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Hajj Lessons – Episode 03 – Jihad, Ummah, and Forgiveness

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In Alhamdulillah Muhammad who want to stay in

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the villa Himanshu Rory and fusina Tia Melina Maria de la, Villa vilella. Woman you believe

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in Allah.

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Allah, Mohammed Abu Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa

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sallam

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in Havre de la dee da da

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da da Mohammed sallallahu alayhi wa sallam shalom to Waku Waku

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Waku levada that infinity. All praise and thanks belongs to Allah the Most High we thank him as we seek in help and aid and we ask Him to forgive us and protect us from the evil of ourselves and the sins that we commit. Indeed, Whosoever Allah guides, no one can lead astray and who serve Allah leads astray, no one can guide and I've ever witnessed that there is no one worthy of worship except Allah alone. And then Mohammed sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is a slave and messenger. The best of speech is the book of Allah. And the rest of guidance is the guidance of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam. And the words of religious matters are those that are innovated and every religious

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innovation is a bit and every VEDA is misguidance. And every misguidance will be in Hellfire Ababa.

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As we approach

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the Hajj, ritual, the Hajj Eva,

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we have to contemplate and think about what it means to us. And we started this last time behind the line as well what it means to us, what it can teach us,

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and how we should react to it, when it is actually there.

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Because that is a gift that is a season of reverter that a loss of power data is given to us. And last time, we talked about some of its benefits,

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and the side of hedges that we may or may not see thinkers Now think about.

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And we want to continue to do this today via Neela.

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And as hatch teaches so many lessons beyond what I'm going to enumerate and talk about.

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Let's focus on few of them.

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And the one that I want to focus first on today

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is the lesson of jihad.

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The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam made a connection between heightened Jihad and more than one Hadees

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and what have you thought I shall the Allah when it comes to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and she asked him

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he says oh prophet of Allah, we see that jihad is the best of deeds, shall we not also participate in it as females

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As woman

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he says no

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Jihad Nikita Luffy but what is an obligation on you? is a Jihad without trading and that is Hajj and Umrah.

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Another person comes to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he says you're a solo prophet of Allah. I am Jeevan MOBA if I am weak, and I'm a coward.

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So the Prophet sallallahu wasallam says, Allah, Allah jihad, the official, I'm not telling you about the jihad, that has no harm in it. There's no fighting in it. He says it's Hajin Amara,

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and another Hadith of the Prophet salallahu. It and by the way, that's not the last Friday, but just for today, and that third heading the Prophet sallallahu wasallam says, that Al Razi, the Mujahideen and the heart, the person who is in charge and the person who's an ombre are worth doula, meaning the people who travel and are received by Allah, the guests of Allah, Allah, if they ask Allah for something, he will grant them and if they ask for forgiveness, Allah will grant them.

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So parallel the idea of jihad today is absent.

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Absent between two extremes on the one extreme, those who misunderstand it, and consequently Miss apply it and Miss practice it.

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Thinking that jihad is foolishly destruction. Ram your caravan into innocent people, that is jihad.

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That is not jihad. jihad is not about destruction, not about killing. See the Ceylon life of Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, his car on his life and his dog was not about killing other people. It's not jihad, was about saving was about

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was about paving the way for the acceptance of the truth, not killing people unnecessarily. So there is that extreme.

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But there's also the other extreme, which is the majority of the oma that does not think of themselves as in a state of jihad.

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Every day, you're confronted by choices, one or 2123 or more. One of them is pleasing to Allah and the other is displeasing to Allah. When you take the path that is pleasing to Allah, though it's harder,

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though will cost you more, though it demands more sacrifice, when you go against your own weakness and desire that is jihad.

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And so prophet muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam our rasuna our messenger tells us, this Jihad and this this Hadrian, this owner is jihad.

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Because there is sacrifice in it. You're gonna have to spend money to go there.

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You're gonna have to go through some hardship, physical hardship, on that journey during that a bad day and afterwards, you're gonna have to restrain yourself.

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stop yourself from doing things that it likes to do, because Allah Allah something else, that is jihad, and a few tolerate

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and a step higher than that if you even enjoy that hardship for the sake of Allah because of Allah azza wa jal, you are in jihad.

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And like jihad,

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the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said,

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It forgives all the previous sins

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and in hajj, there is

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pious accepted virtue as hij

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has no price for it, no reward for it except gender.

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And then the as the Prophet sallallahu wasallam, Prophet of Allah, what is this hedge that has been in it?

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He says, if

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he says, feeding people, and sweet speech,

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here the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is defining it by its consequence.

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There is mob rule, meaning that anyone who wants to go to hatch

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he must really get ready for it before you even bought the plane. He must be in that state of mind. Why am I going What am I going to be receiving? What will happen to me there? What do I want from that journey? How will I come back?

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They say that the consequence of a hedge that is mob rule, you come back and change person. If you come back the same way

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corson means that that had little effect on you. And if you had little effect on you, it may mean, I'm the one who was best it may mean that you were not fully invested in it. But if you're fully there, it must have an effect on you. And you are fully there when your heart and mind responding to the call of Allah realizing the depth of that experience. And how do you remember means what you're staying away from

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all of it, all the provisions, and you are being a lot to the best of your ability. And now when it comes to the treatment of people, and that is the consequence of your Tacoma, and your inner and outer abeta autonomy.

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Not only should you refrain from harming other people, this is your jihad. By the way, when you come back from your Hajj. This is your Jihad every day when you live in your community. If

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you're gracious with others, you're feeding them

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what's evil,

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the only thing that comes out of your mouth is the most beautiful of speech, remembrance of Allah azza wa jal

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kindness towards other people and never harming another person.

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That is 100 mob rule.

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So when we're thinking about how much

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connected to the idea of jihad, until non Muslims who may actually point to some of these solitary acts, tell them that if you want to see a true jihad, nowadays, that is taking place according to the Kitab and the Sunnah point to the pilgrims point to the hijab say that is something that our Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam call the jihad. Now the other part, this part is jihad. Look at it, you'll understand what jihad is slain Islam is about.

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The other point I want to share with you today

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is Hajj.

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And it's fact at reconnecting you the Mohammed sallallahu alayhi wa he was in them.

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When you go on that journey, and you see multitude 1000s around you.

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And you hear the

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numbers that tell you that there are millions of Muslims in these spots.

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And you see the different colors, the different languages, the different cultures and ethnicities.

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Few things come to mind.

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First of all, a testimony to the greatness of Allah subhanho wa Taala and to the truth of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and the message that he brought because this is a fulfillment of his prophecy. It started as a very small religion in Mecca. And then in Medina, another time the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, This Islam will spread to the corners of this earth.

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It will not leave a house a place except that it will enter it when you see these millions coming from every continent you will say. So the Cardozo law he was set apart sallallahu azzawajal. They have spoken the truth because I can see it with my own eyes, I can see the spread of Islam.

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So you can see its greatness and its truth right there in front of you. The other thing you see the potential of Islam and Muslims.

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What is the thing that brought all of these things together?

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You can look at Hajj as also a show of power or at least a potential. What is the thing that brought them all together?

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What is the thing that is generating all of this power? And it's one thing only, and it Islam is only Allah,

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Allah brought all these people together in this spot. Allah made them worship together in the same way, as though they'll establish this bond of brotherhood between them. So you realize Subhana Allah,

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that Islam has the potential of making the Talmud read again and you can see this with your own eyes.

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And the greater your own as attachment to Islam and even the greater its power. And if you go on how can you see weaknesses in our weaknesses and belief weaknesses in practice? You realize Allah is giving you a true picture of the state of the oma take those lessons, the positive and the negative. Take it and come back to your local community and work on correcting the old man raising it from asleep.

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Reconnect yourself on one hand to the global oma

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And then learn lessons from that and then come back to your local community.

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And say I am part of something that is great. Something that is waiting to be revived. Something that Allah wants to be great on this earth be part of that project. Be part of that goal.

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Let it inspire you not only there but when you come back you say Allah showed me something great. Let me make it great where I'm living. That is the greatness of the oma Mohammed Salah Allahu Allah you and he was alone, and its potential if we would only strive to capture its glory again, may Allah azzawajal help us to do so aku holy had was the ruler

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and hamdulillah Handan catharanthus even Mubarak and fee will suddenly will suddenly monado suli Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sahbihi wa sallam.

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We go on that journey because we want something specific.

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The most important thing that we want from hedge

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is that Allah forgive us.

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We want a loss forgiveness. And

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that's why the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said that your head

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can cancel all of your previous sins

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can cancel all of your previous sins can send you to Jenna, that is an opportunity for you for your art to be accepted. For you to be freed from the captivity of hellfire. For you to earn the highest levels in Ghana, we must get ready before you board that plane. You must get ready and think about it's my life that is at stake.

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It's my life that is in jeopardy of being lost completely if I don't save it.

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Allah zildjian when he starts Surah Al Hajj

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the sutra that carries the title of this great worship and talks about it. He starts us with a great and terrifying image.

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Yeah, you have NASA Do you have NASA Dakota comienzan Sara Satish. Navin.

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Oh humanity, be in fear of your rubbish progress. Indeed, the shaking of the hour is something great. Allah is going to be talking about today. But he begins by talking about the Day of Judgment.

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And there must be and there has to be a connection between the two. One reminds me of the other.

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Yamato Corona, he says, subhana wa Taala.

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When are you going to be seeing it? Every nursing woman will be distracted and will leave the child that she is nursing.

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Imagine the gravity of what has taken place because now she's holding. Any woman knows this. Who had a child, maybe no one knows it when she's holding that child. So closer that helpless child, there is nothing more important than that child.

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The gravity what is happening makes her drop him. Forget about him. The one who's pregnant, grabs the child that he has in her belly. And you will see sane, wise

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people as if they are intoxicated, or not homey suka but they are not intoxicated. But the punishment of Allah zildjian what they see in front of them is so great. They are swinging left and right as if they are intoxicated and drunk.

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That's a glimpse of a scene that will take place on the day of judgment when you're going there for hygiene ombre you're carrying your life or your soul in your hand and seeing your love forgive

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Ya Allah pardon Yala accepts

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and the forgiveness of Allah subhanho wa Taala over there is so great.

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It's so great. Our Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says in a long Hadith

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in a long Hadith

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he says the Torah cows that you do after

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it will be as if you have free the slaves from the children of his married and he said

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he says when you do say

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is it as if you have freed 70 slaves

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he says

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sallallahu alayhi wasallam

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every step that you take from your home, on an animal,

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if not alone will count it as if

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every step that you will take from your place to Mecca, every step will cancel a sin and earn your good deed. Think about how many steps you'll be taking there.

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He tells you that when you shave off your hair, Allah will give you for every year that drops a good deed and will cancel a bad deed. Think about how many these are.

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And he says about the slaughter when you slaughter it, he didn't mention what the reward is. He says, He says you will find this with Allah zildjian.

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You will see this with Allah azza wa jal.

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And then he says and when you're making your last off, if you do all this, and you're making your last dough off, Allah will send an angel and that Angel will put his hand between your shoulders. And he will say, Allah had forgiven you everything else that you have done before, and I'm a female. Now take care of what's coming next. Because indeed you're forgiven.

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That is a good time to start new.

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And to come back new,

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clean of sin,

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clean of disobedience cleaner, the diction to sin. So when you are ready in sha Allah and you have planned or you're planning to go, that should be your intention, I want to last complete forgiveness. And I want to come back a different person by the will Allah I want Allah to give me all of these things and those Howdy. I want to earn the best and the highest of levels in general. That is the purpose of Hajj, but if you're not going to Hajj still Allah subhana wa Taala had given you that season

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to earn these rewards and remember and reconnect with all of these lessons, the 10 days of the hedger

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the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said that the these are the best of days I mean, I am in Alameda line De La Hoya de la monofin. I mean, how the hell are ya, he said, there are no days better in the sight of Allah zodion. And these are best in them more than any other day more than any other days or any other season. And these are the days of their hate job.

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And see the connection again here between Jihad and hedge. So they asked him so a lot he said, I'm even a person who engages in jihad. He says, even the person who engages in jihad, except the person who leaves his home, and he loses both his wealth and life in jihad, that's the only exception. The only deed that is better than your worship during the days of the hijab, the 10 days of the hijab, anything else you're a bad and those 10 days supersedes.

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So think about it. Insha Allah, if your intention is the forgiveness of Allah and these days are going to start what is it that you're going to do? What is your plan? How much of them do you want to take? How close do you come want to come to Allah zodion take care of your Salah.

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We have to emphasize salah and Salah on time,

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Salah in Jamaica, if possible, take care of your sickness before and after. According to the center of your profits a lot he was in number take care of those basics. Now you can add to it basically like fasting. You can fast the nine from the first to the ninth.

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And in particular, the ninth the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he says fasting that single day, forgives the sins of two years.

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The previous one and the coming one.

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So though you're not standing out,

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but you were still worshipping Allah Zoda during that day,

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and you're part of the forgiveness of Allah during that day, and you're part of those who supplicating a lot during that day.

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So the best of guys that

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are that is the pinnacle, right? That is the pinnacle, but before we reach it, we talked about Salah, we talked about fasting, and also the vicar of Allah azza wa jal because that was mentioned explicitly in the Hadith of the Prophet sallallahu wasallam back up in a minute led me meaning La ilaha illAllah Allahu Akbar Al Hamdulillah Subhana Allah so when these days start, you remember Allah often in them, the vicar of Allah azza wa jal

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and then increase your a burger in general sort of

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visiting your relatives kindness in general, whatever you bought or whatever opportunity you take advantage of it. And you get ready graduates

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You get ready to leave Ottawa because on the day of out of Allah zildjian forgive since Allah azza wa jal pardons people, Allah azzawajal descends to the lowest sky as the Prophet sallallahu Sallam told us and he boasts about those who are worshipping Allah in that state, and there are rough state that they're in, and he's asking their angels, what do they want from me? Why do they come here, they want my forgiveness. They are repenting. I make you witnesses that I've forgiven all of them.

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So subpanel life we cannot physically be there we can be spiritually there and part of that a better by engaging in a bada on that day, fasting it the ninth day of fasting in making do I often saying like La La, la de la sharika la la,

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la la policia de, and whatever types of very bad inshallah that we can put in it's reading of the Quran, feeding people this and that filled with a bad

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because that is a season that we should not neglect.

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The last thing inshallah that I want to comment on, or mention or reminder is that, as you have heard, before the hook was started, there are brothers who are in need of your help,

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a need for you, actually, you need them more than they need you they need you. Because the thing that you need for it that they need from you is money.

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The thing that you need from them is what?

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The Hashanah, that is when you're giving dollars.

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They can give you anything really, what do you even dollars, Ally's giving you in return Hassan.

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And that is far more valuable than anything that you can give them.

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So when you're giving, you'll be giving back something in return. So you need them more than they need you.

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And you need them also, and we need them because investing in Islamic education. So panela times is more important than investing in messages.

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Because when you invest in Islamic education, you're investing in those students, and in their, and in their Amen. And they're a bad

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you're investing in their email and Islam? How will they turn out after 510 15 years? depends on who they are now and where they go to school and who is teaching them? And if they don't have that facility, then we could lose them. And how much would you pay? When you see someone

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who has gone astray? Or under the addiction of this or that? Or on the wrong path? How much would you pay to put them back on the right path? How much would you buy Jenna for them? How much would you buy Jenna for your child, these are our children. So when you are giving, you are really giving to save the next generation. And that is a sort of kajaria because if they learn something because of you and it stays with them, you will be rewarded until they die, and maybe even beyond. So if you want to invest for something that is crucial, that will give you something back and then we really need invest in Islamic education they are here. So let's give them so that Allah has given me give

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us something greater than whatever we are donating. And remember the days of the hijab, if you're going on Hajj, get ready for it from now, if not get ready for those days from now and have a plan for them. We ask Allah azza wa jal to forgive us all of our sins. That's what we know about and that which we do not do about and we asked a lot to make use of those who get ready for the season of Hajj and the I that have had and to worshipping him during that time. He Allah give us the strength and sincerity to worship you during that time. Make use of those who ask for your forgiveness and make do and fast and pray on time and read the Koran and come back to you and give us a sincere

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repentance so that we are closer to your Amir, rather than being close to the dunya we ask you your will Allah mean to accept the pilgrimage that had you those who are going to be there and to send them back or to bring them back safely to their families yamaraja mean, what does he mean tonight though Mohammed Salah when he was in them upon the old book and the Sunnah of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was your enemy, to bring us closer to you and to fill our hearts with your love, and you love your Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and we all like give us power against our addiction and over our addictions to sin and over our addiction to this dunya so that Allah we favor

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you over this dunya and we favor you over ourselves alone. Imagine if it dunia has an erotic Hasina joaquina either now, a low maintenance so Luca ginetta omokoroa Bailey Hammond Colin Rahman. When I will do becoming an ad hominem cold environment when I saw you coming Heidi masala

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Abdul Mohammed sallallahu alayhi wa sallam will be coming shortly Mr. Mohammed Han Solo Allahu alayhi wa sallam along my boo boo boo Bernardini. Aloha mai kakou bizarrely fluvanna Allah. Allah May Allah decree cashew Creek.

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