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I'm at the library to catch up we're trying something new. I'm trying to add a guest and we'll see how it goes I don't know how to add the guest

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let's see.

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Bear with us

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bear with us

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meanwhile say salam and where are you from? As we get ready for today's episode of shot Dawa comm Moon

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Chef butcher

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anyways with this one yes yes.

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how can I share it though? It's being shared I don't know if you can share it

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unless you go to your

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your My Page and share it

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all right from your Instagram. I don't it's not on Instagram. It's on Facebook on Facebook Facebook, right.

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I shall

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we go

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all right.

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All right. Let me go on mine. Okay, so are we on? We are on and we got salaams from people around the world. Mashallah, mashallah let me just get this secured.

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And we're good yes.

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How you doing man? I'm good. I'm good. Guys. We'll try doing this on Instagram and it didn't work so for you Facebook people hamdulillah Mobarak we're here on Facebook now Alhamdulillah Alhamdulillah I'm gonna join I saw your scruffy so I thought Yeah, gotta gotta represent bro

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good bad here come to the lab. So how was your Ramadan Sheikh Mohammed?

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Well, Ramadan is over so it was good. Yeah, but how did it go? Like How was the experience? I know you've done Ramadan like in isolation previous

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and I know you have a lot of those kinds of

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experiences it was it was a first for me Subhan Allah was a bit it was a bit different for me right? Allah make it easier you know I think

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what a lot of people experienced is doing work from home and in Ramadan time I'm teaching classes and stuff and normally I go somewhere isolated so I can just scream and shout whenever I'm teaching a class but this is the first Ramadan where you know with family teaching class with family teaching class, so it was an interesting experience but it was an enjoyable one is enjoy coming to the

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moon Okay, I gotta share with you gotta multitask hamdulillah

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Yeah, so mashallah it's it's been a while the last time we met we were actually traveling together so that was that was an incredible experience as well usually when we travel it's it was just had your camera or something but this one was a little bit more different. So I kind of enjoyed those kind of final memories. How's my hack going? And you know, is it's good I gave it to my son

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or was nice is actually the last thing that you know, last trip I cancelled before the lockdown was going to Pakistan again. So yeah. Oh, yeah. Yes. Subhan Allah we were would have been nice to actually have traveled there again, in sha Allah, may Allah make it easy. Inshallah, for everybody tuning in. This is me and Shafia Hamburg team on our little mini podcast beta launch called shot though a moon shot moon. So I actually, I want people to guess who's the shutter and who's the moon. So for those of you who are not familiar with shutdown comm Moon shutter is hot sauce, and Cameroon is cumin. So what do you guys think who are with me and Chef Abraham, who should be sharper and who

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should become more? Who should be the hot sauce and who should be the cumin?

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I have my biases, but I'll let you guys

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Yeah, I will be actually interested in reading some of those comments inshallah. Let's see. Let's see how that's gonna work. I can pop it up.

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people are seeing cinemas try this. Yes. Can you see that?

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Do you think

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there's a comment on the screen? Do you see this? Do you see that way? I see Matata saying shutters Wi Fi. Yeah, so I don't know what it was. We'll see how the coolants coming along. Let's see what's happening. But I can't see it. Let me just

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Yeah, so I got it open on my on my desktop now as well. Okay. Let's see.

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Can you see that comment?

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As they're coming in? Yeah, I could see him up here. No, maybe.

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Maybe there's a time delay on the one that's on your desktop? Yeah, no, I just thought I'd just focus on what's in front of us here.

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So this is from Hannah. She says Mohammed is hot sauce. Ibrahim is cumin. Ooh, nice. Okay. All right. Yeah, I see that

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it's interesting to see I think by the end of the session I think it'll be interesting to see how how the tables get turned well we'll see who Yeah, who's gonna bite you I want to see what happened. Oh, we see the fool coming in people that people have thrown in food comments now man you shouldn't be fooled black eyed peas

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as long as they don't throw in the cube that

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is a good one. Samina says Mohammed Al Sharif is definitely most definitely the hot sauce. Yes, double serving the

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ad. Sometimes tahina in the mix at some point we'll get somebody else in

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yogurt is gonna be like why Q or something? We'll just you know, die down all the

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jello, he would be pakora for sure.

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spicy tomato is totally unhealthy.

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Alright, let's so let's jump into it. So let me talk about this. So my hair, usually I keep it short. And you can see kind of like my Egyptian roots. So because of the COVID and not cutting the hair and stuff like that. My Egyptian roots have come out.

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And I'm liking it. I feel like

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it's like a what is it? It's like George Clooney. Without a hairdryer.

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I like that. George Clooney. Llucmajor. Ella, George. I don't know what the mode oh man, the MO it's not even November yet. And you guys do the bowl Movember. You know, so things lockdowns have been, they've turned off the lockdown. But they have so many conditions for the barbershops, that I'm like, this is like, I think barber shops are like the most dangerous place to go. So I was like, okay, you know, I'll let me chill a little bit longer. On the on the barbershop stuff. Have you gone? You know, one of the things that I was actually thinking with, you know, Where has COVID-19 gone, like it's almost missing from a lot of the social media because you were just bombarded with

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it. Like almost every day and in Australia. We're kind of like an island nation. So you know, I'm following the news. Of course in Canada and Toronto, my dad and my mom and it was you know, it's a bit hectic, but

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in Australia, Subhan Allah, especially for us in Perth on the West Coast. Like we, you know, if it hasn't, you know, Alhamdulillah we, we didn't have anything really that there is to complain about even schools and, you know, the things I think the barber shops closed for, like maybe two weeks. Wow. But you know, and yeah, so the hair kind of grew out a little bit and I need to get a trim but you know, and hamdulillah we've sort of been different. So my wife she's, she says, she goes weird. COVID-19 go like you don't hear about it as much. But I think the experience of other people in other places is a little bit different. I think what they said, Well, I don't really want to go into

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too much of that. But I think the

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you know, people got acclimatized to you know, hearing it hearing and hearing it like it's still there hasn't gone anywhere.

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Yeah, but just people are tired.

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Yeah. How do you deal with it? Chuck Mohamed, deal with like, how do you deal with like, how do you get yourself motivated? You know, one of the things that I found really really difficult was

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you know, subhanAllah my father he'll come to Australia and you'll spend Ramadan because Canada the Ramadan is really long. So last Ramadan he was with me and so on and this Ramadan

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his ticket booked everything you know, subhanAllah but it's the color of Allah that he had to turn back and go to Canada because he's not a citizen here in Australia healthcare wouldn't have been as accessible and so on. So it was a bit

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confronting, you know, as a person of Eman Hamdulillah, may Allah Subhana Allah continue to build our faith and to continue to increase us in good.

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How? What's your, what's your secret hot sauce recipe for? You know, dealing with that? Like, is there a, is there a frame of reference? Is there a Jedi mind trick? To deal with, like anxiety? Yeah, just you know, it's.

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So you know, the problem.

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I've been interested in when people are going out now. So everybody thought like, for the last two months, the world has come together. And everybody's like, loving each other. And we fought this, but everybody's coming out of their, their quarantine getting really mad at people. Like there's a lot of anger. And I think being indoors so long, and being so freaked out, when people have come out. It's like, you have to focus on everywhere your hand touches, and, you know, covering your mask and where people are standing. You never had to think about those things before. And now because we're thinking about all these things that like, we just don't have that much patience, for, you

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know, for anything. So I think there's a lot of anger coming out of quarantine.

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I don't know if I've solved it yet. I think I've been outside maybe two times in the last, like, two, three months. So we're not like Earth

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or hanging. My father was saying, you know, what, do you guys do an outside and I was like, you know, subhanAllah it's a mere met from Allah and may Allah subhanaw taala continue to protect us. Whenever there's actually a COVID thing. It's always like a Muslim as well. Like they had this ship that came for lives a hug. And I was like, Oh, my God, that's gotta be like an Arabic ship. And its name is Al Kuwait, as like of all

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from a bow, Dre. Of all the names are going to create a little bit of controversy. It has to be as coy. You know, that kind of thing. But Hamdulillah. So, what's your favorite route? Jeff?

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So you guys,

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were thinking about what will be the topics for our shuttle come on podcast. And I told the chef that, you know, please don't talk about our own. Because I don't know anything about it. Can I do an unboxing? Can I do like an unveiling live right now you can believe tell everybody first why don't like for free. So if you guys notice, when I do these lives, I just wear the same shirt again and again. And again. Like who cares, right? You just wear it for a few minutes and then throw it and I got a whole bunch of shares are the same style. When I put perfume on the clothes, it messes up my routine. Because the perfume smell changes over time. So I'm like, Look, you know what, keep your

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perfume. I don't want to mix it with anything. Just have natural soap smell. That's my method. So go ahead and borrow. I'm back. Okay. Hopefully, we'll all fell asleep.

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Come on, man.

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I didn't want to I didn't want to share something. When I was growing up, like way back in the day, like dinosaurs were roaming around kind of if you remember how it wasn't, like late 80s and 90s, early 90s 80s High School times. And I went to Egypt and then it was like my first home rather than I was old enough to kind of remember. And I was like, why is that smell? And so when Allah was the first time chef that I kissed the Blackstone, so like, I want you to see how it kind of like leaked. So it was the time of salted vege Yes. And you know, when they block everyone so that they come in and they clean the black stone and they apply their own oil around it. So I'm sitting there and I

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was like, 12 years old, maybe 13 years old, and I'm like, I don't care. I'm gonna get to that when everybody's gonna start their salah. I'm gonna just break for it. And this officer, he could see me looking at it. He's like, I know what this kid is planning. And he goes to Allah.

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Stone. Yeah, so he brings me and I was like, maybe 13 Actually, I was bad. It's like I was I was a man. So he brings me and he says Diana,

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and I remember I put my head in. And my hands were on the thing like this. And I would took my hands off. It had this black stuff on. Like it has this route. Yes. And I just watched

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and that was it. And that was your frappe love food. So it's the back store.

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Yeah, I think that made me since that day. And I I had I think my dad had given me a little bit of money and he said look, you can buy yourself you know something for my kids your first time. And I went to like one of these shops, you know, the habited misc and Karachi and these places. And I said, I want the one on the cab. And of course, the guy goes, this is the one of the it's not, but it was close enough. And that was my first that was it. What was the is the Capital One? It's a mixer. Yeah, so it's, it's a mix, but

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rude on its own is offensive. And there's different grades and different kinds. It's there's animalistic kind of stuff. So the best stuff is the one that's mixed with the flowers, and it's leftover years and so on, and they will perfume the cabinet and certain times of the year with the best of stuff. So yeah, it was an incredible show. How do you deal with people like in Australia and the West? That rude like you said, it's an offensive smell. And sometimes when people smell it, they're like, you know, What, did you go to the bathroom or something like that? I'm sure you've got a lot of stories on that. Okay, so that's a synthetic route. That's not the real stuff. And that's

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the one that is in mix. So if you mix it well and if you have your own kind of

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you know if it's produced meant to be worn on its own, and if it's layered, it's incredible.

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I'm gonna give a sneak preview chef I have next week's edition of rude school with the Abrahim those

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is gonna be a one man show now you know one man show man show

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is like this stuff that your uncle's used to wear man but this is like from 2014 they made their own edition just for the Arabs. Just Dubai and Kuwait and stuff so I got my hand on one. I haven't used it yet. haven't opened it. It's going to be unveiled on Friday inshallah every Friday route school we got hygro here. Let's hear from the our audience who the rude fanatic fan. Who's rude fan.

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sister Alia kasi she's actually from Perth mashallah she's one of our travelers she traveled with a Sheikh Mohammed as well.

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And saffron roo do nice stuff

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so I'm looking through some of the comments mashallah, there's some nice nice kind of call

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but there's a little bit of love coming towards that route as well. It's a nice, nice, nice

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we're hearing people say it rude all the way. I'm liking that I show a lot of Ark Allah.

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So I'll let you know how that how that turns out in sha Allah.

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So I have a story there was a brother, I won't mention the brother's name. Maybe some of you guys know that he actually got on a flight wearing erode. And

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and the steward is called security on him.

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So she thought he had doused himself in in lighter fuel.

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And then and then later she asked him and he's like, Oh, this is Oh, and then she's like, look, I'm really sorry. You're gonna have to get off the flight because of this smell. So yes, some people are not familiar with the smell of oat

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Are you there chef?

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Salaam aleikum. Alex so I am not able to hear the chef I don't know if it's actually broadcasting on my

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I hope that we can do like a weekly kind of thing with Chef Muhammad and myself and we kind of chit chat about some of the things that we're passionate about that we enjoy doing. And we do want to make it something that is of also religious benefit and something that spirit and connection with Allah subhanaw taala I thought

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you know, maybe just to say in ending

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so you guys can Okay, it's not me that's frozen, right? It's just Yeah, that's fine. I don't know if you can hear me check. I can hear you your videos kind of jumbled, but I can hear you.

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But you can't hear me

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Oh, it's not my let me come off floors.

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Okay, restart yours

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so you guys while should hear his coming back on? What kind of questions would you like to ask Chef Yahia or myself? I like this one.

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Chef. Yeah, his camera couldn't handle all the food. It's Ed

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it's god damn

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I'll bring him back on if he restarts

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what questions would you like to ask Alicia? Hey, it also has to go in like five minutes. Like

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so he might come on say, sir. There we go.

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And he's back. Yes

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we had a debate, your camera couldn't handle the owed or couldn't handle the shop. Which

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should you have to leave in five minutes or your what's? No, I'm good man. I'm chit chatting with you. It's getting close to about 10 What is it? 10:50pm here, but I'm enjoying your company sheriff. It's not often that I get to just the way we normally only snuggle in minute, but those are the old days.

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Alright, so we need to turn this conversation on to food.

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So are you more of a eat at home favorite home restaurant? Or? Sorry? Do you restaurant or home cooked food?

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What's your go to?

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No, absolutely. I enjoy restaurants with people who aren't family. But family? I'd rather be at home. I don't know if that makes sense. Yeah.

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Um, yeah. So like, if, if we're all together, I would rather we all go out to a place than at somebody's house. I'd rather you know, I don't know if that makes sense. But if it just me, my kids and my wife and my mother in law and my dad and stuff, I love the home thing. I love just you know gonna be

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get sloppy with crab Crab legs and especially chili chili crab in what was that place that

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in KL was a place that we go

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fatty crab, fatty crab chick Muhammad it by the way, for those of you who are listening, if you're ever, ever in any of you could be like, I'm in Timbuktu. And I need to know where I should eat check Bahamas a guy you just send that guy a message and he'll be like, ah, you know, I ate ones at

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and that's it. Fatty crab, although I live like four hours from like KL by plane and he's like 20 hours. He knows that he crab because that's the only one I know.

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You know, here's, here's the interesting, I use anthropology to figure out what the best restaurants are to go to. So here's a story of, you know, the northern most Masjid in the world, northern most Masjid in the world. It's in Norway somewhere. So I was there with a brother and their brother was like, you know, we need to eat halal food. And I'm like, How are we going to find halal food here. And they said, We need to find a place that where the signs are hand written. Because it's if it's

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if it's a fancy logo, it's not going to be Hello, and it's the food's not going to taste good. So we found a place that had one of those, you know, popping open signs

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that this place is going to be Hala. And I go and I'm so sure it's going to be halal. I'm going to walk in and I'm just gonna say salaam aleikum out loud. So this is in Norway for the end. And I walked into this restaurant and I go a Santa Monica moolah and the guy behind the counter goes, Why

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don't air and allow pizza and all these kinds of things. So So I use anthropology to figure out the best places?

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Yeah, absolutely. If you follow the taxis you'll also find the good Hello joints and you just say you know ask ask any taxi driver it's usually one of our brothers. It'll be like, you know, some Moroccan or Egyptian or Kamali? Are you really like someone? What do you eat? That's usually my quickest route. Let's take this question from Sister Hannah. She says what's the biggest mercy you feel?

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up from this Ramadan that never existed in other Ramadan's

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hola hola como

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I think the mercy of virtual in interconnectivity. So kinda I didn't know the value of

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the people who kind of follow us online check Mohamed, you know, even sister Hannah, I'm sure, as a person who probably is sending this message, I didn't appreciate the importance of being able to connect with people.

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Virtually as much as I thought it was always something more of a burden than

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Do you know what I mean? Like, yeah, I'm not normally, you know, I, I don't like that kind of environment or spotlight or things like that, but Subhan Allah in the month of Ramadan,

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just being able to help people with their drop, like I did this drop series were in the last 10 days in the morning, and in the evening, after fetcher. And after he shot or after our taloja I would just do in English, and some a little bit in Arabic. But the amount of people who kind of message or who,

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you know, showed their appreciation on account of them having been trained, you know, every Ramadan that they go to the masjid and the Imam makes sure and it was something that we were all kind of deprived of. That was such a Rama from Allah that

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I thought to myself Subhanallah it's almost as if everything, all those posts that I had done that I didn't, you know, I underestimated their value lead up to that I'm able to do something for people who I've never met. And some people who was their first time that they somebody said all if you don't know, you know, you can make dry, you know, by saying I mean and it's on at this time, and assigned to that as well was the ability to continue that charitable work that I've never done online. So up until this Ramadan chef, I've never done an online charity drive. It was always in Ramadan that I might, you know, fly out and do something that's about food security. I've only ever

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done food security for charity where, you know, I want to get people who don't have food food. And it was like, Well, how am I going to be able to get any higher any Baraka? So, previously, you know, I've traveled and we built water wells, or we built a bread factory or you know, something like that. But how are you going to do that? And Subhan Allah, this Ramadan chef, with great happiness. It's a NEMA from Allah over 170,000 British pounds 325 330,000 Australian dollars, just from people virtually in your house.

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It was yet just really humbling. So that was one of the greatest Mercy's it kind of humbled me and made me take more seriously the importance of connecting online. Yeah, it's interesting. I'm kind of like the opposite. I'm more of stay at home, I'm always online, you can actually find me in real life. So

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what I really appreciated, you know, there was a meme that said about this quarantine that the longer the quarantine got, the more

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the more growth introverts felt and the more peace just like the extroverts are like, we need to get outside we need to get outside and introverts are like, this is awesome. Let's continue.

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So I'm more of that style, which was Ramadan was really amazing for me because, um, this Ramadan because there was nothing that could mess with the routine. You know, I was like, wake up at this time he have a start together family, I'm teaching a class then I'm back. You know, everything is like boom, boom, boom, when you're going outside, you got a lot of logistics to handle. And it's just more calm and peaceful when you're indoors.

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So So you felt that this Ramadan it was even more special because you were able to do the things you normally do, but now it couldn't be interfered with. You know, the thing is when I do Ramadan, I like I said, I used to isolate anyway during Ramadan as I would teach class, but I find that when I'm teaching in class, and I'm isolated, even if it's in a scenic beautiful place, after a few days, you start becoming really lonely. And it gets like kind of it's, it sounds fun. In the first I'd say four days, but then it becomes man, I need to get home and I need to, you know, so by being home, I didn't have that feeling. Yeah, so it was like, Well, I am home and I don't need to go anywhere. So

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I was chillin with the classes hamdulillah

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so it was honestly I think most people were apprehensive at the beginning of the

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month of Ramadan. But I think everyone that I've ever spoke to they said that they experienced a Ramadan that was unique. And that was better than they thought. Other Ramadan's in their life had been, it might not be the best Ramadan. But it wasn't the worst, it wasn't the worst experience for most people. SubhanAllah. So let me ask you this question. And also you guys can mention in the comments, what would you like to see continue? Like, what did you enjoy in the quarantine, and the lockdown that you wish would continue, that you wish wouldn't come to an end?

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Okay, the most important ones are personal. So I can't share those with you. But

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But the ones that I think can be shared is I like the fact that my children

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were not as distracted with some of the things that we kept him distracted with. So sending my kids to, you know, all the different programs they do. I think in my in, if I'm actually fair, it was more for myself, just to make sure that they have things to do that I didn't have to do those to do other things with them all the time. Does that make sense? Like it was to keep them occupy, it's for their betterment, it's for good. So they're doing like jujitsu and kickboxing, and soccer and, you know, all that kind of thing. But I think a part of it was actually for myself that it gave me the ability to say, Well, my kids are you know, they're doing something good and I don't need to be

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as as engaged. So I think it's actually been a great blessing, you know, to be able to be more with my kids in that sense in in things that they you know, you can't play soccer outdoors, you can't do jujitsu, the gyms are closed. So now it's like we're playing basketball and Subhanallah one of my friends I brought he might even be watching Tara chef A.

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from Sydney, he gave us an IED present so he bought us like a basketball. You know, like a basketball system a Spalding basketball system does Allah, Allah reward him? And just you know, have it in the backyard and just, you know, slam dunking on my boys was was great.

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On one of those kid height things, right, it's not that you can bring it that what do you mean? Are you trying to say I can't have get out?

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Yeah, so just yeah, just being able to rediscover that. That's something I should be doing a little bit more of as well. I think that was a really, you know, maybe a learning lesson for myself. Yeah. So I bought fishing gear for the kids. Okay, so I like to fish but I didn't buy and I bought, you know, my brother in law he got for my boys and I got for my daughter. One. He was like, fishing and you know, now you're taking your kids fishing. It was a little bit. You know, it's like Tom Sawyer kind of thing sitting fishing by the river kind of thing. Just a little. Yeah. So I have a cute story to tell you guys. So Shipka he was at a farm. And during Ramadan Was it during Ramadan. He's

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far farm and we're all in, in in lockdown. And then I tell Sheffy I go my son wants to see kangaroos. And bonus if you can show us some koalas. And then he literally goes outside with the camera and he finds anger routes, wallabies, so that's cute. Koalas are like the cutest animal in the world.

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Well, yeah, you know, it's yeah, it's it's so sad when the fires that happened. I think in the summer we were overseas when it happened before this whole COVID 19 thing. There were these massive I don't know if you remember chef, massive fires that that hit across Australia. And they're saying that there were like, literally millions of those koalas and things. So now they're they're considered almost like an endangered kind of thing. And it was like everywhere. But now it's something that you know, it's something we took for granted. And yeah, now to spot them in their natural environment is something that you have to actually go hunting for. So I'll try to find one

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all Zealand matar Zara says, Come to Ozzy share. He's telling me

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I'll stop the loop.

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So how much time Yeah

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I'm good whenever you are chef Muhammad I'm enjoying your company. How about I asked you something.

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I don't mean to get all controversial. No that

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see some I received some

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Are emails from some of my former students? All right. So these were kids who I have a great deal of love and respect for. And they come from different backgrounds. But the one thing that unifies them was the darkness of their skin color. Right. And I don't want to end on a sour note, but it is advice that I think might be of worthwhile for maybe others that are listening. So when attending what, what? Their skin color, what? Yeah, so they're dark and skin color. So they're African or whatever. Okay, so yeah, black, black and skin color. And what they said, and these are Muslim students who used to be at Islamic high schools, and so on. And they said that their high school

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experience was not always the most pleasurable that they even within Islamic school systems, not necessarily my school, but in other schools, and I'm sure in my school as well.

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That there were moments of times where they, they didn't feel welcomed and comfortable. And that really hit me because, you know, one of one of my, my students, when she said that, when she emailed that, I thought, wow, you know, I used to see her each and every day.

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And she didn't, maybe she didn't have the comfort enough in me to divulge that or to say it, or maybe she didn't feel as much as it did until some of the more recent experiences in the crinum criminality and the murder of you know, George Floyd and, and all of this was seen.

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So, the question that I have, Chef,

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how, how do you help somebody resolve latent feelings that they've had that weren't prominent, maybe, initially, but now they kind of come up? And is that something maybe we can talk about? Maybe not today? We might not have enough time today. But is that something that maybe you can do a program on? I think it's something that would be really beneficial for people to how to resolve some of the eggs. And this was another question, I just had my sacred formula, this

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program that I'm doing on my website, and one sister, she said, You know, I wasn't, I used to not be praying, and now I'm praying, and my husband, I've left him behind, and I kind of feel resentment towards him. And, you know, how do we undo feelings of resentment? How do we undo dislike of somebody who maybe dealt with this in a way that wasn't right? And maybe it's been time that's passed by? And what are some of the approaches that we can kind of take to, I don't want to say self heal, but be able to give ourselves a voice.

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allow ourselves not to experience that again, into the future. A lot of times we talk about forgiveness as well. But a lot of people say, Well, you know, how can I forgive somebody who I believe wronged me? So those are all really just a side point about like, what's happening in the, in the US and whatnot? And finally, Cyrus says, that's a big question. It definitely is a big question. But I just want to make a distinction, I've chosen in this topic to let those voices that know this topic better take the lead, and, you know, support them from the back and encourage them and try to, you know, retweet and re message that, I mean, this is, like, let them speak. It's not

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always that we have to take over

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to take over the what's the word, the narrative or something like that. But the difference between because I thought to myself, yeah, there have been times where I felt racism, or I felt, I think everybody's felt racism. But this is a system, you know, brought

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just a moment. It's not just racism, you just meet a racist person. It's like, the whole system is built against them.

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Like, and

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so I've had fear of, say, border people or whatnot, but it's not that, like what they're experiencing that they're fearing for their life, every time a police officer is stopping them. And if they get up for taillight that's broken, it's a life and death situation for them, like we know or Mother's not knowing, hey, if my boy goes out, he is he coming home or not? And, you know, it's a totally different experience than people saying, Oh, I experienced racism as you know, nonblack type of person and I think we need to humble ourselves that we don't really know what's going on. We have to be respectful of that experience. I just wanted to separate that out from you know, absolute from

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like, it's not just a resentment towards somebody. That's why when I see these posts of people say, hey, let's all get along. If that's my

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Point. No, absolutely. You don't want my students said, she said, You know what, Jeff?

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Why do we call Bilal have a sheet? And I said, Well, you know, he refers to himself and it'd be like, I'll have a sheet that was his reference to himself. It wasn't, you know, she goes, you know, why did we take away that nessa Bilal that he came from an Arabic father? You know, we know his father is beloved Narada. But why is it always al Habashi? Why did we make it an afro centric, and those are really, you know, those are really important things that I think that there's a whole generation of people who require for us to kind of recalibrate our discussions and have a more mature kind of conversation. So it is something that I think I would love to, to discuss a little

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bit further and to have other voices kind of discuss it from within the community.

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And for myself, I also took that same approach it for the first few days, I didn't actually put anything that was for myself, it was just to retweet and you know, to put other other statements, but on Friday, I gave my you know, a talk about ending racism and how even at the time of the Prophet sallallaahu, Selim, those were struggles and Jeffie that was endured and, and that I want to do if I said, you know, as a person who wanted us to push past that, but I do believe that at some point, we kind of need to

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provide a sunnah approach to dealing with resentment, irrespective of the cause, whether it's about these particular issues or, you know, trauma of young

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you know, things that we can't undo for ourselves. But I ask Allah Subhana Allah, Allah to strengthen

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our faith in the faith of our younger generation, who I think are at the cusp of really difficult times the changes that have occurred in the last three months and you know, the economy and everything is, is going to be a big issue. Yeah. Yeah.

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So just a interesting thing about me is that when things really kind of like hurt me internally,

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I tend to be quiet.

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Like if there's a death or there's something that's hurting me, I know some people are like, you know, let me pose let me write an article let me put a blog post and then there's people like that but my style That's My nature is you know, a close friend will die and you will not see a post for me and people are like, you know, why why are you not posting on social media? Like I'm grieving This is not how I grieve I don't just go write articles is not my way of grieving. So sometimes, I mean

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how is that your style or your like the right something to talk a man I'd like to talk it out and I want to talk about like quick like, you know, I want to get my wife on the phone or whatever and just you know, just into the vacuum that she is and just have her hear everything and then

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yeah, she doesn't have to do anything but she just yeah, like I'd want her to listen and just Yeah, reassure so that's kind of means

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but I guess

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maybe we'll get we'll test out what kind of topics do you guys want to hear us speaking about in future podcast episodes of sharp our cup more chopped out California Basha?

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Enough shutdown? Cameroon was the name that JFK wanted to do. We are embracing our Egyptian African roots with our hairdos and our name. fluffed it up brother love it up.

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See how fluffy you can get

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centric kinda, you know, let it take over Habibi Michelle Nevada

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All right. Yeah. So look, we got to do this again next week. What do you say inshallah. Inshallah and hopefully we can solve that Instagram thing man. Maybe we can broadcast on there as well and Instagrams messed up

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it's lucky about it because it was an honor a pleasure. And I look forward to chillin with you again. Hamdulillah.

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Everybody who's tuned in. So I

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said I'm Michael my ruin.