Hope in times of crisis.

Ikram Sanaullah

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respected scholars, beloved teachers, elders, students and brothers in Islam.

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I think so it is quite clear that we are living in a time where a prehension fear somber moodiness is found in the people of the community.

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Everyone knows of someone who is ill, or everyone knows of some family member who has passed on me Allah subhanho wa Taala grant them genda to photos.

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as humans, it is normal to be impacted. By such an environment around us it is normal. As a human, when you receive a good news, you're going to feel happy it is okay. As a human. When you are going to receive a bad news you're going to grieve you're going to feel sad it is okay to express sadness, there is nothing wrong in it. And even prophet muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam did the same. When Prophet Muhammad said upon one occasion prophet muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was looking at something and he smiled at that rumor the Allahu taala who was passing by? So that tomorrow the Allahu taala who gave it to our he said that oh prophet of Allah, Allah who sin

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May Allah subhanho wa Taala increase your smile? May Allah subhanho wa Taala make you smile for the rest of your life.

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So on the occasion of happiness, Nabi sallallahu alayhi Salaam smiled he expressed expressed happiness on the occasion of sadness, Nabi sallallahu, alayhi wa sallam expressed sadness famous incident. Nabi sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is seated with his young child, young son, Ibrahim Ali salam, Ibrahim Ibrahim radi Allahu taala, holding him in his hands. And this child is about to leave the world and he leaves the world and Nabi sallallahu alayhi wa sallam shed sheds tears. And nobody said hello, hello, Sam says to the Sahaba that shedding tears is a mercy of Allah subhanho wa Taala. And another famous incident, when the Bissell Allahu alayhi wa sallam was informed about the passing

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away of the thumbs or the emoticon who and when he saw the mutilated body of other thumbs up, the Sahaba mentioned that he cried so much. He was in so much pain that we could hear his just grinding like a boiling pot. He cried so much. This other mentioned that when he cried that much, even we started crying, and we all cried together. So as humans, it is okay to express sadness upon receiving a sad news or a bad news. But obviously, we have to understand that this virus or this pandemic, or whatever we call it, which has hit us It has affected many people. It is affected our country, it is affected many people spiritually, mentally, physically, there is no denial to it.

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There is no denial to it. But first thing, first thing which we need to understand to console ourselves or to make ourselves better is that this is not something new. It has happened in the past. Our books of history, I'm saying our books when I'm saying our books, I mean the Islamic history, the Islamic countries are full of such incidents. It has happened in the past. Look at the famous incident at the time of Sahaba

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moraine when the plague of Hamas took place. 20,000 Muslims died in the plague. And out of 20,000 Muslims 2000 was Sahaba the likes of Medina Jabal the rights of nature are the amount they passed away in the same plague Allah Allah gave them the status of a maratea so don't you think even the people

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passing away in this plague hold the same status. Even they are the modules. Allah subhanho wa Taala has given them that status. So this has been happening in the past. This is not something new, another famous incident from the history in 218. a plague took place in misser. In Egypt. It is mentioned in the books of history that in this plague, no leader escaped all the leaders died in that plague.

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In 218, he, then that same same plague in 228 Hijri went to Uzbekistan. And in Uzbekistan, so many people died, that they didn't have enough cloth to buy kufan

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the Walmart here in this break,

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then, later on, in 406, in basara, a plague took place. And in this plague, so many people died in one home in one home there used to be sister dying brother dying, Father dying, mother dying, that they had to Entomb the house. They had to bury people in the homes, the homes changed into graves. So many people died.

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In 448 Amanda B Rahmatullah Lee mentions in Allah muschietti novella that in 448, tgd, the, the situation of Spain and Egypt was such that they were no muscle is coming to the masjid.

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Now it was out of fear, or it was because people were dying only Allah knows. But the plague hit them so hard that they will no muscle is found in the masjid. So can we say this is something new? It is not new. Recently, a few years ago, in India, at the time of Maulana Ashraf return, we refer to La La,

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La La, in his place, Muzaffarabad, the plague took place and many people started dying. So he wrote a book. And he named the book, shock, a weapon, the love of the year after

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Why did he named that to the book.

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Because we have to understand that weather today, tomorrow or the day after tomorrow, one has to leave the world, we have actually come in this world to prepare for the next. So he named that book showcase the love for the year after and I will request every member seated here to try and find that book and read it it will be very beneficial. It is even translated in it is also translated in English. So respected elders and friends. The first aspect which we have to understand is that this is not something new. It has happened in the past. And I'm saying it has happened in our history in most of the Islamic countries this has happened. The second thing which we need to understand, which

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can make us feel better in this whole crisis is that Allah tala is the Greatest, Allah tala doesn't need anyone's confirmation to change the condition or to change a commandment of his Allah is Allah he can do whatever he wants. Allah can change the tables and turn the tables at anytime he wants. And even that has happened in the past. Even that has happened in the past. So Han Allah.

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Look at this incident, Genghis Khan, a very famous and a very harsh ruler. He went to Baghdad, with his army, and he over to Baghdad. He killed all the leaders, and he killed 1.6 million Muslims at that time. 1.6 million Muslims massacred at one time. And he threw their bodies into the river. And you see, but that was the superpower of that time. It was an advanced place. The people there were educated people. So they had plenty of libraries. You know what Genghis Khan did? He took all the books and he threw them into the river. The historians mentioned that he threw so many books into the river. Because of the ink of the books. The river turned into black. The color of the river

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turned into black. This is how we oppressed the people of Baghdad. But then when he went forward, and he fought against the scholars of that time, the scholars were given victory by Allah subhanho wa Taala the Allah ma were given victory by Allah subhanho wa Taala and then they all became Muslims. And then Genghis Khan and his whole group. They became the protector of the Muslims. They started protecting the Muslims. The people

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Who killed a 1.6 million Muslims? were the same people who are taking care of the Muslims. That is Allah. Allah can change anything. Allah can turn the tables at any time.

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Another famous incident is when the vehcile Allahu alayhi wa sallam wanted to enter into Kaaba and perform his Salah. And at that time the keys of the Kaaba were in the hands of a small man who was still not a Muslim. And when the vessel Allahu alayhi wa sallam asked him for the key and other toes man refused. So Nabi sallallahu alayhi wa sallam say to him that Oh, man, a day is going to come when I will enter into Makkah as a conqueror and I will take these keys from you, and I will give it to whoever I want, and know that of mine left that you will enter into Mecca and you will take the keys from me he loved Time passed by and the day came when the whistle olowalu cemented into mcisaac

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conterra motala who goes to other truth man, and he snatches the key and he gives it to Nabi sallallahu, alayhi wa sallam Nabi sallallahu alayhi wa sallam enters into Kaaba, he performs his Salah, he comes out.

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And then he says that Allah subhana wa Taala revealed to me in the law,

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that oh prophet of Allah, you should return a manner to the rightful owner. And this key belongs to smile, all smile, keep this key you are the caretaker of the Kaaba from today and it will remain in your progeny till the Day of Allah. And even today when you go there, you will find the key runs in the same family. So Allah can change the the Allah can turn the tables at any time. He doesn't need anyone's confirmation. And having said that, I would like to convey a message to each and every father who had to bury his own son who had to throw the sand on the grave of his son and to each and every mother who lost her young son to each and every sister who lost her husband and was left two

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or three orphan kids behind. Yes, it is not easy for us to watch a five year son or a five years child standing on the grave of the Father. It is not easy for us to watch two young daughters sitting on the on the janazah of the Father and watching the father living the world. It is not easy but oh my father or my brother or my sister, Allah subhanho wa Taala loves you. Allah tala loves you. That is why prophet muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said either Allah

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when Allah tala loves someone, Allah subhana wa Taala afflicts them. Allah subhanho wa Taala tests them.

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And that is why when doubt Allah Salam asked Allah that Allah Allah, Allah, why should I find you? What did Allah Allah reply? Allah tala said go and find me close to the broken hearts. So all my sister or my father or my brother, Allah is close to you right now. And Allah's mercy is descending on you. Allah mentions in the Holy Quran in grocery Yusra with every difficulty there comes an ease but a lower look at how these scholars have explained this verse. They are saying that in my grocery grocery is with Al Islam, which means only one difficulty. But when Allah subhanho wa Taala mentions useless Allah tala is not using a leaflet he has put them in there which means may is one difficulty

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when you are afflicted with one difficulty, it will come along with many is from Allah subhanho wa Taala. So let us not lose hope in the mercy of Allah. Let us not lose hope in the help of Allah subhanho wa Taala Allah help is near May Allah subhanho wa Taala guide us May Allah subhanho wa Taala make us from those who have strong conviction in the help of Allah subhanho wa Taala Meanwhile, Al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil aalameen district