Waleed Basyouni – Attaining Taqwa In Ramadan 2024

Waleed Basyouni
AI: Summary © The importance of fasting during the month of beatings is emphasized, as it is crucial for achieving Islam's three levels of Taqwa, completion of obligation to Abbaoli's act, completion of obligation to Abbaoli's act, and completion of obligation to the church. Pr practicing religion is crucial for achieving these levels, and good deeds are crucial for personal growth and success. forgiveness is emphasized, and the importance of seeking guidance and guidance from others to improve one's health and behavior is emphasized.
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hamdulillah Anna Maria who want to stay in who want to study who want to stop when I will be live in shadow the unforeseen ailments a yachtie family namah Yadi Hello Philomel de la Hua Euclid Villa de Allah, wa shadow Allah Ilaha illa Allah who the Hola, Shani calahorra Shadow anna Muhammad Abdul rasuluh Allahumma salli wa sallim wa barik ala Nabina Muhammad was early he was Sahibi he was salam ala whom metta Sleeman Kathira and my bad old praise due to Allah and His praise and blessings and peace be upon our Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu Ali who are early he was salam. My dear brothers and sisters, as we all preparing ourselves where we will start the month of Ramadan in sha Allah Tada a

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month that we are waiting for every year. I'm looking forward for it and every year that it comes, and it comes with a special flavor and Subhanallah no matter how many Ramadan you have witness you have fasted you have practice during that month. It's still every year it has its own excitement. It's that month, where Allah subhanho wa Taala have prescribed upon us one of the greatest act of worship, which is a CRM. Yeah, you have Ludhiana M and o katiba, ecommerce, CRM, WooCommerce Ikuti, Valhalla, D and M and publikum, Lala Contacta goon, or who you believe fasting was prescribed upon you, as it was prescribed upon those who are before you. So you may attain tequila. So, an ALLAH

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SubhanA data says, well until sumo hire Allah come, if you fast, it is better for you. It is good for you. And a tequila that's all we trying to attain during the fasting. What's a tough or means? A tough one? It's a word that has three levels, three meanings.

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The first meaning is the basics. What do you fulfill the basics of Islam? You worship Allah subhanaw taala alone, and you submit yourself to Him.

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And in Ramadan, it's so clear that you fulfill that concept.

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It makes logically it makes no sense. Yeah, and what's the difference between

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630 and 640?

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The difference is this CM is valid because it's on time. And this 10 minutes later after the time it's invalid.

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But that's a submission. It's teach you to stand where Allah Swatara told instead stopwords you so you're supposed to stop the three minutes only before then I will break my fast No, you're not allowed.

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You know, why would I stop drinking water? Okay, I'm gonna stop eating

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is not up to you to decide that we need your own logic. It's a full submission to Allah subhanaw taala.

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So that's basically something that didn't so young teach you to attain that first level of tabla, which is that complete submission to Allah?

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And you worship Him alone? Subhana wa Tada. Yes, sometimes he tells us what there is everything he ordained everything he prescribed. There is a wisdom behind it. But sometimes you note sometimes you don't know.

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And that's where the belief comes. Where the trust comes, because they know how knowledgeable he is how wise he is. And that's why I submit to him. subhanho wa taala.

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And the second level of a Taqwa is to fulfill the obligations and to abstain from the haram.

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And fasting is about that. A cm it is an obligation. Fasting teach you to fulfill the obligation to abstain from the haram. That's why the Prophet SAW Selim said, if someone fast and will not stop saying what is false, and stop saying what is bad using the all these false language and foul languages and bad languages and do the wrong things. The process of him said that there is no point from leaving food and drinks.

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So it teaches you to stop to change to stop saying and doing what is haram?

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What's the what's fasting without praying.

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That's why you see the Muslim care to pray all the time and the Ramadan. They teach them to fulfill the obligations.

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A temple also has a higher level, a third level, which is when you do the recommended Act, and the volunteer act. Look how Muslim cares for tarawih Tarawa is not an obligation. It's a recommended act. It's a highly recommended thing to do. And you'll see all the Muslim care for it. You'll see Muslim care to feed

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In the hunger and you look Muslim looking to rush and hasty the Iftar which is a sunnah and to delay the Sahara which is a sunnah reading Quran which is the Sunnah. So SubhanAllah. It's very interesting how Ramadan teach you all these three levels of Taqwa.

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But that's just a push. So for you to pick up, and that's also teach you that the religion there is theoretically we say, the religion divided into principles and, you know,

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pillars than obligations, then after that recommendation, theoretically, yes, that's correct. But practically, when you practice that religion, all of them comes together. It's not like okay, I'm gonna fill all the obligation, then when I finish the obligations, I go to the recommendation, it doesn't work this way.

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That's the theoretical classifica. But the reality is when you start practicing religion, you're all this mixed got together, it's called Better religion, the dean for Islam.

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My brother and sisters, some elements of the taqwa it is a half mineral Jaleel. To have that respect. To have that respect mixed with fear from the Almighty Allah will MLB Tenzin that you practice what has been revealed to you. Well, can I to basically and that you satisfied with whatever you receive, even if it's little.

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You're happy with it.

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And Oles I say when the shit when Islam said you happy with whatever little you earn or you got it doesn't mean that you don't look for more you're allowed to look for more but you have to first to be happy with what you have before you start looking for more that's what the what the statements means. And to prepare yourself for the day will you will live

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and this is something Ramadan should remind you of

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Ramadan goes very fast and that's how your life is. I just can't think every year I say that but it's still i I'm in shock God we fasted gonna Milan next week. And I'm not even over the last Ramadan yet.

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And you're going to fast next week.

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It just so fast. That's why last month I said a yam and Matt do that. These are very few days. And I will remind you by the end of Ramadan, that it will go like this.

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So make sure that you prepare yourself. I know some of you are young, healthy. But I tell you death does not discriminate between healthy and young and old and sick. when your time comes your time comes.

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But the point is will you you know your time comes when you're doing something right or wrong while you're ready for it or not. And that's something is not in your hand. You're gonna die you like it or not one day.

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Today tomorrow Musa is salaam Prophet Musa when the angel of death told him that this time for your death and he was panicking. He said can I delay that? That Allah subhanaw taala said how long you want to delay?

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He said make your hand wet and stick it on the back of like a ball or a cow and whatever how many hairs stick to your hand you can add this years to your life. Then Musa said then what is it you're gonna die? He said there's no difference

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I'm ready.

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So that's that's a reality that especially young people need to understand

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and olders so you don't be so tempted and consumed by this life.

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So important for us to prepare ourselves for Ramadan. Another thing that I will tell you that you should start from now is to have the good intention to do a lot of good deeds in Ramadan. Make sure that you have the intention from now why? Because Allah forbid anything happened to you distracted sickness, traveling whatever it can happen to you. Okay? It basically it is something that you can quickly read if you cannot do what you plan to do Allah the word you for it anyway.

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So let's say you planning to pray every day on time. That's my intention. And I'm serious about one day or two days you get distracted, you still get the ADGER of

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your Nia is to read the Quran and you did not Allah Samantha reward you for it. So make sure that you have the intention. And by the way,

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you're not playing games or the last Padala Acacia holiday the intention to read the Quran 100 times. I assure you No. You said no. You had your own Allah

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Oh hi there um you playing games Allah Allah knows what you're capable of.

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Allah knows that you just making this up

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if you can't do that, but something that I can do, it's in my ability and I have the intention to do it

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and make sure that you aim high with your intention sometimes to push yourself a little bit more. You know what last year I donated $5,000 This year I will push myself to make it seven.

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Last year I made 100 Quran this year I'm going to push myself and make 200 Quran

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just an average reciting of the Quran.

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Like an average the center of the Quran who reads slowly but smooth.

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If he reads every day, one hour, he makes up the Quran every three days.

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For one hour, straight 60 minutes you read but your reading is smooth and you don't stop. Even if it's slow, you will make Quran on every three days.

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It's not that hard by the way.

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we you know if you're quite fast, but let's say every 10 days, yeah, you read

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every 10 days you read the Quran, you make it again but you have to dedicate the time anyway. So have the intention to do a lot of good deeds, why intention is so good because you get reward if you fail to do it. Also, the second thing is that Allah subhanaw taala when he see that your intention is good, and you are psychologically because intention has to do with your inner, inner, inner self. So from inside, you are determined you have the will Allah subhanaw taala when he sees that from you, he makes it easy for you to accomplish what you want.

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Yeah, LM Allah who fear Kullu become higher Ah, you come higher. In Allah Allah Embolo Isla Saudi come Saturday come when I can. yumbo Illa Rubicam, Allah doesn't look at your body as much as he look at your or he looks. He looks at your heart what's in your heart? If Allah Subhana Allah to Allah find goodness in your heart, and the Quran He will give you goodness let us find out to find goodness in your heart today this week before Ramadan start that I have the intention to do so many good. And I'm serious, I'm determined about I'm sincere about it.

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So Allah subhanaw taala will make it easy for you to happen. It's not easy to wake up from above, it's that easy to stay the whole tartar away even though hamdulillah in our message easy to pray the whole time. Because Because so many reasons. Hunger Allah, the best one of it is this beautiful community.

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And also Hamdulillah we have always good three citations good reciters the Salah is not that long is not that short, very suitable for people. So it is possible.

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Allah Subhan Allah if he sees that you He will make it easy for you.

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My brothers and sisters another benefit of this good intention to have from now and then in San the candidate la Julio saleha. Yep that you have left side ataxia.

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When you have a good intention, intention to do 123 And Ramadan start and you're not fulfilling what you intend to do you still hold yourself accountable.

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So if I have the intention, you know what to pray every day in the mustard, I make sure that every day I pray Maghrib and Isha automation and federal numbers and start missing today will eat Don't be hypocrite. You promise Allah Subhana Allah before Ramadan that you will do that, hey, you stay stay. Basically keep up with what you intend to do. So if you hold yourself accountable for your actions,

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have the intention to make Hotmail Quran and I talk about karma Quran one beautiful, easy way to do it if you want to double your Hotmail Quran just a tickler if you want to double your Hotmail Con this year, you read every year Quran make another hotma which is also considered called Samara Quran

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just download one of your parrot like for me I like Chef for example yesterday those three whatever make any haram and I download the homeless have so what I do I listen to the whole must have

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that take me within five days that's a whole hokhmah Quran

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thing exactly what do you do when you can print out with us? You listen to the Quran

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so that's can be another hotma you can achieve

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a whole 100 Quran just by listening it and you can speed it up to 1.5 4.5 or the point 75 And YouTube so you can even go and it will be excellent Evan, if you can read with him, you know with your eyes as you

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You look at the Muslim you can do that have the NEA to make sure that you don't miss Iraq and tarawih Don't be among the four not the four wives know the four rockers only Salah

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Don't be among those category four rock and leave this day the eighth aka the problem and what's really interesting, those who finish after photo can leave and they stay outside

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calmer in the law how you Roman Allahu Akbar Jarrah. What Allah has for you on the salah better than anything else.

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I didn't, nobody saw Salam said, If you pray, and you complete the Salah with the Imam, you take the pleasure of a whole entire night, have the intention to increase your sadaqa this year, have the intention to increase your attendance in the mustard.

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That the number of salawat and the time that you spent inside the mustard. And MacArthur McFaul must have the intention to reach out to your family have the intention to forgive those who have done wrong to you.

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I'll say that again, those who have done wrong to you.

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You're somebody who wants Tony Hsieh he did something he did back to me. I said, Yeah, forgive him. Since Yeah, but he wronged me. I said, I know. What do you think forgiveness is for for those who have done good to you. Forgiveness is about to forgive those who have done wrong to you. That's the whole point.

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have the intention to be connected with your family members. have the intention to spend more time with your parents, young people listen to me.

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Have a thought of their parents come closer to them?

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It's not for granted.

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Having them? No, it's Z, you're going to lose them one day.

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So make sure that you spend time with them that you listen to them. You take advantage of them being in your life.

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Make sure that you have the intention to also to protect your CRM from anything that is invalid your sin.

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I can't emphasize enough on the importance of this issue. The issue of having the insincerity and the intention good before you start from Allah. Because Allah Subhana Allah says, Yo man, I am Pharaoh man who Allah been ill at Allah have you been sadly, when there is no wealth or children will benefit you? Except those who will comes to Allah subhanaw taala with a sound heart may Allah make us among them. Hello, Mr. Mostafa Allah he will accompany

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hamdulillah salatu salam ala malaria God who have asked my brother and sisters one of the thing that is so important for now to think about how I am going to excute my plans my intentions

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you have to think about it. Oh, I want to read Quran but okay, so what time you're going to read every day. I'm going to prepare I'm going to put this time for me to follow the Quran

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you know what I want to do get to California stay in the mustard Okay, from now apply for a day is off to stay in the mist.

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You have to make the plan hey, I need somebody to help me which is a very good idea also to have some kind of buddy from alarm buddy.

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You know if it's a family members of his friends, you know what, let's work on this together.

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So make sure that you do that. And you plan for it and you have a clear plan of what you will be able to do according to your abilities, and being reasonable. Because I'll tell you, you might you may delay but time will not. Time will not. And Ramadan will go like this. Remember, it's not how many Ramadan you have under your belt. Oh I fasted 20 Ramadan. 30 Ramadan. It's not the numbers from Oban in your life that count

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it's the deeds in Ramadan was that what counts? What you do during Ramadan? That's what really what is count what counts? My brothers and sisters. Make sure that you free your heart from all illness. Free yourself from sins, repent to Allah subhanho wa Tada and I will end my hotbar today with this example and pay attention to this example because it was repeated several times and many references in the Quran and Sunnah. Your soul and heart is like a container.

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It's like a container when you're sold and when that container is filled with something. There is no space left for other things to come in.

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If I filled a cup of a cup with sand, that is no place to put rubies or gold or diamonds or rocks, whatever you can, it's house filled.

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That's who you are. If you're so consumed by the Haram, there is no space for the good deeds to come in.

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You have to start cleansing.

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and guess what how you feel your heart and your soul with this eyes, ear, tongue, thoughts, actions that would fill that

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so if your whole entire soul and heart filled with let's stay with the lowest with haram things, you're listening to the Haram day and nights.

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You're watching haram there knights

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and Haram is not defined divide or defined by me and you define but what Allah says haram

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and what messengers are some said It's haram.

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And if your hearts and souls, that's one level, another level, which is all about it's not haram, but it's all things among the worldly matter.

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Don't underestimate the dunya when it comes to the heart, if all what you come through your eyes, through your ears, your tongues, your act is all about this worldly matter. It's all about your body is all about your clothes is all about your luxury things. It's all about sports, it's all about, you know all these things, regardless of how good about it. But that's all what your body on your heart is filled with worthy like, there's no space for God.

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Don't think either magically, you're going to have a space for it.

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Until you start cleansing and removing

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and replacing that.

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Don't underestimate what you've been doing to your hearts all year long.

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But hamdulillah the beautiful things about this little legend is a Toba is a dog which is open, which is that cleansing and it's still hot, you always have the opportunity to switch and to reverse.

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May Allah subhanaw taala open our hearts to accept the truth and to be among those who worship Him in a way that it will pleases Him. And we ask Allah Subhana Allah to forgive all our shortcomings. And we ask Allah subhanaw taala to make us enjoy the month of Ramadan, and to enjoy that a bad day during the month of Ramadan. And ask Allah Subhana Allah to forgive those who are passed away, and to heal those who are sick and to guide those who are misguided. And we ask Allah subhanaw taala by His names and attributes to bring peace to the world, and to and all the words the words and the injustice that we see in the world. We ask Allah subhanaw taala to make a safe and our town our home

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