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was seldom at the Sleeman Cathedral on the dean. I remember, we've, in this, the series that we've covered, we actually started
with a very important book by shake with Sam and take me off him a lot. Who remembers what it was called? It was
it was in
January or February two years ago, 2008.
Not was of the year. And why simply because there's a loss of the last of the year.
Okay, what is the place allow slip was where the request came, where shaker was stamped, and other was salty means to be a bunny, a middle horse, like,
and that we covered
the tree of faith scheduled to leave what
he meant by
that NASA decided to add, and that was a natural progression because and covering the tree of faith, we began to talk about the definition of defining faith, those things which helped your faith to increase and the
item for the subject, the shake was an awful lot of time. acidity says, gave us the was the hustle of helping your events grows the foundation for growth, the demand does anybody remember what he said it was such a treat
helps your Eman to grow
the book of Allah.
Which, which the most important aspect of the book of Allah is to do is one
to know for what God
wants you to remember this stuff? Why do we study it serves as the impetus for the next 20 weeks after
So okay, so establishing a relationship with Allah. So pondering over the book of Allah, but Alliance reveal revealed his book, so that we would know who he is. So Hannah, who was an okay, so that we know who he is, and that we worship him accordingly. And so knowing who the last cantata is, is through knowing him through his names and attributes. So the next 20 weeks, 10 weeks of the 10 weeks, we covered names and attributes of a loved
one of the primary
subjects in the Koran after knowing the lost pets added, his belief in the hearing, all of this revolves around belief in the unseen, which she was just talking about. And so then we covered belief in the hereafter for six weeks last summer. And then immediately after that, follow that again, with the hereafter from Alaska, Alaska to with the explanation of the mean
time, so that we could get a very, you know, a more in depth look at the belief in here. So everything that we've covered to cover athlete in general. And then we dealt with Emacs. Specifically, we dealt with the names of the last time and knowing what law is, and we know, we've dealt with it here, I just want to understand, you know, where this journey that we've been,
through through this, the subject of
today and so on, we want to start a 10 week course on another very important subject
in a lackey that because it defines now, not who Allah subhana wa tada is, but what our relationship is, to our creators have handled over time. Okay, and that is why we're covering the subject up until the year which is actually even though it says a treatise on the on worship in Islam. We're going to cover both worship and servitude. Those are two different the two different things that they're closely related, but we'll see that they're actually different inshallah.
Before we actually get into
As you all know, we're going to get the juices flowing. Before you do that, though I do for those of you who have who are teenagers, or who have teenagers in your family or you work with youth.
I know this is diversion from the tactic, but I sincerely want you to help us to help those youth. As many of you know, we have a vision 2020 here for you. Mmm. And part of that is developing programs for the youth.
And development programs we use a lot of times people make the mistake of not getting the youth involved. And the reality is, is that
their youth did that,
you know, without their own intellect, so without their own
desire to understand certain things, exclude them from the process. A lot of people say, Hey, we make these programs for the youth, but they don't come. Well, that's because they don't want to come. So the reality is we're trying to develop programs that they want, and we'll give them what they want. And what they need is shalom.
So if you can go to UML online.org, you'll see a link for a survey for Muslim youth or something I'm not exactly sure.
On the website.
Okay, he'll look it up for us. When
you go find that find that link, inshallah. Send it to youth that you have Muslim youth that you have in your family. And what you'll see it'll it'll take them only two minutes to show up. But what what it will do is allow them the opportunity to tell us what they find important. They find personal safety and how to take care, or how to protect their homes, do they find that to be an important subject? Do they think that all teenagers should learn how to drive and how to take care of a car, for example, all the things that Excel once we're able to understand what they want, we'll be able to offer them those things. We manage Allah along with the Islamic principles that are very
important to understand and guiding, you know, those aspects of the lacs, and this is part of our life skills subcommittee of our youth and family committee. So inshallah, I just want to make that note, because it's very important that we get that information that we are able to process that data, and develop programs that are important to that type. Let's get your juices flowing, this will not read these questions.
By the end of tonight's lesson, you should be able to answer the following questions. Why did it take me so long to write this book?
What are the main topics of this book? Why is this important to us? What is the author's definition of a bad?
I mentioned several reasons why the subject of a bagger is important, Nathan, and to mention some of the proofs he offers under each reason.
Like anybody want to take a stab at it why shake was saying write this book anyway?
Because people worship in a lot. Let me let me just I'm gonna give you a hint. Why do you sequence them? Right? Almost every book that we ever call a book.
Because somebody asked him a question that somebody asked him a question, as we'll see a shout out like this,
if you will to open up to page 10. I just want to go through the translators. No, this is this is the actual book that we're going to be using. coming to class without your book, as I mentioned earlier, is like making armor without a firearm. So when you come to class, you need to bring your book, this is a class, it's not a lecture. This is class. It's not a lecture, I just want that to be clear.
So your ability to benefit from the class without having a book is going to be severely limited.
It's really awesome. You'll be able to follow along with some things which you're going to miss a whole lot if you don't have the book. This book is available. I don't think it costs that much.
And the translator is NASA Dino have fun. There is a another version of this. It's been out since maybe the late 80s definitely in the early 90s. It's also under the title in the obeah but i think i think they translated as servitude to a lot and it was translated by a beloved cow we have the the low tide. I don't know much about
But I know he was in New Jersey back in the 1990s, in Riyadh. And again, I don't know much about him. I know some of our brothers here in Philadelphia used to travel up to Central or North Jersey and study with him. So in any event, that is a, that is the translation that's available online. So if you go online, you might see this book in PDF form, and you'll see this cover, but it's going to be a different translation. And it's not a complete translation of the book.
So you should get this book and not rely on the one that you see online. So I only know two translations of this book, there may be a third one for some reason, I kind of remember there being one, but I only know the two Abdullah metalli, which is online, and this one, which I did not believe is available online, though you will see this cover. It's not available online, so you need to purchase this channel, please turn to page 10. Just that I want you to read the translators notes real quick.
Can you take me a wrote in the style of the great scholars, which differs from the chapter headings and bullet points style favorite in the late 20th century? No, notice that so this book, again, most of the time, the early scholars when they were writing their fatawa, and stuff like that, they are not writing in the manner that we know where there's a chapter headings, subheadings and these types of things. So as you read this book, whether it is this particular print or the other one, the chapter, the subheadings, and things like that are not from the author, they're not from Liberty Media, they are from the translator. Just be clear on that because sometimes it may not exactly
another person does. Another book that you should be aware of that is of the same
that follows that same rule is the psyche of LED men Muslim.
Everybody heard of that book? Saudi Muslim. Okay, when you open up Saudi Muslim, don't you see chapter headings and so forth? Right?
Who wrote those chapter headings? Hint, it was not even a Muslim.
So it's not okay to say email Muslim gave this Heidi the chapter headings such and such as read that email, most likely Harlan noble Hardy, he gives his hobbies, chapter headings, and that's where his fifth is, that's why I say
he taught me his fifth, you can see what he understood from the Hadith, from from the chapter headings, then he gives a heading. Remember, some did not put chapter headings for his headings,
tickets that who did
and know him a whole lot. Okay? Remember? No. So you see the chapter headings there. And it's like a Muslim is not from a heart. Here, when you see chapter headings and so forth. It's from the translator.
Not now. The scholarly tradition of writing discusses matters in great detail introducing everything that is connected to the topic, no matter how subtle no matter how can direct, how subtle the connection, mind, readers may find this style rather different to what they're used to. But I have chosen to be retained to keep this approach in the translation, as it is more faithful to the original, and build up an understanding of the main points in the gradual manner, that that may more easily be retained, be kept, be remembered by the reader. So So basically, he's found the same style of shape of assignments a man and everybody who reads shapeless fan knows that he's famous for what
they call it this defilade, which I'm not exactly sure a translation in English but digression, right? And I but I digress. So shake this man will mention a topic. And then he'll mention something. And then he'll go mention something related to the original topic, but that's going to trigger something else in his mind, because he was an encyclopedia walking. And so then he goes, and
10 pages later, he'll say, and second of all,
and many of you had to if the budget does this frequently, as well, the same as famous says he is saying, second of all, and you had to flip back and say what was first of all, you forgot, first of all, he had to flip back is this, but this is the way his mind works. And it's and you start to see these connections. What we're gonna try to do is right here, this book as well, right here, and you'll see it, but we're gonna try to do is keep things together by showing you when he's going off. And then when he came back to his original topic, and I'll talk about that a little bit more as we go along.
However, in deference that is giving a little respect and priority to the right
pace the modern life subheadings have been introduced, so that leaders who prefer to scan the list of contents or dip into different parts of the books may find it readily accessible. The interpretations of Quranic quotations have been taken from the translation by use of alleys
the meaning of the Holy Quran, n, r k, that is that old language, archaic language has been modernized eg. So this book was published in 1999, if I'm not mistaken,
and that was one of the you know, basically that was the translation that was available here with a few others at the time.
But that was the the main translation and it was with the archaic link to modernize.
For example, bow and Goethe have been changed to you and goes, biblical style language has also been often actually that's a damn good, such a shame in service of a law to slave of the law, why he said, biblical style language and I think this ties in directly to what was just being dealt with in the previous lesson is that we come to the core and a lot of the sooner the Prophet is allied with Sudan, and the language that comes to us, we come with our own preconceived notions. And so slave of ilasik slave No, because in America, you just don't talk about slavery, that that's a trigger, you know, it's a race for, right. So we did. So it was changed to serve and make it sound a little
better. But slave overlords, but it actually is, as we'll see, going through a little bit here, there's nothing wrong with saying servant of Allah. But But slave is much closer to what a person should know when it comes to their mastering creators.
And as Dr. Tony just said, which is closer to the epic meaning, although the word slave may sound objectionable to some readers, it is worth noting that it is only by enslavement to a lot that we attain that we get to freedom from worldly bonds. That last statement. And it's a statement that's made by Evan Tamia himself and I am and other scholars of Islam, the only way
free from worldly bonds. That is to be free of servitude to things in this world, is to choose to be a slave of a lot.
You are going to be subservient to something. Because that is the nature of the human being we are weak.
And if you don't think that you're weak, just remember that you didn't think you were weak. The next time you get a cold, just a cold, it's the common cold and you can't taste anything. Or the next time you have an ailment and you'd be in your lower back or somewhere else. We're weak, weak.
We're going to be subservient to something our hearts are going to be attached to something, if they're not attached. If it's not attached to a loss of hands, it will be attached to something else. And that is just the reality that is our nature. So the only way to be truly free of bondage in this life is to be a true slave of allowance of Hannah without it as ironic.
Or paradoxical as that may sound. Who was it been? Very quickly, shiftless land, in Apple and best.
Selling in ampicillin in potamia. En la unbeliev, was born in the Christian era of 1263, which is equal to the after Hitler year 661 in how Iran which is now in eastern Turkey, near the border of northern Iraq. He came from a scholarly family, and when he spoke Turkish,
she spoke several languages, and once itself a scholar from an early age, completing his studies. While still, he used the big word to while studies while whilst still in his teens, he lived during a time of great upheaval, the Muslim world was being subjected to the attacks of the plotters, from without coming from the outside, and was being torn by sectarianism, meaning people in their own groups fighting each other, and innovations from within. He fought on all fronts, military and ideological to defend pure Islam and the supremacy. The end soon, his Jihad led to him being imprisoned by the authorities who were under the influence of heretical groups. But he continued to
write and to speak out, even when in jail. If you take me everybody, Milan died in jail in Damascus in the Christian year of 1328 era and corresponding to 728 after the hindrances
Okay, so what we're going to get into now is the introduction of the book. And I put the question up here, so that you could see why sugarless and Tamia wrote this book. And then we'll get into some of the specifics and show notes are
reading from here. I
was asked about the verse the I, O mankind, worship your Lord. Yeah, I use a NASA Bakun, which is in what sorta
fight? Is there any command and the crime before this command? No. So this is the first command in the War I, and it is addressing mankind as a whole.
Which is interesting. The beginning of solace and buckler talks about Who?
The okay the moteino, in general,
the very beginning, and then it's followed by at talking about the capital, and then followed by is talking about people.
And those three categories make up mankind, man falls into one of those three categories. And so after talking about those three categories of people, alarm addresses man as a whole, and he says, Yeah,
this is the command from the last fantana too
often, yeah, you had that sort of
worship your Lord, who has created you. This is the first command and the poor. Man.
What is out the bad, that's a federation needs to be corrected. What is a bad? Yes, worship? And what are its implications? Yeah, actually, it says what are its for Yanni? What are the branches of the bed? its implications is fine. So here the question, is it the same as being asked? So there's this command all mankind, worship your Lord? In order for me to fulfill that command? I need to know what
to know what worship is, I need to know what worship is. Okay. So if
I said to you,
that was a progression, because
if I say yeah,
man, he had a desktop.
What would you do?
What would you do?
You would ask What? What does up to piano desktop mean? Right? Because I'm not understanding that. I'm not understanding what you're saying. I need to understand. So
here if Allah is telling us to worship Him, then we need to understand what is worship? What is what is considered to be worship, what isn't worship? Okay. That's very important for us to understand.
When what are the implications? Does it encompass? Does it mean also that it
is to apply to the entirety of the game, but that doesn't encompass the entirety of the theme? Doesn't mean doesn't apply to the thing? It means is all of the dean included in determining that that's that's what the question is asking here. Is every aspect of our Deen included when we say the word the bed
Yeah, what is the real essence the core of our udia servitude, right is the highest level of achievement that one can reach in this world and in the year after, or is there something better? Please expound please, talk about that. Right. Okay. So
Okay. So, there are based on this question.
There are three main topics
Okay, so yeah,
the topics covered based on the question, if we look at the first question that says, What is led bagger? What are its implications? Does it encompass the entirety of the deal? We're gonna cover three topics. The first one is the definition and scope of an event. And that's because she was asked, What is a bed? He was also asked about the word deed, it is been
covered, is it encompassed by the term and he bed? Are these terms synonymous? What does the word being mean? What does the word embedded mean? How do they intersect? So understanding that is going to be very important for us understanding the terminology in the language.
The second part, or the second topic, because it doesn't, there's no parts per se, even though this particular translator breaks it down into five different parts, it really aren't parts checklist same starts one place, he goes, and then he dips into another place, it comes back to the first place, then he goes back to the second place, he introduces a third topic, then he goes back to the second topic, literally. So if there's but the second major issue covered is how to become a true slave of a loss mentality. So the first part is an event then, the second part is, to be clear. This is where the second major topic. Now, when he deals with the topic of a Ludia, as you'll see, this,
might be the most, it's not the most important part of the book. But it's the most
subtle part of the book that you will probably not find anywhere else, not all in one place.
Because what he starts to talk about when he's talking about being the true slave of a lost pair of data, is what it means to worship other than a lot.
And so a lot of times what people think when they think about worshipping other than the laws, they think, oh, cool, ah, 360 idols around the Kaaba, and people walking around worshipping these different items.
what shape is spam begins to talk about is more subtle forms of worship, worshiping other than a loss pensado, or what we might call forms of eye validation. And so that's another big topic. In fact,
if you look at the Arabic version of that, is almost, he deals with that almost twice as long as he deals with the topic of defining the bed, and its relationship to deed. So he deals with that a lot in the book, you remember that if
the last topic that is dealt with, is addressing false claims.
So you remember the part of the question where it says, Is it the highest? Is it what is it talking about?
Me being a slave? Is this the highest level of achievement that one can reach? He says, in this world and in the Hereafter, or is there something better?
Okay, why do you think he asks? Or why is this person asked me? Is this something better? Is there something higher than an event? I really want you to think here? I'm not going to give you the answer right away.
And what does this have to do with addressing false claims?
Okay, so apparently, there were people who were doing something that they thought was at a higher level then
very good, very good.
Coffee, that's correct. And so what happens is shake was fan dedicates a major portion of his book, to deal with those claims to deal with those claims. And primarily, as we'll talk about in a minute, primarily, he is addressing the claim of what there's this elastic term, if we can, can use it, of the people have to sell both. Okay, so there were and still are groups of extreme Sophie's who claimed,
or practitioners of sufia that claim that there is something higher than a bed in fact, in fact, a person can get to a level
They don't have to worship anymore.
Or they don't have to worship anymore. So these are the claims that shake with Sam Timmy on him alone Todd is going to deal with in this book. So
that being said, let us look very quickly before we go into page 15, which is, which will be the beginning of the book, read this right here issue,
lacking comprehension up out the bad. So, what I briefly want to talk about right here,
or the danger of not understanding the term
of worship or others better not understanding how important this subject is. And so I've broken it down into two areas. One is conceptualizing worship.
Why is it important for us who live in this particular society to study what worship is? Number one, because this is a secular society,
or a society that follows the ideology of secularism, which means what?
separation, okay, separation of church and state, not just religion and state.
now, that, that basically, religion should be separated from everything, not just political affairs, but even civil affairs, don't get religion involved in this, religion has no place in everyday life, religion should be for the houses of worship, right? Masjid, your temple, the church or whatever else, leave it there.
And over here, religion doesn't have a space or a place. That is the philosophy of this particular society that we live in or, or so the same goes. And when we really understand what worship is, then we'll see that worship actually has to touch every aspect of our lives.
And without that true understanding of worship, we can easily fall victim to a secularist mentality
easily, and it has happened to many people who claim that there was
okay, so it's very important. By understanding the depths of worship, it will allow us to really see how worship ties into every aspect of our lives. The second point is it so he versus what is told me
out what you want me to do is to single something out. So so he is to single out a loss of health data with your worship and worship. When the Prophet alayhi salatu was Sudan, sent one to a Yemen. He said in nikka, tatty Coleman. And he said, you're going to have people that are from the people of the book, there are people who have received scription depends, failure can have whatever entered the room in
the bad luck. So let the first thing that you call them to be the worship of Allah and another narration.
Finger can relate. And you Wahidullah, so the first thing that you call them to be the tawheed of Allah. So worshiping Allah alone, is Toki.
I want to share
associated partners with a lot what? worship, worship, right? So if one worships Allah, Allah would notice that the concept of worship, one worship, one worship, and that worship is sincerely for law that is called at towhee, which is why we weren't created.
If one worships but that worship is directed to Allah and other than Allah, then that is called sugar, which is the word stone.
So by understanding what worship is, one can direct it to Allah and Allah alone, by not understanding what worship is, one may be worshiping other than Allah, so kind of without it, but not calling it worship, even though it really is. So we have to understand what worship is to avoid, to avoid the most abominable of all sins, which is a shame
By the another very important
benefit that we get from understanding worship as a whole is that we are able through that to avoid heretical practices.
What do we mean by heretical practices?
We have a habit doing not just that you have a habit
when you say good
things, things that may have been passed on
from your forefathers, sorry.
What will we call it an error
for two colleagues misled heretical practices bid the
bidder the prophecy someone used to warning the Prophet somebody was sending every Hopper
was shot one morning
that the most evil of affairs are those which are newly invented Danny heretical breaks.
Every innovation is a is a big one. It's a Harrison. Okay. What does that have to do a person? I want you to put your thinking caps on you because you hear this stuff, but you really had to make the connections? What does understanding the term any bad that have to do and what it all in what encompasses What does that have to do with heretical practices?
Aha, because people are doing these practices
trying to get closer to a loss of handling time. Okay, keep going. So they're trying to get closer to law, which means they're trying to worship alone. What's the problem?
Okay, but those practices had been prescribed by Allah subhanho wa Taala or His Messenger, which means that a law does not love those things.
Okay, so let's look before we go, let me let me get you.
Everybody can see that.
Hold on, everybody. See what they don't.
I wish you can hear what they say.
Okay, hold on, hold
Okay, no problem. No problem you can kind of imagine just take it just have a look. Look at what's going on. What do you see happening?
Right. rocking back and forth. The dancing. Singing. Whoa, whoa, whoa, you can't hear but that's what's going on. Okay.
Because who is the one
who won what is who would beat
him him? Oh, him Right, right. Right. Right. Hee hee.
hee hoo. So that amin right that pronoun belongs to Allah.
Who a love
who, Allah hoo hoo hoo, okay, fine.
Now, I just want you to look at this without even hearing ever read anything in the Quran was something
that made you think that the Sahaba or anything that look like that
okay. So is that considered to be bad?
They consider it to be one of the highest forms of event.
This is very important.
You understand this, but why? Because the conceptualization of what worship really is hasn't sunk in.
And then it is allies with gels right alone to determine what worship is. So as we study, we will see the lantana the definition of worship
how it relates to these other topics that we're talking about. Very important for us to understand. Because the reality is, is that this isn't something that's what this is from this is on YouTube, by the way.
This is not something that's going away or going away thinking this here in Philadelphia is not like a big tub. Yeah. Okay.
What What I'm saying is that, in fact, some prominent without mentioning any names some prominent black, they started their career as part of the lobby tune, which is a,
which is a branch of the.com V, which is under the shanty. Leah took it the Sufi orders, okay, the Halloween tjd I mean to the end the Sufi orders all over the place. Now, why is this also important for us to understand this terminology, this terminology, obviously did not exist during the time of the Prophet it is selected today.
In fact, the term to solo just so that we understand very clearly, many people believe that to solve is equivalent to the word test here and it's not a
test here, which means what purification is directly from the Koran.
It is from the mocassin is from the objectives of why our Prophet is like the sun and was sent. Ebrahim is an Emmy drive for this four month.
Old keytab with hikma why you key him. So he said, Oh la send amongst them, send among them a messenger from them. reciting to you,
your versus your if your science, teaching them the book in the hikma and
eat him purified them, you said he test you and your final test yet is a word from the word. Nobody can come say it. No, that's you can't do you know we shouldn't focus on testing, you know, we shouldn't focus on testing, we should focus on purifying ourselves. But to equate that with the term to solf which now somebody comes and makes whatever Baba meaning that they associate with some people. And this is associated with others because of what 30 an order they belong to you to January, you're good. You're not to January got problems shared Anyway, good. You're not sharing any induction bendy with you, you're not the winner.
You understand. And so this is what happens when people adopt these different terminologies and practices that were not part
of the Islam, the prophet Isaiah salatu salam told us
And so, what happens as a result,
what happens now, when I stick to a particular view, and I disassociate with you, because you are not following them, you will what happens?
We split this sex, this the cause of the set was one bit.
That was what caused
this one to separate into another group. This is why the Prophet sallahu wa sallam said that the Yahoo in what they split into 71 cents, the Christians and 272 and this oma was split into 73.
And all of them the prophet Isaiah select was sent in said are threatened with the with the Hellfire, except for one man it was having that which I my companions are on today. Another words that if a person wants to try to determine, well, wait a minute, there's all these different sets, who's right? You try to find you try your best, you may not succeed, but you try your level best. To follow it the way that the profit ideological savings campaigns do it, you'll see certain practices, you'll just say so Pamela, I've never seen anything that halfway resembles that in 50,000.
And you can read the most under faithful son of a son of him in a chain. When you look at what the Sahaba did, you won't see anything that resembles some of these practices that you see. Why? Because we're not properly conceptualizing what worship that is loved by those kind of topics. Okay. It's very important that we that we have a proper understanding of the bad death. Okay. Then, we will be able to do part two, which I have here, which is actual lising servitude, becoming a real slave of Allah.
It is through becoming a real slave of the laws of heads that you become free with a real freedom is because you're free of everybody.
You are not concerned with what this person thinks about you, the judgment of you to the end, do you know how to look? Do you know?
How free that makes you?
Seriously, how long does a person spend in the morning getting dressed, looking in the mirror?
making themselves up? All for what for themselves?
So that they will be judged a certain way when people look at them. But what if you were free from that?
What if you didn't have those shackles
in so many other aspects of life.
So the reality is, is that actual lies in servitude to Las pantallas. When is when the heart becomes free. shitless man under this topic, he talks about what is known as the complete worship attached to the 10 the lady less anytime you need to complete worship of other than Allah. He wants us to understand that there are other forms of worshiping other than a law that do not take one outside of the fold of Islam, though they are considered to be sinful.
A person who puts his desire over what he knows a loss cansada wants from him. So he does something that he knows allies which has prohibited him from doing
or he doesn't do something that no longer has commanded him to do. So he's following his desires, that doesn't necessarily take one outside of the fold of Islam, but yet aligns with Joseph for about eight minutes of it, Ilana who have not seen the one who was taking is taking his holiday as an 11. Meaning means worshiping his desire, this is not a time to the 10th. This is not an event at Tamar Jani, that is the complete form of worship that would take one outside of the folder of Islam. But it is a partial worship, whereby one stays with the side of the fold of Islam, but they are sinful shitless and talks about this several pages in his book.
And then he talks about more subtle aspects of servitude
so that we understand this concept, which is for example,
other people for anything,
asking other people for anything. And he says in his book,
what are small Miss ella 200. And Mama
was stupid he actually had
that the the base rule when it comes to asking other people
is that it is
that the only exception has been made when there is a there's a need.
Because when you ask someone for something,
and they do you a favor,
they your heart gets attached to them.
And allies have
created this heart to be attached to him and him alone.
These are subtle aspects. These are the more subtle as but he gives several examples. So that we can be able to understand for example, when I had these what when the profit is likely synapses tagging said, I have to deny,
you know, wretched is the one who worships the dinar in the direction that those gold coins the silver coins money.
What does that mean? Does that mean that this person is absolutely not that is the outside of the fold of this man perhaps. So this is the the summer or is it in fact that he is he's still a Muslim, okay, but he's fallen into that aspect of partial worship. So, when we understand worship as a whole, it really will help us to understand these texts to put them into context and to understand better, how to be worshipped which have a loss of handle time. We want to go through the first part of the
study. 30 is
dimensioned of a bed. That is different ways of looking at the bed. The bather, which is transmitted here is worship is a word that includes everything
Got a long loves, and is pleased with whether it be words or deeds open. Okay, perfect. So what are we talking about here?
The definition of under the bed, why is taking the stand to find any bed?
net? He's defining a bed person asked him.
Not every question is a trick question. So he starts off by defining a bed. And this without a doubt is one of the best definitions and most comprehensive definitions of alphabet. It's very clear. And it is very succinct. And it's amazing how he's covered so much ground was so few words. So what is the bad the yellow read it read it in our key word that includes everything that a lot loves, and is pleased with, whether it be words or deeds open or hidden.
Okay, words, or deeds, so whether it's something that you say,
but here's the thing
is why sometimes translation doesn't give it justice,
a whole a whole an Arabic is not just something that comes off the tongue, it is also what
it is also the affirmation of the heart. Just like when we say beads, when we say beads, allameh actions are not just those things which are done with your limbs, but also the way those things that move the heart. So whether it is love, whether it is fear, whether it is hope, these are all all considered to be actions. So this is why he says open any external or hidden, any those internal. And we'll go over we'll cover some of those sections in shallow time. But a question
how do you know what alone knows?
How do you know I'm sorry?
He tells us what do you mean? Like what?
What do you tell your brand? totally love something?
biblical law if you do what Allah will love you if you do what if you follow the Prophet is allowed to send him so he says he couldn't come to his own Allah say if you love Allah
fit to be Rumi and follow me. You're gonna love Allah will love you Love loving and following the message and somebody says something that Allah loves in a lie You have to be a law loves those who repent when you hit boonton moto vt, and he loves those who purify themselves.
I am How else do we know that a lot of love something.
So that's, that's one way he explicitly says, I love this thing.
What's another way that we know that Allah loves something, but then he's pleased with it?
Who said that who said
that allies would joke commands you to do that thing.
So four lies which commands us to do something that we know that aligns with Joe wants us to do that thing. And he wants us to do it because he loves it.
He loves it.
So when we look at the commands of the Quran, the command to have a command to print the command to give us a cat that we know that these things aren't on loved by loss of habitat. Okay, it's important for us to even break down these, these definitions.
So sulla just prayer is the cat fasting. Speaking truthfully, fulfilling one's trust, treating one's parents with kindness and respect, upholding the ties of kinship, keeping one's promise, enjoying what is good and forbidding what is evil striving in jihad,
striving in jihad
against the Koopa and monastiraki being kind to one's neighbors, orphans, the poor wayfarers as people who are traveling slaves and animals praying and making do I remembering a law which is better for mentioning in reading Corps and others good beach, all come under the heading of ebags so all of these things have been commanded in the Quran and the Sunnah of the prophet and so on.
and many times both all of them are considered to be what
a bad under which category based off what we covered the external right we open the debt which is see from under the bed and even those are of two types for example
recitation of Quran you do that with what
with your tongue right, which is different than paying the cat, okay, which is different from a salon, which is different from being dutiful to your parents truthfulness, however, is also with the, with the tongue. So, even those external beads, some maybe with the tongue and some maybe with them, the limbs clear
all comes under
Similarly, loving a lot and His Messenger fearing of God, carrying in repentance to him being sincere, and patiently accepting his room, being fake voice, being content with his decree, putting much trust in Him hoping for his mercy, fearing his punishment and so on. Also, under the heading of worshipping, so, the worship of philosophy fantana includes all of these things.
Examples, if we wanted to go into detail salaat we could cover for a year, the cat for half a year, simply said I mean, you know, we could each one of these aspects, this is your life here, everything that you see here, these, this is what we do as Muslims, you know, and when we talk about the right side of this equation, which are those internal aspects of worship, those many of them need to be realized and laughed, and they need to be with you at all times. Okay, and some of them may be at times, and not at other times, like the fear of a loss of data, we should be with you at all times. But at some times, you may have more hope than you do fear. And sometimes the balance may be that
you have more fear than hope, the love of almost pantalla should always be with you towba being sincere to Allah, showing us sugar to Allah Samantha should be constant, okay.
He bad, that is worship of Allah is the ultimate goal which Allah loves and with which he is pleased, it is the purpose for which he created his creation. As he says, in the air, in the mountains of
the moon, I've always really Jen and men that they may serve that is worship me at that he had the six verse, this. So these these next one, soon, in this particular book, at least next four pages shape with a span, it will tell me it's on him, Allah is going to talk about the importance and virtue of event. Okay, the first point that he raises, is that it is the purpose for which men and jinn were created. And that's enough
to determine the importance of the subject. The fact that you were created for this very reason the worship of the Lost parents either is enough to make you need to study and learn more about event. That is the reason why allies will create this.
This is the message with which all the messages were sent. This is the second point that he mentioned that if you have your book with, you might want to just like make some changes, some headings here, so that you when you go back, and you follow along, because again, what's going to happen with this man, right now? It's all kind of making sense. I mean, not that it doesn't make sense, sir. It's all following a very logical flow. You can see Okay, he's gone from definition, right? To examples to importance. But then, as it starts going, you're gonna need to make notes and refer back and kind of know why he's moving around like this. Because just like we did with that
last year, one of the things that we want to do is increase our Islamic literacy, the ability to read.
And he talked to you about in the last class, how to read a book, right? It's important
that we learn how to read not that we know
the words on the page, but that I learned how to follow an author's argument. That's
An extremely important time, we actually because of the time, because of the time, we're going to stop here. Okay, which is the second part, which is the importance all of the messengers were sent commanded their people to worship Allah alone.
How does this show you the importance of a bet?
Something that he commanded every message because every single messenger came with that same message, telling their people to worship a lot alone. Therefore, knowing what worship is, is extremely important and extremely valuable, because it is the consistent message of all of the prophets and messengers, and inshallah Tada, we'll discuss more of that next week.
Let's get the very quickly let's just go over the questions why didn't even see me write this book?
Because he was questioned about
even which I which I was questioned about
Yeah, you will do
all mankind, worship your Lord who has
now this particular AI and the implications, you know, that come from the AI? What are the main topics of this book?
Give me all three.
I just helped you on
the scope of it, you looking
buy la bandolero d? Okay.
Because that comes on down.
definition, the definition of an event, okay.
Type n o D, which, which is what?
The reality of servitude that is, so how right so in other words, the first one is describing the what the second topic is describing the house, the first topic is, what is the bed, the scope of it?
its relationship to the dean and so forth. So flushing all of that out.
The second topic is, how do I implement this event? How do I become a true worship robot loss of habitat and avoid the worship of other than Allah?
Okay. And then the third topic is what
I heard somebody say,
right, addressing the false claims
that are that are connected to worship, specifically, because she was saying was not going to deal with a lack of money or sectarian it I mean, that sectarianism with secularism, because that did not exist in the eighth century, or the eighth century. It didn't exist.
So he's had to deal with those tablets, but he's going to deal with,
with, right, he's going to specifically with the innovations that have come by those who ascribe themselves to Sufism, and usually, again, he's dealing with the more extreme, there are, there's a movement today is a movement and present a movement to try to
word to soul, another words Sunni to soul, if you will. I don't think that that's a
it's a wise effort, because that term has been used historically, for people who have gone in an extreme direction, let them have that term, and let us stick to test
because our deals cleared, in fact, in fact, I mean, if you really think about it, if you gather up the outcome of the profit slice on those we clearly know about attributed to the problems I saw and our sin, the ticker of the Prophet, it has a lot to say. And that is that the Prophet is unlikely.
It would take hours to do that in a day. The ones that are authentically narrated that he himself did some live audio so it would take a person hours.
What happens when people innovate new ways to do this
Is that they're going to replace, unfortunately, as well, because every time you replace the Sunnah of the Prophet civili with someone with something that has been innovated.
Okay? And if we stick to with the promise of lightning some D and say, will law E, it's more than enough. We really cannot, you know, actually implement everything that he's aligned with some day. And so there's really actually no room for innovation.
There's no room for it. And this is why lies with Joe when he says and gilma Eq metal to let them be nickel. What is melamine
is completely finished, done. If you complete something, there is no room for anything else.
Oh, yes, because the third major topic is addressing those false claims about a bed that there's something even higher than a bed that that there's a, a level that you can reach that is beyond the bed, and better than the bed. And because of that, he's also going to deal with a cotton enamel color. And you'll see how it ties in and show alongside because we're going to talk about the Iranian komiya or the you know, the Sharia that is that which aligns with Joe wills to happen, even though it's not like those things.
And those things that Allah subhana wa Tada, loves and is pleased with, that may not happen from individuals. Okay, so we're gonna, that requires like full attention. So we're gonna have to start the class with it. We can't wait till 830 like you just have to like right after Nisha, you have your coffee and we get busy. Literally, you got to be tuned in.
what? What is the author's definition of LED bad? What is the author's definition of an event?
Everything that Allah
loves, and is pleased with
whether they be
words or deeds not open or external or internal is one gem, that's where you start, it's a comprehensive term isn't generally couldn't be met, you hit blah, blah, blah, it includes everything that alone loves and is pleased with
whether the statement or actions of vinyl bouncing out whether they be external or internal. So we have what we had statements that are internal, and statements that are next term. And we had
deeds that are internal and these that are external, give me an example of an internal statement.
This This takes you back to the classroom children so the man color calm. Yes, go do.
Your belief. Yes. Okay. So write your affirmation, for example, that there's nothing worthy of worship except for love. That's an internal belief. That is that is a statement of the heart.
Give me an example of an internal deed. We'll stop
that internal, internal, I'm alone, I'm alone is bouncing among the best.
I took the last
talk, right? Because this is internal. It's from the inside, but it's an AMA, and it is movement of the heart, if you will, but give me an example of
an X terminal deed.
Salam, ala. And unfortunately, unfortunately, a lot of times when we think about worship, that's the first thing we think about Salah fasting, height, and so forth.
But But all of that has to stem from where
and that's why I'm working on the heart is so is so important. It's so important.
Allah, do I recitation of Quran
it all stems from the heart steps in the heart but it's still an external. It's still experiencing. If it's a me I mentioned several reasons why the subject that we
bed is important, we covered two of them, who remembers what they
mentioned several of these we only covered suits today.
purpose of that is the purpose for what you were creating. And so this is why the subject of event is important. Number two, the second thing that we cover not
because all of the messengers came instructing us to worship Him alone, but
they never bought anything other than that, that's coming.
That's coming by last thing. Can you think of any reasons? Or reason that can you think of a reason or reasons why it is particularly important for us to study this subject? Yes, ma'am.
To have a better relationship with a lot of hands on, okay, I mentioned something and you
the last verse in sorta tell cat, whoever, once, that meeting with a lot of hands on and desires in good meeting with allies, then let him do good deeds, and not associate any partners with a loss of habitat and that worship by you. I mean, we know how to properly worship. Okay, so going back to the things that were mentioned in the class, it's important for us to study this subject, so that we can know that we have a proper conceptualization of what worship is, because if you do not have a proper conceptualization of what worship is, then you may fall into,
you may fall into restricting one second, you may fall into restricting worship, to a particular area worship is something that you do in the midst, that's it.
Or you may actually worship other than a loss of habitat, without realizing that what you're doing is worshiping other than Allah because you don't know what worship is.
Hence, hence, you find people who make dua to saints. So those who are deceased, they make to offer around a raise they slaughter at their graves. So.
Okay, and and thirdly, thirdly, you may, you may be one, without the proper conceptualization of worship, you may attempt to worship Allah subhanho wa Taala. But do something that is not pleasing to Allah?
What's the difference between the second one and the third?
one is, yes.
Okay, so in the last example, you think that you're worshiping Allah.
But what, but that thing that you're doing is not valid worship? It's not legislated in that, but number two was what?
lesson number two is that is that you are doing an act of worship. But it's
what it's directed to other than Allah subhanaw taala because you don't realize that that is considered to be worship.
Stop me that question.
Is too As for other than last time, so you can be called brave and so forth.
that person understands, he understands what worship is okay. But he is actually intentionally giving it to other than the last
But that goes to the second part, which is servitude, which is how to become a real worship herbalist. Because the one who only who the one who singles out lies until his object of worship will not care about, you know, trying to please somebody else with with his activity event type. So that's one reason why it's important for us to study the subject. The other one is, is because it will help us to become true and better worshipers of the last panel data and make us pay more attention to those things that we normally would not that is so subtle that a lot of times we wouldn't pay attention to them unless somebody draws our attention to them. And that's what we're
going to do with this book. In the lantana protocol, you are stuck with Allah Subhana hoardes
is a pentacle on Shalala and stuff. We'll go to