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In 111

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when studying horns, the fiddle horn is the one that will be he wanted to look at it when learning should audit and personnel means the Merlin or when you have the Hila Villa woman you

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want to show that when you know he Lahore he gonna want to shut up.

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She don't wanna do many days when you tell

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me absolutely human observer

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umbrella, we

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learn a lot

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in our ministry regime

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in Allahumma lunarlon

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somebody was sending

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a lot of muscle.

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The muscle later Allah Ibrahim

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Ibrahim Majeed Allahumma barik

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Hamad come about Allah Ibrahim Ibrahim it

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was thanks to listeners salaam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato. clear enough for most of the evening, you've been listening to various scholars speak about various aspects of a man wanting to learn he lays

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person personality, life and character and has learned

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considering that it's a subject to

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the law, here, they may be some degree of repetition.

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But for the next 45 minutes or so, what I wish to focus on

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is the legacy of

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more than him as a purse.

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What he left behind

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what he bequeath to this

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and in order to them standards, we need to know about the demography

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and the climates of Iraq at the time.

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I'd also mentioned a bit regarding

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how the flick of a moment what he thought I had to learn, eventually came about how it evolved.

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And undoubtedly, one of the most famous questions and allegations against them

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is

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that he and the scholars of his family

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and his school of fish in general,

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lack the knowledge of heavy

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and in fact, many of the teachings and the tenants of the Hanafi School of phip contradicts the heavy thought of sort of law, some of the law might

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address both these topics in Sharla.

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Considering that it's only four to five minutes. Obviously, I can't offer a comprehensive approach or answer to these issues. While I hope to touch upon a few things that will shed some light and hopefully take us away from here with a better understanding of Islam.

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He laid his teachings as fifth and most important in his position

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in the entire law school alumni league.

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Many speakers

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disparagingly, and very offensively, and that's no surprise.

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Mr. Mohammed bin Hassan shavon You're here to learn.

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Someone informed him that people speak ill of you.

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Mohammed was one of my students.

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So now Mohammed bin Hassan shibani. And I had to learn he replied by saying Alhamdulillah all praise to that Allah

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who has endowed me with such a position that people still point fingers at me, whether in a bad way.

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And Oscar Wilde,

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an English playwright and man of letters said

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there's only one thing worse than beans spoken about. There's only one thing being worse than spoken about. And that is not to be spoken about at all.

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Remember what it was someone

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and for someone as great as he was?

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towered head and shoulders above most of the people in his time his contemporaries, it's inevitable that there will be those who oppose him out of sheer envy, spite, hatred, or ignorance. And that's why one of the most famous or the mouth had he used to say, amongst the piano photos he used to say himself.

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But anyone who hates the ball can infer or speaks ill of him, can only be one of two people either he is completely ignorant is a giant, or

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he is envious of mumble hanifa.

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Today's trial of being disparaged or spoken against or being accused of the wildest of things is no different to that of many great people. In fact, a poet says dealer in the law of the wallet in working in Ghana, manager la hora surah Marin millesime in Africa.

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The poet says it has been said that Indeed Allah has a son. And it has also been claimed that the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was a soothsayer. So if Allah and His Messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam both together, have beaten have not been spared the tongues of mankind and what about me?

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And another poem that many peoples would use about him and what

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he is hasulam further Islamia novel Satya, who, for NASA, who are the local zoo, Guevara Eden has not only what he has done in Houdini,

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but they ended the young man

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when they could not keep up with this pace.

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So people are his adversaries and his enemies, like the CO wives of a beautiful and fair maid, who say of her, that she is merely out of spite, and

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so they are unable to withstand his greatness, his knowledge, his piety is standing. And when there is no argument, the next stage of the argument is character assassination. And that's all around the law here there has been a victim, we do not claim

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that he is greater than he was, we do not wish to ascribe to him any more than what Allah has given him. And we do not wish to attribute to him in bigotry. And I utter more than Allah subhanho wa Taala bestowed upon

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but he in his being a victim of such allegations and such abuse is no different to for instance, even our idea of the alarm. So you're gonna enable the alarm. And when he passed away, many of them divided themselves, well, something that divided themselves into two groups, there was one group

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that didn't stop at recognizing him for his virtue, but that elevated him to the rank of being a god. So the claim that say that idea of the loved one is God incarnate on earth. And there were others who went to the extreme of calling the beloved son in law and the law it was and someone of the caliber of seeing them or any of your loved one a disbelief.

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So, same with the mom.

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Some have indeed fabricated Hades in honor of a man

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and we repeat those and we absolve are any connection,

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ourselves have any connection with them, and at the same time, there are those who have gone to the extreme according

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to law here at the jar.

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So he is no different to the Great's of history and of your, in that way are those who go to both extremes. And our attitude should be of everyone in the room

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of him, his views, his works, his books, his writings, his teachings, microtia for each

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other level, and yes, the Makita album in that guitar, Allah has refused to protect any book from error, except his own book.

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There's only one book on Earth, which as Muslims, we believe is free from any error, and that is the last panel. Beyond that, we do not know scripture.

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We don't ascribe infallibility and innocence and protection to anyone or anything else, apart from the sort of loss and a lot of them.

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But even in a balanced manner, let's consider the life of

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God and then how it evolved.

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In order to understand that, we need to look at a bit of history

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after the time was

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Are during the time of season I would have thought of the alarm

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when Iraq was conquered

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Iraq

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is not the same Iraq as we understand it.

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Just as Persia in Islamic writings is not the same Persia that we understand it today.

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Iraq was much further

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to the east than it's considered now.

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And even Persia most of Asia today was included in the original Persians we found in Islamic writings, but it was even further east. That's one modern day of honey Stan was actually considered part of Persia.

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And that's why mama well, honey for Rockefeller, his grandfather was actually from Gabon.

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And even in mama Buddha, in a famous collector of the youth

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he's from such as stone and such a stone was in Afghanistan.

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So hanifa Imam, a Buddha would suggest only the famous collector of headings, and many of the scholars were actually

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in orange.

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So iraq at that time, that will say that two cities were regarded as being the main areas of Iraq and they were Kufa and buster.

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During the reign of season a lot of hubbub over your life,

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saving your loved ones. Kufa has been set up as a new thriving city under the command of Stephen, BB. He stands at the law, school level, your level and as a teacher.

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And when he sent him as a teacher, he actually wrote to the people of Kufa.

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Why was there a need to send someone of the caliber of I'm delighted and responsible for who became a stronghold.

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It was a military garrison city. It became as soon evolved into a melting pot of languages, cultures and peoples. It was a center of riches for the Islamic empire, and assumed Kufa and bussard together became the two principal cities of Islam. So much so that not too long after saving a barber or your loved one. So you're going to enable the lover and being the son in law Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, the immediate of the meaning the believers, he actually shifted the Islamic capital from Medina to Kufa.

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So that should tell us the position of the city of Kufa, in the earliest days of Islam, say that a lot of your love for seeing all of this. He sent it to the greatest teacher to them all

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of them all, and that will save them and to lighten the alarm. And he actually wrote to the people of Iraq, saying to them, I Kufa but I wanted to keep Abdullah Masood with me. And I benefit from his company. But I have given you privilege over myself of this company, therefore look after.

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So I'm delighted to Massoud, there'll be a lot more I'm traveled to goofer and then when he arrived, he became the greatest teacher of the people have the greatest authority he wasn't the only one. Over time gradually, so many Sahaba the loved one who settled resided, stayed for a while pass through and taught in godfather the numbers are immeasurable,

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which cannot put a number to them.

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70 of the veterans of the Battle of Bunker became residents of the city of Kufa

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70 of the Sahaba Viola amongst the veterans of the Battle of whether they made Kufa their home city

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300

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of those who have are the Allahu anhu in the 6500 I have given based on the love I lead with some of them beneath the tree in Abia, 300 of those out of the a loved one who took a permanent residents in the city of

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Assam scholars have mentioned no fewer than 1500. So how about the love, who didn't just pass through, but who actually took a permanent residence in the city of Guelph.

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And amongst them was to live in Moscow, there'll be a loved one who towered above them all in learning. Abdullah, Allah and he was sent to the primary purpose of teaching the people of

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1000s eventually graduated under him. According to some estimates, more than 4000 scholars graduated under Abdullah

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Abdullah Abdullah

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A few years later when I say that it really

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shifted the capital of Islam from Medina, Kufa

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and he arrived in Kufa when he saw the centers of learning when he saw the scholarship

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when he saw the preeminence of the scholars of Kufa, in the sciences of Islam, this will say that not only it'll be a lot of fun, he remarked Russian a lot not married. But mother.

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May Allah have mercy on ignore the name of Abdullah who was rude. Indeed, he has filled the city with knowledge.

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And in one narration, he said, the US harbor Abdullah soldier have in Korea, the strangeness of Abdullah Massoud, other lamps of the city of Kufa.

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Now imagine

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the greatest

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expanding Empire of the time.

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The seeds of the lava, the capital of the ever expanding Islamic empire, the most prominent city in the whole of the Islamic world, in many ways, in learning in scholarship, in language in poetry, and the political capital, and the largest military garrison. That was no small place.

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The best of the best resided there. And chief amongst them was Abdullah Massoud as a teach them see them and it'll be a loved one continue to teach the people.

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And thus, I mentioned all of this to state that the learning of gufa and the learning in the city of bussola. And therefore the whole of Iraq, which was the richest, the grandest and the most powerful parts of the Islamic empire at the time. All of this learning referred back to two nobles, how about the loved one, there were many. However, all of them were overshadowed by two individuals. And these two individuals were saved them Abdullah was ruled and saved and even not be thought about your loved one.

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The 1000s of Sahaba, who lived there all taught all narrated heavy, or passed on their learning their wisdom and their teach. But they were overshadowed by two greats. So how about delighting muscles and your loved one.

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And many of the tabs he used to say that we have sat with the, with the Sahaba of the lover, and we're not even talking about the period, after the companions, we're talking about the period of the companions themselves. They would say that we have sat with various How about the alarm. And we have discovered that the knowledge of all the companions ultimately refers back to an ends with two individuals, and even not be able to live in the muscle.

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In fact,

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they would say that I have sat with the companions of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and I found them to be like pools of water.

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There are some pools of water that provide water and irrigate and quench the thirst of two people.

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And there are pools of water that provide water, irrigating quench the thirst of 10 people. And there are pools of water that provide water and irrigate and quench the thirst of 100 people.

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And then there are those pools of water, which of all the people of the earth were to gather and come to that pool of water, their quest, their first will be collectively quenched. And not one of them would go back without senators with any disappointment, one pool bit enough to irrigate all the people of the world. And that one pool amongst the people of that one pool is Abdullah Allah. He described him as being a single pool, who was sufficient to irrigate and water and quench the thirst of all the people of the world. What he meant was in terms of knowledge, inspiration and piety, and these were the leading tabibian who gave such verdicts that success is to the Sahaba of the love.

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I mentioned this because this was the climate of learning

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in this climates, which became the chief center of learning, not just for fit, came later.

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But there are the greatest imams of whose era we recite today. We're from Kufa

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we all learn about Arabic.

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Arabic grammar was not set by the betterment of the Arabs. Arabic grammar and the laws of Arabic grammar was set by the scholars of Basra but more importantly of Kufa.

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Kufa became a center of learning during that time immediately after the Sahaba of the love, of logic of mathematics of secular

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sciences of the effect of the Arabic language. It was the melting pot of languages, cultures, sciences and learning in that environment, the greatest scholar, one of the greatest scholars who inherited all this knowledge of Abdullah and was rather the law one and save your loved one to have the chief scholars amongst the 13 were

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among us one

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of their students, some of the chief, one of the one individual who inherited that knowledge and was recognized as having inherited that knowledge and that treasure and that who succeeded outcome and password in that knowledge was among ebrahimian nothing.

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He wasn't just one individual, he towered head and shoulders above everyone else. And the Chief Student, Ibrahim Makai, was murdered, not abused.

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And her mother not abusive a man, his most famous and most brilliant student, who gained all of that knowledge that came trickling down from the companions.

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And from the tab, it

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was none other than Mr. Manuel hanifa.

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I mentioned this brief history to show that Mr. Manuel Hanif arakata lovely was not in some forgotten part of the world, or in the small village where he had a couple of students around him who used to teach rather than one he for African law, he and he

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was the most leading image of his time in the sciences of Islam in the greatest capital of the Muslim world.

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And that's why when the woman saw when a woman saw that bus of belief, when he wished to establish Baghdad as a brand new city, but that was an amazing story. It was the first city in the world to actually have been planned from the very beginning and from the outset, the entire city was planned by engineers and architects, even before the first brick was laid,

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and this magnificent city which eventually came to be known as a jewel of the East, the intellectual powerhouse of the whole world,

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not just the Islamic world. This city Baghdad when Masuda, basil, Calif, wish to establish it, who did he want to make the Chief Judge of all the scholars of the Islamic world, none other than a man

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because of his position, remember what hanifa who the lady refused for various reasons, and eventually was punished, he was tortured. And despite being tortured, he remained unswerving, faithful and loyal to what he believed that he had inherited from the Sahaba out of the alignment the web. And as this he died a martyr at the hands of oppressors

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that shows the climates of Kufa and of Baghdad

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as well, later when he was still being prepared

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with that history, that has realized that number one, he thought I hit the lottery when he taught when he narrated

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he was the he was at the climax in the peak of the peak.

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Remember, when you follow HIPAA law he was as was mentioned earlier, he was a master of the sciences. But he excelled in fact, because ultimately, fick is the distillation of religious knowledge.

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And this takes me to the next point, which is that why motion fit, fit fit, and no one had even know what an

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ultimately there can be no understanding of the Quran and Hadees without effect.

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after the fact, the Quran and the Hadith are two sources of raw information, unprocessed information

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there is no way of understanding the Quran and the Hadith without the fit and the interpretation explanation.

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It's impossible.

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For instance, the Quran

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does not contain the description of Salah it doesn't know where in the Quran Do you find a description of Salah?

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Nope.

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Except for salado health, but that's different. The normal everyday five times Allah you will not find this description anywhere in the book and not even in great detail. You will find even the major details and most salient aspects of Salah in the Quran. And that's our daily worship.

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So where do we cut ourselves off

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and it's not just a hobby.

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Ultimately the Quran and the Hadith are raw sources of information

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and not all of them are recognized.

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For instance, let me read a story about a man

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named

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Ramesh undisputedly is regarded as one of the greatest scholars of Hadith. Without difference without disputes.

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With the law, he and he was once seated with a man.

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And he related, someone came and asked a couple of questions.

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So he directed these questions that match

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your terms. And Ethan said to him reply,

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reply to all of the questions.

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My mom has listened. And then when I'm finished, I'm Irish said to him,

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Where did you get these massage? From? whence Did you deliver these massage from? Where did you derive these massage?

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so far?

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you relate this to me from fallout from fallout from fallout from a sort of loss of the love and ecosystem, you relate this to me from fallout from Rasulullah sallallahu wasallam, you relate to this hadith to me, and he mentioned a number of hobbies that you wish had related and that number one if I had heard from him, and then number one, if I said, I derive this answer from this Hadeeth this answer from that study, and he listed all of us all of their hobbies from which he had derived those muscle and answers to the question in my mind trying to learn is that Hasbrook enough enough, you relate to me in one moment, all the hobbies that are related to you in 100 days? Yeah, National

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fuqaha uncommon optic ba de la Rajan has to be killer.

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He said to him, oh assembly of jurists or assembly of alcohol are included of 40 experts and fit or assembly of alcohol. You are the doctors and we are the pharmacists.

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And you overbought hanifa you have taken both.

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What was in an AMA shocking to learn is saying quite simply, that what we do is that we relate heavy This is raw information.

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We like found pharmacists, we only dispense the medicine,

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we cannot diagnose

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any illness.

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We cannot provide any prescription.

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We cannot provide any diagnosis or prognosis. We cannot prescribe. We cannot assess. We cannot tell you what to take how much to take, or whether it's going to be beneficial for you or not, whether to use it, when to use it and how to use it.

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This is the privilege of the experts in the field the doctors, a pharmacy will just supply the medicine.

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So Oh assembly of jurists, we are like the pharmacists, we have the collection of Hadeeth. But that collection of these can only be put to genuine use by you jurists and a war hanifa you've taken both, you cannot be a therapy without being

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a person cannot be a fee on experts and fit without being an expert in the Quran and the Hadith, because ultimately, that's what fit is, is a distillation and a refinement, and a simplification of what the book contains.

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If you want to know how to praise the Lord, you cannot read the Quran.

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Because if you did, it would be to no avail IE trying to look for the description of the Salah in the Quran, you will not find it anywhere. You will not.

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And there are 1000s of Javi even they are scattered and those who say it's fine. Let's suffice with Buhari

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even that's not an argument. Over the years I've been teaching

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the abridged version of sakiko Buhari in English every week

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from the love of completed almost half of the book with a common theme, and one of the things that's become clear to many people. And that was also one of my aims

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is how complex

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how mind bogglingly difficult

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understanding the heavy thought muscle loss and alarm it is.

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It's

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it's almost an impossibility

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for the layperson, and even for that ruler man

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without the interpretation and the exposition of the other passage. Again, it's another impulse impossibilities

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so the default rules

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Sources of raw information. If you want to know how to pray Salah, you will not be able to consult the Koran and come away with an understanding of the procedure of Salah. You will have to resort to the books of fic where the book of fit will simply tell you from beginning to end, that this is how you pray. You won't delve into the evidences the arguments, because they are too complex as a Muslim, you simply want to know how to pray. And religious law is not just about Salah religious law, may Allah have mercy on the amount of Islam. They didn't just distill the Salah for us, they distilled hundreds of 1000s of Messiah and from the core idea for us. And that's what used to happen

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during the time of mankind.

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He wasn't just one teacher with a couple of students remember what hanifa had to learn the Council of Allah.

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It was like a huge court. And in this course, with the most brilliant minds, the most brilliant minds of this of Kufa of bislama era.

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And

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before I continue, didn't just limit his learning to Iraq. He went to Medina on many occasions it said that he did hedge 55 times.

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On each occasion without doubt he met with the scholars of Makkah and Medina.

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And that's why when the bus of Khalif Munsell he was summoned, and he asked him is a not a man.

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When he arrived, one of the courtiers on the scholars who was with a bus he said to him, here comes the most learned of the

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the most learned of the oma so a bus or Solomon saw their bus and Khalif asked him what he thought of him to lay on our man. Where did you get your knowledge from?

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someone wanting to learn, he replied, I have gained my knowledge from the companions of Bob Abdullah Abdullah Abdullah.

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And the reason for mentioning these names is that the knowledge of

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your loved one was from his companions, who are chiefly to be found in Medina and in Kufa and the companions are delighted and restored in Kufa, the companions of Abdullah Rama in Medina, and the companions of Abdullah in our bus of the Alabama in Makkah. So wherever

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he went, for instance, when he would go to Makkah, the most famous students of I'm delighted are bustle. The last one

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was number one in the huge audience of Imam Abdullah Abdullah Haley, who narrated directly from Abdullah and Ambassador lavandula. Know,

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the scholars say when Imam Juanita would walk in, Imam Abdullah would tell the whole audience two parts and he would invite them to let it sit right in front

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of you so the man in Kufa will do the same. No one would have permission to sit closer to him than him and

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the same was in Medina, Kufa in Makkah, so he visited all of these areas, so his knowledge wasn't limited to the knowledge of the ark. Then when he would sit in his gathering in Kufa, he didn't just have a couple of students around him, the people around him were the most brilliant minds, the greatest scholars in their own right. That's why just one of his students man will use the law Hooray. He then became the first arville. That's the first Chief Judge of the whole of Islamic empire with this capital in bizarre.

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And if remember, we use, it wasn't the greatest at the time, in the view of those who elected him and appointed him to that position, he would never be appointed to that position. And he was just one of the people who sat around him. And

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so we have this whole Council of orlimar, the likes of Imam Hassan the moms offer your mama will use of Mr. Mohammed, who themselves were the teachers of the most famous orlimar.

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And what would happen, a question will be raised would be raised, there would be discussion under the guidance and supervision of the law. Eventually, when the old man would agree, or he would dictate a final ruling than all of the automount would accept only then would it be considered part of the fit and the teachings for the people obviously.

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It was like a

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the highest counsel of the most brilliant minds in the whole ama, who sat under

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him, I'm waiting for him to learn his knowledge was preserved in that manner. That is the origin of the Hanafi school.

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That is his legacy. That's why today, and this is no comments and no disparagement, and no detraction from the other schools effect we love and we revere all that word of mouth

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without distinction

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We love them and we reveal

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if anyone has made errors, there is no one who is free from blemished and error. There is no book that is protected as a non profit you'd have to learn he said except the book of Allah.

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There is no

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individual apart from the MBA, who stood out was Sarah, who we regard as being infallible for that and Brd who said Absalom spoke of the revelation of the last panel data, and that we cannot attribute to anyone asked.

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So what I say is not detraction from the other imaams of fit in their schools without dads but it's a fact. Today, most of the Ummah follow the Hanafi school effect.

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And over the years

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it's the standing of the Hanafi School of fear and its complexity, that in matters of a bother even though in matters of personal worship. While a man may have resorted to other schools effect when it came to finance, economics and public administration, and the running of countries and empires, all the Islamic empires from that time till today all the way till the Ottoman khilafah all of them relied only on the Hanafi school.

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The reason is, because the Hanafi School of fit under the supervision of Manuel hanifa ultimately covered most aspects, one of the most famous books of Imam will use of his guitar,

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and the guitar will Herat is a very complex book, which he compiled for the cliff home Rashid, for the sake of the whole ambassador, Islamic empire in order to collect kurage taxes and other income, and how complex that tax task was. This whole body of law was founded on just one treaties written by a man who will use the law to lay that one book of one scholar in the Council of a mumble.

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And that's been the case till today. So when it comes to personal worship, yes, people may resort to other schools of fact, when it comes to finance economix extensive legal laws, even political laws, even the laws of sale, ie diplomacy and dealings with other countries throughout history, that will America and the rulers have relied on the Hanafi school effect.

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And can you imagine that all of that was set in the earliest days in the modulus of a mumble hanifa.

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And as long as his relationship with habito is concerned, like I said, people have gone to the extent of calling him saying that he never knew Arabic.

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If I was in the capital of the Islamic empire, as I said, that soon became the center of poetry, of literature, of grammar.

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And of the highest sciences. It wasn't just a political capital, it was a scholarly capital, and the lingua franca there was only one language or the most common language and lingua franca was Arabic. And remember, hanifa presided over the greatest Council of Scholars and minds in the whole oma at that time. Can you imagine him or hanifa, not knowing Arabic.

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Can being chosen to be appointed to the chief, the chief judge of the whole empire?

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That's an accusation not even worth the piles

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of accusation famous is the question of

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the very famous allegation. quite simple.

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Was that anyone who spent more time with the lahardee

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for the alarm? Was there anyone from the very beginning the first mock Minh, and the first Khalifa taken over Casa de la I will spend more time with the Prophet sallallahu Sallam than anyone else, and quality time. So you don't want to be alone. I used to say to the alarm

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and use the same general that I used to say to Abubakar aboubaker, you give me one night of yours and I am willing to give you my entire life.

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What makes is that? Oh, that one nice that you spent with us a little law in the cave of fall of the tongue.

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Just one night when Allah called him his companion in the Quran.

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Meaning he spent time but give me just one of those lines.

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No one spent more time and say that I'm about to do the alarm. How many?

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How many?

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The alarm became Muslim in the seventh year of Hitler. He only stayed three years with a sort of loss and the love it was on them. So all of the Sahaba Viola harmony is the most prolific narrator of more than 5200.

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Season.

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A handful season 11 relates more than 5200

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What is a beloved wife of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, the Princess of Makkah, the daughter of Abu Sufyan, Sophia Viva la Vida, she lived as a wife with Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam. And she lived for many years thereafter, in order her time with Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and thereafter, Abu huraira relates for more than 5200 ad

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relates for

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the alarm, famous companion from the very beginning, how many how these relate

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to viola, the wives of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam with the exception of in a shot of the Allahu anhu even collectively don't relate as many Hadith as all the youngest Sahaba on the line. So the number of heavy that a person relates is no reflection of their standing in scholarship, or their standing in piety or even their knowledge. There was no one more knowledgeable than the last line and yeah, how many hobbies do we hear?

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If the experts in the stars have had these regarded him

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as their master? Mm hmm. We'll use Mr. Mohammed imaams offer Mr. Ahmed huson. These were the teachers of the Hadees. To give you some examples we've all heard of

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the famous scholar of Hades, it's mentioned that the humble memorize 1 million headings, there are only a few 1000 Hadees. But when each of these has a separate chain of narration, the separate chains of narration are in Hindi terminology regarded as being to Hades. So the text may only be a few 1000 Hadees with different chains of narration, because the scholars would know the whole chain of narration. So with different chains of narration, can you imagine how complex that is on the right from foreigner who narrates from fuller and then underrate the same hubby from fala Hoon rates from him Hoon rates from him in that manner? You must read them the hunger to learn is reputed to

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have memorized 1 million.

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1 million and that's no exaggeration because his own Muslim it contains a minimum of 27,000

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published

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to handle memorize 1 million Howdy, Mr. Campbell would say about your mom. Yeah, even my

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mom. Yeah.

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But any amount your mom or even Medina, who was Mr. Medina. Mr. mojari says Mr. Sato. I've seen

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Mr. mojari memorize 10 million

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and he was a compute Eman How do you say is in my entire life? Mr.

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Medina in my entire life. I've never considered myself small. I have never been intimidated by any scholar with the exception of Mr. Murray.

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The only one who would say mumble hearty answer was which was him

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because of his standing and have even a scholarship, so I have never considered myself small. I have never been intimidated by anyone except I even Medina. Medina was so

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humble. And a mom Yeah.

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And they would gather this famous trail, they would gather and discuss her these

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essays says we would discuss with Ethan feck. When we would all differ, eventually we would turn to him. Yeah. And we would say what do you say about this? What

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he would say we would all except

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if that was an evening Medina and yet he would defer to the authority of Yanomami. If that was the handle who memorize a million Hadees. Yeah, he would defer to the authority of Imam you have no money. And he

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stays with these hands of mine. I have personally written 600,001 narration I've personally written 1 million. That's not the ones he knew by heart is what he actually transcribed and written.

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And

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he inherited one mil over 1 million difference. That's about almost 1,100,000 pounds from his father. He spent every penny of it in the in the search for IDs, someone saw that in the end, he became so poor, he couldn't even afford sandals. One over 1,100,000 pounds he spent on the search for heavies.

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This marine of him

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number had memorized 1 million IDs. And then he says anybody that

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doesn't know is not somebody

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who was

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there was a student of Mr. Mobile use of and he would follow the Hanafi School of fit in such a degree that that Rama would say he would never depart from that teachings of Emmanuel hanifa.

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If, if the Hanafi school effect was founded on the opposition of heavy

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And that was the lack of Yeah, even in my in

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someone who had memorized someone who Mr. Humble says, he doesn't know anybody, there's no such thing.

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And yet he was a follower of the Hanafi school. And the students have a memorable useful copy one of the students.

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Same with Mr.

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Rajaratnam aka lightning, Barak. These are names, who are not normally known to be the students of delay, or the ones who followed his school.

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And there's very little time, I'd like to mention one thing, which is that, as far as difference of opinion is concerned, trust me, it's never going to be possible to unite on one on one verdict on one foot. It's impossible. It's human nature. Allah says in the Quran,

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they will remain different. That's human nature, as to how about all the love and who differed on many issues? And you know, forget these small issues like, how do you do this? And how don't you do that? I'm going to leave you with just one or two examples. What do you think is the most common thing that occurred during the time of the Sahaba of the law? That really shouldn't have seen any change at all, and which everyone knew and her children,

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adults, and men and women alike, ultimately, is that Salah? No, because the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam used to be at the front, he used to read Salah as an environment, the front of the alarm, and behind him, they wouldn't look around and they wouldn't look unhappy.

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And after Salah he would go straight home, he wouldn't pray his son and Noah feel in the machine. He used to pray at home, come to the masjid leave, and he would lead at the front. And then he would go back. So the only ones who could report the method of salon

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are the ones who stood in the front row. And who would stand in the front row immediately behind him and adjacent to him. The illenium income lamb, the ones of wisdom and intelligence most you should stand with me and we'll look at

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the National and the likes of the lightning was a little the loved one who stuck with him at all times. And then at home, it was the wives so the salon also lost a lot Harley who sell them is not really a candidate for something which they can relate in thorough detail. That's why that will have concluded that from Allah Akbar. salaam aleikum wa rahmatullah there are more than 200 valid points of differences amongst the scholars of Islam. 200 200.

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Last Allah, other things occur, very complicated. Well, I'll tell you one thing which everybody

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true, whether someone came to the mustard or not, whether someone saw them or not, everyone could hear the event. And the event was initiated in the very earliest days of Islam in the first year of hedra. for 10 years, everyone had a van five times a day.

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And it will mean they will, there were two main ones. Apart from the others, were two main things I'm delighted to say.

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So do you think any, at least a van would be narrated to us and recorded for us without any difference of opinion? Yes. Yes. Again, five times a day, women at home, children at home traders in the market.

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Those walk in the streets, those who never came to the gym five times a day, it wasn't a question of seeing was just a question of hearing five times a day, every day of the year 10 whole years. If there is one thing in which there should be no difference of opinion, that you would have been, but do you know in advance and in

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all the four schools are fit?

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All of them differ?

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According to the mathematical theory, there are only 13 words in other than 13. According to any for any man, accurate and humble. There are 15 According to him, I'm sure for you that are 90

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meaning sentences a lot, but a lot, a lot, a lot. But there's no difference in the wedding's question of whether you say it twice, once you repeat it 344 times. That's the difference.

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So there is a difference of opinion even about a van in all four schools. And the same goes for a farmer, none of the schools or the scholars agree in terms of the environment.

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So there will always be a difference of opinion. Let's respect that difference of opinion and not trying to argue for camera for the unattainable and the impossible. Another thing, I'll end with this, I'll end with this. One final example has to do with Ethan feck. And he also answers a question about how come there are only this many Hadeeth to his name.

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It might save you a lot more on how many of eath does he have

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Very few.

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Mr. Abu hanifa huhtala was a first pass away in 150.

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He passed away a number of years after one seven to nine hedger.

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Imam Shafi, then later and Mr. Humble right at the end. So these four scholars come one after the Well, obviously, some of them were contemporaries, but in terms of their dates of death, it's an ephah Mr. Malik, Imam Shafi, and

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people say the events many of the youth in the time of mumble hanifa delay, that's why there are very few Hadith attributed to him. So go back to the Hadith and everything will be solved. That's the argument, isn't it? As long as you go back to the Hadith and stop following opinions,

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you will be able to get the correct verdict.

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Remember what came first, there is no book that he wrote. That's one now. He never wrote a book and so he has zero hobbies, his name except what others have attributed to him through other neuro narrations, including his own students. He has no book in my mind that came after him and Monique has a stainless vodka, but you know how many of these they are immortal? Mr. Malik, how many IDs are there in the motto of Mr. Malik, attributed directly to the sort of last in the law it was on them, which we refer to as more for these

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approximately 700 only 700 Mr. Malik,

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only approximately 700 of his name in his guitar more

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than who comes later. Imam Shafi Imam Shafi Rahmatullah Healy has more than Mr. Malik, which he himself recorded, but not as many as the final one mount.

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humbles book is published the Muslims handle 27,000. So that means that if anyone's possession should be clear. And if anyone should have no two different opinions, but only one opinion, who would it be?

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The final amount.

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And yet you find in the books of fic, there are more variants narrations from humble than any other scholar.

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You find one opinion in the Hanafi school effect, two in the Maliki school effect, three in the sharpening school effect, and possibly four in the hunter harmony school, the fifth from the mountain

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himself to give you an exam, and that would never be the case, if because there was access to the ad. That meant that the verdict of fit would be clear. And I'll end with this amount of money for a hunter lolly. I'll give you one muscle that one example when a person travels, and once he passes beyond the

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necessary distance or intense or intense, unnecessary distance for Salah. We all know that we all know that he does. busser he truncates and shortens his prayer. So for God become to God. Now the question is Does he have to do to regard or Can he do for

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the shortening? Is it obligatory? Was it optional? Remember honey Farhatullah helium Hanafi scholars. They came first Mahmoud hanifa has zero had these two his name apparently?

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Would there be any confusion there the confusion in the view of what hanifa? Yes, because he never had so much to learn the scars of the Hanafi school offset of one verdict, one verdict, and that is it's watching. It's necessary. You have to shorten the prayer. Mr. Malik came later. He has 700 heavitree his name in his own book. And what

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should there be any confusion since he has 700? Hadeeth? No. My Monica Laurie has two views. There are two narrations something man Malik. One of them is that some of them aka to shorten the prayer. But you can still pray the for him and he came later. He came much later, he had the benefit of all the previous scholarship as well as a collection of Hadeeth. He has more added to his name than Mr. Malik. Should he be in a more complete? Well, I wouldn't say confused but should there be fewer narrations to his name about this muscle or or more, fewer? fewer there was there should be no confusion. Shafi yurakucho line has approximately three different durations.

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But the most correct duration of is that it's permissible. Not in my humble. Humble came much later. He was on imaam of Hadeeth. He had memorized 1 million Howdy. His book has a collection of more than 27,000 had he shouldn't not clarify everything because he had that he shouldn't it in my mind.

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It has the following foundations for to his name. One he says shorten the prayer is fun, it's obligatory. Second shorten the prayer is sooner. Third, both shortening or praying the full prayer are permissible, but shortening is better. And you know what the fourth narration is best. This is someone who had memorized one minion had a 27,000 book collection which is published and available.

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His fourth verdict was or he will alfia to unhide, the hidden massala I wish to be excused from answering this question.

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And I'll end with that sort of the law or sudden the matter I think he was sued in the Vietnam War. He was happy Hmm.

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