Lessons I Learnt From Hajj

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Abdullah Hakeem

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Living together in Japan. This is a great young man from Allah subhanho wa Taala that we rescue to be in his house and perform the Allah together. We ask Allah subhana wa tada to reward each and every one of you. And we also love to kind of work together all of us like we have done it, but in general atone for those.

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Now, today inshallah

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I have a very personal story that I want to share with all of you. And this is basically the topic today is my journey of a lifetime. And we are talking about health and Alhamdulillah, I was blessed by Allah subhanho wa Taala to have performed the Hajj this year with my wife and also with my grandfather, who is 18 years old to panel. So last hematologist us to go for Hajj Vichy and the amount of things that we have learnt. The lessons that you learn in this journey is just absolutely incredible. And so Pamela is sometimes no words to describe his journey. And those who have been to Hutch, they know exactly what I'm talking about. And so Pamela, when you experienced this, you

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experience hardship, you experience unity, you experience brotherhood. And you know, after you experience all of these things, you come back, and you think about your journey all the time, and you longed to go there again, you really want to go there again. And then people submit to Allah, Allah give us another chance to go give us another chance to go. So today, I wanted to share my experience with you, starting from before going to hedge, and even in hygiene shala the lessons that I have learned. Now again, there's many lessons, but inshallah Today I will try to talk about five lessons or things that I have learned in this journey.

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The first lesson that I learned is, Allah makes things happen for you when your intentions are true and right. Allah subhanaw taala makes miracles happen for you.

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And I have seen this happening to panelo, even before I started, now, in December last year, my wife basically said to me, I want to go for hikes next week. So maybe this year, I want to go for hikes next. And when I looked at my bank account, I was thinking, you know, it's gonna cost approximately $25,000 for both of us to go there. And then on top of that, they expenses and so on, it's a lot of money. But I looked at him, I said, Look, inshallah, look, you know, we have intention, we can start saving some money and see what happens the next few months. Now, to be honest with you, no matter how much money I tried to say, I probably wouldn't have made it, I wouldn't have got that 25 $30,000

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including spending spending money on anyways, we started to do something about it. So what we did was, my wife basically mentioned to me, why don't we start saving this much amount of money every week. And, you know, I mean, lives still live comfortably, but don't spend unnecessary things throughout the next few months, and try to save as much money as we can. So we started to do that. And we had an account that we would put some money aside, and you know, see growth, but to be honest with you probably wouldn't have made it. Now what happened was we given our name through, and we're ready to go. But we still have we still don't have enough money to go. So Pamela, you know, two

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years ago, a little less me to sell a house and I sold the house and I made a bit of money out of it. So what I did was I invested that money in, in a land that we purchased with a few people. And it's so happened that that land got sold during that time, and I was able to make quite a bit of money to come to LA during that time. And it was just absolutely amazing. That before going for Hajj, Allah subhanho wa Taala was able to give me that money that I needed to grow. And it was just amazing. It was just unbelievable. But then you know straightaway immediately, when you have true intentions, when you have seriously true intentions to please Allah subhanho wa Taala Allah will

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make things happen for you. And I remember the remember the heartbeat of the Prophet sallallahu sallam, when he says

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he said tie your camel and then have trust in Allah so kind of Alexon. Meaning you need to do your part. When you have good intentions, and then you put an effort to achieve what you want to achieve. Allah subhanahu wa tada will make things happen for you. And that's just my story. But even more amazing than that, was that I met a brother in minim while living in the 10s of minutes, and we were sitting with one of my uncle's who came from Fiji. He brought another brother with him from for health from Fiji. And we were in the military and he came to visit

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He came and sat down and I saw another brother with him. He sat down a young brother, probably 21 years old. And my uncle basically started telling me his story. He said that his brother, he is an MMO. One of the machines is quite young is already happy with the name Dinamo, one of the messages. And his story is amazing. And I said, Please tell me, he said, He's from a very, very cool family. Very cool family. The only asset he has is his car. And the car is worth $1,500. That's it.

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That's all he has, basically. And he's doing a bit of work in a messy place getting paid a little bit. Now, my uncle and a few others were talking about hedge a few months before him, and his brother happens to be there. Now when they're talking about how much they inspired him to go to hedge, their you push it, they were just talking about it. But this brother, I love hearing the stories of how much and how amazing his journey is, he wants to go. So then the next two days or two days later, he went to Hong Kong and he said, I want to go for Hajj. Can you please put my name in the group and from Fiji for those of you don't know where Fiji is, it's very far away.

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For you from Fiji to go to Hajj. It's really far away from Fiji, you have to go to Sydney, which is a four hour flight from Sydney, you have to go to maybe Dubai or Abu Dhabi or maybe Malaysia, then from there, you can go to general Medina. So it's quite, it's quite long. And the prices from Beijing is probably about $15,000 per person, just for flight and accommodation.

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So this brother only has a car $1,500. So my uncle asked him, What are you going to do? How are you going to afford it? He said, what I can do is I will repaint the car, and I will try to sell it as fully as he said, I will repaint the car, and I will try to sell it think about it, how much is gonna make it not gonna make a lot. But he wanted to do it. He was so consistent. He was like, I want to go for it.

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And then Marco said alright, you know.

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So then he decided to repaint his car, which he did. And then he put it on the market.

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And you know, it wasn't selling for a while. Then one lady, she came. And she heard about his story. She heard that this brother wanted to go for Hajj and to get there. He's selling his car.

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So she went to him. And she said, How much are you selling this car? And he said, How much are you offering?

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And she said, I will pay you $5,000 for this car.

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Now, imagine this car is not worth that much is probably worth maximum $2,000. That's it. But she said I'll pay you $5,000 for this car. And then finally she paid the money she took the car. But is that still enough for him? No.

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Then a few months or a couple of months. He tried to work on here and they tried to get some money. He was able to get an extra 2000 or $3,000. He will still show it off. He will still show it half. And yet he was persistent because something will happen. I'm going to go.

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Now a few weeks before going

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this same system. She went to my uncle and she said how much more money does he need?

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And then he said he probably needs another seven or $8,000. She says I'll pay for it.

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She said how are we paying for? So how do I think about this? She paid for his for his Hutch trip? What did they get left? And he was ready to go. Now that is only for his flights, and only for his accommodation, whatever his expense. Now my uncle thought we'll help him out while we're there. You know, anything you need to buy will buy for you. But Pamela and mongoose are crying is that because we're looking at the airport. Now this sister, she told someone else about his story. Our brother came to the airport to meet his brother and my uncle.

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And he said and he gave my uncle a credit card. And he said to him, I have an account in Saudi Arabia.

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And I want you to use that money in there for his expense.

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Can you can you just imagine a person who is pure intention? And he didn't just sit there and say you

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know, he pushed himself to do something. And look at how Allah subhanaw taala got you there. Our cosy there and he was there. And he was saying he was yelling out.

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Here I am all alone. Here I am. These are the miracles that are true. When you have pure intentions, Allah subhanho wa Taala will make the impossible possible for you. And this is a lesson that I learned when I heard his story. That is absolutely amazing. So panel low. And then later on a little while. This is true, but later on I learned that that sister gave back his car. I can imagine the reward of the system.

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reward and this is going to get to Palo Alto rewarded. So anything that we want to do that will please Allah subhanahu wa Tada, you need to still put your effort into it. If you're studying in university, you're studying in school, you're working at work, whatever it is, you want to achieve something great to help you all know, Mohammed Salah, do your part, and leave the rest of the loss of animal autonomy. That's what he says, tie your camel. And then you have trust in Allah subhanahu wa musala. He said, when he was calling in by phone, behind him was the sea and in front of him what's going on in the Army Corps, it's a lot of hard to see without doing anything. Of course you

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can, but a lot of home musala you saw them to hit the water with a stick.

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And he hit the water with a stick that he had and Allah made the water hearts. So Allah made Moosa do his part for Allah subhanho wa Taala to show his blessings and mercy upon them. And this is something that we will see in our lifetime as well, when we want to do something great. The second lesson that I want to speak about that island was the highest was the Brotherhood and the unity, the Brotherhood and the unity. Absolutely amazing. So panelo Allah subhanho wa sallam, he says, In normal mood noon is one that very early the believers are brothers. No matter what country you're from, what background you're from, what nationality you are, what culture you follow, you will all

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under the banner of La ilaha illAllah, Muhammad Rasul Allah, and that is what makes us one. That is what makes us strong. And I have seen this evidence in hopes of analog and very, very small story. But it makes you think, while I was going to the home on a 47 degree heat during the time, as I'm going towards the harem, and the security guards blocked the entrances to the bottom of the floor area of the of the Harlem, the second, the first and second level level, they wanted the only level we like to go with the top because it was packed out. So as we were going on the ramp, that tile on the ramp is so hot, it's extremely hot. Imagine the middle of the day, wearing shoes, so we go in

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towards the bottom. Then I see a brother coming out of the huddle, and he's walking out. And this brother, I'll tell you, the background is probably from the subcontinent. And there is a reason why I'm telling you this. He was barefoot. Maybe the last issue. He lost his shoes. Maybe during the law, he probably put it somewhere and he got lost. He's walking barefoot, and he's walking out. And he's tiptoeing because the title is so hot.

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So Pamela, what I thought I had a spare slippers in my bag. I thought I'll give him something. But before I could even move and go give it to him. I see a Saudi security guard, or could it be an army personnel, he ran to him, he ran to him. And he took off his shoes, which looks so expensive. And he gave him his shoes. He gave him the shoes. And the brothers couldn't thank him enough. He started crying, he wore the shoes. And the other brother he only had socks left and he walked back.

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Just seeing this a salary, and then seeing someone who subcontinent's two different rates, yet it makes them one which is their purpose. And this is the beautiful unity that you see. So long. As you're walking during the heat. You see people helping each other, giving each other water to drink. Spraying people in the face with water, because it's extremely hot, especially during the day. Just seeing how beautiful brothers and sisters I hope one another. It just makes you think how beautiful is the deen of Allah subhanho wa Taala no matter what country you're from, this is what unites us, and will love you. And I've mentioned this many times, I'm going to mention it again. Because every

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time I think about this, that when I was at school, our brother from the Indonesian background would come and just say Salaam to us. very loudly, he would come and say Salaam to us. He will give us a hug. And this is in high school, he will give us a hug. And he will try to say every Arabic words that he knew, even though he probably did not Arabic. But he was always had a smile on his face and he would always come shake your hand and give us a hug every time.

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And others around us to see the love between the Muslims. And then a brother one one non Muslim came to me and he said, What is this brother saying every morning I said I'm like What does it mean? And then I said it means peace be upon you and may God's blessings be upon you.

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And then he says he is Indonesian your Fiji and I mean what unites you guys, and you know, back then the Filipinos would be with the Filipinos. The subcontinent will be with the subcontinent. You will have been

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The islanders with the Islanders, you'll have the Aussies with Aussies. And everyone will be with their own little groups. It was only the Muslims that were together no matter what background they were from, they're always together. Then I basically told him, I said, that we'll use Indonesian on Fiji and but what unites us is that we are Muslim, will Muslim. And there's 1.5 billion Muslims in the world now Whoa. Yeah. And this is what unites us. So proud of him and his sister became Muslim, just by the brothers saying Islam on a Monday morning, can you this is this is what they see.

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So always remember that no matter what background you're from whoever it is, you're Muslim, the next Muslim you see is your brother Islam. And any time anyone that needs help, doesn't matter who it is, we should be the first one standing up and helping them out. Because you don't know who's walking around. You don't know that there's someone out there looking at your actions. And that is something that makes him closer to Islam. He's got no idea. And on top of that, it is Allah who is looking at you. And he's Allah subhanho wa Taala, who will reward you for this amazing action. Always remember the verse in El Nino. And verily, the Muslims are brothers, the believers are

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the third.

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The third lesson that I learned while being there is contentment for the blessings that Allah subhanaw taala has given to be happy with what Allah subhana wa tada has blessed us with.

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In one Hadith, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he said

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He said, Look at those who are below you who have less than you. And do not look at those who are who have more than you why. So that you can be content with what you have. Isn't it true that when you see someone driving a better car than you, you would wish that you want you have them. When you see someone who has a better house than you, you only longed for it. And you want to even move. When you see someone having more money than you having anything more than you, you will always wish for more. But the lesson is, is look at those who have less than you, then you will realize the blessings that Allah has given you.

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So Pamela, when we were there, especially in the night of most

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of the nights of Metallica. You know, a lot of people tell you that you will be sleeping under the stars, billion stars in the sky you'd be looking at, honestly, I couldn't see a sign in the sky. So you Why? Because there's so many lights around. And the lights are all on. So you're literally trying to sleep and you can't see nothing. inside. That's number one. But number two, how uncomfortable it is.

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It's very uncomfortable. Imagine you're sitting on rocks, you know, you've got a little sheet that you can put down there, and you sleep on top of it. You start speaking about your beautiful queen or king size mattress is that when you start thinking about your house, and as that during that night, can you believe it was 41 degrees at night, not even during the day, it was at night, and the wind that was blowing. It was such intense heat that was coming to your face, you couldn't breathe.

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And first of all, when we went there, we couldn't find a space to sleep. You look around you just see people, there is no space. So we found a small area that we could just probably sit there don't even lay down, it could just sit there. So I thought my grandfather I'm going to his face when he could lie down as well. And next to him it was me and I just sat there.

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But we will literally right next to a pathway. And the pathway was just sand and rocks. That's all it was. Now so Pamela while we were there, my grandfather tried to sleep. And he's laying down is closing his eyes and he was about to go to sleep. Now while that was happening, and I'm just looking around, just amazed at the sight of the people. People are walking behind us continuously. And because they couldn't find any more space to walk through. They're walking on top of us.

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And while my grandfather's sleeping and his mouth is open while he's trying to bring people are walking on top of him and the sand from their shoes was falling in his mouth. And he's just coughing it up.

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And I couldn't bear that site I put into see that and and not do anything about it. So I try to wake him up and sort of push into another corner and see what he can do. You just start thinking about the blessings of your bed and the blessings of the space around you in your house. The blessings of your home, the blessings to go out of these messages and have huge space to walk in. So Pamela you started thinking about this

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Simple things, then you start thinking about the air that you breathe. Because it was so difficult to even breathe in. So Pamela, as soon as I landed in Sydney, just to breathe the fresh air, it was just amazing. The fresh air that you breathe, it's beautiful. And you start thinking of the blessings that even oxygen, Allah has blessed us with

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the smallest things that you have your car, your house, your bed, your children, your family, these are something that we shouldn't take for granted. Allah subhanho wa Taala has blessed us with this. And we should make the most of it. Thank Allah subhanho wa Taala every day for the blessings that He has given us, while learning one system, cousin of mine, you went for it. And you as for those of you who can repeat to our channel, we'll be in touch. All right. You know, when I speak about the bathrooms in Vienna, and most alpha in alpha, the toilets, when you have to use the toilets, you have to line up for them. And they're all most actually almost all the toilets are those that you

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need to squat. Those are.

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And many of us are not used to it.

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You know, I'll be experiencing that my cousin said to me, she said, every single night, I'm going to have my children because she missed the children. And every single night I'm going to go home.

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Now, obviously she's saying it's a joke. But think about it. Just the blessings of having a bathroom having a toilet in your house. In using a whenever you need to use it is a blessing itself. I remember when in 2005, I went for Hajj. And I was standing in alpha, I was lining up for the toilet in alpha. And I'm just looking around so many people are lining up. And I looked right in front of me. And guess who's standing there. And

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the boxer as the remaining was standing right there. And I looked at him I was quite young, I was about 17 years old, the time I looked at it was like, wow, I'm one of your biggest fans, you know, it's amazing to see me. And then he's like, it's amazing how we meet in our firewall, I'm lining up the toilets.

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They later on he called me to the 10th. And then we took some pictures. But it's it's perfect for little things like this, you start appreciating more and more and you start thanking Allah subhanaw taala more and more. So the lesson that I learned that I want to share with you is that always appreciated thank Allah subhanho wa Taala for the little things in life. And always think about those who are or who have less than you alive. When you think of those who are less than you, you will be happy with what Allah subhanho wa Taala has given. The fourth lesson that I learned is patience. And I'm sure we all know blues have been to house, how much patience we require a lot of

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patience, seeing astellia if something happens, something goes wrong, this solution for pretty much everything. And you can find me you can quickly find a way out. But over there, things will happen and you will not know why it happened.

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And I'll give you a story that happened to me in 2005 first, and then I'll tell you a few things that happened to me during this time. 2005 when I went for health.

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As soon as we landed in the airport, my patient started. We went to the counter, and they dumped all the passwords in our group on the counselor. And then one by one the guy is looking you know in the passport, stamping it and then giving it one by one. So then, after everyone was given their passport, it was my turn. I went there and the guy looked at me

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no password.

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No password. I just flew into Denver. What's my password?

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no password.

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I'm looking around my passport. And I'm getting frustrated. Now. I haven't even started yet. My passports already missing. And I'm thinking oh my god, like I'm starting to sweat. So my father was with me. Then we're looking around looking around, we can't find the hospital. And he's basically telling me there's no possibly. So then another probably one of the managers came and saw the commotion he came in. He said, What's wrong? And I said, Well, my passports missing. So then I asked if I can go around the counter and have a look. And he said yeah, so I went around the counter and having a look. We spent about 1520 minutes looking everywhere. And then guess what my passport was

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this guy's table was rocking. Say put my passport under one of the legs of the table to the table will no

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longer lobby.

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This patient started from that day as soon as I landed upon Allah, so the manager told me and told me to go and have a break. But Allah you know, that was just wonderful experience. You know, this time we were in we will finish our Ramadan.

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And we went we caught a bus. And now we're going back to the hotel. Because our hotel at that time in the beginning have had a few days before how to get a hotel

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In, shall we as easy with it. So we had to catch the bus to go back. And from the harem to catch the bus, you need to work for performers, because they will not allow buses to go close to the home. So me

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and my eight year old grandfather, after performing the ombre, you know the thought of inside walking, he wanted to walk every wheelchair with everything. And now in the 40 to 45 degree heat, he now he's now going towards the bus. So he's walking from the bottom all the way to the bus, which is maybe another kilometer or so he walking. And as soon as we get there, we're standing there in the heat, wait for the bus. The bus took about 3040 minutes the bus came,

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we got on the bus. Now as soon as we got on the bus, we're about to leave. And as soon as we're about to leave the police stops of us

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and the police off the bus and now we are parked in a certain place the engine, cut the engine running, but it's a bus and the engine is running the acorn is not going to work properly. So all of us are in there. And it's really hot. And literally we are there for about an hour. And we don't know what's going on.

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Later on the bus driver comes back and he tells a group leader that this policeman, he thought that my license or his stay because he was a foreigner. It was he was illegal. And he was trying to find out that it is illegal or he's legally there for that one hour. And the bus, the bus driver saying there's people in here and they're hot in there. We need to go the lead. So what

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so so Pamela patients, and people started losing the patients. There were so many people in the bus, they started losing the patience, they started to go off as a group leader, and it's not his fault. What is he going to do? So then when the bus finally started going, the group to get the microphone on the bus. And then he started to tell people

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when you guys got the booklet for height, didn't you read in the first sentence of the booklet and the last sentence of the booklet, patient three times.

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You need to have so much patient when you go for a hike. Again, you need to have a lot of patience when you go for a hike. And again in the beginning of the booklet. And at the end of the booklet. Because when you go for a hike, it's not easy. They are trying to take up to three to 4 million people. It's not easy. But they're doing it every year and we need to give Saudi credit for that. They're doing it every year. And they're quite successful.

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So you need to have a lot of patience. When you go to Panama. Panama he says in the lava mouth. Rarely Allah subhanho wa Taala

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and when anything goes wrong, any bad news that come to you any calamity that comes to you. This is where patience comes in. Allah subhanho wa Taala he says, I see my

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own life. The people think that they'll be left alone just because they say we believe will not be tested. You will be tested. Gender is not given to us like that. You need to go through a hardship in order for you to get gentlemen and Allah subhanho wa Taala will test us in many ways.

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He will you're one of similar and while you will emphysema tomorrow's

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alladhina era Eva Saba

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Allah subhana wa tada tells us many ways you will hit us It can take us out of something will feed you might

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let me know hope he will your hunger will not similarly, we might make you bankrupt. While unfolds he might take a life away from your family. What's the Mirage he might take your crunchy medicine patients away look at you suppose we're in a drought when we the last 16 people

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and then Allah says that 30 those are our patients they're the successful one.

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And when you go through a calamity you should say in 911 you were drawn to Allah we belong thinking is our reason.

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And so Pamela this any hardship that you go through when you read this blog, another Hadith the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said when you go through a hardship say in

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a loving majority theme we'll see if it was roughly

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the same size when you go through a hardship say to a lowly belong and to Him is our return our love reward me in this calamity in this hardship and give me something better than you know when all sudden dilla Weiner when she lost her husband, she loved her husband Deeley.

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The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam told her to make this law and she said yes to the law who is better than Abu Salah because it means of Allah removing this calamity and give me something better than it. So she said who is better than Osama? Little does she know that the Prophet was going to propose to them and then later on when the Prophet sallallahu wasallam proposal

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She realized Hold on, but also realize wait.

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So the drug came through. So when you have patients a low reward you with something better. And Allah subhanho wa Taala will elevate your status.

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The next thing, and this is the last thing in sha Allah is the reality of death.

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Well, the lessons that I learned one of the lessons is the reality of death, that death is inevitable. Death is going to happen at any moment in our life.

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My wife and I, we decided to go for feitosa in the home, we were living in Washington, DC at that time, but we went to Utah last night. And then we stayed there until photo.

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So we were out of the masjid. We were praying, just out of the masjid within the facility. And we prayed federal there, and then all of a sudden have the budget. For those of you who've been there, you've probably noticed this, when they say I'll select wireless and wired you will have earlier Kambou law. That's basically a sign that we are now going to pray janazah on those who passed away, and every single Salah they have done so there'll be someone who passed away. I mean, there's 3 million people doing it. There's other people who are residents of Mecca, there's people dying on a constant basis. So they do generosity. Anyways, that was something No, no. So we stood up to pray

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janessa after janessa my wife told me, she said, I'm gonna be here coming up. So I walked a little bit, and I met her there. And we're about to go. As soon as we're about to go we he beeps. It's like a cow beeping. And we in the heart of Moloch. Where's his car? Like, why is there a car and

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then all of a sudden I see these little buggies, his cards, they come through and they beeping for the crowd. And they coming through. And then I see behind or at the back of the cart. The buggy is the dead body. So the Genesis has happened. And they put the body on the behind these carts, all these buggies and the buggies are basically taking these bodies away. And they're wrapped up. Now you can tell that they did what is the shape of it. So these buggies are going past and one buggy had two bodies, one one past, two in past three went past, then another two, three moving past with smaller bodies. So you know the children that went past? And then and then I see another, you know,

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maybe three or four more buggies with their families behind and they went past. And then that reality just hit me that that could have been me. That could be anyone here. And for those who for those of you who came for hikes, how fortunate are they to die at that moment? How fortunate are they during this great act of worship? In a beautiful city, the blessing city of Mecca, Allah subhanaw taala took away their life. Then he started thinking, how am I going to die? Am I going to be? Am I going to receive a special death like them? Am I going to die while I'm worshipping Allah subhanho wa Taala? Or am I going to die committing a sin? And he started thinking about these

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things. And then I thought for a moment, there was a story that I heard that happened in one of the countries that a brother a person was cheating on his wife. He was cheating on his wife. And while he was doing the act, he had a heart attack.

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And he imagined what type of debt he received. How embarrassing it is for his family. That was a dead PVC.

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And we know the way you live your life is the way you're going to die.

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And people think that you know what, I'm going to enjoy my life. I'm going to enjoy my life. I'm going to do whatever I want. And just before I die, I'm going to say that I'm going to enter Paradise. A lot of people have this thought, because they say the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah.

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Allah, it's a paradise. So my last words will be like, I'm gonna die. So right now I'm gonna enjoy my life. But if I ask you a simple question, you know, when you're chewing gum, when you're chewing gum, and as you're chewing gum, you bite your tongue. It's very painful. What's the first words that come out of your mouth?

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When

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you're walking and you trip over something your phone picks you? What's the first words that come out of your mouth? Most of the time, the swear words, right most of the time the swear words. So the question is, when you get

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when you bite your tongue, what was come out of your mouth? How do you know you're going to say that either how you don't like the pace of death? How will you remember to say la ilaha illAllah. During that time, the agony of death. The reality is, if you live like ilaha illAllah he will show you the love before you die.

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Those fortunate people who died at that time, they probably did something so great in their life. They may be lived a life of love and look at how Allah gave them to death. And I know the story of a brother from Pakistan, who came to help for 47 years. He was saving up for health. He was saving up he was a very poor farmer. He was saving up saving on 4070s he saved up finally he had enough money to go for hikes. And so he mentioned that he went for Hajj and because he didn't have good accommodation, and once he became really tired, so he decided to sleep on the side of the road. He was wearing his home. He was sleeping on the side of the road and he never woke up allergic his life

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you know, for 47 years. He wanted to go for Holloman say let alone mother baby. And as he said, Allah really cooled into himself. That's the reality of people in this world. And we only ask Allah subhana wa tada to make us from amongst those who have a beautiful ending. So these are the five lesson there's many more but these are the five main lessons that I learned in my journey to Hajj and I hope inshallah, tada those of you who haven't been to make your intention now. Make your intention and will allow you when you do your part, even if you don't have much in your bank account, but if you do your part, you will see miracles happen in front of you and how it wants to

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panatela invites you to his place. All you need is pure intention, and a bit of essence, and voila, you will see miracles happen in front of the eyes. There are lots of kind of electronics and movies and every one of us, we ask Allah subhana wa tada to bless each and every one of us to panelboards Allah to bless all of us. For those who haven't been to Hajj to go for Hajj, those who have been to Hajj to go again, inshallah, and we are so blessed with Hannah who was out of high school in

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