Hajj Faq 04 – How Do I Know If My Hajj Is Accepted
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Salam aleikum. Che I'm planning to go Hutch How do I know that my Hajj will be accepted spelar hamdu lillah wa salatu salam ala Rasulillah Salam alaykum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh ibutton sisters, as a Muslim, there are certain things that we have an element of control over.
And then there are other things which ultimately we will not have any control over, nor do we know the outcome, meaning what is the result?
What am I talking about here, so, when I offer my salah and I offer my salah Best I Can I remember the statement of the Prophet salallahu Alaihe Salam pray as you have seen me praying, and I pray my prayer just as I have learned, and I have been taught to offer the prayer just as the Prophet sallallahu Sallam offered his prayer based upon sound and authentic evidences. And I dedicated I know my prayer is only for the sake of Allah subhanaw taala is now of being proud. It is not out of seeking reward or praise of any other person. I offered my prayer only for La Jolla. What about the acceptance was my prayer accepted. Ultimately, the result will be known Yeoman PM, we cannot know in
this life for sure about any of our deeds, whether they've been accepted by Allah subhanaw taala because you can guarantee the action that it was at the level that is acceptable to Allah subhanaw taala knowing that we have many shortcomings.
Allah subhanaw taala tells us in MA Taco Bell Allahu Minella metalcon That indeed Allah Allah Allah and only accepts, from those who have Taqwa taqwa, you want to translate it as piety or fear of Allah subhanaw taala consciousness of ALLAH SubhanA wa Tada Who can guarantee that I have this
act of a bird or connection with Allah subhanaw taala, to have fulfilled that I am from the Moroccan from the highest levels of the believers who can guarantee that for themselves, nobody can guarantee them.
So what is in our hands is that at least I can fight, to be sincere, to have a clear and pure intention for the sake of Allah subhanaw taala.
And I can try my best to learn as much as I can to educate myself about that act of worship. But I offered it in the way that the Prophet salallahu it was taught us. So we know about the great rewards of hedge
that the accepted hedge Subhanallah Alhamdulillah abroad has no other reward except the paradise. Imagine Subhanallah that person goes to muck performs their hedge, it takes them you know, four or five days there, their hedge is accepted by Allah subhanaw taala. And when we we don't know that, but that person will be from the people of Jana Subhan Allah, it means that they were something special, they performed their Hajj in a very, very special way. Because not everybody will have that gift. Or that blessing of that accepted hedge, maybe a person engages in something which is wrong, or whatever the case may be. It is not an easy feat for a person to have an accepted hedge. But what
is within our control we can try to do each other Tyler is to throughout the whole time when I'm performing my hunch is to be sincere. This is only for your sake, Oh Allah, that regardless of what happens, the challenges, the delays, the lateness, the behavior of others the actions and responses of people around me, you almost
create a bubble around yourself.
Not that you're going to connect in the media, don't speak with anybody. And I don't mean that meaning that you're not going to allow yourself to fall into a situation where you spoil your hedge where you're going to be impacted by the behavior of others where they pushed you what they swore at you or they're cursed you or whatever that you will not react to that. Because you know that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam told us that whoever does not engage in marital relations who doesn't argue and curse during their Hajj
that they will return like the day that they were born from their mothers completely sinless. This is one of my main objectives.
So this is something that's within my hands, something I have some form of control over inshallah to Allah, I would gain as much knowledge as I can about the Hajj, so that I can perform the hajj in the way that the Prophet alayhi salaam taught us. I'm not making things as I go along and making mistake after mistake and I could have educated myself. I could have, you know, engaged in seeking knowledge but I didn't. I was lazy and then I just put
warmed my heart and then I had 1001 questions was this right? Was that right? Should I have done this? Should I have done that?
Then when the person returns, how do they see themselves?
Are they the same person?
When they undertook their journey and they were at the airport with their bags, the clothes that they were wearing, and that they perform the hajj and they return home?
Is there any increase of Eman? Is there something they see, you know, bad habits that they used to have? Have they let them go? Was that had a life changing experience which inshallah to Allah and for the intents and purposes that we want it to be? So some of the pious predecessors, they would say,
ultimately, yes, we will not know, in this life, whether that deed was accepted by Allah subhanaw taala, that's a given.
What you can do is, ensure that best you can is make sure your intention is pure, sincere, and only for Allah subhanaw taala. Not seeking shahada, not seeking fame, not seeking the praise and effects of other people. And that that action is in line with the teachings of the Prophet salallahu Alaihe Salam and the action itself. The act of a birder, Hajj, of course, is that what we're talking about now impacts you, so that you are not the same person when you return.
You are now a better Muslim, your Eman is so much stronger. That the way that you speak your outlook on life, you're practicing what we select, at least, you have within yourself a different direction, that you don't want to be the same person. I'm not saying that when you return to your home, that 100% You're a different person. But at least the outlook that you have, the vision that you have, you have something completely different for yourself. Things that may pop up in your life, decisions that are to be made. If those decisions they come up again, you will make them differently. You will not make those bad decisions again, those bad habits that you have, are no longer going to remain
with me. These are insha Allah Allah are signs of COBOL are signs of acceptance. No doubt during that hedge. You're asking Allah subhanaw taala you had many hours to ask Allah gender out on the day of alpha O Allah gave me this Oh Allah give me that helped me in this and helped me in that. And that during those days, when you may do, Allah Jalla answered your supplication.
Allah subhanaw taala made things easier for you.
Facilitated things that were previously difficult for you are now my now made much easier for you. So when you return home, those things Subhanallah doors are opened. choices are to be made. And it's much easier for you to turn away from the Haram insha Allah to Allah these are signs we hope that Allah subhanaw taala accepted your Hajj and that you are moving on to be a better Muslim.
This is an example of Hajj. Similarly, we can give the example of you know Ramadan. And when you're offering your five day depress just that little bit, you become that better Muslim, you're stronger and you're stronger in your faith. Your Eman is strengthening every time you offer a bad this is the desired goal and shadow tide and we ask Allah subhanaw taala to accept all of our deeds mean was salam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato.