In the Names of Allah – 18 – al-Wahaab
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Salam Alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh
I'd like to welcome you all to the 18th session
today in which we'll be covering the name,
aloha Wahhab, which is the 24th name in our series.
And obviously we're going to have to continue into
shawal and possibly then Canada to actually finish the series out to 99. That's
what is to be expected.
So, as is our normal practice, we'd like to welcome those who have joined us as students from different parts of the world.
Sister rasheeda, Abdul Rashid, joining us from Virginia alaikum Salaam, the Biba Hartmann joining us from Britain, Germany walaikum salam was Muzammil Ashraf
while they come Salaam
forum clear on in Medina
greetings to you also want a comme Salaam rahmatullah wa barakato
and from sister rally ba ba Lakeland Salaam
from Sri Lanka
I wish you the best of this life and the next
after med Phillips is joining us from the US from
East Lansing Michigan.
Nick one boss
Abubakar from Germany.
Feisal Ali, welcome Salaam to you.
May Allah love you and protect you.
walaikum salam from Melbourne.
Yes, may Allah protect Muslims worldwide from COVID as well as the world in general
ba alaikum Salaam Roshan Ali.
Hamad Abdullah sitar.
from Cleveland, Ohio
Aleykum selam Abubakar Suleiman from Nigeria.
Why they come Salaam rather Hamza from
Grenada, an island in the West Indies, which I visited on a few occasions
thanking me for answering his question yesterday.
Well, that's what I'm here for. Sure Allah.
May Allah accept it? It's my girl from South Africa. He asked me in a smile. gives her salaams
Oh, yes. She asked me not yacine Uh huh. Celia
from Canada. Why they come Salaam Neve Davidson from Ohio us. Elizabeth Shar from California.
I said lodhi the last time
Oh alaikum Salaam
hafsa from Oman
Mohammad from Melbourne, Australia
where my daughter also resides with her husband.
Why alaikum Salaam
o alikum Salaam to you also
with that, sha Allah.
Those welcomes welcome all of the students who are joining us again today and that have been with us from the beginning. inshallah we'll be moving on now to
Bismillah wa salatu salam ala rasulillah
and the name of Allah
and may allow us peace and blessings beyond the last messenger of Allah.
This is session 18.
name 24. I'll Wahhab
the liberal restore or the Restore of gifts
in terms of its Quranic location, it is mentioned three times in the Koran. Among them. We'll have Lana Milner Don charisma in Naka Antal Wahab, grant us from your self mercy for surely only you are the bill benevolent bestower
that's rollin Ron verse eight.
In terms of its meaning, linguistically, the Divine Name and Wahhab comes from the trilateral route.
Wow. Ha, and ba is derived from the verbal noun Hiba a button
whose meaning is a gift free from defects, or hidden intentions. On the other hand, the word Wahhab has three main meanings. The first meaning is to give without compensation,
to offer something as a present or to be stole.
And the second meaning is to grant or to endow.
The third meaning is to cause something to be
the Divine Name or hub,
the intensive form
of the present participle.
why is one who gives
a gift? Wahab on the pattern file is one who constantly gives gifts like far and kahar and Halak and Jabbar, which we have already taken all of these came from present participles off here, pa head, harlot and Jabir.
This route appears 25 times in the Quran, in two derived forms. Examples of these are have
a request, Grant, give give us give me
and Yahoo, He grants.
The Divine Name al Wahhab identifies a law as being the source of all gifts, bestowing favors
with the most detailed wisdom.
His gifts may come in the form of moments we experience,
scenes we see
and remember them
We hear as well as in the form of material things, material blessings.
And just as a note, it is unanimously agreed among scholars that the name will have may be given to human beings if they exhibit the quality of sincere and frequent generosity
relative to Allah to Allah. However, this Divine Name and Wahab means that he not only gives gifts once or twice, that he constantly does, so, that was the intensive for the impact of intensive for his giving is completely comprehensive, covering all aspects, physical, emotional, psychological, spiritual, etc.
Also, it is unconditional, with no expectation of reward, or returning the favor.
It is so complete, that only Allah
can possess it.
Among the gifts of our hub, our books of Revelation
and prophets sent by him
because Allah already gave us a basic understanding of right and wrong. pal humhub for Judah Hawa taqwa. Allah tells us that every soul created has been given a consciousness of food, your corruption, and taqwa
every soul has this. So we have already within us a distinction between right and wrong, which should be enough for us, both us and the jinn.
However, as an additional benefit, a blessing Allah gave us books of Revelation, which we were to look after.
and utilize to guide us in our lives. And prophets were sent to demonstrate how these books of revelation should be applied.
So this is these are all additional gifts, which Allah has given us, to give us the greatest chance to remain on the correct path in our lives.
due to this divine added attribute of divine generosity, Allah also revealed books to guide nations and he sent prophets to demonstrate for people how to follow those books of Revelation. Furthermore, Allah gifted us with the preservation of the last book of Revelation.
Not only did he send the book with the last prophet, but he preserved it as he had preserved no other book of Revelation before.
This is why we can't find the books of Revelation, whether of the profits that we know in Jewish history or prior to Jewish history, or the existence of the Jewish people.
Or even the books which were sent to Prophet
aisa Prophet Jesus, we have books which are called the gospel, where it's the Gospel according to Matthew,
and who was Matthew, nobody knows the name Matthew was put on the gospel, to give it a sense of authority, like Mark, Luke, and john is placed to give a sense of authority to them, but the authors are really unknown. It is not known who actually wrote them. And that's why there's so much differences amongst them from one Gospel to the other, and containing information, which contradicts what it stated in other gospels etc. And the books were, you know, written over a period of time after the time of Christ.
So they're, in fact, really
unreliable. In fact, they say there's over 50,000 manuscripts
of the Gospels
To have them agreeing on all details.
So what do you have? You have something of doubtful or third party. And Jesus's language was Aramaic. The gospels
were we're in Greek,
supposedly translated from other languages, etc. Allah knows best.
Whereas, in the case of the final book of Revelation, because there was no prophet to come after Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu sallam,
then the book was preserved in the language in which it was revealed.
And it has remained unchanged over the last 1400 years, there is only one port in the world, even the deviant sects, who have weird claims and beliefs and superstitions, and all kinds of other things, which we consider not to really be a part of Islam, they all use the same Quran
it's only one.
I mean, of course, the Shia, they do come claim, or a number of them. All this belief that there is another Koran called must have Fatimah
which they said is like 50 times the size of the most half that we have in our hands today.
And when the top of the man comes, he will be bringing Musab Fatima along with him is just a fairy tale.
fairy tale which may be repeated amongst Shiite scholars and etc, etc. for the common people, they only know one Quran. Shiites believe in one core and that they follow the read and etc.
So, this was a blessing from Allah. It was a gift Heba from Allah to humankind, because Allah has preserved it, or in Allahu Allah Hafiz oon.
This is what Allah said in the grant. So
when I look at the Crowley to be an alumnus,
he is revealed this to
you Mohammed says Allah, Allah says, to explain it to the people. So not only did he protect the text which he sent, but he also preserved the explanations that were given by Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam his explanations in actions and words.
the prophet SAW sunlamps presentation is agreements with what was done in his presence, all of it is lumped together in what is called the Sunnah.
So now, the way of the Prophet sallallahu is sudden, we had a sunnah of Prophet Isa, we had a sunnah of Prophet, Musa Moses, etc, all the prophets had the way they all came, showing people the way, what way, the way to God.
Because if it's left up to people, to come up with what they think is the way then we'll be even more confused than we are today.
So, this was the great blessing, perhaps the greatest blessing, which Allah granted to humankind, in that the final revelation was preserved.
The explanation of that revelation was also preserved
by a living Prophet whose
life was recorded in detail. And we have that with us. As the said, direct to FICO membrane, I've left with you two things in Temasek to be Hema if you hold on firmly to them, lentil the other that you will never go astray
The Book of Allah Quran and my sadhana.
So this is from the blessings of Allah, the mercy
See the love of Allah that these have been left for us.
So we can always find a way even though people may go astray, we can always by getting back to the Quran and to the sooner we can always find our way back to the straight path.
So when people wonder, is this part of Islam or not just go back to the Quran and the Sunnah, it will be explained there. What is Islam?
Now, we do have an issue
Muhammad Ibn Abdul Wahab,
a figure from the 18th century, a reformer.
He was born in 1703, and he died in 1792.
And from his name, actually, the British
labeled his followers as Wahhabi, because his name was Muhammad bin Abdul Wahab.
But actually, he and his followers they never call themselves wahabis. This was made up as I said, by the British colonial offices
to try to
and prevent people from being affected by their ideas.
Also, those who were deeply involved in innovation and deviation in the name of the dean
when these ideas came, which called people back to the Quran and Sunnah, because they had strayed so far.
So they also joined in with the British colonial powers to label this movement, the Wahhabi movement. And even till today, we can hear people saying, Well, you know, the wahabis have
distorted Islam. You know, 911 was Pilate, Wahhabi doctrine, and, you know, all of this is all nonsense, actually. Mohammed did not do a harm, his writings are very clear.
You can read what he wrote
what he stood for.
And he was clearly a person who called people, his people in Arabia, back to
the Quran, and the Sunnah, that was the essence of his call.
they were not a new sect, bringing a new belief but because this original belief, in following the Quran and the Sunnah, had become forgotten. It was forgotten. People are now caught up in all kinds of other practices and beliefs, which they had collected from various cultures and from all over the place. So they had this body of traditions and customs, the culture,
which they called Islam, but which was really not Islam. It was their Islam, but it was not the real Islam.
So this when the real Islam came,
it looked so different from what people were practicing that they said that this person is innovating.
They call the person trying to bring back real Islam, the innovator when they are in fact, they were, in fact, the innovators.
of all the different issues that were there. I mean, besides the fact that, you know, shot phase couldn't marry hanafis. They reached that point. The schools of law which were now common in certain areas had become so
divided, so confrontational, that it was ruled that
a hanafy couldn't marry a chef a chef a couldn't marry hanafy
A few legal issues. Also, they didn't pray behind each other. They prayed separate wherever there. They represent their founding and a community, you know, Chavez and Hanafi is that those are the main to the largest two, with the largest followings.
Then wherever they were found, they would have different demands that would lead each of the groups. And this reached the point that even in Makkah for hundreds of years, hundreds of years, hundreds and hundreds of years,
there was not one single prayer going on, at each time for prayer, in the Haram in Makkah, itself,
where Muslims were supposed to be united, and this was a show of their unity.
They were praying behind different demands. And you can see that in the old illustrations of Mecca, where they have macom Hanafi macom Shafi mapa, I know you all know about my crime, Ibrahim, everybody was made hijos studied Hajj knows about maqam Ibrahim, the place of standing for Abraham Prophet Abraham.
Right. That's his story behind that, but
mccamey hanafy. Where did that come from? Abu hanifa stood there. No. So what is this? Well, this represented the place where the Imam for the Hanafi is would stand when it was time for prayer. If it was the hanafy turn,
they had four turns. So whenever the mom would stand up all the hanafis that were in the masjid would come behind him and pray
so for us militia, all five prayers.
At the time, of course,
when it's finished the prayer
then the Shafi mom
he had a place where he would stand called McAllen, Santa Fe, and they will build that structure over it.
And then all the HANA fees in the Haram in Makkah.
In the Kaaba next to the Kaaba, they would line up behind him and pray. When he was finished, then the Maliki's
similar and after him, or them, the humbleness. So this was going on around the Kaaba for hundreds and hundreds of years. It was just taken for granted. Nobody questioned it.
In the general circles, of course, there were scholars who said this is wrong, this is not right. We should not be doing this and so on. So, but nobody could change this. Well, the followers of Muhammad Ibn Abdul Wahab when they entered Mecca in 1925 they broke down all those mokameh that
people were an uproar. Why are they breaking down the Hanafi macom and the chef a macom and macom Maliki they're breaking these, you know, these artifacts, these religious
to just drive to get back to the Haram as the prophet SAW Salam left it without these religious relics placed around it.
Which had nothing to do the deen.
They did it of course, the word the Muslim world as the word spread to different parts of the Muslim world. There was huge outcry but they couldn't do anything. They were forced. Finally in of course, after they did that, the followers of Muhammad Abdul Wahab, they said we will have one Imam and everybody prays behind this one EMA
regardless of what is man hub is so happened that they were following the mother hub of
automated humble the last of the four grade demands. So the mom who led was humbling and they operate behind them.
So if that is all
That they did.
With that is enough for us to make to offer them for having brought the oma back together at least in prayer in Makkah and Medina one Eman for everybody.
the followers of Mohammed did not know how to call themselves more hidden Unitarians. They didn't call themselves wahabis these people that's not to say they didn't make any mistakes.
Sure, they made some mistakes. They're not without mistakes are human beings.
But they were not evil.
They were in a fundamentally they were good change which the Omar needed.
They brought about a change which we need
and we should thank Allah for having set them
he is not an evil individual Muhammad Abdul Wahab his teachings were not deviant and heretical etc. No, it was Quran and Sunnah
Masha Allah This is a blessing from Allah, that he did send somebody to clean up the deen at that time and the impact of it has spread
all across the Muslim world It has uplifted the Muslim world in terms of the consciousness of the Quran and Sunnah in general.
Now, moving on to a bill McCall's four principles,
the first of which is to adopt where applicable.
Now this Divine Name or Wahhab may be applicable for humans by adopting the characteristic of being a regular gift giver is what Elias is the gift giver
and the gift giver without any ulterior motives, not expecting something in return for it, etc. Just altruistic giving without any expectations. So we can adopt that we can do the same, we can give without expecting a reward.
This is applying the name to our day to day life. giving gifts naturally produce
love, or it strengthens love between people.
Results are natural, because everyone likes to receive gifts. Everybody, they like gifts. So it's natural that it should bring a closeness.
And it is the giving that often presents a challenge for us as stinginess, is also a part of our nature. We have some of this and some of that.
So I Butera
Companion of the prophet SAW Selim, he quoted the process element saying the handout. The Habu give gifts amongst yourselves and build mutual love amongst you.
So Muslims are encouraged to give gifts
at every opportunity that they have, every chance that they get, they should give gifts. And this has been the Muslim tradition.
You know, and because of it,
it also it brought a lot of love amongst the communities as well as to people who are from outside of the community. They could feel that love in the gift giving somebody comes to your home, they don't leave the home without giving them something.
This is Muslim tradition.
From early childhood, children have to be taught to share their toys.
This is part of Muslim tradition from
long time ago. Of course, everybody's taking that on. Basically today it's commonplace. We tried to help the kids learn to share Sharing is caring.
But they these kids they have to be forced to overcome their natural
desire to possess exclusively for themselves. That's the natural desire.
This is mine.
This is daddy's, this is mommy's, and this is mine. So when another sibling comes along, this is mine, not yours. And, you know, is that struggle, all of us who had kids, we know it well.
So, to overcome this desire, the selfish, greedy desire to want to hold things only for oneself, an effort has to be made to break it.
To overcome it, it's not it's not really, it's not an evil desire to want to possess. Because that desire actually holds families together.
You know, otherwise, you know, we would be like, the animals, they have offspring after their offspring is up and able to fly or swim or whatever, then that's it, my Salama, don't have anything to do with them anymore. In fact, they might end up finding them and whatever
the connection is gone. But for human beings, that connection remains throughout life.
sharing, giving, etc, to produce that love is important to strengthen the bonds of family, but at the same time, the desire to want to possess, that's what helps to hold that family together.
Keep it even after it grows up, together.
This is a factor. I mean, now, family start to crumble, the extended family is being lost much of the West. And they're coming down just to the nuclear family, just husband and wife and their kids. That's it.
Once the kids grew up, they're gone. Now it's husband and wife, and a new set of kids, and so on and so forth. So the older generation is abandoned, put them in old people's homes or whatever, you know, we don't have time for them. Life's too short, we have too much to do, etc, etc.
So we have these competing
the nature to possess, to keep for oneself,
and the nature to give to please others to make them like us.
These two are
the pride of our natural makeup. Now, communist theoreticians, like Marx and Engels, they thought that the desire to possess was learned from human culture.
They assume that children were born with an intellectual blank state's slate
that they came into the world, brands blank, whatever they did, after that they learned from the society around them this is what an anthropologist and that have
struggled with each other over what they call nature and nurture. You know, which one these things that we do is this from nature, is it from our nurture, how we were nurtured, raised, etc.
Anyway, for the communists, you know, focused on the workers and, you know, workers to rule the society, they're the ones actually producing not those who just simply own factories and you know, etc, money and but those who actually did the work, they're the ones who should run the society.
They're the real backbone of the society.
So they came up with this idea
that this desire to possess is something learned by society. So if we raise children without this desire,
remove it from them, that they would only do good work and not deprive anybody or anything like this. They would be good people.
So they created this vision the communist man and woman
That he is one who works according to his ability
and takes in return according to his need, it doesn't take more than his need, he just takes according to his need. That's the ideal man, the communist man.
So they set about trying to establish that, as a state, the communist state.
Reality, of course,
is that what it meant is that
a small man
who worked harder, then a big man in a factory is small. And there's,
he has a colleague who's big, big sized.
He is smaller, but he's hardworking, he works twice as hard as the big guy, big guys slower, get whatever.
But when the time comes for them to get food, or
the little guy, he obviously doesn't need as much food as the big guy. He doesn't need as big a place as the big guy. So the big guy gets the bigger place gets more food.
Though he didn't do as much work as the little guy.
This is what they're creating a society like this. Now, it's not human nature to do that. Human Nature is that you work harder, you want more,
you work less hard, you don't deserve more. So you know, there's unfairness in it. So this system that they tried to set up, was untenable.
So Russia and China, the main communist states failed.
And they ended up having to go back to capitalism, they couldn't compete with the capitalist democracies of the West, they surpass them, miles ahead of them, of course, they were managed to, you know, put the first man in space. So they were married, they were able to do some technology and so on. So but it was rudimentary, they managed to do it, after losing many lives, and all this, they did it. But then Americans just went surging past them all the way, putting a man on the moon, everything, sending rockets to Mars, and you know,
Russia is left in the dust.
So, even China, they had to back off some of this
ideology and bring back capitalism in there,
you get what you work for.
equal work, equal pay, you know, this kind of approach.
So, once they did that, then it was possible
compete, China's taken off
using the remnants, some pieces from the communist system and modern capitalism, they are now competing with America. So, this desire,
to want to possess as we said, it has its place.
But the desire to give is, it elevates human being beyond the animal nature
to keep possess, like the, the animals.
we should encourage our children to share
a given from the very beginning.
And the desire to share has to be reinforced throughout life. Because otherwise the desire to want to keep on possess, though you may, you know, overcome it at certain stages in life.
It always comes back it's just built into our nature.
And because of that, the Sharia revealed by Allah, Allah hub, he made sharing obligatory in the form of Zakah.
He made it highly recommended in the form of sada and Heba
And because of it, Muslims are known internationally as the most charitable nation in the world.
Abu huraira narrated that the prophet SAW Solomon said of the Lusaka,
Joel McHale, McCain
what what that women told, the best charity is that given by a with great difficulty, by one with destitute
that's the greatest act of charity.
When you don't have anything or hardly anything, and you are charitable with what little you have,
that is the highest level, giving when you have more, etc. You know, that's good, and that's called for etc. But when you don't have this is where the greatest reward comes.
And the process and said you should begin with your own dependence, to make sure that you're not doing it for ulterior motives etc, you should do it with your own dependents.
The name of our hub can also be adopted by utilizing allows gifts, in a way pleasing to Him and in the service of his righteous causes.
In this life, no one likes, that their gifts be cheapened by misuse. That's a given
how much more so in the case of Allah. If Allah gives us a gift, we shouldn't use it for what he dislikes.
If we do that, the gift will become a test a fitness trial for us, and we will be held accountable regarding it.
Consequently, the name of Wahab stands as a reminder for us to be thankful to Allah for his gifts in our lives and to utilize them properly according to Islamic guidelines.
The second principle of even batal.
To confirm were unique, where the name is Unique meanings of the name is unique,
If we want to be true worshipers of Allah hub,
then we must remember to acknowledge his continuous showering of undeserved gifts upon us, even if they may seem minute
and as such, we should thank him for it.
Allah said live in Chicago to LA z. Danna calm, if you are grateful, I will surely increase you in favor. So gratitude,
attract tracks further blessings, for whatever you get us grateful to it, you get more. This is the promise of Allah. So I brought him verse seven.
So hey, even cnn equal to the process. Anima saying, the affair of the believer is that amazing thing, the whole of his life, or her life is beneficial. That is only in the case of the true believer when good comes to him or he or she Thanks a lot, and it is good for them. And when evil befalls him or
they are patient, and are rewarded for it, that is the win win situation.
Whether you suffer a calamity, or you're blessed with great success. In both cases, you are good before Allah signed the law when the good comes your patient when the difficulty arises,
and you're rewarded.
The reality is that the tests of life can come in the form of gifts and blessings.
As much as they can come in the form of losses.
However, most people tend to think of tests only in terms of losses. So allow wonders of the tests in gifts and blessings, saying llegaron
Surah verse 14, yeah, I haven't in a min as logical
OR logical, I do when lakum father room
or believers, indeed your wives and children
are enemies for you. So beware of them. wives and children, this is blessings.
But Allah says, there they are an enemy to you. So beware of the manly me meaning that for you to be obsessed with them and love them so much that you end up disobeying Allah, they become your enemies.
That is the potential that lies there. That's the danger.
Another way of
implementing the Divine Name of our hub
through recognizing the uniqueness of this name to Allah
subhanho wa Taala.
And how we should interact with that name
is that we should find solace in contemplation on a loss countless gifts and blessings in our lives.
When a person realizes that a loss blessings in his or her life are too many to count,
the current trial that they're facing will seem like a rain drop in a vast ocean of a loss favorites.
An exercise in patience will become far easier.
To help find solace it was the regular practice of Prophet Muhammad SAW tell them to perform sujood a sugar the prayer for thankfulness or the gratitude prayer whenever good news or gifts came to him.
The current global abandonment of this divinely guided practice deprives us of its innumerable medical, spiritual and psychological benefits.
Its regular practice is the great eraser of depression, sadness, and sorrow.
There is no need for Voodoo
faith facing the Tabler covering beyond normal house stress. Even women in their menses or postnatal bleeding can do it.
It is a sooner more
an emphasized regular sooner.
Like the two voluntary units of prayer we do before the formal prayer of the morning. fudger is two units of voluntary prayer you don't have to do it. But it's recommended encouraged.
The problem is on Sunday whenever he traveled and he dropped the recommended additional prayers, he would always keep the two before
so it has a special status. They call that so now marker one but he never left. Similarly. So Judah sugar is a Sunnah worker, he never left it, he would always do it.
Unfortunately, Muslims globally are mostly unaware of it. And don't practice it at all.
When the opposite should be the case. So they miss out on this amazing soothing effect on those suffering from depression, sadness and so they miss out completely.
Furthermore, the more we are conscious of Allah's unique gifts, in all aspects of our lives, the more we're able to increase our love for him.
And the more we can recognize how blessed we are, and find contentment and inner peace.
When anyone gives us gifts, even if we don't need them or want them, we feel good about them and appreciate their efforts and thought
why don't we feel the same way and even more so about Allah mainly because we indirectly deny his favorites and gifts and take them totally for granted.
So we do need to seriously reflect
The blessings that allies granted us in order to grow in faith.
And that is where so Judas Shakur can play a huge part in helping us bring a law back into our lives.
The third principle of in Bohol,
to find hope, where there is a promise.
In this case, the Divine Name, Allah hub, is a promise in and of itself.
In previous times, when we were looking at other names, we would say, there isn't any promise here. But indirectly, you can find a promise somehow, some way. But in this case, it's direct. The promises there, the gift is a direct promise, a promise of abundant gifts, coming from where we want, and expect them as well as from where we would least expect them. Especially for those who are conscious of a law and put their trust in Him.
Allah said, Well, my doctor, Allah will Maharaja whoever fears Allah,
Allah will make an escape for him away out, where zuku when highflyer doesn't, and he will provide for him from where he would least expect it.
Or Maya tawakkol Allah Allah for husband, and whoever trust in Allah, Allah will be sufficient for him, you will find the law sufficient for him. Or
so this promise of a way out.
This is the hope.
In all difficult circumstances, should motivate the believers to stand firm and avoid compromise of the religion because of perceived needs.
like buying homes with interest free loans
are not interest rates, right interest based loans,
mortgages based and built on interest. This has become a widespread practice in the West, where Muslims who migrated their claim that owning a home is a necessity in Arabic called the rura.
And fatwas have been given based on the legal Maxim, or do robot to be a
necessity, makes permissible, the forbidden
necessity in the case of this is this Maxim. Legal Maxim is drawn from the case of
a mod miyasaka, whose parents were killed as slaves and he was also a little slave. And he was tortured.
he couldn't stay firm as his parents had done. His mother first was killed.
And his father, they were being forced by their slave masters, to make statements of Kufa
taking all the idols as their gods.
Denying Prophet Muhammad SAW silence Prophethood claiming he was a magician and things like this, this, they refused. And they died. When a modern the US his turn came.
He said whatever they told him to say.
But he felt very bad about the progress on them. When he found him,
missing from his circles, called for him and asked him about it, and asked him whether his heart was filled with the man when he said those things which day
demanded of him. He said, Yeah, it was. But I said it was awesome said if they do it to you again, say it again. So these statements of disbelief
they became permissible to him.
Because of the dire circumstances of his situation. This is the dura. You need to save your life. It's life and death. If you want to save that life, then you have to say what they said.
So this is where this principle comes came from.
So the fact was, we're making it permissible for people to buy homes brought to us by chefs in the east, who didn't really realize many cases that these homes were not a necessity, but that's how it was presented to them. We have to, otherwise we'll be sleeping in the streets in the snow.
buying homes using interest became permissible,
buying cars, permissible, you got to have a car, it's a necessity.
And virtually anything that could be argued as the necessity of life
permissible, even though they were forbidden.
The reality is that these
things are mostly watts,
which have been elevated and transformed into needs.
And what was supposed to happen is that Muslims,
as a community
should have solved the problems
by setting up housing cooperatives, where homes are jointly bought, by pooling the community's resources, and distributed, you know, according to a draw,
10 people Muslims, they can't afford individually to buy a house, they don't have enough money. But if they pool their money,
they can buy a house this year, and next year and the year after. So they do okay.
Houses bought, they put in a certain amount of money enough to buy a house,
then that house is owned by the cooperative.
But a draw is made to see who will get the first house so on so that the first house, they have the house so they can start living in the house, but it doesn't belong to them. until everyone in the cooperative gets their house, then it can become individually owned. But until then, because this is to protect the community from a person who says yeah, okay, I mean, they got the house, okay, finish, I'm not paying anymore, I got my house is what I came for.
How to make him pay the remainder, this is problematic. So to solve that, the house remains owned by the cooperative, until everybody got their house. So this can be set up.
easily done. And it was done. I've seen it with my own eyes, Toronto, Sims did it. Groups of Muslims did it and are doing it even today.
They're able to get homes for everybody without paying any interest.
So there was another way out. But they didn't even try to find it. Because they were able to convince scholars from overseas to say,
what you're doing is permissible for you because these are necessities. In the case of the car.
What it is, is that they wanted to get a brand new car the latest model.
They could have kept the car they already had
in some cases, or they could have bought a used car, which is like a quarter the price of the brand new car. In some cases.
They could have done that as an alternative. But instead they wanted that shiny new Model
So they got the fatwa and they bought the car on interest, which is hard.
they got the fatwa which said it was helpful for them. But in the sight of Allah we have another story.
On the other hand if we realize that only Allah deserves his name and Wahab
only He is our hub
that only he fulfills its conditions of unconditional unending generosity. Our needs should only be taken to him alone. And only he should be fully trusted completely.
On my ethical level
For what hospital. So like I said, we're trusting allies sufficient way.
However, those who take their needs to the profit salon did people go to the grave of the bumps, or Solomon
to fulfill their needs or to Fatima, or his cousin Ali, or to st so and so or appear this one or that one shape that Wali, so and so couteau, they have all these other kinds of names,
who they say they're like, the intermediaries necessary to reach the king, the President, the Prime Minister, you can't just go directly to him.
You have to go through intermediaries, who will pass the word on till it gets to him. So they say the same way in this life. But in reality, they're comparing, you know,
they're comparing a law to human beings and saying, well, this is what happens amongst human beings then, the same thing amongst with a lot, so better you get somebody in between. So like the Catholics who invented the saints and
are those who would actually even be able to forgive sin, like ALLAH forgive sin. And this is where they deviated until
the Protestants split off from them and left them behind.
The last of the four principles fear where there is a warning.
here we can say there is no direct warning in this Divine Name, Al Wahhab.
However, a lot of ones us have a severe punishment for those who don't show gratitude for his many blessings, favors and gifts in their lives.
Furthermore, he equates in gratitude, with kufr, or disbelief, commonly called Khurana Nam, or nehama. Denial of blessings.
This denial of law's gifts, is at the bottom of depression, sadness and sorrow, those people who get into the depths become
states of sadness and sorrow, all the way to depression.
plagues the developing world,
to such a degree that the highest rates of suicide and mass murders are happening amongst them.
A lot told us if you are grateful, I will increase you in the favor I've given you. But if you deny those favors, indeed, my punishment is severe. So, this is what so many of us go through without realizing it.
But we said there was a way out.
And we need to
find it sudo the sugar and what comes with it.
And the profits are seldom further clarified. With regards to
the gratitude which needs to be shown
when good comes to us
is that that gratitude, for the most part, should be given to a lot of creatures.
Because they end up being the agents to which that good came
and we should thank them as some people say
giving thanks that belongs to Allah I don't need to give thanks to you. You gave it but Allah is the one who sent you with it for me.
But the promise on Solomon said
lyase could Allah man lyase Kuru NASS
whoever doesn't thank people doesn't thank Allah.
So there's no way out of this one. We have to thank people
that that sugar in
in other contexts has good meaning. We should ultimately thank Allah because everything good that comes comes through him.
But in this limited context, it's not
We thank those who do good for us or to us.
Knowing, of course, that ultimately it came from Allah, we have to thank Allah for it for sending these people.
And because of that Allah made the consequence of not thanking those around us.
Those who brought good to us so severe in order not to discourage them from doing good for us a second time
because of their experience of unweight rudeness from us.
That giving thanks to the people, of course, this does no benefit to Allah lets you do it. You don't do it. It's all the same. You are the one who will suffer. But when you give the thanks to the people, this encourages those people to do more good.
Instead of you giving it and the people say basically, we think a lot No need to thank you. You think these people are so ungrateful? Why should I give even though they need it, but they have taken this proud attitude or whatever, it kills the desire to want to give to others. You know, you hear people say that I'll never give these people again because of this person. No, no. Of course we shouldn't fall into that trap either.
will now close our session?
Our class calling on the law's name using this name.
accordion contains a great example of da using this beautiful name of Al Wahhab.
bada is headed Jana.
Our Lord do not cause our hearts to deviate.
after You have guided us, Wahab Lana Mila Don charisma
and grant us from yours self from your mercy yourself mercy
in NACA Antal Wahhab, for surely you are the store of gifts and mercy.
So Allium Ron verse eight.
And as our usual practice,
we'll close with the final da O Allah, Yahweh hab. We know you are the giver of gifts. makers of those who are grateful for your gifts and who use them to please you.
Allah dourness with
Ya Allah. Guide us to ponder your gifts and inspire us to give gifts to others. Yeah Wahab grant us from your countless blessings and mercy success in this world and in the world to come. For indeed, you are the best giver of gifts.
With that we close our session
Samadhi come to LA he about a cattle will now shift to our
and we have a number of questions. Ready.
The first of which
from fine tune.
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they're saying chef abou me. Sorry.
said our laico all this is greetings from Dallas, Texas.
zing guy weeding us also from Cape Town.
First question from Kazuma Zubair. Why is it that the book al Motta, Mr. Malik has the golden chain. Yet we know that Sahil Buhari is the most authentic book.
This is a
An area which goes back to the science of hobbies.
And this is not the place to go into those details.
The bottom line is that Mr. Bahari For example, He sets certain criterion on the basis of which he would accept Howdy,
my Malik, while having the golden chain of narration,
the majority of his narrations were not from that golden chain. There are many from it. And all those no doubt about its authenticity. But there were others that he received through other sources. He didn't travel, he didn't leave Medina, he stayed in Medina, the whole life that he died,
only went out for Hajin Amara.
So the knowledge that he had was limited, and he depended on those who brought information to him from the outside. So it's not surprising that some of the narrations that came to him were not as authentic, they're a weaker or whatever. So there were mixtures in there in his compilation. And he didn't want it written down.
He was opposed to it,
for it to become fixed and use as
a basis for the legal system of Muslims.
And one of the caliphs wanted him to do that.
So, Imam Bukhari though is from Bukhara,
set a criterion for which he would accept a date he sifted
and only accepted holidays which fit a particular criteria and which is the criteria in which they was became agreed was the most authentic routes.
So because all of his narrations fulfill that, even though some of them were from Al Motta, for example, narrated from, from Mr. Through my Malika, etc. You know,
my Malik's compilation had a mixture and because of that it's not considered to be as authentic a text as that of the Imam Bukhari
are there for monnier he asked, please tell me about the importance of lentil powder and how we can identify the night.
This time you There are many different lectures going on about layer two other where all the details of their
layer two other
varies from year to year, could be the same two years in a row. It may vary from location to location, their little color in New Zealand may not be able to cuddle in Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia.
And Lana to other in Malaysia may not be
Laila to other in Thailand,
or Bangladesh, and so on and so forth. So this is all with a law, a little one in one part of the earth does not necessitate that it be led to other everywhere on there.
asked Do you know the story of Medusa?
Well, there are many stories related to the body.
So I can't speak on all of them at one time, but the Mirza is
the state when a person dies, he or she enters about as
they leave this physical world and the enter in the world of the borders
you know before going to heaven or hell, depending on the judgment.
Question when gift giving is haraam
to give gifts to family members and friends who are not Muslims.
on call for holidays like Christmas
sounds like a statement but I guess there's a question in here. I guess when is gift giving her up
to give gifts to family members and friends who are not Muslim?
Or is I guess what the press wants to say
is giving gifts
on the days of the pagan holidays around?
That's participating in the holiday. You want to give them something give them something and add any other day
not connected up with pagan holidays like Easter and
asks, my question is regarding do I stutter?
Is it only the mom that says it are both the moment that Matt moon both the mom, and those following their mom should say the dualist have
said to themselves, basically, not out?
rasheeda Abdur Rashid, how do we make soju the sugar,
sugar sujood ash sugar?
What do we recite or say? Can we make
there's nothing specific to say. If you when you go into sujood, you want to say Subhana Allah bl Allah, you can do that as part of why you want to do it. But basically, you are going into that position of sujood to thank Allah for blessings Yes, put in your life. Some goodness has come to you. whether our word whether a gift, you know whether a baby or whatever, anything that comes in, which is a blessing, you call this a blessing, then you make so do the shocker for it at the time of receiving the blessing, or when you remember.
there's not anything specific to say. It's not like it's the hardware This is do I have is the kata just been given by the prophets. So Judah Shakur was left open.
Just give thanks to Allah. Thank you Allah.
We have any questions from our Instagram students
what is the correct time for the morning and evening? I've got
the morning of car are in the morning
before the war
that's the morning time and the evening after the word
and it could be after market also. Or you can consider the night to begin with mother
after us are commonly people look at that as being the evening or the afternoon.
Can they equalize top what Allah was written for you?
Question about the evil eye stopping what the law has written the other
evil I cannot stop the
evil eye is according to the cause.
Question five Sally.
Why do you wear a cap? Toby?
Any specific Islamic reason behind it?
profit mom's asylum or something covering his head.
turban with that cap underneath it. He did that. That was the custom Diplo Arabia.
you can do it or not do it. You can wear something on your head or not wear something on the head as a man or the woman then you have to wear a job. It's got to be on your head covering everything but your face and hats. So that's, you know, of course, the district distinction.
Question is cryptocurrency halaal. As far as I know, it is
many distrust scholars who ascribe to me Abdul Wahab is dour,
due to these scholars accommodating attitude
or deciding to separate for an unstated period.
The question jumped
there, let me say that again.
Many discuss this trust scholars who ascribe I guess themselves to even Abdul Wahab stauer due to the scholars accommodating attitude towards Western machinations in the Muslim world. Are people distrust warranted
you know when you're dealing with politics?
Politics is politics.
upheld are called for the Quran and Sunnah. We don't reject the Quran and Sunnah because their politics wasn't good. That's a mistake.
grandson, there's something the politics is something else. Yes, the grand Suna does government politics and all that.
And you know, if they're engaged in any kind of, you know, political
plots and plans, etc, which hurt Muslims who say that's bad, not good, etc. But that doesn't deny
the good of calling to the Quran and Sunnah.
Du Bois. Du Bois.
If a husband and wife are going through conflict and decide to separate for an unstated period, in which they have no intimate contact, is this permissible? And how long can this last? It's permissible. I can be it can last as long as both parties agree.
Of course, the husband, his wife, you know, is gone for a period of time where he's gonna say, hey, I need a new wife.
Right, which is that point, then he can divorce the divorce.
But if they agree on a period between them, and it's permissible, but don't have to put any specific timing on it.
Some people say, oh, like four months, okay? If he's away for four months, your marriage is over.
They're separated marriages. And out, that's not true.
If they decide to acknowledge that becomes an adult.
Any questions from Instagram?
Is that are we hunted with the same? Yes, can a person pray the 100 and the last third of the night after offering?
Yes, tahajjud and tarawih. I wanted the same.
Can a person pray tarawih
and also pray tahajjud. Yeah, it's just this additional light prayers.
But the only thing that the process elements that make the window the last prayer of the night.
So if you're doing that and you plan to do
damage to the same
then you shouldn't do the Witter.
Save it for the target.
Malik is asking
his allies existence, only real, the real The only real existence compared to his creation, as he has no beginning or end
and was not
created by the order to be be and they were B and it is
a law The only real existence.
So we are not real, they're fake.
We only seem real, no.
Laws are in existence, we are in existence, the general existence, the animals, the world that we're living on. These are all real existences. We don't want to say that only alive is the real existence everything else is
a figment of his imagination. Know that I believe that the Islamic belief
Julie from Netherlands. What is your verdict on salata SB?
Well, I want to say my verdict, I just, you know, the verdict which ruling which states that it's not authentic. I go along with that.
All the narrations conflict with each other and they all have weaknesses in them. So I mean, that to me that there was an authentic narration. But which one we were not right now.
So better to avoid it?
Is it haram for a woman not to wear a scarf?
Is it haram for a woman not to wear a scarf means not to wear scarf and not to wear anything else?
Then of course, it's haram if she's outside the home. But is it haram to for a woman to uncover her head when sitting in the presence of her father? Or mother?
Of course, it's permissible.
question Can I invest my money into a friend's company who started the company with money from a student loan? That is I'm buying my own equipment?
For example, I'm using his company's name to operate
well as long as this company is not involved in haram then it is permissible to use the company's name with His permission
and are not without this permission.
It is permissible
can we pray thoroughly before praying the obligatory
prayer away before the obligatory shouldn't be the wrong order
whether to pray the obligatory first and then pray
which is tahajud
Can we listen to your or any scholars lectures on the Arctic gaff? I don't think I have any lectures on decaf. But you know what you find on the internet by reliable scholars are giving information then you can go to Islam q&a of sada Hellman edge aged and you put in there to gaff and you find good material
Islam web. Islam web is also a reliable source of authentic information.
says I own a car dealership
business and want to know if i pays a cat
as a model
on the purchase price, or predicted selling price,
what you've purchased it for. That's the price that you calculate your account.
If when you sell it, you're still within that period
then you went and you went you ended up selling it for less whatever. So it's just lost its value. Then, technically speaking, whatever the year period has gone past then it's too late. But if you're still in the year period, then it's possible to get back some funds. What you paid is a car
to cover your losses in that sense.
Beamish will be Nish
Lord have to
is sent to West's mean and sought out rock man
Rob bull mastic anyway Rob McGarry Bane
scholars have explained that
it refers to where the sun rises and where the sun sets
in the two main series see our seasons that have summer and winter two marking points where the where the seasons change drastically. So the sun rises from one point
at another point and then it will rise again
from a different point later on the year and set at a different point later on in the year. So those are the two
West's and the two east.
Okay, I think
we can end the program shortly.
With the last question if the 23rd night of Ramadan is Linda Carter, then does it start after March
24 third night you counted from the mother
of the day before the 24th third day 23rd night of that day is in the day before that's how it's counted the night comes before the day
hope that's clear.
Okay, with that we'll close up. Thank you all for attending the session. We ask a lot to bless you all and to bless the knowledge which has been conveyed I hope that
it is beneficial
and a game changer for some of you
if not all of you and we shall we asked you to pray for us to ensure that
we managed to finish this series and make it available to oma on a wider scale inshallah
so we close subhanak Allahumma Ambika the shadow lala land and let's start for Luca wanted to go like I said I want a comb Rahmatullahi or whatever