Channel: Zohra Sarwari
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Bismillah Alhamdulillah wa salatu salam ala Rasulillah Assalamu alaykum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh My dear sisters and brothers in sha Allah all of the auto fans are doing great out there. Personally, I'm a fan of anyone who's racist and male laser which I'll join us with all the righteous in the hereafter and as well as in the dunya may that be our companions mean me. So the second video is all about righteousness. This was a second quality that made or total successful and that can, if we apply in our lives, inshallah will make us successful. So what is righteousness mean? On the authority of unawares? In some Allah may Allah be pleased with him from the Prophet
sallallahu lism who said, righteousness is good character in sin is that which wavers and your soul and what you dislike the people finding out about. And this can be found in the Book of Muslim righteousness as good character. No matter what season you're on right now, or if you've completed the entire five seasons, I'm sure you can agree with me that or turtle had an amazing character, how he treated everyone was amazing. He treated them according to their rights on him. My favorite relationship of his was with his mother and father, he was so he had so much respect for them, and he treated them and he showed that how much he loved them martial law at the border color.
So did you know that the Arabic word bitter translated here is righteousness can be used in two different senses. The first is meaning treating others in a good fashion, but in particular, once parents, though, more generally it means to behave well towards everyone. When Ben is used in this fashion in the Quran, it is usually used in conjunction with Taqwa or fear of Allah Spanish Allah. Allah azza wa jal says in Surah almeyda I in number two, he says, Help one another inbuilt in have Taqwa. The second sense in which the word bid is used is to refer to the acts of worship and obedience to Allah subhanaw taala, both inward and outward. We can see an example of this in the
following verse in the Quran. In surah baqarah i 177. Allah azza wa jal says, It is not a bill righteous righteousness, that you turn your faces towards the east or the Western prayers. But a bill is having believed in Allah, the last day, the angels, the books, the prophets, and giving one's walk, in spite of love for it, to the kinsfolk to the orphans, to the poor, to the wafer, to those who ask and send slave sprit. It also includes those who established a prayer, give the second fulfill their covenant when they make it and who are patient in extreme poverty and ailment. And at the time of fighting, such are the people have the truth, and they're the pious, righteous This
means treating others in the best possible way. The reason we do this is because we know that this is what Islam teaches. When our intentions are to please Allah subhanaw taala at all times, we will pay attention to our treatment of others, and the speech that comes out of our mouths. The way we gain righteousness, my dear sisters and brothers is by believing in our Lord and all that he's revealed. by worshipping Him the way he's asked us to by doing good deeds, by being honest and patient and giving him charity. The scholars have discussed this concept of good character, as it is understood in Islam in great detail martial demonic law. Good character with respect to the Creator,
is set to incorporate three necessary aspects My dear sisters brothers, number one that were sincere in the belief of what Allah has revealed without any doubts, number two, acceptance of the commands of Allah subhanaw taala, and striving to fulfill them. And number three, accepting Allah's decree with pleasure and patience. How many times have we sinned, or through forgive those who repented? How many times or how many times have we seen him help others and always behave in a way there's respectful, even to his enemies?
My dear sisters and brothers, we must refrain from harming others, even though they try to harm us, until we have full proof and until we have the evidence, and until we can bring it to the courtroom and show that and we can be just, we must refrain from harming others. You know, the one who is closest to Allah subhanaw taala will be the farthest from away from causing harm to his creation, especially when they remember what Allah is, or John has said, is certainly straw eye number four aleza just says, the seven heavens and the earth and all that is there and of glorify Him. There's not a thing but that glorifies His praise, but you understand, not the glorification. Truly he's
ever forbearing often forgiving.
Finally, good character with respect to oneself relates to how we deal with our own soul. We should nurture our own soul, do what is best for it, treat it kindly. The ultimate pleasure of the soul comes from the worship and obedience to its creator. And this
satisfaction can be deepened through attaining the knowledge necessary to follow the straight path again how many times mashallah have we seen or to do that control himself with his desires, with his anger, with everything, to make sure that he's not disobeying Allah in any way, shape or form, to make sure he's in line with the Sharia of Islam. We can see from this that the Islamic character, you know, Islamic concept of characters all inclusive. It incorporates the good context for the greater the creation and oneself. For a person to have good character, they must be righteous at all times and try their best. It is not sufficient to be kind to your parents, but to neglect Allah azza
wa jal, one cannot worship Allah subhanaw taala and neglect the creation that is not considered good character. To have good character, we must be righteous in all our conduct towards all living things, how to get good character, there are a number of ways in which we can strive to improve our character. Number one, we read the Quran in order to see the importance of having good character. Number two, read the Hadith of the Prophet sallallahu Sallam to see how we lived his life in order to understand the best example of good character. Number three, we keep good company, it's easier to have good character when we are surrounded by inspiring examples. I mean, when we look at the
original series, we see he had Thor both he had bumps the dog and he had righteous kept people around him who believed in him who trusted him and who are all on the same path mashallah Baraka, he trusted them, with his family with his tribe, with, you know, the non believers, he trusted them that they would make the right decisions. And of course, we all make mistakes. But Subhanallah overall, everyone was on that same right path. Number four, we consider the negative result of bad character and its effect on our family society in our own soul. How many times have we done something that was wrong, that was negative, that was bad and move regretted it? We couldn't change
it because it's gone. All we can do is repent for it. Number five, we perform acts that go against our negative incidents, such as if we're donating to charity, and being stingy. Don't be stingy, donate gift for the sake of Allah give. And how many times have we seen that? In? How many times did he give and give and give what he had to his family, to his friends, to his companions to everyone he wasn't stingy, because this is the way of the Prophet sallallahu sallam. Number six remember Eliza Wojo remember His rewards and punishments. Number seven, we make dua to Allah subhanaw taala to help us change because good characters and resulting actions are a gift from Allah azza wa jal
number eight the Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu Sallam used to make dua to Allah azza wa jal, he used to say, and this is recording the book of Muslim guide me to the best of manners, no one can guide to the best of them but you and turn me away from evil manners. No one can turn me away from them except you. We need to remember that our change Yes, we put in our actions we put in our goals, we put in our steps, but at the end of the day, it will come from Allah azza wa jal, it will come from him. So we need to keep asking him and making dua and waking up and trying our best, but keep begging him for that help as the Prophet salallahu alayhi salam did, my dear sisters and brothers,
let's follow the example of our beloved prophet Sallallahu Sallam as this is exactly what Portoro did. He follow the example of the prophets and those men he would say that over and over and over. And the prophets of Allah Allah some said in sin, is that which way was in your soul and that what you dislike the people finding out about? If you don't want people to find out about your sins, then isn't it time we let go of the sins isn't the time that we change?
Allah just reflect on that. I would like to end it all with you to remember how Arturo was the same man at home as he was outside. He did not have dual personalities, his character was the same at all times. And he always tries to stay away from the sin whether he's alone or with others, and this is something that we all must try. Inshallah, inshallah we're not perfect and we're going to make our mistakes and we're going to send but if we keep changing and we keep trying and we keep making bla then inshallah we will have this successful character, like or turreted, which he followed from the path of the Prophet sallallahu Sallam does Apollo Hayden and as Salaam Alaikum Warahmatullahi