Taimiyyah Zubair – Taleem al Quran 2012 – P27 271C Tafsir Al-Najm 11-18

Taimiyyah Zubair
AI: Summary © The Prophet sallama's secretive interview with Jibreel reveals that the image of the beast seen by the Prophet is not related to Islam. The interview was revealed to be a secretive interview and provided with detailed examples. The importance of focusing on one's work and not missing out on opportunities is emphasized. The speaker emphasizes the need to stay focused and learn to be a woman. The importance of learning to be a woman and not giving up certain things is also discussed.
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it lied. l fu l do the heart.

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The heart did not lie about what Malwa that which it saw.

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Because here what is being mentioned that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam saw Gibreel in His original form. Correct. And when was this?

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This was twice as the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam himself explained, we will learn about that in the Hadith that I will mention later on.

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The first time when the Prophet salallahu Salam saw Gibreel in His original form that is described in these verses. All right, and we learn about that in a Hadith also, the fourth Hadith in Bukhari, we learned the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, that while I was walking, all of a sudden I heard a voice from the sky. I looked up and saw the same angel, who had visited me at the cave of Hira, sitting on a chair between the sky and the earth,

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meaning he covered the entire horizon. Wherever the Prophet sallallahu Sallam saw, what would he see Jibreel in front of him. So this vision of Jibreel Allah says, Matt, cannibal Fuad umara, the prophets of Allah who already was salam, his heart did not lie about it.

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What the eyes saw, what the eyes sensed, the heart correctly perceived.

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Basically, there was no contradiction or discrepancy between sensation and perception. You see, sensation is what your eyes send something. Your ears sense a sound.

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Right? If, for example, you're walking, and you feel like somebody called you out, right, you send something, you sense a sound. And then when you look back, there's absolutely nobody.

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Right? So you realize that you were probably just imagining things, right? So the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, his heart did not lie. What does it mean? That he understood in his mind that oh, this is an angel 600 wings, all right, covering the entire horizon. That is real. What he saw was real. What he understood was correct.

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And when Gibreel conveyed the Quran to him, what the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam heard and understood and learned, he learned with perfection without any error. Makkah Bell fu l Dumela.

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Allah says,

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would further then do maluna Who you dispute with him or you people?

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Would you dispute with him? salAllahu alayhi wa salam ala about my Yara, what he sees meaning what he saw,

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to maluna, who in Tierra is to dispute about something that you have doubt about, because if you accepted it, if you had no doubt about it, you wouldn't argue about it. You arguing about it, because you don't want to believe in it. You're not sure about it. So you're not convinced. Allah says, would you argue with him? Would you dispute with him? salAllahu alayhi wasallam over what he saw himself, meaning he saw it, he's not making it up. This is not a lie. He has never uttered alive before. Now you accuse him of lying. How could he be lying? He actually saw Jibreel and it's not the only time when he saw Jibreel while occurred and certainly about our who he saw him NAS lettin in a

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dissent, or ha another nasbla from Nasrallah to come down. Wuhan another time, meaning the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam saw Gibreel at another time also at another occasion also. And this was when at the journey of Israel and mirror Lodge. So from these verses, what do we learn the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam saw Jibreel twice in his original form in a hadith and wasn't a diamond or Bilibid Masaru that on the lower end, who said about the iron marketable Fuad umara, that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam saw Gibreel in a garment of silk, filling the entire space between the sky and the earth, he saw him with his own eyes.

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Now, some have said that these verses are not referring to Angel Jibreel rather they're referring to Allah. So they said that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam saw Allah, the Exalted on the metadata journey, but this is not correct. Why? Because there is a Hadith and Muslim in which we learn it

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But once I shuffled along on her, she said to me through that, whoever that there are three things.

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And if anyone affirms even one of them, then he is fabricating the greatest lie about Allah. So most looks at what are they? And she said, that whoever says that Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam saw his lord has fabricated a lie about Allah so much truth. He said, I was sitting at that time I got up, I sat up straight, and I asked them, What about the IOA kodra? Who knows Latin okra or this idea that well, who are Bill awful pill Arla, what about these verses? Because masu understood that these verses were referring to Allah subhanaw taala and then he quoted some other verses also, and I shall deliver on her said that I was the first person from this ummah to ask the Prophet sallallahu

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alayhi wa sallam about this. And he said, that that was Gibreel

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that was who Jibreel the Prophet sallallahu Sallam explained that over here, what I saw who I saw was Gibreel. I had never seen him in his original form in which he was created, except on these two occasions. All right, these two occasions, the first one at the beginning of Revelation, and the second one in the journey of Islam while miraj and the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam said I saw him descending from the heaven and filling the space from the sky to the earth with the greatness of His bodily structure. So this is Hadith and Muslim. So these verses are referring to Gibreel that how the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam saw Gibreel in total Anam i 103 Allah says Allah Todrick

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will absorb vision cannot, cannot perceive him. Remember Musa and his son, I wanted to see Allah and Allah told him that you cannot, isn't it? When the prophets of Allah Hassan was asked if he saw Allah the Exalted he said, No, that Allah is known, how can I see him meaning my eyes don't have the capacity, my human body, physical body right now does not have the capacity we don't have it. This is a reward. This is a leather that Allah has kept reserved for when for the hereafter

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into the shooter I have 51 that Womack can only beschwerden and you can Lima hula hoop Illa, Washington, only what are your hijab? That Allah will not speak to a man except through revelation or from behind a veil? From behind a veil? Right. So here these verses are referring to who?

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To Gibreel that how the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was made to see Gibreel

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where was this? The first occasion? As I mentioned at the beginning of Revelation, the second occasion was when in the journey of Israel while miraj right? Allah says what occurred Allah Who knows Latin okra?

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When was this where was this there in the sea? The rattle monta ha Rinda near Sidra tree lot tree.

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Which low tree al monta ha have the utmost boundary. That is the place where the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam saw Gibreel the second time near Sidra tel monta Sacra seen Dallara. Sidra is a certain type of a tree, which is known as hackberry or Honeyberry, or European nettle or low tree. Most common is low tree. And the Lord tree is well known for its beauty. It's huge. Its leaves are vague. It's a lush, beautiful tree with sweet berries and fragrant leaves. Its leaves are fragrant, and in fact, they're used for mixing with water for the purpose of also.

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All right, and here this Sidra is not a Sidra, somewhere on this earth. Rather this is a Sidra, where at El Mundo Maha Mantra from the root letters. Root letters, known her Yeah. Now what does it mean to stop monta her means

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the place where things stop.

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So, it is the boundary,

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the boundary, meaning that boundary beyond which the creation cannot go, even Gibreel cannot go. If you remember about the journey of marriage, you remember there came a point where Gibreel told the prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, I cannot go beyond this point. If I were to go, my wings would burn.

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All right.

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So montanha

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now Centratel monta. This is a tree located where in the sixth and seventh heaven, how is that? So we learned in some Hadees, that it is in the sixth, seventh in other Hadith and the seventh heaven. So what is understood is that its roots are were in the sixth heaven.

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And it's so huge that it goes all the way up to the seventh heaven.

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All right. And remember, when we talk about matters of the unseen, matters related to

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Allah, Allah will rule away the world that is above us. One is Allah mercifully, the lower level where we are in this world what we see, right? And then there are matters which are beyond us, a world that exists beyond us. Then, remember, the explanation of the companions that it's only the words which resemble not the characteristics. So don't think about, oh, how can a tree grow up in the sky? No, this is a different type of a tree, how that sky is we don't even know. Right? In fact, we see that on each sky when the Prophet salallahu Salam went, who did he meet different prophets? So when you think of the sky, don't think of the blue sky. All right, these are matters of the

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unseen the description of this law tree. We learned from Hadith. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, I was taken to Sidra tal monta whose leaves were huge, huge, and he gave a description as huge as elephant ears, maybe. Elephant Ears, elephant ears are massive. So the leaves of this tree there were huge, and its fruit was also huge. And it was covered with something as Allah says, if Yaksha Sigillata my yellow share.

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In another Hadith we learned that Abdullah Abdullah Martin who said that when the messenger SallAllahu sallam was taken on the night journey, he came to see the little monta which is in the sixth seventh, meaning its roots are in the sixth seventh. That is where everything that comes up from below ends. Why is it called monta? Because this is where everything that goes up from the earth stops its limit. All right, it cannot go beyond that. Allah says that in the HA near it, meaning near Sidra monta Ha is Jana Tolima

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is Jana, the garden of Alma wa of the eternal refuge, meaning the abode of eternity, the home of eternity, the Jannah, where all delights and bliss is gathered, because you see how Jana is described as its location is where near Sidra monta right. Sidra monta monta the point beyond which the creation cannot go. Correct. So Jana is also at that location near that location. What does it mean, then? What does this teach us about Jana? That Jana is a place where all wishes and desires and imagination and cravings reach their limit? Meaning there is as we learned in the Quran, that while a Dana moseyed people in general will be asked, desire wish wish for something they will say

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what can we wish for when we've been given everything? Right? So it's the maximum extent of human desire of human imagination of human capacity to enjoy that is contained where that will be fulfilled were in Jana, because it is near the mantra the limit of the creation, sir in the her Jannatul Ma.

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In when now Allah describes the tree in the Elisha Sidra. In when when the Prophet sallallahu sallam was there, and he saw Gibreel he also saw many amazing things.

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Yo Shah, it covered

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a Siddhartha the tree, the Lord tree, what covered the load tree? My yo Shah, that which covered it, meaning it's indescribable

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None knows it's true description except Allah.

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What is that there are no words to describe what covered the load tree

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I'm delivering our model below our new in one nourish and it is reported that he said it was gold mouths, something of gold, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in his words. He said that the tree underwent such a change, that none amongst the creation has the power to pray.

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is its beauty.

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The tree underwent such change, meaning it wasn't just one solid color, rather it was changing. And it was such a change that I cannot explain it. No human being. No creation has the capacity to praise its beauty.

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The colors were beyond human ability to explain it Yaksha Siddhartha Maya Yoshida In another Hadith we learned the Prophet sallallahu sallam said Gibreel took me until we reach CITRATO monta which was shrouded in colors. What colors indescribable, this is a Hadith and Buhari that if you think about it, this is where the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was taken in order to receive a command from Allah, a command that was direct and what command was that? It was regarding? Prayer, Salah, isn't it? So?

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If you think about it, this is where Allah spoke to Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.

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Remember, when Allah spoke to Musa alayhis salam? Was there a tree over there too?

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Yeah, a tree that was perhaps covered in fire but a fire that was not consuming the tree.

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Right? Something amazing something indescribable. And here also, the Sidra was covered in indescribable colors, something amazing is happening something beyond human understanding even. But Allah praises his messenger, that mas l bustle ruwan mouth.

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Even though the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was witnessing something that he could not fully comprehend, he could not even fully explain later.

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Yet, his eyes did not deviate, nor did they transgress. He was so focused. Can you imagine being at a place where there are so many colors that are changing, changing colors or changing lighting? What would happen to us? What would happen? We would forget the work that we were supposed to do. And we'd be just staring at the things, isn't it? We just be looking around we got distracted so quickly, so easily, by the silliest of things. This is something amazing the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is above in the heavens. And Allah says Mazza will bizarro Amalthea. Hall, Zela Zarafa, from xhale. Ze Yeah, Lane, and xhale is to deviate to go right or left instead of going

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Now, when you're looking at something that you're reading, or you're looking at the work that you're doing, you're supposed to be looking at it. If you look right, you're distracted. If you look left, again, you're not looking at your work. Right. So this is not appropriate. It means that you're not focused. Allah says Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam Mazza all bizarro? His vision did not deviate. It did not go right. It did not go left. He did not look to the right. He did not look to the left. One mouth Baja, Baja, Julianne is to what to overstep the bounds

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to overstep the bounds. Right, so math Allah, meaning he did not look beyond what he was supposed to look at. Because sometimes the book is in front of us, we're not looking right or left or we're looking up or straight. Get it? Methyl.

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Allah is praising the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam over here, that how focused he was on taking what Allah was giving him.

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He was so focused on taking in what Allah was giving him. And by this he was observing, ultimate other respect.

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With full concentration, this is receiving and taking when we're fully focused. The reason why we don't learn after spending hours and hours listening and reading and writing is because we're not focused. Either there is a or they're still yet either we're looking right or left, or we are looking at where we're not supposed to. The prophets of Allah who already was salam was not distracted at all. He controlled his vision. And that is the first thing we must control. If we want to get somewhere in life. Because you see, whatever the eyes, admire the heart desires, isn't it? If you're looking at things, you'll never be satisfied with what you have.

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Correct. And if you are constantly looking around, you won't know where to fix your eyes on. You will know what to focus on, you're not going to be able to choose. So look at what's in front of you. Look at what Allah has given you. And then you will see what's amazing as over here Allah says mazahub

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So when Martha Rasulullah, sallAllahu wasallam controlled his vision, and then he saw what was amazing luck Medora mean at Robby Hill Cobra, then he certainly saw of the greatest signs of his Lord.

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Our fear is, we fear that if I'm only going to look at, for example, the book in front of me, or if I'm just going to focus on the work that I am doing, then I'm going to miss out, I'm going to miss out on other things that are going on in the world.

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But the thing is that when you focus on your work, and you do it, well, you do it properly, then you see things that you cannot see, without that knowledge and ability, then you gain understanding that you cannot develop that you cannot have without that knowledge.

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You know, my mother, when she was doing her studies, she was with my father, both them they were doing their PhD in Glasgow, the UK, and I was born at that time, all right. And my parents, they would drive all the way to a different city to study with the shape, all right. And every time they would go, a group of students would go together. And my mother, what would happen with her is that, obviously, me as a baby, I would start crying. So she would have to get up and leave the Halacha and go and you know, put me to sleep or whatnot. And by that she would miss out on her lesson. And the her she, he recognized her potential and her ability to study and he would encourage her to keep

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studying, all right, and so many times his wife would would actually babysit me so that my mother could study and there came a point where her she told her that if you want to study you're not allowed to conduct any HELOC cuz you can't teach. And my mother was a girl who when she went to college, it wasn't the condition that you would teach somebody the Quran. So even in the bus, in the car, or at school, in university, she would be teaching other people to Quran, this was a part of her life. And her shift told her you cannot do that. You're not allowed to do that until you're done your studies. And she said, No, no, no, I have to do it. He said, No, you cannot do it. He forbade

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her, you want to study, you give it your 100% you got to focus and you have to let go of something.

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And then he eventually told her to send me away to my grandparents, and Alhamdulillah that was an option that was there. And so I stayed with my grandparents for a couple of years until my parents returned. And Hamdulillah I got the love of grandparents and uncles spoiled child 100% All right. And my parents on the other hand, they got to study but as a woman, I think of it how difficult it must be for her to make that decision.

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You know, thinking about the time when she had to fly all the way to a different country, and leave her nursing baby

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and then go away. Without the baby must be very difficult.

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Right? But if we want to get somewhere in life,

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there is a required level of sacrifice. And we better get used to it sometimes at sacrifices,

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putting your phone on silent.

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But if you cannot do that, then tell me when will you study? How and when? When can you do it?

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If we don't have this much control over ourselves that we cannot put our phones away. What are we going to study? When are we going to take when are we going to receive when Gibreel came to give the Quran Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. He didn't sit on his right. He didn't sit on his left. He didn't sit two meters away. He came and sat right in front of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam direct connection.

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And when the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam went on Mara lodge he didn't look right. He didn't look left. He didn't look up or down. He was focused on what he was to take a Meza while bizarro wa Taala and if we don't develop this quality within ourselves, ultimate focus, then we cannot take we cannot receive

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in order to receive we have to open our hands and if our hands if our hearts are occupied with other things we cannot receive.

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We cannot Mazza Well, bizarro world motto, and when he was such then Allah did not deprive him locka Dora, certainly the messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam saw men at Robbie from the signs of his Lord with signs a cobra, the greatest ones. I'll Cobra feminine have the word Akbar?

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Greatest science. And when was this at the journey of Israel and marriage? Allah show

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Many Ayat as mentioned in total Islam, the first idea Subhan Allah the SRB or de Laila min and Masjid Al Haram al al Masjid Al Aqsa, Allah, the baraka high level linaria, who mean a Latina. There were many I had many grit I had that Allah showed him up in the heavens. Firstly, Gibreel the Prophet sallallahu sallam was made to see Gibreel not as Jibreel but even Jana and hellfire punishments that were being given to different people, even different nations of the prophets, even the cosa.

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In a hadith we learned the Prophet sallallahu sallam said that while I was walking in paradise on the night of Mirage, I saw a river.

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And he described that river in beautiful terms. And he said, I asked you, Beale, what is this? And he said, This is Alcocer, which your Lord has given you. This is Alcocer, which your Lord has given you. When you focus on your Lord, when you focus on your purpose, yes, you are giving up certain things. But remember, your Lord is not going to deprive you. He's not going to leave you empty handed, he is going to give you what you could not get yourself. But you must be willing to let go of certain things.

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The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam also described that on the night of journey on the night of Islamic Lodge, while he was up in the heavens, he said, I smelled a beautiful fragrance. And so I asked all Gibreel What is this fragrance? And he said, This is the fragrance of the match. She thought of it our own daughter, who is that hairdresser, the hairdresser of our own daughter and her children. And the Prophet sallallahu sallam said, Well, what she What is her story? And reveal told him that one day this lady was combing the hair of Brown's daughter when the comb fell from her hand, and she said, Bismillah as she picked it up, and Pharaoh's daughter said, Do you mean to

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mention my father's name? Who's Allah? And so that lady, the hairdresser, she said, No, I mean, the Lord of fit our own, and my Lord. And so the daughter had our own said, I will tell my father and so she went and told him and the mashallah the hairdresser, she said, go ahead, and she didn't hesitate and basically fit our own. He called her summon her and asked her that Do you have a lord besides me? She said, Of course it is Allah who is my Lord and your Lord and fit our own order that a pot of copper be heated up. And it was an he ordered that her children be thrown into it one by one before her, and finally her infant nursing baby.

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And then eventually even she was thrown in.

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So when the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was up in the heavens, he was made to smell the beautiful fragrance of this lady and her children, that those who sacrifice in the way of Allah those who remain firm and steadfast than Allah does not let them go waste.

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loca, Dora Minaya Tierra Beale Cobra, In another Hadith we learn when the Prophet sallallahu sallam was taken on the night journey. He said that he passed by a prophet. And he saw some prophets. Some prophets were such that with them were a few people.

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Meaning one prophet had just a few people with him. And then there was another prophet with whom was a group of people, and another prophet with whom was a bigger group or a smaller group. And then there were there were prophets who had nobody with them, until he passed by a prophet who had a large group of people with him, biggest group possible that that he had seen so far. So the Prophet sallallahu sallam said, I asked you Peale, who is this prophet, and he was told us his Musa and his people.

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And then Gibreel told him, raise your head and look. So when the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam saw looked, he raised his head and saw, he said, that he saw a large multitude that covered the horizon from one side to the other. And it was said that this is your Oma.

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You think that the OMA of Musa is huge, your ummah is bigger and 70,000 of these people shall enter Jannah without any hisab

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law LaPadula Minaya to begin Kuba.

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Let's listen to the recitation of his verse. Maka.

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somebody had raised

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Salam Alikum, I was thinking about the ayah. Focusing No. Once I was listening to mostly men, he said, If you lower your gaze, you said, like, every time if you lower your gaze, whether it was just physically like walking or in like, media, or whatever entertainment, if you lower your gaze, he said, You can focus in your Salah, because if you don't lower your gaze, he said, you're going to remember everything you watch. So he's right. Subhanallah when I try feel like my focus in in a Salah better, but sometimes, we go here and there. So especially the like WhatsApp, whatever it takes attention of.

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Yes, if you think about it, we're constantly being bombarded with information, isn't it? I mean, our brains are being, you could say summoned by so many things, constantly, all the time, that it's as if the poor brain doesn't get any rest ever. Right? I mean, if you think about it, if you look at something, there comes a point where after a few moments, you get bored of it, and then you look away. Correct. But the way filming has done is that every few seconds, what's going on, the angle is shifting, it's changing, it's moving. Why? So that it's difficult for you to look away, isn't it? So we are constantly being bombarded with information with so much stuff that it's difficult for our

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brains to focus on something. And something that requires a lot of focus is what salah, so we have to train ourselves to look away, to not let our eyes go right or left or up or beyond. rather focus on what we're supposed to look at, or lower our gazes at times when necessary, in order to develop the ability to concentrate. We must do that. Yes, this morning, I was listening to actually the Vasa theorbo study. And I was listening about how Ibn Taymiyyah at a very young age, he refused to go with his family on a picnic chosen to stay at home. And then he lived like 60 something years. But what he achieved in his lifetime, he even did not want to marry so he could give all tourists you

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know, to the dean and to the study of the Quran and that have an amazing life that we can take lessons from

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that it is said that even Tamia once his family was going somewhere out for the day. And he requested to stay back. So in the evening, when his father returned, he asked him, What did you do? He said that I learned this book, I memorized it. So his father tested him. And he had actually managed to memorize a whole book. And he said, Don't tell anybody because he was afraid that his son would get the evil I write any to get somewhere. You have to sacrifice. To learn something to develop a skill you have to sacrifice. And if without sacrifices, and don't look at sacrifice, as Oh, poor me, don't pity yourself. Think of it as an investment that I am letting go of this. Why? To

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invest in myself to improve myself to grow myself to develop myself. Yes, great.

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So ironic, because it wasn't only Ibn Taymiyyah. But lots of people in the past would do things like that, for example, Imam nawawi, in which a young age he wouldn't play with anybody who wouldn't play some scholars would see him and say that he around the age of 10 or younger, he would not play with the kids who just sit and read a book. I also thought about when you mentioned the Hadith of the process, and when he said when he seen a certain window, and he said that there's no way you can describe it. And this beauty is something that can't even be praised. I thought if that is the creation of Allah imagine Allah Himself even though he's above all examples, and we try to describe

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how his hand is how his This is never the biller and we can't is VDS above all examples Yes. Then if the creation is so beautiful than how great must be the creator

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cinema and Thursday one of my students, my students in memorization of the Quran, she finished one Alhamdulillah Mashallah. So, what have been as a class we get her a gift bookmark, and then we give her and she was happy and she put the bookmark under her chair. She didn't open it, she don't know what is it? And then while she's just sitting in her shell, and she saw another girl she had the bookmark, and she saw

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Beautiful Masha Allah, I like the bookmark. And then I tell her why don't open your gift when she opened her gifts she was so happy and I was wondering who know what she like Allah subhanaw taala because she sacrificed for Allah Allah gives her washi this is just a bookmark imagine the focus on her lesson that yes, I got a gift but I will look at it later. And she puts it away focused on her lesson and she gets exactly what she liked.

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