Channel: Mufti Menk
Series: Mufti Menk - Ramadan 2009
Salam alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakaatuh
Bismillah Alhamdulillah wa Salatu was Salam ala rasulillah where Allah Allah He was happy woman instead of Buddha.
All praise is indeed due to Allah subhanho wa Taala blessings and salutations upon Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam We ask Allah subhanho wa Taala to bless us all, and to accept from us the prayer that we have just rendered. And we ask Allah Subhana Allah to Allah to make us from those who receive a complete reward for every letter that we have heard being pronounced from his word, the Quran, and we ask Allah subhanho wa Taala to make us from those who can be accepted in the dunya as well as in the Sierra, I mean,
on a dilemma, beloved brothers and sisters and dearest listeners, it is indeed a very, very fortunate moment from amongst the moments of this particular month of Ramadan. We ask Allah subhanho wa Taala to grant us every form of mercy. And we ask Allah subhanho wa Taala to make us from those who can take heed, for these are the words of Allah subhanho wa Taala. This evening we have a very intense topic, a topic that is of utmost importance of Sala to Mr. Dean Furman akarma, Hakata akarma Dean Omen had Mr. Half academic dean, Salah is one of the main pillars or the main pillar that upholds and uplifts the dean. Whoever holds it up will hold their Dean, whoever has discarded it has
destroyed their Deen in the Quran, Allah subhanho wa Taala has instructed us Firstly, to read our Salah to fulfill our prayers, the five daily prayers that we are speaking about this Allah, Allah subhanho wa Taala commands us in many places in the Quran. Listen to what he says in Surah Baqarah Aki masala da
da Kimmy, establish your Salah and give musica and find yourselves bowing with those who are bowing. So we ask Allah subhanho wa Taala to make us with what is known as Juma al muslimeen with those who are the congregation of the Muslim mean, and we ask Allah to grant us steadfastness. That is the first point the command of Salah this verse is repeated so many times in the Quran, in many, many different places. Then we have the second issue that is discussed by Allah subhanho wa Taala. This is in no order or sequence, but we are making mention of the points. Allah makes mention of the fact that your Salah must be for the sake of Allah Subhana Allah to Allah. We must not associate partners
when it comes to Salah. We never ever render any act of worship for anyone besides Allah. Allah says in Surah two Jin
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definitely the places of frustration belong to Allah alone. So never, ever call out or render any act of worship to anyone besides Allah subhanho wa Taala We ask Allah to grant us steadfastness. Then Allah subhanho wa Taala says in Surah Al Anam and we repeated this verse a few days back in la sala de wanna Suki Mama,
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hello Allah says, say O Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, that my prayer, my sacrifice my life, my death is all for the sake of Allah. No partner does he have and I am from amongst the first who have surrendered. May Allah make us from those who have surrendered as well. I mean, the third issue discussed regarding Salah in this Quran, Allah subhanho wa Taala praises those who fulfill their Salah properly, and Allah praises them from the very beginning in Surah Al Baqarah. He says, he calls them Alma chacun. He calls them those who are conscious of him because in order to fulfill your Salah, you need to have a man and believe in the unseen. No one would fulfill Salah if they did
not believe in the unseen. Allah says who the little turkey in the sporran is a means of guidance for those who are conscious of the Arab and larina You mean Oh Nabeel on eBay yo te Muna sala de la
de PUE. Those who believe in the unseen and who established their salah and spend from what Allah has granted them, look at how Allah praises them, he calls them rightly guided and there are many such verses. I am only I am only putting forth one or two verses from
every angle that the Quran has discussed the subject of Salah, because if we were to mention all the verses, we would be here all night. And then Subhana Allah, we would find tomorrow everybody would be telling me now we have more Abdullah clocks that we spoke about yesterday. May Allah protect us I think that everybody has memorized the term. Every time I see people they tell me look I'm not from amongst those who worship the clock, Allah protect us all inshallah. Then the next issue discussed by the Quran is the issue of the people are very important. We want to read our Salah, Allah has praised those who read their Salah. Now let's talk about where to face. Remember, we do not worship
the black box known as the Kaaba, we don't worship it at all. The only thing we use it for is direction for Salah, and we hold it in, in a high esteem and in very high regard islamically and spiritually because we all face that direction, and it is the house of Allah subhanho wa Taala so we respect it, but we don't worship it. Some people spread the rumor the non Muslims and they say you see these Muslims, they worship idols, and they worship this black black box that they have left there in Mecca. No, we only use it for direction. So Allah says many times in the Quran at least three times in Surah Baqarah for one
shot, Oh, God.
So face your face in the direction of Al Masjid al Haram. Hence, we are all facing that direction. Now I'd like you to just think of a certain miracle that occurs every single day when Iran is cold and all of us are standing for Salah just picture the Kaaba in the center. They are such that are made around the Kaaba, correct? Yes, they are. Then the biggest circle in Makkah. Everyone who's facing is facing the Kaaba, the biggest circle outside in the Middle East. Whoever is facing is facing the Kaaba, the biggest circle on the globe. Whoever is facing is facing the Kaaba Subhan Allah, everybody is facing that direction at once praying for Allah subhanho wa Taala. Sometimes the
timing is a little bit different here and there. But imagine those who move if we did not have walls. And if we did not have distances, it would be miraculous to watch billions of people actually frustrate for the sake of Allah. Allahu Akbar, Subhan Allah, Allah, all praises due to Allah, we are fortunate to be from that oma, now this direction is there so that no problems are caused because what would happen is rich men would say no, let's build a place of frustration facing my house. The other man would say no, my business has a big turnover. Let's face my business, the other one who say no, I've got a very pretty wife. So let's build a Masjid facing her house. May Allah protect us
all? May Allah grant us happiness in order to resolve the problem. Allah subhanho wa Taala says you will face this direction that's if then because some people thought that that direction is what we worship. Allah did clear that in Surah Al Baqarah, and he says, lay shall be
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Kita b1 IV in the vs alongwith. Allah says, Do not think for a moment that righteousness is in the direction you are facing. No righteousness is not in facing the east or the west. righteousness is the one who believes in Allah, the One who believes in the messenger who does good deeds who establishes the Salah, which means it is more important to establish your Salah, then the direction, though the direction is also important. What is of greater importance is the establishing of the Salah. And this comes to play when a person is confused about the Qibla the ruling of the Sheree as is just try and then you face so if I've tried for example, and I faced the wrong direction, but
after a trial, my Salah is accepted because the fulfillment of that Salah is far greater than the direction you are meant to be facing. But if someone faces the wrong direction intentionally when their Salah will not be valid, may Allah subhanho wa Taala protect us all then the next issue now we know where the Qibla is what should I do? I need to purify myself cleanse myself the forearm tech of that angle also Subhana Allah, the Quran speaks about Mahara and the Quran tells us in Surah Merida
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What Allah so what should you do? Wash your faces, wash your hands up to the elbows, wipe your head and wash your feet, Allahu Akbar. Now, sometimes we all know that when a person breaks when he does not, or she does not wash the place where that happened from but he or she would make Voodoo. So sometimes people say that doesn't make sense. No, it does. It makes sense. It is a spiritual cleansing over and above a physical cleansing. It is a spiritual cleansing which keeps away the devil and shavon. A person who remains in the condition of Voodoo 24 seven or tries to at least remain for as long as possible in the condition of hoodoo shall be protected even from the devil
entry fun. May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us all protection.
So Allah subhanho wa Taala then also clarifies the issue that you know, some people might think we are clean, we are smart, take a look at the non Muslims, they might appear to be very smart and very prim and proper. Only Allah knows how clean they are. Because they don't know sometimes that they are unclean, that Allah protect us. But with us, we need to arrive at a certain level of purity and cleanliness. Everyone must wash their feet. No one can say mine are quite clean, because then who's going to be the judge? When there's someone smelly and stinky in the masjid? And all of us are being affected by the man standing next to us, then he might think he's clean but Allah says no, if
everyone washes their feet and everyone washes their hands, then nobody will be unclean and nobody will disturb the others in salah and this is why it is important. We should not come to the masjid with different smells which are offensive like the smell of onion, the smell of garlic. The Hadith says wash your mouth properly before you come to the masjid. Even if you smoke there might not be a hadith about smoking, but I think it's worse than garlic and it's worse than onion. May Allah protect us.
Then we have another issue regarding Salah What did I say moments ago. Make sure you are fit enough to come to the masjid Allah speaks about bahara then Allah says you must wear your best clothes when you want to read Salah when you want to fulfill Salah when you are coming to the masjid wear clothes that are the best not in order to show off to people but to show off to your Creator to say Allah you gave me good clothing I'm wearing this Mashallah good abaya and Mashallah I'm wearing such a such a nice piece of clothing that will please my own creator and this is why it is makrooh for us to pick up at the masjid with our pajamas. Allah protect us. Early morning we come and we are
wearing something that we were sleeping with. It's makuu your Salah will be valid inshallah but take pride in the houses of Allah. Allah subhanho wa Taala says in Surah to Allah. Yeah, Bonnie danmaku Xena de como
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Oh Children of Adam, adorn yourself with beautiful clothing when you are going to the places of worship wherever you are going to put yourselves and meaning your heads down for prostration for the sake of Allah subhanho wa Taala. The term Masjid refers to the place of sujood so that place of solitude can either be a house of Allah subhanho wa Taala or it can be anywhere else that you are actually reading your Salah at the time of fulfilling your Salah dressed properly with proper good clothing. May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us protection also. It is wrong for us to come with clothing that has adverts on because we will be distracting others. Imagine you are in salah and
someone has a T shirt at the back. It is advertising the bargains at Spa so now it says spa the big bargains and the men can't wait to finish to get those bargains. So we are disturbing people. We should try not to have writing on our T shirts and not to have pictures and so on all that is against the etiquettes of Salah May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us all understanding then after we have dressed properly and we are ready to go to the masjid what happens? Look at the angles from which the court has discussed the issue of Salah Allah says there is something known as NIDA, NIDA meaning the event that is called out Allah subhanho wa Taala makes mention of this in a few places
in the Quran. One of them is when it comes to Juma. Allah says in Surah, two jamara either new DNS quality referring to the other end when the other one is called out for Joomla. That means there is an oven for Salah mentioned in the Quran. When Allah subhanho wa Taala makes mention of the fact that the disbelievers will laugh at us whenever we call our alarm, and whenever we come for Salah there is a possibility there are certain categories of this believers who will scoff and laugh and make a joke of it. A Lucha, Lucha voto, when you hear that you find some of the disbelievers getting upset, they get upset and they start joking and mocking and they come and try and block it and stop
it and this is disturbing us and that whereas when there is loud full blast music on a Saturday evening disturbing us until Sunday morning, then nobody complains May Allah protect us.
But whenever we have high
Ah you will find that is the call to success. Allah subhanho wa Taala says there will be people who don't want the success and there will be others who will come and block you. So listen to what Allah subhanho wa Taala says
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Whenever you call out for Salah they the group of people will scoff and make a joke out of it because they don't have understanding. May Allah subhanho wa Taala make us from those who can understand the call for success. If you want to achieve success, we need to come for Salah the Quran has discussed that angle as well. We will get to it in sha Allah.
Then the number of Salawat Allah subhanho wa Taala speaks about how it is spaced out tonight we heard this in la sala Taka
Allah says we have prescribed Salah upon the believers on fixed times. So it's not my time or yours fixed times for many, many reasons we don't have the time to go into those reasons tonight. But even like gives us the life and the memory one day we will go into the details of the timings of salah and how beneficial they are to uniform and govern our entire lives May Allah grant us inshallah uniformity and success. So Allah subhanho wa Taala says about the Salawat again a surah good Well it means sala de la
mina lay Allah says establish your Salah on both sides of the day and part of the night. So early morning we find ourselves in Salah in the evenings we find ourselves in Salah midday in salah and at night in Salah Subhana Allah these are the timings of Salah.
Then Allah subhanho wa Taala speaks about how Salah will automatically wipe out your sins. The same verse I read moments ago continues in Hashanah to say
definitely your good deeds will automatically wipe out your bad deeds. This is why when you come for Salah automatically if you have the right intention. Allah subhanho wa Taala will make you a spiritually elevated person. Don't we feel spiritually empowered after we come for Salah especially in the month of Ramadan, especially to Malaysia? May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us spiritual upliftment at all times. So Allah subhanho wa Taala makes mention of this in many places in the Quran. In fact in Surah Merida, Allah subhanho wa Taala told the Jewish people, Allah subhanho wa Taala told the people of Musa alayhis salaam, that if they establish their Salah, then he would
forgive their sins. Listen to what he says.
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Allah tells him if you do this and do that and do that, and part of it is if you establish your Salah, I will expiate your sins I will forgive your sins, I will replace your sins with good deeds and I will grant you Gemini in return. If that could apply to them. It applies to us as well. Allahu Akbar, Allah will grant us Jenna. If we establish Salah believe in Allah believe in the messengers, believe in the books and we do good deeds inshallah. We will be having Jana, then Allah subhanho wa Taala speaks about the laziness and the fact that hypocrites are the ones who are lazy inshallah we read the verses tonight.
The best way Allah subhanho wa Taala tells us or either camo de la sala de kamuzu Salah, yo
la isla de la. There are certain people when they stand up for Salah they stand very leisurely, and they only want to show the people that we were standing for Salah we were standing for Salah, but they don't really think of Allah much they don't even remember Allah subhanho wa Taala except a little in another Surah Surah to my own we all know it by heart inshallah Allah says for ya a little masala Nina levena humo Sala De Anza.
Destruction be upon those who read their Salah laziale those who are not very interested in the proper timings of Salah those
Those who leave their Salah until the last minute and then they want to rush those who let the time of the Salah lapse and then they say oh I wanted to read that salah and they continue doing that on a regular basis Allah says destruction be upon them and larina whom you are
those who are doing so in order to show others may Allah subhanahu wa taala grant us every form of protection.
Then Allah subhanho wa Taala speaks about the fact that Salah itself will help. Salah itself will help our other deeds be accepted if we fulfill Salah properly and if we fulfill Salah laziale This is a shocking verse. If we fulfill Salah laziale there is a possibility that even ours Raka will not be accepted. If we fulfill our Salah laziale there is a possibility that even our zakka will not be accepted. Listen to what Allah subhanho wa Taala says in Surah Toba regarding certain people whose whose Zakah was not accepted.
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Allah says, what is it that resulted in their sadaqa not being accepted besides the fact that whenever they used to read Salah they were very, very lazy. They were very, very lazy. So Allah says, Why must we accept this? They don't want to do that. You know, the hadith of abubaker acidic or the Allahu anhu He says, well, la de la casilla nama Sabina Salatu was, well Ah, he I will go out to fight those who have differentiated between salah and zakka. They are too far if they are mentioned together. When it comes to the Pillars of Islam. They are mentioned together in the Quran in many, many places, salah and zakka. I'm sure we all know that. So this is why Allah says you
don't want to establish your Salah you might give out your Sokka and fulfill your para but you won't achieve a reward for it. It might be rejected by Allah subhanho wa Taala May Allah subhanho wa Taala not do that to any one of us.
The next point Allah subhanho wa Taala tells us You should fulfill your Salah properly you must fulfill your Salah according to the times and according to the size of the Salah path. If you are on journey, then you may decide to now cut your Salah according to some of the mega HIV you must cut and according to the other modality you may decide to cut your Salah Allah mentions it in the Quran. So no one must have an excuse I was on journey well Allah gave you a discount so panela 50% discount in most cases low acaba then Allah says and if you are sick also no problem if you can't stand you must sit down if you can't sit you must lie down so Hannah law so no one can say I can't read my
Salah I was sick Allah gave you a discount a different type of a discount law cover. Then at times of war and the times of fear Allah says for in his tone very gentle and our cabana, Allah says so if you are feeling and if you are in a condition of war, then you can either eat Salah whilst you are standing or whilst you are writing no problem on your feet or on your on the backs of your horses meaning on your mode of transport. And today Mashallah we read Salah, even on the plain Mashallah. And we read Allah Subhana Allah
for the sake of Allah subhanho wa Taala on these modes of transport and we ask Allah subhanho wa Taala to accept it from us, he has permitted it because at times what happens is, we have no other choice but to lead our Salah on the aircraft. So Allah subhanho wa Taala gives us all these Li ways in the Quran. And these are verses that are mentioned Subhana Allah, Allah, in fact, a verse we read tonight regarding Salah of fear Allah says what either Baba tune in our olivella is
who me now swallow it in his tomb. Allah says if you are fearing whilst you are traveling on the earth, and you are in fear because of war, Allah says no problem in changing the type of Salah you read and then Allah describes that Salah in the verses later, this verse some of the Allah mercy it is referring to Salah on a journey and others say it is referring to Salah which means the Salah at times of war because it is a different type of a Salah at times of war for your information, the sufu for all day one line goes in such as that while the other one is standing and watching then when that one comes up from such that this one goes down. Amazing. You know Holly didn't worry,
there'll be a lot more I know. He was with the enemies at one stage and he said we will whack these people when they are Institute and that is when Salah to hope was revealed by Allah subhanho wa Taala he was shocked because he knew Salah to be everyone going out in CG. So when everyone is going down in situ that what happens is that the kuffaar would be able to attack all of them one time
But Allah subhanho wa Taala at that juncture review the different type of Salah amazing look at the miracle.
So Holly, there will be Allahu anhu later on when he became a Muslim he said I knew this was right because imagine even my ideas Allah knew them love Akbar and Allah subhanho wa Taala revealed these verses so that is a different type of masala Now let's look at the plan of shape and what is shape plans plan the shape on want me to read Sala no listen to what Allah subhanho wa Taala says in Surah Calma EDA and we need to realize the plan of shape and Allah says in theory the shape
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is to create enmity between you through drinking and through gambling. A person is drunk, enmity is created. That's not our subject today, but the person Gamble's as well enmity is created and what happens, a person who is like that Allah subhanho wa Taala says they fall into shape and trap, shape and trap involves two things. Firstly, to make you forget Allah that Allah even exists. shavon wants you to become oblivious of the remembrance of Allah in totality. Then the second thing is shavon wants to divert you from Salah as well. This is why when we come to the masjid shavon will make us feel hot. Then shaytan will say this fan is blowing slate on me as a fan would say the light is too
much then a fan will say the sound is too loud. Mashallah, may Allah reward the Brother Mohammed who is responsible for the sound beautiful sound, it's keeping us awake and hamdulillah we thank Allah subhanho wa Taala for that and we ask Allah to reward him and all those who have made this a success in sha Allah. So the reality is we must not complain because let's shake hands plan What did I tell you? We spoke about it in depth che plans plan is to turn us away from Salah from the very beginning, he will tell you know you late now just don't go because now you late you're gonna arrive there and look like a fool getting into the masjid when everyone is getting out. And this is why
sometimes we have people who are quite mischievious when they are coming out of the masjid for Salah to Asia, and they notice late comers they tell them Brother, you are early for your brother. Well, I that is actually a comment that is very cutting. No, they came late. So at least they didn't fall prey to a fan. But if you are coming late every single day, there's a big problem. Let me tell you what happens. It's not correct for us to turn around and watch the faces of those who've come late. But if you were to do that, and if it was allowed, very sadly, the same people are late every single day. Amazing. If that's the case, then surely we need to start making a little bit of progress by
coming early. And let's leave whatever is trying to hinder us to come to the masjid in the house of Allah subhanho wa Taala because we don't want to fall prey to shape on the next issue that Allah subhanho wa Taala speaks about. He says he discusses Who is the one who is going to be steadfast on salah and in Surah Al Anam Allah says it is only those who believe in Allah and in the last day and who believe in the Quran. One levena You mean Oh, Naveen, Pharaoh to me know Nabil wa Humala Sala team you have
it is those who believe in the last day, who believe in the messenger who believe in the Quran, who have been
steadfast with their salah and they establish their Salah properly, may Allah subhanho wa Taala make us from amongst them. Then Allah subhanho wa Taala speaks about the fact that if you have disbelievers who might have fought you Who are your enemies, they become your brothers instantly, by doing what? by declaring the Shahada, establishing salah and giving zakat. So Allah says, For
taboo, and this verse is in Surah, two Toba for
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and they establish salah and they give zakah they automatically become your brother's indien instantly, may Allah subhanahu wa taala grant us love for all those who establish Allah and may make us from amongst them in sha Allah. Then Allah subhanho wa Taala speaks about the oppression of the one who wants to stop the use of the house of Allah subhanho wa Taala for something that will enhance the remembrance of Allah subhanho wa Taala in Surah Al Baqarah Allah says, omen of lamb omim mana messaggi de la he a Gaddafi has Mousavi hora.
Can they be anyone more oppressive than the one who is blocking Islamic activity from the masjid from the house of Allah subhanho wa Taala activity
That will enhance the remembrance of Allah whether it is Salah whether it is a lecture will no matter what it is whether it is a Tafseer whether it is an explanation of Hadith, those who block that Allah subhanho wa Taala is warning them because the houses of Allah subhanho wa Taala are there to increase the spirituality of an individual and Allah subhanho wa Taala in likens them with Abu Johanna. What did Abu Jamal do? He was one of the enemies of Islam and in Surah in Surah, Allah Allah, Allah subhanho wa Taala speaks about him.
Do you see the one who is blocking the worship or when he's trying to read Salah that was Abu Jamal when the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was trying to read Salah Abu Jamal came and tried to beat him and block him and stop him. And Allah says nay This is the house of Allah. You can't do that. Allah will curse you if you do that Allah protect myself and yourself. And this is why it is very important for those whom Allah has put in authority within the massagin. To understand that they must use the masjid for Islamic activity, proper Islamic activity that will benefit the Muslim Ummah because it will either be for them or against them on the day of the AMA that you were placed
in charge of the massaged by Allah subhanho wa Taala. How did you utilize that house of Allah? Did you make it your own house? According to your whims and fancies? According to the law of Allah subhanho wa Taala Did you utilize the masjid to its full capacity? Did the people of the community benefit from that machine in the full capacity? Or did your rules and regulations result in people running away from the machine if that's the case, you will be caught by the neck on the day of the arm and thrown into the fire of jahannam because Allah says they can be no one more oppressive than such a person Allahu Akbar. This is why it is so dangerous to be on the mosque have to be on the
committee of a mosque. When I say dangerous, I mean, it is a huge responsibility. And only those who have deep knowledge of this Deen will understand the responsibility that there is when Allah subhanho wa Taala places on your shoulders to be on a committee that is running a Masjid May Allah subhanho wa Taala open the doors for every single one of us. That having been said, it is a great reward as well to be on the same committee if you are fit for it, and to be fit for it. You need to have Islamic knowledge. You need to be directly under the guidance of Allah. If you are making your own decisions you are wrong even if you happen to be slightly in conformance with what Allah has
said. But if you have no knowledge and you are making rulings and regulations for the house of Allah, you are wrong May Allah protect us. It's like a plumber making decisions for a doctor. I think this example was given so many times he will decide to put a copper pipe when there is a heart problem. May Allah subhanahu wa taala protect the soul and he will still think he is solving the problem. Then Allah subhanho wa Taala speaks about
how to achieve assistance through Salah in Surah Baqarah Allah says
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Shireen oh you who believe seek assistance in your whole life. seek assistance for all your affairs through establishing salah and bearing patience and definitely It is not easy to establish Salah except for those who are humble and have humility for the sake of Allah subhanho wa Taala so you want assistance in your life, you need to establish Salah let's take a look at what Allah subhanho wa Taala says thereafter. Allah says we need to also keep a portion of Salah that we will read in our homes not only in the houses of Allah but but as well as the houses we need to live and listen to what Allah says in Surah Yunus to Moosa Allah His Salatu was Salam. Allah says,
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Allah subhanho wa Taala is instructing Moosa and his brother Harun Allah salam, to provide houses and dwellings for the people for his people within Egypt when they shifted to Egypt. And Allah says, and take make your houses also places of worship, which means keep a portion of your Salah that you will read in your houses. It is the Sunnah of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam to read for up in the masjid and to read the sooner and the Nuffield at your house amazing. So your children can watch that you are reading salah and they can also grow up with that as well as the surroundings of your house can be blessed with the prayer that you are praying in the house. So to make your father
in the masjid and you assume that nothing at home is a Sunnah of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam but
What we should understand is if out of laziness, we're going to go home and forget about it then we'd rather eat in the masjid and I think that is the case with the bulk of us. So May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us the ability to understand and to put into practice. Then Allah subhanho wa Taala speaks about sujood such that in the Quran there are many verses in the Quran way as such that is mentioned with frustration is mentioned. And Allah subhanho wa Taala has divided these verses into three we are instructed to make such that at those times, what are these times when Allah tells us Oh, you who believe make us a Judah, prostrate for my sake, we immediately fall
prostrate. Then the other types of verses when Allah subhanho wa Taala is telling us how people in the past and how other creatures have prostrated to Allah, we declare that we are creatures and we immediately prostrate. Then Allah tells us how some people rejected to prostrate when they were commanded to prostrate out of arrogance like Iran and those people, then we immediately prostrate in order to subtract us and to take us out of that equation of arrogance. So that we can be from amongst those who are fulfilling the law of Allah subhanho wa Taala and we abide by so these are known as verses of such that they are also included when when we discuss the issue of prayer that is
mentioned in the Quran. When Allah subhanho wa Taala speaks about the sin that there is for leaving Salah, the sin that they is believing so Allah and Allah subhanho wa Taala speaks about that. As well as the fact that when someone has read their Salah immediately after Salah they engage in a sin, that is a far more dangerous sin. Why? Because you've just come out you've just plucked out from communication with Allah subhanho wa Taala and you want to start live, you want to start cheating and deceiving Allahu Akbar, may Allah protect us. This is why as true Muslims, if someone wants us to be completely honest,
we are meant to be honest at all times, but straight after doing a good deed, we should be even more honest. May Allah protect us all and grant us understanding why we are fasting we lie. What's the point of fasting? immediately on opening our fast we cheat, we steal we commit sin what was the point of fasting? So Allah subhanho wa Taala speaks about this issue in Surah. EDA, regarding certain people who had to bear witness, Allah says that be sooner who may mean baddies Salah t you must hold them back after salah and then you asked him the questions. Then another point Allah subhanho wa Taala speaks about is the reward of Salah. Now my dearest listeners, let me inform you
that the reward of Salah is firstly in the dunya and then in the era, you want to see your life change I promise you it will change just establish your Salah you read your five Salah without being lazy. When you cross the first 40 days you will notice your life's doors of goodness opening Subhanallah and believe me that's a guarantee.
Some people think that no I've read my Salah for three days now I've read five sala de you were supposed to have done that your whole life you're not going to see results in three days. Some tablets you have a course of it which takes two months, three months. You can't just have two tablets and say but I'm not yet better Allahu Akbar. So the same applies with Salah if Allah once he can show you the benefit immediately. What would happen is fulfill your five Salah have an intention to continue doing that for the rest of your life. Then see what happens. I guarantee you every single problem of yours will be resolved because it will draw you closer to Allah. One of the points
that is discussed in the Quran Allah subhanho wa Taala says Salah itself will prohibit you from evil deeds and immorality if you fulfill it properly listen to what Allah says in Surah to Lanka boots, or to Luma oh here in a camino kita Okay, nice, Allah.
even more go read what Allah has revealed to you in terms of the book The Koran and establish your Salah For indeed Salah will prohibit you from immorality and evil.
That is a study on its own. There is a subject on its own and a topic on its own house Allah protects a human being from evil and immorality. May Allah subhanho wa Taala keep us protected at all times. So Allah subhanho wa Taala speaks about the reward of Salah in the Akira and he says on to the Mooney fusi comin, hiding taggi Do
whatever you have forwarded for the sake of yourselves whatever you yourselves have forwarded, obviously for the sake of Allah but for your own benefit. You have forwarded it for your own benefit for the sake of Allah subhanho wa Taala Allah will keep that reward for you and you will see it the dunya as well as we are here. Now Allah subhanho wa Taala make us steadfast
Then very beautifully Salah is actually an act of worship that will reduce our stress levels. The Quran speaks about it. And Allah Subhana Allah says in Surah to an agent regarding the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, Allah Kadena Mo. naka de casa de Luca de Maria poo fossa, baby ham the Arabic our minister GD O Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam we know that whatever they are saying they are spreading rumors about you that you are a womanizer you are behind money you are after control you are after power and so on. All those rumors that they are spreading about you, we know that they are causing your chest to be narrowed which means you know you are concerned about them
it's stressing you up. So what you do praise Allah and find yourself in this in the condition of frustration a lot B from those who prostrate. Now prostration if you are in that position, it is the only position where the brain is lower than the heart Subhana Allah so the blood that is pumping to the brain is effortless, it will help a person whose cholesterol is high, when you are in the condition of sujood because naturally there is no effort when the oxygenated blood is being pumped into the brain. Amazing. And this is why it is said that should you will help relieve your stress just to do it itself. Even just the position of sudo Subhana Allah and we find it a burden to go and
make some good luck about that position of frustration is a sacred position. It is only to be rendered for the one who created me and you it is haram and prohibited to render that position for any one else. Any creature that Allah has created no matter who it is, may Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us all understanding and protection. So here Allah subhanho wa Taala is mentioning how it is actually a point of release of stress. Salah is also a point of mercy Allah says, Allah come to the moon after speaking about Salah, he says fulfill your Salah, so that you can be from amongst those who is whom Allah has mercy on so that you can have mercy on yourself. So if you want mercy, you
need to fulfill your Salah May Allah subhanahu wa taala grant us fulfillment of the Salah you want success? Didn't we say moments ago Hey Alan Pollock means come to success. Allah says in the opening verses of surah Menon of la mina levena whom de Sala team hace
successful other believers who concentrate in their Salah, so they read their Salah, but now what is discussed is not the quantity, but the quality. So you want success, improve the quality of your Salah May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us the best inshallah of this dunya as well as the look at how powerfully Allah subhanho wa Taala speaks about success and the fact that success is definitely connected to the quality of the Salah that we read. In fact, in look in Surah lukeman Allah subhanho wa Taala speaks about the fact that the guidance is from Allah subhanho wa Taala Allah insha Allah houden Mira beam, una he can move me
those who establish their Salah are the ones who are rightly guided and those who establish Salah are the ones who are successful in every single way. Success is not measured by how much wealth you have, but is measured by your contentment if Allah has kept you happy with whatever he has granted you, you must know you are successful. May Allah subhanahu wa taala grant that to us, then there is something amazing. Allah says do not let your wealth and do not let your children distract you from Salah. This verse is repeated more than once in the Quran. The destruction from Salah Allah praises certain people in Surah Surah Allah says region
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those men whom Allah is praising Allah says nothing distracts them from their salah and their soccer neither business. No a good deal will distract them from their salah and their soccer. May Allah subhanho wa Taala never ever distract us from our Salah. Another verse also Allah says in Surah tomonaga goon yeah levena Amano la
kumada una de como de O you who believe do not allow your wealth and your children to distract you from the remembrance of Allah subhanho wa Taala so let's take heed inshallah, then there is something beautiful
when you fulfill your Salah properly
Allah will show it to others on your face. Amazing. You will have a sign on your face. And in order for someone to see it on your face, they will need to be pious as well. Sometimes with us and I've said this many times I need to repeat it. We look at someone fade in complexion and we say Mashallah so much new. Not realizing that nude has got nothing to do with your complexion. You can be as dark as charcoal, but you can have a lot of new Subhanallah it's new is something totally different. It is a shine that Allah puts on your face, sci fi Mojo II
mean, after his Sudoku, the Allah says they will be signs on their faces, from the marks of sujood. The sajida will leave on their faces a different type of a shine. Some people think that when you've got a little spot on your forehead, then that is a sign of sujood You know, that's not correct, not necessarily, but the shine on your face will give away your piety. May Allah subhanho wa Taala help us to distinguish between those who are close to him and those who are far so that we can become close to those who are close to him. Allahumma in nanosilica, hubback man you hit book, Obama Nuka Cola, we asked you to love us. We asked you for your love. And we asked you the love of those who
love you and whom you love Allahu Akbar, Allah subhanho wa Taala granted to us. Another very interesting point is not only should we be fulfilling our foreign Salah, but even at night, we should be reading nephila and 200 Allah speaks about it. And Allah says in Surah Surah as well as soon as Muslim in Allah says in Surah Surah wamena Laney Fattah had Jeddah Vina Villa de la casa de caribou cama cama moda at night, you should engage in that Salah as a voluntary prayer for the sake of Allah so that he can grant you that lofty rank that he has promised you O Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam on the day of Yama Subhan Allah. So we also want to lofty rank, don't we? Let's
also stand up into June, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam used to stand up until his feet were swollen lockable, yet he is the first to intergender Allahu Akbar Kabira.
So then Allah subhanho wa Taala describes the Salah of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam in Surah, Muzammil and the loss is
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If I mean alanine Allah, Allah is describing the Salah of the messenger and some of the companions that they used to stand in Salah every single night not only in Ramadan, for most of the nights of hamdulillah they used to stand in Salah with us. I think sometimes we find it difficult even in the month of Ramadan for two hours for sometimes maximum of three hours to come to the masjid to the house of Allah subhanho wa Taala what beats me is if you go to the churches around us, you will find that at times they spend hours on end on a weekly basis, sometimes two three times a week, and they continue in their acts of worship until late at night. Yet they are in balance they are in clear
misguidance if only they had the Quran, Allah IE they would remain in the massager forever and ever. Now Allah subhanho wa Taala give us guidance.
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the punishment of those who leave their Salah I've mentioned that but let's read the verse in Surah Miriam Allah says for hola Mubarak de him funfun
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Allah says they came after those messengers, a group of people who left their salah and they turned away so Allah says they will be thrown into destruction. May Allah not throw us into destruction. Sometimes we've got problems in our lives, probably we forgotten our own creator. Now Allah subhanho wa Taala never let that happen to us. Then a few more points.
Allah subhanho wa Taala speaks about the people in jahannam the fact that those from Jenna will ask those from jahannam Why did you go to Johanna What made you go to jahannam? You know what the people will say? Listen to what Allah says in Surah Thelma
Anil Mooji Romina masala comfy soccer, the people of Ghana will ask the Muslims and the criminals what is it that drove you to soccer? Soccer is a level of jahannam a very dangerous level of jahannam so they will say lambda kamina masani we did not use to read our Salah Hakuna miskeen and we never used to give out our charities to the poor.
So now we are in jahannam. Imagine Allah is describing the discussion telling you that they will be asked what drove you to Jannah and the issue they will mention is we didn't use to read our Salah. I think that is enough for all of us to start establishing our Salah because we believe that there is Jenna and Johanna May Allah subhanho wa Taala keep us steadfast. Then Allah subhanho wa Taala has asked not only us but even the messengers to instruct our family members to read Salah what more Allah cabbie Salatu was puppy rally.
Lana's Aloo carries ko Allah is telling Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and the other messengers and the lesson is for all of us. At the end of Surah Taha Allah is saying command and instruct your family members to establish Salah how many of us can command and instruct our family members to read Salah when it comes to an outing to the school prize giving and this and they have a play in the evening we are quick to take them to the school and we are quick to spend the night out with them and many nights out with them for a play and for a school function when it comes to the function of Allah subhanho wa Taala we can't even bring them to the massager May Allah subhanho wa
Taala keep us away from hypocrisy. May He make us powerful Muslims insha Allah, then Allah subhanho wa Taala speaks about the same point. You look man Alayhi Salam called his son, Allah love the way he did it so much that Allah mentions it in the whole sutra known as Rockman. He speaks so beautifully to his son he says yeah. Oh my beautiful son. Okay Miss salata establish your prayer. I can't explain it to you more. Look, man and he Salam tells his son, I think the lesson is for all of us as well is Marie Lally Salam used to tell his family members to establish Salah that Allah loved it so much. He mentioned it also in Surah Maryam and Allah praises his mind and he said um, what can
I Morrow Allahu Allah, he was Zakah he used to always encourage and and instruct his family members to establish salah and to give out Zakah then Allah subhanho wa Taala speaks about how amazingly It is our duty to make dua that he makes us steadfast on salah and he makes our family members steadfast on Salah you need to do our sometimes it's not easy shape man comes to you Let's make dua to Allah that Allah keeps shape and away from us when it comes to share fun. Listen to what Allah says in Surah t Brahim regarding Ibrahim alayhi salatu wa sallam, he said, Robbie Gianni Maki masala to Allah make me from amongst those who establishes his Salah amin reality and even from my whole
progeny, not only my children, my children's children and those to come up to the Delphia. May Allah keep them steadfast on Allah Subhana Allah how many of us make dua for ourselves, our children, and for those from our offspring who are not yet here whom we never we may never get to see in our lives. How many of us have made to our for those May Allah subhanho wa Taala Grandis understanding also, the last point I'd like to mention is immediately after any act of worship, any dua and prayer that you make thereafter, in sha Allah, Allah will accept you. And this is why one of the times of the acceptance of da is immediately after your Salah or in the last Gada of your Salah. Now you've
completed your Salah just before Salaam and just after Salam. Those are two times when do is accepted even the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam used to make dua at both these times. Just as Salah was to be complete before Salam he made the dua and just as he completed Salah He also made the do out we asked Allah subhanho wa Taala to grant us every form of success. This was a powerful topic because it is the topic of Salah we have discussed only the angles that the Quran has directly discussed. I think it is a miracle to witness how the verses are so vast and yet we never come to it sometimes because we don't even realize and understand how broad the Quran is. May Allah open our
minds and hearts towards the Quran or sallallahu wasallam albaraka Allah Nabina Muhammad Subhan Allah Subhana Allah morbihan the Ganesha to Allah ilaha illa Anta nestable Furukawa tubo unique