits of knowledge and that is that
by gaining knowledge, you end up taking yourself out of a lot of gray areas, you end up having a lot more clarity on on matters which happened to be doubtful. So something that a person who has not learned may think is a doubting doubtful matter and ends up leaving or not practicing. Well, a person of knowledge may do that very thing. But it won't be doubtful for him in any which way. Why? Because he has the information required to be able to understand whether this is halal or haram. Okay, lie Allah Muna kathira minuteness. Another important point is by the way, doubtful matters are not clear cut Haram.
Okay. That's also very important. Meaning if there are
different scholars saying different things on a specific matter, that matter will never be a clear cut.
It's very important to note this because many times when there are doubtful matters, some people they end up believing or assuming that this doubtful matter must mean that is completely Haram. No, it's not Haram. It's neither for that specific individual who believes it to be doubtful and there's two opinions on the matter. For instance, it's neither here nor halaal. It's somewhere in the middle. Where he to do it, he won't be sinful, but it's better not to because he's going to be roaming around the gray area. For money Taka Shu heart
So now the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said whoever it the pursue heart, whoever avoids the trouble heart, the doubtful matters
fucka disturber LED and he were led, then that person will be
saving himself for his religion and also for his Deen and also for his honor as well. What does that mean? He will be freeing himself from being blamed in both his faith and also his integrity as well. And his
his personal reputation as well. Sometimes you may Some think something, you may have an excuse to do something. But the other person onlooker, he doesn't know your excuse. Okay? So it's very important for a Muslim to not only be worried about what Allah will think, which is very important already, but also what people may think as well, really,
we should be concerned about what people may think, isn't that a form of idea?
No, not always. Okay, sometimes you have to be concerned about what people will think, because we live in societies, and societies are made up of people. So if people think of you as an evil person, they will point fingers at you as an evil person. If people think of you as a righteous person, then the doors of righteousness will further reopen for you, and you will be availed in that way. So we do have to be considered of that. And there's a little bit of a hint within this Hadeeth to that as well. fatca, disturber, od D we're LD, then that person has sought to free himself of blame in his religion and also in his honor as well. Okay. Honor is within this world. Let me give you an
example. Simple, simple example. Let's say a person is during the month of Ramadan sick, okay.
While he's sick in Milan, he doesn't have to fast. Okay. So he goes outside and he starts eating outside.
yes, some scholars will say that public eating while in Ramadan is also something that is offensive, one shouldn't do it. But let's say a person believes that it's not offensive to be publicly eating. And obviously, it's not haram because he's not fasting. Okay. So
when he publicly eats, people are going to perhaps, point a finger at him and say, oh, Falun, or falana it's the month of Ramadan, and they're not fasting, for the sake of Allah, is that you are gentle towards this individual doing they're opening a door for them to be blamed. A simple example that is very close to home and shot loved meaning. It's something that we can understand very easily. So is it better for you not to eat in public then? Obviously.
And that's why Ali Baba Talib used to say that don't do those things that is going to cause people to blame you. Why? Because fillet is a cool new Sami and no Quran. Totally, according to Smith, because not every person was going to hear an evil Mater about you, you're going to have an excuse to share with them as well.
Do you understand that sometimes, we leave off things that have no problem within them just because what may end up happening is people might start accusing us of an evil etc. Woman worker official bohart now the Prophet continued and he said, Whoever actually ends up falling into the shadow heart is doubtful matters, then he has fallen into her arm. And as I said earlier on, that he hasn't literally fallen into the Haram. The prophets are seldom is trying to say as the Allah explained that it's as if he's fallen into Haram, meaning he will fall into haram because now he's going into the doubtful zones. So he's not leaving him between himself and how direct clear cut down a barrier.
In order for you to have a barrier between yourself and direct, clear cut held on always leave a bit of a zone between yourself and the clear cut held on by avoiding the matters which happened to be doubtful. Similarly, in order for you to avoid neglecting your obligations, make sure you you
insulate your obligations with some of the student as well. So that those sunon they act as a guard for the obligations. When you fall short, you will be falling short on this soon and you're not going to be falling short on the obligations. Similarly, when you fall short in the offensive matters, you're going to be falling short in the doubtful matters. Never will you fall short and end up in doing something which is clear cut How long can
ra era holan Hema now the Prophet gave us an example a physical example. He said, this is like a lie. This is like a shepherd,
person who is taking care of sheeps who is pastoring. around,
around what? Around the sanctuary held in FEMA, Emma is a sanctuary, you should call it maybe he is going to take his sheep and graze them there in as well. Okay?
If he's going around the sanctuary, there's a possibility that they may start walking into the actual sanctuary and then
there's a sin there. So the Prophet alayhi salatu salam is saying that don't go in the sanctuary, which is the shrivel heart because if you go close to this, the sanctuary if you go into the sanctuary, close to the sanctuary, then you might end up going into it as well and that would be considered impermissible, the sanctuaries actual harm of Allah is the Prophet he himself explained. He said Allah were inadequately Malik in Haman. He said, verily, every single King has a Hema has a sanctuary. Allah, we're in the Himalayan Hema honeymoon
virally and of assurity, the sanctuary of Allah subhanho wa Taala are the boundaries that Allah subhana wa tada has placed, so don't bow close to those boundaries, lest you fall into the boundaries themselves as well. Similarly, the shepherd should not be bringing his sheep close to the boundaries because if he brings in close to the boundaries, there's a likelihood that he might act the sheep might end up grazing there in as well. And then he will be held to account for that. Similarly, a Muslim that ends up doing all of the shubo heart all of the doubtful matters, then one day, perhaps they might end up falling into the boundaries, which is the clear sins which are the
clear head on, which is what the prophets have said love described by saying, in halala Union, we're in then head on, I beg you, the halaal is clear. And the haraam is also very, very clear. And this is true because the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is truthful. And another proof for the truth of this is that most of them have I'm not many of them have rahmat are very, very clearly mentioned by the prophet and in the Quran. So the Muhammad the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam mentions them quite clearly, we're in the Himalaya, Hema harima in the sanctuary of Allah subhanho wa Taala are the mahat him of Allah subhanho wa Taala that the now what exactly is the sanctuary and what are
the boundaries? Okay. Let me explain the word Muharram for a second. There, remember they said the word Muharram
It has two different connotations within it.
is the literal connotation, and that is everything which happens to be held on.
So by doing anything, hold on, you're falling within the sanctuary of Allah. Number two,
not the literal connotation, but it is what ends up occurring when you do this. And that is the obligations by neglecting the obligations, you are also falling into harm. Okay? So by doing those things that Allah has prohibited, that is how, so you're falling within the Muharram of Allah, within the boundaries of Allah. And similarly, by neglecting those things that Allah Subhana Allah has obliged, you're also falling within them I had him of Allah subhanho wa Taala. So the word Mahajan will be inclusive of both the obligations, lest you if you do not do them, and also the prohibitions as well, if you were to do them, if one was to do them, and our NFL just said the model
rotten, the profits are seldom said Verily within the body happens to be a flesh as well. Either santa hat, Sala has Jessa do kulu when this morsel when this flush, rather, it ends up becoming reformed and corrected, the whole body stands corrected. Well, either fat said that when it becomes corrupt, the whole body also becomes corrupt. Allah heal. And the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said that, in fact, is the heart. That is in fact, the coal. So now let's take another look at the Hadeeth from the benefits perspective, okay. Firstly, the aroma they said this hadith is inclusive of some of them, they said it's inclusive of at least a fourth of Islam. Others they said
that it's inclusive of at least a third of Islam, meaning a summary of it. And others they said that actually if you really take a deep look at this
Studies you will find all of Islam summarized within this Hadith, because Helen is clear Haram is clear between the halal and haram or the doubtful matters. So these are all the camels shut up basically. Okay, halal haram and the doubtful matters household. Well, what are the gamma thick, leafy and Hamsa? What are the five gamma tech leaf? They are haraam, mcru MOBA, Mr hab and Roger. These are the basic five gamma tech leaf which all of you know how on
mcru, moda wajib and muster hub now,
when it comes to halaal within it, false
mobile, obviously, because halaal and mobile are the exact same thing, when we look at haraam. Then within haraam, false,
Y Jeep and the harem Why is that? Because it's hard not to do the logic. Okay. So then we have all three there.
And then when we look at think about the Mustang, Mustang behat, are they now on Vina Houma, omorovicza behat that has a bare minimum, we can say that it is could also include the macro heart as well, right. I don't wanna kathira Mira NASS family stable. Family taka taka disturber Allah Dini or other woman waka official wat waka FL Haram. Now the prophets have said Lim, then he guides us to correcting our heart. And that is something that is a necessary thing for one to do. Among corrections of the heart is also some of them must have about as well, meaning a basic level of correction. correcting the heart is an obligation upon every single Muslim. If you're having evil
thoughts, such as you will have the thought of self amazement where you're amazed by yourself. This is how you need to correct your heart. If you have the thought of Ria, this is how you need to correct your heart. But there is a completion of that correctness as well. Which is when you bring your heart even further closer to Allah when you've already fixed the obligatory problems with your heart, that is considered mishap so from that angle, we can take them to heart. And in this way, all of the major Afghan with the cliff can be found mentioned within this hadith. I ask Allah Subhana Allah to grant us to understand grant is the tofield to understand the depth of the words of
Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.
Now, I encourage you and myself to leave off those things that doubt that are doubtful, okay? There are many things that are doubtful, we're not sure of them. So the prophets I send them told us in another beautiful Hadith, he said, they're Amalia de buka, 11 is a book leave off that what you are doubtful of, for that which you have no doubts, people, sometimes they ask questions and they say, should I go with the Islamic bank? Or should I not go with Should I go with the conventional bank? My heart is not fully there with the conventional bank. So obviously, your heart is already feeling uncomfortable with that. And the obvious answer is that leave off that which you have no doubt you
have doubts for for which you don't have any doubts that mid buka Illa. mala your ebook.
The second thing is that
in this Hadith, the prophet alayhi salatu was Salam mentioned the heart and the heart we see it to be a recurring theme within the Sunnah of the prophet and also within the Quran as well. In the Quran, we have at least 132 occurrences of the word heart more than that, but the word palette itself because there's more than one word for the word heart, so the word it will be at least it occurs 132 times within the Quran in a variety of different ways. Sometimes Allah ascribes to this palette, disease, fearfully will be modeled on physiother Homer lahoma although some sometimes Allah subhana wa Taala says, What should he bufalo be him with your angel abiku for him, their hearts are
drenched in their love for the calf because of their disbelief as he talked about the Israelites and said this catolica Toba Allahu Allah colluvial Catherine, just like that Allah subhana wa tada seals the hearts of those people who disbelieved and then at times Allah subhanho wa Taala talks about the purity of the heart as well. Allah subhanaw taala also speaks about the hardness of the hearts will not pass at Punahou boom tobecome then your hearts became very hard. And Allah Subhana Allah said that, Daddy come up ohana coleauxv como khudobin. That is more
Pure for your hearts and also their hearts as well. So again and again, he's talking about a number of different concepts and ascribing them to the heart belief, disbelief, disease, and also being drenched within the love of something. Allah subhanho wa Taala is talking about sealing the hearts. He's talking about reconciling between the hearts as well what a leper VENA Kenobi him lo and fuck them after only Jimmy and Martin left Urbino. So,
Allah Subhana, Allah says he was the one who brought love between their hearts. If you were to spend everything within the world, you will never be able to bring love between them. But Allah subhanaw taala did that. So now he's describing a form of love between the hearts. So again, there's many different things that Allah is ascribing to the heart, but we can summarize them as following emotions is one of them. Okay?
So he's talking about love and ascribing it to the heart. And those emotions are very required in your relationship with Allah subhana wa Tada. And also belief,
disbelief as well. A metaphorical disease. Okay, all of these things are being ascribed to the heart, hardness as well as the heart
a heart we just saved from these problems as well. I didn't Saleem as Allah calls it.
Now, my question to you is, if Allah is placing so much influence, or so much emphasis rather on the heart, isn't it important that we take time to learn about this heart and how to correct it? Okay, because the Prophet alayhi salatu salam also placed great amounts of emphasis within the Hadith, within this hadith of hours upon the heart when he said that if this heart is corrected, then everything will be correct. If the heart has gone back, then nothing will be right.
I'm going to give you insha Allah five ways be the night to Allah to correct the heart. Okay.
Now speaking alone, about correcting This heart is a topic on its own but I'm going to give you in sha Allah five practical ways that insha Allah can purify the heart that can cleanse the heart that can soft, softened his heart that can bring this heart closer to Allah subhana wa Tada. The first of those is reciting the Quran. With that book,
and pondering on this blog.
How do we know this? We know this from the Quran itself. When Allah subhanho wa Taala says, If Allah is the balloon and Quran and malapa Lubin, UK fadwa Do they not ponder the Quran? Or are their hearts locked up and chained?
So what does this mean? This means that Allah is saying there's two types of people, one type of people who have locked up hearts and another type of people will ponder the Koran, okay.
So those who ponder the Quran, then that their hearts are not locked up, their hearts are not chained, their hearts are not hardened, their hearts are softened, rather.
So if you want to have a soft art, you want to attain a heart which is pure, which is close to Allah subhanaw taala then the way to do that is to ponder the book of Allah subhanaw taala. Now what exactly is that about? That the book comes from the word dubeau which means behind, so you can say the word dubeau for behind for anything like or at the end of anything. Like for example, do Buddha Cooley Salatin means after every prayer, because it's almost like it's behind the prayer, it's at the end of the prayer. So
what is the book of the Quran mean? They said that the book of the Quran is to look at the deeper meanings within the ayat Okay. Now that depth every single person will be doing on a different level.
What does that mean? That means that a olim, a scholar will be able to do a form of the double which a regular person will not be able to do an even greater scholar on which to hit for example, he'll be able to do to double at a level where a regular scholar will not be able to a regular person who's educated and close to Allah, they will be able to do terrible in a way where perhaps a person who is far away from the deen in the end Allah Subhana Allah will not be able to a person who is far away from Allah will be able to do that in a way where some of the other categories perhaps will not be able to do so this will be different from person to person. This will be different also from
situation to this
situation, time to time and place to place as well. Yes, also time to time and also place to place as well. Why do I say this? Because the words of Allah are timeless, and they continue to give us more and more miracles within those words. Okay? This is very important to note, because some people they believe that we know everything that is within the Quran already, which is not really true.
We don't know everything in the Quran, the gems of the Quran, continue to unveil on a daily basis, and they continue to learn more and more of the meanings of the Quran. Yes, many of the early phosphoserine they did a great job, I leave on authority, even Kathy, all of the great mofa city that came before us an email murase you know,
even at the Ibanez, Josie and mowdy there's so many mufa City and I mean, I can't even name that they did a great job. But still till today, when we researched deeper within the Quran, we find things that early scholars may have found, but maybe they didn't have the chance to put it down a B, maybe they didn't come across it. Because these are the words of Allah subhana wa Tada. They're going to continue to unveil things and now because of the research that we have on many fronts, whether it be sociological ferns, whether it be psychological friends, whether it be scientific fronts, all of those they end up unveiling for us aspects of the Quran, which weren't perhaps known
to people before in the same way that they're known to us today. So everyone will be able to do terrible in their own way. Yes, even a sociologist will find within the Quran what perhaps if scholar of the Quran and Sunnah may not be able to find this is a reality. Okay. I feel that we all met even, but only better than I do.
Except for the with the except for the people who have Taqwa of Allah subhana wa Tada.
So Allah says that the closest of friends, on that day they will become enemies for another except for one another except for the people who have the taqwa of Allah. Okay. Some of the modern sociologists, when they look at looked at this verse, They said that actually, this is greatly in line with what we found through statistical research on social sociological trends. What is that? Well, they said that we noticed that people of nobility continued to maintain relationships.
Okay, the know the more noble a person is, the more longer the relationship continues because they're able to comprehend one another. They're able to overlook things, they're able to
look past a little petty matters and so on and so forth. And the more noble the person becomes, the more chances are that that relationship will continue. Okay.
And Allah is saying that the mood, the mood, the tone, the people of the taqwa of Allah azza wa jal, they will continue to be friends on the Day of Judgment, but those people who are not that way, even if they happen to be close friends, they will not be friends on that day. Okay? And Allah tells us in the Quran that the most noble of people are who,
in a Corona como en de la he at koco, the most noble of people to Allah are the ones who have done.
So this is a sociological finding, that we came to know of, because of what because of modern research,
research in sociology, which wasn't there in the past in the way it happens to be today. Okay, this doesn't mean the Muslims didn't have anything to do with sociological developments. Of course, we did. Even Haldane was one of the founders of sociology, the subjects of sociology, right one of the main contributing contributors to this field. But the point is the way that researchers developed today, we definitely didn't have this type of data on every single aspect of things that that nobility can be a factor within relationships. And that it is a trend within relationships, that relationships continue in this way, just as Allah subhanaw taala said in the Quran about people who
are righteous. That's just one example. So the point is that, that will be different from person to person, time to time place to place, individual
to individual. Also, it'll be different based on the type of
majors that a person has right a person was was majored in sociology, neuroscience, they'll be able to read the Quran in ways that other people will not be able to read either khudobin fadwa or are their hearts chained and locked. Number two,
the bow of the Quran that's number one, number two is not filling up the belly. Okay.
salatu salam said that a child of Adam does not feel anything worse than his stomach, it's enough for a person that he just eats a few bites that keep them standing for encounter llama holla. If he has no choice, then the Prophet said, then do third for your food, third for your drink, and a third for your breath. So, that was after the prophets have said Lim said a few bites. So first, the prophet started off with a few bites, and then he went to a third. So keeping your stomach full, it leads to greed. Okay.
And that greed leads to a lot of evil qualities and it blocks a person in bars a person from his heart being focused on Allah, to his heart being consistently focused on the dunya it's harmful for the person's dunya and it's harmful for the person's Deen as well.
standing up the night in prayer, specifically the night Okay, reading the Quran at nighttime. So not just any no often most specifically the ones that the nighttime pm only because the Prophet because Allah told us in the ER on in knirsch at the lane,
he should do
that the night prayer, it allows you to get a deeper impression on your heart. And it's also better in terms of what you're going to be reading as well. And how you're going to be absorbing that information as well. So the NMR they said it actually has a greater effect on the heart than I should do up i'd meaning it has a greater impact on your heart. So if you want to have a greater impact through the Quran onto your heart, then read the Quran at nighttime. Okay, this is the Iman Lail in general, but there's another practice as well. And that's the last one that I mentioned to you. And there are many other ways but these are just five ways. Another one, last one, number five,
number four, actually never mind. Number four, okay, so we'll stick with four then number four, is that
turning to Allah before fudger time, the time which Allah calls, the time of sale,
the time of sale, this is a very, very blessed time. The only two times when Allah subhanaw taala spoke about this time in which people are actually doing something okay.
referred to the people of Nepal,
the people of piety.
So describing the people of piety, Allah subhanho wa Taala said levena yaku Luna robina those who say that Oh our Lord in an Amana we have believed in your Allah fulfill another no brainer. So forgive our sins. Oh, Allah joaquina either banagher and protect us from the permit of the Hellfire as well. Then he describes him and he says, a saw beauty in our saw the Athena will Connie Tina wellmune. For Tina. Well, Mr. variabilis have those who are patient, those who are truthful, those who are humble, those who spend in the way of Allah, and those who continuously make is still far at the time of this how, okay,
at the time of sandwiches right before find your time. So if you wake up 15 to 20 minutes before fudger that is the time of sound.
That's the time also observed as you know, right? So before that, and that's the reason why so hold is called sold because you're going to be having it around that time, the time of sale. So
Allah Subhana Allah describes the people of taqwa as those who do stay far those who ask Allah for forgiveness at this particular time. And he also says in another verse, he says, well, Bill has had you home your cell phone, and the people of piety they do is still far of Allah Subhana Allah at the time of Sahaja again, and the Hadith in Sahih hain has it that our Isha or the Allah Allah, Allah said that for every single night, or for every portion of the night, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam at some point in his life would do with it. Okay, so at every portion of the night the Prophet would do with it.
At some point in his life, sometimes he did it in the beginning. Sometimes he did it in the middle of the night. Sometimes he did it at the end of the night, and Aisha said that his Witter towards the end of his life, it became at the time of Saha.
Morning time, sorry before find your time, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam by some minutes or a couple of dozen minutes meet me approximately the last hour before fudger the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam will do is with at that time towards the end of his life, as he mentioned in the hadith of Buhari and Muslim.
And then we have another tradition in which Abdullah bin Omar, it is said that he would pray the yamo Lane at nighttime and then he would tell Nafisa
he would ask him Is it time of Sahaba yet or not? Which again is the time right before fudger? Right. So is it time of Sahaba yet or not?
So when NAFTA was said nothing was not fair, by the way.
Now, here is the
helper of abnormal, okay, he was the slave freed of ignorant, okay.
and there's, of course, many narrations from NAFTA from England.
And the famous Golden Chain goes Malik nafi Malik, who narrates from NAFTA and who narrates from ignorance. This is known as the golden chainsaw, or even or is asking not fair. But you know, Lota was a great debater, even among the AMA. He's saying is it time for zaharia because he's going to be his helper is going to help him and tell him of different matters. So whenever not at roadside is already time. At that moment. If the robot would leave prayer and he would start making
a new start making is still far because that time, Allah Subhana Allah describes it as the time in which people do still have to Allah seeking forgiveness from Allah and asking Allah subhanaw taala for your needs.