[Ep. 04] Differences Of Variety Managing Our Disagreements
Channel: Mohammad Elshinawy
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Salam aleikum wa rahmatullah Bismillah Alhamdulillah. Wa salatu salam ala Rasulillah Allah Allah, he was a big Marine. Welcome back to managing our disagreements. In the last episode we said Not every difference necessitates a disagreement. And not every disagreement necessitates a disregard or a dismissal of the disagreeing positions. And then we said, not every position or opinion you're going to disregard or dismissed, is going to necessitate that you disengage from our disunite with those who hold these positions, I wanted to spend an episode on each of these to inshallah develop a slightly deeper, slightly deeper understanding about them, though, we have to reiterate that this
needs to be deferred to experts. And unless you are someone that is trained in this
discipline, it trained in the sacred sciences, you will not be able to know which belongs where. So the first of the four categories is the category of differences that are not disagreements, you see, there are certain differences that are known as tender war variational differences, differences, meaning variety, they don't clash with one another, they complement one another, they all are traceable back to the sacred sources, the Quran and the Sunnah.
And you know, the, the tradition of the companions collectively and so, these are not about right and wrong, the right and right there is no room for disagreeing over these dismissing any of them, No, you must accept them all. There might be some slight room in saying this is right and this is more right.
At the moment like what is preferred, what is more necessary, what is a greater priority right now, you know, one of these positions is underserved, understaffed and let me give some examples. So, of the differences of variety are the different phrases in
do that you make in Salah, like the opening derived before Fatiha or the DUA supplication, you make a record and you're bowing position or in sujood. In your frustration, there's a variety in each of these, the opening door, there are multiple that have been reported about the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam, you can't reject any of them. They're all authentically traceable to him. There are multiple sorts of record or multiple drives taught and scheduled. We must accept them all. Even if we're gonna say at times, it might be better to not keep doing this one all the time because you might become absent minded in your prayer. That's, I think, a good example. You cannot say don't do
this one. It's wrong. You can say you should be doing the others as well because with the variety, it refreshes and renews your Salah and your mindfulness in the Salah. Another example is the different recitations of the Quran, the different modes of recitation of Quran et and so for example, Maliki Oh, me, Dean, and many Kiyomi Dean, which one of these is right? They're both right. Conclusively, they're both Quran they've both been reported to us by like tele tour abundant recurrent transmission. One of them means Owner of the Day of Judgment. Malik, one of them means king of the Day of Judgment. Melek they complement one another. He's the owner and the king of the
king and the owner subhanho wa taala. Or for example, lava didja comb, rasuluh min and fusi come there has come to you a Messenger from among yourself. Someone you're very familiar with someone who has integrity you can't deny. There's another recitation that says, but also learn a messenger mean and fesi come and fesi come from NE meaning the most precious one out of you has been elected by God. These are both right, because they're both traceable to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and from there his students this will have a who carried to us the Quran from him. When Allah azza wa jal says we're either or atfm men when you look there, meaning in paradise, right Atia, you will
see now Iman bliss were mortal can Kaviraj and a great dominion, great kingdom. Another recitation is Melih can Kaviraj a great king, you will see a great kingdom and you will see the greatest king Allah subhanho wa taala. These complement one another. This also applies by the way in the realm of Islamic work. You see that some people are more focused on the educational front. Others are field workers in relief efforts or political action groups or otherwise. Which one of these is Islamic? You must say these are all Islamic II
When the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam had set the Sahaba up with a division of labor, and in fact the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam told us there's going to be dedicated doors to paradise for people that spend extra emphasis on certain initiatives. He said, There's a door for Salah, a door for sadaqa, or door called Raytheon for the fast thing person, almost limbs fast the person extra dedicated, the faster there is variety, that there's a door of jihad. And they said, Yeah, rasool Allah, will anyone be invited from all eight doors, I will work around the law and ask the question, he said yes, and I hope you'll be that men. And that's a beautiful Hadith because it
explains to us that we should not expect everyone to pick your door or be able to qualify for all the doors there can really only be one every book or the Allahu Anhu. And so whoever is working on what front we must respect and be grateful that they are fulfilling a role that we are not as passionate as capable about. It's a variety and a complementarity in this difference that we need to recognize, and they are not at odds with one another.