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Last week, we started on a series, which was called correcting concepts and the whole idea behind
That series are that there are eight to nine concepts that are necessary for us as a community as we move forward in these times of ever changing landscapes that we must go back and review whether our concepts are pegged to the understanding of Quran and Sunnah or they are pegged to our understanding of what we think is right and wrong, or what we have been told what is right and wrong. And we talked about it that the entire Quran is filled with examples as well as the Sunnah of Allah subhanaw taala always trying to rectify the concepts for us. Right. So the last example that we gave Manuel mufflers who was a poor person we to give examples last week. For those of you who missed it,
you can go back and listen to that football for last week and you will get the details. And one of the first concepts that we want to talk about and we can't talk about anything before we talk about this concept is our relationship with the Quran.
We have just ended Ramadan. Ramadan is the month of Quran. We listen to the entire Quran with various different recitations. We went through the entire journey and we listened to some Tafseer here and there, whichever tofield Allah subhanaw taala gave us to share yet the real question you and I need to ask is, What is my relationship with the Quran? Or a better question to ask is, Does my relationship with the Quran requires a renewal?
Is it placed in the right place? am I emphasizing on the right things, or is the emphasis on things that really are part of the Quran are connected to the Quran, but that's not the main focus of the Quran.
So Quran if you were to put it in the right the epicenter of your life,
we can have multiple relationships with the Quran.
We can have a relationship with the Quran, which is to do with the recitation part of the Quran. We can have a relationship with the Quran which has to do with the focus on Tajweed of the Quran. We can have a relationship with the Quran, where we use Quran as a source of Baraka in our lives, we can have a relationship with the Quran, where Quran is a source of Udaya does a good reminder for us, we can have a relationship with the Quran, where it is a source of rectifying renewing and re calibrating
our belief systems in life in dunya. And all of these connections that we have with the Quran, if there is an imbalance
or if we have one heavier than the other, but the devil or his which is more important to lead or to see which is more important. So if there's an imbalance in any of these, and that imbalance is because Allah has given certain priorities to certain aspects of what how we should interact with the Quran.
So an example of that I got a text message last night, from an Arab brother, he messaged me,
and he said, he's not from this community. That's why I can share. He's from Atlanta, he messaged me, he said that my wife can't get pregnant.
And I've been told in my country, that if I take an arm,
for example, I take students Elena, and I write students
with math and work
with rosewater mixed with Zafferano and I write that entire Quran on a piece of paper, and I put it in a small pocket like I write it really small, and then I make a diaries out of it and I asked my wife to wear it, then within seven days she will get pregnant.
And the list of such things are very well known to all of us having the ladder person he saw something and he at least inquire I mean, can I even do this? And if we go back in India and Pakistan, our country has no shortage of these things. We all know that. He can Locarno like if you do this, do this with it's all filled with that. So what we have done is we have taken the element of Baraka with the Quran. And we have superimposed it on to our ultimate relation with the Quran has only to do with banca.
So he did an entire group that is just focused on driving baraka from the Quran. That's it.
There, there's no doubt about it. And if you tell them where you're doing it, they're like yeah, it's in the Quran. Allah subhanaw taala says and allow wahala kita kita wa
they will give you that deline that Allah says this Quran is mobile.
And another I was found out.
In both I actually forget after Mubarak what Allah says in the first i Allah subhanaw taala says why that guitar
Ron Zelina This is the book to Angela who we have revealed this book MOBA can no doubt it's got Baraka in it.
But who you get it's about a car by following it.
That's how you think about a car from Nakuru and the other part of Masada says this is Mubarak Lee Babu irtg. It is Mubarak it will provide baraka to Yes. Only if you ponder on the verses of the Quran
that's the only way you're gonna get from the Quran is Quran tell us how we get Baraka. There's only two verses in the Quran that talk about the baraka and both of the verses are packed while you're understanding it or following it.
So Illa except if there is a surgeon I Hadith where the Zulu Lasala you Salam has explicitly said this is how this ayat of verses can be used for Barack or for she found or in that cases, it's a direct command from Rasul Allah, and we can question but anything beyond that, that doesn't come from authentic narrations that doesn't come from that at least has some narration to not only necessarily say, because he's got a Salah and but to take on and relying on Quran as a source of ultimate baraka for our lives is not the main purpose with the Quran. Similarly, what is more greater to be able to recite the Quran properly, or to memorize
all the country's scholars, I listen He mentioned this, that this is my after TV scholars that being able to recite the Quran,
with Tajweed is more important than memorizing
anything, especially when memorizing it without a tissue
while you memorize the Quran, because you're trying to get to the end of it, and two years your child has memorized and mashallah, in our community, we pride ourselves with this right Pakistani community, the NAC community, the Bangladeshi community, all of us the Indian community, we pride ourselves to have the most profound
but the reality of the matter is that when we had seven or eight profiles standing behind and Collison man would make a mistake, none of them could correct. That's the reality roll witness.
Because just because you finished one recitation on the laid off your memory to your ship does not make you a Hafiz in any classifications of the headers. Hence this like someone like Carly's the man who does not read review,
literally I saw him like eating something burger like in my office and he comes in Allah.
I'm like, I was shocked. I'm like you don't because I didn't not exposed to this type of leaves. And he's like, when I finished my herbs.
For the next two years, every single six days, I had to finish the entire Quran to my ship for two years scrape
every six days he was finishing the hotel to the shape.
And then the chef was like, now you're a happens because you don't need the book anymore. It's in your heart like who Allah who that is a harvest by the consensus of our scholars.
What happens if they go through one dose of the Quran does not make them a habit. Now, the second issue here in our heads is let me do his without.
And sadly, I have to say this, specifically the countries from subcontinent we are guilty of that. Because we have this method which is like Oh, embeddedness Corrado pickpocketed Ritsuko it's absolutely wrong. This image Montes that you cannot memorize the Quran wrong with major mistakes. Now major mistakes of the dream constitutes of two things. Photography Maka straw when you go up and down in that you say the cosafa Tabitha Khasra I was amazed to sit with our fans and this is a problem in our community with our fans and I will be sitting and then one of the hundreds literally took a while file and follow up with not a big deal.
no blame to that trial because he doesn't know better.
So first mistake that is not that there is no room for it in our setting up is when we move when you change the words from five to 30. In America, what it is mean Cotonou meaning cuddly when we change that not acceptable in life it is from the seventh rod.
The second is Mahajan roof.
Being able to pronounce HA HA HA HA
when we give the design and we say hi yah, yah Haryana is
calling to success, but if most of them are adjourned
They say highly Island fella, which means come to an open ground, change the meaning completely complete change of the meaning Solar Hydrogen cold, there is no exemption for it. And as a matter of fact that child struggles the rest of his life. Because as a consequence of not being able to focus on the dream, why do we do that? Why don't we opt out of a stage read in our hopes that our child memorizes for and fast?
Those are two years, three years Mashallah.
Literally in Ramadan, the father came to me as I get on my side, he started and he is doing his it's been like almost one year, he's already you know, he's only done a nice job so far.
I said Rasulullah took 23 years to memorize. He's doing pretty well.
Right? We have to recalibrate heads, is that connection for the child for his life, so that he never gets turned off from that person. But when we forces within two, three years, and we lose a lot of the buttock off the Quran, by not being able to recite it properly,
it's not about getting to the end.
Hola, hola. Hola, Hawaiian, Abdullah, the chroma key took eight years to finish the hedge of Surah Al Baqarah.
He used to recite eight I as a 10 is and he would ponder upon it and try to implement it and move on like this. When he was told, yeah, Abdullah and Allah, you took really long, he said, What kind of a beat off of the humps at Ashura Center. My father took 15 years.
My father took 15 years and in the society when somebody would have memorized students will Vampira in this manner. The adage used to say this hubbas man happy Lasorda to the janitors enough that person it becomes like your grandfather in our society like he has a makan he has a status.
Oh my God, Allah. He used to have a D one. He used to have a D one. If you know these people that are constellation know you would consult these people? How would you get into the DI one of them? Right? The Allah one, you have to be somebody who's called a fine. And this is where we need to change our definitions. Today when we say when you are in our minds, it's like somebody knows Iran. That's number one. Number two, somebody who's a harvest number two who's a pirate. Then above it is a harvest. And above a Hawkins is somebody who goes to a Guinea metal assassin graduate. We're not talking about that category. We're talking about the ones below.
So this is how it goes. You have somebody who can recite the Quran. Hazara number two is somebody who's embodying Quran number three is somebody who's a half is of Quran.
Now in the guidance of Luminati Allah Juan, you were only you can only be in the v1 of Chroma if you want to carry Al Quran
but not the definition of coding that we have somebody who can come on a mic and look at the most half and recite beautifully
the definition of it as Amanda he says the definition of apply at the time of Ramadan, the Allah one of the words will shake in famine manner.
body at the time of Allah is somebody who understood the meaning of the Quran.
Family Man number two, there are attire he was like he was expert in the Quran, the Quran, number three Yama, maybe it was in his ama he used to practice if you could see that he's practicing the salmon. He said and if he had it would be nice. He was the last criteria. It was not a necessary criteria to be a body of the Quran.
Because most of us have are not profiles.
Those who went for that or they were not the first what did they have the had the concept or a conceptual understanding of the Quran at a high level
they were able to understand concept of the Quran. Now if you find
so this is what a party of the Quran has, rather than us having somebody who has an Astra para Hamas is is is not even on the category of the list. It was like a given day, do you memorize the Quran? Great. You're just the beginning. Over here, it's like you are you reached, Mashallah. And then when we introduce our kids, with all your hackles are assumed to be harmless or is how is memorizing, then what happens is you stroke the ego of that child.
You stroke that eagle and he feels like Well, I'm something
and he's nothing. He's just memorized the Quran, which is the standard and back in the day until you understood it and until you had found manner to be and you were expert of the era you were
in the past. Now that said
shouldn't say which is what is the Mongstad of the Quran? Where is Allah subhanaw taala in the entire Quran doesn't say to memorize the Quran every,
every single time Allah talks about the Quran, it's all about understanding
the hair. And when Allah talks about the majority, Allah says what about just like in that tourist?
Khurana listicle, for helping with the four times? Allah subhanho wa taala. And you mentioned Allah has made Quran easy. Is there anybody who memorize? Allah has made Quran easy Is there anybody who who remembers most that is not somebody who needs to see somebody who takes advice from and that is where we have to extreme, the majority of the masses. They're not connected to the Quran alone, because they're confused. They're confused about why they're confused about two things. You have
the left and the right, not the Democrats and the Republicans. But within the scholarship, you have the people leaning left, and you have the Peter leaning right? The people leaning left, they say you and I every single person we can pick up the Quran shallow Bismillah you pick up an eye or you find an IRA, you feel right now, however you understand the IRS, please Bismillah go ahead apply. And you can start calling halal and haram shots however you feel like that's the liberal left. And that's why a lot of people today, they're gravitating towards that. Right you have these movements within our subcontinent, the Iranian movement, the ram, the movement, all of these, these are the Quran
movements. And they have taken that other extreme the Quran, how could a smidge of understanding yourself, you don't need any scholarship. You have the other extreme here, right with the scholars that you cannot pick up the translation wrong.
Translation hiring something after you can pick it up.
It's pretty sad. There are books that are in this message like I was reading the other day one of the books in order. First chapter is that it before you can touch the Quran and understand you must have 15 room.
Which person here has find time to memorize Master 15 aroma sialorrhea to pick up a translation of the Quran. So we've made it on this extreme and complete, untouchable thing, you shouldn't even talk about it.
It's only a matter of the scholars and you should come and listen to the guidance of the scholars. And that's it. And there's two extremes to this.
To understand this better, and to understand and conceptualize this, what these scholars are saying that the you know the ones on the right,
that are holding an extreme position. They're saying
they're talking about certain set of ayat that you're not allowed to.
But it has been superimposed to all the iron in the Quran. There are five different categories of iron that you're going to come across. There either tells you if I that I do don't do. Right, those are the aisles of the cliff. Those are the aisles of responsibility where Allah is saying do this don't do this.
Other than these ayat there are four other categories of AI that you will find in the Quran. And they are from the category that first Allah is talking about himself. Alone Oh SEMO Allah Allah. In all of these ayat Allah is talking and introducing you about himself.
Then Allah is talking about his fire. Allah Who failure poco de Xiang, Allah is the Creator of everything. Allah is talking about his si how it is. And then the third is Allah is telling you about OMA Mendez, and I'm in a public forum, these are the nation's before you.
And the third, the fourth is ALLAH is talking about you and your creation in Sinai and our prediction. The fifth category is the category of ayat that talks about a common ruling is
These ayat the spoilers will be here intended that we cannot pick up and read and make our own interpretations. The rest of the four fifths of the Quran is accessible to every single one of us. And we should pick up the Quran and try to be translations. But very quickly, you will understand that there are it will not understand if you pick up the ire of me Ross, how the you know how when the inheritance is distributed, you can pick it up, you're not going to understand anything
past 140 students what is going on? You're going to need either a shader to explain that to you somebody who understands the film. The other extreme over here
is that they said it doesn't even matter. You have no recollection whatsoever as an ensign Allah has given you an option and you just follow whatever you read, you get the translation and just Mila Masha Allah everything is open.
And where do you get to that we get examples like Quranic or Holika hijab
right these type of
comments where are they coming from? They're coming because we have now now completely separated our scholarship, the four schools of thought which have been there the foundation to protect our deen, we have separated that and we have said alone intellectual scholarship.
God goes through that on where the decision was of interest to revise from Subhan Allah. Right, what happened? They started talking the IR to 1/5 of the Quran, which was not supposed to be touched by a person who does not have those sciences.
And now we had two extremes today, what is happening is the middle the middle of the people in the middle, they're like, neither am I here, nor am I here. I don't want to do anything. And that's our reaction as a community. Because when we hear this side, we're like, Oh, it's too difficult to hear you say, oh, there's way too liberal. Right. But there's an masses that is because fitna is attractive, our nuts leans towards ease. So there's a big movement that is happening that you know, a lot of people are leaning towards that that fit in of which is Quran only, and only, as we talked about last night with a lot of Hadees so this understanding of our Quran has to be pegged on three
things and I'll end with this number one, Quran is there for us to ponder the the blue it nowhere in the Quran, Allah subhanaw taala commands us collectively.
Pick up the ayat of the Quran until the Buddha is very simple. There is the obvious and what is not the obvious something ma as to what is behind.
For example, in this ayah Allah says, Allah, Quran Allah movin up finally, how do they not ponder upon the Quran? Allah says that their hearts are locked up.
That's the obvious the, the hidden or the implied meaning is there some things that can block your heart, there are things that can lock your heart.
Allah is just asking if your heart is locked up. That means what there are things that could possibly lock your heart from an understanding of the Quran
that is implied over here, I find that balloon implied Why is it not? Allah is talking to you and me. Why is it general because Allah wants collectively as a community that we ponder upon it.
And when you say the word, get the balloon, individual small groups and then massage it in the households, all of us are collected, every faction of the society is included, whether you're at your workplaces everywhere, you should have gatherings where you're pondering upon the Quran. So that's the first element of the Quran our interaction, number two, take read and there is basic basic that we that every person needs is you must have perfect, not semi perfect, perfect pitch, we'd have sort of in fact, there is no exemption for it.
And number two, after that five or six tours, if you can do that, that is called time that is if we don't have it, we are sinful in the eyes of Allah.
These four four or five Surahs that is enough for you to do Ibadah of your five daily prayers.
that is fine before you jump on any degrees. Before we go into other things before we do enhancement certificates before we go on and say I growing my career with extra curricular certificates so I can get a promotion. This is followed by you will be asked about it.
Number three, if you've achieved this, then the third part is to be able to recite the Quran and be a lifelong student of the Quran in any of the aspects that you feel comfortable with.
You don't have to choose one, whatever your heart inclines, you feel like you want to do translation go for translation, you feel like you want to do Tafseer go for the series. And today, language is not a barrier to be able to at least pick up a book in English books that are written in English so you can understand what is being said.
If we do and embark on these three, then at least we will have
our relationship and the concept of connecting with the Quran in the right balance the way Allah subhanaw taala intended. According to ODI, there was a federal law Haleiwa commonly cited I mean first of all find no law for working
if I can ask the brothers to please stand up there's a lot of brothers standing at the back filling the first of all for make the so forth. Smell our hamdu lillah wa salatu salam ala Rasulillah he will probably Shut up in Saudi UAE suddenly somebody walking along with them in the Sarnia Robina scenario many occurring and then we asked Allah subhana wa Tada to send his infinite
Blessings and salutations are Nabina Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam along my Sunday I was telling him I don't have a you know, Muhammad wa ala alihi wa sahbihi was telling him to Sleeman kathira. We asked Allah subhanaw taala that he opens our hearts towards the understanding of the Quran. And we asked Allah subhanaw taala that he grants us a balanced approach to connecting with the Quran. And Allah saves us from any deviances or any exaggerations in any of those that are not intended. We ask Allah subhanaw taala that if any one of us has had a shortcoming in the past that Allah subhanaw taala forgives us and gives us the Tofig to move on and stay connected with the
message of the Quran. We ask Allah subhana wa Taala in this lesson do Friday that not a single one of us walks out of this message except that ALLAH has forgiven all of our sins. We asked Allah subhanaw taala that he protects our emotions and our Imams of our children's to come and He makes us from those who are connected to the message of Allah and his W Muhammad Sallallahu
we ask that ALLAH SubhanA wa Tada gives every single one of us that which they desire, if it is good for them, and he saves them and protects them for whatever they desire. If it's not good for them, we ask that Allah subhanaw taala descends play it on ummah of Islam. Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and Allah protects us OMA from fitted. Allah protects the life of our brothers and sisters wherever they are. And Allah grants them stability, you stick Alma and steadfastness to face the challenges and makes us from those who are supporters of our brothers and sisters and allow us to feel the pain of our brothers and sisters across the world. We ask that Allah subhanaw taala gives
us on this blessed day of Friday noon, due to the recitation of Surah Al CAHA Illa Dermatol Kajima until the next Jamar, and for those of us who have not recited that Allah gives us the tofield to be able to recite total cash before selected Margaret only had up what a steal for Allah Hi Lea welcome, Lisa and then Muslimeen first of farofa in the hula hula for running Marathi masala in the Salah Tottenham in Russia you will in one carry on belly. They are either coming Allah come to the karoun
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