Sajid Ahmed Umar – The Masjid is closed

Sajid Ahmed Umar
AI: Summary © The importance of living for the sake of Islam is discussed in a series of segments covering topics such as the upcoming peace peace and blessings of Islam, the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on people's mental health, and the importance of adapting to circumstances and finding one's own success. The speakers emphasize the need for acceptance and continuous improvement, as well as providing rewards for family members and reaching out to community representatives. They also highlight the importance of finding ways to be inful and finding ways to be rewarded, particularly in regards to the pandemic.
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Bismillah R Rahman r Rahim al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil alameen wa Salatu was Salam ala rasulillah. Early he was in my bad, love.

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when Santa Ana was eating

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yeah curry.

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He was really angry Emery

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melissani Yakubu Poli. Oh praise belongs to Allah subhanho wa Taala alone, we praise him with the best of all praises. We praise Him and we seek his assistance and we seek His guidance and we seek refuge in Him from the evil of ourselves, and the adverse consequences of our deeds. We testify that whosoever He guides to Panda, then can guide him, and whomsoever He misguides, the nun can guide him.

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And we request praises and blessings upon our teacher, the final messenger, Muhammad, Abdullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, I bear witness that there's no one with you of worship besides one Allah, and that Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is His Messenger. I knew his brothers and sisters in Islam, I greet you with the greetings of Islam and the greetings of the people of paradise. Salaam Allahu Allah. alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh the Peace and blessings of Allah subhanho wa Taala be upon you all. Today is the last Sunday that I will be speaking to you all, before the month of Ramadan, given the lockdown given isolation hamdulillah this journey began

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Sunday after Sunday, we began with some important advice pertaining to the reality of the world today. Then, we moved on to an important discussion pertaining to sincerity, and how to make our entire life solely for the sake of Allah, and thus agenda building exercise. And then we went on to discuss how to live lives of excellence. Because if we only living for the sake of Allah, then excellence has to be the minimum requirement. And then, the following Sunday, we went on to discuss the meanings of the karma, and the reality of its placement in our lives. And we discussed what our relationship should be with this the karma, and the rewards for the people of Israel come. Given

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that today is the last discussion before the best month of the year, the month of Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, a month which is known as the month of the month of the Quran, and a month which is known as the month of fasting because it is closely associated with a pillar from the Pillars of Islam known as a cm, which is fasting. Given that this is the reality of this day before that month. It's only appropriate that our discussion is related to the month of Ramadan.

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The month of Ramadan.

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My dear brothers and sisters in Islam,

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muscle Allahu Allah, he was sending them says about this month of a shoe war shahara maga. The best of all months is the month of Ramadan. And it's not strange that this is the reality in Islam. For we know that the month of Ramadan houses the best 10 days of the year, known as the last sorry the best 10 nights of the year, known as the last 10 nights of Ramadan, and the last 10 nights of Ramadan, the house the best night of the year, known as Layla to the night of power, the Night of Decree, the night of virtue and night in which the angels along with gibreel descend onto the earth with the permission of Allah subhanho wa Taala with all the decrees that Allah subhanho wa Taala has

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released for that year. It's not strange that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam highlights the month of Ramadan to be the best of all months when the month is associated with all these realities with the Quran. With fasting with the best nights of Thea with Laila to the best night of the best nights of the year. It's not strange that this is the reality of this month in Islam. Every year, many Muslims look forward to the month of Ramadan. They come down the days to the month of May

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And very recently, a lot of voices have have have have been expressed explaining how Subhanallah the years go by so fast that we can actually remember what we did during your read after last Ramadan and Subhan. Allah, Allah is already upon us. It's as if, you know, there's just a space of one month or two months or just three months between last Ramadan and this Ramadan such as the anticipation that we have always thinking of the next Ramadan and we make dua that Allah accepts our last Ramadan. And we always ask him a lot to make us witness another Ramadan for no doubt, a person who witnesses arrowmont is going to be in a better way than the person who doesn't know who Allah

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preserve us in his obedience and take us to the month of Ramadan. I mean, you're a bit I mean, Ramadan, a guest that visits us every year, and it comes bearing gifts, the gifts that I just described, the gifts that the month of Ramadan is associated with, and from these gifts is freedom from the hellfire. The greatest gift that the month of Ramadan brings us from the gifts of Ramadan is being forgiven for fasting its days and being forgiven for standing up during its nights from the gifts of Ramadan is the fact that Allah subhanho wa Taala gives us a blank check. Because Allah subhanho wa Taala says that the fastest for me and I will reward it meaning I will give my slave

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whatever my slave deserves whatever my sleeve requires to get into not just gender, but the best of all gnn the best of all paradissa Suhana law, and we all know that there's an entire gate from the gates of Jenna, known as the gate of fasting, a gate through which those who are diligent during the month of Ramadan, with the fasting will enter through the month of Ramadan was made compulsory upon fasting it during the second day after the history of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam which means the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam fasted night, Ramadan, looking forward for every romanova teaching the Sahaba about the importance of Ramadan, and the Sahaba took their students and

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their students, their students and their students, their students and generation after generation came to love Ramadan, and appreciate Ramadan. And here we are today living the appreciation that the generation before us in spirit within us and we have been passed by lots of kind of words Allah to install the love and the ceremonious nature of the month of Ramadan in our students.

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This year is 2020.

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And this year is the year of Corona.

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This year is the year of unprecedent. And unprecedented he continues, so halala to an extent that in my discussions with many people, I sense this emotion and feeling of despair as if people have resigned to a difficult situation.

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I feel the feeling that people have this hope either in the front of their mind or at the back of their mind, or at the front of the hearts or at the back of the hearts that Ramadan be postponed. Subhana Allah just like the Olympics was it was postponed, just like the expo 2020 was postponed, just like the euros were postponed. people having the hearts and minds and they get this feeling that we wish everyone could be postponed.

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Why? Because our massages are closed. Notice brothers and sisters in Islam. This is going to be a Ramadan like no other. It will be a Ramadan to remember, especially for those who will still be under isolation and those who will be under lockdown. We do not deny the fact that the only Ramadan we know is Ramadan in the masjid before behind the map. We do not deny the fact that we know is with our communities, right with the Muslim owner. Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam we don't know in any other way. In fact some of us we make endeavors to come to Mecca and Medina to spend Ramadan was the wider of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, it's a communal month it's a month of Eman and

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boosting that event in every way and every form and you find Subhana Allah, people from all walks of life are united with the bundle.

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Mohammed rasoolullah all their paradigms have shifted when one arrives irrespective of their language, their race, their ethnic background, the financial standing the material well being their education, irrespective of their paradigm shift to one of worship, to one of salah and standing the knights and reading Quran and doing the ethical and making dua and giving charity Subhana Allah right. No doubt this Ramadan is going to be totally different is going to

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To be, it's going to come to us in a way that if I can use the term is shocking to the system. Why? Because it's coming in a way totally different to what we've become accustomed to, to what our parents were accustomed to, and our forefathers were accustomed to. But brothers and sisters in Islam, why is the display? Why the display? Why are we resigning to worst case scenarios? This is not the way Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam

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he was selling them is one that knows that sometimes a loss is actually a game

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knows that sometimes being broken is raising us up and strengthening us. This is the way of the sooner

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the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam used to love being positive, and he used to love positivity, some kind of love, sadness and despair is from shape one and the process of shape one, as Allah subhanho wa Taala tells us

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she does what he does. And he was supposed to breed sadness within the hearts of the believers upon Allah. Allah specifically says the believers, she wants us to see our masajid closed as being lost. She wants us to see that will not have with us. So we can't have she wants us to see that we don't have an email. So we will be forgiven for standing the Knights she upon wants us to see that because we don't have our community, we won't gain the rewards of military. And if we are going to be in isolation during your age, when she upon one says to see being under isolation on the day of read as as not being freed from the outside. So hello, let's see. And who said we should follow up on if

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anything is our enemy. And Allah commands us to take him as an enemy for losses in the ship on him.

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That indeed ship on to you is an enemy, so take him as an enemy. What is taking him as an enemy mean? If I told you that outside your home was an enemy was a burglar? Would you open your doors? Would you open your windows, you'd shut your doors, you'd lock your doors, you'd shut your windows, you'd even close your curtains. And perhaps you'd even remain silent to give the impression that no one is at home to be safe from the home of the burglar? Why do we open our minds and hearts to the whispers of shape one which takes advantage of our unique circumstances you might not be a habit, you might only have memorized a few chapters of the Quran, you might not be able to even read the

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Quran, right? Maybe you don't know how to stand long in salah and so on and so forth. And she upon uses these unique circumstances against us to make us sad and make us feel like Brahma Baba is lost is lost brothers and sisters in Islam, who said that,

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irrespective of Corona, irrespective of isolation, irrespective of lockdown, irrespective of massages being closed, irrespective of knowing a man who said this Rama won the chance to be forgiven for standing the nights of Ramadan I lost Who said that? Who said because of the situation, the chance to gain the rewards of religion further along. Who said that? Who said because of the situation, the chance of being freed from the Hellfire is gone. Nobody said that brothers and sisters in Islam, did we find any evidence come to us telling us that this Ramadan is gonna be different in terms of our opportunities? Absolutely not. The processes are different, yes, but the

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opportunities are still intact. Alhamdulillah

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he says that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said and this

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a blogger agenda

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that when Ramadan comes the doors of the heavens are wide open the doors of jahannam

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and the sharpener change. Is that going to be different?

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Did anyone tell us that it's not gonna happen? Absolutely not brothers and sisters in Islam.

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Right? all the opportunities are the same. So why are we sad? We need to stop being sad and stop thinking the worst. And rather we need to start following the sooner and adapt. Now. This is what it's called in the Arabic language to be adaptable. We need to adapt. This is the son of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and not just the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam but he's

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not only them, but even those who inherited the inheritance

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of Islam. And I'll show you three examples. One, our Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam because he's the best example in guiding all our affairs and then lusardi his setup, and then one of my teachers in Sharla something from now a live

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example for us to take inspiration from a sort of loss of a loved one, or send them brothers and sisters in Islam. He was so adaptable to panela. Irrespective of his circumstance, irrespective of his situation, he never lost hope in the mercy of Allah. He never felt down and motivated to continue inviting to Allah subhanho wa Taala. Before he came with the message of Islam, he was the most beloved to the parish, and he was who he was when the Quraysh hated him, because he just told them to say that

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by morning, he was beloved to them. by afternoon he was hated by them. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam never changed in terms of who he was. He adopted Yes, he had to, he couldn't be out as he used to be. He had to hide in worship Allah subhana wa Tada, which was different to the situation and circumstance before. Before he never had to worry or hear negativity about him being spread around Mecca. Now he had to do that. But none of these things for him. He adapted some of it he was sending them when you couldn't be out he remained in when moko was toxic for him. He went to five when five stone when he came back to Mecca, and he worked on the pilgrims who are coming from

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outside of Mecca. When that became toxic for him, he left on the hedgerow to Medina, but throughout Panama, we see something static in the life of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam. And that was his positivity, that was him looking with every circumstance at the opportunity, the opportunity to worship Allah the opportunity to build agenda, maybe I have to worship differently, but I'm still gonna worship because the opportunity is still there for me to achieve. We see the static irrespective of the circumstance, irrespective of the situation from the law, whether he was selling them whether he went to get his wealth from a caravan and that endeavor intent into a battle, we see

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the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam full of men full of positivity, whether it was and the battle turned against the Muslims, and now they are higher up in the mountain to defend themselves from the Quraysh we see Subhana Allah the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam full of positivity. In fact,

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even though they lost 70 people and they buried the masses and people wounded the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam only those who participated in the battle to come up with the injuries and they want

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to let the police know that you think you beat us, but we are not defeated. So hello, look at the positivity. Look at the leadership. Look at him recognizing the opportunities to build gender and worship Allah subhanho wa Taala irrespective of the circumstance, when the disbelievers and the kuffar gathered together in an army of 10,000. To come and wipe out Medina, we see the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam, with his companions digging a big trench on Medina, but his positivity hasn't changed. He's hoping Allah hasn't receded Subhana Allah, he's full of hope, is full of positivity. And he's worshiping Allah, this time by digging a hole that is worshipping a lot. You

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never had to do that before. He never needed to do that before so panela but now he has to, but the opportunity of worship hasn't changed. He is adaptable. Someone loved it. He was gonna

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take no side of his setup, from the burden of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam, one of

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the prophets of absolute resolve, Musa alayhis salam was the Prophet sallallahu I think he was sending a message during the Islam.

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And they had the whole discussion about the Salah, and how much Salah

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the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was given that loss of Hannah who Allah, he was a prophet of the cave. He was a prophet of adaptability, Subhana Allah, imagine one minute he's in a basket. next minute, he's growing up in the house of your own himself, not a house, a palace, whatever he wants is there. Imagine what he ate. Imagine what he drank. Imagine what he will when he walked around Egypt, people would point at him with their fingers and say, This is Moosa, who's grown up who's growing up in the house of your own panela. And then suddenly, his circumstances changed. All of a sudden, he's running scared, looking over your shoulder.

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in case somebody catches him and finds him, and now he's without all the luxuries that he had in the house of your own, he's in the middle of nowhere and making his way to million. Then all of a sudden he finds himself having to work having to be a shepherd from being the son of a mighty of a king with mighty rose. He was a tyrant, right, a mighty tyrant, and a mighty disbeliever. He had financial standing he had material well being Moosa never had to lift the finger, but now it's upon Allah, we see him lifting a finger, and we don't see the books of history who's ever complained. Rather, we seem pleased with the law and the decree of Allah and patient with the circumstance that

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he's in and never forgetting that whatever circumstance I am in, I have opportunities to build gender.

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those opportunities are intact. Alhamdulillah when he leaves meridian after he pays his Jews, for the girl that he made, and he's walking back, and all of a sudden, the command comes to him to be a messenger and to go to Iran. So Pamela, the man who he ran away from, what do we see? From Mussolini's Salah? We see nothing but adaptability.

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then towards the end he's being chased by fear around in front of him is a see behind them is the army. What do we see from Mousavi Salah? Do we see despair? Do we see him resigning to worst case scenarios? No, he knows that, indeed, was

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to strike the sea and the sea open to kind of love. This is the reality brothers and sisters in Islam, for people who always find the opportunity to worship Allah subhanho wa Taala, test them. And then he opens upon them and opening like no as you can use of it his setup, right? Very quickly, from as a young boy,

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as a slave, then he had to grow up in a in a home with poor manners and ship. And then he was locked in a room and called to adultery and his time and time again, he's surviving. He's a survivor. He's a survivor. Now he's in prison. And the keys thrown away. He's still a survivor. But he has a key a few was just adapting the same use of at the beginning of the story. When you read about him in the world, he's the same person, when you read about him in the slave market is the same person full of positivity, hoping a lot when you read about him in the palace of disease, is the same person in prison is the same person. And then what happens a lot opens upon him, and it becomes the minister.

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Brothers and sisters in Islam at a youth the concept of adapting, it's about seeking out the opportunities in the way that you can. Some of us who've had a lot we like to live our lives in a way that if something is not the way we like it, we can't do it. And this is not from the sun, the brothers and sisters in Islam. This is not from the son of the Prophet salallahu alayhi wasallam. The massages are closed, yes, but the doors are open and the opportunities are there. It doesn't have to be the same way all the time. The life of this world will always change.

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He will say he asked that we tested them with good things and difficult things. Everything's a test to Panama. This year, the off Kona is a chance for us to realize

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the blessings of having our message open. And for us to think Subhanallah how many times that we thank Allah for the message or do we just take it for granted.

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That was a test from Allah. Because even when Allah gives us is testing us, testing us to make manifest whether we'll be thankful

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and when difficulty comes is testing us, testing us to make manifest whether we'll be patient and still have hope in Him and still remain with him.

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Right. So that's the reality of the world. A lot of changes our circumstances and through the changing circumstances what separates the pure from the impure. McCann Allahu

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hubbies Amina. Allah says it wasn't for a lot to live the believers upon one circumstance

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until Allah made manifest who was pure from who was impure.

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Brothers and sisters in Islam. This is not saying that we at a loss if we felt sad that our massages were closed, absolutely not. Don't get me wrong.

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But this is a message of hope.

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I'm here to tell you, brothers and sisters in Islam, that Allah subhanho wa Taala didn't say for you to be forgiven for standing the nights of Ramadan, that you have to be happy that

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Allah didn't say for you to get the rewards of that you need to praise Allah behind the email.

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Allah didn't say, for you to get the rewards of being freed from the Hellfire, you have to ever move on with your community handler to handle law 2020 is giving us a chance to praise a law for recognizing misses from the love that we never have realized. This is not a this is not a time for us to say some of the mysteries are closed. Yes, we can. But it shouldn't be in a way that that causes us to retrogress we say supanova massage but at the mercy of Allah, who didn't make it a condition for our Milan to be accepted that we print the message behind the email.

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We said that we might not be able to complete the Quran in Salah in Ramadan. But hamdulillah Allah never made it the condition for our forgiveness for later to be freed from the Hellfire that I have to finish the Quran in Salah in Ramallah.

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Right, this is

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right, yes, we said we don't become de capacitated brothers and sisters. We put everything in the balance the balance of the swing and we look at the opportunities

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Do you know the Sahaba of the Allahu?

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They only pray in JAMA with the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam for two or three nights. Do you know that?

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That's the reality every night until the time of

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day prayed by themselves or with their families at home?

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Absolutely not. So how would they stand for long, long hours? If they knew one surah they would repeat one surah Allahu Allahu Samad. Let me welcome you. Let me akula Haku and I had smilla rahmanir rahim Whoo hoo Allahu Ahad like this, they would repeat, repeat until they felt content with their standing.

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And they would ponder over what they're reciting. So Pamela, something that we don't get to do normally when we play behind the Imam in Ramadan in the masjid. But all of us have the luxury, then we're going to go and we will do a prolonged ruko.

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And that's how they would spend their nights in prayer.

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And they would come out smiling the next day.

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I said earlier that this is a time for us, even if we said not to forget the blessings regarding how the Sahaba only spent two or three nights in JAMA with the Prophet salallahu alayhi wa sallam. Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam went to the machine on the first night they gathered with him. He went the second night together It was him. Then on the third or fourth night we don't know the narrations his third or fourth night. They went to the mustard he didn't come up and they waited for him but he didn't come out. And then the next day he went and said I saw what you guys did. But I stayed in prayed by myself because I feel a lot might make it compulsory upon the oma to pray

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Ramadan at night in JAMA

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to Han Allah

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to prepare at home to the ability when they played with the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam It was no one unit of Salah as the whole of the whole.

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Imagine today if any man had to pray for that long. He finished He finished the salah and find one behind you. Right even though the machines are open, they'll be at home.

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Right? The point is represent sisters in Islam they couldn't.

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They prayed based on what they had and and hamdulillah they were hopeful that Allah has given them the rewards that Allah has promised. That's why the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, Whoever stands the night of Ramadan, believing in Allah and having good hoping that it was that Allah has promised him or her. Allah who met

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Allah will forgive all this

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prophet sallallahu Sallam didn't say standard

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or standard on my run and complete the Quran. He said, Whoever stands the Knights, they do what is easy for them. Yes, they exert themselves more. That's from the spirit of Ramadan. But based on this circumstance, they seek the opportunity that is there hasn't changed based on the circumstance they adapt, and they have good open Allah.

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Allah will forgive this and to handle

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ending of brothers and sisters in Islam, I promise to show you an example from one of my own teachers. And he's an inspiration is very old now in his 80s. And Allah protect him he suffered two strokes. His name is Jeff Java. Idris Have you the law will have preserved

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some of what I'm sharing I've seen with my own eyes. And some of what I'm sharing I've had as first count first account stories from his son, Jeff use of Idris

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law preserve them both jaffery bristle panela is unique in the sense that he's well known in the West and is well known in the east is respected by scholars in the West and respected, you know, in an amazing way as well by scholars in the east. Jaffer A few years ago, so panela he suffered a stroke.

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when he suffered he was

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he had an amazing mind. He understood philosophy in a deep way. And he understood Islamic theology in a deep way. And I don't think there's anyone better than him. I've never had anyone mentioned someone better than him like today, who could teach this subject and express the subject and explain the subject and thus he had the respect of scholars all over the world to Panama. He was a habit

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and before his stroke, it was his norm. He's to worship Allah subhanho wa Taala for a long time, and read the Quran from memory and spend long hours in Salah reciting the Quran.

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Until the strokes of Hannah law when he had the stroke,

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his brain was affected. He lost the English language except for a few words.

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He lost the Quran, except for a few small sewers to handle.

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And obviously when you suffer a stroke, you become bedridden or it or you are written to a wheelchair, which means you can go to the masjid and he used to always go to the masjid at the time of event. If you went to the masjid, you would find him behind the EMA. This was his life for decades. Now imagine what the stroke has done to have you the hula.

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Right? The Masjid is a place you can go as he used to go to

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the Quran that is to read fluently. panela is no more than a life changing circumstance

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but will lie and I quote the words of his self join us.

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He says I don't know whether our chef chef Java

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and I feel the same way and that's how I'm gonna coated in my words. I don't know if our show was more amazing before the stroke or more amazing after the stroke.

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So Hannah law, foster the stroke brothers and sisters in Islam, he still pray Salah, he sleeps after Isha, he wakes up from about 12 o'clock to 2am word, worshiping Allah subhanho wa Taala insula with what brothers and sisters in Islam with the few suitors that Allah kept in his mind and heart.

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So hon Allah, he can't go to the masjid. But he can make it as soon as he has the event and start praying. The sooner that Allah makes easy for him, if he has stumped on that day, and engage the Salah immediately, as he used to do before. What's changed, you can't go to the masjid. But the application

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still within his reach.

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And he continues with it.

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And Subhan Allah from his stamp is that is very routine, but we can discuss that on another day. The point is brothers and sisters in STEM, what is our chef teaching us teaching us adaptability and why he I've never heard him complain during one visit, that I've lost my language. I've lost my

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brother when he tries to teach you explain to you something and the words are not coming out. He says I'm sorry.

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The Woods escaped me. And he does still have some kind of law stuff, but a lot of stuff with a lot of stuff. When I look at him and since panela You know what? July is getting larger, because before when he could speak fluently, he wasn't doing as much of his stuff whereas he is doing now I know.

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Brothers and sisters in Islam when I meet the chef, I meet someone, he doesn't say it but I feel from Him that He is someone who feels that is being rewarded even more now than he was then why? Because the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said that whoever was consistent with something, and then they were prevented from it, a circumstance fell upon them. They were prevented from it, a lot

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of doing it even though they're not doing

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I feel our Sheriff is being rewarded even more, because he's getting the rewards of how he used to live his life before the stroke. And now what he's doing with the stroke is added rewards on top of those rewards that allies given giving him because of his circumstance and situation. And I shared this inspiration with you all that this Ramadan insha Allah is a chance for us to be rewarded even greater than any other Ramadan. Why? Because insha Allah Allah will reward us that he was going to the masjid every night. A lot

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of standing behind the email alone will reward us the rewards of completing the Quran in Salah insha Allah, Allah will reward us the rewards of etiquette inshallah life used to be regular with decaf because a circumstance has before as has fallen upon us. And it's beyond our control. We can't do what we couldn't have what we wouldn't have wanted to do, because the situation is beyond our control. So we are going to get those rewards. And on top of those rewards, Allah is going to reward us for the salad that we do at home with our families, the nights that we stand at home. I'm not saying don't stand no stand brothers and sisters in Islam. I'm not saying call us let's just relax

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this Ramadan because the holy words I say no, I'm not saying that because a believer pushes a believer strives Islam is about perseverance. Allah doesn't want us to go to the to to agenda at the lowest level allows us to go to the agenda at the highest level and we are looking at opportunities so we are going to strive and inshallah Allah, Allah at home with our families on top of the rewards of the summer in the masjid with the EMA I was going to be with us to the woods, for whatever, we can bring Salah in our homes on top of the rewards of having completed the Quran in Salah with the Imam and so on and so forth. Because our situation is one that is beyond our control, and the

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promise of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is true, and he taught us and promised us that Allah will reward us for that which we used to do when we are prevented from doing it. So

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So where's the disparity?

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Brothers and sisters in Islam,

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we should only be smiling.

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I hope the message is clear.

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And I hope the inspiration has reached your hearts. Let us get rid of the baggage. And let us start bringing in the positivity because Ramadan is a handful of days away from us. And let us start getting excited to meet Ron as we were last year. forum avant deserves our excitement when he knocks on our door in a few days time. And we open our doors to him. Everything correct settings from Allah alone, and he's perfect. And any mistakes are from myself and she upon and I seek a loss of Hannah who attalus forgiveness. I love you And for the sake of Allah, ask Allah to forgive our past and inspire our futures and bless us with the best of my mind. and bless us with the rewards of

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standing. It's nice. and bless us with the rewards of Laila.

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and bless us with the rewards of being freed from the health I mean, your blood I mean, remember when you do I until next time, salaamu alaikum, warahmatu albaraka.

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bata calligraphy calm I've just been informed for some questions. So I'm going to have a quick look at the questions that have come through.

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Me left.

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Someone say chef, do you agree that this is the first Ramadan? That we have been locked up before? shavon? No, I don't agree. Absolutely not. I don't agree at all. And the reasons for it, the lecture I just shared with you by a Salam Alikum I'm a new Muslim and my family is not Muslim and they are not working because of this pandemic. Can I give my zecca to them if they are not Muslim, please help chef. No, you cannot give zakah to non Muslims but you can give them normal charity, voluntary charity. And Allah subhanho wa Taala only asked from us was a cat 2.5% of our wealth, and 2.5% is a small amount, leaving a bigger amount for us to distribute, as we wish as we will, for his sake

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alone. But in terms of zeca then it has its recipients. But if you feel that there's a chance that you've given us a car to your family will be a means of them accepting Islam, then please immediately visit your local responsible, knowledgeable scholar and discuss this with them or discuss it with me You can email you can get my details via the institute inshallah. Just like hello here.

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Do you have any other questions for it?

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