Channel: Mirza Yawar Baig
Series: Mirza Yawar Baig - Living Islam
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Bismillah al Rahman al Rahim al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil alameen wa Salatu was Salam O Allah, MBA with masa de Muhammad Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, de Sleeman kathira in the Sierra Nevada myrobalan sisters
vizilite Allah we are in our session of
And we ask Allah subhanaw taala to guide us to do that which reflects positively and well on us as Muslims.
I remind myself and you that nobody walks alone.
Every one of us is a reflection of our parents, meaning our raising and upbringing. We are a reflection of our community, our culture, our values, we are reflection
of Islam as a Muslim. We are a reflection on Muhammad Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam May Allah, protect him from any evil that comes from us. We are a reflection of humanity.
Our brothers and sisters never do something that will compromise that
it's not worth it.
I remind myself and you that the basis of all
is the reason that deed is performed.
The headings of our lives are seldom which we all know and Bukhari
The first half is narrated by Omar Nakata, Rolando
who reported that Rasul Allah is Allah Sam said in namale armello beneath, he said that the reward of the deed the basis of the deed is the is the reason why it was done is the intention.
And he said that whoever migrated for the sake of Allah subhana wa Taala and his Nabi Muhammad Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam migrated for Allah and for rasulillah salam meaning that he or she will get the reward of the migration, but whoever migrated for any other reason,
and in this particular Hadees, he also mentioned that waiver migrated for the sake of marrying another person marrying a woman.
Then, that migration is for that purpose, it is not for Allah and
migration now case would apply to those who migrate physically as in moving to some other location in order that we please Allah and Allah meaning that if we are living in someplace where we are prevented from practicing our religion,
then we move to some other place where this prohibition on practicing our religion does not exist, where the environment is conducive to living our lives as Muslims, but it also refers to migration.
But it also refers to migration. from bad to good from evil to good, from bad habits to good habits from wrong beliefs to right from wrong action to right action.
It refers to migration from all that displeases Allah subhanho wa Taala. To all that pleases Allah subhana wa Tada. So migration is not restricted to physically moving ourselves and our residents and our bodies. It's not restricted to time and space as in migration from Mecca to Medina during the time of Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam migration and hegira is open to all of mankind until the end of time.
When a person enters Islam, a person who was not Muslim when he or she enters Islam, they are migrating from disbelief to believe when a Muslim chooses to live his or her life according to the orders of Allah subhanho wa Taala and according to the blessed sunnah of Rasulullah Salallahu salam, they are choosing to migrate from disobedience to obedience.
So I remind myself when you let us always be focused on this and let us migrate to that which pleases Allah number one, number two, let us do that for the sake of Allah Subhana Horton,
brothers and sisters to give you an example and Allah Allah Allah, Allah Allah subhanho wa Taala is, is about any examples.
To illustrate, let me give you an example that if I work for somebody, then I expect reward from the person for whom I worked. If I do work for nobody
Then I cannot expect reward from anybody because I was not working for anyone, I was just doing something
even more. So, if I was working for one entity, one person, I cannot go for remuneration or reward to somebody else.
Because if I do that it's completely logical if I'm if you are working for somebody else, and you come to me and say, pay me, I will say for what?
For the work I did for so and so? Well, if you did the word for so and so go to so and so, for payment.
How do you come to me?
And this is the reason why the correct belief, the belief in Allah subhanho wa Taala
as the only one worthy of worship, and not just the intellectual or academic belief, but this belief is supported by actual action. I believe that there is nobody worthy of worship except Allah. And what is the proof of this belief, because my belief is in my heart, you can see what is the proof of this belief. The proof of this belief is that I worship Allah, and that I do not worship anybody else. Remember, our karma begins with an affair. It begins with a denial.
We say la ilaha illAllah. There is nobody worthy of worship, except Allah.
The nothing comes before this, but the denial comes before the affirmation
to leave the worship of anyone and everybody else.
Before we do the worship of Allah, you might say that is automatic. I'm saying it is not automatic, because you can be worshipping others and worshiping Allah, which is the definition of check.
That is not acceptable, to leave
the worship of anyone else other than Allah, and to come to the worship of Allah subhanaw taala. diligent
means obedience. Please understand this. Worship means obedience, would have been
the descendant of Atiba die. The famous man from Arabia, who was so famed for his big heartedness for his enormous amazing generosity
would have been had him who later became Muslims.
He came to meet Rasul Allah sallallahu Sallam in Medina
at that time, okay, when has it happened was a Christian. So he was wearing on a che and he was wearing a big crucifix a big cross.
met him, he recited the ayat of the Quran, where Allah subhanho wa Taala said, and they have taken their monks and their priests
as their Illa as their gods.
who they want
to know which Allah Allah sallam. He said, Yeah, I also do a lot with due respect to you. We do not worship our priests. We do not worship our our monks.
Rosaura Sallam said to him, is it true?
That Allah subhanho wa Taala prohibited something, but your priests and monks have permitted it? And you do it? And you disobey Allah? You obey your priests and monks, and you disobey Allah, is it true? He said, Yes.
Then as soon as salaam said, is it not true also, that Allah subhanaw taala permitted something, but your priests and monks have prohibited it? So you follow your priests and monks, and you leave? What Allah subhanho wa Taala made halaal for you, is it not true?
And they said yes.
As soon as I said him said that is worship.
What is worship, to obey somebody in opposition to obeying Allah subhanaw taala This is worship.
Allah subhanho wa Taala mentioned this in the Quran. In surah Furqan Allah subhanaw taala said our item Imani Takada, Illa, Huwa, under the goon Vallejo keila. Allah subhanaw taala said Have you not seen those who have taken as objects of worship as their deities as their ILA.
What are the digger? How are their own desires are either Have you not seen many de la isla how
allow our there ILA, their object of worship their god their deity is who their own desires. Allah said, Have you not seen these people who have taken their own desires as objects of worship?
And then Allah subhanaw taala
cetera, Zola's SLM. He said, Are you going to
be there with us? Are you going to be their advocate? Are you going to intercede for them? Meaning, do not do that.
Do not intercede for them. Do not seek forgiveness for them.
I asked you in last item and myself. What is the meaning of taking your desire as an object of worship.
For example, the person was drinking alcohol the Muslim who's drinking alcohol is not keeping a bottle of Chivas Regal and making salute to it.
The Muslim was drinking alcohol is worshipping that alcohol because he is drinking alcohol. Even though Allah subhanho wa Taala prohibited the consumption of alcohol.
His desire is telling him
his knifes is telling him shaytan is telling him to drink alcohol. Allah subhanho wa Taala told him not to drink alcohol. He leaves what Allah has told him. And he does worshiping tells him this is worship of alcohol instead of worshipping Allah subhanaw taala.
Who goes to the races who bets on horses, who plays cards and bets on the cards, who goes to the to MGM and who goes to Las Vegas and who goes to the slot machines then he bets there.
Who buys lotteries, lottery tickets? So he's gambling?
What is he doing? He's worshiping his desire.
He's making pseudocode not physical to lose but sudo is add
to the slot machine to the lottery ticket
to the resource or the or more likely to the to the bookkeeper to the bookie
How shameful is that? And he called himself a Muslim. So he's doing that because he's following his desire on something which Allah subhanaw taala prohibited
Yeah, you were living in
Iran Sabu tsommo region so minimalis a tiny vegetable.
A lot of our data said Oh, believe leave these things.
Alcohol and gambling and fortune telling and Vastu and feng shui and tarot cards, and astrologers
alone. indulging in this
drinking alcohol, gambling, no matter what the kind of gap what kind of gambling it is, whether it is raised horses or dogs or, or, or car races or cricket and football, believe with a big, big, huge gambling.
empires are set up based on your Monday internationals.
Going and watching a cricket match may be a waste of time but it's not haram
watching a football match watching, you know, whatever is is permissible under the law.
And talking about betting money on it on who will win who won't
leave the gambling.
The one who doesn't do that is worshiping they're the one who is committing sin Allah subhanaw taala prohibited Zina, Allah privated adultery
but the one who's doing it, the one who's doing it physically the one who's doing it with his eyes because he's watching pornography
is worshiping that instead of worshipping Allah subhanaw taala.
The one who is indulging and dealing in interest.
Now that's a class by itself. Because not only did Allah subhanaw taala private in,
he declared war on his own behalf and on behalf of Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam
but the Muslim who still does it is worshiping his banker. He's worshipping his, his his investment analysis analyst.
How will you face a loss of 100 on the Day of Judgment if you are doing these things deliberately and ours? Can you do it?
Now you might say
that's why I said start with nothing. Start with leaving. So if you are drinking, throw away your alcohol.
go broke the bottle,
the Sahaba broke their bottles
follow the suit of the Sahaba doesn't really matter.
If you are if you if you do gambling,
if you are indulging in that you have an inner indulging in that, stop it instantly
if you are
addicted to pornography
and and to and to zero, stop immediately.
There's nothing worse than that.
If you are indulging in or engaged in interest based transactions and I don't care what it is Allah subhanaw taala did not tell us interest based transactions are permissible if the interest is low. He didn't say as they are permissible in this case and that case no, whatever it is, if you are paying interest on your car on your on your house, I don't call it a home something built
in direct opposition to Allah subhanho wa Taala cannot be a home at best it is a house.
If you borrowed for it for your business, give it back to the bank.
And you say my business will shut down let it shut down. Because if you have a thriving business based on interest if you die,
you will wish very much that the business had shut down. Allah is your asset the business is not yours. If the business will shut down literature 100 Allah will provide you from sources that you cannot imagine.
Leave la la, la la la isla no one worthy of worship, no one worthy of worship.
My business based on interest is not worthy of worship, the bank is not worthy of worship. The alcohol bottle is not worthy of worship. The fornication is not worthy of worship, the gambling is not worthy of worship. fengshui was to SAS to all this is not worthy of worship Illa Allah except Allah.
Nothing is worthy of worship, except Allah subhanho wa Taala as I mentioned to you, it is necessary in Islam, to leave all this and to worship Allah subhanho wa Taala alone. And as I told you, it is possible to do both because this is what Muslims are doing.
This is what Muslims are doing people drink. Muslims drink alcohol, I know individuals are not exaggerating. Muslims drink alcohol 11 months in the year, one month in Ramadan, they stop drinking. Muslims smoke 1211 months of the year in Ramadan during the time of fasting, they stop smoking, they break their fast with the first cigarette.
Allah subhanaw taala made this consumption of of tobacco because it's it's one of the one of those addictive things it is it is a thing which is usually usually harmful to the body element is haram irrespective of the form whether it is good, whether you are chewing tobacco, whether you are taking it in a pond, whether you are smoking a cigarette or a BD or a hookah or or you know a pipe or whatever.
But you do it you do it throughout your life and you in Ramadan you live in how utterly shameful is that Who are you fooling?
Allah subhanaw taala made Zakat for ganas. There are Muslims who try to play games with Allah subhanaw taala.
Because there is a rule that Zakat is due on, on on savings, which were with you for 12 months. There are Muslims who transfer in the 11th. One they transfer the money to their wives. And then in the 1213 model first month of the of the new year, they transfer it back to themselves.
You want to fool Allah man.
This is the game you want to play with the loss of Hamilton. You think Allah doesn't doesn't know what bank transaction you're making? you're transferring your stuff to your wife.
Whatever the moment the transaction is over Allah called you to himself. Now what do you do? Now the woman got rich
and you are standing with foreigners via and I will tell you you're trying to fool me.
And all of them, there are Muslims who are bordering hugely on interest. There are Muslims who are running commercial banks, there are Muslim who are working in commercial banks, high positions, low positions. There are Muslims who run their entire businesses based on on interest. There are Muslims who are living in houses, which are built or bought from borrowed money with borrowed money and they're paying interest on that.
But they all go to the machine. They are all praying, they're all standing in Safin taraweeh they are all going to come alive.
They all give donations, guilt. a guilty conscience is a very good thing for others. So they all give big donations to mothers and they all give big donations to massage and male love
Protect some of those people from those mothers as and some of the Imams from those masjids who come to these donors they know that that donors business is haram they know that donor is running a business based on interest. They know that donor is running an interest based bank. But they will come and they will stay in the donors house they will eat the chicken and the fish off from his table and they will take his donation and they will go home and they will not open their mouth and tell them that this this donation of yours this business of yours is haram. Your donation to me is a gift so I take it for my mother's ah but your business is haram they don't tell them that. There are
those those Chanda Allah Molly's
May Allah protect us from such people. How will they face Allah subhanho wa Taala they know it is haram. They are those people who come in they stay with people who are whose entire business is based on tobacco.
People are in the business of manufacturing cigarettes and beedis and whatnot their whole business is based on tobacco, these molds they come molana fall and been fallen they come and they stay in their houses
and they eat all the bunkers and the and and the and the and the movies in their houses. They all eat the the the the Mondays on the bionics and the chicken in their houses and they take that donation and they go and they don't tell them that your business is haram
because they have no topical they they fear. If I tell this man that his business is haram he will stop donating to my mother's side and I will start so better. Let him go to Jana. It doesn't matter I am fine. Because I'm using this delille La quwata illa Allah The one who used his lm
to disobey Allah. His name is the police
and the one who uses his lm who uses his Islamic knowledge to deceive to try to deceive Allah subhanho wa Taala he is a child of that a police I don't care which mothers I graduated from if he is not speaking the truth and if he is taking donations from people whose businesses are Haram, but he does not tell them that that business is haram then that person is deceived is trying to deceive a lot of are noted
May Allah protect us from such people?
This is the meaning of Nia what is the what else is there? So that's why I told you leaving Haram
Before we come to the Hello, so we leave the Europe then we come to the Allah because as I told you, it is possible to do both. But it's not acceptable with Allah Subhana.
Allah does not accept Zakat on harami haram income. Allah does not accept so the cat from haram income. If your income is haram, it does not matter whether you gave a million dollars to build a machine, that million dollars will build the structure the physical structure of the masjid, but it will not do you one cent of good
you are still accountable to Allah Subhana.
Allah does not accept haram from actions or does not accept
charity coming out of actions which Allah
make us therefore make Toba.
The correction of aqeedah begins with this. The correction of Akita is not to say, What is the meaning of estaba Allah?
is Allah subhanho wa Taala on his arch, or is Allah everywhere? Or is a lie inside my heart? Or is Allah here and there? These are philosophical arguments.
Allah subhanaw taala is wherever it suits His Majesty and grace. And he told us that he is on his arch, whatever that on means, whatever the meaning of his device is, we accept what Allah subhanaw taala told us without Kaif without asking how
if Allah wanted to tell us how he would have told us how, if Allah did not tell us how Alhamdulillah
but what we need to be clear about
is that I am worshipping only and only Allah subhanho wa Taala and nobody and nothing else.
And what we need to be clear about is simply saying Lyla, heilala with your tongue is not sufficient that Lyla heilala which gave out of my tongue must be supported by my actions. So if I said Laila Illallah with my tongue that my actions must support my speech, and what is the meaning of that it means that my life is according to La ilaha illAllah Muhammad Rasul Allah
that my desires are subservient to La ilaha illAllah Muhammad Rasulullah
said in one of these he said to cassava, your EMR is not complete, unless you make your desires subservient to the religion that I have brought.
The famous story of the revelation of the eye of the hermit of the privation of consumption of alcohol
Abu huraira Delano says I was in my house I had some friends with me and in that hobbies in that in that story he mentioned also Abdullah Medina over the Allah know and couple of others. He said we they were all in my house. I they I was I was serving them. I was fizzy felicitating them. I was pouring alcohol from a jug into into their glasses. He's had some of them. I had, you know, poured the alcohol so they were they had the glasses in their hands. When we heard the munadi we heard the announcer of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam.
Who got out and he and this Ayat of Allah subhanaw taala game yeah you Allah Xena Amano.
what do you
what unsavoury was that Did you see him resuming? I'm Alicia Danny first.
He said we heard this is
where Allah subhanaw taala said oh you believe
alcohol consumption of alcohol
and refers to alcohol refers to any addictive substance. Islam is against all addictive substances, no matter what it is. And no matter which law in the world makes it halal in Islam, it is harm or addictions
and gambling all kinds of gambling
what ends up
costing barrows, fortune telling all of that stuff.
Reduce some min Emily shaytan these are the filthy things, the worst things from the actions of shaitan
there are some ignorant we will among the Muslims who say oh but you know Allah did not use the word Haram. Now
if somebody gives you something and says if you take this if you if you drink this, you will die instantly. So you say no, no, no, but you know I can drink it how he told you can you will die instantly. It's a poison.
He didn't use the word poison.
He just said I would die instantly he didn't say the word poison doesn't make sense to this statement to say Allah did not CRM is equally stupid if not worse.
Because at least with the poison you will die once
May Allah protect you the one who deliberately does haram he's committing cover. He's denying
stop allowing the shader to fool you.
Your banker comes and tells you you've got all this cash sitting here you've got all this property sitting here leverage it leverage it.
Yeah, put a put a lever under your seat upon and catapult you into janam
La Jolla hotel level
and we consider ourselves to be intelligent and educated.
The education that takes you from Jenna to Jana was not education.
A different default setting of the Muslim was Wali Allah.
default setting was only of Allah.
Allah Zina Amano. What can we attack on?
The one was he mad and I was taqwa. So default setting of a Muslim is Wali Allah. Now you are wondering Allah
and you decided that you didn't like that. So you cut
cross on Valley Allah and you put a tick
on other Allah on the enemy of Allah.
You might say, Well, no, I am not.
If you say you're not an enemy of Allah, then how come you accepted a declaration of war from Allah.
And if you accept a declaration of war from Allah, what is it? What does that make you?
Does it make you a volley? Or does it make you an enemy, your desire,
and that is why it is one of those items that those who deal in interest
Those who deal in bank interest
on the day of judgment when they land before the throne of Allah Malaika will give them sorts they
just as please
save yourself from yourself. I already make this dollar save us from ourselves. Paula saved me from myself. Our worst enemy is not yet and it's out on us.
Today our knifes is worse than shatta
Chetan is relaxing and Japan is doing fantastic I've done my job this guy is better than I am. Because he's enough to leading him on the path of Jannah much more effectively than I would ever have done.
Don't please shut down please. The loss of anodyne
Samora Delano says I was pouring this alcohol when we heard desire. So he said I moved my hand and I started pouring the alcohol on the ground and I emptied the cup he said those of my friend who was sitting there they had they were holding the their cups their goblets that for turn them through the alcohol on the ground. He said those who even had taken a sip it was in their mouth. They spat it out.
And then the Saba did something amazing. I told you go smash your bottles that you have in your house.
May Allah bless you may Allah use that action to be the action to deliver you from the alpha.
Make that Nia take the bottle.
Take that old monk and the Chivas Regal and the you know all the stuff, Smirnoff. I don't know what are you drink?
Take all that stuff.
And go and sit there on a stone and smash it and say well, I'm doing this to please you. I'm doing this in the tip of the Sun of the zaba Muhammad Rasul Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah forgive me
and reward me like you reward them, make us do and do it. Because you're doing it for Allah.
This arboreta strange thing.
What they did was
remember that winemaking was an industry in Medina. Everyone did it.
They used to use their tools, grapes.
And they used to make wine. And this was a business.
So almost everyone had vats of wine at different stages of
making fermentation in their house.
They took those vats, they took those jars and they emptied them in the drains. And
that day that drains a Medina had wind blowing in them.
And then they smashed the containers.
They smashed the containers. So the SIBO and some people went through this era Zola people are doing this they're smashing their containers I just want to call them
he called them and said Why are you breaking the containers a lot rather than a private and the consumption of alcohol.
To throw it away, stop drinking Alhamdulillah but those containers you can wash them and use them for something else.
To store something else.
We do not even want to be reminded
that we used to disobey Allah.
No, I want to ask you this question.
When the Sahaba were drinking alcohol before this ayat came, were the disobeying Allah
because there was no rule. There was the Allah had not made alcohol, Tata Haram. He had not made alcohol completely private.
This is the desire to please Allah. This shows the level of taqwa. They said we don't even want a reminder.
My brother just does the fundamental rule in the Sharia is that whatever is prohibited. everything to do with it is also prohibited.
So consumption of alcohol or consumption of an addictive substance, consumption of tobacco,
consumption of marijuana consumption of you know, whatever addictive substance
This is why we did in Islam. So everything to do with it is prohibited. So cigarette smoking is prohibited good guys privated chewing tobacco is prohibited vaping is prohibited. hookah is bribery. Did
you know all of those pipes are privated?
manufacturing of alcohol storing of alcohol selling of alcohol,
obviously consumption of alcohol.
So also, you know, the green millionaires, people who are making millions out of now legally growing to growing marijuana.
The poor hippies GOT GOT jailed in the 60s
for the recreational use of magnetic marijuana, which is exactly what has been made legal in America and Canada and other places today, recreational use what do you think the hippies were doing?
smoking a joint and having a having a party. What does that not recreational use? What do you what uses that?
I'm not talking about medicinal uses if marijuana is being used, like for example, morphine is used as a painkiller in very severe pain and so on. And you say, Well, you know, we're using marijuana or an extract from marijuana, because morphine is very addictive. Marijuana is not so addictive. So therefore, that's a different issue. I'm not talking about a medic medicinal or medical use, although Having said that,
somebody asked us
this question about the use of alcohol for medicinal purposes. Rasulullah Salim said Allah has not kept anything good in that which he has prohibited.
As I told you, it's a issue of issue issue of our taqwa. If you believe that Allah is the one who gives Shiva
don't rely on the marihuana don't rely on on on on something which is by itself primary.
This is part of story. This is part of La ilaha illAllah.
I'm talking to you today and I reminded myself about the importance of tawheed which is our single differentiator between Islam and anything else.
It just doesn't consist of making derogative salah and praying in the direction of the Kaaba and having a topi on your head no.
It is our life that is why we say leaving Islam.
My brothers and sisters
do it now.
And I keep saying one of the benefits of COVID is that it has suddenly brought to us the reality of our mortality which should have been real to us, but for some reason we decided to ignore it. Well, the time has come to start to stop ignoring it.
Allah subhanho wa Taala reminded us that we can meet him at any time and while I we can meet him at any time.
So let us not wait until the time comes.
Leave everything which Allah prohibited and turn towards Allah subhanaw taala make the hijra from the disobedience of Allah to the obedience of Allah.
The unquestioning obedience of Allah not because our obedience is blind, but but because we know who Allah subhanaw taala is, once we have determined once we are we are agreed upon. Once we are clear in our minds of who Allah is, then obeying Allah is unquestioning, we don't need to question
when Allah told me something is wrong, it is wrong. I accepted that's it period.
I remind myself when you that Allah subhanaw taala della della Lu is the one to home is our return. He is the one that you will meet he is the one that I will meet and when we meet him, we meet him alone.
We meet him alone, we will have no helpers we will have no covers, we will have not nothing to hide behind. Even today, we don't have that but on that day it will become even more clear.
And at that time if we lived our lives, worshipping our desires instead of worshipping Allah subhanho wa Taala
then what will be answered?
ask Allah to save us from that calamity.
May Allah grant that we worship him and him alone. A shadow Allah Allah illallah wa de la sharika lol mercola who will hand you he will you meet? Well why don't you let Eli move via the hill Hi.
Well Allah coalition kadhi wash had one more hamburger rasulillah wash had one more hamburger Rasulullah
Wash had one now Mohammed Abu rasuluh
I asked Allah Subhana Allah to clean our hearts completely and totally from all forms of schicke ask Allah subhanaw taala to save us from all forms of shirk. ask Allah subhanaw taala to save us from all forms of copper in our in our speech and in our actions and ask Allah subhanaw taala to keep us in a state of obedience to Him when he's pleased with us and asked Allah subhanaw taala to take us in a state of obedience to Him when he's pleased with us. Well Salalah oranda will carry on wa aalihi wa sahbihi wa rahmatullah wa
alameen wa salam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato.