Ahmad Saleem – Muslim Legends #8 Suleiman Kanuni

Ahmad Saleem
AI: Summary © The transcript describes the loss of various military veteran and their confusion over their identities. It also mentions the loss of a former Iranian military veteran and their confusion over their identity. The transcript describes the loss of various military veteran and their confusion over their identities.
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Bismillah neuro,

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Welcome everyone, to Legends untold another journey through a life of a very significant individual inshallah today

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he's very much related to two characters or two legends that we have already covered. Okay, he is very much related to

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first one say the Hora if you remember say the Hora, he is related to two, so their paths crossed, as well as who's the second one that was at the time Jose del Herrera.

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Barbarossa, right. So the two of them, their big boss was Suleimani unone.

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Right, so their big boss at that time, towards the half life of Barbarossa was silibinin coinone. If the sisters at the back if you want to come to the front is absolutely fine. You guys can sit with your family circles, we're okay with that. If you want to bring chairs feel free to do that. It's a family Hello class. It's an open setting, feel free to come forward, sit with your family. Inshallah. I like the Turkish hat that he's wearing.

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Like the Turkish hat.

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You know, there's only one person left in Egypt who knows how to make this hat.

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Yes, there's only one person who knows this tradition. His tradition has been passed down by Gen seven generations. And he still has the dye that was used to make Sulaiman cannone his hat till this day, and you have to give a custom order to this person, there's a lineup of like, you know, two years, you have to wait for him because he's a one man shop with his son that works there. And they literally make each one of these with their hands. Like and there's a YouTube video on the whole process. And it's just, like, so tedious. But you know, once he makes it, he's like, it will keep its shape for you know, as long as you live, it will live with you. Right? And then there are

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different types of hats and stuff like that. It's just amazing. just reminded me of a completely different thing. I didn't prepare for it.

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Alright, so today we're talking about this person by the name of Solomon Albinoni. Anybody has heard of that famous serial TV TV series, the Solomon the magnificent.

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And in Arabic, it's called headin salon. If any Arabs here anybody, Arabs, so it's called headin salon, very, very famous TV serial, they show

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him so the man only as a person indulged in just, you know, things that were not appropriate. And he was all about money and woman and, and just getting married and like a complete distortion

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of who he was. And sadly, the person who wrote that was sell sell that TV series was an Egyptian

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Egyptian person who was an almost an atheist, so he considered himself Muslim, but he didn't really believe in anything related to Islam. And his main focus was he wanted to spread secularism within the lands of Egypt. So he was a very influential person. And they said, Can you write something related to Solomon Albinoni that we can take back and make a TV series and completely distort the image of this this great individual? Now, what's really interesting about Solomon law pannone is that if you any, any one of you just give me one second.

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Okay, so

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the kids that go to two

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elementary schools, how many of you are in elementary schools? Raise your hand?

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Yours, you're in secondary school? Would secondary school?

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Graduate grade nine?

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grade six, okay. elementary schools, okay. Did your teachers ever use a website called duxtop.com?

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Okay, so one of the common go to resource in Western worlds for teachers to teach history to young kids of that age is called duxton.com. Right? You have history, biography, geography, science games, and it's all in a format that is very appropriate to children to to read. So I always like to find, so if you go there, it's called, like the category is like history than biographies for kids, and then early Islamic world. And in early Islamic world, they have a biography, biography of cinema and the magnificent. Now it's really interesting. If you read that biography, it has nothing to do with him.

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As a matter of fact, that biography is written in a way that the child is going to walk away, reading that oh my god, like he was such a loser.

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I'll read a portion I'm telling you this because this distortion of biographies and English is, is an agenda. It's not something randomly happening. So for example, it says the siege of Vienna. Okay, so that sees it says Suleimani cannone surged into Hungary. He's struck fear in the hearts of many Europeans unfairly. One of the main powers of Europe was empire of Austria. They also were the leaders of the Holy Roman Empire. Their capital was Viana, in 1529, Solomon and his army arrived in Vienna. So the man's army laid siege to Vienna over two weeks, however, the march to Vienna had taken a toll on his army, many whose soldiers were sick and had to abandon his siege equipment along

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the way due to bad weather when the winter storm arrived. So the man had turned back suffering a major defeat at the hands of the Europeans.

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So just keep that passage in mind.

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And then keep so when I talk about the siege of Vienna, and see how different the two things are compared to the reality, and how it was.

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Now, in his achievements, there's only one paragraph. Now, when I looked at academic documentation of the on his achievements, you actually find that they were like, if you just type in Solomon, and cannone achievements just typed that you're going to find on SlideShare, tons of slides, like that one of the first links or second links that I clicked on, it had around 19, or 19, or 20, slides of his achievements. Bullet Point, bullet point, bullet point, bullet point, each one could be a 15 to 20 minute talk. But again, you know, it's his achievements as he was an excellent leader who helped transform Ottoman empire into an economic powerhouse, wow, how great Mashallah. So nicer, Dr. Maha,

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but the time that Solomon ruled was known as the Golden Age, in the culture, never to talk about the fact that he was called Son, Mr. Arnone, okay. And the reason I bring this up is for parents, because many of you are parents over here. And you, you need to be aware of this, this particular thing

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and when you have

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a warfare that is taking place, but it's as an intellectual warfare, they call this agenda setting function theory, you can go read up on this agenda setting function theory. So the summary of this summary of it is, there is something called the reality or actuality of what happened, there is the agenda. And if they can somehow create a new perception of reality, that is not aligned with the reality but rather aligned with the agenda and pushes people closer to the agenda rather than the reality.

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And this is happening all the time with our history, all the time, the way it is documented. Okay?

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There's lots of articles, you can read on it. And you know, you're going to find this time and again, that this takes place so much with Muslim history. So today, we're going to begin cinematical pannone and his life, the primary focus is going to be a quick synopsis of his life. I'm not going to give the historical background because I've covered the historical backgrounds at the times of

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Barbarossa rodinal Barbarossa. And I've also covered historical backgrounds that at the time will say that it was a very similar times, there is battles and just summary of it there is the Knights Hospitallers or the Knights of St. John's, they're the Crusaders, they're the most vicious type of Crusaders. Today, the country of Malta is actually built on the ruins of the Knights Hospitallers, the Blackwater company that was

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used in a lot of the like, it's a third party security company that is used by many foreign countries today to do activities in the Muslim lands. All of them they trace back their roots to the Knights Hospitallers and Crusaders. Right. And that's a completely separate section that you guys can look up. This is just for the adults to have a segue if you want to read about that at something there. So silly man No cannone

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He's also called sentimental, uh, well, he's also called Soleimani or cannone. He's also called an English Solomon. The magnificent so many names have been given to him. It is it is estimated that during his time he ruled 25 million people. He was one of the longest serving kings of the Khalifa as are the kings of the time of the Islamic history. He lasted for very long

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And more importantly, he was born in. He was born in 19 94/6 of November. Anybody born on sixth of November here,

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though nobody born on sixth of November he usually people are. No. So he was born 16th November 14 94. He died sixth of September 15 66. Okay. And his name was Solomon Alcon oni, the longest reigning Sultan of the Ottoman Empire. Okay. Now during the early ages of Solomon or pannone,

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early life, he was born in a city of trub zone. Today, the majority of the Arab world they're buying their properties in Trump zone. And you know, a lot of the Middle East money is all going to trump zone very beautiful place to visit in Turkey, by the coast of the Black Sea, beautiful, beautiful place. So he was born in Trump zone on sixth of November 1994. His mom his his mom's name was half Cecil dawn. The only thing we know about her is she was a convert. We don't know where she came from, what was her origins, we know that her original, she was a convert and she was not actually a Muslim. Her origins are unknown till this day, nobody knows where she actually was from.

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At age seven Soleimani, Bologna started learning science, history, literature, theology and military tactics at that age. Now at that age, and specifically, he was sent to Topkapi Palace in Constantinople at a very young age. And at that point, he becomes he spends the next until he becomes the age 25. He spends his entire time just perfecting art, math, sciences and all the various fields upon the death of his father, in 1520. He decides Selim, Allah will pass Solomon entered Scannell consonant Tobel and he becomes the 10th, Ottoman Khalifa or the king. He is the 10th, the grandson of a very famous TV show.

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What's a very good Turkish TV show our children He is the 10th, grandson of earthtone. So he goes back to the direct descendant of earthtone. Okay, but as mentioned about him, that's all Dinah's. So, Don, only 25 Actually, he was 26 According to history. 25 years old, he was a tall, slender person, very tough, built, thin and a bony face. He at this age had very nominal facial hair coming. So facial hair is kind of like coming a werewolf type of a beard, right? It was still growing, it was not there. And so don appeared to be a person who was very known for his good humor. And rumors had it that he enjoyed reading a lot more than controlling the countries. And he was very, very

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knowledgeable and many, many other things that we're going to talk about soon.

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Now Suleimani barnone had three during his time. Three main challenges. Ciao, challenge number one was that

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the European conquest needed to expand

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challenge number two, the dynasty the Ottoman Empire needed to expand. So they were expanding but they were really slow. And challenge number three was at the hands of the Sheila's the suffer we suffer we dynasty Okay, the Safavid dynasty. If it is mentioned that if Salta if Suleimani cannone had not put a stop to the Sufi dynasty, today, you would not have the true religion or version of Islam in the in the Middle East.

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So his fight against the Shias. And by the way, the reminiscence of that stuff, we dynasty eventually ends up becoming the modern day Khomeini and Iran and what you see today, so if you read history, you're going to find remnants of that same dynasty till today, which is their and their primary purpose as a dynasty. We're not talking about Shia as, as individuals we're talking about the political structure of that is the distortion of Islam, more importantly, aligning with our enemies to destroy Muslims from any possible prospects. Now, if you look at it today, everything that is taking place within Arabia is not a coincidence. If you if you think about it, Yemen being

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being controlled or trying to be controlled by the Shias and if you look at it, they call it halal as Sherry the Shia crescent. So if you look at it the Maca is surrounded by countries that are predominantly she has.

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And they're you know, and that's all related to software dynasty. That's not the topic of our discussion today. But it's something very important for us to to understand. So now what happens is that his three challenges so on the first challenge, what was the first challenge? Let's see if you guys are taking notes.

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The European conquests, okay, the European conquest and the conquest of Europe. That was the first challenge. So he had

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major battles. Today discussion is not on battles. Today's discussion is his advancements in unknown in law, his advancements in art that's we're going to focus on. There is an entire section that we can literally do like multiple series on his conquests. We're going to we're going to touch on one of the main conquests that he had. And that was the Battle of mohicans or maracas.

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The Battle of maracas took place.

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At that particular battle, you had Kingdom of Hungary, Croatia, Holy Roman Empire, Bavaria, Papal States, all the states that were controlled by Rome at that time, Kingdom of Poland, all of them combined. And they decided that they're going to attack Soleimani cannone and his his army of wood 40,000. And another narration around 60,000 Troops, and on the other hand, was 50,000 Muslim troops. So they might find only main leader led by the second person who was the Pasha, but a galley Ibrahim, he was the second person, very childhood friend, he was a childhood friend of cinema cannone, and they decide to do the battle, the battle actually lasted less than a soccer match

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90 minutes less than that, it lasted for some 80 minutes. And the Muslims were victorious. The interesting thing what he did, this is something that nobody has ever done at that battle, was the primary focus, his primary focus was, how do we confuse the enemy. And once there is confusion, nobody follows military lines, nobody follows the commands of the commanders. And we're able to then benefit. So what he does is he he puts his army in a staggered fashion first battalion, Second Battalion, Third Battalion, fourth battalion. And then what happens is you have

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the enemy that is about to attack, he tells the first battalion charge, and he tells the rest of them retreat.

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So they're like, What is going on? So they thought, Muslims are so scared of us? Look, these foolish first battalion are attacking us, the rest of them are already retreating. They don't know that they're going to be losers, because there's nobody to defend them. When the rest of the sidelines they retreated. They brought cannons. And before even the battle started, and they had you know this, they exchanged sword fights. The first battalion also retreated, and they started bombarding them with cannons. And now you had an entire army that was opened up to them, to attack to cannons, that caused such a chaos, that within 90 minutes, less than 90 minutes, over 20,000 of their troops

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were killed,

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and only 1500 Muslims.

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And when that chaos took place, there were like all these countries of Europe, the only two major countries that did not participate was Europe at that time. And Portugal, because they had decided to become Protestants. And they did not want to join the Catholics. Everything else was every everything like all of them were there. And so I was sorry, UK to United Kingdom, USA, UK, and United Kingdom to write United because they were on the slot of saying we're no longer Catholics. We are Protestants. So we're going to be different where don't want to join you guys.

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France joined the Muslims,

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which is really weird.

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The French people, they sent a battalion of quote, you know, like, if you look at the leaders, there is the the French leader, Gary and devout they're also part of the army. And the only reason they did that is because

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the Crusaders of St. John's, they were really excessive in power and they were gaining power, and they were attacking French, specifically the port of all on in France. So France needed help from the Muslims. So they sent a letter

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to Solomon Allah cannone that hey, man, we need help. These our own people are attacking us you we need you to come and help us. Guess what Soleimani Alka and oni sends this official letter to the king at that time of France? And he says I Solomon alkine oni and the entire letter, you know, it's written in Arabic and he says you have requested our help. And we are here to help anybody who is a mushroom

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although you are from our enemies, but we will still help you because you are oppressed. So they went in

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helped. And because of that, you know that today the the city of Nice in which recently that had that guy that drove a truck and stuff like that they had some terrorist stuff happening. I think couple years ago, three, four years ago, the city of Nice was liberated at the hands of Solomon Adonys troops. And then out of reverence for sort of animal baloney they gave him the port of Tolonen, which now became an Epi Center of battle for Muslims. And that was where a lot of the ships would embark on. And that became main primary military port for them. Okay.

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Aside segue, it is something really interesting is when France was the head of the G 20, this is for the older people, you're going to enjoy this, the France was the head of g 20. And they were not happy with certain things that Turkish people were doing especially or the one president Macron and this is in 2016, or 17, he decided to show up unannounced, to make sure that they place you know, like the you know, listen to your part of G 20. But you know, you've crossed some lines, and we need to make sure you stay in check. So to Doohan in response,

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actually took out the letter of Solomon Albinoni. And gave it to him. He said, This is you guys. You're forgetting what we did for you. You are in need of help. We came to your help. And he gave him that letter. And then it was a you know, he just like back down and then everything just went on. He's like, don't forget your history. Like we were the ones that came to your help, don't come and tell me what I need to do. Right?

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It's really interesting if you know your history where you stand, right? So this was a very, very interesting battle till this day.

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Till this day in Hungary. Till this day in Hungary, I met a girl in Portugal. She was working in a hotel in Lisbon. And she was from Hungary. And she was selling some stuff in the lobby of a hotel or something like I don't know what she was selling. I can't remember. But she came up to me. And we started talking. I was like, No, I'm not interested in buying this. I'm just a visitor. I'm coming. I'm here for corporate work. And then she was like, Oh, I'm from Hungary. I'm like, Oh, wow, you're from Hungary. Okay, you know, and I was like, you know, I've read a lot about Hungary. He's like, What have you read? I said, I've read about cinema, and I'm fine oni and the Battle of Mohawk is and

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then she says, she told me, she said, Oh, by the way, you know, in our language, we have a saying.

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So when they want to say, you know, Barbara hierarchy, Seco, like you lost really badly. When we use the word he said it was worse than maracas. You lost worse than maracas. It's actually become a muscle, that how badly the people in Hungary lost. That became a parable that they use today to denote someone's really bad loss. Oh, man, these guys, they lost even worse than mockus. Right. And that's where the first time was like, wow, like these things have an everlasting effect on even their psyche, that they don't know about cinematic irony. But they know that we lost one of the most important battles and there was a really bad thing for us.

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Okay, know more about battles, as I told you, I can keep carry on doing about battles, but that's not the point.

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Let me just go here.

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No, no, sorry, wrong page.

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Yes. So why was he called barnone?

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Why do you think what's the what's the secret thing in Benoni? That you can hear? What did he do? He did?

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Legislation who said that? He said, Yes. So in Sharia,

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you have folk Aha, and the OH lemma. And they put the put the books of fit together. And a chef or in Ireland can use a certain set of principles to come to a conclusion and say, based on my understanding, this is the opinion, the same sources, the same evidentiary grounds can be used with a different set of lens can we can come to a different conclusion. And that is the source of where we have all of these varying opinions why, you know, this school of thought says this, and this school of thought, they're using the same sources. It's just how they interpret the text, and what lens they use to come to that conclusion. So it was very difficult because now you have like,

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varying opinions of like four schools of thought. And then you have the sad school of thought or the LA or the school of thought, and what the judges are, like really confused, like, what do I so I'm a Hanafy. Share, judge at that time, I will use the Hanafi school. I am a chef very I'll use the Shafi and it was all over the place. So Soloman opined only he's like, No, we're not going to do this. We're gonna have to come up with a set singular code of legislation for all the Criminal Code and those of you that attended the hotbar we talked about it today.

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Did you know our field has been divided into five primary categories? Ibadat, marmelade, Wanaka hurt

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jenaya. And then you have something which is called the category of jihad or politics in general, warfare is just one section of it. But overall, how do you govern a state? How do you govern a country? So these five categories, so he's like you don't want we were going to have to create singular rules. Like if this happens, this is a rule this happens. This is the rule. We don't we don't care about, like all this scholarly state, like for the person making the judgment, it has to be singular. Okay. Now, there were opinions that as a hotkey him as a ruler at that time, he chose an opinion, that might have been an opinion that was probably not the strongest, but it was an

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Right, so you get it. So there is an opinion about something, there are two opinions. Seven scholars are of this opinion, but there are three of this opinion. As a ruler. He said, I'm not going to choose the Seven I'm going to use this one because I see the muscle out of my people as a ruler, and this should be appointed in that legal code. So, he actually establish took the city out or the sacred law. And then what he did was he built something which is called the pan Woon or the legislation and he codified it with a very famous scholar of that time episode Bucha rude has written one of the very prominent of series as a matter of fact, actually, I was

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like, right before this, I was actually reading I think I have yeah, see. So I was, I was reading a tafseer that he had written about Sherwood. And it is it is beautiful. Like even till this day, if you look at it, like the PDF, you can get a PDF copy of the tafseer that he has written in Arabic, he was actually a Turkish person. But when I was reading this to see it, I was like, man, like he was so connected to the people of that time, how to apply Quran to the people of that time, so amazing to read his tafsir and how much how he was and his feet has called it a shadow, little coal, the guidance of our intellects towards the book of Allah. How do you curtail your intellect? How do

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you guide your intellect to inspire it through the book of Allah subhanaw taala. So in every single taxi that he does, he tries to connect to so I was rude, who was the grand mufti at that time, combined, they came up with 200 laws

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200 primary laws, or you can say 200 chapters, and then each each law has a sub law, so law, sub loss of loss of law.

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And he was able to actually codify that. So Don also played a very, very major role. We talked about this in Barbarossa. But it is worth mentioning again, during 1553 and 1554. He ordered seven

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conquests were Barbarossa Drow, sailed all the way to the ports of Spanish ports. And as per the foreman of the Solomon cannone, he freed multiple Jews, as well as Muslims from the Spanish Inquisition. And he brought them back to McGraw Hill RV at that time, they were great Morocco and you know, Al Hamdulillah, he was able to save so many people at that time. Now. So this is this is primarily why he was known Solomon Albinoni, because he was the one who established the Canon later on most of the European constitutions. Most of the European constitutions as a matter of fact, even like, you know, I was listening to a lecture it said, let me let me quickly look it up Solomon

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In the Congress,

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in the US Congress, actually, they have an image of him.

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Yeah, they have an image of him that is etched on the walls of Congress of us till today.

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The constitution of us and many of the constitutions that we find in these European countries that have such amazing laws related to humanity and human respecting human rights, a lot of them were primarily inspired by the 200 canonical laws that Soleimani coinone had written during his lifetime with the help of the famous scholar above zero that that time and multiple other scholars of that time, this is called Panionios money till this day and almost up to 1875 Not even even 1920 the last person Basha. What was his name? Huh?

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What was the last batch doesn't even have to I just had it just

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Allahu Akbar, the last ruler of Sultan Abdul Hamid, Sultan Abdul Hamid Basha, who was the last one he

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basically ruled and governed Turkey and the entire Muslim world using this kind of system. Now, the other thing that was very famous around the time of cinema and Alfa unone was under his

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reign, art, art became

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a trade.

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He actually established a community of craftsmen. It was called a halal Hertha our annual head of the community of craftsmen, and he created a Department of Cultural Development. At that time, no other country had a Department of Cultural Development at that time, he established that there were over 40 seats in 1526. There's a list that you find in 1526, there were around 40 societies, which means across the Muslim world, there were people that belong to a society and that society had members and they had a member they had members of over 600 members that were primarily focused on three main arts,

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Arabic arts, Turkish arts, and because of the a lot of the Europeans becoming Muslims, or European lands being conquered by Muslims, European art, and then what you find is

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the masjid a Sunni man,

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Masha de Soleimani, which is found in Turkey today, that Masjid was inspired by a special art which is now known as the Solomon cannone art, which is the blend of the Arabic art, the Turkish art and the European culture and their artistic designs blended together. His father before him Saleemul Oh, well, his father, he was inspired by the Arabic and the Persian art. So there's a massive difference in design when you go to Turkey of things that his father built, compared to what he built. So he's built his things if you look at his these mosques, they're almost like they have a European touch with those marinara and stuff like that. They have a blend of that Arabic domes, but then they have

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their own Turkish attachment to it, and the Turkish calligraphy. Speaking of calligraphy, he was a master calligrapher and a master goldsmith, he would build stuff with his hands. And his mentioned that he wrote the Quran with his own hands eight times, one of the copies of that is still available in Topkapi Palace, the one that he wrote with his own hands. So he was not just a person who was enriched in like, you know, a warfare and he knew how to run, run a country and run a battle, but on the lens of like arts and culture, he was at the forefront at that time in his in his during his time. So in a minute, was also binary was also an established point in Persian and in Turkish. He

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had Deewan he had Turkish poetry. His Turkish poetry is called Al muhabba. And also when his son passed away, he wrote, like, you know, a chronograph for his a Chronogram for his son, and that was called this is probably, Idris uncle can read this better than me, but it's in Farsi. It's called shahzada. I don't know whatever goosy Da Zhi Sultan Mohammed Mohammed Madame Lagarde, Baba sunray to upgrade Carlos.

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This is Turkish idol. Sorry, this is Farsi and that's not my my my realm.

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Really interesting was that

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Where did it go? Okay. Then also asked during his time Soleimani cannone became primarily renowned for sponsoring a series of monumental architectural developments throughout the Muslim world.

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And one of the primary ones so Do you have anybody remembers the architects scene on

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anybody's ever? You guys have never come on? Wow, man. Like, we're really

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like, the whole architect world is built on this guy. You know what? I think I'll do CNN. You guys have never heard of CNN.

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Like you're joking, right?

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Yeah, okay. Okay. Yeah. See, nine is like,

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like, there would be no architecture if see, none didn't exist. Like he is considered by the architecture world. The father of architects, he was a thought, like he built like, I'll give you an example of this. Like, again, you guys just, yeah, this is. So the restoration of the Dome of the Rock. And the design that you see in the dome of rock was done by xenon.

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He he actually built a method for Sol Sol Emmanuel cannone was like very upset, he was like You Don't Mess speech, they don't like give these speeches, nobody can hear me. So he's like, Alright, I will build you a masjid that you're going not going to require any microphones and the person sitting to the end of the masjid will be able to hear you.

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So, his knowledge of geometry, math, he created a method, the second method for Soloman Albinoni, which was used to propel the the messages of cinema and binani. So if you ever wanted to give an address to people, you could literally tell this day go at the spot of the merabh and talk and there could be a person sitting at the end, and they will be able to hear you without any microphones. With the projection of sound

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and usage of harsh surfaces, soft surfaces, crevices how sound will bounce, and just imagine this was all calculations he did without any calculators.

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Okay, yeah, see, nine is a while I thought you guys would, you know, at least some like

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so there are more than 300 monuments across Europe, Asia, that are attributed to CNN. Just look up monuments of CNN. They're roughly around 320 monuments of CNN. Okay. His full name is me model Mimar. Sinan. Okay? model. It's actually meta model, the builder model in English. It's like my Mr.

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Sorry, that was a segue I was not supposed to go there.

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Now we you know, that you must know, he also renovated the Kaaba, if I remember correctly, he also renovated, what you find today, some of the writings administered to Naboo. All of those were done by CNN at that time.

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Okay, so now I know binani had lot of kids, lots of children.

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And the most unfortunate part is his primary relation with headin Solon, which was she was

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hiding himself on, she was a diplomat that was from Poland. And obviously, he fell in love with her and the entire life in the modern day culture and the modern day, media Television if you type in even so their mind magnificent, only thing you hear about is the love story. And this is again, agenda setting. They don't want you to focus on the other things they only want you to focus on. Or look at him. He was this he fell in love with a Polish girl. He was just a great lover. And that's what they want you to know. Okay.

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There was a lot more than that.

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So who remembers Vienna?

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You guys remember Vienna? Okay. So let's see what happened. What happened to Vienna?

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Where did it go? My slides are untouched. Here we go.

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Okay, so there's one other portion. I think I think that's important for us to expand on and then I'll go to Vienna. So the other portion related to to silibinin binani. Is that when he took over power from his father at that time, the the area that he ruled, so they might not find only was roughly 4200 Square 1000 miles.

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Okay. I don't know how big that is. But it's big. Okay. It's huge. It's huge. Like 4000 miles, 5000 kilometers. How far? How far was it from here to where?

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At least Edmonton. Right, at least Edmonton? 3000 kilometers. Right. So but you're talking about square miles. Yeah. So square miles. Right. And then

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this was all in the European area. He controlled a lot of that. But Arabia, Africa, the North Africa, the Indian Ocean, the campaigns against you know, Hamid Suleyman Pasha say the lira is all of those, the Iran, Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, all of that area, he did not control at this time. But towards the end of his reign, he had control over the entire half of Africa.

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The entire Arabian Peninsula, every single port that existed on the entire half of Africa, the Arabian Red Sea, the Indian Ocean, there was not a port that was controlled by him. And his expansion was so vast that it is considered that in terms of

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Area wise, he was the ruler that controlled the biggest the largest amount

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of NASA or capital per head at that time, no ruler at that time will have what's called a ruler he had more than 25 million people that were under his rulership at that time.

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At that time, we're talking about it right. And the next closest person to him in terms of monarchy was at that time, the king of the Queen of the queen of UK at that time.

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And she had a control of close to 1 million people.

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So compare that to where he was like, there was no comparison, you know, under, under his administration, it was it was crazy. His reign was from 1522 to 1566, which is considered almost 47 years and some days or something like that, which is the longest ruled by any Khalifa and the longest within definitely within the Ottoman Empire. Now we come to Vienna, so Vienna, something really interesting happens. The military campaign that is true what they mentioned about the Duster, he attacks Vienna for the first time he fails.

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And his failure was not due to the fact that he was tired and stuff, his failure was he did not anticipate snow.

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So it actually snowed, and his people were not ready for snow.

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So he's like, we need to backtrack because we didn't come prepared for snow and we're gonna die out of cold

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then the second conquest takes place. And the second conquest is where you actually your you remember his legacy. So he takes over Vienna, and they find that the the walls of Vienna his grandfather had tried, they failed. The one before his father tried, they failed. His first attempt failed. His four attempts to Viana failed,

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they had just fortified such huge fortified walls, it was impossible to get in.

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So then finally, he decided something that nobody has ever thought of. Until this day, his technique is used by France and us as a war technique till today that they don't want these Muslim kids to know.

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Right? His technique was, Hey, man, we can break the walls. Let's dig tunnels underneath. And let's go under underneath the city and go up. So he had an entire army

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of 10,000 people that were digging night and day

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at least two meters deep. So going down two meters, and then digging the tunnel big enough for a person to walk.

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Taking all of that out all the way across the the walls because they did not anticipate the walls to be longer deeper than 22 meters. But when they hit the walls, they actually found that the walls were way deeper than two meters. So they had to dig like the tunnel had to go like this

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up underneath the wall, so they had to dig through the wall. And eventually, they go all the way in to the center of the city

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undetected. So there's a battle going on from the front. And they are attacking from the bottom.

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And then they come out. And they just put in explosives, and they blow up the city from the ground. And that causes such a huge havoc, and that people leave their positions at the gates and that allows them to open the gates and enter. That was not it. Now so the model coinone. What happens to him during the end of his lifetime was something really interesting. He becomes extremely sick, extremely sick. And his sickness was something that the Scott the doctors at that time and the Grand Vizier at that time, which was his friend, he said to him stay and do not leave. He said how can I do that man, we are about to be victorious in Hungary we're about to take over Hungary. So we're

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gonna be the next battle was the Hungary so he's like if I stepped down now, what are the people going to say? Because of sickness. And he says the Moto Z and US dollar Indy and a Motorola cerebral feroce Allah fellowship that I die as a quasi IDI as a victor in the battlefield is much better for me than me dying for out of sickness on my on my deathbed. So then you find that Soleimani coinone. At that time, he was 72 years of age. Many of us when we hit the age 55 Like Buddha, Olga

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40 Oh man, dang it. I can go play squash anymore. Right. He was 72 years of age at that time. Subhanallah and he was

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he was extremely sick. But despite that,

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Fact, he said, You know what, I'm going to get up. And he got he said, Bring me a special horse because he was extremely sick. And they got a special horse and a special place for him to get on.

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And he marched

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Subhanallah he marched all the way from Turkey, stumble to hungry. Like, think about it. From there, you're coming down, like, while you were sick with fever and sickness that the doctors have said, You're dying from it. You're not coming out of it.

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And he's like, No, I cannot leave my people alone. So that battle was something to something really, it took place at the kingdom of hint of Hungary, and Soleimani cannone. What they find is that, you know, they cross they go into that battle. And for five months, they put a siege to that city.

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In Hungary, the siege of size Vieira, that's the siege which is called in, you know, it was from Fifth of August, 5 of August, it started and it lasted for five months. Okay. Then the battle began. And that battle lasted for almost one month, until one night.

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So there might have been only was his in his tent.

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And he said, and he made a dua to Allah. And he said, Oh Allah,

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I ask you, that do not take my life, until I see the victory of this battle.

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Oh Allah open up the doors of your victory for these people. For Allah He if they don't become victorious, I am not going to be standing able to stand in front of you and answer you. And that same night, when the cannons were shooting, the cannons accidentally shot at the gunpowder storage.

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And when that landed, the gunpowder storage exploded, that explosion caused a massive havoc within the people and army. The Hungry army was at loss at that time.

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And the total at that time, the number of people that were fighting

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this is going to blow your minds

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the strength at the center the strength of that that palace that that fought for so and sometimes you actually find it's you know, these things are opposite, right? So you find that there were only 3000 people that were defending Hungary at that time, but they put up a fight of five months against an army of 100,000 Muslims.

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And that is why Allah subhanaw taala says, Fill Kela Yamanaka we don't have it in us. Some days Muslims become victorious with small number of people, and some days Muslims, they lose. So imagine in this one

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all they were only 3000 The battle almost wiped out the entire army almost 2300 But at the Muslims, Muslims we had a loss of 30,000 people

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right at the hands of only 3000 people and this is a sign of Allah subhanaw taala that sometimes Allah is going to show you victory. Sometimes Allah is going to test you kitten us over constructal you are fighting for what for victory, are you fighting for me. And that was the sign in this one, that five months onslaught and a month battle and finally they all become victorious. And then Allah subhanaw taala gives them victory and Soleimani coinone Then he says

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Baba till Mote. Now death is going to be very sweet.

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And then remind him upon when he passes away. When he passes away. something really interesting happens. Before passing away, there is

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a note that is left behind after his passing away. And the note says

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Do not bury me except with the box or like a treasure box that I have left in my room X bring that box and bury that box with me. So above zero that that time and the folk AHA they said, Look, if it's treasure, it is haram for us in Sharia to bury the treasure of somebody with their grave. That treasure is meant for people who are alive. And we have to distribute it according to the fifth of Sharia.

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And we are not going to fulfill the command of Solomon Allah coinone and his will because it's against Sharia. So they open that treasure box and what they find is in Solomon cannone is treasure boxes, no treasure, rather it's filled with scrolls and papers.

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So I was thrilled he picks up that one of the papers and it's a fatwa

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And the fatwas states

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or grand mufti? I am about to remove

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trees from my garden.

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The trees, house,

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and the roots.

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Is it halal for me to take away the house of these ants

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and to uproot these trees or not?

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So to that when they read this, the road he said Subhan Allah, also the man, Rooney, you protected yourself in the eyes of Allah that Allah I took every decision, according to him of the mahogany Kooskia everything was verified by I am not an island, but I verified everything with a grand mufti inherit all the fatwas based on which I made all my decisions, so he says Subhan Allah jasola Man Albinoni love God and TANF suck, you saved yourself and screwed us. Put us in trouble. Oh Allah man. These are the guys the fatwa was there is I just followed the fatwa right, but you tells you their their their zeal, in terms of following sunnah in terms of that and knowing where they are. He is

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the Solomon pannone. He is a Shire. I mean hermetic is eco Shirato, Quranic Natha, watershed, Vanuatu. Sati and Marshall I can read write the entire Quran and I know some shared language. Right? It's I mean, it's a matter of great responsibility to speak on the deen of Allah subhanaw taala and then salam ala CARDONE passed away it is mentioned that you know,

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as per some again, I don't know the authentication of this, but as per some of the

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accounts that certain because he was in the battle and he was hurt in that battle. So I think his hands and certain parts of his body were buried where he was and then his body was actually transported to Turkey and he was bread was brought in Turkey and buried. What is the verification of that whether it is actually his body or not? Allahu Alem we don't know those details. But again, till this day, people go today to visit and visit him

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