Channel: Ahmed Deedat
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Dear brothers and sisters, it is my pleasure on behalf
of the society's Board of Directors, died on behalf of all the brothers and sisters
to welcome and introduce and introduce a personality who really knows needs no introduction. However, brothers and sisters, we have the honor of having among among us tonight, in this holy place, the great Muslim scholar of international of international fame, Chef Ahmed deedat, who has kindly accepted the invitation through the Ministry of Information and culture to
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our sisters are also being catered for by means of a TV screen. So I said my dear brothers and sisters, though I see only brothers before me.
The topic that has been chosen for this evenings discussion
is the role of the mosque in the West.
The Masjid, the Muslim
tragedy in the West, people, Muslims, we are in a minority situation that I must
must it in places like London, Gary, Berlin, Washington DC, in South Africa, Durban, Johannesburg, Cape Town. These are all Western places, Western countries. And what is the role? What can they do? What can we achieve through this mustards? And how the people in these respective countries How do they look to the mosque
in the West, really a challenge to the Western nations.
digs right into their hearts, like the monarchs are going deep into their hearts must get in the countries in their own countries in England, the land of the Anglican Church cathedrals in France, a proud daughter of the Church of Rome, and now the Muslims are contemplating a Masjid in Rome.
It hurts them at the dear heart.
And Islam is a challenge. It is a challenge to all these Western
missions. In my country where I come from in South Africa.
We have more than 300 managers in the country.
We are a very small community.
We are barely half a million to be exact about 400,000.
And we have more than 300 nurses in the country. We have more than 300 madrasahs religious schools in the country. We produce hundreds of offers in the country
and we are a challenge. Similarly, the most
Wherever he is, he is a challenge
to the Christians in the land.
In South Africa for 300 years, they have been trying to hammer the Muslims into Christianity.
And after 300 years, they failed.
They started uprooting us under a type of law
of segregation separating the peoples. So the city is wherever we live before. We had our masters around where we live. And they felt that those were better areas for the whites, the rulers of the land. So they expropriated our lands and made us to leave and go out into the world.
Outside the cities, starting new settlements,
a place something happened like that in Johannesburg. They pushed us out 20 miles out of the city.
We had to leave our muscles behind in the cape in Durban, we have to leave our muscles behind as monuments.
But where we land in a new place?
We put up 11 mustard with 11 marinara sauce every month. Of course, we can't compete with anything you see in Abu Dhabi.
You know, every turn. You see them in Arabs of mustard Mashallah misdemeanors of merges. No, we can't compete with that. But in our own little way.
You uproot us on one place. We put up a half a dozen minara in another place, shooting into the sky.
And we are a challenge.
out to 300 days they fail
to change us, they failed to convert us. We are an eternal challenge. In the West, same.
our region's Park mosque, Masjid in Regent's Park, London, a beautiful structure.
I visited this must be the number of times and the last time I went to region spot mosque Islamic Cultural Center.
I had with me a booklet,
a small book.
I have a photostat of that.
It was in color, glorious Technicolor.
And it said Islam comes to Britain.
And is the mean out of the region's Park mosque.
And I showed it to Dr. Moran, the head of the cultural center in London, Dr. Muharram.
I showed him this booklet. Beautiful booklet it was this isn't black and white. Because it's a photostat.
It says lamb comes to Britain. So Dr. mokara tells me this is our Masjid.
I said yes. But as a union painted.
This is printed by the Christian.
Very heavy. This is our Masjid. But as a union printer that is a Christian who printed it. You know why?
He doesn't know why. I said you see they are trying to terrify the Christians of Britain, of UK, England, Scotland, Wales, terrifying them that these guys are coming. The Muslims are coming. You're gonna conquer the land. They try to do it once.
You know by the sword and the spear. they conquered Spain. They do that can be for 800 years. And now they're making a comeback. We even conquered the lands we ruled on for hundreds of years. 300 years. We rolled them in Indonesia 100 years. I mean India or Pakistan or Bangladesh. 500 years we do them in Mozambique.
Muslim countries, Muslim territories, Mozambique must have been big. The Muslim was ruling that place on the east coast of Africa. Further down.
It was a Muslim settlement. When the Portuguese with a superior gun power, they conquered the Muslims and the to position.
The governor of the place was Mousavian bake. And these people couldn't say must have been bake. So there's a Mozambique
Jubilee party. They couldn't say who are all
the names. We can imagine that this is Muslim names. Manila with the help of Allah, our brethren, the traders, they reached the Philippines. So there's a Manila
these were our places.
Muslim has been a challenge the conquered the place now there's a Mozambique
So the Muslim is a challenge. And another
publication, England is that the Muslims are coming
is a Christian publication. He said the Muslims are coming. At one time they were shouting the Turks are coming knocking at the gates of Vienna. Now the Muslims are coming
They have now about 300 massages in the country. Not all like regions Patmos map humble things, but 300 massages in the country in a short period of time buying out old churches, buying synagogues, Jewish places of worship, bingo halls, dancing halls, buying them or turning them in the masjid. The Muslims are coming.
So we are a challenge to them. Wherever you put Obama said it's a challenge. But at the same time, the masjid is an attraction.
It is a thing of curiosity. They want to know what is all this about?
You see, because the bulk of the Westerners they don't really know what Islam is.
they confuse us with the look at us racially. For example, me, as I'm standing here before you.
I look like a man from the indo Pakistan subcontinent. You can mistake me for a pattern, the Punjabi
Gujarati from the Bombay province that you learn from there. I'm a Hindi.
I'm a man from hindi,
but they do not know the bulk of these people. They don't know the difference between a Hindi and a Hindu.
They don't know.
They think every Hindi is a Hindu.
The Hindu is a person who follows a certain religious ideas ideology. A Hindi means one who originated in that subcontinent called India.
You could be a Muslim, you can be a Hindu, you can be a Christian, you can be a Buddhist, you can be anything.
You can't one day you are a Hindi, but you're not a Hindu, but now in my country, because the majority of the people there
people originating from the indo Pakistan subcontinent are Hindus, they are Hindus and Hindus.
The majority of the Indian in the in India, in Hindi are Hindus.
So the overwhelming impression is that every Hindi is a Hindu.
So we have a set and they think there is no difference between a Masjid and a temple.
They don't know the difference.
stage in our history, around the 60s, the government of South Africa they clamped down upon us. See, we had just started growing wings.
And we started delivering lectures
in the city halls of Durban, Johannesburg, Cape Town, these are the big centres and the city halls are all in white areas, European areas. So we started delivering lectures on a comparative basis. what the Bible says about Muhammad, Muhammad, the natural successor of the successor of Christ, Muhammad, the greatest Christ in Islam was Christ crucified and on and on, we started delivering
this lecture is trying to get the people to know what Islam is.
And they clamp down not because of us, but under their own philosophy of separating the racist they call apart hate keeping people apart.
They said no more. You can go to the city halls, you black people, we have black people. I'm a black man
in South Africa. You see, our chairman is a black man.
No, no, it's not the color of your skin.
The color of your skin is where you originate.
Your origin your fertilizer, where did it come from?
If it came from
your white, if it came from Asia, you are black.
White, you look nice. That's a philosophy. That's a philosophy apart aid keeping people apart.
So under that philosophy, this is normal city hall for the black people. You need a special permit
a special license to go there.
So they put stumbling blocks now to get this special licenses very difficult to a signal of necessity is the mother of invention.
We need to deliver the message and now they are blocked us what we're going to do so instead now what we are going to do, we are going to advertise the masjid
number three if you're going to advertise our magic,
we can stop there, that's our master. So we advertise the masjid.
In the brochure, they reproduce the municipality they reproduce for tourists, the places you can visit in my city for example, they say you know, visit the ice room, visit the snake Park visit you know native reserve and on and on. So, in that we put our little advert saying
visit the largest mosque in the southern hemisphere. Our Masjid in Durban, we are claiming we are boasting that it is the largest south of the equator because there are
hardly any Muslim countries south of the equator. Most of them are not of the equator. So we can boast. On Fridays we get a congregation of 4000 people 4000 Muslims. So we set the visit the largest mosque in the southern hemisphere for a free guided tour phone.
Phone and we get the phone number.
And people phone and they make appointments and they come and people tourists when they come they go the tourist bureau they say look this Masjid, where is this Masjid? So, they will directly see you go this way that way and the Muslims will sit there, you know in the
street from far away you see the menarik another man another group is a look the mercy you know this mosque, where is the mosque if you go like this like that, and then you will see, you know, a big menorah you go there.
So people are inquiring about the mosque, the mosque, the mosque. So these people, right people are business like people there's a this is opportunity for making business. See people want to go to the mosque, they want to go to the mosque. So now we will put the mosque on his tours. So they created a special tour called the Oriental tour.
In genius, the white people they know how to do business.
If there is a hunger for anything they will provide, we will sell we will do business. So they created what is called the Oriental tour.
In the Oriental tour, the first place they come to is the masjid. From there they go to the Indian market, where they buy curios and spices from where they go to a place five miles out of town where they have tea and cakes. And they show the elite Indian area.
Then they drive down to the engineer river and on the river bank, they end up in a place called Hampton road. And in Ankeny road, the largest temple in South Africa is there. The largest must just south of the equator is in Durban.
And the largest temple south of the equator.
I'm sorry, in South Africa is also in Durban.
So people come.
Now, when they read about a mosque, they will not know the difference between a mosque and a temple. They think maybe this is a synonymous term, different word meaning the same thing.
So they can't they come along because they want to be entertained.
They want to see something nice and funny.
That is their objective.
They want to be entertained.
So they can
and it becomes our duty to receive these people. The tourists explained to them
what goes on, and we give them free literature.
Free literature, it's an opportunity for us to be created the market now. We couldn't go to the centers, the centers is now you come to us. And we will now deliver the message in the guise of entertainment.
So they come
and we explain to them
see the group's first thing we do
as they come is a please take off your shoes.
And when we say please take off your shoes, we know that
we are trying we are creating a type of inconvenience for these people. Because it's not a very easy thing in the middle of the day anytime taking off the shoes. You know, is Islam allowed us
a notation of the shoes, I tell you 100% we'll pray five times a day.
Do you have to take another naipu and take off the shoes and your socks and all that? Is there a put it off for next time tomorrow, inshallah This is a weakness, human weakness shows taking other sides of that.
So we're making the non Muslim, please take off your shoes.
And because it's a type of inconvenience we know it's an inconvenience we are causing them so that they know why you're taking off their shoes.
The answer is always No. Would you like to know? Nobody ever says he doesn't want to know he sees the nature of men. He wants to know why. We are all inquisitive. We want to know why.
You remember when Moses was a Mount Sinai, God spoke to him. And he said, so saying, we quote from the Christian Bible, which is common to both the Jews and the Christians, that portion which is common to the boat.
And God said, and he said, Do not nyheder put off my shoes from my feet, for the place where understand this is holy ground.
He said in
respect of that commandment, we Muslims, we take off our shoes, we are not discriminating against you because as you see, and we show them, we also take our shoes. When we enter this house of prayer.
You leave no scope for arguments.
Instead of telling the man telling the people the old fashioned way My father used to do is you know you people. You go to the lavatory the toilet with the shoes, same shoes. You go to the church. You got no respect for the house of God. But we are a nice clean people. Look, it is so but he's creating offense. But what we do NASS is known in so many ways of killing a cat.
You say Muto, Casa de Maria Latina today, you kill the snake without breaking the stick. In other words, you teach the man without killing offense. So we are only following in the footsteps of your profits. What are God commanded your profits in your own books to do? We are following them? no arguments,
As you know, before we go into pray, we make evolution.
All the exposed parts of the body have been washed the hands for feet, the nostrils, the nape of the neck, gargling them out brushing the teeth, as a distant Muslim does
five times a day.
Every day of the year, the one was particular with this place.
And purely from the hygienic point of view, no one is going to find fault with a person who washes himself five times a day. It's a good hygienic practice. And they all agree. It's a good hygiene practice.
It also serves certain psychological purposes. Meaning mentally preparing the person for prayer, as if you're not watching because you're dirty. You're watching because you're going to face our Lord, we understand before our maker. So psychologically mentally, we have been prepared. Now I'm telling you all this, not for entertainment.
I'm telling you, this is a look, this is what can
be done, how you can exploit the situation.
How you can make use of dynasties, the massages in the West, and even in the east, I will tell you how you can use them here as well the same technique,
how the masjid how it can serve in our
assets. Thirdly, secondly, psychological. Thirdly, I said this is also another commandment given by God Almighty to the Holy Prophet Moses, in the book of Exodus, that is the second book of the Bible.
This is the Christian Bible. In the second book of this Bible, it is written
and Moses and r1 and the sons wash their hands and the feet they're at when they went into the 10th of the congregation, they washed as a lot commanded Moses.
As in respect of that commandment, we do all these things. We wash ourselves. This is what Moses did. And this is what our own and the son the children, they all did they wash means they made before going into the hustle prayer. We do the same. No arguments.
hygiene, good thing psychologically. It's a good thing. And thirdly, this is the fulfillment of the teachings of your prophet in your own book.
Now is it.
We will go this is all done outside. We have a tool for making Moodle with taps right round
On one of the seats, we stand up and explain.
Now, we are ready to go inside, in the mustard. This will come, we will now go into the main house of prayer. And I will demonstrate to you how we pray.
Now they think they're going to see something nice and funny will demonstrate maybe you do the dance that wishes or something of the kind you know, do something funny.
Looking forward to it.
We will not demonstrate to you how we pray. So we get
them in the masjid make them the sit behind against the wall. As I sit against the wall, the comfortable rest, I said there was a condition.
there not a condition that is nice and cooling. Sit down on the ground on the carpet is an experience of a lifetime, you will never forget and that is true. They'll never forget sit down on the carpet. You don't talk to them, taking them around. And you know, this is a must be done. This is a matter of Sit down. Because once a man sits down, it's hard for him to get up in a hurry.
Sit down relaxed. So now from the South Africa, I'm talking to them sitting against the wall.
From there our muscles are facing
So we are facing north. So we say as you are seated here. We are all facing north. And every mosque in South Africa. They face not. You know why? Because Mecca is to the north of South Africa.
But if you go to the east, you will find all the monks are facing west, from the Western countries. They're all facing east and from the north, we are facing south.
It is quite a queer element funnier in each facing the other. It is funny, you facing this at the other side of facing you
and the other ones facing the side. It's quite a queer arrangement.
It is queer.
says you know why? I say all the attention of the Muslim world focus on to one spot Mecca to symbolize the unity of the Muslim people that they have a common direction of prayer not not that God is there. Because the Holy Quran tells us what Allah has machinery
to Allah belongs the east and the west, find a motto look for someone who law in return is the Presence of Allah. In other words, God Almighty is omnipresent. His presence everywhere, whether you look up or you look down, or you look sideways, He's everywhere. This only symbolizes
unity, facing in that direction. We say a law Akbar
meaning allies the greatest, we signify that we divorce ourselves from other things. And we will solely contemplate on God. Say
we read chapters and verses from the Holy Quran celebrating the praises of God and we go into different postures and in every posture,
we celebrate His praises and we demonstrate. So from this position will go into what you call ruko a semi bent position.
And in that position, we say Suhana Rockville, azeem
Hannibal azeem Subhanallah glory to God the great glory to God the great glory to God the great familiarise, say saying, some your lovely man hamidah Allah listens to the one that praises him
the assurance that our Lord and cherish our Creator who is closer to us in our veins, as the Holy Quran testifies, one
worried that we are indeed closer to you, then you're very lightweight.
We stand up with the assurance that he listens to our prayers, he listened to the secret thoughts, our feelings, our emotions, and with that assurance we arise some
lovely man hamidah and from that position with a law Akbar and we are going to prostrations and we
are going to the sister demonstrating will demonstrate we demonstrate down to the ground for touching the earth. As in that position, we say Subhana Allah, Allah Subhana Allah, Allah Subhana Allah, Glory to God in the highest Glory to God in the highest Glory to God in the highest. The highest part of man goes down to the lowest before his maker, and we praise Him to the highest.
This is the form of our prayer. And this is also whimsical I
according to your book.
Look it up.
Because this is how all the prophets pray.
This is how all the prophets prayed. And when you say that, it sounds like a sweeping generalization.
So look, it sounds like a sweeping generalization, but it is not. So if you have been reading your own holy scriptures don't book, you will be able to confirm what I'm going to go to now and a quote from the Old Testament, in the Bible, the Old Testament,
That's the type. That's what this Old Testament.
In the Old Testament, it reads, And Abraham fell on his face and pray to God.
And again, and Moses and Aaron fell on the faces and pray to God, and again, and Joshua fell on his face and pray to God.
When we come to the New Testament, as we read, that was his last days on Earth, Jesus Christ, he went to the Garden of Gethsemane with his disciples, and he said, Wait and watch. Look out, be careful, keep God. And he went a little further, and fell on his face, and prayed to God.
See, David demonstrate. And he went a little further, and fell on his face, and we fall on our faces.
And getting up this and pray to God, for my father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me, meaning remove the difficulty for me, but not as I will. But as thou wilt.
In the end, I leave it to you, My Lord, I want you to save me. But as a Muslim, he submits his will to the will of God, as a Muslim, he made this a Jew.
So we are asking, how does a man fall on his face and pray? Except the Muslims do?
Is there another way guests can assert
accurately Acrobat do any better than that?
He can't. So he said, You see, while the man is scanning in his head, he says no, there is no other way. So So look, this is how Abraham moves on and Joshua and Jesus and Mohammed, this is how they humble themselves before the Lord. And we are not ashamed to do likewise. But the modern gentleman, referring to him,
but the modern gentleman is more worried about the creases on his trousers, and humbling before that,
you know, the criticism gets spoiled.
See, the Americans today
millions to learn what they call Transcendental Meditation. They were two years long. They are learning this from the Hindus transcendental meditation, as a word we have long from the Hindus, and they are paying 1000s of dollars in the process.
All that transcendental meditation, meditation in Islam, you get a free of charge. You're gonna shoot it with you.
Not the one that we worship.
We call him Allah.
The one before when we humble ourselves, we call him Allah. And Muhammad is not Allah.
Thinking, that thinking, the Holy Prophet Mohammed, Salah Salah. We have to explain to them that Muhammad is not our Allah. He was a man, like any other human being born of a woman. And the Bible tells us in the book of Job, chapter 25, verse four, it says, How then can men be justified with God? How can you compare any human being with God with Allah? How can he be clean that is born of a woman, anyone that a woman carries for nine months, he is not even clear enough to be compared with Allah.
Compared to us, they are great. They are like the towering peaks of the Himalayas, the prophets of God. They are like the towering peaks of the Himalayas, we look up
to them with love, respect and reverence. But what is the Himalayas compared to the heavens? Nothing
29,000 feet when Hillary intention when they went the climb the Himalayas, they said the conquered the Himalayas, it holds us achievement. 29,000 feet. What is this 29,000 feet compared to the heavens nothing. Likewise, we say the prophets of God compared to as a very great no comparison. There is no comparison between us and the prophets of God. We don't compare ourselves with Ibrahim Ali Salaam Salaam Salaam Salaam
So listen, no,
there's no comparison. But compared to God Almighty, what are they nothing compared to nothing compared to them, and they're also nothing compared to Allah subhanaw taala this is this is how many respectively we estimate, no comparison. And the one that we worship, we call him Allah and why Allah, we will not hear the exam.
And after the exam, I will explain to you how we explain the exam to the people. And then we are going to make a Sha as the brother will announce, you know, we'll make it a little late. We will continue as the President will explain if you will explain how we are going to arrange after design.
What is the arrangement
be solidly shall Felicia will be after the translation in sha
He has on
the Muslim call to prayer
five times a day,
every day of the year.
When he goes on top of the minaret.
He goes on top of the narrative, because in the good old days, we didn't have mic systems. Here we are doing from here. And the horns are carrying on the message from the outside from the minority. But previously that was in for a man here to claim right to the top so his voice can travel. So he goes on top of the Illuminati, and he shouts in a loud, sonorous voice, he says Allah
Akbar, meaning allies, the greatest allies.
Akbar, Allahu Akbar, Allah is the Greatest allies the greatest four times.
And he says, Shadowrun ilaha illAllah that I bear witness, that there is no other object of worship but Allah. He repeated twice,
and the only one who deserves to be worshipped is him.
To continue continues, a Sha one Muhammad Rasulullah I bear witness that Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah.
Muhammad Rasul Allah
law I bear witness that Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah,
DDP to place if you
accept these two fundamentals, that there is but one god one Allah and Muhammad is His Messenger. Then what is the message?
The Muslim continues to hi Allah Salah Allah.
Allah, Allah, Allah is a country success
is a country's success, because this is real success, that you remind yourself about your duties and obligations towards your Creator, and your duties and obligations towards your fellow human beings. If you want to be successful, there is no other way. And he winds up the call by saying
Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar, that aligns to the greatest
lie still the greatest, whether you come or you do not come.
You are not going to lower him in his exaltation in His Majesty, in his glory, he still reigns supreme. And the final words of warning he gives the mods in, he gives La ilaha illAllah. That there is no other object for worship, but Allah, you can keep on worshipping your man, God, so many gods, a woman God, but remember this, that the only one who deserves to be worshipped is Allah. This is the National Anthem of the Muslims, wherever they live.
And when you hear the call, you do not have to ask who is ringing the bell, like in Christianity, whether it's the Roman Catholic or Dutch Reformed Church, or even RC or a DRC. You don't have to ask.
What can happen to the call, whether you're in China, whether in Nigeria, whether you're in Turkey, whether you're in England, when you hear the call, you can happen to the National Anthem of the Muslims wherever they live,
not the one.
We worship, the one before whom we prostrate ourselves, we call him Allah. And as I said, Muhammad is not our Allah. We prefer this word Allah to the English word God.
Because this English word God is often misused or misapplied.
You see in English,
we are talking English, I'm speaking English.
We have a plural of Gods God is God's
God, and you have more than one you said gods.
You have a woman gods and goddesses.
Small Gods call them God links.
Whereas this Arabic word Allah is absolutely unique. The Arabic has its rules of grammar, like any other language, but in Arabic, you can make a fool of Allah, you can make a feminine of Allah and you can make a dummy.
as the Arabs, ask them, come on, I want to proceed.
can you say a woman Allah can you say hello? like Goddess? Is it this Arabic This English word God, they speak about Gods and Goddesses who act in blank wrangled and plotted carried away the wives of other gods.
In English, if you are looking for somebody who is a guardian, they say you're a godfather to the child. And the woman, your wife is a godmother to the child, god mother to the child.
This word is so abused, you can use it anyhow, as you like.
has preserved us from that you can do anything. We prefer this word to the English word, Allah God.
Now what you're doing now, you're giving him the concept.
And again, and again, we emphasize that Muhammad is not our ally, because they are thinking
that maybe we accept Christ as our Lord God. Maybe you accept Muhammad as your Lord God.
To show them, that we are not displacing Jesus Christ with Muhammad to say, Jesus is not God, but Muhammad. We do not tell you that Jesus is not the Son of God. Muhammad is the Son of God, we do not tell you that Christ didn't die person, Mama died for your sin. Now we think not.
Nothing of the kind
is quite a different thing altogether. We are inviting you all to the worship of the one to God, the one that Jesus worshiped. And Jesus called him a law
and they get the shock as the name of God Almighty.
in your Bible is Allah
in the Semitic languages, in the language of Moses Jews and Mohamed Salah Salah
Name of God Almighty is Allah.
But in your Bible, there is not a Bible in the world, that Christians have translated this Bible into 2000 different languages
And this word Allah is to be found in every language of the world. Amazing.
You know, this is America is the largest of the highest order that in the New Testament of the Christians told a New Testament everything after Jesus in the original manuscript, what they call original. In Greek, the word Jehovah is not there.
There is a group of people among the Christians call themselves Jehovah's Witnesses, witnesses to Yahoo.
We are really claimed to be the witnesses for a law. That's what they're claiming. And they say the name of God Almighty is Joe.
He says, you know, this switchover in the 27 books of the New Testament 27 books, the word Jehovah is not there, in the original is nothing amazing.
You ask them, when you meet them in the flesh, as it who would be one thing to get rid of God's name if this is his name,
is the name of God Almighty is not a love of Jehovah. Alright, who would be one thing to get? eliminate such a name? Who will tell you straight away the devil?
Who's right? Is the name of God is Jehovah.
The name of God Almighty is Allah who would want to get rid of that road? Allahu Chetan
the article? So I said, you see in your 27 books, the word Jehovah is not there. And you say Jehovah inspired the book.
Why would Jehovah himself be inspired, not want to have his name inside. And this is ashamed of his name. He must have done something horrible. like Hitler
is ashamed his own name? God Almighty is ashamed of his name in the 27 books not once, but in your books, the name allies.
The name Jehovah is not in the previous seven books.
Not once, but allies today.
I said you see you are looking at it.
You see it?
you utter it. You hear it? And you still don't grasp it.
situation. She has a
deaf, dumb and blind they will not return to the park. I said you see, you got it. You hear it and you still don't catch it.
But you're talking about you know, it's fun. It's fun to do a lot of work. It's fun. It's a pleasant thing. You just do a little bit of homework.
This will butcher
Muslim a prayer. I don't know what is available here in Dubai. Print it as a printed Muslim a prayer. It gives you all this little dynamite
all I'm telling you the quotations I hear. This book won't teach you how to make Salah. No, no. Do you have other books for that? This only teaches you everything that the Muslim does is in his book. Taking all the shoes for the Quran says what the Bible says we are done with the Quran says what the Bible says.
In the house of God, no, it was no images. But the Quran says what the Bible says. But the Quran says what the Bible says we do. But the Quran says What about every aspect of Muslim prayer is to be found in his book.
He is not aware of it.
And we as bad as we are, we are saying we are trying to follow in the footsteps of the prophets. But we are sitting on this knowledge.
We are sitting on it.
We don't share it. You see the glory is in sharing. You know what you're doing to them. When you explain to them, when you're explaining to them these things, you know what is happening to them. When you see they come along Salah time, sometimes Salah times and they sit at the back and they watch and when we go into the sujood you don't know what is going through the heart in mind. But there's nothing there man. There's nothing there. And this man has bowed down to the ground. The impact that has upon the unbeliever impact you don't
know, but you want to keep him out you don't want him to see. They are thinking that you're worshipping the idol of Muhammad inside the masjid you know that
when they come inside, they look at the mosquito mosquito like yours may be a little more fancy than this Masjid.
A little more fancy
with the word Allah Muhammad
made some nice terrazzo. What do you call that? nice beautiful stones?
the ask, we are your gods, the gods?
So we said, Look, we have no idle
images here. He said you only take them out on Fridays. You know, forgive fresher for your gods. Maybe you give them a sandwich? No, not even on Fridays, because they see that there are Muslims, we close our shops on Fridays between 12 and one. So maybe you take them out for fresher your Gods don't fish. So no, not even on Fridays. And they can't be
they can't believe in the looking at me is that this guy is a Hindi Indian.
And now he's saying he's hasn't got it.
Something fishy. For university students, they come along same type of same question. Always, always the same type of questions. Yeah.
So when it finishes, on the top,
you have a second floor.
So this is known as a hall like this. And on Fridays, the overflow of the congregation also goes to the top. Can you have a look? Of course you can have a look so that I took them to the top, look around, it's simpler than at the bottom.
On the top.
There's a noise a flat roof. And twice a year during our festival eats, the congregation also goes to the top. Second, we have a look.
Don't take on too much trouble. I might as well satisfies right.
And Sunday, you can only see the rooftops of other buildings.
So we'll have a look around. There's nothing there to see. So they start walking down the steps. And one follow turns the other. This is you know it's true. They have no idols here to the swishing them out. He says
he can't believe because we didn't educate them. We didn't tell them anything. The fault is ours. There's not this
one English lady during World War Two, she comes with a mercy to the group.
And when the explanation is given about Islam, she said I expected to find a funny oriental museum ala carte.
I found the truth. what she meant was I would have found in the mosque she thought the monkey got for Monday, elephant God for Tuesday is May God for Wednesday, all the cars lined up. That's what she expected. But instead she says I found the truth.
Another lady during the school holidays, she comes with the two daughters, the ruling race. The African ruling people supposed to be educated people enlightened people. Yes, they come. They come to the mosque and having a look around. She's disappointed. She's looking for something it's not there. So she's asking the cows cow guy camera guy.
I'm asking madam Have you lost your cows?
She says no. No, I promise to show them to my daughter's. So madam, you have come to the wrong place. But she said I promised them as a madam is that my fault? You promised to show cows in the mosque.
You want to see cows? You can see them. They are not far from here in mg road. About two kilometers from there. There is a Hindu temple there my people, they look like me. We have the same surnames. We look alike. We speak the same language for law. There's no there's no exaggeration. They are my people. They look like me. And you'll find
everything all that you're looking for. You'll find them there. But we are Muslims. We believe in Allah we worship the unseen God of the universe with beyond the imagination of the mind of man. We know he exists. We know he's real. But he's not like anything we can think or imagine. That is God that we worship. And they ask endless questions. These are God sent opportunities they asking questions. We want them to ask questions.
That is how you educate people.
They want to know about what women
say in the most blatant no women don't women pray in Islam said yes, they do pray. But he said we don't see any. This is no there is what is called a segregation of the sexes. Men and women are not allowed
to freely intermingle. So in the absence of a separate facility, they break home prices you see there the new structure going up, that especially for ladies, we will be like in the mosque and get out of the mosque. There is no free intermingling. Islam forbids free
intermingling. You see, Muslim has a right to be alone with a woman was not his mother, his wife, his sister, his daughter, anybody else? respectable distance.
So what Islam forbids is this free intermingling. I said, you see, you saw when you came in the place we make the revolution.
Now, the Muslim man and the woman, they both have to go through the same process.
Same process, they must also take off the shoes, they must also make you do everything the man does, the woman must do. But if they are together side by side, then on the seats you saw, the man is sitting in a woman sitting, the man is sitting and a woman is sitting there making a motion that have to do and there's a man sitting across. And this woman is washing her hands.
Her face, nape of the neck, her feet, lifting her legs, washing her feet. And she may be wearing what they call a hot pink hot trend and the demand sitting across as you madam, you will feel comfortable. Suppose you were that Muslim lady, you won't feel comfortable.
And there's a man sitting on your right hand side, there's a man sitting on the left hand side.
You wouldn't feel comfortable. She agrees. They agree. I said you see then we are standing in the queue. prayer time, behind every chapter half a dozen people.
Rush and as a matter let's say you are making the ablution and I'm waiting for my turn.
So you know, while you're making that evolution, washing your hands, your feet, clean your dresses around making the massage. So you know I wouldn't be thinking of God.
The thinking of what lovely hands you've got what lovely arms, look at the dresses, beautiful dresses. This is man any man unless he's a hypocrite, or something was wrong with him.
Man woman, the thing that attracts men more than anything else on this earthly existence woman and Allah tells you so this is Lena Lena, super chahatein nessa in the sight of men is the things. They love the things they covered. And number one,
well, Bonnie volcana
the first one.
So look, I don't have to prove that to you. In the house of prayer. We stand shoulder to shoulder. These are all the explanations we give essentially shoulder no gaps left between one devotee and another. You know why? Because the Holy Prophet Muhammad, he said that when
you stand up for prayer, you must not leave gaps for the devil shaytan to get in between you and your brother.
As I know, when you talk about the devil, it sounds very superstitious that way.
But I say the shaytan that Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam was talking about was not the guy we see in that gallery. You have an art gallery, beautiful paintings by great artists. Art Gallery, as you see, they're a beautiful woman, which means
a beautiful woman with wings. well proportioned
to you the perfect proportion 3624 36 old measurement, inches 3624 36 that's supposed to be the most
3624 36 Well, proportion with wings, and you see a devil. In the picture in the picture, you can see everything. And this woman this mean Angel, she's got a streak in her hand when responding to hell. And you see a hole in the distance in a picture you can show all that and the devil is flying away. And this devil has got wings, he's got horns, he's got sharp ears and a tail with a bob hook.
I said that they will issue so when you run for dear life, need to run for dear life. Muhammad was not talking about that devil. He was talking about you yourself. Your racial pride.
Your arrogance, your riches and rich is poor and white is black. That devil does not be allowed to come in between you and your brother. So we stand shoulder to shoulder no gaps left for that shape and that shape and not the other one with horns or we tail.
But as instead of my brother
or my sister you standing shoulder to shoulder
and it's a lot
of lies the greatest but my mind starts wondering whether you know the greatest
nice comfortable feeling cushy feeling. And in winter. You can feel that one degree difference.
physiologist they say there is
always one degree difference in temperature and the temperature between men and women. And that one degrees perceptible you can feel
are you standing in front
Because we stand rules and rules behind each other, you're in the front row, a law,
a C 3624 36.
This is man, any man
unless he's a lunatic, or something was wrong with him.
This is how God made us. So look, I don't have to prove this to you.
Right you Westerners, you know this weakness of man and you exploiting it to the hip to the limit. As you know, in Durban in my city, there's a
term called lucid motors, they sell secondhand trucks. But on the trucks that they advertise, there's a woman in the bikini on top of the truck
jeannot they sell farm implements, and on the practice that they advertise, there's a woman in the bikini on top of the tractor. So I'm asking what has a woman in the beginning got to do with a second hand top of that tractor, except the man will be enticed to read, because she's being dangled before him
as a BMW,
was a motorcar supposed to be a little better than the Mercedes Benz in my country? A little more expensive. I'm not in a market for it. But I said you know, in the newspaper issued
back I saw an advert BMW motor car, and I had to read it. You know why? Because in front of this motor car was a woman in the case of bikini what they call the panga, the G string.
well proportioned woman, almost naked. And she's standing with a lustful enticing pose, as if she's calling you, and at the bottom is written test drive her now.
And the hurt is underlined.
The women of the car, she's buying the car. So what are you doing?
The Holy Prophet Muhammad, he said, We are your mothers, your sisters, your daughters, they are wise. They have to be respected, honored, and protected.
For saying to you the impact that it has, one lady tells me before she's leaving is a government
program. They are being exploited.
But my dear brothers and sisters, you see, there is so much it's so easy. What law? We hear. I know you haven't got the opportunity that we have. You have got so many tourists in Abu Dhabi. I don't know the tourists within the masjid every corner. The massages are empty.
There's a great point. The body says must be there. Merci. Ha ha ha kenema Zener. Hey, Gianni Versace, Versace Jazeera.
Must be the morning places they're crying that there are no people for making prayer.
I said Phil at the masjid. You are not alone. You are very sparsely populated. You've got so many
people. There are people here and I send them to your door. Why don't you give them to them?
Look, you were supposed to go out and look for them.
Allah send them to your door.
He's given us all of a sudden given you well, so they come to you looking for jobs. The accordion is here. The Filipino is here. The Sri Lankan is here. The the Hindu from India is here. Why don't you talk to him? Why don't you
bring them to the masjid.
Just let them sit down and see what you are doing. Explain to them the unseen God of the universe that we are worshipping.
Allah will take us to a conference. They're working for you in the houses. Christian women, and your children are imbibing Christianity from them. unwittingly they're not deliberately trying to convince your children. But I heard I saw the gentleman telling me he says you know my children. He said don't do this be like this.
I said, did you teach him? No. Did you live teaching said no. is the nanny worker she does. She's not teaching the child but every time she is
the name of the Father, Son and Holy Ghost. So your child is also doing the same.
He was telling me he says he's talking about God. God. She says you know God is
The Goddess in the cupboard. Says daddy come to take the child. The good little girl takes five year old girl takes the father to the cupboard, and they found the statues inside. Yes. This is the
new force, like karate, no compulsion. Don't threaten them. Don't say you don't because another kick out. No, no, no, no.
Share with them.
invite all to the ways of the Lord with wisdom will always that will happen at the end with beautiful preaching
Get them into ways that are best and most gracious and make use of your Masjid not only for Salah, and for funeral prayer, but for everything. With these words, I'm very, very grateful for Ministry of
Information for bringing me to your country. Actually, I had come here to train the people for the help they had given me when I was going to deal with that guy. So I got to see for the hurt that the people had given me without that I would not have been projected into America, I was rocketed into America by you people. So I had come to say thank you. But more than that, instead of missing Thank you, in my honor, in the honor of Islam, the replay in Arabic and in
English, from Abu Dhabi TV, so making life impossible for you.
In a lecture on Wednesday night, I can't remember now What was that? At the Tuesday night and I had to learn for life from there had to come one o'clock in the morning Russia
is the love you have for me. I can't walk in the streets. Everybody want to bump my hand everybody want to kiss my hand
when the kiss the sweat, so look, please
do yourself some justice. So, you know, the thing is, I can't match your loving feeling. I can't match it. So I have to find ways and means of living you and
running away Voila. I have to run because I can't match it. May Allah, Allah reward you for the love and feelings, the loving feeling every slam that brings you to listen to what you want to come and see this old man What is there? What is your love for being that brings you to listen to me? So May Allah, Allah bless you and strengthen you that you may carry on his message and use the message. Also, as a place of Dawa Rafa, Dhawan and the latter belong to me.