Hajj & The Family #01 – The Importance of Fitrah

Sajid Ahmed Umar

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Love, love,

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Bismillah Alhamdulillah wa Salatu was Salam ala rasulillah while early he was happy Meanwhile, my dearest brothers and sisters in Islam, as always, we begin In the name of Allah subhanho wa Taala seeking His blessings and we praise Him and we request praises and blessings and salutations upon our Master and teacher and leader Muhammad Ali Abdullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. My dear brothers and sisters in Islam I greet you with the greetings of Islam and peace in the greetings of the people of Paradise Salaam, Allah alikum warahmatu wa barakato May Allah Peace, blessings and safety be upon you all, and I welcome you all to a series that will be run during the best days of

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the year, the first 10 days of bullhead Jaya Subhana Allah, a series not random in any way or form a series dedicated to the Hajj dedicated to the days of Hajj dedicated to Ibrahim Alayhi Salam and his family and in connection to what we have been taught in the teachings and our of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam in terms of what constitutes a blessing family, the series of brothers and sisters in Islam is titled Hajj and the family, common foundations. And for today's episode, which is an introductory episode insha Allah, I want to take us to the beginning to the source, brothers and sisters in Islam of what constitutes a mighty family and what really constitutes the

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Hajj being connected to a family, and that link brothers and sisters in Islam is found in the fitrah. The natural disposition, Allah is fitrah to Allah hidden at Fatah, NASA Allah, Allah subhanho wa Taala created us upon a natural disposition, this predisposition that has been filled with guidance and connectivity to not just Allah but Allah subhanho wa Taala being the only one worthy of worship a fitrah Subhana Allah that guides us to be a people that live only for the sake of Allah, that act only for the sake of Allah, that speak only for the sake of Allah. And if we remain, if we remain silent or refrain from acting, that we also do that solely for the sake of

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Allah subhanho wa Taala. This fitrah brothers and sisters in Islam, when it's left in its pure form

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Subhana Allah, it forms the basis of a strong family unit for

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when the fitrah is left pure. A father maintains himself as a father, in the full sense of the word and like this, the mother does. So the husband does so the wife does so the son does so the daughter does so the children do so the parents do so and Subhanallah accordingly, you have a family that is upon the mandates of La ilaha illa Allah Muhammad Rasul Allah, because remember brothers and sisters in Islam, it is Allah subhanho wa Taala, who created this fitrah nothing in it can go against that which Allah subhanho wa Taala revealed, because the source of both the fitrah and revelation is one brothers and sisters in Islam. This fitrah can be polluted as Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam

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taught us for he said that everyone has been created upon a natural disposition. However, it's the parents it's the environment that causes a child to grow up being a Christian, or a Jew, or a fire worship. And we understand from this, that the fitrah can be infested, it can be infected, it can be corrupted, a virus can go into it, which causes it to stop being true true to its original state, that which Allah subhanho wa Taala created it upon. And when this happens, it stops thinking with the light of the heat, it stops feeling attached to the guidance of Revelation, and then it becomes misguided and goes astray further and further with the passing of every day. And the waking of every

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night. We Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us the understanding Subhanallah of the importance of the fitrah and how important it is that we protect it. Ibrahim Alayhi Salam brothers and sisters in Islam. If we look at his childhood in the home of a father that not only worshipped idols, but created the idols for other people to worship, we see him shining through and coming through with flying colors. Subhan Allah why because Subhana Allah he was able to hold steadfast on to his fitrah no doubt this was a blessing from the blessings of Allah subhanho wa Taala upon him, you and I today know how environments play a massive part in the guidance and misguidance of us and also our

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children, Ibraheem alehissalaam grew up in an environment that you could call quote, unquote, messed up in colloquial English but Subhanallah he came through with flying colors, and not only did he maintain himself in this household and in this community, but

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He also Subhan Allah was guided by his fitrah to give our towards them becoming better people themselves he engaged his father with his fitrah in the most beautiful of ways, despite his father's misguidance despite his father's threats, he would call out his father and say, yeah, Betty Yeah, but the Almighty, a Father almighty, a beloved father, and for those who study the Arabic language, you will know that there are 10 ways to call out to your parents, the most softest, the most eloquent, the best of ways is to say, yeah, Betty, and Allah reveals to us this conversation between Abraham and his father, and how Ibrahim Alayhi Salaam managed himself as a son handled himself as a

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son. Where did he learn how to be an amazing son and remember, a son is part of the makeup of an amazing family unit. Despite his father's misguidance. Despite his father's oppression, he remained true to who he was supposed to be as a son, as per the mandates of his fitrah when his community

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came together to punish him in the most harshest of ways. We see him knowing that he's helpless in terms of helping himself in front of his people, but he knew he could help himself in being connected to Allah. Thus he refrained from engaging people and he engaged Allah subhanho wa Taala Allah and he said has to be Allah who will determine will kill as a as a community member. And remember, a community is nothing but a makeup of family. So when we look at Ibrahim, we have to look at him as well as a community member because this gives us insights and highlights in terms of who he will be as a husband, who he will be as a father, who he was as a son, alayhis salam Subhan

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Allah, He connected with his Lord and he said has to be Allah who and Mr. keel, he he said Allah subhanho wa Taala is enough for me and otherwise the best place to dispose my affairs with and Allah subhanho wa Taala Allah Subhana Allah commanded the fire to be cool and safe for Ibrahim Allah. He said, I'm not just cool, but safe because we know brothers and sisters in Islam, that the fire also eats up elements that you and I need to survive, such as oxygen, so Han Allah, we see Ibrahim Alayhi Salam shining through based on his fitrah when he was commanded to have an audience with Nam rude, or Nimrod, as we know of him in the English language, this tyrant king who had a Dominion so vast

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historians say it was as vast as the kingdom of Carlene another king, but it just King, a king that we read about weekly and sort of took care of, and this king Nimrod, Nimrod was laying claims, as if he was Allah, and he was the Lord, and He brought him out of his salon, quote, unquote, shut him up how, by saying team simply that my Allah causes the sun to rise in the east, so you cause it to rise in the West. And Allah says for buoy 10 levy cover that the the disbeliever was dumbfounded, he couldn't respond to Ibrahim alayhis salam, and this should give us insights brothers and sisters in Islam, to who he was, again, a person connected to his fitrah because it's the fitrah that's guiding

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his speech, guiding his thoughts guiding his heart and keeping him steadfast despite the peer pressure around him to become misguided. So this is Ibrahim Allah he set up as a unit as a son, a unit of a family as a son, as a father, as a husband, Subhan Allah, and this teaches us brothers and sisters in Islam, the power of the fitter, and this continued with him when he traveled to the Levant to Sham and he saw people worshipping the stars and the cosmos elements of the cosmos. And then when he went to Egypt, and the Tyrion King was being abusive of the family unit, again, we see Subhan Allah, the Fetzer of Ibraheem alehissalaam shine through and how he left Egypt, thereafter to

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go to Palestine, where he eventually settled and then Subhan Allah, where he faced more tests from Allah subhanho wa Taala. With regards to his son is married early he salam, once when is married was around the age of two, and once when he's married was around the age of 12 or 14 years of age. This is just the beginning brothers and sisters in Islam, we discussing Ibrahim alayhis salaam as a member of the family as a unit of the family household. In further episodes, we will discuss other members of the household hajer Allah His Salah is very early Salam Subhan Allah and we will zoom into their lives and see Subhana Allah how amazing they were, when they were true to the fitrah and

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how collectively as a family Subhan Allah we have the Hajj, which really is an act true to the fitrah and act of to heed an act of submission to the will of one Allah subhanho wa Taala alone, that is the reality of the Hajj brothers and sisters in Islam. And this also is the reality of a family unit. If this family unit handles themselves collectively and as individuals upon the fitter upon the reality that there is no one worthy of worship besides one Allah, and that Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is the final messenger, not forgetting brothers and sisters in Islam, that when Allah tells us about the essence of

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The family, the parents, the husband and wife, Allah subhanho wa Taala tells us that a marriage is a sign of the existence of Allah subhanho wa Taala and not only his existence, but him being the only one worthy of worship for Allah subhanho wa Taala says amin aitd. from Allah science and Haleakala come, mean and fusuma as weijun that Allah created from you, your spouses so that you could seek contentment from each other and Allah placed between the spouses, my wife and Rama, love and mercy Subhana Allah join me in future episodes as we expand on the ideas presented here. I love you all for the sake of Allah subhanho wa Taala and until next time, salaam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa

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barakato.

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Akbar Allah