The Book of Minimalism Week 02

Waleed Basyouni

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smilla hamdulillah salat wa salam ala rasulillah Allah He was so happy woman whether or not or pretty to align His praise and blessings and peace be upon a prophet muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. Today we'll be speaking about the second Hadith in the book of Zoo to Allah wa. And that's and this is a this chapter Zavala is part of another main chapter in the book of global Milan called a German

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Zoo what we said last week a zoo is to avoid which will not benefit you in the alpha. And what is to avoid whether it might harm you in the UK

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or be harmful. Zoo to a taco man I am fat. Well, what a taco man.

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The second Hadith that Li Ma'am, that hedgerow homolog to Allah mentioned here, had eaten in the local Hari, or in the bee sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said and he said well be hora de Allahu anhu para para rasulillah salam, Teresa de now what Durham will copy

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in order to get all the world in the mirror but amuro de la mirada

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in La Mirada, LEM yerba

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Bukhari ahora de la underrated the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said,

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cursed is he

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to eisah curves is he could be but also Tessa it means a person who will live in misery

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a person we will constantly in losses like a loser

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and a person who constantly unhappy

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unfortunately

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always things going wrong in his life.

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So that means Teresa Dena. So the word Tessa is way more powerful than just saying, cursed is He

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Who is the slave of the D not the slave of de nada de not here basically the currency that made of gold, the slave of the gold and the slave of the digital hump and Devon is made of silver. So the slave of the golden and silver

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and the slave of Teresa Abdul dinar ties up to Durham, one Khalifa Al Khalifa Is he the translated or he translated here as the clock bordered with selke. It's a type of the rope, the veil,

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scarf, a garment, fancy garment made of silk,

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fluffy and a nice,

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very soft, which just shows up a luxurious type of lifestyle.

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If that person is giving anything, he would be satisfied. You need anything from this worldly life. But if he is not giving anything, he is displeased.

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Side not only displeased but it will be angry frustrated. All these words can be understood from the word Sukkot

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and Buhari also there is another narration for Buhari he added another word, but Teresa Abdullah Khalifa chicer Abdul Hamid saw

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he add the word Hamid Hassan and what does camisa

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Khalifa is that

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silky fancy expensive type of garment or garment.

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El camisa is the opposite shoe Julie a cloth

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black cloth have two lines, okay?

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at the border of its width and it is made of bad quality and a cheap, very cheap. So that person is a slave to

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the gold and the silver slave to the fancy you know luxurious life, but also slave tall homies which is a cheap type of cloth or

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Which is you come by with a little bit and another word that means he's a slave of the money, slave of the wealth regardless of its a lot or not a person who cares so much about this worldly life and it become his main goal in life.

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That what that these two examples means? in Oracle, yeah, I mean hat is giving from this dunya will be happy, whatever he is giving that make him happy and please, with a lot, or ugly given who's giving him a lot. And we're ilam Europa and a lot not haidara here is for last month, I did not give him much of this dunya will be angry, frustrated, you know, because why I'm not giving why I'm not rich, why I am not like this person, why I am still, you know, poor why I'm not having this and that will be angry and angry at two analyst panel.

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There is another narration for this. Heidi came and say hello Bahati as well.

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Teresa, Dina

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Teresa, as I said earlier, the word Teresa katiba. And also you can say by Tasha

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tat Lisa what Tasha? You can say both. And it means halakha hustle,

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law, loser or

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cursed or doomed? Okay. And it's

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or it is a statement is it that the process of making against such people or a law, the process of telling us a statement.

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And remember him Allah said both he making your app and telling us the reality of those people. He asked me a lot of data to punish such people who are the slave of golden silver slave of this dunya slave materialistic things. Those who are not pleased with a Lost Planet, and unless they are given,

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and they have no trust, and the last parrot Alice was, and decree. That's why they get angry and frustrated a lot if they're not given from the dunya. And the only reason they are angry and frustrated, because the heart is only attached to the dunya.

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If their heart not attached, they wouldn't be mad if they did not get anything from it.

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And in regard to this, I just want to share with you what Salim bin Abdullah said to the king of the money at that time, when the king walk into Makkah, and he's so solid making power. He came and he start walking beside him. And he's the asylum. I heard great things about you.

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Yes, Alan? Why don't you make any request of me and I will meet your requests? Do you have debt? Do you need money? Do you need support? Do you need help with anything? It just asked me whatever you want. Then he said yeah, I'm here. I mean, you think it would it be appropriate for me to be in his house?

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And I asked someone else.

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Now they are on the inside the master cabin. He said I am in his house and asked someone else I can imagine if I'm in your house and he asks another person, can you get me water? Can you give me this? Or can I have that? And it is your house? Now appropriate? You ask the honor that so many felt shame. And he waited outside for him until

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the mid mid day and by the time Sanam left

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Harlem and he saw him out waiting for him outside. Then he said yes. And now you're outside his house.

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Asked me and I will give you whatever you want. He said yeah, I'm your man. I want you to listen carefully. He said yeah, I mean,

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you going to give me from matters related to this dunya or the next life said only this dunya Allah subhanaw taala only make he have appointed me as a distributor. Just a distributor of this Well, that's a nice of the king to say that said I'm just a distributor of the of the wealth of this word you like this ask me and I will give you some of it.

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Then he said yeah, I mean, so this

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Something you don't own it he said no.

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Allah owns it. Then he said yeah ameerul momineen I never ask Allah who owns this dunya anything from it

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You think I will ask you

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any The one who owns it I never asked him anything from it

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and never wasn't my heart

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I'm happy with whatever I have and I'm not looking for for anything from it. I'm just waiting for the hero for the next slide.

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But definitely This is not an easy status to reach.

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You know in the B cell Allah is Allah by choice. He choose sallallahu Sallam not to have much from this dunya

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you when you read about the prophets of Salaam how he lived literally in poverty in the bay salatu salam didn't have food and anything to cook for three months in the Bissell allow me while he was selling them you know did not have much of money that's why his wives at one point when they found that in the music can be

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rich in the visa Salim can possess money

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but he choose not. Salah Rasul Allah in Africa, they asked the prophets of Salaam if he would appointed money for them like you know like, like a monthly thing he gave it to them. So he will give them money in a regular basis.

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And in the piece of Salam was very clear. He said, either you live this lifestyle that I have or you can go

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Allah will replace you with other woman who will be happy with my lifestyle.

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in Abuja salon did not say that because he stingy is miser hasha who akella is far away from such thing. So Asana is the most generous man.

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But individual salon did and said this to his wife sallallahu Sallam because this is the lifestyle This is the heart that has no attachment to the dunya no interest in it.

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He Allah Subhana Allah did not expose him to this great wealth for him to gain it into accumulated.

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And one of the things that I say why Nabi sallallahu Sallam wasn't rich man

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for many reasons one of it that didn't sell allow me to sell them wasn't rich, because no one ever can claim in the future that in the visa sell and gain a materialistic benefits from his dollar. So someone later all of a sudden Yeah, and maybe someone made money because of you know, his position or status.

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Nobody can make that claim in Ibiza son lived and died poor individual did not benefit materialistic from this doubt anything.

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And that's the case of many scholars who avoided rulers avoided high positions, high paid positions, just because they don't want people to think that I'm personally benefiting from my position as an Imam or a Dahlia as a shoo

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in let me choose that lifestyle. Because in the B cell Allah Subhan Allah doesn't want anybody so Salaam to be distracted with anything from the dunion you know, if you have business and you have wealth, you became distracted, you have to, you know, care for it. I have a friend of mine, who asked me for advice. He said, check, I have hamdulillah I have a very good salary. I live very comfortable life. way the many, many, many people

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and, but I work a lot. I'm a physician, and I work a lot. And I have great interest in Sharia and studying the deen and giving lectures and stuff like that. So I decided to start the business

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to hire more doctors or for me, and this case, I will have this business which is will give me time to invest in reading or researching and fulfilling my interest in Islamic Studies.

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So I said to him, Dr.

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You are dreaming.

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A business means you became more busy. He said, shala people work for me. I said no. When you became a business owner, you became occupied with that business. It takes so much for your time. It doesn't free you it's actually enslave you

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And it makes you attach more to the need.

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Less than a year.

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He came back to me he said you were not 100%. Right? You were million percent right?

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Before if I have one hour, no, now I have zero nothing.

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More Money doesn't mean like no more, unless you became filthy rich.

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Those who filthy rich as they say, I don't like this expression. But those are extremely rich.

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who basically their money grow while they are sitting doing nothing.

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That's when you like, you know, those people who like you remember when?

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what his name

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the honor of Microsoft vulgate some somebody asked him an interview he said, So can you tell me about your wealth? You know, how much your wealth reach now, he said before the questions are after the question.

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Like, in these few seconds, 30 seconds, so my wealth grow.

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That when you reach that, that's, that's when you have time, you know, in your hand, but before that don't think money make you busy, there is a say I heard the olders

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where I grew up saying they say a belief is lower in that the Java is the heroine

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inshallah, and they said, it believes, we wish the ship on has business because if she upon has business to run, he would leave us alone, he will be any busy with the business and human beings will be saved from him. So even as a part of this ultimate goal is to focus on beans. If you had a business, he would have loved his goal in life, which is to mislead people to run the business. When you have a business you became so distracted. So going back to the point.

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He said yeah, I mean, I never asked anyone anything from this junior to the one who owns it, because he wants to have is attached to him. Also going back to the prophets or salimos I talked about earlier that Allah Subhanallah wanted nevison salaam to be 100% fully focused only in dour and not on business and running business and things of that nature are looking after as well.

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So this lifestyle where you don't have interest in the dunya This is not an easy thing. It's not an easy thing to chase after dinner

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in Nevis or solemn praying against and telling us that the person who was a slave of a dinar and

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so that is another indication that we kept repeating that tallies up the dinar Tyson Tyson Abdo camisa

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Camila you know repeated several times against a person who's slave to gold to silver to wealth to materialistic or clove in oil. We I mean what are the given from it? will be pleased not you will be displeased tacky selling tickets play the game again dice Let it be losing loser when Texas Yeah, and he his affairs all messed up

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what either she fell into cash. And even when a splendor go and saw in him, he wouldn't be able to pick it out or take it out.

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a thorn just stick a stick inside his toes or fingers. He wouldn't be able to it will go so deep that you will not be able to pull it out in another word. Any all kinds of bad things happen to him and he can protect himself from it.

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And the other side is Uber the abdon Atheneum in nfrc visa v. La

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buba a great reward for a person who on his horse for the sake of Allah Spano Tata aschaffenburg suhu Mobile barberton Adama, His hair is messy, his feet is dusty. It doesn't have even what money to buy shoes.

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In Canada and herati can often harass when Canada suffer the kind of

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instinct the another level into fear Allah Misha insha, Allah Misha, if that person in an army, he isn't the horse leading the chart, or he was back in the end of that army, bringing water or taking care of the wounded one, you know, he's doing the same work on job the nurses do is not an actual warrior. Or a person who will be guarding in the night just to guard the army. Not to

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Participate in the battlefield. You know, as you know, this is like the elite member, they'll swim the horseman who's like fighters, then you have the guards then you have the people who are not compatible, compatible individuals.

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There are levels, but then maybe some said, praise all of them because when you doing such job, you're putting your life on risk, you're keeping the dounia behind you. And you're basically doing something greater than your own. You know, putting your own life address

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or at service for people, that individual solemn said such a person who nobody cared for him, if he would need a permission to go to visit a king or a famous person, nobody will give him permission. If he would intercede for someone, nobody will care for her intercession because he has no value in people's eyes. But that person he might be in a law's eyes is very valuable person. app. So this Hadeeth very clear talking about a zoo, in particular, the previous one about what our focus, this is a zoo, which is you avoid what will not be beneficial. Your heart is not attached to the dunya you're not enslaved by the wealth of this dunya or the materialistic things of this life. His heart

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is attached to Allah subhanaw taala that's why he's so pleased with whatever gives

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was given to him by Allah or whatever not been given to him he is happy, versus the one who have noser, the one who is His heart is not attached to the the one was hard attached to the dunya will be angry if he doesn't get anything from the dunya would be angry at all on this satisfied and, and show level of frustrations and never content without loss mentality, you know half for him. Why because there is no suit in the heart of that person.

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Male last pica Allah protect all of us.

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Let's

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drive some of that or focus on the benefits and

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lessons from this.

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I think the first lessons we'll learn from the Hadith

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I'm good dinero gram, a slave of Durham, a slave of enough slave gold and silver, slave $4 and unstop stock markets a slave of wall versus slave of

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the money and the wealth.

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money and wealth is an excellent servant and a very corrupt master.

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Money is a tool and the moment you became a slave of the money, you are in losses. Because the day you became slave to the money, you became slave to the one who has the money.

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The moment you became slave to the wealth you are slave to the one who pay you.

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In the moment you are only see this wealth in the hands of a lot You are a slave to Allah.

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Your provision comes from Allah.

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You don't have my provision, as a boss or as a company or whatever. Now my risk and my provision comes from a loss my thought that's why my servitude is stolen. That's why we do a snom make people free from being slave to anything except a lot. And the moment you became a true slave of God, you're a free man from any aspect of slavery.

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We knew slavery is something bad

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looking at history and what this word means, but when it comes to our last panel to honor No, it's a true meaning of freedom, the servitude of philosophy because I literally owned by Allah.

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I literally created and owned by Allah subhanaw taala, Maliki umidigi and medics apparent the king who owns a new

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medic also means he owns everything. It belongs to him.

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So that's what they'll tell you about him or lesson about those who run away from being slave to Allah. They ended up what horrible mean or raping the holy Buddha who cleanups your ship on their own away from being a slave to Allah and the ended up slave to the ship on slave to the desires slave to their, to the end to the desires and basically slave to the wealth to the money to the to the job to the to the sexual desires to the fame to the unit.

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So we have to understand that this hand is reminding us that wealth always should be in our hand, not in our heart.

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We have all seen as an money should be not a goal, but a means. And the moment it becomes a goal, it's a problem.

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But when the wealth is a means

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you're happy.

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And you're not slave to that,

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the to the golden silver.

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This Hadith also tells us, one of the clearest manifestation

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of caring so much about dunya.

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And attached to this worldly life, is to see how much you're attached to gold and silver money, and how much you're attached to appearance. That's why there is also the slave of puppy for wilhemina, the slave of the clothes and the materials of this silky fancy topical, a person who cares so much about the look

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that shows how much your heart is so much attached to the dunya

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not say you look bad, not so you don't have money. Because in the visa salams lifestyle is not something by the way.

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We've been asked to copy we not been asked to live like the prophets of Salaam, with the three months new food, when avoiding money completely and avoid this done you can know and the proof for that, that this habit of the alarm did not live that life.

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So how many of the alarm and whom and the best of them like what common aroma on earth man did not live in that lifestyle, they had food they cooked food, they will not like the Prophet sallallahu Sallam

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they did not understand that this is something they should do that was something special for the processor. But we learned from that that not to be attached not to be after the dunya

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not to make the denier take over our hearts and this worldly life take over our you know life and that's the best of knowledge and the best of effort we have is only given to materialistic and worldly matters.

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So one of the things that it will shows how much you're attached to the dunya is see how much you're attached to wealth and money is really money means everything to you

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is it isn't about and if you've been giving your happy not giving you're mad and angry and sad

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is it really about the look?

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No, some people don't care for money but be careful the look and you know, the prestige and the you know, the to impress people

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you know, I know people don't have money but their hearts so attached to the dunya they spend hours and hours and hours and hours in gym.

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You know the major every muscle on their body, how it looks like we know you know and take pictures and picture themselves unlike how we build all these like six packs a fax, whatever you want to call it.

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And how the curve of every muscle and the worship the body.

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The look, you know the cloth

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means a lot. I'll never forget a man, a young man.

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I was stuck with that person. Because we're traveling together for one from

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Philadelphia to New York. And at that time, I was very new in the country.

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I will never forget that young man. He went to Saks Avenue in New York, and he purchased a T shirt for $800

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and that T shirt $800 that is like in 1998 Okay, it's like a couple of 1000 maybe today

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and I couldn't believe the price. And I asked the salesperson, well last year if you tell me like

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I'll give you money and take it I will not take it if you will offer me money. It's so ridiculous.

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But anyway $800 for a T shirt.

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And I said to the guy

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may ask why $800 he should out it's a designer song. So all these like names that you cannot even pronounce, you know?

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And House of whatever.

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launch this on the on the

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false last fall. And it is a very unique and somebody said that and he said and the thing is also those

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Only 15 pieces were made, or whatever number of T shirts only made by this designer. So your friend will be one of those 15 or 10 people who wear the shirts in the world.

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And this guy was like, Oh my god, this is so special. It's all about showing up.

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Oh my god, you want me to carry a purse? That is not a designer.

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I'm not gonna do that, you know, you want me to you know, just to wear like the same, you know, dress twice.

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The luck is like something very special, very, very means a lot.

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Here, we're not saying how am I but I'm talking about that these things shows how much really you're attached to the dunya.

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The more you are into this, the more your heart attached to the dunya.

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I'm not saying it's Haram.

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That's not my point. My point is for you to understand how much this dunya is in your heart.

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And I want you to understand that the heart is like a container, have a limited space. So if the dounia occupied most of it, there is only little bit left for the earth

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and vice versa.

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And it's your choice.

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Another thing that you learn from this Hadith,

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that a person his or her love

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to things from this life

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leads to leads that leads that that person ending up a slave to that

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thing, that materialistic thing

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reached to the level of Buddha to be a slave to the money

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slave to your desires.

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And Islam taught us

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how to enslave our desires not to be slave to our desires, how to control our desires not to be controlled by our desires

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not animals.

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Our sexual urge

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drives us and makes you you know, I was watching a couple of days ago National Geographic and I was looking at all you know these animals how we might great great distance and you know in the Christmas Island

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where they have millions and millions of the red crops crops come and gather and they go the males go through a great deal of dangerous many of them die in the Why just because that sexual urge and you know what driving them is basically to mate with the female crop and to have

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children and the urge of fulfilling that you know old cycle to complete the cycle

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or these dears you know just clash with one another just because one of them will get to basically me with me with that with the female on the hurts

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Oh my God, I said to myself you know what that is people worse than anyone that there is sexual desire. Let them go everywhere go every to go so low to be slave to to that desire.

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What can people who drink look at people who use drugs

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how this attachment to this to these desires? Because there is a desire of you know being high relax,

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desire it's something that you know, you know, make you feel like Yeah, no, relax and enjoy yourself and all this you know drinking and and the the basically the feeling that associated with it hamdulillah that we don't know what it feels like. But you know by looking and reading and asking the people who drink a lot, but look at what it does what it what it do to them.

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What these desires do to them

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makes them looks like

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humiliating

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just because a few dollars people willing to do the worst things in life humiliate themselves

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but the live and risk

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has because all became attached to it to the level of servitude and it became an ambit.

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So be very careful Why am I mentioning this on the importance of this honey? why I'm saying this, because

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it might start as just interest

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you know, I tried once

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you know, then you ended up slave for it.

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You it reached to the level of No, I can live without

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this hand It shows us very

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interesting point which is

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a de la la de la.

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Being a slave to other than a law is nothing but humiliation.

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That's why babies are sometimes it is a loser, cursed, doomed. The slave of gold and silver. No matter how much money you have, no matter how much power you have, no matter how much you fulfill this desire. You're a loser, you you live you live in misery.

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When you read

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the journeys and the memories of famous people, rich, live their life. No.

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Like singers and

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movie stars, porn stars, you know,

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beautiful woman, famous singers in the western, the eastern everywhere. And when the moment of truth, truth comes, and we talk about the life its misery.

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And we know of cases so many people in the, you know,

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directed to drugs and end up committing suicide and things of that nature.

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Remember this.

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Being slaved over a lot is nothing but humiliation.

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This dunia a human Lee ate the one who attached to it for a simple reason. Because adonia like it's from its name, you understand the value of a dunya. What's dunya means dunya means the lower so it's a lower one. So if you attach yourself to it, you immediately go low with it.

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I'll tell it us. That's all What do you want you go down

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I even this hadith shows us something very interesting.

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Which is something we should be careful of.

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In the time local dunya was on the Delta the look below his means.

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Any when you became attached to the dunya you love this dunya so much. And it became your main focus your heart not only attached to that sub one gold, in fact, even without honey saw

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with the cheap quality cloth, your heart would be attached to it.

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And in this journey, those those people who are attached to the dunya became attached to the good and the bad and the ugly of it.

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And that's one of the reason why person became so humiliated.

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You know why? Because you will never be satisfied.

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It's, you know, sometimes

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when you have that urge to eat sugary stuff, and take a bite of a Snickers, or a Snickers. You take a Snickers and you take a bite of it, or KitKat or Twix whatever.

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I hope you don't eat Snickers but asked me how humiliating but you know, you take a bite of chocolate. Then you take another one take another one. Then you go to Candy then you finish the candy now you go to the cake and and the drinks and it never stop.

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The sugar rush keep combat dooney as Russia's the same and you go to the cheapest place

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Nabi sallallahu Sallam from this hadith also teaches

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that when you're a slave to the wealth, and to desires, you became also a slave to the one who control these desires.

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Look at those, for example, who follow the fashion.

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I had one of my students, she used to be a designer in a very famous

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House of fashional, and Canada, in Montreal, work for a company based in Paris.

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And she told me, this lady, Chef, I'll tell you something that any one of the reason I left this career,

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because I still remember one year we're setting and trying to design and to come up with what his next summer will look like, what kind of clothes we want to design for, what's the fashion for the summer of, let's say, was 1999 or something like that? Or 2000? Let's say at that time, she said, we're thinking way ahead of time. And that's the question that was asked,

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hey, what would you like to see from a woman? What part of her body would you like to see?

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Oh, I like to see this, I like to see that. And everybody is starting to see what the thing that they love to see for a woman the most.

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And they start designing around them.

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And we just take that, you know, fashion style, and we just follow

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some guy have no common sense and colors,

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or a you know, any good taste, just because you're rich. But just because he was some weirdo

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in a fashion design house, come up with certain color combinations and, and comes as an hour, this is the fashion and everybody follow him slave.

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Even the things they use live to those is left to the person who control it.

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This head it also tells us that the person must learn how to do things for the sake of Allah

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seeking the reward.

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And one of the manifestation of

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attaching to the dunya

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that every task you do, if you don't get paid for it, you'll become angry

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and mad. Or if you pay little, you will become mad and angry. And you will even do it

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and you will not be pleased.

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But if you paid well, you will do it well.

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And that's dangerous.

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That's so dangerous.

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Especially when it comes to religious things.

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I invite someone to give up on them. germani our first thing he asked me how much

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lectures how much before even what the lecture is about

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what the talk is about

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that and sometimes people who know me enough

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around me long enough, they know that many times I purposely Try not to bring the financial issue in the front.

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Alhamdulilah never in my life was a stingy person.

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But I do this to help people against themselves. So it's not only about the financial compensation, we need to learn and to train ourselves and other people that they need to learn how to do things for Allah.

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I invited once a person to give a talk on my master. And he replied to me and said chef, he said thank you for inviting me. If I would come to the mustard, I will give hope to the drama and a talk on Friday night for 12 $100 and I will do a Saturday program for 17 $100 and if you pay me 2000 you have unlimited number of talk in the whole weekend.

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I wrote back to him and said to him Allah said as he is in an era Jalen Watson for an identity juniac battle. It's hard for me to see people who are their hearts, you know,

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is filled with the Quran. understand the Quran, have the knowledge, but also their souls and their hearts melted by

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The dernier are melted over the internet.

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It is hard for me to see this.

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So this handy that's why the President said, If you give him financial compensation, we'll be happy. If he doesn't get money, he will be angry.

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We need to learn not to always to be about money.

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And unfortunately we're living in a time when in a place where we're very materialistic

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especially when it comes to the logistician things of service not everything I have to put a price tag on it

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you know just you sometimes you need to be not just kind nice, don't worry about it.

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Also, from this hadith we learn that la appa Mina, la caja de warszawie.

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In autopia min hora de, if Allah gives him, you will be

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giving the giving from Allah as to time

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or during rush hour, the giving them related to worldly matters, and giving that related to religious matters. So, Allah gives you knowledge, Allah gives you manners, Allah gives you a you know certain AP

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attributes or or or, or traits, character traits, a lot gives you you know, understanding

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this all religious things, but also the main the 100 minute talk about the worldly things, which is almost like a like gives you health, wealth. He gives you a lineage he gives you you know you born in a place and a citizen of center country different than others. Allah gave you you know certain, no advantage over others or less than others.

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Allah give people certain things from this dunya which he does not give others.

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So when we understand that we understand that this is from Allah

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and whatever Allah decreed for them

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same thing, even the giving it can be religiously, that's why I must want Allah said womanhood minion mizuka Sadat, I mean Geraldo

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Capone, everything received the sacado said Oh, happy if he doesn't receive the sadaqa he will be making you know, talks and criticize criticize Mohammed and the D.

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Yes, there are certain people were allowed to give them charity. We're allowed to give those against certain people who can't you're not You don't deserve

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x y. in Ibiza Salam said,

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three people are Lost Planet Allah will not talk to them in the Day of Judgment.

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And he will talk to them and matter of honor and pleasing.

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You will not talk to them

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in a volunteer room by Imam alive by revealing dunya a person who will give a legion to a president or a king or a leader only for the dunya so if that King or leader gave him money, they are happy.

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And if he doesn't give them money, they will be mad and angry at him.

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And that's very relevant to our days.

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Why are you voting for the president? Oh he gave us tax cuts

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that's all what you care about.

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Oh, he give us money.

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Oh, they provide a great social service they will give Social Security they will give free this and free that that's all why you are you know loyal and why you are supporting only for the money.

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Morality means nothing to you.

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Nothing, no principles that you care for.

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as dangerous

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and that all because this heart is attached to the dunya so much. That's why if you get it it happy didn't get it. He's angry. In the visa salmson little Bobby ma Kasama la hora con unless you want to be the most rich person be happy with what you have. Don't care about tojiro. Now

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there is one narration of this hadith. But this narration just to make it

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I had

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said before saying this narration is fabricated. There is somebody added something to it. Teresa is doomed or cursed or loser the slave of the gold and the silver. One of the ratio part what I set up to soldier, the slave of the wife. But that's addition is is fabricated

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But, you know, same thing if you're a slave to any human beings, you're losing

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individual ties, that asset is the opposite of sad. The answer is the opposite of happiness. Okay, so that means having the golden silver and the fancy clothes and fancy lifestyle, it doesn't necessarily means happiness.

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It's actually more associated with the opposite. Being not happy.

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being sad being depressed, being a no all over the place came focus. Last

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year, yeah, you have

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to

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do come on the

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Omani danika hula.

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See you soon, who are the losers, the one who have been distracted by the wealth and family

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that distracted them from the cola.

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Another lesson to wrap it up.

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I lean our laser monopoly with them.

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being rich or being poor, is not what you will be praised by, or criticize because of it. And they cannot praise or criticize you just because you being rich, or you being poor.

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That doesn't make you better or

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worse, or good or bad, being rich or being poor. And I'm saying this because unfortunately, these people believe that being rich and successful, it means that you are better than those who are not rich and successful. And I was I was amazed. I was surprised by somebody or you will be telling me that we he voted for Trump and asked why did you voted for him? He said, because I do believe God loves him. And I said, Come on, man. You're a person of faith. How can you say God's love him? And you know, he knows nothing about you know, God Stop lying about church or not a faith person. You know, even recently, he was asked if you ever prayed to God for forgiveness, he kind of said no, you

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know?

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How can you say that? And he told me, he said, No, I do. We do believe that. The reason God loves him because he's successful.

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He's rich, he's successful businessman.

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Because God will not do that for someone else. God's love that person. That just messed up.

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Not just flat wrong.

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But we might have the opposite. People think being poor, it means that's righteous pneus

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and Allah subhanaw taala give us a very beautiful example. He gives us a man

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who is an example. So what before I give this example, what determine the praising or the criticism is the state you're in when you are rich or you're poor? If you're rich, and you are thankful and grateful, good. But if you're rich and you're fulfilling our desires, you're not. You're ungrateful to Allah that's bad. So what made you bad person is dumb, being rich is being ungrateful, poor and patient and have sabaratnam satisfied and content that's what makes you worth appraising.

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praise worthy.

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alone and give the example of a man who's a king, rich, powerful, grateful and thankful to Allah

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right after so a man who came and saw outside a you Who is the example of the poor and the patient one

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appeal

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and a lot praised both the rich and the poor. When he said so a man named Abdul hour

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when he mentioned a YouTube after me said was it now who saw me on my lab doing the

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exact same word the exact same praise

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for a human cell A man even though one of them rich and one of the poor.

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And in a B cell Allahu alayhi wa sallam said and Heather headed in the Buhari more unlockbase era to judge him without this not the fullest net. Buhari Rahim Allah so it's not part of his life. It was mentioned in

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Why?

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He said, Oh honey, you Shakira mithril Shakira Saba

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the Grateful thankful rich person is equal to the poor patient person.

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I don't know if I have time for that or not. But

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if somebody like Chuck Kemal, who always like to dig deeper,

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asked me this question shefali

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we have a grateful thankful rich person.

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And we have a poor patient person.

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Who's better

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a saga

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alphapay milania Shakur

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All right, sure. Honey, do you trying to say Oh, the step by the heart are both good muscles. Which one is better?

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Or they're equal or one of them better than the others. In America? no mama said some of them said alpha appear of cyber better, the poor and the patient person better. Some of them said no, the rich person who was grateful is better. And some said no, they are equal

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and will allow them what it looks to me is the rich person who is grateful is better than the status wise than the patient. poor person. And that's what's the choice of chef chef Ambassador him online as well. And the poor the proof for that, that inner be subtle allow you to send them when that poor among the Sahaba came to him Salalah Salaam, Sanjana, Salalah rich people took all the edges

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they have to build your what Jatin Rhoda and they achieved the highest level. And then because of the wealth that a lot of giving them. They pray like us they fast like us, but they have money to spend. were poor. We don't have individual solemn tovim to make Vicar after salon they will get then the rich people start doing the same Vicar. Then the city also law now again big to be saying that in the VSL Allah Azza wa sallam said that he can follow law, UT Himalaya,

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this is a last favor. He give it to whomever he wants. So that means that favor have risen them. And the end of the day, I have to be happy and grateful because

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this was the last matalas wisdom and Heckman and

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yeah, this is an interesting concept that maybe we can

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talk about more. But one of the things also is important to remember here, that human beings by nature, when they became rich, they became weaker.

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You when you're poor, you have no the temptation is not that high.

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But when you are rich, and powerful. temptation is very, very hard. And the temptation goes with this aligned with the nature of human beings, which is bull Yan will insanity alcohol, that human being nature can transgress and go aggressive and fulfill the desires. So that's why when you hold yourself back,

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x became a great a great deal of a great deal of reward.

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In Nabhi sallallahu alayhi wa sallam made against a person who has hearts attached to the dunya until he became blind, and death and become a slave to it. Make sure you don't receive the drought from the prophets of Solomon canisteo.

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Don't be abductee. Now, there have been ties.

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In in another word when a lot give you make sure that you use this, the money and the wealth. I said as a great servant. I read that day something very interesting says when Allah blesses you financially, don't only raise your standard of living.

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But raise your standard of giving.

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Yes.

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You raise your level of giving.

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Finally, the honey talk about your heart should not be attached to the NEA. We've heard me saying this a lot or wealth or money or the people who have the wealth or money. That's true except in one exception. Your heart should be looked

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At the dounia, and the wealth and the people of the wealth, only, in the case of you do this, because you want this to be a tool for you to do good, a tool for you to be able to accomplish much or to give for the sake of Allah. That's why in Derby, sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he made them equal two type of people and listened carefully. And with this point,

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can you imagine a lot the problem put them in the same level? And guess what? See who's comes first and mentioned? Karla has said that he left within a team.

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You cannot envy someone except for two things about Jonathan Tao, who law who man and for salovaara halachot Allah gave him wealth so he using this wealth for the sake of Allah.

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And that's attached that that means you want that your heart wants that you you you envy people who have wealth and the spinophilin signal you would love to have that wealth you would love to be like them. Then the other person a personal love, give him the Koran.

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Memorize the whole Quran sometimes will lie honey, when I read this hadith I see sometimes that we don't see things from the perspective the right perspective because for for a person if the portal on the whole grant or money around

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and we'll look at this

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money who's not ever money is used for the right purpose in the right way. That's something in the exam give these two example of something that people should be envied for. And a person that give him the Koran for her ob Anna Layla, now reciting it in the night and in the day. These are the two people or two things you can invite people for. But other than that, no.

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I asked Allah subhanaw taala by his names and attributes, to make our hearts attach the dunya attached to the anchor and not to the dunya and to make us always able to control our desires not to be controlled by our desires, and to be only slave to Allah, and free from all materials and things in this life

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and to free our heart from being attached to other than a law and what he loves or solid law salon in Vienna, Mohammed Thank you very much, Solomonic mountain