Channel: Mirza Yawar Baig
Mirza Yawar Baig – How A Muslim Can Win
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in Alameda de la salatu salam ala schizophyllum via Allah Allah He was heavy on one of
my dear brothers salaam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato.
It's a great pleasure to be here again,
and to meet all of you, and may Allah subhanaw taala, make this session a means of benefit for all of us. And give me the ability to
say things to you, that will be a means of benefit for you in this world and the next.
Somebody asked me this question yesterday, about this particular lecture, they said, Is it an Islamic lecture.
So I said to him that,
for a Muslim how to when is impossible for it not to be an Islamic lecture,
because this is one of the problems that we have done with the way we teach and learn that we have fractured knowledge, we have separated knowledge, as religious knowledge as one
section and what we like to call secular education, which is a misnomer in the first place. Because secular, if you take the meaning of secular, not the Indian meaning of secular is all religions, but the actual meaning of secular is, which is godless, there is no interference of God in that matter, which is called secular. That's the actual meaning of secular. So, there's a secular knowledge Now, that's a misnomer. It's like saying halaal pork, because it's either pork or it is hilarious can be the two together, it's mutually exclusive terms. So secular education, either it is education, or a secular, if there is some so called knowledge which is devoid of the presence and the mention of the
Creator, then it's not knowledge, it's with guidance.
So you can call it knowledge, because knowledge is the opposite of misguidance. So if it is secular, if there is no God in it, then there is no reason it cannot be knowledge is misguidance. You cannot have secular knowledge, but we use this. We got used to using terms without thinking about the meaning of that term. So I don't call it secular knowledge, I call it supportive knowledge. So you have religious knowledge and then you have supportive knowledge, which opens your eyes to the reality and truth of the religious language.
Now, what is the drill for this? Why do I say that? There's only four this is the Quran itself, Allah subhanaw taala geladeira, who taught us the methodology of teaching and learning in the Quran?
Allah subhanaw taala said in the famous
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Allah subhanaw taala said Verily, interview shall be similar to a lot of the of the La Villa you are not
really and truly in the creation of the heavens and the earth. And in the changing and alternation of the day and the night there are signs in the ulin Alba,
IR d abab. signs for people of intelligence, science for people who have understanding. And then Allah subhanaw taala described Who are the people of intelligence Allah did not say people of intelligence are the people who are the graduates of this Jamia or that Allah did not say people of intelligence are the graduates of this university or that university, Allah subhanaw taala described Who are the people of intelligence and please notice, Allah subhanaw taala described two qualities and he joined the two qualities what are the two qualities first quality I live in is por una la te amo Allah, Who are those people, they are the ones who remember Allah subhana wa tada standing,
sitting and lying down. This is the beauty of the buyer of the four iron where the most complex thoughts are expressed in the most simple language.
So Allah is not saying they are people who remember Allah in their personal lives, in their public lives, in their businesses, in their offices, in their homes, in their schools, in their colleges. There's no need to say all that. They are people who remember Allah subhanho wa Taala standing, sitting and lying down because standing sitting
Lying down and compasses every condition of the human being we can do one of three things we can be standing we can be sitting, we can be lying down, there's no fourth thing.
So when you say standing, sitting or lying down, it means every single aspect of your life and what is Allah saying? What is the first sign of people of intelligence, those who remember Allah subhanho wa Taala those who recognize there are those who know who they are Rob is and remember him. Allah subhanho wa Taala is not somebody they remember when they come into the masjid. Allah is not somebody they remember on Juma Allah is not somebody they remember when they are standing in Salah May Allah protect us we don't even do that.
Allah is not somebody we remember when you are doing some digger or something. Allah is someone that you remember guns constantly and consistently throughout every aspect of your life. First quality of people have intelligence and understanding and then Allah subhanaw taala has used the preposition use the the connector Wow. worth of a karoon
now please understand I'm sure many of you know Arabic Alhamdulillah if the if I say the same thing and I'm going to say just to illustrate, if I say the same thing using our which is our instead of wow which is and grammatically the sentence in Arabic is perfectly correct. Supposing I say Allah the Quran Allah happy amo Wallah you know him out of a Coronavirus.
If I say that people have intelligence are those who remember Allah subhanaw taala, standing, sitting lying down, or those who do research in the creation? The sentence in terms of Arabic grammar in terms of the construction of the sentence in the Arabic language is perfectly correct. But is that the ayat of the Quran? No.
The Ayat of the Quran does not say how we are the eyes of the Quran says we're out of our own way out of a Karuna vehicle Kesava to Allah and those who then what do they do in this state of remembering Allah subhanho wa Taala della della Lu, they do research in the creation of the heavens and the earth. Yesterday, somebody sent me a video of a 3d video of a brain surgery where a person that the surgeon is inserting a platinum coils into an aneurysm. Now an aneurysm is not a religion, it's the only ism with which is not a religion aneurysm is something which I asked Allah to protect all of us from is basically a weakness in the in the wall of the artery, which produces like a
balloon. And if it was your history, but even if it doesn't burst, it then presses on whatever nerve is there. And because of that pressure, pressure, it produces either tremendous pain or it produces, it can end up in a stroke and all kinds of things. Now,
currently, the the cure for that is they do a bypass of the aneurysm, they put another tube, which bypasses the aneurysm, and they try to cut it off with a very complicated surgery, but they've invented a new surgery, where they just fill that aneurysm up with Platinum coils because Platinum is a inert metal. So it doesn't it doesn't the body doesn't reject it, they fill it up with Platinum coil so that then the blood flow is constant and then whatever blood is inside the aneurysm, then it clots and so it shrinks and the pressure on the nerve is released.
Now, I am greatly into into science and I absolutely love science. So this friend of mine sent me this, this thing and I'm thinking myself so holla see the technology of Allah subhanaw taala who created the brain which thought of this?
You know, I loved I love manufacturing, so I always go anywhere, anywhere there is a manufacturing plant I go to see factories, I don't go to see factories to see what's produced. I go to see factories to see the machinery. Because if you imagine the mind the human mind, how is it that this human being no matter how strong it is? How much weight Can you lift? Even if you are a professional weightlifter and if you are built like Arnold Schwarzenegger, how much would you lift 200 kilograms 300 kilograms
that's peanuts. Any self respecting camel will lift that and more.
But as a human being what do we do? We build ships which are hundreds of 1000s of tons.
You know, what is the what what is the the displacement of a big oil tanker? What is the displacement of a big container ship.
200,000 tonnes 500,000 tonnes. Half a million tonnes of steel is floating on water.
I'm sure all of you have traveled by now everybody's traveled in an AD AD.
And before that, I'm sure many people have traveled in a 747 Kenny. Unfortunately, we have lost our sense of wonder. We'll get into the plane sit and relax and eat something and get up. Imagine think about this year is 1000s of tonnes of steel
and it flies how
what makes a plane fly
not the thrust.
The engine power of a
freight locomotive, a freight engine is far more than the engine power of a plane
what is the engine power of a microlight fractional horsepower
but it flies
try making a plane fly.
So, what makes a plane fly? What makes a plane fly is not
It is geometry.
It is geometry. That is why you must study maths. And it was not studying math in the insane way that we study math Don't even get me started on the school system it is getting so high.
But just one point I'm saying a plane flies because of geometry what what do I mean by that it flies because of the lift that is created under the wing when air travels over the top of the wing which is like what is called a dissection the top of the wing is like that. So, when air flows over the drop of the wing, it creates a vacuum under the wing
and the plane flies that vacuum is called lift.
So 1000s of tons of steel takes to the air because of geometry not because of anything else who created this law.
Who created this law of this geometry
that makes a plane fly.
How do you float 1000s of tons of steel because of another law, which we know as the Archimedes principle, what is Archimedes principle is the principle of displacement
who created the law?
But you will never understand that
unless you have studied in the methodology that Allah subhanaw taala della della Lu taught us in the Quran, which is what comes first. recognize your
Allah The Anya Quran, Allah habia
What is the meaning of Allah? What is the meaning of Nikola urban road and while I do believe it is the essence of taqwa it is impossible for a person to be remembering Allah subhanho dolla dolla dolla who, in a position of standing, sitting and lying down and still doing Riba and still doing Madame Eva and still slandering people and still telling lies and still deceiving people and still eating haram and still smoking Haram. Smoking itself is haram but and doing all kinds of being a bad neighbor being a bad family husband being a bad wife, it is impossible for a person to be remembering Allah subhanho wa Taala and simultaneously doing something which is the disobedience of
Allah subhanho wa Taala geladeira who?
Save a person remember Allah subhanho wa Taala Carmen Rocco's and voila dubium automatically this person is about the tree and when that case eyes
see the creation and they reflect on the creation once again the beauty of the buyer of the Quran, Allah subhanaw taala did not name nanotechnology separately. He did not name physics separately. He did not name chemistry separately, he said yet for Corona v. Samajwadi, we'll
call it what you want. Those are your names, Myra geladeira, who does not need your names, God is what you want, it is figure of his physical piece amatola
whatever it is, whatever has been invented, whatever is to be invented till the Day of Judgment is figure vehicle is somewhat evolved. How was this created, what can be done with it and so on and so forth.
So Allah subhanaw taala showed us the connection.
And then Allah subhanaw taala told us what is the automatic result of teaching and learning in this way?
Allah the Nile the Quran, Allah hakea O Allah, you know, ob him via carone Wyatt alpha Coronavirus, alpha sama
What is the result? robina masala Papa
when the person who has taqwa sees the creation What is there? So Han Allah
do you say this is an accident somehow happened? accidents break things they don't make things.
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he remembers his own ending
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Allah, Allah subhanaw taala save us all from the Hellfire inshallah he remembers his own ending.
So, therefore is this lecture and Islamic lecture to decide,
because if it is a lecture for intelligent people, which all of you inshallah are, then there is not, it is not possible to do this as an lecture, which is not Islamic.
So, what do I talk to you about laws of physics, and I therefore want to share this with you as the opening statement, which is the laws of winning and losing. They are like the laws of physics.
They're universal. And they give the same result, every single time.
And the results depend on the choices not on who made the choices, the law of physics doesn't change because you are a Muslim. It doesn't change if you are a Hindu.
If you grew up in a plane,
and at 20,000 feet if you jump
which law of physics now, has you in its grip, what is it called?
The law of gravity, what is the law of gravity? that any particle which is in the gravitational field of the earth will be pulled towards the Earth? at what rate?
Correct meters per second per second? Or 32 feet per second per second acceleration?
Does this law change if you say Allahu Akbar,
does this law change if you say something else, and
the law is universal,
if you no matter what you say with the law, if you jump and at some point in time,
if you do not pull the ripcord of your parachute, then you will have a concrete experience when you meet the concrete.
Nothing will change
Yes or no?
Now, imagine the situation.
Imagine two people jump from the plane.
And they're both coming down at 9.8 meters per second per second 32 feet per second per second. One of them tells the other one, pull your ripcord of the parachute. The man says Why? He said because otherwise you will die. He says I don't believe in gravity.
There is no such thing as gravity.
So what's the answer to that?
The answer is wait for 10 seconds.
That is the answer. So what is the answer to somebody who says there is no God?
Wait for 10 seconds.
Why must argue with you?
Does the point I'm making is this does the fact that the person does not believe in gravity will it change what gravity will do to him? At the end of that journey? your belief and that's why I say believes reality is not dependent on belief.
Reality is reality. It is not dependent on belief you can believe whatever you want.
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your colon hopko Marathi comb your rubbish.
You want to believe it was welcome. You don't want to believe it most welcome one Java human one Shafilea
reality does not change
because of belief. So now, stay with that situation. Here is this guy who says pull your parachute ripcord otherwise you will die the other one says I am not I do not believe in gravity. So now what happens is one who believes in Gravity bullzip God. What is the first immediate effect when the parachute opens?
What happens to your speed of descent
decreases right? it degrades because the parachute is holding you. So, now imagine the other fellow is thumbing his nose at the other one, he says he was stopped man, you are slow, you are a square see me
Am fast we am zooming
in you are hanging with that parachute.
he will say this
what is the one millimeter.
So, what was the other parachute guy to cut the parachute. Now, he knows what he loves to Morocco.
And then what happens? The inevitable will happen.
So, please understand is very clearly the fact I know there are probably no atheists in this budget, but there are a lot of us who live like as if they are as if we are atheists may please forgive me for saying that.
When you are old and have a white beard you can get away with a lot.
We live as if we believe that there is no Allah.
What is the what is the proof of that? Because we disobey Allah subhanho wa Taala How can you disobey Allah subhanho wa Taala when you know that he is watching you all the time, Allah May Allah May Allah Allah Hara does he not know that Allah is watching the ayat of Surah Baqarah the as Babu related to Abu Jamal,
we ask Allah subhanaw taala not to combine us with Abu Jamal but the ayat of the Quran is a lesson for all of mankind in the Day of Judgment, and it is not restricted by the as Baba Nosal.
Allah. Allah hora does not know that Allah is watching.
So if we are if we deliberately do something which is haram, if we deliberately do something which we know this displeases Allah subhanho wa Taala. Then what must one say about our belief that Allah exists? What must one say about our belief that Allah can see who was Samuel Bashir? What must one say about about the fact that Allah knows what is in our hearts?
Who is a movie that is pseudo?
Nobody else has to say anything about your um, I believe we have to ask ourselves this question. Do I really believe that Allah is watching me? Do I really believe that Allah subhanho wa Taala? Who has some Yoruba See?
Or am I lying to myself? Because if I really believe that Allah subhanaw taala knows what's in my heart. Tomorrow, Tara can see me and hear me real time. Then how come I'm lying and cheating? How come I am Bing? How can I how come I'm doing something which is negative and which is harmful.
So therefore, we have to be very clear in our mind with regard to the belief,
as I mentioned, do fundamental laws are fixed, and they change for no man or woman.
fundamental law always give the same result.
And the thing to understand about fundamental laws is you don't make it so you can't break it.
And to benefit from that fundamental law, you have to pay the price.
You want to fly, you have to build a plane.
The law is there. The law that no movement of air over the D section of the wing produces lift this law is there.
What When will that law benefit you and me, when you build a plane, you don't actually have to build up like yourself, you can buy a ticket and go on a plane, but point is somebody is making that making that investment and you are making that investment by buying a ticket. And so you fly.
And that's why we say only those who follow them, these laws can succeed.
So the first thing I submit to you, my brothers and if there are any sisters, here is
formula for winning. And my formula for winning is that winning is a combination of three things,
passion, expertise, and return.
If you are clear about these three things, what are you passionate about? Are you an expert in the thing that you are passionate about? And what is the return that you are getting from that
activity. If these three things are clear, then you will be successful.
If any of these is not clear, then it will affect your success. And these three things this model is based on the on a platform
And like we have platforms in our computer programming, if there's a fault with your platform, no software will run correctly on that platform yes or no.
So, you have to see is it a issue with the platform is it a issue with the OS is an issue with the operating system itself?
Changing the software is not going to help you if the problem is with the operating system, if the if the platform itself is corrupted, you have to change the operating system you got to change the the platform before you can put any load any software onto that.
And the platform the operating system of the Muslim is integrity. That is the meaning of our heads. That is the meaning of La Ilaha Illa La La sharika lahu la homolka who will hand you he will you meet wha hoo ha ha you love de la Yarmuth via the Hill High in Naka Allah kulesza de la ilaha illAllah Muhammadan rasul Allah. This is the platform on which the Muslim runs this is the definition of integrity as far as Islam is concerned. Now when the person that is Allah salon the famous Hadith he said to the Sahaba, the one who says La ilaha illAllah Muhammad Rasul Allah with the flask will enter Jana, may Allah bless those who have arrived I had a madman tonight we have a
lecture on the Sahaba they asked questions and because of their questions, we have our dean. They asked him Salatu Salam jasola what is the class of the caliber?
Because what did he say he said, the one who says this kalama with your class will enter Jannah de Yasser Allah what is the class of the kalama wa sallam said the class of the caliber is it will protect you and keep you away from Haram.
It will protect you and keep you away from Haram. How can I Muslim moosehead La ilaha illAllah Muhammad Rasul Allah, how can he lie because lying is haram.
The platform of integrity on which runs this model?
To understand very clearly that integrity is about yourself. Integrity is not about other people, because this is the usual issues we get.
Why did you tell a lie? Well, you know, system is like that. Why did you give a bribe? Well, without the bribe, I cannot get my work done. Why did you do this? They always exporting of blame. It's always somebody else's fault. Why is it that Muslims are in this situation? Or because of what the Americans are doing because of what CIA is doing because of what Zionists are doing because of what Israel is doing. My brothers and sisters Wake up.
Wake up. Our situation is because of what we are doing or not doing, nobody else is responsible.
People do what they have to do they are doing their work.
Why is it I was telling my friends when I teach, I teach and train from 1994 onwards I've been teaching leadership at GE corporate University at ama international at Motorola at IBM at Microsoft from 1994 onwards, What year is this
2016 do the sum how many years is that? in all those years, I have never, ever no matter which country
I do these programs across the world so multiple countries, which means I have got multiple people or multiple races and nationalities in those programs.
From 1994 till today no program has ever begun late, not even one minute late.
Not even one single minute late.
They also even big
majority of them do not say Allah Allah
is just what our Karima was to do to us. take away our competitive advantage.
Make us people who cannot even keep to time who's ever selling me. The creed national creed of Denmark is punctuality. Time is a number. Time is not open to tafsir. Time is not open to interpretation. Nine o'clock does not mean something else in Qatar something else in New York something else in Singapore. Nine o'clock nine o'clock.
Whatever you were doing after nine o'clock would have been done before nine o'clock.
And believe me I'm not criticizing you. I'm just this the the darkness the pain in my heart.
Because you are my people who must I take my pain to outsiders.
I am getting old.
According to the history calendar.
I am 63 at the end of this year
I do not know whether I will see you ever again.
But if you take one message from me
take that message,
which is integrity, though it means intelligence.
Be true to Allah subhanho wa Taala.
We all like to talk about Dawa. We do our programs. This lecture that lecture, believe me.
People are sick and tired of listening about Islam.
I'm probably the only so called chef because I don't even consider myself to be a chef.
And the only so called chef who spends 90% or more of his time teaching non Muslims.
So my experience of the other side of the world
is probably more than a or all the issue of that you can imagine combined, put together because they talk to our people, they talk to Muslims.
I talk to non Muslims and I can tell you, people are sick and tired of listening about Islam.
People want to see Islam.
And like we say in America, they say put up or shut up.
It's either show me Islam, or take your lecture and go away. I'm not interested in your pamphlet or not interested in your lecture.
As soon as Allah Salam was like this half hour like this, I absolutely agree. I don't want 1400 year old history. I want to see what you are.
Because if you have no faith in your own,
if you cannot even follow your own Nabhi you want me to follow? Doesn't make sense.
Does it make sense?
My brothers and sisters it's time to wake up one lives and do it.
Because one day these questions Allah subhanaw taala will ask us on the Day of Judgment. Did I send this number for you to talk about him and not follow him? Or did I send this nubby and say Allah Subhana Allah comfy rasulillah he was what Omaha Santa
Lucia gana la ku
Allah did not say Lhasa can Allah home for them. It is the best example you can do whatever you want. Did Allah say this law can Allah come to you Rasulullah he has Santa for whom? livan Guardiola one yo ma Fira, WA Corolla kathira for the one who looks forward to the meeting with Allah subhanho wa Taala della della do. You look forward to each meeting,
to a meeting where you fear punishment or to a meeting where you expect reward, which one?
pleasant meeting. May Allah subhanaw taala make your last day the best day of your life. May Allah subhanaw taala make the day that you meet Allah subhanho wa Taala the best day of your life inshallah. But we have to work for that my brother sisters.
is about us. It's not about them, whoever those them are.
Then we come to the model which is passion.
What is passion?
passion is not what you see in your sleep. Passion is that which does not let you sleep.
Passion is that which makes you cry. I always say if you can cry, you can work
and can be anything. You might be a brain surgeon, and you're sitting and crying about that brain surgery. There's a friend of mine who's a Hindu doctor. He's a cancer specialist oncologist. Sometimes he comes and sits and cries and whips.
This is a what is the good of this knowledge.
I can't show anybody.
People still die
is very passionate about about his about his medicine.
People still die.
Let me explain to them hat and motive the handle and
then why must I love this thing?
Ask yourself, whatever your profession. are you passionate enough?
Because you will never do well in your profession unless you are passionate about it. In Islam, there is no Islamic that's why I'm allergic to certain terminology. People say Islamization of knowledge there is no such thing as knowledge by definition is Islamic.
any profession is halaal. any profession is gize. As long as it is not going against what the Sharia has prohibited.
You don't have to ask the question simply is this prohibited
They will not primarily.
So are you passionate about your IP programming? are you passionate about your construction? construction engineering? are you passionate about playing cricket, I am passionate about whatever it is.
Unless you are passionate, you will never excel in that work.
And to me, the sign of passion is not even Will you do that free
to be the passion is will you pay to do that?
So if you say I'm a teacher,
I won't even ask you the question. Will you? are you passionate about teaching? Will you teach for free? No. Will you pay to teach?
Unless you will teach? You're not passionate?
It's incidental. You may not need to pay to read somebody might pay you that's fine. But left to yourself.
Are you willing to say that I will not teach unless I'm given a free today may Allah protect us from this one?
Today we have Muslims who say I will not give a hookah unless I get a fish. We have Muslims who will say I will not teach a class unless I get a fish in Allahu Allah Raja
in Allahu Allah Do
you want money?
To talk about the greatness of Allah
Do you want money
to talk about the greatness of Allah
where is the question
Where is the budget Islam
and that's why there is no Baraka in our Tao
make it haram on yourself to take money for the
refuse it if somebody forces it, take it and give it to a charity do not put it into your pocket. Do not take it home.
And don't give me the deal of the holidays whereas was the teaching plan is the best
way to take more RV that to take some reward for teaching parent is the best mariza because in my understanding of the hurry is that how this is the same like the man who came to his house
and there was a woman who is herself and the woman said to him I want to marry you or as jasola Please marry me and I am not in need of a wife. There was a man sitting there he has a law Please marry me to the woman I need a wife to master Are you willing to marry the man he said yes
so he asked the man what
manner Will you give a poor man I'm not
a bad man we've had to give I would have married somebody when I have no wife because I want no money. So nobody says a teacher for him that is your man.
Do you use this as a value for my hair for your for your daughters and sisters weddings?
This is a
is can you extract to say that this is the real to say that it is that my hair is okay just eat some piece of you if
there is a beautiful Hadith and that's why I said we'd see another problem with us will not read
the beautiful Hadith this man comes to Mr. Solomon said jasola I made a mistake. What mistake he said I was fasting
and suddenly I saw my wife had his great desire so I
had sex with him.
Now what do I do?
The cafaro for this drum set fast for two months continuously. Arizona one days past didn't used to be two months.
feed 60 people
the man said Dr. Zola I am poor I am Miss keel Where do I have the money to physically I want nothing.
So I sort of smiled and I said okay,
then somebody came with a big basket of dates.
And so yeah, so I want to give this to sada lamesa Where is that man the man came?
He said take this data and give it 5060 people he said jasola I am the most Miskin in Medina
so no smile was okay take it easy.
Now tell me is this delille to say that because there is no cafaro for breaking of us?
Is it delille to say that if I break my fast then you must fit 60 people
or that you must give me the money to fall for me to eat for 60 days. There are some Hadith
which are say this we do not deny that is Alhambra.
That is the beauty of zildjian.
But they are specific to that person to that incident. You don't extract a home from that and then create a business.
Teaching Quran, create a business teaching doing the work of Tao, and you give the value of this hundreds who said this, the Holla Holla.
as I told you, you will never see again. And if you remember only one thing from me, then be my witness on the day of judgment
that this mad Mullah who came and told us do not take money from her. Do not a
go and stand before my Raja Raja Allahu Allah this jail. He said do not take money to talk about your glory.
passion for something.
When you have passion,
the next step is expertise. Because passion without expertise means there is no passion. If I tell you I'm passionate about flying. So you asked me jack, do you have a pilot's license as alone?
Zahra? Are you intending to join flying school and get a pilot's license? Yeah, maybe but you know, not really
the about me to tell me who you are passionate about seeing other people flying.
Because if you are passionate about flying and you don't know how to fly, what is this passion.
So if you are passionate about something, then you should be spending a lot of time reading about it, learning about it and so on and so forth. Not because your organization pays you for it or not because there is some money coming from it because of the love for the thing.
Because of the love for the thing, right?
So if you are passionate about Dawa My question is do you stand up in the head?
Because Allah subhanho wa Taala is the one who changes the hearts law the Mahabharata, Allah, Allah, howdy, Masha, Allah you cannot give you that anybody. Allah will give you that.
If you say I am a DA I'm a die if you say that I am in the work of the hour.
You stand in the night and you cry for Allah subhanho wa Taala for the people that you meet because this was the AMA of the mBiA musala all of them including the resource Allah.
What is your connection with Allah subhanaw taala because you cannot give what you don't have.
So what is your connection with Allah Subhana Allah Allah Allah? If I am not connected with Allah, I cannot correct you.
So how much effort are you spending on yourself? What is the state of your enough's? Have you done? The scale of your enough? Have you done is law of your flat?
How will you do that? If you are old enough, has not.
And that's good enough is not a stage that you reach and then you are home and dry. No, it is a constant struggle till the day you die. Your mama has been humble. Allah is passing away.
last moments of his life.
He's in a state of NASA, he loses consciousness he gets consciousness. He said mahama says that my father when he got consciousness, he says Not yet. Not yet.
So he said, I got worried. Why is he saying not yet? What's happened to my father? I mean, any last moments of his life? He is,
you know, he's afraid of death or what is the situation?
So when he came God consciousness again, he said not yet. Mama has been humble now to that he asked his father, he said, Why are you saying not yet? What is this? Not your
mama says good to see who is sitting here.
Who says I don't see anybody.
He says he believes you're sitting here and he resists telling me Yeah, you have escaped me. You have escaped me. And I'm telling him Not yet. Not yet, because my life is still there.
Who is saying this?
There was a man in his time called Vishal haffi. And talking about the importance of mosquito nets.
And visual has he was a contemporary of human Muhammad. He was a great friend of mine who used to call him my chef.
So people sometimes some people give an object it isn't Why do you call your chef? He's not an alley. He's not. I mean, he's not definitely not like you.
How many ads does you know? Why do you call him Why do you call him useless?
He said because Allah subhanaw taala said, in the way of Salah, have anybody in Allah. Allah said old Allah are only those who have heard of Allah.
When he said we shall have a wish or has the hand
sillery he has the essence of knowledge, which is worship Allah.
So I call him a chef.
What was the man I mean humble natales own standard of what is knowledge? When Kevin asked him
he said to me Imam how many bodies should a person know memory memory memorized? How many I had his advisor memorize I'm not saying,
quote he's like I quote in the meaning of there is no memorization means he knows the bodies he knows the as bobbin as Bob of the head is he knows the narration the narrator's and so on and all the Elmo was our region and so forth. So the man asked him how many bodies should a man know before he can do is the Bible aka before he can extract a ruling from a hadith?
masala keep silent.
Don't say anything.
But the mind is persistent. So we asked him again.
Mama silent. So the man now decides
to start with a number and think of a look at the look at the general level of knowledge of those days.
The man starts with a number gets get us What number is
10,000? He said, Is it enough to know 10,000? I had this.
He doesn't say Is it enough to know 10 days what the idea is 110,000 hours is what does it tell you about the general level of knowledge of people of the time?
It means that people there were people not one or two, but a lot of people knew 10,000 more. So you starting at a particular level.
Pamela says no.
Not enough. The man says 20 yes or no is a 30 says no. He goes up all the way to 100,000 a Hadees. And then he says 110 mama says no. He said other than 20 mama said maybe 120,000 a hadith
The reason I'm telling you is that when somebody like that who has that standard, and we do reported that Mr. Mahajan, Mr. Abdullah knew more than 120,000 hobbies himself. So I'm saying somebody who has that level of his criteria of knowledge is that he is calling somebody like Mr. McAfee is
because of the nature of the heart.
Just get enough. So if you are serious about the power, and this is not only related to people who are in the so called work of power that we have, we live in a crazy world, we must really think What is it? I'm talking?
whose work is the power of Islam? whose work is it?
whose work is the work of
every Muslim? Every Muslim?
Not this group or that group? Every single Muslim is supposed to be a walking talking model of Islam.
What is the very, the Sahaba?
What did they What did they should or people who know Miss Lara
become like us?
They did not become like us philosophers. Allah, is it become like us?
Because we are like the Prophet sallallahu sallam.
They didn't tell people to go and look at the library. Look at my life.
I'm not saying we should say that. I'm just saying that at least that is our standard.
Can we say to a person become like me?
This adversary, it was not a statement of arrogance. It was not a statement of you know, they were not in a fantasy.
That was their reality. You wanted to know who is a Muslim? You could look at any of the Sahaba or a madman and you would know who is a Muslim?
Who didn't want to go and search, search and hunt and say this person or that person or anybody?
That is our standard. expertise, passion, expertise. How do you get expertise by becoming the best in the world? There's a wonderful book
called outliers by Malcolm Gladwell, read the book. It's called outliers by Malcolm Gladwell.
He talks about expertise and he says that you cannot get expertise in any area, unless you spend 10,000 hours doing that particular action
10,000 hours, consciously practice conscious practice in the correct way. 10,000 hours. Now take this what Malcolm Gladwell says, and related to the behavior of our self. This is what I mean by integrated teaching. The ideas and the stories of our self are not simply
To talk about them and cry a few tears and go home, we need to relate it to our real world. How do you take Malcolm Gladwell book and his 10,000 hour rule and related to the behavior of our self, where we know you name, you name, the value name, the the sort of salary, people used to spend entire nights in, in
my brain often
under regard to water because people make many, many claims. Why?
And I'm not talking about
that that was the standard practice. Why 10,000 hour rule? How do you get good at Salah? I pray
not praying for others over and over and running away. No.
Extra Navarre Phil, what is that? What is the what is the footsie with regard to this to this issue? Rubbish Allah psalms Allah subhanho wa Taala says that my slave comes close to me by fulfilling the fire which is the boundary condition and then he continues to come close to me through his Navarre fail, until I become the hand by which he holds.
How many people do we pray
and then we save a little How can I get fooled myself?
How will you ever Sooners Allah
has no budget
he stands for the hijab
and he says before he starts praying he says yeah, Allah
The whole world is asleep.
Even the stars have gone to sleep.
He says all other only two who are awake you on your portion me here.
See there see the connection with Allah. That's why I tell people talk to Allah.
You talk to him?
Why don't you talk to Allah.
Ask yourself, do you talk to Allah? And if you do not talk to Allah, why don't you talk to Allah?
cause some Samuel Busey he can see you he can hear you real time. He knows languages you can talk to him in any language because he created all the languages.
Why do you not talk to Allah?
I'm not talking about such than Salah. Talk to Allah. Then Allah historia lambda Oh my God Allah there's no parking yellow please get me a parking
lot I need this medicine now.
Like to be without the medicine.
My mind is weak. Give me a shot.
Yeah, I gotta get this right.
I am running out of time. Please do something. New Dr. Ola. Why don't you talk to him?
Why do you not talk to Allah? Teach your children.
Teachers teaches your children
so as I'm standing here talking with Rob Yala, only two are away. You and me.
You want me here?
Then while he's praying here some commotion some sound in the house as if some money has entered the house. He continues on. When he finishes are there is a man standing there.
And the man is getting his he tells us what kind of a man are you?
the man says I'm a thief.
I came to steal to take something from you. But we have nothing.
There's nothing in your house worth taking.
What can I do? How can I live like this ever? The man has given us a budget.
How can we live like this?
I have nothing.
Has anybody said no? I have I'll give you he said what? He said go make
the team goes next.
He comes back
next week is a law.
To the defaulters bring next was on bus route to lolly. He listens to the karate rasasi not the not the Lohan not the tune. He listens to the one to whom the Quran is real.
The Quran is
when the Salah is finished the man is weeping, crying Isa Allah you gave me
he said you gave me a new gave me the greatest wealth that I have ever taken.
He said I make Toba on your own I make Toba I will stop this work I'm doing
Allah Allah Allah Allah Milla.
person can only give you what you have. That's why I'm saying
increase your wealth and your wealth, his connection with Allah Subhana
expertise is repeatability and that comes from conscious practice. And the third one is return.
What is the return on this investment of yours?
My brothers and sisters see the line on the bottom as a sacrifice is what the chicken does. The moody chicken you liked
everything else has written the uses word for money.
Then Galia for money gj sacrifice for the religion. My submission to you is there is no sacrifice in religion. There is investment.
What is a very
Allah subhanaw taala as a woman jabil Hazara de follow.
Ashura, I'm Sally
what percentage is that 10 times is what
w 100% 10 times is
1,000% and that is the minimum that my rep can give.
Among the red monkey not along the things that are impossibilities are for example, Allah subhanaw taala up for me as Allah does not
back on his promises.
Among them is also Allah subhanaw taala cannot be stingy.
Allah gives in keeping with his majesty and grace.
Allah says bring one good deed I will give you 10 times that the sola sola Salaam says the man makes the Nia he hasn't even done the thing. He makes the idea that I want to do a good deed Allah subhanaw taala tells me like I write it down.
But the melodica
general against insaan or against human beings, they are robots.
A robot is programmed to do something
you ask it to do something else it will ask you a question should I do this? Should I not do that doesn't happen your computer's a delete? He said Are you sure?
So they say yada yada? Well, I mean,
he did not do it yet. Because you have written the deed when it is done. It is written he is only near Allah says write it down as one Hashanah.
Then the man goes out you make any I'm going to give one real in charity. We'd already written Macedonia now Why not?
Make money when you go to if you ever been given one deal in charity Shall
we do it?
Then when you actually give that one real
10 times that Allah subhanaw taala autism right now 10 times
the man makes an ER to do something haram to do something wrong.
May Allah protect us from such needs but
like I said, What should I do is Allah says no, he has not done it yet nothing.
good Nia right the deed bad Nia le which
now you made the NEA then you decide for example you make any I'm going to tell my brother about so and so. Then the thought comes ah that's me but I'm not gonna do that. So you made the Nia nothing written you change any I will not do it. Allah says write a good deed.
Nothing has actually happened only the NEA. You change the NEA write a good deed
the man does not change the NEA. He made the NEA for haram he goes and does it. Malaga Shahrukh Khan Allah with
you will make double
yellow but he did it from it.
The whole day passes
then at the end of the day now you write how many one
one? He did one you did one yellow but he did a good deed and you gave 10 Yeah, that's good deed
for an evil deed one is to one this is my rock jelajah
that's well as Roger said caverta una bill
Okay, further Kuru Nabila. How can you deny
caverta una bella.
Via Boom, boom, boom,
boom, boom my later
You are nothing.
Nothing. You are not totally not totally nothing. You are less than nothing.
lusardi here, Amina de la mia Ponce
has been forgotten the fact that one day it was a time when he was not even mentioned.
Be clear about your return
for a sacrifice two conditions are required number one, first condition of sacrifice is that you must own the thing that you sacrifice. I cannot sacrifice this computer because I don't own this computer.
So the first condition of sacrifices you must own that which you are sacrificing second, conditional sacrifices you will must not get any return for that amount. There is a sacrifice, I gave up something and I got nothing in return. I gave up what was mine and I got nothing to do. No, that's what I'm saying. The only sacrifice is the chicken.
That chicken died for you.
And it got nothing in return.
You spend your time
in the world of our whose time is it?
Who gave you the life?
If the time is yours, then why does Allah subhanaw taala first question on the Day of Judgment. What is the first question? What did you do with the time I gave you what to do with the life I gave you?
Yeah, like there might have I did whatever I want.
Can you say that? Is there an answer?
Yeah, like 20 like watching Angry Birds.
Time belongs to Allah. Live belongs to Allah, La Hola. Hola. quwata illa, Allah.
Your West belongs to Allah. Your knowledge belongs to Allah. Your ability to translate and transmit that knowledge belongs to Allah,
Who put the desire to do something in your heart?
Who can be so generous?
He puts the desire in your heart, then he gives you everything, then you may then he moves to do it, then he wants you
if Allah gave us nothing, that will be justice.
It belongs to me. Your life belongs to me. Your era belongs to me, I gave you the era I gave you the desire that you should do something. I gave you the ability to do it. I gave you the money to give charity Otherwise, how would you have given charity? Now what do you what do you want from me? Not what?
This would be justice.
Let me ask a simple question.
a beggar comes to beg
you are a good person. The beggar comes to beggar your house. So you call your servant
and you give him 10 days ago give it to the beggar someone goes and gives to the beggar. Dude, what do
you call the seven back and say here is 10 deal for you because you took the tender to the beggar do do this?
Yes or no?
Does anyone in the whole world do this? by Rob does
he's telling us to do it. And when we do it he gives us an award that how much minimum one is 210?
How can you not love Allah subhanaw taala
How is it possible
that you are a Muslim?
And we do not.
Remember my brothers sisters if you want to work
whether it is Islam or whether it is your profession, forget the word sacrifice. Think the word investment. Never use the word sacrifice never use the word for money ever again.
Think investment. Why? Because if you are in the sacrifice mode, your sacrifice will always end.
There is no sacrifice and that can go on forever. At some point that sacrifice will end because the amount you lose
is more than what you got.
Want to give charity I have given everything, all my wealth. I even take about 10 of the clothes on my body and give away now what will I give
It has to stop. It won't it won't Nobody does it to that to that entity stuff long before that. But if you think investment doesn't investment stuff, no, because investments have returns. The more I invest, the more I get, the more I invest, the more I get.
Warren Buffett, one of the richest men in the world, big investor,
he is now in his 80s he just stopped investing he is in a flow continuously forever and ever and ever This is the that's why Allah subhanaw taala what rewarded Allah subhanaw taala called the work of the ijarah
Yeah, you will know how to do Luca mala ticciati
two g komen as I've been led Jarrah trade business, Allah did not say Shall I show you a sacrifice that will save you know, Allah, I'll show you a trade. My Rob does not read your sacrifice or my sacrifice.
Allah says your trade invest.
And that investment will save you from the jahannam return ROI we talked about in my business language, return on investment,
return on investment,
So ask yourself, what is the return on investment? How does this relate to your professions, same thing, take joy in what you do. learn more and more about it.
Join the learning joy and doing more of it joy and doing it in different ways.
get expertise. And the return is the joy you get. The monetary return is something which you also get. I always tell people it is impossible to fail in life unless you seriously want to fail. People who fail take a lot of trouble to fail.
Success is the natural situation. The default condition is success.
You fail because you deliberately want to fail you don't do the thing you're supposed to do and so on of course you fail.
So take pleasure in that insha Allah Allah subhanaw taala gives great success.
I want to close with one final concept. And then inshallah we're happy to answer any questions, so on those of you who are taking notes, and the photographs on screen, and so on and so forth, I deliberately didn't tell you that in the beginning. So they let you have your interest, I'm going to give you this entire presentation, the link to that most welcome, please take it use it and make dua for me, inshallah.
I want to say to my brothers and sisters, with a window of opportunity that opens the life of every man and woman
when we have a unique opportunity to make a difference, to make an impact and to influence others. And when this window closes, our life is effectively over, even if we remain alive.
My submission to you is your window and my window is open right now.
What do you want to do?
Because to take advantage of the window of opportunity, you need to be able to anticipate it. And you need to be ready with whatever it takes to take advantage of that window of opportunity. It's not an accident. Success is not an accident. Success is the natural result of intelligent effort.
Because to live is not merely to breathe.
What do you call somebody who's on a ventilator?
whose brain dead is dead or alive
is to breathing.
There are many of us who walk around as if we are on ventilators. Brendon
we walk and eat and talk and so on is our brain dead.
do look at the actions
we have to re
when the battery's dead, what do they do they take a jumpstarter card from another battery and they shock it
do that to your system. Stand up tonight and
seriously, my question to you is please stand up tonight in the hedger burrito aka
ask Allah subhana wa Jalla changed my life
changed my life so that I become successful in this world and the next and give me success in keeping with your majesty and grace. Because then you have to get maximum success.
You have to get maximum success.
If you are asking somebody for charity, how much charity will you get?
They are hungry or whatnot. But you go to the Emir of Qatar.
And you come if you go through and you say, sir, I need money, please help me. What will it give you gentlemen?
It is beneath his dignity to give you
yes or no.
The Amir cannot use Hadrian.
The Amir has to give something which reflects his wealth.
This is not the Amir,
this is a Buddha halloumi
then you will never need to ask anybody else.
He is the only one
who likes to give.
He's the only one who likes those who ask.
The people of this world who have money who are wealth, have security.
Around that wealth, they have different levels of security
to level three levels 10 levels to protect that wealth. Myra geladeira, who is the only one whose treasures are open, not only are they open, he actually appoints people there to say give it away, give it away.
Who are those people? The fbla musala wanted them to come to do the game to give or take.
And we are appointed
the treasures of Allah subhanaw taala Allah created them, take it
so if you are not getting from the treasures of Allah is it whose responsibility
you got God Allah you did not give me No.
So my brothers and sisters stand up tonight. Ready to rock out
and ask Allah subhana wa Taala
and ask Allah subhanho wa Taala that thing which you think is impossible?
I'm sitting here emerges as a lead my witness, ask Allah that door which you think is impossible? Think about that door What is completely impossible I would ask Bob because what is possible there's no point in asking Allah subhanaw taala
you can do it yourself.
ask Allah that which you know that this is not why I can't do this. I simply don't have resources. ask Allah
shanga ba ba ba ba
ba ba ba ba ba ba ba don't go to the king and ask what did they unless you are insulting the key Massimo tambien
when you go to Allah subhanaw taala ask Allah what you know is not possible. Yeah, like give me this.
Collective Allah subhanaw taala
because life is about making choices. We choose to be winners, or we choose to be losers. We choose to be victims, or we choose to be masters.
Both the choice is whether you choose to be a victim I used to be a master are subject to the same Givens of society but they have very different connotations have very different
implications. On your success on your happiness.
Who is a victim who's a master? victims are people who complain
May Allah protect us? Illa Mashallah, this is the state of the oma Today
we are professional complainers.
Constantly we complain about something or the other.
So make a promise to yourself from today. You will not complain. Somebody how's the weather is Alhamdulillah rosy Oh my god, it's so hot. No, no, no, no, no, no hot no cola Alhamdulillah
a friend of mine told me his wonderful stories that he was.
he said he was he had his Egyptian friend who was walking with Him and his van had his
his job which was which got caught in his
in his feet and he fell flat on his face.
slammed on the ground. And then he gets up and says Alhamdulillah my friends what I mean you just fell down flat on your face. What do you think? Alhamdulillah he said because I felt better. I wish I was able to get up nothing broke. Nothing happened Alhamdulillah
Alhamdulillah no complaints. That is a sign of a master that sign of a winner does not complete and you have to complain about
hustle bustle to Allah Allah subhanaw taala should be
I should meet Hassan rasheeda What a wonderful man he was. He was a student debate and he was is considered to be among the among the big people in the debate he was a student of Alibaba tiger. The llama
hasn't been walking there to people who are talking and he overheard the conversation. One man is complaining about something in his life to another man. So as an ancillary stop there, and he said, What a strange man you are.
He's telling the complainer, he said, what a stain manual. He said you are complaining about our rush man, to somebody who has no drama.
he says, You are complaining about Obama,
to someone who has low
wage I my friends and my my brother and Allah bless him.
out of the goodness of his heart, he tells me anything you need Tell me
goodness of His heart is anything you really tell me.
So I deliver
my whole life I have said anything you want tell Allah and if I want if I have anything to
say he's saying it out of the goodness of his heart, even when I come here are people who please if you read if you read anything, please let me know please call me
I will call you when my Rob does not hear any more.
Now, I will.
I will call you that is something that you can do it by Rob cannot do geladeira Hey,
she says you are complaining about our refer to somebody was born
we teach these things when I went to one of the best business schools in the in the country in India to have amdavad.
So we teach ways of how do you get financed? And how do you do this? And do that as one of the basic principle is that you are teaching somebody how to get something from someone who does not want to give?
So you need to teach away?
What is the way to get something from someone who wants to give?
What is the way?
A better way?
Less dead to give.
did Allah say what to ask,
de la put a condition to say what to ask. So why do you put conditioner yourself?
Ask whatever you want.
Because your job has no boundaries. His treasures have no boundaries.
This whole earth has no boundaries.
He feeds the whole world. And you think he cannot give you one loaf of bread.
Don't worry about that.
So make the choice. You want to be a victim or you want to be a master if you want to be a master or responsibility for yourself.
Connect with your
brothers or sisters we have only one life. There's no reincarnation there's no coming back into this world. Let us live that life to the fullest. Now Chava Allah said, life is an instant Let it be an instant of obedience.
That life is but an instant let that be an incident of obedience.
And therefore I come to the
closing of this
is to try to keep up with your time because we're supposed to begin at 930 and finish 1130 so 1115 we began late but doesn't matter inshallah.
Everything has a price. If I tell you, for example, that when I go back to India, I'm going to buy a car.
What will you ask me? What questions
boy which guy? Which guy? Which guy?
Do I want to buy a car?
Is there something called a car in the market?
Or do you have a Toyota and you have a hammer and you have a BMW and you have a Mercedes and you have a Bentley and you have a Rolls Royce and you have a you die and you have Is there something called car
there's no such thing called car
there are names for cars.
I have got 100,000 rupees in my pocket, divide that by 20 and you get your
rough calculation of the Qatari real.
So I've got one lakh 100,000 rupees in my body and I go to the Rolls Royce show
and I say to the man, I've come to buy
Royce Angela, I appreciate your aspirations. How much money do you have?
The man says 100,000 I say to him one lakh rupees.
So the one Tell me please come here, please sit down here.
And then he puts a 3d image of a Rolls Royce on his laptop and he says you know as you move your finger, you can turn it around and you can look under it and you can open the bonnet and you can see the engine and you would open the doors and you can see the upholstery everything else and you can look at it to the front and the back and so on and so forth. And that is what you get for 100,000 rupees you get look at the picture of the Rolls Royce 3d model
everything has a price
everything requires investment
in the last
minute me Nina
what how much
what oh, I had guy
I'm Busan. What are
How much one
holding? Holding journal is not free.
And unless it I have purchased deal is over, it's your time to deliver and take it
that's why I enjoy the movie no matter what did he call the movie no more worry soon.
Who the wife
who owns it? He is now taking charge of it.
Your wealth after your death belongs to whom? We owe versa. So the wire is your children, your wife whoever is there, it belongs to them. So after your death, they just take do they pay somebody for it? No, it is mine.
Who's Jenna Jenna grotto.
I'm not sitting here giving Jenna to me. This is what Allah subhanaw taala said whoever is with me ask Allah subhanaw taala to make us among the nine shala Dental fellows
but we have to pay the price and what is the price? is beautiful prices to please Allah subhanaw taala tell us that's it.
Please Allah Subhana Allah, Allah Allah, Allah Allah who that is the price of Jana. If Allah is pleased with us, we get
asked Allah subhanaw taala geladeira would be pleased with us. ask Allah Subhana Allah Allah Allah Allah to make it easy for us to please Him. ask Allah Subhana Allah be pleased with all of you and never to be displeased. ask Allah Subhana Allah Allah, Allah Allah who to enable you to do that which is pleasing to Him to make lives in this dunya the most successful model of life and then to make life of your asset, a model of success in the asset was Allah Allah Allah Allah will carry malaria. He was having his main erotica.