Channel: Mirza Yawar Baig
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In the Hamdulillah, serrato, Salam Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah, he was happy on
the 10th lesson of the Sierra of leadership lessons, is the lesson of leaving a legacy
of ensuring perpetuity of the message.
It is a wonderful is one of the most powerful lessons, leadership lessons
that he created systems and it shows that if you want something to last, after you have gone, you have to transition
from being person led to being process driven. You have to transition and change
and create systems which will support the work that you started. If you do not create systems, if you are just a charismatic leader, followed by a bunch of people, then the day you die, your message dies with you.
And unfortunately, we have many examples of this.
Muslims don't seem to learn from the seal. Unfortunately,
we are many examples in the past, in the recent past, in the earlier past, have good leaders, very charismatic leaders in a lot of good work in their life, but did not create successes, did not create systems. And as a result of which, when they died,
their work effectively died with them.
And people just talk about what they used to do and what they used to say. And if you turn on
whatever they used to say what do you say, Well, nothing.
And the work just goes and dies with them. But also Rotherham was somebody who did not do that he created systems. Now, I want to say to you this that for any global
for any global movement for any global influence to happen, there are three critical requirements.
You need a central authority,
you need core ideology, and you need central funding.
You need a core ideology, a core thing that the entire group can believes in and can focus on.
That is the glue that is the thing that keeps them together.
And then you need a central command system command structure. So central authority, and you need funds, you need central funding,
three critical, all global movements, you take any any global movement that happened in the world,
past or present, you will find that
that movement which happened and which lasted,
lasted because they were able to do this, there was a core ideology, a belief system, there was a central authority that people obeyed. And there was central funding that they were able to draw on.
Where these three things are missing, you find that there that the movement didn't last, the movement just died. Even though it may have been very powerful in its time, but it did not.
The moment did not stay at the moment died, even though it was very powerful. One of the good examples of this is
the the Mongols, for example, the empire of Genghis Khan, which was which was one of the
or the biggest empire that ever existed under one man.
But there was no core ideology behind it.
And there was some centralized funding, but there was really no core ideology behind it. And even though the authority was there, but you know, it's collapsed and then that was it and one citizen died and
second, third generation that was it.
Now, if you take
the three criteria of global movements, how did they apply in Islam?
The first one central ideology was the forming of the oma
a faith based brotherhood.
Islam is operating in a climate in a social climate, socio political cultural climate of tribes.
The loyalty is to the tribe. It is not to anyone else
Clear insiders and outsiders. But what did wrestlers wrestle on teach them? That the loyalty is not to the tribe? The loyalty is to Allah subhanho wa Taala
and that's why I was right
in the heart He who moto moto wahida onera bukem Sabu and another place Allah subhanaw taala said Juana bukom.
Yes, you are one oma in our own inner moto
moto vida, Johan Omar, and what is the basis of being one in the hobby he
has he omata como moto Haider
in the heart he omata como moto ye da, da, da da boo, boo, boo and in other place, first of all, and what is the basis of that brotherhood? the worship of Allah,
though he was Sunnah.
Very, very important message to remind ourselves today. Today we are an oma which is distinguished not by brotherhood, but by splits.
We are not one oma, we are 10,000.
And every day we find a new way of splitting.
We are split on racial grounds. We are split on the grounds of color.
We are spread on the grounds of matter.
We like to create divisions, we like to create divisions.
This is haram in Islam to create divisions is haram. Allah subhanaw taala said Why does he move we have lillahi Jami O Allah.
Allah said hold on to the rope of Allah subhanaw taala together and do not make divisions.
But you make the I am Salafi. I am this I am happy I'm for the
core ideology belief in core ideology. What is that, though he was so nice.
Let people do what they want to do. If you are concerned about their behavior, about their beliefs about their diet, about their armor, go and talk to them with love and affection. explain to them what is the correct Akita explained to them what is the correct amount, and then stand in the night and cry before Allah subhanho wa Taala for your brother and sister and ask Allah subhanaw taala to turn the hearts don't stand on the member and criticize him.
Don't go around the world criticizing him don't write long emails and float them all around criticizing either the person or that group and so on. And don't For God's sake pronounce duck feet. This is the the Mashallah of the people today.
we pronounce that everybody's a Kaffir except me, I want to be gentle on
the water level is very, very nasty way of living. And that's why we are in this mess because we have completely fractured and distribute and dispersed we need to get back talk the language of joining of the hearts Do not talk the language of breaking of hearts Do not talk the language of division talk the language of joining of the hearts.
And that is the first one. The second one was obedience to an amine central authority.
And what is the value of that? Is that what
Allah subhanaw taala revealed so many is it that way about obedience and following up then Abby's another reason.
So we're talking about central
We're talking about central authority, obedience with that. And the third one was the issue of Central financing, which is the whole system of zakat.
And sadaqah in Islam, see how beautiful the whole religion is, how systematic it is, how many processes are there to ensure that this carries on forever? Why did the first thing he did when he came to Medina was to Voluma. The Baraka of Allah the help of Allah comes when the Muslim holds the hand of the other Muslim
when you go to the hand of the of your brother in helping the other the hairball telecomms.
The formation of the Brotherhood of Islam
so forming the Brotherhood
Though it was
obedience to an amine, ITAR
and central funding which is soccer and soccer, which is the whole system of betterment and so on
and lots of other holes when I'm watching him soccer
towbarless What does it take from their man take from their wealth sadaqa which reverse to suck
in the Sahaba understood this better than anybody else
the most famous of the
incidents of in fact visibility of giving in the Battle of Allah
is when the sunrise racetam was collecting funds for
a number of Golan okay came and he brought a lot of wealth a
lot of material and he put it in front of me
and said, Oh, have you left anything for your family? And he said, Yes, this is half of all I own.
So, I have brought half 50% of all I own for Allied is messenger Salah Salam and I have left 50% of that with my family.
I remember in the Elysee the leadership excellence course we talked about making a balance sheet for ourselves. For those of you who came to this,
what is the balance sheet, the balance sheet was if I dropped that now
what will I leave behind in this world and what have I sent before me dollars
I want you to actually sit down and write it down make a balance sheet if I die now, what am I spent in the back of Allah
and what will I leave behind meaning when I die What is going to be left behind in the world why? Because what we leave behind we will be questioned about what we send the head we will be rewarded for
but unless we believe that in our hearts
and when you make the balance sheet I want you to look at that and say which is more
if you die today which is more the property will leave behind the value of that property is that more or what you have spent in the path of Allah subhanaw taala is that more
which is more
just take one month, last month take one year take three months and say the last three months how much money did I spend on myself personally? I am not talking about haram please understand desierto you people do not do haram Angela, I am talking about halaal but what you are spending on yourself in your life you spend on yourself with a good Nia and you're spending Allah Allah will reward you I'm just saying just for don't worry about that.
Just the question of spending on yourself What did I spend on myself? I bought myself a pair of shoes. What did they cost? I bought myself a watch what did it cost about myself or shirt? What did it cost? Right I went to some restaurant for a nice meal. What did that meal costs?
I went on a holiday what is that holiday cost? Just just make this list and then say in the same period? What did I spend for the sake of Allah subhanho wa Taala
see which is more
Allah subhanaw taala called his life for the DA DA DA DA DA DA DA De Luca Malati Jarrah themin direct him to the Camino de la la vida zero believe Shara not show you a tiara shall not sure your trade business which will save you from the hell fire
and what do you have in businesses balance sheets?
Yes How do you assess the health of a business by looking at the balance sheet Yes or no?
So let us make a balance sheet of our business is what life is a business Allah call it a business. So this whole I feel so let us make our balance sheet and see whether we have a healthy business or not.
The reason I'm saying is sometimes 100 all of you are people who spend in the bath of alive you not that you don't do it, but sometimes yes and death is oh my god you know Mashallah, you are so generous and so much money have spent and you also will also handle you know, Mashallah spent on but when you actually write the numbers, you might be very surprised.
You might be very surprised because we just bought a car worth 1.5 million 15 lakhs
and in that one month return 15 lakhs in the path of Allah.
Allah has to do that. Yeah.
In the reliable in Allah
Imagine 15 lakhs you spent one and a half lakhs, you will have nightmares about that for three days.
Think about that. Let's get serious with my boss. Let's get serious with life. Either we believe this stuff or we don't believe this. We don't believe that go to the disk was one down the road.
If you believe this stuff then do get serious about it. I mean the sense of what's the point in talking if you're not going to be serious? Let's get serious about this stuff.
Make a balance sheet What do I spend in the path of Allah?
Allah, I have brought half I have left half. Let us simply sit and do the numbers. If I give away half my property, what is it? What is the amount?
Don't give it keep it but at least do the sums.
was Martin Nephi Medina comes he said, Dr. sola, I will equip 1000 soldiers
What does it mean? mounts, armor, weapons, food, supplies, everything 1000 soldiers rahsaan said and he said another 1000 soldiers
and these are another 1000 soldiers.
And SOS one went away. And then he came back with bags, and he emptied the bags in the in the lap of the missile a salamander bags of gold coins
and put his fingers through the gold coins and ran them through his fingers like this. And he said after this was one cannot do anything that will harm him.
He said after this one cannot do anything that will harm him.
And then a man came
and that man came with a little bundle.
and the man was just in a peculiar way that man was wearing a poncho.
He was he had a long piece of cloth. jute class, you know, cloth which you make Saks Fifth, he had the sackcloth and he got a hole in the middle. And he pulled over his head.
So it was on both sides. And then he secured the sides with hands.
And he brought this and he put this bundle
and said yeah, Baba,
what have you learned for your family?
And he said, Yasser Allah, Allah and His Nabhi are sufficient for me and my family.
And a lot of our data set jabril la sala
and chivalry Salaam came
and looked at
a Judas lamb is wearing the same sackcloth.
gibreel the Rasul Allah,
the most magnificent of the angels,
who in his real form parasara saw he said, I look from the east to the west, and all I could see was the one
who has 700 wings
is wearing sackcloth.
what is this appearance? He said jasola Europe has sent me and has asked me to convey his solemn dios friend
Alex Sanchez, Salama worker
and socialism informed
VP, he mentioned me. He said yes, Allah mentioned as one of the reasons why you were in this what is his dress, he said, jasola Europe likes the dress of your friends so much that he has ordered not only me, but every one of us to wear the same dress. He said today every angel in the heavens is wearing the same dress.
Learn to give, learn to give in the battle allow the sweetness of it. The Sahaba tasted it.
The Sahaba tasted it and they did not need encouragement. They did not need encouragement. They tasted it they gave it they gave it the gift
they gave when they had it they gave when they didn't have it.
Khadija delana completely impoverished herself gave and gave a gift. One of the wealthiest women in Makkah became one of the poorest women in McCoy cave and given give
one episode authenticity and delay Sam comes and he says Yasser Allah, your wife Khadija is going to come in just now with something for you to eat. When she comes, please tell her that her rock solid
On and then tell her that I said Salah
these were people that Allah Subhana Allah sent Salaam for the Jabra, a Salaam Salaam, why?
A brother sisters, it didn't come easy to them
and it won't come easy to us, but it came to them and it will come to us,
provided we do what we are supposed to do.
So let us wake up and take charge of our lives and stop living in this world like reflect. Let us take charge of our lives. Let us live thoughtfully. Let us understand what we are doing. And let us live only and only to please Allah subhanaw taala
not for them not for fame, not for nothing. All it is Allah because they will come when we will face them alike
when they will come for our soul.
Think about that.
Think about what will happen on that day.
When we face the miracle Allah subhanaw taala
will let now for the love of Russia was Allah Allah Allah Allah will Karim Allah Allah He was happy for
Alhamdulillah horrible alameen wa salatu salam ala shuffelin via even more saline. ala alihi wa sahbihi
Today inshallah is the last session of our series on the leadership lessons from the life of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam.
We begin with sending salatu salam and Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam which is right. And Allah subhanho wa Taala ordered us to do this. where Allah Subhana Allah Allah, Allah ekata who saloon and maybe you want to sell to Allah he was selling mutaz Lima Allahumma salli ala Sayyidina Muhammad wa ala Muhammad, Allah Allah, Allah Allah,
Allah, Allah Muhammad Ali Muhammad Kamara cammarata Allah Rahim Allah Allah minakami de Mogi.
It is the right of sola, sola salam, that salatu salam should be sent on him whenever his name is mentioned. And
the minimum requirement is that you send salatu salam ceremony, you say the doodle at least once in the Majlis, and of course, the more you do that, the more beneficial it is for you. When we send salatu salam ala rasulillah salam,
Allah subhanho wa Taala sends Salam 10 times on the individual. For every time that you send salam, WA salatu salam, Allah subhanaw taala sends Salam 10 times on you. And therefore, the virtues of sending salatu salam on revista salam, many
do I have these in this regard? One is where is Javi cave and he said to him, he said, jasola surah salam, I
send Salah, and Salam on you and I will dedicate 25% of my
life 25% of my Vicar to
sending salah and Salam on you. So 25% of my zeker which I do for the day, I would like to send salatu salam on you and the rest I do whatever else I do, and also as Rossum said if you increase that that is better for you, better for you.
So he said inshallah, I will do half of my Vicar, I will do this. And I will send you 50% of bicycle and if you increase it, it is better for you.
And so he said, then three quarters of my trigger, I will send a lot and salonu and also Rasul Allah said that is good.
sending salatu salam ala rasulillah salam is not a favor that we are doing to him. It is our duty as his oma. It is our way of thanking him for bringing this beautiful Deen for us. When we send salatu salam, wa salam, O Allah subhanaw taala sent Salam on us and therefore it is something which is greatly beneficial for us. As far as he is concerned, he does not need our Salawat Allah subhanaw taala raises his water fine alaka vichara Allah Subhana Allah subhanaw taala raises his daraja in keeping with his majesty and grace,
the virtues as I said, of sending salatu salam on many. The second hobbies that I want to mention to you is the hobbies which we have heard many times which relates also to Ramadan where Allah is our solemn
On the first step of the member, and he said amin, and then he went on the second step of the member, and he said, I mean, and then he went on the third step of the member. And he said, I mean, when he had descended from the member, the sabarimala had a madman, they asked him, they said, jasola, salam, salam, we saw you, and we heard you doing something new today. Could you please tell us why did you say I mean, and also realize Allah Salam said, and I may be wrong in the order in which I'm saying this, but all those three things are correct.
When I went on the first step, generator, a Salam gibril came to me and he said, Yasser, Allah Azza wa sallam,
and this was in Ramadan. So he said Yasuda, salaam May Allah subhanho wa Taala
be angry with me the person be destroyed, may the curse of Allah subhanho wa Taala be on the person who finds this month meaning the month of Ramadan, and is unable to get the forgiveness of Allah subhanho wa Taala
it means that the person finds Ramadan, but he does not fast and he does not pray and whatever else he does, so even though it is a month of forgiveness, and Allah subhanaw taala is willing to forgive, but we also obviously have to make the one we have to do something and also
romset May Allah curse, the one who finds this one, but he's unable to make use of the month and he's unable to gain the forgiveness of Allah. And Allah wa sallam said, I mean.
he said, he came to me on the second step. And he said to me, that may Allah subhanho wa Taala curse, the one who finds his parents in their old age and is unable to earn Jana by serving them.
Meaning that his parents are there they have grown old and this person does not serve the parents and as a result of which he does not gain the joy and therefore he is deprived of gender and given a solemn said May Allah curse, the one who finds his parents in their old age and is unable to earn Jana, by serving them and rasulillah salam salami.
So second one, and the third one is
Allah May Allah subhanho wa Taala cause the one before whom your name is mentioned, and he does not send Salat and Salam on you under socialism salami.
So let us not be stingy the stingiest and the most buckle and the most negatively of the oma is the one who hears the name of Muhammad Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and cannot even bring himself to say sallallahu alayhi wa sallam minimum requirement at least sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, it is not necessary to say it aloud. It is necessary however to say to yourself, so do keep that in mind. And also to keep in mind the fact that the more you recite of the salon salon what we know in order was growth, the bigger the blessing on us. When this ayah was revealed, were honest about that. I said in Allah Allah katoh soluna Allah nebby Yeah, you are loving amanu sallu alayhi wa
sallam Buddha's Lima, cassava, cassava. How are we supposed to send salatu salam on what is the best way? And the reason I mentioning it is because today there are all sorts of be that and this is the way shaitan deceives and misguides people
to ask the questions, no big mystery. The Sahaba asked this question. This is
a Los Angeles alum and the Malaika Sanders alum on you and Allah has ordered us yeah.
So Allah has ordered us How are we to do this? What is the method of how do we send Salam on you? and Nevis Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah taught them this
method of sending salatu salam, which we know as Gurudeva him
which we recite in Salah after the Shabbat, the which is on the screen here. And that's what we know as the Rahim where we are sending Salaam Salaam on Salam and on equal Emily Salama, this is the method which is taught by Russell Lancer. Now my submission to you is that obviously logically sensibly in every way, the method that is taught by Rasulullah sallallahu wasallam is the best method. If anyone says that there is a different method, which he uses or which his chef taught him or which is here or mutia taught him or which his grandfather taught him or he invented or he saw in a dream, and this method is better than the method of nahi Salah Salah, then that person is
seriously misguided he must go and make Toba and he was changed these columns of is the best method is the method taught by Rasulullah sallallahu wasallam and that is the method now today in the name of sending salatu salam and see this is how
Chetan deceives people, Chetan does not come to people who are pious and people who are religious and he does not come and say why don't you go to the club of I don't don't go to a disco and why don't you go to a bar because he knows he will not do that. So what are the heathens say? He said yes and salatu salam are also very good idea. Excellent. Of course, you have to send salatu salam or salsa, but what is the best way to do that? The best way to do that is every Wednesday evening after salata, Madrid, then put off all the lights and put one small green light and everybody you all stand in a circle we have to stand with respect for as well as how can you sit to stand in a circle
and keep a chair and leave the chair empty because he will come and sit in this chair when you are deciding on him and all of you loudly used and and you will decide to zero and in addition to this Ruth uses a Santa Monica Rasul Allah assalamu, alayka, Nauru, LA, Santa Monica, Anna Viola she all of this
What have you done? Now, you have Chetan has taken something, which was the eye Innova, which was the hokum of Allah subhanaw taala, where Allah subhanaw taala would have sent Salam on you and shaitan converted it into something which is haram, which is open ship, you are ascribing the safari of Allah, Allah Allah to his Navy, you are imagining that the Navy can be in many places and many at the same time, you are ascribing all sorts of attributes to the Navy, which the Navy never claimed, which Allah never claimed and which is haram to do, because all of this is taken in Nevada and converted into Schick.
Please understand the basic principle of the Sharia that as far as the a badass are concerned, every single thing is haram, except that which Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam did or taught everything, no matter how nice it seems, no matter how pleasant it seems.
The Allahumma shaitan
shaitan has made museun to them, they are among the person who was worshipping a stone is doing it because he thinks it is good, if he did not think it is good, he would not be doing it.
So just because we think something is good, it does not make it gize in the Sharia in the Sharia only that is jeyes which also rahsaan did as far as the ibadat are concerned as far as the other issues
are concerned and o'clock and so on so forth. Alhamdulillah following the Sunnah is very important we should do that. But if there is a new method if there is a new tool if there is a new technology, Alhamdulillah insha Allah it is gize all of those things are halal, unless they have been prohibited specifically by rassada. So everything in Akita and in Nevada, everything is haram except that which was permitted by Elian is nubby and in all the other aspects marvel at martial law, everything is handled except that which is prohibited by the dean. So it's very important for us to get our principles and fundamentals correct. And do not allow shaitan to play games with you. Because it's a
very tragic thing. The person who's doing something openly haram at least he knows it is haram is doing it openly. But what about the person who is doing something considering it to be good? He considers it to be a bother, but that Eva itself is haram, that that person is in the far greater danger because the person who is consuming alcohol or the person who's doing his booze gambling, or the person who is betting on resources or whatever, at least maybe he is his action is haram. It is private, but we have the good hope that inshallah someday he will realize it is haram because he's not a fool. He knows what his what he's doing, and maybe he will make Toba but what about the person
who's doing something which is haram, but which he which he does, deliberately thinking that it is good. Now where is the question of this person ever making double because there's nothing for him to make up as far as he's concerned? He's doing good. So what does that come about? So all of these practices, which are done in the name of the love of Nabi sallallahu, alayhi wasallam please understand the love of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam is a record of the deen it is for somebody who does not love rasulillah salam is out of Islam. If someone says I do not love Mohammed Salah Salem, that person is a Kaffir he has left Islam because Allah subhanaw taala said mentioned
very specifically that we have to love a lion is NaVi and how much to love Allah is gonna be good in Ghana
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tomo tiara Oksana Casa de hamasaki nutana la comida la hora so he what he had in visa v. And if you don't do that for a bus ohata de la v Emery La La La Jolla del Carmen fossicking Allah Tara said if you love all of these things,
And if you if you do not love Allah and is nubby and striving and struggling and Geoffrey Sevilla more than you love all of these, then you are go and wait Allah does not need you get out go and wait for the love of Allah to descend on your head. And Allah does not guide the rebellious people.
The famous Hadees
was walking with the Sahaba and he had the hand of Omar Al Khattab in his hand he was holding his hand and imagine the the feeling of Omar Delano. He's holding the hand of his beloved leader of his beloved messenger, Mohammed Salah, Salah, and Omar. Delano spontaneous Liza jasola. I love you more than anything in the world. I love you more than anything in the world, except my own life, except myself.
And I always whenever I say this, tell the story. I tell people just think about the last of these people I was while I did something amazing. What was the need for him to say I love it. I love you more than anything except myself, What was the need to say that he could have just said, I love you more than anything else, and that he could have left it at that. But that was not the nature of these people. These people were so truthful. They were so completely and totally truthful that it's you today, even for us to think about that is difficult. So he said, I love you more than everything in the world except myself.
turned to him. And he said Omar, your EMA is not complete, until you love me more than you love everything in the world, including yourself.
So now see the behavior of said an hour? He could immediately said yes. You know what, that's what I meant.
That we would have said the same thing. No, Allah May Allah forgive us. No, that's what I meant.
But not not over. The truth is not he went silent. He went silent. He looked into himself.
He corrected himself he changed himself. And after that, he said jasola now I love you more than everything in the world, including myself and Sandra, Mohammed Salah Salah.
And yeah, Omar, he said now over the Mahajan have said that Allah Allah that this can have two meanings, one is that only now your Eman is complete. And the second possible meaning is that till now you are like this I mean only now you understand this. So both of these meanings, a lot of meaning is the same. It's just an integration of what it means. So do remember this the love of Allah Salah is a part of Deen it's a part of our Akita is the one who does not love Mohamed Salah Salah is exit Islam is not a Muslim. However, however, the love of Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam alone is not sufficient. The Sign of the love of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam is to obey Muhammad
Mustafa sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he's a diva and is that our conditions of love? He's a diva and his ethos are the expressions of this love. Abu Talib also loved Mohamed Salah Salah Abu Talib loved Rasul Allah, Allah Allah more than he loved his own children. Abu Talib did not spend one day two days four days a Buddha lived his entire life he loved them, and till the minute he died, he favored and he supported Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam over and above his own children. Abu Talib himself suffered a lot of deprivation and a lot of difficulty from his own tribe for one reason only and what is the reason he loved Mohammed Salah Salem and he refused to allow people to change
Mohamed Salah Salah do anything to him, he was his protector. He was his greatest friend. But what it also lasala Some say about Abu Talib
when Abu Talib was dying, there was a Buddha sitting on one side and mamasan sitting on the other side. And also let's
just say just say eyeshadow Laila heilala wash had one now Muhammad Rasul Allah, just say it and I will, on the day of judgment, I will be your intercessor I will do schaffrath for you before Allah subhanaw taala.
And our gel was sitting on the other side now we just said you want to say this now because you are frightened of death.
And Abu Talib said I'm not frightened of death. I am dying on the religion of my forefathers.
In Allahu Allah Raja
and the supervisor Salam said about his own uncle who loved him so much. What did he say? He said Allah subhanho wa Taala will because Abu Talib used to love me. He said Allah subhanaw taala will give him the list of other and he said the list of the other ways that he will be given samples of fire which will make his brain
Boil like water boiling in a pot.
That is the least of the punishments.
So loving Muhammad Rasul Allah Salam is not sufficient. It is a condition of human it's the doorway it is the entry condition. But if you just say well I just stand in the door it is not enough to enter the house you have to go inside the house and what is inside the house inside the house is the obedience of Rasul Allah Allah. It is the law of Moses.
So when we are sending Sarah and Sarah masasa, we What do we do? We do it in the way that he told us to do. We don't use our own stupid heads. And we don't use all sorts of super superstitious rubbish that is taught to us in the name of the and we don't do all sorts of things. We don't sit with a harmonium and a tabla and we don't play the band and we don't dance. And we don't become spinning dervishes. Right, all of this is lalala hotel. It's a it's a joke. It's an insult to Islam. It's an insult to this dean of ours, let us let us strongly condemn it. And let us stay away from this. And let us tell people who are doing it that they are doing something which is wrong, and they are
converting something which isn't a bad, which is the most beautiful Avada
remember, zero is the only thing where I said Allah will send 10 times Salam on you, if you make Salah Allah is not sending 10 times Salam on you.
Now, that does not mean we stop praying. You have to pray
that this is so beautiful, that if you center up in Santa Monica, Allah subhanaw taala sends Salam on you 10 times.
And Chetan takes this and turns it around into something else. And we instead of getting this this this Alam of Allah subhanaw taala, we get the anger of Allah subhanaw taala. So very, very important for us to remember this. And I thought it was important for me to mention this to you in this lecture on the Sierra and the leadership lessons from the Sierra shala.
quick recap. Today we are on the last two of the lessons, and the 11 of them. Complete certainty in his message, no compromise in the propagation of the message, putting himself directly on the line not hiding behind anybody's back. resilience, facing the facts. Plus having absolute faith in success, facing the brutal facts, not fooling himself with with the facts, facing the facts, but having absolute faith in success. The goal comes first, over and above and beyond every anything else. The goal comes beyond any personal preferences, likes and dislikes of people make no difference. The goal comes first. If some if I need to work with somebody who I dislike, but that
somebody has critical skills, which will help me to achieve the goal, then I work with that person without any problem. And I don't have a problem with him because I don't like his face or I don't like his clap Oh Allah Allah, but then living his message walking the talk, not just preaching, but actually practicing what he did. And this is the great importance and the great benefit of of learning the Sierra, which may Allah subhanaw taala give us a bit to learn more and more. The Syrah is the living manifestation of the column of Allah, Allah Allah. And we did the need for this is the famous Hadith subsidizer delana. Our mother who was asked about the life of Salah, and she asked the
person she asked the questioner, she said do not read the Quran? And he said, Yes, of course I read the Quran. She said the life of Mohammed Salah Salem was the Koran. He said he was the living Quran.
How do we practice this Deen? Where do we learn that from the zero of Salah. And that's why it is very, very important for us to study the Sierra in detail. We are looking only at one small aspect of the Sierra, which is the leadership lessons. But we need to look at all the aspects of Sierra, study the Sierra in great detail, because that is the secret of success in this life and the hereafter, and that is the issue of living the message. Then yesterday we talked about risk taking the rules of risk taking How did rahsaan take risk in his own life, and what lessons we learned from that. We looked at the issue of sacrificing short term goals in order for long term goals. We looked
at the issue of magnanimity and forgiveness. And yesterday we also looked at a little bit of translating, or transitioning from person led to process driven. This is the issue of creating systems to carry on the work long after you are gone. Nobody's Allah Salam was not a flash in the pan. There is an asylum was not a great charismatic leader who died and left behind a great void in humanity. That was
ala Zilla was a man who trained people to such an extent that he said about seven hour, Delano, that if Allah subhanaw taala had kept, Nobu was alive after me, then Omar would have been an abbey. I imagine he even trained somebody to that extent where he was capable of handling the ultimate of all
jobs. And that is the job of the Navy. He did not leave any area vacant. Today it's a is a customary thing, when any any great leader dies and May Allah forgive us This applies also to Muslim leaders and Muslim Allah, that in the obituary, habitually people right he so and so died and he left the great vacuum behind him.
Now my I always tell me whenever I whenever I see this, or somebody tells me this, I tell people, if you are saying this, because of hyperbolic because you are so sad, then it is don't say it. You're saying this, if this is the truth, then Believe me this is not a compliment you're paying to the man the man died may ask for forgiveness for him, you're actually pointing out to a very big fault of the man is not a compliment. If you died and you left behind a big vacuum, that means you did not do your job. What happened to the your successes, how come you died leaving a vacuum? How come you did not create successes? How come you did not create a system to take forward your work? What were you
thinking of vdt? Did you imagine that you are going to lift in the day of judgment or what.
So it is not sufficient just to be a great charismatic leader. And everybody says wow was one of our great chefs. That is completely and totally useless. We don't need this. What we need is people who are dedicated, who are sustained in their effort and who create systems so that they when they are gone, that there is no hiccup in the work of did the work continues seamlessly and beautifully irrespective of who comes into the driving seat. Today, if you want to look for examples of that, where do we find examples in Muslim organizations. Though, we find those examples in the multinational corporations of the world, I consult with many of them. Companies, which are more than
100 years old, more than 150 years old, many, many generations of CEOs, not a single hiccup in the focus of the organization, anybody can come and go the organization run smoothly, because they spend time and money and energy and effort behind draining successes behind developing successes and they create systems and these systems are what ensure the longevity and the propagation of that organization. But unfortunately, our Muslim organizations we are all characterized by this a great star in the dark nights.
Another great star in the dark night. And between these two great stars, a lot of darkness.
We don't need this, we do not need this we need like we need light everywhere.
So therefore, let us focus and think about this. How can we transition from being person that to process driven and that is that is a lesson from a source of life. We did a couple of things yesterday inshallah we'll continue with that. And the last one, which is succession planning and leadership development, how did he do that? We will look at that inshallah, in detail. And then we close for today. And that will be the concluding session of this series of lectures.
I talked yesterday about Ross Ross Ross Adams, methods that he used. And if you recall, we talked about the creation of the oma itself. And we said three things. What did you say? What is required? a shared ideology, a shared core ideology, which in this case of Islam is what though he was on the book of Allah, and can the way of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam. There is no third thing. You have the book of Allah and we are the Sunnah wa sallam and this is enough for us. We don't need anything else from anywhere. And that is the shared ideology of the Muslim. The Muslim is the brother of the other Muslim based on what?
Faith, not nationality, not tribe, not custom, not color, not nothing.
Muslim is the brother of another Muslim based on faith, and the Sahaba exemplified this. The sub exemplified this, what was one of the biggest complaints that the chorus had against Russell as a result of what what did they say about him?
What does he do to families?
This ad breaks up families.
He said it breaks up families. That was he really breaking up families.
So what was happening?
What was happening was that new bonds were being created. The old bonding system was being broken, and a new bonding system was being created. So who is my family? Not my brother, by blood, but by brother by faith.
If my brother by blood is also my brother in faith Alhamdulillah No, no. But if my brother by blood is not a brother in faith, then he's not my brother. He's my brother in a general generic sense. all of humanity. Islam believes that everybody in the world, all of humanity, our brothers and sisters, a Hindu or a Christian or a Jewish person, they are brothers. We are we are they are all our brothers. We've got no problem with anybody.
They all are brothers, but there is a special core. And that special core is my brothers in faith. There is no need to be apologetic about this. There is no need to be apologetic about this. This is what we practice in life anyway.
Everybody's a brother, yes. But what about your father son? He my brother, my brother in a different way? Because my father son?
Here we are not saying my father, son. We're saying Brotherhood in faith. So we said yesterday, what were the systems you created? The mon system was the Brotherhood of faith.
were two people, two complete strangers, different drive different color different everything became brothers. Why? Because they shared the faith.
Second one is central authority obeying the mere
obedience to the meal.
No arguments about that Punjab, elected as a mayor, you're not constantly questioning that. I mean, you're not constantly doubting that. I mean, you're not subverting the authority of the army behind his back, you are obeying the army? Can you give mushara? Can you and we'll look at that in more detail. But when you are away obeying, I mean, does it mean that you cannot give advice to me? No.
Of course, you can, you should. If I have some special information and me does not know they should I tell them it or not. Because I was telling,
of course I was telling. But if the Amir then gives a hookup if he gives an order and say, I've heard you do this. And what he tells me to do is different from whatever I thought what should I do follow or disobey? Follow? Follow? I do not disobey loyalty to the obedience to the me and what is the last one of the three things? central funding, centralized funding.
You need resources to run anything. And Islam is no exception, centralized funding and what is the Islamic system has and has funding? soccer, soccer, soccer,
and the whole disarm over toolbar and so on and so forth. centralized funding.
There is a benefit in centralizing of funds. There is a huge benefit and that's why I was rantala mentioned is Dr. Alexander calls when I'm calling him sadhaka except take from there man.
He did not say tell them to give sadaqa many places Allah said that also but in this particular case, the issue of Zakat Allah did not say tell them to give it to whoever they want, let them do it. No, Allah does that you collected
the Zakat collectors they the Muslim hakama the Muslim governments they sent the card collectors. Why what is the benefit? Why must you Why must the why was the leader the mayor or the government? Why must they collect Zakat in one place what because there is a great Baraka and that when funds are collected in one place, then these funds you can leverage them to do the maximum amount of good rather than somebody who is going around and standing in the street and distributing dollar bills. It is much better for the money to be collected in a central place and dispersed according to a plan
has a great deal of Baraka and debt and therefore this is important share Hussain al qaradawi Allah May Allah subhanho wa Taala increases daraga melas Renata be pleased with him He has given a fatwa to say that in countries which are not Muslim,
in non Muslim countries, he said it is the responsibility of the people of prominence in that country to create systems where Zakat can be centrally collected and disbursed. And he said if they don't do that, then they are guilty before Allah subhanaw taala even if they and others are paying Zakat,
you're not talking about not paying, even if they are paying and even if others are paying if they are not centralizing this collection in a place and distributing this according to a plan then they are guilty before Allah subhanaw taala May Allah protect us you have to understand the beautiful systems of this date
and not live with this world you know accidentally I'm just doing something not something is not good, not good enough. The thing has to be done according to a plan according to a system and that is what we are talking about transitioning from being person led to being process driven. Now as soon as an asylum
establish the practice of
collaborative decision making and this this is from the hokum Allah subhanaw taala. Allah subhanaw taala ordered him is assura by No, he said make Matura with the people. Now, before we go into the rules of Matura what is Shura just give this thing some thought, why is Allah subhanaw taala telling is Nabhi make Matura with your people, for what, in the case of the Navy, it is our Akita and it is we understand this, that he was the recipient of the way he was the recipient of the revelation.
So, in his group when the Navy is present, who has the best information, the Navy or somebody else? The Navy, by definition, by definition, the Navy has the best information because he is the only one who's receiving revelation number one. Number two, if the Navy has a doubt, he can ask Allah subhanaw taala and Allah subhanaw taala will directly answer him. So who has got better access to information or decision making tools than someone who can directly talk to Allah subhanaw taala and get answers, yet Allah subhanaw taala is saying make Matura with your people who do not receive ye and who do not who can ask questions and get answers on a in a in a certain manner. Now what?
much what are consultation, collaboration. consensus is a beautiful tool,
which achieves several things. Number one, it's a beautiful tool to get the commitment of people.
No matter how good whatever you are saying maybe if you just hand it down and say do this, then the greater chances that people are not committed to that some may obey you. Some others may feel resentful, some may not do it, some may not even understand why you're saying it. And therefore you cannot be sure that what you have directed will actually happen. So Matura is a very good way of getting commitment. Number one, number two
Matura is a very good thing and a very good way of getting hearts together.
It's a beautiful team building. It's a beautiful bonding tool.
And I have recommended as many times in my family workshops I've done I've taught people in your homes, practice this. If you are going to do something, get the children together, sit down and say what do you think we should do?
Don't just say we're on holiday? No.
We won't we should go on holidays. Some holidays are coming. Where do you think we should watch it?
And somebody says I think we should go to the mall is very good. Excellent. Very nice. Again to do some research on this. How do we get to the moon?
And then we get to the moon? Do we get some of us there that
practice this actually practices put it before that this is our budget, right? I think we should all travel first class. Absolutely no problem. I agree with you. I think we should even charter the plane, no problem. But here is the money. Now with this money.
You might chapter one, we have the plane, not the whole plane. So now what about the rest of the plane. So you have some ideas for fundraising.
You know what I'm saying? Make mushara the whole view and this will bring the family together. This will bring the family together. They will also have a lot of fun in the process. They will also learn things they become participants in that they're not passengers. They're not one other piece of baggage, one baggage in my hand which I lived another baggage whose hand I hold
two pieces of baggage.
No, they become participants, they measure the beautiful thing to bring together to bond people together.
Third thing or fourth thing I don't know how many I have said this. Now, I said to the third one. Third one
Matura is a very good tool
and to raise potential problems before they become problems. When you make much more Are you realize whose heart is where you realize who is fully committed, who's not committed, who has doubts, who is a potential problem maker or what when you make much more all of this comes out. If you if you do not make much, then you find that much whereas are happening outside your meeting room in the corridors and that's a very bad sign.
So if you make Matura that also comes up potential problems.
For thing Matura also enables people to clarify doubts,
that I may be saying something which is which is wonderful. And I may be saying it in a way which I think is absolutely crystal clear.
But for some of the listeners they may have doubts.
What I have said is clear, but it may raise some question in his mind which he needs to clarify before he can commit. Now where does he go? If there is no much further?
Usually Where does he go? He goes to the person sitting next to him. He won't ask you he
We'll ask somebody else now that guy is as foggy as he is. But you know, especially with us Muslims, do we ever admit that we don't know anything?
One of the signs of Eman is that I know everything about everything.
So somebody asked me, I have my heart is dancing to the tune of Michael Jackson, what should I do? Then I will give him advice. You do this, this this? And then of course you find is dead. Because you know, you're not a cardiologist you don't know you don't know what you have no idea what you're saying.
But Muslims seem to be people who say complete nonsense with great authority.
So this will happen person will ask someone as if you had the Matura at least he will ask you and you are the horse. So let him get it straight from the horse's mouth.
Right. So Matura has a lot of benefits. Much what draws people together. final one.
Matura is the finest way of developing decision making capability in your group.
And the reseller salon was ordered by Allah subhanaw taala to make much more of Why? Because the NaVi is going to go away. The NaVi is not there to stay, then what happens? How do we make decisions? As long as you are there? jasola we can ask you. But when you are gone? What do we do? Who do we ask?
So we have to create a system where the system will function. And good decisions will get taken even though the VA has stopped.
And we'll see what was the last lesson. So therefore the Matura is a very important tool. Let's quickly understand the rules of Bashara What is mashobra? Number one
in a Matura there has to be an amine
or a Pfizer law, whatever you want to call the name, but somebody who is the head of that meeting, it need not be the same person all the time, it can be the the leadership of the team can have the group can rotate.
Some ways of how do you decide who's who should be the leader? One good way is to make the person who has the best knowledge for the decision that you are going to take.
For example, if you have a group, which is deciding about the say the creation of a Islamic University.
Now in that group, you also have the the chef who is the head of that university. So it is whoever it is right. He's a religious scholar. But the decision to be taken there is what our fundraising strategies that we need to have.
And in the group is also a finance expert in the group is also a fundraising expert. Now, who is a best who's the best person to be the leader of that group?
is a no, no, he does not have the knowledge that is required for that decision. You're not we're not saying he doesn't have knowledge, no, of course you have knowledge, but his knowledge especially is specialized in a particular so therefore it is much better in that situation to make a person who has specific knowledge the Amir of that particular meeting. Live This chair is the head of the institution. Does it mean now he has resigned? No, he's still at an institution. But for that decision making that person who has specialized knowledge can be the meal that is one option. The other option is of course whoever is the designated head can be the head there's no problem with
that. You can have that second rule is opinions must be given if asked.
When you sit in the Matura It is very important to make the Nia that Allah subhanaw taala should be pleased with me make dot Allah subhanaw taala and say Allah put it in the heart of me to do that which is best for the whole group and sit and wait. If you are asked for your opinion, you give your opinion. If you are not asked for the opinion, thank Allah subhanaw taala z maybe I opinion I would have given would have been harmful. I do not know Alhamdulillah I was not asked
normally what happens.
You get highly offended he didn't even ask me why did he called me to the meeting? puja who
allandale Allah karma?
I was not asked Alhamdulillah no problem. It was also bring your ego.
If you are asked your opinion now what do you do?
You drive it down. And you argue and you fight until it is accepted? Yes.
Is that the way? That's what we do. But that's not doing
the opinion. Give the opinion and make our last one of them.
Very important. Give the opinion I make Thomas all law. I have said whatever I thought was correct. But you are the ILM alive. You know what is the future and what is the past? I do not know I'm using my little brain whatever I think is right. I have said
Allah put her in this or life there is no hide in this save us all from this opinion, I make Toba for what I have set.
See the beauty of this Mashallah we don't understand we just get together we talk something. See the beauty of the mushroom. You speak if you are asked if you are not asked to thank Allah that you are not asked you don't feel resentful. You don't feel insulted. You don't feel if you are asked you give the opinion. And you make Toba to Allah subhanho wa Taala. And then what kind of opinion should you give?
If somebody says what do you think we are? Say Say for example, you are running a training courses? What time do you think we should begin?
NASA For example, I like to sleep after a little further, I usually wake up by 930 then I have a bath and then I have a nice Hyderabadi breakfast, which means that earliest that we can do something is 11 o'clock, which I think we should start at 11 o'clock.
So what happens the rest of the day?
Matura? How do you give Matura you give what is best for the group? Not what is most convenient for you, not what is best for you, you give what is best for the greater interests of the whole community. Then, if you are not asked, but you have some special information now what should you do?
You volunteer you say, you have not asked me but I would like to say something I have this special information.
Don't sit silently, and then the whole group goes down the drain. And then you say Oh, but I knew that. Why didn't you say this? your urine as being
that is very bad that one must never do. So if you have special information. You speak up and you ask permission and you give the information if you don't have special intervention, if you're just there for the whatever advice then you sit silently if you ask to save will not ask You don't say.
And the last one is, at the end of the day, once the Amir takes a decision. Now what you do,
you go outside and you have a second meeting.
And you say how bad this man is and how foolish and you know, he never asked me or he asked me he did he did something, you know,
all of this lobbying before and after meetings, lobbying before the meeting, we went into the meeting and we say okay, if I was this is what we're going to do. And brother Ahmed is going to say something we have to in the meeting we have proposal. So we make the plan before we enter the enter the room.
No, no lobbying before the meeting, no lobbying after the meeting. The decision of the committee is final Alhamdulillah we supported fully and totally with complete commitment in our hearts, even if we do not like the opinion of the AMA, even if we do not agree with the opinion of the
other roles of Ashura clear.
The beautiful, beautiful system I in my consulting my in my business consulting practice, I run the system in corporate organizations, excellent, excellent results.
Not Muslims, not Muslims, I'm talking about people or people or not. And that's my my, my tagline is that and I say that, that if the system is good, then it works for everybody.
Sure is sweet, no matter who puts it in his tea that he will become sweet. It's the nature of the sugar to be sweet. And it is the nature of the Sun our salatu salam to be sweet to be beneficial even if someone is practicing the zona without even knowing it
without even believing and also Salah in this world, he will still get benefit and that is the beauty of Islam.
In the ACA Of course for us we also get benefited the ACA because we do it with the understanding that this is the Sunnah of
then dasara salaam established a system of judging.
Establish the system, the whole structure for the organization. He established a system of arriving at decisions and era and he established a system of coming to conclusion the system of judging.
The most famous incident about this in the Sierra is when he sent had been traveled
to Yemen. Nevada, Jabba Delano was a young man he was an unsavoury and it is said that he was very handsome.
Very handsome, he's a he's a wonderful, very charismatic, people loved him, he had amazing social skills.
That is also a very important thing for us to understand. How did Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam pick people for various jobs?
How and why did he pick people for various jobs?
That is a study in itself. How do you pick leaders?
Why is that Mark bingeable will not bye bye
means the only person who was capable of going to Yemen as the governor of Yano, there are many xaba who are equally capable in terms of knowledge there were many Java were even more capable he was
they were seniors have also worked who would have been said
he did not. He said more Benjamin,
he sent a young man because he's going into a completely new place. Yemen at that time was Christian most of it.
So there are people are the book. So he sent him he sent him sending him into a new place sending them a young man who was drunk was given. He's sending a young man who the appearance the personality of the man is attractive.
This is another very important thing that especially the people in the the business of Tao have to have understand and have to appreciate.
I'm not talking about fashion, but I'm saying that if you go and you want to invite people to Islam, and you look like something that got brought in,
it's not going to be very attractive to anybody.
Right, so to have a good appearance, to dress well
to smell good.
That's important to understand in salah and May Allah forgive us forgive us and forgive them in the in the Salah. They also belch
and you can completely the entire menu you can know from the smell, you know what all he
destroys your Salah completely as it happens in Ramadan because they eat and they come for therapy.
And that's when I pray for me there are two people who have clear instructions one has to stand on my left, and one has to stand on my right and they're both sitting here.
And that's why we have
so much because I don't want my salary to start by somebody
who has eaten too much.
Yes. So very important for us that I
chose him. Also he chose him for his knowledge might be never was a person who was a special student of
some people who, who had special attention, Abdullah Abdullah Abdullah Delano Abdullah Omar Delano
by Benjamin Gallardo
and various other people who are very special.
Delano, for example, right?
Very special Sahaba who had the special attention.
So bad Benjamin was chosen, and also lies Allah Allah in this beautiful incident of the Sierra.
Ma, he got mad was mounted on his horse, and also Sallam was holding the bridle. And he's walking with mud, and he's sending him away. And he's going
towards the governor of Medina.
And he asked him, he said, How will you judge
when you are in the forces? Let me tell you one thing, he said to me, he said to me said that you are going to a people of the book.
So he said, speak to them softly and speak to them well.
And he said, invite them towards Allah subhanho wa Taala and masasa invite them to the kalama. And he said, if they accept that, then ask them to make Salah.
And if they accept that then ask them to pray, approve to pay zakat, and he said take it from the rich and give it to their poor.
endorser take it from them and send it to Medina No.
He said take it from the rich and give it to their poor.
See that rise of nationalism in terms of how to give power? And then he said if some cases come to you, how will you judge and vice versa? I will seek for the answer in the book of Allah.
What does that tell you about the knowledge about Benjamin?
What is it about his knowledge, he was a man who had enough knowledge to be able to say to Rasul Allah Himself, that I will seek for the answer and the book of Allah.
Today when we read three books, and we think we are all about,
because I'm the mores of Google, I'm an island.
People who learn at the feet or salasar, what was their position? That's the reason I have a position which is beyond everything else. So he said yes, Allah I will seek the answer in the book of Allah
subhanho wa sallam said and if you do not find it, there is that I will seek the answer is the son of his messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.
And he said, if you don't find it, there is that I will consult with others, and we will come to an agreement. Who are the others? Anyone on the street? No.
Other people have knowledge, I will consult with them and we will come to an agreement. And he said, if there is nobody else and if you are not able to do that, what do you do? He said, then I will use my own judgment, subject to the conditions of the book of Allah and the Sunnah of the messenger sallallahu sallam. Voila, this is the framework today of all our decision making the Kitab of Allah, the son of visual messengers, or SLM, Iijima, Rafi is
the schema of
the collective agreement of the Allah. And he has which is your own understanding of a thing. But that's just mean anything I'd be like no, the chaos is also subject to conditions. And the conditions is that this there's this decision of mine which is based on my own personal interpretation must not violate known principles of the book of Allah and the Sunnah was was awesome.
So for example, by my fears, I cannot say that interest is giants in India. Why? Because I think so.
I think the conditions today are such that interest is gize. Can I say that? I can say that, but that would be haram that would be completely wrong. Why? Because it is going directly against the principle established in the book of Allah subhanho wa Taala. And the principles established in the book of Allah subhanaw taala. And in the Santa Rosa Salah, Salah. Do they have a time limit? Is there an expiry date? No till the Day of Judgment?
So I can miss Yes, but my guess has to be subject to the conditions of the book of Allah and the Sunnah of the messenger Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.
And then as they were nearing the edge of Medina,
Allah Sallam said to him, he said, Omar, when you come back, you may not find me here, and you may pass by my grave.
Barbara Delano wept, and he got off his horse, which is why he was sending me I don't want to leave you and
he said, Go,
Imagine this. What is the lesson we are learning?
Is there anything in this world
which has greater Baraka than the personal company of Muhammad Mustafa sallallahu alayhi wa sallam?
Is there anything which has great work on this? Is there anything that is more beautiful than praying behind the soul?
And listening to the Quran? In his beautiful voice? Is there anything which is more blessed than sitting in a dearth of the Quran?
be given by being given by the one on whom this revelation came?
Is there anything more blessed than taking part in Jihad feasts Abdullah with Rasul Allah, Allah Allah fighting by his sight?
Is there anything more blessed than simply sitting in the presence
and looking at his beautiful face?
But what is that to say
to one of his most beloved companions, he sick leave all of this and go and take this message to people who do not know take this message and introduce Allah to those who do not know Allah.
Why? Because that work is more important and more blessed than the company of Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam than the presence of Ursula Ursula, because that work is the essence of the of the presence of a saucer. That is the reason why he came into this world. And therefore, that work was given preceded by him.
And that's the reason why.
But there is a wrestler passed away. The Motor City in the Mojave scene tell us that they were close to 125,000 Sahaba ramela had a much mine.
But how many of them are buried in Madeira
And all the rest. Some of them, the more famous ones we know where they are buried. Somebody is buried in India, somebody is buried in China. Somebody is buried in Turkey, somebody is buried in Iraq. Somebody is buried in Egypt. Somebody is buried in the forest in
those we know the famous ones and those we don't know. Allah knows best. Maybe they are buried in Indonesia. Maybe they are buried in Malaysia, maybe they are buried Allah knows where
they went and they did the work of Allah.
Without argument without anything, they went and did the work of Allah subhanaw taala
We come to the last of the
leadership lessons from the life of musallam which is his succession planning and developing of leadership.
the people who wrote down the way
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these are the six people who were given this job of writing down the way
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all of them young people.
And receive from this there is also a solemn and trusted others with the most important tasks. And the two things that were done in the life of aerosolized, SLM.
What were those two things, the recording of the way and the recording of the teaching of this way, which we know as this
is a major confusion that is created in the minds of people thanks to the orientalist and also thanks to the very foolish Muslims who believe the orientalist that the way he was collected, that that the Hadees was collected only 200 years after the Surah Surah Salaam passed away. This is a lie. This is false. This is ignorance.
It was compiled in certain forms in the forms of books, it was compiled in the form of certain books, it was compiled by Imam, Bukhari, Muslim and so on much later, but all of that zahira all of that resource which they compiled, was already available, because somebody recorded it. I mean, they didn't get out of the air.
They were books of Hadith, not just recorded, there were books of Hadith, which were written down in the time of rubbish Allah, that is our Salah, and anyone who's interested, I will give you a whole list of them. These are not facts, the problem is that Muslims don't want to read.
And then you want to go around getting confused by people who want to confuse you, what can we do.
But I can give you a whole list of what are the books of Hadith, which were written down in the presence of enemies Allah, Allah set up during his lifetime.
And these people, these quota, this quota of ye and the Hadees, they followed the same principle, which is they would record it, they would write it down, then they would come to xlsm, recite it back and check for its correctness.
They did that with the book of Allah. And they did that also with these sayings and teachings of the book of Allah, which is the heresy
to the extent that one of them, and this is a famous holidays, one of them came and he asked him and he said jasola sallallahu sallam, sometimes you say things in anger, you are angry, and you say something, should we also record that?
And the supervisor said, by the one in whose hand is the life of Muhammad, Allah subhanho wa Taala guards this tongue.
And whatever I say, you can write it down.
Now, what does that tell you? that somebody was writing otherwise, what will they need to say this?
So in terms of succession planning, what do we learn from this develops successors early?
Give things to young people give them responsibility.
By all means, avoid them, by all means, correct them if they go wrong, pick the right one. There are some young people who like responsibility who like who like the idea of responsibility, not responsibility, there's a difference between the idea of responsibility and actual responsibility. So they like the idea of responsibility, but when they're given the responsibility, they break down, they don't do it.
So try to correct them and if you if you will die, they're incorrigible, then you need to change them and replace them but give authority into the hands of people because that's the only way that they are going to learn how to use it.
These are the people who are the teachings of the Quran. There are many people among the Sahaba who are the teachers of the Quran, Amara, for example, was one who
used to send people to him and say teach them the deen and our and other people from the from the Sufi, including Abdullayev know, Omar Delano. These were people who were designated specifically by Osama salam to teach people the Quran and the soul of Deen.
So the famous Hadith in Bukhari, whereas Rasul Allah is reported to upset now
The Quran from four people Abdullah
Salim Mola, Abu hanifa, Salah Mola Oliva
and Wyatt imageable. So this may say Mark bingeable, who was into Yemen. He was a teacher of the Quran
designate designated so by risala so we're talking about an alum of the kind that today
I don't think we can even imagine that you know, all the alumni in the world can reach the level of people that matter whenever medievalist is among the best of them.
The other hand is also Bukhari narrated Catalano I asked and has been Malik, who collected the Quran at the time of the Prophet, he replied, for all of whom were from the answer, OBEY Him nikka ma imageable Zayed bin savate and Abu Zeid
as I mentioned the other day in the in the drama just like to listen to the Quran
famous a couple of famous stories of that is once when
he was he would I applaud him in the muscle, for example, he would he would ask him to recite, and we look at that.
And other people would tell them to recite the Quran and used to listen to them to listen to their recitation of the Quran, and this was something that he liked to do.
was praying once in the masjid and he was reciting Quran and he sensed somebody standing behind him.
So when he made the stream and he waits around, he looked at me he looked at and there was also some standing behind him.
And I said to him, I love the way you recite the Columbia Law.
And Abu Musab al de la raza so life I knew that you were listening. I would have beautified my recitation even more.
When surah Medina was revealed Rosaura Salam went to Hawaii macabre Delano and he said my Rob ordered me to recite this surah to you.
Now we will cover the land was overwhelmed, he started weeping. He said yes, Allah. Allah subhanaw taala took my name.
And as soon as Allah for them said yes, Allah subhanaw taala took your name, and he told me to recite the surah to you.
As soon as Arsalan once asked Abdullah, the Masada Delano to recite some Quran for him and Abdullah masasa Dr. sola you want me to recite the column which you received?
You are the recipient of the revolution. You want me to recite this column to you?
Yes, I want you to decide because I like to listen to the recitation of people.
So Abdullah, started reciting from Surah Nisa, and he came to this ayah fucka Gina min Julio Martin bisha hedon wodgina de cada una de shahida which means how will it be then, when we bring forth from each nation a witness and we bring you all Mohammed Salah Salem, as a witness against these people
He was thinking of that day of judgment and what would happen on that day, when the saucer would have to give bear witness against other people.
He started weeping when he when Abdullah Solano recited this, I think about that I always tell people just think about this and say what kind of people and what kind of days those must have been where the Sahaba recited the Quran, and Allah subhanaw taala was listening.
And Allah subhanaw taala appreciated their recitation.
Allah subhanaw taala always listens. This is one of the most beautiful ideas and let me tell you this video about this as soon as
when the person that that is one of the reasons for reciting the Quran aloud and doing it on a regular basis.
Allah subhanaw taala knows even if you do not decide it aloud, Allah knows what you are reading, but there is a reason for reciting it aloud and for doing it regularly. Rasul Allah Sallam said Allah subhanho wa Taala waits for the recitation of his slave. And when he starts reciting, Allah subhanaw taala draws the attention of those around him to that slave and said listen to him that is my slave so and so.
This is my slave so and so is resetting the column listen to him.
last advice guru Do
I remember you
said when my slave remembers me within himself, I remember him within myself. And my when my slave remembers me in company, I remember him come in a company which is better than his.
And we know that Allah subhanho wa sallam informed us that there are angels who tour the world who search and go around in the world, for modalities of zeker of Allah subhanaw taala, may Allah make this madness, one of them.
And when they find these modalities, these Malaika, they surround that modulus and they fill it up and they fill it up over until the first seven.
So we know from this hadith that inshallah is not only 50 something or whatever number of people who are sitting in this room, there are these people and there are only knows how many Malaika who are present in this room, who are listening to us and who are watching us and they know who we are.
Get a sense of this, get a sense of this.
And then, as soon as I said, when the madness is over, these Malika, go to Allah subhanaw taala. And report to Allah subhanho wa Taala, about the Madras. And remember, whenever we talk about this, why does Allah subhanaw taala ask this question, what were my slaves doing and report for what reason does not know
what just in favor of the people Allah knows. But Allah subhanaw taala is establishing,
establishing witnesses in our favor for the Day of Judgment. So Baraka will go up, and they will say honorable, I mean, we came to this place, and there was this group of people there, and they were engaged in your liquor, they were remembering you.
Tell us what I will say, What did they want from me? And the agency I mean, they wanted your forgiveness, and they wanted your agenda.
And we ask Allah subhanaw taala for agenda. They ask Allah for agenda to be ready for all of us, and for all of our families who have gone before us and for all of our families who are not here john.
Allah subhanaw taala will say to the angels, have they seen my
angels Zerubbabel army they have not seen. Then Allah says, if they see my agenda, what will they do?
With the SEO agenda? They will want it even more
analysis than what else did they watch? And the Malik has a horrible element. They wanted protection from your fire. They wanted protection from your anger. They wanted protection from the hellfire. And Allah subhanaw taala will say, have they seen the Hellfire Sierra Bellamy they have not seen the Hellfire, what will happen if they see the Hellfire? Yeah, they will beg for your forgiveness even more their breakfast is protection even more.
And then there is Allah Sallam said that Allah subhanaw taala will say to the angels
and May Allah make this true for us here.
Allah subhanaw taala will say to the angels you be witness that I have forgiven all of them.
And I will give them what they wanted.
And I will protect them from that which they wanted me to protect them from.
It's not a simple thing. Don't think you just came here and you said no, Mashallah, you and my name is being taken by Rob burada been on his arm.
And then America will say, but there was also a man who came in he just sort of passed by and he sat on the corner somewhere. He didn't come for the Muslims. He was not a member of the Muslims or something. But he came he was passing by he just dropped for a few minutes. Allah subhanaw taala says I have forgiven him also.
the bark of the mud is
the bark of the Muslims.
sola sola Salaam said that's why he said recite the Quran aloud and decided that regularly, Allah subhanaw taala waits to listen to that recitation.
The problem is unfortunately, even the good deeds we do we do it with unconsciousness. We just do it mechanically like a machine. You open the book I finish one just
in the library, never bothered about that. Why? What are we reading? Why are we reading? How are we reading? We must do things with a sass and that is the reason why that this beautiful beautiful hat is in Albania. The first one is a bakery. Why? What is this whole business of Nia is not just a question of reward. It is reward of course, but it also if you're doing something consciously, that thing has huge, huge benefit.
So before you recite the Quran from this moment onwards inshallah, stop for a few seconds
think I'm about to read and the one whose column it is is listening
and that one is not just listening passively, he is listening, he is drawing the attention of those around him to me by name. He is mentioning me by name, who is around Allah subhanaw taala jabril Obi Kai and all the Armani Arshad all the covering of the Malaika Alice rocker is drawing their attention to you by name.
Get a sense of this, get a sense of this. I am sitting and reading the column Allah subhanaw taala.
Allah is mentioning me on a search what was happened to me here, when I'm reading this column of Allah.
Don't do things mechanically.
Do it with us. And then read
and keep this SS with you that Allah subhanaw taala is listening,
And he developed a card of leaders to take his message to the end of the earth.
Right from the beginning, even before he made his law.
He said Musab Romero Delano to Medina, as his ambassador
to present Islam.
And almost all the big names among the unsolved Sahaba are people who accepted Islam on the hand of Musa bin Omar Abdullah.
One of the most beautiful stories of the of the Sahaba is the story of Musa By the way, we will not go into it now, because of lack of time, but do read these things. He said to Yemen or Delano.
A woman came
to me once and asked a question. And as soon as I said, Come back tomorrow?
And I'll give you an answer. And she said, If I don't find you, what should I do? He said go to a walker. And she said, If you cannot find if I don't find a worker, what should I do? He said go to our
column. And this was I'm just giving you one incident. But this was the norm among the Sahaba. If they needed an answer if they went to a salon, and if he if he did if he was not available, or if they needed the answer, they would go to our Casa de Delano. And if he was not there, they would go to Omar Catalano in that order.
Throughout this was the way of the Sahaba the people who understood the deen and who learned the
delegated the teaching of Islam to the azova so far, and he delegated to the modern woman. And he delegated it to the learned among the men and women of the Sahaba. He gave instructions and they used to teach the deen and this is the most important thing as far as I was concerned, the most important thing so he developed a card of leaders a card of successes, not just one but number of people.
It's not accidental today, that 14 centuries later, we still have Islam Alhamdulillah in a pristine form in an uncorrupted form. I'm not talking about what people do to and and all sorts of corruption that they do in the name of Islam that they do that they're the sin of that is on their head. But that's not because the door Islam is not available, it is available It is very much available, it is there. And we know what it is and that the reason for that is because it created a system to take it forward.
He chose wisely. He chose people for tasks that they were competent to do not for any other reason.
He did not just pick somebody because he liked him. He picked people for the tasks for which they were best suited. For example, He picked Holly them normally as the commander of the army, even though there were others who
loved more, Avner as for example, one of the one of the favorite stories of the of the Sierra, where, as Rhonda was sitting in the company was Asana and Asana had a way whenever he spoke to people, he looked at them directly. He didn't sort of talk, you know, over his shoulder or something. He looked at him directly and he spoke and
he felt that Nebuchadnezzar is looking at me all the time when he's speaking. So I think he loves me more than anybody else.
So he decided to test it out. So he went and he said, jasola
Who do you love the most?
So our last thought, well, this is not going the way I want it to go. So is it known as a I don't mean the women, I mean among the men who do you love the most? He said the father of Ayesha.
So, I decided that this is enough.
Let me not
let me not test this anymore and he any left. So the even though he loved some people, naturally it is human tendency, but for work, he sent people who were capable
of doing that particular job, Matt bingeable. He was one of the as I mentioned, he was one of the youngest of the answer, but he was an alum of the of the among the xaba. He was a learner. He was a scholar, and a man of great competence and capability, and he sent him to Yemen. As the governor of Yemen. He appointed Osama bin Zayed in command over Abu Bakar and Omar, radi Allahu anhu. And our city honored this choice after the passing away of Allah, and inshallah we'll look at that after the break. After the source of them passed away, our Casa de Delano became the halifa. So, so effectively now he was the boss of Osama bin Zayed he could have he could have changed the command
if he wanted. But not only did he honor the command
people advised him that he should keep America back as his own advisor.
So our workers know when to some of his aides and asked for his permission. He said if you permit
now azobenzene is who he is a young boy compared to overseas.
He's a son of a former slave, they've been hired out of the run. And there are a lot of people who will see that inshallah after the break, there are people who objected when it was made the commander over
and over the you know, and and going back to the width of your jelly,
where is all this stuff coming in from is that this man is given on Devo he's given
our honored the command of what socialism had done. So Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam chose wisely the people that he chose for whichever task that he gave them.
We will take a break now and then inshallah we'll come back for the rest of our class inshallah and we will
close today by additional time at 130.