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Fiqh us-Seerah #26
Channel: Munir Ahmed
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Mohammed Abu Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa ala alihi wa sahbihi wa
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Praise be to Allah as always we praise Him, and we send peace and presently final messenger Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, we ask Allah subhana wa Taala for useful knowledge and understanding. And we ask Allah for white sustenance. And we asked on him, we depend, and to him is our return. And there is no power of Mike except that our law of Glory be to Him. Apologies for last week, I was ill. So I'm sorry, if you didn't get the message. We'll try and Sharla over the coming session, I think to get everybody's details. If you could do that, man, appreciate it. So we can send at least majority of people a message. In cell surfing, some people turned up. And unfortunately, I wasn't
Such as a human being and the human condition. We really are fragile we are.
And this is a reminder for a lot, is it not?
Really, as to how weak we are and how utterly dependent we are on our last one. When we say our Lena torque curve, we really are taught not to defend and glory be to Him. It doesn't take much a millisecond and a microbe
to actually come finish yourself.
Yes, a lot smarter made illness, a source of the whole purification for us. And look at the bush COMM The Good News always for the believer, and only for the believer, that the man that helps us even gain rewards from that
through duress and difficulty more rewards. In fact,
Allah is so merciful to us, glory be to Him. And To Him belongs all praise.
Coming back to the topic. I don't know whether you've actually studied jihad in such depth and extent, you probably haven't
covered it for quite a few sessions now. And we haven't really finished with it yet. And it is such an important topic, as well as ventured out and started on the topic. The reason why I'm spending so much time on it is all the things I've learned many of the things not everything that I've learned over the years. And in dealing with this topic in discussions and talks I've given 20 plus years on this topic.
But such an important persona, because it's so misunderstood by Muslims before I say non Muslims before as well. And as you know, in that regard, a guru talking about
social relations in a society, especially not just between Muslim but Muslims or non Muslims and this is where we're at, isn't it? And that's why I talk about jihad, understand the difference between jihad.
jihad in the wild and meaning and qatal in the fighting meaning and how they, we need to rest back
not throw away the word Jihad because it's a word from the Quran and Sunnah.
So rest back it's real meaning and it's a beautiful thing.
Come up our little Isola lohani was solemn.
As the publicized messenger of Allah said it was as we said, someone
Were a Muto who assala was it was a tsunami, LG had that the peak. The peak of the matter is Islam. Its pillar is Salah, and its Pinnacle. Our topmost part is jihad is a struggle.
struggle and none of the studies mentioned anything about fighting
the rest of the homies I mentioned to you before but other partner mentioned today, none of it because it starts with showing
more than the devil asking away to paradise and now we can go farther away from the fire. So it starts with the bad that the five pillars actually starts with the five pillars as the very foundation and our bobblehead after that the the the doors of goodness, a soul man saga.
Again, an extra fasting saga giving to others benefiting others. Yeah, to quench away the fire of bad deeds and, and evil. And then the promises and the praying of a man in the night. So again,
shallot again, not third use Islam pretty bad, as you'll see that he doesn't finish that. But look at the depths. This is all relating to that the peak of the matter is Islam, which is living Islam, which has been colored by Islam, which is loving Islam Color Me rather than me trying to bend Islam so I can justify
you know, what I'm doing which is actually it's become a very much an illness of the times after they're fine.
People are spending much time not any better and to grow closer last month a bit in finding controversial places where they can perhaps find a gap to justify what they're actually doing already, before they checked it. So I happen to have a Sikh or Hindu boyfriend, Muslim girl. So now I've got to find out is there anywhere I can marry the person Well, I didn't think about it while I was looking. Islam wasn't relevant then. Yeah, but now I've got to legitimize it with the parents ticked the box and say, Can I get married? Is it legitimate? And I can I find a way is anything is you see what I'm saying? So you do the go in the direction of deviation and then try and make Islam
come down with you. This is not right. This is not right. cinnabar de la man Asad Amina lifesave Ababa, the heel, the color of Allah, on what else what other color and hue is better than that? After that, the color of Allah He of course doesn't mean literally the color means being colored by last month as guidance being affected mean absorbing that beauty that's being given.
So again, Rasul le slum, submission to Allah, not submission to Allah and the National desire,
submission to Allah. He has of course, this on the other side, that the deen is not narrow as many religious religious in inverted commas people, including Imams, and in inverted commas, Allah, I say Allah in this context, in a very loose man. Yeah, this has many who go around after five or six years says I'm all in.
I'm all in who's all in me or means you've studied, wrote some rote learning for a few years. That's not Alec to me. But yeah, inverted commas are many of these Olimar and I'm giving the idea of this very narrow, very rigid interpretation of Dino Islam. Demons fossa. It is a wide theme so much in it. Yeah. Majority of it is mobile life. Isn't that right? majority of life. And that's when I met MOBA.
allows for you? Yeah. Only a few things, therefore that which is anonymous, being made clear, and only a few things, which are absolute obligations, and even then there's a level between them? Yeah.
The greater and the higher ones which are more stressed on them, the less stress then the greater ones which are wrong and the less wrong not all the same level. And in between all that a vast ocean for you to seek the bounty of famous Allah subhanho wa Taala while working and striving for his pleasure for the year after a beautiful being it is balanced. Okay. valdichiana Amata wasn't that we are made you a nation of the middle path. balanced, not ready.
But it's for us to discover realize that middle, and that balance and that beauty, and it needs to come with knowledge. It's not just you, you put your finger up like the people I've been mentioning and said, Well, I think I you know, five times a day prayer, I think that's really extreme, isn't it brother and sister can't do that.
It's really extremely he's a fundamentalist reads brought every day extremist tendencies. Not really with British values, is it? So you've got the peddlers who are pushing this British values at the same time and all we need
is a few not few many of us, you know going yeah, yeah going that way. Fasting in Ramadan fasting Roma in summer months oh my goodness this is a great injustice Saudis are great so easy they're doing only 15 hours we are Why do we have to 18 hours or this is an injustice we need to break our fast acid time. You see what I'm saying?
It's not just pluck your finger and say well you know, this is not the balanced system you know seen as an extreme well you're not standing in the right place in the first place.
You're not standing in the right place in the first place. So a moto who saw its pillar is sala de soie be mentioned again after we mentioned twice in the five pillars then in the slot of the man in the night the prophet SAW some about the gates of goodness now he's mentioning it a third time
the pillar everything so much more stress Do you want you know and many of these people are asking these questions and up to these things and I'm gonna pray five times a day I'm gonna feel a man How are adults going to disappear? How are you going to be step from a stop from shaytaan enticing and pulling you in that direction instead, instead of being colored by Islam itself?
was in order to cerami its peak, a pinnacle is LG had a struggle nothing comes without struggle with it not even even Lumia not even in dunya
Allah now this is the son of Allah, the way of Allah subhanaw taala that you have to struggle you harvest what you sow the soul means you make the effort the farmer makes the effort looking after the crop in this way. So how is something he does nothing just sits in his farmhouse? Yeah, thinking so the birds are gonna distribute the seeds everywhere plow the fields, and then he can just go and harvest candy. No, of course not. So jazz is a natural thing. It's not something Oh my God, I'm gonna struggle Oh my God, I'm gonna make an effort to stand and pray otherwise, you know, I can't do it is Mount Everest. It's not Mount Everest.
But again, Jihad with the idea of that struggle.
So, but look at the beauty and effect you can do. None of it is talking about fighting. In fact, after missing all the bad debt and sacrifice as giving, giving to others, benefiting others. The poem is awesome after mentioning this last part, he says tomorrow he says Allah berocca nila ki Valley cockily? Shall I not inform you of that, which is the controlling of all of this is the biggest. So he's coming to after mentioning the pinnacle, something which is such a controlling matter. It's so important,
isn't he? So he's finishing with this because he's saying the malarkey Valley cocoon Lee, shall I tell you that which is a controlling factor in all this? In other words, that which can lead despite all that for you to destruction or lead you to success? Come to belajar so the law says yes. I said yes, of course you're the sole call. He said for us at the Billy sun for call center lesson. Kufa. alayka, so the Messenger of Allah took ahold of his tongue. And he said, control this, or souhan Allah, and this is all on the jihad.
control this because the Jihad to control this, that struggle is not an easy thing is it rather than just really?
And he's saying this is really what it's about. You know, what essence of Islam is that this is one of the major things
control this onto the topic of jihad. He's talking about this.
I'm not surprised, but you know, to, to then reduce you have to fighting and killing and all it is so far away from
Kufa la Kahala go to Yana be Allah
insha Allah Maha una semana de colombi Tomas, as I said, Oh prophet of Allah, are we really going to be taken to task for everything that we utter and say, so he surprised me Rob, because he man he accepts all the big things that the prophets are very bad at and fasting and, and, and, and Hajj and Umrah, you know, you can understand that. Now you say, oh, my goodness, there's something to do beyond that. Yeah. Are we really going to be taken to
messenger for what we uttering the same? So the Messenger of Allah is showing his surprise on the reverse. Surprise, like say, say, tequila mukaiyama. May your mother Be brief w Oman, and scenario saying it sounds terrible, but it doesn't have that literal meaning. But the idea is don't either
definitely we don't even realize that this is such a serious matter this shakeela Kappa mukaiyama for Halle, Yakubu NASA. Finnerty Allah wa Julie him Oh Paul alumina Healy him Illa hacer Edo lc natti him telemovie we're all had the hustle side for movie mentioned
so the province elephant master he says
what else is it that drags yeah that leads to the dragging on the faces yeah cook bonus cut by a cookbook is actually means prostration putting the face or inverting the face on the floor to one of these meaning is actually to prostrate as well. But in this context called boo
boo boo na sala would you be here is to have that face on that noses be dragged on their faces and thrown into the fire and what else will do that except what they harvest with their tongues.
So, the word harvest is used like metaphorical cause remember I mentioned to you you reap what you sow
same analogy is being used isn't it? They are harvesting what they have been doing with that tongue. So the result of that, so that will lead to hellfire. So this is beautiful. This Hadeeth in showing exactly the effort and the struggle, what what is involved, we look for a whole variety of a hadith omit to an alumnus I have been ordered to fight human beings not verified the a different perspective of understanding that he needs via apparent meaning gives a different kind of perspective and not to be taken on its own but taken with the parameters that's what he was taught to fight Salalah Solomon he says I'd been ordered to and the Quran giving option not just of
submission to Islam and killing and this is only for those who are fighting you will go far they're fighting you. Not that you're going up killing and saying Submit.
And we looked at the Hadith to do with
a laptop who down the side of his salon don't don't start with Salam the greeting of Salaam with the Jews in a Christian what that meant. You remember, we also looked at the beef inside Muslim to do with the Day of Judgment, which seem to indicate that the bad deeds of the worst Muslims will be thrown on the Jew and Christian Yeah, and the bad Muslim was lived a really bad life all the light will suddenly go to Paradise because of that. And we looked at those issues that clarified that one of the Hadith which I don't think I mentioned before, which was used over my lifetime from the 80s onwards some of the hardliners who wanted basically cover a fight with afar and rather than do gamma
is a famous leaf which is reported in Ashman and Amida old and some of you may have heard of it.
Where if you said the prophet SAW Some said Bovis to be safely been near the ISA that I was sent with the sword in my hand yeah with the coming of the our mic coming with a sword in my hand this second Yeah.
Imagine Why do we using this boy If so, I was sent with a sword, you know ready sword armed
men a PSA? Where have you been to law?
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Yo, yo yo la Hawa. until Allah will alone be worshiped meaning can with the sword
which means to kill and to fight until allies worship alone walk back when you're in a risky data room Hey, and minor my sustenance my sustenance was put under the shadow of my spear
which means on the battlefield Yeah, my justness was put on first you have the sword. Now you have the shadow of the spear. So he's spending all his time in other words he was sent for this to fight can be in warfare all the time. When joy or escape room Hey, what your what your Illa zil was cigar Allah Madhava Emery and, and humiliation and
humiliation and degradation was put on the one who is who opposes me. Woman chabahar They call me fat woman and whoever imitates of people they will bring from amongst them. Now this last part. These came in a couple of chains and each
He's very famously used, whoever imitates are people that, yeah, there are they are from them. And as I mentioned this before, in settings as well, that this is often misused, but the whole of this audience, which came with a couple of changes is actually very weak. Some say the last part, whoever images of people is from amongst them, is not as weak as the rest of it. And therefore, some have said it is has some that we can perhaps use its meaning, but meaning in the right place, of course, but the reality is, this is very, completely. So you see why people who are that way inclined offensive warfare in Islam and taking on the kofod always involved in, they use this to say, well,
the prophet SAW so look what he's saying, yeah.
The it's about fighting and killing and, and making people submit to the oneness of Allah subhanaw taala. This is out of place, and superfluously, Sally had been rejected, not just recently, it was well known over centuries ago that this is a very weak faith,
and not from the the other words, we don't say from the mouth of Rasulullah Salallahu alaihe salam.
when we talk about a jihad, as we have done over many weeks, and this is a clarification of this particular deal, then reality is
that we have to realize that messengers and prophets were sent
for a purpose.
And the clear purpose was to bring people
by the hour, not by force, bring people to submit to a creator.
And to reform themselves, not just to submit to the creator means reform wasn't me. That is the purpose. And the purpose, therefore, who follow the NBA and also is the same purpose,
to show the way the way of Serato must Hakeem and themselves reform and reform of those who come to accept, accept submitting to Allah subhanho wa Taala
that struggle to do that,
on oneself and with others is the Jihad and therefore the pinnacle of the mankind, to to live a life of that is jihad, jihad, jihad is there for self reform more than anything else, the bigger part of jihad, as was clarify,
as was clarified, as many Allah have stated, and said, quite rightly, although it was not a direct a death of the civil as well as I mentioned to you before about jihad, jihad,
and Jihad after it was a statement of who?
What generation of people Sahaba Fabien, Toby Toby.
Toby Toby Toby.
It was a tablet you said Ibrahim, Avi Abdullah, a sham
mentioned by a socket in his book, The famous heavy and there was a chain which was weak to a soulless lab but to tease from him who was a he's documented him as a good trustworthy good pious person understandably as we mentioned last time and I don't want to go into the after again but about
when the military expedition coming back in the same format Falcon feed so Johanna asked what were you doing the the lessons you have in this awkward sorry, what will you now do when you come back from the battlefield in the bigger Jihad? Yeah, well, my Falcon field jihadi.
So this bigger jihad is that perform if that is what Allah say in the law, Hola, euroma amin, Hatha Yoga yiruma, the unforeseen him, surely Allah does not change the condition of a people until they change what is with themselves.
We need to take the step that is the reform that is a struggle and striving for us to try and do better than we did yesterday. Yeah, today and do tomorrow better than we did today. And that struggled to continue on that journey of reform. That is the jihad in fact,
in fact, what was clear even from the scene on the life of a soul loss of the last element, that before, before Sahaba could stand in the face of attack
at numbers and equipment.
Totally imbalanced against them. Yeah, not in their favor. The reason they were able to stand and lay down their lives on the line, in defense, not offense in defense of lives of others and defense of the
I have a man and belief against those who want to wipe it out. The reason they were able to do that is because of the Jihad that have been already done on themselves to prepare them to be able to stand again.
So that's why it's a Jihad
because it requires the development. And therefore we say people talk about Korea, Korea is part of jihad, actually, Serbia, which means development, developed NaVi man we're talking about the very center to all this is Eman, a glowing man. And the man when I say a man, this two ways of looking at it, man, at least the man on the legal side, which is what do you believe in? The Akira, as we say, Is it correct? But what I'm talking about is the quality of the man the level of Eman inside you not the fact that you can rub off fashion say I want to be liable, it will go to be
in English even in Arabic, yeah, not the fact you can say that. But how you feel the man inside? And the closeness to Allah Subhan Allah, Allah for Allah and His messenger and for Islam? How much is that stirring in your soul? And is that guiding a lightning you that's the man I'm talking about? That doesn't just happen and stay alive, that that requires an effort to work on visiting our brothers and sisters. It requires a struggle.
And that's, that's why
I said to you before that, at no time
divided Jihad on the basis of Quran as soon as in understanding he divided into 13 paths
and in that, of course, remember I said to Jihad includes Yeah, and it's why this meaning it includes fighting as well.
Yeah, fighting to defend for the sake of Allah when you're under attack. The idea is, yeah, what are we talking about in the right situation, right context, we're talking about the state now we're talking about a situation where that's relevant, not just any whole old house, but it includes such as well. So when he divides it,
he puts in the first category, Jihad on itself.
In the second category, he puts jihad against shikon.
This is still linked with the self.
I'll explain it. In the third category, he puts jihad
And the fourth category jihad against
volume on wrongdoers, people causing
harm to others
and people spreading corruption etc. in the land.
When it comes under this where it starts
Jihad he said there's four categories under you have on the self.
so this is where you get the 13 if you can, as we go along first is the Jihad the struggle
for the self, the other knifes for what was the first step
before a man comes knowledge, what is the man Come on the basis of knowledge? You know, we don't know anything when you believe in superstitions. Yeah. As people.
So the first is to make an effort. Because if it's not going to come to you, you just sit there and say what he's not gonna come to you.
What he's not going to come to you and me. And beyond Russell muscle only Yes. But we have to make effort to, to discover, to discover and to find the right knowledge before we believe.
So to strive and struggle for the right knowledge and information, the truth, right?
If you follow the wrong knowledge, you might turn out to be a Bahai or
elevator or even Amazon. That's not right. Knowledge is knowledge,
knowledge, Islamic knowledge.
Here, this is a big debate about what's Islamic knowledge on what? Not Islamic knowledge.
Reality is all knowledge is Islamic, except for black magic, the only knowledge you've been forbidden from seeking
all knowledge is Islamic.
People often talk about this. In my secular education, I studied this in my Islamic Well, actually, the secular, we don't have this division of secular and religious, our all our Ma and our scholars and our scientists were actually Olimar. Very often they were all about themselves, because they don't see this dichotomy. Yeah, science is not secular knowledge for us, how it is used can be secular, but the knowledge is not secular. Okay? Yes, we can say, knowledge to do with the oluwo adeem specification do with aluminum, and aluminum bodies the size of a defect that we specify, but the rest of it is also Islamic knowledge. So this is striving for knowledge, because knowledge
actually, in the sciences and the cosmos, in biology in all these fields, yet, with the Correct, correct focus, any man will only lead you to increase in
will increase in demand, does it know when you see the marvelous and study the nature after the cosmos, you have with the right attitude with him and he increases that elevates you edema. So struggling striving for knowledge, even though claim puts as the first second on the basis of knowledge. And of course, he takes it for granted knowledge with a man. The second he says is the struggle to
striving to practice. So this is similar to what I said earlier. You know, we have so many people nowadays. And I mentioned that a few weeks ago, and I gave a talk at the in Manchester.
He was working for the sake of Allah, that we have people who go around.
They don't practice anything. They go around with doubts.
Right? And they ask questions. So you answer the question, and then you meet them a couple of years later, or six months, and they still got the same doubts. And you have a the same controversial question. Because haven't moved on. Because I never practiced anything. I just, I just called them you know, people who, you know, go around and just ask me a question. Just inquisitive. Not really, you know, it's like somebody who goes to the bath water, and just puts their heel off the tip of the toilet is see if it's warm or tepid enough. And then the water getting in it.
Come back again, six months later, and they'll just try it again.
Go back again. What kind of knowledge is that? What kind of questioning? Is that even sincere or not? Yeah, until you immerse yourself. If you want to get the benefit of the bath, until you immerse yourself in it, you're not really going to realize the benefit. Yeah, the person who's asking you questions can go blue in the face and say, this will benefit you. This is a reason why it's like this Like this Like this. But until you practice.
And this is the beauty of Islam, isn't it? Really, because only practicing opening a door, going in taking the step? Unless
you go to him in a hand span, Allah comes an arm's length. You only realize that arm's length. Allah comes to you by taking the handstand distance towards him. But if you don't take it,
I can carry on mixing that beauty world if it will not have any real impact. Not here and not here. Will it? really won't. It's just an idea. Yeah, yeah. It sounds interesting. Philosophically. Yeah. Which is what philosophy is about, isn't it? That's why I say philosophically, because he's just talk talk, talk, talk, talk. Ask the question. Yeah. Yeah. And answer as three more questions. As three questions get nine more questions. Yes, carry on and on just talk shop. Islam is not a talk show.
Is requires action. So the Jihad to put into practice, and that's why you saw in the halifa model as well. Look how much practice was that?
practice. Practice what you learn practice in Islam. Put
The entire practice about controlling the tongue about good manners about neighborly needs is not just about giving talks about it, about being kind about being forgiving about not lying about being truthful practice. And that requires struggle. There's no,
yeah, especially when we fall, fall into habits. And you know how often I hear this excuse from people that say,
you get angry too much you need to brother or sister you need to learn to have more patience. I was made up.
Some said, Well, you know, look at Amara novabackup. They were both the same course. No, they weren't the same. Yes. But did did they sell niches which are not the same? We're not all robots? No doubt, yeah, we'll different in our lectures. But if Islam didn't come to reform the angry person
and reform, the one who has a tendency to shout and swear, and the person says, Well, that's how I am I just swear? No.
So what's Islam there for them?
You're trying to say Islam is not here to reform you. I'm just the way I am. That's absolute nonsense. That's shaytaan speaking, actually. So I say to you, that struggle, and therefore for this sort of person, if I live my life like that brother and sister, I acknowledged, is it going to be difficult for me to reform myself? It is, it is, but the man and salah and sung will help me Is that right? And I cannot realize that help until I do the song and the Salah.
Is that right?
Yes, otherwise I can go blue in the face convincing this person but the reason why it's not working is because the steps to do the salah and the soul and come close to Allah is not being practiced. Because this is if it's practice, then it will become easier step by step to change from day to the next day, the next day.
I was very lucky, not lucky, but blessing that after leaving University and very early, we got involved in that one my wife
and I remember in my head is in school being a Yorkshire lad and your lads also swear like other lads do left, right and center and university guys. Well, everybody swears now to the extent that but we'll handle Illa Alhamdulillah it was because of being surrounded in that lot in this is the Jamaat is a group of brothers and sisters striving for the same cause and this is the benefit of Jamal having companionship which is good. It helped us to control and change that swearing and land back
to the extending Why have an ISP? To me people used to say oh he doesn't even like the word bl w or the you know CRA Of course because this this is so cute.
So this is not swearing is a street level.
We used to have some of our brothers in that one.
And I won't mention the group.
Sometimes I like mentioning the group actually but I won't mention it and some of you may know if you came across them
saw themselves as intellectuals very hot, heavy
and they used to swear
in the middle of discussion, the swearing
on you know nothing about the Sunnah of the soul. last lesson you call one hubby's out of context. Yeah. And the way you're talking? Yeah. As
it is so far from the actual character, which was the essence of this.
Brother is just straight language. No, it's not speak language. It's Fisk. And this is for Socrates, not the way of the Messenger of Allah. For those kind of things. We said, No more discussion. All Salama Jaffe. This is a Johnny way.
So what I mentioned, I say that you have to make an effort and it can be done. It can be done.
It is even though it can be more hard than other times and habits other habits that are difficult to change. What I believe in the end, that there's the nature that Allah created, Allah didn't create in us a nature of lying, deceit, swearing, all these are all from the environment. Therefore they can be removed. If there's anything in our nature, some days a bit more outspoken, some days a bit more timid and quiet. We're not answerable for that type of thing. They're not seen as negative morals or immoral things other some of these more quiet, some of these more outspoken, we don't see
The quiet ones going to go to hell fire or the loud ones going to go to hell fire doing. So that's the difference in nature, but not to do with deeds and actions and behavior. So I'm going to solid striving to do good deeds. The third, he said, was the Jihad of Dawa.
This is all on the self.
No claim saying that an individual as a Muslim as a believer is a responsibility of struggling to share the Dharma to those around them.
Those who are ignorant within the Muslims are ignorant from the disbelievers.
Even though profile is down here, this is a different category of profile.
This is ignorant, this is far rejecters in a different levels, different phase. Now we're talking about dollar. In other words, the fragrance of Islam as you practice as you practice who you're practicing with,
who you're practicing with,
you know, sitting in a cave, practicing on yourself, self flagellation, with the wit, immersing yourself in a cold working bucket of ice coming out of it, putting rock clothes on and talking to see
Islam means practicing with people.
Even the environment, even animals, actually you're practicing when you practice with others, it means your neighbors it means colleagues of working means teachers, students, people, anyone you come and that is that why is it not brothers and sisters, if you are practicing Islam,
that is the hour. In other words, they cannot be contained, as I've said many times before the fragrance of Islam,
this fragrance and meat as you practice them. Yeah. So but it also means an actual effort.
The struggle to make effort to do that, well, actually, that's what Luca was saying. That's why puts him under jihad, which means struggled to make effort because you care for humanity. Because you care for others,
all others, because you want to save others from the hellfire. And you want to show them the light of what you have.
Right. So that requires effort.
And then fourthly, said, still under Jihad of the self here
the fourth level of jihad is summer.
Notice how someone's going to come summer What does he mean? He's saying as you learn as you practice Islam and as you do, you're gonna come across obstacles and difficulties and trials in your life.
trials in your life Yeah, because I'm what will you require, then you will require suburban fortitude. suburb means constancy here, here, it means not just being patient, waiting for the Maddie to come.
Summer here means yet fortitude, steadfastness, that you carry on. And that will require struggle to have that sub wanted summer is not easy is it?
mean as millimole Allah says is from those of firm resolve those who have suffered or submarine, they are people who have strong resolve for the man if you develop that Eman comes that and all of us will falter. All of us will falter in that. So the struggle to have summer 42 steadfastness little by little carry on,
little by little carry on.
I will pass the
step by step, you will get that
come up. All right. So then that he finished with the selling four categories under Jihad on the self, we got enough to do them when we think about going anywhere else when then comes jihad against shape on it is to protect the self brought from an outside influence that's working from within and out, which is called the police. So he said there's two categories and therefore two ways as shaytan is attacking, and two kinds of jihad that need to be done. One kind of attack from shaitan is called putting doubts in us. That is so prevalent today.
sowing seeds of doubt. Yeah. Our youth and our youth generation for those who have been to university or maybe it is an infestation, is it not? I'm not exaggerating. I know what's going on out there. Our youth infested with this and they don't realize
And the question kind of people I mentioned before, keep asking questions. majority are from
This category, they've been infested by a police
who's taken ahold of them and keeps throwing down. So all they do, they're not doing any of the others. Yeah.
They're not they haven't found a remedy for it. So their infestation with doubt comes out in that question. Or what about LGBT? Then? What about homosexuals? You know, how can Islam be against that? You know, what about this? And how can Islam do this? What about girlfriend blah? How can I not have a, you know, you all this, this kind of repetition of the same old thing again and again, hoping to find a way out, or a way in for a police I said,
remedy for it in no time said was remedy for doubt
is again, the opposite of doubt is absolute furmity.
So the struggle to develop your team?
Yeah, against the doubts being thrown by shaitan is a jihad is a Jihad to do that. He doesn't go into the details of how to develop this europeen. But how do you think we develop your team?
Some of the things if I've got doubts,
I do account for it.
Ask questions. Nobody's nobody's saying don't ask questions.
But that's not the only way to develop your team. Yeah. I criticize the question before just for the sake of asking the question and not doing anything with it. That's not the only way. But of course, you have to clarify with somebody who has understanding and knowledge somebody and only moms and all alums don't necessarily have the answer to what you're asking. Some may and others won't actually.
And so that's very important who you ask
the question so yes, so part of it asking the question What else?
And hopefully if you get the right answer that'll help you towards your thing. But it won't be enough.
Good company, not directly will help you with doubts. The question will good company will help you in steadfastness. Yeah. What I mentioned before
dua to Allah subhanho wa Taala
you've got down Shia Allah. guide me Allah, what do we say in our sphere or palamos? The beam guidance, straight path you begging Allah beg Allah subhana wa Taala how many people would dose you know I'm pretty I'm young who have gone back to Allah in the night begging your line crease me with a man fill my heart with the man cuz the battle going on with the police.
We've just met in policing to avoid doesn't exist. Although except you know, many people must think is some sort of superstition like,
like watching somebody magical films, you know, everything's become just
what do you call it?
All the magical films in the books that are being written everybody obsessed with
Harry Potter, Harry Potter, everything is magical. Everything's magical. There's no real demons and things because we think is great fantasy. We just watch a film. There's no he believes because I just like that. He's just a figment of our imagination is not a figment of your imagination. There is a police until we realize that Allah created the beliefs and at least he's doing his work. So in our effort and struggle to strive to remove doubt, we're struggling against and doing jihad against the police. So make dua to Allah because Allah is the one who protects us from him. So dwad to Allah and worship of Allah
to our worshiping Allah, if I'm not praying five times a day, not fasting in Ramadan. I haven't got a cat inhealth chance sorry for using the expression for this act. I haven't got a cat in Hell's chance of removing doubt. Is that right brothers and sisters? All right.
So for many people doubts never go
under wondering why. So then they come to the conclusion there must be something wrong with the religion. My job's not going yet an answer. The sacrifice is still there about you know, well don't do some wash yourself Matador.
This reminded me of
a brother who's a convert. He's a professor in handy. I don't know when you heard of him, my professor Brown. He's on some YouTube videos. I'm
A few years ago, I really learned is a still a young man, as far as I'm concerned was beanies early 40s
and he was telling a friend of a friend that he met one of these Muslims
I won't say who it was but Quilliam foundation comes to mind that you know, you know everything else he said after a meta discussion with this person he said I've never said this about any Muslim and I know about differences of opinion I have such a he's so balanced is Professor brown supanova and so knowledgeable he said that I can cope with all kinds of disgust and difference of opinion he said, but after I met this Muslim I felt as though I needed to go nevermind What do I need to do muscle
just reminded me of that let's say she moved out gone to muscle gone to do please say yeah, Allah remove these doubts from me. Yeah, yeah, it's a spiritual cleansing we need isn't it rather than Really? So I said, a bad that I'm not doing anything I don't even you know, many people
don't clean and wash themselves because they're not gonna pray so the thing God the rest of it is gone as well. Yeah.
I was gonna go shutdowns really taken ahold of you.
And the counter to shutdowns down is to do these things. So to develop your thing, we need to do that right to develop a theme. The second attack of a police
one is to slow down what's the second attack
What do you think?
complacency? Who's giving you hope?
That's possible. That's just when it's not major thing. How does the police once he enticed people towards
temptation excellent. Is temptation.
And the same category of young people especially what what did I say earlier on? Yeah, I'm already got a girlfriend. Yeah, I'm sleeping with her. Now the villain I'm talking about myself my love protectors right. Or I've got a boyfriend Muslim girl Hindu boyfriend Christian atheist boyfriend already sleeping now. Yeah, Maury doing that now I need to find some just it just vacation for taking from Islam. Give me a taking the ball. Yeah, how come it's only
Christian women who are allowed to marry Muslim men Kalka is must mean that Islam allows this as well. So you know, looking for this kind of thing. So I've already been tempted and gone follow checked out down the road of temptation. I didn't take any effort to control that. But now I want Islam to come down the road with me.
Bring Islam with me.
Let's bring it with me. Whoa, whoa, you can't have a LGBT relationship law. Come on Islam caught me right. Yeah. So we need to really think Islam.
I read the Quran on bowing down like my wife does to a statue Come on big deal. Yeah, Islam really needs to Islam can't be that narrow.
And this is Shannon's taken a real old. Yeah. And, and they want to, they want to completely destroy Islam, so appeases and sits with them. So temptation. temptation is the second attack of Shakedown.
Second attack of Shakedown,
as soon through the designs through hover through natural designs are being put in it as well. And the remedy for that it no kayam says the struggle and Jihad remedy with that is another kind of some of
the other meaning of sub earlier on, on the self worth, fortitude, constancy in carrying on, despite the opposition difficulties being faced this Southern this Southern means control, self control.
self control, as quoted by indigofera I think I read it many years ago that, that Omar
said two types of sub, the greatest sovereign the lesser someone.
So he called the first one, the lesser server, which is a fortitude and patience. The greatest suffer is controlling oneself when shaytan is tempting. That requires jihad. That requires struggle, doesn't it? Yeah. When you're being attracted to that, which is they're going inside you and then you pull yourself back, especially in the kind of society we have today. And I believe our tests and trial, Allah is merciful. Yeah. So our tests and trial year are great. And now we will be just according to that situation. If temptation is rife all around us. It's not the same as if we have a nice concern.
British society was an Islamic ethos, etc. and marriage is easy, etc, etc. So it's according to that. And that's not to give you a green card to say so all right, carry on Do whatever you want everything be fine. No, I'm just saying but then the reward is greater isn't it? Yeah. So So that covers six of the
categories of jihad also to do with the South we haven't even got anywhere near to do with to have with the meaning of fight.
But I'm going to stop there because we'll finish this off next time again.
I hope it's of benefit although we carried on the topic of jihad for about five or six weeks, but various elements which I thought
you know, put detail in it, but he's categorizing just amazing. of that. So we'll say start next time inshallah, as we then move on to
the rest of the story of Syrah, a call call
him any quick question of clarification for today what we covered the Korea Vietnam.
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check the record.
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