Two Lights Shining Bright

Yaser Birjas


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Othman has a resume that is unmatched in its generosity, humbleness, and unique accomplishments. It is necessary to understand these honors before we delve into his caliphate deeper. Some of these accomplishments and honors will refute some of the later accusations made against him by the rebels of his time.

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Salam Alaikum Salam barakato

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hamdulillah Bellarmine sola salovaara canovee Ramadan Allah Allah Azza wa seldom at the Sleeman kathira de ma ma ba. So this session in shallow data is going to be dedicated to us man himself for the allowance. We talk about his accomplishment, we talk about his achievement. We talk about what he has done for the community for the oma shiromani show is going to talk about the trial and the fitna that they had to go through and endure.

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In order to keep the community safe for the modern world. One thing to keep in power, give credit for the alarm and he knew that the fitna was coming. He knew the fitna was coming because many, many people who may be read the history of Earth man and his assassination when these rebels who came from Egypt from a sham, actually from Egypt, not too much, and they came from Egypt from Basra and and Kufa

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a lot of them of course, they were new in Islam, they were not they were not Sahaba they were not even born probably, you know, during the time of the struggle, and then and, and the beginning of Islam, so they were born hamdulillah into prosperity and luxury. So when they besieged the house of Earth man, many people they would also have to defend the earth metal they allowed to run, I want you to know that I have over there. So Matter of fact, they were 700 people 700 people predominant predominantly, and mainly major Sahaba and their children surrounding the house of Earth man defending him against any aggression. And they used to alternate to be with him in the house to make

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sure his personal safety was there. But it was man's decision to ask them all to leave.

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It was his decision. And the reason why he asked him all to leave because you know, it was coming. This heritable masala Chateau de la terranova when the Prophet sallallahu wasallam

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he was in a garden place. And then I was I was guarding the door for the Prophet sallallahu wasallam the entrance to that garden actually. So overcast, he came to ask him permission the prophets of Assam said tala then let whoever sure who will Jin

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is Allah given permission to come in and let him know that he will be in agenda. So when he came in, he goes have hamdulillah when he received the news, then Abu Musa Shari he received Omar come and seeking permission. And the professor Sam told him the level of Usher who will Jenna

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give him permission and let him know that he also will be an agenda. So ominous Al Hamdulillah. Then this man came asking for permission at some point. And then the prophet SAW said um, he said, Give him the permission to come in. Well, Bashir, who will genetti Alibaba, Alibaba to give him good news that he will be an agenda but he has to go through some trials. He will be afflicted with a calamity that's going to go over on him. So he says Alhamdulillah Allah hum Stan said, hamdulillah but my last part, give us the help and assistance

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also inherited I shall be allowed Anna, she said that the Messenger of Allah sallallahu wasallam. He,

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when he was on his deathbed

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he was getting physically feeling weaker and weaker. So the Waterlow ceremony he asked, he said to them, call is it called me?

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He wanted to call the name but basically kind of like it's hard for him to pronounce and who is calling who wants them to call for him. It's like saying call me.

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So I she says, Your friend over custody? He says no.

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And she said, Omar, he said, No, she's your cousin. And he said no. And he goes, yes.

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So they called us man.

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Us man, when he came in, I she said the Prophet sallallahu Sallam called Earth man to come closer. And He then told Ayesha, then

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stay away from us, like give us privacy.

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He wanted to tell him something special for him. So she said, This man came very close to the Prophet sallallahu sallam, and he was whispering to him. And I said, I was looking from from distance. I was looking for distance, and I saw that the face of Earth man was changing, as the professor said, was speaking to him. Like you can tell His face is changing and he was gonna get distressed a little bit.

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And no one knows exactly what the professor Sam told Othman specifically, until Earth man. He was in that time of trial, when he was besieged by all these rebels who came from these from these areas from Egypt from from Iraq, and they were a few hundreds By the way, just to let you know, and Sahaba were surrounding the house of Earth man, protecting him

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I'm from them. And they were about 700 as well. So they were out number in them, so they could actually finish them. But with man he refused to give orders to fight them, says don't don't do that I don't want any blood to be split because of me. Then when he was when he finally he gave permission he asked us to have around him after 40 days of his siege around his house, he gave the order to the Sahaba to leave, it says, leave me and leave them leaving me alone with them.

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Obviously, they knew of the level if we're going to leave him, they're going to kill him. But that's when Abu hurayrah was with him. He was his child has turned to be with the man of the Ultron. And he told him he says, Listen, I heard from the Prophet sallallahu Sallam he told me this, like he said that it is going to be the case. Where and when like Allah, Allah Huck, like you are going to be on the truth like you are right, and they are wrong. And then a new be killed Ruhlman, which means unjustly as man eventually led all the Sahaba leave. And the last one to leave the house of Earth man they say was a lesson. Even I'll even Have you thought about the other one. Because when he

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left, he said I'll leave my sons. But then as man, he says, Please, I'm sure qumola like I asked you by the name of Allah to lead me along with them. They left him and they when they left the house when I left. It wasn't long after that, that these people jumped into the house of Earth man, they break through the house of Earth manager later on. And they actually they killed him in the process as his wife was trying to defend him. They they cut her handle, they allowed her Anna and his blood was spilled on the must have that he was reciting from without resisting them. That was Earth man rhodiola Ronaldo. And when he was asked before he died, why he would not want to fight them. He says

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listen to me, if I would like to fight them and finish them, I would have sent to the armies to come. And they will finish them before anything but I don't want to kill them. Because I don't want the blood of any Muslim to be spelled because of me. It just between them and I and I let it be that way. So the only one that was killed during that time was a man of the Allahu Allahu wa. So he was not for the fitna or for allowing it to happen. He was trying to content as much as possible. And he knew that is not worth having the Muslims fighting over this issue. So he kept it for himself. So what are the louder Anwar de melas? pinata Allah taala orders man for keeping you know, the oma

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protected or the law terranova.

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So one of the virtues of Earth man, so we at least we know that these people will not just you know, random people selected like this. It was a divine intervention or lie when Allah subhana wa that chose these people for these positions. This man has a very unique history, and not so many people really appreciate it. When we think about electricity. We think about it a lot more than anybody else. And not so many people know much about the personal virtues of Earth man or the law of the land for which he was awarded agenda as a professor of law, Sam said, but I really want to Cebu going through a trial for the long term although there were some narrations and books of Professor

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mentioned that some that were revealed in the Quran. And pointing to the virtues of Earth man, one of the is according to Abdullah Abdullah terranova Allah tala Zoomer, a man who according to Nana, a lady surgeon, and men who are conditon Anna, Elena surgeon will call me after our drama.

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He said that is Earth man will often the ayah in the translation loss of Hannah Mottola says, a man who called it to a lady sajida means like, Is it is it equal, like those who do so and so and then he mentioned the example of those who stand long at night, stand long at night connoted in prayers, in frustration, caught him and standing unprecedent for the last panel with Allah. Yeah. Out of fear, from the head from the hero to the Day of Judgment, which means they stand before a law surgeon out of fear of the hereafter and your drama therapy and hope and the mercy of the Lord like are they equal? Obviously not. So in this ayah was revealed, for us man are they allowed or

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unavailable the example of man he was one of those most fearful of Allah subhanho wa Taala. And he was considered a very spiritual very, very spiritual person, or the Allahu Allah. And

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in the eye are also sort of the Zoomer again a sort of the Zoomer and Allah Subhana Allah says in the manual for sabudana eduroam The lady said that Indeed Allah subhanho wa Taala will give those who persevere impatient that award without measure in the tafsir they say that was a man of the Aloha was speaking about Earth man, or the Allahu Allahu wa. Was man, he earned a lot of titles that not so many Sahaba earned at all, actually. One of them is the man who had who went through the two heroes, because he migrated with the with his wife, the daughter of the Prophet sallallahu Sallam to the first teacher was

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Wasn't a senior, and he also earned the title to be a manager again. So he had to twice the title of an emigrant Mohajer one to the senior, and one to Medina or the Allahu taala. And voila, Earth man, he also earned a pleasure or a title that no one else ever took that title except for him, then no rain means the man of the two lights. And these two lights referring to Who is your man,

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the daughters of the Prophet sallallahu wasallam. When the Prophet sallallahu Sallam and of course in Mecca, the professor said and he gave us man, his daughter, his first dongbu Rana, and at some time later she passed away. Then the prophets Allah Sallam he gave him his other daughter Rukia. So Subhana Allah, so he gave him his first daughter. Then when she died, he gave him his other daughter, so de la sala de la Anna. And that was the one who with whom he migrated to Medina. And during the time of better the Battle of weather, by the way, not so many people probably know that. But he was not present in the Battle of better. This man was not present in the Battle of butter.

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And some people, the rebels, they say he wasn't from the people of weather. So therefore, he doesn't have the same privilege of the early Sahaba, who fought in the first battle. But he has his excuse is excused. Number one, is that the prophets, Allah, Allah, He kept him there to take care of his wife, because the daughter of the Prophet was actually was ill and she was basically dying. And he was there to take care of her until she passed away with Ilana. And the other the other excuse is that going out for

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on the battlefield four bedroom at the time was not actually mandatory, because there was no plan to fight. It was only to go in pursuit of that caravan. So it was not a lot of fun. It wasn't mandatory to leave, he didn't go and he stayed with his wife to take care of her they allowed Elena walda. So he took that that honor of marrying two daughters of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam, when his daughter passed away, so the Los Alamitos, man, to show his honor, obviously, and his how honorable this man is, he says, I swear if I had another data, I will give it to you. Like if I had another daughter, I will give it to you in marriage. But the other two daughters were already

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married for the majority. And they enable kuvera to her husband allows our awesome neighbor to be actually

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smarter the law of the land was mentioned was mentioned.

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Not necessarily directly, but indirectly and, and in

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fact, when Allah subhanho wa Taala spoke about

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the we were caught by a toll road, One Belt road, one the edge of a road one where Allah subhanaw taala was pleased with the people who give blood to the Prophet sallallahu Sallam in a specific incident in the history of Islam. Just to put in the perspective of that story, when Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam he defended Medina with the Sahaba. On the fifth year, during the battle that known as the Battle of 100, the trench and then the allies who were surrounding Medina, they were defeated, and they left back to Mecca without getting any kind of, of victory. So the Prophet sallallahu Sallam he said that and that zoo, whom what I do now it's our turn. Now it's our turn,

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we're going to be on the offense, and they're going to be in the defense. But what was the first thing the professor said and did to show his might and his power against the people who lost the year before he went on a mission of peace.

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When he became mighty and powerful when he could crush them, he didn't. Instead he went on a mission of peace. So he went out for ombre. And the Sahaba went out with them with about 1000 Plus they went out to the Rama with the prophets of Allah Salaam. And to make sure that people know they're not there for fighting, they did not carry with them weapons, other than what is known to be weapons people carry around when they walk in the streets. So when they arrived in close to Mecca, the Arabs, the Mexicans, they refused to allow the profits of the last element of Sahaba to get into my class, there's no way you're not going to do that under our watch, without our permission. So they

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start negotiating, they wanted to negotiate it, you know, a way of dealing with it. Finally, the Prophet sallallahu Sallam sent his envoy Earth man are they allowed animada to present the profits of the lesson. Now the people of Mecca after multiple negotiations, they sent rumors out there to test you know, the Sahaba and the Muslims what they get to do. So rumors are spreading when our man was detained for longer than what is supposed to be people start thinking they killed him. That said, they kill they kill them. Well, the Prophet sallallahu Sallam so when the rumors came to the Prophet sallallahu sallam, the Messenger of Allah Azza wa sallam, he even though they will not come

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into fight, they will come in for worship. But he asked us a habit of the Lord ran home to fight for us, man.

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And he says minivan mode. Who is going to give me the pledge to die for us, man?

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Like his old man, they took him you know, we sent him as an envoy and they killed him that an act of war, and we're gonna defend the earth man. So Sahaba de la donham under the tree there, they give the pledge of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.

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Then the Messenger of Allah Azza wa sallam, he said, Oh, man is not here. And then he said he added his hand selasa lamb on behalf of Earth man, he says, This is on the earth man. And he gave it to him the other hand sort of a satellite, he took the blood from Earth man on his behalf. The Sahaba said at that moment, everybody wished that he was in the position of Earth man for the process of Arsalan taken pledge on his behalf using his hand salata law, he was salamati. This incident for sure former might elaborate on that as well, was another incident that was criticized for over a man his absence on the pledge. He was escaping the pledge. They said he was escaping who was detained by

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them but then Muslims in Mecca and the professor's took pledge on his behalf for the Allahu Allahu wa

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has not only allowed to run Wada, he earned so many paler titles in the term of the professor seven after the Sahaba de la term, they praised him so much for the hierarchy that he brought for the oma some of the examples in during the time of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam is when when he came to Medina North man, I don't know how many of you know that. But he was a very, very clever merchant. You know, some people love less than what being so clever. They go to the marketplace, and they can sell you the dirt. And they make it golden, your eyes know that they're fooling you though. But they bargain very well. One of them was Horace Mann of the law, and among the few people who are

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very clever merchant also was under management. They said about management of canopy Halo Rama, Rama Sahaja he can turn the sound of the desert into gold for you like this, how clever he was what the other one? Was, man, the same thing. Oh, because it was also another successful merchant rhodiola a lot of Sahaba because that's the Meccans business not like the answer is downside is where we're farmers. The Americans were merchants, many, many of them and that's why they were successful in business or the land so they were intrapreneurs. So as man was one of those intrapreneurs when he came to Mecca to Medina, he had nothing with him. But soon after that, he became one of the

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wealthiest people.

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his wealth was so much so that when the prophets of Allah Salam asked people to donate, this man will be the one who gives a lot. And we say a lot about giving a lot, if you examples of generous generosity for us man of the law, and because again, he believed in the mission of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. So one of those examples when the Sahaba they were going through drought in Medina, and there was some semi famine at the time of the Prophet sallallahu wasallam while they were praying Salatu Juma in the masjid a caravan from a sham came. And that caravan when the caravan arrived, the people left the Prophet sallallahu Sallam given the hook but in the masjid

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and they went out to get some before it's too late.

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Can you imagine how hungry they were?

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They were hungry, starving, attend the hotel, the prophets of Allah salah and as they were attending the football, they heard the caravan arrived, they left quickly before it's gone. This how hungry they were, that they live the prophecies and given the hook but few Sahaba remained in the Medina last part documented that instead of the Juma So, but as Nando de la when he when he went out, and people realized that caravan belonged to us, man.

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This caravan belonged to Earth man coming from a sham his business right now. So the merchants of Medina came around, the man says yes, man, whatever you want to sell, whatever how you want to sell, we'll double it for you.

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Like we will double your profit. He goes, someone pay me more.

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He goes, we'll give you five times more. So somebody gave me more, what about seven times 10 times and then we went all the way up to 15 times we'll give you 15 times more than what you paid for it. But just give it to us because someone gave me more. They said No way. No one that we know and Medina who can give more than this like we are the color the merchants and the guild and Medina and we know how much you can pay for this. No one can pay more than that. He says somebody is paying no more than this. When they asked Who is this? Say Allah Subhana

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Allah promise that for every dime that you give, you're going to get 10 up to 100 700 more and the law will multiply as well as as much as he will Subhana what Allah and he says I want you to be my witnesses. This whole caravan is sada devorah l Muslim. I'm giving this as a charity for the poor of the Muslims. Can you imagine how much money you could say in that in dunya and dunya calculation he lost on giving this out as or as a full charity life.

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Many people do in terms of famines and terms of war, they become a word warlords and they make profit out of it, he could have taken advantage of that situation. But no, he says it's all for civilian generosity. And he knew money will come his clever, he can get it back again, that doesn't matter that that's one example. The other example the example of a rumor, the rumor was owned by a Jewish man in Medina, who would charge people so much money to collect water from it. And the Prophet Solano said, because it wasn't a private territory for him. So then this man because it was in his private territory, he would sell the water to the people. And eventually, it was too hard too

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much for the people to deal with. And this they asked the professor Selim to intervene. And the professor said and tried but the man it says Happy it's financial, right? We cannot take it away from him. That's his. So the professor asked the Sahaba, who would do me the pleasure or the honor to buy rumah which are held muslimin and give it to the believers?

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So if man went and he actually, he purchased that there's some stories about how he did that, as a matter of fact, how he cleverly purchased the the biryani the water, well, they said that what he did, he went to the man to bargain with him, he says, Can I buy half of that waterwell from you? And how do you do that? basically kind of like taking turns one day for you one day for me one day for you one day for me. And he gave him a fortune for it. So the man he couldn't refuse that fortune for half, you know, of the shares, I still going to have more shares actually in it. So I'm going to still sell and get more money. So the man accepted us, man, he paid he bought half of that water.

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Well, to me the timeshare basically. And then what he did, or the other one, he announced that his days are for free.

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So people on his days will go collect water for free.

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On the day of the other partner, no one would go.

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why would I go there to pay if I can get it tomorrow for free. So people started going on the device man for free and not going on the day of that man because he charged money. He tried to make it cheaper than workout. And finally he came to earth man, he goes, you want to buy the other shirt.

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And he did. But it was actually for a very cheap price. Eventually he got it. And he gave the whole room for the feasibility. Now. Another example of his generosity or the law of the land something

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it's very unique to that time, obviously, when the Prophet salaallah Salah he heard about the northern tribes of Arabia, were recruiting to invade the Northern Territory of the Muslim state, the Prophet sallallahu sallam, he made a very, very unique call. Usually when the Prophet sallallahu wasallam, he would call people to go on a military expedition, he would not tell them what he was going, he will kind of like give them different, you know, hints without telling them what exactly as a strategy war, obviously, but this time he said to them, which was in the summer, he says, We are going up north to the book.

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The book is one of the farthest northern points in the Arabian Peninsula, right before you hit a sham territory, there is the book and traveling in Medina or from Medina to the book will take about a month. That's how far it is traveling, just going there. To travel and traveling during the summer. It's a it's a life hazard situation. It's hot, it's extremely hot, it's dangerous, it's just the day is extremely, extremely long. And with the heat, you don't know if you're going to survive the heat or not. If not, you don't worry, maybe the animals will not survive the heat. And that was very dangerous and the purpose of submit a public announcement for the people to go out there. And

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addition to that, why it wasn't easy for people to leave in the summer, that's when the fruits the harvest becomes you know, the best. It's the time to start harvesting your fruit, especially the date the palm trees, and that's what their livelihood and they will call to leave and the professor says whoever's capable of writing the camera, he should come with us. No excuse. And people obviously they some of them don't want everything they said behind the Sahaba. They wanted to go out. So when people came to volunteer, a lot of people didn't have rights.

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And then the professor Sam says, who can help us who can help us with this, who can help us taking care of the supplies and the recruitments and buying camels for us? So a man of the law that I'm what he did, he said you're a sort of law, I'll take care of it. He bought 950 camels and count counting them to 1000 with an extra 50 horses. Now I don't know if you guys understand the meaning of that. But when you say 1000 camel, back in the days 100 camel and the Arab culture was considered a fortune. Like they used to call someone rich

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By saying he has 100 comma.

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And like in our time he's a millionaire.

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So when someone gives you 1000 camel, that means at least $10 million $10 million of our time. Our time that's probably maybe I don't know how many 1000 millions and billions probably, this how much of man gave on that day? And when the Prophet sallallahu wasallam he sort of man did that. Mother Ross manda de Leon shake us man, whatever he does is not going to hurt him after this.

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Which means he had proven himself. That's what it means. Why is so so important for charity. And that's something I want to remind myself and my dear brothers and sisters in time of any scarcity of generosity, unfortunately, unless it is comes with a specific advantages with it.

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Today, we live in a time when people are self centered. There is a lot of you know, self promotion, culture, it's all about me and so on. So to be generous towards others is just so hard. Pamela so when a man he did what he did, the professor Sam says in the Hadith, Carl was sada to berghahn. And charity is a proof proof of what what do you guys think

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of have faith in a man? Because why would you give your money that you earn fair and square, hard earning money? Why would you give it to somebody else? Why? Unless you believe in the cause?

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Because if I didn't believe in the cause, you wouldn't give a penny Why? I'm not gonna do anything I was, it was my money. I earned it so hard. I was sweating when I was dealing with this money. So Parma and you deserve it, you you earned it, there's no doubt about it. So giving charity is berghahn. The professor says it's a proof and evidence of the full truthfulness of faith. Specially when you give that charity with no strings attached.

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And that was with Mandarin, he wasn't given it for a title. He wasn't given it because he thought, you know, this is the time to show myself No, he was given it because of the law. And he believed that it is actually an honor to be the one who respond to the call of the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam it so he did supply the entire army of Ursula with 1000 cameras on the line. And just to give you an idea, when you say 1000 cameras, each camera on a journey like this, usually actually it serves about three people three plus, usually they were three people per camera. So we have 1000 cameras, how many people are there as human, but 3000 4000 people served by the law

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for that journey, because people take turns when they write on the back of the camera.

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So this man was extremely, extremely generous, even the professor said after this, whatever my wants to do. That's it, he's forgiven.

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But obviously didn't take advantage of that. He only did he became even more more generous for the allotted time, and more fearful of Allah subhanho wa Taala

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ceman of the law of the land was very well known for his love for a better like I said, it was a very spiritual man, very spiritual man. And

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of his spirituality, spirituality led him to one very unique quality. That Earth man was young he was blessed with and that is one of the one of the sons of a man and that is that hire.

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He was a very, very shy person.

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humble, heavy and shy. In the Hadith, the Prophet sallallahu wasallam. One day he was sitting in the house of Isla de la, he was visiting very casually, you know, when he said comfortable and casual and sometimes your job is paused a little bit up. So the professor said on his thigh was showing, he was going to sit in very casual and he's kind of like stretching his feet and his shot. his thigh was a little bit showing. So I'm a casa de he came knocking on the door seeking permission to come in. So the process of asylum, he said, Let him come in. So you came in, and he said,

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then I was mad, then Omar, called to come in, and then he allowed him to come in and the purpose of didn't change his position. He still remained casual like so casual with them. But then when a man sought permission to come in, the prophet SAW Selim, he sat up and fixed his legs and covered himself and he says, Columban.

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So they called Othman. Redman came in to talk to the Prophet Solomon he left so when he left he was like shocked and surprised that they are Salama came in our committee didn't change your position but when a man came and you sat up and he changed your position Whoa, what is so special about that? Call us Allah Salam in Allah esta he mimetic movement as the human human I shouldn't I be shy or feel bashful from the one the angels fisheye in his presence with metal Dylon.

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Another iteration that the professors have told her in North man allegedly in Hawaii. This man is a very shy man

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He's very humble, very honorable, very shy man. I was afraid and concerned when he if he sees me in that position, his shyness will take over that he wouldn't be able to articulate his his need from me.

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Like, I don't want to put him in an awkward position that he wouldn't be saying anything because he becomes distracted. So therefore he just wanted to set in front of him. So I set them in a way to keep him focused and asked his request for more sort of like sallallahu alayhi wasallam

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as man of the law of the land was known for his he hadn't a bother with all we know about him very generous, business oriented person, so dunya and deed, so hon Allah.

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He was very well oriented in the dunya and the deen in his dunya. He was a clever merchant in the deen. He was one of the great or bad and so had is very humble. Today, we don't understand the meaning of humbleness and humility. And we think it's by force. Like if I don't have anything, I'm hamdulillah that's a humble life. No, you live humble life when you have a choice. When you're rich, you choose to be humbled. You choose to live an ascetic life, and that's what I'm about the amount of Dylan he did, and he used to stand up in Salah rhodiola. And like I said, when I bass he reported the ayah to be about him. All was done in Salah Kala and there was an aeration about him that he

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wants recited the entire for an in one record for witted in front of the camera.

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Like one record, maybe that was in the winter.

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To make the night long enough for him to pray one record the entire forum. Now, how is that even possible? Is it even possible? Honestly, I thought that wouldn't be possible until I learned about some scholars that I am familiar with. Somebody reported to me that he did.

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I was like, Huh, that's impossible then. But obviously when you recite the Quran and one Raka it's gonna be super fast.

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Super, super fast. But how could even anyone be possibly, you know, how is it even doable? You can never recite the Quran super fast like this Unless what?

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you read the Quran daily.

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When it becomes like sort of Fatiha to you.

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It looks like certain Fatiha to you because you recite the Quran on regular basis daily, it becomes easy to recite the super fast. But if you only get a certain factor super fast and maybe it's a little calf because you decide that every week every Fridays Imagine if you can recite the entire Quran like total calf unsalted, fatty I can do it in one rock and one night. Absolutely. I guarantee you'll be able to do that.

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Somehow I mean, you can try it if you want to. But again, that was one of the ways it was Marcelo unsure because he had his rebuttal. When he says that the Quran used to cry a lot. And he used to fast a lot. Even though he had the money to eat. He had the money to buy the food but he would fast a lot of the a lot of that on water. As a matter of fact, he even died when he was fasting. He was killed when he was fasting. Why so because he had his dream The night before. He had in his dream that the prophet SAW Selim came to him and his dream he asked me if man come and break your fast with us.

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So he went and he did He fasted The next day, and he was assassinated Angela Juan, and that's in that state of Nevada, no loss of Hanover etc.

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as Nando de la nueva was also known for his concentration crying, yep. Whenever he remembers the Acura whenever he is, resized operand, he would call the alert on whether there was an incident when which he remembered the status of the grave to which he was overwhelmed. And he cried. And that is a man whom the professor some testified that gender is for him and whatever he does is okay, still he cries, remembering that he is going to one day end up in the grave. May Allah subhana wa Taala make us among those who will be saved that the punishment of the grave horrible enemy.

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He loved the Quran so much, which is why and he had the honor to compile the must have one he had one when he ordered the Sahaba, the committee to create the master copy and they made the four copies. And afterwards, he asked for an extra copy to made exclusively for him. So he had a copy in his house or the law one will call in the law crew and yet it is a common law under a fee he, Isla de la Yamasaki says I hate I hate a day to pass by without me looking into the covenant of Allah azza wa jal to me which is the Quran itself under massage.

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How many of us have massage have this isn't in hamdulillah Wherever we go, if you don't have it, you know in the in the physical form of paper and a copy you have digital forms on your on your phone

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How often do we look into the Quran specifically at the beginning of the day? My advice for my dear brothers and sisters is that your day, start your day right? before anything else before you check into your emails

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before to check in to your messages and whatever social media that pops on your screen in the morning, before any of that stuff. Look into the Quran.

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There was a poll that was made, I believe, couple of years ago about Muslim students in universities, and how many of them are losing their faith and their Eman versus those who stays firm under Eman? And according to the poll? They say that those who say that they've handed a strong under email, there were two things common between them. In all of these people, actually, they said that they have two things in common amongst them all. What are these two things number one, they said they had a daily word with the Quran.

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A daily word, which means a daily habit with the foreign, whether it's reading or listening, understanding something with the Quran, they do something with every single day. So make it a habit for yourself or your children every single day, to read the page, listen to it, read the translation, whatever. Something that has to do with Docker on every single day. That's the first thing. The second thing they say they have a secret Avada a secret from a warship between them. And Alas, those are like what they fast Mondays or Thursdays for example, or somebody gives charity every single day, or others they maintain their morning and evening Vicar. Like these things that

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you do silently, nobody has to know about them.

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And they say they're so they're so good at keeping them secret. As much as we try to keep our sense secret. You know, when someone commits a sin they don't want anyone to look at them and and maybe find out about it, how fearful you are to be exposed. This is how fearful they are to be exposed for the goodies. Like I don't want anyone to know that I'm doing these things. I want this to be between the last panel. So let's teach ourselves and our children that maintain at least these two things, to maintain regular events that we do secretly between us and the last panel there is something simple, and also to continue having regular and daily attachment to the book of Allah subhanho wa

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You know, as a matter of the long run, he loved the Quran, so much so that he is the one who narrates the hadith of Rasulullah sallallahu wasallam, which probably we all learned when we were young hydroquin Manta Allah for Allah for Allah, the best among you are those who learn the Quran, and then teach it to others.

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Today, we live in a time where people are confused about which way to go. You know, there are so many different philosophies out there and ways of lives and an understanding of things and interpretation of life and so forth out there many people get really confused. Many people they think that Islam is the fastest growing religion in America, but I disagree with that really, the fastest growing religion in America is actually no religion.

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And specifically, in our time, there's one branch of that no religiosity is actually is called social justice.

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Anything has to do with social justice has become more like the religion for many, many people. Not saying that it's bad not say that it's not right to stand up for justice. It's our our faith to stand for justice. It's our religious duty to stand for justice. There's no doubt about it. But when people they take social justice out of the religious context, and he starts making this separate from being religious, that becomes problematic, that's when they start wondering if this is the way and the Quran says so and so. So they're now doubting Allah, his words versus what they believe to be the right thing. Like we use our own after our own interpretation of events in life, to be

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another standard of things versus the book of Allah subhanho wa Taala when it's supposed to be the opposite we refer everything back to the book of Allah azza wa jal so that is a big problem really, that many many people in today there's there's have no point of reference to go to to strengthen their Eman and strengthen their stances on things in this life. And having the Koran as a as part of our life is very important. Knowing growing up but hamdulillah in an Arab country, reading the Quran as an Arabic was a simple thing you just part of studying in school, here in America is not the same anymore, even if your child is coming from an Arab family.

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So my recommendation for parents who are raising children over here, just like you are asking your children to learn to read the Quran in Arabic from cover to cover for the Baraka. Please help them assign hotma in English or whatever language that they speak from cover to cover as well.

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What's the point of them reading the Quran in Arabic When they don't even know what it means?

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A lot of us we try to force our children to understand what it means. But we only teach them sort of color other a fellow colleague Robin Espanola had under Fatiha. That's it. So you don't connect with the Quran. It's only just Sunday school activity, that's it. But really, if you want the children to get attached to the book of Allah subhanho wa Taala teach them the habit of reading the translation. I know a lot of people specifically Arabs, they don't want their kids to get attached to the translations because they want their kids to read the Quran in its original language. And I'm wondering on it, but that's not sufficient. Because the whole point is that they need to understand

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it. So until inshallah they learn the Arabic language professionally so they can understand it once they read it. I want you to try your best in shallow data to help them understand it, you know, in different languages. As an audible I've never understood the privilege and see it I say it's privileged really an Amana a trust of speaking Arabic as a first language and enjoying the power in the Quran and the Sunnah for an until I left the Arab world. That's when I went to Bosnia, my first time out of the Arab world. And then in Bosnia, I was I was teaching Arabic and teaching Quran. One day one of my older students, his name was for saying we call them whoso, was standing next to

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Minnesota Russia. He was in his late 50s, early 60s, probably and I was still barely my late 20s.

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So I was standing next to him and the Imam was reciting from Surah Al Baqarah. I don't even know which I he was reciting. But I know one thing I kind of like nodded my head, you know, and kind of like affected by the dissertation. And imagine was a local boss and half of the Koran.

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So when we finished the Salah, whoso turns to me, and he goes, why don't you move your head and Salah?

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Like, did I I said, I don't pay attention. I didn't maybe I don't know. He said, No, I noticed that you just cannot have your head and salon. I said, oh, maybe because the amount says something was kind of like powerful. So it's kind of like reacting to it. So he goes, Oh, what did you say? What did you just say? I said, I said what I The moment you said you want to tell me? You understand what the enamel decides.

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And to me the question was really surprising because I never thought about it. It just like

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well, you know, sometimes I need to see is you know, just listening to the Imam when he decided, do you understand that?

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And I said, Yeah, I do. And whoso broke in tears. He start weeping, not just crying and people looking what's happening. I'm just like, what did I do to him?

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I put my arm over his shoulder. It's okay. It's all right. Come on, man, what's happening? And the man he is in his late 50s, early 60s realizing he is about to die soon. He looks at me He goes, when is that day going to come for me to understand the Quran who

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will lie I never felt so privileged in my life before that day.

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And it was a huge burden suddenly was thrown on my shoulder. I swear.

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And I was like, wow.

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Wow, we're so privileged, the Arab ziani just was so privileged but we have no clue the amount of privilege Allah has given us but the amount that comes with and the trust that come with it.

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It was just a scary moment for me i just i was i never recovered from that moment to hell until this day. I never forget that incidents of how long to know the Arabic language and to understand the Quran as we recite it is just an unbelievable privilege. I go invited to different conferences, and some people they have their son finished or Alhamdulillah. So they come to invite you, you know to be there Mashallah. And when the when the child is reciting the Quran, I'm looking around it there's about two 300 people nobody understand what he's reciting

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nobody at all and

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even the charges are starting it. And I'm the only one understanding what you're deciding.

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And I'm just like, a lie. This is scary as your mom

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for my dear brothers and sisters were blessed with the language, you have no idea the amount of that was thrown on you.

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And you're responsible for whether you like it or not.

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It's not the time to run away from it is to embrace it and make sure that you deliver it in Charlottetown and all I handle I held to so at some point to study the Arabic language and it has basically an understanding of it Mashallah hamdulillah and many, many other people. It's admission May Allah subhanho wa Taala make it easy for all of us are Bananaman Iceman once again he was the man who helped us with hamdulillah standardize the Quran and we privileged to lead the Coronavirus Man of the Lord and today, every time you decide to have already heard from the most half, this will get the record the reward for it. A man like us model Delta malice penalty makers models learn the

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Quran and benefit from it and teach it to other law.

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Why is the Muslim community has to come from their lands was it for material?

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So this question we answered actually last night when we talked about Omar de la noir being the man who conquered Persia conquered a sham and Egypt and other places, and we said that usually, it started all the time of the Prophet sallallahu Sallam when the Messenger of Allah He sent the letters to invite people to Islam, and the king of Persia, the kisser at the time he ripped off or the tour the letter of the prophets, Allah 70 killed the invoice. politically speaking, that was an act of war. So since then, the Muslim Omar was at war with the Persians and the actual battles was delayed until the town over Casa de fer de Laval

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in a sham the same thing when the letters went to the Hercules and his people refuse the message from the prophets of Allah salam, they start sending their

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their troops towards the northern borders in which led to the Battle of Mota and the Sahaba. they retreated from there, obviously after they lost their the leaders. But then they sent another another army into book, there was no actual fighting. But the year after the prophet SAW some send another army to continue the battle with Osama bin Zayed being the leader of that army. But the prophet passed away before that honor was dispatched. So all these five things happen. Started with the time of the Prophet sallallahu ala ceremony, Egypt was annexed to a sham. So it's part of it. And that's why they conquered it as well, as part of this continuous, you know, battles between

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them. So Muslims went, obviously, as part of the the war does establish from the time of the Prophet sallallahu wasallam.

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And it was the time when people when they expand, they expand in other people's territories, it's in the Quran that Allah subhanho wa Taala commands us to stand for justice, and the Sahaba would expand it like any other state would expand. The only difference is that we're carrying Islam with them. So when they conquer the land, they don't force Islam on people, they let them worship the way they want. But people they make their choices. And we mentioned a little bit some of last night that even when I when I were over there was unable to defend the people of a sham and hence in particular, he gave them their money back and withdrew. And the people of hemps was shocked. They said you know

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what, we wish that you win and we will defend you until you come back. Why? Because they knew that these leaders and these actually warriors were were fair unjust to them a lot.

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After I got married, I found it difficult to keep my secret secret from my husband and my spouse, you know, should I try to make another secret? If you're lamellas have less evil your secret

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Subhana Allah you know, keeping something sincere is the most difficult thing.

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Savannah third of the a lot and he says that para allergenicity albarino Center. Well, as I've been fighting with my intention for four years, I'm still fighting. Why so because with sincerity, the neffs has absolutely no help no share in a sincere work. What do you get out of sincerity Anyway, there is no mention. No one sees it. No one knows anything about it. That's between the last panel data so in dunya there might be nothing tangible, but Allah somehow towards you in the dunya. And so if your husband you know knows about this secret a vida mela reward you for it, you don't have to stop it. Continue. Continue this but if you want to add something else, go ahead and do that. But

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don't stop the thing that you do for the sake of Allah subhanho wa Taala and people start hearing about it. Abdullah nama, he asked the professor Sam about this he said Dr. sorella, Raja Rama Rama Nila moto Nationale, someone does something for the sake of Allah but then people start talking about it and praise them for so what do we do we lose it the professor says Kerala tilka agito bushel movement. This is the good news that immediate good news for the believer. Like this is good news for you from Allah subhanho wa Taala to you right away. So Allah somehow rewarding you in the dunya before the mullahs panna cotta, Allah put love and mercy between your hearts between you and

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your spouse. Now

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the question about the violation. So what's the difference?

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What's the difference in terms of pronunciation or were there differences in the words themselves in terms of the half of the Quran, it seems that the differences were in words, some of the some of the differences were in words. But in it just like Arabs used different words to express the same meaning. Like for example, nowadays in our in our dialects, out of dialects, if you'd like to say to somebody, which means come over here, people have different expressions to express the word tan like in North Africa or listen to the Algerian language or walk for example, which is in the Xiaomi culture when I say means lower, which means go for

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Let's actually come using the same word but with different pronunciation different meanings. So these are different words and different rules. That's a common understanding of the half. So as man what he did, he only chose one half made the whole words of the Quran standardized, that's it, no more change in the house. But the pronunciation stayed different to add to accommodate the different pronunciation of the culture of the different color stripes around the spoke different pronunciation that was okay for them, Milan. Now,

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how do we know about the authenticity of a heavy there are so many false beliefs out there? Where can we go and make sure they aren't actually

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some halala the science of Hadith is a very unique science for the Muslim Ummah, there is no oma in the history of mankind, that have adopted a special field such as the Hadith. And had it is the same the sayings of the Prophet sallallahu Sallam and his tradition, it was preserved very, very, very, very well. How do we know the authenticity of that? Now just to make a short story of a long story short is simply there are arola who specialized in Hadith today, who have established hamdulillah records, of course, have authenticity in that. And they scrutinize and filtered all these Hadith books that are known as books of Hadith. So there's always so hey, hunters dive. So if you would

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like to know what to say, what is the if you go back to these references, if you're an educated in Howdy, you might get confused you as someone who's well educated to give you the final verdict on a haircut, and don't waste your time trying to understand it's going to get you confused, because I don't have the tool for it. But if you would like to have now and hamdulillah the personal skill, then you need to study something called a normal Hadith, lumen hellosign of Hadith, the different branches. One of them is Mr. Doherty the terminology, what the hell am I used to say this is weak, this is authentic, this is this and why they say these things. And then there's

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the scrutiny of the reward, and basically, who's authentic, who's trustworthy, who's not and why and this and that, there's a special science in aluminum Hadith called

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URL miroir, basically, which is basically the biography of generators of the body. Because each head is usually comes with a chain of narrators. And you need to make sure that each one of them in that chain is reliable enough to be included. And if he was not, it will be taken out by the scars of that time when they did so. So by the time it was admitted, when humble Imam Malik Imam, Bukhari Muslim, they start documenting this a hadith to preserve them, like the Quran was preserved. So the majority, or at least the standard collection of Hadith was preserved during that time. And then everything after that, Allah mad is still studying and adding more to the understanding of Hadith

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and so on. So just to make it short, ask those who are specialized in Hadith, they can help you where you can find authentic for men authentic in sha Allah.

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Long time who was weak because he was shy or a pacifist, they say we should be more clear between right and wrong, like

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I disagree. As man wasn't actually was not weak. He's different. I think the question comes from confusion between a higher one surgeon in the Arabic language, there's a big difference between HIA which is shyness, and hudgell, which is bashfulness. bashfulness is a weakness. You know, you become bashful if you don't want to stand up in front of people to talk because you're not used to it. But HIA is preventing you from doing that which is wrong, and preserve you and push you to that which is right, but with confidence. That's what higher is.

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But bashfulness is the weakness that maybe we refer to this question of matter. The loud one was never bashful. He was happy. He stands for justice are the allotted time, no matter what, as a matter of fact, in his judgment, he always stood for what's not so many people know about his film, and he was perfectly as well for the law. And one of the things he did, he even He punished his own half brother for a crime that he committed. And people that cannot disputing it. They were disputing it, but he was actually committed a crime and He punished him for the law. He didn't shy away from punishing his own brother. The same thing when he when he went when he went to the Hajj season. At

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the beginning, he used to pray to Iraq, I like the provinces and did in Mena, but then he starts studying, he start praying for Raka, even though many Sahaba they were confused with them, and just like, why are you doing that for one hour? Because I didn't do it. I didn't do it. I didn't do it. And now you're living for America. And he said to them, he gave his opinion. He says, honestly, I have my up on this issue. I got married over here. I have a house in Makkah, and I'm afraid the people who come from other places might get confused, thinking that Salah is actually to Russia, not for Russia. So I want to make sure people understand it right.

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He always stands for his opinions believing that they are true. He never shied away from telling the truth or not