Mirza Yawar Baig – Focus on the Fundamentals Part 3

Mirza Yawar Baig
AI: Summary © The importance of learning Islam in depth and finding a master in the field is emphasized, along with the need for thorough practice and personal development. The speakers also touch on the cultural and political significance of Islam and the importance of progress and success in life. Investors are encouraged to measure success in businesses and not just measure it by metrics, as it is important for individuals to define their goals. The speakers also mention a program called Shark Tank and emphasize the importance of not being misled and staying on the right path.
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this video I have on my little Hiva hamdu, lillahi rabbil, Alameen, WA sallahu wa salam ala shuffelin beaver mousseline, Muhammad Rasul, Allah is Allah Haile you Allah Allah He was over the seller doesn't even go here and Kathina from Morocco, this is the third lecture in the series called funding fun focus on the fundamentals.

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My brothers and sisters, I want to remind you of myself that Islam is a belief system. You enter Islam by believing and declaring that belief

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is equal to symbol to leave Islam. That is why it is essential to ensure that we never say or do anything that contradicts or denies our belief. That is why knowledge is important. And it begins with fundamentals, which is why systematically

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the systematic study of Islam is so important.

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Learning Islam is not about randomly reading this book or that including the Quran, but about studying the soul the principles of Deen. And then they also have whichever discipline on Dean you are studying, before touching any of the books. So the tafsir also refer also Hadith and so on.

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Only then can one expect to understand Islam in any depth. Needless to say, a thorough knowledge of classical Arabic is critical to understanding the texts that no translation in any language can do justice to.

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Then, like in any practice, be it martial arts or medicine or flying a plane. It is leaving Islam under the supervision of a teacher, which is the foundation of our knowledge.

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True Knowledge comes only and only from practice, not from reading theory. Anyone who tree who truly wants to learn Islam in depth must go the whole way, starting with becoming proficient in Arabic at a native speaker level, and then seeking teachers to learn and practice under until he or she is certified as being competent to teach or give their opinion on matters. This is the federal system of ijazah on which our modern day university education globally, and the awarding of degrees is based. It is taken from Islamic scholarly tradition.

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Let's do the matter of entering or leaving Islam. With a simple example. Salah is a fundamental principle and one of the five pillars of Islam.

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If someone doesn't pray,

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he or she is committing a major sin for which they will seek forgiveness. But if a person prays, but says that the prayer is not

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but optional, you can pray. If you lie even if you don't, if you don't want to pray, it's okay. If a person says that that person has left Islam, even though he may be praying himself.

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The same thing applies to

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everything that Allah subhanaw taala commanded or private. If a Muslim believes and speaks contrary to that, he or she risks leaving the form of Islam.

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It is not just a matter of opinion, if the opinion of a Muslim contradicts or denies, what Allah subhanaw taala order or his messenger Sallallahu sallam.it takes the person out of Islam.

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He will then have to repent and seek ALLAH subhanaw taala as forgiveness and re enter Islam if he likes, if he wants to. If not, and he dies, then he would have died without Islam, even if he had been doing other prescribed things. Allah Subhana Allah made it clear that selective obedience is disobedience. Allah subhanaw taala said yeah, you are Latina are no good Hello, fissile mica further what I thought of you photo t shirt on in the whole Komodo movie.

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Allah said all believers, enter Islam completely and do not follow chatons footsteps. Surely He is your sworn enemy. The idea is addressed to the believers to us who already believe showing that merely saying that we believe is not enough. belief must be demonstrated in all as

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aspects of life and not as a matter of personal choice. The word Muslim is a verb. It describes someone who is doing something, someone who has submitted to Allah subhanaw taala. Not someone who knows about Islam, no matter how much a *, for example, if someone was Dutch, not the bus driver of the judge Issa him is one who fasts who is fasting, not one who knows about fasting.

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And Musa Lee is one who is praying, not someone who knows how to pray, but does not pray himself. About selective obedience, Allah subhanaw taala declared very clearly, and for to me, no, no Eradicator we will talk for all of you but for that Jaza over a year if I lose Alec, I mean, his young Phil had the dunya by Jamelia Mati Europe, Dona Isla, Usha de la Vega One Allah who we have our feeling I'm Tara Malou.

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Do you believe in some of the Scripture and reject the rest? Is there any reward for those who do so among you, other than disgrace in this worldly life and being subjected to the harshest punishment I should build?

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On the day of judgment for Allah subhanaw taala is never unaware of what you do. This is our biggest problem today. Muslims want Islam in their choice of flavor. But Islam didn't come in different flavors. There is one Islam. The beauty of Islam is that it is universal. And the same for all people everywhere in every era.

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There is no Arab Islam or American Islam or this Islam. There is one Islam and all those who practice it are Muslim and equal before Allah subhanho wa Taala distinguished only by the extent to which they are concerned about pleasing Allah subhanho wa Taala that is by their Taqwa Allah subhanaw taala said

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in a Kurama Komenda Allah He at Kaku, kinde Allah, I leave on hobby, Allah said which means surely the most occur on the most normal of you in the sight of Allah and Allah with Allah is the most righteous among you, the most would agree among you, Allah is truly all knowing, all aware.

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We Muslims are people of action,

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we are distinguished by what we do, let us focus on that what we choose to do or not to do defines brand value and character. Sometimes you believe that we Muslims are held back from progress, because we are not allowed to take interest based loans. Let me try to address this in the only way that matters, which is in the context of the ACA. The first thing to get clear in our minds, is the meaning of progress in the meaning of success.

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And loss of our data define success, and gave us the metric to measure ourselves to see if we are successful or not. This is the only measurement metric that matters

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a lot that has that color of seeing that equal to mode. We're in to a phone that will you rock boom Yeoman PM. For lunch Zaha Zi ha and Inari. Whoa, the killer Jana forgot PFASs Well, Manhyia to dunya in LA Mata overall,

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Allah Jalla jalla wa said, every soul will taste

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everything that lives will die. And you will only receive your full reward on the Day of Judgment. Whoever is spared from the fire and admitted into Jannah will indeed triumph will indeed be successful. Whereas the life of this world is no more than the delusion of enjoyment.

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Islam takes a holistic view of life in totality, in which the period we spend on the earth is only a very small part. The majority of our life will be spent is spent in the hereafter after we die.

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And it is only on the Day of Judgment, that final success will be determined. The one who spared from the hellfire and entered into janela will be successful. This is our fundamental belief without which a person cannot be Muslim. Therefore, anything that is prescribed in Islam is with the presumption that it is good for us in this life and in the Hereafter.

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And where we are forced to choose between the two, then naturally and logically as people who believe in the hereafter

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to mean the occur, we choose that over this life, since that period is forever and permanent, whereas this life is temporary.

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So, progress is that which will help us in the hereafter and not that which may feel good in this life but destroys our health.

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Every decision a Muslim takes must therefore answer the question, is this good for the heart? If it is, the Muslim will do it. If not, he will not do it. And if he is not sure, he will not he will not do it until he can clarify to his satisfaction

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in a beautiful Hadith interior with the kala Hasulam the ID

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for the alarm Anwar

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kala Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam

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da ma your Evoca Illa Mala your ebook for in silico to ma de trois Nia nothin we're in AlkaViva rebirth.

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Has anybody or the Allahu anima,

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the grandson of Rasulillah Salam said reported that also the nicer Salam is grandfather said, Leave what makes you doubt or what does not make you doubt

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leave this uncertain for the surgeon verily, throat brings peace of mind and falsehood source doubt these are this is in tune with

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therein lies the safety for the believer, to leave the doubtful for that which is not doubtful, to leave the doubtful for the certain

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as example, a child studying for a qualifying exam,

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the person studying

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for a qualifying exam

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to get into medical school.

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Maybe tempted, may want to spend time with his friends watching soccer.

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But if he has an intelligence, he will not do that. Because though watching soccer is enjoyable. If it results in his failing in the medical college entrance exam, he would have lost his opportunity to become a doctor. Progress for this child for this person must be measured in the context of their long term goal of becoming a doctor.

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Nobody and not by whether he or she is having fun today. So also Muslims progress must be measured by the metrics of success that Allah subhanaw taala gave us

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and said,

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Hold on, I've seen that you've got to note.

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We're in number to a formula with Eurocom Yamakawa for month 00 And scenario generator for Cathars. Well Malahat to dunya Illa. Mata Allah.

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Allah subhanaw taala said every soul will taste death, and you will only receive your full reward on the Day of Judgment. Whoever is spared from the fire and is admitted into Jannah will indeed triumph will indeed be successful. Whereas the life of this work is no more than the delusion of enjoyment. Therefore, when someone says that we are being held back from progress, because we cannot take interest based loans, we must define what we mean by progress.

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And whether interest based loans are the only means of finance available to anyone who wants to make investments. It is not progress to get some benefit in life, which you will be forced to leave behind and in the process, destroy our asset. And it is not true. The loans are the only form of finance available to people who want to start a business or do some other activity.

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Anyone who does a little bit of research can discover the one of the most common and popular ways to raise funds is through venture capital, which is halal in Islam and encouraged. There are too many success stories of successful businesses started by entrepreneurs partnering with venture capitalists for me to mention here, but you can do your own research.

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I suggest you watch a program called Shark Tank,

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which is a live show about entrepreneurs pitching for venture capital to fund their startups.

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Incidentally, I've never seen a Muslim pitching for any business on this show. Of course I

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I have not watched every episode and I will be delighted to be proven wrong.

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Venture capital is halal and starting a business venture capital has many other benefits, which I won't go into here, but believe me, they are there

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to come to the command about riba about interspace dealings, Allah subhanaw taala declared revert we

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clearly and unequivocally

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unequivocally. There are many kinds of river, but the most common is where a person lends money to another or borrows money from another and gives or receives more than he lent or borrowed. And that extra is in proportion to what was lent or borrow to clarify it further is not the extra amount itself, but that it is a percentage of what was borrowed,

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which makes it interest just in addition about if it is expected, is still revolving around interest. It is not my intention to go into all the kinds of riba here but just to clarify, the most common form which we all know and that is interest on loans. So in other words, all form of interest are riba but not all forms of riba interest.

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Another important point

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to understand is that Islam prohibits the transaction itself,

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irrespective of who

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it is between whether it's between two individuals, between an individual and an organization, like a bank, between two organizations,

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or two countries or anything else. They're all haram and banned in Islam.

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There can be no doubt no doubt about this premise. Nothing has been privated as severely as interest, Allah subhanaw taala declared war on behalf of himself and his messenger Salallahu Alaihe Salam

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on anyone who deals in interest in any shape, or form.

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A loss around a data set in the famous ayat of surah baqarah Alladhina, karuna, Riva Leia who Munna Illa como como la via to Hotbird who shaytaan Aminul must the early kavieng called who in normal way by your Miss law Reba will halala will by our haram arriba fallen ninja whom are either to Mira behave

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fella whom is on Roku Illa Allah we're gonna add ever will you guys have a nerdy home fi have it do em halco Love arriba where you will be sada cod, walla walla your handbook will like affair in a theme. Yeah, are you already tabula was room IBM enough Reba in Gautam mini for a lambda via Luva then we have him in Allah you are also we're in toto vida con Russo UMWA Alikum La Paz live on our toes, on Allah's route interested in sort of Bukhara, those who consume interests with stand on judgment day like those driven to madness by shaytans touch.

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That is because they say trade is no different from interest,

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but almost ran into as permitted trading and forbidden interest. Whoever a friends from

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after having received wanting from the IRA may keep their previous gains and their cases left to Allah.

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As for those who persist, it is there who will be the residents of the fire. They will be there forever.

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Allah subhanaw taala has made interest fruitless and charity fruitful. And Allah does not like any ungrateful evildoer are believers fear Allah subhanho data and give up

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outstanding interest if you are true believers.

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If you do not,

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then beware of war with Allah and His messenger

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Allah. But if you repent, you may retain your principle

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do not do wrong and you will not be wrong.

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We can see from this idea that Allah subhanaw taala

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made it a condition of Eman.

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Allah subhanaw taala made it a condition of human itself.

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that we must not deal in rebar, which of course includes interest. What more needs to be said

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and for those who need more emphasis Allah subhanaw taala declared war on behalf of our soldiers for Salah and himself on those who refuse to give up dealing in interest.

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Java and Jabari of the alarm, Cara

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law Lana, also Llahi sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.

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Akela Riva were mo killer who were katiba who were Shah he they he Wirkkala home Saba

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Java or the Allah who said that was also salam cursed the acceptor of interest.

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And its pair, Donald pays it and the one who records that transaction and the two witnesses of that transaction and he said, they are all equal.

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Now, that is the clearest statement that anyone can ask for.

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Ask us around data for his guidance and mercy. So that when we meet him, it will be inshallah our finest day. Ask Allah Subhana Allah to be to help us to stay on the right path leading to his pleasure and not get sidetracked and misled by anyone else. Because we have the Quran and we have the teachings of Rasulullah sallallahu to guide us and there is nothing that is superior to that was Allah Allah Allah Allah? Allah Allah He was a member of the government.

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