Bashar Shala – Friday Khutbah 14-06-2024

Bashar Shala
AI: Summary © The speakers discuss the importance of sacrificing for Islam during the season, including theielding of theielding and the importance of respecting others' lives. They stress the importance of not striking at each other's necks and not interfering on their property, as well as not spilling blood or interfering on their property. The speakers also remind participants to be prepared for the upcoming day of work and to pray for their health and family. Additionally, they provide details on the upcoming festival and suggest registering for ticket sales.
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We are living in the greatest blessed days

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of the entire year.

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The first days, 10 days of the Hijjah

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that culminate, that peaks

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at the 2 days of Arafah

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and then Eid al Abha.

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And it is important, brothers and sisters, not

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to let an occasion like this,

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a season like this.

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To pass us by

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without

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doing the right deeds and the righteous deeds

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during these days. And also reflecting

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and understanding

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on what these days mean.

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What this Eid means.

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What does Yom Arafah means

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to us?

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This aid is known as Eid al Abha.

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And that means the day of the sacrifice.

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And when we reflect on that we always

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think of the

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ram that was slaughtered, that was sacrificed

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for

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Isma'il alaihi salaam.

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But the meaning is much bigger than that.

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Eid al Adha,

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it's That is what Why it is one

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of the greatest aids of Islam if not

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the greatest aid. We have only 2 of

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them.

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And this Eid is called Al Eid Al

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Kabir. It's the biggest Eid. It's the big

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Eid.

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Because the meaning of sacrifice brothers and sisters

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is essential in our religion. With that sacrifice,

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Islam could not have been spread.

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With that sacrifice,

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Islam

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could not have reached us.

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With that sacrifice,

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we can now reach Jannah.

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We have to sacrifice in this dunya

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to attain the pleasure of Allah subhanahu wa

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ta'ala.

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So the concept, the idea of sacrifice,

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not only need to be celebrated

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but lived

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and understood.

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And know that nothing comes for free.

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And especially when it comes to Jannah,

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it's never free.

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It's actually

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an expensive thing to buy. An expensive thing

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to get.

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The goods that Allah is offering us is

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expensive, is precious.

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It has a lot of value and that

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is the Jannah. And without the idea of

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sacrifice,

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brothers and sisters, we cannot reach there.

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When we reflect on Ibrahim, why is the

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Hajj is so linked to Ibrahim alayhis salaam?

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When we do

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the sai, we are walking in the footsteps

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of Hajar, the wife of Ibrahim alaihis salam.

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When we are Dua the Rami,

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we are mimicking and emulating

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what Nabiullah Ibrahim alayhis salatu wa sallam has

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done.

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Why is the hajj is so linked to

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Ibrahim?

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We we make tawaf around the the house

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that he built along with Ishmael.

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Because Ibrahim

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symbolizes

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the concept of sacrifice.

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Ibrahim

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is the role model

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of what you would sacrifice

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and how would you sacrifice it.

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Ibrahim alaihis salam started off with sacrificing his

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own self

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when he was thrown in the fire for

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the sake of La ilaha illallah Muhammadur Rasoolullah.

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Ibrahim alaihis salam

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sacrificed his watan, his dwelling, his home home

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city, hometown, homeland.

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He sacrificed all of that, left it all

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behind, and made hijrah,

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and moved from where he was in Iraq

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to Palestine.

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Ibrahim alaihis salam sacrificed

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his wife and infant child when he was

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ordered by Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala

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to leave them in a valley that has

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no cultivation, that has no fruit, that has

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no nothing that will grow in it.

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And he did.

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He did without questioning.

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And when Hajar

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wanted to question this act that that seems

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to be on its hour, so harsh, uncalled

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for.

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What's the purpose of it?

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And she asked him, Yeah Ibrahim, where are

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you leaving us?

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And she called on him 3 times, and

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then he's not replying. He didn't even turn

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around so his heart doesn't break.

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And then she said,

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Is it Allah that ordered you and joined

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upon you, commanded you to do this? And

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he said,

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yes, And she said, with the iman, with

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the sabr, with the yaqeen, with the certainty

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of the believer,

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then Allah

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will not let us go astray.

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And then the ultimate

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story of sacrifice, the one that we

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celebrate every year,

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is when Ibrahim alaihi salam was ordered and

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given a command through a dream

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to sacrifice

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to slaughter his own son

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for the sake of Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala.

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And Ibrahim alaihis salam, when he was given

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those clear signs repeatedly

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in his malam, in his sleep,

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he didn't question

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what is the wisdom of this?

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What what can I get out of killing

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my own son?

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He did never question that. And the reason

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I'm mentioning that, brothers and sisters, is a

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lot of times when we hear a command

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from Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala to do this

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or to do that, many people ask, well,

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what is the wisdom of it?

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The wisdom of it is Allah commanded

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it. The wisdom of it is this is

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the will of Allah,

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and we are the people that say

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We are the people that say we hear

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and we obey.

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We don't question

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the orders and the commands. Once we know,

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once we are certain that it came from

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Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala and his messenger, Muhammad

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sallallahu alaihi wa sallam, we don't say why.

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We don't ask why.

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And we shouldn't ask why. If anyone should

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have asked why, it would be Ibrahim when

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he was told to kill his own son.

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And he never did. And when Isma'il alaihis

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salam

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heard about this, he didn't say, oh, my

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father, Abra'atuh

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Alam, you know, this dream may be just,

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you know,

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a a weird thing. You shouldn't he didn't

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say that.

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He didn't say, my father, you're getting old,

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and I'm afraid you may be getting confused

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about what you want.

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He never questioned at all the will of

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Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta'ala. Instead, he said,

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Oh, my father, do what you are commanded

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to do.

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Sacrifice.

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Sacrifice

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is

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the ultimate thing that we do in this

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in this Eid, brothers and sisters.

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The companions of Rasulullah salallahu alaihi wa sallam

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followed his example. The example not only of

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Ibrahim,

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but of our Messenger, Muhammad sallallahu alaihi wa

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sallam, who sacrificed

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everything in this world

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for La ilaha illallah, and for this call,

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for this dawah to reach us,

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for us to be Muslims.

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And the sahaba understood that.

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And there was nothing dear to them. Nothing

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was too much to give for the sake

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of Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta'ala.

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Starting with their lives,

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with their property,

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with their homes, with everything they owned. We

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know

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many stories, and I can mention just touch

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on some of them. Because we cannot mention

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all the sacrifices that the sahaba made, that

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the companions of Rasulullah

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made.

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Abdulrahman ibn Affwan 1 was one of the

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richest people in Quraish. And for the sake

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of Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala left everything behind,

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and he took only 5 dinars with him

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when he made hijrah.

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So Haybuk Nusinan

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Radhiallahu

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an, when he was about to leave Mecca,

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he was stopped. And they said, You suhayb,

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you came to us with nothing,

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and now you want to leave with your

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money, and your wealth, and everything you gained

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right here in Makkah, and follow Muhammad

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sallallahu alaihi wa sallam. And he said, how

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about if I give you everything I have?

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He didn't negotiate. He said, I'll give you

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20%,

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50%.

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Let's just see what would they will settle

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on. He said, I will immediately, he said,

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I will give it all to you. Is

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that what you're following me for?

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I will give you everything.

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And he did, and they let him go.

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And when rasulullah sallallahu alaihi wa sallam saw

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him, he said,

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Your trade has is profitable.

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What you sacrificed

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is nothing

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compared what you what you what you are

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gonna get.

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Musa'ab ibn Umayr

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He was

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the most

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I would say I wouldn't say spoiled, but

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most

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purse people in Quraysh, most of the young

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people of Quraysh that had such a good

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life, a luxurious life, a life that is

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so filled with so much gift.

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He was from a rich family. He was

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a handsome

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person with charisma,

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And he would be known from how well

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he's dressed in Quraysh.

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You know, we have fashion and trendsetters.

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And Musa'ib Nur Umair, people will look at

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him and just see how well he's dressed

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and how nice he smelled.

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And then when he became a Muslim, he

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left all of that behind,

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and his family disowned him.

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And he went to Rasulullah salallahu alaihi wa

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sallam with nothing, and then he was martyred

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on the day of Uhud.

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And then when he was martyred, they looked

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at everything he owned, and he had only

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one garment. And they went and tried to

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make that one garment his.

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If they cover his head, his feet will

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show. And if they cover his feet, his

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head will show.

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That was the richest

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young man in Quraish

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who sacrificed everything. And that made tears come

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to the eyes of Rasoolullah salallahu alaihi wa

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sallam. And he said, wallahi, I saw you

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when you were in that nina. When you

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were in that station. And now I see

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you like this.

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But that is the bay that is the

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trade that we make with Allah subhanahu wa

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ta'ala. Every Sahabi sacrificed, and they sacrificed everything

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they have

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for the sake of Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala.

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Even Abdullah ibn Maktoum Al Ama, the blind

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man.

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He wanted to go to jihad

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He wanted to sacrifice.

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And then he went to and they said,

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what are we gonna do with you? You're

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blind.

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You're blind. He said, yeah. I can hold

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the banner. Because when they come at me,

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I can see them, so I cannot run.

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I will be here holding the banner for

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you.

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And he was martyred,

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Radiallahu an.

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This sacrifice

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these sacrifices that we we we had. These

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sacrifices

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of the messenger of Allah, the sahaba of

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Rasulullah.

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And everyone, every alim, every sheikh should not

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go astray, brothers and sisters. We should

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honor that. We should cherish that.

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We should make that so precious and adhere

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to it and have our own sacrifice. When

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we go through difficulty,

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when our ummah is going through difficulty, we

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should have that faith in our hearts.

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That nothing comes with that sacrifice.

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That nothing will be achieved with that sacrifice.

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And we don't determine what Allah subhanahu wa

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ta'ala

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is commanding

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of us to sacrifice.

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Ibrahim sacrifices his own life, his own wife,

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his own son.

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That is

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the meaning of Eid ul Adha.

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And the day of Arafah,

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who will we witness tomorrow insha'Allah

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is one of the greatest days of the

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year.

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It is the day where Rasulullah salallahu alaihi

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wa sallam

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made his one and only and final Hajj.

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Hajjulwada.

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And he gave his speech. He gave his

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recommendations.

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He gave us his wasiya.

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He gave us his will on that day.

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And then he said,

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That your blood is so sacred.

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Your money is sacred.

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Just like how sacred this day is

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in this month

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and in this town, in this place, which

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is Arafa, Saeed Arafa or Makkah, Al Haram

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of Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta'ala.

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After I leave

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and that was that's why it was the

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will of Rasool Allah Sallalahu Alaihi Wasallam. He

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was preparing this Umma for what is to

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come.

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Don't be striking your at each other's necks.

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Don't be spilling your own blood. Don't be

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taking your own money. Don't be don't be

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interfering on each other's property

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because it is sacred.

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Just like how sacred this month is and

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how sacred that day is and how sacred

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that place was.

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And then he, sallallahu alaihi wa sallam, said

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in the Khutbah, in this faith in this

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will,

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Fear Allah

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in your woman.

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You have taken these women, your wives, your

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spouses

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with the word of Allah.

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They became halal to you because of Allah.

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It's only noble,

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generous,

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honorable people that honor their wives

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and their women.

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And it's only

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mean and wretched people

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who do not do that.

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The best of you are those who are

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best to their families.

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And Ahel can mean the entire family, but

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also in Arabic can mean the spouse,

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your wife.

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And I am the best of you to

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my wife. I am the best of you

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to my family.

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Follow my example, sallallahu alaihi wasallam said.

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And then equality.

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We should never look

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upon each other as I am better than

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you or you are better than me because

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of where I come from or where you

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come from. Because of the skin color.

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Because of how we talk.

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Or what language we speak.

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Rasulullah Sallallahu

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Alaihi Wasallam said

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in this famous quote of this

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Oh people, oh humanity,

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everyone.

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Your lord is 1.

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Your creator is 1.

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And your father is 1.

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You all go back to Adam.

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And Adam goes back to the soil, to

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the dust, to this, to the to the

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dirt of this earth.

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That's where you came all from.

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We all came from the very same origin.

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So he said,

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there is no fable, there is no status,

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there is no rank that the Arab has

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over a non Arab, or a white has

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over a black.

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The only way

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that we have honor

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is the taqwa.

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That those who have most taqwa

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are those are the ones who are favored

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within Allah before Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta'ala. And

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when it comes to that, Rasulullah salallahu alaihi

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wa sallam said,

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3 times he pointed to his heart, to

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his chest. He said, there's this is where

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taqwa is. Taqwa is not a garment you

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wear. It's not a word you say. Only

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Allah can see how much taqwa we have.

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And when Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala sees how

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much taqwa we have, he will honor us

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depending on that. So none of us can

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claim.

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None of us can say, I have more

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taqwa than this person or that person has

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more. It's only Allah that knows that.

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So reach

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to Allah with Taqwa

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fearing Allah, subhanahu wa

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ta'ala. Watch, be watchful of Allah, be mindful

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of Allah, subhanahu wa ta'ala.

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Let's reach the station of Ihsan where we

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worship Allah, subhanahu wa ta'ala, as if we

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see him. And if we don't see him,

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then he sees us and we have that

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deep belief in that.

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Is to fear Al Jalil, the almighty Allah

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And to be to to fit our lives,

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to model our lives after the Tanzil,

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after the book of Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala.

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And to be prepared for the day of

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departure

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because brothers and sisters, this dunya is

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short.

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It's temporary.

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Whether it's good or bad,

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whether it we are rich or poor, whether

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we are healthy or sick,

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this is temporary.

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This will all pass.

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And it will be nothing but a mirage,

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but a but a but a but a

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a thing of the of that has no

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value

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except our deeds, except what we take before

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Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala. So let's enrich our

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status before Allah. Let's enrich our deeds, and

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let's fill our hearts with taqwa.

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We are let's let's make taqwa

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It's our goal, not gathering the dunya,

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but increasing

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our closeness and our taqwa to Allah, subhanahu

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wa ta'ala.

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The day of Arafah

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is the day

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where Allah

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revealed a verse

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that a rabbi, a scholar of the Jewish

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faith came to Rasulullah

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or came to Umar

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and he said,

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you have a verse in your book

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that if we had it, we would make

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it a day of Eid. We would make

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it a day of celebration.

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We would commemorate that day.

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And Umar said, which ayah is this?

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And the scholar

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said Today,

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I have completed your religion for

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you, and I have

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perfected my my bounty, my gift upon you.

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And, I am Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta'ala says,

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I'm pleased and satisfied with Islam as your

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religion. And Umar Radhiallahu Anhu said, wallahi, I

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know where it was revealed

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and when it was revealed and on what

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occasion it was revealed. It was revealed on

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the day of Arafa on Rasulullah Sallallahu Alaihi

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Wasallam

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when he was standing there before Allah. And

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it is a day of age for us.

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It is a day that we commemorate.

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So brothers and sisters,

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let's do our best

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in our fasting tomorrow

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for those who are able,

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in remembering Allah, subhanahu wa ta'ala, and making

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dua on the day that dua will not

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be turned by allah subhanahu wa ta'ala.

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And remember the best of zikr,

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the best of phrases that we can say

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is what Rasulullah Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam taught us

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what to say.

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Keep saying it a 100 times, a 1000

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times if you can that day. His Rasool

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Allah Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam said, this is the

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best that I've ever said on a day

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like this and what the prophets before me

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have said. That's the best dua.

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That's the best way you get close to

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Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala. But, yes, you can

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make dua for any other thing you want

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of this dunya and in akhirah, for your

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parents, for your children.

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Dedicate that day for dua.

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Get close to Allah, subhanahu wa ta'ala, and

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be prepared for the day of Eid,

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the day of the sacrifice.

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For those who are able,

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do your sacrifice.

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And the sacrifices after salatulayid.

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It has to be done after we pray

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Eid.

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And it is for the next 3 days

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after that.

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So take advantage of it. And if you

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cannot afford 1,

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have another person maybe share half with you.

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Or 4 people

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that would do a quarter each. But if

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you can do anything, do it.

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That is the day when we get close

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to Allah

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with this particular Ibadah, with the Ibadah of

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sacrifice.

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And also during the Eid, we have to

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remember our arham. We have to remember our

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kinship. We have to connect

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with those who don't connect with us.

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The person who connects the Rahim,

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Allah will connect him. And the wasal al

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Rahim is not the person who connect those

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who connect them back.

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The wasal is the one who connects those

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who cut him off.

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So remember that. Reach out.

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Be the person that will give the first

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salaam,

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the first

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gesture

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of

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reconciliation

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and

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fill those days

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with the mention of Allah

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with the tahleel and a tahmid and a

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tasbih.

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Fill those days with dimension of Allah subhanahu

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wa ta'ala.

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And

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make sure your families

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are according to your ability, according to what

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you can provide.

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Give them what they need to be happy

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on this day.

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Spoil your children on that one day

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for the sake of Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala.

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But most of all, this aid comes

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with our hearts bleeding.

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This aid comes

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with deep

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pain

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that we all have, and we cannot forget

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that.

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We cannot

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put that aside.

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Muslims are suffering all over the world,

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but our current wound

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that is bleeding heavily

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is in Gaza.

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We should remember those brothers and sisters, those

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families, those women and children, those elderly

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on the day of Arafa.

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Make dua to them as much as possible.

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Remember them in your heart.

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Feel their pain.

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Feel their suffering.

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Be with them. If you cannot be with

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them with your body and with physically,

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be with them with your heart,

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and be with them with what you can

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give. Be with them with what you can

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do to ease their pain. And ask Allah

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to accept their shuhada. Ask Allah to accept

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their

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Ask Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala to accept their

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sacrifice

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because will Allah either doing the ultimate sacrifice

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for this ummah. Allah either standing on the

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front line

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for this ummah for every one of us.

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And they're given everything

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with a smile, with the word of

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for the sake of Allah and for this

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religion and for our sake. The the simplest

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thing we can do, the least we can

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do is to be with them, with what

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we can do, what we can give with

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our hearts and with our dua.

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Still

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still

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Oh, long.

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A few lead details, inshallah. So our lead

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is gonna be Sunday, June 16th, and it'll

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be held at the Memphis Sports and Event

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Center,

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which is 995

00:43:34 --> 00:43:36

Early Maxwell Boulevard, where it was held last

00:43:36 --> 00:43:38

time for Eid al Fitr when Masjid al

00:43:38 --> 00:43:40

Salam hosted it. There's gonna be 2 prayers.

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There will be the 7:30 AM prayer, 9:30

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AM prayer.

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The first one, 7:30. Sheikh

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will be the Khateeb.

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And then the second one,

00:43:50 --> 00:43:51

9:30 am,

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will be the katib for that one.

00:43:54 --> 00:43:56

There will be multiple entrances for people to

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enter from, as well as multiple parking lots.

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Inshallah, we've expanded the number of entrances from

00:44:01 --> 00:44:02

last time.

00:44:03 --> 00:44:05

So again, that's this Sunday at the Memphis

00:44:05 --> 00:44:08

Sports and Events Center at 7:30 AM 9:30

00:44:08 --> 00:44:09

AM.

00:44:09 --> 00:44:11

Make sure that you register online,

00:44:12 --> 00:44:13

edmemphis.eventbrite.com.

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And there, you'll also find all the details

00:44:17 --> 00:44:19

mentioned and more, inshallah.

00:44:19 --> 00:44:20

The festival

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will be Saturday,

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June 22nd. And that will be here at

00:44:24 --> 00:44:24

MIC

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from 5 pm to 10 pm, inshallah.

00:44:27 --> 00:44:30

And that'll be outside on the MIC campus

00:44:30 --> 00:44:30

grounds.

00:44:31 --> 00:44:32

There are $7 tickets if you want to

00:44:32 --> 00:44:34

be involved have your kids involved in all

00:44:34 --> 00:44:36

the different activities that are available.

00:44:37 --> 00:44:39

That will be next Saturday.

00:44:39 --> 00:44:40

For tomorrow,

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day of, since everybody will be fasting, there

00:44:42 --> 00:44:45

will be no barbecue. Inshallah, we'll resume those

00:44:45 --> 00:44:48

barbecues after the Eid festival. So the Saturday

00:44:48 --> 00:44:49

after the Eid festival, Inshallah.

00:44:51 --> 00:44:51

Lastly,

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we have coming back to Memphis,

00:44:54 --> 00:44:55

Saturday,

00:44:55 --> 00:44:56

July 6th.

00:44:57 --> 00:44:59

And we're bringing Mufti Hussain Kamani and Mufti

00:44:59 --> 00:45:00

Abdul Wahid,

00:45:00 --> 00:45:02

who are gonna be talking about

00:45:02 --> 00:45:04

the journey of Musa, Insha Allah. And that's

00:45:04 --> 00:45:05

gonna be going on from 6 to 10

00:45:05 --> 00:45:07

pm, and tickets are available for you to

00:45:07 --> 00:45:09

register for that as well.

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