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Monahan hamdu Lillahi Rabbil alameen wa Salatu was Salam avasarala mean? Be no hamdulillah Sangha is mine.

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Thank you for joining us in the class, the inshallah we'll continue talking about the relationship between the servant and his master the relationship between the slave and Allah subhanho wa Taala. We mentioned few things last week. And today we're continuing by mentioning, how could a Muslim be a true servant to Allah subhanaw taala now,

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the more you are servant to Allah subhanaw taala the more honored you are, because whether you like it or not, you are the slave of philosophy.

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There is no, no escape, whether you admit that or not. So you better agree on this and you better submit to Allah subhanho wa Taala. So you will be rewarded and you will be honored. When Allah subhanaw taala mentioned the Prophet sallallahu Sallam in

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in a status of respect and in the status of honor. He said, Exalted is He who took his servant in a journey in the night. He did not say he took who took his prophet or messenger. Although the prophet SAW Selim was a messenger and was Prophet he said, his servant servitude to Allah subhanaw taala is the best thing you could do and it is the purpose of your creation, Allah subhanaw taala created you to worship him or molecule general INSA Allah Allah Buddha now that's why Allah subhanaw taala commanded us

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to do obligatory by that.

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And we know some of them are done on daily basis. Some of them are done on weekly basis. Some of them are done

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once a year, some of them are done once in a lifetime. Prayer everyday you have to pray five times a day.

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Once a week you pray a Juma

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once a year you pray alight the two prayers you first Ramadan once one month in the year, and you perform Hajj

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once in a lifetime. Now, what is what is about these obligatory I bet that many people do them or actually most of the Muslims that handler they do it the difference between the real servant and the one who is not truly submitting to Allah subhanaw taala is how you do it.

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The true servant, he loves to perform the bad. He loves to fast. He forgets about the hardships that are attached to this a bad when you're fasting. Yes, you're hungry, you're thirsty. But you don't think about that. The high shot of the lung on her. She was fasting

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when a beggar knocked on the door.

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And she gave her what she has.

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When time for breakfast came. So the servant of I shut down she told her we don't have any food. She said Why didn't you remind me? I could have left something for us. I should have done was not thinking of

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the breakfast time. But when we fast we are always waiting how many hours left on the same thing with prayer or hamdulillah. I prayed. The prophet SAW Selim said joy let Cora tiny few Salah come forward for my eye, the joy of my eye in prayer. So that's how the true servant the true servant does not look at the bad as attacks he has to pay or as a punishment, that he wants to relieve himself from it. He wants always to be in that situation in the bad to Allah subhanho wa Taala that's why

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in

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yomo Kiana when Allah subhanho wa Taala will reward people,

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the people who did the better with sincerity, they will get more reward than those who did it. Like they had to do it. They say there are people who deal with a lot like merchants like business people. If I did this that's what I will get reward. And there are people who do the better like slaves now everybody is doing their better. like slaves means he has to do it otherwise they will be punished. That's why and there are people who do the better because they enjoy it.

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And they like to do the better. The prophets I said I mentioned one of the types that will be shaded given the shade on the Day of Judgment module on call boom Allah can be massage it so his heart is attached to the masjid.

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That means he likes to do the a bother.

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So prayer fasting and the true servant reads the Quran.

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Now let me ask you this and let's be realistic.

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How much time do you give the Quran

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every day?

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20 minutes. I believe that's good, really an hour an hour time. If you give every day 20 minutes to the Quran that's really good. Because unfortunately, there are many people who don't even give that time way on weekly basis.

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They can read the newspapers, they can watch TV, they can be online for hours chatting or doing whatever they want. But they don't read Quran on daily basis.

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I mean, how can you say that you are a good servant to Allah subhanaw taala while you don't read the Quran,

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that was the quality of

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the true and the sincere, pious predecessors that was the quality of the companions of the messenger asylum in the night you go and you hear the sound

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just like the bees because they were reading the Quran and they were praying nowadays,

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unfortunately, you hear whether TV or nothing sleeping.

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Now,

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one important thing about the A Bader, which I really like all students

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to keep it in mind always

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you give priority to the obligatory provider that has precedence which is better

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to give in charity or to pay this occur

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which is better to fast one day of Ramadan or to fast one day,

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the power optional fasting,

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which is better to perform the hedge, which you are obliged to do, or to perform the hedge option, always the obligatory a better is better.

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And this is mentioned in the divine narrative from Allah subhanho wa Taala what matter are from a layup division,

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have the lamb muster up to Holly and my servant will not come close to me with anything more beloved or more lovely to me than what I made obligatory on him. That's what Allah says.

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If you want to come close to Allah subhanaw taala you start with the bad with the obligatory

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this has the priority. Some people even some students of knowledge they don't keep this fact in mind, always remember this you give priority to the obligatory bad

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after you're perfect you're obligated rather than you move to the optional either. Always the obligatory but there has precedence Now you may say well handle I'm praying five times a day. No, that's not enough. When do you pray them? They affect them? When they pray them? Do you pray them on time in the masjid? Do you pray with Khushboo that's how you perfectly valid the same thing with Amazon the same thing with a car the same thing with the hedge? Then you move to the optional that does not mean you don't do any sooner before or after no you do it. But keep attention always to the obligatory either.

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These are few qualities for

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the Muslim with his Lord with Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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And honestly, I mean

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sometimes you find people at hamdulillah they are sincere and they want to help

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and they want to help others.

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But in order for you to help others you start with yourself

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How can you bring people close to Allah subhanho wa Taala while you yourself you're not close to Allah subhanaw taala

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you will find people spending hours and hours What are you doing? Or I'm doing dollar Mashallah, that's good. But you yourself feeling down, that does not mean you don't do down, give yourself priority.

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improve yourself. Because any time you spend on yourself, that will help and it will make it easier for you in the future.

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Let's say

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you stay in the night talking to a non Muslim

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about the bother about Islam. And consequently you missed such prayer. The next day, another thing you did something else you were writing or you were reading a book Mashallah reading book, it's it's seeking knowledge, that's good, but not at the expense of the obligatory rabada. Perfect, you're right by that first perfect yourself

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and then move to others. The problem? why people do this because it's easier. It's easier for me to tell you that's wrong, but I don't watch myself because it's always difficult. I don't want to do anything, everyone. Everybody likes to sit down and relax and comment on

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Others and ask them to do and give them orders. But to do it ourselves, that is difficult. That's why many people, they forget about themselves and they move to others. So you need first to start within yourself perfect there are about that, especially the obligated by that and then move forward.

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If you check your time, how much time do you spend on others? And how much time do you spend on your personal development,

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you will find that you're spending lots of time with others.

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And that's okay, but not at the expense of improving yourself.

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And I noticed some people they do that. So anyway, this is very important. Keep always in mind that the obligatory I buy that are the most important ones, that's why Allah subhanaw taala made them obligatory.

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And then, when you perfect these, I bet that you move forward to the option and either you don't give in charity, while you did not pay the soccer. You don't give in charity, while you have that you should pay. First you pay the debt because charity, you can you have the option, but the debt you have to faith.

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Okay, now we are moving to another aspect,

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which is the clock with ourselves, how we should act

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within ourselves how we should look like as Muslims.

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Now, it is divided to three parts. Let's divide into three parts body, mind, and soul.

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That's yourself. You're composed of body and soul in general, and the mind is separated

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your body.

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Now the first thing you need to know that you don't own your body.

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So when you hear someone saying I'm free, I do whatever I want. That's incorrect. You are free to an extent.

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That means you cannot cut your finger.

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You cannot

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lose your life. Optionally, say I want to terminate my life. That's it. You cannot do that. Allah created you and Allah will cause you to die, Allah will take your life. So your body is only a trust. Just like someone gave you something and he told you please keep it. So the better you keep your your body

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the more reward you will get from Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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So, how are you doing?

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With your body?

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Are you keeping this body

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good, or you are abusing your body?

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First of all, as human beings we need food to survive.

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And food is essential.

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Food and drink.

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They say the maximum three days the average without drink you can live without water and 40 days without food.

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But on the other hand, how much do you fill your body with food? Because always

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too much

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is a negative thing.

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At the time of the messenger sallallahu sallam, he said nanoco one Lana colo hatanaka we don't eat until we are hungry.

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And when we eat whatever I can Alaska when we eat we don't feel

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our stomachs.

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And I shut up the alarm and she said the messenger size and then

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when he died he never filled his stomach. Masha be shy

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the messenger center Why didn't you do that? He had he had the ability.

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It's always better to keep some space

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because once your stomach is full, you need to digest this food and when you digest the whole body is working. So your mind stops from thinking you become lazy.

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And the messenger Selim said ma'am Allah adomian raw and Charlemagne button The worst part that you will fill is your stomach

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that's what the messenger Salim said mama at the moon we are unsure I'm in botany

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all what you see nowadays what they are people actually it's not Islamic and they wander I mean, why you are looking at us they are they eat and then they eat and then they eat and then they eat what is this that's not the Sunnah of the messenger science seldom, even in food and drinks. The prophet SAW Selim gave us the sooner in the Quran, Allah subhanaw taala says what kind of trouble

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Eat and drink but 1234

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do not go beyond the limits do not transgress do not exaggerate in eating and drinking.

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People are dying, starving to death in Africa and some poor countries and people are dying because of excessiveness, in food and drink.

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If you read the biographies of the scholars, they tell you themselves that we did not eat that much.

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A group of the soldiers of the companions of the messenger sallallahu Sallam they went,

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and every day

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their food for the entire day was one date, one date for the entire day.

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I mean, let's ask ourselves this question what is enough for us to survive food and drink

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20% let's say we want over than what we survive something that is sufficient 50% try to reduce yourself, what you eat 50% and see what will happen, you will sleep more you will have you will not need to sleep. But when you sleep, you will rest more, you will be more active in the morning.

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Why people wake up very lazy.

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Because they filled their bodies and they slept and their bodies is working and working and did not rest. So there is no time to rest.

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They say statistically, the average American is in contact with food 10 times a day 10 times. And that's true. In the morning, you drink coffee or whatever you drink, then you have your breakfast, and then snack short snack and then before lunch, you may eat something and then your lunch and then comes the fruits or salad whatever and then in the evening 10 times

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that's wrong. This is wrong.

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So as I told you honestly I expect from the students to improve their habits of food and drink it is the son of the messenger sallallahu wasallam.

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This is one thing the other thing

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eat healthy food. This is your body is is a man as I said there is trust.

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And the messenger Selim said hydrocone the best of you

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the ones who lives long and act and have good actions. When Paula Amato has phenomenal that's the best of the Omar, the Messenger of Salah, the one who lives long life, but with good actions.

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How can you so when we ask, is it recommended in Islam to extend your life? Yes, if you can, if you can,

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you cannot destroy your body.

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Actually, when you eat, your intention should be to please Allah subhanaw taala to strengthen your body for the bad. again why Allah created us

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to worship him. Do you intend before you eat that I am eating this food to help myself worshipping Allah subhanaw taala so he will be pleased with me. Do you do that? That should be your intention. Now you eat every day. If you change your intention, you will be rewarded for all what you eat instead of just eating because you need to eat. You are eating to worship Allah subhanho wa Taala you will eat anyway.

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That should be your intention. So before you eat, ask yourself this food will help you

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or will destroy you.

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There are many now some people they are concerned about what is halal and what is haram? And of course that's the first thing the first step is to avoid what is haram? domestications

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pork and all these things people ask about their behalf and on their behalf. Yes, that's first, then comes another thing because why Allah subhanaw taala forbade us from eating the pork.

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it harms it harms you. Whether it harms your body, it harms your actions.

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It's not good. Then another thing, what is healthier for you? What is better for you to eat?

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Look at what we drink and what we eat. Just take a look at

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the ingredients and see how many

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things are added. Artificial flavor, artificial color, citric acids, I mean hundreds of things. No wonder people having cancers and problems. Many diseases that they were not existed at the time of messengers. I send them out later on why

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Because they need all these to pour it to keep the product valid.

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If it's a good product, it will be valid for some time. On the other hand, look at like the fruits. Usually the cover of the fruit is very healthy, except here because it's all wax, they put wax on it.

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If you leave it in your fridge, refrigerator for like, two months it will be the same.

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That's why you should wash it

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to remove the many layers wax and I don't know, to preserve it.

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Eat healthy food.

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you improve your body you strengthen your body and you please Allah subhanho wa Taala because that's your intention when you are eating. You want to please Allah subhanaw taala

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How about the health of your body like exercise?

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You do exercise they keep your body healthy because that's again another objective.

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The better the stronger You are the better you are because you are able to worship Allah Swanton. Now, imagine yourself

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70 years old,

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you are unable to stand up. How would you do that a bad prayer. It will be difficult when it's difficult you are thinking of the struggle that you're having. But when you are strong, you're enjoying very bad. So keep yourself like that. Why not Muslims exercise and we don't exercise.

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At the time of the messenger sighs Salaam they did not have gyms. But they had something better they had the jihad.

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They went to war. They used to exercise even when there is no Jihad they used to exercise,

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horseback riding,

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archery,

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swimming, many things they used to do.

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So the Muslim should be active. This will help you worshiping Allah subhana wa Tada.

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On the other hand, also do not be obsessed

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by what people are doing nowadays, especially women. I mean, I read this, some studies about

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plastic surgeries, it is horrible.

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Americans paid in the year 2005 $12.4 billion $12.4 billion on plastic surgeries. For what?

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Change last creation. That's what they did. And by the way, it will not to change.

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Your body is your body. That's how Allah created you. You cannot change what Allah subhanaw taala Yes, if there is a burn, if there is abdominal thing

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you can. And there is this is another issue. It's fifth issue. But here in o'clock, you should be pleased. Many people, they are short and they want or many people they are thin and they want to eat food to become fat. And many people they are fat and they want to become slim. I mean, it's like it's it's crazy. So Panama.

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The Muslim

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should be happy with how Allah subhanaw taala created him.

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You improve yourself. You eat healthy food, you exercise, you keep your health

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and you worship Allah subhanaw taala.

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Again, your body is Amana. Allah will ask you about your body. What did you do with your hand?

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Did you abuse people with it? If Allah gave you strength, does that mean you abuse others? use it against them? Or you use it to help them? Your eyes? What did you do with it? Did you look to the harem?

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Your ears, your tongue,

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all these things? Again, if each one of them was spent time, we will not finish.

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It's a long way

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attached to the show of the body

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habits of sleeping.

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How do you sleep? When do you sleep?

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Many people complain about family.

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If you cannot make it for family, then ask yourself when did you sleep? And before that, what did you do in the day?

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family is NEMA. It's a favor from Allah subhanaw taala. And the law will not give it for people who don't deserve it.

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If you deserve it, you will be able to do it. That's how scholars looked at it.

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One of the pious predecessors he said, I did stay raba I did backbiting once and I was forbidden Campbell for six months. Because of that, he knew that he was prevented from gamliel because of a sin he did.

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Nowadays people complain again, what did you do in the day? Did you disobey Allah subhanaw taala

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you slept late? The messenger Salim said last sermon about Dasha, there should be no talking after Ayesha except for three things, whether you have knowledge, you are seeking knowledge, that's permissible. Or you are joining the kinship. And you could not do it except at that time

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or you're praying you are in a bad

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you are in a whether these are the three exceptions. Nowadays look at people we fill in shesha 1020 maximum from 1020 until 1am What are you doing?

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Some people would say oh, I cannot sleep. Now you can.

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Your body is just like the clay.

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You can shape it the way you want. Maybe first day, first month, you cannot but then trust me, you will be able to do it. Just sleep early. Once you sleep early, you will wake up early.

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And you are able to do okay, Emily.

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People complain I did not have a good sleep last night. Did you read the ASPCA?

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Did you pray on the right side as the messenger cisilion prayed on his right side?

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All of these things

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count.

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Moving to the second part,

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our minds

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and that's very important part.

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The true Muslim

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has critical thinking.

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This issue unfortunately it was not. I did not notice that it is given enough time in our lectures in our lessons. There should be more talk about this thing, critical thinking.

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In the Quran, Allah subhanaw taala invited us many times, to think thoroughly deeply to ponder to reflect Why?

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Because

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Allah wants from us. Look at him.

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Allah subhanaw taala wants from us to reflect once you think you'll be able to do it. Our actions

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are reflections of our thoughts and feelings.

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Which means the Muslim should be intelligent.

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Like do not do the thing and then think of

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why this happened. Nowadays, Muslims are fourth from many people.

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Why don't you go back to the history

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and see how it happened. Look at the people in their businesses. How they think critically they made studies they make everything.

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feedback, customer service, and profit. What why why this product did not work. why they do that? They want more money.

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You should work harder because you want has an app from Allah subhanaw taala. It's more expensive than money. So think, before you do something, would this help you or not?

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What is the best for me? What is the best for Muslims?

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In the Quran, it is full of commands, orders, invitations to think

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why you are doing this. Don't just say others are doing it.

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We saw people that was the excuse of the kuffaar we saw people doing it so we did it.

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Our parents are doing don't do that.

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This helps even in the iPad when you follow

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the opinion.

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Does it have an evidence? Here it has an evidence or not? All these things are helpful. Critical thinking is very important for the Muslim.

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Don't just take things for granted. Think

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rethink again.

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The true Muslim seeks knowledge.

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Why?

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seeking knowledge is the way for you to worship Allah subhanaw taala remember the story of Ibrahim alayhis salam Urbana?

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Well, arena Manasa can show us our monastic Allah commanded you to worship him how you will worship him.

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You need knowledge

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You will worship Allah subhanaw taala

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through the knowledge you have

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knowledge here, we have science and we have knowledge, knowledge is the religious knowledge. Science is the worldly science and both of them are required. You need the knowledge to worship Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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to please Him to enter Paradise, and you need science as well, to live in this life and also to enter Paradise.

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And look at Muslims nowadays. hamdulillah some of them they are scientists, they are pioneers in their fields, but many of them are not

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why you accept to let others surpass you.

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Why don't you be the best in your field?

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You sell books, why don't you be the best bookseller

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you are technician Why aren't you the best technician? That's how you should because that's the song that the messenger Salaam said in Allah humbug Nadia comida Milla, Milla neutrino

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labs, if one of you did something to do it perfectly.

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You should be ambitious. Do not just be pleased with the minimum.

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That's the Muslim the true Muslim. He's ambitious.

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And he does his job perfectly. He seeks knowledge.

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Look at Abdullah saw that all day long. He said I know no one. I don't know anyone who has more knowledge in the book of Allah subhanaw taala than me and if I knew that there is someone I would go to him as long as I could reach him.

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That's what I've learned. So down the javelin Abdullah on Houma, for one Hadith he traveled one month.

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Why? Because they knew what's the value of knowledge. Again, seeking knowledge is not for the sake of knowledge itself, but to please Allah subhanaw taala to use this knowledge,

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to praise Allah subhanaw taala that's why you seek knowledge.

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So the Muslim seeks knowledge and his skillful people, if there are 10 people, two of them are Muslims and the rest are non Muslims, and they wanted the job. They should go to the Muslims.

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Islam should be a motive for you to perfect your job should not be an excuse for you to do the job.

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In lower quality,

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now you go Oh, here's my brother.

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He's Muslim, so I will pay him less. You should pay him more because he's Muslim. Or you know, he's Muslim, his job is not that good. Because you are a Muslim. You should do your job better. Many times, while I Islam is where we are liable on Islam, we take advantage of Islam.

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Now, moving to the soul,

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and our soul

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is connected to the mind.

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Your heart, your mind, they are both together.

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The prophet SAW Selim said Muslim Leia

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layer one vocal bhulaiyaa the Muslim does not steal, and his heart does not carry hatred.

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This person 10 years ago, he did this thing.

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And you don't forget it. The Muslim does not do that. The Muslim has a pure heart. What do you mean by that if something wrong happened, you forgive you could not forgive.

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You did the thing as they did it to you and that's it. Get over it, forget it.

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Life is very fast. It's moving on. So you need to move on. Do not live in the past.

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One important thing about your soul is the food just like we said about the food of the body. You need nutrition for your soul and that's by the worship of Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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And I will focus on the remembrance of Allah subhanaw taala

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because nowadays, we talk to each other.

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We we do many things, but we do little of the vicar of Allah subhanho wa Taala Do you do everyday Subhanallah 100 times.

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Do you do that? How much time does it take for me to say Subhanallah 100 100 times?

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Two and a half, three minutes. Max. Do you know what you will get when you say this?

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So Pamela handy. The prophet SAW Selim said whoever sets of hands handy in the morning and in the evening 100 times

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his sins will be forgiven, even if they were like as much as the form of the sea.

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Why don't we do it?

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We are not feeling or appreciating the the value and the reward that Allah subhanaw taala is repenting for us?

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Do you read all the scar after the prayer and after a prayer,

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we have time to talk on phone, they give you 600 minutes every month and divide this

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or 800 minutes divide this on every day and look 15 to 20 minutes. You have and you exceed that number. But when it comes to the vicar of philosophy panatela it is less and ironically, all the inventions most of them for the last century they are time saving devices. But what is the time that you're saving?

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What is the time that we're saving?

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We have to start within ourselves as I told you if you as a student of knowledge, you don't appreciate these things you don't start with yourself. Don't expect from others.

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To improve. You need to start within yourself.

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the remembrance of Allah subhanaw taala is a key.

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It assures your heart It elevates your rank.

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It keeps your your body your soul fresh.

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Prophet SAW Selim said maintain saying Laila Han Allah xe Rahman decorilla ly as Allah Allah Sankara Swamiji karela.

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in Paradise, the believers will be inspired to remember Allah subhanaw taala just like we are inspired in this life to breathe,

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you breathe every second. And in paradise you mentioned last time I guarantee you if you mention Allah subhanaw taala always you will not sin you are remembering Allah and I say by that the true remembers when your heart is your heart is present. It's not only your tongue, but also your heart. You say establish your law quickly just to finish it but you are not thinking what does it mean to start ferroli ask Allah forgiveness.

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Who used to remember Allah subhanaw taala more we are the previous generations.

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Previous generations they did not have cars to save their time. They did not have phones to save them trips. They did not have copy copy machines, printers, we have all these things.

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They did not have many books or as printed and ready.

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So we have to blame ourselves. We are responsible for this.

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Okay.

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The last thing I like to talk about, which is really important after the body, the soul and the mind is your appearance. Because that's very important for the Muslim. How do you look like I don't mean by this how Allah subhanaw taala created you what I mean by this how others look at you.

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Are you dressed properly?

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That does not mean you purchase very expensive, expensive clothes but cleanliness.

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Are you clean or not?

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If someone entered your house, do they have do they smell something good?

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Or not? If you sit next to someone

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do you wear perfume or not? And this is especially for the brothers. We know the sisters they cannot wear perfume

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except in their houses. buffets. Arsalan forbade woman from wearing perfume and going outside.

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Because there is fitna

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the prophet SAW Selim, he used to use the Syriac lots of times why he did not want any bad smell to come from his mouth. Do you remember someone

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who had who thinks

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you could remember that right? But you may forget someone

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who smells good because people that's how they are. But if it happened 10 years ago, someone had very bad smell, you will keep remembering.

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So you need to look good.

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You need to be dressed properly. You need to spend some time on yourself.

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Again, I'm not saying you should be obsessed. Now, the makeup companies, the hair coloring companies, they are making millions of dollars.

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Right. But as a Muslim, it doesn't take that much. But you should spend some time on it. The profit side seldom used to see work used to

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perfume, he did not have 10s of types of cloth. He had only few, but he kept them. He maintained them and they were clean. That's how the Muslim should be. You look good, your hair is calm. The messenger Selim once entered the message and he saw a man coming

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in not good looking. So he asked him,

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did Allah subhanaw taala give you some money? The man said yes, but I told him what money do you have? He said all types, I have sheep I have camels. So the prophet SAW Selim said then let this blessing from Allah subhanaw taala be shown on yourself on your appearance.

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Because again, if people looked at you, and they saw something wrong, they will not accept anything from you.

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Imagine

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if you have a bad smelling and you came to the masjid and you wanted to pray to your next to your brother, he will not like you to pray next to him. That's why the messenger sent him forbade those who ate garlic or onion from coming to the masjid

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it harms people.

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So, you need to look good, you need to spend some time on cleanliness. This is something some Muslims are ignoring totally other Muslims, they are spending more time on it. So you find some of the sisters they sit before the mirror for three, four hours.

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almost daily, almost. This happens a lot it happens.

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And then what?

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That would not change anything. It may change 1%.

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Trust yourself, be confident.

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Okay, I will stop here inshallah. Is there any question?

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Yes.

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Yeah. So panela be handy. If you say it after such prayer in the morning 100 times. And

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at the sunset, under times, your sins will be forgiven and no one on the day of judgment will come with better deeds Daniel, except the one who worked harder and did the same. Like you means he said to Panama.

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Allah will will inspire them so they will be remembering Allah subhanaw taala

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you will come home on Vicar karma you will come home.

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So they will be able to remember Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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Every second, just like they breathe every second. Yes.

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Yeah.

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That mean,

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every time you do it, you have to do it every day for life.

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Yes, when the Prophet sallallahu Sallam mentions a reward, like the 12 Raka or Subhanallah handy, that means you should do it on regular basis. It's not only one time otherwise, I do it one day, and then I abandon What counts is what you do on regular basis. Now, if you missed that one day, that's okay. But you are doing this regularly.

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So you have to do it, maintain doing it. Because it's easy. I mean, it's very easy for someone to fast one day, it's very easy to someone to pray one night for three hours. It may be difficult, but it could be done. But can you do that on daily basis? That's what counts.

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Another question.

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You said that the wisdom of prohibition for

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I've never seen

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the wisdom of prohibiting the pork. Yes, there is a proof for it. And they spoke about ask any. Any doctor. When a woman is pregnant, they tell her do not eat pork and do not drink alcohol. This is one thing there is a wall in the body. It comes in the body because of the pork. That's that's proved. That's one thing. As I said, it's not the only wisdom. That's what we know. Maybe there are things we don't know. Also it reflects on your actions. The pork they say one of the things

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That is common for this animal that it doesn't have dignity which means if female pork and male pork, they fornicate with others, the male will not do anything. It's okay. That's what they say. There is a study about the effects of food on your actions. They did it in prisons, and they found out that when they give them better food, healthy food, their actions are better. That's proven, but you need to read more and you need to ask more.

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Another question, we will stop here inshallah Salaam Alaikum