» Earn on-going rewards and help us do more! «

Ramadan 2021 Boost #08

share this pageShare Page
Mufti Menk

Channel: Mufti Menk

Series:

Episode Notes

Episode Transcript

© No part of this transcript may be copied or referenced or transmitted in any way whatsoever. Transcripts are auto-generated and thus will be be inaccurate. We are working on a system to allow volunteers to edit transcripts in a controlled system.


00:00:00--> 00:00:09

llahi wabarakatu Bismillah he will hamdu Lillah wa Salatu was Salam ala rasulillah he was early he was having a week off from oven has passed, and

00:00:12--> 00:01:03

where the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam has said close to the end of time, time will crumble. And, you know, a year will seem like perhaps a month, a month, perhaps like a week, a week, perhaps like a day and so on. So, this is something that we feel I feel it because the year has passed so quickly, I vividly recall last Ramadan, we had restrictions due to the Coronavirus and in fact, I want to start off by addressing the issue of the Coronavirus. I've had messages from lots of people in India, saying that Please pray for us. Because there are many cases and many deaths. And there is a lot happening. People are frightened people are struggling with anxiety. My brothers and sisters,

00:01:03--> 00:01:39

if you test positive, it's not the end of the world. No need to panic insha Allah, take it in your stride. Allah subhanho wa Taala will open your doors, Allah subhanho wa Taala will make it easy for you, Allah will grant you Shiva, Allah will grant you Shiva. That's one thing you need to remember. So it's not the end of the world. If you test positive, you need to know that very few people would actually then die as a result. But you must make sure that you have taken your medication. I for one, actually,

00:01:41--> 00:02:12

especially if I've been out and I come back, I like to do the steaming Subhanallah because it's very important that we take care of our health. We have an issue when it comes to taking precaution. Some people say that if you're taking precautions, your Eman is weak, that is nonsense. SubhanAllah we're taught to take precautions Subhanallah and we must make sure that we take these precautions because it is part and parcel of our duty unto Allah regard.

00:02:16--> 00:02:17

So

00:02:18--> 00:02:32

yes, this is live Actually, I'm watching the comments. And in fact, the connection from Zimbabwe is terrible. I think we do have some of the worst internet perhaps and I normally don't like to go live anymore because of that. SubhanAllah

00:02:33--> 00:02:54

No, it's not pre recorded. Someone's saying it's pre recorded there. It's actually a live session. Mashallah. So my brothers and sisters speaking about the Coronavirus, people are saying the numbers are increasing especially in India. And in some other countries, may Allah subhanho wa Taala make it easy for all of you, wherever you are.

00:02:57--> 00:03:40

precautions you know we are in the month of Ramadan, people are actually going to the masjid which is a good thing I have been to the masjid I've been leading the Salah, I've been delivering lectures, but we have been taking some level of precautions. So we do put on the mask wherever we can. And at the same time, we also try our best to keep a little bit of a distance between ourselves and we don't shake hands and hug and embrace. We also use a sanitizer Now, I know there are people who are saying so much about it, you can't do this, you're a Muslim, where's your belief in Allah. All this is part and parcel of belief in Allah subhanho wa Taala. So many people are being affected,

00:03:40--> 00:04:07

not only about dying, it's also about your health being affected negatively long term, people are actually being affected in such a way that they don't know what's hit them. And some people have so many different effects that are lingering after they have been cured of this virus. So we ask Allah to help us all remember, while we are excited, while we're excited about

00:04:09--> 00:04:51

the massage being open, the lock downs being lifted and so on. Remember to be responsible, just be a little responsible. I've had so many people regret the irresponsible behavior, and they keep telling me Please let the people know, just be a little responsible. It's not going to be nice when you lose your loved ones May Allah subhanho wa Taala protect us and grant us goodness. So I'm just going to go through a few of these comments seeing that this is live tonight. It's the eighth boost and I'm sitting here in Zimbabwe and I'm actually looking at the comments and speaking to you may Allah subhanho wa Taala grant cure to everyone. Yes, may he protect all of us. Someone is saying

00:04:51--> 00:04:56

Mashallah. JazakAllah fair. You are best. No, we all are the best if we do the right things.

00:05:00--> 00:05:10

And someone is saying please answer me. I mean, answer me for what? What is the question? That's the thing. If it's very long, I won't be able to read it because there are so many

00:05:11--> 00:05:44

fasts that sorry, the messages are going very fast. That was one message saying if I've eaten accidentally What should I do? ignore it and continue fasting stop soon as you remember. And continue fasting the fastest, correct? I have a kid series that I've done this year. And in that I have one which is entitled What if I've eaten? Or what if I forgot that I was fasting? So watch that, although it's for children, but you may benefit from it. What is your first language? Someone said fast language? Okay, the first language is English. SubhanAllah.

00:05:45--> 00:06:18

That's my, you can call it mother tongue depending on what exactly the term mother tongue means. It's the language that you grew up with completely. So my brothers and sisters, let's talk about how quickly Ramadan is moving. I want to know from you. How much have you done? What dedication have you put in place for the month of Ramadan? What are you doing seven days have gone eighth? Tara Williams Subhan Allah and how much of the Quran have you covered? What have you been doing?

00:06:19--> 00:07:01

Subhana Allah in some ways, in fact, it's the ninth. So eight fasts gone and this is the nine someone is saying I'm 10 years old, I fasted and hamdulillah May Allah protect you and grant your goodness. I don't want from Atlanta to finish. Someone says, Well, you can continue after I'm a van with the six fasts of Shawwal. And with the 13 1415 fast of every lunar month, as well as the Mondays and Thursdays which are sooner fasts Alhamdulillah. So that's a good thing. May Allah subhanho wa Taala reward us for that if you don't want the month to end, and none of us want the month to end. But we need to continue with the link that we've developed with the Quran. With our

00:07:01--> 00:07:06

extra prayers, perhaps you can read your sooner and knuffel and you can also

00:07:08--> 00:07:36

you know, if people are asking questions, but it's moving very fast for me, someone's saying your eyes are red. Yes, we're, I'm pretty exhausted. I've been doing quite a lot. And at the same time, we have to take care of our health and we have to make sure that we we you know, we hydrate ourselves at night right now here. The time is probably just past, in fact, almost half past 10 in Zimbabwe if I'm not mistaken.

00:07:38--> 00:08:20

That having been said, my brothers and sisters, I'm sure you were all in different time zones. We're all in different time zones. So those in the UK are still fasting May Allah make it easy for you. Those in the southern hemisphere probably have ended their fast especially towards the east. Some in Australia, perhaps you've got an app for the first of the following day. So Alhamdulillah that's Allah's plan. At any given time, some people are starting to fast and in any given time, some people are actually ending the fast. So we ask Allah subhanho wa Taala to accept from every single one of us. Remember, Ramadan is the month of change. There's no point in saying I love Ramadan and I want

00:08:20--> 00:08:55

you know this month to continue when all night were playing games, because many people spend their nights playing games with their friends and they gather together some people gather with the cigars and the shows and so on. That's the actually have done better than that. utilize these beautiful days for a better utilize them for worshiping Allah subhanho wa Taala because that's how we would be able to benefit or maximize the benefit and we wouldn't have regret. May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us ease now. There was a question that if you are posting so many

00:08:57--> 00:09:25

you know you are posting so many videos every day. Can you please tell us more about you know which videos are more important. I think if you look at the hope series that is very important. If you look at the boost the idea of the boost is when I have delivered a live talk in a Masjid, I think I try to record it with my phone and I try to post it thereafter on YouTube in order for people to have benefited from

00:09:28--> 00:10:00

Amazon boost it's a live talk that happened on that day. And we happen to to then upload it onto YouTube. This one here I'm calling it a boost to because it is live. I'm speaking to you I can see your comments. But the the juice a day is something you can follow. We have the translation and transliteration courtesy of my forum dot live. My Koran dot live is a beautiful YouTube page which I suggest you subscribe to where they have a certain

00:10:00--> 00:10:16

The oma by presenting the Quran with a transliteration and translation in many languages, the project is ongoing, I'm sure your language would be there. If not, please subscribe to them, let them know you want to add this language, they would add the language, you can use your phone

00:10:19--> 00:10:20

and be able to benefit.

00:10:23--> 00:10:28

What's also of importance is to make use of or then say

00:10:30--> 00:10:58

I want to benefit from the juice a day. So you can, you can actually listen to both of those. And if you need to know the timing, you can either watch it live when it's coming out, or you can watch it later on. So there is a lot I agree. But you need to know where you fit in the hope series if you fit into that you can listen to that live every evening when it's released. The boost if you want that it may not be there every day the boost, but

00:11:00--> 00:11:35

the boost will definitely be there every so often whenever I have delivered that lecture. And if not, I'd rather it says actually an internet connection of eco net, which is probably a terrible, terrible, terrible network here in Zimbabwe can working properly, even though they charge an arm and a leg. And I don't mean to complain, but I hope that the message can get to whoever service and admit that you can't do it. So that is something brought up live session. So this is the real voice if you can hear me or you cannot hear me.

00:11:37--> 00:11:43

We I had a thought of connecting or perhaps uploading this speech

00:11:46--> 00:12:29

later on on YouTube, but the way the internet is playing up, I don't think it's a good idea. So my brothers and sisters, I just wanted to say let's be responsible regarding the virus. Let's pray for those who are affected. Don't think that it's not going to come to you and you don't know what is going to happen if you were to be affected. And you don't know what would happen if your loved ones were going to be affected whether they would survive it or not. So always played safe, always played safe. May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us, goodness. So those of you who don't want to take any precautions whatsoever, I'd suggest you you change your mind there and at least you behaved

00:12:29--> 00:12:53

responsibly, that is part of your duty unto Allah, you know that is part of your duty unto Allah. May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us all goodness and ease those who are sick and Ill from amongst you, May Allah give you a cure. Those who are who have power, who have lost loved ones May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant those who've passed on gender to fill those, and may He make it easy for you.

00:12:54--> 00:13:29

In sha Allah, I have a few trips and a few journeys that I will be making in the next few days. But I will try my best to remain in touch with you not only on this platform, but perhaps also on Instagram. Last year, I remember doing live sessions on Instagram, which were interactive, because the internet connection was slightly better. This year, the internet connections are terrible, terrible, actually unacceptable from Zimbabwe. So I have abstained from doing these live sessions because I don't want to keep on asking what you said and what you didn't say. So

00:13:31--> 00:13:45

that's the reason why I have not done those live sessions today. I thought of trying it out and seeing if maybe it might be slightly better, but unfortunately, it is still very poor.

00:13:46--> 00:14:26

We are a lot of the people making dua. May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant is someone says the vaccine contains pork. No, it doesn't. That's not true. And we need to make sure that we don't just become theorists of conspiracies, because then you just lag behind. Yes, we will thoroughly verify things but we won't, you know, just say things out of what the conspiracy theorists say. That's a topic on its own. I don't wish to go there. No one's forcing you to have the vaccine at all. But whatever you do, behave responsibly. Because behaving responsibly is a duty. May Allah subhanho wa Taala really protect us. Now I know a lot of you must have lost

00:14:28--> 00:14:59

I see someone saying the vaccine is for depopulation. I mean, you know, I really feel sorry for those who just who are who are stuck by these theories. If you go back to the history of vaccines, you'll find all the time people had these conspiracy theories and so on. Like I said, I'm not saying take it or don't take it. I'm only letting you know that it's not for the D population and it's not for all these silly things. People are dying they and you know, people want to do something about it. Insha Allah, whatever you can I for one, like

00:15:00--> 00:15:33

I said, I still believe firmly in the black seed oil, that a few droplets actually in the nostril, going down to the back actually helps so much because it's to do with your lungs, and breathing SubhanAllah. So, my brothers and sisters, that is very important for you to be able to breathe correctly. And for you to be able to steam and ensure that a little bit of that black seed vapor goes into your lungs. That's a sooner remedy. And it's really interesting, it's good that the steaming is also extremely important. Now.

00:15:35--> 00:16:00

Let's get back to them avant, I think we're going to be meeting again when Ramadan is almost going to be ending. Because if one week has gone by trust me, before you know it, the second and third and fourth weeks will already pass. And Subhanallah it's it's just going to go and we're going to say Ramadan went so make the most of it. People are asking me about my email address and so on.

00:16:02--> 00:16:51

Actually, I cannot respond to more than just a few emails a day and I received 1000s of mails, 1000s of requests. I've received 1000s of requests of people telling me, please can you do a two minute video? Can you support our cause? Can you help this? Can you talk about this? Can you help our organization? Can you give us a talk for fundraising? Can you join our zoom class? Can you I've received 1000s and 1000s of such messages. Firstly, I don't charge I do not charge. Secondly, is I am unable to respond to all of those. In fact, my program my own program is so challenging this Ramadan, that I'm not able to answer many messages. I don't answer the bulk of my messages, phones,

00:16:51--> 00:17:01

everything will happen after Ramadan if Allah wills. So that's what it is. Everything will happen after Ramadan if you don't receive a reply from me, please

00:17:02--> 00:17:42

forgive me, I'm just a human being. And I'm unable to reply. I'm unable to read all the messages, I'm unable to actually hear all the voice notes that people send me sometimes. So on handling that you have to understand that we're just human, you must make sure that you benefit from other scholars as well. you benefit from those around you. Just today someone asked me a question to help them in some arbitration and I said you know what it's best to get help from those around you those who know you well and so on. That is extremely important. So please forgive me for that. And we ask Allah subhanho wa Taala to grant us all goodness.

00:17:44--> 00:18:30

I've started the kids, the kids series, I think we've received a lot of good feedback. And I'm thinking of continuing a kid series, even after I'm avant where we can talk to the children. And we can explain to them a few concepts of Islam and a few teachings in a very simple way. So if you have suggestions, you may drop an email, or you may actually comment about that and inshallah we'll try to we'll try to benefit from what you're saying May Allah subhanho wa Taala make this Ramadan a huge, huge success. Now, my brothers and sisters remember one thing, the good days, we never know if they're going to come back. So make the most of them. That's also a very good message. I don't know

00:18:30--> 00:18:39

if I'm going to see the end of Ramadan. I don't know if I will see the next Ramadan. So I must make use of every single day that I have.

00:18:40--> 00:19:23

And inshallah, in that way, I would be able to meet Allah subhanho wa Taala with a little bit of hope that I tried my best and I did well. Someone's asking me about music, what I suggest you do is you replace it with the Quran, the Quran is the best, we're in the month of Ramadan. And to be able to listen to the melodious words of Allah subhanho wa Taala filled with cure with meaning with a lot of goodness, then that is really amazing. And that would be so beneficial. But if you're going to listen to something that is futile, something that's not beneficial at all, you're wasting your Ramadan, and you're wasting your days. So let's not do that may Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us all

00:19:23--> 00:19:26

the ability to recite the Quran to look at the Quran

00:19:28--> 00:19:38

with the meaning and try our best to learn it and put it into practice, understand it and teach others as well. So,

00:19:39--> 00:19:48

with this, I think I will call it a night and we'll end it here. I think the connection has been terrible. I've complained about it so much in my

00:19:50--> 00:19:59

life. I also think my brothers and sisters that the reason why I'm letting you know that the network is terrible is for you to understand why I don't come

00:20:00--> 00:20:42

live anymore like I say we don't trust the network's you know, they will charge you but they won't deliver the goods. That's how bad it is. But Alhamdulillah at least we have a little bit of it Mashallah someone's asking how can I engine little filters and they've put like so many exclamation marks my brother or sister. You don't earn gender by putting exclamation marks on your comment. You earn gender by working hard for it by the will of Allah subhanho wa Taala and constantly seek forgiveness and ask Allah for Jenna And may Allah subhanho wa Taala help us to work towards it. And may Allah subhanho wa Taala help us to earn genital for those through His mercy. And may Allah

00:20:42--> 00:20:59

subhanho wa Taala gather us all that. Also, you know, Ramadan is a month of trying to resolve your matters if you have outstanding matters with your brethren. Try to resolve them if you can, if you cannot, at least the trial would be registered next to your name and you won't regret that.

00:21:01--> 00:21:24

So my brothers and sisters with this we come to an end shukran for all your comments there I can see them. There are so many questions someone from Abu Dhabi someone asking me about coffee, someone asking me about all summer from New York there Mashallah. Yeah, love from New York if I accidentally ate something I've already spoken about that and I've done a whole video in the kid series about that so panela

00:21:27--> 00:21:53

Yeah, I see so many comments. I don't feel like actually leaving because I'd like to read these comments look from Bangladesh and from so many other places from India hamdulillah May Allah bless you, all of you from Canada and grant us all goodness and ease. I must go inshallah We will meet again perhaps tomorrow at a similar time if Allah wills until then a salaam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato.