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Mohammed Faqih

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was saying Oh, Sophia was ready

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to see Nancy Medina, the mid level Fernando de la,

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Vela, howdy, Allahu Allah, Allahu Allah.

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Masha Allah Muhammad Allah.

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Welcome to this

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talk. And tonight is going to be a talk, it's really not a discussion type

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due to the nature of the topic itself. But let me just make make it clear why I chose to.

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Let me just give you a couple of reasons for choosing this this topic. One, I'm responding to a demand to repeat it. I have given this before and it was actually

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I think it was available online, we had a an online,

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we had actually in the audience of about 300 people at that event, but also it was it was being brought, they were broadcasting it on online a few weeks ago.

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And it was part of a series that talks about journey to the hereafter. So it starts from, from before this, and that talks about the process of death, and then the year after, and then you know, and so on, and so forth.

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And my segment was about the process of death.

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Now, the other reason I'm doing this is not to scare us, but rather to help us to prepare us. So not to scare but rather to prepare, because, and recently, there was a wave of, you know, people that we know and people that, you know, that were dying, and people were wondering as to what it is that people go through.

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In the old days, when people were very close, they would they would witness someone going through that process. So it's, it's a powerful reminder, nowadays, of course, we usually go and attend the janazah, after the bodies is taken care of and prepared and we just, you know, attend the burial. So no wonder

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that it doesn't affect us as much because we go witness someone being buried someone that we know someone that was, every weekend I go, I travel somewhere I come back or while I'm traveling, I get a text message or something like that, or asking in

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reminding me to come attend the janazah or make dua for the person.

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And the Prophet sallallahu Sallam encourages us to actually remember this, because

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as they say, when you have the end in mind, right,

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the way you go about your life would be totally different.

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And

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this reality of death, which is uncontested,

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almost agreed upon by all kinds of people, regardless of their faith, or their belief or their orientation. Everybody knows that, that they're going to have a day where everything you know, their life is gonna come to an end. And there will be transition to another life.

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So that's why I call it a journey, because it's not an end.

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Because it's an end of something, but it's the beginning of something else. So it's a journey. It's a transition.

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It's like a connection that someone takes. So what happens, what do we find in the Islamic tradition, or in the statements of a province have a lot, of course of grant talks about the process of debt, and what how person dies and how the angels come? But there's, there's a narration, there's Hadith, where the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam where he gives detail and graphic description as to what happens

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when a person dies. But before I get there, I just want to say that very often people are concerned with with the last action or the last thing that they would be doing, like nobody wants to die. And this is the idea or this is this is one of this is one of those take home lessons that we should get from this is that okay, since it's a reality is something that would happen and nobody knows when, right?

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Nobody knows well, I mean, there is no appointment, there is no reservation, there is no confirmation. There is no you know, calls wake up call. I mean, a person may get a wake up call, we get all kinds of Wake Up Calls, events that happen in our lives, you know,

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some of scars considered gray hair, a wake up call as well, whenever you notice that first gray hair

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That's a wake up call. And

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but there isn't really a call that you get saying that, oh, by the way, your journey is about to end or about to begin. And in a set amount of days or hours.

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And that's why the Prophet says, you know, remember it as often as possible,

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right? For it is those who remember it.

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Remember, because those who remember it, are better prepared. And in a hurry, it's also said that an intelligent person, or a smart or wise person, is a person who

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case human data, in essence, a person who controls who controls himself, conquers his or controls himself and his desires, while maintaining a garden load and works for that which is after death. So there is something that comes after death. But today, we want to talk about the this process.

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So a person who is who's thinking or who's who, and always remembers, this, this fat, and this this fate that is awaiting all of us, right, we'll be better prepared

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to face it. Number two,

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the prophet tells us that whosoever

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whoever dies doing something that that pretty much is

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signifies or whatever they're doing shows in an amount of the artemia, that kind of,

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you know, indicates as to what their fate is. So someone who dies doing something good, then

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then chances are that that this is this is a good sign. Right?

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The third point is that people usually and that, you know, the time of death, I've had a member mentioned otter, talk about or do whatever they were passionate about the most in life, whatever preoccupy their mind, their minds, and whatever they were, they were they were involved in doing. So whatever they were passionate about. And there are numerous stories,

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you know, that are mentioned, and I do want to say something about that.

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A minute is show time.

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So let's talk about for instance, what one of those things that people would want,

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would want to be able to do or say, is what? That guy had no luck, because the prophets had been kind of national condemning him and Daniella in a lot danijela whosoever is last statement in this life is less than a local interjet.

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So someone might say, Oh, that's easy. I'll keep that in mind. I'll make sure that that I tell everyone that, you know, maybe around me, but how easy is it really, to do that?

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Someone once pointed out to me, a scholar pointed out he said, he said, whatever the person's culture is in this life.

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During that is what what will come to either

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cheer them up, or haunt them at the time of death. I said, What do you mean by that? He said, what was the last and the most passionate about? What was his greatest greatest passion?

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The Prophet was,

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yeah, he was asked, he was asked, he said, he mentioned three things that he that he that he loves, or that he enjoys, right? But he says, Well, during an auto tour, I need to saw that that the most soothing, the most pleasant, the most pleasant practice or activity, the the one thing that gave him the greatest joy, amount of joy in this life, was Salah, praying. And we know that the process that whenever something happens of great significance, what would he do pray, kind of also like, if something happens if something overwhelms him, right? he would he would pray. Right? And he used to say to Blackbeard, I'll call the accommodation that we had brings us you know, you know, give us

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comfort us with it, but comfort us with it, with Salah, as opposed to let's get it out of the way. Let's get it up. Like as it wasn't a burden, it was more of a something that he was very passionate about. So when I was asked who was president at the time of the death of the Prophet, and he had his head on her chest, as he was going into a coma and coming back at a sort of setup, when she was asked as to what it was, what were What were his what was his last advice? What What did he talk about? What was he concerned with? We remember that the process and then part of what he said was a salatu salam. Salam, Salam taala that was on his mind. You know, so the person's culture, that

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that's what they that's why no wonder, you know, and I heard this from numerous

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People, that a person, you know, some people would get in a car accident and they may be dying. And when someone tells them to say that, and I had a lot instead of saying that, and I had a lot that would be singing their favorite song, whatever that is, your culture is a hip hop culture. And that's what they were singing their favorite song, because that's what they were repeating. That was their victory, all the time that their tongue was not used to. So it was an easy, someone that I know, personally should have been very happy. Lola told me about about a young man from their from his community that was dying. And his mom said to the chef, please, you know, every time we tell him

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that you're not in the law, or say that in law, he wouldn't say, so. Help us up here. So the chef came and spoke to him and he wouldn't he wouldn't say he said it was like every time we tell him to say that, and I have a lot It was like we were speaking a language that he doesn't understand. Like some kind of deeper, she's like, What are you telling me? What are you saying? So I said maybe she had he didn't understand it. Maybe it's like Arabic. He said, No, no, no, no, this is he used to attend Sunday school.

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He was part of the weekend school. He was he was a regular person. So so he knew it. So I said, What was his story? He says, it's someone that basically deviated from, from the path of a loss of habitat and did all kinds of things. So c'est la la Mama, he wouldn't say anything else. He will, he will, he will engage in as you know, the person in a discussion but let alone

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and many people end up dying without saying. On the other hand, I personally watched a body of a person who was going home a brother, who prayed figures of how on that day, fetcher, shook hands with him, I looked at him we made eye contact, you know, and it was like, it was one of these looks, because when I heard that someone got in a car accident, I knew that it was him. I had a feeling that it was him. So, so I shook hands with him and his, the way he looked at me it was like a goodbye or something. He praised him and the machine again, machine, the machine, right in the machine, mother in the machine and there was there was fundraising that night for for the Bosnian

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refugees. So so he comes home, and then he realized that he didn't bring his checkbook. So he goes to get to get his checkbook, he comes back and there was no space in the parking lot of the machine. So he, he goes drives across the street, there was a church across the street to park in the parking lot of the church church had an agreement with the machine that we can, we could use their parking lot. So he pastored the church, and he comes back crossing the street, and it was a rainy day, like, you know, and he gets hit, and he dies.

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So what what an ending, so so I remember watching his body and right before they uncovered the face. I had a feeling that it was it was him. So when they uncovered him, I said, I had a feeling he's just his face, you know, was then then we're about to wash him and then his hand was like that.

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Right? So obviously, you know, his hand was like that.

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And I straighten his fingers and it went back like this. That's so we're hoping that that Allah subhanaw taala in a gave him that opportunity to say that

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the Shahada so everybody would want to say the Shahada,

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but only those who and then of course, it is that story that I told you the other day, the Fisher crowd, you know, I always tell this story. You know, I still remember as a young man, when when I was told about a brother who was into Dawa, you know, going around preaching, you know, telling people about that, you know, hit mama that was his passion, telling people about that and getting as many people as possible to say, or to remember that his name was my top, my Top Chef

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from Medina. So he goes around, and that's what he did. And then one day he was lecturing, or he wanted to just give a banana in the machine of a small machine in Medina.

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So after modem

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and when all of a sudden he he gets like, he collapses.

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So people, of course, you can imagine there's commotion, there's people are panicking, everybody was called ambulance, get a doctor and then anyways, he comes back and he's trying to calm everybody down. They're like, you know, it's okay. It's okay, don't have to speak let's let's go get you to the hospital is like people Calm down, calm down, and I'm like, Okay, then it was his way to, to, if he wanted to calm someone down, he will say like an enema. So people will say that.

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Right? So he started telling the crowd in the masjid say like that, hello, just to calm them down. They like nyla. And

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he's like, No, no, no, no people not like that. If this account, you know, like this, I want you to say with me now, you know, in the law, and the entire message says

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he told him to take big take deep breath and say, you know, and also in the intermission saying that you don't have along with him. When he gets a second. He gets a second massive heart attack and he falls that. So somehow someone said in a look, look at this person. Not only

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Did he manage usually if a person is dying, they need someone to remind them to say like, this person's passion.

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mission in life was to call people to that land.

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So he got to not only say it himself, but also remind people

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because this was his passion, she had what he was doing, he told me about them rather than the person that used to call the event and how, right

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when he died or hematoma one of one of one of the people that give the event and how he's very passionate, these people are very passionate about, about about this activity. He said that he was he was hospitalized somewhere, either here in America or in Europe. So So and he started getting better, he got better. And then they thought the philosophy was, so when he, when he felt better, he told his kids he said,

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he said I want to call you and I want to I miss miss calling in. So he asked, you know that they help him he made will do and everything. And then he called that out loud in the hospital.

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People who have never heard they then they started coming in saying what's wrong, what's wrong? They're like, Okay, leave him alone. This is this is what he wants to do. Let him do that. So he calls it then just like he would call it in the huddle, lock ball law. cabal, you know, that famous event, right? He's done. He calls the comma. He prays to America. Then he looks at his kids and his wife and everybody he says, you know,

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be patient, remember loss of Hannah Montana, you know, have an upright life hold on to your fate, is in final words, and then says the Shahada and dies.

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So what is it you know that that happens? The province of aloha is and it was reported to have a lot of nausea, one of the companions of the Prophet peace be upon him in a hoodie, which is which was authenticator which was verified to be to be sound

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alborada zip said that one day we, we left, we went out to the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam attending a funeral procession of one of the unsolved one of the unsolved the answer are the indigenous.

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The indigenous, Muslims of Medina, the the, the the the indigenous, Muslims of Medina, those who basically

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the natives of Medina.

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So one of one of them passed away of approximal, a lot of cinnamon, his companions went out in his janazah. So he says filament De La Brea jellison Leviosa, La La Valley center, Allah Sophia. So what happened is when they got to the grave, the grave was not ready, like fully ready, it needed to be maybe expanded or it needed to be, you know, somehow, you know, prepare, so it was not it was not ready. So they put the janazah next to the grave, and they sit around it, and they sat around the Prophet peace be upon them and the Prophet was sitting right at the,

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you know,

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he was sitting at the edge

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of the grave, and he saw this, I'm looking at the grave. And he had in his head a, he said, Well, fee of 11 year old Odin yanko, to be hailed as a prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam had with him stick, a branch of a tree with which he was basically scratching the ground.

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And he said, so we sat around the Prophet, would you listen to how the hook and other was, you know, pious, meaning they wouldn't talk. He said, we were sitting around him completely silent. And still, like we have bird sitting on our heads. This was an expression by the atoms, when they say cannot see fire. He's so still and he's so quiet, motionless, right, that the birds was as if there is a bird that he's afraid that he you know, so that's that was a common expression of the attitudes. So the Prophet then after, you know, after a while of scratching the ground, he lifts he lifts his head la salatu salam looks at his companions. And he says, stay there we let him know that we'll come

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stay to be let him know that we'll cover say the villa he will come he repeats it, he says twice or three times.

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So basically, he said seek refuge in a law seek protection from a loss of data from the punishment of the grave.

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And he was getting their attention. Then he turned to them and he said in a minute that kind of your department Daniele barely made an appeal on less than a day he was so mad that he couldn't be able to do can we do home shots. He said that when when a person when a when a believer is basically transitioning from from this life to the hereafter. When a believer is transitioning from this life to the hereafter.

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There will descend upon him they will come to him. Angels with bright faces their faces

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are so bright like the sun right? So it will be so bright that the person from the angels arrived will know

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carrying with them

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as the prophets of Allah How do you send them said

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fan in general Han automata naughty agenda they will come carrying with them shrouds from the shroud of gender and

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handled What do they call it

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the materials they use to embalm the body, the body, basically prepare the body and wash it and, you know, all kinds of scented scented products, what? No, it's not only must but there's like a collection, there is a set of,

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of products that they use to to embalm the body and prepare so that you know to give the body and you know, so the body will resist decaying and smelling bad. So it's it includes, you know, scented oils, but it's a whole set of products basically. Right. So they will have, they will have that set with them, but from gender this time, right.

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And then they sit there as a prophet sallallahu Sallam said, at this one, I mean, who would that buzzer so they will set a distance from him as far as his eyes can see. So if it's a room, then they will sit at the end of the room. And I don't know, if you have you ever attended the witness someone you know, dying, sometimes, all of a sudden, they instead of like focusing on the people around them, they will be looking away.

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Right? I don't know how many people witness that

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they will be looking at me like to their seat like, you know, and it's happened with people that I know for instance, my grandmother, you know, all of a sudden, you know, and as of how a lot So, so, she was looking at weight. So they will, they will look away.

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And from of course, their demeanor, and from their looks, that person will know whether these are the angels of mercy or the angels of, of, of punishment. So, so the angels of mercy will come in this form, of course, very bright faces, you know, with white cloud, and then they will sit then when it's when the moment comes, when when the moment comes in only in law somehow that knows when that moment is and even the angel of death will not know until the moment comes actually then comes the angel of death, the very angel of death, that a lot of talks about in the amphitheatre, medical multi level calibrachoa these are just his aids, these are just the carriers of the soul, but the

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angel of death will come in when the Angel of Death comes he comes and sits by the head of the of the of the person who is dying, and then says yeah, you have to have some movement in that area yet and so Paiva oferuje Ilana 30 min Allah, he would have won. So he will say, Oh, you pure and righteous soul, exit to forgiveness come out to the forgiveness of your Lord and His pleasure.

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The Prophet said for who will come at a zero in fees

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it will emerge it will come out right

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flowing, like a drop of water flows out of the mouth of a jug or a bottle easily to just come out, you know, flowing easily. So he takes it and then when he takes it, they will not leave it in his hand. These angels will come rushing carrying the soul. And they they basically wrapped that soul in that shroud that they have from gender, and then they carry it to heaven.

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Actually, when they shroud it, when they when they shrouded the processor and said they will come out of it the most pleasant smell

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right now all of this happens in a room that that is beyond that, you know, some people, you know, sometimes say that they captured that they would capture like the smell. You know?

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You know, I remember praying Genesis so many times in machinery, but there was that one particular time where there was about six or seven the Genesis and when they opened the gate will lie I have never smelled anything like that. So I said okay, maybe they use something fancy someone.

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But I could tell them there was someone a special amongst these people. Which one was it? I don't know.

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But when we follow the janazah before and this is after fudger and it was dark.

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And before the sunrise, what sunrise, I mean within half an hour. All the bodies were buried.

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It was so fast. So how and they were buried in the book.

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And many people I mean, I ran into a person who's in charge

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Mecca, who is who is the who was in charge of the set of the, of one of the two largest services that washed bodies and prepare them.

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See all these bodies that are brought to America? There, there there, there are only two places where that is taking care of. He's this guy is in charge of one of them, and it's actually going to damage the largest. Right? And he told me I said, Okay, what is the most amazing things, I mean, he's just sitting with these people, you hear all kinds of stories, all kinds of stories.

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So, the prophet said that they will come out of it a smell, that is

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pleasant smell,

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which is more pleasant, than than any type of musk that you would find on this on this earth. So the Prophet says face augmented behalf of a moron.

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Like and by the way, in another Hadith, the prophet talks about when the soul is coming out, that's when the person basically an angel of death comes with it. That is a moment that's that's a final test. That's even that is a testing period, by the way a person is tested, it was said that one of the greatest scholars of Cordova, Cordova in, in in Dallas, right, one time was surrounded by some of his colleagues and some of his students as he was dying. And they said to him, I say like,

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that's testing, you know, period. And he kept saying, No, no, no, I will not I will not.

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And then he came back. So they said, What happened? We kept telling you, he said, No, no, he said, Did you guys hear me? Did I say something?

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They said, Yes. We asked you to say like, You kept saying No, I will not use it by a lot. I was not talking to you. Because he was turning his head left and right. And he said, By law, I was not talking to you.

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But I rather so she upon a devil, basically, that came to my, to my right, and kept telling me to denounce the loss of Hannah Diana and reject her masala law, and he sent it in to turn away from my faith at that moment. And that, you know, he will say more whatever, you know, he was being tested. So I said, No, I shall not say that. And I turned the other way. He said, and another one came.

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So that's what I was speaking.

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But a loss of habitat, of course, will make those who, who who are true believers from at that point. So when the angels take the soul, and they they ascend the process of said they will then ascend with it. And they will not pass by any group of angels, any patch of angels, except that they will pass that this group of angels that they will have, they will say Oh, whose soul is that? Who's that present, so mahadeo root of faith, where did this pleasant smell or so. So, the ages will identify that person, they will say this is so and so the son of so and so or so and so, the daughter is also calling that person with his or her most pleasant name, you know, so they will

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identify that person. And these angels will read that that individual, or that that soul

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until they reach the summit and until they reach the

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until they reach the lower heaven.

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And they will ask for permission for the gates of the lower heaven to be opened and it will be opened. And the process of says that that soul will be followed each layer each heaven, the elites.

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And the highest the highest ranked Angel of each layer will follow that soul and precession. Just you know, like it's

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like I said so wedding day or something like that, they will follow that, that that that soul to the next layer

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until they reach the seventh heaven. Then Allah subhanho wa Taala will say look to wakita da da da li ya da da da da Halak. Tomasi whoa Aidan woman, hello tarlton okra that Ahmadi Almighty when they wish, that when the soul reaches the seventh heaven with the angels that are carrying a lot of say rights, right the record of my slave in a lean and lean is where the record of the pious people will be will be kept

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right so Allah subhanaw taala talks about so that is a book of record where the names of so the person is finally now registered where they belong.

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Right now the person is basically written there, then a law will say, return the soul of my service, return it, return it to, to Down to Earth to the body, right for I have created them from it

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and to it, I will return them and from it, I will resurrect them

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another time. So, the prophesies have said, so the soul is returned back into the body. Now, someone might say, Okay, what happens to bodies that

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no bodies that evaporates or like, you know, like or loss? Right? Again, this this, this is we're talking about a period that is a period a stage, and everybody's gonna go through that period, regardless whether there is an actual body that you can identify or not. Right? But under normal circumstances, there will be a body and it will be in a great, right. So that's, that's where where the soul is going to go back as a person going to come back to life? No, obviously, not physically, but there will be some kind of, of union between the body and the soul. And this is, of course, a dimension, and it's part of the wave that we don't know. We don't know what it is like, actually, by

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the time we know what it is like it's going to be too late. And those who know exactly what it is like, cannot talk to us to tell us what it is like.

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So the Prophet says, then we'll come to him to angels

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then, and they will sit him, ask him to sit up. And then they will say to the person, not a book, fair Kudo, robiola, who's your Lord? And he will say, My Lord is a lot.

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Then they will say what Medina What is your deen? What is your way of life? Fairport, Dania and Islam then he will say my religion is Islam.

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Then they will say Mahathir Raja ladyboy coo Rasulullah. And they will say to him, what would you say? Or what do you say about this person who was sent to you this man who was said to you, then he will say he's the Messenger of Allah. And if it's of course from previous generations, then they will identify their messenger whoever that messenger has.

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Then they will say to him, why am I in the MOCA What is your knowledge? What is the basis of all of this?

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Then the person will say a karate type of love and to be useful, ducked. He will say I read the book of a law.

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And I believed in it, and I testify to its truthfulness.

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Thank you, lady moneda, Minister, male saga diva official woman and gentlemen, we'll be zooming agenda.

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In agenda, then a caller will come a voice will come from heaven from the heavens, saying my slave has spoken the truth.

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Can you imagine being confirmed by this voice?

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So confirmation will come mice my slave has spoken the truth.

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So furnish him or furnish for help from agenda

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and clothed him from agenda an open for him a doorway to agenda, the prophecies in a row he have a baby have suffered over him with the Vasari. So he will receive from the breeze and from the center of gender, and his grave will be expanded as far as his eyes can see. And then this is the most exciting part. If you think that, well, this is one of the most exciting parts. That is exciting another person. But here's an exciting part. After all this happens. We know that the process would have told us that when people leave the person in his or her grave, they will hear the footsteps of the people departing and leaving them

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and we will be left alone. There will be no spouse, no wife, no children, No, No brother, no neighbor, no friends, nothing. The person will be left alone. Will the person be alone in his grave?

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What do you think?

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No. By Allah the person will not be alone in his or her grave. They will have a companion. The Prophet says where Dr. Dillon has an edge he has an A cM pyuria As for the believer when the believer is buried in that that period, the prophet said a man will come out a person right will come.

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A person who has a beautiful face and beautiful clothes. Right and beautiful set

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will come

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and that person will say I'm sure valaria suricata yo mo can levy

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fair kudamon anthro geocoins will lead he will hire

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The person will say to him rejoice in what will please you for this is the day you were promised. Remember how unless it has led to the crisis. This is your day. This is the day that you've been talking about. This is the day that you discussed in these kind of gatherings. This is the day that you were you were preparing for this is the day that was on your mind throughout your life. This is the day this is the end that you were you were promised how they can lead the country tonight.

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And then the believer will not, you know cannot afford but to ask Who are you? Who are you for your face is a face that brings good news, who are you this is your very pleasant looking, lizard smelling? You know, person? I wonder who you are?

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Can you guess who it is?

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The deeds. So the Prophet said, the man will say no, I'm a Luca sadhana, I am indeed your righteous deeds. So the Prophet said basically is telling us that the deeds will come in some some form

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of a companion that will accompany us, meaning the person will will be, you know, the person will be with this person who looks beautiful, who will keep them company with all the beautiful memories of the good deeds that they did in this life.

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Until the day of resurrection,

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until the Day of Resurrection, the prophet said that the person then will say about the activists or be activists.

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In Annie O'Malley, the person upon seeing all of this will say,

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Oh Allah, oh Lord established the our meaning the day of judgment established the hour. So I may return I may be reunited, family and with my wealth, person will want to go back.

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That's it.

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Of course, they can't go back because they know the only way they can go back to what they have left behind. Right? is if the Day of Judgment is started, so they will ask a man they will say oh, I'll make the date the day of Judge I'm ready. Let's Let's begin the day of judgment now. So he can see his family can be reunited when he's traveling with catch up with him.

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So and then imagine someone being in that state, right? Of course, the day of judgment will not be established right away, right? But guess what, it would be so pleasant than the pert that it will be like a sweet dream like a like a one, like a good night's sleep. It's just like when you have a pleasant dream how, no matter how long it is, right? It feels goes real quick, but a nightmare no matter how short it is, it feels like forever, right? You know what I mean?

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So, so this is the story of unbelieving soul as approximate salado celebration, then the Prophet turned to the companions and he told them, what will happen to a soul that build against the laws of Hamlet the Allah and turned away and almost the opposite of everything that I mentioned would happen, the prophet talks about how the angels will come from, you know, with frowning, what very scary faces, they will have garments from hellfire.

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They will have dark, dark, you know, you know features they will sit where he can see them.

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And the person will be basically terrified, then will come the angel of death. And the angel of death was shocked and say, a year to enough so Habiba oferuje in a Sahaba Mira la who a lot of so the May Allah subhana wa tada preservers or wretched soul, oh, you wicked soul, come out to the wrath and the anger of your Lord. So the Prophet said that the soul will panic and it will disperse throughout the body that the Angel of Death have to basically pull it and snatch it and the Prophet says that every single nerve cell

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every fiber of that person's being will feel the pain of the soul being extracted out of the body. And by the way, the separation between the soul and the body is very painful now we don't know I mean, we don't live in we know that we can't we have right but where is it? What does it look like? Where is it located? Which part what does it look like?

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What What is it gonna feel like when that when the separation takes place? We don't know by the time the person knows that it's what is over. Right? Okay, Chef, now Island Korea.

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The President will be able to last us in the corral, the person will be able to see things and see dimensions at that moment. And from that moment on, that they cannot see that they could not see before that.

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So from that moment, it's going to be just a different experience a different role, a different you know, except that the person will not be able to convey the message

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so

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So the proximal law legal system talks about how how when the Angel of Death pulls it, the the the the aids the other angels Do not leave it in his hand, they rush to it, they take it shrouded in these shrouds from from from from hell, and and it will be, they will ascend and then when they ascend the soul, that soul will be blocked, the gates of heaven will not be opened. And the Prophet basically quoted a verse from the Quran where Allah says, In the Medina capital in an arena comfortable because it will lead to a

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lack of Salah

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from

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that the gates of heaven will not be open for them, nor shall they enter Paradise.

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And the soul will be basically dropped back.

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And the angels of the angels will come to the person and ask them the same sets set of questions. And the person will be called. And basically, even if the person knew the answers, theoretically in the answers, but they did not believe in the answers, they will be so terrified, so overwhelmed that they will not be able to answer. And when the angels asked Morocco Who is your Lord who doesn't know who their Lord is telling me?

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Even atheist knows who their Lord is, but the person will be so terrified, so overwhelmed that the person will say,

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I don't know. I don't know.

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I don't know what you're talking about.

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You know, it's like, it's, I don't know, if you watch, if you watch cop, what is it called cops cop, like the show when they catch a criminal and then they basically face that criminal. So what are you doing? What are you? Right? A person who is guilty will panic, and will start saying that, you know, and they are like

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they're not there, they're not coherent, you know, they will start saying things they will Stop babbling. Right. Because they're guilty. They're like, they don't have time to think, you know, right a person. Unless, of course, they're like, the worst of criminals. They're, like, always common. But at present, we didn't do anything well, because I didn't do anything. I was just passing by just passing through this.

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So so when they when the angels ask this person and imagine what they're, you know, they're going to be frowning angels have very, very, very

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you know, we're talking about ferocious angels very, very, you know, we're talking about scary faces. So the person will not be able to answer as the proximal lots of said, Okay, what is your dean? I don't know.

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Who is this man that was sent to you, the messenger, whoever you followed. He said, I don't know. I don't know. I heard people saying things and I just whatever the person will say that I just heard, I followed people I was a blind follower. I just did whatever everybody else did.

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Then, of course, the professor Lawson said

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that a color or a voice would come from heaven, you know, that will say Coronavirus, the official human and narrow of the hula hoop and in another one I

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love my German enough. My my servant has spoke has lied, spoken lie. So furnish him from Hellfire open a gate to him, for him from hellfire. And the Prophet said there will come from the heat of Jenna that which basically would ruin that person's, you know, life and that next stage, and then his grave will constrict

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you basically crushing, crushing him. And then the prophets a lot, it sort of says, then it will come to him. And this is one of the worst parts of actually have it because the story doesn't end here. The process of then we'll come to him a very ugly,

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bad smelling bad looking person. And He will say to him, you know, here comes to you that which will basically

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ruin your day. This is the day you were promised. This is the day you were warned off. So he says Who are you for your face, just a face that brings bad news? He says, No, I'm no cohabit I am your evil deeds.

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And the Prophet said, then the person will scream and say, oh, Lord, natural limits

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or law do not establish the hour don't start the day of judgment because nobody would want to face that. That's exactly maybe why it was reported that would have made him not follow the law. And according to unhappy many men I met they said got it. It's not only the Rockefeller company, Becca, have narrow the law and whenever he stands by a grave and open grave nowadays we go to the grave. We look at it like okay, this is what it looks like. It doesn't affect us somehow. We're so detached from this

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Right now used to look at the grave and cry. So they said, they said to him of man whenever Jenna whenever paradise has mentioned whenever Hellfire has mentioned you don't cry, but yet when you see an open grave, you cry, what is it about the grave that really moves it? He says, of monsters leopard similar to Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam a boon I did I have heard the Messenger of Allah sallallahu Sallam say and Abu Ghraib, a woman as an athlete is the first stage

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to the Hereafter, for Indonesia Minho, sahiwal. A Solomon says, if a person is safe, if the person makes it through this stage, then whatever comes after it is easier willemijn human who saw Hey, boohoo for my bad, my bad, I should do it. And if the person is, is is not safe from this, if the person doesn't make it through the stage, then whatever comes after it is even worse. So the Prophet here in the Hadith, basically are not in the Hadith indicated that there's something that happens in the great, the Prophet told us in the Hadith, there is a hadith that the prophet SAW send them passed by a grave of two individuals, someone might say, Okay, what cause then, then what are the

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kinds of things that the person will have to basically deal with? I mean, when we say the person will, will be, will be in the company of his bad deeds in a form of a person who ugly looking person, awful smell, what kind of bad deeds? Are we talking about any deed that the person basically would not give up any, any, any evil deed that the person does not repent from?

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Right.

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And sometimes it may not, it may not be something that people look at as a big deal, you know, doesn't have to be murder, or, you know, we're talking about about any evil deed that especially the ones that involve abusing or hurting other people that may come in, basically. So the profits, for instance, in one study, he talked about, he was passing by two graves, and he said, Indeed, these two individuals are being punished as we speak.

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And the Prophet said, and it wasn't a bit, you know, and they're being punished for something that people usually belittle things that people look down upon. You said as for one of them,

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one of them can am she been an se been emila, one of them used to gossip,

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gossip, and spread rumors.

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As for the other one,

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for 10, and I stood up and bullied, the other one did not was not careful with regards to his, you know, hygiene and, and didn't care about, you know, protecting himself from his urine, meaning that person basically, you know, didn't have proper taharah. And they didn't care they took that lightly.

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And nowadays, we see that people take these these things lightly. These are these, these are two of the most common diseases, right?

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And the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam used to ask Allah subhanaw taala seek refuge, from the hell from from the Hellfire, but he's also seek refuge from the punishment of the grave. And this is recorded, the Prophet used to do that, at the end of the Salah, before he goes to sleep, you know, almost on a daily basis, several times the prophet will ask a lot to preserve him from the punishment of the grave, as well as from the punishment of the Hereafter, and from the tests and trials of death and from the tests and trials of, of life. So again, this was meant to, again, give just the problem, the reason the Prophet gave us this description, and the Sahaba convey this

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message to us, and the scholars basically preserve this recorded as well as you know, before it's too late, so at least that we at least we are informed. And again, as I said, in the beginning of the session, this is not meant to really scare us and make us you know, lose sleep, but rather, it's meant to prepare, so we need to, to be steady in this life, and we need to basically get get ready. I mean, you know, it's a reality, whether it's, it's, you know, it doesn't matter how long, you know, eventually, you know, life will come to an end, right? And everyday a person everyday the person is closer to that day than they were in today we are closer than we have ever been. Right

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every day. So how long have you think about you're closer than yesterday? So in fact, if you want to look, if you want to think about life, life is not easy. People say Oh, yeah, I've been living for six years. No, no.

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You know, or I gained a year or a year older. No, no, you're a year closer.

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You know, you're not gaining anything. And that's why someone said, you know, it's one of the silliest things. Actually, by the way, I used to say this and then I found out that that a Western philosopher, even a non Muslim, I think he said one of the most foolish things is for people to celebrate their their birthday, he said, for people to celebrate the loss of a year of their lives. It was just ironic how how

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How just like, wow, you know, but he said, people people do that it just shows how detached We are from the reality of life. You know? So, so he said, I mean, this is life span, right? And then this, the amount of this span is only known to Allah subhanaw taala. And, and it's a matter of you being and if this is the beginning, and this is the end, let's go from left to right, for just for the sake of the audience, right. So if this is the end, and this is the beginning, you don't know where you are. Are you here? Are you here? Are you? Are you in the middle? You don't know. The reality is that we don't know. But of course, you know, for many people, you know, they many people assume that

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whatever is left is less than what is gone. So again, what should we do? We should we should,

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again, as I have you heard the Prophet said, you know, be smart, and work for that, which is inevitable, it's inevitable. If someone was to say, Okay,

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well, maybe this is not the best example because we're in California, I was gonna say, if there's an inevitable disaster, natural disaster that is about to come, and people say prepare, we do not prepare. But again, California is we kind of we get desensitized, right? Seriously, we get desensitized like, we're living here like, okay, we know that earthquake anytime. Yet many people are not really prepared. But if someone was to say this, there's something inevitable. That's usually people smart, wise people prepare, prepare themselves. So this is the idea we need to prepare ourselves for this journey. And the fuel of this journey is none other than good deeds, good

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deeds, these that will will will help us advance.

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Charity, charity, even a smile as a charity. Good word is a charity forgiveness. pardoning one another, you know, how many people will lie? Yeah, I've heard of so many times, so many times, people saying, Oh, I wish you would forgive it. After the person has gone. I wish, I wish, I wish it's too late.

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Now is the time. So good deeds count so long, we're here, so long these other people are here. And brothers and sisters, you know, we seriously need to take the you know, this into consideration and overcome, you know, whatever it is that is getting between us. And the right thing that we know is right. We need to get over it. If we cannot get over this is the test. And we're being tested every single day with this test. And until the person finally makes that, that that that transition, and is able to overcome whatever will law he no matter how significant it may be to anyone. When we if we if we look at it, if we measure it by the standards of the hereafter. It's trivial. So so this is

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this is the whole the whole point from this, that we go ahead and do whatever we have the things that we knew that we know now are right. And we do them before it's too late. I asked him to help you and I overcome our weaknesses and our shortcomings and make us of those who listen and follow the vessel. They listen to