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He's the founder and director general of delta Institute and mercy mission gathered Institute, one of the largest of its time now enriches last but not true knowledge on five continents with 1000s of students around the globe. Mercy mission aims to change the world into one where every Muslim can live faithfully to their religion and a world in which humanity can appreciate the beauty of Islam. Mercy mission mission now operates on two continents now opening up to into more in 2009 cefic excelled in Islamic Studies both classically from the scholars of Medina, as well as graduating from the College of shediac from the Islamic University of Medina, he's also experienced, experienced

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business professional professional holding a CEO position of the multinational IT company. Being a privileged, prolific speaker. She has both he has traveled internationally sharing his knowledge in many countries in Europe, North America, Middle East, Asia and Australia. He's well known for specializing in fixed topics, particularly in Islamic Finance, personal law, medical, Islamic medic medical issues, ethical issues.

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He's also appeared on many different channels,

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speaking on different various subjects and we are very, very, very, extremely happy that he has taken time out of his busy schedule to come speak to us here in Waterloo today in London, he will make it beneficial for all.

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Haman hamdulillah Salam ala rasulillah while he was supposed to be here

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Alhamdulillah

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guided to this, and if it were not for lots of Hannah wadala would never have been guided. My beloved brothers and sisters is

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the greatest blessing of Allah subhanho wa Taala. The greatest blessing of Allah subhanho wa Taala more than the blessing of a hearing, and eyesight, and are speaking more than the blessing of food and water and air. And even more than the blessing of sense and logic and intelligence is that Allah subhanho wa Taala has guided us to this Amen. That Allah subhanho wa Taala has guided us to this religion of Islam, if it were not, for this God, this unseen God that we worship, which God would be worshiping today, where would you be today? Which stone would you be worshiping? Which either would you be frustrating in front of? Where would your heart slide today, my friends, if awareness Allah

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subhanho wa Taala, guiding us to Islam? Where would we be today and some of the pious predecessors of the past, they had a very important and a very beautiful statement. They said the need for a body of the body for water is more than its need for food. And the need of the body for air is even more than its need for water. And the need of the body for email is even more than its need for air. For because a person can withhold his breath for three to five minutes at a time,

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or at most without passing away. While the person cannot live a single second without a man in his heart. Because otherwise he becomes that walking corpse a person without the man. He is like that walking dead person who has no life and no soul. And Allah subhanho wa Taala reminds us in the Quran yamano na alayka and assalamu they said they fail Mohammed says that that you should be thankful to them for them having accepted Islam. Colette Mundo Allah Islamic so so so Mohammed Islam, don't expect me to thank you, for you having accepted Islam but in La Jolla, Monaco and hydrocodone Eman rather it is Allah subhanho wa Taala who has blessed you by guiding you to this religion.

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So my friends, this religion, this email that Allah subhanho wa Taala has given us is an extremely valuable thing you

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Imagine lots of hand water has given us a space where light, it is such a valuable thing. That truly, we only understand its value when we lose it. In fact, we find in our communities in our societies, when a particular person disbelieves, let's say you may know of some family who has children, and from that one of the child suddenly becomes a disbeliever. And you see the anguish of the parents go through, it is only at that point that we truly realize the value that is that this event truly had. And all For example, we take another example, let's say for example, when a person has not again, lots of children, some of them are religious, and one or two amongst them unless of

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how northern has not guided. So he's on the streets, he drinks that he brings his girlfriends back home, and you feel the lack of demand for that person. And he says, Hello, what a big difference email and the lack of causes. So why are we worried about preserving this demand? I wanted to talk to you about this today. That this commandment, Allah subhanho wa Taala given us, which we just established is so valuable to us, and it is so invaluable for us. Why should we be worried about preserving it? The first reason why we should be worried about preserving this email in our hearts is because man by its nature, it wavers, it moves around it falters, as the Arabs have this

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statement is a statement that a said must submit internal inland in se Wallen called boo in La Jolla. takanobu. Verily, mankind was not called man in said, except because of his messy because he forgets. And the heart was not called the heart Illa No uncle, Mama woman calls and the cause was not called the cause. The heart was not called the heart in the unknown,

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except because it moves around. So yet the color begins to waver and to turn, turn upside down. And so the heart that's exactly what happens to it right, moves inside out, upside down. And that's why the heart was called the heart because it wavers and

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also as the prophet SAW, Selim had said and authentic hadith in Sahih Muslim, verily the heart of a believer is between the two fingers were less of panna cotta, he turns it as he wishes. And this is true, because our lives panela one day we believe another day we don't believe and when the morning we wake up, we like someone the next day we dislike that person. So how easy is it for our hearts to falter and waver?

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And the second reason why we have to be worried about

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preserving Eman if having a weak heart and a faltering heart was not enough. Then let me give you the bad news that the Fiddler is so bad. That is the heart that we have.

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That is photos that wasn't bad enough. Then take the bad news that the fitna that is upon us, the tide upon which we have to swim in this West in the world that we live in. is so great. And that is because we're full of love. So silom has said and authentic hadith, in our without, he said in VEDA de ser verily before the coming of the last hour, Sita none there will be trials caqueta Leyland movement, just like a part of the darkest part of the night, a piece of the darkest or the most glorious part of the night. In the morning you speak allegedly fear you may not want to see kassala a man will wake up in the morning a believer and he will go to sleep a disbeliever or the opposite.

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He will wake up as a disbeliever and go to sleep as a believer that's amazing is it not so that's exactly what happens to so many of us these days. We go to sleep we believe in Allah we pray shot the we forget the budget.

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So we believe in a lot might we disbelieve in Allah in the morning. And how easy is it my friends these days to disbelieve in Allah subhana wa Tada.

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And also, because this this fits in is so bad, my friends. This fitness so bad, that if Allah subhanho wa Taala had not preserved the heart of the process or send them even the processes that would have tended to move away. I would have tended to turn towards the disbelievers even a little bit. And Allah subhanho wa Taala says in the Quran, Allah Allah Allah Subhanallah calacatta kit, Turkana, la Shea and Carina Eden Agha Kanaka birth well hierarchy Mati to massage de la cabeza. Alena, what are the lessons, he says, verily had we not given you steadfastness or Mohammed Salah, verily you would have tended to turn towards them even a little

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And if that were to happen to Mohammed Salah we would punish you by doubling your punishment in the in the fire of hell, and you would not have found anyone other than us as a helper. What an amazing thing, isn't it? That even the prophets of Allah needed Tibet, even the promises, needed stability, even the processes, needed steadfastness. And remember when that woman came to us of Allah hisako Salah. What does she do? Well, well Naka till Bab, she closed the door, were called at hydrolock. She took a close up and said, Come to me. What did he say? He said my Avila right. He said,

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going for me, I feel a love. But then you know what the next verse says? Allah says in the next verse wala Cottenham, maybe he will have walabot hamet v mohammedia. Verily, she had a tremendous desire in a heart for him. And did you know the next verse, the next phrase says, and he desired her?

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Oh my god, the prophet of Allah. He designed her to Yes. And even at birth, what do I know? As beverlee Rahim Allah mentioned in the Tafseer of this verse, you know what I'm talking about right? Use of Allah sort of the verse where use was a woman close the door, even at birth was the motto. And remember before I say this, to remember even at best what they allow and who he is more righteous, more pious than them, that any one of them the face of this earth, even at bass, then authentic narration, as reported by Al Beverley Rahim, Allah is the few that when you serve Allah, you thought Salam had a tremendous desire in his heart, in his in his heart, he lose in the string

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of his pants, and he was about to put it down. He was about to put his pants down, that Allah says Lola bouddhanath, a big word not that he saw the signs of his Lord.

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Can you imagine it? A prophet of Allah? Yes, he did fear Allah initially. But then she desired him and he desired her. And he was about to follow the footsteps of the shaitan had Allah not stopped him and guided him. Yeah, we'll see. But yeah, we'll see. But yes, Allah.

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An amazing thing. how weak is this heart and how tremendous is the fitness that comes to us versus how tremendous is the fitness that comes to us? Is this not for this very reason? Why the professor selected that one of the people who will attain gender on the day of the one of the people who will attend the shade of Allah subhanho wa Taala of the Day of Judgment, is that person who a woman comes to him and says, Come to me and he says, I fear Allah. Because look how deep the fitna is, look how big how tremendous. The fitna is the third reason my friend, why we should be so worried about preserving our image, if the if the first region of the of the heart being so wavering. And the

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second reason of the fitna being so bad was not enough for us to be concerned about preserving our Eman. Let the third reason at least be enough. And that is because that all our life, it may be that we do the actions the people of gender, and just before we die, before we pass away, death overtakes us before that overtakes us. A bad deed overtakes us and we do the deeds are the people of Ghana and we entered in favor of him Allah He says in a lunia he says Allah He Moksha vinoba for in Allah Sabina if we will go for me, while Akina Moksha in silico, kalbi means the email ye will Quranic beautiful poem. He says in it we're lucky but Allah, Masha, I don't fear my sins for in Allah Allah

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subhanaw taala if we will go for it. Because I've already raised my hand to Allah and I felt his forgiveness and I know that my sins on a path of forgiveness. Why because I've already asked for forgiveness and love to forgive yes or no guys. Yes. Then he says the second line of the poetry says love kinema. However, Afshar insula could be, however, I fear that my heart will turn away means the female washi will go from commanding by this poor ad and this revelation, meaning My heart will cease to want to turn to the day my heart will cease to want to rule but Allah and His commandment, my heart will turn away from this religion, because that is really why we should be so worried about

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rectifying ourselves, not because of the past deeds, because inshallah if we really, sincerely ask Allah for his for his forgiveness,

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then we should be positive people. We should know Allah

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Would love to forgive so so don't worry, buddy pass this. Look at the fall at the future. The main reason why you rectify yourself now is that at any moment, your last point could could be there at any moment you could die at any moment. SubhanAllah could be your last moment. And that is why you lost it and you want to ensure that the last thing that you do is upon the best deed that you do. And it is for these three main reasons, my friend, that we should be so worried about preserving our Eman And if this was not enough, that in the West we have even more specific challenges to our Eman which is what, which is countless and countless ways

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to satisfy our desires, false ways of satisfying the desires and to waste our time. Like Allah says, zucchini nasty hobo Shahada generally it was made beloved to mankind and desires to mankind. hobo chahatein Anissa to love and COVID women

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hobo chahatein Anissa. He was born in one corner,

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even as a hobby will fit. While Hoyle was a woman he will anatomy will have that become a town hierarchy hayati, dunya, vida, Allah subhanaw taala says, Well, it was made beautified to mankind to call it women and children, and

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nobody will cannot feel macabre and heaped up hordes of gold and silver

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confer as

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well while while Musoma and beautiful ordained horses will and and cattle will help and cultivation that become a town

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that is a fleeting pleasures of this life. Would you agree with me that these days in the West, the pleasures that we have to ask our tremendous and they are so numerous and so much so Pamela? It is true, it's not so and that is another concern for us another tide that we have to swim against in the West. Another reason why we have to worry about this is the fact that we have this intellectual war on Islam going on, that we have constant doubts against us. If the shutdown doesn't work through desires, then he works through doubts. And at least the doubts that he that the shaitaan throws into our hearts is severe enough to cause our hearts to waver. And that is why Allah subhana wa tada

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informs us that truly shaitan and his people will always be working in order to harm us and in order to move us away from his religion. And of course, remember my friends, that statement of the pious predecessors, which you may have heard before, that David statement is, beware of the magic of this world. For the magic of this world, is worse than the magic of heroes, and marut. And how similar it were to men that were sent to Babylon, to teach the people of Babylon magic, how to perform magic. And the magic was separate between men and women. So beware of the magic of this world, for the magic of this world is worse than the magical How does the model where the magic of how the model

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used to separate between a man and his wife, the magic of this world separates a man from his Lord.

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Amazing What an amazing statement.

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So let's, let's move on, let's be a bit more positive. Let's talk about the benefits of us preserving our Eman And then I will end inshallah, by talking about how we can actually preserve it. Let's talk about the benefit of protecting our Eman and swimming against this tide. So that we can live the Shahada life, the Shahada in the West, if you were to truly protect your image, the first benefit you would get my friends, is that you'd occupy your heart with the remembrance of Allah subhana wa tada you had would have that connection with Allah subhanho wa Taala you feel that your dogs are being answered? And you'd feel like you're like a less of what subhana wa Taala like in the

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habit of footsy He is the hand with which you throw at the legs with which you walk. Okay, you become as if Allah subhanaw taala is exemplifying his actions through you. The second benefit of protecting your emammal friends is that you preoccupy yourself with with with the obedience of Allah subhanho wa Taala your life has no time to sink and are saying this to our brothers here. Imagine today, for example, went to this place that place we're preparing for this talk that talk. I will for the morning until the night we were doing things we are traveling here traveling there trying to spread Islam, we had no time to sin. We had no time to go for a movie. We had no time to I don't

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know waste wasted and go here to the mall or

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Go there and spend some time with no time. When your heart is when you're protecting your Eman And you preserving yourself you have no time for singing. And you have only time for obedience to Allah subhanaw taala. The third benefit of preserving Eman is that it brings brings on the love of Allah subhanho wa Taala and his help and that is because of the heavy karasuma session that truly when you that that a slave of Allah subhanho wa Taala does not come closer to Allah except by doing that which Allah has made obligatory on him. And when he does that, and when he continues to do more, that it becomes the hands with which he grows and the ease with which he hears and the time with

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which he talks and the legs with which he works. And and then he becomes so close to Allah subhanho wa Taala that Allah subhanho wa Taala guarantees him his health and his protection. And truly Of course, he also as a result protect guarantees him his love. The benefits of protecting Eman also is Allah subhana wa tada protects you from filthy and evil deeds, because he cared enough to define who saw our fascia in the home in a de la scene in the same way we protected use of from the evil and filthy deeds, because he was from our sincere slaves. And also prayer for example, another way of protecting a man when Allah subhanho wa Taala tells us in the Florida Panhandle.

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Verily prayer will protect you from the evil of fealty to protecting your Eman protects you from evil and filthy deeds also removes your sins. Also, you remove your sins because when you protect events like that river the person spoke about that you have in front of your door in which someone takes a bathroom with a person ever have any blemishes left on his body? No, not at all. And so that is the effect of protecting your deeds. It's like taking a shower five times a day from a river in front of your door. And that is of course, what the customer gave the example of someone who maintains his five daily prayers every single day. Also, protecting him and my friends, saves you

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from hypocrisy, protecting innocent Eman and be confident in worship. Allah subhanho wa Taala saves you from hypocrisy in fact inauthentic narration in Ibiza intimidate others. The Prophet says Salaam said and as was the lad who said that I heard about something, man Salah arbaeen A yo mantri Gemma, whoever prays 40 prayers in congregation, you record that miracle order and he ensures that every time that every every time he plays the prayer for the 40 days, right, he ensures that he gets that that we are the one with the Imam how do you ensure that you get the tip? amount meaning that you say that love work but a lot of the Imam says a loved one before he starts saying Surah Fatiha in

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that five seconds or 10 seconds that you have when he says a lot what what do you make sure that you also say allow for meaning that you will have to ensure that you are there right? You have to ensure you come early enough. And so the person continued, whoever prays to Allah subhanho wa Taala for 40 days, whilst ensuring that he catches the spirit or the open sabirah of the prayer. Then two types of

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resilience is given to him two types of blessings are given to him. What are they? The first is Bara? I mean, I'm not. The first is safety from the fire. And the second is safety from hypocrisy

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is an amazing Hadith. It's an amazing Hadith I'm sure you guys you have heard of this hadith regarding praying the Prophet's mosque Have you heard of this? When you go to the Prophet's mosque for example, you go for Hajj, you say now what we should try and pray 40 4040 Records in the Prophet's mosque with the Ummah Have you heard that have you by the way, most people say that when they go for Hajj, however, that has it is not not authentic, this habit is authentic. So what I'm saying is the fourth iraq does not need to be in a Prophet's mosque, it can be even in this mosque. But as long as you ensure that you are saying that that we rally around with the Imam. Okay. And the

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condition for things that are wrong with the Eman is that you say you're defeated

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as soon as the amount of said that appears

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without him having started to the party has yet because when he starts with a party, then he moves on. And so if you say that that was a problem after the event started that started the fact that that means you have missed staying with the bureau with the Imam. All right, also my friends, preserving your Eman. Then Allah subhanho wa Taala writes for you that good deed even if you were unable to do it due to a particular circumstance. So when you preserve your Eman And you do righteous deeds, if one day you fall sick or you go for travel, Allah subhana wa tada writes that good deed for you. Also, from the from the benefits of preserving Eman is Allah subhanho wa Taala

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guarantees you

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Good enter your life in a Latina call value those who say Rama Eliza Lord Tomas Docomo, then they remain steadfast upon this. Fellow Allah human melodica ponder the angel decem Allahu Allah has no at the time of the death and say do not grieve nor worry, wherever she will build gender equality continue to add those to the glad tidings of gender that you were promised that will only occur in the dunya we were you help us in the life of this world? wala Kofi hamata, has also come. And for us, Europe is all your heart's desire. What a cookie Hamas had their own and it is whatever you ask for no Dominika for a beautiful dwelling from Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. Also, my

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friends, when you preserve Eman, you achieve the shade of Allah subhanho wa Taala. in the hereafter as we know that the prophets have said that the seven people who will be granted shade in the Day of Judgment. One of them is a man whose heart is attached to the mosque. One of that is a man whose heart is attached to Moscow. That's one of the ways of preserving your Eman. And of course, the 10th way of the benefit the 10th reason, a depth 10th benefit of your preserving image is that not only does Allah subhanaw taala preserve you, Allah preserves your children and your progeny after you pass away. That's amazing. Do you know what that's from? Well, have you remember the story of crypto

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Valley sort of? What was the third thing you did? The first thing he did was he broke the ship he was on right? The second thing he did was he killed a person right in the corner. What's the third thing he did? He fixed up the wall that was wailing and was about to fall and he rectified the wall. This is a Soraka if you want to read the story of Hitler with Musa alayhis salaam when he fixed the wall moussaka, Philip said you could have asked some money for it and asked for money. And so the reason for that I was gonna explain was what I majida the kalevala mania team at Phil Medina. As for the wall used to belong to two orphans in the village worker on the hook and the llama. And under

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the Gita under the wall was their treasure Wakanda Abu Masada and their father was a righteous man for other rabuka Yehuda adjustably, Jackson's alma mater would be able to worship the Houma so they are not wanted that they attained puberty and when they return puberty, Allah will bring out the treasure as a Rama from Allah, even above, who mentioned in that the fear of this version, authentic narration even the best. He said, Allah wanted goodness for these orphans, the Salafi Abbey Hema because of the righteousness of their father.

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Right? What kind of Abu masala isn't it and they follow the righteous man for the Buddha. And because of this, your Lord wanted that they attained puberty and that a lovely the treasure out. And this is for this reason why many of the scholars Islam, such aside is the Messiah used to look at his son. And he's to say, yeah, Buddha or my son, as he doesn't I mean for us, even alginic I will increase in my prayers for your sake. Because when you preserve your Eman, my friends, Allah will not only preserve you, but preserve your children long after your God and you're in that grave. And and the angels come to you and tell you you know, when you're in your grave, the angels will tell

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you what has happened to your family. Imagine the anguish and the and the terror and the horror of you being inside that grave. Knowing that the children are disbelieving Allah knowing that your children are committing sins and you being told that in your grave but Allah what an anguish that would be to preserve your children by you being good and righteous because when you're righteous and good, Allah will preserve your children inshallah Tada.

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So how shall we protect the Eman And with this visa? I will end? How will we protect our Eman in this life in the 21st century? How will we ensure that we are not going to get drowned in the tide? How will we ensure that we thrive upon our Shahada and upon upon the witnessing of Allah subhanho wa Taala and our beloved and our beloved Prophet Mohammed Salah Salem. Okay, firstly, my friends. The first advice to you is constantly to renew and recharge your Eman and you believe always recharge Eman believers, you know our hearts we need to be constantly reminded. It doesn't matter whether you are a scholar or you are new to Islam. Your heart needs to be recharged with Eman all the time. You

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need to recharge your batteries all the time. In fact Allah subhanho wa Taala does that not only to believers, to human beings he does it to the angels have you noticed in the Quran? Allah subhanho wa Taala says what is you hear buka mala ekati omnimaga for sub B to Latina Amano. And when you're

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Lord revealed to the angels Valley, I'm with you. So give steadfastness to the believers. Amazing, isn't it? That's amazing. Allah subhanho wa Taala revealed in this verse, that he gave steadfastness to the angels first. And then he was the angels were ordered to give steadfastness to the believers, the angels required This, my friends.

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What about us believers? So constantly renew, and recharge, Imad, and you believe as much as possible? As much as possible? How can you do this many ways? Well, attending this lecture is a great is a great start, because it will give you that boost. Another way, for example, is

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another way is just having a family gathering sitting down, when's the last time that you sat down with your wife and read a verse, or something I like to do, for example, I leave a book of the field next to my bed, you know, like, for example, consuming because you, you have an English now, leave it to the next to your bed, and I read a verse, and I read this explanation, and I get my wife to read it to me. And she'll read the explanation, and then we discuss it, and then we sleep. That's a beautiful way to keep your email up high all the time. And keep your email recharged all the time. Second point how to protect me by my friend is to make doing good deeds a habit, make it a habit of

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doing good deeds, you know, the hadrosaurid, excellent way says that give charity with the rights to the left doesn't know. You know what it means. It means that when you keep giving so many times that there's that you lost count, you basically don't know how many times you're given. So ultimately, you've given so many times you'd like that you left one doesn't even know how many times you've given. That's what it means. Because if you were to give once or twice left with always No, you will always remember that when you give it so frequently becomes such a habit. Well, why you can't remember who you helped, a person comes to you and says, brother, thank you for the help you gave to

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me. The other day said, I don't even remember you. And that's such a beautiful thing to do. When you don't remember your good deeds. That's exactly how you protect your image panel. The third thing because what you know, one of the best things about that is that you come with a day of judgment and love gives you this mountain, and you never expected because if you remember some good deeds, you're expecting a huge mountain, right? But if you forgotten about it, you would expect nothing. And that will be beautiful. So you forget, and this is one of the beautiful things to do. Try and forget any good you've got and remember, every bad that you have done. Okay? The third way of protecting you

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remember friends, is to leave doing things as much as possible at anything that leads to it, you know, since and anything that leads to it, and doing things and anything that leads to it is one of the most important ways of protecting events, because you know that that sin will have bad effects. So Fianna soti Rahim Allah used to say that I used to feel the bad effects of an evil deed that I did 1010 or 20 years ago, even now. And once he missed his tahajjud prayer, and he said that I feel that the reason why I missed this tahajjud prayer is because of the evil effects of a sin I did 10 years ago.

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And he also used to say, I can see the effects of the of my bad deeds, on the way my animal and my my family reacts with me and interacts with me isn't amazing. He says, I see the effects of my daddy's on the way my camel looks at me or my horse treats me or the way my family speaks at me. And so he used to say, if your family is rude with you, and your children are bad to you look nowhere but in the mirror. You say look no in the mirror, because really, it's probably something you have done for which mankind is reciprocating. And that that way

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that's so important. When we find, for example, our neighbors being back to us these days, perhaps to look at ourselves first, before we blame them, because perhaps it may be that we have done something ourselves to deserve it.

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The fourth way, my friends to preserve your Eman is to go back to the core and and attach yourself to the core. This core ad is a protection for you in this life and the hereafter known as people do these days that they put up in here or they put it on their neck, etc. Or they put up a small core and in the smallest court and you can hardly see that. You can hardly see the words and they hand it from the from the car. What does that do nothing at all. It doesn't do anything at all. When the house burned down when the mosques in Chechnya and Bosnia will be burned down. One word the mosques was when they must have washed away. When the tsunami came to them they actually and destroyed the

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mosque there of course it was the must have doesn't protective apprentice Allah. It's the meaning of the word. It's a word once recited, that is what protects you. It is the real core and not the must have itself. Don't become

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People who become attached to objects. Yes, we preserve the Quran. We respect it, we never put on the ground, we put it in the high place. We don't touch it except what we do That's right, because that's all part of respecting the code. But that doesn't mean that our protection comes from this. It doesn't come from this it comes from its meaning and the benefit of reading and reciting. Alright, also protect the image by making dua to Allah subhanho wa Taala preserve your event, as a lesson or as rapana to the kulu bada bada it has a center or Allah do not make a harsh turn away after you had guided it. Also the promises image to make this yamo callable colo sub this cul de

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alladhina Oh my lord, or the one who turns all tours of the heart, established my heart upon your religion. Also my friends. Another way of preserving an image is by preserving a lot of love preserves you if you preserve Allah and His rules or regulations and his Deen that Allah will surely preserve you. The prophets have said authentic hadith incidents tirmidhi he said as for the La Jolla preserve Allah Allah will preserve you preserve Allah if for the love that Jesus had preserved Allah you will find a law wherever you go, either the first or the law, if you ask that not only from a law, way to start the first time we learned to seek anyone's help only seek the help of a lesser

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panel.

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So my friends, if you preserve a lot lower preserve you. Let me give you an example of how that how that is the case. Remember the story of the note of that of that Prophet? Look, man. Sorry, I forgot the name of the Prophet, Yunus Allah subhanaw taala the example of Yunus Alisha personnel, what happened to him? Well, he ran away from his people. He went to a ship became ship wreck, they had to throw things over to make the ship float. So they put their ballots and the name of the person came up and in this room over then the

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the the whale came and

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and he was in his paddle Hadleigh. What what what? Can you imagine the terror on a cold night, with the ship being wrecked and huge waves on top of that is thrown over on top of that a whale eating you up? It's like some handle is amazing, isn't it? Terrible, terrible terror. Imagine yourself in the belly of the whale, who would hear you except Allah.

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So, Allah subhanho wa Taala says that

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any sort of finance, he called up to Allah, that I was wrong. And indeed you are the one who forgives Allah subhanho wa Taala says thereafter the Quran, Lola Anna who can Amina Musashi, la la vida de bajo de la Yogi Babu. If he was not from the ones who used to remember me before, if he was not from the ones who used to remember me in his time of ease and safety, then I would have left him in the belly of the whale until the Day of Resurrection isn't amazing. On the other hand, look at the example of around who disagreed, and it is a beta luck, and it worked against the people of Allah subhanho wa Taala until the end, then when the water was crashing down upon him, What did he

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say? He said, I want to be Robbie Haruna Musa, you know, what Allah subhanho wa Taala tell him at that point. You're like, ceptin No, unless it was

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Camilla Cassidy. Now Oprah, now you believe and before used to disbelieve, and you are from a disbeliever you want to disbelieve it before you know like separatists words my friends know. The lesedi have no. So my friends, if you disobey Allah, in your time of ease now, the later on when the fixing that comes upon you and you beg Allah Allah Where are you? Where are you? Allah will say you know what, go away from me. But if you remember Allah now in your time is when your time of difficulty comes you will find Allah subhanho wa Taala dead, willing and ready to help you and his mercy about to touch you. That's an important point. Please, please remember that. Also, my friends.

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The one of the most important practical advices I have to you for preserving Eman is what many of the scholars Islam is to do is that when the heart is to waver, they used to go back to the greatest scholars and the most steadfast of people in the land. And the most pious of people in the land and they used to go back to them and then they used to stay with them and ask them for advice and remove the doubt in their hearts to Allah he reports and I write what he says listen to each other to Arabic. Listen to what he says he says what couldn't either said that middle Cove was at the dinner balloon water cut been on a China who I share a bit Tamia Ramallah from our one Illa and Allahu wa

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nesma calama who for years have

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Delica kulu and wire kalibo in Shira Heroku was in my opinion what? Nina, what a beautiful word. He said, We're lucky when our fear is to rise up in our hearts, and our doubts used to us to overwhelm our souls and our minds. And we still have doubts. And, and we don't know our mind was into it was in two ways we used to come to him, was he, his teacher, even Tamia

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about what he learned, and was only that we looked at him a little bit and stayed with him for a few minutes, except that all of that would go away from my heart. And it would be replaced with stability, steadfastness, and peace of tranquility. And that's exactly what we should do as well. When your heart wave was equivalent, my friend, you have doubts, then go to one of the elders and go to one of the scholars and stay with him and ask him and spend some time with him and you will find so much stability and peace in your heart. And so when the alumni and the teachers or lecturers and speakers, etc. Come to your city, don't don't say you know what, I've got better things to do. I can

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listen to the cop at home, yes, you can. But we'll rally you cannot have the peace and tranquility that you achieve from being here like you could

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from being away so you must inshallah try and benefit as much as you can, from being with people of stability and support inshallah. Also my friends preserve Eman. Bye practicing having patience.

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As Allah subhanho wa Taala says, What's the rush to come and levena the owner is the owner of the home belladati will actually you need to know what you want

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to do Xena can hire cydonia one or two Thurman Bahama the cleaner whatever however, can

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and preserve yourself and keep yourself with those people who call upon Allah in the morning and at the night and do not turn away from Him and do not be with those people who would look at look towards this life and their their methods have become

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become lost. Because because they have destroyed themselves with the pleasures of this world. Also, my friends, the nice way of preserving enamel friends, is constant remembrance of Allah subhanho wa Taala constantly members are lots of hands on the Prophet is obtained authentic hadith in Bukhari. The example of the person who remember the love is that is an example of a person who is alive. And the example of a person who does not remember Allah is a example of a person who is dead.

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My friends, unfortunately, too many of us are dead. Many of us too many of us have already passed away before we actually pass away. So let's live. Let's be alive. And let the Eman kick in our hearts by remembering Allah subhanho wa Taala. And the last advice for you for preserving Eman of course, is what Oliver mentioned, is to leave oppressing people because when you oppress people going to destroy your image, and of course oppression is of different types. The person in your family oppressing yourself, oppressing yourself, oppressing the rights of Allah subhanho wa Taala. My friends Kamala Harris for this opportunity to talk to you today. I hope that you continue to

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preserve yourself here. It's a nice small community always love to talk about Eman, preserving imagine that small community. I know the one of the benefits of being a small community is that we're all tightly knitted. We all come back to the mosque. We all spend time together we break up fast together. We have a solid together we have a happiness together. And that's one of the most beautiful things about being in a small community. May Allah subhanho wa Taala preserve you all continue on to preserve your Eman. Please continue on doing your good deeds and benefiting yourself Bismillah to Allah and I hope inshallah Allah hope to see you again, in the future with Santa

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Monica.

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We'll just get started with some of the questions don't have to get me

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all those donors going through it may be difficult for him.

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All right, it says here,

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how to protect the children for some of Western traditions, or religious parties happening at schools. What's the best way is to keep them home at that day?

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A big it's a big, big, big problem. Big problem.

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You know, one of the most important things first of all, for a child regarding these things is to give them an alternative. An alternative is to make sure that you celebrate eat hard. You know what I mean by that? When it's time to eat? Don't you know not take it, take a day off. Don't say you know what, I'll just go to work and you know, I'll come back later, etc. You know, we'll go out

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After at six o'clock this afternoon, oh, make sure you take the day off, and you celebrate hard. you're serving heart. by heart. I don't mean like in a bad way. I mean,

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I mean, you ensure you celebrate it in a way in which your child will truly remember that it is a special day, not Christmas, not Easter, not any other options that are available. That's, that's one of the first most important thing. The second thing regarding these other religious functions that we have of others,

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is to ensure that you explain to the children the real meaning behind them. When explain to the children the real meaning behind them, then you will not they will not you will not seem as if you're presenting them for something fun. So they could come to you and say it's Halloween, why can't we celebrate that as well? What do you explain to them the reasoning behind that when you don't explain it to them, it will seem as if you are this hard hearted father, mother that is preventing them from the fun, fun and beautiful things that other kids are also doing. You don't want that to happen. You want to give them alternatives. What I usually do, for example, my children

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on days, such as Christmas and others where their friends were, you know, having fun at parties, etc. I actually give them alternatives. So I might take them bowling, for example. Okay, I take them to the beach, and I live in a place called Gold Coast,

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which has approximately 87 kilometers of pristine beaches. Of which about seven kilometers, definitely head on.

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And about four kilometers is some doubt about it. And the rest is Russia, Holland.

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So it's, it's good to take them to the beaches. Okay. All right, doubt, doubt about our new brothers and sisters experience. How can good people, those people who have character and deeds intentions are like those of a genuine spin down for help. Given that they have they have rejected Islam. That's an important point. You know, we find this kind of love people who disbelieve in Allah subhanho wa Taala sometimes have impeccable, impeccable character. So we sometimes question how can these people ever go to hell, bye? Well, because the answer to that is that we know Would you agree that that character is from the effects and influence of the shutdown within us? It's true, isn't

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it? That characters from the effects of the shutdown, So ultimately, when a person has this belief in Allah, when a person has committed the greatest evil D that a person can do to this with even a less than a shakedown has no need to confuse him with the lesser evil deeds, just bad character. So he leaves him alone. And so a person has good character. So ultimately, when a person commits should with Allah subhanho wa Taala there's nothing else that has nothing to do with that person. So I thought that she thought there's not there's not troubled him around. And that is why for example, believers, one of the greatest problems we have is good

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because the fact that the shaytan does travel as in these methods, however, however, one of the reasons why we fail to have good character unfortunately, is that that oh he that unity of Allah subhanho wa Taala that we say that we have doesn't permeate into our actions. We don't allow it to live in our hearts if we did Allah he would have good character we would have beautiful mannerism all the time.

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When you see the light, how can you make sure you say the Shahada what light?

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Who said you're gonna have a light you can see a light

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and then amazing.

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Who said you can see a light

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you don't know if it's a life inshallah you see like, okay, because inshallah you see angels of goodness, you could see dark darkness as well, which could be angels off of Johanna. And we know the description of the angels of the two ends of the world that will question you in the grave.

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And there's some questionable evidence whether the name is Juan Curran, Akira or not. Some of the scholars his last name says them the names are not Mancha, Mancha, Nikki are the scholar citizens and others they say it is authentic to the names of modernity. So there's differences scholars, however, about which there is no difference amongst the scholars is that number one, that the angels will question you are black in a period. Number two, the voice is like London. Number three, the eyes are like lightning. Number four, that the public can send offensive hobbiton Bukhari he said, oh, here LA and the concept of Sedona peekaboo Rico. caribou are Miss lone men fitness and mercy had

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the job. It has been revealed to me that every one of you will be tested in his grave.

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Similar to or like the testing of the of the machine, the gel or the or the or the false as required.

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That's amazing, isn't it? Many every single one of us will have to have that test.

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Either the gel or a piece of technology that adjusts in our grades. How can you ensure that you continue to say the Shahada at that time, but there's only one way, or the only way is to ensure that you are on the Shahada in this life? If you're not on the Shahada, and decide, but Allah, how would you say? And so this false hope that we have in our heart, as long as we can say that she had at the last moment, we will live? How would he know if he did he died in a, in a car accident? You could be talking on your phone and saying this thing, you know?

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And you did?

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What? Like, there's a lot, you

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know what I'm saying, I know we're laughing, but Subhanallah, that is gonna happen. Of course, it happens. You know, as soon as your heart your blood pressure falls, and then you know, the blood doesn't rush into your brain, you don't have time to think about the Shahada.

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You don't have time. And that is why the scholar this leverages a mama No, Mama, he says, The scholars Islam do not prefer or do not like a quick death. So that quick death, because you don't have time to prepare yourself. Rather, what is better to expect and hopefully the lesson is slow down. You know, you know what I mean by slow death, even though it's painful, but at least you have some time to retract, Repent, and ensure that the last word that you say is,

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okay. In fact, unfortunately, you see, people also don't know what to do when people die. You know, what's the first mistake that people do when people have gotten?

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The first mistake to do is burden your dying

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with others is that you don't

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know how to protect the children on some of Western traditions, or religious

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schools. What's the best way is to keep it at home as long as it is that you're intending to say it again. Big problem if you know

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if they say

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Oh, shut up regarding these things, is to give them an alternative. An alternative is to make sure that you celebrate you know don't anymore What I mean by that meaning your last word is

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you know, not they don't have to say it again and again. Don't

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come back later, etc. You know, we'll go out.

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No, no, not say make sure you take the day off of the last word, very hard. Use me to say the hardest. The first mistake of the person who when he kept on saying the second mistake was that we kept on telling him to say the full Chateau de la

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una No, what have you said what man can ask? Whoever was the last word of his was La ilaha illAllah de la Jana.

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So therefore, you tell the person to say oh

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La ilaha illAllah. Muhammad Rasul Allah.

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Okay, only the ilaha illa Allah that He passed away? Not that of course, we don't have to follow the Prophet because we do. But but has he mentioned La ilaha illAllah. It's a matter of I'm saying, restrict ourselves to what he said. And so that's, that's, that's the advice, inshallah, one day we'll take a lesson on what to do, the person was passing away and what to do with the person who has passed away. All right, so the question, what are some What are some ways you can protect yourself from women, evil thoughts, etc.

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Protect yourself from women.

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Okay, so I guess you don't want to get married?

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I mean, I don't I don't know if that's what you mean.

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Sorry. See the light.

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Okay.

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Let's some ways to go particularly for women.

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Fasting, is that what it means here? Any particular kind of fitness the woman has already made? Or that he feels when he fears women

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are afraid to say get married? And he probably what is perhaps you mean is sick now the women? Yeah. What do you mean? Other women? Yes. You know, people say

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people say, and this is important. Yeah. People say easily fasting for those people who want to get medical for those people who have great desire fast.

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But you know what the reality is? It doesn't work.

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But the Prophet said it works. How can you say doesn't work? I'll tell you what.

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The Prophet Islam said when he said fasting. He meant it as a temporary solution towards the final end whilst you're searching for a wife, okay.

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And eventually we'll get married to intention to get married in that middle period of a couple of months of your surgery a couple of weeks or whatever it is. and desire is so high. That's when you fast that's fast enough.

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He never intended to fast and be an end all solution.

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Are you listening? You never intend to fast and we end up wish that's why it doesn't work when people we tell our young young to do this fast. And you know what they look at you like?

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Have you ever had the model?

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How can someone not have desire after drinking that French Vanilla? That it's a muscular You know, its muscular because it's true, isn't it? Because the reality is fasting is only meant to the temporary solution. It's not the end all be all. So what is the benefit of this advice? My friend benefit of this advises our older fathers and mothers, Allah have mercy on you. Please remember the time when you have fitna remember that if you do not allow your children to get married earlier, then you will read this things as well. The things that they do from the How long did they do? How long did they see? believe if you're preventing them from it, I have no doubt you will also share in

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their sins as well. The things that they do in the depths of the night, the things that they do locked up in the rooms, but allow you will reap the rewards as well. Do not let that happen. There's so much in the person's does when they go to university these days, and lots of panels that wants to free us from all of this. One of the beautiful things I loved about about the Muslim communities, some of them are security, such as the Arab communities. I love the fact that they married the children early off.

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I love that fact. And that's a beautiful thing. It's not something to be worried about. Because insha Allah protects your children. And and I hope that inshallah Allah this value permeates through all the Muslim communities in China, how can you get in

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with a scholar learn from him?

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Why don't you give him a call and see if you will? If you have tried Mashallah, how can you do it if you are getting pushed to do so how can you?

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What can you do if you're getting pushed to doing to do something wrong? That's amazing. That's a very important, important question. If someone's pushing you to do something wrong, you know, that's, that's important. You know, Allah subhanho wa Taala didn't create Muslims to be beggars, play, to admire others, and to follow others. And to be found to others. Allah didn't create you for this purpose. Allah created you to be leaders and to be Lord. Allah created you to be the trendsetters. Allah created you to be the stars, Allah created you to be the ones who are admired. Allah created you to be the ones who are challenging Allah to increase you so that you can be pushed

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by people who can be bullied, people who follow others and are pushed by others into doing things No, you are the ones who are in control of your test. You're the ones who should not be pushed by others, you stand up for your own values, and you do what's right. And you do what you think is right inshallah. So remember that point, you will not create it that you could follow someone else. follow someone else's stuff or follow someone else's guide. You will fall you are created to be your own leader but Allah is not going to hire Oh Martin aka jack Lindner. You are the best of mankind made for mankind even as I said that this verse means that Allah subhanho wa Taala created Muslims

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to be the leaders of mankind that's why because we were created to live next to the best of mankind made for mankind.

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So by saying Don't let anyone bully you don't let anyone push you into doing something that that you know is wrong and stand up for that which is right and you know a lot of the angels around you inshallah to help you in protecting

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some efficiencies

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okay. So, here

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the Celtic heritage or these are the 40 Hadees in one place, which is about present a man called Dr day

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How does a woman gain that same reward protection for her?

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If she cannot play for 40 consecutive days? It doesn't seem fair No Okay, this is this is fine, I understand what you mean the 40 consecutive days you cannot do so, what you do is that as we say in Arabic, we say that if there is a if there is a facet that is shared then that is

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when you are doing something and there is something preventing you which is from the from the from the command Allah subhanho wa Taala that you know your period comes in for seven days you cannot do it for example, then so be no problem that overlooks the void is continuing as soon as you finish your, your period inshallah. So, therefore look

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so therefore, inshallah as long as so let's say for example, seven days you bleed, so, if you were to do for example, the first 30 days and then seven days you bleed, and then after you finish the seven days of leading straight away to the next 10 days, that would also count for the 14

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If you would like to change sincerely, what steps would you recommend to take? If you would like to change sincerely, if you want to really change, I would suggest you do the following. The first thing you do is you always feel honestly sent back to Allah subhanho wa Taala you return back to Allah. And he really asked Allah subhanho wa Taala for forgiveness, he turned to Allah subhanho wa Taala with complete and true repentance. You remember when he turned to Allah subhana wa COVID of the complete truth sentence, a number of things happen to you. The first thing that happens to you is that lust for

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the second thing that happens to you

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is what Allah subhanho wa Taala

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is that Allah subhanho wa Taala turns your bad deeds into equivalent good deeds.

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That's amazing, isn't it? In taba, we're having a solid Buddha, he can you burn.

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The ad team has an advocate.

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Except for the one who repents and doesn't believe in as much as this, then we will turn his bad deeds into good deeds or indeed allies are forgiving, Most Merciful. If you committed dinner before, while you have a dinner and you repent now, Allah will make your dinner into an equivalent healthy, like marriage, for example, as if you had married a person. And that was half the man What?

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What a beautiful thing about our religion. We're lucky I love Islam, because it gives it gives a person who truly believes in Allah initially and sinned against Allah Initially, the greatest of incentives to come back to Allah and the greatest of reward for coming back to Allah. This this issue of forgiveness is so tremendous, besides the other loss of power that he will even give you this tremendous blessing. One of the other blessings Allah will give you is that he will make you his best friend. The prophets have said no and authentic Have you can say Muslims, the best friends of Allah are the ones who repent the most. If you sincerely repent back to Allah subhanho wa Taala

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you don't have a sin, you're forgiven, just like the day you're born. Allah says your bad deeds into good deeds. And now you've also become one of the clauses and best friends, Allah subhana wa tada through your sincere repentance, then my friend, if you truly want to make a change, you need to seek a path of knowledge. You need to seek a path of knowledge you cannot improve or rectify the situation. If you don't know, how would you change? If you don't know? How would you know that you're doing something wrong if you don't know. So you must take apostasy knowledge and martial law. So much opportunity now is opening up to you. The thirsty my friends, is you must act upon that

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knowledge action actioning upon that knowledge is so important. And the last my last advice is of course, make sure you surround yourself with every opportunity of doing good and every opportunity of of doing bad, the doors are closed and you always surround yourself with people who are doing good inshallah Allah if you do this, you will surely have an opportunity you will have you will surely experience change in Charlottetown.

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Okay, can I soak up

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you what our cup is about. As you can see. It's intensive weekend seminars, with four brothers and sisters live in a professional venues, using modern technology to teach lots of jurists in Melbourne in March 2006. This was for example, the real deal in Melbourne in May 2006. This one for example, the drops of deal this is regarding the 40 habito in Milan, London in January 2007. As you can see, of course, the oldest books out masala, the real here in London in March 2000 1700s and hundreds of people attend. And we have over at this quantity over eight to 10,000 students attending our courses in all of the five continents around the world now we have we have classes that are held in

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Australia, and India and South Africa and UK and now in Canada each other. And this is the house of God the Lord of the worlds in London, June 2007 and this is a closer look at some of our eligible bachelors Mashallah

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you want to have another look?

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What makes

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what makes a difference? What makes the difference? Okay, I just want to tell you a couple of things that make the difference. Number one, well, we're in five continents around the world and now in Canada, we want

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Join a normal network of 1000s of students our growth is truly a global initiative. It's truly an initiative for the oma.

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And when you join if you join a fraternity and a brotherhood and a sisterhood of your oma and your fellow brothers and sisters around the globe, and that's a tremendous, tremendous lesson number one, and number two, it's designed and developed to impart maximum benefit in one single weekend only. Yes, I know you're used to double a triple and quadruple weekend. But without gossip, we want to save you even more time. Right? We're going to do in one weekend, I'll tell you why one weekend, because when we can, should be enough

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to impart a lot of knowledge. Because one weekend, inshallah should be at least manageable for every single person, because it professionals out there who can't afford two weekends to be able to at least manage one weekend, because the world is getting busier, not getting less busy.

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So this is why we have one weekend as well, whether it be courses on a creed, in seconds, a few hobbies in history, and also on matters of the heart, every course is designed to maximum benefit a single weekend. What does this mean, when we have Max, one weekend course it only means our course notes are full of information, they're not going to be blank pages, they're going to be full of professionally designed and professional developed course notes 50 to 90 pages, you will see them they're thick and heavy. Secondly, because you don't have much time in a in a one weekend course, what we do is we don't ask you to write everything, we will also give you the audio so we want you

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to understand more. The course is designed so that you understand more rather than you know cram everything into shifts explaining and then you writing everything down no focus on understanding focus on understanding and love the course is actually designed in a way in which so much hardcore knowledge is actually important in a weekend, it's actually designed with with, with, with, in a way which I'll explain when you attend the course, a way in which we slowly ease the students into into difficulty we store the crack of the information until by the end of the course after the first day we we confuse you and the second day, we unconfused inshallah,

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we have to confuse you the first day that we need to second day so that we make sure you come back the next day. All right. Number three unique courses unique Waldron instructors are especially proud of education you will find. Of course, the courses are very unique, like a mock majority you may have never taken before the next course which is coming up on business transactions. I don't think you you know the world is in turmoil because of economic problems, isn't it? But what about Islamic business transactions about Islamic

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business, business and trade? Well, why not learn about it in one intensive weekend seminars, I used to take people completely novices and teach them how to even design a Muslim hotel, MasterCard, and Visa card after the course. And that was in fact one of the exercises we did in UK last year. And I've taught this to nearly three to 4000 students worldwide. I would love for you to all attend and benefit from that as in January, the 10th 11th of January coming up in children. So unique causes unique and new instructors you will find so many new instructors teaching Mashallah and of course a very refreshing style education which is different than before pioneering case based education

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methodology, incorporating modern methods of teaching and delivery with high quality course material, the course or the adult and when I talk about case based methodology, what does that mean? It means that we teach through practical real life scenario cases. Let me give you an example of a case study in the course on divorce for example that we do which is called A to Zed 11 mercy. The first day is on is on marriage secondary divorce. Let me give you an example of one practical case study. Fatima the 25 year old system was married to a man and they get married and the legs are popular for pregnant one day. Fatima while she's pregnant, she is very tired and she goes to sleep.

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Mohammed was a husband

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100 only

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a black man comes home from work and he's tired and has had a difficult day at work. And he comes home to expect his wife put food on the table. But his wife is asleep. So he comes to his wife and says where's the food? And he and she says oh I'm sorry. I completely forgot I've been very tired. And so at that point of the man says, I have difficulty at work and when I come home I have difficulty ah

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and then he says Go back to your family. I don't want to see you. So far from a cry she picked up a luggage. And then she goes to the car she picks up the phone because you what you tell them

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what do you do?

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Okay, that's interesting, isn't it? That's interesting, because that's what happens, isn't it? That's what happens. It's not practical case. It's practical because that's exactly what happens. Perhaps you haven't dealt with divorce cases. That's because the man is dealing with it all the time. Because everyone calls him up, isn't it, called the community leader that drew all the problems, we tend to lay on the people on our on our leaders. So that's wrong, really, my friends, because we need to know how to deal with it. 60% 70% of our marriages within five years end up in divorce these days. 40% end up in divorce in the first year. And that's a disaster. So we need to

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know how to deal with it. So the first question you will you will answer, and people will discuss it was how do we deal with a woman who's just been divorced and she's distraught? What? How do we commerce calm her down? Okay. That's the first first first thing. The second point of this, you didn't notice what the other man said. I said, Go back to your family. I don't want to see you again. So

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is Fatima divorce? That's the question to you. You could say yes. Some people say no, that's what we discussed it. And then what we do is what we come up with learning objectives, we need to learn what are the words through which a person divorces? And what are the words through which a person doesn't divorce? And so we take the fear of divorce in that way. Okay. You will leave the court in Poland forgotten everything. But you will at least remember the story of optimism, if you will, the practical case, right. And so that is the benefit of case studies, is that you remember your attainment higher, you remember the practical cases. And that increases your attainment because by

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the way, this case, study methodology is also used in in business, in MBA programs, in legal degrees, like Harvard Law, for example. And also in medicine, for example, to all use case studies in order to teach medicine as well. So it's a very interesting way of teaching. Because one of the biggest problems of academic universities has been that it's too much academia, not attached to practicality. Well, through case studies, we bridge that gap we make academia reach up with, with practicality and real life scenarios. All right. Number five, is that we ask you to contribute to your community to professional projects without Kalka twin sister, mercy mission. So I'll go through

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his knowledge, mercy mission in action. There's a strong emphasis in our culture for you to take that knowledge and straightaway start to apply it to mercy mission project. Mercy mission is a professional corporate community development organization that is focused on improving the piety, the confidence, the self sufficiency and the selflessness of the Muslim community, we want to ensure that Muslims are better citizens of their country, we want to ensure that a person who takes his knowledge becomes contributing citizens, we don't want them to just take this knowledge and get that mad rush and then go away and not benefit from it. So as a result, my friends, we ask you to

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contribute to our culture, this organization for where our company is for knowledge and estimations for action. When it comes to the course. I will explain a lot more inshallah, what that is. And remember, this is worldwide multi mission, also the corporate dollar organization worldwide, as well.

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is of course available for online for learning. No, not not as yet. We're looking into it, but not as good I'm sorry. Because nothing can replace the instructor teaching and you know, I never let anyone beyond in my class, no one yawns my class, because of two reasons. The first reason is, is that the person The second reason is, I don't give him an opportunity at all in the first place. Because in Sharla, the courts are very engaging, very efficient, and very, very, very interested in Sharla. Okay, I, I would urge you to not miss this course the mark, which is coming up, and I urge you to experience the mark the difference, the mark with juris. Imagine the following imagine your

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doctor operating over a little child with a valve defect in his heart requires a valve replacement, you have an option to either put a pig valve, which will last for two years or cowbell, which will last for one year or mechanical one which will last for six months. Which one would you put and how would you decide?

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I'm not asking this question to you because you're all surgeons Mashallah. I'm only asking this question to you because in the West, we have three options, right? One of them is halal, and Haram.

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The second one is very hot. And the third one is absolutely Hello. Right.

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And that's that's how our situation is in the west of all haram options. So you see, the intelligent person is not the one who knows the good from the bad. No, that person just has knowledge. The intelligent person is the one who knows the better from two good things and the worst from two bad things.

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Learn how that is the case, then learn the market matures. Learn principles of fit, so you will inshallah have the ability to weigh affairs. And I can see a lot of professionals here, please do not miss this course for your sake, you will have a paradigm shift in your thinking, what I personally have never benefited from any knowledge as much as I've benefited from understanding and having a paradigm shift in my thinking about what what Allah subhanho wa Taala wants from a life of the 21st century. This is why I start up every time I come to wherever I go. If you notice every time I start off with a course called Mark Rogers, this course on on the real data is coming up this

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weekend. If you're getting married, we sheduled your marriage starting point. All right. What's the afterlife?

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peak value? What is a peak? peak Tara

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Okay, eating.

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Eating.

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Okay, party, whatever causes

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Why?

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Which one was less suffering in your opinion?

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Okay, let me take the situation into the following. Well, that's it for today. This is gonna be really easy, isn't it? I will change the next time. It's the following. You're dying. Okay. You're dying. In front of you is one of two things in front of you. Is a pig

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that is dead. So you can eat that. The other option that you have Okay. Is a cow that has been slaughtered by your by someone else that is in front of you. Which one would you

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like it to be? Did you hear what I said? There is a pig that is dead in front of you. You can read that like the die right? Remember? He's dying. He will crawl out of the desert. And there's a pig that's there. And until it is to the other side there is a cow that is dead that has been slaughtered

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by someone and just didn't want to do something then you come back and take it away. is left up there. Which one would you eat?

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This cow is a cow what is the cow for?

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What is the cow? Yes. So what is the cow?

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Because

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what's the cow? What is the cow?

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Blow your nose and mouth when I saw that they were mine. One bite is okay. Now but really? Which one would you eat? islamically without sin.

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He said to the cow. You said the pig. Why do you think the pig

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pigs are obviously

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dying?

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Okay, beating the biggest it's not really stealing but Okay, good. Good. Good. You're almost there. But yes, but you have to think like a puppy. Okay. To take like a scholar or student have knowledge of it? Yes, I think

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pig wise.

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Yeah, whatever the cow is better for you. Hello.

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That was magic.

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Even if you feel alone.

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Okay, the answer is right. You will eat the pig. But I'll tell you why. Your reasoning is not there. It's almost like beating around the bush. The Bush is in the middle there. Okay. We are beating around the bush. I'll tell you why. Because one of the principles of Islam, is that the rights of as I said Arabic cocoppa the incense Alamo, aka Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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What does that mean? Meaning the right to Allah subhanho wa Taala based upon forgiveness and oversight, and the rights of mankind are based upon accountability. If that is the case, that's why for example, if you if you did something wrong in Islam, which is to the likes of Allah, you're forgiven. But if you did something wrong to the rights of mankind, you still have to make up for it. And that's why here you cannot eat the animal that we slaughtered, because the right of someone else

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but the right of Allah subhana wa COVID is forgiven here so you can eat the pork.

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And then amazing another example to prove this is the following. Another example of this is if someone swears at Allah

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I will be loved

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Then you grab hold of him, and then it says a stock full of stock from now, what's the ruling

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to let it go away? Or, of course not in Canada. We're talking about Islamic State. Okay, so we talk about utopian Islamic Islamic country, what is the ruling of the Sharia in that situation?

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What's ruling, he swore to Allah. And then the volume armor or the king of the Muslim country, he got hold of him. What's wrong with the Sharia please estimate?

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That's right, he repented. So it's forgiven. Okay, another person, he swears that Mohammed says and

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then the the judge and the court take hold of a benefit of structural law or central law, what's the ruling?

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He still should be killed by each of the scholars.

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He still should be killed by the complete consent of the scholars Nathan. Why is that but that one is doing it alone. And this was William Hamilton was only a human being. Oh, that's what we need to learn about fit guy. Because one based upon the value of Allah which is based on forgiveness, the other ones raised to provide for human beings to based on accountability.

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And will lie if you learn these things, makes your life very easy. So before you know this, you will not take mechanical, mechanical.

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But now that you notice if I give you another scenario, you'll note like this, right? That's the benefit of knowing the rules of peace and serenity. and tranquility.

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This one as a gift. Yeah, because anything else would be too much

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harm to the child because the more surgeons surgeries you have more possible to get. Okay.

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That was only one year.

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Okay. Yes, you hear strange noises in the neighbor's house. And you go check it out inside you find a nail into the ground with a burglar pointing a gun at him. He pointed the gun at you as his accomplice has your gun and to shoot your friend or shoot you

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Okay, what do you do? It's not matrix we're going to slowly free and you can do all your

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shoot that shoot should everyone understand that you unfreeze the frame and handle other enemies all dead you can't do that guys. Okay, he's got the gun to your head and he said shoot your friend or shoot you

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what do you do? Who said I killed? I killed a friend

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who says I'll just die Why would you die? Why me? Why

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should you

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give a cushy job he's a guy I love gonna forgive me if I say what a Cooper when someone put a gun to my head right? What kind of kill someone while

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we're all gonna die.

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I'm just just trying to play the devil's advocate. I love playing the devil's advocate

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if I put the gun down

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okay.

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We have to talk.

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Okay, possibility on the bush. But why is it it was you know why this is important? Because this is important principle for us living in the West. When something harms us, we tend to

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pass it on.

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What's the answer to this?

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Well

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as you should die, why the reasoning is more important than assets, because you can say you know 5050 times right, either you die or you live.

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So, the reasoning is more important The reason why is because the muscle house your preservation of your life is equivalent to the benefit of preservation of a person's life. Therefore, one harm cannot be removed with another house similar to that of that allow us to be Miss Lee the harm cannot be removed by another harm similar to this the principle therefore the preservation of your life is not more worthy possessions others even though you may be a scholar, the other one only someone general. So as a result, you should you should you should, you should kill yourself.

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Hello, so that's 50 after you know, it's amazing stuff. You know how to let you know the Hanafi scholars LMS in the days to like hypothetical scenario and because

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hypothetical scenarios, we actually, we actually have so much fit here today, at least to speak about how what, what if someone prayed in the air is to say he was hovering in the air and he prayed. What is prayer? We accepted the evidence to think like what a hypothetical scenario never even discussed. But hamdulillah we have melt the flame.

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And you know, you're good. Okay, you live in a foreign country? Do you say their policies? What are the no one going to school and university is allowed to grow a beard or wear any headgear? What do you do and how do you decide?

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Is it possible here?

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absolutely possible evidence? It is so possible, what are the principles we need to use? Why are we waiting till Reality Bites my friend. Once you know the principles, please attend the course inshallah, we will learn all about how to summarize a lot into this area as a modern problem. You want to know and have peace and serenity hot. Bala do not miss this course. But also a great scholar of the Maliki method. He said as for he who learned through its rules, that he is free for memorizing and learning many of the specific issues and learning uses falling under the general rule, as a result is firm and clear in those methods in which others are hesitate and unclear.

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Imagine before, when I gave you the knowledge you had an unclear when I gave you the rule, you're able to understand all similar scenarios after so this is the benefit of knowing you will in the multiple choice you learn about the secret to find answers to one problem priorities, and the waste financial dilemmas, medical breakthroughs, for example. And so many of the modern challenges human rights and civil liberties. And lastly, my friends. Lastly, nothing that I've ever said about that and really mean nothing has ever changed my thinking and allowed me to mature in myself about this religion, about what Allah wants from us from our life in the 21st century. Like the knowledge the

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rules of so please from the bottom of my heart. Yes, I've covered the other side of the world because I really desperately want to teach you this. So don't disappoint me. And please do your level best to try and attend in Charlottetown. Okay, the course is on the first second of November this weekend, medical sciences building in the University of Toronto. As the there's only a few places left, please do your level best to book it up. And inshallah I'll see you on the weekend, I will have a beautiful time inshallah, learning about the wisdom of Allah subhanho wa Taala. And lastly, thank you for this opportunity to back in the future.

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I've asked to share about the chef to answer two questions that were important. One was in regards to celebrating

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things like Halloween or birthdays, and other ones it was in regards to music. So

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I requested him to answer these questions in Sharla

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Yeah, sure, everybody.

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Sorry.

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No, y'all want to go back home?

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Okay, Halloween

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is interesting, isn't it? Nice and fun.

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Okay, why do we not celebrate them because I want them to do something better. Yeah.

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And important for us to have own identity, yes, of course, we want to integrate, but at the same time, we want to preserve our own identity, part of preserving your own identity is knowing your days of celebration and making them unique and specific. The process so for example, whenever there were days of celebration or other than that, he would prefer to the ease of themselves as to as a result, as a result, the process of surroundings to discourage having other daily celebration that went from the days of the things

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that they will celebrate, whether they be any other days other than the days of E themselves. So much so that the person even did not allow us to specify them by asking them to do the opposite of what people do. If people are eating food, why don't we just pass in that day just to be so opposite. So even that is to specify that day with something specific. So even that would not be a good thing to do. So as a result on a map.

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Scholars Islam say that a person should not celebrate anything other than being

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there to eat and Allah subhanho wa Taala knows that is of course, a means of preserving your identity in this country and of course, someone like us you know, in these sort of situations were more in need of preserving identity all the time. And so please do your level best to preserve this in your hearts and the minds of your children as well inshallah.

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Of course that does not mean that you cannot be kind and soft hearted to others. That does not mean that it means that you can be kind of hard and soft and gentle to others. So you can inshallah give them gifts you can be kind and gentle with them and soft and hard with them. Not be hard hearted and say okay, let me It's Christmas and he wants to give you a

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Gifts words or phrases, that you can explain to them that yes, I don't celebrate Christmas, but I will accept a gift just because I'm a Muslim and you know, we accept gifts, but not on the occasion of Christianity of Christmas itself. And if possible, try and separate that acceptance of the gifts away from the time of Christmas itself. So that you're actually not upholding one of the one of the customs of other religions, okay, because that's part of our religion to preserve. The day that we actually celebrate the days that we give gifts or the days that we have activities that will occur