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under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, chairman of Mohammed bin Rashid society, the Department of Tourism and commerce marketing organized the ninth Ramadan forum, under the slogan gathering to succeed
from second to 18th ramadan 1431 12 to 28 August 2010.
Bismillah al Rahman al Rahim al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil alameen wa Salatu was Salam ala rasulillah Karim. What Allah Allah He was happy he ministered Navis una de la Yomi Deen
all praises due to Allah, the Lord and cherisher of the universe. May the peace and blessings of Allah be upon our beloved Prophet, Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, his household companions, and the followers have the right guidance till the Day of Judgment.
Assalamu aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato.
May the peace and blessings of Allah be upon those who follow the right guidance and all of you.
Good evening and welcome all to the first ever English version of the Ramadan forum, which is in its ninth year.
We extend our thanks to His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, for his generous patronage of this event. Thanks also to our sponsors
nabooda group, Dubai Islamic bank, Dubai electricity and water authority baitul hair society
General Directorate of residency and foreigners affairs for the last eight years of moussaka Ramadan, or the Ramadan Forum has been a yearly event organised by the Dubai's Department of Tourism and commerce marketing.
Each year, a new slogan is chosen. And last year slogan was, Ramadan changed me.
This year being the nine under the slogan gathering to succeed my brothers and sisters in a month where there are so many ways to attain success. The doors of Paradise are opened and the doors of Hellfire are closed, and the devils are chained. It is this blessed month, that in every day and night, there are those whom Allah grants freedom from the Hellfire and there is for every Muslim, a supplication which he can make and it will be granted for this person. For this purpose. We have selected for you some of the best international speakers to discuss ways that true success can be gained not only in Ramadan, but throughout our lives.
Before I introduce our speaker tonight,
I would like to inform you that you may send your questions to him by SMS 205094 triple 097
the esteemed speaker tonight
was born in Somalia, grew up in Saudi Arabia and he is none other than shakes.
He later moved on to living in North America in the late 80s. He has a BA in Islamic Studies and an MA in the Sharia. He has had several posts over the years, including, but not limited to, being a founder of Majid houda in Montreal, and Majid ayah in Maryland, and he's also the founder of both Muslim magazine and Uppsala Association. Furthermore, he was a chaplain at both the University of Calgary and the southern Alberta Institute of Technology. He is currently the Imam of Abu huraira Masjid, in Toronto, Canada. Shake side teaches classes in chain of command sciences have howdy beautiful patience tafsir soura use of and sacred scrolls and the photo 40 Hadith nawawi. Without
further ado, I introduce you and leave you with tonight's speaker Shay Syed rakia
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Brothers and sisters in Islam
in our struggle,
We always faced with limitation.
We always run into that wall.
We always found that find ourselves not moving forward.
Perhaps if we ask ourselves the question, why am I in this situation? And what is the problem that I cannot move forward with my life? The clear answer would be because you put yourself in that situation?
The answer would be the only limitation that can be put on you is the limitation that you put on yourself, not when no one else has the authority or the resource or the ability to restrict you to put you in a cage to put you in a situation where you cannot move forward.
And that's why
in this very short talk, that I will present from this podium,
I will address certain issue that insha Allah would allow us to see the light at the end of the tunnel.
Therefore, I would need your attention and I would need your imagination. Because me talking from here only addressing a crowd that is absent minded would not serve the purpose. But if we can work together and see if we can cross that line that we can all succeed the inilah on walk out of this hole with a point on which is I am capable of changing myself.
every single Muslim every single human being should live under that banner, highest vibration
I want to move forward with my life. See all of you sitting here, whether you me or more, whether you are the man of authority or someone has authority over you, whether you work for someone or you work for yourself and other work for you, or less work for you, whether you in this situation, because you want to be here or someone force you here to be here, whether you like it or not, there is no limitation except the limitation that you have over yourself. make that clear.
And if you look
in the lifestyle of Muslims nowadays,
they always say, I want to be humble Muslim, I want to live with the minimum. I want to live with what that is enough for me and my family for the day. I want to live in a simple house, I want to drive a simple car. But this is not what Islam teaches. No. Islam teach that you must aim higher than that. Islam, that if you driving a certain vehicle, you better upgrade yourself. See, we have new Muslims who accepted Islam
If they were excellent individuals, if they were a student, we don't expect them to be a student and just an excellent person, an individual, we expect them to be a plus. We expect them to excel.
And Islam allows you that
if you look
at the lies of the messengers of Allah subhanho wa Taala you will see them always aiming high. You will see them always one better, being closer to Allah subhanho wa to Allah, and to aim high in the status so they can be closer to Allah. Look. For example, Moosa Allah is Salatu was Salam.
He's a former family and he used to be slaves, but he is wrong inward, the servant of the slaves of your own.
The one a lot chose him
and made him his own prophet.
Allah said about him was to kill enough. See, when you just know Allah Wakanda mama who moves attack Lena, always his status was given to musala his Salatu was Salam. And it was enough for him to say, I was chosen out of Bani Israel in I was chosen for more people who used to be slaves. I am a chosen person. And not only that, Allah subhanho wa Taala. Allah gave me all this titles. But no, he wanted to aim higher than that.
He wanted to be better than any other proverb that was ever that ever existed. And what did he say to Allah subhanho wa Taala. When a law spoke to him, he said, Oh Allah, you gave me all this status, in other words, but I want to have one thing that no one ever had before. That is I want to see you.
parnaby allow me to see you.
See, if you look at the status of Moosa here everything. He was from the Odin, Asan from the five chosen prophets, he is the messenger of the law. But at the same time, he said, No, I want to upgrade my status. I want to be the prophet SAW Allah subhanho wa Taala. So he said, Oh, Allah, let me see you.
I want me to see you.
Because as a Muslim,
this is shouldn't be your ambition.
You always want to aim high.
You always want to go higher.
Never be content. And I'm not saying that you should be an ungrateful individual. I'm not saying that you should be an thankful person. No, you should say Alhamdulillah Allah bless me without ever I can do better.
I can do better.
look, you have met some of Maharani you
look around. So life's a long ride. He was selling them again.
He had everything
that a prophet can ask.
He was Hartman MBA. He was the seal of the prophets.
He was the one that Allah subhanho wa Taala Allah said big before because of you and by you. We will seal all the messengers and no one will come after you.
But then, look
He tells us, I am the first servant of the earth will release him from their graves. He is the first person that will come
out of his grave.
He is the first person and the only person that Allah was allowed to intercede for others.
He's the only person the only person that gates of general would open, no one before him.
Then look what he says on the last one he was What did he say? And
look what he said.
Some of the money he was sending them said,
there's only one spot emerging from the day that Allah created Adam
and the genes to the last day, there is only one spot that everyone
can aim and dream about. One is one, now for two, not for second and third and fourth one is Swami.
Did he say something Allahu alayhi wa sallam, I love my brother, my, my father Abraham, Allah. He said him, let him have that SWAT. Did he say I want my brother Moosa to have that spa, he say no.
After every nn
ask Allah to give me the will.
To give me that place, to a lot me to be that place. That is only for one person.
And that's why every time and not only that, he said, if you do this for me, I want to intercede for you on the day of Yamaha piano, after you heard the other than if you say a long
time ago, Salatu Mohammedan was
that his status? He said, then my shefa is yours.
Your messenger of Allah
did not want to be second purse, because second is always for God's
you know, imagine look at the light Look around you look at see this light. They only when they talking about the history of energy and electricity, they will only mentioned the man who came up with not the man who developed
when they're talking about, you know, telephones. They only mentioned the man who came up with
when we're talking about Aha, we always start with our hanifa because he is the first place. There's always no place for second purse. So as a Muslim, if you say I am content, I'm happy. I'm satisfied with the second phrase that I will tell you, that is a status and the mentality of a loser.
Because your messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, Only one person and he aimed.
He said the nation's
the prophets will present their followers. I want to be the one who has most followers. Therefore, marry women who have children. He wants to be first. He wants you and I because we are His followers to be first of nations. But look at the status of the Muslims nowadays. We are on the back burner. We are on the wagon. We are all way behind all other nations. You know why?
Do you know why we became followers? Not leaders
is because we no longer aim high.
We no longer aim high.
Now if one of the brothers takes off his hats and sees what is where the hat is made.
He will see that hat probably made in China.
You know, if you see the car that you driving, perhaps that car was made elsewhere. If you look into your shoes, you will probably see that shoes was made by someone other than Muslims. So we became followers.
And this is not what a Muslim should be.
Muslim should lead What do you know for your general information?
Do you know that we as Muslims came up
all the social principal aspect of the people live by today.
nitsa in Canada when your child is born, where I live
in Canada when your child is born. They give you something called child
which means every month, your child will receive money from the government. And then when you go to a Muslims Oh my God, we don't have that back home. Guess what? We came up with that cancel. It was
a long one who came up with child allowance concept.
a no no, no, no, no. Every Muslim child that is born he should get salad from beta man.
Do you know if what if you learn and I'm not talking about medicine, engineering chemicals, we're not talking about math. We're not gonna say all Mashallah Muslims are the first people who came up with zero,
then I'm not talking about zero. I mean, no result. number zero, that digit we came up with emerging now math without zero. We came up with that. You know, I'm not talking about this simple thing. But do you know, this the concept of animal rights my brother last night mentioned, some of it.
Do you know at the time of Omar bin Abdullah z,
we had departments, departments, and the beta man.
And this department is London is a government funded departments. And what did they do? They cater one of the departments to blind animals.
Now, imagine the government is funding an organization or department of its its own government and say we were hired people to take care of blind cats. Do you have that in anywhere else?
Muslims came in with cans of animals, right?
Do you know at that time, we had
department from retired animals,
camels, mules, donkeys, horses.
When they get old, nowadays in Canada, we put them down.
But do you know in the Muslim country, our own a man and ruler said they did their due? Now it's time for us to serve them, let them die in peace? Do you know that? Now we don't we only think Muslims are always in need, you know, under the mercy of others. No, we let the world to light
we lead the world to light.
And this is what if we learn what you and I are missing? Missing our history.
And look at the Sahaba
look at the Sahaba because when the teacher is great, can only produce a great students. What How do you diffuse a Muslim man howdy arrabbiata been carbon eslami. Now listen to the Hadith.
or via this man was a single man, very devoted, dedicated, decent, sincere Muslim.
And he took upon himself to serve the messenger of a loss of the law while he was saying
I want to serve you a messenger of Allah.
So he served
and are sort of like, you know, like most of you.
He used to give back to those who again, if you do him a favor, he would give back and do you a favor. nutso saying Zack allow him to walk away? No, he you give him a gift. He will give you a gift. If you do him a favor, he will do you a favor. If you give him something he will give you something in return. So he saw this man bringing water in the middle of the night for Waldo.
seem this man always serving for Allah yarrabah son, Olivia. Ask
Now imagine you have the opportunity
to ask someone of authority, anything that you want.
if the attorney
says to you, what do you want? What would you say? What would I say? I will say I want to I want to palace and I want Lexus and BMW would be perfect. You know, maybe two or three of them. You know I want something decent
Belgravia, he said
as Erica, I'm asking you, moron,
to be your companion in January in paradise.
He did not say Yano saw the law appoint me as a governor of the city of Mecca. He did not say, Look me in the in charge of baits and man fired banana. He is very first type person. He's gonna give him much I'll take care of business. No, he said I won't be your companion in general.
So I was shocked.
on our hide. He said, Do you have any other wish?
Do you have anything else? Should I make dinner for you? I'll give you well, should I make down for lunch and give you more beautiful wife? Should I make a lot to give you a beautiful children strong children on a pullback. That's what I want to say this man was extremely a business minded Sahabi because he realized that this Junior is Fannia is going to perish is going to disappear. It's just a matter of days. However, status in general means something paradise mean something. So he said I don't want to be far away from you. I want to be right next to you.
Intelligence. See Mohammed cabanne said
call me No wife. Yet Allen. He said the weak movement.
He find excuses in Aqaba when
he said what I couldn't get the job because, you know hamdulillah decreased decree.
I couldn't you know, get married because I'm really done. He said no. 1 million kawi. He said Who? Kava Allahu Allah Allah. He said it is him. Who is the Kabbalah and his brother in that individual, that person that alone would make change in the environment. My mother bought a Pakistani poet, Sharon, Pakistani poet who Masha Allah, Allah gave him some insight and regardless of whether, you know,
but look how we analyze the situation. He said, a weak moment, always find excuses. And he said, Well, this is what a lot decreed for me, I want to just be a driver. I'm going to be just working as a teacher, because this is my father. He said no more minute. kawi. That strong moment is the one who acts as the Kaaba of Allah and His decree is
make the change, do not expect change to come to you.
So this is an attitude of,
he said not to suck, I mean, he Matic, he said, Do not lower
your desire, your aspiration, your ambition, do not lower it, he said nothing is more harmful
to you, then lowering your ambition, saying hamdulillah I have this, I'm okay.
As long as you
Allah did not create you to be someone like that, a lock rating you to lean, hard to manage a lock when you change, and lead these people to that to that law, lead them to a law and don't be weak, because weak is a science, we are weak is a sign of that you gave up? No. And look at what he does with his elbow has a Muslim lady,
our workers in the
messenger overlock with the Sahaba.
And along the Messenger of Allah said, Men and he said whoever spends two things to their home to dinner $2 to two goes to sheep anything to then a caller would call and will say to you, you are in this design for you.
This is great for you. And then he said so, if you were from the people of South Africa, your name would be called from the gate of sanuk. And you are if you are from the people of jihad of Salah, then you name will be called from the gate of salah and urine from the people of jihad. Then you name will be called from the gate of jihad. And if you are from the people of cm fasting, then you name will be called from the gate.
Now look at this. Look, look at the imagination and the desire of this.
Man, even if
you were done with a Jeep within a one year who can be like,
walking light and easy, but he's always first
he said to him jasola law, there is no harm. There is no problem. If your name is called from any of these gates, however, he said, is that a person that his name can be called from all gates of general? He said, Yes. And I hope you're going to be one of them.
You know, he did not say I want to intergender from Beverly and I mean, Jennifer, get it. You know, the man he cannot enter from all engaged, but he wants to reach that status. Hey, wait a second, I want my name to be called from gate or a year from gate a Jihad from gate a sadhaka. From gate, this, I want my name to be everywhere.
See a Muslim, you may say I just want to
the Messenger of Allah said if you ask a lot,
ask him. paradise know, and fill those in Allah. There are eight different levels. Your messenger is saying, Don't settle with any paradise. Ask those in Allah.
Because this is aiming high.
You know why?
Because the day that you say, I'm just gonna aim for Asian
then you may not reach
one of the seller for him Allah.
Certainly his son
he said to his son, who is your role model.
Now imagine son, young boy,
his father's asking him, who's your woman
and a young boy, he contemplated. He reflected on the situation. And he realized his father goals for failure. In congregation
he follows goes to Hajj. He gives Saba he prays for Yemen name, he is an alum from Alabama and he does everything.
And then the young boy came to the conclusion he said, I want to be like you.
Your son always want to be like you why because to him you the best. you the best until he reached the age of you know he's just losing his mind. You know, to him you the best. And the father like a lion he came back and he said to us it you nothing but a loser. Only he looked at me he said to an economist call him for greener honey. He said I want it to be like uneven. And Luca my sarus. Why?
Because if you aim low,
you can get lower.
But if you aim
higher, if you aim to be next to Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in Paradise, then you may be with him.
You may be with him. You may be with people of righteousness. So always brothers always, never error. Say I'm satisfied. I'm content with what I am. No, I'm not Again. Again. Do not misunderstand my message. Do not say I want to be a person who disregard everything that Allah gave. No,
no, no, I am Sarah, Hema, Hola. The ultimate goal that men should aim for is to please Allah subhanho wa Taala and asking you to do this through Halak means. I'm asking you to live
a life of a Muslim that is not satisfied with the simple thing that he has Omar Abdul Aziz.
Caller in need enough soon.
He said I have enough. I have enough that always aims high. He said first that I desire was to be on and to learn. And then I became
and then he said and then I decided to marry the daughter of the honey for Fatima. So I married her
and then I decided to be a governor. So I gathered Devi, the governor of the city of Medina.
He said then I wish and I desired to be
the halifa the king
The ruler of a Muslims
he said that I got it.
Now look at the status
of him, he became a married father to me and father, he married Fatima to be a governor, he became a governor to be a halifa. He became a believer, he said, but now my knifes desires gender,
desires, gender. So look at yourself. Look at this man, he took steps, practical steps. Now, what do you need to do is always, always aim higher than your status. If you have only
high school diploma, say no. I want to get my college degree. If you have that say no, I want to go to university. If you have that, you say no, I want to do my masters. If you have that, you say no, I want my PhD. If you have that. You say wait a second, what else can I do?
There's always room for improvement. And the sky is the limit. But the only enemy that you have is you
the only limitation that you have is you no one else.
We have some kind of law in my community.
We have a Chinese man who accepted Islam.
You know he doesn't speak Arabic.
He can't read Arabic. Arabic is not his language. He doesn't know much about Islam other than the basic principles of Islam the fundamentals of Islam.
So he accepted Islam.
He came and he said Imam sigh
What else can I do?
What else can I do? I'm a new Muslim. I just embarrass Islam. What else can I do?
I said do the best that you can.
He comes back four months later.
Four months later,
he can read Arabic.
He can can't recite in Arabic. Not all perfect. You know, understandable. But he can compress he can talk to you. What do you do another Hubba Elan hammer mo is it no no no.
No no. You teach them is basics is a yes yes. I remember that. You know, but the idea is in four months, he was able to ask questions and then he said for the same in I'm sorry that also memorize 15 songs.
I said so.
The kids our own kids who were born for Muslim fan. I struggling with lm Tara cave a fan autoboca be as having feel you have 15 sora in five in four months? He said yes. I let me recite it to you.
Now imagine Chinese brand new Muslim, one hamdulillah he grew his beer is worrying Is it a Koofi is though is not necessary? And he's resigning or on? He's resigning? And I didn't know what to do. Should I cry for my problems? Should I carve up the puddles of my own? swipe cry for the situation? Should I correct that little mistakes and the Landon huffy and jelly that he has in his recitation? Should I feel proud and chest hugging? Should I say to him, listen, you putting us into shame. Please go hide somewhere else. Should I hide the rest of the Muslim away from this man? What should I do?
in four months?
able to read write conversate and memorize Arabic on 15th.
And as I said you did well. He said I'm afraid that I disappointed you man. I wanted to do more.
And I looked at Muslims. And I said wait a second.
What are our kids doing? And I looked in my office and you know what our children are doing? No, BB m you know what be the means?
Black berry messaging? I don't know if you have here and they just doing like this. You have to learn. Did you do your Koran or no chef? Yeah, for none. So the reason is, because we did not aim high. But this is a small percentage of Muslims. I know
The majority of you
are aiming high.
And when I say drive the best
because there are so low I wrote the best is camel was the best of the camels don't say that they came over the messenger was from a welfare a camel or a camel a week camel that they got it from for my, you know, our worked zoo. No. And by the way that Zoo Muslims came up with the zoo, the concept of Zoo we came up with no credit for that against again.
Concentrate, focus. And may Allah subhanho wa Taala accept our effort. And may Allah subhanho wa Taala give us give us that insight light that encouraged us that enable us to do things for oma
I want to say this.
has only you no one else.
This Dean has only you, no one else
on on the day of yomo piano
when we are standing in front of the Messenger of Allah.
What can we say to the sort of lines of the law what he was saying?
What have we done?
I mean, you'll come
and hadn't been worried has nine band sore?
It come. You have either been in Joburg who has the Imam of the AMA on the day of your Montana.
You come and you have Omar who gave half of his wealth, who died for the sake of the snam you have abubaker who gave all his wealth. You come and you have been humbled his back is is speaking on his behalf is being loved.
You come and have our son who march against the enemy of Islam with the minimum number
what you and I going to present on the day of your myopia
How can we compete with these people?
and say, This is what I did for my Dean. This is what I did for Islam abubaker Mr. Step aside and here
What if you learn
there is no one else for this Deen except you.
There is no other home except you. There's no other future except you. So your chin, make it up. Pick it up.
Go walk with you know, raise your head. Why? Because you belong to omata Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam be proud of who you are. Present Islam with no shines with no shame with no greed, and live Islam and Allah subhana wa tada algo annum which is alchemilla
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jsoc law fair and shake for this lightning talk.
We have a few questions from both the ends, the ladies and the gentlemen, we're going to
start men I'm going to start mentioning the questions to share. First question is, Can one touch
read Quran without Voodoo?
And the second part of the question is can a woman in her monthly cycle read Quran by memory touch or read a Quran?
This subject goes back to the subject which is the original subject, which is is the hot or necessary for touching the must have.
And as Mr. Mo law stated, there are different two different different opinions concerning the issue. The first of the opinion says that you cannot touch the most half
in the state or unless you're in the state of Nevada.
And the other state that opinions opinion that yes, you can touch it because there's no evidence based on the handwritten abuse of the law. It was set in Hades Abu Bakar hora de la and when in the Messenger of Allah said Subhana Allah were highly interested in Subhana Allah can a moment ever be impure,
and, of course and murder but His Holiness Allah subhanho wa Taala in Limassol and mapa, Harun in a nutshell not too long or confuse you. We will consider statement basing on the statement of ignorance Samia Rahim Allah if you have a Muslim with a cover that is permissible
But an older and it's preferable for you to be in the state of Hulu, for the sisters and during her menses or during that time of the month, there is no evidence there's no proof that she cannot read the Koran. She cannot read the Koran and the unimarc such a method the chef he revealed him, man as you know that a person who Allahu those who allow that she can read have an eye or part of an ayah they have no evidence for that. And the correct opinion since there is no clear evidence of all the a hadith that is being reported concerning the issue is weak, is permissible, and there is no harm for her to be reading the
Quran. This next question is more like more of an Akita question.
I don't know. It's actually a question or statement, but somebody is saying that people say that, you know,
Allah does not have a gender but it is mentioned as who are he for Allah in the Quran, and some of the characteristics and qualities of Allah subhanaw taala have been mentioned, which are also characteristics like anger and happiness for humans. How do you reconsidered that?
For the first part, C in Arabic, we have who were here,
only two terms can be used.
In English, we have he she and it's three different
words that you can you can use. Now when you can when you want to translate when the translators want to translate a law.
It cannot be it.
And it cannot be she therefore they chose the word Who was he in English. And of course in Arabic, Allah soprano with Anna is not a female, nor he has a gender as we know, but it's more linguistic terminology that has been used in terms of the attributes of Allah subhanho wa Taala. As a movement as a minion and Muslims, we believe whatever came from the book of the law is true and there's no doubt in and where ever came from the sooner authentic sooner of the Messenger of Allah is true. And there is no doubt in there when Allah subhanho wa Taala status, certain attributes, the attributes of smiling, the attributes of anger, the attributes of mercy, we said yes, it is part of this is
what Allah Subhana Allah said, and we accept, are these related to the anger will human nor or are they similar to the anger? Or the attributes of a human? The answer is no. However, Allah Subhana Allah said, Lisa, committee she, and this this none equivalent, or like a loss of Hannah with data, but this is something other than how we interpret or understand the law.
All right, there's a question here, which is a common misconception in our society's about giving the Quran to non Muslims, what is the ruling regarding this? How do we, you know, present this to the non Muslims? And the other part of the question is, how do we give Dawa to the non Muslims that our
giving them must have,
based on the HTML
of this site that we're relying on, if there must have had two different languages, English and the Arab that this is cannot be called must have this is a translation of the Quran base which has been designated as a mean then in others therefore is acceptable for you to give that to a non Muslim because in reality you're not giving the most have you giving a must have must have been part of that. In hasm Allah He went to the level that even the actual must have, you can give it to a non Muslim because of the sort of lines on the line was going to say go hottie lady that he wrote letters and in those letters he add is therefore a non Muslim can have part of the Koran however
correct opinion of this the Indian and soprano to Allah is if you have a massage that has English and Arabic together, this is in the menu padeen from the time of Tafseer of Quran and it's not the actual coupon, it's like giving Tafseer Nicosia to someone. However, just to be on the safe side, if you have or under is all English better. Why? Because the non Muslim may get my put the Koran in the bathroom. And of course they are the words of Allah subhanho wa Taala minus see how to their brothers and the sisters who who are handing out Koran is the non Muslim A lot of times, especially the ones that we know, they are very respectful in a sense that they will not disrespect something
that you gave. And if you give them instruction and say listen, you know, be respectful to this book. We honor we will
spectrum please keep an eye out of, you know, impurity places and status and situation they usually do. But again to be on the safe side, give them that little introduction. And if you cannot do this, I think it would be better if you give up on complete Hold on, how should we give data? Which is second part of the question.
A lot of people assume which is also good that by giving out some material, reading material, DVD of that Kanye use of SS and this you know, it helps. Absolutely. That helps. Some others they say, you know, we should have a booth and we should preach to the non Muslims and tell them about Islam, which is also okay. But this is
not the thing that I would say the best that our that you can give to a non Muslim is you live in Islam.
Don't lie. Don't cheat. Don't be late. Don't cut corners. Don't you know play games, be straight forward.
Just live Islam as simple as that. When a sister she's walking outside of her house, she's not she doesn't have a makeup. She's not smelling all Mashallah beautiful. She doesn't have her hair in a certain way. And Mashallah, people will see her as a walking
or on that is walking because she is an i in that aspect. Now, when she lower her lower when she lowers her gaze, when she talks to men is straightforward and formal. People will say other women say, Well, she demands respect. This attitude, this behavior demands respect. Therefore, they will respect when they see you. When your neighbor sees you, Ramadan, you give them food, you give them drink, you help them out, you clean your area, your house, the front of your house is clean, your house always clean you you're not loud, you don't play music, Pakistan or Indian or Somalia out of luck, music, you just do this. Then again, they will say I want to know about this. Keep in mind,
the only reason that our brothers, Malaysia and Indonesia accepted Islam is not through literature. It's not through lectures, it says through an AMA. It was just a behavior exchange. What impressed them was their behavior. So if you live Islam, you are perfect. Excellent. And that's why when I said I'll be alone, how do you say Hey, how
When I wish I was asked about the whole of the messenger overlock on earth kind of hold up. Hold on. She said his manners was the Koran. And this is enough.
Just the last question for tonight.
Someone is asking that Is it wrong to be content with the dunya and yet aim high for the orchestra?
And have you seen a lot of you are setting them
to sit over at
the Apollo maternity denier Academy? Allahu Akbar Bina aney for Allah Allah He Shem what am 30 minute dunia? illa makuti, bara 30 minute denier in dunya in
Nam, the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said who whosoever is concerned most concern is his worldly life, that Allah subhana wa tada would place a poverty between his eyes and his Jr. He will not gain from this journey except which is that which is written when we're kind of in Africa and also ever his desire, an aim and ultimate goal is Africa is then Allah Subhana. Without us he will place richness between his two eyes. And then there's a long other he was sending him a text with dinner where he urashima with rewi raha he said this Jr. will come to him. And the denier is forced to be under his knee, knees or another narration means that jr would come to him desiring
him. So what I'm saying is this.
you utilize whatever you have in this union whether or not Siva kameena Union, however you utilize it, and use it as a means for I'll give you an example. Now, if you're well off,
if you're well off, you have enough for your family and for yourself.
Now, what can you do, you can give us a car, you can go to Africa, Asia and give down. You can support them. You can sponsor your team, you can sponsor a needy family. You can come here in Dubai and give our left hand right because now you're self sufficient with the left hand. But imagine if you
have to work 12 hours for your daily living. Imagine if you have to do all this when you're going to give Dawa and your income is hand to mouth. So what I'm saying is upgrade yourself now for the purpose of living and reclining on this dunya for the purpose of Ashura? If you had Dr. Woody Langham and you have a well income that comes well off income, you can give a lot of your time and do down. So what I'm trying to say use the means for a law do not accumulate wealth and be like our own, but use it as a mean that it will make you from the people of gender How does it sharabi alone authorities Ayesha when when abderrahman been out?
When can you feel how do you think column after man been out for the long run who came to the city of Medina with a 1000 Kamil loaded with everything that a people need businessman, straight businessman. And then the whole city shook
the whole city and the people came out what is happening, they say a caravan of Abdur Rahman bin out Chateau de La Hoya and has said, I heard the messenger of a law saying that after a man been offered intelligence crawling again, but how did he makhan Addison
has been spoken about
the answer is that are smart enough. I'm sorry, I'm gonna have you know, winter I shot all the along and he said, Do you hear this from the messenger of a law? She said yes. He said by a law by a ma
I'll make you my witness of everything that I have here is sort of a PC vilella one loi, our try to interject not walking. So what I did was utilize what Allah bless him with to be in gentlemen. So that's what I'm trying to say here, not to community community, I mean, accumulate, accumulate wealth, and be like, I don't know, be like Abu Bakar. Abdur Rahman bin out sad when Abby will cause you know, after a man when often others will love Allah.
la herencia. There is a comment over here, please don't conclude yet. We want more please. But unfortunately, Alhamdulillah every good thing has to come to an end. So we have to conclude the talk tonight. And the question answers just before we leave, we have one
brother, who here who would like to come into Islam, he's ready over here. So we'd like him to come up on the stage. And take the testimony of the faith with the share in sha Allah.
Just for the non Muslims who are watching this or being part of this,
you have to understand what he learned in him
by our brothers stating the kenema are the Shahada testimony, there's only one God of worth you're worthy of worship, the following following the following thing happens one,
he becomes part of us, we love him. And we will love him like we love our own blood, biological brothers, to all of the sins are forgiven. In Christianity we have or they have the original sin. In Islam, you were born with no sin and by the time you return to Allah, by stating that she had, you also become no sin and sin this and that's what we call them revert, never convert. Now, the second the third thing that happens is his life chains on becomes a better person. So I would encourage all the non Muslims just to reflect on that. And may Allah guide us all. Now he will say after me, what's your good name? Jane, say my name say nice meeting.
Jenny gonna repeat the statement of your life and this is the turn of your life a new beginning new light. So you say a shadow a shadow and La la de la ilaha illa Illa ma la what I had what I said and Mohammed Mohammed Rasul, Rasul Allah, Allah Congratulation, Mia.
Just a word of wisdom.
When you welcome your Muslim brother,
let him see the beauty of Islam.
Let him see that we are warm people. Let him see the care that Islam teach. Let him see the beauty of being a Muslim. Not a person that we just hug him on the stage and he drops down and that's it. But let him be a member of the family.