Wisdom of Luqman #23
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pasado Salah mala should be able mousseline Muhammad Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, this leavin Catherine kathira from Abbado, my dear brothers and sisters, we are in the on our lesson from the ayat of surah. Look man, the advice that look manly ceram gave to his son which Allah subhanaw taala immortalized by mentioning in his column in Surah two Lockman
and we come to
the part of his advice where he ordered and advise your son to establish salam, Primo Salah.
Now, when we go talk about the issue of establishing Salah, you must remember that Salah is the means for the Muslim to connect to his rub to be sustainer to is protected with greater and the fulfill of all his needs, it is the highest and most powerful of means, many times people get confused when we talk about salah and we talk about the importance of Salah people get confused and they say well you know this is the Allah mulas Bob and therefore we must resort to the S bar.
And so and you are telling us to pray. Now my point is two things. First of all, I did not tell you not to make effort I didn't tell you do not resort to ASVAB and only for it No, I am saying do that pray first and then ask Allah subhanho wa Taala and then resort to the ASVAB do that no problem or resort to the first but pray make sure that you are praying the reason being that prayer is also from as Beth. Santa is the observer as Beth, it is the biggest and the most powerful and the most important of the husband. Whereas other things are from the as Bob also, but they are from a lower level because in those you are concerned with and you are connected with the creatures, whether it
is conditions, whether it is systems and processes, whether it is individuals and whatnot, but in Salah you are concerned with Allah subhanaw taala you're connected with Allah Subhana Allah, therefore Salah is the observer as well, the best of the above, and therefore Salah is the way of connecting to Allah subhanaw taala. And the reason is that Allah is the one who eventually is the only one who will eventually give or not get.
If I'm sick, I take a medicine, whether this medicine will work or not depends on the home of Allah and on the will of Allah subhanho wa Taala
it doesn't depend on the medicine doesn't depend on the doctor, the doctors are doing their best May Allah reward them, the medicines are maybe the best that we are able to get. But whether that medicine will be successful or not, whether I will get Shiva or I will not get Shiva, despite despite taking the medicine depends on the armor of Allah.
If Allah subhanaw taala decides that I am briggate Shiva, then I will get Shiva if Allah decided that I the Shiva is not written for me, then I can eat all the medicine in the world, it's not going to help me. So therefore it makes eminent sense to make Lulu and Allah to turn towards Allah subhanaw taala and ask Allah subhanaw taala for his help, before I resort to any means on my own. Now I'm giving you the example only of
of medicine, but the same thing applies to everything else, I need a job. But I asked Allah subhanaw taala first, then I go for the job interview, then I go and apply and so on and so forth.
Whatever I do, it is the question of seeking help from the only one who can help
and after that, doing whatever it is that I need to do, and then seeking help once more, and that is the reason why this Salah, the quantity, quality of that Salah is of such great importance, because obviously if the Salah is important than the quality of the Salah is also important. Now Salah can be of several kinds, for example, there is a kind of Salah where the one who is praying will be punished. The one who's praying will the prayer will not be accepted from him. So there are people who pray and prayer does their prayer does not even go above the head. Let alone the Salah going to the arms of Allah it doesn't even clear your own height and he said that
Salah is taken like a dirty piece of cloth, which you use to wipe out wipe and clean something and it is thrown back in the face of the body of the person who's praying Now, obviously that kind of Salah is useless and what is that sir Allah subhanaw taala described all of these things very clear in the Quran tell us a little Mussolini alladhina humann Salatu himself who lived in a home your own
unless and until the mouth say whoa to those people who pray
could delay their Salah from the stated fixed times and who do good deeds in this case Allah only to be seen by the people only to show
now as I think I mentioned this earlier also think about this as a and ask yourself why is it that just the delaying of Salah is being so strongly condemned
it's not a it's not as if the person did not pray it's not as as the person refused to pray, it's not as it was a person denied the importance of Salah delay. Why what is the problem with the delay? Now obviously if you're delaying it for some, you know good reason for example, you know, some something very urgent comes up right in your face.
Or whatever be the case. You have delayed the setup for a good valid reason. Maybe even a shoddy reason. Even if it is not actually a reason it's a logical reason why you are doing that you're saving somebody's life and therefore you delayed your Salah something which is extremely important and critical. It's not more important than Salah but it's something which where you say okay, I'm not going to miss the Salah. I will still pray it within the specified time but not immediately. I will play it a little bit later. After I finish this thing which I'm doing now the point is what is that thing now for a lot of us believe me and you know this to be true. That thing is the game you
are watching on television or that thing that is the game you are playing on your on your on your computer or your phone. That thing is I'm chatting are conversations that you are having with some you know so called friend on the phone or on Facebook or something and it is something which is of course absolutely of you know zero importance. It's not something which is important, not something which has no value, no importance yet because it is your knifes because it is something that you like to do. You are using that as an excuse to delay Salah to put back Salah instead of that you are spending that time in that thing which gives you pleasure so effectively what are you doing? You are
exhibiting arrogance with regard to Allah subhanaw taala they really seriously think about that. Here is the most in calling our Hydra Salah hell fella come to Salah come to come to success and you are saying no, no hold on second. I've got other things to do. I am busy. Now that is the reason why loss manager said if you're so busy that keeps us alive is not in need of your Salah because Allah is not in need of anybody's Allah.
Allah subhanaw taala we pray to Allah subhanho wa Taala because we need the Salah. Right? We need the Salah, we need to reiterate our allegiance to Allah subhanho wa Taala
so that Allah subhanaw taala This is proof in our favor. When we meet Allah subhanaw taala to say that he Allah I did not neglect the duties that were enjoined upon me. And so I request you now to forgive me and to give me Jana, this is the evidence and that is why the Salah is called and without Jana it's called the key for Jana. Now why is it give us an A because this is Jenna is for those who obey Allah subhanho wa Taala and the first step of obedience is to worship Allah subhanho wa Taala because this is the purpose of our creation, Allah subhanaw taala to generate insight, I have not created the gene and the human beings for anything other than to worship me. And therefore to
worship Allah Subhana Allah that is the first and foremost of our
of what is forgiveness of what has been enjoined upon us. And that's the reason why it's very important to pay attention to Salah
is another kind of Salah. So the first one was this which we should avoid at all cost. And Allah mentioned two things in that one is delaying it and the other one is to show off, so always keep on making is the foreign Toba and ask Allah subhanaw taala to protect us from showing off there's a beautiful story of a man who came to
see me in Remo lightoller. And he asked him he said that I recite Quran well my karate is good. So people generally they push me forward they asked me to lead salah and he said when I'm praying when I am leading Salah
When I'm reciting Quran, I get this thought that I am doing it to show off, I am doing it so that I will be popular with the people. So, I cut short by recitation. So for example, if I interview if I intend to, to recite, say, you know, 1010 or 15
or 20 then I, as soon as I get the shot this thought I immediately stopped by recitation I want to go, but I feel bad about this, what is what is is there a solution? What should I do? And as me right now, like Allah gave him a very, very beautiful answer, he said to him, that this thought is from actually from shaitan because shaitan is aware that because of your recitation Alhamdulillah the people who are praying behind you, they are able to connect to Allah Subhana Allah, they are getting So, under Salah, because the reciter is reciting beautifully. Now.
Therefore, he said, what you must do is when you get this thought, Mr. Farr, and of course, you always, always make us suffer, and then you will you lengthen your recitation, so, if you intended to recite, say 15 ayat, and you you got this thought of the fifth eye or something, he said, read more, don't stop your recitation actually read more, because you want to beat the shutter. If this is what he wants you to re He wants you to shorten your Salah, you actually elongate your Salah, but protect yourself by ensuring that you make a stiffer
underlay. So I think this is a you know, this is a very good piece of advice. And may Allah Subhana Allah bless those who recite beautifully Marshall I have had the pleasure of praying behind several of the Koran in the world who are known for their beautiful recitation, Andrew and I don't necessarily mean those who are famous. I mean, even people who are not on YouTube and whatnot, but beautiful residential hamdulillah. It is such a blessing to pray behind somebody who recites Well, the second kind of Salah is a protection from haram and protection from disobedience of Allah. So I lost my data set wasallam Petaluma, Ojai Lake avenel kitabi Joaquin Sala inna Salatin, ha and in
fact I will Moncure when zikalala Akbar Allahu Allah Muhammad Rasul.
Allah said recite or Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam what has been revealed to you of the book The Quran and establish a Sala acaba de Sala,
verily, a Salah the prayer prevents from all fascia which is all kinds of sins and shamelessness and Al Wonka, which is every kind of evil deed, every kind of disobedience of Allah in salata, tan ha Anil fascia evil Moncure and what a zikalala Akbar and the remembering or praising of you by Allah subhanho wa Taala is greater indeed, that you're praising of Allah and Allah knows what you do Allah Allah Mater's know, though this is the second kind of Salah, which is where a person is praying hamdulillah he's doing his best his night to pray, to the best of his ability as well as he as he or she knows how. And he is constantly seeking the forgiveness of Allah subhanho wa Taala
he's concerned or she's concerned about improving the quality of their Salah, they are making 100 on this, they are making effort on this and Allah subhanaw taala rewards that effort. So, this is the second kind of Salah, and remember, this is in this Allah is also this kind of Salah is also a meter Allah is telling us what the Salah does right. So, this is for example, like somebody says, Here is a medicine here is a Tylenol, this will take away your headache. So, now whether the medicine works or not depends on what happens to you headaches. So, if you are eating the medicine and you find your your head is still painting, then what you say you say well you know this medicine is wrong, I
should change the medicine. I should get some something else. So remember here Allah subhanaw taala is telling us that this Salah is a medicine what is the medicine? This Salah prevents us from doing that which Allah prohibited it prevents us from alpha, while mooncup prevents us from and protects us from all of our shadows and mokara from all shameless things from all sins from all rebelliousness from all disobedience of oneness
to therefore, unless monetize it. So Allah gave give us this meter so what we need to do is when we are praying
Of course concentrate on in the Salah, and you know make proper Voodoo and then
when we are praying, try to try to, to know the meaning of what you are reciting So, so look at the meaning of what you're reciting beforehand, so you know what you're reciting. And in the Salah concentrate, don't let your thoughts wander here and there, do your best to the best of your ability and then
watch your own life after the Salah.
So I am a person for example, if I'm a person who prays regularly five times a day Alhamdulillah and maybe I also do some extras. I of course obviously, praying Suna is part of the Salah, but I'm not so I mean that also but in addition to that, you know, maybe you maybe you put it the hijos or something or Serato Doha and whatnot. Now look at your life and say, is my life free from disobedience of Allah subhanho wa Taala
because if that is not happening, if I'm praying, but I'm also looking at Haram, I'm also listening to her I'm also lying, I'm also doing rebirth. I'm backbiting people, I'm deceiving people and doing all of this stuff. And I'm bad talking people slandering people. If then there is some there is a big business a big problem because that means that this Salah is not working right so something is wrong with my Salah. I need to improve my Salah I must do a lot of is the far and I must make Toba and I must change the way that I'm praying because my prayer is useless. My prayer is not achieving anything. My prayer is actually a problem because despite the fact that I am taking the time and
trouble to pray it is not having an effect. The job of the prayer is to purify my life. And the prayer will do that with Allah mentioned in Salah Tatianna Anil foshay with mocha, Allah mentioned clearly that this is what the Salah is supposed to do. And though therefore if my Salah is not doing that, it means something is wrong with my Salah I need to improve it. Then there is a third kind of setup for which I'm not promised a special reward. Unless we are interested that the Java you know, boom I need a Moto G i don't know bunco for whatever. Well me Morocco now. The horn ferrata munaf so my old fellow home in karate iron, Joshua m de makani, Allah, Allah says that there are these there
are these people who forsake their sides for save their bed means they get up in the night to worship Allah subhanaw taala to invoke the rap to call upon the rub binal Sophie whatever, between fear and hope, and they spend money man as of now 21 and they spent in charity, out of what Allah subhanho wa Taala bestowed on them. So Allah said there's their sights forsake their beds, to invoke the rub between fear and hope, and they spend out of what We have bestowed on them. And then Allah to Allah describe these qualities. So who are these people? These are the people who get up in the night to pray this refers to the Hajj, specifically, obviously, if you're praying the hedges it
means automatically this person is praying. Tagil is already in all the five fours out on time makes zero sense you're praying and you're missing of south of weather makes no sense. So obviously, this is this is this goes without saying. And then unless America does and when they stand the agile, how are they standing, they are connecting with Allah subhanaw taala they fear that they may miss something, they fear their mistakes, they fear their shortcomings, and they fear the loss of Montana might be displeased and they also hope that Allah subhanaw taala will forgive them. So there is a binary coffee whatever, between fear and hope is the position of the Muslim who is a Muslim, the one
who stands between fear of Allah subhanaw taala as punishment and fear of his anger and hope for his forgiveness and hope for his mercy. And also, as Adam said, the one who if you do that, Allah will protect you from what you fear, and He will give you what you hope for. It is a beautiful has this beautiful story in the Sierra of a young Sahabi who was was dying in last moments of his life. They came and told of his acelera Sano sama to visit him. Now he was lying on his bed and he sat down by him. And he asked him What's yours? What's your state? How are you? How are you now? And remember these were the conversations one logic in the middle of them is not asking what the physical state
is asking about is is spiritual and emotional state and the side we understand what the what the interviewer is asking. So there is no sort of said What is your state he said jasola am between fear and hope I fear that Allah might punish me because of my life. And I bought I hope that Allah subhanaw taala will not punish me will forgive me. As soon as Adam said, inshallah Allah subhanaw taala will protect you from that which you fear and we
give you that which you hope for and we ask Allah for this agenda. So by the coffee whatever I know Allah said, No person knows. For Allah tala Manasa mouth yellowman karate karate iron jezza Amina, can we I'm alone and I said no person knows what is kept hidden for them of joy as a reward for what they used to do. Now, this is the kind of Salah where we ask Allah subhanaw taala to give us this and this even though this is refers specifically to the hundred, we're talking about every Salah being of this quality wherever you are standing before when we are standing before us, we are standing in a state which is by no hope you are
between the fear of Allah subhanaw taala as punishment and the hope for his mercy and His forgiveness inshallah
by brother and sisters we need to ask where our Salah pleases us. So, this is the
the thing that I want to remind myself and you so having now seen three kinds of prayer one which is really not accepted and that prayer is which is being prayed you know, the like this in Farsi Barcelona hasta la Oh, it's very,
in a very disgusted way in a very sort of boring way and you you're tired of it, you really do not do it. Wow, oh my god, I still have to do it. So it's like that it's his whole attitude towards Allah is a very negative attitude. You don't see any value in that. You don't really want to do it, but you're doing it out of habit or because somebody forced you or whatnot. Now this is and then then so therefore, you will keep on delaying it until you can't delay it and then you pray. And then when you pray, just sort of like a sore thumb said he said do not make such that like a crowd drinks water, tap, tap, tap tap. Some people you see in another room said do not steal in Salah. So they
asked him how can anybody steal in Salah What is the meaning of stealing and Salah now is not doing the actions properly. So that means for example, you're standing in cam and then you make a hole. Sometimes you see people they just make a logo like this and they stand up where is the correct way of making a logo is to go down completely like this with your hands on your on your knees. And then when you stand up from Morocco, and you stand up fully and totally.
So in Morocco, we do the test we have at least five times or seven times three is the basic minimum and then pronounce it properly loads as well as as well as
Sudan or barozzi Sudan or barozzi subhana wa barozzi Swabia the swan ability to do this five times or seven times peacefully we see that this is the most you know peculiar thing that we don't have peace and we don't have so core and Sakina even in Salah Now there may be I'm saying it's amazing because Salah is supposed to create that.
Why do we pray we pray so that we have peace in our lives? But we pray in a way where the Salah itself does not give us any peace in Salah itself we are in a hurry. What are you in a hurry about? Tell me
you are in a hurry to do what?
When you are praying, pray peacefully ask Allah subhana wa tada for whatever you want to ask him
and whatever you are in a hurry for if you pray peacefully and with tranquility, Allah subhanaw taala will sort that thing out for you before you get there. inshallah So please, very peaceful, no hurry, no running.
No thoughts wandering all over the place standing alone over here and then your mind is somewhere else no focus, because you're standing before Allah subhanaw taala.
So focus on that salah and pray in that way. So when you're studying in Korea, then you may go ko does Viet then stand up again. Trump another con humped semi Allahu even Hamid
because you don't even know Baraka config. And then you go and do salute. And the same thing when you are as rude. Now, make sure the subject is proper. And then make sure you do that as we add in salute, also pronounce it properly do it slowly, and then sit back
up between the two salute dua for that. So all of these things are to be done in a very dignified and in with proper decorum and in a very peaceful and tranquil manner.
So that is extremely important as far as the Salah is concerned. Don't Don't hurry and rush with it. Then the Surah Surah Surah as I mentioned, so that's the first guy things to do. Make sure the Salah quality is good and
Then also monitor your life and say what is the effect of this ally in my life? Can I see that? Is it visible to me?
Because if you can't see it, nobody else can see it either. Is not there. So we need to monitor that and say I'm praying five times a day, then why am I still doing something? which Allah subhanaw taala has privately.
So the Salah must stop us from doing that. man came nosara there was a man who was to pray in the masjid regularly and also liked him very much suddenly disappeared. He wasn't seen for a few days now. Most people is a very
there's a jasola he is fallen on to his fallen into bad company and he's doing things which he should not be doing and so he's ashamed to avoid him. For as soon as I asked them, he said, Does he pray or is he left? rissalah? Yeah, no, no, he's praying.
He's not empty Salah as soon as I tell him to continue to pray. That's all he didn't say. He didn't even ask what is he doing? You tell him to stop? No, he said tell him to continue to pray. After some time the man came back to the masjid is aerosol hamdulillah Allah subhanaw taala guided me I made this a far away Toba and I have left all the bad stuff I was doing because this is the code this is the nature of sir This is what Santa is supposed to do. Salah is supposed to connect you to Allah. And if it connects you to Allah then it will have an effect. It's like It's like a bug. You know, think about it like a bug. So if you've got his Barber, it's in the bulb holder and so on so
forth, but it's not plugged into the power supply. So you are standing with this bulb in your hand it's a it's 1000 watt halogen bulb. But the whole room is dark.
Because it's not switched on. It's not plugged into the power supply. But the moment you plug it into the power supply what happens that disappears the bulb lights up.
So how do I know if my bulb is light or not? I don't have to ask anybody I can see for myself. Because my if my bulb is plugged into the power supply the I will not be surrounded by darkness.
So how do I know my Salah is working. If my heart is at peace, if I'm if my heart is tranquil, it is free from stress, it is free from fear it's it is free from the disobedience of Allah subhanaw taala My life is free from the disobedience of others who have that
I'm focused on obeying Allah subhanaw taala right. If all this is happening under law, that mean my Salah is good. But it is not happening and if I see the opposite of that my heart is corrected as where I'm living in a state of stress and I'm worried about is worried about that. And I'm afraid of this one on that one. And I am My life is full of disobedience router, I'm going to the wrong places. I'm hanging out with the wrong people I'm speaking what I should not be speaking watching and looking at and listening to things I should not be listening and on so on and so on. So if all of this is happening, then it means that there is my bulb is not plugged in. And I have a bulb I'm
good I am Muslim and I am praying but it is like a dead light but doesn't do any good. So please make sure let us let us make sure that we have our plug
power cord plugged into the power source.
My brother and sister Ella had ordered us to guard the salah and to perform it and to do it at its correct times. Half Izu Allah salvati was Salam ala gusta como de la de carnitine in terms of Baccarat smartasset gras Gods strictly your five obligatory Salawat prayers especially the middle Salah, which is some of the more facilities have said this is awesome now and stand before a lot smarter with obedience right now.
Allah Allah mentioned that the times of for Salah are prescribed and fixed because he said for either for the it was a lot of fun
that you know we go for is that my nan Tom for a female Sora in the sala de guerra de la mina kita makuta unless raha does it when you have finished
a Salah, remember Allah Subhana Allah standing sitting and lying down on your side's but when you are free from danger, perform a Salah. Again, very the prayer is enjoined on the believers at fixed hours. So Allah subhanaw taala mentioned this that the Salah is at fixed hours, and therefore we must make sure that we pray. The of the obviously every prayer has a as a beginning time and an ending time. There's a span during which we need to pray and the abs are the best
thing is to pray at the earliest time which means as soon as the time for Salah comes pray that Salah Don't delay that, do not delay that salah and delaying it, especially delay especially delaying it in you know just for I mean obviously whilst you delay to delay it for convenience, so but delaying it beyond a point becomes in May Allah protect us, we might fall into that zone or that group of people who are lost man oh Tara said war to them. Napoleon Mussolini, we don't want to fall into that. So try to pray as close to the beginning time as possible, because that is the best way of doing that.
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a last round that also mentioned those who do not pray and he told us what will happen to them. He said masala comfy soccer carlu Lum naku mineral masala
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the the Malika and the people who go to Jamaica they want to ask the people of Johanna, what caused you to enter Johanna masala cocoon, FISA court, and they will say the people in Ghana they will say
Lu lamb naku mineral mousseline, they will say we will not have those who used to pray.
And now it can't get more clear than that.
So anybody who says that, oh, yeah, it's okay. I don't need to pray and so on. So believe me, you are playing with fire quite literally. So make sure that we don't fall into that trap, the Salah has been prescribed for a reason and the reason is, because this is the purpose of our existence, we have been sent into this world to worship Allah Samaritan, you are created for this purpose. So Salah is the thing that enabled us to fulfill the purpose of our creation. And the last matter I gave this a lot was also as a
as a tool to use for our own benefit to to help in times of need and so on. So let us make sure that we do not neglect our select.
Last Rattata told us what to do when we are called to Salah, and he mentioned this, specifically with respect to Juma but it also applies to all the forcella Allah said yeah, we're living armano either Rue de la sala de mi Yeoman Giamatti. First our Isla de la he was ruled by the alikoum Cairo la common Gundam de Anima. Allah said oh you believe which means Muslims, when the call is proclaimed and the call for Salah which is the other than
on the on Friday, which is for the divine prayer, rush first out, which is grace and brush and go fast, illogically law to the remembrance of Allah subhanaw taala which in this case means the Serato Juma was a rule by and leave business leave every other thing leave your work, leave your shops, and that becomes a common condom. tala mon that is better for you if you did, but no, If only you knew.
Now, as I told you, this, the ayah specifically mentions the Jamaat Salah, which means that that's why the Juma is so very important. But this applies also to all the servers when we are called to Sara, we go whatever else you are doing ally saying leave your business What about your games and, and entertainment and TV and whatnot? I don't even need to mention that. So unless Mandela told us to leave everything, and then Allah sem rush First I will adekola rush to the place of Salah. Don't, don't lie, don't you know sort of wander around and be lazy about it and delay it noise Allah said go early as far as Juma is concerned. And as soon as Allison told us that there are two angels we
stand at the door of the masjid. And they write down the names of the people entering the masjid and when the
other end for the member when they when the Imam Hatim stands on the member and says sir Mr. Rico, the angels shut their books and they also come and join the congregation. So you want your name to be written in that book. So make sure you go there early.
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and then Allah says that this meaning leaving the worldly affairs and going to Salah is far better for you if you knew,
right? Today we delay or even missile altogether because we are tied up in worldly affairs. That is the opposite of what Allah
Adela ordered us to do. You ask somebody, why did you miss Salah was in a meeting?
So you're meeting with whoever your meeting
was more important for you, then you're meeting with Allah?
How are we going to justify this?
We feel embarrassed about telling people that I need to go for Salah.
And believe me this whole embarrassment business is only for us. Nobody bothers if I have I mean, I'm a business consultant, as you know.
And 100 I pray on time. And I there have been many times when I'm in the middle of a meeting and I tell people, I tell the pasta either I tell them beforehand that look, this prayer is going to come and I'm going to go away and come back. So don't worry, continue continue your meeting or if I didn't get get a chance to do that. I tell them at that time. I said give me five minutes. I'm back. Give me 10 minutes. I'm back. And I go and I pray.
There have been occasions where I was once in Bangalore and I live in Hyderabad. So in India, so I was in Bangalore, I was Mustafa Duma, I did not need to do it was not fun, but it was a Friday. And I was in this meeting with a board meeting of a company that I used to be on the board of and we were sitting there in that meeting. And one of my one of the other board members was not non Muslim lady, she said to me, isn't the time for you to go. So I said well, so she said no for your Friday prayer. And it was about 1230 or so I was at one o'clock. And the mosque was nearby. She remember and she said isn't the time you're sitting here talking in this meeting and you don't seem to be
sort of, you know, you don't seem to have remembered the time for your Salah Isn't it time for you to go for your breath. And this is a non Muslim Hindu lady who's telling me and reminding me to go for Salah Allah subhanaw taala if you if you are Nia is good and if you are sincere about your Salah Allah subhanaw taala makes it possible unless it makes it easy or less valterra provides you with the means and must provide you with the circumstances. And he as in this particular case, even somebody else who's not not even a Muslim will remind you to go and worship Allah subhanaw taala
so make sure that we understand this and that we
we do not leave our Salah for whatever reason, because the question of leaving I mean, I'm saying don't even delay Salah. So where is the question of leaving it? We should neither delay Salah nor should we
leave the Salah because this is the key the key to success is if somebody is saying that I am belaying my Salah or leaving my Salah, because I'm busy with some matters of the dunya it's not just a matter of saying you know i mean how can this be? I'm saying it doesn't even make logical sense because if I'm a Muslim, and I believe that Salah is the important thing that Salah is what Allah subhanaw taala prescribed for me to succeed then how do I leave Salah tell me how do i do Salah last matter give us Allah as the as a tool as Mandela said yeah, you will have the Normans die you know be suffering was Allah. Allah said all you who believe take the help of sobor which is which refers
to patients which deposed to 42 which refers to all the effort we make what salah and Salah take the help of the all this effort and take the help of Salah take the help of prayer
for any need that you have. Right?
In the law Sabrina Allah said Verily Allah is with the people who make some
gurus are who are patients who have fortitude who have who have resilience, who have integrity.
So Sarah is a tool Allah subhanaw taala gave this to us. There is no Salah in the heart, there's no Salah, Salah is for this dunya This is as I mentioned right in the beginning, this is the observed as Bob This is the best of the as Bob. So let us use that. That is use it consciously We ask Allah Subhana Allah to enable us to connect with him, we ask our loss manager to put the beauty and sweetness of Salah. We ask Allah to enable us to pray as if we can see him because this is how he described it. And that would allow Hannah Katara foil and when we said in the famous adage the veil that worship Allah as if you can see him and if you cannot see him, and you obviously cannot see
him, know that he is seeing you. So we ask Allah to bring this sense of reality of standing before him. Ask us to open our hearts to his door to open our hearts to his glory and majesty. That his power and glory may reflect in our hearts was Allah Allah will carry Manali he was savage man me
Salam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato.