Channel: Bilal Philips
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Salam Alaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh
My dear brothers and sisters,
this is the first verse of our series on Quranic reflections.
And this first verse
is found in Surah Fatiha
the very first chapter of the Quran, but
in our most Huff's our copies of the Quran, we have
as the first verse of every Surah, the best mother except for surah.
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however, the fact of the matter is, though we're used to seeing it this way.
The best mela is not actually the first verse of Surah Al Fatiha
and the greatest scholars
held that the best Mullah was really there for baraka
based on the fact that the Prophet sallahu wa sallam used to begin so many things in his daily life, with the best mela
so many doors that we have learned, begin with Bismillah Bismillah
R Rahman Rahim
etc. So this Bismillahi Rahmani Raheem,
in the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Most Merciful, all together in Arabic, they call it the best manner
and it is
a dedication of whatever we're doing to Allah subhanho wa Taala reflection point.
is that we should dedicate everything to Allah from the bus mela
saying Bismillahi Rahmani Raheem. We should dedicate everything to Allah.
As Allah said, called, say, in Salah T indeed, my prayers were no Suki and my sacrifices. Well, my hiya my living warm Amati and my death Lillahi Rabbil Alameen are all for Allah the Lord of All the Worlds
Point number two
is that the prophets are Salah Matt said
there is no wudu for one who doesn't begin it with the best mela
most of us don't know it.
Most of us never heard that it's authentically reported the process elements said that as there is no Salah without will do there is no will do without the masala
but of course scholars have explained this to mean not that you get zero your will do is negated canceled etc. No, but that your will do is not complete.
The full blessing from the will do has been reduced.
So we should remember
to say the best Mullah before
our will do every time
reflecting on the meaning obviously of
Bismillah R Rahman r Rahim.
Point number three
is this using of the bass Mala?
getting into areas where we have doubts, we are not sure of where we're headed.
So using the best Malla will help to make our heads straight.
It's clear before us if we can't say Bismillah R Rahman r Rahim before clicking the browser getting in. Then we know we shouldn't be.
Don't open the computer
until you can say Bismillah
And go ahead and go where you're going. So this is a means of protecting yourself, keeping away evil from yourself because as a Muslim, I'm sure you would be very shy to
say Bismillah R Rahman Rahim and eat pork
or say Bismillah R Rahman Rahim before drinking a glass of alcohol because we have Muslims doing that.
But even those Muslims who do those things, they will never say Bismillah and go and do it. So it has a power
for those of us who know it has a power
so we can use it to our benefit.
We only say Bismillah before what is good.
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