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hamdu Lillahi Rabbil alameen wa Salatu was Salam ala rasulillah, Karim, Allah Allah He was Sufi, many standing alone within

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our praises due to a law and laws Peace and blessings beyond his last prophet muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam,

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and all those who follow the path of righteousness until the last day.

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The topic of today's quote,

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was

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concerning holidays.

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And

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it was in relationship to the people of this country, in particular.

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In that,

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this land, we know as Saudi Arabia

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is one which has

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a special place in the heart of Muslims.

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Muslims hold this land to be very dear, not because of the wealth that Allah has destined to be under the earth here, you know, which has enabled the country to to reach certain standards of development, but because of the religious significance of Mecca and Medina,

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now the people

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many of the people who are here are descendants of the early Muslims of the companions of the Prophet Muhammad, Salah, and those who supported him.

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And this, because of these factors, this area has always been

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loved by Muslims throughout the world, you find Muslims would come in the past and come in for Hajj, of ombre. And we just stay here, because they would prefer to spend, you know the rest of their lives here, many who would come to make hydro home row would come and stay.

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And it was not because this land that they said had any particular significance in terms of the economic aspects. Because it was, and still is, to a large degree and desert area, you know, where a lot of money has to be spent, even to turn it into a productive tournament to make it productive.

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And historically, the people

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of this area

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had recognized their responsibility,

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the responsibility, because of the fact that they were from here that they lived here, to

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convey Islam,

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to those in other countries when they left here.

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And what you find is, historically speaking, when you look at

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Indonesia, much of Africa, India, Malaysia, these areas, Islam spread, they're not by soldiers going and fighting, defeating the people and imposing Islam on them. But by way of traders, people who

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went there as businessmen,

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selling goods,

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buying goods, but because they came from this area,

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where

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Islam was a great responsibility on the shoulders of the people, these people live Islam. They were examples of Islam. And as such, even though they didn't know the languages of the people that they went to trade with, etc. They made such a marked impression on these people that you found within a few generations.

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Huge areas were converted to Islam, people accepted Islam, in waves.

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And so we have today some of the the majority of Muslims are in areas outside of the dissenter, where Arabs are

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concentrated, you know, what we call the Middle East, this area is only maybe about 100 million Muslims.

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Whereas the other 900 million Muslims are elsewhere.

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They are in the far reaches far corners of the world.

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So the amount spoke of this

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as a reminder to the people of this land today

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that in spite of the realities

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we're in a whereby the people of today who inhabit this land

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to a large degree cannot be compared with the early generations.

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Many are far away from Islam

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as far as Muslims in the outer reaches of the world

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and

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As such, there are not any more examples than Muslims we find in our own countries, you know, whether it's Africa or Philippines or whatever.

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Yet when people come here, they're thinking, as they thought in the past,

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that these people are the descendants of the companions of the Prophet Muhammad.

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And of course, for many of us, it is a rude awakening to find that these these so called descendants of the Prophet Muhammad wa sallam, you know, in no way exhibits, the qualities

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that was were exhibited by the early companions of the problems are seldom and the early descendants.

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And

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as a result,

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what has happened is that the people in these lands, when they have left these lands, for holidays, etc,

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they have not left,

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carrying with them the responsibility,

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the responsibility of promoting Islam, in both word and deed.

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What we find today is that Muslims

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are being massacred in a number of places around the world.

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In Bosnia, what we hear about now,

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large numbers of being slaughtered,

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and they're being slaughtered, just because they're Muslim.

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The media

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tends to

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put it in a political

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picture,

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to promote the political aspects of it.

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But when you look, and you see what the Serbs have done to the Muslims, there, you realize that it, it goes far beyond politics, politics, as we know it international politics, this is something which is a leftover from the crusade.

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Because you find the Serbs, after killing Muslims, carving crosses on their bodies,

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on their faces, and then their bodies, mutilating the bodies in this fashion.

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And driving out wherever whichever town they capture, they drive out all the clear them out of that area, they have to leave, they become refugees having to leave those areas. They're trying to remove Islam, totally from that area.

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During the time of communist rule there,

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the communists tried to crush Islam. And they succeeded to a large degree.

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They reached the you know, just before the fall of Russia, as we know it USSR and the other communist states. They were then forced the inhabitants of Yugoslavia to change their Muslim names, all of them wide Arabic sounding names, they were forced to change them over to Slavic names. And there was an ongoing

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struggle to try to erase this lab.

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And since the break up, the Serbs

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have taken on the banner of continuing that struggle, not only the name of communism, but under the name of nationalism.

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Now, what has happened is that while Muslims have been slotted there,

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we find that the countries that have come to their aid are the Western countries. And their aid, the aid is coming through various Christian organizations, Christian missionary organizations, who are exploiting the opportunity to draw these people into Christianity. Because when you go to Bosnia,

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as shocking as it may sound, you will find Muslims there are

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what of Islam they have is just the name. I mean,

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drinking

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fornication, I mean, all these different corruptions that we normally associate with Western society.

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It is it exists amongst these people who consider themselves to be Muslims, because they have been under

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pressure, communist pressure for the last 70 years.

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And it has taken its toll. However, there in the hearts of the people, there is still a love for Islam. So that when you go and you explain to them when Islam really is not allowed in Islam, so and so and so the people

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they want to know Islam they want to do.

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But unfortunately, Muslims are not playing the kind of role that they should be playing there in terms of helping these people

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and you'll find instead many of these

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European organizations,

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American missionary organizations are taking the children,

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the orphans,

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taking them back to their countries or into other other parts of Europe and

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have a concerted plan to

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christianize these people.

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In the past, when Muslims heard about the problems, which existed in different parts of the world, Muslims of this land,

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a cry would be given during hodgin. And other times when people visited here, and aid would be sent to these people and efforts would be made to try to help these people. However, today,

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we don't find that kind of reaction here or elsewhere.

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Similarly, in Somalia, after a struggle in the country, where the leadership which was a socialist, communist leaning leadership, was overthrown, but overthrown in a nationalist struggle, you find

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people being massacred in a large scale, many Muslims

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forced out of their homes, you read about the cases of them, you know, taking boats trying to go to other countries, boats, capsizing or whatever. And the UN have declared has declared this area to be an area of, of tragedy and starvation.

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There are many people there were starving to death daily, the mom quoted some 5000 children are dying their daily

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Muslim children.

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And the main sources of aid here again,

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are Christian Red Cross missionary.

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And as the man pointed out, what can you expect of a child

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who is starving to death?

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There's only skin on top of the bones.

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And somebody brings food to them, provide them with shelter?

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aid

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them Jesus Christ. What can you expect them to do?

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Muslims are

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these young children, or people accept Christianity out of their ignorance, because we know the masses of the people in these countries are Muslims by culture.

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Not Muslims in the sense that they know what Islam is. They're practicing the principles of Islam throughout their lives. They're Muslims by culture, not just does back in the Philippines or in Sierra Lanka, or wherever we know the mass of Muslims are by culture. This is what my parents did. This is what my grandparents did. This is what I do. But to say I've understood, and I'm clear on what Islam is.

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Most people are not clear. So when somebody brings them

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love, because Christianity is always presented from a point of love. Everybody wants love.

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So when these people come and share and take care of them, in the name of love, love which was manifest

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in Jesus,

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what are the people to think? What are they to choose?

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And he also described the situation in Albania, another country, which though the majority of people in the country, some 80%,

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were Muslim,

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this country became one of the most communist of communist countries.

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They broke ties with Russia because they considered Russia to be

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reformist.

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Breaking Away from the tradition, they even broke ties with China, when China started to make certain changes. When they were the most communist of the communists.

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They shut down every Masjid in the country

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destroyed what they could turn the others into

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museums or whatever. I mean, they made some one of the most vicious attempts to destroy Islam.

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With the breakup of Russia, that society fell apart also and the people of the country are in a state of dire need.

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And again, it is the missionary activity that is coming to their heads.

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So

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we should not be surprised

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if

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in the coming decades, we find a number of these countries which have been traditionally

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Muslim majorities change

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And Muslims of the world will be held to account. But specifically people here

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because

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they have been blessed by a law

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to be among those

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who have within the borders of their country,

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Mecca and Medina

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and who Allah has also blessed with an extreme amount of wealth.

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Yet,

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when we look at the man pointed out, and those who leave this country

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on holidays,

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we find them

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spending their holidays

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in the West,

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or in the east, in the centers of corruption.

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This is the reputation

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the reputation

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of

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this country.

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I'm sure in all of our countries, we read about stories daily.

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And pictures will be shown of people from this country

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committing all kinds of disreputable

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acts,

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which totally destroy the image of Islam in the minds of the people.

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And

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there is

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very few

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who would seek to spend their holidays in Muslim land among the Muslims, striving to help those in need.

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The amount

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declared to the people

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that there are a number of organizations here,

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which are working for the welfare of Muslims in various parts of the world, whether it's in Bosnia, Somalia, or wherever. And these organizations have programs, whereby any Muslim who wishes to spend his holidays

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in the service of Muslims, they can arrange, they will pay for the tickets and everything, make everything

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ready for a person who wishes to go and to do that.

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So he asked a lot to bear witness, that he had informed the people here of their duty, and all the means to

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put this duty into effect.

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And in a general sense,

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if because most of us who are here,

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English speaking, seeking to understand the meaning of the cookbook, we are not people of this land.

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So the message really,

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as I've explained, it is not as directly related to us, yet, there is an aspect of it, which is related.

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In that, we all spend holidays.

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We all are here working.

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And we think in terms of holidays.

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And where we're going to spend them What are we going to do

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and it is our duty islamically speaking,

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then when we go on a holiday, and of course the whole issue of holiday. This is something which is

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part of the effects

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of Western

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working principles, you know, like the weekend, etc, all these things are coming from

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evolved out of the industrialization of the West working systems of the West.

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I'm not saying that it's bad or anything, but I'm just saying we should understand where it comes from. We now have holidays, because you go back to the early Muslims. You know, you don't find any record of people having holidays and we work so many months in the holidays, we go off and just have a good time sightseeing and things like that. We as Muslims have to reflect

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that this time. As the amount was pointed out in the past time that we have off free time. This time, still has certain responsibilities linked with it. It's not really free time.

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Is that we can just go take off and you know, see the Eiffel Tower and the pyramids,

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Taj Mahal or whatever just to take off that doesn't use our wealth in this in this fashion.

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Really islamically speaking is is not really allowed.

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Because our both our time and our wealth, we will be asked about on the Day of Judgment. A law will ask us about how we spend our money, and how we spend our time.

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So, we do have a responsibility,

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that when we go on, quote unquote holiday,

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we should be keeping in mind our responsibility to spread the word of Islam.

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Because our

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as well as to spend our money in channels which are beneficial for ourselves for Muslim channels, which will increase the reward of our money spent

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and be a source of blessing for us on the day of judgment when we have to stand before God.

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So it is very important

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that if we go back home for holiday,

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we don't go back thinking

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as we thought before Islam, for those of us who are convert or as

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the non Muslims, Cafritz, this believers think when they go on holiday, very important. And when we go back, we go back, realizing that we have a responsibility to carry whatever knowledge of Islam that we have gained whilst we're here, back to the people

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are people who we return to whom we return. And that our money is when we go back, we should not be spending our money on a bunch of, you know, trivia, buying hi fi sets and you know, all this kind of chippings and trappings that we carry back, no better we spend this money and buy some Islamic books,

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and take back and give that to the present to our family members, then bring back high fives and, And walk, walk men and, you know, we have to be very careful

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about what we do with our money.

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So

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we should strive

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to utilize our time or holiday time

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in the service of Islam, just as we use our working time.

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Whilst we're here working.

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No, we're working for a wage with an intention to use that to benefit our

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standard of living. And the same time

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we have a duty to learn about Islam.

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here where we have an opportunity that we didn't have back back in our home countries,

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as well as to convey Islam

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to those

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around us, who are either non Muslims or non practicing Muslims.

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You see that we have an ongoing duty.

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And when we go on holiday, that duty just continues in another form.

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To the duty of conveying his love of practicing and conveying it is an ongoing lifetime responsibility

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is not something you do for a period of your life. You take a holiday from No, there is no holiday from the responsibility of Davos.

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There is no holiday from the responsibility of spending one's wealth in a fashion which is pleasing to Allah. Just as there's no holiday from Salah

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for us, as men, there is no holiday from someone who could say okay, women, when their menses come, whatever a lot gives them a break.

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But for men, there is no holiday.

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Because ultimately really there is no holiday from submission to Allah. That commitment to submission. This is Islam. So when we think of taking a holiday from any aspect of Islam, we're in fact, taking a holiday from Islam

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or leaving Islam.

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Islam is a 24 hour commitment is a lifetime commitment. We cannot take holidays away from Islam.

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So just in closing

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the responsibility of us whilst we're here, and of the people who are here

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to exemplify Islam, to live Islam, to convey Islam is something which has been the practice of Muslims of the past and should remain the practices of Muslims in the future.

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And Islam

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being not merely worried

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has to be lived,

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has to be implemented, has to become manifest in our actions

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for it to be truly acceptable to Allah.

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And in that way, we fulfill the responsibilities of submission to God and we may be able to earn the rewards which he has promised.

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We have a responsibility to Muslims wherever they are hurt, wherever they are being massacred, etc. and if we are in a position

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due to skills are well, we should utilize that position to help Muslims.

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And finally, we should utilize our spare time, holidays, weekends, whatever in the service of Islam

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and the service of a law, the service of Muslims

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because it is only in this way that we guarantee for ourselves

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we can guarantee for ourselves Paradise by ensuring that we submit ourselves our time our wealth, etc.

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to the service of Allah.

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If there are any

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comments

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or questions anybody would like to raise concerning the topic of today's code

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or any general comments concerning Dao,

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Dao activities, questions which have arisen which you have had some difficulty in explaining, you may also present them

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reference

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Saudi Arabia in particular,

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being responsible.

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responsibility.

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I had discussion with one of my co workers in reference,

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everyone, equally responsible,

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understand what our responsibilities are.

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The same or even what you're saying.

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By focusing on Saudi Arabia, as being a center

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or method of Medina, some type of a center or a center was the focus,

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I believe,

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a lot of being

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established within the minds of the Muslims that

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are here in Brazil,

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you have a responsibility is equal to the responsibility of

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equal to the responsibility.

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But not because you're born here, Saudi Arabia, that doesn't give you special responsibility, especially if you don't acknowledge

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responsibility from the Muslim

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brothers.

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And I'm seeing this wrong.

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What we can say is that Allah has focused on Mecca and Medina.

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Allah has designated these areas along with what we know as Palestine were the

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place of worship built by Prophet Solomon, you know,

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was these areas these three areas have been designated by a law through the problems as a lump as having particular significance, worship in Mecca,

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one prayer in Mecca that is worth 100,000 prayers elsewhere.

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So, Allah has designated this place to be of a place a focus, a focal point, pilgrimage is to Mecca. So this makes it a focal point.

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Now, those people who

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are

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This land is ended up in their hands.

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These people do have a responsibility

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to look after

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these

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places, which people elsewhere do not have. I mean, we all have a gender responsive in terms of coming and whatever we can to help so, but these people who are specifically here,

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for live blessed with wealth, etc, etc. They have a responsibility over and above

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Muslims elsewhere to maintain

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Mecca and Medina and the Islamic quality of this area.

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Because Allah, Allah through the problem with SLM

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commanded Muslims here

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to remove

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Christians and Jews from this area, that they would not be allowed in the Arabian Peninsula to set up their places of worship.

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Whereas elsewhere they are allowed

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in Egypt and other Muslim lands, Islam does not prohibit Christians and Jews from setting up their places of worship on land which they own, doesn't protect them. But in Arabia, in particular,

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Arabia, in which lies Mecca and Medina they are prohibited.

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So there is a responsibility here, which is greater in this particular regard, than the responsibilities of Muslims elsewhere. I agree with you that every Muslim is responsible before Allah, based on the knowledge that he or she has gained.

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And they have the responsibility to get the knowledge and responsibility to act on that knowledge. And that

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their responsibility, what they have been given by a law is not greater than their ability to fulfill it. This is what Allah has promised. But the reality is that Allah has placed people in different levels of responsibility, just as he has placed them in different levels of wealth.

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We're not all have equal wealth. No, we're all responsible for how we act on our wealth, use our wealth.

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But we're not equally responsible. For example,

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if I have a million reality,

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and you have 1000 reality,

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what I'm required to give,

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to sit for the end of Muslims is not mature request to give, there is a greater responsibility and me, giving me more money than giving me more of a responsibility.

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And the reality.

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Allah put you in an area, like the responsibility of the Sahaba, in terms of Islam is greater than our responsibility is not the same. It's greater, because they saw a prophet Muhammad SAW Salah, they saw the miracles, they knew

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that he was a prophet of Allah, on a level that we can never know.

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So their responsibility is greater.

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But Allah did not burden them with a responsibility greater than they could handle. He gave us our responsibility, and he gave them their responsibility. And we all have to answer to Allah. But people are on different levels. There are different levels of responsibility, there are different levels of wealth, there's different levels of

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you know, in all aspects of life, we have been placed by law on different levels.

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So I would agree with the mom, and with those who say that the people of this country

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have

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a greater responsibility

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to live up

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to the image of Islam,

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then people elsewhere, we all have a responsibility to live up to the image.

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But when a person comes here,

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which is the center of Islam, considered the center of Islam, from the time of the prophet SAW Selim and will be considered to the oma when a person comes here, and he finds

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things which are contrary to Islam, the effects that it has on him is much greater than it does when he runs into a Muslim in America or Muslim in Philippines. You know, he was just he says the Muslim, the effect is much greater.

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And that's why the responsibility of the people here was greater

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But they would have to answer to a lot. This is why the mom was stressing this point to them, they have this added responsibility, you know that they are not fulfilling that responsibility. And it means that the punishment is much greater than Of course, that's what happens is that when you have a greater responsibility, and you don't fulfill that greater response, your punishment is greater also.

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So rather than being proud about being in this country, with all the wealth than you know, being a descendent of this, you know, like you find this is one of the things I've read sort of funny in

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some of the countries you know, where

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the idea of tracing oneself back to the Prophet Muhammad, Salah minnow is very popular amongst Muslims. So you have certain titles, people call themselves Sharif. Or say, you know, there are these titles that people will take on, you know, which indicates that they are somehow from the family of the brothers, right.

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And you find it in other movies, but it is something that's what people are proud of, you know, proud of being, but this person may be drinking alcohol from the kitchen and everything else, but he's proud of being a saint

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is delusion,

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just as for a person from here, to be proud of being, you know, in the land of the haramain, or whatever, you know,

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but he is that person is not living up to that responsibility. It's delusion, ignorance, the height of ignorance, because what they don't realize is that the punishment

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that they're going to receive for having been in that position and not living up to it is so terrible, that actually, we should not wish to be in their position.

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Unless such a person is in a position of responsibility, and fulfilling it, this is my problem. Once I tell them, you know, I private to jealousy,

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jealousy, to be jealous of somebody because he's rich, or because, you know, he's knowledgeable, to wish that you you know, this jealousy is prohibited, unless

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the person

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is rich and spending the money in the past.

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So, your your jealousy is not for the material aspect, you know, that thing which you can be proud of. But your jealousy is a expression of a desire to want to do righteousness as this person has done righteousness, this is where it is allowed.

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But just to be jealous, because he has money, or he has knowledge, this is prohibited.

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So similarly,

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to be jealous, because these people have

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oil wealth, able to build these big palaces and, you know, economically speaking, they're quite comfortable, such as me jealous of them is foolish, to be jealous of one who has these things and is using it for the sake of Allah. Yes.

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All right.

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We'll be introducing those.

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Now when we go to places from

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wherever you go know, you find the

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conditions

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of the city, but see how the Muslim stays in places. And if possible,

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we suggest that for Muslims,

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they try to find work the Muslim.

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Now we find Muslims

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in Japan, in Germany

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and it's really very, very good that we tried to mix with people with other people doing what we share with them what we know and we learn from them and

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enjoy what we are supposed to.

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So I suggest for people who have the means to spend the holidays,

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enjoying all the amenities, or the types of amenities that maybe

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we like to spend time

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with

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If you find that there's a very well organized Muslim community, there

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is an issue, for example, that Muslim, the sorts of beauty.

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With so many years, you find that the Muslims are afraid

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to show that identity is possible. But when we go to a place like this, you find that the Muslim minister,

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they are not afraid to show to the world that there was a difference in America, you find that the people, Muslim women are working with their children going to American wedding.

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We can afford it.

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I would still

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add that.

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You see the verse you quoted where a law says to travel in the land, and see the end of those before you who disbelieve

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the punishment really see you a lot of punishment on these people. This is different from you know,

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holidaying as people know it. When you go with that intention of seeing the site. Because we are going to see the sights, you're not going to see the sights of the punishment, you're going to Disneyland, you're going to the Eiffel Tower, these are made for a Muslim to intentionally head out for these places to spend his money, or her money in these places. islamically speaking, this is despicable. So if you're going to Singapore, it's not that you're going to Singapore, to see the site. And then whilst you're there, you'll also check out the Muslims know, you go there to work with the Muslim community.

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You want to go go there to work with the Muslim community

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not to do it as an afterthought, you know, second, you know, whilst you're there, okay, you will also check this out know, you that you're in your primary intention should be to go and to work with the Muslims there.

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This was the point, you know, that the mom was raising.

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But as you said, I agree with you it is relevant in on, as I pointed out, it is relevant to all of

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this.

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Bye,

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bye by the activities of the most offenders who are.

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So you find that nowadays, we try to make use of the resources that we have for dealing with Muslims everywhere

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through the means of

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promoting

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circulation

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by going to Singapore, instead of spending your money

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on by the Muslims, might as well be living as simple as possible.

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Or by buying things from the shop.

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Now, the comments.

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I believe that

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when I listen to a speech about Muslims up there, for example,

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my sympathy towards the girls

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question remains, what should they do? participate in

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those people?

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Should I pray

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for them?

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I believe that I put the kingdom

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so that they can take me out.

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I know that I have.

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Well, as the man pointed out, there are organizations here, which are involved in raising funds and sending manpower to Bosnia right now that

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they're sending manpower here. They're nurses, doctors, Saudi nurses and doctors and other smaller countries are volunteering, to go with groups for you know, whether it's for one month or for three weeks or whatever going there to help to deal with the Muslim needs there. No, besides one who is not able he doesn't have any skill or anything to offer in that capacity. They're gathering monies, monies which are used to buy food aid which is needed as well as, you know, weaponry, which is needed for the fight.

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So I mean, if we cannot contribute with ourselves, our bodies

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Then we should at least contribute with our Well, you know, and that prayer just to sit down to pray, I mean, if we have no wealth or money, or bodies or skills, well, then that's the lowest level. Right? Right. So if we do that we should do that anyway. But, you know, only a person who has nothing to offer in these other fields, you know, would that be acceptable to a law firm as being all that they did offer in these other fields? You know, would that be acceptable to a law firm as being all that they did?

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ceiling above

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the same set,

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the same separate?

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What about

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significance?

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Now, of course, feeling for their situation, being concerned about the situation mean, spreading the information about the situation, reading about it as much as we can, to have that personal concern is something that as a Muslim, we're required

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that whenever Muslims suffer, we should suffer, we should feel that it is somebody who's not we don't feel sad, until it happens to our sister, our Father, our brother, no, these are our sisters, fathers and brothers. In a sense, they're our family. So we shouldn't feel inside of ourselves, you know, pain and hurt, we should feel sympathy and concern. And this is what ultimately will motivate us to make the kind of monetary or physical sacrifices, which can aid in that situation there.

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Recently contributed amounts of money to save the London Zoo.

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This is a gross miscarriage of

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Ubuntu is asking whether it would be permissible in a circumstance like this.

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For a country, as was reported in the news, one of the GCC countries, which has access to large amounts of wealth, to contribute, you know, some millions of pounds to save the London Zoo,

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you know, the zoo that they have in London for animals, right? It had gone bankrupt, and they were talking about shutting it down. So one of these countries here donated some millions of pounds to save the London Zoo and the animals in the zoo.

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bryden.

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Yeah, well, you know, when we're trying to avoid actually pointing the finger directly at anyone, because it's not only an example, one example among many know where money is, which

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are not really the personal rights of those individuals, because what is the result of an ignorance as to who owns money?

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You know, is this money that you have yours to do with as you please?

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Or is it money which Allah has entrusted to you,

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as a part of a test of this life,

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to determine whether you have submitted your will to Allah, and we'll use that money in the channels which he has opened for you, and avoided using it in those which are prohibited.

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So it is in ignorance of this risk, Islamic responsibility in terms of wealth, that has led, you know, some people to spend money like this on, on things, you know, which are of no benefit to Muslims. You know, as our brother, you know, whether there were Muslims locked up in the zoo, that the money needed to be spent there. I mean,

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this is something which, as Muslims, we have to, we have to recognize our responsibility to use that money for the benefit of Muslims for the benefit ourselves and Halloween and for the benefits of

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women. Now, some of them are

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considering

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that they will accept Islam here, and there are many

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non Muslims that are not allowed.

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Well,

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We know that the law, the letter of the law, is that the Muslim woman

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cannot

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be married to a non Muslim man. That's the letter of the law.

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However, in a circumstance where a woman is married to a non Muslim, she is non Muslim, Islam Muslim, they're Christian.

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And they, and she accepts Islam, according to the law, then her marriage is sort of put on hold.

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whereby a period of time, some scholars call it to be like three months, the period of

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you know, whatever

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a period of time is set for that man to come to Islam.

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If he does not come to Islam, then the marriage is unknown.

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If none of them automatically, it's null and void, because she cannot be married to him legally speaking, according to Islam, so the marriage has no value, unless he becomes Muslim, they become Muslim, then the marriage has value, they continue as many married people.

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Now,

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that is going to mean of course, that if a woman goes back, because the technical technical factors about it, if a woman, for example, accepts Islam in January, for holiday doesn't come until December,

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tries to communicate with her husband about Islam, by mail or whatever, is, it's not that easy. It would be better if she were there to talk to him directly. So

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I mean, one would say though, there is a period, perhaps the period should really start when she gets back to Philippines, as opposed to starting at this point when she became Muslim here, because these are unusual circumstance. Okay. And truly, when she does go back to the Philippines, she is not allowed to have sexual relations with him. Because to do so, in that state where she is Muslim and non Muslim, this is an act of adultery on her part.

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Okay, this is the facts of the matter.

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But now,

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if a person is given a choice,

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between accepting Islam

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and not accepting Islam, that is accepting Islam, but going back, and committing according to Islamic law, adultery with her husband,

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and not accepting Islam is better for to accept Islam.

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It is better for her to accept Islam. So the issue of the husband and having sexual relations etc, the husband should not be raised in the initial stages. It's better in the course of Dawa with people, you know, because the word is circulated, you know, amongst the women that this is what's going to better to play this down now that you say it's not true. But to play it down, to emphasize their understanding of the principles of Islam and accepting those principles. And then hopefully inshallah, with their own personal growth, they will come to that realization and be able to handle the other aspects.

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Right, this would be my advice in terms of, of the dour, because we have to realize that if a woman accepts Islam

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and goes back to her husband,

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her act of going back to her husband does not take her out in Islam, it is a sin.

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But it doesn't make her anonymous. Again, this belief,

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so better for to be a Muslim

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than for her not to be a Muslim.

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So I would say that, you know,

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we need to keep this factor in mind. Now, as I said, I'm not saying that if people ask you point blank, but you're not to say no, this is not the case. No, because then you'll be like,

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and later if the person comes to find out that in fact it is so then, you know, you've I mean, you've you've shown yourself to be deceptive, etc, etc. No, but the idea I would suggest is that this will be played down. Emphasis will be made more on understanding the concept of Islam, accepting that establishing your prayer, you know, step by step.

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What about the

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city?

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I would hope so this would not take her out of Islam, it would be a sin on her part for her to marry a non Muslim, a sin on the part of her parents or guardians who allowed her to do so

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with this

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wouldn't take her out of Islam. Of course, the point is that for a woman to put herself in that position

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is to put herself in such a precarious for the way that Islam prohibits Muslim women from marrying non Muslim men. But yet Muslim men can marry non Muslim women, I mean Christians and Jews, specific, not Buddhists, or

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Hindus or anybody else, but Christians and Jews. Why? Because that relationship, the the male female relationship is such that a man who is a Muslim

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is more likely to cause his

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family, his wife, etc, to come into Islam.

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He has control over the family circumstances, the chances of her causing him to leave Islam very small. whereas in the case where a woman is under a man, with a non Muslim, Catherine Lim, the chances of him affecting her and causing her to leave Islam are great for the protection of women,

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knowing their natures etc, you know, psychological biological makeup, etc. Islam is limited

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for their protection,

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Filipino lady,

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and she's

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not

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ladies.

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And ultimately, unfortunately, they

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did nothing.

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And once you did,

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well, you know, let's say that, you know, inshallah, she grew in Islam to the point where her faith now governed her actions, she was no longer following, because her desires and natural desires would be to want to be with her.

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But her face now or submission of her desires to Allah led her to give up that person who she had been married to, and to follow the commandments of Allah. And, you know, people who have to understand are on different levels, you know, and people grow at different stages. So though this is an example of one sister, we cannot necessarily put it and expect every other woman who accepts Islam to fall right into the small, no, you know, she may have been more committed stronger. So we have to allow for the differences which exist there. You know, we encourage, and we discourage, but we don't prohibit in such a way that we stop people from coming to Islam

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can be made.

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lumen is

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the

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means to if a woman is separated. Now, this is a woman who accepted Islam. She was married to a Christian, and they're separated. She's married to a Muslim. They're separated, separated, but not divorced.

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They're not divorced, that is not permissible for her to marry another man.

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Just the fact that they were living apart for a period of time, if this was based on mutual agreement, then she does not have the right if she goes and marries another man, she's committing adultery.

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There must divorce must take place,

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or annulment of the marriage on the basis, for example, that he took off for three years and just left her. It was no longer providing for her and her children or whatever, you know, so she doesn't feel I mean, he's no longer fulfilling the requirements of husbands, then the Islamic body in her hair area can allow that marriage, saying that she is now free from that man. And that point in time, she can marry somebody. But now just a woman, for example. They've been separated for three years, you know, they agreed is God he went overseas and he's, he decides, well, I'm tired of this man. Really. Anyway, I don't like him so much. Let me marry somebody else because we've been

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separated for three years now. Five years.

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It's not grounds. I mean, it would be adultery.

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Talking about Muslims,

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to Muslim, a Muslim man Muslim woman.

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Is

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the woman?

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No, not formally a Christian? They're both Muslim.

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Both Muslim, they're from India. Now they came, you know, she came to work here she's working as a nurse yet for three years separated from her husband. Is this grounds for to bury somebody else? No, not allowed.

01:00:23--> 01:00:36

Julie are of course, you know, the issues of, of the legal system for for Christians, because according to Christian law of Philippines, divorce is not recognized right. Separation after seven years, I think you know, then people can remarry.

01:00:52--> 01:00:56

indicates of a legal separation, they are then allowed to marry, remarried,

01:00:57--> 01:00:57

married

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recognize

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that this is Catholic, Catholic law?

01:01:11--> 01:01:15

Well, I mean, once the president becomes a Muslim, they're no longer governed,

01:01:16--> 01:01:19

in terms of what they have to do by these laws.

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Were in these laws contradict Islamic laws. So though the law may not recognize your separation, or your divorce, I mean, you still go ahead from an Islamic point of view, that is sufficient, when this is what the law is meant to hold you responsible for?

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The families,

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wife is not sufficient. It's best to convince the family to embrace them, but they can't get what could be the

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police when the case of a man he can remain married to her.

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Islam does not require him to divorce her the question of a male who accepts Islam here, right Christian merely accept Islam, Mary goes back to the Philippines. So go back to the home wherever and his family his wife and children are are still Christian. He tries to bring them to Islam, but they don't come. I mean, what would they do now? No, he doesn't have to be he doesn't, you know, his children or his children his responsibilities. He, his wife is his wife remains his wife. But if he decides, for example, because the wife may be, you know, very negative, you know, baby so much, you know, so, so much, so much hatred in her art concerning him becoming Muslim, that she is, you know,

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creating havoc in the home. You know, when time comes to prayer, she's making noise, turning up the radio, and you know, all the different things, you know, bringing alcohol over and, and she will not submit, at least, to an environment of Islam in the home, then he has the right to divorce,

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directly to divorce, he may divorce it to protect his own his love and marry somebody who's going to help him to grow in Islam. It's perfectly okay for him to do this.

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In terms of his children,

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he has children, for example, say who wants to live with Him

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who are past the age of puberty,

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who he is not in a position to insist on them being Muslim.

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Right? Islam does not tell him he should kick them out of his home, no.

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He has the means they're still studying or whatever he should look after them. However, they

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would be obliged

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to obey the principles of Islam in the hope that he's not going to allow them to, you know, to bring in drugs. And as long as they comply to the Islamic principles of his household, they can stay with them, if they don't want to comply, then he has to send them out.

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Because he has to, in the end environment which he has control over, he has to maintain Islam in that environment.

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And those who do not wish to comply with those principles, he has to move out of that environment for protection of his own Islam and Islam of the rest of this family member.

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One of the children are past the age of puberty.

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So if they're below the age of puberty, then he should be taking the children to the mosque, and influencing them to Islam. And it would be better.

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He really should not allow the mother to continue the Christian religious education of the children, those that are below puberty once they reach puberty, where they have a choice of their own, though, so then you cannot make that insistence. You know, so that would be the arrangement you'd have to make up until that point, you know, you tell her you've had him

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for the last nine years.

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Now I want you know them for the next five, when they reach 15. They can choose for themselves, let them see this other side.

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Yes,

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yes, if she's a Buddhist, or Hindu,

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then if she doesn't accept Islam, he must divorce.

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Now, the question is, if I can

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say, Ah,

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I fell in love

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with a doctor.

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No,

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no, you're not allowed to marry the doctor of your wife. You know,

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the fact of the sea, once marriage takes place, then

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it's like, it would be the same as marrying the wife of your, of your father.

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If they know you're not related by blood, you see what I'm saying? Your father, your father already has you. Then he marries a woman. Right? Who's not related to you in any way. Right? And then your father dies? All right, or is divorced? Are you allowed to marry that woman? No. This is according to Islamic law that marriage no makes, once you got married, that makes it prohibited for your descendants, you know, for you to marry her descendants for your descendants to marry her or for you to marry your father's wife. You know, that that is amongst the prohibited degrees of marriage.

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Yeah, also the suckling brothers and sisters are pregnant, didn't

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know.

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But the Quran also prohibits you from marrying the daughter of your wife.

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Yes, the difference. If you have not had sexual relations with your wife, that's different.

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You know, if you just married her, before you could consummate the marriage, she died in a car accident or whatever, that's different. But once you have sexual relations with her, or a doctor, is prohibited to you, your son is prohibited to her.

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This is the law. You look after.

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You look after her, you know as a responsibility. But your your best way is to find her husband.

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And those feelings that you have would not be I mean, a law won't hold you to account for the feeling that is in your heart. But if you try to express it in word or an action, then it becomes sinful.

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In reference to the

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question about the

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brother who became a Muslim, but he could not change his wife. I've noticed cases of people who were married 20 years

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2030

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to service and debt

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20 years and 30 years in

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cases that

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may not happen overnight.

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You probably should direct him to where it's stated in the Quran, that is a small part of the Quran. Whereas you can marry and who you can't marry is explicitly defined in detailed in great detail in the Quran. He probably should be directed to that. If we look in the index, in the index of the translation, use a family under marriage. They will identify the prohibited degrees you can go to or you can go and read and find the exact verses where this particular thing

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is playing which is

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permissible for

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giving?

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Brothers brother

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he cannot refer

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Arabic?

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Well, you know, we are the children of Adam.

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So we're brothers in humanity.

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Right? If your expression of brother is one

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of

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love and favoring of a non Muslim over a Muslim, this is prohibited.

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But

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to use the term, you know, brother

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as

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a term of friendship,

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for our purposes, in my view, I did not consider I would not consider this to be primitive, you know, you have a real blood brothers.

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You know, can you call him brother? Maybe that's the question that would have to also be asked if he's, if he didn't accept Islam. Can you call him? Can you call him but

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the point, right, is that it's a where do you draw the line? You know, so as I would suggest that, you know, really, I mean, what is intended when we're talking about the idea of, of friendship,

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you know, and absolving oneself from certain types of friendship, we're really talking about the kind of friendship where we give precedence like we love our brother, in the sense that a Muslim is in need.

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And we give precedence to our brother over that Muslim, then that is her

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blood brother, who is a non Muslim, that becomes Haram, because that Muslim is closer to us, according to Islam, than our own blood brothers, or our father, or our mothers. So we should never give precedence to our non Muslim relatives over our Muslim brothers and sisters,

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whose Brotherhood is based on

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movies and TV shows.

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question was raised in a discussion by a non Muslim

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as to how

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we can be certain that the Quran was written as revealed.

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This comes up, of course, you know, in the course of Dawa, when we point out to the non Muslims, the Christians in particular, that their book of Revelation has been distorted, there are many distortions in it.

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Right, and we can bring much evidence for them. So then they turn the question around, well, how do you know, do you have the original plan?

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The one which was written by Abacus, the you know, in Abacus time, do we have it? No.

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But the point is that

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how do we know when something is not original

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or not?

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Anything which comes down to any documents which comes down to how do we you know, there are there are ways that scholars have used to determine the authenticity or correctness of a given document. One of the ways is that this document has been repetitious references.

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And the copies are found in various parts of the world. They bring the copies together. If they find discrepancies, then doubt now arises concerning the original. And through comparison with the discrepancies, you're able to determine which one ultimately may have been the original.

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Right? And this is why we know that the text of the Bible is in dispute.

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Because there's so many copies that were made, with so many variations, that it becomes impossible now to identify what in fact, was actually the original document and not and then the issue of the original being written

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In another language in Aramaic, for example, the gospel of Jesus in Aramaic, or Jesus spoke Aramaic. And what is available now is in Greek, this makes it even a bigger problem.

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Okay. Now when we look on the side of Islam, in the case of the crime, what we have is a document in the language of the Prophet

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right.

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The copies, which have been found printed from the first generation pieces of which can be found in various museums in Russia Tashkent, and in in in Egypt and Turkey, and it's in the museum in in London, in the Library of Congress in Washington, these portions have been compared.

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And they have not found any discrepancy,

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which convinced

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Western scholarship war looking specifically for discrepancies convinced them that the document that they have

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the crimes that were available today are correct replicas of that early written, but that the text itself has been memorized by hundreds of 1000s of Muslims down through the centuries. This is the only book of its kind that has been memorized in this way, from cover to cover with in such a way that

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if you try to introduce any kind of variation, those who have memorized will be able to spot this right away. So it has been protected and been preserved not only in the written form, but

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in the memorized form. So you have a dual form of protection of the text, which no other texts can claim is the only text in the world, the only religious text in the world that has been

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protected, both in the written form, and in the memories of the people.

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Brother just mentioned that sometimes it's prayer. I mean, I'm sure we've all experienced it, where the mom, the person leading the prayer, may miss a word or miss a verse, and the people behind will correct him immediately.

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Okay, so laughter no more

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brother meeting what somebody wants to accept this.

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Okay, he wants to introduce him.

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Your name brother

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dances.

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You accepted Islam two days ago.

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Congratulations.

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To be amongst Muslims. But of course, very important when one accepts Islam. One spends time amongst the Muslims, amongst those people who will remind them of a lot and help them to grow. Because if you keep around you, non Muslim friends not to say that now you become Muslim, you just cancel all your, your non Muslim friends and say you don't have anything to do with them anymore. No, you still continue a relationship with them. But it's not a relationship of, of

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because of your duty to convey the message of Islam to them. But it's because if you spend all your time around them, and you know that they're what they're about, what they what they're seeking, what they're looking for in this life is not what you're looking for. It means that it will weaken you what they talk about, you know, what they talk about when you're around them, what you discuss, etc, these are things will be, which will be causing you to forget God. So you don't want to spend all your time amongst them to spend time amongst them to convey the Word of God to them. But you should try to spend as much time as you can amongst Muslims so that you can gain more of the Word of God

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and to grow spiritually.

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Okay, we're close to practical level move the federal law in and South America when the two willick we asked the law to help us to use our spare time, our holiday time in the service of a law and in the service of Islam, to realize our responsibility and using our wealth responsibly in a way which is pleasing to Allah and also to use our time in essence

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