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LESSONS ON ISLAMIC
CONCEPT OF ADAB
By: Ustaz Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail

ADAB TOWARDS ALLAH

SwOBR’

PATIENCE; PERSEVERANCE

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  1. 1. LESSON# 10 (h) ( 18 April 2012 ) IN THE NAME OF ALLAH MOST COMPASSIONATE Every Wednesday night @ 8pm MOST MERCIFUL. Wisma Indah 450 Changi Rd,#02-00 (Next to Masjid Kassim), LESSONS ON ISLAMIC CONCEPT OF ADAB By: Ustaz Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail CONTINUATION OF THE 2ND RUN MODULE PART 2 Arabic (plural) of Adab : meanings – “good breeding, decency, nurture, good manners, refinement, cultured, decorum, courteous, etiquette, propriety, social grace, to educate, discipline, the humanities, etc.” sense of proportion and knowledge of their rightful place in the order of things, the absence of which indicates injustice Insha’Allah -This is a follow-up course, after completion of 18 weeks course on the kitab “Ta’lim al-Muta’allim Tariqit Ta’allum ” of Sheikh Tajuddin Nu’man ZarnujiAll Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012) 1
  2. 2. RECAP PREVIOUS LESSON By retracing our life, we start with understanding our basic nature as a human being - having inherent powers and their potentialities to be developed.All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  3. 3. RECAP PREVIOUS LESSON In our relationship regarding our Education – we are to encounter, i.e. assisted by our educators - with what is referred to as, “knowledge”.All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  4. 4. RECAP PREVIOUS LESSON Yet, we are born helpless and have to be cared, nurtured, to be inculcated with discipline, taught and developed by a Murabbi’ (EDUCATOR) – the first of whom are our PARENTS.All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  5. 5. TO PROCEED WE ARE STILL NOW ON THE TOPICAll Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  7. 7. RECAP PREVIOUS LESSONAll Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  8. 8. NAFS al-AMMARAH AD-DEENUL-ISLAM (Commanding self) Link to various TIME Quwwah (powers): [1] shahwiyya (desires) [2] ghadabiyya BODY (anger) SELF HEART [3] Wahmiyah (imaginative) TONGUE [4] ‘aqliyya DESIRE (thoughts) MIND Islam: to submit the entire self (body, tongue, heart and Mind) – Freeing it from desire which needs to always be guided to the Will of Allah. THE WORLDAll Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  9. 9. ALLAH RASULULLAH AL-QUR’AN HEREAFTER AS-SUNNAH TIME BODY SELF HEART TONGUE DESIRE MIND Islam: to submit the entire self (body, tongue, heart and Mind) – Freeing it from desire which needs to always be guided to the Will of Allah. THE WORLDAll Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  10. 10. RASULULLAH HEREAFTER ALLAH AL-QUR’AN AS-SUNNAH TIME BODY SELF HEART TONGUE DESIRE MIND Islam: to submit the entire self (body, tongue, heart and Mind) – Freeing it from desire which needs to always be guided to the Will of Allah. THE WORLDAll Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  11. 11. RECAP PREVIOUS LESSONAll Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  12. 12. RECAP PREVIOUS LESSONAll Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  13. 13. IIMAN ‘AMAL • IHSAN [Islam] Belief Submission Best or Faith Obedience Righteous Conviction Practice Conduct Faith without obedience is meaningless; and obedience without Faith is mere rituals and may even lead to hypocrisy. Together, Faith and Obedience must lead to Righteousness with IHSAN which essentially focus in our intention to sincerely serve Allah s.w.t. Thus, in these three aspects can one be said to be true in his submission to the Will of Allah (as Muslim).All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  14. 14. RECAP PREVIOUS LESSON II-MANAll Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  15. 15. Definition of iiman : “Utterance with the tongue (speech); affirmation with the heart/mind (conviction); and manifesting through practice (actions).”All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  16. 16. RECAP PREVIOUS LESSON SIL-MI - KAAFAHAll Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  17. 17. [1] TONGUE [2] HEARING [3] SIGHT [4] HANDS [5] LEGS [6] STOMACH [7] PRIVATE PARTSAll Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  18. 18. RECAP PREVIOUS LESSON AL-IHSANAll Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  19. 19. RECAP PREVIOUS LESSON DZIKRAll Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  20. 20. RECAP PREVIOUS LESSON SHAKURAll Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  21. 21. RECAP PREVIOUS LESSON KHAUFAll Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  22. 22. RECAP PREVIOUS LESSON KHASHI-YAAll Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  23. 23. RECAP PREVIOUS LESSON RA-JAAAll Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  24. 24. RECAP PREVIOUS LESSON TAWAA-DHU’All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  25. 25. RECAP PREVIOUS LESSON HAYAA’All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  26. 26. RECAP PREVIOUS LESSON TAU-BAHAll Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  27. 27. RECAP PREVIOUS LESSON ISTIGHFARAll Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  28. 28. RECAP PREVIOUS LESSON DU’AAll Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  29. 29. TO PROCEED SwOBR’All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  30. 30. By (the Token of) time (through the Ages), Verily Man is in loss, Except such as have Faith, and do righteous deeds, and (join together) in the mutual teaching of Truth (BIL- HAQQ), and of Patience and Constancy (BIS-SwOBR).” (Qur’an: al-’Asr: 103: 1-4)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  32. 32. “Do men think that they will be left alone on saying "We believe" and that they will not be tested? We did test those before them, and Allah will certainly know those who are true from those who are false.” (Qur’an: Ankabut: 29: 2-3)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  34. 34. “Be sure We shall test you with something of fear and hunger, some loss in goods, lives and the fruits (of your toil), but give glad tidings to those who patiently persevere (ASwOBIREEN).― ” (Qur’an: Baqarah: 2: 155)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  36. 36. “Who say: when afflicted with calamity: "To Allah we belong and to Him is our return." They are those on whom (descend) blessings from their Lord and Mercy and they are the ones that receive guidance. ” (Qur’an: Baqarah: 2: 156-157All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  38. 38. “Nay seek (Allahs) help with patient perseverance and prayer: it is indeed hard, except to those who are humble. Who bear in mind the certainty that they are to meet their Lord, and that they are to return to Him. “ (Qur’an: Baqarah : 2: 45-46)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  39. 39. “O ye who believe! (ISwBIRU) persevere in patience and constancy: (SwOBIRU)vie in such perseverance; (ROBITwU) strengthen each other; (WAT-TAQULLAH) and be conscious of (and fear) Allah; that ye may prosper.” (Qur’an: Aali’Imran: 3: 200)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  40. 40. “O my son! Establish regular prayer, enjoin what is just, and forbid what is wrong: (WASw-BIR)and bear with patient constancy whatever betide thee; for this is firmness (of purpose) in (the conduct of) affairs.” (Qur’an: Luqman: 31: 17)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  41. 41. • REFLECTION: A ParableAll Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  42. 42. E ABL A PARAll Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  43. 43. From the ocean is the source for rain, dew and snow where it begun. It is the destiny for water to flow - from the snow and glaciers on mountains, it continue its journey as rivers and streams towards the sea. It will not cease doing so. Sometimes its journey is unimpeded, or its content increases with rain and snow or from other sources which unites with the mainstream – usually adding strength and purity.All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  44. 44. • Or it may even be assisted by man’s ingenuity through various irrigations, dams and drainage. • But flowing water will always have to face various obstacles and impediments. • If it can, these obstacles and impediments would be cleared and overcome by sheer force and momentum of the water. • But if it cannot do so, it will seek other ways to traverse its course especially by avoidance.All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  45. 45. • Even when its entire movement is impeded, it will continue in gathering strength, although seemingly motionless. Water naturally will always be attracted to each other, no matter how different their quality may be. No matter where they come from. • In Unity, indeed is strength and power. • Water naturally should be flowing continuously to remain pure, for stagnant water leads to the breeding of algae and pollution.All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  46. 46. Even when it could not move over earth’s surface, it will try to go underground – for its efforts to journey to the sea has to be done, whether seen or unseen by others. Even if the journey requires water to flow, drip by drip, over a long period of time – it will continue to do so. Unabated and so relentlessly undeterred, not allowing its spirit to ever be in despair by whatever obstacles, until it meets the sea.All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  47. 47. No matter how hard the rocks may be, water has been given the power even to destroy whatever is in its way. So mountains and hills are not an impossible challenge. It is a matter of time. It is as though the life of water is only “to return to its source, its beginning”: "In-naa lil-laahi - wa in-naa – ilai-hi raa -ji-`uun“ To Allah we belong to, and unto Allah we shall all be made to return to.All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  48. 48. Allah s.w.t. teaches us to supplicate to Him with this Du’a: ROB-BA-NAA –AF-RIGH – ‘A-LAI-NAA – SwOB-RAN – WA - TAWAF - FA-NAA – MUS - LI - MEEN “Our Lord! pour out on us patience and constancy, and Take our souls unto Thee as Muslims (who bow to Thy will)"! (Qur’an: A’raf: 7: 126)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  49. 49. “True piety (righteousness) does not consist in turning your faces towards the east or the west - but truly pious is he who believes in Allah, and the Last Day; and the angels, and revelation, and the prophets.....” (Qur’an: Baqarah: 2: 177)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  50. 50. “.... and spends his substance - however much he himself may cherish - it - upon his near of kin, and the orphans, and the needy, and the wayfarer, and the beggars, and for the freeing of human beings from bondage; and is constant in prayer, and renders the purifying dues ...” (Qur’an: Baqarah: 2: 177)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  51. 51. “ ... and [truly pious are] they who keep their promises whenever they promise, and are patient in misfortune and hardship and in time of peril: it is they that have proved themselves true (SwODAQU), and it is they, they who are conscious of Allah (MUT-TAQUUN).” (Qur’an: Baqarah: 2: 177)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  53. 53. #1 • PATIENCE IN – Striving diligently to avoid committing sins ; refraining from following our desires (HAWA’) and evil temptations which directs towards disobedience (MA’-SIYAH))towards Allah’s command; avoiding company and occasions (gatherings) which may bring shame to one’s good name. • This requires firstly knowledge of the Shari-’ah, as well as knowledge concerning the (HAAL) state of our Nafs (Self). With these, a constant struggle must be waged to submit it to the Will of Allah (ADDEEN AL-ISLAM), with utmost sincerity (IKHLASw) .All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  54. 54. #2 • PATIENCE IN – Facing whatever difficulties and hardship which Allah’s test determines; to bear the pain and suffering from people or others who oppress us just because of our upholding our religious duty. • This requires commitment, preparedness and readiness to make sacrifices. Thus the importance of knowledge of Allah, His promise of reward and warning of punishment – paradise or Hell-fire in the eternal Hereafter; the life of prophets, those who are true, martyrs and the righteous, etc. must be studied, appreciated and emulated.All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  55. 55. #3 • PATIENCE IN – Not giving up the cause of obedience; never to slacken in our devotion and worship; in speaking for the truth always determine to eradicate falsehood and evil; being true to our promise and covenant to remain as Allah’s dutiful and loyal servants; never to backslide nor compromise our principles; but to go all the way with complete trust in Allah’s decision, seeking to please and gain His Acceptance and Pleasure (MAR-DwAA-TIL-LAAH). • Thus ‘patience’ requires ‘courage’ ( SHAJA-’AH). How to attain this ...?All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  57. 57. “Take from me these five (advice): • Do not place your hope on any one except to your Lord (Allah); • Do not fear anything except to fear committing sin against Him; • Do not have any misgiving in learning whatever that you do not from any one else; • When you are asked something which you do not as yet know, (have the courage to) say: ‘ I don’t know ! ’ • (Be patient and remember that ) Patience (AS-SwOB’) is from Faith (IIMAN), its place is just like the head is to the body.” (Al-Akhlaq wal Wajibat)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  59. 59. “Those whose efforts have been wasted in this life while they thought that they were acquiring good by their works” (Qur’an: Kahfi: 18: 104)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  60. 60. “They are those who deny the Signs of their Lord and the fact of their having to meet Him (in the Hereafter): vain will be their works, nor shall We on the Day of Judgment, give them any Weight.” (Qur’an: Surah Kahfi: 18: 105)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  63. 63. ”All praise is due to Allah, who has guided us unto this; for we would certainly not have found the right path unless Allah had guided us!” 63All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  64. 64. And salutations of Allah and Peace be upon the Messenger of Allah and upon His household and Companions . 64All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  65. 65. "O our Sustainer! Thou hast not created [aught of] this without meaning and purpose. Limitless art Thou in Thy glory! Keep us safe, then, from suffering through fire! 65All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  66. 66. "O our Sustainer! Whomsoever Thou shalt commit to the fire, him, verily, wilt Thou have brought to disgrace [in this world]; and such evildoers will have none to succour (help) them.” 66All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  67. 67. "O our Sustainer! Behold, we heard a voice call [us] unto faith, `Believe in your Sustainer! - and so we came to believe. O our Sustainer! Forgive us, then, our sins, and efface our bad deeds; and let us die the death of the truly virtuous!” 67All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  68. 68. "And, O our Sustainer, grant us that which Thou hast promised us through Thy apostles, and disgrace us not on Resurrection Day! Verily, Thou never failest to fulfil Thy promise!" 68All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  69. 69. O Allah! We beseech You help to make us to remember and be grateful towards You, and make us serve (worship) You in the best way. 69All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  70. 70. “O my Sustainer (Lord)! ! Inspire me so that I may forever be grateful for those blessings of Thine with which Thou hast graced me and my parents, and that I may do what is right [in a manner] that will please Thee; and include me, by Thy grace, among Thy righteous servants!” (Qur’an: Naml: 27: 19) 70All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  72. 72. “O my Sustainer (Lord)! Inspire me so that I may forever be grateful for those blessings of Thine with which Thou hast graced me and my parents, and that I may do what is right [in a manner] that will meet with Thy goodly acceptance; and grant me righteousness in my offspring [as well]. Verily, unto Thee have I turned in repentance: for, verily, I am of those who have surrendered themselves unto Thee!”” (Qur’an: Ahqaf: 46: 15) 72All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  73. 73. "Our Lord! Make of us Muslims bowing to Thy (Will) and of our progeny a people Muslim bowing to Thy (Will) and show us our places for the celebration of (due) rites; and turn unto us (in Mercy); for Thou art the Oft-Returning Most-Merciful. (Qur’an: Baqarah: 2: 128) 73All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  74. 74. “Our Lord ! Grant that our spouses and our offspring be a joy to our eyes, and cause us to be foremost amongst those who are conscious of Thee! (as ‘mut-taqqin’).” (Qur’an : al-Furqan: 25: 74) 74All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  75. 75. "Our Lord! pour out constancy on us and make our steps firm; Help us against those that reject faith." (Qur’an: Baqarah: 2:250) 75All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  76. 76. “Our Lord ! Let not our hearts swerve from the truth after You have guided us; and bestow upon us the gift of Thy Grace (Mercy): verily, You are the (true) giver of Gifts (bestowals).” (Qur’an : Aali ‘Imran : 3 : 8) 76All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  78. 78. “Our Lord ! Condemn us not if we forget or fall into error; Our Lord! Lay not on us a burden like that which You did lay on those before us : Our Lord ! Lay not on us a burden greater than we have strength to bear. Blot out our sins, And grant us forgiveness, Have Mercy on us. You are our protector : Help us against the unbelievers.” (Qur’an : al-Baqarah : 286) 78All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  79. 79. "Our Lord! Give us good in this world and good in the Hereafter and save us from the torment of the fire!" (Qur’an : al-Baqarah: 2 : 201) 79All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  80. 80. “(May) Allah grant His Reward upon Muhammad, salutations of Allah and Peace be upon him and his family, in accordance with what he deserves (in Allah’s knowledge & estimation).” 80All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  81. 81. And salutations of Allah and Peace be upon our Leader Muhammad, and upon His household and Companions . 81All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  82. 82. ”Glory to thy Lord the Lord, of Honour and Power! (He is free) from what they ascribe (to Him)! And Peace on the Messengers! And praise to Allah, the Lord and Cherisher of the Worlds.” (Qur’an : Saffat: 37 : 180-182) 82All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  83. 83. “Grant us (these our supplication), by Your Mercy, (O Allah, You are) the Most Merciful of those who show Mercy!” 83All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  84. 84. All welcome to visit my web-blog: • http://an-naseehah.blogspot.com/ • http://introductiontotauhid.blogspot.com/ • http://oyoubelievers.blogspot.com/ • http://al-amthaal.blogspot.com/ • http://zhulkeflee-archive.blogspot.com/ • http://criteriaforaholybook-quran.blogspot.com/ • http://with-the-truthful.blogspot.com/ • http ://muqaddam-nurul.blogspot.com/ 84All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)

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