Pursuit of Happiness
Channel: Mohammed Faqih
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I asked Allah Subhana Allah to bless this community,
and hope that we all have a better year than
the past year.
And in the beginning of this year,
I wanted to talk about something very basic. However, tonight insha, Allah azza wa jal, I want to discuss with you a very important topic, one of the most wished
elements around this time of the year, his happiness.
And happiness means different things to different people.
And then there's that whole debate about happiness being the result of success.
And those who disagree with that and say, you know, happiness is what leads to success, happiness is the ultimate pursuit of every human being.
And we have this whole debate about it something that started long time ago.
And I intend today just to share with you a very simple concept. But before I do that, I would love to have Sharla, all of you squeeze in, fill in all the gaps, leave no gaps, if there's a gap between you and the person next to you try to just squeeze in and show lots of gel due to the rain, we won't be able to have anyone stand outside or pray outside. So if you can show $1 squeezing, I see a lot of gap, you know, almost each row can can take two or three more individuals shall not ecological.
So this simple concept begins
with the story of the arrival of the first human being to this planet.
Allah subhanho wa Taala told Adam and
Adam was skewed towards ojochal agenda
intergender live in general, and everything was given to them.
All means and elements of happiness were granted. In general, the ultimate success the ultimate prize was handed to them, it was given to them.
So they were granted this access to gender. And in another suit, Allah says in the left hand letter UEFI, how are you not going to feel any hunger in it? Right? Everything is given? Can you imagine a life like that? That's something that we're all hoping for, and ask Allah Subhana Allah to Allah not to deprive us from that due to our own sins, right, Jenna, the ultimate prize, Adam and Howard were given this then there was that sin or mistake.
And the cost was to come to this planet. So coming to this planet was, if you will, a demotion downgrade.
And the test was make it back to john. The goal was make it back to john
adams. And he said, I'm Adam and Adam and Eve, our parents, their ultimate goal and their focus in life was how to make it back to gender. Now for Adam and how they experienced gender, they know what gender was like.
Right? They told their children what gender
was like, and what gender is, and how they should work hard to get back to gender. Right, and the children told their children and then at some point, we lost track and we forgot so I lost somehow the data, every generation that keeps getting distracted with this dounia which means the lowest or the lower right every time
we settle for this. Allah Subhana. Allah sends us prophets and messengers to remind us, and then other things happen in our own individual experiences in lives. We have all these things that are happening to remind us that this journey is really not worth it, and that there is something bigger that we should be aspiring for something that we should be looking forward to the show this Sunday show as we will talk about that, as well. This whole weekend, the show will focus on that Allah azza wa jal in our answers, but after the honeymoon, successful are the believers and then allows me to tell tells us what the roadmap is to to that beautiful place. Today, I would like to share with you
three major ways to intergender or to get back to gender and three practical ways. Right?
Allah Subhana Allah in the Quran makes it very clear
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oily hair t equals herbal gin at home free holiday. Allah subhanaw taala told Adam and Howard that I will send you guidance and those who follow my guidance, there will be no fear upon them, nor shall they agree. And then Allah subhanaw taala told him that those who believe in Allah azza wa jal maintain their belief and do righteous deeds will be indeed the dwellers of Jenna.
They will live in it
And another suitor loss of Hannah with the other says in the Medina call or upon Allah Bala Tomas Docomo, those who believe in Allah, those who believe in Allah, the giver of gender, the creator of genesis of Hannah with either the lord of gender, in the Latina power of Brahma, those who believe in a line they say Allah is our Lord Toma Sakamoto and then they live in upright life.
centenas de la humanum, Allah to Allah subhanho wa Taala wherever she Robin jannetty let you control. When the angels come at the time of their death, the angels will let them know, right, that you should not fear should be at peace today.
And there will be no grief after this day for you. Yes, there will be grief for the members of that individual who's passing away. There there There will be sadness and sorrow around that individual. But that individual that would be the happiest day for that individual. The day they leave. That's why the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said
that when the believer sees what Allah Subhana data has prepared for him or her at that moment of their death, they will be cheerful and they look forward to that what Allah to what Allah subhanaw taala has prepared for them. The Prophet himself I should have said that when the prophet SAW right before he passed away, the last words that she heard from him was Bella rafiqul, Allah, ne I rather be with the highest companion, meaning Allah subhanho wa Taala. She says, For him to know who you hire, that's when I realized that he's been the promise of Salomon has been told that he's he's about to die. And the process of selling was given the choice to stay or to go, and the process I'm
chose to go sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, these were the last words that she heard from him Salalah and he will send them
before his soul is bless his soul left his pure body sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, right? So the believer looks forward for that which Allah Subhana Allah has prepared for her or for him.
So at the moment of death, the angels come and they tell that person that hopefully, Allah homie has no right that you should not grieve, and there will be no sadness, or you will ever she will be Jenna. And today, you're going to have access to Jenna, and let you continue to Adam. And I certainly know that on the way to, to defend the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam when everyone was fleeing the battlefield, side of him or either stopped him and he said, Where are you going? Medina is in the other, you know, where everybody's fleeing. It's the other way said, Where are you going?
was asking us even another Where are you going? This is the wrong direction. And so when another told him without any hesitation, he said agenda. Jenna Robin noted by the Lord of another, he swears by his own Lord by Allah subhanho wa Taala. And he says in the laboratory, haha, dude. I can actually smell it. I can smell it. Right? It's calling me. So he went
and forth for the Allahu Allah.
So Allah subhanho wa Taala gives glad tidings to the believers who believe in Allah subhanho wa Taala and follow His commandments of Hannah who were to add that and do righteous deeds that they are granted gender. So that's the first major cause or gateway to gender. The second one is
concept of taqwa taqwa, being fearful of Allah subhanho wa Taala and are in line a whole finale he has an own alladhina amanu akan with all right. taqwa is one of the major causes for someone to intergender and the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was asked,
right. And the Prophet Solomon the Hadees, when he was asked, What qualifies most people to intergender the prophecies are mentioned two elements. One of them was taqwa, the fear of a loss, to be mindful of a loss of Hanna wanted to be mindful of a loss of mindfulness is something that many of us are very, really struggling with, we find it to be very difficult and challenging, because we have way too many distractions and maybe tonight is Sharma. When we talk about what comes before happiness.
Right, we will shed some light on
you know, being able to cancel the noise and the distractions because we have a lot of distractions around us.
So mindfulness is to be aware of your own reality and to be aware of the presence of a loss of handling data in your life. And to think about Allah subhanho wa Taala as much as you can, every moment, every day, every night. Every step that you take, whether it's major or minor, in your life, you think about a loss of habitat is this going to please Allah or not?
This type of
this this this type of attitude, is going to qualify the person to enter gender to be amongst the dwellers of gender. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in this hadith he mentioned something else. He said takuan la in the muscle even w some Allahu alayhi wa sallam an extra minute to Nestle Jenna
parnaby sallallahu alayhi wa sallam took one law
to be to have the fear of Allah azza wa jal and to have good manners
to have good manners to have good character that qualifies most people to intergender the people of gender, if the people of gender are surveyed, or and they will be, the people of gender will be asked, How did you end up here? Right? One of the most common answers some of the top answers that people have gender will give is the way they treated other people. The way they treated their fellow human beings the way they treated everything the creation of a loss of Hannah with that.
And the opposite is true. The people of Hellfire when they're asked about what caused them to enter Hellfire and inshallah we'll discuss this this Sunday inshallah we have Sunday breakfast in sha Allah azza wa jal, and we'll talk about the verses that talk about what causes most people to intergender and what causes most people to enter Hellfire
according to the Quran,
inshallah, join us this Sunday.
So, when the people of Hellfire as
part of it is the way they treated other people the way they treated God's creation, right? The prophets of Allah Allah told us that a woman entered Hellfire she used to be apparently she used to be righteous or people thought that she was righteous. But she was an abusive person.
She was cruel to a cat. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said the Hara Tina Rafi Hera cat
she held that cat against its own will. Right? She abused that cat have a Salah heop amatola here Tanaka Takahashi,
she neither allowed the cat she neither fed the cat or allowed it to go and
feed on its own. But instead, she held it.
And Allah subhanaw taala caused her to help to go to Hellfire because of that. Allah subhanho wa Taala. Right. And somehow, like every time I come across this heading, I say to myself, what is going to happen to those people who torture
large populations of people who torture human beings who torture children and women and innocent people, hold them against their own wealth, you know, take away their freedom from them and then abuse them
physically and emotionally in
missile aloha for Hawaii.
So how you treat other people good conduct. I shut up the Aloha Anna said she reported the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam
told us a hammer, right that one of you may reach the degree or the level of someone who prays at night and fast
voluntary fast. You know Allah Subhana Allah promises these people who pray extra prayers, and they fast
not only to intergender, but some of the highest places in general. So the problem so long, why don't you send them said that an individual an ordinary individual may be able to achieve and attain the same level. There is an encoder due to his or her good character, because of their conduct and how they treat fellow human beings. May Allah subhanaw taala make you and I have those who humble themselves those who overcome their weaknesses and their shortcomings. May Allah Subhana Allah make us of those who listen and follow the best of what they listen to our portal has a philosopher allottee welcome for Sir ferrovia filomeno hola foto Rahim.
hamdu lillahi wa kafa salatu salam ala evaluability risotto that we can squeeze in a little more inshallah to Allah and make more space for our brothers and sisters. That would be great.
The third major
that will allow you and I in sha Allah to intergender by the grace of Allah is to obey Allah and His messenger.
That whenever we are told to do something, is to listen and obey. What may you may usually learn how Rasulullah who deal with genetic data and how
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Allah Allah subhanaw taala says whoever obeys Allah and His Messenger, Allah azza wa jal will allow that person will admit that person to gender, right. Abu hurayrah reported that the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said this listen to this idea, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam
could not own Mati
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everyone in my oma will intergender
every single person in my oma
will enter gender and oh, my hair can be defined as the 1.8 billion people now, and those who came before them and those who will come after them, or all seven point something billion people who are alive now, and those who will come after them and those who were before them.
Everyone, everyone that came from the time of the Prophet Solomon, until the end of time, is from the home of the Prophet salallahu alayhi wasallam. Some responded, scholars define consider them to be matilija, those who actually answered and some are in defiance, and they turned away or medalla. And they're the ones that were supposed to
reach out to, right. So the prophets have said, it says, My oma, everyone in my alma will intergender in lemon Abba, except those who refuse.
The Sahaba said, who refuse messenger of Allah. So the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said men are any
whoever obeys me, listen to what I have to say. And follows me will intergender women are Swanee and whoever turns away from me and disobeys me. Abba is the one that refuses
very simple formula, hard to of course, implement and follow, but very simple. Men are
very simple. whoever obeys the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, whenever you have that. Now, someone might say, Okay, what does that look like? Anytime you are told that the Prophet said, I've said something, and there is a good possibility that the Prophet said have actually said it or did it and you follow it? You're good.
In any time, you know for sure that the Prophet said have said something or
there is most likely there's a good chance of the process unset at any you decide to ignore it,
and walk away from it.
You're at the risk of losing your share or your chance to intergender
then brothers and sisters, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in the Hadith told us about many ways to interject. Now, I would like to highlight three of them in Charlottetown. If you allow me they're very relevant in every way, when you think about it,
for those of us who are here today, one is going to the masjid the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, Go into the masjid frequently. Right?
Mendoza he didn't Miss Judy, raha Abdullah who Lambeau Field agenda to New Zealand Kula Malhotra This is an authentic hadith the prophet SAW Selim said, every time you go to the masjid whoever goes to the masjid obviously to go to you know, pray and join the jamaa
Every time you go there and every time you you know, whether it's in the morning or in the evening, right? Every time you go to the machine in the morning or in the evening, Allah subhanho wa Taala will prepare lodging for that individual in general.
so that's number one has to do with the machine.
Every time you go to the masjid Allah subhanho wa Taala prepares a place for you lodging for you in general.
In other words, if that person is gone on their way to the message or on their way, way back, you know, from the message or between their trips to the masjid even if it's at home or at the hospital or or anywhere. That individual who, whose whose life whose schedule basically revolves around the masjid, right, that person shall load data from the people of gender. Allah subhanaw taala I mean, I've imagined someone basically on their way to the masjid on their way back to the masjid. And their moment comes, and Allah Subhana Allah has prepared lodging for them in gender. According to the prophets I saw them in an authentic hadith Where do you think they're gonna go?
There is a logic that a lot of people prepared for them that that is a you know that waiting, you know, waits for them. Of course, obviously that's what they're gonna go. So that's one. Number two, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, and so have a look. This is one of the few a hadith that was reported by none other than
someone that gave out of his wealth more than anyone else. When the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam asked for a property to be purchased so that the messages can be expanded the first person to come forward was earth model the law I know he paid for the whole thing.
And message never was expanded double the size of the message. It was doubled because of that property that man bought and the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, Whoever does that is guaranteed gender, sort of model, the long run said that he heard the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and obviously he was one of, if not the main person that actually responded to that. He said that he heard the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam saying membrana mosquito Telly fee or you have to re watch Allah. Ben Allahu Allahu Miss la fille Jana.
Whoever builds the message, House of Worship for the last panel data along will build something equivalent or similar to it. For him in general. A property a house in another Hadith, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was reported to have said whoever builds a house for a law, even if it's as small as a nest of a bird, Allah will build a palace for him engine.
So yeah, you want to expand the machine and make it big in sha Allah to Allah, your property in general will be bigger inshallah. So this is another another way we can earn a place for ourselves in general. Last but not least, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam talked about what we say after the Salah was praying five times a day and saying, sitting after the Salah, and saying Subhana Allah, and saying Alhamdulillah and saying Allahu Akbar. These are very simple practical steps that the prophet SAW Selim told us and reading ayatul kursi after he Salah will qualify you to intergender a hadith that I wish I had discovered long time ago, that I learned recently, maybe in
the past two, three years. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in the Hadith said whoever prays five times a day
and does remember Allah subhanho wa Taala after each prayer, and then recites ayatul kursi.
There will be nothing between that individual in general except death. In other words, death will lead them straight to gender.
These are three steps brothers and sisters that we can take advantage of right? Come to the masjid regularly participate in building and maintaining the houses of Allah subhanho wa Taala right. Sit in the masjid and remember Allah azza wa jal mentioned his name celebrate the remembrance of a loss of Hanim with Allah Rida to Kersey and inshallah, you will be guaranteed generally the hazard I ask Allah azza wa jal to bless this gathering of hours and I asked Allah azzawajal to gather us together in agenda in the presence of our Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and our righteous predecessors. Allah sets them on muslimeen alarm every month omitted Islam Mrs. De La Hoya de la cama Murphy even
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