Channel: Muiz Bukhary
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salaam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato. My dear brothers and sisters, I'd like to share a Ramadan reflection in the form of a beautiful and short story.
Our mother eye shadow the last one as she makes mention and this narration is recorded in the book of Imam Al Bukhari Rahim Allah. And this was during the incident of if, Now a lot of you might be familiar about the incident of
the monastic on the hypocrites. They started to spread this rumor, this blatant lie, this slander against our mother, I showed the loved one that she had indulged in Xena. Now Allah Subhana, Allah Allah, He revealed ayah
and established the innocence of our mother, the purity of our mother Ayesha for the last one half.
Now, as the incident was unfolding, it was chaotic. People, you know, started people, you know, with different agendas, the hypocrites, there was spreading the rumor left right and center, planting doubts in the minds of people and at a juncture like this. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam was waiting for revelation from Allah subhanho wa Adana. He goes to Xena, bro the long line ha, Xena been to Josh for the alarm wine huh? another wife of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and he asks her in regards to eyeshadow the Allah one huh? Xena but at the yellow line, she responds, Yasuda LA,
mi semi Eva, Vasari, messenger of Allah I protect my hearing and my sight. In other words, how can I say something that I have not seen? How can I say something that I have not heard with my own ears will lie Maha Lim to highlight her in La Jolla by a law. I know nothing but good about Ayesha. By Allah. I know nothing but good about Asia for the long run.
And I shot on the one hand in that narration towards the end she goes on to say that he can get to Sammy me, Xena but the last one Ha. She was the one who would always compete with me. I held the competition for the love of the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam because you have to understand they were both wives of the Prophet sallallahu sallam, both the same age. So she says she was the one who would compete with me in terms of beauty in terms of acquiring the love of the messenger in terms of pleasing the prophet in terms of cooking for him at every 10 she was the one competing with me.
But when she was asked, look at her response for Assa mahalo who bhilwara Allah protected her due to her piety, due to her righteousness. So what do we deduce from this incident media brothers and sisters?
You can have somebody being tarnished by the people. Okay, you have an individual and people are talking bad about this person, that you as a believer has a righteous labor for law. How are you supposed to conduct yourself and take a moment to introspect. Take a moment to reflect and think, how do people generally respond and react in today's situation in today's landscape,
we all jump onto the bandwagon, regardless of whether we know this individual or not. We don't control our tongues. We don't control our fingers and hand on love. And we're online in terms of typing comments and whatnot. You know, we just go on tarnishing the the name of this individual regardless of whether like I said, whether we know this individual or not Subhan Allah.
You see, there are so many toxic things that we need to stay away from, that we learned through this narration. One is jealousy.
Between the two of them there was competition. But it did not lead Zaina by the law, one had to seize the opportunity to put down I shut the alarm on her. You see, she didn't stoop to that level Subhanallah A lot of us we stoop the minute Just think about it with the corporate sector. Perhaps regardless of whichever field we may be in. There is this professional jealousies Han Allah just by putting the word professional before jealousy doesn't make it any better. SubhanAllah jealousy is jealousy in the Quran has an ad Kamata coonara the Prophet sallallahu Sallam he tells us that indeed jealousy in an acid jealousy destroys and gobbles up your good deeds just as how fire gobbles up dry
firewood to go dry firewood and you liked it but happens to
Fire gobbles it up and you know after a while you come and look at the fire wood is just mere ashes. Likewise jealousy gobbles up your good deeds Do you want to destroy your good deeds of hand Allah? Look at how Xena brother your loved one have behaved look at how she reacted look at how she responded and look at how Why is he and how maturely she responded in terms of her righteousness in terms of her spirituality. But you and I we stoop we behave so immaturely we stoop we stoop so low. tarnishing the name of an individual tarnishing the reputation of an individual in the blink of an eye. We don't even think twice.
So in terms of the toxic elements, you have jealousy
in an hassidic Kuru has an outcome at UCLA natural hottub. Let's stay away from jealousy, my dear brothers and sisters. Then you have backbiting,
backbiting and you know what? You know what the Quran says about backbiting? If you backbite about your brother, or your sister, it's akin to eating their flesh, cannibalism. SubhanAllah. It's akin to eating. Would you eat human flesh, Allahu Akbar.
But then, without thinking twice, we talk bad. You see what's what's the definition of backbiting? backbiting, the definition of backbiting is to talk negatively about an individual in the absence of that individual. If that person were to be present, he would not like what you're saying about him. That is backbiting.
And if you don't know whether it's true or false, and yet you go on to speak in the absence of an individual, then it's not backbiting. It's worse than backbiting. That's slander. That's what the hypocrites did in regards to I shall be a long one.
That's worse than backbiting. If it's the truth that you have spoken, let's say you're talking ill about an individual is the truth, then it's backbiting and it's akin to eating that individuals flesh, it's bad. If it's a lie, or you don't even know whether it's true or false, but you've gone on to speak about this individual. Then my dear brothers and sisters, you have to understand that you have infringed upon the rights of this individual. You have infringed. You have infringed upon who Coppola aided the rights of the slaves. See, for example, let's say you miss a fast during the month of Ramadan. Okay, if you do it without a valid reason, it's a technical discussion. But
let's say you did without a valid reason. Now you have done something wrong. You need to seek the forgiveness of Allah. You need to make up for the missed fast. You need to do all of that and we're not undermining but at the end of the day, it's between you and Allah. If Allah forgives you,
But when you infringe upon the rights of fellow brother or sister, now you have breached hokku clay but the rights of the slaves the creation of Allah subhanho wa Taala. So it's that serious a matter My dear brothers and sisters in Islam. Therefore, it has learned from this story, it has stay away from talking bad about others to stay away from harboring negative thoughts about other individuals like Xena rhodiola one who mentioned that Hadith. me some argue about sorry, let us protect our eyes. It does protect our hearing. It does protect our tongues, that we don't indulge in these things that are displeasing to Allah subhanho wa Taala let's use this month of Ramadan to strive to
attain this high caliber, this high level of the slaves of Allah subhanho wa Taala the righteous believers of Allah as a virgin, where are we? Using this month of Ramadan we train ourselves to restrict our faculties. Just as how we restrict ourselves from food and drink. we restrict our faculties of limbs from indulging in matters that are displeasing to Allah subhanho wa Taala we ask allies of Azerbaijan for guidance and look forward to talking to you all in another video in sha Allah. Does that come back here? Osama alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh