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guess just a follow up to that point.
If you come across somebody who has a problem with the way that you're doing something,
and they have good intentions, try and say, oh, you know, the molecules did this way. But here's the reasons why they did it this way. And so even though it's acceptable is, there's a better way to do it or whatnot. And you don't have the knowledge to respond
to you, what's the etiquette around
being conversational? You know, the basic etiquette, in a sense is that,
you know, if one of the Imams had proof for what he was teaching, then we follow it. So there's nothing wrong with that. So if somebody showed you something, that the Prophet peace be upon him did, like, say, for instance, if you were taught to say, I mean, silently, and somebody came and said, Okay, that's all right. But look, here's where, what the Prophet did in his follow us.
Okay, you can follow that.
Okay, nothing wrong with it. Because you're following the profit, not the school of thought.
And the moms and the school of thought never said, you must follow me and not the other way. They never said that.
It's only people's enthusiasm, and sometimes tribalism.
That made a difference. Well, in that case, would you say that it's okay to do it in silence or do it out loud?
I would say that, you know, again, this it's tough for a new Muslim to be put under these mass politics. But I mean, if you're in an area where people say it's silent, then it's better you can say it's silent.
But you know, if if you've asked me my opinion, the majority say out loud.
That that's is the majority position.
But it's if somebody says it's silent, it's just fine. There's nothing wrong.
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standing, and our teachings in the new Muslim corner.
And we will be making we'll have our class right up until Margaret up select because time is changing rapidly. So we'll go up until Margaret Korea and then following this, we would then come back and then to be a social, some socializing time, just to talk and some general questions can be asked. Now we understood from a famous tradition of the Prophet peace and blessings be upon him when he was visited by the angel Jibreel.
And he was asked by the angel, What is Islam? What is Iman? And what is it said? Three questions he was asked. The first was What is Islam? What is the basic religion, the foundations of Islam, in other words,
and he told them,
he told the angel
and his companions were there, he gave them the what is called the Five Pillars of faith, five foundations of Islam. And that is the shahada, where you be a witness to the Oneness of Allah and the prophethood of Muhammad, peace be upon him. And then you perform regular prayers. You pay the poor, do it as a cat,
you fast in Ramadan, and you try to perform pilgrimage to Mecca once in a lifetime. Those are the foundations. So it's these five that really unites Muslims all around the world. That's the foundation of our faith. And if there was a building, these would be the columns that actually hold the building up. Okay, so this is the foundations of Islam and and we'll be studying these foundations as we go along. Because this is your obligations, these are the things that you must do as a Muslim, and they vary, some of them have a time factor.
For instance, the first thing in Ramadan happens in the month of Ramadan, which has already passed and we're moving in the lunar calendar. The pilgrimage to Mecca, happens in the month of the Hijjah. The month of of Hajj that has gone
your your belief in Allah and the Prophet, that's all the time performing your prayers all the time. Zakat, you know that is to give two and a half percent of your wealth once per year, so the poor and the needy
And there are categories of people who you give it to. But basically the poor and the needy and the Wayfarers and orphans, two and a half percent, that is your cycle, and there's no fixed time. But normally we'll pick people will pay this the cat in the month of Ramadan. Because because it's easy to remember then because that's the time when everybody gives and whatnot. Okay. And so then the second point was, what is Amen. Tell us about Eman and the Prophet peace be upon and said that is to believe in Allah, His angels.
His books, His Prophets the last day and the divine destiny. Okay.
I meant Billa I meant to Al Eman biller or Mala e Katha he were called to be heroes solely by the Yeoman Afia. That's the last day well, cardiac failure he was sorry. Okay. So
the first point is to believe in Allah. And that is something we have been looking at but Eman now is sort of a higher stage of your relationship with the Creator. And there's a lot that we will be learning, you know about faith itself. The more you know about the Creator,
His names, his descriptions, if you run into any good lectures or discussions on the names of Allah, the descriptions of Allah it's very useful
because this will help you to get to know more about the creator, the names of Allah.
But in terms of higher levels of Eman, Eman can go higher. Your Eman rises and falls that your your faith. Sometimes your Eman is like really strong.
Especially when you're around Muslims on special occasions, certain points in your life. Sometimes your Eman might get weak starts to get a little weak. But there are certain subtleties about the Eman that you'll be learning as you go along. I'll give you two examples. The Prophet peace be upon him said law you may know I had to come hot, you have bully Akima you hit build enough steam. He said that none of you will truly believe.
So that's real. Amen. Until he wants or loves for his brother. What he wants for himself.
So you don't really believe right? Until you want for your brother or sister. What you want for yourself. See that concept? So you have food and everything and another Muslim doesn't have it. You don't really have Eman
unless you're feeling for that person doesn't have the food. You see? Question?
Yeah, so if a person has a good question, like I say sometimes the person's Eman gets weak. So normally what a person is doing wrong, that means their faith is very weak because they have no idea about the Creator. And they're doing things that are wrong to the point where if a person is you know doing really bad things, they're killing somebody or they're they're they're stealing at some points your Eman can be God that person could actually be not even a Muslim anymore. There's no more Eman left in your heart.
Okay. So, so this is, you know, one level
another one, which is an interesting one as well. And this is you know, higher level, the product PC part and said, let me know
what your Kunal Hawa who tebal imagined to be, he said, None of you will truly believe until his desires, how he enjoys himself follows what I have brought.
In other words, you don't truly believe until you're
the way your passions your desires, stays within Islam. You know, one of the weaknesses in the Christian system, and it's not has nothing to do with Jesus peace be upon him. What has developed in these societies is that during the week, people live a secular life. And then especially when Friday comes Saturday comes Sunday.
but then Monday you go back to work,
you see and that same person might be a Christian but on Friday night on Saturday night they can become very devilish. Leslie Saturday night right? What is Saturday night mean?
That's supposed to be just the regular night. But in the western society that's when you as we used to say the married you let it all hang
out. Right? You know that phrase? In other words, you know, you do what you want to do.
that's not real fate So the Prophet said that if you really believe when you want to entertain yourself
when you want to have recreation when you want to have a party, it still stays within Islam.
Like you don't say it's entertainment time, open the beer.
you still you can enjoy yourself. You relax, you enjoy your of sports, whatever, but you still stay with it. That means your Eman is sound. It's the really, man. You see it. So your man has a higher level now. That's why we said it's not the white belt in Karate it's going up. It's like a brown belt, right? It's higher means you understand things on a different level.
Okay. So, the belief in Allah is is very crucial.
The next point was the belief in angels, the belief in angels Mala Iike. And the angels the singular word for Angel is malloc malloc.
If you say in Arabic Malik, it means a king or an owner.
Possessive Malik el Medina means that the Lord or the other possessor of the Day of Judgment, but they use the Arab say Melek also bellick Faisal or mela Khalid meaning like King, right?
But Malak with an ALA Fattah A is an angel. The plural is Mala,
Mala by acre.
And the angels are created from
light they created from the substances that are in light.
And they basically
do not disobey Allah.
They don't disobey whatever they are commanded.
They carry it out. Now light itself, you might say, Okay, what is light if angels are supposed to be so powerful, and whatnot, but light is a very powerful force laser.
Think of what a laser beam can actually do.
Okay, and this is something really, really serious. Now some of the weapons of mass destructions
that some of these countries have, they have things made of light laser beams. So they can use a laser beam to destroy
And it's light.
Okay, so the angels are made from light. And they have enormous strength
and the ability to do many different things. And the angels were actually created before human beings, or before Adam.
Okay, because we believe that creation was here, the Earth was here for me or 1000s, maybe millions of years the universe was around, and there were creatures on the earth. There were creatures moving around different forms of life with it. And there may even have been all this proof that they were hominids, hominid meaning a form that is not,
you know, an ape or a gorilla. It's a hominid. It's changing, right? And they say Homo erectus. They've tried to give it names. And the highest one, they say, Homo sapiens sapiens.
So the homo sapiens are the highest level of these hominids. But we believe, that we're human beings started is when Allah breathed his spirit into his creation.
So in terms of the hominid part of us, the physical part does follow the evolution of life. We have a lot of similarities in our bodies with animals, different types of animals, but the Spirit the soul that's in the human being. And it's also something having this soul is a type of power that's inside of you. You don't realize what it is, sometimes, but human beings have this. For instance, the horse, they say that, you know, the horse is very big creature.
And the little boy gets on the horse and rides of the horse. So why doesn't the horse throw them off?
Why should this little boy get on a horse? And some scientists have even shown that when the horse looks at you
do you look like a giant?
The horse perceives you different animals perceive human beings in a different way. And that's part of the soul, or this energy from Allah, that is in us. Right. So that's what that is. This is what makes us, you know, special, but the animals were already created,
going through the different stages of
evolution. But we don't believe in Darwin theory, if anybody's into science, Darwinism, because Darwin never proved that a chicken, we could become a monkey.
He couldn't prove that one species changes to another, he can only prove that a species changes according to the climate. So if an animal is put into a cold climate, it will start to have thicker skin and hair and what not, it will change according to the sunlight and temperature. So he proved that.
But he didn't prove that one species switches into another. So we don't accept that aspect. You know, of the apple, we do accept evolution in the sense that things evolve and change
as you go from place to place. And that's what happened to human beings.
traveling to different parts of the world, the oldest finds for human beings is in Africa. So it is out of Africa, that human beings from what we understand began.
And that's where human beings first started to talk, first started to use fire, it was on the African continent, and then migrated
to different parts of the world. And over periods of time, evolved. So you evolve into different what we now say races or groups, but we're all basically the same. The DNA comes back to the same source. Okay?
So not to get into the science too much, because this debates all about scientific things. The point is,
creation was there, create it.
And Allah created another type of being which is called El gin, the gin
and the singular of gin is gin knee.
Okay, so the jinn are created from smokeless fire
from smokeless fire,
and that's different than light.
But they so they're created from the elements of the fire itself. And the difference between the angel and the gin is that the Djinn have a choice.
To gin could obey or disobey.
So that's slightly different. The Gin doesn't have a soul like human being,
doesn't have that energy power source, but it does have the ability to
follow or not follow.
And the most famous of the jinn was
a gene called a bliss. May Allah protect us from him? That is what we call now Satan or the shaytaan. That is a bliss Lucifer.
And according to our traditions,
Iblees was very pious, extremely pious, and he used to pray everywhere on Earth, he would make prostration to Allah subhanaw taala
he was so pious, that he was put into the company of the angels.
So literally, he was able to go amongst the angels. And when Adam was created, so Adam now is the first human being though created from clay.
Okay, and then Allah said,
bow down to Adam, goes to do li Adam. And then the Quran says, For sagia Do Illa a bliss, the angels bow down except for your bliss, he didn't bow,
all the angels bow.
And then when a priest was asked, Why did you not bow and he said, You created me from fire.
And you created him, meaning Adam from clay.
So Iblees was the first racist, you know what a racist this.
So please was a racist because he refused to accept Adam, because of how he was made.
And he was arrogant, very arrogant. And you see, but he was pious. Still he was really good. jindee is praying everywhere. He was with the angels. He refused.
And the angels themselves had some reservations. This is interesting.
The angels had reservations.
And they asked Allah
they said, Will you create something?
Are you going to create a creation that's going to make corruption on the earth? And shed blood?
Okay, and Allah said to them, I know what you don't know.
Now, that was a good question that these angels are they're intelligent, right? And if you look at human beings today, like we have some serious problems, right? Especially with shedding blood,
and corruption, were easily bought off.
were corrupt, like they used to say, the devil would say, Everybody's got a price.
Everybody, you see, but then Allah said, I knows I know what you don't know. And they said, We submit because the angels obey, but they had they had the right to question.
It's very interesting. And they question but they bowed. IBLEES No.
So then Allah, Allah subhanaw taala Kirstie bliss, and sent him out of like paradise, they were in a paradise type of situation, sent him out, but at least said let me
let me test Adam,
I will come from around them, above them.
Underneath them, I will make them change the creation of Allah. This is heavy, heavy statement. He said, I will take these people astray. I will even make them change the creation of Allah.
Look for people to do a no right?
To change it. One day, man, one day, a woman next day,
That's exactly what the Quran said. He said he would come into paths.
are very positive force. And really, we should get to know the angels and think about the angels more than the jinn.
People tend to in our folk cultures in the, if you're going to the Muslim world, you hear a lot, a lot of what they call Jinn stories.
And these Gen stories they use, if you want your children to stay, not to go outside, say, Don't go out there, you know, like, there's, there's wolves out there. So we get Gen stories, that the Gen Xers are outside, and they walked with their feet backwards. And they'll get you if you go outside. There's a lot of Gen stories and people are really afraid of the gym.
And as we learned before, when we looked at the concept of magic, as
the worst form of magic, is when the magicians now break through the barrier between gin and people because the gyms are in a different frequency than us. They don't live around us. They learn deserted areas. They're not around us. But some people learn a type of science, they get an ability to
communicate with the gym, the evil ones,
okay, and they forms into a science. This is what you call occult,
occult teachings. And you find it in many different religions. The Jews have Jewish people have Kabbalah.
Right. And you have different forms of occult teaching. That is basic, everybody has it.
Even in Europe, they haven't.
Some people were We were taught No, that's not European. That's what third world people do. You know, Harry Potter,
you know, Harry Potter, right? He was a magician, because it's a story, but it's based upon some of their own understanding. He was he was a young, well
educated, upper class British person. And he went to school
in a school to become a magician.
And he learned manners, they learn how to draw spells,
and what not so, and he was communicating. He was fighting against evil forces this degenerate.
He was. So that's what it's in every culture. Nobody is free of this. Because the Djinn are real. And on occasion, they do crossover.
They do crossover, but it's very rare.
Okay, it's very rare. We have a thing in this part of the world because we're so secular.
The main crossing over you'll hear about with us is like ghost. Poltergeist. You know the story of ghosts, right.
And now they make a joke. They say Ghostbusters.
Isn't it common to chase the ghosts. But this was a very serious thing in early America and early Europe, because haunted houses, remember deserted areas, this is where the Gen live,
people would actually run across, they would feel a force of something else, they'd run across it. And so we can, can, we can believe, and one of the scholars said, said that the gin,
the shaytaan, and the gin, they're very crafty, they will turn into whatever is the thinking of the people during that particular point in time. So ghosts and things like that Poltergeist, they turned into that,
because people were afraid of these things. So that gave them a reason to be sold. So there is crossing over. But you know, the unfortunate thing, the good, the good story, the good thing for us is that if you are eating halal food, good, and you're making your prayers, and you're fasting, the jinn, the evil Jinn do not come around you. Somebody described it almost like a dome.
Somebody was in communications with these forces and these forces described a good Muslim is that they have like a dome around them.
So they cannot penetrate it, that easily, when you don't get weak. When you're leaving your prayers, you're swearing and doing things and your energy for sort of gets weak, right?
Then they will penetrate. So that's why we're constantly making our prayers, purifying ourselves, seeking refuge, you know, from the devil constantly, because there's penetration happening.
Okay, but the important point is, we need to think more about the angels than we think about the jinn.
Because that's the good side, angels will come to your assistance.
You especially see it with children. I don't know whether you've experienced this or not. But children running in the streets, and somehow they don't get hit by the car, falling down. Things happen with children, that don't happen to other people. Sometimes there's forces in your life that push you, you don't know why you would push this way, or why certain things happen, but it happened. So the angels are real.
And we need to understand, you know, the angels, who they are, and how they describe. Before I go on to that I want to open up the floor for any general questions that you may have. Concerning the angels. Yeah. You said that genes don't have a soul to angels? No, no.
Angels do not have. You know, they both have energy. But it's not the soul. It's called a rule.
The soul is something special breathed into human beings.
Animals have energy. If you look at a dog or a cat or a bird, there's energy inside of it. When it dies, the energy is gone.
So the jinn and angels they have energy too.
But they don't have the room. They don't have the sole
question. Sorry about
Is, is are they trying to do things to human beings an illustration just because you're trying to prove all wrong? Or is that what they're trying to do? I mean, it is I mean, Iblees knows the devil. They know, Allah is the Creator. But it's like a vendetta it just like they want to get revenge like against Adam.
You know, and
yeah, so So there's something like that. But they can't prove Allah wrong in a sense that they have no power over Allah. You see, in ancient Zoroastrianism, which turned into Buddhism and other forms, you have what is called Yin and Yang, you have the good force and the bad force.
Okay, and that's the way many of the anxious religions, so the evil side is the bad side. And the good side is the good side.
Just like they even used that in Star Wars. So you know, with Luke Skywalker, they say the force, right? So beyond the good side of the force, that is a Zoroastrian belief, okay, to be it to be on the good side of the force. We don't have that we believe Allah is the Creator. But but you know, Allah has wisdom, he has created opposites in the world. He has created tests for people, so many things are actually in this world. So there's a reason why, you know, these things are created which is above our, you know, our understanding.
You know, so there is you know, reason why, and Allah
In his best, any questions online? Dammit.
This doctor quick this account of creation was similar to what if one buys on the Genesis in the Old Testament? What are the differences between Christian and Jewish of creation?
Yeah, there is some similarity, because we believe that we'll find later that they are people of the book that they received the text as well. But there's certain parts of that, which are not the same. And the Quran came as what is called mo Haman. And that is to correct and authenticate the other books to protect the books.
Okay, so therefore,
in the case of Adam and Eve,
there's a tendency to blame Eve. Like she caused trouble for Adam, with Apple, right? Because they were not supposed to take from the fruit. But the Quranic story is, both of them made the mistake. It's not blaming it on the woman,
both made mistake, and they both repented, and they were forgiven.
And the Christian version of it.
The Adams mistake, would stay with his children until the Day of Judgment. That is what the Christians call the original sin.
And because of this original sin, they believe that the child is born in sin, and it's only through the blood of Christ, that you can be saved from that sin. That's where we differ.
Okay, they both made a mistake, they were forgiven. They were sent down on Earth, they're going to be tested. Yes. But, but the clean the baby's born clean, not in sin. So that's, that's where we differ.
But the original story as how Genesis begins,
it is very similar. The problem is, is that we don't have the original torah of the Jews or the original gospels, you know, of the Christians, they don't have the original book.
That's why the Koran came to give the original story.
So you can understand what the original story of Adam, and how may Allah be pleased with them? Questions?
good, good question. That's, that's a deep question. Now there are good gin if the good gents out there, right.
And this goes very deep. And I don't have the time tonight because of you know, our time limitations. But basically, the Prophet peace be upon him. He said,
Every person has a Jimny around them. It comes around called Corinne
has got to test you, right?
You also have angels around you to we're going to learn you have angels riding on you and whatnot. But you have a cutting that will come around you.
And it's going to take it's going to give you bad thoughts.
And so they said, What about you, oh messenger of Allah. He said, I have a Korean as well. But mine accepted Islam.
So his Jimmy is a Muslim right? Now, somebody asked the question, this is this gets really deep. Somebody asked the question, What happened to the prophets jindee.
Because this chimney was around the Prophet SAW Salem, and it was good. This chimney is a master in all Islamic science,
because gins live a long time, right? So this chimney, according to one book that I was reading,
they actually had a group of them, they lived in Medina.
And they, they and he was the master. Because he he knew all sciences. Imagine if he's there all the time. He knows the Quran, he knows everything, because he was always around the province of Solomon and so the good gin knees were there but unfortunately, because of the power of the devil will el Billa the evil ones are the most powerful.
The good ones stay by themselves.
They do not really come around.
The evil ones are the ones that make contact because he believes his power is really really he's, there's no they're not equal.
The good ones are good. But and the Quran has got a chapter called surgeon, a chapter of the jinn, where when the Prophet peace be upon him, came in a company of the jinn, the jinns then the Quran was revealed and they accepted Islam. read that chapter call the jinn. So these are
The good ones, but we don't really have contact with the good gents. No.
Unfortunately, if somebody says, I can contact with gents, watch out for that don't believe that person
because they're not going to make contact with you. They're not supposed to do that. So the good ones are not generally going to do this. Okay to make the contact. Now, questions, and the other any other general questions
and they also align to meet.
Okay. Now in terms of the angels themself, there are certain prominent key angels, that this is part of our belief, right?
Because there's one of the sections of faith to believe in the angels. And the most famous is the angel Jibreel or Gibran eel. They say an English Gabriel.
Okay? And Gibreel alayhi salam, he is the one who brings the message to the prophets. So all of the prophets will receive their message Gibreel came to them.
And the angels can take a form of a human being, although in their natural form,
there's some sort of a discussion about wings, but it's not little Cupid's flying around, you know, like, you know, Venus, and that that's Greek philosophy. Not that
right, but they can take the form of human beings.
Add Jabril, we learned that the Hadith, he came to the Prophet, remember? And he said, What is Islam Eman said he would look like a human being.
And he left.
Okay, so Gibreel is
the most famous of the angels. There's another angel called Israel feel is sort of our field. And this is the angel who will sound the trumpet on the day of judgment. And it's not necessarily a trumpet, like you have a saxophone or trumpet.
But it is right near the end of time, when the last human beings are on earth. And according to Prophet Muhammad, Salah Salem, it would be the worst people left on earth.
And a lot of things are going to happen. If we have chance, I'll explain some of this to you.
And then the sound will come say hi.
And this will every living thing is gonna die.
So that's when the horn is blown. That's the job of Israel feel
that he's waiting.
And in one tradition, the Prophet peace upon him was a little upset. And anybody and they said, like what is making you he said, Israel feel is getting ready.
He's getting ready
to blow the horn. In other words, it's getting close. That was 1400 years ago. So we're close. We're very close.
The next is called Malik.
Who is the custodian of the fire?
So Malik is the angels. There are angels in Jehanne. Jahannam is the hellfire, right? There are angels guarding jahannam.
And anybody who tries to escape, they knock them back in.
And Malik is, you know, the leader of the angels protecting you know, Johanna Ridwan is the custodian of paradise. So is the angel in charge of paradise. And you can read descriptions, you know, concerning paradise,
one car, and Nokia.
This is the name of two types of angels and Mukunda keel are writing over every human being.
There's angels, right and your good deed and writing your bad deeds. Okay. And it's not writing necessarily with a pen and paper.
But it is a type of recording that is being done.
And some people will even describe that when they
some people had a near death experience. And they said that when I was drowning, and I was near death, they say I saw my whole life in front of me.
You ever heard that before? They said, I saw my whole life in front of me. Like something is dead. It's like what we can add term is like a divine video, right? You're the star of the movie.
It's like your your video, right? Is you everything you did is recorded.
And it's going to be there. And that's the job of Monica and Nikki.
Yeah, so there's so so this
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Okay, good point, Rocky, but naughty. And Rocky banana teed are actually
it's a type of Angel.
Okay, because because there's a lot of people that would have to be held, they have to remove it around a lot, right? So it's a type of angel
that is riding on every human being.
So all of our life, everything is being recorded with Rocky Bonati.
Mancha and Nick here, okay? These are the angels who questioned the debt.
So when a person dies,
right, and your body is now being prepared, and when you are put into the grave, and people are walking away, and one time
the people had buried a Muslim, and they were walking away. And they were talking about the world, money and things and you're just finished. And so somebody here in Toronto buried somebody, and they say like how the Blue Jays do and what's the latest in the NBA.
The Prophet said to them, ask forgiveness for your brother.
Because he's being questioned now.
Like as you walk away, he's being questioned. Right now. That's one current Nicaea.
So they will come to you and ask you, you know, Who is your Lord?
Right, what is your religion?
And you have to answer
who is your Prophet
and you can't be a trickster and try to lie.
Whatever you really believed is what's going to come out of your mouth.
So this is very serious. The questioning of Iraq in the grave. It's another it's the bizarre here and another zone of existence right? And some people don't have graves right, some people are cremated.
But in that existence, they will come to you.
And then they will ask you two questions.
One Quranic yet
The next two angels is how route and my route. Now remember the story of magic in Babylon?
Magic in Babylon.
How Rutan Marut were the angels who brought magic to Babel, or Babylon and ancient Iraq as a test.
So they appeared obviously as humans.
And they taught the people occult.
They taught them this magic, this occult belief.
Okay. And the other angel, another angel is, is Israel eel, is about eel is the angel of death.
Now that can moat.
I heard you got to find a good person.
Yeah, I mean, there's some discussions about that some of them are true. Some of them are not actually true. But, you know, generally, if the person is a good person, then you know, he will come in a way that's it's a good vibe, vibrations, whatever. But some people go a little far when they explain it is not authentic. But I have had occasions of I've heard a person who's dying. And they and they would say somebody's in the room.
I don't know if any of you ever experienced this.
I've actually experienced somebody is in the room. Who's that? And nobody knows what they're talking about. Right. And shortly after that, they pass.
So the angel was there.
But you're not going to see the angel. Right. But they could sense.
that was what?
Yes, so magic was real magic Israel. We believe magic is real.
It's not just hocus pocus and you know, tricking people like that. There are ways of communicating with the jinn. There are ways of their, their their systems to this. So it was real. And he was teaching them in Babylon this system. And if you and most of the occult groups, they will trace themselves back to Babylon.
most of the groups because that's where it actually began.
Now Israel eel is very interesting one and there's a hadith that's talking about Israel eel, and it's saying once that there was this king
and he wanted to defeat Israel. So he said, okay, if I'm if I'm dying, when I'm when I'm about to die,
I want you to get a really good horse, put it downstairs.
So then he was he felt like he was about to die. And then he ran, jumped in, you put them on the horse, and he rode the horse, some distance, he got into a boat that was waiting for him. And he went distance, he got into another horse and rode distance. And he finally he was carried up into this lofty tower, this lofty castle, and then he came into the room, and he turned around, and somebody was standing there waiting for him.
And Israel said, you know, it was strange, Allah told me to meet you here.
But like, you don't live here. I'm putting it out words, right? You live somewhere else. But Allah told me meet him up in that room.
So he thought that he was defeating Allah.
But he couldn't and the Quran says that, wherever you are, death will reach you even if you are in a lofty castle.
It will come.
This is like the tafseer
the story of Israel.
Okay, so Israel eel is the angel of death.
And Myka eel
is the angel of the rain.
The angel of the rain, or the cow? That's another way to explain English they say Michael.
Right me cow, or Myka? Eel? Is the angel of the rain. Christian.
his name was Mikhail. Yeah. So many of the names, you know, in English come out of the biblical the Bible things, the Bible stories and whatever. You see many of the things. Now the angels, it's an interesting concept. And they created from light. And as some of you may have had experiences. I you know, many years ago, there was a program on one of the televisions, it was a local station, and they wanted to date he was on religion. And they said, What is the concept of angels? So the program was called Angels. So at that time, you know, I was known and so that they asked me to come on this program. So I came on the program and I described, and I listened to the Jewish rabbi, there was a
Jewish rabbi. And the Jewish explained explanation is almost exactly like us.
It's, it's the same thing. They say Mother,
instead of Melech. But their description is light. And what not too many of you may have had some experiences like this. I mean, I can say, I don't know if it is real or not. But I haven't experienced myself, I was traveling with this group.
And we were in a masjid when this group travels around from place to place. And so we were in this in this masjid, and, you know, as the food or the climate, whatever, I got a bad fever. So I was really, really burning up with fever, and I'm in the bed. And then, as I was there, something came at me, I felt something in the butt on the bed, something warm, like some light and something really warm. You know, like, and after a short period of time, like I was better.
That's the only thing that I can say. You may have had experiences like this have another force doing things in your life. Right? These are the angels.
The angels are around us.
The angels can come and Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him. They said in the Battle of betta the Muslims were outnumbered
the Quraysh from Mecca attack the Muslims. The Muslims only had 313 men. They had gone out to get a caravan of the goods that was stolen. And the Quraysh tricked them and brought 1000 warriors with 300 horses.
And there was only 313 Muslims and they only had a few horses.
And the and the battle came and the Muslims were victorious at the end of the battle, the ones that were captured, and this comes in some traditions. They said when we looked at at the Muslims, we looked at you and there were some people amongst you with green turbans. That's the description. Green Tirpitz. And when they struck,
they struck with a force and even one description was that the bodies that were hit by the angel that the
wound had a burn mark around it
because of the force of the wound.
Right? And the Quran talks about the fact that in Angel, when the battle abeja, you are not there alone, the angels came.
So the angels actually assisted the Muslims in this battle. And historically, there have been cases where
it has actually happened.
I witnessed this, I'm not going to say what country it is or who it is because everything's political today, right? I don't want to get taken to Guantanamo Bay, you know, but everything's political. But there was Muslims. They I heard the story. And there was no did enemy was there. You know, they were on a mountain.
And they are the enemy was was coming at them. Loud cannons were coming.
Okay, the enemy was actually was a we're actually moving toward them. And the leader of the Muslim said, he said, you know, hold your ammunition, do not fight them back until they're right in front of us. Right, this is it.
Okay, and then
some time went by, nobody came. And suddenly, the enemy soldiers came like this with their hands up.
And so the Muslims took them. This was a real story, took them and you know, made them prisoners. But then they asked him, Why are you surrendering to us? They said, What do you mean, why are we surrendering? Do you don't hear and back, that sound that's coming back of us, is like cannon summons in back of us. So we said, it's better we surrender to you,
that get defeated by this force that's in back of us.
So when the Muslims then went to the place where nobody was there,
there was nobody.
Okay, and that that was a real thing in the newspapers. And the you know, the, the thing that made it really real, is that the one who actually part of the witness was was the enemy soldier, not a Muslim.
Wax actually told them what they heard.
Right? So it wasn't just Muslims making up a story.
It actually came. So we believe that this could have been in Allah knows best angels. Because these people reached the point their faith, they believed in Allah to the last moment, and they were ready to give up their life, once you do that, that Allah has helped, can come to you.
But you got to go to that point, right?
You have to go to that point, you got to be prepared to go to that point. So the angels are very important creations of Allah, and something that we should focus on. And we should believe that this force are with us. Don't be afraid. When you go on the dark. Right, you're outside. You know, you call on Allah. Ask Allah to protect you. There are angels. There are forces around us. So you don't have to be afraid. Right.
Floors open for any general questions.
At the end of prayer, are you giving it to?
Your base basically giving it to the persons on your right on your left?
Yeah, the people? Yeah.
So some, some people might say that, but not necessarily. It's really to the right or to the left. And then yeah.
imagery because the mind is a load devil on one shoulder, a little angel, another shoulder. Right. Now, these are both angels. You see what you know what's different between us? Then Christians say there's fallen angels.
They say the devils are fallen angels. They were angels and they went bad.
No, that would be a Jimny because Jenny's kind of choice right?
Angels cannot do
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