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Manāzil al-Sā’irīn #98 – Chapter on Subsistence

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It allowed us to be humanoid awesome to proceed into the inshallah we would have the chapter on subsistence or alberca

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and in the session we will have, we will attempt to finish the chapter on Saba

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translated as our

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wedding gift, and then we will proceed on to

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also attempt to finish the chapter on hash rottenness or the good treatment of women.

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companionship,

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which does not necessarily only do with the treatment of women, but it also addresses the treatment of men. It is basically good companionship within the family between the two spouses.

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So, first inshallah we'll start with

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the station of

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Allah. Remember how he died in the year for ad after hedger in his Bookman as a society instead,

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Palazzo.

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Allah said that Allah is better and more lasting, better and more lasting.

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And he usually starts with an eye and we usually try to see where you know the connection or the relevance of the idea to the chapter and the relevance

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may be obvious here. But it's not that obvious because he says, Well lo hydro panelized better and more lasting. The

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subsistence here

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that is addressed in this chapter is the subsistence of the servant of the Lord.

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But since the servant only subsistence through and by the Lord, then it is suitable to start by this verse which talks about the law being the only one who is actually self subsistence, self subsistence

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for long hire and analyze better and more lasting. So

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came and sort of

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when

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the magicians were talking to her out, and they told them that the lies more lasting, so if we count on a lie, we count on the everlasting. If we count on you, we don't we don't we count on the transient and contingent but we count on Allah We count on the everlasting and our subsistence through Allah could be ever lasting.

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But certainly you cannot grant us everlasting subsistence.

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She then started by saying ibaka is more Lima, Lima bappi

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by the financial and so, because

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the financial support the hawala

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subsistence is a name for world class after the annihilation of the inductance and their obliteration, it is of three levels.

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Because we went over the terminology several times before and many of the concepts we will not spend so much time going over the same terminology again, but at the end, we will talk about the concept of versus finance.

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And we will talk about why abeka is higher as a station, and why

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in the different meanings.

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For in some of the meanings is not sanctioned, and some of the meanings are not necessary bridges to the burqa, and some of the meanings are unnecessary Burgess

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talks usually about the inductance. So I had the signposts

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the phenomena, the things and phenomena that point to the cause, to the first cause. Basically all the phenomena and things fall into their first cause. And after you find the first cause,

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or after you find the maker, the creator soprano Tada. The WordPress clause itself is basically controversial whether it should be used or not. I don't find the problem using it. Some of our greatest scholars

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Have

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shied away from using it because of some philosophical connotations.

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But, but I don't find that a problem to to use the word press cause it's an obvious Indian term anyway.

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As we said before, you know, we're not going to fight with terms as long as the meanings are okay, and the meanings could be validated, we're not going to fight with terms necessarily, we just need to clarify what what is meant by them.

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So

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vaca financial

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subsistence is a name for what lasts after the annihilation of the inductance and their obliteration and it is of three levels

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is

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the first level is the substance of the known after the obliteration of knowledge in reality, not only in recognition, in reality, and not only in recognition, so after you lose the knowledge,

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because you have found a model known, and if you find the model of your experience, and you know, had that time will make you lose knowledge of Him.

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So, when you taste the honey, you don't think about the qualities of honey. It's, you know, your experience of money is stronger than your thoughts or your knowledge of its qualities where the land method allows you to love it. And it's terrible, and we're just trying to, we're not comparing a lot to honey, we're comparing your experience to that experience.

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As the profit or loss alum, compare the you know, you're seeing the moon, to seeing the moon to see in our last, our last pinata, on the Day of Judgment you're seeing of the moon, and the authentic connections.

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So that's not comparing a lot to the moon that's comparing, you're seeing the moon, Allah subhanaw, taala, to you're seeing the moon, in this life, for the ease of your seeing the last minute,

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on the day of judgment, the ease of your seeing the moon, and this life.

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So when we when we say that, when your experience will prevail, you're here finding that we'll do here

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which is finding where actualization your experience of the Divine will prevail to over your knowledge of the Divine, to the knowledge gets obliterated, which knowledge is this is not knowledge about the divine and extra mental reality because every known, there is knowledge that pertains to every known, so that knowledge is never obliterated, it is the mental knowledge is your knowledge. In other words, your knowing of the Divine Will be eclipsed by your finding of the Divine, for your actualization.

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So he says a better than

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mine and the first level is subsistence of the known after the obliteration of knowledge in reality, not only in recognition and reality that is in your mental reality, not in the extra mental area,

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not only in recognition,

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and then

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pieces of account maturity by the support issue sudo juden, Lana,

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and the subsistence of the beheld after the obliteration of the beholding, in actuality, not only an expression, in actuality not only an expression, so, not only that, you lose the expression, ie the ability to express

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your your shoe,

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but you lose your own shoe, your own beholding because it is a collapse by the behemoth and Masood.

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Basically, you're gonna strip yourself away from everything that belongs to you that pertains to you, every action of yours, anything that has anything to do with you, so that you may subsist only by him with him for him. So kind of whatnot.

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And then he says, He says ovako madam, yes, can be started Madam jaquan mattawan and the subsistence of He who has coffee

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subsistence of He who has always been

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by erasing that which was not or has not. So,

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basically the same idea of the blank to go back, you go back, you go back, you go back 100 years, 1000 years, 1 million years 10 million years, 1 billion years. And at one point, none of this existence was there and there was only a lot smarter Tyler and you want to capture that point and keep it hold on to so that your salute have a last minute Allah and in fact, your actualization of feather

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is complete and perfect.

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Now,

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having said that, this is what the chef wanted to say that your your your subsistence will only be by him for him with him

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and obviously to the chief finance is a necessary bridge to the car. Why are we then saying that it may not be which does not take away from the status of the shift whatsoever.

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You know, you want to embrace our legacy lovingly and critically examine it and, you know, why do you embrace it, embrace it lovingly or examine it critically.

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Okay.

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So the best expression of

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actually came in the son of the prophet SAW Selim, he is the one who was given Dharma Kadam the most comprehensive speech, the clarity of the Prophet sallallahu Sallam never took away from the beauty of his expressions, the force of his rhetoric, the richness of his rhetoric, and the richness of his relevant rhetoric never impacted the meanings never impacted the clarity. So he had this perfect mix between the linguistic finesse and the clarity, between the rhetorical superiority and philosophical coherence. The Prophet sallallahu Sallam said when it comes when you know in reference to Baka, Marathi, William COVID harp, was reported by Bukhari from above or below on

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the point the hobbyist or whoever, you know, shows animosity to one of my earlier one of my friends, I will declare war against them to come up with a division

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to La la, and my servant will not draw closer to me, but anything more beloved to me than that which I have made obligatory on him.

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For those

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that don't have the interpreter, they have an awfully hot dog who and my servant would continue to draw closer to me by now, no offense, you know, supererogatory additional acts of worship, until I

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love him.

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Love to hook into somehow that yes, maveo sort of the opposite of V weatherability. optics will be our original at EMC VR, but inside I need ltn who would install?

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Who

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and once I love him, I will become his hearing with which he hears keep in mind I that's the Lord speaking this is a divine How do I be who would become the hearing with which he hears the sight with which he sees the handle which he strikes the leg with which he walks? And if he asks me out, grant him his wishes and if he seeks refuge in me, I'd give him protection. That's because that is what he's obsessed by Allah with for Allah with Allah that is.

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Now that is not a measure of identities. That's not ontological measure of wealth. That's not

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certainly the update will be up and Rob will continue to be the rub.

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And there is no confusion whatsoever no conflation between the US and Europe. The distinction is clear in our minds, in fact, to generate the set of hate is the distinction between the eternal

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Kadeem and the temporary originated

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it is the distinction it's to be able to see that line of distinction between the eternal without beginning and the temporarily originated. That is not duality. That is the hate

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candidates or hate according to the master of the assembly, say the alginate Allah

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so

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that's why is why is it that then

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Do you remember what finance about

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we went over it last week. You don't

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Because you were not here last week. So, the three meanings of financial one meaning is perfect, which is the final

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product, which is the annihilation of wills, where your will becomes completely subservient to the Divine Will. That is not merger of wills, because the merger of wills will be merger of beings, but that is not complete subservience of your will to the divine when heartache with our with our liberty to be until his desires are consistent with conflict conformed to or conforming with, that which I have brought forth, are in complete conformity with that which I have brought forth. That is Fenella that perfect, and then we have the blasphemous finance or the heretic of the blasphemous for finance, which is the ontological finance, the existential finance, is where you believe that you

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have reunited with God, that's a four, it's sort of some mixture of different philosophies and different theistic traditions that are not Islamic. That is the blasphemous for now.

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And then you have one in the middle, which is financial. So the first, the first, the last one, the last one, this one is less rules. The first one is necessary for backup, it's an it's a necessary step to backup

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to make your world completely subservient to the divine with the one in the middle, which is financially who that's perceptual finance, you know, finance into the probability of a law versus the further into the other way of life or into the divinity of allies, the E of the Federal Bureau rather than trying to have your will, but the financial the perception of finance, it is basically the annihilation of your perception of

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all ends, everything other than Allah subhanaw taala part of it is superior. That is when you that is when you're beholding have a Syrah never distracts you never diverts you never slows you down on your journey to Allah subhanaw taala because you're beholding to the Lord prevails

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and certainly

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fills up your heart

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with you know, the majesty you know, harakat caliber, one more Oh, hi Betty.

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The delights of His Majesty and His glory fills up your heart until it brings up your heart. So, there is no room for distraction.

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And then

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when is it not superior? It is when you become intoxicated, in a sense in the sense that you do not have

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good perception of the reality you don't you're you're not in in the reality for the prophets of Solomon for the Sahaba they were completely grounded in their reality, but it never distracted them from their beholding of the Lord. Once that perception causes you

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altered state of consciousness and

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takes you away from the reality it becomes inferior, not superior. So, where it is, it is superior when it when it basically ensures that you don't get distracted by the sort of the realities of the world the phenomena of this world it is inferior, when it removes you from the reality and you become intoxicated and you lose sense of the reality okay.

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So, there are that part that that inferior part is neither

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good as an ultimate station, nor necessary and necessary bridge to backup. It is not when you lose sense of reality. Like you lose sense of reality that is not necessary. It is not good as an ultimate station it is not a necessary bridge to backup. The necessary bridge to the Baka Baka is

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that the subservience of wells to the divine well, and financial hood in the sense that you will never be distracted by a sailor.

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Any anything other than Allah subhanaw taala from your beholding Avila. Now, after you have realized that you could move on to the part where you subsist by him with him for him he becomes your hearing with which you hear your sight with which you see your hand with which you strike and your leg with which your foot with which you walk.

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Now

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is the ultimate station

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As the superior station, for sure after for now, because I love wanted us after these necessary elements for now because Allah wanted us to be here. Allah brought us here for wisdom. And we are here to fulfill that wisdom. Allah made us agents on this earth in the geography of the halifa. That human agency is part of his plan, part of his wife's plan. You don't define his wife's plan and say, I don't want to be here anymore.

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You basically conform, you can ply you can form and you do what you're meant to do. You work for his cause, you serve his cause. And you work to has has

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a small element in that master plan, that why is perfect, good master plan of your Lord. So you do want to be here and you do want to realize the divine cause or be part of that realization.

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And that was a problem because it deviated that 1.4 that is one of the biggest issues

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in Sufism, and when we talk about Sufism, when we talk about different iterations of Sufism, there's

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the Sufi or the Sufism that we're talking about. Superior virtuous and important is basically Sophia manners, Sophia, pollute the actions of the heart, the interstates and if some people divide Sophia, sometimes into Sophia,

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Sophia and Sophia philippian. Up See ya philosophia topia, these are different, different, different divisions. So they are good, okay, it's about morality. It's about morals. It's about the etiquettes of Islam, Sophia vagina, its sphere of modificado. Kathy, it's the Sofia of the second and third centuries, predominantly, that was Sufi o'clock, where Mohammed amin Alia caetani, the student of kharrazian alginates, solve global

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problems, to solve, to solve is all about matters, whoever has more matters has more to solve, as you know, bt to to better manners, he beat you to solve

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that Sophia for the player. And then also fair enough, say

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it has some good elements and some

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bad elements. And that prevailed afters. So they appear to some extent and the distinctions, keep in mind, these distinctions never work. This is not math. This is not physics. So when these lines are not 3d, absolute in any sense, we're just trying to figure out like Providence.

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So the NFC, it's about the interstates and then a superior philosophy, it's the philosophy, philosophical Sufism that that has,

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you know, more problems than any other form of Sufism. And then a CPM total payout is institutionalized Sufism. So the Sofia that we're talking about is this affiliate generates multiple countries.

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And some aspects of Sofia and psychological Sufism, some aspects are philosophical Sufism that are not inconsistent with the revelation, but it's predominantly souffle, and

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it is the Sofia of Sharia. And it is fair to say that we're not a circuit Sofia of sobriety, not intoxication, and it is the Sofia, not China. And if you remember that you will be fine. Sophia,

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Sophia of subsistence not annihilation, because it's fine.

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As a concept to deviated from where he started, it started to basically bring it back to focus on the divine somehow atod.

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But then,

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due to some syncretism and some openness to other philosophies, and other theistic traditions, and also

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due to faded emphasis on the scriptures, it may have deviated so theologians, whether they're rationalist or scripture lists, they have a problem with

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whether the arm with the convener fit in whether they are rational that certain scriptures, they have a problem with finance. And the problem that the theologians had with finance is that finance consider that very distinction that the generator talked about, you know, between the divine

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In the creator and the creation became, you know, that very distinction between the Kadima and the temporarily between the eternal without beginning and the temporary originated.

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That very tawheed became to some people

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it's me or his name

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is Nina, from his name, Horace Mann

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became dualism. And

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the very fact that you have a line of distinction, it means that you are

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dualistic in your worship.

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So what is the hidden to hate is monism is when you lose that light of distinction to hate is when you lose that light of distinction. And so when you lose that line of distinction, you get to either monism or pantheism, and they're both comparable, at the end of the day, they are both comparable. So you will get to utter hate, like, more like that, or hate of Spinoza

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than anything, you know, and that becomes extremely problematic.

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So it becomes pantheistic

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whatever he meant by this, and you know, hi.

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You know where people are, and judging the people is not something that

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that's my specialty and,

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or that

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I'm interested in, but I only talk about concepts. And so when when somebody says

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that lateral to lateral irama Tara.

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So the very thing that you're seeing is an absurdity that is unseen. And an absurdity that is unseen, is the is the very thing that you're seeing.

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That is pantheistic. The very thing that you're seeing is an obscenity that is unseen. And then obscenity that is unseen, is the very thing that you're seeing, I know Matera that Torah, Torah inomata

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that is fantastic.

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So, it was natural, that the fuqaha that the

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theologians would be

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opposed to this, opposed to philosophical Sufism.

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And that is not only scripture of the theologians, in fact, the, the, the rationalist, hermetically, more theologians were just as opposed to it, or even more than the Scripture, scripture, theologians.

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So theologians have a problem with this. jurists also have a problem with this because where this leads you to it leads you to antinomianism it leads you to a lot of snares, because you don't recognize the difference between the creator and the creation

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SubhanAllah.

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And, and for me, it is okay to say it out loud, because, you know, I don't consider them too far.

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Even though, you know, some of the scholars may have

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now made that sort of the declaration or

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they basically

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declare them as go far, but I don't necessarily

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I don't condemn the scholars who didn't.

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But at the same time, like I wouldn't condemn of larger and larger botany and Buckeye

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or others who did,

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but at the same time,

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I usually there are reports of repentance and then there are reports of

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sort of alternative interpretation of these statements that are considered and statements of

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but the statements themselves are to me clear code.

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So a statement like a bob Donald Abdurahman or even if you say to happen

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Hello Charlie Miller McCann laughing.

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Captain, or can I turn when

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Robin Can you can laugh. So,

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Robin, the Lord is the servant and the servant is the Lord the latest 30 million who can live?

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I wish I had known who is the one bound by the obligations.

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I wish I had known who is bound bukanlah bound by the obligations in Contra harbor done for that carbon. If you say, the servant, servant is the Lord or the servant is that Matan means that does not exist, there is no existence other than the existence of the Divine. When quanta.

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Boomerang you can laugh and if you say the Lord, how could the Lord be bound by the obligations when He is the Lord? Now, regardless of what he meant, some people say that he actually meant to rebuke the people who said that,

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you know,

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parts, three modes, but if that's what he meant, then that's great.

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Because we will safety for every Muslim,

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particularly a Muslim who spent his life you know and preaching and in basically in learning and preaching.

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Some people say that it is not as you may understand that, but regardless of what was meant by the primary apparent meanings of this are extremely

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deviant the primary meanings, what comes to mind here

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is extremely v view. And then he later Charlie Mellon McCullough

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I wish I had known who is the one bound by the obligations makes it clear that

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you know, the primary meaning is toxic, as

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is deviant.

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So, regardless of what he meant, regardless of what he meant by that statement, that's physiology in general, this rhetoric in general, this discourse in general brings about or leads to, or lead to antinomianism and lawlessness. So, it was not unexpected of the jurists to be particularly opposed to this and aggravated by an aggravated by it.

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So, that is the jurists

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not religiously, not incisive, a lot of it was about

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NATO, no

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matter whatever, whatever.

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The idea here is

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he the idea here is sometimes people could be forgiven for their intoxication.

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This this, this was written years and this was also there are also some details and forgotten McKay other some people are saying these are interpretations.

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These are

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sort of fabricated, they're not his. So they are not his he said this therapeutic the people who said that

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he meant such and such, there could be or the final one, which is there. Have you mentioned this that he repented. So that is why I'm not interested now in his group in the ruling, because another judge, if a judge if this was presented before a judge, and he established that someone

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truly does not make a distinction between a loved and Rob

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Let's not make a distinction between an arbitrator

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then that is an act of Apostasy

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if it is established before judge, since we are not judges, and we have all these possibilities,

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then

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it is safer to to steer clear of tech fee or excommunication in our case

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Now, you say, what about the chi and teeny and harder and all of the you know, and so many you know, that were the clip that during that time live the during that time and they made this the declaration of takfeer were excommunicated because of these statements.

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Now,

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the knowledge of these statements that they are their certainty in his

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saying of these statements may make them

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may make them more inclined to make a career

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versus us 700 years later, and we received this through sort of conflicted stories and claims of the these being

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fabricated against claims of, you know, different interpretations, whether he was rebuking the people who said that, whether this or whether the

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Therefore, it is safer for us to warn of these statements, and, certainly,

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to warn of them and to point out the confront them without

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making tech fear of the person, because of all those possibilities.

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And because of the distance between us, and these times.

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But certainly the statement itself, if it were to be brought before a judge, and if the judge were to establish that this is what is meant, the primary meanings are intended here.

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Then it is a statement of and it would were in the declaration of Apostasy.

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So, going back to

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why people found to be particularly problematic. We said the theologians found that to be particularly problematic because it inevitably leads to pantheism. Or Mona's, the jurists found that to be particularly problematic because at least tend to know modernism and lawlessness. The reformers found that particularly problematic because fena is basically an act of collective suicide.

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An act it's nihilism. We are described as nihilists,

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actually.

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But we're not. We do believe in the wisdom of this existence. We do believe

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that Allah subhanaw taala brought us to this life for a higher wisdom and we believe in his wisdom, and we were worried enough not nihilists. But but the concept of money when you spread it, it leads to imagine people are basically all about

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all about annihilation.

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That's a catalyst of indifference to catalyst of pacifism, and collective suicide.

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So it's an assault on human agency and the society in general. That is why you find the reformers

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like an alarm bell, for instance. And certainly before another ama holla.

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Back that has in the reconstruction of religious thought and Islam. He makes beautiful statements about the verses.

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He quoted one of the Indian saints, he said, who said, Muhammad of Arabia, ascended to heaven and returned, I swear by God that if I had reached that point, I should never have returned.

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So that's what bad quotes then a bell says Rahim Allah Allah

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can you know the problem is particularly people,

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students of knowledge from the west they want

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there is a lot of identity sort of,

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there is a lot of

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identity confirmation in their religious sort of in their pursuit of religious knowledge, they

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you know, some people would not listen to that because he dressed in modern clothes. For instance, there is

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The say, he has to wear a turban, he has to have, like a certain image. So why would you listen to someone who used to dress in a three piece suit or something like that. And

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because it is, it is mainly about identity confirmation, and a little bit about theology, in fact, and about the old man about sort of helping, and that is fine. Because if you live up with, like, if you and it's not fine, it's something that you need to so to outgrow it is fine as a phase, that you're growing up here, you feel different, and you want some identity confirmation. And basically, the counter thesis for you is the shake who's wearing a turban in a Muslim country, particularly if they don't have cars, or they don't eat.

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It is the counter thesis, you're looking for the counter thesis, you're looking for the opposite of what you have, because that is because you are being authorized here. So you accept the other organization, and you want to be other and you sort of embrace the otherness, to the extent that you just exaggerated. So listening to a bell may be sub optimal for you because even though he was Muslim, he lived mainly, but he's also a graduate of Oxford, and he's also like, like a mother in person. And he's also this and that, but anyway, everybody was a great

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poet and philosopher,

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you know, like great Muslim or Islamic

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sentiment.

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So, he said in the reconstruction of there is thought after he quoted this, what he called Saint, he said, in the whole range of Sufi literature, it will be probably difficult to find words, which in a single sentence, this close such an acute perception of the psychological difference between the prophetic and the mystic types of consciousness, the mystic does not wish to return from the repose of unitary experience, the mystic wants to be lost in fenna,

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wants to be lost in the tranquility of the unitary experience in the peace of the unitary experience.

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So certainly, the mystic going up to the heavens would not want to come back.

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Then he said,

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the mystic does not wish to return from the ripples of unitary experience and even when he does return as he must, his return does not mean much for mankind at large. The profits return is creative, he returns to insert himself into the sweep of time with a view to control the forces of history and thereby to create a fresh world of ideas. For the mystic the repose of unitary experience is something final, for the Prophet. It is the awakening within him, of world shaking, psychological forces, calculated to completely overhauled the world of concrete fact, the desire to see his religious experience transformed into a living world force is supreme, and the Prophet, he

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wants to come back to be in reality,

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to change reality, to make it

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conform more with the divine

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intent.

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Or, you know, what the divine loves?

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And what that is buying, once religiously versus what the divine decrees

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universally, because there could be some difference here.

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And since he does not know what he has decreed, he is working, basically, in compliance with his religious commands, not universal decrees. Because you don't know that. You don't know what will happen tomorrow. You're working to basically see a perfect world tomorrow

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may not happen, but you don't know what would happen. So what you are required to do is what you will do not what what time

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And, and that is one of the major issues that resulted in pacifism in the Muslim world is basically in in addition to finance and part of finance is surrendering to the universal decrees that you don't know yet.

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It's just like when a Sheikh Mohammed Rashid Ibrahim Ibrahim, he said, and you know, Sheikh, Mohammed Rashid Brahimi, he was the, he was the sort of co founder of the resistance movement that was established by the scholars of Algeria against the French occupation him and she have the Hamid liberties, they co founded this. So he was citing in some books, some of the Sufi Messiah who said that France, or the French occupation is part of the Divine Will, had he not wanted France, to occupy Algeria, he would have not given them the power to occupy Algeria. So, that level of basically, that, that is not really acceptance of the Divine decrees, that is nihilism, that is

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basically a rejection of the religious commands, that you resist the occupation, you know,

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well, had the prophets of Southern companions thought this way, they would have said the Romans the Persians, how the last month I did not want them to dominate the whole world, he would have not given them the power to dominate the whole world. So anyway, but again, at the same at the same time to say that this is Sufism is unfair. These are Sophie's, but this is not socialism. Because there are Sophie's who did not think this way as well. And Sufism does not lead to that. Although certain deviations within the path of Sufism could lead to that.

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So that balance between

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between the, you know, the religious commands and the universal decrease is important, but But anyway,

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Isabella Hey, mahalo goes on to say

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he compares now between n factorial which is basically another word for Sufi

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and monasticism. So he says to the folks who are confused about what Fokker is, he says to them, your Islam is something else. Because in your view, Fokker and monasticism are the same thing.

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The fact is, that fucker is disgusted with monasticism, his love for peace and tranquility, that appears ship is always in the storms and commotion.

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The faqeer is always trying to realize basically, the divine cause, justice, you know, mercy is all working, you know, in conformity with the creative spirit of the Divine is trying to do the work of God on earth. That's what the what the Philippians he's here because he basically

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the nine denies His power, His power and my influence, and he believes in the power of Allah that is far but he is most Island Billa seeking the help of Allah trying to work as if he has the power of the whole world.

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It is a lost power. He's He's so confident he's so

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courageous, he is so

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strong that by the strength of Allah subhanaw taala Stan Bella wa tada seek help from Allah and don't feel powerless you have all the power in you have all the power in the world, if you are seeking the power of Allah subhanaw taala.

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So that's what the Bible says. So, that is why theologians have a problem with finance, that is why juries have a problem with finance, that is why reformers have a problem with finance. And that is why everyone agrees that certain elements of finance are necessary bridge to because that

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is the highest station by car recognizes that the human being is not all evil.

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Because recognizes, so this idea of crushing your ego

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until it vanishes. is based on what

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that your ego that your naps. Forget about ego because let's just use naps because using the proper expressions will be more proper that your naps

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is evil by nature and you want to destroy that evil.

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But this is not what Allah said. Allah subhanaw taala said what?

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When I've seen webmaster

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foodora taqwa of Allah Harmon zecca wakad habermann this one I've seen woman's hand by the soul and he who proportion the perfectly proportioned proportion. Valhalla half of our taqwa. Then he either

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basically inspired the with a distinction between its wickedness and its righteousness, where he inculcated in it, its wickedness, and its righteousness, wickedness and righteousness. What was it What does Allah want of us? But Allah harmans aka he did not tell us destroy it, because it's all evil. He said, he succeeded, he who purifies

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Walker, the carbon in the soil

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and a is destroyed or failed, he who corrupts it.

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So that very it is back to the sort of the Sofia Talia and to clear it is back to tecnalia to purge your soul of the evils and ailments and flaws and Talia adore that beautify it boosted with all the good manners and good etiquette and good qualities definitely and

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not destruction of yourself, not self-annihilation, it is self purification and that is where the difference between backup and

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recovery