The Legacy Of Muslims

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The Legacy Of Muslims – Sh. Ahsan Hanif
Jum’ah Khutbah at Green Lane Masjid
August 5, 2016

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when we look and study and analyze the book of Allah subhana wa tada the Quran, we find that one of the literary styles that alaric zildjian uses throughout the day is repetition. repetition. Amongst the Arabs of old repetition was something common in their poetry and in their prose was something that they would use to denote importance and significance and emphasis. Even our Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. When he would speak he would often repeat something three times as as mentioned authentically inside Hello Buhari on the authority of NSW Malik rhodiola one and then there'll be a sallallahu alayhi wa sallam either to kill them or be Kelly mentioned are the hatha lathan. had to

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have him on the when the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam would speak at times he would repeat it three times, so that the people would understand what he was seeing. What kind of Wu sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in another Hadith in Latin, when he would make throughout he would repeat the door three times in his Salah, or even in his general speech. Why because amongst the Arabs, it was something which do you notice importance and emphasis. So Allah subhanho wa Taala throughout on on, because the Orion was revealed in the language of the Arabs, and in the styles that the Arabs were familiar with. Within this speech, a large religion often uses repetition for me and you when we

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come to analyze the Koran, study the Koran, connect ourselves to the book of Allah subhana wa tada when we go through the Quran, and as you read the Quran, you find that Allah is repeating something many times, you've come across that word many times, you're reading the translation of the meanings of the Quran. And it's a concept that Allah has brought over and over again throughout the Quran. That should be a reason for us to stop and pause. There should be a cause for us to question ourselves why, from one of the things as allow repeat this concept, this idea, this issue many times in the Quran, there is one such thing that I want to bring before your attention in this hot bath of

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today. Allah subhanho wa Taala over 3030 times in 19, or more different places within the Quran. He repeats the concept of offspring, children, Luria, an old lad, having children having offspring, leaving a legacy with your children. Psychologists tell us that we as humans, we have needs, things that drive us. And one of the things that drive us is the need to leave something behind, to leave a mark upon this earth to leave some sort of a legacy. We as humans like to be remembered. We like to be praised. We like to be validated. We like people to appreciate what we're doing. And that's not only in the confines of our lifetime, but we would most of us would like that even after our death.

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People still remember it's funny. We like to leave a legacy, one of the greatest legacies that you can leave and one of the things that Allah emphasizes in the Koran is your children, your offspring. Allah subhanho wa Taala in and he tells us that the Rebbe man, the slaves of a large religion that he mentions in the final passage of sutra to fall upon their traits, their characteristics, their attributes from amongst them, is that they say you're a banner Milena mean as well Gina will do Leah Tina kurata Yun, Zhang tokina imama our law bestow upon us wives and children that are a coolness for our eyes, and make all of us meaning me my wife, my children, my husband makes us leaders of the

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righteous

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Imams, because that's leaving a legacy. That is one of the things that the movement the Muslim wants to leave behind if they're able to do so, because they know that it is a legacy that they can leave behind. We all know the famous Hadith of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, either a matter of no Adam and author Ahmed, el amin, Salah when you die, all of your actions stop and cease except from three sources. One of those sources, a one of them solid from your doula that you have a righteous child, that after death, they will remember you, they will work on your behalf, they will make dua for you. Even if no one else remembers, you knows you mentioned your name, they your child,

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inshallah, your grandchildren, those people that you are your offspring, they will remember you. They will ask Allah to forgive you. They will give something up on your behalf, they will make Hajj for you after your death. And that is why when we look through

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the prophets of Allah, Allah He was salatu salam, when they would ask Allah for children, because it's one of the most common needs and desires of humans to have children and the prophets of Allah were human, and they had the same need and desire. But when they would ask Allah for children, when they will make this to our to Allah subhanho wa Taala, you find that in most of the time, if not all of the time, they will never make dua for a single generation, that Allah give me a righteous sin or a righteous daughter. Or often they would use the word aloud or the Leah. Maria means generations of offspring, not just my children, but their children, and then their children, and then their

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children, for generations to come. Look at Zachary Ali salatu salam Zakaria, a prophet of Allah who in old age had yet to receive a similar child. What is the dryer that he makes?

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He says habla anomala done, Korea, Tampa. I will love bestow upon us, me and my wife from you. generations that are righteous, the real offspring, not just one single generation, but offspring. Ibrahim alayhis salaam said, or I'll be heavily massaging, or will allow, give to me, offspring that is righteous. So Allah subhana wa Taala, when he speaks about the prophets of Allah, Allahu wa salatu salam, they don't just look at it as a single small issue, that I have a son or I have a daughter, and perhaps maybe inshallah they will be righteous, but they look at it long term. Look at how alaric xojo praises Ibrahim and he sent him in Surah Al Baqarah. People who have vision, because

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when you leave a legacy you plan to see today, but that seed may not materialize, they may not grow. It may not harvest for many, many years, many generations to come. You're in for the long term, the long game. So Ibrahim alayhis salam makes a lot of praises him in the Quran, what is the patella Ibrahim are abou B Kelly Martin for the moon. And when Allah tested and tried Ibrahim Ali Salaam, by his commands and the fulfillment, the commands of Allah, many different interpretations of see what are those commands of Allah, but perhaps the strongest of those opinions and Allah knows best, the one favored by a poverty anyone can see it and others it is that it was all of the commands that

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Allah gave to him, all of them, and he fulfilled them all. So what did the law say? By law in Ninja locali nasima you already brought him? We have made the leader for mankind. You are an Imam. Ibrahim kinda Oh, mutton carnita he was a nation unto himself. Are you Salatu was Salam Ibrahim, you are an Imam. Today the Jews, the Christians, the Muslims, even the Muslim king of Qureshi, the polytheists of Quraysh. All of them used to seek honor by ascribing themselves to Ibrahim alayhi salatu was Salam. So what did the Brahim respond to Allah? When Allah said you are a man or a woman?

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He said, Oh Allah, and what about my offspring? Not just for me, what about my offspring, so a lot of gifts to Miss Mary, and it's half an Yaqoob and use a very human salatu salam, all of them from his lineage. And every single prophet that came after Ibrahim was from his children, including our own Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam that is leaving a legacy. It's not just I'm worried about myself. Why? Because it is one of the greatest doors of gender. It is one of the greatest means of gender. We have a finite time in this life. We don't know how long we will live for when we will die. When you have children, who then take from you, and because of your therapy or your

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instruction, your education, they grew up worshipping Allah subhanho wa Taala, coming close to a large village and you have a portion of that reward. And if they do the same to their children, your grandchildren, you get a share of that reward. And if those grandchildren, your great grandchildren, you get a share of that reward. Paula women giulietti in for the long term. What

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About my offspring, Allah subhana wa tada look at the wife of Iran that Allah mentions in Surah Al Imran

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Imran Rob de Nino to la cama de Botton, the Mahabharata and fuckable Mini, the wife of Milan, Amman was not a prophet of Allah, his wife, not a prophet of Allah. But she said when she became pregnant, Oh Allah, this child that I have, I have sacrificed him for your sake. I'm dedicating this service to your sake, and she said his because she thought that it would be a boy. But when she gave birth, it turned out to be a girl, or have been nice to her. She said I won't lie gave birth to a girl. When la movie Mahabharata Allah says Allah knows that she gave birth to a girl. But did that stop her? No, we're in Nisa me to her Maria. I will name this child Maria. What in the

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world are we yet Amina shape and regime and I seek refuge in new over law for her. And for all her offspring, her Maria from shavon not just her, but every child that will come from her all of my offspring for generations to come from shavon. So Maria Maria Salaam grows up and Who does she become the mother of the Prophet of Allah alayhi salatu wa sallam. That is what a larger agenda is referring to in the Quran. When you think about that long term benefit, because on Yom Okayama, when the people will come, they will recognize their deeds on Yom Okayama alarm and he presents your deeds to you, you will recognize them in our life with forgetful what we did this morning, we don't

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remember what you did yesterday, you don't remember. But on your meal, piano everyone has clarity. 100% you recognize every single Dean that you put forth in your lifetime, whether good or bad. So when the people will come and their deeds are presented before them, you recognize them. You will know this is my solder, you will know this is my soccer. This is my hedge. This is my fasting. This is that Salatu Juma that I attended. On this Friday you will recognize your deeds. But in the hadith of avorio rhodiola, one in what is collected in the sun and navy blue magic. The Prophet said sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in Norwegian and Nara Jolla, La Jolla Raja to fulfill generosity for

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you. And now he has a person on Yom Okayama. Their stations, their ranks in general will be raised. They will be raised in gender. So they will say to all Allah, Oh Allah, where did this come from? Meaning what I don't recognize this. My deeds I recognize what you rewarded me for, but this extra raising of ranks in gender. This isn't for my deeds. This isn't my sauna. This isn't my second my hedge my fasting, not my deeds. So a lot of xojo will say your caller will say, Mr. affair Do you want to declare luck. It is because your child used to make stuff up for you. Your child used to ask Allah to forgive you. So because of that Allah raises your ranch in general, your children are one

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of the greatest means of entering into gender. So the prophets of Allah alayhi wa Salatu, salam, all of them. And Allah mentions this as a concept repeated many times throughout the Quran, they would pay attention to the children, they will think about this, their children, not just in one generation, but for many generations to come. Throughout the Quran, there are two things that the prophets of Allah would concentrate upon when it came to developing their children, to building this legacy for themselves to creating a set of Algeria for themselves. The first is their connection with a lot in terms of belief. And the second is their connection with Allah in terms of Practical

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Action. These are the two things that they will concentrate upon. But the first would be the connection with a larger region in terms of belief, belief, what is your belief? How can I connect you strongly with Allah subhana wa Tada. Because as our children grow up, and they have children, they need to bestow this inheritance, generation to generation, how to worship Allah, how to remain close to a large religion, how in times of trial and fitten to remain strongly connected with Allah subhana wa Taala Alonso dimensions in soloqueue, Baccarat iacobelli, Sam, one of the children of Ibrahim again, the legacy of Ibrahim alayhis, Salam iacobelli, salaam at the time of death, what

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does the law say? I'm condemned Shahada in Helga COVID mode mount, will you there? Will you present at the time of death when Yahoo was approaching death is early Benny when he gathered his sons and he said to them, who are the sons of yaku? Allah mentions them in the Quran in surah Yusuf isn't it use of Valley, Sam and Benjamin, and all of those other brothers that left us have already sent him for dead, but then Allah reunited them, he guided them he bought them back together. At the time of death, Jaco gathered those same children of his and he's

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To them, it's finally Benny mata bounnam embody. What will you worship after I die? His preoccupation isn't? What are my funeral arrangements? How are you going to feed people? What is my grade going to look like? Where am I going to be buried his preoccupation, mata bounnam embody All My Sons, what will you worship after me? That's my legacy. That's what I'm leaving behind. So they respond in Abu Ilaha we will worship your God, what you know, back and the God of your fathers Ibrahim, what is marine? What is hap? illa Huwa. He is our only God, one hula, hula Simone. And we are Muslims. We have submitted ourselves to Him. That is what he wants to know. When you connect

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your children, especially in these times that we're living in, when we're facing ideological attacks upon our religion, people coming on not knowing what our religion is or how to respond to those attacks. Your children have questions they want to know they want to learn. They want to come closer to Allah. They want to understand just as the prophets of Allah in the Quran, Allah mentions they had questions they wanted to understand. Didn't Ibrahim alayhis salam say or be areni k factorial Mota Allah? How do you give life to the dead? A lot didn't say to him what kind of a question is that? Allow responding, and he showed him was a rally cell and passes through the ruins of

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Jerusalem. Alcala de muralla, Perea Tina Javier Allahu Lucia Bala and he had the Lucha demo dia, he saw destruction in Jerusalem. So he said, Oh Allah, how can you possibly give life to this place after such destruction? So a lot caused him to sleep for 100 years, and he showed him Musa alayhis salaam said Robbie areni under like, Oh Allah, can I see you I want to see you. So a lot told him to look at the mountain instead. questions that we have connecting people back to Allah subhanho wa Taala. In the famous advice in the or and the local man gave to his son

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in law in takoma park, I have met him in hotellin. Photography secretin. Officer Malati fill out the TB holla Oh, my dear son, if there is even a mustard seed, a mustard seed, on any rock, or anywhere in the heavens, or anywhere upon the earth, Allah will bring it forth. Allah knows it, teaching the child that this is your connection with Allah, that Allah is all powerful, all knowing on seeing or hearing Subhana huhtala. So the prophets of Allah, Arlene salatu wa sallam, they would connect their children with Allah in terms of their belief, they would advise them, they would spend time teaching them, connecting them with the loss of Hannah hautala just as our Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa

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sallam will do the same with the companions. One of the companions came, and he said, O Messenger of Allah, I have a sleeve that I want to feed a sleeve go, I want to free her. So the Prophet salallahu alayhi wa sallam said to him, bring her to me. So she came on the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said to her, aim, Allah, whereas Allah, so the young girl, she replied, and she said, Mr. Ma, is above the heavens. So the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said to that companion article, in the handbook Mina, free her, because she's a believer, connecting people back to Allah subhanho wa Taala. Look at the advice of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam would give to his young cousin,

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Abdullah, a bus or the Allahumma. When he's teaching him about Allah. If you ask Omar Abdullah asked only of Allah, if you seek assistance, so Abdullah, secret only from Allah know that if all of the people in the universe were to unite and gather, and they wanted to harm you or benefits you, they could only do so with what Allah has already decreed for you, young children, who then became leaders of this oma, so the prophets of Allah and Allah mentions this in the Quran, how the prophets of Allah would connect their children to Allah in terms of their belief. And once they have that strong belief, then action becomes easier for them. Then they're able to sacrifice for the sake of

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Allah. Then when they learn the halal and haram in the Quran, and the Sunnah, is not something too bad and some are difficult for them, because they know now why they're doing it, for whom they're doing this, how it is pleasing to Allah azza wa jal how their life is in servitude to Allah subhanho wa Taala. So alaric xojo gives us examples of this in the Quran. What Lockerbie Salatu was Toby rally, how old are your children, your family to perform the prayer and tell them to remain patient upon the prayers we know is one of the most difficult parts of Islam. Many Muslims across the world are unable to pray five times a day. Why? Because that connection with Allah, that spiritual

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connection, that connection of athlete of belief, that love of Allah, that ingrained embedded, deep sense of a man is not in their hearts. So when they're told to pray five times a day to wake up at 4am and

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fudger to parish at 11pm in the summer, so difficult for them. It's burdensome. So when learnzillion tells us that once they have that strong, that strong connection, and you enjoin upon them, the Salah, you told them to fast in the long summer days, you tell them that from the money that they earned hard, their own hard earned money they have to give in South Africa. They willingly do so because they have that connection with a larger region. Look at Ibrahim Ali Salam once again, when a large social mentions one of the tests that he was given with regards to his son is Marian Fela Bella Bella mahasaya palaia booni in niara, filmen me Annie, Luca from Burma, Tara, he said to his

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son who is married and I saw in a dream that Allah commanded me to sacrifice you with my own hand. A child being told this by his own father, the same child who was left for dead in the desert many years before in a barren land of Makkah. Now his father comes to him and he says, I am ordered to sacrifice you

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know the Torah What do you think? But it's married Ali Salaam had that strong sense of belief of connection with Allah by Allah Abba to fragment tomorrow my father do us a lot commends you. So tell us dooney insha Allah who Mina mina savini and inshallah you will find me to be from amongst those people who are patient, throughout the or analyzed religion stresses these two points, connecting our sounds, our families, our children, with a line in terms of our belief, and following on from that belief, in terms of action. When we do this by the permission and the mercy of a large religion, we leave for ourselves a legacy, a legacy within our children, perhaps weren't able to

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give a lot of sadaqa jariya not all of us are scholars that we can spread knowledge, but all of us have the ability that when we have children, we take all of our time and effort or as much as we can spare and dedicated to our children. So that they will be your sadaqa jariya with the view that they will then inshallah pass this on, from generation to generation. barakallahu li walakum wa Sana when a fan yummy Murphy mama Yato apollonia Mustapha la de welcome, Muslim and I'm in Cali, the middle east of Pharaoh in LA who can offer

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smilla he went from de de la salatu salam ala rasulillah.

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Allah wa seldom at the Sleeman kathira Amoeba.

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As with everything within our religion, Allah subhanho wa Taala only places upon our shoulders a burden that we can bear. It is upon us, the parents, our duty is to plant that seed to reroute to wait for it to do the best that we can to cultivate that seed. And then we place our trust in Allah subhanho wa Taala and leave our affairs to him. But when we have that vision and that long term hope that inshallah Allah will not let us down, Allah will fulfill our hopes, and Allah will give us the reward that we seek. Mr. rhodiola, wanting to show that this wasn't something only from the prophets, but even the scholars of Islam and the companions had the same mindset. Amaro the last one

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was one night patrolling the streets of Medina. And you've probably heard of this story. He came across a house and a mother was speaking to her young daughter, she said to her daughter that we have milk that we want to sell. So mix the milk with water diluted, and we'll sell it for more we'll make more money, more profit, the daughter replied, and she said, Oh, my mother, don't you know that amuro Nene the leader of the Muslims Ramadi, nahata robiola one. He forbade This is cheating, deceiving the Muslims not allowed. So the mother replied, and she said and embarrass Omar, how will Mr. Know? What does Amazon know what we do at night in the confines of our house? So she replied,

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oh, my mother, even if Omar doesn't know, the Lord of Rama knows, Rama rhodiola and was so amazed and by this profound statement of this girl, she's not a famous companion. She's not someone and written many ahaadeeth. But she has that strong sense of he man. He was so amazed by it that he placed a mock up on that house. He told his seventh the next morning to inquire about that girl. And when he found that she was single and of marriage age, he gathered his sons and he said, Who wants to marry? I found him someone. So one of his sons by the name of asking. He said, Oh, my father, I'm ready to marry. So I'm gonna do law one marry this his son to this girl. From that marriage, they

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would have a daughter and the daughter would give birth to one of the greatest scholars and hollyford of the Muslims. armanino Abdul Aziz Rahim, mahalo Tara. I'm one of the law who didn't know, wasn't aware, couldn't tell the future. But he planted the seed. He saw someone who had the connection with Allah. So through that connection with a larger

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He planted a seed on a law place Baraka Honduras. Imam Al Bukhari Rahim Allah, when he was a young child was born blind, couldn't see. It was his mother, who would make to our day and night, calling upon Allah to return his eyesight so that he could study this religion. In one narration, it is said that she saw in her dream that Ibrahim Ali said I'm King to her. And he said that Allah has returned the eyesight of your child. So she went and woke him up and she found that he had eyesight, that young child that his mother had no idea of who he would be, what he would grow to be what he would grow to do, grew up to become one of the greatest scholars of Hadith. Today, there's barely a Muslim

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who hasn't heard of the name of a Buhari or Sahil Buhari, Mr. Malik Rahim, Allah was a young boy, who was his mother, who were taken by his hand, and she would take him to his first teacher of Bihar, and she would see him go to a bar for holding at the vehicle blaring man take from his manners before you learn from his knowledge. In ama Shafi Rahim, Allah was a young boy, before he became a scholar and in the man and one of the Imams of the former times, he was a young boy, and his mother because of her husband had died, she was a widow, she would sell her property, so that our son could go and he could seek knowledge, planting the seed, asking a lot to benefit them. We

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don't know much about the children of these wait times, but we know of the impact of those demands left and from that impact from all of that, that reward and inshallah goes to them, their mothers, their fathers, their parents have a share of that reward. So the message from this football today is very simple. Throughout the year, we are busy, and our children are at school and they're busy. But when we have holidays, and we have these few weeks with them, concentrate upon these two things, strengthen their Arpita strengthen the spiritual connection and their worship with the loss of Hannah Montana, because this is what will benefit them. This is inshallah, your legacy that you are

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leaving behind in your children. And in sha Allah. If you make dua to Allah and you plant that seed, it will last for many generations to come rescue large villages and he glances righteous children, that Alonzo will protect us and our children from every type of trial. And that allows them to keep steadfast upon this religion, and that he gathers us and our children our families, in the highest ranks of gender was colossal panel data that he blesses our community that he forgives our sins subhana

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wa salam O Allah mustard in hamdu Lillahi Rabbil and