Manazil as-Sa’ireen #48 – Chapter on Resolve
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So today inshallah we'll go over Babel as a chapter on resolve or the station of resolve and Alhamdulillah Amara, we will start with the book of Dharma in our session.
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chapter resolve a little mighty said and when you have resolved is translated, what do you have decided you could translate it as when you have resolved I usually use international for translation, they translated it as and when you have decided then rely upon a law. But certainly you could change this side
translated as resolved instead of decided which would be which would be a lot better because Azzam is resolve. So and when you have resolved then rely upon Allah.
She then said Allah has Mohatta people pass the Taiwan alcohol.
Project. Resolve is the actualization of the intent because, remember, last time, we talked about cost, cost this this is your direction. When you come out from your home, you have to set your direction, you have to you know, everything will be based on your destination, you're coming out from home, do you want to go to the grocery store, you want to go to work, you want to go pick up your kids, if you don't set up your direction at the time you depart from home, then you will
you'll be at a loss and you'll miss your destination. So, the past is that phase, where you set your direction. And when you know this, in the journey of your life, you have to set the direction cost and Azzam are inter connected they are related, but they are not the same thing. As after you have set your direction, set your objectives your goals, that there is not only about your life in general, but it is about every goal every objective in your life that you set out to accomplish, You will then need to recruit the as your your resolve to accomplish this goal. That is a particularly with the ultimate goal, the most important objective,
you will force yourself to accomplish that goal. It is not optional, that people cost the power and alcohol. It is basically to actually realize that intent or cost, which is the pleasure of Allah, the ultimate goal in our lives should be the pleasure of Allah.
And you will say to yourself, you will do that, whether you like it or not, whether you like that path or not, you will be forced to take that straight path that's not a certain must appeal to the pleasure of Allah to the word of Allah subhanaw taala and the agenda and hereafter inshallah, this is the path that you will take, you will walk down that path, whether you like it or not, so the people cost accomplishing the goal, the objective actualization of the intent, Taiwan or Korea willingly or unwillingly, willingly or unwillingly thirsty or enough's because you did not give your enough any sort of breaks or cut here enough slack or anything, you will force it. That's why I
included that story from the love and aloha in the footnotes. When in the Battle of motor when he felt a little bit reluctant to
go down to the battlefield and engage the enemies, the Romans and their allies of the time, he said is not acceptable enough.
Latin Zhi Lin Latin zelena, Allah took her hand in Angela banaswadi Nirvana Maria Rokita coherence and so I swear Oh knifes, you shall go down to the battlefield, you shall engage the enemy, you shall enter the battlefield, that Angelina, you will do that. I will not
be forced to do it. So you do it willingly Otherwise, you'll be forced to do without force you
to do it.
In Angela, Vanessa shadow Rhonda, when the cries have risen, and the people have gathered and the cries have risen, you know, so when the wars is heated, Maddie alakija here and Jana? What's the matter with you? Why? Why do you really hate paradise? Do you really hate paradise. So this is a no, this is the right thing to do, you will do it. And then when you set out to accomplish any objective, that's what you do to your naps. You don't give you enough say any sort of excuses to slack and you will do it. That's it here we're done. And you're taking that path, this is a straight path, you're not taking shortcuts, you're not giving yourself concessions.
And that is what asthma is about. And the chef said,
It is our job and it is three levels.
the first level, about on Holly Allah, Allah Allah in Tibet and Han Allah, Allah in the first level is the rebellion of the Halle, which is the spiritual state against
the limitations of knowledge, he said against knowledge, when the spiritual state rebels against knowledge, that is against the limitations of knowledge.
And that is for and he continued to say why you should not allow the knowledge to override your spiritual state, but you should allow your spiritual state override the knowledge if you know that the thing is, this statement is problematic, right, it is problem that we have to agree it is problematic, but how do you understand this statement, who will look at the history of Chef latos law, read his biography, read his other works, read the you know his his other statements in the book in this book manager salary and you will be able to appropriately interpret the statement in a way that is not problematic, that does not cause any issues. So that she is not asking you to ignore
overlooked, you know, sideline the knowledge of the Scriptures, the knowledge of Sharia, and to allow yourself your you know, sort of intuitive perception or your your inspiration to override the text of the Quran And listen, that would not be expected of this, if therefore, that is not how we should interpret a statement like this, the chef is asking you for certain things, that she was telling you that this
could be sometimes too dry, could need to be, you know, may need sometimes to be complemented by that parallel hand by the intuitive perception and the inspiration by the spiritual state. Because sometimes, and oftentimes with many people, it leads them to what to be in superfluous, frivolous to technical or hyper technical
was that you know, they can be completely sort of unscripted, like they have no spirit in there, I bet that I bet that may not serve any purpose or function, the weather may be mechanical, may have ritualism they may be taking shortcuts, whenever they can, concessions, whenever they get, they may be applying double standards, they'll use one standard for themselves and one standard for others, you know, they could use preemption so far against one of their neighbors, and then deny the other neighbor hackers so far, because they know the technicalities of what you know, to say and what to do in such scenarios.
And this and they would be abiding by knowledge because they can always say it and quote and you know, cite references and quote scholars and so on coda hobbies and Kota and so on and so forth. So the knowledge without the spiritual state, the knowledge that is not guided by the spiritual state, the knowledge that is not guided by the problem
Without the proper intuitive perception could be very harmful and could make us very deviant and very stiff and very crooked. And tricky. You know,
what's our hamanaka reality Canada is yagoona facade. This is done me something Shura. Well my dad, he has been doing a lot at the Vatican to bloom the Macan way of support. So remember the story of the people of the Sabbath for, you know,
and how knowledge sometimes and hyper technicalities sometimes can make us deviate from the objectives, the divine objectives. This is what the chef is telling you. So he's telling you ensure that your that your property is though, guide that knowledge that knowledge does not need to take in shortcuts, concessions, injudiciously taking short cuts and concessions because concessions sometimes are okay to take
but injudiciously taking shortcuts and concessions,
being hyper technical, using double standards being too ritualistic
and so on and so forth. So here is telling you, make sure that you are have rebelled against those limitations of knowledge, you know, limitations of the this this knowledge of the intellect, which is different from Madiba modify the knowledge of the heart.
And once you have done this, once your knowledge does not lead you to you know, all of those flaws of knowledge and your head, your spiritual state is is has a good control over
your, your knowledge,
then you'll be able to achieve those objectives, one beholding flashes of disclosure, beholding the flashes of disclosure, you because oftentimes if you just go by technicality, you may not get any disclosures from Allah cast, I guess from from Allah is not really a superstitious thing or anything, it is basically to guide your heart to show you the way to show you the different stations, you know, all of those stations that we talked about, you know, wakefulness,
perfect color, reflection, humidity,
repentance, self reckoning, ha Sabha, watchfulness, maraca, all of the stations that we talked about, you need guidance, to be able to get to the end to be able to properly use utilize those stations, for, you know, the purpose of this journey to get to the pleasure of Allah subhanaw taala. So that's, you need disclosure for this. Because, you know, just reliance on knowledge, that, you know, the transmitted knowledge, reliance on the transmitted knowledge, without the guidance of your heart, that comes from Allah subhanaw taala will not get you to your destination, will not get you there is that he uses real poverty to Allah and need to allow you to tell him, no matter how much I
know, you know, I will not be able to get to you unless you invite me, unless you show me the way and you guide me. You have those disclosures? And then you have disclosures also about the philosophy or heart, you need to have disclosure is about the flaws of your heart and the flaws of your actions. Because all of us don't see them. Right? You know, because you could be the most crooked person and you're not seeing
how often do we see this, like, you know, people just don't see their flaws.
You could make lots of mistakes, grammatical mistakes, you know, and, and you don't, because because they are your mistakes, you're not going to be able to realize them until someone points them out to you. The same applies to your heart. You know, you could have you The same applies to your actions Zim applies to your heart, and then you know, the grammatical mistakes that you make, you know, if I make a grammatical mistake here, and so I'm one of the brothers comes after the lecture and tells me you know, what he said such and such for the proper word for this would be such and such, then I should be thankful right? But if you have posit your heart who's going to tell you who among you
would be able, I think sometimes you do recognize some manifestations on the exterior, but who other than Allah will be able really to tell you about the flaws in the small little crevices, dark crevices in your heart, and allow you to do deep cleaning of your heart from those flaws, no one, no one. So this this requires cash.
This requires disclosure allows you, you know, requires, you know, you to, you know, to have the these disclosures from Allah subhanaw taala. And then
disclosure is when it comes to the names and attributes of Allah.
these are these are the highest and most important disclosures, you know, everybody here knows that a lot is reserved, right? If you, if someone tells you tomorrow that your property gets laid off, would you be anxious, most of us will be anxious, and some of us will panic. You know, particularly people who you know, may have issues finding a different job or they're particularly comfortable in this job.
It means that your knowledge of the name of reserved is not really solid, it's not a matter of the heart, it's just you know it because you read it and you may have given a lecture about you may have done like, you may have written a paper.
completely These are two different levels. And there could be some great dissonance, complete separation between those two different levels, the, you know, the knowledge of the intellect and the knowledge of the heart, okay. So, if you don't allow your engine, your dry technical end, to suffer to your hand,
then you will be able to behold some of the flashes of this disclosure they say me but a pill cache, beholding the flashes of disclosure was damaged in oral owns, enjoying the light of comforting, comforting intimacy and definitely enjoying the light of comforting intimacy in different indefinitely.
You could be you could be serving, you could be in service, you could be in worship, you know, you know I'm in
LA we will not be on Middle Tennessee but but the some people could be completely misguided about their work if they are working hard, but it is all in vain. It's just the older they get out of it is the fatigue you know, waterbus MLA Saloman cm II
you know, how many fasting person who will not get anything out of his fasting except hunger and thirst. So, that is that is true. noted, owns the comfort of intimacy to be invited to the Presence of Allah subhanaw taala
require you to have this hand with Allah subhanaw taala it's not just about knowledge. And it's not just about technicality. And it's not just about the actions of the exterior, it is about the condition of your heart. You could be serving outside, you know, outside the presence of the king, there are a lot of servants that are serving outside the doors, but they don't get
you know, allow them into the door here or the gates of the palace. Some people are just taking care of the sheep outside, some people are serving in the backyard, and some people are in the presence of the game as the comforting intimacy and you don't earn this by, you know, dry technicalities, you will have to have a hand with the last panel tada to earn this and to be welcomed into the presence of a lion enjoy that comfort and intimacy with Allah subhanaw taala. And then he said when he jumped to the metal, however, pursuing the annihilation of passions, the annihilation of passions,
and relationships of passions is easy as clear. You know how our how our biases passions
that these are our greatest enemies, our passions and biases. Our greatest enemies are our biases and passions and his job as an example, imagine that our pursuing the annihilation of passions and biases is extremely
important. So here, the shame of our cash beholding the flashes of disclosure, explained that is the damage no loans enjoying the light of comforting intimacy, eligibility imagine that our pursuing the annihilation of passions, and then the shifts at Dodger fan here
adapted to sunny the second level as the karate lower human Shahada getting consumed in the in the foretastes of Moshe had the most adherents beholding a lot beholding the divine, the beholding of the Divine or the beholding of Allah will will make you consume the Intuit consumed in the fourth as he said, she had nothing she hadn't necessarily, but the lower limbs of Moshe had called for his Shahada when Allah subhanaw taala allows you to behold
To build them with eyes of your heart, not the eyes of your head, because, you know, we will not be able to do this in the dernier, we'll be able to do this in the hereafter. Allah subhanaw taala make us of those who will have the joy and meaning.
Anyway, he means hearing with the eyes of your heart, that you will be able to behold the loss of the eyes of your heart. And that if you if you do, then you will be consumed into this, the beauty, the magnificence, the glory
of Allah subhanaw taala will distract you from anything.
And that's what he means by being consumed into it. Because if, if it is true,
there will be no barriers, no mediums between you and Allah subhanaw taala Can you can Can you imagine? You know, imagine the light of the sun versus the light of a candle, it will dissipate the light of the candle. So when when you are beholding the beauty and glory of Allah subhanaw taala Can you be distracted by any one? Can anyone be a barrier and block your sight from that? Absolutely not.
But Allah, Allah Allah.
And then he said,
in order to do is that was in order to do
the illumination, the road, the illumination of the road, illumination of the road, when you sit out on that path of Allah subhanaw taala. When you sit out that path, you're using a map, you have a map in your hand, and you're using the map and you're looking for the signposts, right on the two sides, the milestones, you know, on the two sides on the two sides of the road, and you keep on doing this, when you get closer to the city. And you know, when you when you get closer to the city, your destination, the road will be lit by the lights of the city. And that is what he means here that now we are getting closer
and your road will be illuminated by the lights of the city. And then he said was it now? Alice the karma, the recruitment of old energies of uprightness the recruitment, of all energies of uprightness is the map. Go Alastair comma recruitments, koa powers energies of karma, uprightness. So, when you get close to the city,
you get even closer to the city. Now, it's not just that you're on the road, and you know, the lights of the city have illuminated your path, you're not really reliant on the map in your hand or the signpost,
that much. But now you actually see the gates of the city. And people after running a marathon, if you see the end line, you can sprint, even though you're so tired, even though, you know, you've been running for 22 whatever miles whatever the run, but if you see the end line, and you see the flags of the end, and you see when you see the gates of the city, then that will help you recruit all the energies inside you the energies of uprightness or on uprightness.
Then he talks about the status and certainly
alarm Alaska is one of the stations
you know the different levels of ours
are so far apart from each other.
is a qualifier, Alaska is a criterion allows me distinguishes
you know, sorts of people from one another, not at the lower level or the middle level. And as much as the only quality that was mentioned in the Quran and the Sunnah to sort out the greatest of Allah has chosen, who are the greatest of Allah is chosen, you know the prophets and among the prophets, you have the messengers, and among among the messengers, you have an ill lead that the most elite group
that is the most elite group in the history of humanity, the five
messengers. Wait a minute the Vietnamese woman come in nowhere rahima Moosa, Amalia Mohammed Abu Musa Congolese Sora.
And behold, remember when we took the covenant from them to be in and from you, and from New Rahim, from Moosa from a 70 million. Those five messengers are called, followed as women are the messengers with great with great resolve losses and sort of cosmetic Emma sobre la semana Ross will then be patient like those messengers of great resolve had shown patients before you allies command in his messenger sallallahu Sallam to basically look up to those messengers, which ones are the last messengers of great result. So the criterion that sorts out the you know, this group of people, which is the greatest of the greatest of the greatest is Eliza. So you can imagine that this
station, this station is an enormous station. And the difference between the levels of the station
the different levels of this nation, the distance between them is is enormous, is enormous.
So he says here, what data to this
what data to study, third level, modified, localizing, recognizing the flaws of eyes more than the flaws of resolve.
people who have asthma people who have resolve the need to recognize the flaws of the result.
And this is basically part of the highest degree, which is a third degree this for the
basically the upper crust or the upper crust
of people. So modified images recognizing the flaws of azmuth what are what is a little as a little as Mr. tribute, your argument yourself? And all of us do this, and all of us fall into this? How many times did you look at someone
like a slacker, like someone who's like to lazy, even if it is a family member? And you said yourself, you know,
I, I did this and this and this and that?
I were in that position, and I was able to pull myself up?
You know, and so on and so forth. But haven't you done this?
Yes, yeah, probably, then.
Then, that is one of the flaws of awesome is that you think that you really live it is that
and that's a big problem.
Because it, it could ruin it all for you. Unless you attributed
subhanahu wa taala The one who gave you the gift, the one who gave you that power, the one who gave you that resolve, it could destroy you that just thought that you did it on your own. Or that this is your, your inherent quality, or that you're deserving of it, or that you're entitled to it for your own effort. You know, I was Yes, I was there. And I was able to put myself up or, you know, and so on.
It's not like Allah subhanaw taala got me out of there. And then you'd be pointing out to people that you know, rely on Allah and Allah to get you out of your predicament or your, your difficulty or hardship, etc. Your failures.
So that, that is the major flaw that is the most major flaw of asmus when he attributed that to yourself, and it makes you proud, and it makes you arrogant. So melasma congressman allows me then resolving to get rid of resolve, then you resolve to get rid of your resolve, get rid of which resolve, get rid of the resolve that you are attributing to yourself, get rid of your homeland COVID your mind and your influence your power. You see disavow your own hold on power, and you basically rely on a lot Howard and power and your
manhood how it would go and you you seek it is solicited from Allah subhana wa. Then he said from philosophy into Calif tequila as then getting rid of the after effects of the disavowal of
and basically he's he's he's trying to tell you that you need to strip yourself of your,
or crush your ego completely or strip your ego off of you like snake does her skin so you just need to move away from your ego. He says that after you have gotten rid after you have abandoned your your own house and disavowed your house and you did you don't think anymore that this Azzam is yours and you attributed to Allah
looking back and thinking that you abandoned that you walked away from your husband
entails a thought that you had at one point a legit legitimate claim to it, that it was yours, and you give it up.
And that thought is flawed. Because you did not have anything to begin with. You never had anything so to think that you gave up anything, is flogged, because you did not have anything to begin with. Who were you? Where was your awesome when you were not
like a drop of semen when you were non existent to before that, when you were a fetus in the womb of your mother. So, just to think that you moved away or this about your house
or moved away from the thought of having resolve or any of that, that just that very thought means that you deep inside still think that you have some legitimate claim to your house and call or to resolve which is flooded. And then he said funnel other MLM tourists or babraham Eros and archroma meanwhile goofy him Allah Allah Lhasa and flame Eliza MLM tourists or behbehani Rossum hacker amin woofie him, Allah Allah Lhasa for nothing resolve can earn its people that is better than showing them its flaws. Nothing resolve can earn its people that is better than showing them the flaws of resolve.
Basically guiding them to the third
level, which is that level of recognizing that you have no resolve in fact, and it is all the laws and you have no hope and uncover and it is all the loves. Okay, so asthma is,
is one of the greatest patients.
It is a criteria
it's sort of how people from one another and we should have this as in not only in the overall journey to Allah subhanaw taala and accomplishing the, the greatest and the ultimate intent from our lives, which is the pleasure of Allah. But when we set out on any Project Venture,
when we set, you know, any goals, objectives, we must accomplish them. And we must be firm with ourselves. It will be done. It's good, it will be done. That's the straight path. We're gonna walk down that path, you're not taking shortcuts, you're not slowing down, you will be forced to take it whether or not you like it.
However, the asthma that we have is not the asthma with America burying it is the asthma of the motor Killeen, and there are certain things that will enable us to have asthma and to keep it and to promote it and to have more of first thing is our reliance on Allah subhanaw taala That is why the shift started that chapter by favor, assumpta attack Allah, Allah Once you have decided, once you have resolved, then rely upon Allah, because without his help, you have to say to him without your help, I can't.
I can't do anything.
Because I really have no resolve except what you give me except what you grant me.
So that's number one. Number two haftar telecoil is plenty of
supplication. ask Allah subhanaw taala for us, one of the most beautiful daughters of the Prophet sallallahu sallam, he said to shut down. Mechanism NASA have all said the fact that is heavy it can be mad. If people are stocking up on gold and silver, you stock up on those words or
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all I asked you steadfastness in this affair nazima tabula rasa Nazim as a result on uprightness, you know, on uprightness, well motivated, automatic automatic means to your mercy and forgiveness
has an identical shukran ematic.
gratefulness for your favors and excellence in your worship. Allow me to show gratefulness and allow me to accept in your worship
once I look at them and ask you of the good that you that, you know of all the good that you know of seeking refuge in You from all the evil that you know,
was the federal government on them and I ask for your forgiveness
for that, which you know, and I don't and I don't you know,
my flaws my mistakes, my shortcomings my errors that you know, and I don't
one of the other Daughters of the prophets Allah Salah concerning the same thing
law many others have become adhamiya hasn't become a large becoming a Germany or was becoming de la de novella, region. Ally I seek refuge in You from him and hasn't from worry and grief for lots and castle. Odds is incapacity. Odds is incapacity. helplessness. powerlessness is beautiful because it and it is beautiful also when the prophets of Allah, when Allah says, Well, I tell him, No, don't be weak. And don't grieve, don't be weak. When when the Prophet sallallahu Sallam says istan Villa, while at odds seek to seek Allah's help, and don't be powerless, as if powerlessness is within our control, as if not being powerless is what is within our control. Because it is, most of the time it
is most of the time. Our powerlessness is a lie. You know, we always, we always exaggerate in our capacities, you know, to others, but to ourselves. We always, you know, light ourselves about our potential and our capacity. And we say you can do this, this is too much for you. We can't handle that. Just take it easy, don't worry and stuff like that. But powerlessness is is basically your own glass ceiling that you made for yourself.
And the last one I thought is telling you that you could break through and the Prophet is telling you that you could break through.
So while I was also becoming allowed to seek refuge in You from ads, powerlessness, Cassatt, indolence, laziness, become in a job in your book, that is coward, cowardice and miserliness also become de la de novo with return. That is, the overwhelming debt and being overpowered by men. Be another beautiful supplication. So make plenty of supplication to ask Allah for resolve and to seek refuge in Him from powerlessness and laziness as the sort of the the counter counter to resolve.
And then, so taco lambda, and then hardware and software, both were clear. If the profit needed code was a lot of traffic needed to be reminded that he needs to look for bloodwork needs to look for role models. As a last minute Allah says in Surah, Kahf Fazbear, camera sobre la semana Russell, then be patient show patients like those messengers of great results have shown patients before you and a prophet needs to be reminded of the story of Musa alayhis salaam 70 times in the prayer and a lot of other stories. Then certainly we need the codeword and like I always said, is hava certainly the prophets. Still one but but but closer to us a little bit closer to us, and to our level, would
be the tear of the Sahaba. And certainly learning about their
Sierra is very beneficial, particularly in this regard,
you know, in recruiting years.
So that's good, we're finally saw by the company, if you surround yourself with people who have no asthma or who have no aspiration and have no high aspirations,
then that will be your own loss. That will be your loss, you will always tend to benefit by surrounding yourself with people who have greater results than you, people who have greater result.
Just make sure that you have the right company, the right company.
And that's it to the station of the station of resolve, I will try inshallah, to take a little bit less time because the chapter of hubs is
a little bit
we may have run into, you know, some problems trying to finish out that chapter before before those of you who are going to make it too hard. Therefore, I'll try to give a little bit more time to the deposition over the next eight weeks, because it will be very hard to squeeze the chapter of the book of HUD into
eight weeks, we may need to
use a little bit more time for for the deposition and we may need to double up the depositions at some point in the future. If we are running behind. protocol you haven't suffered the chance to like we will have