Channel: Mirza Yawar Baig
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Bismillah al Rahman al Rahim Al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil Alameen wa salatu salam ala Shafi lumea Eva mousseline, Mohammad Rasool Allah is Allah Allah Allah here early he was happy he was seldom does leave and cathedra on cathedra Hama Babu, my dear brothers and sisters,
The Who am i But today is the honor of slave hood propodeum of Allah subhanho wa Taala della the honor of slave word of the robodebt of Allah subhanho wa Taala JELA Dillo Let me begin
by making dua for Sheikh Mohammed Metalia Sri Ravi Ravi Lai Dara to whose inspiration I owe this hotbar
May Allah subhanaw taala grant him the best of the West in general for those who are either the ladies up
what I find the most impressive and endearing about him is his love for Allah subhanaw taala his pride in being Abdullah, the slave of Allah, and his relationship with Allah subhanaw taala, which is visible in every word that he speaks. There are lots of lectures on YouTube, many of them are they also have English.
Subtitles. And of course, if you understand Arabic, that's the best. Do listen to them. Now I want to remind myself with you
about the greatest honor that Allah subhanaw taala bestowed upon us
the honor of being his slaves, his a bat.
Why is that an honor? How is it an honor to be a slave?
It is an honor to be a slave only of Allah subhanaw taala and it's an honor because Allah subhanaw taala said that about the best of all creation. His beloved messenger Muhammad Rasulullah sallallahu ala you while he was I was sending
the first items Ultra Surah Bani Israel, Allah subhanaw taala said I was with him in a shaytani R rajim Bismillah R Rahman r Rahim. Subhanak levy s lobby Abu de la isla Amin al Masjid Al haram Amin al Masjid de Lappe also, Elon Musk de la also learn iba makhana hola hola Norio mean, yeah, Tina, in who was me balsley a lot around that as that which means glorified and exalted, be He, Allah subhanho wa Taala who took his name Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam Abu Dhabi he.
Allah did not say even Rosalie, he said Abdi, his slave Muhammad sallallahu alayhi salam for a journey by night from Al Mustafa Luxa from Al Masjid Al haram in Makkah to Al Masjid Al Aqsa, the father is Mosque, the neighborhood of which
Baraka, Mahalo, the neighborhood, the surroundings of which we have blessed in order Lemuria who will mean i attina in order that we might show him Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam our science, very early in the who, who was Samuel Busey, really he janela general who is all here and also here.
Allah subhanaw taala as I mentioned in this ayah Allah subhanho wa Taala addressed or saw later a Salam not as His Rasul, but as his ABD. This is the highest of all honors because the honor of being a Rasul is the highest or honors and when Allah subhanaw taala addresses His Rasul as the Abdus Abdullah, this is the highest of all honors that any human being can possibly be given which is what Allah subhanaw taala gave to his to his beloved messenger, Muhammad Rasul Allah is Allah is Allah, one will have Torah Delano narrated that was, well as Russell have said, Whoever performs voodoo, and does it well, and says, a shadow Allah Ilaha illa Allah. Well, I shall do one more Hamedan I
will do who are solo. I bear witness that there is none worthy of worship except Allah subhanho wa taala. And I bear witness that Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam Abu rasuluh is his slave and His Messenger, eight gates of Jannah will be open for this person, and he may enter through whichever he wishes.
Let us thank Allah subhanaw taala that he gave us the guidance to recognize that we are his very bad his slaves to appreciate that honor. And to thank him Gela DeLallo
for this honor and for keeping us in the ummah of His beloved messenger, Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.
My submission to you our brothers and sisters is that the best indicator of any relationship is the attention that we give to it, how focused we are, when we are with that person with that individual. Do other thoughts and feelings distract us from the one that we are with? When we are with someone we love our child or parent or spouse, anyone. We are totally and completely engaged. We look into their eyes, we listen to them, nothing can distract us not even our phones. Our attention is an indicator,
a metric of our love. It really is that simple. But what happens when we are with Allah subhanaw taala when we are with Salah when we are in Salah what happens.
Let me tell you a true story.
I quote from Benjamin Gandhi's tweet. He says, in September 2002, the Tibetan monk,
Buddhist monk Mingyu Rinpoche a flow 18 hours over three days to reach a brain imaging lab in Madison, Wisconsin, run by the neuroscientist Richie Davidson. He was taken to the ice to the EEG room to have his brainwaves measured during meditation.
The resulting scans shocked everyone. The protocol was that Mingyu had to alternate between one minute 60 seconds of meditation on compassion, and 30 seconds of neutral resting period. So he's doing this 60 seconds of meditation, and then stop meditation for 30 seconds, he would have to do that four times in rapid succession to ensure confidence in any effects measure.
But the scientists had doubt whether this will actually work, David said was himself, a meditator knew that it takes time to settle down settle the mind much longer than a few seconds or a few minutes. Surely, it would be impossible for Mingyu to enter these states so quickly, you will need to achieve an inner quiet almost instantaneously for the experimenters to work to succeed.
We all eyes on the EEG monitor.
Meaning you're the people who are watching the monitor mean you began the meditation, suddenly, there was a huge burst of electrical activity on the display. All these scientists and researchers who are monitoring this, they assume that he must have moved and tagged on that on the sensors.
So this is, you know, an accident. But strangely, this electrical burst lasted exactly 60 seconds. Also strange, the giant spikes diminished, but was still present. During his 30 seconds resting period, it was clear that Mingyu had not moved at all.
Everyone watched in silence. As the experiment continued.
As the next 62nd meditation period began another huge electrical spike. This pattern repeated each time he was instructed to meditate on compassion.
The team knew that they were witnessing something never seen before in a lab. But this was just the beginning. MingHua was run was then run through a batch of tests with an fMRI with the same protocol. During a 60 seconds meditation mingles brain circuitry for empathy rose to a level 800% greater than the rest period. Such an extreme increase, which such rabidity was baffling. The closest resemblance to this kind of brain activity would be an epileptic seizure. But those are brief, they're not maintained for a full minute.
The findings turn the world of neuroscience Mingo return to his home in Japan and vanished
a few years earlier, he had around that he will be starting another meditation retreat. Now this is not your typical western 10 day meditation spa. This is a minimum of three years
in a remote Hermitage, high in the Himalayas in the mountains. During these three years, nobody heard a word from him. Suddenly, in November 2015, more than four after more than four years of no contact, meaning you're suddenly reappears at his monastery.
Only a few months later, he was back
I got on a plane to the lab in Wisconsin. With scans from 2002 2010 and 2016. Davidson and his and his team discovered something remarkable about being us bred. He is in the 99th percentile compared to the brains of people of the same age. So if you had 100 People all 41 years old as he was, he would have the youngest brain, essentially his brain with ease, it was aging more slowly than the average person's brain.
Although he was 41, he had the brain of a 33 year old. But mania was only a single case, and Davidson had lined up over a dozen more advanced meditators for scans. More data was needed for the next decade. And look at these people's dedication for the next decade. Engineer and Dr. Lutz analyzed the data from Davidson scans and one day they stumbled upon a pattern hidden in the data. They found it they found it in the baseline reading, all the monks and Yogi's had the same pattern of elevated gamma oscillations before any test. Now gamma is the fastest brainwave, which occurs during moments when regions of the brain are firing in harmony. Think of moments of insight where
everything just clicks is perfect, perfect flow state is achieved briefly for maximum performance. For most people, these moments are very, very brief, maybe a fraction of a second. But for these monks, these gamma moments of mental harmony are amplified and extended to incredible heights. On the average, they showed a 25x that is 25 times greater amplitude of gamma oscillations during baseline than the controls.
In other words, this is a permanent state of higher functioning, a state of higher awareness and harmony that continues throughout their daily lives, not just meditation. This was a revolutionary moment, no brain lab had ever seen gamma oscillations that persist for longer than fractions of a second. yet amazingly, they discovered these gamma patterns continued and even persisted while the monks were asleep. Ultimately, Davidson and his team had discovered a huge hidden treasure of brain transformed beyond the ordinary. Now imagine what is beyond the shallow grasp of the material science of the West, what else had been cultivated and grown in the minds and hearts of these men?
As interesting as the story is, I think the scientists missed the most important aspect of the monks practice, the moral component of Buddhism. It's the changes they make in their hearts that facilitate the changes in their brains. That is, their cultivation of compassion, compassion and kindness. And of course, now, question that you should ask me why did I tell you this story?
To ask one question.
If Davidson and his researchers come here, and want to measure my brainwaves, when I'm in Salah, this is our meditation, Salah
what are they going to find?
And if I want to escape this in tents, potential embarrassment and humiliation by pointing to some Malema or Sufi or Harvey's or curry or chef and say Gordon are not me who measure his brainwaves, they will be superior to the Buddhist monks, because in Salah we are in the we stand in the presence of Allah subhana wa Tala diligence.
If I want to make that statement and point to somebody who should appoint to
who should I name
which Muslim do I know who can measure up to that standard? Even though Allah subhanaw taala mentioned this specific metric, as a distinguishing feature of a woman, a Latina, whom is if a Latina whom V is or let him cause you. They are the people who in their Salah have also have this intense concentration. My brother and sisters talk is easy, very easy. I know we tell the story of Ali Vitali Alonso and the arrow that they extracted from his leg when he was in Salah. My question is, why do we have to go back 1400 years to find such a story? What is a good of a story that cannot be that cannot be repeated? The Buddhist monk is not telling them to talk to Siddhartha Gautam. He
says talk to me be like me do like I do.
Tell me who in our history used to say this. The Sahaba Muhammad Rasul Allah Azza wa sallam, once again, I was go into history, over 1000 years to find them.
That is our tragedy. We have lost the connection with our love geladeira law
that is the reality.
How can we get it back and loss around it that is teaching us manners? Allah Samantha said what you love her you don't need to hear Dean Fatah hi you be as Sarah minha
far away either how you don't be the hatin for how you we are Hazara Amina Oh,
in the law God Allah Alisha in her Siva. Allah said when you are greeted when somebody greets you with a greeting, greet in return with what is better than that, or at least return it equally.
Certainly, Allah subhanaw taala is ever a careful account taker of all things.
They have somebody says do Salam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato. You don't know.
You say at least
equal to what is it? Why Nick was Allahu wa rahmatullahi wa barakaatuh.
If somebody says do Salam Alaikum you say y equal Busara Warahmatullah you work out better than is beauty.
Now think about this, when we greet Allah by having Iman in Him by saying Alhamdulillah by saying La ilaha illa Allah He della della who returns the greeting by handing us the key to bring us close to him.
The key to being close to him, this is in your hand. This is in my hand, because he said first Caroni as CoCo was cruelly Wallah talk for all. He said, Therefore, remember me
and I will remember you and be grateful. And never be ungrateful. When you believe in Him, Jalaja Allah who the key to being close to him, shift over to you. He says, Since you believe in me, here is the key to being close to me ticket.
If you would like me to remember you, they were moving. You want me to help you? Help me help my dean.
But we must take the first step. We must show our eagerness
to connect with our Rob geladeira his response is assured.
Allah said, Yeah, are you and Armando in Tonzura en la Yun circle, we will beat up dharma. Allah said oh you will believe if you help Allah meaning helping the cause of Allah. He geladeira Allah who will help you and make your feet firm.
My brothers and sisters, let us learn to talk to Allah subhanho Not no formality, no barriers and those who didn't set any. The handle is that special time to talk to Allah subhanaw taala the last 1/3 of the night or whatever the alarm reported that Rasul Allah, said Our Rob della della, who descends to the lowest heaven in the last third of every night saying, Who is calling upon me that I may answer Him who is asking from me that I may give him who is seeking my forgiveness that I may have forgiven.
And this is in multiple agreed upon Hadees Mustafa wanna lay in Bukhari and Muslim. Now don't let this time pass. Do not let this time pass without benefiting from it. And get your families involved in this so that you can all benefit from Allah subhanaw taala, special mercy, get the benefit of the dua of Rasulullah sallallahu sallam, he made this door for those who pre tahajjud abora. Delano reported that so Allah is Allah Salam said, may Allah subhanho wa Taala have mercy upon a man who wakes up at night and prays and wakes up his wife. And if she refuses, He sprinkles what on her face? And may Allah subhanaw taala mercy upon a woman who wakes up at night and prays and awakens
her husband, and if he refuses, she sprinkles water on his face. And this isn't even imagine.
Finally, the sign of special closeness with someone is the secrets that you share with them. Things that only that person knows about you
and nobody else. You trust that person with knowledge about you that you do not disclose to anyone else. Disclosure makes us vulnerable. So it is unwise to disclose confidential information to someone who cannot trust who is the one you can trust totally and completely without any reservation because he already
knows whatever you want to tell him and he is the only one who can change it for you if you want it to change Who's that? He is Allah.
So ask yourself as the boys as the podcast
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the word said, Do you have a secret with Allah? between you and Allah? No one knows except you. Do you have a secret with Allah? By Ntaganda when Allah between you and Allah? Do you have a hidden charity? Something good you did?
That nobody knows, except Allah.
Let's ask ourselves this question.
I advise you on myself to create such assets.
Don't tell people
forget about Facebook. Forget about sending videos and photos to people. secret that only Allah knows. And keep it secret don't tell anybody. And when you need Allah subhanaw taala set by me when you really really need it in a in dire emergency emergencies May Allah protect us from the situation. Invoke Allah make dark Allah subhanaw taala by those deeds,
as we know from the story of the three who are trapped in a cave, and Allah subhanaw taala freed them because of their hidden deeds that they are done only for him.
We all know this beautiful story. Let us build our asset pool with Allah subhanaw taala
this fabulous Sisters is real wealth, which appreciates like nothing material can ever hope to do. This is the web that will go with us when we leave this world. Let us pledge our allegiance to Allah subhanho della della della and renew our pledge to be his true and faithful slaves who can look for his mercy on the day when we meet him.
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