Loving Him Everyday Our Messenger
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THE AWAKENING CONVENTION
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Salam alaykum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh for Bismillah Alhamdulillah wa Salatu was Salam ala Rasulillah you on early he was a happy woman who I that dear brothers and sisters, I'm again very privileged and grateful to Allah subhanaw taala that he's giving me this amazing opportunity to be part of the awakening convention, and part of the event organised by the International Islamic University of Malaysia kuliah to let the side of the economics department may Allah subhanaw taala bless all of the brothers and sisters who are involved in the facilitation of this event. And I strongly encourage all of you who are watching these lectures who have found some benefit in them
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And hamdulillah Al Hamdulillah
our messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam a father, a judge, a peacemaker, a teacher,
And on top of all this, a messenger of Allah subhanaw taala, and the final prophet, and the greatest of all creation, this is who then it'd be Muhammad Ali, he's about to sit down was
and it was at the age of 14, where his Lord would give him the instruction
rise, and Warren,
and he would rise by Allah and he would warn and he would strive and sacrifice, and he would cry and spend the night awake thinking and planning for his OMA for 23 long years,
until the religion was complete, and the Arabian Peninsula was now bowing and frustrating to Allah subhanho wa taala. And now at the age of 63 years old, who's bruised and tired body was finally ready to buck depart from the life of this world. In fact, our mother Aisha, Radi Allahu Allah and her she would be asked the question and can we use some Allah who I know who sent them you saw Legion is the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam ever pray, sat down? And she said, None, yes, but Adama help nurse after the bashing in that people gave him he needed to pray sat down towards the end of his life. This is the breathtaking work ethic and endless sacrifice
to the cause of Islam that caused people rather I say, the entirety of creation, to love him to adore him. If you ask for a description of this love that they had for him, I say to you, dear brothers and sisters, that it was a love that caused stone to speak.
This is number one. It was a love that caused
tears to be shed by trees.
It was a love that humbled lions. It was a love that cause trees to move from their places. This was the love that camels had for him even who would find the words or would weep when singing hymn.
And for those who ask the question, what were the miracles, which the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam came with? I say to you, all of what you just heard, were from the miracles from the many that Allah had sent him with. Allow me just to rewind and unpack those five statements that I just made with you.
We said that it was a love that
caused stone to speak
Is this real Nam it is real
because Muslim narrates that the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said on the authority of Jabari from someone in the library for Hassan.
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obove Khanna you send the money in Neela, the Formula One that I know of a stone in Mecca
that used to greet me with Sudan. Before I gate became a prophet, I know its location till this day Imagine every time he would walk past this stone, before he became a prophet, in his 20s in his 30s, in his late 30s, early 40s, or in his late 30s, stone would say to him, salaam alaikum,
Allahu Akbar. And this wouldn't be the only incident by the way, where stones would make themselves known in the presence of the Prophet salallahu alayhi wa sallam troubled early Allah who died and he said that
I was personally witness to a gathering in which the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was present. And he had pebbles in his hands, and they praised Allah whilst being in his hands. And then we'll look at an on off man and Hollywood present. And all of those present heard those pebbles glorifying Allah in the palm of the Prophet Muhammad Ali salaam to Mr Nam Nam. It is a love that caused stones to speak. Number two, we said it was a love that caused three trucks to weep.
Jad even Abdullah he narrates that the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam used to stand besides a tree on Friday when giving the sermon
and on one day and unsigned The woman said O Messenger of Allah, shall we make a pulpit for you. And by the way, this is a caveat. Or this is a footnote I want to make here. See how the companions were initiative takers. The Companions didn't wait for someone to come to them and offer them a project in Islam.
The Companions as carpenters, as doctors, as fighters, as poets, linguists, they would come to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and they would say to him, use me in the path of Allah to let you know So brothers and sisters, I urge you to do the same.
She said, O Messenger of Allah, shall we make for you a pulpit because he would standing, he was standing beside the tree and delivering the hope that he said, if you wish, see, he encouraged the usage of the latest technologies and cutting edge research. He would encourage that he said, if you wish, why not? Let's think innovatively is it not dunya we worldly matter. Let's think innovatively Allahu Akbar, if you wish, so they made the pulpit for him.
So on that next Friday, he proceeded to the pulpit to deliver the sermon.
And all of a sudden the tree trunk, screamed like a child
because he was no longer standing next to it.
So the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam descended from the pulpit and he embraced it. So they talk about the tree huggers, who was the first to hug a tree? Allah Subhan Allah He embraced it.
And he continued, patting it with his hand like a mother who is quietening a devastated child. And it continued to moan like a child who was being quiet and, and then the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam told tells the Companions, he wants to not alarm them to reassure them what just happened? What was that? Because there are many who narrated this hadith. He said, kind of Turkey ILM Beckett kind of Turkey ILM again a dismal with Victoria and it cried because it missed hearing the reminder next to it Subhanallah and then another narration the prophets of Allah Wiley who said it makes it he said that um, I will lead fcbd Hallo them altruism hula masala yaki haggadah Illa
hosting then Allah Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam I swear by the one who possesses my soul that had I not hugged it in this manner. It would have continued to cry till the Day of Judgment out of grief for the Prophet of Allah so Allah Allahu alayhi wa sallam, then the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam instructed that it shouldn't be cut down and buried, as if to say that it's grief was so intense, that there is no suitable place for it now other than to be underground to put it out of its misery Allahu Akbar.
We said it was a love that caused stones to speak. It was a love that caused three tracks to weep. Number three, we said it was a
move trees from their places Subhanallah again Jabiru probably learning rates.
And this is in the Saudi as well that we set out for travel once with the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam until we got to a valley that was fragrant, fragrant Valley and the prophets Allah who I need your silhouette to relieve himself and I followed him with a container.
And the Prophet alayhi salatu salam looked for an area in order to conceal to cover himself and he didn't find anything but to distant trees from either side of the valley.
Listen to this.
Jabra said I saw him making his way to one of them.
And then he took hold of it by one of its branches. And he said to it in Kadima even follow me by the permission of Allah.
What happened? jabbered said an audit matter who came by he didn't like sushi lady Usonian car either. So it came under his control.
It came under his control, just like an animal that has its bridle in their hand of the rider. It was following him head to head Subhan Allah and then he came all the way to the other end of the valley making his way to the second tree and he's to call the one of the branches again and he said to it in Kadima is Nila compliant with me please, with the permission of Allah and so it's submitted it walked with them until he was standing between the two trees. He pulled the branches around his body and he said in the email I lay up even in the cover me please by the permission of Allah so they covered him.
Jabber says that I was afraid that the messengers of Allah Allah USA live would be bothered by my closeness which may cause him to move further away. So I turned around and I began speaking to myself
and during one of my glances towards the back, I saw his Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam making his way towards me.
He was returning and the two trees had returned to their places. Yeah, Allah what love that was he was adored by the universe, adored by all of creation, taking every opportunity to serve Him, but be near him. Ya know, Maura said that there are three things I saw from the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam that I will never forget. He mentioned one of them. What was it?
He said that we once traveled with the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and we camped to rest.
And the Prophet alayhi salatu salam was asleep. And during his sleep, a tree made its way to him splitting the earth I want you to imagine it's pulling out the roots from the soil. It's moving. This is not Lord of the Rings. And this is a reality found in our Sierra.
It made its way to him splitting the earth putting up the roots from the soil
till it enveloped him. Then it returned to its place. When we woke up, I mentioned this to him when you're asleep. This tree came and covered you and you disappeared and it it's leaves and then it went back again. What did he say? He understood what this was through revelation. He said How the hell
is that Rob Mahaffey and to suddenly Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.
Subhan Allah. He said, That was a tree that sought permission from Allah to greet the messenger of allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and Allah gave it permission. You know, he, I love that caused trees to move from their places. What else if you remember we sent him the introduction. It was a love that caused camels to shed tears upon seeing him. The messenger Ali salatu salam. And this hadith is in the sort of everyday ordinary authority of Jabba. He was entered
the garden from one of the men from the outside
and there was a camel within and the moment it saw him it began to cry.
The Prophet alayhi salatu salam came to the candle and began to wipe the Temple of its head
until it settled.
Then he turned to the Companions and he said memorable hurt and EBIT. Who is the owner of this Campbell
and the young man from the outside he said it is mine on Messenger of Allah. He said to him, I found out that tequila Have you heard the behemoth Elimelech Allahu era
when you not fear Allah subhanho wa Taala with respect to this animal that Allah has placed under your care
for Indigo Shaka LA and Negan to God who were to the evil
because you just complained to me
that you are making him go hungry.
And you're exhausting him. You're putting him under so much stress. Yeah, Allah.
We talked about today Ben Ali, he said, speaking to animals or understanding their communication. Our Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam had been asleep had a portion of this as well.
This was the love they had for him. And finally, we conclude in the introduction by saying that this was a love that humble lions. This is also another authentic narration which Hakeem narrated his mustard rack and authenticated by a group of the scholars of Hadith, on the authority of Safina Safina being a nickname to one of the servants, and the helpers of the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam
who says that I was once traveling by sea, and my boat fell into disrepair, Mitzi
and it was now a near death experience.
So I held on to one of the planks of the broken boat until the waves had pushed me to a nearby island. That was jungle like jungle like I know sooner that I arrived
that I saw a lion racing towards me in my direction now knowing that whatever.
And so Safina Yeah, and it was still fear from Allah, Allah's help. That he said the following words. He screamed out to the lion saying, Yeah, but hurry. Oh Father of Harris. This is one of the names that the Arabs called the lion lion has so many names. You know, they hate him and I said, the Hadza, the lathe?
Hadar qaswarah. Right. It has many names. One of them they call it a Bill Harris father, the father of her. So he said Oh father of five is a lion. And mo Dara Sula, he SallAllahu I said, I am the servant of the messenger of allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.
Subhan Allah what made him say that Allah helped him. He said at once the lions stopped in its tracks
and lowered its head.
And the lion came near me. And it began to push me gently with its shoulder and with its head, showing me the way out to the jungle. And when I came to the part, it started to make certain noises, which I interpreted as him bidding me farewell. Yeah, Allah.
This is the type of love that animals had for him stones had for him, inanimate creatures Hobbit towards him. I asked you dear brothers and sisters, what then do you make of the love that the companion to the human beings had for him and that he's allowed to human beings who traveled with him, ate with him, spoke with him, traveled with him, how much they have felt towards him. Perhaps we can summarize their brothers and sisters by saying that it was a love that caused them to not even allow a droplet of water that falls off his body when making his old or his washing for Salah to fall on the ground. Rather, it will be caught by one of the hands of the companions who would
massage it into his face or into his body. And one of the enemies of Islam at the time. He saw this behavior towards the companions, and he went back to the disbelieving camp to tell them leave the Muslims alone. They are not going to hand over their leader, they will die before any harm touches him.
This These are the words of
of Ottawa, able to Massoud ethnography,
although he came as an ambassador representing the kuffar to speak to the Muslims,
and he saw from a distance how the companions were behaving, and after speaking with him as well, he went back and what did he say to the pagans? I love this narration so much SubhanAllah. One that was the rated Bible study in history, on the authority of animus warrimoo Makrana. He said, a home Oh my people, what Allah He looked at with Eduardo look, I have visited the kings of the world
of effect to either eSATA or Kisara. When they are she and I have met Caesar,
and cause row Kisara and the neg is king.
And he said one line in my life, I have never seen a king who is more honored by his people, than the honoring of the companions to their Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. He said, I swear by Allah Allah does not oath
Number three, if he's fat
the spittle would land in the hands of one of his men who would instantly rub it into his body and skin.
And if he ordered them to do anything, they would rush to carry out his orders.
And when he performed his widow, they would almost fight over the remains. And when he spoke, they would lower their voices in his presence.
And they would not stare at his face. Out of sheer and utter respect. Your brothers and sisters, I don't want to cite any examples of the companions love towards him,
they are in their hundreds. Instead, what I want to do is rather than speaking about their love of Him during times of ease, I have chosen to share with you a few generations of their love towards him during times of hardship and adversity, when it was a near or a life and death situation, because if that's how they loved him during times of fear, How then would they love him during times of ease and safety?
What was their love during pre war consultation?
I want you to imagine with me now dear brothers and sisters, as the Muslims are standing in front of the army at Better
a battle that they were not interested to fight the Muslims because they had not planned for it. They were very outnumbered three to one they were around 312 or 313 around that number. The pagans were 1000 the Muslims were ill equipped. The pagans came close to their teeth with armor and artillery
Subhan Allah here the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam seeing this very difficult predicament that he was in and the Muslims, he consulted them.
He wanted to see
where their hearts were. Are the Muslims ready for this? So he consulted Abu Bakr and Omar and they spoke beautiful words. And then I'll make that even though he stood up and he gave a beautiful sermon, what did he say?
Messenger of Allah. In Lima Allah Allah Fernando Mack he said proceed a messenger of Allah to what Allah has shown you because we are with you. Or Allah He Lana who like I cannot call it But who is it and he Musa and our book Africa Tila in haha I know what I can eat and Dora Buka for Katya in nama Hakuna Makati on he said We swear by Allah we will not say to you,
as the children of Israel said to their Prophet Moses Musa, they said to him go you and your Lord and fight we're staying right here. Rather we the Companions say to you go you and your Lord and fight and we will we will be with you both fighting on your side Lahore.
Now the prophets of Allah Allah He was admired this a lot. But he continued saying as your Wailea, your nurse utiliza uns, give me your opinion or people give me your opinion. So it became clear to some of the companions what he was doing. He didn't just want the opinion of the mohajir own the early immigrant Muslims. He wanted the opinion of the outside.
Because the outside we're now going to be fighting outside of their territories. And this was not part of the agreement when he met them. So he wanted to assess are they enthusiastic? Are they are they loyal? Are they ready? Suicide, even wife was the first to realize this, the leader from the people on the onset or one of their leaders, and he rose up to the occasion. And what did he say? He said that it seems that you are alluding to us or messenger of Allah.
Perhaps you fear that the unsolved don't think that they have to help you outside of their own territory.
Well, I speak for the unsolved and I answer for the outside. And I say go wherever you wish.
Make agreements with whomever you wish. cut ties with whomever you wish. Take from us whatever you wish, and leave from our private property, whatever you wish. And that which you take from our property is dearer to us than that which you leave. Whatever your command is, we will follow it. And we swear by Allah that if you were to travel and take us to Burke come down, which is a very difficult terrain, almost 500 kilometres away from Medina. We swear that if you were to travel with us to work from then we would be right by your side. And by Allah if you were to cross this
we would plunge into it right behind you had Allah.
This is true love.
And I want you to imagine now, Val the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is filled with optimism and hope that his men are with him.
He's now lining up his companions preparing for war.
And he noticed that one of the Sahaba his name was so odd even though Hosea was not standing in line. And so he prodded him gently with a stick, and he said, is still a solid stand in line also.
And salad responded with the words that took the Companions by surprise. He said, O Messenger of Allah.
You've heard me
and Allah has sent you with the truth and justice.
So give me retribution your Allah Allahu Akbar, is this a time to settle score with the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, allow it, forgive him. Allow it to pass. Now is the time to ask to settle the score within every ally, you start to set up the prophets Allah Allahu alayhi wa sallam, however, subscribed to a different philosophy.
Of course, Allah sent him with justice. So he stood in front of salad and he uncovered his belly. And he said, it started here. So word, please prod me back. Also, I'd get me back. I will not meet Allah on the Day of Judgment with any injustice, proud me back. And here's a word seeing the blessing torso of our Prophet alayhi salatu salam, he leapt onto him, and he hugged him and he kissed him in his stomach.
And the Prophet alayhi salaatu wa salaam asked him the question, Why did you do that also add
and he said the rasool Allah Hadera vitae for our to ano Hakuna few Allah Devika and the message in Legion deck, he said O Messenger of Allah, you see the situation that we're in,
you will see the situation that we're in.
And so I wanted the last moments from my life to be ones where my skin touches yours. Allah Who before war, who before war and the clashing of iron and the falling of arrows and spears who, who before war things in this way, who of us will not be thinking about his wife or his children, the inheritance and the distribution of wealth? Who will not be thinking about that he is thinking about how can I be near the blessing body of the Prophet alayhi salatu salam before I die.
And this luck, by the way,
was not limited to the men. But the women from the companions did not fall short at all. Because after the Battle of God had subsided, a woman from the tribe of Dennard was given the horrible news that her father had passed away. She said, What happened to the Messenger of Allah? They said to her, your husband has been killed as well. She said, What happened to the Messenger of Allah? They said to her, we really apologize. Your brother has been killed as well. She said, What happened to the Messenger of Allah
They said to Al Hamdulillah, he is well she said, No. Where is he? pointing him out to me, I want to see him. So they pointed him out to her. There he is, look, he's well.
And then they heard her say, amazing words, speaking to herself, as she looked at his blessed face from a distance. She said, Kulu mostly wet in Baddeck Angelin every calamity is small, as long as you are well.
Every calamity is small, as long as you are well Subhan Allah.
So this is the love of the companions they had for him during pre war consultation,
when they were being lined up for war, after war, and I want to give you their brothers and sisters, another one of those headings and that is the love of the companions for the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, when they weren't dying.
Because some of the most inspiring words came from a man called Saudi Arabia, another one of the leaders of the Tsar.
After the Battle of Akkad had subsided,
the messengers of sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said sent Zaid immunotherapy back to the battlefield, and he said to him, go and see who is alive. So sad pathetic it is they're walking over the corpses. I want you to imagine that you know what a difficult day the battle of words for the Prophet alayhi salatu salam, specifically the Companions generally
he is walking over the corpses. Those men who lost our arms, who lost him
heads who lost limbs
purely in the path of Elijah, Elijah Adam. And there he sees once a heartbeat a mighty Sahabi Saudi Arabia
lying on the ground staring into the heavens and he was breathing clearly he was bleeped breathing his last he was fatally wounded.
So they did not have it Niels over.
And he said to Saudi Arabia
after giving him salaam, that the messenger of allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam sends you his Salaam? And he says to you, K for 32 How are you feeling?
he said, he responded in his weak words, I also will give my Salaams to the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and please convey to him this message.
Ya rasool Allah here in the god halogen or messenger of Allah, and Hamdulillah, I can smell the fragrance of paradise, I can smell the fragrance of paradise.
And then he said to date him with habit, and send a messenger send a message to my community, saying to them, the other Alaikum
in huddle, so either Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, or if you provide on top of say to them, you have no excuse in the eyes of Allah, if any harm touches the messenger SallAllahu I know you are sending up whilst one of you has an eye that blinks. Those were his last words,
telling the observer to take good care of the Prophet alayhi salatu salam before
his blessed soul with returned back to Allah subhanho wa Taala Have you ever come across a love that equals this?
Now here somebody may ask the question, why all of this love?
What was it that made them love him so intensely?
And I say that he was a
splendor of a human being and an idea from the signs of Allah. I wonder from Allah's creation, a man who was an embodiment of all of the values that he promoted, and in every possible DEPARTMENT OF LIFE, He was the first to excel in that which He taught his companions and so naturally, they would adore him.
Think about it.
Worship well. Have you seen him worship Allah subhanho Medina, you'd think that Allah had sent him for no reason other than just to be a devout worshiper was no other task.
Or a worshiper who, when the lovers were tucked away, under the veils of night, his sides would forsake his bed, and he would stand for a prolonged hours in prayer, causing the skin of his feet to crack. Rip, forgive us for our shortcomings,
and weeping until he would soak his beard and soak his clothes and soak the soil beneath him.
glorifying Allah with sheer adoration of his Lord.
Can you see in his generosity,
you would think that Allah had sent him for no reason, other than to relieve the poor from their financial tribulations,
to help the orphans to assist the wayfarer to support the widow.
He would do this to a level that the Companions described him as being like the blowing wind. Unlike a man who does not fear poverty,
have you seen the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam with respect to his bravery, you would think that Allah had sent him for no reason, other than just to organize the armies to devise the strategies of war, to lead the Warriors on the battlefield, to strengthen the hearts of those that had buckled.
Were where whatever the companions are, the ferociousness of war would reach a peak.
The companion said, we would search for the Prophet alayhi salatu salam to stand behind him. And he said, meaning al Bara, who is the narrator of this hadith, the most courageous companion would be the one standing next to him on battle, because he wouldn't be so deep into the lines of the enemy, La ilaha illa Allah, if you had seen his compassion, his drama, His mercy,
you would think that Allah had sent him for no reason other than to wipe the tears
away from the heartbroken
or to pick up with those who were let down
or to pass a caring hand over the face.
Use of an orphan.
That was that he was sent to
purely help the disabled in the handicapped
to accept the most basic of invitations for food, by the downtrodden of society, he wouldn't break their hearts.
Dear Brothers and Sisters,
not only was our beloved sallallahu alayhi wa sallam
the most splendid in character, but he was also the finest of all people in his appearance, and by our nature and let us be honest, as human beings we do judge a book by its cover, we do.
And we are naturally far more inclined, to be near those who are beautiful, and those who are not especially when that outer splendor is mixed with inner splendor, when beautiful outward is mixed with a beautiful inward and beautiful appearance mixed with beautiful o'clock and manners, then the circle or the formula of attachment becomes complete.
And that it's this is from the wisdom of Allah Jalla Jalla Lu, why he would decree
that each of the Prophets and Messengers would be the finest of people with respect to not only manners and behavior, but also the most complete in their physical build as well. And our Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was the most splendid of them all.
What did he look like? Come with me now brothers and sisters, as we tour some of the beautiful narration describing him as though you can see him
Khabib do that Malik really Allah who died and who said that this hadith isn't no so he
he said cod and maybe use Allah Allahu Allah, He will send them either soon, Eastern hour to deck and Elijah who?
Whenever the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam became happy, his face would illuminate. As if it was a portion of the moon, you're alive as if it was a portion of the moon.
javelin, to summarize, he said that I once saw the Prophet alayhi salatu salam
during a clear night
and I looked at the face of the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and I look back at the moon. I looked at his face. I looked at the moon. He said, I swear that they whilst he was wearing his red garment, he was even more beautiful than the moon.
I believe it will be Allah who and who said that can and reuse Allah Allah who it was in
Ghana sleeves I mean, I'd be available to you he can see us I mean, filbur He had a whitish face. The prophet had a whitest face face it he said to a salon. It was almost as if Allah had fashioned him from Silva.
And then Daraa or the Allahu Anhu gave a beautiful description as well. Seeing that kind of led Salatu was Salam Babu
on the other eye, a tool if you hold it down, hombre, Madre to show you and talk to us and I mean who he is Allahu alayhi wa sallam was of
And I want saw him wearing a red garment. And I have never seen anything more beautiful than him.
And unassuming nomadic. And this description is interesting, because this is coming from someone who served him for 10 years. And sometimes when you may catch a glimpse of someone from a distance shaytaan may make you think that they are more beautiful than they actually are. Right? This is a reality. And this is dunya it is a deception. But when you come a little bit closer,
you're like, oh, okay, you know what I mean? Like okay, it's not what I thought it was.
But when you serve someone
you don't worry working you're serving someone. So that's been close with that person for 10 years.
That's a description and that's a reality. And as was one of those people and he said, Mama says to hurry Ramallah the budget earlier and I mean caffeine reuse Allah, Allah Allah He was a member in my life. I have never touched any silk
that was softer than the palm of the messenger SallAllahu ani he was
and never in my life have I smelled a scent that was sweeter than net of the Prophet Alayhi Salatu was Salam. Imagine
even the actual sweat of the prophets Allah Allahu Allah who has sent him smelt
Beautiful. And one morning when he was sleeping during the siesta,
a woman known as almost lame. She came and she was, she had like a vessel. And the messengers last and I'm stood up and or he woke up and he saw her sat on the ground carrying this vessel connecting the droplets that were falling off his face. He said on Sunday, what are you doing? What are you doing?
She said to him, O Messenger of Allah, I am collecting your sweat. We mix it with our fragrances, and it becomes the most beautiful smell on Earth. La ilaha illa Allah, a unique characteristic exclusive for the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.
And from my personal favorite in terms of a description,
is the description that was given by Omar Abed, or will be Allah who died. And I will my bed and who's here,
of course, is going to be the most detailed description, because it comes from a woman.
And we know the attention for detail that is given by women. But as you hear her description, and by the way, she was an elder lady at the time.
I want you to read between the lines, to listen to the words between the lines, that she's not just describing. She's admiring.
Right. And the context of this description is very important as well. Prophet alayhi salatu salam was immigrating was was leaving Mecca, making his way to Medina, after the people of Makkah had rejected him. And the people of Medina had offered them his their city. And during the way they stopped by a tent in the middle of the desert.
And they asked her for some provisions, and she told them that she really doesn't have anything.
And so the Prophet alayhi salaatu wa salaam said to her, what about the sheep or the goat that I see at the back of your tent? She said, It is so weak. The reason why it's here because it's too weak, it doesn't have the energy to go out to graze.
And so he said to her, will you give me permission to go inside and try to milk it? She said yes, if you wish, and her husband wasn't there, he wasn't home at the time.
And so he went inside,
and he knelt down, and he made a DUA,
And subhanAllah, lo and behold, the other of the animal filled with milk.
And he began to, he requested a vessel, she brought them a vessel, and he filled it with milk and there was like a layer of cream at the top to show you that the milk was coming down with force.
And he gave the lady first to drink. And then he asked for other vessels and he filled them and he gave it to those those few men who were traveling with him
which was only really ever backyard are the Allahu Anhu and the guide the non Muslim guide.
When when they had drank to their full
he drank himself alayhi salatu salam he then took a pledge from her to be a Muslim and then they departed
when her husband a robot but he came back home and he was like what happened here? He seeing milk Masha Allah all over the place. Well Masha Allah, how did this happen? Listen to her response. She said no, I swear by Allah, a very blessed man passed by here today. He said, describe him to me. Oh mama, but listen to her words Dear brothers and sisters. She said
right Orajel and I saw a person who was a man and
I saw a man
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with neither a large stomach nor did he have a small head. These were characteristics that the Arabs disliked a big belly or a small head. She said his belly was not big.
And his head was not small.
She said was him. He was of a very smart appearance. He ie he died with intensely black eyes. While he was fairly he what have been his eyelashes were along with he slowly he flooded and there was a muskiness in his voice with Johan OBE, Saba, and his left neck was long or if you hit the character and his beard
It was fit as edge and his eyebrows were thin. She said
in some a tougher alley he'll walk or even when he was quiet silent, dignity was upon him.
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but when he spoke, splendor overcame him and you man who knows you are ever holding behind. He was the most splendid and striking of people from a distance. What Allah who is no more than Kareem, but he was the sweetest and most beautiful from close up. One one month.
His words were so sweet. First one, clear, decisive, lead heavier on one. He didn't say too much, but nor was it too little. And then on the other who has arrived to pneumonia they had done his speech were like pearls that were a cascading from a string,
rub on. He was of neither tall or short. Liat seven Pauline one, Doctor haimo, who I don't mean
you wouldn't look at him and think longer than usual. Nor would you say he's shorter than the usual men.
Most known. It was like looking at a beautiful branch, may Nevels, Nene between two other branches because he was standing between two other men. She said it was like looking at a beautiful branch between two other branches for Hawa, level 30 or 30 Mandala accent, but he was the most radiant of the three. He was the most radiant of the three, and he was the most respected. la hora forgot we are food maybe he had companions of friends, who surrounded him in Isla unsubtle audio quality if he spoke, they listen to him. We're in the Amara EBITA double O turbinado Isla Verde and when he instructs the rush to fulfill His command before the match should now have you seen what I'm
offended. He was so well served, and so well attended. And he never frowned once, nor did he overlook anyone.
Yeah, Allah. Ya Allah alayhi salatu salam, I hope you're saying and the salat wa salam, your brothers and sisters.
I want to conclude maybe in the next five minutes by asking a question, what about us?
Where do we fit into this beautiful equation
that we have just shared? Where do we fit into this picture?
I would love for him in sha Allah Israel. Is there anything in it for us?
You will be happy to know that the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam has not forgotten about us.
And he spoke about a people who will come in the future and I am certain they exist in our beds today.
I am certain that some of them exist in Malaysia.
I am certain that some of them exist all around the world. Rather, I am certain that some of them exist in this very conference. And this hadith will apply to them. I have no doubt.
He said Alayhi Salatu was Salam in an assignment almighty.
Yeah, cool. No, nobody. Here went to a huddle room. Laura, Annie, be early he went early. There will be a people who will come after me.
Look at what he said. They will come after me.
Who will love me so intensely
that they would be willing to give up their entire family and wealth for a single glance at my face. I really want this hadith to simmer for a moment. I want you to digest it to think about its implications he is saying
that imagine coming home one day, right? And you find a note on the coffee table saying your wife is no longer with you. Your children you will never see them again. Your mother and father your relatives you now have none. Your savings that you spent a lifetime making. They are they have gone.
The home that you are in, walk out of it. The clothes that you're wearing, find somebody else to give you clothes, the car hand over the key. He has nothing left from dunya not a human being not a family member, not any property in return for what?
In return for a single glance. Imagine
a single glance at the face of the messengers of Allah while he was in the media singing
that there are people who love Him so intensely that would be that would happily and willingly and lovingly make that exchange.
And I doubt that some of you who are looking at me at this moment in time you fit this you fit this description. He hasn't forgotten about us inshallah. So if you miss him dear brothers and sisters,
then this claim of love has to be true.
But as our brother Faisal said in the introduction that claims the mustn't be cheap or hollow, they are precious. If they are precious and if it is real, it has to be offered a proof
and the proof of any love any love
is obedience and compliance.
As the poet he said, Man Yeah there you have been the video while I'm your feet been heard the effects of her husband were horrible. For her what was your three or four Oh Lee in Canada sitcom part of how
the very first condition he says of any love is obedience and compliance.
If you have missed out on being his companion today, as we have got that Allah who allows you to have and then we mustn't miss out on the opportunity of being his companions tomorrow. So will habits still be habits?
Will haram business transactions, my dear brother remain.
Or when you pick up the phone straight away after this phone call, and close those businesses, you now need to be close now. And change those transactions you need to know you need to change
those who are still inhaling all all types of intoxicants smoke.
Those who are setting gatherings they know they shouldn't be setting. Those Sisters of ours May Allah subhanaw taala honor them and bless them, who may be still struggling with the true Islamic hijab as was described by our Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam
those who are still involved in an alcohol based transaction or an interest based transaction.
I speak to you
or those who have fallen out with a family member. Parents, they're not speaking with them. Children siblings have fallen out
mostly of them brothers who used to do business together but they felt fallen out and they haven't spoken since I speak to you.
I speak to you and your brother, your sister if he was to come into your home alayhi salatu salam and visit you and sit on your couch. Would you be happy for him to speak with you?
Would you be proud to tell him about your commitment to Salah?
Would you be proud to give him the answer when he says to you now that I have died? What is your vision in life as a Muslim? Share with me your project to glorify Allah share with me your project for this religion would you be proud?
Or would you lower your hand and say messenger of Allah it's still a a thought in progress. True love Dear Brothers and Sisters is application is 100 is action. That is love and love is not a song that we sing about him. Love is not limited to a celebration
that we make once or twice a year.
Love is not a purely a casita complex of poetry that we sing in his phrase.
Love is not even just a dress that you wear.
Love is an action that sits in the heart and appears on your limbs appears on your glances appears on your decisions.
appears on your social time appears in your marital home appears when you're in bed
appears when you're in work.
And that is why when the messenger and I will leave you with this, I think he started to set up was once with his companion or Obeah ImmunoCAP molested me who used to serve him and bring him water for his model.
And one day as the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was doing his adult preparing for Salah
he looked at RBI who was helping him and he said to him send me asking me
ask of me ask something
What did he say? He said as Luca Morava. Contact Kevin Jenner my only ask is to be near you engender in paradise.
He said our via the I think anything else you need. He said no. It's just that.
So he said to him what here's the condition that I need. I know that deaf seeker because that is scheduled helped me fulfill this for you by prostrating as much as you can by praying as much as you can
That's love. That's the condition. What are the changes that you're going to make now to your brothers and sisters? This is a question that I leave you with was on the low on energy you know?
What how do you know you're a benign I mean
does that Allah Hara and shahadi on imparting your knowledge and sharing with us that insight on loving Him every day our messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam Hi I'm Alicia. How are you? Allah haga Hamdulillah. face on how are you doing? Honey lad? How did I doing excellent, excellent. Rochelle I really happy to see you again actually Masha Allah. Likewise, likewise, vertical aphasia.
Mashallah, I really love that that quote that you said at the very end, just because we've missed the opportunity to become his companion in this dunya don't miss out on being his companion, tomorrow in the era where we can attain that status inshallah. So here in sha Allah, Allah is Allah, absolutely. We haven't been disadvantaged Insha Allah, and the opportunity is still there to be near him. I mean, masha Allah, may Allah make us amongst those who will be with him in genital fitness.
Allah humma me. So she has I've just wanted to maybe this stat stat, this part of the questions about loving the Prophet salallahu Alaihe Salam. So one of the one of the curiosities that we tend to have is, where do we place this love of Rasulullah Salah Salem, in our belief as Muslims, how, where is the importance of this? For example, how do you reconcile this between our our pillars of Islam? And perhaps also because last week we were we were reminded on the importance of love to Allah. So how do we reconcile for example, love of Allah and love of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam salatu salam
Bismillah Alhamdulillah wa salatu salam ala Rasulillah. Juana Ali, he was he woman who Allah, Allah subhanho wa Taala loves the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, Allah Who loves him. And there is no creature, no creation that is dear to Allah then him. And so part of our loving of Allah is to love everything that Allah loves. Mashallah. And part of our love for Allah is to hate everything that Allah hates.
And this, this rule does not apply purely to our relationship with Allah. Although the greatest example belongs to Allah, but even in our day to day, if I know that my wife really hates a certain matter, I will try to avoid it. And I know if she admires something, I will try to be near it. That's part of my love for her. It's a necessity. So it's true.
Abdullah II, if you don't have bursts he said Wallahi Mahala Allahu
Bara and if sin Quran Allah human Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, I swear by Allah that Allah has not brought into existence, any creation that is dearer and more honorable to him, then Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.
And he said that there has there is no human being, or no life that Allah has taken an oath by other than the life of the prophet muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam when Allah sent in Surah to Hadean, la Maroc in a homeless visa, karate him Yama home,
by your life or prophet muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam they were wandering blindly in their intoxication, speaking about the people of the Lord, so Allah said by your life, and Allah Almighty only, as we said last week, he only takes an oath by then, which is mighty and great and noble and worthy of our respect and our attention. So the conclusion to the answer really was that Faisal is pulled in continue to hipbone Allah, factory, only oni your Habiba, como la jolla. If you're looking to Nova como la for Rahim say to the people Allah said say to them, oh, Muhammad Ali, he started with Santa. If you truly love Allah, then follow me. If you truly love Allah, then follow me. He
will love you and He will forgive you your sins. And Allah is Forgiving and Merciful. Allahu Allah.
Masha Allah Baraka Figshare so before we continue, I just wanted to remind the listeners out there do submit your questions in the pigeonhole link down below that we're still receiving them and inshallah after we're done with this segment of the discussion, sha Allah will address them with Jeff Allah insha Allah okay.
Okay, so mashallah, I mean, that's a really good, really good analogy. If you love someone, then you will love the things that they love and you will dislike the things that they dislike and you'll naturally be inclined to towards that. So coming back to this hadith, the prophet Salla Salam says that you will not have perfect Eman until you love me more than your own father's and your children and anyone amongst them can
And in fact, even your own selves share what does this look like in practice? What does it mean to love him more than we love our own selves and to love Him more than our own fathers? Because, for example, the examples that you quoted mashallah the Sahaba, they could have the physical presence of the prophets or salaam when they they couldn't demonstrate that. And we could see that that they would every moment they would have they would seize the opportunity to be with him. But we don't have that shift. So what does it mean for us to love him more than loving our own father and anyone else in this dunya
Alhamdulillah, it means so many things, I just want to add a caveat here or a disclaimer that just because someone speaks about a virtuous value, it does not mean at all, that the Speaker himself has attained that value. And so I add this here, because we're speaking about a mighty mighty matter, right, we have just ascended a huge Summit, speaking about the love of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and obedience to Him and compliance and unconditional support. It doesn't mean that I am speaking about it, that I have attained it. But I am hoping that through this discussion, it will provide encouragement for myself, firstly, an encouragement for others to try to work our ways
towards these great heights. What does it mean? And what does it look like to love the messenger alayhi salatu salam? Well, we have seen what it looks like with respect to the Companions. And
the fact that Allah chose them from all of creation as his ministers and his supporters, that there is HECM and wisdom behind it, as we just saw, and sometimes we wonder, and we say, Oh, we wish we were his companion. We wish we were there. We wish we saw what you saw. And we were with him. That who knows that? Had we been his contemporaries? Maybe we would have been in the lines of Abuja, and Ebola hubs, and the hotbar. And the rest of them because the situation was very severe. So we thank Allah, we lament and we are we cry that we were never had the chance to be near him. But we also say we don't doubt Allah's wisdom for choosing us to be 1400 years after him, because at least we're
Muslims. At least we are believers in Him. And maybe Allah knew that we are unable and fit to support him like the companion supported him back then. And that's why when dad immune as what he heard one of the tagline say, when he looked at me that was a companion. He looked at his eyes and he said,
I wish I had those eyes of yours that saw the face of the prophets of Allah who I know he was sentence. I wish we saw what you saw and witnessed what you witnessed and admitted that told him off for saying that. He actually told them overseas. Most of them. He said that you don't know the situation that we were in. You don't know how difficult it was. And maybe somebody who would have wished the statement would end up being in hell. Because of it. It's a huge fitna, and they pass the test with flying colors, so we know how they pass the test of love. What about us who never met him? Well, first of all, it involves learning about him, showing an interest to know
his life his ins and outs, his days, his nights, his sunnah. Look at the research brother Faisal. We do what we are about to start a marriage proposal. You've seen someone in university, right? You've seen someone in the workplace, and you come to know that this person is single, and you know their manners, mashallah, it's sublime, but you need to do more research. It's going to be a full fledged research that evening, you're gonna be on Facebook, you can be on Snapchat, me on all of the social media platforms. You want to know the ins and outs of this person. Right. And that's bordering on stalking. Bordering Yeah. Bordering being weird, bordering sometimes even so having being a bit of a
freak. Yeah. So we have to be careful. May Allah give us maraca watchfulness of him, but that's what we do. That's how we came about clean we left with the messengers on the lights and when we don't know his full name, we don't know his appearance. We don't know them because he the battles he took part in we don't know he Shiva in his complete characteristics. That's one thing. Make a plan dear brother, dear sister, a study to know the ins and outs of the Navy I think he saw to be when you come to learn of his life by Yep. And let me just make this a little bit more practical. Let's suggest certain readings for those who want to know about him. In terms of Sierra books, I always
encourage people to read the noble life of the prophet muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam by Dr. Muhammad Ali Salam, Dr. Muhammad Ali Salam. It's not perfect. No book is perfect other than the book of Elijah and gelato, but it is the only Alhamdulillah it is a good place to start your journey the noble life of the prophet by Muhammad Daniel so that may be
I recommend you all buy a book of Riyadh Saudi, the other side, right?
The gardens of the righteous or the meadows of the righteous it's called which is a compilation of Hadith
that was put together by a member Norway and I believe every Muslim should have a copy of it in his house. Like he has a copy of the Quran and read it from cover to cover. It has a commentary in English a translation in English and commentary by someone who I don't really know who he is. And it is mostly Okay. By Hatfield. salehoo Dean use of again, I don't know his biography, but it's the only translation and commentary that I know of. So these are two places to start your journey.
And there are many Alhamdulillah lecture series you can follow on the internet, going through his life be after studying him, emulating him putting his religion into action every Sunday that come your way you say okay, how do I translate it into action? It is a deplorable state of affairs where we leave certain actions because it is a sunnah we say is it was it was an obligation we say it's a sunnah. So
whilst the Companions would carry out certain actions because it was a sunnah.
So notice, it's the same justification, but we're using it for different reasons. He will use it as sunnah to leave something to be lacks, and they would sacrifice their lives. Why? Because it's a sunnah. It's Asana. Yeah, so it's about how you see it. Right? So application, implementation, these are the true barometers of love. And then lastly, to always say Allahumma Salli, wa salam ala Nabina, Muhammad, the closest people to him on Yom Okayama Alayhi Salatu. Salam will be those who maximize their statements of Allahumma salli wa sallam, and then they'll be in a habit always praise him with these words, always make dua to Allah, for him using these words, speak about him in your
gatherings, defend him when you hear him being defamed, and take every opportunity to nurture your children to love him. And this really is not only a part of our Arcada, but this is a true meaning and a manifestation of loving the messenger. I think he stood out to us
so long when he was so I shall share that lesson from the quote from my dad is actually a very profound because we hear Muslims say this all the time, I wish I will. I wish I could be with the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. But if you live during his time, it was very, very difficult. And in fact, for the for the long duration of his life, the majority of his people rejected him. So what how do we know we won't be amongst those who will reject Him? And that's a test for us. So Subhanallah I think that's really profound that our test is appropriate for us. And what's important is what we do within our situation right now that that's a good lesson here
is Pamela look, yeah, the end of the day, we are tested on our day to days, day to day, with tests that are far less than a battle of better or a battle of odd,
or likes of Hanalei was speaking with my wife the other day, I was telling her about,
law musalia sort of I don't handle a bribe hamdulillah arrived Hamdulillah he was martyred on the battle of Oxford.
When they looked at his body, they found it dripping with water. Like you've just been bathed. And so this caught the attention of the messenger. So lesson, but why is his body dripping with water? As a monitor? Did someone wash him? And if somebody watched him, why did they wash him because he's a martyr, we know the martyrs shouldn't be washed. You just bury them how they are.
So he said, they said his wife won't be able to give you the answer to this question, because something's not right here. So they went to his wife. And they said to him, what happened? What happened? She said, We are newly married. And we had intimate relations, the night of the battle, and he fell asleep in the state of Geneva without doing his also which is fine. Right. And then he heard the call for jihad.
In the morning, before the it before he had a chance to do his also his bathing. So he got up and he responded to the call of Allah subhanaw taala before having a chance to bathe himself. Right. And so the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said that explains it. Those were the angels of Allah Almighty, who had lifted his corpse and washed him. Right. So we were talking about that and saying that is a very difficult scenario because we are tested with things as I said, far less than this, to make up for that
And we find it very, very difficult. And this guy had to wake up to his death, sky had to wake up to arrows and spears and swords, we may not have been able to do that. And so the conclusion is what as Allah says in surah two because what a book I have to do, now your show why after your Lord creates, as He wills and chooses, notice, Allah creates as He wills. And he chooses, he chose them for a reason. And he chose us for a reason. And this isn't to belittle ourselves, insha Allah, Allah, or to demoralize ourselves? No, it is to excel, it is to excel according to the contingencies and the parameters and this constraints that we have been given. And just as Jana, it was an open market for
them. Agenda is an open market for us. And I remember the words of Abu Muslim and Danny who was not a companion, okay, I'm a Muslim and CO learning was a insha. Allah, He was a tabby I have almost seven Kolani who met Omar. And I will most of them will hold on, he would pray at night. And whenever his feet would fatigue, he would hit himself with a stick, like Subhanallah would hit himself with a stick. And then he would say, I don't know us harbor Mohammed bin Salman Allahu alayhi wa sallam, and yesterday he will be he do that? Did the Companions think that they were going to have the prophets and I send them all to themselves? Can lo Allah? Loser human nevermind, easy.
Herman had day? I love what another colorful one from Regina. He said, No, we're going to push and shove and struggle against them. Right so that they know that the people who came after them were men, the people who came after were people of perseverance, God by you. So the idea is that the stock market is open. Yeah. And Al Hamdulillah the Lord who gave them a fair dose is the same Lord, we hope will bless us and have mercy upon us and give us the same reward inshallah. I mean, I mean, and I really like your point as well about. If you love somebody, you want to know more about that person. So for us, what that means in practice is to learn his Sera. So it's not only a sign that
you love him, but by doing that, you will also love him more. There's a phrase in English that says familiarity breeds contempt. But that's not true. Totally not true for profit sellers.
The more you learn about him, the more you love him, and even small things, just I mean, just this simple Hadith that we come across, for example, like when the Prophet SAW Selim comes back, he plays with children, he kisses his children in front of others, he was asked, Who do you love the most? And he will say, Oh, I shall without hesitation. I mean, yeah, and if you think about how many men today admit that they love their wives in front of other small things like this, I feel to me, I smile, this, this learning these little details, makes him love him just that much more. So
it's interesting, you say this, this this adage, or this maxim does, you know, familiarity breeds contempt. And I completely agree with you that it's not one size fits all rule. You know, one size fits all rule? No, certainly not. It really depends on the subject that you're familiarizing yourself with. If it is, if it is a lowly cause or a lowly individual who is quite worthless, I agree with you familiarity will breed contempt, right? If the vessel the origins of this person, or this thing is good, that familiarity breeds the opposite, love and admiration and all and maybe even obsession, right? And that's why you might be mad at him, he said about Allah. And we don't know of
any hair that is sourced from other than Allah. Imam we will call him he said when out of Allah had the who went out but whoever comes to know of Allah will love Allah and this is a must. This is a must. The more you know of him, the more you will love him, the prophet solicit them same thing, the more you know of him, the more you will love him. And that's why the Quran has has has emphasized nether and looking at analyzing the universe because that looking will not read content, it will breed glorification of Allah subhanho wa taala. So it depends on what it is that you're looking at. And according to the Quran is the opposite. That breeds contempt, actually, it is ignorance. And it
is genuine that breeds contempt, not knowledge. Right? So for example, Allah He would say but Canada will be mad at me or hate will behind me on under your team that we're
speaking about the kuffaar that he says that they have denied that which they have not encompassed in knowledge. So as if we're being told they denied it, because they were yet to encompass it in knowledge. The haters of the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam even today who draw character tours of him
And who disparage him, they are usually the most ignorant of them of him.
Okay, and similarly we know many politicians, and you are I'm sure aware of some of them was that the face on? Who were haters of Islam. And they studied a religion purely to become an adversaries. Allah their studies took them to the religion of Islam, and they are now famous duat traveling the world and building masajid and doing all sorts, but we will not mention their names, maybe they would not be comfortable with that, but it's anyway, it's all over the news. It's known. So linearity breeds content. Yeah, in certain cases, where something the origins of it is rotten, and bad innately evil, but when we're talking about high values, the highest of them being a larger
legit and or the highest of all beings. And then we're talking about the human capacity, that the VRA Salatu was Salam in the NBA and then beneath them, the Sahaba right, the more you know about them, the more you will honor them, the more you will love them or you will be humbled, right. So knowledge here is an absolute key in NEMA Yaksha Allah mean anybody you know, whatever it is the scholars, the people of knowledge, who truly fear Allah Subhanallah, Ghana, so in those situations, knowledge will have familiarity will breed any love or reverence and respect and compliance.
Mashallah, that's actually a very interesting point that you highlighted as well, but the Companions Radi Allahu anhu, as you highlighted earlier on that if you love someone, you will also love everyone, everyone that that person loves. And we as we know, the Prophet saw some love these companions, the Companions loved him, Allah love the companions. So Sierra has like this. How do you say? It's like, once you go open up that rabbit hole, you used to love so much more aspects of the serum that reinforces each other? Mashallah. Yeah, absolutely. You're right. Yeah. And I think a really good manifestation of this is something that happened in the, in the house of Abu uban
Ansari. Right? Well, you will, I'm sorry. And all my YouTube are the nicknames of two companions, husband and wife. And it was their home that hosted the messenger and he stood out to a sedan when he set foot in Medina. So he stayed in their house for the first couple of for the first period, up until his own homes were built around the busier than ever, we.
And they said, We want you to be
downstairs or messenger of Allah. And or you, you go, you go upstairs, right, and we will be downstairs. Yeah, it's more honorable for you to be above us. And He said to them, it's easier for me to be downstairs to meet the people and, and to and to talk with them to have access to the community.
And then, of course, on one night, right, they broke a vessel of water upstairs. And the houses were not like our house that, you know, sound proof and water proof or heat proof, knowing that the water began to they were worried that the water would leak. So they said, we took our only quilt, right, and we began to gather the water to dry it up. And we slept without a quilt that evening in the freezing desert imagined Subhanallah but we just were afraid that any water would come and bother and the Prophet alayhi salatu was an amazing love. And so the next day, they said to him that a messenger of Allah, can you please go upstairs, you know, we will never put ourselves above the
messenger it he saw to cinema when they were asleep, they woke up once terrified, so you, we our feet are above his head. So he came downstairs and he took an oath, he said, My feet will never be above your head or messenger of ALLAH. So he went upstairs.
So he they were sending him food, you know, they were sending him food to eat. And on one day, they sent him a dish. And when they when he when they would bring, when he would bring them back the dish downstairs, they would look at where his hands had left off, and they would put their hands there to eat. Subhanallah imagine they would look for his hands, his blessed hands, and he sought to sell them. And on one of those mornings, they sent him a dish that had within it like onions, and leek and things like that. And he sent it back untouched. He sent it back untouched. So they they were afraid. They said the Messenger of Allah is it haram? He said no, it is not haram, but I dislike it.
And in another narration, he said, I communicate with one that you do not communicate with meeting Angel Jibreel. So he wants to make sure that his mouth is in the best form. Yeah, I communicate with ones who you do not communicate with. So what you have and this is the point of mentioning all of this, of what you've said,
there therefore I will also hate it or messenger of Allah Subhana Allah Himself. Yeah, he banned it for himself and it's completely permissible.
But that's the idea that when you love So, you have a true love for someone or something, everything reminds you of that person.
And and and I said nomadic he said that once when I saw the prophets I send them eating, he was looking for the pumpkin
the day she was there in front of them and he was trying to find a pumpkin because he enjoyed it. He said I loved pumpkin ever since I saw him behave in that way. Because I would now love pumpkin simple equation.
And I said mnemonic would be seen like this, by the way, right? Let me do this. He would seem like this.
You have his buttons open. Why? He said because I once saw the Prophet SAW Allah He was in love with his buttons open. So I do the same simple. This is it Subhanallah like normally he Subhanallah would walk in the city of Medina, right on his Campbell saying La Jolla, California Alana Hof I hope that the foot of my camel the hoof of my camel will touch a place where the hoof of the prophets of Allah Allah wisdoms camelphat and he would just walk this isn't Medina hoping to be in his steps physically. Yeah, this is love. This is the meaning of love Subhanallah but to sing about him to speak about him to talk about him to read about him and then to go to work and disobey Him. This is
the antithesis of love. Right now and Allah.
Chef, mashallah, you mentioned very interesting points. Like, if you love someone, you will imitate them, even if it might seem a bit odd. And actually, in real life, many of us the youngsters, and I myself guilty of this in my younger days, when we are obsessed about something, we will follow their strange hairstyles, and when people criticize us, we don't care. We're like, I don't care. This is this is this is my, my passion. You know, this is what I love. The things that we like, the fashions that we do, it looks really, really odd.
But how come we don't have that same level of dedication, that same level of conviction when it comes to the prophets Rasul? Um, so I always kind of put that as the yardstick in our day to day life. Mashallah. Very true. Very true. Yeah, you hit the nail on the head, you absolutely hit the nail on the head that people who are representing falsehood, they are proud with their false sense, you know, and everyone in life has an identity Subhanallah everyone has an identity, and you know, of their identity by their appearance. So, for example, the Jew will say to you, we are Jewish, and we are proud to be Jewish. And I will never forget the response of one rabbi
who gave an online response
to a question that was said to him, What is the ruling of celebrating Halloween?
And his response? Hanalei, if you were to remove the Jewish name, you would think this had come from a Muslim scholar?
Or you would say, I wish Muslims were able to give an answer like this? You know, in many occasions, we were like, yeah, maybe it's okay. But you know, just consider this and consider that his response was unequivocal. He said, We have always been different to others. And we should be proud to be different to others. And despite our differences, we have always been people who were changing the scenery of the land, and the topography of the land. And we've always been concrete contributors as different and unique people
said, why do we need to be followers we have our own celebrations we stick to that were ordered with that's how he was speaking. So everyone has an identity that they that they are not only subscribed to, but the deems superior.
Right. So they will say I am gay and proud. I am gay, proud, okay. You will hear people boasting about whatever their sexuality may be.
You will see that, for example, the the Chinese as well, they have what they call the Seino centrism, to believe that the highest authority or that the Chinese culture is the center of the world civilization.
We believe that we are the melting point of all of the world civilizations, the Christians, the Jews will call that India who do one Masada. Now Allah who is that? Oh, they say we are the children of Allah and we are the ones who cleanups
the bricks, right to the Americans, everyone has an identity that they are proud of. Who is the one who is worthy of this pride and is honoring, according to the Creator of the heavens and the earth. Come to have your own vetted, overreach, ugliness. You all Muslims are the best of nations ever brought up for humanity?
Who gave this testimony? Not the UN, not any other department of life. It was Allah, the Creator of the heavens and the earth.
And that's why we have the Allahu Anhu narrates not why we use of humor but a different vibe here
he narrates are the messengers of Allah, why didn't you send them said that unto him more funa Serena, uma and to clay will how credible ha ha You are Muslims are the last of 70 nations, yet you aren't the greatest of them can most honorable of them in the eyes of Allah, we're the last of 70 nations, in the eyes of Allah we are the crown of all of those nations. So who is the worthiness of this pride and the worthiness of this honoring as well the use of this Katana This is us as Muslims. We represent that we work with that we take that with us to our workplaces, as we behave with the humbleness with Adam with UCLA with service to others, but our heads remained high and we are proud
of our dress. We are proud of the Arabic language. We are proud of our Qibla we are proud of the meat that we eat that is halal and we are proud of the transactions that are haram. We are happy with the relationships that are haram. We are proud with everything Islam has sanctioned we don't apologize for anything that the messengers I sent them did we honor him shall we glorify Him, we descend every part of his Sierra. The humanity has not known of a human being purer than him or more perfect in his human capacity. And so we are to hit our heads high raise our heads and to realize the Hey of the goodness that Allah has honored us with
mashallah, we should feel that Isaiah that Allah has granted us Masha Allah.
indebtedness to him as well.
Speaking about ownership, so a lot of people are asking, for example, we live in a time where because of this, the way media is so easily this burst and information is just so fast these days. And the slander against the prophets Allah Salaam is reaching this global scale, it's really making the blood of the Muslims boil. So how should our response be towards these kinds of attacks upon him, like as, as you mentioned, the some of those examples of those people who used to attack him and besmirch him and so on. So how should we behave in our love towards him, salallahu Alaihe Salam.
Now, when we hear this campaign, there are several things that we have to do.
First of all, there has to be an element of stubbornness within us. That element of resilience, not to crumble.
And to realize that this the challenge upon us now is to increase in our compliance and adherence to him. And sometimes
a very unfortunate circumstance may bring about a good set of circumstances, right. We've seen it, for example, when there was a huge attack on The Club. At one point in our, in our recent history, it actually became a cause for the revival of the niqab at Hamdulillah.
Scott Scotland's we're talking about it or throwing about debates and podcasts and all sorts there was no a revival. And to such an extent that many of the, you know, Muslim parts of the world are now afraid of it and they're banning it Subhanallah so it's ruffling feathers. So there has to be an element of resilience and stubbornness that they have attacked him okay, what can I do now to further glorify and push his or further advance the cause of the messenger so I send them you know what, in every Muslim family, there will be a Mohamed, there will be a moment in every Muslim family, there will be a book of Syrah that will be studied and learned, I can write, I will author
to defend him, I can not be a politician, I will do that. And everyone's contribution will vary. So this is one thing, the first point which is this element of resilience and inner stubbornness, to only increase in love and adherence, and the honoring of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. The second thing, the second thing is when ever right we come to learn of a campaign, especially if it is led by a government like what we are seeing in France, right?
There has to be a stick sharp is too shallow meaning what Glad Tidings
to feel with the pain and the bitterness that envelops us when we see this, but there has to be a slipshod because Muhammad Sallallahu I think he was sort of the Prophet of Allah he is like none other.
And his status in a lodge in La Jolla and whose eyes is such that Allah will intervene every single time to defend his honor. When it is violated, even if it means that entire nations and dynasties are pulled apart because of it.
This is something that that this is a rule that you have to be ahead of. This is a