Nadim Bashir – Hadith of the Day #22 – Objective of Ramadan

Nadim Bashir
AI: Summary © The importance of achieving the peace and unity in the Muslim community is emphasized, with Subhanabe explaining that individuals cannot be deceiving others and must ensure no one is left without any assistance. The definition of Taqwa is discussed, and individuals should not be afraid of the presence of the presence of the presence of the presence of the presence of the presence of the presence of the light. The importance of connecting with the declaration and using it to benefit others is emphasized, along with the need to keep hearts united and donating. The conversation touches on the pandemic and how it may impact individuals.
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salam Wa alaykum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh Bismillah al Rahman al Rahim Al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil Alameen wa Salatu was Salam ala Rasulillah e Muhammad while the he was a hobby as a Marine along balloon out Ramadan and mural but I mean I ask Allah subhanho wa Taala to accept from all of us may Allah subhanho wa Taala give us knowledge that is beneficial to us. And I ask Allah subhana wa Taala to help us reach the month of Ramadan, brothers and sisters I hope you all are doing well around the world. Wherever you may be. I ask Allah subhana wa Tada for His mercy upon us. I ask Allah subhana wa Tada to help us through this pandemic that we are going through in May Allah subhanho wa Taala

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protect our families Amira al Amin, so the month of Ramadan is just around the corner. And many people have asked me what is the primary objective if there is one thing, one thing that we truly need to achieve from the month of Ramadan? Everyone has different answers. However ALLAH SubhanA wa Taala has given us his answer to this same question. Allah says in the idea that you and I have heard so many times, Yeah, you heard Adina Avenue katiba la cama CAMA. CAMA katiba love it, I mean, cobbly, calm the icon, that the goon Allah subhanho wa taala. In this passage, the only passage in the Quran that talks about fasting that talks about Ramadan, this is the passage that begins with

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this idea that Allah has ordained fasting upon us the way he has ordained it upon the previous nations. And then he says, perhaps, perhaps now Allah come, perhaps you will attain Toccoa from it, meaning that there is no promise to anyone that we will truly attain Takua but we have to do what we have to do spend our fast in our Ramadan the right way, and hopefully Inshallah, from this we will be able to attain the brothers and sisters Taqwa is the most important objective of Ramadan. And because even before Allah talks about Quran, because in one two is later, Allah subhanho wa Taala says, Shehu, Ramadan and lovey when Zita female Quran.

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The month of Ramadan is the month where in the Quran was revealed. So before even talking about the Quran, Allah talked about what Toccoa the passage this passage in the Quran in surah baqarah begins with Taqwa. And it ends with what a Taqwa this whole month is about Toccoa and there's a hadith of Rasulullah sallallahu. Ala he was saying on the first one, he tells us, the where is that what is the COA in our actions? Is the COA in what we say is the COA in the heart. The Prophet saw some he has mentioned that very clearly in a hadith mentioned in a Timothy were in Abu Huraira, or the Allah I know he mentioned that the Prophet said Allahu Allah, he was sitting he says, Al Muslim, a whole

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Muslim. So this is the Hadith that the prophet is I'm saying that a Muslim is a brother to another Muslim, Leia who he will neither deceive him, neither will he lie to him, and neither will he leave him without any assistance. So as being a Muslim, three things that we have as a responsibility towards another Muslim, first of all, is we cannot deceive anyone. Number two is we cannot lie to anyone. And number three is we have to make sure that we no one is left without any assistance. Subhanallah when we say this community of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam the Sahaba are the Allah Tala on home, all these three things they existed. And when all these three things they exist,

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then there will be harmony and peace and unity in the community. See, you cannot have a community without unity. And this is why Subhanallah even if you look at the spelling of community, the word Unity does exist in it. Because without unity, there is no such thing called a community. You can have so many people in a community, but if there's if their hearts are not unified, there is no sense of community. So this is why it is so important that in order to keep our hearts together as a Muslim Ummah, we have to do these things. Subhan Allah may Allah forgive us that today we are doing the complete opposite in all three areas. We are deceiving others, we lie to others. And not only

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that, but we also we also sleep at times and we have no care about what is going on with our Muslim brothers and sisters. So three these three things, brothers and sisters is extremely important. Then the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he goes on

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to say about once again the the respect and the honor of a Muslim towards another Muslim he says cool Muslim girl Muslim haram that every Muslim okay everything belonging to a Muslim is sacred for another Muslim meaning that anything that belongs to you and then the product at this time he goes into more details, because when the product is some says everything that belongs to a Muslim, the question may be asked the what what is the profile is some meaning here, what is the intent of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam the Prophet Allah is some he clarifies that also Subhanallah What a beautiful teacher, he said, Allahu alayhi wa sallam was, he goes on to say that his honor,

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his wealth and his blood, his honor, his wealth and his blood, all these three things are sacred, for one Muslim for a towards another Muslim, mean that no Muslim can any should do anything, or they cannot do anything to another, where their honor, their dignity is violated, or their wealth or their property is violated. And not only that, but he also says, What demo who and their blood is not, it should not be violated. So meaning that all these three things are sacred, okay, all these three things are sacred, and we should not do anything to violate any of those three things. Then the Prophet sallallahu Sallam says, at the KOA Hoonah that Taqwa is here. And then he says that it

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is enough. And he pointed to his chest, and he says it is enough for a Muslim to commit evil by this, this despising his other Muslim brother, that it is enough for a Muslim to commit evil mean that if you despise someone else, because when you despise someone else, you just simply don't despise them. Then you create plans in your mind, that how you should deceive him and how you should treat him but the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is saying that forget about the actions, the thing that can lead you to harming someone else, which is despising someone else. Even that is considered as an evil. So here this hadith The reason I shared with this hadith with all of you

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today is because the most important part of this is at the KOA Hoonah now the province has some says a Toccoa is here. Now, first of all is that the question is that what is the definition of Taqwa? Okay. What is the definition of Taqwa? So, earlier I shared that why you know Taqwa is you know how the month of Ramadan is all about Taqwa. I also want to share with you what why do we need to apply Toccoa why do we need to bring the core into our life? And then finally, I want to explain what exactly is taqwa? So the question is that why do we need Toccoa the reason why we need the COA is because that is contingent upon us learning and benefiting from the Quran. If I don't have the COA

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in my life, I can hear it after I a hotrod lecture, you know, YouTube videos after YouTube videos and I can you know, I can scatter and I can cover every single Osama YouTube video but if I don't have Toccoa the key thing that Allah has sent us which is the Quran, the month of Ramadan is about the Quran also, we cannot benefit from the Quran because Allah makes it very clear when we began the Quran. What does he say? He says, I live let me the radical Kitab boo, la Roy, Buffy there is no ambiguity there is no doubt absolutely none whatsoever in this book, and then he says what? Who then this book is a guidance but for who then with the pain it is a guidance for those people who have

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Taqwa. So this is why it is so important that we need to have Taqwa. Now, once again, the question still does beg is that what is the definition I need to know what Toccoa is. Now some people have said that is the fear of Allah subhanho wa taala. Now, that's not necessarily the whole truth, because the beautiful thing about the Arabic language is that it is a very comprehensive language. So you may have one word, but there is so packed is so much packed with so much meaning. This is why we find and we have to go back into the Sahaba of the altar and home to find out how did they explain Taqwa? And very beautifully. I want to give you two examples. The first example is the

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definition of Taqwa given by Ali Rhodiola. And when someone asked him that what is the COA he says Dakota comprises of four things. He says a Dakota he'll home from El Jolene. It is number one to to be fearful of Allah subhanho wa taala. Brothers and sisters today we are fearful of breaking the law. We understand that if I break the law there are consequences. Likewise when it comes to Allah subhanho wa Taala we need to have a similar or not even a similar but a more higher, higher level of fear that if I break the order of Allah subhanaw taala what will happen to me than this

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Second thing, he says, he says, Well, I'm a little bit 10 zeal is to act upon not simply knowing it. Okay? Not simply just knowing it, but to act upon the Quran. Well, Karna to be like Colleen, and to be satisfied, okay to have Karna and to be satisfied on the level that we have. Now someone may say, Well, I may have a little but there's other people who have so much wealth, and that's not little. And so the the answer to that question is that they whatever they have, compared to someone else, it will be very little. See, there's always someone who has more wealth than you. And there's always people who have less wealth than you to so likewise with even a person who has so much and you know,

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someone who has so much they will have little compared to someone else and they will always feel that they have less compared to someone else. Well connect automatically means what to be satisfied on what Allah has given us anything that Allah has given us to be satisfied with that. And then he says, Well, is there are there Dooley yo mera hain, where he says, are the Ultron that to prepare for the Day of Judgment, so Taqwa is once again to feel Allah. Number two is to act upon the Quran. Number three is to be satisfied with what Allah has given us. Now, once again, I also want to make it clear that it doesn't mean that we cannot pursue other financial endeavors in our life. I'm not

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saying that, but at the same time, we have to understand that A times people when they want more and more wealth, than they start going to the Haram means, you cannot do that well and to prepare for the Day of Judgment. This is the definition of Taqwa given by ARIDO the EULA on the second example I want to give you is the example of Ahmed ibn follow the EULA time where in once he asked, obey even acabo de Allah on the obey what is the definition of Taqwa and obey even a cow said that oh, man, even a hotdog? I mean, have you ever gone to a garden that is full of thorns? And he says, yes, indeed, I have gone. And he said that how did you behave there? Like how would you were you cautious

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or not? And how were you conscious? And he says that the reason the way I was cautious is that I would pick up my clothes and I would make sure that I will put my foot in a place that my clothes would not get tangled with any Thorn or anything of that type. And I made sure where I put my foot and I was very cautious, will be even upset. That is what Taqwa is. The CoA is that going through our life in this dunya in such a way that haram ways haram means that haram sources are presenting themselves every single day in every single way. But we push them away, and we make sure that I know where I'm putting my foot. I make sure that I'm very cautious of everything that I say everything

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that I do, everything that I am hearing everything that I am seeing. That is what Taqwa is. So brothers and sisters, this is why the month of Ramadan is all about that is all about Taqwa. It's all about coming closer to Allah subhanho wa taala. It's all about, you know, connecting with the Quran And subhanAllah tomorrow inshallah I'm going to share with you what are the benefits of Taqwa. See, we all are human beings that were driven by incentives, right? Why should I do this degree because he's gonna give me this benefit, right? If I do this, this is gonna give me some benefit right at the end of the day. We all are thinking about ourselves. And we want to know what

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incentives is there in Taqwa. If I applied in my life and Allah subhanaw taala. See, he created us. He created us and He knows what we are. So this is why in the Quran, also Allah subhanho wa Taala he said, rest assure, I will give you benefits of Taqwa. You want the COA first of all, I'm telling you attain Taqwa. But at the same time, I know you are incentive driven. The creation of Allah subhanho wa taala. Rest assured I will give you and I will show you that there are benefits of Taqwa. Inshallah, we'll talk about that. Tomorrow. In our Hadith of the day segment, I ask Allah subhana wa Taala to give all of us the ability to really first of all utilize a month Ramadan the way you

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should be utilized. I ask Allah subhana wa Taala to give us the ability to pray our salon to really benefit you know, when it comes to air to calf when it comes to benefiting, benefiting others like the we find the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he would give immense amount of sadaqa so anything that we find anything that we find any good that we can do, we are at home, then let's try to let's try to utilize that in the best way possible. I ask Allah subhanaw taala also that when it comes to our children, May he make their hearts soft for the month of Ramadan? Our Children Of course they when it comes to the Milan especially when they're at home, they can become like lazy at

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times they can become like you know Thai

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A lot of times, they're not so much into it, they're not so much into it. That's why I ask Allah subhana wa Tada also to give to help them and to give them the ability and not only that brother and sisters in sha Allah hear from Epic Majid, we have a lot in a lot of programs Inshallah, that we will be offering throughout the day starting from sahaja. Inshallah, all the way tonight, we have various programs throughout the day. Inshallah, please do subscribe to our YouTube channel, please do subscribe to and do subscribe and become part of our Facebook page also where we are able to send out many videos and many messages regarding the community and so forth. At the same time, please do

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donate whatever you can in times like this. Remember that Allah subhanho wa Taala is the one who is the giver, he is the provider and inshallah he will provide inshallah he will give. At the same time, we have to be careful that we take care of our families. Also, I know that there are a lot of people who love and love to give, they love to give. But at the same time, we have to care for our families. Also, we cannot just give away everything, but we have to be careful of how we disseminate our money. The month of Ramadan is also about the month of giving in sadaqa and Allah who will take others the cut, make sure that especially during this pandemic, there are a lot of people at

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hamdulillah for many people living in some certain countries that are getting benefit from the government. But there are a lot of our brothers and sisters around the world in some certain countries, that they do not have a structured government where they are getting some funds. So please when it comes to giving zakat, please make sure that you are you're dispersing your zakat money in the appropriate way. The best way of course we all know is to give zakat in your own area. But the same time is also important to understand that there is nothing wrong in giving the car to other places where people are truly in need. So please do keep that in mind. At the same time. Do

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keep in mind that Ramadan once a month starts you know making sure that we are focused is very easy to read be focused in the very beginning. But very quickly as human beings you know Subhanallah we look at this pandemic that is going on right now. We have become so accustomed to this virtual online life now, you know, everything is being done online and the beginning it was like how we're going to survive. But now we're in a time that now life is just going on. So that's why it's extremely important that we understand this and I ask Allah subhanho wa Taala to better to all the knowledge that we will inshallah benefit in the month of Ramadan, every dua that we have learned

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every kind of Hadith that we have learned if it is applicable, then we try to apply in our life. And finally, I will say is that you know, subhanAllah times are tough. And as you know people in a family even you know yesterday Subhanallah I came across or I was I was told about a family that even times like these people are just going through immense amount of family issues and people are going through a lot of challenges. So this is why it's very important that you know when we live together as a family, keep our hearts united inshallah ask ALLAH SubhanA without to give all of us ability to act on what's been sent at her just like Mala Hey, salaam wa want to Llahi cattle

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