Purification Of The Soul Series 06A Visible Truth Death – Effacer of desires

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Manny Rahim al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil alameen wa Salatu was Salam ala rasulillah. While early he was so happy zoomarine

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Allahu Allah and Milena Lama alimta in nikka antilla. Alamo Hakeem Allahumma alumna myinfo now one for Ana Bhima unlimited I was eating an elephant watermelon. Yeah, Kareem rubbish Ravi sadri westerly Emery was located at melissani Africa who are dear brothers and sisters in Islam, Salaam Alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatu. All praises belong to Allah subhanho wa Taala. We praise Him, we seek his assistance, and we seek His guidance, and we seek refuge in Allah subhanho wa Taala from the evil of our souls and the adverse consequences of our deeds. Whomsoever Allah subhanho wa Taala decrees guidance upon then men can misguide him, and will serve Allah subhanho wa Taala decrees

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misguidance upon them then can guide him, and peace and salutations be upon the final messenger, Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, I bear witness that there is no one worthy of worship besides one Allah, and that Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is His Messenger. My dear brothers and sisters in Islam, my dear mothers and fathers. Welcome to our episode that teaches us about purification of the soul. In our last episode, we continued with that started in previous episodes, and that was the discussion pertaining to the principles or those principles that we can use to bring about this gear in our life, irrespective of our circumstance or situation hamdulillah we have

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reached Principle number seven. And just to remind one in all, Principle number six, was about a HELOC almonacid or closing the doors to all that that causes retrogression in our life and closing the doors to all that which causes negativity to affect our lives or causes us to become negatively affected. May Allah subhanho wa Taala protect us or the seventh principle with regards to Ezekiel refers to remembering

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the ifisa of all desires and that is death.

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This is from the principal or from the principles rather have a test here to remember the face of desires that which kills all desires. And that is death. That is death. Allah subhanho wa Taala tells us in his book, what the Yeoman to Jonah he is, that be fearful of the day that you will return to Allah subhanho wa Taala Allah and Allah subhanho wa Taala tells us in this book, yeah, you are Latina admin, coo and full circle or alikoum. Now that oh you who believe protect yourselves and your families from the Hellfire and Allah subhanho wa Taala Allah says, Yeah, you are levena Allah will tengo Neff Su Man, pandemic liquid. What Allah, Allah Subhana who Allah says oh you who believe

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be God conscious of Allah subhanho wa Taala and be conscious of the neffs and we're talking about purification of the knifes beautification of the self, that let the self be conscious of that which it is putting forward to tomorrow, or for tomorrow, which is our time after death and I was standing in front of Allah subhanho wa Taala Allah and Allah subhanho wa Taala goes on to say what up Allah, be God conscious of Allah subhanho wa Taala. So from the principles of a task here is to remember death and remember our standing in front of Allah subhanho wa Taala. This helps in getting rid of,

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you know, the evil that exists in our life or our inclination to evil. So it gets rid of that inclination because a person who's falling into sin, if they remember death, then indeed, they will insha Allah stay away from doing that. And had they engaged in that sin, then surely they would have polluted themselves and wiped out the progress

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in terms of their purification. So if they remember death, and by that Allah protects them from falling into the sin, then Alhamdulillah as we've discussed in our earlier episodes, leaving sin is from the process of purifying the self. So I was called as teachers Rahmatullah Allah him that from the principles of a test here, and this is Principle number seven is remembering death and remembering one standing in front of Allah subhanho wa Taala. May Allah make our graves a garden from the gardens of Jana, and May Allah grant us our book of deeds in our right hands.

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We stand in front of him on the day of the AMA. Indeed, Allah is the most merciful, and indeed the mercy of Allah subhanho wa Taala is greater to us than our deeds is greater to us than our deeds. Indeed we are weak. Indeed we are prone to error. And indeed We have many errors and indeed the mercy of Allah subhanho wa Taala is vast May Allah subhanho wa Taala showered upon us His mercy, I mean, so in terms of these principles, or from the principles is remembering death Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam says,

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or has taught us in the Sunnah. And he said, akyuu vichara, had similar effect that increased the remembrance of the effacer the destroyer of all desires, and he meant by that death, so Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is actually encouraging us to remember death, brothers and sisters or purify itself remembers death I mean, ask yourself how many times do you remember death in your day? And I must ask myself this question and, and those behind the camera as well need to ask themselves this particular question we all need to ask ourselves this question How many times do we remember this? Do we remember death only when a person passes away? When us comes to us off a person passing

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away? How do we know? You know the proximity of the Angel of Death to us? You know, we could be next Allah who understand Allah is enough for us, right? Nobody was born with a timer. Nobody was born with a timer, right? So we must remember death. And in doing so we follow the Sunnah of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam for he told us to increase remembering that which kills all desires. And that's what when when people tell me that, you know,

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I'm falling into sin more frequently, I'm retrogressive in at a quicker pace. I say to them, well, how long have you know, how much do you remember death? And 10 times out of 10? The answer to that question is zero. 10 times out of 10 the answer to the question is zero. And when they start remembering death, just that particular practice, so many

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matters of disobedience become non existent in their life just by remembering debts of hanabi law. Yes, sometimes, you know, the, the the sin overpowers us and we fall into sin. Well, a lot of the time the sins that we definitely have power over and it's in our life only because we just don't have our priorities right. And we forget we forget we entered this form of alpha, this form of heedlessness you know we we know we're going to pass away we know there's a grave we know there's a standing in front of Allah subhanho wa Taala. But then what happens is we end up behaving as if we don't know we enter the state of oblivion. And this is the work of Chopin and he promised Allah

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subhanho wa Taala that he will do the soul from the matters of Ischia. My dear brothers and sisters, my dear mothers and fathers is to remember death, remember death. Remember death. Remember it with the waking of every day, and remember it with the sleeping of every night, and remember it during your day, during your day. Remember that what you're doing now could be the last thing ask yourself that if the Angel of Death visited me now, and I passed away upon that which I am upon, would I be proud of this? Would Allah subhanho wa Taala be happy with this By Allah, this helps, and yes, it must help because it was taught to us by Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and as we've said

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earlier, he said, Allahu alayhi wa sallam was the king of teskey. And this was his way salallahu alayhi wasallam when he would stand the night for so long, you know, till his feet would swell, worshipping Allah subhanho wa Taala. And his wife would say, oh prophet of Allah, oh prophet of Allah, Allah is forgiven, your persons Allah is forgiven your future you know, Mashallah, you worship Allah, but to this extent, the way you know your feet have swelled up, and he would say sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, Fela akula Abdel shakoora should not be a thankful slave, Allahu Akbar. And a person who remembers death often remembers the the bounties of Allah subhanho wa Taala upon

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them, I think today, you might, or you will agree with me that we complain a lot about things. We complain about the weather, we complain about the cost of living, we complain about our financial standing, our material well being, we could, you know, we've just become those type of people and if we only remember death, we would really purify ourselves in in terms of even our outlook, our outlook would become better we would see the blessings of Allah subhanho wa Taala. around us, we would see the blessings of Allah subhanho wa Taala around us and that would help us worship Allah better in praising Allah subhanho wa Taala and thanking Him and so on and so forth, which again is

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conducive for the purity of oneself. May Allah subhanahu Allah grant us the understanding, I mean, the next principle, and this is Principle number eight. And this principle teaches us that from the principles of Tesla is never to be amazed with yourself. Never to be amazed with yourself, you know,

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In, in colloquial English, if I may, we might call it bigging oneself up, right? So never have this job in the Arabic our scholars say, a job this the self amazement where you feel you better than others you feel you've achieved. This goes totally against desk here. In fact this takes your purify itself and dips it in the ocean of impurity, to feel better than the next person to feel like you've reached a level of spirituality. Right? And now you can relax May Allah subhanho wa Taala protect us so this next principle from the principles of teskey Principle number eight tells us that from the principles of teskey, or to become purified,

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remove a tag or self amazement from your life.

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Brothers and sisters when Allah subhanho wa Taala blesses us with guidance, you know that we might start showing the sooner of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam on our face with a smile with a beard, for example, we might show the Sunnah of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in our dressing with hijab and niqab and so on and so forth. We might, you know, be basking in the mercy of Allah subhanho wa Taala and that we are punctual with our salah and we upon our Salah, and some others, maybe even in the masjid May Allah subhanho wa Taala bless us well, and accept from us. I mean, this doesn't mean that we should start feeling that we better than the person who might not

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have a beard on his face are better than the sister who might not observe the hijab, and so on and so forth. This is very important, my dear brothers and sisters, sometimes we beat SharePoint in so many avenues. And we get to a penal a state, which is considered a state rich in purity. We love following the tsunami, Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, but as I said, shippon will never give up. So we beat him, and we get to a certain stage and then he when he beats us, it gives us you know, you might want to call it an upper hook or upper cut or something. Right? And he causes us to retrogress beyond our expectations. How, by making us feel superior, by making us feel superior. So

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never let your guard down. My dear brothers and sisters, never let your guard down. Remember, this eighth principle, self amazement has no place in the life of a believer at the job, or self amazement and the self glorification eats away the soul and pollutes it in a magnanimous way. May Allah subhanho wa Taala protect us or me. So the eighth principle is a job or rather staying away from it, removing it from your life. There is no place for it. The worst thing a person can do is feel that they've reached. They say, well, I've worshipped Allah so much. I've reached this is the worst thing you can do. Will you start feeling better than the rest, you start feeling like a saint,

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lonely stack, right? Only Allah subhanho wa Taala knows whose acts of worship have been accepted your job and my job is to continue striving. I'll leave you to ponder over these points and we'll take a short break in sha Allah soleimani come to light over