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What You Need To Know About Laylatul Qadr

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Bilal Dannoun

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smilla rahmanir rahim al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil alameen wa sallahu wa Sallim wa barik ala nabina Muhammad. While early he was happy he he may or praises you to Allah, and may the peace and blessings of Allah subhana wa ala be upon our beloved prophet muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and upon all those who follow in his footsteps, who follow His guidance, who follow his son his way,

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until the last day respected brothers and sisters in Islam, Salaam Alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh.

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When the month of Ramadan would come,

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the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam would say caja acoem Shah Ramadan, this hadith is found in sunan unnecessary

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he would say Khadija Akasha Ramadan, that the month of Ramadan has come to all of you. That month of Ramadan has come to all of you, Sharon mobarak it is a month of Baraka,

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a blessed month and that's why we find many Muslims when the month of Ramadan comes about they say Ramadan Mubarak, some say Ramadan ketene

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but the more correct phrase to use is Ramadan Mubarak.

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Because carry means generous, and we know that the generosity comes from Allah subhanho wa Taala and not from the month. The month is a blessed month.

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And the one who provides us with this blessings with these blessings is Allah subhana wa Tada. So it is indeed a blessed month because when you fast the month of Ramadan, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he said mon sama Ramadan. Amen. And he said, who fear Allah who methylcobalamin zombie,

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that who first whosoever first the month of Ramadan out of faith and seeking the rewards, he will have his past sins forgiven, or fear Allah whomever caught them in zombie. Of course, this is referring to minus sins. So that in itself is a very great Baraka, a very great blessing. So he said Sharon mobarak, it is Mubarak also because the Quran was revealed in this month of all the months, Allah subhanaw taala chose the month of Ramadan as the as the month in which the Quran was revealed. It is a blessing month because the one who stands up in night prays in Tara we will have his past sins forgiven

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is a blessed month because of all the virtues that are encapsulated in this month, which have been spoken about in previous lectures.

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Then the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he goes on and he says, If thora De La Hoya a consumer who if barraba means that Allah subhana wa Taala has

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obligated has obligated all of you if bonobo Allahu la comme si Yamaha Allah has obligated Muslims to fast and we know insulted makara verse 183, Allah subhanho wa Taala he said, Yeah, you have Latina mano katiba la ku como si amo comma katiba Allah Levine amin cabela con la la cuenta con that a you who have believed cm fasting has been prescribed for you. Now here he used the word Allah uses the word katiba katiba the old ms said a formula and it was it has been mandated it is obligatory, it has been obligated. So it is obligated to fast as it was prescribed for those before you in order that you gained taqwa so that you may get gain taqwa of Allah azza wa jal.

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So he said, If thought Allahu la Combe sciamma who took the trophy, Abu Abu Jenna

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during the month of Ramadan, the web the gates, the doors of gender are opened.

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What to hola Kofi Ababa him and the web or the gates of jam, jam, meaning jahannam the Hellfire? What about the gates of the hill fire? The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is informing us in this hadith fee

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to Guatemala, Kofi Abu Abu Jain, the gates of Elijah Haim of jahannam. are closed. They are closed.

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What to Hulu fee

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Pain and the devils are shackled. The devils are chained up. And this is referring to not the Chiefs not the head. The head honchos of the devils, but

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they're the ones who are not chained up. It is the other Devil's

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fee Layla tune hiren min l Fisher. He said in it meaning in the month of Ramadan is a laila Laila is one night

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Layla fee Layla tune hi Ron hi Ron means better.

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Okay, better than l Fisher, better than 1000 months, which is equivalent to how many months? Or how many years

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83 years and point three years or point four.

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Okay, if we rounding up we say at 3.4 years of worship, at 3.3333 when you do the calculation. So, one night is equivalent. One night of worship is equivalent in reward and in virtue to 83 years and four months of worship alpha

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1000 months, men huruma hiral have occurred for him.

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And then the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he sealed off this Hadeeth his words by saying that whoever is deprived of its good, then he has truly been deprived.

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me he is really had in great loss, the one who does not take advantage of Laila,

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Laila to Qatar which is known in English as the Night of Decree, The Night of Decree.

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So today inshallah to Allah presentation is about Laila to color in light of one of the chapters of the Quran dedicated to little color.

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A meccan surah, a surah that was revealed in the mecca period

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was revealed prior to the migration of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam.

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to Medina, it consists of only 585 verses, and it is called surah to Qatar, found in Judah and

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now

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what we do know from the sun, about Laila to Qatar, is that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, Man Kama, Laila to padri, a man and wacky Sabha, who fear Allah who met them in them be that whoever stands in prayer or stand up during now, standing here can mean standing in pray,

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that whoever stands in prayer during metal color, again out of faith out of a man and expecting the reward from Allah subhanho wa Taala, he will be forgiven his past sins.

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So opportunity after opportunity after opportunity

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in Ramadan, to have your sins wiped away, to have your sins erased, obliterated

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so the process Selim said, you fast Ramadan out of faith and expecting the rewards from Allah, Your sins are forgiven. You stand up in night prayers, that are we out of faith expecting the reward from Allah subhanaw taala Your sins are forgiven. You stand up during Laila to Qatar in night praise and performing acts of worship out of faith and expecting the reward from Allah subhanaw taala then your sins are forgiven. So these these Hadith or these traditions, these words of the prophets are silent or exclusive to the month of Ramadan. And that's why we say Ramadan Mubarak, it has lots of Baraka, lots of blessings. So,

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beginning this surah after Bismillah R Rahman Rahim

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Allah subhanho wa Taala says, in

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zelner, who feel a little

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inner, we have now here, Allah subhanaw taala he refers to himself in the plural we not in the singular in now this is a any a form that Allah subhanho wa Taala he uses throughout the Quran that we have which signifies

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his power and he

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authority. It's not that there is more than one God.

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Okay and this is something that kings and queens use, they say, you know, shall we do this or do that. So they refer to themselves being singular, in the plural and the plural case. And this is a feature of language, and what it represents is authority and power. So Allah subhanaw taala says in ends and now who knows Allah is the verb to come down to descend in unzila, who we have sent it down, sent it and zelner who is a pronoun referring to something else who, and he Allah subhanho wa Taala is referring to the Quran in zelner who fee in laylatul

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in Laila to cuddle or during law to cuddle. Now we know that the Quran was revealed in the month of Ramadan because Allah subhanaw taala elsewhere in the Quran, he says shahara Ramadan Allah, the Uzi Luffy Hill for

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the month of Ramadan, in which the Quran was revealed in and we also know, okay, from another verse

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in Surah, de Haan chapter 44 from the Quran, verse number three in

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woofie, Laila mobile waka that we have sent it down on a blessed night. So Laila, Kolkata is a blessing night. Allah subhanho wa Taala is telling us this in the Quran. In Ansel now who feel a Latin mobile Raka it is a night of Baraka, it is a night of blessing.

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So the Quran was sent down during Ramadan, it was sent sent down during Laila to Qatar, which is one of the nights of the nights of Ramadan.

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So then Allah subhanho wa Taala says one other camera Lila

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and what will make you know what Layla color is?

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So here it's like Allah subhanaw taala is wetting our appetites, you know, just making us wait for more.

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So what a draka may lead to further and then he informs us about the virtue of local color, and he says leyna Toluca Danny hi Ron min. l Fisher.

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He says laylatul cutter. Hi Ron is better than elf elf means 1000

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Shahar is month. It is better than 1000 months.

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Laila tolka Dario hi Ronin l Fisher.

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Then Allah subhanaw taala says

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danessa aka tomorrow houfy hubby is near Rob be him in Cali.

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He said, Tennessee will Mullah aka the melodica is plural for Malik Malik is one Angel. Like you have Maluku mote, the Angel of Death mela mela eeka is the plural the angels of Allah subhana wa Taala that are made out of light out of nowhere, and they only do as Allah subhanho wa Taala has obligated them to do they don't disobey Allah subhanaw taala laya Suna Maha Amara hoon. This is Allah subhanaw taala informs us in the Quran, Xs zero again, this we have this descending Xs zero similar to what rufo the root here root literally means spirit. root, also, but in this context is it is in reference to her to the to the angel to the greatest of the angels, angel jabril angel

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Gabriel. Notice how Allah subhanaw taala he excluded him from the melodica. He's from amongst the melodica he's from the angels, but to

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allude and to signify the great status of jabril he singled him out. And this is something that is done with great people. So for example, if you want to talk about a convoy, indeed he knows that it is during the month of Ramadan and that it is the 27th night. Then he swore by Allah

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Zirin said, How do you know that and obey replied by a sign or an indication that he the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam informed us of it rises.

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Here it rises that next day having no race on it, meaning the sun

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And this must have happened during his time.

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Mmm Ahmed, also recorded from Abu hora de la Guan Hua, what the prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he said about that look either in her Laila to be acting out CIT y sharena. We're in El mela ekata tilcon les letter fill out of the UK through minoxidil ha saw some amazing Hadith the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said very early, it is during the 27th or the 29th night And verily the angels who are on the earth during that night are more numerous than the number of pebbles

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more numerous than the number of pebbles

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as in the dunya and how it is filled with the melodic

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and we know that whenever you say whenever you make, do I

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whenever you are making dua, the angels are saying mean when you make dua for your Muslim brother behind his back your Muslim sister behind their back the malayaka they say, mean well, it could be missile

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mean, meaning our love,

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our love except his supplication, and to you is the same.

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There is another opinion. This is the final opinion that it moves from one year to the next, that Laila to Qatar is not limited to one night, it's not limited to the evenings have to one specific or one particular exclusive evening, from amongst the odd days of the last 10 days of Ramadan, that it moves from one year to the next, that this year, it could be the eve of the 21st and next year, it could be the eve of the 23rd. And the following year, the eve of the 25th. This is another scholarly opinion that is in circulation. And this is the view that

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a termination dimensions from a boo caliber

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has been also recorded by Malik authority, a comedy been handled is happy been Rockaway episode, and Mussolini and others. It has also been related from a sheffey and alkazi reported it from him. And Jani, Allah subhanho wa Taala knows best. And when you listen to all of this talk about

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Laila to cuddle, and that it could be on this night or it could be on that night, or it might even rotate.

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What do you think the wise thing to do? The wise thing to do is take advantage of all of the last 10 nights of Ramadan? And what about if we got it wrong from the beginning? What about if we started later, or started earlier than the actual day that we should have fasted? So that's why it's important to work hard during the last 10 nights of Ramadan.

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And in one Hadith the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is reported to have tightened his waste material, like his waist belt, shut them in sorrow that he didn't,

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as some of them that said, have intimate relations with his with his wives, because he was engaged with a bed. He worked hard like we say he he rolled up his sleeves, you roll up your sleeves, will you pull up your socks? That's what's required of Muslims during the last 10 nights of Ramadan.

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Now, what should a person do? Or what should a person say? During the last during lateral Qatar?

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this very question was asked of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam by none other than his wife, Ayesha.

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Ayesha, she said to him, Yasser Allah, a messenger of Allah if it if I find the night of others, if it is led to Qatar,

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what should I say? He said only say Allahumma inika foon to him Bula fwaa Fulani, so Pamela how he kept it very simple. He kept a very important,

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very simple for such an important night Allahumma in NACA One, two hit bhullar 451. Which means our law Allah whom in NACA for one, you are one who pardons You are one who forgives.

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To hibou allow for you love, to forgive to hibbeler for you love to forgive, forgive me, so forgive me

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and when you are forgiven by Allah subhanaw taala

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Amazing things can happen to you in this life and amazing things can happen to you in the hereafter in the NFL. During medical coder, one of the best acts of worship you can do is plan is to stand up in that press

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is to perform Victrola saying somehow Subhana Allah Alhamdulillah La ilaha illa Allah, Allahu Akbar Allah Subhana Allah will be handy Subhana Allah halabi

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La ilaha illallah wa de la sharika lahu Maluku, whatever you handle wahoo Allah Polish a in a deer

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also to engage in stiffer, stiffer, is whereby you're constantly saying stuff for law, stuff or law, the stuff for law the more to a lake.

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That means you're asking for Allah Subhana Allah for forgiveness, again and again, repeating these words and engaging into

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a dua, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said when a bad da is a bad

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do I will do it there is a connection between the law and between our faith our attitude and our creed. Because through do I you are acknowledging the UI of Allah subhanahu wa taala that Allah subhanho wa Taala alone is deserving of your do I owe you is directed only to Allah subhanho wa Taala you're not asking others through your door, you acknowledging the Ruby of Allah subhana wa Taala, that he is the rub, that He is the Lord that He is the one who's capable of answering your door.

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This is the Roby of Allah subhanho wa Taala and through Do you also are implementing the tawheed of smack was set that so he'd have the names and the attributes of Allah because when you make dua, you use the names and attributes of Allah subhana wa Tada. You say yeah, man, your honey,

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yet a word? Oh Allah, oh one who repents the sins forgiven me.

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And so you're using the names of Allah Subhana hutan junetta other when you make do I begin by praising Allah subhanho wa Taala say Alhamdulillah

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and then

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begin with sending Peace and blessings upon the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and say was salat wa salam ala rasulillah then begin your day.

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And when you say you make sure that you have a present heart,

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that you have an attentive heart, Don't be hasty.

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It is sooner to raise your hands. And the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he said, Whoever raises his hands and Allah becomes shy, Allah becomes shy for your hands to be returned back without having having having given you something.

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It is also so not to be facing the Qibla It is also something that you have to do.

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It is also from amongst the only the conditions for you to be accepted is that you ensure that your body hasn't been nourished by means of Haram. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he mentioned a man who is traveling. He gave the analogy of a man who was traveling

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and he's here is a chef. The chef called

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Alibaba is full of dust. His clothes are dirty.

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He's a traveler and we know that the avid traveler is accepted. watamu haram mama shabu Haram. Well, best Whoo hoo haram wahoo. The ideal haram for amnesty Japanese Eric, he said his drink his food is from heroin. His drink is from heroin, his clothes.

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The clothing that he's wearing is from heroin. And he has been nourished on heroin. How is his daughter going to be accepted? And he's saying Yeah, yeah. That's why it's very important for us to always be in a state of Hillel to be in a state that is pleasing to Allah subhanho wa Taala. That all of our income is from halal and not haram source that our body that we've nourished this body with this vehicle that is carrying our soul

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is his his has been nourished, nurtured by means of halal means. And also Don't be hasty. Don't be hasty when it comes to your dog. When it comes to do it when you make a dua, Allah subhana wa Taala will either answer your door and give you what you want number one, or number two, he may give you something better than that, that you asked for.

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So you may not have gotten what you want.

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wanted, but Allah gives you better than the dude that you made. Because Allah at the end of the day knows what is best for you. You might think that what you are yearning for, that's what you want is good for you

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will love We are number one to let alone but Allah knows and you do not know. And Allah says I said to him bushi and mahasarakham you might love something but it is bad for you.

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So when it comes to I may be answered, or Allah gives you better than your dua, Allah subhanho wa Taala as the result of your dua

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he V's away, he would have a ham that was coming your way. There was a ham coming your way. And because you made and you acknowledge the oluwo here and the Ruby of Allah subhanaw taala

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he redirects that haram or that that harm, that harm is removed. It is taken away and you are not affected. To do it is always accepted. As long as you are sincere. As long as long as you have you have the loss, as long as you have a prison heart. And that's not possible. If you don't know what you're saying. How are you going to say, if you don't know what you're saying? How are you going to have? How are you going to have a present heart. So therefore make do it in your language as well. Yes, the best of us are the two of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam such as Robin attina dunya, Hassan or Phil accurately Hassan, walk in Adana, learn these and know the meanings of the

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duet so you can have a prison hot Otherwise, how are you going to have a present and an attentive heart?

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Because the last factor is very important. Allah understands all languages. Make dua in your language. Make dua, through the words of the prophet SAW Selim and repeat your

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three times is the sun repeating you three times in one Hadith, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he said Whoever says Allahumma inni a local

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local

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local whoever says our Lord grant regenda grant region negretti region three times jenness is our law granting gender gender mix clap for you. And likewise with gentlemen the one who says three times a lahoma in the owl the becoming either be Johanna Aloma in the owl the becoming either be Johanna Allahumma inni how to be caminada be Johanna jahannam says Allahumma ajouter whom in Abidjan.

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Oh Allah protect him from the punishment of Jana.

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So make do I more than once,

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make it again and again. Make it in your sujood when you are the closest to Allah subhanaw taala make it between the event and the karma instead of socializing at the masjid

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or playing with your phone or any other gadget make dua Raise your hands while you're waiting for the Mmm. And ask Allah subhanaw taala maybe Allah Subhana will change your whole life around.

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Make do as a fasting person

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make dua between us and between Muslim on the normal Juma on the on the day of Friday when the DA again is highly accepted.

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Make dua when it is raining. Make dua in the third part of the night when Allah subhanho wa Taala descends in in a manner that befits His Majesty and asks, who is making it so I can answer the supplication

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and Allah subhanho wa Taala. He, he praised those who make dua during the period where bill is highly homeopathic for those who make the effort during the period, that period of Baraka.

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So let us not undermine an underestimate the merit and the virtue and the power of do I yes power. Do I is the weapon of a movement. It is the sila a DA sealevel movement. It is the weapon of a believer. Sometimes you don't you don't have anything to offer. You want to offer but you don't have you offer your you offer your art to the people that are around you to the people that are in poverty stricken countries, people who are being oppressed, people who are being tortured, people who have been humiliated and disgraced our very own people, our brothers and sisters in Islam

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My dear brothers and sisters in Islam during this last 10 nights of Ramadan, maybe Allah subhana wa tada will change you for the better.

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Or maybe Allah subhanho wa Taala will ward off some harm that was coming to get you because in one Hadith, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he said, Let your route do cada Illa de OCHA makalah alayhi salatu, salam, the what? What actually

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changes the Kaaba and Qatar of Allah azza wa jal is

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that's what changes it. That's the only thing that's the only thing that can change harm that was coming to before you, there was some handles coming to be for you. And then you make dua, and then it is removed and driven away. These are the words I leave you with. And I ask Allah subhana wa Taala to give us the strength and the energy and the seal, to worship Him in the manner in which he loves. We ask Allah subhanaw taala to accept our fasting to accept our Torah, to accept our recitation of the Quran to accept our record, our sujood an hour during this noble month, Allah hota hai la Island or sallallahu wasallam without a God in the bnm Hamad Salam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa

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barakato.