Nadim Bashir – Khatira – Reflections from Surah Teen

Nadim Bashir
AI: Summary © The Surah message in Arabic is often referred to as "has been" meaning it is not commonly said. The title boss is a powerful person in the world, and "by the way" of religion is replaced with "by the way" of religion. The "by the way" of religion is linked to the "has been" concept, meaning people are now living in a time where the discussion of the "by the way" of religion is replaced with the "by the way" of religion. The "by the way" of religion is linked to the "has been" concept, meaning people who become older in age do not lose their faculty and ability to think. The "by the way" of religion is linked to the "has been" concept, meaning people who become older in age do not lose their faculty and ability to think.
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Today in sha Allah and as we've started off, I want to talk about the surah that I just recited in the second chakra. Anyone remember what I just recited second aka Surah teen. What tt was a tune what already seen in something, a surah that we have often heard, but there's a very beautiful meaning behind the surah and a very, you know, there's a moment of reflection for all of us in this suit on first of all, Allah subhanho wa Taala he begins by swearing upon for different things. Allah subhanho wa Taala he swears first of all, first of all upon the what tiene what tiene is the fig was a tune the olive. Then he says what do you see Nene then Mount Sinai the ALLAH SubhanA swearing upon

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my will turrisi Nene. Then he says waha Bella didn't mean this protected city. Now often in the Arabic language whenever ALLAH SubhanA wa Taala swears upon something in Arabic is called a possum in the in Arabic grammar is called a Kasam. What comes after a person is a Joab Wilkerson. So Allah subhanho wa Taala whenever he swears upon something he swears, and then there's a message that comes after that. And the reason why often we find this mostly in the monkey sutras is that when Allah was swear upon something, it will automatically catch the attention of the Quraysh. When Allah subhanho wa Taala has your attention, then the message is then delivered by ALLAH SubhanA wa Taala for

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example, Allah says well acid. Now when he says well the answer is something that often people will swear upon. When Allah says He swears upon time, then he has he has the attention of the people now that he has attention, then what does he do? He delivers a message in in Santa Fe hoarser. So we'll answer is the person in Santa Fe hostel according to Arabic grammar is called the jawab will cause some. Now likewise here in the surah Allah subhanho wa Taala he swears upon these four things. Now first of all, we have to understand these four things. According to some Allah man is Allah's way of honoring the prophets, out of all the prophets that have come, we know from the hadith of Rasulullah

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sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, there's a difference between a newbie and Rasool not going to go into the Aqeedah and the theological differences at this point, but the Rasul where as the prophet Allah you some says in a hadith there were approximately 310, and a little more, and the Nabhi or the Gambia, were according to the Hadith the Prophet SAW Salem 124,000 M BIA were set into this world. Now out of all of them. There are five who are considered as the OLA Azzam, the most prestigious of all the five we know that Rasulullah sallallahu some has the highest rank compared to all the prophets and all the messengers and the entire human race. But in terms of the M br, there are five

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that are considered as the most prestigious. Who are they, number one is naughty you Salam. Number two is Ibrahim Alayhi. Salam number three mu Saudi Islam number four. Are you sad? Are you sad number five Rasul allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam now, if you study these four first four, first four verses of Surah watin, Allah subhanho wa Taala in a very beautiful way, he is making a reference towards each prophet. The first one he says what teen Allah Subhan Allah is referring to figs figs are usually the places where figs we're often growing around the world. We're near Mount Judy, where did the ship of New Orleans salaam stop near Mount Judy so what Dean is a reference to

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New Orleans? Saddam was a tune where is the zaytoun often grown? And Palestine who was sent to Palestine. He saw that you said um well to the scene in Mount Sinai, who was there Musala you Salam wa ala del Amin, this protected city was also in reference to Rasul Allah Azza Salam and Ibrahim adding Assam Ibrahim Ali Hassan was the first person to establish the read in Makkah. And then after Ibrahim alayhis salam, this place had turned up turned into a place where paganism and idol worshipping was rampant and then Rasul Allah, so a lot of some came and finally established once and for all authorities in this place. So the first five are in reference to these, these four, these

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these four places and reference to these five prophets. Now, Allah swears upon these four things, but there has to be a message of Allah subhanho wa Taala right, there has to be a doable Kasam what is the doable Assam Lakota Hala canal in Santa Fe acetylcholine? And what's beautiful about this ayah is some drama they say that when Allah says that he has created you in the best fashion and the best form we are the human being the human race is the greatest creation of Allah Subhana Allah to Allah and Allah Subhana Allah is telling us that if you want to live to your highest potential, where you are the closest to Allah subhanho wa Taala stay the lives of these for Zambia, and

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SubhanAllah. What's beautiful about this is if you read the Quran, you though Rasul Allah

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So long haul your son has been only mentioned by name four times and few places here and there. Yeah, you're gonna be in a Euro soon. But there are so many incidents and so many stories and I entered the Quran that are in reference to Ceylon incidents from the life of the prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam. So not only is the property is I mentioned the most in the Quran, we find that even easily you sang mentioned so much in the Quran, Musa as I mentioned so much in the Quran, our father, Ibrahim or your son, he is so much mentioned in the Quran. So what the orlimar they say is, if you want to reach your highest potential as the human race, you stay the lives of these five

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individuals, and Subhanallah when you read the Quran, when it comes to especially our daily lives, majority of the reflections that we draw from the Quran, are going to be from these five individuals, these five prophets and Ambia of Allah subhanho wa taala. Then Allah says, He has created the human being and the best form. But Allah then says, From Radha now who has further suffering, then this human being, he was rejected. And he eventually became the worst of the worst. Now, some orlimar they say that this is in reference to perhaps age. Now usually what happens in ages, as you know, you're you're a child, you grow into an adolescent, you're a teenager, you become

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a young adult. And then after that, you become a parent. And then after you hit your 40s, and 50s, then you there's a decline, there's a steady decline that began to take place. Till one day, you know, when people begin, you know, when they start getting into their 60s and 70s, in their 80s, the health deteriorates over time, their ability to understand rational rationale, you know, it started decreases and so forth. They become very set in their ways. No matter how much log logic is against their practices, they become set in their ways. So Allah subhanho wa taala, somebody will say that this is in reference to that. However, majority of the scholars they say, this idea of Allah talking

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about the human race, where it becomes the worst of the worst, is in reference to the human race when they have disconnected and they have forgotten about Allah subhanho wa taala. See what's you know, what's interesting about to note about all this, study human civilization in the past, there were always few things that they would always discuss. And it was something that every single civilization, they would, they would have discourses on number one, they would always talk about their God, their god was the most important thing. Number two was the hereafter, there was always a discussion about what happens after death, we the Muslims as Muslims, we have been told by Allah

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subhanho wa taala, and explained by Rasulullah, sallAllahu, wasallam, what happens after death? And then the next discussion would always happen about the soul, what is the status of the soul? What exactly is the soul, and there was a lot of discussion. But as time progressed, what has happened is that each of those three things were now replaced. God, who Allah subhanho wa taala, who is the unseen, now becomes obsolete, and he's becoming obsolete. And that's why today we live in a time, where the discussion is the why should we discuss about someone who does not exist, or I mean, some entity that we cannot see, rather less discuss about things that we can see. So now there is so much

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of a push. And there's so much of a, you know, there's a strong push and, you know, a driven agenda, that let's study more about psychology, and let's study more about these different things. And let's study about different sciences, that we can negate God there, once again, let me make it very clear. There's nothing wrong in studying psychology. But once again, people are saying different sciences with the intention of denying God then after that, when it came to the hereafter, people started to say, You know what, if we want to be happy, rather than being happy in the Hereafter, let's be happy in this dunya. So the hereafter was then replaced by this dunya and then the soul which is the most

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important thing that became replaced by what the focus was no longer the sole, now the focus is the body. So body and soul are both important both of them have been taught to us, the importance of both them have been taught to us by ALLAH SubhanA wa Tala and His Prophet SAW Salem, but what the priority is, nowadays is is the body and the soul has become neglected. And Allah subhana wa tells us the minute the soul becomes neglected and spirituality is no longer in the discussion, that is where the human being will then fall. And then when Allah subhanho wa Taala says, He will be he will fall in fall from Murata now as for the suffering in some orlimar they say that there was a scholar

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of the past. He said something, this is actually according to the best of the Allah one he says, The one who reads the Quran and the one who is connected to the Quran, though they may become older, but they will still their faculties will remain in place, they will not lose they may not become you know, they might not fatigue or not fatigue, but they will not lose the ability of their faculties in thinking and the rationale like some other people would. And not only that, but there are some scholars

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We actually back that up by saying that if you study the history of the scholars, especially you know we know Imam Hanifa Imam Shafi and so forth. But if you study the Quran, say the Quran, you know, as I'm sure some of you know those names now fear Ibaka Thea, Kowloon waters Dori Susie, Huff's awesome Khaled, Khaled all these different seven, seven major teachers seven different camera. Each of them had two main students I remember studying this extensively. So the point is that if you study majority of their lives, you will learn that majority of them passed away in their 90s or even after pass 100. And what's what the the, the point the point of this is, some scholars

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say that those who are connected with the Quran, they never fall to the lowest of the lowest, Allah subhanho wa taala. Even if they become older in age, they still don't lose their faculty and their ability to think and so forth. Some say that this is from raw data now as far as suffering means is that the human being forgets their purpose of life. Hence, Allah says in the Quran, Allah can anon been hummable, they are worse than animals. And in fact, they're not just like animals, they're worse than animals is what Allah subhanho wa Taala says, and the third explanation is that the human, the animal, understands his purpose more than the than the other human being, let me give you

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an example. If you study with animals, one thing you will learn is that once they have hunted their prey, and they have you know, they have something to eat, even if something would walk in front of them that they can usually consume, they will never consume it. Let me give you an example. You know, a Python a say a snake or an anaconda. It has usually large meals, it will take you know big animals in. But if you see that a snake like that, when it takes in a huge when it consumes a huge prey, it sits there for two, three weeks, it does not move, because it takes two three weeks to digest. Sometimes they will have like baby deers, a whole baby deer at one time, but then they will

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sit there for three, four weeks, they won't move at all, even if a deer comes in front of them where they're going to do, they'll just sit there because now there's sufficient the human being thinks about this. On the other hand, even if the human being has so much, even if he has so much when he has an opportunity, and he does not have ALLAH SubhanA what to Allah, and if it's unlawful, he will still go for it. This is how much greedy the human being is. On the other hand, no matter how much they have, they just want more and more. Now once again, there's nothing wrong to have more and more. But often, historically speaking, we have seen that people who want more and more than

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eventually they lose their ability to defer to differentiate between what is right and what is wrong. Then they start going for what is wrong and they say you know what the ends justify the means. I need to take care of my family. It doesn't matter how I get that done. So this is how a person becomes us for the saifuddien that Allah subhana wa Taala says there's only one there's only two things that can protect a person from falling to the lowest of the lowest and what is that? Elon Lavina Manu Well, Amina Solly had those who have imagined Allah subhanho wa taala. And Iman means al Eman ma Cara physical. Wa sadaqa hula Harman It is that which a person he he? He verbally declares

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he declares his Iman to Allah subhanho wa taala. But then it is justified through his actions meaning that what is in his heart and what he knows about Iman, it is in his actions. It's not only lip service, but he lives with iman. And then he says Allah subhanaw taala says, while I'm Ito saw the heart, they will be and they do righteous deeds. Allah says, Follow whom I am known, they will be given a reward in the hereafter and such a reward, they will never come to an end. And then Allah says for now you can the book about obedience, even after this, how can you reject it and deny the aspect of the hereafter we all have to go to the Hereafter. And then Allah says Allah is Allah who

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will be coming Haki mean is that Allah subhanho wa Taala the best of all judges, and the Judge of all judges and the best of all of them mean that he has that Hikmah that no other ruler has. And not only that, but when it comes to judging, he is a type of Judge Allah is judge, jury and executioner. But such a judge, jury and executioner where Allah says WOMMA rabuka be vollum in the lobby on the Day of Judgment, Allah will not do it will upon anyone whoever has done whatever they have done, they will be held accountable for that. So this is something you know, this is a Surah that we often have heard, I just felt like today we have to understand the surah and once again, the most

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important thing that we take from this surah is if we don't live according to the Quran, we don't live by Iman we don't live by Amina salah. It does not matter what we are. This is why today Subhanallah one thing that you will see when you're talking about thermal rather than I was further siphoning the most cheapest thing today on Earth. The most cheapest thing today on Earth, human blood. Think about this. People don't care at all about

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Life, kill people kill people. Killing is so rampant everywhere. The most cheapest thing has become the human blood. Although the human in itself Allah says he is the best creation of Allah subhanho wa Taala How have we got here to this point? Because we have neglected our responsibilities, the human has become more about this dunya is become more about materialism is been is become more about not having a doing this and is no longer about the soul and connecting the soul to Allah subhanho wa Taala so always we remain with Allah subhanho wa Taala as long as we remain with Allah and Iman and Kamala Salia in the Sunnah of the Prophet SAW Salem, Allah subhanho wa Taala will give us is ask

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