Philosophy of Fasting #22
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oh one who sleeps stand up bendy, Claire the 1717
Assalamualaikum and a very warm welcome to the philosophy of fasting Bismillah R Rahman Rahim Al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil Alameen. All praises due to Allah, peace and blessings be upon Muhammad, the last prophet and messenger of Allah. As always, it's my ultimate pleasure to welcome Dr. hyperthermal old dad to the studio, as salaam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato. Thanks so much for joining us in the studio does. You know Dr. I'm overwhelmed by working with you and I'm finding this you know, magnificent. We have some great opportunities to talk about, you know, the philosophy of fasting. I want to take some time today to talk about you know, the prayer at night, especially,
Tara, we're, I want to pick up on these points. Dr.
Bismillah R Rahman r Rahim o salat wa salam ala Rasulillah.
The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, the one who observes the family during the month of Ramadan, in the whole month of Ramadan, he will have all his previous sins forgiven. And also the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said the one who observes Qiyamah late during labor to look further than I have power, he will have all his sins forgiven. So the month of Ramadan is a special month to increase Ibadah in general, and to increase Quran recitation of Quran as we mentioned previously, and also to increase PM. It is the month of CIN and clear, as this caller said is the month of fasting and prayer tonight. So prayer tonight is a special for the month of Ramadan. And
prayer tonight in general. Just if you Yes, it's just genuinely prayer tonight.
You know is is Subhanallah prayer or tonight is a very important act that we missed. Yes. You know when the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam migrated from Mecca to Medina.
And he wanted to address people just before he entered Makkah. So he wants to tell them that this is my manifesto. Because the Prophet salallahu Alaihe Salam when he was migrating from Mecca to Medina, he came to Medina and he knows that he will be their leader. Yes, okay. He will. He will be the leader of the people of Medina, he will be the head of the state, you will not just be a prophet, he will be a prophet, he is a Prophet salallahu Alaihe Salam, of course, and he will be what he will be the head of the medina state elite, he will be the leader of the Islamic State in Medina. So when the people received the Prophet salallahu Alaihe Salam, they received him and in their minds, that
he will be the head of the state. So they want to see what is he going to say? And the people who left to witness to deliver the Prophet sallallahu alayhi salam surely to receive the Prophet salallahu Alaihe Salam, yes, there were Muslims and non Muslims, because, you know, in Madina, Munawwara there were many other communities other than the Muslims, yes, it is a multicultural society, multi faith society. So there were Muslims, and there were who there were Jews in particular. So some Jews went to see the Prophet salallahu Alaihe Salam as well. And one of them was Abdullah Hebrew Salam, before he accepted Islam. Yes. And he said, I went to see the Prophet
salallahu Alaihe Salam when he came to Medina, and I was looking at his face. And once I saw his face, I realized that this is not a face of Allah. Yes. Subhanallah by seeing the Prophet salallahu Alaihe Salam, the person admits that this is a true a genuine face. It cannot be a face of Allah. Yeah.
So Abdullah bin Salam said the first statement that I heard from the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was, I Yohannes all people, not all believers, all people, yes, spread Salem,
provide food, share food, and Solu Vilain, or nurse who kneel, pray at night, while people are asleep
Subhanallah now the prophet who is the head of a state sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is addressing people to provide food, to, to extend salam to provide food and to pray at night. What is this prayer tonight going to do for this state? The Islamic State? Yes.
Can you see this? Exactly? This is something amazing, because we will be fear failing, if we are not attached to Allah, Allah, Allah. Yes. And if we are attached to Allah deliver Hydra, then we will be successful in all of our matters, including the social matters, political matters, economical matters. Yes. And that's why Allah Allah Allah says, without an M, and we're taco de la him Bella Catherine, Minister Manuel, how did the people of the towns fear Allah and have Taqwa we will have open what the baraka of heavens and earth. So, once people devote themselves and being connected to Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah will provide them with this side it was studied Allah you
learn as a Luca, it is hard not to command your family to observe Salah
and be patient have Saba, we will provide you so that salah, their Salah in general and in particular, the salah tonight is a source of mercy in the Africa of course, and in the dunya in particular, it is a source of baraka of provision for all of us, it is a source of instability. And the key thing it is what it is one of the most beloved act to Allah de la la. Look in the other Hadith, Hadith Bilal or the Allahu anhu, that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, Allah you can be a young lady stick tokuyama Lane,
for it is the above facade of him it is the habit of the pious people,
the pious people who came before you, and it is according to Allah, Allah Allah, it is something that draws you closer to Allah, Allah Allah and woman had to analyze him and he stops you from doing bad deeds of course, and also eight wives you will say that it removes your say definitely and it is not only this, it is a cure Subhanallah Wilma provided to lead that analgesia. It is a cure for your illnesses. Definitely this is what clearly spatula, see. The prophets Allah wa sallam said if you stick to a family, yes because it is the Sunnah is the habit of the righteous people before you and it is a quarterback. It is an act that makes you closer to Allah, Allah Allah and it is an act that
stops you prevents you from doing bad deeds of sins. And it is also a it is an act that will help you to remove your sins, it will wipe out your sins definitely and it is what a cure for your body. What else we want other than that, exactly handler it combines between the benefits of the dunya and the benefits of the Fira. Exactly, and it is amazing by the way to see that pm late as we are talking about philosophy definitely of fasting and the other acts that we need to do in fasting that the Prophet sallahu wa sallam said about Liam lane is what a cure for the body,
a cure for the body. Now, there are many research and and scientific facts or scientific studies that confirm that waking up at night and doing some physical activities is very helpful for your body. In fact, I read one study that says it is not advisable for the person to sleep for a long period of time.
or longer than four hours, it is good for the person to wake up after four hours off asleep and to do some activities for 1015 minutes at least
partial loss per hour which is what? Which is pm late. Yes. In Ramadan in particular because you mentioned telawi Yes, you know tarawih is a very,
very healthy exercise definitely. And
as we are talking about it
let me just mention this, although it is a personal experience now, I had a personal pain in my back, okay, I had it a long time ago. And subhanAllah Ramadan was about to come. And I said, I want to be able to do a lot of Rocco and sujood, because of this slipped disc that I had, okay. So I said if I pray in a sitting position, I'll get half of the reward. And it is very embarrassing for me as a young person to pray in a sitting position. So I started to pray Taraweeh with the people, and that he was standing up, believe me, when Allah he, at the end of the month of Ramadan, most of the difficulties that I found in my back because of this slip disc has gone Subhanallah SubhanAllah.
Very, very useful exercise, definitely this young lady and doing a lot of Roku and sudo, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi salam confirm this, we do not need See, once the Prophet Salah Salem confirmed it for us finished Exactly. But the prophets I seldom mentioned those things in order for us to be encouraged to submit more and to be devoted more. However, we don't need those, we don't need to learn about the physical benefits or the dunya benefits for pm Lail in order for us to do a clear Malayan because the reward that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam told us about the family is more important than the you can say the dunya benefits, the worldly benefits that we get from
Subhanallah Well, you know, doctor, it's amazing, you know, we're about pushed on time there. So I just want to reflect on the, the, you know, the story that you told us before we go to a quick break by saying Subhanallah you had a back pain and by the end of Ramadan, because compeltely Subhan because of Tarawa. And by the way, there are some studies that confirm that the other than Chromolaena Tarawih prayer in particular in Ramadan is a very healthy practice. Definitely during the month of Ramadan definitely I agree with you all will pick up on that right after the break. Dr. And so stay tuned. We're just gonna take a quick break. Assalamualaikum Welcome, my dad.
Assalamualaikum and a very warm welcome back to the philosophy of fasting.
Well, Doctor, before the break, we were talking about the importance of the night prayer. And, you know, subhanAllah we found out some interesting facts. So let's take it a bit further now and talk about you know, the Pacific Tarawih prayer itself. Now salatu salam ala Rasulillah just before that if you allow me because there are so many virtues of the of course and we really need to encourage our brothers and sisters definitely do observe family as much as they can. Not only in Ramadan, but even outside the month of Ramadan. Okay. You know, one of the companions leucite And this is a Hadith confirmed in Sahih Muslim said that the Prophet sallallahu Sallam described the agenda for us
and then the prophets Allah Allah had sent him when he was describing gender for us, he said v harmala. You know, well done and sent me to an alpha para kabhi Basha in the Jana there are things that you have never heard of. There are things that you have never seen in your life. There are things that you cannot even think of that you have never thought of Subhanallah imagine.
See, we have seen all types of beautiful things in this life. Yes, we have seen countries that are very green, very nice. Rivers, good weather. We have heard about countries like this. We have thought of, for example, beautiful countries like this
We have thought of countries with full or facilities, yes full of leisure full of enjoyment, amusement, etc we have thought about these things we have thought about or also a very beautiful life luxury life facilities in our life technology, good houses, big properties, and so on.
In Jana, yes, there are things that we never thought of. We never imagined, we have never seen. We have never heard of Subhan Allah.
Then the Prophet sallallahu alayhi salam said,
when he was talking about to Jana, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam read the title of Juno, boohoo manual, nobody had to own the home home from what women now rose up in our home, you and your own fella, Lambo Neff soon Maha here the home meaning of what you just can we are Subhan Allah Subhan Allah, when the Prophet SAW Allah mentioned those things, then he decided this ayah today Jaffa you know
as if the prophet saw them, wanted to tell us if you want to get to this, do this, what is that mentioned tune two things. Or you can say three things to Java, you know, boom. And then mobile idea means they do not they leave their beds, to do them late.
They leave their beds, to do them lay their beds, the bed is lovely, especially if you are tired, if you aren't sleepy, is very lovely. But when you keep yourself away from the bed in order to do few raka ataur Allah Allah Allah Allah to do a bad for Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah will give you that the agenda and whatever the prophets I send them disclosed in gender.
That was the first condition to the Java you know, boom annual Maharaja, you're the owner of the Hong Kong film water ma while they are standing for prayer bore, they are leaving their prayers in order to make dua a half Allah Jalla wa Ala. And that's why I appeal to my brothers and sisters, that in order for them to get trained to pray tonight in general, outside the month of Ramadan, what do they need to do?
I know it is difficult in the beginning for those who never prayed tonight to start praying tonight. I advise them to start waking up in the middle of the night. Yes. In the middle of the night. Just wake up. And when you wake up just to stand, sit in your bed, sit and just make a sterile fall.
Yes, this is in the beginning. So in the middle of the night it is calm.
And maybe no one is worshipping Allah, Allah Allah at that time, say a star for Allah, a star for Allah, a stone for Allah. Or you. Oh Allah, You are the greatest just to reflect upon this. Yes. And do this regularly.
Okay, for a few, maybe days, weeks, believe me after some time. If you don't do it, you will miss it. I understand. If you don't do it, you will miss it because it is, as they say, although I don't like to use that word frequently. It's very spiritual. Yes, very spiritual principle, spiritual moment, I understand the time is calm.
No one is awake. And at that time, the heavens full of melodica and most importantly, Allah, Allah Allah descended, descended for you. Yes, so she stopped for Allah Subhan Allah, Allah and then go to bed.
Or if you want to do the other Hadith Hadith, Amma when the Prophet SAW Selim, Sal Buhari said, Mantar, Romina lake, the one who wakes up at night, and said Subhan Allah Al Hamdulillah, Allah Allah Allah Allah Allahu Akbar. Hola Hola, La Quwata illa biLlah and illa Llah Allahu la sharika hula hula Mukalla will handle who Allah Coalition for the very simple
whether you start with this or that, yes, La ilaha IL Allah Allah Allah, Allah Allah, Allah Allah will him do who Allah coalition to the extra panel low and hamdulillah Leila and Allah Allahu Akbar. Hola, hola, La Quwata illa Villa or if you add Willa Hello La Quwata illa biLlah and allele Alfie. And this hadith in Sahih Bukhari
And then you make dua, Allah Who will accept your DUA, if you pray after that Allah Who will accept your prayer. So, whether you say this, or you just make yourself out this is very spiritual and this is the stepping stone. Yes. Then after that,
after once you get used to it, go to the toilet, make wudu
and come back, just to pray to Raka and do Andraka as waiters, yes. Okay, three rockers to Raka and make teslim and add one raka if it is difficult for you in the beginning just to pray one worker, and I advise that once you are doing one or I can just do a lot of dua in sujood during sujood
or Allah forgive me, oh Allah make me a righteous person.
Oh Allah, make me a devote a devoted person to worship you more and more. Or Allah. I remember on that day that I committed the big sin and major sin.
I lied on someone, or maybe I have violated this rule. Maybe I swear at someone, or maybe I saw a haram thing, I watched haram thing, or I did something bad. So Allah forgive me.
start doing this until you get used to it. And then after a definite increase in my D respect to the brothers and sisters Wallahi if you get used to it, and one time you miss it, you will feel that you missed something valuable in your life, and you will regret it. We have heard some righteous people. A friend of mine told me about an elderly person he knew of. And one time he was talking about the importance of a bladder, and he was talking about someone else. And it seems that he was talking about himself right that one night he missed the young lady years ago, and distill until now, he feels that he missed something big Subhanallah and that's why the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa
sallam used to observe a young lady on a daily basis, he used to pray 10 rocker and the waiter 13 or 10 Raka and one rocker either total of either the rocker or standard King rocker. The Prophet SAW Selim used to pray this
all of the days as a shot of the Allahu Allah and confirmed and whenever he missed that and he missed pm live in a very few occasions. The Prophet Salah Salem used to compensate that or make that up after Sherlock after daytime and the whole time. What does that mean? It shows us the importance of the young lady. So just before we I know you're rushing, we are rushing, okay because of time. See, that the prophets Allah Selim read Tete Jaffa Judo boom and in my body, he had the Hong Kong from Atlanta, when we met, on our honeymoon feel good. This is the second or third thing that the IRS mentioned. When we Moroccanoil whom you don't feel goon means they used to spend so for the sake
of Allah, Allah, Allah and in sha Allah, I hope that we will have one complete episode to talk about the importance of a charity for sure. And
for sure, after that, Allah, Allah Allah says, fell out of here the humming poverty in Georgia and B mankind We have maroon Marshall, no one we do know what has been kept. For them, definitely will be the coolness and the tranquility of their eyes martial. Why? Because of what they used to do, and in particular, those three things the young lady do and southern martial law. Thank you so much, Doctor, again, it's ultimate pleasure to have you in the studio. And then Charla, we're going to have an a complete episode on you know, everything that you'd like. Thank you so much doctors.
Until next time, dear viewers, I'll leave you in the safe care of Allah Assalamu alaikum Welcome, my dad.