Suleiman Hani – Embracing the Quran in Everyday Life

Suleiman Hani
AI: Summary © The importance of reciting the Prophet sall immature teachings and not rushing to admit to them is emphasized. The speaker also discusses the disaster of being accepted on social media and the need for people to practice reciting the Prophet sallama's teachings and not let anyone's statements affect their ego. The importance of learning to be grateful for the Prophet's teachings is also emphasized. The speaker provides a summary of the importance of reciting the Prophet's teachings and emphasizes the need for guidance and learning to be safe and achieve what one wants.
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Smilla Al hamdu lillah wa salatu salam ala Rasulillah who are early he was Sufi, he woman who Allah Salam Alikum Rahmatullah.

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How's everyone doing? Alhamdulillah

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I was listening to the beautiful re citation. May Allah subhanaw taala reward our beloved brother, and all who connect to the Quran. And I was thinking, in fact, about the very topic we are starting with. And the first question I want you to really try to imagine this scenario. How would it be

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if you had one opportunity to hear the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam reciting the Quran?

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How would you feel if ALLAH blessed you with Jana and that's the first thing that you said to the Prophet slicin I want to hear you recite. That's the first thing you heard salAllahu alayhi wasallam

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a lot of times people ask about specific instructions when it comes to what are we supposed to do? And many times we forget to ask how did the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam interact with the Quran? kafer Kirner sallallahu alayhi wa salaam Yatta Iman man Quran what did he use to do sallallahu alayhi wa sallam what do we learn with regards to his relationship with the Quran? Allah subhanaw taala tells us through the Prophet salAllahu alayhi wasallam in an authentic hadith that Allah subhanaw taala does not like listening to anything as much as he listens to the beautiful voice of a prophet meeting the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam reciting the Quran out loud and

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pleasantly So imagine we are able to hear him sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and to then reflect on everything you know of the Syrah and everything you heard and learn your entire life and everything you'll hear today in sha Allah Tada. What did he teach? What did he practice number one for those who are taking notes? He sallallahu alayhi wa sallam taught that your character should be the character of the Quran. We know two very important starting points here the first from the Quran were in color Hola Hola, Kannada in you O Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam the entire day. You're going to hear his name sallallahu alayhi wa sallam references salah, Hania Sydenham, so

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increase your Salah was upon Him at His Salatu was Salam, Kana Holyoake the whole Quran. Aisha would say when she was asked, what was his character like tell me about his character. His character was the Quran meaning he exemplified the Quran and these two statements the first from the Quran that you are upon exalted character, and the second the saying of our shadow, the Aloha, it brings us to a very short conclusion number one,

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everything the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa salam did is morally good. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam you cannot object as a Muslim to his actions because Allah subhanho wa Taala is testifying. We're in Nicola Allah Holyoke in Oldham. It is objectively good. The second is that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam practiced what was revealed. We read the Quran often. And there are many things we know in our lives, many gaps between what we learned and what we do. You hear Backbiting is problematic and yet we slip into it at times may Allah forgive us and guide us who hear that to doing such and such is prohibited disobeying one's parents, hurting other people

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abusing others and yet we slip into these sins. May Allah guide us and forgive us. His character was the Quran number two he sallallahu alayhi wa sallam used to listen and pay attention and reflect when he recited the Quran. So your RE citation is a real citation of reflection. You're not reciting to rush you're reciting to reflect Lea why or to what's the story that proves this point amongst many others. Listen to this episode on the Allahu unreported one time. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam prayed to Yama lane and he recited one area and he would do ruku and sujood with regards to just this one area. What does that mean? That's all he did. This one is in Salah.

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And you and I know if the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam were we're hearing that he recited and repeated and repeated and repeated a single area. We need to pay attention. We need to pay very close attention. What was this iron? He was reciting sallallahu alayhi wa sallam into the boom for in numeri Badak. If you punish them, they are Your servants. Were in total fear alone for innaka Intel Aziz and Hakeem if you choose to forgive them, if you forgive, you are the almighty they all wise you have the power, the authority and the wisdom to know who to forgive.

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Without only Allah who answered to the Prophet salallahu Alaihe Salam ya rasool Allah you recited this one ayah and you did ruku and sujood with one ayah until the morning, and the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said to him, I asked my Lord subhanho wa Taala for sure

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too far for intercession for my OMA and he granted it to me. It will happen in sha Allah shafa for the OMA his followers for all the Muslims until the end of times. For those who don't commit shift, those who do not associate partners with Allah subhanaw taala recite the Quran and reflect to the Buddha is for your well being to the Buddha's for your success to the Buddha's for your happiness. You're not reading the Quran to fly through it, if not by him, Rahim Allah he's talking about today, but and he says, If people only realized what they would find, if they recited the Quran with deep reflection, they would do nothing else. And he gave an example he said, a person who comes across an

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iron and it touches their heart heal something in their hearts. They would repeat it once twice, he says 100 times no rather they would repeat it the entire night. So the next time you read the Quran, and there's a particular area that touches your heart, a passage that hits in a different way on that day or in that moment, that phase of life you're going through, don't rush and move on pause, go back to the beginning of the eye of the passage, repeat it over and over and over take in that moment. This is a sunnah of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. What else number three, he paid attention sallallahu alayhi wa sallam not only when he was reciting, when others were reciting. And

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we hear the Quran often but we don't listen. May Allah forgive us? What did he do one time, Abdullah bin Masaru draw the Allah one. The Prophet salallahu Alaihe Salam says to him, If Pura Vida you recite to me? And he said, Yeah rasool Allah on Messenger of Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah on Xin, should I recite to you when it was revealed to you meaning? Is it permissible for me to read to you when you're the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam look is humility. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi salam said yes. Now, in another report, he said, I like to listen to others read citations. So he started to read from the beginning of which Surah who can tell us

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Surah Nisa he started from the beginning, and he's reading and reading and reading and reading listen to this. He hits a particular iron, I have 41 And he notices the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is crying, he says has spoken and enough for now. He's crying. If you want to know if the Prophet salallahu alayhi salam is a mercy to mankind. You can see it across 1000s of examples. This is one of them. What's a a 41 of Surah to Nisa, for key for either jitna Amin Cooley, Alma timbi, Shahid, wodgina obika Allah Allah Isha Heda listen to this, the Prophet sallallahu sallam was listening to Surah Nisa, he starts to cry here and he's a stop for now.

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The translation is what's how will it be when we bring a witness against every nation, meaning a prophet to testify against his people? And we will bring you as a witness against these people. Why is he crying? salAllahu alayhi salam, what might we assume? He's worried about their success? Who is he worried about? The people who are abusing him? People who are insulting him attacking him and his followers, and he Salallahu Alaihe Salam frequently would worry about them. He wants people to be guided. Even when they are abusive. They are arrogant. He's praying for their guidance. He's worried about their safety. That is true, genuine sincerity when it comes to Darwin, that you care about

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others being guided, no matter your ego, your pride, your name or their reaction to your Dawa to your message that applies to Muslims and non Muslims that you give Dawa. But you're not affected by how they responded. If they don't accept your message. You don't take it personally. You're still worried? What about their athletes, you're more concerned for their success than your ego. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam clearly a mercy to mankind is worried is sad because he has to testify against his own people sallallahu alayhi wa sallam number three as an example, as a sorry, number four as a practice, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam taught the companions that the

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Quran elevates your status. I want you to think of the world today, as much as you know about it in terms of what people chase after prestige, social validation, being cool being accepted. Sometimes certain brand names, clothes, certain neighborhoods, whatever it may be. People are chasing after different things fame and influence and social media, which is a disaster at times. People are chasing after many things. And oftentimes they chase after these things because they believe there's a value in what they're chasing after. You believe it's important. It will make you happy, it's good. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam taught the companions on dozens of occasions about the

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best of people, amongst them the report of Earth Monaldi Allah and the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, how you become the best of you. Mentor Allah man, Quran Allah Allah. The best amongst you are those who learn the Quran and teach it to others. What does this mean? The

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Scholars sing those who learned the RE citation, and those who learn it in terms of memorization and those who learn its meanings. But what's beautiful about this hadith, which is oft misunderstood by many people, oftentimes people hear this hadith and think, Well, I'm not amongst those who have memorized the Quran so this doesn't apply to me. Were in the Hadith as a does it say you must have memorized the entire Quran, the Sahaba would learn a surah and I a passage and they would go and start teaching other people.

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The best amongst you do you want to be amongst the best Are you chasing after this social circle, this status this prestige, which is hidden from people, but it's known to Allah, learn of the Quran and teach to others what you learn, teach and make it a habit generally, as you're learning the Quran to teach something of what you've learned to your family, to your children to a sibling, to your parents, or to your your neighbors, your relatives, your community, but learn and teach the memorization, the resuscitation, learn the meanings as well. And what's beautiful about this, you take it to the next level. And you see here that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam gave some

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good news that if you want to be amongst an elite group, ALLAH SubhanA wa Tada has amongst mankind, a specific group of people, his own group. Now you and I know today people are chasing very sadly, in a superficial way after certain types of celebrities, I'd love to be seen with them, called out by them tagged by them known by them, who cares about that? If there is a group that is beloved to Allah chosen by Allah, known to Allah subhanho wa Taala as a group that is close to him, the Sahaba asked who are the yellow suit Allah men whom

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who are these people and they're asking why so they can chase after that so they can chase something that is valuable home Anil Quran, they are the people of the Quran, Allah Allah he will ha Sato they are the people of Allah wa salatu means specific close, and there are many meanings to this but amongst them that they are following the characteristics of his revelation, because the Quran is Kalam Allah, the speech of Allah. So the Prophet sallallahu alayhi salam is giving us all good news. If you want to be amongst an elite group, go after the Quran. accompany the Quran, befriend the Quran, listen to it, study, it's live upon it, breathe it, memorize it, teach it, convey it,

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reference it, reflect upon it, live upon the Quran, die upon the Quran, you are amongst the people of Allah. But there's a condition. The people of the Quran are not just those who have memorized known the people of the Quran as imam or Telemedia Rahim, Allah says are those who live upon the Quran internally purified and externally as well. That your internal state is pure because of your connection with the Quran and your actions externally are pure as well. So the Quran, do not fall into profanity and Al Quran are not backbiting and bashing and hurting and harming and abusing other people. And the Quran have the character of the Quran following in the footsteps of the Prophet

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sallallahu alayhi wasallam and they are always reading the Quran reflecting upon it. Recently there was a chef, many of you know audit as well who passed away Rahmatullah hiya LA and he was always reviewing the Quran and one of the Messiah who knows him closely. He said I would be talking to him, and as I'm talking I would see his lips moving. I'm talking to him. He has slipped Sermo is reviewing reviewing reviewing. It completed over 24 Huntsman's of the plan this last law Milan and he passed away just after Ramadan may Allah have mercy on him.

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What else number five? For those taking notes he sallallahu alayhi wa sallam taught that the Quran is the proof of Islam. The Quran is the clear miracle of Islam. How do we know the largest following on the day of judgments will be for Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam because his miracle was not like the miracles of the past one time a young student, he said how come the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa salam did not get a cool miracle like the splitting of the sea set cool miracle like the splitting of the sea is not like a Marvel superhero movie. What are you talking about? The prophet had something much greater than that. sallallahu alayhi wasallam. And yes, there were

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miracles that took place at that time, but pay attention to this. What people could see with their eyes or here was not enough of a proof for those who are arrogant to change their ways. It's not enough for someone to reject. But because there would be no more prophets. After Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam there had to be a final miracle accessible intellectually and spiritually and emotionally to all of humanity until the end of times. And it is the Quran. He said Allah subhanho wa Taala gave me ot to walk and our hula hula as a revelation Allah revealed to me and I hope because of it I will have the largest following Why am I mentioning this hadith.

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When you read the Quran, brothers and sisters learn what the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam taught that it is a Marchesa.

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You're not reading the words of someone else a human being. You're not reading a book. Give it respect Kitana Aziz, a dignified book, you're reading reciting a miraculous Quran on your tongue every time you read and every time you listen, so honor it and realize when you are reciting something miraculous, it is preserving you you are not preserving it. May Allah subhanaw taala make us amongst the people of the Quran.

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The next point is the most logistical so those who are very practical and you want to answer the question we started with, how did the Prophet interact with the Quran? This is for you. sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, there is a passage a chapter in one of the works of eminent opinion, Rahim Allah, about the guidance of the Prophet with the Quran. What did you use to do? Do you want to know what he did for morning tonight we'll mention a short example a summary Number one, he says Rahim Allah that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam would never fail to recite his his of the Quran has a when you divide up the Quran, in terms of the most half is 1/60 of the Quran. It's half a jest. But

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the Prophet sallallahu said in other words, never neglected, reading the Quran. His re citation sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was slow and pleasant. And he would pause at the end of every area of reverse. He would elongate the RE citation and the pronunciation of certain words Canada Yeah, Madhu Medan and a Somalia long run who says so he did not say certain words like a Rahim he would give it its elongation. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam always started with STR or odo bIllahi min ash shaytani R Rajim before he started reading the Quran other times he might say Allahumma inni or odo becoming a shape on your regime mean Hamza, you whenever he whenever he sallallahu alayhi wa

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sallam used to love listening to the Quran from other people. You heard the example the story of Abdullah model the Allah Allah and the Prophet his eyes would fill up with tears, meaning he was attentive and humble when others would recite. When would he recites the Prophet salallahu alayhi wa sallam would recite while standing while sitting while lying down in a state of purity meaning with will do or without will bow he would recite sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, but never in a state of Geneva, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam would recite in a clear pleasant tone, and sometimes he would make his voice reverberate the Prophet sallallahu Sallam took his time with every citation.

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He recited on all occasions and I want you to just ask yourself this question. Today this day and yesterday, when did you read the Quran? Was it morning was it after every Salah was it while you are driving interacting? When did you read the quality of a Quran teacher Quran class? Do you have resuscitation do before fidgeting every night as part of the Yamane What are your habits? The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam would read the Quran at night. And he would read in the day he would read in prayer and read outside of prayer and before he slept What did he recite sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he would read a uttered coach see the most powerful I have the Quran and protects

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you throughout the night. Number two, he would read how our team Surah Al Baqarah. The last two verses of Surah Al Baqarah. Read these every night. And the Prophet sallallahu sallam said whoever recites them before they sleep they will suffice you all night they will suffice you meaning what? In reward and in protection. Third, he would recite Surah 20 Last polu Allah who put out a real Fennec colada robinus into his hands. He would blow three times and then wipe over his body. And then he would read them again one after the other blow and wipe over his body and a third time as well. He sallallahu alayhi wa sallam recited Surah Al Mulk and of course the scholars say it is a

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sunnah but it's not necessarily known that it was every single night however, you should try to read it every day. The Prophet salallahu alayhi salam also recited Surah to Sajida and then there are other reports about what he read before he slept sallallahu alayhi wa sallam his family sometimes would sleep like Omaha or the Allah Rana and she said I heard him reciting sallallahu alayhi wasallam, meaning in prayer or outside of prayer. And the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam with regards to the Quran was grateful to Allah. are you grateful for the Quran? are you grateful? You can hear you can read? are you grateful you can pay attention? are you grateful for the blessing of

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Islam or the freedom of religion? You have access to reciting the Quran attending programs like this mercy to mankind? Are we grateful for these blessings? He would recite until his feet swelled up. And he was asked why are you doing this when your sins are forgiven? Other words, if this is for Toba for forgiveness, you're not in need of it. So why are you going to that extent? What did he say the famous words of Fela, hakuna Abdon Shakira? Shall I not be ungrateful servant

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and this is the point I want to make with regards to gratitude. recite the Quran, in proportion to how grateful you are to Allah. recite the Quran in proportion to how grateful you are to Allah. recite the Quran in proportion to how

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are grateful you are to Allah. If you say today I am grateful for the blessings I can think of and the countless ones that cannot imagine. Then recite the Quran in proportion to how grateful you are. May Allah subhanaw taala make us amongst a shortcut in the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam told us that the Quran corrects everything that is corrupted. The Quran guides the Quran heals the Quran is everything you need, it is your manual, your worldview, cling to it, hold on to it and you will be safe. The Quran is your guide your key to Jannah it is Your Guide to Being safe in the grave. And if we could conclude I will conclude with the following. Remember this when you meet the Prophet

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sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. And you know you've had many years in this world and no excuses many years to connect to the Quran and many programs, many lectures, many recordings many teachers, you have no excuse you chased after other things. But what about the Quran? If you were to meet the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and he asked you how much of it Did you practice that you learn? Did you convey? What did you do with the message that reached you? You don't want to say I neglected at jasola You don't want to say I didn't recite it enough or messenger of Allah. You don't want to say I ignored it but I did other things and accomplished many things and made a lot of money

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and had many degrees. You want to be amongst those who say Ya rasool Allah I took it lived upon it as best as I could. And I tried to practice until my last breath. Why What does the Quran do for you? What's the conclusion of your journey with the Quran? Here's a beautiful way to think about it from A to Z in the beginning in this life. The Quran is your friend you took it as a friend it befriended you protected you guided you uplifted you give you strength in times of hardship, comfort you in times of loss and grief. You took the Quran as your friend and as a result. As a result when you entered your grave, the Quran came in its own form and interceded for you accompanied you now as

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a friend in the darkest moments and lit up your grave. You're resurrected on the most difficult severe day and people are chasing wondering what will save me on this day the Quran comes to you and shades you protects you relieves you intercedes for you and pleads on your behalf to Allah until you are forgiven.

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And it pleads on your behalf in one Hadith until you enter Jannah because you took it seriously as a friend in this world, but it doesn't end there. You crossed over Hellfire in the waiting area before Jana

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and may Allah grant us on our loved ones the highest levels of Jana. And as the people of Jana, enter imagine hearing the command to you a Cora waterfree recite and ascend what to read, recite camera contact what to fit dunya as used to recite in this life, for every area you will recite you will ascend a rank in Jannah your upgraded

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and where you recite the last iron is where you will stay. That's your final home eternally speaking

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the Quran if your company in this world and respect it, love it and cherish it live upon it die upon it will be a source of happiness and success and healing and happiness here in the grave on the day of judgment and even in paradise. May Allah subhanaw taala make us on our loved ones amongst the people of the Quran. May Allah forgive us for ever neglecting the Quran and may Allah Subhana Allah allow us to follow in the footsteps of the Prophet salallahu alayhi wa sallam the mercy to mankind who recited the Quran and taught it out of love for Allah subhanho wa Taala and out of wellbeing for the people may Allah subhanaw taala make us amongst those who are always looking for opportunities

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to grow and to learn and may Allah subhanaw taala allow us to benefit from what we hear while studying Mohammed rather early he was such a big morning it was salam or Aleikum, wa rahmatullahi wa barakaatuh

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