Channel: Karim Abuzaid
Q & A Sessions – Imam Karim Abu Zaid – Ramadan Preparation and Purification of the heart – Irving Masjid
May 19, 2017
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Because of that,
when Satan was asked, Why didn't you bow down to Adam? What did he say? He found an excuse. He said, I'm better than him I shouldn't be bound down.
Many Muslims do this these days, by the way, unknowingly.
Robert, it's American busy.
Why these sisters
so they find execuse. You see, if you have that attitude,
you will never be able to come out of that sin by
you know, Toba and remoting and so forth.
Stay away from finding excuses in sha Allah and Allah subhanho wa Taala and you know, Karnataka na sohan Allah, Allah inshallah I open the floor because I was told that we should do that for your question and answer inshallah, yes.
Our brother is asking a very good question regarding the Hadith that I started my talk with Hadith the normative never shear where the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam mentioned that Hillel is crystal clear. Haram is crystal clear. And in between them there is a gray area
is asking how to identify the Hillel and the harem. What made the Hillel crystal clear and the haraam? Crystal Clear? Is the text
is a law.
For me to say this is hilarious.
I must have called a law Colorado law.
For me to say this is haram.
I must have call Allah Allah Rasulullah.
You cannot say this is halal or this is haram without What?
Pull our eye to Manzella hula myricetin Fattah, Al to Minho, haram and wahala
Lahu Edina Allah, Allah Allah He testerone
the Arabs they used to go and label this animal to be Hillel, this animal to be Haram.
This animal is to be eaten by the men this animal is to be eaten by the women.
So Allah is telling them who given you a permission to say it's halal or haram.
Did they give you a permission to do that? For Allah hallelujah in the halal is crystal clear because you have a text
the harav is crystal clear because you have a text.
Now in between them is an area where there is nothing mentioned
or the condition of the individual regarding handling the harem and the halaal.
is not crystal clear. This is where
the area of estates permissible its macro.
and this is why
the scholars they never say about something in the gray area that is hallel.
Like the till you like for example. You're asking about the ruling on a matter that falls into the gray area where you don't have a text that says it's halal or haram. They never say it's halal or haram.
They say what use
you understand why because he can say halal if you say halal that means you're what you're uttering ally against Allah because Allah is anonymous to say this halal or haram. I hope I understood your question properly, but this is the best that I can make out of it. Otherwise you can
request further explanation yes further
sin and then he asked for forgiveness. And again he committed what is what is
a hadith Ico
which talks about addiction to certain sins.
And Hanif Eonni It's been a while since I visited, but I know why it will it's authenticated.
And it's female agenda Pavani if my memory doesn't betray me here
the wording of the Hadith for the meaning of the Hadith
matter ma'am in abdeen Minh Illa Allah who damn boon yo la he BNL saying that you will say in
every believer has a sin. One sin
that he goes back always
from time to time.
But when he is reminded
He will make Toba
what happened to the sins?
a sponge. You know what a sponge is very stringent.
Do you know what a sponge is? serravalle Yes, you guys know the sponges right?
both an ink pen on that sponge and keep it for a while.
What will happen?
The ink will go away.
It will be trade that sponge.
Can you just wash that sponge one time and the ink will go away.
Now this what happened we go back to the heart. This is what happened to the heart.
Carla salatu salam, the Prophet sallallahu Sallam says either as never lab do them the
Nakita fee will be looked at when they're
when the slave of Allah commits a sin,
a dark stain goes into the heart.
Now if he keeps doing it keeps doing it keeps doing it over and over and over and over what will happen. It will penetrate the heart it will become what? At trades.
To the extent that if no Chi m actually is the one who gave him the parable of the sponge, to the extent that the person doesn't enjoy the sin anymore, but because he's so much used to it.
It's part of him. He's still committed.
He still does it.
He goes back to it.
Danny, he would grow old for example. And he his body doesn't enjoy the experience anymore. But he still does it because it's part of what of his next spot. It is part of his heart.
The heart is so much attracted to the sin.
Now, what is the solution?
I ask the question, Who asked this question to go back and repent.
You go back to the sin go back and repentance.
You go back to the sim go back and repentance right away. Here's the danger
that you end up justifying the sin. You're saying you know what?
It's part of me. Now. That's a very that's actually one of the tricks of shaitan.
The Triton actually gave you the impression gives you the impression that you know it's helpful because you can't leave it.
No, that person still has to regret doing it. And he has to strive to leave that sin. And this is what if no Korean mentioned, every time a person repents as if he's washing that sponge.
So imagine five 610 15 times of repentance. This one day can help you get that sin removed from that sponge from the thought and insha Allah
for the answer to the question, go back and repent. you commit that go back and repent. You go back and repent
should have a look at this.
As nada I've done them they're
a slave of Allah committed a sin
A lot of beautifuly
he said Allah forgive me.
For Allah Allah mean Allah Subhana Allah Allah will say, I am AB de la hora de neofeudal them the way to be. My slave realizes that he has a lord who forgives the sins and punishes the fourth pillar.
I forgiven his sins so mad.
Then he went back. But again, here's why I wish you're not taking this out of context.
This is not a license to do this. We're only opening for you. What is known to be babble. Raja babble, Raja, the door of what of hope that you never disappear. Alia Eva de alladhina a Seraph, who Allah fusi him letak naku know Rahmatullah don't ever the speed in la el futuro de Nova Jamia? Allah forgives all sins, all sins,
for the need to go back and repent and repent and repent. Hopefully, this will clear the sin out of the heart, your ballarini Yes, brother.
so that sister is asking about the ministerial cycle during the month of Ramadan.
And the ability to do a lot of the rituals.
The sister can engage first of all sisters should not feel bad
you know, having that experience in Ramadan.
Yeah, for Rasul sallallahu alayhi salam.
When he was coming back from the Battle of the Hulk,
he had the conversation with some of his companions, he said, in the film at the end at the acquirement.
in Medina, there are people
who received the same exact reward like me and you
why they wanted to come, but they did not have the means.
We knew that the book was a long distance ride and everybody has to have a ride.
That he didn't have the means that even though they are staying at home, they did not participate in the battle, but because of their intention, they still receive the same exact reward of this work.
Likewise, the sister has the intention to worship Allah subhanaw taala throughout this month, and to excel
and then Allah subhana wa tada makes her go through that
You know, this is what the prophet said to Ayesha when she cried actually, because she feels like she's been a mess on her. Online. How do you say this is something that Allah inflex the daughters of Adam when you shouldn't be upset or sad. But now what the sisters should do as GM? stuffer Subhan, Allah Alhamdulillah La ilaha illa Allah, Allahu Akbar, Allah Hola, La quwata illa Allah subhanho wa he'll be handy sapan en la la de la hawla wala quwata illa Billah istockphoto la sala Elena de la masala Allah Mohammed wala, all of these Allah God that can she can be engaged in,
pertaining on regarding the recitation of the Quran, there is a difference of opinion. But there is a view out there that if she's going to use a medium other than the Muslim, like a phone or iPad or whatever, tablets or whatever, some of the jurists consider this to be permissible, but I'd rather engage in dicks in Africa. Now
wire Salah one
just for the sisters upstairs. The brother is asking about using interest
to buy homes or businesses. First of all, I disagree totally with the word interest.
This is one of the
tricks of shaitan
that he ends up naming things differently for you.
Music it's called Art.
nudity is called fashion
usury Riba is called interest.
It's usually there is a term in English for it in the Old Testament
and in the Bible
we come to your question.
Lana LaHood Reba
and that makes it a major sin.
let me share that story with you. Before I go, maybe that will cool me down because that subject normally brings my pressure up.
So I think that story will cooled me down a bit.
So it's my first time to visit your community and I don't want to end up to be that Meeny meeny, meeny Mamiya
I'm really looking forward to coming and visiting you again.
But at the same time, I gotta convey the message.
But here's that story.
A man in Medina This was mentioned in the Sierra Club Imam Malik Berger of Islam and Malik
was working in Medina and he saw a drunk man
a guy who's drunk
and you know there was a full moon and if you've been to Medina when there is a full moon The moon is really down.
For the man is jumping up and down.
His throat drunk his high trying to
catch the moon.
Feather man, look what this crazy dude is doing.
Then is it in Marathi at all? You could mini
I divorced my wife if there is a sin.
If alcohol intoxication is not the greatest major sin in Islam, after I have seen imagine some human being with his app does this because of losing work?
Basically, my wife is divorced.
If there is a sin in Islam greater than what?
Drinking intoxications Yeah.
Of course, he has to verify whether So you went to Lena Malik. He said Mr. Merrick, this is what happened. Can you please tell me if there is a greater sin
than alcohol than intoxicants in Islam because if there is then my wife is the horse I have to
you know, to divorce her and take her back. Tahlequah.
sakala I'm learning. I said let me look look into this.
He came back the following day, he said
the following day underneath three days in a row.
fourth day Karla Morocco could mean your wife is divorced.
So in nature, the birth to kita Bella
was soon after Rasulullah I have reflected upon the work of Allah and the Sunnah of the Messenger of Allah. I have not seen a major sin in Islam greater than usury.
Xu Fei, Allah Dina coluna River LA yaku Muna la cama como la levita, hub Baku shaitan, amin alnus.
Those who devour usury
they will rise from the graves in the Day of Judgment like have you ever seen somebody possessed by Jean, what they do?
when there is a La La Jolla seldom? Phil Hadeeth. Elisa Roja, we'll
call it la torajan Yes, Baja Vina Heron mythopoeic them
I saw our a man swimming in a sea made of blood.
And every time that you want to go to the shore,
someone standing with a rock, he throws it into his mouth. He goes back to swimming and then every time he tries to get back to get out of that sea
arrakis thrown in his mouth, you're gonna have
a lot of the schoolers they attributed this hadith to other build up.
The man that was
With the hook if you heard the Hadith before famous Hadith he could have a royal sidebar.
So no small
text that scale is you
should learn Allahu Riba Allah curses The one who devours using curses usually first
The one who receives it
the bank for example or
wamu killer The one who pays it
the one who pays
The one who writes the contract the real estate agent
was shahidi and the Two Witnesses
couldn't do homes whomsoever
they are all alike
not metal have Baraka Lukic
attacks like this.
For you. Yeah t onus.
Why a poo Luna
some people they come in with that opinion and they say
to be a whole Mahabharat
of the rocks. There is a rule.
Under Allah lucky Adora necessities make permissible the Haram
but if you really inspect what they said
you should read it this way. As a doula to be whole Mahabharat
the dollars make permissible
the hurun mission rocks at doula, right?
Why? Because the school has identified many of the Aurora
what is the necessity now one natural halakhah
that there is imminent danger on you.
Now you want to tell me the only way to have a house in America is to go through a band I'm sorry I lived here for 22 years and I've been renting and hamdulillah
there is a way
there is a way
oh rent is not tax deductible
but mortgages Oh
yeah, it's what I wanted to do something while I have the highest the highest regard
brothers and sisters who follow the School of photo film and iv hanifa Rahim Allah
I would like to use ratio. But I want to talk about the Hindu community in what area
we come to these brothers also and you know who come from the chef a school of thought. By the way I am one of them. Chef Can I eat
Buddy. You will like a chicken yes but meat No.
It will for a minute. What is the difference between the chicken and the meat?
It is the B how or not
so these brothers this al Qaeda kilohana the brother the brother the smoke. Yeah smoking.
You drink sometimes.
Do you eat meat that is not a standard for law style for law.
Meat that is not istockphoto law. You know what? Because of this brothers we have all these halal stores in America
we have all these farms in America.
If we get cornered as a Muslim community there is a way in America.
In a Why do we have halal stores halal meat now and Casco in giants
because we insisted that we want to eat halal meat, the beef
if we would
have insisted that we want to own homes in America through Hillel means not the fake ones that they come and announce and massaged. Unfortunately.
They go out there and they do the repair themselves and they come up with this like, okay, I'll do the harm for you, brothers, you
we would have found solutions.
But that halfway, you know, I really I was hoping to visit you again. But it looks like
you know, I can't help it. You know, brothers.
We have to establish Islam where we live.
And I don't know if this is good luck. Danny, is the invention, something like that the need is the way to invent things.
Necessity is the mother of inventions. When you become cornered?
Why again, I use the example of why because brothers believed 100% that there is no way I have to eat the deer. That's why we ended up with the halaal stores. That's why we ended up with the forums. If we could have the majority of us followed, eat, eat McDonald's, eat Kentucky Fried Chicken, eat Eat more another halala store. Likewise, this subject, you end up with scholars who come from overseas, they have no idea.
They have no idea what can be done here in America. I'm telling you I come from a community we ended up purchasing two properties, while La Jolla is my witness and I have community members here who are there to properties Halloween.
And guess what the seller is a Russian Jew
I want to say this in your own right but unfortunately, not too many properties are available that don't because always has to be the you know, so you have to go to somebody who owns the property.
I know of brothers in Maryland and the Metropolitan Maryland Virginia who got together
and they created an organization that builds homes
builds homes and everybody owns it every there is a way
there is a way
if we actually brusher these bands why why are we talking about Islamic financing now when major banks in England for example in and other places Islamic financing and and all that stuff? They they want to take that Sherry?
What Why? Because at the end of the day, you're a customer and they will accommodate you. And there is a way to buy islamically
what is the value of this house? Here's how we purchase that our community center in Colorado. The guy owns it
we went to him listen, we don't pay interest. We could pay you off in seven years tell us how much it is
cash how much it is now.
Cash now 1 million
in seven years 1.5 million Yeah, this is how for example
then he came into
but there must be shortages ability to destroy urban cities with shortages anybody knows a transitional shelter is a
delay late fees.
We don't pay late fees late fee is just another form of user
if you insist we make it a condition that we pay to you and you must give it as a donation to a nonprofit organization Muslim one.
But you cannot benefit from it. We should cancel out the late fee
now now it's not fair.
That if we become delinquent
after paying 3456 payments, that you take over the property and we lose all this morning what is the Islamic way this property has to go into the market gets sold and we get the shape you know we break it into percentage How much did we pay we made 50% we get 50% of the profit Allah shading. You just need to make those people understand what you're looking for. It can be done he added all these things but this is the halal way
a set amount certain installment identify the exit from the contract in case of something goes wrong. Everything is that this is the Islamic way
of doing it. If you make America understand this Muslim American Mashallah
The hem values
again brought I was hoping to visit you again absolutely
all right yes
okay the brother out there and we'll come to you shall he is his father
What is that again?
Right now right now he can go to the bank and use this as a means to make down
will lie every time sometimes I intentionally open bank accounts and I go and I meet with the banker am a Muslim we don't accept usury I would like to to sign a waiver for no interest. Oh really? Why? Oh, I'm a Muslim and you know, it's in the Old Testament. So there is a waiver that you could sign
now if we're talking about these 401 k IRA
Oh, IRS a gal Cara Nevada Do
you have you're, you're gonna have to pay this one.
This is a necessity.
Oh, they give it to you. Allahu Akbar. Mashallah, that s gives you something
Will the answer to this question, you have to give this money out towards organizations that help Muslims in the world.
It shouldn't be going to building massages.
You could actually build the bathroom somewhere for an eyeshadow. But you should receive zero recognition by this you're really getting rid of filth
of dirt. So basically, you give it to one of these organizations that help refugees overseas.
just donate it out, just to but you shouldn't be using it in building massages
or Islamic institutions. Now.
The brother is asking regarding the ruling on pants below the ankle.
It's a major sin in Islam that he actually goes below the ankle.
The feet near Manhattan, imagine
the line when he was tapped. A young man entered when he was bleeding, dying.
He said to the young man lift your garment for inner who
will be covered at call Arabic it's a sign of piety and also
it will keep your government clean.
Rasul Allah has told us about Corona Corona is sinking in earth as we speak, because of what because of wearing garments that are below the ankle for Muslim young fashion. Islam we strive to
you know keep his pants or his soap or garment above the ankle. Now.
how to calculate the care for the seller we
Zakah is due
that stay for a Holy Year in your bank account.
And what we mean by Eve, a lunar Eve,
not a Gregorian you know that there are 11 days
difference we pay attention. There's a lot of Muslims who pay attention to this.
That it's always good to do Ramadan, Ramadan or Siobhan to Chabad whatever.
And provided that it makes the nisab are the minimum.
What is the minimum
value of 85 grams of gold or more
if this amount buys you 85%
grams of gold even though a lot of the jurors have suggested that we should use the silver as the variable,
how much silver 595 grams of silver.
You see if you calculate it based on
gold, I believe he can come up with 3500. So a minimum 3500 throughout the year.
Silver, maybe 800 900. Now, if I'm not mistaken, you just have to find out how much is the silver in the market.
Now regarding salary because the you know, you deposit the salary and then it goes down, it goes up goes down goes up, you bring the highest and the lowest and you create an average.
And on that average if it is more than this 595 grams of silver, which is the recommended variable to use to calculate your zakka or 85 grams of gold if you want to go with that if it is that amount or more than you pay 2.5% of that. You get that? Does that qualify? Yes
So the question here is regarding
Muslims who are being killed?
Unfortunately, what if you look at the map
of the world
any killing that is taking place as we speak is the blood of Muslims.
Yeah, we use like, I think five, six years ago in Ireland, we used to have those
two factions they at least that I mean, it wasn't fun, but at least there were
so the only killing in the world.
And Russell salatu salam Khanna told us about this Hadith, favela, facade
to Chico and tada de como mamuka mata Dalek Allah to Allah Satya kalu I mean kiloton nanodomains ner Rasool Allah, nation's will group against you Muslims like they call one another to a party.
Then our nation's is the place for the party always are the Security Council.
Why are Rasul Allah because we are outnumbered No, your plenty are many.
But your impact is like the form.
And Allah will extract from the hearts of your enemies, your fees, and he will cast into your hearts a disease called il one.
What is Ilhan Omar sigil of Allah
the love for this world and the resentment of death because you're not ready to die.
Now the brother is asking, will we be asked about not helping these brothers and sisters who are being inflected with death and bombing and
there is not much that we can do quite frankly
you know as we speak right now there is not much that we can do except that the VA
accepts maybe financially supporting
these refugees these brothers
but what else can you do?
It's a very hard
trying period for us.
For right now.
Keep them in your door.
support them financially if you can, but make sure that you're channeling this money through the proper channels so you don't get in trouble.
until Allah subhanaw taala decrees something
there is nothing we can do.
Early the hearts of the children
between the two fingers of the Most Merciful as needed.
Our brother is
referring to Hades Abdullah hidden under the loss. Robbie Allahumma
La Jolla Muslim
Kala sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in na kulu Bhavani Adam Medina Goswami, min Assad manual kalibo haka
the hearts of the children of Adam are between two fingers of Allah, He will teach them whatever way he wants.
Now he's asking how this will happen.
I can sense from his question the subject of others
for you to understand the subject of others
and when you have a choice or not
you need to realize
intention that you have
the will that you have Allah knows it
and consequently Allah Subhana Allah directs your heart
to what you intended
but you using a cutter to justify
that your heart is not a bright
This is the methodology of algebra
and never forget this day when I was imagining in Maryland, I think maybe 12 years back
for this brother had an issue family issue and he needed counseling.
So I said to him, brother inshallah come after also inshallah we'll pray answer and maybe we'll address your issue.
I left the salon I looked at the crowd, I didn't see him.
So I said to myself, let me go to the office do some paperwork if he shows up on the left, go home.
So I'm sitting in my office Knock Knock
I didn't see him bring us suffice it brother inshallah wait for you go ahead and make will do.
You notice it to me.
Allah doesn't want me to bring.
I wasn't really at this time, the subject of others still
added zone for me and inserted zone for a lot of people. Because for you really to grasp the subject of al Qaeda, you must be very well versed with the names and the attributes of Allah.
You must master the attributes, the names, the subject of the names and the attributes to be able to speak of others.
I answer them by saying what Brother Why don't you stand up? And go and Miku and Bray asked her and say Allah wants me to pray.
What is the difference between the two?
Do you know what Allah wrote for you?
So module module,
this is a known issue. But Allah subhanaw taala sent you a message told you to pray
she leave what is known for what you don't know.
That's where the twisted mind is.
ARPA what DARPA was the
first one we assumed hulu's What am and Bella was starving. Now I get that I will post snafus and we assume who
knows for your hearts has two ways to go in front of you. You have a good way that will give you happiness in this world and gender in the hereafter. And the other path that will give you misery in this world and he'll in the hereafter which one should you choose? And how the other and if you intend to go this way, a lot will turn your heart to go this way.
But if you intend to go to the other one, relying on this
for your money,
This is the sort of what time is and then okay
so we're done, Masha Allah, I'm gonna come and still Envisat right? inshallah Allah Hello