Channel: Navaid Aziz
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Alhamdulillah wa Salatu was Salam ala rasulillah while he was talking to a woman Why Am I bad My dear brothers and sisters salaam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato.
During one of my first trips to the country of South Africa, I was enlightened and disheartening at the same time, I was enlightened by the fact that how visible the Muslim population was so Pinilla you could walk down the street, and it's as if it is a Muslim country, even though there are a minority there. But I was disheartened by the fact that how poverty stricken Africa was in general. I remember one of the most disheartening stories I heard was a story of a 13 year old girl, every day to walk to school, she would have to walk 16 miles every day, everyday 16 miles. And then if one day it started to rain, she would have to stay at home, she couldn't go to school. Because her
school it didn't have a roof. And they used to write with trucks was rain would come down, it would wipe everything that was written on the truck. And I remember meeting this young sister and a foster Pinilla, what an inspiration, how serious she takes her education, walking 16 miles to school every day. And you know, when I thought when I saw that, and you know, her motivation behind going to school, she was the eldest sibling of like, 18 siblings, and she wanted to hold the responsibility of providing for her family by getting a high school education and a university education so that she can provide for them. I thought that was really enlightening. But at the same time, it was so
sad that we weren't able to help people like this. And I thought that was going to be the saddest story, I would hear. But there was a story, which was even sadder. And this was in the country of Nigeria.
In Nigeria, or as it's pronounced, because it's a French country. There is a father, he's carrying his child to the hospital. He's carrying the child to the hospital, and he brings it to the doctor. And the doctor tells him, you need to perform surgery on your child, and it's going to cost you X amount of money. The father says, I don't even have money to provide food for my family. How are we going to pay for this surgery? The doctor felt so bad for that family, he decided to give them some charity. So he gives them 15 pounds, the equivalent is roughly about $5. So you would think what would this father do with $5? Perhaps you would buy some medicine for his child? Perhaps he would,
you know, try to save up and get surgery for the child. What does he do? Instead, he goes home, and he buys food with it to feed the rest of his family, virtually leaving his child to die.
When he was asked about this, how could you do something like this? Don't you love your child? He said, Of course I love my child. But for me it's about choosing either saving one of my children, or the rest of the seven of my other children. And I thought to myself supine Allah, may Allah protect us from ever being in such a predicament. But the reality of the situation, my dear brothers and sisters, is that us as an oma, we're going to face a predicament much much greater than this. And that is the fitna of a gel. That is the fitna of the gel. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam tells us that not a prophet was sent, except that he warned his people against the jungle all the
way from no Holly Sallam told the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. That's how great of a fitna it is that all of mankind from the beginning needed to be warrant. Now why is it such a great fit now? Because one of the tests that are the gel comes with is that he tests people with poverty. So you will see that the jail he will be caught he will come with three years of famine. And the first year there will be two thirds of the average amount of rain so there's still a decent amount of rain. And the second year, there is half the amount of rain that there usually is. And in the third year, there will be no
Rain whatsoever. Meaning that all the crops that we grow, from the corn, to the wheat, to the barley to the oats, all of that, it will not be possible to grow. Because there's no rain coming down. And mankind will be struck with such a strict poverty that we would have never been faced with it before. Then the Jan, he will come to the people, and he will tell them, worship me. And I will make the rain come down just as you hear the rain outside.
Just as we hear the rain outside, and then some group of people, they will be so desperate for that food so desperate for that ring, they will worship at the job, and then that rain will come down, and they will get your food and that will be their final abode or the final state that they will die in that states. A second test that the gel will come with his that he will bring the dead back to life. May Allah protect our parents and all of your parents, but he will test an individual and many individuals by killing off their parents, literally just chopping their heads off slicing them in half. And then he will tell them, worship Me and I will bring your parents back to life. Worship Me
and I will bring your parents back to life and people in their weak state of Eman. They will worship at the job
and they will die in that state having disbelieved.
The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is married in the hadith of Noah similar salmon. He says when the JAL comes, He will come for a period of 40 days, the first day will be like that of a year. The second day will be like that of the month, the third day will be like that of a week. And then the rest of the days will be normal days. At that time, the companions are the Allahu unknown. They interjected, they stopped the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam to ask an important question. Now what would that question be? Would it be out of Sula? How do we kill it the junk? jasola? How do we protect ourselves from the jail era? Salalah? How do we save ourselves from the
It could have been any one of these questions. But the question they asked was your rasulillah on that day, when one day is like a year and a month and a week, how will we perform our salla Allahu Akbar, it shows you that the ultimate concern for the Sahaba of the Allahu anhu was their connection with their Lord Subhanahu wa Tada. And that is what our topic of discussion is here today. The importance of Salah in our lives. Think about this, my dear brothers and sisters that at that time when they could have asked anything pertaining to that, john, the biggest concern on their minds was a Salah.
At that time, what did the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam do? He smiled to himself, and he remained quiet. That smile indicated that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam felt comfortable that he had done his responsibility he had done his duty, meaning that the companions not the law, why no, they understood the greatness of Salah they understood their purpose of creation. They understood why they were here on earth. And that is why when it comes to our religious understanding, we always strive to understand our religion, just as the companions of the Allahu anhu understood it, because Allah is pleased with them the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa
sallam is pleased with them, and their methodology in general was praised. So now, how important is the Salah, how important is the Salah, that is go back to the death of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. As he was dying, it lasted about a period of about 12 days. Each day he would give them a commandment. He would tell them to take care of the orphans. He would tell them to you know reestablish relationships with their families. Each day was a different commandment. And the final commandment, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam gave was a Salah, a Salah.
It shows you that the final command the final concern that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam had for his people was that they should establish the Salah. And this was the farewell legacy of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam that the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam wanted to understand that as long as you hold on to your prayer, you're holding on to the rope of Islam. But the second you let loose on your prayer, that is when you're letting loose onto this rope of Islam, that some of us are barely holding on to.
We look at the example of
the Allahu anhu and how he passed away.
Ahmed mo photogra de la Juan Juan, he was the Khalifa. This was the pinnacle of Muslim civilization. This was when they did his ad expanded. Its for this economically It was developed socially. It was developed educationally It was developed. And they were enemies of Islam. They wanted to destroy it, and according to destroy it from the outside, so they had to find a way to destroy it from the inside. And what ended up happening was that there was a man by the name of Abu Omar juicy, that he came to the masjid early in the morning. When people are praying families, they're praying tahajjud and he hides behind the number. So people are coming in for celestial fudger they're praying,
they're praying, they're praying, until finally, celestial fudger is established. And you hear the words called the kamati solar tokamachi sola and then ameerul momineen sobre la Juana, he comes to the front and he starts the Salah. And at that time, this man will not know Mr. Joshi. He comes up behind Amara de la Juana. And he stabs him a god seven times. And this was into regular stead, but it was a dagger that was poisoned. And then he tried to run away. And as he tried to run away through the lines of the Muslims, he was unable to do so. The Muslims were packed in so tightly together, that as he would try to run through, he would be bumped back and he would pull you pushed
back. And the Sahaba were in a state of confusion. They're like, why is it normal? reciting. So they started shouting Subhan Allah Subhana Allah, we can tell you, why aren't you reciting? So Abu Omar juicy at that time, he takes his dagger, and he starts stabbing the companions the first row, the second row, the third row, so that he could finally make his way out.
Omar, as he's falling down at this time, he grabs a man in office right behind him, and commands him to leave the salon. And in that state, almost body's right next to him. He's dying. A black man even leaves the online salon. Now this will of itself some analysts a great lesson. It shows us that they gave priority to their salon. And that's a lot of time was running out. We had to do it. So they did it. Even though I made more money roseola Juan who was right to there. As soon as the salon finishes, the companions pick up Amara de la Juanjo. And they take him back to his house. And they tried to recover him bringing medicine bringing water bringing milk and supplying the law. He had
been stabbed so severely that any time he would take some milk down, it would come out of his wounds, he would come out of his intestines.
And this continued for a couple of days. And Amara de la Juana. He wouldn't wake up. You know, every time someone would come and say yeah, Omar de amirul momineen wake up. And they didn't know what to do because he's still alive, but he's not waking up. So one day one of the companions decided, let us tell him more money. It's time for Salah. So one of the companions he came, and I believe it was Abdullah nobis. He comes to Omar Abdullah who I know and he says, Yeah, amirul momineen, Ursula Ursula. At that time, it was as if he was, you know, jolted alive. He was rejuvenated through shock. And Omarosa when he woke up and he tried to stand up, but he was in too much pain, and he couldn't
stand up. And he said something so powerful at that time, he said, law has often Islam, Lehman taraka Sala that there is no shear of Islam for the one who abandons the prayer. And Omar was the Allahu anhu. He struggled with himself, and he established the prayer at that time. And that was the farewell legacy that Omar Abdullah one who left behind commanding the people that hold on to your Salah, because this is your Islam, hold on to the Salah, because this is your Islam.
Let us go to the beginning of the Quran. Allah subhana wa tada when he begins the Quran, he begins it with the most beautiful of sutras. It is SoTL Fatiha and one of the names of sorbitol Fatiha is a Salah because this is the surah that you recite the most in Salah. In fact the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam describes this surah as a conversation between you and Allah subhanho wa Taala meaning that he divided the salon into two or divided into two. Half of it is for us and half of it is for him. Meaning that the first half is purely praising Allah subhanho wa Taala and then the second half of sortable. Fatiha is us asking from Allah subhanho wa Taala what we need but a greater
lesson than this is how Allah subhanho wa Taala starts off the very next surah where he says the dalai colicky tabula rasa Buffy Who then is in an arena you may know now. Why up Mona Sala
Allahu Akbar, Allah subhanho wa Taala starts off by saying that this is a book this is the Quran, that there is no doubt they're in a guidance with a people who have Taqwa, who are the people who have Taqwa, Allah subhanho wa Taala gives them three characteristics right off the bat, that they believe in the unseen. They established the salon, and they give charity from the wealth that Allah subhanho wa Taala provided them. So right after having faith, the most important characteristic of the matakohe was that he established the salah, and it's not just for the motto when in fact it is the believers. It is the believers who established the salah, and that is how Allah subhanho wa
Taala starts off the Quran. Now how does Allah subhanho wa Taala address the people who abandoned the Salah. And this is one of the interesting analysis of the Quran is that if you look at the conversations that take place in the Koran, so you will see conversations between the prophets and their people, you will see conversations between the evil nations and amongst themselves. And you will see even conversations amongst animals like that of the ants towards Solomon alayhis salam. But one of the most interesting conversations to analyze in the Koran is the conversations between the people of Paradise and the people of the hellfire. When the people of Paradise are entered into
paradise, they're in this amazing abode, where they have everything that they desire, rivers of honey and water and milk and companions and food and pure luxury, no pains, nothing like that at all. Just absolute enjoyment and pleasure. And when they're experiencing all of this, and then they look down and they see the people of the Hellfire they become curious, that what is it that caused the people of the Hellfire to be in such a terrible state? To be in humiliation to be in disgrace to be in torment to be in punishment? How could the Most Merciful punish them like this? What was their crime? What could they have done? So they say nice soccer, comfy soccer, what brought you to the
Hellfire and they say lambda Kunal masala, that we were not of the people who established the salon Subhan Allah. So you see that the distinguishing characteristic between the people of Paradise and the people of the Hellfire was them holding on to the Salah. The one who held on to the Salah, went on to paradise, and the one who abandoned the Salah Allah humiliated and disgraced and sent to the hellfire.
The Salah is the most beloved action to Allah subhanho wa Taala you look at the questions that companions rhodiola one whom used to ask, they would always ask about the best of matters. They would ask the other Sula, what is the best of deeds yada Sula.
Illallah, this adrc Lola which actions are most beloved to Allah subhanho wa Taala and the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam told them a solid to Allah aka that the prayer on his appointed time is the most beloved deed to Allah subhanho wa Taala more beloved than the recitation of the Quran, more beloved than righteousness to other people, more beloved than any other action that you can think of. He mentioned a solid to Allah waka. So it shows you the great station that it has with Allah subhanaw taala.
You look at what is the first thing that mankind will be held accountable for on the Day of Judgment, that Allah subhanho wa Taala will bring people forth. And at that time, he can ask them about how they spent their time he can ask them about what they did with their wealth and how they earned it. He can ask them about why they committed certain sins. But the very first thing that Allah subhanho wa Taala asks the slave on that day is about the Salah, and if that is perfected, then all the rest of his questioning will be easy. However, if you fall short and is unable to answer, then all of his deeds likewise will fall short as well. Verse showing us again, the
significance of the Salah in Islam and how important it is.
The seventh point, the nature of human beings, is that Allah subhanho wa Taala created us as people to worship Allah subhanho wa Taala Allah subhanho wa Taala explicitly tells us this in the Quran, WA Salatu Jinnah when insha Allah Leah pueden, that I did not create mankind in the jinn, except for my worship. Now why is this so relevant? It's relevant for a number of reasons. Number one, is that this is our identity. Meaning that the lens that we see through see the world through is that of worshipping Allah subhanho wa Taala. So anything that will bring us closer
Allah subhanho wa Taala is an act of worship anything that creates a barrier or distances between us and Allah subhanho wa Taala is an either an act of sin or an act of disbelief or polytheism that we need to stay away from. So that is the lens through which we see the world see the world. Number two, it is a sense of identity and facilitation, meaning that Allah subhanho wa Taala would not oblige us or make not make an obligation something upon us, except that he would make that thing easy for us, meaning that a bada would come easy for us. And this is why the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam tells us who loomo eluding us
that every child who is born in this natural state of goodness of recognizing Allah subhanho wa Taala, and wanting to worship Allah subhanho wa Taala. And that is why before Allah subhanho wa Taala created the physical bodies, he created the source, he created the spirits. And as Allah subhanho wa Taala mentions in Suunto.
He brought them forth in this valley. And he made them testify, unless to be or become, Am I not your Lord? And they said, they said yes, we testify to that. Now, why is this point so important? Because when it comes to philosophy, and that's something that everyone wants to discuss these days, what is the innate nature of a human being? Is he a human being having a spiritual experience? Or is he a spiritual being having a human experience? When this question was raised to the Muslim philosophers, and they were told, no, we are most human beings having a spiritual experience. The Muslims pointed back and they said color, we are a spiritual being having a human experience,
meaning that everything that we do, we are created to worship Allah subhanho wa Taala. And the primary focus of our worship is a Salah. And that is why you will see our whole day revolves around Salah our whole day revolves around Salah.
The eighth point in terms of why Salah is so important is that Salah is what purifies us out of our sins, and also purifies our souls and our hearts. This is a beautiful story from the companions showing the humanistic side. You know, a lot of the times when we think of the companions, we think them to be the superheroes we think them to be these super human beings. But here is an ideal example of how even the companions not the law No, we're human beings just like us.
There is a companion by the name of Abuja, Surat, the Allah juancho, and Appaloosa rajala, Juan, who he used to sell dates, he used to sell dates in the market. And one day, a beautiful woman comes to his store or his shop. And she says, I would like to buy these dates. Several years audio Sir, he says to this woman, he says these dates are good. But if you come to my house, I'll give you some better dates.
You know, this is like, you know, pickup lines from this.
So he says, If you come to my house, I'll give you some better dates. Now, there are two young people, they went back to the house of avolio, Serra de la Hondo. And at that time, I will use the Allahu anhu. He kissed this girl. And then as soon as he kissed this girl, he too had a rude awakening. He was shocked up. He's like, how could I do this? This woman is not allowed for me. He runs out of this house, and he's feeling this guilt and this torment inside of him. It's tearing him apart. So he says, Let me go to the Most Merciful of people, Abu Bakar radi Allahu anhu perhaps he can tell me what to do. So he goes to Abu Bakr radi Allahu anhu and explains the situation in detail
of what happened. And Abu Bakr radi Allahu anhu. He says, hide your sin and make Toba to Allah subhana wa Tada. And this doesn't suffice several years later, he still feels you know, distorted inside, he feels disturbed. So he says let me go to the harshest of individuals. Now, let me go to Ahmed blah, blah, blah. So he goes to the Allahu anhu and tells him exactly what happened. And the Allahu anhu gives him the exact same advice. He says, hide your sin and repent to Allah subhanho wa Taala.
Again, he still doesn't feel comfortable with this advice. He says, Let me finally go to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. So he goes to the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and he explains exactly what happened. But the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he doesn't respond to him. He just sits there quietly. An apple user as each second goes by, it's as if his heart is being squeezed. He loves the Messenger of Allah sallallahu himself.
So much he doesn't want the Messenger of Allah Salam so them to be upset with him or to hate him. It was just an innocent mistake that he made. And at that time, I believe he couldn't hold it anymore. He started crying and he ran away from the mysteries of the processor them as he remained in silence.
So sometime later in the process of them sent a messenger the house of avolio, sir, and he said, Come back to the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam told him, yeah,
go pray to the guys. And this will suffice you just mean go pray to you know knuffel prayers, and this will forgive me for your sins. And at that time, that is when Allah subhanaw taala sent down the verse from certain hood in the Senate, you would have to say that indeed good deeds, wipe away bad deeds. And the companions are the Allahu unknown at that time. They're shocked because vandalized is something specific for yourself. They said Yara Shula? Is this only specifically for him that his sins will be forgiven through salah and the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said no, but has Allah carefreeness No, this is for all of mankind. So that every time you commit a sin,
you perform salah and Allah subhana wa tada forgives you for your sins. And that is why the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says, as narrated in an Susan burn, that when the boatman he goes down to Roku, his sins shed off of his shoulders, and when he goes down into such that he sends shed off to inch off of his shoulders, meaning so every time you're making ruku every time you're making such the sins are falling off of you. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam gives a further example. He says, Take the parable of a man who goes through a river five times a day, and each time he has washed through that river. Do you think at the end of the day, he will have any dirt left on him?
The companion said, No, you're a solo law. And the promises are seldom said such as the example of Salah that will eat shala you're forgiven through your sins. And this is the importance of Salah. Now as my time comes to a conclusion, I want to conclude with some action points that how do we become individuals who established the solar we've seen how important it is, it is a distinguishing factor between heaven and hell. It is the distinguishing factor between believing a being a believer and it is believer. It is the first thing that will be questioned on on the Day of Judgment. It was the legacy of the hardtop it was the legacy of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, Allah
subhanho wa Taala began his book with it. So how do we become people of those who established the salah number one is by surrounding ourselves not only by good people who are morally virtuous, but people who are duly diligent with the Salah. And this is why Ibrahim Ali Salam when he made dua to Allah subhanho wa Taala this dry so particular he said Ravi Jang mo came on the Salatu amines or via tea, he said Oh Allah make me someone who established the salah and for my family, why did he specify his family? The primary reason is yes, he wanted them to go to Paradise you want them to be righteous people, but the secondary reason is that your family is the people that you spend the most
amount of time with. So that if they are people of Salah you will become a person of Salah because when the time comes you will see your family praying you pray inshallah and thus you establish the Salah. So it is very important that you establish salon your household, tell your family about salon its importance. And even when it comes to your friends, when you choose your friends. Choose those people purely based upon the Salah, there are the people who pray their salon times in light to pray in congregation, they promote the virtues of salon encourage the people to make Salah or are the people who are lackadaisical and to the rest of it. So the first thing is surround yourself with
people have salon.
Number two is learn to protect your salon, learn to protect your salon. When shaytan comes to human beings, the very first thing he wants them to neglect is their salon. So that is why you will see the following scenario, that a person who prays his knuffle prayers when shaytan comes and attacks him. He gets him to a stat Who did you get him to neglect his novel prayers. He says don't wake up for tahajjud don't pray the Doha prayers, you're already praying the sinner prayers. Isn't that good enough? Aren't you righteous enough? And that's how it comes to that individual. And then you have the second individual who is establishing his son as well. So shaytan comes to him and he says
you're already performing this the fourth prayers. Why do you need to perform the Sunnah prayers. Don't you know that just by performing the fourth prayers, you're more righteous than the vast majority of mankind. So this person becomes heedless of external prayers. But I asked my dear brothers and sisters, when shaytaan now comes to the person who's only praying
His fourth Salah what is going to happen to that individual shaitaan will tell him leave your fourth Salah you know delayed actually that's how it comes out first he doesn't tell mankind to leave off Salah but he says you know just delayed you're busy with work you're busy with school you're busy with your friends just delayed you know when the time when you have time go and pray that that time and then you will delay it so much that the time will run out and he will say you know what you're already guilty enough for missing one Salah. Why don't you skip the next Salah as well and shallow and Juma comes, you can pray Juma, then you end up missing Juma and then he says, You know what he
is around the corner, why don't you just wait to eat, and then you can start praying again and each time and these are the traps of shaitaan when it comes to solar panel, we all fall into this. So the lesson we have to learn from this, my dear brothers and sisters, is how shaytan attacks us and what we can do to protect ourselves. So rather than being content with just praying your fourth Salah, establish the Sunnah prayers established enough of prayers. And you will see that when shaitan comes in attacks you the only thing he'll be able to take away is your non obligatory prayers until your mind goes back up again. And you start establishing those prayers again. The third and last point I
will mention is understanding your Salah, understanding your Salah. Now, what does this actually mean? I'll have to give you a bigger prelude to this. If you look at the five pillars of Islam, Allah subhanho wa Taala establishes the five pillars of Islam, to take us out of slavery and servitude to this world, and to take us into the servitude of Allah subhanho wa Taala. So you start off with the Shahada of saying that there's no one worthy of worship besides Allah subhanho wa Taala. This establishes an emotional bond, a spiritual connection with Allah subhanho wa Taala that Allah created you, Allah sustains you, and thus he is the only one who has the right to be
worshipped. You look at
the case to free ourselves from the desire and greed of wealth, and to take us away from the slavery of wealth so that we don't become servants to it, but rather the wealth becomes in our service, and that we give it out in the way of Allah subhanho wa Taala. You look at fasting, it takes us away from the slavery of constantly desiring food and constantly desiring marital relations and this for a whole month. During the daytime, we abstained from it to remind us that we should be servants of Allah subhanho wa Taala and not servants of these desires. And then you look at Hajj and hij a combines all of the pillars of Islam. It combines the hardship of giving wealth, it combines the
hardship of restraining from desires, it combines the hardship of praying it combines the hardship, of recognizing the significance of where you are and worshiping Allah subhanho wa Taala alone. But what about the Salah? What does the salon take you out of what slavery is salon taking you out of the salon is there to remind you that the greatest relationship you have is the relationship with Allah subhanho wa Taala. So you could be with your wife, you could be with your kids, you could be with your parents. And when the warden says hi, ya know,
you get up and you go for Salah, a reminder that you are there to pray to Allah subhanho wa Taala and that is the greatest relationship in your life. And this is why when you start the Salah, you can start the Salah with so many as God, you could have started off by saying Alhamdulillah you could have started off by saying Subhana Allah you could have started off by saying that Allah, but Allah subhanho wa Taala chose the phrase, Allahu Akbar, there's no one greater than Allah, to remind us that the greatest relationship we have in this world is with Allah subhanho wa Taala. And that is why if you learn the words of salein, their significance, you will see it will have a great effect
upon you and your Salah, and that you will be able to attain more for sure. And you'll want to be all those people who establishes the Salah, merely by just understanding this one phrase, of Allahu Akbar. It changes everything in our lives. And that is why the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he tells us that when one of you stands up for Salah, he has a private conversation with his Lord your God. So let him look in terms of how he establishes his prayer. Meaning that when you're standing Salah you're conversing with Allah subhanho wa Taala. So be someone who is attentive, be someone who is conscious, know what you're saying in Salah because you're conversing with your very
creator and that is why our
predecessor's said that if you want a lawyer to speak to you open up the Koran for that is the speech of Allah subhanho wa Taala. And if you want to speak to Allah subhanho wa Taala establish the salah, because that is your conversation with Allah subhanho wa Taala. So let us repeat these three action points. Number one, surrounding yourself with people who are truly diligent in their Salah, and starting off with your family first, because those are the people you establish the most amount of time with. Number two, by protecting your Salah that she doesn't want to come and attack you. So if you're establishing your reference in the president shutdown comes and attacks you, that's what
he'll be able to take away and not your fourth prayers. And thirdly, understand the meanings and the words of Salah. And that when you say Allahu Akbar, you're testifying to the fact that there's no greater relationship in your life than that of Allah subhanho wa Taala. I conclude my talk by making the drought Ibrahim and asking Allah subhanho wa Taala by making us people who established the salah and from our families as well, and that Allah subhanho wa Taala forgives us and all of our families and all of the believers Subhana Allah, Mohammed Nick Shinola, and a stockbroker, lake was Salam alaykum warahmatullahi wabarakatu. Number two, by protecting your Salah that she doesn't want to
come and attack you. So if you're establishing your reference in the press, when she comes and attacks you, that's what he'll be able to take away and not your fourth prayers. And thirdly, understand the meanings and the words of Salah. And that when you say Allahu Akbar, you're testifying to the fact that there is no greater relationship in your life than that of Allah subhana wa Tada. I conclude my talk by making the Dr. Ibrahim and asking Allah subhana wa Taala by making us people who established the salah and from our families as well, and that Allah subhanho wa Taala forgives us and all of our families and all of the believers Subhana Allah hamo behind the Shinola.
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