Unity Despite Diversity
Channel: Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari
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especially brothers and also sisters, As Salam alaykum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh
it's a privilege and an honor to be here with you today. In your beautiful city or town I don't know if it's a city or a town of Peterborough.
We hear a lot of things about Peterborough good and bad. Under the lotion I say bad and good.
But mashallah a good Muslim community people living here, I would like to thank the organizers who have organized this event and invited me and the people in charge here at Masjid Khadija.
And also both of us has sort of been talking to me about coming here.
May Allah subhanaw taala accept
our efforts, Saturday night, Saturday evening, all the brothers and sisters for taking out your precious time
to talk about a very important subject.
I've talked about this issue many times before and many of you probably have heard of talks related to this particular topic. When we talk about unity a lot of people a lot not a lot of people a lot of people actually come to talk and discuss and want to know about it. Some people are slightly somewhat hesitant we live in a time where people don't even want to talk about unity. It's like Unity no we don't want unity. That's the sad state of affairs.
There's been so many programs and places different arrangements and events where you know people have been invited to come and participate and people from different backgrounds everybody thinks there's an agenda and someone says okay my you know my car broke down and I couldn't make it and I'm just traveling to Pakistan or this you know it's just a tone sad that we don't even want unity at all that there are some Muslims that any talk of unity is like haram it's like no How can you even talk about unity? Its unity is like no no no this is it's all a game it's all you know don't you know anyone calls you to his unity this is all Cofer and haram and deviation and better and this is
all evilness etc.
So this is very sad. extremely sad. I mean, if we look, really study ourselves, forget listening to people sometimes I mean, we should listen to scholars and Imams, and people have knowledge that Islam the Quran says verse Allah Allah Victorian contemnor Tara moon, people who are experts of course listen to them but sometimes when we're thinking we're getting too many mixed messages and mixed signals read yourselves you know, in Islam, there is also a scope for Muslims to read themselves it's not that we just don't read at all
this is sometimes we find that sometimes we think that okay, no, no, no only we listen. And whatever we get told we believe that Islam Allah has given everybody our cousin intelligence and and rationalism and brains and reasoning. Yes, the complicated issues of Islam. We need the experts to guide us but there is so much ample text of the Quran and Sunnah that we can understand and that's why the Quran says we'll look at your son Al Quran or the vicar of Muhammad Medaka the normal general advice and see her and guidance of the Quran. It's easy for anyone to take heat from. So there is so much emphasis if we look at our deen and Islam you will be amazed in terms of how much
literature how much information how many texts of the Quran and Sunnah. Talk about similar to Rahim maintaining ties, talk about love, talk about mutual love, harmony, peace, tranquility, unity, the maintaining of ties and how grave how grave the sin is of breaking ties but theater him and cutting off ties and causing enmity and disunity and friction
and conflict, what I want to do is I want to talk about this in a general sense first, just some of these texts, which we can all read about. And then I want to divide it into three different categories. Okay, three, we don't have too much time, but I want to talk about three different areas. The first area will be within family life, unity within family life, because it starts at home. Sometimes we talk about unity that all the messages are disagreeing, but the husband wife or just united, the whole family is just united. It doesn't it won't work, we won't be united if we if the family can't reunited, it starts at home unity Charity begins at home. So unity within the
family within the relatives, and then we move on to unity with the wider community and the unlawfulness of tribalism, and sectarian ism based on caste and ethnicity. So that will be my secondary family and then ethnicity. And lastly, I will talk about religious unity. So these are three areas that we all need to look at. One of the central obligations of Islam, one of the central teachings of Islam is mutual love. There's a hadith in the Muslims of Imam Muhammad, which is a very famous collection of Hadith, where the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he said,
a minimum LePhone wala Hydra FIM Allah Allah, Allah Allah
I started with a hadith you can start with the Quran in Gaya and the verse which the brother recited but I will just mention this hadith because it's a such an amazing unique Hadith all the Hadith of the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam are amazing, are unique are very important. But this one actually paints the picture describes a believer who is a Muslim, there are few Hadith that describe a believer. You know, sometimes we ask who is a Muslim? We all have our understanding of who a Muslim is some people that are Muslim is someone who looks like in a certain way, or who deals in certain way or does something or speaks a certain language who eats booty biryani or, you know, we
have this our own misconceptions, misconceptions and understandings of what a Muslim should look like. What is the definition of a believer he speaks to do their Muslim know, according to the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, what is the definition of a Muslim? There's a few Hadith that give us a definition. And many of them relate to our topic. One of them before this main Hadith that I want to start this talk with another one which may come later on famous Hadith in Sahih Muslim and also maybe say he'll Bihari but it's a famous, absolutely authentic hadith, where the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said Allah, Muslim woman Salim al Muslim, Mona Melissa, Neha de a
believer, a Muslim. What's the definition of a Muslim who is a Muslim?
surah Allah salAllahu Alaihe Salam says to us, a Muslim is one from whose hands and from whose mouth from tongue, from whose tongue and from whose hands, other believers are safe. And when we look at this hadith, other believers is not restricted to just two believers. If you look at a commentary of this hadith, the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was talking amongst the companions in Islamic environment in an Islamic society within the small circle of the medina of Muslims of Sahaba. So he was talking, right but this hadith has a general application, not just Muslims, non Muslims are not just non Muslims, any creation of Allah, any creation of Allah that's why the Hadith the other
Hadith and Sunnah Bido, Rafi Munia Hama Hama terracotta Allah here aha moment Phil aren't have mercy on those on the Earth man fill out anything to the point that this is not restricted to humans and animals, even objects and plants we have to have mercy you know, just to kick you know something if I just click this for no reason it's actually sinful for no reason. This also has a type of hierarchy and life scholars have discussed this in detail a jump higher in sun and then how you earn and then Gemma dot Nevada, Nevada means things that grow unless there's a need. Animals have been created for us. It is not halal, or it's not permissible to just, you know, shoot and kill animals
for no purpose. No reason it's actually sinful for someone to just do shooting practice with animals. There's books on this topic, unless there's a need You need to eat the animal Allah has allowed slaughter, we're halacha lokomo locomotor cattle and animal have been created for the human benefit. But there needs to be a motive or a benefit. You want to benefit from its skin from its flesh from its meat fine. But other than that, just for the fun for the sake of it for fun to to harm an animal is actually haram. You look at the seal of the messenger sallallahu alayhi salam about how he treated animals and even trees and things that grow we have responsibility to have
mercy on even those, you know, growth, agricultural things that grow and even inanimate objects, walls, you know, just to kick a wall for no reason is contrary to the teachings of Islam. So that hadith says your era hammelmann Phil or your Henkelman visa if you want the Rama the mercy, compassion of Allah subhanaw taala have no
See on everything in this in this world, animals humans. So
the Hadith I was talking about a Muslim woman Saudi valueless Muslim woman and Melissa and he were to he who is a believer according to the definition of the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, a Muslim is one from whose hands and from his tongue. Other believers, I said, this is not restricted to believers. It's other believers, disbelievers. Everyone, anything.
They are safe and not harmed from one's tongue and one's hands. This doesn't mean you can kick someone but you can't punch them no, because normally people harm with their tongue. And hands is like physical so verbally, physically. And we can also add to this, that a believer is someone who lives her life. A Muslim is someone who lives her life in such a way that no man, woman, human, animal, Muslim, non Muslim, human animal, or any creation of Allah is harmed from that person, whether verbally, whether physically, number two, whether right in writing, because people harm a lot by writing nowadays, you know, people people write more than they talk, you know, all the social
media, Facebook, Twitter, whatever, whatever. Everyone just because behind the screen, nobody if you said something to someone's face, they'll just give you a punch but behind the screen people's right a lot of haram things. So and then they have a different identity as well. You know, every sometimes ad is sitting behind a computer and the login name is Fatima Fatima is Abdullah and Zainab is, you know, someone else so verbally, physically in writing and gesturing, even by gesture, to harm someone by gesturing, like you know, you say, Oh, this guy talks too much, or you know, something like that, or emotionally there's five ways to avoid any harm to any creation of Allah, verbally,
physically, in writing in by gesture, ishara or psychologically emotional emotional abuse, blackmail, whether your parents whether your teachers, whether you're a husband, whether you're a wife, it is absolutely haram, this is the definition of a believer. So this, I was saying the definition of a Muslim the Hadith I started my talk with that I need to move fast. The one in Muslims of Imam Muhammad, the Messenger SallAllahu Ellisdon described the believer who is a Muslim who is a believer, he said a movement here is another moment in the hadith of Sahih Muslim was Al Muslim. Here he says, movement, meno LePhone what a higher of human lie Allahu Allah you love. A
movement is who love it's just an amazing Hadith. A movement is an abode of love, the translation of love. We have a word in Arabic called OLFA. OLFA means mutual love and harmony. Someone who has this love and harmony in them is called earlier, the messenger sallallahu alayhi salam could have said a believer is an early early phone, the one who loves others. He never said that. He said my love in Arabic and Mala means it's like some love it's like location of it's a place of love. Where if you ask someone who is men
the answer based on this hadith is a man is a utensil it's a like a place or a fountain from where love pours out. That's the definition of based on this hadith, meno Allah food with everybody Muslim non Muslim I mean if you're saying non Muslim, what about different Muslims from different backgrounds?
You know, sometimes we have this problem we think okay, we can we should be nice to even non Muslims. But in the masjid, just because somebody came from a different background or somebody is offering Salah in a different way and you're offering in a different way and you're looking at him like this, and he couldn't we couldn't say salam to them and you know, looking on all the agenda in the mind. And 467 thoughts and suspicions and him this group and this and Sufi and Burro Barelvi and they openly and Wahhabi and this guy yeah, no Salam like okay, you know everybody's going to go and the suddenly we go out of the masjid and then cross into the street and go to a bank and there's a
nice young lady Muslim mashallah the brother says salah,
but non Muslim ladies smile. Hi, how are you as the weather in the bank in the post office? Where's all the smile gone in the masjid with Muslims, just because at least he's a Muslim. Maybe a different background of a Muslim. Maybe he has different ways of practicing Islam. But if you can smile at the lady at the post office, and you should be careful smiling ladies as brothers. Sisters are listening they can smile at other ladies and sister should be careful with too much smiling with brothers. But we can smile at non Muslims but in the masjid what's happened with with your fellow Muslim brothers and sisters?
This is the Hadith a minimum level what a higher a female Allah Allah for Allah EULA. There is and then he says the messengers of Allah who said a mortal
mean is an abode of love? And then he said, What are Hydra phim and you love what you love? There is no good. There is no good in the one who does not love others and others don't love him or her.
These two things are connected. When you don't love others when we show up we don't show compassion love mercy towards others automatically. Others will not show that love compassion towards us. There is no good the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is saying that forget all your like Ibadat and worship and all of this. There is no good in you. There is no good and that's why the Qurani kya in the Latina Farah Adina humbucker new Shira unless them in whom you shake those who got divided in the religion and became different groups, groups and sects.
The messengers Allah says to the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam less termin, whom fee che, you have nothing to do with them. They have no good in them in their Hadith. This is saying that oh Rasul Allah, you have nothing to do with them, because they have been divided into different groups and sects. And this doesn't say what kind of division sectarian cultural background, they have divided like where Pakistan is where Bengali is where Punjab Punjabis were Indian were suddenly from Sudan were Somalians were Arab were Syrian were you know, Danish or whatever, different different backgrounds.
I'm not saying that we everybody has to always sort of be together all the time. Of course, you live with your family, more so and then your relatives because you have things in common. You have a different type of food to eat, of course, but to cause disunity, based on religious divisions, or ethnic divisions is an absolutely unlawful act in Islam. And the verse which, you know, the one of the young students recited
what I've just seen will be heavily Allahu jammy on what you know that verse comes after another verse. Here you have ladina Ahmed who Allah, haka, toccata Walter Muto Nila unto Muslim moon, Oh you who believe fear Allah, this ayah is recited you know when when we get married, when the Imam is reciting the whatever is called this is called the Sunnah, whatever hotword on Hijjah is the Sunnah of the messenger. So Allahu Allah is the one I recited at the beginning of my talk. He would recite that not just for marriage, but any important issue. He will recite this and then after that he would recite three verses of Taqwa. And all of these verses of taco actually talk about unity. I
will talk about the other verse from Surah Nisa Jonas, we know
when we talk about tribalism, and family, and then the second verse, you have Latina Ahmed who tabula haka, Ducati, Walter Mutanda, Illa, on Tuesday morning, all of you who believe fear Allah as he ought to be feared, and do not die except in the state of faith. And the third one, you're Latina, Allah wa ooo Outland said either again fear Allah say correct things say that which is true say you know, appropriate words because you can harm people with our tongue. So again tongue
This is fear Allah as you ought to be feared and then we're Arthur C mu B Hubballi. law he joins me on whether to
hold on to the rope of Allah wa ala Topher Rocco, do not be divided. We heard the translation do not be divided. When we say do not be divided actually some of the scholars right the look Allah did not say Well
why don't seem to be humble Allah He Jimmy and wallah for Rabu, there's a difference between tougher rock and the love. He never said wala doctorly who do not disagree? When I talk about the third issue, and I know times moving fast,
religious matters, there is differences we are we have differences, we have to live with those differences, even the Companions disagreed. disagreeing in matters of religion is not a problem is part and parcel of our teachings of Islam. But the isn Wallah for who? Do not be divided? Yes, disagree, but do not be divided.
And then the verse goes on. We heard the translation that what goes through your amygdala here, are they going to murder and for alpha? Vina Palooka Converse baton beta Amity. Juana through this deen and Islam. This ayah was revealed after incident that you know that there was two tribes, I was on Hazaragi and they were divided for 40 years like they were fighting you know, sometimes to hunt downs and families are fighting for years and decades on end. And he actually started with a with a with a word with some, like,
disagreement about a chicken.
He happened and why did this chicken come in here and you know, and this and that and it carried on for decades. There were bloodshed. You know, some villages do that those bloodshed. And Islam came when the messenger sallallahu alayhi salam came he brought these two tribes together and they forgave each other and all the ancestral, you know, arguments and fights and quarrels were left behind. This is what Allah is talking about what the Quran airmet Allah here alikoum remember the name of Allah is going to murder and you are enemies.
A level vainikolo becomes the same word Allah from the Hadith minima Allah when he created love between your hearts, the Companions from different backgrounds, different tribes, and Tsar Maha JRun. O's, huzzah Raj Quraysh. No Quraysh
all when united in the name of Islam. That's why we you know the famous incident when the Mon siren Maharaja, Ron was saying Salman al Farsi he is from us and they were saying he's from us. The messenger sallallahu alayhi salam he said what's happening because we just having a small discussion we want him to be part of us. And others say you want him to be part of our family said no. Cinema and Mina al beat he is from the beat is from my family. Why? Because the family of Islam is a little bait is one family.
We don't have different tribal backgrounds as one family in devil Munna eco. For us, they probably know how equal this is what brings a Muslim close to Allah and his messenger Salallahu Alaihe Salam, this is what takes people to paradise. Sometimes we have this ego. We have all these thoughts. We think we are better than other people just because we outwardly practice Islam we dress like a Muslim. We go to the masjid sometimes an ego comes about you know there's a hadith again the Muslim government, once the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was sitting with a few companions and he was talking to them and then he said to him to them. Your to Laurel Erna alikoum Raju Minnelli Jana,
suddenly the next person who will enter the masjid will be a man of Jannah.
So the older companions, they sweeten the look to the door, who's entering the door, your throat I was once mentioned in this hadith, and everybody was looking, they look towards the door, they didn't understand what I said and a brother entered and recently Shala Euro modern man of gender. So the messenger sallallahu alayhi salam said the next person I said, the next person will who will enter will be a man of gender. So the brothers thought that I was saying the next person is a man of gender.
So they all looked sad of course Radi Allahu Anhu entered the Masjid.
Second day, again, the messenger Salallahu Alaihe Salam said the same thing. He had to earn an ID camera Judo mineral Jana, the man of gender will enter it looked again again. So I don't know if your cost is coming with the slippers in his hand and he's just performed we'll do an in some of the way out, you know, water is dripping from his hair from his beard. He just did perform Lulu third day, the same incident he said the man who shall enter next in the masjid, through the door will be is a man of gender. The oh look, you're saddled? No be what costs are the Allahu Anhu. So another companion Abdullah have now moved on us. So to the Allahu Anhu. He said after the three days I had
no like, I had to go and talk to this guy. This is a hobby this what you know, I had to see why is the amount of gender. So he said after three days I followed him and then I said to him on the way that you know, have some issues. He didn't lie, but you know, he kind of just did what we say like a healer and you know, have some issues etc. At home, if you don't mind, can I come and stay at your house? And he said the reason was, I wanted to see what did he do? What was he doing? Because I was under the impression this guy is a man of gender meaning he must be not sleeping at night and Priyanka Leyland tahajjud and Dhikr of Allah and, and to be and Serato, SRA Consolata. Were being
and you know, all the different things I want you to just you know, because you find out someone's true reality at the house. So he said, I asked him, he said okay, no problem. I have space, you can come and stay for a few days until your problem is solved. He says I stayed three days. In those three days, I saw him doing nothing. Nothing. He would just offer his prayers five times and even a night he was just like wake up and stretch his hands and just do some delille or you say Lila and that's it. No extra worship nothing. So I was a bit amazed like, why is the amount of gender there must be some quality. So after three days, he said I had to ask him. So you know what, actually I
didn't I don't have that major problem. But the reason is the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam described you a man of Jannah three times I want to know is there something some quality? What's the reason? He said Ma Hua, Allah ma right. He said, Oh, Abdullah bin Ahmed giving us nothing more than what you see. What you see is what I do I don't do anything extra.
Except Yes, in the Illa any except the fact that law urge you do feel call will be late. I had a minute Muslimeen a question. I have no hatred or you could say jealousy towards any of the believers in my heart. While I say to Allah Hidin artha hula who year who? Allah has given anyone any normal blessing? I have no jealousy. My heart is clean. In another rewire, he says our hadoo mother Jerry will as a vehicle be removed. Every night I sleep I have nothing negative towards anybody on planet Earth with a clean heart. This is what takes takes people agenda. Sometimes we see people you know just simple clean minded people. Click sorry, clean heart
unclean minded we're clean hearted people sometimes we think these guys have a bit you know foolish or he doesn't really know about the world, this man will be entering gender or this woman will enter gender before before all intelligent people you know we say these bola bola type of person, these people actually in the Hadith the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says ropa Asha Baba, these kinds of simple people, the shallow clothing low Oksana Allah Allah Hilah, Bara if they were to take an oath that by Allah, this will happen or should happen Allah will make it happen because of them. You know, the baraka comes because of the weak people in our community, the ones we think, you know,
just like just filling space, where they we are here because of them. Allah has given us it is fun and safety and security because of the simple, clean hearted they don't have much knowledge sometimes they're not even considered to be outwardly religious. But this clean heartedness is extremely important quality takes a person directly to Jannah clean hearted quality. No, you know, enmity towards anybody. No jealousy, no hatred, no ego, no agenda. No, you know, sort of
evil intentions No, no. Abusing anyone not taking advantage of anyone just clean hearted people. Sometimes others take the advantage of them. Of course, they need to sort of make sure that they don't get abused or get taken advantage of but these are the kinds of people this these are just one or two texts I've mentioned. I mean, I can go on on this topic on time he showed the opposite of all of this is what disunity Katia terrein breaking of ties, enmity, hatred, jealousy quarreling, fighting, it could be the greatest sin. The Hadith. in Sahih al Bukhari towards the end of Sahil Buhari the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, We're FOSATU that will bind al Holika. It
destroys, you know, cutting ties and disunity destroys it shaves his head Holika it's like a something that shaves off, would you call it?
You shave your head of
trimmer, or does it just trims or shaves your head? Like razor, you could say razor Holika.
And then he said,
I'm not saying it shaves your head, or your hair like mine is but he said that he could deem it shaves your religion. In other words, it takes your religion out from its roots. What facade was that real pain? Before that, he said Shall I not tell you of something which is better than solid optional loving solid and Seon fasting and sadaqa. The companion said please tell us on Messenger of Allah. He said he slept with 13 pain when two people are disunited, causing them to be united is better than Salah fasting and sadaqa the optional one Nuffield prayer tahajjud Gamaliel optionals fasting and oh this hadith Sahih Bukhari and also sadaqa optional charity.
The the, the issue is that despite all of this, and it's an major sin, breaking of ties, you know, this hadith in Sahih al Bukhari that anyone
who folk orthodox woman Hydra Ahafo Berthelot Infomart, about $1. Now, anyone who doesn't talk to their fellow Muslim brother or sister for more than three days, three nights they die in that state. The hadith says straight and direct in the Hellfire May Allah protects. People don't talk people don't talk to their fathers and mothers and brothers and sisters. It's a crime. It's a major crime. It's not a small simple sin. It's a major, major, major sin disputes about money, disputes about inheritance, disputes about property,
property in Pakistan, disputes about, you know, wealth about money about you know, just sometimes childish issues. There's one Hadith of the messenger sallallahu alayhi. Salam said unnecessary Moon be baiting Phil, Jana Lehmann, Tara al Mira,
I guarantee you a palace in Paradise. If you leave a dispute, even though you're on the truth.
Of course, we can try our best but if it's getting too messy, and we leave it for the sake of Allah, make this intention. He imagined 20 years we won't get that property in Pakistan. But 400 million billion years of eternity, we'll get that Paris 20 years left, we have 1420 years left, people now die between 60 and 70. That's the average anything over 65 As a bonus, so short life, it goes like this blink of an eye for that a few pounds in a few pennies here on a property here on a property that doesn't matter. It really doesn't matter. In the greater scheme of things. Imagine this life is 6570 years in comparison to next life. How long is it?
20 years, 100 years 204,000 1 million, 2 million, 3 million billion, never ending eternal life. When you go into the next slide this off
hoping when we go into the next slide this life will seem like a moment of a mourning or a moment of an evening. And no homeo Morona Haarlem your birth will actually get an old haha it's like when you have to 4 billion years, we think how we came to dunya I remember maybe there was a place in dunya, England, UK Peter brah maybe I don't know, I was born. I think I was married I had children maybe I had one grandchild and then I died.
That's dunya moment of a morning after 4 billion years. It's nothing this life is liable to Quran there's numerous verses in the Quran that say this is a game. This is like a game you know, when you grow old and we remember our childhood days? Or was I really arguing about that car that toy? You know, someone your mom or your dad tells you, you know, when you were small, you had a big fight with another five year old boy about this cart. So foolish. When you go into the next life, we will be told you know, you and this other businessman who had been on this property, we're fighting about it. That's so funny. I was foolish. How it's like a child.
Anyway, off topic, but
this sin of breaking ties is a major sin. Despite that, sadly, brothers and sisters, it is so sad that at every level of society at every level of society, from family relationships, marriages, and I'm not saying divorces don't happen can happen but divorce Islamically there's a Islamic divorce and then there's a you know, animal type of divorce.
So I'm not saying divorce means you're disunited? No, there's one Islamic divorce and there's one which is inhumane divorce. The Quran tells us how to even divorce for him Sercombe Maroof in Otis rehome their son, I will come to that. I know time is short, that in an amicable way divorce has to be done in an amicable way you don't become lifelong enemies and blame each other's family and hundreds and you have the grand great granddad here and the great grandmother here and the mother in law there and the Father in Law Day and for eternity you become enemies and use the children the one of the greatest sins is using the children against your ex. You know don't let your your you know
your your the children's father or the mother to see this is one of the greatest crimes anyone can ever commit on planet Earth. It's the greatest oppression, not oppression on your ex husband or ex wife oppression on the children. Your problems should not contribute to your children having an enmity with their father or mother. It's a major sin to divorce can happen but at every level of society. Sadly, every level from family there's disunity every model I wanted every but many many families are divided within relatives is problem daughter in law, mother in law, Sister in law, brother in law, relatives every level there's Katya to rhyme, breaking of ties, disunity,
agendas, hatred, jealousy in the heart, and then at the wider society. diffs masjid, that Masjid this group that group, every level of civil society we are sadly divided. And actually one of the I've heard this from a few scholars, that one of the reasons why we have so many problems in the Muslim ummah is because of this. One of my teachers will sit up with him and you have with Allah He said, there's two reasons I feel we have all these problems in the world. One is because we are not clear in our monetary dealings. There's too much fraud, cheating, deception, unlawfully consuming people's wealth. While I'm alert or not clear. We don't Oh, we don't pay money back. Love of dunya
and these are major haram acts. We could pray all our prayers and Pamela and dress like a Muslim and look like a great Muslim. But if I'm not paying my debt on time, I'm taking people's wealth and I'm not paying money back. It's a major haram, all the other Ibadat go invade.
One of the great reasons of our problems is because of not having dealings clear, cheating, fraud, deception, consuming wealth, people selling goods with defects or not disclosing them, and the list goes on. And the other is this general disunity in more Arcia we are all disunited family relatives and then backgrounds at every level. You know, there's a hadith and Sunnah novel by Houthi, which is a Hadith mentioned in itself. The chain is not absolutely authentic. But with the other Hadith, it can become sound.
It's about a little,
you know, little girl, the night of the middle 15th of Shaban. There's about nine or 10 Hadith which talk about the virtues no specific virtue but just general virtues of the Laila to miss women shall burn. And this is a scholarly discussion that individually these are these are weak but collectively they there's about 910 1112 So one of them is in soon I'll be happy with a messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he mentioned that on this night, your article Allahu fi home in a nerdy because you
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This is such a blessing night we all think oh let's go to the masjid and lay little Baran big night and whatever whatever he's telling us about his big night he says your article Allahu fi home in a nerdy because of the sharing economy but he called a love freeze. That's why it's called Leila to Bara.
Allah freeze on this night from hellfire. How many people 1015 20? No, the Hadith says an amount which is equal to the amount of the hairs that is on the cattle and the animals owned by the tribe can burn who call Bowser tribe and they used to have lots of sheeps and goats, so many animals like 1000s of animals, imagine 1000s of animals and every animal one one head.
In other words, there's not a specific number. This is the clear that Allah will feed. On this night he freezes so many people who are destined to go hellfire. May Allah make us one of them. I mean, but if you want to be one of them, he says there's a few people that forget freeing them and forgiving them Allah does not even look at them with mercy when a young guru Allahu Allah CarterI Rahim. Allah does not even look at the one who breaks ties with Allah, Allah, masha and the one who has jealousy and enmity in the heart.
And then he mentioned another to Allah, Allah muda mini hammer and alcohol addict, whether it must be the one who learns his garment in which the scholars say out of pride and going back to pride, which has to do with the heart.
So every level, there's breaking of ties, we look at the family.
Within family, I was saying we have disunity in the family itself. You know, when you look at the Quran, the Quran doesn't even go into the details of Ibadat some of you may not know there's nowhere in the Quran which states that this took out of Fajr Salah
Fajr has been mentioned just about Allah has mentioned version of the harasser. mcgurrin Russia, but to say four out of Asia, it's not in the Quran, it's in the Hadith. When it comes to a Bodart worshipping Allah the Quran is very limited. Allah left the details to the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam to explain in his Saha authenticated Hadith. But when it comes to family matches, when it comes to social laws, the Quran goes into extreme detail about marriage Surah Al Baqarah Surah to Nyssa Surah to Tala Allah says about dowry, that if you fix a dowry, and then you give a divorce or if you give a divorce without fixing of dowry you how what I was telling you about
divorce, Allah said for him circumvent my roof in if you give divorced and either hold on to your spouse, or have the city have divorce amicably in a humane way, not be enemies. In the family. There's so much emphasis given so much emphasis to have harmony and peace within the family when we say family, the relatives. And there's one Hadith in Sahih Muslim where,
you know, Allah spoke actually to the tie itself, Allah gave it a tongue to speak to him. And then he spoke and he said Amata Dean and Assad assume and wasa lucky were Octoman kata archy that I will maintain the one who maintains you, oh, Thai, you know, the types of the kinship and I will break the one who breaks you this silly little rivalry between family members, it's highly important, extremely important. Extremely important, but the problem is brothers. We all have you see, we are all human beings and human we have all these human traits. Yes, animalistic traits. A human being is not just by body and flesh. This is why one of the scholars of the subcontinent used to say to his
students and you know people who used to come and stay in his company he would say if you want to be a big shareholder, a big imam or big, you know, whatever, whatever and big pious person where you have Allah you go somewhere else. If you want to be a human being in sun then you come here and inshallah we'll try to become in sun here. You we be in human beings before we have all this animalistic traits. What are these traits? Ego, hatred, jealousy, you know, sometimes we think we are civil and Hamdulillah we are, but let's think right now 100 We are not fighting for food. Why? Because we're all eating. You know, when the going gets tough. Humans eat each other. You know if
we're living where we will struggling and if someone's giving us aid, we'll punch each other and we'll try to grab that. Our ego these are animalistic traits. Look at animals. Have you taken on taking your children to the pond and give some bread to the swans and pigeons? What did they do? Like I always tell my son as I look look how they fit in when my son fights with his sister is six years old and his sister. So I told I take him to the animals and I said look, this is brother sister fighting you know? So do you want to be like a goat? Are you a goat or your swan? Are you a pigeon good No, no, no, no, I share I share Yeah, I say Be a human share. Don't be a goat. They
don't share the fight. You know you see a bear
A pigeon coming and there's a small one coming and not letting it get have any bread. These are all human being is a social animal and we have these animalistic traits. Sometimes we are more animal than animals. And some animals are more human than humans, we need to become human beings. So you know, all these traits, we have to work on them, jealousy, hatred, each one of them, we have to control our inner selves we need to, that's why the poet said Alika, the Roshi for stepmill, for La Ilaha, for Inaka, Ruhi lab and just the internal look at your soul, have all these, you know, called acquire all these good qualities and traits of the soul. Because you're inside, you're a human, not
by your body and flesh. You're a human because of your soul, the purity of the inner soul. So we all know we should be good to our family members and relatives. But the problem is we have all these animalistic human kind of traits that we don't work on. Like, for example, we all want attention. When we maintain ties, one of the biggest problems is that when we maintain ties we don't maintain for the sake of Allah. In Islam, there's a difference. Islam says everyone says Be good to your family, neighbor. Islam says yes, but there's a difference. The difference is when you maintain ties, it should be only for the sake of Allah. You know, when does he who needs a glasses not just
when you pray salah they don't pray for anybody else and pray for Allah No, even maintaining ties, when we be good to our husband, wife, spouse, children, muslims, non Muslims. We don't expect we should not expect anything in return, then who do you mean? Come on what we don't want no thanks. We don't want no Jazak Allah, we don't want no gratitude. We don't give her the gift. Not because, you know, if I don't give it what will people say in the community, one of the biggest problems is like, What will people say that's killed us? What will people say? We do things because what image we will have, we oppress our children in marriages, because of an image in the community, a small wedding
because of an image, we spend money we can't afford it. We go and take loans because of an image these people will come to your walima and they'll go outside even if you've spent 1000s of puzzles still say you know, there was too much salt or whatever or the chair was like this or this, you know, pleasing people. It's a big problem. maintain ties for the sake of Allah, you and we are good to someone. We should not expect anything in return if they are good return 100 bonus, if not, I wasn't expecting it. Actually, one of the Golden principles of being happy in this world is not to expect anything from anyone except Allah will never be disappointed. This is what Islam teaches. To
her due to her to her daughter her boo, give gifts you will increase in love, but not like a symbol, not just like because what people will say oh, because they gave us a gift in their wedding they gave us so in, you know we have to give them in our wedding they gave us in their wedding gift. This is all transactions when you go to our parents. Let's be good to them. So they will give us leave us inheritance. Let's look after our children because you know when we get old they have to do our trademark. These are all unlawful intentions. And this is one of the main reasons why our we don't have Seletar right? The hadith says in Sahil Bihari Lacell was a noble McCarthy Wallah Kindle wasn't
another you put here at Rahim who was the Maintain of ties as the not the one who reciprocates and the one who gives back when someone's good to me and I am good to them. No big deal. That's just like normal.
That's just normal. If I wasn't doing that, probably I don't know what I'll be an animal. The real maintainer, Allah in enamel wall sell a lady era gutian Rahima, who was the real maintain of ties is the one when others break you off, you maintain ties for the sake of Allah. This is this is the challenge this is being a human being, we need to come out from this animalistic traits, and try to be humans. So within the family,
and then so with if we do have these kinds of disputes, you know, for the sake of Allah, we should just forgive. You know, think about death, think about shortness of life, there is no use in just wasting precious time and arguing and, you know, dealing with some issues like everyday, you know, in some families, it's like a soap opera.
Every day, there's something Oh, the mother in law said this, but how would you say this? Well, the notary laws are days where I'm going to say this for the granddad said this or the uncle said days. Oh, yeah, let him come here. I will sorter here for Niigata word this is like two years it's like the same issue. Come on, don't have a life. Do something positive. It's like a soap opera in the family just carries on or on how many sins we commit and we still come to the masjid and we dressed like a Muslim. The Hadith of the messenger sallallahu alayhi salam described a Muslim who who has love in his heart
and then there's so many other reasons actually wants did a whole course three four years ago over Ramadan reasons of family conflict.
raked, I went through 10 reasons and their solutions, over 30 days, 10 reasons, each one of them why there's problems in the family. Why do we have arguments and quarrels within our families, there's 10 reasons that came to my mind based on the Quran and Sunnah went through each reason. And then this solution to one was this, I just mentioned one right now, because we don't have correct intentions or the motors really near, you don't have your class and sincerity. The solution is to be sincere. Anything we do for our home and family members. Don't expect anything, even if you're good to your husband or your wife.
reward is with Allah. You don't have so many times people who email on call your husband or wife problems all the time I hear this sisters coding, or you know, I do this, I do this, I do this, I do this. I'm not. I know I have some some weaknesses. You know, everyone says, you know, I'm not I'm not saying I'm an angel. I'm not saying I'm an angel. But I'm this I do this and I do this and I do this and he doesn't do anything.
I say looks, of course, if he's abusing you, if his physical, mental psychological abuse you of course you have the right to put a stop to that. But a lot of the times and whether it's the husband or the wife, I say look, you know, when you go in Jana, you will probably wish that he did nothing for you all the rewards in that
you do your share, you fulfill your who your rights, your responsibilities, the rights of your husband or your right to your wife, what they have to give, forget, forget it, don't worry about it. And you know what? 99 point 99% of the time if we take the responsibility of fulfilling the rights that other person will definitely unless that person is some crazy individual is not at all a human but somebody has take the initiative, but not just like do it and wait okay, I've done it for one month now. Let me see Is he is he is he going to start giving my rights from today? She's going to give no just do it for the sake of Allah the reward is in the IRA. Be good to your uncle, your
relatives reward is in our Hara for the sake of Allah, if people fulfill my rights or not, you know, I don't know if they do hamdulillah if they don't, Inshallah, Allah will reward me and we do what's in our capability, what's our responsibility?
And then we look at the wider sectarian divide, a massive divide, you know, again, the verse of the Quran, when we read your ladina your nursing in Surah to Nyssa first verse again marriage time, this is you know, at the time of marriage, why these three verses are being recited to son of the messengers that Allah what is to do with Taqwa. Why? Because people who are marrying the husband, the wife, the both families, the mother in law, the father in law, the you know, the extended families are being reminded about unity, because marriage is supposed to be about unity, but it can be a cause of most disunity marriage. There are people to families there were no problems for 20
years as soon as a son marries a daughter from here, that's it problems finish. Now for lifelong there'll be enemies so marriage is supposed to bring hearts together what's happening marriage there's so many cases is two families living in Peterborough no problem respect Masha Allah come to our house over dinner each others as soon as forgetting marriage as soon as engagement takes place. problems start
the mother starts arguing from the or the father, or but they didn't call us now how can we call this our ego?
What are you know, seriously, something's just I just don't understand sometimes. Like some people say, Oh, well, we tried. They should call us first. Hadith says Alberdi will be salami, very nominal cable, the one who says around first, his heart is free from pride and arrogance. You know, one of the person who was walking in a pious person was he was walking past a past person. And he said you should do Salam. Do you know who I am? He said, Yeah, I know who you are. Well, you cannot. Haruka. Jeeva Wanda terminal female VENA Dhulikhel Khedira you're beginning was a drop of sperm like if you went on the bed you have to make sure you wash it and squeeze it that's You said you know who I am.
Yes, you are in the beginning you are a drop of sperm money. Patra
Jeeva and after 6070 years when you're going to die you're just going to be a dead body that people are going to just put their hands over the nose and you're going to smell a flesh a corpse and put it in the ground and see after two months you'll be bones and animals will be eating you and insects one at a time you know female being a vertical carrier and between the dirty drop of sperm and smelly corpse you walk around this world with toilet and stool in your and your in your stomach. That's you. That's the reality of all of us human beings. How can we ever have pride? Pride is not you know this is the Hadith the good see where Allah says pride and is my my position. We have no
right in any way to have pride. So tribalism based on ethnicity. Are you a nurse inna Kalapana coming up another just 10 minutes 10 to 15 minutes maximum Inshallah, in the Halacha coming daiquiri Monza which Allah consumer Wakaba Elita Arafa in a coma coma
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The only reason we made you into different groups and different tribes is so that you recognize one another. If there's three people they all have the name Abdullah, you know this one is from Bangladesh. This one was from Iraq and this one's from cassava. That's the only reason later on Rafiu in a caramel comment Allah here at how can you being brown black the Hadith says this isa is that the most noble before Allah is the One who has most Taqwa. And the Hadith says in the Calista behind him in Amara with a sweat, you are not better because you are white, or you are black color.
According to Allah, turquoise was in the heart that matters, like color, white color, red color, cream, color, pink color, whatever, doesn't matter. Ethnicity doesn't matter.
Just because we were born Muslims doesn't matter.
Sometimes we think Islam belongs in Pakistan or India or Bangladesh like we are. So we have a right to be better Muslims, most of the Sahaba if not all of them embraced Islam.
They all embraced Islam. Islam is not restricted to a culture. It's not restricted to ethnicity. It's not restricted to a background. Quran wasn't revealed in Bengali open job you all do. And it was revealed in Arabic but it's not even restricted to the Arabs, you could have an Arab is a Christian. It's not to which language you speak, or what background we have.
The most noble to Allah is the One who has the most fear the most, closest to Allah, the One who has good god consciousness Taqwa awareness of Allah subhanaw taala. So we really need to work in the community.
This divide based on ethnicity, having pride actually there's a hadith is gonna be though that in Allah called the hubba uncom Obeah tal Jaya Helia will be Abba, Allah.
Messenger sallallahu alayhi salam said through Islam, Allah removed from you the vain glory of the days of Jaha Leah and boasting through your ancestors like my hand Don and my family and my family tree Islam came and removed this from you go local min Adam the Hadith further along at the end could look on min Adam Adam holier coming to rob all of you are from Adam and Adam was created from dust min ha ha canal mafia, no, they do come we are all created from dust. And we are all one family at the end of the day anyway, because we all go back to them peace be upon him. So to have this thought of a moral high ground or a moral high position, or we think we've got a better position
just because we are from a particular ethnicity or background, this is absolutely unlawful in Islam.
So there's a lot of divisions based on we need to really try. We need to spread this in the community. If you are only having people come into YouTube to house from your same background, try to call different different people. If you're a you know, from India, for example, and try to call back studies of Bangladeshis or Arab or Somalian or British convert Muslim river Muslim mix with the community. Islam brings hearts together that companions came from all backgrounds Islam came to one family, we are all one family.
You know, there's other things in the world that unites people. Sadly, Islam doesn't unite. You know, there's other things that unite people, people who have an interest in one same thing, they all become one family, they don't care. I'll give you a classic example of sports. You know, they are passionate, crazy. Sports fans, football fans, you know, there's a particular team and they all are crazy whether you're black, blue, green, Indian, Muslim, none, they actually say that we are all one family religions, race doesn't matter. race doesn't matter. religion doesn't matter. Ethnicity doesn't matter. Gender doesn't matter. And they also say one other thing. Sexual orientation doesn't
matter. But anyway, I want to go into that topic. But that doesn't matter as well. We are all one family like everybody together.
If worldly things you know, a game, something like that can bring people together, we have a greater purpose to be together. And lastly,
this religious divide, it's a massive problem, massive, massive, massive problem. I said in the beginning, Islam the problem is that we have misunderstood what Unity is when it comes to religious matters, we have misunderstood.
Unity does not mean we all believe everything exactly in the same way. We will practice Islam in the same way. That's not what Unity that's why the title was unity through diversity, diversity, whether ethnic diversity or diversity within the understanding of Islam. You know, these differences within Muslims
occurred since the time of the companions you know, there were so many disagreements amongst the companions. They had disagreements. And this one is part and parcel of our teachings of Islam. Islam is not meant to be that everybody agrees to every aspect of faith.
You might say, okay, when it comes to fit, of course, well, some people don't even get that
Well when it comes to fake Islamic rules, that's why we have the Hanafi school the Shaeffer school, Maliki school humbly school. Some people follow another moosh the head there's different ways the thing is that it's not clear if he was clear no to Muslims would be divided. It's not clear in the Quran and Sunnah these issues are not clear, they are not Qatari, they are not absolute. You can interpret a particular verse in two ways or three ways. That's why scholars these great schools of thought have spent 1000s of years 1000s of scholars over 1000s of years have exerted try to come to a conclusion what does Allah really want from us? What does the messenger sallallahu alayhi salam
want from us? That's why if the love for Almighty Rama, Murthy, Rama, this is the saying not a hadith was the saying of one of this hobby, that the differences of the OMA is a mercy. And this is something Allah wanted from us. And that's why the Quran does not say well, Attorney foo, many Imams and books I've written on this topic. Look, the differences are part and parcel of teachings of Islam. And it will occur, we have to agree to disagree, we have to learn to agree to disagree. We need to follow the position we follow, but respect the position of other people. So you might say but when it comes to Aqeedah, then what? Well a lot of people don't understand this as well. You
know, in Aqeedah, there are a key there is not a one to one level, the things we believe in are not of one level, there are different levels within within a feeder. There are some issues of Aqeedah there are absolutely, you know categorically established, believing in Allah, believing in the Oneness of Allah hereafter Jana, Johanna hellfire, believing in the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam believing him to be the final prophet, there's level one of Aqeedah issues. If somebody denies them, they leave Islam, then you have a second level of issues. So many examples in that level. If somebody denies them, then they're not careful that they are deviated, then you have a
third level. If someone denies them neither deviated but they're an error, then you have a fourth level all up either issues. If somebody refuses them or rejects them or denies them, then they just unlike jahaan, or just ignorance, then you have another last level where they're not doing something they're not believing in certain certain things, which are supposed to be better to believe in. There are different levels. We don't have knowledge, we put all of them in one category. Like for example, you know, just example comes when somebody asked me you say, oh, I want to know what's Akita about the messenger sallallahu alayhi salam having a shadow or not?
This is not an issue of Akita. Because you want all these big Arpita I want to know, if somebody believes like, you know, did he you have to have a Aqeedah that he didn't have a shadow or he had a shadow or whatever and you if you don't believe in that, that's not even a matter of accreta it's not even in the five levels. That's the issue of Syrah.
It's an issue of Syrah.
There's, you know, if somebody is like somebody saying, Oh, can you tell me that Akita did a messenger sallallahu alayhi salam have long hair or short hair?
Is that Akita that's Shamaya? You know, he applied he loves his hair. There's two opinions. Some scholars say that he used to apply dye on his beard, and that's why he was slightly brown. There's another opinion, just muddy when they say no, he never but it used to be naturally now there's two opinions. There's two types of Hadith and we're not sure it's a Sierra issue. No problem. One opinion this opinion exactly the same whether he had a shadow or not, it doesn't really make a difference because we still have to follow Him and we still have to believe in Him. Him having a shadow doesn't increase his rank and not having a shadow doesn't increase his rank. Having a shadow
doesn't make him something normal. It's no problem it's just an issue of theories like it's about a fact Okay, did you have you do not
discussing them or how do you think we'll discuss it has nothing to do with our kids have nothing to do with believe nothing to do with that either? It's a family issue
there's one brother once said I want to know a question but beef tell me beforehand Do you believe in Do you are you have the Akita of a salatu salam ala Rasulillah I said it's like telling me I have the al Qaeda Subhanallah
come on me sir. Okay, the issue that's not an accommodation and this is why and I tell you, I've been teaching credo for many years and I'm currently teaching and I always tell students and we go into depth of issues like really depth and seriously after studying a lot of issues and this is not just for myself from some of my teachers as well. That the scope for Sunni Islam and Sunnah will Gemma is very vast, very vast, very vast. You might not hear this from a lot of people and hopefully inshallah this is true, but it's very fast we've narrowed Well, first of all, we've narrowed Islam itself. Anyone slight disagreement cover, cover cover cover mushing I covered we should be in like
innovation or emotional cover, small problems, gutter, small issues. You know what the definition of cover is? Cooper is in karuma Alima Mina Dini without aura, this is this is a topic on its own. You know, I went into family and then I went into sectarianism based on tribals. And then I've come into the religious matters and I've just like just five minutes on this, but this requires another tooth.
For hours with hundreds of examples, the definition of gopher is to reject this is an agreed upon definition in Caroma oedema Mina de Neva badura Anyone who rejects the basic matters of Deen, which are known out of necessity by every child. Anyone who rejects doesn't believe in Allah doesn't believe in the hereafter doesn't believe in Hammond to Billa Humala equity wakatobi heroes Aliwal yo Mila and Patrick radiosurgery for shadow, we know there's no shadow we have to that, you know, so these basic, basic aspects of Aqeedah if someone rejects them, and then there's another thing rejecting these basic aspects of al Qaeda.
And the rejection is clear. Absolutely categorical. So rejecting the categorical occurred in a categorical way in a country way rejecting a country in a country way. So if somebody rejects it the basic but
we are not 100% sure what he said could have meant this could have meant that could have been this couldn't that possibility that's where one of the great Imams of the Hanafi school umami, bro Abilene Rahim Allah he says that if somebody makes a statement or write something, if there's 99 ways of interpreting that to be a statement of Cofer, and there's one way you could interpret it to be a statement of Islam, you have to say, here's a Muslim. There's 99 ways of reading this study could be we small, small, we put things in people's mouths, we come to conclusions of what they even the ancients didn't think about. Someone sees something, let alone they thought about it. They
didn't even cross their mind since many examples I asked once brother, he says this, I I've never even thought about this in my in my life. And it's like everybody's saying, This is what he said. And this way he meant he was trying to say something else, giving benefit of the doubt we don't do that.
So this is the definition of cover, rejecting the basic core beliefs of Islam, basic core beliefs of Islam and rejecting them in a categorical way. If somebody rejects them, we don't make a statement we go to them we asked them 200 Times Are you sure is this and anyway we don't have to do that we don't have to play the role of God anywhere. I mean, we don't have to start you know, finding out and searching and researching who's a golfer and like we're not making a list we don't own like you know this list and we don't have to make a list of catheters and moshtix and whatnot for pain and hypocrites and Muslims or non Muslims alike. But yeah, if somebody is like spreading some teachings
of Islam then yes, we need to maybe like you know to tell people then in that important need time we need to go and clarify further but you know, the Quran says vertebra you know, seek clarification asked 500 times have we even gone and spoken to that person who made a statement? Do you really mean this What do you mean no, no, you probably no no you I show you in this even if it's coming like Gopher, but I show look look this how do you really mean that we don't want them to be covered? We want to try our best to beat them to be muslims every group other than Muslims they try to consider part of their family anyone who even smells like them a Christian says were the most follow religion
anyone who even has a Christian name Muslims are the only ones that we want to throw people out like the less the better why they don't want overcrowding agenda agenda is quite big brothers and sisters massive if there's you and your small group and posse you're going to be bored in you know like we're going to do massive Jana Jana is big. We want more people so try our best like give excuses No, no, no these guys are Muslim inshallah Muslim Come on brother. Even if somebody say no, you're not saying that you're not saying that inshallah. Come on. You're you're part of a family. I want you to be part of my family.
So this is covered. And then I'm going to enter this after that comes with someone who is a Muslim, but Sunni Muslim. Everybody says every group there's nobody says you know what? I'm not like everybody says I'm Sunni.
Everybody says and everybody else is non Sunni.
The Salafis were super under sunnah under Hadith when the Sunnah Jamar, but everybody else is not. And you know, the brothers were Sunnis and these guys are all Wahabis and sorry for names I don't even like to use names and this is why I don't normally use these. The Quran says Who are some more common Muslimeen on the tongue of Ibrahim Ali Salaam. Allah called us Muslims just use one name Muslims that's it if you want to say hello so no Jamar after that fine believers Muslims that said hello there's nothing else quite after that. There's you know this problem there's reasons why there's two reasons what there's nothing wrong like to use it. I'm not saying it's haram you know,
using Deobandi, but I'll be Salafi and Hadith Ashari Amma to really a 30, Wherever, wherever, as descriptive terms Hanafi Maliki Shafi humbly, it's permissible but in this current climate is better to avoid, because there's more harms in using them than there's benefit. The harm is, for example, one harm is that they're misleading. Because someone says unselfie that means I belonged, like I'm connected to the righteous early generations. So that means everybody else is not only if it's misleading, someone says I'm a little Hadith I'm
percent of Hadith that means we are the people of Hadith, everybody else is not. So then by default, that would mean you're not the person of the Quran. So these are these are misleading ones. If somebody some Deobandi Oberle we, it seems like you're some kind of a sect, like you're part of some group and newly invented Islam. So autoblogging like, everybody's just terribly nice for a group. You also believe my owns of everything we do right now is to believe, whether you go in that group or not or whatever, but you're doing to believe you tell somebody outside on the path, you know, in the path of Allah, these are all paths of Allah. You know, somebody came to one elderly person, his
pastor at once, he said, Brother, coming up Path of Allah,
good path of Allah, I am in the path of Allah.
He was a very jovial person, he's passed away now. So these names are best avoided, but I was just saying anyone is that these different groups it was a thing before the names I said,
every year everybody thinks they are Sunni.
This I said in the beginning, go for an Islam okay, we need to try to make most people Muslims. Inshallah, I think everybody's a Muslim, except those who are categorically who denied. And then even then when they come through, we don't need to go and bomb them. Like, okay, your coffee and your story. You're still a human being, you're not Muslim. We don't consider you to be Muslim. But that's fine. Other than that, I mean, you can't you have a burger with a non Muslim outside. Yes, you can.
But you don't need to like fight and argue. Yes, if. So, some are categorical. Like, the Muslims categorically believe that the Chaldeans, for example, have left the path of Islam. And that's clear, like we have to we can't like everybody, sometimes we go to the extreme than that, not everybody's like as a Muslim. So that's one extreme, okay. But other than that, be very careful about who we called cover. And then after that is no sooner we
hire, often understanding that by and large, listen to his words carefully, and not misunderstand them. By and large, generally, more or less.
By and large, overall, generally, all these different groups that call themselves Sunnis are also notice whether someone is Salafi. Someone's Deobandi, someone's a plurality, someone's a Sufi, or a non Sufi, by and large, overall, generally, on the whole.
If you might get one examples, because remember, as a group, first of all, we shouldn't even decide overall on a group, we might say, Oh, the old bread was like this.
You know what, on Day of Judgment, every single one of who used to call himself that name will come to you and before Allah, like, we said, Did you really ask me? Did you look what's in my heart? Did you speak to me? For these generalizations are very bad.
All of these groups we can call within understandable Jamar. But that is a mean they all agree you can still be Sunni and disagree with another Sunni because it's not. Category number one of our guide, it's not category number two of a guide. It might be category three or category four issues.
You can disagree in Aqeedah issues between, you know, a shoddy animal to reduce contrast clear, very famous SUNY schools, but they disagreed about Aqeedah issues. Forget that before that Sahaba disagreed. Abdullah Hypno Abbas and Aisha Radi Allahu Allah had major differences about Aqeedah
derived in our buses to say, when the Prophet sallallahu alayhi salam went for Mirage, he saw his Lord You know, he saw him with his eyes, eyeshadow, the Allahu Allah says, no, no, no, no, no, no way. I am of the belief. He never saw his lord in Bahraich big difference to people who sat met with the messenger Salallahu Alaihe Salam
they didn't ask him at that time after he passed away. There have been delays issue of Aqeedah when he went Mirage this He Allah or not both of them or disagree and there's another list of issues that they both disagreed you know when second one I'm not giving you the list just one more when someone passes away and when you bury them. Do the dead here the living people are Aisha Radi Allahu and her her belief was and this malarkey the issue but it was kind of the the issue that the dead disease do not hear. Like when the buried they can't hear the living people at all. Abdullah Abbas said no, and he gave his evidences that know when they are dead. The hadith says we're in the Himalayas mobile
caranya Allah him like when you know people bury you under walking. You can hear the footsteps and the sandals. But there's some other Hadith that Orisha Radi Allahu anha the wife of the messengers that Allah had any Salam she uses as evidence nobody knows who knows nobody knows when we find out in Jana all our problems you know what I tell everybody all you brothers, sisters, people fighting arguing on forums, etc. This group and that group and Allah on the throne are not thrown easy they're all just calm down to pray official prayer the prayer SR Margaret ratio gives you a chance to do as a god be a good human being and then inshallah make a list of all disease
So you're fighting about in Jannah sit with the messengers of Allah and Islam over a cup of coffee and shisha and sorted out their shadow and and with this