Hamza Yusuf – Self-Knowledge #9 Towards A Qur’Anic Anthropology

Hamza Yusuf
AI: Summary © The transcript discusses the potential for genetic and environmental factors to affect one's health and the importance of good genes and the potential for genetic and environmental factors to affect one's health. The afterlife of the Prophet operation is highlighted, with the hope of a bounty of wealth and success, and heavy letters are used to describe the process of creation and destruction of the soul. The transformation of Islam is also discussed, with the hope of a bounty of wealth and success.
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Bismillah R Rahman r Rahim Osawa tools was cinema. Rasool Allah, He will be human why that but 100 R la mala and Milena Lama I lived in Canada I didn't when I came along that aluminum Iron Throne on Vancouver Island and I was in there Enma a lot of studying a foothold out of the topia for Saudi here in Whitefield in the municipality or woman of Hatha II. Woman appdata

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Hamdulillah. So

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I'm going to inshallah try to get through what I planned on doing. I actually spent yesterday translating this last two chapters, because it's, they're so

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extraordinary and I didn't want to just translate them like I'm doing this which is more

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just extemporaneously. I mean, I've read this book several times, so I'm comfortable with it, but

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and I read it with a really solid scholar as well, so

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we're not gonna know him. So he says, Some of devoutness the reason why human beings

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have to find out so to find out, you know, our differences dissimilarities, they're there. They're basically

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when Allah says you will not see in his Christian any to fail what he means the creation is equal in its creativeness. So there's, there's no dissimilarities. Everything is equal. And it's being that it shares in being. And then the tomatoes is with the what he prefers, he prefers some things over other things. But in in B, it's like, we're all equal before the law is that concept, and we should be in a just government. Everybody should be equal before the law, but people aren't equal in terms of their merit in terms of what they do with their lives. So he's going to explain why there's inequality amongst human beings.

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So he says, as well, that IQ is subject to us. Yeah, there's seven reasons for this. That Oh, what are we did fmcgs Without Athena. The first are the differences in there, the massage in the composite nature of the person. So

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if you have a choleric nature, you're going to be more inclined to study than somebody with a sanguine nature.

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So your nature is going to determine certain things.

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It will handicap you in some ways, and then it will give you a advantages. And the other because sanguine has advantages over choleric, and other things. So he's talking about these humors, which, if you want a really interesting modern interpretation of them, because they are valid, they might not be

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to the degree that say that.

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GALEN understood them. But it was even Cena who introduced a lot of the psychological qualities of the humors. So Galen looked at them from the actual fluids that showed up and it was based on these fluids when people get sick, the different types of sicknesses. In any case, he so he says what could happen

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and also the difference in there in there. That could be physiognomy. So it's basically it could also mean character, but it's really here. He's talking about the actual physiognomy of a person. You know how they're built.

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We'll come up with Shira if you might, Yoruba and Allah to analemma or the Harpa Adam Amara and to her the pub, the two men Cooley Arden Ibnu Adam and Appodeal to unity her German hombre Hammar what appealed to us what was sad, what hasn't? What are you have it? So this had this very interesting Hadith which I will download, and Tirmidhi relates from our Musashi, he says that, when ALLAH SubhanA wa Tada desire to create the Adam,

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he commanded that there'll be

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a Abduh, which is a handful of from all over the earth.

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So the children of Adam come based on the places where that Earth was gathered. So he's he said, and from that, you see red people, white people, black people, easy people, difficult people based on the type of dirt terrain.

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Good good people.

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By Yep, and hobbies, people that are very fecund in their in their productivity and other people that aren't because there's Earth that doesn't produce much. What you didn't actually have that show

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Hola Hola, Olivia poverty el Bella daata eak Rojo number two Hobi neurobehavioral Lily hub with La Nikita. So the a good place, right?

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A good

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place is like good

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that the only thing that will come out of it is good. Right? So better data Yep, yeah, who's gonna battle who didn't hear a B. So it produces good agriculture. Whereas a a place that hubitat that it's, it's not a beneficial place, then nothing comes out of it of any benefit.

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And then he says, oh, under the us overcome our ham kaliesha he fashions you in your wounds in the wounds of your mother's as he as he pleases you in other words, in terms of you're going to have this genetic material. So min North Vietnam charge. So all that machine age, that Allah subhanaw taala mentions in Surah, two insan that's inserted in sand by the way. So it says the note five which is singular, is is is is unshared, which is plural. This is very unusual in Arabic, to have this it's considered an ich cod by the commentators. But it's because the notre is made of DNA from all of your female ancestor from all the

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maternal side, all the way back to Adam. And then from all the maternal side all the way back down, and then the prophesy sent in, in a hadith and Imam Ahmed Musa, he said that all of a person's ancestors participate in his coming into being from Adam, all the way down to your parents. So this, I mean, this is really extraordinary knowledge that the prophesy son was was given about all these different things. And so that's the that's, that's, that's the first reason he gives and we would call that today genetics.

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So people differ based on their genetic background. And we don't choose that we can't choose that there's people that have really good genes, we say, Oh, he's got good genes, and then there's people that really suffer a lot because of weak genes.

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So that's

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Allah subhanaw taala does whatever Allah pleases and we should be grateful with what we were given. But that is a consideration you should have compassion for people. You know, it gives you more reason if especially if you're healthy. Although there are reasons in on the ELMO piano the Healthy People actually envy all the sick people

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didn't Yeah.

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With then he acted worried and worried any for Salah what a facade. The second is the house you grew up in, is the quality of your parents, from their righteousness or their corrupt nature. So if you grew up in a corrupt house, it's gonna have a huge impact on you. And that's why the sin of righteous children of children from righteous parents is worse with Allah than the sin of children who come out of a bad house

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if you had righteous parents that raised you properly and then you go against that, no excuse with God where as somebody who grew up in an environment where they weren't raised with proper understanding then there's more wiggle room there

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so then he's he says so

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that he can handle in Santa Margarita Mina appleway He atheroma Houma la him in Jumeirah Sierra, he could inherit from the parents also. So not only is there the just growing up in the house, but there's also a kind of weird author and you see this in I saw this very clear in Mauritania it's well known that so many of the righteous scholars, their sons, have have that quality even in memory, and ability to learn and things like that. So you'll see this so that's a really interesting point that he's making.

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Fun Hello.

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Man, Jimmy CRRT. We're hooky we're Kirby. From good character and also bad character come a yeti through will Shabba had Tahoma he helped a team just as they will inherit the resemblance in their in their physiognomy. So you see, oh, that he looks just like his dad or he looks just like his. She looks just like her mother or she looks just like our father. Right.

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That's like George Bernard Shaw.

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A very beautiful woman proposed to him and she said, just think of our children. You know, with your brains and my looks, he said my concern would be if they got my looks and your brains

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And then Allah Subhan Allah to Allah Subhana Allah Allah Jota Anna, what cannot Oklahoma salejaw Their father was righteous. That was the seventh grandfather.

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According to the tafsir so because that that man was righteous Allah wanted good for the children. Now there's a there's a what's called mo FOMO and Mohan alpha, which he gets into. So yeah here, one NFP rule ya know part of it Torah in either the two Barak two in Baraka Tila Deborah will batana sabya. So, it's written in the Torah and the prophets had a hadith. And then it is right you'll wonder how much you can quote the Bible and not feel any difficulty in that Prophet permitted quoting the Bible. So he said, it said in the Torah, that I, if I'm pleased, I bless and my blessing will reach the seventh generation

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with us Lanto but if I'm angry, then they get the Lana and my lat Latin 80 which is the you know, it's that good isn't is not wanted for them that will reach the seventh generation to be an adult and a hero. Ashara Ludacris would Insano Utakata puppy, yep, Katha Romo Ruth. And so this important. It's not the sin because we know that his hero was rotten was atomizer okra no so bears the sins of another soul, but the effects of the sins.

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So the effects of the sins are inherited.

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And this is why a lot of what's happening in the Muslim world are for things that were done 100 years ago.

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Many of the problems the betrayal that happened

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but these are the children that have to

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to bear the burden of the effects of those sins, the alliances that were made, the treacheries the betrayals, all these things that happened the fifth column there were all these fifth columns in the Muslim world that enabled the colonialists to do what they did so these are all problems

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so that's the the

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and also the the Torah says also that the you know a son is not it has the same because that's the the Asahi Brahim letter a letter zero was no sit so bears the sins of the prophets I sent him said that the the the illegitimate child even Xena, I mean, they don't even use that word anymore. I don't know what they say no child born out of wedlock, then these aren't even acceptable terms today, I don't think but you know what's traditionally called even though haram which is the child of an unsanctified.

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That child the prophesy Sam said law Yeah, middle men wisdom wizardry above way Hema che, like, he does not carry the sin of the tube, nothing of the sin of the two parents.

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But he gets the effects of the sin.

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There, it's my crew for them to lead the prayer even if they become scholars, you know, so these are the effects of the sin, but that person, him or herself does not have the sin and now we have people are going to come into Islam who don't have, you know, lineage or parents. One of the things yet on Darwin BIA told me, which I think is the proper thing he said if their parents were in a common law, like it wasn't just you know, if they know their father and they were in a common law relationship, he said we should consider them of lineage.

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Yeah, because it's become like an order in the culture

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so this with 32 ft Rafa Mata Tikona Minho, not far olatuja Tikona min Hawara do a demo thumbs Olivia Tara Baby, what's the next one is the nutrition

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of the mother. So, the type of nutrition that she was getting, and we know now, that even IQs are less you know, for people that have malnutrition is a major cause of of problems of developmental problems in the children. So so the healthy woman is very important to Ethiopia has a levy magical women who will hope that he would he had a palata high yield Loli notifii Come in, at the SAS. So choose where you you you plant your seed, because it's going to have an effect so the womb is very important that type of womb that will carry the seed but seed also baccata nag hottie Sona Fetty Andorra the comb any of that oh HERSA who? The one who mates

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is a farmer so look where one of you plants his seed

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and the prophets I sent them also said what? Yeah, er como Hydra demon, Peter Malhotra demon and Mara Tula hasna of iman Betty Sue.

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That the beware of the

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it's it's the Hydra is something green and beautiful like a foliage. That's beautiful but Dimon is a bad source. So it's saying

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you know, somebody could be really you could be very attracted to them, they very charming, but look at their home, what type of house they came from, because that will have a lot to do with the type of character they're going to have and how they're going to behave. So those are very important. So he said Mr. Atul has now among them the man that the suit is it's a beautiful woman in a from a bad home. A rabbit lifted Romanian happy to be human or robot monthly been mapa. Sorry. So that I think then he's saying it's that that one, the third one is going to be more than the genetics.

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Yeah, because the fourth one is, is the actual nutrition.

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So I think that would go with the first one, just from a different perspective. He's looking at the you know, the, the quality of the mother in particular. And then this one, if Tara who may and after that we human or Radha monthy been matam Allah the Euro baby. What detect here are Radha Radha Oh, you'll take it off the bat. So the province of SLM said wet nursing will change the character and there's a heavy ecommerce watch out for the the simpleton wet nurse because then had to had the because she's giving more than and we know there's a there's a study that was done

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by the Israelis actually about just the quality of the the breast milk and the the time. So up to a year there was actually the intelligence was higher in the child if they got breast milk for up to a year. After that, they said it was negligible the difference but they did a broad study on this on the importance of breast milk in terms of of intelligence. What Jaime swift did what why did he do DB him with titanium? We'll talk to him with that with him. That has an 80 workability for Happel worry the other worried any other we'll add our short end we are happy with that he will tell we the fella come on interviews, Eliza Maru the Sarathi, the 713 boom Alejandra. So the fifth is the

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is the how they're actually disciplined and what they're taught. And also what they're naturalized into. From habits. So good habits or bad habits, the rights of the child

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from the parent is that they give them the adult of the shittier

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and to constantly bring remind if bottle Happy Valley like to bring to his mind will have the truth reality Allah subhanaw taala or the dean or all the things that are important, we the fair and unfair and to to habituate the child to doing good because virtue begins as a habit. You habitual and that's why the professor is saying For instance, a man came to him can you Stacie a salad? I'll be like he said I find a hardness in my heart. He said go find orphans. And like pat them on the head. Right? Um,

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but also, right cilia team. What up Eminem is skin and feed poor people? Because by habituating yourself to acts of kindness, it's going to have an impact on the heart. So whenever you habituate yourself to things, it's going to benefit. So so that's what he's saying, too. And then and this is why the prophesy Sam said, tell your

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command them to prayer at seven, but discipline them in doing it at 10. So before 10 There's there's no discipline, you just tell them go pray and if they pray, they pray if they keep playing, just leave them alone. Well, once they get to 10 then no, there's a discipline and it's obviously not any physical violence. You know, the prophesy some did never left a bruise. He never struck a woman or a child. But he said if you do discipline physically do not leave a bruise. And the I mean, like a spanking is not a ruse. Right if you if you spent and that's why there's a lot of flesh there. Right

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It's cushioned for a reason not just for sitting but for disciplining children also, you can't do that anymore. I think they're trying that's illegal in some countries. They'll take your kids away. You know, and the Bible spare the rod spoil the child as they said the Bible in Proverbs.

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Now all these, these kids are in total rebellion. Nothing you can do. They look at you like with utter brazenness. You try to like, tell these some of these young kids and I knew things were were looking at several years ago I was in when I was living in Santa Clara. And these kids were out. You know, I put stuff out for them how they have those pickup days. And they were just trashing it and breaking glass. And I came outside they couldn't have been more than 10 or 11.

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I said, Hey, what are you guys doing? And they just want him the leader is always a leader. He just looks nice. So what are you gonna do?

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No, and I was stuck.

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Like checkmate. You know, that's a bad sign. Because when I was a kid, if an adult accosted you, I mean, you just, my father told me that he was in.

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He was in Dartmouth College when he was young man.

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And he was he went to see Robert Frost, recite poetry.

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And he said that there was this Dartmouth student there, who was totally slouched in his seat, you know, he's like, in the front row. And he said, frost came out, you know, and he was a he was a crusty guy. I mean, he was known for being pretty tough guy. But he came out and he looked at this man, he said, young men sit up. And he said, The Man, my dad said, the man just jumped up and just like straight as an arrow. And for the rest of that night, he said, you know, my dad would look over and the guy was just like,

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I mean, can you imagine doing that today? You couldn't do that today? They would literally, like, Who do you think you are? You can do whatever I want. But that was the decorum. And when you lose decorum in us in a civil society, you lose civility. That's why it's called civil society. We'll just go back to the jungle. Right? The Law of the Jungle might makes right.

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So very important.

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So then he says, we usually want new hon annual data sets that are the company of the children like the parents have to really this is still in number five, they really have to be careful about who their children spend time with because he's he says, if you're How do you see bajo? Kashima they're like wax when they're young, you to check it will be equally shocking when you check Ruby, they will take the form of every form that they are

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affected by when you have sent via any and mega word Kurama will you handle them with Mahana and also that they should see praise as a good thing and noble and they should see blame and being humiliated as something they want to avoid. So the child should see these as good thing they should want to be praised. There's a point where hopefully they have to get over that because we we then we only want to be praised by Allah. But that's very important for the child to want to do good to do things that are good.

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And then he says

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well, you Bob de la had a house with Alan Mercury one Russia and also that he should be made not to desire to be covered us about food. Like always have II thought that they want to prefer others. One of the I was in, in in Saudi Arabia, and they I have a friend who's in advertising, but they there was an ad for Bitsa you know, and it was all these Saudi young man with their old Torah and, and and, and there's only one piece of pizza left and they're all going for it.

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Right and that was the ad which is that you know, that was obviously done by somebody that knows nothing about Arabian culture.

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Right? Because how are they going to should not fault that yeah, he you know, you take it No, you said they're not gonna they want to add where the food that looks like they don't want it. But that's our culture. That's the Muslim culture. Is that the last one, you should offer somebody else you don't take it for yourself. So that's really important to do that. And then we'll have at the Shaohua going against their appetites muda and also avoiding like silliness and stupidity. Also, not

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Not sleeping a lot during the day because it becomes a source of laziness. While you're out there to any deliberation, if you have it you will apply it to deliberate before they do anything or speak well you have an atom in Mocha, mocha carretera, cron, and that they shouldn't boast to their, to their friends about things that they've done. A woman thought it was shut them whatever would stick them in at the habit filled the all these things, gold and silver and a lot of other hookah moments are added incentive Pentaho used to buy a home in your hotel to your Sharia and one of the sages said that it's from the felicity of a human being that they find someone when they're young, who

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habituates them to following the Sharia

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until they actually reach adulthood, and then they know what they're responsible for. And they find that it's consistent with what they had been habituated to. And this will strengthen their inner sites and be and be able to enable them to fulfill their determination. The sixth one, if they're not my hustles will be where you're harder to fail, hello, atrophy, my ultimate hub will be

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the sixth one is the difference in what

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is peculiar to that person, what they, you know, what you heard or to hear what they what they associate with their home, or to who we had met that will be so so those, the the person that's going to have influence on them and the path that they'll follow because human beings by their nature are mimetic, we follow other people. And this is why there's a there was a documentary called The

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was called the merchants of cool. And it was how there's people that actually go to places to find who the cool people are. And then they market those things. So for instance, like hush puppies, when I was a kid, they had issues called hush puppies. Well, it turned out that these cool characters in New York started wearing hush puppies.

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So they started marketing hush puppies, but then once it becomes common, the cool people don't want to do it anymore, because it's not cool. So there's this whole culture of

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imitating, like, it's cool. Like, and you'll see this actors have a massive impact on people, Ray Bans, you know, like, glasses, sunglasses that people wear, and even how people talk they'll imitate like when James Dean showed up in the 1950s, he changed everything. Marlon Brando, these people had a huge impact on the youth. Because they, they were they, you know, they wore T shirts with rolled up sleeve and people didn't used to do things like that. But once it was popularized, and now you have these, all these, what they call influencers, social media influencers, that, that people want to imitate, to be like them to be cool. But the thing is, it's not cool to imitate cool, people are

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cool because they don't imitate, right?

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And so you're just an idiot. So then, if you're going to imitate, who do you imitate, you have to imitate the best of creation.

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The Paragon, the perfection of God's creation,

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I mean, I remember once

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somebody said something to me that has anyone

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need any, he just did that.

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Like that.

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And then I saw on Shama, Shama, if Tammy did that, if the prophet was, if something surprising, Kenny ugly will cut the hole, he would do that. So he was imitating the best of creation. You don't have to do that. I mean, that's lovers do that. You will often find in marriages that the spouse will start doing things that the spouse does, right? That's very common, because it's love and you imitate the one you love. And so when you love the prioritize him, you want to imitate him. So that's very important. Then he says Annamarie letter services Tarini. So don't ask about a man but ask about the company he keeps, because that's going to tell you that man is the seventh one if Tara

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wished he had a fetus Keith enough. See, he believed in me, well, Amory Hina is declarative enough. See, this, the seventh is really important. And this is the difference in human effort in working on themselves with knowledge and action, once they become independent. That that is a huge

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game changer. Just your own personal effort, and people overcome

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A lot of those other ones through that last one.

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Like people will overcome a lot of those previous ones through that law, even physique physiologically, people overcome great. I mean, I'm not using this example. But well, I am, but

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don't do this. But I saw this man who had no hands, but he learned to play piano with his feet. And he could actually play piano with his feet. That's not something, you know, encouraging to do. But the point is, he overcame, he wanted to learn something. And he overcame an incredible obstacle, which is not to have hands, which you need to play piano, but he showed that actually, you could do it with your feet.

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And there are many examples of that for people to overcome immense

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physical and otherwise.

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amazing, it's really amazing. This is you know, one thing

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I want to I'll do this and then I'm gonna go to the last section

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about this is about

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this idea of just inheriting problems

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and the effects of your society on you.

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So the Quran says we're taco fit and atletas even Alladhina Birmingham Hausa vanamo, and Ally Sheedy to

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guard yourself against fitten and the prototype SM set aside Min Joon nibble fit and the real felicitous one is the one who is is is is protected from fitten so fitna is a comprehensive word. It's the there's a Greek term for it, which is called stasis. And Aristotle deals a lot with this in the politics on stasis, which is it he considered it a in the way that the body gets ill societies get ill.

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So just as you have physical illnesses, societies also have illnesses. And so fitna is as a social ill, and the prophesy, Sam said that is reported to have said that

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fitna is sleeping, and fits in a two night image.

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So may God curse, the one who wakes up the fitna. So it's very easy to excite people. It's very easy to create fitna

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because people are very susceptible to it.

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And, and so there's people that do this. So

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we're being taught to guard ourselves against fitna that doesn't just afflict those who oppress amongst us. And know that Allah has whammo and Allah, Allah has shed these will accom that he is fierce in retribution. God is fierce in retribution. And then had to me say hi to me, he says, What are your COVID in a shed Doman OCO button to Oman? Mr. Biha Well, Hayden, Mr. Heck, and which punishment is greater than the punishment that afflicts the one who deserves it and the one who doesn't deserve it?

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Well, voddie might well have bought him the oppressor and the one not oppressing. What buddy I will fatten the innocent one and the one who perpetrated it. We had it who dude dunya we're the Anadarko empties agian we're not for 10am charge. This is the nature of the worldly abode that we are in it is a mixed abode from a not for um charge

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for their own Morocco, but to have the ultimate Timothy's the reason that the it afflicts everyone is because it's a non discriminatory abode. When the hurricane comes, it doesn't discriminate when the earthquake comes. So we're in a non discriminatory abode

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the fire gets the whole building

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and then he says

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in her download, but he says but but but the Ark era

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right? Well who do the ACA lays it Karateka for inner Daro Tamizh in for that to see but it over to Illa Allah fellow and her evading without in Subak coma and initiative dunya at evading without in Sabah?

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Well, who ACOTA who was an im Tomonaga Talulah arola to the Quran. So he's saying the afterlife is a dar a discriminatory abode all

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Only the guilty are afflicted in the afterlife not the the, the the innocent. So, this is a really important point. And then he says

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he says

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the Innova Hara Hala cardiol Aadil. About in Ohio Dr. DL Fidel Ilahi the outward of this world

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does not

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compel us to see it as just outwardly. But the divine grace is everywhere.

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And it and it reveals itself in the afterlife. What adds his hero as an atom wizard Ohara.

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No soul bears the sins of another soul.

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We're gonna lay Psychedelica or moon or Koba, but in this world it's not they do bear the sins,

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the burden of the sins the effects of the sins that happens in this world.

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But now listen, this is what's really important. What I can Mahi if bilberry or Kuba, were innama here fitna, it's not a punishment. For the innocent. It's a fitna

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will fill volume or Kuba but for the oppressor, it's a punishment.

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Leah Lian, highest oho at kofod because they deserve it. And this is why Allah says Allah Turkana era leadin Avada mo Fattah Mexico. menar don't incline towards those who oppress or you will get afflicted by the fire.

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When newbees Jana Mola poem inhome. Philip, how come? Well, my whole minimum fee Nuff said AMA? So the Prophet said that the molar of a people, right this the servant of view is from them, even though in reality they're not.

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They have the hokum but in reality they're not. So you can have the hokum of the people that were punished in the world, but in reality you're not one of them.

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Right so the adab can come to a people but they're innocent among them.

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Which janela mean man I'm gonna hope he felt that he went to BYU be happy either alone if you're happy Minister of our humanity, bad he

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Furman home Lonnie more than enough See, some May May He make us amongst those who warrant his grace and not those who weren't his punishment because he said they're among us people who oppress themselves how solid A man will have gotten one must have a minute you've added that love on me to adulthood dude at Isla here these are the this is the oppression of the chosen from His servants not those who actually break the boundaries of God they know whom woman yet that who do the law for a lot of men, EFSA

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in the UFC hadn't tapped before Ando

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Alhamdulillah so that's a really useful

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bit of information to know

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so this is the last chapter and I'm not going to read there because we don't what how much time do we have

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it's 555

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Well, let me

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you know the Arabic is just so stunning he's such a beautiful writer and

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no como en El Toro Shaolin then it can be any attorney in San Marcos authority, but that Yeah ha ha ha ha ha. Thumb Nakata Ha Ha Min ad martinon suwama to shatter coho feel Bihar mo mineral equity to share COVID behind moment and equity was shorter we will see 30 May your SHABOOM and a tabby under the act of Aloha mahalo Annette suffer home can Latina Catholicism invaluable attend and gather to add on the whole and dedicated one Kabira. So I translate because I you know, I just

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wanted to get these meanings. Right. So this is his conclusion. And I obviously we didn't finish all the chapters he he goes into some really important aspects about the prophetic

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you know, the prophets and how they differ and why they're so important. And then guidance and then he talks about the virtues and the vices and how to overcome the virtues, devices and to inculcate the virtues and then those lock those things that prevent people from overcoming their vices. So he goes into it's I mean, this is this book is a roadmap for life.

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But he ends it and I think Imam Al Ghazali Allah annum Anam,

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Imam Al Ghazali, was heavily inspired by this man. And I think the fact that he mementos that he ends his book that Yeah, with the chapter of death,

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I think,

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I mean, he has 40 books, and he quotes him considerably. So.

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So Bismillah, asserting the afterlife and the virtue of death, and what follows of bliss.

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No one denies the resurrection or the second creation, other than materialistic naturalists, who have neglected their own thoughts, and were ignorant of their own worth their own passionate desires for what appear to them as good among their appetites, preoccupies them from reflection on their source, and their end, as is mentioned, in God's words, made to seem pleasing to humanity is love of desires for women and children, and heaps and hordes of gold and silver, and domesticated at horses, and cattle and fields. Those are the conveniences for the life of the world, while the finest resort is the presence of God.

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As for the upright one who does not walk as if falling on his face due to being like dumb cattle, or even more astray, he has reflected on the constituents of the world and realize the best are those that have animate souls. And the best of those with animate souls are the ones possessing volition and freewill in this world.

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Furthermore, the Best of those who have volition and choice are those who consider deeply the consequences of matters. And this is the human being, indeed, Allah did not grant such a particular gift to the human being, except for something relegated to the ultimate consequence. If not, then this special gift of the human being would have been meaningless and in vain.

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The fact that we are we always think about the end. And it will more be Mr. Cassidy Ha, this is one of Covey's seven, you know, have the end in mind. Right, this is what intelligent people do. But we this is our dean, we don't need a corporate consultant to tell us because our Dean says, Adam, oh, Morbi Makkasan here, and should always be in mind when you do think. So he's saying that this gift that we have of being able to think about the end result of things, why do we have this gift? Because if it wasn't about the end result of existence, and what comes after? It would really have it would be meaningless.

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Like these materials who say, in the end, it's all meaningless. Is this all just random? We're here due to rain. So he says had the end of human life simply been this miserable life, and Hale has ESA here below filled with its trials.

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reefs are stressed and exhausted. And this is real people like we're in blessings. But there are people really suffering. You know, if you're in Hazard this, this rings true.

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If you're in Yemen right now, this rings true, it might not for some people in some areas of the world, but for many people, this is the reality of their life. It's trials grief, stress, exhaustion, and with no condition of bliss afterwards, if if we have to go through all this suffering, and there's no condition of bliss, then the most contemptible animal would be better in their condition than the human being.

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It would also mean that all of these divine wisdoms and lordly wonders that God has manifested in the human being would be simply without purpose. As God said, do you figure that we have made you in vain and that you would not be returned to us surely had the perfection of man's form with all the wonders and marvelous aspects, followed by its nullification and destruction, been without any meaning, other than to share with the other animals eating, drinking, mating. On top of all the travails that accompanies such a life, especially given that God has relieved the other animals of enduring many of these hardships, there's no stressed out animals out there not worrying about their

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401 K. You know, they're not worrying about the fact that their doctor just told them, they have cancer,

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right? They don't have to

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cook their meals. They go out every morning, and they find there's, there's squirrels that come to my house every day, they know they're gonna get cashews.

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They come and they literally sit there in front of the window, like, come on, you guys are late. Right?

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They don't like they don't have that stress. The cat's look at that, look at the life, they're just lying around, that they sleep, they don't, you know, their ears are always a little.

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So the fact that Allah has he that we have all this endurance, and then we'd be better off being animals, if this was all meaningless, because they don't have all that stress.

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In that case, human life would be futile. Like she who breaks what she has spun, after it's strong, into untwisted strands. So this woman who she she was a woman in Mecca, she was there was a time of madness where people do this, and she would weave things and then she would unweave them and just do it over and over again. This also I'm is a famous

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in the Iliad, where because the wife of

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the wife of Odysseus, she had all these suitors and she was waiting for her husband come back. So she used she said, When I finished my, my we've all except proposals, so she would weave all day and then at night, she would unweave it, waiting for her husband to return. So then he says,

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Transcendent is Allah to Allah, Allah, transcendent, he's got far above and beyond such thoughts that this is all in vain. All of this, all of these wonders, all of these galaxies. All of these extraordinary creatures that Allah has made this is all just have hazard, no meaning to it. How clear to anyone willing to throw off the veil of blindness is the veracity of a Miramont meaning emomali statement, but all the law on who

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this world is a temporal abode, not a permanent one. So pass through it, and don't attempt permanent residence, for you have been created for eternity.

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But you must pass from abode to abode until you come to the final resting place.

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Now, this next section, it's like he wrote it for us today.

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It's just so extraordinary.

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Unfortunately, many fools have been duped by people to whom they attribute great intelligence about their worldly affairs. All the while these people deny any afterlife. They declare such statements as well, if the afterlife was true, such brilliant man and others like them have such extreme intelligence and impeccable understanding, they wouldn't have denied it.

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So you have all these atheists that write their books God is not great, right.

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All these what was the other one Dawkins wrote?

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The God Delusion, right. You know that all these and they call themselves brights. You know where the

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For the smart ones, and they and then they have these things how, you know, the people with the highest IQs tend to be atheists. And now all these, it's almost now it's cool to be an atheist, it's uncool. To be a believer, right? It's like, Oh, I'm gonna imitate those there. Cool.

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So, so this is what so so this is who they're following these genius people, that if that, oh, this is all just a coincidence, this popped into existence from nothing. And all your apparent design, it's just a trick, you've just been fooled by a trick, it's all just a trick.

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You're not really designed, it just looks like that.

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There's just hit and miss over billions of years.

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What they fail to recognize, is that intellect, despite being a noble substance, will only investigate those matters to which one directs it to, it has no independence as such, unless willfully directed to something. Hence, if it finds direction to immaterial matters of the afterlife, it will master such matters. But if it is directed only toward the material affairs of this material world, it becomes formidable in such matters, and fully embraces them to the neglect of everything else. So they become great biologists and great mathematicians. And, and great, right politicians, because that's where they've directed their intellect to, and they've neglected and

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that's why he says, I have Malou of car home.

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Right mahamudu walmart.com, they neglected their own thoughts. They didn't direct their thoughts to think deeply about the world and their condition in the world. This results in the inner eyes, blindness, the basura goes blind. It's not Allah says it's not the the eye that goes blind. It's the hearts that go blind.

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This results in the inner eyes blindness concerning metaphysical matters of eschatology. In other words, what's coming after one can find many examples of this in the Quran as we mentioned earlier, section on death as a door to paradise.

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Know that death as we know it, which is the Separation of the soul from the body is a means by which a person achieves eternal bliss. It is a transfer from one object to another justice was stated, surely you are created for eternity, but you must transfer from one abode to another, until you rest in the final abode. Hence, although outwardly death means annihilation, and Evanescence, in reality, it means a renaissance a second birth. How excellent is this conveyed in the meaning of the poet when he said, the birth pangs of death came to him one day, and every pregnancy must complete its term.

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His conceits, the poetic conceit, was to make death akin to the pregnancy of a woman the pangs of death, like the pangs of childbirth, and being born into another world, like the first birth as a way of reminding us that this is one of the very purposes for existence itself. I had this idea, because I saw this little cartoon of two twins in the womb, and one says to the other, do you believe in mom, and the other one says, What's the proof for mom is a word this womb come from? Is I was always here.

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So I had an idea for like a computer generated conversation of these like, twins, you know, that they actually having this thing, but then the the birth comes to what's happening. Yeah. And then they come out into the world and they're like crying. And then the next scene is the two of them in a car as twins, adults, and we're like, Do you believe in God?

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There was a proof of God

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and then they have a car crash.

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So he says, being born into another world, like the first birth as a way of reminding us that this is one of the very purposes for existence itself. One of the sages said as long as man is in this world dwelling in his body, he is analogous to a chick within the egg, just as the chick must break through the egg to be born, so on

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Man in order to find completeness, leave his body. Indeed, had it not been for death, the human being could never achieve wholeness. Hence, death is essential for the completion of one's humanity. In fact, given that death acts as the means by which one moves from this lower state, to a nobler, more exalted one in the next life, God has called it to a Theon to a pharaoh who Allah to WIFIA because it the it's the it's the fulfillment, you know, yeah, Phoebe, Danny, he he fulfilled his debt. So tawa is to make you fulfilled It's to bring you into your completeness.

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Oh am Sachen

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to hold to divine the take that person unto Himself, God takes holes as their death or in their sleep, if they aren't dead, keeping those sentenced to death and sending the rest to definite term. Surely these are signs for people who reflect for that reason we've find such expressions as to warfare who Allah or law hyperbola he went back to God and many such idioms, given that death means a movement from a lower bow to a higher one, he or she who trust God loves death.

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Indeed, only two types of people detest death, those who do not believe in an afterlife. So the only pleasure to be found is here in this world. God describes them you will find them indeed the most eager of people for live I should do nests right?

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That how to send out and hire they have this intense

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you know, they want to live like 1000 years.

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Each one of them wishes he could live for 1000 years, but to be granted a long life will not distance him from retribution for God sees what they do one of the poets among this ilk, so one of these materialists.

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He said

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a Tetra Recoleta Sahaba in the Bema what I do come in Lebanon we're hungry. So this is a man trying to seduce a woman.

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This is one of the you know, they call them the shadow imagine you know Madrona shell do you leave the pleasure of wine here? For some promise about milk and wine their head on top of the mountain to Omaha Sharon? Hi diesel Horovod Tanya Ouma

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life death resurrection? These are just myth mythology is superstition. cosafa the prophesy ism said that Horovod you know have they would have alien abduction? You know about that? You heard of that? Never heard of that. Alien abduction.

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Never heard of alien abduction? Yeah. Have you heard of alien? Yeah. Yeah.

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You know what it is?

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Is Jin.

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These poor people, they get abducted by jinn and they have these experiences and and then they come back and nobody believes them. And that's what happened to Florida. The prophesy Sam said horrible was a man who was kidnapped by the jinn. And he took them to Epcot. And he saw these amazing things. He came back and he saw I went out and they just said, Hey, these ohada is made up.

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So that's what he's saying the afterlife is Yeah. Oh, man. And then another one said hold them in a dunya behandling Abra Anton Aranha take from this world a good portion before you you have to leave it for here down on Lisa teleca. Back up there Birmingham, because you'll find no about after this better than this. So these are the materials so he's saying these people hate death hoodman a dunya. So then he says with any movie, what I can do, how will them go? So the second type are people who believe in the afterlife, but they're worried about their sinfulness.

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So those who believe that are fearful concerning their sinfulness, anyone without those two concerns will love death and look forward to it just as the righteous love death and look forward to it. Hence, the Prophet said those who love to meet God God loves to meet them and I have Allah Allah Allah Allah hola hola. This multiple candidates and a Bukhari and Muslim so he says, if you if you love to meet God, God loves to meet you. And and

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for this reason God says desire death if you are sincere,

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right to men No. alimos He says there's too many people for making their claims that they're the chosen people and this and that says for them and no one Milton couldn't apply that pain Okay, desire that. If you're really sincere about that.

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So this is important because the Prophet said lay at the money and had to come a remote you know, none of you should desire death

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and he said if you have to, then you say alumni union my candidate that I have to currently while maintaining mechanical hair to

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multifamily, so don't desire death but if you have to say something especially men also been Asaba whoa daughter, you know that any any harm that came to him but he said if you have to then just say oh Allah give me death as give me life as long as it's good for me and take me Give me death if death is better for me. And but the Prophet did say after five prayers a day he used to say

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he would ask ALLAH SubhanA wa Tada when added to Vanessi fits in a 10 foot kidney eight acre rhenium of tune if you want if there's going to be calamity civil strife. If there's going to be like, what's happening in Sudan right now May Allah bring them back to their senses. You know, if you have a situation like that, then he the Prophet asked to just go back to God, especially Muslims fighting each other and Ramadan. Like really? Really? What's happened to us medical cave attack Oman, where's your upload? Where's the reason you're all brothers? Allah made you brothers come to mana chef out of them in a normal other community. He you were on the pits. And he saved you from that pits. You

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know, he told us to clean to the rope of Allah tells me I have a good idea me and what data for Rocco? You know, don't go into sectarianism over dunya over politics. Really? This is worth fighting over dunya

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it doesn't equal a nats weighing with God, this whole a boat. It doesn't equal a nats weighing with God in relation to what Allah has in the next world.

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We're in dunya, this is the lowest place, don't you? And it's not that we don't honor no we do we honor the apotheosis, we honor this incredible display of divine but dunya this life of this world politics, and who's in and who's out and who's in power and who's not all of that doesn't equal a nats win with God.

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The life of this, we're all the palaces, all of the dunya it's nothing just empty.

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So So Shah Wali, Allah said,

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that one of the meanings of this hadith because I should actually when the Prophet mentioned this, Aisha said coluna Nagarahole, Mo tiara, Salah, all of us don't like death, like, you know, troubled her. Well, you have an instinct for life. I mean, this is Allah has given you a great instinct for life. And that instinct is there for a reason, like we and even the body is designed to protect if you want to get into anatomy and physiology and study and I was a critical care nurse when when you actually study what happens when, when people are in deep physiological distress the body.

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People get shot 10 times and they survive. And that's only because the body does all of these things to protect life. Right? It's amazing what it'll do it Vasso constriction to stop the blood from, from spilling out all these things. So he's not saying

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we have to honor the gift of life. But we have to recognize the gift of death. And one of the things that prophesy centum said in the Hadith, he said about the latter days, he said you should call unto the Atacama omocha Mata that Casati Ha, that the time is coming when the nations and he met.

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And you heard one I thought, I mean, it's very clear, because he said woman in sha Allah.

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He said the Christians and the Jews will gobble you up, like

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diners come to a plate, they'll just gobble up all your natural resources.

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I'm gonna kill it anyway. Then ya rasool Allah, what are we what's our what? It's very interesting that the sahabi did not say, I'm in karate him. He didn't ask about them. He wasn't interested in why, why they were able to do it. He wanted to know what's wrong with us. Because that's what that's the only thing you can fix. You can't fix them. So he it's a brilliant question. But but it was logistical. It wasn't the spiritual. He was looking at the material he was look

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Get the logistics of it. And then Culliton your mailing address of Allah Bell and Tom Catherine. Now you're multitudes it's not lack of numbers. It's not your problem.

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What I can no comb, author,

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but you're like froth your insubstantial cover with a sale. Like like the flood that

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brings up all that phone.

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You reach out there's nothing there.

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And he said that

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the the all the muhabba that the people had for you as a as a civilization will be lost because they were in awe of us. They had great fear

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of the Muslims they were in awe of the Muslims. He said that will be gone

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in the unknown Columbia Datacom and Mohab all that all will be gone. What if and Allahu Akbar Rubicon and you will find in your hearts

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one they said what one jasola Because one in Arabic means weak but they want to know what what what's the weakness?

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Cara here to have a dunya what cara cara hear them out, materialism and the testing death.

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So that's what he's talking about, is that once you recognize the gift of debt you should want along like the prophets as for a long life, the Prophet gave us things to increase life better. And while he then he said, Well, why didn't you see the full armor? Being good to your parents, filial piety will actually increase your life the Prophet said let none of you desire death. He said you're either somebody who's got sin that you need to to do good to wipe it out, or you're doing good and you can add more and have a higher mom in the afterlife.

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So that's so it's important that you understand that this but this is what he's saying. is so important because the prophets I sent him said el Moto, to fertil Moltmann death is the precious gift of the believer

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and Moto tophatter moment it is the precious gift of the belief it's a gift it's not something

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so then he said

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so this is This to me is one of the most extraordinary sections here also

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for Temenos remote and quantify the pain. It can be Hannah Anna Anna Maria Coonan What the heck can you honey Harry and Ally lemmya corral mode, the Moto Batwoman a web agenda. It's a door from the doors of Paradise.

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Death is among the doors that opened paradise. Through it one arrives to heaven had it not been for death, heaven would have been inaccessible. For that reason God granted us death as an access to life. And this is why Allah subhanaw taala is at Alinea Harper moto Hayato libro comma Yo como sono Amira that he created death and life. Why did he say death first? Because death is the door to life the real life he created death and the afterlife and higher tell happy pa the real life. For other medical and motor Anil hayati tambien uno YouTuber Sophie era hierarchy

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sama what I do I am anatomy for Bada caverta, corner belay will quantum and whatta that are here confirming you need to confirm the year come to me later on. So then he says in another verse, God mentioned that among the blessings that He is bestowed upon us, how can you deny God when when you are dead, and God gave you life, then God will cause you to die and then revive you and then you will be returned to God? So here when he says Kiva tuck for own villa, Cofer essentially means ingratitude here it means how what how can you deny God but you're denying that'd be a lie Arabic Amato Caliban which of the boundaries of your Lord are you deny? So this is a denial of the gifts

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that God's given us. So what are those gifts? He brought you to life, then he causes you to die, then he brings you back to life and you will be returned to him. So death is among the gifts that he's telling us to be aware of. Then God will cause you to die and then right and then which hence, God made death a blessing just as life was made a blessing, simply given as one cannot achieve the bliss of the afterlife without passing through the door of death. Death becomes a blessing as the means to a blessing is also a blessing.

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Because death is the means that enables the greatest happiness, the prophets and the sages have never feared

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In fact, the prints of the believers are even ever thought of said, I swear by God, I couldn't care less whether I fall upon death or death falls upon me.

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They saw themselves as if they were in prison, waiting for the good news of a reprieve. For this reason the prophets Allah Allah and he was sent them said

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a dunya Sujan a movement agenda to Katha this world's is a prison for the believer and a paradise for the scoffer It is said that window the party is one of the early great great Imam ricocheted, he has a beautiful

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he was one of those who had and and it said that he he was kind of a bit aimless and any you used to walk around Baghdad, and there was this man who made that party who was

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very wealthy man, he had bodyguards, and one day he was walking and his bodyguards just knocked him out of the way. And, and he said, this is a this is an unworthy abode. You know, if, if this is the type person that you know, rules this world,

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like he didn't have any and so he became a zakat. And, and

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he was amongst the end of that early period.

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amazing man. So when he died, he said people heard a voice it said download has been released from prison

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what Carlota Annaleigh in Mattoon, Oukitel tomb ill Elijah Sharon. If you die or you are killed, you will be returned to God. It will be gathered before God can be in an emote so be don't let higher than Mr. Fetty and Allah it's and this is an indication that

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that death provides the path to salvation with God. Again God says

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Lin Patil to visa vie de la Oh mucho la Mo Farah to min Allahu wa Rama Hiram Minaya, Marilyn so if you are killed for the sake of God or die surely forgiveness from God and mercy are better than what others amass another verse states. What are taxi men a little TAS urban Alladhina put zero visa vie de la and water that will end up be him years upon three interview Houma la Holmium for that He will establish your own ability in LM el hecho. Be him them el hecho be him and healthy him Allah joven la Mora homea zone. So ALLAH SubhanA wa, do not consider those killed in God's cause to be dead. No, they are alive, being supported in in the presence of their Lord, rejoicing in what God has given

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them from the bount from the Divine bounty, and they rejoice for those who have not joined them yet, that they will have no burden of fear and they do not sorrow based upon this. Now this is this is it.

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Based upon this

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God reminds us with these words Allah subhana wa Tada says, What up Adhara Canadian Sandemans Saudara Tim been through Madonna who not Vitara in McKean sama hudec No not Fatah Anna pattern for Hakuna

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Matata Hakuna Matata a llama because owner a llama llama thumb and Shinohara

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feta Baraka lo low Arsenal hurry pain, some in combat that Eric and I'm a U turn them in the Komiyama piano T to baton. So this is in movement on

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the chapter of the believers.

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So listen to what he says about this. First of all, it's very interesting. If you look at these verses, there are a lot of Hodo Mahama there's a lot of the Halacha letters. It's it's a heavy verse to read. It's not it's not a light verse. It's like this is creation. And that's why you know, one of the gifts of Tajweed is that it actually is a type of Tafseer

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you know, Mahajan held off like there's there's there's Tafseer in the the actual letters that God uses in the Quran.

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So you can see those are well up at the Hala canal in sandeman Soledad, at the membrane. I mean, these are heavy letters, you know, this is Allah's creation.

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Not for barabar Harlequin and not for Allah halacha and Allah Allah is all there Moldova, for halacha. I mean, this is it's a weighty thing.

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Your creation is a weighty thing. Nine months, nine months, not to mention

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And, you know, going back generations and generations in your preparation because Allah knew each one of your parents had to survive childhood illnesses, had to survive pregnancies had wars, famines, all sicknesses, all these things, each one any point in that if one died, you wouldn't be here. But Allah brought you into existence. It's a weighty thing. It's a heavy thing. So Allah uses heavy letters to talk about this coming into existence for nibhana How do you tie your at the Hilton arson for Nakata had he had been yet yeah that he had a witch and Ashraf can no one Mizzou Allah De Lisle Sirona clan mirin Illa Allah if Sadie to 30 Ha will Connecticut border either Aradhana and

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Naja. zyada Dunphy at seminar yeah tattooed on your tongue will your agenda with your brother or your color for yatta yatta yatta and cathedra 10 Min facade he a facade I don't know for liar

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what could auricle bedroo either all PF or your route to whom and later so whoo hoo Wah hello for sada furnace hula to Hebrew coffee Adar Illa either cannot Khedira ra the atom there are other DUNU at Riedell. Generally, the hash otoconia Hadith and Bihari have in mind, so incredible, is involved here.

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So he says

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and we created the human being from an extract of earth, then placed it as a drop in a secure repository, then made the drop a clot or a clinging thing. Then we made the cleaning thing a lump of flesh, then we made the flesh bones then we closed the bones with flesh.

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We produce another creature from it. So bless it is Allah best of craters. And as for you same idea, after that you are going to die.

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And then you will on the Day of Resurrection be raised up now look at what he says look at what he takes from this. Allah calls to our attention that each stage of transformation was toward a better creation.

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Thus, Allah will destroy this temporal body in order to restore it to a higher more noble form, like the date seed that is planted, which can only become a great fruit bearing date palm through the destruction of its form, look at the wheat grain, we can only use it to support our bodies by crushing it, then needing it and then baking it and finally eating it. Thus our the each stage appears to be its destruction, when in reality it is being prepared for its final purpose, look at the seed it is thrown upon the earth and buried. So one seeing that who does not know what it is to become what deems such an act wasteful.

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As for the soul, it does not want to remain in this abode unless it is defiled content with the inconsequential stuff of this world like a dung beetle content. And the word he uses is basically like a shithole

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the dunya that's what it is. Or l someone who is a complete ignoramus concerning the state of the soul in the afterlife. As aforementioned people are of two types. Those who have gained nothing from humanity, except the outward form of upright stature, wide fingernails, visibility and vacuous speech analogous to whistling and clapping. These are lower than beasts.

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And then those who can be called human beings, these are the ones for which humanity was created. Given such a situation, there are only two states we find ourselves in. The first is our worldly state, which is of those who have not set out on the steep ascent or freed the slave. Rather they are victims of hunger and prisoners of satiety. Their sweat engenders a stench bedbugs irritate them, they can die choking on a morsel of food, but no, he has not fulfilled the commandment of God. Such a person as long as he resides in the world cannot be considered better than the angels ever. The second condition is that of one who rushes the steep ascent, freeze the slave and after

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fulfilling what Allah has commanded of him, thus becoming among those who have no fear nor do they grieve indeed, they have achieved a seat of truth in the presence of an omnipotent sovereign

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that of life without annihilation, richness without want dignity without denigration and knowledge without ignorance, the angels come to their service, just as Allah Subhana Allah has promised

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Just as Allah subhana wa danas promised everlasting gardens, where they will enter an upright ones among their parents, their spouses and their children, and the angels enter their presence from every gateway set on it come Peace be upon you, for your constant, and how excellent the final abode. At this point, the one who has achieved his status is more virtuous than many of the angels, and Allah knows best. And then he makes this dua, and one of the great blessings of our scholars is that they make do as in their books, and we know that the righteous there do as are answered, so we get to hear his dua

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and then say I mean, so it's it's this is a great blessing of our tradition is that these people may do out for people that read their books after them.

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So he said

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Anand Allahu Allah Balu he had in Monza May Allah help us to achieve this station was out and I'm in in watashi Hain and make us from those who are worthy of it Rama to he with his mercy in Nirvana Maya Chateau Kadir he's capable of all things and then he says how the actual Rama pasa two min Bayani tafsir Dinesh attain with Tacitus and attain never enough at any Allah Hovi one another Rafi the Rama T in her Annamayya shirt or Kadir well hamdu lillah wa salatu who out of Haiti harpy Mohammed and what are your thoughts you've been up to hitting me

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I'm Dana

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so all these tribulations you know, they're just there's there's a hadith the prophets Allah it said em said that Allah has decreed for some people a menzi. Allah with him what he's talking about this station with him. But because they don't make the efforts to achieve it, he gives them tribulation in their bodies, and in their mental states. The Imam Al Ghazali said their depression is one of the ways in which God removes all their sins. People leave the world with sinless through tribulation, the Prophet SAW I sent him said, when when when people see on the Day of Judgment, what the people who had bodily suffering in this world, he said they wish they were, they could go back to the dunya

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and have themselves cut with scissors. Makari cotton cotton, to get the reward of what those people get in the afterlife. This is our dean, that's not you know, people think these things were just made up to assuage people. Well, first of all, why would you make up *? That's not very comforting.

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Right? Yeah, I mean, if I was gonna make it, I would just put them in prison for a while or something and maybe have them tortured, but eternal Subhanallah, some very comforting.

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So these these promises, and what he said is true and people. The thing about the Quran is,

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if people are willing to just look at this book, they're willing to look at this book. And there's all these different types of miracles in the Quran. There's rhetorical miracles, there's grammatical miracles. There's, there's the miracles of the letters, the mock up that we know they're miraculous those letters. There's miracles of the meanings of the Quran. There's things in the in that embryology, nobody could have known that even Keith Moore said, this is the earliest accurate description of embryology and in surah Al Hajj, Allah gives two proofs for for the afterlife. The first is an embryo logical proof. That's the proof for the people of the latter days, because the

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setup couldn't have known that we know it now. But the second proof is that he brings up an off the bat demo, he brings dead Earth back to life. Look at it California. Just look. Have you seen like this dead Earth from a drought of yours? And we're, it's like Ireland, there's there's, there's Poppy blooms that can be seen from outer space. Flowers,

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like flowers, and then that's the weeds come but the flowers come to and that's the afterlife. The the weeds are going to be revived and then what flowers were we're in a cocoon people were in a cocoon. We're all Caterpillar's

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and, and, and, and death is is breaking out of that cocoon to become a butterfly. This beautiful perfected creature, and the work is here.

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In the cocoon, you have to do the work even bursting forth out of the cocoon.

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The butterfly actually the wings are strengthened by the effort that it gives in breaking out if you open the cocoon too early, the wings are not developed a can't fly. And that's why we need time Allah has given us enough time to work on our souls. It should take about 50 years.

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That's it even among contest said. I mean, he was probably maybe a little longer but the Dow is very interestingly, say that one of the reasons life extension is so important in Taoism, is because they say that it takes a long time to perfect the soul. And so you should take care of yourself so that you live long enough. You don't want to die before you're ready to go. But the beauty of our religion is that if you're seriously in this journey, even if you're trying to memorize the Quran, that's why everybody should have a need to memorize Quran if you're trying to memorize and do something there the angel will come and finish it in the grave if you didn't get to finish it in

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this world and you're raised up with the whole fall so you're in completed works will be completed by God.

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And this is it's all bounty Allah as generosity is so immense and and asking very little just hummed, you know, there's the prophesy. Sam said, if if somebody if a lot takes their selfie, you know, like their beloved, like you lose your spouse or your child, usually as a child, because these are very difficult for parents. But if you lose somebody truly beloved to you.

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Allah tells the angels and he knows better to what did they say? And they say, and that says how many DECA was started? Yeah, they said Alhamdulillah in La lucha in LA Rajon, and Allah says build for them a house in paradise. And he calls it bathe unhemmed The House of praise.

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So when people die, I feel like saying congratulations, like people want tat Xia. You know, but I swear to God, I really feel in my heart. I just want to say, how lucky How fortunate they're out of this place. Yeah, what a blessing.

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You know, and we should love life and I'm not in any way we don't. The cult of death is a perversion of this teaching, like this ISIS type, this cult of debt, it's a perversion of this teaching.

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You know, this idea that oh, we just, you know, suicide bombing, just blow ourselves up out of it allow the Prophet first of all prohibited mutilation of bodies and what greater mutilation than to blow yourself up?

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I mean, how could that be a prophetic teaching?

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And my teacher in Mauritania just thought it was completely and they're pretty modern. The teachers I studied with had no, no experience of modern is a Muslim thought none of that has all the every book he read was, you know, there was no, I mean, the oldest book he had, he had a book

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that had an introduction by an Egyptian scholar from about 120 years ago, but he didn't have any modern books. And I remember giving him an article from a newspaper. And he read it and he asked me what language it was. I says Arabic Is it?

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They said loudly. RFIs is not Arabic. I know. And he did a commentary over 1000 pages on the LP of ibn Malik and did

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short of all the mala cards, the jehadi poetry everything. So but they they just did not see that as from Islam.

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And the first suicide bombers were were actually Hindus.

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And then the Kamikaze

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Japanese, and those poor guys, they were actually they locked them in the planes. They couldn't. They gave them only enough fuel to. Yeah. So they couldn't they couldn't land the planes. Yeah, it wasn't like voluntary.

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But it's also an act of desperation. One has to come to terms with that, because even the common cause they didn't do it at the beginning of the war. That was a it was at the end of the war. It's kind of an admittance that they've lost.

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I'll make it easy for the people there, you know, in these different places, but

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I think the modern olema that have opened up these doors, you know, and now they can't close them because now they blow up Muslims.

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In Pakistan, they go into Shia mosque and stuff but Allah

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amazing. Like they're good doing a good deed.

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