Channel: Waleed Basyouni
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and the celebration of Ashura is into the memory of Musa alayhis salam and the victory that Allah Subhana Allah have granted him over for our own and his soldiers. And that's the reason that we celebrate Ashura. No for other reasons, not because of the death of a Hussein or anything of that nature. That's not why. In Nabi sallallahu, Allah said we celebrate the day of the Ashura it because in Nabi sallallahu alayhi wa sallam asked us to fast and he said to ever fast that day, Allah raise the sense of previous year. And he said, sallAllahu wasallam, we have more rights over Moosa, then the Jews, so he ordered the Muslim to fast it as well and to celebrate it as well, by offering the
fast and that day.
I have some few points to share in regard to this historical event that took place. Because there is no story was repeated in the Quran as many times as the story of Musa alayhis salaam, the reference of Musashi Salaam stories, almost 136 times
if it's not more 136 times. He's the most
he's the he's the one prophet who was mentioned in the Quran the most. The story of Moses that is the story that was mentioned the most.
You know, most of the meccan surah there is a mentioning of the story of Moses
and Emraan Al Baqarah al Emraan.
And an IRA for Al Assad israa Well, you know, swappa washer Allah, wa houde and many other sewers, filled with information and detailed information about the story of Musashi Sam from the beginning to end.
That's mainly because these stories are filled of lessons for us to learn from
The trials of benissa II and our own trials bear a very similar resemblance.
And even the ambassador the Alliance said, Whatever happened to the children of Israel will happen to you?
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At this time, I would like to share some few reflections about the story of Musa alayhis salaam.
And that historical event when Allah Subhana Allah granted him
victory over frown and his soldiers,
we must first realize that this days, as I said, is a day of celebration, where good prevailed over evil. And that's in itself, something deserve recognition. And that should be something applying every time we win a battle against something wrong, or bad or evil in our life, or at our the level of our community or the level of our society at large. By being successful to philosophy being being,
being thankful to Allah subhanho wa Taala.
When the oppressed, rose above the oppressor, it is something bring relief to us. We are happy for it as Muslims, generations after generation knew of this day, and celebrated, even the pre Islamic Arab used to honor this day, and some would fast it as well, even before the time of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam.
Our recognition of this event is significant in that it shows us that bonds of faith, truth and justice are stronger than any other bonds.
It's interesting that the bonds of faith and truth and justice, it is much much powerful than any other bond that you think of a phrase, national, tribal, or you know, social status, or any others. The prophets of Salaam told us that we have more of right to celebrate Moosa than even the Jews dead, even though our race, language, culture and time are all different. But yet he said, and to
be more seminal, because the bonds of a man of faith is stronger than the bond of blood and culture.
This event gave us hope and reminds us that all oppression even extreme tourney like for our own will eventually be destroyed.
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Indeed, Pharaoh exalted himself in the land and made its people into factions, oppressing pressing a sector among them, slaughtering their newborn sons and keeping their females a life. Indeed, he was of the corrupts
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this incident reminds us that victory will eventually be for the believers, the patient and the oppressed, regardless of how powerful the oppressor is, or how long the oppression lasts.
And that's an important lesson as we see many cases in many parts of the world, that the oppressed, feels hopeless and sees no future for their case. And I say don't ever give up. By looking at the story of frown and Moosa, you would never think that there is a hope for bunnies, right? But Allah subhanaw taala brought that hope to them that victory to them. Why
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And we want to confer favor upon those who were oppressed in the land and make them leaders and make them inheritors and establish them in the land and show Pharaoh and his ministers, the soldiers, his army, how on his minister how man is specific, and their soldiers through them that which they had feared, which is the freedom of the children of Israel, and they will be freed.
Allah subhanho wa Taala says to us, in many verses, similar concept, that the victory will come and relief will come, and that's something we should deeply believe then.
Another point, this is an incident
and this historical event illustrates how Allah is the best of planners
for Atal Humala, whom in hated America civil. Allah says in the Quran, Allah come upon them from where they had not expected. When Allah plot against the plotters, plot against the deceivers, against the corrupt the corrupters against the oppressor. You wouldn't be surprised how Allah subhanho wa Taala will bring destruction to them.
Pharaoh commanded that all the Israel its newborns to be killed in order to protect his kingdom. Yet, that was this very command that caused Moosa to be cast into the river, and ended up in Brown's home where he could learn the ins and outs of Pharaoh's life. That same command that meant to protect his kingdom was the reason for his kingdom to collapse later on, because that boy wouldn't reach for Alan's house. If that command was not there.
He will not be having all his knowledge and, and became so powerful and non respected. If that wasn't the case.
Allah cause the love of the infant Moosa to enter the heart of Fairgrounds, wife,
parents own wife, loved musen and as a result of that she was among the first to believe in Moosa when he declared his prophethood and she became a Muslim. And that a fraction, insight for rounds house as well as mashed up for our own later on. That is the hairdresser's in his house and Islam and religion and believing in Moosa and his method starts spreading inside his house and towards cola.
It's amazing. see another incident and that story, for our one administrators power, and to show that Moosa is a liar. So what did he do? He called the fair The Magicians of Egypt.
Right? And not only that, he said, let's do the debate in public in front of everyone. Not on private in the past. No, no, the arrogance led him to ask all people of Egypt together in a day in a holiday, and he gathered everyone you know, into commune with Xena, well, are you sure a nurse and I will make sure to bring everybody all this crap together, so you can witness this day.
And he brought the magicians to show his power, who believed in him and all the sudden Allah come to him from where he never expect to be defeated, which is through these same magicians, that meant to give victory deferral. They actually give victory to Moosa over frown for opiates. Salatu suggestion call Who?
so the magician's fell down and prostration they said, We have believed in the Lord of Harun and Moser, first that you believe in and you believed him. Before I give you permission. He thinks he's powerful
He is your leader who has taught you magic. So I will surely cut off your hands and your feets and on an opposite sides, and I will crucify you on the terms of palm trees. But did that change anything from what the declared no made the more committed to continue believing in our last panel what
the story teaches us to trust Allah's promise and to trust his infinite wisdom, even when we don't understood why something is happening. And why this is happening this way. You should trust the last panel to Anna and whatever he planned for you. It's the best of plan. I'm sure the mooses mother couldn't understand why would she threw her own son in the river to cast them in a box and just cast them in the river. I'm sure the people that time don't understand how can their sons will be slaughter. How can Moosa will be saved, but Allah subhanho wa Taala told her, just put him in the river, follow the dinner who you know me, Kate, or Ryan. Howard doesn't? Well he Talon and Noah De
La Hoya and we restored him to his mother, that she might be content and not grieve, and that she would know not only here but all of us
know that the promise of Allah is true. But most of the people do not know when I can not follow him lie on the moon.
The children of Israel, Israelis, they doubted the wisdom of Allah subhanaw taala at one point,
and the question was set in many places many times
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the dead. Victory sometime comes at the hands of the believers and Allah. And other times, Allah destroys the disbelievers directly, such as the sea, with Moses case with brown, such as an Eliza Alassane, that wind that destroyed the tribes that gathered around Medina, you didn't know where the victory will come from.
Ashura reminds us that disbelief and arrogance go hand in hand, absolutely. go hand in hand, as arrogance blinds a person from seeing the most obvious of science. Faith is not only a matter that shows us that faith is not only a matter of reasoning only,
it is a spiritual, emotional state. And as a matter of the heart. That's why I Lawson so many signs to frown. And as people on the didn't believe in it. And what shows you the arrogance, that when for our honor his soldier, so the sea split, and Moosa and his followers and the children of Israel, crossing on a solid land in the middle of the sea. Can you imagine that the sea split two sides like the mountains of water, and there is a solid land in the middle. And Allah made this in front of everybody's eye that shows you that this is America, this is something beyond humans.
did he said, you know, don't mess with this guy.
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and that would lead them to be all drowned.
there's dirty minds that will always must try turn to always turn to Allah and humble worshipping during times of trials and calamity and continuously pray for our safety and success and we
living in a time of crisis, we should turn to the last Matalan prayer and begging and asking for safety and success. We should not be arrogant and a time of crisis. We should always be humble and on our knees, ask Him for His forgiveness and admitting our shortcoming for Arlo Atala he thought Kelly now I'm benna john feet Natalie lukumi Wally me, wanna Gina Magica minakami McAfee ring. So they said upon a law do we rely our Lord make us not objects of trial for the wrongdoing people and save us by your mercy from the discipline people said Moses said to his people, seek help through Allah and be patient Indeed, the earth belongs to Allah. He calls to inherited, whom He wills and he
and of His servants. And the best outcome is for the righteous for the righteous, Panama's elico Mr. novella he was Miro in albayalde to ha Masha amin a body while people to dealing with the pain or hanaa inner Mousavi and turbowash komikko ministra Buta Watch out we'll be able to come up a Masato meaning when they could not go to the temple to pray Allah order them to pray at their homes.
It's a time of prayers. We ask Allah subhanaw taala to bring us relief and safety and security in our homes or lands in our city, in our country and around the world and to save those who are oppressed and to free the land who those who have been their land taken away and occupied. May Allah Subhana Allah forgive all of us portomaso matomo stowford Allah hubiera composto Hiro
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actually teach us that humans will be tested even after gaining the upper hand
gaining the upper hand
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you today maybe not a father, but tomorrow you might be today you don't have family. But tomorrow you will be responsible for one today in charge of people tomorrow we might be in charge of people.
Today you didn't have a five position but tomorrow might be or you are now on a low we'll see what you do. You don't have that much money, but Allah will give you the money to see what you will do. So even after you succeed, Allah, Allah we'll see how you will act.
After Allah gives you what you want to see, you didn't have knowledge, the more you will have knowledge what you will do with it, and everything.
As we watch the collapse,
and the chaos and avant Stein understand the old regime
and the rise of the Taliban again to take over
it just to remind to sell us to give victory to everyone to see what they will do.
Interesting days we're living in.
We also learn that loyalty to the truth and what is right is prone to rise and take more priority above any other loyalty loyalties. We cannot let our personal bonds get in the way of removing oppression, saying the truth and establishing what is just unright
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around too much telling Moosa? Didn't we raise you among us like a child hunt you like a son to me? Now you're turning against me.
And you remain among us for years of your life, thinking that this bond will make moose change his position.
One of the things that we learn from this successful story of Musa alayhis salaam with the success of masani salaam, that admitting our mistakes and learning from them, is crucial. But this should never leave us hostage to our past failures. We must have faith in our ability to grow, to change. So we may move forward the life better for what we have learned through our mistakes.
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I was wrong.
I was misguided when I did what I did. Moses said, But Allah have guided me, have given me wisdom and Prophethood and appointed me as one of the messengers. Look at the confidence.
from this incident
that Musashi Salomon, Allah chosen to be a prophet. He said, Can I have my brother with me to help me? You know, I'm not that eloquent like him.
This story, behind Ashura teach us that all of us work to come and go, and we should need we feel that we need one another. teaches activists and educators and all those who are working for positive change, to work together
and complement one another's effort.
We complement one another, and we help one another. With our personal strength. There's many to be said many lessons to be shared. We learn the status of fasting as an actor forscher from Ashura, noble acts twice were chosen to be the way to show your gratitude to Allah will learn that celebration
and festival and holiday, not days of disobedience, days of drinking and partying and and making haram as some people turn holidays to be associated with haram thing. It's the days of Nevada, it's a day of Salah is the dfcm today of a vicar, Allah subhanho wa Taala.
And, in the end,
this also fasting the day of Ashura teach us the importance of stablishing the uniqueness of Muslims.
Muslims are intended to be unique,
especially in their way of worshipping Allah God. That's why Nabi Salam said, we will celebrate the two days not one day, not why the Jews the celebrate is one day we're going to do two days.
That's just to make us always aim high. I asked the last panel what data to make us among those who wouldn't be doing active fortunately reflect upon it. And that is many to be said and to be mentioned about the story of Musa alayhis salaam. But I hope this will inspire us to look at it, then we'll have a deeper look with a more deeper understanding of it. So we just not to do the act of worship without having a real impact in our views and our
way, the wisdoms and the outcome that is expecting from celebrating such beautiful day. We ask Allah Subhana Allah to forgive our sins and to protect all of us and to heal the sick and to protect our community and our loved one from the evilness of this pandemic and from the whole world. We ask Allah Subhana Allah to put his mercy on those who passed away among our parents, family members, friends and loved one and everyone who passed away from our own mahalangur I mean, a lot more often than not him know if you know if I know I could have risen in a alarming inner circle who down took our fall Hina Arjuna husana taqwa Hauser canto humans, aka Allah who made up mostly Muslim enough
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