A9 TV; 2 December 2011
(A butterfly undergoing metamorphosis: when a caterpillar metamorphoses, when it is going to turn into a butterfly, it spins a cocoon around itself. And it dies inside that cocoon. It does not just come close to death. It literally dies. All its cells die. All the cell walls are destroyed. Most of the proteins are destroyed. But Allah recreates the organism with a new creation.)
But this is really amazing. This is something to move the earth. Look, the animal assumes the form of water. It dissolves away. But a new, perfect animal emerges. That is breathtaking. There is nothing else to say. (The whole nervous system is restructured. All the connections between the neurons are severed. They are taken elsewhere and restructured. A brain is formed out of nothing. The pulmonary system changes. A digestive system is produced out of nothing. A navigation system emerges so the animal can fly. Its eyes and everything are created anew. They explained what a miraculous state of affairs this was by means of the following analogy: a car driving along the road is put into a hangar. Then the glass in the hangar explodes and the paint peels and everything turns to dust. Not just tiny particles, but the finest dust. And finally a helicopter emerges from the hangar.) Masha’Allah. (That is how miraculous it is, masha’Allah). What a great description. And it is true, of course. (And it also describes how Allah does not need a brain to give people memory. The research into caterpillars. They teach caterpillars to avoid certain smells by examining their reactions to them. Those same caterpillars still remember those smells even after they have metamorphosed into caterpillars. It has no brain. Its brain has totally dissolved. If there is a flaw or error in the memory center in the human brain, or if it is injured, the person will forget and remember nothing. Allah creates that as a natural cause. But Allah does not create that same natural cause in these creatures. And that is also a great miracle, masha’Allah.) That is a completely different issue. An entirely separate miracle. A profound miracle. That needs to be investigated and described all by itself, of course. And I will describe it in bits, breaking it down into parts, insha’Allah.
(On daily Taraf commentator Ramazan Rasim’s, may Allah forbid, that “There is little fun in Islam and young people should have more places where they can have fun in order for them to turn toward Islam.”)
He wants fun. Muslims enjoy themselves every day. Every day is a source of fun and joy for me. You set the table, and that is fun. You chat, and that is fun. You listen music, and that is fun. He can go and dance about if he wants. What is stopping him? He can make his own fun, insha’Allah. People need to think. Go on a nice trip and have fun. Plant a flower in front of your house and look at that. The beauty of those who love is another source of joy.
(Mr. Adnan Oktar speaks about verses regarding hypocrites)
Surat al-Tawba, 74:
Allah says this about the hypocrites in verse 74 of Surat al-Tawba: “They swear by Allah that they said nothing...”They say they never denied. That is what they maintain, that, “we uttered no word of denial, that we are Muslims, not irreligious.” “but they definitely spoke the word of disbelief...” so they are unaware. They have spoken many words of denial. “and they returned to disbelief after their Islam.”They deviate into disbelief after their Islam, but they are unaware of that deviation. Or they think that nobody will realize. “They planned something which they did not achieve...”The first thing that hypocrites will do is try to get revenge on Muslims. Since they know they are committing an offense they immediately behave psychopathically, immorally and basely when they depart from Muslims. They either try to make false accusations or put Muslims into a difficult position, or they produce writings against them or try to seek revenge by gossiping about them. “…and they were vindictive for no other cause than that Allah and His Messenger had enriched them from His bounty.”Allah’s Messenger. Who is that in our century? Hazrat Mahdi (pbuh). It was the Messenger of Allah (pbuh) in the time of our Prophet (pbuh). They behave very well toward Muslims. They afford them all kinds of means and facilities. But that ease does them no good. They then develop the effrontery to behave badly. But they might not do that if they were to live in difficult conditions. But they become fanatical because things are too easy. They become worse, more fanatical, they demand more and lose all character. “If they were to repent, it would be better for them...”Allah says.“But if they turn away,” if they disobey, in other words, “Allah will punish them with a painful punishment in this world and the hereafter,”Allah says He will take revenge on the hypocrites in this world. He will bring them down and ruin them, take away their joy and send them sickness. And He will also punish them in the hereafter. “they will not find any protector or helper on the earth...”He says.
Surah Al-‘Imran, 119:
“There you are, loving them when they do not love you,”He says they secretly hate you. “…you believe in all the Books.” In other words, you believe in the whole Qur’an. “When they meet you, they say, ‘We believe’.”They say they are also Muslims. “But when they leave…” when they talk among themselves, “they bite their fingers out of rage against you.”What do they hate? Muslims’ means, ease, goodness and faith in particular. “…they bite their fingers out of rage against you.” They suffer terribly because of their hatred. People may sometimes bite themselves when they are in terrible pain. “Say, ‘Die in your rage’.”Such a terrible hatred grows up that it and their rage damage their health and unbalances them. Their bodily metabolisms are impaired by hatred and anger. “Allah knows what your hearts contain.” Allah says He knows what is secret, what is in people’s hearts.
Surat al-Mumtahanah, 2:
“If they come upon you,” in other words, if they see you are weak and they have the opportunity to take away your strength and power… That is always the hypocrites’ policy. They wait for the right time. And then “they will be your enemies,” but if you are always strong, they cannot harm you. But if they think you are weak, “they will be your enemies, and stretch out their hands…” by hand first of all. Allah says they will seek to attack you physically, by hand. “…and tongues against you with evil intent.” To do you evil. What are immoral people doing now? They try and attack Muslims over the internet or on television or over the radio. Or through books, or columns in the press. They always want to bring out lovelessness, conflict and disorder. But Allah attracts the believer’s attention to this point: “they would dearly love you to become unbeliever.” He says they want you to be unbelievers like them. How do they do that? By conditioning Muslims toward apathy. If they cannot do that directly, how do they do it? “Be like me,” they say, “be uncaring like me, give yourself over to this world like me, follow your own self-interest, like I do, be uninterested and disobedient like me.” That is how they encourage Muslims towards denial and weakness.
Surah Al-‘Imran, 118:
“You who believe! Do not take any outside yourselves as intimates. They will do anything to harm you,”says Allah. It is very dangerous to confide in hypocrites, because they share your secrets with unbelievers and other hypocrites. “They will do anything to harm you,” how will they do evil? By denouncing you, acting basely, cheating, and imagining they are exposing Muslims’ secrets. Hypocrites constitute the technical knowledge or infrastructure for an attack on Muslims. “They love what causes you distress.” They want to inflict real pain and suffering, not just mild discomfort. To inflict pain. “Hatred has appeared out of their mouths,” They start to consume themselves out of their rancor and hatred. But they cannot bear that for long, He says, and it is soon reflected in their external appearance. They come to express it quite openly. “but what their breasts hide is far worse.” What they conceal on the inside is a thousand times worse that what can be seen on the outside. They harbor the most terrible hatred, in other words. “We have made the Signs clear to you if you use your intellect,” Allah says in verse 118 of Surat al-‘Imran.
Surah Muhammad, 29:
“Or did those with sickness in their hearts” the hypocrites“imagine that Allah would not expose their malevolence?”
Allah brings out their hatred. He backs them into a corner, and they let their hatred show through.
Surat al-Zukhruf, 58:
“They are indeed a disputatious people,” Allah says in verse 58 of Surat al-Zukhruf. People in one’s neighborhood gossip. In other words, they have a low tendency to argument and enmity, He says. He says there is constant hatred and anger in their hearts.
Surat al-Baqara, 204:
“Among the people there is someone whose words about the life of this world excite your admiration,”worldly people gossip. They talk about brands and food and clothes. “and he calls Allah to witness what is in his heart, while he is in fact the most hostile of adversaries.”He speaks empty words but, “he calls Allah to witness what is in his heart.”When he speaks, he calls on Allah and the faith. But such people never speak of religion, Islam, Allah’s approval or trying to earn that approval. But Allah says they delight in talk about this world. And people certainly used to come together and talk about their sheep, sheep trading and the best places to grow wheat in the time of our Prophet (pbuh). They enjoy it. But they become bored when the talk turns to Allah. “…while he is in fact the most hostile of adversaries,” says Allah. These people are deliberately created in this form. Surat al-Baqara, 204.
Surat at-Tawba, 24:
“Say, ‘if your fathers…’,” Whom do hypocrites consider most of all? First of all their fathers. Then whom? “…your sons,” they think about their children. They are always thinking about them. “…your brothers,”. They always think about their brothers. If you ask them whether it is more important to serve religion, Allah, the Book [the Qur’an] and Islam, or else their brothers. And they will say, their brothers. “…or your wives,” hypocrites also think of their wives the whole time. Ask them whether they prefer the faith, Allah and striving on Allah’s path, or else their wives, and they will say they prefer their wives. “…or your tribe,” your circle of friends, in other words. Ask them if they serve Islam and the cause, or else their tribe, and they will say they serve their tribe. “…or any wealth you have acquired,” whatever possessions they have come by. Be it great or small, hypocrites are very careful over whatever they possess. They do not want anyone else to get hold of it, but for it to remain in their own possession. They do not want to use it on Allah’s path. They regard that as foolishness. “…or any business you fear may slump.”They really fear a slump in business. They want to concentrate all their powers on their business. They think their business will suffer if they devote time to Islam and the Qur’an. So they are reluctant to spend time on Islam. “…or any house which pleases you,” which house? Not just any house, but their own house, the one that belongs to their family. They attach importance to those because they belong to them. They are reluctant to go to Muslims’ homes. They want to visit the homes of other hypocrites, where irreligion reigns. That is why Allah refers to, “any house which pleases you.”Allah lists all these things, and says that if they “are dearer to you than Allah and His Messenger.”These things are more important to you than Allah’s messenger, the leader who strives for the sake of Islam, “and struggling in His way,” in other words, spreading and preaching Islam, and the way of the Mahdi. “…then wait until Allah brings about His command.” Meaning, until Allah inflicts His punishment upon you. “Allah does not guide people who are deviators” Surat at-Tawba, verse 24.
Surat al-Fath, 11:
Hypocrites say: “Our wealth and families kept us occupied.”We were preoccupied by our possessions and families. “…so ask forgiveness for us.” “May Allah forgive us, and you please pray for us, too,” they say. They are both hypocritical and also ask for Allah’s forgiveness. Allah says, “They say with their tongues what is not in their hearts.” He says they do not believe. They do not want you to pray, either. But they say these things as a ruse, a tactic, in order to appear to be Muslims and look good, Allah says. “But they do not say it because it is really in their hearts,” He says. Surat al-Fath, 11.
Surat al-Ahzab, 13:
“…and a group of them” a group of hypocrites, said, “‘People of Yathrib, Your position is untenable so return’!” There is no room for Muslims with them. “…so return.” Go back where you came from. Go back to your own homes. “some of them asked the Prophet to excuse them, saying, ‘Our houses are exposed’;” the hypocrite ask our Prophet’s (pbuh) permission to return home. Because remaining with the Muslims will be uncomfortable for them. They want to return home in order to enjoy the ease of disbelief again, to be free to live by disbelief. “…when they were not exposed; it was merely that they wanted to run away,”says Almighty Allah. He says they wanted to flee “Allah, the Book, the Qur’an, Islam and the struggle.” Surat al-Ahzab, 13.
Surat an-Nisa’, 72:
“Among you there are people who hang back.”They do not want to preach Islam or make a profit on Allah’s path. Their state of mind is more one of trying to have themselves looked after, to improve their own state, to enhance their possessions and squeeze the very last out of Muslims. “…if you encounter a setback...”if there is an attack or something else. “...they say, ‘Allah has blessed me in that I was not there with them’.”
They say, ‘Allah has blessed me in that I was not there with them.’
They flee, and say, “Allah would have visited an affliction on me if I had been there. But He protected me and I kept my distance.”
Surat al-Ahzab, 18:
“Allah knows the obstructers among you,” those who tell Muslims not to move somewhere else, “and those who say to their brothers, ‘Come to us,’ and who only come to fight a very little,”
There is a Muslim in the time of our Prophet (pbuh), for example, but they obstruct him. They do not let him remain among Muslims. They tell the other brothers, “Come to us.” “Leave them and come to us,” they say. Those people who are of course devoid of character or conscience and know no God or Book listen to them. Because that suits them. “…they come only to fight a very little,” says Allah. He says they prefer to live according to their own pleasures and interests.
Surat at-Tawba, 81:
“Those who were left behind were glad to stay behind the Messenger of Allah. They did not want to struggle with their wealth and themselves in the Way of Allah. They said, ‘Do not go out to fight in the heat’.”They always tell people not to go out to fight, in hot weather and in cold. “Say: ‘The Fire of Hell is much hotter, if they only understood’.”
Surat at-Tawba, 86-87:
"Believe in Allah and struggle together with His Messenger.”Serve and preach Islam. “…those among them with wealth will ask you to excuse them,saying, ‘Let us remain with those who stay behind’.”
They ask permission to stay away and not join with the Muslims.
“They are pleased to be with those who stay behind.”To remain with those who do not stay with the Muslims, with the other teams or groups. “Their hearts have been stamped so they do not understand,” says Allah.
Surat at-Tawba, 38:
“You who believe! what is the matter with you that when you are told, ‘Go out and fight in the way of Allah,’ you sink down heavily to the earth?” says Almighty Allah..
Surat al-Muddaththir, 50-51:
“like panicked donkeys fleeing from a lion?”
They flee from Muslims, liked panicked wild asses.
Surat al-Ahzab, 20:
“If those who are opposed to Muslims come to attack them,” he says, “in the desert” or some far-away place,“then they would wish they were out in the desert with the Arabs, asking for news of you.” They try to lean news of Muslims from a distance, and then from other places. “What are they doing? What are they up to?” They do such things in order to be able to carry out new attacks against Muslims.
Surat at-Tawba, 42:
“If it had been a case of easy gains...” in other words, “had it been something that would bring them money, or a car or a house or something else,” Allah is saying. “…and a short journey,” easy. Then people “would have followed you” for a year, or six months or three months, Allah says. “But the distance was too great for them.” They could make no money, and the time seemed endless. There was nothing in it for them. “They will swear by Allah: ‘Had we been able to, we would have gone out with you’.”“We are too weak, our bodies are too weak. We are psychologically and physically exhausted. We are worn out. There is nothing we can do. So let us leave,” they say. “There is nothing we can do.” “They will swear by Allah: ‘Had we been able to, we would have gone out with you’.”They will swear by Allah and the Qur’an. “They are destroying their own selves.”Allah says they are heading for devastation. “Allah knows that they are lying.”
Surat al-Ahzab, 19:
“and are begrudging towards you.”Allah means, “they wish to give you nothing.” In verse 19 of Surat al-Ahzab. They are selfish and follow their own interests. They wish to give nothing away. They think only of their own advantage. They want themselves to be rich and well-off. “Then when fear”, a difficult situation, “comes, you see them looking at you, their eyes rolling like people scared to death.” Their expression go wrong, He says. They look at you stupidly, like mad people, rolling their eyes at you. “But when fear departs they flay you with sharp tongues, grasping for wealth.”They then exhibit a greed for possessions and this world, and they suddenly become aggressive and begin attacking Muslims. With insults and slander and trickery. “Such people do not believe and Allah will make their actions come to nothing.” But it is all in vain. Because they are created as hypocrites they are also created to be defeated. Their efforts are all in vain. “That is easy for Allah,” He says.
Surat al-Munafiqun, 7:
“They are the people who say, ‘Do not spend on those who are with the Messenger of Allah, in other words, Hazrat Mahdi (pbuh). Our prophet (pbuh) was the Mahdi of his time, the greatest Mahdi. “so that they may go away.” “Do not spend a cent,” they say. “Give them nothing. Take from them, but do not give.” “The treasuries of the heavens and earth belong to Allah. But the hypocrites do not understand this.”“They imagine that those treasuries belong to them. But I created them,” Allah says.
Surat at-Tawba, 67:
“The men and women of the hypocrites are as bad as one another. They command what is wrong and forbid what is right and keep their fists tightly closed.” They obstruct preaching and goodness and abundance, and try and prevent any goodness coming to Muslims. They are utterly parsimonious, Allah says.
Surat at-Tawba, 98:
“…there are some who regard what they give as an imposition,”in other words, when they give something to Muslims they regard that as an affliction or a sickness. “and are waiting for your fortunes to change.”They want evil to befall you, Allah says. “The evil turn of fortune will be theirs! Allah is All-Hearing, All-Knowing.”
Allah says He will send them tribulations. “The evil turn of fortune will be theirs!” Allah says that Himself. So He will visit afflictions upon them.
Surah Al ‘Imran, 154:
“Do we have any say in the affair at all?.” In other words, what is in it for us? We preach and spread Islam. We are with the Muslims, but what is in it for us? They look at things through the eyes of commerce and self-interest. “If we had only had a say in the affair,”if only there were something in it for us,“none of us would have been killed here in this place.”In other words, “Our lives are coming to an end here. Our humanity is dying. We are wasting our time.” They say they are either they are literally dying, or else dying psychologically.2012-01-12 20:39:18