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Lessons from the Anbiya-Session 35
Channel: Mirza Yawar Baig
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alameen wa salatu salam ala
Sayyidina Muhammad Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam you
might have other sisters.
Before I go further, I want to mention something
I just got a message from one of my very dear friends and brothers
Oh Alhamdulillah May Allah bless him, he's a chef who teaches Arabic language.
And his special focus is on grammar May Allah bless him.
And may Allah subhanaw taala enable us to learn this beautiful language of the Quran,
all languages, other languages as well as the panel data, and also to handle the data creator of language. And he mentioned this in the for animals who mentioned that he is the and we know that He is the creator of all languages, but Arabic language because it is the language of the foreigner and because it is the language of the soul of life. So like Salah has a very special significance.
And obviously when you are learning about it is essential for us to learn the language of the barrel of Allah subhanaw taala Yes, people like us who for whom Arabic is not
our mother tongue is not our native language. We make use of
translation of the Quran And may Allah bless those who translated the Coronavirus data
so that it became accessible to people who are non Arabic speakers.
In today's world, many Arabs also read translations because classical Arabic of the Quran is not always understood by even by many atoms with 100 thanks to the for an Arabic is still a living language, even though
most other classical languages in their classical form have have perished, or they have changed so completely, that it's impossible to to almost recognize them, but not so without a condom. Now, my point was that my friend sent this email to a lot of us, and in this email, he
mentioned that, you know, he talked about the importance of learning the Arabic language, he talked about the importance of learning,
so that you can recite it correctly. And,
and so forth. So he, this was his his message, which she sent to,
to his his group, I'm also very happy to be part of that group. Now,
then I get a notification from him, which he said also to the whole group,
which where he says that,
obviously, somebody objected.
So he said, I want to clarify that he does not forked. And that learning of Arabic is not farmed. And if somebody says that learning Arabic is forbidden, they have to bring a charade the need for that and somebody says that it is farmed, and they must bring it to charity, the reason for this and so on and so forth. I'm just recommending it what
I want to say do two things. Firstly,
what is the
what is the opposite of
of Tajweed if I can say that it does read is the correct methodology, a correct way of pronouncing and reading the Quran? What is the opposite of that?
It is the opposite is to do it incorrectly, right. So, those who want to argue about a term called forth
by using it or arguing about it in a technical way,
rather than understanding it in the other meaning of it, which is in the general usage of the language.
They must try to understand that these kinds of arguments are a complete waste of time and compared have no luck make no logical sense.
Whether anyone likes to say he likes to accept that as we this fog of Rock The fact remains that how can anyone take a position that it is okay to recite the Quran incorrect.
I think about this. One is to recite the Quran to the best of your ability and then if somebody takes a recording of that and listens to that or if they share with you
Start Up there are teachers that you meet, listens to that and says look, you know this as you eat is wrong of this corner. That's a different issue. Because the person is is doing his best the person is trying to the best of his ability, but maybe because of the fact that this person is not
a native Arabic speaker. The person's tongue has been trained differently in a different language. And so they pronounce certain things differently from how they should pronounce classical Quranic Arabic.
But they are not saying it is okay to do that.
They are doing their best. And believe me, it doesn't have to be only non Arabs, for example, the example I always give, and I have a good laugh for you because I have Egyptian relatives and friends.
In Egyptian Arabic, they don't pronounce the word they don't pronounce gene.
they pronounce gene as gipe. Right. So there's a Gamal of the NASA is a Gamal Gamal. Instead of Jamal Jamil, they say instead of general is a gun so you know the many atoms is a cool loose living fee Jana Baku Luis Ramos passerine feagan in all Muslims will be in Jana, but all the muscle is all the Egyptians will be in Ghana. Now this is a joke, but the point is that here are the Egyptian people who are native Arabic speakers. Also Egypt and Cairo especially is a has been a center of Arabic learning language learning for non speakers of Arabic language for decades. yet because the Egyptian dialect is, is different. They pronounce something differently now. However, if you ask an
I'm talking about I'm not talking about the gender if you're not the suit I'm saying if you talk to any Egyptian share for your doctor talk to the shoe Congress pronounce it correctly, but I'm saying even if we talk to our regular normal you know garden variety Egyptian I say well, when you say Jim is it game or G means it is G Medina inspire I speak because this is why my dialect is I speak now, there is a difference of therefore there is a difference between somebody who may be doing something incorrectly like in this case, who may be reciting with the to the best of his ability with great sincerity with love of Allah subhanho wa Taala with no other column of Allah, but he makes this
He made this mistake inadvertently.
If you point it out to him, he accepts the mistake he said I'm sorry this is this is you know, he does no I will continue to use I will make the effort I will try to I will try to correct and change. But then when he resides again, maybe make the same mistake again there is a difference. On the other hand, if somebody says it is not fun to learn that we then tell me Are you are you saying that it is okay to recite the Quran incorrectly? I mean, that is a that's an absolutely nonsensical position. Right? How can it be okay or acceptable to recite the column of philosophy incorrectly?
The reason I bring this point American sisters is please understand this. One is that those who are teaching you today,
right and I'm the first of them.
Those who are digital today, we are doing it only and only because
the people who have real knowledge, they don't have the language.
Right? Whether we like it or not the language of the world today is English. It is not Arabic. It is not. It is not Farsi
so people like me, we try whatever little we know. And only Allah knows and I know our reply, no, I'm not trying to be modest. I'm not making these statements as you know how I am less than the dust on your feet. No, I'm not less than the dust on your feet.
I know what I am.
However, in order to please Allah subhanho wa Taala people like myself, people like my friend. I don't want to take his name when he listens to the zero no exam.
We stick our necks out so that you can chop it
have some have some you know mercy one light because you will need the mercy of Allah subhanaw taala on the Day of Judgment, it's very easy to point a finger and say this is wrong that is wrong. And then you know hold people down and say how can you say it is for? I mean, the man is giving you some good advice.
And when you use the word for Did he say that I mean followed in the Sharia is the law.
He just said first because you know it's a it's a it's a common usage word. Which means really important it'll be extremely important.
If you did the Shanna is the love that something which is farther if you do it, no
It is fun if you deliberately leave it to a point you are committing
Now you don't you don't ask this question about somebody who's who's inviting you and who's advising you to take a bank loan, or to get a mortgage on your house or to take a bank loan to buy a TV set, you don't ask this question to that person, right? You don't you don't think about this further and whatnot, when you are selling alcohol and cigarettes and tobacco products and lotteries and, and pornographic literature in your, in your 711 shops.
Please have some have some, you know, fear of Allah subhanaw taala there are people in this world today of mela bless all of them who are sticking their necks out, in order to convey something beneficial to the rest of the community. Because the rest of the community can does not have the time, they will not make the effort to go and study the deen to study the Sharia from the teachers who have real knowledge.
Because it takes a lot of trouble, you have to learn their language because they will not learn your language. So you have to learn you know Farsi, Arabic, whatever it is. And then you have to go and dedicate your time go and get yourself admitted into the room, or the mothers or the Java or whatever it is and spend 5678 years, nine years whatnot, and then you get, you know, some paper from that.
You don't have the time to do all of that, because you're too busy, busy busy in this world.
And when somebody sticks his neck out to try to help you by taking that knowledge and distilling it and making it into bite sized pieces, and and spoon feeding you then you find out who that person
in the law whenever
somebody sends me these glasses of mine or 40 minutes each, somebody sends me a
saying, Can you say whatever you have said it? Can you say it in half the time?
No, I did not respond to it. I don't respond to these things. But I wanted to say to him, why don't you have the lecture tell us
whatever I have to say I can I can I can not only say it in half the time I can say that in one second.
What is the one second fear Allah,
Every single word that I have ever spoken in my life on the subject of Islam can be condensed into these two words, if the whole lot. That is even one word. Now.
If the whole class, I don't have to say anything more.
Because if you have the power of Allah, if Allah that's it.
do not treat
your own brothers and sisters without mercy. Because you need mercy from Allah Hamilton. It's very easy to find fault.
Very easy to find fault.
And like Epictetus said 2000 years ago, and I say today,
if you find fault with me,
I will tell you something, I will tell you that you are wrong. And you know why you are wrong. Because you really haven't seen all the words that I have. You pointed only at one fault, because that's all you could see.
All the others which you will not see you in our last minute Allah has hidden
that is the actual reality.
So if you find God when the big dealer
I know more about myself than you know, then you will know about me.
Please welcome the sisters.
Have mercy on yourself. It's very easy to find forums.
Somebody says something immediately you know, you want to give a fatwa cover.
Somebody says something immediately you want to put the person on the spot and tacos I used to laugh. If somebody asks you the same questions on the Sharia, you bet I can bet you the people making these points cannot answer those questions.
Maybe Stefan Toba for yourself, and make us different Toba for your brothers and sisters.
Thank Allah subhanho wa Taala dolla dolla dolla dolla created some people in this world who are stupid enough to stick out their neck
to please Allah and for your sake
because it pains them to see their brothers and sisters doing all kinds of wrong things and putting themselves into trouble unnecessarily avoidable. So it pains them they suffer for that and that is why they stick their necks out. They take their time.
They spend hours and hours and hours reading and researching and trying to understand and they ask questions that do this and they do that and they spend the time they spend the energy to spend the money and you haven't paid for one single cent of that.
you are the divinity and the gumption. Go look up the words
to point a finger and to give, you know, give opinions and,
and to condemn and to do all of this stuff for a living.
Nigga Stefan asks Allah to forgive you, and ask Allah to forgive that whoever that person is who's trying to teach you.
He's human, he makes mistakes, he knows that. He begs his Rob della della neurotology, cry for a lot about that.
ask Allah to forgive him, ask Allah to forgive you. And if you still don't like his fish, Don't listen to him.
Do not listen to him.
Right? Delete him from your from your memory, delete him from your phonebook, delete him from your from the YouTube from from your preferred videos, right? Don't listen to him, please.
But if you listen to the person, forget the person,
whatever the person is saying, if there is good ticket,
if you don't like it, leave it.
There's my principle in life. I don't know what the person's face, I don't care.
Let that person be anybody.
I do not get
if there is something good in what the person is saying, I take
and I shall hamdulillah.
And if there is something in that in what the person says, which is 40 or which I, which I don't like or I have a very different from that person.
Then I stay with what I am convinced about
I don't argue with that person. I don't go and look up somewhere and then come back to the person and say, you know, you said something, this is wrong. And so and so says this.
This is another
you will ask an opinion to somebody and he gives you an opinion with the lie.
But you're not satisfied because it doesn't satisfy you. You're out shopping right? So you want the correct kind of pizza.
So then you will find your collect your your your flavor of pizza.
And then you come back to learn about that chef says this 10 go listen to that chef man Who told you to listen to this guy. Go listen to that, Chef, please go.
Please, don't waste your time. Don't waste other people's time.
Don't look at the person's face. It doesn't matter who it is.
If you want to take something good thing, if you don't want to take some take something for what the person is say limit no problem.
Neither that person nor anybody else is compelling you to take this or that
it is your life. You are going to stand up for Allah subhanaw taala.
Look out for yourself. Look out for yourself.
My brothers and sisters and hamdulillah we are on the
story of holding a Salah. And
looking at the people of the ad who Allah subhanaw taala sent who that a Salaam to.
And their problem was today, a universal problem.
And this has been a universal problem many times and Allah subhanaw taala in history has shown us what happens to those who live under these illusions. And what are these illusions? illusions of grandeur or illusions of power, illusions of glory illusions of majesty, which are all illusions.
And they deny Allah subhanaw taala and they deny those who come to want them to help them. And that's why I began this
piece with talking to you about the importance of respecting and valuing those who
who try who stick their necks out. They don't have to do it. They stick their necks out and they try to help you and me
to understand this religion and to live our lives by the Spirit.
So I was around that I mentioned the ad
where Allah subhanaw taala della della Lu, in sort of the shorter and less route that I said I will will lay my shape on the Bismillah Rahim gazyva en el muro Salim is of Allah oma whoa
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in sort of the shora Allah subhanaw taala said the odd the people are, they relied they denied the messengers.
When their brother hold said to them, we do not fear Allah and obey Him. Verily, I'm a trustworthy messenger to you.
So fear Allah, fear the anger of Allah subhanho wa Taala put the whole law at your own. This is the fundamental
principle, the fundamental rule the fundamental
message of every Nabhi from Adam alayhis salam to mohammadu Rasulullah sallallahu taala How do you
keep your duty to Allah have Taqwa of Allah and obey me? Naughty? Why do I ask you for it? My reward is only from the rub of the aisle. I mean,
this is the second
key feature of the America that they did not take a reward from the people. They did not sell the deal. They didn't charge people a fee to teach them Islam. They did not charge them money to feed to teach Islam they did not convert Islam into an income source. And lots of data this this, this ayah no reward do I ask of you for it? My reward is only from the rubber of the island. This is something Mr. Ahluwalia, he made a joke in Nigeria Illa Allah, Allah Allah in this ayah
in these words, and in other times in this meaning, sometimes the words are delivered in the Quran has come nine times with respect to different medicine
and in the light and one with reference to all of them.
You will never see any Nabhi who converted Islam into a business who converted Islam into a source of income.
Many of you who have earned me you know this is something on which I feel extremely strongly about
teach people for the pleasure of Allah Allah
don't charge a fee for that.
If you are getting a salary from an organization, it's a different matter for example, some of my friends in employees who work for the office and work for their organization and so on they asked me after listening to my lecture, this is where I worked for the organization the government pays with our organization pays me but is it okay to do this work of the eyes have you done inshallah, this is fine, because you're not charging the people, the person coming to you. You're not saying to the person give me some money for me to tell you know,
somebody else and this is how it should be because at the end of the day, if you look at it, the people doing the work of our the people who are teaching in our rooms and modalities and so on and so forth. The people who are the truth in the massages at the end of the day, they have families and they are giving you they're providing you a service, which is a critical service. Technically speaking, this is something which was far line for you, as a as an individual as a Muslim, it was your job to go and seek knowledge It was your job to go and learn your DNA to practice.
Right now you didn't do that because you were too busy. You were too busy making money or too busy in your business this and that whether you spend lots of time and not so
Energy and lots of, you know, our years and years and years studying this that have done all of that is good, and I am not against your studies and so forth. But then when was the time to study.
So, you did not do that now there is somebody XYZ,
man or woman
who did what you should have done, which is that they studied the DEA. And now they have come and they are teaching you,
which puts them in your mind, because now that person also has to feed themselves.
And they have to feed their family. So what do they do?
What should happen is that the community must support this effort. community must support the effort. community must put funds together and say that we will support
this email we will support this teacher who will support this room does damage and so on and so forth. This this die of Islam
and tell him that you don't take money from anybody, we will give you a salary and you do the work of the for the pleasure of Allah. May Allah bless you and Allah have mercy on you and us. This is what should happen. Believe me, this is what happens in the only place where it doesn't happen is with the Sunni Muslims. The only place where it does not have is with the Sunni Muslims.
With the unknown,
it happens everywhere else Believe me.
But, you know,
the wider the point here i'm saying is that the MBR did not take money to teach.
And I say to the people teaching the while I have said this as far as the communities are concerned, I'm saying people should have the ochre Allah, Allah droid,
forget the community. If they don't want to support you, let them not support you do the work for the sake of Allah Subhana.
Keep your loving provide for your needs, keep your desires under control, work for the benefit of others
and allow you enough for your needs this I have absolutely no doubt about that moment. This Allah will definitely definitely Java number two.
So therefore, Moodle is rubbish has no reward is a fear Allah subhanaw taala view the anger of Allah and keep your duty to him, have Taqwa and obey me no reward why I ask of you for it. My Word is only from the rub of the enemy.
And then he says with him, Do you Bill high places on high palaces or every high place, why you do not even live in them?
Just building for the sake of
Sure. You don't even live in that but you build a bunch. And there are so many examples of this from our history, as well as our present.
I'd rather have the time or the interest to you know, point my finger at anything. I think all of those are as visible to you as they are visible to me. And
sure people like you and me didn't build those things, but at least let us not do the equivalent of that.
In terms of what Allah has given us,
a building a palace on a high place is not restricted exactly to that action. It refers to doing something to show off. It refers to ostentation of any kind
and allows rather than as and do get and this is what hula Salam said to his people do build high palaces on every high place, why you do not live in them, and do get for yourselves palaces, fine buildings, meaning you build these massive structures, as if you will live there forever. And when you see is, you see is as tyrants because he's a warlike people. So the when when they went somewhere they would lay waste to something, again refers to when you are in a position of power and authority. How do you treat those who are
in your clutches, who are in your in your control?
And then he said so fear Allah Subhana Allah keep your duty to Him and obey me again the same I have Taqwa of Allah subhanaw taala within me, and keep your duty to him gela delallo and fear him della della Allah Who, who has aided you who has given you all the good things that you know, don't have arrogance don't have pride. Today you are talking about money, you are talking about power, you are talking about science and technology, you are talking about knowledge only because Allah gave that to you. If Allah had not given that to you, you would have been living in huts and retreats, but Allah give that to you. Now, don't take that for granted. Don't become arrogant with it. Use it in
the way that Allah subhana wa Taala
likes to see which is
Was sugar, and which is sharing that goodness with everybody else. And then he said, Allah has a To Do With cattle and children and gardens and springs, and he's talking about the culture of the time again, today, it can be many other things that Allah has given us. Very, I feel for you the amount of a great day, the day of judgment. And they said, it's the same to us whether you preach or you don't preach. May Allah protect us. Sometimes I read history, I feel that nothing has changed. Somebody said the only thing you will learn from history is that you learn nothing. from Allah protect us from from be of that way.
There is no, they said, We doesn't matter. You can say whatever you want. It's okay. We don't care for you. And this is no other than the false tales. And religion of the ancients. Again, they say, Oh, this is all superstition. This is all nonsense, and so on and so forth. And we are not going to be punished. We will there is no day of judgment and so are the people who are denying the Day of Judgment Pouliot avago Monaco hotel and they will
close this thing and he said say to them, that Malibu mode has been set upon you and He will take us off and he will return to you. Whether you like it or not. Well, Carlos de la ville LD in helping God The one who
said they say that, is it true? Is it really will this happen? That we will be after we have been buried and we have become one with the earth disintegrated, decomposed, and is finished? And have you heard we redirected? Are you going to be brought back alive again, this is not possible. It's not gonna happen. Allison balangiga Kira big capital, they are denying the meeting with the adjuster that doesn't matter. You accept it, don't accept it, to deny it, you don't deny it will happen. And the sensible person is the one who accepts it. Because this is what we have been.
We have been informed by the Salah by the prophets, and this is what Allah subhanaw taala chose for us. And he said, hamdulillah therefore I am going to prepare for this time because this time
I don't get don't get mistaken by this hamdulillah that it gave us a sense to understand the truth, let's understand the truth. And so they belied him, they denied him, Allah said and we destroyed them.
We destroyed. That's it. Right? Here is a civilization.
who the people are at
who we're known for, with imports the magnificence of that civilization. What do you say to people who had magnificent palaces on every promontory on every high mountain, every high place? What do you say? I mean, amazing, obviously, they had resources, and the use of resources. And obviously, those palaces must have been very beautiful, they must have been very beautifully furnished. Right, I don't want to dig the names of people because their descendants are alive and you know, it will pay them to, to draw to hear the names of their forefathers they have Bella forgive those forefathers for what they did. But we have a case where there are these true two powerful nobles
in one of the kingdoms
And they built just obviously, they these were these are premium robots. So they weren't they weren't exactly living in huts. So he's your hero, the each of them was had his own palace, he was living in the palace, and they had a bet to say who will build a higher palace. And one built it on one mountain. The other one built it on the other monitor
both of them, you know,
the effect of the British colonial was massive. So both of these are very, there was a bit like British
Ducal palaces. And one of them was furnished with 314 furniture in an entire 150 rooms and it was furnished with Louis 14 furniture. Right? And the other one also similarly, very, very magnificent.
Today one is almost falling down. And the other one
I won't tell you what the other one because you will guess. So the point I'm making here is that there's no shortage of this kind of thing I hear about these people, the people who are who are
who are obviously they had this fantastic civilization, and they were people who were so arrogant. Obviously they thought that they will last forever. Nothing can touch us. Nothing can come near us. And Allah just says one word we destroy
So I look now
I look no, one word.
But I look No, we destroyed in the view that I had
in the physical if mama can access
LS, right, that's it and we destroyed Verily, in this indeed is a sign yet most of them
are not believers.
Now most of them meaning those people, and most of them meaning those who, even today, and in the time of Mr. Salah who would listen to these stories, and yet they did not believe. Now, the thing to understand is that
Allah subhanho wa Taala mentioned these two civilizations, or three for example,
the other the some of the especially, because these were, what are today called the
ancient Arabs. And these are people who are, who are, you know, what forefathers of the atoms. So the The Punisher, maka and the Arabs of the time it was a seller. Yeah, they knew about these people. So this was the the stones, these names of the civilizations were not strange to them. And when they and then you only in some cases, they saw the ruins and so forth. In this case, the rules were not there. But Allah subhanaw taala mentioned the name was that people knew them. So Allah then told them, this is what happened to these people. Yes, all the stories you heard about these people are true, the the magnificent civilizations, here is Allah subhanaw taala, a self mentioning them in
these terms. And he's saying, you know, these people are people who,
who, who lived in the others I mentioned in the last class, or people who lived in the area called half in Yemen. And today, there is no sign of them. And the Arab legends talk about them. But there's no sign no trace of them in the land. And if the Quran didn't mention them, you would not even know that they exist. And that itself is a sign that itself is a sign to say that how is it that something which was so magnificent, we lasted Allah knows how many centuries the lasted, completely vanished without any trace? Because Allah Subhana Allah, Allah subhanaw taala wants to finish he finishes. And Allah said, that is a sign. The fact that today, even though your legends
and stories tell you about these things, but now when you come here, there are not even Druids.
In that sign, or in many cases, we go and see the ruins. We go and see the old palaces, we go and see the old forts, many of these palaces and for and forced Today, many places have become hotels,
in many cases, they are just there, they're just
in your testimony to two things, the grandeur of the aggregate and what happens to them as a result of being added.
And the identity, the center of it is Anderson and valley Europe geladeira who he is indeed, the Almighty, and the Most Merciful.
And this is the beauty. Why not rob aka the world. Aziz Rahim. Allah did not say Aziz al Jabbar, he didn't say, Okay, well, I did not say he is the most powerful and he's the one who Avengers is the most powerful and he's the one who forces his, his will on anybody with Allah subhanho wa Taala His glory and majesty and power comes his mercy and His forgiveness and you ask Allah subhanaw taala for his mercy and forgiveness. I want to I want to end with reminding myself when you stay far, far far away from arrogance. stay far away from pointing fingers at people stay far away from ostentation, from showing off, have humility. Let us have the auto let us have humility. And let us remember and
recognize the fact that whatever good is happening to us is because Allah subhanaw taala chose that for us.
Unless you know what Allah has hidden our forms, we ask Allah to continue to hide our forms. And if something difficult or evil happens to us, then this is the result of our own sins and we immediately make a step far on top of it turn towards Allah subhanho wa Taala we correct our lives. If we don't do that, then we are in serious danger of,
of becoming, you know, statistics. Like all of people like this. They are the smooth and
whoever else who thought that they were so powerful, I thought that they were so magnificent and glorious and so on and so forth until Allah subhanho wa Taala showed them there
was a victory while and he was happy.
He was Salam Alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh