Channel: Kamal El-Mekki
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So now I want to learn more
about. So before I begin the lecture, I'd like to,
first of all, and to try to convince you in a few minutes to take this upcoming course with me that I will be back in October teachers here. It's called Shahada, the hotel.
And the basically obviously, as you notice the amount, of course, and it's the weekend course. So inshallah we'll be spending a total of two or so hours together. And I want to try in a few minutes to try to convince you that this is a good course to take the job. And if I didn't believe it obviously, wouldn't be or shouldn't be teaching it
before us to have this course it was called How to get the Shahada in 10 minutes, and it was a six hour workshop. And it centered around the giving you the tools and the ability with which you can speak to anonymous them, and within 10 minutes, or 15, or 20, or 25, why not ever
sound like a guarantee, so to about it was like a guarantee or something like that. Now, this this new course it has those two pigs in it, but it also deals with how to deal with Muslims as well how to get down to Muslim, which is a big problem that we have, how to follow up with non Muslims that revert to Islam. And it has also issues like the atheist how to deal with atheists, a lot of Muslims are scared, they don't know how to talk to
they can handle anybody, but they cannot handle the atheists because they think he's the toughest person to deal with. As the exact opposite. Actually, the atheist is the easiest person to deal with. But there are certain key things you need to know about the atheist and atheism, once you understand that you find the atheist very easy to deal with, not a problem. And also there are other things like a person who is a homosexual, you might run into those people and go, what do you do? They're interested in becoming Muslim? Or they agree with the tenants of Islam? But then what? They tell you that they can't because they're,
as they say, of that lifestyle? What do you do you deal with that? There is a section in
this very short section, it's like one page
that deals with a polytheist, someone who believes in more than one God. And the basically, I taught this before I taught this in Australia, or in South Africa. And I taught in South Africa, then I returned a few months later. And we had a meeting with the students to see what were the results of taking the course. So one of them said, and those notes was page 59, one page that deals with polytheism, it basically asks a number of questions. And that convinces the person that polytheism is not a very good thing.
He said, I took the course. And he said his broker, he and his brother attended the course the same night suddenly went home, and I saw my brother pick up the phone, he called his Hindu friend. And he went over the arguments on that one page. And by the end of the page, the guy took a shot.
So I'm proud of this story. I go to South Africa, to Australia to show the students with the story. I tell them this story. One of them said the same thing happened to me. So tell me the details. He said, I took the course. I went home, I open page 59. I call the Hindu friend of mine, I read from beginning to end and about
what's in page 59? You have to discover that in October.
But what we do on page 59, and other parts of the course is you we tackle the mindset of the person. And if someone believes in more than one God, okay, there's actually a problem with this belief. So what you do is you ask certain questions and get them to see that any which way you look at it, there's a problem with believing more than one God. So what I'm really doing is I'm tackling the mindset that they're in. I'll give you an example with the trending. Realistically, the Trinity is something that doesn't make sense, true or false. That three things are one, even though they're physically separate. And there is not even any analogy on this planet that you can use to explain
how three things can be separate. But still one.
Actually one, not one in essence. Yeah. So what you have to your advantage, that is that they believe in something that doesn't make good sense to them that they can't really go just that they can't really comprehend. So what's your advantage then, is you have to hate and they have this belief, the way they end Trinity discussions or discussions about the divinity of Jesus, and things like that is to tackle the mindset of someone who believes. I'll tell you before we developed this technique was to sit and have three or five hour debates with phone calls and debates with five missionaries, people teach Bible study at university we sit like three, four hours, given this
passage, this person that has this passage, and in the end, yes, you would get them and they would say yeah, okay, I don't know how to answer that. But it took four hours with this
new technique five minutes with Donald Trump 10 minutes with them. So, so again, I wish there wouldn't be teaching this course unless I really believed in the techniques. And I'll end by telling you that over I've been teaching the dowel course to non Muslims for the last seven years or more. And over the years, I have only the success stories to prove that, that it's not just a waste of six hours, right? So I would get emails from all around the world, there was a young man in Toronto, he heard the workshop online. And he started our group, and they brought 160 people to sit around 95% and remaining upon stuff. That's the amazing process store. I get emails from Saudi Arabia, people
working with non Muslims, they're all over the world, I got an interesting email from the UK, a brotherhood the workshop online. He it's like five parts, he heard two and a half parts of it, then he paused it to go get them said on the way Hassan honestly, is sending the email
on the way. So I sent something from the course. He said a question that was mentioned that he said, he responded in a way that was expected from the course I said something else, the guy took a shot. So he writes, he says, I only listened to half of it. And they get to decide what happens on here, the whole thing.
And what they did
last two weekends. So and there's more information here with the brothers maybe farther out. So I would like to see you
to that. And Shall we there will be great benefit. And there will be a benefit beyond just talk to Muslims or non Muslims, there's so much stuff in that course as well. And perhaps others here may testify to some of those things. So now we're getting into our topic. And you know, we're not really going over the story of the battle, that we're talking about some of the benefits that came out of the battle. And when it comes to that, I want to talk about the seer of enemies.
Because we really, really that see that is absolutely phenomenal. It's magnificent. But what has happened is that we haven't given it, its proper place to set up the processor. And there are two ways or there are different levels of reading the zero, the lowest level. This is not any scholarly classification, by the way, this is
the lowest level is just to read the sooner as you read the story, and you get enjoyment out of that. And no doubt all of us, when you read the
price up front, you're happy. Sometimes you feel anxiety, sometimes you're excited. And this is what you get in the basic level out of the story is some kind of excitement, some kind of fun from reading, then there's a higher, deeper level, to reading the center of the profit center. That's when we focus on getting wisdoms lessons and benefits out of the events and out of the stories. And all you have to do when you put yourself in this mindset, you know, you have the natural ability that you see every story and come up with benefits. Now the spirit is so deep that we can we can say one story. And we can come out with and everyone could come up with different benefits from that
same one story. And this is unlike the biography of anyone else on earth. And most people you can read the biography once twice them philosophy. Right? How many times can you read the biography of Abraham Lincoln? How many times even Malcolm X? How many times can you read his biography? And you want to read it again? Yeah, but the seed of it, keep reading it over and over and over again. And every time you can look at it from a different angle and get different benefits from it. So perhaps perhaps some of you in the audience are teachers. So the teacher reads the seat of the porcelain, and they see teaching techniques, some that you read the same book, and you get Dell techniques as
your whatever mode you're in at that time, whatever mindset that you're in, or basically whatever discipline that you came from. So those who do PR, they CPR benefits and marketing benefits, and so on and so forth. So many. So it's so rich, that 50 different people can read it. And each one of them can come with benefits from their angles, based on their discipline or even their personality. There was actually one. And I wish I could have attended this lecture and there was someone who was a geologist. And he gave a lecture on geology using the serum deposits. And now I know you're waiting for me now to tell you how he did. I have no clue how he did it. But he did it. Because he
was looking at it from that mindset. He was looking at the narrations and the terrain that they described, the flatland the rocky area, the love the rocks, and he could give a lecture based on that. And so
so then we want to reach a higher level not just for the sake of enjoyment, the story goes like this, but also what's the benefit that comes out of it? What do I What do I come away with? And just a few simple examples. We all know that the profits are seldom was a shepherd before he was commissioned or set as a problem.
And he also said in a hadith Mammon
that there has not been a prophet except that he has heard it or should have been a shepherd of sheep herd of sheep. But so then we discuss what are some of the benefits? Why is it that we didn't make the profits to this specific job before becoming a profit? Now ask you what are some of these benefits? He told me?
Absolutely patience. You learn patience and the Prophet needs patience. Any diet needs patience. So he learned patience because you take the sheep out of Earth in the morning to pasture then you do what? You just said. For the youth and the audience, no Gameboy is no, he has
to pee in it, you just sit. So in patience, excellent. What else?
What is a
Okay, so Okay, so the the ability to react based on each individual sheet, Okay, what else?
Okay, dealing with innocent creatures.
responsibility, because when they give you an amount, and you have to know you're responsible, you have to watch over the machine. The wolf doesn't steal any of them things like that. What else is?
leadership? No doubt. Okay. Yes, sir. Respect, respect from.
Okay. All right, fine. We can put it another way.
He managed these animals and they follow whichever way so same things gonna happen later on. What else? You know, something one of the best books, they put seven benefits. And you know how many we can we can come up with something. Because in that book is one person contemplating from one angle, maybe two or three. We're here, we're a group and come up with phenomenal things about
the fact that there's a lot of time, you can look around and reflect on how
these times reflect.
Very good point, yeah, if you can reflect on the creation of Allah subhanaw taala. And this is a job that allows you to do that. And being close to nature reminds you of a last tour false. And all of us now when you leave the city, we go to the mountains and we see beautiful things.
You remember your nature reminds you a lot now traffic? No, it is it's interesting to see all the pillars in front of a loved one.
Right? So fantastic. What else do we have? Yes, sir.
a verse from sort of where Allah subhanaw taala mentioned that there's beauty for you in in the the herds for the livestock as well. And it's phenomenal that Allah has made it a source of income, but also beauty and looking at it itself. So as you come in, as you go, you see this is your herd, this is your wealth moving to their health, their strength. So another thing, excellent.
Absolutely. Yeah, everyone agree, it makes you observant and pay attention to detail taking care of these sheep. Because you have you know, those of you who know something about sheep, there's a flock of sheep somewhere on here and so on.
you can pay attention is just not limping doesn't have a growth here or there. This isn't straying away, and you're paying attention to them very much so and you're also paying attention to the fact that the wolf may come and take from them, right.
I've got some more but I'm waiting for you to say that
thought process. Okay. Excellent. So beyond just the nature of mining, it also allows you to contemplate the calm you're out there. It's common you get to thinking and clear your head.
The needs of others or the community before your knees. Okay, great. Yeah, you've learned to put the needs of others before you so what does that have to do with the shepherd? The shepherd sits there and he understands there needs to eat to graze. Yeah. And he will probably the shepherd might rather be sitting at home with found into chatting with people civilization, but He's here. He's learning that aspect as well. What else?
Looking from every angle you want to Yes, sir.
Absolutely. So you learn the protected things. And you also learn to accept that there's there could be loss true or false.
You get the shepherd, he can lose some of the sheep, wolf coyote, whatever it is, comes takes one, he comes home with one less. So he begins to understand the idea of I can lose from my flock and dislike the home, I can lose from the followers from the painful
guidance, it's in very simple terms with the animals, but at the same time, it's also adding a level of guidance as well.
Excellent. Very good. For the same, you, you totally rely on a loss of contact. Yeah. And it's the kind of work where you rely on a lot of a lot of these animals they eat, they procreate, another one is born, no complications, yeah, much more so than maybe a software engineer. And then the other thing you said was humble, humility, you learn to be humble. And what's proved that this is something that teaches humility, you know what proof is?
In his craft, actually, he gathered people. And then he told him that he used to do what
he can to call the people just out of the blue govern everyone. He got up and he told him that I used to be a young boy, and I would
look after the sheep of so and so on and give me just a little bit of money, then he
tells this story. So he explained to him that he started to become proud of himself, because now look, I'm gonna make money, and you're the family for the people. And so he wanted to humble himself. And he humbled himself by mentioning, being a shepherd, which means being accepted something that's humble, so awesome.
That's a good point.
strategy strategy, right? Because with a plan, you also pick the best grounds? Where am I going to let them feed? When should I take them? which path? Should I take them through? So you learn to strategize at some point? It's not an intricate level, but it's still a good level, right? You learn to strategize with them, and what else what else?
It's a business. So business, right? And very good. And it also shows that people trust you with that, because people give you their sheep most of the time, and this was the jump across the book after people see. So they give you the sheep, and then you bring them back. And it shows that they trust you. Because you can easily slaughter one barbecue and come back with leather boots, surprisingly.
So that will work as well. Excellent. Excellent. I'll tell you something else. Something interesting. You know, it's amazing that a lot who didn't choose his profits to be shepherds, and not camel herders? Is there a difference? So big difference. There's a big difference. And maybe you know, we live here, we don't know the difference between a clump of camels and a flock of sheep. But there's a huge difference. sheep know what? They're weak, they're mild, they're gentle.
camels, you need to be rough to deal with camels. Yeah. And if you ever want a camel herder, sitting with him is not a fun
place to move this animal they
need beaten, so it makes them become rough. Imagine the prophets were cattle herders before becoming ever would make up skillet, the prophets of Allah.
You know, so that's another advantage as well. And also, there's some other things, for example, psychologists, they always come to the coaches, they're always comparing human beings to what
do second beings are like sheep, meaning if one leaves, the rest will follow on to something. There are many experiments that show this as well. But if the majority of people are doing something like everyone, like they experiment with a dark room, people are sitting in a dark room, and the more people are in the room, the less chance you will have turning on the light. Why is everyone saying the dark?
The dark as well? So
psychiatrists, psychologists, they say, human beings are like sheep. So it's interesting that the Prophet we're also
dealing with an animal that has the same mode of behavior as human beings. Yes.
Absolutely. So the honesty because it teaches you to be honest, and people think of you as honest before they give you their ship. Last one, discipline, discipline.
You can do many other things.
Excellent. All right. So no doubt then you get the discipline and all the other benefits. So now we've come up with I don't know how many but I'm sure fara
More than 714. Okay, very good. And if we can get if we kept going, we've gathered up to 23. So now already, we did something that
looks at purpose to look for how many benefits are put under pressure being a shepherd. And actually, most books don't put benefits. I've seen 123 and the maximum of seven, and a few minutes, we came up with 14. Now, I hope this has brought the point home, the zero
is so deep that you can keep contemplating and keep looking at it and coming with benefits and points and things to benefit from. And as you know, people have been looking at the secret of the process of settling for 45 years. And every time there's, there are other benefits. Even our times today, something happened and we can relate it to the seal. And maybe you read this story so many times, but you look at it from one angle. And you think, wow, I never looked at it this way, or something happens in your life. That's why
after 911, many of the Muslims in America could very easily identify with the Mexican era of this either true or false. And when I taught I taught in South Africa, people couldn't understand what I'm talking about. They just don't understand. They don't have the issues that we experienced, especially in this tri state area martial law. After 911. We didn't have all the problems that we had, so they couldn't understand what I'm telling them about talking to them about No. So different events, different things, different discoveries, make you agree with the city, go back to it. Wow, this is amazing. I never realized this.
And now so and but this is really an important topic, because we got to talk about blender, so bear with me.
So not only that, I want to say that you can look at the same story. But if you pause and look at one aspect of it. This is one thing we learn in this other course that I teach on the syrup, that if you pause it, every little point will come up with some kind of benefit, and the story changes. And I'll tell you something that we all know, we all know, to win the race for the long term. We all know this.
Almost every one of us we know
that the army advanced expeditions are coming back. And so he raised with him. And then years later, they raised again and she had become heavier and he held grand right now this star we know it. Now you add one more point and the story becomes a lot more beautiful.
How old was he when
he was 55 years old. See how the story change now. Now it's amazing. 55 year old mental health center. And he's still doing this with his wife racing isn't what it look at some of the cultures now related to the wife.
The husband just complimented his food has to be ready. You know if he takes a nap, don't wake him up when he takes his nap. And this is good man.
This is a good man. But then there's also a Muslim like that. How many 55 year olds Do we know with race with their wife?
said listen to stories from his wife long stories, right?
funny story about a woman who basically ran on their husbands, right? And most of them listen to the whole story. But the interesting thing he was really listening in and just sit and do what we do not
Are you listening to me? Of course it is. But all men, we have a recording device. It requires about 20 seconds. So when you ask Are you listening to me? I pause and rewind. And of course, he says I shouldn't have done that the other system. Okay.
So you see, now the story becomes different. One more than possible, we'll start with
you know, we all know. And if you saw someone who was approached by degree, in the case of Samsung,
right, was the answer of the processor that
we all know the story. Probably no one in this room that doesn't know the story of children not right. But now let's focus on the same story that we've known our whole lives have suddenly become very different.
first of all, when I was in the cave of Iraq, right, he's in the cave. And how long has he indicated a lot of scholars believe this happened on the 27th and 27th of October. So he spent 20, some days alone in the cave. And you know, we even send him there. And she would instruct the servants to leave the food at the front of the door of the cave, which is really why isn't our apartment. So because if they go in and they give the news of Living the Gospel of what's happening in town, and so then it defeats the purpose of the process of leaving town, right? So she said leave the food at the door.
Leave very noisy. So that means then 27 or 20, some days of absolute silence and cities back then they weren't loud like cities. Now cars moving and making noise was very, very quiet. can imagine the darkness of this quiet.
person didn't hear anyone climbing up, because it's actually quite a climb. And you know, he didn't hear rocks falling, didn't hear footsteps, anybody climbing up, he was there for hours, it was very quiet. Suddenly from inside the cave, he hears someone said,
read the recite. Now, to understand this story, put yourself in that position. What would you do?
Wrong? Okay, some of us would run others what?
worried me when someone started losing someone?
When you start to like that, what do you do? You become angry as well. Right? And so if someone asked you to do something, have you read one? Wait a minute, I've got 1001 question for you. How long? You've been sitting here? How'd you get up here? And how did you know I'm here? You have a million questions first. The processor responds. He startled and he responds. He says read
He's sitting there for hours upon hours. And suddenly someone from inside the cave in here. Anyone walking up, says ring? And he says What should I read? Here's
what matters. Yeah, yeah, the the good manners show first.
Who are you and you want to defend yourself and you want to grab the guy and get information out of him all kinds of things. But
his good manners was so prevailed so much the first thing he answered the question. And notice the second time recite or read and
right, and the infinite until the end your questions from this other person
want to get a feel of how well mannered he was taken from this store? Until the end is like before you leave, by the way, how'd you get up here? All right. And what do you want whiskey? No, none of that. Fantastic. So I don't know that that proves the point of how you look at the story again, one details, you analyze it more, it makes it so much more beautiful. And there are many, many, many things like that. So with that, I encourage everyone to you know what if you have a book that you read a few pages every night before you go to sleep, look at it now from a different angle, not just the storytelling aspect. But every little thing. And then you learn to ask, Why do this? Why do you
do this? and not the other thing? I know this, but bear with me. This is too exciting. Yeah. So one more time. And then we sort of said now he went to a boy's trip to go down. Right? a cliff is how far away from? From Medina. It's about 60 kilometers. Okay. can
spend too long in Canada. So 60 kilometers from Medina to a buck. Now, did he have? He could have gotten your riding animal, a horse or camel, things like that? Absolutely. But he walked by. So when you read the story, who did he take with him?
Right. Okay, wait a minute, we had, he could have taken a delegation of above
and below and and and then he could have taken a powerful delegation. So they wouldn't tell him look stones and rocks on the drill. But he took only zaidan harika. And he walked. So now we all know the story. And we read this part. But you learn to pause and say, wait a minute, why did he walk?
He could have taken the writing. And what he just takes us out.
You could have taken a group of people now. So now what happens then the same story that we've known for years simply because you see the brilliance of it.
As you know
the problem with going to above was that
who had passed away
now the problem doesn't have protection. He said even It is known that even the reference will come now and attack the problem is you have no one to protect. So now we need to get protection from somewhere else. And within my dad, he found it not possible. So now he's going to another city. Just the fact that he chose a pipe is phenomenal in and of itself. Okay because it was in a way rivaling the
roebling Bridge, which windows would start with they had.
they had mobile which was a big unknown Gods they're afraid for the Arabs and here they had Latin, but they had they had potential to compete with Mecca. So another operation with very upset if they find out that
I'm going to try to get by, with another important point, again is, you know,
the the carer the role of the caravans, or before he go near a buyer, or close to a buyer. So the buyer falls under the control of Muslims are threatened for many different sides. See, the police might accept might accept Islam because they compete with polish. And so they might say, well, this give us a heads up or leg up over them. Anyways, you understand why there's wisdom in it.
Then why did you Why did you take only say that, because like we said, they don't want pressure now to seek outside help. So now it was a bit harder than before it used to be the adopted son, son.
So we're not going to see the precedent of the law offices, a man walking with his adopted child. And he's not with a camel and provision. So it just looks like they're just going somewhere on an errand. So it doesn't arise arouse suspicion, you see, now the story, did it change your heart? so different now? Because you looked at the wisdom of the potty it actually the details got you to recognize the wisdom. And I promised that I would stop there, but so many stories and these little points and you think why did he do that? Why did he do that? And why did he said
Tao and Medina I will turn them over. I will ask for everything. Right? with you is the best. The whole matter the profit is
when you analyze why do you say genius?
Like was when he when he took the box to better notice he tied it to the post in MSG. And it wasn't some wild animal is an animal understood language, it really spoke to it. It knew who was writing it, it came from the heavens, one person type sound like right away, someone was gonna catch that right.
Anyways. So with that done, let's look at some of the issues concerning the bathroom.
And with the bathroom. We're not going to go over the battle and details of this happening that happened.
But we'll try to focus on some of the some of the lessons that come out of it. And perhaps
you can chime in with your observations as well.
So we know that the Battle of burden initially it came as a result of another was what was what,
which was an expedition in which the process seller attempted to intercept the caravan of the caravan.
They had these two caravans that would go to
Yemen and to a sham or area of Syria, back and forth winter and summer. So this was part of the trade in the livelihood of the Americans. So the caravan now was going on its way out from Mecca because the interceptors took a number of men with him, they tried to cross back to the caravan intercepted and take their wealth. Why? What's the reason? How would that be justified, is justified because
the Quraysh as you know, they, they took everything from the Muslims, they took their homes, and some of them never got their homes back. Some of them actually left with just the shirt on their back. They never got anything. And they were totally robbed. And they were not compensated. Some of them gave up their golden their life savings if you want to say they given up for the sake of their freedom and so on and so forth. But this is a time and they're also there was hostility between the two. So it was fair game, as you would say. So now individual seldom was going to intercept this cabin on and square.
and Rochelle is not popular because they missed it. They didn't catch the caravan on the way there. So now on the way back, they said let's try again. That attempt became the battle.
So on the way back home soufiane himself, he was aware because they tried to get him on the way so on the way back is also where they try to capture the caravan again as the multiplication
and division of sediment sent to the scouts to try to see when the caravan comes. So feel free to ask questions. We have someone just seen anyone kind of like scouting lurking around anyone out of place or any anything suspicious. And mentalism. Yes, there were two people who were camped over there, they drank from a container they left. So it was again goes there. And he examines the where the capital went there. And he looks at the friends that come with them and he takes it dry down. He breaks it. He finds daisies today pits in the dump. So he knew that these camels are these two people were
How we know it is that within and as you know, is a place of dates. And they had so many dates that they were the only ones who could afford to feed dates to accountants, whatever the bad days, the ones the birds ate the leftovers that would give it to the accountants. So their camels, the father that were the camel dunk had NFV that they picked up. So that's how he knew that these people were from Medina.
Not necessarily that he recognized this species of data that this is the Medina data is sometimes you find that
Allah in any case. So now the status of this caravan, and that's how it starts out, it doesn't start off as a battle. That's why I didn't call everyone out.
He didn't call him on oxygen. And he didn't say everyone has to go out. That's why there were many people who didn't attend. But
how many people were in the battle whether
the narrations go from as low as 300, to up to 317, you will generally accept the 313 314 mark. So, so not obviously, there were many more people than that in Medina, is one reason I didn't go wasn't that was just an attempt to intercept the caravan. And the caravan was guarded by 60 men, some men, and there are 313 in this farm, it should be easy to be a problem there are only equipped to deal with 60 minutes you can afford to deal with 60 men, right. And so
he was married to Romania The goal of the process, and then when she was ill, and so the person told him that stay with her any two nurses. Yeah, that's what it wasn't.
Sophia, now realize that the Muslims have sent scouts, that means they're going to try to capture one more time. So he did a number of things. One, he sent a message to the police to really alert them and and alert them of the seriousness of the gravity of the situation. So it sends a man by the name of dum dum, and this guy comes in and just some some drastic and dramatic things to get everyone excited and everything. And so people started to stumble upon me.
But I was up and change the route. And he was able to avoid or to avoid meeting or running into the Muslims, the Muslims. Now the 213 here that the Horace now are sending an army to meet this, it has over 1000 people, and they have 313. And they've got camels and horse riders, and they didn't have that many, but it was 100 miles away from India. And they had
each three men. So
each three would share one camera, and so 100 miles away, and the process has shared his capital, with Milan, Rome, and Abu Dhabi, and then
goes back to become the middle of Medina. That's why you find in some books, that method or method in every method was the other one who shared the camera. So I Li and mercenary, multiple enemies are seldom sharing one candle and brother is 100 miles away. So how much the problem was
not 30 something 66 miles at least as how much personal work is two feet.
Now, would you let them walk while you're on the camera for one third of the journey?
Once you know be very uncomfortable writing personal approach walking, they refuse, right? Of course,
the beginning refuse, argued with him. He said you're not stronger than me so that you would walk and I write, I'm strong at one, two, I'm not amazing coming from the Prophet
says I'm not in any less need of reward that you
don't have. It's not like I don't need to reward that you need to reward so you want to get reward. Right? So of course he refused. So as you would expect, so he actually then want first six or two thirds of the of the journeys of six miles or more or less. And he wrote only for one.
This was the profit.
So when they arrived there, the Muslims, they
now knowing that there's an army coming to meet them, they were wanting to live in meeting the caravan. Nothing.
And that's what
you wish that the one meaning of the two groups have less power without power. The powerful one is the army the other and the 60 men guarding the caravan. Most people wanted to meet the caravan. So when they send Scouts of the con the captured to water boys for the race can kick to get water for the army. So they brought them to the Muslim camp to
interrogator, one of the prophets, Los Alamos praying.
So the Muslims asked them where you will. And the Muslims were hoping that these people will be with the caravan of Sofia. So we have some witnesses in the army. So they pressured them and beat them until recently with a carrier to the console and finished the salon as early as he finished his prayer, and he came to them. And he was surprised that he was that he was not pleased. He said to Pamela, when they tell you the truth, you beat them until you go. So this is that early that
was teaching us that torture doesn't work. Torture doesn't work. And because the person will say anything, to stop the pain. And this is, this was the case in Europe for a long time, in the dark ages and things they had some severe severe methods of torture, to get you to admit to something that something was like a big screw that keeps going onto your fingernail. Just tightening tightening,
is still the orange.
What do you say? No. This
is called the orange. I saw the bananas.
Technique they were burning with the red hot
burning with it. And depending on how you burn looks a few days later, this is severely something like you are guilty. And if the boosters might take a while to develop that you were innocent. Or they had another technique that they tried to awkward when they put a weight on you and they throw in the river. And if you float, you're guilty, and if you're drowning, you know?
What kind of a system is this? You know, both ways you lost.
So this is the problem with
Pete the personal need to keep inflicting pain until the person who says what the interrogator wants to say, the person doing the torturing. So our profits are a long time ago, the first military altercation, and he's teaching us that this is not a good technique, and it doesn't work. Because they told you the truth the first time, then you hit them. And they said what you want them to say too, because you inflicted pain on them. And it's a shame that now.
Now, what's the status? Unfortunately, some places don't do it. But realistically,
most people do it as people torture. But it's very sad for us for the Muslims to hear. Because we learned this lesson A long time ago in Europe, they're still treating each other in the barbaric way, we learned this. And today, when people in the West want to talk to someone where they send him
between us, right? They send them to those two labs, right. And they have to meet you at the airport there with red carpet.
they torture you.
It's a big thing for the Muslim. But 100 at least we can distance this from Islam, because there is no such teaching.
so then the, the the process sent them. And one of the things that happens is they settled in one area, and in another area, and the Muslim Central closer to the water basin that was in the water supply. So now they're in control of wars. Now when the cost of them settled in one area before that, the army there one of the companions asked him a question. It's a very important point
in this was about the moon did Obama he asked, he said no, he said, Is this place
where we count is this revelation from Allah so that we cannot take a step forward or backwards? If Allah commanded you to settle here with the army, we can settle there, or move back or forward left to settle here? Or is it from
from like a strategy of war work and tactics from from your own estimation. So
it's not revelation as a word that people can hear from others who suggested that that's kept in this other place. Because we have control of the water, it's also the higher ground and so on and so forth. And the seller accepted his suggestion and they recapped and recently the army.
Now, nice, nice story innocent, nothing wrong with it. Someone's wanting the army. He made a good suggestion. But here's the problem. Now. Some people and this is how to not deduce lessons out of this.
Some people said
This is proof that you can put your opinion over the opinion of the processor. How on earth did you see this image, but this is a big movement now. And they always talk about re evaluating. And if
you have to do it, it could be a better idea better opinion. And so this is, of course, the answer to that, first of all, a lot of times person will give commands
can play games with those, and many times this group, they take this law, this rule of theirs, even though they applied to command problems and do this, and then
the drugs have changed. And we can do it like this now, like, the first thing is this the second The first thing, the second thing was that the government asked them if this was a strategy of war, and so we wanted to suggest something else. He didn't necessarily. And he just, he was going to suggest something imagine president insisted No, you think about what a consistent also, it would have been the end of that. So the thing is, they don't have the freedom today. So they can ask him is this issue, you know, picking an Australian award? Is it your revelation, you don't have that option to do the comparisons wrong to begin with? Yeah. And of course, the final Fun fact is that
there is not an effective there's not a single select duration of this incident. And as we know, with the Sierra, you see, it's more laxed with the authenticity and levels of narration, but we can still authenticate duration, and so many stories you'll find popular but weak and still unsuitable. Like for example, so here's an example of a weak story.
spider web, they covered the case, the mark of the case, it's a weak story or
an egg. So we started but it's still unsuitable because it's it's, there's a level of acceptance, it's not as stringent when it comes to integrations in this year. Also.
Song they sang Medina, Elena. Yeah, it's it has weakness actually tweak, but, and for those who were angered. Now, the good news is that some scholars said that
it This actually happened on the return from taboo, because then he said, Well, that's actually the direction coming from. And, but more good news, some scholars said, there could have been more than one failure to adapt, so it's okay to go ahead and sing alone.
Now, the point is not often at the center of the process,
it becomes an important point now, because there there is a movement to
the left with the Process Center and categorize it. And so if I give you a headache, you shouldn't do that. Because
this, this, this, and then they'll turn it on here.
So he's not talking as a prophet.
He's just told me
that he showed up. Here, the obaku, it's a man talking to his best friend.
That's a man talking to his daughter doesn't apply to me. That's not how we play this game. Whenever the prosecutor says and whatever. It says we'll do our best. And then if we can't maybe scramble to find the federal because of this specific situation, or that circumstance, but for the first thing is the Muslim strike the best to implement implement what?
So that was the original. And then we don't conclude from it that it means you can reevaluate whatever and then he says, because
he was sent in a large unit commanders to obey over 60 verses for our larger distance to obey the commands of
Allah equates obeying the prophet to obeying the law, when you
obeys the province, he has indeed obeyed the law. Well, okay.
So and so on and so forth. So,
going back to that, so then, that night, now here, some analysis, sometimes you'll find
maybe speakers and maybe
they might exaggerate with with better say,
but it has nothing to do with human beings, whether it's agents, whether it is not human work, but it's a loss for an agent 80s. But the truth is, that's not the case how many angels took 45,000
or 1000 1000 versus 5000?
Which is 1000.
so that means then, do you really need 1000 angels or 5000 to deal with 1000
Meccans really don't because one can
All right. So 1000 or 1001, it is really what it is, is just builds the morale of the of the Muslims, because we know that
how many wins and we have
600. So he didn't even use a wing with the tip of one wing, it took the people of looks like this whole village all the way up to the first heaven. So the angels, their parents, the barking of the dogs, and the crime of the roosters, flipped upside down with the tip of one wing of the 600. So we need 5000 angels to help defeat 1000 or 1000 angels to delete 1000 Not really. So it was there to raise morale. Imagine now there is, let's
say there is something happening across the street, some people drinking and smoking and maybe even smoking some something illegal, and it till you go and for people who chose you go and tell them to stop doing what you're doing. Now, you know, there's gonna be some bodily harm, right? But imagine a lot of history that go through them, and there'll be 40 angels with you. There are only 30 or 40 angels with you, how will you cross that street
is going across Europe, you can look both ways across.
This ends now.
Now, here's five seconds, it gives you that confidence, right. And that's what happened. It gave the Muslims confidence, immense confidence that angels are gonna fight with them. So you can argue that it has nothing to do with the interest. Because out of the 1000s, of how many people died, but how many people died from the mistakes 14 to
17% of the song, right? So all these 1000s of angels, and they can only get 70 people, it's not that we got a lot more than that. I mean, they could have got more than that. But they're only there for that kind of reinforcement
and morale. And that's why the angels what kind of sorts of they have lots of other
lightsaber sorts of firefight. And so the narration one of the one of the notes that after the battle buddy, we looked at all the people that had grown much on them, and there were a few
and some were captured by the two songs. But the idea is that you have a lot of money, there was human work involved, but there was also assistance from a loss of paradigm.
Much of that happens first of all, when the first of all, before the budget itself, just the places that they camped, and the rain that fell. And so rain fell on both camps, or on one side, it was a light rain, which was good because what it did was it made the ground, kind of nice and firm, sometimes we spray these things are hard to explain here.
But you know, the ground gets wet and it becomes just good and firm enough horses can walk on it nicely don't sink into it. On the other side, everything became money, absolutely money on this side, the lowest cost the companions or the soldiers to fall into like a
slump the night before. And you know usually when you're stressed out you're worried you don't really fall asleep or something.
Here you're stressed about a bathroom that people can barely stay up with. So we drop
the drop off again, very comforting on this side, chaotic on the other side. And in the morning of a divine assistance Yani a lot is what caused the abrasion whenever they looked at the Muslims, even though they were three times less or fewer. When they looked at the Muslims, they saw them more than their arm and on the other side whenever the Muslims looked at the operation, when they see
it estimated about 70 people or something like that, what does that do it makes a big deal okay. So and so and then beyond that, they were all
they were all under the unified under the
so the person himself.
and then he says Hamza Konya. So as for Aveda, and Hamza and Ali Baba, and the interesting thing is the three of them are related to the person or from the family of the Prophet,
which shows you He is a leader in the true sense that he is going to
He's going to himself take part in the battle. And the second thing, when he puts people in such a position to be rewarded, he picks relatives of his or people from his family versus, you know, pick some stranger, we don't know who that
guy is. And the other guy, he says View from his family. And he doesn't just put other people in danger, and which is, if you want to do American politics, which is what happens now, look at all the politicians, they send other people, children to work. And most of them, you look at their children, and they're either studying in good universities, and they have their cards and they're comfortable in someone else's science advice. But this is the leadership of interview, some said that he sent his own family to do something, and then he's sending them to do something that's dangerous, or to get you killed. Yeah. And here is the opposite. People favor their relatives with
things open the money and comfort and things like that, which is what we see all over the world, we see it everywhere see in the west to see it's not just Muslim, non Muslim anonymous.
favoritism, and they get into better positions to friends, to relatives, to people a little bit different for a long time, and so on and so forth. Even though we have a lot of Milan, remember this narration.
And you find how easily you find president, some Muslim country, and his wife has, you know, factories and companies and then ministers and they're millionaires, why should you be a millionaire for just some minister somewhere you get a salary, and they'll go
cement factory, then they'll issue a law that every sidewalk has to be cemented, and, by the way,
So they said, these cameras belonged to your son, the son of a miracle
when he goes to when you get these counts,
and let them grow in the pasture, and so on. And then I'm going to sell it for profit.
You sell them and you give all the profit, you take your capital back and you give the profit to the treasury of the Muslims. Anything, how long do you see anything happening? Nothing. No, nothing happened here. Nothing prohibited. He was from his own money didn't borrow the money from the Treasury to take from the most important from his own mind. They're going to receive until they grow and become bigger and adults. Keep the profit. Make sense?
Sell them you keep your capital and get rid of the profit.
From my own money, what's the problem? He says yes, but the people are going to take extra care, they were in a place where all the cameras would hurt. He said the people who give the extra care to your accountant because of your father's position. So they will say I need to take to pasture first because of a miracle been given the water first to the cameras of money and so your cameras will get fat or fat? Because there's some favoritism shown to the candidates. Now, filth wise, is this permissible?
Look, was there anything wrong with this money? No.
Nothing wrong whatsoever on the grounds that careful this degree of being careful is known as what
was high level of support this
at the dates without knowing it didn't know. So realistically, is it hard for him? Yes. But from what I want to keep it now again yes there are holidays for for you is
that you want them to stay in his stomach from what I'm
actually if you go to a restaurant, and you eat something
and you take one bite menu, you're suspicious because the way this is the pork is
made from abroad.
You have to move on to the parking lot.
You don't actually because from a thumbs up if you want to enjoy yourself.
You don't have to because what you ate it was hella
okay. And if you ever tried to drink water first, the narration says Oh, look, I drank water first. Okay, and then he went and vomited everything with
I missed this part. I had an incident like that one time, I tried to vomit it.
veins burst in my eyes. Really. eyes were red for days. And I looked like a drug or something. Because I understand you drink water first, my stomach was empty. So let me pull another book around. Come back to the parking lot.
First if you want to do that drink first. Then go and check
So then 73 come out with super positive sense family members, they clash. And they
the Muslims on both from Ali and thumbs up, they killed the other two that they face but
he was injured and he dies
possibly related to the injury or they see some disease in
Another interesting thing that happened
before that is that there was a man from the army.
And he was known to be
wilden, ferocious man, so he swore by a lot notice as a pagan, he swore by a law that he's gonna drink from the base because the Muslims had control the water, he's gonna drink from it or get killed or die time. Right? So he goes, and who comes out to meet him?
For him, so he strikes him and he hits his shin, and he cuts off his leg. Now this looks amazing. When he falls, this man falls on the floor. He keeps crawling towards the base.
That would be a good time to retreat, right? Because it left void and I'm out of here, just forget the water, you run up back.
He starts crawling towards the water basin. Why? Because he swore by
it. That's when the understanding and the back end. And
people back then were amazing. He swore by an oath by Allah that I'm going to drink or die trying. Because like, I'm going to keep trying. Unbelievable.
But the point is, he fell to a lot, and it was such a big deal.
And we're Muslims. Now people make vows and olds and what happens? I think, Joe,
no attempt even even to keep them? Yeah. So this is now what's interesting is that if you look, and the
film and the DNA aluna to
the best of generations is my generation, then the ones coming after them the No one's coming after them, then the lies will spread scholarship that lies here data. But notice, the prosecutor said the best generation is my generation. He didn't say just the Muslims, he was speaking about the generation of scholars say this means the people at the time was the center. And the truth is, if you look at the Godfather at the time,
and today, which were better,
and they were better than
the number one enemy doesn't want to be known as a liar. You know,
compare that to push for, or even Obama
to be sensitive issue is waiting for Obama, like he's the next.
You know, but but he didn't want to be known as a light. Now lying, that's a big part of leading
people. But in this man, he made a vow. And he insisted on
this, we will not use that time, that there was some kind of quality besides all the bad. They had some qualities that don't exist. Today, for example, also,
when the President took the pledge from the woman after the country of Mecca, he said you pledge that you do this and do this. And then you don't do this, and you don't do this and you do not commit sin, don't follow.
And this is our test.
Until that point, said, a free woman commits in a free woman for
now a free woman forget
even with Muslims.
So anyway, so just some interesting qualities here. So when someone makes an oath or vows to civilize origin
to doing that, generally, just so we're on the topic, that
Yeah, make making a vow. It's not It's not something that's that's preferred or liked.
With this photo achievement feat, it's not a very like it's permissible, but it's not the preferred way of doing things. It only has a tip for tat connotation. Also, enemies are similar in one honey that all it does, it makes the stingy person spend. someone's not stingy scholarship give to the poor
person is going to
it's going to force him to spend anyway but what if
You will be swayed to do something and you can do it for example, or you change your mind, what would you have to do first?
In order number one
is to feed the poor.
Okay, and fast and
pretty slick, right? Especially for your slave and then feed the poor, and then fast feeding. And but of course now we don't have the first option. So you have to feed the poor or
you can't cannot do that financially what have you.
That's where that story went.
He came into the The Mentalist the gathering of the halifa. And they were already discussing an issue. So he said,
What's going on is about to do something. And now we can do it. So he's gonna free
and easy for him. He's got all the money in the Treasury, and he just that no punishment whatsoever for him, right? I couldn't do this for
So all the scholars are anonymous. And yes.
It was very brave of him. He said, No, you have to fast for three days. So the
first, I mean, at least if you look under the free the neck, the second option is to beat the board. Why did you move to the third? Because this is not your money. What currency system like that your money is the money, the treasure of the Muslims, you have access to it. But you can't use it to let's say to expeed a vow that you make personally because you have to do from your own money. And all that is all the money in your hand is not yours.
What courage and the finances is, is
all the other guys.
They give them they
just bend the rules.
Alright, so I'm told that they're like five minutes. So how about we just
we stopped here then.
Okay, we stopped here. And it was like a minute or two a question or two, or a comment or two. Maybe I'll shuffle that comment.
Time is up. So we'll say
responsive and attentive audience along with
your question right now. Sure. Remember, back then, like 30 minutes ago, we talked about all the characteristics of a prophet, and some of the Washington like the sheep and whatnot. How would you like describe someone saying like Mr. Baldy because I heard someone say, discipline, responsibility is a business light for what describes someone staying up. Because a washing machine, you got to stay if you can't, like go to sleep or whatever. How would you like describe that right there? like staying up? You mean, who is that acceptable as a possible wisdom? numsa? Like, that's one of the characteristics and what I was saying that how would you describe that? Just staying up diligence?
Oh, you mean? So what's the attribute? So what is that? What's the word to describe this being able to
be patient because you want to sit down can be diligent could be? What's the word we have azeema.
Now, we will have a strong world. So some of the headstrong little strongest willed person. And that is
a very good point. very insightful, because the question, brother, because
the brother is saying that
Okay. Thank you.
My question was, how would you describe the characteristic of someone staying?
Probably on like, a three o'clock in the morning, morning washing machine? Like, what's the characteristic of someone not going to speak? Very good. And we're saying that it's, yeah, no dogma has patience and strong willed discipline. And
that point has been mentioned by one of the students before they said that the fact that Muslim is standing, he has a higher vantage point than the sheep. So he gets to see things from an angle that they don't see. And likewise, President would see things whereas Omar from an angle that we don't see. And also if you look,
it's amazing and interesting how some of the analogies porcelain would use to explain things, he would use sheep, and they would use herding. Remember any
all of you are like a shepherd, and you're going to be asked about what you're interested in. So I use that analogy. Also another time about the man who hurts his sheep near the border of his neighbor's feet.
The next sheet might be from his, so even use that so it's obviously that there's some benefit that came out of that. So very good point and I think it is time to stop
so inshallah we'll stop here and I'd like to again thank all of you for all your input as well like Chris you and insights and I hope which I love very much so to see you when we come back. So you've been given the, the materials or the and obviously the dates and so on of the course, and I strongly
suggest that you come, there'll be a lot of benefit and and even even the experience the art especially I want them to come