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alameen wa Salatu was Salam ala rasulillah Karim, Allah Allah He was the minister medicine at laomi Deen

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All Praise to Allah May Allah decent blessings on his last prophet muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and all those who follow the path of righteousness until the last day.

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The topic

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was presented in the court, but today

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was hard.

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But it was hard within a particular context,

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the context of the principle

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of thanking a law for his blessings.

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And this is a principle which has been emphasized in the Koran. And then the teachings of the Prophet Muhammad SAW them in a variety of different ways.

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Allah has blessed us

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by bringing us into existence, in this life. And

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in the course of our lives.

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We enjoy a variety of different blessings which Allah has given us, without our necessarily deserving them.

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And

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in reply to that

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we are required by God

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to worship you.

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And worship

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is an expression of thanks for the blessings which Allah has given us. This is why the court prayer in Islam,

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in our core prayer, the main prayer that we pray, in each unit of every compulsory prayer, as well as voluntary prayer, which is done in a formal fashion.

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We begin by saying al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil aalameen.

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All thanks. All praise is due to Allah, Lord of all the worlds. So even in the the essence of our prayer, we are guided by Allah to begin our worship,

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to begin our

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prayer by thanking Allah for the many blessings which he has given us.

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We have many examples from the statements of the Prophet Muhammad wa Salaam, wherein he said for example, that you should look to those below you

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not look to those above you with regards to the materials of this life.

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Because there is always somebody who has less than you.

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So if you look to those below you who have less than you, then this is better to remind you about the blessings which Allah has given you.

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If you look always at those above you, then it is easy for you to deny that Allah has given you anything. You will question a lot, why didn't you give me like you gave him

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so you become ungrateful instead of being thankful. This is why the Prophet Mohammed sighs alum, advise us to look to those below us.

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So that we would remember the grace and the blessings which Allah has given us.

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And when you look at all of the various Pillars of Islam, the fundamentals, which make up the structure of Islam,

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the declaration of faith

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is

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fundamentally a declaration to the community that you have recognized.

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Allah

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is mercy on you

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and your preparedness, to serve Him.

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The prayer of five times daily prayer,

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again, you are taking out of your time taking out of your

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your day,

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which generally speaking, is devoted to

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providing for your material needs.

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And remembering God

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thanking a lot for the blessings he has given you.

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So your day is organized around through the remembrance of God and giving thanks to him.

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Fasting

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we are giving up food

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to be able to better appreciate the blessing of

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Food,

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to remember God and to give thanks to

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the cat.

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Again, we're taking out of our money,

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giving it

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in charity, compulsory charity to those in need,

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giving thanks to Allah, for what he has given us, he has blessed us with this wealth.

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And we show our gratitude to him by sharing some of that wealth with those who are in need

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and hedge

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hedge which has with it,

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all of the previous pillars,

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sacrifices in time

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and wealth,

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psychological,

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economic,

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spiritual,

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it combines everything

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in that short period.

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And it is the one major sacrifice that we are required to make once in a lifetime.

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And the Imam began talking about Hajj and the sacrifices of Hajj

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by quoting a verse well at least aluna Yama is an undeniable that you will be asked

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on that day, on the day of judgment about the blessings which Allah gave you.

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The law will ask when we stand before God for judgment, he will ask us about what we did with the blessings which he gave us.

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Then, he went on to points out

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as the law states in the Koran when he learned he had a nasty jailbait, Minister biolase Avila that Allah has prescribed for mankind,

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pilgrimage to the house of Allah.

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Whoever among them is able.

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And then he quoted

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from the hadith

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of gibreel.

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Wherein Angel Gabriel came to Prophet Muhammad wa sallam and asked him about what Islam was. And he pointed out the Pillars of Islam. And in it, he mentioned, Hajj being the fifth for those who were able.

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This is all to emphasize, to remind us that this is a compulsory duty honor.

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And he quoted another Hadees, found in Sahih, Muslim, wherein the Prophet Mohammed Al Salam had said to his companions, that ally had made Hajj compulsory for them, so they should do it.

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And one of the companions asked, Is it every year and the problems that some of them didn't respond?

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He asked again, is it every year? Still no answer.

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And after he asked, the third time isn't every year he responded to him saying that if he had said yes, it would have been completed become compulsory for them to do it every year, and they wouldn't be able to do so.

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It is compulsory once in a lifetime.

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And it is compulsory, as soon as one is April.

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He

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talks at length

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about a tendency which is developed amongst Muslims wherein they delay

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doing Hajj

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putting it off

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until the latter years of their life.

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You know, if you as a young person, express to people you're going to make hives they are they will ask you why you're gonna make hives. No, wait until you know is what all people do.

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Know when you're just about ready to die. When you've done all the bad things you can do in life, disobey the law as much as you can and you run out of energy. Now it's time to go and make hives. And because Allah says that the Hajj is accepted, the rewards for it is nothing but paradise. And that one who makes a hedge without, you know, committing any crimes or

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are treating people badly etc.

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Such a person will return from his Hajj pure from sin, like the day he was born.

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So on the basis of these statements of the problems Our solemn people have

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missed the spirit of what was being said, latched on to the text, the word

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and concluded that it's best to do hedge when you're ready to die.

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No sense using up this wonderful opportunity when you're younger, because then you're liable to come back from doing bad things again. And then there was no value, you know, you've lost the value of the forgiveness or atonement to salvation you got from the early Hajj.

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But this is a very distorted concept. Because what it does is it It

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assumes one that you are guaranteed the next year, or the next 10 years or the next 20 years or 30 years.

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And the reality is no one knows when he's going to die. You can die anytime

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you can get sick, anything, things can happen to him when he will want to make the hats that you won't be able to make.

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So

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it is folly for one to think of heads in this life. And if one lives in life of corruption,

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for one to be able to go and make Hajj

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which will be of a standard, which would be acceptable to a lot. It's not like I won't say impossible, because you know, a lot of the greatest and people can make major changes in their lives. But the reality is that when you're in the habits, when you lived your life, as a corrupt individual, choosing that path deliberately knowing righteousness and avoiding righteousness and choosing evil, then the latter part of your life in order

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for you to go and make Hajj at that point, thinking now that you can make a hedge wherein you won't hurt anybody.

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You won't harm anybody.

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You won't commit any kind of corruption you will come to a with a pure hedge, the kind of control self control that that requires you have not developed

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your business living a life of you know, total recklessness, you got no control in your life. So why do you think that that one instance, for those few days,

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five days in your life, you are going to be able now to have the kind of control you never did.

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Not like In fact, when you go there and have just a lot of difficulty, even with all the the

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facilities that are now available, making ads much easier than it was, you know, 50 years ago, 100 years ago,

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no, there is difficulty. There are the huge crowds people are crushed together, somebody will be stepping on your foot. You know and if you are not, if you don't have any kind of self control, when a person steps on your foot, you know you have your natural reactions to get angry and

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somebody will be outgoing you in the head, people will be pushing you and you'll be falling down, all these things will be happening to you. And if you don't have a consciousness about what you're doing that this is for a lie etc. and have developed self control by practicing the principles of Islam, the five pillars all along for your life, then you will not be able to handle that you will not have the kind of mercy which will be able to carry you through that Hajj without reacting to what people are doing to you. And as such, you will not gain the rewards which Allah has promised for those who make an acceptable Hajj

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and HUD has in it

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as the person stated

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that it is compulsory once in a lifetime. It is a major sacrifice that we make once in a lifetime.

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Of course, we may make Hajj

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beyond one however, again has should not become

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a matter of prestige, because what has happened again to in the Muslim world.

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Today, in many places when a person makes Hajj is now called Haji.

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You know he has this title put on him now as he is a Haji and he may wear a cap on his head but he never used to wear a cap before and he is looked upon in the community in a special light. Right.

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And it becomes an issue of prestige and people may talk

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amongst themselves, you know, how many Hodges did you make so and so said I made turkey hedges I made or I made 14 other ones, no, I will I made, you know, and it becomes an issue of, of mutual boasting. You know, like, how many times have you been to New York, how many times you've been to London, you know, amongst the materialists, right? And it becomes a similar kind of material boasting and this is not what happens number five, Muhammad Allah made one hatch

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It was about trying to make it every year, you know, so, you can

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put some notches on your belt or whatever, you know, them for them, you know, would have done so,

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he made one.

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And what we have to realize is that, that one has to make that the one that counts,

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you need to make one

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which is the compulsory one, and do it to the best of your ability.

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Following that, you may make

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voluntary pledges, you know, and of course, there is reward in itself.

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But the one which was compulsory I knew the very first one you made, that was the one

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and the amount quoted statements of departments or salon. You know, when he said, for example,

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that we should hate into Hajj for no one knows the time of his death.

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And in Islam, there is no such thing as an individual who never makes Hajj in his life. Of course,

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this is for those who have the ability,

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because there will be people who will not make Hajj in their lifetime. In fact, I would venture to say that the majority of Muslims will not make Hajj in their lifetime.

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However,

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the intention because remember, problems as elements said, the deeds are rewarded according to their intention.

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So for a person who is unable, but he has the sincere intention to make Hajj, if we have the ability comes to him, then of course he was rewarded for that intention.

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And you in another narration, advised us that we should hasten to make Hajj whoever amongst us wishes to make Hajj because we never know when we may become sick, or our circumstances may change where we lose the ability because of one need or another need. And he mentioned the case of Omar Abdullah,

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the second Caliph, you know who

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chose to or decided to take jizya

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from those people who have the means to make Hajj and didn't do so,

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that jizya is a tax imposed on non Muslims who live within the boundaries of Islam.

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And this tax which they pay

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something like tribute, but what it really is, is for their defense, they are not obliged. They are not required to join the army to fight in the defense of the Muslim state.

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The state provides things for them, they do not pay zakat, which the rest of the Muslim space. So, instead, there is a tribute which is taken from them, which may vary in quantity depending on the need and the time

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not as in the case of the car, the compulsive killer for Muslims, there is a set amount that is given whereas in the case of just the various In any case, when I put a non Muslim face disease excuse for military service, only Muslims will go to fight.

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So Omar, Calif Omar had decided to take jizya from those Muslims who had the means to make Hajj and didn't.

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He was considering them like the Christian.

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So he was in fact saying you're like Christian, you're like non Muslim. If you have the ability to make Hajj and you're not making Hajj

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and he was also quoted as saying

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that those having the ability to not to make hides or not doing so are in fact, Christians or Jews

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and Ali, the fourth Calif

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was also quoted as saying that whoever is able to make Hajj and does not do so will die like that, just like that of the Christian or a Jew.

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And the Imam

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spoke to the community

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points he pointing out that people spend great wealth, large amounts of money

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on their material

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life and have neglected Hajj

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in many instances,

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he then pointed out that

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in the past, you know, trying to show that there really is no excuse

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for people, particularly here to make cuts, not Nick Hodge. And the fact that he's speaking about it means there are a number of people here as surprising as it might seem to us, you know, who have come from

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distant lands to come and work here. Oftentimes, most people tend to come with the idea in mind that we can make Hajj first opportunity, we'll go and make Hajj you know,

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or a person accepts Islam and you know, the idea of going to make it something immediate in their mind, caused by, you know, before you go back to your country.

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It may be surprising for us to hear that but there are many people here who have lived their lives

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very close

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to Mecca, you have people even living in gender,

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gender, you know,

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100 kilometers plus away from Mecca, not making.

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So he was pointing out that in the past, people when they went to make Hajj

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this was like the journey of a lifetime. As would take years, you had people leaving from West Africa, for example, they would set out it's a journey taking years, that's when they're going to need their will. And, you know, because there is no return. Oftentimes, many people who made Hajj didn't come back and they died on the way or they died after making it there. Or they just, you know, settled

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went this way.

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As was the journey of a lifetime.

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I said it took years as time went on it shifted down to months, etc.

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Yes. Now, today it is easy to get on a plane, it's a matter of a couple of hours from Riyadh

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to get into Hajj, come back very simple, easy process. So really, there is no excuse for not making Hajj particularly for those people who are in this area who have the means.

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And then the second part of the clip,

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he praised those people

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who took their children, their women, the people who they are guardians over, you know, a man is Guardian over maybe his mother's father's dead

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sister, she's not married, you know, his daughter,

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his wife,

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and these people, these women.

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according to Islamic law, they're not required to make Hajj unless they have a guardian to accompany them has is compulsory on them, as it is compulsory on males. However, there is an added principle which goes beyond economic ability, which is that of having a guardian because the trip of Hajj is a difficult trip. And a woman can easily be harmed in the course of that trip. So Islam has made it compulsory for her to have with a guardian to protect her through the course of her journey.

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So he pays those men

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who saw this responsibility on their hands and took their families of the women in their families on Hajj. And the children have questions when it's not compulsory. A child who is under the age of puberty is not compulsory to make ads for the child. However, if you take the child for Hajj, then you get the reward of taking the child for Hajj, it is a law will reward you for that.

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The child is no reward in it for that child because the child has not reached the age of puberty is not compulsory on the child. So when the child reaches the age of puberty, it then becomes compulsory on that young person whenever they have the economic means to go ahead and do it. But prior to that

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When you take a child, you get the reward for taking the child getting the child familiar, or, you know, to appreciate the blessings and the sacrifices of Hajj.

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He also mentioned that I show the wife of the problems I tell them, the third wife had asked

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if there was Jihad for women.

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And he was a lumberyard, meaning Jr, in the sense of going out and taking up arms, you know, fighting for the defense of Muslim states or for the spread of Islam or whatever, the US and she asked that and he said, Yes. However, the Jihad for them is one which does not involve fighting.

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It is Hajj

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and Umrah

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so

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this is Jihad foreman, an opportunity for them to gain the kind of rewards that men gain. When they go out and fight jihad, they have that opportunity in making ajinomoto. So it becomes the duty of the males to avail

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themselves have the opportunities to gain veterans for themselves by taking their women on Hajj. And he mentioned that is really a shame that there are many mothers here in the kingdom.

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And wives who have grown old

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and I've never made Hajj

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so enclosed of the footpath

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by

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encouraging people not to delay on the Hajj.

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And

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to remember that we have a duty to thank Allah, the blessing that He has given us.

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A period of Hajj is coming. Those of us who are able, should avail ourselves of that opportunity to show our thanks to Allah, not in just words, saying of Hamdulillah, which we should say anyway, with meaning, but by allowing

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the sincere intention of thanking a lot to be manifest in our actions, by sacrificing of our time and our wealth, in hajj, to cycle law, and to gain from the spiritual

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opportunities that exist in hajj for ourselves purification.

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So that was

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the basic

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summary of the cover as far as I was able to grasp.

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If there was anything in the football that I missed

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of the segments, which the man made, and he made a lot of statements, you know, I'm trying to write as quickly as I can, but there will be one or two things that we'll miss miss. Was there anything anybody picked up anything?

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If there are any comments, or questions anybody would like to ask now concerning the concept of

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thanking a law for the blessings you've given us,

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and showing that thanks to the various acts of worship, in particular the Hajj, please.

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In terms of what the reward, yes, in terms of economic

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Yes.

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I mean, because once the money has been given to you, then it becomes

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possible for you to make hives, you're not you're not have the ability, which you didn't have before.

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So, I mean, the ability is that doesn't mean it has to be money necessarily, that you earn, that's the norm as money you've earned, you've saved whatever. But it also includes, you know, somebody giving you granting you that the means the ability, you know, for example, robusta every year, it's, it's in Mecca, this world Muslim League, it brings Muslims from various parts of the world as guests. It provides the means for them to make touch.

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And that just is perfectly valid.

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ads on behalf of other people. Yeah, it is fun.

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trouble.

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The problems are seldom, you know, was asked about it by his companions.

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But the only thing that he specified is that the person was making Hi, john, on behalf of somebody else, do so after having made Hajj for himself. In other words, you cannot go ahead and do it to somebody else. If you have not done for yourself, you must do for yourself first after that, if somebody for some reasons, is physically unable to come. So he asked to send the money and asked you to please make cards on his behalf. It is possible,

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very large

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economies and others?

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Well, I think what you're looking at here, again, is a mean,

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a person The point is that when we are teaching how much how should be taught this is really we're looking at really, what is the fundamentals, you know, people learn the five pillars of Islam, but how to do these five pillars in the correct fashion according to the spirits of these pillars, according to the guidance of departments, I said, I'm gay with with regards to the Scriptures, to a large degree, people are not aware of this, they're just thought you have five pillars, you have this, you have this, you have this, right. And then customs come into play after that. So things are done according to the local customs in the various areas and not done, really in accordance with the

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sooner. So what is proposing fundamental is that has when it is being taught to people, it should be taught in a way that they understand that it is compulsory on them, as soon as they're able, is not just it is compulsory, once in a lifetime. But as soon as you're able

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to break down these misconceptions that people have in terms of customs. Now, if a person

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plans to make arches, his intention to make ads, when he doesn't have the means he's saving, saving, saving, he doesn't manage to gather sufficient means to do so until he is you know, in the latter part of his life. Of course, this doesn't apply. Because when he had the means to do so that's when it became compulsory for him. So if the means didn't come into the latter part of his life, then that's just a law of destiny. And that he is not included in that category. He is only speaking of those people who are young, who have the means because they've gotten in business or whatever they happen to have a good job, whatever, and they have saved sufficient money to do so it's not a

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problem for them to do so. But they have chosen to delay it.

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You know, if they've done it out of ignorance, because of the fact that people around them, you know, all advise them that you know how to do something you do when you're old, you know you don't do when you're young, it's foolish to do when you're young. And he did not have the opportunity to get the kind of knowledge which would make him realize that it is something compulsive immediately when you have the ability, and then it so happens that he carried on through his life with that principle. And

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at some point, later points in life, he came to the realization that there's something I should do, you know, I shouldn't really be late in the day. And at that point, he decided to do it and of course, a lot most merciful. That's the time when the knowledge came to him. That's when we are responsible. You know, when we get the truth, when we have knowledge, we are aware of what is required of us, then we become responsible for acting on that knowledge. Well, I think what you're looking at here, again, is a means

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a person The point is that when we are teaching how much how should Hajj be taught this is really we're looking at very what is the fundamentals, you know, people learn the five pillars of Islam, but how to do these five pillars in the correct fashion according to the spirits of these pillars, according to the guidance which departments are engaged with with regard to these pillars. to a large degree people are not aware of these, they're just taught you are five pillars you have this you have this you have this right and then customs come into play after that. So things are done according to the local customs in the various areas and not done really in accordance with the

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sooner. So what is proposing fundamental is that when it is being taught to people, it should be taught in a way that they understand that it is compulsory on them as soon as they're able. There's not just it is compulsory once in a lifetime.

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But as soon as you're able, so to break down these misconceptions that people have in terms of customs. Now, if a person

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plans to make hutches intentionally make hardware, he doesn't have the means he savings savings me doesn't manage to gather sufficient means to do so until he is, you know, in the latter part of his life. Of course, this doesn't apply. Because when he had the means to do that, when it became compulsory for him, to have the means didn't come into the latter part of his life, then that's just a lost destiny. And that he is not included in that category. He is only speaking about people who are young, who have the means, because they've gotten in business or whatever, they happen to have a good job, whatever, and they have saved sufficient money to do so it is not a problem for them to do

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so. But they have chosen to delay it.

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You know, if they have done it out of ignorance, because of the fact that people around them, you know, all advise them that you know, had something to do on your own, you know, you don't do when you're young, it's foolish to do when you're young. And he did not have the opportunity to get the kind of knowledge which would make him realize that it's something compulsory, immediately, when you have the ability. And then it so happens that he carried on through his life with that principle. And

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at some point, later point in life, he came to the realization that there's something I should do, you know, I shouldn't really delayed and delayed. And at that point, he decided to do it and of course, a lot most merciful. That's the time when the knowledge came to him. That's when we are responsible, you know, when we get the truth, when we have knowledge, we are aware of what is required of us, then we become responsible for acting on that knowledge.

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Well,

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Hajj is compulsory and mankind

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it is.

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However, there are different levels of you know, I think being compulsory.

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What is initially compulsory, the primary thing which is compulsory is

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belief in a law that's primary.

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If that isn't there, then the other things which are compulsory, cannot be

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done before that it's like putting with we say the cart before the horse

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and then we have to put the horse in front which carries the cart. Well the horse in front here is released in a law that comes first that is the primary responsibility. After that, then the other things come. So the person goes to make Hajj,

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if a person goes to make Hajj and he has no faith in Allah, then that Hajj is of no value, if you

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this is a very fast, if he gives the chi cetera and he does not believe in Allah,

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then it is useless, because has is an act of worship of Allah. So you have to believe in Allah before you can

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perform that act of worship and it be acceptable to Allah.

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Of course, there are non Muslims who have gone to Mecca may have

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Yeah, we have, you know, adventures, you know, who will come out of England and America, you know, because Mecca was considered like the Kaaba in Mecca was considered like the Holy of Holies of Muslims, you know, a secret place non Muslims can enter. So you know, they have this adventurous kind of thing. They want to find out what is going on inside there. So you have some adventure it left in

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Women in America, they pretended to be Muslim, you know, and went to the Muslims and went and made hats, they came back and wrote their stories about their journey and to see the Holy of the holies right. So, we are people have done it, but what is the value of that

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it

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is of no value in the sight of God.

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So, when a lot refers here and he says that, you know a lot has made a

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pilgrimage to the base to the house of Allah, you know, compulsory on mankind, it is compulsory on mankind

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who have first disease

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okay. And we have to also again,

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remember that a lot also said in another version of

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that,

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after this year, no mushrik, no pagan, will be allowed to come in to Mecca.

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This is after the, the conquest of Mecca. You know, because initially, you know, when the pop stars Allah made the Treaty of Sedalia with the Meccans, they agreed to allow the Muslims to come in to make Hajj and the pagans would step aside back out, and then they would go and make their own Hajj. Right, because pagans used to make her jostle for oma.

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But after the conquest of Mecca, the verse was revealed, and pagans were prohibited from coming into Mecca. So we don't take a piece of the Koran, and then neglect another piece, we have to bring it all together. So that other verse clarifies for us, that when Allah spoke of the people, he was talking about the believing people.

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And also we have, you know, the example of the Prophet Muhammad SLM in terms of his own practice, you know, what happened?

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When not, you know, repeating the whole thing again, I mean, if the question was, if in your first tattoo,

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you didn't have the necessary self control, to stop yourself from reacting to people, when they you know, stepped on your feet, or elbowed you or whatever and you reacted by shouting at them or hitting them back or whatever, right?

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I mean, what is there a method of atonement for such acts? Or does one have to then repeat this whole Hajj?

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Well, for such access, I mean, there is no specific atonement which has been specified. reprocessors said one who elbows in or one who said No, there's nothing of this nature. Of course, when you do it, you realize that you seek allows forgiveness for what you've done, it is wrong, right? You ask the Lord to forgive you, if you have the, the could say the consciousness. So you really you, you catch yourself after doing the act after loss, forgiveness, etc, you know, then it is possible I can forgive you for the act that you did, right? So we realize that the Malala was perfect. And the Hajj which

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God rewards us for with Paradise is not necessarily a 100% perfect patch, because we are human beings, but with sincere intention, seeking allows forgiveness for whatever errors we do, trying to apply the principles of the Hajj in order to the best of our ability, inshallah, Allah will reward us as he as promised.

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What is

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unlimited

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choice

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are better. His question was

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if a Muslim has already performed

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and some years later or the next year or whatever he finds also means to be able to perform ads again.

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Is it better for him?

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Do you use that money to perform Hajj or to give that money, for example, to the Mujahideen for fighting in Afghanistan, or, you know, some other,

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you know, field, which which has been praised by a lot? Of course, you know, this is a hard question to say what is better for that individual?

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No doubt, the prompts are, some of them have spoken very highly of the rewards of those people who support those who are fighting in jihad, you know, helping those who are in need.

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I mean, the rewards for that are

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tremendous.

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And

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it's a hard decision, you know, if they need to me, I would say, if you ask me personally, what, you know, what I think I would do, I mean, I would say that if there is a circumstance, where there is a critical need for funds in terms of some tragedy of like in Bosnia, or jihad in some place, that, it would probably be better to give the money in those areas, then to go again, for for one individual, but then one has looked to see the quality of that initial hedge, if one had made one, which was not satisfactory, then to try to make another one, you know, as a means of, of course, correcting for some of the errors that were made on the first one, then that may be primary, given that

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circumstance, but if one felt he made a good hedge, you know, he felt good coming out of his hedge, and possibly it may be, you know, better to do so.

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Again,

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okay, I'd rather just

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quoting that share

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the leading color of the kingdom, you know, had made the ruling or the fatwa that it is better for a person with a ready made Hajj, to give that money to the Mujahideen, those who are fighting jihad, because it's something which great rewards have been attached to. However, I would just add that, you know, in the, in the case of a priceless made to hedge and feel good about the Haji mean, what if he went their ignorance and he made a mess of his hedge, and I would say it's probably better for him to go again, to make his had to try to at least make a kind of hybrid he comes out feeling good about, you know, given a circumstance and it is better, inshallah. eminent chair with revises rules

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to give for the jihad or some other major need in the oma

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what the scholars have held, you know, majority of scholars have held that

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Hajj is not required of her, she does not have the means, by another having a Muslim, she doesn't have the means, or means they're not complete, there is a minority, you know, other scholars in recent times, who have ruled that if she traveled with a group of women, you know, that this is acceptable. However,

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you know, I would tend to think that,

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since the maharam has already been made a requirement for her,

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the fact that she has the remainder of the means, but not this means, but she has the intention to do so, a lot of rewarding her for that intention already. So, now, if Allah has not required a verb to grow, until he has this added means for her to now grow, when it is not a requirement is to put herself you know,

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in a circumstance which Allah has not answered her,

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you know, Allah is most merciful, he has already you know, blessing her for, for having the intention and saving the means, but just not the means being complete. So, then why go and put yourself in a circumstance which is really

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of a questionable nature at this.

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So, I would, you know, support the view that you know, the scholars that a woman who has not the means, should not do so.

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Because this is is an actual part of her means, just like a person who hasn't got the economic means people will ask also can I begged my way to hedge

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lambda, really, you know, you don't have the economic means you have the intention, good enough. But to go begging from town to town, you know, some people did

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This, they would go they leave their area and just by begging on the way, make it to Hodge to make begging to hedge and begging on the way back again, you know?

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What, like, quite possibly, you know, I bet this is just a lot of people set out in that fashion didn't make it you know

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traveling

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which

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was established

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for information

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and they sent me a book called dirty

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chapter dealing with one of the ways that they were able to help the British government to gain influence in the world was

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at one time it was in India

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lot of trouble with piracy, many other

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situations very long time.

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And Thomas Cook

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spoke to the Government of India often

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by

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the way,

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not only fabulous

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come out

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Oh,

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my God.

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Well, whether, you know, it is

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the Whammy, you know, collected over 12 million realities and in a in a couple of weeks in less than, you know, a very short space of time to get money to get food and supplies there. You know, there have been collections made they have been major collections made huge amounts of money I've been gathered, but the problem is that they cannot even get those supplies into

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their they're held up this is this is also part of the report. So, so, you know, it is not a question even of the of course, the money should be given and monies have been given managed funds have been collected, but they are being stopped from being able to can not get from Croatia, into bosnia to get the supplies to the people. The thing has been cut off this what this requires is military intervention. This is what is really required at this point in time. But unfortunately the Muslim Ummah is so scattered and torn apart.

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That there is no,

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no cohesive means of, of actually dealing militarily because that's what they should do is to, to send, as they were, you know, prepare the, you know, in the past to send armies, etc, you know, other issues that they should be prepared to send armies. Now to stop these

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it's not a question of just the food and medicine, the food supplies that have been gathered, but they can't get it to them. It needs military. It has been because of the the Yugoslav federal army is supporting the Serbs in dead this, you know, massacre of the Muslims?

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Yeah, this is the New World Order. Yes.

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That's not a question needed so much of pressure on voice, you know, I mean, they have the means to

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intervene. Of course, it would mean, I mean, it's a it's an every political move.

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But

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this is really all that remains

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to try to put pressure This is a long way around, to put pressure on America to intervene on their behalf.

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I mean,

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I mean, the Turks were right there, you know, was supposed to be

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concerned about the Muslim new Muslim states that have been

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great. I mean, they should be I mean, they're the course is actually many of the people in Brazil, the massacre, arm of Turkish origin. So if they, you know, have their own, you know, countrymen are virtually in a sense, the low caste, they all of them, that the kids were maybe were of Turkish origin, you know, and then they're sitting, I don't know, what they do,

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how they can't move,

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an observation

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dissolved.

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Most of us, were very happy with the great thing.

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And in a way, it was

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one of the things that observed immediately

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there was there were some

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paperwork,

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collecting money to build muscle.

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And it's definitely been more

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1015 1000s have been killed in nets right on

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the border.

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They will not in

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any way come.

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I think that

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what we're looking at, and this is only my personal opinion,

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what we're looking at is a response

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to Muslims gearing up to help Muslims in another area to begin practicing.

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And to begin

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doing our in that area of strengthen yourself islamically I think someone got a hold of one

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second over there and

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situation is going on.

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You know, like everybody's talking European at once a Christian nation, how they were awarded by It

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was terrible is against international standards against it. against that, so forth and so on. But none of them are making any, any definite moves to stop it. And I personally don't expect

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because the history of Christians is that they have

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a right to the first

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when they first when

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they went in, they went and they just got an aspirin.

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And it kills people all the way from the

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response that came in eventually. It was just that was a request or reaction.

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I don't see that much.

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So but the observation is that this is

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a potential

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Helping Hand being given by Muslim

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for the purpose of making

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my personal

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no more comments or questions,

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close ups of Hanukkah, Hanukkah, Shadow Allah in and talk through covenants.

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We have a lot to help those of us who are able to make Hajj have not yet done so to act on the advice of the Imam and the commandments of the Quran and the Sunnah to do so. And we also have a lot to

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give us the courage to act in whatever capacity we have to aid Muslims were under oppression in various parts of the world.

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And finally, I asked a law to help us to be conscious of him and our duty to him throughout our lives, that we die as Muslims.