Death and Hereafter #21
Channel: Mirza Yawar Baig
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Fila Rahim Al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil Alameen
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from Nevada, my brothers and sisters, we are on the subject of death and hereafter and we are on the question of
the third question of the grave which is what do you say about this person who was sent among you and that refers to Allah He sallallahu alayhi salam
and I've been talking to you about the rights of resources and
I will refer you to a series of lectures that I have done on this it is
in Java and inshallah
those as well as the rights of Allah subhanaw taala will be published as a book insha Allah in due course.
And we come to the last of those
things about themselves.
Not the last was right, but the the last of the thing that I want to speak to you about here in this lesson on death and hereafter, which is the importance and the criticality of love and hope and Mohan but also the lives of our fellow.
I remind myself and you that the hug, the love of Allah subhana wa Taala and the love of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa ala he was I would say,
these two are unique in our lives as Muslims.
We love many things. And hamdulillah Inshallah, if we are good practicing Muslims, with taqwa, then we will love things which are good
things which are haram.
But we love anything's
The thing about that love is that no matter what we love, that love and with this life
and in many cases it ends long before this life ends.
But there is
this love to have them
the love we have and which we should have for Allah subhanho data and for his heavy and his Nabhi and his Rasool
heart Amanda we will see you then more sullied by Emma Willem via Muhammad Mustafa sallallahu alayhi wa sallam which does not end with his life, but which continues with us, in our graves and which is the
condition and reason for our forgiveness
before Allah subhanaw taala
and therefore, this is something that we need to pay great attention to.
Now, how does this love of
Allah subhanaw taala and also Eliza Selim, how does it develop
in the same way that any love for anyone or anything develops which is by being conscious of the benefit that we get from this love, by being grateful for what we receive from Allah subhanaw taala and from Rasul Allah, his
gratitude is the
We are grateful to those, we love those who we are grateful to.
And to be able to be grateful we shouldn't be conscious of what we see from them.
What do we receive from Allah subhanaw taala in short, everything, but saying everything is not enough and not only is it not enough, it's actually counterproductive because it draws our attention in generalizes the thing too much and we do not pay attention to the specifics. So instead of saying everything I would suggest that we list the things that we can and should be grateful to Allah subhanaw taala for
list them, so that we are
we are clear in our minds about this. Which Alhamdulillah Allah subhanaw taala granted us this, right
when we list then we get an idea of
benefit that we get from whatever we received from Allah subhanaw taala.
Today in these COVID times I remember two years ago, I was in a interfaith gathering, and they were talking about each one of us had to say something.
And I decided to talk about being grateful.
And this was at a time when everybody was very hearest. And they were very,
you know, people were complaining and so on and so forth. And of course, there was plenty to complain about, we were in the middle of lockouts, and you couldn't do things and people had lost their jobs and all kinds of difficulties two years ago.
So, I said to them, please take a deep breath.
So, they took a deep breath, I said, take one more,
they took one more, I said, Let us be grateful to Allah subhanaw taala that we can breathe,
because the people who are dying of COVID are dying of respiratory failure, the inability to breathe, they cannot read Alhamdulillah we can breathe. So let us be grateful for the fact that we can breathe.
So let us list what we need to be grateful to Allah subhanaw taala for
and the number one thing that we need to be grateful to Allah subhanaw taala for even more than breathing is Ema
is guidance to Islam.
Because with guidance to Islam in sha Allah, we can look forward to the forgiveness of Allah subhanho wa Taala and Jana, which is eternal, goodness, eternal bliss, eternal comfort.
Without the guidance to Islam, we could have been the wealthiest the most powerful
people on the face of the earth. But when we died, all our wealth and power will be left behind. And we will be looking at the fire of Johanna.
So the thing that we need to be most grateful dollars for over and above everything and everyone else is guidance is Ima is Islam.
And this guidance came to us through Mohamed Mustafa sallallahu alayhi wa aalihi wa sahbihi wa salam.
This is not just my claim, this is what Allah subhanaw taala claimed lots of $100 announced and Allah subhanaw taala declared where he said I will be live in a shaytani R rajim Bismillah R Rahman r Rahim Lacan Allahu naka de mon Allahu Allah Mina is Baba Sufi him rasool Allah Meenan fusi him you have to rally him it was like him where you are living will Kitab or haga when God woman called Lulu Fievel Ali movie Allah subhanho wa Taala said Verily and Truly, Allah subhanho wa Taala has blessed has given a Nirma locka de mon Allahu Allah we need.
Truly Allah subhanho wa Taala has granted the believers a great blessing.
And that is that he caused to be raised from among themselves his Rasool his messenger Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam
to recite to them, the Ayat of Allah, to purify them internally and externally, to teach them the Kitab of Allah, and to teach them on hikma, which is wisdom of wishes refers to how to implement what they learn and what has been ordered in the Gita Mikala.
Now, I'm not going to go into the details of all of these four things. I have done that before in other places and Hamdulillah we will continue to do that. But in this case,
what I want to emphasize is that Allah subhanho wa Taala is talking about his grade nehama And that way it never is Muhammad Mustafa sallallahu alayhi wa leaves himself and why is he the great now because through him, we got guidance as I told you the greatest blessing of Allah subhanaw taala and Islam is guidance to him Gela the law when this guidance did not come to you and me directly from somewhere it came to us through Muhammad Rasul Allah He sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and therefore, we are grateful to Allah subhanho wa taala. And we consider Muhammad sallallahu alayhi salam, as the Greatest Name of Allah subhanaw taala and therefore we love Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam
over and above anyone and anything else in this world, because he is the means through which we will inch
gave Allah subhanaw taala forgiveness and Jonathan for those we ask Allah subhanaw taala for genital for those without his app, we ask Allah subhanaw taala for the company of Rasul Allah Azza wa sallam to be at his feet and sitting at his feet in Jonathan for those and listening to the 11th on the Quran, through in his beautiful voice, because he is the one who received the kalam of Allah subhanaw taala. Now brothers sisters,
this is the meaning of the hub of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi salam and this is so critically important because without that, we will be
misguided and we will not have the ability to stand before Allah subhana Hutan
my brothers sisters to love Allah Allah to love Rasulillah Salam is not only a part of Eman, but a conditional requirement of it. Without the lovers Rosa Selim we cannot call ourselves Muslims. Because Allah subhanaw taala defined Muslims as those who love Rasul Allah, he's Allah, Allah even more than they love themselves. Allah Samantha mentioned this with respect to the Companions, the beautiful Sahaba of masala salah, but this
should apply to us also others around them and maybe you I will I will mean I mean unfussy him was why you homage to Omaha to whom in Surah Zavala said there are Sol alayhi salam, no prophet Sallallahu Sallam is closer to the believer than their own selves. And W O Allah will mean I mean unfussy
and his wives are their mothers. And this refers to the wives as a seller who are the Mahato Momineen. They are the Mothers of the Believers. Now, the point here is that Allah Subhana Allah is saying that for the Sahaba for the believers,
Mohamed Salah is more important than then themselves. We have the beautiful story of Amara Nakata Vilano
where he was along with other Sahaba he was with rasa as a seller, and also as an asylum was holding his hand.
So, Mr. Catalano, obviously you know, he's holding the hand of the province.
And his love for the DVLA salaam was so much. And when he when nobody was holding his hand, he felt it even more. So he said Yasser Allah salAllahu Alaihe Salam, I love you over and above anyone and anything else, except myself.
This is the
nature of Armineh fatahna the lungs of Allah this is something that, you know, every time I read about one of their fatawa Delano, I am struck by the fact of his complete and total honesty,
total integrity, right. There's absolute innocence in the way that photogra Delano
the approached, you know, anything, if he was characterized and his his nature was based on truth.
There was no hypocrisy in him. There was no
there was no you know, acting in him. He didn't try to show or be a different from what he was complete and total honesty to see the statement. He says yes, Allah I love you more than anyone or anything else except myself. Now, what are the what are the need to accept myself? I love him more than anybody else this is understood. Now except myself, of course people love I mean, at the end of the day,
think about design. Remember, you know, many years ago, there was a fire in a villa in during the, during the time of Hajj. There was a very big fire and lot of people lost their lives. And one of our friends, they said to us, they said we saw sight which I hope I never see my mullet but imprinted in my mind, I will take it to my grave.
He said we saw this man pushing his old mother in a wheelchair and trying to get away from this fight. Right now the the, the old lady was she was heavy. The wheelchair was a wheelchair.
Not particularly, you know, mobile. And in MENA, they're going through and there is sand and you know, it's not
sorted that the surface of the ground is not
even and the wheelchair cannot move. And he got stuck.
His man got stuck. And he tried his best he tried to push
and so on and so forth. And eventually he left her there and he ran away.
Now, think about this, may Allah protect us and melasma to save us from such situations.
This is a this is a description of the, literally the devil does not wear Allah's wrath and told us what to do, that people will run away, they will run away from their own parents, they will run away from their own children, they will refuse to recognize those who they love in this life.
Right, such kind of terrible stress.
And his man ran away. Now it's it's not please don't criticize because we don't know what we would do. In that situation. We only ask Allah subhanaw taala to save us, and not put us in such a situation.
The reason I'm saying this is because this is the nature of the human being.
That he loves himself more than he loves anybody else. So does the man love his mother? Yes, he brought her watch. He was taking her around in a wheelchair, we don't know until that particular moment how he served.
Right. And if that incident had not had not happened, you would have praised this man and Setswana Allah, you know, what a wonderful son, I hope I have a son like that, who in my old age will help me and
serve me in the way the son is serving his mother. Because he's there with his dicking around, he's doing things and so on and so forth. And then this incident happens,
which puts this man now in a situation of saving his own life, or perhaps perishing with his mother. Because he probably could not save his mother anyway.
Irrespective. So it was not a question of saying, saving his life or his mother's life. It was a question of say, saving his life or losing both lives.
And he did whatever he did in May, Allah subhanaw taala forgive him for that. But the point I'm making is that this is a very natural human thing that we love ourselves more than anybody else. So if I say to somebody, I love you more than anybody else. I don't have to say more than anybody else except myself. But this was the nature of our law or the law.
He spoke the truth, Absolute Truth without any frills on it.
So easy Yeah, to sort of Allah summarize enough, I love you more than anyone and anything in the world except myself.
To him, yeah, what?
Your email is not complete. He said by the one in whose hand is the life of Muhammad.
Your image is not complete, until you love me more than you love anyone or anything else, including yourself.
on top of that, I really not make excuses. He did not say oh, no, no, no. Yes. Well, I really, you know, you misunderstood me. I didn't mean that. That's what actually meant it when I said except myself, I don't take it literally. He didn't say any of that.
He did not say any of that. This is again, the nature of American photography, the law of absolute truthfulness.
You he just remained silent.
And then after a little while, he said, Yasser Allah, Allah Salam. Now I love you more than anyone, anything else, including myself.
What I understand from this is that said in our Hatha mandala who worked on his heart,
and he brought his heart to that to that layer, that level and that state. Unfortunately today we are so divorced and so distanced from our inner selves. That the whole concept of going inside your heart, seeing what is in your heart, working on your heart, is itself foreign to us.
Take the statement for example of On a sidenote take the statement for example, of Ibrahim alayhis salam to His binary Salaam is a little giant, Allah subhanaw taala as a result of Safa. When he was old enough to walk,
his father said to him in the US bahagia.
In the era of Humana,
in the US bulk,
he said I have seen in my dream that I am slaughtering you, meaning sacrificing you to Allah subhana wa
fondle mother, there is a look. What do you see? Look where
it means look in your heart. What do you see
that he's not asking what is your opinion is saying what do you see VA funds?
How does Congress as a hearing gravity CERAM was 90 plus years old?
Are you seeing his son for the first time literally, because the previous time when he saw his son, his son was an infant and he left his son and his mother in the valley
and went away when he came back, this is this is a situation that is a story
and as I replace that inshallah do what you have been commanded to do and inshallah you will find me among the sovereign among people who are patients.
So, therefore, I find myself when you let us work on our hearts, let us be conscious of our hearts
make our hearts pure.
So, in this particular case, the Bramalea Sarah
said an hour and a half hour they
did that and he said jasola I love you more than I love
anyone including myself as soon as
you said now,
now, the more firstly the the more hands on they have said that now could mean one of two things. One, it could be as a
as an acceleration to say, only now, you understand this or it could mean that now you're the man is complete, wala Allah.
The point being, that the love for Mouser Selim is a condition of Eman.
My brother sisters, this is not some kind of an ego trip. For example, think about this now.
If somebody other than Amazon seller had said that you have to love me more than you know anybody else you might say, well, you know, what kind of a statement is this? But with a solar cell. This was this is the condition of Eman It's a condition of faith.
Because unless you love the province of Salem, how can you love what he brought and if you do not love what he brought that hour you will Muslim How am I Muslim
and that's the reason why a lot of aloe vera did not even leave this at a level where this is a recommendation or this is understood or anything Allah declared and Allah subhanaw taala promised punishment for the one who doesn't do it.
But I'm not going to let counter out and listed eight things. Eight things which are halal, eight things which are recommended eight things which Allah subhanaw taala among them are things which Allah subhanaw taala
not just recommended but must
reward the person who loves them and who
who cherishes and sells them. Yet, when it comes to loving Allah subhanho wa Taala loving Rasul Allah Azza wa sallam Allah subhanaw taala Combined, these two are loving Allah and in the midst of Salah and loving, striving and struggling in the bath of Allah Subhana
Allah subhanaw taala said If you love those eight things more than you love these three, which is the love of Allah, the Lord was was a Salah and the love of striving in the path of Allah. And I said what a rhombus who had to love me and I said go, Allah discarded those people I said go and wait for the help of the AMA. The
judgment of Allah the punishment of insulin, Toba was around a data set called in Ghana about whatever now why why was why why Sheila Well, I'm working on it turn off the water or try to duck Shona Casa Mombasa Kenya I have balay comin Allah He won a Sunni he would you have infeasibility for the rhombus, who the Allah will be Emery wala hula Yeah, Dil como el fassihi. Allah's around doesn't say to them over Amazon, send love if you love your parents, or your children, or your siblings, your brothers and sisters, or your spouse's or your extended families and tribes, or the wealth that you have accumulated or the trade in which you fear a decline or the homes and the houses that we
that you build and you take delight in you watch it and look at it and you say oh mashallah, what a lovely house I have.
If you love all of these things, more than you love Allah and His Messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and struggling and fighting in the Battle of Allah subhanho wa Taala didn't go and wait for the punishment of almost ran out and it will descend on to
another sister lady, when was it when you at Allah when Allah Allah had the law common fast clean Allah will not guide the rebellious people as promised not to guide
others to remind myself when you
that love requires
that it should be expressed
And the way to express love is through emulation
is through imitation. we emulate those we love, we emulate those we look up to emulate our own models. We emulate the icons in our life. We like to look like walk like talk, like behave like those we respect and admire and love.
And we would like to be associated with them. We love it when somebody else watches us and is reminded of the original. The emulator loves it, when the observer
sees the original in the emulation.
The Observer does not even know who the emulator is.
He knows who he is emulating.
And the emulator is delighted with that.
The emulator is not offended, that he or she is not recognized. They're very happy that instead of recognizing them, the observer is recognizing the origin of the one that they are emulating.
And even myself, I knew that no matter what you do in this world, you are going to be emulating somebody either consciously or unconsciously. As a Muslim why not? Emulate Muhammad Sal Sal.
Think about is just a question of appearance.
As soon as the Selim ordered the men to trim their mustaches and to grow their beards.
below the story of the king of Persia, who sent a command to the to his
subordinate, the king of Yemen, and the king of Yemen sent to soldiers to arrest. Now we learn as soon as our Salah and bring him to worship.
The soldiers came to Medina, they had big mustaches,
and their cheeks and chin were shaved.
As I expressed his dislike for that appearance,
big mustaches, and chin, and cheeks shaped.
And he said, Who asked you?
And why do you have this appearance?
They said, our love, love this appearance. They use that word rub meaning rod,
in a worldly sense. So like Santa past is blessed hand over his best face and beard like this. And he said, My Rob loves disappearance.
And he's Eliza, that ordered the sahaba. He said, trim your mustaches and grow your beards and leave your beard. Not go live your beard, trim the mustache and leave the beard.
My brothers sisters think about this. Today you shave your beard because you want to emulate somebody put this into your head
that to be within quotes clean shaven there's nothing clean about a Muslim shaving his face.
Because every every day, you are
beginning your day
with removing the sign of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi salam from your face.
What kind of clean cleanliness is that? How exactly
imagine now, leave all this aside.
Give all your fashion consciousness and whatnot and you've convinced yourself somehow that the appearance without a beard is better.
Leave all that aside.
Think about the time because we are talking about death in hereafter. Think about the time when you're going to be lying in your grave.
I'm going to be lying in my grave.
And the McCullough here, the angels are going to ask me they will ask you what do you say about the man who was sent among you which is Mohammed Salah
and Isaiah and you say
he was Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam the Rasul of Allah and I followed him
and the angels are looking at your face, which is shaped
what are they willing to say?
May Allah protect us from the time when the angels will if the angels say you are a liar, because if you followed Mohamed Salah Salem, how is it that you disobeyed Him when you shave your face? How is it that you do not look like Muhammad sallallahu alayhi salam when your rep told you to look like Muhammad Hassan has not had Kerala gouvia So the lady who swore to Hassan
for you the best example is the life of Hamba
line is, what is the best in which way in every single way?
Do we want to lie in our graves and then realize
of the beard.
This is not about facial hair.
This is about
the love of Amazon seller, the respect of Amazon Seller by trying to look like him and so Allah, this is the only thing where we have to make no effort.
Just leave it alone. It will grow by itself.
Whatever it goes to some exam have more some have less make doesn't matter. Leave it alone.
Stop shaving your faces. Stop shaving your beards.
Leave it alone. Trim your mustache mustaches. Don't shave their premium mustaches don't grow the big ones. No premium was touching and grow your beards. Leave your beards alone.
Do yourself a favor minimum simple thing that when you are lying in your grave, the angels will look at your face and say this is the Muhammad Ali. This is the one who followed masala Salah His face looks like the face of Muhammad Mustafa sallallahu alayhi salam, maybe that is the means of our deliverance of the devil. Believe me all the stuff that we have got into our minds all the conditioning we have got then the shaved faces is looks better and and is more within what's modern and more. I don't know what right
all of this is false.
I wish this for you that you do not discover that when you are in your belief.
May Allah guide us to do that which is pleasing to Him and which is a means of deliverance for us when we meet him.
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