Taking Advantage of the Last Ten Nights of Ramaḍān

Kamil Ahmad


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With two thirds of Ramaḍān gone by, a last third remains, which consists of the best nights of the year. Ask yourself where you stand. Then put more effort into what remains, for you are in a race and are reaching the finish line soon!

Jumuʿah Khutbah delivered at Sakinah Community Center in Toronto. Date: July 18, 2014 (Ramaḍān 21, 1435).

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In the chapter in task,

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know who knows

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he wants.

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praise belongs to Allah subhanho wa Taala

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praise Him who seek his assistance, we seek His forgiveness.

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We seek refuge in a loss of data from the evil of ourselves and from the evil of our production,

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whomsoever Allah subhana wa tada guides noncompete astray, and who soever a lot of mouths to go astray, known

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as a witness, that there is nothing worthy of worship, besides apostle

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along with helping partner, and I bear witness that Muhammad is His servant, and messenger, we almost had a

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child with peace and blessings upon him, upon his family, upon his companions, and those who follow them righteousness until the last day

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for you believe

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be conscious of

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the fearful of the loss of Canada data, the consciousness of fear that he is most deserving of and do not die. Except as

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my dear brothers and sisters.

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It was only yesterday that we were receiving

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the month of Ramadan.

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It was only yesterday that we began fasting this month of Ramadan.

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we started putting our effort into getting closer to Allah subhana wa tada with various kinds of acts of obedience to righteousness.

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However, two thirds of the month have already gone by.

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And all that remains is one third, the last 10 days or the last 10 nights of this lesson of Ramadan.

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And so my dear brothers and sisters, if it was to Canada, who attended Bless you,

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to be among those who took advantage of this month

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in various acts of obedience, various acts of righteousness,

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that now is not the time to give up. Now is not the time to slow down.

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Rather than Now is the time to put more effort into what has already gone by

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now is the time to go into full gear.

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And so my dear brothers and sisters, this is for those who took advantage of this lesson from avant

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as for those who left behind,

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in the beginning of the month,

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as for those

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who are distinct

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from Allah subhanho wa Taala were negligent of what the meaning of this really means.

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That Now is the time to take advantage

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of what remain.

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How to describe this

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as being a limited number of days,

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a young

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the number of days in this month they are limited to 29 or 30.

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And so everything else in your life you can put it on the side

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because everything else has its time as for obedience and worship, that now is its time.

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And trust me my dear brothers and sisters

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if you are among those who have not taken advantage of this month of Ramadan so far

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and you let it go by even these final few days that remain

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without trying to get closer to a once accountable a dialogue with

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Various types of righteousness, an optimal medium to have to worship,

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then trust me, my dear brothers and sisters, most likely, you will not take advantage of any other time of the year.

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And so there were brothers and sisters for us last year.

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Whether they be our close relatives, our friends, our classmates, our colleagues.

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Today, they are not with us.

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Today they are in their brain.

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The only thing that is benefiting them is what they put forth yesterday.

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And he had the same brothers and sisters, we're looking forward to this month of Ramadan.

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And yet, it was the decision

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to take them away before that.

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And so don't delay until tomorrow. Don't delay until next year, for none of us can guarantee ourselves to see another day when alone end of the year.

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My dear brothers and sisters

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Roma Vaughn is the best of ones.

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And in order to make sure

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that the people's determination

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and efforts

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don't begin to fade away,

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but lots of how to what to how to mean

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the last quarter of the month better than its beginning.

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And so, Allah subhanho wa Taala has made

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the ending of Ramadan, the last 10 nights better than its beginning.

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Because the knifes is very active in the beginning, very energetic.

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And so if you don't make the last part better than the first part,

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then some people will say

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that I have done what I have done.

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And I have to reap the benefits of Ramadan. And now I can relax.

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But also

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so that the believers can raise even more and put more effort into what remain

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just like a race. Those who participate in any race, they take it easy in the beginning, even though they have a lot of energy, even though they are very active.

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But they leave most of their energy

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for the end of the race when they are approaching the finish line.

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And so Ramadan, like your brothers and sisters, is no different in that regard.

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Those who have put a lot of effort into the beginning of the month,

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and that started to lag behind towards its end.

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This is a sign of their week.

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In fact, it may even be a sign of hypocrisy.

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My dear brothers and sisters,

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the one who lags behind

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in the beginning of the month of Ramadan

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but does well towards its end

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is far better than the one who was lagging behind in the beginning

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but did much better towards

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Edison because the profits on the wall riding

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in the back of the car team that deems the results of these meetings are based on what no other beginning but rather on their end.

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as well. This is the reality My dear brothers and sisters

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of this last third of the month of Ramadan,

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which is our reverse.

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And the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam

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mentioned several virtues

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and several aspects that distinguish these last 10 nights and these last 10 days

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that distinguish them from

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The rest of the month.

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And so the scholars agree that there is no doubt that the last 10 minutes of the month of Ramadan are the best nights of the year.

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As for the best days of the year, that they are the first 10 days of the month of the Hitchin, which you must have

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swore by

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the acts for the Knights, there is no doubt that the best of knights, they are the last 10 minutes of the month.

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What distinguish these 1010 nights from the rest of the nights of the year?

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First of all, is the fact that the prophets have a wonderful presenter

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would put more effort he would place more effort in these masturbates.

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Then, he would in any alternate alternate.

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So as I showed a lot,

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as I

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that with the start of the last 10 nights, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam would take his waistbelt

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and would devote his time to prayer, and would even wake up his family, his wives, to get up at 4pm.

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And the scholars mentioned

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that there are no nights in which the prophets

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would stay up the entire night,

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from Asia to fortune three,

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and devoting himself to various acts of worship, besides the last 10 nights, so the other nights of the year, he would get up from someone. And he would also set the portion of the night for rest and sleep,

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except for these last nights of the month of Ramadan.

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Among the things that distinguish these last time in the last 10 nights of the month of Ramadan

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is the fact that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam

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would devote his time to the mystery

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and would perform

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in these labs 10 nights of the month.

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And so as

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she said, that the process of

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would perform him to come in the last 10 nights of the month of Ramadan, every year until he passed away, and then his wife home in the summer,

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and would perform

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in the last 10 nights of the year after.

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And so it is a great blessing

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if he has blessed you with time that you can devote to him in these last 10 nights, by spending them in restaurants performing.

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And I just want to point something out here.

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and that is that many people think that it simply means to sleep over.

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But there is a big difference between sleeping over and performing.

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And so the very essence of very meaning of Africa is not simply to retreat to the restroom, and sleep over at the restaurant. Rather, the true essence and meaning of the cup

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is to retreat to the messaging and spend your entire time in the messenger not leaving from messaging for even a moment.

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But to spend that time in the worship of us.

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Getting your get yourself closer to Allah subhana wa tada through prayer, through decode through a citation of the program and other acts of worship.

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Also, among the things that distinguish these last 10 nights of the month of Ramadan

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is the fact that they consist of the greatest athlete of the year

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and that is leading up to

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which is better than 1800

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that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam

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used to perform

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in the last night of the month of Ramadan. And he would say, to look for other in these last night's of

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what is so special about labor to cuddle. There are many things that are special about it.

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But one of the main things that is special about this night

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is that the woman who spends it in devotion to Allah subhana wa tada

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praying and devoting himself to worship

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all of his previous siblings, or for music.

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And so the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, Man,

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he man in

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the movie

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that never stands in prayer on layer two,

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believes in alone belief in what this may consist of work deserving,

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and hoping for the reward

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that he has set aside

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for those who devote themselves to despite

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all of this previous series,

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as well as the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, look for this night, in the last 10 nights.

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And so, there are some scholars who have said that they that

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is on a certain,

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such as a 27th.

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But the correct opinion

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of the scholars is

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that late electronic

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changes every year,

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and is not necessarily set on one night.

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And that is because the profits have a lot

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to look for it in the last night. And especially on the odd nights of these last 10 nights, the 21st, the 23rd, the 25th, the 22nd and the 29th.

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And the wisdom behind

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not leaking

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no to the people.

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The wisdom behind that

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is so that the surgeon

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exerts all of his efforts throughout all of the last night.

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Not that he comes on this night, which is known to the people and only devotes his time and his worship on this particular rate.

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he spends the entire nights in devotion and looking for this.

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And this is very unfortunate that many Muslims

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they come on one of these nights on the 27th night

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while abandoning the other rights, thinking that this is the right

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model. And that this is the night if they were to spend their time worshiping alone, all of their previous savings would be forgiven. But the reality of the matter is that this is not a chance.

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And so it could be on the converse, it could be on June 3, it could be it could be on the 27th and it could be on

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my dear brothers and sisters

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if you reach a little huddle,

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what should you do?

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She asked the process of

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this very good question.

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So she said O Messenger of a law.

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If I were to know which Taylor is what should I say?

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So the process of the long running will

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say a long

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to hit

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that all along. You are the most forgiving, the most forgiving. You live you love to party. So Pardon me. Forgive me.

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And so repeat this in the last 90 days, and especially on the augments for Allah knows best, whether or not you would end up reaching the state and end up being blessed

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to stand on the stage praying to us,

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I leave you, my dear brothers and sisters, with a very beautiful statement

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of the famous scholar,

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it will jump as he says

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that the 12 months of the year

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are like

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the 12 songs of

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And the best

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of these months is

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just like the best of the surgeries, and the most beloved Jr, who was who was useless.

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He goes on to say,

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and just like a loss of Hannah, who wins out of four game,

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the 11 sons of the upu, who wronged us

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by the death

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of one of them by the use of it in the salon for his brothers. Similarly, a loss of cattle

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can forgive you what you did in that 11 months of

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the year,

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due to your due

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in this month of Ramadan.

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So put your effort into devoting yourself and taking your time out. During these last 10 days of Milan, we asked the boss

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to allow us to have the opportunity to be among those who are forgiving their savings on a budget

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was not

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what he said.

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whatever they want, I mean, why should

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you care.

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much do your brothers and sisters.

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The month of Ramadan is the month of fasting.

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It is the month of prayer.

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It is the month of worship the month of devotion.

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It is the month of generosity, the month of charity.

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And it is also the month of victory.

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And so this was the one in which all of us have had a victory to this believing

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on the whole strategic battle in the history of Islam. The Battle of

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the Muslims were few and their enemy were large in number. And yet it was a kind of a victory over their enemy. And this is

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also a loss of Hannah, who went ahead and

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granted his prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam

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with the conquest of Mecca,

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which was in the month of Ramadan.

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And in this way, several victories and conquests throughout the history of Islam took place in the month of Ramadan.

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And so, Constantinople, which later became the capital of the Islamic era.

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The conference took place in

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the lands of India

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were also

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And avant is the month of

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the month of March.

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And so we should never despair, of a loss, victory and loss assistance.

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For his believe in Spain, who are suffering around the world, at the hands of their enemies.

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We should also never forget them in our lives.

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And so do not be stingy in these last 10 nights on the lawn.

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Do not be greedy

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by asking Allah subhanho wa Taala for your own needs, while forgiving the suffering of your Muslim brothers and sisters around the world

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for their victories here,

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if only we were to believe in it.

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And so the victory of the loss of Hannah Montana is near is very, very near.

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In Moscow blogging for him.

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verifying the victory of loss

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is mirrored.

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We asked the loss of Hannah more data

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to grant a victory to our Muslim brothers and sisters in Palestine.

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Over there enemies, we ask lots of how

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to grab victory at practice aid and assistance to our Muslim brothers and sisters in Syria, and all over the world.

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In the law, a woman

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Yeah, it

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a long Sunday It was a lot

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wouldn't we mean what I did in the ship, wouldn't he? What does

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he do alone

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