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40 Ahadith of Imam An-Nawawi 10 – A Pure Life

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Hussain Kamani

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On the authority of Abu Hurayrah (ra):
The Messenger of Allah said, Allah the Almighty is Good and accepts only that which is good. And verily Allah has commanded the believers to do that which He has commanded the Messengers. So the Almighty has said: O (you) Messengers! Eat of the tayyibat [all kinds of halal (legal) foods], and perform righteous deeds. [23:51] and the Almighty has said: O you who believe! Eat of the lawful things that We have provided you. [2:172] Then he  mentioned [the case] of a man who, having journeyed far, is disheveled and dusty, and who spreads out his hands to the sky saying O Lord! O Lord! while his food is haram (unlawful), his drink is haram, his clothing is haram, and he has been nourished with haram, so how can [his supplication] be answered? [Muslim]

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I apologize for the delay. He had it like it was something that came up last second that needed my attention. So I had to give that attention before starting the class. The sisters who wish to join us to the front, please feel free to join us and I'll start momentarily.

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Okay, just below 100 law 100 law

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abiding Latino, Safa. sanada pseudo pseudo Hartman MBA early in his career was hiding in the mud.

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So today we're starting from Hadeeth number 10.

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Have you heard of Guardiola? Juan Kala Kala Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam

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in the La hakai when Allah Yakubu Illa Tajima

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in the La Nina Bhima I'm Robbie he mursaleen for Carlota Allah Yeah, you're Sudoku Minato givati musataha Allah, Allah Deena Amano KU Leuven. givati merasakan thermadata radula you to suffer a shot about a Yamato de la sama. Yeah, Robbie Robbie Ma Ma Ma. Ma Ma. Ma ma ma ma suhara with the Abril haraam, nice to Jabu.

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So this hadith is narrated by Abu huraira the Allah one he says, The Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said,

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Allah subhanho wa Taala is pure in only accepts that which is pure. And Verily Allah has commanded the believers to do that which he has commanded the messengers, Allah subhanho wa tada says, All messengers eat from that which is pure and perform righteous deeds. And Allah subhana wa tada also mentioned in the Quran, or you who believe, eat of the lawful things that we have provided you then mentioned. Then the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam made mention of a man

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who having traveled for a long period is disheveled, disheveled and dusty, and who spreads his hands out to the sky and says, Oh Lord or Lord. While this food is unlawful, his drink is unlawful, his clothing is unlawful and he has been nourished with unlawful so how can his answer how can this prayer be answered? So this hadith right here is the 10th hadith of Eve, I'm nowhere we don't have to lie these 40 Hadith collection. Generally, we start off the Hadith by spending time talking about the narrator. But the narrator of this hadith is gonna be a long one, and we just spoke about him in our last class or the class before, so we won't spend too much time talking about the actual

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narrator today we'll jump right into the text itself. So the Hadith starts off by saying in the law even when I have been in law forgiven, Allah subhanho wa Taala is pure Allah subhanho wa Taala is quite good. And he does not accept it I accept from you other than that, which is playing a loss of one without a will only accept that which is playing. Now you'll notice in the Hadith, the word played comes again and again, as you may have heard, while I was reading the Arabic And I constantly translated as pure, but we have to look deeper into what the word actually means. In particular, when Allah subhanho wa Taala is characterizing himself with his word of Allah subhana wa tada is

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saying, I am playing in the law even the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is saying, Allah subhanho wa Taala is fine. So what is the word plenty of mean because the next part of the statement the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says that Allah subhana wa tada does not accept from others other than what is for you. So Allah subhana wa tada one study it because He is studying, so we don't know what to give Allah subhana wa Tada. We don't know what Allah subhana wa without a will and won't accept from us until first and foremost, we understand what the word pledge of means.

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Now, the scholars of Hadith, Mr. manoli Allah Himself actually in the comments of this Hadith, because this Hadith, as you may have noticed, is

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narrated by Muslim Rahmatullahi Allah and even though we don't have to lie here, they actually wrote an extensive commentary on my Muslim Rahmatullahi eyelids, so he and it's known as shut up and no, we all are Muslim, you know, or it's also known as he shut up Sahih Muslim Okay,

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Mama no widowhood, Allahu Allah. So he in that in his sutra he brings us how do you think he commentates on he says, a play Buffy suffered sci fi sci fi de la la semana el Manasa who Anika is, or whoever the manual produce will also the play as aka what the hora was Sarah two minute sobriety.

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So the last part of his definition is where I want to start by defining the word play in the play is that which is not covered

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by Eve is that which is not covered. Now, you're probably wondering, how does that help the situation? Now we have two words to deal with. We're trying to figure it out one how do we figure out too so how batha means that which is impure, that which is not clean?

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That which has been adulterated? You know, it's not in its original form, and is the opposite of that. So I'll also had a thought I'd tell you he is pure, he is free. That's why when defining the word play, you know, we don't have to lie Allah uses words like Zakat dichotomies to purify to be clean the Hata which again means to be clean a Salah, which means to be safe, okay? That which hasn't been changed in any way at all. Then you know, we don't have the law highly quoting. It says that, it means when when we use this, this word xhaka and characterize Allah subhana wa tada with it. What we mean is that this means that and when and in the case, that Allah subhana wa tada has no

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deficiency at all. Any deficiency anyone points towards the loss of quantum with Allah, Allah wisdom is pure of it, and that's what it means by Allah subhanho wa Taala is,

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well how have you managed to produce and that's the same meaning that word produce comes in. That's the same reading the word souhan comes in, you know, when we say subhanho wa Taala, he is pure, he is clean, he is far away from any false accusations that are made to Allah subhana wa Tada.

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In another Hadith with similar words, saburo Casa Viola Juan narrates when the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in the La Jolla when you hit book like you, Allah subhanho wa Taala is tired, he is pure. Allah subhanho wa Taala is absolute. And he loves that as well. Now the fun You shouldn't have offer, Allah subhanho wa Taala is clean and he loves cleanliness from his servants. Joe, why don't you Jude, Allah subhanho wa Taala is generous, and he likes generosity from his servants. He didn't make it up until it brings us Hadith.

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So when you look at the statement, Allah subhanho wa Taala, Steven will only accept by what you learn is the concept of the Janice, which means two things

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will only come to one another if there is similarity between them. Okay. So for example,

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if you were looking for someone to get married to, you will look for someone who is similar to you, you wouldn't look for someone who's an opposite of you. Because in that case, you constantly clash or similar to you doesn't mean an identical to you, but someone who matches the characteristics that you search for that you try to develop in your life if you've tried to live a healthy life. For you know, for 2030 years of your life, you don't want to marry someone who has unhealthy eating habits because that's not going to help you and your mission in life. If you've always been particular on where you earn your money, or you've been a particular about religion, or you've been particular

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about serving your parents, you want to ensure that the person you meet also holds those value to importance. Otherwise, if they don't value those same, those same characteristics that you've been working on developing your entire life, they won't help you in life rather they'll anchor you back they'll hold you back in life. So the same vaginas here. Allah subhanho wa Taala is pure, so he loves purity from his service. Now this brings us to the smart laws he fought the names and attributes of Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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When we look at the names and attributes of Allah, we will find that they fall into one of two categories.

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The first are those names and attributes of Allah, that Allah subhanho wa Taala praises himself with and also demands that we develop these characteristics inside ourselves.

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So alive Allah subhanaw taala, for example, is merciful. And what is he telling us from the Koran What does the prophets have allowed us and telling us again and again in the Hadith,

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the Merciful you guys understand that? Allah subhanho wa Taala is five What are we learning this hadith develop this, develop this characteristic of purity inside yourself. Then we have the second category of those attributes in Names of Allah subhana wa Tada, which Allah subhanho wa Taala describes himself with but does not give permission for any other human being to use that attribute for themselves.

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You guys understand? So for example, Allah subhanho wa Taala

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mentions in the Quran in the law, what was

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Allah subhana wa tada is

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Rosa, can any person claimed that they are reserved means the one who provide sustenance? Can any person say I am a reserved I am the one who provides sustenance? No, because that's an attribute that Allah subhanho wa Taala preserves for himself.

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Similarly, Allah subhanho wa Taala refers to himself as El moussaka

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The one who possesses pride, rightfully The one who has pride and deserves pride. Now, if any person develops pride in themselves is that praiseworthy or blameworthy? It's blameworthy. That's not something not loominatee that there's actually a hadith footsy that allows me to izadi will carry out what he that he, greatness is my lower garment and pride is my upper garment, from a naza fee him on me and whoever tries to snatch one of my garments from me, but somebody who I will crush him went out to Bali and I won't even care for that person. So we learned there are those spots of Allah that we, that we humble ourselves in front of, and then there are those spots of Allah that a person

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makes every attempt to bring those into themselves, so scholars have also divided them as the Socratic Jamali. In Jalali there are different terminologies used when, when when understanding the thought of a law the Beautiful Names of Allah subhanahu wa Tada.

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So play Eve is one of those names that Allah subhana wa tada wants us to develop. We can never develop this purity to the level that Allah subhanahu wa taala possesses it. We can never be merciful to the degree that Allah subhanho wa Taala is merciful. But our goal is to walk in that direction to the best of our ability. Okay. Now the next part of this hadith is really interesting. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says, Allah subhanho wa Taala commands you with that with which he commanded the prophets. So whatever Allah subhana wa tada commanded the prophets he is giving you that command to and then after that the prophets of Allah who it was that of reads,

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recites for the companions, two verses, one verse directed at the prophets. Yeah.

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And the second verse directed at the believers, yeah, you will live in harmony. So the point to point out to understand here

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is that Allah subhanho wa Taala is teaching us that what the prophets are told to do, we need to do that too. And if Allah subhanaw taala very specifically is telling the prophets to doing something to do something. That means that there is great benefit in doing that. This is not something marginal that we should ignore. Nothing in the Quran is marginal and should be ignored. But when Allah subhana wa tada is giving the command to a selective group of people who are beloved to Allah subhanho wa Taala that's what I used to do open up and we need to get extra attention there of La Casa de la Juan says, When I hear the Quran saying Yeah, you're Latina, Amina, I sit straight.

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I sit straight, because I know at this point, Allah subhanho wa Taala is speaking to me directly. The verse could have easily said Oh, even was rude. Listen, because Allah subhanaw taala saying, Yeah, you know, those who believe Listen, homosexuality, Allahu Ana,

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she was one day at home and she was having her hair comb, she had someone come over and help her out with her hair. And this lady was combing her hair. And because she was the wife of the Prophet, their houses were very close to the mosque of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam. So the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam said to the people, all people gathered together, so my Salah immediately got up and you know, the comb fell on the ground, and she rushed to the front of her house, where the mosque and the in the home were close. And she started listening, sat for the purpose of the law while they were sitting delivered the sermon.

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She came back, this lady was there and that lady said, Oh, Miss Selma, why did you get up and leave? The Prophet said, Oh people, she said, and that's not meanness? Are we women not from the human beings? Are we not people that when the Prophet said a lot, a lot, even someone calls us that we just sit down. She's pointing out something really interesting here. That when Allah subhana wa tada or the messenger are calling you, and when they're speaking to you, you're kind enough to leave everything and go and give it your ultimate attention, give it your undivided attention. And this is exactly what I'm delivering I feel that a loved one is saying there's actually a book on the verses

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of Yeah, you know, all the words all the verses of the Quran without you and Medina m&r gathered together and it's been published as a book I saw it some years back in a library. So here lots of hot a lot that is telling the Prophet that makes sure that you consume pure. And then right after that Allah subhanaw taala is telling us all those who believe you consume pure to the prophets of Allah it was to them it's bringing, bringing both of these verses together. So we deduce from this is, whatever command Allah Subhana Allah gives a prophet. That command applies to all of humanity, unless there is an exclusion made.

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You guys understand that every command in the Quran given to the Messenger of Allah applies to the oma unless an exclusion is made unless Allah subhanho wa Taala says this command only applies to

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To you and not to the believers. So Allah subhanaw taala says For example, Holly Salah come in tune in, meaning that this command, this is actually in the Quran this verse Holly certainly recommend, meaning that the command given to you it's related in the context of it you can read that this particular command given to you is specifically for you know, for the rest of the believers. So there are times like this in the Koran or in the life of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, where he told the companions that this is something that is upon me and not upon you, unless the Messenger of Allah says that the whatever Allah subhana wa tada tells the prophets, but Allah or

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through to a higher grade to a higher degree to a higher importance, we need to also adopt that characteristic or bring that command into our lives to

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now you find the word play being referenced in the Quran and Hadith regularly. And if you focus on this hadith here, you'll learn that the word play comes in different meanings, and actually has different shades and depending on which context it's being used in, it comes in a different meaning. So for example,

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Allah subhanho wa Taala very commonly in the Quran uses the word plug in the meaning of

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that was just pure. Okay, and I'll come back to that in a moment. Then you find Allah subhana wa tada or the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam calling the earth

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when the earth is called leave that means and that piece that piece of land, which has the ability to grow, so they would call that Earth is Earth is playing.

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And when they refer to when the being played, when the word play of comes with wind, it means it that kind of lace it be sadita it means that when the wind isn't abusively harsh on your youth say this is plenty of this is pure, wholesome, very clean, enjoyable when

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when plenty of comes with food, it generally comes in the bare minimum meaning of holiday, notice there is a bare minimum, okay, I'm going to come to that bare minimum meaning of halon

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when it comes to a man or Lady for example, if you were to say this man or This lady is a believer, then that would mean that this person is a FIFA or a thief, meaning this person has not had any sexual relationships. This person is pure or not had any illicit or inappropriate sexual relationships.

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One player when the word Kelly Martin play button, Nikita, okay.

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unspecified when the word Kalimantan Play Button comes, it refers to that which is not makuu that which is not desirable. And when it comes specified as the kalama Eva, the so called button to button means a pure statement. A pure statement is that which is not which is a it's a statement that does not have anything undesirable in it. You would call that a pure statement. So for example, if I came to you and I greeted you, and I put a smile to your face by saying something nice, you would say Adi Kelly Mattoon Pilar Kalamata, for you button this person said a pure statement. You guys understand that? This person said a pure statement because what I said was not mukou it was not

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undesirable. If a person says Kalima Akiba v.

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For him statement or the pure statement, then that can only refer to one thing. What's the most pure statement in this world? La ilaha illAllah Chateau La ilaha illAllah Muhammad Abu Salah. So when you say le calima. Akiva, then that means Shahada, La ilaha illAllah Muhammad Rasulullah.

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So you'll see here how the word play comes in different meanings depending on what the context is of what you're talking about. Now, in this Hadeeth right here,

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you'll you'll see which context the word play is being used in. And

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it's being used not in one shade, but it's used being used in two shades. The first shade, or if I may say the closer shade, the more obvious one is that five includes that which is hot, so the opposite of flavor in that circumstance would be

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hot. And that's exactly what you see at the end of the Hadeeth, Melba, Sahara, Masha Abu Hassan, so towards the end of the Hadith now you'll see when Allah subhanaw taala talks about the opposite of you. In this very same Hadith what were did is use the word haram haram Haram. So the bare minimum required of the word when are demanded from a person when we talk about playing when it comes to food and clothing is that first and foremost, make sure that what you're doing is hot. But then the second degree to it is a more deeper degree. And you'll see that sometimes the word but it can come in a more deeper meaning beyond just being in the meaning of holiday and how do we see that? Let's

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examine these ideas right before us. So Allah subhanho wa Taala says, Yeah, you have Rasul kulu minocqua Pamela salia or messenger

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Eat from those things that are good and do good deeds. Then the next verse right after that Allah subhanho wa Taala said yeah, you already know Amano kulu

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kulu Miracle you back to Morocco, okay? Eat from that which we have provided for you that is pure again the word for you, from what which we have what we have given you. Now there's another verse of the Quran which Allah subhana wa tada says, kulu, Hillel. And

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so both are brought together. If both words are brought together in one ayah, and I lost count that as commanding us to do both, are they we would say one emphasizes the other. Or we can look for a deeper meaning in the workplace. Do you guys understand that? There could be a deeper meaning to the workplace.

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So in the timeline, mohalla huhtala. So we're still building what is the word play? You'd mean, we're still talking about this and trying to explore the word further. It will call you Rahim. Allahu taala. He says that for every single thing, Allah subhanho wa Taala has created, there are different degrees. So for example, within the banana that you'll eat, there are different degrees of bananas. Okay, there is that which is ripe, then there is that which isn't ripe. And then within those that are right, there are those that may there are those bananas that may be infested with insects. And then there are those that are actually not infected with insect insects, then those

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that are ripe, they're just ripe or they're overly ripe. Are you guys following that? Within everything that also hunter has created, there are different degrees to it.

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So he says you're in favor of a law that says the best form of that product, where it's at its heat, we're not sure where it's at? its best, where's that it's hide where it's this? You just add its prime? He says that right there is when it's added that's when it's most pure or when it's most wholesome.

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even consider him Allahu taala underneath the verses sort of bucket up is number 168. Yeah, your Natsu pulumi method or the Hillel. antiva. No, both words are brought in the ayah he says Allah subhanho wa Taala has privet for a permitted for us about holla home and yet kurumi method all the Allah Subhan Allah has given permission for us to consume what is in the earth, how you laryngeal Abba, Danny, while Allah food as long as it doesn't harm your body. And as long as it doesn't harm your intellect. So if it starts harming you, then it's no longer tell you something halaal can harm you. Something will not harm you. Okay, so now we're building the definition further, we're going

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more into it. What does it mean to be highlighted for you?

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I love akufo we're gonna go along with the other while discussing the different the forest between 35 and halaal. He says I'll have my ethical Mufti under who had the halaal is that which a Mufti can tell you that it's Helen. The Mufti can tell you, you can eat this or you can't eat that. But this is what

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that the claim is that what your heart tells you might have called broke your heart is telling you that this is a no who lays II do not have that there is no harm in eating this. So what we're learning is that there is an element to play that isn't always describable by a simple definition. Rather, it has to be understood as a person, what you say maybe play even pure for me, it may not work, because it brings harm to my body because it brings harm to my intellect. You guys understand that one person might be able to eat the meat of a camel for them, it's fine. It's good for them, while another person can't stand it if they have camel meat or camel milk and I put them in the

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hospital. Okay, so Allah, Allah tada is saying that there is a part of the definition of play game that is actually subjective.

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Now in order to

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understand the word play you have I just want to have one last discussion with you. And then from that, from there, we can jump right into

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the elements of play, even how we need to adopt this into our lives. In order to understand play. I think it's also important that we examine the word holla. What does the word highlight mean? And we've examined it before under the Hadeeth. I'll highlight to begin with how long it was earlier in this collection right here. So I won't go into too much detail. But I want you to know that the word halaal is a legal word. It has a legal meaning. It's something as in Vancouver, we said maphack Mufti, where a Mufti will tell you, a legal jurists will tell you that according to Islamic law, this is permitted for you or Islamic according to Islamic law, this is not permitted for you. So for

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example, your Muslim may tell you that having ketchup is hot. But will he tell you if it's stable or not? That's another question.

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There are certain things that can be helpful, but not for you.

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And there are certain things that can be timed but may not be valid. The two things don't have to always

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exist together. That's why when I define the word play, if I said to you, there are two shades to it. What's accepted when we talk about is that first and foremost, it must be valid. So if someone comes to you and says, Hey, you know what?

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There's so and so place. They sell this really organic

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meat. It's really healthy for you really organic, the animal was taken care of it was pampered, and they give it a oil bath every day, like the whole nine yards. Okay.

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But it's not hot. Should I eat it or not? It's there serving pork there. But it I think they're serving.

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They're serving pork there. And that pork is just pure flavor. It's like, over flowing plenty of it's super fun. You know, it's the square, like this thing is really doing good. I'm playing. But on the other hand, it's not Hello, can you eat it or not? You can't eat it. Because when we talk about when the Quran or Hadith commands for you, what's included in that word for you when we talk about food, is that it must be hot. If it's not horizon spiritually, it's not funny, maybe physically, it's steady, but spiritual from the spiritual elimite. It's not yet. On the other hand, you have, for example, someone who's serving you.

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County, right? Or a goat meat, whatever any meat that you that you desire, that technically is hot, it will slaughtered in the Islamic manner with Islamic guidelines and the whole nine yards. But unfortunately, that animal was tortured.

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Is this animal for you?

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Yes or no?

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If it was tortured, and if it didn't have good feed, then obviously it's not playing. It's not playing at all. But can a person eat it?

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Yes, they can eat. Why is that? It's because at the end of the day, it's hard. You have to make a decision on your own, whether you can hold on, you're conscious that you supported vleuten occurring to an animal and then eating that that's something between you and Allah subhana wa Tada. But as far as worldly command goes, worldly rulings go, your responsibility is you have a legal responsibility to ensure what you're consuming is Allah. And I know many of our youth, they have this conflict, that Hey, man, if I go to that restaurant, that Muslim restaurant, the meat there might be hot, but I know for a fact that it wasn't slaughtered according to ethical standards. On the other hand,

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there I have another restaurant that's telling me that their meat is not Hello. But I know that that place there the animals were treated ethically appropriately. So which one do I go to? You know, my response is

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very good. Nailed it. Neither don't support either or else how about that it has given you so much more than the Earth for you to go and enjoy it. If that animals being oppressed. And if you have it in your heart, if you have the ability to stay away from that. And on this side here, if this person is giving you a wholesome, wholesome animal and properly treated, but the meat is hot on you can have that either. You know just because both things don't exist in a product doesn't mean either of the two become suitable for you to consume you have to make a decision you have to understand. So understand that halaal is a legal it has a legal implication. While it is a spiritual dimension of

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your eating, so view the two kind of like a Fatah and tequila. You know, your fatwa is your Helen and your taqwa your spirituality, your piety lies in consuming or searching for that which is

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now we'll find again, we'll find the Hadith of the prophets of Allah while he was cinnamon also in the Quran, Allah subhanho wa Taala constantly remind yourself play you play you play you. So now, where does the impact of play come into our life? Where do we interact with a human outline? Or where should we be interacting with a human our life, many of us probably don't even think about it. For us, it's all about as long as as long as the common good to go, you know, if it's gonna be hot, I'll do it. We don't interact with it as much as we should interact with it. And to be honest with you, until lately, I wasn't interacting with it either. I had a health issue and there was a

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physician who recommended me to go on a particular diet that was a wholesome, healthy diet. And I honestly started understanding what this whole thing is about, until recently, when, if not until two weeks ago, if you came to me or three weeks ago, if you came to me and told me, I would say it's a spiritual concept element of law, if you can do it, 100 law. Otherwise, don't let me wait for it. Like I wouldn't say that literally. But that's how I thought like, in my heart, that's the way I treated I always thought like a body of discussion with a hippie discussion. Like next thing you know, you're gonna invite me to smoking pot with you or something like you know, let's have organic.

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And then next thing you know, you're telling me to do some of the crazy hippie stuff. That's the way I always thought of it. Even though I I'm not the verses of the Quran are very clear in the Hadith is very clear. But it just wasn't a priority. And I never understood how important it was because I don't think many of us understand where we interact and how regularly we should be in

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Tracking with the question is 30 of important my life or not.

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So play it comes into your life when it comes to spending, when it comes to earning, when it comes to drinking, when it comes to eating, when it comes to wearing

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this is not a like an all inclusive list. But these are things that we do on a daily basis, where I should be asking myself and you should be asking yourself where to study, I'm here, when I'm earning my when I'm earning my money, the money that I bring home and provide my kids with where to sleep. Is there a thought element there? Maybe it's not on? Hopefully all of our is not in Sharla? Right? But is there really a plenty of element there? Or do I know that there's some part of my wrist my sustenance that I bring home? That is doubtful, but I just don't want to face it. You know many of us are like that, we know what we're doing is doubtful, there may even be harm. That's the nature of

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our job. But we don't want to ask anyone because we're worried that if the fatwa is given them kind of screwed, so I'd rather just live in ignorance, because ignorance is bliss. Let's just continue doing what I'm doing.

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So when it comes to you earning or when it comes to you spending what you're spending in, is that is that? Is it your method of spending? Is it playing? Is someone getting oppressed in the process of what you're doing? You might be buying a diamond, the fate of the diamonds? Hello? But how about the process through which that diamond came to you? Did it come on the oppression of someone else's life? Did other people lose their life for you to have a nice shiny stone that's actually worthless?

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You guys probably thinking that I think that there's a lot of value in and diamonds. That's why I say it's worthless. Like it has such a big word such a great word. No. I mean, literally, it's unworthy for any human being to wear. There's so much that goes into diamonds, and how they make it to us. For those of you who don't know what I'm talking about. Ignorance is bliss. But sometimes reality is more important. You need to face reality, sometimes you can't live in ignorance your entire life, you know. And another thing is that it's a foolish investment from a perspective where it doesn't have any value. Stones don't have value. You know, diamonds don't have any value. There

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was a person recently a friend of mine, who got married, he was getting married. And he came to me and said,

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I'm trying to figure out the metaphor to give to my wife. So I said to him, how much matter were you planning to give? He was said, he said, I'm planning to give this ring to my wife as a method for her. So I said to him, what kind of rig is it?

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Like shift? Why does it matter? I said, Well, you asked for my advice to tell me what kind of rig it is. He said, Well, it's a golden ring. And it has this big diamond on there. I said, What was the How much did you pay for the diamond? He said, I paid $5,000 I said, Okay, then my advice to you is give her the ring and get $5,000 cash to her. Because it a few months that that rock that you that you paid $5,000 for it, when if that's going to be her mad, and she's going to try to cash it out five years or 10 years from now, if you were to pass away, or if you were to, if this marriage were to end, what you claim to give her being $10,000 you know how much she's gonna get out of that. for

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argument's sake, if you claim those $10,000, you might get 5000 out of it. Right? The gold will always retain its value, but the diamond itself is not going to retain its value. That's another discussion. But I will talk about that overhead and the honey to come because these are discussions that are coming, but asking ourselves what we eat and what we consume. Is it halaal Is it for you or not? Is it Helen? And is it for you?

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Now there's one Hadith of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in which the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said

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that if a person were to give Subbu charity in the cause of a lot, which is a hard thing to do a very righteous thing to do. But when you're giving to Allah subhanho wa Taala is impure. Allah subhanaw taala won't accept that so because yours isn't accepted.

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This is actually also something that's highlighted in the Quran where Allah subhanho wa Taala says, Yeah, you will live in amanu and zoom into the bottom acceptor

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what are the Mo Mo hobbies and don't give that impure you know, how you know how to play even hobbies are opposites that's exactly how it's used in this verse to why not the mo will javita and don't give to Allah your impure wealth less than the RCV you wouldn't take it yourself. If someone else came and gave you that wealth and told you where they earned that money from you wouldn't take it but somehow you think it's okay to give that very same wealth for the dean Elon to do for you will be frowning and very angry and lowering your you'd be so frustrated if you were to give it to a law and at the end of the ISS, and the law when you need Allah subhanaw taala doesn't need your

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wealth layer at aloha aloha mahalo Allah de Malaga. malaki annato

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malasadas in your wealth, Allah doesn't need you to give $100,000 from impure money. What Allah subhanho wa Taala wishes for you to do is to bring to Allah subhanho wa Taala that which is pure.

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Some years back, I was an automaton and I went in the month of Ramadan. I think in my life of probably wandering around in the month of Ramadan twice the first time was when I was you.

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young child when I was very young, very, very young, and my mother my father took me. And that was right before I started my Islamic education before I went to mother. So my mother and father said that they wanted to take me for Ramadan. So they took me for a minute. And that's when I started my Islamic education. And then the second time was a few years back, and when I went there, I thought, you know what, I'll just go there and I'll figure it out myself where I'll stay. I didn't really make any bookings. I just got a ticket. I came to my coma, coma, cut to Jeddah, Qatar cap bus to Mecca. got there. And I really didn't know what I was gonna do. I got there before though hard time.

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And right when I got there, there was a person walking past me. He said, oh, what's the commodity? How are you doing? What are you doing here? I said, What are you doing here? He said, Oh, man, I said, I'm doing the same thing. Like why would you ask me what I'm doing here? People come here for one reason. So he said, Where are you staying? I said, Well, I haven't figured it out yet. I'm still looking for a place. He said, just stay with me. We have there's a guy who was supposed to come with us. He didn't come with pay for the room, the beds empty. So I said, Great. Let's do it. So I just went to his room to be crashed out there. This guy, by the way, was an older uncle. He was an older

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uncle from Chicago. So while the bunk together while we roomed together, these uncles used to party hard at night, after he sold out, they would party harder.

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Like all of them would gather together. They were all from the same place in India. So they would all gather together in the room and I'd be trying to sleep in there just like drink Chai and crack jokes and really, like enjoy themselves.

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So then I asked that Uncle, I said, Man, you guys really like party? He said, look this up. I get this opportunity. Once a year. I tell my wife every year I'm waiting for him and I and I come here and I chose my boys. They come from across their countries, their cities and they come here and we enjoy ourselves. So I said Mashallah, you guys all come for ometer every year like this brother, he was very wealthy. I know him from Chicago. So Mashallah, Allah has given you What are these guys do that they have the opportunity to come from an idea. He said, it's better if you don't know.

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And they say an army. I didn't send honey, some female money. Maria, when you tell someone No, that's when they really want to know. So I said no, and says, tell me what do they do? He said, these people, what they do for a living is back home in their countries. They steal people's property.

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They have thugs. They come to people purchase their property line back and they steal their property. So these are Class A thugs that guys will come to our room at nighttime. I said,

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like these guys are like the rock they will go around collecting tax from people and like a really nasty

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situation. So I said, Well, what motivated people to come over here? He said their philosophy is that they sin for 11 months, and they make Toba for one month. So Allah subhanho wa Taala will forgive them for the other 11 months. So I said, Oh, interesting. If I have permission, when they come at nighttime, can I talk to them today, and I busted their bubble that night. I said, I want you guys to know that all the ominous that you've done, your reward is more foof it's suspended on you going and giving back to the people the stuff you've taken from them and giving their lands back and they said Allah won't give us genda for doing what I said, It doesn't work like that. You can

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just come in the month of Ramadhan. Do Amara and expect everything that you did all those years just to be washed away? That's not how it works. So when it comes to giving them the cause of a lot to even when you're doing Ramadan, you want to make sure you're doing it on Halloween. Well, when you're doing your Hajj, you want to make sure you're doing it on holiday. Well. Someone says to me, Chef, I have a student loan, and I'm planning to go for HUD What do you think? No, no, don't take your student loan money and go for Hajj. Because that money is it's not from the pure source. You understand? It brings it has an interest on it, it has a percentage on it. Why do you want to go to

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HUD without money? How does it fall upon you right now if you owe someone money, take care of that. When your time's right when you have gotten plenty of wealth, then go and do something with it.

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So Allah subhana wa tada is looking for plenty of impurity in us. He is looking for it, in our Amazon,

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in our blog, in our statements in our actions, and also in our God, Allah subhanaw taala wants purity, in our belief to when we believe in Allah subhanho wa Taala it has to be pure of any doubt.

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It has to be pure has to be clean. It's interesting, just on the way here, I was talking to the brothers, who I drove down with. And I was telling them of a situation that I was dealing with earlier today actually, where there is a individual in the community

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blest everything you know, the individual is describing themselves in the email by saying that you don't have everything in life. Good job, good family, kids are in great school. Allah has given me everything. But now I'm doubting my email. So I need to know what to do. And I worry that if I make the wrong decision, if I end up losing leaving Islam, my husband will leave me and I may lose my kids and I may lose all my family in one night. So as a part of our discussion, the individual while describing doubts, some of the things that were mentioned, were just silly, at least to me when I heard them I thought they were straight out silly. You know, stuff like

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You know, the Quran contradicts itself so that way that's why I want to leave Islam. If the Quran is contradicting itself, if you feel quote unquote, the Quran is contradicting itself and the example given was in Surah, such that Allah subhanaw taala says when a woman and Rebecca kalfus, anatomy methadone, and then in Suramar, is Allah subhanaw taala says, todos melodica to a roof a film in Canada who comes in alpha Santa. And one place the Quran is saying one day of the hereafter will be equivalent to 1000 days of this world. And another place of lies saying one day of this world will be one day of the hereafter will be equivalent to 50,000 days, 50,005 days a year. Sorry, I kept

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saying days, even the last one was yours. So there seems to be a contradiction. So if you're conflicted about the dean, the reason why I call it silly, is that when this individual is talking about so I asked, okay, what research have you done? so far? This seems to be a contradiction to what research have you done?

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So the person mentioned that I went to some ex Muslim website, and I started looking at what their understanding of this issue was. That's why I call it silly. By the way, if you want to know why the Quran says two different things regarding one issue, where should you be searching?

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You should be searching the Quran? How about you open up any of the seer in the world like literally anything in the world, and go to that ayah and even cathedra will tell you this ayah means this, it's talking about different parts of the Day of Judgment, the day of judgment will be in different it will be will be they'll be different segments of it. There's an earlier segment, there's a ladder segment. And then not only that, but also kind of home with data will make the period of the Day of Judgment long and gruesome for those who did wrong and very simple and easy for those who did good. There's actually one ad that says that there for the people who did good in this world, to be of

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judgment for them will be like a quick walk and a stroll through a garden it'll just happen very quickly for them very easy for them. So there's I mean, there's the Quran speaks with Allah with eloquence in a context. You want to understand the Quran, come to the Quran and understand it. So keep your erotica that you're acquired and your Amal keep them all clean and pure. Allah subhanho wa Taala does not value pure and clean, equally reliable habito.

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While our Jabba castrato Hadith, Allah subhanaw taala says that the pure and the impure in the sight of Allah are not the same, even though you may be attracted to the impure. And I find this is very interesting because when I look at my life, and I look at the things that I'm attracted to, and look at the things that people of our community are attracted to, I would summarize most of them as being impure.

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They're just not pure things, the kind of TV shows were attracted to impure, the kind of music we listened to impure, you know, the kind of food we eat impure, the kind of diets we have impure, the kind of cars we drive, we're hurting the world impure, the kind of the kind of energy we fuel our homes off from every element. It's like how kabocha has come in and it's coming. And Allah says the two whenever be saying, you have to make a moral decision, you have to be credit consciousness in yourself, even though Islam may not obligate you for the higher ground, but you have to make a moral decision for liable habito what for you, the two can never be the same. While our job aka catarratto

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hobbies, even though you may desire to hobbies, a lot more.

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So this is where we have to understand

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that living a life of purity and going above and beyond for example, let's take the situation of food Let's run with a scenario food now because we're taking this discussion in so many angles. Let's talk about food for a moment, because that's something we consume regularly. We know that there are so many a Hadith of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam where we are taught the importance of eating Khaled so for example, and one Hadith, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was one day sitting with the companions and one gathering and someone recited the ayah Yeah, you want Luma mapping or the HoloLens

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or people or mankind eat that from the earth, consume that from the earth, which is halaal and display for camposanto Nebula cause for Kalia Allah, Allah, Allah name Mr. Jabba de la sadhana people Casa de la one stood up and he said a messenger of Allah, I would like for you to make dua that Allah accepts every one of my prayers. I make the dua and I like accepts it instantly. I want my dogs to be accepted every time all the time. Instantly on the spot. That's what's out there people classes that's what he's asking for.

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So the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam now needs to advise him.

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Okay. Now if someone were to come to you, I want you to think about this for a moment. Someone came to you and said to you, dear brother, dear sister, I would like for my laws to be accepted instantly. What can I do to get my laws accepted? How can I reach that spiritual state? What would your recommendation be? Think about that? What would you tell that person

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Anyway, what would you tell them

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Give a lot of xikar go for Hajj. Maybe tell them pray like 1000 recommend them often and break your knees in the process of it. Like something really hardcore, you know, something that person just couldn't do that easily. What is the Prophet say? He tells Saudi Arabia Casa de la one, I'll leave metabolomic purify what you eat.

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The Quran was the Java without a lot of stuff all of your printers. You just have to clean what you eat. That's what you need to do. You need to make sure what you're consuming is proper, it's clean. And the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam said one of the NFC Mohammed one with enough so Mohammed ambia de I swear by the one in whose hands Mohammed soul is that a servant of Allah. In the lab, the a servant of Allah, He puts one hot on morsel in his mouth, which then reaches his his Joffe, his stomach, and Allah subhana wa tada in return of that does not accept 40 days of his prayer.

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And the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, and whoever spent their life nourishing their body with impurity, than the fire of hell is more deserving for them. They deserve to be in the fire hall, not in gender, because gender is a pure place. It's for people that are pure. Now this tip is, first of all the impact that eating pure has on our spirituality, and also shows us at the same time. How eating harm or eating that which is doubtful eating that which is not pure. Also drag this in brings us like slowly, it grabbed we gravitate towards the fire of hell. There's another Hadith from the alarm one where the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said whoever purchased a garment

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for 10 did him and one did harm was Haram. Allah subhana wa tada will not accept any salon he prays with that garment on.

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Whoever purchases a garment mohnish thought autobahn miasha da da da da him. Whoever purchased a garment with 410 denim and one did a minute did how long How long? Right feet how many he did

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there's one denim one hot on denim in there. Allah subhanho wa Taala will not accept his salaat Makana Allah He as long as that government is upon him. And then even a lot of the Allahu

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Allah is by he feet within a he then he put his fingers inside his ears. For Carla, May my ears become deaf. If I did not hear these words from the mouth of the Office of the laquan. He was he said, may I lose my ability to hear if I didn't hear these exact words from the Prophet said allamani he was set up.

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So from these ahaadeeth, we're learning how serious it is for us to obviously meet halaal but also be forgiven, be pure. So when we come to this food example, and we're talking about the importance of consuming halal and making sure we're eating halal, like I like we just read from this hadith that has a spiritual impact on us, many of us, we're trying to spiritually grow what we keep, but we keep hitting a barrier. There's a spiritual wall, we keep hitting them hitting them, you don't know how to overcome it. I've been praying, praying, praying, I know I need to improve. I know what the next step of my improvement should look like. I'm doing the things that generally should help me

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improve but I'm hitting a wall. There's something between me and my spiritual growth, then why not turn back to the idea of Savio Casa de la one. Ultima Tomic purify what you eat. I don't think we understand how much impurity is involved in our diet. I'll give you an example. Okay.

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How many of you today had something with a sweet flavor to it? Raise your hand. A lot of you guys. Yeah. Catch up, or some kind of soda or anything with a sweet flavor to it. If you had something sweet, unless it was wholesome, organic, non GMO, the chances are today you consume an ingredient called high fructose corn syrup. Anyone know what that is? When you go back home today, I want you to go to your cabinet. Pull out a bottle of ketchup, okay? or pull out of your Hershey chocolate syrup that you put in your kids, milk for them, whatever it is anything sweet. Let them bring it out. And I want you to look at the ingredients and most likely nine out of 10 times the first

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ingredient there will be high fructose corn syrup. And when they list ingredients on the back of your product, it's actually listed according to what is the most in the product and then it makes us way down and anything that's 0.0%

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and under in the in the product won't be listed in the ingredients. Okay, so when you you'll find the first thing there high fructose corn syrup. Most people in America don't know what high fructose corn syrup is. Okay, so corn syrup. As you guys know what is corn, corn is corn. America grows a lot of corn. We grow so much corn that we don't know what to do with it. People in America don't eat the amount of corn that we grow. So what we did with our corner was we took it to a lab, we found a way to genetically modify it and modify its usage and now corn literally is in

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Everything we touch everything we can't we interact with when you go to Walmart. The next day you go to Walmart next time you go to Walmart and you touch a shelf that has high fructose corn syrup in it.

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You guys understand that the shelves have high fructose corn syrup in them, you know, they're not high fructose corn syrup, corn syrup, they find a way to use corn in different products because they're now they have such a high production of it, they create a demand for it find a different in different places to go to. So high fructose means it's very sugary. So they found a way to,

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to to bring the sweetness of corn and take it to everything. So everything you're eating has corn syrup in there. Now you're probably wondering, so what's the big deal? Corn is natural. And it is sweet. And I'm just bringing the sweetness from there and putting it in a thing. It's kind of like honey, no, it's not like honey. This is this is lavatory made this is synthetic. That's probably a little stretch. But you guys get the idea, right? It's not natural. It's not healthy, high fructose corn syrup. There's a lot of tests done with this, by the way, high fructose corn syrup, and it was tested against lab rats, they became impotent.

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My one of my teachers used to say this to me. I remember so clearly when I was in motherson, he told us once that one of the biggest illnesses that have been one of the illnesses that have become very prominent in our times that didn't exist before, was people becoming impotent emergency, which means maybe they can have an intimate relationship. But the something's wrong with their body. And as a result of that they are struggling to have children. Now we know that it's a loss of profit or holds children back from someone that that's from a law. That's a test from Allah. But we also have to ask ourselves, what are we doing? You guys understand? It's like someone who has cancer, that illness

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came because I wanted it to come we understand that.

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But what did you contribute towards that? That's a question. So what are you feeding your body? What about all the other high fructose corn syrup when fed to rats, lab rats, and led them to mental disabilities. There's so much research out there right now that America as a nation, the Western countries they face, they have a massive growth in mental illnesses, a massive growth in the last 20 years. And many researchers and scientists are currently correlating the two that the increase of mental illnesses and the increase increase in obesity, and the increase in heart disease and diabetes and cancer and all of this one, not genetically modified food that we're eating, you know,

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high fructose corn syrup that we're consuming. I remember a few years back maybe three, four years ago,

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there was this article that I saw

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online, it was by this online blogger, her name, her not here, her blogging name isn't appropriate for a mic, so I won't say it. But there was this. She's really famous. And I'm sure many of you have probably heard of her too. So I was reading one of her articles. And it was so interesting. Some of you may remember that some of you may not remember this. She did some research into subway, in subway, the food chain, and she did a little research into the ingredients used in their bread. And there was an ingredient used in subway bread. This is four years ago, okay, three or four years ago, there was an ingredient used in subway bread that is actually used that same ingredient is used to

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make rubber for tires.

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That ingredient is illegal. In every country in the world minus two.

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You can't consume it. And one of those two countries Guess which one it is the very advanced leader of its time, United States of America, where people just eat themselves to death. They feed and feed and feed until they die. And she bought it up and she did a huge expose on it. And that's why some of you may remember this because it was in the news that within 24 hours or 48 hours. subway had that ingredient removed after she came out with it within 48 hours suddenly had an ingredient removed. Now here's the thing. What have we been eating all this time? Many of us when we talk when we think of a healthy meal what pops into our mind?

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Suddenly, right people think you know what, you're not going to do healthy. You can do McDonald's, I'll do subway. What even some even what's considered to be healthy, has its problems. I remember once when I was in Mother's Day when I was training during my internship program I remember this day that we got a question someone asked the question is it allowed to have strawberry milkshake from so and so fast food chain and I thought to myself Why would you ask that? Like it's a strawberry milkshake? What do you have in strawberry milkshake?

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Milk, strawberry ice cream.

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I don't know if you're this you put some yogurt in there making like Alessi out of it like you know it's like four or five ingredients that you have in your in your in your strawberry milkshake. So then I told my teacher This is a silly question but she had said to me Never doubt the questioner if you have any confusion get more information. So before you say whether it's halal or haram, you should ask them for an ingredient list. I'll never forget this. I asked a question or for an ingredient list and they went online. They pulled off ingredient list for me. You won't believe it. It had over 20 ingredients, not one of them.

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Strawberry

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strawberry milkshake. Over 20 ingredients, not one of them was

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Don't be afraid to say one of them was rubber. Yeah.

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They say if you can't read it, don't eat it. Learn to interact with your food, build a real bond with your food. You know, there's so much research out there people are scared to read the read the research, the pesticides are fruits are being sprayed down with the cause cancer, you're probably gonna think, Oh my God, this guy, he just messed up our life for us.

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Like telling us everything in the world is messed up, you know. But if there's no awareness, if we aren't going to talk about it, if we're not going to talk about it from our membership fees, if we're not going to use Hadeeth sessions, and bring it into a practical life and where we are, we understand where it's talking to us. And if we're not going to make that bridge where we carry that, how do you from 1400 years ago to our modern times and see where are our challenges and where is he talking to us to that angle? It'll be meaningless.

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Our Dean wants us to be playing. It wants us to be pure and wholesome. For at every level of it. The cold you're wearing, start asking yourself where these cold stitched in sweatshops. It's interesting, you know,

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people who live in America who are not Muslim, bring up these concerns. I will not wear garments that were stitched in a sweatshop. I will not eat meat because animals are oppressed. You know, I'll bring up since red meat, I'll bring it up here. You know, many of us eat.

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We cow meat all the time. It's like it's some it's a it's on the table every other meal. We eat a lot of meat. That's a problem too, by the way.

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But um,

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in America,

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when we slaughter a cow, the method used for slaughtering a cow. Anyone know what it's called?

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Anyone have any idea? What's the standardized method in America?

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It's called a European cut. What does it call?

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It's called a European cut. That's the procedure. It's called a European cut. I always thought what's a European cut? Don't Google it. Don't watch it. It's very horrific. It's horrific. It's nasty. It's really going to make you cry, it's going to hurt your heart is going to hurt when you watch it, you probably will become vegetarian. Not that I am. But I'm just saying those people who have it's because they've seen what's going on there. Right.

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Now what happens in a European cut. So I said to one of my friends, you know, let's go find out what a European looks like. So we went to a slaughter facility, we got permission to go in, we went inside. And I saw what a European cut looks like. So this is what the kill for is they have these small little tracks with two metal rails on the side, kind of like how you would line up for a sixth like fried. And they stuffed these cows in. Okay, so the cow can't go back and either kind of go

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for it, it just can't move. It can only step when the car in front of it steps then while the cows are facing the kill for them or infant has been being slaughtered. So that right off the bat in Islam is something that you're not supposed to that you have to really be ruthless to slaughter an animal in front of another animal when that animals next it gets worse. Now when the cows turn came, the one that I was observing

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a chain buckle, caught the back, left leg of the cow. Then they took this car and literally the chain, turned it upside down and flung it upside down. So the final moments of this car we just saw another cow getting slaughtered. And now which which direction is it in, it's hanging upside down. The cow you can imagine is jumping, it's it's it's going in all directions. So what happens now, they cage the cow in the small little box. And a guy comes with what they call the captive bullet. Okay, it's like a whole bullet, they take it and they shoot it against the head of the cow, which then now kind of paralyzes if you most of these captive bullets, if you don't, if you let that if

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you were to let the cow go in or die, like you wouldn't be able to live that it's too much trauma to the brain.

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So then after that what they did was they then took this cow, they brought it forward. And now the slaughter men are there and I'm thinking to myself, thank God, I'm done. And now they'll bring some mercy into this and slaughter the animal properly. So that cows hanging upside down what the guy does is he takes the knife and he stabs the heart right into the heart steps. Then after he stabs a heart, he then rips downwards, which means he's going upwards for the chin vixens animals upside down, he's ripping upwards. And that's the animal bleeds out until it goes to the next part of the plant where they skin it and they cut it into pieces. So I said to the solder man during their

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break, I pulled him to the side I said to him, he knows Muslims. Were always taught that when you saw we need to slaughter an animal. You go horizontal you don't go vertical. The European cut by its characteristic is vertical. What did I say? By definition, a European cut is vertical. And I say as Muslims we go for a horizontal cut. He said yeah, the same thing with a kosher slaughter and in a kosher, a kill box. What they do is they go for a horizontal cut. And I said well you know

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All right, you know, the reason why we do that the reason why we do that is because when you go horizontally, you're gonna have two carotid arteries. If the arteries are cut, the animal will pass without any pain. It'll be very quick. So that's the reason why we do it. He said, that's the exact reason why we don't do it. It's like, What do you mean? He said, think about it.

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Two problems, if I cut horizontal, I'm going to cut these muscles here, which means the hide will tear. And if I tear the height of this angle, the head may not be able to hold properly because the ligaments will be cut, which means that what the head may fall off, and if it falls off, the height of that animal won't be worth the same.

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The cow that has price in the market is that one, which is which head is attached to the body. That's the first thing. The second thing he said,

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when I, if I were to cut the arteries, you're right, the blood will come up. But if I puncture the heart, the heart will stop beating, which means the blood stays in, which means that we get more weight from the car.

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So when I sell this, now, this car will be 50 pounds less if I bought it out. But since the Bloods in, when I do sell, it will be 50 pounds more, and I get more money out of it. So regardless of whether you follow the strict guidelines on Islamic holidays, regardless of whatever opinion, you follow, I've reached out to every scholar that I know in the United States of America, and I asked him,

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What are your thoughts on the European cut? Every one of them have said it's wrong. Every single one of them. Every one of them said I do not know a person on the earth. Who would say the European Cup is hot. Because it violates every every guideline is not there isn't a single physical that allows it, they call it Mater. It's carrying it's like a dead animal. And this is the stuff that we're consuming. By the way, Muslims have to get a special approval of having a religious slaughter. And that's what if they have a religious slaughter, then they can exercise, you know, a, a horizontal cut, but that's very costly for them. That's why, you know, hello, neat costumer. Anyway, I know,

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it's a very long discussion. And I'm going into all these specifics, which is something I usually don't go into. But the reason why I'm doing that is because I want you to learn to interact with your food. I want you to understand that yes, it may be true that some of the organic, a lot of what's claimed to be organic, by the way isn't always organic to the world gets worse. But make an attempt, how to interact with your meat, were those days gone, you know, 30 years ago, 20 years ago, Muslims in America, you know what they used to do? They found a farm. They drove out there, they saw their animal, they cut their animal, they skin their animal, they brought their meat home and they

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had it

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tell me every one of you don't have one of the stories. That's what, that's what we used to do. Or there was an uncle in the community would do it and everyone had to go buy from them. Let's interact with our food. You know, learn to grow basic vegetables at home. Or even if you have to pay a little extra to eat something which is funny, you know that it will have a spiritual impact on you remember him

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in his book, he called on the dean Dean. If you ever read his book, he Aldo Medina, you will find that he divided the book into four parts. But don't worry about that robot. That robot robot market is divided into four parts, four parts under robot,

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the part of the one fourth of his book that speaks to the things that will destroy you spiritually. Under that chapter.

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He brings a bob it's called Babu casilla chahatein the chapter on breaking the two thing the two passions. And he says more or less that these two passions. If a person conquers them, you can conquer spirituality, the whole world open in front of you. And what are the two things that he says you need to break? shutter button or shower to fudge your carnal sexual passion and your desire for food, the passion of the stomach? Learn to overcome that eating healthy eating strong eating a half having a good diet. These are all things that are recommended in the team. Alvin Selim Fiji spin psyllium as Arabs they say a sound heart can only exist in a sound body you need a sound body first.

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Muslims always talk about how as Muslims were supposed to

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imitate the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, we very conveniently skip his diet By the way,

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very conveniently to skip his physique By the way, the guy who's talking about following the sun that has his big biryani belly out of your belly color Briana belly right? This is huge biani belly lucky his beard is covering five chins underneath there. The guy has no house, that house you know, and this person is talking about following the Sunnah of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam isn't it so interesting how we conveniently forget about the prophets of Allah isms diet and how he has to hold some lives lifestyle. Go back to that. You'll find health there, you'll find you'll find spirituality and as we just read the

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The cost of your loved one how the prop sells. I was telling him. Again, there's so much to discuss. But we've been so long in this class. Let me just point out one or two things and we'll close off. Okay? We'll just keep it to the text itself.

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The next thing for us to learn is that what is the result of living a lie of life? Someone can say, Okay, let's say for example, I do take the dive, and I cut out artificial food, I stopped eating

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cookies, and I stopped drinking juice and I stopped having, you know, Lay's chips and Doritos chips. Yes, I know, your life is getting miserable right now. And I'm not gonna have you know, this, I'm not going to have I'm not going to eat things that aren't healthy for me anymore. I'm not going to eat things that are not suitable for this is your body take care of it. There's always a hallowed alternative. And I've learned this in the past two weeks with my own experience, where there is a unhealthy, you know, hobby, food that we've been eating all these years. There is a lot of furniture for all of that. You just have to be willing to walk in that direction and be creative and search

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for it.

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So the question is, if I do make that sacrifice, what do I get at the end of it? So for that, I want to share one thing with you.

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The person whose soul is pure and their body is pure, and their characteristics are pure, and their deeds are pure and their statements are pure. Their food is pure, their their drinking is pure. their garments are pure, their marriage is pure. Their entering and exiting are pure. their homes are pure, their places of refuge are pure. When they pass away, angels will come to them and they will say to them, all pure people we are here for you. And levena Tata for whom will melodica to

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Yahoo Loon. salaam aleikum, they will save them Peace be with you. And Allah says in another verses sort of verse 33, Salaam Alaikum. Father Fuu holiday.

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Thank you been, that's the result of it. The angels will come with, you gotta have freedom and how to nourish you somebody who wanna be who they will be him. hodeida jaha foodhall Carlos Castaneda, Salam Alikum

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they will come to the gardens of Paradise. And the angels will be waiting there for them and they will say to them enter you are pure people enter into gentlemen, and they will enter into gender. And then Allah subhanaw taala says, When you enter an agenda, you will see what he could have seen him and how large angels will surround the throne of Allah with their wings waved out, you sub behind that behind him there will be glorifying along with his praise. We'll call the Aveda whom will happen after all the matters are settled.

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What's the end of our story? Well, Tila 109

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that's the end of your story. All praises for loss of Hannah Montana, the Lord of all the worlds.

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Now after that the closing part of Hades, Hadid said some that allow you to suffer that. So we've talked about the importance of eating pure all that. Now I want to close off.

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I will literally allow one says that mentions he the word that it says from avocado. Then he mentioned.

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He mentioned an example regarding a person who had this long journey. And his long journey

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resulted in him being covered in dust. And His hair was all over the place. He raised his hands in front of a lawn and said Oh Allah, Oh Allah, Oh Allah, the prophet SAW, I'm saying that everything, actually not the Prophet. The narrator is saying because there's a difference of opinion on who's giving the analogy. Some scholars say the one giving the analogies.

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So the Hadith ends with the two out of the Quran. Now this analogy of this person walking through the desert and all this stuff. So makara, a Abu, according to one opinion, and according to another opinion, Summa dakara. Then he mentioned and give this analogy, this analogy who's the fine who's the one giving the analogy according to the other opinion, the sort of loss of the law Hilson and the Messenger of Allah sallallahu wasallam. So we'll run through the scenario where it's the Prophet sallallahu it was some good analogy. So the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam then tells us that generally, when a person does all of these things, they're the law is accepted. When they're covered

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in dust, meaning they're humble in front of the loss of Hannah Montana, when they raised their hands because a beggar raises his hands in front of his master. When you say yeah, yeah, yeah. Oh my lord, oh my lord, oh my lord. And one Hadith the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says, that when a servant raises his hands in front of Allah subhanho wa Taala. And he says, yada, yada. Oh my lord, except oh my lord, except

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yesterday, in the la de la jolla, academia's de la Raja de la jolla de Heath. Aniruddha Houma, Cephalon. Ha ha, hi betting that Allah subhanho wa Taala. When a person raises his hand and says yeah, Allah give me Allah give me Allah subhanahu wa Tada. He does not like to bring that person's hands down.

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without accepting his law, hence the officer Sonam raised his hands when he made the right before the Battle of butter, and his sheet fell off his shoulders because he raised his hand so high and the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam raised his hands when he made to ask for water and it's this club and he raised his hands when he made dua in alpha, there are many examples. And labia when a person says this a lot again and again, and one How do you get caught in Abuja? autobahn catalana bakeoff de sel toto when a person raises his hand and he says four times yada, yada, yada yada. The process of some says that Allah says Allah backup the Oh my servant, I'm here. You called me four

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times. What do you want?

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asked and you will be given what you asked.

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Remember zarahemla linearity studies on the authority of Isla De La da da da.

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So this person's law should have been accepted. But what stopped his law from being accepted? What was the barrier of that person's law being accepted? What was he had everything in place? Everything was in play. I live in Alaska and Phil had to do

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the sooner they thought they got it all right. But when they come to the Day of Judgment, they missed the target. So the Prophet said a lot even some closes off by saying matam who had on his food was hot on Mashallah. Whoo hoo ha. His drink was hot on Melbourne who had on his wearing his clothing was how long would he have been haraam? He was nourished and hot on a nice jablow How old is he accepted now? One or two points. Firstly, if you can zoom hold on because you didn't know. That's not the same thing. raffia an MIT alpha one this year for person accidentally makes a mistake. You aren't accountable for that. Or you forget fully do something you aren't accountable

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for that. This is what you intentionally go. And if you do make this mistake, does that mean you should start praying slob because we just read it for a little while ago that says your salon won't be accepted for 40 days? No. That means if you don't make Toba, your salon won't be accepted for 40 days. You need to go and make Toba right away. Go to Allah subhana wa tada and make Toba No matter how much time you've consumed in your life if tonight you go back and ask Allah for forgiveness at that moment, then become a legend below. The one who repents and seeks repentance from Allah subhanho wa Taala is like the one who hasn't seen that all the one who has no sin at all. So fix

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this. Give this attention. Don't ignore it. Don't let this pass by Don't let another day pass by. We continue to live lives of impurity lives full of cavazza in the jazz, you know the opposites of the hot dog in the car we talked about earlier on. Pray that Allah subhanaw taala makes us from the pure people love them as human food. So that was a key ha anti-romantic aka and w harmala. hacer las vegas from those who are pure, to be in the company of the pure and to be resurrected with the pure on the Day of Judgment, masala Juanes and I'm humbled ceremony to light on our work.