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The Power of Takbir
Channel: Ahsan Hanif
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Allahu Akbar, Allahu Allahu Akbar. Allahu Akbar. Allahu Akbar. Allahu Akbar. Allahu Akbar. Now you know how long Allahu Allahu Akbar. Allahu achimota one in 1900 Allahu Akbar Oh Kabira hamdu Lillahi kathira Subhan Allah Hebrew crato sila wa Chateau a la ilaha illAllah hola sharika or a shadow under Mohammed and Abu Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa ala alihi wa sahbihi wa seldom at the Sleeman kathira ameba. This day brothers and sisters is a joyous day it is from the Shire of our religion from the outward symbols of Islam. The fact that we come here and we gather here on this day to worship Allah subhana wa tada it is a sign inshallah tada of our sincerity and our piety and it is a
means of glorification of Allah subhana wa Tada. The people who are fortunate enough this year to go and make Hajj on this day. For them, it is the day I will have jewel Akbar, the great day of Hajj. And for us it is a day of sacrifice and slaughter and a day of eating and drinking. And the remembrance of Allah subhanho wa Taala either these that be robbed that we say on these days, these that we wrote that we see on these days of read, they have an amazing meaning. The fact that we come out and we glorify Allah subhanaw taala from the morning, we will continue to do so until the evening and for the next three days, until the end of the 13th of the hijab before Muslim, that is a
sign of this religion and a sign of a person team man and that the head of Allah subhanho wa Taala. And I want to take just a couple of moments to reflect on this word of Allahu Akbar, whether we're very familiar with, or whether we say often a number of times each and every single day, but that perhaps we don't really or haven't really ever thought of or ever stopped to think and reflect upon. When we say Allahu Akbar, Allah is the Greatest What does that mean? In our religion, when the van is made, it begins with that statement, Allahu Akbar, that Allah is greater than everything. And we know that there is from the actions of our religion, nothing more important than the action of sada.
So the more even the one who gives us the other hand when he calls people and invites them to come and worship Allah subhanho wa Taala, he says, Allahu Akbar, that Allah is greater, Allah is greater and more important than every other appointment that we have. Allah is greater and more important than were ever whatever else we may be doing. And so then when we come to the masjid, and we begin our Salah, we begin with that same statement of Allahu Akbar, that Allah is great and more important than anything else in our lives, there is nothing more valuable to us, nothing more precious to us as Muslims, than our belief in Allah subhanaw taala. And I will worship of him. In fact, if you were
to look through the texts of the opponent, and the sooner you would find them more or less every major deed and action of our religion has the tech be associated with it and connected to it one way or another. Allah subhanaw taala says about fasting. And each and every day where we fast we don't make the tech beer, it's not part of your fasting in Ramadan. But Allah subhanaw taala says that when you finish the month of Ramadan, need to Kabir Allah, Allah Maha Darko that he may lead you to make takbeer of Allah for what he guided you towards. Because the fact that you understand and you understand and you acknowledge that there is nothing more important than your worship of Allah, your
belief in Allah that Allah alone is worthy of all worship. And therefore when you come across something that you're unsure of, when you come across something that you know is haram, and it's a sin, you step away and you back off, why, because Allah is greater to you and more important in your life than whatever short term gain or whatever short term benefit may have come to you as a result of disobeying and sinning Allah subhanaw taala that is our religion. So Allah subhanaw taala tells us that fasting and these acts of good deeds that we do, they should bring those closer to Allah by making to be around him by understanding not just the words that you utter, but the meaning behind
those words. And that's why even on this day of slaughter and sacrifice, where it is the highly recommended shenana according to some scholars, even wagon upon the Muslims, that they offer a sacrifice on this day for those who are able to do so. Allah azza wa jal says in Surah, Taha Julien Allah Allah Allah, Allah de Maha, Wallachian aliquam income is not the blood or the meat of the sacrifice that Allah takes for your piety that Allah sees. And then Allah says, Casa de casa Holla Holla come, he took a bureau Allah Allah and Allah has made those animals compliant for you for sacrifice, that you may make takbeer of Allah for what he guided you towards. And that is why the
Prophet told his son Allah Allah you will send them the Hadith in Sahih Bukhari I have been calamy in Allahu Akbar, the most beloved of speech to Allah is for things Subhan Allah Al Hamdulillah, La ilaha illa Allah and Allahu Akbar. So the movement the believer is the one who not only says those words, but he understands the significance of them. So every time when we send or we disobey Allah azza wa jal in reality, what we're saying is that actually a lot isn't the greatest tool.
In our sight at that moment, there was something else that was greater than Allah subhana wa Tada. When you come across the person who's making the right to other than Allah, or hoping divine from other than Allah, or believing in a divine promise from other than Allah or sacrificing to other than Allah or taking an oath by other than Allah His name in relatively the same, not Allahu Akbar that Allah isn't the greatest because someone or something else is greater to them at that moment of need. That is the meaning of this term. The believer is the one who steps back and understands that every single moment of their lives, there is nothing and no one greater than Allah subhana wa Tada.
So whatever difficulty that we're in, whatever hardship we're going through, or even in times of happiness and joy, like this day of rain, we make the tech beer of Allah subhana wa tada because Allah is great and more important to us than any other calamity. And Allah azza wa jal is greater in his power and in His names and attributes subhana wa tada than any hardship. And Allah azza wa jal is great and more important to us even at the times of joy. And that is why the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he made the tech beer and times of difficulty, times of hardship he told us on Allahu alayhi wa sallam that if you come across a ruler, who's oppressive a tyrant, then see the
tech be and make the TIC bill. If you feel from his home, say Allahu Akbar doesn't matter what this man does to us, doesn't matter what harm he brings to us, Allah is greater, and Allah is more powerful, but the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam would also make the deal at times of happiness. And the companions would do so when the Prophet told them so Allah Allah will sell them. The half of the people of Jenna will be from this ALMA, the oma of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam they made the tech meal and they said Allah Akbar. And so that is the way of the Muslim. This day as we make these tech beer out of eat, I want you to keep this in mind that we are out of
eat on this day, you're not just limited to the Sala. They continue for the rest of today, and the 11th tomorrow and 12th and the 13th until mclubbe time as you make the tick Virata read, remember these meanings of what it means to say that Allahu Akbar, and when you hear the Adhan and when you start the Salah, and as you move from one position of the solid to the next as you make the tech bill, remember the meaning of these words as we say that Allah is greatest, and Allah is great and more important to us than anything else in our lives. ask Allah Subhana data that allows us to do shows is missing blessings upon us. But Allah subhanaw taala makes our situation and our faith easy
for us, that Allah is there to mix us from amongst those who worship Him in sincerity that keeps keeps us firm upon his religion, and that he protects us and our families from the traps of shavon SubhanAllah. Hamas Yvonne, was the lemon Allah mousseline. When hamdu lillahi, rabbil, aalameen, Allahu Akbar Allahu Akbar Allahu Akbar La ilaha illa Allah who Allah Akbar, Allahu Akbar, Allah