Hajj Am 07-07-2022
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Salam aleikum and welcome to Hutch am 2022 live here on Islam channel. I'm your host Sean, and today is the last episode of our special Hajj am series SubhanAllah. We've been showing the blessed land of Mecca and having thought provoking conversation with special guests who talked about the virtues of the hijab and of course, Hajj today is the eighth of the hijab, which means the first day of the actual Hajj and tomorrow is going to be the greatest day of the insha Allah The Day of Arafah on the authority of Abu Khattala Cataldo, who said that the messenger of allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, fasting on the Day of Arafah, I hope from Allah expiate for the sins of the year before it and
the year after it. And then another Hadith on the authority of armor being tribe, from his father and from his grandfather that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said that the best application is this application of the day of alpha. And the best of what I and the prophets before me have said, is La ilaha illallah wa the hula shall be color who the whole molecule Al Hamdulillah, who Allah coalition Kadir, there is no God but Allah alone, without partner, To Him belongs the kingdom. And To Him belongs all praise, and he is powerful over all things. So on today's show, we'll be learning from our regular Sheikh Sheikh Hussein Kempson, about the greatness of this Day of Arafah.
And how we can make the most of it. So I'm I like to luscious how are you? I'm very well hamdulillah about a colonic? Good, and it's good to have you here. And it's good to have a discussion this time. Sometimes. We've got assamica, which happens after this. And it's just us talking to the camera, but at least now I get to have a discussion with you. And
so today is the first day of high school known as Yamakawa. So where does that Where did she come from? What does it mean that we live Smilo will handle all salatu salam ala su level guide.
So first and foremost, I asked her last month to bless all urban sisters and viewers at home, may Allah allow the remaining of what is remaining from these days of the future to be a blessing time for them. Not to think about maybe what I didn't do in the days before, but everything in Charlotte, I will have been judged by how we ended. So we've got a few days left in this particular month. And as you rightly mentioned, it's the first day of the Hajj itself. Tomorrow is the day of our offer.
Today is the eighth of the ledger, as you rightly mentioned as well. It's called yo a TR we're now a Teruya is a word in which in the past it was used, for example, a NASA it had a wohnen mat, it means that they would bring water, they would bring water to Mina and to give a little bit of a backdrop concerning Minar. Now we often see on the television or if we've been there ourselves, mocha itself. At the time of the Prophet SAW Selim was separate for Mina. This although minute is inside the haram. Yeah, it's separated. It was no like, as it is that moment. There's houses there's buildings, there's like no breakage between MCAD Harlem itself and Masjid until you which means at the time of
the prophet Elijah salaam, there was there was a gap. So during the pilgrimage, to ensure that there was a gap there, nobody really lived there. Yeah. So they would have to bring the provisions and from that water. So that in the following, or during the days of hedge when they returned from out of was delivery and whatnot, because there's been quite a few days in a minute. They have the provisions there. So this is one of the names, although there are of course, other views as to why this place has that name. Or the brother the day has that name. That's the most famous reason why is that the people used to bring water to that particular place all over Ireland. Okay. And so on this
day, the hijab, the pilgrims, what are they going to be doing? Yeah, so the civil hijab is like a day it's an introduction. It's a day of preparation, where the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he attended, Mina actually went to Masjidul heif. On the morning of today, the dual hedger, hedger, and he prayed five press in Mina. from them was the Hora, Assa, McGriff, Aisha and Fajr Of The Day of Arafah. He prayed all of them shortened, except of course, Maghreb will be three, three alacarte so the pilgrims will be in Minar optimal place to be like the professor said was in mustard on heif
it's impossible for everybody be in this the master? Of course not gonna take everybody, of course. So anywhere in Mina so the pilgrims are there in their tents in their places, preparing themselves for what is going to be an amazing day for them tomorrow in Chateau Taylor. So it's a day of remembrance of vicar. Now these prayers are prayed shortened, but they're not joined. So they prayed all in their separate times. Okay. And for tomorrow, like you mentioned there, they're preparing for that data, especially the day of alpha and it's known as like the day of hedge basic contract hedge is centered around the state of Idaho. What is the significance of it for
The head judge, first of all, and then for the rest of us as well who are not there? Sure, Lord. So the Prophet alayhi salam said Alhaji Oliver, the essence of Hajj is Arafa it's the one pillar which, because the pillars of hajj are for this the one pillar which is really time restricted to a very, very short time that if you miss being an artifact, there's no hedge for you. So you really have to be there to hedge the others you can make up time later, certainly and whatnot. So this day, which the pilgrims will leave tomorrow morning, and they will make their way to out of out of, by the way is outside of the Harlem area. So Metallica and minute is with inside the boundaries of the Harlem
Arafah which is about 11 miles away from the west side of the Masjid Al haram and mk 11 miles there, they will go there tomorrow. And they will stand there on the plains of Africa.
You mentioned at the beginning of the hadith of Abu Qatada, Radi Allahu Anhu that the Prophet SAW Selim said that the person who fasts on this day this is for the Veda Hajj, for the personal making Hajj, that they have the expression of sins for two years previous year, and also coming in. As for those who are there, then Allah subhanaw taala blowed boasts to His angels, all those who have come in dusty and unkept way. And that is the reality because we're wearing those who are on the plains of other for wearing very simple clothing out there in the heat raising their hands. So we can look at it from a very kind of practical step, or very external wave for people who have traveling from
one place to the other, like an orienteering kind of, you know, mission. But it is so much more than that. It is about a person who left their home however long they left the home wherever they are on earth, to come to this place to ask Allah for forgiveness. Subhan Allah. And you mentioned in the Hadith that the previous year sins are forgiven. That's that's understandable, because we know maybe what sins we have committed. Yeah. And so we can imagine what is Allah going to forgive? But for the coming year, we don't know what's going to be made commit. So what does that really mean? Yeah, sure. So
the Hadith mentions the previous you know, Cummings, you, you you said, you rightly said, I don't know what I'm going to be committing but Allah, Allah, Allah does. Allah subhanaw taala is who Allah Eileen is the old knowledgeable and his knowledge, has no beginning and has no end, and is fully aware of everything that will happen. And this is regarding the vast majority of the automatic generation that the type of sins that are forgiven our society, or the minor sins, okay? major sins require you to make individual tilbyr from those major sins. So from the Mercy of Allah subhanaw taala a person fast syste correctly, then this can be an explanation of the many minor sins that we
will fall into. Now, if a person may want to get smart, and say, you know, well, I've got, you know, last year's sins forgiven in the bag, I've got this year sins forgiven in the bag, I'll just do this one day of fasting per year. And I do this every year, you know, everything's good to go here. But you know, this is not how we do and how we deal with Allah subhanaw taala person has to do this out of sincerity, and has to do the very best in staying away from that what Allah Allah Allah has made haram, this is similar to what some people say about going on Haji itself, that, you know, in my younger years, I'll live life how I want and then when I get older, and I have the money, and I'll
go on Hajj, and you know, my Hajj inshallah will be accepted, all my sins will be forgiven, if you think about the stories useful, Felisa and what it is, but as they said, We will, you know, do what we do to him, and that will become righteous people like to hear, you know, it doesn't work like this, although the ending of the story that a person can have that way of thinking at the start, but then later on in their life, they may be truly, you know, sorry and regretful for their actions. So, it's not as though that we are condemning every person who thinks like this earlier and their age, yeah, that I will delay my Hajj to later in my life. So it could be that the person you know, is
sincere, in the in the Toba and repentance later on in life. And so in order to get this forgiveness of the previous years, and the next years, we need to fast on the stage of Allah. Yes. Now, I don't first falling on a Friday tomorrow. And we know that the Prophet salallahu Alaihe Salam, he has forbid too fast on a Friday only on a Friday. So can we actually fast tomorrow? Or is there a way around? Yes. So today's Thursday, right. So the question may be said, if you're not fasting today, you can't fast tomorrow. Yeah. No one's going to often say this the day they'll eat right? Yes. So if if you if you're not fasting today, based upon that understanding your time or your opportunity
to fast tomorrow is gone. The person may be thinking, Oh, no, I can't fast tomorrow is that if modified? There's such a big reward for that? Yeah. So there's a slight understanding concerning is the Prophet SAW Selim told us not to single out Friday and with fasting because the person is singled out because of the virtue of jhamora Okay,
However, if a person fasts the day before Thursday, and Friday is fine, or Friday and Saturday is fine. Now, the question is yes, if it does fall on Friday this year, but we are fasting and it happens to be on a Friday, not because it's a Friday. So there's a subtle difference, right? The difference is that I'm fasting this day because it's out of that is by my primary intention, although it happens to fall on a Friday. Therefore, it's outside of what the Prophet SAW Selim was referring to not singling out Friday alone. So if you happen not to be fasting to date labrets it's not a problem. You can absolutely fast tomorrow and you can force that day alone. Saturdays. Is that
the question? Because not allowed for us to fast on the divvied if it's eat for you on Saturday that is so no problem. Shout it out. Let the intention kind of differentiates between the singling out of Friday because it's Friday and Friday and fasting to Friday because of another reason and the same reason will be fall short on the 10th of Muharram. If you happen to fall on a Friday, you could single it out technically if you want to. Because the purpose of fasting is because of that not because of the Friday, okay.
You bought up the day of our shoulder, and sometimes people who maybe they they come around these times are of our Shura, it gets a bit mixed up. Some people say that today was the day where Musa and his people were free. But no, that's the day of our Shura. So can we can you just explain the differences between the virtue of fasting on the day of our Shura versus fasting on out of Yeah, so out of it is very clear. The devil occurs during the days of Hajj, and the reward for that is expiation of sins for the two years. Now, Ashura is concerning when the prophets has arrived in Medina. So the people fasting why they fasting? And they said, will they remind themselves of this
is the day when our logical Wila saved Musa alayhis salam, from around here the prophets are said to be more so minimum, we have more right to Musa than them. Therefore, next year, we will fast the 10th and another day with it to be different from them. So Ashura is concerning the day that a lot of Africa Allah saved Musa alayhis salam, from around, that's next month, by the way. Okay. So in a month's time, we'll be talking about how shorter and it's again, it's another important season for us again, it's the expiation of a year's worth of sins SubhanAllah. So, opportunities throughout the year are you know, Ramadan vole hedger and also are shorter these are the famous well known three
Yeah, so the Muslim doesn't that and pass them by accepted that they have knowledge about it, and do as much as they can Charlottetown insha Allah and you can sort of combine you know, your your opportunities throughout the year, you have, of course, the month Ramadan, the month of fasting, then you have the six days of Chawan, then you have this opportunity on the Day of Arafah then you have the day of our Shura, adding them all together, that that results in quite a significant amount of reward and quite significant amount of sins being forgiven. I mean, when you start to think about the opportunities that Allah subhanaw taala gifts to us a little cuddle hiraman Alfie Shahar, you
know, standing in prayer, for one night is better than 1000 months of a guide more than 82 years more than not equal to more than better than and then fasting one day is, you know, an explanation for sins for two years, fasting the days of Ashura, you know, the fasting for another day a years since, the only Allah subhanaw taala. So merciful, merciful to his creation. And it's not necessarily for us to and if I may give an example here, yeah. That the Prophet SAW Selim told us about the actions of a woman in the past she was, she was a prostitute, and she fed a dog with water.
And a lot of our toilet as the person said, off of Allah forgave her. Does this mean the actions I find a dog? If I'm going to feed the dog with water, I'll give the dog water to the dog. And that means all my sins are forgiven. Now, that is not the point. The point was, is that the her that action level of sincerity and attachment to a lot what led her to have that particular reward? Right? So yes, there are certain actions that have a specific reward. But it is also dependent also, on the state of the individual, their, their heart, their sincerity, their attachment and link to Allah subhanaw taala. So it's not just you doing actions and just thinking, Oh, I've got the thing
in the bag. Yep. You have to really concentrate on your inner self, your heart, that you are doing something purely and seeking Allah subhanaw taala.
That's a very good point. Yeah, it's very important, very important, because we know that the actions are not accepted, unless they come with sincerity unless they come according according to the Sharia according to the Sunnah. And so this is very, very important and we can't just play around with the religion assuming that because there's this day coming up
We can just automatically be able to attain the benefits without even coming with the correct intentions.
So that brings me on to the next question. Why is it fasting that kind of gives us these sorts of rewards? Why is fasting so emphasized within the religion?
the Prophet SAW Selim mentioned in a number of nations concerned and the rewards concerning fasting Hadith in Bukhari Muslim on Sama, Yeoman feasability Allah, but Allah which I didn't notice of anybody, for Whoever fasts a day, for the sake of Allah subhana, Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah will distance the face of that person, away from the Hellfire for 70 years. So there are specific rewards that I mentioned concerning fasting, the benefits of fasting I mean, we can go into health, fasting, the health or the health benefits of fasting and wisdoms and so on and so forth. But it has that one act of Ayurveda, which allows to break our attachment to this worldly life that we have. Okay. And
especially in Ramadan, we feel that that fasting for 29 or 30 days, that you for 11 months have indulged to different extents, and seeing everything as you know, it's just there for you. But fasting Is that
step to deny yourself
in the path of Allah subhanaw taala, to deny yourself of that what you your body seeks and desires. So when you break that, you then have an element of control, yeah, in control in making choices that what is for the sake of Allah subhanaw taala because Allah Allah wants you to make a sacrifice. Jen is not just some gift, say Allahu Allah, Muhammad Rasul Allah, and you're going to join, it doesn't work like this. That's the first step. And then the next step is what is actions. So you could pray, and you offer all the acts of a buyer that Allah God has placed on your, on your shoulders. So fasting is that act of Ayurveda Subhanallah, and has so many secrets and blessings in it, that it
breaks your attachment to this worldly life, the desires that you have. And so therefore, you find there is such a special reward for that because you're denying what your nature actually wants, but you have the strength of faith and Iman, to turn away from that, and do something for the sake of Allah subhanaw taala one of the righteous people in the past, as far as I know, said that when he sort of feeds that desire of food and hunger, it's easier than for him to then go ahead and commit and feed other desires. But when he controls that desire, then it's easier for him to control the other desires, yeah, Subhan Allah You see, this is a person who understands the the point of fasting
and we know that Allah subhanaw taala mentions the in Ramadan, that it is that I look into tekun that you can gain and have a consciousness and a fear of Allah subhanaw taala and that doesn't come about by you know, just you do nothing, but you have to do something to attain something else. Okay. So and there are many verses that you will never attain,
you know better or greatness and righteousness. How to FICO until you give not hipbone that what you love. So there's always a process, that to attain something, you need to give something. And we think about hedge and we think about the story of Ibrahim Ali Salam, because Hajj is a great time for us to think about Ibrahim alayhis salam and the Prophet Muhammad and Islam, the two holy lives of Allah subhanaw taala. And the this whole kind of time is, is a mix. In between the two, the sacrifice, the Ibrahim alayhi salam was the slaughter sacrifice his own son, that he chose Allah, Allah, Allah has commandment over his own flesh and blood. So as a Muslim, we have to realize that
we have to do something to attain something, you know, if you want to have the higher levels of having a closeness to Allah subhanaw taala is not by you just sitting in your chair doing nothing and thinking about it. You actually have to go out and do something. Yes. So this day, we're going to be fasting Inshallah, we hope everybody who's watching this today, if they didn't follow us today, then they're going to be fasting tomorrow.
What else can they do on that day to make the most of it, you know, is the fast thing enough to be able to gain that forgiveness? Is there other things they can do? That they can add on top to maximize their reward? Yeah, sure. So as we know, that the first 10 days of the hedgehog the best in 10 days of the year, and even though we may not be participating in the performance of hajj itself, as you know, as Muslims are handed out a lot, a lot about Allah gave us and gives us so many opportunities. So these are days of remembrance and vicar of Allah subhanaw taala saying Allahu Akbar Allah Subhana Allah will hamdulillah ilaha illallah make plenty of this. And during the days
of Hajj during the days of Hajj, it is
of course after the after the Salawat that you make the trek to rot. Okay, so this is another
Good sooner to do
to give charity during these days,
if you haven't arranged your quarter Bernie or pay up, it's not too late to do that, make sure that's done.
This is a specific sooner that's done at this particular time of the year. And those who have the financial means to do that, then you know, there was a very strong view to say that it's an obligation upon that individual to arrange a core value over here, the sacrifice, if you can't do it yourself, then you arrange with, with a charity or something like that to be done for you. And then arranges and pays for it, even though you're not supporting yourself, you refrain from trimming your hair and your nails. So this is a specific string that is done at a specific time. So therefore, we hope that you want to tailor there's a great reward for that the greater reward because you can do a
sacrifice and distribute the meat anytime during the year as a charity for people. But doing it at this particular time. Is you know, a specific sooner that specific practice of the Prophet sallallahu sallam. So there are so many things that we can do Charlotte, Allah, you know, righteousness, good goodness to others, in the hope that Allah subhanaw taala will, you know, increase the reward? You know, during these days? Yeah, I think this is so important because when they are either fritter comes you feel the celebration, because you've just spent a whole month sacrificing, increasing in Quran increasingly good deeds. But sometimes when this evil ad hoc comes,
when you haven't taken advantage of these 10 days, you haven't put in the effort, then when that celebration comes, it just comes you know, it doesn't feel like much of a celebration, because there wasn't that work that came before it, you know, similar to somebody who you know, goes to university and graduates at the end of it, they they feel a sense of accomplishment because they put those years in rather than just coming on the day of the exam, doing it and getting the results. So I think it's very important that we need to make the most at least of the day before the EAD comes so we can enter their IID feeling like we've accomplished and we can celebrate the fact that we've
we've done those done those things. We ask Allah subhanaw taala to accept it from us. Shake we're going to be coming to our short break now. And when we come back after that short break in sha Allah, we're going to be discussing some more information about the Day of Arafah looking at the verse of the Quran, where Allah says that He has perfected this religion and what it really What relation does it actually have with the Hajj and this day, and also looking at some of the other virtues as well. So we're going to be going to our short break now and join me straight after that short break when we're back with Chef Waseem Kempson to discuss some of these things that we've just
mentioned. Salam alaykum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh
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Salam or Aleikum Welcome back to hedge I am I'm going to be continuing my discussion which aecosim Kempson So shall we left off where we mentioned that there is an ayah in the Quran surah Madea where Allah is one of the either he tells us that this is the day where I have perfected your religion for you. What is the meaning of that? And what significance does it have with these days of hygiene Bismillah Alhamdulillah wa salatu salam Rasulillah but
you know, when we look at
every aspect of the life of the Prophet alayhi salatu salam, when Revelation it came down, Allah Jalla wa Ala Santi at the perfect time, on the perfect occasion, and in the perfect way.
And the prophet is for and performed Hajj once in his life. And only two or three months later, he Elisa Saddam passed away.
And on the Day of Arafah of all days, which was on a on a Friday on a drama, which is a separate issue, maybe out of a falls on a Friday. Does it mean something special? Does it mean is is equal to 72 hedges or 70 hedges which is some people pass these narrations around which are absolutely zero basis, by the way, but that's another issue.
So on this day, there's a story in both Bukhari and Muslim that a Jewish man he came to Ramadan hilltop or the Aleinu. He said, Oh Commander of the Faithful. There was a verse that you read in your book. If it was revealed to us much out of the hood, we would have taken that day as a day of eat a day of celebration. So he asked him or model Dylon, What verse are you referring to?
And he said to him the verse Aloma committed to Lokhande Nakamoto to them to ally company and it will be it will commit salaam Medina that today I have completed my
favorite upon you affected your religion and named Islam as your dean. And Irma Radi Allahu Anhu he said well law he by Allah I remember the day and where it was revealed when the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam after Salat Al Asad next to Jebel Rama, now next to the month of mercy. Around the time when he saw I said Lim gave the hotbar to the people.
So this verse, which Allah subhanaw taala talks to us and we mentioned the deen is perfect
Does this mean that no other revelation came afterwards? No more verses after that? Some of the scholars they do have this view but the vast majority say no, it's not the loss of Revelation. Some revelation did come after that, like the verse in Surah, Baqarah, tagliamento, Gerona, fee and Allah and fear that he returned to unlock me this was the last verse Those given greater perforations. But this is the day that the religion was perfected in that after this no more new Halal No, no new haram, no more rulings. Today, this is an when we think about it. This was like, and it's the greatest day of you mentioned earlier Subhanallah, this is the greatest day of dua, and this is the
date the religion was perfected. Islam is a no need of us adding anything to it, taking any anything away from it. If we leave Islam as it should be left, we practice Islam as it should, it brings about higher a dunya will occur, it brings about the best life in this life, and also in the earth era. And it brings about solutions for humanity. It brings about goodness for humanity, Muslim and non Muslim alike. So who is the problem? We are the problem. We are the ones who complicate want to argue, want to, you know, what is the best type of hedge even to be debating do Koran or do a fraud? Or do ultimate This is better than the arguing over which is better. And in the end you're all
See, so the shaytaan has become very busy between us. Yes, there are differences, but not to the extent where it leads us to have enmity and hatred between one another. So we remember this verse and think about how beautiful Islam is. And when this verse was revealed, you think what a blessing it is to be guided to Islam. This hedaya This guidance is not in the hands of any person, from a lot of work to Allah. And he gave that to you. And you ask everyday for Allah general, to keep you on the firm, and straight off. I mean, I mean, Subhan Allah, and this, just just understanding that Allah subhanaw taala, out of His mercy gave us something so perfect, you know, as imperfect beings,
beings who are always so ungrateful to Allah always falling into sin, yet he gave us this perfect guidance that can help us in this life can help us in the next life. And this is a significant point because, you know, everybody's searching for something, you know, whether you're Muslim or non Muslim, there is that part of that fitrah inside you that is looking for something more than you they're looking for something bigger than you. And Allah has provided that for you right in front of you in the Quran, from the example of the Prophet sallallahu wasallam. And as Muslims, we don't need to go any further than that. And yet we find that like you said, Muslims, they begin to disagree
with each other, and they try to go beyond what we have so perfectly created for us. What do you what would you say to kind of help correct maybe our our mindset towards this so we can actually learn from from that, you know, a different lesson. Usually, we have other lessons that we learned from hijab, and maybe this is something that we can learn, which is about being together and not falling into those differences that are unnecessary. Of course, differences are natural. And differences do occur in the religion naturally, but the unnecessary ones that take us into bickering and fighting. See,
if we start mentioning about differences, on the one hand, we're saying the religion is perfect. And so if the religion is perfect, why are people differing right? Now we have to realize that it is natural, that people will differ because of different understandings and different approaches and different accesses to knowledge that they have. What is ultimately important is that Allah will judge you about what you did, and not for us to be bothered about people judging you and what they say about you. That's very important. Okay. If we think about the three types of Hajj, the Prophet sallallahu Sallam performed what type of Hajj Quran so you could say Iran is the best, right?
However, the Prophet sallallahu sallam said to the Companions On arriving in Morocco, Whoever didn't bring the sacrifice, because they wanted to make their own like him. Yeah, break or come out of Iran, make your own law and then make tomato. So the person said to them, if I knew about this issue, if I knew what the beginning what was gonna happen, the end, I would have performed better. So you could say that maybe tomorrow is better. After that, Abu Bakr and Umar Radi Allahu anha. What type of Hajj Did they say was the best? If
so, there's all evidences to say that you you could say each one of them right is best. However, they never argued they never did. The Companions themselves. They may be different over when they should have offered the salah when the Prophet SAW Selim said that do not offer salata loss at hand today, which by Nakoda, some of them offered early, some are very late. It wasn't an issue to rebuke one another. So it is not true. Yes, his perfect religion and handler but Allah Allah Allah knows that the we will differ and we have different understandings. As long as you have done what is you you can
Somebody do the best that is was is upon you
for that, it's very important for us to respect that and understand that people will have different Faheem will have different understandings. And
everybody, if we on the premise that everyone tried their best did their best, that's all you can do. Yes, and yes, we will make mistakes. Yes, we will make mistakes, but not to the extent where we will judge one another, rebuke one another, send people off into, you know, the, the lines or the the pits of misguidance and disbelief, and, and so on and so forth. This shows ignorance, and for us to at times to respect and look at the lives of how to have an adverb of manners with how to defer. This is a very, very important principle or subject in Islam, to understand the manners and the characteristics of how to differ with one another. Yeah, Subhan Allah, and we seen the images here
on the video wall, and you're seeing them, viewers can see them live, the Hodge live feed, and we see the unity between the people that they are all from different backgrounds, coming together, doing the exact same thing, going around and doing tau off going to the plains of alpha, lying down in the tents of Mina. They all doing the same thing side by side, whether they may have come from a certain understanding of Islam, maybe they came from a certain nationality. So is it not the Hajj, which physically embodies this aspect of coming together and not having this bitterness between us? I remember an example, okay, there were two people in the Hajj during the nights or during the days
of Tashlich. When you know, people stay in the tents and Minar people were debating whether to stay in Mina is sunnah or is watching. And they were both in minute and they stayed there until Fudger.
So they were kind of almost debating what to say debate. It's not necessary the place and it's not the place actually to debate during these days. But they were debating No, it's worship, you have to be here. They have to say no, it's so no, you don't have to be here, both divided views by their element, by the way. And at the end of the day, they both spent the time on a both rewarded in MENA. What did you gain from it? You both stick? You stuck to your views. But you both at the end of the day, you stayed in money? Yeah. What did you gain from that as opposed to, you know, making the kind of Allah subhanaw taala, maybe offering some Salawat you know, so at times, we busy ourselves, and
things which are not necessary. And imagine now that you spend four days or five days during the Hajj, you've had 5060 years of doing what have you been doing. And during that time, you have an opportunity to be freed from hellfire. You have an accepted Hajj, you meet Allah subhanaw taala on Yeoman I am with hydronium abroad and has no other reward, except the paradise just for that five days of work. It's not a lot to ask that just prepare yourself for that five days
to perform the hajj, and do it to the best of your ability to be easy for people to complain, or it's so expensive hudge off through the roof, or Yeoman PM, if you knew the reward of what people would receive, you'd say money or lie or given my life, I would have given anything just to make the Hajj Subhan Allah, you know, don't look at issues from a dunya we perspective. Look at the what Allah subhanaw taala and in terms of an opportunity has given to you and work for it. And then you will find the fruits and the benefits in eternal general inshallah Tada, this is how we should look at it. It's easy to get it from the, you know, the pain in your pocket is you know, it's easy. Yeah,
it's easy to complain. Yeah. But when you look at the other side of it, it's it's not easy. It's making that sacrifice is inertia. And that's one of the lessons that he teaches us the the kind of
hardship you have to go through to go through each of these different rites of Hajj and the toll that it takes in your body. And also looking at the example of Ibrahim alayhis salam, and how he's connected to the Hajj, the sacrifice that he had to make when it came to leaving his wife and his child in in in the valley. Having to take his charity smile, are they set to slaughter him as Allah subhanaw taala commanded him in the dream. These are all aspects of sacrifice that he had, he had to do and we should be reflecting upon that during this time of the ledger and taking lessons from him. Maybe on that point, what is the significance of Ibrahim alayhi salam when it comes to the Hajj and
when it when it comes to the different rites of Hajj as well? Yeah. So
there are a number of verses. I mean, Ibrahim Ali Salaam is the second most mentioned prophet in the Quran after Musa alayhis salam.
And during the days of dole hedger, the pilgrimage. Ibrahim ra Sarah and his family actually play a great part in in that what we do
And if you think about the verses of Surah Baqarah were a lot about what Allah tells us the Ibrahim and his son, he smiled at him and said, they re established the boundaries of the house of Allah subhanaw taala what we see here, the cabinet itself, and that immediately after that Subhan Allah upon building it, Ibrahim Ali Salah made dua to Allah to about a quarter Allah to protect him and his Lulea his progeny from
we think about so the lotto off itself. This was built by Ibrahim Ali Salam and his son, Ismail Ali Salam, and we make the offer around that. When we think about say, going between the two mountains, we think about how to answer them. When they were she was left with a smile, Ali Salam wa Ibrahim by the command of Allah subhanaw taala left in a wordy in a valley with nothing there. And she was going between the two mountains, and we do the same thing. When we think about the sacrifice that is done during the days of Hajj, we think about Ibrahim alayhis salam and his willingness to sacrifice his own son for the sake of Allah subhanaw taala. So Ibrahim alayhi salam, who Allah subhanaw taala
describes in many places in the Quran can OMA, he was a nation unto himself. alayhi salatu salam. And when you think about from a very young age, maybe were 12, young teenager 12 1314 He was told to destroy the idols and leave one of them. And the story is well known to hang the axon, as mentioned on the big one, and when the people came back, this really destroyed our idols, a young boy. And then throughout his sacrifice, traveling around all the different places, whether it was an Egypt, whether it isn't Iraq, unclose places, vos, traveling, this is Apple and be the father of the prophets. And the more we know about the story of Ibrahim alayhis, salam, and the prophets because
you see a continuation, you see a seamless story. And when we say story, historical events, which is more appropriate maybe to say because when I say stories, we think maybe Okay, stories, yeah, a sequence of historical events that ended with the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, but at the same time, yes, there is, you know, generations and centuries between them. But there is a link between them all it's always like a full circle. It's like a rejoining of what Ibrahim Ali Salim re established under the prophets, I seldom also we established when in Makkah, people were, you know, going around the Kaaba with no clothes on. And they were burying women, and burying a row of other
very little girls and buying and selling and inheriting women, that Islam came to purify this place once again. Yeah, this is these are things that we should really ponder over. And it all goes back to again, connecting with Allah subhanaw taala during these days, and feeling
blessed and honored that Allah Subhana Allah guided us to this just Thursday today. So a couple of days ago, somebody came in to an office that was working and he has a Muslim name, but has no idea of what Islam is. All of his family are non Muslim Christians. And I asked him because he wanted to become Muslim. So I said, you know, what's your reasoning for coming, becoming Muslim? His knowledge really was so small about Islam, but was convinced that this is the truth, there is one God and I know about all the prophets because it was brought up as you know, from the people to the book. And I believe that also the Muhammad peace be upon him is like, it's an a sequence of prophets. And I
believe that with this tiny bit of knowledge, wouldn't it become Muslim and entered into the fold of Islam? You know, it's just, it's intriguing for me, just to see somebody how Allah subhanaw taala can guide somebody, yeah, just on the smallest of things. Subhanallah that's amazing is something so significant that the basic foundation knowledge that Muslims are taught from such a young age, go to madrasa you're taught these things that Allah is one of the prophecies, Hunnam is the messenger of Allah. That's something being so simple can have such a huge impact on somebody that it can make them connect back to their fitrah that actually this is the truth. And this is why I want to connect
back to SubhanAllah.
Chef. When we're thinking about Ibrahima Alison, um, we also find that last one on the island, he mentioned that, you know, the Jews that were claiming him, the Christians, they were claiming him but he never said that he was a Christian. He never said that he was a Jew, rather, he was somebody that was just submitted to Allah subhanaw taala. This tells us that, that aspect of this disunity when it comes to Ibraheem Alehissalaam, that he's known, as, you know, the father of these faiths that that are here now that we have and how we all connect back to Ibrahim alayhis salam and the fact that the Prophet sallallahu Sallam came to bring back the tradition of Ibrahim Ali Salam
essentially, and then obviously with revelation from Allah and guidance from Allah to perfect that so we see this
This connection back to him. How can we sort of in these days, reflect back on this and kind of connect back with that essence of Abraham?
So, in the Quran, we find the middle of Ibrahim is mentioned the way and the religion of Ibrahim. And not just because the word Mila is used and millions like Dean like religion, the way and the path that was taught and by Ibrahim Alayhi Salam. But what is key and what is makes it Ibrahim Ali Salim from an Islamic perspective unique is that Ibrahim alayhis salam is described as Hanifa that he is Hanif, the Dean of Hanif here, right? What does that mean? The word means honey actually means to, to if you'd like to move to one side or to sway and be drawn towards one thing, linguistically? Yeah, Islamically. We are talking about Ibrahim alayhis salam, and it is mentioned very, very
distinctly. If you think about the story of Ibrahim alayhis salam, it is a fulfillment of a tell hate of the Oneness of Allah subhanaw taala to reject idol worship.
And to uphold that Allah subhanaw taala is the only one deserving of being worshipped, not just in statement, but in action. So you may have statements like Abrahamic faiths, yeah. I mean, from our perspective, that there are other ways that may believe in the Prophet Ibrahim Yeah. Which so you could say an Abrahamic faith. Yeah, and he has some
acceptance, but monotheistic religion, there is only one a monotheistic religion, meaning that there is the belief in one God in statement and inaction and that they can't be separated. Meaning you can't just have one statement, or we believe in one God, and then you go to worship the creation in action. They are not enough but that's contradictory. Yep. Islam is unique, in that its teachings with regards to Ibrahim alayhi salam, and all of the other prophets who proceeded and then who came after awful filament in statement and inaction, the oneness and purity of, of worship, purity of faith. And so therefore, monotheistic religion, then we say there's only one, and that is Al Islam,
and all of the profits from our Damali salam to Muhammad salallahu Salam sorry. In turn, they were Muslims. Yeah. Meaning they are ones who submitted their will to Allah subhanaw taala, which is the meaning of a Muslim and Islam which is Al Islam, which means to surrender to God. Yes. So they all followed the religion and propagated Islam, which means to surrender your will.
And submit to God Almighty Allah subhanaw taala.
Of course, in the specific sense, Islam is the religion that Allah subhanaw taala named the way that we are following now. Yeah, but it is not anything different. With regards to that was given to prophets before So Ibrahim Ali salaam, as the Prophet sallallahu sallam said, I am on the weight of my father, Ibrahim Allison. So there's a very close and distinct connection with Ibrahim Allison and even the titles that they are given Khalil Carniola, the very close and intimate friend of Allah subhanaw taala. And there's only two that have that Ibrahim Ali Salam and Muhammad Sallallahu sallam. So these are very, two important figures within, within the history of the world, within the
history of the world, you know, it's not sure from Islamic point of view from the history of the world, Islamic historical facts that happened. But these are the two greatest individuals that came on earth teaching people reminding people how to worship Allah subhanaw taala, purely and only, we have just about a minute left shift. And this is going to be the last IgM show. So could you quickly just give us an understanding of what are the Hijaz going to be doing after the day of Arafah. So we've spoken about what's going to happen on that day or so from the 10th of Dhul Hijjah onwards, what's going to happen after that? Yeah, so tomorrow, everyone's going to suffer, and they'll spend
the day there and then the evening, tomorrow night, they'll go to a place called Moose deliver, and they will spend the night there. And then on Saturday morning, which is setting money for us, it's the day of Eid for them. It's a very busy day, it's called The Omen na. And this is in reference to yo Muhammad Akbar, the greatest day of the Hajj that they will make, you know the stoning of the Jamaat, the sacrifice will be made, they will trim their hair, they will make power off and if they need to make salary as well don't make say that is the DVT on Saturday, and then the following two or three days, depending on how long they stay. These are called the days of Tashlich. They stay in
Minar. And on each day, they throw stones at each of the three of the Jamaat and that's what they'll be doing the channel data during the days of the eight so Saturday and Sunday. I started Sunday and Monday and possibly Tuesday Thursday. Okay, so much is that gonna head on for joining joining us on today's show? It's been a pleasure and we've been able to handle our cover quite a lot of content. And we asked Allah subhanaw taala accepted from us and accepted from
All the viewers that are watching this around the world.
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