Channel: Faaik Gamieldien
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This is my first online broadcast, so the any glitches or hitches Please forgive us we are testing this first broadcast in my last partner give Baraka in it in sha Allah and when we all learn from it in sha Allah and may allows haunt Allah grant us reward for seeking knowledge.
In this particular way, this is the modern way but the Hadith still applies where the prophets of Salaam said follow me for a lot on the Muslim in one Muslim.
The prophets of Salaam said
that to seek knowledge is incumbent and the proper use of what
is incumbent upon every male and female. So you sitting there in front of your computer or with your cell phone, you're fulfilling a funnel of the variety of our last final term. In fact, the seeking of knowledge proceeds or other funds, it proceeds salah and Sokka and Hajj and fasting
because without knowledge he would not be able to perform those important obligations which allows for Hello tala had placed upon us.
People who know when people have listened to me know that
we are people of the Quran and Sunnah. And we speak that which is in the Quran and Sunnah. And we also do not whatever we say, can be traced back to the Quran and Sunnah. That is an important consideration for you to have. You listen to lectures
that we give.
Now, today I have titled my lecture. And we live in extraordinary times. We know that we live in times when we're really walking with our lives in our hands. Anything can happen to us at any time. But we knew that all along logistics has become more of a reality for us. So when we now speak, we speak with a kind of urgency,
a greater urgency that we have spoken
of before when we speak about Syrah about the Quran, about Salah about our lives. And because we realize that time is not in our hands, that the one who's in charge is allows panatela Allah has not taught us a very big lesson that allows pantalla ease and we knew that all the time. But it did not physically
evident to us. That it is allowed Allah that
controls the whole of the universe,
including each and every one of us.
So today, inshallah I want to talk about why is it
that the Koran cannot change us?
Why is it that our connection with a poor
is not a connection, which we would like to have with us?
And I want to illustrate to you
by giving an illustration, it might sound like a joke, but it's actually an illustration of a menu into an EMT specialist,
an ear, nose and throat specialist.
And the doctor asked him What's wrong he said, Well, I have a pain in my ear and the specialist examined him and looked in his inner ear and saw that there was a there was an infection in his inner ear.
And the doctor said to him, okay, take these antibiotics, one every six hours and come back to me in five days time, and inshallah in five days time your pain should be gone and infection also should be gone.
The man goes back two days later.
any complaints of the doctor doctor
This pain is not going away. Spain, I'm taking the tablets as you say every six hours, but the pain is just not going away. So the doctor asked what's wrong? Do you take the tablets? He says, yes. So doctors once every two days, if you take the tablets for another three days in Sharla, then you come back to me.
And then you charlo the pain will be gone. This is document I cut these tablets?
Why can't you take the time as a thick glass of water in a tablet?
really done it for two days? I said, No, no, no, I'm not gonna take these tablets anymore.
So the doctor says to him now, but what is the problem? He says, you know, every six hours I put the tablet in my ear. And now there's no space in my ear for the tablets.
Now, this is no, no, no, no, I didn't mean you should put the tablet in your ear. I mean, you should drink the tablet. Now you go back home and you can drink the tablets. And inshallah, after three days, the painting will be gone and the infection will be gone.
Now, I've given you this example.
if we understand this example, we will be able to understand the problem of this owner. The problem of the Omar parameter alarm.
Because we're supposed to be leaders of the world. We are there to
change the world.
We are the game changes in the world, like the Sahaba was like the prophets of Salah was like all the prophets will before them.
Yet we find that we're not playing that vital role that allows partners to give it to us. And this is our problem. The problem with
the man takes the medicine,
but it doesn't change his condition. Even if you're taking the medicine for a year, it wouldn't change his condition.
And his pain would not have healed because he's not using pain suction instructions that came with it correctly.
The instruction was for him to drink a tablet, not to the tablet in his ear.
And this today is the problem with us and that we should guide us every step of the way in the duty. What is that much guidance every step of the way that must guide us every step of the way is the Quran. The relation to the revelation which allows for hydrotalcite said to this oma
and Cindy's most beloved to this oma.
And it is not that we do not have an experience of the success of this course.
We have a whole period in history where the Koran was the flag of the Muslims,
by which and through which they established the biggest civilization that existed in the history of man stretching from the Atlantic
what is allowed to say
about the Koran in the
one zero knell for any man where she fell on Russia to live more money, first of all, a lot further says, What is the poor and why did we send them not? What is the Quran Allah says, What is it and we send down the Koran?
in it is a cure
what Rama and in it is mercy for the believers, meaning all of us we all believe so hamdulillah and then allowances in another verse of the Quran, Paul who are in levena, Amano.
pully la Vina Manu,
who then was Shiva. Allah says in this verse, say oh Muhammad Sallallahu sallam. It is for those who believe, a guidance and a medicine and a cure, guidance and a cure. So in both these verses, we're mercy. We're cure in both in both verses. And we hear guidance.
Other than say, guidance from your grandmother, your grandfather, your teacher at school, or your friend or the internet or WhatsApp, no allowances, take your guidance from the court.
So we have the Quran. We read the Quran. Everybody's got two and three four rounds in their homes. we memorize the four
But our condition doesn't improve and our condition doesn't change.
So why does the poor and then fail to
come up to the expectation that we have
which is an imbecile for us as healing
and as a guide, and as a must.
Now we know that the Quran speaks to the heart.
Why are the illnesses
remaining in our hearts?
The reason for that he said we are not using the Koran correctly. Firstly, we know the Quran is emitted. The master sudo Allah says, it is a medicine for that which is in your hearts.
I from the illnesses of the heights. That is what has been said doesn't make sense for the interview so far, such as we have hazard envy, we have dislike for each other. We are lazy, we are stingy. We have all these illnesses of the heart.
We up some of us are proud, we deceive others we speak speak ill of others. We're all in one way or another affected by these illnesses, the heart
mikkola spiritual illnesses.
And yet we read the Quran every day. Some of us memorize the Quran, some of us and memorize a whole Torah.
And despite this,
we still swear with our lies. We abuse our wives, we deceive other people. The Koran is not changing us.
Visa Sallam said time will come Don't lie to Jerry, a Nigerian. When the Quran will not
go beyond the throats of people who read the Quran, it will stay there. There is no benefit for the bill to read it and read it but it will just take
all of you sitting there listening Mashallah. May Allah guide us and May Allah give us Baraka and
let's take listen from what the Quran says is what the prophet says, down to check
out the challenge you to give me the name of any book, any book, there are millions of books in the world can take any one of those books. Give me the name of any book of all the books in the world or in your library, which is read without any understanding, excluding the Quran.
Give me the name of a book excluding the Quran, not the Quran that
is read without any understanding.
Is it possible? Is it possible there will be people who would read a book
every day of their lives? with zero understanding?
There's I think there's a program a typical become a millionaire or something like that.
If this question should be asked on there
be very difficult for somebody to answer if somebody asks, and what is that book? Or give me the name of that book, which millions of people read
every day in their lives. They don't understand what add
on the Day of Judgment.
We're going to be asked all kinds of questions. Every single question. The Quran says the deaf piano will be equal to 500,000 years a day. One day standing in front of Allah will be equal to 500,000 years of the years of the dunya.
So every question will be asked and one of the questions that alone ask us is
what why did you read the Quran without understanding?
When you lost your child, if you go to school, he comes back with a German book. You say Machado why you read this book every day?
And you don't understand what you're reading? Why. Hello, last question. I'll say where you're honoring me where you're honoring yourself. What was the point what is the logic in reading the book which I sent to you, which a profit that you endure so much to bring to you. And you read it with complete non understanding.
I won't even want to view each one of you to
that you're going home on
not the middle of the night, but it's dark and you come home. And you see a family sitting on your doorstep. Father, mother for kids.
And you ask him what what what is the matter, they say to you, we have got nowhere to go. I mean, this happens in so many places in the world today in Syria, in Yemen, in Libya, and Afghanistan and people without homes homes are destroyed.
And you see this family and they look tired and look hungry.
and maybe you say to yourself,
let me give them 200, grand, maybe even 500, maybe 1000, then no shame, I need the money.
But I'm sure young people today will go further than that.
They will take the photo to
come inside my house, stay with us, stay with us for the night. And inshallah, when the morning comes, we'll solve your problem.
That for me is the first level of email, but no does that is the first level of
all you will say, if your mind is, but more than that, you will say to the to the family.
Peoples whose connection is not so great with the dunya you know, the more you attach yourself to the Quran, the less your attention goes for the dunya and the less you give any meaning not meaning but value to the dunya.
That's why the NaVi Salam said
that in the eyes of Allah subhanho, wa Taala.
The dunya is not even word the wing of mosquito
lo Carnatic dunya daddy Luciana haba, auditing llama Sokolow, Catherine Schubert, Emma, Professor, some said, if the value of this world had to be equal to the wing of a mosquito, Allah would not have given the calf a drop of water to take,
which means his dunya is not as good no value in the eyes of Allah Karnataka. So every man has a little bit more than that. It's possible that you will say to the person, Okay, come stay with us until your problem is resolved. For him, and this would happen a lot in Syria and these places, Muslims will say these to the brothers, come inside, come stay with us your house has been bombed, come stay with us for as long as you want to say.
Then they are the third class of people.
People will say people will say people with greatest demon the strongest man.
They will say, Don't worry, come and live with us as long as you want to live. Come inside. Stay with us as long as you understand with us, no problem. We are brothers in Islam, we will help each other.
If we look at our history,
based of Islam,
based of the prophets of Salaam, these three of the companions of the Prophet Allah. What do we find?
We find that when the Mojave rune
traveled from Mecca to Medina when they made hijra because of the oppression
in Makkah, when they came to Medina, they were homeless. They were penniless. Some of them even have to leave their lives behind.
And the answer welcome them in their homes.
And the intention of the answer when they welcomed the Mojave room into their homes, remember these are all poor people equally poor.
The meaning was an intention was that the Mojave rune will stay in their homes forever. That was the intention coming from aka you wait he just
wanted to come and stay free.
And what is the proof for this?
Why do I say that? Why do I say that? I know the intention of the of the of the answer. I know that they wanted them to stay there forever.
The proof of this is
that you must remember many of the answers I had never seen the Prophet sallallahu wasallam
these were those harboe preceded coming to Medina.
what happened after five years after they were the Mahajan Wait wait wait wait Medina for five years
and they stayed with a hosts
unsolved for five years, it was a battle that took place the Battle of banana D, in which Jews were vanquished. And they were
exiled from Medina and of course, whatever they lived in was distributed amongst the muslimeen of Medina and some of the larger rune, they condition improved. And they now found that they could now build a lot of their own and move out on their own.
So they went to the answer brothers, and they stayed with the host. And they said, Look, you know, shokran, but Hamdulillah, we now have
to move on and you know, shokran for all the five years that we stayed with you, what do you think was the response
of the answer to the module?
What do you think they said, when they Mahajan said, No, we're gonna move out now, you know?
The answer. cried.
And they said to the module, why are you? Why are you leaving? What did you do to you? Did we not feed you properly? Who did we say a bad word to you? I want, maybe we don't want you to leave me forever. In our houses. mentioned we wanted to say, on the Hamdulillah, you know, five years I've been living here, you know, by time that they go, Oh, they said, We wanted you to stay there.
I kind of imagine is this panel? What kind of reminded downside have
very high quality of the words of the neuron in their hearts? That's what they
that's what they have and what we do not have.
We have very high quality of the Quran on our shelves.
With the heritage of the Koran, in our minds, we memorize it manifests in Varanasi in Tibet. So it's a good, excellent,
we have to memorize the Koran, we have to have a part of the Quran in ourselves.
This is not that what is the difference between them and us? When it comes to the Quran? The difference is that they interacted with the Quran in a different way, from the way that we interact with that
is central to us.
When we say we are Muslims 24 hours a day, we found a saying that you know, our lives are Muslims. We're not like the other people who go to church maybe on a Saturday or we go to church on a on a Sunday now we live our lives every day as Muslims everything we do is according to our Deen
but what we not
of that which
harms us we're not free of anything. And in fact when we say we if somebody should ask you now you say you're never going to the to Islam. You know, Islam is a way of life we call it our way of life.
Where do you get your program from for this way of life? From where?
How do you live in the life of Muslim? The Internet? Or the WhatsApp messages? Your friend sent you about doing this and do that and do that? Is that the way is that the way we should learn? No.
it's assuming you know, memorization is a foreign is it today it is martial law. It is exploded
especially in the town which I live in Cape Town, you know, memorization the Quran, so Han Allah, every parent wants their child to become happy.
And ask the question, you know, let us compare ourselves with as a hardware and in software that's wrong. You
know, I've heard people memorizing Surah Baqarah in two months,
three months, two weeks, one week, I had a student tell me that he memorized Sumatra Baccarat in three days, Mashallah.
I wish that Abdullah Omar rhodiola
had been alive here with us today.
And I wish that you would have asked us or our students of memorization of health. Tell me how long does it take you to memorize the Quran? How long did it take you to memorize the Quran? Some of the proud is it up to 16 months, some say 17 months. Something took us It took me just 14 months. On average. It'll be two years some will say three years.
the most knowledgeable Companion of the Prophet when it came
to the sciences and the knowledge of Quran.
He was the most
was he was the son of
took eight years to be memorized.
was his teacher. His teacher was none other than Who? Mohammed Salalah Adios, la salatu salam, he took a dip. Why do you take eight years
or so anybody
Come to the column marsudi leisel olara salam
I shall not die yet.
Often in the offenses
we were students of the enemies will allow you to settle them. And we memorized
10 verses of the Quran.
lad lad would learn Naja.
He said. We only learned at the time 10 verses of the Quran. We never learned, even if we could we never went to the 11th verse or the 12th of us. Why not? He says Hatton attalla Murphy, mean, l mean, why emmalin.
He said, we did not go to the level first until we understood the 10 verses. And until we practiced the 10 verses, all of them.
when we knew how to read them,
we knew how to Tafseer and explain them. And most important of all, we knew how to implement them in our lives.
These were not ordinary people, and they had no ordinary teacher. So panela they will people about Allah subhanaw taala says, radi Allahu anhu what I'll do on
allies pleased with them, and they are pleased with Allah was Hannah, who with Allah, and this was the methodology. This was the way they what do they do? They read,
Then they make the double contemplated on what they understood. Then they implemented what they understood. And only then did they memorize what they understood.
So what is the what was the methodology of the Sahaba of the prophet of this, of course, this is the methodology of Muhammad Sallallahu sallam, Yala, give us that we also follow the same methodology of memorization of the Quran that was given to us by Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam.
first read, then understand,
then make the double or contemplate or think about the verses we memorize. Then you implement it in your life, then only you memorize. What is our method? Our method is memorize, memorize, memorize, memorize memorize memorize.
Our interaction with a plant therefore is our interaction with the Quran. Compared to the to the interaction of the Sahaba with the Quran if
we have only one
level we only one better than the Sahaba. In what we do, we are better than in this hub only in one in one way. That is we made we memorize the Koran with the speed that is a haba could never do with memorization.
We are like the
the the car is the engine Kauder whatever it is that goes into under and you can go in one second 100 kilometers from low to zero. That would be our
that is the only advantage we have over the Sahaba the speed by which we made memorize the Quran.
And with this speed that we memorize the Quran,
nothing has changed around us.
Like when it came to the Sahaba when they memorize the Quran, it changed them forever. It changed them.
Not only were they change, but the people around them changed.
They will not like us you know we offer Muslims maybe one day the scarf will be on aid maybe the next day one maybe today will walk, you know in the supermarket with our short pants. You know, man, I don't want men you know, which is haram of course you know your thigh should not be shaving I mean that's part of your hour. And the next day we'll walk with a job you know, and the next day we'll have a beard and the next day we will do this and the next day we will do that you know like you're too damn good tomorrow not
you must remember
most of us hamdulillah maybe we were born Muslim.
Because a harbor are all of them were non Muslims and became Muslims to our conference or reverts France are all reverts. And Mahajan, they're all reverts.
But they will not like
any kind of non Muslim before they became Islam, a Buddha.
He was a highway robber because before he came a Muslim
he wasn't a priest can be converted the Prophet converted to he was army robber became Muslim.
But what changed him? What made him from a highway robber?
Allah sending salam to him via jabril
from irama to unless any debris to give some ammo, but what about Assam take my Salaam to aboda
what changed what changed Ahmad tog Rafi Lata who want to kill the navy seals that was his he hated it so much that he wanted to kill it.
And after accepted Islam
a young man he was halifa he was the king became the Halifax panel from under kill the messy pick up the halifa so young boy young man
said to one day came to Omar and said Oh Allah, you're you know, you know, many Mashallah, you know, respect. You're such a great man. He's such an intelligent man, you know, the way you lead us the way you manage the the manner that you know how civilization has spread, not to Iraq and
combination because of you.
Can I ask you one question? And I must say, she told me
Did you drink wine?
was a time when you used to drink wine?
And I felt so shy, he dropped his head and he said yes.
And the young man said to him, but kettle, You are such an intelligent man.
Good and just think that it was bad for you that became drunk and you did things you were not supposed to do. In fact, you're in a drunken state. He wanted to kill the prophets, Allah. Allah was so embarrassed.
And I am an insensitive, I want you to give me the reason why you did it. Because I can't imagine. Yeah, I mean, meaning that you actually did that.
And Omar dropped his head and he said
yes, we were intelligent. I was one of 17 people in mark at the time good right.
Well, man, he man if we separate only one thing he man didn't interpenetrate our hearts. That's the reason. The reason we're why we will we will was he man did not penetrate our hearts. So you're asked to be said, Oh, no, no.
You tell me when was the moment that you realize that you were on the wrong path? When was that moment? When was the moment I want to know the first moment not the day that you wanted to kill Mohammed Solomon. You just by chance went to your sister's house? No, no, no.
I want to know
when exactly was the time that you thought none of
this thinking and stuff isn't Islam. That is that is the way forward. So I'm not related the story to be said to him, you know, I was
I was I woke up in the middle of the night I was in Makkah I woke up in the middle of the night and I felt like having a drink.
And he said I left my house. When I went around to all the places that I thought would be selling liquor at that time in the morning. They wore clothes.
People sleeping clothes will look for Bhima kosher beans and wore clothes. So I must tell you hang on a second I decided to go and sit in Harlem
nowhere else to go.
Remember that and the Harlem was full of idols and you know he just wanted to relax be with himself to sit and he's sitting in the adhamiya somebody's reading crap.
Anyway, Anthony stood any from this since he looked here he heard and even close anyway closer and he said it was a profit
Now the reason the Prophet during the middle of the night was because they couldn't make Salah during the day you know the Quraysh
didn't allow them.
was entranced by what the prophet was reading.
Because remember, Allah was a poet himself, he understood that he understood the language.
And he went
not facing the prophet who was standing at the back of the Prophet and he was listening. And the Prophet was reading Surah Al HA, HA Taka,
which is sort of 69
so the flow is read the problem is reading and reading is almost mesmerized. And our says to himself, says athletes to Sky,
illiterate, you know, human being, shouldn't take much notice of what is what is reading. So as he's saying that the Prophet reads from Surah Al haka in our coal era sulan Kareem.
prophecies in Nauvoo, the coal era sulan Kareem This is not this is none, not this is nothing but the words of a place that messenger
Nakata shock, hunted, he was thinking by himself, but they can come to the answer. The answer is that this is from a messenger. This is not from just anybody.
Then Ahmed listened and he said, No, no, no, no. This is just pure poetry. Don't ignore this poetry man just manages reciting poetry and your better poetry. And as he's saying that to himself in his heart, NASA said on reads, verse 42, Walla, Walla, de Toluca, he didn't know what might be totally shy again, honey lamb, but you know, and as he saying, He's just, he's just a poet. Prophet, that is one now.
This is not the words of a poet kalila to be non literal to you believe.
He could answer again four question asked within himself. And then he said,
Okay. All I can say is to himself, he says to himself, this is just a, this is magic. It's magic. He's a magician. That's it. And then the Prophet read. Verse 42, of surah. haka, one of your co worker hidden kalila mata Carew, this is not the words of a magician. Little Do you understand?
This is Dan de Lune. Rob blonde, I mean, this is revelation from the Lord of the universe.
So this is the effect that they put on head armor. Why did he have this effect?
in Charlotte next week, we will continue Time is up and took her for listing may allows for that whole guidance, and may we see the significance of what we do in Sharla.
There's some questions.
I can't read the first question, but
what is br when br is not part of our lesson today, but I will answer that question in Sharla. I'll make a note of the question.
Are you favorite if you are a direct descendant of Muhammad Sallallahu wasallam?
This is a question. Obviously, that involves all of us.
Because we all have a link with Muhammad Salallahu alaihe salam we may not have a blood link with an evisa Salah. But we all are part of the Kuma Muhammad sallallahu alayhi Salaam and the eyes of Allah Subhana Allah we have an equal
Professor seller Monday, just an example.
He said to his most beloved, beloved beloved daughter, who she fought him, he said to Fatima, Fatima, do not think that on the day of kiama you'll be a I you can depend on me to intercede for you. But alas.
Despite the fact that I'm the Beloved of Allah, despite the fact that I'm your father, do not ever think that I will be able to intercede with you without of course the permission of our last panel.
Because no one will enter Jannah by any context that he may have had. There's no context because he Well, you know, was taught as they said he
Within the Arab lands, you know, wherever contact they are the contact Now, every person will enter Jan only by his deeds, by his good deeds better. So she said no What about you my father should even I will not intergender except by my good deeds will only intergender by the mercy of Allah subhana wa Tada. So, yes, the descendants of
terms of the
follows and it is for all of us, they are at a disadvantage only for one thing, they cannot receive Zika
a descendant of the prophets of Salaam cannot receive soccer otherwise Mashallah. They are exactly like us and I must tell you, that there are many descendants of the Navy SEALs, that historically has not been what they were supposed to be, I mean King Farouk of Egypt,
he claimed to be a descendant of the prophets of Salaam he died in a bar in Italy.
So it is not about
your nossob from South Florida State on the day of the AMA, your hair your your lineage will be of no use to you. We Your father was we your mother was no only you and your good deeds will be in front of Allah
or at the question of AI inshallah we will deal with
at some other time.
We're all ready to get inshallah Bismillah R Rahman r Rahim. While also in San Jose de la la Vina Armando Mohammed a solid hot
water was Salam Alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh and stay home and look after yourself in Sharla