Intro to the Quran – Prophetic Legacy – Episode 01

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Alhamdulillah Alhamdulillah Allah alameen wa Salatu was Salam O Allah Rasool e nebia, Karim. A salam wa Alaykum warahmatullahi wabarakatuhu. Brothers and sisters, the honor, the pleasure, the privilege to be together for our first installment of prophetic legacy, today is our introduction to the Koran part one of four. Please allow me to set today's schedule and to lay out a little bit of a foundation. Some of you may have watched prophetic dynasty number one, in dynasty number one, there was a spectacular backdrop there were over 100 live people in attendance. And there was a very strong effort into the research and the academic presentation of prophetic dynasty one. And for

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those of us on the vulnerability growth scale, I had a lot to prove back then. So that self, the inner security wasn't there. So there was a lot of flexing going on, but as a result, prophetic dynasty number one, academic It was very informational and fair enough to say it was scholarly, prophetic dynasty number two, the next 24 episodes introduced at the end of the dynasties, the characters of the prophets, we looked at the final the crown jewel of the prophets, Mohammed Rasulullah, sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and Muhammad peace be upon him was the crown jewel between him and Jesus Adi Salatu, was Salam 600 years and those 600 years were barren without Prophethood

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and then came Mohammed some Allahu alayhi wa sallam, a prophet that we said, most misunderstood, because every other Prophet did noted or had a concept of religiosity Jesus, Abraham Moosa, David Adi, his Salatu was salam,

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peace and blessings be upon them all. But Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam got put into a category of the Muslim prophet. As a matter of fact, if you look into history,

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the British even referred to us as Mohammed ins or the followers of Mohammed for a while. So let's get beyond that concept and say instead of looking at his life, in prophetic dynasty number two, we took on a let's look at the characters of Muhammad Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and the audience was very different. The audience was, Facebook was YouTube, it was in the interactive element. So as much as prophetic dynasty, one was academic as much as it was

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a reach out of things you may not have known sheath Ali Salaam, the introduction of music, the wearing of makeup.

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Tao Wu de la salud David and his trials. A Eunice Adi Salatu was Salam. If you all can remind me the name of Yunus

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when he was in the stomach of the whale, a uvalde. Salatu was salam, Jonah, when Jonah was in the whale, when a tube was was ill?

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There were great lessons to be learned about the employees of God. But in prophetic dynasty two, it was very personable, we talked, we laughed, we made Salawat together, and I asked you the recorded audience, to be able to make a connection with Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam. I'm okay. With 24 impersonal, informal episodes with episodes where we laugh where maybe the presentation wasn't as formal. The, the presenter may not have seemed as scholarly, but that to me was a true and a genuine presentation of the names of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. If today, you would allow a mix of the scholarly presentation of PD, one of prophetic dynasty one of knowing God's characters in the

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story intimately like you would know characters from your favorite novel favorite sitcom intimately know their quirks, their likes, their dislikes, their personalities, if you will, and allow the vulnerability the free spirited ness of Don't you love Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam isn't this awesome? Hey guys, check this out. Go to recite Quran calm. The mixed nature of prophetic dynasty number two. I invite you today

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To prophetic legacy, all the prophets left behind a treasure, all of them left behind a legacy, whether it was splitting the water, whether it was bringing the dead back to life touching the leper, whether it was defeating Goliath, whether it was

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leading the people through the desert, every one of the prophets left a miracle. And that miracle leaves you in some Limbo of belief. Am I wrong? You have to believe the water split, you have to believe there's a lot of belief associated in those miracles. Did they happen? Are they true? Yes. But the next component that comes in here is what legacy? What miracle did Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam peace be upon him leave behind? And how can I access that miracle today. So with that being said, I'd like to give you a quick layout. That is the introduction. I am honored to start with you today. Let's jump one level in further. I'd like to take the next four sessions.

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That's today and the next, and then three additional sessions to introduce the floor on what is the floor? And we'll start off today with what does the floor on itself have to say about itself? I could describe to you what, what's the review of the book, what have other authors said about this text? What? What is giving you a summary of review, right? Like a like a book summary? Except I would like to let's start out part number one. What does the Quran have to say about itself? Correct? Number two, what is the Koran? Is it an inspiration? Did Mohammed write it peace be upon? Excuse me? To whom was it revealed? At what time was it revealed? How is it made up? Did it all come

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at once? Is it broken into two parts? Are there sections? Is there context? And now Part Number three, if you will, so what is the Quran?

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Part Number three is the lens of what is then the content of the Koran. Now you can interchange part number three and four with what is the content of the Quran and the anthropological lens if I would you would allow us to go down that route. Can we put a perfume narrative? Can we put a camera a GoPro can we throw a drone up in the sky? And watch? Where did the Koran get revealed to not only context but because I know the believing crowd over here is gonna be like a Quran, Islam, Muhammad the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. But if you all those who may not associate to a belief, who may not want to dive in headfirst with a smile on their face. Can we put a drone a camera in the

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surrounding areas and say, Hey, this is what was going on. We can talk about battles, but before we talk about Muhammad, peace be upon him, and the Muslims fighting the battles, a battle and God having something to say with a battle. Can we talk about? Did the Arabs fight battles at the time?

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Where there was their alcohol? Uh, can we try to contextualize what was the drug of choice? where their clubs go? I mean, was there a place to party? Did you hang out? Were there players and divas of the time? Absolutely. So I know you want to put a religious lens on this. And trust me, I'm getting there.

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But part one, what does the Quran have to say about itself? Part Two, what is the on Part Three? What is the content of the origin? Haven't you heard killing fighting? A women have to cover their their head? inheritance law kind of seems like the whole Quran is a bunch of do's and don'ts. And when it's not telling you what not to do, it's telling you to beat and smack someone. Basically, that's my summary of what the content is. And you're saying that even that sounds hokey, even the even the person who doesn't like Muslims or boerhaave or hijab, like that's a bit out there. Let's let's give this some context. So Well, besides laws, what else is there? And yes, I'll make some

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pretty strong claims that three to 6% of the content of the Quran has to do with laws.

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So I would like and I would hope that are four parts. The fourth part being the perfume narrative, what was going on what was going on in this society who were the global superpowers if we could get to know

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Mohammed Salah long Wadi wa sallam along the way, that would be fantastic. But at the end of the four parts, the introduction to the Quran, I would like to have established the miracle already. Before we get into it. How is it possible that an illiterate unlettered man peace be upon him living during his time as a stellar

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person? community member? How is it possible that this person who never rhymed a word in his life was spitting flame continuously releasing tracks for 23 years, right. So by the end, I'm hoping you can pull away your religious bias your religious beliefs, and give a give a factual presentation. And then you can do with with history, what you want to do with it. Now, if you would right now, and peace and blessings be upon you all joining us just now. But if you would allow me right now, we've we've gotten a great intro, we've gotten our basic skeleton, if that's four parts, then that summary of the four parts will lead us into Ramadan. In the month of Ramadan, I would like to meet two to

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three times a week I can be, I believe it's two to three times a week on the same type of platform, I know that you all are watching a live feed here. But for you all, HD quality, high risk, high audio, this will be uploaded and available to you, too, with the goal of completing five, just five, one 30th, five chapters out of 30 of the Koran in the month of Ramadan, as we do that, and we'll go in the chronological order of how the Koran is ordered right now. But as you know, the Koran as it is revealed today is not in the order that it was in the order that it is today is not the order in which it was revealed. Like it or not read in the name of your Lord who created you from a clot is

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the first revelation but comes at the very end of the book, you know that. But I want to be able to establish that we are going to go through the first five chapters. And if you don't mind, I love projecting I want you to project right now that we have done that who rate Thank you, God source of the universe, for giving me that celebrate it like you got it already. And now say and I project from the end of Ramadan, to the end of 2019. What an opportunity, I would like to complete five more just five more chapters 100 more pages. So yes, friends, the objective is to complete the Koran in 36 months within 36 months. Now, if that's fair, and you'll give me a one in your heart If however,

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you're consuming this, a try to change yourself because I didn't record a lecture, I tried to freeze time friends, I tried to be as present moment with you right now, as if we were together. Because the God that I am

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representing that I am believing in. He's not 3d. He's not limited to time and space. But he is aware of us in the now. And I think you can enjoy that because I'm still with him. I'm still stuck in your device, right downtown town come in a box somewhere. So lets you and I take one last disclaimer, I'd love to introduce myself and let you know. My name is Wissam Sharif. And I am Muslim. I believe in Allah. And I believe that this is the manuscript that God sent us God's love letter God's means of communication to a specific group of people within a time in place 1400 years ago, 1437, if you will, 1400 years ago, God spoke to a time and place and because my belief, my

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belief allows me the luxury, the clarity, to say that that speech applied to the people there in the now and that the neuron will continue to. And now I'm going to use human I'm going to use

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a open, comfortable good opinion of God to say, and the Koran will be applicable to me in my life for the rest of time. So if you will Today, I would like to say I have a bit of a bias. I've been studying this book and I have committed the 611 pages. The 6000 plus verses we're going to learn about it. It's not no one knows exactly. There's a difference of opinion of exactly how many verses there but I have committed to

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6000 versus two memory. Over the last decade, I have studied the text in English in various languages allowing to see and just a quick thought, not just studying it in English, because then I would only get the English perspective. But imagine being able to study Italian history in Italian. So getting to hear the Quran in Urdu in, in, in Farsi and push through and having an entire cover to cover study in Punjabi. And the study of the cover to cover or on in Arabic, and then presenting it myself. Half a dozen times has led, this is a small resume, because Please understand, a decade of study is like dipping your toe into the swimming pool and saying, Oh, I swam some laps. So from the

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knowledge of knowledges that are that accumulate the 11 sciences that

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surround the knowledge of the Quran, I have dipped my toe in, I've literally looked at the water for a decade, it committed to memory studied in various languages, and then took the fact that God's speech is not just words, but also a variation of sound. So studied X ray for studied X ray for four years received a degree in it. And sound is found that there's a variation of energy. I know I did just say x ray. So if you're like but X ray, yes. So when I say there's a a gradient of energy sound of penetrating gamma rays, the portal on itself, on a scale has a

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gradient of sounds and various sounds that we will study together. And after my study and memorization of the Arabic sounds, and the translation, the grammar and its time in place of Revelation, I'm trying to build a rapport here, I'm trying to build some level of authority with you so that you can trust me.

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I had the opportunity to study under qualified teachers, the variant recitations of the oral od, which allowed me not only to look at the meaning side, but to also express the sounds will either be La La, la isla de la, la,

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la, la, Li, LA, boom.

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Now, I don't mind if that means nothing to you, because we just started, but I'm trying to establish

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my bias. And with all of that being said, and with a very simple laying my cards out on the table for you, friends, I believe that whether you believe in this as God's Word or not, I believe that I can share a decade of experience, study, travel abroad, sitting with teachers who have since left this world, received certifications to be able to share time, place, Revelation, context, sound, application to daily life, the Muslim perspective and non I can try to look from the non believing perspective. And I do believe, like all of God's employees, you will receive a greater message from loving the possibility that God wanted to speak to you then hating a group of people, and an icon of

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a prophet. And I'll try it one more time, my beloved brothers, sisters in humanity, I believe that if you entertain the thought that god you're who you accept as the Father, God, the Creator, source energy, God, Allah, God, the higher God, just however you want to put him label God in a box, however you need to, wouldn't you like to entertain the possibility that he wanted to talk to you? And through a succession of prophethood? A final man came and said, Oh, yeah, those guys, Jesus must closest to me and brotherhood from Prophet in Prophethood. Because we're like, brothers. He's the last prophet like David, like Moses, like Abraham, the godfather of prophethood, my grandfather,

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wouldn't you like to say, Hey, I'm going to go ahead, and I'm going to go ahead and entertain that God did continue this succession of communication, that God didn't give up on me on us that God continued that communication God God sent

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his employees through a dynasty that he sent a single man who embodied all of those characteristics. Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam who shined like a diamond of prophethood, like a gem of divinity, and brought that prophetic, divine touch here to the earth. Now, can you say, God always loved you. And God didn't send profits so that we could hate each other. But so that we could meet the, we could weave the strands of time together, we could unite under the message of men of God. And we could come together and say, there's more benefit in entertaining God's love, than using his word, to hate each other. I hope that we can all carry this to the next level. And I have the

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opportunity to be able to carry on this prophetic legacy. I'd like to make a motto, I'd like to give us an opportunity.

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Let's never or today, I make an oath, I testify. And I believe in me. And I believe in me so much that I swear by Me, me being the one who believes in Allah, that I will never use God as an excuse to hate someone. If I'm an ugly person, I'll just be an ugly person. And I hope to use this intention and use this opportunity and platform to share a message and be ugly and hateful, because I'm an ugly and hateful person. And if I'm, if I'm in a grumpy mood, I'm going to call it a grumpy mood. But I'm never going to use God as an excuse to hate another creation.

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If you'd all make that commitment with me, I think we're on the right path and are on our way to go friends, let's get it on, like Donkey Kong, you know what it's all about. So with that being said, with our premise of what prophetic dynasty one and two were about the academic scholarly approach with a vulnerable,

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safe place to be with the professionalism of this presentation, please respect the recording, give yourself a posture of dignity, sit up and know that this is the first step of 36 months to opening yourself up to greater guidance greater good, if you are in this to to understand more about the Muslim perspective and how you can clean out your energy centers, and have a better connection with your chakras. Then sit down on that grounding base root chakra and cleanse it from judgment, cleanse it from saying I know and humble it down into the earth.

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Let's start today you know who I am, you know what I represent, and you know my biases. But with that, I would like to humbly take your virtual hand and be your guide in this journey. Let's begin today with a brief description on what the Koran has to say about itself.

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The structure is Deus. If you keep a pad and paper out in front of you, I'll jot out I will say out a skeleton of what I'm about to talk about for the next 10 to 12 minutes, say you've zoned out, which is totally fine. You've probably got four other things going on. If you zone out, you'll have a little piece where you can look down and say, Hey, now he's going to start Part Number one, what is the Koran at and what does the Quran have to say about itself? We're going to start out in chapter number 4344. So 43 and 44. Look at the first four verses if you want to put that in your chat box or jot that down right now, in chapter number 43 and 44

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surah zakharov and surah Doohan if these are advanced turned for you Don't worry about it right now. It is chapter names and their verse names. So the Quran is made up of 114 separate sutras. Sutras, we can call them sections if you want to. So there are 114 sections. Each one is its own track, if you will, some of them super long, some of them short. Some of them 200 plus verses, some of them three verses only the shortest track, if you will, three verses but it's its own track. Today we start in track number 43. Some of you may be experiencing lower internet quality, don't worry about it, friends, that's why we got you recorded. What does God say to us all I request from used to open

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up those hip flexors. Open up a posture of dignity, let some air in underneath your belly button

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and lift up that diaphragm lift

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The pooch underneath your belly.

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He who?

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A these are sounds, primordial sounds that every spiritual tradition creates.

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Just so that you can open yourself to hear what I'm about to say, what does God have to say or a law? The God I believe in as the creator source of the universe? What does he have to say about this prophetic legacy? through the mouth through the legacy of Muhammad Sallallahu wasallam God continuously for 23 years sent a messenger and Angel Angel Gabriel Juba la eel, as you all know him, Angel Gabriel came to Mohammed peace be upon him at his after turning 40 and said, read in the name of your Lord who created you from a clot? Oh, Miss Mila B can levy Allah pour upon this, what you who cannot understand this spiritual realm would consider a psychedelic experience, out of body out

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of mind out of hormonal imbalances. He was seeing an angel experiencing a squeezing of his chest saying, I can't read I'm unlettered I'm unlettered. But in the case of this trip, he was awake, aware and there was a physical if you want to call it physical, tangible Angel, squeezing him communicating with him, applying worldly pressure on his body. As soon as you get a as soon as the Facebook is continuous, just give me a one that you're still with me. But you all you know where this is going. From this moment on for the next 23 years, spontaneously, sporadically, sometimes, unannounced, always on announced, the angel would visit him in humans in a physical form. Sometimes

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a revelation would come in the form of a tiny ringing bell, and he would undergo what could be seen as an epileptic shock and that heavy for you to understand the sweating of the body, the panting, the embrace, or the receivable.

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The receival Bismillahi Rahmani Raheem the receiving of this divine Wait, he would sweat, he would focus and concentrate on the ringing of that bell. And then he would receive the revelation. And God would gather those words, he would repeat them. And then they would be committed to memory as he was unlettered. So he would then commit it to memory, God preserved it. And then he would recite it to his very few scribes, who wrote the Koran. I'm making that distinction right now. Excuse me, friends, I'm making the distinct distinction right now.

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That he had scribes, he had scribes who wrote down his words, but the scribes who wrote the whole on will get to their names, their lives, the scribes that wrote the code on were unique, and that was their one job. So over 23 years, sometimes he was visited and received revelation from the angel physically if we can use the word, then other times, like the ringing of a bell, and in other select very unique situations, he went to God, or in the, in the night journey from Makkah to Jerusalem and from Jerusalem, up through the seven heavens, he went, and God gave him verses. There's a lot of belief here. But once we go through the historical facts, we recognize that Muhammad peace be upon

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him, received the Koran, its revelation 23 years, six months, and three days come and the revelation ended, and it began in Ramadan. And in the month of Ramadan, the book was revealed upon our blessed prophet. Can anyone confirm let's double check that in our notes, but the Koran was it began its revelation in the month of Ramadan. Now with that basic preface, that basic idea, you are now about to hear the Koran possibly for the first time, I'm going to go into translation what it means X, Y and Z. I just want you to be able to open yourself up to what it means

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to be laheem in a shame on your Raji.

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seek refuge in protection sanctuary without

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Law, my god sustainer, my protector. Oh God protect me, give me sanctuary from Satan shape on the devil, the cursed the damned. The one who allowed his ego and his pride to get the better of him. Oh God protect me from him, his inclinations, my human characteristics of jealousy, revenge, pride, and arrogance, and raised me to a level beyond my human characteristics, to be able to confidently say, be smooth line Hill raw, manual, raw, ie, above arrogance above drama, above revenge above victimhood, above hatred and prejudice. I take the name of a law, God, source creator, infinite abundance, with your name, Oh Allah, you are to me, the source of mercy, the source of benefit, the

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creator of mercy, and the one who I receive every one of my gifts from bismillah hir ra ma Neale Rahim with your name, oh, Lord, I ask you to turn on the cellular function that is prepared to receive divine guidance, cosmic frequency, the music of the heavens.

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How mean none but God knows their meaning.

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One you can

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be Moby

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I don't even know the first two letters to this book. But in the first sentence I can understand the book the book the book which is clear self evident transparent

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we have made it we Allah God the manifest creator have created made it

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a Koran

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Arabic and Arabic are en la la goon the known so that with some effort y'all could restrain your emotions and reach an climax apex of intellect indeed we have created it the Koran

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created it made it an Arabic gorod occur on Arabic so that you all could

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use your intellect to reach a peak of understanding not get clouded by emotion or divert or perverted by intellect Lala calm with some effort you could balance and understand

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what who

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what you know who v mykita,

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Lani own hockey team.

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And it is in the mother of book the preserve tablet with us, surely sublime and full of wisdom. I wanted to read the translation at it as is

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that we, I I personally I can't speak for anyone else. We I personally believe that this text that I am holding, is preserved in a tablet written Yes. In a math manifest physical metaphysical reality in a universe. Sorry for so many words, written with God. I believe this score on this is written in the mother book in the scrolls of time, that encompass every single event that would ever take place. When God wrote the entire story, the director's cut of the

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whole universe, this Koran existed in it. What is this Koran have to say about itself? Surah zakuro 43 124. God calls this the Koran, that which exists in the mother book. If you scroll forward one Surah Surah number 44 God says in Surah Doohan although Villa umina, show you all numerology him, again, is a human, a believer in this infinite source of creative spontaneous abundance of law, merciful, Beneficent, the source of love, the fuzzy warmth that I feel when I hold a kitten, the creator of that love of the adorableness of the of a rose of a melody, the God of that melody, the God of the moon, the God of Neptune, the God of the perfect day.

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I seek refuge with You, in my limited human nature. Oh, God, unlimited independent, it is me that dependent, the limited I asked your protection. I asked you a wreck, fuge woman, young Pharaoh, though no but he loved law. Yeah, it's a bouncy ball.

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Even if you don't forgive me Who else could if you don't provide me sanctuary? Who else could? Because if you don't, Satan, shape on the devil. That negative ideas that creep in my head the whispers of that a cursed damned one. The personification even if you wanted to, for the myth, the mythical creature, mythical but real creature of evil god protect me from him. Not because Satan is some super evil guy. Can anyone cross the line with me today and humble ourselves as we introduce the Koran? God protect me from Satan. Because I got a whole bunch of satanic characteristics in me. I am really I am jealous. I am heckuva vengeful. I am lustful. I have desires. I have perversions

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and fetishes.

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I've got a bunch of logical excuses that keep me from ever dealing with my issues. God, don't make me like Satan, not because he's good and I'm bad. Oh god of the heavens and the earth. Protect me from Satan because Papa knows what's inside me. Oh, they'll be lucky. Mina she thought and redeem. Let the legacy continue. Bismillah R Rahman Yoon rakeem, ground yourself for these two letters. In the name of God, oh God, I take your name and your name echoes as the Most Beneficent. Your name is within the cuddle of my mom when I feel the warmth, yada him when I hear the crunch and the crisp of a salad of something breaking against my teeth and absorb that wonderful crunch, not the taste, not

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the nourishment of the food that's in God's mercy in his Rama, but that compassion, that love of God in in his Rahim is it not found in the crunch of that salad? in the in the moistness of that cake? Do you not take God's name and open every cell in your body to receive

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One kita below Benin mubi in

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zela woofie la isla tiempo Baraka, a book, the book, the book that is clear, self evident, like a glass of water on a table. You can see what this book is. It was the book indeed we revealed and this is God's speaking. Indeed we revealed it on a light on a night MOBA.

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On a blessed bountiful night. In Guna, Moon Vereen,

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we had to warn people, indeed we revealed it on a blessed night, alluding to when the Quran was revealed. We had to warn in Guna it had to be done. The people had to be warned on its first introduction to you is the or on lending itself as an angry book or something that had to be done.

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The human the mind mankind, not Jews, Christians, Muslims, black white, mankind had veered off course. We the divine pet had been created and the logic of men had perverted. The power lust of men had overcome man's desire, the treatment of women, the treatment of baby girls had been perverted. So men kind of needed to be warned from the social ills of a godless Society of worshipping devils. Excuse me of worshipping idols of treating women badly of cheating the poor of beating the oppressed of slavery. man had turned a dark corner fee ha, you forgot to kulu a million Hakeem, in that night, every wise matter is allocated. I don't want to continue here. Because wait, there's more surah 43

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surah number 44. And if you continue and continue to ask yourself are who Billahi min ash shaytani regime,

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please now write down surah number 56 surah number 85 and surah number 80. If you can jot down these portions, I want to go through them together with you that God says about the Quran in surah awatea that for me, he says in Surah Guruji and he says in Surah agasa or for example, take

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belvo or an O Majeed Bal, who are called Mooji Majeed. God said, Nay, this is the Glorious Quran. God says in Surah Baqarah, the opening the after Surah Fatiha, the opening page of the Quran says, and if

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exactly can you keep taboola ye Banfi who that little motel keen

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that there is no doubt in this book.

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For those who are God, conscious, aware of God's mercy, fearful of his punishment, what book starts? It's first, the first page with there's no doubt in this book.

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Not this is the second edition. This is the this is the third edit. There's no doubt in this book. And what are these miraculous? homies meme? La meme? What are these?

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You're the only thing that we're missing. So it's 40 240-344-8580 and sewer number 56. Thank you for a gathering those. There's too much for the Quran to say about itself. But the Koran has no doubt that it is from God. The Quran continuously reveals itself under the guise that it is, Yes, it's me, God. Yes, it is God the Creator, it is he God, it is me a law. It is he a law, the most benefits of the Most Merciful that King that source of peace. There is so much first author speaking, that it becomes clear that the Koran is not only a book, but an organic, living text. And if you're willing to sign up to that first concept, then you'll be able to extend yourself. I know it's very early for

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you to start saying what I'm going to say that this is a living text. I'm saying it is a text that continuously speaks about itself, then backs ups its claims. And I don't know if you can make this analogy. But sometimes people limit the Quran to Oh, just an Arabic book just for Arabs. I don't know if you all recall when Eminem on Eight Mile set. In the first rap battle. He goes, and I know you're going to talk about me being in the trailer parks being white and being poor. And it's interesting that the Oran brings up. So you're on an abaya. Yes, I'm making that very apparent. I'm making it apparent that it's being revealed according to the time and culture of the people that

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were that it was living that we're living. Does that make sense to you? The Quran didn't get holier than thou and I don't want to get into time and place of Revelation. But what else does the Koran say about itself? It is a very secure book. It didn't

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Say and that time will come where people will study this book and you guys are a bunch of backwards Bedouins in the desert. Right? God's timeless. There's, interestingly enough, what did the Quran say about itself? It said that it is timeless, it said that it is there is no doubt in it, that it is clear it is self evident and most importantly, that it's from God. And God was talking in his and was talking in real time.

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But if you would now, raise the bar.

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And I lost that little point that I wanted to make with you. So if you allow me to step back one one moment

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that and that's it. What didn't the Quran Thank you God, what doesn't the Quran say? Interestingly enough, you'll never find judgment in the Quran. And I know that's hard for you to swallow. But you dumb Arabs, you backward, backwards idolaters your idols are, are lifeless. You don't see that and the art the onslaught, you don't see that at the beginning. Rather, you do see a presentation of God's saying, here's the Quran, it's hard for you to believe in a god, it's hard for you to see Muhammad in this prophetic lens. Here you go. And if today you would open the door of divinity and look through the lens of God speaking through the Quran, without judgment. Now, the next stage which

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is kind of complicated if, if you've gone through the Judeo Christian Christian Bible, Torah, Old Testament, New Testament, then when I say through the lens of God, then you see a grumpy old man who keeps flooding the earth every time someone goes to a rave, right? That I'm sorry that I just that's that's the way that's the way you see it. So let's refocus the lens that throughout this journey. Throughout this legacy, I will never present God as having human emotions. Is that fair? Can we say?

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Cynthia mais in her book, I think it's wheels of life. Shout out to Cynthia Mays. amazing book.

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Amazing. No spiritual anatomy. Spiritual anatomy. I'm sorry. That's Judith, a new. Judith, a new.

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I'm sorry, Judith. I'm pronouncing your last name wrong. That's wheels of life. The Anatomy of the energy anatomy. I'm so sorry, Cynthia, amazing, amazing audio lecture series. Thank you for letting me find that out. One spiritual rule whether you believe in a god source, Christian, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist Taoism, in Tibetan bone breathing, look friends, across the board, we will make a rule and this helps everybody, even our perception of God, we will never attribute human characteristics to God of revenge, anger, lust,

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God getting his way, because that's not godly. Right. So with that being said, Look through the lens of a non judgmental God, of a not male or female, not an X, Y chromosome God, we're talking about a god beyond these human limitations. And please, if Lastly, and I believe my time is concluded here, if you would land this plane on one thought, God has no human emotions that we are going to attribute to him.

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And let's land this concept that I want to receive the goodness that is coming my way.

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I want to receive the goodness that's coming my way. I would like to conclude here and say the Quran has a lot to say about itself. But God is not judgmental. Rather, God wants us to receive a message. And if you get anything from all of today, the first of four part of the four parts.

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Once you get past Arabic, Arabs, Muhammad peace be upon him what you think of him, the age of marriage, how many people they got married to? Who was whose husband at what age? Once you get past the human? Oh my god, they only had two deserts.

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Then Today, I would like you to say, so what you're telling me is, God spoke to mankind through the divine portal. God reached through the portal and sent a clear, concise message, and I can touch it, hold it, feel it, and it wasn't inspired to somebody, like no one sat down and wrote it.

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I want to give that a chance. I want to give that an opportunity.

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It has been an honor, it has been a privilege. If I may, I did not talk about who my audience is going to be, or what this is going to be like, because we have not opened the Quran yet. But in my mind, we are going to reach the first page of the Koran. And then I will say, this has been done before. But I believe it's time to do it again. In a post modernism, post modernity, not maternity, post modernity. Everything's been modern. Everyone's been working. We've got more post Me too. We're growing. We're growing into gender roles being fluid people expressing there's been no God for a long time. We're post no God now. So the discussion here is for everyone, if you want want to be

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called a millennial of right wing, a liberal.

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If you want to be called a hardliner, I would like to have the discussion. So whether you're grinding your teeth of God been landed, loving, bearded monkey boy, hey, I'm here for you. If you can direct your hatred towards me, and just feel satisfied. Oh, I hate that guy. Okay, that's fair. And I am all those things that you think I pray at night and I don't eat pork, and who I don't even drink and I wouldn't hold a girl's hand. Oh, just hate away. But just make sure to direct that hatred, just in one place. And when you're done, that he had a point, he had something to say, don't.

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Jim Jeffries the situation and hate border call and hate a component of the religion and never be able to stay quiet long enough to hear what it is? Because then how is that guidance? How are you opening yourself to receive doesn't make sense to me. So it doesn't matter. Cool. That's great, bro. You keep living in your head, I've come to see in your head and you're dead. stay within what you know to be correct. And don't generalize a billion people so you can feel better about yourself.

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I know that you know what I'm talking about. So do what you need to do, hate whom you need to hate. But hopefully you can just kind of leave all that hatred here. And once you've completed that, see if this book, which was not tainted by a man, and historically speaking has never been changed. Yes. That's the tough part. And what's more, I'm just looking at you. You don't know a lot about the Quran. Now, why isn't it fair to say almost kill these guys, but at least I'll know their book. Fair enough. How about we start there. Before you come in eradicate us friends, I hope that you would open up and say I'll go cover to cover. I'll give this a little bit of time. In the wake of the

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world events in the wake of hatred being available like a six pack of Pepsi, hatreds free, and you can get it anywhere, have it pumped into your headphones. Today, I invite you to come carry the legacy, the dynasty of the prophets who brought beyond the laws of Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism, Taoism, the belief in a god, there was a god. And he loved us. And whether we believed in him or prayed or didn't pray or did things or kept our clothes on or off. We were going to get to meet this God. And quite frankly, that's the most important part amazing part to me about my organized system of religion. That's Islam, and I'm Muslim. And yeah, there's a little sarcasm in there. Because I

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don't need you to accept my Islam. I just want you to say, yeah, we're probably going to meet source, for better or for worse, but we're going to meet source that's going to be one hell, or heaven of a trip. I invite you to have this journey with me. I hope that we can keep this academic. I hope that we can share slides, information, notes, and I hope that we can grow together. It's been an honor an honor to be together there so far. To those of you joining us on Facebook. Thank you. I'd like to now conclude our first session that we as we use to prophetic dynasty, number one Allahumma. Now you know, some of you pray like this in church. Some of you might ask God on a Pew

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like this, some of you might go to the mother and pray to God, some of you might ring a bell. Some of you might clasp your hands. Some of you might open your hands. Today, I asked you to thank god to giving us the portal like Sadhguru said the opportunity to share love to share goodness with each other friends.

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To share love through this portal of the internet, it's been an honor. Let's go together and raise our hands Allahumma en him. Me roosh v. What are his knee mean? Sure enough See, it's been an honor to carry the torch thus far of God's employees in prophetic dynasty. It's been an emotional roller coaster to talk about the most beloved human being to me in the world, Mohammed, the brother and Prophethood of Jesus, another favorite human being of this world. God's peace and blessings be on both of them.

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And I thank God for those two installments. But today, I begin the journey of carrying the torch and asking us all to carry on the prophetic legacy of love, compassion, forgiveness, mercy, non judgmental frames of being together, compassionate listening, being not afraid, being vulnerable, living with insecurities, and as Bernie brown would put it, living daring, daring greatly. jazak Allahu lado de, may you leave today, with a sense of source giving you a gift basket, please leave today's gathering, knowing that no matter how much you hate it and you could be cussing me and, and trying to like, like, pour hot sauce on the phone, please don't do that your phone will get messed

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up. But when you're done hated me, I'm not going to say I love you back because that's gonna make you hate me more. Just know that the part of you that wants to hate me, I love that part. I'm really happy. I'm glad I could be here to be of some use. And I know that sounds too selfless and kind of passive aggressive. I wish I could be of some source to you some source of use, because I know him source and he makes me feel amazing every day. So if it helps you

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It makes me feel wonderful. Made the legacy continue forever. May you carry the torch. Always a privilege, privilege and always an opportunity to be together. What Salaam wa alikum warahmatu law, peace be upon you. Make peace vibrate and emanate and echo all around you and May peace, purposefulness, wholeness and a sense of meaning Echo, vibrate and scream out from within yourself was that I was born into law.