The Month of Muharram
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So venerate that which has been chosen by Allah, for people of understanding and wisdom respect that which has been chosen by Allah.
As for so we said what not to do in the month of Muharram is to commit sins to avoid committing sins as much as possible as for what to do in the month, and Nabi sallallahu Sallam as narrated by Abu huraira and Sahih Muslim. He said of Lola sia me Baba Ramadan Shahar Allah Hill Muharram. He said that the best fast after Ramadan is in the month of Mahara.
And, in another Hadith in Sahih Muslim and Nevis or Sallam said the best of fats after the month of Ramadan or in the month of Allah, which you call Muharram. And the best of prayer after the obligatory prayers is the night prayer the best prayers no doubt are the five obligatory prayers after that comes the night prayer. And the best of fast is in Ramadan no doubt but after that comes during the month of Muharram and in Nevis are seldom never fasted, and this is well known he never fasted an entire month except for Ramadan. So anytime during the month of Muharram you're allowed to fast and increase your fast your obligatory or your voluntary faster Allah azza wa jal
and imagine know where we are home. Allah has an interesting explanation because we know and we hear this famously in Ramadan, that NDB sallallahu wasallam outside of Ramadan never fasted more than in the month of Siobhan.
Yet he encouraged so much the first in Muharram and you want to know your hammer Allah, He says it's possible that the virtue of Muharram was not revealed to him sallallahu Sallam until the very end of his life, before he was able to increase his fast during that month,
from the important things and the important events in the month of Muharram, would be the day of Ashura, which is the 10th of the month. It is mentioned in Sahih Bukhari and Muslim that
from Abbotsford Allahumma, he said, I never saw the Prophet sallallahu Sallam so keen, to be so careful to make sure he fasted any day and preferring it over others, except this day, the day of Ashura and this month meaning the month of Ramadan, and he never I'd never saw the person care so much to make sure he fast the day except the day of Ashura, and obviously the month of Ramadan. This isn't Sahiba Hurry, and it's a Muslim, as well. Similarly given above the law,
he explains how that came about. When a Nabi sallallahu Sallam reached Medina, he found the Jews fasting on the day of Ashura. So he asked them what is this day you're fasting? They said, this is how the Yeoman of him this is a great day and another narration how the Yeoman saw that this is a good day.
Allah saved Moosa and his people on this day and he drowned their own and his people, and most of fasted this day out of thanks to Allah so we fasted to then the Prophet sallallahu Sallam said, and we are more deserving, we have more rights and we're closer to Moosa than you are. So He fasted that day and he ordered the companions to fasted as well.
At the end of his lifestyle, Allah and he said, he did made a determination too fast the day before, and not too fast the day by itself. As reported by Emma Muslim Rahim Allah says, when the Prophet sallallahu Sallam first the day of Ashura, and he ordered his companions to fast, they said, y'all Rasul Allah, this is a day that the Jews and Christians venerate. And you see from this, the idea and the manifestation of always being different from others when it comes to our acts of worship. So a Nabi sallallahu Sallam said when the next year comes in sha Allah if Allah wills, we will fast the ninth of Muharram with a just to differ from the Jews and Christians will venerate the 10th only, we
will fast the ninth and the 10th and then the narrator says, but the next year, did not come before the Messenger of Allah sallallahu Sallam had already passed on.
And it has also narrated the Muslim Allah that enemies also Lim said fast the day of Ashura and be different from the Jews by fasting a day before it or a day after it.
Beyond that, it is also a day of forgiveness from the virtues of Ashura, it is also a day of forgiveness. It is a day in which Allah Subhana Allah forgave an entire people as narrated by a tirmidhi and Nabi sallallahu Sallam said, if you want to fast a month after Ramadan, then first Muharram Jani first a lot during month after Ramadan Let it be Haram. For it has a day in which
Allah forgiven entire people, and he turns to others in repentance in it. And as we know, from Sahih Muslim as well, that fasting the day of Ashura and the bizarre solemn said, I hope I expect Allah will expiate with it for the year before it and the year after it. This is the day of alpha, the day of arafah experience a year before and the year after, so two years of minor sins, not major sins. And first thing the day of Ashura. I hope that Allah subhanaw taala will expiate with it for the year that came before it. So a full year of minor since
from the, you may have heard of some things that people say during the month of Muharram. Many people believe that you're not supposed to get married in the month of Muharram or get engaged in the month of the month of Muharram. This is not correct, not true. It is neither McGrew nor Hallam and there is nothing wrong with getting married or proposing to anyone in the month of Muharram or in any of the sacred months. There is nothing to indicate this in the Quran and the Sunnah not a statement from a companion or from the tablet in or any of the scholars or even appears a sound analogy to support this. But some say that because Hussein ibn Ali was martyred in Muharram, then
you should not you know, have any kind of happy occasion in Mahara. This of course is not the belief of Alison, Noah, Gemma and it is not our belief. And the scholars give stronger arguments to say and why isn't that you can't get married than one because of the death of it has ended earlier or below on what about the death of a Nabi sallallahu Sallam and Robbie alone? Why wouldn't you get married than in Ravello? Well, it's ole and it's more deserving that you don't get married or or have joyous occasions on the month where the Prophet sallallahu Sallam died. They said what about the month when a worker died and when the month one earthman died or Amara rodella and hope and then if we keep
doing following this path every month you're going to find someone important died during that month and it would not be appropriate to get married or anything like that. Apollo cola was tough for a lot of him Lee welcome min Jimmy our group first of zero firehose almost of varying ask Allah subhanaw taala for his forgiveness Indeed, those who ask for his forgiveness shall prosper.
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so as we said in the beginning that in two weeks or so it will be the beginning of the new Islamic calendar. And if anything, the advent of the New Year reminds us of how quickly time passes by. And we were forewarned about this by the prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he said in a hadith Lata homosassa had a horrible sermon.
That illogical Hadith that the hour will not come until time gets close time gets closer. So time gets shorter. And the scholars gave a number of explanations of what it means that time will get closer. And the most popular of them is that there will be less Baraka in time for time will seem to pass much faster. And this is further explained. In a hadith it's narrated by Emma McGraham Allah Deuteronomy the Buddha Odin al Hakim narrated by Abu hurayrah and it is also said for the coolness to Cachao for the Quran and Sunnah to kashia. The year will be like a month, where who shall call Juma and a month will be like a week john are here means a week. Well Juma to Kellyanne and a week
will be like a day it will pass by so quickly. Way according to yo mo kasara. And a day will pass like one hour with a corner PSA to get your ATI, a Safa. And the hour will pass at the same amount of time it takes to burn a sapphires like a leaf or like a part of a palm tree, and how quickly it will burn up. And that's how quickly the hour will pass. So the scholar said there'll be less barakah in time you will be able to do less during your day. And time will move quickly. And it's money anyone who's alive probably has noticed how quickly Time passes. It was just like yesterday, when the new year came, the Muslim New York came and it was HUD or eight, just a few. And it seems
like a few weeks ago or so.
So the scholars say what causes Baraka to leave from time from places
From life, it is.
Lack of Baraka is linked to the collective Sins of people. And you see in salthill aarav Allah subhanaw taala shows us the opposite Allah is when it says when
I'm on what taco? Allah him Baraka de Mina sama, he was working at the booth I have now home Bhima can we actually boon. So Allah zodion says, if the people of the town would have believed and had taqwa of Allah azza wa jal, we would have opened for them blessings from the heavens and the earth, but they be light and they disbelieved, so they were taken by what they earned. So the scholar said here you see the link between believing and barakat and blessings coming from Allah azza wa jal. Therefore the opposite is also true. It is the collective sins and the disbelief in a law student that causes the Baraka to leave the earth. And that's why towards the end of time with the return of
Isa his setup, you see the Balakot return, and there will only be righteous people alive on earth. And so it will be said to the earth. A 3g thammarat Aki, we're Rue de Baraka Turkey, they bring out your vegetation, and return your original Baraka and the fruits will be large and milk will be abundant from animals and so on and so forth. But we want to close with one or two things that you can do to bring about Baraka in your day and in your time. The first thing is an Nabi sallallahu Sallam made a dua, he said Allahumma barik lumati feeble Correa, O Allah put Baraka for my oma in the early mornings. And so this is a time when Allah subhanaw taala puts Baraka so if whatever
you're going to do, try to make sure it's in the early morning, if you're going to write a paper, make it in the early morning, if you're writing a book in the early morning, if you're if you're a businessman, whatever you're trying to do take advantage of the times of Baraka and do it in the early part of the day. This Hadith was narrated by a companion by the name of Sahara Ibn Wada, Allah comedy, and he narrates his Howdy. And then they comment about him that he was a merchant and a businessman. And he would start immediately in the early morning, he narrates the Hadith, and he acts upon it immediately. And they said because of that he was extremely wealthy and he had a lot of
wealth. The other thing is, they could have Allah subhanaw taala can bring Baraka to your day. And we mentioned this example before, but it's a very powerful example from the life of Shetler Islam, Ibn taymiyyah Rahim Allah, where as you know, he spent a great portion of his life and in his day writing, writing volumes and volumes that we have available today, he spent a great deal of his time writing. He comments on when he would start writing all the way from fudger until mother prayer. That's a huge stretch of ours when he writes from Maghreb until fudger. But then, he said, there were some days when he would sit after fudger and make the crow Allah azza wa jal until though,
and then you would start running from door until Mahara. If you do simple math, there is no comparison between the two days, he gains probably five or six extra hours when he starts writing immediately from fudger. But he said on the day when I make Vicar until God, and I only write from lower until Maghreb, he said, I would write 10 times more material, not three times, not four times, but 10 times more material. So that means waking up early, making the kind of Allah subhanaw taala. These are things that that can bring Baba into our lives. And it's very possible that in the same time period, even if there's no Baraka in the time, Allah azza wa jal can grant you Baraka under
scholars always mentioned other scholars who live from the past or hammer home Allah Who, who got so much done. Some said if you just calculate the math and how long it will take them to write one page, it doesn't add up that they were able to write so much, including Amanda Dobby, as a famous example the sheer volumes that he has written. And even I'm unknowingly the same thing. With that we ask Allah Subhana Allah to make us of those who recognize the truth as clear truth and follow the best of it. And to make us of those who recognize falsehood as clear falsehood and abstain from it. For lahoma didn't have to happen was it bah, bah, bah did onwards openedge kinaba Allahu Allah tala
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