The Importance of Knowledge
Channel: Tawfique Chowdhury
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once you realize salami came to Rasulullah sallallahu sallam, and he said what do you think about the people of butter amongst you? And Rasulullah sallallahu wasallam said the best of us the best of us. And jabril Elisa Lam said yes, even the angels from amongst us who attended bother at the best of us as well. So we know therefore the people are bothered those who attend the bother 330 or 340 or 350 or 316 as there are differences amongst these people were the best of the companies or the suit of the Law Center. So indeed, why did Rasulullah sallallahu Omer Why did Omer mela mercy provided Omar call in a bus to their gathering? And even a bass was a young man like in the in the
early 20s. Just like just like any one of us here, just like any one of us and young man with the machete fooled by the with the old people of other, why? To prove a point to prove a point. And that point was made when Omar said what do you say about the saying of Allah subhana wa Tada, Elijah, Allah He will fit the NASA Hulu and
he said what do you say about this verse? What do you say about the surah? surah? What do you say about it? And so some of the companions, they said, well here Allah subhanaw taala here Allah subhanaw taala is telling us that whenever the people enter into the religion and when the muscle of Allah with the help of Allah comes, then praise Allah and thank Him, then praise the land, thank him. Whereas some of the other companions also last restaurant, they kept quiet, they didn't say anything. And then our turn towards the bus. She said, oh, I've been a bus. Is this what you say? Do you say this? And he said no. I said no, I don't say this. So Omar asked him, What do you say the
best What do you say? He said in the in these verses Allah subhana wa Taala is in full
Joining us is informed Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam that his death is near. Now that his death is near, this is what the verse is really telling us about.
And Subhanallah no one would have known this except someone who knew that the fear of the verse, someone who had known what, what, what it really meant. This is the knowledge that a cannabis had, which the other components didn't have. And almost said, Well, I did not know except this, I don't know of the Tafseer of this verse except as you have said it, except as you have said it. So this is the this is the reason why Ahmad used to bring a cannabis was a young man into the gathering of the Messiah of Baba. Why? Because he excelled in knowledge. And because of this, because of someone who has knowledge because of knowledge, your level increases, your status increases, your agile
increases your value, your value in the community increases. And so your value in Islam, your status in Islam, you position amongst in the sight of Allah subhanaw taala increases, do you not see that
knowledge is more important. Knowledge is more valuable than money. Don't you see how knowledge is so so valuable? It is more valuable in the sight of Allah subhanaw taala in the sight of Islam, in the Misano Sheree, in the scale of Islam, it is more valuable than money. How is that you asked me? How is that? Well, let me give you a couple of reasons why, when you see for example, the king, so the king, the king, king and the queen, they have no need for money, correct or not, they have a lot of money, right? So they have no need for money, whereas the bigger the better he needs money in order to live. Whereas knowledge is something that the king and the queen needs as well as the
beggar needs. Now,
knowledge is something that the king and the queen needs, whereas the beggar also needs it. However, money on the other hand is something the king does not need. Whereas the bigger needs and knowledge, when you have more of it increases when you give more of it increases. When I give you knowledge when I spread the knowledge, it increases in your why. Because when you pass the knowledge on and you give the give the knowledge, it actually causes your heart to be more more established upon that knowledge, your brain and your knowledge and your memory becomes stronger, because you've just given that knowledge. Whereas money when you give it it decreases. This is not so so what is when you give
it increases, but money when you give it it decreases and money when you have more of it and more of it, you want more of it and you become worried and unease and you don't have satisfaction in your heart. For example, you're worried you go to bed and you're worried about whatever the stock prices tomorrow, what about the bank? The bank is asking me for money, I have to give the bank the money. I have to I have to settle these debts and etc that debts and I have to do this with my money or do that with my money? Or is my money going to going to be alright tomorrow? Or what about my new Porsche car is someone going to come and scratch it tomorrow or not? You are worried and you cannot
because of your worry when you have money. Yet knowledge is something else. Knowledge gives you peace and happiness. It is the security of your heart. It is your pal it is the best mate. It's your best mate when you're lonely. Whereas money is not your best mate. When is the best mate and money makes you its slave does not so you're not see how many people for example, on the streets, in on weekdays, the walking and they have absolutely no time for anything. Absolutely no time for anything. Why? Because money actually controls them. What is knowledge, you are the one who controls knowledge.
You're the one who controls knowledge and money does not increase you in anything, it does not increase you in good character does not give you good values does not give you anything from from that which is praiseworthy, however knowledge increases you in values, increases your character makes you a better person increases your value in society. So you see in any way you look at it, whether logically in any way you look at it in any way. Knowledge is definitely better than money. And having more of knowledge therefore, is actually better than having more money. And this is why this is why Allah Subhana Allah Allah, Allah is the one who has created us and knows what is better
for us and what is best for us. He has not ordered us in the Quran to ask any in an increase of anything except knowledge, except knowledge. Why? Because as we just proved to you logically all people have logic as we've just proved to you logically, knowledge is better than money. So why should we ask Allah for Allah mercenaries can Why give me give me more money give me more money no rather allies taught us to say a call or visit near Alma and say oh my lord and say Mohammed Salah Salem Say, say oh my lord, increase the knowledge. Increase in knowledge now
This is why Allah subhanho wa Taala says, what are called
Udo Suleiman Allah. Allah says indeed we gave that Buddha Suleiman Elma wirkkala. And they both said Alhamdulillah he, Lady for Donna Allah cathedra, Mini, Mini, say Glory be to Allah play Praise be to Allah that He has benefited, he has made us and he has given us so much more bounty than other people. Now, this verse is an amazing verse, you see, because that wasn't Solomon, may Allah have mercy upon the both and a salutation to be upon them both. That wouldn't suit me man, these two prophets, Allah had given the wealth beyond measure, and Allah had given them made them into kings. And as you know, Sulayman Allah, Allah had given him a milk, Lion, but in the Adam embody, Allah had
given him an authority and a power over the wind, and over the over the gins, and over and over animals that he had not given anyone else. yet. The reason the reason why the outmuscle and Suleiman Allahu alayhi wa sallam, why they thanked Allah subhanaw taala was because Allah subhanaw taala says Wallah, trainer de la Manor Elma. They thank Allah because of knowledge, decentralized because knowledge because they knew what was really worth. What was really worth it all was the knowledge. What had real value in real terms was the knowledge and not all this other work that Allah had given them. Not the authority, not the power, not the status, not? Not Not Not that allied make them to
Kings. This was not what really gave them value. It was the knowledge, it was knowledge, judges, don't you see nowadays, for example, nowadays, it's an inflammation world that we live in, is that not so the people who have knowledge are the ones who have an upper hand correct or not? This is why the people are saying on the third world, countries need to take the internet there, we need to bring the internet there. Why? Because the internet is a means of spreading information. Right? And because the people who have knowledge is the one who really who's really rich, the people of knowledge, they are the ones who are really, really rich, whether it be in this life, whether it be
secular knowledge, or it be short in knowledge.
This is why once a companion of, of a Buddha, and the Buddha was a companion Rasulullah sallallahu sallam, and the friend that would have died, a person was gaining knowledge for Apple that came from a long, long distance away. And it came to the decision without Anna and Timothy, and this companion, this person of this friend, a Buddha came from very far away from long distances. And he came to Canada. And he said, Yeah, Buddha have come to you from such and such a land. He said, I've come to you from such and such land, and have come to you in order to ask you about a hadith of Rasulullah sallallahu wasallam. And so a Buddha looked at him and he was sitting down and he said,
said, is it by law that you did not come for anything else? You said Is it by law, that you did not come for any business? Is it a law that you did not come in order to Mary's of marry a woman? Is it that a law that you came only for gaining this knowledge only for this? Then he said now a one law is said yes by Allah by law only came for this reason. And this is why a Buddha said summit Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam I heard
some of the law. What is the law I'm saying? Man Salah, Qatari con el tema Sufi Elman. sallallahu, tariqah iljin. He said, I heard verily I heard Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam saying, whoever takes a path, whoever takes a path that leads on to gaining knowledge, then Indeed, Allah makes the path towards gender easy for him. Allah makes the path towards gender easy for him, and how could it not be so? How can you be so brothers because all you're doing is gaining knowledge and you spending time in knowledge, and you're spending your time in that which Allah subhanaw taala has blessed, lies blessed. Whereas if you're working on your time in spending all your time in this
worldly life, you're actually spending your time in something that is cursed, that is cursed Are you are you surprised once it is cursed? Yes, indeed, it is crushed. Why? Because Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam said, everything is done, he has cursed. Everything is done. He has cursed everything you can think of is cursed, except for three things, except for three. And that is the remembrance of Allah, the vicar of Allah, and the tabular and, and the island.
Everything else is Christ. Okay. The thought of the man, the one who was running after money, he is cursed, and the one who is running after music and the one who's running after women and the one who's running after drugs. They're all cursed, except the one who's running after knowledge and accept the one who reminds himself of Allah subhanaw taala except the one whose tongue and lips are moist with the remembrance of Allah subhanaw taala now this is the final
This is the fact. And this is why a Buddha continued. And it continued to have the total solar system and he said, We're in al-mulla ekata lotto, he had a little element lid on the miasma. Now, and he said that, indeed, the angels, they spread their wings in humbleness, they spread the wings and humbleness. for the,
for the, for the student of knowledge, in happiness, in happiness for what he is doing, and what is he doing. He is gaining knowledge. He's increasing his level in this life and the next, when he gains knowledge, he's practicing it. So he's increasing in huzhou. From law, fear of allies, Allah subhanaw taala had said in the martial law having about the limit, very it is those who know meaning the lemma, very it is the lemma those who know that really fear Allah, that really fear Allah. This is why the angels, they spread the wings, they spread the wings in humility, for this tolerable for what he's doing. He has left the dunya he has left this dunya behind and he has traveled to the
earth. Have you not seen his reading about the Euro is reading about Allah subhanaw taala. He's reading about the last lesson he's reading about the Sunnah he has traveled to a different dunya a different life he has traveled to, this is why the angels have put their wings down in here in humility for this tolerable L. And then the Hadith continues. And it continues. We're in Nepal, double L. We're in Nepal. And now you start to feel Allahu manaphy Salman was the woman fill out, Hatton atana field map now, and he says, and indeed the double L, and indeed the student of knowledge, everything on this earth, and the universe, everything is earth and the universe makes
dua for him, and ask Allah Subhana Allah to forgive him. What a great thing it is, what a great thing it is. Imagine now my brothers, you are getting knowledge now. And these verses of the Quran that I'm reciting to you, and these heavy that I'm telling you, and you're gaining this knowledge and be in the law, you are in the hand, you are in the status, you are in the state of Alabama, and you're in the state of Alabama, and imagine what a great status that is. Imagine that all of creation is making golf for you. Can you believe this? What can you do? What is that action that you can do that will make the whole of creation make love for you? Nothing else?
Nothing else but fallible? l. And then we have we have brothers saying, oh, but what What brother? Isn't Jihad better than Taliban? What about Jihad? Isn't that the best two actions? What about the Hadith Rasulullah sallallahu sallam, when he said that the best of actions is jihad, or when even Masuda lohana came to Rasulullah salah and said that Ursula Tell me something that I can do, which is the best of actions, and also lots of some said you had you had and and then and then and then the man
who said, What is better than that? What is better than that? And also lossless and I said, I do not know anything better than that. So you tell me this happy.
And I say to you a lie, my brother, I'm surprised that he even told me this hadith. My brother I am so surprised. I'm so surprised that you can even say that Allah is not jihad.
jihad, it is amazing. This is why a Buddha he said in emulation. He said whoever thinks the tolerable realm is not Jihad and he has a deficiency in his actual and logic. He has a problem with the over here, a screw loose as you as you as we were translated in our in modern translation. Yes, thought of him as jihad.
jihad. Do you not see what Allah subhanaw taala says, see what Allah says about the meaning he says, Those who believe Magdalena and Allahu Allah him mean and maybe he was to detain was Shahada was Salafi. Allah says those who believe will be with those who Allah has has granted the bounties. Meaning they've been and he said they've been first of all the prophets. Then he said, What said the the truthful ones, they came. Then he said the Shahada, the Shahada, the marches, and the solid hain and the righteous. And, you know, a Saturday a Saturday, Rahim Allah was the shareholder of Kamala Kamala, he says in his stuff, see, he says, This verse is a proof that the LMR the scholars are
better than the Mujahideen. How? ask you how, how is it that this verse is a proof that those who seek knowledge and Elena are actually better than the Mujahideen? Why? Why? Why? Because Allah says, Man, the anomaly with those who are less blessed, and he says, maybe he and he says, first of all the prophets and we know who the prophets are correct. Those who have been sent with the message with the message, then he says it the key and this is this is my hammer. This is the this is my witness. This is an appoint a witness. And that is the game. Why because LMR are the ones who know the truth and they have sort of who and they have testified to its truthfulness and so on.
Emma, those who know are really the key. They are the truthful ones. They are the truthful ones. And this is what Allah has mentioned, this is the thing before the Shahada correct or not. This is why we say that the lemma, and the ones who have knowledge is better than the Mujahideen. Similarly, another way, let me give you another way, and that is, can we know about Jihad and fighting?
From knowledge? Or is? Or is Jihad known by knowledge? Which one?
Does Jihad let you know about knowledge? Or does knowledge let you know about Jihad? Which way? Which one? Is it? Knowledge lets you know about yet. So how can something that tells you about the greatness of something else, be in itself lower? It's not possible. Indeed, knowledge therefore must be better than jihad, because it is something that points you to the fact that jihad is good, isn't it? So? Now, this is why knowledge itself is better. Knowledge is better. That's why, in general, if you were if you were to say just like Abu Bakr radi Allahu anhu was better than Omar is better than the rest of the companions. In the same way knowledge in general, in general is better than
everything else, than everything else, it is better than jihad, it is better than knuffel Salah it is better than nothing sooner, yes, it is better Subhan Allah, if this is understood, then what is stopping you from this knowledge? What is stopping you, my brothers from this knowledge? Have you not seen what Allah subhanaw taala says? Have you not heard what Allah subhanaw taala says? How is the will of the moon? Allah Allah moon?
Are those who know equal to those who don't know?
Or those who know equal to equal to those who don't know last? Oh, never Are they the same? Never can can can ever they get in any way can it? Can they ever be the same? They are never the same. Never.
And this is why continues with Hades continues. And he said we're in the La Jolla one of the two ambia. And indeed, the olema are the inheritors of the MBR are the inheritors of the MBR. Imagine this. How many of us would like to be the inheritors of Rasulullah Salah. So how many of us would be from the legal inheritors of Rasulullah suasana. We would sacrifice our mothers and our fathers for this, would we not? Yes, we would. But you have a chance to be so you have a chance to be so just take a path to getting knowledge and indeed you shall be from them. You shall be from the inheritors of the prophets. You shall be from those inheritors of the prophets that are Buddha says we're in
ambia lamb you are ready to determine whether the Nara and indeed they did not leave back dinner. What are they?
What did they leave back? They left from an aha the who and whoever takes it. Ahava we have been worth the indeed he has found a huge treasure. Indeed he has taken a huge thing a huge he is his cast. What he has got is huge. He has indeed got a huge, huge profit. So Pamela,
this is why Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said in a beautiful Hadith he said, when you read will be higher on you for coffee bean, whoever allowance good for he gives him knowledge of the religion. And you know what she was left with a mere human law said. He said conversely, he said when he wrote this Hadith, he said conversely, whoever doesn't want good for doesn't give you a knowledge of the religion. Now, just like the way the Hadith is says it is true, just the opposite of it is also true. If Allah does not want good for you, He will not give you knowledge of the religion. If Allah wants you, to be from those people of the Hellfire of us harbor chemin will not
give you knowledge of the religion. Rather if he wants you to be from the US heavily I mean for the people of the right, you will indeed give you knowledge of the religion. This is why this is why we laugh and we hear people saying Mashallah, I've just done Hajj and unless given me this, this job and that job and giving me this money and that money, as if it is a sign of a less pleasure with you. As if it is a sign for less pleasure with you. This is incorrect. Incorrect. Never should you think that if you have more money, or a better car, or if you have more beautiful women or more women than others, etc, etc, etc, that you are better than others. As Allah says
the Nikah Illa, Mamata Nabi as well as a minimum saboten dunya Lena Farah home fee, what is corrupt because
as Allah subhanaw taala says, Don't turn your eyes when I come with the nine eight don't turn your eyes towards that which Allah subhanaw taala has given those people. He's talking about those people that last given the bounties, bounties, more and more bounties of this dunya from the cause and the women and the money. Don't turn your eyes towards them. Why
Because indeed we have given it to them Lena Steena home fee, to give them a fitna in it, to cause them to have fitna in it to cause them to have trials and tribulations from it. No, this money that you have gotten my brother is not a sign of unless pleasure never is a sign of pleasure. But it is indeed a sign or it may indeed be a sign that Allah subhanaw taala is displeased with you. Why because it may just may be a fitna for you. So it may actually be a means of taking you away from the religion. So if you want the correct criteria, the correct criteria to know if your action has been accepted by law, if you want to know the correct criteria, if Allah subhanaw taala was good for
you, then the only criteria is my brother, his knowledge, his knowledge, so when you come back from from Hajj, and we know that the center of the matter is to wait for for assigned to see if Allah subhanaw taala had had accepted their hazard not because only good foreigners good, so don't do anything except to see an improvement in yourself in your knowledge and your practice of Islam.
And this is the reason why. Allah subhanaw taala says,
No, and Allah, Allah Allah.
He says no. And Mr. mcquarry Rahim Allah He says, in his hate, what does he say? He says, burb? He says, burb? cobalamin. He says bad chapter, knowledge before action, knowledge before action, before you meet if before you make those assumptions, my brother, before you do an action, know it before you do it, know it before you do it, because this is what will actually make your action correct. This is what will cause you to not have those false presumptions that that we have been having that knowledge is worse than the money or that knowledge or that increase in knowledge is not a sign of a less pleasure. Only money is a sign of a less pleasure, or all these incorrect understandings that
we have been having, indeed, knowledge and knowledge and knowledge is what we're all about. Knowledge is why what Allah subhanaw taala revealed the very first thing it caught up Miss Mira big What do you think of religion, my brothers? What do you think of religion? were the first word that is ever revealed to its messenger is ikura. What do you think of a religion? Whose first word of revelation towards mankind to its people? Is ikura. What do you think? What do you think religion is going to be all about? It's going to be about that very first word that was revealed, which was a crop read
ekra read. This is the message of Islam.
And this is why Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.
He used to get up every morning and he used to make a particular door. He used to get up every morning and he used to make a particular door. And this door is Allahumma in the US aliqua el mundo
y Milan moussaka Bella, what is contra Yabba This is the daughter Rasulullah sesame's to make every morning after getting up every morning directly after he got up he will make this door. Do you know what it means? He says Allah Houma in the local oh my lord, oh my lord. I asked you, I beseech you, I asked you for element for knowledge that benefits, knowledge that benefits the first thing you asked was known as the benefits amazing. I thought you'd asked me for something else we have stopped while you might be asking something else. No, but Allah Subhana Allah Rasool Assam asked for knowledge first knowledge. Then he asked for Amidon Buddha Kabbalah, and action which is accepted by
And then after that he asked for this company about and then for Hillel, the body of the good risk from Allah subhanaw taala. You see this heavy total sauce excellent. I remember our shareholders, happy the law. He came into class and he mentioned this happy little solar system. And he took more than five or six hours to explain this happy because this hadith is so great in meaning, why should a Muslim start his life? By asking Allah subhanaw taala? Why should a Muslim still start his day, every single day by asking Allah Subhana Allah for knowledge, why what is the significance of this? rather the questions questions should be where is knowledge not even required? There is not a single
moment of a Muslims life except the knowledge is required. Whether it be in his risk, whether it be a bad this is why it'll soula system said after it after knowledge. He said, I'm an amateur. That is a bad thing which is accepted and the risk confianza and that isn't the more or less one is better. In the event that the other one is more I'm a lead in matters of worship and matters of day to day life.
Absolutely actually asked for knowledge, beneficial knowledge that will benefit him in his a better in his worship of Allah Firstly, and then secondly, in his day
Today affairs, which isn't is buying and selling, which is between himself and his family, which is in dealing with other Muslims in society, and all that Subhanallah this hadith has has a great great importance and more soul to prove to you, and more so to prove to you the importance of knowledge, and how the Muslims life meet needs to be dictated around this issue of knowledge. On the other hand, my brothers
on the other hand, my brother's ignorance, that will lie, ignorance is a curse.
As far as ignorance is concerned, my brother's ignorance is a curse. And what do I mean by a curse? Well, if you see someone who is ignorant, perhaps you have not seen anyone worse than that. Perhaps you have not seen anyone worse than someone who is ignorant. Perhaps the ignorant person makes a fool out of himself, perhaps the ignorant person he, he says things which he shouldn't be saying, or he embarrassed himself when he shouldn't, when he shouldn't be doing so, or he opens his mind in his opinions any any any causes other people to be embarrassed, such as the ignorant person, this is why ignorance is a curse. This is why Allah He says ignorance is a curse will lie sadhaka now he was he
was truthful when he said this, ignorance is indeed a curse for once
a story let me let me share a story with you. And that is once the companions were in a in a battle. And after the battle, there was one of the one of the companions, he had a wound, he had suffered a huge wound from from from from the sword, and he has suffered a huge wound. And he was bleeding a lot from the wound and a lot of person and etc, etc, and become infected. So when he, when he got up for further prayer, he realized that he had that he had actually had a wet dream, you have a dream? So he came to the people and he said, Oh, people, I'm afraid that if I make make make do or use water or have a shower, that I may die. So is it permissible for me to make them? What's all the
answers? weathers once you answer? Is it permissible to make demo?
Yes or no?
Yes. How many people say yes? Whether you said no. Now whether you said no.
Okay, everyone says no. hamdulillah. So if it says yes, right, yes, permissible hamdulillah light, right. So you're not only going to everyone is Mashallah knowledgeable here, okay. But the companions, the other people, they said no, it is not permissible. Look what they said. They said no, it is not permissible. And was this based upon knowledge? No, it was based upon ignorance. The basic knowledge that we all have is that Islam permits things under duress, does it not? So that which is haram becomes halal under under great, great difficulty is that not so? critical? Not therefore, in such in such a circumstance, it was the missile for him to make them well, but the
people said no, people said no, it's not not permissible. So the man listen to them. And he went and he made me made will do and he and he had a shower. And he died because of that. And he died because of that authentic hadith intermediate. He died because of that. And so we're also loss of the law. While you seldom heard about this.
When he heard about this, you know what he said? He says Kotaku, they have killed him. khattala Houma la mia unlocking them.
Imagine how angry he became. Imagine how angry became how he cursed ignorant. And then you're going to tell me English is not a curse. See how it goes there when you said attano they have killed him and will lie there that they didn't they didn't, you know, stab him or anything. They didn't chop his head off. No, they only said a word which caused him to die. correct or not. So Sula system said otterloo. They have killed him. Katana Humala, may Allah kill them. That also last lesson have continued and said Allah Azza, Alou had been asked why did they ask what is wrong with their Why did they ask? Then he said in a Schiphol as well. And indeed the cure for ignorance. The cure for not
knowing something is to ask is to ask my brothers. This is a great message in this hobby is a great message for us. And that message is ignorance is a real curse will lie ignorance is a real close look how he has killed and yesterday I was in London. I was in Redding, actually district out of London. And a brother was telling me about a story. What what really happened with him and his own uncle. And you know what happened his own uncle. He had gone to Sala to pray in his mosque. And he had just finished the Salah, and he and he had a heart attack. His uncle had a heart attack. And he fell down with a heart attack. And so the ambulance came outside and obviously the ambulance are
Muslim people right? So they wanted to enter into the mosque and the people said no
No, not allowed. kuffar, not allowed into the mosque. In no case can Kufa come into the mosque? And half of them saying yes allowed insisted it's difficult situation allowed. And the other half saying no, this is a true story, true story until they kept on arguing on to the mandate.
Now, the man died. I couldn't believe it as a Savannah, what is this? I can't believe I can't believe that the man died. And the people were just arguing about this.
And I told him, my brother, the hokum in Islam would be those people who are arguing that they need to pay the blood money for this person, because they actually killed him. They need to pay the blood money. Anyway, that is that is aside that one is aside, but look at ignorance. Look at ignorance has caused the death of a person, will you not all agree that under certain circumstances it is permissible for them for the for the people to come in? And to entertain, take the body out? correct or not? Would you all agree? It's a matter of life? And yes, if Allah subhanaw taala has permitted for us to even say something of a word of God for
under under extreme necessity, a matter of life and death, that this is also a matter of life and death. It was permissible for this person, therefore, to come in and put him on a stretcher and take him out. SubhanAllah because of this a person loss of life. Do you need anything else? Any other greater proof than this? That ignorance is a curse? Do you need a greater proof than this? That ignorance is a curse? That How do you see those people for example, that we hear of something some uncles and Auntie's and churches and churches, they say, oh, Alhamdulillah I'm pleased with my knowledge. I don't want to gain too much knowledge. Why? Because if I gain too much knowledge, I
will I will know that more things are bigotry on my ligature on me, so I prefer to remain ignorant.
I've heard this so many times. So many times. What a silly statement.
This is why my brothers, the word ignorance and gentle in Islam is practically synonymous with them with sin. Practically for practical purposes, it's anonymous. And this is why the son of the pious predecessors they used to say they used to say the sinner is a jungle and a giant is a sinner.
They say what the sinner is a Jehan and ajaw he is a sinner. What's the proof? You asked me? What is the proof? The proof is a statement of Allah Subhana Allah in the Quran he says, In Amato to Allah He lilla Dena Yama, Luna su abijah herlin soumaya to Buddha mencari. Now this is the verse and that is my proof. How? Well let me translate this verse to you and see if we can understand it. Allah says in the matoba, verily, klober, Allah is up is for Allah Subhana Allah to forgive. Latina Yamuna Su. For those who do sins are evil deeds, be jaha, Latin in ignorance.
Sumatra born in Korea, and thereafter they ask for forgiveness. Now my question to you is this if someone is ignorant about a matter of Islam
is ignorant, but I'm not sure Islam, right. He's ignorant. He doesn't know. For example, you can't pray without
quitting on Islam ignorant. You just accepted Islam. He's ignorant, doesn't know. So he came and prayed and that will do?
Is he sinful?
Come on brothers. What's the answer? Is he sinful? I'm looking at you whether
he's walking here. He's in the middle. Anybody? Is it sinful? Not
Come on. He's not sinful guys doesn't know you just accepted Islam. You have to teach him right. So he's not sinful. Hi. kryptonite. Subhana line, the time of matter of the Allahu anhu was my rhodiola one who did not
put the hat upon a woman who committed Zina because she didn't know. She didn't know that sinner is haram in Islam. So she went and committed Zina. And so if man's of mind, you know, remove the head from her. Why? Because she didn't know she was ignorant. If that is possible, this is possible to Islam not so that the person can also be ignorant about this matter, yes or no? Right? So the person here is not sinful. So if you're ignorant about the matter, you didn't know and you didn't have a means of knowing you are forgiven, correct or not, and you're actually not even sinful. So why is Allah saying here in Novato, Verity Toba is only for those who commit sin in ignorance. But we
already said the person who's ignorant doesn't commit a sin. So what what is this verse talking about? Hey, what's this verse talking about? The verse is therefore my brother's talking about the fact that indeed everyone who sins is ignorant, ignorant of what? ignorant of the macom of Allah, ignorant of the position of Allah subhanaw taala ignore the greatness of Allah ignore the fact that he should, you should be ashamed of Allah subhanaw taala and not commit sins ignorant of that fact. Now, you understand this, not because it is ignorant about the ruling itself, no, rather is ignorant about Allah subhanaw taala. So look at this every single therefore is ignorant. This is why every
sinner is a J. And every judge is a sinner. This is why my brother's ignorance is
curse. It uses a curse, dislike seen as a curse. So is ignorance a curse?
And Allah subhanaw taala
has said in the Quran something that will even show us how worse it is how this ignorance is even worse than all of the sins, how it is worse than all of the sins. Now, indeed, I will tell you something and perhaps you'll be amazed with this statement. And that is ignorance is worse or saying something but unless Mandela without knowledge is actually worse than shake itself?
Yes, it is worse than shook itself. Do you know how? Because Allah Subhana Allah says the quran quran in Ramallah Bellflower Aisha Malzahar Amina Omar baton, well if my will to be right in half what unto Chico? biLlahi mal Amina Sylvie Susana, under guru Allah Allah Allah tala mood, and it will claim Rahim Allah He said this verse in this verse, Allah is talking about the sins of mankind. And he talks about the sins of mankind and he starts off with the least one and he ends up with the worst one. So let's let's see what Allah talks about. He says, good SEO Mohammed Salah Salem, in North America For verily My Lord has has forbidden those things which are ugly and disgusting,
right? The sinful ugliest disgusting things in America, in Omaha memorabilia for the herramienta mama, papa, those things that are apparent in front of people in public, what about and that which is hidden in secret? Well, if you're behind in hack and evil, these are sinful leaves behind that hack, without without without
delight, 123 COVID Lima luminosity Susana, and that you should do or associate partners with Allah subhanaw taala that which Allah has not given you any authority for what undercooled Anima Hema Allah tala mood, and that you should say about Allah subhanaw taala that which you have no proof for, that we should have known no knowledge of. So you see how life started off with the disgusting things and he talked about the evil things, and then he should do those evil things which Allah has not permitted you without right? And then he said, Sure. And then he said what he said, What do you say about Allah, that which you have no knowledge about? Now? So indeed saying about Allah subhanaw
taala that which you have no knowledge about, is worse than should, in fact, to be ignorant about this religion and to talk about it with ignorance is the worst of these worst of deeds. Why? Because Schick has its roots in this shift, what is shift based upon my brothers, it is talking about Allah subhanaw taala that which you have no no no knowledge of that, that which you have no authority from Allah subhanaw taala about
this is why it is for this reason, and the fact that the ignorant man
doesn't know that he's ignorant. It is because the reason that the ignorant man does not know that he's ignorant, that the Bedouin Arabs in the desert, they have seen, and that saying is a beautiful thing. And they say that indeed, the island knows the ignorant, but the ignorant does not know the island.
They say, the LM knows the ignorant, it is only when you know that you will know who is not ignorant. But when you're ignorant, my brother's you will not know who Who's Who is the one who actually knows. And indeed, if this is basically the primary root of root of root of a lot of root cause for a lot of the, for the disunity that we have amongst us and the root cause for a lot of the lay people talking about the LMR talking about things without knowledge, talking about Allah subhanaw taala talking about things they have no knowledge about, and then giving their opinion about For indeed did not even realize that they're ignorant in the General maraka there are general
maraka been Suhana Dr. Jahan based upon Johanna punja, meaning someone who is ignorant and he doesn't even know he's ignorant.
Towards the end, my brothers that may
towards the end, let me mention to you a couple of important matters. couple important matters, which every person who needs to know who gains knowledge needs to know of and, and needs to be wary of, and always needs to ask Allah subhanaw taala for and that is first first and foremost sincerity. That is to ask Allah subhanaw taala for sincerity. For indeed if you do not ask Allah subhanaw taala for sincerity, in your in your knowledge in seeking a knowledge, then this knowledge will not be a witness for you, it will be a witness against you. As Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam said indeed the score and the score will be a witness for you or against you. When will When will it be a witness
for you, my brothers when you read for a law say and when will it be a witness against you when you read it for other than Allah sake. Now, this is the first and most important thing and don't ever think that this is easy. Don't ever
things easy. You see.
Sophia Anna 30 Rahim Allah. So Fianna 30 he said ma is to say I should do Allah year minniti I have not fought with or have not tried to correct anything which is more severe upon me. Then my intention, then my sincerity. So don't ever think this is easy. Why? Because, you know I'll give you an example you know Germany Slovenia, for example, in Medina, we see students coming in the new freshmen as we call them, right? And Mashallah they come into the room with their books, Mashallah to bury on the right and Fatah with me on the left, and they're coming in Mashallah, like that, you know, how shall I make sure that the outside cover is actually an outside so people can see hey,
look up here, I've got photography here, right? And they walk like this Mashallah. This is the cube, look at the pride in the heart. Why? Because they think that we come to love and now, this is why this is why some of the seller wants to say it's what some of the sellers to say, listen to this, tell up to the elderly lady law for about a year karela de la. So indeed, I gain knowledge for other than the sake of Allah.
However, the knowledge said no, it denied itself He said, No, I will not be except for Allah. Now, do you know what this means? This means that whenever people start getting knowledge and when they're when they're beginning in the levels, when they're when they're, you know, in the beginning stages of getting knowledge, they have a certain pride in their heart, certain pride in the heart, and they actually walking around now for Tabby Tamia and, and everything else on there on the right the left, Mashallah to love him. So people must learn to love and this is a pride in that. But when they actually read those books, and when and when that knowledge actually enters into their heart,
when it actually enters into the heart, that is the time that the heart breaks, and cracks of the fear of Allah subhanaw taala that is the time where the knowledge tells you that I will be not, not for anything except for Allah subhanaw taala. Now, this is the sincerity that I'm talking about. This is the sincerity that I'm talking about. And indeed, once in my medical himolla once one of my one of my teachers, I went to him to say a chef, I have come to ask you for knowledge. And he said, Yeah, when I asked my son, I tell you, you have something my teacher told me. He said, I tell you something, my teacher told me when I came to him saying that I want to get knowledge from you. He
said, once Mr. Malik Rahim, Allah, a student came to Mr. Mallika, himolla and said, Yeah, man, I have come to gain knowledge from you. He said, Oh, man, I've come to seek knowledge from you. And so Mr. Mallika himolla told him also on so make use it make your near intention for Allah sake only, indeed make you access natively. Let me make your sincere your intention for Allah sake. Keep your sincerity for Allah only, for indeed, a couple of months back, Mr. Mallika Singh. couple of months back, a student came to me, and he came to me to study had it for me, and indeed was not only about a week or so except that he died. Now, after Rico saw that he stayed with Mr. Mallika, Allah, he
And after dying after his death, I played janessa over him. And that night, I saw him in my dream. You know, Malik says, I saw him in my dream. And I saw him that Allah subhanaw taala had joined him with the righteous and the highest of companions of Paradise with the greatest of this element of this oma now giving you a very high status in this in paradise. And so I looked amazed, and as it also and so, why has Allah given you such a high reward when when you didn't know much? You only came to me for one week and you only heard a couple of days? Why has Allah given you such a status? And he replied to me, meaning my Mallika saying, he replied back to me and said, because of my
he said, will lie because of my sincerity, how many of us will never be even to me, how many of us will ever be imagined that will lie if you have the sincerity that they had as well be in the law, Allah subhanaw taala will write it for you. Now, Allah write it for you, how many of us want to go to Medina how many of us want to really be great students of knowledge and go here and go there? If Allah subhanaw taala has written for you, but yet you have the intention, indeed, you will die on that on that bed yet you will have the same reward as someone who has already done that.
being the law and everything and all the other points made the law we'll talk about it in Sharla and the panel session sha Allah Subhana Allah, Allah homovanillic A Chateau La Ilaha Illa and the stuff will go to break
the law so that was Salam ala rasulillah one Kiyosaki, man, woman, voila.
Before we even start off, going into this issue of how to gain knowledge in my personal experiences. Let me start off with a little bit of a background. I was born in Bangladesh and then grew up in Saudi Arabia. However, I never learned anything from Saudi.
Neither Arabic nor Islam. So it was only about when I was 15 or 16.
went off to Australia did my a levels there, you know, what is what we call Australia's VCE towards Certificate of Education, which is basically a levels then after that went on to do medicine, then after medicine was the medicine also did an international Diploma of modern languages in Arabic.
And so that was where we're actually in Islamic region, you know, Arabic education really began. And also at the same time,
we can't probably thank the Gulf War enough, because it actually sent a lot of good brothers to, to, to Australia. So I used to study under a couple of brothers from Iraq, very good lemma of Arabic noise to study under them, you know, probably three, four hours every single day. And there was not a single day that went by except that I studied under them,
you know, for three, four hours of hamdulillah within, you know, a month or so, who could speak Arabic, we could talk Arabic, we could open up the books and you know, read that after him the lab also still medicine applied to the University of Medina. And, obviously, you know, because I'm black and I'm, and I'm not white, so the tomio never got accepted. But, you know, obviously Allah had other plans will hamdulillah but I did get accepted my first chance hamdulillah for that, went off to Medina took my family there after two months of being there, and that's where really the education properly began.
Everyone thinks that all you have to do is just go to Medina and then that's it, you'll automatically come out packaged as an island, you know, you'll come out after six years, Mashallah, you'll be given far too left, right and center. That's not the case at all. In fact, many students go to Medina and come out dumber than they actually were. And some of them come out with, with more problems than they actually came with. Right? Which is, of course, what we can really see around this. I mean, some people say, Where are all the students? You know, 30 students study from, you know, from from England, or they're in Germany, at the moment, where are they? I can't see that. Why
is someone from Australia, having to come to England and then giving talks on Islam? Where are they English? Where are the brothers, you know, from England, you know, with a with a few exceptions, a lot of the brothers unfortunately do not have a
have not been blessed by last part Allah to really understand how to get knowledge, because it's going to Medina, jam Islamia is not a, a, is not a guarantee that you're going to come out better than what what you were when you went in. So this is one of the most important things when hamdulillah I had a teacher in my early days in school, who actually took this upon himself to actually teach us how to get knowledge
and how to practically give gain knowledge. And a couple of important things he told us couple important things things he told us, and one of the most important things he told us was the was the point from Imam Shafi Allah appointed from Shafi, when he had said
lentinan very elaborate comes in, you will not gain knowledge except by five things. If you don't have these five things, you'll never gain knowledge. And from these five things, that will not be a bit of silly hobby by any and so even if they said and I will explain it to you, what these five things are bit of seen in in detail, their optimum shafia from Allah, he went on and explained what these five things are. First and foremost of these five things he mentioned was the class first and foremost, which I already mentioned to you the class that is obviously the most difficult thing to mention. I will not go into this as we have already talked about it, but it lasts the first and
foremost thing. Second,
foremost thing, second thing that he mentioned was that deliberation is not gained in one day. It was not easy to get knowledge, it's not getting one day. And he mentioned that, that that in order to gain knowledge, you must have tools software, you must have a long companionship with an Iron Man, meaning you have to study for a long time with it with the pursuit of knowledge a long time. So don't ever think, you know, in a month's time I'll be a top enemy No, I'll be mad The sooner you know that we used to joke around and call each other chef practice and you know, Chef Mufasa etc You know, no, you're not going to become like that you need a long long time. Need a long long time.
You know, you might be very intelligent like for example even hasn't rahimullah he's, he became a big amount from within six years. And he was a Motorhead and after, after being a Motorhead in six years, when he decided to really study in six years to become an island, and not just the island for perhaps one of the greatest orlimar that this world has seen one of the greatest arema same same with him Abu hanifa Ramallah You know, he was also philosopher, he was a philosopher, but in seven years time, seven years, one year more than Allah He became Mashallah one of the greatest orlimar this world has seen. Right? So this is the second most important thing that is to be sorted by that
is that knowledge is to begin with, and you need to have a long companionship with an island with the teachers, you know, you have to gain knowledge for a long time. The third thing that he mentioned to me was that the car was intelligence, that you have to be intelligent. Don't be stupid.
Don't use our stupid you know, I mean, you know, in Australia, it clinically we use the term stupid someone whose IQ is less than 16. You see? So I'm not saying you know, in a in a bad way but you know, don't be silly, don't, you know, be intelligent, be intelligent. Let's use that logic the last part has given us the mind that last patterns give you be inquisitive, ask questions, look at loopholes, find out where and how, and what and what, you know, one of the worst things that people do is not ask questions, one of the best things people do is ask questions. Now. So this is intelligence. The third, the fourth most important thing is Boulevard, Boulevard, you know, what I
mean? Means means money. Yeah, with money to get knowledge, practical, man, we're talking practicality, you need money, don't be silly, you're gonna have to save up money, if you want to go around, and go to the ATM down here and there. And you're going to go to this, this university, that university who's going to look after you, you're going to be begging on the streets of people, you're going to say, Oh, I'm a mosquito, let me give me some money. No, it's not gonna work like that. And it's gonna actually put your level down and put your status down in front of the eyes of people. Now, so Buddha, meaning money is very, very important. You need to have a source of income,
a small source of income. So just because you're, you know, you're getting knowledge, don't lose that professional that you have, you know, try and have that side job that you have. And I also have a side job that I use, which is basically computers and IT webs and all that, okay. The fifth thing that is very important, and that is suffer, it is to travel for television, that is traveling and you cannot gain knowledge, unless you travel. You cannot gain knowledge. Unless you travel you have to my brothers have to travel. You can't just expect that you're going to stay in Manchester and colossal Mr. come to you. And you, will it you're you're supposed to go to the knowledge, the
knowledge does not come to you. Very important, very, very important. So these five things can someone mentioned to me with these five things up? By the convention for the first thing was what
if last Well, there was a second one.
Now social harmony is staying with the chef for a long time. Yeah. And and and studying under chef for a long time, whether it's the third one.
Sorry, intelligence. Exactly. You're intelligent brother intelligence, right? Brother, what's the fourth one? Money, right? And what's the what's the fifth one, traveling exactly, these five things, if you look after these five things that inshallah you're prepared, if you're prepared for these five things, then you prepared for telegram and this is basically what we did.
So I studied under a couple of machines, you know, the university does not give you that much benefit. The real benefit is really outside studying outside, that's when the real Baraka is studying the way to the self use to study the price criticisms to study which is Sitting at the feet of an island and then taking knowledge from him. So I sat SAT, you know, for a couple of years for five, six years, and I studied, you know, with with certain Allah and Allah and hamdulillah I finished them until last grace, we have the Joseph in certain particular books in Stephen Fry book, and in football career in the field and in certain other books of Akita rinella what we'll do is
inshallah pass on to the brother. This is a basic summary of my experience and my advice to my brothers. These five things that I mentioned to you, this is a summary of my experiences my and my advice to my brothers on how to actually gain knowledge. And as for the specifics on how to actually do it, with the level we'll carry on.
Just to continue on with what the brother said.
And to dispel certain misbeliefs amongst people. I don't want anyone over here to ever put their hopes high that they are going to start the telegram really when the reach Medina, for example, like a lot of brothers Come in, come and say, brother, we are waiting, we all want to go to Medina, and they all have high hopes and high dreams. They see these people, you know, one or two of students come from Medina and they and they like them, and they think that okay, call us everyone can be like them. Afraid that you know, the university has 6000 students graduating every year? Yeah, I'm sorry, I think about 2000 students graduating every year. And you know, of these 2000 students, how many
has actually become an AMA? Not many at all? Not many at all. I mean, in all the universities in, in Saudi Arabia, there's about you know, 10, I guess, or, or less or more. And how many students graduate every year 20,000 30,000 40,000 50,000 students graduating every year? How many of them? Do we know of? What is the reason for this? The reason for this is that institutional education really does not give you a parent and take it from me. Take it from me, I have not seen institutional education like this make you an island. What it makes you is someone who's educated without coffee, and even someone who's educated. And I'm going to go to go and tell you two things. There is a
difference between an educated person and the difference between Ireland. The difference is in Ireland is a person who has not who has memories and knowledge and he knows
what he's talking about, whereas the the mythos of the educated person is that if you can give him a library like that huge library, he can go there. And after a month, he can give you the best best book that you have everything, you know, best report on anything you want. That is the difference between an educated person and educated person can't come to this member, and start giving a talk on circuit for example, I can't just start giving a talk on on a river, for example, he can't, he'll have to say, Oh, I'm sorry, I need some time. I have to go to my books, open my book up. Yeah. And take the point down and take this point down. And then etc, etc, you understand the difference? I
think this is a difference between Ireland and an educated person. What we are what we want to be is not an educated person, we want to be an island. correct or not. This is our goal, we aim for the stars at least we hit the moon, right, practically, practically speaking. The first and foremost thing, foremost advice that can be given to our brothers is that really, you cannot gain knowledge and really be told well until you study Arabic, or to study Arabic. And this is the first and foremost most important point that you really must to really study to study Arabic to be thought of and you must know Arabic You just must. This is because the LMR have completely drowned the point
that a person who doesn't know Arabic isn't isn't a man. Is it a hammy now he's a McMullen. He follows because he doesn't know what he has to tell someone else What to tell him what what is this could explain it to me and the person then translate translates it to him in his language. Right. So really, the first and foremost point is to learn Arabic And of course, there are many, many ways of learning Arabic Mashallah you have we have a lot of Arabic You know, brothers over here who can teach Arabic, this assumption can teach you Arabic there is for example, you know, the alpha institutes in Lebanon, in in Egypt and all that and alkota Institute, which I know to be very, very
helpful it has helped a lot of brothers and I've seen brothers and sisters who study Arabic from there perhaps they will allow us to actually visited they can give us more information on that
as far and of course there's other places in Syria and and and Mauritania and others where Arabic can be learned. Okay. And, and really it's not a difficult thing really because I've seen some brothers such as brother Muhammad Ali, I don't see him here. Baba Muhammad Ali last year, I saw him and he had come to me and I was giving a talk and he had come to me said brother, how do I gain knowledge and I give him a little bit of advice. And this year I saw him Mashallah he said that he is understanding 95% of a talk in Arabic and abroad and the chef was giving a talk and he was understanding completely and he could translate and and let us know really correctly This is only
within one year and that to within the one year is probably started to three months only because he works for you know works as well as a pharmacist. So Mashallah, this is not actually out of your reach inshallah, this is possible. When you have the Arabic the whole world opens up to you, okay, when you do have Arabic then write this down and if people have pens and papers write this down this is a practical step on how to actually gain knowledge in the most important fields of Islam and that is I'm going to talk about a pita we'll talk about belief Islamic belief aqeedah which is to hate and also as muscle fat and also Eman and q4 and and all the matters rafidah. And then I'm gonna talk
about fear and how do you study fear? And and what are the books to study in fact, and I'm gonna talk about hobbies, right? I'm gonna talk about these three things and perhaps even sooner as well because all these four when you study these these these four subjects, everything else falls under it okay. After that, what are the books you have to study on nepeta there are three books there are three books in order to study for in order to in order to be multimarket into Halo here, when I say huhtamaki I mean to a certain level that is enough that is that is appropriate for us over here and then thereafter Of course read the other books but however, to really gain knowledge there are three
books first of all in Tokyo only here that you must study and one of them you must memorize, okay, because I'm not the person who believes in knowledge without memorizing Okay, they Islam is a dean of his religion of memorization, and you know, the hubby has his book called The security profile The, the numbers of all the fathers of Islam, and Mashallah, he has all the facts basically up until this time, those were great memorizes of the Quran and the Sunnah, okay.
In total here, three books first, first is a pseudo salata
and secondly, kitasato heat and thirdly, cashew super hot. Okay, and understand that all these three books also available in English. And also I think our brother, brother, yasir Qadhi have the law and I think he's also done translations of these books and also explained them quite well. So you already have an advantage that you can also find them in English as well which will help you in the Arabic and English however I urge you to study them in Arabic first, and then when you're studying them you studied with the chef as well okay, all these three books are for chef model of the hub, right? What did I say the first is the pseudo salata, second is Cotabato he and the third is kasuba.
The one you must memorize is kitasato heat, okay. Then we come to the other other other sections of either the
other sections of it there are three books as well. three books in in in in in order of of how I say it okay these three books is firstly updated last year
and secondly it did Maria and thirdly should have updated how we write
second is that the Maria Maria
so the first two which is a period last year and the second one a third Maria and the third one should have updated how we are now my brothers Why do I Why am I mentioning these specific books because you asked for it first of all Second of all, because you need practical guidance when you have Arabic for example, under your belt, you're gonna say Oh, let me take that book. Let me take this book Let me start reading from here let me start reading from there this is exactly what happens to every student that comes to Medina when when the doors of knowledge open up to them meaning they know Arabic, they go wild to see because they see every book in front of them and say
Masha today I'm gonna find out about this and today I'm gonna find about that and this is a big problem, big problem because you'll never end up gaining anything you become you know everything about what to do about the finger. Yeah, and all the Hadeeth and what is shared and what is not shared that every single 10 10,000 different things you know about it, but you don't know anything about anything else right and this is wrong, a student needs to have proper managerial proper methodology. And this is a an example methodology that I follow myself. Okay, I studied these three books first, which is in here, Sula, Farah and Nikita tauheed and the cashew bohat with of course
proper explanations from different allamah to what to what level I thought that I had understood it and thereafter the next three books which is what updated updated last year and added Maria and shall have upgraded to Hawaii, right? And brothers who haven't been down if they want to inshallah can take it from the brothers who have right from these three books last dimensioned one of the memorize, and that is actually that was the updated diversity memorize that or if you wish, you can memorize a piece.
Right? Okay, so that's as far as appeal is concerned. As far as VIP is concerned, as far as VIP is concerned, then you can either take an approach of studying a particular opinion of a particular method or you can take an approach of studying the world. Whichever way you do the The intention is the same. The intention is to take the fit for the Quran and Sunnah. The intention is not that I'm going to study the matter of intention is I'm going to understand the rulings and then find out what is what is the correct opinion according to the according to the Quran sooner you understand, just because we might say for example, I take the route a potamia. Ramallah took the route that the route
that evil Tamia took is, is basically the same thing that I followed myself, first of all, is this book called
book and you study this book, okay, this is basically the humbling method. But this is something which is taught in Saudi Arabia and perhaps you will find a lot of a lot of books and tapes and cassettes of all our unima basically in Saudi upon this, I will also also mention another way for Allah Hadith inshallah, that's more suitable and more light.
But let me mention this. And that is, first of all,
there is. So instead of under the when you study this book, obviously, it is a summarization of the fifth of in every single issue in every single issue, in fact, so you study this book with an island with someone who can teach you much over here, you can learn, you can study with him. On the other hand, if you want to go on the island, this way you can study an automobile, for example, you can you can take a shortcut in his book rather than via and you can study that one. Of course, when you study it, when you take a sentence of it, there's 10 different rulings in it. You know, you ask a teacher to explain it to you and teacher will explain it to you, right? So you read this many times,
my chef is telling me to read this more than 20 times, I've actually probably read it 15 times, but not 20 times yet. So you read this many, many, many times until it becomes second nature to you until someone asked me Okay, well, what is the problem of this you can you can easily say what that what what it is, and you've read it so many times, perhaps you want, you've nearly memorized it, you've nearly memorize it.
Then after that, obviously, after sending this one book of a Martin in one book or a text in fifth, you can go to its next level of his explanation such as alimony or everything. You know, everything after that, obviously, I mentioned all of this with the thought and understanding that every one of you will be first of all, taking the path to actually learning Arabic first write in Hadith, in Hadith, one book and that is first of all a baconian Okay, alibi kuhnian your study of econia first 5052 or 53 verses I stand corrected if someone wanted me to do 53 verses of poetry, you study this book of Albania and have with me molars explanation for example, and then all you can study and look
at the women hedger, whatever you study both of them are fine inshallah thereafter, you can go into other greater explanations or headings such as I'll feel guilty or a fear of an Iraq and others as far as Luca is concerned language and how you're going to obviously this is going to be more beneficial helpful to you and your Arabic as well. How are you going to study Arabic? While you're going to study Arabic? First of all, depending on what type of means you have available to you, perhaps
You might study through the Medina books, perhaps you might be studying it through going to going to Mauritania perhaps going to institute etc. So, they will have their own curriculum However, at the same time, I advise you to study a particular book called jumia Okay, allegedly you study this book
and you study this book of Jamia with a particular chef, and and obviously, as well you read it as much as possible until it becomes second nature to you thereafter, of course, you can move on to another or you can move on to sharp knapdale and, and other books explaining alfian Malik, right, as far as Heidi is concerned, and and understanding sorry, what else really behind Yes, is concerned, then our cut our cut, right, and this is also something that needs to be memorize as well either either water cut itself or or the navigable water cut. And of course, after that, you can continue on to other books such as
another of Kodama, right? I mentioned to you all these different books, right? All of this, all of these books are practical steps that many people have taken. And what I have been advised with initially when I actually went off to gain knowledge and exactly what I also studied
my advice to you first of all, but instead learn Arabic. First of all, once you're learning Arabic, you can still benefit from, from these books. For example, when you learn a little bit of Arabic you try and apply. You open up these books, try and read a little bit if possible at all. And also some of them are, you know, available in English, as we know, especially that either section.
As far as, as far as all the other rulings of Islam is concerned, how are you going to practice Islam?
In all the other sections that you still haven't reached? For example, you need to go for Hajj, for example, whatever the outcome of whatever the rulings of Hodge brings up, what are you going to do about that? My advice to you is don't go ahead and and read about these things yet. No, go ahead and ask a chef, for example, go Shut the hell up for example, and how do we do Hutch and he'll give you a rundown and you stick to that first. My advice to you brothers is not to jump around now. Not to go study okay chapter of the chapter of purification with this person, and then chapter of Salah with this person and the chapter of of Zakat, this person No, absolutely. This is incorrect.
Incorrect, absolutely incorrect. Why? Because this person has his own methodology, and his own correct correct opinions, right? And this person has his own methodology. And this was hands on methodology. You're going to come up with a moussaka, you're going to be mixed up. And this is very, very incorrect. You you try and finish off a particular knowledge and a particular a particular book with a particular chef. You understand this? extremely important, extremely important, don't jump around, you're not at that level yet. The way you can you can say oh, this is better or that is better. No, no, you're not at that level, yet. You have the level that you must try and stick to one
share first and study under him. Of course, when you choose the chef make sure he is he takes the Quran he takes from the Sunnah. And he's and he is he fears Allah subhanaw taala and that he is actually knowledgeable, etc, etc. all these different conditions. Thereafter, you stick to his rulings first. And then once you have gained knowledge based upon his rulings, and you studied that book, for example, it'll fit under his rulings. Then thereafter, you can go on and study what is after that. Right? You understand is where this don't jump around. Very important. Very important. I advise a lot you know, if you if you sell a lot, try and finish of that book from A to Zed, which I
don't go sample study two parts from that. And then I'm going to go to Medina and then in Medina, I'm going to study with someone else. No, no, this is incorrect. I wouldn't advise this at all. This is important for you to realize within the this is basically a summary of practical things in the line in our courses. In the course of speaking I will also mention a myth, a methodology how you can memorize Hadith, and also how you can actually read all the Hadith all the Sooners or the Hadith Rasulullah saw some that are available both in the six books and also the other books. How do we practically do that? And how do we, for example, have students do that as well? And I'll talk about
The law salatu salam O
Allah, okay, what is the key to be sincere? How do we work on our sincerity,
the issue of sincerity is a constantly is a constant battle is a constant battle, as I mentioned to you allows
a sane authority of one Mirage to say and I should play him in deity. So to say that there is nothing more difficult upon me, there is nothing more difficult upon me. And I have not tried to fix anything more difficult than them and sincerity. So in these sincerity is a constant, constant battle. And once we asked our chef, nothing, how do we have sincerity and what is our intention from a developer? And what is a real intention for tunnel vision? What What is that? You know, how do we actually prepare our sincerity for autonomy? And so he told us that he told us first of all the saying of email, Allah that sincerely
In telomere L is to intend is to intend refer to jehlen fc and FC one vaidik is to intend that you use that you wish to take our general meaning ignorance from yourself and from others. This is the true sincerity that you should have for Taliban and Al Hamdulillah. He also mentioned other things that through sincerity, total mayhem is to intend by three different things is to intent by three different things. That is, firstly to remove ignorance from oneself, secondly, to remove ignorance from others and thirdly, to preserve the Sharia to intend to preserve the Sharia. How do you have the sincerity you ask Allah Allah tala in the middle of the night as soon as possible assassin used
to do he used to say Allahumma jabril or Mika Ito Seraphin. For three Samajwadi will
take a few mcconathy yesterday for a dinner Lima Lima to defeat him he will have to be ethnic in the Canada demon Tasha slotum stuffing. And this is a dog that also seems to make and everything that he mentions in his section of sincerity and how to have sincerity in photography Tamia. He mentioned that this is what he used to do himself, what he used to do when he used to find the sincerity floating, or when used to find that sincerity for a lost partner sometimes flaws because you know, people would come and say Yes, Chef, the chef, this chef that you would say that I would go out every single night every single night I would be Institute and making blood making this law to allow
us to correct my my intention for Allah subhanaw taala. And the other thing that I found many Darla do is that they would take the greatest precautions to remove any pride from the heart. Greatest precautions how's that I used to save the same iraq Mullah laser, he used to walk without shoes in the morning. And I say sir, what are you doing walking, you know, if that's me needs to live very far from the mosque as well, you know, but practically a kilometer, perhaps even one mile one mile distance from his house to his mosque. And you start as soon as the oven oven gave. And so we would all students would be waiting there, you know, near his door, and nothing would come up with the
shoes in his hand. She was inside a good word. And we're all looking at him. And you know, this, the Saudi soil and everything, there's got all dirt everywhere is all the little stones. It's got all broken pieces of glasses, because the people that are the kids is break the glasses on the on the street, etc. And so nothing would walk through this. Why? And we also share what I want us to share here share why do you do this? Why do you do this? And he said, Well, everyone calls me a chef, a chef, the chef checker, well, chef, Chef tada and I'm afraid that the price will get into my heart. So I walk on this and and let me let the stores hurt my feet so that I remind myself that I'm only
an insane I'm only human being yet. I'm not sure full and full and I'm only a human being. Now.
Two small questions. Is it possible for anyone to enroll onto any courses in Medina? No, it's not possible whether you can't choose your courses, you either have to be accepted. You can't pay your money as well. You have to you have to get an obligatory scholarship is obligatory because you can't pay for it. Okay, so could you please explain significantly? what you're wearing over your head? Is this from the Sunnah? Meaning this Yeah, it's a good regardless, it's not a thing. It's a good rough. Secondly, it is, it is there is no specific sunan This however it is from the moral from the customs or from the the other of the other both of for people from, you know, for people who, from
the middle of the good customs, the good traits, the good values of a student of knowledge or a person of of religion in Medina, to wear something like this. Obviously, it is not the same over here, because I don't see anyone else wearing it.
So you take it off. I mean, if it's offending anyone let me know, because I don't think it offends anybody. But I thought it was actually from the good martial art to actually wear this. Because you know, television is supposed to come to teach and to gain knowledge in the best of ties in the best of clothing. Clean, nice sweet as just as the prerelease salon came to source Islam, in the best form of television has to be in the best one second look at
it's upon Allah, Allah, Mohammed, a shadow Allah, Allah Hitler and the stuff we're going to be like