The Life Of Abu Hanifa

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There was certainly in their stories a lesson for those of understanding. [12:111]
Sh. Moutasem Al Hameedy Friday halaqah, the story of Imam Abu Hanifa. Presented on January 27, 2017 at the Abu Huraira Center.

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Do you want to stay in wholeness to feel ohana all that we learn shortly on fusina we'll see Dr. Molina Miyagi level for lamb will deliver whoami you live for their hair da da or shadow Allah, La Jolla shakeela or shadow ana Muhammadan rasul Allah.

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So this is the first session shall the first halaqaat in our new series laqad canopy kasasa him a baritone legal in Al Bab, which is a verse from the Quran and it means indeed in their stories, there are lessons to be learnt, there are lessons for us to learn. So today inshallah we will be talking about the life of a great Imam in the

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in the history of the Muslim Ummah, a man with a very big impact, very powerful impact on the oma. And there is so much to learn about his life and there's so much to take away from his life in terms of lessons. And

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this man is originally from

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like his grandfather comes originally from Kabul, in Afghanistan,

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from Kabul, in Afghanistan. Anyone guessed who he is by now?

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hanifa Imam Abu hanifa Allahu Allahu taala Amanda Harris from Bukhara

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Okay,

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so his name let's start with his name. So I will be sharing a little bit in Arabic and then Sharla will be explaining it also an English so who will Imam and man that's his name no man and no man even with a bit immuno Zhu Li IGNOU Mirza ban.

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This isn't a man or a man. It'd be no fab. It's even Ozomatli abnormal Rosa ban

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came in my wily beneath me. So his name is an old man. His father is tabet his grandfather is zuly that his grandfather's name and some say and his grand grandfather's name is Marisa ban Some say Jota himself is Mirza ban. He himself is known as a ban is just a title for him as well. So his grandfather

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embraced Islam in cable. Then he moved to El Kufa. He moved to El Kufa and he settled in El Kufa in Iraq. Kufa today is a bit to the north of Basra of El Basra in the south of Iraq.

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His father sabots, the father of your mom, Abu hanifa

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was a businessman. So Kanna therby 22, who has Zeze and has zazz in Arabic. Joby al has

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a Zeze is someone who sells clothes, who sells clothes or houses so his father used to be a merchant, he would sell clothes.

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So remember, hanifa inherited the same profession or the same line of business from his father. And he actually had a big inheritance from his father. So his father left for him behind him $200,000 home that was the inheritance share of Abu hanifa to help 100,000 Durham, roughly speaking, roughly speaking, three, Durham three, Durham is equal to around $150. So one that has about $50. One Durham is about $50 his father left him

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$200,000 home, how much would that be in Canadian?

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A million or more 200 200,000 times? Oh, yeah. Okay, a million. So he inherited a million. So Abu hanifa was a rich man.

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It was a lot more it was worth a lot more. Yes.

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Yeah, it's actually was worth a lot more. So Abu hanifa

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Rahim Allah was a very rich man. Let's take an an insight into the person of Abu hanifa himself.

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His physical description, he was told

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cannot a will and cannot a will. And so he was told he Aloo Sumatran he was brown in color. He was brown in color. Basically his origins, his Persian.

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He is Persian. He is Persian. So he was told,

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a bit dark in color. Jimmy Fallon has an award, he he had a handsome face. He had a handsome face mohib. And he had this sense of serenity and respect about him. Later, Colombo inland Iran, he would rarely open his mouth and speak.

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He would really open his mouth and speak while you hold left him if he left me any. And he would not utter a word unless the matter concerns him. So Abu hanifa was someone who didn't speak often.

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He didn't speak often. And one of his main descriptions that are well known about about hanifa is that cannot or we lost some tea, or coffee or some tea, or we'll figure he used to. He would like stay silent for so long. And he would be contemplating all the time thinking and contemplating. So that was the description of Abu hanifa. Abdullah Mubarak, we know the great taburiente famous scholar Abdullah Abdullah Mubarak, a long rock said describing Abu hanifa Khanna, Hassan al what he has an affair.

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He says Abu hanifa had a handsome face and very good clothes, because he used to sell clothes. So Abu hanifa would wear the best of clothes in town, he would dress up neatly and beautifully dressed Abu hanifa so he was rich, and he used that money as well. So for him for himself, in terms of especially when he taught knowledge, when he gave his classes, he was the best one dressed in the whole mustard. So Abu hanifa would actually was very meticulous, about about his clothes and about, you know, his, as you say an Arabic kingdom is how he presented himself in terms of his clothing.

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alphabet luminaria. By the way, he was a very close

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friend with Abu hanifa. So he spent a lot of time with him and following up and Al is known as one of the main worshipers in the history of Islam, a very great worshipper.

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As al describes a very beautiful description he says can Abu hanifa ulladulla and 41 Abu hanifa was a happy and knowledgeable person may often benefit he he was known for his knowledge of the deen mashu on bhilwara a, he was a person who would not get into doubtful issues. He would always take the safe side when it came to religious matters. It would be always on the safe side misura Milan, Malibu fennville f Bali Allah manyatta phobia he he was a very generous person person you came in contact with Abu hanifa he must give you something he must give you a gift.

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He must offer you something that's Abu hanifa she was very generous.

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Subhan Allah tala de Mille in maybe lady when he was very patient in teaching the Islamic knowledge day and night he would be teaching. Most of his time he would be teaching what has an A lately. His night was very good. What does that mean? His night was very good. We'll explain that later. Because that was a very special thing about abanico. Cathy Ross some tea. Often he's silent. lll Kalam,

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he spoke very little, had 30 Demis elytron v halaal in Ohio ROM for can use, you know, and you didn't have to do that and happy. Had he been been managed to con he would be silent most of the time unless it was members of the dean Hillel and Iran. He would speak about it if he had knowledge, and he would bring the strongest evidence. He was the most skillful in bringing about the evidence, support his his opinion with evidence. Had he been in Madison con he would avoid any gifts from governors, kings and leaders. He would avoid that because he wanted to stay away from doubtful matters. He didn't want to be influenced by the gifts of people in charge.

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Again, another description of Abu hanifa canula cowboy bill watts had

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canon law cowboy bill watts had

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What'd he used to be described as a word? What's that? What's that? It's the

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peg, you know the peg that you dig in the ground. You hammer in the ground that piece of wood or piece of metal to hold that to tie a rope to it. Like and he keep something tight.

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Yes for attend to something that's a pig. So Abu hanifa used to be described as a watered as a pig.

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Okay.

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And I will explain later again, a chef. When him alone he met him and Malik when he met him and Malik. He asked him about over hanifa he said you met him mo hanifa. So describe him to me, a mama chef. He, by the way, was born the year Abu hanifa passed away.

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The year Abu hanifa Rahim Allah passed away after he was born, so he didn't see him. Abu hanifa was the year 150 after his Allah. So when he saw Mr. Malik, he asked him he said describe to me about hanifa describe him to me.

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Imam Malik said none of our eight orajel and local america he had the hysteria and the agenda haben la cama before JT, he said in America was a man if he wanted to convince you that this pole this pillar, which was made of wood in the masjid, if he wanted to convince you, it was made of gold. He could do that.

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He had a very strong, he was very articulate, very strong logic. He would convince you, he could convince you about something that's completely illogical. He had that skill. He had the gift of the tongue of speech.

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There was something very special about our hanifa we said he was very generous, he was very generous. He had the habit, a very special habit. And I really wish that some I would hear of someone in our times, who actually does what hanifa did.

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Abu hanifa every time he spent any money on his family on on himself,

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he would give out for the sake of Allah similar amount. Like he bought his family groceries, and it cost him $200 let's say he would take another $200 and give it for the sake of Allah.

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Let's say he bought his son at

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a cost $20 he would give out $20 anything he spent on himself or his family. He would give a similar amount for the sake of our lost parents and he would give it out.

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That actually reminds me of Ali Abdul Hussain Ali, from the Allahu anhu remain disabled and within the grandson of Illumina be the son of a saint.

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Some lucky when the moment they're happy talks about him and Colm and rubella in the biography collection of biographies. He says john and Amanda who Mona Safa, 10 bainer, who have been Allah

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Jalla, Charlemagne, the mother homeowners often been obeying the law. What does that mean? He split his money between himself and Allah. What does that mean? A few times in his life, he would estimate his wealth, how much it is. So and he was very rich, by the way, again, Ali, the grandson of olive oil, and even Hussein Zane was very rich. So a few times during his life, he would assess how much is my wealth. So if it was 100,000, he would take half of it and give it for the sake of Allah and keep half of it.

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There were actually a few people in the history of Islam who lived that lifestyle. We live that life lifestyle, so they would take a few times in their life, they would assess their wealth, they would take half of it, half of it and they would give it for the sake of Allah Subhana Allah so remember, hanifa would do something similar. Anything or anything he spent on himself or his family, he would give out similar amount for the sake of Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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Okay, so that's some description about Abu hanifa Rahim Allah Tada. Let's take a little bit of background about him.

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When Abu hanifa received the inheritance from his after the death of his father, and as was as we said, $200,000 home to $100,000 home. He had heard a statement that was narrated to him

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From an event

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that I need not be thought of said because I live in I've lived in El Kufa the end of his life the last five years of his life. He lived in El Kufa. He said, Enough for a human being to live a decent life

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is 4000 Dirham. So when Abu hanifa received that inheritance, he gave it all for the sake of Alani kept 4000 that him for himself. And throughout the year, he would check his wealth. Anytime it gets over $4,000 home he would give away the rest and we would keep 4000 for himself. So Allah blessed his wealth, and Allah gave him more.

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Allah gave him more so that was about hanifa But still, as we said about hanifa used to dress up very nicely, and he used to wear the best perfumes, so it was very presentable as a human being so he was born in El Kufa. He was born in El Kufa. We said his grandfather came from Kabul in Afghanistan. Once he embraced Islam, he came to Iraq settled in Kufa, and then his son sabots stayed in El Kufa. And Abu hanifa was born as the son of habits, and he called him and not men. And Norman so Abu hanifa was born the year at after his Oh, eight zero 80 after Hitler.

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And that was during the flf Aloma we're the Umayyad Caliphate, the Romanian caliphate. So Monica was born during the helaba of Abdullah medical number one at after his law was the philosopher of Abdul Malik him number one.

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Abu hanifa lived for 70 years 70 years and he died. We said the year 150 after his or he died in Baghdad, Abu hanifa died in Baghdad and the historians actually there's a debate among historians. Did he just die? Or was he killed?

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Did Abu hanifa die a normal death? Or was he killed because he died in prison? Abu hanifa Allah died in the prison who put him in the prison was Abu Jafar al mon Sol.

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Sol

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Sol wanted

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because he's the he's now this year 150. This was the other side philipa colorful advocacy with Jeff Almanzo when he heard about Imam, Abu hanifa and all his knowledge and he asked him where did you take your knowledge from so memorable? hanifa said I took the knowledge of Mr. Malhotra from the students of honorable Hata I took the knowledge of eleonore Vitaly from the students of Alibaba polyp. I took the knowledge of Abdullah Abdullah Omar from the students of Abdullah and I took the knowledge of Abdullah no matter what from the students of Abu Dhabi, Mr. Road.

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So

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Abuja homosassa Jamia Abu hanifa naka de facto enough sick over hanifa, you have taken knowledge from all the authentic sources like you have left, you have left no knowledge you I've taken it all. So, you have got a firm kind of grounding and knowledge. So Abu Abuja from Amman saw this, at the time wanted him to become the judge, the general judge, the main judge, in the in the in the Muslim government at the time, Abu hanifa, didn't want that. He refused.

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And that's here we see a beautiful aspect of the character of Abu hanifa, by the way, was an extremely intelligent person, extremely intelligent, extremely intelligent, to the extent

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that some people said about him, some of the historians said, the likes of Abu hanifa in the history of humanity

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are just a handful, in terms of intelligence, extremely intelligent person. And we said that a medic described him that if he wanted to convince you that this pillar was made of gold, he could actually convince you, he could convince you when he was teaching his students, he would actually and that was the style of Abu hanifa when he would have a discussion, very interactive style. It wasn't about just relating relating, nor he would get the students involved. He would have a discussion, he would pick their minds to get them to think and get them try to respond. So I will honey for one of his main exercise in the class that he used to have an opinion and offer it to the students so they

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would debate with him. He would convince them have his opinion. Then all of them would buy into his opinion. Then he would say to them, actually now have changed my mind.

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I've changed my mind. I don't agree

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Without opinion, they say how now they are convinced they're going to defend that opinion. So he would take their original opinion, and he would argue with them and convince them that the original opinion was the correct one.

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And they will not be able to respond back. So they would actually be convinced that their first opinion was the correct opinion.

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Then he would do that again, take them again, to the other opinion. That was about anything I just said very eloquent, very persuasive, very intelligent. So when Jeff Almanzo said to him, I want you to become the main judge in the in the Muslim government in the Muslim caliphate.

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Abu hanifa said to him, Yes, ma'am. In Nila, I'm not good for that position.

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Jaffa masala is very intelligent, they say, you joking me trying to like get away from that.

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You will have to become the judge. So what he said about hanifa trying just to get the exact dialogue. So basically, what he said last week,

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he said

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whichever muscle was also very aggressive, very aggressive person. So he said, Abu hanifa You are lying. You're a liar, conductor. conductor. Voila, he in Nikola Tesla. He said, No, you're you're a liar. You are the best person for this position. So Abu hanifa is very intelligent, very persuasive. He said, US Hello, hello. Hello, ma'am. May Allah like, enhance or guide the amount towards truth? How would you put a liar in the position of the main judge?

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So now if you look at the the the recap the Caliph, he was actually stuck. He was stuck. So either Abu hanifa is a liar.

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But if you say he's not a liar, then Abu hanifa said, I'm not good for that position, then he's no good. So in between two options, either he's a liar. You can't make him a judge or he is not good for the physician. You can't put them in that position. So he was very intelligent. When Abu Jaffa Tommaso saw this, he couldn't argue with Abu hanifa. He said take him, put him in jail.

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Put him in jail. You have to become a judge. So they actually lashed him 110 times.

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Imagine the Imam, the Imam of Iraq at the time. The most knowledgeable person last him 110 times put him in the prison and he stayed in the prison. Now the historians have a debate did Abu hanifa just die in the prison out of maybe bad treatment poor conditions? Or some historians say that Abuja mon Sol conspired to put poison in his drink. And he died out of poison. So that's a debate among the historians.

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So that was the year 150 after Hitler, there was a boy hanifa

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Rahim Allah let's get some of the

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some of what people say about Abu hanifa and I want to reveal the that beautiful aspect about about him.

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We said when he said about Abu hanifa Khanna has an A li li Khanna his night was beautiful. What does that mean? That's an expression. The early generations the self used for someone who would pray for so long that nights can happen a lady is night was very good. That made me That meant that he would pray a lot of beautiful prayer at night. Now, this is an aspect of Abu hanifa. Many people don't know. Abu hanifa prayed the whole night.

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from Asia to

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most of his life, Abu hanifa prayed fudger with the same model

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that he prayed a shirt with

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that clear. The same will do he had for Asia. He prayed for God with the same model. What does that mean? He never slept at night.

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He never slept the night because if he slept, he would lose his window and make window. So that means he would be awake from a shot to finish up and during that time, he would pray most of the time.

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This is why they called him and what had the peg Why? Because he was just like very fixed kind of pole.

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In the ground. If he prayed he didn't move anymore. He was so stable and fixed in his place because of the horseshoe. That was Abu hanifa by him Allah. Now another aspect.

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He would pray all night, not only this, he would read the whole Koran every night and SPM

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the whole Koran and that's another aspect that many people don't know about Abu hanifa

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Abu hanifa would recite the whole Koran every night.

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Every night he would finish reciting the Quran. So there were actually in the history of Islam there were four famous people who used to do this as a regular practice. Only for people who do this as a regular practice. The first one among them was with mandible often

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called the Allahu anhu. The second one

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was an Imam Shafi

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and the man, a chef Mandala. The third one was Abu hanifa. And the fourth one was another companion tamiment dairy, Tamim with dairy the companion the great companion to me with daddy. So these four people were known for doing this often. Reading the whole call on ntm. Elaine insula, the whole Quran in one night.

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Obviously, a lot of people ask, how, how could you do this? How could you do this? So Pamela, that's a Baraka in time. That's Baraka and time. First of all, like at night in during the winter season, nights are long. nights are long, but even though if you try to restart cron would be struggled to actually finish the Quran from cover to cover during any of the longest nights.

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But there is a concept of Baraka

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a concept of blessings from the last panel, if you really put your mind to something and you put your trust in Allah subhanaw taala and you try your best. Actually, there are so many things that happen, we might not have an explanation for them, we might not have an explanation for them. So that that would be a gift from Allah subhanaw taala. We know that the prophet SAW some of them, oftentimes when actually allow and had described to him is Graham Elaine, she said, the prophet SAW Selim, every time he recited, he would recite he would elongate his recitation was very, like elongated was slow pace. She said, Cana up to how wacana Yama Bismillah

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Rahim something like this Alhamdulillah he or bill me in something like this. So the prophets are seldom usually, especially like the generation where a lot of mister would want to pray with him one night, the president prayed at night. So he started with Al Baqarah Baccarat, he recited it completely. So Golan Massoud said I said to myself, he will recite the first 100 verses of fulfilled by God and he would go down for record but he finished the first 100 and he kept reciting. So I said okay, he's gonna stop by 200 but after 200 he kept reciting so you finish all sorts of Baccarat I said, Okay. handler now he's reaching the end of sort of bacala he will go down for record. The

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profits are seldom finished all Baccarat he started with Serato Nisa, they started reciting services now salsa Baccarat in the Medina must have now is 48 pages, 48 pages. Then he moved to aneesa

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started reciting Surat and he said salt.

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So sinisa is 25 pages from not mistaken.

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30 3030 pages. So 10 is that and most often Medina is 30 pages. So the problem started reciting salt and is that he completed it. So along this road said I said okay, he's gonna finish sorting this out and go for record. But the process was an unfinished sort of and he said that he said, started with Serato and Emraan.

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And he finished it completely. So putting this together, it must have been Medina today. These are 105 pages with the manner of recitation where the prophets of Salaam would recite. That would take at least six, seven hours. That's one locker. That's one locker. So how much the professor would pray.

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How did he fit all of this in? If the second locker was something closer to that, and the process of selling would usually pray

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from five to nine, maximum 11.

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So the purchaser would pray, how could you do this? A lot of men I'm not a fan recited the Quran from Fatiha Tila ness, the whole Quran that we have today in the locker with one worker,

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one worker with him, he recited the whole thing. So hanifa Rahim Allah was that kind of person was that kind of person. So the description about this was, can I formulate this some of the descriptions from the scholars who met him, can I lay in a cooler Who can I Oh, la de colo sakana. Your son Leila data boo boo in Asia, so used to pray fudger with the same model he used for Asia.

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What can you laptop mobile what what can I estimate an Effie Laila can estimate on fillerina his student I'll call the abuse of one of the main he actually is the main student of a board member hanifa

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We used to call the sed by Nima and MGM Abu hanifa. It's similar to La Jolla Nikolay had Abu hanifa la Mola

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for Sameera home Abu hanifa tawakkol. La he had death I need MLM

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for Can you lead us on earth and water bottle and water? So we shall call this as I was walking with Abu hanifa and I heard someone say to his friend, that's Abu hanifa he doesn't sleep at night. He just prays all night. So Abu hanifa overheard this and he said, it's unacceptable that people say about me that which I do not do. So people think of me more than what I am. So he decided from that moment to pray all night to pray. All night, one of his wives described him

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she said since I know him,

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since I knew him since I knew Abu hanifa he never slept at night. He never slept at night.

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She said in summer, he would sleep from Lahore after the war to Lhasa in summer in Russia in winter. He used to sleep at the beginning of the nights at the just beginning the first couple of hours in the night because the night was long. That's the whole sleep that he would take that's how he

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lived his life.

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So what she said basically matter was said a flash and believe in moon blew out after I've just said that in English, but I'm just gonna say no, because we're in America and omo bane of luxury while asleep a safe. Well, a lelee be Miss Judy Phylicia.

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So in summer, he would sleep after the hot between the hot on acid. And at when in winter, he would sleep in the same place where he would pray the night he would sleep there just at the beginning of the night for a couple of hours. And that's it.

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I'll ask him a blue man, one of the scholars of his time he says about him.

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He says Tama Abu hanifa Turley Latin euro, Allah who Terra Bella is a tomo, a to whom was to Adele, Mr. Webb ke y todo el federal. He said one night Abu hanifa was reciting the verse belissa tomo at home, their appointment, their time is the size, the hour when it comes was a two an hour and the hour, the day of judgment is more scary and is more bitter.

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So he said he kept repeating this all nights, crying and weeping and calling upon loss. Just one verse, just one verse. Sometimes we just want to finish, like the whole surah We can't wait to reach the end of the soul. But that was the general practice of the generations, they would take one, one verse, one verse from the Quran and there would be contemplating it, and it would grab them and they could not go past it for a whole night like Abu Sulayman dharani. One of the early generations as well. He said, Well, he didn't know Letterman, Ruby Ray electron, la la,

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in LA and Allah azzawajal de la Gabby reflejan

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Fattah de se says,

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on the who in the hula, hula tomato been area for up to four in the La La that I was working there and your mon Allahu alayhi wa Tada. So he says, I will be reciting a verse and I will be stuck with it for so many nights. So many nights reciting one verse because of the profound meanings I'll be taking that until Allah subhanaw taala allows me some kind of like absent mindedness or allows me to just get out of it and move on. So they used to recycle on in order to focus on the meanings and take more of the meanings. alphabet you know Duquesne and following him know Duquesne is one of the scholars of Hadith well known scholars of Hadith. He says

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right to Jamaica at a minute. I've been

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to Jamaica Minitab Irina was at him family to us and our Salah 10 min Abu hanifa what God can accomplish the holy facility of Cuba.

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He said I have seen a huge number of tablet in the tablet, and other righteous people. I've never seen a man prays more beautifully than Abu hanifa before he entered the salon before he would

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stop praying. He would be weeping and calling upon Allah subhanaw taala because it's time for him to stand in the presence of Allah subhana wa Renata. So if you have not Sophia Lena, one of the great OVA tabulate, he said mapa de Muro de Lune Makita Fie walk Tina x masala time in Abu hanifa. He said no one came to Mecca in our times. And our whole times. No one came to Mecca who prayed more than Abu hanifa prayed more than Abu hanifa. So we said they have he described him Can I mean as clear even them? So Abu hanifa was one of the most intelligent people among all humanity. His intelligence was exceptional. So let's take some

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some aspects and other aspects of the life of Abu hanifa there was a famous Imam, the famous Imam in in a sham and ozai abou Rama was I remember I was there he was in Beirut. It was in Beirut amendment.

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KENNETH it has Sham he was the scholar of all a sham, which is now Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine, and some parts of Iraq. This was known as a sham. So he was the main Imam there. He heard some wrong news about Abu hanifa. So one day

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Abdullah Al Mubarak, Abdullah, Mr. Mubarak, he visits alignment ozai and and a lot of robotiq comes from hora sand, which is now in in Iran and Turkmenistan.

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He comes to visit and visit Beirut and stay within an amendment ozai. So in my mind, I was I asked him and he says to him,

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yeah, hurrah. Sani is talking to him about a QR from florissant. Okay, he says, men Heather Virgil Omen has removed Teddy and lady in the country Coover and live Eva in the conflict. He says, who's this move to there? Who does Who's this man of Buddha that appeared in Kufa because a lot of Barak visited COVID. He was there for a while. So he was speaking about Abu hanifa because he received some wrong news about Abu hanifa. And these things still happen today. So So he said, Who's this new trader? Who is this man of Buddha, who appeared in our Kufa

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that people call him Abu hanifa.

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So remember, I was that I said, I remained silent. I didn't say anything. Sorry. I said, I remain silent and didn't respond.

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But he said, I thought about it. And I studied with Abu hanifa. And I know and he has not adopted that. So he said, I went home, and I wrote down some of the films of Abu hanifa that I still remember some of the discussions we had, and some of his foot so I wrote these issues down.

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And I put them, I put them together as a book. And I wrote on the cover,

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and Amanda growth habits. That's his name, and Norman Evans habit, the name of Abu hanifa.

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But he wasn't known by his name. He was known by his cornea.

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When he put that in the masjid, woolly mammoth is so when when I was there, I saw that book. So he started looking into it. So I started reading.

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And he read the whole book, and he loved it. So I've learned what it asks him and he says, What do you think of this book? He said, This man is an Imam.

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He's an Imam is a person of knowledge. She said, do you advise me to learn study from him? He said, example. He said, stay with him and learn from him. He's a very good man. He says, This is Abu hanifa By the way,

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this is Mr. hanifa. So later on, remember, he went for Hajj, went to Mecca for Hajj. And there he meets our hanifa.

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He made some money. So there was a meeting. So they had a discussion. They had a discussion more of a debates.

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So there is debate about certain four key issues and they have a long discussion. After the discussion.

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Someone asks and ozai He says, How did you find them for hanifa? How did you find Okay, obviously reminding him that you said about him, he's looked at it right. So he said,

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Well, law he I envied him. He said to him a bit too. I had the good, the good type of envy. I wish that sort of I wish I had this understanding. So I envied him, because he had a lot of knowledge. And he had a very profound logic and reason. very profound logic and reason. Then he said stuff is so when he was asked for a tow bar, a bit too to Hulu, the enemy he was he actually he was telling me my Apple TV. He says I envied him because of his profound

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diverse knowledge and because of the strength of his logic and his reason, and I seek forgiveness from Allah, for what I said about him previously.

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It's upon Allah. So I remember when he was accused was actually accused of certain things and having some mistakes. But here and but here, Rahim Allah was

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a righteous man, and often like some of the accusations about him is that he did not take Hadeeth, for example, or not have so much Hadith in his book, but this actually wasn't the case. It wasn't the case. It was also accused of having a very bad memory.

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A very bad memory. Mm. And they say one of the moms have had he actually made junk on Abu hanifa he said about and if I didn't have a good memory, he used to forget a lot make a lot of mistakes. But you have yahia Ave marine. Yeah, you have no marine.

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Him and Imam Ahmed. They were he's before him. I'm gonna say these were the Imams of Hadith at that time. Mr. Mohammed and yeah, he had no money. Yeah, he I mean, he said Abu hanifa Imam on forgotten half of ima is thicker his memory is excellent.

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So I will hanifa his film was mainly based on the Quran.

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And then on the Hadith on the Sunnah of the prophet SAW Salah buddy, Abu hanifa had a special way to Hadith. So he would take the Hadith that people agree upon that it's from the Prophet that is authentic from the Prophet sauce on them that it's authentic. But when he faced the Hadith, or when he came across the Hadith, and this hadith run against or seemingly had a meaning that was against the Koran, or against some, a stronger Hadith, Abu hanifa would question that, and he would say,

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it would actually be very careful which Hadith to take, which additives. So he had a very critical, stringent criteria for accepting a hadith. It wasn't an easy way it was very difficult. So his conditions were actually more strict than the conditions of other scholars. So he would question a hadith more than some of the other scholars.

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But it wasn't that he would reject the Hadith he would never give up a hadith that he knew that was authentic.

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He would never give up ID that you knew that was authentic. And then if he didn't find anything in the Quran or the Hadith, he said for Islam legends Viki tabula rasa Rasulullah saw Salaam number rufiji Sahaba. These are his words he said, we look into the drama The consensus of the companions of the Prophet SAW Selim, when he met him and we do not, you know, depart from their consensus for Interstellar for us, hairball rasulillah has also done so the companions of the Prophet SAW Selim had differences about these issues had different opinions, let the hero minocqua him we would choose one of the statements that is more in line with the Quran and the Sunnah.

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m female that the Sahaba says, as to what after the companions like a tambien you'd say for whom region one and region. He said they are men and we are men.

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Why because Abu hanifa is considered to be from a tambourine, or hanifa was considered to be from a feminine why, because he saw

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one of the companions at least one of the companions of the Prophet SAW sentiment that was, and that should be nomadic. And as the servant of the prophet SAW Salem, Abu hanifa, saw under some pneumatic praying that made him a Tabby

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that made him happy. There are some narrations that say that Abu hanifa met so many of the companions of the Prophet SAW Selim, but there's a big debate about this. There's a big debate, but what is agreed upon is that he saw an A symptomatic, by the way innocent nomadic was one of the companions that say we say an Arabic amuro American and a similar Malik lived more than 100 years.

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More than 100 years and so nomadic probably Allahu anhu So remember, halifa saw him so he was considered to be from a tablet in but he studied with the main tablet in with the biggest among survey so some scholars consider him to be from cigar tab in the younger ones. Among a tab between

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the numbers the number of the issue of the teachers of Imam Abu hanifa is mind boggling. He started with 4000 teachers

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4000 teachers. He studied a lot. He studied a lot.

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Imam Abu hanifa

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in all the four exams,

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his students, his students, were actually the most outstanding

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Like no exam although like Imam Shafi he had great imams like students like Mussolini and Robbie Robbie.

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Mr. Mohammed would have been had some students as well.

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a medic had some students, but none of them were of the same caliber as the students. So remember halifa hanifa left imams behind him. He left Abu Yusuf alcalde who was the man in his own right. He left Mohammed Ville as an as shibani and Imam in his own rights.

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And he left zufall

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he left in terms of one of the great imams of the Hanafi the HANA feats. So these imams each one of them was an Imam in his own right.

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So Imam Shafi was also building leaders. So he actually managed to grow leaders around him. Why was because of his teaching style, it was it was an interactive style, interactive style, show with your story and I will close with this inshallah, we might share something else inshallah next week more about some of his beautiful stories.

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Remember how he was teaching and abuse from Cali his main student was studying with him and we used to call he felt that he reached a point where he actually became qualified to teach so he decided he said I became an Imam now so I need to make my own halaqaat so he started his own halaqaat in the masjid so but hanifa comes to teaches halaqa

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and he says this HELOC on the other side of the question and he said, he says, like, do we have like a visiting scholar giving a HELOC on here whose they said no, this is abusive? He said we use if like my student said yes.

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He said So what's going on? He said, they said okay, now he he realized now he's qualified to teach. So he thinks he's qualified as his own halaqaat. So he started his own Haleakala

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and Rama hanifa, he doesn't have personal issues. But he knows abuse will call the is not ready yet. still needs more.

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It says okay.

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He wants to teach him a lesson he wants to wake him up. So he says to one of the students go to his helicopter. And when it's time for questions, ask him a question.

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This is okay. was the question he said, someone goes to a tailor, he brings a piece of cloth

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in order for the tailor to you know, tailor it into a film to a proper garment.

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So he gives it and they agree on a price. And he says to him come in a few days and collect you hope

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you pay me and I will give you your soap.

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So the man came to the tailor a few days later. And he says where's my soap? He says What are you talking about?

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He says myself, I gave you a piece of cloth in order to design it for me into a soap.

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Note he said No, you didn't come to me. You have nothing here.

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He said, How come I gave you? He said no, no, you didn't give me. So they went to the judge.

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He went to the judge. And the judge checked. And the seller inspector to the tailor's shop and he found a film made with the same piece of cloth that was described by that person.

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Now, what is the ruling?

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The person the judge is going to give that man that customer is dope. But should the customer pay the Taylor? Because you tried to take the film for himself? Should he pay him for making the film? Or should you just take his piece of cloth regardless of what shape it is now?

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Because he's just gonna take his right his piece of cloth, which now is shaped as a fold. Right? But he's gonna take it back. That's it. So should he pay the tailor or not?

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So he went there when it was time for questions. He asked the question to abusive, abusive because he thought and he said, think about this. He says yes, he pays him.

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Abu hanifa instructed this tutor had instructed the student He said, If he says to you, yes, he pays him to him wrong. That's the wrong answer. But if he tells you that no, he shouldn't pay him also tell him he is that's wrong. Wrong answer. So, so with a beautiful car, the answer. He said, Yes, he should pay him. The students said, that's the wrong answer.

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So he thought again, he said let me think about it again. He said, Oh, yeah, he shouldn't pay him. He said wrong.

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He said that's not from you. That's not from you. That's for my teacher. He knows now he knows the style, right?

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So he did

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resolves that kind of gathering. He says I'm not ready to teach. So he gets the lesson. He goes to overhead.

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And he sits in the halaqa. So and if he says to him, you know what the answer is? He says, No.

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He says, the answer is, it's neither Yes. Nor No.

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The judge should look into result. If it's designed, according to the body dimensions of the customer,

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then he should pay him, the customer should pay. But if it's designed according to the dimensions, the body dimensions of the tailor himself, he should not be.

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Why?

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That's a question for you.

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Exactly. You know, that was a, that's a very delicate point. By the way.

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If he made it, if the tailor made the soap according to his own personal body, his own size,

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he that means he tailored the soap with the intention to take it.

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And that's how long, so that's what they call

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beyond facet.

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obatala so it's invalid. So he's not going to get anything for that. But

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if he tailored the soap for the customer, with the intention to make it for the customer, and then when he saw that Toby said, well, that's nice. Let me take it for myself. Okay, still we should not deny him the right that he made a film with the intention to make it for the customer. So he deserves the money that

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the intention, so the ruling has to do with the intention. So that was one story of how he felt Okay, with these issues. So that's a glimpse into the life of Imam

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Abu hanifa Rahim Allah Tada. There's so much by the way to say about our hanifa there's so many beautiful stories, his debates when he started by the way, his knowledge his studying, he started by studying animal Kalam basically argumentation, basically MacKinnon, which was argumentation at the time, before it picked up later on. So why did he learn this because he wanted to bait to debate the average.

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He wanted to debate the coverage.

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And he has beautiful debates with the coverage by the way. But one day a woman comes to him and she asks him about a Pollock, but calaca Sunita, lockerby de la of Santa Clarita, she asked him about it. He said, I don't know. But you can go and ask him as a man you know, the Imam of Vancouver at the time Madame Nabi Suleiman,

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the student of Rahim Allah Hi.

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So she so he told her go to that man, Hamad asked him and then informed me of the ruling, so I get to know the answer. So she went and she informed them. She said that knowledge is actually seems to be better than the knowledge that I'm studying. So he left argumentation. And then he went to med school, a man who studied with him for 18 years, 18 years until Hammadi Mohamad passed away.

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And Abu hanifa became the only scholar main scholar in Kufa. So he started with Hemet. Even obviously, he might have been no absolutely man, he studied with Ibrahim in high with Ibrahim and the hair and all this for COVID Cova is actually taken from abdomen abdomen throat is taken from Abdullah.

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So, so that was the time when I first started study. But as we said he was very intelligent person. And he used that intelligence a lot to get himself out of any difficult situation by means of his his eloquence. So shall we might share

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something we might not necessarily but inshallah, we're going to keep our life pattern that this halaqa will be titled lapad can you kasasa him a beratan leoline LDAP. Indeed, in their stories, there are lessons for people of reflection, people of understanding, and the life of hanifa there's so many lessons to learn. One of the main lessons that I really learned is his level of worship, despite him being a knowledgeable person busy with knowledge, but he would pray so much at night. He would pray so much night

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Excuse me. Second thing was using his intelligence for the sake of Allah

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using his intelligence, so to the extent that he was known or his school was known, not only his school, even his teachers as madrasa to the school of the people have of mind of thought because they used to use

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logical understanding a lot. So they used to get into the text and understand exactly what the text is all about, understand the wisdom behind it, and so on

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and so on and so forth.

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So he used that is that a lot of the debates of Abu hanifa with

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with atheists are famous with Christians are famous. With different denominations and sects are very famous, very powerful, he would corner someone straightaway, he knows how to smile, like a boxing match. He knows how to corner that person and get them stuck. So that was number 24. So these are beautiful things that we can learn from such a great Imam Allah have mercy upon him. So we'll stop here and share our life you have any questions? First about Abu hanifa in our hanifa? If not, we'll take some more general questions.

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Okay, after I pray the five daily prayers, I spit into my hands, between brackets dry spit, and beside the three equals

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and a two cracy. Is this authentic? As far as I know, there's nothing from the prophet SAW Selim, after the Salah to recite the three apples and

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blow into your hands or spit into your hands. But the prophet SAW them before sleep, he would recite the three poles and blow into his hands and wipe over his body. So that would be before sleep. But after the five daily prayers, I haven't seen any authentic hadith about this.

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Sorry.

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What does Islam say about organ and blood donations? That's an issue of debate among scholars, big huge debate amongst scholars organ donations, and that's based on is your does your body belong to you? Or does it belong to Allah? Do you have the right to donate? Or not?

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So there's a huge debate among the scholars.

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I'm personally being very careful with this. I'll take the cautious side with it. So

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for myself, I would I would not go into donating organs, but I cannot make a judgement about it. So in this, you need to ask a scholar that you trust, what is their opinion ticket. But if you're going to look into what the scholars say, you're going to find opinions on both sides. So don't think you will resolve the issue. You won't resolve the issue here. You look up to a scholar that very well versed and very well acquainted with, with what we're going through these days. And about the matter, you ask him, you ask their opinion when you because you trust their religion and their knowledge, and their devotion to our last panel to stick to their opinion. And that's it, because

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you are a mockolate and whatever

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you want to call it and whatever. But for you to start saying, Oh, I want to see what this caller says what this caller says you're going to find different opinions. You don't have the tools to distinguish which one is stronger. So you're going to just increase your state of confusion, I will just get worse. So find out a scholar that you usually look up to and trust, a very well known versed scholar, very well established. You take their opinion, or their advice, and that's it. That's it. Don't throw in another scholar and say this scholar says this, what do you say? That's not good business to do?

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Another question here.

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What is the authenticity of making Vicar in congregation?

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The Korean congregation is usually reciting Koran and discussing the Hadith of the Prophet SAW Selim. That's majelis indiquer a finding the Hadith Mammon Coleman, he soon FF Quran Allah azza wa jal, these are majelis of the Quran is recited where the Hadith of the prophets of Salaam is recited. But it's not the care where people in congregations start saying Allah Allah Hi, hi. This is not from the Sunnah of the Prophet Allah Allah. Sometimes if it happens randomly, that people had a meeting or something towards the end someone makes a door others say I mean, if it happens randomly, it's not a regular practice. It's like a must. That should be okay. But if it becomes a

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must like after every meeting, we okay someone leads to our or puts their hands up and they say me and and so becomes a must. That was wasn't known from the prophet SAW, send them if it happened.

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randomly, then insha Allah, fine, I'm going to come to you. So one second.

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There are booklets and people who say, you recite certain verses a number of times are praising a loss mantella certain number of times, and they are cure from sickness and other problems. There are things from the Prophet sallallahu sallam, so the prophets are seldom like prescribed. And the headache reciting sort of prophetic has seven times as a remedy, like the people to competitors who were visiting someplace, and the leader of that, or of that tribe got

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bitten by a snake or a or a scorpion. And then one of the competitors decided sort of the fact he had seven times on him. So that was the personnel approved of this. So that's fine. The profits are seldom, there wasn't enough conversation panel law 33 times

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133 times, things like that. You say some kind of law will be hemmed every day in the morning 100 times. He says from Canon Law will be handed 100 times every time there is a law that will actually kill Holman quote, Makoto Hamdulillah, Shanghai, anything that's from the prophet SAW Selim that's prescribed in a certain amount of times, that's authentic, so that you do it. But if people come up, and they say, if you say Subhana, Allah 512 times, then basically, you will receive $1,000 somehow, or you will be cured of this illness, if it's not from the prophets of Salaam don't do it. We don't know. These are matters of rape. So there's a number set a number of certain prescription or under

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for a specific state, a specific era, then this has to come from the Quran or the authenticity of the prophecy now, apart from this, it shouldn't be the case. It should not be the case. But if you have like a you're in a in an illness, and you have random Allah, you know, help me or Allah give me Shiva, just a random data. That's fine. You can do this by holding a specific Dora and a specific manner. It's specific time specific number of times. This has to come from the sunlight. If not, it's considered to be a bit

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smaller. What was your question?

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You change your mind.

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Yes, that's something I'm in love. Yeah, by the way, just to so he recited bacala Nisa, and Adam lon Yes. That was the incident of the loudness of old reported Yeah.

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They had they had something called an ocean.

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An ocean an ocean and is more like, soap

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is more like soap is made from dust from the earth from a certain type of soil. So they would actually get some kind. I think it was more like

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what would you call that substance?

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calcium carbonate, something like that carbonates

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some chemical material. Now the it's the basic ingredient in any soap. What is it called? sodium carbonate?

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Who knows who knows some chemistry? The basic ingredient in soap? is some carbonates sodium or calcium. sodium carbonate. I think carbon Yeah. Sodium carbonates. Okay, so that was taken from certain type of sand. Okay, that was a it's called in among the Arabs and ocean. An ocean and so they used to use it? Yes. Yes, they used to use it. Okay.

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calamities that happen in someone's life or business. We can't peek into them. So they could be a punishment from Allah. They could be a test from Allah. Allah knows, but we cannot know for certain at all. And this is why we shouldn't get into that business. This happened. Is it because of my sin? Or is it because Allah wants to test me?

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You can't arrive at the answer. That's knowledge of the unseen. Exactly. That's knowledge of the unseen so we shouldn't get there. That's always business.

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The more you try to know the more confusion there will be the more doubt you're gonna have. And we are not supposed to look into this. Okay.

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Yeah.

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Yeah.

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Yes.

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Any any hardship that reaches a human being there must be there must be a plan must have an element in it first.

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Number two, there must be a sin or shortcoming behind it. That's a must. But it could be a punishment. It could be a test.

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No one knows. So, one thing or like a calamity, could be all of those things. It could be from shaitan. It could be from sins, it could be a punishment, it could be a test. At the same time.

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As we said, that's always business. So let Allah do his thing. Or what we need to know is that once we go through a hardship, we should trust in the last panel to either be patient and not do anything, hold on, and try our best, you know, to get out of it.

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And make the slean to Allah, basically hand our affairs over to Allah. That's all what we need to do. And that's all we need to know. Is it a test? Is it a punishment? What's going to happen? What is the law mean beyond this? That's none of our business. And that's why

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hasn't

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somebody who was the son of an Arabic Allah who I know, he said,

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Uh, sorry, domon insha. Allah, Allah de la hoomin. Whoa, lemon inshallah Bhima de la who be the, the one who would be happy with a Lost Planet. Allah is the one who keeps himself busy with what Allah wants from him. What is Allah commanded to do? Not what Allah wants to do with him.

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Okay, so don't worry, a lot doing to me, always Allah dealing with me, like, don't get into this business. But ask yourself all the time, what does Allah want from me? How should I behave in this state? And that's it. So that should be the focus, otherwise it leads to confusion.

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Why prayer is important.

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Islam 101.

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I mean, it's a simple question, but it's a profound question. Prayer is important because it's the pillar of Islam. And because it's a very profound act of worship, it engages your heart, your body, your mind, your senses and everything. And it's the main connection between you and Allah. And the prophet SAW Selim said, Hey, yo, Mr. Lee Kuan masala, the best of all of your actions is Salah. The best of all of your actions is Salah. Another Hadith the prophet SAW Selim says or select to hire more. Select is the best subject is the best thing you can think about or talk about or discuss Sala, is the prayer. So Salah why is it important? Because Salah is strongly connected to your faith

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and to hate and this is why the Muslim scholars have debated throughout the ages, someone who doesn't observe the prayer, is he a Muslim or Catholic. That's how important it is. That's how important it is. Salah is the time for you to escape, a time for you to connect to Allah and revive your heart. It's not merely a physical exercise. So I hope this answers the question very brief terms. Questions.

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Yes, Abu hanifa was as I said, he was very stringent as to where he takes a headache from and which had he takes. So people got involved in a fitna or a beta, he'll be very careful to take from them. Because at his time, lying against the prophet SAW, Selim was at its peak was at a peak, so he was very careful. He'd be very vigilant. While accepting a hadith. Yes, he would scrutinize it. And sometimes he would even like not accept the Hadith, just to be on the safe side. That's it. So the Hadith might be authentic. But for him, he needs to be just cautious. very cautious. Yeah. So that was his approach approaches brotherhood.

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And that's a really good question. Abu hanifa hanifa and the language of the Arabic language of the people of Iraq. hanifa is the you know, the ink bottle, the bottle of the ink, that container that has the ink, the Arabs in Iraq called hanifa. So Abu hanifa, the father of the ink bottle, that's what it means, because Abu hanifa was a very studious person. And he would always keep writing and teaching and studying. So because of that, you know, like the Arabs, if someone had something excessively that would call him a boost that thing I will probably allow, he had the cat, you know, Baraka had the cat in his pocket, by the way.

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That's I that's something most people don't know. They said, well, I've already had a few cats. Yes. But I've already had a cat that he would put in his pocket, small kitten, he would put in his pocket and keep it with him and feed it.

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So this is why I like the Arab see they call them up over Iraq. The person call them Yabba. Hell, father of the kitchen. Right. And I have, for example, you have

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a boo,

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Abu Bakar, Abu Bakar. Abu Bakar was one of the people in who were seized by the Muslims and upaf.

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He was actually one of the slaves

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In life, and when the Muslims you know, set a seed round or bife against hawas and, and Latif, the prophets of Salaam said anyone who gets out of their leaves that

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the city of five,

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then he is free to go, especially if they want to become Muslim. They're free to go. So this man, he was a slave he actually managed to escape out of a path and become a Muslim. But he came out of a pipe and he went to an area called Baccarat.

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So when people found him in Baccarat, they call them abubaker. That's it. Abu Bakr Ah, so that's that's until today that's very common among the Arabs. So anyone who has something that's that he that stands out for him, or is unique about him, they would call him Abu. This you have a tie a bow tie, collars.

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Shoes, a bobek shoes? straightaway. That's it. So when I had a big nose,

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big nose straight. That's how the I was used to do things. So anything you had special, they would call you a boo. This and that's it. Yes. So Abu hanifa because he was excessively all the time holding the the ink container or bottle. And it's called in the language of the people of Iraq. hanifa. So they call them Abu hanifa. Abu hanifa. Yes.

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It was

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I when I researched I haven't found that. I haven't found that. Yes. The only explanation I found was actually that he used to hold this and there was called hanifa. Yeah.

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Oh, by the way, that's a very good thing. You brought this up. When I talked about organs? I talked about organs, not blood. Okay, blood. It's almost a consensus today that you can actually, yes, donate blood. But I'm talking about organ donation. Yes.

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Yeah.

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I understand. I understand. I understand this is a very critical thing that when want like someone who's very close to you very dear to you family member, and they have kidney failure, for example. So they need a kidney,

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or the very critical state of someone they need some kind of

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organ donation.

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How should that be, as I said, That's why some of this call is actually considered that it's saving the life of a human being, it's saving the life of a human being. So that's why some of the schools actually say it's okay. But still, some other scholars say,

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at the end of the day, that's not your buddy, and you don't have the rights to cut out something out of it. And basically, the logic to respond to a similar case, would if there's someone who's in in need of this, they would say, you know, a life and death is in the hands of Allah, and it's written. So people for 1000s of years have been dying of kidney failure. And because there was no medication, there was no medicine wasn't there, there wasn't kidney transplant at the time, people had kidney failure, basically, that meant the end of their life. That's it. So and people lived with that. So that said, the fact that there is scientific improvements, now medical improvements, that actually

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give hope to people with kidney transplant, that doesn't change the original grounding of our ruling, which is basically your body's not yours, so you're not allowed to give it. So as I say, you'll find scholars here. And scholars, there is a big huge debate. So I for myself, I take a middle stance, I don't know. I really don't know. I don't I don't have the knowledge to be able to really even side to one of them. I don't. Yeah, well, a couple of questions. Yeah.

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Allah is just that's my opinion about Allah justice.

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Allah is just all the time. Allah is just all the time. Now there's an issue with this question.

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Justice, is it only for the hereafter? Or is it even for this time? Now, there is a level of justice in this world. There is a level of justice in this world. Meaning when you do something, as they say what goes around comes around.

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So there's a tacit level of justice. But the justice that takes part of it takes place in this world. Is it the ultimate justice? No.

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But that doesn't mean Allah is unjust, because Allah designed this universe to be a test. And part of the test is people will drunk. Some people drunk others, some people oppress others. So if there will be justice all the time, there will be no oppression. So Allah allows injustice to take place, because he gave humans choice, and he wants to see how they behave. But ultimately, everything all matters will return to Him and there will be settled completely. So all disputes all injustice will be settled and resolved completely. So there will be absolute justice towards the end of time. Does that answer your question?

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And that kind of division is problematic because time is for you. And for me? For a law, there's no past and present.

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Okay, so we're talking about our perception.

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Yeah, things have a different reality when we take them out of the timeline. They're different, but we are bound by time. So it's speaking with our terms. We can't

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force our own boundaries on Allah. subhanaw taala. That doesn't work. Okay. Yes, sir.

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Ah, I haven't seen anything that he wrote in Farsi. I I don't know about this. I haven't seen

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at the time of Abu hanifa. No, Jehovah hanifa was all Muslim.

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The whole Iraq and the whole war, you know, today is Iran. And even Afghanistan.

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The majority of them became Muslim.

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Yes.

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Yeah.

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Yes, yes. I personally, you know, there's an issue that a lot of people ask me what book to read. By the way, I'm not acquainted with the literature in English. A lot of the books that you have are actually translations. So I personally really don't read in English. So what I read usually is in Arabic. So in Arabic, the main source for me would be Colm novella by the heavy. That's the main biography source. And for me, I go back to some of the books of the hanafis that actually talked about

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Imam Abu hanifa. So what you heard today was a collection from probably more than 15 sources. It's hard really to find, like I've been even Arabic. I've been looking to find there are some biographies complete biography visible beneatha. But I personally couldn't find them. I couldn't land my hands on them yet. Yeah. Yeah. So sorry, in English. I don't really know much. I don't know much. But I'm sure there must be something written about about an event must be something.

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The debates, the debates, he had profound debates with them. Yes. He had profound debates. And maybe something good about Abu hanifa is to take the principles of his debates and then apply them to today's context, that would be more powerful than the content itself. Yeah.

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Yeah.

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So the question is,

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can you?

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That's a very good question, when does a scholar or a person accept an offer of opposition like this, or when they refuse it? And that depends on so many factors, the nature of that leader, the nature of the government, and the nature of the people, the whole political context, social context, the person himself. If you know it will be fit enough for you. You shouldn't.

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Some people are strong enough in terms of like, they have. They're very assertive, they are very

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organized, and they know they are people of action. So if they know that they can benefit people that they should actually do it, like the student of Abu hanifa abuse will call the isn't it we used to call the because he took that position. He accepted that offer later on.

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His teacher refused he accepted a need to get and he became known as abuse of alcohol. The the judge in Malmo County, for example, he took that position of Judge he took it by

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He spends most of his time and knowledge then towards the end of his life he took the position of judge.

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Today you have for example, Jeff Northumbrian was offered the cobalt. He refused it. He didn't see it was fit for him would be a fitna for him. Whereas you have people like, also like in Saudi she saw they had a shift. He was a very strong actually scholar at a young age in his 30s were very strong scholar was very promising scholar, he was offered the Ministry of Health, he saw some benefits there, he took him.

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Other people refused it, he took it until now he has been holding it for about 25 years within a short interval, but he's been holding it for about 2025 years. And he's been doing well in it. So it depends. It depends on so many factors. If basically the ultimate answer would be if it's good for you and for the people then do it if you don't if you see is gonna affect you negatively and you won't bring about much benefit then you shouldn't Yeah.

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So

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okay following Him and have we I mean this this is going to take a lengthy answer so we will deal with it some other time and Charlotte and Charlotte

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all night Yes.

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Not necessarily, not necessarily but the there is something we need to know about. Some of the Hadith of the Prophet SAW Selim in ossola not every thing the prophets of Salaam says don't do becomes how long in a sense an A little cream

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and we'll cut off that's a big issue and

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so a lot of the things that Sam said don't do you will find like the prophets of Salaam prohibited recite he said don't recite the Quran in less than three. Why would a fan recite it in one night?

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Why?

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So a lot of the Navy which is don't do in the statements of the prophets are seldom they actually the scholars have classified them as mccoo.

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Okay as mccoo and some of them have classified them as this is earshot. This is a guidance from the province of it's a preference. It's a preference don't do this, it's better not to do it.

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Imam Shafi would would recite the Quran in such a short time as well.

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Didn't he know about the Hadith he knew about the Hadith of the Prophet SAW center?

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Where do these cars take this? They take it from some actions from the professor, the professor Some said that we should be who we throw can be marimekko do not resemble which tomorrow in the sense don't break to record inertia hood, this stands for the third. But the prophets are Simon authentic hadith he prayed with like this.

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Does that mean contradiction? No, that shows that the prophets of sadhana mainly says mainly do not pray with her as you pray melody. But if it happens,

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every now and then that's fine. That's what the scholars say. So taking one Hadith and then saying oh, that's it? No. There's always a context for how the hell it is implemented. So the scholars say, those scholars who recite the Quran

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in less than three days, those who pray all night, there's a lot of imams who used to pray Mr. Robot, but a lack of worry, for example, he was in Iraq as well. One of the main imams of a sooner It was a very stringent following follow over sooner. He never slept at night. never slept, you pray all night. So what about these collars they have what we call that wheel. They have to when they see that they had teeth is basically for the general people, it's not going to be good for them. But for them, they see they see a goodness and then they say I might be one of the exceptions, because the process of sediment gives general guidance.

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The professor gives general guidance, just like with Abu Bakar when the person said about you know the izhar going below the ankle. He said they are also like nasario starfy. Like my lower government, it goes down it gets news and it goes down. The province of Southern says in the colostomy that you are the Accept exception. You don't make it out of

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arrogance and kibble.

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So the person given that exception. So the scholars when they look at these they take rulings principles from these issues. So there are exceptions to the general rulings. Who knows this the scholars, the scholars, okay, so that would be the answer to this. So whether Abu hanifa he came across this hadith or not, but at least he was working according to some principles. Yeah.

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Cooper sits upon

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intending to do a good action.

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After the software he realizes that that has been correct.

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Okay, if someone is doing something good and do to us was a

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good intention?

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Yeah.

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What do you mean by intention is corrupted now it gets corrupted.

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Okay. The scholars say if you start an action like hon Hamburg, he said in German, how long will he come? And he explains the first Hadith. He says if you start an action with a good intention and it gets corrupted down the line, and then you correct it, then the action should be okay, inshallah. So you should fight against that kind of voussoirs from shaper, regardless of where it is. Take one more question. If there is and then we'll close it's been taken along.

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Let me give the brother because yeah.

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It's good. You changed your I'm glad you did that. Okay.

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On

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What's that?

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and

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sells sells an item from the wholesaler.

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Okay.

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Yeah.

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Yeah, I mean, this needs a lot of First of all,

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the very process needs some explanation, because it's done in various ways, like Amazon, right.

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So it's done in various ways. And

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today, this is an issue of debate among scholars, but most of the scholars today, they actually the leaning towards making it permissible.

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And the reason is that the very basic concepts of trade have changed. Because in the past, for you to own something, to own, like to own something, you need it, to possess it, it needed to be in your own like stores, it needed to be there. But today, even the very basic concepts of trade, that if I have a deal with you,

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without you sending in all the goods that I'm selling, without you sending them to me, but use straight away, post them to the customer, but there's a tacit agreement that I'm responsible for them, and they belong to me. So this call is said, Now what ownership means is actually changing these days because of online business. It's online. So a lot of these cars today, they say that's okay. But still, some of them are actually saying no, that's there's a lot of problems with this.

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That's why, as I said, the majority of the scholars say, it's basically like a proper sale. It's Yeah, yeah.

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Yeah, yeah. And that's, that's a big, I mean, there's a lot of details that go into this. And what I understood from a lot of questions and explanations is that if you are not in the business, it's really hard for you to understand the intricacies of it. There's a lot of small you know, ins and outs there. So, yeah, yeah, but this because you've started this the majority today of them, they say it's okay. It's okay. There's no issues with it inshallah. 5g era solo Suleiman, Amina Mohammed, why are you so happy you