How to connect with Allahﷻ

Mirza Yawar Baig

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hamdu Lillahi Rabbil alameen wa salatu salam ala shuffelin VA will mousseline Muhammad Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa aalihi wa sahbihi wa sallam was even considering casilla

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Amato My dear brothers, you have asked me some

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very fundamental and obviously for that reason, extremely important questions which is how do we connect with Allah subhanho wa Taala

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what happens when we connect with Allah subhanaw taala

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and how to do that

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as well as Mandela to enable me to say that which is beneficial and that which pleases intelligible and that which helps us in this dunya will occur.

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First and foremost thing I would begin by saying is that you cannot, that you cannot connect with Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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I want to begin by saying that you cannot connect with Allah subhanho wa Taala what you can do is to ask Allah subhana wa Taala to connect you with him.

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And if Allah subhanaw taala is pleased, then Allah subhanho wa Taala will enable that connection to happen.

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So, the first and foremost thing to understand and to remember is this, which is that you and I, when we want to connect with Allah subhanaw taala we are in the position of supplicants, we are beggars, we are in need.

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And this need, we cannot fulfill by ourselves.

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All we can do is to beg Allah and say, Oh Allah, please connect me with you.

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Now my deadline for this is Allah subhanaw taala said if you see the, if you read surah Allah Allah, the last I have that Allah says first job work for him.

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Allah said go into such da and come close to me, go and sudo and connect with me.

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I think about this, when I read this, I thought to myself What a strange idea this is because such the is a position of complete and total helplessness.

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You know, if you are standing if you are attacked by somebody, if you are standing, you can fight back. You are sitting you can fight back. Even if you are lying down on the ground, if you are on your back, flat on the ground, you can still fight back. As a matter of fact, if you those of you who know martial arts, you should know that in judo in karate and Aikido and so on. When you are on your back flat on your back, you're actually in a in one of the strongest positions because your arms and your legs both are available for you to use without losing your balance you can fall from a position of being flat on your back so you don't have to worry about your balance and the one

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attacking you is the one who has to be worried. Those of you who like to who know anything about wildlife for example, you will know that if you see cats fighting you know some of there are some nice videos on YouTube of leopards being attacked by lions. classic, classic enemies. If you see cats fighting, you will find that the cat which is being attacked, flips on it deliberately flips on its back and it is lying like that now with all four paws with dagger like razor sharp claws and teeth waiting for the attacker.

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The only position in which a person is completely helpless is in the position of such that

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which is why this this position is haram for anyone except

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what is the position of saga think about that what is the position of your forehead, your nose, both your hands, both your knees, both your feet are on the ground. What does that mean? It means that you cannot see you cannot even see an attack which is coming at you. So there is no hope of ever

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fighting that attack or ever beating that attack because you can't even see what is happening. You are completely and totally helpless. number one number two, when you are in that position you cannot move. I mean you can you can dry yourself but keeping your forehead and face on the ground your hands and feet on the ground you cannot even move and Alice Walker is saying first should work to

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make such

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I come close to me, how do I come close to you?

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I can't even move.

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How do I come close to you?

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And then it struck me.

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Come close to me how? Because I will bring you close to me.

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By such that when you make the sudo and you're saying, in your by your action, you are saying eyeshadow, Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah, there is no one worthy of worship except you. And in this position when you get there, Allah subhanaw taala opens the door to his connection.

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So the first thing to understand about connecting with Allah subhanho wa Taala is you cannot connect with him, it is not in your power, it is in the power of Allah Subhana Allah alone. And therefore when you want to connect with Allah subhanaw taala go into such go into such depth physically, go into such the mentally go into search the spiritually go into such that behavior,

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in my speech, in my action, in my behavior, in how I think, in how I feel, in what I do and what I don't do, I must be in a position of sajida before Allah Subhana meaning what meaning that only and only Allah subhanho wa Taala as law will prevail, everything I do will be done according to one criterion only and that criterion is does it please Allah

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and when that condition I satisfy Allah subhanaw taala is the one who promised he said first should

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be excluded. And I will draw you close. I will bring you close.

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I will call you to myself. I will open the doors, I will make it easy for you. I will open the eyes of your head and I will open the eyes of your colleagues. And that's why Allah subhanaw taala said la mala Bazar. Wala kendama kulu Latif is sudo Allah said they are not blind because they cannot see they are blind because their hearts are blind. And Allah subhanaw taala will open these doors.

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And when will that happen? When we go into a state of complete and total obedience to Allah subhanho wa Taala alone Jalla Jalla.

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The the the sweetness the reward the benefit the price of a roadie it

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is de la la

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the price of that is not Jelena, it is something which is bigger than gender, because it is connection with the creator of gender, with the owner of gender with Allah subhanho wa Taala

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the price of ammonia and that is the reason why Allah subhanaw taala to teach this lesson, Allah subhanho wa Taala did not just send anybody.

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Allah subhanaw taala sent the best of his creation, the most valuable, the most precious of his creation. Mohammed Mustafa sallallahu alayhi wa

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Allah subhanaw taala sent the one who's daraga whose position

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whose rank

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is the highest

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of all creation.

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There is nobody and nothing in creation, which is even equal to the rank of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa aalihi wa sahbihi wason

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Allah subhanho wa Taala sent him the best of them. And before him, Allah subhanho wa Taala sent whoever was in that position, which is the best of creation for that time, who are the ambia la mussalam who were the prophets of Allah.

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Allah subhanaw taala sent all of them from other Valley Salaam to Muhammad Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa aalihi wa sahbihi wa sallam all the ambia and all the Rasul Allah subhanho wa Taala came for one reason only, and that was to connect with Allah

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to teach them a look of how to connect with their family. And my

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second point

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having said that, so makes basically two points one is know that you cannot connect unless Allah wants you to connect and therefore we beg Allah to connect and the way to do that is in sudo, which means make the hedgehog farther on yourself.

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Make the Hadoop fog on yourself. Anyone who talks about knowing Allah, anyone who taught who says he wants to know Allah, Who wants to connect with Allah, and if he or she is not praying, then they are lying.

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They are lying.

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They are not serious. If you are serious about connecting with Allah subhanho wa Taala

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The first step to do is to pray.

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And what is the proof of that? Allah, Allah that Allah will even show you

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over him. Yeah,

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Lama in sanuki la colon

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Sha,

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Allah.

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Allah mo The one who is wrapped in garbage and sleeping stand up in the night stand up for the whole night are a part of the night

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of the night, three quarters of the night. Except for a small part, when you can sleep stand up in the night and pray to Allah subhanho wa Taala and brothel for Ana de de la recite the Quran in a beautiful way, in a in a way which is pleasing to Allah subhanho wa Taala because a great job is going to be given to you and what is our job to teach people to connect with Allah? How can you connect? How can you teach people to connect when you are not connected? How can you teach people how can you introduce somebody that you do not know? How can you talk about something that you do not know? You want to introduce people to Allah, know Allah yourself, you want to connect people to

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Allah, then you need to be connected to Allah yourself. This is the message of the Quran and Allah subhanaw taala said we know it is difficult. We know it is assured that he shall do what

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we know it is difficult but we also are telling you that this is the best time this is the best time to connect with Allah subhanho wa Taala and to understand his color

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and then Allah subhanaw taala praised those who do that Allah subhanaw taala said Tata Jaffa June Oh, my God.

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Why me Mara Kona, whom you pupu, viola

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Viola whom in the eye on?

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Dr. Malou Allah subhanaw taala said he praised those and he said that these are the people who get up from their sides in the night and they stand before Allah subhanho wa Taala binal Sophie Ouattara between the fear of Allah subhanho wa Taala His glory and all and majesty and between fear of is of displeasing minus punishment by AlkaViva Tamra and the hope of his forgiveness, the hope for his mercy, the hope for his forgiveness, they stand in this position. This is the classic position of the Muslim mela makers among those who stand by none of you throughout our entire lives. Allah said these are the people who stand up in the night they get up from their sides. They are comfortable in

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their beds but they don't see that they want to stand before they're up by the look of your Dharma and Allah said if they know what I have kept hidden for them. For Allah tala munaf sama, Fear Allah, min karate iron jazza ambi McCann, known as a reward for what they do, this will be the coolness of their eyes, it will make them so happy.

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So first one, know Allah subhanho wa Taala know that you cannot connect with him, beg him to help you. Number two is in and do that. By sudo. By making your entire life everything you see you hear you speak you Do you believe must be in obedience to Allah subhanho wa Taala. Second one is to

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is to stand before Allah subhana wa Taala in the night and beg Allah subhanho wa Taala and so Allah please correct

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me for this purpose. You send the best of your creation, to teach me your lives struggling.

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yada,

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yada,

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yada, you are the one except for you. Nobody can do anything, Yara please correctly.

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This is the second part to do this. And to do this in a way that pleases pleases Him.

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Three points that I mentioned as far as connecting with Allah subhanaw taala concerned first one is to remember and accept and understand that it is not in our power to do that. So we need to beg Allah subhanaw taala to connect us with him. Number one, number two is to

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make your life in sujood before Allah Subhana Allah which is, of course physical such that as well, as well as making your life completely and totally obedient to Allah.

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hautala in every respect to that is a second one, which is that I make my life totally and completely obedient.

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And the third one is the actual physical tool, which is the hatchet to prayer, the hedgerow that, as I said, make it far on yourself that there should not be a day that you do not pray the huddle. I usually recommend this as a as a maamoul, as a system, that you wake up one hour or one and a half hours before the time for Serato fudger. And then you pray to God and you read one Judo for and then you press a little further, and then you do the asker of the of the morning, this should be a regular routine of yours, every single day of your life, whether you are traveling or not traveling, whatever this this must be, it's like eating your breakfast, you know, you don't you don't miss your

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breakfast, because you're traveling, you eat breakfast, if you're traveling, you maybe eat a different breakfast in a different country, but you're still eating breakfast. So it is this should be like that your day must start with this. And this should be the method of, of starting and running your day. So it's very important to

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do that. Now, number four is not so much tools, but also things to practice. The fourth one is to look at the glory and magnificence of Allah subhana wa Tada. And continuously focus on your heart. So the number four one is I would say, focus on your heart, see what is happening to your heart. Now, this is something that seems sometimes seems alien to us because we have forgotten to do this. We have left our hearts

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completely, you know, deaf and dumb and blind for so long, that even the idea that I should connect to my heart is a foreign idea.

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I don't even I don't even understand what is the meaning of that device? Somebody says, connect your heart We sing. Yeah, that's right. But what does it mean? You know, what does it mean to connect to your heart? And that is why we need to continuously focus and keep on begging Allah keep on asking, Do I is the Tao Macaulay Ba da, da, da, da,

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da, da, da da, da is the brain of ibadah. What is the essence of Eva da is the is about itself. And that is also the reason why it is not permissible to make dua to anyone other than our last. So therefore, we continuously ask Allah, like, open my heart to myself, let me see it and so on. So check your heart. Now, how do you check your heart? What do you check for first and foremost, check your heart to see what happens when you see the glory and majesty of Allah around you.

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For example, I'm now sitting here in New England, and the it's fall time it's autumn time, leaves are changing color. And we have some of the most beautiful scenery that you can imagine, you know, all around around me as I'm talking to you. And I

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you can see the the what is called the burning bush Behind me you see that bush with completely blood red leaves, there are trees and so on around me and I am going to turn this around to show some of that to you. I hope you can see it.

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May Allah make it possible?

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See some of this

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Yeah, nice, nice. So this is only one thing I mean, this is a this is only one thing that I can show you today but the glory and majesty of Allah it is there all around all over. One of the things that gives me a lot of satisfaction is that Alhamdulillah people who have been listening to me for you know, over the years, dig deep. They have many of them, they send me pictures of beauty, beautiful things, they send me pictures of wildlife of birds, of, you know, things that they see around them. And all of these pictures are so beautiful to see and I am and this is the thing that you you know, remember you mentioned this in the speech or you mentioned this in at this time and see this. So

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beautiful it is and so on and so forth. People

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Send me that I feel very happy that Alhamdulillah I'm able to,

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I was able to show that show the heart of Allah subhanho wa Taala to people so anyway this is the thing to do therefore to look at the Ayat of Allah, the signs of Allah subhanho wa Taala

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and then also when you read the Quran and when you listen to the Koran, focus on what is it doing to my heart?

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Now again, the need for that Allah subhanaw taala said in namale Muna Lavina De Luca Allahu wa Jalla boo boom, what is that Juliet Allah He Maya to Hosea tomie mana, Wa La Robbie him yet our cologne in sunako la la la. Verily the momineen truly the believers are those who, when Allah subhanho wa Taala is mentioned before them, their hearts shiver with the glory and majesty of Allah. And when the is

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recited before them, or when they see the other signs of Allah around them, they

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these signs of Allah and these eyes of Allah, they

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see what they do they increase their demand.

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And they have belief and faith in Allah subhanho wa Taala they have.

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So this is the thing to do, which is to look around yourself and continuously and totally Connect whatever you are seeing in the creation of Allah with Allah subhana wa Taala and glorify Him and praise him and talk about his greatness. Number three continues with that is to be thankful to Allah Subhana Allah to make sugar to Allah Spano continuously Allah subhanaw taala began his column with that. Al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil aalameen after his name Bismillah al Rahman al Rahim, the second Ayat of Surah Fatiha Alhamdulillah Allah Allah mean all prayers and all thanks to Allah subhanaw taala who is the rub of the element to continuously thank Allah subhana wa thank Allah subhanho wa Taala

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for everything

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Alhamdulillah Allah Cooney had, he said all praise and all thanks to Allah in every situation in another Hades,

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how beautiful and how good is the situation of the believer that if he is in difficulty he has suffer, so Allah rewards him and if he has plenty, then he makes sugar so Allah rewards so much sugar in every situation. If you are healthy, make sugar, if you are sick, make sugar because in sickness, Allah subhanaw taala when a person is sick when a person has pain, what does a Muslim do? If he is painting is Allah

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his bag is a law. He doesn't say Tylenol. He has a headache. He doesn't say Tylenol. He doesn't know he's Allah. So Alhamdulillah maybe I did not thank Allah enough. So Allah gives me some pain to make me thank him jelajah Allah. So if you are in sickness, thank Allah because Allah said even a thorn does not prick the foot of a believer, but Allah forgives his sins. So if I have cigarettes, which Alhamdulillah Allah subhanho wa Taala now is forgiving my sins, and the sickness is taking away my sins. And if the sickness is such even if it is such that it makes you mazor May Allah protect us, I ask Allah to give you all health, perfect health until your last moment and to take you in a state

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of being fully enjoying every nehama every blessing of Allah and tagging him and to take you in that state inshallah do my job for all of you. But I'm saying that even if that does not happen, even if you are Muslim or even if you are handicapped in some way, then remember that said if a person is doing some act of goodness, every day, without any, you know, regularly, then when the person is unable to do that Allah subhanaw taala causes that act to be written into his ama, even though he has not done the act because Allah subhanaw taala says to the angels, when they come and say Allah but he did not do it. Allah says he did not do it because I gave him a sickness which prevented him

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from doing it. Otherwise he would have done it because that was his regular Mahmoud. And that is the reason also for being regular in your Salah. So for example, if you are on a regular in everything we do, so for example, if you pray every day, if you cannot pray for some reason, one day you are sick, you are something Allah subhanaw taala causes that had to be written into your Amal even though you have not read it. And remember one thing when you are praying, your Salah is being assessed based on its quality and we ask Allah subhanaw taala

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To forgive all the weaknesses in that salah and to accept it, but remember it is being assessed on the quality. But when that Salah is being written into your account by the hokum of Allah, only the perfect Salah is written, Allah does not cause the Salah to be written in the way you normally pray, Allah subhanaw taala writes the tahajjud into your account the way it should be prayed.

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So we don't ask for signal but I'm saying that Islam is this beauty, which opens our eyes where even things which people complain about even things with people's Oh my God, this happened that happened. Islam shows us that in this thing, which people complain about in this thing which people think is a problem, there is so much of mercy or blessing of Allah Subhana Allah that today we are all every the whole world is complaining about korona and I have I recorded I think many lectures and many further reminders on the blessing of Corona is that is Corona is a blessing of Allah Subhana Allah is Al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil aalameen we did not ask for it. We ask Allah to take it away. We ask

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Allah to relieve us from it. We ask Allah to protect us from it. All of that is there. But we also are aware as Muslims have the blessing of this corner of the blessing of this COVID-19 because what is the first and most important and biggest blessing? The first and most important and biggest blessing is that this thing reminded us that we are mortal. This thing reminded us that we are going to die and we will meet a lot of

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cancer should have reminded us, influenza should have reminded us every kind of disease should have reminded us traffic accidents should have reminded us every single thing should have been but we didn't we did not remember. So Allah subhanaw taala sent this thing. And so the first and foremost thing is I can die, I will die, I may die, and I will meet Allah for Muslim things of Aurora. He says Alhamdulillah because rasulillah salam said the most intelligent of you is the one who remembers his death most often. So thanks to korona even though who those who live their lives or who like to live their lives as if they will never die, have suddenly accepted the fact that no no

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no, no, no, I have to die. This is going to happen. I am going to die. So let me do something about my life. So I'll have the law. huge blessing. Second big blessing is Allah subhanho wa Taala thanks to the lockdowns Allah subhanaw taala stopped our life and gave us time to reflect and to introspect and to change our lives to make us look far and to make Toba.

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I landed here in September last year in America in Boston, and I was thinking to myself that as I was walking out of Boston Airport, if somebody had stopped me and said, yes, you know, in three months from now, there will be no planes in the sky. All the shops are going to be shut, all the factories are going to be shut, all the companies are going to be shot, you will not be able to leave your house you will have to sit inside your house, to the extent massages will be shot. All houses of prayer churches, synagogues, temples, everything will be shot, including, for example, Hajj will be shot Amara will be suspended. Only maybe just a few people who are serving the Kaaba

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and serving the Harmon jury fine, only they will be able to pray nobody will be if they had told me this I would have told him was you know what? You should stop smoking that stuff you are smoking because it is going to head something is wrong with you or you look You look like you're on marijuana or maybe some something bigger than that I would never have believed in but Allah made all this happen. Allah subhanaw taala made all this happen you and me and the whole world is witness that all of this happened. What is the biggest benefit of that? We got stopped how many of us were out there and we're there in this world, who always told ourselves you know what, I must take some

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time out. And I must reflect how many times have we heard this in the in the hot bath and in the in the lectures of differential who said take some time out of your life. Sit down reflect introspect. Make Toba, Nick, is that what we heard all of this, but we were too busy which are no No, no, can't do it. There is no time. I have no time to take out time. I'm very busy. Allah subhanaw taala stopped all that. And Allah said now sit down and reflect and think not even the masjid pray at home. But reflect and think about Allah subhanho wa Taala these are huge blessings. And this is the the the issue of attitude of gratitude, an attitude of gratitude, which is so important for us to

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have and we thank Allah subhanho wa Taala for everything that he gave us, which is which we see as blessings, and we thank him for what he gave us which we do not see as blessings. But we learn to see the blessing in that and we see al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil alameen Alhamdulillah Allah Kohli has duty as I'm talking to you, you can see

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All these leaves falling, this is autumn, as the wind is blowing, you can see leaves falling all over and this is from the odonata philosophy. So, we tank a lot

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and finally and I want to end this with that which is that we then learn to recognize the sign of being connected with Allah subhanaw taala. How do I know I am connected with Allah? How do you know

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that a light switch is on?

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Do you need to ask this question? Is the light switched on? Is that a question you need to ask? No. Because if the light is switched on, there is no darkness.

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It is not a question you need to ask. Just like that. Am I connected with Allah? If that is a question you are asking, it means you're not connected. It means that we have to continue to make the effort because Allah subhanaw taala said is I'm giving you the light from the Quran and Sunnah for everything which I am telling you I'm not telling you anything which is my opinion. Allah subhanaw taala told us Allahu Allahu la Vina Maru for yo Amina Zulu Mattila. No

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wonder the Naga for Alia omoto Yokozuna, homina nor Isla Zuma

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hula

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kalido Allah Subhana. Allah is the Wali, Allah is the Protector. Allah is the supporter Allah is the advocate Allah is the is the caretaker of the believers, and he takes them out from darkness into light Mina Zulu Mattila.

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What is darkness, darkness is fear of everything other than Allah.

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Darkness is anxiety, stress, depression, darkness is despair.

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Darkness is losing hope.

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The opposite of all that is light is known. At the lower of the neuron guidance, the more of the connection with Allah Subhana Allah, Allah will take you out Allah didn't say you will come out No, Allah will take you out. Allah will take you out Allah.

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home. He is the one who will take them out. Mira Zulu battilana.

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So, how do I know I'm connected? Look in my heart again.

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If my heart has fear, if I had a depression, if my heart has anxiety, if my heart has, has despair, that I am not connected, there is still darkness. Darkness needs to be removed. How do I remove darkness? I don't I asked Allah subhanaw taala to remove darkness because only Allah subhanaw taala can remove darkness. So I beg him and plead him and say Allah please yeah, lovely Allah, please and Allah subhanaw taala promise to do it.

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Allah subhanaw taala promise, Ronnie, as the developer who asked me I will give you

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asked me I will give you what you

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need. Finally, Kareem Wu Ji Buddha died

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yesterday Bulli? Well you may know be the Allahu Allah subhanaw taala said that the when my slave asks about me, I am close to him.

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And when he asked me I will give him let him believe in me and let him obey me. So that he may be among those who are guided and this state of being is what we know as duck. Duck Why is not fear of Allah duck Why is not fear of Allah all those translations with a fear Allah as he should be feared wrong translation. We don't fear Allah Subhana Allah, we fear displeasing Allah subhanho wa Taala because we love Allah subhanho wa Taala de la mano a shadow Allah.

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Allah did not shadow Allah, Allah.

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Allah Allah. Allah said the believers are those who love Allah subhanho wa Taala more than anyone and anything else. So what is Allah? What is the Aqua? Aqua is to fear to disobey the one that I love more than anyone and anything else?

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So the more I love Allah, the more I fear to disobey Him. And what is the reward of tequila? tequila hajjaj Allah Who is

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the one who has taqwa of Allah, Allah, Allah will extract him from his difficulties.

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Well, yeah, the zuku mean.

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And Allah will provide him from sources that he could not even imagine. Well my dog column Allah he

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and the one who was tawakkol Allah, the One who has total and complete yaqeen, Allah Subhana Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah will become sufficient for him, he will not need anybody else.

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I have

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tried to convey whatever is in my heart. I asked Allah to

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to accept this and to be pleased.

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And to help us to connect with him to enjoy the sweetness and glory of living in a state of complete and total happiness. A Muslim, a believer is the one who is totally and completely delighted always in life. There is no sadness in the life of a believer, and there is no fear in the life of believer because Allah subhanaw taala said this about the people who he who we call his Olia, those who are connected to him. Allah in Olia Allah who Allahu la Hove when I lay him. Walla Haumea, Hassan, Allah said Verily, the Alia of Allah, those believers who are the closest to Allah subhanho wa Taala, who he loves the most, and who will love him the most, what is the what is the criteria? What is the,

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the the sign of those people? La hoven Allahi wa homea zone, they have no fear, and they have no sadness. Fear is with respect to the future. Oh my god, what will happen to me Alhamdulillah The best thing that can happen to me is I will meet my rock jelajah because there is nothing that is that is better than that. A believer does not fear death. A believer loves death, because for him death he is not committing suicide, no suicide. He is looking at death as the way to meet Allah.

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La COVID-19 while I was alone, there is no sadness because he's tried to live his life the best way the best way he could. And he kept on making it stay far and Toba and Allah subhanaw taala is the one to grant

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this is the condition of the variable. I want to end with one of my favorite stories, which I have mentioned in many places that I if you guys have heard it before Forgive me but this is one of my favorite story. The stories relating the story relates to half a mile Assam, Rama to lolly hakimullah Sam was a great scholar he was he he was one of the great classical scholars in the time of Imam Ahmed bin Hamad Rasul Allah and there is a there is a record of hotmail Assam media meeting also. Now, the story is a very beautiful story, and it does not relate to

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the beauty of the story the story relates to an ordinary person like you and me and that is happy my little daughter. Now, this story is that had

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one year wanted to go for Hajj.

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But however, Assam was known, he was a man who was known for his talk also is a man who he had this principle in life

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which where he he used to have this principle where he said anything

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from is Dora right, like

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he used to live in South Africa. So whatever was is absolutely required minimum requirement only that he would keep with himself and the rest he would give in South Africa. So he never had any money and you know, that is the yard is your house, your family. But otherwise, he was not a wealthy man, he could not have been a wealthy man because everything you would do. So now he wanted to go for Hajj, and he did not have enough money to pay for the journey as well as leaving money for his family to live during his absence. Now, we are not talking about you know, taking an Emirates flight and coming back after five days we are talking about those days. The journey itself took many

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months. Travel itself took a long time then people went there and they after Hajj they spent time

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in the army, Jerry fine, and so on and so forth. So by the time they came back, we're talking about several months, so he did not have enough money to pay for his Hajj as well as that period of time when his family would have been without him. So he asked his wife he said, Is it okay do you mind if I go for Hajj, but I will not have you know, I would maybe have a little bit of money but otherwise I don't have money to leave behind for you people. Is it okay? His wife said no, not okay. If you have the money you go if you don't have the money, don't leave us like this. And you cannot. So now our dualism is you know, he's sitting in his house. He's very sad. A couple of tears come out of his

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eyes. His little daughter comes up and she sees him she says mommy yeah be wise my father why you cry?

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Whatever.

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Whatever What's he gonna tell his little daughter?

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Why are you crying? Why you're sad? Why are you sad?

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You know, this is the problem. The problem is I want to go over I really this deep desire, I want to go for it. All the caravans have gone the last one is there. If I miss this caravan, then I cannot go this year, but I don't have money to leave behind. I talked to your mother or your mother is not willing to allow me to go What? So what can I do? That's why I've said

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So these guns are no don't be sad I will I will persuade my mother.

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So she went to the mother, you know, whatever she had to say to her to her. She persuaded her and hottie well, awesome. She came and said go you take the money and you go, and Allah will look after us. So he took the money and he went, he paid the to the caravan leader, and they left.

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As they left the first journey, the caravan leader got bitten by a scorpion in the desert. They are the scorpions. This caravan leader got bitten by a scorpion, the poison entered his body, he was in intense and show the pain he wasn't used to us. He was struggling with a pain be and you know, he was in very great agony. Somebody came and told him that this has happened. So I went there. And he made dua for the person and Allah subhanho wa Taala cured. So this guy from being poisoned by the scorpion and in terrible pain, he became completely Alright. Now he was so happy with that, that he said to alcoholism, he said I here is your money which you gave me for the for the ticket, take the

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money and I am responsible for you for this entire trip until you come back here. All your expenses are for me. So Adam, Allah, some may do it said Oh Allah, you have taken care of me. Please take care of my family. Now. Back home now they're gone. They're gone. Now back home week passes, two weeks pass. Things are now tough because there is no money they are hurting for food. This family is upset and the mother berates his little girl she's uh, you know, you are the cause of all this. You are the one Your father was here you are the one who persuaded me and I allowed him to go around see the situation Xiao difficulty what difficulty we are in is still many months for him to return. What

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will we do? How will we eat what will happen to us and so on and so on.

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But the mother lode is is this little guy has got a big smile on her face and she's laughing and she's happy the mother says what's wrong with you? You are happy we are in trouble. We have got problem with food and necessities and you are happy. What do you have in

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the eye while all of this is happening? There is a knock on the door.

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They go open the door. And there is the ADC the ad gam the commander of the governor's army.

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The Amir,

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his commander he knocks on the door he says the governor is passing by and we have run out of water Do you have some water to drink? So they said Sure, no problem. So they got some water and this is being given to the governor's put it in a nice jar on a tray with a cloth and so on. And they gave this water to this military officer who is the ADC of the governor. He takes it. The governor the mayor brings this water and Allah subhanaw taala puts Baraka in this.

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So this water now this is like the most sweetest water this man ever drank. So he drinks his water is or swara This is beautiful, and when you get the water from so the ADC says Your Excellency the water came from that house over there.

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So the governor says who houses that?

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The man says this is the house of hottie bilasa

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Be honest is odd. The chef, the scholar, they said yes. He said I want to go and thank him I want to eat him. So they said you know he is not there. He's gone for Hajj. Only his family's there.

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The governor says then in that case, I am responsible for his family until he returns.

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Right? Then what does he do? He rides his horse to the the wall the boundary wall of the house of Atiba Lhasa, and he takes off his belt you know there's to wear these these belts around their waist and his with a thick leather belt, which was which would be in this case it would be you know it would probably have gold brocade on it it would be encrusted with with precious stones and so on and jewels. And it had pockets which were full of gold coins. So the governor took off his belt and he threw it over the wall of this house.

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So now these families are sitting in the house and his his belt flying over the wall and it falls and all gold coins spill on the ground.

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The governor does end with that. The governor says whoever loves me, do what I have done.

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Now who's with the governor, the ministers, the other big officials, army officers, military people, whoever is with the governor. Now what happens? There are pouches of gold coins. There are bears. There are all sorts of things flying over the wall of that house. That house hajima

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Somewhere amatola his house the courtyard is covered with gold coins.

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Right now the mother is his wife and the others are very happy.

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We got all this gold and we got more gold than they have enough gold now for the rest of their lives. Forget about forget about the few months, they have gone out to completely change their lives. They were all in

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at that time. This mother notices Where is that girl? This girl is sitting in her room and she's maybe

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she's crying.

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So the mother goes to her she says you are one strange creature. You are one strange creature. When we were in difficulty. You are laughing. Now we have all this gold and you are crying? Why are you going What's wrong with you?

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The mother the vote the little girl says oh my mother.

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I am crying because this thing was you are seeing all this gold you are seeing is the result. Because one slave of Allah. One slave of Allah looked at the sweet

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when he looked at us with mercy, one slave of Allah looked at us with mercy. This is what happened. What will happen when rapala al amin looks worse.

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What will happen with my Rob looks at me with mercy.

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I'm crying because this is the result of one you won't be a slave of Allah. One as he says nothing is a slave.

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He looks at me and looks at us with mercy and the whole house is covered in gold by a mother what will happen?

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Meanwhile, Allah subhanho wa Taala looks at us with mercy looks at

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this is the result of tower. This is the story of those who knew Allah. And as I told us, I'm not telling you the story of a great, great chef. I'm telling you the story of a little girl.

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A little girl.

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He did her connection with Allah subhanaw taala

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which made her say what she said which made her do what she did.

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We ask Allah subhanaw taala ask Allah, be pleased with you and never to be displeased. ask Allah subhana wa tada to help you to connect with him and to keep you connected until the day you meet him. ask Allah subhanaw taala to reward you in a way that suits His Majesty and grace. ask Allah subhanaw taala to protect you from all evil that you know and that you do not know. I ask Allah subhanaw taala to give you from treasures that you could not imagine from places that you could not imagine. I ask Allah subhanaw taala to help you in ways that you cannot imagine. ask Allah subhanaw taala to use each one of you as a beacon of guidance for whoever comes into contact with you in any

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way, shape or form, wherever you might be on the face of this earth. ask Allah subhanaw taala to cause you to revert to be remembered after your God for people to make dua for you. ask Allah to accept that dog in your favor. ask Allah subhana wa Taala

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to enable you to be the means and cause for guidance and higher and Baraka for everybody on the face of this earth. ask Allah to make you among those who is never rejected that he accepts your dog when you raise your hands ask Allah to accept your dog before you are at the Lord. I ask Allah subhanaw taala gelato to be pleased with you and never to be displeased was Allah Allah Allah Allah will carry while he was savage vain Veronica was Radhika hora de la barakato