Channel: Mirza Yawar Baig
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Bismillah R Rahman r Rahim Al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil Alameen wa Salatu was Salam ala Shafi Lumbee even more saline.
Muhammad Rasul Allah is Allah Allah Allah He right he was he was seldom does live on cathedral cathedral.
Let us look at the questions from above. Let us look at the questions of the gray my brother and sister The first of them is Mandarin book.
Please notice the grammar of the question. mundra book who is your singular first person? The question is not asking for information. He's asking about a relationship. My relationship with Mayra try to wrap your mind around this. The first question in the grave is about Mara Allah.
The answer is also given in the same form Rob be Allah
not Ramune Allah. Myra, not our not the rubber of all that exists? Rubber Allah me know, all of that is true. But that is not what we will be asked and that is not the right answer. The right answer is my era be Allah. My rub is Allah again and answer, which is not about information, but about a relationship, my relationship with my Arab jelajah.
So how will we answer about a relationship that does not exist?
How will we answer about a relationship that we don't care about?
If we get about it?
What's the evidence? What's the proof?
And if we do not like the current situation, what is the plan? To change that before we have to answer the question, which will have rather permanent consequences?
Let me take you to another item of the Quran where Allah subhanaw taala said, Well ladies Allah azza wa jal out of love easy to do.
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Allah subhanaw taala della della who speaking about Himself and His glory and majesty said he, it is Who created the heavens and the earth in six days.
And days are not our ready for our days days is whatever it means in the realm of Allah subhanaw taala. And then his star rose over the Throne in a manner that suits his majesty and grace. He knows what goes into the earth and what comes out from it. He knows what descends from the heavens and what ascends unto the heavens.
And he is with you, wherever you may be one who am I? Who am I going to
and Allah is the all seer of what you do.
Well, Allah, we have our Dharma Luna Vasil, do action.
Allah is the all seer of what you do. Now, first of all, reflect on the glory and majesty of the address. And then notice that the one to whom all glory and majesty belongs, is saying that he Suhana who were there, Allah is with us, not nearby, but with wherever we might be. And he sees whatever we do.
Let's reflect on what this does to us. What it should do to anyone who reflects is two things.
It should produce a huge feeling of contentment and thankfulness that Allah subhanaw taala is with me wherever I am. And it should take away all my anxieties and fears. So this is the first one, a whole sense of contentment, and a whole sense of no anxiety, no fear, Alhamdulillah my alarm is with me, wherever I might be, outranks, if Allah Subhana Allah that is, I'm with you.
And he and he did that here. It means I will help you because Allah Azza does not with us, as a silent spectator, or as you know, in some sort of inert way know a lot about the Vive wiki when I'm with you is what? Like, for example, if you say to somebody, go ahead, I'm with you.
Take that decision. I'm with you. What does it mean? Does it mean well, I'm going to watch you take the decision. I'm going to watch you fall into the hole.
I'm going to watch you destroy yourself. No.
With your winning I will help you I will hold you and I will do whatever is required to ensure that you succeed
my brothers and sisters
being with you means to help and to stand by and to protect and to sustain and to provide.
So, this knowledge should produce a huge feeling of contentment and thankfulness and satisfaction.
And the second part is this knowledge is inshallah proof and evidence against sin.
Because it would make me ashamed and afraid to commit any sale or to disobey Allah subhanaw taala anyway, when I know that he is with me, not near me, but with me, he's seeing all that I'm doing, especially when I claim to believe that one day I will stand before Him and be called to account be caught off guard by the one who was with me and was watching now how can I escape
if I was doing something wrong
if I was signing a agreement to borrow money on interest, knowing that Allah Jalla Jalla who declared war on the one who does that
and I become aware that while I'm signing this
which will put me in the list of the people who are the enemies of Allah because they have accepted the declaration of war from Allah
I'm aware that my lab is here with me and he's watching me doing this. And one day I will be called to account before even I will stand on my Robin say what did you do? What am I going to say? yella? No, no, but you see I was being forced that somebody was holding a gun to my head.
I'm listening to something or am I eating something? Or I'm or doubtful I'm watching something around?
How will we answer it? Or how will we answer
you know, at least in our cultures.
Smoking is haram
and it's completely stupid. I always tell people
smoking is one of the major major if not the number one reason for lung cancer. So I tell people don't buy cancer cancer is free.
So that aspect of it is different. But in our culture, at least when I was growing up,
if you smoked, then you and we had a wall or something and quietly you know you took a few puffs.
If you are in your house and your parents will that you will not light a cigarette in front of your parents even if your father smokes. Even if your mother's will you will not light a cigarette in front of your parents out of respect for them.
Because you know it is wrong. Why else would you not light a cigarette you will you will pray before them. You will not hesitate to pray before them. So why do you hesitate to light a cigarette before them if you review if you really think that cigarette smoking is fine. Now let me ask you this question.
Do you know it is not fine, you're still doing it. Now. Tara law alongside Allah subhanho data is beyond and over and above any examples that we do not I'm not comparing Allah subhanaw taala to our parent, but I'm saying that when we have this much of awareness when my parents are here, this is standing sitting in front of me standing in front of me and how can I do something? How can I smoke a cigarette? How can I use profanity are going to use bad language? How can I do something which was which will be disagreeable to them which will be which means something that hurts them something that they dislike something which angers them? How can I do that? This is the thought in the heart
of anyone with any read I mean bill could be right at that okay, give her another review.
If you're completely and we have no here or no shame, then there's a different matter but if you have any shame any zero, then this thought will be will be overwhelming and you know superimposed on your consciousness to say that I cannot do something before my elders which they dislike.
Now they don't do I'm not comparing Allah Allah to them but my point is how then can I do it before Allah subhanho wa Taala
when I claim to believe in Allah, when I claim to be a believer and Lila heilala When I claim to believe that one day I will stand before Allah subhanaw taala
yet I will disobey Allah. Openly blatantly.
How does that work?
You get the one I'm saying.
So, two major benefits of the awareness. My brothers sisters think about this this is this this was a very sad and very tragic situation that we have converted a deal which is based on an Amazon deal which is based on action a deal which is based on the manifestation and the proof of the belief in action we have converted that into a deed of words
then of words take the Quran itself we are folk super focused on that we must be pronounced correctly must the landmark must sound beautiful if you write the Quran must be written in this script or that script or school config script or whatnot.
Whenever residing our my resetting house or worse
when I'm studying the Quran, then you know the meaning of the words.
now, I'm not against any of this all of these are required all of these are good Alhamdulillah
but what is the purpose of the loser of the Quran
in the Quran come to be written in a beautiful classic a calligraphic style and the the book itself you know illuminated with pictures and not pictures meaning not haram picture but obviously, with you know, flowers and this and that and so on, did it come for this purpose?
Did it come to be beautifully recited only I mean only these things or is the actual purpose of the Quran
to be lived by.
We live by I
think about a map
the days of the of the maps that we in this country was to drive using maps.
So say for example, you have this beautiful, beautiful, absolutely classic work of art.
And this beautiful map, you love it and you will look at it everyday and you will memorize this map if somebody asks you to draw this map from memory, you can do that.
And now you're driving
and you are hopelessly lost.
Hopeless you know you're going around in circles. And somebody says to my brother, the map is there on the on your seat right on the next seat.
Why don't you look at the map?
No, no, no, no see, that's a very beautiful map. It's a classical map modulator. It is a work of art.
In the hollow Lakota level you are insane.
That work of art is worthless unless you use it for the purpose that it was created for which is not for you to use it as decoration not for you to appreciate its its artistic value, but for you to follow that map to reach your destination and not get lost hopelessly someplace.
That is the purpose of the map.
The purpose of the Quran Allah Kareem is to guide us in this life so that we can reach our destination which is Jana.
Anybody got a problem with it?
You don't want to go to jail.
And if you want to go to Jana, you got somewhere other than the Quran
other than the Sunnah of Rasulullah sallallahu.
This is the meaning whoa Mark Wayna mark on to me is with you wherever you are means the focus on what pleases Him Gela general
if what pleases Him also pleases others which will which will be the case if those others are obedient to Allah subhanaw taala if they love alive their relationship with Allah then what pleases them and what pleases Allah will not be two different things.
But in the in case we come across somebody who
does or says something
and wants you to do something with displeases Allah and if you have to choose between Allah subhana wa daluz pleasure and the pleasure of this other person in a spective of who that person may be, irrespective
then what do you do? You disobey that person and you obey Allah?
What is the value for this? Allah subhanaw taala told us to honor our parents, Allah Rhonda says do not even say off to them. Lower the wing of kindness to them.
Honor them, respect them, be good to them, obey them, accept
Except if they ask you to join partners with Allah meaning if they ask you to do something which Allah has disapproved of
joining partners is not only towards you is to go and share in terms of your brother.
Joining partners also is to do something which Allah subhanaw taala prohibited, but you are doing it. Allah Subhana Allah Khalid Sheikh,
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and as well as the Yamaha celebrando to work on Glasser Have you not seen the one who has taken his desire as his ILA. So, if somebody is worshiping other than Allah has taken something else as his ILA. Then it is not
yours you can cover
his worshipping into the water the mean worshiping the desire means what
would a bottle bottle of Johnnie Walker and makes no
worshiping desire means to follow the desire instead of following the outcome of Allah Subhana
Allah Samantha says do not borrow on interest you borrow an interest because you're following your design.
Unless says do not drink and drink alcohol you're drinking alcohol because you're following it is Allah said do not gamble. You go and gamble and you bet better horses and dogs and whatnot because of your desire. Allah said do not commit Zira but you come into Silla because of your desire Allah Samantha said Don't lie, don't cheat, don't deceive, don't eat haram. We do all of those things because of our design decision.
I'm not making the fatwa This is the items we'll have to work on.
And also in other places, not twice this, this this message has been given.
Wallmark Omega NMR quantum this sense of the Presence of Allah in our lives and with us the whole time is the shield against this. It protects us from disobeying Allah subhanaw taala
and obeying somebody who is promoting the disobedience of Allah Subhana Allah.
So now the question that I want to ask myself with you is, am I conscious of this Presence of Allah with me wherever I may be?
Allah America says I'm with you. But are we aware of that?
This is a sense of awareness with your soul as a result of explain in Hadith Jibreel, when he defined Ali Hassan
that definition, and that will Allah Garner Katara, for Atlanta, Kuntala. And now we are right,
to worship Allah as if you can see him and it and though you cannot see him know that he sees you. This is the definition that describes the result of being aware of Allah, wherever we might be.
As always, resources will give the example of Santa as it is the head of the matter, and representative of the life of the Muslim but as we know, the example and an illustration extends to every aspect of the life of Muslim.
Salah represents the Muslims life, his attitude is connection with his love and his response toward the world. And it demands when they conflict with his job.
And what he ordered, it demands that the rub our rugby obey it and not the thing. So and that would allow her to worship Allah as if you can see him
to do business, as if you are as if you are seeing Allah
to deal with people as if you are seeing Allah and so on and so on. And though you cannot see Allah physically know that Allah is Seeing you. So when I'm studying in Salah, do I have this awareness my Rob is watching me
when I'm shifting and moving and combing my beard and
adjusting my water. My Rob is watching me when I'm talking to my wife talking to my husband talking to my children talking to my employer, employee, whoever my Rob is watching me.
He is there with me. He's watching me
when I'm eating doubtful stuff my right is watching me
when I'm dealing in interest when I'm drinking alcohol when I'm gambling when I'm lying and cheating and backbiting and slandering, as well as on my IRA is watching me when I'm doing the opposite of all is when I'm inviting people to the in when I'm inviting people to goodness when I'm inviting people to do what is right.
Myra was watching me
who is a better witness that Allah subhanaw taala himself before whom we will be presented on the Day of Judgment, that sense of awareness
is what is desired and this is what is the meaning of our work why not
take the take the salah What a beautiful example and if you think about this, how beautifully it reflects and should reflect our life. It begins with the with the Harima
which shuts out the whole world, when the Muslim dedicates himself to obeying Allah Subhana
Allah Akbar, the whole world is thrown by Allah Akbar.
Allah is the Greatest.
My job is not the greatest.
The government is not the greatest. My husband or wife is not the greatest my children not the greatest. My employer employee, not the greatest
COVID-19 not the greatest.
not the greatest.
Allah subhana wa Tada is the greatest
is that is where the Muslim dedicates himself to obeying Islam.
This Allah Akbar, contains the glorifying of Israel, affirming his relationship with Israel
as the only one worthy of worship and being asked
accepting and remembering the slaves returned to his lab on the Day of Judgment.
It contains dua for guidance Toba from all disobedience and misguidance and submitting to him geladeira low in schedules.
And it end was salam sending peace and safety on the entire world.
There's the situation of the one who is aware that Allah is with him 24/7
Imagine the state and the situation of the Muslim who dedicates himself to obeying Allah subhanaw taala without question or resistance, and the person is aware of his gender Gela whose presence at all times and who is a source of peace and safety for the whole world?
How would such a be such a how words as a person be viewed by the world?
Let us ask, how we can change our current situation and build a relationship with Allah. Such that we are conscious of his be of his being with us always. Wherever we may be.
There are freezing things to do to build a relationship with Allah subhanaw taala we're not only will we love Allah, but even more importantly, Allah will love us.
The three things are I will list them and inshallah we will do what we can in this class, otherwise the man next class sugar, which is thankful so let's monitor to it that of Allah and His messenger service, obedience to Allah and obedience to resources. And third, is it diva of the Sunnah of Rasulullah sallallahu emulation of the way of
sugar is a factor of awareness, to be truly grateful. And to express that gratitude you need to be aware of and appreciate the thing that you received and be aware of and no hole you received it from.
Then you can feel the appreciation and show it to the one who gave you that gift. Let us ask ourselves, What have I received from Allah.
And then thank Allah subhanho wa Taala for that.
Look around you at others. Human beings like us who live lives, straight out our nightmares. Yet despite
human beings like us, who are bereaved who have lost their families,
the parents are gone. The children have died and not just died, they'll be killed.
Human beings who are at one point in their lives well and prosperous and suddenly overnight, they will refuse reduced to being refugees, their own land.
Human beings who have been maimed and were beings who have been made sick mentally and physically because of the conditions that they have been facing, yet they smile.
Go live for one night in one of their hearts
on the edge of an open sewer
and try to sleep and dream to the tune
buzzing mosquitoes while breathing the stench of fresh sewage. I'm describing for you,
the financial capital of India, Mumbai
in the biggest slum on the face of the earth, called Harvey.
Around the feet
home or house
of one of the two richest men in India
a building that cost him $2 billion to build
it comes out arises out of the greatest slum in India.
It's a classic example of the complete absence of conscious conscious
consciousness and consciousness.
complete absence of conscience and consciousness
so do that, go there and sleep in one of the huts on the edge of the sewer.
See how well you can see
mosquitoes buzzing and you can be you can guarantee that you will get the choices between malaria and dengue
and probably chicken guna
maybe you get all three
smell the fresh switch, and do it and sour is both fun.
And no mosquito creams and no deodorants, nothing because they don't use it. And you are trying to live their lives. Remember
not day after day, without a single way of hope. That is their reality.
But just for one night, not even 24 hours just for eight hours.
People like me and you we think that we understand poverty.
Poverty is not the name of lack of material wealth.
Poverty is the name of lack of hope.
and suicide well if you get sick when you are the man if you go to the best hospitals, they don't have the money.
They just die.
Mexico Mexico, sir hamdulillah Al Hamdulillah Hamdulillah I am not in that situation.
Thank Allah so rather than Stop moaning and groaning and whining about your so called ridiculous problems.
Remember that your problems are somebody else's dreams. Just like you're just like their realities or your nightmares.
Anyone wants to exchange
remember a thank Allah subhanaw taala for there is nobody who deserves this more than him Gela general who made vicar bring Allah subhanaw taala into your conversation there at home and in your gatherings.
Be concerned about and show concern for what pleases Allah subhanaw taala and what doesn't ask this question Does this please Allah? What will Allah say about this? Make a list of all that you have received from Allah subhanho wa Taala write it down physically paper and pen.
Keep it in front of you when you are praying to Agile keep it by your side and one by one in the Agile tank Allah subhanaw taala for this
make that is forgive yourself and use it to thank Allah subhanho wa Taala gelatin and then see the baraka of his no jelajah no in your lives insha Allah
Allah subhanaw taala said about dhikr Falguni as CoCo was cruelly wallet for therefore remember me and my liquor I will remember you and be grateful to me and never be ungrateful
I was just
more or less Inshallah, in the next class. But for now, I want you to think about this and say, what is it that I'm doing?
To thank Allah subhanaw taala for what he gave me
Believe me, we did not ask
Some of the best things we have some of the things that we are so proud of,
are things that Allah Allah gave us purely and purely from his grace and mercy.
We did not ask for it. We did not know it was going to come. But 100 Allah, Allah Allah Allah, Allah Allah Allah Who gave it to us.
So let us thank Allah subhanaw taala consciously and let us build our relationship with Him.
Because that is the only relationship which will benefit us
every relationship and with death
except our relationship with Allah subhanaw taala and because that came through resource Salah our relationship with our sources, these are the only two which exists which will go with us in our our into the alarm buzzer and then on the day of judgment and inshallah we ask Allah which
was Allah Allah Allah Allah will carry while Ali he was I made may be able to go