Ramadan Session – EP07 Salah The Greatest Gift
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Br. Farhan talks about a gift that was bestowed upon this Ummah from Allah (SWT). This gift is the Salah. If you don’t know how the salah is a gift for us, please watch this explanation.
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Hello, welcome to another day of Ramadan prep. Today we have with us a very special guest for the for kind of those ease, really honored to have him here. And before we get started, just go ahead and Facebook and text and email all your friends and family let them know we're about to get started. So we can all share this book up together. Today's topic is very awesome. It's about Salah, but from a very different angle, so a lot as a gift from Allah subhanaw taala. And for out of those ease, I just want to introduce the brother. He's a very active guy, and awesome Hadid, somebody I really look up to. And he's also a product of the dream program at Vienna Institute. And of course,
also soon of the Institute, studied many other places and is also a doctor in training konkola a medical resident. Without any further ado, we'll get started
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So now, from the letter of anatomy, most letters sent out to the left while he was in Santa Monica and everyone watching today. Welcome to the program, Michelle lots things a great initiative, and I'm happy to be have a chance to be part of it. As bill Abdullah mentioned, the topic for today is soda. But looking at it from the perspective as a gift for the oma. And so before we get into the topic, actually, I just want to kind of give a little a quick background, the process I sent him he says that.
And I didn't tell him at this authentic event venue, I have a whole lot. So he had these the prompts that I've said that have to fill out well now you have what I had, when I got to the to the last one that I had, he says that I have indeed been threatened in the way of a law that no one has been threatened before. And I have suffered or you have suffered in the way of a law like you no one else has suffered before. And then he says one of that's one of the attacks aleja and benei phenethylamine binyomin weleda he says 30 days and nights came upon me 30 days and nights 191 ev that I'm on yakou Kevin and he says be added on line Oh and I didn't have any food that any creature
could eat even the smallest morsel of food that any creature could eat. We didn't have that for 30 days and nights he says Illa shame on us he it will be done except for banana peeler about what he was able to hide under his armpit and bring to the rough size center. So you can we can talk about the test of the profit all that he went through everything. I'm just I just thought maybe this narration will give you a very fair idea of what the process of him suffered and went through. Now having said that, I
had eaten soluble Heidi she asked the pups I said limb hell alayka Yeoman, can I set them in yummy offered? Has there come upon a day upon you have a sort of law a day that was more difficult to you? Then the day of the battle or the day in which Muslims tooth tooth was broken, and his cheek was gash, and his hammer was smashed into his head. So I sent him his shoulder he was injured he was he lost many of his companions and his loved ones, his uncle Hamza, who he lost so much on that day, and he suffered so much the next time I send them. In fact, the rumor even went out that he died.
So I even knowing how difficult that was she asked the Prophet has been has there been a day more difficult than that day? And the promise I sent him says that yes, the data was more difficult than that day was Yamanaka also known as young a thought if the data person on one thought if Now, before we talk about thoughts briefly, let me just give you a few events that happened before five thought of when the President of Russia thought if he saw that the doors of dalla and Mecca were close, completely closed, no one was listening. And this actually happened after the death of a daughter of a thought of his uncle was giving the Protestant and protection
when a lot of died, their protection was gone. And there was a god so bad set to the point that nobody's this beat like slaves and nobody's in the streets of Mecca would come with dirt and just dump it on the person's head. And he they were threatening him with his life. And actually embleton have died in what's known as Iman hasn't the year of sorrow, which is the last year and an embargo that lasted for three years against the Muslims. Now, I will thought it suffered a lot. The person has suffered a lot and I will tell him this this embargo happened because grace told us to hand over the prompts and send them to be killed and refused. When he refused they said okay, we're gonna
boycott you until you hand him over. So they were trying to kill the promise I said I'm gonna law says what a VM guru we can
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Caught on lm caught on law. One long call you're on Mac eating law says that the people of disbelief were planning to imprison you or to kill you or to drive you out of your home. But LSA is the plan and a lot of plans and a lot of the best of planners. So embleton have died that the the, the punishment or the torture and the attempts of life, the president increased the people who refuse to accept the Dalai Lama. Not only that, but two months most narrations say two months after this Bible. Khadija was the wife of the Prophet I sent him the one who supported him through thick and thin the positive said about her. And it's been a couple of beingness that she believed in me when
others this believed in me. Well, that's me. Hina cuz WNS and she supported me and believed in me when others have rejected me. Why should I get anything mad if he manaea hanaa harmony and NASA and she gave me she shared with me her wealth, when other people deprived me of their wealth, the poems that have loved her so much imagine all what you went through outside from the difficulties and the torture. And he sees a Sahaba going through what they're going through.
And not only that, but he lost to some of his children died at a young age and but by the time the death of Khadija came to have his children had already died, Qasim and Abdullah as babies. So all these tests the resident comes in to when he comes home after suffering already suffers and he sees the face of his wife Khadija is as of all the sorrows go away, she was the comfort in the pillar supporting the process and them emotionally, psychologically, financially. So the profit loss level thought it and lost Khadija. And so then he goes to life, he sees the Croatia refuse to give dialysis except to Tao, he goes to five. Now what's interesting is the process of selling he
couldn't leave openly and let him know that he's leaving. So what he did was he walked away with David had he been his adopted son. Now when the rest of them walked away that when the people see the props that I'm walking with his adopted son, they don't think anything. It's normal, the prophets walking with his adopted son.
He didn't take a camel, he didn't take a horse or a mule or a donkey, nothing just walking with Zane and his staff. And his brothers and sisters is over 60 miles away from Mecca. And the person walked in, without food without water, nothing. And he walked it having suffered while he suffered from a crash. And he walked it with his heart full of hope that perhaps that people have thought it will accept the message of Islam. He reaches for it. And by the way, when he leaves, he leaves behind four daughters at home. He has four daughters, his wife Khadija has passed away, he's leaving them behind them the heart of a father, the father. Imagine how he's feeling that Mohammed, the
messengers I sent him is feeling sad, because the people are rejecting the call of Allah. Now husband and the father is is being his heart is torn. He's leaving his children behind, for children without someone to take care of them. And he left and he five brothers and sisters didn't last one day. It lasted an urgency between 10 to 15 days. And most narrations say 10 below them. But at least 10 days of offseason left Mecca to go to the people of thought if he goes in, he presents himself to the three leaders or three brothers. He tells the first person the message of Allah and the leader responsive hasn't I'm saying that I am going to tear the cloth of the Gabba. If Allah sent you as a
prophet, mocking him, he goes to the second second person. And the second person says that a lot I find anyone other than you to send as a prophet. I mean, he sent you out of all people. Again, mockery, the third person he talks to him, and the man tells him Look, if you're a prophet, then you're way too high and noble for me to to to be is not befitting of me to talk to you because you're too holy. And if you're not if you're not a prophet, then you're a liar. And it's not befitting for me to talk to a liar. Now the prophet like I said, so I sent him spent 10 to 15 days and five so there was no one who presented the message to accept that they rejected the message and
to hasten his exit from thought that the the sent the ignorant in the in the children and the slaves to to chase away the prophesied send them so it's a different height than the prophet or being chased by groups of people. And it's the narration say that they were stoning the prophesized celeb, and Zayn was trying to protect the Prophet, but he was he was doing what he could, but there's groups and imagine dozens and dozens of people, chasing the Prophet yelling at the prophet and stoning the Prophet. So Zane was actually struck in his head and in some nations, he actually suffered a fracture A lot of you definitely suffered, he suffered a head injury. The promise I sent
him and said that he never rose his foot to walk except that it was struck with a stone and from his shins down. He was bleeding until the noble butter the Pops I sent him was spilled on the ground and the earth of thought.
Even they said that his his shoes were sticking to his feet from the blood slicer and the President himself. He says that, when he left thought, in the same Hadid when he asked the professor Selim has
They're coming down upon you harder than he says I left five. And I was so overwhelmed with emotion and sadness and grief and confusion that I didn't even know I wasn't aware of my surroundings until I reached the harlot, which is a place more than 20 miles from life. Imagine that the profits working so I said, running away from the people. And he says he was so overwhelmed. He didn't even know where he was aware of his surroundings for 20 miles less than 20 plus miles. Now
these ignorant people chase the profit, so I sent him a chasing him and stoning him and everything. And you know how long that lasted for was it just until the border of the town one minute, two minutes.
His eyes lm was chased and being stoned and cursed and yelled at until he reached a garden, which is more than two miles away from five.
That's two consecutive miles that he was being stoned and chased into exercise.
Finally, you want to enter into this garden who was owned by two of the biggest enemies of Islam, in Mecca.
He finally the groups finally left him and they went back to life. And they're the apostles have made the famous new hotness a week. But without question that the meaning of the Hadith is full of the Spirit of number one prophet. When he said, Oh Allah, I eat at school, football, what do you have ability to do. And that's all up to you only a complain my sorrows and the weakening of my strength and the scarcity of my resources, and my humiliation in front of the people until the end of the day. Now, brothers after all this happened, the process that I'm finding gets back to Mecca, and because I will never die and he doesn't have protection, he can't even get back into his own
city. He can't even enter into his own home. He had to stay outside of Mecca.
Lie he says that the President went to a lot of a lot and he stayed there for a few nights sending messages to different people who will offer him protection. And he's I said wasn't, he knew he understood the situation. So he sent it to people who were able to and who might be willing to give him protection. But they kept refusing until finally what what that made me I think he gave the customer protection and the profit and finally was able to come back into Mecca. After all this, imagine the sorrows of the system and the grief of the parties that have at that point. Allah Subhana Allah sent into the reality sent him after all these incidents to the prophet and narration
and Bukhari and Muslim and I'm going to kind of share with you both narrations because each has different components of the story about southern states. He was sitting next to debates of Allah, the house of Allah, and the Angel Angel bill came to him and he opened up his abdomen, he washed the inside of his abdomen with the Zim Zim, and he had a golden platter full of demand and wisdom. And this golden platter, his heart was put in it and filled with a man and wisdom. And the President said he was presented with an animal that was white smaller than the mule larger than a donkey known as Buddha. And the rest of them wrote on this animal and the narration says that the Buddha would
take one step, there would be as far as the horizon so as far as the eye can see, so it's like the earth is wrapping in front of the processor. And he went to the upside and Philistine
and their size, the size that I'm tied buraq to the same ring that the profits before him would tie
their their rights to, and he went into muscle ups on you pray tonight, guys, some narration say not in ohanian with some other narration say he actually led the prophets in prayer. Hello, Adam. Either way after that. He then ascended with Jelani sent him to the heavens. And when he got to the first heaven, the the gate, the angels of the gates of the first heaven told interpret, they said, Who Who is this man had? And he said, Jerry, this is Jerry. And then they said, who is with you? And he said Mohammed's lesson. And so they said, has he been sent for audison has he been sent for? And so they come in and they say they asked this question, how does the Scottish man like has someone from the
earth as a human being while still alive in the earth been sent for to come up to the heavens, Allah? What an honor. And then things are being said yes. And they said, Mara, haben be you want a name and Mooji Pooja, he says, Welcome to him and what a What up like a great coming. This is my son, and he comes into the first seven and he sees as an artist, as an artist, an emcee, so loved him welcomes him. Second heaven he sees different prophets as he ascends up to seven heavens, every time they get to the having the same conversation happens. Who are you to bring it to them? Who's with you, my homicide setup has been sent for Yes, welcoming what a wait greet coming this is of his
until finally you get to the seventh heaven and he sees beighton Mahmoud. Now based on my mood is the equivalent of what's the cabinet is on Earth. Basically, my mood is equivalent in the skies and what the cabinet is on earth.
And the President even said that 70,000 angels go to the to the Mahmoud every day, to worship Allah. Just like in this world. We have people go to Hamas.
had to go to the cabin worship Allah 70,000 angels go to worship Allah at the beta mode, and they never, ever returned again. And this happens every day, meaning every day there is a unique set of 70,000 angels worshipping Allah. This is the vastness of the creation of a love. No after this person says he saw cigarettes in one day, which is his tree, that's the last element as at the end of the last part of, you know, the seminar what the skies and by the way, I was terming it heavens summit, the first heaven second Heaven, that doesn't mean paradise. Heaven means I'm referring to as a sky, there's seven different skies. So that is what that is seven, the trees at the end of the
seven heavens after which is the house of Allah after which is paradise. In fact, the narration says that there were four rivers flowing next to this tree. So both of them said, What are these rivers? So he said, I'm told the Prophet two are hidden, two are open, the two that are hidden are two from Paradise. So there's rivers from Paradise, the prophet witness with his own eyes flowing next to this tree. And the two from this world are, are the President was told us the equivalent of the Nile, Nile River and the Euphrates, meaning these rivers are so blessed, and they give so much blessing to the people that there's the equivalent of that in the sunlight. Either way, the Prophet
says, I looked at it and it's its leaves were like, the trees that I'm sorry that its leaves were like the ears of elephants, humongous leaves, he's trying to describe besides that, and he's saying its fruits were like the large vessels in this present day city and behind, there are no to have big, big, big vessels. And then he says that I've said that Allah commanded it to change. And he says, There is no one. No human being is no one created, who is able to describe the beauty of that tree? So imagine what the beauty of the trees of gender inside general like. And the Prophet says, haven't seen all this. And he's told to go forward. And he tells you but at least
if he hadn't, we'll do it through continue hanina you're telling me to go forward by myself? Is this the place where the best friend your
best friend? Are you going to leave me at this point? And to be honest, I'm the one who brings away to all the prophecies. Yeah, so Allah, they couldn't imagine that a common man who we each have a no one position or messenger of Allah, I can't go where you're about to go
in the process. And again, keep in mind the sadness and the grief that he just went through. And he goes and he he he goes past this place where no one has gone before and Allah he talks to Allah subhanaw taala directly. And Allah subhanaw taala gives him a gift. He gives him the prescription for 55 zero 50 prayers a day.
Imagine that you know when you give a gift to someone
you can give a gift you could just come home one day and have a you know some flowers and just say throw it on the on the kitchen table and say hey, you know Sweetie, honey, your wife and he said here, here's some flowers for you. And she'll, she'll appreciate it without question. She'll appreciate it. But you didn't really do it with style. You know, I'm saying you just came in and dropped it on the table. Here you go and it's a brownie ready yet. That doesn't really work like that. If you want to really make it worthwhile you you know you wrap it up beautifully. You surprise maybe you hide in your jacket as you come in and you hide a card underneath your pillow and you do
all these nice things and maybe you make dinner for her and you light some candles that was awesome. So you know that you know,
depending on their presentation and the way the gift is given it means more to the person. Brothers and sisters No, no command from a lot was ever ever revealed
in the heavens except for prayer. Everything jihad, FISA vitola fasting Hajj, you know, hijab, whatever it is, any Command of Allah has come down when the Prophet was on the earth and gibreel was sent as a messenger. But for this special gift, a lot is a want to send it down through jabril allow us to bring the prophet to himself. And we give the promises that him himself directly in a direct conversation, this gift to the Prophet for him and for his alma.
So now when we have to think about our fifth, it was 50 prayers, but eventually got reduced to five. When we think about our prayers. Do we think of it as a gift from Allah that we cherish and we honor and we love? Or do we think of as a test that man, it's not that especially I got a bench 300 blanket off on my chest to get up and pray? How do we look at it? Because if we understood it's a gift from Allah, then we will love this gift. And if we love Allah, we will love to worship Allah by the gift which he gave us.
It's a gift from Allah.
And that's why you know, it's there. Even the positive things that was said about the property that hasn't been who Mr. fizzy is so now what if he ever got worried about something if he was concerned, he would rush to the prayer
and find comfort in the prayer. He will tell began
Make the Kaabah ob LAN so we can have comfort in prayer, comfort and prayer. Is our prayer give us comfort brothers and sisters or do we think of it as a burden? You know what's interesting is that if you ask somebody like
those of you who played sports, football or soccer or basketball, whatever sport you play, you know, you could play basketball for two hours straight, and you'll be sore, you might take a few elbows, you might get bloodied, whatever you You're sweating, you don't smell good. You're guarding a guy who's sweating and covered in sweat and doesn't smell good, and you're tired and but you keep playing. And not only do you keep playing, you keep enjoying it.
But when your mom tells you can you wash the dishes after dinner?
You're like, yeah, Allah, I have to spend two minutes of my life washing the dishes, it's like more heavier than the mountain. And it's only like, like three plates in the in the, in the scene, you gotta watch this, like, it's like torture for those two minutes. Why? Why can when you're watching this, and you're still on the AC, you're still comfortable. You got some cool water, you know, you're you're not sweating, you're not hot, you're not tired, you're not sore, you're just watching some dishes. But it's difficult. But two hours of basketball, when you're sweating, and you're hot and you're tired and you're sore, two hours isn't enough and you want to keep playing. Why?
Because of the difference in perspective and how we look at our prayer. You see, because we hate washing dishes, two minutes is too much. But because we love playing basketball or whatever you love to do two hours is too little. Now if we love Salah, and if we understood it as a gift, then when the Imam starts reciting anything longer than students in the class would like him to laugh, because nowadays, it's not a class and Chef slow it down. I mean speed up to speed it up quicker prayers, shorter pseudos it's too long. But if we enjoy our prayer, we wish the man would keep going on and on. And we wouldn't feel it, we would want him to go more and more now.
Now, the problem is I sent him loved his prayer. He loved this aura. And this transferred the oma understood this as a gift. In fact, the Sahaba were fighting against this tribe called you haina. And they stopped in the in the middle of the battle they had to pray. So lots of thought. And so the enemies of Allah when they saw the Muslims pray, though, they said, Man, if we attack them at this point, we could have defeated them. Just one just a full fledged attack while they're praying. And look, they didn't even leave their prayer in the middle of battle.
No matter what state you're in. But as assistance even if you're on your deathbed, and you have to pray, you pray. And if you don't have the strength to stand up, you pray sitting, if you can't print sitting, you just lie down. You can't even do that with your eyes, you have to pray. And one time I was in the operating room as a student and I was in the surgery, and then what happened was emergency case came in, they didn't have anybody to help the doctor. So they need an extra pair of hands. So they told me, You know, I was an NSC rotation. And they told me, you have to scrub it and help them the case during surgery and I had pre loaded yet I hadn't pre loaded yet. And the
surgeries and go along until awesome. So I literally had two priests, priests lots of the hook standing in the or while I'm upgrading them somebody helping the doctor operate. But you have to pray. No, there's no if I didn't pray long, I don't have excuse in front of Allah subhanaw taala no matter what your condition, you have to pray the Sahaba when the when the correct one the enemies of another tribe of jehane drainer. They said that, if we attack them ago, then you know what they said? They said in the lucetta team, so right here in a minute, I would add that.
to them. It isn't a cup of prayer to them next, they want to attack them at this time and awesome. They're saying there's an apprentice and to come to them that is more love to them than their own children.
This is how much the love so now can you imagine the love so that more than their own children there's perhaps no greater love than the love of a mother for her daughter or or her son or the love of a father for his child.
But the love sent out more now
I want to share with you brothers and sisters some some points on solder some points on so that how can we view it as a gift and before I get into the the the main part and I want to share with you just some things. Number one is what's interesting is that is that, you know when we when we're born, if we're born into Islam, born to Muslim parents, what's the first thing we hear in our ears?
The first thing we hear is that the call to prayer. It's a signal that when the child is born, the event is called in their ear. And you know what happens? We hear that and but we obviously don't pray. We're a one minute old child. We don't have the ability to even open our eyes yet maybe so how do we expect to pray? Obviously you don't pray but you hear the call to prayer. Now the last thing that's done before you leave this world is what
salata janessa the funeral prayer, and when that prayer is prayed, there is no event that is called, but the prayer is made.
It's as if our life is between then and pray.
Between the call to prayer and prayer itself, that's how important so that is in our lives. And if you think about there was there was a reason why so that went from 50 down ultimately to five, because it was 15 like we're praying every 20 minutes a day, every 20 every 20 minutes, we're praying in front of the prayer, and we couldn't do anything else. But it's as if Allah is teaching us that the most important thing in your life is prayer. And that's why the people have genma they're going to be sitting in genda and they're going to be talking about the people hellfire. And Allah says in
her belly, I mean, Fijian tea
Jeremy masaka comfy circle, the people of gender the people the right hand will be asking about the the centers and the criminals and they will ask them what caused you to get into Hellfire and the first reason they give why we are now in Hell is on Oh, neck, Amina Mussolini. We didn't used to pray. We were never amongst those who would pray. So the people of Hellfire are in Hellfire because they didn't pray. So prayer is the most important thing in our lives better than sisters. Now let me share with you some gems and how this is a gift from Allah subhanho wa Taala. Number one, know that you are talking to Allah in your prayer, you are talking to Allah subhanaw taala. And if I just to
give you a simple example, if I told you that, let's say whoever you look up to the most the biggest athlete or the biggest superstar or the biggest, you know, whatever, let's say Kobe Bryant gives you a call, he calls you on your on your personal cell phone and says Hey, what's up, man? You know, so I see how you're doing and he talks to you, you would be so happy. You'd be like man, or you would be tweeting in the Facebook game you call your friend like, hey, Kobe Bryant has called me man. And two minutes later call the same friend again and say By the way, just in case you forgot, Kobe Bryant caught me. Now imagine that as this is Kobe cares. He's not even not even a Muslim. What
about if I told you when you talk to Allah and Allah talks to you in prayer?
How? How should that make you feel? How should that make you feel? The Creator of the heavens and the earth is talking to you directly, even if I'm a sinner, alongside some even five commits so many sins, even if you commit so many sins, a lot talks to you in prayer. The President sent us a hadith in the comments on the in the manual for the unborn key for you when he sees one one of you stands to pray, you are talking to Allah and confiding in Allah. So everyone looked what manner in which he talks.
You know, a lesson that tells Moosa honey cinnamon suta he says he asked him a question. He says, What about Tinder can be Amina kiya Musa? Or Musa what is that in your right hand? So musante Instagram says it's it's my he had a staff in his hand, all he outside.
Now, did he stop there? Did he say anything else? If I'm holding if I'm holding this iPad in my hand, he said what's in my hand? It's an iPad. Simple, simple question. simple answer.
So moosari Senado doesn't stop there. He sees either he RSI, then he says, What can I lean upon? It was the one who should we have heard me and I use it with my with my cattle when he if you have it bolted on? I have a lot of other uses for it to keep it going on and on about the about the staff? Does he care about the staff that much? Let me give you an example. You know, when somebody gets engaged, you see brothers and sister they just got newly engaged or newlywed, you see the guy who's sitting around and just kind of stares off into space. And he's just like,
because he's in love. You know, he's like, he's so especially the opening stages of marriage after that alone and we'll leave that for for you to decide what happens. But at the beginning of the initial stage, man, don't look for any excuse to talk, you know, maybe the the the sister sees her husband, or her fiance, whatever wearing this, like a nice shirt. She's like, wow, your shirt looks really really, really, really, really pretty. And the guy's like, you know what this shirt is actually 100% cotton and it's I bought it from Kohl's and you know, or wherever you guys shot Macy's or JC Penney and you know it was actually $35 but I got it for you know 3499 I got this awesome sale
and like he just goes on and on about this shirt. Now guys, you care about shirts, man, jewelry or whatever you wear. You don't really care. But why are you going on and on about the shirt? You don't care about the ship, all you care about is the one you're talking to. And because you enjoy talking to your wife or fiance or whatever. You can go on and on about the most random things. musante cinemas asked by Allah, what is in your hand, it's my staff but he doesn't stop why he goes on and on about his staff, because he loves talking to Alice.
Now you and I brothers This is when we stand to pray to Allah. We talked a lot. We talked to Allah directly. So the fact he has actually conversation between us and Allah we see him that anatomy Allah response to us, how many have the man or hang
on to the end of the headaches? It was a lot of talk to us. We talked a lot. Number two, what can we some, just some some points
Before we get to the main course and I know it's already 25 minutes into the speech and we haven't gotten to the main part of the talk, but let me just share with you a couple more gems. Number two, not only are you talking to Allah parents Allah, but Allah mentions you, when you when you pray, what do I mean by that? Allah Subhana sees in the Quran and Sunnah hunka boot, he says numa here in a camino kita.
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one long we are unlimited.
Allah save and recite from what we have revealed to you from the book to put on and establish the prayer for certainly prayer prevents you from evil and wicked deeds, then Allah says in the remembrance of Allah is greater and Allah knows what you do. Now the question is, is what is the remembrance of Allah is greater mean?
Allah says, a famous solitary victory establish a pair for my remembrance. So does this part of the verse when I think Well, I mean, that the important part of prayer is remembering Allah, Abdullah bass, he asked this question, so I'm believing there'll be another Sahaba and he says, What is what does it mean? And so this Javi says, I'm not gonna be on he says that they could lie but tests to be done anyway. I mean, when we remember Allah, when we say Subhana, Allah Allah, Allah, Allah hamdulillah when we remember a lot like this, that's what's more greater that's what's more important. That's what's important in prayer that you remember Allah and bass tells him know what
this means is when they could let it go to LA he can act BARROWMAN, Vic recomiendo that allows remembrance of you is greater than your remembrance of Allah. And he recited the verses
caroni of Allah says remember me I will remember you. So when you're standing to pray to Allah, Allah and remembering Allah, Allah remembers you and to give you an example what land method Allah but this may make you understand it better imagine you walk into like a convention and faster like you know, it's the convention or some huge convention with like, you know, 20 30,000 people there and you walk in and your favorite chef maybe you should have some coffee or you know, shut up announcer but no matter the Hon or what your favorite speakers up on the on the stage and in front of this huge crowd 30,000 people he sees you walk in you and he's like, Santa Monica, Santa Monica,
you know whatever your food that he calls in the middle of the speech in front of everyone he interrupts his speech and he calls you by your name he might be like, makes you feel good, right? Like man, he remember he Thank you very much.
Last we had a loss of bandwidth that mentions your name in a gathering better than any game that we could have in this role. Angels are in the Presence of Allah.
Allah mentions your name.
Think about that. Not only that, that offseason, um, he says to be a new God. He goes to him one day, and he tells him and he did say in the American in the lab, and he says, he sees a
he sees that.
And this is in Bukhari Muslim Muslims he's in Allah azza wa jal, Mr. Ronnie and ultra Alec, let me akula Dina cafaro he says Ally's commanded me to recite to you sort of a sort of a you know.
And so, today Imagine if the Prophet came and told you Allah has commanded me to recite to you a surah.
So you know always question was, he said it was Ambani. That Alon mentioned my name mentioned me above the shovel above the seven heavens on the elevated above the Throne of Allah. Allah above all of this mentioned me one slave from all the slaves of Allah the billions of people and there's Allah mentioned me by my name, I was the money. And the Prophet said yes, he said recite. He told me to recite to obey, he mentioned your name and obey then the burqa obey he began crying. Yeah Allah Allah mentioned my name.
Can you understand what that means? When every time you pray or you remember Allah, Allah remembers you it's amazing if we understood that it changes our perspective on sada Not only that, number three, not only does a lot talk to you and you talk to Allah, now there's a lot of mention your you by name, Allah subhana wa, tada looks at you when you pray. You mean the center alone sent me directly amongst all the other billions of people? A lot gives me personal time. Yes, the president sent us a hadith that he says in the Latin American viscera, but he does so later on for that interview, Allah commanded you to pray. So when you pray, don't turn away. And the other might say
doesn't mean but with your eyes, that's of course a given. But what's the original meaning of the head it actually is with your heart, meaning when you pray to Allah, don't start thinking about other things, focus on the last panel data, have some said for that. And if you do
Don't turn away with your heart or your eyes. Why? For in Alliance evil watch how old he was. You have de Sadat, he
says Allah faces his slave when he prays.
He faces his face towards the face of his slave when he prays so long as asleep doesn't turn away.
Can you imagine that? A muscle that faces us, gives us one on one time every Muslim who prays that's Do you understand why so as a gift from Allah now we know all what it said it's already been almost half an hour. A whole lot I said actually isn't the main part of how I want to just what is just one aspect of how Sunnah is a gift for the ummah. And so what I want to share with you, in conclusion, I guess is really the meat but for the sake of time where you have to use it as a conclusion is that Salah is a gift from Allah for us. And Sunnah.
Prayer is actually a means of forgiveness for our sins. And let me I'm going to just walk you through the steps of prayer, and how in the different steps of prayer Allah subhanaw taala forgives our sins based on this prayer. And once you once we get to the end, you'll see Wow, sada truly is a gift. Number one, and if you want to take notes, I advise you to do so actually, or watch this again, because really, if you understand these things, it completely changes your perspective on prayer. Number one,
in the process, enemy setting sahadi as required by our era, the five daily prayers and the dramatic drama between East German between each of the five prayers is an expiation of the sins committed between those times. He says, so long as one is not guilty of major sins. So when you pay 500 and then you praise God, whatever small sins you have committed between those two times are forgiven by Allah subhana wa.
And between volta NASA when you pray, this minor sins are forgiven and between Juma to Juma so the whole week long whatever minor sins you have committed, are wiped away by virtue of you attending Sonata Juma. So prayer in and of itself is an exploration of all minor sins. Number two,
the promise that I'm said in a hadith Sahih Muslim mentor but fast and will do her Rajat hopper young woman just said he had that mentality of that he said when one makes will do, and he does it properly, then his sins are washed away until they're what to the extent that they are washed away and they come out from beneath your fingernails mean the extent of your body. Everything is washing away another Hadid also saw a Muslim, the professor said he had to have done Muslim movement. When the Muslim or the believer the movement makes will do. For cassava when he washes his face. He says Adam says hello German YG he couldn't do hoppy as in Nevada in a hobby in a man Matt Omaha hurry
Katrina. He says that when you wash your face, every sin that your eyes have committed, whatever harm that we may have looked at that we did lower our gaze we're supposed to lower our gaze or spied on someone we shouldn't have spied on someone, whatever we our eyes have committed. The President says when you wash your face, when you make will do all the sins Your eyes have committed, wash away with the water or with the last drop of water. Then he says I'm continued when you wash your hands, every sin your hand has committed as washed away, and when you wash that your hands have committed and when you wash your feet,
every sin that your feet walk towards is washed away with a dribble with water with the last drop of water until these days had Raja a predominant nakiya minute loop until he comes out of making the loop free of sin Can you imagine you make will do and your sins are washed away. So this whole process of prayer is a cleansing of our sins. So before you even begin prayer, Your sins are washed away. So now brothers and sisters, even if you have will do make will do again before prayer and think when you're making will do to have crucial and humility and concentration in prayer. Think when you're making will do as you wash your hands, you're washing away the sins of your hands. When
you wash your mouth, you're washing away the sins of the tongue when you wash your face, you're washing away the sins of the eyes, and then you It makes you humble to lie. Just like when we go to Hajj you know before we go to the house of a lot to make the life we go to how often I don't happen to the ninth of the hedger. Too often a father happens to the 10th 11th or 12th of the you first before going to go into the house of Allah, you must first cleanse your sins and all your sins are wiped away. And the President said in a hadith that there is no day in which people are freed from Hellfire more than the Dave out of fat. So the people's sins are wiped away and then they go to the
house of Allah when we make will do it's like almost like a preparatory step to go into the house of Allah when we make little sacrifices.
Three step before we stand before Allah before Allah looks at us and we, when we talk to Allah he talks to us and before he mentions us, we must cleanse ourselves of sin before we send before Allah. So we'll do is a cleansing of sins number three. If you go to the Minister the President said in in an authentic hadith also inside a Muslim, that that mentality of at the moment at the very bottom in Florida whoever makes will do at home and then walks to the house have a lot to perform one of the part of the prayers he says I send them Kennecott, what's our daily mantra how to Javier
Raja he says every step you take one step wipes away his sin. The next step raises your status with a lot. So a lot of when we drive maybe it's every week, turn of the wheel every time a lot of what it is, but what even when we walk from the from the from our doorstep, to the to the car from the parking lot to the masjid, every step we take in a little animal, leave the generosity to Allah, we won't try and figure out a lot so generous, we can count the generosity of Allah. As you're driving to the masjid when you walk to the machine, every step is a sin forgiven. The next step is the rank raise. So now when you're walking to prayer, not only have you made will do and cleanse yourself of
sin, even Morrison are being wiped away. But the mercy doesn't end there. Number four, the prophets I said in Sahih Muslim again, that the angels pray for you before prayer. So when you get to the question, and you sit down and you're waiting for the prayer to begin, let's say you get there a couple minutes early, or the more early the better. He says I send them the lions, I'll have to feast on it and McAfee masala intravital Salah, so number one that you get the reward of as if you are in prayer, just when you're waiting for prayer when you're waiting for the comment to be called the amount to start prayer. When you're sitting there. As I mentioned for those couple minutes, you
actually get the reward of prayer. But then we're talking about how is that a means of expiation and forgiveness of our sins. He says when I send them what's a coal miner eager to Allahumma filla who Alomar ham. As you're sitting there there are angels appointed to make up for you to meet up for you. Oh ALLAH forgive him or live mercy on him. Number five, the prophet said an authentic hadith has been narrated in the books that commandment they have to remember to Bharani authentically and very Rahim Allah He says in the lab that either karma you suddenly booty Aveda Roubini Kalia
Bakula, Morocco Sergeant Sakaba and he says an authentic hadith that when you begin to pray, if you when you made it will do it. You're setting it. You're sitting in the midst of waiting for prayer. Now you say Allahu Akbar and you begin prayer. Your sins are brought to you and placed on top of your head and your shoulders, all the sins you have committed.
And he says, I said that every time you make a record or sujood your sins fall off of you.
Can you imagine? And you know the believer but as an assister as a believer,
when he prays, when when he will, how the believer looks at his sins, the moment the Muslim, the believer in a lot, the sin that even if it's the smallest sin possible, the smallest sin you can think of, he looks at that, like a mountain on top of his head that's about to fall on him and crush. So if you had authority, he said to them, Ben, for him to pay money. Because there's one mistake I made, I was prevented from praying the prayer in the night pmla for six months, the smallest bad D that we do, we're worried so much about what Allah take us to account for that bad deed.
That's what the scholars say. It said, I'm Latin, looking at solar in matsya. Don't look at the small house smaller the bad deeds that you've done. Maybe it's a small thing, when I can he sees when I can own either our team and outside rather look to the greatness of the one who have sinned against How can we sinned against Allah using the blessings that Allah has given us use the eyes I say as a gift from Allah to us, we use it to look at harem. So the believer even the smallest deeds, he thinks is a big deal but the hypocrite
a bad deed he does. He doesn't he doesn't pray he disrespects his mother, even big bad deeds, you know, this is where Hey job, big sin.
They look at it like a fly. No big deal to shoot away, no big deal.
So when the believer stands, before long prayer, he now realizes all his sins are at the top of his head and the shoulders. He's like oh my he praises so much concentration hoping a lot of forgiveness a sense so when he goes into the record, he goes with humility and submission to Allah. All I submit myself to you all, I turn my my life away from the life of sin, and I commit myself to you then with this humility, the sins fall off of your shoulders and your head as every time you go into into record. Number six, the process of them is said an authentic hadith, the site Hanif in the books of society that when you begin to pray, one of the things that you can say after say a lot of Kabbalah
is you say this Allahumma barik venio vena cava Yang coming back to being the mystical Mother allama Nikita hope I can be limited Denis Allah
Well Cindy Malhotra yeah I mean man he will tell you when you make this to Allah to distance yourself between you and your sins, the distance of the Eastern that would be as great as a desert between the East and the West and you say Oh Allah
cleanse me of my sins as a white garment is cleanse from filth and you say oh law wash away my sins with water and snow and ice you ask Allah to forgive all your sins as you begin your prayer one of the three that you can mention at the beginning of prayer number seven, isn't when you see how much Salah is a gift number seven, the President said an authentic hadith in Bukhari and Muslim and other books of Hadith that either a man or a man for amino for Indian woman wife because that means that men and men are eager
problem says that when the Imam says what sort of Fatiha is minimum Lubyanka monoball mean, when he says I mean you also say I mean because if you say I mean at the exact same time the angels say I mean that all of your sins will appear up there who made them be all the sins He has committed is wiped away just by saying I mean at the same time with the angels and a quick tip How to say I mean the same time the angels say it was proper to delete the app part is to Hanukkah so this this if you do everybody with your fist do this and go like this this is one how close it is to so you say
that's how long it is nothing longer if you see a lot of times in prayer people like
me luck No, that's incorrect. See? And then mean two four or six Hello Adam depending on what the Imam is reciting so all you say at the same time as the angels about how many times replaced surely sooner or later I mean, it's gonna it's gonna be the same time as the angels all your sins are forgiven doesn't end there. Number eight, the positive sentence Are you Muslim? That every time he says he's alayka Be careful it has to do with making make a lot of sister I make a lot of prayer but specifically says that in Nikola Tesla that Allah He says that an enlarger of Aquila, we have Raja Sabha he says make a lot of sense that because for every time you make a presentation to Allah, your
rank is raised and your sin is a sin is forgiven. So every sense that you make sense of being forgiven. Number nine, in the sitting between the two sexes, what do we say we say a bit fiddly. Oh my master Oh my Lord, forgive me. We also say you can also say a llama Finley or how many was Dini was Bernie laughing. He was openly what funny. We say Oh Allah, forgive me, and have mercy on me and guide me and enrich me and give me health and grant me some sustenance and raise my rank. So the important point that we're focusing on and just one aspect of the many gifts of sada is we say, Bill feduni Oh, Allah, oh, my master, Oh my Lord, forgive me. Number 10.
Now, when you're done with prayer, when you finish prayer, just like angels pray for you before prayer as you're sitting before prayer.
So long as you stay in the same position of the prayer, meaning you don't move backwards or get up and walk away so long as you're sitting in the exact spot you prayed, and you don't lose we'll do the one sentence sentence a body.
He's says America to do something. Radical Mandela famous Allah, Allah de Salafi that the angels will pray for you. So long as you're in the same position that you were that you just prayed in, Madam, you're dead so long as you don't break your will do Taku Taku the angels say, Allahu, Allahu Allah, Mohammed, the seams are at the beginning of prayer at the end of prayer, so long as it's sitting there, the angels are pure creations of Allah who never sinned against Allah. They pray for you. Oh Allah, forgive him Allah have mercy on him. Number 11 does it end there after prayer The first thing we say is the son of the Prophet is saying stuff that Allah three times we asked a lot
for forgiveness. Now brothers and sisters who shoot and prayer is very important. This is not a lecture on for sure. But not only who show on prayer is important, but who show up when you're making this be as important. What do I mean by that? You know, I'd even thought at one time he saw a man who was walking around imagine the scene imagine that the man is saying and suffered a loss for the loss of Allah Hey brother, how's it going? sonica what's going on man looking sharp today suffer the loss of loss of a sonica how's it going there? He's saying his stuff a lot but he's not paying attention you know sometimes you see people with a Mr had that does be the vicar beads and they're
like they're making their hands are moving but they're they're talking to people to like Hey, how's it going? But their hand is still moving as they're talking? Honey what you're making your work What are you doing? You mean you got a last season of magic out alone You don't really mean Cobain if you don't fit. I was never given any person any man two hearts in his in his chest. You can do two things at once. So I even thought of seizes man making stuff out of like this, you know, just not paying attention. And he sees he sees Oh, the son of my brother
is still far behind has the neatest of heart. He says the way you're saying and the way you're asking a lot for forgiveness requires you to ask Allah for forgiveness. So when you see stuff that Allah after prayer, say with humility, with love, please forgive me and you focus on what you're seeing. doesn't end there. Number 12.
This is a Muslim Muslim said men some men, some men some bahala happy to be equally Seraphin. Were happy to live and I thought that I think well kept but a lot that I thought was that it was worth it. I think we'll call
Mamma mia law in the law Why don't actually know hamdulillah Christian Cody Wolfie Roscoe yeah who in Canada mithuna who said after every prayer if you see some Pamela 33 times and hamdulillah 33 times and about 33 times, then to make 100 because 30 people 33 to 33 is 29 to make 100 you c'est la ilaha illAllah y de la sharika lah Holman cola what happened wahala coalition party, the party says he says who Pharaoh tapa who will incarnate myth loserville bow, the all of his sins are wiped away, even if it's as great as numerous as all of the foam in the sea.
Can you imagine just by saying this, a conifer, how long does it take two minutes, three minutes, but people don't do it. Number 13. And we'll end with this last point, and that I needed. It's been 45 minutes. And so I'm going to ask, I'm gonna go a little over if that's okay, just wrap it up. So I'm going to give you a little more I apologize. It's been a long, but I hope you're understanding how much of us household has a gift for us this last point, then we make some concluding remarks number 13. If someone says, an authentic hadith, and I'm sorry, it's not even the book to the numinous. It is actually classified as handsome by most scholars will know him.
He says, I tell them that there are two things that are so easy to do. That will grant a person gender if they do it.
But people don't do it. Two simple things that the poem is guaranteeing gender for this person, if they do at least think people don't do it. What does he say? The first thing is, he says that after every prayer, you're the first habit that we mentioned, he's 33 times there's also narration that says 10 times. So he says, I send them You see, after every prayer Subhana Allah 10 times, he said hamdulillah 10 times and you say Allahu Akbar 10 times. So that's how much 30 after every prayer so 30 times five prayers a day is how much 150,000 I'm said.
He says, For here, hum Suna warming up in the sand. What else who comes will come to me? In Misa? He says that it's only 150 on the tongue. 150 times you said I just have not come to LA or LA October. But he says it counts as 1500 in the skills Why? Because manda Ivan has Santa, but who ashram fattier, Allah says in the Quran, if you do one good deed Allah is going to give you 10 times the reward just like every time you make prayer, it was originally 50 but it became five. But when you pray five prayers, you get the reward as if you prayed 50 prayers. So he says that I'm saying just saying 150 times 100 loaves, but after every prayer 30 after each total, is 150 and the tongue 1500
in the skills any season before you sleep, you say handle up 30 333 times in a row awkward 34 times that makes 100 he sees is 100 on the tongue 1000 on the skills he then sees.
So I sell them for a you come Yeah, man. Oh, he couldn't neoman when Nina and theme will hums will hum semia See? He says so 1500 after the prayers and good deed, and then the 1000 before you see that's equal to 2500 good deeds. Then he says, Who amongst you commits 2500 bad deeds a day.
If you do this every day, we get 2500 good deeds, who does 2500 bad deeds a day? Now? Why is he asking this question? Because in the beginning, how did he sound upset you if you do this, you're guaranteed gender. Because brother and sisters Allah says in the house or not you the heaviness he adds every good deed that you do wipes away a bad deed. So he's on sentiment saying even if you did 2500 bad deeds in a day, if you just do this, pray the five prayers make this count after each prayer 10 times panela 10 times 100 times a lot but and before you sleep the 3333 34 even if you did 2500 bad deeds, this car wipes that out and then now you're free of sin Jenna is yours. Can you
imagine? Do you see brothers and sisters after all these things we just mentioned in 13 different ways in which our sins are wiped away by Allah
just will do is enough to wipe away our sins but everything what a gift from Allah subhana wa Tada. You see brothers and sisters how it is if we just take care of our prayers, with humility and with for sure. And we pray five times a day and pray on time. That's important because if you don't pray on time a lot as you describe the people of Hellfire Hellfire as those who they prayed. They actually prayed five prayers a day, but they didn't pray on time. They pray under appointed time.
You send them what a gift from Allah, what a gift from Allah is so now you're in Ramadan. You're getting ready for Ramadan. Ramadan is the time when we actually increase in our prayer. So increase in your prayer and let sonarr be a means of cleansing your sins. Now I
That's why I said I'm gonna apologize. I'm gonna go a little over the time and the reason why is I can't say what I just said without giving this disclaimer, because maybe somebody sees wow 13 different ways in which my sins are forgiven.
I can do whatever I want. I'll have a girlfriend, I'll go to the club. I'll drink alcohol. I'm not gonna wear hijab I'm gonna I can do whatever I want because why am I so merciful? I just pray all men do is pray five times a day. Look brothers and sisters.
You see Salah is a gift. And Sunnah is a mercy from Allah subhanaw taala. But one of the you know, even before we talked about last night, one of the things that we as humans make makes us the most angry is when somebody takes advantage of our kindness. We give someone a gift, and then they use that gift against us. Maybe a boss says hey, you know he hires you know, a good friend of his and gets them into work. The guy comes in late The next day, he comes in late and he actually starts eating the food of the restaurant The next day, he comes in late and he he actually orders a whole buffet meal and takes it home for his family doesn't pay for anything. Okay, there's a point where
he this isn't even when the boss is nice is a point where this is too much. You know? how an old man with an alibi? I just want you to think for a second and this is a gift a lot. It's given us how do you how do you think, how should we feel? And how if we're going to use this gift Allah has given us and say Oh Allah, I'm going to play games with your religion with you I'm going to take advantage of your mercy I'm going to find loopholes in the system and I'm going to do whatever I want outside of sada and just do these two things and and then bam, I'm good. I'm going to gentleman doesn't work like that. Unless he's about to hypocrites, in Muna Filipina you Hadi Runa ma Hua Hua haldiram, whom
the hypocrites they try and deceive Allah, but a lot actually deceives them. But it's as simple as this. If we try and take advantage of the mercy of Allah, then what Allah can simply just say, you know, what we'll do is not going to wipe away your sins anymore. And I mean, it's not gonna wait for all that we mentioned, is not gonna wait for your sins anymore. Simple as that, and then what now? We think we're taking events and receive a love of what happens. You're not getting the reward. It's as simple as that if you play games with a lot of adults, Allah, Allah can if you so wills stop this mercy from coming to you. It's a gift if you use it right now and with this, and one of the most
powerful verses in the Quran, all of them are powerful, almost fantasies about a sad incident, when he's talking to a lot about the people who have taken him as a son besides that, as a son of Allah, Allah sees a sadness and until the loss of data
in the boom for in a bad Look, if you punish them, then they're your slaves you could do with them as you wish, what Delphine level for in
disease hacking, and if you forgive them, then you are certainly al Aziz the most mighty and powerful and Hakeem the most wise. Now Allah responds and this is where we have to understand. Allah says, God, Allahu Allah.
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along all day, long one home, one, that he can focus on loving, Allah sees today.
On the day of judgment, today is the day that those who are truthful with Allah, their truthfulness will benefit them. If you're sincere with Allah, Allah knows that we're weak, and we commit sins, but if we take that as a gift, and with full sincerity to Allah, we try and keep coming closer to Allah and we know that Sunnah, if we make mistakes and are sincere to Allah, Allah will wipe away our sins. And if we're truthful like that, even if we never get to the point where we leave off sin, but we keep crying, and we keep sticking to our prayer. Allah sees today is the day that the one who is sincere and truthful with Allah, this sincerity and truthfulness will benefit them the home
jannatul integrity mentality and how they will be granted paradise underneath which rivers flow gardens and gardens underneath which rivers flow, then he says they will stay there forever. And the greatest statement ever will be a long while I know.
Allah is pleased with them, and they are pleased with a law. That is the most supreme success. I'll end with this. Forgive me and what does last statement Allah on the agenda, he will appear to the believers in gender and he will call to them and the greatest gift of Allah and Jenna is to see the face of Allah. Imagine this. You're in gender, with the believers with the prophets with the messengers with money. Amanda has said I'm an ICF. It was I had all these wonderful men and women. And Allah subhanaw taala calls you directly and he says yes
or people agenda. Are you pleased?
A lot asking us are we pleased? And the people of general will say well man, no, no, no by Arab. Welcome, ladies and I'm Adam topic.
Oh Allah, how can we not be pleased when you have given us
things that you have never given anyone else from your creation? We're in Jenna. We have whatever we want from food and drink and palace is we're in Jenna.
And Allah sees to the people of Jin Anna Lee come up when I'm in that IC. Should I not give you something greater than all of the delights of Gen.
y is greater than all that you have given us. And Alaska habitat tells Helen equally.
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Imagine hearing these words from Allah, Allah says, I have granted you My pleasure. You have earned what you have done in this world. And this time that we live in this world. You have struggled and struggled with my path. You will love your desires for my sake. So now I have granted you My pleasure. That's the greatest blessing. And I will never ever be angry with you again. God Allah have you know we saw the Athena like the boom. This is the day in which those who are truthful and sincere to Allah, this truthfulness will benefit them the home jannatul integrity mentality and and how Holly Dena fee her Abba Daddy will stay in gender with rivers flowing beneath them forever, of
Allah is pleased with them, and they are pleased with Allah will end with that. And for your patience and your time we asked a lot to make us amongst those who witnessed Ramadan that allow us to benefit the all the fruits of Ramadan, and we ask Allah to make us that we leave Ramadan with our sins forgiven. And we asked last time to allow us and gift us with perhaps the greatest gift of Ramadan, the ability to witness later from the other night that is better than 1000 months. Aloma I mean Aloma I mean just for your patience, we We ask Allah to to bring us benefit from that which we heard and Tibet and
allow what we have learned and what we have heard to be beneficial to us ultimate. I mean, does that mean that I might even want to lie about
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