Monday, October 22, 2012

-367- Diseases of the Heart - Pride, Racism, Tribalism, Nationalism

Diseases of the Heart: Pride Through Nationalism
by Shaikh Abdullah Faisal
07-23-12 @ 11pm


-causes us to reject truth when we hear truth and look down on others,
-thinking we are better than them

Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said: “Allah is beautiful and He loves beauty.” [Sahīh Muslim (911)]

The Prophet (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) said: “Whoever has pride in his heart equal to the weight of a mustard seed shall not enter Paradise.” Someone asked, “A person likes to wear beautiful clothes and fine shoes.” He replied, “Allah is beautiful and likes beauty. Pride means rejecting the truth and looking down on other people.” [Sahih Muslim]

Nimrod rejected the truth because of pride

And they belied them (those Ayāt) wrongfully and arrogantly, though their ownselves were convinced thereof [i.e. those (Ayāt) are from Allah, and Mûsa (Moses) is the Messenger of Allah in truth, but they disliked to obey Mûsa (Moses), and hated to believe in his Message of Monotheism]. So see what was the end of the Mufsidûn (disbelievers, disobedient to Allah, evil-doers, liars.). (An-Naml 27:14)

Abu Talib (uncle of the Prophet); he knew that Islam was the truth
-but because of pride he chose to die a kaafir
-people hold on to their fake religions because of pride

Abu Lahab - he was promised the Hellfire, again, because of pride
-pride causes you to reject the truth even when you see it as truth

Ibliss - he had pride and this caused him to look down on Adam
-he told Allah he was better than Adam

(Allah) said: "What prevented you (O Iblīs) that you did not prostrate, when I commanded you?" Iblīs said: "I am better than him (Adam), You created me from fire, and him You created from clay." (Al-A'raf 7:12)

-he thinks Allah gave him a raw deal (he used qiyas (analogy))
-but most mistakes are made w/ illogical qiyas (Ibn Hanbal)

-when we believe in the superiority of one race over another race
-some people say there is only one race - THE HUMAN RACE

O mankind! We have created you from a male and a female, and made you into nations and tribes, that you may know one another. Verily, the most honourable of you with Allah is that (believer) who has At-Taqwa [i.e. one of the Muttaqûn (pious - see V.2:2). Verily, Allah is All-Knowing, All-Aware. (Al-Hujurat 49:13)

Nations and tribes were spoken of in the ayah ....
-not race so this is why people say there is only 1 race (human race)
-the blacks and whites are considered races; same as Indians and Chinese
-when marriage is brought up, this is when RACE comes into play
-people interact w/ each other but when MARRIAGE is mentioned, then it becomes an issue

-the blacks and whites are more relaxed w/ race in regard to marriage
-but the others are not as relaxed
-you can go to any European country and get citizenship
-but you can't do that in Saudi or other Arab countries
-some countries make racism a part of their constitution so their Shariah isn't really Shariah
-even though a MADkhalis will say there is Shariah in KSA (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
-they have al yaasiq
-this comes from the Bible of the Tartars (such as different laws)
-a mix of Judaism, Christianity and Islam
-in KSA, they have a bit of capitalism w/ their ribaa banks and some Shariah
-(they cut off hand of the thief)
-and even nationalism (their women can't marry foreigners)

“There are four matters of jaahiliyyah that exist among my ummah and they will not give them up: boasting about one’s forefathers, casting aspersions upon people’s lineages, seeking rain by the stars and wailing for the dead.” [Sahîh Muslim (934)]

The 4 things my ummah will never give up :
1 brag about your fore-parents
2 look down on other lineages
3 seeking rain from the stars
4 wailing over the dead

-to see our tribe as a superior tribe
-this was rife in the time of the Rasool (saws)

Muhammad (saws) said the caliphate has to be from Quraysh

-the Qur'an was compiled in many different dialects so it would be accepted from everyone
-we're to consider tribal sentiments

Sahih Bukhari~ Volume 9, Book 89, Number 254: Narrated Ibn 'Umar: Allah's Apostle said, "This matter (caliphate) will remain with the Quraish even if only two of them were still existing."

The Caliphate will remain among the Quraish even if only two persons are left (on the earth), Muslim Book 020 4476

Narrated Jabir bin Samura: I heard Muhammad saying, "The (Islamic) religion will continue until the Hour (day of resurrection), having twelve Caliphs for you, all of them will be from Quraysh." Sahih Muslim : Book 020: Number 4477, 4478, 4480, 4481, 4482, 4483

-Joe Lewis is a boxer in the USA, supposed to fight a boxer from Europe,
-who did not practice democracy
-the US President invited him to the White House and said YOU CAN NOT LOSE THE FIGHT
-nationalism is stronger than racism
-the white people will cheer for the black AMERICAN over a RUSSIAN
-most of the people HITLER massacred were WHITE people
-because he felt GERMANS were superior
-you will fight your neighbor because of nationalism and if you have 2 different religions,
-the nationalism becomes stronger

-the Iran-Iraq war (8 years over oil)
-it is referred to as BLACK GOLD (oil)
-Saddam Hussein invaded KUWAIT over oil
-war is the result when oil is involved
-the 3rd WORLD WAR might be over WATER

WATER is more expensive than oil in some countries

WATER will be more expensive than oil by the end of the century:

-this is nationalism at its peak
-they were begin by the Greeks (in 2004, they said the Olympics
-went back to its spiritual home)
-people go crazy over the Olympics, even KSA sent 2 girls to participate
-(for the 1st time in their history)

2 SAUDI GIRLS will compete in JUDO and TRACK and FIELD in Olympics 2012 :

NATIONAL - galleries, archives, museums
-55 million people died in 2nd WORLD WAR because of Hitler's nationalism

O mankind! We have created you from a male and a female, and made you into nations and tribes, that you may know one another. Verily, the most honourable of you with Allah is that (believer) who has At-Taqwa [i.e. one of the Muttaqûn (pious - see V.2:2). Verily, Allah is All-Knowing, All-Aware. (Al-Hujurat 49:13)

-most of the people he massacred were WHITE, whom he felt were inferior

Abu Hurairah narrated that the Messenger of Allah (saw) said: “One who fights under the banner of a people who are blind to the cause for which they are fighting, (i.e. do not know whether their cause is just or unjust) who get flared up with Asabya, calls people to fight for their Asabiya. And supports his kith and kin (i.e. fights not for the cause of Allah but for the sake of his asabiyya) if he is killed (in this fight) he dies as one belonging to the days of Jahiliyiah (the pre-Islamic days of ignorance). (Sahih Muslim (English trans.) Vol. 3 pg.1030

Asabiyya - tribalism, nationalism, racism
-you might want to go to the battlefield to fight for ASABIYYA

Narrated Jubair ibn Mut’im: The Messenger of Allah (SAW), said: "He is not one us who calls for `Asabiyah, (nationalism/tribalism) or who fights for `Asabiyah or who dies for `Asabiyah." [Sunan Abu Dawud (Vol. 2, pg. 753) No. 5121]

-but the only army you can join is the mujahideen or you will be in Hellfire forever
-you must die for Allah 'tala not an evil cause
-see 4:76 for hujjah you can only join mujahedeen army

Those who believe, fight in the Cause of Allah, and those who disbelieve, fight in the cause of Tāghût (Satan, etc.). So fight you against the friends of Shaitān (Satan); Ever feeble indeed is the plot of Shaitān (Satan). (An-Nisa 4:76)