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Indeed I am Near – Day 27 – Daily Adhkar
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Assalamu alaykum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh who
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in today's session of periurban, Mujib Insha Allah, we're going to go over some daily ADKAR any the account that they could that we should be making every day, especially in the morning and in the evening. Remember that remembering Allah azza wa jal to mention Allah, to think of him, and especially to praise him to glorify Him to mention His Oneness on our tongues. This is an excellent and a great act of worship, which Allah subhanaw taala mentions in many places in the Quran,
the vicar of Allah, this is something that brings life to the heart. This is something that removes our worries and our sadness, it brings us happiness, it brings us contentment, and it is also a way of a means of achieving our goals. And the vicar of Allah is such an act of worship for which a person does not need to, you know, exert any effort in the sense that they're not required to, you know, find, you know, a time at a at a specific part of day or night, or it doesn't require any ritual purification, it does not require, you know, wearing, making sure that your body is covered. It doesn't require that you, you know, face the Qibla no such conditions are there for the
remembrance of Allah. The remembrance of Allah is an act of worship, which a person can do effortlessly, in any condition at any time. And through this act of worship, a person can draw closer to Allah azza wa jal. Allah subhanaw taala tells us in the Quran, yeah, uh, you have levena Manu, all you who have believed on kulula the cron cathedra remember Allah with much remembrance was somebody who who bukata sila and glorify him at the beginning of the day and at the end of the day, here, Allah azza wa jal is commanding the believers that remember Allah and remember Allah meaning in the form of delille, c'est la ilaha illallah de Hamid say Alhamdulillah this be Subhan Allah and
other forms of Likud and every word that helps a person draw close to Allah. So of course, Allah nicklen cathedra remember Allah with much remembrance, and remember that when it comes to making vicar of Allah, the minimum requirement from a believer is that a person makes mention of Allah in the morning in the evening, after the five daily prayers and whenever there is a reason for the remembrance of Allah. So, for example, if a person is traveling, they get on the they get onto their means of transportation, then they should say that they occur when a person is eating after they finish eating then they should say that because that is reported in the Sunnah. So this is the bare
minimum, that a person remembers Allah subhanaw taala, at least this much, but this is not the end. And this is not
you know enough, because Allah subhanaw taala tells us the Quran Kathira remember Allah with much remembrance, which means that the remembrance of Allah is something that we should be doing in all of our times. Any no matter what time of day or night it is. And no matter what condition we are in, we should remember Allah subhanho wa taala. The dhikr of Allah is not limited to the prayer met. The vicar of Allah is not limited to the time when a person is breaking their fast or when a person is about to make dua. The dhikr of Allah is something that a person can do throughout the day, even in the night as a person wakes up to toss and turn. That is also a time
of remembering Allah. And through this simple act of worship, a person can excel and a person can get ahead of others. And even when a person is laying down, still a person can make victory and get ahead of others in terms of reward. And when a person continues to remember Allah azza wa jal, then this is something that brings to the heart, the love of Allah, closeness to Allah awareness of Allah. And it is also something that helps a person to do more good things. And it also prevents a person from engaging in useless, harmful speech. So the vicar of Allah is a means of excelling in good deed and it is also a protection for us. So, what could Allah the Quran Kathira remember Allah
a lot, don't just limit the remembrance of Allah to the morning in the evening or to the times after salah or whenever there is a particular reason to make the cut. But otherwise also throughout the day, throughout, you know, different circumstances continue to remember Allah, which I had says that with God Allah the Quran cathedra this refers to those words, meaning of remembrance, which any person can say, whether they are in a state of purity or not, whether they have wudu or not, whether they are in a state of Geneva, or otherwise, any whether a woman is menstruating or she just gave birth, or she is in a state of Geneva, or even a man any it doesn't matter what your condition is
what your physical condition is, you are still
able to make vicar and so on. Could Allah the Quran cathedra. Other orlimar said they can't cathedra is not just abundant vicar or a lot of they could meaning they could in terms of quantity, but they couldn't. cathedra is the vicar which a person makes with sincerity of the heart and with the presence of the heart, because it is the hypocrites who do allele vicar, Allah subhanaw taala says regarding the hypocrites that were there yet Karuna ilaha illa kalila. They do not remember Allah except a little. And what is meant by their little remembrance, is that they only say that they could with their tongue. They don't say it from the heart, their heart is not present. They don't
say it with sincerity, and in quantity or also it is very little. So we are being told to say the current cathedra meaning a lot of liquor in quantity. So abundance in terms of quantity, but also abundance in terms of benefit that the vicar will bring. And that benefit is related to the sincerity of the heart and the presence of heart. So it could Allah the Quran cathedra Don't be of those people who remember Allah very little, B of those who remember a lot a lot. And then was sub b Who Who bukata was Leila and glorify Him in the beginning of the day, and at the end of the day, and what is meant by this beer remember this beer is to Say Subhan Allah to declare the perfection of
ALLAH SubhanA wa Tada and this is part of the wicked. If you think about it, when a person says Subhan Allah Subhan Allah he will be handy Subhan Allah healer Aleem, this is all part of vicar but it is mentioned here especially that will go to Allah the Quran cathedral remember Allah with much remembrance and then said behold booklet and we'll see that this beer is mentioned separately. Why because this shows us how important this be is, that especially part of our daily of God should be the glorification of Allah azza wa jal, this beer Subhanallah Allah Subhan Allah he will be handy. These words we should be saying a lot. And Allah subhanaw taala mentions two times specifically
somebody who who begotten will Assyria remember Allah in the morning and in the end of the day, now vokra Is the morning meaning the beginning of the day and this is after the time of budget and asleep is the end of the day. Some say this is afternoon or from afternoon until sunset so basically the time of awesome until the time of mercury. So at these two times specifically glorify Him and what is meant by some behavioral book written with a sailor somewhere in him I say this is referring to selected budget and salata acid
that, especially pay attention to performing. So that will fudge Ancelotti, Russell, and you make sure that you perform them properly, you give time. And then other Allama say that this is referring to this be at these times meeting, after you are done praying, then keep your tongue busy in the remembrance of Allah. And the reason why these two times have been specified is because when you do something at the beginning of the day, then you set the tone for the rest of the day, right? You continue to do with throughout the day. And when you do something at the end of the day, meaning at the beginning of the night, just before the night begins, then you set the tone for the night. And
that means that you will continue to do that action throughout the night. It will be on your mind. So when you remember Allah at the beginning of the day, then throughout the day you will make vicar and when you remember Allah before sunset, then again you will remember Allah throughout the night, you will you will be able to do that. And secondly, these two times have been specified because these two times are especially any beneficial in terms of remembering Allah subhanho wa Taala the time of the morning is time of Baraka, time of blessing, for which the Prophet sallallahu radiocentre made dua for his ummah, that may Allah bless his oma in, in their early hours. So when
you remember Allah at a time of Baraka, then imagine how much more can you accomplish not only at that time, but throughout the rest of the day. And another reason why these times have been specified morning and evening is because either it is very easy for a person to remember Allah at these times. Or it is very difficult for a person to remember Allah at these times.
For some people, it is easy. For for instance, there are many, many people who, you know, once they are up in the morning at budget, then they're not able to go back to sleep, and they just begin their day. And you know, they have a good established morning routine, where they will spend time, you know, doing some reading, maybe some exercise a morning walk, you know, breakfast, things like that, getting ready for work, doing their email, things like that, you know, they will get them done in the early hours. And so when a person is up and about anyway, then making liquor at that time when your mind is fresh is easy.
But just because it is not easy for a person to for example, another individual, they're not a morning person at all, then if they pay attention to making the could at this time, then they will reap the benefits of the early morning.
Uni if for example, the person has a lot of trouble staying up at this time. And they they need to take a nap in the morning. So okay, they're taking a nap, you need they get into bed to take a nap. But as they are closing their eyes, they keep their tongue busy in the Dhikr of Allah, at least they will get something done in the morning. Right their morning will will not be a waste, they will reap some benefit from you know the blessing of these early hours. So whether it is easy for a person to remember Allah in the morning or it is difficult, still, one should pay attention to make the vicar of Allah in the morning. Then when it comes to the time of answer.
Again, for some people, you know, it could be very easy to remember Allah at that time, they're already back from work, they are done for the day they are free. Or for other people, this could be a time of Hoefler distraction, where maybe they're getting tired and they want to you know, just take it easy now, they're getting lazy or some people get extremely busy at the time of us. So regardless of you know what your situation is, that when you will remember Allah subhanaw taala at this time, what you are doing is that you are giving priority to Allah azza wa jal over yourself and over anything that is busy in you that is occupying you. You know, if for example, you're enough,
just wants to relax at that time and you make liquor, you are giving Allah azza wa jal preference over yourself. You are busy. You're working in the kitchen, for example, preparing dinner, then again, you're showing that Allah subhanaw taala is more important to you, so you're not going to forget him. So in the morning, in the evening, these two times are very important for the remembrance of Allah. And it doesn't matter who we are. It doesn't matter. You know what our obligations are what our
lifestyle is what our habits are, these two times are such that every single person needs to make the could of Allah at this time. And again, for the Dhikr of Allah, you don't have to sit on the prayer mat, you don't have to be, you know, facing any direction, you don't even have to be in a state of purification. So you could be driving back from work, you could be standing in the kitchen, you could be folding laundry, you could be working out in the gym, any whatever it is that you are doing, you can remember Allah you can make vicar at these two times, especially. Now, we are told over here that with good Allah the Quran cathedra remember Allah a lot. And I mentioned to you
earlier that the minimum vicar that we should be doing is the vicar, you know of the morning of the evening, after the five daily prayers and whenever there is a sub whenever there is a cause for saying a particular they could like after eating or when going to sleep.
But remember that when it comes to the remembrance of Allah, there is literally no limit, there is no maximum, no maximum whatsoever if and are best suited the Longhorn who says that Allah subhanaw taala has appointed in limit for every obligatory deed, any for every obligatory deed for example, salah or is a cat, there is a specified limit. So for instance, when it comes to deliver prayer, there is only four locker of font you cannot say, oh, today I'm really feeling very grateful. So I'm going to pray five, I'm going to pray six, no, you have to pray for fault. In addition to that, if you want to add any voluntary deed that is up to you, you can pray to You can pray for you can pray
more, it's up to you, but what Allah subhanaw taala requires from you is for not less and not more than any of the four Recaro prayer you cannot extend it to five or six, you cannot you cannot reduce it to two or three, it has to be four, right. So, and likewise, you know, there are other limits related to Salah in the sense that you cannot just pray in any direction you have to face the Qibla you cannot just pray however, you are dressed you have to ensure that you are dressed appropriately, you cannot just pray in any condition you have to make sure you fulfill the prerequisite of of the Hara of wuhou. So for every obligatory deed, there is some kind of had some kind of limit, and also
some kind of Max, right? maximum amount. And then we see that in in situations where a person has a genuine excuse where they are in hardship, for instance, then Allah subhanaw taala has completely waived off the obligation, or he has reduced it. So for instance, when you're traveling, then for Loja, you don't pray for the car you pray to, right, when you're traveling and you're not able to, for example, stop the plane, face the Qibla then you pray however you are right, even if you're not facing the Qibla if a person is not able to make wudu for Salah, then what happens then they make Tamil if they're not able to even make Tamil any for example a person is just semi conscious, their
you know their mind is alert but they're not able to move any of their limbs. And they're aware they can they can hear they can see and nobody's there to help them make Tamil Maven and they realize that it is time for Salah if they realize that it's time for Salah they're conscious, then they have to pray as they are Subhan Allah. So we see that for every obligation, any there's a specified head, all right, and where a person is not able to perform that obligation in the way that they're supposed to. Then either there is a concession or that obligation is completely pardoned. Right?
Except for the remembrance of Allah when it comes to the Dhikr of Allah Allah subhanaw taala says that good Allah the Quran cathedra remember Allah a lot, any elimite has not been specified, right it maximum has not been specified that you know, make this liquid, you must make this liquid every single day 100 times 1000 times 50,000 times 100,000 times, you know these some of these numbers like for example 100 times, these numbers have been specified in the Sunnah. But beyond that 50,000 100,000 These are numbers that people have invented, right? But anyway, the point is that for the date
Have Allah there is no Max there is no maximum amount owed karula They can cathedra and also Allah subhanaw taala has not
uni waived the waived off the obligation to remember Allah from anyone. Everyone who is conscious is required to remember Hola, Fred Kula pm and welcome Rudan were allowed you know become remember Allah while standing while sitting and while laying on your sides Subhanallah this means that we are supposed to remember Allah when we're standing so during the day when we are awake, and while I do become when we're lying down, meaning in the night, remember Allah in the morning in the daytime, and also in the nighttime. Remember Allah while you're standing when you're when you can easily stand and walk around. So while you're on land, and also remember Allah when you have to sit when
you cannot move from your seat. And that could be when you're sitting in the bus or the train, or in a boat, or in a plane, any whether you are at home or you are traveling, remember Allah and then for the remembrance of Allah, any, it doesn't matter what your financial condition is, you could be rich, you could be poor. It doesn't matter what your physical condition is, you could be healthy, or you could be feeling sick.
You have to remember Allah in every state in every condition. You could be alone, or you could be in front of people, you could be with them. You could be busy in a huge crowd. It doesn't matter where you are, night de land, see you're traveling, you're at home, you are rich, you are poor, you are healthy, you are sick, you are fasting, you are not. You are on your period, or you're not you just gave birth or you didn't. It doesn't matter. You are alone at home in quarantine, or you are, you know, with your family, your friends, or at work in a huge classroom, in a mall. Doesn't matter where you are. You can remember Allah azza wa jal and you must do that. So Allah subhanaw taala
says, * Good luck, Iam and recruit and voila, juubi come and he says What's up, behold, bukata will say Allah, glorify Allah in the morning and in the evening, because when you do something in the morning in the evening, then you will do it throughout the day, regardless of your situation, and then look at the benefit of the Quran. Allah subhanaw taala says in the next idea, that who will love you your Sunday, aleikum wa Mala Iike to woo Leo read your Camino guru Mati. Allah knows Allahu Akbar, that it is he who confess his blessing upon you and His angels ask him to do so that he may bring you out from darkness into the light. Any when you remember Allah, that Allah subhanaw taala
will confer His blessings upon you. And one of the meanings of Usili are they come is that Allah will mention you. Allah will praise you before His angels because remember Allah and Allah will remember you This is Allah's promise, and you suddenly are Aleikum. This means that Allah will send His blessings upon you. And when Allah Iike to who Allah's angels also, any they make mention of you, they love you, when you remember Allah and they asked Allah to bless you. They also make dua for you. And when you remember Allah and Allah remembers you, Allah blesses you. Then Leone Jaya comin Illuminati, Eleanor, Allah who will bring you out of darkness into light. Not only will you
receive tangible, intangible, worldly religious blessings, Allah subhanaw taala will also bring you out of darkness into light.
And this shows us that there are numerous numerous benefits attached to the remembrance of Allah. Remember that all of the creatures of Allah subhanaw taala remember him to sub Behala who somehow were to separate or will herbal woman fie him, the seven heavens and the earth and whoever is within them glorify Allah, what Inman che in Illa. You said be her be handy. And there is nothing except that it glorifies Allah with his praise. Well, I can let them own at us, we have them, but you do not understand their glorification. When they would earn his sunnah would do the spear when he would glorify and remember Allah, then we learned that the angels and the birds would glorify Allah along
with him was the Hadith amarga whoodle Dibella, you Sabina what are they in in the mountains and the birds would make vicar of Allah
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most of our histogram when he was being sent to fit our own most artists and I made dua, he said, rubbish Rahi Saudi were Siddeley Emery. What are the rock data melissani You have to who coli. What your alee was zero min li N O Allah appoint an assistant for me from my family. Any grant me a helper from my family, someone who is close to me. And he specified how soon how soon my brother I want him to be my helper or should not be EZRI strengthen me through him? Well, I should it could be a MRI and involve him make him a partner in my matter, any make him a profit as well. Can you use a B hacker cathedral? One of the cooler caca Fiera Why did he want a companion? Why did he want a
partner in this cause? Why? So that he said, we glorify you a lot. And we mentioned you we remember you a lot. Subhanallah Musa alayhis salam wanted a partner a companion in his task, so that together they would remember Allah a lot. And this is incredible. When you are alone, then yes, you know that you should be making dhikr. But a lot of times what happens with us is that we forget, we are quiet. You know, we're busy in our work, we are just in our heads, thinking our thoughts, and we get lost in them. And we forget to remember Allah, but if we are in righteous company, then what will happen when we forget to remember Allah, they will remind us and when they forget to remember Allah, we
will remind them and that together, we can make a lot of liquid, a lot of liquor. So often it happens that you know, you see someone in a gathering, their lips are moving, and then you think, oh, I should also make the good. Maybe they're saying stuff that Allah like the Prophet sallallahu alayhi salam used to seek forgiveness in a gathering, I should do the same. So most artists, Allah made dua for a you know, righteous companionship, throw that through which he could remember Allah a lot. We learned that the people of Jannah they will remember Allah Allah as well. Allah subhanaw taala says they're welcome fee her superhero Nicola home, what they're here to whom fee has Salam
that their Dawa their call any that what they will say in Jannah will be Subhana Allah home they will glorify Allah a lot. The angels glorify Allah wa Mala Iike to use a bit gonna become the robbing him, especially the angels that are very close to Allah, the carriers of the throne, and Medina Yamuna LaRochelle. Woman Hala, who you said the Hoonah we have the European they glorify their Lord, on the Day of Judgment, what are all Mullah eager to have phenom and how the louche you will see the angels surrounding the throne, you sit behind and behind the robbing him and they will be glorifying the praises of their Lord. And we see that in the Quran. Allah subhanaw taala mentions
many good deeds and many good qualities in in righteous servants. But for no deed the word cathedra abundant or a lot has been used, except for vicar. Allah subhanaw taala mentions and solitude in non Muslim Amina well Muslim at the men who surrender the women who surrender well meaning our minute. The men who believe the women who believe well on Athina will punish that the men who are obedient the women who are obedient, saw the cleaner side the court, the men who are truthful women who are truthful, well Sabrina was sabe right men who are patient, women who are patient, harsh arena, well harsh men who are humble women who are humble, when with the Saudi cleaner when with assertive men
who give charity women who give charity or saw a minute was slightly mad men who fast women who fast will have you leaner followed your home will have fewer men who got their private parts, women who got their private parts, and then with their Kirin Allah Cathy wrong with that carrot. The men who remember Allah a lot, and also the women who remember a lot. You see over here, so many different qualities have been mentioned. And for none of them the word cathedra has been used except for the ticker which means that the remembrance of Allah is something that we need to do a lot of more of. And those who remember Allah, in every condition, while they're standing while they're sitting while
they're laying down. Allah subhanaw taala praises them in the Quran.
We learned the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said that would you like me to tell you the best and purest
To have your deeds near your Lord, those which raise your degrees highest, those which are better for you than spending gold and silver, and are better for you that you should meet your enemy and you know fight. And any do you want to know a deed that is better than all of these great deeds. And the Sahaba said, Of course we want to know the prophets of Allah who already said I've said Victrola heeta Allah, the remembrance of Allah the Exalted and it is so, necessary that we remember this, especially at this time of the year in the month of Ramadan. And near the end of the month of Ramadan, you see, there are many people who are not able to fast it could be because for example, a
woman is menstruating or she is pregnant or a person has a health condition. For example, they may have diabetes, because of which they are not able to fast. And when a person is not able to fast
for some days, or for many days, or for all of the days of Ramadan. This is something very heavy on the heart, a person definitely feels that they that they are left behind, that they are not able to reap the benefits of this month. Certainly, fasting is something that has its own unique reward. The prophets of Allah who already said it himself said that there is nothing like it. And fasting brings about Taqwa. It brings, you know, specific benefits. However, just because a person is not able to fast, it doesn't mean that they should be mentally checked out throughout the month of Ramadan. That Oh, since I'm not fasting this month is not for me. No, it is also for you. Because the goal of this
month, the reason why we are worshipping Allah subhanaw taala whether it is through fasting or through night prayer is why what is the goal, it is to draw close to Allah, to please Him, and to raise in degrees in closeness to Allah to have our sins forgiven. That is the goal. But if a person is not able to achieve that goal through fasting, then remember that Allah subhanaw taala has opened other avenues. Look at this hadith, Allah will not be Oh can be Heidi or Maliko as GABA in the Maliko Shall I not tell you about a deed, which is the best of all of your deeds, and the purest, subhanAllah purest in any, it is also a means of purification. We are very happy the Roger article,
it will raise you in your ranks, unlike any other deed will hyperbola calm it is better for you than spending so much gold and silver, and doing great, great things. And what is that good deed. It is the remembrance of Allah the Exalted. So, if you're not able to fast, if you have not been able to fast at all, or you've been able to fast, very little in the month of Ramadan, remember, you can still earn a lot of reward through the worship of the vicar increase in the remembrance of Allah. Then we see that the last 10 days of Ramadan, the night the last two nights of Ramadan, they are for worship for night prayer, and in night prayer, of course beyond any performing voluntary prayer and
in that reciting Quran. Now again, a lot of people are not able to do that. Because they are not able to go to the masjid. All right and pray behind an email. Or even if they're home, they're not able to pray. Why because of illness. Any there is a reason why they're exempted from fasting. Allah subhanaw taala has exempted them for a reason. Any, they are unwell, they're unable to fast, they're unable to, you know, perform the obligatory acts of worship, how can they perform voluntary act of worship.
Likewise, there could be someone who wants to pray in the night who has the intention to pray in the night. But if for instance, a woman has little children, little children don't know. They don't know that it is the 27th night. They don't know that this is you know, the night of Ramadan, they are hungry, they will cry, they had a nightmare. They will cry, they want you for comfort, they will not settle unless and until you give them your full attention. And they're not happy until and unless you hold them until unless you give them what they need. And as you attend to your children, one after the other, you attend to the needs of your family. Then what happens? You are physically
mentally exhausted and maybe you are not able to you know perform a lot of night worship
Even though you desperately want to, you have the intention to. And so when you try and you fail, and you try and you fail, you know you, there is not only frustration, but a lot of disappointment and a lot of hurt. And a lot of, you know, bad feeling in the heart where you feel maybe I'm not worthy of Allah's mercy and forgiveness that I'm not being given to you. But you see, if you're not able to do one type of worship, you can still do this worship the worship of vicar, and do not underestimate the benefit, the power of remembering Allah azza wa jal, it is extremely, extremely beneficial. So for example, you could be sitting next to your child or you could be holding your
child rocking them to sleep, and you can make liquid and for every time that you Say Subhan, Allah Alhamdulillah, La ilaha illa Allah, Allahu Akbar, what's happening? You are growing plants for yourself in Jannah. You are, you are, you know, preparing your agenda in sha Allah. You can seek forgiveness, you can say
Allahumma in the car forward to Hibbeler 454 nd Oh Allah, you are the ever pardoning you love to pardon. So please pardon me. Sometimes, you know, if a person is unwell, they're feeling sick, any nauseous, they're not able to sit, they're not able to stand, they're not able to walk around a person could have a very bad migraine, that they're not even able to sit up, they're not even able to open their eyes, they're not able to turn the light on any people. You know, we're all human. And, and every human being is not perfect. Every human being is not strong. Every human being is not able in every way. Our health condition changes, our circumstances change. A lot of times, things
are not in our control. And the targets that we set for ourselves, we're not always able to achieve them, for reasons that are beyond our control beyond our ability. So just because you're not able to go to the masjid in these nights, you're not able to pray as much as you wanted to in these nights, you're not able to fast on these days. Whatever the reason may be, do not mentally check out. Why because this time of the year is special for you to how the goal of Ramadan, remember it is to seek forgiveness from Allah subhanaw taala. It is to draw closer to Allah subhanaw taala. And if you cannot do that, through fasting, through night prayer, you can definitely do that by remembering
Allah subhanaw taala and the remembrance of Allah azza wa jal, it is such that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said Sabha call MUFA retun. The movie don't have gotten ahead of everyone. They have surpassed everyone. The people said Who are the Morpher retune? The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said their Quran Allah aka Thielen with the Quran, it is the man who remember Allah a lot and the women who remember a lot, a lot. So keep your tongue busy in the Dhikr of Allah. If you cannot say it out loud, say it, just by moving your tongue. You could be laying in bed, unable to turn your side may be unable to even move your hand, unable to open your eyes. No
matter what your condition is, you can still say Subhan Allah who will be humbly Subhan Allah Allah, Allah subhana, ALLAH SubhanA, Allah Subhana Allah, you can say it slowly, you can say it fast, you can say it any number of times any you don't need a mitzvah in your hand to count, you know, 100 times or another number. You don't have to do that. But if holding of a spa, for example, in your hand helps you to remember to do this, then that is fine. Any if it serves as a prompt, you know, so that every time you forget and you feel the most behind your hand, you're like, oh, I should make the cut. That is good. But you don't need that in order to make the cut. There is no tool you need
except for a present heart to make the Dhikr of Allah and those who remember Allah azza wa jal are successful. Allah subhanaw taala says word could Allah cathedral, la la come to flee home. remember Allah a lot in order that you may be successful.
Any, even if you're not able to fast, all right, and you're not able to pray in the nights of Ramadan. Maybe you are not able to give a lot of subtle QA either. Because you don't have a lot of money. It's possible. You know, you hear about people giving $1,000 $50,000 $10,000 $5,000
$3,000 You know, you hear about these big amounts and you just, you know, look at yourself you're like how am I supposed to do that? Well, if you remember Allah you are successful, you are successful, because Allah subhanaw taala tells us remember Allah much so that you may be successful. When you remember ALLAH, ALLAH basically Allah He told me no Kulu then your heart will feel at ease. So, as you are maybe rocking your child for the 10th time in one night, all right 10th time you have failed in in trying to you know complete the recitation of a page or pray more in a waffle. Any, you try so hard and you know your children keep needing you and so you keep attending to their needs.
And what happens in your heart you may be getting angry or frustrated, start making the cut and you will find it mate Nan, you will find a comfort and you will find satisfaction, you will feel like you have done something you you will not feel like it was a waste of your time. You will not feel like a failure. You will feel like you have accomplished something Allah Billick related to my Indian guru.
And when a person continues to remember Allah, remember, you get the company of Allah. In a hadith we learn that unelma are the highest Samantha Karani with the hard worker to be chuffed with how lucky to be chef atta, who, that I am with my slave, whenever, wherever he remembers Me, and as long as his lips continue to move in my remembrance. So for the duration that you are remembering Allah, whether you are doing that while standing or sitting or laying down, you have the company of Allah,
it will claim says that off the benefits of vicar is that the that kid meaning the person who is remembering ALLAH is given is granted a lot of strength, a lot of strength. So much so, that a person is able to do with the remembrance of Allah, what cannot be imagined without it. Any, you cannot imagine doing those things or accomplishing certain tasks, without making the Dhikr of Allah.
Any, when you remember Allah subhanaw taala, you are able to accomplish what appears to be impossible, you are able to do what seems extremely difficult. And what you can't you cannot achieve, you cannot complete without the remembrance of Allah. And so if you really want to increase in your worship, you want to accomplish your goals, you want to be able to get somewhere, whether it is little things or big things you want to complete in your life, then increase in the Dhikr of Allah and start making vicar as you are, you know, engaged in your tasks. So this could be for example, you are reading a journal article, and your eyes are tired, you're you're so bored of, you
know, reading one article after the other, but you have to, you know, this is assigned reading. And if you don't pay attention to what you're reading, then you won't be able to do your essay, you won't be able to prepare for the exam. And it's it's very difficult to, to do these kinds of things. Because sometimes it feels like you're wasting your time. So you're not wasting your time. If for example, throughout your readings, you know, you pause, for example, at the end of every two pages, for instance, and you make some new could you Say Subhan Allah will hamdulillah La Ilaha illa Allah Allahu Akbar, you know, at your study desk, for example, you can write these account for yourself,
you know, as a reminder, that as you are working as you are studying as you are doing your assignments, your essays, whatever, pause, make the cut, and then continue. Then pause, five second pause. It doesn't take long for SubhanAllah 100, Allah Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah, Allahu Akbar, it doesn't take long at all. So, pause, make the cut and then carry on and you will have energy for the work you are doing. You will have the mental capacity to continue. So with the vicar of Allah, your work gets blessed it becomes easier and you increase in your coworker. You increase in your strength, this strength can be mental, it can be related to your memory, it could be related to your
focus. It could be related to your attention span. It could be related
to your physical strength, all right, any, any kind of strength that you need more of, then while you are engaged in any work, then increase in the remembrance of Allah subhanaw taala.
When a person remembers Allah azza wa jal than their heart is alive. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said that the example of the one who remembers his Lord, and the one who does not remember his Lord, is the example of the living in the dead. Meaning the person who remembers Allah, such a person is like a living person, and the one who does not remember a lot than it is as if they are dead, because they're doing nothing, and doing nothing, wasting yourself. This is worse than death. It is worse than death, because you are wasting your potential and you are maybe heading towards something that will waste the good that you have already done, already accomplished. So don't waste
your time. Busy, busy yourself, occupy yourself with the remembrance of Allah subhanaw taala delicate of Allah is something that removes our worries and our fears. It protects us against the attack of shaitan. We learn that yeah, heretic is Salam. He gathered the Bani Israel in vital muftis at one point and he addressed them and he addressed them when the masjid was full. Imagine how big the entire complex is our vital knock this any a small portion of that is the Dome of the Rock. And another small portion as much scribbly but the entire haram the bait and muck this it was full, he felt crowded. And these days you can see images of you know, people praying and it must be the
lochsa Anyhow, it is it is full. So anyway, the Masjid was full. So many people were there, and he gave them certain instructions. And one of the things that he mentioned is that our mortal kombat weekly law here as xojo law cathedra I instruct you that you remember Allah a lot. And he said, the example of the one who remembers Allah a lot is like that of a man who is being chased by an enemy. And so he is running, he is rushing to find shelter to escape the enemy. And you know, for as long as you are running, the enemy is pursuing you. You're not saying you need to take shelter, right? So what happens is that this person enters a fortress, a fortress that is very strong, very secure. And
so he finds shelter in that fortress. So yeah, Haley has said, I've said that indeed the slave of Allah is safest from Chopin, when he is engaged in the Dhikr of Allah. So the vicar of Allah is a fortress, it is something that shelters you shield you from the attack of Chopin and shaitan attacks people in different ways. Some of you know for some people, the attack of Shaitan is the worst was to sin, to look at something to watch something wrong, to listen to something inappropriate for other people. The attack of shaitan is constant negative thoughts, self doubt, self loathing, or, you know bad judgment of other people. So whether you know a person is, you know, harmed by Chopin
in one way or another way. Regardless of how shaitan bothers a person, the vicar of Allah is your fortress, it is your security against a plan. And it will claim says that when a person is remembering Allah, zakat, any that kid is fee, his Snedeker, that that kid the person remembers Allah is in the fortress of remembrance of Allah. So when a person remembers Allah, He is secure. And when he becomes heedless of the remembrance of Allah, then what happens? The enemy finds an opening into the fortress.
And then it becomes very hard to fight the enemy to expel the enemy. So
you will notice yourself that as long as you are busy in the in the remembrance of Allah, you won't get angry because you won't enter. You won't have the bandwidth to entertain negative thoughts to think about your children or about your family, about your spouse about your coworker.
Right. An idle mind is the devil's workshop. So don't let your mind be idle. Fill it with the vicar of Allah.
Ah, keep your tongue busy with the Dhikr of Allah. And that will be your defense against Shavon.
The vicar of Allah is also like sadaqa meaning it brings the reward of sadaqa Subhanallah you see in these days and nights Alhamdulillah Alhamdulillah there are so many opportunities to spend in the way of Allah. Right? You get notifications, you get reminders, you get messages, you get emails, you see, you go to the masjid, there's fundraising, you go online, there's different types of fundraising for different causes, and Masha, Allah, all of these causes. So you know, they're excellent.
But it's possible that a person does not find in themselves, the financial capacity to spend a lot. So if you're not able to spend a lot and even if you are able to spend still make vicar of Allah, because the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said that saying Subhan Allah once is a sadhaka saying Alhamdulillah once the Hamid is sadaqa saying the Heleen La Ilaha illa Allah that is sadaqa saying Takbeer Allahu Akbar that is sadaqa. Any every time that you remember ALLAH, that is is sadaqa you get the reward of charity.
It will call you in Rahim Allah Allah mentions many benefits of the Dhikr of Allah of them is that a person is protected from shaitan. When a person remembers Allah, then the vicar of Allah repelled he pushes away shaytaan it breaks the power of shape on the influence of shape on on a person. It chases shaytaan away.
The vicar of Allah pleases arrive man, when you make vicar you please Allah azza wa jal, the vicar of Allah removes worry and anxiety and sadness from the heart, the Dhikr of Allah brings to the heart happiness and delight and comfort and ease the Dhikr of Allah brings strength to the heart and to the body. Any you will become a stronger person in every way. You know mentally, emotionally and physically with the Dhikr of Allah, the Dhikr of Allah brightens the face and it fills the heart with news and it also brings to a person that is any it draws risk sustenance and the Dhikr of Allah, most of all, it dresses the jacket, it adorns the decade with sweetness, any a person becomes
a very delightful person to be with. You see there are some people who you know in their company, you feel very awkward, you just want to run away you want to avoid them, you don't feel comfortable. And then there are some people who just want to hang out around them. You just want to be with them. And even if they may not be talking to you, you just want to be with them. Why? Who Who Who dresses them with such beauty and sweetness, it is Allah subhanaw taala who does that because of their remembering him Allah sorry because of their remembering him a lot. So busy yourself in the Dhikr of Allah and delicate of Allah is extremely heavy in the scales on the Day of Judgment. We learned that
Subhan Allah Alhamdulillah Subhan Allah he will be half the year Subhan Allah healer Aleem all of these cards are extremely heavy in the scales and the Prophet sallallahu Urdu said I mentioned certain things which are very heavy in the scales of them are Subhan Allah will humbly La La ilaha illallah wa Allahu Akbar and a righteous child. Allahu Akbar, a righteous child that dies. And the parents, the believing parents of that righteous child are patient in expectation of reward from Allah azza wa jal
the reward of this kind of patience is extremely heavy in the scale. Can you imagine any how difficult this must be at you know that believing parents their righteous child dies, okay? And being patient over this is incredibly hard. This is incredibly huge. You can only imagine the reward of this is going to be very, very heavy in the skills but along with this reward, the Prophet sallallahu Urdu said I mentioned that Subhan Allah will hamdulillah Allah Allah Allah, Allah Allahu Akbar. These are heavy on the scale. You know, sometimes a person wants to make the vicar of Allah, and they don't know how to write they had maybe heard a certain vicar
but they don't know it or they cannot find it anywhere. And you know, there are other people who are constantly remembering the law, saying certain things be hot and you feel like I don't know anything. If you know Subhan Allah say it, it's heavy in the scale. If you know Alhamdulillah say it, it is heavy in the scale. If you know La Ilaha illa Allah say it is heavy in the scale. If you know Allahu Akbar say it because that is heavy in the scale. It doesn't matter how you remember Allah as long as it is a Ilica that that Allah subhanaw taala has guided us to
then it is good, it is excellent say it. And those who remember Allah Allah, Allah subhanaw taala promises them forgiveness and a great reward huge report are the logarithm of Farah will adjourn our Lima so don't deprive yourself a forgiveness. Don't deprive yourself of a great reward. Busy yourself in the Dhikr of Allah. When a person does not remember a lot, then what happens? We learn that those people who don't remember Allah, they are off the law faylene There are those who are heedless. Allah subhanaw taala says in the Quran welcome Rebecca V Neff SICA todo lo Ron will he fatten will do now Jerry mineral coal Bill who do we will our soil? Well at a communal feeling that
remember your Lord in your knifes? Okay, meaning in your naps meaning quietly Okay, how about Ron with humility? What if attend and with fear or Riverton any also, quietly secretly we're doing our journey mineral coal.
And without making the thicket out loud, and he, you don't have to be audible even when you're making vicar. You don't have to say it out loud. You can say it super quietly. But if you do it with the presence of the heart, then that's excellent. In the morning in the evening, and Allah says well at a communal feeling, do not be of those who are hatless, meaning those who are heedless as those are those people who do not remember Allah. So don't be of those people who don't remember Allah, Be of those people who remember Allah. So continue to do that quietly or loudly, in the in an audible way or completely silently, however, it is possible but continue to make the vicar of Allah and
those who fail to remember Allah are actually losers. Allah subhanaw taala tells us in the Quran, yeah, a un Latina Amano, or you who have believed led to leikam Anwar loucon Well are allowed to come on Victrola. Do not let your properties or your children distract you from the Dhikr of Allah.
Do not let your property distract you from the vicar of Allah, how does our property distract us from the Dhikr of Allah, you see, when a person for example, is just busy, for instance, cleaning their house, or eat this coming up, and a lot of people, especially women are concerned about decorating their homes, cleaning their homes, top to bottom, all right, over decorating the house, preparing this preparing that and if all of our energy is going into just taking care of our properties,
then this is distracting us from the Dhikr of Allah.
Likewise, for some people, what distracts them is not the taking care of their property, but earning their their their man. So for example, there are always working any, especially in these 10 Days and nights, the few days of Ramadan that are left. If you're able to take time off of work or you are able to reduce your hours at least then you should do that. Why so that you can spend the night in the worship of Allah. You can go for PM, you can go for throwaway, you can fast comfortably you can recite more Quran because if you have been going, you know to work every day, throughout the month of Ramadan and you have not been able to go to the masjid regularly. You have not been able to pray
PM, you have not been able to pray that are we then you need to make time for that. And if it is work because of what you're not able to that's understandable Of course you have to earn an income. But if you can somehow reduce your hours in these last few days. If you can maybe take a day or two off then you should do that. Let only come on when you come when are allowed to come out
So do not let your children distract you from the the color of Allah. And yes, children do distract us from the Dhikr of Allah, when we are when we begin our day with attending to the needs of our children, and then we end our day with attending to the needs of our children, and especially if someone has little children, you know, a baby, for example, then yes, your day, your night, your entire mind, you know, all of your energies are focused on your children. And of course, that is something that your children need from you. But you also have a hack on yourself, you have a right to take care of yourself, we talk about self care, right? That you cannot care about others, if you
don't do enough appropriate self care, self care is necessary. But self care is not just going for a pedicure, manicure. self care is not just, you know, taking a long nap, or taking a an hour long bath, self care, yes, part of that is that you attend to your physical needs, and you get the appropriate rest, but you will not feel satisfied. Until and unless you give to your heart which your heart needs. You give to yourself, you allow yourself to do what you were created to do.
And that is the worship of Allah, the remembrance of Allah. So yes, look after your children, but don't let them distract you from the remembrance of Allah. And you can remember Allah while looking after your children, you can do that. And you must make a habit to do that. Set reminders for yourself. set alarms on yourself on your phone, for instance, you know, make the Dhikr of Allah easy for yourself accessible, you know, set reminders, maybe on the refrigerator, in the kitchen, you know, in your bedroom, so that you can continue to make the crapola maybe, you know, play some recitation of the Quran, something that will prompt you, remind you to remember Allah, make sure
that you make time for gatherings in which you can learn about the vicar of Allah and learn the vicar of Allah, and find the motivation to remember Allah so that your children don't distract you from the remembrance of Allah.
And, you know, we we do a huge injustice towards our children when we just blame them. That Oh, it's because of them. It's because of this child of mine that I am not able to do this and that, that is not correct. Allah subhanaw taala has given you these children, they're no mana on you, you have to look after them, you have to pay attention to their needs. And if you neglect them, you are being unjust and you will be held accountable for that. We are not told to neglect our children. But what we are told to do is to remember Allah at the same time, and to not neglect the remembrance of Allah completely. So be better organized. And,
you know, stop wasting your time, for example, on Instagram on social media, just watching television, reading one random thing after the other. rather use your time wisely. You don't have the same luxury as you did before. So you have to use your energy your time wisely. So latterly come on welcome, Willa. Hola, Docomo, and Vickery ALLAH, do not let your property and your children distract you from the remembrance of Allah. Because we're mania for our valleca for Allah eco home will have your own, whoever does that, then it is those people who are losers, they are losers Subhanallah he, if a person does not remember a lot, they're not just missing out. They're actually
incurring loss. We learn that a people who gather together are people who sit in the gathering, and then they do not remember Allah in that gathering, and they do not send Salah to the prophets of Allah who are the settlement, that gathering, that that gathering will be a source of regret for them on the Day of Judgment. Subhan Allah, any, if you are for example, sitting with your child reading book after book, all right, or you're sitting with your family, and you are, you know, again, you have gathered with your family, your friends, and you're eating Iftar together, you're talking about, you know how things are, make sure that you remember Allah in that gathering also,
because not remembering Allah will be a source of hestra regret for a person on the day of judgment.
And we also learn that
you know, the most unfortunate people any unfortunate people should I don't have any the worst of people basically are those who anything they don't remember
Allah, because when the sun rises, then every creature we learned in Hadees, when the sun rises, every creature glorifies and praises Allah, except for che Pong, and artha among the children of Adam. And when the prophets Allah who are Islam was asked that who are the artha of the children of Adam.
He said that the worst of people should all Hulk should all Hulk Allah, He uni, the worst of Allah's creatures, they are the ones who don't remember Allah when the sun is rising. Any there are people who don't remember Allah. So the remembrance of Allah. This is a means of excelling in good deeds. This is a means of bringing comfort to ourselves. This is a means of earning great reward and forgiveness. It is a means of finding Baraka blessing in our time in our work in our health and our well. This is something that adds to our strength, and not remembering Allah is a source of regret and loss for a person. May Allah subhanaw taala protect us and Allah subhanaw taala enable us to
remember him, Allah whom are in the Isla de clicker, or shook rica will who sneer evatik If your work is getting in the way your children are getting in the way or your health is getting in the way, whatever is preventing you from the Dhikr of Allah made dua Allahumma are in need, or Allah helped me are now the clicker to remember you.
Were shook Rica to thank you for her scenario Baddeck and to remote to worship you in an excellent way. May Allah subhanaw taala help us all? subclinical locomobi handig a shadow Allah Illa illa Anta as the Hirokawa to booty Lake, wa salam Wa alaykum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh