Channel: Waleed Basyouni
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Alhamdulillah Alhamdulillah wa Salatu was Salam ala Avila and a B about the hula Vienna Muhammad Ali
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All praise due to Allah His praise and blessings and peace upon our Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam his family, his companions and his followers until the day of judgment. I bear witness that Allah is the only one worthy of worship and Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam has lost on vinyl messenger.
My dear brothers and sisters, I would like to start my hotbar today with you
with a story that took place in 1993 1992
and the land of Hashem in Damascus.
Were one of my teachers and the scholars that I met with a lot of specialists on the books. His name is Chef bucho Abizaid Rahim Allah Tada.
He visited a friend of his who is a very well known respected scholars in Syria. His name is shahada bother on the whole document Allah.
Shadow cause or an author is a man who dedicated his life to serve the Sunnah of the Prophet SAW Salem, hundreds of books and projects that he supervised.
So he used to live in a place in Damascus and a monk in a small neighborhood monk called upper heaven, which is in a very tiny apartment, barely the car can go inside the app.
So in general Bokaro visit visited him at his house and he found that in mashallah Allah give him bless them a good number of children. And in this tiny room has one room out of three bed three bedrooms apartment, you know, a room that he turned to be his library where he works, his books all over the place in the floor, even in the hallway, and is so crowded. So she has Bakugan Abdullah visitor from Saudi Arabia
felt any little bit yet he
felt bad for the show, know that. So he thought about and he knows, either will not just accept any, like donations or setup. So he came up next day or two days later, he said, you know, it looks like I have some projects in Syria. And I have to come to Syria quite often in the future. And I want you to help me. He's helped me with Wacha. He said, Can you please look for a place where I can have any to stay in when I come? You know, who knows? But I need a nice place to stay in.
So shove them by themselves and start looking and searching. And he got him a very nice spacious house and hire me down in the Corniche. And it was like
I can a very nice place with
a garden and the spacious rooms, four bedrooms and you know living room and huge balconies. It's like a house. It is a hub, it was a house.
And he told the chef, it's maybe a little bit quite expensive. But you guys Saudis have a lot of my 100 lab. It was at that time, around 8 million liras which is equal to $154,000 $154,000. But it's still not completely rejuvenated, renovated. That means a lot of renovations and work, which is cost another $77,000. So the total was $231,000.
finished the work and about six months, he invited the chef, the chef came from Riyadh and visited him there. And he was so proud of his work telling him and then the chef's said, No, we need to add to this furniture, I'm not gonna stay like that. I need a good furniture, take everything out and buy brand new furniture. Then he fully furnished the place. I forgot what was the amount and the total price for that. So can you can imagine so far it's about $230,000 After fully furniture, and after everything finished and they work on buying everything. By the time the chef leaving he The chef said to him Shala when I come back, you know, this house will be any used to put into use. Then
he handed him the keys.
And he said, Okay, I'll save the keys for you. But you can keep the copies inertia, this house is yours.
But I don't want you to tell anyone that this is from me.
This house is yours. You pick the house, I'm sure you pick the best. You pick the furniture, you pick the location. This is your house chef.
So and the chef Bucko left and he asked him not to share but I said I feel obligated. Actually, he's the 100 rated the story obligated to share that story of generosity. That incident is not something surprising by knowing what our early Muslim scholars used to be. And the generosity of Muslim through centuries and the people of Taqwa the people of knowledge, is well known.
In the be SallAllahu Sallam told us that that
one who will love for the sake of Allah, give for the sake of Allah
and the one who hates for the sake of Allah and the one who will hold back for the sake of Allah is the One who have completed his or her Eman, faith.
And in who Salam said, and that hadith report by Aveda wood and Muslim Ahmed that Allah says the processor said that Allah said Hakata Mohab Betty, Lila DNA Tabatha Luna Ophelia, my love will be giving to those who love of those who give for my sake, who give for my sake. So those who give for the sake of Allah what that means, it means that they give to please Allah, it means that they give those who Allah loves, it means that they give those who love Allah, it means that they give in the manners which is loved by Allah the gift from the wealth and the money and that Allah subhanaw taala have giving them while the honor seeking His pleasure and his acceptance of Hannah with Don
actually allow I know a lot of aha Wow even me Soufiane gifted her a jury
that it was worth 300 Okay 1000 dyrham
just I tried to calculate that with a very poor calculation. That's over a half a million dollars today.
He said yeah, I mean, this is this is because how much we love Rasul Allah says Allah, we honoring any his family. I said that the Allah she took that amount of money, this long amount of money, and she distributed among all her co eyes.
Even though this is like her co lives, you will think that there is jealousy but she give all the money and she shared it. And she gave to all the neighbors that she gave to everyone can imagine having what's equal today to have a million dollars
until she distributed
The whole thing in one day
and her servant said, if you just lift something for us to buy at least a good dinner today she'd if you reminded me I would have saved some
money Allah Allah
I was reminded dhania code
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When I give my brother food to eat, I can feel and I see him eating, I feel the food in my own throat as if I'm the one who's eating.
Has albasini once was sleep, and his students came
and another narration said he was not at home when he came and he found his students as you know, living room and they found underneath the couch, like a basket full of fruits and food. So the pull that up and they were eating so when he entered and he saw them eating his food. He was so happy he said now you just proven that you are my true friends and students and brothers that you eating from my food and have no hesitation. He was so happy to see them eating from his money or from his food.
Some of the son of a harem Allah when someone asked him something and he doesn't have anything to give, he will take off something that he's wearing and he will give it to them. He will take off his watch he will take off his radar and he gives it to that for them that's what it means. That's that's the money that basically currency is not a common thing.
It's momentously mainly merchandise.
If none robotic Rahim Allah he used to take people with him and had an Omraam and he will say hey give me all your money. I will be the one who manage the money I'm good with money. So you take everybody's money and put it in a pouch put the name on it. Then when they go what do you want to buy? I want to buy this and I buy this after they finish and go to the medina after had or Umrah. And he said to them, okay, now gifts this but do we have any money left? Your pouch still have a lot of it. You can buy something for your family. So can I buy this? Yes, you still have money for it. Let me check. Yeah, you can and everybody buy gifts. And they go back all the way when they go back
to consumers, which is north of Iran today. Okay. He will then he will invite them since there is a little bit of money left and I'm making a big one email, a big feast. He invites all the group back then he gives them back their money. 100% nothing missing from it. He doesn't do that. Once he does this every year he goes to hajj.
That's Abdullah Mobarak Rahim Allah.
He said in his in his trip, or was he passed by a city. And he had this young man he always helped him. He said I didn't see him in this trip. And I left quickly. Anybody knows what happened to him? Anybody from that city? Somebody said yes, he was arrested because he's in debt, and he didn't pay his debt. So in his way back,
he stopped intentionally just to check on that young man and he went and he paid that person's that young man, he seems every occasionally, you know, every year or two years whenever he goes to heart, and his did was 10,000 Dirham, which is equal to today, according to my poor calculation $17,000 17,400.
It's, I can go on and on giving you hundreds of examples of how generous
this colors or himolla and the earliest colors were, but what I want to point out about their their manner of giving two main points number one, why they give what, what motivates them, and what is the cause that they were looking for when they give
number one, they look for the poor, the people who are in need, and they will make sure that they give them
at the library ama bought a house and this house belonged to Hardin Jacoba. And he spent in it 90,000 Durham
and he heard that the family of were crying. When he said why they are crying Why are the woman and the children crying? They said because this is the only thing we have in life.
And it was be taken away from us.
And it was put an auction because he wasn't that son who inherited the family crying because they lost the only thing that they haven't eaten alive.
He told his servant, the one who manages money. He said, Go to the family, give them the house, and he gives them over the house. equal amount of money to the house.
You can pay your debt and you keep your house.
So you didn't need to worry about it.
On another word, like he said, keep the money that they spent on the house, which is the ninth house, and I give you the house back.
So use the money to pay your debt and you can stay in your home.
elated. naissance is another story. He heard that the judge of Egypt
He basically his house burned
his house burned. So what the Latham decided the great scholars of Egypt Rahim Allah for Arsalan na he Blvd now, he sent him 1000 pieces of Da da da da da is a pieces of gold. That's equal to $213,000 today
if you do a conversion,
elated nisarg When he Any, any, it's interesting how those scholars are so generous.
When another reason that they give, they give people who need help and had an ombre
anybody needed they will sponsor them. Another reason that they give which is interesting, the use to support student of knowledge Darat scholars, and they give them so much so they can dedicate their life fully for Tao fully for teaching fully for seeking knowledge fully for teaching the knowledge.
We all heard about a Khalifa Rahim Allah. And when you talk about Abu Hanifa the first name comes to your mind. His famous students, Abu Yusuf and Muhammad Hassan shibang. abou subset, come to upload Hadith or and fit well animal Kinnelon wrathful Han, I used to study knowledge that he felt can Hadith and I don't have much. Even when you look at me, I don't have good clothes. I don't have a good life. My father came one day to me while I'm in the class and he took me away. And he said don't hang around the Boniva in the how they call on Hubzu mushiya Don't hang around about Hanifa you know, like him Abu Hanifa is a man who eats chicken barbecue for lunch, you know, eat whatever
he wish has a non like, you know, he's like rich man. Me and you we have no money you come from my own family is not in any way close to about anything. So have you ever missed a bonus which is what are you? He said my father told me I have to work to help so I can provide for the house. Then he said okay, he took from him a pouch full of gold's piece of gold. And he gave it to him. And he said Give this to your father and stay and continue learning. And when it's finished, Come and I will give you another one
of us have said the spend on me 20 years. It was not one time event. It was not one Ramadan fundraising.
For the next 20 years of my life, he supported me until I will use them became part of the Overton Islam, the chief judge of the Muslim world later on his life
and Buhari Rahima Houma. He used to support the students who traveled with him to collect the Hadith 2030 of them, He will give them he will support them
and he will not hold back any money from them
you know, one of the amazing incident when an imam later beside visited the medina let him side is an extremely rich man.
He has so much land so much farms.
real estates when he visited Medina he knows an Imam Malik Rahim Allah Yanni in the low the lower income maybe middle class lower middle class. In America Hemlock had nothing much to offer so he sent the letter beside a plate filled with with what with grapes. Elizabeth decided to return the plate filled with gold 100 1000 pieces of gold that's over $200,000
He said the man accuses you have family.
They used to give friends. They used to give those who are related to them or friends of their family like Abdullah Rama did.
What's so special about their giving?
And I just want to end my hot bullet. What's the
special about the giving of the self, the giving of the early generations. They are so sincere when they give it they do it only for the sake of Allah. And moreover, they said my honor, I hadn't in our pillow.
I'm gonna listen, I never give someone money or donated to any cause while I feel I'm doing a favor. Oh my god, I'm doing too much.
Never kind of ironic new Musa to Portman, Jeffery. Bill, Alfie. Deena Well, Alfei dinar weapon axinite Juan equality Anam in me. He will bring a moronic new Musa 1000 pieces of gold 2000 pieces of gold. That's almost 400 What $426,000
And he said distributed among the students and friends and people in your neighborhood, but don't really know what it's from me.
Your own sort of Myanmar. I visited once a Latham new site. And he took a moment with nobody paying attention. And he grabbed a pouch filled with money. And he put it in my hand without anybody I didn't even realize it. And he said yeah, man so yeah, I'm uh sorry. I know he traveled from a distance use it. Make a use good use of it.
But please don't tell my son that I do that because his son used to say Father you spend too much one of the thing about the setup of him home Allah when they give the give so much they don't give so little when they give like a normal girl can.
When Omar gives he make the person rich so that person never asked again.
You know, this is amazed by how the scholars Rahim Allah in that time, when you look at the big picture, not many of them. Few of them were.
Few of them were rich, but all of them never needed.
The favor of people
because they were respected. They were honored by the generous men and woman of their time.
What that kind of would you have in Dean? Lamb would do an idea who you know what you had dunya
the honorable religious people never ask the honorable, rich, famous businessmen in their time. They never needed to ask them for favor. Why? Because their society take good care of them.
Robbie Robinson a man.
When he came to the Imam Shafi Rahim Allah and the night of eight he said Yeah, about Abdullah Abdullah, I just got a baby. My wife deliver a baby. So Shafi I want to gifted him something and he couldn't find anything in his, you know, in his pocket and he was just in the masjid surprised him. Then Imam Shafi Rahim Allah looked Look Look he could have only found anything except a pouch has 30 dinar 30 dinar 30 dinar is like what $6,000 6300 He gave it to him, so please forgive me, that's the only thing I have.
Otherwise, I would love to give you more
and amazing thing about them also about the manners of their giving the give while they need
you'll find many of the seller in need yet they give
Maslow Krahula he was in a in debt.
And his best friend hyphema was also in debt. And sometimes they talk to each other about their each other's debt and how shallow they plan to pay it off. So one day mismo get a good amount of money. And he said that money can pay my brother's debt. Then he went and he paid high Themis debt
MacArthur Illa that Haifa Magara money
around the same time to look somebody knows of them and he gave them more both money. So hide them I said, I will start by paying my brother's Miss Luke's debt first, and he went and he paid Muslims debt. Then when the media they said, By the way, I found my debt paid. He said me too.
And let on they found out that they paid each other's debt without realize without knowing
many of the stories where people won't be giving the money and he will say no, I know my neighbor who is in need more than me, give it to him. Now this person need more than me, and it will circle
In the neighborhood, and the seller comes back to the first one. Because everybody in the neighborhood said, I think My neighbor needs more than me.
Soon and I'm pushing him when I can have him Kasasa
it's not about how much that they have. It's about how much they care how much they believed in the setup ah
at something that the manners of they're giving a just an amazing
Rahima mulata that's why severely 30 When he see someone coming us need help. He said, Come
you doing me a favor by taking my soda.
Because I'm fixing somebody Dunia and the soda will fix my Archaea will elevate my level and
even Omar said, I'll forgive should have the upper hand
not the not just that the rich. That humility sense of humility is something amazing about them. Something that is well needed in our society today.
May Allah subhana wa Tada make us among those who give her for her sake.
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Allah subhanaw taala told telling us and sort of the Tober that as for those who will come to you, asking you to ask them if they can go with you to the battlefield with you in the journey. And the person would say I can find nothing
for you to write upon. They turned back while their eyes overflowed with tears
and they are in a great deal of grief. And Quran said why they are in tears and grief.
I mean, it's like not because they're not gonna fight not because they're gonna get high ranks by you know, taking making score, I did attend this I'll be company with no, because the could not find something to spend for the sake of Allah. That's why the orienteer
I know we happy if I miss fundraising.
We happy if I you know if it if I don't need to give some of us and some not.
One of us will pass on say, I wish I had money to spend like this, I wanted to sponsor this. To do that.
I want to say to everyone no matter what they give, and that's one of the things about their manners of giving, then it's never worried about how much is too much or too little. It's about the attitude that it is. But this whole it's a wake up call for us
that you understand the manner of those people and the manner of their giving and the nature of their giving.
That's why they were a role model. There were the best generations and we just tried to follow their footsteps. I want to give I want to end with this final verse I want to aside for you. And
final message that I have, which is related to everyone in since the end of the day, who gave and today who are giving. Remember what Allah said well mo Taya Botha whom Allah
the dead will be resurrected.
And when they are resurrected, they will see what they have offered.
They will see the result of their giving.
Those who have made other people's life easy alone made the live next live easy. Those who help people, Allah will help them when they are resurrected. Those who brought relief to people alone will bring relief to them.
Those who have given and were caused so much good to happen. They will see in the record of deeds, how much has an ad that they have accumulated through their donation. May Allah subhanaw taala always make us among the giving one man last patata raise our level and Janetta name, make all the money in our hand not in our heart. This hope was not related to fundraising.
And it does sound
that only we remind each other about Sanaka when it comes about a specific nothing wrong with that, but this whole book is about the concept itself
it's not about the rich among us it's about every one of us not about the older the working men and women but about everyone how often regardless how young you are, or old your regarding how what is your income is saying, I wish nobody misunderstand the purpose of this hobo
SallAllahu wasallam man and Amina Muhammad Muhammad Satya hamdulillah