Turkish English Tafsir Lesson 137-138
Al-Quran Al-Kareem – Tafsir (Exegesis) Lesson 137
On the 77th – 87th verses of Surah al-Nisa .
I seek shelter in Allah from the rejected Satan. In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
The hodja is reciting the 77th and 78th verses of Surah al-Nisa .
Dearest and most revered friends!
Our lecture on the life-giving prescription continues. May Janâb-i Haqq make us all find life with ease.
“Have you not seen those who, when it was said to them, ‘Restrain your hands from the fighting, and establish the namāz (prayer), and give the zakat (poor-dues)?’ Then, when fighting was ordained on them, a group of them fear the people as if they fear Allah, or fear more intensely, and they said, ‘Our Rabb! Why have You ordained fighting upon us? Why not give us a little more respite so that we could live a little longer.’ Say, “The enjoyment of the world is but a little, and the afterlife is better for you whoever fears objecting to Allah, and you will not be wronged even as much as a hair on a date-seed.”
Do not forget the following verse ever!
“Wherever you be, death will overtake you.”
See, death does not come only in the fights against the tyrants, or in the fights that are for ensuring peace and justice, or the fights that are for exalting the Word of Allah, or the ones that are for ensuring the peace and serenity in the world.
“Wherever you may be, death will overtake you.”
“Even if you are in veritable fortresses, you will not escape from death still.”
See, death is a matter of divine law, it is a specified term (ajal).
“If any good befalls them, they say: ‘This is from Allah.’ And if any evil befalls them, they say: ‘This is from you.’.”
Who are they blaming? They are trying to blame the Messenger of Allah, Muhammad.
“O, Muhammad (asw) say: ‘All is from Allah.’ So, what is wrong with these people, they do not seem to understand any statement.”
See, this is the parable of the people who don’t listen to reason.
Continue your good deeds and benevolent services.
Death does not come before the end of the specified term (ajal). It is sufficient for you to obey the laws and rules of Allah, and the rest is completely up to Almighty Allah’s grace and generosity upon you. If you do the opposite, then the justice of Almighty Allah will stand over you for the punishments you earned through your crimes, and don’t you ever forget this!
With that said, our Almighty and Most Exalted Rabb (Lord) says the following to us:
The hodja is reciting the 80th, 81st, and 82nd verses of Surah al-Nisa .
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Let us see what Almighty Rabb says to us after saying that every good that befalls you is from Allah.
“He who obeys the Messenger has surely obeyed Allah,” do not forget this! Whoever obeys the Messenger will have obeyed Allah, so bear this in mind! Whoever obeys the Messengers obeys has obeyed Allah.
“And whoever turns away – then We have not sent you as a guardian over them.”
“O, my Beloved Muhammad!” says Allah. “You are a Messenger who explains what is right and real to the people, and continues on explaining it, and We will deal with those who disobey you,” says Allah.
“And they say, ‘Okay,’ to you. Then when they leave you, a group of them conspire overnight to do the opposite of what you said to them during the day. But Allah records what they plan by night. So, don’t mind them, and put your trust in Allah, for sufficient is Allah as a trustee.”
“Do they still not carefully contemplate about Al-Quran Al-Karim and try to understand it? And if it had been sent by someone other than Allah, surely they would have found many contradictions in it.”
See, know that Al-Quran Al-Karim is a complete and divine prescription of life, and do not ever forget this! Because it manifests all truths, and it is a divine prescription that saves humanity from all the wrongs. The entire humanity can find life through it, as long as they understand the sacred commands in Al-Quran Al-Karim, and also comprehend them and implement them. As long as they discover it, there will be nothing but joy in the world.
That said, Almighty Rabb says:
The hodja is reciting the 83rd and 84th verses of Surah al-Nisa .
Let us see what our Almighty Rabb said:
“And when news about security or fear comes to them, they spread it right away. Whereas had they referred it to the Messenger and to those with authority among them, then those who are able to draw correct conclusion from it among them surely would have known it. If the grace and mercy of Allah was not upon you, surely you would have followed the Shaitan, except a few of you.”
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What we see here is a variety of divine diplomacy. The diplomacy that is for the benefit of people, and the way people should act in such situations are announced here. Besides, all types of right measures are present in this Glorious Quran. It gives life in all matters. It gives life while saving people from loss. It also gives life by removing polytheism (shirk), corruption (nifaq), and disbelief (kufr) from the hearts and placing the light of monotheism (tawhid nūr) in their place. It abolishes tyranny from the world and establishes the predominance of justice, and gives life through it. It leads to the immortal life of all the souls and hearts, and the life-giving holy values of Al-Quran Al-Karim give life, wherever you look.
“O, Muhammad (asw)! Fight in the way of Allah! You are responsible only for yourself. Encourage the believers to fight, it is hoped that Allah will restrain the might of the disbelievers (kāfirs). Without a doubt, Allah is Stronger in Might (al-Qudrah), and Stronger in punishment.”
The Quran invites all humanity to see the power of the Creator. They are those who see the power of the false deities (taghuts) but refuse to see the power of the Almighty Creator. They are the ones who are obsessed with idols and false deities (taghuts). They could not see the divine power. Had they contemplated on Al-Quran Al-Karim through the perspective of all its verses and its light, then they surely would have seen the unique and all-able ruler of the universe and all the worlds, and they would be saved from idols and false deities (taghuts) for sure. Besides, peace will not settle on earth before the divine light and the monotheistic light (tawhid nūr) dominates the world. For the hearts need to taste the joy of peace. They need to taste the joy of peace in their hearts, and then the whole world will see that social justice and the divine mercy encompasses and embraces the entire universe.
Al-Quran Al-Karim came to also save the people who are hostile towards it. The Quran came to save all the people who deny it. What does it say to all deniers, all polytheists, and all hypocrites, and all rebellious and insubordinate people and the wrongdoers? It says, renounce from your transgressions, and make your heart shine with the light of belief (iman). Repent, ask for forgiveness, and enter into the protection of Allah. Islam is the protection of Allah, for it is the divine order, the divine laws, the divine prescription, and all life-giving values are in it.
O, humanity! Come, it is Allah who created all of us, and we are all children of Adam. Come, and stop standing against your Rabb. The universal spirit of the Quran, and the universal spirit of Muhammad have been encompassing the universe by opening their wings of mercy and grace, and they have been calling all humanity to Janna (Paradise). As for the disbelieving lot, they call you to Jahannam (Hell). See, they are calling to a wretched place that shall ruin you.
It is unthinkable to illustrate a happy person who lives in the kingdom (mulk) of Allah by denying Allah. A person cannot ever be saved from the punishment of Allah by denying Allah and defying the Islam which constitutes the laws and rules Allah set forth while living in the kingdom (mulk) of Allah and while eating up the bounties of Allah.
For you carry a life and a soul that has been given to you by Allah, and you eat from the blessings (nimat) of Allah. You are in the kingdom (mulk) of Allah, and you cannot deny Allah. Al-Quran Al-Karim is Allah’s Book. You cannot object to the ayat (verses/signs), and you will answer for it if you do. Azrail (a.s.) will come and take your life, and place you where you belong. The grave will become either Janna (Paradise) or Jahannam (Hell) for you.
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Those who deny will surely find Jahannam (Hell) in their graves and in barzakh. There is both questioning in the grave and punishment. We’re telling you, because we think all people are from us, and we know that we are also from them, and also because we are all servants (qul) of Allah, we have to work for the better good of humanity.
It is said that the master of humanity is the one who offers benevolent services. It is Prophet Muhammad who said it. So, what did Almighty Allah say? Allah said that conveying and explaining Al-Quran Al-Karim to the entire world in the correct way is jihad al-kabir (the major jihad).
This is why we are humbly striving for doing this by Allah’s grace and generosity. Let us all find life, and study the life-giving lessons altogether. Let us find life, and implement the recipe of life. Let’s all be happy forever, together.
The entire universe is created within the love and mercy of Allah. Rahmat al-Rahman (blessing of the Most Gracious) has been manifested in the worlds. Allah loved man the most, and created everything for them. We love Allah with every fibre of our being, and Allah created everything for Allah loves us. Now, the Creator loves us and created us, and if we deny Allah, then do you think will there be even a slight chance of being saved from the punishment for us? See, Allah Ta’ala has explained the laws, and says that the return of denial is surely eternal punishment in Jahannam (Hell). There are disasters in the world, and there is the punishment in the grave, and in the afterlife, there is a complete Jahannam (Hell).
On that day, there will be Janna (Paradise) as a reward for belief and obedience to Allah, why should we lose it? See, Jannat al-Ala (the Greatest Paradise) is the everlasting manifestation of Allah’s Rahmat al-Rahim. Janna (Paradise) is the manifestation of Allah’s Rahmat al-Rahim. Meaning, it is given in return of belief (iman) and good deeds (amal-e-saleh), and these make it possible. Otherwise, no one can get even a slight share from Janna (Paradise), for nobody can afford it. Then, nobody can give anyone enough life to take a single breath. Allah is giving us life, and making us live. Allah has written a sacred prescription such as Islam so that we may find eternal life and be happy, and presents it to us servants (qul) so that we may use it, implement it, and says that the cure, remedy, pleasure, and bliss of all souls are in it. Allah had this implemented and established in the world through Prophet Muhammad. We have the Quran in our hands, and belief (iman) in our hearts. Islam has been lived for 14 centuries, and Islam, which has settled in the world, has come to us through Ahlus-Sunnah wa’l-Jama’ah, and will continue to exist until the Day of Judgment.
So, let us continue on our journey by understanding Islam in the correct way without deviating to the path of ahlul bid’ah (evil innovation) and dalalah (misguidance), and let us implement the life-giving prescription. See, that prescription is Al-Quran Al-Karim and Islam, which are the divine laws that Prophet Muhammad implemented and brought forth.
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The hodja is reciting the 85th and 86th verses of Surah al-Nisa .
My beloved friends! We continue our lectures on the life-giving verses of the Glorious Quran.
Let us see what our Almighty Rabb (Lord) said:
Whenever they come upon any news regarding safety or fear, they go about spreading it right away. Whereas had they referred it to the Messenger or those with authority among them, surely those who are able to draw conclusions from it would have understood it.”
Now, who are those with authority here? See, they are our mujtahid âlims (Islamic scholars) who know Islam and the Quran well. They are our mujtahid âlims who can draw conclusions or provisions from Al-Quran Al-Karim. Besides, this is called qiyās (analogical reasoning), or rather qiyās-i fuqahā (analogical reasoning of the jurists).
Do you see the importance of the mujtahids? You see, our âlims (Islamic scholars) who know Islam well are primarily important. They are really important, and they will continue to increase their importance until the Day of Judgment. You should take the road with those who know, but if you set off along a dark road with those who don’t know, and if you set off with blind people, then you will surely fall into a well.
There are those who don’t know Islam and Al-Quran Al-Karim in the correct way, and they cannot narrate it correctly. Or, they are under pressure from someone but it may also be that they seek unearned income and that is why they don’t narrate Al-Quran Al-Karim and Islam correctly. Or they say their leader teaches it, or say that their sheikh teaches that, or say Ali said this or Uthman said that. You see, if you explain the religion like this, then there won’t be a religion left to explain. You have to narrate what Allah says, what the Messenger says, and what the mujtahids say based on the Book, the Sunnah, ijmā (consensus), qiyās (analogical reasoning), and based on what is present in the primary sources and the auxiliary sources. You have to narrate the religion based on its real sources. You cannot describe the religion based on the views of your lord, father, ancestors, leaders, or anybody. The religion belongs to Allah, and the verses are out there, the hadith-i sharifs of the Prophet are out there. See, the ijtihads of all our mujtahids who came from Ahlus-Sunnah wa’l-Jama’ah are out there. Ahlus-Sunnah wa’l-Jama’ah, or rather the religious understanding of the real knowledge (ilm) and wisdom (irfan) of the Muslims who follow it are out there, and this is the way of Ahlus-Sunnah wa’l-Jama’ah. It is not correct to give this any other name, because there is no need for any other name. Besides, even the meaning of the word “madhab” is “the mujtahids who know the way of the Prophet,” meaning it is the way of those mujtahids. See, a madhab is the way of those who know Islam. See, a madhab is the way of those who know Islam. That is why they are given that name, otherwise no madhab âlim (Islamic scholar) or no mujtahid has brought forth an understanding of religion according to their whim. They have started utilizing qiyās (analogical reasoning) once they thoroughly study Al-Quran Al-Karim, the Sunnah, and ijmā (consensus). These are great faqīhs (jurists), they are the greatest thinkers of the world, they are juridical scholars of Islam (âlim) at the same time. These are not people who invent a different path, rather they are the grand ulama (Muslim scholars) who know Islam, and they are mujtahids.
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Those who are completely ignorant of mujtahids, who don’t know ijtihad, who don’t know Al-Quran Al-Karim, who can hardly read what someone has written, who don’t know the Sunnah…
Besides, they don’t even understand the true meaning of the Sunnah, it is not even clear what kind of provisions they derived from the whole of the present hadith-i sharifs on a certain matter. Those who try to teach religion according to their whim without knowing and studying these are those who don’t know the religion, and when they speak, they only confuse people’s minds. See, they will confuse those who don’t know the religion. But what about those who know the religion? They don’t confuse people, for they only speak the truth.
Janâb-i Haqq is personally giving a right and authority to the istinbat ulama here. That is, the Islamic scholars who can draw correct conclusions. Allah gives the right of utilizing ijtihad to the mujtahids here; the istinbat ulama, and the words of the leaders or rulers who have the same level of authority are valid if they are also mujtahids. One may become a ruler, but he may not be an âlim (Islamic scholar), in that case he cannot give provisions in the name of the religion. It does not mean anything that he is a ruler. He must rule by knowing what is right and real, or by acting in unison with those who know, he can only carry out his duty in that way. Otherwise, nobody can speak in the name of the religion by saying he is a ruler. Only the competent people deserve that work. See, the right to do a work always belongs to those who are competent at it.
Janâb-i Haqq said: “Deliver the trusts to their rightful owners.”
The hodja is reciting an excerpt of the 58th verse of Surah al-Nisa .
“And when you judge between people, judge with fairness.”
A person who does not have proper knowledge of the Islamic jurisprudence, laws and rules, and divine justice cannot pass judgment according to his or her whim. That is unthinkable, and unacceptable. That is why Islam is justice from a to z.
The earth and the heavens were created with the divine scale. All the worlds were created with the divine laws and the divine scale. Everything was created according to that measure. The worlds continue to exist according to that scale. That scale and those laws, the laws of scale, and everything that we call fare (qadar). You see, fate or qadar is the name of that everything is created with measure.
Janâb-i Haqq has placed a measure, and a quantity in everything, and that quantity and that measure is the fate (qadar). As for man, Allah left them free, and created them as the perfect humans but placed the divine laws before humans, and placed every truth before them, and informed them about the wrongs, and informed them about the consequences, but left them free. This way, Allah subjected mankind to a test on earth.
“Whoever intercedes for a good cause shall receive a share of it, and whoever intercedes for an evil cause shall share its burden.”
Almighty Allah says that you should never have conduce towards an evil, and do not lead to an evil! It is said that Allah observes everything, and gives its returns or rewards.
“When you are greeted with a salute, greet with a better one than it, or return it; indeed, Allah takes account of all things.”
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Would the universe have been created and designed in such a beautiful and orderly fashion had Allah not calculated everything? How beautifully Allah created everything, and look at the creation of mankind for example. Allah has created mankind in a beautiful way as men and women.
“The transgression or zulm may have arms, terror, and fierce attacks but the faith or iman has an unbreakable arm, and power.”
You see, Allah has such omnipotence or qudrah that Allah has unlimited power, and nobody can set a boundary to the power of Allah, and nobody can stand against the will of Allah.
That is why, dearest and most venerable friends, Janâb-i Haqq speaks all the truths, for Allah speaks what is right. Al-Quran Al-Karim consists of the utterances of Allah. It is the laws of Allah. Islam is the divine laws, and Prophet Muhammad (asw) is the Messenger who implemented them and established them in the world.
These are requested from everyone until the Day of Judgment. You see, Islam that has been established in the world is known and it will never be distorted, and if the entire humanity implements the Quran in their lives, they will find the true life-style and they will have attained the eternally blissful life, they will have found the immortal life. This is because Islam is the protection of Allah. This way Allah adorns you with the everlasting bounties or nimat, and takes you under protection. You see, Islam is the guarantee of this because it consists of the divine laws, and there is no second alternative to it, that is out of the question.
Then again, Janâb-i Haqq says the following.
The hodja is reciting the 87th verse of Surah al-Nisa .
“Allah (c.c.), there is no god except Allah. Surely, Allah will gather you on the Day of Judgment.”
Bear this in mind!
“Allah surely gathers you on the Day of Judgment.”
Allah will bring everyone to the account in the great court (mahkeme-i kûbra). Everyone will be brought to the account according to all the commands and provisions in Al-Quran Al-Karim. That is why the constitution there is Al-Quran Al-Karim. You see, it is the constitution of Allah in the world, and also in the afterlife, or rather in the Ruz-i Cezâ (the Last Day), Al-Quran Al-Karim is the constitution of Allah Ta’ala. It doesn’t matter if you accept this or not! If you don’t accept it, then your brain will rot and the light of faith (iman) in your heart will fade, and for eternity you will be left in the utter darkness of Jahannam (Hell). We’re telling you. You will not harm anyone but yourself and those whom you deceived.
“No doubt about it. And who can be more truthful than Allah in statement?”
Allah says the following.
The hodja is reciting an excerpt of the 87th verse of Surah al-Nisa .
“Who can be more truthful than Allah in statement?” There are no second deities, and even if you say that this or that deity makes more sense it doesn’t matter. Allah is One in Allah’s Being, Allah’s attributes (sifāts), and Allah’s doings (af’al). It is clear that Allah is One in every aspect. Allah is al-Wahid, al-Ahad, al-Fard, al-Samad (The One in essence, state and being, and the everlasting), bear this in mind!
May Janâb-i Mawla make us nip at these truths with our hearts, our minds, and our souls. May Allah make us among the servants (qul) who nip at the light of the truth, and all the success (fayiz). May Allah make us distant from the wrong or batil.
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Now, we’ll give you certain discovery notes under the light of these verses. Insha ‘Allah we’ll have given you certain hints in order make it more understandable.
Now, how does war and occupation occur? There is always a matter of saving people from tyranny in Islam. Islam calls what is helpful and defies what is harmful, and that is the war and occupation of Islam. These are not for harming anyone, rather they are for saving people from harm. They are for saving people from tyranny, and implement the equitable laws of Allah upon them. It is said that these are legitimate for saving people from tyranny and implement upon them the equitable laws of Allah, and also for the manifestation of the mercy (rahmat). You see, war is legitimate and encouraged when it is necessary in order to implement the equitable provisions of Allah or for the manifestation of the mercy or rahmat of Allah. Why? In order to save humanity from tyranny, because disbelief (kufr) is cruelty or zulm, polytheism is also cruelty or zulm as well as corruption (nifaq). It is also cruelty (zulm) to exploit humanity. It is cruelty (zulm) to extort the rights and freedoms in the world. It is also tyranny (zulm) to not distribute the blessings (nimat) of Allah in a fair and equal manner, and to exploit people’s rights. Islam has to establish its justice in the world, and then the humanity will attain a complete justice, social justice, and social equality. Until then, what is one of the things that are legitimate in Islam? That would be war, and if necessary, the tyrants can be invaded, and humanity can be saved, and the tyrants will be remembered by curses. Islam is against tyrants and imposers. There are such systems today that block people from living the sacred values of Islam as his belief necessitates. That is, the tyrants, and Islam will overcome these tyrants. Islam will save humanity from these tyrants. Islam will also save the tyrants from tyrants, and save the mafia from the mafia, and save the terror from the terror. But how? See, that will be the way it saves the sick from the sickness, and the infected from the infection. Islam is a saviour, but why? That would be because it is divine, and Allah does not do injustice, ever. It is just that the entire world, and foremost the Muslims should understand this Islam and Al-Quran Al-Karim well, and free yourselves from the liars, and learn Islam from its own source, and act in unison with those who know. That is what I desire. Besides, people side with other people, and they take sides, but they don’t know what side Islam takes. They don’t know whether they side with the Real (al-Haqq) or not. Besides, there is no Islam by taking somebody’s side. Islam is on the side of the Real (al-Haqq). There is no Islam without siding with the Quran, with Allah, with the Messenger, and with what is right (haqq) and real (haqiqa).
For you side with someone but you don’t investigate or contemplate whether it is right or wrong. Why? Because you don’t know the authentic sources, so act in unison with those who know them. And we don’t have any word against those who do deeds by knowing and by faith (iman) and good deeds. Our words are for saving the sick from sickness, and save the tyrant from tyranny and prevent them from imposing on people. Besides, do you think the only tyrants the world has ever seen are Mussolini, Hitler, and Stalin?
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You see, if some imposers are preventing the believers from living their sacred beliefs the way they want, then those imposers are another type of Hitler, they are a different type of Mussolini, and a different type of Nero. The only difference between them is the dosage, otherwise they are the same people. Their qualities may differ, and their heights or weights may differ, but look at what they are doing! See, what order are you talking about where there is no social justice, but only imposition and exploitation? You have placed the hodja in the mosque, but do you know if he narrates Al-Quran Al-Karim or not? You don’t even care because you are more pleased if he doesn’t. What happens when the congregation (jama’ah) doesn’t know their religion? You are used to herding people like sheep, you are used to exploiting people and eating up their rights, you are used to selling them, and using them as if they grow in farms, and you are making them work. This is another form of slavery. Rather, raise awareness in the society, but with what? See, raise awareness in people through the essential nourishment of the soul. Give them the knowledge (ilm) and wisdom (irfan) their souls need.
Al-Quran Al-Karim sent down by the Creator for the created souls. Al-Quran Al-Karim is the Book of the hearts and the souls. The Creator wrote it as the prescription for the hearts, and for the souls, and sent it to the brains and memories. There cannot be a soul or a heart that lacks the Quran. And when you acknowledge the Creator, you need to acknowledge the prescription that the Creator wrote for the soul. That said, the one who implemented it is the most mature and perfect person, which is Prophet Muhammad (asw). You see, Allah sent him upon all the worlds as a rahmat – mercy.
The hodja is reciting the 4th verse of Surah al-Qalam .
Indeed, you are surely of a great moral character, a sacred moral character said Allah, and sent the one whom Allah praised as a Messenger. You see, it is the All-Able Ruler or rather Allah Ta’ala who sent Prophet Muhammad as a Messenger. Doesn’t denying the Messenger mean denying the One who sent him? Every state has ambassadors, and they go to other states and the states that reject the ambassador reject the state that sent him. Those who reject Muhammad reject Allah. Those who reject the Quran reject Allah.
Okay, you are given a respite for the moment being. Janâb-i Haqq gave you freedom, and you may use your free will to deny, and you may use it for disbelief (kufr) and polytheism (shirk), but this freedom is bound to end tomorrow. The hour of ajal (end of the specified term) will come, and Azrail (a.s.) has your name on his list. The moment your specified term comes to its end, Azrail (a.s.) will descend down upon your neck and drag you towards Allah. Say you won’t go then! Call your armies. Call your generals, and doctors. Call all the rulers! Call the theologians, there are those fake and apple-polishing theologians call them! We have no word against the righteous ones. Call whoever you have, and take your bombs with you, take the atom bombs, and launch all of them towards Azrail (a.s.), will you be able to save yourself? You see, all that will not worth a hill of beans. The armies of Azrail (a.s.) will take you away. They will deliver you to Allah, and you will answer to Allah. You are amongst the Guardians of Hell (Zabaniyah), whether you believe or not! I am telling these because I love you. The believers have already believed, and we are united with them in joy and sorrow. We have accepted them, and they have accepted us, and we consider the entire humanity our brothers as we are all humans.
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You see, the entire humanity is our brothers for we are all humans, and we love them too. This is why we are saying these, for we are all servants (qul) of Allah and children of Adam. Al-Quran Al-Karim came for them and for us, it is the Book of us all. Allah is both their god and our god, and we don’t want them to go towards what is wrong and turn a loss. But if they insist on doing such wrongs, then we cannot do anything for them, because we can only offer (tabligh), but we cannot guide (hidayat). Besides, not even the Prophets can guide people, for guidance (hidayat) comes from Allah. That is why everybody has to work to be beneficial to each other. The tyrants are remembered by curses, and they are taken from the world and thrown into the depths of Jahannam (Hell). They will be removed from the world and be thrown into the Jahannam (Hell), because they pollute the environment where they go. For they are the organisms that produce microbes and they pollute the world. Their abode will not be the world, the grave, or the gathering, but there is a place they will go. They pollute wherever they go, and they harm their environment.
Islam is such an unbeatable power that it will vanquish every tyrant, and it will overpower all types of imposers. Islam is the poem of values that encompass the world and the heavens, for it is divine. In Islam, there are laws regarding the mahshar (gathering), and there are laws regarding the grave. There are beginningless and eternal laws. There is nothing missing in Al-Quran Al-Karim and Islam, it is just that you don’t know this, and you say Islam does not contain anything because you don’t know it, but actually it is your brain what lacks knowledge. There is nothing missing in Islam, and everything including whatever humanity needs are present in it, along with everything that may be needed forever. Janâb-i Haqq said the following in the 105th verse of Surah al-Anbiya : “The saleh (righteous) servants shall inherit the earth.”
Even if the tyrants have laid hands on it, sooner or later the heirs of the world are the saleh people, or rather the righteous servants (qul) of Allah. The saleh (righteous) servants always side with peace, justice, goodness, and they obey Allah. They are the people who implement the justice of Allah. Besides, the word saleh shares its roots with peace (sulh) and betterment (islah).
When we look from this perspective, the heirs of the world are the saleh people, not the murderers, not the deniers, not the disbelievers, not the polytheists, and certainly not those who cause great distress to humanity, nor the blood guilty killers. Janâb-i Haqq says that the inheritors of the world are the saleh (righteous) servants. “They shall inherit the earth,” said Janâb-i Haqq.
You may open Al-Quran Al-Karim and look, go and see the 105th verse of Surah al-Anbiya . Then again, look up the 83rd verse of Surah al-Qasas .
“And the outcome will be in favour of al-muttaqi (the pious).”
Meaning, sooner or later the salvation belongs to al-muttaqi (the pious), the happiness is theirs, and all the booty will be theirs. The immortal and blissful life is theirs. They are al-muttaqi (the pious). Who are al-muttaqi (the pious)? They are those who obey Allah, who are under the command of Allah, who apply the Islamic sharia (law) inch by inch. They live the taqwa – piety both in themselves and out of themselves. They abide by the sharia (law), and they abide by the divine measures.
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Al-Quran Al-Kareem – Tafsir (Exegesis) Lesson 138
I seek shelter in Allah from the rejected Satan. In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
After mentioning the 83rd verse of Surah al-Qasas, let us see the 94th verse of Surah al-A’raf and what Janâb-i Haqq said: “We have seized the rebellious with poverty and hardship so that they may supplicate.” You see, why does Janâb-i Haqq give poverty, adversity, and hardship at certain times? Sometimes Janâb-i Haqq gives hardship, and gives distress to the hearts and tightens the souls and gives poverty, or may give other troubles or adversities and constrict you, but why? This is done to warn you, so that you may renounce wrongdoings, and repent and ask for forgiveness, and supplicate to your Rabb (Lord). So, how can one supplicate to Allah? How? You may check your faith (iman), and truly believe. You may repent from your sins, and ask for forgiveness. This is how you supplicate to Allah. Only then will you be saved from the adversities, hardship, and poverty. Janâb-i Haqq says, “We have warned the rebellious many times and seized them with poverty and hardship so that they supplicate,” but there are also people who become much worse, just like there are some who supplicate, be saved, and come to faith (iman). There are people who renounce their transgression. This is why we say nobody will get away with their evil-doings. The wrongdoers (zalimun) should not forget this. “If transgression or zulm has arms, terror, and fierce attacks, then faith or iman has an unbending arm, and power.” You see, nobody can afford standing against the omnipotence or qudrah of Allah. Allah’s omnipotence or qudrah encompasses everything. Even all the worlds combined cannot afford standing against a single soldier of Allah. Besides, Allah has personally encompassed all the worlds through omnipotence (qudrah). In these circumstances, it is said that Janâb-i Haqq has given them poverty and hardship at certain times because the hypocrites did not give up corruption or nifaq, and the Jews became obstinate and they did not give up evil by no means. You see, this narration is present in the records of Al-Alusi. Then again, another narration reported by Al-Alusi says that they said the hypocrites are the most sinister people they have seen. You see, this is what the Jews had said to Musa (a.s.). They had said that they have not seen more sinister people. The same wrong (batil) mindset told the same thing to Muhammad, and they told the same to the Prophets before him. That said, the hypocrites aligned with the Jews. They were both portraying themselves as Muslims, and plotting against Prophet Muhammad. They were saying they have not seen such sinister people. You see, the people who lack iman or faith have broken minds, hearts, and souls. They can never comprehend the reality. They cannot understand because they have delved into misguidance (dalalah).
Janâb-i Haqq says the following in the 131st verse of Surah al-A’raf: “They ascribe evil omens to Musa.” Who? This is again, the Jews, and Bani Isra’il. But of course, there have always been good people among them, and we don’t have any words against them. Good things are bestowments (ihsan) of Allah, don’t forget this! Don’t you ever claim the karamat is from yourself! The good things are bestowments or ihsan of Allah. As for the evil things, they occur when Allah cuts down aid.
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You see, if Janâb-i Haqq does not wish something good about yourself, then the aid will be cut because there cannot be success anywhere without there being Allah’s aid. With that said, those who deny free will and object to working and claim that we are forced are those who cannot understand the mystery or the hikmat (wisdom) behind this. Those who deny free will and working should contemplate on this well. People have free wills, and they are obliged to work. Every person has to work and strive to his or her power’s extent.
This is said about those who deny free will and working, and those who claim we are forced. It is said that they are the ones who cannot understand the mystery or the hidden cause (hikmat) behind it. All that is good whether it is acquired by work or not are bestowments or ihsan of Allah. If you have earned something by working, then don’t forget that it is Allah who bestowed you those good earnings and that good work. Don’t you ever forget that this power and strength is given to you by Allah! You see, all your abilities and every hint for success comes from Allah. Don’t forget that it is Allah who gave you everything related to your spiritual world and physical world. All mysteries of success belong to Allah, and it is Allah who gave them. This is why the following suits the pleasure (riza) and will (irada) of Allah. That is, you work and legitimate endeavours, and this is why Allah graces you with bounties. Allah graces you because what you do suits Allah’s pleasure (riza), and will (irada).
So, what is the origin of evil? See, the origin of evil is the nafs (self) of the servant along with his earnings. What happens when the servant earns evil? His nafs (self) wants that which is evil, and earns evil, and then Janâb-i Haqq does not stop him from exercising his free will, and creates his earnings even though Allah is not pleased with it. This is because the servant wants it, and had Allah blocked him, then Allah would have blocked his free will, and in that event, there would not be free will.
Then again, we see that it is the servant who earns it, and it is Allah Ta’ala who creates it. Now, Janâb-i Haqq has given the ability to earn good or evil. Janâb-i Haqq has given people the power, will, strength, and freedom to use them, and Janâb-i Haqq personally creates what people earn.
The servants (qul) cannot create, rather they may attain things. They may set their free will on doing or accomplishing something, and show full determination. You see, Janâb-i Haqq has given people the ability to strive for good or evil. Allah has given all necessary skills for making that decision.
When you set your free-will and energy towards a goal, then that goal is created without your free-will being constrained. Those who cannot get this claim the servants (qul) are creators. Then again, some of those who cannot understand this have done the opposite, and some of them claimed that the servants (qul) are under compulsion. Then, certain madhabs or schools that do not suit the Ahlus-Sunnah’s understanding of Islam such as the Muʿtazila, the Jabriya, and Murji’ah. These madhabs or schools are out of Ahlus-Sunnah wa’l-Jama’ah, and they have views that are ahlul bid’ah (deviant innovation), and not everything about them is wrong, but they have certain wrongs. For example, the Muʿtazila claim that the servants (qul) create their own actions, and they cannot see that they are falling into polytheism because there are no creators other than Allah.
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The servant (qul) cannot be creator. The servant (qul) earns, and resolves upon something and when he uses the ability to decide on doing something, then what he decides on is created. This is what happens in terms of sins and also good deeds (sawāb). The Muʿtazila failed to understand this, and the Murji’ah understood it differently, and Jabriya understood it differently. See, they don’t understand Islam correctly, and they look like Muslims who adopted Islam but actually they are madhab or school types that are stuck in ahlul bid’ah (deviant innovation) and dalalah (misguidance).
It is said that whenever people fall into wrongs such as this one, they should follow the Ahlus-Sunnah wa’l-Jama’ah understanding of Islam which is the correct one. “Amrun bayna amrayn,” which means man is in the midway between the two. Man is neither under compulsion or force, nor are they creators. Says man is between the two, between the two of these. Janâb-i Haqq has given man the ability to use his free-will on whatever he wants, people may use their free-will on good deeds (sawāb) or sin.
After that, the creator is still nobody but Allah.
“Amrun bayna amrayn,” a matter between two matters.
As you know, caliphate means viceroyship. Every person in the world is a caliph of Allah. Some do their duties correctly, and some don’t and they boil over with rage and turn into pharaohs. As for those who do their duties, they have understood and comprehended their obligations to Allah as servants, and obeyed the divine provisions, and lived under the command of Janâb-i Haqq, and died and resurrected while being under the command of Allah. You see, these are the ones who do their duties. Caliphate is a viceroyship; don’t forget this! The duty of caliphate has been given to man so that they may apply the decrees of Allah on earth. See, all people are obliged to this duty, and they hold elections between themselves and establish their administrative organisations, and they are all assigned, and they are all caliphs in terms of the duty, but they also elect their presidents, and establish their organisations, and establish their states.
What do they do next? These states have presidents, and everybody has their duties, and everybody is obliged to do their duties. It is Islam who gives everybody their duties. It is Allah who brings forth Islam. There is no other explanation of this. Otherwise, someone may come forth and say he shall rule, and everybody will do his bidding but there is no such caliphate, and there is no such presidency.
The duty of the caliph and the entire humanity is to do the duties and divine obligations they were assigned by Islam, for these are the divine laws and rules. You see, some people come forth and say he is the sultan and rule according to his whim. There is no such rulership! There are divine commands, laws and rules. Divine justice will be manifested, that is why everybody is assigned to a duty.
Now, about the matter of entrustment, you should pay attention to this! Some people have misappropriated the entrustment and viceroyship. There are some people, what do they do? They misappropriate the entrustment, and they betray it. They don’t do the duties that Allah assigned them. Those who don’t do their duties have all misappropriated the entrustment, and betray it.
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The whole of Islam and every duty given by Islam is an entrustment, for it is divine. Go and look at the 30th verse of Surah al-Baqarah, Janâb-i Haqq says:
The hodja is reciting the 30th verse of Surah al-Baqarah .
“When your Rabb (Lord) said to the angels, ‘Indeed I am going to set a viceroy on the earth,’ they said, ‘Will You set in it someone who will cause corruption in it, and shed blood, while we celebrate Your praise and proclaim Your sanctity?’ Allah said, ‘Indeed I know what you do not know.’.”
Janâb-i Haqq said to the angels, “I will create a viceroy on earth,” and the angels expressed their opinion.
So, who did Janâb-i Haqq create? Janâb-i Haqq created mankind, our father Adam and our mother Hawwa (Eve). Then, Janâb-i Haqq sent down mankind to earth and assigned them a duty. Allah had placed mankind into the Janna (Paradise) at first, and instructed them not to eat from a tree, and our father and mother were removed from there and then we all arrived on earth, and we are all in this world right now and we are all being subjected to a test. We are in a test field, and we are all assigned duties. The entrustment has been offered to us, and we accepted to bear it. Now, mankind must preserve the entrustment. The mountains and the heavens and the earth have abstained from bearing the entrustment but man bore it.
Now, some may say that he or she has not bore it. Did you help the Creator while you were being created? Is that how you were created? See, you were created and the Creator offered it to you and you have accepted the entrustment, this is what the Creator says.
If it was a person who said that to you then you can surely object to him, saying you did not accept. So, what did the Creator say?
The hodja is reciting the 172nd verse of Surah al-A’raf .
The verse says that Janâb-i Haqq asked us, “Am I not your Rabb (Lord),” in the realm of the spirits while we were in our father’s loins, and we said, “qālū balā – Yes, you are our Rabb (Lord).” That is how we acknowledged Allah, and we have acknowledged the divine provisions that Allah brought forth, and next to acknowledging Allah, we have also acknowledged the commands of Allah, and we have acknowledged the divine order called Islam that Allah brought forth. We came to the world, and through the Prophet Allah offered us the Book, and told us to keep our word that we had given in the realm of the spirits, saying we had given a promise.
“Here I offer you Islam. I assign you the duties in Islam as entrustment.”
Those who said, “There is no god but Allah, and Muhammad is Allah’s Messenger,” have said that they have not returned from their promise. They started fulfilling the obligations and divine commands to their power’s extent. But what did those who returned from their promise do?
They accept neither the religion, nor the Book, nor the Prophet. Okay, that is up to you. You will answer for it tomorrow, and it is up to you. Go and see the 72nd verse of Surah al-Ahzab , what does Janâb-i Haqq say there?
“Indeed, We presented the entrustment to the heavens and the earth and the mountains, but they refused to bear it, and were apprehensive of it; but man undertook it. Indeed, he is most unfair and senseless.”
“Those who submit themselves to the Will of Allah will attain the grace and bounty.” O, humanity! It is Allah who gave you reason and free-will. It is Allah who gave you body and soul, along with these excellent abilities. Allah gave you spiritual and physical abilities and strength, and made offers to you. I am announcing these to you, and I am only trying to interpret these to you. I am trying to be an interpreter between you and Islam. It is my obligation to spread (tabligh) these, and I am doing this to my power’s extent. So, submit yourself to the Will of Allah.
I am telling you, subject yourself to the Will of Allah. Those who submit themselves to the Will of Allah become the recipients of lutf-u-ihsan. They will attain lutf-u-ihsan. So, what is lutf-u-ihsan? It is the endless and boundless bounties and blessings of Allah, along with everything you may need for eternity. Lutf-u-ihsan is whatever you need to be happy forever. Don’t you want this lutf-u-ihsan? You want it for sure!
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See the 18th verse of Surah Ali Imran , what does Almighty Rabb say to you?
Obeying the envoy means obeying the One who sent the envoy.” So, who is the envoy? It is Prophet Muhammad, who is the Messenger of Allah, meaning the Prophet, the Rasul. He is the Messenger of Allah. You see, obeying the Messenger is obeying the One who sent the Messenger, for it is Allah who sent him. Allah sent him with the Quran and Islam. Saying you’ll not accept the Messenger means that you’ll not accept Allah. Get your mind together! The price of saying you won’t accept the Messenger is denying Allah, for it is Allah who sent Muhammad. Besides, Muhammad does not have a single word in the Quran, rather Allah sent the Quran down to Muhammad’s heart. Allah Ta’ala told him to spread (tabligh) it to all people. You see, the right and reality was explained to the world with the most trustworthy, most upright, most trusted and most respected figure. That glorious Prophet is the Messenger of Allah (asw). Don’t you ever deny the Messenger! And see the 31st verse of Surah Ali Imran , what does Janâb-i Haqq say?
The hodja is reciting the 31st verse of Surah Ali Imran .
“Say, ‘If you love Allah, then I am the Messenger of Allah, follow me,’ to them.”
Do you know who said this? Allah Ta’ala said this to Muhammad, so that he may say it to people. Says, “Those who love me should follow you, and everybody should come to me by following you.” Says, “Then, Allah will love them too.”
You see, there is a condition on which Allah’s love for us depends. What is it? It is to follow Muhammad. Janâb-i Haqq says, “Only then will I forgive you and love you. And you will be the recipient of what you hope for, and you’ll be safe from what you fear.” You have followed the Prophet, and you have loved Allah, and you have accepted the Messenger whom Allah sent, and you have also accepted Islam that came forth with that Messenger. This way you become a recipient of Allah’s love, and you become a recipient of Allah’s forgiveness.
The hodja is reciting an excerpt of the 4th verse of Surah al-Nuh .
“May Allah love you, and forgive you your sins,” says the verse, so pay close attention to it.
The hodja is reciting an excerpt of the 5th verse of Surah az-Zumar .
Says, “Allah is al-Ghaffār (All-Forgiver), and al-Rahim (Most Clement).
Do you know what the hypocrites said upon hearing that verse of the Quran? They claimed Muhammad (asw) is trying to assume the role of Allah. This has no correlation whatsoever with that, he is a servant (qul) of Allah. He is the Rasul (Messenger). He is the greatest servant (qul), and the greatest Prophet of Allah, there is no doubt about it. Let me say this again, even if all the Prophets come, they will all be under the command of Muhammad. Right now, the souls of all the Prophets are under the command of the soul of Muhammad. Why? Because, the sharia laws have been renewed so far, and the last sharia (law) which is the Islamic sharia (law) that was renewed by Muhammad’s hand is the last one. Islam is the sharia (law) that was renewed by Muhammad by Allah’s command. There is no second sharia (law), and even if you follow another Prophet, this is the sharia (law) that is valid for him too. The current sharia (law) of all the Prophets is the Islamic sharia (law) until the Last Day. Muhammad is their Prophet as well, and their souls are under the command of Prophet Muhammad.
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Everybody is obliged to follow Prophet Muhammad (asw). This is not something that arises due to Muhammad himself, rather this is due to the new sharia (law) and the new law and the commands that Allah brought forth with Muhammad.
Islam is the unity in abundance at the garden of reality. See, what is a garden of reality? Islam is a garden of reality. The people of the world who believe in the Oneness of Allah in the garden of reality may unite, they may become brothers, live in peace and harmony, this is possible. It is the people themselves who turn this possible outcome into something impossible. Those who divide the unity, break people up, abolish peace, harmony, and brotherhood, and do not implement social justice by no means, are the people themselves and their evil actions and their separatism.
That is due to their own reactionism. Their own segregation, and their own separatism, it is nothing else really. The servants (qul) of Allah who is One, know that Allah is One, and there is no need for duality neither in the world nor in the heavens. Do you know what happens if you turn hostile to Islam? You could have been in unity with all people in the garden of reality, but that way you will turn that garden into hell, and then break up the unity, tear it apart, and divine it into small groups and then turn humanity against one another. Is there a greater evil against humanity? As for Islam, it embraces all humanity with its universally correct spirit which is like a flower garden. The mercy or rahmat of all the worlds is being manifested with Islam and Prophet Muhammad. Islam is the mercy or rahmat for all humanity, and it came to embrace all people. You are denying it, but Islam embraces you still, and you still reject it. Islam calls you to the Real (al-Haqq), but you go towards what is wrong (batil). The perpetrator is clear as the day here, it is the wrong (batil) and the one who follows the wrong (batil), whereas Islam is right (haqq), and reality (haqiqa), and it calls everybody to the reality (haqiqa). That is why Islam represents unity of the multitude of people in the garden of reality. Islam represents the multitude of people who are in a unity and in harmony and serenity. Please pay close attention now! Islam represents unity of the multitude of people who are in harmony and cohesion. There is multitude, but there is also a multitude of people in unity, and there is a multitude of people in harmony, there is a multitude of people in cohesion. You see, this is what Islam offers you.
You may become crowded as much as you like, but be in harmony, and be in cohesion. This is what Islam desires, and don’t wrong each other. Islam says that Allah’s rahmat (mercy) is enough for us all. Allah’s mercy encompasses everything. Why should we ruin this harmony? Why should we ruin the cohesion and become hostile towards each other? Why should we become inharmonious and become a peaceless lot? Why are you driving people towards that? Islam is a reformist religion, and it is the guarantor of peace.
You see, Islam is much more superior and exquisite than what I narrate. It is much more paramount, and beautiful. I know this much of it, and I can say this much. This is the best I can do. I am just a servant (qul). And a servant (qul) may only narrate such a divine establishment to the extent of his power.
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Now, about drawing conclusions (istinbāt). Istinbāt is valid in Islam because Islam and the Quran encompasses all times and all conditions along with all innovations and. The moment an innovation shows up, istinbāt is valid. So, what does istinbāt ulama do? They check whether the provision regarding that innovation is present in the Quran and Islam. Then, Islam gives its decree in the face of the emerging conditions. And what do they do? They deduce what is unknown via what is unknown.
They draw decrees about what is unknown through known decrees. This is called istinbāt, and Janâb-i Haqq has given the duty of istinbāt to the mujtahids and ulama who know Islam well. Our faqīh people who are experts in fiqh and our mujtahids have utilized so many great ijtihad or human effort throughout centuries, throughout ages. The various ijtihads or human efforts of the mujtahids show how broad spirited Islam is, shows how great Islam is, shows how easy it is and that it is a religion of felicity. The ijtihads of the mujtahids are blessings (rahmat), and no one should take a word of this in the wrong sense. The disputes among the madhabs (schools) are blessings (rahmat). Besides, there is no difference between them in terms of usul or principles. In terms of usul (principles), actually all mujtahids and all madhabs (schools) have the same view. It is just that there are differences in form and ijtihads, but actually there are no differences when it comes to the usul (principles). Their ijtihads or human efforts may be different but that is actually for the benefit of humanity. Islam is like a really broad street, and nobody has the right to restrict it. This is why if the mujtahids utilize ijtihad, and if they have different ijtihads, then be very grateful, because you’ll always need them, and you’ll always need ijtihads, and they are blessings so be very grateful. The ijtihads of the mujtahids are always blessings (rahmat) for you, and permit or ruhsat, and ease, and they are all based on the essentials (asl). There is an usul (principle) an asl (essence) they predicate their ijtihads on. In that aspect, they all share a single root.
You see, if the branches of a tree are very strong, and if it has so many branches, then is it not better for you that the tree has stronger branches and more fruitful? The tree has a single root. Some poor fellows who don’t understand this have been carried away by fanaticism. That is madhab fanaticism. They say, “My sheikh! My sheikh!” They say, “My master! My master!” And they have no knowledge regarding the roots, the original (asl), and the principles (usul), and then they don’t even know how to imitate the mujtahids. He doesn’t know the original (asl), and he doesn’t even know how to imitate, he wasn’t even trained in that area, and then they start shouting the names of their sheikhs, their masters, and their leaders and you cannot hear another word from them. There is nothing of that sort in Islam. In Islam you should be able to know the mujtahids who know the Quran, the Sunnah o the Prophet, and all these well.
You see, the book, the Sunnah, community consensus (ijmā al-ummah) and analogical reasoning of the jurists (qiyās-i fuqahā) are the primary (asl) sources of Islam. Then there are secondary (far’i) sources that are deduced from these sources, and a smart Muslim would act by relying on this root. That said, what a foolish Muslim does is to imitate the imitation of an imitation, but a Muslim should at the very least imitate a mujtahid, and he is not allowed to imitate anyone below a mujtahid. A mujtahid is someone who completely knows Islam.
The mujtahids acquire new information through a special type of power, a special type of endeavour, and faculty. This is very important! Being a mujtahid requires a licence, what is it? A faculty, and a special ability. Janâb-i Haqq gives faculty to the mujtahids. Gives them a special type of knowledge (ilm) and a special ability. That is, gives them the ability to acquire new information, and gives them a license. That is a scholarly license, given to the Islamic scholars (âlims) and those with authority (amir), but which authority (amir) are we talking about? The Islamic scholars (âlims) have authority, but which amir are talking about? That amir has to be a mujtahid, otherwise he does not have authority. Then, the mujtahids come together in order to form a consensus (ijmā), and they act in unison.
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And that is the duty of the states and people with authority, they have to gather the mujtahids into a consensus, and we’re not talking about fake theologians here, for there cannot be a mujtahid from fake theologians. They have to gather the true people of knowledge (ilm) who are licensed. You have to gather the people who are known to be mujtahids from all around the world. Then, they will have a voice with regards to scholarly and religious matters, and the legal opinions (fatwa) will come from them. But the countries don’t do this, rather they gather all imposters no matter where they are in order to confuse people, and then place them under the command of someone. You make the unlicensed people who are orbiters and subcontractors fed with unearned income talk, and you try to distort people’s minds and morals, this is nothing but treason. So, give the work to the competent people.
That said, istinbāt (deduction) is also a source, don’t forget this! Istinbāt (deduction) is also a source, and it is necessary to apply to the Islamic scholars (âlims). Obeying them is bound to obeying the Prophet, because obedience to true people of knowledge is necessary. You see, applying to the Islamic scholars (âlims) and obeying them is bound to obeying the Prophet.
Now, let’s say you don’t know, and you don’t follow those who know, what will happen? You’re not accepting those who know, and you don’t know yourself either, what will happen then? Atheism will emerge in that case, may Allah forbid!
The hypocrites would always seek receiving news from the weak Muslims and spread rumours to cause corruption (fitnah). They have always done this in the past, and they are doing it today, and they will surely do it in the future, because that is their character.
Political education is necessary, don’t forget that. Al-Quran Al-Karim is the politics of Allah, and Islam is divine and just politics from a to z. The other politics that are unjust are the politics of the tyrants (zalimun). They are the politics of filthy and infected people.
The real politics are done in a wholesome, honourable, and just manner. That is the politics in Islam, and this is why political education is necessary. You will have learned the divine politics well if you know Al-Quran Al-Karim well. The divine politics is the politics of the true and beautiful moral values and the righteous character brought forth by Allah. The politics of people with good morals is good. The politics of people with good discernment (farasat) is good. They know what they should do correctly, and go after what is most beneficial. They catch what is most beneficial whether it is personal, social, or a state related matter.
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