Ihsan & Building a Deep Connection With Allah

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Rahim Alhamdulillah

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Nana do who want to start university you want to start Pharaoh who want to study

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when are we lucky to add I mean surely unforeseen. I will say it out RTR Marina Maria de la COVID de la la Houma. Ubering for her the Ella. Shadow LA who are the hula Sharika

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what a shadow Anessa you don't know have you been sweat on our eternal Mohammed Abdullah? rasuluh

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Allahumma Salli wa Sallim wa barakato verticality you didn't know Mohammed rather early he'll pull up Nepal Helene was herb here Jain while coolamon TVR Hoon BSN Illa Yomi Deen Allahumma alumna and founder when founder of Mr. Turner was it an aroma Subhanak Allahumma the early Madonna

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era Alia Kim Hobart

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structured brothers and sisters as well.

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As salam Wa alaykum warahmatullahi wabarakatu.

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First of all,

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it's an honor and it's a privilege to be here

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in Croydon

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in this masjid,

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may Allah reward all of you for coming today. May Allah reward our Imam and the masjid committee members and

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whoever has put in the effort in making this event take place.

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I myself am honored to be invited. And given the opportunity to spend some time with you talk about a very important issue that inshallah we will hopefully discuss

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in sha Allah.

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This is actually a very important topic, you must have seen and our Imam also advertised the importance of Ehsaan in all matters. This is a

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Arabic word Hassan.

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It's a Quranic term. It's a term that is used in the Hadith of the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, many verses of the Quran

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I would like to first just tell you what this meaning is, the meaning of this word is

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on the poster we had excellence. But that's just one word to describe or translate the word Hassan. In the Arabic language we have certain words that are impossible, or difficult to translate with one word in English or any other language. That's why the beauty is really knowing or learning and understanding Arabic. Like we say Taqwa Taqwa we say the fear of Allah but it doesn't just mean the fear of Allah. It's such a deep comprehensive word. And this is the reason why the Arabic language is one of the richest language not one of it is the richest language and the most vast language. It has many meanings God consciousness, the fear of Allah, the fear or the or the consciousness of

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accountability in the next life. Likewise, we have the word Fitna in Arabic fitna has about 1015 different words that you can use to translate the word fitna, the word of in Arabic, not the old new term in order to do it, you know, etiquette, but in Arabic, other has numerous meanings. And some of them said pleasure Oh Gibreel Hassan Al Haider Kula, all the good qualities and attributes are included within the word other. Likewise, this particular word, sign, it's a very unique and very vast word. It has oceans have meaning. It can be translated by different words in the English language, we can say excellence, that's one word that we've used. We can say perfection, to beautify

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something, to achieve excellence, to do something perfectly to do it in a good way. Psalm two, to be gracious, to be compassionate, to be merciful, to be kind to be considered to be polite, to do something in a perfect way, etc, etc. This is the these are the different words to translate the word, son in Arabic. This is something part of our deen. It's a comprehensive, you know, concept of Islam of deen and of Sharia. And many of the other men have said that this is some of them said that Islam teaches nothing but Ehsaan

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and many have said it's actually 1/3 of our deen and this has been taken from the Hadith of the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, messenger Salallahu Alaihe Salam, the famous hadith of Gibreel men many of you may have heard of this hadith of geographie when the angel Jibreel came to the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam asked a few questions. One of them was the first one was my Iman what is Iman? So the messenger sallallahu alayhi salam replied that it is unto me nebula he wanted to he wanted to be he was truly humble human. Well Kadri Haley here Cherie, you believe in Allah you believe in the in the angels, the books, etc. And then after that he asked him well, Islam

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What is Islam? So the messenger SallAllahu Alisson replied by saying

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To be masala with tortillas record with assume Ramadan without jailbait that you offer your prayer you give zakat your fasting the month of Ramadan with the origin bait and you perform Hajj in eastern dietary history. And then the third question was Millia Hassan, what is your son? And then the messengers of Allah who are listen responded which I'm going to explain and go into bit of detail and dabbled Allah hookah anakata Raphael into control for Iraq. So in these, these three questions, first question was Iman second question was Islam. Third question was Hassan, and when he went Jupiter in peace be upon him when he returned, the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said

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to the Sahaba her the Jabra eel, a third comb you are limo comme de Nakum this was Angel Jabra eel. He came to teach you your deen your religion. So this means that your deen and our deen your religion and our religion comprises of these three parts. So Iman is 1/3 Islam is the second third and Sun is the third third. It's a third of our deen. So this is what has been taken from this hadith of the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. And many of them actually say that the whole of the Quran

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the whole of the Quran actually teaches nothing but your son. And there are actually

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the word son there are actually over 60 Not 1666 Zero 60 verses in the Quran that have that they have words that have been taken from the root word, how many 60 I read this somewhere, and then I actually counted myself as well. There are over 60 verses. I was once I had a flight to Canada. So what I did, I took the most half the copy of the Quran with me. And I looked through the whole of the Quran and I counted, I actually wrote them I haven't written handwritten, okay, even at the time of typing, I know iPads etc. But I wrote it with my pen. I have all of them I've still got it stapled 63 verses of the Quran, in which there are words derived from the word exon. You have a

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center you have you seen an exon and that's the root word. My sin is the person a male who has a quality of exon, my sinner is a female who has a quality of exon in Allah you have been seen in Allah loves those who have who have the quality of Ehsaan mercy noon, the plural of sin, Synod, the plural of sinner, you have many, many words like that, in Allah he will either you will son Allah commands or the justice and son. Well I see you have excellency in your life be a person of sun. So there are many, many verses of the Quran and this is something that Allah has ordered. It has been commanded. Remember brothers, this is not something just nothing Oh, recommended almost a hub or

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voluntary sign is an obligation. You know, the famous verse I just read that first, our Imam in Juma Hazza

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everybody knows this verse because we're ready to stand up in Allah will either you will Essen were either either CORBA way in her and in fascia you will Moon curry will look into the Quran with Grover. The Globe well known everybody. Now we need to sometimes wait to Allah Who just now and relax, take it easy, then slowly we can stand up for salatu. Juma, there's no rush. There's no hurry. So what what does Allah say in that verse in Allah here moral bill, ideally, Well, son, indeed, Allah commands you to be just idle. And Allah commands, son excellence. So it's a foreign if Allah commands something, Allah gives an order, Allah makes it compulsory. This means that this is

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something necessary, further and obligatory. And actually, there's a hadith as well, in the Sahara of Muslim which I'll talk about later on as well where the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he said, in Allah gettable Sana Allah Khalid Sheikh, indeed Allah has got about the word or in Arabic cutterbar means to write but it also means to make something obligatory. Good tea by Ali como seyoum Fasting has been made katiba written upon, you know, fasting is has made has been made obligatory upon you. kuti, radical Muslims of cookiebot inner salata, kanatal Mina Kitab amo hooter so in the Hadith the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says that in the Lucha cuttable Sun adequately che

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Allah has made it obligatory, necessary for other, mandatory upon you to have a sun when you deal with anything and anyone in every aspect. That's why the title of today's talk was

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sun in all matters of life in all matters. That's actually taken from this hadith. It's a sound sahih Hadith, which is narrated in the Sahai of Imam Muslim in Allah cuttable it Hassan Ali Aquila.

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You shake, and then the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam gave an example to the point where either Patil tomb Fastenal, Petra, were either the Batum fasten with her as an example, to the point that even when you kill and slaughter an animal, and we just had a duel of her, and we all performed over here, the slaughter, the qurbani the sacrifice, even when you slaughter, slaughter with a Hassan for a single pizza, even when you're slaughtering a chicken or a cow, or a goat, or a sheep, or a camo, there's a sign in slaughtering an animal, whether the Batum fashion or hip hop, and then he's gave a few examples, few sort of

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etiquettes that while you hate the CompTIA ferrata who when you slow to ensure that you sharpen your knife, that's etiquette of slaughtering with sign would you rather be hotter who, and ensure that you give ease and rest to the animal that you're slaughtering? That's part of axon. So axon is obligatory compulsory necessary in every aspect. And this is why this hadith, the verse of the Quran said in Allah who will agree with the sun, the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said in Nova Cantabria Hassan Allah cliche, so this tells us this is my first point before I go on to mention some important things that Exxon is just like offering Salah and Aisha and Fajr and Maghrib and Doha

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and Ursa, and Mercury Russia is for Exxon is fuddled, just like fasting is obligatory, it Hassan is obligatory, just like going to Hajj and performing the ritual of Hajj for those who can afford it. It's obligatory, just like giving the cut is farther than obligatory. The quality the attribute of a Hassan is forbidden, it's obligatory, it's not optional. It's not something that in which we have a choice. There are no two opinions about this. This is not something to do with the Hanafi Shafi or Maliki humbly, this is a general concept of Islam. Clear verse of the Quran, clear the Hadith of the messenger, sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, there is no two opinions about this. This is a concept of

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Islam, that it is absolutely mandatory upon every Muslim, male, female, Muslim, and Muslim, to have a son in their life. Now this son, when we say all matters, I'm going to divide this into few categories and few aspects of our lives, to see how our son relates to our life. The most important or probably the first area, sign with Allah subhanho wa taala. I'm not going to keep on translating the word, son because as I said, In the beginning, it's very difficult. We use some words we said, exon means what? I said excellence, perfection, doing good to beautify something, to achieve something Well, to be compassionate, to be well mannered, to be polite. But I think the best word,

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the closest word, the word that gives the closest meaning is excellence. And that's why that's how we translated it. Ehsaan excellence so, but I will keep on using the word exon rather than keep on saying excellent because it's not really the correct translation, but it's the closest translation exon with Allah subhanaw taala. When we say with Allah, Allah, Allah subhanaw taala what does that mean? Our relationship with Allah, we have to have a Hassan in our relationship, in our connection in our relationship with our Lord and our Creator. And that starts off with the closest we all will Allah is in our prayer but constantly, not just in Salah. We have a constant relationship with Allah

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subhanaw taala so we have axon in our relationship with Allah. I'll mention in prayer and outside prayer in both ways.

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The hadith I just mentioned of geographical area, he said, What are the messengers of Allah when he was salam say, when Jabra even asked him my son, what is your son? He said, The messenger sallallahu alayhi salam replied, and target Allah hookah Anika Tara, who you worship Allah, as though you are seeing him as though we can't see Allah. Anyone seen Allah? No, we can't see Allah in real life.

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That's that's a man. That's really that's the test. If we saw Allah then what's the big deal being a believer? No, but there would be no coffin in the world. So that's the test. You worship Allah as though as low. In other words, you worship Allah, with a conviction with understanding with the thought, as though you are seeing Allah Imagine for a moment that if we were offering salah, and Allah was in front of us, how would that Salah be for one moment, I'm sure every single one of us here today we would be offering a Salah that would be just absolutely amazing out of this world.

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If we do that, sometimes just before our parents or our teachers or you know, some human beings are just some

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Time to show people or just you know we do that sometimes young children or you know, sometimes we have parents or teachers or some pious person and we offering saliva we'll just make sure that that prayer sunnah is slightly better than when we are by ourselves. Imagine if you are praying and you are seeing Allah, that's the Hadith of the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, worship Allah as though you are seeing him and then he said for inlanta Contura, who are in Iraq, if you cannot see Him, which means that if you cannot get to that level, if you cannot achieve that level, if you can't get yourself to think that you are seeing Allah because that's, that's actually a higher

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level, it's a second stage. So he said after that, for Olympia, Contura who you know who your rock then know that at least you know that Allah is watching you. So there are two levels here, the highest level, the first MACOM is that we worship Allah as though you're seeing Allah but sometimes it's difficult for people to get to that level. So before getting that to that level, the messages that Allah Allah sent said, Okay, if you can't, can't get to that level, that at least know that Allah is watching you. So Allah is watching you. And then in sha Allah slowly, maybe after a few months, you might get to a level where you will get to the level of seeing Allah as though you are

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seeing Allah was you worshiping Him. And this is Salah with Hassan, who shoo in prayer, who do in prayer.

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This is very important actually brothers and sisters because we are hamdulillah look, we pray, everyone who prays and hamdulillah there are people who don't pray, we need to inshallah encourage them to pray as well. Nobody's perfect, but we need to encourage people to pray. But when we start praying, we are taking the time out. We are taking the time out, right? Five times a day, then just give it a few more minutes. Pay more attention. Why miss out sometimes our prayers prayers are not even valid. We come we pray, but sometimes our Salah is not valid.

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You must have heard of these two words for sure. And this is son in prayer in solid. You must have heard of these two words. Oh, sure. And Hodor most people here sure and who these two words are not they don't give the same meaning. These are two separate words. Who sure is one thing who do something else. And who should Oh Phil Barton and who do Orfila here who sure is internal who do is external.

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I will explain this to you who do is external. In other words, we must have hoodoo in our salah. That means that externally, externally, our solid our prayer Our a birder is in accordance with the Sunnah of the messenger Salallahu Alaihe Salam, which means calmness and composure, which means what Tama Nina at the dollar Khan offering Suraj with extreme calmness and composure, there is no rush, there's no hurry.

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That's what we need to focus on more, we actually sadly live in a time where people argue more about whether hands here or here, there's more important things than you know arguing about these things. I'm not saying you shouldn't be discussing these things. But we spent so much time arguing about those issues that take out all our who shoe from our prayer. I was once offering a prayer next to somebody I mentioned this a few times in a talk and I don't know it was a university or somewhere long time ago. And next I was offering ceramics to him. Now you know people when they read recite the shahada, there's different ways of moving your finger there's different herbs you know, there's

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different Hadith different evidences, you know, so there's different ways of a shadow Hola. Hola. Hola. Hola. We should do and then Mohammed Abdullah Sudha, etc. So his brother praying next to me, he his way of you know, moving his finger shaking his finger was different to the way I followed. So anyway, no problem. I was offering Salah next to him, and he saw my finger. So in the Salafi Indian nationalists, and he said, like this, he nudged me like this. Now, okay, I mean, this is not about salah being valid or invalid, it's what's more better even if you have an opinion, which is different. The Quran says that we want to be those people who don't constant have concentration in

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the prayer. We are have been ordered by Allah to concentrate we should be praying such that we don't even know what the guy next door is doing. We're in a different world. We should be worshiping Allah as though we are seeing Allah not seeing somebody's finger. Worship Allah as though you are seeing Allah if you are seeing Allah you don't know where you are, you are lost, you are lost in the ibird of Allah subhanaw taala.

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So, this is what happens. You know, we talk about these issues and we argue about these issues. But externally us the calmness, the issues in which there is no difference of opinion. No Muslim, no group will ever disagree about being calm in solid. There is no disagreement every school of thought when you go

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Do go very slowly make sure your back is straight spend, you know some at least say minimum three but okay the Imams may have to do it bit quickly because sometimes Imam has to think about everybody someone has a back problem or something. So don't always judge the Imam. But when you're praying by yourself, you know slowly maybe three times five times seven times when you say Swami Allah Who do you mean Hamidah stand for a few seconds, rabbinical hand hand and Kathy Rhonda uban Mubarak and fee stand for a bit don't rush. This is this is why as you get into dialogue and then when we go into sujood, slowly Subhana Allah Subhana Allah Subhana Allah and then we sit by in a session that

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teignbridge between the two soldiers can sit for a while, Allah homophily didn't he was luckily we can read recite that whether it's for or nothing.

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And then going back in sujood this is what you call hoodoo. Externally offering Salah with calmness and composure. And there's a hadith where the messenger sallallahu alayhi salam was one set and Arabi a person who, from the village of Bedouin, he came and he offered Salah in front of the messenger salAllahu alayhi wa sallam hidden the messenger SallAllahu alyssum saw him and he said him come for Sunday for inoculum to Sally standard because you haven't prayed. Standard pray, repeat your prayer because you haven't prayed. So he repeated. He said to him again come for Sunday for inoculum to Sunday standard repeat because you haven't prayed third time standard repeat because you

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haven't prayed. So you said Ya rasool Allah Messenger of Allah, I can't do better than this. That's it. I don't know how to do it. Can you show me so then the messenger salAllahu alayhi salam practically showed him and then he showed him when he went into court, he said, look for that.

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Key. And that's the words of the Hadith in Bukhari and Muslim for Eva, Nanda Jellison. For Ananda, even when you are it is from the word inna in Arabic. And in order to either use the same word, when you are Muthana. In when you are calm and composed in ruku, then Say Subhan, or bill or the then when you are calm and composed, standing up, calm and composed in sujood. We take time out to problems and it's very it'll be very sad, and we will be very, you know, deprived. If we are taking the time out to pray. And then we are not getting from our prayer. What are we supposed to get? This is actually very important we actually need you know, Salah is something brothers seriously.

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We really need to learn not just the basic rules of Salah, but how to pray we should have cowshed courses on this. I remember once, I think a few months ago or a year ago, there was a program somewhere here in London in London as well as up north.

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And there was a few scholars who delivered a full two day course about how to pray not about the rules that this breaks prayer and this is how to This is Not that there was about I can't remember what it was awakening the prayer was just about who and who in prayer.

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Just the who and Hulu aspect. So the huddle is external. And then I go to the huddle. Huddle is external. Sure. That's what's really important more important here sure is internal concentration, the mind is in the prayer. This is a sign in Salah. What does that mean? What who should who shouldn't means concentration, you understand the difference who is external. Now who Chu is internal, that crucial has three levels

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that Assura has how many levels, three levels,

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basic level, medium level and the higher level. The basic level of crucial work of concentration in Salah is to offer prayer Salah and do whatever you are doing or what we are doing at the time knowing that we are doing that. So if I am standing in Croydon Masjid I know I am in Croydon masjid, not in my shop or somewhere or I'm thinking about something else. I know when I am reciting Alhamdulillah I mean, I know at this moment in time, I am reciting Al hamdu, lillahi, Rabbil Alameen when I'm reciting what Bollin I know I am reciting, sometimes it's difficult, it will only come with with what?

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With practice. No problem. Look. Intent if it's if thoughts come in prayer, unintentionally, no problem. There's no sin. What's wrong is to deliberately bring thoughts in Salah if somebody says Oh yes, I need to do some calculations. Okay, when I go for Asia, that's when I'll do it. Allahu Akbar. Okay, let's start calculating. Yeah, he came this, then that's wrong. But if there's not deliberate not a problem, but what we need to do is try Allahu Akbar okay, this today's prayer Salah Isha? Definitely, I'm going to be fully concentrated on hamdulillahi rabbil Alameen Aruna and or heme molecule MIDI. Suddenly Shere Khan took us to Okay, yeah, sharp there. So children families are

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As the Tesco whatever or some youngsters football, okay, and a woman doing really well do VRD hemo barley, come back, go off, come back, no problem slowly, slowly there'll be about six months you try. After six months you'll get 30% concentration 50% 60% 80% 90% Inshallah, we'll call and get 100% concentration. And even when it's 100%, nobody's perfect. It's not possible for everybody to be 100% all the time, but 9095 in every prayer, and that's the salah that has a diff that makes a difference and has an impact in our lives. The Quran says in Salah turn her annual fracture, you want mukha prayer, Salah stops you from sin and evil things and it brings about a positive change in

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your life. It's not talking about any Salah that we just we just do it. That's it? No, no, it's only that prayer in which we perform wudu ablution with concentration and the full Salah is with concentration, that's when it will make a massive difference in our lives. So that was just the first level. What's the first level? Did I say?

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Awareness being aware or knowing what we are doing at the time that we're doing so when we are in Roku, we know we are saying SubhanAllah belagavi When we are in sujood we know we are saying Subhan Allah Bill Allah.

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The second level is to understand the meaning of what we are saying again brothers, you don't have to be a scholar to know the meanings of Salah prayer. This is really for every Muslim, Arab or non Arab. This is Munna Jaya, Allah, Allah subhanahu Attallah. If we don't understand what we are talking, what we are saying to Allah, the salah actually becomes very robotic, it becomes very, you know, something in which you can't constant it's difficult to concentrate. You know, if you don't know if someone's giving the lecture, right? If I was talking to Chinese right now, you'd be bored.

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Okay, unless somebody's Chinese here and understand, but if I was talking right now, you'd probably go to sleep. If the Imam is taraweeh he's reciting Quran and beautiful Quran reading either will concentrate because it's got a good voice. And that's not really something just to concentrate on. Okay, that's not really what really concentration but are we Salah and Imams recitation is not based on the voice. It should be based on the text read, and it should be based on our understanding. Why do we find it very difficult to offer? tarawih? How many? How many how many record per okay, it's discussed too slow. Why? Because we don't have a clue what the Imam is saying. The moment the day we

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understand what the Imam is saying, your whole Salah will be transformed completely. We know we are saying so we you know and there are deeper meanings, not just the basic translation and this is why we had that course. Two days awakening the prayer. The scholars who taught that course actually went from wudu till a Salam aleikum wa rahmatullah salaam aleikum wa rahmatullah that deeper inner meanings of Salah from A to Zed.

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They had one in East London or somewhere, I remember, I didn't teach that one. But the one in Manchester, I was part of the group who taught that and, you know, we went through everything like when you say Allahu Akbar, why are you saying Allahu Akbar? What should you be thinking at this time? Why Allahu Akbar? Why not Rahman Akbar? Why Allah why a Kabbalah? Why not some other attributes of Allah? What are you thinking right now? When we're raising hands, whether it's here or here, when we are raising hands, why are we raising it? What food should we have right now? What what is the meaning of this? What is the significance of this? And then when we put when we fold our

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arms, most of the people who follow the Hanafi school, they fold them and put them here why it's like you're standing, you know, when I, if this is a big king or someone that I'll just I'll be in front of him, you know, just standing like this. Okay? Yes, yes. Whatever you say, you know, really concentrated and devoted and just, you know, okay, yes, you know, you're getting told off by a teacher and you're like this. And even if it's here, there's different ways. There's Hadith for the messenger Salallahu Salam performing salah, like the other schools follow, He also performed Salah about placing his hands on the chest. But there's there's a meaning we're standing in the Presence

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of Allah subhanaw taala. Then we say Al hamdu lillahi rabbil aalameen Why Al Hamdulillah not. Why not? Why not a shoe crew? What do we think about when we say I'll handle whole praise? Every part of the praise that belongs to anything any praise I praise you you praise me we praise the Imam we praise the anyone who is praised anywhere in the world, any creation, any animal anyone ultimately belongs to Allah subhanaw taala and handle all praise, Every praise that exists for any one or anything ultimately goes to Allah. Rob, Bill and me. What does that mean? What does it mean mean? The Lord of the Worlds includes all the words Jupiter, Mars, Venus, everything. That's the seat of

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the Spirit. In fact, he was trying to understand the meaning or sort of refer to how do we think about our Rama

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earn a Rahim molecule Medina all the way to what Akbar lien and I mean, then the surah that we recite when we are in Lucca. I'm actually going quite a lot into just this topic I'm gonna head but the ruku the record. Now we are like we need to think worship Allah as though you are seeing him so we think Allah is right in front of us. Of course we don't believe Allah like to be a body in front of us. But

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Allah is watching us and we are offering we are offering our Salah as though we are seeing Allah so we're in ruku and we're thinking Subhana, rugby and other him. That's why the Sunnah is to keep the eyes open in prayer but many of them have said that initially in the beginning, if it helps bring Khushboo in Salah no problem. You can close your eyes and if it better if you can offer Salah in darkness, you don't have to close your eyes at home, close, close the room light, shut it off and then pray because the Sunnah is that the messenger Salallahu Alaihe Salam will keep his eyes open. So it's it's superior to keep the eyes open but just to bring her Sure, yes, close it for initial

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stages. So Subhanallah be Aleem, we say Subhana Rob be an ally Aleem. There's deep meanings. When we say Subhana rugby Allah why are the mean rakura Why are Allah in such detail? Because it's we're in the original state, the lowest state we're in the lowest state or dinner is the opposite of Allah. Etc, etc. When we reciting our you know the Sherwood knowing the meanings attached here to what does that mean? Lila he was Salah to what does that mean? What per year but what does that mean?

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Most people don't know about what these words mean attire to the law. He was talking about what are you but then we might know salam alayka UNDP but thinking the meanings, thinking of the meanings, and then we recite you know salawat and blessings on the messenger sallallahu alayhi salam and then after that the DUA we make brothers and sisters the DUA that's the time to make dua, okay. If you're an Imam, then you don't need to sit there and make dua for 10 minutes because as I said, the man has to always keep the congregation in mind. But that's the time when do I is really accepted. You know, we don't have to just have one DUA and we just do mere lip service.

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You know, there's one dua which the messenger Salallahu Alaihe Salam toto Abubaker sandiacre The Allahu Anhu Allahumma India Burlington FC Oberman cathedra wherever the noble and fulfill him of Pharaoh Thurmond and the core harmony in the Telegraph Alright, let's just wonder how you don't have to stick to that dua. I'll tell you myself, I can't remember the last time maybe three four years ago I probably read that

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I'm just telling you to show that that is not a compulsory mandatory dua there's numerous from my other aubema You should be you know, mineral Qurani was soon any dua you say Rob, Tina for dunya Hasina. Think about okay, you've got children, or your wife is pregnant and you want to make dua you know, like Robina Hublin. I mean, as far as you know, what the reaction Oh, you're pregnant yourself as a sister, or I'm gonna Hublin I mean, as far as you know, we'll do react and our Kurata Yun which tacchini Mama, Oh Allah, you know, make our children the coolness of our eyes, bless us with children, whatever do are you thinking of but remember, you can't be like oh, please my business or

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whatever, you know, you can't change it has to be the prescribed drugs which are in the Quran or the Hadith but any dua if you're praying on your own, you can spend 10 minutes making dua that's the time and two is accepted. But we will only do that if we know what the meanings and this extends to and this actually takes us to a very important point. It extends to extend to other donors as well. Not just Salah. So when we make into you know,

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sometimes I don't know what the practice here is. Made some Masjid you know, the Imam after Salah makes too loudly and you know, everybody, just half the people don't know what's going on. I mean, I mean, I mean, I mean, I mean, I mean, okay, can't finish don't know what who he said what he said nobody knows what's going on. And that's it. That's what happens. That's why they say it's good with your own in your own words, make the dua to Allah subhanaw taala lots of times people ask, and this is a very important issue. We have this common issue about belief. So many times I'm sure the Imam here and all the different Imams and lots of you as well. Is there any dua Is there anybody for I've

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got this problem. Well, one thing I'll say here, we don't have dua for every every issue in our life, my glasses fell down I'm not going to find it to that oh Allah you know, pick Find me the glasses. You know, some people think that for every different issue, there's a special will differ in Islam, something like that. Okay. And really the prescribed two hours that we do find in the Hadith of the messenger salAllahu alayhi salam, there are those that are actually when you when you enter a masjid, there's a dua when you exit the Masjid. There's a prophetic dua when you enter

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The house is a DUA, when you exit the house, there's a DUA, when you sit in your means of transportation Subhanallah the Sahara Luna, her daughter, when you enter the toilet, there's a dua when you exit the toilet, there's a door. Again, you should try to understand the meanings. But the point I was just mentioning here, we do find those doors and those doors are very important. But other than that, we don't have like, well, the first you know, when sometimes when Rama and she'll tell you, Okay, read this for this problem. I mentioned something that we find sometimes extremes on both sides. Sometimes some people think every time someone tells us to recite something, if it's not

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found in the Hadith, it's a bit. Okay, I don't like to talk about these polemical issues anyways, but I just mentioned this, you can agree, disagree, whatever. But

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and other times people just live on these.

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You know, a lot of these will differs, like sometimes you go to some chef and you say, Okay, I have this problem. So read this 643 times. Yep.

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Where has that come from? It's not in the Quran? Is it in the Hadith of the messenger? Salallahu Alaihe. Salam? No. How did he tell you to read that?

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Now, I'll explain to you why. And this tells you the real position of this dua, the status of it, that we exaggerate with it as well. Normally, what happens with many of these do ours is that it's an Arabic dua that somebody someone maybe 500 600 years ago, some share, some Imam, some Hadith, some facilities, some fapy, or whoever it may be, maybe had a similar issue like you or I had, and read this dua for a certain amount of times. And suddenly, he found the benefits and his problem was solved.

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It might be a prophetic due out, but not the number. So in my view, Robina 10 of dunya Hassan which is in the Quran, but he read it like 21 times. And so the problem being solved next time he had a problem, again, he read 21 times again, problem solved. So he told his student you know what, I've been reading this to over 21 times, my problem is being solved maybe you try my work for you as well. So he did it worked for him as well.

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Sometimes it's not too far from the Quran isn't just an Arabic made up to an Arabic one or a sahab Is do our job is to ah, and he taught someone else and he taught someone else and like loads of people, every time they read it this amount of times, they just see the difference. So that's the DUA that will defer to the chef tells you that okay, maybe it's benefited me, this is a culture of an experience, that it's maybe how to you that helps me you try it helps you

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to this extent, there's nothing wrong. That's why I said some people say no, this is wrong, what why? But then also on the other hand, the other extreme is that if we deal with this as though it is in the Quran, or as though the messenger Salallahu Alaihe Salam prescribed it, or the number or we give it so much importance, then again, it's wrong. And that's where the problem is because some people deal with this as though it is rectified. Hi, oh, people are hungry, bla bla, let me know Rahmani Raheem, read this to our 243 times. That's how we deal with it sometimes. So that's why, what I was saying that lots of people when they ask when anyone asks me for a relief or like, Oh,

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I've got this problem. You know, I've got a work problem on the phone. Is there anything to read? I said, Look, I don't know. I don't know what anything to read. I don't know I don't have a well defined machine. Okay. I don't have an amulet machine. Best thing. Offer your five time prayers with Khushboo and who there was one sister who called and said, Oh, I've got these problems and this and that and my life is like this and my life is like that.

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So I just like you know, may the Congress talk a bit and just in the middle without her realizing this was on the phone as to whether she pressed budget and she says no. So anyway, then I let her carry on with a problem. You know, she just kept that in mind. And then I said, Actually, I've got a very very good dua. But this only works after Fajr Salah

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and you have to read this 16 times make sure it must be 16 If you do 15 is not gonna work I made up. I made it all up. You know, I said if you if you do 15 times, I'm gonna work and don't do 1716 and straight after fajr you say hello, Monica. Hola, salaam salaam wa Rahmatullah you have to read this to those who are from the Quran. Okay, simple, do I not a problem? You can read it? Every we all read it.

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But I told her he has to be able to measure and when I said to a 16 she was thinking oh yes 16 Must be something special magic potion unless you have 16 time because you know people like well this numbers and etc. So

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now why I did that was at least you will offer Fisher prayer. We don't want to pray. Fudger we don't want to offer our salah. We don't want to offer a crucial clue. And we think a magic will lead to our potion is going to change our world or an amulet a chef will just make dua for you and put you put his hand on your chest and that's how you're blessed for unto Kiama that's not how this world works. If the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam who greater than the messenger Salallahu Alaihe Salam he could have just read it was even blue on the kuffar in bother

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If I had finished no better, no better, no Muslim would have been no Sahabi would have been martyred.

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This is not how the world works, we have to be real, you know, we need to deal with reality. We have to take the means Islam, we have to act upon the rules of Islam, we have to offer our salah, our problems will not be solved unless we enter into Islam completely, totally in every aspect of our life. These miraculous dramas, it could work on one occasion, but that's not the norm. I'm not saying they could never work, it could work on one odd occasion you know, that's out of the norm. But the normal Sunnah of Allah is offer your prayers and do the things which we have to be doing. So anyway, this and I'm actually I'm not gonna go into a lot of details, I have so many other things to

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say but I'm going to just finish on this topic, this is the this is just the first area of exon

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just finish off this topic.

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So, we will say I will saying that this second level is what

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second level is what understanding the meanings of Salah whatever and I was I was also say that we need to extend this to outside our Salah as well. Like you know we say in Chaga Chaga Chaga bro you're coming Chava What have you said what have I said what is inshallah

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in sha Allah, this schewe Huge meanings behind Inshallah,

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this world nothing happens. Without the will, the wish, the Command of Allah, I will take the means you take the means, I have made preparations to visit you tomorrow we plan to go to Birmingham tomorrow. But there's a massive but in in means only if there's a big if there's a massive if in the middle. Brother remember in sha Allah. Only if Allah wishes I could plan you could plan? No, the chef was talking about house being burnt. We have plans in the morning in the middle of the night. Allah forbid something could happen. Nobody knows. Inshallah, there's deep meanings. someone passes away in June. What happened brother in law, he was a in LA Hey, Roger own a Latina either cassava to

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masiva. When people are afflicted with calamity, the Quran says they say and they should say in in.

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Indeed we belong to Allah. Allah has a right to test us. If we belong to someone and He tests us. He has a right. There's no There's no reason to complain. We can't complain. If I gave you my phone, this is not my phone, by the way. But if I gave you this phone to borrow, and then I said, use it. And then I said, Can I have my phone back? Are you going to be upset? No. I'm taking if Allah gave you a son, and took that son away,

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death came? What if Allah gave you that son, and the son passed away, there's no reason to complain. It's in our manner that Allah gave There's a famous hadith of UMO, Salama abou palha and saline. You know the famous story you must have heard, famous, amazing story, I don't have the time. I'm not gonna go into the details. But you must have heard of the story. You know, when the Sahaba habia husband, wife, this child, the son was quite ill, and husband left him in an ill state went to work him at night, and said to the wife, how is our son,

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she the son had passed away. But she prepared a nice meal for him dressed really well, you know, looked at her best in her best condition when he came in. So don't worry, he is in a much better state than you left him in the morning. This is a unique, unique ID. So he thought maybe the sun hamdulillah is probably now is better. But she didn't. And this is the type of wife you know Subhanallah this amazing quality, some of the Sahaba amazing qualities, you could tell that the men were made by the women, amazing qualities of the sahaba. And that's the problem today we find and this is, you know, we don't have men of that caliber because we don't have the women of that

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caliber. In order for us to have men of great caliber. Behind every successful man

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is a successful woman and sometimes I say not behind on the side of every successful man. Sometimes you have to on your side, your mother your wife or your daughter and your wife. Someone smiling probably thinks two wives.

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But behind every successful man there's a woman but this is really the world you know, the Sahaba they did. They did whatever they did. It was because of the women folk her tone. The contribution of the women they made society without women men could have done nothing and they can't do anything even till today. But the problem today we don't have the car

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level of men is because let's blame the women that we don't have the women of that caliber.

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The Sobor the patients, amazing Southern, you find, you know, even when they were going through hardships in their marriage the way they would complain as well was unique. Once a hobby hobby came to the messenger, salallahu Alaihe Salam, complaining, you know, wanting advice about a husband. The husband has really given her her rights. You know, like he's always he's not fulfilling her rights because all his worshiping no time for the wife doesn't even sleep with her. Say she came to the messenger Salallahu Alaihe Salam ya rasool Allah, your brother, my husband, how amazing pious person is he? He prays so much all night he worships I don't even get to see him Subhanallah amazing

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messenger SallAllahu Sallam understood she was actually trying to

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give a message that he's actually not even sleeping with me or you know, doesn't have time for the wife.

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He understood, they would be implicit in the way they would even complain about their husbands. Just imagine. And then he called him and he said, Look in religious mica Ali Huck, when his OG colleague heard enough, see colleague hug your home, your own buddy has a right over you, yourself, you have a right over you, your wife has a right over you. Islam doesn't mean that you abandon your children and wife and go away for 10 years away and you don't even see your children and family. That's not Islam. Islam says fulfilling fulfilling the rights of your children and your wife is part of a burden. It's actually part of Islam. There's no monasticism in Islam, there is no robinia. Islam

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doesn't say you go into jungle or go into the path of Allah and just abandon your children. This is not part of the teachings of Islam. So anyway, this Sahabi when he came back, the wife, what did she say? He's in a perfect state. And then she cooked a nice meal, gave the food and then after that they spent the night together. They actually had relations at night. He was quite happy. And after completing relations, she said, can I tell you something? Imagine can ask your question if our next door neighbor borrowed us a bottle of oil. And if they after about a week asked us to give it back to them. Would it be wrong if we got upset or said no to them? Of course not. You know, if they

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borrowed us some oil and they want it back? It's there right? We can't be upset. We can't be distressed. So she said Likewise, Allah has given us an Amana boy. And this boy this morning, Allah take the boy back again.

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He got a shock you know, first this, you know, why didn't you tell me as soon as I came in the house, she did not want him to go through the you know the initial this is actually even a way to break news. There's actually books written on the topic of how to break news. Now Alexa, so remember that your father's dead?

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Come on, you know, some etiquettes

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I'm in the hospital. He just passed away. No, no, no, that's not aware of books. There's a book called mean edible Islam in Arabic, translated into English written by shahada, Fatah. Allah, there's etiquettes of how to break unpleasant news. whether someone's ill someone's sick some tragedy has happened. How do you break the news? Part of solid? That's part of our son as well. So and then he actually went to the message in the morning after Fajr Salah. He related the whole story to the messenger sallallahu alayhi salam. And the messenger SallAllahu sallam said that she was she's an amazing woman and it's an amazing way that she broke the news to you. And he said

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BarakAllahu Li Li Li Kuma May Allah bless you in your union x night in your relationship. May Allah give you baraka and because of the dua of the messenger of allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in their progeny. Great people like Ahmed bin Abdulaziz I think it was the grant or the grandson was Ahmed bin Abdulaziz of the Allahu Anhu.

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So this is

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I was saying about inner Illa who were in early Raja rune in the law when someone

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we belong to someone and He tests us.

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He has right to test us in early Allah we belong to Allah. Allah has the right to if Allah takes even our eyes away, Allah forbidden May Allah protect us. But even if he did that, Allah has given us years he couldn't have he probably had a choice of coastal property to create us without ears without eyes, nothing.

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So if he takes it away, yes, we will be sad. But always Reba bill, Kedah we are happy content with a quarter of Allah if a calamity befalls us in early Allah, we belong to him. He has a right to test us. We don't have a right to complain. And then we're in a lady here, Roger, rude and we will return to Allah. What does that mean? That means that this test

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is actually very short. We will it's only 10 years, it's only 15 years. Okay? Your father's passed away, no problem. After 15 years you will pass away and you will be the entire eternity agenda. And that's what the doctor who passed away, sorry, here, his family passed away. Subhanallah amazing. Iman and your team very rarely have seen a person like him.

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And you know, this, this is an example you can think of his whole family. Imagine you're in Ireland. Here. You heard this in the news. And as Mallanna was saying that they all were studying in our Mother Teresa. The whole family except one son, one son was in another room, but they're very close to to my father. And I didn't know him that well. I mean, I never met him before that. Because every time he was here, I was out of the city but with my family. He was he knew them very well.

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Imagine you getting the news that not just one member of your family passed away. Your whole entire family are wiped out wiped out from the face of the earth. Your daughter, your wife hears about 52 His wife was 46 or 4747 year old wife, 90 year old daughter she's in the final year of Buhari being an RD my

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17 year old son Hoffman and his he started the first genome with us this year, and a 15 year old boy who completed 20 G's of the Quran. All students of knowledge. Friday night 12 o'clock Friday night meaning Islamically Friday night night before the day has fire completely imagine all of them God

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the guy is so strong he's a neurosurgeon, a brain surgeon you saw him probably in the news BBC everywhere he is mashallah, this this is Iman and you're being

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you know, and the example that came to my mind and I mentioned this in a talk in Sheffield just a few weeks ago.

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The example that comes down I'm going to conclude though I'm not going to take too much time, just another few minutes. The example that comes to our mind in this scenario is like you know, you and your family me and my family we are just traveling, imagine you're traveling from here to you're going up north to Manchester and you stopped at a service station or you're traveling on the train and you stopped at a service station. And what happened the husband or the father said okay, I'm just going there to do some getting some coffee What do you want to take it all the word okay you can take a sandwich you want some crisps? What do you want? And you went home after about 1520

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minutes you you went to the toilet as well inside and get the coffee everything and they were in the train waiting your family you came back and found out the train is gone.

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He found out by mistake or something or you got delayed or somebody pushed it or or by mistake, but you know that there's nothing wrong they are guaranteed that they will be going to the destination to Manchester these people are all martyred, martyred shahada, the messengers of Allah what Islam said in the Hadith the one who dies in a fire is a Shaheed is a martyr. So not just that there were students of knowledge they passed away Friday night bla bla and travelers they were not living in Leicester they were just they're staying there from Dublin from Ireland. Many reasons imagine so they were they are definitely guaranteed paradise we can say that because of shahada okay, because

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these are the words of the messenger salAllahu alayhi salam there's no doubt so you know they have been taken for sure with safety they will go to the destination in Manchester, but they tell you

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okay, what's happened oh, my family's gone.

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But you have a chance there's a train tonight on tomorrow morning. You can go and then meet them but just be good otherwise you'll miss that train but you have to be good Muslim as well. Okay, just be a good person. You can get the train if you'd be a good if you behave tomorrow morning you'll get that you know your space is reserved. Would you be sad? You will decide slightly I was enjoying my time together and my family will you know I bought all the sandwiches we would have had coffee together another half an hour, one hour. Okay, no problem. Inshallah, tomorrow morning, train What time is it? 830. Okay.

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Telephone them. Can you find them you can even for them. This example, you know, the phoning example, when someone passes away some of the Oliver said, the connection with the people who pass away is by sending them rewards is follow up. That's your connection.

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But it's a one way line. You know, sometimes you just talk about the person just listens. It's that type of connection. We can't they know if we recite something and send the rewards. This is called a psycho thriller. It's an Arabic word. Oh sorta. Usually do II Sonne means to make rewards rich. So you recite Surah Fatiha and you say well, I want the rewards of this to go to my grandfather or my father or my wife or my husband who passed away.

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The hadith states and I can't recall the reference but this is not in packets in presentable beautiful packets. This

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will be gifted to the deceased in the next life. And they will be told who sent and will be written or it will be sent to them by the angels. Your son, your husband, your wife sent you this gift from the dunya. So that's your connection. So you just found them. Okay, you guys, you're on your way to Manchester. Inshallah, I'm going to take the flight tomorrow, you will be slightly sad, but not completely devastated because you know, it's only one night tomorrow morning you're going this is the meaning of war in relation Roger Stone. Your whole family's left, you're sad, but you're not totally sad because you know, I'm 52 I'm 55 How many years now? The 10 years, 15 years. Average

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nowadays is between 6065 70 That's what the medics say. And that's what the Hadith says as well. Between 60 and 70. That's the average I will go like this. The last 10 years, the way it's passed. We all know how fast time passes. There's no it's just very quick this life is just that's why the Hadith says confit. Dunya Nikka hurry, Bo. I've been Sabine stay in this world as though you are just not even a stranger but a passerby, we're just passing in and out entry and exit.

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So this is the meaning of we're in LA hero's journey, any hardship, any difficulty, any calamity, any problem, whether financial, whether it's, you know, health to do with a part of our lives. Just remember one thing, Allah has the right to test us because we belong to Him. And the test is very short, because we're just going to return to him in a matter of few days or a few hours. So this is the meeting I was actually saying, thinking about the words that come out from our mouth, but we need to learn Arabic for that. That's why I feel it's necessary for every Muslim to know a bit of Arabic at least the meanings of in Allah Who in the raja own, masha Allah insha, Allah

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Alhamdulillah, Allah Subhana Allah, Allahu Akbar, he's kind of words, because this is part of our daily life. And with that thought, and reflection, so to now wrap up, I know, you must be thinking time I'm keeping saying, but that was a second. That was what and I'll just go to the third one quickly and and finish it off. That was the second level. Do you remember the first level of as? Well? We were talking about? What we said who and who do who do was external to be calm and composed and prayer? Who is concentration? And then that who is three, A, B, and C, do you remember who do one, shoe two, and then who shoe is A, B and C? A was?

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Awareness like the brother said here. And number two is understanding the meaning of what ever we are saying. And numbers are sea of the horseshoe. That's what you call an tabooed. Allah can Katara for a lambda counteroffer in Iraq, that's the Hadith. That's the highest level, worshiping Allah as though you're seeing

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the highest level to worship Allah as though you are seeing him. So that's the third level of crucial and we need to try to have this quality of seeing Allah as though you're seeing Allah whatever we do inside prayer, outside prayer, inside prayer, outside prayer, and that's why the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam once What did he say? He said, you know when a person prays

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he should worship Allah can you know as though gmail or yahoo as though servant the slave is seeing Allah subhanaw taala. Once there's a companion, I'll just conclude with this episode Radi Allahu Anhu. He says, My beloved messenger, sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he, he gave me a brilliant short advice. And he said to me, that if that I should fear Allah, I should fear Allah. This is outside Solana an era who I should fear Allah as though I am seeing him. Everywhere we go. We need to try to get back to that level. That wherever we are, as though we are seeing Allah not Allah is watching us that's the second level we are seeing Allah that's the level of sun that's the level of axon to sort

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of, you know reach to that level and that's why the Hadith again the messenger sallallahu alayhi salam once gave a short advice a Sahabi said to the messenger SallAllahu listen give me a short advice. He said suddenly Salah term over daring author prayer that is a farewell prayer if someone told me a new after this Salah you did you have to go to the next slide. This is your last prayer offer every Salah like that suddenly salata more daring. So this is what we need to bring into our lives. Even outside prayer. We need to you know, always try to sort of envisage I know, it's difficult because we can't see Allah. This is the test brothers and sisters, but we need to try to

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work to get to a level of a

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Hassan, where we are seeing Allah, we can talk to Allah.

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Don't worry if someone thinks you're mad, there's no way we don't talk to ourselves, we talk to Allah. We talk to Allah. There's nothing wrong with that there's actually

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there's a companion 1000 years either an imam even Raja will humbly mentions this in his book, which is the commentary, Jeremy Aluma HECM. So it's an authentic This is a great humor. He says that this companion said to I have read in the Bible, Torah, that recently CERAM said, Ken Lehmann Cunnamulla, cathedra noir Kelim when NASA can either talk to Allah excessively, talk to people, less, talk more to Allah, our conversation should be more with Allah. We should this is why some of the ALMA say, develop a habit of speaking to Allah, talk to Allah, not a problem. You know, in your room, in seclusion in Hello, talk to Allah, you don't have to raise your hands, talk to Allah, you're not

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talking to yourself. You're not mad. You're not crazy. You are talking to Allah. Allah is Hearing you and me Allah is Hearing us as though we need to bring that forward. Allah is here his his his, you know, his hearing Allah is Hearing okay to hear business again. I don't wanna go into the polemical issues but Allah is Hearing

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Allah is Hearing and he knows what I'm saying.

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He knows what I'm saying his hearing to to talk about all your you know mistakes all your you know, if you've made mistakes all you know, I did this sin, I've committed that same. You know, Allah, talk about all that, please. You know, you don't have to raise your hands about your future aspirations about your hopes about your fears. Who best to you know, sometimes people like, you know, especially our sisters, women, women like to talk they say, you know, if you read psychology, they say women talk more because half their problems are problem share, half is a problem. Sorry, a problem shared is a problem, halved. Share it with Allah, who else better to share your problem with

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then Allah, you don't need because if you share it with other people, you'll end up backbiting Reba. You know, you talk to a sister Oh, yeah, my husband, you know, it's like this and my mind, this one that did this and she did this and she, she's like this, all the sins of backbiting, until bearing major sin, talk to Allah. There's no backbiting you can backbite no problem. You're talking to Allah. Allah knows everything anyway. You can if you talk to Allah and talk about someone that he did this or she did this, not a problem, not a problem, because Allah knows anyway. So we should try to develop this habit of talking to Allah. And if we talk to Allah, if we have built this

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connection, this relationship as though we are seeing Allah, we will never be depressed. We'll never be sad. There was this one companion author Barry Malik, Ben Miller, somebody he used to stay alone in seclusion quite a bit. Somebody said to him alert are so harsh. Don't you feel like

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depressed or you know, don't you have washer washer meaning alone or the strange, strange feeling of strangeness like you're by yourself? He said, Oh, you're so harsh.

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Now, our stole his sha Allah He heard, can someone feel lonely if they have a love with them? You can't feel lonely because you're constantly with Allah Who SubhanaHu wa Tada. Anyway, I'm going to end with this Chava This is a sign I haven't actually even really gotten to the topic of essences we were this you know what my, what I intended to talk about. In the beginning was the sign in every aspect. I've only done the first first part Ehsaan with Allah. Then actually my notes that I have I did this talk once in someone else who's actually in another country as well but Sandra yet and verses of the Quran that talk about son with parents, with relatives with fellow Muslims with non

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Muslims, there are numerous verses and Hadith with non Muslims. How you deal with non Muslims jardel humbleth he acid when you do Dawa had examples of Dawa subete or booqable HECM will know anything Hasina?

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You know, Ehsaan in Dawa in preaching, there's Ehsaan with animals we also already talked about the Hadith, but there was some more Hadith to deal with that discuss Ehsaan with animals there's a son with neighbors because Hadith and you know text Hassan with the neighbor's son in business and financial dealings clear explicit verses of the Quran about Hassan when you deal with money and and then all the other verses that talk about the rewards of axon so it's a very lengthy topic, maybe some of the time Inshallah, but whatever we talked about, Allah makes us talk about discuss whatever is important Inshallah, but this is this the topic of today was a sign not in all matters, but a

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sign in worship, we would, the poster said, Saudi oil matters. But I think we talked about Exxon, with our Lord in our Ibadah in our worship in our relationship with our connection with Allah has

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Panama Tada I pray Allah grant me I need all of this more than you of course grant me the trophy accountability to practice on all of you in sha Allah Allahu Lakota Johanna was the Corolla or Salallahu salam ala Sayyidina Muhammad wa salam