Channel: Faaik Gamieldien
105 Explanation of Al- Rahmaan March 27, 2015
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Over because I guarantee you from my own experience, that the more you read the Quran, the same verse, will,
will have different meanings for you as you go along, the more meaningful to you in terms of why Why? Because the older you get, the more knowledge you accumulate, you sit here you learn about Rama, go to another Juma go to the stars, you go to your school, and you find that all your accumulated knowledge brings a lot of new visions as to what the Quran really means. So alfombra tells us to read the Quran often. That's number one. Because so many of the non Muslim friends would ask you what is your word for an mean? You will say mean something which is read often.
So that is an issue tell you something that is actually the first miracle of the Quran. Because when the Quran was revealed, nobody read the Quran. in Makkah, maybe 100 people people read the Koran less than 100 people. The first column which are very, very few, but yet alcohol refers to the Quran is that which is often read. And when was that medical realized now? Now we have 6 million people reading the Quran, every single day, every single minute of the day, every single second of the day, every single day anybody somebody says somewhere we should learn from the reliable autofunnel song. So it is the most read book in the world. It's come to be
from the time of Macedon are the most so now the miracle of the Quran that is often read book is now being realized in the world. And only who knew that Allah this panel.
So we cannot assume that
every one of us has some idea of ramen ramen or some connection with the word. What?
Five letter word? mercy.
We know that ramen is a connection with mercy Bismillah R Rahman r Rahim the Most Gracious the Most Merciful. So both these words Rahman Rahim as you can yet come from the same route Rama to be merciful.
We also know that ramen is an attribute of Allah we describe Allah as Rahman and Rahim. It's an attribute of Allah. It is part of how Allah subhanaw taala is known amongst us allies known as
allies known as the merciful as we may say, we know that
that is an attribute of a loss.
But the question is, how is Allah merciful to me? To me as a person? How is our mercy right now, right now is Allah merciful to me? Because
it's meaningless to say somebody is merciful to you tomorrow yesterday, in the Ask era, what about now as I'm sitting in and magic, as I'm talking to, you
know, allows wondrous mercies now with us as you're sitting here.
I mean, you breathing as you're sitting here, you know, the way that you're creating now that I'm telling you, you realize you're actually breathing, your heart is beating exisitng
but you're not aware of it.
And that is the greatest Mercy of Allah subhanaw taala removes that mercy who you are today, like somebody say, why are people always say, you know, but how did he die? From what did he die? You know, we say anybody dies from exactly the same thing. Your heart stops
short doesn't stop your life. Your heart stops, no makes your heart stop. That it's an involuntary action. It's uncontrollable, who works with the hearts of men allows
so the greatest Mercy is your heart beating at this point in time that you were alive that year that you are every morning what is the famous law professor Stalin said? We must make the famous do our that every morning after fudger you know this has got it the prophets of Salaam made people talk about the Corolla has been hijacked and ruined Eduardo kinds of names you know we have
but the thing is the property test should not exist the Prophet things which will give us a direct link with a lot of things that we know are automatically accepted our laws matter if it's an underwriter in the morning to say
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Bismillah Allahu Allah Allah Allah Kota illa Billah now that he could read in the morning
has to do Allahu La ilaha illa
Allah He Taka to a horrible prophet.
Allah is enough for me has to be Allah La ilaha illa Allah Subhana Allah
so many small clips in them is a sum total. So now he says I'm totally inefficient Oh Allah give me house in my yearning, Allah give me out in my site Oh Allah give me out in my body La Ilaha Illa de there is no law that simply
says no one who controls the
What do you call of hearing?
The word of yearning what is it what
nobody knows and sight and health of the body to ask a lost Hunter. So
how is Allah
man to you now and yesterday and tomorrow given you children given you parents when your friends job house roof over your head food on the plate want outdo Namah de la de la to suit alleges if you can't one favor of Allah. Allah isn't my favorite verse in plural Allah says wind down to Namah tala one favor time Come one favor
because I mean that be the heartbeat is not just the heartbeat, I mean, the heartbeat is before that are can be so many other things has to be in place as well. So it's a whole system of fevers, which makes your heart beat and if you can't hold it Allah says you'll never be able to count so stop complaining not feeling well.
But your work Mashallah you talk you can hear you can speak
so let's take Rama Rama
so a lot longer is not just a man is just not
He is ramen like or am Can you the same man?
See what the what form did I say? What form of Xenon is that?
The superlative form. So Rama is also the superlative form. It is the most
Notice merciful, extremely merciful.
And Rama means someone who is doing something merciful right now allows Kwanzaa is merciful. Right now. 24 seven right now as I'm standing in as I'm sitting here, I mean, the fact that we sitting in listening to the words of Allah, Allah is the Greatest mercy. And we are that is the greatest mercy.
Rama means that which refers to something specific. If I say to somebody by say to you,
somebody is nice, I see there's a nice guy. But, you know, hammer is a nice guy. I like him. He's a nice guy.
But nothing specific. He could have been nice to you a year ago, two years ago, yesterday, nothing was easy.
But if I say so say to you, that Muhammad is being a nice guy to me now.
Then you, you look and say, well, we're nice guy to you. Oh, I see. Oh,
he's just he's just giving you 1000 bucks. I mean, there's a difference of he's being nice to you now. So man means someone who is nice to you now, right now. And I've given an example of it.
if you read Surah Rahman,
at least you know the first word of the surah what it means Rahman you will not understand Sora to Rama. Because surah Torah man deals with all the blessings of Allah and the time in progress. From the from the greatest mercy to the greater mercies. So what is the greatest mercy that Allah is merciful? That Allah father before he made the world before he made you and me before he made Adam?
He created his throne, what did you write on?
The Throne of Allah.
Allah, Allah, Allah wrote
Rama t Subhan.
Allah wrote, mine mercy precedes my anger.
panelo So probably the number one in our God is is Allah's mercy procedure.
So our last one is our Rahman and Allah, Allah makes Ramana all sentence or a man is a full stop in the
Then Allah says, Allah man Quran the second generation wants a man who I love
Quran it is a merciful toward the Quran but Allah says no Rahman is wanting to Allah Quran is a second sentence. The second sentence is
that Allah Himself taught you in me the Quran. Allah says,
But you say but Allah didn't teach me the Torah. The molana taught me the Quran.
Allah told me the Quran, my mother taught me the poorer
lessons he taught you.
you see, this is an important point I was making. And I want you to listen to this important point, the two important points, but the most important point is that
and Islamic beliefs and Islamic law, the sherea
comes from Allah.
We have an iron chain
that links every action of a Muslim to Allah.
And if there is no link, it's not part of the Sharia.
For example, if you if you if you do the science of a pseudo 50 view, if you learn to fit, what is the soul? What is the science of jurisprudence in Islam, the science of truth jurisprudence teaches us how to extract the karma
from the Quran and Sunnah. What is nakamise? What is Hara masala, what is MOBA? So somebody says, if somebody says something's wrong, he takes it from way from the Quran and Sunnah it has to go right back to Allah.
Because Allah is the shot out of the Sharia, Allah is the law maker. That's why in Islam, and he truly Islamic State, we don't have a parliament. Why not because a low saundra is the law maker is the Sharia.
Everything must be traced back to the Torah,
of course via the Sahaba and by the Navy sussan by the Quran, but it must be traced back to Allah, everything. So if you say something is haram, it must be able to be traced back to the Quran into Allah subhanaw taala it must be able to trace back not to the nebulous Allah to Allah, everything must go back to all those.
So that is the profession of the scholars and the Judas to trace the actions of men right back to Allah and Islam as this iron chain. And in Hadith is called it's not
from it's narrated from servants or from so and so to so and so. Eventually going back to Mohamed Salah, salah and waiting Mohammed Garrett from revelation to Allah. So the Hadith of the Navy says
everything has to be traced back to Allah. So when Chavez has to go back to Allah, verses has to go back to Allah, everything has to back. That is why they're all authentic and we all agree on them as an as
so which means that if somebody comes along and tells you that this is allowed, and you say, can you trace it back to Allah? And you can't trace it back to Allah say, Sorry, brother.
It's not part of the Sharia because it doesn't doesn't come from the Sharia law making the law giver and the law making the loganberry Zoo, Allah
so Allah Congress is an
So we have a long chain from your teacher right back to our last one.
unbroken chain knowledge.
if we say Allah says he taught the Quran, but he doesn't say to whom did he teach the Quran Allah say, Allah.
Allah, Rasool, Allah, Quran, Allah Mohammed.
Allah says Allah Quran, he taught Torah.
Because if somebody says I'm teaching you the second question is Who are you teaching? Then your third question is, what are you teaching? When he was where you're teaching? So let's say we ask Allah, Allah, Who are you teaching? Allah kindness that open? Why? That is the third verse, you have a last parameter. Why Allah leaves his students open because Allah is saying to us,
every person has the right to become a student.
Every person can take the opportunity of becoming the student of Allah subhanho wa Taala
lamella I teach karate who wants to come and learn from from me the
greatest merciful laws.
So it is a gift from Allah subhanaw taala, isn't it? It's a very expensive gift mechanism and he says, imagine, Allah himself says, I will teach you the Quran. Anybody can come to learn.
Not only Muslims, everybody, allow me to open Allah says, I will stop not Allah Quran Allah Nina muslimeen. Know, Allah says, He teaches. So even anonymously, who opens the Koran. When we talk about loss, Allah will guide him.
So we have to make use of this invitation, which allows for how not Allah has given this gift. And we all know the gift. What do you do with a gift that you honor? If it's something that you can hang on the wall, you hang it on the wall is something you can wear, you wear it, isn't it, you don't take a gift and put it on the shelf. You don't put it in your wardrobe, you don't put it to you, you display it because you love the gift service. We love this gift, this good giver I love and paralysis. He taught you you teach him
he taught jabril Obama companion and write down it came to us from Allah was fun.
So allow that therefore you find that the non Muslims also have taken to studying this book of Allah for various reasons, many reasons they do it. But then also, especially since the time of colonization, when they started colonizing the Muslim lands they want to stand up for harm and so forth. And so many of them were led to
My daughter just sent me a little photograph of
of a white man sorry man.
As of yet, we have Blondie. So what's his glasses wearing glasses, I'm sure you've seen it is reading the glasses. Because the blue thing on the end and is a little note that the Reds name is gold somebody
like this recently.
So he says that he has put the whole Koran on his eye on his glasses. So when he makes Allah He reads the Quran by looking into you know, they have this new gadget where you can read things and he says they're all foreigners and so he now he doesn't, he doesn't have to be happy to make the whole Quran you can read it by looking at his glasses and reading it from them. So hon Allah
He invented this.
So Allah guided him he obviously he became Muslim he read the Quran and he wanted to do something in this. So Allah guides so Allah guides
not only the Muslim everybody to the Quran can even guide in the imagine our Allah guide as we guide the non Muslims panela then many stories are non Muslim accepted Islam by reading one verse, They we know so many examples. gynecologist reads with a lot of fantasies about other babies forming in the womb man is a great sign does it become Muslim Hello Sandoz thought
we were in the house of Islam imagine the Rama that Allah give to us and now allows one a guide of this haba and Greg, Muslim scientist to understand the Quran into envying so many things by reading the Quran.
So Allah, Allah in His mercy
and His generosity has given us this gift. He's given us this gift
of offering us to be his teacher if we want to be student
not because we did something alone in the world, you know, fine, because a good guy is a good man. You know? All you have Hammad. whatever your name is, I'm going to give you a gift. Like your friend would say, people only give you gifts if you did nice things to them.
Like your children for example, using it'll give you gifts or nothing.
They give gifts mommy and daddy because you invested in
you the mommy and the daddy but you need something for them. But Allah gives a given nothing in return. Allah says there it is. Because you've done that and you've done that now.
but what did I say in the beginning that Ar Rahman? Allah prioritizes His mercies in the surah.
So therefore, we need to understand the word Rahman
The first one is Raman The second one was allama Cora, he taught the
Hala Collinson, he made men
making men come before teaching the Quran. Allah says the greatest gift I've given to men is not that I created him. The greatest gifts are given to man is that after that,
I told him the
Because this is the Quran that makes that made man name.
It is the Quran remains human.
Then Allah says decorated man, man is still in progress priority to the teacher.
And the reason we talk about the Quran often is because
to bring me and you closer to the Quran
because ultimately that is our salvation.
Allah says holla inside, he created inside what is inside the two minutes to examine. Managers give lots of meanings and but the two basic meanings The first is that the word insaan comes from the word nesea.
Don't turn normally into dead one o'clock it can be it's impossible.
Because of the word nesea Why are you smiling?
Okay, the first is that dirt in sand comes from NASA and NASA needs to forget. So man was created from what? From forgetfulness that the biggest attribute of a human being is forgetfulness as older people and they tell you, the thing that we fight, we, I mean, we also is
forgetfulness. It's a battle that you can't win. Unfortunately, it gets worse and worse and worse for many people, of course, hamdulillah the memories are all good until the end of time. But for most of us, we have a problem. So Allah says,
men has got this weakness, and the greatest weakness man has is that man tends to forget.
And Alexander gives an example he says when I created all of your classes, I line you all up to all of humanity. And I spoke to you.
I introduced myself to you and asked you a Christian and the Krishna Austin circle are off the seventh surah verse 172, Allah says, Allah,
Allah said, I say to you, Am I not your Lord?
Am I not your Lord? And every single human being until the end of time answered in one voice shahida shape China enemies, we bear witness, yeah Allah we may witness before you when we were sitting down to the dunya, we may work this at you are rabona that you are our load. And what did we do? soon as we got here, we forgotten.
The history of man is replete with all the forgetfulness of man in terms of Allah was allowed to send 124,000 prophets for one reason alone, not to show us that I had a big beard or a good car. No, no, no, no, he came. Every Prophet came with what message to remind us only prophets are reminders. They only came to mark to Allah, the prophets of Salaam reminds us all the time that he is just another reminder, I remind you of La Ilaha Illa a reminder of the greatness of Allah wa ala illa zikalala mean Allah says this book and all the books before and all the Prophet before came with one goal, the crew law. And
the goal is the remembrance of Allah, Allah as the law of men.
And today we heard about one attribute of Allah subhanaw taala Rahman, the Most Merciful. So we just take this one Vicar of Allah, Allah, to remember Allah as the Most Merciful that we should also practice mercy.
I just read today that a man came to the prophet SAW Salah when I was preparing this morning
and he said the prophets of Salaam was saying about how to treat your seven
how to treat your maid when you're seven person that you you employ
was an emphasis on so one men beating seven
voted no, no that's three to seven because we know he
I think mnemonic was the seventh of the enemy's asylum by choice.
Free of charge says I've been to Serbia for 10 years. He says he served in the province house 10 years. He said not once in the province a team. Why did you do that? Why did you do this? He said, Never the problem not wanting to the property. Like we say, why don't you do why they're not they say never,
never say to me.
So this man came, he said,
How many times a day should I forgive myself?
is a clever guy because he covered property 10 times income. So from 11, your thoughts? Thinking about the world? said 70 times every day.
I must I must forgive me 770 times every day.
And how do we trace it back to Rahman
we trace it back to Allah Hunter. Because Allah squander His mercy in its
most highest and widest form.
And it's, it's a sure way to Jenna. No, that's why we come into the shortcuts agenda. That's why we're here on a Friday. I've been bad that will be kept going to get to genda. Before next Friday.
the prostitute so hon Allah,
the bad woman, she saw she was she saw the dog circling around the around the well.
And obviously, his tongue was hanging out and his slide was coming out and she knew that he was she went down the well with it. She took over a shoe and she took some water and she brought it up from the well, and she gave it to the dog. And then Episode Seven said she goes straight to Jenna
Parnell and you know that most of their hobbies when it comes to animals and people will degenerate the dog.
Most people will go to general via animals who go by the dog
goes What have we done to dogs we've been dogs a bad name.
And we can hang all the dogs because dog is a dog you know, dogs or something you kick you sweat and you chase away you throw stones who don't who in this clip.
This is this is Islam Islam says you know, the dog the lowliest that you think is the loneliest, straight to paradise panel. So, next time we see a dog,
you also see Jenna.
Now, I mean clearly, we are good Muslim, you see a dog that can be my gender,
status, status animal, you know, like as if he is standing in front of the dog Jana and I have to go past him to get to gender Subhana Allah, that is, that is everything goes back to Allah was fine.
So net net inside comes from the word nesea, forgetfulness in the Quran was sent to remind us about allows.
Insert also refers to the Prophet of Allah. And in sandaled can be the perfect man. Allah created in Mohammed Salah, perfect man.
So there are two important words then
in the beginning of Soto Rahman AR Rahim Allah
Allah is most merciful, he taught.
And then our last longer says what is the last verse now? What's the next verse?
So now what about the dog?
Hello Connor says he taught Albion
Albion refers to modes of communication. how we communicate with honor, I'm giving a biannual
Jama to say listen to the wh ama means listen to the communication to the word that is spoken, but by are in fact in Arabic means any kind of all kinds of communication and was a long time lesabre by Iran in the Quran. Oh, season so to room. The city of surah verse 22. Woman it has
in a lot
of my signs, on the signs, signs that point to a lot of the greatest signs that point to Allah trouble via that is His Lordship. Allah says all the signs that point to my greatest amount
To be the following that I created the heavens in the earth and then Allah says was to love our cinematic
quality and all my greatness is created many many many languages
and I created your colors with different colors
so what i'm also saying that he by Chinese Zulu causa English French
and he made it many people say
Engels is a Christian
who say that your mother my mother your father My father your grandfather no other people we
and who said going to school as Christopher eleatic
Ali Khan is at school a TT
we talk about discrimination
ooh the racist in this country we
What did our parents say?
Say See look frankly any
shout from the rooftops Oh, this one is racist or that one is racist. Oh, this one we will
say my last one of the wall appearance.
But before we point the finger that in our own homes maybe sometimes even today so continues like that.
So Alzheimer's is he created colors. The colors is one of the greatest of all those
of human beings not just different color different colors, black and white and cream and yellow. I remember when I started working as a social worker many years ago see video.
the people used to come there to the office
when they want to see me they would say I definitely feel man etc.
And you know, I always look at them and say Do I look yellow
but maybe that's one of the colors I had maybe I'm a little bit yellow.
So that's also part that's also from allows. So, how they recognize me.
So, I was one that says he created the languages he created the means of communication.
So, of course we know that Arabic is the the language
is the language not the only language
you know, I remember a time
so logically remember the time when you couldn't speak English from the member.
not a single man spoke English like I was speaking to now. Not so long ago 25 years ago, I spoke Africa and I started making Jamaica was translating it Africans that was the halaal language in the masjid
and so maybe there is part and parcel of who we are. So how many of you can speak French? How many of you can speak or do how many of you can speak not even if you can speak other languages Zulu kata in our hometown as because of that kind of mindset we were given.
No no dice crystal created and this is this allows harnesses all of these communications communicates comes from almost
because Zulu Muslim, how does he speak to Allah?
Allah doesn't have a translator.
For the French, allows one recognizes all languages on top.
So it is part of the student of allows for Muslims to learn all the languages of the world.
Why? Because it is was part of the practice of Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam that he told some of his companions you will learn Hebrew,
the language of the Jews the length of the Torah. Why? So that he could interpret to the NaVi for loss of the Torah.
Some would love Aramaic some would learn Greek
say if you learn Greek or you learn French or you learn whatever other languages is to learn with a child that goes at school don't think oh, this is what language you know, are Africans do not notice any African American angles as it
is just as good as English part of the tsunami.
So if a child child comes home and says outlet French say Mashallah Baraka Luffy
part of our Deen This is part of the deen of Allah.
So May Allah Allah give each other to me, just to recap, that allow for Allah is merciful and he described himself merciful in the in what form in the superlative form, when he is awesomely merciful 724 seven as we sitting here, tomorrow and the day after, and
says that Allah create divided mercy into how many parts
100 parts Allah divided us into weapons. And only one part of that mercy allows Mahara distributed amongst everybody on the dunya one part, Allah distribute Annalisa Salaam says the least part of that mercy which Allah had given to the dunya he is when you see a was pick up his leg, raise his foot away from his farm.
Mason chickens do this, you see a mother of 1012 chickens to America component of the chickens, she will love to foot the things she will have to allow as long as is that is the least of the mercy of a mouse
and the other 99 Mercy's alfombra escape for us with a deaf piano
when we will need it. When we need the mercy of Allah, Allah Allah, Allah, Allah will
Institute and revive the mercy so that as the Navis Hassan said, no one will enter Jannah
good deeds. Oh, I think you know, Mashallah, I make five times on a
composite. I get my Chaka Jasmine for hacia. You know, for the last 10 years, I will miss a single hedge. Or there are people who talk like that in the past, you know,
to the moment you think go, I've done in you in trouble. The moment it crosses your mind.
I'm a special person finish in the store. So far, it might say to a father or my father, what about you? What about you? Are you are you also going to go to Japan because of your good deeds? I mean, yeah, I mean, you, you You are a personification of good
24 seven year good. Are you also going to go to the east.
Even I will only go the agenda by the mercy of allows
us so much.
That despite all that we do.
That's why I say should make all your friend speak to Allah
asked for his mercy. Talk to him.
I know the psychologists won't like me to say this. But you know, why did we go to a psychologist? You know, I will get a psychologist.
Because we can tell him what we've never told anybody else.
Now, obviously, but what about all the
things? He was told what you can't tell anybody else? Exactly. He already knows.
You, you're just gonna repeat to me.
So that is what we should do. First, our first point of psychology should mean of opening up and speaking is to speak to all those
should be free. So how can I tell you the nose was there I can't tell Allah that already.
So they talked about ventilation and catharsis, you know, in psychology when he was ventilated you speak. You speak to a lot.
Why does he speak to you? Because ultimately, everything
else, everything depends on everything.
Nothing depends on nobody else and nobody as important as the last one. Nobody
Not 124,000 profit, not the Quran, nobody else nothing else.
In the realm of belief in theory there is only you and your Creator
as a shivering thought, but its effect
in this whole universe
only two instances you and your content you want to last.
If you can do that, for the gap
then you made
what do we do? We don't forget we What do we do? We don't fill the gaps. We build bridges.
When a breach can be broken down,
you say today about a breach of day you do this for the sake of Allah say, yeah, today, I'm gonna do this good thing and I'm gonna do that. Tomorrow, you don't do it. What you should do is you should connect for the gap, novel the breach.
And filling the gap means to fill the gap with a karate kid close to the bottom.
Don't wait for Ramadan, start now.
So inshallah Don't forget the lecture on Sunday. Marshall. I was glad to see with a couple of more people on Sunday.
So hopefully, inshallah we'll have a few more people coming Sunday. Now don't come next and the wind is going to be the lecture.
Because next Sunday is going to be Easter. I'm sorry, I'm also in the skirt. So what will you say to me? Now she was the you know, that's the only on the Unity you come on to nano.
So I'm telling you now in advance. Por la la la la la Monica.