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Messages From Aleppo
Channel: Ali Albarghouthi
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Lessons from the tragedy of Aleppo.
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la la ilaha illallah wa hula Sheree Kela Mohammed Abu Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa ala alihi wa sahbihi wa sallam
Babu in hiral howdy ticket Allahu Allah. Wa higher Alhaji Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was Sharon Amorim to have a coolum of the 13 VEDA wakulla de tiempo de la que la gonadotrophin are all praise and thanks belong to Allah, the Most High and the Most Merciful. We thank him, and we seek His help and aid and ask Him to forgive us. And we seek His protection from the evil of ourselves in the sins that we commit. Indeed, who serve Allah guides, no one can lead astray and whosoever Allah misguides no one can guide and I bear witness that there is no one worthy of worship except Allah alone. And then Mohammed sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is his slave and messenger. The best of speech
is the book of Allah. And the best of guidance is the guidance of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.
And the words of religious matters are those that are innovated in every room, this innovation is evident, everybody dies, misguidance and every misguidance will be in hellfire.
we have seen and the entire world has seen
the tragedy that has taken place in Harlem in Aleppo.
But not only there
throughout the land of a sham,
and in other Muslim countries as well, because the tragedy, the calamity that is happening in one area shouldn't also distract us from what is happening in other areas as well, whether it's in the land of Iraq,
or with Rohingya Muslims, or other areas of Islam,
where there is an affliction taking place, or suffering, taking place, killing, torture, expulsion, cleansing, pain.
And these incidents as painful as they are to witness
our occasions and opportunities for us to go back and reflect upon
the book of Allah and the son of his prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam to understand the lessons that is behind them, of why and how do we interpret? How do we respond? How do we move forward?
How do we try our best so that these things don't happen again.
So these are messages, reflections from these afflicted areas, to the rest of the Muslims.
And they teach us to handle so many things. And so many things that we need to remember.
One of the things that we have to keep in mind
that the aggression of the aggressor and the injustice
that they perpetuate, never escaped the punishment of Allah subhana wa tada and is justice.
What Allah Subhana Allah subhanho wa Taala says in the Quran,
One in the room Leominster castlefield do not think that Allah is unaware of what the aggressors and the oppressors are doing.
Indeed, he's delaying them till a day where the eyes will not be able to blink.
That is the day of judgment.
Because to us Muslims, when we think we only think about this life, we think about the scene of the hereafter as a part inseparable bar part of what is happening right here. So when we as Muslims or even non Muslims or Muslims, who sometimes have any man but it's being tested, say why are they allowed to do this? How come they are not being stopped? How would the creator the merciful allow all of these things we remember over time, the promise of Allah subhana wa tada in the Quran, a promise that is made to them.
And problem, every promise that is made to the oppressed as well when they're witnessing and taking in all of this injustice. I don't think that a lot has not watched this. Don't think that a lot is not see or suffering or does not listen to your
Do not let the non believers think those who are spreading corruption on this earth believe that we're extending their life and giving them giving them an opportunity that this is good for them. Because the aggressor, the unjust when they do injustice, and they think themselves are going from good to better. I am gaining rather than losing, they might be deluded to think or lies on my side, or justice or the truth is on my side or nothing can stop me. And Allah says don't think that if we allow you to continue that this is good for you.
Don't think if you're disobeying Allah and there's a loss of Hannah, which Allah is not punishing you, that this is good for you, this is the sign. Consider this as a as a principle
in your life and in my life, look at any country, any organization, any individual there are disobeying Allah, and they are prospering. Consider this as a punishment from Allah subhana wa tada to them is love them, along with stop them. But Allah extends
their stay and their injustice out of his wisdom.
Lee is dead with math so that their sin will increase and on the Day of Judgment, one of whom
they will have a humiliating punishment. And the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says in the letter, usually the volume extends and gives opportunity for the unjust opportunity for them to reflect and repent and come back. But also if they don't, so that the increase in sin and crime
so what Allah overtakes them, and him a lot, they don't escape a loss of handle.
So when you look at this injustice,
don't think that Allah subhanho wa Taala is not watching or that Allah is not going to punish, it comes sooner or later. But anytime that Allah subhanho wa Taala wants in a way that Allah subhana wa Taala desires.
And by the way,
when you see injustice, intensifying and accelerating, that is a sign that his end is near, and may not mean that it's going to end actually tomorrow or a week from now. But when you see that injustice is mounting and oppression on this growth is mounting. And globally, we're moving into a direction of increased oppression. And this is happening globally. By the way, globally, this is taking place not in just one spot, and more than one place on more than one continent. This is what is happening.
When you look at it, you understand that this system that have governed this world so far, their balance is coming to an end, sooner or later, the more that injustice increases, and we allow it to increase, the more that we jeopardize the entire system that we have and the global system is going to come sooner or later to its collapse if it continues like this.
So this is a reminder from Allah subhanho wa Taala that you find that the Quran and the Sunnah of His Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.
The other message that comes
from these afflictions
is that the way to respond to them
is our own responsibility, our own collective and individual responsibility.
We do not deal with this as if it's happening to a distant people not related to us, that we're not responsible for their fate. Allah subhana wa
Allah when he sent the message of Islam, he had sent it to a humanity that was separated by ethnicity, by color, by class, by age, by geography. And he says in the middle movement, you are only about two brothers.
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raised any other connection that you have to any other human, they remain secondary. And he had put as the primary connection, that connection of email between you and your brother and between you and your sister.
To the extent that speak into them or above them sometimes as your brother and sister. It's not even intimate enough.
Because the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam said, I'll move in una casa de Noir. The believers the Muslims are like one man in a step.
He says they are all like one person.
If the head aches, the rest of the body aches
it's one body
one body and if the if the rest of the body aches
I'll move in you will more mini Caledonian you should do baba baba you to the believer is like a building. you support them and they support you. He says, Go mini Nikita, Juan de matar amimoto.
You will look when you look, this is how it's supposed to be.
Consider all of these images that you've seen all of these Muslims that have been chased out of their countries because they are Muslims.
Because they're being targeted because they say la ilaha illAllah Muhammadan rasul Allah in a way that Allah loves.
Because they belong to the mussel, Allahu alayhi wa sallam. And just because of that, their life is cheap, their blood is cheap, and they're labeled as terrorist as extremist, as expendable.
And they are civilians.
Because of that,
they're being attacked, and they're being exterminated. Consider when you see these images, if this was your son,
not the son of my neighbor, not the son of a person who is distant. This is your son who's crying. This is your daughter who's homeless. This is your mother who's weeping and wailing. Consider if it is you.
The prophets of the Lord sallallahu Sallam he says when you look at the believers who hasn't been supposed to be
him and how much they love each other,
and how much they are merciful with each other?
And how much they are kind with each other chemically, just that they will look at him and you will see them as a single body. Either still coming into the US I will just say, Mr. Hardy, what if a single spot he doesn't, and he's in pain, the rest of the body calls each other to respond with sleeplessness, and fever.
can't sit quietly, while this is happening to them, as the rest of your body can enjoy anything. While this affliction this this crime is taking place.
So this is how our hearts should respond. The problem is that we have learned to pass this one's responsibility to someone else. We've felt that we don't have anything to do with it, or we can't do anything about it.
We always think somebody else is supposed to do something.
And what you will hear the obligation of championing this Muslim is an obligation on everyone in accordance with what you can do.
So Pat, Allah the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam just to understand,
Muslim, Muslim, he is the brother of his Muslim, Muslim brother. What does that mean?
What does it mean when I say these are my brothers and my sisters.
It does not wrong them. He does not oppress them.
But it doesn't stop there. When I used to leave,
he does not hand him over to his enemy.
If he can assist him, he can assist him.
He can protect him he will protect him.
He does not disappoint him when he asks him for help and assistance, considering yourself. Your brother and sister has been been beaten up in the street and you can do something about it and you pass by without moving
Muscle without seeing words to help them when he or she look at you and say, he's my brother, and he's my sister, you wouldn't treat your brother and your sister like that. The Prophet sallallahu wasallam said, This is what it means to be a brother and a sister, you feel for them, and you move to help them when you can with what you can.
And if you don't,
the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says in the Hadith, the meaning of which that there is no Muslim who fails to champion and give aid to another Muslim, and a time in a place where they're able to give them aid and they need that aid. And they don't accept the loss of Hannah what Allah will fail to give them victory and assistance when they need it.
And a time when they need it.
And their time when they're crying for it.
They will not find that assistance.
And the reason is because at a time when their brother and their sister
were pleading with them to help, pleading with them to feel pleading with them to at least make sure he didn't move a muscle. So at a time when he needed this help, he couldn't find it.
This the Hadith of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam about the punishment of the grave.
This person that had eaten a man in his grave,
receives the news that he's going to be whipped 100 times.
And he begins to plead and make dua until that is reduced to one time.
To be what once and he's whipped once, and because of it, the entire raid is filled with fire.
Afterwards, he asks,
Why did I deserve this punishment?
Remember, it was reduced from 100 to one? Why do I deserve this punishment? He says he's told in the case of later so that's
it says you prayed once without proper purification, and you pass by an oppressed person, and you didn't help them.
Muslims are against oppression Subhana Allah, you read the books.
It's your responsibility to stand against oppression. When your Muslim brother is oppressed. And even when Christians and Jews under your killed are oppressed, you're supposed to defend them and adapt to that any oppression that exists on the face of this earth and you're able to intervene, you're supposed to intervene to stop it. No matter what the creed and the color and the background of that person. There is no place for injustice in Islam. So how about when a Muslim who says La ilaha illAllah Muhammadan rasul Allah is being killed because of it expelled from their lives because of it. And we don't move
the lines that are no crying for help.
So Pamela, did they anticipate at one point in time, 510 years 15 years ago, when would was another land that needed to help and they all of us all of us were looking and then a minimal or less than they are? Did we expect that the turn will come and it's us in that particular country who will be expelled and tortured and in pain.
And then it moves on from one country to the other country,
from one locality to the other locality and everybody is standing
and watching what is happening. And we don't move like cows to the slaughter. The cow at the end of the line sees that the cow there is being slaughtered and it does not move.
And it does not change.
And just waiting for its turn to come.
From one Muslim country, the other Muslim country from one Muslim minority to the other Muslim minority, we're waiting for our turn to come.
So when we see this, can we reflect and say that we have to start actually moving and doing something and considering this, a sign
that Allah subhanho wa Taala wants us to change wants us to improve wants us to do something about our situation in this life.
So that we don't receive the same fate, and we help our brothers and sisters to escape.
The second book by inshallah, we're going to be talking about our individual responsibility, how we can champion our brothers and sisters who not only had a stroke
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As I said, we have learned the art of passing the responsibility to someone else. As Muslim masses, average person, living Muslim, or non Muslim countries will always think, well, this is the job of people who have power, we can do anything to change all of this. It is the ministers. It is the prime minister's it is the kings and the presidents and the leaders of those who can do something about it. There's nothing that we can do.
And as we ascend, and power are levels of power, even those at the top levels,
also say to themselves and also say to us, what do you expect me to do? by countries small, my country is fragmented. There are regional or super powers involved in these conflicts, there's little that we can do.
So we have learned actually to do nothing. And it comes actually from this sense, widespread sense, the system, somebody else's responsibility.
But this obligation is an obligation on each one of us, in accordance with what we can do.
And the least that we can do, I'm going to be talking about the least, the least that we can do is do.
And the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he says that is
the most helpless of people, the one who does absolutely the least, is the one who does not move due to
even the prophets of Allah while he was in them at a time when he was weak in Medina, after his migration, and he had lived left behind in Mecca Muslims who were oppressed who could not migrate in the Sadat he would make freedom Hello man
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he will make up for them.
And a loss of Hannah
and your Muslim brothers and sisters at least they may need your job but I don't want to stop at
is this instrument but it needs the body it needs the spirit that would carry this to our to our last panel. So my next thing is, Are you the type of person who's do I suppose to be accepted?
Not just make the
change who you are. So that when you're going or making dua to Allah subhana wa tada and sending these applications Allah will listen to you and to me.
The reason that we're going through all of this is that we're not close to Allah Subhana, WA, what to Allah. And we keep saying this, and we keep repeating this, but I don't understand. If the message has reached the old man is actually being adopted.
Because we haven't changed.
The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he says,
He says humiliation is the portion of those who oppose me.
You oppose Muhammad? sallallahu, alayhi wasallam. And you will receive humiliation on this earth? You will seek assistance and you will not find it.
Are we going to keep staying? Where is the international community? Where is the UN? Where is this country? Where is that country to help us and aid us? Yes, wonderful. If we can find people of conscience, people of justice who can kill or we can collaborate with to lift any injustice we should Muslim or non Muslim? But can we rely on others to help us if we're not helping ourselves? There is no sense there is no international community.
There is nothing called the international community. That's a lie.
That is not a community. A community is a small group of people, right, who come together know each other internationally, there's no such thing as an international community.
To wait for something from them is to wait for a line.
If you do not move to help yourself, no one else is going to help you. If we're blaming the West corridor lets the United States fall. It's this places for as they are not doing harm to you. Somebody else is doing harm to you. They're just exchanging walls because all of us are weak. So where is this honor is gonna come from?
So Pamela, do you think that people believe that that's gonna happen to them? Do you believe the people of Syria believe that that's gonna happen to them? Do you believe that people all the other Muslim countries believe that was coming is going to happen to them, you believe that you stay away from a loss of power with that I don't care what your level of practice, you think that you stay away from a loss of data and you'll be safe.
The sooner or later that's not going to catch up with you. The sooner or later those subpanel luck or identify you as Muslim
I will punish you for it no matter what your level of commitment to Islam is.
You believe that your children and
your grandchildren are going to take that oppression look at what is happening globally so Pamela
so if you want to save yourself a loss of Hana with data is there is profit some A lot of you within them is there so the first thing that we need to move to do is where is your
Where is your prayer
not your law protect them you know I'll do this yeah, I'll do this when is your dry in your salon
Where is your in your pm when you see a disturbing image and you want to cry? Promise yourself be isn't enough tonight I'm gonna pray to work as at night the last third of the night. And I will make do I'll pray for a cousin I will make do I'll make this habit and I will make it
time on casting and making do out for them.
seek out opportunities where you can come closer to Allah subhana wa Tada. That is the least that you can do.
But more important than just verbal is your action, your lifestyle. Avoiding sin, sin are these bullets that penetrate the bodies of our brothers and sisters.
They are what destroy our defenses. They are what emboldens our enemies and give them power over us.
It's as close to as you are to Allah subhanho wa Taala that Allah will protect you and defend you and guide you. When you fall away from Allah subhanho wa Taala you're handing yourself to the wolves into the shale team. And they will tournament you on this earth.
But Subhana Allah, no matter what, no matter what
we know from the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam that this punishment, these atrocities, there is also in them a sense of
because the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he says in no material metamorpho not my own, is an oma that is receiving the mercy of Allah subhana wa tada Doublelift dounia its punishment is in this dunya
because he was that as in solonius. And, and by by murder, mass murder on by earthquakes and catastrophes. So when we're looking at this, we're looking at these children dying. We're looking at these mothers dying, these father's dying, the devastations of villages and cities. Yes, our hearts ache. But we also believe that a loss of Hanover data might be sending them their mercy that will last we don't want it to continue. If we can do anything to stop it, we'll do it to stop it. But if I just think that it happens, it happens because Allah wants to be merciful with them, while wants to forgive their sense, a loss of power that also wants to teach us something through all of this,
our wants is also to take us to the end. And Allah wants us to come back to his religion.
this dunya is not the dounia for the believer, luxury and you know, enjoying your life and all of that. It takes you away from a loss of Hana without to be serious about your faith, the series about your Islam, consider this an alarm that is sounding, this is happening to them. And it's not about to stop. And it's about or it's likely to continue from one country to the other.
And sooner or later the spy will reach us.
And you'll feel it and we will be burning. And then we will be asking Muslims, where are you?
And at that time, we should remember all when it happened to them. I didn't move.
How could they move when it's happening to me.
So if you want the laws, assistance, and it was held at a potential time when you need it, move right now, move with the
move with rectitude, being upright and being pious with your donations. And if there's something that you can do that pleases Allah subhana wa tada with your tongue as long as it pleases Allah with your tongue, with your money with your hand
to help them, then go ahead and you help
the Lord learn and let us learn from all of this and never lose faith eventually never lose faith. That a loss of Hannah without had guaranteed the future of this religion. This future is not up to us. It's not It's just that Allah subhanho wa Taala wants us to be ready for that station, of being worshipers of Allah subhanho wa Taala he is preparing you for it
and would not listening. That's why it's taken a long time and a difficult route. If we just listen, there will be faster and will be quicker. So we ask Allah subhana wa tada the Most Merciful yamawaki mean, yellow we asked you to send your Rama upon the people of color and the people of Syria and all the Muslims yada yada protect them from their enemies. Yeah, what protects them from every harm? Yeah, luckily
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