Channel: Mirza Yawar Baig
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Lama Rahim al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil alameen wa sallahu wa salam ala Shafi lambay, mousseline, Muhammad Rasulullah, sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, this live on Kaziranga zerafa mavado by Babylon sisters, we are this is a series of reminders for our okay we are talking about the
the importance of benefiting truly benefiting from Ramadan and that is by developing
developing taqwa because a lot of Mandela mentioned that this is the purpose for which a lot of adolescent Ramadan and
therefore, it's our job inshallah to make sure that we benefit from
of Ramadan. Now
as I mentioned before,
the key is for us to remember that
this period or other is like, like a crash course it's like a bootcamp where we can reboot ourselves and become more motivated. And that's why if you look at it, a lot of the data in the month of Ramadan
prohibited for us things which are normally permissible, right for drink and, and the company and relationship with our spouses physical relationship with the spouses during a specific time and lots of
private debt. Now, you obvious question is why is something which is prohibited? Why is something which is permitted? Why is it private? Because the idea here is not a question of just not eating and not drinking and so on, but of driving home the one fundamental rule and the one the one fundamental principle, which is that obedience to Allah subhanaw taala gelato is the number one primary
condition of the Muslim who is a Muslim is the one who has submitted to Allah subhanaw taala. What does it mean submission? submission is obedience. Samira, Allah, we hear and we and we obey. We don't we do not argue we do not
push back. We say, we obey. Why? Because Allah said, so it's not blind obedience, it is obedience, because we know who Allah subhanaw taala is we recognize Allah subhanho data, and we worship only Allah Subhana Allah and we seek help only from Allah subhanho data. So therefore, when I last ran into orders as to do something, we do it we don't we don't argue we don't question we do it.
So, therefore, in this case, in Ramadan, now, this obedience to Allah Subhana Allah is reinforced, it is reiterated by making impermissible things which are normally permissible. So,
that is to, for us to understand this. So, therefore, our, if I train myself that in Ramadan, I do not even do things which are normally permissible which is
during the specific period of time, then what about things which are privated anyway.
So, what is the purpose, what is being sought, is not simply to keep us away from food and drink and so on. But it is to make us instill in ourselves the spirit of obedience to Allah
that is the purpose of America and that we become motivated that we concern ourselves that we ask ourselves this question before we do anything at all. And the question is, does it please Allah subhanho that If it pleases us, Allah we do it if it does not please Allah subhanaw taala we do not do it and if there is a doubt then we clarify that doubt until the doubt is clarified, we do not do it once the doubt is clarified and inshallah if it is permissible, we do it and if it's not, we don't do it. So, the, the, the whole issue here is
to ask and think and reflect before every action and every speech whether or not this thing which I'm going to do, does it please Allah subhanaw taala.
Now, this is the essence of,
is to be concerned about the pleasure of Allah subhanaw taala.
In every action of ours,
to be conscious of our near, and to be conscious of that and to therefore do only
Li those things which please Allah monitor, as I mentioned to you, this is a hamdulillah also something which is intrinsically beneficial for us but the reason we are doing it is because we want to please Allah Subhana Allah Samantha also made this fasting in such a way that fasting is a piece of is a form of a brother, which only Allah knows if a person is fasting or even Ramadan. I mean people are there are people even who do not fast May Allah protect us from disobeying Allah subhanaw taala.
today for a Muslim deliberately not too fast without any sharee excuse, meaning that he's not traveling, he's not sick and so on. This is completely This is to go directly against the order of Allah subhanaw taala. And this is it's something which is highly, highly highly,
you know, reprehensible. So the point is here is that
fasting is an environment where nobody knows that you're fasting
except Allah. That's why I was running data centers so Lee, where Anna GB I last wrote that I said the fastest for me and I will report it. Allah did not say how he will reward it with what he will rewarded how many has said it will give our what what is the reward is that I will reward I imagine this is Robin, Robin, Nigella jello, who's saying that I will reward how we reward he will reward giving with his majesty and grace. And this is the beauty of fasting. And this applies to any fast at any time, not only in Ramallah, obviously, obviously, it also applies Rosen but is any fast under love. You know, May Allah give us a trophy to follow the sun offers vs. salami is too fast on
Mondays and Thursdays. Let's try to do that
throughout the year inshallah. And then of course, we have the fasts of the first nine days of julija, we have the first fast in those first nine days of julija, comes the fasting for the Yamuna fat, we have the fasting of the ninth and 10th to the 10th and 11th, Ohara, Malka, Muhammad, Muhammad. All of these add plus of course, as I said, any any kind of nothing First, the reward from Allah is for any fast, obviously, in other this is hugely enhanced. This is something which allows delegates. So imagine this is the whole point of being conscious of and being concerned about the pleasure of Allah Samaritan. That's the reason why investing
during that period of time, a lot of our data also privated
all forms of time wasting of blood in order to thoughtful thoughtlessness, and especially things like backbiting, slandering, telling lies, you know, all of that now, telling lies and slandering or not and backbiting are not prohibited only during those time period of from from Soto if there are no other. These are private anyway, this is private and for Muslim throughout his his or her life. That's the reason why our sources that have said that if you cannot give up those things, then Allah has no need for your hunger and your thirst. So he said that you're wasting your fast if you are during your fast, if you are, you know mounting profanity, if you are raving and ranting, if you are
backbiting, if you are slandering, if you are telling lies, all of this, deceiving, and so on. The reason I'm saying this is this, literally it
destroys your fast, it destroys the quality of your fast while it nullifies your fast. So he said if you can't do that, if you cannot stop yourself from these things, then Allah has no need for your hunger and thirst, he tells you you are hungry and thirsty, okay? That's the reason why for the same for the one who is fasting, he's advised that even if somebody else, you know, attacks you verbally and is trying to provoke you and so on. He should simply say as you should simply say, I'm fasting and I'm fasting. Because then get this person or you know, at least we'll have some
will will hopefully change their behavior, but never to retaliate never to respond in kind. So, the thing to understand is that we are in Ramadan in a crash course we are in a training program to develop the code. So let us monitor ourselves day and night. Let us ensure that we live a life that we spend the time consciously and thoughtfully in order to improve ourselves to become better human beings. Because the best of the human beings is the one who has the has the greatest taqwa of Allah subhanaw taala, who is most concerned about the pleasure of Allah subhanaw taala that is the best person the person who was most concerned about the pleasure of Allah. This was the quality of life
that we asked
Allah subhanaw taala for his mercy and for his forgiveness for Southern Valley he was named that I want to go for life.