Channel: Mirza Yawar Baig
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Bismillah al Rahman al Rahim al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil alameen wa Salatu was Salam O Allah Shafi lambay booster lien Muhammad Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam the Steven gefahren kathira from Abu myrobalan sisters. You can see one of the bushes behind me is turning color. And so we are on the way to autumn.
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And so I remember my dear friends
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the lovely sons Mooney and Shakira and his whole family members around Allah, bless them and protect them and keep them in his special care and grant great success to their work in sha Allah.
We are on the lesson of of the oma to Mohammed sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, we are all from the oma of our lives.
Every living human being on the face of the earth is an Almighty Allah Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.
Some are from what is called the Moto da, which is the oma to whom the Dawa to this limitation towards Islam is directed. There are others who are utterly Jabba
the oma which has accepted the Dow
and Unreal app, we are from the oma to the Java, we are from those who have accepted the
invitation to Islam. And we are Alhamdulillah Muslims and we are
proud of this fact we are most grateful to Allah subhana wa Jalla Jalla Allah who for making us Muslims, for enabling us to be in Islam to practice Islam. And we ask Allah subhanaw taala give us this sense of belonging to Mohammed Buhari, we sell them we ask a lot of give us a sense of belonging as
and give that sense of pride of who we are not pride as in arrogance, but pride as in confidence and happiness that I am part of this oma You know, this is one of the great things which
keeps some of the most
some of the most
important ways in which humans organize themselves and that is by creating a sense of belonging to something which is bigger than the individual. So, what for example, talk to army officers, and they will talk to the and they will tell you about the sense of belonging to you know, to to the whole army and then to their battalion right. So, it gives them the sense of something I belong something which is bigger than me and the symbols of that which is the which is the colors and the labels and the kind of hat the wear and the kind of uniform and the medals and so on and so forth the apple as the stars, it takes you a lot of time to get to the to the to have stars on your on your shoulder,
epaulets, but, you know. So, that is then you talk to people for example, who belong to organizations, doing social service, you talk to people who belong to religious organization, you talk to people who work for companies, there is a there is a sense of pride that people have when they work for a for a big company for a you know, powerful
company, which is a global name, that is something which gives them the sense of belonging, a small startup organization may have
may have a lot of difficulty
getting the stem getting their people to feel some sense of pride in basically something which is a small company and, and the way they counter that is by talking about the energy of the startup. So, yes, we are not a we are not a global corporation, but we have we are a startup we are GE you know in the beginning
When Thomas Edison was, was alive we are, you know,
IBM, in the in the 70s, right? Or we whatever. So I'm saying that
at a startup, you're on your dreams, and saying that you are going to be employee number one, for example, in this startup and when this startup now is a global corporation, who is employee number one, that would be you. So even though Today we are, we are, you know, sitting in a garage of a city and little shop somewhere, don't let that bother you look at the big picture, the big picture is a sense of belonging. Now, my point is that what is our sense of belonging to
an organization or not an organization as a formal organization, but to a brotherhood, that as I, as I said to you, two aspects of this brotherhood one is
the Brotherhood of humanity. And the second one, the Brotherhood of Islam.
Right? What is our sense of belonging to that? What do I bring to the table I bring to the table, the, the best thing that I can bring to the table is the Aflac of Muhammad Rasulullah sallallahu sallam, the best thing I can bring to the table is the manners, his his dealings, his the way he behaved, because that is proof of the pudding, that's the sugar in the mouth, that's what gives sweetness to whatever I have to say, or do, if I can bring that into my life. And believe me, they're
on to a very good thing. And I think this is something that we need to inculcate in ourselves, the sense of who am I who I am, and where I am.
I think this is very, very important. You know, this is this is the, the whole basis, behind self esteem, for example, self esteem is unfortunately misunderstood. And people just, you know, give it a name of, which is really self indulgence or something like that. self esteem is really having an understanding of who you are, and your placement in your own personal history and your purse, or your own personal psychology, we say I am not just anybody, I am so and so in most cases, you're talking now line is family and so on. So this is what I am, this is what my name means. This is what my name indicates, these are my ancestor, these are my forebears forbearers and therefore, whatever
I do, reflects on them. And so that is why I am so conscious about what I do. I do not want anything that I say or do to reflect badly on my parents, my grandparents, my family, my line is and so on and so forth. Now what about Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi salam. And that's what I mean by a sense of belonging, do I have the same sense of belonging with respect to the to the Navy to Bahamas asylum, and say that I will live my life in a way that nothing that I say or do must be a means of discredit to Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam no one should be able to point a finger at me and say, You are Murthy or Mohammed Salah Salomon you behave like this, which means that there is some fault with
this with this relationship now the villa. So therefore, I think this is very, very important for us to understand and that is why we have these classes and lessons that I asked Allah subhanaw taala to accept this from us to help us to
to teach and learn in a way that pleases Him. And to enable us to benefit from these
by making our lives obedient to Him.
Jell o jell O, the symbol of that obedience, the proof of that obedience is that lives will be according to the Sunnah of Muhammad Rasulullah sallallahu sallam. Last last we talked about shared fee or more the app or shared fee Baba, which is something that a Muslim a moment does not do. And shake is the only thing the only sin that Allah subhanaw taala promised to punish and promised not to forgive if a person dies on it. So even if you are doing it now.
The time to change is right now, if you understand that, this is what I have been doing, and I realized it is wrong then please please change. And please understand the usual excuses that people give to things I've heard. One is, oh, you know, I've been doing this all my life. Nobody stopped me. Now. I'm too old to change no
until you see my life.
mote until the curtain opens between this life and the next life. You're not too old, to make Toba to make us that far to turn towards Allah subhanaw taala. So do not let that mislead you this is what's happening. This is the way Chetan misleads those who have seen the light those who have who have understood the mistake chat and tell them no, no, no, even if you understand the mistake, now it's too late. Right? Allah will not forgive you, my brother sisters, Allah subhanho wa Taala promised to forgive us. And he promised to forgive all sins, including share, including gopher, including everything provided we make stuff, provided we turn towards him, and provided we make. So
do not hesitate. The thing is to do it immediately. Don't do not hesitate. Do not wait, do not even in the middle, and I do it right then. Right? Right.
Okay, then we will come to that story in a second.
That is one reason why people don't take immediate Toba because they say that, you know, I am too old and too late. Second thing is they say well, you know, this is what my, my parents and grandparents that our family has been doing, and we did it all our lives. So this can't be wrong. Now the point is, we understand who are the people who are the parents and grandparents and so on are the Sahaba versa, people who are not Muslim who are Rasulullah sallallahu. himself, who are his parents and grandparents and so on and so forth. All his all his, you know, his ladders going up. People who are not boosters, it doesn't matter. Whoever gets hida
whoever gets guidance must make the change in his or her own life, at the time to get the guidance. Do not worry about what your parents and then parents did. Whatever they did, they ask Allah Subhana Allah to forgive them. We ask Allah if they were wrong, they maybe they were wrong without knowledge. And if they were wrong without knowledge, we asked Allah forgive them. Forgive them anyway. But the point is not them. The point is you even if they are 100%, right, they are going to gender you were to Jan, of what satisfaction is that? And vice versa. So please
join us right. And what I'm talking about right now, I recall this incident I remember
many of my mother.
I remember this incident more than two years ago, when I when I used to live in America. I met a a, I'm saying white because that's what he was just to identify. I met this white revert his brother who came to Islam. And I asked him, you know, I like to listen to the bodies of reverts because they're very inspiring. So I asked him to tell me his story. And he told me a fantastic story. He said that he was studying in a seminary, and he was up in Maine, which is, you know, one of the Northern northeastern states of the United States, one of the very beautiful states, this whole lot is to us is a very beautiful part of the of this country.
So he was in Maine, and he said he was studying in a seminary there and he was his, his assignment was the Quran. And his assignment was to find faults and to find mistakes in the Quran. So he said he was studying with that with that intention. And Allah knows best, you know, Allah subhanaw taala, guides who he wants and we asked Allah subhanaw taala for his, for his guidance. He said, not only did I not find mistakes, I was hugely impressed by this Quran. He said when I and remember he's reading the English translation he was not reading it didn't have it. So he was not reading the Arabic he was reading only the English translation. So he said, I read the English translation, I
was usually impressed. So I said, What impressed you that what impressed you with this English translation? He said, the form of a dress.
He said, when I read this thing, I knew that this was the author speaking to me. So he said, then I went to the cover of the book, I went to the back of the book, I, you know, first page last page all trying to search for the name of the author, and he said, there is no name of the author.
So I said to myself, What a strange book, I mean, this book is written, and the author is talking directly, and there is no name of the author. And he said, then it struck me the author is the one who said he is
which is awesome.
So he said, this, I knew is God talking to man.
I knew this is not written by anybody else. the majesty of the address the power of the address,
the force of the address, smell, I mean, I asked myself sometimes, you know how far away we are. We are the so called born Muslims, lala land if that makes a difference, that doesn't have any genes. I mean, is that all all children are born on Islam, but it's
As in the knowledge of Islam is not caught in your genes
that you can be the Motorola gehele despite the fact that you and and all your ancestors going back to going back 14 centuries were Muslim, it makes no difference.
And we have plenty of examples of that.
So here was somebody who was learning
and Allah subhanaw taala guided him and he said the glory and majesty. Now my point is this. We've come back to the to the to the to the to this, but my point is just simply ask yourself this question when you are listening to the recitation of Quran
when you are praying beyond Nima, where you are in Dharavi, where you are listening to the recitation of the Quran, you know on the computer today, we have got Mashallah
Cora from all over the world who are residing or maybe you are listening to your own family members. I hope you have family members who reside or are maybe your parents, maybe your children who recite Quran loudly in your homes, maybe your houses and homes and their walls and their carpets and their and their Curtains and Blinds and, and furniture resound with the sound of the glory and majesty of the Kalam of Allah subhanaw taala so that all of them will bear witness for you on the Day of Judgment
may be among those who will go out in the world, in the forest, in the gardens in the or along the rivers and pray and recite Quran loudly so that the breeze listens to the Koran, the trees, listen to the Koran, the pebbles of the river, listen to the Quran, the waves of the stream, listen to the Koran, the birds, listen to the Quran, the animals, listen to the Quran, the leaves of the trees, listen to the Quran, and all of these will bear witness in your favor on the Day of Judgment.
My question to you is when you are listening to the Quran, what happens to you?
Does anything happen?
Why must anything at all do?
Why am I saying this? Why must you even accept this from me because I'm not saying it Allah said Allah subhanaw taala said enamel me known Allah Dena either Rukia Allahu wa Jalla palomo home what is truly at Allah him if he zada tome imana? where Allah Rob be him yet, Lu in Surah Allah Allah Allah Allah said Verily and truly, the moment in the believers are those who when the name of Allah when the vicar of Allah comes before them, their hearts shiver with the glory and majesty of Allah subhanho wa Taala and when the Kalam of Allah is resided before them, when the Quran is recited before them when they see the signs of Allah subhanaw taala around them zada to me mana the demon
increases. And what is the result of that Mr. Increasing what Allah Ravi mijatovic alone, and they have tawakkol on their rub, they have faith and completed total trust on their rub. What is the sign of tawakkol the sign of tawakkol is the absence of fear from your heart. If your heart is filled with all forms of fear, then you do not have tawakkol and I don't care how you decide the Quran, how well or how badly I don't care how much you listen to the Quran, I don't care anything the Quran is witnessed, that nothing is happening to your heart. And if nothing is happening to your heart, and you are that does not tawakkol Your heart is is condemned to be filled with fear of this and that
and god knows what of the garmi of death of political parties of disease of whatnot. All of those fears are witness that you are at a loss and if you are Hot or Not Aqua lamotta that means that the Quran is not doing anything, you are
not doing anything to
reflect on that
reflect on that. So this brother tells me that when I read the English, he is not even talking about the Arabic and you know that is a world of difference between reciting the Quran in Arabic or listening to the Arabic recitation and reading the same thing in translation.
translations always detract translations always reduce the impact and the Quran is not
an exception in that.
He said he was using in prison.
Why am I saying all of this? Because I said that if you realize the importance of not committing nikto then under right now,
right now as you're listening to whatever time of day, right? So this brother says to me
that I was up in Maine and
I was struck by this,
that this book, the glory and magnificence of it, the form that kind of address the power of the address.
He said I was completely and totally blown away.
And then asked myself, so now where am I, I am a Christian, a Catholic, studying in a seminary to become a priest to be ordained to become a priest. I was given this book in order to find fault with it. And now I'm sitting here
completely and totally impressed with his book, I am saying that this is the word of God. And God is speaking to me.
So where am I?
So he decides that I decided that I'm a Muslim,
that I have to enter this enter into Islam, whatever that does, to my seminary degree, whatnot, I'll get kicked out okay.
So he said, Now how do I become Muslim? He said, I had no clue. He said, I did not know any Muslims. I've never met a Muslim in my life.
There were no Muslims in my seminary.
And I was in Maine, I mean is is white and Christian believe it.
So he said, Now what do I do?
So he decided that he had to find a Muslim to ask him how do I enter Islam?
Right. And this is in that I'm talking to you time to timeframe 1997 9820 plus years ago
so there was no internet and I mean, there was internet but you know, it wasn't as if there was certainly no spot for
for the for the Google search and whatnot.
Right? We have access to that he wasn't
aware of the massages know
that I remember that there is and he said I talked to him I also remember that there must be and he said I thought I heard somebody saying that
go to the map look at where is Maine Where is Boston? He was in Portland in May.
So he decided I he said I decided to go to Boston.
He said I got out of my house got into my car I said What time was it? Is it two o'clock in the morning? Two o'clock in the morning? I mean, you didn't even wait for the morning to say well you know, why must I drive in and remember these roads that are abandoned but the animals
right in the US if you're driving in places like this in Maine and Vermont and New Hampshire and so on in the in the forest in the night if you're driving in your car Believe me first of all, there's probably nobody else on the road so if you break down your break the same thing is it is very easy for you to hit a deer or to hit something and then you are going to be you know, may Allah May Allah protect us
you know you can be you can you can be killed or something.
And he's going to Boston he has no clue in Boston where his images took longer than it does I don't have to go now. Now.
Either you could wait till the morning you say no. I couldn't wait to the money. He said I knew I had to go and find somebody to tell me how do I enter this
so he left and he drove
and it is Boston whatever it is Boston it'll see what hours later
and in a way around Boston trying to find a mosque eventually found the mosque in Boston he found the Islamic center there
and he went and accepted Islam at the hand of
the Imam of that of that place
and if I'm not mistaken I think it was share Abdullah buddy
on whose hand is banned accepted Islam Allah Allah Mike, I can't remember exactly. I remember who taught me and I think it was a buddy hovers over love me, Allah, may Allah bless him and protect him and keep him and, and help him.
Now the point I'm making is that this is the meaning of makings that far. As soon as you realize that you are
that you have been doing something wrong.
So, if you have we looked at
Shifu here. So if you have been worshipping, meaning, if you bend down if you ask for help from if you made pseudocode right, or if you had in your mind, in your heart, anybody other than Allah subhanaw taala whoever it was, any prophet and he's a hobby,
any Angel any anybody
any celestial body, any chakra
was with Allah, in your worship, and with Allah means that you thought that this thing and also have made this thing and also benefit me. So let me pass it by this one also, if you are there, get out of it.
Get out of there. La la la la la la la la la, la la la la la la la. There is no one who has any ability except Allah. There is no one who can harm who can benefit except Allah. La ilaha illAllah there is no one who is worthy of worship except Allah subhanho wa Taala.
Right, get out of there right now.
And it doesn't matter whether how long, it doesn't matter how long you've been doing it, it doesn't matter who else was doing it, it doesn't matter who else is doing it. Now,
you get out because it is about you. It's not about them.
We come to the second part, and as I told you, in the last class also schilke is not divided into three parts of 10 parts.
But for the sake of teaching for the sake of learning to make it easy, they have divided it into three parts.
And Shall we fee is massive and oh here we looked at in the last class. Now we look at your fee rule Viet, what is Rob Rob is the one who takes something which is incomplete
sharing Marcus and develops it and nurtures it
and nourishes it stage by stage, but are the reach
to a state of perfection.
right come on
somebody who take something which is
incomplete helpless, which is deficient in whichever way and develops it and nourishes it and guides it and so forth, until it reaches a stage of perfection. And this is Allah subhanahu tallygenicom
at Abu army
Arambula Allah, Allah subhanaw taala is the Arab,
the off the whole army Now again,
which again, in English translations is translated as Lord, which is a faulty and wrong translation does not need to translate. Rob is Rob Sarah. And that is a way of opening the door of the hour because the other person who does not understand Robbie will say what is wrong and he will say and you will have an opportunity to explain what Rob is a lot he
has power over somebody else, right a lot of the manner a lot of so and so right. So this is a is one of the English
titles of English British normally
Not this one, not that one. Right. So the issue is that, that is somebody who has some power over somebody else. That's it.
There is no concept of taking something which needs
input, which needs guidance which needs nourishment, which needs help, and helping it to become become perfect. There is no concept of this in the understanding of the word Lord in the meaning of the word Lord. Please don't use these words. Don't say a servant of Allah. When you are saying Abdullah, what is the meaning of Abdullah? And if ABD means servant, then what does the mean
of the mean slave
and in the slavery of Allah, there is honor, there is no need to feel apologetic, and saying servants of Allah, we are servants of Allah. You may be a servant of Allah, no problem, resign and go.
I'm not a servant of Allah. I'm a slave of Allah. I belong to Allah. My Rob owns me. And I'm very happy about that. Because I don't have to worry about anything. I belong to Him. Me and my welfare is his responsibility.
I don't take a salary from Maya Angelou. I didn't apply to join his service, and I cannot resign and walk away and not a servant of Allah. I am a slave of Allah. I am Abdullah.
I am not hardy Bula
Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam What did he say? He said say about me. Abu. He didn't say howdy Mo. He didn't say he said Abdul Rasul Allah
Subhana Allah z.
So Robbie Hajime, he or Abdi
how do you do this translation you are doing it you you are you are doing injury to the La hawla wala.
by translating app the server app does not server server and is somebody who served somebody else voluntarily a person applies and gets a job as a server and a server and at any point in time can leave.
The server does not belong to the person he or she is serving. The person who is being served by the servant has no responsibility for the zone other than paying him their salary and whatever perks that they had agreed upon.
But the slave That is why slavery to anyone other than like,
who does live a slave is somebody who the owner owns. The owner has the right to kill the slave without a without question if you
owner is responsible for everything to do with the slave
And the owner the slave and the welfare of the slave is a reflection on the owner
and that is why we are above the law. We are above the law I'm of the law
and inshallah you are gonna stop using these words don't just savoured say slave, Allah, you Will Smith and your word is not better than the word of Allah.
So Allah us drop us, Sierra, don't say Lord, Allah, God, like far more than
say Allah subhanho wa Taala
right. So who is up?
Now what is shinfield
is Allah subhanho wa Taala Sivak which is his his attribute is quality, whereby as I as I said, he takes he creates
creation and creation from its inception to a stage of completion and finality. In our
take us to our stage of completion, finality and perfection, which will be in genda, to clear those in the company of Muhammad Rasulullah, sallAllahu, alayhi wa sallam insha, Allah
to join anybody in that,
as the Sustainer, the maintainer, the creator of the universe, including our own lives, the bringer of good
or protector from evil, the cause of all good and evil,
the cause of illness and help the cause of hunger and and satiation.
The cause of weakness and strength, the giver of children are the one who holds them back, the giver of wealth or the one who takes it away. The Giver of the given governs the giver of
the on the on the earth and who takes away the given of the giver of life, whether it is long or short, the giver of profit or loss
is only and only Allah subhanho wa Taala
and that is why he said Padilla, Huma Malik al mulk to tell Moodle, Carmen, Tasha
Murakami, Tasha. What do I do man, Tasha Watteau, the lumen Tasha via you equals a in a Corolla, coolish a copy.
to believe this is the heat
to join anyone or anything, irrespective of what that one is and what that thing is, whether the one you join is human or other than human,
whether it is tangible or intangible, whether it is material or whether it's a concept or a theory or a belief.
All of this to join anything with Allah subhanho wa Taala as it should,
So, for example, to believe that some ritual
people do all kinds of things.
They say what for a child put a black.on his face
that because this will protect the child
they will give you some ammo
Does something hang it around the neck hang it on the you know tie it on the arm examine
some theory or system like last to feng shui
to bring good luck or bad luck you know move the bathroom and put it into the kitchen and put the kitchen to the bathroom all of this stuff and then we try to justify this our Muslim as we as
we try to justify the scientific
you will know how scientific it is when you go into your grave
that grave is very Believe me.
So all of these theories, whatever exists and whatever may get invented because this is the the the quality of work everyday is the new thing is invented.
So all of this stuff like talismans and all this
all kinds of tabbies threads, somebody walks around with a red thread on his wrist or a yellow thread around his list
all kinds of good luck charms right? Believe in stars, astrology tarot cards all that stuff. Good and bad omens no black cat across the street
so you don't worry Why did the Cat Cat cross the street because the cat wanted to cross the street simply it was chasing a mouse God knows who knows.
flags on the roof
we've got all kinds of flags or green flags and whatnot and all sorts of stuff and and symbols on those flags. We pulled on our roof and we think that this flag is going to save us lucky colors. Lucky stones were a sapphire it will do this where a Ruby will do that. It'll only give money to the to the jeweler wearing rings and bangles and all kinds of metals. Right? good days and bad days good times and bad times Gallo row, column to column.
Right, anything of this nature is shirk. If anyone believes this stuff, and dies on it, then that person will be among those who Allah subhanaw taala promised not to forgive and so therefore Illa Masha Allah, I'm not speaking on behalf of Allah. I'm only saying do what Allah said, that person will enter thereby.
We ask Allah to save us all from the hellfire. Nevada sisters, please understand, this world will end. And this world will end faster than we think. And whether this world ends or not, we will end
my time to God, Allah subhanaw taala is much closer than the time for this world to end and for the day of judgment to be established.
My time can be any time at all, including right now.
So let me live my life
as if I were to meet a lot now.
Because that may be the truth.
I ask Allah Subhana Allah, to enable us to live our lives in a way that we are ready to meet him at any time of the day or night, any time of the day, any day of the week, anywhere we are, because we rely on his mercy and His forgiveness, not because we are ready with our deeds, but because we rely on his mercy and forgiveness. And therefore what we need to do is to ensure that we believe the right thing. We collect our data, and we do our ama, because how we behave with people is to the best of our ability, that we don't hurt anybody, that we don't cause loss to anybody, that we don't lie and cheat, that we don't deceive anybody that we don't insult anybody. Let us try to live our
lives in a way to the best of our ability. Of course, we will make mistakes of course we are big, but let us not do that deliberately.
And let us continuously make is the foreign Toba and ask Allah to forgive us in sha Allah Allah was done we have complete and total faith in the mercy and forgiveness of our Abdullah delallo which is inshallah sufficient to take care of our deficiencies.
We are Carlos vantara, to be pleased with all of us and never to be displeased. We ask Allah subhanaw taala to help us in ways that we cannot imagine we ask Allah subhanaw taala to forgive our sins and to take us in a state of obedience to Him when he's pleased with us for Salahuddin Abdul Karim Allah Allah He was savage may be erotica Rama Rama but hamdulillah Arabella vino Salam Alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh