Channel: Bilal Philips
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This natural signal
into religion, meaning
it is described there the department
wore a candle, which was brownish red in color had two straps
here was scraped off,
made in Yemen.
Meaning when he went to the marketplace,
sandals were for sale. This is the kind of standard he preferred.
To do the same by the same kind of service. We mentioned that before, but Abu Bakr did my due
Now, it is well understood that we are not obliged to wear a sandal with two straps.
Because if you were to make that Sharia What are you going to say to the Eskimos
What are you going to tell the Eskimos they cannot practice as much as they do. Because if they do, they will end up with frostbite and they have to have their feet amputated.
It was a personal preference of Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu.
However, this individual who did the commentary on the book
says there that if you make a drawing of the sandal of the Prophet
and you put it under your pillow,
that you will have dreams of the process and this will happen in your life that will happen in your life and
turn it into something else. Now we got a handle
on the right foot first and
taking off because the last person
and if you stop, don't walk around in one sentence.
So here we are
structions from the sorry I told us to do this to do this. But in terms of the choice of sandal,
turban, avanzato turban, the pagans wore turban suit.
It was the Sunnah or the way of the people of Arabia of Mecca. Before Moses Allah was born.
What did he do? He bought a service while they were in service there because if you walk around bareheaded
in 114 degrees heat the sun bearing down in your head
you know you will have sunstroke you will die people go to Hajj and die from the sun.
Okay, so cover the head was natural for the people there protect themselves from the harm of the sun.
What he instructed the people to do we said distinguish ourselves from the pages
were kept under determined.
This is the instruction to distinguish ourselves from the pagans who are taught to wear caps under our children.
But wearing a turban
was the natural sooner.
If you want to wear a turban, you may want to wear something
over your head not coming ahead of t is not such a requirement. Like the Jews and the yarmulke they have to wear a cap and
I have a presence here that he has to wear a cap, especially in Santa Fe, find some places in Australia, we're coming in the stack of cash, we will come in and take a cap put on the head to take it off when they go. There was a pair of chap that is
innovation in the religion. There is no such thing as a prayer cap. You don't have
your gonna wake up and
distinguish yourself from the rest of the society, you know.
We have no prayer.
So in this way, we have to go and look at the things that
are personal things for himself, that she didn't instruct others to do.
Those that she did for himself his own personal likes and dislikes. Were not required to do if you choose to do them.
No harm that's forbidden for you to do
no harm. Perhaps the law will reward you for your intention of wanting to be like the father Moses and everything.
But it is not a requirement of you.
there is no barrier veil between the oppressed and a lot.
That is the drug the oppressed.
You have forgiveness to someone who might oppress, and that person refuses to forgive me, I attend to Allah with remorse for this act I committed, how can I free myself from the one I oppressed.
In such a case, the person has done what they could,
when there is nothing else to do, that person is unwilling to forgive then upon them, you know, Islam invites us to forgiveness.
You know, as much as Alan said, that
the one above the law will not forgive those who don't. So mercy or what is that not so mercy and mercy on those
that are kindness, gentleness, etc. So people in this life earned the right for a lot to be kinda gentle with us. So if we seek and wish a lot to be forgiven to us, to be merciful to us, that we must also be merciful to other human being. And actually, this gives us the guidelines in terms of how we
guard the names of Allah is another area
that is a which
is confusing for a lot of people. Because there are books out on the market talking about the 99 Names of Allah.
And they tell you like, you know, because when Heidi said, Whoever know alive right now name, whoever
But the word used in Arabic is happier from unhappy law.
It does mean to memorize but it also means to guard
it means to guard because think about it, if a proper disbeliever memorizes the life values of a law does that mean they're going to paradise.
So, obviously, it is not memorization, this is about guiding
things to guide, the proper translation guide guide the meaning
guiding them in terms of what they mean understanding what they mean and applying them in our life.
So when we know when we learn a lot name, a rough man and what it means
that alive, All Merciful, merciful to those who do good as well as those who are evil etc. So, then we try to apply
to whatever degree we can in our lives, mercy
in treating people, we are trying not only to those who are good to us, but even
still good to them. In other words, our goodness is not depending on whether they are good to us or not. This is a higher level.
To be good to know good to you, anybody can do that. But to be good to those who are not good to you difficult.
So we protect and guide that name of allah by applying is in our life understanding and applying not that these books tell you the cases name for many times if you've lost something, you say this name on this day after so many times you'll find what you like. So women, if you are can have a baby, you say this other names for many times in the evening blow over water isn't it? You'll get a big No, this is nonsense, total nonsense these books are all over the market, the 99 Names of Allah
the proper understanding is to guide those names. Because if you want to say okay, it is advised that I should omit the fact that is what are the 99 names. There is no authentic hadith, which identifies the 99.
Coming out of India in Pakistan, we have a good shot of 99 Names of Allah. So when
you go back, you look at
some of the other books, but none of them are authentic. And each one has a different list.
So we don't know exactly which are the 99. We just know that any name which Allah describes himself within the Quran, which Muslims I tell him described himself within the seminar. These are the names of Allah.
So, for that person
it is on them too.
Be sincere, in repentance to Allah.
Also to be sincere and ask for that person's forgiveness. Because, you know, sometimes when we do things to people, and then we ask them to tell them I'm sorry, I can see on our faces that we're not sorry.
You know, clearly what you're saying is I'm sorry, you caught me.
Two different things. I'm sorry, meaning I'm really sorry for my heart and different from I'm sorry, you caught me.
This is what we have to make sure that when you're saying we're sorry for people really asking them, to forgive us, etc, for what we've done, it is really from our heart, not just family.
And then we ask a lot of forgiveness, also, to Allah, Mashallah, we've done what we could. And Allah doesn't burden us more than we can bear.
Did you tell us if there's any if there are any acts in prayer that men and women should do differently? For example, the position of the hand?
No, there are no.
The pair of the men is the prayer of the woman who said, Son, Luke, Mr. Mooney was on pray, as you saw me pray, he made no distinction from the women and the men. I know, they say you put your hands on the chest for the woman, you lower your navel for the men know what is offensive, or solid, put his hand on his chest, the degree of bending is the same. Bending to the back is straight, you know not being an A,
would you call it a
more than a 45 degree or left or a 45 also going down, somebody is in there, then they go. beyond that point where their heads are almost touching their knees, this is not required either.
What is what we're taught to do is to maintain a 45 degree spreading of the hands.
normal position his hands, not fingers all spread out. Although when holding the knees, it is spreading the thing to hold the knees. That is for both men and women, not for women. They just touched me and Amanda grabbed me No, it is described the proper column helping me in the subdued
elbows away from the body space should be between the knees where the hands are described was enough for small sheets to pop underneath. And we will usually pick up the woman they just sort of crumble, you know, they come down shaft on the size and head between the knees. No, this is not salon. This is something else.
I mean, they have a rationale behind this, you know, why don't? Why do women shouldn't?
Write? Or why should they put their hand on the chest.
Because they're told when they put their hand on the chest, they're covering the
rationale, when you're bending your own bed like the man because the bed like the man, then the shape of your behind become
You don't put your arms away from your body because then, you know, it might be visible. What do you keep, you should keep your arms when you go down into the court to suggest same thing. You don't go down straight over, you know, as everybody else does is that you're behind up in the air. No, no, no.
No, you have to crumble downwards, you just sort of crumble downwards sitting then you just crumble forward, just on your side and covering up so you know, nothing for you can be seen. This is the rationale behind
all of these things that they're telling the woman to do all of the prohibited things and
even the position of the feet, everything, you know, sitting
sitting on the bottom of your left foot
sitting on your left side with your left foot underneath your right foot, you know, this position where the normal one we have they call this the rash where you sit on the bottom of your left foot and your right foot is propped up like this right? The other one will you sit on your
left side of your behind and your left foot goes underneath the shin of your right foot. Right. And you may prop up your right foot on the side or let it down flat. Well he sort of the woman just sort of puts us in that position that will put up at the foot down but fact is referred to as lm Devo and it's for both men and women not specifically for women.
So brothers and sisters were accepted Islam and didn't understand the importance of Salah until a few years later. Do they have to make up for the Miss Allah
know if this is out of ignorance, they didn't know there is no
Making them even if they knew what is important, but they abandoned prayer, that it is more authentic position that you repent
and start praying from there and to try to add additional prayers for every prayer. You know, some people say okay, what you do is you missed us for the last five years.
That's five barrels a day
times change is 65.
You know, these are how many five trades you have to make up. So from here on in each of your prayers, you know, you divide out a certain number of them at five or 10 or higher, the more you can additional five prayers after your five prayer now, this is
the prayer that we make up for that if you sleep
you missed the fare because you overslept.
something beyond your control when you make it.
But the prayer was you have deliberately abandoned that abandonment of prayer is an act of
an act of disbelief. And after listening to me, you are a topper. But it was an act of disbelief and for you is repentance.
Repentance. And coming back to Islam
when marrying is similar, is wearing a ring part of the Salah, no
not wearing of the ring is the center, religious center of the Christian and others actually should not be done.
Muslims should not wear a ring indicating that they're married.
Do you have any delille that supports the importance of giving the study of football in the language of the people.
Suppose I tell them
the hook by and Zuma a sermon write a talk when he advised and guided people.
It was not something that she had in a book
when she used to read out, you know, you find today have sermons in Arabic,
a set of them in one book,
which was put together back in the 14th century.
And you'll find the
number of places that just pick up the book, there's one server for every Friday of the year, and it just rattled through it
and there was a sit there sleep etc. This was not the purpose of the
purpose was guidance, talking to the people about some problems exist in the community or whatever, guiding them.
So, for us to say that
it is not permissible or what is the evidence
the language of the people who would respond to say what is the evidence, which prohibited
Salah is one thing,
Salah is one thing you pay for line Arabic, that is as a pastor solidarity said prayers you see me pray.
But the sermon sermon which is given for Juma or for aid, or for any other occasion,
as Allah said, he didn't send messengers except speaking the language of the people.
of Allah when he sent a messenger admonishing and advising the people he said then speaking the language of the people we didn't send
with revelation in Hebrew speaking to the out of the Hebrew because
he came to people who Arabic
first and foremost
so that is the language initiative.
Are the seats for women our can they perform the first without toxic addresses don't cover the sheets based on the hobbies
or the feet of the woman and other hobbies or hobbies to our our that the feet should be covered. Meaning that the drug gunner comes down and covers the tops of the feet. This is sufficient evidence shows that there is better they should wear socks
Cover the tops of the feet. And in the in the motion of walking or in the motion of care, their feet may become visible, they are not required to
wear socks simply because that takes place. The requirement is that the dress or the garment covers the tops of the feet.
What exposes itself naturally is
Regarding the club, would you please explain the halation is required related is also the ID which allows for showing the face and hand
dye is extended, got rulings on this matter? This is a major topic,
I will attempt to try to do it here to do it properly. You know, I would try to gather all of the evidence together with all the references to do it is enough to say, as I mentioned before, that there's evidence for both sides.
strong evidence for both sides. And it's not just the issue that's one side is based on this. And the other side is I know there's strong evidence for both sides.
One attends a celebration of moulage with intention of eating the food does not engage in the celebration, does this person fall into the dark parts a bit odd but it falls into cooperating with others in the law.
Keep in mind that that
is a judge by the intention. Say we have to keep in mind in this hobby that Hello.
I just by the intention.
This is what it says hello Lady Gaga. But Hello. So you can take her on didn't say was my intention was this or that or the other?
People are having a moment of separate celebration, celebration of birthdays, or any other of the innovations that people commonly do today.
One cannot go there saying Well, I'm just going there for the food.
According to language and according to a majority of schools, the republic law No, there's no difference. Now that the school
father does that which has been forbidden or prescribed by a lot and logic is that which was
forbidden or prescribed by the sadhana. They made that distinction.
The law said in the Quran, what the public is forbidden is what the lions forbidden
from the Sunnah of the Prophet Salam also collected Quran reading for the dead.
The majority of scholars hold that this is not authentic. Somehow these scholars hold that we know the individual chains of narrations of this describing
are not authentic.
The collection of them all together does indicate an authenticity.
But the problem which arise from that is, then which one do we take? Because they're all weak.
And they're all different.
So the safer position, my view is that of the majority to consider it not authentic. However, we do believe it because we don't have certain evidence for which ones to do anyway.
Collective reading of the Bible for the dead is not from the Sunnah. And it actually goes against the text of the Quran.
When Allah told us that this divine is read without alpha alpha, Lewis should be silent and listen to it.
gathering people together, giving each person a little portion of the crime and they all decide to everybody on top of everybody's presentation
for the crimes
and then the issue of
doing it and asking that the Lord give the reward to the dead.
This is the
thing which is not found in the sun. Now, one may deduce it from the fact that some of them did instruct some companions whose parents died and didn't perform Hajj or didn't go too fast on their behalf and to perform it on their behalf. He did.
These were children of people who died, right the intention to do these things,
you know, did instruct them to go ahead and do it, this is a debt owed, which instructed them to do whatever we can go from that practice all the way now to people who are not related to the dead in any way shape, or form,
needing Koran, and asking that the reward be given to the dead, this is quite far fetched, to me, it is quite far away from the original permission which was given to departments,
for others for the dead, this was also permitted further, if one looked at the crime, as this patient acquire and being given it has been swept across, I guess from that angle, you could say okay, there is a similarity. But
in any case, the way in which the crime is read collectively, is against the sooner against the text of the Quran. So that particular gathering is it best
if one was to read the Quran, properly, on one's own, and then ask the Lord to give them a word of that recitation to the dead person,
it may benefit them. And perhaps it means
paying for the dead person asking the Lord to forgive the dead person.
So, Mr. Boo, my advice would be wildly that which is legitimate and permissible to go to areas which are questionable and doubtful, it is
that is required benefit ourselves and then make dua for the person is life insurance.
as it exists in western
oil companies assessor is
did involve both gambling as well as
about how to performance the car, I already described that the actual drive you can get from the book cause effect the drives of the
application of the profit by calling Isa
has it written there. You can learn it from there.
Some of them I know say it is okay to use liquibase. Because I'm aware I use rocks to count his Vicar and the Prophet did not oppose it is true. I don't know of any narration activity in this travel era. But there is one narration where problems are seldom passed by a woman who was
making liquor and counting pebbles, putting them in a bag and taking them out of a bag.
And he told her
I offered her something better than what she was doing. And he gave her a lot to say instead.
The problem was I said I'm in his companion, I reported to have counted the liquor on their fingertips. This is what they did. For the buffet day This was compiled
and the woman who was using the cables gave her something better than what she was doing. So all of that indicates
that it is preferable to count on the fingertips as the bumpers element is combined with zip and zipper beads
not better than the Browse button again.
But the cubbies also carry with them another factor
that is that
they are according to the rosary of the Catholics and the beads of the Hindus. This is the other problem that comes with it.
And so why enter into another situation of imitating
people in their religious ceremonies or acts
Counting the liquor bead is like counting the rosary making your Hail Marys on the rosaries as the Catholics did, and as the Hindus do in their mantras, etc. So, from this point of view, the use of illiquidity becomes bizarre because it is innovating are imitating the religious practices of other religious groups.
What about using a toothbrush in place of a mishap based on their understanding of the carpet use what was available to him the network is this true
brushing your teeth
is what the prospect
it needs to ask was what was available there.
This doesn't go all around the world it's only limited to a certain number of places. Remember when Alan gave us instructions into something which is should be applicable anywhere. So if for example, I know in Jamaica
they have a stick with a color to stick which they would use which is something I think is related to the licorice
family, licorice, lactase, they will use it to clean it this is sufficient to say that you're you know, the only thing you can clean your teeth without you have to wait.
I mean, normally how much how how available are mismatched,
you know, especially before it has to come to us all moldy, you know, people fill them in bags that came out covered in Mold Testing horrible as well. In there when it's fresh from the ground because the roots are especially in the ground, there's juice inside of it. It has a nice case with by the time it reaches us here and it's you know, it's a chore to do as a field you have to you know, horrible tasting and tearing up your teeth because it all dried out is like you know,
so, to use a toothbrush
with toothpaste allowed to taste is
permissible you know, following the principle of you know, cleaning one teeth before I will do and so on. So,
yeah, okay, making sure a toothbrush is also made from pig bristles, if they are pig bristle toothbrushes,
changes in technology again, you know
where there are changes
like rugs in the masjid, air conditioning,
tables, chairs, these things, you know houses built today. So, Islam doesn't say that we have to live
as people in 1400 years ago.
This is not what Islam asks us to do.
We are encouraged to live simply, but not to make our lives difficult for
the knowledge which provides the technology which makes life a little more comfortable for us. This is from Allah
allow for us to use it as long as we maintain
the principles of avoiding access.
Okay, we're almost out of time. Try to shorten up to these last words I read in the Muslim newspaper Buddha. It is haram for a woman to wear makeup in front of a woman whose this was not the son of the Sahaba Yes, this is extreme
to say that because it wasn't the practice of the woman to wear makeup in front of the other women you saw women cannot work today and for the other woman this is a this is not we don't predict on the basis of
the wearing of makeup again is not a religious I mean unless you're putting the doctor the Hindus were on their you know in the middle of their hand okay now that kind of makeup is religion.
But other makeup you know, where a person may put on some lipstick or put on eyeliner talking about inside the home or talking about going outside
when she puts it on inside the home or husband not making salon for example, because of course if you want to make a lie, you must remove these things from your paper such otherwise what is not reaching this part of your body. So in the times when she's done a mental whatever she wants to spruce yourself up in this way
And please begin to add them, then it is permissible for her. And if there are other female members of a family present, or other sisters who are not from a family visitor, it is permissible for her to wear this in front of them.
In elliptical lipstick, obviously we say don't wear
every single brand.
these things before we go and prohibit we need to be certain about right. I think there is I heard maybe it was said, No, we don't need to, if we're going to go according to that we can make the dean very, very difficult, because there are in every day somebody comes up, you know, I heard it was said, you know, as we follow that one, we can hardly do anything. When clear evidence comes to us. You know, it is we have checked US companies and they have informed us when you have that kind of information than it should be put out in an official manner and made available to the Muslim. It shouldn't be spread as a rumor.
Is my suggestion regarding kind of
appearing attractive to other women to consider No, no, this is not.
This is this is not the consideration. You know, if it is permissible for her to breastfeed her child in front of other women, you know, and this is the fact
that the power of a woman in front of other women is between the navel and the needs and as a man not to say that she walked around, you know, just a little spread between a navel and knee when other women are present in her home. But he needs to say that she has to breastfeed she takes out a breast and feed the child in front the other woman there is no harm. They see her neck her arms are here. There's no harm. Okay, so the issue of you know, being attractive to
her your eyes and think that this is what a woman should not look at the size of another woman to a man look at the size of another man.
Know, when chef advisors asked this question about the covering in front of other women, whether they're Muslim or non Muslim, he stated that the hour is between the neighbor and the knee, were not just the women who came to visit the wives of the Prophet on the other women and they were not instructed to make any special covering from from them.
However, this is the first response to a non Muslim Buddhist disrespect them treats them cruel or faxes, rude comments, my sister told me that you can do one of two things, retaliate, forgive them or take it up with a law. However, I was also told that a law says when the ignorant addressed you, as you should sell or say peace, please tell me which is which one is the correct practice of law.
Basically, what the sister said was, was correct, you know, but
it is better not to retaliate.
if they curse you, literally speaking, you do have the right to curse them back
is not known to curse. So you get caught up in a situation where though you are allowed to do unto others as they did to you, at the same time, the guidelines in terms of what a person can say and do, you know, stop us from retaliating in this fashion. That the,
the Quranic advice of paying fees to them, meaning, you know, just tell them, okay, fine, don't bother to get on with it with them and just leave them go out of their presence. This is the better approach. You know,
when people say things,
they're trying to elicit a response.
You know, when people say things, negative things to you, non Muslims, whatever, they're trying to elicit a response, trying to upset you.
So if you're upset
if you think that doesn't faze you,
you know, you can just ignore them. You
They just say something back to them, which is positive etc, then they have lost.
This is the general principle psychological principle which we can apply even in this kind of circumstance.
If I wake up late for fudger, when is the best time to pray this prayer
is sometimes the side 37 what is the best time to pray after sunrise and not fall into the into the time. Now, once the sunrise is complete,
then any time after that is permissible,
we finish the meaning we lifted jamaa,
we wake up and pray whenever you wake up, if you admit the time of
if you wake up and the sun is actually rising, you can start saying that, but it is possible for us to start before the sun starts to rise that it is permissible. Otherwise, you wait until the sun is clearly risen, you know, is a few minutes, five minutes, wherever. And you can
also compare the two synonyms for the massive during the time of hustle
which have a specific command or recommendation for programmatic. These may be done between the soldier and sunrise as well as after and sunset. But at the time of sunrise, the time of sunset, and when the sun is in the Meridian, the middle of the sky, no prayer should be done, as the compiler said they didn't leave us to bury the dead at that time.
My wife and mother wants to go to see the fireworks tonight. July the first I said it was not okay. My wife argued by saying our intentions are not to go to celebrate Canada Day or whatever it is. But to go and see the attraction, please explain. Maybe supply some proof including sources is like a lot.
technology or whatever it is,
is not a religious celebration.
To watch the fireworks. Take your children, this is a form of entertainment. There will be no
I mean, I don't know anything specifically that would
if it were connected with a religious ceremony? I would say no. Whatever, just the National Day, whatever and you're
driving your car, whatever. And you watch the fireworks. I don't see any harm in
St. Patrick's Day. And Patrick, this is a religious thing.
To be involved with that type of celebration, then of course you would say no. In this day there are fireworks.
Are you talking to the stream? Or you're not talking to the exchange or you're not?
on the right path towards the front of the city? What is your opinion of the scholars about
about the history demands have been so to follow on not blindly without studying the school of thought.
In terms of Sophie's and tariqah, I'm talking in general,
I'm talking as to what is known as citizen today, and what is considered to be
individuals like Abdul Qadir jilani, and others who have been mentioned as Sufi
ametek, in reference to these individuals, because this is false attribution. As I mentioned, when I mentioned it, there are problems with called it has to be. So obviously when I'm talking about supervision,
and this, I'm not going in accordance with what they claim. That was the first to see abubaker was after him and you know, like,
I'm talking about socialism, as it is known today, the various
the vast majority of it.
And when we give a judgement, we give a judgment on the majority.
Well, not to say that there may not be individuals amongst them who don't subscribe to the belief.
We're just talking about a general principle. What is what socialism is, in general is is as I described, but there are individuals who may not subscribe to these videos.
Just like we say that Christianity is
good in that it subscribes to say God in one that Jesus was not
But that doesn't mean each and every Christian or person may call themselves Christian subscribes to these beliefs, you may find individuals who don't know this belief at all. And in fact, when you talk to them, you find that there are Muslims in there such as just they need to know about Islam and they become Muslim.
So when you're talking about a situation, you're probably giving a general ruling or a general assessment of the beliefs and practices as they exist in the Muslim world today. Not the exception, you know, as they say, we will go according to the generality, the we don't, the exceptions, you don't even know.
for me, I mean, I don't look at women, you know, and have any desire to rape them or
flowers or even appreciate the beauty or you know,
that may be solved for you, right. But it is not the case of the vast majority of people. So the line is Lampkin in order to deal with the general status of this size. And that's true. Same thing with the laws concerning stealing, etc. But everybody who had no law against feeling that everybody was on board, and still no, there are two people who wouldn't feel
that they are minority, the vast majority, we know if they got the
classical example, in 1980, in New York City, when they had a blackout for two days. I don't know if any of you are on at that time, you know, but they had it in the newspapers, it was on the television.
And I came to New York, about three days after, and the place looked like Berlin after World War Two, you know, people just went haywire.
And it wasn't just the poor people. I mean, once you find the poor people, they would be hitting the grocery stores and, you know, trying to get the basic supplies. But there were rich people driving down with their Mercedes, and they were throwing stuff into the windows or the firstborns in the jewelry store. For me,
everybody was involved. Why? Because onto the cover of darkness, no police. And in fact, this is a chance to get away with it, people think they can get away with it. They'll be doing it, you know, so the lie is there
enforce for the vast majority, who without the law would just you know, steal, cheat, etc, etc.
So, as I said, when I spoke of the Sufism area, so we're talking about the general state, not exceptions for murder, and didn't include scholars like locata Gilani was a well known humble scholar, and others who they may call among Sufi Saint nambucca. For example, among the Sufis He is known in the subcontinent as rosy as
the greatest source of help. When calamity strikes them, instead of calling or ally helped me, they
This is not the other than the fact that they do that. I'm not attributing that on the other
people to call on Him in times of need, but this is what they're doing. This is this is widespread,
and it is defended.
What about if you studied a math setting, my dad was a person who studied Islamic law through one particular method but keeps an open mind and practices it's perfectly okay.
It is not forbidden for a person to study according to the method, but what is forbidden is the fanaticism. Where where people take the position of my madhab do or die, I don't care. You bring any evidence to me? No. You don't know more than Abu hanifa Imam Shafi Did you know More than
a scholar that he was that kind of attitude, you know, where the person doesn't want to hear anything?
That is what is forbidden.
In order to avoid Why is it permissible to say something which may have two meanings are which is misleading?
There is this do that then to life.
when the Prophet Solomon one of the battles, he was on the way to win the battle, and he met an individual who asked him where he was from, he says, I'm from water.
He didn't want to give away where they were coming from, etc. So I told them how
Some water created from water is a
way of avoiding telling the individual
the information that they thought
you spoke on Muslims finding it permissible to rob banks.
What about it being okay for Muslims to commit check fraud, getting fake IDs and false names and opening checking accounts to go and buy merchandise with checks? Which will bounce? Yes, this is
this is included in her.
You know, and this becomes even more gross, because at least those guys who were robbing banks, right, they were taking the money and giving it to what they believed was an Islamic cause.
Is there some purity of Nia here, right? I mean, they were robbing the bank and then going out and buying alligator shoes and a Cadillac. And, you know,
what are these people doing? This is clearly so
justification, you know, they'll make this whole justification, well, you know, that the weapons which are being used in Israel, you know, against the Muslims in Burma, and in Somalia, and wherever these are made in Canada, and the Canadian government is indirectly supporting. So therefore, you know, my liberating you know, some money from the bank to false checks or from this company, you know, I am doing my job for the Islamic Revolution.
I remember before and back in the late 60s, early 70s, it was the same rationale, that people are involved in the black power movement, you know, use for, you know, what they call it liberation, you know, liberated, or people would rob stores like, capitalism, the capitalist system ripping off the oppressed in the third world. So, you know, we're getting back some of that, you know, we put out the loblaws, or whatever, you know, rip off, don't buy anything anymore, we just rip off steaks and whatever. And
this is nonsense. It's just not just personal desire, and then twisting the facts of the matter to suit their own circumstances.
In sustain an hour's book, do I say that Buhari, a notary and a notary book books,
mentioned that the pastor can raise his hand to make law, I thought, This practice is an innovation and that should be made in Sudan after decided not after it
Because our son spoke about raising the hands and why it is permissible to raise one hand in law, but to make it a ritual, after each and every pair, feeling that this is somehow connected with the prayer, especially doing it in congregation with the mom turns around after the saliva cleans and he is leading everybody. This is what is innovation. But if you spontaneous,
felt to pray and raise your hands in prayer, this is perfectly legitimate. It is described in the subtler ways one has in prayer hobbies, when forgotten and said that a lot does not like that the slave raises his hands in prayer that he puts his hand down as he is well known.
And nothing to specifically change. So, fundamentally, it is something permissible, but where we turn it into a signal without without necessarily means that what you're doing is in and of itself,
innovation, you may take a part of the gene which is legitimate and put it in a place and turn it into a a pattern or a standard and it becomes illegitimate.
So by making this regularly after for example, my example is shaking hands,
giving Salah Okay, after follow
people from some parts Egypt etc.
They will make a ritual of after the Salaam will give you know, after the name, they will give Salam Alaikum sorry, come down three, four as far as they can reach, and they go up
and it's like a standard
After every prayer, I think you just don't do it. If you have something that's wrong, it becomes part of the prayer for them. This is bigger, though, is after the prayer, you turn to your right to see if you haven't seen for a long time.
So, in and of itself is perfectly okay with that intention when it is turned into a religious ritual, you know, after the prayers was also, then it becomes to that, or, for example, for the Allahu labin.
Now, people recite after the recitation, you hear the call law lobby. I know, my kids studying crime in Saudi Arabia, the teachers, most Egyptian teachers, they're teaching this so much so that when I looked at some of my kids making Salah, you know, like a salon owner, they were saying isn't that far, after such a high, you know, they make an extra whenever they finish the store and things like that, before going into
this is the state that it had reached for them, they could not distinguish, distinguish if it was like something which had to be said, and that is the that the meaning of a lava lava is beautiful.
It's beautiful. A law, the magnificence has spoken.
But to make it a ritual said after every recitation, this becomes bigger, didn't do the resizing and never said anything carried on.
The compilers do the same.
Not the practice to do this. But if one after reciting the Quran, they read some verses which really moved them. And they said, Allah subhana wa.
So something which may be perfectly legitimate, spontaneously, or in other circumstances, where this turned into a ritual in places which did not set them can become the law.
How would you
if it becomes something bad after every repetition, and it becomes a ritual?
Well, most of those things are being done as a ritual.
Most of it was being done. This is a standard now has become a ritual but I'm just trying to show you that
fundamentally, is something legitimate, if it hadn't taken if hadn't become a ritual that you privately in your home. If you read the Quran and it moves, you know, for you to say
there is no harm to it, the way you make it a ritual where after every recitation, you feel you must say it should be said if it's not that something is missing, your recitation is not complete this type of thing, then it becomes the law.
I work with Muslims who practice Sufism
and you are exposed to what they do from zippered lessons because there is no because the one who runs the place
do you continue working with them or should you leave
if you are friends with or you work with or you live amongst those who practice
things which are against Islam or incorrect, then your responsibility is to advise them
trying to advise them in the nicest way possible.
The things that they are doing if it is bigger, and it is not sure. And
you know, because everything is so personal
Commit data is an error on their part, but doesn't mean you can't work with them, you can no longer be their friends or be around and efficient.
So, I mean, even if they have done something and it reaches the level of shirk, guys, I mean to share it,
you know, it's still our duty to advise them, to encourage them to collect themselves.
thing that the number of others have suggested that I suggest to you all to read.
CSR, which I compiled, because many of these questions are raised, you know, I explained there in quite some detail, especially the issues about the separation between the legal system
and a number of other areas. So
not personally promoting my book, but
I did make you know, a major effort to try to combine a lot of the issues that face Muslims in the West, in that book, and inshallah perhaps you could try to get it and read it.
properly, we have some big questions.
Is it It is said that saving the dead is haram Is it okay to clip your beard. Some men are so hairy that their whole face is filled up with here. And they're allowed to shave the upper part of their faces
and leave the lower parts
to trim the beard before it grows to one hand full. As in the case of even Omar
trimming the beard. You know, some fellas for the trimming the beard is
some photos of all the trimming the beard is not permissible based on the fact that said grow
and trim the mustache.
However, the vast majority hold that it is permissible based on the action of Omar bin Omar who we know was used to imitate the Apostle Paul and everything that he did. And who was the narrator of that?
Whether it be inconceivable
that mo even Omar
who used to imitate the prophet SAW Selim so closely and who narrated to us the Hadith who said grow your beard, understanding that it means go your birth and not show me that he would go ahead and turn it into something inconceivable.
Not only that, there were many other companions who are known to trim their beard also not only from the length, but also from the size This is recorded in a number of authentic
there's another was one of the major quite extensive suddenness has been authenticated by
others have known I think.
So assuming the beard, you know, is recognized is permissible.
The issue of it being the length of the fifth, which is what I did
and nothing less than that. This is again personable, some say okay, but no more no less than the fifth. However,
as you said before, you know, the principles in Islam are principles which are applicable to all people. There are many people whose very adult people reach appeal.
And the process of trimming is a process of tidying as one sends ones here but Salah was not the chimneys here, maintaining a tidy appearance, swimming as maintaining a certain tidiness trimming from the light level the size and from this.
So it's then saying that only those that go beyond the length of the system, they're allowed to Chairman maintain a certain tidiness. Everybody else, you know with dreads with shorter hair growing left and right and up and down. They have to just live with it.
This is not
what is required.
The act of even Omar indicates the permissibility of training, not the amount. So,
as long as what is going on a person's face is classified as beard and not stubble
five o'clock shadow, or any of those other categories, you know, the person is growing his beard, not the person has a beard, but he is growing his beard, as long as you reach beyond the part of his growing or stubble, etc, then that is that constitutes a beard and that is what is permissible.
it's pointed out that it's time to eat.
And we have gone beyond the actual timing. So, I'd like to thank you all for being at this conference, and sharing your questions and opinions with me. I hope. That's what I've shared with you has been of some benefit. And pray that a lot. Give us the courage and the strength to act on whatever knowledge we convey or we hear
from the man