Channel: Mufti Menk
Series: Mufti Menk - Ramadan 2014
Ramadhan with a Difference with Mufti Ismail Menk
Getting To Know The Companions Of Muhammad SAW (peace be upon him).
Mufti Menk discussing : Abu Ayyub Al-Ansari (RA) and Abu Tharr Al-Ghifari (RA)
Delivered at Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin Musjid
10 Ramadan 1435/2014
Salam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato.
smilla rahmanir rahim al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil alameen wa sallahu wa Sallim wa barik ala Nabi ramatuelle houda Mohamed el amin, ala alihi wa sahbihi wa Germain we praise Allah subhanho wa Taala we send blessings and salutations upon Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, his household and all his companions May Allah bless them all and bless every single one of us. My brothers and sisters this evening inshallah we will be going through a little bit of the lives of two of the companions of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam, who were not from Makkah to the mocha Rama, the first abou Berlin sorry, the minute you hear the name al Ansari, you should know that that refers to those of
Madina munawwara who looked after the mohajir Ian who came from Mecca, so I'll answer where the helpers they come from Madina munawwara when you hear a boo, boo, I'm sorry, it is a name of the one who hosted Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam when he came into Madina munawwara so as soon as we hear the name, we should know that Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam as when he arrived in Madina, munawwara stayed at this man's house Subhan Allah. The second that we will discuss this evening will be a great companion of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam, known as a Buddha Ellery farey, a Buddha Allah refectory from afar, we ask Allah subhanahu wa taala to grant us a lesson from
their lives and to make us from those who are acquainted with their sacrifices, and for us to be able to sacrifice as well for the sake of Allah subhanho wa Taala. So Abu Belen sorry, his name was Khalid bin Zayed. A brother asked me a question earlier that why did they have different names? The truth is, they were called by the names of either their children or something important in their lives some unique feature. So sometimes, for example, you have a person who had the sun, if the sun was called Omar, the man is known as about Omar, if the sun is called, for example, Abdullah he was known as Abu Abdullah, Abdul Rahman and so on. So it is the father of so and so sometimes, like in
the case of Abu hurayrah, he used to play with a little kitten when he was young. So they used to call him a bow here or Abu hurayrah, that the father of a little kitten, or it means a person who took care of the kitten, Abu hurayrah. Yet his name was Abdul Rahman, even Osaka. So in this case, you Ansari of the Allahu anhu his name was Khalid Ibn Zayd al Ansari, from the tribe of hazaragi. And he was a man who accepted Islam just before he dropped. There was the second pledge in acaba during the Hajj the year before hegira. And that was when approximately 73 men from Madina munawwara including or, and two females, so making them 75 in total, had met with Muhammad sallallahu alayhi
wa sallam during the season of Hajj. At that time, they used to engage in hajj, but they considered it a time of business deals and they used to worship their idols and so on, although they also used to go to Mena, and they also used to go to the blesseds lands, but they had changed what they were doing there into a business deal, and at the same time, just merrymaking enjoying feasting, and perhaps worshipping their idols and so on. So Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam met them at night, and he met them during the days of the Shrek in Mina, and he presented Islam to them they had come specially to meet him. And Abu Bakr Ansari was one of those and he had accepted Islam. A few
months later, Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam made the hegira because this meeting was in Malaysia, and these companions already started the Hydra as the year had changed, but Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam followed through three months later in the month of Ramadan while he arrived in Madina munawwara So initially, he arrived in Cuba, he spent a few days there he built the masjid Lamas, Jaden OC Salah taco, I mean, I mean, how cool
taco Murphy, Allah speaks of Masjid, Koba, the first Masjid that was built, Allah praises it and says that was a Masjid that was built upon piety, the first Masjid in Islam, Masjid Koba, Allah says, it is better for you to stand in that Masjid, then in the other Masjid that the people had made just nearby with the wrong intentions. So after that, after the few days, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam jumped onto his camera with his belongings and proceeded towards al Madina, munawwara which is not very far. And the people of Medina The answer was so excited and delighted each one once Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam to stay with him. So the one comes out
Muhammad Sallallahu sallam, this is my house, and the other one says O Muhammad Sallallahu wasallam here's my house. I'd like you to be with me Stay with us. You can stay for as long as you want. We will provide we will give what an honor, but Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. The problem was sorted by Allah subhanho wa Taala. He looked at them and he says, this candle of mine has been instructed to stop at a certain place. So leave it and let it move until it stops on its own and settles down.
there who have Maura according to one narration leave this camel of mine. It is instructed way exactly to sit. So what happened is Abu Bakr Ansari was one of those who was also willing for Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam to come to his place. The camel went around and each time it comes close to people, they were getting excited. And each time it passes, they became sad because they knew now it's passed until it came to you. But I'm sorry about the Allahu anhu his house and the little small space that he had in front of his house. And it sat down there Subhan Allah, how was the excitement you can imagine? It sat down there, and Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam got
off, he asked whose land it was the small piece of land belong to two orphans from banana jar. The Prophet sallallahu Sallam purchased the piece of land and began to build a Masjid there. And he stayed in the closest house which was the house of Abu al Ansari. And there is a very interesting story about this powerful companion, who was so lucky to have Mohammed Salah Salam stay with him for a number of days, some narrations take it to a few months. But in actual fact, we don't know the exact number of days. But it was until the masjid was built. And the houses or the rooms of the wives of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam may Allah be pleased upon all of them were actually
built. That is when he shifted. And when we say built, not like today, where it takes six months to build something because of how we do it. They it took a few days, they actually, you know, clean the land, dug a small Foundation, put up whatever they could, and a lot of it was actually with the palm branches, and a little bit of the stumps of the palm and so on. It was not with brick and what we see today. So about a ubelong, sorry about the Allahu anhu he was so happy he thanked Allah. He helped Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam with his belongings, and they were very few. And he says it was like I was carrying the treasures of the whole world in my hand. When I walked into my house,
so excited with the belongings of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam that fitted in my two hands. Imagine if we have to shift even now from one room to another wherever we are, we have to get help. Someone has to help me with my bags and my belongings and what have you. This was Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.
amoruso the most blessing of all creation, the highest rank of all, even the messengers, the highest in rank. And this is what he had very, very little. So I bore you, but I'm sorry. He says to Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam Rasulullah sallallahu sallam, my house has two stories. I'd like you to stay at the top. Because I wouldn't like to be beneath. I wouldn't like you to be beneath me. Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam told him no, it is more convenient for me to be at the bottom, there will be so many people coming to see me and meet me. And every time they come to the top, it's not going to be convenient. It's better for you to actually be at the top. So he obeyed
the instruction of Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam although in his heart, he still felt something. And so at night when he got up him and his wife to the top, they served Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam through the day. When he got up to the top.
He looked at his wife and she looked at him something was wrong. What did we do? How can we be on top of Muhammad Sallallahu sallam, it is wrong for us to be walking on top when he is underneath. So they couldn't sleep. And they avoided the center of that floor. When we say floor. It was just a small space that was on the higher level, not what we have today. They avoided the center. They actually walked on the sides and they slept right on the side but they did not manage to close their eyes in the morning. They got up very early back to Mohammed salatu salam and Abu Belen sorry about the Allahu anhu goes and says we could not sleep on messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam because we
having you beneath us How dare we are so sorry for having done this you must go up. So Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam again refused and again explained that look, you know, it is more convenient for me to be at the bottom until when it came to the following day. They were at the top and some utensil broke with some water in it. And they were so worried because that time you know it was not concrete as we have today. If some liquid had to drop, it would go through the leaves and it would drip on the person who was at the bottom. So they were so worried they quickly tried to wipe it up although they did not have pieces of cloth there because they were not so wealthy and so on. And in
the morning, they went to Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam and explained look, we finding it
Difficult we cannot be up when you are down. And that is when Muhammad sallahu wa salam agreed, and he went up to the top floor Subhana Allah, this was the relationship they had beautiful the respect they had of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam. Today sadly, we say we love Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam and we say we respect him. And we become passionate and we become people who really, you know, get excited about the statements. But whether we actually follow his example or not, is something that is far away. May Allah protect us. May He make us people who are not hypocritical, who only utter with their tongues, what they do not really prove with their actions. My brothers and
sisters, it's about time we showed the love with our actions as well. And this is why today, when someone tells you I love you, believe me nine times out of 10 they could be telling a lie, especially if it's online or on your phone. It's so simple to say I love you. But really, like I always say a lot of times people use the term lol You know, laugh out loud. Some say it means lots of love, but whatever. Laugh out loud when they say it. I think almost all of us have said it including myself when we haven't even laughed. May Allah protect us from being false. May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us ease and May Allah subhanho wa Taala opened our doors so if someone can
tell you that all the time and they haven't loved I'm sure it's quite easy for people to say love you and they don't even love you may Allah subhanho wa Taala make us not from amongst the hypocrites. So going back to Abu Belen, sorry radi Allahu anhu and his wife. They looked after Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. And after that Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam went to his rooms which were adjacent to the messenger sallallahu I'm sorry to the masjid of the messenger meaning unless you the nabawi which was quite a small machine at the time and abou balance it was his neighbor of the Allah And now, amazingly, they had such a beautiful relationship that whenever
Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam wanted to eat, it was so simple, he would go at a certain time to the house of Allah you and they would have the meal ready for him. So one day Mohammed Salah Salam came out and he saw Abu Bakr Siddiq or the Allah one and the two of them went to Abu Belen, sorry about the last one, and the meal was brought, or according to one narration about you balance it brought the meal to Muhammad Sallallahu sallam, and Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam looked at it now Abu al Ansari radi Allahu anhu says this was enough for two people Abu Bakar study for the Allah and Muhammad Salallahu Salam. So what I did is I brought it forth and he told me Go and call so many
people from the ansara 30 people, and I'm thinking how am I going to go and call 30 people
but he knew it was the instruction of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. So he went across, and he called 30 people they all ate. And they accepted Islam, those who are not Muslim. And when they went, he said call another so many. They did the same call another so many. He says there were more than 100 people who had eaten miraculously from the blessings of the food that was only meant to be for two people. This was one of the miracles of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam similar miracle that happened to Jesus May peace be upon him before where small amount of food was enough for so many people. This happened to Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam on many occasions, may Allah grant
us Baraka in our food with us we have so much to eat, and we cannot finish the food but still when we get up we are dis satisfied. May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us satisfaction with the little that we do have and may He make us from those who are not extravagant or wasteful.
Especially in the month of Ramadan. It is a month of fasting but some of us spell it wrongly we actually add an E to it becomes a month of feasting. May Allah subhanho wa Taala not make us from those. My brothers and sisters here is abou Belen sorry, he says, one day Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam came with Abu Bakr and Omar Abu Dhabi Allahu anhu map to my house. And it was not the time of food. But when I heard their voice at the door, I quickly rushed I was at the back looking after some of my date palms, and I rushed and they said we've come to have a meal. So he looked at Muhammad Sallallahu sallam, he says this is not your normal time. But please let me take this branch
of dates. Now there were three types of dates on the branch. One was the dry date. One was the right date and one was the wrong date. All these three have a speciality. So Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam looked and he was amazed that these three types of dates have come forth. He says, Oh, you had you only given us the dry it would have been enough. He said, No. I wanted to give you all the different types of date for you. Oh, Muhammad Sallallahu sallam, he looked at his wife. He says, Oh, my wife, you know how to bake. I want you to make me fresh bread. And then he went back and he slaughtered one of the small animals he had, he cut it and he actually roasted it while they were waiting in no
time he brought it forth. So there was three types of dates. There was hot bread, and there was fresh, freshly cut and roasted lamb Subhan Allah. So Mohammed salatu salam looks at it and he thanked Allah subhanho wa Taala he said
Are you? I asked you to take a little bit of this for my daughter, Fatima. She hasn't had this type of food in a while. I want to stop there. The story carries on, but I want to stop there. How many of us when we having a good meal, do we think of our families when they're not there? I think we do. It would be a sign of closeness to your family. You eating something nice. You say I wish my wife could taste this to panela don't just say taste this say I wish you could have this Subhana Allah. I wish my daughter could taste this or I wish they could have Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam you sent it for his daughter. So it would be a sooner of Mohammed salatu salam where you've tasted something
nice. Take a little bit for your family as well or get it sent there. It is not only good for you and your family as in your relationship, but it shows people that the families we need to be concerned about May Allah Subhana Allah Allah bless us. Let's go back to the story. So he sent some then he says, Oh, my companions, he's now talking to the three of them. And he says, voila, he with tears in his eyes. Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam says, Allah says in the Quran, from Allah alone.
indeed, you will definitely be asked and questioned and cross questioned about the gifts that we have bestowed upon you. This is one of the questions we are going to be asked about the food we've had, how we ate, what we did, how we cooked, how much we ate, who we gave, what happened, where we got it from, and how it was consumed. Subhan Allah, so he says, If you would like to know, the supplication to be supplicated when you are eating, when you commence, you should say Bismillah Bismillah meaning in the name of Allah. And when you complete your food, you should say Alhamdulillah he lady who ashba Anna arowana. Well, annamma Elena of Bala, which means I think I am
praise Allah subhanho wa Taala.
All praise is due to Allah subhanho wa Taala who has fooled us, meaning we are no longer hungry, who has fooled us and he has quenched our thirst and he has granted us so much gifts, and he gave us from the best of it. And he has bestowed us with his virtue. This is one of the two hours that is that can be read at the when a person has just finished eating and drinking. May Allah subhanho wa Taala make us from amongst those who are thankful to him not only in the DA, but even
in the obedience of Allah subhanho wa Taala so Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam looked at about you balance it says, I want to give you something, I want to see you tomorrow, please come and see me. So homerville harbor the Allahu anhu. Notice that Abu Belen Saudi Arabia Allahu anhu did not hear. So he says, Oh, you listen to what Muhammad Sallallahu wasallam says he says come back tomorrow. So the following day, you Belen Saudi Arabia Allah and went to Mohammed Salah Salam and Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam gave him a gift, a gift of a small or a young slave girl and told him this is a gift for you. She has been such a good slave girl. So kind she works very dedicated. look after her
and be kind to her. So he thanked Allah He thanked the messenger salatu salam, and they he took this slave girl home. So his wife says Who is this girl? So he explains from Muhammad Sallallahu sallam, and he told me to be kind to her. So she says,
and how are you going to be kind to her? So he says, I will free her so she will no longer be a slave. So the wife says, Subhana Allah, you are indeed a blessed man. And this is indeed the best way the correct way to do things. So he freed her Subhana Allah, and this is something that Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was expecting to have been done from Abu Belen sorry about the Allahu Allah. He was a man who spent a lot of time in the company of Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam defending him. It is reported the day he married Sophia Binti, Allah and he spent the night outside that camp in order to ensure that Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam was not harmed. Also in the hypocrisy we're
talking in the house of Mohammed Salah in the house is sorry in the house of Allah subhanho wa Taala some bad things about the Muslim in Abu Bakr Ansari radi Allahu anhu was the one who drove them out. He took them out upon the instruction of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam.
Now something I must mention about this great man, abou Belen sorry.
When I ishara, the Allahu Allah was accused of adultery by some of the hypocrites. His wife told him, oh, boy, did you hear what the people are saying? He said, Oh, keep quiet. Do not miss your tongue. Do you think you would do such a thing? Oh, my beloved wife. She said no, I would never do such a thing. So he looked at her and he says, well, then Ayesha is far better than you are the love on her. She would never ever do such a thing.
So Allah revealed versus praising you Belen sorry. And the verses are Lola it's me to move on me no no almina to be fusina
ob surah Noor Allah says, had the belief is not said to themselves when they heard this, that we will not be able to do this ourselves so Ayesha is indeed better than us. And they said immediately This is a fabrication and a lie. Do not spoil your tongue with this May Allah subhanho wa Taala protect our tongues from being spoiled, accusing those who are close to Allah subhanho wa Taala This is one of the virtues of Abu Belen sorry about the Allah when he passed away in
Constantinople or when they went for the conquest of Constantinople. He was one of them. And he remember the hadith of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam saying the first to conquer Constantinople or the first army to go there to try shall be forgiven. So on his deathbed, some of the leaders came to him and he said, Please take me with you until we get to the wall around Constantinople and bury me there. So that's exactly what they did. And today, his grave is in Turkey, what we would say turkey Subhan Allah this companion of Muhammad Sallallahu sallam, but his grave is somewhere in Istanbul, may Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us goodness and ease there is
actually a Masjid there. And it is named after him. So Pon au mosque, may Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us goodness and forgiveness he passed away approximately 52 or 54 Hijri and he was between 80 and 90 years old. According to the bulk of the narrations. This was about you, but I'm sorry about the Allah one. As for a boozer, Al Rifai, the other hero of ours, he was a man who was blunt, known for his bluntness, and directness. When I say blunt, I am saying direct without any beautification of a statement, he would tell you, you are wrong, you know, with us still we are quite diplomatic, when we want to say something we would greet and we would say it in a nice sweet way, a Buddha, no,
he had no time for all that he would say bluntly, you can be the ameerul momineen. But you are extravagant and you are wasting a lot of money. And Allah is going to ask you about it. And I'm warning you and I'm reading this verse to you. That's what he used to do to make fun of your loved one. And that's what he used to do to the other leaders. So much so that a Buddha referee, he never wanted food from anyone who was a leader or who had an official position because he used to say your money is contaminated. You have money, you have not earned it with your own hard sweat. You've just got it as a wage, Allahu Akbar. Yet it was not that what they earned was Haram, but he was so so
particular about what he ate what he wore, that he did not want it. We will come to a story in Sharla in a few moments, but let's talk about how he accepted Islam. He was a dark, dark in complexion man who was quite thin and tall. And he heard about Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam. So he there are two narrations, two main narrations as to how he accepted Islam. I'm going to mention one of them. So he tells his brother whose name was nice or nice, even lunada. So he tells his brother, he says, You know what? I've heard about this man in Macau. The next time you go to Macau, I'd like to see what happens. I'd like you to bring back information for me regarding this
man who is claiming to be calling towards Allah alone. So the brother says, Well, I'm leaving right now. So he left and he returned the following day or a few days later. Now, a Buddha Oliveri his name was going to be Buju nada. And I think I will use that name for a few moments today so that we continue remembering the name john, do people who do not follow the law and so what he did is when he was young, he never worshipped the idols. He always asked questions about what the people of the far had done. He was not from Mecca, nor was he from Medina. He was from a place far off, known as the father and his brother had come down and found out a little bit, went back to him and told him
listen, yes, the man I went to him, he is saying something that sounds like poetry. He calls towards one Allah. He's a very, very noble man, high character and conduct. So Abu
Dhabi, Allah when he says, that's not enough. Why don't you look after my family and my belongings and my business for a little while. Let me go out myself and see, the brother says no problem, you may go. So he went out to Makkah himself, but on his way his brother tells him remember, the co founder of maca will harm you if you tell them you came to see Mohammed because they don't like him. And they don't want what he is saying because he is saying something contrary to what their forefathers had brought. So June, two people who enter the Abu Dhabi for the long run. He arrived in muckety muck aroma and he was worried because he had a little bit of heat.
To him very little, and he didn't know who to talk to because he said if I talk to this man he might be for or against. I've got no idea. So one narration says Abu Bakr Siddiq, Allah who used to feed the people, anyone who wants to eat used to go to Abu Bakr Siddiq, and they used to have a few dates and they used to have what we call raisins today, raisins was something common that they used to eat, and that he fed this man and he noticed this man is from outside anyway, the man went away. Later on It is reported that he met up with Alibaba palabra de la and somehow he spent the night either with Abu Bakr Siddiq or the Allahu anhu or Alibaba Vitaly, but he didn't say anything. And
the following day, he came out again. And the same thing happened until he was asked a question. The question was asked to him either by alibaba alibaba and Alibaba Casa de la and
that you know what? It's the third day you are here. What is it that brought you here? I see you're doing no business. There's nothing much you're doing. You're just here, lounging around, roaming around. He says, Look, I can tell you But you promised me a few things. Promise me you will show me what I'm looking for, and promised me that you won't harm me. So when the promises were made, he says I've come all the way from the far
now he far was strategically located, you know, positioned in the northern part of the peninsula on the way to a sham where the caravans of grace used to go. So the people of reefer were known as highwayman. They used to sometimes way lay the caravans that used to go up and they used to steal or take the wealth. So far the minute you say the fire is a problem. Quraysh had a good deal with the fact that we are good people, we will give you so much and you don't harm us. So anyway, Abu Bakr says, Subhana Allah, let me take you to the man. So he showed him where Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam was. And now
a Buddha referee looked at him and says As salam o Allah Rasool Allah Subhana Allah Who is this man, a strange looking at Muhammad Sallallahu sallam, the first time the greeting As salam o Allah. Rasool Allah was ever used was a boozer al Rifai.
And they were only three or four people who had accepted Islam, not more. This was right when Islam was in its earliest stages. And the Buddha was the first outsider to come all on his own. And he looks and he says, oh, messenger, please read to me some of the poetry that you have. So Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam says it's not poetry, it is Quran and it is not mine, it is from Allah. So Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam recited verses of the Quran and a Buddha Rivera just heard a few verses and he says, to Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah wa rasuluh I bear witness, none worthy of worship besides Allah, what you have brought is the truth. It's over. I bear witness I am a Muslim. Muhammad
Sallallahu Sallam was surprised he says, Subhan Allah, Who are you and where are you from? He says, My name is Abu Dhabi. I am from the farm, and Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam says Subhana Allah Look how Allah brought someone from so far have to come here. Listen to a little bit of the Quran and accept the deen. So he stayed in Makkah for a few days with Abu Bakr, Siddiq
and Subhan Allah he learned a bit of Islam Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam told him Oh Buddha, Listen, do not tell the people of Makkah, you've accepted Islam, they will harm you. Now in his heart, he felt Hey, I need to do something people need to know that I follow the truth. He was excited he was happy. So anyway, he went one day, a few days later on to the way the Kaaba was and he says yamashiro Quraysh Oh, people have courage. I announced to you that I bear witness there is none worthy of worship besides Allah and I bear witness that Muhammad May peace be upon him is definitely the Messenger of Allah. So they beat him up so thoroughly, and they continued beating him up because
they were shocked a man from outside has come until al Abbas Ibn Abdul muttalib the uncle of Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam came and told Quraysh Quraysh stop if this man is from the farm, you know, the farm, we pass it with our caravans, you watch what his people will do to us now that they heard that we have beaten him up, you better leave him. So they left him immediately. They apologized. And they were really quite sad because they knew something might happen. But anyway, a Buddha he went back to Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam and Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam told him Didn't I tell you not to do this? He says but it was something in my heart I needed to get it done. So Allah
May Allah subhanho wa Taala bless us. So Mohammed salatu salam sent him back to his people and told him speak to them about Islam. Perhaps they will accept voila, he went back home. He spoke to his brother his brother accepted Islam. His mother accepted Islam, his family accepted Islam, and a lot of the people of Russia accepted Islam and the rest of them accepted Islam when Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam was in Madina, munawwara a Buddha referee. He sent the people of reefer in fact he came with the people of the fire they had come and Subhana Allah Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam made it to add he foreign Hoffer Allahu Allah whom remember this de la Riva Allahu Allah whom the people of the far
May Allah forgive them. They exist.
Islam Subhan Allah and in what condition, they hadn't even seen Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam yet, some of them and they had accepted Islam. So this was the man. Now this, a Buddha will refer you to people who do not have the law. And it's amazing how he was he was a very hard and strict person. He did not like the world at all. And he was a person whom, when the Battle of the book took place, something interesting happened.
The people who remain behind from the Battle of the book, we're all hypocrites, or a few of them had a valid excuse. So when they got to book, the Sahaba, we're counting those who are not there and saying, Oh Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam this man is not here. he's a he's like this or like that. Maybe this one's got an excuse that one, and they were about to mention a Buddha. And from a distance in the desert, they saw a figure looking like a man walking all alone with his belongings, and he was coming towards them. So they looked and they were wondering who is this man? Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says, Let it be a Buddha.
Why Buddha, Buddha Allah,
Allah and Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam used to smile when he used to see him and always greet him first. And whenever he was not there, he used to ask about him. So a little while later, when he came closer, they looked in this extra panel, ah, it is a Buddha. So Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam made a draft for him. And in fact, it was a prophecy that Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam had exclaimed on that day, he says, may Allah subhanahu wa taala Have mercy on this man. May Allah subhanho wa Taala Have mercy on this man Yeah, issue Idaho moved to Idaho,
lives alone, he walks alone. He has he lives alone, he will die alone and he will be resurrected alone. Subhana line he walked all the way alone. When he came they found out that his horse had given him some trouble so he actually had to abandon it and walk Subhan Allah. So this is why he was coming walking and he made it to Tobruk Subhana Allah Allah Allah Akbar. May Allah make us from those who are steadfast, may we be able to walk even for our Salah, even for our Salah, nobody's asking us to walk to the book, we are being asked to work for our Salah, may Allah make a steadfast we should be embarrassed when Salah is right next to us and we cannot fulfill May Allah subhanho wa
Taala grant us goodness. So this man, It is reported that at the time of man up near a fan,
it was quite difficult for him because he could not bear the way people have started turning towards the worldly life and building their houses and palaces, whether they will leave or not. And he always used to say, I don't agree with what's going on you people are forgetting that we are supposed to be building for Allah. One day a man came to him and looked at his house. He had nothing in his house, no even furniture, nothing at all. It was just him and his clothes. And that was his home. And he had a small animal that he used to milk for the milk. So the man asks him
Where is all your furniture? You know what he says? He says, Oh, I have another house. I send all my good furniture there. So the man says, where's your other house? He says, Oh, it's my palace. I send all my furniture and my good stuff. I just send it all the way there. So the man says but where is it? He pointed to the sky. He says that's where it is. Which means all my good deeds, I pack them and I send them to the top. My house is there. This is nothing. He says look, we are temporary. We are here I am preparing my furniture and my buildings for upstairs. Not for here right now. May Allah subhanahu wa taala grant us a lesson. So
at the time of admission of Nia fan, he agreed with the iPhone to be allowed to go to a place known as Alibaba because he could not stand some of the people and they could not stand him because he was quite hard and harsh. Like we said blunt, he would tell anyone Hey, this is haram and that's haram and you what you're doing is totally wrong. And he would read verses of the Quran making them feel so guilty. And so, it was right what he said he did never lie, but it was quite straightforward. So the people used to complain to the halifa all the time, look, a Buddha is very hard on us and so on. So he decided to move to a rabada which is approximately 200 kilometres towards the east of Madina
munawwara when he moved to Russia, he was alone. Remember the Hadith, the prophecy of Muhammad Sallallahu sallam, he was alone. And people used to come and visit him and so on. And one day he was on his deathbed and they did not have enough to cover him. him his wife and he's he's the person who served him the servant so his wife was crying Why are you crying? Oh, my beloved wife because we don't have anything to cover you. How are we going to bury you? We are so people we are so few we won't even be able to dig a pit to bury you. And there is no one here. So some of the narration say that a Buddha referred to the Allahu anhu said you know what? You cover me with whatever you have in
place my body on the road and whoever passes by you stand there and tell them this is a Buddha refinery. This is a Buddha
The companion of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and they will bury me. So it is reported that a group of people came through. There are two narrations one says, one group came through just before he passed away. And they offered to give him some coffin something to cover him. And he refused to take the cuff and telling them if any one of you have been famous, or you have been people who've worked in official rankings, and you've built yourself a house and you've taken a lot of land and so on, I don't want your belongings I don't want to be buried in something that was yours. So there was a young boy from the answer, who says I have nothing. And I didn't work for
anyone and I this is all my own belongings. That is when he took a piece of cloth. According to one narrations, according to another narration, his wife, and then when he passed away, they covered him and they took him to the side of the road and they put him on the side of the road in the heat of rabada. And the caravan came past with a man known as Abdullayev animus, Rudra De La Hoya and we have not yet spoken about this man, but inshallah we will. So when Abdullayev in the Masada the Allahu and passed, and he saw this body lying and a little boy with the body, he said, What is this? He said, Sorry, Buddha Sahib, Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam Abu
Dhabi Allah one and underline Masada. The Allahu anhu raised his voice crying, saying, Allah He I remember on the day of the book that Muhammad Sallallahu wasallam said this man will live alone and he will die alone and he will be resurrected all on his own. May Allah subhanho wa Taala bless this man. And this is when Abdullah hypno Masato the Allahu anhu had led the Salah of janazah or participated in it of this man, a Buddha, Allah and Allah May Allah subhanho wa Taala bless them and bless every single one of us. These were our heroes look at the lives they lead. They built the palaces of the Acela with us we are interested in building the palaces of the dunya We are not
saying that is wrong, but do not build the palaces of the dunya whilst foregoing that of the era, because we will always have to meet with Allah subhanho wa Taala there are some narrations of Abu Dar Al Rifai. He was a great companion who narrated so many hadith of Rasulullah sallallahu wasallam. I have written down one of the most powerful narrations, but I think I will ask you to go and check on it. He says, oh, Sony, le Li B Saba, my best friend has advised me to do seven things. So panela, seven things my best friend has advised me to do. And he mentioned seven items. I hope that you can actually go back and look into the books of Hadith and go and search what were the
seven items that Muhammad Sallallahu wasallam advised a Buddha will refer you with that he had made mention of May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us goodness wa sallahu wa salam wa barik ala nabina, Muhammad Subhan Allah Subhana Allah Mohammed kenisha to Allah Allah, Allah and Mr. Furukawa tooborac