Ibrahim Hindy – Greatest Speech in History – Farewell Sermon

Ibrahim Hindy
AI: Summary © The speaker discusses the message ofielding to the people, perform the Hajj, and be a member of the church. They emphasize the importance of protecting one's religion and not being harmed by others, and provide brief history of the prophet's message. The importance of fasting on the day ofAPB and forgiveness for sinful behavior is emphasized, and advice is given on specific deeds and taking action. The importance of the day of Kathran is also emphasized, and forgiveness is recognized as a vindicated day.
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Allah

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commanded

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our father Ibrahim

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That he is told to proclaim the Hajj,

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and there that there will come forth men,

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people,

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on every animal,

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and coming

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from every crevice,

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from every faraway place.

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Ibrahim alaihis salam is told

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to tell the people to come

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and to perform their Hajj.

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And Ibrahim

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says to his Lord,

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My lord,

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and how will my voice reach the people?

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Ibrahim

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has very few followers, if any.

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Allah

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says about our father Ibrahim,

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Ibrahim That indeed Ibrahim

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was himself

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a nation unto himself.

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He was a nation unto himself. He was

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an ummah

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himself.

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He had very few followers.

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So he says to Allah, if I call

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out,

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who is my voice going to reach?

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He's kicked out of his homeland,

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wandering the earth,

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very few followers.

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Who will hear me if I speak

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in the middle of the desert

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that is empty and barren?

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And Allah

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tells him,

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Allah tells him, upon you is to call,

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and upon us

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is to make it reach, make it convey.

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So Ibrahim alaihis salam stands

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on the hills of Mecca

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and calls to the people, oh people, come

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and perform Hajj. Oh, people come and perform

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hajj.

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And that voice

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would reach

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after his lifetime,

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generations

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upon generations,

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millions

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upon millions of believers

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until we are in the day that we

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are in today.

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And just as Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta'ala promised

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him,

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that on every seed

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and from every corner of the world,

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people go for Hajj,

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on every car

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and donkey,

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on every horse and bicycle,

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on every plane,

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people go and perform their hajj.

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From lands they didn't even know existed,

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people go and perform their hajj, as Allah

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told

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prophet Ibrahim would happen.

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And amongst those who performed the Hajj

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were the prophets.

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Our prophet sallallahu alaihi wasallam,

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as he was walking through a valley, he

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asked the people,

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what valley is this?

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And they tell him, this is the valley

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of such and such. They give him a

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name.

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He tells him,

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It's as though I see my brother Musa,

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and he is walking through this valley.

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And then they come to another valley,

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and he asks them, What is this valley?

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And they say,

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This is the blue valley.

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He tells them,

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It's

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as though I see my brother, Eunice,

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and he is filling this valley

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with the talbayyah. The

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prophets came and heeded the call of prophet

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Ibrahim alaihis salam.

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And our prophet sallallahu alaihi wasallam would do

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the same.

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The prophet sallallahu alaihi wasallam

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will enter as a hajj, as a pilgrim

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into Mecca,

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and he would cry and cry and cry.

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And when Umar

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seeing our prophet cry, starts to cry as

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well.

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And the prophet sallallahu alaihi wa sallam tells

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him,

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here is where the emotions pour.

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Here is where the weeping should happen.

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And then the prophet sallallahu alaihi wasallam would

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go to the plains of Arafat,

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standing between the people.

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A 100000

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pilgrims,

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rich and poor,

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free and slave,

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Arab and non Arab.

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Black and white.

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And the prophet looks towards all of them.

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And he has a view

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from Arafah to Mecca,

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the same city that denied him

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and abused him and persecuted him and cursed

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him.

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And he speaks to these thousands of people

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sallallahu alaihi wa sallam.

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And this is what is known as his

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farewell sermon.

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And of the things that he says, salallahu

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alayhi wasalam,

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He says, oh, people listen to me,

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for perhaps I will not meet you after

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this year.

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Our prophet

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had a premonition this was his last year

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on earth.

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After

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all,

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the past Ramadan, the Ramadan before this Hajj,

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Jibrin had come to the prophet

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and revised the Quran with him twice.

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And this was one of the indications the

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prophet had because every other year Jibreel would

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revise the Quran once.

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But this year he revised it twice

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with the prophet.

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The prophet understood this as a premonition,

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that this was his last year.

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And he begins to give him give the

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people his last advice.

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He says, Indeed, your blood

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and your wealth

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and your honor

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is sacred like the sacredness of this day,

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the sacredness of this month, the sacredness of

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this city.

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The blood, the property,

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the honor of a Muslim is sacred.

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It should not be easy

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to say something against the honor of another

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Muslim.

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It should not be easy

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to curse or insult or abuse verbally another

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Muslim.

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It should not be easy

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to take the wealth unjustly of another Muslim.

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It should not be easy

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for the blood of a Muslim to spill.

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After all, the prophet sallallahu alaihi wa sallam

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is telling you it is as sacred

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as the most sacred day

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in the sacred month,

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in the most sacred city.

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The prophet sallallahu alaihi wa sallam continued.

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And he

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said,

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He said, indeed the riba,

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the usury

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of Jahiliyah,

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of the days of ignorance, it is invalid.

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If someone owes someone else interest,

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usury,

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the prophet sallallahu alaihi wa sallam invalidated all

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of it.

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And he began with his own family.

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He said, I begin with Al Abbas, his

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uncle.

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Anything owed to him

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has been declared invalid.

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The initial loan can be repaid, but any

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usury has been made invalid.

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And he says,

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Do not oppress each other and do not

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be

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oppressed. And that this type of usury is

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an oppression.

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And Allah

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has decreed that there should be no rida.

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And he tells them as well understanding.

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That indeed the blood,

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meaning the blood feuds of

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The blood feuds of ignorance

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have been invalid.

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It was the custom in

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ignorance

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that they would hold blood feuds against one

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another.

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This person killed my father,

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so if he sees an opportunity or killed

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my uncle, if he sees an opportunity, he'll

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go kill him.

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And they'll hold these feuds, and tribe will

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go to war against tribe because somebody was

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killed maybe even generations before.

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The prophet comes and says all these feuds

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are invalid.

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Blood money could be paid, compensation could be

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paid, if someone was killed in the past,

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but there's no killing over it.

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It has ended.

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And again, the prophet sallallahu alaihi wa sallam

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began with his own family.

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Any

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the the ones against his own tribe, Bani

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Hashim, anybody had killed someone before, they had

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now made us invalid.

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And he reminded us to protect our religion.

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He said

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He said, shaytan has despaired that he would

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be worshipped in this land of yours.

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But he has become content

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that he will be

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followed in what is below this.

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Meaning,

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the shirk of worshiping shaitan would not happen

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in the land

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of Mecca,

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in these

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lands. He says, but what is less than

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it would happen?

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How many innovations

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in the religion?

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How many injustices

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has shaitan inspired Muslims to commit against each

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other?

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The prophet sallallahu alaihi wasallam says,

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So protect and beware and protect your religion.

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And he commanded the spouses to uphold the

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rights of other spouses.

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Your women have rights over you and you

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have rights over your women.

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And he tells the man in particular to

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honor his

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wife,

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He says, treat the women kindly

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for you have only taken them. They have

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only been made halal for you.

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Not because her father gave her to you.

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Because Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala is included in

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the oath of marriage.

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Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala has made a halal

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for you to be married to them.

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And this marriage has occurred by the word

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of Allah

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Meaning you have exchanged words

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in the sight of Allah So fear Allah

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in your treatment of women,

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and treat them kindly.

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And he commanded us in relation to the

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servants and slaves,

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and anyone we have under our employ.

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The prophet

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said,

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Feed them from that which you eat,

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and dress them from that which you dress.

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Meaning a person should not have

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a slave that is in tatters, that is

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eating garbage food, and the slave owner is

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eating the best food and wearing the best

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clothes. No. He should eat the same food

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as you, as though he's from your house.

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Wear the same clothes as you, as though

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he's from your house.

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And then the prophet

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said,

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Let alone, if the slave does a sin

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that you cannot forgive,

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then sell them.

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Sell them

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and don't punish them.

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Then the prophet sallallahu alaihi wa sallam

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He said, Oh believers, you are all brothers

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of each other,

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and to take the wealth of another Muslim

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is never permissible unless

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from the deep, genuine soul of that person,

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he allows you to take it.

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And then he says,

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do not come

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back, disbelievers.

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1 of you

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accusing or hitting the other because you have

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been led astray,

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Harming each other.

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He says, for indeed what I have left

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between you

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is something that if you were to hold

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on to it,

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you will never be misguided again.

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The book of Allah and the sunnah of

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his prophets.

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The phrasing of the prophet

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here tells us that if we abandon

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the Quran,

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and we abandon the sunnah of the prophet

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it will lead us to harming each other,

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fighting each other, abusing each other, and leaving

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the religion.

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And so he tells you, do not leave

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the religion after this,

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and do not harm each other, and fight

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each other, and attack each other.

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And rather hold on to the book of

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Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala and to the sunnah

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of the prophet, and if you do so,

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you will never be misguided again.

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And he says,

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oh people.

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He said, O people, your Lord is 1,

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and your father is 1,

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and all of you are from Adam, and

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Adam is from dirt.

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It's a reminder to all of us,

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we are brothers of each other.

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We have one father, and more importantly, we

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have one creator,

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subhanahu wa ta'ala.

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How can we say, oh, he's

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from this country, and I'm from that country?

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Oh, his skin is this color, and his

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skin is that color.

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When he reminds all of you how are

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you finding this pride

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in your ancestry

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that you will discriminate or treat someone badly?

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And he reminds

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you, all of you are from Adam.

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And Adam was made from dirt.

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We find reasons to make ourselves arrogant and

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feel like we're better than each other,

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and in the end, we all came from

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dirt.

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In

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he continues and he says, the most honored

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amongst you are the ones who have the

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most taqwa.

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And no Arab has virtue over a non

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Arab except in their taqwa.

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He said, have I conveyed?

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And they said, They said, yes, O Messenger

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of Allah.

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Oh Allah, bear witness.

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Oh Allah, bear witness.

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And he says, let those who are present

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convey this to those who are absent.

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I wanted to spend today's hukba speaking about

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the sermon of our prophet sallallahu alaihi wa

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sallam.

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A short sermon,

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and yet from every line you can derive

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benefit upon benefit,

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wisdom upon wisdom.

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And the prophet sallallahu alaihi

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wasallam chose to give this sermon

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on the day of Arafah,

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on one of the most important day in

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the calendar of the Muslims.

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A man, a Jewish man, once went to

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Umar ibn Khabab

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and he said to him, I heard a

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verse from the Quran.

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That verse

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says,

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That Allah

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says, today I have completed your religion

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and I have perfected my favor upon you

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and I have been pleased with Islam as

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your religion.

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He said to Umar radiAllahu anhu, if we

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had a verse like this, we would take

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the day this verse was revealed

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as a day of Eid, as a day

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of commemoration.

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Because if you think about it from their

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perspective,

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the perspective of

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the Jews or even the Christians,

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Is there

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anything in their scripture that tells them

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there is no future prophet?

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No.

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Is there anything in their scripture that tells

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them there's no future revelation or scripture?

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No.

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And they know this.

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So why have they decided there's no prophet

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to come after? They decided it on their

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own.

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So he says, if there was something

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that was definitive,

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that said, this is your religion,

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The revelation is ended. It's complete.

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We would have taken it as a 'id.

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We don't have anything that clear.

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Umar

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said to

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him, I

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know the exact day,

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the exact place,

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the exact moment

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this aya was revealed.

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It was revealed to our prophet

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on the day of Arafah,

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while he was given the chutba, and he

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recited it.

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And it is indeed a day of Eid

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for us.

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This day of Arafa, which is tomorrow,

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is an incredibly significant day.

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This is the day our prophet sallallahu

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alaihi wa sallam said,

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There is no day more virtuous in the

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sight of Allah

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than the day of Arafah.

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This is a day

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the prophet sallallahu alaihi wa sallam said,

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He said, the day of

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and the day of sacrifice, which is the

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day of Eid, the day after it, and

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the days of tashlik, the 3 days after

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Eid, he says, oh people of Islam, these

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of our these are our days of

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Eid, meaning the days that we commemorate.

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The prophet sallallahu alaihi wa sallam was once

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asked

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to interpret

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Surat al Buruj.

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And in it, Allah says,

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the day that is promised.

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The prophet says,

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this is

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They said, how about

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He's in

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The verse in Surat Al Guruj says,

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the witness

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and that which is witnessed.

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The prophet said,

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the

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the witness is the day of jum'ah.

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And

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the the thing that is witnessed

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is the day of

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Why does the prophet sallallahu alaihi wa sallam

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call the day of Arafah, the day that

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is witnessed?

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And some of the scholars mentioned when you

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look at the other ahadith,

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Allah is witnessing his hibad.

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Allah is witnessing his servants.

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And he's telling the angels, look at my

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servants.

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And Allah is coming closer to his in

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a way that befits his majesty.

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He's drawn closer to the on the day

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of Arafah.

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And he is boasting to the angels. Oh,

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angels, look at my servants

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on the day of Arafah.

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This is the day where the good deeds

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are being witnessed.

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The prophet sallallahu alaihi wa sallam said,

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He says, there is no day

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in which Allah forgives his servants more

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than the day of Arafah.

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And the prophet

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tells us,

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The best

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is the

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dua made on the day of Arafah.

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Of course, the one who goes for Hajj,

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he has 2 honors.

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The honor of the day, the virtue of

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the day, and the virtue of the place

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that he is standing in the plains of

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Arafah. So he has 2 virtues.

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But we who are not going for Hajj

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still have the virtue of the day.

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We can't act like it's only for the

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people in Hajj, and for us, there's nothing

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to do.

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No. The day of Arafah and its virtue

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matters to us.

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The hadith,

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some of the scholars commented, and they said

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most likely

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the prophet said this

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when to the people who are not going

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to Hajj.

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In the many years where the Muslims were

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not performing Hajj, that he told the Muslims,

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the best dua is the dua of Arafah.

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And

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so even if you're not going for Hajj,

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you need to be making dua

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and increasing your dua

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and increasing in your Takbir.

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Beginning tomorrow after fajr,

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after every salah to make Takbir.

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And he told those who are not performing

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Hajj to fast on the day of Arafah.

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And he said,

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for I hope that Allah will forgive

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the sins of 2 years.

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By fasting this one day tomorrow,

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the sins of 2 years will be forgiven.

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The year of the past

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and the year that is coming.

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Ask Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala for forgiveness.

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Do extra

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on this day.

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There is no day that Allah forgives people

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more than the day of Arafah.

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So

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one of the great scholars

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was there in Arafah 1 year,

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and there was a tribe that was known

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for stealing,

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that was also there in Arafah performing Hajj.

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And the people came to Sufyan,

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and they asked them a question.

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They said, Yeah, Sufyan,

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They said, also, who are the worst people

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today?

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They thought you will give

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a fiery speech against this tribe

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that is known to commit evil and steal

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from people.

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And instead he stood up and he said

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to the people,

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He said the worst people today are the

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ones who think that Allah will not include

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them in his forgiveness.

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Meaning the worst people are the ones saying

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those are those people are so bad, Allah

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is not gonna forgive them. He said, no.

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To think this,

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to think Allah is not gonna forgive someone,

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that's the worst thing.

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This is the day to ask Allah subhanahu

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wa ta'ala for forgiveness.

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The day that Allah allows you by fasting,

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one day you'll forgive 2 years of sins.

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That's how much forgiveness is coming on this

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day.

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This day is more important,

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more virtuous

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than the day of Ashura.

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More virtuous

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than all the days of Ramadan.

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This is the most virtuous day in the

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calendar.

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And

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one of the great scholars, when he came

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to the crowds of Arafah,

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and he saw all the people there begging

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Allah

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He asked the people a question. He said,

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you see all the people here today?

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If all those people went to one of

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the kings

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in this dunya,

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and they all begged the king to give

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them 1 dirham or half of a dirham,

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Just half of a dirham.

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They said, would the king give him give

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them that money? Would he give each of

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them half a dirham?

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They said, of course.

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Why?

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They're asking for so little. Half of the

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king can easily give them that money.

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And they're begging

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so sincerely, they're begging.

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Of course, that king would give them.

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He said, then know that Allah will not

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reject anyone on this day.

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Because whatever you ask Allah for,

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if you ask him for money, if you

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ask him for health, whatever you ask Allah

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for, it is less in the sight of

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Allah. It's more easy for Allah to give

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it to you than for a king to

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give you $1.

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And Allah is more generous than any other

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human being.

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So if a human being would give, then

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Allah is more generous, and for sure he

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would give.

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So start asking Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala.

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And just like we tell the hajji,

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who's going for Hajj, write down the dua.

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Make sure you write a list of dua

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so you can ask Allah. You also write

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down a list of dua.

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Everything you want in the dunya, everything you

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want in the akhirah, write it down.

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Then write dua for your children,

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for your spouse, for your parents, for your

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siblings.

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Write dua for all the people you know

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that you love.

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Write dua for them and keep it with

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you in your pocket all of tomorrow week

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dua over and over and over again.

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And make of Allah

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like the prophet

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said, the best dua is the dua of

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Arafah, and the best of what I and

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the prophets before me have said.

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You should say this as much as you

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can tomorrow.

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Everyone should be saying this at least a

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100 times, more than a 100 times tomorrow,

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many, many times.

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And as you say it, think about Allah

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subhanahu wa ta'ala and have pure intention for

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Allah

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And tomorrow do some good deeds to draw

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closer to Allah

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Hakim ibn Khizam

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on the day of Arafah, it was reported,

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he came

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with a 100 slaves,

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ones that he owned and one that ones

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that he purchased,

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and he freed all of them for the

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sake of Allah.

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And then he brought a 100 cows and

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a 100 sheep, and he gave them all

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in charity for the sake of Allah subhanahu

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wa ta'ala. And then he stood up and

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he said, oh Allah, I have freed all

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of them for your sake, so free me

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from the hellfire.

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Do good deeds and give charity with the

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intention

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of drawing closer to Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta'ala

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and for attaining his forgiveness on the day

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that Allah forgives the most amount of people.

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This is the greatest day in our calendar.

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So don't be of the people who ignore

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it or are negligent,

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or acting like it's any other day, while

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it is the most important day, the most

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generous day, the most giving day, the day

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that the prophet

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says, there is no day that shaitan

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is more angry, more humiliated,

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more debased than the day of Arafah.

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Why? Because he sees

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the maghfirah from Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala coming

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down. He sees the rahma from Allah subhanahu

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wa ta'ala coming down.

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Don't pretend this is a regular day. Realize

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the importance of this day and beg Allah

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on the day when he is the most

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generous.

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