Channel: Abdul Wahab Saleem
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Sooner hamdulillah salatu salam ala rasulillah al hamdu lillahi Hamden. UAF in Yama who caffee oma zita awesome Allahu ala Sayidina Muhammad wa ala alihi wa sahbihi. Germaine along the Alabama in Pharaoh now when Tina was in a edmonia carrying rubbish really sorry, we sit opposite me listen if cocconi or visit any arrangement or visit any arrangement or visit in your alma Allahumma salli ala jalta, who Salah has negotiated Salah welcome everyone to this talk on port on the timeless miracle. Okay.
Now, the way this talk talk actually came about was a couple of weeks ago, me and Haji Rashid were sitting and talking. And as we were talking, we started talking about the miraculous nature of the Quran. So he requested that maybe I should give a talk on this particular subject. So I said Bismillah it's a great topic to discuss. So that's how the idea of the talk essentially came about. What on a timeless miracle. Okay, now, firstly, what exactly is a miracle? What makes a miracle constitutes a miracle? And what do we call a miracle within the Arabic language? Now we know within the Quran, Allah azza wa jal calls the Quran itself an ayah. Right? This is in the Quran multiple
times mentioned about the Quran and also the IR that other prophets had been given as well, right? So we have the IR that the Prophet Musa prophet Risa, all of the prophets of God, all of the messengers of God, were given specific ayat that were appropriate for their time, their space, their situation, their contexts, their people, and whatever their people happen to be best at. Right? So this was the heart of those profits.
And later, the topic of the miracle of the Quran, or the miracle in general, the Muslim philosophers in later times, perhaps within the second century, or the early third century, okay?
They ended up coining a new term for this idea of miracle and they called it a more jeiza Okay. And they said that a mortgage user has to have a couple of different things.
They defined it saying that it has to be a supernatural occurrence something that is beyond normal, not normal, but beyond normal, it has to be by means of a messenger. So a messenger is the one who will be doing, you know, who would be bringing about this particular appearance by the leave of course of God, by the isn't or the, by the will of Allah azza wa jal, right. And the third thing they said is that it has to be coupled together with a challenge that the Prophet gives that a prophet gives to his people. Okay. So we have three things, then it has to be a supernatural occurrence, something that is beyond normal paranormal, okay. And then it has to be with a prophet
or a messenger. And it has to be coupled together with a challenge that this prophet gives. This is the, the broad definition of emerges of a miracle, right? It's applicable to Islam. And it's applicable to other religions as well how so we can look at the art or the mergesort of the previous prophets as well and see if they happen to be supernatural occurrences. Like the occurrences that happened to Ibrahim and etc.
Yeah, now Cooney barudan, wa salam and Allah Ibrahim po fire become coolness and ease and peace for Ibrahim alayhi salam. So this was a supernatural occurrence. And it happened to a by means of a messenger. And not just that he made the claim that I am a messenger, this is the challenge that I'm giving you bring something of its nature. Okay. So, the first few minutes are going to be a little bit technical. And after that, I'm going to start getting into examples in the lights and everything in shot along with that I will start to fall into place, but we need to get into those technicalities in order for us to then really understand the examples okay. So the first thing is
what that it has to be a paranormal or supernatural occurrence, okay. So that means that all normal events cannot be deemed miraculous. This is very important because many, many times, even as Muslims, we look at something that is absolutely normal, perhaps even within our religion, and we become, you know, we say Subhan Allah This is so this is the miracle of the foreigner. This is the miracle of the prophet to send them the Prophet told us of this 1400 years ago, perhaps there was record of it even prior to 1400 years ago, right. So it has to be something that is extra normal. That is what amazes people, and that is what can be a proof that someone happened to be an apostle
of God, or a prophet of God, right. That's the first thing. The second thing is the second condition is this
A challenge must be placed for forward. We know that all of the prophets or many of the prophets and many of the messengers, they would come to their people for instance, Rizal is around he said, Allah said water sulan 11 inside Allah had sent him is a messenger to the Israelites. What did he say? And Nika G to come be it Mira because I have come to you, to you with a sign from your Lord, I need to come be it Morocco, I've come to you with a sign from from your Lord. Okay, so here's a sign a prophet proclaiming that I have a sign and challenging is people that I have assigned. And then he gives them a long list of signs that recently Saddam was given. Now, of course, this is not the
topic of our discussion, so we'll keep going right? But recently, saddam at that point, he gave a lot of signs about why he is in fact a prophet to the Israelites, right.
So the second thing then is that there has to be a challenge, this challenge can be implied, or it can be explicit. So the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was given a clear explicit challenge, which is the Quran, and he was given a plethora of implied challenges. Okay, some of the scholars they said that the, that the mergesort of the Prophet alayhi salatu salam are over 1000 word Jews. Okay, whether that number is an exaggeration or not, we know that there are really many, many more Jews out of the Prophet alayhi salatu salam and I collected a small book in which I gathered around 60 odd miracles have a loss or loss a loss and there are many, okay, but the point is that the one
which happens to be with the challenges, of course, the poor on the others. They're called della Ilona, Booyah. They're called proofs of prophethood. But they may not be from a semantical perspective, they may not be referred to as mergesort. Okay, according to some, but anyways, the point is, all of them prove that this was a messenger because something supernatural is occurring at the hands of this messenger. Okay?
The fourth thing, and this is very important, the more Jesus should occur just as the claimant made the claim, okay, so if a if a person says that, I'm going to, for instance, spit inside of this well, and the weld will then start to gush with water, okay. And when he spits in this inside of this wall, the well becomes completely dry. And this is exactly what happened to an imposter prophet at the time of Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam by the name of Muslim al Qaeda, because they went to him. And they said to him, that you are a prophet of God, is some of the people who believed in this prophet when he was imposter, right? And the Prophet title they educate them. So
they said to him, we have a well it's starting to dry and we're afraid that it's going to completely dry. So he said, Okay, I will take some of that water, I put it in my mouth, and I'll spit in it and it will become lots of water, right? And the water will start to increase. But somehow Allah, Allah azza wa jal made his attempt to gain a merge into what they call an ohana or humiliation. Right. So technically, anything that comes against the claim of the claimant is called a Hana. And similarly, the same person one day, some people came to him, and they brought a child who, whose hair was falling off. So they said to him, that we want you to take your blessing Han, and want you to rub it
over your over the child's head, perhaps Allah will bring about the hair of this child. So he said, Okay, I mean, he was diluted by his own lies. So he took his hand and he started wiping it on top of this child and the here all of them they started to fall off. Okay. So this is again and Hannah. So this is of course not in more detail why even though something supernatural, it's not natural for someone to dip, spit in a well, and the wall becomes dry. It's not natural for someone to wipe someone's head, and then the hair start to fall off. So it's supernatural, but it is against the claim of the treatment. He's saying, I'm a prophet, and I'm going to do this and it'll get fixed and
the opposite happens. So Allah is showing the people that this person is actually an imposter. Okay.
And last but not least,
the and this is the fifth condition. The man who has made that claim to a miracle must also make a claim to profit or because there are people even within the ohmmeter Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam, who will get what we can call in English, we can call them miracles, okay. They're called comments in Arabic.
But we but from a, from a technical perspective, we don't call them miracles because we use the term miracles specifically to the prophets, right. Basically what that means is they will get something supernatural as an honor for their righteousness within this world. The Sunni creed is that the pious amiss, the oma may be granted l keramat.
They call it karma to Alia, okay? And this is something we have great records of within history from the time of the web and rather from the time of the Sahaba downwards till the later generations. Okay. Some of those karma were similar to the warranties out that were given to the prophets themselves. For instance, we know that Ibrahim alayhi salam, Allah azza wa jal made the fire cool for him, right? I was a Muslim on our land. He was also among the people within our oma for whom Allah azza wa jal made the fire cool and or whatever the hotdog when he met him, he embraced him and he said, you know, you were so glad that he met a person from amongst the owner of Mohammed, who was
given the same supernatural occurrence that happened to Ibrahim Elisa, but no claim of prophethood was there. So then obviously, this person is not a prophet, right? So supernatural occurrences can be categorized in multiple different ways. Okay, even till today, we sometimes see people going through supernatural occurrences, for different reasons, sometimes race to dodge sometimes for HANA sometimes for kurama, sometimes, and so forth, right. Now let's try taking all of this information and applying it to the full on.
Let's apply all of this to the Is it really true that the Koran happens to be a paranormal or a supernatural occurrence? Was there ever a challenge that occurred from the Quran or from a loss of profits a lot already was said of them telling the people this is my this is my liturgies to you. This is my miracle team. Okay. Firstly, was the Quran something supernatural? Now we know that the Quran which is recorded in muscle house all across the world, it rests on bookshelves like these ones right here, just as other books rest on bookshelves as well. So one may assume that it is not actually a supernatural occurrence. Why wait because we have it right before us, right.
But the way we know that the Quran is in fact, a supernatural occurrence is if we look at the way Allah subhanho wa Taala had addressed the pagans of that time within the Quran. So when the pagans first heard about this, but on the first thing that they have that happened to them, was they felt immediately that they cannot replicate this, why not? Okay, why not? To understand this, I need to tell you two things, okay? The first thing is there's something called mumble
and then there's something called mental, okay?
There's something called there's something which is poetic, and there's something which is normal writing, okay. Now, normally poetry has a certain meter by which it you know, rhymes, okay. So it rhymes in a certain way. And Arabs have 16 odd different meters that they use to calculate the rhymes of things, okay, and I write poetry in Arabic, so I am aware of these meters. Okay. So that's the first thing. And the second thing is just normal writing. Normally, normal writing doesn't come with a melodious rhyme that poetry comes with. However, poetry is captivating and that it all sounds rhythmic, right. So you have rhyme on one end, and then you have regular writing, on the other hand,
for iron comes, and it brings the two and it mixes the two in a very, very captivating way, where there is no pattern. If you look at the Quran, throughout the Quran, you will never be able to pinpoint a specific pattern. By the way, not even within certain soil. You will not be able to find specific patterns in the way things are rhyming, but they're all rhythmic.
And that's why when people hear the Koran they become, you know, dumbstruck dumbfounded they become awestruck, because of how beauty beautiful and how melodious decor is. But there happens to be no single pattern that the entire put on uses. Because the Arabs and it's very, very specific patterns, one vowel here, one vowel there, and you've messed up the patterns. That's how they used to write poetry. At that time. Mr. Frieden was still very long was still speaking for a room affair you
everything happens to have a specific pattern, one lecture this way, one lecture that way, one vowel this way, one vowel that way, that's it, the poetry has fallen apart. But the Quran has no Patric pattern whatsoever. And yet it sounds more melodious than poetry. Okay.
And on top of that, it happens to be regular writing, but still it has all of the all of the features of poetry as well. In addition to that, poetic language normally has a problem and that is that a poet can be very, very fluent and very, very eloquent and so on and so forth. But at the end of the day, because of the meters he gets stuck, and he can't express himself to the best of his ability.
Allah azzawajal inculcates all of the features of this poet, poetry in terms of its rhythm in terms of its beauty, but Allah has the origin of places every single word as we'll find out today, in a very, very specific way, in what we call the epitome of eloquence. And by the way, Muslims and non Muslims alike who happened to be Arabic literary, admit that the Quran happens to be the epitome of what they know to be literature within the Arabic language. We believe that it is the epitome of literature in every language. And we have reasons for that. So the Arabs immediately they realize that this is not something that they can do. Right. So then they started to accuse the Prophet
sallallahu alayhi wa sallam of fabricating and concocting this Koran. So Allah azza wa jal, he replied to them, and he said, we're not gonna huddle or add a new firearm into the law. This Koran couldn't have been fabricated. It couldn't have come from anyone other than Eliza widget. So this response, this was the first now there's going to be a dialogue. Basically, there's a pattern of thought that occurred in order to finally the final challenge. The final, the final the head the the final challenge to come to the herbs, what is that final challenge? I'm getting to that but there's a chronological order of discussion that took place between Allah azzawajal and the pagan Arabs of
that time, right. So the first thing is a simple the Quran is fabricated. Allah says the Quran is not fabricated. Now, the second step that takes place is that they try to explain away the Quran by saying it is poetry, even though they know the smarter ones, I missed them, they say we know poetry and this is not poetry. Right? In the private quarters, they would say, we know this is we know poetry and this is nothing like poetry. So it cannot be poetry. Okay.
they say shy, they say, then they say, Okay, you know what, he's a magician. Some of them they come back and they say, You know what? It cannot be a magician as well.
Let's at least call him a liar or something like that. Right? Well, Carl caffee Runa haha de ser en casa, the cofounders of Porsche they said that this person happens to be a saccade he happens to be a magician and he happens to be a lawyer as well. Right after either like as even MBE jinda. Now they're starting to say that he happens to be image known. He's gone that sallallahu alayhi wasallam. They keep going and Eliza, which is going to give them a response for each of these in a very, very direct way, in a very, very clear way. Then they go and they say, again, he's fabricating, they keep on going back to the same lies he's fabricating. He's doing this he's a liar,
he happens to be a magician, he's a shotgun. And Allah subhanho wa Taala says, Look, if all of that is true, he happens to be a lawyer, he happens to be a poet he happens to be known, then surely you have poets who are known poets from us, Mr. Society, bring one of them he can develop something like this. They're not able to do that.
If he's a liar, liar, like him and show us your life. They're not able to do that. If he's crazy, bring one of your fools and see what he does and says he's not able to do they're not able to do that. Allah Subhana Allah Allah says failure to be howdy famously, he in Canada saw the thing then let them bring something of speech like it is they happen to be truly truthful to the claim that they're making. But now this Now the challenge is beginning now bring us something like the Quran right? But they want to forego this challenge and sometimes when people are challenged to beyond their scope they try to forego the challenge by saying this challenge is under me beneath me right
so they start to go down this route well you got to to allow him to now whenever I utter recited upon them, or Luca tsamina Lucia una una mirada.
We've heard the challenge if we wish we could have said something entirely of its like as well in
a welline This is nothing more than fables and Tales of the past people right? So they want to try to forego this challenge we're seeing this is just a simple challenge if we wish we can do that. But a lot is the origin when they go to this point. Now they're saying this is a simple challenge we can do that if we so please Allah subhanho wa Taala says in each Turner attic insulation
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Well here are say Oh, Hamlet, if all of mankind and all of qiantang were to come together and they were to attempt to bring something like this on, they would never be able to do that. Even if all of them gathered together to attempt to do that. They would never ever be able to do that. Okay, so now a lot is giving them this daunting challenge to bring the entire, the likes of the entire on. So they start
To play the games as well, what do they say now? They say you know what the information within the Koran is such that Polish doesn't have it. He met people in a shop. He met people here in his travels. And he ended up writing down this information from them. And that is what he's narrating on to the people they say. Allah subhanho wa Taala quotes wakad who saw a wedding they say that it is just the fables of the early people extended a half a year to La La bukata wa Sita he ended up writing them down and they are being dictated to him morning and nighttime so it's as if he's taking the information from someone else. Allah subhanho wa Taala doesn't let them go on this as well.
Allah Subhana Allah Allah says, Allah Padilla Allah we know of our surety and mahonia coluna enamel your Alamo Basha. They say that there's no one teaching him except a man. It's not an angel bringing whining, it's just a man teaching him. Lisa will never use a doula in a gym, you. Listen, I'll be up the tongue that they tried to point to it happens to be our Jimmy, it happens to be a foreign tongue that doesn't know how to speak Arabic. But this happens to be explicit, clear, eloquent Arabic, how can a person of that, you know john RA, a person who's not Arab, bring something like this? Again, they're stumped. Again, they're stuck. So Allah Subhana Allah takes it a bit easier on them, because
they go back to the same claims. They said, the information we don't have this, he's a Socrates zombies. So Allah subhanho wa Taala says me Hold on after, are they still saying that he happens to be fabricating? Right? In fact, all the actually sewer in mislim staraya then bring to me just 10 surahs of it's like most diet, which you end up fabricating on your own, just as he as you claim had fabricated the karate just bring me 10 he's brought you 114 you just bring me 10 and he continues to bring you on a daily basis. And then you say there's someone helping him right where the woman is stop. I mean, don't lie and kudos if you claim that there's other people helping him as well as the
room minister to call whoever you so please, other than a lot of the agenda if you so happened to be truthful, right? Call everyone gathered the entire people you think he went to shot him you have people that went to gym, you think he went there and there you think there's someone non Arab that is speaking to him that has information and tales and fables from India, and other places, you have all that as well. So go ahead and bring everyone together. And still, you will surely and definitely feel.
Now they're stumped, and they're stuck. So a lot as the origin wants to perfect the challenge. And the last challenge and this is what the challenge of the Quran stuck out till the Day of Judgment and it continues to remain in a poo Luna Tara, Tara, they do they say that he has fabricated, then do what fact to be surah Timothy just bring one suit or like the polka one surah and we know that the shortest surah of the Quran is what? It's three Iraq's with the exclusion of of Albus Mara, okay. And it happens to be just 10 odd words. So Allah azza wa jal is saying that bring me just 10 words no one Missy? Don't the Arabs know all of these words we say the Quran is revealed in Arabic.
So the Arabs can obviously put together a sentence it's not about how what sentence they put together, and the words that they know, it's about how you use those words, you and I all know the, you know, the different words out there. But literary experts have a different way of writing true literary is have a different way of writing literature and they're able to bring something that you and I despite the fact that we know the same words cannot bring allies though we're just pleased within the shortest surah of the Quran. And there happens to be surah
Allah pleased within that so many rhetorical instruments, that no other person within this world can place such rhetorical beauty within just 10 words. Okay? And I have online a lecture on pseudocode for about an hour long I can't get into pseudocode itself because that is
that would take a long time because every single literally every single lecture you stop at anything and there's some meaning within it, and there's something to think about within that. So you can inshallah look that up and you will find within that inshallah some higher when it comes to the jars that Allah has placed within, within the store, and I don't claim that the lecture entails everything because the last panel on is beyond the one talk or one, you know, lecture or even a series entailing everything within it from them. Okay.
Now the third part so the first two questions are answered, there was a challenge. There was in fact a challenge. And there was a merge isn't. The Quran is in fact supernatural.
Was there anyone who will fulfill this dream
That's the second question. Okay. Is there anyone out there who ended up fulfilling the challenge of trying to bring about something like the Koran or 10 sutras like the Koran or the final challenge, and that is just one surah. Like the Koran, by the way, there's no challenge in the Quran that says when I keep that in mind, sometimes people when they get carried away, they say one I know a lot. So again, the bare minimum challenge that he made is one school, because it sort of has its own personality. Okay, so we can write a chapter be very small, that has a complete personality to itself that it carries a deep meaning within it. Okay. So
Was there anyone who was able to bring something like, three to 10 words or something of that nature, we have 14 140 odd years, and we're still running. Until today, there hasn't been a single person who has been successfully able to bring something that is of literary excellence par up to the other powers up to the plot. Now, one may say, you know, that might be subject that might be a subjective claim. But the reality is that, you know, if we think about literary experts within the world, there has been Arabic literary experts who are Arabs born and bred, but they they're not Muslims. Okay. Even till today. You know, I don't want to mention any names to promote people who
who happened to be that way, but there are names till today of people who happen to be literary experts, people whose books are studied in even sometimes Believe it or not kulia to Sharia
or or coleus. Aloha, the college's of Arabic language that happened to be non Muslims and they're here till today.
books that you will be shocked at when you look at the excellence of how this person happens to be a writer on narrow or sought for Bulava or so on and so forth. And specifically have a name in mind who happens to be Christian? Okay.
But and they use By the way, I asked for Anya, when they're when they're writing their books on grammar as well. Because they know that even non Muslim experts or the Arabic language know that there is nothing beyond the Koran when it comes to the excellence in language. Okay.
So till today, there hasn't been a single person who has been who's rightfully made a claim that they've brought something like the Koran, not a single person. Okay. Was there ever such a claim in the past?
Sorry, was there a claim to profit? Or, of course, we know that there was a claim to profit out right from the beginning on the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam made his call right. In the beginning, he went up on to the Jabba the mountain, and then he screamed out of our house about her own destruction, may afflict in the morning time, and so on and so forth. For he gathered together, he told them, do you, what do you say, if I were to tell you that there happens to be an army right behind me on this mountain, right sofa. And they said, We will accept you your claim because you happen to be truthful. And we know that you're standing in a position that you can see we cannot,
So he said, in the interview in the campaign ad, as I've been treated, and I happen to be a warner to you, for a punishment that happens to be very severe. So from the very getgo, from the very beginning, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he gave this challenge, or he told the people that he happens to be a prophet of Warner, right. And there's so many other examples of where the profits are sentimental. So everybody knows the profits or sentiment proclaimed profit, right? Now, the question is, how do we know that? This is, in fact, a miracle? We said that the Arabs who happened to be the most perfect and eloquent people at that time, right? They were not able to, they
were not able to bring something like the Koran. And throughout the centuries, no one was able to but one may say I don't speak Arabic, I don't know Arabic. How am I to know something is a miracle and something is not a miracle, right? Well, firstly, you can use your intellect to derive that because if we think about the fact that the people who knew their own language best By the way, Arabic is only considered her job that is spoken, it's only considered an evidence within the first 200 odd years, give or take different scholars have different measurements, right? Okay. So after that the Arabic has changed to a point where people when they speak Arabic That is not considered
proof in terms of us, defining meanings. Arabic is not like English. English is the language that develops consistently. Arabic is a language that doesn't develop consistently first is first of all, it is a language that is based on derivatives. So every time there's a new object, you can make a word from within the language. Okay? That is the case also with English to some degree, but it's not as evidence as evidence as it is
Within the Arabic language, okay everything is everything is derived from three or four letter Rupert's. Okay? That's the difference between Arabic and other language languages for that reason, you don't add new words to the language, you add new ideas, and then the Arabic language forms words within the forums that are already within it. Okay.
Now, what do we consider an evidence when it comes to meanings within the Arabic language? Only the first 100 odd years of Islam, or pre Islamic times? Why am I saying this? Because this means that these were the people who knew the language of the Arabs best. And most particularly the people whose language was the most bright was the people whom the Prophet alayhi salaatu wa Salaam was sent to, they used to boast about their language, if they were not able to replicate the Koran or 10 sutras like the Koran or one sort of like the Koran then who else will be able to, but nonetheless, we can still see the miracle of the Quran in other ways as well. If you use your intellect there in
that's enough of a proof, but let's say you don't want to go that route we can find and we can ponder on ourselves and see that there is in fact, very many forms of miracles within the plot.
So far, we should have already recognized that the primary type of miracle in the Quran is what
the primary type of miracle within the Quran is the Arabic miracle, the linguistic miracle. Okay, so let's try let's attempt Okay, of course, the more Arabic You know, the closer you get to try to recognizing the miraculous nature of the Quran from the linguistic angle, but still, if we tried to ponder the Quran, we can still come to some degree of recognition. We're all people of intellect and intelligent people. Isn't that so? Right? So I'll give you an example. Firstly, whenever we're trying to perfect a statement, we have to do three things within Arabic. Okay, and within other languages as well. Firstly, we have to perfect the word choice. Okay, that's the first thing. The
second thing that we need to do is we have to perfect and especially in languages, which are based on derivatives, we have to perfect the form that we choose, in order for us to express ourselves, okay, that's what they call morphology. The third thing that we have to do is we have to perfect the sentence structure that the sentence is placed in, right?
How the sentence has been structured, I can say one thing in multiple different ways, right? That's all when you're writing a book, for example, or you're writing is writing anything, you sit there taking the sentence and restructuring it again and again, and again, to get the perfect meanings that you want, right? So sentences can be structured in many ways. word choices are many and forms that you use, especially in languages that are based on derivatives, that they happen to be many as well. So you have to pick all these, all of these three things. Now, the claim is that every single time the or on picks the best word, and it picks the best form, and it picks the best sentence
structure as well. Okay? Every single time, without exception, okay. And there hasn't been tilted in any one who's been able to successfully make a claim that the poor are structured a sentence in a way where it rendered a meaning that's good, but there could be a better meaning.
Because in that location in that particular context, the way a laws origin has structured that is, in fact the best. Okay, so let me give you an example of how the Quran picks the perfect form. Okay.
Now, we know that throughout the whole analyzer we just speaks about and highlighted dunia and highlighted after hour after hour, dunya, and so on and so forth, right.
We're in an era, so he's talking about highlighting, but there's only one place in the Quran where Allah azza wa jal says and hire one, okay. How many of you know what the word haiwan means? haiwan. Now, we know many times this is used also to refer to animals and so forth, right? But it actually means life. And haiwan means life. So Allah azza wa jal said, Well, now, however, you have to listen to it carefully, that Allah said that this high art, the worldly life, the life that is closer to you that you're living in a dunia in LA LA. It's nothing more than amusement and diversions. Okay.
It's amusement, because you happen to have your car within and you happen to have your house within it. You happen to have marriage wrapping up children. It's so eventful. There's all these occurrences that happened and there's all these things that are constantly happening, you know, what is happening and some people there is more happening than other people, right? And that's why people get jealous of other people. They say look at that person. His life is so eventful. He did this. He did that nowadays, we see it on Facebook, Twitter, and all these places. So we start to even meet feel more. You know, sometimes just
So the fact that other people's lives happened to be so eventful, right? They're doing this and they're doing all these different things, right? But that's all I see. This hierarchy is law, when it happens to be eventful. It happens to have immune amusement, it happens to have diversions. But Allah wants to tell you that the here after is even further and more eventful. It's even more amusing. It's even more greater, it's even more occupying there is so much more within this hereafter, that you'll never be able to find all of that within this world. Okay. So how does he say that? How does he say that now we come to the word choice. Throughout the Quran, Allah has been
using the word al-hayat and Hayato.
But now Alize audiences were in the DA Hirata, Lehi and Hiawatha. And the here after.is, the one which happens to be a higher one, that is the one that truly is the lively life because they say in Arabic, any word that comes on the form of phylon, like higher one, any word that comes on this form, like fire barn, for example, for flood, you know, a flood comes, it's very eventful, you know, all these things are being pulled out of the ground and uprooted and houses sometimes coming off, and it's very eventful. So they call the Arabs, they have a very, very unique way of picking words, even the forms that they look at the form and the meaning that the implied meaning within the form.
So they say failed on write the floods in that way, because it's very eventful. So Allah says this here after, however, it is a higher one. So the perfect word in the perfect place. Why? Because in this place of lies establishing that this life is eventful. So you shouldn't forget that the Hereafter is further eventful, and further lively, right?
So this is just one example of our lives origin, picks the perfect word in the perfect way. Now, one may say, isn't that possible? Isn't that within the capacity of also other people as well? It is, it is, this is the point it is within the capacity of other people. But it is not within the capacity, that every single instrument that is used, I'm only showing you one thing here, every single instrument that's used, every single word that is placed, happens to be just perfect. And that's why we have an entire art within the Arabic language called an Adobe Arabic literary criticism, right? What does that mean? literary criticism, it means that there happens to be literature. And there are
people who happen to be critics of this literature. So they will go and look through every single passage that early authors, late authors, previous generations, even pre Islamic poets have given and they will criticize, they'll say, he could have used this word, and it would have been better, he could have done this, he could have moved this letter this way, it would have been better and so on and so forth. But no one is successfully been able to criticize the NUS or Ani because every single time you criticize, you look deeper, and you find a reason why Allah is orogenic This way, in that specific place, right? So that's an example of the word choice, the form choice, then an
example of the word choice. Okay, an example of the word choice, Napa Angelica, la Kitab. And a lot of people general says, surely we have revealed to you a Kitab a book fee, the crew come in this book happens to be your ticket, okay? And happens to be your ticket. Now, of course, we all do that all the time after Salah before Salah we do the can when we're walking in sha Allah where people are they can be an ally to Allah. Right? So
we know a little bit of what the word victory means, right? But in essence, the word Vicar has multiple different meanings. Okay, the first meaning of the word Vicar is which is known to all of us. And that is the thing that we do with our tongues. We mentioned things, right. So we mentioned different icon, right. And another meaning of the word thicket is mentioning something or remembering something with your heart. So you mentioned something with your tongue and then you remember also with your heart as well.
Then another meaning of the word, Vic, it is a reminder itself that key to remind someone else, and other meaning of the word, Vic, it happens to be fame, reputation and being remembered, remember, so you're reminded, and you're reminded and you are remembered as well. Another meaning of the word Vicar happens to be honor and glory, as well. These are the five odd meanings that can be found scattered across the dictionaries, in terms of what the word decoded means. Okay?
So, we look at this word verse, Allah Subhana. Allah says, We have
revealed to you a book fee the croco inside of it happens to be your ticket. Now when we look deeper, Allah azza wa jal, he could mean it happens to have your mention it could mean happens to have your mentioned by the heart It could mean it happens to be a reminder it could mean it happens to be a way for fame and reputation and being remembered it happens to be something you can get honor from right. But if we look at it from another perspective or deeper perspective, we find that in this case, Allah azza wa jal means all five of these meanings are not one specific meaning at one time. And not only that, within this word Vicar in the way a lot is placed it allows origin is
giving you an entire system is describing an entire system. Also a large there was a listing fee, the crew come within that happens to be your mentioned IE if you want to do thicker than the Quran is going to be the best place for you to find your thicker, okay?
See the curriculum, if you want to be reminded by your heart, if you want your heart to be moved, if you want your heart to be reminded, then what's going to be what's going to be reminding your heart that happens to be also the thicker, right? Generally, when your heart starts, starts to move. Now you want to be among those people who have been given that kid for that kid for inaccurate and for 10 for more money, remind For verily, the reminder helps the believers. So when your heart is moved, then you will gain this reminder that moves the believers. And once you are finally moved, that's when you will be elevated. And that's when you will be honored. And when you are honored when you
are elevated rather, that is when you will gain your remembrance within the land. And that is when you will gain the reputation within the land. So all of those things are connected and every single meaning is meant by a lot of guys, it's your job, right? So it says if Allah is giving you a formula, picking the now a luck would mean decoded, meaning you should remember the Quran. So there could be another word use for that. A lot could mean honor, there could be a shot off, he could use the word shut off, he could mean reputation sleat Allah azza wa jal could use another word for that key as well. So if he said that Geeta wouldn't have all the other meanings, right? So Allah azza wa
jal used now the perfect word, and also use the perfect form as well, to examples, right. And in terms of the perfect sentence structure, I'm not going to give you that I'm going to refer you back to the lecture or pseudocode that I did, okay. Because as soon as that goes out, I explained the the sentence structure of sort of the clause that completely because I want to move on to the other forms of miracles within the code on this one. Okay, so this is the linguistic miracle within the bar, then there happens to be the legislative or theological miracle within the Koran. Now, if we look at the entire theological system, or
the entire legislative system, the Sharia and the aqeedah, we will find the entire system actually happens to be a miracle on its own. But to study the complete miraculous nature of the system that requires a separate lecture altogether, I'm going to give you one example. Okay. One example, one example is this, okay? We know that that modern type of research that we do, whether that be psychological research, whether that be research, lab research, and other forms of research, we know that all of these, they don't just use one person to try to come to a conclusion, they use a plethora of different specimens. Okay, so they're trying to look for the means to decrease
depression, they will look at hundreds of people and sometimes 1000s of people and also from different classes and different types of religions and all sorts of things. Right. Okay. So similarly, when they're looking at a type of medical, whether medicine, whether it works or not, they will try to apply it on a number of different specimens and, and then they will finally come to their conclusions and they'll present even that was much care, right? This is how the modern methodological research is done, right.
However, in the past, research was not done in this way. We didn't have specimens looking at especially within the Arabian society, to whom the Prophet alayhi salaatu wa sallam was sent, you know, things were not so intricate and detailed and research hadn't gotten to that level paper wasn't even there for people to write down results of research in that sort of way. Right. But despite all of that a lot as though just gives us a remedy in the Koran for something that we experienced within this society in many, many different cases, okay. And that is the case of sadness and depression, okay? sorrow and grief and depression and so on and so forth. Okay.
Now, we know that grief and sorrow doesn't necessarily have one solution, but maybe a host of different solutions can work, but we also know that some solutions have been prescribed by within the Quran itself. Okay? One of those solutions that are
prescribing the Quran is your belief in Allah, but in the correct way, what's the correct way? Allah azza wa jal tells us of this in the Quran when Allah says, not all saw them in we'll see but in fill all the Wenatchee and fisico in the Kitab in public law, there is no mercy about that occurs to you, within your the land or within yourself, except that it happens to be within a book prior to the manifestation of that Mercy by the calamity that occurred within your life. Okay? So Allah is telling you that there happens to be something called Divine Decree. And we know that Divine Decree is in fact, one of the ways we believe in Allah azza wa jal, right one of the keys one of the
pillars of our belief in Allah azza wa jal happens to be the belief that Allah azza wa jal has decreed everything right? through fear, it
was just sort of that the pens have been raised, and the scrolls are dried, as the Prophet alayhi salatu salam said, Okay, so everything has been written down and there is everything happens to be within a book, Allah azzawajal says in the early column, I see writing all of this down happens to be very simple for a lot of velocity with Jetta. It's nothing hard for Allah.
Now he gives you the reason of why allied please Divine Decree and ally told you of that he could have last left us not knowing of the fact that there happens to be Divine Decree. But Allah would have told us of that. And he said, there's a reason for that the gala
so that you don't end up becoming sad and grieved, agreed, and you don't end up becoming depressed and sore in sorrow. That is the reason why Allah azza wa jal has told you of something called Divine Decree that Allah azza wa jal has placed everything in that scroll prior to the occurrence of it when it happens within this world, right? Why is that because when you know that there's someone else in charge, making sure that everything is happening correctly, then immediately you don't use the pressure gets lifted. This happens also, when this happens also within a micro level within our own lives, as well. Many of you might own companies or something of that nature, you know that the
top guy in every company is the one who happens to have the headache of the entire company, even if he happens to have the best salary, people look at them, they say, so Pamela is living such a luxurious life. But the money is not allowing him to live in luxury, because he's got the headache of the entire company behind him, right? Everybody else, they get themselves the salary, they go home after that, and they don't have to worry about it, right? So Allah azza wa jal tells you that I've placed the system in this way of the world as well. So you don't have to go through grief. Now, when we look at modern research, we find that it reveals that the chances of people who have a
belief in a supreme power meaning someone who's controlling everything becomes for them to become depressed is a lot less is infinitely less, okay. And the chances for them to recover from depression, if they happen to be within it are also a lot more as well. Okay. So the chart chances of depression occurring are a lot less than the chances of it recovering are also a lot more as well. And I'm not going to quote any research. It's very simple to Google this because there's a lot literally there's, you know, hundreds of papers written on this particular subject, so you can go and and Google search and you'll find it immediately. Okay, the last thing that I want to discuss or
the second last, depending on how much time we have
20 minutes, okay.
So then I'll go for both of the things. Okay, the last two things that are the last two forms of the miracles of the Quran. Now, there's many different types of miracles. Some of them are a little bit contested. Everything that I've mentioned prior to this happens to be not at all contested, okay?
The scientific miracle of the Quran, the scientific miracle, what does that even mean? Now, firstly, I want to say a disclaimer, there are a number of scholars in the recent days specifically, who are coming out and there's denying the idea of a scientific miracle within the Koran, okay? They're saying that the Koran happens to be a miracle within its legislative power, it happens to be a miracle within its belief, perhaps it happens to be a miracle in other ways, but there is no such thing as a scientific miracle. Now, I can confidently say that this is not a new claim. Okay. And I can confidently say that in the past, also, there happened to be many scholars who used to believe
that there are in fact, scientific miracles, why can I confidently claim this the reason for that is because this is my field of specialization, you know, or onyx studies. That's what I study in. That's what I've dedicated my life to. So considering that
If we look at history, you'll find many, many scholars who used to claim who used to actually accept the idea of
of Quranic miracles. Okay? Or at least something called proceed. Scientific.
Okay, but they said that including amendment, bizarrely including a number of raazi, including any moment stupidly, including for the later generations, whatever a person has to say about their other opinions, but including Mohammed Abdul Mohammed Rashid de la, multiple pasado, Rafi, I'm not endorsing all the opinions of these individuals. But I'm telling you that these are names that have said this. And most recently, a man who's very famous tilted right now in the world as well, Mohammed erotic and Nabulsi. He came here to Malaysia as well, a couple of months ago, okay. And he has a 10 volumes of seed that he's printed, and I have a copy of it as well, very recently, a couple
of years ago, in which he gathered the scientific,
the seed of the Quran, along with many other angles as well. Okay. So I'm just trying to say that there are a lot of scholars who have said and continue to say there is something called scientific deceit within the Quran, okay? But we cannot get carried away away and call everything a miracle. That's the clause that we have to make, okay? Because whenever we're doing that scene, remember, we're not using conclusive information, we're using speculative information. I'm getting a little bit deep, because if you've ever heard that criticism of scientific method, then it will be relevant to what yourself? If not, then it doesn't matter. Move on to the next point that I'm going to say.
Okay. So if it happens to be conclusive, if the scientific, you know, fact happens to be a fact, that's the only time we call it a miracle. So we have a fact, which is scientific, and we have an IR, which is completely conclusive as well. Now, the response to that, that is given normally, is that there's no such thing as conclusive science, science, by its very nature is not conclusive. So we say that there's another way that the scholars, they refer to the scientific miracle as well, and they say, that is the more desert the gdb, the empirical miracle, okay?
And whether you want to call it scientific, or you want to call it empirical, the semantic difference doesn't matter. The meaning is what matters. Okay? So it doesn't matter if you have a problem with the word science, because of the fact that science by its very nature is not conclusive.
It doesn't really matter why, because the people who are using the term scientific miracle, they're not using your definition of science. They're using the meaning empirical miracle. Okay, so an example of the empirical miracle. And what does that mean? Because when I say if it's empirical, how can it be a miracle?
It can be physically tried, how can it be a miracle, the miraculous nature of something empirical today, being able to test it empirically, is in the fact that 1400 years ago, it wasn't known to people empirically. Okay? That's where the miracle within science lies, quote, unquote, science. Right?
That was, I know, a little bit technical, but it doesn't matter. Because if you've heard that criticism, you'll understand what I'm trying to respond to over here. Okay, if you haven't, it doesn't matter. Let's go to the miracles themselves.
An example I'll give you one example. There are literally dozens of example and there are books written on this subject that are probably translated in Malaysia as well. And you might even have some of them over here in reality, so there's no need to get into too many example but one example of this is when Allah azza wa jal says Bella Adina, Allah and Musa, we are gonna, we are in fact capable of, of making a person's fingertips, okay? Because the beginning of these verses goes, that is absolutely insane. Allah nedjma Riobamba doesn't matter, man think that we'll never be able to put his bones back together. Okay, so a man may think that he'll never be resurrected on the Day of
Judgment. Allah azza wa jal says, not only will we be able to put his bones back together, but even beyond the bones will do something. And that is Bella Katerina, Allah and Musa banana, rather, were even capable of taking his fingertips and putting them back together in the right way as well. Now, why would Allah as though we didn't speak of the fingertips of all angles, right? And the obvious answer to that today, it's quite obvious is because of the fact that Allah azzawajal was referring to the uniqueness of every single person's fingerprints, right, every single person and by the way, the uniqueness of the fingerprints was not recognized at that time at the time of the Prophet
sallallahu alayhi wasallam. It was only within the 18th century that a German anatomist by the name of Johannes Meier, he was able to meet her he was able to come to a conclusion and recognize the fact that that fingerprints of every single image
dividual happened to be unique, right? And Allah azzawajal is saying that he'll be able to bring your fingerprints completely back to normal your fingertips completely back to the way they used to be, you know, if you have a little bit of a scar on your finger and the scar when it starts to heal, you'll actually physically see if you've ever had that on your finger. You'll physically see your fingerprints coming back, right? So Allah azza wa jal says we're not only capable of bringing your bones back, we're also going to be able to bring your fingertips back to the way they used to be, right? This is one example of the empirical miracle or the scientific miracle if you so please
within within the Herat now there's something called also the factual miracle Okay, fact testing the huruma. So, Allah azza wa jal may give you give the Quran give me give the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam certain facts that are not known to society at that time, right? And it's only later on that we get to know that these facts are actually facts, okay? And alarms origin actually told the prophets a lot while he was setting up all of this as well when he said theories come in. And these are simply news that I'm giving you have a highlight of the unseen world you don't have any information about the macro data. You don't know about it. And you wonder how Luca and your people
don't even know about it. Milka before all of this, none of you happen to know anything of it first. But But when the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam would bring these facts that people would say, Where did you get this from? Are you just making it up because they had no way to verify it. Now at that time, they already know the newspaper is miraculous because they were the people who could recognize the linguistic ability of the Quran. But later on Eliza wasn't allowed in every single generation, for some of the miracles of the Quran to come surface come to life and surface before us so that us people can recognize those miracles of the Quran. An example of that is a large origin in
the story of your own and Moosa gives us speaks of a man What if your own says All men are all my leaders? Now I live to recommend a lion lady I know of no Lord except myself for you for okay de yahama. So ohana,
ignite the fire for me, hi, nothing, the Federalists are one, go and basically start to cook up the clay and make a building for me that is very, very long, and so on and so forth. So I can go really high and then I can see whether there happens to be a law of massage or not, right, a lot of massage. now in the process of law use the term hammer,
the Arabs of that time. And in fact, no one at that time in the entire planet knew who her man was. Okay, there was not a single person based on the records that we have that knew who her man was no one at all. It was only within our time. Okay, that a man by the name of a game this is quite circulated as well. A man by the name of boy, Dr. Maurice, he, when he was researching the Koran, he came across the word high man. So he went to an Egyptologist and he said to them, that I came across this word called Hamas. right he was a specialist in hieroglyphics. So he said to him that this is from established from a text that dates back definitely to the seventh century. So is it possible
for us to find any cross reference within hieroglyphics of the term hammer? Okay, so he said it is impossible for anything from hieroglyphics to be cross reference to our time. That is the seventh century because in seventh century Arabia and anywhere in the planet, people didn't know hieroglyphics the language had already died. Okay.
So he said, but if you really want to try you can go look at this dictionary. It collects all of the titles and the names of people that were found within the hieroglyphics language that will surface later on in our times, pretty much right. So he did so Dr. Morris, and lo and behold, he discovered the term high man within this dictionary.
makuta Allah and Allah okay. You didn't know about it, Muhammad, neither you or your people as well. So at that time, even the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam didn't know who it was, like what I mean by that is before Allah azza wa jal told the profits on the left while they were setting them up, right.
So this is an example of a fact in the past that happened to be inaccurate. Now, there's also examples of facts which happened to be in the present, ie during the time of the Prophet Alayhi. Salatu was Salam himself, right. For example, someone would be doing something and the profits and then we'll get why that salon is doing such and such. There's many examples of this, but I'll go straight to the future. Okay. The future again, we have many, many examples as well. One of the most common
clear example that all of you know, okay, is the example in which Allah subhanho wa Taala says the bethia da da da da
da da da da da da da to hemera to Fiji Diablo Mimosa all of you know certain muscles, right? So within the surah Allah as the origin says, and in a very early time, remember that incident that I told you of the Prophet you know, going on top of a mountain and saying Walsall baja Jaso Baja, it was at that time that Allah revealed this particular surah in relation to that, because I would not have got up and he said the mecca sir.
He said me destruction come to you. Oh, Mohammed for the rest of the day. Is this why you've gathered us together at the Hydra Gymkhana? Right.
So at that moment, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam had been given this revelation in relation to that the profits or sentiment given given this relation, this particular IR, and this serata bethia da Vila have made the hands of Abu lahab be destroyed, and may He himself be doomed as well. Now, if
a Buddha was not doing
all you have to do or if a Buddha wish to prove the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam his prophecy in the Koran wrong, all he had to do was accept Islam. And that would be the end of the prophecy, right. But throughout his life, he continued to remain in any enemy of the profits are selling, and not just that his wife as well. She continued to also remain an enemy of the Prophet alayhi salatu salam, and continue to arm the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam throughout as well. And Allah subhanho wa Taala says to him, Allah and his wife is going to be carrying the firewood, right.
So she's going to be basically burning as well PGD, abusing the method, and in her inner neck will also be a necklace of fire as well. So she will be burnt as well. So this is one example of a miracle in that allows profits a seller was given a prophecy or a fact. And it proved true. And there is many, many examples of for example, the profits, as Elon was told before the Battle of better SEO as a region, where you will learn to double the people that are coming to fight you in better, they will all lose and you will be victorious. And then they'll have to turn back and go back to their cities. And that's exactly what happened. For example, a lot of total profits and send
them along without similkameen. And a loss will protect you from the people, they were not able to merge over a pseudo loss a loss in them. For example, the lost profits or send them was told in sort of the fact that
you will enter a message that held on and they entered a message. All of these could have proven wrong. And these are all revelations that came to the profits and send them prior to their occurrences as well. So these are just some angles of the miraculous nature's nature of the Koran. And there are in fact, as I said, other angles as well. I asked Allah subhanaw taala to grant us a trophy, to practice to convey it is very important for us to get acquainted to this because today we're living in a time where people continuously tried to contest the supremacy of the Koran, but they fail every single time. But sometimes what happens is people we are human beings right when we
hear the doubts that are being circulated at times it may affect our hearts as well young and old alike. We never know when it is that the mind within us by b might be taken out and we never know when the heart which has gone wrong may be able to come back to a loss origin I asked him Allah subhana wa tada to grant us the tofield to practice to convey and I asked a lot of believers that he was able to establish our hearts on faith or something Allahu ala Sayidina Muhammad wa ala alihi wa sahbihi Marine and we can now inshallah proceed for Salah is Aquaman lo hood and for your patience was cinema de como la vaca