Channel: Tawfique Chowdhury
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wash Mohammed Abu Rasul Allah He after the Salatu automatise name, welcome, dear viewers to this series of talks on the journey to the hereafter insha Allah by the will of Allah. In these series of talks, I'll be tackling the most important question that every single one of us, the male amongst is the female amongst us, the elder amongst us and the young one amongst us, the Muslim amongst us, and the non Muslim amongst us must ask himself at least once in his life, and that question is Where are we headed? What will our end be? Will Allah subhanho wa Taala give us a beautiful end will Allah subhanho wa Taala give us a terrible end? And this is the most important question that a person must
seek to answer with this life in this world. inshallah, in this series of talks, I will tackle the issue of death, I will, I will tackle the issue of our life in the grave about all the destruction that will happen to this earth. Once we are still unaware in the grave. I will also inshallah be talking about our resurrection when we rise up to meet our Lord Allah subhanho wa Taala of the Day of Judgment, I'll be talking about our intercession with Rasulullah Setsuna, where he will intercede for mankind on the Day of Judgment. I will also be talking about our headset and our reckoning with Allah subhanho wa Taala and our scale of deeds. I will also be talking about the pond of Rasulullah
the house, which is his pond and the Day of Judgment, where we will meet him for the first time, inshallah, I'll also be talking to you about the bridge upon which we will all have to walk towards either gender or to jahannam. And inshallah, we'll also talk about a detailed description of gender, about our first day in gender and also the greatest pleasures of gender. And I will be the last talking talk about jahannam and the disgrace and the torment and the trials and the agony and punishment I've had and I hope that you will accept this series with an open heart You will pay attention to what is being said you will benefit inshallah, with with attentive ear to everything
that is said in Sharla. And I hope that you will excuse me, if I if I make any mistakes, I asked Allah subhanho wa Taala to make this series beneficial to increase our Eman through it inshallah. And with that, I hope that inshallah we can get up get along with the first part in our series, value of this world in the scale of the hero.
My beloved friends, there is an important question that we always need to ponder about that question is, How valuable is this earth, and this life truly to us? Without doubt, there are many things in this life that are extremely valuable, well, hamdulillah How beautiful is the creation of Allah, the plants, the trees, the surrounding the sun's, the heavens and the earth and spatola how beautiful they are, surely, and also parallel, look at the mosques of Allah, and places where good is done such as, for example, orphanages, such as places where people are fed, How beautiful are these places? Because there's they are truly places where people show their mercy and the humanity to
others. And yet how miserable and how evil are the places where Allah subhanho wa Taala is disobeyed, places where where Allah subhanho wa Taala is not remembered, places where people create oppression again, amongst them against themselves and against humanity. When we talk about the value of this world, in the scale of the Hereafter, we are referring to this all important question of this value, this life in general, in the scale of the Hereafter, and truly, to illustrate this, this question and this this point, Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam gave us a very beautiful example, in an authentic hadith in Bukhari, once Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was passing through the
markets of bidding at that point. In front of him was a dead carcass of a donkey that had passed away. A few days ago. It was rotting. It had a pungent smell was coming out of the out of that dead caucus. There were flies buzzing around it. The donkey itself was not a not a pleasant sight. It was it was dictated
Obviously, and it had very long ears as the, as the Hadith mentioned. And so in general, it was a very unpleasant sight at that point. rasulillah sort of stopped and looked at the donkey. And then he looked at his companions, and he said, all people, oh, my companions, who amongst you will buy this donkey for one day, and I did have his one silver piece of coin. And the companions looked at the donkey and said, jasola would not buy this donkey for four. And then he said, Well, who amongst you will actually buy this donkey? For half of them which is half of a piece of piece of silver. And the companions looked at the donkey and said, You are so loved we wouldn't buy the donkey, even if
it was for free. At that point, Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam said by Allah, in in whose hands is my soul, truly, this world is more worthless. Truly, this world is more worthless in the sight of Allah subhanho wa Taala that this donkey in your eyes Subhanallah This world is more worthless in the sight of Allah than this donkey, this dead decaying donkey and that is decomposing and an pungent smell coming from it? Is this the true value of this world? In the eyes of Allah subhanho wa Taala how valuable my brother's students learn how valuable is this world in your eyes? How much time do you spend for this world? How much effort and and and and time do you spend of your life in trying
to secure happiness, secure wealth, you know, large houses, more women, more more children, more provisions, more cars, more enjoyment? How much time do you actually spend for these fleeting pleasures? When you can inshallah answer this question satisfactorily. That is the time when you can truly answer how much you love Allah. That is the time when you will be truly happy with your worship. That is the time when you will truly be able to answer how much you actually struggled for this Deen. That is the time when you will be actually content with the level of your sins. That is the time in which you'll actually be happy with the way that you are and where you are actually
headed for Allah subhanho wa Taala reminds us again and again in the Quran numerous times about the value of this world, in the sight of the hereafter in the scale of the Hereafter, and he tells us a lot more. He says what a llama know all mankind, unnatural hyah to dunya verily the life of this world is law is what life is actually playing. Allah Allah is saying this life that we actually lead is actually a game, a play an animal hired to do near life. While low and a fleeting past time was Xena, and attractions and beauty and this and distractions and playful pastimes. Walla Walla who was Xena to what for whom and bragging between yourselves bragging about what bragging about how much
wealth you have, how much women you have, how great your your nationality is, how great your country is bragging amongst yourselves amongst each other, the farhaan bainer come with a costume and competing, the costume bainer config, and while he was alive, and competing amongst yourselves, in having more and more wealth more and having more and more children, the Castroville awali will outlet comesa devices and then Allah, Allah gives the example of a rain that falls and that it actually pleases the disbelievers. Allah says can method boys in our jabaal Kufa nabba took an example of a rain that falls from the sky, and that rain causes the crops to actually grow out of
the ground and the end and that property grows out of the ground. People are actually pleased with that crop. However, of a surety of a surety that crop one day dies away, commercially, hoists pageable koufonisia. Back to sumaiya Haeju. Fatah was followed by a comma at that point, when that crop grows out of the ground, people are pleased and amazed with it. But Subhanallah very soon the crop dies away, until it becomes nothing until it becomes destroyed and becomes nothing dried out, shriveled piece of land. And this is the example of this earth that Subhanallah we are amazed with the fleeting pleasures of this earth, only to see it in a in a in a short while for it to go away
and to be destroyed into nothing. SubhanAllah and this is the example that's what Allah says in the end of this earth.
My beloved brothers and sisters in Islam also Allah subhanho wa Taala tells us in the Quran, Xena leanness hobo chahatein mean and Nisa you will Benny in our corner you will mukaan 30 minute 30 while while musawah Matthew will an army will have the the Kamata will hayati dunia will love her and the hostile map. What a beautiful verse. Allah subhanho wa Taala tells him this beautiful
Verse, He says, verily the fleeting pleasures of this life have been made attractive to mankind and what are the fleeting pleasures are less talking about a lesser kind of talks about men and the sap from women, while while burning and from children work on aterial mukaan 30 minutes, and heaps and mounds of gold and silver, then unless what the law says we'll hide him as a woman, and beautiful horses with heavy brocade, and decorations, of course, that's horses in that time, but in our time, it's cars and and beautiful modes of, of travel, and will an army will have an cattle and livestock and, and farming. So Allah subhanho wa Taala and this verse is telling us how all of the pleasures
and the provisions of this life have been made attractive to us. And then Allah says, will love who in the who who's known as for less than, indeed, with him as a hereafter and the Hereafter is the best of the homecoming. Also Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam reminds in this amazing Hadith, which is in sunon, autonomy, the Rasulullah sallallahu wasallam said, verily, if this world were to be at least even worth the wing of a flight, and how,
how, you know, worthless, how insignificant is a fly. And yet how insignificant insignificant is the wing of a fly. Yet our solar system said, where this world to be even worth in the sight of Allah, like the wing of a fly that Allah subhanho wa Taala would not have given a disbeliever a drink of water. What an amazing Hadith, Allah subhanho wa Taala would not have given even a drink of water to a disbeliever who does not believe in Allah, despite all of the provisions Allah subhanho wa Taala have has given him despite all of the signs of Allah Subhana Allah that Allah has given them. Despite all of this if they don't believe in Allah unless patella says that indeed, if this world
was of was worth anything at all, he would not have given them even a drink of water. Compare this to the Hereafter, which is so valuable in the sight of Allah that Allah subhanho wa Taala would not even give them even a single drop of water. Allah says and sort of out of that on the Day of Judgment, when others habaneros hydrogen very the people of the fire will call out to the people of Jenna of Paradise and say, and a phaedo Elena, Amina ami, Morocco Allah, please are people of gender Please give us at least a drink or a sip of the water that Allah has given you, or something of the provisions that Allah subhanho wa Taala has provided for you. And what are the people agenda going
to reply? Allah says in the Quran, and the people agenda will say kalu they will say in Allah who had Rama whom Allah caffeine, Verily Allah has prohibited these two things meaning water and any provisions for the disbelievers. Allah Vina hora como hyah, to dunya those people who this world has deceived them, and they've taken this, this life as a as a playful, playful pastime. suparna holiday My beloved brothers and sisters Islam, is this not enough of a reminder, to show us how insignificant this life truly is? in the sight of Allah? Then where are we? How do we value this life? How far are we truly away from the true value that this life should have in the scale of our
of our true life of the hereafter?
The viewers now that we understand the value of this world in the scale of the hereafter. The next most important question that must be asked is, where are we headed? Do we think that we actually headed for the agenda of pleasures Allah subhanho wa Taala has created for his special guests? Or is it that we're headed for a terrible torment, an eternity of difficulty and agony? Well, in a amazing Hadith, again in the Sahaba Buhari Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam once he got up on the member, and he started to give a very
emotional hook back. And he was giving such an emotional hook, but that the companion said, Yasser Allah, that that highlights It is almost like a hook. That is towards the end of your life. And it's such an amazing quarterback. And in that hotel room system became so emotional that towards the end of the hotbed, he said, will lie to the companions, he said, will lie today you will not ask me about anything except that I will tell you. Well, lucky you will not ask me about anything today about any single thing that you asked me, except that I'll give you the answer for it. And so a companion, a companion from the companions or a solar system got up and he said, Yeah, rasulillah
Jamila, where is my position in the hereafter? He said, Where will I be in the hereafter? At that point Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, the fire. He said the fire?
What a shock, a companion or solar system. He's asking us also where will I be? And he said, this is in the fire. This is an authentic hadith, where the Prophet is telling one of his companions, that he will be in the fire. My beloved friends, do you think that your place in general is guaranteed? Do you think just that just by merely being Muslim, the fact that you have been born into a Muslim family, the fact that you hope that you will c'est la ilaha illAllah towards the end of your life, that perhaps, that you're happy that you're just saying La Ilaha Illa lies before Rahim, Allah will forgive all your sins, do you think that you have guaranteed for yourself a place in general, look
at this companion, and how mighty and heavy and how lofty, and how honorable is the position of a companion compared to us, and yet this companion was told by Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam that indeed you are in the file. It's a tremendous statement. Every one of us should be worried about where we are headed. A tremendously important point. Allah says in the Quran, and he warns us and he tells us again and again the Quran, he says, Why in min Kuma Illa, worry dua
Organa Delica, hotman Mk de and this is something upon your Lord hatband Mk the meaning this is something which Allah has obligated, verily some of you are heading for it. We're in minko. And verily amongst you are those who are heading for the fire to walk over it while he was talking about about, let's talk about groups amongst us, who Allah already knows that we are going to die in a bad way about groups amongst us people amongst us, who will die upon this belief groups amongst us and people amongst us who will be upon disobedience at the time of his death. And so my brother and sister in Islam, are you not worried that you might be of those people? This is why Sophia authorea
Rahim Allah, one of the Imams the past used to ask this very amazing question. He's to ask his students and say, oh, people have kirker elmaleh fique has ever the knowledge of Allah subhanho wa Taala about you the knowledge of Allah that He knows whether you will die upon Islam or die upon disbelief, the knowledge of Allah subhanho wa Taala that he knows whether you will go to gender or Johanna has this knowledge ever made you cry?
has the knowledge of Allah Subhana Allah about you ever made you cry? Subhanallah and here's another example of another Imam from the past. His name was Mulligan dinner. He used to get up in the middle of the night. And he used to hold his beard in this manner. He used to pray to Allah tahajud at night and he used to hold his beard in his in his head. And he used to say yeah, Allah, verily, you know, who will go to Jenna and who will go to Jana? Verily Allah you know, the people that you that you've created for paradise, and the people that you have created for hell, or Allah, I beseech you tell me or Allah, which group am I from? Who's to say Oh Allah, tell me which group am I from? My
beloved friends will Allah He, we don't know whether we are from the group of the people paradise, or for the group of the people of of Johanna and will lie just by being Muslim, then that is not a guarantee. Just this does not make you think about the hereafter. Think about Allah subhanho wa Taala think about where we are going. Truly if you did that inshallah, this will be a point for you, and a phase for you to move on inshallah, and be and be a better believer.
So my beloved friends, this knowledge that Allah subhanho wa Taala knows about where we are headed, whether we are headed for gender or we are headed for jakeem. So Pamela should make us truly afraid of Allah subhanho wa Taala should truly make us ponder about whether we are actually doing that which is correct what we should be doing. Now. Is that really where we're headed, or should we really be doing something else? Truly a believer leads his life between fear and hope. And that which propels him forward. Is love. And this is exactly what Rahim Allah mentioned that a believer leads his life like a bird. And if you remember a bird, a bird has a body it has two wings. So so
that which propels the believer forward is a love of Allah. And each wing, one of the wings of the bird is fear and the other wing is hope. So every time you beat your wing in order to fly, the bird beats its wings. One of the wings is fear and the other one is hope.
Every time you have fear, you also have hope from Allah subhanho wa Taala and that which propels you forward is the love of Allah subhanho wa Taala love this religion love of Rasulullah sallallahu sallam, what a beautiful description of how a believer should lead his life. A beloved friend, sometimes it may be that you feel and perhaps some of you, and all of us really go through this sometimes we feel that our life is detached from Allah. Sometimes we feel this perilous, forgotten us, that lead doesn't care about us. Sometimes we look at all the difficulties or problems happening in our life, we become depressed and in the state of spiritual depression. We feel that Allah
subhanho wa Taala does not care. But Subhana Allah gladding Is that really the case? Don't we believe in a God that is waiting for us to come back to him. And when we come back to Him, He will come to us faster than we can come to him. Well, light also happened with rasulillah salam once, as we know from the seat of Rasulullah, once for about six months. The revelation did not come down to Rasulullah salah and so at that point your solar system became very restless, has is not forgotten him. Has Allah subhanaw taala overlooked him as Allah subhanaw taala started to dislike him. does Allah now hate him? So the school system became anxious at that point, after six months of no
revelation, suddenly, suddenly, a verse came down to the solar system a surah a beautiful sutra, which many of you recite in the Quran came down. What's that sutra, that surah is what to her by the morning daylight. What? Allah subhanaw taala swears by the morning daylight one lelee either such a and by the night as it involved envelops. And then Allah says what? Ma what the akoto bucola Allah, Allah subhanho wa Taala Mohammed and oh people sort of sell them and oh people, Allah has not forgotten you, nor does he hate you. Ma What? dakara bukoba makala My friends, Allah has not forgotten you. Allah has not forgotten you. He knows you. He remembers you. And he does not hate
you. He is waiting for you to turn back to him. Allah subhanho wa Taala is waiting patiently for you to come back to him. Allah is hoping and waiting that perhaps his slave will will realize the reality of the affairs and come back to his creator. And it is for this reason why Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam had said that beautiful Hadith in Bukhari, he said, Man, I have balika Allah, I have Bella Holika woman curry Holika Allah, Karim Allah Holika he who loves to meet Allah, Allah loves to meet him and he who dislikes meeting Allah, Allah dislikes meeting him. I you have those people who are anxiously waiting to meet Allah because you love Allah. You are waiting to see
him waiting to be with Allah Subhana Allah to Allah, Allah He of course we are because Allah subhanho wa Taala is more merciful to us and more loving and more kind to us than our own parents. It is for this reason why Safina 30 Rahim Allah, He sent him the beautiful narration What an amazing ratio. It's it gives me a chill in my soul when I when I when I think about this narration, he said in that beautiful narration well law he, he told his students will lie, I do not wish I do not wish that on the Day of Judgment. My parents judge over me rather I wish the law judges over me. I would not replace a love for my parents on the Day of Judgment. Why? Because I know Allah loves me more
and is more merciful to me than my own parents. Allahu Akbar. This is the realization in the heart that we must have that truly Allah subhanho wa Taala loves us. He is merciful to us. He wants us to come back. Then what is stopping you? Come back to the deen come back to practicing Islam. Come back to worshiping Allah through your heart, through your tongue and on your limbs.
Summer beloved friends, now is the time to act. Now is the time to come back to Allah subhanho wa Taala Now is the time to start praying Now is the time to start fasting. Now is the time to come back to Allah subhanho wa Taala Allah subhanho wa Taala telson the Quran fulfilled rule Illa fulfill rule run away from Allah to Allah run away from less punishment from His justice to His mercy and His forgiveness. My beloved friends do not be like the people who say, inshallah, you know what, towards the end of my life, I'll start practicing towards the end of my life, I will start putting on the hijab. This is ignorance This is false. This is the deception of the shaytan Allah subhanho
wa Taala wants you to practice now and this is the right time there is never a right time now is the time because what is certain is that you will die. What is uncertain is whether you will live, my beloved friends inshallah, join me as we take this series of steps and these episodes in Sharla as we take the journey
To the hereafter. In the next episode inshallah we'll be talking about the spectacle of death and the last moments of our life inshallah, I hope that you've enjoyed this, this this episode, and until then Assalamu alaykum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh