Channel: Sajid Ahmed Umar
The lecture Purification of the Soul (Tazkiya-tun-nafs) was presented by Sheikh Sajid Umar at the Ra’s Alkhymah three day Ramadaan Retreat in United Arab Emirates during Ramadan 2014.
In this lecture, Sheikh discusses the definition of the purification of the soul and how we can implement these character traits into our lives.
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Bismillah al Rahman al Rahim al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil alameen wa Salatu was Salam ala rasulillah who Allah Allah, he was so happy he was seldom at the Sleeman kathira en la Millenium, avec la la la Molina Illa Allah antenna in the current earlywood Hakeem Allah Marlene ma And Pharaoh now when foreigner Bhima Tana was in an MLM Kareem or Bishop Lisa D is certainly angry at me Lisa and E. coli.
All praises belong to Allah subhanho wa Taala. We praise Allah subhanho wa Taala we seek his assistance, and we seek His guidance, and we seek refuge in Allah subhanho wa Taala from the evils of our souls and the adverse consequences of our deeds. Whomsoever Allah subhanho wa Taala decrees guidance upon the nankang misguided
and whomsoever Allah subhanho wa Taala decrees misguidance upon the man can guide him, and peace and salutations be upon the final messenger, Muhammad Ali Abdullah 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 final messenger.
My dear brothers and sisters in Islam Assalamu alaykum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh
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within colossal Kanagawa to Allah for blessing us to witness this month of Ramadan and the eighth night of this special month inshallah tomorrow, we will witness the eighth day. And
whilst these days are days of happiness, there's a sense of sadness because tomorrow I depart you off from Melbourne, Australia, may Allah subhanho wa Taala make that long journey short.
And may Allah subhanho wa Taala keep our hearts together
and grow the love that Allah subhanho wa Taala has allowed our hearts to develop for one another. Indeed I love you all for the sake of Allah subhanho wa Taala Allah and asked Allah subhanho wa Taala together as many a time in the studio to learn together from the inheritance of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and ask Allah subhanho wa Taala together as in Jana, in the same way that he has gathered us here today. I mean, I mean,
the topic that has been asked of me this evening is a relevant topic, a topic titled, The scale to neffs or purification of the soul. Now this is a topic which is a large topic. It is a large topic, I am fortunate it's a blessing from Allah subhanho wa Taala that Allah subhanho wa Taala has chosen me to be a co teacher of the subject with one of the senior scholars in Saudi Arabia chef's Agrippa nosler, she'd be happy to holla we co teach this subject in knowledge International University. And as I was explaining to the brothers earlier, this subject is covered over at least 26 sessions, and not just 26 audio sessions, but 26 audio sessions. And then we have with these audio sessions,
written notes translated notes from the famous book of Ivanova, Morocco to LA LA.
My daddy, just Sally Kim. My dad said Nicholas is a famous book by Abraham Allah. It is a book. And in this book, he does the Tafseer of one idea. One idea in the book of Allah subhanho wa Taala. And this book is two volumes long, based on some publications of the book. Some other publications make it four volumes. So it is a large book dealing with just one ayah in the Quran. Yeah, can we do a year kind of study? This one is sort of prophetic. He discusses it in two volumes, in the sense that I have two entire volumes. Right. And these are pages spanning close to 1000 pages of notes that this great Eman off Mottola era wrote explaining this ayah Allah subhanho wa Taala says, You alone,
do we worship and You alone do we seek assistance from so this short gathering of hours is not enough to do any justice to a topic of this nature, but as you've heard me say before, and it's a famous Arabic saying, mela Eudora kulu la yusaku that that which cannot be done in its entirety should not be left out. in its entirety inshallah, we will become introduced to the topic in the words that I'm about to share with you
The skier to nefs as I tell my students is more a practical topic than a theoretical topic I share with them theory. But what I set upon them is practical goals that they must strive to achieve whereby they benchmark themselves against every lesson we take
and understand how close or far they are from the ideal. And then they must set an action plan to achieve the ideal. Because what happens with a lot of us My dear brothers and sisters, and my dear mothers and fathers and my dear uncles, as well, I was told I shouldn't say
what we must understand is that there is a danger and that danger is hearing a lot of theory and us not translating that theory into practice. When the Sharia talks about the excellence of seeking knowledge is not just speaking about learning theory, the knowledge that's being emphasized is knowledge that's put into practice. When Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam salesman Celica buddy, Danielle, Tammy Sufi here and Matt sahana Allahu Allah who will be here for a panel Jana, that the one who treads a path seeking Islamic knowledge then Allah subhanho wa Taala will make his path to gender easier
Mashallah Emirates has a busy life. We have them flying over us. Every so many seconds. No one here can from Emirates Qantas from the airline asked him to diversity.
So, Allah Allah says that the person who treads a path seeking Islamic knowledge then Allah will ease his way to Jannah
Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is talking about knowledge that is put into practice as our scholars or Hema Humala teach us and remember my dear brothers and sisters, that this knowledge is either evidence for us or evidence against us, you almost kind of with Allah forgive us and protect us whenever we learn. Allah subhanho wa Taala The question is about the knowledge which we gained and what we did with that knowledge because there is no excuse for ignorance, there is no excuse for ignorance. Now, this doesn't mean that we should choose to remain ignorant, because we will be questioned about that as what, because we have been placed on this earth to worship Allah subhanho
wa Taala. And no worship happens except with knowledge. Because we're not supposed to worship Allah how we want to worship Allah are we supposed to worship Allah how Allah wants to be worshipped? And this is manifest in Surah for Buddha, when Allah subhanho wa Taala revealed to His Beloved Prophet Muhammad Ali Abdullah, some Allahu Allah He was sending them and said, well, we're gender cabal and for header that we found you not upon complete guidance and we guided him. He was not misguided sallallahu alayhi wasallam remember, as we will discuss, when we get into the topic, inshallah, his heart was removed, his chest was split twice when he was growing up, and elements was removed, or
removed from his heart he wasn't upon misguidance Allah Allahu alayhi wa sallam he never frustrated to idols, he never drank alcohol. He never supported the burning of little girls alive. He never supported the practice of decoration. They always were thought we never supported these, these ways and behaviors and ideologies, but he didn't know how to worship of law. He didn't know how. And he couldn't worship a law how he wanted to. You wanted to worship Allah, how Allah wants to be worshipped, but he didn't know. So Allah told him, we found you not upon guidance. We found you searching for the ways to worship Allah. We found you contemplating how to worship Allah and we
guided you, we revealed to you and we taught you how to worship Allah subhanho wa Taala May Allah subhanho wa Taala make us diligent with his worship, I mean, so there is no room for ignorance. We were sent to this earth to worship Allah how he wants to be worshipped. And Allah reviewed books and he sent prophets. So there is no excuse for ignorance. A person who chooses to remain ignorant, is liable to be punished. And a person who learns and chooses not to practice is also liable to be punished me Allah subhanho wa Taala protect us, I say liable to be punished because we know that a person who dies upon Islam and dies upon Eman, then this person's fate is with Allah subhanho wa
Taala. if Allah wills He will punish him. And if Allah wills He will forgive him completely on the day of day Allah and enter him into agenda. Such is the amazing nature of Islam, which Allah subhanho wa Taala gave us when we never even asked Allah subhanho wa Taala he gave us the greatest of gifts that which guarantees for us gentlemen we die upon Islam. I mean, he gave us that when we never asked Allah subhanho wa Taala for it. So imagine what Allah Subhana
atella can give us if we ask them, imagine what he can give us, if we asked them. So we thank Allah subhanho wa Taala for surely also, you and I here discussing a topic, which is considered to be a topic from the inheritance left behind by Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. This get together dedicated towards that causes a blessing from Allah, who shouldn't feel that we here because we chose to come or we didn't choose to come. Yes, we have a choice in what we do. But ultimately, what we desire and what we choose is under the decree of Allah subhanho wa Taala. Allah subhanho wa Taala tonight in this blessed month of Ramadan, wanted to reward us with the reward specific to those who
worship Allah subhanho wa Taala seeking knowledge. So he inspired us to become part of a setting dedicated towards seeking knowledge by Allah. There's many people who have not been inspired to do this. And as I was calling to say, one of the most novelist, ways of worshipping Allah subhanho wa Taala is to seek knowledge, from seeking knowledge that it can be better than voluntary salah and can be better than voluntary fasting, because this teaches you how to worship Allah and he perfects the most beloved acts of worship, which are our compulsory acts of worship. May Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us the understanding, I mean even our best, but only Allah who I'm famously said, does
that involve a lady a horrible lamb here? That seeking knowledge and revising my knowledge and learning from the Quran and the Sunnah during some of the nights is more beloved to me than reviving the night in prayer and reviving the night in vain as acts of worship.
teaching us how noble it is to seek this knowledge May Allah increase our knowledge what we say visit in the arena for Allah revealed to His Prophet saying work with Rob visit nearly man we asked our ob to increase our knowledge and in Yoruba dynamic My dear brothers and sisters, test kiya to knifes. Test kiya to neffs are two Arabic words which have been coupled together, which have been coupled together. In a possessive formation in English grammar, we say this is possessive. In Arabic we say mobile for mobile from LA, the skier to Neff C, and in English we translated as the purification of the salt, the purification of the sub.
this word by itself in the Arabic language carries two meanings. The first meaning that it carries is up top here.
At this time second meaning that it carries is a number. The first meaning of thought here refers to purifying and cleansing, is what Ischia refers to purifying and cleansing. Allah subhanho wa Taala says in his book, or the
menza caha Allah subhana wa tada says, that indeed the successful person is the person who purifies the sniffs and this is in a surah, known as Surah sheps, where shamcey will go where we find Allah subhanho wa Taala at the beginning of the surah taking 13 possums, if my memory serves me, right, Allah subhanho wa Taala takes 13 oaths
and speaks about this neffs and the success of the one who purifies it, the success of one who purifies it, and this teaches us how important this topic is, and how important it is for you and I to spend our days implementing it for Allah subhanho wa Taala doesn't take any possum.
With regards to anything,
that is not considered normal, and that is one person. But if Allah takes 13 customs and outs, then this should highlight for you and me how important this matter is with Allah subhanho wa Taala this process and concept of purifying ourselves. So the first meaning of teskey is purification and cleansing. The second meaning of teskey is unima. And that is why we have this name known as a cap.
It refers to increasing, and the concept of increment. And with zeca to man, which is the compulsory charity that we give out to the poor, and one of the pillars of Islam. It's called Zakah. Because when we give out the Zakah we purify our wealth number one and number two, we increase it. Now people might say but where's the increment because when we give it out, there's a decrease physically there's a decrease, but
in the spiritual
sense and even in the physical sense there's an increase because nothing that we give for the sake of Allah
goes without being increased by Allah subhanho wa Taala. For us, Allah opens the channels of reason
to become open for us. And Allah subhanho wa Taala grants us Baraka in our wealth that one dyrham, which used to do so much is doing so much more when 11 happened, right. So soccer increases for us, as well as cleanses for us. So this is the meaning of teskey. And when we talk about purification of the soul, yes, we commonly say purification of the soul. But we also mean the actual growing of the soul, the actual betterment of the soul.
Right, so it talks about purifying the soul as well as growing it, making it better, making it closer to Allah subhanho wa Taala, which comes about as a result of cleansing. The second word is enough. And this word alone, in the English language, we translate and say refers to the south, refers to the south. And we know that Allah subhanho wa Taala created us
in components and entities and elements, for Allah subhanho wa Taala made us a body. And he made us a mind. And he made us a knifes, and he made us a heart. And he made us a rule, which is a song, we are entities, we are entities. And what's amazing when we look at these entities is that the body
is the physical apparent entity. But when we look at the mind, its internal. When we look at the heart, its internal. When we look at the soul, its internal.
Right? When we look at the south, the neffs, it's also internal, its metaphysical. You can feel the nerves, but it's something that is a part and parcel of us. And this should teach us how important your implicit is, as opposed to your explicit how important your internal matters are, as opposed to your external matters. Many of us today are so absorbed about the external, how we look, number one, and how people perceive us. Number two, and people's perceptions come about as a result of our external, how we dress and the image that we put out. I always tell my students, there's two traits, there's the personality trait and the character trait.
The character trait is your true trait. The personality trait is how people perceive you how you sell yourself, how the brand that you've created for yourself, right? This world that we live in now in the century is so fixated on the personality trait, we have what we call fans, fans of the personality. It's a very strong element that's present in society. And if we're not careful, we become products of it. We become judgmental of people based on appearance. And today this is true, we quick to judge people based on the apparent and never ever take time to give them a chance to explain themselves and try and understand the hidden the implicit. This is a fact today, I mean,
even in the marketing sense what happens, you know, companies would take the face of a celebrity and put the face of the celebrity on a cereal box.
Why? Because that sells the senior people are so fixated about personalities, that if we see that this person eats the cereal, you know he's there with his spoon, right? The milk is dripping and the cereal is on the spoon and he's he's not eating it and Allah knows if he even did but what we know is he received a few millions for for just doing that. And people said Masha, Allah, this person is that senior we have to eat the same personality, personality. But when we look at our Sheree our brothers and sisters, we see the Sharia emphasize the character trait, not the personality, not the personality trait. If you look in the Quran, we're discussing bodies right? When you look in the
Quran, Allah subhanho wa Taala says, What is our aim to achieve Luca I just tell him that when you see the hypocrites, what amazes you of them is nothing but their bodies, the appearance, the image which they put out, they show you that they're with you. They show you that they believe they show you they they excite you and they support your views and your policies and so on and so forth. So what amazes you is the appearance when nothing else above them
the Sharia tells us that we should be people of character, not personality. And that is why Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said in the wahala jambu
when I can younger illa puluh become American, that Allah doesn't look at your appearances at your personalities
or your bodies, Allah looks at your heart and your deeds. Allah will not judge you to have observed the Salah because you look like you're praying son.
He's going to look at the heart that was present when the Salah was being offered the intention that was present when the Salah was being offered. Allah subhanho wa Taala will not judge you to have fasted, if you appear to have fasted. Allah subhanho wa Taala we'll look at the heart present, when you fasted, and the intention present when you fasted, and that is why Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, that mennomedia Zoo will be he Felisa 11 hija sallallahu alayhi wa sallam Isla de Parma who was Harada who he said, sal Allahu alayhi wa sallam, that the one who does not leave forge speech.
Then Allah subhanho wa Taala is not in need of you leaving your food and drink. He's not in need of you leaving your food and drink. Right? He's not going to judge you too fast. Because you just look like you're faster. But you you never really fast if your speech wasn't a speech of a fasting person, your actions was not the actions of a fasting person, your etiquettes was not the etiquettes of a fasting person, your behavior, your thoughts? May Allah forgive us for our weaknesses? I mean, I mean, so
we are made up of elements.
Most of these elements are implicit teaching us the importance of character. And one of these elements are explicit and outta teaching us that our bodies are important. Allah loves us to dress it in a larger meaning your Hebrew, German, he wants you to get the best of clothes and the best of shoes and the best of dress smart. Show the blessings of Allah subhanho wa Taala upon you, but understand our servant of Allah, that Allah made for matters more important for matters a part of you
that relate to your implicit teaching you how important the inner is you can dress right, but if you're inside is ugly,
what Allah subhanho wa Taala you're not a beautiful person, right? And we started to our use of together in Dubai, Manila, have over two days, and we learnt about Yusuf alayhi salam, he had half of all beauty. And he also had internal he never compromised the Lord Allah subhanho wa Taala ever. And he never spoken in Word to anybody, even when he saw his brothers and he knew who they were and they didn't know who he was. He did not take revenge upon them. He did not utter a word against them. In fact, he was absolutely just with them. And when it became known that he is useless, and they they became sad and regretful, immediately he spoke a beautiful word and said Don't be sad
letter three barley chameleon. I don't blame you for anything. You have nothing to be there's no you have nothing to feel blameworthy about. Yo yo Allahu Allah. Allah will forgive you will who are humble Rahim Allah Subhana, wa biella. Half of all beauty on the outside. And all of us here on the inside. We are lawmakers, people who are beautiful on the outside on the inside. So when we see how Allah has taken this person, how many times regards to the knifes and how four elements of us are hidden. And it's so important, right even just their point before I move on. We know the famous statement of Barbara De La Hoya when the man when he was looking for testimony about somebody an
endorsement and somebody endorsed him. He said How do you know?
Have you endorsed him based on the apparent or have you? Have you found their way into his implicit and the hidden? Have you traded with him? Have you traveled with him? Have you lived with him to this? Because you know even the professionals in the field of leadership and development they mentioned these things and this was taught to us from the best of generations.
Right? That the character trait always comes out. No matter how hard you try to hide your bad character and show people what you're not. It will come out when when push comes to shove.
when push comes to shove and when you trade with someone you testing them
when you lose
with them, there's going to be moments
that they are going to be uncomfortable and their character is going to become manifest. Right? Right. So the character trait is what shines through all the time when push comes to shove, who you really are comes up.
And thus This highlights the importance of this topic. So in summary, teskey refers to two points, cleansing, and increment, and knifes is one element of the five components that you and I are made of now, this neffs
Allah subhanho wa Taala in his book teaches us that it exists as three states or in three states and this is according to the correct opinion of the scholars because Allah discusses three knifes in the Quran. And some scholars said this three types of neffs and some scholars said there's one type of neffs but it experiences three states. And this is what seems to be closest to the hack and Allah subhanho Allah Allah knows best. The first laughs My dear brothers and sisters, is known as enough Salah Marabou soup, the nafs, which is heavily inclined towards evil.
And this is found in Surah Yusuf, when the minister's wife exclaimed,
Russia, rashie ma B. She said, I do not make myself innocent, because we they, they caused us to have it set up. And they locked him up in prison when he was innocent, was called as a defense of the who is saying this is Allah subhana wa. Is this is this the minister's wife statement. And what's apparent is this is the minister's wife statement given the context of, of the Act and we discussed this in Surah Yusuf. So she says, I do not make myself innocent enough. Indeed, this laughs let American be sued. This is the intensified form of the verb. She's not saying this nurse is inclined towards evil. She's saying this nurse is heavily inclined towards evil, except the loves
that Allah has had mercy upon, except the nuts which Allah has had mercy upon. So this is one state of the nerves. And I was calling to teach us that this neffs is a knifes that loves everything that Allah dislikes, and hates everything that Allah loves. And that is why you find yourself in a situation whereby to offer for all kinds of Salah is so difficult, but to remain lying on the couch watching a football match for 90 minutes is easy.
The next needs needs work. This happens, right? I mean, you think to get up for five minutes to worship on lines like panela right? It's like we have to lift a mountain but to remain like and delaying the Salah is easy. Why? Because this is a nurse that is inclined towards evil. This is a nurse that is not beloved to Allah. This is a nurse that wants to follow how and how our refers to something that descends on us is one legend either. However,
a lot of things are passing by by the spa when it when it drops at excessive speeds,
however, is something that falls that is that is lonely.
Right? So your desires are called however because they're lonely, there's no greatness in it, there's no grand j in it, it has nothing worth praise, nothing which Allah dislikes is worth praising Even though shavon beautifies it and nothing which this house makes beautiful, which a lot of dislikes is worth praising
nothing, it has nothing worth praising it's lonely, it's debased, it's debased. So, this nest which is inclined towards evil is a nudge that loves this this however, matters which are debased and this is where your test and my test comes in. Because this neffs is part of us and it is that tool which tests us which we need to exercise patience with regards to and we have to train it and we need to you know 10 year and 10 year labor with it, we need to be laborers with this knifes it requires effort from us and when you and I
are laborers with the knifes
and tagging know when it wants music and it wants harmony wants all that which Allah subhanho wa Taala dislikes and delaying the prayer.
When we say no to it and fight it
and push it towards a better than that which Allah loves even though it hates it.
It becomes a knifes that Allah praises
This is the second state of the nervous, it becomes a nefs a low one.
The South reproaching Nice. Allah loves this loves and loves this person, because he's fighting this nurse for the sake of Allah. He's not doing for anything else. Why? I mean, the Knox is inclined to that which is how I'm designed to.
So the fact that he is fighting what he by nature loves, shows that he's doing it for who for Allah subhanho wa Taala and it becomes beloved to Allah subhanho wa Taala Allah subhanho wa Taala says, Let's
go see a movie Oh.
Allah takes a person takes a person by the Day of Judgment. This is noble, we said earlier, Allah doesn't take a person by anything, which is not considered great. And magnanimous and and mighty. Allah takes the custom by the day of the AMA. And then Allah says, while Cosimo been seen,
Allah takes a person by the South reproaching knifes, Allah takes a custom bite because Allah considers it great
and considers it Beloved. So he takes the person by it, that when you fight for Allah subhanho, wa Taala and the end to be upon what Allah loves, Allah loves this, my dear brothers and sisters, right, and this happens when you purify yourself. This is a state of the neffs, which is Beloved. And Allah has another state for this neffs when the state when this never succeeds, when this neffs succeeds in
being lavoris with itself until the point where it becomes naturally inclined towards that which Allah loves. This is
another state where the neffs is naturally inclined to that which Allah loves. When the man goes, this nuts immediately gets up and performs the best rule and intense domestic.
Nobody has to tell it anything. It doesn't have to fight itself.
It's an automated effort, it is naturally inclined towards Allah subhanho wa Taala.
When the month of Ramadan comes, it naturally anticipated and loves it, because it loves worshiping Allah subhanho wa Taala in different ways, and the month of Ramadan brings about ways in which you and I can worship a lot. And those ways do not present themselves to us outside of South Africa. We for example, Finance Authority, this is an rabada specific trauma, we are able to worship Allah, a worship that we cannot do during the rest of the year. So the neffs is excited. The nurse the nurse is excited. The nurse is excited why I'm able to worship Allah in a way which is special. I cannot do this outside
and there's nothing is inclined to Allah. So it's excited about him. I always say brothers Ramadan is coming from Oban curry.
Why is Ramadan Kareem?
Is it because we can eat at 4am in the morning and 330?
Is that what is what is that? Why it's Kareem. Yes, that is why it's Kareem also because the code is another Abed. So who is another guy that we worship Allah by practicing sahul in Ramadan, this is specific. We can practice who anytime of the year, but the support of Ramadan is another type of support. Its blessings are specific. So we worship Allah in another way. This is a nurse that Allah has titled and nefs a lot of money not enough and not too much. And we find a lot of talking about the snaps in the last juice, the 30th the Jews in our last book, and Allah tells us that this is a knifes that Allah calls out to at the time of death.
Allah subhanho wa Taala called unto this ness Allah says yeah, a
Allah calls out to this laughs at the time of death and says oh contempt laughs Oh knifes which loves a lot and loves all that is beloved to Allah. Era Giri, Ella big arrabiata the
return to Allah subhanho wa Taala whilst you are pleased with Allah and Allah is pleased with you
what an amazing death, a person experiences. When they get this, they receive this call from Allah subhanho wa Taala the most scariest moment of your life and
you know, it's no secret. We are scared of death.
We are scared of that.
Anyone who tells you otherwise is not being truthful and Allah knows best. It is the most scariest moment in our lives, brothers and sisters.
But to receive that call at the most scariest moment in our lives, knowing that after this moment, the endless perpetual bliss
that makes that moment, the most beloved moment for us.
Yes, we live in our families.
But we still have to go to Allah because Allah is more beloved to Allah you and I live in this world will allow your brothers and sisters we don't know today. Today we did something good. Allah is happy with us. We don't know that tomorrow.
The day you die, you know it has come to an end.
This challenge of fighting shavon and fighting our nerves and fighting the power and the desires and you know, I tell people many a time we say life is hard. We say why is it because prices are going up? You know recessions happen. Cost of living is high. Right? Who says today life is hard because what law he remaining since he is hot. Gaining taqwa is hard, pleasing allies hard. Ally. There's so much vise there's so much vise around us.
Today Allah could be happy with us tomorrow. We don't know what will be our plight. We don't know.
When do we say life is hard because of this brothers and sisters. So it is clear to neffs or what we have said in explaining to scare to naps also aids us in understanding how important this gift is in our life. Since we discussing the importance of this gear to know that's continued before going into the ruling of studying a topic titled The scale to nuts from the the matters that make the skier to nefs an important subject brothers and sisters is that
purifying the South
is from the waist agenda
for Allah subhanho wa Taala in the second floor of the Nast Jews
says, Well, I'm in half I'm a farmer of B, one 100 nafsa and ill health for in Elgin Naja here 31 who fears his standing in front of his robe
on the day of the AMA
he feared his standing in front of Allah on the day of pm one hour and he protected his knifes from following his desires and his desires and protected himself from how he persevered with his naps he was neighbors with it. Allah says for in an agenda item. Here. The net result of this is that gender will be his upper gender will be his abode. And that is why we must we must we must understand the Quran brothers and sisters, we must at least have a good English coffee and read the Quran every day. This helps our purification. This helps our process when we read this ayah and see what Allah subhanho wa Taala has packaged for certain acts you are I know in the dunya we always say that you
know what? This job is a good job. While the package is amazing. This degree is a amazing degree why the package is amazing. If you become a doctor, you know what the benefits are. As you become a pilot, you know what the benefits are? We say brother if you are laborers with you enough, do you know what the benefits are? and understand how noble it is? And how amazing it is. To be labor sociologists for the benefits is none other than gentlemen. Nothing else. But Jenna, the prize of prizes. The best end of any end. You can you can imagine. We are lawmakers from the people of Germany. I mean, I mean, I was following him and teaching us this topic discussed the ruling with
learning test keratinous learning what purifies the soul.
The scholars have two views regarding this amendment was earlier amatola here LA. His view is that it's compulsory for every Muslim to study this topic. Whether he's a good Muslim or a bad Muslim. It's compulsory
And if he doesn't, he said.
But the majority of scholars say that it's not compulsory for you to study the scare to nuts. Unless you have understood that you've become a bad person. You see that you have bad qualities, you see that your heart has evil and sicknesses, you see that your character has defect, you see that your speech has issues. When you see this, it becomes compulsory for you to cure it. And curing it happens through studying purification of the soul, and putting its lessons into practice. This is the view of the majority. So the first view is compulsory in any circumstance. The second view, which is the view of the majority, it's compulsory, only when
you have a sickness that requires a cure.
Why did the amendment bizarrely say it's compulsory amendment of azalia Rahmatullah Allah says it's compulsory, because he has taken the belief that you and I, by default, have evil.
You and I, by default, have evil tendencies.
And he cites as evidence the fact that Rasulullah sallallahu, alayhi wasallam, had his chest cut open twice, and
with with elements removed from it, and he says, These elements were the elements of evil, they were removed from him, some Allahu alayhi wasallam all these elements have weaknesses, let's let's say even let's see weaknesses, these elements of weaknesses were removed from the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam, which you and I still have. So if that happened to him, and he was the best of creation, then it has to be something compulsory for everyone who is lesser than Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam, meaning you and I, this is what he says, the majority of the scholars say no, they say no, but they say that you and I, by default, are innocent and free from evil.
So it's not compulsory to purify that already clean, it becomes compulsory when evil enters when evil enters. This is a panel on how deep the fuqaha right how they were building the arguments, the argument of compulsory from the outset versus compulsory only when you know you have the sickness was based upon another pretext that pretense was, what is
the essence of you and I or the outset of you and I? Are we evil people by nature? Or are we innocent people by nature? Or let me rephrase that? Let me rephrase that. Do we? Are we people capable of having evil tendencies by nature? Or are we people who are innocent by nature in our environments pollute the self and thus we need the process of purification to assist us in our navigation of our environments, see how they built it amazing. hashmatullah had a look at us for them in general, I mean,
the majority of scholars to substantiate their view, they say that Allah subhanho wa Taala says fibrotic at a lovely lady for NASA Allah. Allah subhanho wa Taala says that we were created upon a natural disposition and this natural disposition was a disposition of the heat
and belief in the Lordship of Allah subhanho wa Taala. So the nature of you and I is pure. And Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said to Lumo luthi, you let Allah fit for it he that every new born child is born upon his fit for upon this natural disposition, which we have established is pure, which we have established is pure. And then he said, sallallahu alayhi wa sallam that our environments polluters, that it's our parents who make us Christian and Jewish, and fire worshippers and so on and so forth. Right. So, from the outset, we pure, and then we are, we are polluted. So what do they say to remember Jose Ali's
argument that Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam had his chest open twice and what was removed from it was that which entails us having issues from the outset, what did they say to him, they say that what was taken out from Rasulullah sallallahu, alayhi wasallam was the element.
They say, what was taken out from Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam, was that which would make him prone to being affected?
Exactly what was taken out from him salallahu alayhi wasallam was that which would make him prone to being affected, and you and I have that inner stat which makes us prone to being affected, which means we innocent from the outset, but we have elements in us, which make us prone to being affected by evil. And thus we become encompassed by evil and need purification of the soul.
As a result, does that make sense? Right? It doesn't make sense because you were drinking water when I was speaking. Let me say that again. Let me say that again. Remember Casa de Rahmatullah Haile says, From the outset, you and I have issues. That's why it's compulsory for you and I, to study this gear to nuts is okay. Why does he say this? He says, proof of you and I having issues from the outset, is the fact that Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was a human being like you and I. And Allah
decreed that his chest be opened on more than one occasion, and certain elements were removed.
These elements were elements to protect him.
You and I, our chest were not opened. We have those elements. Right? We have those elements, because it says the evil of the South was removed from Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam.
As for those who didn't have their chest removed, the evil of the self exists. So from the outset, you and I have evil elements that we need to study purification of the soul. Is that clear.
The majority of the scholars disagree with him that you and I have evil elements by default.
They say that Allah created us upon a pure fifth.
So it's not compulsory to study the schema to neffs. It's only compulsory to study the schema to neffs when we become polluted, but from the outset, we feel right now we have a problem. What is the problem? The evidence of environmental law, what do we say about his statement about the Prophet salallahu, alayhi wasallam, having had his chest open and the elements removed, we can't just leave the discussion here. We have to respond to him. They respond by saying that he didn't have evil elements that were removed. Nobody has evil elements in them from the outset, including Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam. So what was removed from him, they said what was removed from him what
elements that were prone to being polluted by SharePoint and even environments, those elements were removed. Thus even environment affecting shape and color affecting what SharePoint uses to get through to us was removed from exactly
the weakness. So the weakness was, we're not meaning you could call it a weakness. You could call it a weakness. But we say the element that makes us vulnerable
was removed from install Allahu Allahu wa sallam and not evil. We don't say evil was removed from him for Allah alayhi wasallam we say that which makes us vulnerable towards evil was removed, which means from the outset, he sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was pure, and you and I are pure. There's no evil in us, but you and I have elements that make us proud. So we have to be wary of it. When we become polluted studying purification of the soul becomes mandated This is the view of the majority alcohol This is an academic discussion for you all because we discussing we're doing a run through the topic called the skier to laughs
So in Canada, we discuss the term test gear we discussed its meaning how many meanings does the skier have? And we discuss next and we said this how many types of laughs three which is the most beloved knifes to Allah
and which is a praiseworthy laughs I love Allah Excellent, excellent, Masha, Allah, what is the ruling regarding studying this particular topic? That's good to know.
Remember, he says it's compulsory, and a few others like him. And the majority of scholars said
it's not compulsory, only when, only when you become affected when you become affected when when you start becoming a jealous person. When you start becoming an envious person, when you start showing, when you start backbiting, when you start lying, you've adopted these traits, evil traits Have you your weakness has your vulnerable nature has been taken advantage of by hairpin and now you becoming a bad person. Now you need to start studying. You need it becomes compulsory upon you. It doesn't mean you're not supposed to study before but we say when are you sinful? If I tell you, brother, it's compulsory for you to study peschiera Nuff said you haven't What does that mean? It means you
sinful if you don't. But if I tell you it's not compulsory, only when you become a bad person. When you when you start manifesting signs of evil. That means you're not sinful until you start manifesting signs of evil. Does that make sense? These are surely our rulings. This is why we say how can we surely when we say what's the rule it when we say it's compulsory, it means if you don't lead yourself right. And no doubt all the scholars agree that it's better for you to learn about it before you become affected because prevention is better than cure. There's a principle in fifth in Islamic jurisprudence, which says
Refer. Oh, Lamanna duffer prevention is better than cure. Prevention is better than cure, you should learn what is evil. So you can be on guard.
You need to learn what are the qualities of Shabbat so you can be on guard, you need to learn what are the good qualities of the heart that fend off the evil of shavon so you can be on God, you need to learn the sicknesses of the heart, so you can be on God. Do you know the heart get spiritually sick? Do you know the types of sicknesses that affect the heart? Right, you need to be on guard and inshallah we'll touch on this on these matters as we go along. So hamdulillah we also discussed to this point, the importance of learning to ski or to knifes and we said from the important matters is that allowed to close before saying that after Hamza can be successful one is the one who purifies
the snuffs what could have been the SIR and the wretched one is the one who leaves it to rot will not protect us but
the one who leaves it to rot is a wretched person and we said from the important or from the elements that teach us how important it is to study this gear to nurses the fact that the price for it is his gender is gender because Allah said what a man hoffa Ma Ma B when I left sided hella for in the agenda here. Okay, brothers and sisters. What are the categories of the skier to nuts? There's two categories of the skier to neffs the first category refers to attack Leah, and the second category refers to attack Leah. Attack Leah refers to cleaning the impurity and attack Leah refers to polishing the surface.
You know when we clean the Yukon with Polish when someone's messed, or do you come with the cleaning agent first? You come with the cleaning agent first. Right? You don't there's mess on the floor you don't come with perfume?
Doesn't make sense, right? We come the brothers don't know they don't clean enough isn't
clean the screen all of us mistakes are only the sisters is a prerogative. May Allah bless them. We clean first then we perfume and polish. And this is why many a time you and I asked my son What should we do? Should we do more tests B and tell me and takbeer Oh is the fun?
What should we do more? Should we do is still far more or praise Allah more? Should we seek forgiveness more or praise alarm? Should we praise Allah first then seek forgiveness? Should we seek forgiveness then praise Allah? Or do we say based on this, we say seek is still far first because it's the father is cleaning the impurity and then your Vicar is polishing and sanding the surface. So, the scholars say
that cleaning the impurity comes before polishing and sanding the surface right. These are two categories of purification of the soul. purification of the soul entails cleaning and entails polishing and sanding.
At definitely refers to cleaning a Dahlia refers to polishing and polishing and sanding. Is that a Does that make sense? I think we have good example of cleaning you know in your in your dishes. You don't wash your dishes after eating what what do you do first you remove the lot. So you don't just start putting it in the cupboard and say for us, it's clean. You clean it first, right? And then you rinse it right and then you wipe it nice and dry and then you pack it up. Now it's clean. It's shiny, right? So that's good to know entails this we say a stellar federal law to clean the surface the sin, the sin, what happens to the heart when you expose it to desire. The heart absorbs the
desire like a sponge until it becomes a black.on the heart and also Vasa Allahu Allahu wa sallam taught us that these sins entailed black dots forming over the light of a man and what happens as these dots increase the light of Eman becomes lesser and lesser and lesser and lesser until it can no more VC and this is how we understand the person when he goes into sin a good person doesn't send immediately what happens first they in the frontline of the masjid then or first day they they must start their Salah was the email
the first bit with the email but what happens later on they don't just leave solder all together. You see they're coming late they in the front line but they late then they in the second row then they in the third row then you don't mind you see them they've missed the whole locker. Right what what's happening, the Eman light that was shining bright is slowly being covered. And as it gets meaning as the the intense ability of one's a man to shine becomes weaker.
You find them eventually becoming weaker shade and sachets slowly but surely slowly but surely enter is leading Salah at home until he's reading now Salah at the end of Salah time. Until now is the cover of Salah. What's happened the heart has become further on Allah Peruvian with these. He has dogs that have hidden the night of him and so now you have to really take a shovel and a spade and you have to dig. You have to dig this data how through is the farm how through Toba? How through is the farm how through toda la jolla turning to Allah asking Allah to to forgive you for your major sins. Because we differ is what the mind listens and the major sins but Toba is specific for the
major sense for love to forgive you for your major sins. You have to practice though by Toba comes with its own conditions, its own pillars, its own elements and that's beyond the scope of our sitting today inshallah, in another setting we will discuss a detailed study of october of October. So we clean the surface and shoveled the surface with istikhara. Now when the light of Eman begins to shine, we strengthen that light through our meat and hamdulillah at sv sukan, Allah Allahu Akbar
and help Allah How can I How can I learn how would I want to go with a La Villa? Right? This is how did you know that? This is what it's called? How para la La quwata illa lab right? We start polishing we start strengthening the light this light of event and as this light of demand becomes stronger and stronger You and I become more distant from say this is the son of Allah subhanho wa Taala brothers and sisters with regards to the heart. The closer the heart is to Allah, the more distant it is from sin and dyspnea. The closer the heart is to this denier, the more distant it is from the author and Allah subhanho wa Taala and the strength of email. This is how it is Allah
subhanho wa Taala tells us in Surah to the Hadith, he says
Falco Allah Allah He Malema furball
kulu whom work Kathy min whom fassi who Allah subhanho wa Taala says has attached the time not come for the people of E man for you and myself.
For our hearts to experience question of Allah subhanho wa Taala based on this Quran and that which Allah subhanho wa Taala has revealed in truth. Allah says what a cool nucala Dena kita keytab and ensure that they do not become like the people before the People of the Book, the Christians and the Jews for Allah Allah He will admit they became a victim of this dunya they became attached to this dunya they became a victim of time. They money was in their hearts and not in their hands. their houses were in their hearts and not in their hands. Their children was in their hearts and not in their hands where they put their children before Allah they put their children before the message
that the Prophet came with. They became victims of life in this world. For cassettes, boo boo home, this is the point. This is the point brothers and sisters, as a result of becoming attached to this dunya their hearts became hardened, their hearts became hardened. And they became distant from Allah what Kathy you mean when fasciae poured? Their hearts became hardened and they became centers? They became centers? When do you become a center? When this light of demand disappears?
When do you become detached from your after? When the light of your Eman disappears.
This contemplate the Quran brothers and sisters were one of the ways to do to do tests. The key is to turn them around to contemplate over the Quran. This is one of those of escape, their hearts became hardened, the light of event vanquished because he Roman who fascicle most of them became sinners, but Allah gives us hope. Allah tells the home of Mohammed Salah
that if you have a hard heart Don't lose hope. And Allah you know, that know that Allah can give life to dead land. And Allah can give life to your dead heart, spiritually dead heart, right? Allah is giving us hope that whatever your situation is my dear brother and my dear sister, no matter how much you are drowning in sin, no matter how far you feel from the mercy of Allah, no matter how close you feel, you feel you're going to join them. you're destined for January. You haven't
No hope No my dear brother and sister, Allah says, Allah and Allah you feel
that understand the know that Allah can give life to dead land. And if Allah can give life to get land, he can give life to your dead heart. Never lose hope. purified, take the means of purification and put your trust in Allah subhanho wa Taala and be aware of a dead heart My dear brothers and sisters, because nothing is worse than a dead heart. When you don't purify you, enough's your heart becomes hard, and there's nothing worse than a dead heart. Even there's nothing worse than a heart heart. It's so dead. There's nothing that can be more dead than it even a hard rock is more alive than a hot hot.
This is true ally in Silicon
Valley, Israel, then your heart became harder
it was like a rock hard like a rock. Allah says oh a shadow Castro was harder than a rock. Why? Allah says when we look at the rocks, were in the middle he Geraghty lava German Hill and have we have rocks
that split and allow rivers to flow through it.
That that's beneficial. So this benefit rock a rock has benefit. We're in nominally ijarah tilava Shaco.
There's some rocks that crumble and the water comes out of them. So
we're in nemenhah Lemma. Yeah, happy to minister Shatila. And there's some rocks that you see them falling down out of the Hershey of Allah subhanho wa Taala. Love. Allah will be huffing it.
And Allah is not unaware of what you do.
When you see these rocks falling from mountains, but we just take it for granted. Allah is telling you they're falling out of Russia, in Russia is what is Russia.
That is how Russia is a higher level than home.
hersha is fear of Allah with knowledge about the one who you fear. It's not raffia it's fear, what was knowledge? So Allah says in Sha, Allah, that the true people have questions or lemma, they have knowledge.
They transcend the level of hope which is raffia. They fear they fear while to knowing who Allah is, and knowing his command and knowing the evidence for this action. And knowing the reward for the one who does it and knowing the punishment for the one who leaves it. This is Hershey. It's fear with knowledge, fear, plus knowledge equals Russia.
Allah says these rocks have Kasha My dear brothers and sisters they fall out of the law could have said they fall out of the fear of Allah. Allah said they fall out of the worthless yeah
so how do
we allow me cuz beneficial people? I mean,
how do we purify ourselves brothers and sisters? purification brothers and sisters happens through what we said Talia and Talia, cleaning the surface and then polishing it but how do we clean and polish
we clean ourselves brothers and sisters by ridding ourselves from the qualities of shame.
The worst quality of shavon
his arrogance, self amazement
as we say in the Arabic language.
This is very dangerous brothers and sisters. And you and I have it to some level May Allah forgive us. When Allah created Adam alayhis salam, and asked the creation of the skies to bow down to Adam chiffon did not elaborate please a bear was stuck bar. Allah says he refused
and manifested arrogance.
She's the commander of Allah. You. Police believed they did not believe he seen the unseen, he has seen the unseen
but his his nature got the better of him. He says no, I know Pharaoh min I am better than him. arrogance I am better than him.
Now when I say you and I manifest arrogance in this in in some way or form, we might not have this I am better than so and so insha Allah insha Allah, this is me having good thoughts in my brothers and sisters. We never have this I am better than him. We never have this. You know, sometimes cultural issues give us this peace.
statements, these statements Once there was a boy who wanted to marry a girl and she was from a different Indian background
and, but a good person, good family, family of a man good character. And when the question was was coined, why not?
Very arrogantly it was said because these people come from a tribe it's considered the sweepers of society
to be left over Billa This is how different is this from the statement or shaper? To me, when you say somebody is considered to be from the secret of society, you saying you better than that.
This is dangerous, my dear brothers and sisters.
This is a dangerous trait of the heart. And this is from the place that shavon loves
and what destined him to the hellfire. This urgent and self abasement, Islam came to teach us a different quality of the heart which purifies the knifes as well. And that is the quality of Taka, Taka is from the means of purifying this neffs chasing taqwa is a means of purifying business, and this is the month that we are in right, because Allah said in
Robo wakaba in Lita,
we created you from one male and one female and then we dispersed you into different tribes and nations. Why?
So that we can recognize each other?
Imagine if, you know everyone looks the same.
Same color, same voice, same language, same eye color, same facial type. When I look at you, I'm looking at myself. How boring is that? Say Let me see how I look. Just stand in front of me man. And look in front of you. I'm seeing myself How boring would life be right this imagine we all ate the same food and the same in the same you want to go to the restaurant or the one restaurant exists? Same food everywhere. No choice of us is better our food. We did this so you could recognize each other. But Allah says in a Chroma come in the law he attacks.
This concept of I am better than him.
Only a law judges and a lot of judges based on who has more Tucker who has more taqwa. And Allah didn't put taco meters on our foreheads. I look at a boo Hisham. That's your taco meter. Oh, yeah, you have tank. I'm three critical. I'm better than you know, Allah didn't give us the kilometers. The taqwa levels will be revealed on the day of day, where nobody's worrying about being better than the next person. Everybody's worrying about themselves and Jan them that is blazing, may Allah protect us from the health.
So we rid ourselves of the qualities of sherborn arrogance. Now, as I said, some of us have it in some way or form, maybe we don't have this inshallah. And if we do, we must fix it immediately. But there's another type of arrogance which we have, and that is the arrogance, of not attribute your success to Allah.
This is from the evils of the heart, which extinguishes the light of the man. When you and I say, I put food on my table, it was my deal. It was my idea. It was my effort. I studied hard, I passed my exams.
This is dangerous, my dear brothers and sisters, this i i this is dangerous. This is an element which many of us overlook, which which kills the nuts. it hardens it, it takes it away from Allah. You and I must be people who say as our chef's IV the whole life was from the senior scholars of Saudi Arabia right now he left us in the huddle in Ramallah, right, the world flocked to his feet. He says, Have you
tie everything to Allah, everything attributed to
the deal went through Praise be to Allah, Who decreed this deal when through Alaya was nothing but a means and praise be to Allah who used me as a means Praise be to Allah who made me study well and made me pass my exams. If it wasn't for the power and might have a lie, I have no chance of passing my exams. Praise be to Allah who gave me the ability to stand and give a public speech. Many times people say I have self confidence. I'm a confident person. This is not the speech of a person who's attached to the speech of a person attached to Allah is Praise be to Allah who gave me the ability to to stand in front of people online who doesn't
understand this, my dear brothers and sisters, we need to train teach our kids this Praise be to Allah who found me, this pretty wife that who who decreed that I have this pretty wife that I have and the qualities that she has in the female says the same thing about the husband
not you know
I'm in demand. So people say oh, no, you know, I have my degrees I do this I am in demand and all the girls after me, you know, a female says no, I'm very pretty and hamdulillah the boys line up for me, at least you see.
Right no Praise be to Allah, Who created me how he created me and placed interest in the hearts of people above. I'm trying to take it such a minute level that you understand what it means when we say title to Allah. Praise be to Allah who put food on the table and I put food on the table, I go to work to put food on the table I this is not the speech of a person who knows his Abdullah is the servant of Allah. You know a servant is always provided for even in fact, they discuss can a slave own anything, because he is owned himself. So whatever he comes with is owned by his master, you and I are owned my dear brothers and sisters, what we have is owned by Allah subhanho wa Taala.
This I does not have a place in our life. So rid yourself of the qualities of qualities of one go and study what are the qualities of Shabbat and making sure they don't exist in your life, I've highlighted the major quality of shirvan
being behaved and stingy.
This is from the qualities of shame. It's not from the qualities of those that Allah subhanho wa Taala praised rid yourself of this quality in purifying awareness. Ria
doing things for people to see doing things for gratification from people.
That's dangerous. That affects our our knifes, you know, we're lucky we could have one hour discussions of all these things I've said I'm saying to you right now,
all these things. We could have a one hour discussion and that would be summarized.
Well, I have notes about these things like how
there's no power but by ethics and follow the Sharia. What Allah revealed to the swarm Allah He is correct. If we only learn what Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam left, we would be great individuals. These are topics that require time, even if we said we wouldn't finish this kid is this issue of real How many times do we have people say, Well, I'm not doing it anymore. Why these people don't appreciate?
How many times do we do this? And these people don't appreciate let them feel my absence.
This is dangerous.
Why are you doing it for the people to show off?
To e4 Allah subhanho wa Taala if you're doing it for Allah Who cares if you know my Allah is a Shaheed my Allah is irritated, my Allah is ultraseal My Allah is a Samir by Allah He has everything and sees everything and witnesses everything and observes everything. Okay, I worry about what people think and what they don't think. Allah, the creator of everything in creation, the most valuable person for me to have his witness what I have done, who needs the tanks of incense? Who depends on Allah subhanho wa Taala as well, you get what I'm saying brothers and sisters. We need to let ourselves have this. This is also one of the evil qualities tip for tat. tit for tat attitude.
This is the quality of Shabbat. If he does, I will do he visited me, I will visit him. He gave my child 50 Did he give him 50 grand for it given his child 50
you don't teach protect attitude. Right? You know, Brother, why don't you visit? When did you visit?
That's what we say. And when did you ask him? When? When is he coming to visit me?
There's a walima happening. Your friend tells you are you going for this one? so and so? Oh, I didn't know he didn't invite you know, he didn't invite me. I
mean, he's got one daughter, isn't it? I have three
Don't worry, we'll fix this problem. I have three daughters getting married. We'll see which invite he gets.
This is what we do tech for tech. This kills them. This is killing them. This is a marathon be soon. This is when you You are a slave of your ego. You are Abdullah, however, you are a slave of your desires. You're not Abdullah you're not a slave of Allah subhanahu. Allah, we have to rid ourselves of tit for tat, jealousy, my dear brothers and sisters. Jealousy is from the evils as well is from the evils that pollutes our neffs and affects our heart. When you and I we see a law give a blessing to somebody else and you and I wish that Allah gives it to us and takes it away from them.
This is dangerous. We hate that they have it.
This is not when you wish Allah gives you an ally increases for them. But Allah gives me as well. That's, that's good. That's from a man. That's from Islam. That's what he said. That's different.
That's from PewDiePie that the purify itself has a river. The sick self has hazard and as Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said in an hacer that yaku has an act. Come at a narrow hubbub jealousy eats away your good deeds like fire eats away firewood. Be careful My dear brothers and sisters, be careful of your standing on the day of camp. Well, is it worth it? Whenever he upon makes you jealous of someone think of the good deeds that you burning, and think how hard it was to get those deeds. You know, like when you when you're on the treadmill. And when you go on the treadmill, you're looking at the calorie meter
running, running, running and sweating, tired, exhausted, it's only 50 calories, and some more 60 calories 70 calories to safarnama I spent 20 minutes I only burned 150 calories and this chocolate here 200 calories say forget about eating this chocolate or how you say so how to love this, you know, five minutes pleasure half an hour on the treadmill doesn't make sense. Right? In the same way when a bond is making you jealous think to yourself this jealousy is very eat my good deeds. How hard is it for me to get my good deed and how easy it is for me to put on weight with Watson. Right? But every time shavon makes you jealous, think of the good deeds that you burning and you're
standing in front of Allah subhanho wa Taala. So this is definitely a this is some of definitely
removing the depth, what is what is from the forms of Teflon,
from the forms of tidy and polishing. Is loves
living for Allah, speaking for Allah doing for Allah acting for Allah remaining silent for Allah leaving for Allah, Allahu Allah, this is definitely and the best idea is
being sincere, purifying what you do and making it solely for Allah. It doesn't matter what he says. It doesn't matter who appreciates. It doesn't matter what people think I am doing it for Allah, the One who created me, the one who says B and things become the one who is in charge of my fate when I go to him and they are.
Then we have what the scholars say in Abba. And le in Arabic is turning to Allah. Whenever you make a mistake you turn to Allah This is from polishing your email.
You see we make mistakes, and sometimes we feel we feel depressed. So Hanalei asked a lot before I went for hijacking back, I made a mistake, I made this and what happens now?
You start slowly but surely becoming Muslim? No.
Never be regret, regret the mistake because of your imagining of law. But don't let that be an avenue for SharePoint to take you further away. What should you do something known as an inner,
turn back to Allah.
Allah loves you turning back.
I made a mistake, I turned back to Allah. This is from strengthening your email.
Then we have hope, and we discussed it which is fear of Allah. We have Harsha and we discussed it which is fear of knowledge. And then we have telaga, which is being humble. This is the opposite of arrogance. The opposite of what you see in the field of what requires cleaning is what you find in the field of what ness entails polishing. The opposite of arrogance is humbleness,
remove arrogance, and polish yourself with humbleness.
You see, tower, a tower, a tower. Also brothers and sisters thanking Allah subhanho wa Taala This is from polishing.
I have a talk online just the audio the videos with the conference in Malaysia and it's the Heidi we are also the loss of Allah wa alayhi wa sallam says to Ayesha of the Allahu Allah akula potential co
I don't know the title of the talk, what it was called.
But it's to do with sex when he stood the night and his feet are swelling, and his beloved wife pips from the blankets to see what's happening. And she says why Allah has forgiven forgiven you. And he says, should I not be a thankful slave?
thankful for a lot choosing me to
love choosing me for the most noblest of tasks and profit.
Should I not be a thankful slave?
thanking Allah subhanho wa Taala happens through you thanking Allah with your tongue and thanking Allah happens with you
Trying to stay away from sin. And thanking Allah happens in action as well, which is Salah, and zakka and sadaqa and fasting and thanking Allah happens by your heart as well. by growing the qualities of the heart, the man and the taqwa, the qualities of the heart, the hope and the Harsha. There's many qualities of the heart brothers and sisters. So we think a lot with our time, and we think a lot with our bodies, and we think a lot with our hearts.
This is from the greatest way of purifying yourself. Right?
You know, even though we're running through because time is against us. And as I said, these are topics in and of itself. Allah has blessed us with many talks dealing with these topics and they are available online. You just need to take the effort to find one decent one, and listen to it.
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I see some young people in the audience somewhere to end just what some advice to our youngsters here and I'm sure your parents tell you as well. Because you are our today and tomorrow.
The scholars teach us about purification of the soul. And they tell us from the best ways of purifying the soul is not to speak too much.
Not to eat too much.
And not to have bad friends.
And not to have evil glances. While I'm saying it to the young people because uncle's glances now our philosophy
and uncles are staying away from all these foods sugar this that you know, pipelines high blood pressure, cholesterol we have to be not eating too much anyway. Well, like give us all she had. I mean, and protect us. I mean,
for things to my own brothers and sisters. Don't speak too much. Speaking too much hardens the heart. Don't eat too much. Eating too much hardens the heart. When you bloated and you can't breathe and eating and restaurants and unhealthy food and or every all day is about where we eating next. Right don't
eating is a means of survival. We eat to live. We don't live to eat.
Have you heard that like we eat to live we don't live to eat. Don't eat too much. Don't have bad company bad friends. Bad friends
will destroy you enough and destroy your heart. Friends who don't remind you about aligning your soul and the hereafter. They are dangerous friends. Don't spend time with them. I'm not saying they're bad that you should judge them as bad. But I'm saying for your own development stay away from the number the topic is teskey and dusky refers to development as well of the knifes stay away from them. And you know the Hadith of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam about the good friend and the bad friend. A good friend is like the one who sells perfume. And the bad friend is like the one who smells if he walks in near the blast furnace. You heard about this.
When you when you go visit the perfume selling friend.
It's either he's so generous and give you a whole bottle of water. So you benefit adventure Allah whole bottle of it.
And if he's not so generous, then he will take out a bottle from under the counter and tell you to try some right you tried some ether. So did you benefit? Yes, you've benefited. And if he's even not that generous, then at least you being in his shop. With all these nice sense it will rub onto your clothes when you leave that shop Did you benefit you benefited.
Good friend company always benefits
always. But bad friend company is like the friend who smells iron. But the wisdom of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam teaching us so simply. He says when you visit the friend who works at the block
furnace. If you get too close to the blast furnace, the spark will come out and burn your clothes. That's where the action is. That's what the action is when you in the mixer
and if you say you know what, I am going to be careful like my parents told me these people are not good friends should stay away from them. Okay, no problem. I still will be their friends, but I'll be careful.
And you say I'll stand far away from the blast furnace then the black smoke in the room
will blacken your clothes.
And if you say oh no, no, no, I want to be super careful. I want to stand right at the door, one foot out the door one foot in the door
then the carbon monoxides of that environment you have to be
so when you leave that environment
Do you win or lose gasmask Masha Allah, Shama see this is the, this is the use of is a lie. This is this is,
you know, you know, I was, you know, a long time ago, a long time ago, when, when I had an IT business in the afternoon, I would go and volunteer at the madrasa and there was this little kid so one kid was I was I was talking to somebody and I said, you must didn't cry over spilt milk. So the little kid said, Why?
I said, because it's good. It's helped us get more milk. Because now
we can drink that milk. I said, it's dead. How you going to drink it? He says, No, no, these vacuums can suck up the look and be very clean. And you can pour it into a glass and you can read it.
So I said, you know, I'm not that old, you know, but to heilala when I hear these things, so you can wear gas masks. Okay, so you made gas mask. But don't you have to take out the customer's complaint.
How did you look with a gas mask on? It's not fashionable. Right? You clever whatever.
So don't have bad friend company
and don't have unrestrained classes. When I say unrestrained classes, I mean two things. Number one, don't look at the cuffs.
Lower your gaze. Even for the sisters don't look at the boys. Lower your gaze. A moment you have an unrestricted class.
No by default, you have polluted your knifes and your heart. You have opened a big door for Sherpa
number one, number two, when I say don't have unrestricted glances, don't look at the blink of this dunya these Lamborghinis and all these amazing things you know, kids wanting to you know, into all this fast cars and Lamborghini and the latest mobile phone and all this. Don't look at these things without remembering Allah subhana wa
don't say Wow, look at that car. Say how amazing is my Allah who inspired insan to create that car that is better for you to say.
You get what I'm saying? You see what I'm saying? That will grow you enough. It won't burn you and
that will build you enough. It won't be that clear brothers and sisters. Right? is there's many more things we can say but I'm in my experience with the young people. I've gathered these four advices don't speak too much. Don't eat too much. Don't have bad friends. And don't have unrestricted classes. Don't Don't and maybe number five never do anything in excess
as a general rule if nothing says either desert a shade and had the heat in Nevada with the anything which is done more than required becomes negative becomes harmful. You see sleeping is good. Yes, but too much sleep is bad. Studying is good. Yes, but too much study is bad. playing Xbox is good.
Depends on the playing isn't.
But playing too much is bad. They all work and no play. Makes jack a dull boy. But All play and no work. Makes jack a dull boy.
All right, it makes him $1 boy. So anything in excess, anything in excess sports, too much sports is bad for you.
Have a balance in your life. Allah asked us to do five times a day. compulsory.
Not more, not less. He asked us to first one month of the year. Not more, not less. One hedge a lifetime. Not more, not less. Event Michel de la la is a more of a cat says. Allah asked us for five not six because six would have
retrogressive results will start hating the better.
To Hydras compulsory, retrogressive. What builds us to a more calm as compulsory some people Allah has given them the ability to go themselves from Oh, that's different. But remember the Sharia is for everybody what you do extra for who Ohio law is good for you, but the minimum is one. Understand, don't do anything in excess remember this man brothers and sisters, Baraka low FICO May Allah subhanho wa Taala accept the sitting from us and ask you from the bottom of my heart, not to let these words go astray, everything correctly from Allah subhanho wa Taala and he's perfect in any mistakes or for myself and ShareFile and I see colossal mannahatta that forgiveness. We all accept
our Amazon and accept our fasting and accept our standing. May Allah decree upon us all to witness later to May he inspire us to be the best that we can be on that night and achieve the great reward that Allah subhanho wa Taala has placed for those who witness that night. May Allah decree us to be from amongst those that have been freed from the Hellfire during this month. We allow me because people have Taqwa at the end of this month. May Allah make us people that are his greatest worship is after this month. And not people only worship online but Amazon we all love protect our hearts and protect our Eman. Protect our Islam, protect us from chevonne and protect us from the evil of
ourselves and the adverse consequences of our deeds. We Allah subhanho wa Taala
cause us to die once is pleased with us. May Allah send us angels from Jenna the day we breathe our last. May Allah grant us a crane which is a garden from the gardens of gentlemen. And may Allah grant a shade underneath his arm from the day of
May Allah subhanho wa Taala is our standing in front of Grandis our book of deeds in our right hands and decree that we be from amongst the people of Alfredo dosa Allah. So we can sit with Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and tell him of one fine night during one fine Ramadan, that we sat together in the city of Dubai, learning from the inheritance that he left behind, before he passed away. So Allahu alayhi wa sallam. Allah wa Sallim wa barik ala nabina Muhammad Allah Allah
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