Channel: Taimiyyah Zubair
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Assalamu alaykum warahmatullahi wabarakatuhu
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inshallah, we will continue with our study of the Most Beautiful Names of Allah the Exalted. And today we will begin with the name of Allah, a heavy
and heavy, the one who is ever gracious, the one who is very kind, the one who is ever aware of his servants, the name of Allah and heavy occurs only once in the Quran. In Surah meriam. I have 46 and 47 verse number 47, specifically, where Ibrahim alayhis salam when his father told him to go away, Ibrahim alayhis salaam said, Salam on our Lake Peace be on you, sir selfie ruler karabi I will seek forgiveness for you from my Lord, in Who can I be happy? Yes, indeed he is ever gracious towards me, he is very kind towards me. So this is mentioned once in the Quran. Now there is a discussion among the scholars as to whether the name as to whether haffi is one of the names of Allah or not. Some
say that it is a name of Allah and others say that this is just an attribute. However, regardless of whether it is a name or an attribute, certainly Ibrahim alayhis salaam described Allah subhanaw taala as heavy. So what does this word mean with regard to Allah subhanaw taala that is what we're going to look at today in sha Allah. Now, when it comes to the meaning of this word, heavy, heavy is from the word heavier and heavier means the chafing of the foot, okay, heavier or hafa is the chafing of the foot, or the wearing out of the hoof of a camel. Why, because of long travel, when a person is walking for a very, very long time, especially if the feet are bare. And if they're if a
person does not have proper footwear, then what happens is that over time, the foot becomes, you know, scratched and worn out. And, you know, there's cuts, etc, we also learn in our headaches that on the Day of Judgment, people will come while they are who fat and who fat means that they will be bare feet, they will not have any shoes or any sandals covering their feet. So, now keep this meaning in mind that heaven is is that when because when a person has been traveling or walking for a very long time, then their feet become you know, worn out. This is this is the primary meaning but having a B so when a person is is hefa be someone meaning with someone, then half hour gives us four
connotations. And what are those connotations? The first connotation is that it means to show someone, a lot of kindness to show someone a lot of goodness, any repeatedly, over and over again, to be kind and gentle and affectionate towards someone. Secondly, the word half hour also means to manifest a lot of joy and a lot of pleasure at meeting someone. Thirdly half hour also gives a sense of to ask or to inquire a lot about someone's circumstances about their state. And you know, typically what happens is that if we want to know about how
someone's doing we just asked a question or two, but half hour is to go beyond the usual balance of you know, making inquiry about someone. And why would a person be so inquisitive about someone's circumstances it is because they care. So, firstly, the word half hour also gives a sense of to exceed the usual bounds in, you know, in, in carefulness, or in consideration of someone, meaning to be extremely, you know, careful regarding them. So, we have these four meanings. Based on the word half hour, I'll go over them quickly. Again, it is to show much kindness and affection to someone. It is to manifest joy and pleasure at meeting someone, it is to exceed the usual bounds in inquiring
about someone's condition. And it is also to exceed the usual bounds in showing consideration to sermon to someone's circumstances. Now, if we look at the context in which this name or this attribute is mentioned in the Quran, we learn in sort of medium that Ibrahim alayhis salaam his father was very, very harsh towards him. Right we learn that he said, Allah, Allah He Boone, Anton le hajiya, Ibrahim, that Oh, Ibrahim, do you dare to be disinterested in my gods? Any How dare you even think of leaving the worship of my gods? And he said to Ibrahim rice and amla in them, tenter de la ojeu Monique, if you do not stop, I am going to stone you to death. Now this is a father
saying this to his son, that if you don't stop your ways, if you don't stop talking about the oneness of God, then I am going to myself stone you to death. And he said what a journey Malaya and leave me go away from me for a very long time. Now, Ibrahim Reddy, Sam's father is extremely harsh towards him. right he is basically threatening to kill him. He is disowning him, he is rejecting Him. And in this condition, Ibrahim alayhis salaam says Salaam on our Lake still fula cannot be in the hook cannot be heavier. He's so gentle in his response to his father, that may peace be on you. I will beg my Lord to forgive you. And my lord is especially kind towards me. So Ibrahim, on SLM
mentions this beautiful name of Allah with specific reference to himself, that in the hole cannot be heavier, that not just that Allah is heavy, but that Allah is heavy, especially towards me. And he mentions this, he states this at a time of great difficulty. And this shows us that Ibrahim reinis salaam was very aware of Allah subhanaw taala his kindness towards him. And remember that this kindness of Allah towards a slave manifests itself in in the slaves feeling nearness to Allah subhanaw taala and in receiving the favors of Allah, the mercy of Allah. So Ibrahim Alayhi Salam was very aware of Allah soprano thought his kindness, even Wonderbra heroes in him was in great
difficulty, when he had no practical way of you know, solving his problem. He declared at that time that my lord is very gracious towards me. So this means that he experienced the kindness the graciousness of Allah, how firsthand he felt it personally. And this is why he expected the mercy of Allah, even when he was in difficulty. So when Allah subhanaw taala is heavy, what does it mean in the who cannot be heavier? What does it mean? First of all, it means that Allah subhanaw taala is a roof, meaning that he is very kind and very gracious towards his slaves, he is very gentle with them, he is very affectionate with them, he is very good towards his slaves. Secondly, it means that
Allah subhanaw taala answers the door Ah, the prayers of his slaves when they call upon him, because you see, the second connotation of the word I mentioned earlier, is to be to be very happy to show joy on meeting someone. So when when we call upon Allah subhanaw taala. When we ask him that Allah subhanaw taala likes that. What happens with people is that when we call on them when we send them messages, etc, they get anxious, right or people get annoyed
Or people get irritated that stop asking me right Stop pestering me Stop annoying me people get annoyed when they're called upon. But Allah subhanaw taala loves it when his slaves call upon him. And Ibrahim Ali Salaam says this in no cannot be heavier when he says that a selfie ruler cannot be, I am going to beg my Lord to forgive you. I'm going to ask my Lord to forgive you. And he has hope, that that my Lord will answer my prayers. So, when Allah subhanaw taala is is a heavy it means that he answers the prayers of his servants when they call upon him. Thirdly, when Allah soprano thought is heavy, it means that he is alim, that he is knowing of them. He is fully aware of his slaves,
because remember, the third connotation of the word, half hour is to enquire about someone a great deal. So when someone inquires about someone a great deal than they, then they have a lot of knowledge about them. They know about their circumstances. Allah subhanaw taala does not need to ask about our affairs. No, he he knows about our affairs anyway because Allah soprano thought is Aleem a hobby. He is a Samir oversleep. And yet, Allah subhanaw taala asks his angels about what his slaves have done and what they have said. So for example, when a person is unwell, when a person is afflicted by some illness, then the angels, you know, witness what of what that person says to the
people who come to visit him. And then Allah subhanaw taala asks his angels even though he knows what his slave said, Allah subhanaw taala asks his angels that What did my slave say, when a person loses their child? Then again, Allah subhanaw taala asks his angels, what did my slave say, when a person, you know,
enters the time of us, or the time of budget, then remember, this is the time when the angels, you know, they change their shifts, and they they return to Allah and Allah subhanaw taala asks them that, that what were my slaves doing, when you came to them and when you left them, and if a person prayed for budget on time, and a person prayed also on time, then the angels say that we found them praying and we left them praying. Likewise, we learned that when people gather together, and and they remember Allah, and they recite the verses of Allah, they declare the perfection of Allah. Then again, Allah subhanaw taala knows exactly what his slaves are saying, and what they're wishing for,
and what they are afraid of. But still, Allah subhanaw taala asks his angels, that what is it that my slaves want? And the angels say that they want your paradise? Right? Allah subhanaw taala asks them that what is it that my slaves do not want, or that they want to get away from, and the angels say that that they want to, they want to be protected and safe from your punishment. So Allah subhanaw taala is fully fully aware of his slaves. He knows exactly what a person says, what a person does, what a person wishes for what a person is afraid of. Allah subhanaw taala is heavy, he is fully aware of his slaves. Then fourthly, when Allah subhanaw taala is heavy, it means that he is
very, very considerate towards his slaves, and he truly cares about them. And he and he's very kind towards them, in the sense that that he that he shows great regard for their, you know, for the for their state for their weaknesses,
and so on and so forth. And this is the reason why Allah subhanaw taala does not burden people with more than what they can bear. This is the reason why Allah subhanaw taala has has given us a religion that is a religion of usage, it religion of ease, any it is practical, it is observable, it is easy to observe, it is easy to follow. So Allah subhanaw taala cares about us, every single command that Allah has given every single, you know, decree that Allah subhanaw taala has made regarding us that is in full consideration of our strengths, our weaknesses, our circumstances, our struggles, and so on and so forth. And it is
Because of the fact that Allah subhanaw taala is, you know, considerate of his slaves and he he cares about our circumstances, it is because of this reason that he provides us what we are in need of. right he gives us what we are in need of. So for example, you know, traveling from one place to another, yes, we can do that on foot. Of course we can, but it would be extremely difficult for us. So we learn in sort of the natural Ayah number seven, the last panel data says what the hamilo Allah Camila beneden lontar, Kunal Valley, Li Illa, bishopville unforce Inaba calm number four Rahim that Allah subhanaw taala has created for us animals means of transportation, so that they can carry our
burdens our our baggage, etc, two lands, which week we would not be able to reach except with great hardship, any if we were to walk all the way there it would be extremely difficult for us. So it is because Allah subhanaw taala is kind towards us, that he has provided us these means of transportation. And then it is because of this that Allah subhanaw taala guards and protects us from dangers that sometimes we are not even aware of.
We learned that incident use of eye number 64 the father of use of RT his Salaam, when he you know when his sons were asking him that, you know, let our brother go with us, we're going to take care of him, etc. You. Their father said that a fella who hired on half the law, that Allah is the best protector. He is the one who guards and protects his slaves. And we see that it is because of this reason that Allah subhanaw taala is especially kind towards the slaves when they're in difficulty. You see, it is because of this reason that when we are unwell, we are allowed to perform our Salah while sitting or while laying down. It is because of this reason that when we're not able to find
water, we are allowed to, you know, purify ourselves using mud, right by making tambu. So, Allah subhanaw taala is especially kind towards his slaves.
Especially when they're in difficulty. And we see that it is because Allah subhanaw taala is a heavy that he makes even our thaobh immersi for his righteous leaves in is something that could be very painful, something that could be very difficult, something that could even cause death, but for a righteous slave, it would be a mercy. We learned for example, our shuttle de la Horne had asked the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam about you know a group of people who are destroyed. And she she asked that, what if there are among them, those who are righteous, and the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said that, you know, something to the effect of that people will be raised on their
intentions, any for for those righteous, believing individuals, that are there will not be a punishment, even though it is it will be something very painful, it will in fact be a mercy for them. And we see this, that the same tribulation could be experienced by multiple people. For one person, that tribulation is is is is a punishment is an expression of Allah's wrath on them. And for another person that same tribulation could be a source of mercy and a source of reward and great ranks for them. So when Allah subhanaw taala is heavy, what is it that we should do? What is our share?
First and foremost, we must believe that Allah subhanaw taala is especially kind to us. Any when we believe in Allah, when we worship Allah, when we say la ilaha illa Allah, then, you know, you should believe that Allah subhanaw taala is especially kind to you. You know, as Muslims, yes, we believe that Allah subhanaw taala is merciful, he is kind towards the slaves. But don't just think that Allah is kind to his slaves, in addition to that think that Allah is kind to me, Allah is affectionate towards me, you know, experienced that firsthand. Believe in that and recall and notice, Allah subhanaw taala has blessings on you and because of that, you will feel
airiness to him. And you will begin to find everything as a blessing as a mercy, even the most difficult and strenuous things in life, you will find them to be a mercy for you when you believe that Allah subhanaw taala is kind towards you, like Ibrahim Ali Salaam said inna, who cannot be half a year. And he considered the situation that Ibrahim Ali Salaam was in, he had been disowned by his father, threatened by his father, his father told him get away from me, leave me right, or I will kill you consider that, that loneliness that Ibrahim or listen I must have been experiencing. Right? That that isolation, that sense of that feeling of abandonment, but he said that my lord is
especially kind to me. So when you remember that Allah is kind to you, then you begin to view even the most difficult things in life as a mercy for you. And this is something that will fill the heart with contentment, and this is something that will fill the heart with the willingness to accept the decree of Allah, the decision of Allah, then you will not take it as something that was against you, but you will take it as something that was for you in your favor. So consider for example, of the life of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam right, his situation in Makkah became so difficult that it was not safe for him to live there anymore, he had to leave Mecca, right. And for any person
who is forced to leave their home, you know, who is forced to leave their their home country or their city, any This is something that is extremely difficult, but when the Prophet salallahu Urdu Sena migrated to Medina, look at all the goodness that came out of that journey. Right. And, and and everything else in his life in the Sierra we see that yes, with the difficulty there was ease but then after difficulty was also ease. So so so take this personally remind yourself and believe in the fact that Allah subhanaw taala is very kind to me, Allah is especially kind to me. Secondly, when Allah subhanaw taala is heavy, then this means that we should be aware of Allah's kindness at
all times. He, when we are experiencing difficulty, and also when we're when we are experiencing good times, right? Generally when we are in difficulty, we try to soothe and comfort ourselves by reminding ourselves that yes, Allah is very kind, right? Allah Subhana Allah gave me this allows Python it gave me that he brought me out of that difficulty, etc, etc. But we need to remember this, even when we are experiencing good times, and blessings. You know, for example, you are enjoying, you know, good food, remind yourself, be aware of the fact that this is Allah subhanaw taala has kindness towards you, that you are able to enjoy that Good evening, you know, with your family, with
your friends, you know, you're enjoying good food, good company, etc. Recall and feel the blessings of Allah be aware of them. We learned in the Hadith, that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, Keep Allah in mind in times of prosperity, and he will be mindful of you in times of adversity.
When Thirdly, when Allah subhanaw taala is a heavy, this means that we should believe that we have not been forgotten. We should believe that we have not been abandoned, we should believe that we have not been neglected that we are not alone. No matter how isolated and lonely, we may feel. Because, again, remember that the time when Ibrahim Ali Salaam said this, this was a time when he had been rejected by his entire community, by his own father. So when you feel alone, when you feel that no one even knows what you're going through, because sometimes, you know the the trials or or or the tribulations are such that you don't even have the heart to or or the strength to, to share
what you what you're feeling or you would like to talk to someone but you cannot find anyone who is willing to listen to you or you don't feel like you can trust anybody, right? That that that you want to share with them, what you are experiencing. Now, this is an you know a very, very difficult thing for a person that that on the one hand there
They're going through some difficulty. And on the other hand, they're actually alone. Right? They don't have a shoulder to lean on, they don't have a friend to talk to. And days go by, and no one even bothers to find out how they're doing. No one even bothers to, to show them love and care. Right? So people experience such loneliness and such isolation. But it is important that at this time we remind ourselves that in the hole can be heavy Yeah, that people may have forgotten me people may have abandoned me, people may have neglected me but you know what, my lord is fully aware of what I'm going through. And my lord is especially kind towards me, right in the hole cannot be
heavier. And then when Allah subhanaw taala is unhappy, this also means that we should look forward to Allah subhanaw taala this kindness because it no cannot be happy you're happy means ever kind. So, he wasn't just kind to me in the past or Presently he will also be kind to me in the future. So be hopeful, have hope and and have that expectation that Allah subhanaw taala will be kind to you. And we see this that when Ibrahim alayhis salaam mentioned this, in his ordeal, look at what followed Next, insert with medium and the following verses. Allah Pousada says follow martyrs Allah whom one ir bounnam in Dune Allah will happen Allah who is helpfully or who Allah. Ibrahim on his
son m had been rejected by his father now he was alone. But Allah subhanaw taala says we gave him his health and Dr. Koop his help and Dr. Koop, a son and a grandson. Well, colon john and obeah and each we made a profit. What will happen Allah Homura mattina. And we gave them of our merci which are anala homely Santa Slidell Pina Eliya and we made for them a reputation of high honor. So Ibrahim on his center, yes, he was rejected by his by his people by his community. And for a person who is an outcast. Yes, you would think that very soon they will be forgotten. But that's not the case with Ibrahim or the center, he has not been forgotten. No Allah subhanaw taala gave him a
reputation of high honor.
So, look forward to Allah subhanaw taala his kindness, then next one Allah subhanaw taala is a heavy This means that we should also show kindness and consideration and regard for one another, any Allah soprano, tada whatever he decides who who could dare to question him, right? Because now use a new amya for it. He is not to be questioned about what he does. And even if the whole world was upset with what Allah subhanaw taala has decreed any, what could they do? What could they do that to to, you know, to, to reverse Allah subhanaw taala has decree or to avoid it, right? We learn in a Hadees that Allah punctata says that, that if
that if all of the people and all of the jinn were to, you know, were to try to bring benefit to Allah, they would not be able to do so. And if they tried to bring harm to Allah, they would not be able to do so. Alright, so, uh, most probably, you know, when we say Subhana Allah, this means that unless panels harness above any imperfection, and this also means that no one can can reach or can manage to cause harm to Allah. So Allah subhanaw taala is completely above us. Right? He's completely beyond us. He is not in need of us. yet. He is kind towards us. Yes. Yet he is, you know, he shows regard for our needs, our weaknesses, you know, the way that our last panel data has, has
created us. So
who are we that we think that we don't need to show any regard for you know, for what the people around us are going through, you know, the the difficulties that they're experiencing, the wounds that they have the burdens that they're carrying, you know, show kindness, when Allah subhanaw taala is kind to us, then we should also show kindness to the creation of Allah. And then, when Allah soprano thought is heavy, this also means that we should know as people as as a slaves of Allah, we should inquire about one another. We
Should not enquire in the sense that we, you know, become curious about people's personal affairs, and we start, you know, interfering in their personal lives, or we start pursuing things which are of no relevance or or benefit to us. No, but that, you know, for example, if you haven't seen someone in a long time, then then find out how they're doing, find out if everything is okay. You know, especially these days when a lot of people are working from home or studying from home, not able to travel, not able to, you know, see people that they usually would see, meet people that they would usually meet. And you just because you haven't seen them for six, seven months doesn't mean
that you completely forget about them. Know, as believers, especially, we should be concerned for one another, and it doesn't take long to send a message, you know, that I'm thinking of you hope all is well praying for you, etc, etc, breaker because when Allah subhanaw taala You know, he asks his angels that What did my slave say? What that what did you find my slaves doing? This is not because Allah needs to know, he already knows. This is because Allah, Allah subhanaw taala is expressing his his love over here, his his special mercy over here to words, his slaves. And just like that, you know, we might know how certain friends, relatives co workers are doing, we know that their
existing, right, we know that they're alive because we see their emails etc. but has there been any contact, any personal contact, this is something that we need to pay attention to. Because when people you know, feel that no one is contacting them, no one is in touch with them, then this is something that makes them feel abandoned and neglected and forgotten. And this is not how how people should be feeling, especially at this time, when people are isolated when they're alone. You know, and especially with the winter coming in, this is a time when people's mental health is especially you know, declining, especially people who are prone to you know, you know, such feelings of
loneliness, depression, anxiety, etc. We should reach out and we should keep in touch.
Now, when Allah subhanaw taala is a heavy, how are we supposed to call upon Allah by this name? now there isn't a DA in the Quran or in the Sunnah that mentions this name of Allah, specifically.
However, given the meaning of the name and heavy, that especially that we should remember that Allah is kind towards us when we are in difficulty, that Allah subhanaw taala knows what we're going through, even when we have been abandoned by people. All right, this means that in difficulty, we must call upon Allah, we must have great expectation of Allah, that we should, you know, eliminate those feelings of loneliness by knowing that Allah is there, right? By remembering him by talking to him. So, there is a beautiful girl there or they could rather we learned that the Prophet sallallahu earlier said him said to us, Matt bent or mesa de la Mourinho. That Shall I not teach you words that
you can say in distress, ie when you are in distress? Do you want to know what words you can say? And of course this is, you know, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam teaching her something that would help her in her time of distress. Right? And remember, a smart vinter Nacional de la Mourinho, she experienced a lot of distress in her life. We learned, you know about a smart lady Longhorn had that she was actually first married to Java or de la Mourinho and they immigrated to Abyssinia and life in avicennia was not easy, living as an immigrant minority in a people whose culture is different from yours, whose religion is different from yours. Any This is not easy. And especially
living in that fear because remember the people of Makkah, actually, you know, they came to Abyssinia to get to take those Muslims back. Right? So the Muslims in in Abyssinia, they experienced a lot of difficulty. Right And then finally, when they migrated to Medina, they were with the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam. They lived with that constant sense of you know, we missed out on so much. And we learned that once remodel de la Mourinho, you know, he said to a smart URL de la Mourinho something that really upset her
You know, something like that, you know, we, uh, we made hedra you know with the Prophet sallallahu wasallam we're closer to him than you are. And a smart rhodiola Mourinho got very upset with that. And she complained to the Prophet sallallahu radiocentre. Then very soon after that her husband Dr. Phil de la Mourinho, he died in the Battle of Mota. Alright, so a smell of the long run, personally experienced great difficulty in her life, a lot of distress. And the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam asked her, shall I not teach you words that you can say, when you are in cuddled when you are in distress? And what are those words those words are? Allahu Allah hula be la Shri could be he
Shea, that Allah, Allah is my rub, my Lord, I do not associate anything with him. Notice what we're saying over here is, first of all, we're repeating the name of Allah. Right? Two times Allahu Allah. And then we're saying that Allah is my Arab. Allah is my rub. You see, you're making that personal connection over here, just as Ibrahim rightly said, I'm sad, no cannot be happy. Yeah, he is especially kind towards me. Yes, Allah is the Lord of everything, everyone, but he's also my Lord. Right? And when you make that personal connection, then then you feel cared for you don't feel alone anymore. You know that that there is someone who knows what you're going through? And and who has,
you know, who is kind towards you? Who who is able to remove your difficulty. And when you remind yourself that that is Allah, Allah, who has complete power, who is the most merciful, who is the most wise who is Allah cliche in kadeer then you then you don't, you know, that, that that fear that you have or the difficulty that you have is is no longer you know, very, very big for you, it kind of becomes minimized because you remind yourself of the greatness of Allah subhanaw taala So, Allahu Allahu Allah be and you said laquisha he could be he Shay, I do not associate anything with him. You mentioned though hate right, that Allah is one and and you use you you give your you state your
dissociation from shake, right from from any shake any any kind of associating partners with Allah. And remember that real relief comes from what it comes from to hate, from believing into hate and from calling upon Allah subhanaw taala alone.
So Allahu Allahu Allah be lauscha he could be he Shea, the next Name of Allah subhanaw taala that we will look at today in sha Allah is the name of Allah and Latif
a lot leaf also means the one who is very kind, the one who is fully aware and the name Allah cleave occurs seven times in the Quran Allah subhanaw taala says led to the Rico will absorb wahoo Are you recall absorb wha hoo and luckily for hobbies that vision perceives him not but he perceives all vision and he is a lovely the subtle a hobby The one who is fully acquainted. Now a lot leave like many other names of Allah ferril this is super Moshe Baha
mean and it is from the verb not over, not over or lack of.
And the verbs lots and lots of other give several connotations. The first is to be fine and discrete. okay to be fine to be discrete to be subtle.
You know, when something is there, but it is difficult to perceive. It's hardly there because it is so slender. It is so thin. It is so fine than that thing. That object is lovely. Okay. Secondly,
Latifah also gives the meaning of elegance. Okay. And gracefulness, elegance and gracefulness, beauty. And thirdly, it gives the meaning of kindness and gentleness. Okay, when someone is kind and gentle. So basically, you have a combination of gentleness, okay. And discreteness. Okay, gentleness, and discreteness and this is what makes something elegant. When someone is rough, or rude or harsh or loud then that is not
Beautiful, right? But when someone is discreet, quiet, gentle, then then this is something that makes their act their actions very graceful and elegant and beautiful. So, this is the basic meaning of of the word lovely. Now when Allah subhanaw taala is a lovely if
what does that mean? It means first of all the last personalizada is most subtle, meaning that people are not able to perceive Allah, we are not able to see him. Right? That is not possible. And this is something that Allah subhanaw taala mentioned in the Quran we we saw the eye earlier led to the Ricoh will absorb, that vision cannot perceive him that we cannot see Allah subhanaw taala but in this life, while the fact is that Allah perceives all vision, he knows exactly what our eyes are looking at what direction we are looking at what object we are looking at, well who are luckily for hobbies and he is a lovely if I the name of Allah Latif, as mentioned over here because we are not
able to see him he is hidden from our eyes. In a hadith in Sahih Muslim we learn that our level and our layer are the main camera who has the agenda, Hata Mota, that you should know that none of you is able to see his Lord in this life until he dies, any it's not possible to see Allah in worldly life. Even when the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam you know went for mere launch, right? The Night Journey the ascension is not when Mirage is some people claimed that he saw Allah and when I shall de la Mourinho was asked about that. She said no, he did not see Allah. And she was really upset by by even this question that How dare you even assume something like that? This is not
possible because Allah subhanaw taala is a lovely.
Secondly, when Allah subhanaw taala is a lovely if this means that he is the one who encompasses all subtleties. And no matter how fine, how discreet, something is how hidden it is. Allah subhanaw taala you know, is fully aware of it. He encompasses all subtleties. So, he is acutely aware of even the most minute and hidden things. This means that Allah soprano thought is aware of even the most hidden things, you know, there are things that we try to hide, we go and hide ourselves, you know, from people, but Allah subhanaw taala knows the most discreet and hidden things. So nothing at all escapes the knowledge of Allah, no matter how insignificant it may seem, and no matter how fleeting
it may seem, like for example, you know, dust that is floating in the air, we don't pay much attention to it. We don't care about where it came from, what that particle is, right and where it's going to land. But Allah subhanaw taala knows exactly what it is where it came from, where it's going to land, right when it comes to bacteria, viruses, right tiny, we're not able to see that see it with our eyes, but a lovely if he is the one who perceives all subtleties any even the most minute hidden discrete things. Allah subhanaw taala knows exactly what they are and where they are.
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something the weight of a mustard seed is something as tiny as a mustard seed. And that tiny object is further confy Salatin is somewhere buried within a rock, any within Iraq, it is buried over some outlet or it is floating somewhere in the sky. Oh fill out or it is somewhere in the land in the earth. Yet TB Allah, Allah will bring it forth. Allah subhanaw taala has complete power over it. He knows exactly what it is where it is.
And Allah subhanaw taala is able to bring it forth. And he said in Allah lovely from Kabir, Indeed Allah is Latif Hamid, he is locally meaning he encompasses all subtleties, and he is Kabir. He is fully aware and acquaint
Did and this means that he he knows the subtleties, any sometimes something appears to be very evil, right or or neutral, right? But in a very subtle way it could actually be good, right? You know something may appear to be useless, but in a very subtle way it might bring some kind of benefit, right? Like for example, you might be struggling with a certain, you know matter in your life. Okay. And you're wondering, you know, you think that there is no good in it, right? You want to get rid of it, you you want that situation to go away quickly, but it doesn't go away. Allah subhanaw taala decrees that it should be a part of your life. But you see how that difficult situation is teaching
you lessons that you would not otherwise learn? Right? It is bringing in you changes that you would not otherwise bring. So Allah subhanaw taala is Allah cleave and he knows what is best he knows what will bring benefit, right?
We learn in sort of milk I have 14 Allah, Allah, Allah says Allah yarraman hallak. Well, luckily, from hobby that does he who created not? No, of course he knows, especially because of the fact that he is unloved evil hobbies, right? Then it means that he knows what we hide in the chest. Also, the secrets that we keep the words that we keep the feelings, the emotions that we hide, right, almost panatela is fully aware of that. And then he accomplishes his will, in the most discreet manner. Right in Nairobi, luckily for Lima Yasha, because he knows all subtleties. He knows how to accomplish His will, in the most subtle and discreet way, that people don't even feel those changes
happening and those changes happen. Right? Allah subhanaw taala causes them to come about in the most discreet way.
And this means that he he examines the deeds of his slaves very carefully as well. Right. For example, when a person is performing a certain act of worship, and a person experiences difficulty in performing that act of worship, almost panel, Tara knows the struggles that the slave is going through. In a hadith and Muslim Dharma, we learn about a person who gets up in the night. And the Prophet sallallahu earlier said, I'm set for you early June of Soho in the hood, that he disciplines himself in, in in obtaining purity, meaning in making wudu the person experiences difficulty, right? But but he doesn't give up. And sometimes that difficulty isn't merely touching the water right or
in bearing the the cold temperature of the water. Right or in some places it is about going to find that water. Right. But you know, a person is going through that difficulty, and he makes will do in the Prophet sallallahu where it is and I'm described, you know, the way that this person makes will do. And he says that he said that Allah subhanaw taala says to His angels on little Isla de Harada that look at the slave of mine. You are early June of Soho, but he is, you know, disciplining himself, that he is really striving with himself. So he will get whatever that he asks for. So Allah is a lovely if he encompasses all subtleties. This includes the be unnoticed,
you know, difficulties that you endure things that people don't notice, but Allah subhanaw taala notices, he knows what you have done, right? Sometimes, you really have to fight against yourself, right? You have to you know, fight against your negative thoughts. You have to make yourself you know, do what is right. And it is difficult, but Allah subhanaw taala is unluckily if he knows exactly the internal battle that you had, right? We learned in sudo Zeb i a 34. Last Python says with Cortana my utility booty couldn't I mean I Atilla he will hikmah to the wives of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam that you should mention the verses of Allah which are recited in your
homes, and also the wisdom meaning the teachings of the Prophet sallallahu earlier he was sending him any yes the Prophet sallallahu earlier said um, teaches that he recites the Quran but you should also do that in the law, canon believe and hubiera Indeed Allah is lovely ever saw
And acquainted. So sometimes, you know the work that you're doing is literally behind the scenes, okay? It is in your home and nobody knows about it. But Allah subhanaw taala knows about it, the Quran that you recited the Quran that you, you know, memorized, that the help that you're offering, you know, the the volunteer work that you're doing, people, people may never find out because your name is not even written anywhere. Your Your name is not even mentioned anywhere. But Allah subhanaw taala knows what you're doing behind the scenes, right? In the law, canon lovely, even hubiera. Then thirdly, the name of Allah lovely also means the one who is kind. How is Allah subhanaw taala the
kind, he is, first of all, kind towards his slaves, right? We learn in sort of the shoulder iron 19 Allah who luckily from everybody, that Allah is kind towards his slaves. But remember I mentioned earlier that the word gives the gig you know that there's a combination of kindness and also gentleness, right, kindness and gentleness and that is what makes the action graceful and elegant and beautiful. So Allah subhanaw taala is kind to his slaves.
But he he is kind of in the sense that his kindness and mercy reaches you in a very gentle way. Okay, how let's look at example, in Surah Al Hajj is 63 Allah, Allah says Allah, Allah and Allah Enza, lemina sama eema and
photos behold, Agha Mahara in the LA Latif and hobby, do you not see that Allah sent down rain from the sky? And the earth becomes green? Indeed, Allah is subtle and acquainted. So, yes, there are those times when there is a storm. And yes, those storms are, you know, a warning for us, especially when they cause destruction. But storms are not the norm. Right? Generally, what comes down from the sky, you need the water that comes down from the sky as rain, right and rain, rain drops, even if they're really big, and, and you know, that they're falling very quickly, the impact is not harsh, right, it is not destructive, the way that rainfall is so gentle, you can walk in the rain, you can
sit in the rain, you can drive in the rain, any and and look at the the impact of that water that falls from the sky that the earth becomes green, alright, so gently ended this water comes from the sky, the earth becomes green, and all of a sudden, you know, you have food, you have beautiful things to look at beautiful colors around you, right? So many different varieties of vegetables and fruits and Herbes, etc, that bring not just flavor but fragrance and a nutrition. So look at how gently at his mercy, his blessings reach us. Right. This is the look of a Latif This is his kindness, and look at the beauty also with which he with which he gives us blessings. Right? That if
you if you think about it, it's not just one kind of food that Allah subhanaw taala gives us and he imagined the the variations. Just think about, you know, mint. Mint even has so many different variations. Allahu Akbar, ne and and each, you know, kind has its own distinct flavor, its own distinct, you know, fragrance, any look at how kind Allah subhanaw taala is, and and how gentle and elegant that his kindness is. And his kindness also reaches the slaves in ways that they don't even know and in ways that they don't even expect, right? So we see, for example, in Silikal, cafe number 82, about the wall that Heather restored, and he explained that that under that wall was a buried
treasure that belonged to two orphans. And the father of those two orphans was a righteous man. So Allah subhanaw taala wanted that that treasure should be preserved until the boys are old enough to you know, to retrieve it and utilize it because if it was, you know if the wall collapsed and the treasure was exposed and the people of that town would if they were so greedy, so selfish that they will take it all and and and they
orphans would be deprived up there right? So look at how Allah subhanaw taala was kind to this righteous slave that even after that's that righteous slave died, Allah subhanaw taala protected the children of that righteously. Right. Then in Surah, two tala, IR two and three we learn when we get the pillar Hydra Allahu Maharajah, we'll resume in Hato later said that whoever fears Allah that Allah provides him from where he does not even expect, right sorry, then Allah subhanaw taala makes for him a way out. And Allah subhanaw taala provides him from where that slave does not even expect.
He does not even imagine. Then sort of earlier Milan is 37 we learn about how every time the creality salaam came to see Miriam he would find with her food. And he asked her where did you get this from? And she said that this is from Allah. So Allah subhanaw taala is especially kind to words His righteous slaves. Sometimes they're aware of the blessings of the mercy and sometimes they're not aware. But Allah soprano tada You know, he creates ease for them. But we don't in SoCal Baccarat are 216, where a Santa crochet and wahoo highroller come, it is quite possible that you dislike something, but it is actually good for you. And it is quite possible that you love something, but in
reality it is. It is evil for you, Allah knows and you do not know.
We learn about Yusuf Ali his Salah, right his life, that how he was, you know, taken away from his father, his brothers, you know, threw him in the well. And then he was sold into slavery, he ended up in Egypt. And then he was, you know, he learned many things. And then he was put in prison for a crime that he never committed. And then the king had a dream. And if the king insisted that he wanted an interpretation, and the servant of the king remembered in the use of artists and because he had been in the prison with use of RT his center, and then that person called use of it Salaam Yusuf Ali Salim gave the interpretation, the king insisted that he wanted this man and use of his
Salaam, you know, he made sure that his record was cleared his his innocence was known before he came out of prison. And then the king is so happy with him the king says, You know, I want to appoint you exclusively for myself that I want you to work with me I want you to be my personal advisor but you suffer this and I've said no, it rather appoint me over the store houses I want to manage the food right because of the famine that was going to come until use of our listener was given that position, and then look at how his brothers came because of the famine. Hello, this and you see the use of artists and I mentioned in not be lovely for Lima Yasha indeed my lord is subtle
in what He wills any whatever Allah subhanaw taala wanted happened but but in a very subtle way. Right. The brothers were trying to harm use of rd center, but Allah subhanaw taala brought good to use of Ra center right in the women. The wife of Aziz wanted to harm use of honey center, but look at how Allah subhanaw taala protected him and Brighton put to him. So
this is the look of the kindness of olive leaf towards his Olia towards his his slaves, that he creates ease for them. He brings them goodness from where they cannot even imagine.
And then we see that this name a lovely is paired with a Habib and he several times in the Quran the name and luckily if comes with the name and hobby, hobby is also a you know it also means the one who is aware. So Allah is a lovely a hobby and he is aware of, of the most subtle and the most obvious, right matters, that he is aware of the of the external and be internal. He knows what you're feeling and he knows your circumstances. Right? He knows your inner battles and your your external battles. So Allah is a lovely and hubby. When Allah is a lovely What are we supposed to do? First of all, we should believe
in Allah subhanaw taala and fear him even though we cannot see him because Allah subhanaw taala has an
Latif Yes, we cannot see him with our eyes in this life, right, but we still believe in him. And then we still fear Him. And this is something mentioned in the Quran, that in the Medina shown above and below that, indeed those people who fear their Lord in the unseen, and one of the interpretations of this is that they fear their Lord, even though they do not see him. They live, they act, they engage with people, they worship Allah, as though they can see him even though the fact is that they cannot see him, they have not seen him, but there he man, their awareness is so high. So such people lahoma forgotten what I did on Kirby for them is forgiveness and a great
reward. And so in salt milk. Secondly, when our last panel thought is a lovely if it means that we should remember him and fear him in regard to the most hidden and private matters even and even when we're alone. And even when we managed to hide certain things, you know, behind pass codes, etc. We should still remember that Allah subhanaw taala knows what I'm hiding here. Allah subhanaw taala is fully aware of what I'm keeping private over here, you see, there are certain apps in which you can save things just for your eyes, right from my eyes only any nobody can see it. It you know, nobody can nobody else can access it. This is information or images etc, that are only for you to see. So
Allah subhanaw taala sees that. So there is no hiding anything from Allah. So we should be careful that whatever it is that we are trying to conceal from people, is this something that Allah subhanaw taala would approve of. Then thirdly, when Allah subhanaw taala is a lovely if this means that we should accept his decree, we should accept his legislation, because he is ever aware and ever kind. Alright, Allah subhanaw taala does not overburden the slaves with more than what they can handle. And likewise, he knows what is best for us because he knows the subtleties. We don't know those subtleties, right? Allah subhanaw taala knows, and this is why we should we should trust him. And
then finally, when Allah subhanaw taala is a lovely if it means that we should also show kindness towards one another. Any if Allah is so kind, then then why why can we not be kind? Any? Why do we assume that we are so great and so good and so powerful and so pure and so excellent, and so better than others that, that we don't need to show kindness and compassion towards others? And what foolishness is this? What what kind of arrogance is this? Allah subhanaw taala is kind This means that we should also be kind, you know, towards strangers and towards relatives, and towards those who are weak. You know, a Buddha or Dylan Warren who said that oh Sani higby that my my beloved
meaning the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam instructed me to do five things. And one of those things is that our Hamel, masa kena, we're all jealous, what will rarely so home, that I should be merciful to words, those in need, and I should sit with them, that I should I should sit with them meaning I should not think that I am, you know, to above them, that I should not sit with them and I should not show compassion to them. No, I should show mercy to those who are weak and I should sit with them. The Prophet sallallahu recently advised a Buddha Radovan Mourinho to do that. So how should we call upon Allah subhanaw taala by these names. Again, there isn't a name. Sorry, there
isn't a drop in the Quran that mentions this name specifically. However, when we look at the meaning of this name, first of all, the fact that Allah subhanaw taala is a lovely if we are not able to see him in this life, we should call upon Allah to give us the privilege and the pleasure of seeing him on the day of judgment when we meet him. We should make garowe This is a long Dora it is in in Sudan and necessity and part of this is what alucabond the lie she borrowed the load was Luca leather to nobody ILA what Jake was show called ileocolic. That Oh Allah, I asked you for the for, for, for good life, a comfortable life after death. And I ask you for the pleasure of looking at your face,
any grant me the pleasure, the privilege the joy of looking at you, of seeing you. Secondly, another way that we can call upon Allah subhanaw taala by this name or at
least the meaning of this name is that remember Allah subhanaw taala a lovely view is fully aware of what we conceal, of even the most subtle things. So when we commit sins which may be hidden from people, or which may be very subtle, right? Because remember a person can say, a statement, which, you know, a person doesn't pay much regard to, he doesn't realize how, how serious it is, but he says it, but because of that statement, he will fall in hell. Right? Because, because that statement is so disliked by Allah subhanaw taala. So, sometimes we, you know, we say things we do things without even realizing, and they could be so destructive for us. So we should ask a lot leave to
forgive us for sins that were done in secret, but are known to him, or that were done without paying attention, and they are known to him. Again, this is a long Dora which the Prophet sallallahu Sallam would make in the night in the hedge of prayer. And part of this era is a lahoma like a slum to be common to our Laker to our culto Laker and up to obika wholesome to what illega How come to fulfill Lima are done to women 102 that he or Allah forgive me for what I have done already and what I will do later, will not a Serato two women are allowed to what I did in secret and what I did in public, yeah Allah forgive me all of my sins, those which I have done in secret and also those which I've
done in public.
And then finally, we should also ask Allah subhanaw taala a lovely for ease, because he is ever kind, he is very gentle towards his slaves, so he can create ease in our affairs. So when we experience difficulty, whether it is difficulty in learning something, difficulty in dealing with sometimes our own children, right, then ask Allah subhanaw taala for ease Aloma Salah, Elana jalta, who Salah that Allah there is no ease except that in what you make easy what undeterred you're a little hesitant either ship the seller, and you can make difficulty into ease whenever that you want. So, Allah subhanaw taala is kind ask Him for His kindness for the ease that he can give in in
our difficult matters. inshallah, we will conclude over here, and we'll continue next week with the following names. So panicle lahoma, will be handed a shadow Allah ilaha illa Anta a stone Furukawa Tobu la wa Salaam Alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh barakato