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40 Hadith of Imam Nawawi – Episode 45

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you know, it's a very nice feeling. It's as if you know, you're running a race and at the end of the race, you can see the finish line, just as you're about to finish. And you know, that's like the sort of sentiment I'm having right now as you're finishing this text. Tonight we're doing Hadith number 40 and 41. And then on Friday night inshallah we'll be doing Hadith number 42 we will be completing the text and it's a you know, very humbling reminder that, you know, any activity by the act of righteousness that is done is you know, purely from the topic of Allah subhanaw taala. And the fact that Allah subhana wa tada has given, you know, myself and a lot of you the ability to sit

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through the words of the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is a big blessing from Allah subhanho wa Taala that we should thank Allah subhanho wa Taala for and I believe that sentiment of being grateful and you know, being concerned about the theater is something that definitely you know, hits home tonight with this hadith where Abdullah with Amara de la Noma he narrates when the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and abnormal Raja de la carne asada Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam the monkey before called COVID dounia kaneka de bo arbury. Sabine. What can I ignore Maria cool, either. I'm sad for that I'm fatherless. Whether or not I'm totally masa holdeman

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so hatakeyama rodyk woman higher Chica demotic Bukhari and the authority of Eben Amara de la Han who are the Allahumma who said the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam took hold of my shoulder and said, Be in the world as if you're a stranger or traveling along the path. And a bit normally would say, if you survive to the late afternoon, do not expect to live to the morning, just

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do not expect to live to the morning. And if you survive to the morning, do not expect to be alive in the late afternoon. Take from your health, from your sickness and from your life for your death from your life from your death. So this version that we have shared right now this is the version that emammal quality reported. There's another version which is reported by in the Muslim Imam Ahmed, and cylinder tirmidhi, where the Prophet sallallahu Sallam added to this for in akella 30. Abdullah mash Lucozade that, oh Abdullah, you will not know what your name is tomorrow, meaning you do not know if you will be from the living or from the dead. And likewise, in another version of

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this Hadith, he said, we're old enough cerca de la COBOL. And consider yourself from the inhabitants of your grave consider yourself from the inhabitants of the grave. general comments about this hadith. You know, this hadith is just about putting things into perspective, that a lot of the times when you don't receive a reminder enough in this life, we start to think whether you know, consciously or subconsciously, that we're in this world to stay and we start to get attached to it. Our ambitions and our goals revolve around this world, our longings and our desires come in, you know, an inclination to what this world tells us to like and dislike. And it is such a hadith as

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this one today, that reminds us what a Muslim is meant to have in terms of a relationship with this world. It's not a long lasting, you know, romantic relationship, but rather, it's a very unperceivable you know, an emotional, purely business like relationship that we're meant to have. No doesn't mean that you're not allowed having fun. But it means that your heart should not get attached to this world, your heart should not get attached to this world. So starting off with the very beginning of the Hadith, the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he takes hold of the shoulder of Abdullah Amaro de la Houma. Now, the first thing we want to understand over here is

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how old is Abdullah Omar Abdullah Juan Houma when this is happening, when the prophets of Allah hi Nelson and passed away, he was at the most 20 years old, he was not older than 20 years old. So this happens sometime before that. So roughly we're saying he is in his teens at this time, when the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is taking hold of his shoulder. So he's giving very special attention and care to the younger people. And this is again, you know, a reoccurring theme in this, that the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is preparing the future generations of Islam, that he you know, we aren't going to spend time to prepare them, no one else will. And

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that is what the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is teaching us that the younger generation, the younger people, they deserve a special care, they deserve special attention they deserve in particular special mentorship, right? It's not just about being their friend. It's about mentoring them, and helping them to become the most productive and best Muslims that they can possibly be. And this is what we see in the relationship between the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and Abdullah bin hammer. One of the things that was you know

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Abdullah bin Ahmad Allahu anhu and Omar was famous for was his literal interpretation of the Sunnah of the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam meaning that anything that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam did, he would do literally. So the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam slept in a particular place, whether it had a virtue to it or not, he would go and sleep in that particular place. In fact, you know, it got to such a state that there was a particular place the Prophet sallallahu send them urinated, and Abdullah nombre de la dama, urinated in the exact same place, because there was not a single thing that the Prophet sallallahu Sallam did that he didn't

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want to implement and follow. He was, you know, censured by his father for having such a literal interpretation of the Sunnah. But the fact shows us why would someone want to implement and follow and emulate you know, someone to such a degree, it was due to the fact that he had a very special love for the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and that sort of special love will only be be developed if the first person is showing that type of love to the second person. So it shows you that the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam instilled that special type of love through a very special relationship that he had with Abdullah Hamada de la Han Houma. Second thing we notice

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the fact that the Messenger of Allah sallallahu wasallam, takes hold of his shoulder. Why would the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam take hold of his shoulder? And I want you to think about this. You're having a conversation with someone? What effect would it have on you? If someone grabs ahold of your shoulder during the conversation? Why would the Messenger of Allah send him do that? Who can tell me?

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Right?

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Yep, yep.

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To pay more attention, but how would that make him more wide? Grab his shoulder? Why not tell them pay attention? Or why not do something else wide? Grab his shoulder?

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get you closer to him? Okay, that could be one interpretation, you know, bring him closer to you. But I think there's there's something that's missing. Go ahead. Yep.

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Fantastic. It's a sign of affection, right? So you know, when you shake someone's hand, it's, you know, when you prolong that handshake, it's a sign of affection. Likewise, when you're talking to someone, and you put your hand on their shoulder, it shows you that you're comfortable with that person number one, and number two, it's a sign of affection that look, I'm grabbing your shoulder, because I'm about to tell you something. And I'm telling you because they really care for you. Right? So it's a sign of intimacy, a sign of affection. And, you know, if you look at the teaching methods of the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, this is something that you know,

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psychiatry, psychologists are still studying up until today, the way the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam achieved such a successful rate of communication, right? In our day and age, a teacher communicates with a with a child, and you know, I'm sure you can relate to this, you know, 20% of the times, they may retain something and the other 80%, they're completely lost. You look at the way the Sahaba their long line home held on to each and every single word. In fact, they remembered the hand gestures, and the fact that they grabbed his shoulder, you know, to that degree, that is how much they remembered. And this shows successful communication is so successful teaching

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methods that you know, till this day that we, you know, in this century, can still benefit from the teaching methods of the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, which I believe was also one of the signs and miracles that the Messenger of Allah sallallahu wasallam was given, then the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he says, Be in this world coins with dunya. So, let us start where the term dunya actually comes from the term dunya, it has two meanings to it, something that is close, and something that is very low and very despicable. And you know, of like, have not first class, right, something that is very low and despicable. That is where the term dunya

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comes from. That is where the term dunya comes from. Now, both of these meanings, they come into play in this Hadith, in terms of something being close, the dunya is very close to us, because we live in this dunya it's right in front of us, whereas the Acura is not in front of us. And it's very far. And that is why the dunya is called the dunya. That was one interpretation of it. Number two, the second interpretation for the word dunya. Was that is this something very lowly, and compared to the accurized will come to see, you know, this something very, very low that Allah subhanaw taala has no concern for this dunya whatsoever, no concern for it whatsoever. And that is what you know,

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the sentiment of the believer should be towards this world, as well should be towards this world as well. Now, when you look at this world, you'll notice that human beings get very, very attached to it, over attached to it. And when someone loses something from this dunya they don't know how to react to it. And you know, one of the clearest examples I can give you is that in 1929, it was a very, very long time ago, we're hitting up a century almost. There was a great depression in the world, right? The stock market crashed, and the world was in absolute chaos at that time. And the amount of suicide that took place at that time was unfathomable that literally you know, people are

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picking

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Your bodies off the street because they're jumping off the, off the roofs of the buildings. Now why was that happening? Why was that happening? It was happening because people lost their money in the stock market. And they're like, you know what, I have nothing else to live for, I have nothing else to live for. And this shows us that, you know, the contrast between the believer and the disbeliever is the difference between the heavens and the earth, when it comes to the life of this world. A believer when he loses something of this dunya his faith isn't the fact that Allah will replace it with something better, either in this life, or in the hereafter. But as a disbeliever, when you have

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no concept of belief in the hereafter on you have no concept of, you know, longing for paradise. Everything that you live for, is in this world, everything that you live for, is in this world. And this, you know, should hit home to the fact that when we lose things from this dunya how do we actually react to it? And this tells us where our hearts really lies, does it lie in the hereafter does it lie in this world, because if we're crying, and you know, weeping, and you know, just completely distraught by losing something of this dunya then obviously our heart isn't in the right place. Now, this doesn't mean you can't feel pain, it just means that there's a limit to the amount

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of pain that you should feel, because our faith in Allah subhanho wa Taala should dictate that we have open a lot that will be replaced with something better in this life. And in the next, whereas the disbelievers since he doesn't have the space. Everything that he is living for is in his very eyes. And as he loses it, he's lost everything and that should never be the case of the believer, that should never be the case of the believer. Now I want to share with you several verses and Hadith that talk about how Allah subhanho wa Taala wants us to understand this dunya how Allah subhanho wa Taala wants us to understand this dunya so let's go to Allah in this verse he says they

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are no more random and higher to dunya

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tomahto sercombe no calm was the was the castle on film one he went oh that commercialization arguable. confero number two. So my angel Fatah Hamas para una forma

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de Lucia de la Maschera to Mina LA, one woman higher to dunya indomitable so Allah subhanaw taala in this verse, and the verse number is sort of Hadith surah number 57 verse number 20. So the Hadith verse number 57, verse number 20. He says, know that the life of this world is what amusement and diversion and adornment and boasting to one another, and competition in the increase of wealth and children. In reality, it is like the example of a rain whose resulting plant growth pleases the disbelievers. When it dries, you see it turn yellow, and then it becomes scattered debris, and in the Hereafter, severe punishment and forgiveness from Allah and approval. And what is the worldly

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life except the enjoyment of delusion? What is this worldly life, except for enjoyment and delusion? So let's break this verse down. The prophets of Allah, Allah subhanaw taala. In this verse, he says, Animal, meaning have certain knowledge, so is knowledge which provides certainty meaning that there's no doubt about it whatsoever. It's not suspicion, it's not doubt, but it is certainty, he says, have certainty that this life is nothing except for live weather who was Xena. So let us understand these three descriptions that the way that Allah subhanho wa Taala gives this dunya live live, you know, as we understand it in the modern day context, is just playing, right, just playing

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games. But from a shoddy context. What this actually means is, it is something that has no benefit in it whatsoever. There is no benefit in the worldly perspective, nor is there any benefit in the in the accurate perspective is just an absolute complete waste of time. I'm always tried to think of an example. And this is the kind of difficult what what is something that is an absolute complete waste of time that has no benefit in it whatsoever? Who can think of something

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that has absolutely no benefit? Which time besides video games, certain video games in particular? Can you think of something? Facebook, inshallah, there's some code in Facebook, who had reminded once in a while, you know, once in a while some of the posts in i o or Heidi from the faucet salon, and you're like, Man, it's as if Allah wanted me to read this study. Alright, so even Facebook has some benefit in it. Now, the reason why I'm mentioning this, I don't want you guys to spend too much time on this. But it's very difficult to think of something that has absolutely no benefit in it whatsoever. Right? It's very difficult to understand this concept, because you'll always find

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something that has some benefits in it. Right? And here, this is the first description that Allah subhanaw taala has given this dunya meaning that it is void of any benefit whatsoever, void of any benefit whatsoever, then the second description he gives it no right now is very similar to life. But level what it means is there is some benefit in it. But the overall you know, picture of this dunya is that the harm outweighs the benefit. The overall picture is that the harm will outweigh the benefit. So another understanding of law who is that level is that you a person has two options right? option number one and option

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Number two, they're both permissible, but one is more beneficial than the other one is more beneficial than the other. So if the human being was to choose the Choose the, the, the activity that is not as beneficial, then this would be considered low. So he's leaving something beneficial for something that is less beneficial. So here the believer is choosing this dunya while it may have some clarity in it, but the overall site is in the accurate it's not in this dunya. So when someone chooses this donor over the accurate, he's making a very bad decision. Now, why would Allah subhanho wa Taala give the description of lab Allah who, even though they seem that contradictory over here

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who can resolve this for me, Allah tells us first time it's like no benefit whatsoever. Second time, there is benefit in it, but the harm is greater than the benefit in it. So just

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fantastic, and that is what is happening in this verse. So unless I know what Allah is giving us an example of how the vast majority of people will deal with this dunya the vast majority of people absolute waste of time, they're taking nothing from this dunya they're just wasting this time this world. A second group of people, yes, you know, they may attain some faith in it, but it is at the expense of the Acura it is at the expense of the Acura. And then the third example, the third characteristic that Allah subhanaw taala gives in this verse is Xena is beautification. Now what sort of things need to be beautified? Something that is ugly, something that is not beautiful will

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never itself, right? Something that you guys are crushing my brain right now.

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You know something that is not beautiful with love itself, they it needs to beautify itself. And this is what unless Finally, Allah describes it as that this dunya has been so beautified that it actually seems beautiful. But in reality, if you take away all the beautification, all the plastic surgeries that this dunya has had all the jewelry that it is wearing, it is one of the ugliest creations that Allah subhanaw taala has created. And that is why Allah subhanaw taala called it Xena, that from the from the from the fact that is not intrinsically beautiful, all this verification needed to be added to it, it needed to go through this long process of making people

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diluted to think that it is beautiful, but in reality is completely ugly. And this is like you know, if you look at, you know,

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TV commercials, every single TV commercial, regardless of what it is, it's like, you know, if you fly Air Canada, and they show like a picture of a beach, you know, you'll be in Paradise, right? And if you like you're subscribed to this insurance company, you will be you know, in this paradise, all TV commercials are actually like that. But in reality is that really what life is like, if you fly on Air Canada's average experiences, like if you get this, you know, insurance companies out your experiences, like it's not it's an absolute nightmare all the time. But they beautified to such a degree that they want you to believe and they get you to believe that you know what this is, this is

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what Paradise is meant to be. Then Allah subhanho wa Taala goes on to say, what's the first word on bainer COMM And it is, you know, a competition between each and every individual to show off to have soccer, soccer, meaning that he is proud of what he has. And this is the reality of the situation that people become very proud of what they possess in this dunya. Right. It's about showing off the car that you have the technological gadgets that you possess the exclusive things that you have, that no one else has. And this is like you know, particularly when you look at fashion industry right now, it's not even about you know, looking good in your clothes. It's about having things that

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no one else has. So limited edition shoe a limited edition shirt and extortionate prices for those things when it cost literally pennies to make them right. And that's what it's all about the wants to be able to show off, right and that is a fourth description that Allah subhanho wa Taala gives it now let us get into the actual parable that unless I know what are the gifts, he says the parable of this dunya is as if rain comes down onto this earth and a plant grows and the kuffar they get very very happy with this plant growing they're like you know, Mashallah this plant is so beautiful, you know, this life is so amazing. But then what happens to that plant and eventually becomes the

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yellow, it dies it withers away in the wind, and then what is left of that plant? Absolutely nothing. And he says that is the example of this world that you know, you presume that whatever you attain is going to last very, very long. But in reality, everything withers away and then it comes down to one of two things. Everything comes down to one of two things. Either it comes down to either been studied, or material Aminullah what it what it comes down to either punishment from Allah subhana wa tada or it comes down to forgiveness from Allah subhanho wa Taala and is pleasure meaning that those are the only two paths in the hereafter. And what would they take those two paths

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is how attached you get to this world, how attached to get to that you get to this world and unless I know it's only

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concludes this verse beautifully. He says, woman hired to dunya ilimitado. And what is the life of this world, except for a delusion, except for, you know, a deception? As as if you know if you've ever watched, like, you know, David called David Copperfield tricks, right? He they use an illusion he'll make like the Statue of Liberty disappear, go shop a woman in half, you'll make it, it'll make it seem like it's real. But everything is just a delusion. It's all fake. Right? And I'll tell you a very funny story. I think I might have shared this before. But I was traveling around with, with a comedian. And it was about Bali, it was another comedian. And we're in this country. And this

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brother is asking for some advice. He's like, Look, I'm going through some serious problems in my life. And the comedian, you know, he's like, Okay, let me handle this. I found that very strange, because the question was appointed to me, and he takes over the conversation. And I thought, you know what, maybe he's going to tell a joke, you know, it'll be great, it'll cheer.

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But he went on to give like, the strangest parable, that even till now, I still think about at that point about, I'm like, Where did this come from? You know, you're supposed to be a comedian. Where's this coming from? And he says,

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Listen, my brother, you're a bird, before the cage, you're a bird inside of the cage. And you will be a bird after the cage. And he just stopped.

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How did this help?

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You know, what does this mean? So we get out of the car. And you know, it's really awkward silence because I think the brother I mean, I didn't want to drop because he's speaking. And I didn't want to ask the Brother, did you understand what he meant? Because I didn't understand what he meant, right? So I let it go. Then we finished dinner. And I'm like, Okay, can you explain to me, you know, what, this example actually meant? A bird before the cage, a bird in the cage, and a bird after the cage.

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And he goes on to tell me that, you know, it's like a summarized version of a poem that Rumi wrote, where he says,

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when you consider the human soul, right, what came first the body or the soul, and obviously, the soul came first, right? And then Allah subhanaw, taala gave us the physical body. So you were a bird before the cage, right, and the cage being the body, and then you are a bird inside the cage, when you're inside of the body, and eventually you will die, and this body will wither away, but you're still going to be a bird, your soul is still going to be there. And that is what this example actually meant. And to tie it into to what we're seeing over here, is that when you think about this parable as wacky as it sounded in the beginning, you will you let it sink in for a while, you

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realize that this is the truth, that unless I know it's Allah created our soul first, that it has a very special place. And then Allah gave us this physical body. And this life of the physical body is very, you know, temporary, very, very temporary, 60 7080 years, right? And then even after the physical body decays, that soul is still going to be there. And that's what it eventually comes down to, you know, how much will you take care of your soul, you need to take care of your soul more than you need to take care of your body both need to be taken care of, don't get me wrong, but the soul deserves more attention, because the soul is going to last much much longer. So to spend your whole

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entire life just focusing on the pleasures of the physical body is to let the soul deteriorate and punish it in the hereafter. But to show some restraint, in terms of physical pleasure in this life, it will feed the soul actually, and actually make it successful in the hereafter and will actually make it successful in the hereafter.

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And Hadith of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he says locality during your during the la de Janeiro. Barbuda 10. Masako Catherine minha shalbatana. If the worldly life were equivalent in Allah sites to even a wink of a mosquito, he would not have given a disbeliever even a drink of water in it. Now, this teaches us a very valuable lesson over here. And the lesson over here is that in the sight of Allah subhanaw taala this worldly life is worth absolutely nothing It has no value whatsoever. And that is why Allah subhanho wa Taala gives this dunya to everyone you can be righteous you can be farcical you can be hypocrite, Allah subhanaw taala will give the dunya to

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everyone. But who does Allah subhanaw taala give the deen to Jackalope.

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Who does Allah subhanho wa Taala give the deen to but what is the relationship with Allah subhanaw taala

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close enough that's what we're looking for. That Allah subhanaw taala only gives the deen to the people that he loves. And the accurate will only be given to the people that he loves, right. So now when the Messenger of Allah sallallahu Sallam is describing this relationship of the dunya and the calf yard, he says therefore Allah subhanaw taala had any concern for this dunya he wouldn't have given it to you

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wouldn't have even given, you know, a drink of water to the disbeliever. Because that disbeliever is at odds with Allah subhanho wa Taala. He, Allah created him, commanded him to worship Him, yet he refused, right? Yet Allah subhanho wa Taala still allows him to prosper in this dunya Why? Because Allah subhanaw taala has no concern for this dunya whatsoever. Now getting into the concept of our allegiance, loving what Allah loves and hating what Allah subhanho wa Taala hates, then our relationship with this dunya should be exactly the same, that a believer should have no real attachment to this life whatsoever that no attachment should take place in this life whatsoever. And

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in reality, we should longed to be from those people that Allah subhanho wa Taala loves, so that Allah subhanaw taala will give us the hereafter. And this is a very valuable point. Now you may think, you know, does Allah subhanho wa Taala love me or not, you know, this is a question that may come to someone's mind. But the very fact that Allah subhanho wa tada is allowing you tonight to sit in the halaqa and to benefit in his religion as a sign of Allah subhanaw taala is love the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he said, when you read the law who behaved when you felt the hope within that whoever Allah subhanho wa Taala wants good for you will grant him understanding of the

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religion. So when you could have been home watching TV, surfing the internet playing, you know, games and doing whatever the fact that Allah subhanaw taala is allowing you to to listen to his words and the words of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is a sign of Allah's love for you, and something that you should cherish and something that you should appreciate, and something that you should thank Allah subhanho wa Taala for that he chose you over all of the other people that are busy doing other things that are busy doing other things.

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Now, there are a couple of ladies that will go through very, very quickly. And some of them you know, when I was studying this I read for the first time I did not even know that these headings were authentic, until you know I read it over here. So the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he gives an example in the Moto magnify them. dorabella donya methoden beema beema, Cora German Ebony Adam in Casa who were Malala, who funds or now your zero Maya zero LA. So the food of humans strikes a parable of this worldly life from what comes out of it for humans as waste, even after they have seen it and added salts to it and make it tasty. Look at how it ends up look at how it ends up. So

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the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. And this hadith is recorded in Ahmedabad and authenticate by Sheikh albani Rahim Allah. He says the food of humans strikes a parable of this worldly life, from what comes out of it as waste from human beings, even after they've seasoned it and add salt to it and make it very, very tasty. Look at how it ends up look at how it ends up. So that is the example of this dunya that you spend time you know preparing it and you know, living in it and putting all your ambitions in it. But what is the end result? It ends up as you know, excrement and feces as a byproduct, right? It's not the actual goal within of itself.

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And then the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he says, well, Allah, he might dunya Phil acula illa Miss Luma hadoken is very who had he phillium for Leon zodb Mataji Oh, so by Allah, the boundaries and length of this world with respect to the hereafter or not, but as if one put a finger into the ocean, and sees what comes out of it, compared to what it leaves in the ocean. Meaning that comes comparing this dunya to the Acura in terms of its boundaries, in terms of its luxuries, is like you put your hand your finger inside the ocean, how much water comes out of the ocean and and how much water stays inside of the ocean. Not even 1%, right? It's a fraction of a

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fraction of a fraction of a fraction of a percent. That's what actually comes out of the ocean. And that's what the Messenger of Allah is telling us that if you truly want luxury, then understand the luxury of this one is nothing compared to the Hereafter, so long for the luxury of the hereafter. And don't long for the luxury of this world. And don't long for the luxury of this world. Then the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he says, the person of the to be inhabitants of the Hellfire who received the most bounties of the world of this world will be brought on the Day of Resurrection and dipped into the hell. And it will be said to him Oh, son of Adam, have you ever

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seen any good at all in your life? Did you enjoy? Did you ever enjoy any blessings at all? And he will answer No, by Allah and the person actually. And then we'll stop over here to come to the second part. So in this part, I want you to think about the person who has that has the most amount of luxury, right, the most amount of luxury, think about the biggest pop star that you know, that has the fanciest house fanciest car and has everything that they want from this life. And then they will be taken in the Acura and just dipped into the Hellfire for a second for one second, not for a prolonged period of time, just for one second. And they will be asked Did you ever taste any good in

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your life at all? And they will say no, that one second in the Acura will make them completely oblivious to the fact of how much Allah subhanho wa Taala had given them. Now let's look at the second person

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and by Allah and the person of the to be inhabitants of Paradise who face the greatest hope

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hardships of the people of this world will be brought and dipped into paradise. And it will be said to him, oh, son of Adam, did you ever see any hardship at all in your life? Did you ever face any difficulties? He will say no By Allah, oh Lord, I never experienced any hardships at all, and he never saw any difficulties at all. So this example of the individual that's tested and tried in this dunya, right, his sins, you know, completely purified in this world before he meets Allah subhanaw taala. This is the individual that witness the death of his parents that lost his children, lost his eyesight, lost his limbs was extremely poor, you know, every day is starving from hungry in

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Australia, starving from hunger has some sort of, you know, cancer in his body, and his body is slowly just deteriorating. Right? That's the example we're giving him this individual. That is how difficult and miserable his life is in this world. Then Allah subhanho wa Taala deployment agenda for one second, and then he brings him out. And that experience in general, is so overwhelmingly pleasurable, that when allies seem to do face any difficulties at all, all of the hardships he faced are completely forgotten at this time, are completely forgotten at this time. Now, what do we learn from this hadith? What do we learn from this hadith? There's a very, very valuable lesson that is

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hidden inside of this hadith that you will not find on the surface of this Hadith, which will tie into what we're discussing. What is that? Go ahead?

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You hear?

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No, no, no, I thought you smile, I saw this mindset that you find an answer to noise. What is the hidden lesson?

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That's very yummy. That's true, what you're saying. But that's very, very far fetched. Very, very far fetched.

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Go ahead.

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God, that's very, very true. But what did what part of the headache? Did you get that from?

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Ron Paul think, I will accept your answer, because I love you for the sake of Allah subhanaw taala. His answer is true that this dunya is very minute, but I'm going to change the wording around. You notice in both situations, neither individual remembered the dunya, the one that went through hardship, he did not remember anything from this dunya, the one that had prosperity, he did not remember anything from this dunya. And that is the reality of it, that when you get to the era, you're not going to remember this dunya those that are suffering from the punishment of the Hellfire, they're not going to remember any of the blessings that they had those that are in the

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name of of Jenna. And we pray that Allah subhanaw taala makes us from them, they are not going to remember any of the hardships that they faced. And that is perspective, right? Senior moment of entrepreneur moment of difficulty, rather than focus on the hardship itself. Focus on what the result of this hardship is, the result of the hardship is paradise. And that is perspective that the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is giving here, that no matter how many hardships you will face, you're not going to remember it in the acula once you're enjoying paradise, and when it comes to matters of this dunya you know, out of all the blessings that you have pure accountability

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for them, because you might enjoy them for a few days in this dunya. But if you were punished in the Acura, you're not going to remember those blessings, you're not going to remember that pleasure. And you're wondering, we will, we're going to completely forget about it. So we want to be from the letter and not from the former. We want to be from the letter and not from the former.

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Then the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he says, like a stranger. I know we had a long, you know, tangent, but he says be in this world like a stranger. What does the Messenger of Allah sallallahu Sallam mean by varied? So there's several points that he means by Felipe. Number one, he feels that he does not belong to this place, his heart, His heart is not attached to this place. And he feels that he does not belong to this place. Number two, he spends his time and his money to get back to his original home, he spends his time and his money to get back to his original home. Right? So a stranger when he's in a strange land. any money that he gets any time that he has,

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is focused on getting back to his home, not upon staying in that strange land, right? Because it's not his home, he has to return to his home. Number three, that if he his day goes by, without him getting closer to his journey. Without him getting closer to his destination, he's actually upset by it, of a day goes by where he's not getting closer to his return back home. He actually gets upset by it. Similarly for us, if a day goes by, we're not doing you know, something that we're proud of the show off to Allah subhanho wa Taala then it is a waste of a day it is a waste of a day, right? So this should not just be mediocrity. They should not just be you know, simple acts of ibadah. But

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each day we should strive to do something great to you know, to present to Allah subhanho wa Taala say, Oh Allah, you know, I made the most

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My day and this is what I'm presenting to you as my deed for the day. You know how if you watch like,

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what's the word I'm looking for, like sports news? Is that the word I'm looking for? When you watch SportsCenter on ESPN? Do we call that sports news?

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Yeah, that's the name of the show. But what do you call that? sports news? Right? sports journalism, right? When you watch sports journalism, use watch watch sports center. At the end of the show, they always have something called the highlight of the day. And that is in all of sports. You know, this is like the cream of the crop. And I like to give this example to, you know, the actions that we commit for the day, that at the end of the day, you want to think what is your highlight of the day that you're presenting to Allah subhanho wa Taala. So that you say to Allah subhanho, wa Taala, you know, this is the day that I committed today, to earn your pleasure to get me back to my home in

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paradise to get me back to my home, and paradise. Number four, he does not compete with the people of the land, but rather he competes with himself. He does not compete with the people of the land, but he competes with himself. And this is a true competition is about that, as a believer, you don't want to compete with the disbelievers in terms of attaining this dunya. Right. Because for the kuffaar this dunya is you know, there are both This is their their agenda, right? The professor Selim he tells us that this dunya is the paradise of the disbeliever and the prison of the believer, right. And this is how it should be. So don't compete with people for this dunya. But you compete

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with yourself to attain the acula or you compete with other believers to attain the era. And that is what the true competition should be about. Number five, he is not harmed by the criticism of the people or the praise of the people. So if someone criticizes him, he's not concerned about it. And if someone praises him, it's of no relevance to him either. Because all he's looking for is the pleasure of Allah subhanho wa Taala. All he's looking for is the pleasure of Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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There's a nice statement of intestinal bacilli. He says, The believer is in the world like a stranger, he does not become unhappy from its own humiliation, nor does he compete for its honor. He has one purpose and the people will have another purpose. So he mentioned several things that the believer in this world is like a stranger. That's the Hadith, he does not become unhappy from its humiliation. So if someone ever faces humiliation, and worshiping Allah subhanaw taala. So for example, you know, time for Salah is running out, and you end up praying on the street, you end up playing in the park, you end up praying in the airport, and you're like, you know what, what are the

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people are going to say at that time. So at that time that the true stranger, he's not going to feel humiliated, but rather he's going to be feel proud and honored that he that Allah subhanaw taala is allowing him to worship Him, so he's not, you know, humiliated. And at the same time, he doesn't compete for honoring this dunya he competes with the honor of Allah subhanho wa Taala he competes with for the honor of Allah subhanho wa Taala. what point are we on number six, and number seven, number six. So point number six is that people will consider him very, very strange people will consider him very, very strange. Now, this sort of strangeness, a lot of times people don't

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understand. People think that the strangeness over here is referring to physical strangeness, that this person, you know, he's dressed in a turban, he's dressed in a lot of commies, you know, he's riding the public transit. He feels strange at that time, right? That's not the strangeness that this Hadeeth is referring to, you can dress in any way that you like, in any fashion that you like. But the strangeness is in the fact how people see his conduct, that His focus is purely on the Acura when it comes to this dounia is extremely patient and extremely tolerant, right, that is the strangers that is afraid that people will look at him. And they're like, you know, he doesn't belong

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in this dunya in the sense that his heart is in the accurate and that's where he should be. And that is, you know, the type of description that you want to aim for that when people see you. They're reminded of Allah subhanaw taala, right, almost the messenger sallallahu sallam, he gave a description to certain people that you will see certain people that their presence reminds you poorly of Allah subhana wa Tada. And that's what you want to aim for. That's what you want to aim for.

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So those are you know, some of the the descriptions that even the larger Brahim Allah gives of the stranger. Now, as a point to this as a stranger, does that mean that wherever you are you don't eat and drink and sleep at all? No, the answer is no. You need to eat you need to drink you need to sleep, right? Because if you don't do those things, you'll never make it back home. You'll never survive on this journey, but you should take the amount that is needed to survive and not more than that, you should take the amount that is needed to survive and not more than that. So Muslims should work they should work hard, they should you know, Excel as much as they possibly can. But in terms

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of their attachments to this dunya it should be at a very, very minimal their towers should be attached to the acula their hearts should be attached to the Akela then the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he goes on to see or be in this dunya as if you are a stranger or a traveler. Wrong.

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The path Why did the Messenger of Allah sallallahu Sallam mentioned or as human beings as in language when you use the word or it shows as if it's some sort of hesitation, or some sort of variation or some sort of doubt. But here when the Messenger of Allah sallallahu Sallam is seeing or its equivalent in the Arabic language is been, meaning be a stranger, or something better than being a stranger is a way for something better than being a stranger is a wayfarer. Now what is the difference between a stranger and a wayfarer? Who can tell me that?

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I know in English, we don't use the term traveler and wayfair too often, or try and comparison. But it's handy to be able to think of a contrast between the two. What would you think of it? Go ahead.

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He just lost confused lost in the sauce. You're close. You're very close. Anyone else weifare versus stranger? Go ahead.

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traveler is already progress towards the destination

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of getting there. Fantastic. Fantastic. And I will accept that answer. So the difference between a hurry up and Abbott Sybil, so hurry stranger, Abdullah, Sybil is a way for the babies actually spending some time in this dunya. Right. He spent some time in the foreign land that he's in. Right. So that is the hurried. And then I believe Sabine is like, No, no, no, no, no, I'm not spending any time here at all. But rather I'm going to continue my journey directly to my home, right continue my journey directly to my home. So we have the Messenger of Allah Azza wa sallam, he's saying, no, it's okay to be a stranger, but better than the strangers be the wafer that he doesn't even stop. He just

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continues. So he started off on his journey to Allah, and he continues on his journey to Allah and that is his focus. That is his focus. So we see this in, you know, many examples of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. When Abdullah Masuda Allahu anhu he saw the potential of sleeping on American that Matt left marks on the back of the Prophet sallallahu wasallam. How did the Prophet sallallahu Sallam respond to that? He goes on to say, not only will the dunya what we're doing here in MMSE, or Macedonia, Caracas, vannatta, sherlockian, tomorrow hatanaka. What do I have to do with this worldly life, I and this worldly life are but like a traveler who stopped for a little while

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under a tree to get some shade and then moved on. So the prophesize didn't didn't even bother investing in a good bed. Why? Because he knew that he's only in this dunya for a short period of time, that he does not control and you will see the difference between the gareeb and the hybrid Sybil is his perception of death is his understanding of death. So the abbot of Seville, he has no longing for this dunya whatsoever, because he knows at any second at any moment, now, death could come to him, death could come to him. And that's what he does not take anything from this dunya whatsoever except for the necessities. Whereas the stranger from time to time, he will take more

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than a necessity and he will enjoy it and he's not sinful for that. But the messenger of SSM says that the Abba Sybil is even better the Bible to Serbian is even better. A second point on the traveler and the wayfare is that when you're traveling from time to time, you will lose your path you will get you know lost in your path. And that is why the believer he understands this through his statement Adela salata Mr. Clean that all our guidance to the straight path that when he does get lost, he seeks guidance from Allah subhanho wa Taala. To get back on that path. He seeks guidance from Allah subhanho wa Taala to get back on that path. And that is why the Messenger of

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Allah wa sallam used to make the Doha Yama cannibal colobus a bit can be Allah Dini that oh, you know, Turner of the hearts, firm my heart, upon your religion, from my heart, on your religion. And I'll conclude this section with one interesting conversation.

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Where does the conversation start?

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unfolding the outset to a man, how old are you? He said, 60 years old. Football den said for 60 years you've been traveling towards your Lord, it seems that you will soon reach your destination spatola what a thing to say. The man said we belong to Allah and to Him we shall return in LA LA one day the hero john Alphaville said, Do you know what that means? You are saying I am a slave of Allah. And to him is the return. The one who knows that he is a slave of Allah and that he shall return to Him, knows that he is in fact to be detained. The one who knows that he is to be detained nor that he is going to be asked, therefore he must prepare answers for that questioning. The man

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said what is the solution here for them? And for the inside? It is simple. The man said what is it He replied, do good for the remainder of your life, and you will be forgiven for what you did in the past. However, if you do evil in what remains of your life

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You will be held responsible for what you did in the past and in the future. Now this is like a double edged sword. Now obviously one of the things that that happens when you feel when you read this hadith and when you study this Hadith, and some of you might, you know, agree with me on this, but you feel terrible inside, you're like, you know, I've been wasting my whole life in this dunya when this dunya is worth absolutely nothing, right? And you feel guilty for, you know, the excesses that you've had in terms of the the enjoyment of this dunya but also that he gives perspective to it. He says, look, as long as you're not doing something sinful, then continue doing what you're

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doing and Allah will forgive you for the past. Right? And that's like the perspective we should have. That anything when it comes to religion is not is by default, not meant to be pessimistic. And that's like a very important principle to understand. Whatever text you read in this Deen is needs to be understood holistically. It can't just be understood in isolation, verses and Hadith understood in isolation. Yes, they will make you feel pessimistic. But in reality, every text in every narration is makers is meant to make us feel optimistic, right, that we should always feel hopeful for the mercy of Allah always feel hopeful for the forgiveness of Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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So regardless of what we've done in the past, it's always about working towards a brighter future, right? every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future, as they say, right. And that is what the parable is meant to be like. So just to conclude with this portion of the Hadith, the Messenger of Allah, so some said in the other version of the Hadith, count yourself from the inhabitants of the grave, and the Messenger of Allah Azza wa sallam, he's reminding us that you know, consider yourself from the inhabitants of the grave. You don't know when your time is going to come, but be ready for it. Right? Whenever that time comes, you're ready to meet Allah subhanho wa Taala. In

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fact, another Hadith messenger Allah sent me says, Remember, the destroyer of pleasures, death, often, for no one remembers during straight into times, except that his life

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in his life, except that it makes the matter easier upon him, and no one remembers it during times of ease, except that it makes matters tighter for him. Meaning that when a person remembers death, it gives him perspective, that if he's going through a time of difficulty, he realizes that this difficulty will soon be over. And if he's going through a time of ease, he realized that you know, he shouldn't over enjoy that ease. Go soon that ease will disappear as well.

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above normal, he used to say if you survive till the late afternoon, do not wait till the morning, and you should survive to the morning. Do not wait till the late afternoon. Take from your health, for your sickness and from your life for your death. And this is further adding to perspective that you no one should not build his ambitions and hopes on a long life. It is human nature to do so that you know, we have five year plans, 10 year plans 20 year plans. But the reality is what gives us the right to actually think that we'll be living that long, right? In reality, we don't have any guarantees towards it. So focus on the day itself, and you will have a general idea of what you want

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to achieve. But then tread the course that unless I know what's out there provides for you create the course that Allah subhanho wa Taala provides for you. There was a nice story by Martin karate one of the pious predecessors, he once asked another man to lead the Salah, the man said if I did you in this prayer, I will not lead you and any other prayers afterwards. I'll currently he said

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he said do you consider that you will pray another prayer in the future I seek refuge from such distance hopes for keeps one from doing the best deeds keeps one from doing the best deeds. So this is like you know, something that happens all the time? No brother, you leave the salon, No brother, you leave the salon. And you're like, Okay, you know what I leave Muslim? Would you lead a shop? This is like the jest that is going on with model for the color key right now. But he like flips it you know, right away. He's like, Look, this is not something we can joke about. If you think that you're going to survive till the next prayer, you're not going to strive to pray your best prayer.

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If you think you will survive to pray the next prayer, you're not going to strive to pray the best prayer. And this is what the prophets are seldom he advised, you know, one of the companions, pray your prayer as if it is your last. And those are powerful words that when you think about it, you know, if you were to treat your prayers, if this is the last time you're going to be able to pray before you meet Allah subhanho wa Taala you know, the standing will be a few hours that will go will be a few hours, such there will be a few hours. You know, that's the way the prayer would be filled with sincerity, filled with humility, filled with love filled with lots of Doha. That's what it

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would be like, right. And that's the effect of understanding know the role of death in a human's life, that when it's just around the corner, you never take any moments for granted. You never take any moment for granted. And this was like the distinguishing factor between the Buddhist Sybil and the hurried is the role of death within of itself. So never consider yourself one that is guaranteed to live, but be prepared to die at any second, and that will help you perform the best of your deeds that will help you to perform the best of your deeds. And then the last example he gives is take from this take from your life. For your

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Take from your health, for your sickness and from your life for your death. And this is a very interesting comparison. Because here, Abdullah Muhammad, Abdullah Abdullah, he's teaching us something very, very important. And that is, in each and every single thing, you will find a reminder of death. And each and every single thing, you will find a reminder of death. So for example, when a person is sick, it is a reminder of death, because he's not able to perform the deeds when he was not sick, right? Just like when a person is alive. And I want you to think about this. Each and every day. There is a reminder of death in front of us, but we don't take heed of it.

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I'll give you examples. Take the example of you know a hair falling off your body and is coming off. It is a reminder that your eyelash and your hair just face death. You see a tree you see a leaf fall off a tree, it is a reminder that it will that you know death is approaching. You see the colors of the tree change, it is a reminder that death is approaching. When you go to sleep at night, it is reminded that one day, you know your soul will love your body. Just like it left your body when you're asleep, right in your skin is a reminder that just like your skin dies in the wintertime and comes back and rejuvenated in the springtime, same thing will happen to you that you will die in

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this dunya and Allah subhanho wa Taala will resurrect you and the acula and each and every single thing that you think of there is a reminder of death, you begin reciting a verse of the Quran. Eventually you will come to the end of the Quran and there will be no more called on to recite, it will be a reminder that there is depth there. And every single thing from the food that you eat, you will take a bite and slowly continue eating till there's no food left on that plate or reminder that life is going to come to an end. And this parable, this example is such a powerful example Subhanallah that how many of us when we think of getting sick in this winter time, we think of the

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reminder of death, not very often. But this is the importance of reflection this the importance of contemplation on the signs of Allah subhanho wa Taala that it is not what it is not far fetched to say. And each and every single second of our lives is a sign from Allah subhanho wa Taala that we should reflect upon and ponder upon, that should bring us closer to Allah subhanaw taala and then things that make us forget about this. That is what the dunya is, right? The dunya is the destruction. The dunya is what prevents you from contemplation. The new Nia is what prevents you from thinking about Allah subhanho wa Taala and the Acura. Now, concluding this Hadith, the point of

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the Hadith is not to be miserable in your life, right? We're not meant to be just people that you know, do not smile and you know, have no optimism whatsoever. But this hadith is there to put perspective in into all our affairs, that particularly for our times, the Messenger of Allah says Allah He didn't fear poverty for us, he feared wealth for us. And it is such reminders that bring us back to reality, right, that as much of luxury as we have from this dunya at the end of it, we will perish, that luxury will perish the dunya that we live in will perish and we will all return back to Allah subhanaw taala. And we need to have something prepared for Allah subhanho wa Taala to present

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to him. And that will be like the concluding message that just think about the highlight of your day each and every single night. What is the day that you're presenting to Allah subhanaw taala for that day, some days it might be extra Koran extra Salah other days, it may just be a sincere dua that you make for the oma. And that is like the absolute least that you can do. When you think about you know what happened in the shower yesterday, you think about what's happening in Syria, you think about, you know, what's happening in the grandstand in Iraq and all over the world, just a sincere Doha that you genuinely make from the bottom of your heart, while feeling the pain of the of the people.

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This could be the greatest day that you put forth to Allah subhanho wa Taala on that day, so never belittle any act, but rather focus that each day before I go to sleep I will have this one deed that I will present to Allah and then make it you know a variety of things from Koran to Salaam to Doha, to helping people out and that is what you know unless panels Allah will accept from us and I pray that Allah subhanaw taala accepts from us all. inshallah, in the next 10 minutes we'll conclude the next Hadith and you'll understand why. And I'll be Mohammed bin Abdullah Abdullah de la Noma Kala Cordova Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. Now you may know hydrocone akuna Hawa who, behind

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the merger to be on the authority of Abu Mohammed Abdullah Muhammad Yunus. Who said the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, none of you truly believes that his desire is subservient to what I came with subservient to what I came with. This Hadith is a weak Hadith and is not authentic in terms of its chain of narration, and that is why we will not spend too much time on it. However, what needs to be understood about this hadith Is that why the chain of narration is not authentic and not strong. The meaning of this hadith is very, very strong, is that our natural inclinations needs to be an inclination in in accordance to what the Messenger of Allah sallallahu wasallam came

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with, that if we truly want to be successful, look at the message that you

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messenger of Allah shalom came with and that is where our natural inclinations should lie. Our natural inclination should not be towards evil should not be towards, you know, pure and empty temptation, but you should be in accordance to what the Messenger of Allah wa sallam came with. And I'll just share two verses, and then we'll conclude verse number was one is inserted, verse number 36. So to the HAZOP, verse number 36, which was episode number 33. It is not for a believer, a man or woman, when a line is messenger have decreed a matter that they should have an option in their decision. And whoever disobeys align His Messenger, he has indeed strayed into plain error, he has

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indeed a straight into a plain error. here Allah subhanaw taala tells us when we have understood that Allah and His Messenger have commanded something have been ordained something, we have no option in terms of accepting it and rejecting it, but rather it has to be accepted, it cannot be rejected, and whoever rejects it should have a severe punishment from Allah subhana wa Tada. And then certainly, sir, verse number 65, certainly servers number 65. But no by your Lord, they have no faith until they make you or Mohammed a judge in all of their disputes between them and finding them finding themselves no resistance against your decisions, and you submit to them with a full

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submission, meaning our submission to Allah subhanaw taala cannot be a partial submission, where we submit today and we don't submit tomorrow or we'll do you know, deeds haphazardly, but rather it needs to be a full submission to Allah subhana wa tada and that is in accordance to follow the Sunnah of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. And I'll conclude with in the words of a chronology, where he says, even though he pointed out that every sin is the result of a person, putting the desires of his soul above his love for Allah subhana wa tada and His Messenger. So here the messenger Allah says, Adam said, that you know, you will not truly believe till your desire is

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an inclination of what I came with. And then Raja over here is commenting on this by saying that if you look at the sins that we commit, as human beings, they are committed due to us putting our desires over what Allah subhana wa Tada, and His Messenger sallallahu Sallam came with. And just as a side note, that we look at in history, when you look at the deviant sects, one of the descriptions that the deviant sects were given was that they were called 100, what they were called the people of desires, right? Because they put their own desires above what the text actually came with. And that is why they will call the people of war. And you can look for find more information on this. And

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sunako says, verse number 50, and silicosis, verse number 50, and that will be the concluding of that Hadith. And then inshallah, on Friday we will be taking the last Hadith, which is about forgiveness from Allah subhanho wa Taala. And I believe it is a only a worthy conclusion and adding to our series, because everything that mankind commits is filled with faults and deficiencies, and it is only Allah subhanaw taala that can forgive those faults and deficiencies. It was very befitting that amendment oleochemical law concluded with that, hoping that Allah Spanos, Allah will forgive us and will forgive him and will forgive all of the believers. Allahu ta da da Silva, who

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sent him an article in Vienna, Muhammad Ali, he was shocked he was set up, right?

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I think both of them are mean the exact same thing, that what the messenger bots are meant in the Hadith, that you're saying that look at the role of the companions played during their time. Right? They were considered strange by their people, due to the beliefs that they had due to the character that they had. And similarly, the believers at the end of times, they will be considered strange due to the beliefs that they have and the characteristics that they have, as well. So glad tidings for the strangers just like they were given good tidings than the people who live at the end of times that hold on to their faith will be given by tidings as well.

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No, not at all.

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No foul inshallah. Question number two Anyone else? All you have a question from the sisters fantastic. can always count on the sisters to ask questions, Mashallah. They're always good. Mashallah Mila, bless them.

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As Salaam Alaikum, we get 15 minute breaks at work, the place where we pray is a bit for so whenever I pray, I always have this anxiety.

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I don't know I have this anxiety that my time is running out. And I end up rushing through it and end up

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for I don't know, our the fact that I have to get back on time, rather than the Salah. How do I do it?

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I mean, this attempt to get rid of that feeling is something that is unnatural when you only have 15 minutes to pray, obviously and you have to go somewhere else to pray and then go back. This is a natural feeling there's nothing to get rid of this is you know the situation that you're in. And over here, Allah subhanaw taala doesn't burden the soul more than it can handle. So this is your situation where you're at work, and you only have 15 minutes to pray and you have to go somewhere for to pray. If you have to just do the absolute basics and minimum of prayer. That is better to do it well. Then to extend the prayer and do it haphazardly. So for example, let me give you this

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example. A person has a limited amount of time in his Salah. It is better for him just to recite

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SoTL Fatiha slowly, right, pronouncing each letter taking their time with each verse, Then to recite Surah Fatiha and recite another surah after it, where the underbrush instead of Fatiha and the other surah when they don't get to feel so the Fatiha and you know, contemplating suicide in their Salah, it is better to do one thing perfectly than to do two things haphazardly, right. So we're here I would say, reduce the actions of the Salah, but do those actions well, and in that situation, you would have made the most of your situation and Allah subhanaw taala doesn't burden the soul more than you can bear that you're not held accountable for how you feel of wanting to hurry back to

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work. But when you are in Salah, pray that Allah will Don't rush through it, minimize your actions within the realm of permissibility do those well and Allah subhanaw taala will will will pardon any shortcomings that come thereafter.

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So now when he come in the Acura will a castle remember a Muslim calling him to Islam? Like if we have non Muslim friends and are calling them to Islam and they refuse and die a Catholic? Will they then know the Muslim was right? When a Kaffir dies? When will they know Islam was the religion of Allah subhana wa Tada.

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I mean, clearly, people on the day of judgment will have recollection of the deeds that they committed right? Unless I know it's either he gives us

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a complaint he gives us two complaints the complaint of the Messenger of Allah saddam and the complaint of the the people that ended up becoming misguided on the day of judgment in circle for fun, and the people that end up becoming misguided. Their complaint is dry letter Layton allama took it for granted that you know what to me if I did not take such and such as a companion, because he is the one that led me astray. So they will remember the companions that led them astray. And by default, if there were people that were trying to guide them to God, they will remember that as well that I had the opportunity to change my ways and become a better person. So they will remember that

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as well. When will that happen? Exactly? Allah subhanho wa Taala knows best. But clearly at the time of death, they will realize the error of their ways, right? At the time of death, they will realize the error of their ways. There's something we discussed in that the zero of swords with the cathode, when Allah subhana wa Tada, he mentioned the element many times, right? The first time a person will get through it is at the time of death when the realities of this world become clear to him. So that is when they will know for the first time the error of their ways, if they didn't already know it in this life. And Allah Subhana Allah knows best.

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Salaam if a person has been blessed with wealth, how much should they spend for Disability Law, all his wealth, half quarter, etc. feasibility lies in charity, is this objective? Is it wrong for the person blessed with wealth to indulge in luxury, ie a nice car a nice home, or should they give it all away.

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So over here, the key thing is that you don't want to do something and extravagance. And by extravagance, it's not about having something nice, but it's having more than you need. So the problems are seldom he told, you know, Abdullah bin nosode are the Allahu anhu, that our last panels, Allah, He loves to see the effects of the blessings on the slaves. So if Allah is giving you more wealth, you know, dress nicely. But dressing nicely does not mean you have 50, you know, actually 365 outfits, you know, one for each day, that's not what is needed, but rather have a few nice outfits. And that's sufficient. And same thing with your car, you know how one nice car that

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you can get around with, you don't need 10 of them. Same thing with your house, you can have a nice house, but don't have, you know, like a 50 bedroom mansion when it's just you and you know, your parents and your husband or something like that, right? You don't need that extra stuff. So you can have something nice, but don't have too much of it. And the key point over here is not about what you have, it is about the effect that it has on your heart. And this is something very, very important to keep in mind that when you have something, you'll always be worrying about it. But when you don't have something about when you don't have something, it's not possible to care for it. For

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example, can you care for a car that you don't have? Right, right now? You know, the guys are like, you know, I wish I had a Ferrari or Rolls Royce, whatever it is. It's not the same feeling of protecting, you know, protection as it is when you own that car. Right? So when you own that Ferrari you own that car. Your brother's like on the street is that can have a ride. He's like, no, take the bus, bro. You know, I can't damage my car. Right? That's our attitude at that time. Why does that kick in? Because our attachment to the dunya so the key thing over here is, whatever you possess, don't let your heart be more attached to the gift than the giver. Right? That's you know, from the

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words of SR yes mean legit. That never become more attached to the gift than you do to the giver. Always have your heart attached to Allah subhanho wa Taala and not the thing that Allah subhanho wa Taala gave you and that is what we should be striving for. We will conclude with that panicle normal become like a shadow and I land a stock Furukawa to Hoylake I will see you guys on Friday night. Assalamu alaykum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh inshallah, Tada.