Channel: Ibrahim Hindy
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Welcome to our Ramadan series, the story of a verse in each episode we will take a verse from the Quran and discover the stories that relate to it. It can be a story that happened and because of it, a verse was revealed, or a story that took place in the aftermath of a verse. Since this is our first episode, let's begin with the first verses that were ever revealed in the Quran, our Prophet sallallahu How do you send them before the revelation? He spent a time period in which every dream that he saw, would play out in reality, everything he saw in his dreams, the next day would take place, just as he saw it. When he was asleep, it would happen the next day. The Prophet sallallahu
alayhi wa sallam said, it was as clear as the sun, just like you know, the next day the sun will rise. The next day he knew his dream would take place. And just like the sun is bright and clear. He knew he would see his dream take place very clearly, just as he saw it, in his dream, the Prophet sallallahu How do you send him spent this time, more and more in the cave of Herat, he would spend it, meditating and in knowledge, thinking and reflecting over the creation of Allah subhanaw taala he would take with him dates and water and go up to the cave and sometimes spend days just reflecting and worshiping Allah subhana wa tada in this state. All of a sudden, he saw a man in
front of him, and the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was surprised he's high up in the mountain, he can see below him. If there's a man climbing up the mountain, the Prophet sallallahu. He said, I should have seen him coming probably an hour before he arrived. If he was the man in front of him all of a sudden, but we know it was not a man. It was the angel gibreel alayhis salam, and he grabbed the Prophet, and he hugged him very tightly. And he said to him, if read the prophets and Mallanna Be quiet. And then again, he said to the Prophet, read the prophets and mountain Have you caught it, I cannot read he hugged the Prophet again so tightly The Prophet said, I felt all of
my energy drain, and he let go of me. And he said to me again, if I read and the Prophet said, Now I know the Hadith I cannot read. And on the third time, he hugged him, he said to him read and then he revealed to him the first verses that would be revealed in the Quran. Yep. All right. Be smear beacon. The honor pour on upon
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The word a crock means to read but it also means to recite. The Prophet says I cannot read but gibidi means to him if, as in recite, recite What? These verses that are coming from Allah subhana wa Tada. Through you, they will be revealed to all of humanity.
These verses are called to knowledge. Allah subhanaw taala is telling us to read, to recite, to learn to understand, but the primary knowledge the most important knowledge for people to have is what the knowledge of their Lord subhana wa Taala is this mirror of Deacon Lady hallak. Recite and and read by the name of your Lord who has created you? And then yes, Allah spirit Allah tells us not only to read and to learn about Allah subhanaw taala, but to learn all of the knowledge that Alonzo Jett has given men that Allah Subhana Allah is telling us I have given men knowledge while I'm limited in Santa man, let me alum go and learn the math and the science and the history. Allah is
the one who taught men that which he didn't know so learn the knowledge that men have. The Prophet sallallahu Sallam kept saying, Man, I'm gonna be quiet, I cannot read. He is the unlettered prophet who came up in a society where most of the people could not read and write. And yes, because of the lights that Allah subhanaw taala either revealed to him the quarter and was recited upon his tongue sallallahu either you will send them learning and knowledge became a prized possession of his companions. These verses set a tone for the Quran, one of knowledge in the pursuit of knowledge and reflection and thought. And within a generation, the companions of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa
sallam who are Bedouins in the deserts of Arabia ended up establishing a civilization that was the bastion of knowledge around the world, people from every corner of the world. We're coming to Muslim lands, Muslim cities to study with Muslim scholars, everything from logic and math and science in history and religion, a miracle from the many miracles of the Quran.