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lessons from the inspirational story of Salman al farsi
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The Society of archaeology and historical sites of Medina to Managua and serves as an educational consultant on the board of
a company dedicated to historical tourism. he dedicates his time teaching, study and research in Medina where he currently resides with his wife is an instructor.
So, inshallah chef will begin.
offices do for last panel data knows what we reveal, and knows what we can see them and even knows what the animals feel we thank Him, we praise Him. And on him we have reliance, it is to him we only charge for our true guidance. And we asked him to send his peace, his blessings, His mercy on the best of human beings and prophets and comments.
On whom he prays until the very end of our days, and we asked him for steadfastness, guidance, mercy, it'll never lead us astray, and for him to save us on Judgement Day.
The discussion we have today Charlottetown, in the moment of reflection, is of a man that embodied why Allah subhana wa tada sent the guidance to humanity, this one that embody the reason why every human being needs to search for the purpose of their own life. And also, not only that, what does that purpose drive them to?
And what ideals? Does it give them for their own standard of living? How does it drive them to understand who they are in light of the truth that they're seeking? And how will they be perceived by others, what obstacles will come in their way, which seemingly will take them away from truth? What will lead them
to find this ultimate truth? And how will their lives change based on accepting it or rejecting
based on not accepting comfort over the truth that they may have come across? This is the story of the Companion of the Prophet.
lived in a time in the world where major empires would have, you could say, historical shifts. And he lives at a time between war between two of these great empires, that is the Persian sassanid Empire and the Roman Byzantine Empire. He was born
a number of years before the prophets a lot instead of three to four years before he went on.
So he was older than the profit that he saw.
And he lived in, in a society which had hundreds of years of precedents, that builds architecture, have set a precedent in art, and in infrastructure, the Persian Empire, who face its rival, the visiting Romans over land dispute, and which Empire have the upper hand, he grew up in a land known as Isfahan in a city known as j, or G in error.
And he himself tells his story.
The powerful thing about the story, brothers and sisters is that there are so many parallels that we can learn from and benefit from not only as simply, you know, Muslims who've already either accepted is not or a lot blessed us to be born into Islam, but also to help us in overcoming obstacles that may come your way, in this path, maybe internal struggle or external struggle, that there is no guarantee simply that should restrict the truth free to stay on it. Or even worse, many people who claim to be on truth, do things which are antithetical or against what this path calls for, and will that discourage you from following the truth of all these different paths and struggles. So not a
fantasy face, and how we overcame them something we can, we can benefit from, and we can pass on and especially the time today, where there's
So many obstacles in the society.
Here in Britain, or America, or in Canada or Australia, in the Western world in general or in the eastern world, everyone faces our struggles and our obstacles
in applying this Deen in our lives,
all those internal or external obstacles, how can we overcome them?
We're going to hear the story from the words of Samantha fallacy, building loads out of themselves. The beautiful thing about our tradition is we have a direct chain of narration to say.
This is how our faith preserve is preserved by loss of habitat.
Allah subhanaw taala preserved this faith, as he says to humanity, for one reason, and that is that humanity has to know where they came from.
And humanity has to know what the purpose is for their creation. And humanity has to know that there's a God and a divine being, which gives us reason for our worship has to this is a must. Why Allah says in the form, that he did not create human beings for any reason.
He did not female, he created human re human beings and creation for simple flight. And there is divine wisdom for all of us. So when the previous nations received this revelation, this faith of that reason, some of them couldn't handle the responsibility.
And they change the revelation to suit their own benefit.
status, power, money.
As you said, All ills in the heart go back to the law of status and money.
And yet, people chase for status to be known among people or money that they're chasing in order to bring the game.
Humanity change this faith that Allah subhanaw taala sent until almost partners and subsequently prophets and messengers, to revive
that revelation that guidance to them until it culminated with the final messenger with one promise, this revelation will never be changed again, by the hands of men, it will stay preserved until the day of judgment. So whoever wants to see true reality as true reality, they will find it. And whoever wishes to be led astray by this world and its material pole, giving you a mirage, of false reality,
then they will be lost in it until they perish. So man, that fantasy story teaches us this, of how a man overcame every obstacle that came in front of the mirages of life, the things that could give him status or granted fame.
But he rejected, he rejected for the true reason why we are here and where we're going. This is his narrative from some manifests Himself in our tradition, that just have a lot of powers that are willed for us to be to preserve this faith, through something called the chain of narration, how to preserve the full on through this chain of narration, people recited it, who recited it from their teachers, from their teachers from the companions of the prophets, I send them from the words of prophets a lot of directly is not, who said that you realize Allah gave that from Allah, Allah. And similarly the statements of the prophets like Selim, are preserved in this chain of transmission.
And similarly, even the statements of our companions of the Prophet was the chain of transmission that I narrate to you from. Its from the scholars of Medina, started with my teacher should have in common Ohio, and also share the scholar of Indian India. Chief Yunus, john Puli,
passed away recently
and she wrote a lot of Canada, the last scholar of his generation, from Burma. The last part is remember that we know who's 93 years old and one of my teachers, and she had an old fan it was from Syria, and many others from different parts of the world. They all narrate and I narrate from my teacher, she said, I narrate the story to you from Sheikh Mohammed and jeconiah, completely from authentic, as you have the book, Elan Hashim, who's from the families of prophecy, and he's from India, who narrated from his father of the heart and Hashem who learned it from his teacher, I think Abdullah, who very famously showed us a generosity from his teacher, even from his teachers to deal
with and even this gentleman from his teachers from America, yeah, hey yahuda from his teacher in the lovely from his teacher, you want him accordingly, from his teacher, Ahmed, Mohammed and Melanie from his teacher
from St. Joseph.
Swati permis he showed how for the letter from his teacher,
from his teacher, and
even at the high from his teacher handling.
And from his teacher, he learns a lot
from his teacher
from his teacher, the son of the great renowned Mohammed Abdullah, who said, I heard my father narrate this to me
of a pseudonym, one of the four great members of our of our faith, and the men of the meta of the Hara
Who said, I heard from my teacher, yeah, oh, we knew about him. from him. Who said I heard from my father in law, he even heard from his teacher, even his half from
from my mother, who said that our beloved our best one, they sat with some mentors. He says a lot of value.
Tell me your story.
Tell me your story.
Why he asked him advice. He
was a young man. He was a young man who grew in first of all the tutelage and scholarship of the prophecy, sentiment, mentorship, he was 13 years old when they passed away 13 that means he grew up as a young man and following the Prophet system everywhere. But as he grew up, in that he also studied with some of the great companions and spent longer time with the prophets, I send them and we're elder in age. So he was curious. He wanted to know their background and how their experiences.
So Sahaba, sitting with the Sahaba, he said, sentimental and fantasy told me the story from his own lips. And he said, I was a Persian man, from the people of
the same city, as we have a lot today from a village called J. Ghana. My father was a deaf,
which is the chieftain of his village, and I was the director of a lot of creation to him. He loved me so much, he loves me so much. He said that he kept me in his house, near where his office was, he said, Don't go anywhere. He says, just as young girls are kept in the home and security, and they're allowed to go outside, out of out of the parents fear for them. And that on this title that signifies the following is a person of influence in Persia, he was known as a person who is an imperial tax collector. And then on was a land owner in the city. And he was a chief in the city. And he was somebody who is harassing religious people who worship fire. And there's
someone that calls to Allah alone. This is something that touches their internal instinct, that they belong to a loss of habitat, one creator. If you notice, even non Muslims when they see our prayer, it affects them, because it touches their internal instinct. We call it the fifth law, that a person any person is naturally born with the belief that there's one more and what do we do when we call them or guide them to stab you touching their football? And that's what they believe. He said, If I didn't know anything about the people, because my father kept me in my house, and wouldn't let me go. When I passed by her diverse voices. I went to see what they were doing. When I saw them. I was
impressed by their prayer. And I was attracted to that what they were saying. I said, I swear this is better than the religion we fall.
I swear I did not leave them until Saturday, the whole day, I forgot the job that I was doing. I was supposed to do. And I forgot about my father's garden and didn't even go there. I said to that, where did this religion come from? They said we're from Syria. They're from from Syria. So I went back to my father when I send people out to look for me. That's how lady got
nice, burning bed.
So instead, I went to my father. And he said, Where are you? What happened? Did I not ask you to do so?
He said, I said to my father, old my father, I passed by some people praying in a place of worship of theirs. And I was impressed with what I saw their religion. I swear I stayed with him until the sunset. And he said, Oh, my son, there's nothing good in that religion. Your religion and the religion of your forefathers is better than that.
The first obstacle Will you leave what we grew up with?
Are you not proud of your own heritage of your own legacy? of your own color? Like today? Right. are of your own values. Aren't you proud of your own values that you will leave and go follow them?
Are you going to leave our way and the way we've been on for hundreds and 1000s of years
how do you think you know better? This was the first obstacle.
I said, No, it is better than our religion, that religion is better, recognizing truth, and then stay firm on it. recognizing this truth that staying fermata is the obstacle the vast majority of people have to overcome.
And this truth, by the way, brothers and sisters is not only simply from non Muslim to Muslim, it's also within Islam as well. There are many people, as the Prophet said, my own,
in and of itself will follow who they follow.
you will follow the way of those who for you, the Jews and the Christians, the people of the Jewish faith in the Christian faith, and how they split up in their faith, she will be shaped and spanned by headstand, until if they were even to go in the hole of a lizard, you try to follow them into it. And he said, My nation was split into many different groups, many different groups, each one guy call him to a guidance they believe you need to follow. He says none of them are correct. Except those who are on my way, in the way of
my way, and
those who follow me those who took the succession of this message, who passed on to us, who passed on to us, who has found a way to preserve this message, a lot of wanting to be preserved, a passport was preserved through them.
Right, they are the way of guidance the prophets have told us this. This is how we can sense who is right and who's wrong. So there's many, many people, they will call to wait, go to this person, give him $10. And then you will make drug free, you see this? You see this? How is this acceptable?
This is okay. What did he accept a single Dino for people to make?
You don't feel you're adequate. So go to this person.
And it makes more sense to them and they are closer to a wall so they will get you what you want. Who said this?
Muslim say this? People say that?
They don't Christian travelers in the Catholic Church? What does it call? What do they do? confession? Who do we confess to we confess to only a
creator, that we confess, we have no conception amongst our community?
How did the Prophet do this? Never did the companions do this never. We are people who they say you are children. Here is my COVID. Go put it and cook with it water, and then drink this and then your wife will get
we have people worse than that. They take literally piles of dirt, put it in water and tell your child to sick give this and they stir it and give it to their children to drink.
There are people in our city in London,
who are they have marital issues with their husbands? They go to this person? And then say Don't worry, you have to stay with me for a number of time.
BBC reports this though, isn't it's true. It's true. How can Muslims leave our prophets lessons? These are the obstacles we have to overcome. There are people that will claim a way other than the way
prophets that says this will happen even in our nation. But there's one guarantee
there's one guarantee
this nation will not be allowed to go straight there is always a guarantee
of guidance always everybody wants to know something is correct. And if something is not correct, you will find it in the example of the prophecy.
Always you will know something is okay something is not okay. I will touch upon a very touchy subject for you to understand and highlight this. If you get offended, I've already started.
One of the things is
welcome to our massage. It is nice
to both men and women in our communities,
in our communities, and allow the space for children and a lot of space for every person to come there.
Why is it that there are so many communities in our in our community here and in western world
that still don't have a space for another women? Or
did you know that the prophets
did not have a barrier between men and women until 1995?
Who's in the 1980s or 1990s?
What did you see?
Why don't you go?
When did you
pay for? Okay? You came right at the construction.
You saw the you saw the part of the partition of
the construction started in 1987.
That was finished being built in the 1980s.
thing, I've had tons of people that come to Medina every year and also hundreds in Medina themselves, I would ask them, what was it like to say there was no barrier between men and women? no barrier, nothing. Until 1987. I said, How did the men and women practices leave a line, or two and the woman's start from the back like the prophets I said, and said, their lines start from the bat. And then when men start from the front, there's some space left and we pray. So I was, you know, let's, let's play devil's advocate, as they say, what about totally,
they said that Juma? If women didn't want to attend to the ship, they wouldn't come to the party to the left of the roll area. And in total, we usually know that all the area, to the left of that is where women are.
So how will they differentiate, which is enormous, give him space, give him space, and women will start to pray that way. internally in the there's video of that to this day. There's video that to this day. I said, Okay, what about the whole now the whole of martial arts like, watch? All right. So how would you pray that all this we pray here that wherever would they wanted to pray, meditate, pray over there, and which
this is the this is the last lesson?
Look at the detriment that has caused when you take away in our society
when we need everyone to be educated about Islam, but you don't even provide a space for them? What are our young men and women involved in you?
Look at the drugs. Look at the drugs. Look at the illicit relationships.
One of the great scholars and under this amendment and Josie law, he was asked something, he said that women in our time, they're going out to parties. And this became so wealthy, that even some women became known against some class of women, they started to pick up the new jobs in under 648 years of Muslim rule. So they went to the doctor and said, Give a fatwa that these women that are going out cannot come to the massage. So this is such a beautiful idea. He said, if they're already going into a place of facade and corruption of the hearts, why would I stopped them from a place of rectification of the heart?
What stopped them from coming? The massages are a place where we let people come as they are. So that we can all get used to the last part of this message is not a social club, brothers and sisters. What do you have to look a certain way you have to act a certain way you have to, you know, move a certain way. You have to respect that that's it for sure. But you have no and I have no right to judge someone from answering this question. Coming as they are with the struggle that they have let them come near to the last panel.
There's so many people that have been blocked from the machine because of us.
A lady might come in maybe she's not appropriately dressed according to your standard or February, you know, nail polish or something. And then one of our system will yell at her and away she will never come again. just happened to my old friend mother, a Puerto Rican convert to Islam
that she finally decided to before she even was Muslim. She wanted to come to the US. So she came to the US. So one sister yelled at her. Don't you know that your salons are accepted? Because you have no power? She's not even Muslim. She said I come from Russia for five years. You delayed a woman from Islam for five years because of your attitude.
What if somebody comes with full tattoos and earrings and whatever? Who cares?
Who cares? Do not be an obstacle for people.
And people coming near to the speed and scrutinize when you see people doing something? Is this from Islam did any of the four scholars of Islam status
of the great
the province was assumed to say this
the superstition that's in our communities. Not only that, okay, fine, that's easy to do. What about certain practices like I'm not going to let my child who's younger marry because my older child is not married.
This is Jerry. This is Jerry here. I am a class that I taught in London just yesterday. There are sisters in their late 30s and 40s
Who are not married because their father practices Germany, they prevented their daughter from marrying because their oldest wasn't married at the time. Now they reached an age where now they're asking, who's married.
This is Germany.
This is not from the sun or from Islam. This is ignorance of our cultures which is used to go.
These are all the different obstacles.
Not just the way my forefathers, this is also from follow the way of our forefathers, because they're following a different religion, but they're following a practice that is foreign to the practice of Islam.
Especially in this society, especially in a society where everything around you walk in London,
every single step you take, is pulling you to other than Islam every single step.
Right, for the people that preserve their deed, however, for the people that have an affinity to Islam, still,
this was the first off. He said, I said, After that, when I said this, he was afraid for me, and he put chains on my legs and arms. He put chains on my legs, excuse me and kept me in his house, your house the rest of it, he was afraid that I was going to do something.
And there are literally many Muslims who accept who accept this. I don't like the word revert or convert. like human beings are not batteries. process. I never said reverted copper. He said these people accepted this stuff. So are others except to some say they accepted Islam.
But there's nothing wrong with the same same old debate. It doesn't even matter. Because there are many people who accept Islam. Do you know that their families are so against them that some of them have to pray in the bathroom?
And they can't work a job and they can't tell them? In America, there's a number of sisters that because they're so afraid of what their Christian family would do, or their atheist family would do that they pray in the bathroom.
But they pray in the bathroom. So this is a real obstacle. But they stay firm.
He said, he said like I sent word I wrote a letter and got it to these Christians saying if any Christian merchants come to a caravan come from Syria, tell me about
so that I can run away and join me. And he said, Some Christians merchants came from Syria. And they told me about that. And I said to them, when you've completed your business and want to go back to your own country, tell me about that. So that when they wanted to go back to their, their country, they told me and I threw off the islands off of my legs. He got out and he went out with him. And he left his family. He left his family and he traveled to Syria to speak his truth.
So when I reached Syria, I asked the people there who was the best person to learn from religion.
So when a person comes to faith, see people knowledge, see people knowledge. What do people do? Like for example, we're in touch. Sometimes they come up to me, they stopped me in the middle of like 2 million people's. The shaman said brother.
I said yes. He said, What's the ruling of listen to this? I said How did you know I even said he is a you have a beard, you probably know
what's wrong with you. Taking the deed seriously, that are reversible. The beard is the shakiness flower or understand anything.
Similarly, just because you grew up with a coat doesn't mean that
both is cater, see systematic learning, learn from teachers of how the city is full of teachers,
full of teachers, their institutions like you bought in college and substituted muscle, your budget is full of teachers as well. And others I don't even know seek structured learning. How have your children coupled the importance they give to their school with the importance that they understand their religion, systematic
systems structured learning, first you study this, and then we're gonna say
this is what he asked for. So where does this color so
they said, This Bishop of the church is the most righteous of us and most knowledgeable, he says, I went with him and said, I like this faith. And I would like to stay with you and serve you and your church and learn from you and pray when he said come. So I went and
kept with him. But I realized over time in his in dealing with him, this person that was a paragon of virtue, where he lived up to person so good, he's so great. He's so he's he's the best of us. He's a scholar instead of having to be the most horrible man. It
was horrible man. I knew what he preached to people. He didn't
Implement themselves the second of suppose, or maybe third because leaving you in as founders a huge obstacle to seek truth.
Many times brothers and sisters, you'll come across people that claim to be practicing.
Right? But they will do things, which are the antithesis completely against our faith? What does it do for many of them, it actually draws many people away from the faith. I'll give you a few examples. So you can understand.
There was a sister in a community in America, who married a seemingly practicing God, per se, sister married brothers sounds very weird.
A woman married brother doesn't marry sister.
So this is this, this lady she married this man. And he was overtly conscious of the very outward practices of Islam.
And he neglected the spirituality. It's always about
the outward things.
You know, how long does the beard and how much do you have to wear? There was no spirituality in this marriage? No, let's cleanse our hearts. Maybe I have arrogance that I need you to help me fix. Maybe I have shortcomings that I tell people? How can we become better people more thankful? How can we be more patient? How can we understand the true nature of this faith? That didn't exist? So what happens when a marriage is superficial? To that extent, it's always about the outward.
What happens? medical miracles, and they had the horse she said, I've never met a more formal man who claim to be so religious, but he had zero manners of a person of God. So what happened? This woman completely left it.
Left Islam, married it almost
because of our experiences with this woman, and don't think this is rare. Look in your community.
This is this is this is within our community. How many men outwardly practice this faith and know nothing of its of its purpose of its objectivity
brought this faith to us?
He said, Oh, a law sent from among my children, a messenger.
read to them your verses of the whole your revelation, the revelation to preserve humanity. And their purpose was right. What do I know?
They will teach them the book, and the heck no, what's
what's hecla wisdom? What is wisdom in English?
What does it mean in English?
What is wisdom in English? How do you know someone is wise?
Enough, right there? Yes. Yeah. Looking back.
Tell me what wise means in English.
Is that the thing of knowledge, a range of knowledge. Right? So it doesn't matter how old they are my experience.
Practices the wise. Okay, so
anybody else have you? Can someone tell somebody who was
practically was more practical? Good. Somebody who's practicing what else?
in the back? Oh, my. My speech by the speech? No, but how do you know someone is wise? How do you know wisdom? experience?
experienced practice? Okay, so English, doesn't translate wisdom very well. Okay, somebody with knowledge somebody experienced We must get older. Right? But no, in Arabic wisdom hikmah has a very specific meaning. What a lost part of us in this context. What is the means watershape McCann law
means to put something in the right place. So to say the right thing to the right person in the right way in the right manner, the right time of day, and the right mood and the right formula. That is a wise person. That is the right person that will be practical justice. Justice. That's a poor portion of me was somebody who was white will have justice. But to put something in the right place is called hegner. Why did the most part that I said he gave? Why didn't say to him. Teach them the book and the rock the hikma to put something in the right place so you can implement the book the right way.
So the scholar said, here means the sooner the puffles lesson, the life and example and his practices and what he said of the prophets lesson, so what does that mean? That means the
Life of the Prophet is application of revolution, how you apply what Allah told you, you want to learn how to live, look at the life of the Prophet
is an application of Revelation.
And guess what he did that he said another thing, oh, rules, how do you live? How do you go out to eat? No, he said, what you said key him, and he will purify them with this almost answered this job. And he reformulated and reorganizing the driving line, he said, we have sent indeed, a messenger from among all of you, being human,
who will read to you his verses,
and he will purify you will use that key code, he will purify you, then he will teach you the book and its application.
He comes to your vacation before rules. Meaning This is an organic faith. This is not a faith of how to and don't do only, you're supposed to seek purification. First and foremost with this book in this Dean in this faith was your calling to allow your drive your sincerity, your struggles you seek reward from the Almighty, your difficulties, your obstacles you find nearness to a law, and your conviction helps you overcome. And the rules give you the structure, the mechanics is what gives you the structure that you understand your role is pleased when you follow these mechanics, not to make the entire illusion, the mechanics and you lose the purpose behind.
You don't pretend there's no mechanics either, and try to change the spirit that doesn't exist. You know, when people say, oh, running?
What is kind of versus this,
versus this. That's a religion of how you want to live. Now last.
So I will never do anything that asked me and claimed I was going to grab the forgiveness. No.
This is a religion of balance.
we attain internal contentment
with connecting to unlock to our lower loss.
By doing what he tells us, that will please Him and He will bless us and give us contentment.
This is what he achieved with this person realize that that's the point of faith. Even though the person teaching you this is a horrible man. How many of us we may have come across people
that they openly claim to be people of faith, but they do things that are completely against too many of us. We may say what kind of religion is this? And there are many Muslims who have left
because of the bad example. But a true mark of a person of seeking truth looks at the truth doesn't look at the one following the following makes mistakes. The following as in is not infallible. We follow will come up with the atrocity. Does that mean the truth itself is wrong. Of course.
We are imperfect, trying to live up to the perfection of the ideals of stuff. We are all imperfect, all of us. But we're trying to live up to these ideals. So not a fantasy.
He said what he would do. He's a horrible man who would command them to give charity, but then when they donated he would keep the money and hoard it would steal from you.
He said he amassed seven gold treasure chests of gold and silver. He said I hated him deeply. When I saw what he was doing. Then he then he was dying on his deathbed. And I asked him when he was dying.
do you know a person that I can continue my study with after you pass it?
And he said, yes, there is a person in new slaving in new slavery where you can go, which is in Turkey.
So he said, okay, and when he died, the people wanted to bury him and honor Him for His righteousness. He said he was a horrible man. You don't even know what you're talking about. He openly exposed what he what he used to do. And he said, they said how do you know that? He said he used to hoard treasure chest from the money that used to give and charity shows where the treasure is. He says so I showed them where it was. And they brought out the seven chests filled with gold and silver. When they saw that they said we will never marry him and they crucified him and tell him what stops
while he was dead while he was dead. Then they brought another man and appointed him in his place. So none of the alarm said I never saw a man who does not offer
The five daily prayers was better than it is teaches you also something very powerful, five daily prayers.
It wasn't a Christian, the prophet tells us something very beautiful.
He said that the prophets were given three things. Among the things that he was given all Prophets and Messengers is to put their right hand over the left hand of the prayer. So the prayer that we pray the prophets, the prophets and messengers that came before us also pray the same song. And that's why you see old depictions of the Bible in the Bible itself. Now, what does it say? That Jesus used to wash his hands in his feet?
Even in the Jewish tradition, now, they wash their hands before they pray. Well, they don't wash the rest of everything, but
they pray and make blue and solid just like in our in our deal until that was also productive.
He was a man who shunned this world and sought the hereafter This is a one primary characteristic of a person of this faith
is that they are not engrossed over hoarding and masking material gains.
They shun the world and don't chase after it. Why? Because if you chase after this world, you're never gonna have enough as what the problem is less than the sense that the children of Adam wants to chase after and fill their stomachs and the powerful systems that nothing will fill the stomach, the stomach image of a child of Adam, except dirt. What does that mean, when you're buried in the ground, that's when you will have refill seeking after women.
You will never end seeking after men and military relationships will never end seeking after Well, you get 70,000 pounds, you want more than that you want a million you want children, then you want 100 million, it's never enough. And guess what you think your lifestyle will stay remained the same, your expenses will increase, your spending increases, the amount of loans you take is going to exponentially increase. You buy your super car, you buy the super house, you think you have a super woman, and she's not even pleased with you anyway.
Or this man that you claim to know that when the love phase after one year or two years, they don't want anything to do with it anymore. Because the baby fainted at the end of the day.
The strength faded that was added on the outward. They shunned the world and understood what they seek in the year after that also was part of what tensa no see the covenant dunya Don't forget your portion of
this life. So what happened? A man came in the top of the lawn, and he was sitting in the machine like this.
Right? And he was making gravel in the morning. So
he came along and said, I'm still saying they're making grass. And
he came up to me.
He said what are you
seeking from Allah, He says you're seeking Allah
for handouts, a lot of the function display
wealth from the sky and give it to you. And similarly brothers and sisters, we in this society
must get rid of this mentality
that we will only accept handouts. And we will sit in our homes and accept this life. This is not the life of the movie. This is not how Muslims live. And not only that people claiming that they're not married to their spouse officially, so that they can get money. Because a single mother in this society gets 1400 pounds a month or week or whatever. This is not exactly
what kind of education are we providing to our children.
That is why many children are in droves.
Because they see people who have achieved through education, money that they deserve. They work for and they don't have the same kind of money and they want a lifestyle that this entire subculture tells young people go get buy the iPhone Xs is 1500 US dollars you don't have so what are you going to do go push some drugs for two weeks and go get your phone
or get this purse or get Wow, we're invading your children
because you we don't teach our children our faith teaches us to work harder.
Get your education
focus on the will get you out of this birth particular status.
We couldn't get to provide for you. That's okay. That's honorable May Allah bless
The mothers and fathers who work day and night to provide for their children
and children good to know that your your parents are working out of their minds. So you can have a proper education.
Education, you can have a job and a career, which will earn better than have an opportunity better than they have.
We don't wait for handouts, we have to systematically changes in our society.
We complain about the drugs, fix the drugs, you know what we do? Well, all we're doing is looking at an outward problem. And we're trying to put band aids and wounds on it. And we don't look at the 200 tumor that's growing in the heart. These are the tumors, brothers, sisters,
make your children people who are going to be people who earn their money. And that's, that's, that starts by how we look at that as well. So this man,
he said, no one strove harder than him in the night and in the day
that I mentioned in
the dunya. Don't forget your portion of this dunya. As I say, the believers mentality in everything that they do is the pleasure of Allah subhanaw taala. So a lot has to remind them, don't forget also
a portion of this life, have some fun. Go, it's okay. That is all permissible. Take your family out. How many of you have taken your wife out for dinner?
This past month?
Or how have you ever done something that you haven't done for many years before your husband? Or how many of you have just given a gift to your parents, or have just taken your child out and spent a day with them? taking a day off of work?
to be committed to you? That's what builds your spirituality? Yes, maybe you've been married 20 3040 years before, rekindle that. That's something that
he said, I smell fallacy because of how we lived. I loved him, as I had never loved anyone before. And I stayed with him for a while. Then. When he came near his passing, he was Golden Age. And he was on his deathbed. And I said to him also, and so I was with you. And I loved you as I had never loved anyone before. And now the decree of Allah has come to you, as you see, he's passing away.
Who do you advise me to go to? So I made a mistake. It wasn't Muslim. We're going to come to them. Excuse me, this was the first guy the second guy. He said.
He said, What do you need to do? He said, I owe my son. I don't know anyone of today who follows what I follow. People are doing that what they are following. They are changing the band. And most of what they used to follow except for a man in Mosul was the second was the first one, the first one died in January.
I was punished for what he had. And he was guided to the second man. He's the one that told him to go to Muslim, Mosul, Iraq. He is so and so and so and so. And he followed what I used to follow. So go and join. When he died, it was very awkward to map to that man and Muslim. And I said to him, oh, so and so advised me. And I followed him. And when he came near his death, I asked him, is there anyone that is on this wave ours,
and I stayed with him until he was a good man. He said, stay with me. And there's no one who was on our way, except the man and no, say V
is a turkey. So he said, he passed away. And I went to the Navy. And I came to him and told him my story and who I was with, and he knew and recognize him. And he told me Stay with me. So I stayed with him, I found him to be a follow the same way and just as righteous as the previous two.
And I found him to be a good man. And also he was old, an agent dedicated to him. And I asked him before he was dying, or so and so by the way should I go to and he said, Go to our Marina, which is on the borders of Turkey now, literally the borders of Turkey here. And there's no one left on our way except this man. He said, he passed away, I went to him and I said, I came from such as this person in no slaving who told me to come from is the man in Mosul, who told me to come from the map in Syria. And I want to follow up this way and continue on this way. And he told him to stay with him. He said, I found him to be a good man, until eventually he almost was also going to die. And I
asked him, who do you advise me to go to and he said, Oh, my son. I don't know of anyone who follows our way. Well, I can advise you to, but there has come the time of the Prophet, who will be sent with the religion of Abraham.
He will appear in the land of the Arabs, and will migrate to a land between two lava fields. Between this lava fields will be palm trees, who have characteristics that will not be recognizable. He will eat of what is given as a gift, but he will not eat up charity between his shoulder blades is a seal of profit. What does the seal of profit looks like a rate? No, of course not the seal of profitability.
no secret Prophethood is not the seal of the ring of the Prophet, the rate of the prophets I send them it said, those who lost the seal of prophethood is a mark that the people of faith knew the final messenger would have. It's a mark literally is a circle. That is like, as big as a pigeon, egg University pigeons egg, it's about this big.
And it is between the shoulders of the apostles. And it's simply a raised level of skin, which is darker than the rest of the body of the processor around it are some hair, and it has like some mold or dots around that area. That is a sealer.
If you can go to that land and do so that he died, it was very sad, I stayed in it until the last panel title will. And then
some merchants passed by that we're going to that lab. So I said to them,
You are from this land of the herbs, I will give you every belonging that I have. And I have some cows and some sheep and three to take me there from the tribe of Luca. Luca, what does it mean? What
does this mean? These people are bad people. Okay, I'll tell you why. There's so many scholars, there are many companions of the Prophet that also came from the tribe, like
the tribe thing happened to me. Why do we have this kind of thing they said, we named our sons for our enemies. So they will name them things like head, or how warm or softer which means I caught or literally even kamiah, which means the son of the ugly woman.
So we name our sons for our enemies, we name our daughters for ourselves. Like I had Janina, right. So this is the traditional errors, why donors This is.
So they said, Okay, fine, give us your belongings. And they took me with it. Then we passed by as we were going through the Arabian Peninsula to go to the land of the Arabs looking for this land. And when we reached why the Apollo which is 300 kilometers from the city of the officer within
they want me to my belongings, and it took me as a slave and shackled me. And they brought me to the city that I didn't know where I was. But he said I started seeing lava fields, extinct dead lava rocks, and among them a land full of a palm trees.
They pulled him literally, to the land where the profits was.
And as he walked by the system, this looks this looks like the palm trees. I hope that this was the land that my companion had described to me. But I was not sure. Once I was there, they sold me to a bed from a Jewish tribe of 141.
He said, a cousin of his one days came to him while I was
harvesting his days. And he yelled out a statement.
This was after a number of years. He said to him,
I swear. I think the Arabs have found the prophets that they were looking for. And said as soon as I heard that I lost Dallas and I fell to the ground. And I ran to my master at that time. So what prophet are you talking about? What prophet? Are you saying that hit me? And
he threw me and I fell down.
And when he said that, to go back to work, he said nothing. I just wanted to make sure that you were saying something, I had something, I collected it. And I wanted to make sure that this was given to this problem. So he said after some time, I wanted to take some time off. And I went to the messenger that they claimed was the Messenger of Allah says, When wasn't allowed, he said I came to him. And I asked him, I have heard that your righteous manner. And that's your companions were strangers that are in need. He brought him some dates. And he said, this is some charity
that you can have.
And I see that you are more in need of it than anyone else.
So he said the Messenger of Allah cinema took that from and he gave it to his companions, and he loved the meat and I saw that he didn't eat from it. And he said, I said to myself, this is what
he said sometime later, I went and grabbed this from the farm. Some more days for the purpose of the law instead of I said, this is a gift. I see that you do not eat food from charity. So this is a gift we've introduced to the messengers myself, ate some of it and told us companions to eat. So I said to myself, this is true
asked how the child has one month because the first companion from the
one of the prophets I seldom came to Medina died passed away. He was one of the chiefs of the unsought. And one of the reasons why the calls hasn't came to Medina, he was one of the ones who gave him as allegiance and backup for the Profit System, the company's evil asset. He passed away. He said, I came to the rescue alongside him when he was in a lot of way and attended the funeral of this companion.
And he was wearing two shawls and was sitting among his companions, I greeted him with the move behind them, trying to look at his back to see if I can see the seal over his shawl over in the shop. And the prophets has recognized that.
He said, what the messenger lost a lot he was in a Swami going behind me to realize what I was trying to find. And that after the janazah was done, he put his show lower, so that I could see and I saw the seal of the Prophet. He said, when I saw the seal of the Prophet hood, I was overwhelmed and I have the Prophet from behind. And he started to weep.
You know, also manifests he was at this point, he was 16 years old. 16 years old. Many of us states and our fantasies young man when he was 16 years old, he's been looking for the process of law to settle for 60 entire years, and in slaving and ran away from his family overcame all obstacles, how horrible man who almost misguided him because of his example. But he stayed on this truth, looking for it hungry for yearning for it. The question was, are we not hungry for the truth?
Are we looking for this truth? Are we taking for granted the fact that we
do we take for granted?
How many people are are wandering out there?
With no attachment to a law, missing that from their lives? But you do plus, you're here, you're in the question of the Prophet slicin have a massage in from the side of the wall. We built on an artist example. Do we take that for granted? Do we have that yearning constantly with a connection with the last parameter? He said, I started embracing him kissing and weeping. And the profit hasn't LED.
Until he was done. Then he said turn around.
he said to him, tell me your story.
Tell me your story.
And he said, he told his story to the prophets of Allah is Allah in nothing next.
Just remember that this is the same graveyard. He told his own story to the Prophet sizer. Two amazing things I want you to pay attention to. Number one,
a man who saw truth will scold him difficult enough nozzles
just leave you.
This is what it says it
is what the process is.
That do people think just because they say I believe that they will not be tested. We tested those who came before you to know who's truthful.
And who is of the liars. The problem, though the people who will be tested the most are the prophets.
Then those after that, according to their faith, I promise you I've never seen something so powerful. That remember the the fires that took place here
and hearing some of the Muslims
over the last they had from the family,
including a mother on this on this earth, I will never understand what the loss of mothers over their children, mothers and fathers. This is something that's apparent law is so beyond power. You know that a loss of habitat is the only one who can give strength to a mother or father who's lost a child, no one can know. It would make human beings go insane. But the strength of the man a lot of gifts to this mother was off the child and how much peace they give them in their heart, even though they're going through pain and difficulty and they cry, but they believe there will be reunited with them. Charlottetown is seeing this mother and she's crying but she's saying this is a little girl.
This was a little girl or the or the Bangladeshi uncle last night members of his family in the fire, you know, look at the peace Allah gave that man.
That's not random. That's from the man he cultivated his heart from this law from trusting the last panel
having conviction and
so all of this hardship that he went through he literally in the end of that hardship
Slavery was told to the city that the profit was going to come.
That one should have reason. And that is why when we also hardship, no disease, there's a reason. There's wisdom. You may or may not know and no one will know it. No, but I have trust the last part. The second thing is what happened to the fourth lesson. The province was exiled and kicked out of NACA, by his own family, by his people.
He came to Medina and in the first month of Robins, the manufacturing without even doing anything, as if to show the profit or profit. There are people that have been searching their entire lives for you. So be comforted in your heart.
be comforted in your heart, you were rejected by your family. But this man has been looking for you his entire life and loves you more than even his own family.
This is what the deen of Allah subhanaw taala does at one lobby. There's people out there, they only need to hear Islam. They're going through difficulties. They're going through hardships. They're just waiting for us to speak to them.
And they've been searching for this Dean. But
how do you do that you're scanning the streets are yelling is
best believers The one who makes sense with the people? Yes, I know. And you know, some kind of British culture some is very rude to be very open and ask people how they are just kind of like in the tube and we looked at the sky like they don't make any eye contact. But we don't live like that with our neighbors. Don't live like that with your co workers with your friends.
Get to know them, invite them over give them gifts. This is what our tuna teaches, they will see there's something different about you and they will ask tell them you know this is this is our eat this coming up for example or something an occasion and we celebrated our faith such as they will ask what is this religion
and you give them that opportunity they will accept
I told the message of
my story as I have told you Oh enormous dimensional last one is companions to hear that. So yeah. Tell us then salon, he said was kept busy with being as a slave until he missed attending three years with the prophet SAW sentiment as a is it as bad as Mr. Bhalla whether it Mr. Walker. So the message of a loss of love wise and asked about him, that you you're just busy. What is that that's causing this? He said that? It's because I'm in slavery. So he said draw up a contract to buy your freedom Olson.
He said so I drew up a contract with my master in return. And he made two conditions which are impossible. He said that you have to before you leave,
plant 300 trees, they have to grow to their full winter harvest. And you have to give me 40 Gold sacks full of gold for 40 sacks of gold. So the message I sent him I said to the companions help you
help your brother? Do we help the people in our community? Do you know the difficulties are your brothers and sisters are going
to help some people are facing difficulty their lives? Ask about people though some people probably praying the same question what the same person next to their line in the first row or second or whatever. And for 1015 2030 years, they've never asked about the visitor their whole work ethic. This is not the attitude of a believer. The problem is
he's going through this difficult situation. So they helped me with palm trees. One man gave 30 small trees another gave 20 and other gave 15 another big 10 Do you know why he's giving you specific numbers? Cuz he knows those people. You don't think so that made you offer them individually until he died? How long? He remember that. He just walked he just mentioned that by the amount of trees that they had. But surely somebody will remember those people. He said each man gave according to what they could each person did, until they collected 300 small trees. Then
he goes the man and dig the hole where they planted. When you have finished come to me I'll pack them with my own hand. This was in an area called r1 near the Hobart area where the bundle formula live. That's where that's where the the area is near the whole barn. So he says as far down the halls for them, and my companions help. So the companions you Helton is called not just here, take the money and go. Now how can I be of help? Truly, what are you going through? Do you need me to take your children to school? There's a matter of how that's happening. I will be there. How can I help you?
genuine help. We think that we can throw some money at problems and they'll go away. Don't be involved in everything.
So he said after that, the prophets Allah wa you sent him a cane and planted them with his own hands.
By the one who holds the soul of Salaam in his head, not a single tree among them died.
And I paid off all the trees with the remaining money, usually a date tree sapling takes five years to grow, to harvest, they all grew in that year with the hearts
except a few. So I came to the messenger also.
And he said, What happened? He said, all the trees, except a few. So on top
of my head.
So I went and planted those trees with his head, the following year, those trees grown, they became 300. That he said, What happened to the person where the contract was, he raised his hand. So what happened with him, he said, I paid off everything except the gold money. So and the result was in the claim.
He gave him the gold, he said, Take this, and pay off what you owe, and free yourself. So I took it and waited for them. And by the one in whose hand is the Soul of the Man, it was exactly 40
sacks of gold, just like the man asks why pay them their dues, and I was set free. And I came to the profits of law audience, as a free man to the Battle of 150 in Asia, to comply with
the norms that was for the opia. Each year, each, each measurement is 29.75 grams of gold, those gold sacks, multiply that by 40. And the each gram of gold is about $38.48. American. So he bought some fantasy a lot, it was a gift to free himself. So sometimes you can buy a little freer for $45,000 791 cents, the same amount that I'm working on the long pay to free level one.
This is the story of some manufacturers in the different struggles that he went through. So not a lot, who went through a lot with the profit. So we'll know what he says, including when he was free, he was freed at the right time.
When he was freed up in the in the fifth year of Asia, they needed some kind of fallacies advice, because this is the time which was one of the lowest points in all of history. And that is they were attacked, like they were never attacked before ever, not like not like
the Jewish tribe committed treason against the puffle, solo and sided with the philosophy pagan beckons, to join forces with the Arab tribes of Northern Arabia to attack and seize Medina and annihilate them with a force of 10,000 soldiers. The entire population of a deal at that time was roughly 12,000. So they almost brought up a soldier for every man, woman and child, how many soldiers in the process and how to defend only 3000. So they said, what should we do if we allow them to come then we will, we will be taken over? So Samantha fallacy happened to be that at that time, and he said, Yes, we'll love it. Patricia, we have a strategy that might be useful here. They
said what he said is that when we were afraid we built a trench. So I took that advice from Savannah, Tennessee, exactly what it was. And they built a trench 2.7 kilometers long
and six meters deep. And the officers have divided them into two in order to compete with one another and good 1500 will dig the trench 1500 with with a garden. And he divided them into managing and so on those who migrated from outside of India, and they are sort of the citizens of India. So they all divided amongst one another
was left among them. He didn't know where to fit. So
he's with us. He's from
he's looking along. So the particle system is smarter than competing over this man. And he says he's not from Ohio city is that from the assault center in
Santa Fe is from us, the house of the Prophet slicer. And that is one of the leaders and it is from the village of the prophets. I said because of this, because of this honey, at the end of the life was about a fantasy. He participated in the conquest of the Office of the Lord,
including the conquest of Persia.
The library came from so he went back to his home but he came home with Islam. He was one of the deputies of the general Southern we will pass and when they reach the capital city, the way personnel was set up is the purchase or severely did not trust one
because they would use any over a one another to for power. So whatever they do, they split the entirety of Persia, two kingdoms. Every King was also not trusted to live in this kingdom, kingdom, if you want to be a king, they all have to live in one city so they can all watch one another. Because I found it interesting that that scene was called the
Madonna, the city of kings, all the kings of the kingdoms of Persia lived in that city. And then from that city, they chose from all of those kings, one king would be the king of kings, and his name was shotgun shot down. And that was the title of the King of kings. So the the companions of the Prophet went to all the kingdoms on top of the gods of the city of kings, and who they sent to speak as a deputy and a diplomat submanifolds.
So none of us he went and spoke to them, so we can be kind to them and tell them the choices that they had. He said, I have the same origin as you expected the person of course.
He said, I will be compassionate towards you, you have three options. Don't think of us as the Roman Persian, the Roman Empire came into the burn down or cities took your woman as their possessions we don't do. You have three options. You can embrace Islam. And we will be your brothers equally with the same privileges and obligations. You can pay a tax and we will govern you fairer, this tax is less than half the Muslims pay you 2.5% the DC tax in the entirety of the person's life and
Islam was less than the tax of Muslims. If you explain this to some people, maybe they'll expect
it is your choice. If you don't accept this tax, you don't accept to be our brother we have we will announce one.
So they accepted the tax. The kings were were not taken as prisoners of war, etc. They were allowed to freely live. And they entered that city, that city when they entered, it was a fulfillment of the prophets of prophecy.
When remember the 100 when they were digging, when they were digging that trench, they happen to come across a giant boulder
prophet SAW himself plotted the way they should date. So they said if this is the direction the Prophet told us today, let's go ask him because we're not going to go around with this. It's in the way of our of our dignity. So the Prophet says of a king, minimum. Yes.
He was a key him while you are
whatever's in the heavens and whatever is on the earth glorifies
the Sovereign, the pure, the Exalted in Might, the Wise, and is He who sends in unlettered messenger from among themselves, reciting to them is versus purifying them, and teaching them the book and
although they were before misguided and clearer,
and others, who was was not with Heaven, that will later join them. And he is the exalted in mind, the all wise, that is the bounty in favor of a loss of habitat he gives to whomever He wills, and a law is the possessor of Greek favor.
And others who worked with him, will join him. Who are these people? Who are these people? The prophesised dilemma, goes to salon puts his hand on his shoulder, and he says, if if faith, were even in the forest of stars and the North Star, people that came from his lands, and people less and manufactures, he will go and find it to attainment.
praisings defense, he's the type of person and guess what, you and i, you and our forefathers, people accepted Islam. were worshiping, worshiping idols worshiping nothing
But a lot of guidance, a lot guidance. What are the Arina that the province of law isn't mentioned we are the others who are with the province, I send them minimum numbers and hopefully, that will join them in their state status in the highest levels of Linda inshallah to Allah blesses me,
to grant us the ability to overcome our own struggles and difficulties and obstacles, whether it's in our families in our community, as well as politics always search for truth. We ask our sponsor to make us of those exit lights another fallacy that always seeks the right guidance and overcomes the stinginess of our hearts, the stickiness of our souls, we have all kinds of give us this purely from his book, from the from the way of the Prophet so long as there's also a sense of bless us and our families, our children, to remove from our communities, the use of drugs from our children, from from all those who are going through depression and anxiety philostratus grab that comfort and
solace in the heart for the young men and women seeking, seeking a better lifestyle than to be in what pleases in the last part of town. That's called common sense of bliss, all of you in this community and those who run this question can increase them and make this a place that is welcoming for anyone in the community who seeks truth and guidance so that this would be a place that welcomes to the light of the loss of power, not causes them from it was the loss of energy, Mohammed