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Salam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato.

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handle a lot of Malala amin sallallahu wasallam volcana. Vina Mohammed Ali wasabia, Salah, Sleeman kathira some ameba, welcome back to Mr. Salman hijo. Casa de vida Kodama Rahim Allah Allah. This is the abridged version of Min hudgell. Casa de, that's the, the methodology of the traveler to the hereafter. Those who are now seeking their path in this world in this dunya trying to maneuver their way through all the challenges and all the Phaeton and trials and all these they have to go through so they can reach to Allah subhanho wa Taala safe and sound with less casualties in their Eman, their Deen and also even their body. How can you survive all the atrocities of this dunya what

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exactly motivates you to move on and keep moving on? Is it Salah is it fasting? Is it making will do is it taking showers every time it exercise? What exactly the most important thing that you need to care about in order to survive again the challenges of this life so you can arrive there safe and South Allah subhanho wa Taala Alibaba Kodama himolla is now commenting on or actually

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summarizing the chapter or the kitahara. The Book of purification, Cotabato hora de wasabia, does now the book on purification and the secrets of purification, and was Ross was Serato Metallica, and in regard to Salah prayers, and what is related to the soul as well. So he begins by classifying a taharah to four categories of bajada. That means purification. And usually if I say if I say the word taharah purification, what is the first thing that comes to your mind? What is it what is the phrase that comes to your mind?

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Whoa, right. claimers comes a little uncleanness. So when you say well do what do you usually use in order to to wash yourself with or to clean yourself? or What is it? We always think of water right? as a source of tahara. But what if I tell you that the hora is much more than that? It's not just about using water to wash yourself. It's something even beyond washing the hands and the face and so on. And that's what he's saying Rahim Allah, Allah call lm, and not the hora de la Marathi, says no means my dear, my dear reader, my dear brothers and sisters, no are not bahara that purification has four categories, different types, for different types of taharah and purification, and oola. And I

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want you to take note of these activities, categories, they're very important for you. Number one, alula dot hero law here at minute 31 and Jesse Walford Allah, the purification of the surface, which means the outwardly part of your life, that's your body, the purification of your body, and what is outside in your life, your house, your place of saliva, your whatever you use in this dunya and so, on, that hero from three things that these are ritual impurities, such as when you break your will do and you want to go and wash yourself from from breaking the model or one minute and just an adjusted filter. And that's when you will use the bathroom wall for Ebola also, dirt. So, cleaning

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yourself cleaning the outside that which is covered. Now, from all these types of adapt and adjust that and for dirty things with Sania The second category. He said that he ruled Java he mean as a newbie, while Assam, the purification of the limbs means your hands, your senses, your eyes, your hearing, your speech, you talking, purification all of this mean as the Ruby well athame from sins and mistakes and faults, you beautiful, purify your sight, your ears, your tongue from committing any of these basically considered filth. Then the third category called avatar hero jawara, that hero calbee minute film at the MoMA, whatever that is makuta the purification of the heart after the

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purification of your senses and the limbs, the purification of the heart and the movement from these reproach o'clock and manners. What are the Kuta the tasteful traits and qualities what people hate you know these costs such as real well hassad means envy and

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the love of this dunya and so on the purification of the heart. Now for many, we think that this is the top this is the top and let me explain the three before I get to the fourth one which is the most important one. Remember him allow data now is taking you from one

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step at a time. Basically you started from the bottom of the ladder, going up the stairs up the other from one to the other one. If you would like to start with a purification, what do you prefer purify first, you purify your hands when you go and you make your salon a vida, what do you usually do, the first thing you do is you go and use the bathroom, and then you clean yourself up using the water right? So you purify, avoid the surface. You make sure your clothes are clean. You make sure you have the place of Salah is clean and pure. You make sure that your body is clean, you choose clean, everything is clean, that's what you need to do. And if you made something that requires

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taking a shower, then you're going to go and do it. So you purify your body from the outside now which is basically the surface, you purify that surface now from all these dirts and just and so on. And then as you come to the salon, if you're conscious, if you're conscious about your a burden on your Salah, and as you come closer and closer to the place of Salah, what crosses your mind, what crosses your mind when you come to stand before Allah subhanho wa Taala What comes to your mind is you reminding yourself that look at me. I'm now going to be standing before Allah subhanho wa Taala I'm now be standing before the law surgeon and you start reminding your hands, your sight your ears,

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your eyes with you, as you come to the masjid wasted a battle that you've just done at home making the will do and so on by committing sins on the way to achieve a great era such as solar. Would you look? Would you listen to something that's considered haram or prohibited or should you focus on your power because you go and write down an activity rather and that is Salah. Most people would now if they're really conscious about their solar under a banner, they recognize that their path to them as it is also an activator on their path from their walk from the washroom to the place of Salah is also an activity but so they focus so much on that. Then comes the third one, the third category,

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the third type of purification. Now that you stand in before the last panel data and you would like to make your salani revita before they say Allahu Akbar, what do you do? You look into do the best aspect and the best part of the Salah al who should have a Salah means focus and concentration. And what does it mean to focus and concentrate on your Salah. That means your heart you purify your heart, you purify your heart right now from anything and start focusing you're a birder. You're not focused on the Salah, because that's your connection with Allah subhana wa Tada. And you ask Allah azza wa jal that this Salam becomes a manifestation of your good manners and as luck because then

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Allah subhanho wa Taala says about Salah, what? In salata, tenha Anil fascia it will monka that Salah performance a Salah should, should help you should help you get rid of so many bad a lot and manners 10 100 fascia, while monka it actually it prevents you from committing that which is haram. And prohibited, or at least it's a reminder, constant reminder to quit that to quit any kind of Muhammad or sins. But then, now that now comes the most important category of purification. We know that purification now of the body from an unjust and I just said the filth and dirt and so on. We know that I need also to move on beyond the surface deep into the actions that that I do with these

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senses with my hands, with my feet, with my eyes and my face with my ears. And you could go to the next level right now that I purify all these senses, all these limbs from committing anything. Then as I do that, I need to focus on that which is more important. What leads these hands and these eyes and these ears to do what they do. It's the king, the heart, the king of these Army soldiers is the heart I need to focus on that heart by cleaning it and purifying the heart from these love these manners has hypocrisy, envy, the evil thoughts and and I'll cover arrogance and so I need to purify my heart from that then comes to the next level. What could be higher than this?

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And we will always think that the heart is the most important right? But the man taken us to the highest level caught our robbia As for the fourth category of purification wasabia dot hero Sera,

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Sera LA to Allah Spano tala, meaning the purification of the essence, the hero serum, assuming secret and the mean by that your essence means that that secret that the thing that is your all about the essence of yourself and ourselves, what is it exactly? So you need to completely completely purify your essence altogether. The heart, the mind, the soul that

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By the body everything, I miss you a lot data from anything but Allah subhanho wa Taala he says Rahim Allah Allah, Allah wa Harada, who will hire to the pasta. This is the maximum. This is the ultimate goal, the absolute target of purification. When you want to purify yourself, you need to purify your essence completely inside out your mind, your heart, your soul, everything to be to Allah for Allah Subhana Allah to Allah azza wa jal and that is the meaning of the absolute, a Buddha Allah azza wa jal servitude to Allah subhana wa tada call him Allah Tada. This is the maximum This is the ultimate target. Well he Elia to femen, COVID basura, to summit in a huddle motto, but what

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help people focus on this he says femen COVID. Basilica, whoever is vasila and the meaning of basura. Here is his intuition.

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And the intuition is the site of the heart intuition. This is the site of the heart, just like Albus, or is the site of the eye. Alba Syrah is the site of the heart, feminine COVID basura. Two, and that's why Allah subhana wa Allah says, in retirement absorb, it's not the eyes, the side, it's not the either good blind, what I can determine galoob and Latinos to do, but the hearts that though the good blind, those hearts in the chest, those are the things that go blind.

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So even the heart, they have their side, and thus it was recorded in the Arabic language, Alba serum. So he says German COVID basura to cemet illa hodel mclubbe, whoever is whoever's vasila intuition if the sight of your heart becomes so strong, so clear.

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And so focused, so sharp call about semi automatic lube. This is the person who is nuts whose sole, we'll get to that ultimate goal.

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Now, when we thought when it comes to site, what exactly you want to you want to do with whatever? How would you care about your site and for your site, you need to make sure that your site is always clear. He was always sharp, it was always focused. And if you ever suffer any kind of ambiguity, if you start losing focus in your site, what do you guys do? You go to doctors. And what do you do you take tests and exams, and then you want to fix it as with every possible mean, you can buy in glasses like what I'm doing right now. Maybe you take it you go and you you buy lenses if you want to, or even go to surgeries, lead LASIK and fix that side. You do everything possible to make sure

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that you see your way through. But Allah subhanho wa Taala says, in terms of SOC, it's not the either go blind what line? Well, I can terminal kuruvilla sudo. These are the hearts that go blind. So the way you care so much about the sight of your eyes, why not focus more, or at least equally? Why not focus more, or even equally, at least equally on the side of the heart. That's what we call basura in the Arabic language, or intuition. So the intuition of the heart means whatever actually goes in the heart, it's going to reflect again, on your on your body, Karla woman amiot basura to let me have a Marathi with taharah lol martaba Tallulah The one whose basura means the sight of His

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heart is blind. His blind His heart is blind, says this person would not understand from the purification act anything other than the first category.

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If someone's heart is dead, blind cannot see through. The only thing they care about is to be physically clean. They will not understand anything from purification except for the first category called Fatah Who will you do you actor as a nanny Sharif? Film Noir film I love it. Felicity ninja Eros lithia says you find so many people, they care so much they're wasting so much of their precious time, on what exaggerating on cleaning themselves in the bathroom and washing their clothes. So when they go to the bathroom, they make sure that everything is clean and clear, which is there is no doubt it's important. But when they put so much focus on this, but they don't, they

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don't even focus 10% of 5.5% of that much attention to the sight of the heart. Now that's a disaster. Call Ivana Minho. The hook mill was was a debacle lottoland and nakahara Talmud Luba he had the focus, he says this person because of their ignorance, and because of their obsession and vice versa, they think and they believe they believe that their aim the true essence of knowledge is to have this superficial taharah This is the only purification they can think of work on well. jehlen besides academics,

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This person he has no idea he's so ignorant he or she are so ignorant about the path of those who came before them in regard to in regard to their focus on that particular part of the Sahara, or a Latina. Can we establish Kuhn as a man created Heroku? Where to say how long have you amla bar says those who are in the past those who were in the past, they used to focus so much on the purification of the heart. On the ears, they spent so much time on the purification of their hearts. were to say, how long have you been? And they take it easy on the purification of the surface? Maybe for their circumstances? Maybe for the circumstances? Basically, one example of this, what armor will not

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allow that I'm Carla Kamara and Omar Abdel Fattah God Allahu anhu. Animoto diamond Georgina serrania says it was reported that Omar rhodiola Han, he took he made will do he made will do for my water that was carried in a jar carried by the owned by a Christian woman, a Christian woman, she owned that jar she had that water he took water from her and the meadow do. Some people might feel that this is not true. You should not you know, seek the assistance of the Muslims and make a model or the water that is carried by non Muslims or owned by non Muslims or that all these kind of superficial things even Omar probably allow and didn't care about that part. Because what was

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important for him is the purification of the heart. What can we do now? una idea humanism is the Sahaba. Back then don't do this. They barely they barely wash their hands from the fat and the grease after they eat food. Why? Because having run in water like you do today, Gemma was luxury for them.

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To have water ready for them to wash every time was luxury. So how did they use to wash their hands or clean their hands? If they had the water? There is no doubt they will use it. But if they didn't have the water, what would you do? Put yourself in this position? you're outdoors. You're in the park, and there is no water nearby. You ate something sticky in your hand? How would you clean your hand?

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Some people when they have sticky things on their hands, they can't sleep the night

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they go and take a shower. They're so obsessed with that. But here's a habit of the law that I normally said that they are back then when they used to finish the food. And they want now to basically they don't have water to wash their hands. What would they do? They rub their fingers with their heels

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with their heels, why? their heels because of walking, you know sometimes barefoot without socks in the desert in the heat, it gets dry and it becomes dry. It's cracked and becomes rough over the trough. So basically they rub their hands or their fingers with their heels so that they clean their hands on that because eventually they're going to walk and whatever dirt came under his will just be kind of cleaned by the dirt as they walk you know on the on the land. You see for us right now as I'm speaking some of some of us right now they're not feeling easy about it, even just the I the thought of it. Just the idea thinking about it, you're gonna get edited Rasulullah sallallahu

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wasallam when he used to when he when he gave us the instructions follow what the law said I'm going to feel it and Sala if you were in the masjid, insula, and Fazlullah how to whom, if you were to overtake taken by by by flim, you wanna you want to spit it out. So what are you going to do? Says folio, folio up soap Ania, sorry, don't spit it out in front in front of you in the direction of the Qibla. He said spread that on your left side.

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Can you imagine if you were in salon, and you couldn't you couldn't control his spit on the left side. It's going to be some word basically, if you're an MSP back then massage were furnished with purples and, and dirt. So they did that because they're going to clean it afterwards easily. He said subtle acid if someone Someone was standing next to you in salon, that means when you spit it out, there is someone next to you. Not by him not you're praying by yourself, he says on the right side. And if someone is on right side, then do it between your left between your feet. So basically this this spirit down between the feet and the rabbit, the rabbit below their shoes so that they bury it

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basically what the dirt. I know as I'm speaking this, I can see it in your faces. They are not feeling easy about it. And I agree with you. That's not something to say it's hygienic or clean right? But Subhan Allah, that generation, even though in terms of physical purification, perhaps was at a very low standard compared to ours today. Very low standard compared to ours today. Still, when it comes to the purification of their hearts and their souls and their essence, they were at the maximum. That grade is the greatest level of purification. Those are the type of people who would put every sacrifice possible.

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In just you know perfecting their relationship and their connection with Allah subhanho wa sallam for Karla was alone and a lot of these people they used to prey on the on the bare ground and floor, which means they had no problem putting their forehead on the ground, they put in the forehead, on the on the dirt directly on the dirt. Today, we go outdoors, right we go to parks, we travel sometimes different places. I'm going to stand for Salah we make every possible effort we make every possible effort to bring anything so we can pray on it right? And if you didn't find anything, what do you do? You take your coat off, you take your jacket off, and you put it on the ground so you

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make your search there maybe because we feel and it's something pure or maybe because you know it's gonna be rough down there so I need something soft from my forehead. There is nothing wrong with that and it's absolutely permissible. However, if this is the only thing you focus on, you just put this down to make it clean and your mind is distracted and Salah what is the point

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what is the point then for making that cylinder a vida it is acceptable inshallah Allah but you lost you lost the main, the main purpose and the main the main aspects of the Salah, and that's the focus and the horseshoe, caught our saloon where I'm shooting alpha. Even they used to want us to walk barefoot in his habit of the last item and be sallallahu Sallam even he recommended that for them. Kind of sal Allahu Allah wa salam Ala Moana and Matthew Ayana and he used to command us used to order sallallahu alayhi wa sallam used to order people the Sahaba to walk barefoot on the lawn. Why is that? So that they would learn to be able to clean up a little bit. Even America, Pavarotti,

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Aloha and one time he saw one of his children, one of his kids, that is, and we're talking about perhaps maybe a teenager or even an adult child. He saw his teeth Mashallah very soft. He saw his feet very soft, which is many people today they pay money to go and soften their feet, right? They go to spas and all that stuff, and so just to make themselves so when he saw his son, his son's feet was soft. kala, kala Kala Boonen, my child is he says Shoshana Fein and metadata do he says roughing up a little bit. Because a NEMA these blessings they don't last forever. You need to be prepared and ready isn't going to always be like this. It's not going to always be easy for you. So you need you

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better be prepared so that when Allah blesses you with NEMA, you appreciate that. And if you have been tested or tried, at least you are prepared, you've been prepared and trained for that. So he says, Mr. lodato, I'm Shona hufa. So they would walk barefoot, and they would have no problem with that. Sometimes they would walk in the dirt, they would walk in the mud. They used to make sense to in the mud. Don't you remember harriton Avi Salatu was Salam in Ramadan. When he gave when he gave the Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam he said that when he was asked about Lolita Qadri says to her

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as you feel happy man when I was given a sign about the little quarter the night The Night of Power on that year that I would be making such them I'll be making such the in the water and in the mud. And that night that night is start raining and the Messiah didn't have roofs like ours. Mashallah. So when the water came down, mixing it with the dirt mixing with the pebbles in the masjid Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam was praying in the mud. Now when you say the Prophet sallallahu Sallam was making says that under mud, how his hands are going to look like as a man. They're going to get wet and muddy. What about his close? If his forehead was in the mud sallallahu alayhi wasallam How

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about his knees? How about when you sit down for the shower? You know what he finishes also la sala de La Hoya ceremony and when he stands up, how is it going to look like? How his clothes will look like? So lower to lower ceremony. However, even though their claws might get dirty in our standards these days, but their hearts are the purest. The essence was one of the purest, the most purified essence Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam and his companions Carla Coronavirus, digimatic job. And when they clean themselves after using the bathroom, they even it would be sufficient for them to use stones. Back in the days using water was luxury. Today you go to public but public bathrooms. And

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even though they have nice soft tissues, still people today asked me Would that be sufficient to clean yourself? I said yeah, he at the time of Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam under Sahaba the alarm on him. How did they use to clean themselves? These use rocks. I'm going to say rocks. How are you going to clean yourself with rocks while they did, at least to the best where they could. Of course when you have water. That's the best and handle Allah blesses with plenty of water. But still, even though they clean themselves with stones which means most likely

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It would leave traces would leave something, still their essence was the purest and they will stand before Allah subhanho wa Taala they will be the most purified or the Allahu taala on him while down the point that Mr. Mohammed was mentioning over here is that the categories of taharah are for Yes, you need to be cleaned physically. And you need to make sure that your your limbs and your body and your senses clean from any sin and any any errors and faults. And then you put your purify your heart from these awful awful lot and manners and traits such as arrogance

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nificant, hypocrisy showing off and so on. And number four, he said, the heart of the serve the essence you need to purify your essence and the meaning of that is your your heart, your soul, your mind, everything, everything is all about Allah subhanho wa Taala if you clear your essence and everything, from anything besides Allah azza wa jal, Allah, this is the greatest, this would be the greatest blessings, everything in this dunya will become easy for you. The challenges will become easy for you, the blessings you'll be grateful for them from Allah subhanho wa Taala you won't be taken by the blessings. You won't be distracted by these blessings because you know, they're all

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coming from Allah as the Virgin. Allah remember him Allah Allah continues after that. God amarilla come with a Muna Runa Tada. He says then the time came after that. And some people they ended up you know, someone wrote una de nada, which means the exaggeration in washing up they call this cleanness, they became so obsessed, so obsessed and here is kind of kind of mentioning mentioning this in criticizing some of the some of the opinions perhaps that would focus so much on some aspects of the holla to the extent that causes obsession. For you some Muna Aurora, una de Nova fatten Fatah actor as a man memd fetus Ebola. He says most of their time is spent on just decorating

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and beautifying, they're out there outside the surface, that's all what we're about to do home kharab as for their insights, which means their hearts their essence, caught up, which means destructed is destroyed. My shoe wouldn't be Hubba it'll cover it's filled and stuffed with the filth of arrogance will urge you holding on boasting will gel our ignorance where we are showing off one newfound hypocrisy. What are our mythos around Phyllis digimatic alhaja and if they see someone who cleans himself using only

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rocks such as saying paper

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towel these days.

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And he said I'll have an EMG out some someone who's walking barefoot, our menu suddenly at hand or praying on the ground without having any prayer rock down there. I'll motivate them in any anti Jews or someone who's making will do from the from the Ania from the container of an old woman which is something has to do with issues of

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the anchor of the income they will be the first people they will be harassing this person by criticizing him so much for being neglectful means you're not doing it right. hora de la Cabo who will cutter perhaps they will label this person they will label them being filthy and dirty. Look at this dirty palette person because they're not taking enough you know purification. Carla was Tanka for me more accurate he and they would not they're eating with this person. They want it with them from the template called a funder cave agile bada that Allah tml a man pudiera Look how they made alborada alborada knees over here, modesty humbleness in the way you dress and the way you you you

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eat you you handle things in this dunya they consider this cadabra filth and dirty on the prophets of Allah Sam says minalima there is it's a sign of of faith. What Runa Tanaka found this exaggeration they call this purification was a year old moon karma rufen well maruf among Quran they made along karma of that which is considered monka means wrong they made it maruf me this is now the good and what is good they made it wrong. Lakin man because of the behavior Tara then now he makes a disclaimer says Don't misunderstand me when I criticize those who exaggerate and tahara he says Lachenmann cos of the beheading of taharah whoever intends with this purification act. Another offer

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to be clean while I'm used refill man, and you don't exaggerate in consuming water. While I'm here tufted amnesty I'm lol Malika to osla Dean, and he didn't consider using so much water as one of these most important things in purification, Felisa Delica Bianca that is fine. That's not bad. There is nothing wrong with that. As long as you have moderation in the way you use your tahara Bell who were very alone hasn't as a matter of fact, it's the

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Something good to do means use the water clean yourself but moderately well here jeffie metal and Joshua data quotable. He says when if you want to know more about this issue, go back to know what is dirty. And what is further what is an agenda to Goodwill filter the books of phenol Masuda manhandle Kitab and adapt because our focus over here on manners on US law, we're not going to be discussing issues here. Rather, he says just the essence of you know, the manners and the law. Then he mentions a quick summary, a quick summary of what it should be what you should care about when it comes to clean yourself. Now how to clean yourself basic color Emma is eligible for the lot. So you

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know and as for cleaning yourself from any dirt besides now the essence and the heart says there are different kinds is the two of them, number one ourselves and two that things that you can these are dirt and filth that you can remove easily color the HTML for similar Salvadoran what comes on gathers in your head and your hair should take that off first to have boots on the phone, you should wash yourself. So now he's coming to these issues which is basics basically cleaners and etiquettes such as washing your hair, washing your body and a third judwaa 13 is that a shot also using and grooming yourself very well using even gel because the word that he uses oil overhead so using gel

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and taking care of yourself very well. cadaveric mhtml for Odin he will am female was a he's now given details, such as what God has in your nose in your ear, you should It is recommended that you clean yourself from that and you take it off you remove these things. What is the habit The so called mud model? And it's also recommended that you rinse your mouth using them as what is ality model as nanny might want to say a middle color that you remove what would the residues that says in your mouth, the leftovers, the food and so forth? What karateka was a whole barrage in and what God has on your fingers and your fingernails as well. You should also remove that clean yourself. And as

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you can see here that remember him Allah, Allah been meticulous here. He's not mentioned the major things. He's mentioned the things that are sometimes neglected by many people. They don't care about cleaning their, their fingernails under the fingernails, their hands, their arms, they don't drop that very clearly to make it clean. So he says You see, this is also important, but not not as important as the purification of the heart and the essence, what Darla dhtml Jimmy albertan says also everything that stays on your body, such as sweat obata the dust from the road with Alec is universal, our lesson. This is the thing that needs to be taken by taking a shower or washing

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washing yourself washing your body. And he mentioned what I said with the whole hangman. He says okay, this is something specific for their time. Back then they had these public bathrooms, public basically showers of showers and bathrooms. So and they still have them some Muslim countries today. Back in the days, they used to argue if it's okay to do it or not, is it permissible for the person to go there? Is it moral to go there because you know, sometimes you know, you get exposed and so forth. So there are there are arguments in regard to the hook of of doing that in public place. Do it in private place. That's okay. But in public place, they had some arguments. He said there is

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nothing wrong with that. Waka duckula who Gemma two minutes Javi Rasulullah, sallallahu alayhi wasallam. Some of the comparisons they did that when they travel to these countries. While I can add a feliciana to our team, another lie. He said those who are going to be coming into these public places, they should make sure that they keep they protect themselves from being exposed. Just like today when you say Is it okay to go to a swimming pool. So if you go to a public swimming pool, as long as there is nothing can hurt your sight when you see how long or even you don't expose your IRA, that should be fine in sha Allah who terracotta Allah.

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Finally, then he says, Well, you could hold the whole Hammami. He said no. And now understanding the second the second category mean is allotted for the lot of removing these fields says costs will surely be one or two not overly helpful Anna cassava, he spoke about Sunil sutra, these natural order the natural innate the sunon means the practices of a natural innate means the philtrum such as trimming the mustache, and also being the underarms and all the excess hair that goes basically on the body and also clipping your fingernails and so on. So he says that listen, even though we're telling you that don't be so obsessed. Don't be so obsessed with the heart of our means the first

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category which is cleaning your body and yourself from the outside. That doesn't mean not to take care of that. He's reminding you, you need to be detailed. That's true. There is nothing wrong with that. But do it with moderation. And then your main focus and human you the essence of your of your purification should always be that ultimate, ultimate target. And that's the purification of the essence. So in shallow, diabolical data, any next time when we come back, he's going to be speaking about the essence of salon. What are the secrets of salon now? I want you Madiba sisters to keep that in your mind.

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These are four categories of purification. And they are very important. Very, very important. Try to teach yourself to maintain, you know, every single day and every single night to maintain, you know, these degrees of purification acts. And I want to see if you guys still remember them or not. So when we're talking about the categories of purification, what is the first step of purification? what's the what's that category?

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The surface of the so basic from the outside? And that includes what

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Megan will do take universal, basic cleaning yourself and so on. What are the second categories Mr.

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Cleaning What?

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Your limbs, the eyes, the senses, so you clean your eyes and your ears from what?

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From sins and from the harem. So what comes next after that? The third category, the heart, the purification of the heart, you purify, purify the heart, from what?

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From hazard all these awful traits, such as Oregon's showing of hypocrisy, and so on. And then finally, the fourth quarter, which is the most important one, what is it? Mr.

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thought he was sir. That's the purification of the essence. Meaning that includes your mind, your heart, your soul, your body all together, that should be your main focus. So every time every time you wake up in the morning, every time you wake up in the morning, what should come to your mind as you work your way towards making the will do what you need to focus on first is your heart and your essence is I'm waking up for what reason you're waking up for the sake of Allah subhanho wa Taala. To go and make will do and stand before Allah azza wa jal for solid vision, or for kiama Lane. And when you finish your taharah then as you walk through the method, you make your car, you try always

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to purify yourself, nothing distracts you stop worrying about your job, stop worrying about your paycheck, start worrying about your children, about your spouse, about your marriage, about your education, stop worrying so much and keep your keep keep your focus always on that on the essence, meaning that everything for the last panel data and for the sake of Allah as origin, if you do that, I hope we share a lot about our core data if you master this skill, if you truly master this skill, that's what leads you shala to a success, journey towards Allah has chosen, the answer is how do we do that? And the question is, how do we do that? How can we focus on Allah to serve the essence

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basically, we mentioned that in many, many sessions and inshallah we're going to continue doing that as we move on one chapter at a time. Something I would like to, to bring to your attention. If you truly want to purify your essence, you need to focus more on individual rather than the community and congregation and by that and what I mean by that. Ramadan is it an individual Avada or congregation I vada. What do you guys think of fasting Ramadan?

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Ramadan, Ramadan, since you fast every single day individually, right? But what makes it easy for you to faster Ramadan, 30 consecutive days, and you can barely stand fasting one Monday outside Ramadan.

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Because everybody's fasting.

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And when everybody's fasting, it's much easier for you to do that.

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What makes you what what enables you to stand every single night for an hour or so in taraweeh during the month of Ramadan, but you hardly wake up for failure after Ramadan, let alone

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what makes it that? See that's when you start mastering the skill of the purification of the essence. These ibadat are great to do in congregation. But in order to master that quality, you need to master that skill individually. Waking up at night by yourself doing

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it on your own fasting Mondays and Thursdays secretly giving charities at car so you always work on this between you and the last panel that I asked Eliza Jen to help us all purify our souls, our hearts, our America jawara I asked Allah subhana wa to make us among those who will master the skill of purification of the essence and keep it only for the loss of Hanover that will allow any questions

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any question

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now

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The question is harriton Avi salatu salam on one day was passing by two graves. And then he said said a lot of Salaam in Houma la vida van when my god that when if you cavion they're being punished and they will not they're not punished for they're not being punished for something and it's so significant, so great at least in the minds of people and the perception of people and their assumption, but with Allah subhanho wa Taala these two things are so great. The first one he said Carla and mahad This one was being being punished because can MC fineness be NEMA, he used to indicate the backbiting and then and until bearing and so on. And the other one he says well how my

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other one candidate and assuming bola didn't did not clean himself or herself in this case, they will clean himself after after Jani urinating, he says urinating so about the last ceremony. So what's the What does that mean? If the Sahaba of the Lord ran home, they used to clean themselves with rocks. When that leaves traces the answer it's possible, it is possible, but they would be as careful as possible to make sure that they are clean. Now if something and that's why some of the Forgotten some of the professors that I mentioned, if someone always feel obsessed, that after cleaning himself if he's at some, some drops, maybe spotting or something like that, he says when

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you finish if you have if you have water, but that's of course. And if you have the luxury of having the water, then you sprinkle some water in on the undergarment. So that last so after that if you feel something you might you might just at least remove this obsession, or this was was by considering whatever sparring that you see is from the water. Otherwise, if the person gets extremely obsessed with that, they might never be able to perfect the para la de la Nan

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says there's any question.

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Yes.

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So the question is, everybody has his own, you know, when it comes to the purification of the heart, each and every one of us might have their own issue and their own problem Some of us have issue with envy and hazard. Others have issues with with arrogance, some might have issues with showing off and so on. So is there is there like one collective solution to get rid of all these o'clock and manners altogether? Or do we have to focus you know, each one of us should focus on their own in a way that each one of these problems has its own solution or remedy and their their medicine and from the Prophet sallallahu wasallam? Well, of course, there is no doubt each one of them should be tackled

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differently in when it comes to tackling arrogance is different than tackling in hypocrisy, Oregon showing offense on people that need to be talked out from these and these bad manners. But overall, if we always focus on the purification of the essence, that means we always think of Allah subhana wa Taala as an ultimate goal, it becomes easy for us to give up and get rid of these Aflac Andes Mountains. But if our concerns are many, such as we have, we are concerned with what people say about us so that's why we keep you know keep specific image with people. And we care so much about you know, keeping upper hand over other people because of inferiority complex that leads to

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arrogance sometimes and so on. So we have all these remove all these concerns, you're going to get divided into that reminds me of a lot of them Carlos de la Selim manjal Houma Hammond wa haddenham malnad Kapha hola Sara homeowner, if someone keeps his uncle is concerned, if you keep your concern, one concern. That's the concern of the Hereafter, Allah will take care of other concerns for you.

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If you focus only on the under make your major concern, the only concern is the hereafter. Allah will take care of everything for you. How is that? If your only concern is to please Allah subhanho wa Taala to and that they have judgment to win on the Day of Judgment. If this is your major concern. Would you care what people say about you if you do the right thing? He wouldn't money people they worry about doing the right thing because they're afraid what people are going to say about whether it's related to marriage, finances, speeches, talking about anything in their lives, they are they worried so much about what people might say about them, what they're going to get out

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of this and so on. So their honeymoon their concerns are so divided because they're so divided. They get stressed out and they fall into the trap of any pleasing so many people. But if you just make your concern our last panel with Anna becomes an easy for you to follow that everything will be you deal with people according to relationship with Allah azza wa jal not necessarily relationship with human beings and other integration. A lot of the prophets of Allah Sam says, Manju, Allah dunya Akbar Jaime, anyone who makes the dunya Abrahamic if you make this world, the greatest concern for colloseum lo, Allah subhanho wa Taala will make your life

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First divided.

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So everything is going to be divided in your life, your affairs will be divided between people work, life chores, this and that and so on. Was the elephant Robaina. And his fear of poverty will constantly be lingering between his two eyes, which means what? You always see yourself getting poor. Oh my god, um, that's it. That's the end of it. That's it, I lost everything and so on. They're always afraid even they might be millionaires. They might be rich, but they still they're so concerned that these millions of dollars might disappear, you know, and vanish in no time. So they're always concerned about the dunya and then what I'm what I'm what I'm here with Mina dunya,

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illa makuti Bella, and with all of this concern, he's still not gonna get anything except that which has been written for him.

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Woman Jarrah after a hammer, a man the person who makes the Africa his home his main concern, loss of honey, the professor Sam says, Gemma Allahu Allahu Shimla, Allah subhanho wa Taala will make all your affairs together, which will they will come like one. One thing for you was the gala dinner who called me and Allah will make you rich and your feeling of contentment in your heart, you're not going to be concerned too much water to dounia while you're azima dunia will come to you, forcefully. Meaning the opportunities in this dunya will chase you, you won't chase that dunya handle I'm sure that many of you have these, these activities and experiences. When will you start

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seeing yourself in handler focusing in any regard, then Allah start blessing you with all these opportunities. Suddenly you get a raise, you get a better job offer, things like that and so on. Some of you might be surprised when you start becoming more practicing. All of a sudden you lose your job.

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And when you lose your job, if you start questioning Allah wisdom, you're up, I'm coming closer What's going on here?

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If you start questioning allies, dogen you lost it? You lost that opportunity. But if you said hamdulillah and you show contentment, you never know. Maybe Allah azza wa jal wants you just to quit that job which you felt it's the only source of income for you. So you could get another job offer somewhere else that will become much better for you. That story, actually a story of one brother that I know personally, that he mentioned that to me, he says of how I wasn't that practicing. But some of these, you know, years hamdulillah bless them, would he die and guidance besides practicing more and better, and after some time, they lost their job, he lost his job.

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And he started panicking because the guy got married. And now what am I going to do so this really panicking however, so hamdulillah there must be wisdom and hikma. He was very patient. He says I spent four to six months I'm not sure exactly the figure but he says four to six months and job hunt and job looking for jobs and so on. So until Allah azza wa jal blessed me with a job that pays me more than the previous one.

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Because I was so concerned for losing my job. Well, Allah subhanaw taala brought me something even better than what I lost. Sometimes, indeed, in Allah works in mysterious ways, you know, sometimes will lie. Any, you have to give up the opportunity in your hand, to get that which is best, but will you keep holding on to it because your trust is in this thing, you lose your trust in Allah subhanho wa Taala.

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Sometimes you have to take a leap of faith. But of course with educated decision, not just like you throw yourself in the ocean, but an educated decision with a leap of faith when you give up on something, so you could have a better opportunity. But when you have a low pay job, and you think that I cannot quit right now, otherwise, I'm going to just go into the streets, I'm going to go starving and hungry and so on. That's when you sometimes miss so many good opportunities out there. Because when you start feeling that you kind of falling behind in payments, that's when you become more aggressive and searching and hunting for jobs. That's when you might find your best opportunity

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in shallow dive. My point here is that if people start getting their concerns divided, they are going to have to worry about so many things. But if you put your concern in one thing, our last panel with Adam, all these o'clock and manners will becomes easy to get rid of them. And kibber arrogance and ignorance showing off and hypocrisy and so on becomes completely insignificant, significant to you because you're focusing on one thing that's Allah subhana wa tada for the

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second forgiveness, Is that considered like the purification, like the will do the evolution of the hearts? Or is it a form of purification, there is no doubt that are still far. Because if Allah subhana wa they'll accept accept your Ronnie solicitation of forgiveness that was gonna be is gonna erase all the sins. So it is it might it washes at hamdulillah your book of these from this sense, but what I call it evolution or odo

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metaphoric expression

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Shinya, but it was that from the prophets that Allah Allah, Allah Allah.

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Allah Allah Allah when we come next time but Allah has chosen we will talk about the essence and the secrets of us Allah Salallahu Salam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato.