Sajid Ahmed Umar – In Pursuit of Excellence

Sajid Ahmed Umar
AI: Summary © The importance of excellence in the Arabic language is discussed, as it is the minimum requirement for achieving success in life. The speakers stress the importance of showing excellence in living for the sake of Islam, faith in Islam, and faith in Islam. The importance of deep understanding of who Allah is and finding a reputable person to practice Islam is emphasized. The importance of effort and balancing one's pursuit of Islam is also emphasized. The speakers offer to provide written responses to individuals.
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salat wa salam ala rasulillah while he was in my bed, this is belongs to Allah subhanho wa Taala we praise Him we seek his assistance and guidance, and we seek refuge in Allah from the evil of ourselves and the adverse consequences of our deeds. We testify that whosoever Allah guides,

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guides than men can guide and we request praises and blessings upon the final messenger Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, I bear witness that there's no one worthy of worship besides when the law

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is His Messenger.

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My dearest brothers and sisters in Islam, I greet you with the greetings of Islam salaamu alaykum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh me the Peace and blessings of Allah subhanho wa Taala Allah be upon you all. Welcome to yet another webinar

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in the series, stay at home with a co author and a series title that with every difficulty comes to eases Today's topic is titled in pursuit of excellence. And this particular topic is a follow on topic from last week's topic that we discussed, we discussed

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the topic of sincerity. And in the Arabic language, we call this a class, or what I described as the first I have success class being the first I have success and we discussed last week, the importance of your class, the meaning of your class, and what it can do for us. And then we discussed the intention and the functions of the intention or the Nia in the Arabic language, and how the intention can assist us in converting our entire day into an act of worship. And by doing so we can convert our entire day into a Jenga building exercise.

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This week, we want to talk about excellence, which in the Arabic language

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we say.

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Right, or excellence in the Arabic language is known as accent. Okay, so we can love this the second I have success, because if last in the English language, we would write it using an eye. And

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if we were to write this Arabic word in the English language, we also write it using an eye. And so is an amazing act of worship. Just as if love is an amazing act of worship. And in terms of our discussion from last week and our discussion

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this week, it is absolutely appropriate. That exam is the follow up discussion. Because if we did transform, as a result of the lecture last week, then by now insha, Allah, much of our day has become solely for the sake of Allah subhanho wa Taala alone, right? Our parenting now becomes for the sake of Allah, our work becomes for the sake of Allah, our role as a son or daughter or child becomes for the sake of Allah, our role as a community member becomes for the sake of Allah, right. So this is where we act, we've transformed our lives and you feel it because we've understood the philosophy we've understood the functions of the intention, and we've realized how to live our day

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today, for today and tomorrow, because we can gain the results of what we do today. And we can enjoy a big agenda tomorrow for what we did today. Right? So now we've transformed our date or a chunk of our day and made it for the sake of Allah subhanho wa Taala. If this is our reality, that all the roads we hold solely for the sake of Allah, and brothers and sisters in Islam, excellence has to be the minimum requirement.

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Excellent has to be the minimum requirement. Why? Because if you're doing it, then only give a lot of the best nothing less than the best last days was it is our Creator, our sustainer

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Our makeup, our protector, the giver of life, the giver of death, the one who nurtures us to perfection, right? This one loss of partner whoever it is, right so Allah Subhana Allah has done all this for us. So by default, what we do for him has to be excellent because Allah subhanho wa Taala only deserves the best, you only deserves that which is excellent. So if we are now living for the sake of Allah in light of last week's discussion, then this week's discussion is made sure excellence is the minimum requirement now, on this topic of excellence think about how Allah subhana wa tada has been with us because even in the Quran, Allah mentions how a people told an iron good

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man to be excellent because Allah was excellent with him. Allah tells us in the Quran that they said what I said,

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the excellent like Allah has been excellent with you. And Allah has given you the best, nothing short of the best to be excellent with a lot in listening to a lot and assuming your role. A lot wants you to assume that role, because Allah has given you the best. So nothing that comes out to you should be anything but the best, right? So in understanding this, that we live for the sake of Allah and Allah is most deserving of the most excellent of our abilities. That is you understand that with regards to us.

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You reveal the most excellent book, write the best book, the one in the most excellent of languages, or the best language, the Arabic language, to the most excellent and best of all prophets, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam right? via the most excellent and best of all angels jabril Allah he set up during the most excellent and best

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of all night, the night of power and decree and verge right during the most excellent of the month of Ramadan, as the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said

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the Quran was revealed in the best of moments in the month of Ramadan is the best of omens, right. And in the most excellent investable places. MacArthur MacArthur, MacArthur, MacArthur, Han Allah, Allah has given us everything, using the concept of the best and excellence. And in this best revelation that came to us in the most amazing of ways, most excellent of ways. Allah subhanho wa Taala describes the Mohammed Salah it was in the Venetian of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam as the best and most excellent of nations.

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You have the best and most excellent of all nations. So this is our reality brothers and sisters in Islam, we have we have excellent because we live for love, and we give them the best our motto is excellence is the minimum requirement, because everything we do we do for the sake of Allah alone. Now

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being a victim, it comes from the root word hacer una persona, right, which means beautified and that which is excellent, that which is the coolness of your eyes, that which pleases you when you look at it when you understand it. Right. This is our reality brothers and sisters in Islam as the Mohammed Salah mahalo and let us not forget that Allah subhanho wa Taala told us, right to take Muhammad Sallallahu I didn't even send them as a guide. And Allah told us that he's the most excellent in terms of

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guiding us.

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But in the Messenger of Allah is the best guide in all your tests in all your affairs. Right. And remember, we spoke about last week, we spoke last week about,

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sincerity, and this lesson represents the first part of the testimony of faith that kenema when we say

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that there's no one worthy of worship besides one, right? Everything we do is for the sake of one Allah subhanho wa Taala

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That was last week's lesson. This week's lesson is related to the second part of the testimony of faith. Muhammad Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam because in the first part of the Kadima, if you announce that my whole life is for the sake of Allah, then in the second part of the kalama, you are saying, and I'm not going to live this life, except how Allah wants me to live this like that's what you're basically saying.

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Behind Allah, which means if you are a foreigner for the sake of Allah, you will be a father upon the sinner. You won't be afraid

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How you want to be a father or a father.

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If you're going to be a mother, you will be another upon, not upon your son.

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If you're going to be a child, you're going to be a child upon his son, not your son upon his way, not your way. You're gonna live life how Allah wants you to live, not how you want to live, you're gonna be an employee, yeah, you will be an employee.

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You're gonna be an employee, you'll be an employee.

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Right? He's gonna be a community member, you'll be a community member upon

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because that is a law wants you to be and you are an employee for the sake of Allah subhanho wa Taala. So you will be an employee, employee for the sake of Allah, which means you will exist in that role.

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You will assume all these roles upon

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the mandate of Muhammad Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, you will look at the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam as a guide in that matter. And that will be your mandate. Because you live life now. For the sake of Allah, and you live life now, how Allah wants you to live for his sake. I hope this makes sense. Rather than sisters in Islam. You can't say I'm doing this for the sake of a lot, but I'm gonna do it how I want to do it. No one was telling me anything. That's not doing it for the sake of Allah. Right? Because we know the Prophet sallallahu it was it was put by Allah and he told us some Allahu alayhi wa sallam. But this is the reality brothers and sisters in

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Islam have a set of excellence right that we do justice to the second part of the testimony of faith, Muhammad Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.

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The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam spent his entire 23 years teaching the Omega in excellence because his entire life is teaching us how to live in all our affairs, right? So it's really a presentation of excellence. Right? It's really showcasing excellence where he

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was portraying and showcasing to us excellence. And there's a famous Hadith, which is authentic. And it's become more famous because of

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the 40 hour week, and it's a long headache in which he tells us how

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the student came to the

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class questions. But in the same breath, he was teaching them

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and he says,

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should he do?

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Should he do a shout?

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Had the jealousy in the interview

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with a

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right? So

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he says that one day this person came into my studio. We were sitting with the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and this person who none of us knew walks in. He had the lightest of clothes. He had the blackest of beards, right?

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And he walks through us up to the Prophet salallahu alayhi wasallam. And he sits on his knees by placing his knees by the knees of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam. And then he takes his palms and he places it on his thighs, right? I don't know if you can see my thighs, let me try to fit up for you. So he was sat on his knees with his hands on his face. Right? This is what he was doing

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as a proper student, and he said, Oh, Mohammed,

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teach me about Islam.

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So the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam taught him about Islam,

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that Islam is five pillars, and he mentioned the five pillars. When the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam finished, the student says, You've spoken the truth. So

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who is this guy is asking the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was the ultimate teacher. And then he tells the prophets have you spoken the truth? Right. Then he asked what he meant. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam teaches him the pillars of Eman. After it's finished. He says you've spoken the truth.

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Almost 100 I'm Alan Sahaba. They were surprised. They said Really? We really intrigued Who is this guy? asking the

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questions and then he tells the public

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You've spoken the truth I mean, whose just is like it's as if he's testing.

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The imagine brothers and sisters in Islam. This is Medina, Medina was it's a it was a city but it was nothing like what we know of Medina today. Right? In fact most you would never read today today covers much of what Medina was then

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imagine, right imagine an agenda to Buffy the graveyard.

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The graveyard

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was known as a place near the outskirts of Medina. Right. And the famous place that

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representatives of the module and the answer, match act to discuss who should become the next leader of listings after the prophets of Allah it was an imposter wait is right next semester, but that time it was considered out of Medina. So how Allah right? I mean today is inside of Medina. But before was way out of Medina, Medina, even though

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things are very close, so everyone knew everyone, and there was no hotels. So someone strange came when he had to have been staying at someone's house and someone so much,

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especially since his codes are so white, and his beard is so black. If he came in from the desert, he would have brown dust on his on his on his stove, you would have brown dust in his beard. So this person is clearly a person who's come from within Medina, but how come none of us know him?

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very intriguing situation.

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Right, it was an intriguing situation.

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In any case,

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he says, tell me about excellence.

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So the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, If son

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is to worship Allah, as if you see him.

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And if you can't

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do that, worship Allah, if you see him, then you worship Him, knowing that he sees you.

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This is excellent.

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So Allah,

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so we say excellences have two levels of brothers and sisters in Islam, right excellencies have two levels, that were both amazing levels, right? One is of a higher caliber than the other. One is to worship Allah subhanho wa Taala, as if you seen how you worship Him, by knowing Allah subhanho wa Taala to the best of your abilities by learning His names and learning His attributes. So you know, so many names of a line, you know what those names mean. And then the meanings of those names are intrinsic with you.

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Right, that they govern what your eyes see, and your ears hear and what your hands do and where your feet work towards, and so on and so forth. You have so much knowledge of kind of what Allah is for that breeds a level of excellence that is at the highest level, the next level

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a lot as you see him because you don't have enough knowledge. But you're alone, not knowing that a law sees you. And remember, we said worship, we mean, you could make your whole life an act of worship. And we discussed that last week, how to make your work, worship your baking, worship, your holiday worship, your time at the gym worship, we discussed that last lecture. Right? So it's all worship. But how do you know

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that worship was amazing productivity, and you take its excellence level right up there.

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Right? By worshiping Allah by doing that act, knowing that Allah is watching you.

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And even better by not by doing it, as if you see a lot whilst you're doing that work because you understand who Allah is, you understand that is Aladdin The Omniscient is one who sees or is the one who hears or isn't happy. Ultimate protector, is the universal observer. Right? He's a Shahid, the universal witness. So Hannah, who has had,

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right, so you have knowledge of law, and its intrinsic, it's settled in your hearts and minds. So everything you do is governed by this knowledge that exists within you. So naturally, your output is

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of a caliber that's unmatched.

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And today, we see this whether the system system or the self help books and we see all these productions coming out and productivity and innovation and you know, how to innovate and innovate and innovate in all different sectors and segments of the organization because innovation breeds productivity and so on and so forth. But you won't find one

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Look, for those who don't believe in a lot that tell you that to breed to bring the greatest level of productivity in you

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make a loss of hideaway talent, the purpose for which you do what you do. And that was last week's discussion. And when that becomes your mandate, don't forget Muhammad Rasul Allah, do that activate allows you to drink, right? And you can transcend the levels of accidents by learning more about your Creator. And that's the first thing

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which means read. And what did he ask us to read about first about what is

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learn and know that there's no one with your worship besides one on one? What does this mean? A lot of the times you say, Oh, we know what it means. It's very easy. Why do we get lectures on this line? I

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know what it means, do we know what it means? Right? Do we know what it means? During our first lecture and I gave you a sincere advice during I gave you important advice, our first lecture in the series, important advice.

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We spoke about this that this Coronavirus is making us realize, Pamela that we will not do justice to that.

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Because a lot of the times we feel safe because of the password that we have. We come from a first world country for those who do come from first world countries. How many times have you heard people say, now you will be okay, you carry this passport. This is the color of your passport, don't worry, you'll be fine. All these third world countries, they're very scared of those countries. If anything happens to you, the embassies will come for you. You have the passport, right? You're a national of this country.

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And now this virus doesn't differentiate between nationality, between color between creed between religion between race, all of a sudden, you start realizing Panama was I feeling safe because of my government or the password that I hold are safe because of Allah subhanho wa Taala being my project. Right? So do we really understand that? A lot. And if we rely

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a lot, then we will be working for law 24? Seven, from a long time ago? And if we haven't hamdulillah? And if we haven't 100? No, we still alive to mend our ways and correct our offense.

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Right? And when we when we do this, then we do justice to both parts of the kalama.

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This is really the reality brothers and sisters.

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When we say Do you know what that

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means? We're not saying Do you know it in your head? You know, in your mind? No, we're saying Do you know it? In your head? You're in your IQ which is your brain, your EQ which is your heart, your pq which is your buddy, your Sq which is your soul? That's what we say

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that is how you prove you know?

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Because Muhammad

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is our best example he was a moving walking talking

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example of what

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is and if we are not pursuing his way, then how can we say we truly understand what La ilaha illAllah Muhammad Rasul is.

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So this was jabril. Right? The person who is asking the questions in the cyber world surprised because he's asking and then telling the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam you spoke the truth This was because at the end when he left

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the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam asked the Sahaba Do you know who this man was? They said, We know best. He said this was debate, he came to teach you your religion. So this is who we are brothers and sisters in Islam. as Muslims, this is who we are. We are people of excellence, because we have a religion of excellence, right? And allow us to enter into Islam in fully.

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Don't pick and choose what suits you as the People of the Book.

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I will never ever be able to change the plan.

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Because it's preserved by a lot. But in practice, how are we behaving with the book of Allah? Have we entered into Islam freely? And are we pursuing every day, the chance to live the crime to the best of our ability? These are the hard questions we need to ask ourselves. So Julian says the highest level of excellence of

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teachers is to really have a deep understanding of who Allah is that you worship him as if you see when you worship Him, you think you have all these names and all these meanings. So it keeps you focused, it keeps you in line, it keeps you in shape. It keeps you within the boundaries, the boundaries, but if you can't then you worship a lot of stuff. And that is you worship Allah, Allah He sees you and that is stuck All

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right, that is how you develop a barrier between yourself and the Hellfire light because before you do anything you ask yourself

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why is watching me?

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Is it beloved to Allah

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I do this if it is I'll do it. If it isn't, I'll leave it alone can hear me? Is it beloved to him? That I say this? If it is I'll do it if it isn't.

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right. And chakra is a station of excellence. Right? So here we have it brothers and sisters in Islam, in pursuit of excellence, it's transcending the levels of faith, moving from Islam, to a state of he meant he meant to a state of accept, and I don't mean in salah and Zakah, and fasting and Hajj and Umrah and charity, and so on and so forth only No, I mean, in every role, and what those roles entail, be mandatory roles that you can never give up in active roles that you can give up. Whatever you assume you're doing for the sake of Allah, and you bring about excellence. Now, let me qualify something before we enter this program. When I say excellence is the minimum requirement,

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I mean, brothers and sisters in Islam, excellence in efforts, excellence in an effort now, because some people might get mistaken and feel stressed. Why? Because we feel excellence with results. No result is with Allah subhanho wa Taala. Excellence is from us.

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Right? So for example, we have this webcast, what's the best software we can use? What's the best camera we can use? What's the best microphone available to us, for example?

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Right? What's the best way that we can make people aware that this, like these lectures are taking place to assist the development that's on us? Right? We're gonna use the internet, right? What happens if the internet or the internet is weak that they would get cut, for example, or the electricity goes off, that these things are not in our control? So results are with Allah subhanho wa Taala. But what is with us is effort. So when we say excellence, we mean excellence in effort brothers and sisters, any stuff that you bring about an excellent effort in your pursuit to be an excellent father. A mother brings out her excellent effort in her pursuit to be an excellent mother,

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a child brings out his or her excellent effort in her pursuit to be an excellent child, or grandchild. Right, the community member brings about excellent effort in his or her pursuit to be an excellent community member. Because we all do it for the sake of Allah. And we live how Allah wants us to live. And we know that.

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And he's the best and most excellent example from us.

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And because we're doing it for law, excellence is the minimum requirement. Right? When we study, no one is to push us to study. We don't procrastinate and delay our study to the last minute. We don't do that either. Right? Because we do it for the sake of Allah. And excellence means we will not be last minute DEF CON people, we will study beforehand, so that we have time to revise, then we'll enter the exam peacefully. Right? That is excellent in effort.

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Some people might say no, I study the night before the exam, and I get a plus a star. That's excellent. I said, Well, that's excellent in this life is an excellent book a lot.

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Are you living for the sake of this world? Are you living for the sake of Allah?

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that you studied before you studied last minute?

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Right? Obviously, normal circumstances, I'm not talking about extreme circumstances where things are beyond your control. But a lot of the times brothers and sisters in Islam were not pursuing excellence.

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Because we're not understanding what we're doing the task for you, the student for the sake of Allah, why procrastinate, right. So beloved to Allah said, from excellence that you do that.

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Even at work, if you're working for your boss, that will bring a level of productivity. But imagine if you're working for law, you know, loves watching you, in the least.

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You will only go home, when you're ready to help that day to a loss of 10. avoid that. Because that day was lived for a law that is excellent brothers and sisters in Islam. And this is the crux of the topic in pursuit of excellence. And remember, it's an effort, sometimes you can study for the exam, but you get sick on the day, that's beyond your control. There was a traffic jam, so you got stressed and you got to the exam late and because of this, you missed a few questions. That's beyond your control.

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What you have to ask yourself, did you get an A star with a law for what you did? Because it's about gender growing, right?

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If you fail your exam for reasons beyond your control, but you got a star with a law, in the very same matter, have you really felt

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brothers and sisters in Islam, let's face it, when we pass away tomorrow, no one is going to edit our certificates. No one's going to inherit our results. No one is going to inherit our job. No one is going to inherit our goodwill doesn't happen. Maybe in some societies it does but it doesn't last. Right? They're not going to be so forgiving over you as they were upon the person who you now represent.

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Right? So you have to ask yourself, How am I supporting with a loss in terms of my efforts

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The task that I do, this is a short lesson for today, brothers and sisters in Islam in relation to the pursuit of excellence. We've understood what excellence is. We've understood, why is it important? And as for the how that is a bigger topic, and we've discussed it in previous webinars, previous lectures. Remember I spoke about the cave day, the importance of you having a meeting with yourself, and trying to understand the life you want to see the day you die, so that you can understand how you need to live your life right now. We spoke about this in the first webinar, right after the Coronavirus, broke. And I shared that lengthy lecture with you all, in relation to

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important advice during these times to talk about this device that lecture. Right? The first lecture on the topic

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I'm getting the question, How can I bring excellence to meet and there are other ways as well, which this seminar does not have the capacity to cover? nonetheless, we've taken the most important

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discussions of the topic, and that is

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what is excellence? And why is it important and ask Allah Subhana Allah to bless us with excellence in all our affairs, I mean, your enemy now I have some questions from you all before we end. Some people have sent some questions in very quickly, they're coming through to me, so please bear with me, once I read them.

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Save How do you raise a daughter to be an excellent listener with the dunia secular education? How do you raise it to be excellent. We discussed this last week and thank you Dr. Mehta for sending this question in, we discussed this last week.

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And that is by guiding her towards making the purpose of her education Allah subhanho wa Taala not the result of

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you know, her certificate, her degree shouldn't be the result of her degree of her study, rather less happiness should be the purpose for her study. And the degree should be the result, right of why she is studying. So I do advise you to to revise last week's

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lecture regarding this matter, okay? Because it's related to the topic of sincerity and the class and the topic of intentions. If someone becomes a doctor for the sake of the degree, then they just living for today. But if they become a doctor, because the most beloved people to allow those who are most beneficial to the people, and saving lives from the greatest benefit, now, the purpose becomes a law, not the degree. You see. And this is how you bring you start bringing excellence and the next step will be that now that I'm doing this degree for the sake of Allah, how best Can I study this degree? Right? So I hope that helps, but if not, you can interact with me on social media

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inshallah we can take it further. There's another question. If one was consistent in praying most of the Salah in the masjid, and now prays at home. Right? And once prayer is not like before lack of focus who

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performed on time? What should be done any advice? Yes. Be excellent in your home? Why do you Why do you delay your Salah, don't delay your Salah. Is it beloved to Allah that you delete the Salah after the event was no real reason? Right?

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I mean, it's different for, for example, if it's too hot, but if you in your home, the reason why would have been delayed before was, you know, to allow the heat of the sun to come down in

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your in your home. Once the design is made, it's time that you know the event somewhere in the world would be made, because it's time for the prayer answered the call, or do your own.

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That is that is effort, right? So you have to be excellent in ethics. That is in your hands, you call the event on time. Unless there's an emergency, you have a meeting, for example, the meeting ran longer, and so on and so forth. It's not a habit, that's a different story, because that's not in your control. So the same discussion here applies brothers and sisters in itself. Right? Remember a lot of you for what you used to do, if you prevent it from doing it. So inshallah you get the same rewards as the masjid. But at home, at least discipline yourself in terms of your effort. Why? Because tomorrow in the massage it open, laziness is going to set in, right, and your lack of

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excellence in your home is going to spill over to the message. And then you might start becoming lazy with the message and you've had a chip on the truth. Right? Nothing has changed. The only thing that's changed is you playing at home and not domestic. So why does it have to be delayed and so on and so forth. Right? So, effort brothers and sisters in Islam, even in terms of who should try your best contentment in your prayer. Try your best, right? That's what you need to do. That's what you have to do. It's in your capacity. Bring it out, that's in your hands, right? If it's beyond your core

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Are you living in a one bedroom flat and the children are there and the children are making noise? That's beyond your control, but at least try what you can and Allah will reward you for the rest. Okay? So accidents is the minimum requirement in terms of effort, the effort you can bring, bring it. Hey, Please, could you tell us if it's permissible for us to give the prime ages each and ask family members 3d to complete it? I don't understand is this a person reading by themselves, or the person sharing within the family, there's nothing wrong for you to read what you can from the Quran and you encourage other people to read what they can from the Quran and you act like buddies to each

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other. So everyone is keeping each other in check? Did you read the Quran today, put a tick? Or if you know, if someone didn't read the Quran today, then we all go to sit down and ask them why what happened? What are the reasons? Maybe we need to reduce how much reading? Do we you know, so on and so forth. There's nothing wrong in doing that. Okay. What we shouldn't do is create set habits in terms of worship, which we don't find in the center, such that if somebody from outside sees us doing it, right, or if someone learns that we do it, they think this is a practice of Islam. Every day, we sit at nine o'clock, and we separate the Jews into quarters. So every, every person gets a

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quarter, and we're going to read together, right? And when we finish, we are going to show that he works. So even though I'm reading a quarter so at the end, I'll get the rewards of reading. And these kinds of things, we say it's better to stay away from it. Why? Because this is a matter of difference of opinion between the scholars. Why do that the scholars have difficulty when you can do something that all the scholars have agreed upon, right. So don't

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create set routines in terms of worship. But if it's a case of assisting one another, that look at this time between nine and 10, we're going to read our culture for today. And we are going to take a calendar or send our marking that we did it and for those who didn't get to assist each other Monday, and Thursday, we're gonna put a system in place where you know, everyone has to wake up and write that they're awake and whoever doesn't wake up, you're gonna call them and so on and so forth. There's no problem in this because these are facilitative means the Sharia has no issue with facilitative means the Sharia has an issue with an act of worship that is structured in a particular

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way. And then with the same routine daily, and it resembles something which we find in the center. We know that acts of Islam are set in particular ways and routine on a daily basis. Avant fasting is the number one surgeries before doing and so on and so forth. It's set like this. So Islam doesn't want us to introduce things that will make people think that it's part of the religion, to protect us from adding things to the religion once we don't know and making people practice practice practices that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam didn't come up with. But what is the best way to seek knowledge steps you should take? Well, firstly, you should find a reputable Responsible

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Lending teacher, okay, still with that teacher, that the teacher understand who you are, and then allow the teacher to create for you a curriculum that will be a bespoke curriculum that's best in terms of you developing over the days, over the weeks and over the months and years.

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into someone knowledgeable of the religion and even a teacher of the religion and Allah subhanho wa Taala knows best. Alright, these are all the questions that I have with me one second I'm just going to quickly scroll here to see if any other ones came through.

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there have been some submissions by you almost panel with Allah bless you all through the Institute. And what I can do is try and send written responses through because they are quite long and inshallah they'll get back to you with the length and I love your for the sake of Allah. Allah subhana wa tada making stupid of sincerity. I mean, make a stupor of excellence. I mean, please take care, look after each other be excellent in terms of taking the precautions, millisieverts from the Coronavirus, and its effects and all evil sicknesses and our mercy upon all of those who have passed away because of this virus and shadow a complete cure upon members of our own who have been affected

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by this virus. I mean,

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Indeed, Allah subhanho wa Taala is upon on April. Until next time, brothers and sisters in his family Allah preserve us in his obedience. I mean, Salam alaykum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh

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