In the Names of Allah – 38 – al-Wadood

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Salam Alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuhu

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Baraka rafiqul

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like to welcome you

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back

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apologizing

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for our late start today

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resulted or as a result of technical difficulties that we just

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finally managed to clear. So with that my greetings will be short. We'll move quickly into our session at session number 38.

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So, Rashid Abdul Rashid why they come sit down?

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That's from the US Ali Muhammad.

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guy he was from Ethiopia. Yes. Why they come Salaam

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and aziridine from Melbourne, Australia

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alaikum Salaam

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dear tajudeen

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from

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from now, you

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know? Anyway I forgotten

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barakallahu Chico Welcome to also

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as Eberhart men from Britain Germany while they come Salaam Hamza and dal

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Hamza and oh, I think it's from Grenada from not mistaken

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greetings to you also.

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He asked me to smile. South Africa while they come Salaam Hamad Abbey sitar alaikum Salaam

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zydus Shah from Indian occupied Kashmir.

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And Sean Muhammad

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Ali from Salaam from Trinidad oh good to hear from Trinidad again. masala

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if the COVID passes and the world opens up again, definitely I would like to visit Trinidad

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Colossi

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again.

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Anyway, we'll be moving on now to our

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38th session.

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And greetings to the rest.

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My apologies. Again, due to technical difficulties. We were held up launching

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100 layer of the alameen

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wa Salatu was Salam ala rasulillah Karim

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Allah Allah He was happy.

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Manny Stanley Bissonnette he and I are within

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all praises due to a law and realize Peace and blessings. We are the last prophet muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam

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

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This is our 38th session

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in which we'll be covering a single name. That's of

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what do

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the most loving the beloved

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in terms of its location and decor, and it's only mentioned twice

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among them in the Who who are you

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With the way you are aid

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while we will have war all over the world

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indeed he begins and read us.

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And he is the Forgiving and loving

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surah barrage verses 13 and 14

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in terms of its meaning,

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linguistically the Divine Name or what dude comes from the trilateral route, while dial, dial,

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and it's derived from the Geron would do,

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which basically means, to love,

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like a boon

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or to wish to be loved.

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What do I do?

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Now you I'm Maru alpha Santa.

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One of them wishes that he could live for 1000 years. So Al Baqarah, verse 96.

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This is wood

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being used as wish,

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it is an intensive form of the present participle wide

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undefinable pattern different from the file pattern which you have found in so many of the Divine Names. This route however, appears 29 times in the Quran in five derived forms. Examples of those are you What do

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he likes or he will wish,

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al-mada love the love wouldn't done affection.

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Relative to Allah this Divine Name, Allah dude means that he is the source of affection, love and kindness in creation.

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Furthermore, he is the one who possesses love for his friends,

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the only and the righteous, as well as those who repent and return to Him.

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He loves all those who obey Him and dislikes all who disobey Him.

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It also means the one who is loved by his worshipers.

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In the same way that the laws love, wood

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may be divided into general love, which he holds for all his creatures, and specific love, which he holds specifically for the believers. Love of human beings may similarly be divided into muhabba

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mustard aka general love, and muhabba.

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Corsa, special love

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according to share solid,

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General love itself may be further divided into three types.

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Natural Love is the first, such as the love of a hungry person for food, or a thirsty person for water, or men for women and vice versa.

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Second, love based on mercy and pity, such as the love of parents for their little children.

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And the third is love based on acquaintance and friendship,

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such as that which is between a husband and a wife. Those who share common professions or scholars in the same field are people who meet on a daily basis, such as fellow commuters or people one does business with or traveling companions.

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Love

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can grow amongst them.

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On the other hand, specific love may be divided into two categories. Hello, and haraam.

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Hello love, beginning with the number one form is the love of a law, which is the highest and most important obligation in Islam.

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By perfecting one's love for law, one perfects one's faith.

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If once love of Allah is lacking, then once Tao he is also lacking.

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A lot of stated this fact and the following verse saying

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levina amanu I shed do hogben lilla those who believe, love a lot more than anything else. So Al Baqarah verse 165, the prophet salsa lamb taught his companions in the dua that would saying, gentlemen, do I da da

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yaku Allahumma inni as an ogre hoback the Hoberman your book, well, I'm Allah Levy, yerba levani, pullback. Allahumma jaal hubback hoback Hubba alayah enough. See what Ali mominul ma invited, Oh Allah allow me to love you and to love those who love you.

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And to love whatsoever brings me closer to your love. And make your love more precious to me, than cold water to the thirsty.

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Thus love of Allah may also take the form of preferring what Allah loves, and wants for his slave over what the slave himself might love and what

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so he loves what Allah loves, hates what Allah hates, takes as his friends those whom a lot regardless, his friends already died, regards his enemies, those whom Allah regard as his enemies, and he expresses his love of Allah by a here adhering to the laws which a law has set.

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The second level of law is the love of Allah His Messenger. Of course, this is within the Muslim context.

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This love is also a fundamental requirement of true Islam.

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Faith is not complete, until a person loves the Messenger of Allah, more than he loves himself.

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The Messenger of Allah Himself said, Now you may know I had had akuna haba la he mean holiday he awhile idi, one nasty edge of mine, none of you truly believes until I become more beloved to him than his child, his father, and all the people

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live in his shop.

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He said that on one occasion we were with the prophet SAW.

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While he was holding all my rebel hotdogs, hat.

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Omar said to him, O Messenger of Allah, you are dear to me.

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More than everything, except myself.

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Rob from Ron's, as Alan said to him, no, that's not right. By the one in whose hand is my soul, until I am dear to you, then even yourself,

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you have not fully believed

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Am I gonna have Bob reflected. And then he came back to the process, and said, Now by law, you are dear to me, even then myself.

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And the process I said to him, now you are right.

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All

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this love is a part of loving Allah. And it's only realized by following the Prophet sallallahu wasallam and preferring his opinion over that of all others.

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The third level of love

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is the love of all the prophets and the believers. This is obligatory because loving a law dictates that one should love the people who obey Him.

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In other words, the prophets and the righteous people. Abu Mama, called to the prophet SAW Solomon saying, Man, a hubballi law he was rather Leela, but upon illa vamana, Allah Allah, for kadhi stuck mela and a man.

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Anyone who loves for a lot sake, hates for a lot sick, gives for a lot of sake and withholds for a lot sick will have perfected faith.

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Wherever love is for the sake of a lot of means whoever loves the people of faith, and the necessary things of this world because of their love for Allah.

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obedience to Allah

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Shouldn't be based on the love of Allah. Faith can only be perfected in this way.

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Thus, even if one prays a lot faster continuously and gives generously entirety, their faith remains incomplete. If the love of Allah is missing, then the prayers fast and charity have little or no value.

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As Omar Abdullah said,

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You have seen during the lifetime of the Messenger of Allah

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that none of us thought that he had more right to his own money than his Muslim brother.

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In terms of the Forbidden Love, this category includes love that constitutes check. That's the worst.

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This occurs when a person loves something instead of a lot more than a law or as much as a law. In such cases, he has taken that person or thing as a rival to a law. This is known as shirak of love.

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Most of humankind today, I've made people and the things of this world rivals to a law and their love and glorification of them. Scenes of 10s of 1000s in stadiums roaring in adoration for music bands basketball, football, Olympics, etc. I scenes of 20th and 21st century worship and the players have become the idols.

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There are also other types of forbidden love which do not reach the level of shirk, such as excessive loving, of one's family wealth, tribe, business or house and preferring them in whole or in part, overdoing one's duties to a law, such as Hydra making migration for the sake of Allah or jihad, fighting in defense of Islam, and the spread of Islam.

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Allah said in Surah Toba

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say, oh, Prophet, if you are fathers, sons, brothers, wives, tribes and the wealth you have acquired, and the trade which you fear will decline, and the dwellings you love, are dear to you, and align His Messenger and the struggle in this cause, then wait until Allah brings about his punishment. Allah does not guide those who are defiantly disobedient.

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Moving on to the application. According to even backhauls four principles. The first of the four principles is to adopt where applicable.

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And the most obvious

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form of adoption would be to love Allah as creatures as Allah loves his creatures, well, not as but

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in the same way that Allah loves his creatures, we should also love within the limits of human abilities.

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So this Divine Name is among the names which can be adopted easily on the human scale. In general, Allah loves all his creatures unconditionally, based on this Divine Name, Allah dude. And he also has a special love, reserved for those who lovingly worship Him. We talked about the general love and the specific love.

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The believers likewise should also love a lot of these creatures.

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We should love Allah for all the blessings he has granted us.

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And forgiveness and mercy He shown us and love his creatures because they are His creatures, whom he loves, and who were lovingly created purely for our benefit.

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The most important of our laws, beloved creatures, are the messengers of Allah. As we discussed earlier.

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Love of the law is fundamentally

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adopted and manifested by obedience. The believers adopt this Divine Name,

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expressing Divine Love by lovingly doing whatever is pleasing to Allah and avoid

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Whatever it is, pleases Him. They should love a lot by following his Sharia.

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As he told his last messenger to inform us in kuntum to a boon Allah for Debbie Rooney, your biblical moonwalk, if you love Allah, follow me and Allah will love you. That's the third surah verse 31 says the promises that lamb did not give religious instructions from his own desires. Those instructions are based on revelation, which he received, meaning that he only instructed what Allah commanded him to instruct a Mayan temple, Anil Hauer in who are Illa Why haven't you? He didn't speak from his desires what Allah says, There was only revelation which was revealed

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at Surah najem verse three.

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Consequently, his commands were a law's commands.

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Therefore obeying him was the same as obeying a law.

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My UT ever soon forgot about law by law states that clearly whoever obeys the messenger as obey the law with chapter verse 30, sorry, verse 80.

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Love of the messenger is so important that it was elevated to the status of being one of the major evidences of the existence of real faith in the heart of the believer.

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As we

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heard before with Almighty Rob Bob

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will Herrera also quoted the prompts on Solomon saying,

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for one lady in fcbd lie you may know a hadoken had a cooler a hub by la he, meanwhile, Lady he won, he won NASA Jemaine

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by the one whose hand my soul lies, none of us truly believed until I become more beloved to him or her, and their father, mother,

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their sons and all the people.

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Then we adopt the Divine Name by showing love to our laws, creatures, showing love through kindness and how we deal with them.

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We love the creatures of Allah which Allah made subservient to us by treating them with compassion and kindness. In all the ways the Shetty is prescribed.

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In surah, Allah

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verse 38, Allah says there there is not an animal that flies on. Sorry, there's not an animal that lives on Earth, nor a being that flies on its wings. But forms of party of communities like you

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have omitted nothing from the book. And they all will be gathered to their Lord, in the end.

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The Messenger of Allah once passed by a camel, that was so emaciated that its back had almost reached where his stomach was. He said it the hula we had the hill behind.

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And more Gemma

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for rocky boo for rocky boo Ha. boku aloha solid.

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Be mindful of a law regarding these animals which can speak their dumb animals, ride them when they are in good condition and feed them when they are in good condition.

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For kabu ha, well kulu has solid

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animals slaughter is another area

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where our love of allows creatures can be shown. The animals we eat are to be slaughtered in the gentlest way. And the prophet SAW Selim instructed us to make sure that the knife we use was well sharpened to make it easier on the animal.

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Shed dad had been I was equal to the Ross as Emma saying, indeed allies and join proficiency and everything in the law cutterbar son, Allah coolessay

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so when you kill kill proficiently and when you slaughter slaughter proficient

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so every one of you should sharpen his knife and spare the animal

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All dislodges from suffering.

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So while many of the West

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decry Muslim slaughter of animals, especially on eagle eyed ha, their method of slaughter involves smashing the larger animals in their heads with special guns,

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which are supposed to render them unconscious before cutting off their heads.

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They claim that it's more humane Subhana Allah.

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Can you imagine the pain that comes from being hit on the side of your head with a cricket bat or a baseball bat?

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They claim that's more humane for the animal. They have a special gun with a piston. When they fire the piston comes out and hits the animal on the side of the head.

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Massive blow so powerful knocks them unconscious, big animals, big cows, etc just crumble their knees crumble.

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But they claim

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it's more humane

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killing animals for sport is also forbidden to stop. Because SLM instructed us not to make birds our targets.

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So

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you know, hunting for on safaris, etc, killing animals, you know, paying money to get access to animals, so you can kill them, etc. This is completely forbidden. It's

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the private side salon, even for me, hitting animals

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in their faces or branding them in their faces.

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And the problem is, I suddenly was quoted by the companions as saying

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there is a reward for serving every living being. When they asked him if there's a reward for animals, just

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serving them being kind to

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others, Rahman ibn Abdullah quoted his father saying, when we were on a journey with the Messenger of Allah, and we left them, sorry, and he left them, that's the Messenger of Allah left them to relieve himself. We saw a bird,

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Mara, with two young ones.

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We took the young ones, the mother bird returned,

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and was circling above in the air beating its wings in brief.

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When the prophet SAW Selim came back and saw this, he asked, Who has pained this bird, by taking her young

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give her chicks back to her.

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We also came across an anthill, which we promptly set on fire. They asked who has burned this place, he replied, We did it. Almost in July, he said, it is not fitting that anyone but the Lord of the Hellfire should punish with fire.

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The significance of creatures in Islam

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is also evident in the fact that of the 114 chapters of the Quran. Six were named after animals mentioned in the Al Baqarah, the second chapter and

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the flocks, the sixth chapter, and land

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be the 16th chapter. Animal, the ant, the 27th, chapter, Lanka boot,

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the spider 29th chapter, and I'll feel the elephant, the 100 and fifth chapter.

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Every living organism in this universe has worth and is part of the universal society in which Allah made his creatures.

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Therefore, Muslims are required to treat creatures with real compassion, and not abuse them.

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Islam has laid down rules for animal rights, long before human rights were recognized in the Western world.

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Human rights as well as animal rights.

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In Islam, we believe that all of creation, including animals, praise Allah Almighty, since like humans, they are part of a loss creation of Muhammad SAW Salaam was sent as a mercy to humankind.

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And a blessing for all creatures, as reflected in the verse

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107 of Surah 21 ambia Omar Sal Naka, Illa Ramadan, Lil aalameen and I've not sent you Allah is saying, I've not sent you, but as a mercy for the worlds.

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In surah Noor, verse 41, Allah says there Don't you see that all those were in the heavens in the earth, praise Allah, as do the birds with wings outstretched.

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Each knows its own way of prayer and glorification. And Allah has full knowledge of what they do.

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These verses serve as reminders to all of us that no animal is created without a purpose, that they all have feelings. Therefore, we have the right therefore they have the right to life, as well as protection from pain and suffering. Muslims are required to consider their lives as worthwhile and to protect and cherish them.

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Consequently, it is not surprising to see authentic reports that the prophet SAW some disliked making animals fight each other. And he forbade the mutilation of animals. The people of Medina were in the habit of cutting the humps of the camels while they're still alive, and cutting the fatty tails from the sheep while they were alive. And the province Arsalan came to Medina and he saw this practice he said, Whoever or whatever is cut from an animal while it is still alive, then it is considered to be carrier that is dead meat, which is haram. In Islam.

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Islam slaughtering or killing of lactating animals is also disliked, as is evident from the following report that I want occasion Prophet Muhammad wa sallam passed by a man from the answer,

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who had picked up a knife to slaughter a lactating animal for the Messenger of Allah, and he told him avoid those animals that are elected.

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This is important because during the period of lactation, the mother is nursing its young.

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Furthermore, this period is considered important for the better growth and nourishment of the newborn.

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Moving on to our second principle, as identified by a mom, even by Paul,

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to confirm were unique and inaccurate, and inapplicable.

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The unique dimensions of this Divine Name

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lie in the boundless nature of Allah's love, and the fact that whatever he decrees for his creatures is what is best for them. We cannot decree matters, but can choose to accept his decree and grow spiritually. Consequently, laws worshipers love for him

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also involves being pleased and accepting of whatever allies destined for that.

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This is also the sixth pillar of a man.

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Other meaning that faith in Islam is incomplete without it. Our love of Allah can also be expressed by frequently doing the istikhara prayer, do I miss the kata in order

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in order to embrace a loss other head on rather than only after the fact.

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However, the prayer should be done according to the profits instructions. jabil Abdullah, he said the prophet SAW Salaam taught us to make the prayer seeking good, that is Dr. Mr. hora

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in all affairs, the way he taught us a chapter from the cry.

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He said,

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quote in the process, if any of you decides on a matter,

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he should pray to units of prayer.

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Then say

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then do our

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list.

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And this is important

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in following this head these demands

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methodology of Mr. Faraj is outlined This is the prayer seeking good.

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Seeking what's best for us, based on our last confirmation?

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Notice that

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the prophets are Salam didn't say, to make dualist akara before going to sleep,

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so you can look for the answer in your sleep.

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Right? He didn't say,

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to repeat it time and time and time again, the same prayer over and over again. Did you get what you want?

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didn't say that. He said that if you have decided on a matter, either hum.

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What does that mean?

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If you have decided on the matter,

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it means that you prior to making istikhara need to research this yourself. You try to get as much information as you can, from those around you, your parents, your elders, your friends, etc. on this topic.

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When you've heard from them, and you've thought about it, and you decided, Okay, this is the course of action I'm going to take, then you make the drop, because of the assets, or Allah, I seek your guidance to what is good for me because of your infinite knowledge. I seek your help because of your power. And I asked you from your great favor.

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For surely you are able and I'm not you know and I do not. And you alone, know the unseen.

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Oh Allah. This is the

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essence coming now.

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In Quinta, tala and Amira hi hire only three Dini? omachi wacky but the armory?

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What is that?

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Oh Allah. If you know that this affair is good for my religion, my livelihood and the aftermath of my affairs. The short term or the long term?

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What?

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factor holy?

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Well, yes, serially. thermobaric leafy, then decree it for me, make it easy for me, and bless me in it. That is so straightforward. It didn't say

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between these two

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things.

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Give me making the DA Can you choose for me? Which one? There's no two things. It's just one hammer.

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This affair is one of here.

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And how will you let me know that this decision which I had made,

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is now

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good for me.

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Make it easy for me

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to fully make it available to me because I've made the decision It doesn't mean that it's going to be available, maybe it won't be available. So make it available to me.

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Then what he has said only make it easy for me. So if I find that all kinds of difficulties come blocking my way hurdles, you know, bottles.

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Barriers coming up time and time again, we can't get through get in. That's the same.

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That's the same. If it's good, it's gonna be easy, facilitated easy for you. Or you just asked a lot to bless you it.

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biotic leafy.

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And the opposite. Same thing, but if you know that this affair is bad for my religion, and my livelihood and the aftermath of my affairs are the short short term of my fears and

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then what then turn it away from me

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faster if who Annie was serif neon,

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and turn me away from it. And decree for me what is better, wherever it may be, and make me content with it. That's the doula

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So

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blocking it, turning me away from it

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and showing me something better.

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Make me content with that which is better.

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That is the way I was to huddle.

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There's not a lot to list apart. Remember there's two are

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the promises and said make to Raka which are not from the freedom

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so you can't do it 5g make to rock out faster than you do it. No, has to be from outside have the freedom.

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And he didn't say, then see in your dream. If you see

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something green, it means go ahead.

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If you see something yellow means try again. If you see something red it means don't go Let it go. Don't do it.

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He didn't say that stuff people made up.

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made it a part of is too hot. So there is the heart of becoming something totally different from other processes. And the people will call special ships, peers, etc. Do estacada for me, people are doing this the product for us.

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There's no way for that, from how the products are selling describe it to us. There's no mean make it harder for other people, you make it staccato for yourself. That's it, you can't do it for anybody else.

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But people have turned this into a fortune telling affair.

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Let's move on now to the third pillar.

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The third pillar of application according to even Paul

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Pope, where there is a promise. Now this Divine Name on what dude, like so many of last names that we've studied, is itself a promise of divine care, concern, support, help mercy and forgiveness to mention a few.

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It should awaken in us strong feelings of hope and confidence to carry on confidently

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no matter how depressing and disheartening our situations may be. The fact that all loves us unconditionally reassures us that he will not allow any situation which is too great for us to bear to be false.

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Furthermore, hope generated by sincere belief and allows love will eventually transform itself into trust in a law

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which is itself the foundation of patience.

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And that is absolutely necessary for us to navigate the trials of this life successfully. A lot promised paradise, if we can only be patient.

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As it is the fertile soil from which

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true faith grows

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and blossoms.

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So Allah said, well, the Naboo and Lacombe shaman, I hope you we'll do a we're not the same minute I'm Wiley. Well, amphis surely I will test you with fear hunger, loss of wealth and life and the fruits of your work. What summarized

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by [???]ty slavery. So give glad tidings to those who are patient. God tidings of what glad tidings of paradise. The trust should not be however blind, which is why the private side seldom legislated. Do our list taharah after effort is made to come to the right decision, and why the prophets Allah told the companion to go and tie up his camel as reported by Anna Sidney Malik, who said on one occasion, a man asked or messenger of Allaah Should I tie my camel and trust in the law? Or should I leave it untied and trust in the law? The prophets I send them responded to insane tire and trust in a law. Yeah, in Ha.

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The fourth

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principle

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was

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to have faith

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Where there is a warning.

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Now as so many of the Divine Names that we've taken before,

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don't contain

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any direct warnings.

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Instead,

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it is hidden

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in the absence of love, a lot of overdue it is the loving.

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So the warning is not in love, but in the absence of love.

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The real danger that lies hidden beneath the surface of love is a possibility of going overboard with our love.

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Loving the trappings of this world more than the next is the formula for destruction. Which is why the prophet SAW Selim declared this whole world cursed abora call to the process element saying Allah in the dunya melona our own mafia, in that the crow law wha wha la? Why the moon Ramadan.

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Indeed, the world and his contents are cursed, except the remembrance of Allah and the things which he likes. I learned man

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oh or a student.

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Even going overboard with our love for our families

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becomes evil.

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Allah widens us a bit in the following verse. The Iron Lady nominal enamel as logical OR logical I do when Lacan, Father true believers, indeed your wives and children are enemies for you. So beware of that.

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In order to please our family members, we may sometimes do what is displeasing to Allah, our wives may nagus to buy a home, but we really can't afford it. So we take out a mortgage mortgage,

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or an interest based loan from a bank to buy the home and make them happy.

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Or when we need to buy a car. Although we have enough savings to buy a used car, our kids want us to have a new car. So we end up spending beyond our means by purchasing on credit and interest.

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Excessive love of the prophet SAW

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is part of the harem love that we spoke about in the beginning of the session.

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Excessive love is so dangerous, that it led Christians to deification of Prophet Jesus.

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And so

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we're a sect of the Jews

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deviated by regarding Prophet was there as the Son of God, even before the time of Christ. Consequently, the province Arsalan gave a strong warning to his followers saying, law to Rooney comma at Rotten nesara, a sub named Maria do not praise me excessively as the Christians did to Jesus, the son of Mary. Indeed, I'm only a slave. So call me instead, the slave of Allah and His messenger. That's it.

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This is the

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instruction of the prophet SAW something. He was not to be called the Holy Prophet. No.

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Because I didn't call the Holy Prophet.

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He was the Messenger of Allah and

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His servant.

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And he also warned us against turning his grave or the graves of others into places of worship, by announcing certain rules to prevent this from happening.

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We must report the process, Ahmed said the most evil of humankind are those who will be who will be alive when the last day arrives, and those who take graves as places of worship.

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Abdullah reported that five days before the prophet SAW someone's death. You heard him say those before you took the graves of their profits as places of worship. Do not take graves as places of worship For verily

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I forbid you from doing so.

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And as a practical means of setting up barriers against wave worship, prayer was totally forbidden in the graveyards, formal prayer, regardless of the intention,

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prayer, meaning supplication, do our force, legitimate abuse. I've heard reports in the process and I'm not saying all the earth is a Masjid, a place of worship, except graveyards and toilets.

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It was also prohibited indirectly.

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Even Omar also go to the browser Salah saying pray in your houses do not make them like graveyards.

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So voluntary prayers before and after compulsory prayers were highly recommended to be done in the home. As an example, for the family. Although praying to Allah in a graveyard, is not in and of itself ship. The ignorant under Satan's influence may assume that prayers done in a graveyard are to the dead and not for them. Consequently, this possible avenue to idolatry was decisively blocked.

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A second barrier was placed by the province on salons prohibition, of purposely praying in the direction of grace, because such an act may be later understood by the ignorant as prayer directed to the dead themselves.

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Omar had a lagana we related that the problems are solved and said do not pray towards grades nor sit on them.

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The recitation of the Quran in the graveyard is also not allowed, as needed. The prophet SAW Selim noise companions were known to do so. When the prophet SAW Selim his wife, I asked him what to say when visiting the graveyards. He told her to give salaams and a supplication for those buried, he did not tell her to recite Al Fatiha, or any chapter from the Quran. Were further reports in the process. Solomon said do not make your houses graveyards for Satan flees from the house in which Surah Al Baqarah is read. So this is indirectly saying that in graveyards you don't read Quran.

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The fourth method

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was it whether the prophet SAW Selim forbade the whitewashing of graves and the building of structures over them, writing on them, or raising them above ground level. He also thought that any such structures should be torn down and the graves should be made level with the ground. I'll even be taller, reported that the processor ordered him to demolish all idols he came across and to level all graves that were more than a palms with above the ground palms with

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building of masjids number five.

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Building a message over graves was expressed in forbidden by the prophet

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salams wife I shall reported that when he was dying, he drew his striped cloak over his face saying, may Allah curse May Allah curse beyond the Jews and the Christians for taking the graves of their profits as places of worship.

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And the sixth method to prevent grave worship.

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Is that the promise I sell them for bed annual or seasonal gatherings at his own grave abou era quoted him as saying, Do not make my grave and eat a place of annual celebration. Now make your houses graveyards and ask a loss blessings for me, wherever you may be, for they will reach me

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the seventh

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step which allows us to talk in order to block brave worship

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was that he forbade the setting out on journeys, religious journeys, pilgrimages

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to the graves,

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whether it is his grave, or anybody else where

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the prophet SAW Salem stated do not take religion

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journeys except to three masjids. That's it, two masters, and only three of them, not others mastered haraam.

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That's the way the Kaaba is the Mecca,

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Masjid of the messenger in Medina and mustered up a song

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in Palestine.

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These Hadees have been forgotten in most Muslim lands, where graveyards have become filled with a variety of structures built over the graves, and limitation of other nations. In some lands like Egypt, graveyards resemble towns, with well defined streets, tombs

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turned into houses

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tombs which are originally houses for the dead,

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that they ended up resembling houses having two rooms to them a room where people would come and stay while they pray would be in another.

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What happened is that with the shortage of housing in Cairo, people began sometime back to move into the graveyards, poor families broken to them, and set up permanent residence their water was even piped in. and second floors were built over the graves. Based on this Hadith, and others like it, not only should such tombs be demolished, but also Muslims like Taj Mahal in India, the mausoleum erected over the grave of the founder of Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Jinnah, in Karachi, Pakistan, the tomb of the so called Mahdi in Sudan, the masjid and tomb have said and by the way, in Egypt, all these should be demolished. Such a step would also cancel the role of the custodians, southerner of

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the shrines, who live off the generous donations of the visitors who believe that generosity to the custodians can facilitate prayers to saints and guarantee results.

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We have a long way to go to get back to the way of the prophets a lot of

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love his creation, as was prescribed

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by law, and by His Messenger, may Allah facilitate for us, they return

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as close now with the DA using this Divine Name, or Allah, Yahweh dude, make us of those who love you, and your messenger above all else. And bless us with your love and protection.

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Yeah, why dude, bring righteous people on our paths in life. And make us love them and make them love us. For your sake alone.

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Yeah, dude, guide us to following the Sunnah and then fulfilling our obligations towards you. And give us the tofield success to express our love for you by performing many voluntary deeds of sincere worship, have you

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meet

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a lot of people. So that's why they come to my house, but a cat

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will now shift to our

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third portion that of q&a.

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Which, unfortunately, we don't have time for

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possibly.

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We could take

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one or two short questions, but the rest of the questions will be transferred to

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tomorrow. We'll begin to look at them tomorrow Sharla.

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And I think with the system as it is, and the time as it is,

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we won't have any time for q&a. So if we have anything from our Instagram, maybe take one from them and then

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We will close our session.

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Do we have anything?

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No. So we will close our session subhanak lock movie Ambika shadow line and the stock photo guy wanted to go bhulekh. So now walakum wa rahmatullahi over a capital V America.