Prayers of the Pious – Episode 24 – Your Beautiful Veil

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Omar Suleiman

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the beautiful du’a of Sufyan ibn ‘Uyaynah, and the benefits of privatizing our good deeds as we do our sins.

[ Day 24 Du’a ]

اللَّهُمَّ اسْتُرْنَا بِسِتْرِكَ الجَمِيْلِ ، وَاجْعَلْ تَحْتَ السِّتْرَ مَا تَرْضَى بِهِ عَنَّا

“O Allah, veil us with Your beautiful veil and place beneath that veil what will please You from us.”

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So now I want to come up with saliva cats, everyone welcome back to prayers of the pious.

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So if you haven't been there yet, you know, Rahim Allah was the great student of Sufyan authority. May Allah have mercy on him. And so if he hadn't been Ariana teaches us a beautiful drought that matches some of the supplications for sincerity. And one of the things that I noticed as I was preparing for the series, and going through the books, is that most of the supplications of the pious predecessors were for sincerity, which shows you where their priorities were, but each one of them gives us something different. So one person asked a lot to excuse the disgrace in private because they have the good that they do in public one person asked a lot to to make them better than

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what people assume and forgive them from what they don't know. There are different ways that the seller or the pious predecessors used to verbalize this in their day. So if you hadn't been arena, Rahim Allah, He says, Allah sadhana be cyndrical Jamil O Allah, veil us with your beautiful Ville. Once you had attacked us Sidra Matata la B he was on tactus it man tobyhanna and place beneath that beautiful veil? What will please us, or what will please you from us. So once again, a little avail us with your beautiful veil and placed beneath that veil? What will please you from us? What makes this so beautiful is that you're not just asking Allah to not make you a hypocrite and to not allow

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your private disgrace to ruin your public good or to not allow that discrepancy to grow to a point that it renders you a hypocrite. But you're actually asking Allah subhana wa tada to have some good deeds that are so beautiful, that even the veil doesn't do it justice, right. And that's what I'm full of. And I adore him Allah said that the pious predecessors used to hide their good deeds, with the same vigilance that they hid their sense that they were as protective of their good deeds as they were of their sins. When you get to that point where your good deeds become so precious between you and Allah subhanaw taala, that you feel that if someone is gazing into that private devotion

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between you and Allah pantai that they're almost intruding on a beautiful relationship. That's when you know that you are attaining a level of excellence, a level of excellence that you're starting to enjoy private whispers between you and Allah, private deeds of devotion that you wouldn't even want your spouse to know, because it's too sacred and it cheapens it when other people lay their eyes on it so you save the best for that which no one else sees, but Allah subhanaw taala So again, the supplication a llama Stoughton IBC threequel jahmene Allah beautify us or I'm sorry. Oh, La Valle us with your beautiful Vale what's your attack the city martaba Deanna and placed beneath that veil?

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What will please you from us a llama I mean, the zachman will hide on See you all next time in sha Allah wa Salaam Alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh