Diseases Of The Heart Pt 2

Riyadul Haqq

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Respect to listeners salaam aleikum wa rahmatullah.

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Continuing from yesterday's speech,

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and with the same topic of the diseases of the heart,

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I gave

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a small introduction to the whole topic of spirituality,

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as opposed to materialism,

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and the necessity

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for a Muslim, to believe in

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spiritual dimension, beyond and further to the physical world that we live in.

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When we accept that

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there is more to us, as individuals, and that is more to the world around us

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than mere matter

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and physical things.

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There is a spiritual world out there, that is another dimension.

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When we realize that we are not just a bag of bones, blood and flesh, we're not just a body.

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But there is a part of us that is greater,

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much more lofty,

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and far more important, which actually is the essence of our existence. And that is

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the spirits, then we should also realize that that spirit, that rule must play

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an essential role in our lives in every way.

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And to expand on this, that the rule is the essence of man.

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Just think of it this way.

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last panel, who was Allah created the rule of every human being long before Allah created the body, which would serve as the cage and the carriage to carry that rule him that spirits through this journey on Earth, the roof lived in existed before the body came into being. And once the body disintegrates in the grave, the roof will continue to live and survive. So

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the life of the body is extremely short. The life of the room is much, much longer. And

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when the last panel with Allah created season ademar li Salatu was Salam.

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O Allah didn't tell the angels and the rest of creation to prostrate to him

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because of his body, his blood, his physical being.

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In fact, Allah only commanded the angels to prostrate to see them either Mally his Salaam, once a lot of breathe his spirits and his rule and

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that's what law says for either so we

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see him he for Kerala massage de

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la said to the angels the quotes in the Quran. Thus when I have fashioned and the meaning of sabido is not just fresh. It means when I have perfected him and molded him that means physically when the last panel with the other had completed the creation of Satan Adam alayhis salam, as a human being as a physical body, as a body of bones, flesh and blood. He was complete. But still, that completes physical existence. And that perfected body of say than Adam alayhis salam did not merit the frustration. What merited the frustration. What deserved the frustration of the angels, was the fact that last panel with the other breathe of his spirits into Adam alayhis salam. That's what Allah

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says.

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as a waiter, this one I have fashioned him and perfected his creation, wonderful, Goofy humor Rory, and I have blown into him of mine spirits for Carlos Argentine, then fall down into frustration before him. So when the angels frustrated see that either

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they didn't push straight to the body, the flesh, the blood, the bones, or the physical existence or say that

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what they were really frustrating to was that spark and of that, and that spark, and that part of the divine spirit of last panel data, which he had breathed into other malaise.

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And it's that spirits which lives on in the children of Satan, Adam, it is.

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That's why the original abode of that spirit is Jim.

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It doesn't mean that the physical body is non existent and will be non existence in the afterlife. Of course it will, there is a body here, there will be a body there. But the body is not the essence of man. It's merely a carriage, a cage, a housing for that rule, and that spirit, which enters the body at birth, or before birth, meaning at conception. And then

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when the body dies,

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the body dies and it's marked, the death of the body is marked by the spirits of the body leaving the body

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the spirits continues, the water continues, the body disintegrates.

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So what's the most important is that the body? Or is it spirit that lives in man? Is that the body, this bag of flesh, blood and bones? Or is it the spirits which resides in that body? What is the most important? Undoubtedly, it's the rule, it's the spirits.

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we as human beings, our culture, our surroundings, our whole philosophy of life, our outlook on life, all of these things, peer pressure, the pressure of society, the worldview, of most of mankind in general, is to lavish attention on this physical body.

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In fact, even worship, it's

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the cosmetic industry is huge for both males and females, for men and women, to look good, to appear good, to appear fashionable and attractive, to maintain a certain look about of one's body.

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One famous motto in gyms is that my body is my temple, I worship it.

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The attention lavished on the physical body of human beings, knows no bounds.

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All over the world. Probably the most expensive part of any budgets of an individual or family or even an entire country is health.

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Health is notoriously expensive.

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We spend billions annually on research on the manufacture and production of medicines, to prolong our health, to prolong our lives, to create longevity, in our lives, to ward off diseases, to immunize ourselves against diseases, and illnesses and sickness,

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billions aspects and a person may

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for most of one's life, and only in retirement thinking that I have now earned my retirement. I deserve a period of calm and peace and quiet, to be able to enjoy my retirement, and the person may have even earned millions by that time. Yet if they are struck by a certain terminal illness within a short time, their lifelong savings and earnings are spent in trying to ward off or even cure that disease if it's already struck.

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In short,

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we spend billions

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in physical health on our bodies, and no one is suggesting that that's an important

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but everything deserves its due in proportion.

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A crude example would be

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like some people, they love their mode of transport. Some people are fanatical about their bikes, others are fanatical

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about their cars.

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Imagine if a person wants to expose themselves

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to risk, they had a certain amount of money, that money rather than spending on food and drink to nourish themselves, they actually starve themselves. And the little money that they had, they would spend on polishing their cars on decorating their cars. They would devote their entire time and their attention, and even their money, just on the main means of transport. And in doing so, they wouldn't neglect themselves both in terms of time, attention, as well as nourishment, food and drink in the process. They actually maintain their car and the car is spanking brand new. It shines, it glitters. It's a beautiful attraction. But in the process, they actually kill themselves off and

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die. The car outlives them.

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What would we think of such a person who would question their sanity. However, in essence, that's what we are doing with our spirits, and our spirits which I will rule, which is the essence of our existence, which is the essence of our life, which makes us who we are the rule which makes a human, a human, the rule which makes man man, woman, woman, the rule which is that spirits which alarm, blue, into and breathed into Satan, Adam alayhis salam, and that made him worthy of recognition. And I've even receiving the adulation and the frustration of the angels and the rest of creation with them. That rule that resides in us, we are doing exactly the same to the rule that we accuse this

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individual of doing to himself and his car, and his mode of transport. We lavish all our attention on our bodies, which is merely a cage a carriage for the roof, we neglect the roof.

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The roof has a life, just like the body has a life. And as I said yesterday, the reason for giving that introduction is that we should regard the two worlds in a similar way.

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The physical world and the spiritual, the physical body and the spiritual entity, the body and the spirits. Both should be looked at in a similar fashion. The body has alive the rule has alive. If the body is neglected, the body dies. If the rule has neglected the rule, the spirit dies, the body needs care and attention. It needs nourishment. The rule also requires care and attention and it needs nourishment.

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If the body the body is prone to sicknesses, the roof is prone sicknesses. If the body is not protected from these diseases, then it will wither suffer and die. A rendus death, the rule, the spirit is also prone to illnesses. If it's not given that protection against these diseases, the diseases will strike the rule and they will also cause it to wither and die a horrendous death.

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In every way that we look at the body, the same understanding can also be applied to the spirits.

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And that's why

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just as we pay attention to our bodies, we need to pay attention to our spirits. Just as we nourish our bodies, we need to nourish our spirits.

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The rule requires food and drink. What is its food and drink? The rule has a life.

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And you also understand that many of you will have heard the words that scare

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I'm sure

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many of you if not all have heard the word escape. Often the word this gear is translated as purification of the soul. The scare to knifes the purification of the soul. Does gear purification, cleansing.

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Although this is an apt as a valid translation. It's actually secondary. This gear does not originally mean purification.

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This gear

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comes from the roots word

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or the root set of verbs zeca Yes, the cotton was a car.

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The car. What does that mean? It means to grow. It means to flourish. That's what it means. He actually means to flourish and to grow

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and to expand with life.

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That's the original meaning of

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Zach is

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why am I saying that why is it important because last panel

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when he sees them the whole report on after swearing by so many objects of his creation, speaking about the necessity of

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looking after the knifes the soul last time with Allah says was Sham civil Doha welcome Anita when ha de la jolla well lady that was sama Illumina. Well, ha ha

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ha ha. Judah taqwa. Then last xojo mentioned mentions the statement, the real statement that he wishes to highlight, after all of these great oaths that are lost Hakan, what are those owls? Allah subhanho wa Taala says, by the sun, and it's mid morning brightness, and the moon when it follows the sun.

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And the by the day,

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when it reveals the sun,

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by the sky,

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by the minds when it covers the sun with its darkness, and by the sky.

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And he who created and built the sky,

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and by the earth, and by he who spread out the earth,

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by the soul. And by he who freshened and perfected and completed the soul. After swearing by all of these things. What is that grand statement that Allah wants to make?

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If one of those was to say, I swear by Allah, I swear by the Lord of the garba. I swear by the Creator of the heavens and the earth, I swear by the originator of the universe, I swear by our sustainer

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having swarmed so many Olds on different things that are all the creation of the last panel data as well as himself. What is that grand statement that Allah wishes to make? That grand statement is this, but flemons aka what the parliament Amanda sir, indeed successful is He who does that this gear of the soul, it doesn't mean who purifies the soul.

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But who gives it life. But the fireman's have got her indeed successful is He who gives the who gives life to the soul, what could have been the Sahaba and indeed, lost, he has losing out he has lost out sorry, he has lost out. And he is a loser who the Sahaba who stunted the growth of the soul.

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So that's the real meaning of the scale. It doesn't mean purification. It's a valid meaning I'm not saying it's incorrect, but it's actually a secondary meaning, the original meaning of the scale is to give life. And I mentioned all of this, and the opposite of the scale

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is

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and what's that say? to stifle the growth of the soul? to stifle some things growth, to suffocate something, to stifle it, to prevent it from living from gaining life and from flourishing? These are the two opposite words, the antonyms, the scale that's here, and these are mentioned in this verse of the Holy Quran. So how do we understand that the scale of the soul? Often we say, it's a very simple translation does that means purification of the soul? Of course, that's a valid translation, but it's the secondary meaning, the original meaning of the scale is to give life to the soul. And the opposite of dust gear is that which means to stifle the growth of the spirits to suffocate the

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growth of the spirits. Now we need to ask ourselves, are we from them once again? Or them with a scene? Are we those who practice this gear? are who are guilty of Dead Sea? Are we those who actually allow our souls and spirits to grow, to flourish, to gain life to spread? Or are we guilty of stifling and suffocating the growth and the life of our own souls?

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So the original meaning of this game is to give life when we understand that we realize that the body and the spirits are similar, in many ways, just like the body needs nourishment, it needs care and attention, to live, to grow to flourish. To expand healthily, the rule also has a life of its own. It requires care, attention, food and drink and nourishment, to grow, to expand and to flourish, and to rise healthily.

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Just like a plant, and in fact, one of the meanings of as a guy or school is flourishing for a plant. And how does a person

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help a plant grow when a person

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grows plants at home, they require the

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right amount of sunlight, too little dangerous, too more, too much dangerous. They require water, too little dangerous, too much dangerous. They require the right amount of light, heat, care, attention, nutrients, nourishment,

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cultivation,

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and that's just for one plant. Imagine how much attention our rule which is a spirits, and the very essence of our life requires. So what is the nourishment of the rule? What is the food and drink of the soul?

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A lot of what Allah created the body, from the earth, from the dust of the earth, I mean half of the hand or, indeed, We from the, from the earth, we have created you, and unto the earth we shall return you, our bodies were created from the dust of the earth. Think of it, our nourishment comes from the earth also. Our nourishment, our food and drink will come from the same origins. As our bodies themselves. A lot of created our bodies from the earth, our food is vegetables.

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And even when we eat and consume meat, the meat comes from animals that themselves have been fed from the nutrients, the water and the vegetation of the earth.

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And going back, even if they are carnivorous animals, they have also eaten only those animals, which ultimately have been fed from the grass and the vegetation and the crops of the earth. So our bodies are from the dust of the earth. Their nourishment comes from the dust of the earth. Our spirits have not come from the earth. Our rule has come from Allah subhana wa Tada. It's heavenly in its origin, it's celestial. Therefore the nourishment, the food and the drink of the knifes of the rule of the spirits must cannot come from the dust of the earth. It must also come from the same place as the origins of the rule, and that is from the heavens. So what is the nourishment of the rule? What is

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the food and drink of the soul? The food and drink of the soul comes from Allah subhanho wa Taala it says the Holy Quran, it says the words of Allah azza wa jal, it says the spirits of Deen and religion, it is spirituality. It says the connection with Allah subhana wa Tada. It is a bad

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and it is the connection of the spirits with the heavens. That is the nourishment of the soul. We starve our soul of that nourishment. We kill it off.

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We will then only be living corpses.

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We have our bodies we walk we eat we drink. What difference will there be between us and the animals? We do exactly the same. We eat we drink we procreate. animals eat and drink and procreate

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and rest and sleep. They have no purpose of existence other than existence in itself. We will have no purpose of existence other than existence in itself. We have no higher goal. No higher dreams, no higher hopes and aspirations, no connection. We eat, drink, rest, sleep

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and procreate just like animals. And that's why Allah subhanho wa Taala Allah

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has given us the holy month of Ramadan. What is one of the wisdoms of the month of Ramadan?

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What are some of the wisdoms Ramadan is coming up?

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Truth is one of the wisdoms of Ramadan is that throughout the year, we neglect our souls and our spirits and we lavish all our attention on our bodies.

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last panel with Allah has created the human being in such a way Allah has created three major species

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or shall we say kingdoms.

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Allah has created

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the kingdom of heaven in that the angels who occupy the heavens. Allah created them from lights from moon

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and they are a certain way. They have no bestie or qualities. They have only heavenly and celestial qualities. They worship the last panel. They do his bidding, they obey his commands. They never waver. They never swerve. They never disobeyed a lot. They are as they are, Lance created them. They remain as they are, they do not fall. They do not stoop. They do not swerve. They don't change the angels are as they are.

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At the other end of the spectrum, Allah Subhana Allah created the beasts and the animals from the lowest kingdom.

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Allah azza wa jal gave animals certain bestie or qualities

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Unlike the angels, Allah gave the animals the need and the desire to eat, to drink to procreate, to copulate.

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None of that none of these qualities or characteristics are to be found in the ancients.

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A lot deprive the angels or sorry Allah deprive the animals, of the higher intelligence of the angels, and a lot deprive the animals of the moon of the ancients.

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And Allah did not give the angels any of the bestie or qualities of the animals, no need or desire for food for drink for copulation, and procreation.

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And in between la has also created humans and humans are such that Allah has given us the qualities of both.

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In many ways, we are like the animals. And in some ways we are also like the angels, like the angels, Alonzo which Allah has given us higher intelligence.

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The angels have been created from lions, man has been created with a physical body, but Allah did breathe into Adam alayhis salaam of his own rules and spirits.

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But at the same time, we also have the need as well as the desire to eat, to drink, to sleep, to copulate, to procreate, just like the animals. However, the angels don't change, the animals don't change, the animals are as they are, the angels are as they are, but men hovers in between, we are never static, we are never constant, we are never in one state, we are not, and we never will be. As we are, we fluctuate, we change, we can rise to the heights of the angels, or we can stoop as low as to the depths of depravity shared by the beasts. And that's why a human being is given that choice, through will through a

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course of action, through choice of action, through our choices, we have been given the ability, if we wish to rise to the heights of the ancients.

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And if we wish, we can also stoop as low

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as the beasts as of last season, the Holy Quran, Allah Quran, Annabel of all these people are like cattle, may they are even more misguided.

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In another verse, leave them oh prophets of Allah, eating and enjoying themselves, just like the animals enjoy themselves.

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And in contrast, the angels

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there are certain servants of the last panel with the honor who rise to the heights. The unbelieving, Salatu was salam, without exception, despite being human beings are greater than the ancients.

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So man has that choice. Now when it comes to the month of Ramadan, what do we do throughout the year,

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we eat, we drink.

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Some of the things that prevents us from rising to that height of the angels, and which keep us bogged down to the in the lower levels and the depths shared by the animals are those qualities that we share with the animals. These are things that keep us behind food, drink, excessive sleep, gluttony

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and the neglect of the rational spirits. So forcibly Allah Subhana Allah tells us at least once a year, at least once a month,

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you will have no choice but to divert your attention from your bodies, and devote some of your attention to your room and your spirits. It's these things that keep us bogged down, we eat, just like the animals needs. We cannot rise above that station. We drink just like the animals drink. We can't rise above that station. We copulate and procreate, fulfill our needs and desires. We remain in those depths unable to rise above that station.

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We lavish attention on our bodies, we are unable to change or rise and we remain slightly animals. Sort of last panel what Allah has told us fast forcibly from morning till evening from the crack of dawn till sunset, and what are the very things that Allah has made her arm for us that we cannot do during the fast, the very same qualities and characteristics that we share with the animals. We can't eat? We can't drink. We can't have marital relations.

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The whole purpose of the fast is to create that wine

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to purify us, our thoughts, our bodies

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are beings to divert attention away from the bodies and to the root and the spirits. That's why my mind is not just about fasting. Ramadan is also the month of the Holy Quran, Chateau Ravana the Koran that month of Ramadan in which the Quran was revealed. And as the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam has informed us, Allah made fasting and an obligation during the days of Ramadan, and Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam has made that the arm and the standing before a lot and the vigil of the night, which includes the recitation of the Holy Quran, assume for all the believers. So during the day, we fast and the evenings and the nights are spent standing before Allah in

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recitation of the Holy Quran, or Ramadan is not just a month of remaining hungry, it's not just the month of abstinence. It's also a month of recitation and reflection on the meaning of the message of the Holy Quran, and the application of all of that understanding practically in our lives. Avant is a brilliant month for training. Ramadan is our time of spiritual exercise. Ramadan is that month, wherein we are forced to divert attention from our bodies as long as we do it properly, to our spirits. And if we can develop that ability, then that momentum will continue and propel us for the rest of the year and it won't just come to an abrupt halt after Ramadan. But if we are successful if

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we fast properly, if we observe the Roman government of Ramadan properly, then we will be able to spend the entire year in that spirit. And to understand how we should spend the month of Ramadan, we only need to look at the Sahaba of the Allahu anhu that as the holy wise or the last of luck, the mothers of the believers and the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam himself. That is what we call Ramadan. Ramadan is not a month of festivity of feasting of celebration. It's not a month long festival, as some people have now started to define the month of Ramadan. Ramadan is a combination of a year long activity, of sacrifice, of selflessness of devotion to one's the roar of the ibadah

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have a loss

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of seclusion in the attic, half of attention to the holy war, an attention to the room, the spirits, and the minimal attention of the bodies, minimal food and drink. What was a support of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is mentioning that how these more than one occasion Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam requested

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if thought, sorry. He said, what do we have for soul? He was informed only water and dates, fine, bring that water and date. That's how the holy messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam started, it will fast all day long.

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And in what heat what whether in the heat of Arabia,

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in the deserts of Arabia.

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That was a fast.

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So that was how the month of Ramadan was spent. That's how the month of Ramadan should be spent. If we observe that month of Ramadan, in the manner of Rasulullah, sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, then we can hope for the duck wa and the purification and the attention to the spirits of that month to continue for the rest of the year. And it actually changes and Transformers as individuals, because that is the purpose of fasting last season in sort of Bukhara Yeah, you're living in

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publikum

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or believers, fasting has been ordained for you, as it was prescribed for those who proceeded you learn from the goon a chance you may adopt.

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That's what fasting is supposed to do, to purify, to cleanse, to change and transform our hearts, our minds, our spirits, and to make us more aware and conscious of the last panel data, more fearing of a lot. xojo more prudent, more conscious, more fearing.

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That's the so Ravana has a purpose. And this is one of its greatest purposes, all of its greatest wisdoms. They actually forces us to divert attention from our bodies, and to our spirits, our souls so that we can spend the month nourishing our roots and our spirits with the Holy Quran, with a bird in the masjid of our last panel with Allah. And undoubtedly that will have an amazing effect if we observe the month of Ramadan, as it should be observed. So the body has its needs. It has its life. It requires its nourishment, its protection from disease.

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As the rule is exactly the same, it has a life. It needs to grow. It needs to be cared for. It needs to be nurtured. It needs to be nourished, it needs to be cultivated. It needs to be given its space and time to grow. And to gain life, and to be healthy. It needs its nourishment to food and drink, it needs protection from diseases.

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And if it's neglected, it will suffer a horrible death

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worse than even the death of the body.

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And that leads us to the topic of the diseases of the heart.

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The body needs this nourishment.

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And

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you know, only yesterday Someone was asking me about

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yesterday as well as today earlier on in the day, asking me about how

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some of the servants of last panel who

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are able to concentrate in Salah how the Sahaba of the law,

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were able to praise Allah

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and be totally oblivious and aware of their surroundings, they would be injured, wounded, and in one or two cases even bleeding during this Allah as a result of sustaining moons, yet they would be totally unaware, bitten by scorpions.

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Some of the servants of Allah azza wa jal, Imam Hari Rama he was reciting the Holy Quran, he was bitten by scorpions, he didn't realize.

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And they these were long after the Sahaba the llama? Whether it's how about the love over the pious scholars and saints of the summer? How are they able to develop this ability and not really develop?

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They don't consciously develop this ability in order to

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do their pain, like some sort of trick. No, they are so immersed in the love of Allah, Allah.

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They are so steeped

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in the worship of Allah azza wa jal. They are so engrossed in the ibadah of Allah, and the rule and their spirits have such a connection with Allah azza wa jal that all of these considerations override the needs, the desires, the feelings, and even the pains of their bodies. How are they able to achieve that?

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Well, this is it.

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The truth is their spirits have grown and lived

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their bodies, their spirits are far healthier than their bodies.

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And some of the examples I gave is that are indeed the Sahaba of the law.

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There's this beautiful example. However, sometimes, some of us may think that Well, after all, they were this Harbor, 14 centuries ago. They had the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in their mitts, they had seen the Prophet sallallahu, alayhi wasallam. They had lived with him, they have, they had bled with him, they had wept with him. So maybe they were on a different level altogether. And indeed they were, we collectively cannot even equate one speck of dust thrown up by the hooves of their horses.

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So apart from this, how about all the love? Were others able to achieve this? Of course, and we don't need to necessarily give examples of Allah and saints 10 centuries ago, 11 1213 centuries ago, how about now of just a few years ago, of the last century, and then I gave some examples to those who questioned me about some of the recent past. She could have had either as a modern human superior as

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an example of as a monarchy that had been going on month of Ramadan.

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He was over 18 years of age.

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He had grown weak, old frail, he suffered from a number of physical ailments and diseases. Imagine the scene imagine the picture, visualize the individual

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over 80 years of age, old, frail, weak physically

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in the month of Ramadan

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the total weight of food that he would consume

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for school and for

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all morning, evening and night, for the entire month. The total weight of food that he would consume for the whole month of Ramadan would amount, just a few pounds.

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He was so weak, he was so frail, because of his old age, that when he needed to walk to the bathroom, the way he would proceed to the bathroom is this. He would Shuffle Along for about 10 steps. Then he would lean against the wall and rest for a few moments, pausing to catch his breath. Then he would shuffle again, approximately 10 steps, and then he would stop leaning against the wall and catch his breath

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and recover. Then he would shuffle forward. A few more steps, stop again, leaning against the wall, recuperate, catch his breath. That's how he would go to the bathroom, not being able to shuffle, not walk, but just shuffle more than 10 paces. And then he would have to wait pause, lean against the wall and catch his breath. That same individual who couldn't walk to the bathroom properly, who would have to shuffle 10 steps and rests, leaning against the wall to catch his breath. That same individual In the same month of Ramadan, the same evening, he would stand without support without swaying without shaking, without leaning without bending for two and a half hours continuously in

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third slot reciting the Holy Quran without fail every single night. How was he able to do it?

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The two just don't agree. And this is no fable. These are eyewitness accounts and testimonies of countless students and disciples who witnessed and observed his practice and his Avada throughout the month of Ramadan. How is that possible?

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courier

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at midday, just before midday, late mid morning, he will perform salatu

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salam

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and Shukla de

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la la had seen

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when he was extremely young, because his father

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was one of the chief students of

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the Korea

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era when he would perform Serato

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he wouldn't perform it in the privacy of his room. Sometimes it would work on occasions, he would go out into the courtyard, you would actually go out into the courtyard. No canopy, no veranda no covering no roof, bang in the middle of the courtyard in the heat of northern India. He would spend two hours in salado

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and flies would fly not only around him, but it will settle on his face on his hands. He would be so engrossed in the recitation of the holy grail to earn that far from swatting the flies and fidgeting, he wouldn't even twitch when they landed on his face, on his hands on his skin. How were they so engrossed in the Dilawar of Holy Quran?

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How Where did they draw their strength? And where did they gain that inspiration?

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Count stories. Mr. mojari.

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You may have heard of the story of Mr. Mallika.

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He was teaching Hadeeth

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and Scorpion

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bit

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Well, in a more dramatic way what had happened is Mardi Gras him to LA he was teaching.

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His students were in front of them, when all of a sudden in America, and he winced in pain.

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And he had a sudden seizure

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is face

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the blood drain from his face and then rose again. He went suddenly pale suddenly went pale, and suddenly there was a flash of red.

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And then a few months later again and again and this happened numerous times.

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His students looked at him in concern and consternation but out of respect, they didn't say anything. When Imam monochromator luckily completed teaching,

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he then called the students and said check, remove my clock and see if there is anything on my back. They removed this clock and lo and behold, there was a scorpion clasp to the back of Mr. Mallika Hinton Luckily, it bitten him 17 times.

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In America, they said, Oh, Emma, may Allah have mercy on you. Why didn't she tell us and stop it? before? He said, although I felt the pain, it was out of the love of the hadith of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and out of respect that I did not wish to stop.

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Can anyone withstand the pain of a desert Scorpion

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wants

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to be able to sit motionless

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and to control that pain.

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And the maximum reaction is for the person to have a seizure, and for that blood to rise and fall from their face, but for them to be able to continue, despite being bitten 17 times by a scorpion.

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What is that spirit? What is that motivating force? What where do they draw that inspiration and that strength from

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I mentioned the story about my Monica DNA because

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there is another story which is relatively unknown compared to this story of Mr. Malik. And that story is of a man

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who was performing Salah, and he experienced the same thing in salah and after Salah. He called his students, they checked the removed his cloak, and there was a scorpion that had bitten him numerous times. on his back insula. This was a mumble hottie.

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When they said the same things in the may Allah have mercy on you, why did you continue praying? He said, I was in the middle of a surah. And I did not wish to end my Salah before I had completed that sort of the Quran, and it wasn't too small. So that was one of the longest soldiers of the

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image. There are countless stories, where do the servants of Allah where do these servants and saints draw their inspiration, their strength from,

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from Allah subhanho wa Taala and from the ruin their spirits, which is actually healthier than their bodies, their spirits has outgrown and outlived, and is actually stronger than their bodies.

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And there are very few such individuals. This is why they are able to do things which we find miraculous. The truth is, they are on a different level, we are on a different level, they are of a completely different than standing, we are completely different than standing their roof, their life is in their spirits, our life is in our bodies.

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they fulfill the minimum they fulfill the rights of their bodies.

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But they pay the most attention to their spirits. We lavish attention on our bodies and neglect our spirits and our

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for a person in a hadith Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says

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these raids

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by Muslim as well. For a fee, what is the beginning?

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There are three things which found in a person

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he shall taste the sweetness of email.

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Many people ask, how does the person taste the sweetness of email.

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These people have tasted the sweetness of

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the taste the sweetness of Eman through their spirits. And they're

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the only sweetness we can taste and we do taste is the physical sweetness through our bodies, and through our normal senses. They taste the sweetness of a man when they nourish their souls with the sweet stuff.

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There is a completely different world. Ours is a completely different world.

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This is nourishment. This is their food and drink for their room for their spirits. And as I was saying earlier, when we deprive and starve our souls and our roots and our spirits of its nourishment, it will suffer it will wither it will die and it is prone and it becomes more and more prone to ills to ailments to diseases and to sickness.

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And he has the heart as all manner of diseases. The soul has all manner of diseases and what are those diseases

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has envy

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keba pride arrogance hortus miserliness delusion, the diseases of the mind and the heart, conjecture speculation suspicion, arrogance, hatred, malice.

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Pride, envy

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condemns

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the love of the dunya the love of all that is besides Allah subhanho wa Taala

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these are the diseases of the heart, and they are not minor irritations

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that are not minor irritations.

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The level of wealth. The love of dunya is actually a disease of the heart. It's not physical. It has a physical manifestation, but the disease resides in the heart. And the love of the dunya is not a minor irritation.

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It's not a slight discomfort.

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It's not a minor indiscretion, or a slight imperfection. Now, it's a disease. It's a terminal illness. It's corrosive, corruptive destructive.

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It destroys a person, like a cancer eating away from within,

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like radiation that destroys the living cells of the body. The radiation of wealth destroys spirits, utterly.

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The love of the dunya the love of all that is besides a lot of

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pride, arrogance. arrogance is not a small thing. Again, it's not mining discretion, or a slight imperfection.

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We all have arrogance, and every one of us is prone to these diseases of the heart. And they are not small irritations as I said, they are destructive.

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And people often ask, How can I become a better person? You know what I pray salon I give. And I tried to do good. I tried to do this. You see, our hearts and minds are like God.

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Imagine a god in this garden.

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You want to plant flowers, roses, petals, beautiful flowers.

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But you haven't cleaned the garden. You haven't treated the soil. You haven't turned the soil and most dangerously

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there is an overwhelming and terrifying presence of forms bushes, weeds, brambles,

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and they grow rapidly

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in twine spread all over the garden. You can plant a single rose here and that. How long will the rose or a few roses? How long would a few beautiful fragrance and colorful plants survive? In the midst of all these forms? nettles, brambles and weeds and bushes, wild bushes? How long will they survive? Very,

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very little if that. Soon they will be overwhelmed and killed off extinguished exterminated by these harmful elements in the garden. Our hearts are like these gardens. And the analogy the example of what we try to do is this.

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Our hearts

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are overwhelmed with the diseases of the heart.

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These represent those brambles, thorns, nettles and weeds and wild bushes that populate and overwhelm the entire garden. The few good things that we try to do

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a prayer here a fast they're an act of charity here, an act of kindness there. These are the few isolated flowers and petals that will be wished to plant. How long do they last? How long is it before they are overwhelmed and extinguished by the thorns brambles and nettles and the wild plants and bushes growing in the garden wildly dangerously.

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This is a similar example.

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In de la sala was seldom says

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that

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envy.

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Envy consumes good deeds, just like fire consumes dry wood

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or dry grass.

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That means we have good deeds in our accounts and in our deposits.

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But if we are guilty of envy,

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the envy consumes those good deeds, destroys.

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And there are many such Hadith speak about the diseases and the illnesses of the heart. Well, most of they just identify the problems.

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Envy, malice, hatred, arrogance.

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Houghton's

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how destructive are these? They are not mine irritations

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what led shavon

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what led the devil to refuse to prostrate to say that either malissa

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last, what prevented you from frustrating to Adam?

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When I instructed and commanded you? What was the police's reply? I'm a hero min Halyburton human manual.

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I am better than

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arrogance was the first sin.

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arrogance was the primary sin

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shaped arms rebellion and his refusal to prostrate to Satan Adam alayhis salaam, his refusal to obey Allah, his rebellion against Allah is sudden reversal of character on of behavior from time from such a long time before How did that come about? It came about as a result of arrogance.

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His contempt of Satan alayhis salam, and his mere thought, why should I prostrate to him, I am better than him and unquestioned by law to justify his behavior and his rebellion by saying, I did that because I am better than him. That is arrogance. That's no small thing. That single thought changed the police from who he was, what he was, and where he was, in an instant to what he eventually became, and to who he eventually became, and to where he descended and fell.

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He wasn't a fallen angel. He was always a jinn.

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What led him to that? What was his downfall? A single arrogant thoughts. I am better than him and I hate him. And now we need to ask ourselves how regularly how often and how easily do we have the same thoughts ourselves? I am better than him. I'm better than her. I'm better than them.

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It's not an innocent thought. That's how destructive it was. That it reversed it police's fortunes transformed completely.

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That is a major sin. That is a major disease. It has destructive consequences. Anger, arrogance, pride, haughtiness, envy,

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even envy.

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We are often envious of each other.

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We envy one another so many things. Is that an innocent thing? No, of course not. Is it a minor irritation? No. Is it a slight imperfection? No. It's a major disease of the heart.

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That has an impact on our mentality on our thoughts on our character on our behavior.

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Everything has an impact on the other.

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As a prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says,

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In the Hadith or not man of the machine or the alarm in the field just gotten in

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the way the faster that faster than just Allah hill called, indeed there is in the body, a morsel a piece of flesh, which is pure than the whole body is pure, and which have corrupt them the whole body is corrupt, know that that is the heart.

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the purity of the hearts, regulates the purity of the body.

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The sickness of the hearts determines the sickness of the body, and the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam wasn't speaking or discussing physical anatomy.

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And as the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says and under the Hadees in the law Alejandro de la Sol.

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Mr. Malik, Indeed Allah does not cast a glance, it does not look at your appearances, your bodies and your wealth, rather Allah looks at your hearts and your deeds.

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What marks a person what makes a person is not how they look.

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It's the state of their hearts

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to give you an example, from the time of the Sahaba

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The alarm, Abdullah hypnobabies salute the leader of the hypocrites.

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He was a very impressive figure, a very imposing figure

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to physically describe the light not even subtle.

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It was extremely fair he had red flaming cheeks.

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He was very handsome. This was up to like

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the lead of the hypocrites.

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He was very handsome.

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He cuts an imposing striking figure. When he walks into the room.

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He had a sudden commanding presence.

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When people cast their eyes on Him, they were captivated by his handsome son is beautiful.

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When he spoke, his words were soft, his tone of voice was smooth, alluring, sweet, captivating, the witch

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that was Abdullah hypnobabies

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in terms of physical beauty, in terms of the sweetness and the softness, and the smoothness of voice, he had no pale or parallel.

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And the light actually attached to that in the Holy Quran that was underlined or even subtle.

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He was the uncrowned king of Medina, prior to the arrival of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam. They were willing to crown Him as their king

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and their leader in Medina

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and your house will describe him despite his physical beauty, and the smoothness and the soft and sweets of your of his voice. Allah has the original say is what is our eighth look at some at some point in your smile told him and when you see them

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their bodies impressed and astounding. Their bodies pleased with our item dodgy pockets. And when you see them their bodies impressive Please

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wait. If they speak, the smiling only you pay attention and listen attentively to their words. Ally speaking not only about the all of the hypocrites, Allah has specifically referring to underline or even Salam.

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Then Allah says

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they are as hollow planks of wood

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propped up against the warm sun that their meaning Proctor

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who should loosen

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meaning Imagine you're building sites.

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And

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you've got planks of wood lying about

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you don't dispose of it, because apparently you think to yourself, shall we get rid of this plank of wood? Now let's keep him maybe one day might come in use. We don't know what it's useful for at the moment. But let's not throw it away. So you pick up the plank and you prop it up against the wall. You get another large

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piece of wood right now apparently it has no use to you. But maybe in the future, you might be able to put some use to it cuts us up chop it up, use it here or there. Let's not dispose of it. So you prop it up against the wall. last panel with Allah describes Abdullah having to obey even a subtle and his kin and his fellow hypocrites. Despite their handsomeness their beauty, their tall structures,

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their sweet, alluring, soft voices, their striking, imposing figures of manhood. Despite all of that, Allah says they are just like propped up planks of wood.

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And in contrast, this How about the alarm? Paul? weak.

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The hypocrites would hold their noses at some of the companions because of their poverty.

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And they would say to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, we will sit with you if only you don't have this riffraff around you. The pagans of Mecca and the hypocrites of Medina were no different in their contempt of some of this habit of the alarm because of their poverty

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and the lack of means

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to live. Yet what did Allah subhanho wa Taala say about this poor so how about all the Lauren who were considered riffraff by the mushrikeen of Makkah, as well as by the munaf dean of Medina.

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Allah subhanho wa Taala told the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam or messenger of Allah.

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Do not ever look beyond these companions of yours that others consider Rif

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And they hold in contempt. That's not the translation of the verse I'm paraphrasing

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What are we?

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Speaking about these How about all the love?

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later? The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam would see some of these posts about the love on him, and he would sit with them, and he would say, You are the ones about whom Allah reprimanded his message.

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of De La Habra mas de la hora and speaking about body's physical appearances, and de la junta Masuda Viola horn was extremely thin, wily small.

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He used to carry the miswak of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam and his water and his pillow and his sandals and his stick and staff.

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So because he used to carry them as swag, the smog he would also climb the trees to break off twigs to use as miswak. So one day he climbed the tree and whilst he was up there, rummaging and foraging in the branches,

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looking for a suitable tweak to break off.

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So how about the lover I'm standing at the base of the tree looking up at him, the wind blew, and when the wind blew his clock, his cloth also blew from side to side and revealed his legs. His legs were extremely thin and spindly.

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So the Sahaba of the law in voluntarily seeing this very small figure with spindly legs that had just been exposed by the blowing of the wind, and the shifting of his cloth. They in voluntarily and spontaneously began laughing at the spindly legs of undeletable must be alive.

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Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam didn't laugh with them, he didn't even smile. He said to them, You laugh at the spindly legs of ignorant America that was a cuneiform de la de la. By Allah. These legs will be waiting and heavier in the scales of alarm, the day of judgment and even mount.

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These were the Sahaba of the Allahu Allah will not look at your bodies and not your wealth alone will look at your deeds and your hearts. Handsome, tall, strong, built sturdy, imposing figures like delight hidden or even saloon

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with sweet, soft, alluring voices, and the commanding presence are described by Allah subhanho wa Taala as useless planks of wood propped up against the wall,

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companions, poor, so poor, they can only afford one cloth.

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So small, widely and thin, that when their legs are exposed, their spindly legs are scoffed at and laughed at spontaneously by their own friends and colleagues and companions. Then Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says, You laugh at his legs, by Allah, his legs shall be heavier than mount with in the scales of Allah on the Day of Judgment. Allah does not judge us, Allah will not judge us, by our appearances, our wealth,

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our bodies, it's our hearts, that Allah will look at our deeds, it's our spirits, our rule that really matters to the laws of nature.

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having

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discussed some of this, I hope we can realize that it's imperative. It's vital for us, for our spiritual survival, for our religious survival, to recognize the obligation, the necessity of paying adequate attention to our spirits, to the health of our souls, to nourishing our souls, giving its June food and drink and nourishment of protecting our oceans spirits from the diseases

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that plague is

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and that we should divide our attention

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between our bodies and souls. Indeed, you know, everyone seems to know the idea that your bodies have a right over

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your bodies have a right have. Everyone seems to know that IDs. But you know how the Hadeeth actually begins.

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It doesn't begin so we are all very selective. Some of us remember one part of the Hadeeth your spouse has a right over you. Your body has a right over you. Your guest has a right over you. But you know how in all of the narrations of the Hadeeth you know how the words begin in Arabic Allah

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indeed your role as a writer

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He does not begin with your body or your spouse or your guests. He always begins with the words, indeed your Lord has a right of you.

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And the spirits belongs to Allah.

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The spirits belongs to Allah. I'm going to last when Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam attested to the words and the advice of some man with Farsi, it'll be a lot more and because these were his words,

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and also the words of Rasulullah sallallahu, alayhi wasallam.

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Of course, he was referring to the physical body.

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But the reason he was referring to the physical body was because the heartbeat of the alarm, this alarm, the alarm was advising was totally neglectful of his body, fasting every single day, weakening himself worshiping for the whole night, and not paying any attention to his family.

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So much so that it caused a conflict. And his own father became extremely concerned and complained sort of sort of law sort of the law it that was a very unique case. But in any case,

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the advice of someone with Farsi, or the law of Iran, and the advice of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam began with the words in the Arabic garlic haka indeed your Lord.

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There is no concept in that teaching of the idea of an overriding and supreme rights of the spouse or the guests or even one's own body over the rights of last resort.

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And the rights of Allah includes the rule,

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because of its divine origin.

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So, yes, we need to look after ourselves, we need to cater for our physical needs, we need to provide physical nourishment, food and drink for our physical bodies, we need to protect them from disease, yes, but it should not be the be all and end all. It should not be the decisive factor in our lives, it should not be the decisive feature of our existence, it should not be the only thing that we are worried about, in fact, more than the health and the protection of our bodies we need to care for and be considerate of the health and the protection of our and our spirits.

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And going back to that illustration of how sometimes we try to do good, we don't really achieve much, and the example I gave the garden, of course, we should continue doing good. But it's important that once we are doing good, we are also doing our utmost to remove the brambles, the forms the weeds, and the nettles, and the harmful plants that grow in the garden of our hearts. So that's the good deeds that we do. The flowers that we plant, colorful and fragrant, though they may be, they are not extinguished, exterminated and overwhelmed by these harmful elements in our hearts. So it should be a simultaneous process of as an act of emergency, getting rid of all the harmful

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elements in our hearts, we may not be able to exterminate them altogether. In fact, it doesn't happen. But we should be able to curtail them, control them, curb them, curb their influence, reduce them,

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and prevented them from harming the rest of our teams. Only then will we be able to allow our hearts to flourish, to grow healthily to have life. And how will that life be marked? How will the hearts and the spirits grow and flourish? Well, they will be marked with the love of Allah, rather than the love of the dunya and everything besides Allah, they will be marked with the love of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam true love, true love.

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True love which is reflected indeed, in an absence.

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The level of alarm that of a result of source allottee seldom show and desire for the

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the power and the strength to worship Allah in the manner of this habit of the law. And the great saints, scholars, sages and savants have this.

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The manner to have the ability of worshiping Allah has that we see a law and if not, then at least with the conviction that Allah has watchful over us for every moment of our existence. So develop that level of consciousness.

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With the love of Allah with the hearts brimming with the love of Allah and his son, the love to become engrossed and immersed in the love of Allah, His Messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, that it will be a unique experience. And only then will we be able to gain a small touch and portion of what the Sahaba of the alarm experienced with a sort of law, some of the law and that enabled them to score such miraculous feats and achieve and to come

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What they accomplish, individually and collectively.

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Until we do not

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care and cater for the health and the needs of our spirits, we won't be able to achieve any of this. Until we don't try to curtail and control the diseases of the heart, we won't be able to eradicate them all together, but at least control them and curb that influence. Even the little good that we do will be overwhelmed by these things, they will continue to destroy them. Now people often ask the question, okay, how do we achieve that? How do we

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eradicate the diseases of the heart? How do we curb that influence? How do we achieve what we've just discussed? There's no magic pill. There's no instant solution. It requires a lifelong efforts of hard work, of endeavor of striving. But one thing and I'll end with this, connect yourselves to the pious, and connect yourselves to

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connect your soul. So the illustrious and the luminaries of the oma, for this has always been the tradition of Islam.

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If a law wished a law could have given the companions a book individually, everyone could have read their book, connected with Allah directly, personally understood the Quran as they wanted to, on an individual level. But Allah did not give them the Koran, even though that's exactly what the grace demanded of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and what the people of Medina also demanded, after his hedger, they kept telling him if you really are prophets, bring us a book bring us a book that we can read, we can touch whose covers we can touch, we can open and close that who's paid what we can feel, and then we can actually read and study for ourselves. But law did not reveal the Quran

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in the form of the book. Despite the incessant demands of the people of Makkah, and the people of Medina.

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There's a wisdom in that. Allah did not reveal a book in physical form.

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Allah sent the Quran not even directly to the soul of Lhasa love it or send them Allah Subhana Allah told the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam to listen to gibreel alayhis salaam

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gibreel alayhi salam brought the Holy Quran from Allah has origin to the hearts of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam

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Luna Zilla who Allah Allah, Allah indeed he revealed it to your hearts with the permission of Allah meaning gibreel alayhis salam romance la Hardwick Medina sonica tangela Bay in Elena Khurana

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Khurana, Elena bayana. Allah says to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, do not move your tongue with the Quran so that you may hate make haste with the Quran. Don't worry, it is our duty to gather and collect the Koran in your heart, then it is our duty to expound on to you. Therefore for either parent Now,

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when we recite the Quran, then you follow its recitation.

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What does it mean? What does it mean for either Khurana

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when we have recited the Quran, the new follow its recitation, did Allah recite the Quran? Surah Surah Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, that's the verse of the Quran. No he did not. Allah gave the Quran gibreel jabril alayhi Salaam brought Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. gibreel alayhis salam would recite the Quran to the prophets of Allah. Allah terms the recitation of gibreel la Salaam as our recitation.

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Our recitation when we have recited you follow its recitation, you know what that amounts to what the prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam would do you believe alayhis salaam would recite the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam would follow his recitation quickly for the fear out of fear of losing the Quran and missing parts of it. So if Djibouti Lily Salaam would recite the Quran and say that heartbeat Asana colita, Angela beaten Allina, Jamal Khurana prophets Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam wood moving his lips just as the light of the alarm grandma demonstrated when he related this Hadith, and just as every scholar and Hadith relating this hadith has demonstrated to his audience

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and his students, that I now move my lips just as the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam would move his lips and Abdullah have a burst of the alarm I said.

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That's what the prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam would do silently move his lips and recite under his breath alongside and parallel to the recitation of God, the latest salon. So Allah said, Don't recite along with us, no problem or messenger of Allah. We understand your zeal and your fear that maybe you will miss part of the recitation, don't worry, we will not allow you to make

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or allow you to forget anything of the Holy Quran. It is our duty to gather the Quran in your heart and to also expand the Quran to you. So don't worry, listen to our recitation our station, meaning Gabriel's recitation on my behalf. Listen to his recitation attentively, silently. Then when he has completed his recitation, you recite after him, you know, people look down upon the method of teaching the holder or an to children. People say we live in the space age, we live in the age of the internet, the World Wide Web, the global village, we live in the age of supercomputers, microprocessor processes. And here we are the same old mulas teaching kids how to handle a handle

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lilla he, Linda, Hey, you know what, if that method was good enough for the Messenger of Allah with his teacher to breed alayhis salaam, it's good enough for us as well.

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Because that's exactly the method.

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So the Quran has not come down as an individual book distributed to every individual read a make of it what you want.

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The Quran came through gibreel alayhis salaam, even directly to the prophets of Allah Islam, from Allah to Djibouti, from Djibouti to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, from the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in book form, know from heart to heart, math to ear to the Sahaba of the lava anglim from the Sahaba in book form, always know from Master ear, heart to heart, and so on all the way till this day, if Allah wish, a law could have given the Quran individually, why do we call this harbor this harbor because of their software, that company of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, the Sahaba of the Allah and who did not learn the Holy Quran or their religion by attending

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formal lessons or reading books and doing homework, never.

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Or just by attending the Juma hotma

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amazingly, we have 1000s of Hadith

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the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam think of this the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam performed Jamal Salah after arriving in Medina given take let's not we don't have to be accurate but given take over the 10 years of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam performed approximately 500 Jamal Salah true approximately over 10 years 500 jamara Salah how many footballs are there 500 approximately? Do you know in the entire collection of Hadeeth you will not find a single complete football

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amazing

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500 500 foot bars approximately nowhere in the entire collection of hobbies. Will you find a complete football of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam of jamara Salah

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What Does that suggest?

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They didn't learn the entire Deen just from one sermon a week.

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They didn't learn their Deen from formal classes, books pen and paper and homework.

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If you look at the Hardys in the 1000s, how do the Sahaba of the Allahu relates the Hadees

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the lavorando says essays we were riding with Rasulullah sallallahu wasallam I pulled up my horse close to the horse of the sword of La Liga Salaam and to my knees were touching his knees. And I asked him a question. He replied, I'm delighted and I saw that on the lower emphases. We were out of the city of Medina traveling at night, just some sort of loss of the LA Hollywood cinema myself. I was serving him attending to his needs. This is what he relates to me. Abu huraira de la Ramsay's we walk in with the prophets of the lava leaves the Medina he disappeared into a garden. We all started looking for him. When he came back. I found him this is what he related to me.

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The alarm unsymmetrical the alarm says the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam went to visit a companion who had invited him. We went there and the Sahaba of the alarm came in droves and thrown the house until we heard the province of the law doesn't say this. We were in was Delica we're in Mina, we were in Girona. We were in Dubuque, we were here. We were there. We were out of the city you're traveling. This is how the Sahaba of the illawarra gained their Deen and conveyed it to us through their software and their company, not through formal sermons and classes.

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That is how the Sahaba gain their Deen. This is how we need the Prophet sallallahu some didn't just teach them. Here's the word of Allah go and do what you want with it. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam spent time with them. They spent time with him. His character rubbed off on them. His presence affected them indeed, it did.

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Come

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Penny is important. Cyber is important. It was only through the cyber, the company of the Prophet sallallahu Sallam that the Sahaba were called Sahaba companions for no other reason. That is how they changed. That is how they became what they became. And that tradition has continued till this day.

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You will learn more in the presence and the company of the pious and the learner. And you will gain from the casual reading or even a studious reading of books of pen and paper of formal lectures, just like this, how about on the line?

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So, how do you achieve this purification of the soul is flourishing of the spirits as growth of the hands? How do you give life nourishment, food and drink and health to the spirits. There's no magic pill. There's no miraculous instant solution. It's a long, arduous journey. It's a prolonged effort. It's a lifelong endeavor, like most of the things, but you can take the first step along that journey. And you will need a guide you will need those who are able to help and guide to the strength of their character, their presence, their spirituality, their knowledge, their piety, they will be able to influence you and affect you.

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And as the law says I'm Alan with this young lady in law Hakuna Masada teen Oh believers adopt the taqwa in respect of Allah and be with the truthful be with the veracious. And it's no coincidence that Allah says in the first part of the verse are believers adopt acquire in respect of Allah. And in the second part, Allah says and be with the side that being the voracious the truthful, because you have said the two are connected. If you want to achieve and attain that that was the last panel with Allah, then you can do so by the second part of the verse by being with the Saudi theme.

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I pray that last panel with Allah enable us to understand male lawmakers amongst those who have

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male male lawmakers amongst the side have been male lawmakers, people have guidance and righteousness who lead others to guidance and righteousness. Male lawmakers amongst those whose hearts are purified, and whose hearts and rules and spirits are given life food and drink nourishment, and the freedom to flourish and to be healthy so that

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our souls may live on healthily and that the souls may find their true abode in the accurate and even their true connection with lots of people in this about as well as in the hereafter.