Understanding the Quran Practical Tips

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AI: Summary © The concept of "has been revealed" is core in the Bible and is essential for optimal understanding. The title of the Quran is the same as the title of the book, and practicing the title is crucial for personal development. The importance of learning and sh matter in the Quran is discussed, and personal development is emphasized. The speaker emphasizes the need for practice and learning to avoid harms and ways of harm.
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I just don't know why I chose this topic but because always, especially when you come out from

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a month or once a season of worship is go back to the Quran, always go back to the Quran. And always the question comes in is why and I say this to myself before anyone, is why the Quran is not changing us as an ummah, as among Muslims. I mean we all read the Quran and the question is why I am the same as I am and I've read the Quran Allah knows how many times and Allah knows how many times in a month especially when I am like let's say in Hyderabad I am in Omaha or I'm in Ramallah. So I was looking at Apollo love right this walk to me panel was a gifted from one of my friends and I was looking at reading it and I was like this is a good it's a very simple practical book about not how

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to read the Quran itself series actually, what is the steps for me to understand the Quran meaning not understand word to word, because what towards all the Quran has worked toward there is books work towards is how do I basically live the Quran? How do I get to the point where in my life in my daily activity, the eye art comes in? The eye comes in and this is actually is not something fictions, like fiction. This is real. I've seen people. I've seen people that in that moment, the idea from the Quran comes to them.

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It's amazing how long Yeah, it's amazing whether it's an action they have to do, and they are hesitant, and the idea comes in and make them do it or the other way around, or what to say was the best way to do things. So basically, the concept is called tambor is not FC, there's a difference in the Arabic language. tafsir is interpretation. Meaning I'm reading this and what does this I mean, and then usually when read the books of Tafseer, you can read most of the depends which one you're reading, but then there is usually a hadith of rostrally Sato Salam or they caught another ayah from the Quran. And then the manifester, the the person who is doing the interpretation, add his, his

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knowledge to it, that's cool stuff. See, the double is a different story. The double is basically is reflection is I will understand of course, the meaning but the reality of the matter how this will change me and how this will move me and how this will get me closer to a mass pantile For example, and I'm going to quote the easiest idea which almost every Muslim No, which is

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all who Allahu Ahad, right, say Allah is what the meaning is very easy, right? You don't have a reality. Whether you're speak Arabic, or you don't speak Arabic, you do not need to open a book to draw what the meaning of say oil, say, Hola. Hola. I had one.

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Right? So this is tafsir. So once you said Allah Allahu Ahad, say Allah is One, then then you have no the meaning of the ayah. That's tafsir who is the deeper meaning of this? What does Allah want from me? When he revealed this, I mean, not the suburban resume not why this ayah was revealed. What this this idea should teach me, change me, make me do or make me not to do. So the word is the inner meaning of an idea, a verse or an inner meaning of a sentence, if you want it in general, that will lead me to the goal of that sentence. That will take me as I deep think, deep that needs deep thinking, deep thinking deep reflection on it, it will take me to the goal to the aim. Why Allah

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Subhana Allah revealed this area. So for example, and I'm going to apply colo Allah had means what?

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Call who Allahu Ahad say Allah is one means what? No means no God but Allah, right?

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That's, I know this for a fact. And you know this for a fact. And we all know this for a fact. Are we living it? Are we really reflecting on this? Right? And then you're going to come and ask me what does it reflect in Paulo Allahu Ahad means

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very simple, but it's not easily practice. Kulu Allah had means there is no God.

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But on law, meaning, no one will harm by a law. Or I would say, out of AdaBoost Allah, no one will hurt me without the permission of Allah spontan without the knowledge of Allah spankin no one can give me something. And reality Allah is the one the only one who gives a law, the only one who fixes a law or a minor. The only one who withhold is Allah, basically the names of Allah. Now this also may be we know this meaning, or now bring it to my daily life.

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Bring it to my daily life, and how much I am really, really practicing this when I say you know what, I'm so worried I'm going to lose my job. I'm so worried if I do. If I go part time, I'm so worried my income will be less. That tells me I'm not kidding. Hello, Hola. Hola.

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That tells me I am living the job is giving me the money versus

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Allah is gonna give me the money. So if Allah subhanaw taala wants to give me the money, he will give me the money. So the double of the Quran is actually reflecting on the meaning of the eye. That's why the dub word is not something you will do it quickly. You cannot reflect on the Quran and inner meaning of the Quran inner depth meaning of the Quran, and you're just reading it like we read. So that's number one. Number two, what is the goal of reading the Quran

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usually, you have to get to the, to the deeper meaning of the reflection of the Quran, I need to know why I am reading the Quran saying because it's the word of Allah and I will get reward that only one.

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And that's the least that's like you know, when you when he starts walking, this is the first step. Most of us are stop here.

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Most of us stops here and that's why we're not changing because I say that Hamdulillah I read, I read I finished my dues. I finished my ISP I finished my para and some people memorize the whole Quran and they don't know what they are reading but they know the words there is a reward huge, but they it will not change them. I will not I will not be what Allah wants me. Unless I know and this is Allah's power to Allah said, if you ask someone Why did Allah send the Quran to us? The answer is in the Quran. What did Allah says in the Quran? Kitab al Anza. Now ulica MOBA are cool. Why we had them Babu iOttie only after that Karl Bab Allah alasa this Unsworth side guitar one Enza now a book

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that we send it to you and your is to Roswell is AUTOSAR why he didn't say to read and get the reward will Baraka you know, Quran, like you know, you read it in the in your house, and then there's going to be Baraka, or I have an exam tomorrow. So I'm gonna read today so Allah who will make him pass the exam, know me at the baru iOttie. So they will reflect and learn deeply the meaning of the I Will Yetter the coronial above and those who knows, well, those who are wise, they will learn where to duck or they will remember in reality, they will comprehend what Allah wants. So the first thing I'm going to say in front of me, when I opened the Quran, I'm saying this to myself

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before anybody else, when I opened the Quran, it should not be only because Allah this is the words only because it's the word of Allah, and I will get reward that's taken that's given. But that's not it. That's only the first thing. So number one one I need and this is going to be a series and this is just an introduction. We'll do this today.

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The first thing is I need to change the way I look at the Quran. We Muslims change the way you look at the Quran, it's the word of Allah there is no doubt about that. But it's the word of Allah that was given to me to know Allah number one, number one is to know Allah. And number two is to know how to live in this life the way the creator of this life wants me to do. And number three, no way to get closer to Allah other than his words, no way you will get to Allah other than his words. And there's a beautiful

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parable and they say a Quran is like the sea.

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How many of you do see sailing? Or you do snorkeling? Because that's absolutely applies to it's like a sea so when you go on a beach, remember this? The Quran is like the like the sea and you're standing on the beach when you stand at the beach. What do you see? See beauty? You see beautiful you always panela

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Write, especially if it's a beautiful day. And you see the outside the outside part of the sea and you see the outside beauty. Talk to someone who does a snorkeling or who does diving.

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The person who does a snorkeling he will say all you haven't seen anything. Oh, wait, wait till you come and see wide. Talk to somebody who does deep diving, talking to the person who does a snorkeling because you haven't seen anything. You've only seen the superficial, come with me deeper, and see what you will see. This is the Quran.

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So the more I learn, the more I go deeper, the more I will find the beauty, enjoy the beauty, learn the beauty. So it's about her and it is about on choices inner and then it is inside. And this is a very beautiful quote and I'm going to translate your salary history who's

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a very pious man, he says, if the human being was given 1000s meaning of one iron in the Quran, he will not have no the the depth, he would not reach the depth of this iron, even if he was given 1000 And he said because this is what it when it comes to beautiful cars he says, this is the words of Allah. And we have always remind ourselves the Quran is the words of ALLAH because this comes up, we only remember this, this is not a human being wrote it, this is the words of Allah. And he says Allah subhanaw taala because this is his words, and his words is his characters. And as Allah Now this is as a law is endless, Allah is infinite. We all know this Subhana as Allah is infinite, his

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words are infinite. His words are not created. How can a created thing understand fully something that is not created?

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So what when you look at the Quran, you really going to tell yourself don't say, Oh, I understood Oh, yeah, I know. I know.

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When you come to somebody, if you if you if you

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get an email or a text or get an announcement about a HELOC about sort of Samad which is Allah, Allah has a chapter of Allah Allah has a lot of people says, Okay, I know it.

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I know.

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This is what the main thing is, like, every i in the Quran has layers. And one of the ways I I look at the Quran is like you're walking into a corridor, like remember this old homes or old castles corridor has high ceiling, and you're walking, there's a lot of doors, and every time you open a door, there's another door in front of you. But between these two, there is a lot of beauty and say Allah Subhanallah This is beautiful, then you go inside to the other door and you open it and there's even more beauty and more beauty and more beauty. And the best way to get to this before I go to any of the details is actually ask a loss Panther to show you the beauty of his book.

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And if you look at it, you're going to look at it in in this way. There is a Quran and there is a human being. And there is the message Allah subhanaw taala said the Quran is never changed, right? Squares the same how many years? 1000s Here's why. This question has to come to everybody why it's the same idea. Same idea. Any idea in the Quran. And remember this while you're praying anywhere, let alone in Ramadan. Inter alia, same idea, the Imam is reciting. When person is sobbing.

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And you have seen some people when they really feel the eye, the person next to him, it's the same idea. It's the same recital. And the person next to them is probably

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working hard struggling to focus. The person on the left is actually probably working with the hijab or working with a thought and this could be somebody else's probably their brain is their thoughts is way far away. Isn't the same source isn't the same idea. It's the same reciter where is the problem and the receiver

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so there is a receiver the Quran. When you read, there's like a triangle. The Quran itself is never changed. It's the same. There is the receiver and there is the main means to receive it. The receiver is me and which part of me

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is my heart.

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Is like you see yours

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Self when you are, did a lot of good deeds and then you come to pray or you are fasting and then you just break your fast or you're still fasting or you went to an ombre or you did something good and then you come and you pray Your heart is clear, clearer. Then when you read you feel it. Versus if you were so busy imagine this you know, like you were cooking or you were with the kids, and you look and says, oh, there's only 10 minutes left for Salah and you're on to pray You don't even remember what you said

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because of that receiver. So the the main thing into the in the reflection of the Quran is I need to look at the receiver I'm going to talk more about it later on my heart if I don't feel it, it is not because will Aya do Billa it is too hard and I'm gonna come to this in a second. It's not because it's too hard. It's because it is my heart is stained.

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The mean not to clean the heart but the mean to come from the Quran to my heart is the reflection is the means I used to make me learn the Quran butter

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one principle you always have to say two principles actually even before you open the Quran, who is my enemy? And who is your enemy?

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Who is my enemy and your enemy?

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Before that a che thong What did Allah says in the shaitana nakoma do practically the Why do shaitan is your enemy it's clear I practically do who I do I was at the Sun source photo Nam I adore his holy Hakuna him and as hobbies say he calls his his party his friends his people to be of the people of the Hellfire

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right and yeah, and Allah says also sorted Bukhara Yeah, Adam die of regenda comerciais

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in LA coma lysogenic coma Mina shatta in Baja.

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In na hola como su. Let's gonna come in Koha also says hola Shaitan is the annum so I need to know this enemy standing there. Imagine this when you are opening a door and you know there's somebody behind the door. Right? What are you going to do?

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You're opening the door, and there is somebody behind the door you're gonna you're gonna get ready, how you gonna? Let's assume that the child some don't get scared it's a child and you don't want to hurt the child. What are you going to do? You're going to take precautions so when you open the door don't hurt the child. So you find the moment I'm going to pick up the Quran right was my enemy and he is not going to like it when I am reading the Quran. So when I opened the Quran, I have to be careful how I am going to open the Quran was pushing the shaitan away. So I need to remember shaitan is there and what is the easiest way to push upon away and Allah also says in the Quran

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way the Quran, Quran festa is bIllahi min ash shaytaan Raji and Allah said clearly see this is very clear. When you read the Quran, seek refuge from Allah. Seek refuge seek Allahu refuge from shaitan by Dr. Atul LFSR is bIllahi min ash shaytaan Raji in Odessa, who's upon alginate alone, he does not have he does not have any control over those who does not want to be part of so that's number one when I opened the Quran, I need to remember the straight on is going to come Now you remember something and reality the usual things when you read the Quran, how much you can focus

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1015 minutes and then you are looking where's my phone? What's happening let me go and do this and come back and this so let's wait on his right here. So remember all this every time you want to move? You want to do something in your in the Quran. Remember, I'll be Lima shaytaan Raji, second thing where my neffs is going to come, is you're going to say this, it's too hard.

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The language especially for the non Arab and even for the, for the Arabs, it's too hard. I don't know what Allah saying the word is too hard. It's too complicated. I cannot understand this.

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So especially for everybody, because that's one of the means shaitan will use against me and you How do I respond to this also from the Quran, so always remember this this simple, I remember this you may have to write it down put it next to the Quran. When you open the Quran. Allah said this is what will occur the certain Quran Neolithic farming would occur.

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We have made the Quran easy, easy to remember to be a form of remember as actual the file name. Anybody remember this? And Allah repeated this ayah repeatedly, like when you read the Rama

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How many times Allah says to be a Allah Europe Acumatica Dima, this is water Kumar is this way well our cardio signal Quran and we made the Quran easy and even scholars will teach you that out of the etiquette and politeness will must pump that Allah you should never say Quran is ALLAH

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because ALLAH said it is easy. So number two so all these principles before I even opened the Quran, but I will say there's someone sitting right there standing against me the moment I want to open the Quran, number two, Allah subhanaw taala said it is easy that means it is easy. And then immediately I will say your Allah make it easy.

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Remember this, so here you are.

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Now, this is also very interesting

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point, the Quran the interpretation of the Quran, this scholars will tell you is actually the Quran is four parts, in the meanings, meaning there is part of the Quran, which is very easy to understand, very easy to understand, and we just shared all who Allahu Allah, that is part of the Quran, that almost everybody can learn. And almost everyone can learn.

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And there is parts of the Quran that the scholars will know. And there is part of the Quran only Allah knows.

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This go back again. So the Quran will be for is not the Quran is actually divided into four parts, meaning four parts regard related to the meaning of the Quran, there is part which everyone can understand and I just shared with you Hello Allah, Allah had everyone know the meaning. And there is part of the Quran that everyone can learn the meaning there is part of the Quran that only scholars and there is part of the Quran only Allah knows the meaning of it. Only Allah knows the meaning of

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then you come and say what do you think the percentage of this part versus versus this part? Meaning? What do you think the percentage of the easy part of the Quran and the part that everyone can learn? Versus the part that is only scholars and only Allah subhanaw taala?

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What do you think the percentage

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the biggest percentage most more than 80% of the Quran falls in this category.

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The category of everyone can understand or everyone can learn the meaning of and I will tell you some examples that you can even go and try to do, right. For example Alhamdulillah Allah the answer Allah Abdul Kitab Well, Amir gehele, Lahore, Aja. If you know Arabi, what Alhamdulillah Alhamdulillah and Zara and Zara. I'll translate, but for anybody who's already answered, this is what we use it daily. Allah Abdi kitab. Willem Yeah, John Mahoney, Virgil, anyone who knows, basic simple Oribi language will know this. Let's translate to English Alhamdulillah Praise to Allah. I'm not I'm not doing interpretation. I'm just translating hamdulillah Praise to Allah and Zilla Sangha,

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Allah Abdi to His servant, Al Kitab, the book while I'm here to Allah Who Iboga and he did want to make false and that book is that easy. That was here.

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Right? If I want to go to the next one, I want to understand a little bit deeper. What does this mean?

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The Quran isn't yet because Allah said that Hamdulillah that means it's in Yemen. It's a grace. Right? And that means the Quran has no faults because Allah said, so there's that needs, I need to go to college to understand that.

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So 80% of the Quran falls in this category.

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80% For example, I was just just listening to PA as I was driving to the story of Satan or Musa in the Quran, it's so clear. So clear, right? If you ask anyone who knows a little bit about the concept, oh, there's a magicians and then say demos. And then there was a stick and there was snakes. And then they suddenly believed and then farang got very upset, right?

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This is about three pages of what I just shared with you. So I need to go back to the Quran. I say there's 80% meaning and I'm not trying to scare anyone I need to scare myself. Number one, that means 80% of it. I'm going to be in front of Allah subhanaw taala and he can tell me why didn't you know?

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Wanting to know the language is very easy or very easy to be learned. He's not going to ask me about the the ones that scholars are like

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along the one he Subhanallah only knows. So I need to bring this back to me. And I would should not say Oh, it's too hard to learn. It's too hard. I'm not saying memorize. I'm saying to learn. So that's number one.

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When I reflect on the Quran, when I reflect on the Quran, I the the goal, I will end up with the following

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What is the main goal of the Quran?

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If someone asks you what is the main goal of the Quran? What are you going to ask?

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to Hey, hate Exactly. The Quran came in to teach me who's Allah. So the My goal is after I read the Quran, so let's put it this way. Let's talk simple today.

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It's unacceptable I should tell myself it's unacceptable, quote unquote shameful that after I read the whole Quran, it took me a month it took me three days it took me six months. And I still don't know Allahu Allah.

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Because what is still hate

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to hate is that you know, Allah is the only God knowing this reading versus knowing. So when I keep the reading and reading Mahatma Sumati will love Mahatma sama all of which did not create the heavens and the earth. We've not created the heavens and the earth, on one part protests and one part of the protests. The more I read about Allah Subhana Allah, if I just read moved from knowing the meaning to the second that on you're gonna know Tauheed Tauheed meaning ALLAH is the only God as Kullu Allah so that's number one. Number two, if I know Allah is only one as I more and more and more I read the Quran and more and more I found out that is all I need to do everything for Allah

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subhanaw taala This is our main problem in this life.

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What Allah Allah the Allahu, if we learn, may Allah teach us all, to do things, only for Allah. And I said the only no other reason, neither to even my parents, if I am good to my parents because that's pleases Allah. Not because they are my parents, or because they are nice, or they took care of me when I'm young, only for Allah, I do it only for Allah, everything. When I am nice to my husband only for Allah, I take care of my children only for Allah, I am studying for Allah, I'm good in my work for Allah. To me, this is the recipe of happiness in this life because you will not be disappointed.

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And you're going to be sad, and you're not going to be expecting anyone. Quran one of the goals as I read it, it's going to teach me who's Allah and it's going to make me gradually do things only for Allah. The more I know Allah the more I submit to Him, the more I love him

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is that what happens when I say Korea? I will develop bananas when I come to the last Surah of the Quran or I just said Hamdulillah I finished hokhmah

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so I need to remind myself that it happens it will happen be it Nila because he sent it for this reason. Now there is keys to understand the Quran and I'm going to give you the headlines today and that as we go where we go the first key to understand the Quran what do you think this was very interesting when I was reading this book, it's actually loving the Quran.

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Love the relationship of love.

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Which we don't have this like what do you love in life?

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If I ask you here what are you going to answer? What do you love?

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God tell me what children

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absolutely let's let's ask the young lady who doesn't have children yet? It doesn't have children yet insha Allah Allah will give her so what do you love now get tell me I love my husband because he just got married

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are parents right? Why what about what about you sir?

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Usually young generation will be material. Right? I love my phone. I love my room. I love my bed. There's nothing haram in this right. I need to gradually and as this famous line that I was taught long time ago is fake it till you make it. Fake it till I love the Quran number one is to key to understand, it's the relationship of love. And I always bring this example when woman cook and cook when she cooks because she has to feed her children versus she cooked because she loved to cook. What is the result?

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Huge difference, even if it's the same recipe, right? Absolutely. Anything you do with law, anything you do with law, the result is different. Because you love it. You put your

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emotions you put as we say you put your heart and so I number one to the keys and I'm just gonna again give you the keys. Number one is I need to start knowing that my relationship with the Quran way more than it's the words of ALLAH and I'm gonna get the reward is a relationship of long is amazing. We do have a love relationship with other than human beings right? I love my bed. I love my phone. I love my jewelry. Oh right. I love my I don't know what else we love

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material I'm not talking about human right so the concept of loving non human is not unheard of. Or it's not something not we don't know what it means. It's actually our daily life. I love my car. I love my garden. Right I love my rug.

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If I can do this, so why I don't do this with the words of Allah.

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have given even one of the DUA say Allah make me love your words, have read me the Quran make me love it. That's number one. Number two, why I am reading every time. Every time when you're reading the Quran, even if it's a half a page, two lines, remember what is to know Allah? Well, now I'm going to do all my actions to Allah only then I am going to be loving Allah and I'm going to obey Him. So this

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and to give you even more, any more systematic. Number one I read to learn, I need I am learning. I am reading to learn right for example, give me something Quran taught you, not your mother, not life, not experience.

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Quran taught you something what does the Quran touch

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upon Allah because that was the

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main theme for this is not convention. Okay, but does the Quran

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the Quran taught you? Yes. I'm talking about the Quran itself. Something you read in the Quran. And you said I learned it.

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Si, si, si, si si look at you.

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You know,

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me once Jana all the time.

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Okay, beautiful. So Quran taught me that something called Janna Paradise, and the Quran taught me the beauty of it and made me long good for it. So I am so number one. I am reading the Quran to learn

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if I did not read the Quran, I didn't know there is hellfire. Yeah, if I take it simple, don't want you to leave. It's very simple. In the beginning, remember, we are still on the shore. We didn't even go snorkeling yet we're still on the shore. So I I read the Quran I learned that is Prophets.

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I read the Quran there is I learned there is other people lived before us. I learned the Quran and I learned there's something called water and there's something called See, there's Earth and there's mountains. Don't you see this star stars. So number one is to learn. Number two

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is to act by what we learned.

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So I learned so the moment I learned something, I put it to practice, you put the work for you put it the last one.

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Take something simple that you learn from the Quran, and then you start practicing. Right for example, honey,

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right honey sample we all love honey, why? Most people will answer this why we love honey.

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Or exactly everybody will answer this because it's mentioned in the Quran. And it is she thought and it is an app medicine a cure. Everybody knows this. I'm giving you very simple things as we go shall Allah will show us even deeper. But so I learned I put it to practice then the question comes in, do you use honey

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daily? Because Allah said so then yes, you you put the knowledge to practice

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on us and even like we know when when something or anybody comes as Oh, no honey is harmful. I was like, I'm sorry.

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No, don't even talk about it. He she only does Allah sent category Clear, clear word she fought cure he in it, cure to people, clear word. So number one I learned number two, I

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practice number three, which is very nice. I read the Quran to talk to Allah.

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To have this personal dialogue with Allah. Think of this. Now the

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These days we lost these. Remember the days when we used to have used to have mail? Remember, I mean now these days I'm sure very, very soon there will be no mail box anymore. Right and the homes but remember I can then your mother is in India and Pakistan your mother your your sister is wherever back and you're waiting for that for that for that letter and then the letter comes in and you open the letter and then you keep reading and you keep breathing you keep reading you read it but you still keep reading these days there is no a lot of these days is what is messages. And it's never been erased. Those messages were stays there in the phone. And I keep reading and reading why?

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Because you will love not what they are saying.

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Could be but mainly because you will love the person who sent it

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true or false was like oh, this is from my best friend. I haven't seen her for years. I mean, think of the people you love my goal. reading the Quran should be more agile to Allah I'm reading His words that he sent it to me

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and it's on a personal level monada is like the

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private personal talk with Allah would love.

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So that's number three. Number four is to further reward

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when we say why do you read the Quran because I want to reward should not be number one, it's always there hamdulillah four is And number five, why do you read the Quran which this is underused?

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As an as a form of cure medicine, Quran itself, she felt

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she felt so I need to put this in front of me. You know what I'm saying? We are we are living in a day and time where

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I need to know why I'm doing this it has to be very clear. And I have to schedule everything and I have to plan everything this is how we are living these days right we all have lists will do to from this time to this do the same thing for the Quran. So Allah subhanaw taala remove this layer and take you to the deeper one and you start reading it because you want to know more and because you're enjoying it like when you're diving and people says done with time is like no no let me see one more. That's what I want. When I am having the Quran I don't want to stop reading Subhan Allah it's something this morning brought to my high end I was thinking so he knows man you all know this when

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he read the whole Quran in one Rocha. This is a very famous well known it's he was seen in hingeless smile the whole night. The whole Quran in one Rocha in one, the only time they saw him doing prostration is security now when the idea comes in that we are any as a son that we will go for prostration that tells you when I think of this when I when I reflect on this this is among all your loved one who is enjoying reading, enjoying reading and compare you and me when we are internal. We're the Imam that took two pages and he's going to the third half if not, almost everybody is like when is he going to say Allahu Akbar.

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So mana Dracula, so the reason when I put in my again when I opened the Quran, even write that down, I am reading it number one to learn, thrown about everything. Actually one of the things Quran teaches you

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is yourself, me. Because if you expose yourself and you bring yourself to the Quran, especially when it comes to the idea of characters, we have dealings with each other, or the art of giving. And then you bring yourself and say is this is me,

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is this is me, especially if Allah is praising that character is me. So ale teaches me about Allah teaches me about this dunya teaching me about the Hereafter. And teaching me about me, really teaches you about the other people. Other people meaning I am learning I'm reading to read to know what's my friend look like or the other? No, it's about to me. Number two is to practice everything you learn. Like for example, one of you told me the last I've read that comes to your mind.

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Or today yesterday last week.

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It's something you read very and it's sticking stayed in your mind and give me the meaning doesn't have to give me the eyes.

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Okay, infallibility SMSC No, Alamo Maya we are gonna edify reality SSC. Push away harm with the best way. Nakata Allah said this is the Fabula at SMC push the harm in the best way you can.

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Meaning someone is harming me, already harmed me as someone harmed you and what is the usual way of harming us we woman by

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backbiting somebody talked about you, or somebody then action and you're hurt. The Quran tells me Edie fabulosity here, as I say, push this home or responded to this harm, not with retaliation

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in the best way you can.

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And this depends who you are, who you and I are.

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I mean, no way in the Quran will say push it in the same way. Right? Allah sent it to a desert will say, Yeah, I didn't say yeah, Temecula. And another part of the heart says that the reward the reward, or the punishment of a harm is the same way. But the the order came to the soiree sought to push harm in the best way. So when someone say something not good about you,

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how do I respond?

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If I learn this, I learned, I'm going to practice it. Maybe in the beginning, I'm not there yet. In the beginning, I'm just going to struggle not to say a word. Let's assume it was horrible. And I'm going to say, You know what, I'm just going to control my funk. I'm not going to answer an answer means not only talking message, email, whatever. And then as I go more and more, I'm going to learn to nothing stays in my heart. As I go more and more and more and then as I read more and more, and learn more and more and more, I am going to even do more.

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So in Quran I am reading it to learn, I am not reading it only because it's the word of Allah learn. Practice. Give me another ayah because that's what's gonna make you think of any other if you read

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in English.

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Law Hey Salah we caffeine out there. Isn't Allah enough for his servant? And the answer should be Balaiah McAfee? Yes. Oh my Lord, you're enough more than enough. And Allah says saying this is Zuma Allah saying this in a question for Alexa log cabin? Abda isn't Allah enough for you?

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We all know the I think most of you know the meaning. If not maybe exactly the word. Then I learned this, then I should say yes, Allah has enough for me. Meaning enough, I'm all Muslim and Allah gave it to me. Enough. Absolutely.

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And then the hammer than a hammer it comes in when I say La sallahu B calf and the I am not worried about my future. I am not worried about my system, because I lock AFI Allah will take care of me. Now comes your taco here comes out, because if you get the point, so you read number one, and you read the eye and keep repeating the eye, and we're going to come to this inshallah later on, is that one of the keys for you keep repeating the eye. That's why you're hearing these stories about the Sahaba the righteous people stays repeating the eye. And again and again. Why? Because the eye starts hitting you and hitting you and hitting you with a lobby cabinet hub that then you're going

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to start remembering things came in your life and you did not practice a lot of recovery.

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And you did not really practice that was enough for me. And then Allah will show you know, maybe sometimes you did as you repeat. So I will learn practice. I read the Quran to learn to practice for the reward and for the private in special moment between me and Allah subhanaw taala and the last thing is for the cure, rarely we use it for cure. Rarely we use Quran for cure unfortunately, we don't we use we did it for the dead, but we don't read it for the for the living people, which is amazing. I mean everybody read it for the dead Alhamdulillah but for the living and it is cure. So to summarize this before the motto is love the Quran. Remember the goals of the Quran.

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The best way to to learn

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deeper meaning is to read and you have memorized it. So for example, you you memorize which everybody I'm sure Kalia you have cafiero. Right? Corolla who read all who Allahu Ahad and you want to understand the meaning and you are not reading the Quran out of memory. Because sometimes, especially when you stops in it, it's going to make you focus on the eye itself. The best way to understand the Quran number one is to read it in the night, in the night sauna in the nicer weather you read if you're not a half upgraded, read, even if it's a page

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and keep repeating this in a whole week, repeated again. So now you've learned and it's a law recap lab. You should go home today and start reading at least a lot of caffeine after the whole week.

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And think of Allah subhanaw taala of course will test you and me He made you say this because there's going to be a test very soon and most of us the test comes and goes and we don't even know there was a test their luck with text will test me and you Alex Allahu Katherina is an Allah has enough for you.

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So keep repeating it, keep repeating it, keep repeating it till you will get to the meaning of it. So the third dub word, the reflection the meaning of the Quran is this is what I am going to say again and again, is it's not impossible. It is something possible it is something doable. I need to remove the first obstacle that says the Quran is hard. Because what do you tell your child? When he says math is very difficult? Right? What do you say to them? You Oh, what do you tell? Hmm. Right said practice. Other people can do it then you can do it. Right? Your wall say the span Allah. Everybody say this, right? You don't like it? You don't have to like everything you do.

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Right? Subhanallah the right now when it comes to the Quran, that obstacle was right there. And I say I can't, I can't I don't know what I am reading. I don't put the effort if I ask every one of us, myself included, how much effort I and you put to learn things about dunya

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about life driving, that I was born, I don't know how to drive, then to go to school or you had someone to teach you. Right? And it was difficult in the beginning. So scared to go into that highway. Remember, I still remember the first time I had to go through the exit. I was like, Yo Allah make it easy. Right? Now it's a piece of cake.

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Same thing. Everything in the beginning is difficult, but then it will get easier. In take home today message is number one, learn the concept of loving the Quran. Love it.

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The relationship should change from just it's the word of Allah and I'm gonna get the reward to a relationship of love. And how do you love someone?

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Right? By knowing it

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how do you love someone? You don't know anybody. I'm not talking about deep, deep love and just get to know someone. Right? If you know that that's something or that person is good for you. Right? Did something good for you? I'm sorry.

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So the love relationship is something that's good to me. I know for a fact that I just shared with you and you all agreed I know for a fact the Quran is good for me. Right? I don't I doubt anyone dispute this fact that the Quran is good for me. I just need to say it's good for me and move my relationship even ask Allah Subhana Allah make me love your words. Make me love your words, make me have a daily relationship with my words. I say this to my son before anyone, if every Muslim, look at the phone, may Allah forgive me for this, but just to make look at the Quran the same amount of time he looks or she looks at the phone.

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How often will read the Quran in a day?

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The average person look at their phones in a day. How many times

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150 times 150 times? No. Yeah, it was a study about 150 times.

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Every time you know, everybody has like obsession, there is no message. Because your phone is now on vibration. Your phone is on the ring.

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And then you keep checking well there's nothing that you keep checking. It's power run. So So move it to a relationship off of love. Number one, number two is I'm reading it to learn. And number three, I am learning I am leading to practice. I'm reading it to have this relationship personal with Allah subhanaw taala. And I am doing it also for a cure. Remember that our shaitan is going to be standing there preventing you and always out to lunch at origin especially when you get distracted. When reading the Quran, get distracted, always go back and say, Oh, the blemish ethology. It's extremely helpful. I know how doable this in here is to have a group and this to you

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and one person. Yeah, there's a lot of groups these days. I don't doubt if anybody doesn't have at least two or three groups on WhatsApp. But there was a group two or three people locked up to two or three people. And then you say you know every day, I'm gonna read an IOU with an eye and I read and I have like three people. And I'm going to share the meaning you share the meaning you share the meaning and you consistent keep doing this keep doing this in a year how much you have learned.

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Because one day you will put the other day that she posted the other day she puts so that our holiday costs a TA do that in front

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have like a group group get together for something here. I want to read it for you out. Yeah, exactly. It's two things I want him to allow me to me remember this is a tablet in banana also like a saint or a very righteous people. He said, I struggled with the Quran. He knows Arabi. And he's a very righteous person. And he said I struggled with the Quran Kabataan Khurana Srinivasan 20 years, I struggled with the Quran, I wrestled actually, if you want to use even better, I wrestled with the Quran for 20 years, meaning one time I went one time, the Quran meaning me meaning my neffs Rasul the Quran for 20 years, then

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10am To be here Shiness and then I enjoyed it for 20 years.

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So I struggled for 20 years, and I wrestled with the Quran between minus and the Quran for 20 years, and then I

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started to enjoy it. There's a hadith of rasool Allah is AutoSum. Probably this is the first time I read this hadith. And he says RSRS AutoSum said, he asked his Sahaba don't you witness? Don't you bear witness that Allah is the only God and they said yes. And he said, Don't you bear witness why Rasool La La

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La La.

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So rasa is salatu salam said the following this hadith is on Bharani when you said Don't you were witness that I don't you bear witness Allah is the garden no God, other than him. They said yes. And he said, Don't you bear witness that I am Rasul Allah? And he saw to us and they said, Yes, we do. And he says, Don't you bear witness that this Quran came from Allah? They said, Yes, we do. And he this is the what is a pilot. Perhaps you have glad tidy, good news. Be happy. This Quran

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has two ends.

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One end is in the hands of Allah and the other end is in your hands. So how long this Quran has two ends one and protocol Via de la. One end is in Allah's hand, and the other one Ouattara for the ad and the other end is in your hand. But Temasek will be hold tight to it. And once you do that, you will never perish and you will never be losers and you will never lose. Hold Stuart Hall's to it and holding to it is number one is is to know what is there. Number two is to read it. Number three is to know what I am reading. Number four is to practice it. And all this comes in by knowing is the words of ALLAH, I need to love it. And as we go Inshallah, in this series, we're going to know what

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is the keys How do I get to all this? And then in sha Allah Allah wills

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We'll start going through the sewers. Just the main meaning of the sewers as we did, I think 1012 years ago, bringing this back again to us because this is something we always have to learn again and again. Does that come along hydrants 100 Kilometer overhanging a shadow and stuff.

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So a lot let's say Mohammed whether it was Harvey to Sleeman Kathira