21 Tafsir Juz E Amma Surah Al Takathur

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Aim in an hamdulillah motto and strain on the structure of Villa haematuria fusina woman sejati Amina Maria de la dama de la la,

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la la la la, la la la la la la la sharika was shadow no Mohammed Abu Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa early he was off. He was seldom at the Sleeman kathira Ahmed, my dear brothers and sisters salaam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato.

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So I just came back from a 10 day trip to the UK, and I want to share some funny incidents with you at home the law, you know, this is the first time I've read in, in a, in a big bus that you've heard about, like 4050 people on it. And we traveled around from city to city, just visiting various massages, and hungry overall was a very good experience. And it ended off with some fun events. And that's what I want to talk to you about. You know, a lot of times when we think about entertainment, we think that as a practicing Muslim, you can't have fun. You know, it's either because there's no fun activities to do, or our perception of fun, is you automatically have to equate with something

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hot on and have dinner this weekend, you know, I actually experience a couple of things that I want to share with you that were actually quite fun. So the weekend concluded with a conference we're having called infest. And this is where we get all the instructors together. And they have their lectures. But there's also, you know, a session in the conference, where we have like fun activities. Last year. Last year, we had an instructor talent show. And this year, it was just like having fun in games. And he played a game called charades. who's played charades ever before.

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Only the young kids are played Sure. Okay, so the point of this game, first of all, let me tell you, the teams, it was myself and Shaykh, Muhammad Sharif against shake our boys and amateur lunch take almost a month. So it's like the Canadians versus, you know, the alliance of the Americans and the Brits. And the point of the game is that they'll give you a word, and you have to act out the word you're not allowed speaking it out. So for example, if I'm saying like aeroplane, you have to, like start flying around like this, you can actually use your words, and your partner has to guess that word. And that's the only way you get the point. Now, since it's an Islamic conference, you know,

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the the brothers and sisters are like, you know what, let's choose Arabic Islamic words. So we had some really difficult words. So things that can Nia, you know, that was like one of our words, intention, I want you to think about this logically, how are you going to show by action, your intention, and then the the conclusion was the final one, you know, is a tie game, and we had to decide a winner. So it was like a duel between the two teams, we had the word PS, you know, I want you to think about how are you going to act autohotkey as well how the law, you know, shake woman and I were able to do it, and we actually won, and we destroyed the alliance of the Americans and

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the Brits. So that's one aspect of one, a second aspect of one and this one was even better. So now we're like 16 people were at least in his house in Manchester. And he has this game called articulate, articulate, yeah. Where it will have a word on the card, and you are split up into four teams. And the point of this game, again, is for you to you'll be given a word, and you have to your team has to guess the word that you're trying to say. However, you can't say it sounds like this, or it rhymes with this, or it starts with these letters, you have to use like a description to get to it. So now I want to share with you the experience of Elisa and Bruno Mohammed. So Bruno, Mohammed,

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he has the cards in his hand, and he has to describe these words. And then you have on this team trying to get these words as well. So the first word that you know, the first description Buddha gives is a big Masjid, in India, big machine in India. So, he said right away, he shouts out Taj Mahal, and then the second

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the second one he gets is

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the capital of Italy, the capital of Italy. What's the capital of Italy? Who can tell me Rome? Exactly. In bonus head, it's Milan. So he's given. He's given two wrong, you know, descriptions. First of all, the first, the must is the big mush in India, he's singing about the Taj Mahal. And also the Taj Mahal is not in much in India. The second one is think about is in Milan, and Milan is obviously not a capital of Italy. Now, the funny thing is, not only did I get the description wrong, but what's even funnier is that we used to get the words right.

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So there was a lot of

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steam, and is watching his teams. Just the fighting and the bickering on this team was amazing. So now after all of that, you will have the love and we had a really good time.

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And I was deciding you know what to do for this Tafseer lesson, I was thinking about what to do for this Tafseer lesson. So I thought to myself, well, you know, there's two videos that we had recorded, but unfortunately, due to technical reasons they weren't uploaded, and one of those videos were served with the castle. So I thought to myself, you know, after having a lot of fun, sort of with the castle is a good reminder and you know, getting us focused again, and that's what I want to focus on tonight. Be the light Allah. So Allah subhanho wa Taala, he starts off this Surah Al hakam takato. And this is a murky solid was revealed in the muck in stages. And I'd have come over here,

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it comes from the word level, and the term Lahu, it means that you're doing an action, which is beneficial, but is not as beneficial as something else that you could be doing is is not as beneficial as something else that you would be doing. And you'll notice that when Allah subhanaw taala describes the dunya. He describes it with two terms generally, he describes it as laahu and live. And this is what I have, this is why Allah subhanaw taala he uses this towards in particular, because anything particularly pertaining to this dunya is going to be an act of law, meaning that there may be benefit in it. But it's not as something as beneficial as pertaining to the law. Or

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let's finally use the term law. And the term light, it means that there's no benefit in it whatsoever. It's just like fun and games, no benefit in it whatsoever. Not only did not benefit your dunya but it didn't benefit your Acura as well. So Allah subhanho wa Taala says, You have become distracted by Allah who and what this is the who is it can be a wide variety of things. Now, what is the language specific that Allah subhana wa tada is referring to, in the sutra, it is at the capital, and at the cathode means comes from cathode, which means to get a lot to be plentiful in something. Now, when you have this scale of turfan, it means that you're doing it with one and

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within that with one another. It's not just one person doing it, but it's like a competition between one another. So you have become diluted, you have become deceived, you have become distracted by a ticket or competing with one another for more meaning for one another, with more pertaining to this dunya. So you'll see that people compete with one another for cars, for houses, for families, for children, for a wide variety of things, and Allah, even such petty things.

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There's this really stupid TV show Alhamdulillah it's coming to an end, call the office. And in the office, I remember, you know, wants to be on on a flight in the wind watching the show. They're competing with one another for who has the better chair who has the better chair inside of the office. And I thought to myself, Subhana Allah, you know, I already knew that the show is stupid, but to see them compete with one another was like the better chair. This is like the epitome of stupidity. But it's a reality that you know, when you get stuck in this rat race, you'll be competing for a wide variety of things. You know, you know things like parking spots, you'll they'll

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compete with one another for so here Allah subhanho wa Taala says that this actor castle, there may be some benefit in that he calls it a level there may be some benefit in it. So an individual he needs a house an individual needs a car, he needs some comfort in this dunya but the vast majority of this staccato is absolutely absolutely useless and futile. So we can't we become deceived by this novice pinata either. He actually puts a timeframe on this. He says Hatters Alterman nakaba, that you will be in the state of no deception in the state of being diluted until you visit the grapes until you visit the grace. Now, what's interesting over here is how the scholars interpreted this

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verse until you visit the grapes. Looking at the term, first of all, why does Allah subhanaw taala mentioned visit over here, as opposed to permanently stay at the grace, and this will vary upon the interpretation of this verse. So the opinion of the majority of the scholars pertaining to this verse is that if you were to look at the life of the Hereafter, in terms of where it begins, it starts off with the life of the grave. And the life in the grave is not something permanent, but rather a person stays there for a period of time. And then he moves on, a person stays there for a period of time. And then he moves on, as opposed to the life in general, or jahannam. You know, once

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a person is there, you know, they're there to stay forever. So this is the reason why Allah subhanho wa Taala uses the term CR, which is like just a short visit, because the life in the grave is just a short visit, in comparison to the life of the hereafter in general jahannam, which you will be for an eternity, depending of the minority over here is that the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and his companions are now actually being commanded to visit the graves to derive lessons from visiting the graves. But if you were to actually look at the chronology of the Messenger of Allah says on commanding the believers to visit the graves, you would see that that didn't come

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until much much later on. In you know, the revelations of the Koran and the rulings of look closer to the Medina period time and even into the Medina period. That is when the Messenger of Allah Allah hi

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center actually commanded the people to start visiting the graves. So let's find out Allah knows best with the stronger opinion seems to be the first one where Allah subhanho wa Taala is telling us that we will continue to keep compete with one another in these foolish things until we pass away until we pass away. Now, I want to tie this in to some other key concepts in juice ama. So if you were to look at the end of Salton Korea, the surah just before it, Allah subhanho wa Taala. He actually talks about the blazing fire he concludes the sutra by saying now on homea. So alberca is one of the scores of the well, I don't know if you'll call it this here, but he is a scholar of

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Manasa but that he tells you what is the relationship between different sources and different is in the Koran. And Buckeye he mentioned that if you were to look at the end of Seoul, Korea, Allah subhanaw taala concludes the surah by talking about the blazing fire and sort of the cathode It begins with Who are the people that are going to be in this blazing fire, they are the ones that are deceived and diluted by the capital. Another thing to look at in the surah Is that why is Allah subhanaw taala talking about being deceived by the life of this world? When the sutra is being revealed in Makkah, as we know as the riches for the Muslim community, they didn't come till they

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got to Medina. So why is Allah subhanaw taala mentioning this in Mecca? Who can give me a guess why is Allah subhanaw taala talking about being diluted by this dunya in the Moroccan face when the Muslims didn't even have the dunya and the Moroccan face? The vast majority of them were poor, they are losing their wealth, they were being you know, reprimanded for their Islam. Why would Allah subhanho wa Taala reveal the soul and maca?

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Go ahead, take a guess.

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Fantastic. So they are being told in advance indirectly, that you're going to be prepared for the riches that you will get that once the Muslims get into Medina, they'll have their own land, they will have their own agriculture, they will have their own jobs and they will be getting you know a lot of wealth. Once they this immigration happens to Medina. So Allah subhanho wa Taala is actually preparing them in advance. And we use appropriate that's panela as young children, the children are taught to the soda, because you know, when you're very young, you don't have your own wealth. But as you get older, you start accumulating your own wealth, it can become a distraction for you, it can

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become a distraction for you. So I believe this is one of the wisdoms wireless bandwidth Allah made this sorta so short, because it is so important in its lessons, that he knew that even as young children when they're learning the Quran, they're going to start off with such solos. Likewise, the Muslims are being prepared that right now you don't have anything in the future you will have something and it will become a distraction, so you need to become prepared for it. So let's find out that it says Hotez auto ml macabre until you visit the graves. Now let's move on to the second opinion. Those scholars that said that you will continue to be in the state of rivalry until you

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visit the graves. They use the headings in German law, civil law to send them where he says frequent the graves For indeed it is a de destroyer of pleasures that frequent the remembrance of death, where indeed it is the destroyer of pleasures, and one of the ways you do this is by visiting the graves. And that is why for those of you who have gone to graves, you'll see what a great great reminder it is that you see this great hole and in it is going to be placed to human body, someone that you knew someone that yesterday, you are having a good time with someone that you were socializing with someone that you perhaps were going to school and working with. And then they're

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placed in this hole, and then never coming back out of that hole until the Day of Judgment begins. And it's an ultimate reminder that all of us regardless of our social standing, or political standings, in our financial standings, we're one day going to end up in this hole. That kind of, especially when you go to visit the grave, you know, at Hudson University, was one day standing with one of his students. And he asked his student, what do you think this person in the grave is thinking about? You know, if he could come back to this dunya what would he do? And the student said, he would probably come back and make it that far and do righteous deeds. So and hustle and

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bustle he said, that is his fate, and he is unable to come out of it, because of his time being over. Whereas for you, you are still alive. So take advantage of your time, whereas you are still alive. So take advantage of your time. So they said that by going to out to the grave by seeing the graves, it is a reminder of death and it is a destroyer of one's ambitions. Then in this dunya you keep competing for a big a better job, a better house, a better car, you know bigger financial statements, but what is it all worth at the end when none of these things will actually accompany you past the grief and rather everything you have will be left behind. Perhaps you know it may go to

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your family. Perhaps it may go to the government you don't know where it ends up. But the reality is that nothing will accompany you to the hereafter except for your deeds. Nothing will accompany you to the

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After except for your deeds, then Allah subhanaw taala he goes on to mention color so fatahna Moon, so, McCandless, oferta and the moon, that may you shall come to know, and again, they you shall come to know. So here, Allah subhana wa Tada, he uses the term is over here. And I want to start off by talking about the term and the way we conceive things and perceive things is of various levels, when it comes to certainty is the various levels when it comes to certainty. And the highest level of certainty is achieved when a person has knowledge when the person has knowledge. So this is as opposed to a person assuming or being suspicious, or being doubtful that these are all different

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types of you know, information that person may have. But until he's certain about it, it won't be knowledge. And here unless I know that he uses the term and because the time will come where a person will be certain about something. Now, what is it that the people will become certain of it is what Allah subhanaw taala is referring to, in the previous verses, that everything that we compete and race with one another for in this dunya is going to be absolutely futile. And so finally, it reminds me of, you know, going back to this competition we had with ERISA, you know, the first day in Glasgow, they actually beat us two to one, and they were talking so much trash going into the

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competition, and they talked even more trash, you know, after day one was over. And the second day, you know, she was like, I want to change teams, I don't want to be on this team anymore. And you know, I was thinking like, you know what, forget this competition is it's terrible. It's not going anywhere. Now, we won the second competition, and Subhanallah you know, I was like jumping up and down on the stage that's not happy. And it's actually recorded. And I thought to myself, How foolish is this? You know, we want a silly competition of charades. And I'm jumping up and down as if, like, I entered gender identity or something. But it's a reminder panela that with everything in life, we

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have this foolish ambitions that we'll get happy for the silliest things. panela You know, you go to Tim Hortons you win that

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roll up the rim to when you get a free doughnut, and you're like a lot walkabout what a big blessing from Allah subhanho wa Taala when Allah subhanaw taala gave you so much more, to enjoy and to be grateful and thankful for. So what Allah subhanaw taala is telling us in this verse is that a time will come where the issue will be of no doubt, we will be absolutely certain that everything we raised for in this dunya and competed for in this dunya was absolutely a waste of time, and will be of absolutely no benefit whatsoever. So now the question arises, when will this epiphany happen? When will we realize this, the scholars of Tafseer the the differed on various opinions from those

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opinions are that when a person is entered into the grave, he will realize how futile his life was. And then a second opinion as the then the second time you will realize this is when he's actually resurrected from his grave. At those two times, he will realize it other opinions state that it is at the moment of death than ever that when a person reflects over his life, he will realize how futile his life was. And the second moment is when he was being questioned by Allah subhanho wa Taala when he was being questioned by Allah subhanaw taala. Now there's no need to repeat this over and over again. But again, this is a clear indication that when Allah subhanaw taala repeats

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something in the Quran seldom is it for emphasis, but most of the times it is to derive a new meaning. So even though Allah subhanho wa Taala uses the same sentence structure twice, with just one little change, it is there to establish a new meaning and the scholars use those four times where a person will realize how few tile he is, you know racing for this dunya was and the ultimate reality will be when a person sees the Hellfire and you know when the outer builder when a person enters into the hellfire. So those are like the opinions that the scholars stated of kindness of autonomy from a condition of autonomy, that it is at those periods of time that people will truly

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know how futile competing for this dunya actually was. Then Allah subhanaw taala goes on to say conda nota and ammonia and ammonia clean name if you were if you knew with a short knowledge, the end result of piling up you would not have occupied yourselves in worldly things. So basically Allah subhanaw taala again is refuting the same point that only if you had alimony, alimony or pain, and then I want to introduce you to some concepts over here. When Allah subhanaw taala talks about certainty in the Quran. Allah subhanaw taala talks about three types of certainty in the Quran. The first type of certainty is alimony. Okay, and the second type of certainty is a naturally occurring

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and the third type of certainty is how Kalia Allah subhanaw taala refers to these three types of certainty in the Quran. And I want to give you an example of each of these types of certainty. So the first type of certainty is animal yaqeen what is

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is an example of animalia pain. An example of El maalaea pain is that if a person sees smoke, he is certain that where there's smoke, there's going to be fire. You know, seldom ever Will you come across smoke, where there's no fire to be found. So it gives you a certainty through your knowledge. Even though you may not see the fire, even though you haven't touched the fire, that there's actually a fire there, because you see the smoke itself. And then I know your pain is when you actually see the fire with your own eyes. So you actually see the fire with your own eyes. There is no doubt about it whatsoever. This is actually a pain. And then the third type of European that is

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mentioned in the Quran is how qualia pain. And the hakala pain is actually the highest level of certainty, because this encompasses not only one's own knowledge, not only one sight, but also includes one's touching of it as well. It also includes one's touching of it as well. So it's using multiple faculties and multiple modalities to understand this concept. Now, what's interesting is when does Allah subhanaw taala refer to your use Hochuli again, in the Quran, he uses the term Huckleberry Finn to actually describe the Koran. So the core idea is nerve itself is the highest level of certainty. And this is why Allah subhanaw taala he starts off the Quran in Surah Al Baqarah

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radical key Tsavo, lowri, Buffy that this is the book that has no doubt in it. And that is why the individual studies the Quran, and learns the Quran, this will increase his certainty and those matters that are beneficial to him and those matters that are beneficial to him. So those are the three types of certainty who can remind me of what they are. Go ahead.

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Okay, and give me examples of each of them.

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You want to give me the same examples, call us give me the same examples.

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Fire fantastic.

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This

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is when you use multiple senses, to understand the concept. And then to drive this point home. You know, lastly, is that if you look at the story of Musa alayhis, salaam, Musa alayhis salam, he was told by Allah subhanho wa Taala, that his people had started to commit shift. And Mussolini Didn't he didn't really have a reaction to this. However you look at Musa lisanna that now when he comes down and he sees his people, you know, committing shirk what happens to him at that time, he throws down the tablets, and he actually becomes enraged. And this is the difference between the different types of European. This is the difference between the different types of European that a person who

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sees something is not like the one who hears something, the one who sees has a higher level of certainty. And here Allah subhanaw taala he tells us color no talamona mannequin, no, nay If only you had the certainty that you would get with your eyesight, because it is a reality that each and every one of us shall witness the hellfire. Each and every one of us shall witness the Hellfire when you cross over the slot. At the bottom of the skillet is the hellfire. So each and every person that has to cross over this siliq he will see this Hellfire, there is an opinion and this was the opinion of the love and bustle of the law Anoma that this was exclusive that seeing the Hellfire in this

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verse is exclusive to the machinery can only it is exclusive to the machinery corn only. But Allah subhanaw taala knows rest it seems that this was one of the opinions the Florida Derby that this is one of the one of the opinions that you know we're isolated to absorb in our butts and not held by the majority. Then Allah subhanho wa Taala he goes on to say laterra one ninja him that you will indeed come to see the blazing fire you indeed you will come to see the blazing fire and this ties in with the opinion of Abdullah busca de la Anoma. So when will people see the blazing fire when will people see the blazing fire the people who are terrible and evil in this dunya they will

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actually see the fire multiple times. So the individual who was wicked and terrible in this life, then when he goes into the grave, Allah subhanho wa Taala opens up a window to the Hellfire for him to prepare him for what he is going whereas the person who is good Allah subhanaw taala opens up a window for paradise. The number two the second time he will see the blazing Hellfire is when he is crossing over the Scylla when he is crossing over the Surat. And then the third time where even applies to the believers over here is that when the believers are looking down at the people of the health bar and this is how they will converse with one another. So in Sorrento modesitt. Allah

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subhanho wa Taala has the conversation of the people of Paradise with the people of Hellfire where they asked mass silica

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complete circle, that what is it that caused you to go to the helper, so the people will be conversing with one another. And unless final data shows them the Hellfire to be thankful to Allah subhanaw taala that they were protected from this and are in this amazing abode of Paradise and are in this amazing abode of paradise. So let's find out that he tells us that we will for assurity see the blazing hellfire. And at that time, you will have the utmost certainty about how futile the life of this world was, you have the utmost certainty as to how the life of this world was, then Allah subhanho wa Taala he concludes the solo by saying Thoma Tawana, hyena Liukin, sama Luna Yama in any

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name. So Allah subhanaw taala, he goes on to say, and again you shall see it with the certainty of sight. Allah subhanaw taala reminds us that you will see the Hellfire with the certainty of sites. So those are the two times that the Hellfire shall be seen. Now in concluding this last verse from Allah aluna Yama, even, and in nine there on that day, you shall be asked about the delights of this world that you indulged in. Now, what's interesting is how our predecessors understood this term nine, they understood this term name to mean two things. What were those two things they agreed upon that one of them was good health, they agreed that one of them was good health. The second one of

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them according to Abdullah Masuda La Jolla and who it was and it was security and safety. So safety and good health are the blessings that Allah subhanaw taala is referring to in this verse. And then according to our boss and his students, the other type of you know, name that Allah subhanaw taala has given us is the ability to see and the ability to hear. So with Massoud, he said, It is good to help along with safety. Even my boss and his students. They said it was good health along with the ability to see and the ability to hear.

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The scholars of Hadith actually mentioned a narration pertaining to this particular verse. And this is a particular verse. This is a particular narration, where the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi, wa sallam, Abu Bakar, and Amara, the Allahu anhu much mehreen they came out into Medina, they came out into Medina. And what came brought them out into the city, while it is in the depths of the dark in the middle of the night, was the fact that they were hungry was the fact that they were hungry. And both Abu Bakr and Omar Abdullah and home were so hungry that they had a stone tied around their stomach, and that is how hungry they were that they you tighten the waist, you tighten

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the belt, it actually takes away the pangs of hunger. Now when they told you messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam this one of the narrations mentioned that the publisher Salaam had two stones tied around his stomach, because his pain from hunger was even greater. His pain from hunger was even greater. And you realize this even further that I showed her the law when she mentioned that months would go by, and no fire would be kindled in our house. Months would go by and no fire would be kindled inside of our house. So they asked you, you know, what was it that you would eat? She said we would eat and as we're done, we would eat water and dates. Now can you imagine once

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going by, and no fire being cooked in your house? That means you're not having your tea in the morning. That means you're not having any form of soup. You're not having any form of cooked meat. You're just surviving unnaturally. What is there? To further emphasize this point, the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. When he entered his house one day, he wanted to feed up whatever the law on who he had to ask, I showed your loved one. How do we have anything at home? Do we have anything at home that we can give our guests because it was so rare for foods to be left over in the house of the Messenger of Allah sallallahu Sallam that he actually had to ask about. It shows you

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the lifestyle, the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam used to live in, part of it was out of his own choice. And part of it was also just part of how scarce you know these types of commodities actually were. So the Messenger of Allah says on the front of his shirt, and he has two stones. And as they're walking, they come across this companion from Medina, by the name of I will hate them, I will hate them love their loved one. And I will hate them not the Allahu anhu He invites the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and his two companions into his house. He sacrifices the sheep cooks, the sheep, has his wife bake some bread, and then he feeds the profits

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or sell them and the two companions. Now you would think about such a scenario like I want you to think about, you know, especially with this month of Ramadan coming so close, what is like fasting in the month of Ramadan, that you fast the whole day, you know, the long 16 1718 hours that we're going to be fasting within the atana How do you feel at the end of the day, you know, if that time comes you'll have like a variety of symbolises

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A variety of pakoras you know, some rice, some bread, some soup, some chicken, some lamb in one category after another. And after the end of all this, you know, you're feeling really bloated, you're like kalasa need to lay down, I need to take a nap. And you actually feel like Subhanallah You know, I've achieved something good today, I deserve all of this, because I fasted today, you know, that's the feeling that you actually get. But the prophet SAW said, um, he wanted to instill a better character inside of his companions, you want to instill a better character inside of his companions. And that was that never, ever take any of the blessings for granted. And he taught, he

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teaches them something very scary. He tells them this very verse, Thelma Luna, Yama, even any name, that on the Day of Judgment, you shall be asked about these blessings. So after they were just out in the hunger, and they were able to finally get some food, after who knows how many days, rather than just being content, you know, Hamdulillah, we had some food, the Messenger of lessons and reminds them, that this hunger, it brought you out of your house, and Allah provided you with this, and you shall be asked about these blessings. You shall be asked about these blessings. So now the question arises, is it that we are going to be asked about all of our blessings? Or is it that we

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will only be asked about some of our blessings? And how can we be, you know, how can we prevent ourselves from being questioned about all of our blessings, the first thing we have to realize is that whoever has a detailed account on the Day of Judgment is going to be destroyed. Meaning that for the believers, Allah subhanaw taala will be very quick with their accounting will make it very easy for them and there will be no detailed accountability for them. And that is why the Messenger of Allah says Allah tells us that whoever has a detailed accountability he will be destroyed. So if Allah subhanaw taala is reminding you of each and every blessing, and is questioning you about it,

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then know that you are destroyed at that time. So the question arises, how does a person protect himself from detailed question, how does a person protect himself from detailed questioning? imminent claim, Rahim Allah, when he speaks about sugar to Allah subhanaw taala when he speaks about sugar to Allah subhanho wa Taala he says the following, he says the blessings that Allah subhana wa tada has given us, try your utmost best to use them to please Allah subhanaw taala the blessings that Allah subhanaw taala has given us try your utmost best to use them to please Allah subhana wa Tada. And if you're unable to use those blessings to please Allah subhanho wa Taala then at the very

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least, do not use them to displease Allah subhanaw taala then at the very least, do not use them to displease Allah subhanho wa Taala. And it is with this formula that if you were to do this, then with the lights Allah you will not have a detailed questioning. However, if you use these blessings in the Haram or you use these blessings, to displease Allah subhana wa tada or use these blessings to become a distraction between you and Allah subhanho wa Taala that is when you will have a detailed accountability. And that is how the ending of this verse or the ending of the surah actually ties in with the beginning. So let's find what Allah tells us, you will become distracted

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by these things in this dunya and due to you being distracted by these things, preventing you from chasing the Acura then you will be questioned about them greatly in the hereafter you will be questioned about them greatly in the hereafter. And I want to conclude with the statement of Le radi Allahu anhu that is found in Sahil Bukhari, where he says the Acura is coming closer and this dunya is going further away. And both of them have children for Kunal mean abna and Acura will not economy of Nigeria, so be from the children of the Acura and don't be from the children of this world. For indeed today is action without accountability and tomorrow is accountability without action

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tomorrow's accountability without action. So, this is something very important to keep in mind that out of all of the things that we have in all the actions that we do you know, which direction are they taking us towards? Are they taking us towards the direction of the dunya or are they taking us towards the direction of the Acura and this is what you want to focus on is that trying to make your actions for the Acura equivalent or greater than the actions for this dunya and the successful one will be the individual that can even take his dunya actions and make them into actions of the acula through righteous intentions through righteous intentions. So, now let us conclude with some action

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points within the heat Allah let us conclude with some action points. Number one is that a person has to be cognitive of the blessings of Allah subhanho wa Taala at all times. So the individual the slave of Allah subhanho wa Taala should spend a portion of his day just

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Reflecting how he has been blessed by Allah subhanaw taala. One of the times that I believe is ideal to do this is when an individual is going to bed, when an individual is going to bed, his mind is you know, busy with so many things, but in one of the ways to be busy with something bless it is to think about how did Allah subhanho wa Taala bless you in this day. And thank Allah subhanaw taala for those blessings, as you're going to sleep, and actually make you feel good as you're going to sleep. So becoming cognitive and you're thinking about the blessings that Allah subhanaw taala has given you. Number two, is that whatever Allah subhanho wa Taala has given you then use it for the

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sake of Allah subhanho wa Taala to incur the blessings of Allah subhanho wa Taala Allah has given you 24 hours in your day, that spend an hour of your day worshiping Allah subhanho wa Taala besides your Salah, spend some time we didn't call on spend some time making Vicar Allah has given you wealth, spend part of your paycheck in the way of Allah subhanho wa Taala supporting you know, good causes, like the building of massage that the building of you know, Muslim schools, like the building of wealth, the building of orphanages, whatever you can find Allah subhanaw taala has given you strength, then find a way to use your strength to help out the community. This can be by

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volunteering at the masjid, this can be by volunteering at a hospital by volunteering at a school, whatever it is, you'll give back with your strength and think about each blessing that Allah subhanaw taala has given you and how you can use it for the sake of Allah subhanho wa Taala how you can use it for the sake of Allah subhanho wa Taala not only will this save you from that detailed questioning, but also it will make a way for you to have Baraka and that element of your life, it will make a way for you to have Baraka in that element of your life. And the third and last action point I want to conclude with the third and last action point I want to conclude with is that when

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you look at this surah Allah subhana wa tada he calls the Surah Surah to the cathode, that the cathode is where two people are competing with one another for something. And in the surah it's in the negative context for the dunya. Now you can actually make this competition for the Acura and it actually becomes something praiseworthy, and actually becomes something praiseworthy. And this is something that you see, during the time of the Sahaba de la I know the greatest example of Abu Bakar Amara de la angle. So when the professor seldom asked the people to donate or money used to compete with Abu Bakar and he said, you know, today is the day that I will beat Abu Bakr rhodiola one and he

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comes with half of his worth and donate it for the sake of Allah subhana wa tada and Abu Bakar rhodiola. Henri comes and he donates all of his wealth. He asked them both What have you left behind? Amina says I have left behind half of my wealth of a book. What are the other one who says I have left behind the last panel to Allah and His messenger and Omar Abdullah. And he says, that was the day I realized that I will never be able to beat Abu Bakar or the law. And so they had this competition with one another. You look at this categorization between the Maha June and the unser, Allah subhanaw taala created them as two separate entities, even though they are one brotherhood.

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One of the wisdoms behind that is that when the messenger needed something done, he would call upon them both. And it would become like a rivalry between the Mahajan and the answer who could do this? Who could do this? You know, they're in competition with deeds. And I'll conclude with one last example of this. If you were to look inside,

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if you were to look at the Hadith of the Prophet of cinema, you find this one beautiful Hadith where the companions come complaining to the Messenger of Allah. Now I want you to look at what are they complaining about? Are they complaining about the different difficult circumstances? Are they complaining about? You know, why don't we have all these luxuries? What are they complaining about? They said, the end of the story below June, they said O Messenger of Allah, the rich companions have run away with all of the rewards. He asked he they go on to explain the play, just like we play the fast just like we fast, but they given charity that which we cannot give. So teach us something

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which we can catch up to them with. So he says says to Panama City, and hamdulillah say Allahu Akbar, la la la la. And then no one will surpass you, except someone who does this and more. So now what happens with the rich companions, they hear about this narration from the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wasallam. And he started acting upon it as well. So the poor companions, they come back to the Messenger of Allah, they say yada Silla, what you taught us is no longer exclusive. They found out our great secret, you know, guide is to something else. The Messenger of Allah Azza wa sallam concludes by saying, Valley cafard will love your team, that that is the father of Allah

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subhanho wa Taala that he gives to whom he pleases, so it shows you one of the elements that made this a habit of the law one home so successful was while the rest of the world is busy being distracted by competing with one another for this life. This habit of the law and home used to complain

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Eat with one another for the life of the hereafter. So the close friends that you have, rather than competing with them about this dunya you know who can get the nation clothes who can get the nicer job, who can get the bigger bank account, compete with them? Who will have you know more luxuries in the hereafter who will have a better idea? And this is something you know, I can't remind myself and my practicing brothers and sisters enough of the living in this life. It's very difficult in the sense that people put you down for your deen. Like, I remember going to Medina University. The first question that one of my mom's friends told my mom was how will your son survive when he comes back

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from Medina, you know, what possible job could he get? And it is those sort of things that actually fuels You know, my fire inside. I was like, You know what, these type of people let them have anything that they want from the dunya I need to make my ultimate focus to build my Acura, I need to make my ultimate focus to build my Acura and I want to leave you with one last thing within like a toddler and that is you know how to build a home in paradise how to build a home in paradise with the month of Ramadan coming just around the corner. You know, this is something that I myself want to you know, make it a constant in my life that from this Ramadan onwards been enlightened until the

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day that I die, I never want to give this up. And I'm hoping that'll be the nights either. You guys will join me in this as well. And this is the Hadith of the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam where he says that whoever prays these 12 blockers then he will enter Paradise and we'll have a home in paradise you will have a home in Paradise and this is not just once but rather This is for each day that you do it for each day that you do it within the heater Allah Allah subhanho wa Taala will build a home for you in paradise. So those 12 other cards What are they they are the two before fudges for before the horse. Two after the horse

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two after Muhammad and two after Isha this gives you 12 lockers altogether, and these 12 records the messenger system tells us that whoever plays them throughout the day will have a house in paradise. And this is like actually something interesting to look at that in this dunya you know you may not be able to buy your own house because you may not have enough money to purchase it without labor. But Allah subhanho wa Taala has made it so easy that by playing these 12 Records, Allah subhanho wa Taala will guarantee you a house in paradise likewise the helping in the building of massage it you will get a house in paradise so these type of narrations use it as your driving force to compete

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with other people in the Acura and it's not you know to put them down you know haha I just bought the house in paradise. What did you do today sucker it's not about that, but rather it's about pleasing Allah subhanho wa Taala and encouraging everyone to do this because in paradise you don't want to be by yourself you want to be with all the people that you love. So you know practice it yourself and within lights Allah call other people to do it and this is like one of my goals for this Ramadan I want to make this a constant in my life that these 12 black guys from this Ramadan forward to the day that I die I pray that Allah subhanaw taala grants myself and all of you that

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effect to implement this in your life's desire communicating with someone lahoma send them about a calendar Vienna Muhammad wa ala alihi wa sahbihi wa sallam will take three questions when the lights Allah, if there are any questions go ahead.

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Yeah.

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So what's the meaning of

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the person is shown?

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Please know So, Elmo Liukin is when you give the example of like, a certainty with your knowledge, but without actually seeing it or feeling it right. So when Allah subhanaw taala says that they will have alimony again, this is can happen in you know, various stages, the pins are mentioned, when a person is dead, meaning just as they're dying, either they realize, Oh my God, I've wasted my whole life. I didn't take advantage of it. Or number two, when they're actually inside the grave itself, and they're stuck in the grave, and they aren't able to do any actions. That is when they realize you know how futile it was. So that's the Elmo Yaki the I know the arcade, that will happen at one

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or it will happen at least two times. One is, you know, for the wicked people inside of the graves, and then for everyone else is when they're crossing over the setup, then everyone will be seeing the gray that the fire at that time as well. Good question. Go ahead.

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Sometimes people talk about one year degrade, you'll be shown the person, shoulder place and they would have a comparison. Okay.

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Okay.

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I must find that Allah knows best. I haven't come across the generation, but that could be you know, a time

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Where you could see you where you would have seen their place in the hellfire. So that narration is true, that definitely that would count is one of the places and Allah Subhana Allah knows best. Any other questions? Go ahead.

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Where is the reference of Hakuna clean? I know at least once is mentioned sort of haka. I can't remember anywhere else. How can anyone else besides you anyone else. So remember at least in sort of hoplites mentioned, and I'm not sure if it's mentioned anywhere else off the top of my head at least, almost the best federal call conclude with that panicle llamo behind Nick shadow, and a stockbroker or a tubal illich