Manāzil al-Sā’irīn #104 – Chapter on Union

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Bismillah Alhamdulillah wa salatu salam ala rasulillah

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in order to proceed.

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So, today inshallah we will have station 99 that is the station of examiner or union and in fact we will talk about explicit and implicit divorce.

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this is the sort of the station before the last next one will be about coheed

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which is the 100th station in Mazda satine Zama is the engineering station in Manassas city in a book about loop this gap is our

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static spirituality that was written by the name of the Hara, we know a lot Allah

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who died in the year for 180 after hedra

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we have come to the La Fenix 98 days the 9998 stations plays the 99 and we will have one more to go and we will be done with a book inshallah. It's also not worthy to say that the first two volumes of my data set again has been the translation of the data set again

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the translation of the data just said 18 by Dr.

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Anjum ye Miranda has been released the first two volumes have been released

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they are available online

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some of that are just static in certainly his

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commentary on how to say it

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it's the best commentary

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you know in every respect as far as I'm concerned I'm maybe a little biased but

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it is a great book and if you are able to read my data set it in any language

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then I would certainly recommend that for you

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see if I'm online mmm and how we are from Allah tala

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here in

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Italy beginning of the station or union which can be translated as union and can be translated as many other things as we will see dependent on what you we are understanding of union is or Jeremiah's?

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He said

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calama xojo naramata is Rahmatullah kinilaw harana Allah Almighty said and you through not to Mohammed salatu salam

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when you through but it was a law who threw you through not when you threw but it was a lot more through? Why the Why is the shift. Starting by this first, it's quite obvious, because in JAMA there is he wants to say in JAMA there is

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that's your union with the last panel tada in the sense that

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at least as far as we are, understand, as far as

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we are understanding the shape, this is a sort of a mental

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exercise, not an extra mental reality. But in this mental exercise, there is no one except a law.

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So you did not throw but it was a law, who threw

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you could also say that this is as far as the mental thing is like you are, you want to be able to focus on Allah subhanaw taala to the point where you're not distracted by anything else, and to the point that you're not seeing anything else or perceiving of anything else. But you could also say that even the extra mental reality and the extra mental reality you want.

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Not only that you want but the reality is, Allah is the real and how can the sense that he is the ultimate clause, the final cause, the first and the final cause. So compare the two him everything else that is getting things into that is disposable. That is the effect of the first and the final cause. That's the Manifestation of the Names and attributes of Allah subhanaw taala compared to him.

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It is as if they don't exist.

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They don't have reality

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compared to their Creator, their maker their causer, the ultimate effectors of Hannover, Todd. So there are multiple layers. But this particular idea,

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we have to understand that also in the sense of the impacts to the eye, the context of the eyes, the prophet SAW, someone picked up some pebbles, and threw them like a handful of pebbles and threw them at the puffer of Christ.

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And they basically hit all of them, that handful of pebbles hit all of them, Well, certainly, this is miraculous. So, you could certainly see why

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saying to him, You have not thrown but it was a law who was true, because any human being who picks up a handful of pebbles and throw them

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hundreds of people, he will not hit each and every one of them.

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So, so that is part of the context. So what does what does it mean? But can we say that this is applicable to any parameter to any throwing? to any amen? Can we say that you could say that in a sense, in what sense, so you when you aim at a target, the act itself, the initiation of the act itself, as from you, but the hitting is a loss, because you could aim, but you may not hit your target, no matter how good you are? So that in that sense, you have not thrown in the sense that you are not the one who hit the target, or the you're not the one who

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basically caused the target to be heard. But you initiated the act, you executed the act of throwing, that's as far as much as far as you can do, you could do this, this is your act, but anything else is beyond your control, and it is

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can you say that this is the the ayah is appropriate? It depends on how you understand zamana depends on how you understand the idea. So in a sense, it is appropriate because it it basically drives a home the concept that Allah is in full control, and that you're really not in control, you can do you can only do what like what you can do.

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But the results are not in your hands.

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Then she starts to talk about drama, and he says of Jamal mascota. Union is that which ends all dispersion,

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aka dispersion, distractibility.

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So drama is the opposite of FARC. And

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in JAMA, she would say is via Tomoko masala keen, which means the end of all stations of the seekers, there is so much talk in Islamic spirituality and what is called Islamic mysticism. Although we prefer Islamic spirituality, over mysticism, because we want to demystify,

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we do not want the hyper technicality we do not want

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the superfluous discourse, because that was not the way of the prophets of Solomon the Sahaba.

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It was straightforward, simple, the way of the Quran, accessible, understandable by all people not superfluous,

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not redundant. So, we sometimes when we

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go too far and explaining and like a simple, easy concept, we complicate it, we make it more sort of covert than it is.

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And sort of more convoluted than it should be. And so at the end of the day, the genre that we want the togetherness with a law, the union with a law that we want, which has nothing to do with divine indwelling include, or at hand, which can be translated as Union as well

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and has nothing to do with modernism and has nothing to do with pantheism. Nothing to do with any of that the Gemini that we want to have with a last minute tada or togetherness that we want to have with a lion Union as we have with Allah.

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As john or him mature errata is when your pursuit, your aspiration,

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you're gonna stay in is all about Allah, only you do we seek help from. So like your aspiration,

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pursuit you're seeking

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is only dedicated to Allah you are not looking for anyone else for any help.

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You are not favoring the pleasure of anyone over the pleasure of Allah subhanaw taala and so on and so forth. So you basically bring all of your aspirations together and dedicate them to Allah.

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And then he cannot, but only you do, we worship, you bring all of your power, your strength, your well your willpower and your resolve all of that, here, Radha. You bring it all together, and you dedicate it all to Allah. So yeah, cannot Buddha can stay in is the summary of all of this, only you do we worship, and only you do we seek help from. So your head is not fractured.

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Your resolve is not fractured, is not divided. It's all for the pleasure of Allah subhanaw taala. That's your union with Allah, you have united you have brought together all of your errata and dedicated to a law that is URI the union of your errata with a law to the point where your errata becomes in complete conformity with the errata of Allah subhanaw taala. So you become in conformity with his errata Shariah, Anuradha Cabernet, that which he wants, and that which he likes, that which he decreed wanted to happen, and that which he likes to happen. Those two era that of Allah subhanaw taala become one in you. So because everything that you do is what he wanted to happen, and what he

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loved or liked, or desire to happen.

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So, that is the gem errata and then the john.

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You know, john Atala

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is basically when

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you only pursue our last one, oh Tyler for all your needs, your heart is attached to a lost pinata. Your heart is reliant on Allah alone attached to Allah alone implores Allah alone. That's the kind of style economical way I can assign as the summary of the good Sunni union here together. And this was the last one.

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Now, so there are three different types of Union as we had said before, and we talked about union so many times, because drama is something that the chef talks about a lot. So there are three different types of union there is Gemma Rada.

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And then there is drama.

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And then there is drama with Jude

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or the existential union, existential union is what leads to modernism and, and pantheism that is when

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you're basically

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debilitates your ability to discern between the creator and the creation.

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And that is when you fall into the heresy of modernism. And that is when you fall into the heresy of pantheism or Mormonism or both.

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And that certainly is not the only agenda that we that we want.

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And we have to be aware of this and we have to be alert to the difference between the creator and the creation. Patients exist, they have reality that they Yes, they are contingent beings. Yes, they are disposable, yes, compared to Allah. It is as if we have no reality. But our God is the real creator. He actually created real creations that do actually have ontological existence.

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And we cannot deny, you know, like because if you deny that you're touching something here, or you're holding to something, then then that epistemologically that is disastrous, that's catastrophic, then there's basically nothing that can be done.

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proven nothing can that can be known to you.

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So, so, that existential a you know, union is not the the Sony union, what about Jama should

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never shoot is related to financial You know, there has been an absolute financial and financial era the the financial basically the self-annihilation leads to the drama. So, there are comparable concepts, they are sort of interrelated concepts, because you will not have drama union with a line to the half an hour. So, Jana Fernando dude leads to JAMA, what would you or would do the, and the front end issue leads to Jama shuddhi. And then the final adhirata leads to Jama era that So, self annihilation will lead to Union. Now, the self annihilation, the existence of annihilation, where you basically have no, you blur out the distinction between the creator and creation. We have

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nothing to do with this.

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What about the What about Jama? Radha?

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Radha? Radha we have everything to do with us. That is what we seek that is what we aspire for. That is what we want. That our errata becomes in complete, complete conformity with a lousy Radha to the point where we have there is no distinction. Whatever we want laomi no hydroclimatic want

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to be none of you would have complete belief or faith until his desires are consistent with that or congruent or like in conformity with that are in complete harmony with that, that I have brought for us the revelation. So in complete conformity with Divine Will, you know, your work becomes in complete conformity with the divine Well, that's what we see, does that at the end of the day mean that there will be one wheel or

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one wheel?

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No, it still that this still does not mean that

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you will have your will, but it will be in complete conformity with the laws will one well means one being and that again leads us to monitor

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but your well is in complete conformity with his will that there is no distinction practically, there is no distinction because it is always incomplete conformity with a divine way does it mean it is one Well no, it is not. You are wanting purpose with Allah subhana wa Tada. Has Jesus peace be upon him as reported to have said in the Bible.

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So, God and I are one mean that means one and purpose if he if he had actually said that.

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And he also said you and God are one or are you God and I are one. So, that means that why you were one in purpose, if he had actually said that.

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But that does not mean that we have one whale because if we have one will then we have one being of Jesus's will is a laws will the exact same thing. Then we have one being

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and Allah subhanaw taala that, you know, uses that uses that to refute any duality in the universe. Okay, if he mad at me, Lola law, life as a data, if there were gods other than a law, they would have corruption How would have prevailed in the universe? Because if you have two whales, the two whales well they verse and then two whales in control of one dominion, that Dominion will be in complete chaos and corruption. So, it does not mean when we talk about it at our that when we talk about Jamaat errata it does not mean that our will and a last word would become one Well it means that our wealth becomes in complete conformity, harmony, congruent with our laws will subdued,

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subservient, etc.

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So these are the two ends one we want gianmaria Radha one we do not want and we're on our way from which is drama exists, existential union. And what about the one in the middle which is basically the mental you

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It is basically Gemma shoe, it's a mental unit. It is when you are not seeing anything but Allah subhanaw taala not perceiving of anything, but Allah subhanaw taala everything else drops from your shoes from your vision from your sight, your heart sight, you know, everything else is jaw drops.

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Is that something that we want

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Gemini, that type of that type of finance, financial award and that type of demo union with the last pinata where you're not seeing anything other than Allah subhanaw taala.

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is you want this to the extent that you are not distracted by silver. Bye.

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All else, you're not distracted. But do you really want this?

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Like you do not want to see anything other than Allah. But how could you be like How could you

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be alert to your enemies? How could you be alert to the shutdown? A lot of worrying because of the shutdown so so often, factory to auto take him as an enemy. How could you take him as an enemy if you're not seeing him? How could you take you know your human enemies, our Be alert or vigilant or cautious about your human enemies or about evil in general? Even as a concept

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there will be a problem here if you're not seeing anything, but I lost my dad. And the problem here when you don't see anything but Allah subhanaw taala is that the Iranian errata Shariah will be confounded. here can you conflate the two errata of Allah subhanaw taala Allah wanted things in this universe that he does not like.

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But if you're unable to see anything about Allah subhanaw taala and unable to see anything about the work of Allah, then you may accept it or other Shara Cabernet as a rather Shariah. And that is fatalism. Basically, when you see evil as the work of a law, so you love it, because it's the work of Allah.

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Now, you want to see Allah subhanaw taala, in control of all things, and you do not want to have any dualism in your heart. So you want to see a law as being the source of everything that happens in his universe, and nothing happens in his universe that's outside of his control. But you do want to have this distinction between what he wants and what he loves.

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So that you could

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destinies with destinies has, you know, or you could run away from destiny to destiny, as well not only alone, who said, you resist the destiny by destiny, as the Sahaba you resist evil by good, and so on.

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if and I shoot and that Jama that mental JAMA, we want to have it enough to not be distracted

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and to have complete focus on Allah subhanaw taala and not be distracted. And as some of the Mushaf say,

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a car becomes like glass boards that will not obstruct your vision from seeing what's beyond them, allies the door the effector the ultimate cause first and final cause. So the glass board will not prevent you from seeing the beyond them. But you're still able to recognize that the glass board exists and you don't try to into the glass board because it can hurt you and so on and so forth. You recognize the glass board does exist but it never obstructs your vision from focus your focus on the divine subhana wa tada and seeing that he is the source of all things and he is the ultimate effector.

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So, these are the three different types of general llamada Rada which are correspond to fena because an athlete's the general, your self-annihilation leads to your union or union or together and this with a loss of anata. You know that should and would, you'd hear that that's we want all of that in the sense of complete conformity and subservience, subservience to his well

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Would you existential, we do not want any of that show who we want to have that as much as we said, you know, that keeps us focused and prevents us from getting distracted. But also we want to be able to see everything around us. So that we are.

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So our feet are sort of rooted in the reality, who want to be rooted in the reality we want to be completely observant and cognizant of the reality alert and, and so on.

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But at the same time, we don't want that reality to distract us from Allah subhanaw taala and from our focus on Allah. So that FARC Gemma is opposite the FARC Dharma means Union for commune separation.

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FARC is when you have these distinctions, distinction between you know, there is the farka between

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irata lakonia suraiya mckone mushara. So, Allah as well as universal well and a laws, what is called our religious well or that which Allah likes, legislative well sometimes called legislative Well, anyway, that which Allah likes verses like that which Allah wants, if not everything he wants, he likes.

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So, that is important for the factor between the creator and the creation is an important factor, the factor between the cause and effect is an important factor. The factor between the cause and effect is an important factor to basically denial the cause or the denial of the causes, these are intermediate causes, not the first and the final cause because a lot is the first and the final cause, but deny intermediate cause to deny that they have any effect

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and to not see anything other than Allah as the only effector not just the ultimate effect. Basically.

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Can you say that Allah is the only factor in a sense, yes, because even the cause and effect are likely the cause created the effect and created the causal relationship.

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And when when we say that the law created the causal relationship, do we mean that the law created the causal relationship and gave it autonomy? So, it is autonomous now working for inertia? Working by itself? No, absolutely not.

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So that's a clue Armada or that sort of innate inherent power in the causes to lead to their effects

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causes have inherent power to the to their effects, fire burns has inherent power power to burn, you know, sharp objects cut, they have any here and power to cut that inherent power, is it something a lot creative, instilled in the universe and then left the universe to be basically working autonomously, no,

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all of this is being perpetually created by Allah, the cause, the effect and the causal relationship, but we are seeing that the causes leading to the effect and we are attaching the cause to the effect unless Allah wills otherwise. Because if he is perpetually creating the cause, the effect and you know, the causal relationship, you know, if he is perpetually creating that and maintaining that, then he can suspend it. So, that the fire does not cut anymore does not burn anymore, and the knife does not cut anymore. So,

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there is it is having sort of clear recognition of those rules, you know, you know, differences between the you know,

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creator the creation, you know, the different decrees of Allah subhanaw taala cause and effect and so on and so forth is important, that is called the Father. Now, father can lead to Africa can lead to dispersion,

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right or wrong? Yes. Because the like people who are consumed into Yamanaka Hara Hara dhania Hamada, definitely on Rafi rune, they know the exterior of the life of this the exterior of the life of this world. But there are heatless concerning the hereafter. So is there

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Consumption into absorption into the cause and effect, for instance, will make them think that this is it, that the material causes in front of us are sufficient to explain the reality. They are not, you know, he, even someone like Hume would recognize that you can even prove that the cause leads result, you know, leads through constantly to that effect, he can prove it, right?

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In what sense, in the philosophical certainty in the sense of philosophical certainty, can you be certain that the causes lead to that effect? Humes says, No, you are only seeing sort of

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repetition and that repetition gives you the impression by vicious sort of repetitive events give you that impression that fire burns, because you've seen it burned so many times, can you actually prove that this clause leads to that effect? No, you can.

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So, but people who are materialistic, they think that they can explain everything around them. And they have, basically enough here in this world, to explain their reality. And to have a complete picture of the reality. And that is, that's problematic. And that is the flicker that is dispersion.

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Certainly, we're not talking about the flip of the atheist, and people who deny the existence of God or the people of America. But when your heart becomes

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basically not completely absorbed, but even just slightly distracted. Like when you feel that your job interview tomorrow,

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that your resume will depend on your job interview tomorrow.

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And you're so anxious about your job interview, because you feel that, you know, your future is dependent on that job interview.

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Or, you know, interviewing for college admissions, or whatever it is.

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That is the flicker, that is distraction.

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And that is that is blameworthy to flip.

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That's blameworthy. So far, to be discerning, does not necessarily lead to the flipper. But if it leads to the flipper, then you need to go back and immerse yourself, submerge yourself in that discourse of mine as a necessity. And then you heal your heart from that fragmentation of well. And that fragmentation of focus, you need that immersion

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without overdoing it, stem recognize like stem living in

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your Sahaba the the prophets on salamander Sahaba would be your best role models, and managing to do this, and managing to discern between things and to be well rooted, and the reality without losing their focus on the divine. So hello. So Gemini, Moscow, Africa union is that which ends all dispersion.

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No fragmentation of focus terminates all illusions. kapa Shara terminates all illusions illusion is when you refer to Allah. So there is someone referring, and there is a reference, and there is the reference and what they're referring to I'm sorry, very, very different reference three, someone referring reference and

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the act of referring or illusions.

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And if if, if you're in the state of JAMA, then

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then there is no illusions anymore. Because the illusion or the referring would require that there is somebody out there to refer to a reference. But in a state of JAMA, there is no one. So you have been completely

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absorbed into your focus of attention, that you're not deferring anymore. Because that's the Active Point. It means that there are two different distinct beings, one is pointing and the one who's being pointed to

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and all of this if it is

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You know, that mental exercise, then? We certainly have much the benefit from this if it is a mental exercise and we're not talking about ontological or existential reality here we're just talking about the mental exercise.

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And then we'll properly Shara or sassanian may have seen bothers a hottie Temkin well Bharati monitor when

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so Gemma ends the dispersion terminates all illusions looks beyond the water and clay. Shaquan in your teen looks beyond the water and clay after to establishment

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looks beyond the water and clay it's either your spirit rises above your water and clay above the body. So you go back to being the spiritual being that you were before you came into that body

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or your chakras on and in that you look beyond any anyone who has made have met on theme mahane you know, cleaning laws, so that anyone who's created from Mountain water and clay is not worth your attention.

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These these attachments, attachments to human beings are the most ardent attachments that cause you a distraction from Allah subhanaw taala isn't that true?

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You know, when you know, attachment to human beings, that total enthrallment you love someone to the point where you become absorbed into the menu vanish into the stuff. If you love anyone other than Allah subhanaw taala that love that is the worst distraction from Allah subhanaw taala

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anyway, attachments that human beings in general are the greatest distraction, even seeking the pleasure of people acceptance and pleasure and recognition, fame, celebrity popularity, etc. Isn't that one of the worst distractions from focusing on the pleasure of Allah subhanaw taala

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and love that is pathological love, that's excessive love of human beings were so shocked Hassan Emmanuel teen is either you rise transcend, above your own water and clay, that is your own lowly carnal fleshly

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being and desires or shaquanda may or teen will mean that you have looked beyond anyone who is made of water and clay and all of those attachments do not distract you from the pursuit of a loss of pleasure or shackles on an AR T. But so how did them gain Well, at the minute that we brought them in? After to establishment, what barometer when clearance or variation, through establishment through establishment in your spiritual state.

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You can also say through establishment in the knowledge of this area, through establishment and reality. So

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could be some key it and it is it could be both could be Tom keen that you are you have to key in, in the reality you are not confused.

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You are not basically in a cloud of mysticism and confused No you are well rooted in the reality just like the Prophet Solomon, the Sahaba, alert, vigilant, cognizant of what's happening around fighting evil and so on.

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But you could all it could it means as well you're in in your spiritual states, your establishment and your spiritual states. But I'm in a third way and clearance of variation that we in variation is

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when you become sensitive to the variables sensitive to the variables, in what sense because sometimes they talk about you know, the RF

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having variations

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and the cafe having consistency and sometimes they flip this

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they say that the men will have consistency and the cafe will have variations. So in what sense Are we not supposed to have variation.

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So if your ultimate objective is Allah subhanaw taala and your journey to Allah subhanaw taala is full of variables.

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Your focus is on your ultimate objective, which is Allah subhanaw taala

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you will be subject to variations. So, sometimes you will be in a state of undesired, sometimes you'll be in a state of about

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expansion and contraction, you know, sometimes you will have Herzen the, you know that pious

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grief, sometimes you will have too much

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sometimes you have fear sometimes you have hope and so on. Why, because you have one objective, one objective and the variables on the journey to Allah subhanaw taala will cause you since you're focused on this one objective. So, if the if if the non believer for instance, their objective is their own happiness, their own accomplishment, they will judge all the variables because they're not walking in a straight line. There is no one objective here, whatever it is that we've caused them gratification.

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So, they will be able to dodge all the variables and all the sort of variables on the journey because there is no one focus you are having one focus and the variables that come between you and the ultimate objective, the one focus will affect you will cause variation in your spiritual states. So, that is as far as the moment is subject to variability to variation to variance.

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But, on the other side, the objective for the believer is one, so he is not subject to variability or variation. So,

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he's not subject in the sense that he's still following the straight path walking on this path. No diversions, no deviations, no distractions, walking on that straight path. And the variables will not affect his journey on this straight path. He's walking down the straight path. So when you when you are in a state of fear or hope

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these are two different states. But your direction is the same. So you're free of variation in terms of the direction continuing to be the same. The hook is continuing to be the same and you're walking with the same speed. So no matter what ultimately I'm in a moment and I'm rahula Kira sobre todo sobre Shaka Africana Kira

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Shakira Sagar Africana Kira LA. So I wonder I marvel at the prophets of Salaam Salaam marvel at the condition of the believer or you know, he

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his condition is good or you know, in all of these conditions are good for him. If If, if hardship or adversity befalls him, he becomes patient and that is good for him. And if good fortune comes his way, he becomes grateful and that is good for him. So,

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these variables are not affecting you because you will basically keep on going, showing Sabra here. So I'm showing chakra here, moving in that straight line, to your ultimate objective. But anything that when you know affects your relationship with a lot what affects your spiritual state. So probably in Boston and crowdfund Raja and so on

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will affect your

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spiritual state.

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So clearance of variation in the sense of that no variables on the journey will divert you from your destination

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while callosum into the center away, deliverance from beholding the duality

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what an AFI minute assassinated.

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So the difference from building the reality and suffering the faultiness

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with the knife, even a little

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nephew into the shoe, who the and, you know, ceasing to observe all of them. So that duality that he's talking about?

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Well, why is he mentioning the you know, why is he saying that you have to be delivered from duality.

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Yes, we should be delivered from duality.

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Because even though the shutdown exists, the shutdown is what is like

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sort of a disposable creation.

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Avon is a contingent disposable creation. So that duality that people have in certain philosophies and certain religious,

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basically traditions, between good and evil, between light and darkness, and so on that duality, a Muslim will never have that duality because even though he is aware of the reality, and he recognizes the difference between the creator and the Creator, he is His heart is full with reverence for the Creator, and his heart is full with recognition that all the creations are disposable, art contingent, mean nothing, manifestations are the attributes of the Creator. So his heart is never,

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you know, divided.

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And he will never have that duality.

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And when you know that all things are in one hand, as you know, the mind body Institute of Harvard,

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Dr. Benson from mind body

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and Institute at Harvard, said that nothing is quite named to the soul, than to know that all things are in

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our control the by one.

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And believer will always

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will always have complete confidence in that everything is controlled by Allah subhanaw taala.

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Hand for an ultimate wisdom that we may or may not be able to comprehend, even the famines, even, you know, have everything that happens around us oppression, famines, this and that all the evil that happens in this universe,

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is that under his control, so you you heal yourself from that duality.

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And then within a few min ss,

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suffering the faultiness, that

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the faultiness here is basically your,

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your focus on the causes, because on the factor the causes, you're seeing, you know,

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the, the power of the causes the power of the intermediate causes,

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without seeing beyond them, and without recognizing that those intermediate causes are created by Allah subhanaw taala, it does not mean that you drop the causes, it just means that you see through them.

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But then I came into the show the and season ceasing to observe all of them, to observe all of them. So you will not be observant. The shift wants to say that he will not even be observant of the cause and effect because you understand that Allah is the ultimate cause everything comes from Allah subhanaw taala. So

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that is fine. As far as your heart is concerned. That's hard. As far as your planning and your all of that stuff, you're able to see the cause, because you want to prevent the causes from the resulting under effects, you stopped the cause from resulting in its effect. And so you want to come between the cause and effect if the, basically the effect is undesirable, and you want to promote the cause, and the effect is desirable, but your heart is in one place, your heart is completely confident that the lie is in control. And that these clauses are perpetually controlled and created by Allah subhanaw taala.

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And then he says

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that this is just the definition of a journal. He says he got a job. Mr. Edmondson, Madame Rodin's Madame Ohio, it is of three levels the union of knowledge than the union of actuality than the essence of Union

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for Amazon or enemy for what elecciones so I had for the admin ladhani surfer.

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As for the union of knowledge, it is the other Vanishing of the knowledge of demonstrative proofs into the ladonia knowledge, the knowledge that comes to you from Allah, the monasteries of proofs with vanish, the knowledge of the monster proof will vanish into the knowledge that comes to you from Allah.

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To make this sound more accurate, do you need the knowledge of the monster proves? Yes, sooner imagine after that.

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We will show them that there are signs in the rise and sand and then setting themselves until it has it becomes clear to them that it is the truth.

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You know, realize the truth.

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You do need demonstrative proofs. But after you move from the monster proofs to receive, that we don't need knowledge to have that experience of faith.

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That experience of faith complements, supplements, segments, confirms, affirms the the knowledge of the monster proves beyond the doubt, because the knowledge of the monster proves is always subject to doubt.

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But then when it gets complimented and cemented, established, confirmed by the spiritual imports that come to you from Allah subhanaw taala, then

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it will not be subject to doubt, that is complete certainty that experiential faith is completes, leads to complete certainty. So, that don't need knowledge

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could mean

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knowledge of subtleties you know, some of the scholars for instance, can extract 300 benefits from one verse and you know, us for instance good like why waste the whole day transfer out three or four benefits?

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not wasted, you know, that would be good Still, we figured out, you know, some benefit.

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So, why the, it is not only their

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mental aptitude, it is also the light, the enlightenment of the heart and the light that was cast into their hearts by a loss of time. So, we have to recognize that exists, but it is is it diversion from the meanings in the eye? Are they coming up with things that are unreal, untrue, you know, that they can show

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at least their counterparts, maybe they are unable to show to everyone, but at least the their counterparts know. So it's complimentary knowledge that literally.

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But so the vanishing of the knowledge of the monster proofs It is like, when whenever we're talking about vanishing, we're not talking about existential vanishing, that is something that we you need in order for you to be able to understand what they're talking about. You need to understand their vernacular, their lingo. They're talking about the vanishing of the light of the candle, next to the light of the sun.

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Would that be called vanishing? They would call this vanishing is an existential ontological vanishing, it is not, a candle is still there.

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But put the candle next to the sun.

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And you could you practically say the light of the candle vanishes, practically speaking, you know? Yes, maybe. So that's where that's what they intend to say. Well, Amazon model will do it for water, Rajini Hyatt the Salafi II and it will do the maca. As for the union of actuality it is the complete this this illusion of the end of connectedness into the essence of actualization has for the union of actuality. And

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where, you know,

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way over time here, so, you will need to go back to

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the chapter and we'll do then the chapter on the facade.

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The second level and the chapter of facade, when that connectedness now vanishes into the essence of actualization you will have actualize your spiritual potential in your union with a loss of honor with Allah, that we're not talking about connectedness anymore. We're talking about actualization.

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Back to it and read it there is still a way to understand this properly without getting into problematic concepts straight away to understand this property without getting into problematic concepts if you use all the parameters that we have established in the past.

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What am I in for what he couldn't imagine? For what else he could limit Okay, Lucia is added hockey hockey was a mocha mocha met seddiqi batara for burrito heat. As for the essence of union, it is the re advancement of the reference of illusions into the essence of the real Union as the end of all stations of the seekers and it is

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The shoreline of the ocean of the hate. So as for the essence of union, it is the real management of the reference of illusions into the essence of the real.

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Because this is about, you know,

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you're the mentor the RF, and if we're talking about the mental exercise, there is only the real, there's nothing else

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because put anything next to infinity and it becomes zero.

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So, anything divided by infinity is zero.

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So, they will not be a basically referring and referring person and the act of referring and reference and anything, because mentally, you should in this phase, realize that there is no existence about his existence.

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And use concepts like

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the glass board and the you know,

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its existence with obstructing your vision, use concepts, like the light of the candle next to the light of the sun.

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Use metaphor is like or concepts like

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anything divided by infinity

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equals zero. That's mathematically accurate, right? Is that true or not?

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1 million divided by infinity is what?

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Zero, mathematically accurate. So, your existence compared to our lives existence, the existence of all the constellations that are like created compared to a lie as existence

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is any one of these

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in existence, you know, has no beginning No, have anything have a beginning, therefore, can call Yeah, even if some of the creations will have infinity in the future, none of them had infinity in the past. Therefore, you do the mass, anything divided by infinity equals zero. And in this case,

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it is the real advancement of the reference of illusions into the essence of the real, because the real, is the only true

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in the sense that we explain he is the real

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and union is the end of old Stations of the seekers and it is the shoreline of the ocean of the Hades. Is it the end of all stations and seekers, the highest station of the seekers is

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Subhanallah the SRP og D.

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And honestly the Parramatta must see that x la Exalted is He who took his servant servitude prophets, Allah Salam was described as what

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in the highest of all stations.

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When he ascended to the heavens, and ascended beyond any other credit creation, including debris, and the heavens, there, he was described as Abdi, his servant, servitude is the ultimate, can you say that the ultimate servants will have the ultimate union so that we don't need to create a conflict between the two. You may say that, but then the ultimate

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servant is the Prophet sallallahu sallam, and the rest of the prophets after him. And their type of union is what we should be seeking and what we should be after. It is the Sunni union union that was sort of practiced by the prophet sallallahu Sallam and the companions, anyone who tells us that any means

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innovated not, you know, follow the practice by the Prophet and his companions will take us to a higher station to some type of union that was not realized by the prophets of Salaam and his companions. Do we need that union? No, we don't. We need the union. You know, that they reached if we can ever come close. And therefore that means they used are the means we use to get to that top of union Earth together and this with a loss of productivity has nothing to do that comes back to haunt action other than stuff.

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Take five minutes and then