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Friday Night Etiquettes Class – March 5, 2021
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Hi they get a follow Salah to attempt to slim rubbish rockery solder uasc Lee Emery Westland aka 10 milli Sonia Coco Kohli, my brothers and my sisters, send them wherever they can, to wahoo of our cat. I hope you're all doing well insha Allah to Allah, today's the fifth of March 2021.
We already entered the month of March, which is really interesting, because the month of Ramadan is coming very, very soon. And
we're going to be probably transitioning into learning about the month of Ramadan very soon in sha Allah. And it feels like just yesterday that we did that, to be honest, it feels like it was just, you know, a couple months ago that we went through the
etiquettes blessings of the month of Ramadan. And here we are once again talking about doing that.
I started the livestream a little bit late today, and I do have to apologize for that. There were a few people so salata, Russia is now at 745. And by the time we finished the prayer, you know, there's still a lot of people in the masjid and it takes them some time to leave. And of course, you know, a lot of people will come and ask me questions. And one thing that we've been doing with the community since the last couple of days is asking
for suggestions as to how they want the month of Ramadan to look like or what they expect the month of Ramadan to look like for us here at the Asana community center of Milton. And I really wanted to open that up to all of you at the end of this halaqaat today as well keep it short, and then open it up for q&a and also suggestions as to how we can make the month of Ramadan a better experience considering the fact that we may be able to open at 30% capacity like we are currently. And also considering the fact that last phenomenon, we were not opened and did not gather and didn't have the ability to gather. So what will it look like this year? And
how you want to access the masjid? And who from amongst your family will access the masjid? And what time are you willing to come to the masjid and so on and so forth. So those are some of the things that we need to look at. And we're, you know, extending this to the community I reached out to the community yesterday, the day before as well. You know, asking for people to just give us their input as to how they want to move on to be this year or what they're expecting to see throughout the month of Ramadan from the budget shot a lot. So we'll do that at the end of today's session. We'll keep it a little bit short and shallow especially considering we started
So today we're starting a new chapter and it's a chapter of qlm speech. How do we speak right controlling the tongue, saying what's good not saying what's bad. And we know that Allah subhanho wa Taala
you know gives us examples within the Quran in surah to Islam verse number 31. When a duck formerly Salah KBE in in the summer when bas are well for the cooloola can and we must order that we are responsible for every single thing that we do. You know, the seminar bustle for, you know, there's a responsibility from us, of course, Allah subhana wa that is in control, like we mentioned earlier today in the hookah, but we are supposed to maintain what Allah Subhana Allah has given to us. And we have that responsibility. It's an Amana upon us. We also see the Hadith of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, where he says whoever gives me a guarantee, to safeguard what is between his jaws.
Right what's between your jaws? What is between your jaws, your tongue, right and the Heidi's goes on and because it's a family helico we'll keep it just to the first half of the Hadith. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says, whoever gives me a guarantee, to safeguard what is between his or her jaws. Right? And the Hadees continues and then he says, I shall guarantee for them Jenna.
So, if we are to look after what's within our mouth, right, our tongue, how we speak what we say, if we are going to maintain that and look after it and do what is right according to Allah subhanho wa Taala Allah, then the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says that we are guaranteed paradise.
So this is proof of it being important for us to learn about speech and good speech and how we're supposed to talk what we're supposed to say how we're supposed to say it. And for many of us, we think that, you know, talking isn't so important to learn about, we all know how to talk and we just talk and that's it. Well, sometimes we say
More than we're supposed to say and sometimes we say less than what we're supposed to say. As in sometimes we should explain ourselves more but we don't we hesitate. And then other times we should stop talking we're just digging ourselves deeper right into a grave as we say like you're you're creating more problems for yourself, but we just don't understand it. We just keep going on and on and on. And the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was blessed with Joe Amir al Kalin. Okay, Joe Amir al kaelin which is the ability to say a little bit or use less words and speak less, but the impact is so great and so large and so heavy and basically a huge impact. So jawaani l kelim. is
something that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was blessed with and we should try to learn from that you'll notice when you read so there are and when you recite the Quran, you know, sometimes it will take pages to explain what this means, like Surah 231, or any in the Quran.
At the Miss salata, locations Isla Casa de Leyva Coronel fudger in nocturnal virginica Masuda, you know, one sentence there, explain that. It will take a lot to explain it, what does it mean? So the meaning of that is great and heavy, right? But what's found within it is small and short and concise. And so speech is important. A lot of the time we should be concise, direct, but respectful at the same time. So we'll take a few points and shot a lot and the first thing that we look at is
with regards to etiquettes of speech, however, listen, okay, here's the lesson has is preservation. We usually use this term his for memorization of the Quran, but really what we're doing is we are preserving the Quran. So when someone is a Hatfield or a half Eva, they are someone who is preserving the preserver of the Quran, right? They're being they're acting as one who's preserving the Quran.
Now, that's very important because his little Quran is one aspect of our Deen. But here's the lesson A lot of us forget about and there are people who have hit the end within them, but have no head of the list. And they have no preservation of their tongue. They don't know how to use their tongues, they don't know how to stop talking when they don't need to. And I'll be honest with you, this is a big issue that we have, especially, you know, when you when you're dealing with inmates, right, people who are
being kept in a in a very tight situation, very difficult situation.
A lot of the time they'll blurt things out, because they're frustrated, they're tired, they're exhausted, they don't want to be there, it's difficult and so on.
But you need to catch people like I was dealing with someone,
you know, a brother not too long ago, who Subhana Allah, you know, was saying such terrible things. And I'm like, you know, with the same tongue that you were using these words, you are reciting the Quran. And I asked him, I said, Do you recite the Quran? He says yes, of course every day, you know, I recite the Quran every day. Okay? The same tongue that you're using to save the word of Allah. Right? The speech of Allah the Quran is the speech of Allah Subhana. Allah, right. It's guidance that came from Allah subhanho wa Taala. You're using that same tongue to use to say these words, these nasty, disgusting, bad foul language is coming out of your mouth? How can you do that? How can
you do it? Where do we draw the line is important as Muslims, we have to be conscious of that. So the Muslim needs to take care of their tongue and their speech with the best of care, right? It's not just taking care of it. It's giving the best of care to
to your tongue and I'll use an example of an airplane. You're boarding an airplane and you're in economy. Are they being hospitable to you? Like if you're boarding an airplane and you're flying in economy class, are they going to still greet you when you enter the plane? Or when you're checking in? Good afternoon, sir, boarding pass and and passport? You give it to them? They check it? Right they give it to you, you get to the plane door now. They're like, Good evening, sir. How are you? They look at it. They tell you Okay, seat 52, gay, straight down into the left or straight down into the right, right? They're nice. They're hospitable, they'll come to you. They'll give you a platter.
Okay? They'll give you a platter of food. When it's time to eat or they'll give you a drink. They'll give you some water. If you need something extra. Right? You can simply ask them and you're in the economy, right? You're flying the cheapest flight
To the cheapest seat, but still, if you need some water, they'll come in, they'll give you some water will have a smile on their face. The hospitality is there. Same flight, same person, same destination, same origin, same cabin crew. But now you're sitting in business class.
You're being taken care of still.
But you're welcoming is very different. Now you get to the counter. First of all, you have that priority boarding. They're looking after you first. Why? Because you're someone who needs extra care. Right? So talking about looking after our tongue, preserving our tongue taking care of our tongue, we have to make sure that we give it the best care. Okay, so now you are boarding your flight. You come to the counter, they call you first. Right they call your rose first. Good evening, Mr. butts. How are you today? Everything's okay. Yes, nice. All the Where are you going? Where are you off to today, or obviously, they know where you're going to, but it's like you're going for
business, you're going on vacation. Oh, I'm going here. There's some time for chit chat here and there. Then you get to the airplane door. And instead of just handing them the boarding pass, they will look at the boarding pass and they won't just say your seat number like 52 j, they're now going to say seat to be
good evening, Mr. But I hope you're doing well. Welcome aboard Air Canada, please be seated this way. And they'll take you some times and sit you down. So Oh, all of a sudden, that care has changed. Right? That hospitality has changed. Now before you even take off right and economy, they don't give you a drink. If you need a drink, you can ask for it. But before you take off, they come around they give you some coke and some Pepsi and some seven up and orange juice apple juice water your choice, they might give you a snack before leaving, they'll give you a hot towel that you can wipe your hands in your face with right you know and then you sit down and then afterwards when the
flight takes off, they'll come around and tell you explain how your seat can recline and you know treat you nicely and then they'll give you a blanket to use if you want to go to sleep then your meal comes in. They'll bring you your your entree, then they'll bring you have a main meal, then they'll serve you more drinks will come in so if you want more bread, and then they'll bring you your dessert after taking the dishes away to bring you the dessert and ask you some tea or some coffee right. And so Subhanallah the hospitality that care has changed. So the Muslim needs to care for their tongue in a way that we are cherishing what Allah Subhana Allah has given to us right?
What Allah Subhana Allah has blessed us with
fans tenable colbalt we stay away from seeing things that are not important. Not true, possibly not even true. You know, saying things that are wrong. The believer will stay away from that will stay away from gold resort, which is false tales. Right? We shouldn't say things that aren't true. spreading rumors that are not true that are false. Leave an amoeba backbiting slender right staying away from these things as believers we don't do that. And we're going to look at some of these things in detail and Shalom. Tad okay.
The believer is supposed to preserve their tongue, from the things that are held on that were made how long from Allah subhanho data or by Allah Subhana Allah, and also from what we know is how on through the son of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam. And so we preserve our tongues. We don't say What's wrong, we try to say what's good, and so on and so forth.
Okay, so my wife now is speaking up. So she says the differences you paid for the business class, no one is paying us to speak kindly, except a lot. But most of us don't really want to get paid the way Allah pays us. We prefer dollars and cents, which is true, right? We don't see the rewards immediately coming from Allah subhanaw taala. In fact, we do see them, but we don't acknowledge it. We see that Alhamdulillah we're healthy Alhamdulillah we're being forgiven Alhamdulillah we have the ability to speak and to stand and to stretch and to walk into talking to eat and to enjoy things and buy things and sell things and go places and we have so many abilities and so many luxuries in life,
but we still think we are being cheated out. Or we don't have enough. Yet when we put our money down or like well, I paid for this. Do you know who I am? This is what people will say when you're arguing with someone right? Do you know who I am? Do you know what I've done? I have people you know like you who listen to me. Okay?
You will have people like me who listen to you. So Pamela that's a form of being arrogant, right? And showing other people not good words, but seeing things that are unneeded. Okay, so the believer is one who seeks the reward with Allah. we control our tongue we control our speech we control our actions for the sake of Allah Subhana Allah to Allah and
By default, because we're doing that it is benefiting others, others that are pure in heart, others that are pure intentions, others that want goodness as well. Because you could say good things and you are offending or you are upsetting or you are irritating people whose hearts are not clean people whose hearts have some sort of problem. Right? Why? Because they might disagree with what you're saying even though what you're saying is good and true and pure. And
our payment for business class are our better deeds economy class for good deeds only best deeds, maybe get Pilate.
Allah, alright another Hadith the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam where he says a worshiper utters a word, pleasing to Allah, without considering it of any significance, for which Allah exalts his status in paradise. So you say something, not thinking anything of it. But Allah Subhana Allah recognizes that that was something good and read and elevate us and rec raises us higher in Paradise, another person or at another time, that person says a word that is displeasing to Allah subhana wa tada without considering it of any importance. And for this reason, he or she will be will sink down into jamna. So sometimes we say something and we think it's irrelevant. It's useless.
It's just something small. All I did was say sat down, but to someone else that raised their spirits, their morale, it made them feel good. Sometimes you say, Hey, how's it going? make someone feel good, you brightened up their day. You know, you hear stories online all the time of people who said, who experienced someone who did something or passed by them and shared something with them, like a good word, were kind to them, ask them how they were doing. And they say that day they were going to commit suicide, or they were going to do something wrong. But because that person came and said something nice to them, they changed their mind frame and did something good or stayed away
from doing something that was bad. And so sometimes we say something simple, and we feel it's insignificant. And it could even be the remembrance of Allah, it could be that you are saying Subhana Allah, whenever you see something amazing, or Alhamdulillah, thankful to Allah Alhamdulillah you're praising him, right? Or, you know, you see something that's like, awesome, like, Allahu Akbar. You know, that's amazing, but Allah is even greater than that. Right? And we don't think anything of it. We're just like, oh, Allah, I said, some panel, but that one so Pamela, that one Alhamdulillah that one, Allahu Akbar. Or that one time or for example, you come out and doing this
and I'm thinking of the Hadeeth you know, you make will do and you finish with a shadow. In the law, they will actually tailor the prophets Allah and even some of these to do that. Right. We learned it we're talking about chick learning about Moodle, and how you finish making Moodle you step out of wherever it is that you're making Moodle, and you look up to the sky and you point up and you say Shatta Wale, either in the lava who will actually Keller or a shadow ana Muhammadan, RA wa rasuluh.
You might think that that's nothing but on the scale, it's heavy. And Allah Subhana. Allah elevates us in rank because of it. And when you get fed up of being good to people who backbiting slander you on a daily basis, and they don't allow you to make a home Hello, should we still stay quiet? Okay, so we're going to learn the ins and outs of what we're supposed to do in terms of speech and how we're supposed to handle situations that's going to come in the chapter. But generally speaking, you're asking,
you're fed up with being good to people who backbiting slander you on a daily basis, okay? How much then leave them. Remember that when people are backbiting us, we are getting rewarded. Right? Some of the scholars used to say, if I was going to back by anyone, I would backbite my parents, because at least I know I'm giving them good deeds, right? I'm giving my parents good deeds. So Subhanallah you know, it's if people are backbiting us, just leave it, advise them and then leave it. And if they continue on it, it's more rewards for us. Right? Like, last week, I was walking through the mustard. I heard these brothers talking and they were saying my name saying My name is saying my
name. I walked by and I was like, somebody can be like, okay, she will not backbiting you. I'm like, sorry, even if you are
getting those rewards, right?
And then one brother, he says, Well, you know what, I wish I could be part of like, a group of people that they back by constantly. Of course, this is not something good that we should want, right? But he was just saying, it'd be nice to be part of a group
But people that are always backbiting me because I get all of their rewards, right? So we're not supposed to want that we're not supposed to want people to lose their rewards we're supposed to try to help them to do good, right? But if people are ignorant, and they want to continue doing what they're doing, and they don't want to respect and they continue to backbite, and you have no control over its Al Hamdulillah, that's, you take care of your actions, you take care of yourself, okay? Jeff, the back bite you a lot and they don't have any rewards less than what happens. Don't worry about what happens. They have to worry about what happens, not you. Okay? They have to worry about
it, not you.
So again, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says in the second half of that heavy that a person might say something that they consider insignificant and even the example of backbiting like we're taking or you know, in the incident of, you know, with the wives of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, you know, just looking with your eyes, just indicating with your eyes, like,
you know, look, look, look over there, you know, look at them. And so Pamela, that too, is considered backbiting. So those actions are not actions that are good, even though we're not saying it, we're indicating it, which is why we say even typing things up
is something that we have to be careful of as well.
In another Hadeeth, a fairly lengthy Hadith of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam where the Pillars of Islam are mentioned and principles of our Deen are put there. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam at one second in sha Allah.
The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam at the end of this lengthy Hadith, he says, shall I tell you what the foundation of all of this is right like the Pillars of Islam and so on. So habit of the alohar and whom Of course, like yes.
And amongst them is more of the bingeable.
In the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam says,
Sorry, so more of the devil says the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam took his tongue to call the wisdom, right, grabbed onto his tongue. And I didn't do that because of COVID and, you know, wash your hands and stuff like that, and I just came sanitizer, but the Prophet sallallahu wasallam held his tongue
said, restrain this, restrain this, right?
What sums up all of the pillars and everything of our Deen restrain this hold on to your tongue? Because you could do all the good but you lose it all.
See, because you're not controlling your tongue. But I did this Yeah, Allah you come on the Day of Judgment. Y'all I did this and this and this is added to the list everything. Yeah, but you also did this. You didn't control it.
And so the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam takes his tongue in his hand, you know by his fingers and he says, restrain this.
And more out of the jungle he responds to that and you know, it's a lengthy Heidi's at the end of it. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says, oh, more of, is there anything that throws people into hell into jahannam on their faces, except what the tongue produces. The tongue is so dangerous, right? Throwing dragging people on their faces into agenda because of the things that they would say. So it's dangerous to let our tongues get out of control.
The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam also said,
right? Barely within the body, there is a piece of flesh. He the son who had a son who had just said, kulu, it is pure and clean, then the entire body becomes good and clean, right? What either faster that faster, they're just too quick. And if it is impure, then the whole body, right? If it's spoiled, the knothole body is spoiled. And the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, I know what he called,
verily is the heart. Right that hearts, our hearts. Remember, the scholars then say, listen, the the tongue is basically a reflection of what's within the hearts. It's an expression of what we contain within our hearts. So what we have within our hearts comes out on our tongues a lot of the time. And this is where it's very dangerous. My brothers and sisters, you know, to not have control of our tongues. Sometimes the heart is feeling something but we keep it in for the sake of Allah subhanho wa Taala and that is our reward. And sometimes the heart is feeling something and we say it. Sometimes we say it out loud to the right people and sometimes to the wrong people.
Well, what I mean by this is, there's a problem you say it to the person who the WHO THE PROBLEM presides with, or you have a problem and you say it to someone else. Now you're backbiting this person. Right? So controlling the tongue is important.
The second aspect of this chapter that we'll look at are the second etiquette with regards to
speech. The etiquettes of speech is
a little higher on Oh smoked, right say that which is good or remain silent. Okay. See what is good or don't say anything at all. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, Man, can you want me to be lazy? Will your mill acid fella you the jar? Whoever believes in the final day your mill affair or the final day sorry, whoever believes in Allah and the final day
he says some Allahu Allahu wa sallam Salah you the Java do not harm your neighbor and we took this Hadeeth a couple of weeks ago, right? Do not harm your neighbor. He then continues and says man Kenny will be late he will you will often fail you came by for whoever believes in Allah and the final day the last day, then do it come towards your guests. Okay, serve your guests. Treat your guests nicely. be hospitable towards your guests. Woman Kenny will be he will he will ask you for your qualifier in the earliest moment. And whoever believes in Allah on the last day, then say that which is good or remain silent. Right. remain silent. Well smoked me quiet. Stop, don't talk.
Basically it's like saying Shut your mouth. Keep it closed. Right. Just don't speak or smoke.
no, but what
do you remember last time?
So just remain silent. Okay.
And the third and last part that will take or last etiquette that we'll take for today is related to speech of course. I will Kadima to a YouTuber signed up
Kadima to be youtuber sadaqa saying something nice, not just remaining silent. You have nothing good to say them remain silent. But if you're going to say something, then say something that is nice.
Um, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said of course, another lengthy Hadith, that the there is a compulsory sadaqa on every single joint that is due on behalf of every single joint in the human body every single morning that the sun rises. Okay, there's a compulsory sadaqa that is due on behalf of every joint in our body.
Every single day that the sunrises
and in that Hadith the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam mentions a few things he mentioned judge, you know, justly and honestly are fairly, you know, help someone with their, with their ride with their you know, if they're traveling by camel, you help them to get up on their camel, or help them to put their stuff on the animal. But nowadays, you know, if they're elderly, you help them get to their car, you help people with transportation, taking them from point A to point B, you also help people by putting their groceries in their trunk, you know, helping them with that assisting them in ways where you know if they have to lift something heavy. He also mentions in that lifting their
luggage, right? Doing that part, and also the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says a good word. These are all ways, right? That we can pay that sadaqa forward for every single joint that we have in our body. Okay. And he mentioned some a longer and he was a good word, saying something that's nice. You know, sometimes you see someone
who's feeling down, you say something nice to them, they feel better, you smile at them, they feel better, right? That's important for us in our Deen to try and do whenever we can show a lot of data. We'll conclude with that for today. Like I said we started a bit late so we'll keep it short and it's been a half an hour already.
We'll open it up for some questions and shot a lot of data. And also I do want to hear from you. With regards to the month of Ramadan and how you feel we can handle this month of Ramadan in the best way, shape or form that would be beneficial to you and your family in the community.
And again, a lot of you are are thinking only superficially you're thinking open the mustard. have thought are we know okay, but there's more things like when we plan we have to plan for the nitty gritty Little things like registration, is that something that should be compulsory? How do we make the registration? Should it be one person per registration? A family? Should we allow, you know, adults, children or not? And of course, you know, with the, with the restrictions in place, I know people are gonna say we want to have our children come to the masjid, but I'm sorry, we just can't accommodate that right now. That's not something that we're able to do because we everyone has to
basically stay in one spot. Okay. We have to also consider, the timing that I shot is going to be around 945. At night, that's pretty late. Right? And then what are we going to do? Are we going to do eight o'clock After all, we are 28. Okay, I've taught are we? Or are we only going to do one congregation? Because that means only about 200 people can pray for the entire night? Or should we make it shorter and then more people can come in and pray? Right, we can do maybe one congregation of one hour with a shot. or shorter total we and Witter. And then another congregation comes in and they'll have a different Imam who's leading them for a shot Tada, we and widow, right. We could you
know, I'm throwing all these ideas of things that people have mentioned, we can have one or two congregations. But some people are saying do three congregations right to allow more people to come in? But realistically speaking, are you willing to come to the masjid at one o'clock in the morning?
You might say yes, I'll pray Muslim but go straight to sleep after eating, wake up, and then come to pray and go home and have some food. Right? And you'll also you'll come in and pray show at one o'clock in the morning. Right? That might be something that you say, yeah, I'm cool with that. I'm done with it. And let's do it. Right.
So let us know how you feel. You might say I want to finish the whole quarter an entire week. Well, that might not be something that we're able to do this year, you might say I want to come every single night. Well, that might not be something that we're able to do this year, right? We might,
depending on what we choose. Again, of course, we're waiting for suggestions from you, you know, but you might say,
you know what, to give more people a chance people register for one night and they can't register for the following night. So every second night or every other night, they're able to come. But not every single night. I have quite a few brothers, you'd be surprised quite a few brothers said no taraweeh at all, but just have multiple congregations of Asia, do like five, or a shout prayers with different imams. Why because they're a shop prayer is more important than the total we prayer. And at least during the month of Ramadan, people want to come and be more connected to the masjid. And you'll get more people through the door for that. So allow people to come for a show and then they
could pray out all week at home with their families, you'd be surprised quite a few brothers have suggested that just have very short prayer, multiple ratio prayers, right? So I want to hear from you. And if it's lengthy and you want to send me a voice message, you know on Instagram, feel free to do that if you want to type it in, type it in sha Allah to Allah. And I'd really really appreciate hearing from you so that I can take this information and suggestions to the management and let them know hey, this is what the community members are saying and asking for. Please take this into consideration when deciding on what is going to happen and I'll tell you straight up the
decision is not in my hands. But I'm able to
put forth the suggestions of myself in the community and of course being in a position where you know a lot of a lot of the questions will come our way as to how to make things happen you know will have a direct sort of say in some of these things in chat a lot of Tad
so let me go through this and see what's here.
Okay, you see, Brother yacine says Yep, that's a better option to allow more people to pray I shot
of the Hasib says in Ramadan can you live stream stories of the prophets programs?
Start you want to do stories of the prophets during Ramadan usually during Ramadan I do to see it. Right and usually we will look at a lot of of
we can maybe do lessons from the lives of the prophets that are found within the Quran. That could be something that we do, right that's maybe something a little bit different.
So it's good suggestion from the law.
Alright, someone else says I like the idea of having only a shot.
Right? Remember the Prophet sallallahu I
He was seldom he came in, he prayed with the people on the first night. Then he came in, he prayed with the people on the second night. And then he didn't come to pray with the people on the third night and they were standing and waiting and waiting and waiting. And when was it This was not for a shower prayer. This was after a shower in the middle of the night. So what he sallallahu alayhi wa sallam used to do is used to pray a show in congregation and then go home.
And rest of it. And then His Torah, we worked the malayala tahajjud would be in the later half for the second half of the night. And that's when the people were waiting for him and he didn't come out. He said, I fear that you will make this something that is compulsory for you. Right and it isn't compulsory. So no one should feel like they have to go for taraweeh
if you pray with your family at home, that's that's much better for you sometimes. And
anything else any other suggestions? Any comments? How do you want Ramadan to be this year in sha Allah? So Allah also says yes, please allow more people to pray. Aisha good. See, I noticed that that's like a trend. A lot of people are looking at the compulsory prayer being more important. Hey, let's at least pray the compulsory prayer together. Right?
Give you a fatwa to allow online taraweeh as long as the house is behind the Imam or
no, sorry. That's something we already discussed last year. Last year for Ramadan, you wouldn't believe the amount of things that he memes across the globe disgust for their communities. I was part of many groups of imams online, who, you know we discussed praying in cars in congregation we discussed praying in the parking lot. We discussed live streaming and praying at home. We discussed so many things, so many things with regards to that on mobile. So this year, we're not coming at it fresh again. This year in sha Allah Allah the masjid might be open, but we want to hear from you as to what you feel would be best.
And I don't see anyone else suggesting anything.
Quite a few people think Asia in the masjid multiple congregations would be good. I'd like to hear from all of you that are on here right now. How do you feel about that? Do you think we should stick to it? I'm Yvonne with multiple Isha prayers only? Or do you think that we should do some Tara we just type in Asia for multiple shows? Or taught are we for actually accommodating tarawih?
Okay, good. Sister. sadef is saying Tyler, we have to Aisha, we missed that last year and don't want to miss this. Don't want to miss it this year. Right. And so Pamela last year, we got shipped with Ava on board. And we were all looking forward to a nice and hold on listening to his recitation and having him lead us into our week. And that didn't happen. Right. And I know he's looking forward to leading tarawih this year as I spoke to him, and he's like, No, we got it. We're doing tarawih.
But again, it's up to the masjid management. So let's see what what ends up happening.
how are we okay? Are we good?
So the same time we again, what about everyone else? There's a lot of people on and you're not saying anything, or a shout only agreed, however, personally not in favor of any congregation.
So you're not in favor of a Shaolin congregation either, or you're not in favor of the Nuffield prayers in congregation.
So here's the question if we do do Tara we
if for example, we have two congregations, we do a shot at Raquel Tara, we
and Witter and then people leave.
Would you want to do eight or would you want to do for DACA and then leave
or do you want 20? So my question now is how many of Tara we do you want our mustard to host every night? Let's see what you say.
Okay, yes, it says For how many Raka of tarawih would you want to host every night? Would you want us to host every night for 810 20 let us know. Okay, brother Fazal says 800. Saudia says four o'clock
Someone says we can have the label in the last 10 nights only. Alright, so he'll says for a car. Good. Until Hasib says eight at Rock Island makes more sense. All right now some of you who are saying eight to DACA, or for that guy, would you want a short reminder in the middle? You know how I usually get up after for DACA. And I will in I usually do what we call for after four. So four minutes of explaining a few is of the Quran after the first for that guy. Okay, so it's for after for just four minutes. So how many of you are in favor of that? either say yes or no? Yes, you want the four minute reminder? every single night? Or no, you don't want the four minute reminder.
All right. My English as such as Ed says, short reminders for sure. Okay. I see you. Yes, that would be great. Okay.
yacine says yes, for after four set of Yes. That would be too much on yourself better to do reminders online afterwards, I would, I would love to do reminders from the comfort of my home. But if you guys all want to do Tada, we and if you want to have like one congregation, I thought we had another congregation of that, are we then what that looks like for myself is being in the mustard until about two maybe 233 o'clock in the morning every single day. So
yeah, let's not talk about that.
Another option can be for after every shot and fourth the MLA for a different group. Okay. Okay, so, right after selected, I should do a quick reminder, and then do for NACA for another group. All right. One suggestion that came from some people
was to have only four duck out of tarawih and do arratia and for duck after we and then people go home, then the next group comes in for DACA. Another group comes in for DACA. Another group comes in for like, all the way till we do 20 I think that's a headache. I don't think that is feasible. I think we would need a team of like 100 volunteers to rotate every single night. I do not want to see volunteers get burnt out. I think it's a logistical nightmare. But Allah knows best right? It might work out and people might be very common during Ramadan and very cooperative and helpful which I've yet to see happen in the parking lot. So I guess our actions have not really proven ourselves.
We always benefit from the short reminder Okay, no, that's not a good idea. What is not a good idea?
All right, so I think that's that's pretty much it. If anyone has anything extra that they want to share, please feel free to reach out and shut alone. Let me know. You know how you feel we can
we can best accommodate the community throughout this upcoming month of Ramadan. Does that come along with Hayden mubaraka level of Yukon or sallallahu wasallam all about our current Amina Muhammad wa ala alihi wa sahbihi wa sallam.
Wa Salam alaykum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh Capital