Anticipating Ramadan

Ibrahim Hindy

Channel: Ibrahim Hindy

Topics: Ramadan

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Allah subhanho wa Taala mentions in the horahan for us, a DA that is made by prophets Mousavi, his setup. And Allah says Allah Moosa Robin en nica Teton Meadow Xena to one of higher to dunya Robin Lee to answer Vedic robina salamati Masada Kuru became fellow.

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Allah mentions this Dr. Moosa makes against that he says all a lot that I wouldn't end his elites that surround him have caused the people to go astray.

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Oh Allah, you've given them wealth and strength in this world and they have caused people to go astray Ola destroy their wealth, and make their hearts hard, and do not allow them to believe until they see the great punishment. This is made in the Quran. And a lot of mentions Moosa, making the drop in the singular we'll call a Moosa and Moosa said.

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But the next verse, Allah Subhana, Allah says, Call Egypt to death or wetter Kuma, he says, I have accepted both of your

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now that was made only by Musa Musa was the only one speaking because Allah says we'll apply the Moosa Moosa said. But in the next verse, Allah says, I've accepted both of your do I. So who's the second person, the scholars, they say Moosa made the dua, but his brother had one was with him. And his brother said and mean, and because the scholars say this verses and evidence to show us that when you say and mean to a duel, it is as if you are the one making the draw. And so Allah says to both Moosa and Hatton, I have accepted both of your drive

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to tell us that the one who says me and is exactly like the one who has made the drive. And why is this important? Because there's another heavy and in this heavy, our Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and the angel gibreel are together. And gibreel is making the dua, and the Prophet Mohammed is saying, and I mean, and so therefore, both of them are making

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the best of all the angels is to rally his harem. And the best of all, humanity is the Prophet Mohammed, Salah, laguerta usnm and both of them are together, and both of them are making. So what kind of drive is this? That why is the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says at any job read for Kalia Mohammed? He said, Oh God, the job came to the prophets I send them he said oh Mohammed I'm going to make two outs we'll say em in and then Julian said roughly man from Britain, Luca Chanda who Farah Musa de la 4.2 admin. He said jabril said, may their nose be dusted, ie May this person be humiliated? Who is this person? May they be humiliated? Who are they? The one who hears that you

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have been mentioned meaning the prophets of Allah what Islam has been mentioned, and they do not say I mean, sorry, and they do not give Salam upon the Prophet SAW Allah and the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said to me and so so debris analysis is making against someone who hears the mention of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and does not say some Allahu alayhi wa sallam does not

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Send Salam upon the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam jobina say, may Allah humiliate this person, and our prophets have a long way to do something says me. And then he makes another door. And he says, we're all humans and then who did it get away here and then keep

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our huduma what are you can engender political agenda for call me that the Prophet sallallahu wasallam says he makes to another day. He says May the person be humiliated. Who are they? The one who finds both his parents in their old age or even just one of them and does not enter gender. And the Prophet says admin and then they come to the third law and Jabra has sent him says roughly ma'am 4 million odd Ramadan phenom you for Allah May he be be humiliated The one who arrives next Ramadan, who lives to see the month of Ramadan, phenom euphoria, but is not forgiven. And the Prophet Mohammed Salah love whatever you send them says, and I mean, and so the two of them have made these

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drive. Now what is the similarity in this drop? Davina and he sent them is basically telling us that these are incredibly easy access to the forgiveness and the mercy of Allah subhanaw taala. You hear the mention of our prophets love wherever you sell them. How easy is it for you to say so love wherever you're sending them incredibly easy, yet the reward is incredibly magnificent. So Julian is saying May the person be humiliated was this easy way to attain the forgiveness and the mercy and the hate of a lion surgeon and ignores it. And then he talks about the parents. And he says the person who has parents in their old age, and they don't enter agenda, which is basically him saying

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that it is so easy to enter agenda when your parents that are at an old age because you can just serve them and help them whichever way that you can. And that will enter you into agenda. And then he comes to the third one. And he says the one who sees Ramadan, who lives to see Ramadan, and does not get the forgiveness of a law, which is basically him saying it is so easy to attain the forgiveness of Allah subhanaw taala in this month, you would not look down at someone for not being a millionaire, for instance, because it's very difficult and rare for someone to amass so much money to become a millionaire. So if somebody is not a millionaire, you don't look down on them, because

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it's very difficult to do that. But if somebody had very easy access, for instance, they had the money was there was available to them. They had the ability to feed themselves really easily it was just right there in front of them, they could have just taken it. And instead they decided to die of starvation and see what's wrong with this person. This is illogical, you have every means to take care of yourself and you're not doing it. Right. You might look down at a person like that. And that's kind of what this do Algerian that the prophesize enemy says into is all about. It is so easy for you to take care of your needs to attain the forgiveness of Allah subhanaw taala when you attain

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when you arrive at the month of Ramadan, but many people feel anxiety when they come to the month of Ramadan. They feel a sense of you know apprehension almost when this month comes. But the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said to us in ilahi fear Yama, Daddy never heard from our doula. He says that, in the days of the year are the days of time. There are seasons that belong to Allah subhanaw taala. So expose yourself to them go and take advantage of the season. He says further.

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to Cebu further.

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He said it's possible that you may attain some of the breeze of the forgiveness of Allah subhanaw taala and you do not ever become wretched ever again. And so just as there are seasons in which the fruits grow more abundantly, there are seasons where wealth is accumulated more frequently. so too are there seasons where the forgiveness of a loss of animals is more abundant and more available. And in a few days we're about to welcome one of these certain incredible days, the days that Allah subhanaw taala chose to reveal the parameters these that serve as a divine blessing and gift from Allah subhanho wa Taala and Alonzo Jen says shuffle Ramadan and as he opens it up he will put that

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in so you will be in a similar hotel for fun at the month of Ramadan is that in which the Quran has been revealed a guidance for the people in a clear proof of guidance and the criteria. And so these are days in it that the tears of the righteous are shed and the hopes of the believer is raised. It is a month that the prophets have a long way to send him an increase in his joy and increase in the joy of those who

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surrounded him. The prophets love what you send him at the beginning of this month would gather people together and say attack him shuffle Ramadan Sha one move on to photography of web agenda, one to one bla bla bla bla now feeling a little human elfish Ah, man Halima, Halima. When herdy Maha you don't have to hurt him at the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, Indeed the month has come to you the month has approached. This has come to the month of Ramadan. And it is a month that is blessed. And in it the doors of Paradise are opened and the doors of Hellfire are closed. And it is a night that is better than 1000 than better than 1000 months, and whoever is deprived of its good

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has truly been deprived. Because of the power of this month, and the power of the days within it. The righteous people used to pray to Allah, begging him asking him for permission for what reason to allow them to witness the month to allow them to see this month to allow them to live in the days and in the nights of that month. The Senate used to make some of the door of theirs was alone Mr. Lim Li salini illa Ramadan was suddenly Li Ramadan with water San lemahieu minima Tocopilla that they would say, oh la, Selim de la IE make me healthy, protect me until I reach for Milan, allow me to live and allow me to be healthy, so that I can live to see Roma live. And then he says, and we'll

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send Lim Li robot and make Ramadan submissive to me, ie allow me to take advantage of it. Allow me to take advantage of this month allow me to do what I need to do in this month. And then take chrome avant, from me as something that you have except take it as I have surrendered it to you take it from me as something that you will not have accepted from me. And this is their love and their longing for the month of Ramadan. And the righteous people prayed for this month to come to them. But sometimes we feel anxiety, apprehension, how am I going too fast? How am I going to be able to do this? What am I going to do as I face the difficulty of the month of Ramadan, my schedule is

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turned upside down, I have to take care of my kids, I have this problem. And I have to fast on top of all of this. And we feel something of anxiety coming to it. And really the question is a question of value. The scholars mentioned a very interesting metaphor that if you brought gold and put it to the cow, you have a number of cattle and you bring them bags of gold, they would turn away from it. They wouldn't want it. But if you brought them bags of hay, they would rush to eat it, why they value the hay and they do not value the gold. And so sometimes when we feel this apprehension towards Ramadan it might be an indication we haven't properly valued the month. We haven't

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understood its true impact and its true value. And if we did we would be like the people who are praying to Allah Oh Allah please please please allow me to live to witness this month and to take advantage of it as much as possible. And so we need to see Ramadan as the forgiveness of Allah see Ramadan as the mercy of Allah see Ramadan as the opportunity for closeness with Allah subhana wa tada and it's a question ultimately, of value and the prophets of Allah wherever you send them when he saw the month of Ramadan, the mood of Ramadan, he said lo eco llama hit me when a man was said to well Islam with Sophia Nima to hibou a todo la or be one of Bukola you would say oh la make this a

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precursor this moon of Ramadan make it a pre coups per precursor upon us have faith and security and peace in Islam. And Oh Allah grant us the ability to pursue what you love and what you owe a lot are pleased with and months before the profits a little lower and you said I would pray alone evatik then a few Raja boo Siobhan will then live in our drama bond that will give us the blessings in the month of Raja and Chabad and allow us to live bring us deliver us to the month of Ramadan. And for this reason, Allah subhanaw taala link the month of Ramadan to the month of fasting yeah you're living in America a como si mo communicative Allah that the public can Allah come to? Allah says

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I've prescribed fasting upon you. I've made it an obligation upon you in this month for what reason? Now in the contents of Conan the author The objective is given to us. The objective is for us to have Taqwa. And what is taqwa? I have never even thought it says beautiful statements of taqwa who will hopefully in angelin with Avenue with Tenzin worry about will Pauline was there that we all know Rahim he says taco is fear of the majestic IE Allah subhanaw taala and acting according to His revelation, and being content with what is little and preparing yourself for the day of departure, taqwa, its core, its essence is that you are preparing to meet a loss of habitat Allah. You have a

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fear of the majestic because you know you're going to stand in front of him. you're preparing yourself constantly for the day and the moment that you will stand in front of Allah subhanaw taala and speak to him

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So, knowing a lot as a surgeon, and knowing that you will stand before Him is the point of fasting. And fasting is meant to transform you into someone who's connected with a loss of Hannah gyla and always preparing to meet with him. And this is why the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam would make dua constantly saying, as Adam was a local show who either deployed or like asked you for the longing to meet you. I want to love meeting you. I want to be longing desiring, hoping, wishing for the moment that I stand in front of you and I meet you. The believer longs in hopes to meet Allah subhanaw taala with the depth of their heart. Why because they worshiped Allah with their hearts.

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And fasting is something that really connects you to a loss of habitat Allah.

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The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said this sodomy for Hatton forgotten and definitely were forgotten under the Paul europei. For the one who fasts he has two types of joy, the joy when he breaks his fast and the joy when he meets a law. And so you can see the connection, the joy of meeting a lot. And the fact that fasting gives you taqwa, and this month of Ramadan is the month to help you develop the understanding of taqwa of Allah subhanaw taala. The one who truly fasts for the sake of a lot, they're happy when they break their fast, they feel the accomplishment of having broken their fast, having done something for the sake of a lot, and they feel even more joy when

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they meet Allah subhanaw taala and they see the reward that Allah has prepared for them on the day that they meet him. And the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said in the frequency that Allah said kulu I'm an Adam Allah who ended a song for in ue one and Zb. Then a law says that all of the deeds of the children of Adam belong to them, except for fasting, it belongs to me and I will reward it. And the scholars talk about this. They say that Allah has apportioned a certain number of reward for every deed. If you pray, you get this much if you give charity you get this much, except fasting. Fasting, Allah did not tell you that what reward you get for it. He says the reward is with

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him.

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And you will get that reward when when you meet a loss of Hamlet either. For anyone at UCB, he says it belongs to me, and I will be the one to give it. Why does fasting belong to a loss of Hamlet either? Because fasting is a secret between you and a lot. It is a secret between you and Allah subhanaw taala nobody can see you fast. Nobody could ever know if you fasted. You can claim you fasted while you have eaten will people seen

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and you can say that you're not fasting while you have actually fasted or people assume that you haven't fasted while you've actually fasted. Fasting is something that no human being can witness only a lot as a genuine witness. And so it is intimate and secrets between you and between Allah subhana wa Taala and this is what allows you to develop taqwa with a law so that you are conscious of that you are aware of a large subject, you're aware of him subhanho wa Taala because this is a secret between you and between him and the prophets a lot when he was an upset when he had been in law. I have a lovely woman, Kelly, honey. Luckily, Aliquippa, whoever loves to meet a lot of law

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loves to meet them. And whoever hates to meet a lot. A lot, despises to meet them as well, and fasting, reminding you that you're going to meet a lot. It's an exercise of taqwa the reward is with a lot you will have happiness on the day that you meet Allah subhanaw taala the happiness of when you meet a lion you see him having fasted, all of this is reminding you of what you're going to meet a lot and those who love to meet a lot, a lot loves to meet them. May Allah make us of those who love to meet Allah Subhana Allah to Allah. And so this month is a month of increasing this taqwa of Allah building this connection to Allah subhanho wa Taala. And likewise, this month is a reminder

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for us to break our constant dependence on the material world. But even if it's just for a short while, even if it's just for a few hours of not eating, it reminds us that we are too connected sometimes to the material world, and that we can use a break from it. Sometimes we can use a break into intent and instead of focusing on our physical needs to start focusing a little bit on our spiritual needs, just like the body requires food to survive your soul, your ruler requires sustenance to survive, and that sustenance is prayer, that sustenance is charity, that sustenance is the thinker of Allah subhanaw taala the remembrance of Allah azza wa jal and so just like we

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understand the physical body needs food by cutting off that food for a little bit, you remind yourself might need something as well. My role needs food as well and sustenance with Allah subhana wa tada and that's part of the meanings that are layered on to us from the meanings of Ramadan for punakha. There was suffering that comes through in order for rocky

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you reading, I'm gonna talk a lot. But according to mutanda illa, one from Muslim one

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of the blessings and the lessons that we gained from this month of Ramadan and fasting is a lesson that perhaps inshallah we've gained as well from this pandemic of the COVID-19 virus, which is that we often think as human beings that we control everything that we have power that we have might that we have strength over everyone. And the reality is, you go a few hours without eating food.

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And you realize how weak and frail we actually are. And this virus also reminds us of how we can fail we actually are as human beings, and this should increase your sense of humility. And this sense of humility, when it's increases, it reminds you of connecting with the loss of Hamilton Island at a deeper level, and a loss of penalty Ireland says, a menu is at the heart, who is the one who responds to the desperate when they call upon them. And the larger remind you, the more desperate you are, the more closer you will get, get to Allah subhanho wa Taala. When we remind ourselves how we can how little we are, we remind ourselves of connecting to a loss of penalty

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either in a deeper, more humble level. And as well, fast in the profits like incidences of Sam, we do know that fasting is a shield, it is a shield from our over dependence on the dunya. And that we are constantly focused on our physical reality. It shields us from this by reminding us to focus as well on our spiritual reality which also exists. And finally my brothers and sisters in Islam are going through a very difficult Ramadan that's going to be coming ahead of us because of the changes that it's not going to be like every other Ramadan, it's going to be different. And I say to you, my brothers and sisters in Islam, embrace the challenge in front of us, we should embrace it. We think

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oh, we're not going to pray through it and the masjid for sure thoroughly and the ministry is beautiful. But do you know that the Prophet sallallahu wasallam prayed most of the total we're at home. In fact, he only prayed in the masjid three times. And then when he saw the number of people increasing, he said, I'm not going to come back. Because I don't want people to think this is an obligation to pray in the masjid is an obligation. So the Prophet would pray at home. And so it is of this another prophets, I send them also to pray some of our total, at least the tone, even if the message were open. So this is an opportunity for us to play some oversight at home and have the

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benefit of this. Sometimes when we come to the message, our intentions might be split. Are we coming to the message for a law are we coming so that I can see brother so and so and sister so and so and talk with them and have a good time and mingle with them? And that people can see me come to the masjid and say Oh brother so and so our sister zones are their sole religious they come to the masjid so much, or it was our intention for a lion soldier. But when you're at home, praying by yourself at home, that is a secret between you and a Moroccan soldier and the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, I'm going to support him in comments and you're Kunal hubby amisadai Yes, hi,

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whomever amongst you is capable of having a treasure trove, a secret storage of good deeds and let them do so. So the Muslim should have some secret good deeds. And this is an opportunity in this room along with us being you know, in our homes to have secret good deeds, nobody knows about except us in a last panel to add something that is a secret between us in our lives. And just like fasting is a secret. Fasting is the secret nobody can see you fast, you should have some sunlight, some 200 some tarraleah that you do without anyone seeing in anyone knowing that you can do inshallah, in the privacy of your home. And so inshallah there is an opportunity that this Ramadan will actually be

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the best thermoblock and then instead of us focusing so much on food, and if thought and cooking and having a library of thoughts, we can have simple meals, like the prophets Lola, what do you send them used to do, and instead focus on ourselves on our character on how we are improving ourselves. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, Mohammed Abu will I'm going to be

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listening that hydrogen any other farmer who was all over the province solo, every sentence says whoever does not abandon foul language and acting according to it, that Allah is not in need of them abandoning food and drink. Right. So the point of our fasting is to improve our character. And maybe without us focusing on food and social gatherings, we can focus on our character and to make ourselves better people and to focus on how we can improve ourselves and increase our ability to recycle and increase our knowledge increase our connection to Allah subhanaw taala. So while we might think this is a difficult tour Milan in sha Allah, I have a lot of optimism that this is going

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to be the best Ramadan that many of us are going to experience be in the law and one that will allow us to attain the forgiveness of Allah subhana wa Tada.