Journey of Life – Part 2

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journey of life to gain blessings Hassan in this life and in the Hereafter and to gain illman nasiha to gain beneficial knowledge,

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the last few years, even months

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in the world

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has showed us an intensification

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in apocalyptic events. And when I say that I mean that

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the things that are going on in the natural world, this is probably where the greatest apocalypses, the natural world, the floods, the earthquakes, the hurricanes, the fires, what is happening in the natural world is unprecedented.

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The warming of the Earth has actually reached a state that they have never

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imagined possible. And arctica right now, the huge ice caps are melting.

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And no doubt, within the next few years, may Allah forbid. But the reality is that the next few years, we will be witnessing some natural events, which is going to change the relationship of people forever.

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The Earth itself is in a sense,

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throwing us off. Human beings have become in to a great extent like a virus,

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where we literally infect the body, the places where so called civilization goes, in this past three 400 years. It literally infects the the environment, destroys the water destroys the atmosphere and causes confusion. Can you fix it?

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Just fix that currently, I think it's a little bit of a thing. Yeah. Maybe open it. So it doesn't flick, because it's actually making a lot of noise.

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Along with this, some

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extreme

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tests that we're under.

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And many of the scientists came to the conclusion. And I learned about this many years ago, when I was living in southern Africa, because the scientists of the world had gathered in South Africa, which they considered to be one of the best places of human life. And then

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layers of existence.

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And they came to the conclusion that we are living in what they call the sixth extinction.

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Okay, so if you get a chance to Google this thing, sixth extinction,

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in geology, archaeology, and found that, you know, over the past hundreds and 1000s of years, that because of climatic change, asteroids hitting the earth, there have been major extinctions of life forms.

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So dinosaurs,

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in vertebrates, different things have actually been made extinct, we believe, by the will of Allah subhanaw taala. Because if dinosaurs were alive today, we wouldn't have a chance.

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But by the will of Allah, they were wiped out. This is the sixth extinction. And this one is scientists who don't believe in God.

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Say, it is mammals and birds,

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mammals and birds, we are being affected to heaviness by this extinction. And right now over 50% of the mammals and birds on Earth, have been destroyed, never to come back.

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And

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this 16

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extinction with the environmental change that is going on is is causing,

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you know, a major uproar.

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And major changes that we are witnessing everyday

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politically.

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The world is now in a very delicate state.

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Right It is said that the man with the blonde wig down south, he has his finger on the nuclear button.

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serious thing, they have more nuclear weapons,

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society more weapons of mass destruction than any society in

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history.

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And don't forget, they were the only country to use it before.

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They used it on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

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over 150,000 people died instantly.

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And the war was already over.

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The war was over, they did not have to use the bomb. But they dropped the nuclear bomb on Hiroshima in Japan, and then Nagasaki.

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So we are in what they consider to be and they looked at the time of the world, there's only a few minutes left in actually our existence, politically and militarily. Because if the wrong thing happens at a bomb hits one place, and then the reaction goes, they would easily be a nuclear war, whose Fallout could destroy much of what we know as civilization.

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Economically, we are we are at the footsteps of a recession. There was a great recession in 2008. Right, there is another one which is about to strike again.

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And the recent tariffs that are going on the trade wars between US and China,

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is going to put us to the brink of a major confusion economically. And right now, the most important institution and all of our mega cities is the bank.

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Any city that you go to, and I've traveled to a number of countries, right? Anytime you come into a big city, look at that city, if it's part of the so called Western civilization, and the biggest building is the bank.

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Usually the next one insurance,

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mark my words go to any city and look.

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And you're going to see the bankers are actually deciding the politics of the world. And many of your leaders, our leaders are merely public relations officers.

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And when the confusion hits economically, right, that's gonna hit the source, the bottom line and we Muslims who have been blessed with the last revelation.

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We are in the middle of it.

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We are in the middle of it. And we thought for a long time that this could not hit us. But if we had our eyes open to our sources, we would realize that a loss about Allah told us in certain NBR what not blue are convinced shortly. Well, Haley fitna when Elena told john and we shall certainly test you by way of good and evil and you will all return to us right? sharp air will test you with fit na

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Okay, so this is one of the key words that we want to try to understand tonight fitna

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and a fitna is a trial a temptation

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or punishment. It's even like a

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confusion.

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We are not sure which way to go.

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We use fit there are many of our Islamic languages to mean different things, okay, fit. Now, in order to do you have to do what does fitna mean

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can also be a trial that you're going through in order to be purified

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because it comes from from from the veterinarian for the the word itself is used. When you purify metals, like gold or different metals. You do it with fire, you burn it to purify it.

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Okay. And so, this is what what we are going through a type of purification in a sense.

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I had the opportunity or the you know the test. To see this with my own eyes. I was in West Africa.

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I was in Timbuktu area in Mali, in the Sahara with a lot of people you know, and who are living at, you know, with only the basis of life, who are actually living in the desert region, okay. And I was there with them in the desert. And I had to continue my journey and I saw these are all Muslims all making a lot

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of the same belief. And one group has barely enough to eat and drink to break fast, barely enough is there, but the other group has probably the highest standard of living, you know, per capita income on Earth.

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Right. So now it is said that we will, we will try you with good, we will try you with good and with evil.

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Okay, so both, we're getting trouble

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the afternoon and be an unbelievable.

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Another one will be a believer in the afternoon.

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And by the next morning, there'll be an unbeliever. And now look what he said, some of you will sell your religion for a few objects of this world, be out of them in a dunya trinkets,

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Calvin Klein, Gucci,

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right? They will sell their Dean for this, look at look at how penetrating This is. Okay, but the point is that he's saying that, you know, he said strive with your good deed, do as many good deeds as you possibly can.

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Come and we are actually in the middle of it now. We're in the middle of it. So one of the advices that we have is do good deeds, whatever you can do that is good, along with, you know, things do as much as you can, tomorrow, the ninth, you know, of Ashura, don't ask on the 10th fasten a knife to

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write possibly can have the good deeds, you know, before it is too late. And one of the traditions in this light, which is so interesting, and again,

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the times that we are living in times of trials and temptations, and the other word is the other concept is deceit.

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lying.

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Okay, confusion,

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and this is getting worse and worse by the minute. And with the rise of social media, and electronic, handheld devices, cyberspace, which really helps human beings in a lot of ways, but also at the same time, bring in a whole false world. And there is one Hadith here, which I want to share with you. And when I first read this hadith some years ago, it had meaning but now

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this is an unbelievable tradition. The province of seldom said sejati Allah ness Salawat don't have that. You said the Kofi held Khatib, where you kept the woofie has sodic where you

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terminal fee how hearten were you how we no fee how I mean? Well young Tico fee her way better peeler warmer way better color a regular taffy Fiamma llama the Prophet Sallam said they will come upon the people treacherous years subtle Watson that

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treacherous shoes in which the liar will be believed.

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The treacherous one will be trusted. And the trust is there a failure in life.

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Okay and arges via an immoral caught in action

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clearly to the people, but yet that person is the one who speaks out in public affairs. This is way better. And sadaqa Rasulullah alayhi salatu salam, this has come to pass and we are looking at this

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is going to give me trouble No.

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Okay. Yeah, see, we can see if you can move that for me.

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Well, Malhotra dunya Illa Matata. lavora. The life of this world is nothing but material deception. And that's in sorbitol Hadid verse 20.

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Right

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now,

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the danger of deception.

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What is this deception?

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Why is it so important?

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Because deception

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is something that is not clear.

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It's something which is confusing.

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And the go to person in this that we're using. His name is mo Africa Dean, Abu Mohammed Abdullah ibn Ahmed ibn Mohammed. Ibn Kodama al makdessi. Rahim bajo la okay. He's not even Kodama democracy, and he died around 620 after the hegira

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and

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his book is min Hajj. alkazi. Deen,

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min Hajj alkazi. Deen. It's not going to be on the board. Right?

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But I'll give you this later on as a reference. His name is Eben Kodama. This book is translated into English. And I think bookstores like the econo bookstore here and other bookstores, you can you can get online. Even Kodama l makdessi.

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That's qu DAMHL makdessi minhang, Hajj, el Casa de

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min hijo Casa de okay.

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In this study,

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and I want to give you just

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the basis of where this scholar was coming from the next one, where he was coming from. He looked at taqwa first taqwa. You know we talked about, you know you mama Shafi said in Juma if the Imam does not talk about taqwa, he said that his good was not complete. That's how serious the Sharpies were about taqwa. And you hear in just about every Friday sermon, there should be somewhere in taqwa in Tacoma.

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And that's based on the Sunnah of the prophet SAW Selim and taqwa is can be defined in many different ways. Okay, some say it is. It is the fear of Allah. It is the hope and Allah, Allah howth Raja.

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So it's made up of fear, and hope.

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Okay. And it could be, you know, guarding your guarding your faith. I call it the consciousness of Allah.

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God consciousness.

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That's what taqwa is. It's like this. Some people say like your conscience is like a God consciousness around you which are taqwa. And if your talk was strong, it's like a spiritual shield that can protect you and help you make right decisions. Okay? But even Kodama went deep into this. And he said,

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I'll how for Raja. He said that fear and hope. Right? That these two things

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they are, you know, the Arabic He said sakarya bassani. Allah Allah. He said that they are to stimulants.

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they stimulate you to do good deeds.

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Does not stimulate you is hurrah. Hurrah is the name of the Rhine hora.

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So taqwa because if you

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Fear something, you run back.

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Okay, if you hope in something, you're going to move towards it, these things are supposed to stimulate you, right? But if you're not being stimulated,

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that's

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okay.

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Some of the definitions for the word would or there's a few I have here and I'll give you some more. You could you could translate English as deception.

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It's also an illusion

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or a delusion. deluded, right. But this is interesting because if you go back to the big books in, you know, Islamic terminologies as for honey and whatnot, it can be described as stagnation,

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self conceit.

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Self seduction when you seduce yourself,

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okay, all these things are raw.

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And this is a serious issue because this is an issue that that most of our people

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we actually miss out on. Because to a great extent, we are being deceived.

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The general body of people on earth deception is all around the place.

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Okay, people, especially now with materials, they are being seriously fooled.

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One of the ways of being fooled I remember some years back,

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it is with the lottery.

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And every day I go inside, I went into Shoppers Drug Mart, I'm, like, I think I got in the wrong line was a metro and they looked at me and they said, you play in the lottery, playing the lottery, right. And one year, a person won the lottery in Canada. The DOD, the family won the lottery. And they won, you know, a few like, you know, $9 million, or something like this. You know, there's some years back there was a big amount of money. And, and, and they went on television, and the father was there. And they interviewed the father and he said, may God have mercy on us? Father was smart, right? Okay, cuz the next day, they will call on their house, they want to marry the girl, you know,

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whatever. Everybody was going for them because the money right?

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So so many people were bothering them for the money. They had to change their identity and their address and they had to hide. So the money that was supposed to liberate them, put them in prison

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safe, or Malhotra dunya Illa Matata hora. The life of this world is material deception.

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Another person won the lottery in the UK

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20 million pounds. The whole of the UK stood still.

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They said this man is in paradise.

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I mean, imagine if somebody they said tomorrow to you. You now have 20 million pounds. How would you feel

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the prison is in paradise. He has no other problem for the rest of his life. Okay, and then he started ordering food, wine from France. caviar from Russia. He stopped eating and eating and eating food and whatever until he gained 300 pounds, something like that and then he dropped dead.

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So the money that was supposed to give him life took his life. You see it Malhotra dunya Elantra.

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So there is a God and that is out in the deception which is of importance to us today is Muslims.

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Because we have to look at ourselves now.

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What kind of deception Eben Kodama Rahim Allah is like a detective. He studied Muslims lives. And it's shocking to see some of the results of a scholar living, you know, over 1000 years ago, that are almost the same thing today.

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And he said that

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is many types of hurrah. There are some people who are actually,

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you know, they are fooled and deceived by their family.

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And they say, Well, I don't have to give sadaqa charity My mother used to do it.

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They said, Well, I don't have to study because my father was a scholar. So why do I have to study?

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This person's being fooled. And this is the level of the shaytaan what he has to be learned today, that the plan of the evil one with us is a very subtle one is a very tricky one now, that's how we're being hit. And some people they feel that just because of their family. They're forgiven.

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You have some people and we

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say this with respect to the family of Prophet Muhammad, sal Salaam, you have some people who call themselves Sharif right?

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Or say yet.

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And we have all respect to the family of the prophets and sell them. We do Salawat all the time to them, we respect them. But some people are being fooled by their family.

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And I lived in Medina for many years and I met some person whose real say he brought out his whole family tree and showed me all the names and all that said, okay, and he showed me all the names. But what happens is sometimes I say it went to a village, in India or in West Africa, or Malaysia, and the say, had lived there. So everybody in the village became a saint.

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But very few people can actually trace their bloodline,

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actually back if you really want to go physically into it, but the reality is, even if a person says they say it, right, you can be deceived by that.

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Because the uncle of the Prophet Muhammad SAW salam, Abu lahab he was Hashimi

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he had, he had a noble lineage, right. And he's burning in help.

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He's in the car and sort of lab.

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He's Hashimi right. So the blood is not enough.

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So we cannot be fooled by the fact of a family or by the place or where you come from in the world. This is a form of Godot. So see how this goes.

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There's other people even even Kodama shows us who are fooled by their deeds. They get up in the morning. And they do 100 is stick a far

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after fauja istockphoto law, they say 100 times and some of them will go to Mecca and do it.

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Right. So 100 times 100,000. They start multiplying, right? I did it in JAMA 27. You know whatever, they got calculators now, right? See how much has an attic yet. So after he does this in the morning,

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he spends the rest of the day backbiting. scandalizing The Imam raising the price in his shop. But he thinks that because he did the istick fire in the morning, right?

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That is Hassan that will be more than a century AD right? The good deeds more than that. He is being deceived. See how deception goes.

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He's being that when the great Imam Ahmed and humble Rahim Allah, one of the great imams of Islam was on his deathbed.

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And the students listen to us on his deathbed. And he said law bad law bad. And one of the students came and said, What do you say anymore?

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And he said, the shaitaan came to me and said, Mom, you're saved. And he said not yet.

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You see, this is the mom admit. In his last moments.

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He said Labatt. Don't try to trick me right.

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right up until the last moment, you have to be vigilant.

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You have to be vigilant. And too many times we are being fooled, you know by

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a cultural type of Islam.

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Say in the Lucha Karim, Allah Karim.

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It's okay, I'll I'll drink. I'll smoke, I'll fight. I'll do whatever I can't. And then when I get to be about 50 or 60, then I'll make Hutch.

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And everything is okay.

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Right. Or I will do layer two cuz I went to one country.

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And I don't want to say which one it is because I don't like to finger people. But I went to this country. And this is a true story. And it was now the 27th night in Ramadan.

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And it was packed and they did 100 rockets.

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I didn't do 100 rockets with them. They did 100 rockets. And I said to the brother, what is this?

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They said no do the math.

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This is labeled socata Hayden and elfi Shah.

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Right, it's better than 1000 months times 27 100 rockets. So they finished that slower like COVID amatola. So I will go down to LA. I'll see you next year.

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Because you don't have to pray for the rest of the year. Right? You got enough Baraka to last you the whole year. They are being deceived.

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See how deception goes. And this is really important because we have in our folk culture of Islam.

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Many times we have cultural deceptions that have been put in, sometimes from the previous religion.

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Sometimes from the shutdown will either be law which pops up and comes up within our you know cultures and within our societies. And so the Hurrah and even Kodama Rahim Allah, he took it a step further.

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Okay. And he said, the guru can actually

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it can touch key categories of people within Islam.

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Okay, and you would never think that this could happen. He said hora can touch the allama. The scholars, scholars can be deceived. How can a scholar be deceived? The scholar can be deceived, because they will teach about hoorah.

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But they don't apply it to themselves.

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Right? And in Surah, two shops, right? It is saying, Allah, Allah subhanaw taala has told us but have not met Zack ha ha.

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And who is successful is the one who purifies itself.

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We've got Harbor, Mendoza, that one who will be destroyed if you leave yourself alone. So that means the one who's successful is not the one who talks about purity. But the one who does the purity, you see. So the scholars themselves can actually be touched in this. Some people read the court and they learn Mahatma halluf How to Pronounce Tajweed.

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And they will do the Tajweed. So beautiful. But the prophet SAW Selim said the time would come when people would read the Quran in beautiful tones, but it wouldn't touch their heart.

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Anybody know what that means?

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They will read it in a beautiful way. But it doesn't touch their heart.

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What does that mean? Or fast? But what what's what is what is he describing?

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Yeah, it's only words, right?

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This one thing to read it beautiful. But did you practice what it said?

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Are you actually implementing what the book said itself? So there could be Quran readers who make you cry with their recitation.

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But they actually being deceived by the shaytaan alejado Billa. That's how deep this deception is going now into our community.

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And

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he said Rahim Allah, that even the people who call themselves with a sofa, you would say the Sophie's, these are people who claim they have spiritual heights, right?

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the purity of the heart, this is even Kodama Taka now.

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He said, even the motor sofa,

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they can be deceived.

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Because they will claim to humility. And they will claim to have purity.

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But when you get close to them, they're heavily into materials. And they have jealousy, envy, they're fighting for power, or can also impact

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rich people.

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People who have money in a given the path of Allah, but if they're giving in order for their name to be put on the mastered

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with a given for reputation, they're being fooled by the shadow. So that's how deep this horror goes. It goes even to the point of

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righteous deeds, where people are doing righteous deeds, but they can actually be deceived. They can actually be deceived. Okay. Any questions anybody has what I you know, I'll stop periodically, you know, and open up the floor for any feedback. You know, so having

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Laura can also Yeah, self conceit pride.

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So, some describe it as self conceit or self seduction.

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You say I am the shank of the shoe, I am the greatest

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heel have reached this point. Others who have done this as well, you see it in their writings, even taymiyah.

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To round off what he is saying.

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He said there's three areas you can look at.

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One is to have a mind with which the person realizes the reality of things. In other words your mind can deal with can realize reality. You're not caught up in confusion.

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Okay, and that's something which is really getting more and more difficult.

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For us, because the more you're on that cell phone

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is, the more likely you are not to know reality.

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And I've seen people even you see everybody everywhere I go on the world now.

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And you stop the bus playing everywhere. Like, they look into the phone.

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Okay, their mind is stuck inside of them.

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Okay, some people are crossing the street, it has a giant truck in front of them. And they're like this. And I'm just holding myself

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we have to come out of false reality. So ebrill Kodama, he's this far back. But he said, You have to have a mind which can, you know, distinguish between

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clear things, false things reality. You got, you got to train your mind now.

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He said, knowing yourself knowing you should know yourself. This is this is going to be self knowledge, right?

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knowing yourself.

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Learn about the obstacles that are going to face you along your journey.

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Okay, and this is what we hoped to do.

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It's such a vast study, but to open up the door to this, to try to understand

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how important it is. Okay. And the prophet SAW Selim, you in speaking about this are the hereafter the journey right? The journey the connection of this life to the hereafter?

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He said lk Yes. mandanna nafsa Wahhabi la Lima battle note. Well, MK men up by another song hahaha. Terminology oil harmony. He said the intelligent person is the one who controls himself in this life, and works toward what is after death.

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But the idiot the fool is the one who lets himself go and hopes that allow forgiven many and see the difference in the

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healthcare. Yes, that means a cunning person. It's a serious word in Arabic cases a really intelligent person, right? That's the person who's going to control themselves in this world. And they realize I'm going on to another world. I'm going to make a transition. I got a short time here, the biggest life is coming.

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And even for a person who doesn't believe in God, or organized religion, not scientists, for every action, there's a reaction.

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There's a reaction.

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So if there is negativity, if the person is putting out negativity, then eventually that negativity.

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Even scientists who don't believe in God, recognize that. So if you go to your death, you go out your body dies, and only thing is left is the energy, your spirit and we're going to look at what this is a raw is the only thing left.

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Okay, that's like your deeds is your energy, right? Are you positive energy or negative energy?

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So basically what Islam is doing for us, it's purifying our energy.

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Because when we are saying when we have tauheed, we're clearing ourself of shark.

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Right when you pray, you make it with you and praying, you're literally wiping off evil energy. I'm using these terminologies now, right? You're wiping when you give zakat.

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So cat means to purify your wealth.

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It doesn't really mean give to the charity to the poor. No, it's a cat is the purification of your wealth.

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When you give that two and a half percent you know if the years gone over and you have you know, the the amount necessary. Your wealth is now halau.

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If you didn't do that, the net wealth that you have is actually against you.

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When you fast in Ramadan, what is Ramadan give us taqwa.

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That's what the essence of Ramadan is. It builds up our taqwa it gives us positive energy. When you make Hodge, what is it? Hodge Barbara? We are supposed to return like a baby right? all your sins are wiped away. So the negativity that you have the heart is now wiping it away. See what happens. So when you wipe it away,

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right then if you meet a lot with wiped away, person makes hajima blow and they die over there.

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They actually fortunate,

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present take Shahada all their sins are wiped away.

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Right? So when the soul is meeting the Lord in a pure state,

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right? That that is what we want.

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Okay, so the promises are present saying that's the intelligent person

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but the idiot

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is the one who says, I'll just do what I want.

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You know, I always use this example of Nike, just do it. But Nike has now endorsed Colin Kaepernick. I don't know if you're aware of the politics of the Football League. But the point is just do it. What is just do it mean?

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Do anything, right?

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Just do it. So this is what that means. You let yourself go. And then you say Allah Karim, Allah forgive me in the end. And, you know, I once did this. That's a fool.

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That's an idiot. And that's the word amok, which is being used. He's an idiot.

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Because if you look at life, look at our lives. Right? Look at the world that we're living in now.

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If you live to be 100 years old, that's a pretty good life in these times. Okay. 63 really is, you know, Rh anything over 63 you're living on borrowed time.

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Okay, if you live to be 100 years old.

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Okay, compare that to the next world.

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We're alive said Holly Dena, Fie ha, Abaddon.

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They will live in the next world forever. Okay, compare it to the next world. Quality Dena, Fie ha, Abaddon.

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They will live in the next world. Okay.

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If you take the life of this world, say the next world do the math. If it's you know, it's eternal life. So if you say five quintillion, you know, whatever divide 100 into that. And

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the answer is

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zero.

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It's actually zero.

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So, what we are looking at now, and what we would like to go through, okay, is

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the journey

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into the hereafter

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the journey of life, and we would like to go through

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the whole importance. Okay, next week, I'm going to bring my own laptop.

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We're going to go through the whole journey, and I'm going to explain to you, you know about what this whole journey is, okay. And I'll show it to you,

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you know, on the screen next week in Sharla.

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The point is, however,

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you'd be known to be late right in the beginning of sorts of Bukhara.

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Those who believe in the unseen

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these are the real, successful ones, right?

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The ones who believe in the hereafter.

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So therefore, it is crucial for us to understand what is the journey?

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Basically, what the journey is that we're going to do, and I'll show it to you, actually, as the journey begins ception.

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Okay, there is a conception, the child is consola for nine months.

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Okay, so the first major event is conception.

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Okay, nine months in the womb.

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If you were to go into the womb,

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and do an interview, journalists are going everywhere. Now.

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If you could do an interview with that baby inside the womb, and say, What do you think about life, the baby would probably say, it's very wet inside of here, but it's warm.

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You know, and but every once in a while, I feel a little fear. You know, whatever the mother goes through, it affects the baby, right?

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So I'm feeling some different things, you know, but basically, I'm relaxed in here and it's nice and warm. And if you want to tell that person

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that

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in a few days, you will come out into the world

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and

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You will see colors and trees, you'll see all these things in front of you now, that child would probably say to you, you're a liar.

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prove it to me. Because what do they know? Right? They're in the womb, right? Think about this, then the event happens

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with the event, which is birth to the child,

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then the vision comes

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of Allah wills. And they are seeing all the things, and they are living in what you could call tiata dunya.

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That's the life of this world. Okay, so you live in the world for a period of time. And then there is another major event. And that event is of transition. What's that event,

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death, and mote

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big events right? birth is one

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takes you out of the warm into the dunya death is another transition, which takes you from the dunya to the baddest,

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which is a zone of existence, some called the grave, but everybody doesn't have a grave.

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It's like a metaphysical existence that we're in

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and we stay in this period of time, we stay in this existence for a period of time and we will stay in that existence until another big event comes and that is our birth that is the resurrection

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when everybody will be resurrected

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right and then

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they will know face

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all people will be there and this is a Yama right

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they will go to the to the Yama they have set up all the things and then they will move towards the final place. They have to cross the Sirat a path and then Jana or Johanna

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right. So we want to study inshallah, we want to go on the whole journey

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and try to understand what is happening in the journey. You have a question?

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question is

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when we started, yeah.

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Things are not that good that we, I see that a child become autistic.

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What is this for?

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What is autistic?

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Can you ask?

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Yeah, I mean, you know, what happens to people?

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Okay, let me let me you know, the reality is, as Allah said, Walmart Walmart will teach them, you know, the enemy illa kalila, you have only been given a little bit of knowledge. And Allah knows best. What that person? why that person is in that condition?

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Right? Why does a person die as a child?

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Okay, why does the person live a long life? You know, why does some have money some don't have money. A lot knows best. That's something with the knowledge of Allah subhanaw taala. And and the more you see the one does that happen, you know, inside of this world,

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you will see that actually, there are some really

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great people in this world who are artistic, you know,

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famous artists and musicians and some people who have done major mathematical things, and whatnot, who are in that condition blind as well. Right?

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Right or not hearing. So Allah knows best why we're in that condition.

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Okay, we are going through this

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and moving into the hereafter.

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What we want to look at, and the question that comes that we want to look at, in the last part of this class is, why should you believe in the hereafter?

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Why does Allah subhanaw taala say, right in the beginning of Serato Bukhara when describing the mod takim, right, Allah Dena unit will rape those who believe in the hereafter and unseen. Why is it so important? Number one, you have to realize now in this world we're living in and you know,

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they even talk about what is called the final conflict

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and of days, right the last days, so it is important for us

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that we need to understand what is opposition, I want to give you an example, how serious this thing is, you know, and I'll read this with you.

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I just recently found this out

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that there was a there's a Jewish group, you can go online and see

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And they say and apparently completely red heifer has been born. They say it's the first in 2000 years, thus fulfilling a biblical prophecy that signals the coming of the Messiah, which Christians believe will end with an apocalypse, the birth of the potential cow of prophecy was announced by a group called the temple.

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Okay, and there are a group which says it is dedicated.

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And also believe the construction of the Third Temple will lead to judgment. That's what these people are talking about, right?

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Our kids are talking about mutant creatures, right?

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x men, that's what they want to get everybody on, right. But you go into churches and synagogues, and now they're spreading it around. This is a serious thing. And we're going to look at this in more details, because it is part of their the Orthodox Jews belief

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that they need to take control of the Temple Mount. The problem is, is that that with a tap where they believe that temple was

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the Dome of the Rock Hall of its axon, really, but right under there, they're digging red heifer. Now this cow must be 100% red.

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They brought one I remember about 20 years ago, but they found little splotch of white on it. So they rejected it, they are claiming now this one

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is actually the final.

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So

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hey,

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in the collateral

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so the people are trying to understand

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what is happening in the end of days. And from all perspectives.

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We are right next to the end of days. Okay, so this is an opening now that we've begun the journey and inshallah we hope to continue on this journey. Right to take us right through

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what will happen in the grave. The signs of of the last days, minus signs, major signs, the piano, Surat Jana jahannam, all the way through, to try to understand what is going on in this journey of life. So I leave you with these thoughts as our beginning class. We pray that Allah subhanaw taala will help us to go to this journey of life and would protect us from fitna especially the fitna of mercy, the job, may Allah protect us from the fitna of the Antichrist, and of all those evil things in this world. I leave you with these thoughts. Salaam Alaykum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh.