Channel: Bilal Assad
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Salam aleikum Warahmatullah wabarakatuh hamdu lillah wa salatu salam ala Rasulillah. All early he also having a woman who Allah, my brothers and sisters, welcome back. This is our third lesson about the summarized version of the football of Salah to the actions and sayings and what we do in salary and what we can't do and so on.
So, today Inshallah, I'm going to talk about
I'm going to talk about what we call the 14 pillars
of solid. It's number 114 pillars, number two, the eight obligatory things in solid,
14 pillars of solid, eight obligatory things in solid. And finally, what we call the voluntary or the better, a better word for the correct word is the Sunnah, acts and sayings of salad. And the fourth thing we're going to talk about is if you miss out the pillars of salad, what do you do? If you miss out on any of the obligations of salad? What do you do? And if you miss out on any of the Sooners of the salad, what do you do and I'm going to explain the difference between each one what each one means. So pay attention and shout a low to Isla usually something like this, I would give it in just you know two by two or one by one but inshallah hope if you want to write them down you
can inshallah Jota Isla and we're recording it so whoever wants it from the Preston Mosque, the Honorable hotdog, Masjid, Facebook or website.
So, Allahu wa Stein will begin in sha Allah who died.
So my dear brothers and sisters, as I said before Salat is divided into three main parts,
the pillars, the obligations, and the Sooners, what is the difference?
The pillars in the in football terms, which is called a can of solid the or can it's like a colonel Islam or can will email the pillars, the pillars of the solid are the most important and your solid cannot be valid, it's invalid. If you miss out any of the 14 pillars of solid,
you will have to repeat either the entire solid again, or parts of the solid again, they're called the 14
pillars solid is invalidated. If you miss out any of these pillars. And to validate it again, you would have to either repeat the whole solid or parts of I'll explain later in Shell
the obligatory acts a little bit less than a pillar. Your solid is not invalidated just by missing them.
If you miss them deliberately, your salad is invalidated. If you miss them mistakenly or forget fully. Your salad is not invalidated, but there's something you have to do at the end of the solid. You don't have to repeat anything. But there's something you have to do at the end of the salad, which is called social disapproval, or says the tastes are
the soldiers of forgetfulness or mistake. The last thing is the Sooners. sunnah means the practices of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam or his sayings. But, and the scholars have helped us you know, along the way throughout the centuries, throughout the decades, the centuries to teach us what were the Sooners. The Sooners are basically the acts and sayings that the Prophet peace be upon him said or did
in anything but here we're talking about the solid so in the solid,
you are free, it's optional. You do them or you choose not to do them. It doesn't matter if you deliberately leave them out
or you forget them. It doesn't matter it doesn't affect your Salat at all. They are completely optional, but they are a sunnah which means they are part of the salah they are part of the deen they are part of the Sharia part of the what was sent down from Allah subhanho wa Taala to the Prophet peace be upon him, but in the form of an optional voluntary if you want to increase the value of your Salah Do you want to make it better you want more Hassan add more rewards for it. Then you can do them and if you leave them out, it doesn't affect your Salette whatsoever. You don't have to repeat it
anything, but you just don't earn that extra those extra points, there's extra rewards that the Select is not as valuable as it could have been. It's like when you, when you're at school, you submit to your teacher, an assignment or a project. And there are things that you can't leave out, if you leave them out, they'll give you the assignment back, or they'll fail you. And there are things that you should say them, but if you don't say them,
you know, they'll take out major
marks, and there are things in your assignment that if you want to do then they'll just add some of them up. But that went take off any of your marks does that kind of make sense? So you want to make a nice border to your page, you want to use it in nice fonts, you want to decorate it a little bit more, you put a little bit of diagrams you weren't asked to do but it just makes it nicer. So these things
you know, the increase in your assignments. So same thing in solat, that kind of thing. So how many categories have you got? How many things how many things is the quarter the solid divided into three? What are they who can repeat them? Pillars?
obligations? Sooners, okay, you got it. Now let's go into them in sha Allah, the pillars,
with a slight difference of opinion among the scholars about a couple of them, only two of them that I know of. So from here on, we're going to now get into the technical part where we're going to see differences of opinions among scholars. That's folklore, folklore, myths, jurisprudence, how you practice your deen, there's going to be some things that are not clear cut in our religion, they are left open to the scholars to help us understand them a little bit more. And it's not a problem at all brothers and sisters, focus on matters that are not clear cut are not a problem at all. You can follow either or either or whichever one Imam that you trust and you speak to or if you follow even
a school of thought. I'm not going to go into that in detail today. But there are things called schools of thought. The mother hip, they are the known Hanafi
the Hanafi, Maliki Sheffield and the humbly schools of thought that survived throughout the ages. There were others but they survived throughout the ages. I've got to talk about the format perhaps of the 40 Memes I gave a long time ago things 2011 It's on YouTube, if you want to go have a look at it just to give yourself a refresher. It's just a summary. It doesn't go into detail. So you can familiarize yourself with what are these four schools of thought, okay, and they are valid in the Sharia in sha Allah, but they are not what we say. They're not make or break, then they're not the they help us understand our religion.
So anyway, here we go.
What are the 14 pillars of solid?
is a difference of opinion.
It's called the NIA, the intention.
difference of opinion hell. Some of the scholars said it is a pillar.
And others they said you don't need to call it a pillar because intention for any act of worship
is a pillar.
It's not just for solid, you understand? The rest of the pillars are just for solid, the NIA it is a pillar, but for every act of worship, solid, fasting say that God has all the acts of worship. Nia intention is a pillar you have to have it otherwise what are you doing Allah Subhana Allah, you know, he wants to know what you're doing. Right? So intention, and you know, Al Prophet peace be upon him. He said,
In the Malama luminette. All actions are judged by your intentions. What are you doing them for? And this is what makes the biggest difference about any action you do. Any statement you make. Whatever you do, you might help someone truly because you're genuine, and you truly hope for Allah God to record what you've done in your records and reward you for it.
Along with doing something good because you enjoy goodness and you enjoy helping people. Some people their intention to help you is for a financial gain and that's it. That's what you're gonna get. Some people they intend to be pleasant only to impress someone or maybe a girl or a guy because they want to
attract them anyway, in our religion, there is a foundation, you will only receive the rewards or the consequence of your intention. Why did you do what you do what you did? Why did you do what you did? Very important concept. But because we're talking about prayer and select the five daily prayers, you know, that's a topic of its own. But it suffices me to say this one statement of our Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him, he said, Beware, for on a day of judgment, there will be three people, one of them is a scholar. The other one is a charity giver. And the third one is someone who was a warrior, and fought to protect and defend.
Allah will ask the scholar, what did you do with the knowledge I gave you, and a scholar will say, You, my Lord, I taught it for your pleasure. And I did it for your sake. And I did it. So you may see it, and I did it. Because I love you, Allah will tell him you are lying. And the angels will say you are lying. And Allah will say you only did it so that people can call you a Knowledgeable, Wise scholar. That's all you did it for because you wanted to, you want your reputation to look good. And so you receive that you were called, and your entire life received that reputation. Today, you have nothing with me. That was your intention. I'll give you what you intended. The third, the second
person, the charity giver, says, Yeah, I gave the wealth that you provided me with in my life, for your sake, and to please you, and I want to draw love and all that stuff. And Allah will say you're lying, and the angels will say you're lying. And he will say you only gave charity so that people can call you a generous person. You worked yourself on YouTube, you put yourself on Instagram, and you took a photo while giving it to the poor and the needy, because you wanted to get some likes, and you got it, and you earned your wealth for it. And that's what you did it for. And that was your intention. Today, you have nothing you've already got what you intended for. And the third one is
the warrior who died and protecting and defending and he will say My Lord, I use my blood and my body, you know, for your sake, I did it so that can protect the poor and the vulnerable and the oppressed and so on.
But Allah will say you're lying, the angels will say you're lying, you only did it so that people can call you a hero. That's why you did it. You didn't do it for any other reason. You will after the glory on Earth. And you got that. So today you have nothing at the end of the day brothers and sisters, really and truly Allah His name is Aladdin. He's the fear and the just, and he really leaves it up to you, you have the choice, you get to choose what your end is going to be where do you want to go? Your choice is based on your intention.
Now sorry for I went a little bit more on that. But I saw some guests with us here and people and some Muslims who first time I see them and other people who may need a little bit more explanation. So because the topic today is mostly for people already know the foundations of Islam, the religion, you already have studied it. So I'm going to technicalities now about the aspects of solid
anyway. So in them in our mellow vignette, all actions are judged by their intentions. Your intention is what matters when you do something.
My brothers and sisters we move on. When you're about to do select the first pillar of select is your intention has to be right. Why have you come to pray? Do you know what you're praying? Are you aware of which prayer you're doing?
That is inside the heart.
That is in were inside the heart. I'll give you an example. If you're about to drink water to quench your thirst. And you know, the reason why you're drinking water is to quench your thirst, your thirst. And you know that what you're doing you are aware of what you're doing and you're doing it for that purpose. Do you have to say it with your mouth. You have to say I now intend to drink water in order to quench my thirst at this particular time. And then you drink. You don't say it with your mouth. The intention is were in the heart. So in Islam, it's the same any act of worship that you do. God Allah knows what's inside your heart. You don't need to say it. For Allah says in the Quran.
When Allah colloquial in Santa Ana Hanako, Elohim and Hublin worried we created the human and we are closer to him or her than their own jugular vein than the blood that flows through your own arteries and veins. Allah knows your intention knows your heartbeat knows the cell that is inside your blood. So your intention is what matters to Allah.
And there is a beautiful statement of our Prophet peace be upon him he said in hola Alejandro de la Sawari Comala ELO Sam Ecomondo my own Zorro ala colo be como ella our Malecon Allah is not
Allah does not look at your bodies and your features. Allah doesn't look at your features and how you look at the good looking or, or not so good looking or whether you're big or small, what you look like, but Allah looks at your hearts and your actions, actions and hearts goes hand to hand. But an action without a good intention is an invalid action.
You can't have an action that is good without the proper intention with it.
So the solid is the intention and it is in the heart, the moment you come to make solid prayer and you lift your hands up to say Allahu Akbar, the intention is right there. Okay, what is your intention in your heart? Let's say for example, you have come to praise the Lord or the midday prayer.
The moment you say Allahu Akbar, the intention is what your intention is already there. You're there to pray, which prayer? The Lord prayer.
When now, are you aware of that? Yes, that's enough. And the reason I'm emphasizing this brothers sisters, because there's something called whispers of the mind, some people they get this whispers, and they become they get into this obsessive compulsive
whispers in their head through the door right there or not do it right. Am I doing the right prayer? No, no, my intention was right, what is an intention to keep going so much until they get into a compulsive disorder? So in Islam, it's a very simple worship is simple God did not make Allah did not make religion difficult on people. So your intention is to pray to Allah in that particular select at that time.
Some people now say but,
you know, do we have to say it with our mouth? Some scholars, they said you should say it with your mouth. I'll just go for two minutes on this one if you like some people, just in case some people who want to know, you know, when they listen, some people have different opinions, and they're quite zealous on this topic. Subhanallah you shouldn't be zealous on it. But some people they go, No, you must say with your mouth. I intend to do this at this time. And others they say no, if you say it with your mouth, you are innovating in the religion, you should not say it. My brothers and sisters, it's much more simpler than that. Let's not go into technicalities where we divide on matters that
are simple. Let me tell you something. You know the four schools of thought that I told you about all of them are enormously Gretton knowledgeable groups of scholars that nothing failed them, masha Allah, but this is what they deferred. Some said that it is better to say it with your mouth, I intend. The reason I'm saying because I know a lot of Muslims, this is a heated topic for them. They say I intend to pray Salah to Lahore you know behind the Imam at this time for a cause for the sake of Allah.
The scholars who said this, there's a group of the Shafia isn't a group of the
Hanafis and a group of the humble is the group of the Maliki's said no. And a large group of the humble is also said no. So you can see this difference of opinion. But what did they say? They said it is Mr. Hub, it is recommended to say it with your mouth I intend while your intention is in your heart. All of them agree that intention is in the heart. If it's not in the heart, there's nothing acceptable. But they say say it in case there's whispers in your head just to affirm it to yourself. I come to praise a Latin and you say to yourself like it just kind of confirming it to yourself that don't say it is a sunnah.
Listen carefully read the sisters little piece of knowledge for those who want to know a little bit more about Islam. There's something called sunnah. And something called muster hub was the hub means recommended and something called sunnah means the Prophet said it or did it himself. What is the difference? I recommend that can be a sunnah and sometimes it's not a sunnah, recommended, it could be scholars telling us their opinion, saying it's recommended for you in the case, that if you find that hard, you've got whispers about your intention, just say it to yourself very solid and it just to sort of remind yourself what you're doing. So it's like talking to yourself. That's all it is. I
didn't say it's part of religion. It didn't say it's a sunnah. They just said, what's the hub meaning we recommend that and this is I think, where a lot of people misunderstand the difference between was the hub and Sunnah. sunnah again, is the actions and sayings of the Prophet peace be upon him. And was the hub can be there's the actions and saying all scholars, educational guests, their opinion, their recommendation for a different purpose, not saying it's part of the religion, and I think this is where the misunderstanding is.
Yeah, now the opposite. There are those who say no, it is a bit. It is an innovation in the religion to say with your mouth I intend.
And they quote to you, for example, the Maliki's and some of the humble as they say, and we consider this a Buddha, which is true, but you see brothers and sisters, let me tell you something.
I wish I didn't have to talk about this so much.
but I'll just say it very quickly in sha Allah and please, you know, have mercy on me. I don't want people stopping the lead and say no, but you're wrong. And this chef said this, please don't do that. We're over that this. I've been through that for years and years, and I'm, I'm tired of it. So here we go. bid on my dear brothers and sisters is of three types. There's the bid die, which makes the person go out of the fold of Islam when people innovate into the religion that takes them out of the fold. And there is a type of innovation which makes the person corrupted in their beliefs, but they don't go out of the fold. And there is a third type of bidder which is called literally will
lie. This is all it is the difference of opinion among the scholars, scholars, sometimes called difference of opinion among the scholars as a Buddha as what we say innovation, but what it means to me, the terminology means that there is a difference of opinion it's not doesn't mean that you are out of the fold of Islam, you're doing something major sin no, no, no. And this is where I think the confusion is. And here is here are here are just two examples. I'll give you Imam an nawawi great Imam izany Imam, an nawawi you will know about Imam and Noah, we, those who know a little bit more about religion. Okay. There's a great email called Imam and now he wrote one of the books he wrote
is the 40 Hadith of Imam and a great scholar that is undisputed right, that he is one of the great high ranking scholars of all time. What he said was,
he quoted that
if you pass wind, then you should go and use water to clean your backside. Sorry for the expression. It's called a stingy app. Right if you pass wind
and some scholars said this was the hobbits recommended others they said it is MOBA. Douro don't do it. No big deal and number three, they said it is disliked
and when I said it's disliked Imam an nawawi says this is always said disliked, he said, It is a bit ah, but what it means it's my crew disliked because of the difference of opinion. Latham ILA he felt you know who? The person who does it is not sinned?
Bidda not sin. So what does that mean? There is a third category of something called innovation, but it is not something that takes you out of the fold of Islam, it means it's a difference of opinion.
They just believe that since the Prophet didn't say it or do it, don't do it. Do you understand my brother and sisters? I had to make this point. Another example is salatu wa salatu. bahawa. is sunnah was the hub? Bagru What do you think? For those of you who know so little bajada the prayer when we do when the sun is just before it's between sunrise and midday? What is it?
So Namo aka Bilal says others the same was the hub others they say it is MOBA. Did you know that? Some scholars said it's my crew.
Like Abdullah bin Omar,
the great companion. I think either him or even our best. I think our beloved Ahmed, he says it's a bit on. What does it mean? It's a bit that it means that he never saw the prophets Allah Salam doing to him he doesn't want to do it. But without means there's a difference of opinion, some source some didn't. He didn't see it there a technicalities like that. I'm sorry, brothers sisters, for those of you who are new to these terminologies, some of you don't even know what Islam means. I know. And there are some of you here we're in the masjid here where there are people of so different, very varying levels of knowledge. And I just wanted to talk about that matter, because it is quite a
quite a controversial matter among some people.
And that's wanted to sort of take care of that I hope insha Allah that you understood this point. So, conclusion. One of the pillars of Salat is that you should you should have the right intention for coming to pray that specific prayer, if it's a little hotter your intention is Lord, if it's also your intention is also to if it's the sunset prayer mandala, but your intention is Sunset prayer, you understand, but you do not have to say it with your mouth. If you do not say it with your mouth, it does not affect you in any way. And if you do say it with your mouth, and you go by the opinion of the scholars that say we recommend that just so that you can confirm it to yourself,
it's okay. It doesn't affect your salad. Some scholars say you shouldn't and it's probably a sin, you can go with that opinion if you like. But at the end of the day, brothers sisters, the one I rest on is you never you never have to say it with your mouth. And in fact, I believe and I've tried it before when I was younger saying with your mouth makes mouth makes it even worse. Because next thing I'm saying, Oh Allah I intend to pray to you. So let the Lord then I go Hold on. I didn't intend how many records? I gotta say it. Oh Allah, I intend to pray for you. So let's look for a cause. Hold on a minute. I've also got to say the timing because the timing is important. I intend
to pray to you Oh ALLAH for because look, at this time. Hold on a minute. I've got to intend that it's for you. Okay. I intend to keep going on and on what is the end? So practically it's impractical and doesn't make sense and makes religion hard to practice. Anyway, I'll just leave it at that. Intention is we're in the heart, end of story. And there's nothing specific you have to say in your heart or imagine or picture. intention isn't
Tension, okay, it's as simple as drinking a cup of water because you want to quench your thirst. All right?
It just means that if you're coming to make solid, and you have no intention whatsoever, you don't know what you're doing. You just got Allahu Akbar, you don't know what you're doing. You don't know which prayer you're doing. It means that you're not aware. You're going to stop, start again say Allahu Akbar. So that you're just aware of what you're doing. What are you doing here? I'm praying, stilettos, lover. That's it. That's all it is. That's all you need to do. All right. And majority of us we're all intention is very simple. How are we done with that? Now I'm gonna go through the next ones for quite quickly. All right, number one, in order for your Salah to be counted before you
start. As soon as you say Allahu Akbar.
Your intention has to be right you are you know what you're doing? You know what you're doing and you are aware. Finished? Number two,
saying Allahu Akbar.
You can't start solid. It's invalid if you do not start with saying Allahu Akbar. It doesn't matter if you don't say 100% correctly. Some people are not good in Arabic, but kind of you get the meaning right, Allahu Akbar. Finished. So that's the second pillar Allahu Akbar.
Number three, re citation of Surah Al Fatiha completely Surah Al Fatiha. Alhamdulillah Hiro Billa al Amin all the way to lead it in mobile bi li him wild boar lien. Alright. The most important is just say the letters right? It doesn't matter if you don't really good at saying it. Somebody say the letters right? Somewhat even some people they don't speak Arabic at all. Some people are new to Islam, they could just convert to Islam, and they come to make Salat. Don't worry. Allah says when Jah Allah, Allah COVID Dinniman horridge Allah did not make religion to make things difficult for you, whatever you're capable wherever you're able to. It's only for those who deliberately say it
wrong. But just want to be smart. A smart aleck almost said a bad word. And those who want to get smart and solid and they just want to, you know, play around with solid and these are these are people who are just hypocrites, they're not they're not really true. truly believe in prayer, they're making fun of free, so you're not making fun of free, you're coming in to pray really well. And if you make a mistake in your family, and you're really trying, it's not deliberate, that's okay. Because you don't speak the language. Alright. But if you do speak the language, you're able to do it you must do it the Fatiha some people that go like this level and Middle America, Medina
computer bla bla bla lien. So the first part right and the end part, right, and everything in between, is, as we say, in living these hobbies of living. It's a mixture of I don't know what recipes you've put in ingredients. And it's like mixing petrol with oil and oil with cucumbers and cucumbers with meat and I don't know what have you. So it's just all over the place. You cannot have your salad right if you do not recite the Fatiha properly. So the whole thing, how many pillars are they three solid Fatiha I mean Surah Fatiha Next, you must do the bowing correctly. So next is bowing Roko Roko. Number Number Four or cool. What is record record is basically you go down into
this position of called bellowing and basically you've got to put your palms either on your knees or just above your knees. But the point is you got to have some of your palms on your knees and your back has to be relatively straight. If you can, it doesn't really matter. Okay, even if your knees are slightly bent, it doesn't matter. The point isn't get into a bound position. If you get your foot back straight and you get your palms onto your knees and your legs are straight and whoa, you know that's the best but minimal get it to somewhat that position. Some people got backache some people can do it's not aerobics, right. So, bowing record is a pillar. If you miss that out, you got
to repeat that entire set of prayer. Yeah.
Next, is standing back up straight and waiting there. What do I say? Standing back up straight. And what and waiting there? Some people I mean, I would have gotten up at the cameras here. Some people they they go up from Neurocore up. They don't even wait there. They don't even get to the standing position because they're in a hurry. For what? I don't know what in a hurry for.
It's just a three second difference. It's amazing. What are you in a hurry for? Get up to stand? Wait. Because you're standing before Allah standing before God, that you have the best way of standing. How would you stand before a judge about to sentence you? How would you stand before before an employer was about to give you an amazing job that you're in need of and you're struggling financially? How do you how do you sit in front of how do you dress? How do you talk?
Isn't Allah the Creator of the universe and all these people the most Magne
First of the tremendous, the one who made you, and the one because of whom your heart is beating night and day.
Isn't he more deserving of your respect and your best form? standing before him? Yes.
So you got to stand.
And we spoke about all these movements last class about what they mean and their significance. You gotta go back to the last class, and why do we pray and all that stuff, but today we're talking about the movements. So when do you stand? You gotta stay there for a few seconds. Then
the what pillar are we up to six?
You didn't write it down. Okay, we said Nia, Allahu Akbar Fatiha. ROCOR standing, that's five. Now number six. Number six, you go down to what we call sujood. sujood is a pillar, but you have to do it right here are the social, you're ready for it. You gotta have eight parts of your body touching the ground. Let's count the eight parts, you're ready. The forehead.
Or if you say forehead, whatever you want to call it, forehead, nose
to Palms at three. Some people go like that. I don't know why they do it. What do you do much bacteria on the floor. We're full of bacteria. We've got 1 billion bacteria on each tooth. Did you know that?
Trust me, I've got a science background. As if that means anything, now you got to trust me now. So you got to put your all your palms on the floor.
And you got to have both your knees. And it's very important. The toes that have to be up and on the floor. Some people that keep them like that laying down. That's kind of a disrespect to Allah, you know, it's like a
flip flopping your Salah, it's like you're lazy you're not. So there's a way to face a lot. And you're going to have both your toes up. And the point of that is that your fingers are facing the Qibla and your toes are facing the Qibla as well. So all these eight parts have to be in your suit unless you're not able to do them because of a disability. By the way, just a what do you call it a disclaimer? Any of these acts we're talking about? If because you got a disability or you got an injury not able to do them, right? It's okay. It doesn't invalidate your salary because Allah subhanaw taala does not make religion hard on you. Some people just just taking a break here. Some
people are unable to stand. So what do you do? Sit? Some people are even unable to sit What do you do? Sit on the floor. Some people can't even sit on the floor at all they've got let's say they've got back surgery. What are they? What do they do? They lie down on their stomach. Can you imagine that? Can imagine a man lying down on his stomach and everybody has to lie down behind? You imagine coming to this because you're supposed to do what the man does, right? Man is lying down on his stomach because of back injury. And all everyone's lying down on his stomach and everyone's praying like that.
If that were to happen, there's no other way that would be okay, you know that. But obviously, that's a very far fetched circumstance. So anyway, you do what you can.
So now we've got the suit. Now, number seven. You got to get up to sit and wait. In you're sitting. Remember how we said before you got to stand up on waiting? You're standing now we're staying the city you got to get up and sit and wait. What do you want to hurry for?
Two, three seconds. Wait, relax. You're sitting before remember we said last week? Why do you sit?
Is because the sujood is when you're in you're right on the floor. It's the closest you can ever be to God to Allah is the closest position of humility to Allah. And if you if you picture it, because of the amount of humility and intimacy you have with Allah, the sitting is a symbol that your body can't get back up. So you've got to go for another one. It's it's, you're humbled. You're almost you almost can't feel yourself so you can't you got your body won't let you go back up. So you go back into this intimacy. So number eight, you sit for a little while number eight, you go for a second suit. So the second surge though with the eight parts of your body is a pillar.
That's eight. Number nine is standing back up. So for the second rocker, you have to stay standing. Okay. Number 10 is called Palma. Nina. What's tama, Nina? Tama Nina means to relax.
So if someone says, How can I relax? Sometimes there are things on my mind now got five daily prayers. Things happen between those five daily prayers, sometimes a tragedy have come up so to relax in prayer every time. Come on. You said Richard is not hard. I'm supposed to relax. I can't relax. My mind is taking me everywhere. No, I'm not saying that. Relaxing just means this. That you do every action of the salad. And you give it time you do it right. That's all it means. It all it means is that when you do that bail and do it right when you do this as you'll do it right and take your time a little bit
You know, at least three seconds that just don't do it quickly. That's all it means. Nina and whatever you do more than that is you get rewarded for it. So Tomatina you got to do every part and give it its right format Nina Wait, wait, wait Don't rush rush rush rush rush as the Prophet peace be upon him said in one of his statement says some people they pray their prayer like the picking of a rooster bang bang bang bang on and then they go he goes there this person has no solid the prompts Allah said them said he has no solid like the picking of a rooster. What are you praying? Are you just exercise? What do you what are you doing? Some people they pray today we like the picking up a
rooster. I remember one chef they called it we're going to pray to aerobics that are we aerobics you get it? It's called the dad joke.
I am a dad I can joke like that. Anyway,
number 12. The 12 pillar is doing all the actions in order doing all the actions in order you can't put one action before the other you got to do in order is not correct. You go for an interview you go before the judge you go before for some men before your wife things have to be in order. Otherwise you're in trouble. Another Dedric and then you do everything in order before Allah Subhana Allah salah is in order number 13
You know the last you know when we sit and we do the higher to the law he was slower to what are you better you know that one? A shadow Allah Allah Allah Allah wa SHODHANA Muhammad Rasul Allah. Okay, not the first one, the last one. So the last one is a pillar, not the first one. The last one is a pillar. You got to do that. If you don't do that. You got to repeat it. You gotta repeat that whole rocker.
Number 14. No, number what? I'm skipping it. I'm trying to cheat. Number 13. is And this is a difference of opinion here among the scholars they said, saying a shadow Allah ilaha illallah wa shadow Ana Muhammad Rasool Allah, or Allahumma Salli ala Muhammad, you got to send prayers and blessings on to the Prophet sallallahu wasallam. Some of them said it's a pillar, some said it's an obligation. I rest I lean more towards that it is a pillar you should say at least
a shadow Allah Allah Allah Allah shadow Allah Muhammad Rasul Allah if you don't know that, say Allahumma Salli ala Muhammad. If you don't know it, it's okay. But when you do know it, you can't deliberately leave it out. Okay. So Allahumma Salli, ala Muhammad not the whole here to Lillahi wa Salatu was Salam ala Nabi or salam ala Nabi, we're going to get to that. All right, that's actually a sunnah. It's not even an obligation. So at least a shadow and learn about him on the Rasul Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah Muhammad sending prison prisoners, the Prophet peace be upon him. So that's a pillar. And the last pillar is a 14. The last pillar is saying a seller MyLEAGUE
community like this and like that to Salam Alaikum
that's a pillar. What did I say a syllable?
What do people normally say? Cinematic Warahmatullah I didn't add that right. The pillar is just the cinematic that's the minimum but if you're praying the photo pray what's a photo pray
Yeah, we're not not when everyone is with you. The father pray but you're right. It's what is the five daily prayers the five prayers or footprint so if you're praying, Lord, also, it's called the father principle, the compulsory prayer, you're praying compulsory prayer, you must say Salam to the right and to the left, to the right. You must say it to the right and to the left.
All right. Without the coughing
you don't you can cough if you like if you need to in the solid, it doesn't do anything.
Salam Alaikum salam ala that's in the compulsory if you're praying a voluntary prayer, like just an optional prayer or a Sunnah prayer. It's enough just to say to one side, you can know the difference now. Like what I just told you now is unanimous among the scholars. There's no difference of opinion on this show. As far as I know, is that 14
Don't leave anything out.
What did I leave out? Oh, yeah, this one, which is also?
Well, it's more of an obligation somewhere in between, it's facing the Qibla. We'll get to that in shell. So that's the 14 pillars now brothers and sisters, these 14 pillars we need to memorize them first, when we're learning how to do our solid our praise. 14 pillars of select each one has a significance right? Leaving any of them out again deliberately means that you have to repeat parts or the solid even forget fully, Even if you've forgotten forgotten, so that I'm going to give you an example about the pillars. Let's say I got up for Salat of vor.
And I went straight into the prayer. I just go like this. And I didn't say Allahu Akbar. My intention is there, but I didn't say Allahu Akbar. And I just went straight into the Fatiha
Did my record my suit and everything? Right? And then I remembered
in the end that I didn't say Allahu Akbar in the beginning. What do I have to do now?
Yep, I got to do the whole prayer from the beginning. Why from the beginning?
Because it never started. You got it. Even if you prayed all for it, you're going to do, let's say you finished and you went and then you remember, Oh, I didn't say Allahu Akbar. But you have to be sure about that. No doubt. Some people the shaitan gets to you and you start having these whispers compulsive disorders. So you go back and repeat the whole Salah because he didn't say Allahu Akbar. I'm gonna give you another example. Let's say I said Allahu Akbar. Right. But I forgot to recite al Fatiha I just forgot it. Now went down, down and then I remembered Oh in the first Strucker I did not say al Fatiha What should I do?
All I do is I add one more whole record the whole thing. Alright. There's one more thing I got to do.
I got to do something called says that to sell. That's a lesson on its own but I'll just say it very quickly says there's a sale is very simple. Right at the end.
Okay, at the end of the Salah, just before you say Salam aleikum, wa salam aleikum wa Taala you just go down and do two sisters Subhanallah below the hymns part as part of Bill as part of Bill as part of a set up. Go back down Subhanallah a bit artists a little bit set up Don't say anything. Salam aleikum Tula Salam Alikum it's called it's like you're asking God to forgive you. It's like saying sorry Allah and this is how you say sorry to Allah by giving to soldiers. Is that clear? I think most of you know it
good question. What if you forgot to do the search of the soul? What if you forgot to do the thing that you do for forgetting
Okay, so it's okay
so long as you haven't moved around and gone and come and all of that stuff you remember it just do the to says that to so still. Even if you talked a little bit you just do it? What if you went and you forgot all about says that the soul? According to the correct opinion, it's okay. Because you forgot the Prophet peace be upon him said raffia on metal Hapa. Witness yet.
Allah subhanaw taala has lifted accountability upon anyone who merely genuinely forgets and genuinely didn't know.
You didn't know genuinely if generally forgot. And that's it. All right. Does that answer your question? Now you guys are sitting there and I'm sitting here in this nice lovely chair. It's not as it goes up and down backwards. It's a little uncomfortable. I'm just kind of forward Biller, you're gonna get me another one. Get some charity from the people buy me a nice chair. Come on.
I was a bit low on that. I won't accept that. It's beautiful. But you're sitting down there and your backs are probably breaking How you feeling?
They're not talking him out. It means you're in trouble. All right, I've still got the obligations and the Sunnah. Should we leave them till next week? And I answer your questions.
Hands up, if you want me to go through the eight obligations.
Oh, my goodness, you know, as long as you had here, sitting there, and I'm not saying she had the other thing I'm saying that you're striving against yourselves against the pain just to sit there and learn the struggle and striving of learning. Alright, I'll go through them quickly in sha Allah Bismillah now we're talking about the eight obligations. Who can repeat what the obligation is it means
In the blue
Yep. You have to do you have to do if you if you if you deliberately don't do them. Your prayer is invalid. But if you forget them, you don't have to repeat them. You do not have to repeat them but you do says to do so in the end. Alright guys, here they go. Number one, is club being allowed in the masjid? Of course it is why not? Clapping? Why did you shake your hand you extremist?
I'm joking Habibi, I love you. Okay. So, number one obligation.
No, we said the pillar is the NIA. Okay obligation saying Subhan Allah Biella Alim while you are bowing Subhanallah BL R Lim.
Saying Samia Allahu elimine Hamidah when you stand up,
if you're praying behind the Imam obligation to say that I've been local hunt, to you, Oh Allah, we thank and send gratitude.
That's number two. Number three, saying Allahu Akbar at every movement. Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar. Allahu Akbar.
See those ones? Allahu Akbar something Allah Mohammed Allahu Akbar saying Allah who agreed to in all the movements is an obligation.
is saying Subhan Allah be Allah Allah when you're down on the floor at least once, saying Subhana Allah Allah at least once.
How many is that?
We're gonna get to that. No, no, there's
we'll get to that Subhanallah BL O Allah is the obligation I'm just gonna say the obligation is a minimum obligation. Number five
the first day yet remember I said this today? It's the first one when you see the second one. So the first one that's an obligation Okay, that's five
you know actually forgot what was number six for the obligation
What is it
now not reading a sort of after the fact Yeah, that's a sunnah
anyone remember number 678. We got three more
I told you guys leave it till next week. I'll remember.
I just got a blank right there.
All right, I'll tell you what. We mentioned how many five? Yeah, we'll leave the next three till next week in sha Allah who died okay, but let me just say something the obligations of the Salah
is that if you miss them out forget fully you just do says that to so in the end. Here is an example. Let's say I forgot to do the first day yet. I got I went straight up. Do you sit back down?
Do you sit back down? No, you stay up. Even if you remembered just at the end of the solid before you say sir am I gonna do such that is so good. All right, very good.
When I'm praying Imam sometimes I've gotten up right. And I forgot that the head and see the people it's about to be, you know, war at the back to Panama. So
you're gonna sit down? And I don't know, everyone's thinking, did my prayer get accepted? Okay, there's no need don't, you know, it's no need to to get an anxiety attack over it. It's all good. Insha Allah, you just decided that to so in the end. All right, so I'll finish the next three. Now the rest of them the Sooners, I actually wasn't going to say him, because this is just so many. All right. But anything other than that, other than the pillars and obligations, they're just optional insha Allah dango fighting over you have to do this, you can't do that you have to move your finger, don't move your finger, you have to say this. Everything else is optional in the shell and get
rewarded for it. And I will advise you there is a little book called fortress of the Muslim hustlin was his non Muslim. You can download it on the app. And it's got all those little optional things you can say in your salary level optional acts you can do in your salary and many other things there for extra rewards. Finally, I just want to say one more thing is left. You know, the sooner sooner does the Sooners the sooner sooner, like the sooner praise? How many other?
For no higher higher than six higher than four
going once, going twice.
Okay, the know
the majority of the scholars agree that it is 12 It is 12 of those things called the Sunnah prayers that you do other than the obligatory
and some scholars added
16 Alright, so I'll count them for you. The first one that is the two that you pray before the fajr. prayer before after before how many? Two, then comes the lower four before 1234.
I'm going to be careful when I'm counting because sometimes I ended up end up with the root finger up. So I'm going to say so we've got two and then you got four before that. After the whole worry you got
to how many is that? Eight and then you got Maghrib the sunset period after is two so that's 10 and then we're left with the last pressure after a che is how many to how many is that? 12. Now the minority of scholars Some considered another four before awesome, but there's no text in the Quran or Hadith that says that there is four. In fact I can relate to you
One beautiful Hadith you will end up with this hadith in Sahih Muslim which is an authentic hadith where the prophet peace be upon him said
Whoever prays 12 voluntary salats prayers in a day will have a palace built for them in paradise.
Alright Isha his wife for the Allahu Allah another Hadith intermedium Buddha which is also authentic, she said, the Prophet peace be upon him said
there are 12 voluntary prayers in the day suddenness or voluntary praise, nowhere fill or soon as she called them, no effort or voluntary praise.
Whoever prays them will have a palace built for them in Paradise, and she counted them what I just counted before. Okay, and that's why we lean more towards 12 Sun as of the day what did the 12 sun is Do you know how when you're praying, you're obligatory prayers. Sometimes you don't you're moody. Sometimes you're forgetful. Sometimes you're kind of in a rush, right? Sometimes you decide to just pray the minimal of the of the solid. Well, you know, the Sooners, what they do is they like fuel it up more they make it more valuable on the Day of Judgment. The Prophet peace be upon him said on the Day of Judgment, the first thing a person will be accounted for. The first thing I must them will be
asked about is their Salat, if it is good, what's going to come after is going to be good. And he said, some people bring their obligatory prayers and they kind of they prayed one prayer really good. Another prayer not so good. Another one this much. And what Allah Samantha says is this does this person have any Sooners any voluntary prayers that they did you know, optionals ones they just chose to do by themselves as your setup has got here in here in it and I add them to it, and then it completes it feels a lot all up. So that's why we pray the Sunnah prayers, volunteer prayers, optional prayers, guys, the more you pray to Allah the more you do this special select that you do,
the closer you feel to the one true God you know, Muslims are the ones who have adhered to it. For sol, sol, sol, sol, so well and so complete. The Jews.
They used to, they used to have three daily prayers and, and you know, some of them have lost it and don't even pray it anymore. Some of them they hardly do it only the most ultra orthodox Jews, they still kind of do but they don't go all the way to the ground anymore. Remember, last week we spoke about the week before we spoke about how the Old Testament and New Testament Muslims talks about Jesus Christ, taking a few steps forward into the garden and he felt he he went flat onto his face worshiping the Lord. We talked about, you know, in Isaiah and in Jin And
subhanAllah, in Exodus and in all these different books of the Bible, where we talked about Prophet Aaron, Aaron and and Moses, when they bowed down to God, they wash themselves, their faces in their hands, and they bowed down to God and went into prostration flat place, face on the ground to God Joshua pray to God by putting his face down to the ground. So brothers sisters, the solid has always been forever. But Hamdulillah we thank God that we still have the Quran that is intact the last letter to the last dot without the change without the admission or addition of a single word or a letter. And anyone can recite the Quran perfectly as it was revealed the first time 1400 And so
years ago, without any two versions, and Hamdulillah we have a standard that we can base it on, and rely upon that it is still authentic, and the words of our Prophet peace be upon him that had been passed on to us from generation after generation that we can rely on and take our knowledge of our deen and be confident that we are following in sha Allah what originally was revealed to the prophets so it handily learned Praise be to Allah. Thank you for listening. I'm sorry for those of you who are new here. You know, we get a bit technical about salah to issues and some Muslims are still ask a lot of questions. And that's what we're here to help you in sha Allah salAllahu Nabina
Muhammad Ali was selfish, right? Yes.
Oh, yeah. So we said the Sunnah there are 12. And what about Witter? Witter is one one set that we do right at the end of the entire day and night, and you should do it before you go to sleep. It should be the last thing you do. Because it's nice to go to sleep on an act of worship right and proper Facebook went and told us it's only one it's called WITR. In in the Quran, Allah says was Scheffer well what you know jewel prayers and singular place this is a singular one. Witter. We'll talk about that another time. It's a lot of description, but it's one singular prayer, don't leave it out. It's somewhere in between obligatory and Sunnah. So it's higher than the voluntary prayer
it's more important and a little bit less than the obligatory prayer so don't leave it out it just pray one if you don't know how to pray it's okay just do one singular whole set and that's it before you go to sleep and make it be your last words and last action that you do
Brother is asking let's say you missed the midday solid door
And you postponed it to Lhasa. First of all you have to have a good reason for that. Let's say you couldn't leave work and work was chock a blocks and you just can't or your paramedic or something like that and you're not able to do that a lot of solid. You have to postpone it, you're allowed to join it with the next solid and doing both in one time. Yep. So you asking about the intention? The intention is that just that you what you intended, which is on postponing it, I'll pray with the next episode. And when you come to pray, you get up to pray the Lord as soon as that Allahu Akbar, you know that you're praying which the Lord so intention is good. Then when you finish you get up to
pray there are so it's already in your head. It's already in here. And you just pray to us for so long as you are aware and know what you're doing. It's okay, what's intention? Intention means a deliberate, intentional act
that you know about and aware about. And there is no space timing between your intention and the act. So right there and then
I won't say too much more because I don't want to lose you guys. It's these topics are very technical. Okay, next anything else? Yes. Brother over there.
good question. So the brother there is asking about congregational prayer. Like here in the masjid. We're all praying together.
All right, not by yourself. Just want to make that difference. The gem, our congregational prayer, praying and there's an imam at the front leading the salah you're praying behind in rows. Everybody understand that part? Right? The brother is asking let's say you just entered the mosque. And the Imam has already finished saying Allahu Akbar is finished. In fact, they have finished the small Surah whatever or a long surah and then goes into court belling
and you enter at that point, correct.
What do you do?
You got to first of all, you got to stand facing the Qibla like the rest as the first one. You must say Allahu Akbar.
You must say Allahu Akbar. Otherwise your Salat is invalid. And then go straight to bowing. That's it. Allahu Akbar, it goes straight to bellick. You don't even need to lift your hands up. So remember how I mentioned pillars and obligations? Lifting your hands is not part of the pillars or obligation? All right, it's just a voluntary thing. So you say Allahu Akbar. You can do that. If you like, you don't have to do this. You have to do anything. Allahu Akbar and go straight to Behling
you guys didn't ask me another question. Okay, what if I go straight to Behling but I haven't read the Fatiha.
mudrooms say the fattier is a pillar. I haven't read the Fatiha and I went straight to bowing. Is my prayer valid or not?
Yes or no yea or nay?
Why Bilal why? Why is it acceptable because you praying behind the Imam why?
And you have your evidence for that Insha Allah, the Hadith of the Prophet sallallaahu Salam in the majority of the memory and maybe so the Imam has been placed there so that your Salah is covered by him.
All right, and I'll add something a little bit more. You know how when people pass in front of people who are praying
okay, this is a big thing to us, right? And I want to just tell you what it means and then so if you're praying in Gmail and congregation and the Imam is at the front
and you need to leave your salad or you need to get through the rows to get to a certain gap let's say or let's say you're praying you lost your wallet you want to go and make your model again. Can you pass in front of all these people praying? Yes or no?
Some of you kind of gone in circles you don't know.
Good. Okay, so handle everyone knows. Yes, that is true. You're allowed to pass in front of the people behind the Imam except for the Imam It is a sin to pass in front of the Imam but if I pass in front of the Imam is everyone's pretty gone.
Yes or no?
One of these
No, no, you don't you don't invalidate anyone's solid but you are sinful for walking in between Okay. Let's say someone is praying by himself Salaat by himself or herself. And you passed in front of them. What happens?
You deliberately passed in front of them
so many paths in front of them is it allowed?
Not the front Anyone, anyone? Someone praying salad over there by themselves and I go
I see and I go I can
Hoss behind them. I can't be bothered I'll just go in front of him
Can I pass in front of him?
No, it's sinful to pass in front of a person who is making solid there are lots of sayings are profitable or they will sell them. However, does it invalidate his prayer? Or hurt? No, it doesn't invalidate but you are in sin. All right, another question
if you do pass in front of the person who was praying deliberately let's say they're praying
so five meters there and all this is a gap, can you pass five meters in front of that person? Yes, you can. What is the distance that it is that that it is not allowable difference of opinion among the schools we go with the safest one, the safest one you know the sujood three of them ahead so three of the same sizes of his sujood just kind of estimate and you can pass in the front there it's okay some people they pray although with a Polly's the pillar is I think this entire gap of the of the mustard Come on, man. We're we're going to pass some people go all the way to the right in the praying right over there. Imagine we say you can't pass in front of anyone where you're stuck there
until the guys finished.
can't pass Charles over the magic little child, Baba. Guy. I'm coming my son. I just gotta make it through.
I'll be this no problem and his dad. The celerity can't pass because the guys praying all at the back? None and of course not. You can pass insha Allah is just directly in front of the person. What if you mistakenly passed in front of that person? mistaken? I was in a rush. I was in a hurry. I didn't notice I didn't mean it. And I passed. Am I in sin? No. It Off er unmatted Hopper one Lucianne prophets Allah SLMC said Allah has lifted the pen of a person who makes a mistake or forgot.
Isn't that right? So Iroha motorhomers Have mercy Allah will give you mercy we have mercy among each other. We forget sometimes we make a mistake is no correct. No big deal. My dear brothers and sisters in sha Allah, no big deal.
Okay, so if a person deliberately wants to pass in his only little section to pass in front of the person, what you do is you put something that's about a year or so a little from the elbow to the tip of your fingers. So something in front of the person and you pass inshallah Huhtala Okay, so you can put a chair you can put some people they take their jacket off is very smart. I saw it and I didn't know what to say.
I can't, I can't say it's wrong. They took off their jacket, put the jacket right there. So it's high and they've walked around their jacket in front of the person. I looked at another one. It fits the category it fits the conditions I thought I can't say anything, but we can always be on the safe side. And look what I'm trying to say is brothers and sisters is the only sometimes we can get ahead of ourselves and and take things a little bit too far more than what they really deserve. And sometimes it's not that it's not a big deal. Okay, and it's okay sometimes Islam is not that difficult at the end of the day, we are brothers and we are sisters and that's what matters the
most. Now there are people who deliberately gone past just because they want to prove a point or they want to get the guy angry or that Subhanallah if a person has come about the past right in front of you here the prophets lie Selim allows you to put your hand off and and strongly instantly not let him pass
he said because the shaitan wants him to pass you will not let the shaitan get the better of him or her so put your handout if you like but even if you're done they pass make dua for them Allah guide them that's it that's it nothing more nothing less anything else now Haman
doesn't reach the
let me repeat so it's praying Maghrib it's three
he prays to
max the slain forgot that he didn't do the third one and leaves the Masjid. What does he have to do?
They do want to be on the safe side.
With this is a good question. Honestly, I haven't found a you know a clear cut answer to that among the scholars. Therefore, when we don't find the clear cut answer it means it's flexible. Allah subhanaw taala looks at your intention.
and you do the one that you feel more confident to meet God on a day of judgment with but I'll give you something to go by. If you get out of your space your spot and you leave the position the area that you are praying in and you lift the door.
Right? And then you remembered and you came back.
So if you're still within the vicinity and you haven't spoken much,
then you just add one more car and do the to search done. But if you went and started talking about, you know, other things like cryptocurrency and bitcoins and Metaverse and I don't know what and go on come and this and that, then it's better to repeat the entire solid all right
the karma Jana, look, there's so much to talk about solid here. I'll keep going on and on and on. But brothers asking if you're praying by yourself, do you have to do the karma? You know the karma? Allahu Akbar Allahu Akbar ilaha illallah shawanna Muhammad Rasool Allah Allah Saleh Allah fella kilometers Salah Tata kilometers on Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar, Allah Allah, Allah Allah, not not the other one, Allah, not that one. The short one just before the Salat, first of all, even in gem hour.
It's not an obligation to do it. It's a sunnah it's a volunteer, you get rewarded for doing it. So by yourself, definitely you don't have to do it yourself. That is still okay for a woman or a man
What do you mean follow what he says.
So because the Imam is reciting and Fatiha and you repeat Fatiha after him.
Yeah Surah even Allahu Akbar This is a log would you say Allahu Akbar resorts Kabul Allahu Ahad recycleable Allahu Ahad is are we asking? And Fatiha handler blindman Al hamdu, Lillahi Rabbil Alameen like that.
Whatever anything? All right, so the brothers asking that question, can you repeat after the Imam what he's saying? First of all, there is nothing in our Sharia that tells you to do that.
Lay your SRA, which means that it's not hola Mishra, which means it was not told to us in the shehryar to do that. Okay, we got to understand that it's neither a CIO none or an obligation nor was it told. So really, there's no need to do it. Stay with me. That's one no need to do to understand that one. It's not out of the Sharia. Number two, it's not haram to do. There's nothing that prevents it. Unless you believe that it is a good thing to do in worship, you've just created a sunnah that didn't exist. That's not right. But if you want it to say it because you happen to desire to say it after the Imam you like reciting the Quran, then on one condition, it must be after
the Imam and I advise you not to do it. Because one of the and this is something else a pillar of praying Jemelle one of the pillars of praying together is that you are forbidden from beating the imam in anything. You can't say things before the Imam and you can't act before the Imam if you do that your select has to be yet start again. In order to beat the Imam so when you're going to repeat after him
you could probably beat the Imam you probably say before him so I don't advise you to do that.
but with the Allahu Akbar some Allah holy man Hamidah there's some space so you can do that inshallah. I hope that answers the question.
Yes, that is correct. And that's a very good point, brother. What's your name? Ibrahim, beautiful name of Abraham. We actually talked about this in Ramadan. About the same topic and that's another edition, that when Allah has found that that is actually very good point, brother. Very good point for reminding me Allah says in the Quran. What is the Quran Al Quran of stamina Allah who will say to
the Allah come to Harmon. Allah says, when the Quran is being recited, then listen to it and be quiet. So in the hope that you are given mercy and that goes for the salah. If the Imam is reciting you should be silent and listening. But the brother is saying let's say the Imam says Alhamdulillah here on Bella Mia
and pauses and you say it Rahmani Raheem.
Okay, that's what we're saying. Yes. So, but because what the brother reminded me of again, that's another precaution.
By the way, if anyone needs to leave brothers or sisters it's not there's no disrespect if you do want to I understand but just answering any questions for for whoever wants to
sorry what's up?
All right, right, right. Yeah, that's a good question. So the Imam recites some verses in the Quran which sometimes it's nice for you to reply something or to say something.
Like for example, la So, Allah says, la sala hooby curfew nabooda. Isn't Allah sufficient? Enough isn't enough for his servant. And you say Bella? Oh, yes he is. Or for example,
a nice a lot will be coming her come in. Isn't Allah, the Most wisest of the wise and you say Bella, then that's okay. Why? Because it's from the Sunnah the prompts Allah Salah means to do it. But it's a sunnah act. Sometimes Allah Subhana Allah says, In the Quran, sometimes you recite a verse says, For Sabir Bismillah Bic allows him glorify the Name of your Lord the most great and tremendous and you say subhanallah would be a lovely, that's okay. Okay, so that's fine. Insha Allah who died.
The point is, you don't make up words of your own. So in solid speaking words of normal language that people converse with, breaks your solid. Isn't that right?
You pray at the school sometimes you see little kids spelling, we're going to come and teach them all the time. The other day overseas three kids, one of them coughed. The other one copied him in coughing and the third one just did it for good old sake just for fun. And then suddenly, the whole entire road is cough cough cough.
They thought it's funny. Now sometimes I stand aside to teach them and I watched them. It became a laughingstock the whole road
and the other ones coughing it looks I think one of them stepped on his jacket, he get out it gets out of his prey kicks, kicks the other one next to his shoes move move off my jacket even spoke to him in English.
So I came to those young boys and I said Do you know what happened here sir?
It was just funny.
I know it's funny because that's all we didn't mean it's just funny. We laughed. Yeah, I know. The other one go go you picked up your jacket and you kick the other kid in the shoe. He goes yes he was stepping on my jacket was just trying to get her off. said Yeah, but you can't do that in solid. If it's funny you can't laugh in solid you can't talk to people in your certainly can't move out of your space and spot for no reason. God they literally in January did not know said humbly know when they said that. I said if you reach puberty? Actually, I didn't say that. I said if you've reached puberty, did you know that you're accountable for your Salah shortly and another little one I could
see you guys what if you haven't, sir. I said then you've got a big bag that you need to fill with all these good deeds because you don't get any bad deeds. So now's your time. All of them Mashallah. They stood up. I'm going to do it again. And I prayed the whole solid again. So it shows his genuine handler nature in them sometimes I just don't know. Anyway, I forgot why I wanted to mention this.
I want to make a point. I hope you got the point. Yes. And we'll take
good questions. So let's say you're making solid. You got a baby that's crying. Whether you're a mother or a father, and you got the baby, you can and the baby's crying and crying so you're allowed to bend down carry the baby and hold them. Salaam Alaikum brothers. Nice to see you well, I was very happy to see you said Mr Lakin. Brother. See you my friends see insha Allah make me a nice coffee next timer. Brother has a great coffee shop. What's it called? Garden of Eden? Allah what rounds given for free for everyone here
have you been on? We're gonna go and give you more insha Allah to help you. See you my friend. Okay, so Alhamdulillah
I was joking guys. You go give him more All right. You don't go for freebies.
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So you can carry okay getting back to it so you can carry your baby if the baby is crying.
You can speed up the solid, even the Imam it is actually a sunnah.
Recommended sunnah recommended act of the Prophet peace be upon him. If the Imam is praying in a hole and he hears a baby crying to shorten the solid to shorten it.
All right, it's called Rama. It's called Moses
let's say you're praying and your baby or a child is in a dangerous place. Let's say you forgot the iron on and still hot. You see the baby crawling, you can walk to the baby, look at the baby, move the iron change from the direction of your Qibla carry the baby and come back and your Salah is still valid why? There is a necessity there's danger. Allah doesn't make you make Salette and allow let your baby get burned to know
even leading the solat
Imam is leading I can give you multiple examples. The Imam is leading the Salah, he sees a scorpion
All right, and if he's one of those really brave lions from the village comes and slaps it with his palm
don't do that man. But let's say you see a scorpion or something dangerous right? You're not gonna see it here in the masjid but let's say praying in around MCO you're praying in the desert or you're praying in the park or something like that something is dangerous, you can move from it or or move away from it or whatever that's that's fine insha Allah All right, anything any any kind of danger.
You can do anything in your solid move around
and you're solid, you can just continue normal inshallah.
Okay, what if you're lying down, you can't move.
You got backaches or you got to you've done back surgery. You can't sit down. You have to lie down on your stomach. And your blind.
And you're hearing impaired. You're deaf. And you can't talk your speech impaired. What do you do? How do you pray
in your heart in your mind my students asked me but Sir if he's blind is the hit how's it gonna imagine he's never seen that stuff says whatever he imagines or she imagines Allah Subhana Allah will know and accepting shell while equals.
Brother is asking, Are you allowed to pray inside your car? And if so, do you have to be facing the Qibla? Direction? Brother? Generally, the foundational rule, Lawson, the foundation rule, the basis is that you are not allowed to pray in your car. You have to be standing it's a pillar. So you're supposed to park your car anywhere and get up in a safe place and stand and pray. That goes for the woman as well. Because I hear some of our sisters asked me, but I'm a woman. I can't get out and pray because people will see me no, actually that's wrong. I don't know. I mean, if you can hide away from public eye for the woman, that's all right. But if your side is not affected, and you
should still standing and all that stuff. However, if you are unable to get out of your car, a situation I don't know, any situation where it's very difficult for you to get out of your car. Then obviously you pray in your car, I'll give a better example. Let's say you're in the train, train, or you're in the aeroplane, or you're on a boat. Okay, and the solid times gonna go You pray while you're in the plane you pray while you're in the boat or in the train. Do you face the glibly you must face the Qibla What if the train moves and goes this way and that way? What if the plane goes and it doesn't matter? It doesn't matter so I was going to say to you that facing the Qibla it's
it's an obligation in
condition a condition of solids a sharp a condition of solid but it doesn't matter if you went off a little bit or you couldn't
you couldn't you just say your face the cupola and doesn't matter which direction the plane or the train faces and if you don't know where the cupola is, what did we say last time you do?
Estimate what if you don't know the stars? You estimate you just say I think it's this way and just go for it inshallah not a problem
I'll take two more questions in sha Allah will yes some
100 Watt, because you want to pray 100 in the day yes you can. If you want you can pray 100 1000 As many as you like
yeah, you can
Why can't you
but I'll tell you what, if you purchase the five daily prayers, each one is equal to 10 So you got 50 Did you know that he prayed as soon as it's a palace and you pray all the voluntary here and there and there. Each one raises up more rewards and more things. Mashallah.
Last, yes, brother here
can a person sitting on a wheelchair for example.
The person has a disability can't stand up and leads the solat is here.
allowed to lead the salad? The answer is yes. Is the salad valid? Yes. But what is the condition? We have to sit as well? So the Imam is sitting we sit as well.
Are the filmmakers?
are you allowed to move them?
Oh, okay, good question. So you're praying in congregation and one person is in front of you.
Not one person is behind you. Behind you. You finished your prayer. There are people behind you still continuing what they didn't what they missed. And you want to move? Yes, you can. Of course you can. Did you know In fact, I want to tell you something. You know how you're sitting in front of a person who's praying, and you've got your back to him. And they're still praying.
Everyone can pass in front of you, you become you become what we call the sutra, you become the person who is who who covers for your, for your brother who is praying, you get it. So people can pass in front of you now, and you're covering your brother. You get it. So it's actually if you have the time, it's actually rewarding for you to remain seated in front of them. Just to cover so people can pass in front, but you can get up and walk. It's not a problem. You are not passing in front of them.
Yes, I said to dinner No.
I meant to and tea
So yeah, that's a good question. So long question, brother saying you know how you can tap someone who's praying, tap them to tell them that you're praying behind them. So they can say Allahu Akbar so they can pray. Okay. And that's good that you can do that. You come into the masjid you find the person praying Maghrib and then you tap them to let them know you're praying behind them. That's good. You're allowed to do that. Of course, there's nothing haram. What if they're praying the Sunnah and you tap them and you pray behind them? Can you pray behind them? The Sunnah. That's that's a controversial topic. It's it's a difference of opinion. But the hustle the the the basis is
that you don't you're supposed to pray behind a person.
I'm sorry, the let me repeat that. Let me repeat that. Let me repeat that.
The scholars actually were asked about this. When I say scholars Yanni, we're talking about the mother herbs, the schools of thought and all the scholars and the modern day scholars were asked about this. You can pray behind someone a compulsory solid with the intention of a compulsory Salat well, they have the intention of a sunnah Salah Yes, you can do that inshallah. But here's the problem with that. When you tap somebody who's praying the Sunnah they might not have the knowledge about this stuff. Yeah. And they don't know what they're doing. So now it It places a question mark on your solid. They don't didn't say Allahu Akbar. They stay silent. They don't know what's going
on. Because this requires knowledge now, okay. And of course they're asked about it. So when you tap them, they don't know he tapping him for
you know what I'm saying? They're going up and you're instituting you don't you can hear him and you lose your concentration in solid. So I would advise you that if unless if you know persons praying Maghrib let's say you know, they're praying pray behind them in sha Allah. And even like let's say thought all we thought are we praying the Eureka art behind the Imam their entire way and you haven't prayed? You're a chef pray you can pray behind them with the intention of a shirt. They pray to let's say and you get up and finish the other two? Yes. Inshallah.
Well, yeah, I know.
The eyes it's good question. I know. So you're looking in front of you, where do you look?
we don't have a statement in the Quran or Hadith from from SAS and teleios, telling us where to look as far as I know. But the Sahaba is tell us how they saw the prophets. Allah says I'm praying. And generally,
and this is agreed upon, that agreed upon by the schools of thought that you can look anywhere in front of you, in your place of sujood a little bit ahead,
downwards, but you can't dangle your head and you can't look all the way up and you can't look to the sides. So so long as it's in front of you, your salary is still valid. And you realize before I didn't say it's a pillar or an obligation, okay, but
But there are things that are forbidden in prayer and we'll talk about the Michelle annex like what is forbidden in prayer. So just for that one, it's forbidden to look around unless there's a need, okay? And you can look anywhere in front of you and even ahead of you so long as you don't lift your head up, and don't dangle it down. And don't look to the sides. Okay? In Shell, especially if something's distracting you look away. So it's all really I'll tell you what, it's really about distraction. So let's say the carpeting is really designed amazingly. And it's all his letters and words and His Verses and oh what and your and your recite, and you're getting mucked up with your
prayer. It's better to look upwards. If looking straight is going to distract you look downwards. That's the point. All right, one last question. Insha Allah I think you had your hand up a long time yella?
Oh yeah. So you see someone praying to people, and he's standing next to the Imam.
And then you come along, you want to join him?
Do you take the tap the person who's praying next to the Imam to join you at the back? Yes, you do. That's what you should do. You got two options. Either you pray on the left side of the Imam and you can pray on the right side of the other person. Or you tap them and they move back if they don't know how to move back. Put your hands around their sides and help them to go back. One thing don't do is do not pray by yourself at the back in a jam out or in a congregation you shouldn't pray by yourself. Okay.
All right. And that's a big that's another big topic. So my dear brothers and sisters Thank you. Sorry again if I took too long and malice month I reward you for your for your patience May Allah reward you. So Allah Allah Nabina Muhammad while earlier Savita Germain See you next week on Wednesday inshallah Santa Monica