Channel: Asim Khan
Series: Asim Khan - Tafseer Surah Luqman
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salatu salam, ala
l mursaleen. Amina Mohammed II marine about Somalia, mothers brothers and sisters Welcome to the continuation of the seed sorted Look man, Mashallah, today's lesson will focus on two verses verse number six and verse number seven. Mashallah, there's some new faces here. Everybody has the handouts. Anyone doesn't have a handout.
Everyone is hand up. One two people,
They will try and show they'll give something
just to before we begin, just to brief all the new people that have come Sharla we are recording the data. So last week's one will go up shortly so you can catch up in Sharla.
The style of the seat would be quite detailed. We went through the style, and discuss that last time. But just to let you know the notes, if you look at the IR you'll notice four things. Firstly, they've been grouped together according to something we said that sort of man revolves around one key theme which is sugar, and there are appreciating the blessings of Allah subhanaw taala and then calling others to Allah based on blessings that Allah has given that person like the story of Lockman how we call his son to Allah subhanho wa Taala. And in the very beginning, Allah said he had hikmah that Hickman was related to his ability to recognize blessings and make sure
but we said that they are sub themes. So versus number one to five, which we covered last week had a particular theme about them was the theme. What is your role around? What types of people
Marcin? Yes, Marcy noon, Allah subhanaw taala told us about who you know, the connection with the Koran and how the Quran is who don't wash metal machine, how it is a form of guidance at the mercy for them. These next two verses are now going to speak about a different
subject matter. Okay, so these two verses are grouped together, and they own particular theme. And that's why you'll notice the color differences and as we go along, you'll notice different colors representing the different themes. The second thing is that the series broken down by the particular format first we take words that are a little bit difficult to understand. Yeah, so what does it mean exactly? Exactly what unless it won't be accurate. You know, what is you know, mean exactly. Okay, what does this word mean exactly. Once you've done that, now we go to the seat, what is actually the seat of that verse? And we said, we're going to rely upon the book of irrational law, who passed
away 310 injury, and then build on that to see what other diversity lastly then we will look to the lessons that we learn from that verse. And so you'll find your notes which are divided in this way allow you to make notes of the vocabulary that they've seen, and then lastly, the lessons learnt in Sharla. So with that, let us begin firstly with the reputation of sort of
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Okay, so the verse is number one to five, they spoke about machining. Allah mentioned exactly their traits, there were three traits given by the machining that in these three things, they are particularly better than everybody else there was up Masada, that they are very mindful and particular about performing the Sala as it should be performed inwardly and outwardly, you know, zecca, that the discharge of the wealth that Allah has commanded them to give to other people.
And then they have Bill afra, to whom you know, they have an unshakable belief in the life to come and that life, that belief in Africa, is the motivation behind why they do what they do. And we broke down why exactly these were mentioned and other good deeds were not mentioned about the Salah about Zika. inshallah, if you go back, you can learn a bit about that last lesson. Now, the next two verses the shift, it shifts now to a different category of people. These people, generally speaking, are heedless healers of the Koran and moreover, they try to divert others from the Quran, and the teachings of the Quran. And unless later says, once the Quran is even recited to them, then they
turn away in arrogance. So what is the link then between these two verses speaking about people that are engrossed in entertainment, and trying to divert others from the Koran, and even when the Quran is recited upon them, they turn away, they turn their backs on that person, and the machines that are mentioned in the first five verses? What do you think is the connection there? How does these five verses now move to this one, with a link in the middle between them? Who thinks they can answer this question?
There is some link between the two
going from this side to this side. And he is the link between the two that we can say okay, this is the only the underlying message or there's a link here, we can relate the two together.
Because the alternative is to say that there's no link, it's just this and then this, the move from this to this. And to be honest, there's nothing in between, there's nothing to link the two. Usually we find in the Koran that if you read it, understand it, look at that the first year that the scholar said, No, this was mentioned then this submission because of this link, and some of them often more than one click, the link is as follows.
As for the most known, they do a son, a son is to be good to yourself, and to do good to others will be lonely, they need Santa they do unto others, as international mahilig as Allah said, do good to others, as Allah has done good to you. Now as for these other group of people, not only do they not do it unto themselves, they even want to stop, listen to other people as well. How Allah subhanaw taala is showing us two extremes, the very beautiful extreme of going and worshipping Allah and then the very miserable other side of the coin, which is these people that don't want to benefit themselves the Quran? No, they don't want to see anybody else benefit from the Quran, either. Very
Okay, there is another link as well, which is mentioned by Bihari, because he is the seat.
He mentioned that as for the mercy mean, they became like that because they were able to rein in the own desires, the shadow, they were able to control themselves.
And therefore, they began to pray. They began to take others with their money. And they used to think about the author very often.
As if to say that once a person controls their desires, he has discipline over his wants, his desires, his feelings, his emotions, the consequences, that who the or that the gait of guidance and mercy opens up for him, because he's now controlled himself and his desires, it allows his mind and his heart to then open up to a loss of power, not others guidance.
On the other side, formula nassima yesterday, no one had these. This refers to people that have absolutely no control over the designs. In fact, they're impulsive. They just want to do
as they wish when they wish. Now the result of not controlling one's desires is that a person doesn't like to even hear about the Koran doesn't like to listen to the Quran doesn't like to learn about
What the Quran is speaking about, he has this animosity
with regards to guidance to see the opposites now, that the link between the two is the ability to control one's desires. Once you have that ability, you move to the mercy and once you lose that ability, you move to I mean a nasty man yesterday that one had these these people who are engrossed in entertainment.
That was another link given.
Okay, now let's look at this verse, verse number six, Allah said wamena nassima yesterday Allah will have ye will they learn sebelah Hebrew idea in me via text,
law economics. We have four words there, which we'll explain now inshallah. The first word is law. Law, what does what does law who refer to Lauer is taken from the route of law law can refer to amusement, distraction, or diversion,
even for to refer to time wasting as well.
The law would mean to divert somebody else to try and distract somebody else. Now, what's implied in that is that you're distracting that person from something important. Yeah, something that is actually significant.
So the person is low, he's being distracted by and away from something that is actually of importance. Yeah.
That can also mean becoming preoccupied that a person becomes consumed about thinking about something or with something in front of him and so he stops then thinking about other things.
allowed him to say law we said law will Hades, as for Hades and Hades, its root is hatha, which means to be new, modern. Yeah, and it can also refer to speech which is the meaning here that this is law whole Hades, a particular type of speech, a particular type of speech and it is of the low kind, it is the of the diverting kind. The type that is diverting or preoccupying you from something which is far more important learner will have these.
Now the other word is leoline. Leoville
comes from the root of modern, Bahlul means for to deviate, to lose. And also to lose the right to a new going in the right way and then above somebody led you astray from that particular right path.
You blame doesn't mean the person is misguided, it actually means that the person is misguiding another person. Here he's misguiding another person.
The next and the final word is who's who's Hua comes from the root of has, has the means to walk, to scoff. And to ridicule. They also means to sneer at something else as well as it can also be referring to the farmer when he he kills some of his cattle by allowing them to be out in the cold for too long. Yeah, it's very
use of the word.
So in this context, who's who are means to mock and to stay at here to ridicule. So these are the words Now, let's take the seed inshallah.
The seed of this verse is complicated, it is not easy. That's why we are going to break it down into parts in two sections. The best way to understand it is to go to the reasons for revelation. There are two reasons for revelation two incidences that happened, which is called a said, triggered the revelation of this verse woman a nassima. Yesterday, now what have you, you know,
the first is about a Pac Man. This Qureshi man, he bought a female singer and Mohan Nia, he bought this female singer because he wanted her to perform in public, while the professor silom is trying to do Tao and public. So when the people watch this woman performing, listen to her singing leoline Lance and below the others, who are they are wanting to go to Barcelona would actually come and start watching this lady perform. Yeah, this is one reason for revelation that a man bought a female singer in order for her to perform and distract others from going to the process of selling and listening to him.
The second is about another clergyman. Remember this Warlock man was revealed in Makkah? Yeah, remember that from the last lesson. So imagine they mock up
You have the operation of a hostile environment the president is trying to do that our and there are so many obstacles, people are placing even more obstacles. This is the first reason for revelation. The second one is about another person. His name is not in the house. Now on
another port, he mushrik. He went, he was a businessman, he traveled to to Rome, and he traveled to Persia. Once he was on his, his tour his trip, he came to learn of many legendary stories about the kings, this believing kings, legends about them, how they would fight, and incredible stories, victories, etc, etc. He either he bought those stories in the form of written stories, or he bought them somebody to tell them to him, or it means that he just got them.
And he came back to Makkah, and he wanted to compete with the person he would say that the professor sallam, he narrated stories about art and some mood, and the people are captivated by his stories. Obviously, the person who is reciting the Quran is he's related to what he's getting from the last panel dentons revelation, but how did he not want you to compete with him? And so he began to story tell these stories that he learned when he was in Persia and Rome. And by that, what did he intend to try and stay those people away from them, and instead, listen to him.
So, the verse is essentially about disbelievers. Okay, it is not about believers, it is about disbelief. It's both stories about two disbelievers.
Now we take the seed based on this according to the the first seed is based on the story of how to table not okay, the first of seed understanding what does one woman and Nancy may yesterday in the whole Hadeeth mean, is based on this story of how with another yet another story, then the second seed would be based on this Qureshi man who bought the female singer. All right. So let's start the first seat.
According to the first few based on the story of novel in Harris, wamena, Nancy may yesterday,
yesterday means to buy linguistically a refers to this man preferring choosing loving these stories over and above the Ayat of Allah subhanaw taala. Okay. It means that he chose he preferred, he preferred these stories, what stories law who will have this law who will Hadith refers to these stories? Okay, so ishta yesterday means he favored them, he liked them, he preferred them. level and Hadith means that they these knuckleheads refer to these stories, and they just mentioned that they were fabricated stories. They were even made up. They were about the kuffaar they had those stories, things to do with shake things who would go for things were things are Haram, etc, etc.
Okay. Qatada, one of the very senior turban, he was asked about this verse. He said, he was he asked about this verse, and he said that yesterday doesn't mean to buy literally, it means is the verb it means to love, if they are to prefer, it doesn't mean to buy. And this is one clear difference of opinion. Yeah, but the other thing is that all here means to, to love or to prefer the very good not of how we used to love those tells over and above that, the stories coming from the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam.
Now, related to this is another similar opinion related by another companion, whose name is of Barack Obama had said it means law who will Hadeeth refers to ship
law will have these refers to ship. So what does that mean? It means that these people prefer Callum Shirky that they prefer to listen to speech which is about polytheism which is about idol worship, which is about doing ship with Allah subhanho wa Taala evil speech.
Okay, so you can understand the opinion of a warhead as being another perspective of the meaning given by a bunch of cortada.
that's the first seed of wamena nassima yesterday.
As for the second now, this one is the one preferred by most scholars of the Himalayan Ramallah, said most scholars of the seal go with this opinion that
Allahu Allah Hadeeth refers to a Veena refers to singing refers to singing
as for yesterday, yesterday means literally to buy, just like that man literally bought that female singer
that is the meaning here that they buy, they invest in singing, meaning instruments or those things that sing those things that perform. Yeah, like them ohanian like this female singer, she was bought literally shoes bought and then she performed she used to sing.
Other said it can also refer to Baba Baba is the drum, that they buy drums that they buy drums. Now, here
what was mentioned by yBnL came Ramallah is that this verse according to this, the seed is actually pointing towards the prohibition of music, the prohibition of music, why? Because it was understood by the early Muslims to refer to a Veena singing and the instruments of music, the instruments of music, you see, there's a difference between singing right, and music. Music is involving all the instruments as for singing that just from the, the voice, right? So this the seed encompasses both singing,
listening to singing,
and music, meaning the instruments as well.
Now there's a hadith of Abu murmur. He said that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said
that it is haram to buy and sell Vina.
It is haram to trade and invest in singing, meaning those that perform singing and in another wording, it is haram to consume the earnings from that sale, it is haram to consume the earnings from that sale as well.
Now, poverty irrational law, when discussing these two views, he made what is called the G which means to choose one over the other to say that this view is actually stronger than the other one. Which view Did he say is stronger? He said the second one. The second one that yesterday means literally by
literally buying those things that perform singing
and level Hadeeth means singing. Why? He said because this is what is related. Okay, even from the profits that Allahu Allah set up now, he brings a narration here, he brings a narration which is weak However, he places it there he said that this had reported what I will murmur that it is haram to buy and sell music or singing and haram to consume the earnings of the sale. After saying that the person who said like Allah said wamena Nassim ah that Isla de leoline Lanza Viva La.
So, this is his proof to say that this opinion this view is actually stronger than the other opinion that he refers to stories, first two stories.
Okay, now, what is the overall deceit now what is the overall meaning because a publication will summarize the overall meaning of wamena nassima yesterday and Hadith halfway, he summarize the substitute he said that it refers to any speech, any speech that includes haram things, which Allah and His Prophet sallallahu wasallam had prohibited from listening to
every single thing that is haram to listen to,
is included in
all of it, it is all there. So he summarized the whole thing, whether it refers to listening to music, or singing, or listening to false tales, that are shaky in nature, or about disbelief or about disbelievers. All of that is included in
all of it. And this is how he summarize the seat that it is essentially kalon battle, false speech, Allah here is speaking about those people who engage in false speech.
Now the next part of the verse leoline answer really look leoline down Sabina Lee. Yulin lamb here is level 30 meaning is giving the reasoning why or why
Did these people purchase these tools of making music? of singing of telling tales? Why did they do that? What was the intent behind that? Lee you'll build answer Videla. Leoville means to misguide others. What did they want to misguide others from?
civilian law sebelah can refer to Islam and everything Islam stands for. Don't think of it as the very narrow meaning of Islam. Islam means for example, the five pillars to believe in Allah, the messengers, the books, etc, that know everything Islam stands for.
That is what they want to divert others from everything that Islam stands for Leoville and Villa,
the villa and Li el de leeuw
liudmyla and Li u de la, they have two recitations. The first is the one we have here, legal de la. This means to misguide others. There's another recitation, which is Li el de la de la Linda. It has more meaning.
It doesn't just mean to misguide somebody else, it means to increase another person in their misguidance. Those people that are sitting there listening and clapping away and chanting at that female singer, they're already misguided. But that man is not happy with them being that to misguided, Lee, you wonder he wants to make them even more misguided. He wants to layer upon another level of misguidance upon those already misguided people, even as you're running on law, said that these two stations come together to enrich the overall meaning, which is the beauty of the different modes of recitation that essentially they are going back to the same meaning, but they enrich it,
they enrich it. So this person wants to misguide other people. And moreover, he wants to impress upon them more misguidance. And this is something that we see even in our times with the munafo. We have one African amongst us in our community.
They're not happy with holding views that are deeply and Islamic. They're unhappy with saying that niqab. It is a cultural practice got nothing to do with Islam. They're not happy with saying when we learned that Adam and Islam was born of an ape like creature, when we learn they're unhappy with saying that Music Man is nothing wrong with music that they want to do is to impress upon everybody else that this is Islam.
They will go to the journalists, they will go to the media, they will go to the politicians and say I am a Muslim. I am being attacked by my community members for my beliefs. People need to be told that this is Islam. We need to work together.
We need to work together. So popular one thing is being misguided yourself. But there's a whole different level of evil when you want to shove it down other people's throats. Isn't that true? That's
the universal lessons that we learn from the Quran. They exist in every time and place. In those times. They weren't happy being misguided themselves. They wanted to make sure everybody else doesn't go anywhere near the truth. And they were willing to yesterday spend money is one generation mentioned that this guy spent a lot of money buying that female singer they're willing to give money. But why? What is the intent, Lille, Dylan's ability to make sure others don't practice Islam as Allah subhanho wa Taala wanted them to that is the intent.
And that is why a public Rahim Allah, He said to explain the danceability law, it means you take others away from the worship of Allah, from his remembrance, from his obedience. Okay, and especially from his book,
he mentioned these four things, that specifically they want to take them away from a loss of power, notice obedience, from his remembrance from his worship and in particular from this book.
And this is if you like the link that brother mentioned. As for the monsoon, they want good for themselves and for others. As for these people, they want Bala not for just for themselves but also for other people as well.
Okay, the verse continues, Leo Lance Villani be riyria in behavior and what does that mean? It means that they went about plotting, planning and scheming.
investing money into sources of entertainment to divert other people from Allah subhanho wa Taala behavior in not aware, totally unaware of the consequences that will come to them on normal PM,
are aware of the punishment that will come to them as a result of the actions. They had no idea that what they were doing was in fact, earning a greater portion of Jannah. By the actions.
were definitely the Hulu via Hulu, and they took it as a form of mockery means that it definitely the
second intention, there was a second intent. First was Leo lilla. The second is Wyatt definitely.
The her with the the and the photographer. And it goes back to Leo Lila, meaning First they intended to divert others from Islam.
And moreover, for as a second agenda, it was simply to mock out Islam. It was simply to ridicule it, it was simply to scoff at it. I mean, you can imagine the process of him standing there, and he's doing that out to the people. He's calling them with that passion that the person used to have in his, our, the sincerity. And over there, there is a woman and she's singing away. And she's placed there on purpose to to mock out the process to try and ridicule Islam. Yeah, this was the second intent if you like, but there's also another reading, which is why I definitely do her why I do her who's what, which means that
they wanted to
make a mockery out of Islam in general, here that they used to go they first of all, they bought and invested entertainment to divert others. Besides that, they also do another thing, which is to make fun of out of Islam. Yeah, to make a mockery out of Islam. Yeah, definitely that her hair goes back to civilian law. And we said civilian law refers to Islam and everything that it stands for.
Okay, now we come to the end of the verse, at the end of declaring all of this Allah says, Allah, Allah whom are the same
as for those people, upon them will be a punishment that is mahane mahane mean something that is humiliating, something that is shameful, something that is debasing.
This is the type of punishment that Allah has installed for these people on your mafia. Now this is the type of punishment is not just any punishment, it is a punishment that will make a man humiliated before others. And that is why it's a power law. If you look in the Quran, there are many doors, many doors given by the righteous people like in Surah Al imraan, the old Al Bab, they say, making a dua to Allah that indigenous Mariner Muna da unity man, you heard this verse right that we have heard the call meaning the call of the messenger of the Koran, and we have submitted ourselves and then they say a lot but a
lot. rusu Lika, Walla Walla, Zina, Yeoman Fiamma, don't humiliate us on Yeoman pm. Why? Because whoever is entered into the fire, indeed, he has been humiliated in front of everyone. We ask Allah to save us from that. So hey, Allah subhanaw taala saying that those people have a very humiliating punishment in the Hellfire on your multi Alma, no question.
A lot of Allah began this verse by saying, what meanness, referring to individuals? Yeah, there's that person over there. And this is what he does. But at the end of the verse, Allah is referring to plural, all of those people.
So how come the verse didn't end the way it began, in the singular that upon Him will be other than Him, rather Allah said upon them.
What do you think?
Very good. Yes, the brother Mashallah, he said that, because this punishment is not just for that individual or those individuals that invested money to do this rather it is for the fools that came and listened to them as well, that all those people that were duped by him, that neglected the message of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and just come and flock towards this person and towards his forms of entertainment and became completely healers.
Islam, a lysing. All of you, they are all the same. You all are to blame, the one who instigated this corruption and the ones that gave into it and the ones that followed it as well, hula eega llamada all of them together.
Okay, now the lessons that we learn.
The first lesson is about entertainment in Islam. What is it that we can say now about entertainment? In Islam? What is the Islamic perspective on entertainment? You know, in the time of the Prophet sallallahu, oralism, entertainment wasn't a big deal. Those people will share how to lower they were the masters of language. They were the masters of language. As for our times, people are the masters of entertainment. Here, the industry of entertainment is second to none in our time, it is the biggest industry out there. And I'll give you some give you an example just to illustrate how vast this industry is and how much money is plowed into it, and how much influence it has over
people. You guys know the novel series of Harry Potter, right?
There are seven novels for Harry Potter so far, as far as I know.
How many books how many novels how many copies of those novels have sold to today?
Very good millions, but any more than millions?
How many millions.
300 is even more than 300 500. Around 500 million copies of Harry Potter have been sold. I think this is 2013.
It has been translated into 73 languages
the books plus the movies, plus the branding is worth a total or in excess of more than $12 billion $12 billion
in a nassima yesterday, how did they invest?
Look at that. And this is just taking one example. I'm not talking about the movie industry. I'm not talking about the music industry. I'm talking about cinema. I'm just talking about one particular book and one particular film how much money has been made? How much how many people have watched it, how many people have read it, they said in America, that when I don't know which one one of the novels of Harry Potter came out in the first 24 hours, 1 million copies sold, the fastest selling book in history has gone down as the fastest selling book in history. Now that just puts in perspective, okay, the entertainment world that exists in our times.
What you need to understand is how do we see that in light of this verse, you see Allah subhanaw taala is relating to us a specific account, but that has universal application.
It is true that they are still people, in fact more people that yesterday will have this buying and investing in forms of entertainment. And is it also true that Leo will answer Lila that it is diverting people from the subject of a law? Yes or no? Yes, it is. It is doing that to a greater extent than it ever has done before. You see, sometimes when we read severely low or when you read Islam or when you read Quran, we say I don't think those guys made higher pata to stop reading Quran. Are you serious? No, who is saying is that the Quran and everything that stands for Islam gave guidelines that govern regulate every sphere of human life, every single part of human life.
Allah has spoken and given guidance about that here so
Islam and everything is stands for is definitely what those people don't want the audience to go to, for if they did, they'd be out of business. If people began to say you know what we need to look at Islam properly. Islam says music is haram. music is music is something that diverts is from our very purpose in life, which is to worship God. Tomorrow, the hill, stop listen to music. So, things that Islam stands for other very things that these entertainment industries would hate for the audience to go to. So it is very true. What made analyse media
The ILA will have at least the lance v law, that they do want to take people away from Islam and Islam calls for people to reflect over the very existence. Why are they here on this earth, it is for a purpose, which is to worship Allah, and to enslave yourself to Allah and to work towards the life to come. That is the very opposite to what these people want. And it is the opposite effect that it has on the minds of people. Because once the person gets engrossed in to movies, into music into entertainment, then the last thing is thinking about is a lot true or not. The last thing, people in a stadium watching a match are thinking about is their place in arsena. Yes or no. It is
true legal danceability law. It is the last thing that people think about when they're watching a movie in the cinema, as what would be my arsenal for watching this, this last thing to thinking about. Okay, so now we make it clear, this verse has a real link to our times. But in particular, what does Islam have to say about it and
Islam does not have one golden rule about anything, it is haraam full stop, it is halal full stop law, Allah subhanaw taala gave guidelines in the Quran and through the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and they are essentially three there are essentially three guidelines that individual a believer needs to reflect on. And then think about how he engages in entertainment whether that be playing with one's children, whether that whether that be watching something on TV on the internet, whatever, whether that be enjoying sports, whatever, there are three guidelines. Firstly, that particular form of entertainment cannot involve doing something haram obvious, you can't play poker
and say it's a form of entertainment. When poker is about gambling, and gambling is haram
that is obvious, you can't do things which are harmful, whether it is this or this any form of entertainment that is built upon Haram, like gambling, playing poker, or even music, listening and engaging in going those places listen to music or listen to music, all of this is entertainment, but it is entertainment harm. Therefore, that form of entertainment is also heard on
the second is that it should not make you miss an something that is obligatory upon you. It is obligatory to pray five times a day, it is obligatory to serve your parents at their request. If that particular form of entertainment or the way you are going about indulging in it is taking you away from Sala taking away from things that are watching upon you, that form of entertainment is also hung on you. Maybe your dispensation is such that when you pick up the ps3 or for the for
the ps4 that you lose your mind and you just play and play and play and play and then online is for Salawat
and I'm hungry.
You know if that's your disposition, at least hopefully, you missed everything that Allah has legislated for you to do in this day because of that, that thing is haram on you.
The third thing is that it should not preoccupy a great portion of your time. It should not be a form of time wasting so much time is wasted doing this. You know many of the scholars said playing chess is haram. Why? Because Seriously, this is up to you.
But playing chess This is wrong. Why? Because the nature of chess is that it goes on for hours
if you're a good player that is
if you're good at this game can take days if he I think the I used to watch just the the clips they used to come on TV are people playing and you know they have the two timers here and here right? So the guy is taking his turn and then
this game can go on for days.
And this is a problem for you and created to do this. In fact Allah subhanaw taala spoke about a local farm in a certain era verse number 51 or 55. Remember, Allah described so far by saying Allah Dena Dena, la wallarah bhanwar to hire to dunya that they are those that have taken the deen meaning their way of life as what level diversion amusement and let him gain
a lot of describing kuffaar him. This is the way they live their life meaning most of their time was spent on this.
It is a problem.
So these are three guidelines you need to know
Look at your own self and how you go about indulging in these forms of entertainment. If they include something Haram, then it's a big problem. If it is mostly Haram, then it is clear Haram. If it is taking you away from doing things that you know you're supposed to do, while jiba then it becomes heroin. And if it is something that may be it is not haraam universal, and you're able to control yourself and go away and do the watch. But but it consumes so much of your time, it is another problem. It is another problem. So these guidelines help a person Sharla to see, where does he fit with regards to entertainment? Okay, the second lesson is about an oily matter. So lots of
seeds, how the scholars of Islam made the fear of the Quran, how do we deal with the love and the fear? One companion said it means this and then he said, it means this. This verse is a good example, if not, above all, the love that Anima said, level Hadith refers to three things, three things of Hina singing, and then he said, listening to singing. And then he said boultham Hadees, that is balton Hadees. That is false. So is it the case that there are birds that are the low Dynamo saying that there are three different meanings to this verse?
No, in fact, they are three perspectives on the same meaning three perspectives on the same meaning this makes sense only singing? What is the person singing about Martin things that are of no concern things will not help me in architecture. So it is true you say is balton or you say the singing? But it is just about singing? Or is it about people listening? Yes includes all of them, the singer and the ones that are flocking to listen to him as well. So all these three opinions are in fact not different. They are to know what to know what means that they are different perspectives on the same meaning. And this is why given to me urashima law said the equity laugh intersil at the time of the
companions was pallial didn't was very literal, it was my new shape, it was very negligible. Very rarely the companions come up with with two different opinions about this. How comes because they learned that the scene from the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam, they learned it from the same source. When they related it, either they were relating it like this, where they were giving different perspectives on the same meaning.
Or they were giving two different opinions, but saying we know that what was related about this verse is either this or this meaning someone comes to you and says, What is the meaning here he says I know of two meanings. And I was taught two meanings. I heard one for some two meanings. And maybe those are two very distinct different meanings, okay. But anyway, the main
what you find predominantly is not if the love not different meanings, rather you find complementary perspectives on the same meaning. Okay, and to conclude, we can give another example of this in Surah Al 30, where we say, a lot of Muslim Ocelot and Muslim What does it mean? There are five views, five views. As in I'm asking Allah to give me Salama schema, there's five different things I could be asking for is are you saying that the reality is they are five views, which are different perspectives on the same meaning? They are enriching the meaning. Some of them said it means the Quran. Some of them said it means the prophets that Allahu Allah Saddam's way and the rightly guided
companions. Some of them said it means Islam.
Yeah, actually, it means the same thing. Islam is the Quran the way or the Islam is the Quran, everything is revolving around the same meaning. They are just enriching it. Yeah, I want to follow up on and I want to follow the Prophet salallahu alayhi wasallam. And I want to have Islam inside of me. This is everything you're asking for. And everything you're asking for, in fact, goes back to the same meaning. So it is not really different meanings for the different perspectives on the same meaning.
Allah subhanaw taala of speaking about
that type of individual that invest their money in entertainment to divert others from Islam and everything that stands for and just out of pure mockery.
Allah then narrates to us a continuation of that person was either too early or too late to that well documented on Columbus merch and a few new walkera. So this should have been really what it is.
When the Ayat of Allah are recited on him now this is speaking about the Quran itself. Wow. Dr. Xu says in what either is a wall of Silla meaning it's a continuation, the first verse For me the nurse email yesterday, now, he is now continuing on, these two verses shouldn't be separated they in fact, one, if you like, one verse in terms of meaning, this person, nobleman, Harris, if you were to see him that this is how he lives his life. Also, if you were to see this particular thing, what either what is Joomla shelter means that x is conditional, when notice when you see him when ever whenever the Koran is being recited on him, you see this particular reaction, okay, this person, whenever the
Koran is being recited to him, now you have to understand is an Arab, you know, someone's not reciting something, someone is speaking to him. He knows exactly what those words mean, to do linguistically. So when the message of Islam is being given to this person, one law, one law means that you turn around here to turn away, Mr. Kabira. And how does he turn away he turns away in a particular manner. Okay, he turns away we'll stick around is in the form of had meaning whilst he turns away whilst being arrogant, whilst being arrogant
can lead me as far as if he never even heard what was just being said, Can I feel the need to walk along as if his is his walk, what is walk around me, this is the linguistic meaning now walkera comes from the root of wapato, which can refer to respect and dignity. But it can also refer to something that is heavy, a heavy load here. And it can also based on that mean, inactive, being inactive, because when somebody is carrying something heavy, can't move much, yeah, it becomes less active, like the obese people, their weight prevents them from being active. Yeah. The other meaning is that of
being hard of hearing, being hard of hearing, or being deaf, acting deaf, not actually being deaf, but behaving as if you are deaf. So Allah is saying that when the eyes are recited upon him, it is as if he is walk or Hard of Hearing here, or like he is his Deaf fervor should be either been a limb, and so give him plaid tidings of a punishment that is a limb a punishment that is painful.
For him to play with him a lot. He has something interesting say he said that. This is showing us the impact of the arena of music and singing on the heart of a person, that the more a person sings or listens to people singing music, the more he becomes like this meaning the more it becomes a verse, to put on, listening to it, learning about it, and wanting to live by it. This is the impact on the heart, there is only one heart. When that heart is exposed to the center. It has an impact. The impact is it pushes out the truth. It pushes out the truth. And the greatest truth is the Koran. And moreover, it makes him behave in a particular way. It makes him averse when somebody comes to
him. He's not trying to read it himself. Somebody is they're reciting for onto him.
He finds it difficult
in the field and he walk around, and they even mentioned that it is known from experience if you go and visit those famous singers, musicians look at their life. They Muslim but look at their life. They are the ones that are furthest away from local
reality shows us that this verse is so true that those people will indulge in singing and entertainment in the entertainment world. They are the furthest away from the Hold on. What are the two snarly?
One was the cure, they turn away from it.
Allah said one, Mr. Kabira that they turn away whilst whilst experiencing arrogance and pride. This is an indication as to the very fundamental underlying reason why they went about yesterday law will hedis why or why did you spend money trying to do
Such an evil thing keeping others away from the truth. What was the main reason? Mr. That there is deep seated arrogance there. I don't want to worship God. I don't want to live by a religion nor do I want anybody else to Why? Because of arrogance that arrogance impacts on the way he behaves. Hey, I wonder that he actually turns away, if now as to say this is like conjuring up an image for us when you read this a man. There is another person next to him, and he's giving him down. He's giving him those telling him to come to Allah. He's telling him to change his ways. He's telling him to come to goodness, to be a good, decent human being a worship of Allah. And this person turns his
back one law, and he's walking away with his back to that person, that person is calling him to Allah. He's turned his back and now he's walking away. But how is he walking away? He's walking away. arrogantly. He's walking away with a sense of pride, religion that is beneath me. What do I need anything to do with that? Get away from me? What
this is like an imagery in our shoe says that it is bringing to the reader the audience.
column, yes. Now,
before I actually go into the next part, it also points towards the amazement that allies showing amazement towards this person, that he's not just turning away from someone giving him down, telling him to be a Muslim, towards the Ali. This is a person reciting the very best speech, the court on itself. I mean, what type of person do you have to be your Arab you understand the Arabic language and you know, the beautiful eloquence of this Quran, yet when it is recited to you, you turn away? How amazing is your arrogance? How amazing is your disbelief? It is not just turning away from anything. He's turning away from the Koran itself. He understands yet despite his understanding, he
has this arrogance. This arrogance makes him turn away what is returning away from the very best of all speech, the Koran itself.
lm Yes. Allah said it is as if, as if he hasn't heard it. He hasn't heard these verses.
And then Allah said, Can who can feed on a walker this heavy thing in his ear? There is this, this load in his AR, that makes him hard of hearing so he doesn't hear it. This having something heavy in the air refers to pain, discomfort that when he has the Koran, and the very powerful meanings that it brings, he feels pain, he feels uncomfortable, man, what are you talking to me about? Don't talk to him about this person comes to him say Hey, brother, life is not just a game. It's not about earning money. There's more to life than this. There's a life to come there is an actor, there's paradise, there's Hellfire, there is a resurrection. These words, make that person feel
uncomfortable, makes it's very painful for them to hear that. And so the way they behave,
Miss Maris never even heard it that they pretend as if they never even heard what you just said. They turn away and walk. But Allah says we know what you feel you are feeling a very painful message is uncomfortable because you want to live your life in the exact opposite way. your lifestyle is the exact opposite of what Brian is born into. So when the Quran comes to you, you find it very difficult, you find it very uncomfortable, it's part of love. A portion of this relates to every one of us, myself and all of us. When we learn the Quran and its meanings, we find things which are difficult for us. We just spoke about entertainment. How many of us love to listen to music? How
many of us love to watch films, how many of us love to play games all day long. When you hear these verses, it's difficult for those people is difficult. And this is difficult. Now but there is feeling
difficulty and uncomfortable in trying to submit yourself and there's a whole different thing in turning away completely true. You hear it you turn away forget about that, as far as we hear is difficult, but we will try to submit to that. And this is where the reward lies in submission. Allah does want perfect creatures He created us like our father.
prone to singing prone to mistakes yet, the test is do you get back up? Do you strive and do you want to submit yourself? Don't be like this individual when
Here's something of the Quran difficult. The way he reacts is forget it as if I never even heard
the question who the other okay?
If you imagine the very beginning we said this story was about novel in house, he went to Persian Rome gathered together stories came back and then began to relate them to other people in order to prevent them from listening to the prophets or long wives of them, for Bashir, who gave him glad tidings of a painful punishment. They said about this man novel, that after Makkah, when the Muslims migrated to Medina, there was a battle of butter, this man mother came together to fight and he was killed, he was killed at butter and that was his pain in this dunya in the Hara, Sebastian
alene gave him plant ties even greater punishment of a painful punishment look at the feet of this man, this is how he lived his life. This is how responded to the message of the Quran. And in the end this was his miserable fate to be tasting a painful punishment May Allah save us from that
The lesson that we learn just one less we said that this obscene inshallah we will try to cover aspects of theology up either what can we learn about either through these verses, any words expressions here that point to a lesson in theology, there is one here. Notice how Allah spoke about the disbelief but use a particular word. He didn't say that, when the verses of Quran are assigned to them, they make confirm what Allah say.
One, that he makes the one lead to what it means to turn away. Now what this teaches us and similar versus what Allah speaks about, Cofer using different words, is that Cofer is of different types. Cofer is of different types. Allah mentioned the word gopher. He mentioned technique. He mentioned a lot he mentioned, to one Lee Cooper
and also took a deep behind. And also judgment, judgment is another word used to describe Cooper. Now what this whole teaches us that goofer is not
only when a person disbelieved in their heart, man over there, this believes in Allah subhanho wa Taala. man over there, this believes in the prophets of Allah Hardison. That is one type of display. And inward time, he made Take a deep belying in his heart, yet,
to one law, is to turn away with one's body, literally turning away from the house.
This is an outward form of
Cofer gopher with the limbs.
Then there is another type. Joseph, Joseph means to argue. You are telling the person that look, there is a resurrection, man will be resurrected. He's arguing No, no, no, it's about reincarnation. Really. It's about reincarnation. You've got it all wrong. Human beings die. Their souls are transferred into another human being. he's doing.
He's making Kufa with his tongue. He's saying words of disbelief, like Allah said about the Christians call the Kaffir on the call in Allaha, who will mercy? Maria? Indeed, they have displayed notice and Allah said, Cofer indeed they have utterly disbelieved this ayah is in Surah, neither. They are to disbelieved how callooh they said, What did they say when areas we learn that Jesus is Allah? Jesus is Allah. Notice, hey, Allah spoke about the disbelief of the tongue of the tongue. So the dis to do Kufa is not just somebody says, in his heart, or even on his tongue, the kindness of luck, your disbelief actually manifested even in action. I'll give you an example.
Many of you may have seen a so called Muslim wore a T shirt. On this T shirt was the face of the supposed face of the profits of the long run lesson, made an absolute mockery about the greatest man to walk the face of this earth.
What did he say? He said, this is not mockery. This is my prophet. How can you accuse me of being a hypocrite? How can you accuse me of being a Catholic? I'm a Muslim.
This hair, this T shirt with the face or so called face of the process of them, doesn't mean that I'm a disbeliever. No
disbelief happens in a number of ways. You say words of disbelief, and you do actions of disbelief. And you can even disbelieve in your very heart as well. Sometimes it's a combination of all three. But if it is just one out of the three, it is still it is still disbelief. Now saying that person is a Catholic that is completely different. To pronounce excommunication to say he is
has a Jew process has his own qualifications criteria, that is a separate topic, a separate discussion, this person is doing Cooper, we can identify that how respond is by by giving him advice, trying to correct him as for wanting to call him a character that is something beyond us. That is something that only the people of knowledge can do. Why? Because there's a separate science connected to making the feet. But as for recognizing cofre that we learn a lesson here, that Cofer can be done with the tongue can be done in the heart and can be done with even the limbs one. They just turned away out of arrogance that is an act of Kufa. That is an act of Kufa. inshallah, we'll
hear we'll finish the dose. From the controller, Ilona