Mufti Menk – The Day Of Arafah – Dhul Hijjah 2024

Mufti Menk
AI: Summary © The importance of the day of Darushah is highlighted, with the focus on "has been seen before" and respecting opinions to achieve a global sighting of the moon. The upcoming ninth of Dhul implement is emphasized, with caution and small small actions to increase chances of receiving forgiveness. Prayer and praise for Allah's actions are emphasized, and the importance of learning the fruit of prayer and praise for the Lord is emphasized. The speaker emphasizes the need for acceptance and respect for oneself and others, as well as learning about um condoms and the Sunhair.
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The day of Arafah is the greatest day

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in the whole year in many aspects. In

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fact,

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if you look at the month of Ramadan,

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I've said it in the past, the nights

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are of greatest value.

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Especially the last 10 nights of of Ramadan,

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you have Laylatul Qadr and so on. When

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it comes to the days, the days are

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these 10 days of Dhul Hijjah

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with the day of Arafah being the peak.

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And the day following it being a day

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of rejoicing,

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a day of celebration,

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food and drink.

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Such that it is haram and prohibited

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to fast on the day of Eid.

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Why would Allah give us a day of

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rejoicing?

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Only because

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only because

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it is preceded

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by

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days of great value within which his slaves

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have worshiped him in the greatest way. Look

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at Ramadan.

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You worship Allah for 1 month in amazing

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ways.

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Fasting,

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taraweeh,

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charity, so much more. At the end of

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that, Allah says you deserve to celebrate.

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In fact, lisa imi farhatani.

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The prophet sallallahu alaihi wasallam tells us that

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the one who is fasting

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has 2 celebrations, not just 1. 2 rejoicings,

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not just 1.

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1 is when he opens his fast.

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Meaning at the end of the month there

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is a day of Eid.

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And one is

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when he meets his Lord, he will be

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even happier.

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When Allah

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shows him the reward of the great acts

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of worship.

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And there is an explanation that also states

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that every evening when you are opening your

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fast, it is a time of rejoicing.

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Not only because you are putting your favorite

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food in your mouth, but because Allah gives

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you a spirituality

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and a connection that was not there for

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the one who did not fast.

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Similarly, these 10 days that we are in

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right now are powerful.

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We are supposed to have fasted or tried

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to fast. It's not compulsory.

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It is nafil. It is actually voluntary. Some

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might say sunnah. Yes. Indeed. It is a

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teaching of the prophet salallahu alaihi wasallam. You

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fast

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not necessarily

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all the days, some of the days. Some

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can fast all of the 9 days, but

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the day of Arafah is something that

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is amazing. It's so powerful. Again,

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the fasting of the day of Arafa is

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not compulsory.

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But the reward of it, do you know

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what the minimum states?

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Say for example, this is the day of

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Arafa. We are fasting.

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The sins of that year before that day,

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forgiven.

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The sins of the year after that day

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forgiven. You fast the following year,

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you're getting double forgiveness for that particular year.

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You follow what we're saying? May Allah Almighty

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grant us a good reward.

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So when is the day of Arafah? Because

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there is a big question about the sighting

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of the moon and whether we should be

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with the Hujjaj in Makkah or in Arafah

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or whether we should do it on the

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9th of Dhul Hijjah wherever we are. I

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can tell you,

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it all boils down to the difference of

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opinion in jurisprudence.

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And before I go into it, let me

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tell you. Learn to respect opinions.

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Especially when they are within legitimate

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schools of thought and jurisprudence

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backed by evidence.

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So So when it comes to the moon,

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there are 2 opinions. 1 is

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either we should all be on a global

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sighting

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or we should be on a regional sighting.

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In order to achieve a global sighting, we

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would need the cooperation of the whole world.

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The reason is

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if someone sees it before us

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and we are prepared to accept it from

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them, what if we see it before them?

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Are they prepared to accept it from us?

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Simple logic. For example,

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if Saudi Arabia sees the moon

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and everyone else says, okay. We agree with

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it. What if a year comes and they

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have come when we have seen the moon

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before Saudi Arabia? Are they prepared to follow

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what we have sighted? If the answer is

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yes, then perhaps we can look into something

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known as a global sighting where everyone can

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follow the first person who sights the moon.

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But if there's no cooperation, and for your

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information, there is no cooperation.

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In that particular instance, what can we do?

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If we are to follow them

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and we are to have the day of

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Arafa when the Pujaj are in Arafa.

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What if we have seen the moon before

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them one of the years, and for us

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it's the day of Eid and the Hujjaj

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are in Arafah? Now what do you do?

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You are stuck. Why are you stuck? Because

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you didn't understand your misprudence.

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So for example, if our Eid is tomorrow,

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because had we for example, had we sighted

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the moon prior to Saudi Arabia

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and our Eid was tomorrow,

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Yet it's Arafa for the people of Arafa.

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What do you do? You're stuck between should

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I fast yet I saw the moon with

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my own eyes or should I not fast?

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So because of that long discrepancy, we it

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boils down to something interesting and that is

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please respect the opinions of the scholars and

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those who are legitimate in terms of schools

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of thought and in terms of backed by

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evidence.

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Don't worry. Don't get too emotional about it.

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Someone does it now. Someone does it the

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other time. It's okay. So

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there are some scholars who say, you should

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fast when the Hujjaj are in Arafah.

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Okay? They will get stuck the day we

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see the moon before the people of Saudi

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Arabia. They will be stuck. Then they will

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have to come back to this opinion. But

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no problem. Let it be. Don't fight about

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it. Because as it is, for now, we

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have, for example, the day of Arafa

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where the Hujjaj are going to be in

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Arafa that is tomorrow. May Allah make it

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easy for them. Today they are in Mina.

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The Hujjaj and I know of quite a

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few. They've also sent me messages and I'm

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sure many of us, we have a large

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contingent that went from our country here as

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well.

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Large meaning basic for for for the world

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but large for us. Right? Masha Allah. When

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you talk of Indonesia sending 200,000

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and Zimbabwe has 150. I mean, you know,

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it makes a big difference as to what

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large means. But nonetheless, we make dua for

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them and we ask Allah to bless them,

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to make it easy for them. It's very

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hot. It's really, really

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boiling at the moment. But may Allah calm

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them and cool them and grant them good

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health and may they make the correct duas.

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The ummah is in need of crying to

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Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala. So they are in

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Mina today. They will be in Arafah tomorrow.

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We can fast today, tomorrow, and the next

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day is a

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Sunday. On that Sunday is our 9th of

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Dhul Hijjah in this region because the entire

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region did not see the moon at all.

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The entire region did not see the moon.

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Now from amongst us, there are some who

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might say, no. No. No. No. We will

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celebrate Eid when it is done in in

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Makkah. No problem. You can follow that opinion.

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We are not going to fight with you.

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We love you. You are our brothers. Masha'Allah.

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Enjoy the Eid. Eid Mubarak to you and

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please have a blessed time but don't fight

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with us.

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Don't fight with us. Why? We are following

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legitimate

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opinions of schools of thought

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that have been that have registered these opinions

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backed with evidence

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going back to the time of the prophet

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sallallahu alaihi wasallam.

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And like I said,

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we don't mind a global sighting on condition

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that there is a good consensus and understanding.

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If you don't have an understanding, it won't

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work. Because when I see it before you,

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we are stuck. Everybody's stuck. Right? May Allah

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Almighty grant us ease. And there is no

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there is nothing in jurisprudence

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that forces you to accept the moon that

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is sighted by another place. Nothing in jurisprudence

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forces you. If there was an evidence in

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Quran or sunnah to say you are compelled,

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we we wouldn't be having this discussion today.

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But there is no there is nothing concrete

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to say you have to do it this

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way or that there are 2 major opinions.

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1 this way, one that well, alhamdulillah.

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And those of us who will be having

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Eid on the Monday, may Allah make it

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easy for us. The 9th of Dhul Hijjah

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would be the Sunday. That would be the

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fast. So now I've discussed with you the

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difference of opinion regarding when exactly you should

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fast. Is it when dahujajah

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and Arafa? Some people are following that opinion?

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We love you. We love you even more

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actually.

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And some people are following the other opinion

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to say, you know what? 9th of Dhul

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Hijjah, wherever you are, that's the opinion we

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follow and that is what the bulk and

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the majority of the world actually follow.

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In terms of the schools of thought. May

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Allah Almighty

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grant us ease. But that fast is very

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important and not only the fast. Like I

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said, it's not a compulsory fast. You seek

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forgiveness.

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You ask Allah your dua. You increase the

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dhikr of Allah. No matter where you are

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from the morning of the day of Arafah,

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after every farad prayer, you repeat the takbir.

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What is the takbir?

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You are declaring the greatness of Allah. There

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is none worthy of worship besides Allah. Allah

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is the greatest and all praise belongs to

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Allah. Why do you have to say these

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beautiful words of praise of Allah?

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Because you have engaged in acts of worship

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through these 10 days.

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Ramadan

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was 30 days. On that day of Eid,

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we also said the takbir, but in a

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slightly lower tone. This one,

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we are saying it in a loud tone.

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Now look at it. Laylatul Qadr is a

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night of decree, the most powerful night in

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the whole year. The day of Arafa is

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the most powerful day in the whole year.

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The difference is,

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we don't know when it is. We have

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a rough idea. But Arafa, we know when

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it is. Why? Because you saw the moon,

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right? May Allah Almighty accept it from us.

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So take the day seriously.

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Like I've said before, number 1, don't sin.

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Imagine Allah gives you a day to seek

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forgiveness. That's the same day you're sinning on.

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It doesn't it's not befitting a believer. Secondly,

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your duties unto Allah, your prayer and so

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on. Take it more seriously.

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Take your time when you pray.

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This is it could be your last prayer.

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The prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, tells

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us

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a powerful phrase which is so deep in

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meaning. He says,

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how should you pray? Meaning the question that

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is posed by us is how should you

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pray? How should my prayer be? Someone can

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say pray like this, pray like that, pray

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this way, that way and give you a

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big explanation. He says,

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Pray

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as though it's your farewell prayer.

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Pray as though it's the last prayer you

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will ever be able to to make. That's

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how you should pray. If you take that

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seriously, wallahi, you will calm down. You will

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take it easy. I have a habit. We

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all have a habit. We are working on

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that habit. It's a negative habit.

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And sometimes we don't realize. We say that.

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I say it sometimes. What is it? I

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say, brother, let me quickly do my prayer

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and I'm going to I'll be with you

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in 5 minutes. That term quickly in the

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middle is an insult to prayer.

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So we try to take that word out.

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Right?

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I know what you mean. You know what

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I mean. When I say give me 2

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minutes, I'm gonna be with you. Let me

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quickly. But that word quickly is not befitting

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Allah's majesty.

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Say, I'm going to pray, brother. When I'm

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done, I'll see you.

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And take your time. Relax. Because I tell

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you what, if you rush that prayer, may

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Allah forgive you and I. We are in

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a rush at the airport. We're in a

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rush, a rush when we are traveling. We

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are in a rush even when there's nothing

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happening.

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May Allah forgive us. We want to eat

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and eating is normal. 1 o'clock. The food

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is out or it's about to come. Let

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me quickly

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that word quickly. InshaAllah, we deal with it.

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Even if we take that alone

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home today,

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we are winners.

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And I I still have sometimes subconsciously you

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still say it. Right? It happens. We're human.

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But all I'm saying is try and work

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that word out of that particular sentence, Insha'Allah.

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Just say, look, let me pray and I'll

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be back with you. So why we say

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this is when the prophet, peace be upon

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him, says,

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pray

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as though as you are the person who

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is

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saying farewell to the prayer. In other words,

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it's your last prayer.

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That means you need to take your time.

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So bahaana rabbiallaa

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Allah. It's registered next to your name. You

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die after that,

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Insha Allah, you're a successful person.

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Successful. I took my time between me and

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my Lord.

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Another thing, read Quran.

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Do your adkar. The day of Arafa is

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a powerful day. And every time Allah gives

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you these mega days and nights and seasons,

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the whole idea is to

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improve you in your relationship with Him holistically.

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He always says that. I've prescribed this for

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you as a gift so you can become

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a better person closer to us in the

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correct way.

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That's taqwa. Your relationship with Allah developing it.

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So when Allah gives you Ramadan, you come

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out of it. You better in your prayer.

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You better in your connection with Quran. You

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now read the translation every day. You now

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spend time with dhikr, algar,

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all of them said, we are guilty. What

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was the question?

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Do you make

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alkar

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everyday?

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And they just smile at you and say,

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well,

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it depends. The astaghfirullah after prayer, you know,

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we say it thrice and so on. But

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as for dhikr, Subhanallah, Alhamdulillah, Allahu Akbar. No,

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we don't.

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Now,

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why am I saying this? Because it's interesting

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to note. I'm a believer. I believe in

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my 5 daily prayers. I should read my

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Quran and try to understand it. I should

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actually also go beyond that and do what?

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I should praise Allah, remember Him. Has He

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not given you everything that you have?

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Allah. That is Allah araburiza. So this is

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why we say, my beloved brothers and sisters,

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this day of Arafah is coming. Seek the

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forgiveness of Allah and forgive people. Forgive people.

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As for the Hujaj and Arafa, Allah Almighty

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looks at them and he knows what's going

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on. But he asks his angels and he

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literally

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is so happy

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regarding what they're doing that he is

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boasting to the angels

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according to his majesty.

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He's telling his angels, you see my worship

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is here. What are they asking for? And

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he knows better than them what they're asking

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for. And so the angels are saying, they're

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all crying to you, seeking forgiveness

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and asking their needs. He says,

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I want you to bear witness, oh my

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angels

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that I have forgiven them.

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All of them have come from all over

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the world. They have converged to Arafa and

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they are coming here. What are they doing?

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They are dressed in a very humble way.

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No one is arrogant and proud. You don't

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know king from, you know, a slave. You

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know nobody.

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As in terms of the difference between the

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people, nothing. They are all standing together doing

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what? Crying, weeping.

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Imagine your Lord and mine has kept life

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such that no matter who you are,

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you have needs.

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No matter who you are, you have needs

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to the degree

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that

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nobody can solve it for you besides the

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Lord of the worlds. Allahu Akbar. Cry to

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Allah. Ask him. And Allah is happy. He

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hears you. He knows it.

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You shed a tear. You feel the pain.

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Allah knows it before it even happened.

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He knows it genuinely.

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What else?

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Don't lose hope. Keep on asking because Allah

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loves repetition.

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And Allah loves it when he keeps you

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in a certain condition by his power and

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his mercy.

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Allah loves it when he does not give

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you what you want if that is going

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to make you a person closer to him.

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He loves keeping you in that condition.

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My worshipper,

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you have 5 years to live. For the

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next 5 years, I want you to go

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through so much of sabr

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that that sabr alone for 5 years. Whatever

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you did for the last 60 years, we're

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going to wipe it out because of 5

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years. Ayub

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alaihis salaam, when he was unwell, his wife

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tells him, don't you cry to Allah to

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ask him to heal you. He said, oh

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my wife, so many years I enjoyed. I

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feel ashamed. Now that I'm sick, I must

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call out to Allah. Meaning to cure me.

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Although there was nothing wrong, but what he

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meant is,

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not that he didn't want to call out

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to Allah, but he felt that Allah's given

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me so much. Let me be thankful. One

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of the ways of calling out to Allah

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is to thank him for what you have.

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Say you have a problem today

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and you want Allah to solve the problem.

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One of the ways

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is

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Allah knows your problem. Right? Is to go

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back and look at what Allah gave you

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and thank him for it. Oh, I thank

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you for this, this, this. And when you

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start thanking Allah for what he gave you,

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you'll realize that he gave you a 1,000,000

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things and he took away 2 things.

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And that's the way Allah says,

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Announcement. Allah says,

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when you are thankful, I'll give you increase.

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Increase. You want more? Well, go back and

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look at what I've given you and say,

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Alhamdulillah.

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Oh Allah, I thank you for what you

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gave me. Like alhamdulillah.

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Oh Allah. I'm giving a charity. I'm doing

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this. I'm doing that. That's why they say

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the hadith says, the best charity that you

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can ever give is the one that you

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are giving

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when you yourself are poor.

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You yourself are worried about what's going to

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happen. You yourself don't know where the next

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penny is going to come from.

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But you have hope in Allah.

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You have hope.

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That means you are worried about poverty,

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but at the same time, you are hopeful

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in that Allah will provide, Allah will give

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you, man. So that is why Allah says

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in the lips of Rasulullah salallahu alaihi wa

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sallam, hadith.

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Charity has never decreased anybody's wealth. You give.

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Allah will give you. Because at that moment

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of hardship of yours, you end up looking

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at someone who has greater hardship. What does

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it do for you? It makes life easy

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for me, man. I am chilled. I'm okay,

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man. We've eaten once every 2 days. You

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know, there are people who haven't eaten in

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the last week and seriously so. Our brothers

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and sisters in Gaza, in Palestine, we talk

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about them. We mention them every week and

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every time we can because wallahi, they are

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struggling right now. It feels so so unimportant

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to ask Allah for my issues when they

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have real issues.

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We are sitting here. We are so happy

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complaining about how cold it is, but we

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have jackets and everything for them.

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Right now, it's boiling hot. What do they

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have? They don't even have cover above their

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heads in most cases. People are dying. Hunger,

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thirst, bombardment,

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and so much more of aggression and oppression

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like mankind has never

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ever seen

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in its existence. From the beginning of Adam

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to this day, I am telling you they

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haven't seen this type of disaster.

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And why do I say this? Because of

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the sophistication

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of weaponry that there is. It wasn't there

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before. Because of how the people are using

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the latest technology

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to murder rather than to grow and to

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bolster people and to help them. Imagine life,

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you and I are human beings. We look

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at anyone black and white and green and

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yellow and we are taught that these people

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are humans. Look after life. Life is sacred.

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But do you know there are people who

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look at everybody else and think to themselves,

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we can take them out.

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They play too many computer games. Wallahi. But

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you take them out. And they look at

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anyone, take these guys out. Those guys are,

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wallahi, this is life. Are you okay?

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You have to die anyway. You might have

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killed someone today, a few years later even

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if nobody kills you, you're gonna die. What

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about that day? Who are you going to

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face? You don't get trigger happy.

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May Allah Almighty strengthen us

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and guide humanity at large. We're living on

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earth. We're here for a few years.

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So this is why I say when we

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think about what they are going through, wallahi,

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what you and I are going through, we

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are not going through anything. There's no challenge.

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Your challenge is actually so small and mine

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is minute. It's almost non existent

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compared to those who have real problems.

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May Allah Almighty forgive us. May Allah strengthen

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the ummah. May Allah unite the ummah. Today,

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I mentioned the difference of opinion. And as

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I close, I want to just quickly recap

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to say,

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when there is difference of opinion in the

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Ummah

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regarding certain matters that there have been difference

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of opinion

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up on for years and centuries

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and there is legitimate difference in terms of

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there is evidence to prove. Either way, it

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might not be the strongest of hadith according

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to you, and it might not be the

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most valid of this of of the opinions

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according to you, but it's okay. Let them

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follow the opinions. Is there no evidence to

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back it up? Are there no proper legitimate

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schools of thought that have said this? Then

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let it be. Respect the people. You enter

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the Masjid on a Friday.

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Some schools of thought say there's no Sunnah,

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no nothing. You come in and you you

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you listen to the khutba and the first

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prayer that you're gonna pray is the jumuah

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with the imam. It's a legitimate schools of

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thought. Some say you come in, you can

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only do tahiyatul masjid and nothing else. And

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others say no, you come in and you

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read

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some sunnah

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and so on. They are okay. That's okay.

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Don't fight each other for it. Look at

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someone. This guy, is he a proper Muslim?

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He just came in and he sat down.

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It's okay.

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It doesn't take you to that level. You

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want to discuss it? You may. You learn

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about it. We are never going to bring

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the ummah together.

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If we fight over nitty gritties

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nitty gritties, small matters. And we make it

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the most

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important

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factor of split between you and I? No,

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my brothers. No, my sisters. We love each

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other for the sake of Allah. Keep repeating

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that and keep reminding each other. We love

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each other for the sake of Allah. I

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might differ with you on a few things.

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I love you even more because Allah has

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tested you with me and me with you.

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