LESSON # 14
EPILOGUE
ADAB IN WORKING LIFE
3RD RUN OF THE MODULE
Arabic (plural) of Adab : meanings – “good breeding, decen...
Arabic (plural) of Adab : meanings – “good breeding, decency,
nurture, good manners, refinement, cultured, decorum, courte...
“We are (much) in need of a little adab, from
(that of) going out (seeking) after much of
‘ilm (knowledge)”
– Imam ‘Abdull...
Information gathered are like pieces
of jig-saw puzzle.
It may seem quite easy to get them,
especially when they seemed to...
Some people are keen to only
gather them, to pick them up, to
steal these pieces, and are obsessed
with merely having as m...
Thus, some people may feel that
they have ‘knowledge’, whereas
what they possess may just be
merely ‘information’.
7All Ri...
Actually by “knowledge”, we
are referring to the relevant
“meaning of that subject that
we seek to acquire, arriving in
ou...
The “Soul” (or sometimes
referred to as the ‘heart’,
‘mind’ or ‘intellect’) is the
spiritual Self of who we are -
our cogn...
When we speak of
“knowledge” as referring to
“meaning” , it is:
“ ... the arrival of meaning of
not just the subject per s...
Thus education is said to be
“organic” liken to a living
organism – which pertains to the
growth of our soul.
Education is...
Actually, (in Islamic education),
when acquiring any pieces of it
(information), you (as students)
should also be learning...
This can only be possible when
such pieces are given to you
by one who has true
ownership of these, and who
consents to gi...
Thus, you must also be learning
from the right person, i.e.
those who has ‘seen’ the full -
the completed picture. Only
th...
And the manner or approach
towards making it meaningful
(enlightening), may be seen
from various perspectives
(angles) amo...
Thus traditional teachers
often encourage revision –
(if individually, the Malay
term used, that I remember
was “menderas”...
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Hadith from Ibn Mas’ud r.a.:
“Verily! The Qur’an is Allah’s Banquet on earth,
so learn thoroughly, then, from (or of) His ...
Thus,“ Adab” in the original basic sense (in Arabic) as it is applied in
this Hadith (MA’DABAH) is the “inviting to a banq...
TASAWWUR ISLAM
TASAWWUR ISLAM
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Every tree begun from a seed, and would
grow in stages – from seedling i...
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CURRICULUM ON ISLAM
AT INTERMEDIATE LEVEL
( FOLLOW-UP FARDHU ‘AIN )
INDEED...A LIFE-LONGMUSLIMS’EDUCATION!
All Rights R...
‘ILM TAUHEED - ‘AQIDAH
(Creed or Theology)
Purpose / Objective
Development of Certainty (Belief)
Awareness of Reality / Tr...
‘ILM TAUHIID - ‘AQIDAH
(Creed or Theology)
Purpose / Objective
Development of Certainty (Belief)
Awareness of Reality / Tr...
‘ILM FIQH
(Practical Laws for life;
Learning of the Shari’ah)
Purpose / Objective
Development of Correct Practices;
Submis...
‘ILM FIQH
(Practical Laws for life;
Learning of the Shari’ah)
Purpose / Objective
Development of Correct Practices;
Submis...
‘ILM FIQH
(Practical Laws for life;
Learning of the Shari’ah)
Purpose / Objective
Development of Correct Practices;
Submis...
‘ILM AKHLAQ / TASAWWUF / IRFAN
(Science of human Disposition/ Sufism)
Purpose / Objective
Development of Righteous Persona...
‘ILM AKHLAQ / TASAWWUF / IRFAN
(Science of human Disposition/ Sufism)
Purpose / Objective
Development of Righteous Persona...
“ Educators are like gardeners, the best of them are the local gardeners
with the most experience, who have been living wi...
TASAWWUR ISLAM
“Ta’-dib” ( ) – preferred term for ‘education’, from the
term ‘Adab’ ( ) meaning: –
“good breeding, nurture, manners, refi...
“From amongst the rights of a children upon their parents are,
that they be instilled (to be educated by them) with Adab a...
“Educate (nurture – ‘addibu’) your children with the best
education (ADAB).”
(Hadith of the Prophet s.a.w. narrated by Ibn...
“My Lord educated me, and made
my education most excellent.”
(Hadith)
TASAWWUR ISLAM
“Educate (nurture with Adab – ‘addibu ’) your children upon
three things: To Love your Prophet (s.a.w.), and to love the
F...
“ Teach your children and your family members with the best, and
educate them (instil in them Adab).”
((Hadith of the Prop...
“There is no gift (that you can give) to your children
better than (instilling in them) the good Adab.”
(Hadith of the Pro...
“Honour your children by (educating) instilling
in them the best Adab.”
(Hadith of the Prophet s.a.w. reported by Ibnu Maj...
“The sign of the truly learned is the
humility – in the presence of the All-
Knowing, being aware of the overall
Reality (...
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IN THE NAME OF ALLAH,
MOST COMPASSIONATE,
MOST MERCIFUL.
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IN THE NAME OF ALLAH,
MOST COMPASSIONATE,
MOST MERCIFUL.
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And [mention] w...
IN THE NAME OF ALLAH,
MOST COMPASSIONATE,
MOST MERCIFUL.
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IN THE NAME OF ALLAH,
MOST COMPASSIONATE,
MOST MERCIFUL.
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“Has there not ...
“Allah witnesses that there is no deity except Him, and [so
do] the angels and those of knowledge - [that He is]
maintaini...
Byretracingourlife,westartwithunderstandingourbasic
natureasahumanbeing-havinginherentpowersand
theirpotentialitiestobedev...
InourrelationshipregardingourEducation–weareto
encounter,i.e.assistedbyoureducators-withwhatis
referredtoas,“knowledge”.
A...
Yet,we arebornhelplessandhavetobecared,nurtured,tobe
inculcatedwithdiscipline,taughtanddeveloped byaMurabbi’
(EDUCATOR)–th...
THE WORLD
TIME
SELFBODY
TONGUE
MIND
DESIRE
HEART
NAFS al-AMMARAH
(Commanding self)
Link to various
Quwwah (powers):
[1] sh...
Islam: to submit the entire
self (body, tongue, heart and
Mind) – Freeing it from desire
which needs to always be guided
t...
“Educate (nurture) your children upon three things:
[1] To Love your Prophet (s.a.w.),
[2] And to love the Family members ...
THE WORLD
TIME
SELFBODY
TONGUE
MIND
DESIRE
HEART
Islam: to submit the entire
self (body, tongue, heart and
Mind) – Freeing...
ALLAH RASULULLAH
KNOWLEDGE
AL-QUR’AN
TEACHERS
THE WORLD
BODY
MIND
TONGUE
HEART
DESIRE
AS-SUNNAH
AHLIL-BAYTIHI
ASHAABIHI
PA...
Thus Education, from Islamic perspective, it must not be mere
learning of subjects but must have specific objectives i.e. ...
It begins with the most basic state of Islam (submission), which one
gradually progresses towards higher stations, culmina...
And it requires our adherence to a single consciousness – within a
TAUHEEDIC worldview – without ever being disloyal or fa...
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“Allah (SHAHIDA) witnesses that there is no deity except Him,
and [so do] the angels and those of knowledge - [that He is]...
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To strive with TAQWA, requires the presence of mind and
sobriety in our judgment (applying values), remembering every
aspe...
These, on the following charts, are the general overview of
whom we need to relate with our “ADAB” to – while we are in
th...
ONLY FOR THOSE MEANT TO BE SUBDUED
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SELF
ALLAH RASULULLAH
SIBLINGS
KNOWLEDGE
NEIGHBOURS
AL-QUR’AN
TEACHERS
FELLOW MUSLIMS
NON-MUSLIMS
THE WORLD
BODY
MIND
TONG...
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Say: “Have you ever considered [this]: If Allah had willed that there
should always be night about you, without break, unt...
Say: “Have you ever considered [this]: If Allah had willed that there
should always be daylight about you, without break, ...
“For it is out of His grace that He has made for you the night and
the day, so that you might rest therein as well as seek...
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“[NOW,] BEHOLD, Qarun was one of the people of Moses;
but he arrogantly exalted himself above them - simply
because We had...
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“Seek instead, by means of what Allah has granted
thee, [the good of] the life to come, without forgetting,
withal, thine ...
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“SUCH of the believers as remain passive - other than the
disabled - cannot be deemed equal to those who strive hard
in Al...
SELF
KNOWLEDGE
TEACHERS
THE WORLD
PARENTS
TIME
RELATIONSHIP IN WORKING LIFE
WEALTH
HEALTH
BE RESPONSIBLE TOWARDS ALL
CONTR...
SELF
KNOWLEDGE
TEACHERS
THE WORLD
PARENTS
TIME
EMPLOYER/EMPLOYEE
CO-WORKERS
RELATIONSHIP IN WORKING LIFE
WEALTH
HEALTH
“.....
SELF
KNOWLEDGE
TEACHERS
THE WORLD
PARENTS
TIME
EMPLOYER/EMPLOYEE
CO-WORKERS
RELATIONSHIP IN WORKING LIFE
WEALTH
SPOUSE
CHI...
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“O YOU who have attained to faith!
(AU-FU BIL-’UQUD) Be true to your covenants!
Lawful to you is the [flesh of every] beas...
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“BEHOLD, Allah bids you to deliver all that
you have been entrusted (AMAN...
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“O you who have attained to faith! Pay heed (obey)
unto Allah, and pay he...
“And nothing is the life of this world but a play and
a passing delight; and the life in the hereafter is by
far the bette...
“Well do We know that what such people say grieves
thee indeed: yet, behold, it is not thee to whom they give
the lie, but...
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“And, indeed, [even] before thy time have messengers
been given the lie, and they endured with patience all
those charges ...
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“Pulau pandan jauh ketengah,
Gunung Daik bercabang tiga,
Hancur badan dikandung tanah,
Budi baik dikenang juga”
“Island of...
“Tinggi sungguh gunung Daik,
Mercunya nampak terang berkilau,
Kalau asal benih yang baik,
Jatuh ke laut menjadi pulau.”
“M...
“Pisang emas bawa belayar,
Masak sebiji di atas peti,
Hutang emas boleh dibayar,
Hutang budi dibawa mati.”
“Golden banana ...
“Bunga melati bunga di darat,
Bunga seroja di tepi kali,
Hina besi kerana karat,
Hina manusia tidak berbudi.”
“Wide is the...
“Halia ini tanam-tanaman,
Ke barat juga akan rebahnya,
Dunia ini pinjam-pinjaman,
Ke akhirat juga akan sudahnya”
“Ginger i...
“Berburu ke padang datar,
Mendapat rusa belang kaki,
Berguru kepalang ajar,
Bagaikan bunga kembang tak jadi”
“To go huntin...
“Buah cempedak di luar pagar,
Ambilkan galah tolong jolokkan
Saya budak baru belajar,
Kalau salah tolong tunjukkan”
“Out o...
“Ke hulu memotong pagar,
Jangan terpotong batang durian,
Carilah guru tempat belajar,
Jangan menyesal dihari kemudian.”
“T...
“Anak teruna menanam betik,
Buah cempedak di dalam raga,
Apa guna berwajah cantik,
Kalau kurang budi bahasa.”
“A young man...
“Berakit-rakit ke-hulu,
Berenang-renang ke-tepian,
Bersakit-sakit dahulu,
Bersenang-senang kemudian”
“Rafting upriver to r...
“Orang Daik memacu kuda,
Kuda dipacu deras sekali,
Buat baik berpada-pada,
Buat jahat jangan sekali”
“People of Daik on ho...
Berbunga lebat pohon rambutan,
Hinggap tempua berjuntai kaki,
Bila dapat memandang rang bulan,
Jangan dilupa rumput di kak...
“Dikala pagi pergi berdagang,
Menyara hidup untuk keluarga,
Rela ku mati berputih tulang,
Dari hidup berputih mata.”
“Morn...
“Salam menghadap, hamba dan dayang,
Raja bermalam di dendang teruja,
Dalam kitab ada terlarang,
Perkara yang haram jangan ...
“ Gelama, senohong disalut lumpur,
Masak nasi santan biasa,
Apa guna sombong dan takbur,
Rosak hati badan binasa.”
“Fishin...
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“ALLURING unto man is the enjoyment of worldly
desires through women, and children, and heaped-
up treasures of gold and s...
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“Say: "Shall I tell you of better things than those
[earthly joys]? For the God-conscious (MUTTAQIN)
there are, with their...
“LET IT NOT deceive thee that those who are bent on
denying the truth seem to be able to do as they please on
earth: it is...
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“O MANKIND! Partake of what is lawful and
good on earth (HALALAN-TOYYIBATAN), and
follow not Satan's footsteps: for, veril...
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“Work for your worldly needs, as though you are going
to live forever, an...
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“What I have forbidden to you, avoid; what I have ordered
you [to do], do...
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“O YOU who have attained to faith! Do not devour
one another's possession...
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“There will come a time for mankind (in future),
when they (people) will ...
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“Verily, the flesh and blood which grew from partaking
food which are Har...
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“O you who have attained to faith! Partake of the good
things (TOYYIBAT) ...
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Say: "Verily, my Sustainer has forbidden only
shameful deeds (FAWAHISHA),...
“Blessed is He (Allah) in whose hand is dominion, and He is
over all things competent -[He] who created death and life to
...
“Allah keeps firm those who believe, with the firm word, in
worldly life and in the Hereafter. And Allah sends astray the
...
“Have you not considered those who exchanged the
favour of Allah for disbelief and settled their people [in]
the home of r...
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What is your ambition in life?
Is it ambition that leads to your career or your
career that leads to your ambition?
What d...
SELF
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SELF
RELIGION
DESIRES
FRIENDS
FAMILY
MEDIA
ROLE-MODELS
INTEREST
SUB-CULTURE
SOCIAL / POLITICAL
AWARENESS
CAREER GUIDES
AWA...
SELF
RELIGION
DESIRES
FRIENDS
FAMILY
MEDIA
ROLE-MODELS
INTEREST
SUB-CULTURE
SOCIAL / POLITICAL
AWARENESS
CAREER GUIDES
AWA...
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“And [tell them that] I have not created the invisible
beings and men to any end other than that they may
[know and] worsh...
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“HAS THERE [not] been an endless span of time before
man [appeared - a time] when he was not yet a thing
to be thought of?...
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“O YOU who have attained to faith! Shall I point out to
you a bargain that will save you from grievous suffering
[in this ...
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“[If you do so,] He will forgive you your sins, and [in the life
to come] will admit you into gardens through which runnin...
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“[But] do you think that you could enter paradise
without having suffered like those [believers] who
passed away before yo...
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“LET IT NOT deceive thee that those who are bent on
denying the truth seem to be able to do as they please
on earth: it is...
SELF-ACTUALIZATION WITH ‘SHAHADATAIN’
Esteem,
Love / belonging
Safety,
Physiological,
GUIDED BY THE “SHARI’AH”
RIGHTEOUSNE...
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to rehearse to them Hi...
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them: for He alo...
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religion(Deen); and f...
“Among the believers are men who have [always] been true
to what they have vowed before Allah: Of them some have
fulfilled...
“And be patient (persevere) and your patience is not but by (the
assistance of) Allah, and grieve not for them, and do not...
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  1. 1. LESSON # 14 EPILOGUE ADAB IN WORKING LIFE 3RD RUN OF THE MODULE 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 started 18 January 2014 IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOST COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFUL. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014) UPDATED – 17 MAY 2014 Topic for 17 May 2014 ADAB (Part 2) -The continuation
  2. 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 All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  3. 3. “We are (much) in need of a little adab, from (that of) going out (seeking) after much of ‘ilm (knowledge)” – Imam ‘Abdullah al-Mubarak All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  4. 4. Information gathered are like pieces of jig-saw puzzle. It may seem quite easy to get them, especially when they seemed to be scattered about almost everywhere. 5All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)
  5. 5. Some people are keen to only gather them, to pick them up, to steal these pieces, and are obsessed with merely having as much of them as possible – not realizing its true meaning, its true significance, its true place and purpose. 6All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)
  6. 6. Thus, some people may feel that they have ‘knowledge’, whereas what they possess may just be merely ‘information’. 7All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)
  7. 7. Actually by “knowledge”, we are referring to the relevant “meaning of that subject that we seek to acquire, arriving in our soul ...” 8All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)
  8. 8. The “Soul” (or sometimes referred to as the ‘heart’, ‘mind’ or ‘intellect’) is the spiritual Self of who we are - our cognitive essence, capable of knowing and of learning. 9All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)
  9. 9. When we speak of “knowledge” as referring to “meaning” , it is: “ ... the arrival of meaning of not just the subject per se, but how it relates to whatever knowledge which we already possess within our soul.” 10All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)
  10. 10. Thus education is said to be “organic” liken to a living organism – which pertains to the growth of our soul. Education is not a mechanical construct, but it entails nurturing of something with Life – educators to be likened as the gardeners not engineers. 11All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)
  11. 11. Actually, (in Islamic education), when acquiring any pieces of it (information), you (as students) should also be learning what its meaning and significance is, and how it is to be applied (fixed) unto what you already possess thus far – increasing your growth. 12All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)
  12. 12. This can only be possible when such pieces are given to you by one who has true ownership of these, and who consents to give them to you and helps you with how you should understand them, and to form (or attach) them unto your own overall worldview. 13All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)
  13. 13. Thus, you must also be learning from the right person, i.e. those who has ‘seen’ the full - the completed picture. Only they are the ones who can rightfully teach you how you are to make each pieces to become meaningful to what you already possess. 14All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)
  14. 14. And the manner or approach towards making it meaningful (enlightening), may be seen from various perspectives (angles) amongst fellow students in the same class, because each student may have a limited vision of what the teacher was teaching. 15All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)
  15. 15. Thus traditional teachers often encourage revision – (if individually, the Malay term used, that I remember was “menderas”), or if in group discussion, as “halaqah” (study circle). Group sharing exercise, enhances your learning. 16All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)
  16. 16. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  17. 17. Hadith from Ibn Mas’ud r.a.: “Verily! The Qur’an is Allah’s Banquet on earth, so learn thoroughly, then, from (or of) His Banquet.” [1] [1] S.M.Naquib Al-Attas “Islam and Secularism” page 150 TASAWWUR ISLAM All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  18. 18. Thus,“ Adab” in the original basic sense (in Arabic) as it is applied in this Hadith (MA’DABAH) is the “inviting to a banquet.” The idea of a banquet implies the host is a man of honour and prestige, and that many people are present; that the people who are present are those who in the host’s estimation are deserving of the honour of the invitation, and they are therefore people of refined qualities and upbringing who are expected to behave as befits their station, in speech, conduct and etiquette.” [1] [1] S.M.Naquib Al-Attas “Islam and Secularism” page 149 TASAWWUR ISLAM All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  19. 19. TASAWWUR ISLAM
  20. 20. TASAWWUR ISLAM
  21. 21. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013) Every tree begun from a seed, and would grow in stages – from seedling into a plant which from its onset develops several important crucial components viz. Its roots, its stems which then grow into trunk and branches, its barks and leaves etc. All of these has to be nurtured and let to grow in tandem – as and when conditions permits. If any of these is neglected, or process for their growth stymied to only allow one component to be fully developed without these others – then the tree may be harmed.
  22. 22. 23 CURRICULUM ON ISLAM AT INTERMEDIATE LEVEL ( FOLLOW-UP FARDHU ‘AIN ) INDEED...A LIFE-LONGMUSLIMS’EDUCATION! All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2013
  23. 23. ‘ILM TAUHEED - ‘AQIDAH (Creed or Theology) Purpose / Objective Development of Certainty (Belief) Awareness of Reality / Truth Develop discernment between Truth & Falsehood, What is involved? ‘Aql - (proper use of Reason / Intellect) Fitrah - Instincts & innate feeling (perception) Tauqifiy – Revelations & reliable traditions What is the Effect? To develop firm conviction, strong principle, Commitment to concept of Unity & Justice of Allah (Tauheed); knowing the true purpose, role and Destiny of Man. 24 Tauheedic paradigm All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2013
  24. 24. ‘ILM TAUHIID - ‘AQIDAH (Creed or Theology) Purpose / Objective Development of Certainty (Belief) Awareness of Reality / Truth Develop discernment between Truth & Falsehood, What is involved? ‘Aql - (proper use of Reason / Intellect) Fitrah - Instincts & innate feeling (perception) Tauqifiy – Revelations & reliable traditions What is the Effect? To develop firm conviction, strong principle, Commitment to concept of Unity & Justice of Allah (Tauheed); knowing the true purpose, role and Destiny of Man. 25 RELEVANT COMPLEMENTARY KNOWLEDGE: Languages, Logic & philosophy, Epistemology, Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Physical sciences, Astronomy, Geology, History, Anthropology, Marine & Space, Etc. Tauheedic paradigm All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2013
  25. 25. ‘ILM FIQH (Practical Laws for life; Learning of the Shari’ah) Purpose / Objective Development of Correct Practices; Submission & Obedience to Will of Allah (Islam) What is involved? Knowing the law, rules as Guidance to every aspect of life Capability to implementing them in life What is the Effect? To develop a community of people, Inviting to what is good Enjoining what is right, and forbidding evil, Advocating the fulfilment of AMANAH (Trust) As Allah’s Khalifah (vicegerent), Establishing the Brotherhood of Man in The servitude of One God. 26 Tauheedic paradigm All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2013
  26. 26. ‘ILM FIQH (Practical Laws for life; Learning of the Shari’ah) Purpose / Objective Development of Correct Practices; Submission & Obedience to Will of Allah (Islam) What is involved? Knowing the law, rules as Guidance to every aspect of life Capability to implementing them in life What is the Effect? To develop a community of people, Inviting to what is good Enjoining what is right, and forbidding evil, Advocating the fulfilment of AMANAH (Trust) As Allah’s Khalifah (vicegerent), Establishing the Brotherhood of Man in The servitude of One God. 27 BROAD EXTENT OF TOPICS COVERED IN FIQH ‘ibadah (personal devotion / worship) Muamalah (social transaction) Munakahah (Marriage & family) Irth / fara’id (Distribution of wealth) Jinayah (crimes & punishment) Qodha’iyah (judiciary) jihad / Da’wah (struggle in war & peace) imarah (Leadership/government) Tauheedic paradigm All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2013
  27. 27. ‘ILM FIQH (Practical Laws for life; Learning of the Shari’ah) Purpose / Objective Development of Correct Practices; Submission & Obedience to Will of Allah (Islam) What is involved? Knowing the law, rules as Guidance to every aspect of life Capability to implementing them in life What is the Effect? To develop a community of people, Inviting to what is good Enjoining what is right, and forbidding evil, Advocating the fulfilment of AMANAH (Trust) As Allah’s Khalifah (vicegerent), Establishing the Brotherhood of Man in The servitude of One God. 28 RELEVANT COMPLEMENTARY KNOWLEDGE: All applied sciences, technology and skills, knowledge of economics, politics, social & administrative sciences etc. that can assist in the fulfilment of establishing justice, order, peace, harmony, prosperity, physical with moral progress, and the well-being of Man & society, etc. Tauheedic paradigm All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2013
  28. 28. ‘ILM AKHLAQ / TASAWWUF / IRFAN (Science of human Disposition/ Sufism) Purpose / Objective Development of Righteous Personality Purification/perfection of the Self What is involved? Reforming or purification of the Self (Nafs) Best behaviour in relationship with Allah, within oneself, and with others. Knowledge of Self and of Allah (Gnosis) What is the Effect? Development of Most noble personality traits Founded on Love of Allah, of all His prophets [Nabiyyin] especially the Seal of Prophethood Muhammad s.a.w., his Household [itrah or Ahlul-bayti wa Aali -Rasul] and loyal Companions [Ashaab], In fellowship with the Truthful [siddiqqin], the Witnesses & martyrs [shuhada] and the Righteous servants of Allah [Solihin]; Striving to purify the Self (Nafs) and adorning it with the Exalted Moral traits of Our Beloved Prophet Muhammad s.a.w. (The Perfected Man – “Insan Kaamil”) 29 Tauheedic paradigm All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2013
  29. 29. ‘ILM AKHLAQ / TASAWWUF / IRFAN (Science of human Disposition/ Sufism) Purpose / Objective Development of Righteous Personality Purification/perfection of the Self What is involved? Reforming or purification of the Self (Nafs) Best behaviour in relationship with Allah, within oneself, and with others. Knowledge of Self and of Allah (Gnosis) What is the Effect? Development of Most noble personality traits Founded on Love of Allah, of all His prophets [Nabiyyin] especially the Seal of Prophethood Muhammad s.a.w., his Household [itrah or Ahlul-bayti wa Aali -Rasul] and loyal Companions [Ashaab], In fellowship with the Truthful [siddiqqin], the Witnesses & martyrs [shuhada] and the Righteous servants of Allah [Solihin]; Striving to purify the Self (Nafs) and adorning it with the Exalted Moral traits of Our Beloved Prophet Muhammad s.a.w. (The Perfected Man – “Insan Kaamil”) 30 RELEVANT COMPLEMENTARY KNOWLEDGE: This aspect of development requires practical behaviour, the aspect of being and becoming. Its area of development is the inner Self, the ‘human psyche’ or the state of the Soul reflected in his Disposition (Akhlaq). Therefore, the close equivalent may perhaps be ‘human’ psychology, behavioural sciences, manners & discipline, etc. Tauheedic paradigm All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2013
  30. 30. “ Educators are like gardeners, the best of them are the local gardeners with the most experience, who have been living with and nurturing the plants and being the caretaker of its ornaments. Although they are often unassuming by avoiding the gaze of people admiring the garden, yet ignoring them is indeed ignorant heedlessness, compounded with ingratitude, while preferring others less able over them is injustice ” 'If you are grateful, I will surely increase you [in favour]; but if you deny, indeed, My punishment is severe” (Qur’an: Surah Ibrahim: 14: 7) IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOST COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFUL AN-NASEEHAH Sincere Advice All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  31. 31. TASAWWUR ISLAM
  32. 32. “Ta’-dib” ( ) – preferred term for ‘education’, from the term ‘Adab’ ( ) meaning: – “good breeding, nurture, manners, refinement, cultured, decorum, propriety, social grace, educated, etc.” TASAWWUR ISLAM
  33. 33. “From amongst the rights of a children upon their parents are, that they be instilled (to be educated by them) with Adab and to be given a good name.” (Hadith of the Prophet s.a.w. reported by Baihaqy from Ibnu ‘Abbas r.a.) TASAWWUR ISLAM
  34. 34. “Educate (nurture – ‘addibu’) your children with the best education (ADAB).” (Hadith of the Prophet s.a.w. narrated by Ibnu Majah) TASAWWUR ISLAM
  35. 35. “My Lord educated me, and made my education most excellent.” (Hadith) TASAWWUR ISLAM
  36. 36. “Educate (nurture with Adab – ‘addibu ’) your children upon three things: To Love your Prophet (s.a.w.), and to love the Family members of his household (Aali Muhammad), and (learn) to recite Al-Qur’an.” (Hadith of the Prophet s.a.w. narrated by Tabrani) TASAWWUR ISLAM
  37. 37. “ Teach your children and your family members with the best, and educate them (instil in them Adab).” ((Hadith of the Prophet s.a.w. reported by ‘Abdur Razaq and Sa’id ibn Manshur as quoted by Dr. ‘Abdullah Nashih ‘Ulwan) TASAWWUR ISLAM
  38. 38. “There is no gift (that you can give) to your children better than (instilling in them) the good Adab.” (Hadith of the Prophet reported by Tirmidzi ) TASAWWUR ISLAM
  39. 39. “Honour your children by (educating) instilling in them the best Adab.” (Hadith of the Prophet s.a.w. reported by Ibnu Majah from Ibnu ‘Abbas r.a.) TASAWWUR ISLAM
  40. 40. “The sign of the truly learned is the humility – in the presence of the All- Knowing, being aware of the overall Reality (HAQIQAH) in His Divine plan – and striving to act with utmost justice and decorum accordingly – While those who are heedless and arrogant may be said to breach the ADAB” TASAWWUR ISLAM
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  42. 42. IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOST COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFUL. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  43. 43. IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOST COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFUL. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012) And [mention] when your Lord took from the children of Adam - from their loins - their descendants and made them testify of themselves, [saying to them], "Am I not your Lord?" They said, "Yes, we have testified." [This] - lest you should say on the day of Resurrection, "Indeed, we were of this unaware." (Qur’an: A’raf: 7: 172)
  44. 44. IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOST COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFUL. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  45. 45. IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOST COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFUL. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012) “Has there not been over Man a long period of Time, when he was nothing--(not even) mentioned?― Verily We created Man from a drop of mingled sperm, in order to try him: so We gave him (the gifts), of Hearing and Sight. We showed him the Way: whether he be grateful or ungrateful (rests on his will).” (Qur’an: Al-Insan: 76: 1-3)
  46. 46. “Allah witnesses that there is no deity except Him, and [so do] the angels and those of knowledge - [that He is] maintaining [creation] in justice (QISTw). There is no deity except Him, the Exalted in Might, the Wise." (Qur’an: Aali ‘Imran: 3: 18) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  47. 47. Byretracingourlife,westartwithunderstandingourbasic natureasahumanbeing-havinginherentpowersand theirpotentialitiestobedeveloped. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  48. 48. InourrelationshipregardingourEducation–weareto encounter,i.e.assistedbyoureducators-withwhatis referredtoas,“knowledge”. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  49. 49. Yet,we arebornhelplessandhavetobecared,nurtured,tobe inculcatedwithdiscipline,taughtanddeveloped byaMurabbi’ (EDUCATOR)–thefirstofwhomareourPARENTS. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  50. 50. THE WORLD TIME SELFBODY TONGUE MIND DESIRE HEART NAFS al-AMMARAH (Commanding self) Link to various Quwwah (powers): [1] shahwiyya (desires) [2] ghadabiyya (anger) [3] Wahmiyah (imaginative) [4] ‘aqliyya (thoughts) 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. AD-DEENUL-ISLAM All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  51. 51. 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 WORLD TIME SELFBODY TONGUE MIND DESIRE HEART Obedience to Parents and teachers Beginning of education: [1] Tarbiyya pertains to training of the soul still attached to desires, etc. Teacher/Educator: [1] Parent [2] Teacher Although ultimate is Knowledge, (both theoretical and practical) – initial disciplining, rote learning, memorization, etc. may be crucial. PARENTS TEACHERS KNOWLEDGE Relationship with the Parents and Teacher All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  52. 52. “Educate (nurture) your children upon three things: [1] To Love your Prophet (s.a.w.), [2] And to love the Family members of his household (Aali Muhammad), [3] and (learn) to recite Al-Qur’an.” (Hadith narrated by Tabrani) SELF KNOWLEDGE TEACHERS THE WORLD PARENTS TIME ASHAABIHI AL-QUR’AN AS-SUNNAHRelationship towards the Prophet s.a.w. his household & companions, and reciting al-Qur’an HISTORY *Seerah Tashri’ Tabaqat Islamic S.E. Asia The World All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012) RASULULLAH AHLIL-BAYTIHI
  53. 53. THE WORLD TIME SELFBODY TONGUE MIND DESIRE HEART 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. ALLAH RASULULLAH HEREAFTER AL-QUR’AN AS-SUNNAH All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  54. 54. ALLAH RASULULLAH KNOWLEDGE AL-QUR’AN TEACHERS THE WORLD BODY MIND TONGUE HEART DESIRE AS-SUNNAH AHLIL-BAYTIHI ASHAABIHI PARENTS HEREAFTER TIME 55 WHAT ISLAM ?: Adab demands that we know this religion “Deen of Al-Islam” as only that which has been faithfully transmitted (connected) through the unbroken the chains of generations of ‘students- teachers- scholars’ up to the Prophet s.a.a.w. IMAM MADZAAHIB AL-‘ULAMA All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012) SELF
  55. 55. Thus Education, from Islamic perspective, it must not be mere learning of subjects but must have specific objectives i.e. towards fulfilment of obligations which has to be carried out in our Being (thoughts, words and deeds) – but not divorced (dichotomised) from the bigger objective or purpose of our being a Muslim. These obligations are what have been fixed (FARDH) or ruled as such (WAJIB) by Allah and is Messenger s.a.a.w. - dependent upon our condition, situation and state of Being (spiritual station – ‘HAAL’ or ‘MAQOM’). All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  56. 56. It begins with the most basic state of Islam (submission), which one gradually progresses towards higher stations, culminating with TAQWA – the state which Allah distinguishes difference in nobility amongst mankind. And the reality (HAQIQAH) of our existence is that we are always being tested in matter of our relationships – from inner to outer, from creations to the Creator, from self to family, to neighbours, to society, to nations, to world and beyond – from the world to the Hereafter, etc. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  57. 57. And it requires our adherence to a single consciousness – within a TAUHEEDIC worldview – without ever being disloyal or false to our claim of being Witnesses to Allah’s Absolute Oneness and gratefully acknowledging His Compassionate Justice (QISTw). Thus beginning with inculcation of foundational basic knowledge of Islam – ‘ULUM AD-DEEN, the quantum may be increased and more importantly, the quality of state of being (HAAL) of a Muslim - may always change, increase/decrease. An important bestowal that we seek from Allah in this pursuit towards excellence is “ISTIQOMAH ” – when Allah grant us firmness in our station (MAQOM) thus attained. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  59. 59. “Allah (SHAHIDA) witnesses that there is no deity except Him, and [so do] the angels and those of knowledge - [that He is] maintaining [creation] in justice (QISTw). There is no deity except Him, the Exalted in Might, the Wise. Indeed, the religion in the sight of Allah is AL-ISLAM. And those who were given the Scripture did not differ except after knowledge had come to them - out of jealous animosity between themselves. And whoever disbelieves in the verses of Allah, then indeed, Allah is swift in [taking] account.” (Qur’an: Aali ‘Imran: 3: 18-19) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  61. 61. To strive with TAQWA, requires the presence of mind and sobriety in our judgment (applying values), remembering every aspects or thing which are important and relevant towards the truth and our well-being in the scheme of life we make for ourselves. Islam teaches Muslims that for every matter, things, situation, circumstance we encounter or are connected in life- relationship, there are always a ruling (HUKM’) which we may be made to be accountable (under SHARI’AH) in how we fulfill our respected responsibilities towards them. ADAB is to know their place and to treat them respectfully and rightfully. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  62. 62. These, on the following charts, are the general overview of whom we need to relate with our “ADAB” to – while we are in this world. To know their places and accord them their due. It is suggested that for which ever lessons, mind-map should be drawn and annotated wherever relevant as we go along. The subject matter may seem disparate, but actually they are interconnected wholistically – i.e. connected to the Divine Plan. The wholistic bigger picture (worldview) must not be ignored. For “we are in the world but not of this world.” WaAllaahu a’lam. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  63. 63. ONLY FOR THOSE MEANT TO BE SUBDUED All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  64. 64. SELF ALLAH RASULULLAH SIBLINGS KNOWLEDGE NEIGHBOURS AL-QUR’AN TEACHERS FELLOW MUSLIMS NON-MUSLIMS THE WORLD BODY MIND TONGUE HEART DESIRE AS-SUNNAH AHLIL-BAYTIHI ASHAABIHI IMAM MADZAAHIB FRIENDS CO-WORKERS SPOUSE CHILDREN PARENTS WEALTH STATUS HEREAFTER TIME HEALTH AL-‘ULAMA CLASSMATES EMPLOYER/EMPLOYEE ANCESTORS AD-DA’WAH AL-UMMAH HISTORY MUJAAHID AMBITIONS IN-LAWS NGO’s/GO’s 65 APPENDIX All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  66. 66. Say: “Have you ever considered [this]: If Allah had willed that there should always be night about you, without break, until the Day of Resurrection - is there any deity other than Allah that could bring you light? Will you not, then, listen [to the truth]?” (Qur’an: Qasas: 28: 71) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  67. 67. Say: “Have you ever considered [this]: If Allah had willed that there should always be daylight about you, without break, until the Day of Resurrection - is there any deity other than Allah that could bring you [the darkness of] night, wherein you might rest? Will you not, then, see [the truth]?” (Qur’an: Qasas: 28: 72) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  68. 68. “For it is out of His grace that He has made for you the night and the day, so that you might rest therein as well as seek to obtain [what you need] of His bounty: and [He gave you all this] so that you might have cause to be grateful.” (Qur’an: Qasas: 28: 73) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  70. 70. “[NOW,] BEHOLD, Qarun was one of the people of Moses; but he arrogantly exalted himself above them - simply because We had granted him such riches that his treasure- chests alone would surely have been too heavy a burden for a troop of ten men or even more. When [they perceived his arrogance,] his people said unto him: “Exult not [in thy wealth], for, verily, Allah does not love those who exult [in things vain]!” (Qur’an: Qasas: 28: 76) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  72. 72. “Seek instead, by means of what Allah has granted thee, [the good of] the life to come, without forgetting, withal, thine own [rightful] share in this world; and do good [unto others] as Allah has done good unto thee; and seek not to spread corruption on earth: for, verily, Allah does not love the spreaders of corruption!” (Qur’an: Qasas: 28: 77) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  74. 74. “SUCH of the believers as remain passive - other than the disabled - cannot be deemed equal to those who strive hard in Allah's cause with their possessions and their lives: Allah has exalted those who strive hard with their possessions and their lives far above those who remain passive. Although Allah has promised the ultimate good unto all [believers], yet has Allah exalted those who strive hard above those who remain passive by [promising them] a mighty reward -” (Qur’an: An-Nisa’: 4: 95) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  75. 75. SELF KNOWLEDGE TEACHERS THE WORLD PARENTS TIME RELATIONSHIP IN WORKING LIFE WEALTH HEALTH BE RESPONSIBLE TOWARDS ALL CONTRACTS AND OBLIGATIONS “.. fulfil (all) obligations” (Qur’an: Maidah : 5: 1) ALLAH RASULULLAH AMBITIONS HEREAFTER “Be conscious of Allah (TAQWA) wherever you may be,... (Hadith of the Prophet reported by Tabrani) CLASSMATES SIBLINGS NEIGHBOURS All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  76. 76. SELF KNOWLEDGE TEACHERS THE WORLD PARENTS TIME EMPLOYER/EMPLOYEE CO-WORKERS RELATIONSHIP IN WORKING LIFE WEALTH HEALTH “.. fulfil (all) obligations” (Qur’an: Maidah : 5: 1) ALLAH RASULULLAH FRIENDS AMBITIONS HEREAFTER “Be conscious of Allah (TAQWA) wherever you may be,... (Hadith of the Prophet reported by Tabrani) BE RESPONSIBLE TOWARDS ALL CONTRACTS AND OBLIGATIONS All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012) SIBLINGS
  77. 77. SELF KNOWLEDGE TEACHERS THE WORLD PARENTS TIME EMPLOYER/EMPLOYEE CO-WORKERS RELATIONSHIP IN WORKING LIFE WEALTH SPOUSE CHILDREN HEALTH “.. fulfil (all) obligations” (Qur’an: Maidah : 5: 1) ALLAH RASULULLAH FRIENDS AMBITIONS HEREAFTER “Be conscious of Allah (TAQWA) wherever you may be,... (Hadith of the Prophet reported by Tabrani) BE RESPONSIBLE TOWARDS ALL CONTRACTS AND OBLIGATIONS All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012) SIBLINGS IN-LAWS
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  80. 80. “O YOU who have attained to faith! (AU-FU BIL-’UQUD) Be true to your covenants! Lawful to you is the [flesh of every] beast that feeds on plants, save what is mentioned to you [hereinafter]: but you are not allowed to hunt while you are in the state of pilgrimage. Behold, Allah ordains in accordance with His will.” (Qur’an: Maa-idah: 5: 1) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  82. 82. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012) “BEHOLD, Allah bids you to deliver all that you have been entrusted (AMANAH) with unto those who are entitled thereto, and whenever you judge between people, to judge with justice (‘ADL). Verily, most excellent is what Allah exhorts you to do: verily, Allah is all-hearing, all-seeing!” (Qur’an: An-Nisa’: 4: 58)
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  84. 84. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012) “O you who have attained to faith! Pay heed (obey) unto Allah, and pay heed (obey) unto the Messenger and unto those from among you who have been entrusted with authority; and if you are at variance over any matter, refer it unto Allah and the Messenger, if you [truly] believe in Allah and the Last Day. This is the best [for you], and best in the end.” (Qur’an: An-Nisa’: 4: 59)
  85. 85. “And nothing is the life of this world but a play and a passing delight; and the life in the hereafter is by far the better for all who are conscious of Allah. Will you not, then, use your reason?” (Qur’an: An-’am: 6: 32) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  86. 86. “Well do We know that what such people say grieves thee indeed: yet, behold, it is not thee to whom they give the lie, but Allah’s messages do these evildoers deny.” (Qur’an: An-’am: 6: 33) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  88. 88. “And, indeed, [even] before thy time have messengers been given the lie, and they endured with patience all those charges of falsehood, and all the hurt done to them, till succour came unto them from Us: for there is no power that could alter [the outcome of] Allah's promises. And some of the histories of those messengers have already come within thy ken.” (Qur’an: An-’am: 6: 34)
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  90. 90. “Pulau pandan jauh ketengah, Gunung Daik bercabang tiga, Hancur badan dikandung tanah, Budi baik dikenang juga” “Island of Pandan glistens in the wave, Mountain of Daik with three peaks appeared, Though our body be destroyed completely in the grave, But our deeds of kindness will forever be remembered” All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  91. 91. “Tinggi sungguh gunung Daik, Mercunya nampak terang berkilau, Kalau asal benih yang baik, Jatuh ke laut menjadi pulau.” “Majestic is mount Daik with awe and radiance, With the sun atop its peak they appear to merge, If a seed is truly derived from that of excellence, When thrown in the sea an island will emerge” All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  92. 92. “Pisang emas bawa belayar, Masak sebiji di atas peti, Hutang emas boleh dibayar, Hutang budi dibawa mati.” “Golden banana for a journey is laid, One is ripen upon a crate aplenty , Debt in gold can certainly be repaid, But the debt of kindness is to be borne for eternity” All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  93. 93. “Bunga melati bunga di darat, Bunga seroja di tepi kali, Hina besi kerana karat, Hina manusia tidak berbudi.” “Wide is the fragrance a jasmine cast, The lotus excel in its beauty and purity, Iron is despised because of its rust, A person is despised for lacking in morality” All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  94. 94. “Halia ini tanam-tanaman, Ke barat juga akan rebahnya, Dunia ini pinjam-pinjaman, Ke akhirat juga akan sudahnya” “Ginger is a plant that grows in clumps, Towards the west it’s shoot will turn, Life in this world is but on borrowed times, For the Hereafter is where all must eternally return” All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  95. 95. “Berburu ke padang datar, Mendapat rusa belang kaki, Berguru kepalang ajar, Bagaikan bunga kembang tak jadi” “To go hunting on the plains deserted, Tracking a deer till it meet its doom, If in learning one is lazy, dull and half-hearted, Like flower that wilted as bud, before it can ever bloom.” All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  96. 96. “Buah cempedak di luar pagar, Ambilkan galah tolong jolokkan Saya budak baru belajar, Kalau salah tolong tunjukkan” “Out on the fence a jackfruit is leaning, To pull it with a pole the fruit can be harvested, I am just a learner very new to this learning, Hoping to be corrected wherever I have erred.” All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  97. 97. “Ke hulu memotong pagar, Jangan terpotong batang durian, Carilah guru tempat belajar, Jangan menyesal dihari kemudian.” “The fence needs cutting as well as cleaning, But do not destroy the branch of the durian tree, Seek out a teacher to guide you in your learning, Lest great is the regret, your future will be.” All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  98. 98. “Anak teruna menanam betik, Buah cempedak di dalam raga, Apa guna berwajah cantik, Kalau kurang budi bahasa.” “A young man planted a papaya tree, A jackfruit is placed inside a basket, What is the use having only physical beauty, When you lack humanity, culture and etiquette ” All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  99. 99. “Berakit-rakit ke-hulu, Berenang-renang ke-tepian, Bersakit-sakit dahulu, Bersenang-senang kemudian” “Rafting upriver to reach the forest trees, Swimming to the beach to rest on the sand, So patiently persevere all initial difficulties. To certainly attain the happiness in the end.” All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  100. 100. “Orang Daik memacu kuda, Kuda dipacu deras sekali, Buat baik berpada-pada, Buat jahat jangan sekali” “People of Daik on horses in a valley , Racing on their steed in rows of two, Spread you goodness with wisdom appropriately, Not a single deed of evil must you ever do.” All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  101. 101. Berbunga lebat pohon rambutan, Hinggap tempua berjuntai kaki, Bila dapat memandang rang bulan, Jangan dilupa rumput di kaki.” “The bloom of the flower on the rambutan tree, The weaver bird’s nesting is amazing indeed, When you can marvel at the full moon and its beauty, Forget not the grass which humbly lay at your feet ” All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  102. 102. “Dikala pagi pergi berdagang, Menyara hidup untuk keluarga, Rela ku mati berputih tulang, Dari hidup berputih mata.” “Morning to the market where trading is assured, Seeking provision for family not for fame, Honouring justice and truth, death is preferred, Rather than life of self-pity, perpetually in shame.” All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  103. 103. “Salam menghadap, hamba dan dayang, Raja bermalam di dendang teruja, Dalam kitab ada terlarang, Perkara yang haram jangan dicuba.” “ With looks so dignified, all the servant and maiden, With manners and charm, before the resting king, The Book (Qur’an) has clarified all that is forbidden, Whatever is ‘haram’ therefore, refrain yourself from doing” All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  104. 104. “ Gelama, senohong disalut lumpur, Masak nasi santan biasa, Apa guna sombong dan takbur, Rosak hati badan binasa.” “Fishing for trout from the muddy river, Coconut milk with rice, the usual way of cooking, Avoid being proud and arrogance in behaviour, Such corrupted heart destroys, your entire being” All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
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  106. 106. “ALLURING unto man is the enjoyment of worldly desires through women, and children, and heaped- up treasures of gold and silver, and horses of high mark, and cattle, and lands. All this may be enjoyed in the life of this world - but the most beauteous of all goals is with Allah.” (Qur’an: Aali ‘Imran: 3: 14) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  108. 108. “Say: "Shall I tell you of better things than those [earthly joys]? For the God-conscious (MUTTAQIN) there are, with their Sustainer, gardens through which running waters flow, therein to abide, and spouses pure, and Allah's goodly acceptance." And Allah sees all that is in [the hearts of] His servants -.” (Qur’an: Aali ‘Imran: 3: 15) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  109. 109. “LET IT NOT deceive thee that those who are bent on denying the truth seem to be able to do as they please on earth: it is [but] a brief enjoyment, with hell thereafter as their goal - and how vile a resting place! -” (Qur’an: Aali ‘Imran: 3: 196-197) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  111. 111. “O MANKIND! Partake of what is lawful and good on earth (HALALAN-TOYYIBATAN), and follow not Satan's footsteps: for, verily, he is your open foe, and bids you only to do evil, and to commit deeds of abomination, and to attribute unto Allah something of which you have no knowledge.” (Qur’an: Baqarah: 2: 168-169) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  112. 112. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011) “Work for your worldly needs, as though you are going to live forever, and strive (also to prepare) for your Hereafter, as though you are going to die tomorrow.” (Hadith reported by Baihaqy)
  113. 113. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011) “What I have forbidden to you, avoid; what I have ordered you [to do], do as much of it as you can. It was only their excessive questioning and their disagreeing with their Prophets that destroyed those who came before you.” (Hadith reported by Bukhary & Muslim)
  114. 114. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  115. 115. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012) “O YOU who have attained to faith! Do not devour one another's possessions wrongfully - not even by way of trade based on mutual agreement - and do not destroy one another: for, behold, Allah is indeed a dispenser of grace unto you! And as for him who does this with malicious intent and a will to do wrong - him shall We, in time, cause to endure [suffering through] fire: for this is indeed easy for Allah.” (Qur’an: An-Nisa’: 4: 29-30)
  116. 116. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011) “There will come a time for mankind (in future), when they (people) will not care how they work (to get their wealth), whether it is Halal (through legal means) or Haram (through illicit ways)” (Hadith reported by Bukhary and an-Nasa-i)
  117. 117. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011) “Verily, the flesh and blood which grew from partaking food which are Haram (forbidden) will never enter the Paradise. The fire (of Hell) is most appropriate for such.” (Hadith reported by Tirmidzi and Ibnu Hibban)
  118. 118. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  119. 119. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012) “O you who have attained to faith! Partake of the good things (TOYYIBAT) which We have provided for you as sustenance, and render thanks unto Allah (SHUKRULLAH), if it is [truly] Him that you worship. He has forbidden to you only carrion, and blood, and the flesh of swine, and that over which any name other than Allah's has been invoked; but if one is driven by necessity - neither coveting it nor exceeding his immediate need -no sin shall be upon him: for, behold, Allah is much-forgiving, a dispenser of grace.” (Qur’an: Baqarah: 2: 172-173)
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  121. 121. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012) Say: "Verily, my Sustainer has forbidden only shameful deeds (FAWAHISHA), be they open or secret, and [every kind of] sinning (ITHMI), and unjustified envy (BAGHY), and the ascribing of divinity to aught beside Him (SHIRK) - since He has never bestowed any warrant thereof from on high and the attributing unto Allah of aught of which you have no knowledge.“ (Qur’an: A’raf: 7: 33)
  122. 122. “Blessed is He (Allah) in whose hand is dominion, and He is over all things competent -[He] who created death and life to test you [as to] which of you is best in deed - and He is the Exalted in Might, the Forgiving -.” (Qur’an: Mulk: 67: 1-2) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  123. 123. “Allah keeps firm those who believe, with the firm word, in worldly life and in the Hereafter. And Allah sends astray the wrongdoers. And Allah does what He wills.” (Qur’an: Ibrahim: 14: 27) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  124. 124. “Have you not considered those who exchanged the favour of Allah for disbelief and settled their people [in] the home of ruin?” (Qur’an: Ibrahim: 14: 28) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  126. 126. What is your ambition in life? Is it ambition that leads to your career or your career that leads to your ambition? What do we really want in life? Do we have a choice? Am I in control? Are my ambition consistent with my true aim in life? How do I re-align my career ambition towards conforming with my life aim? All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  127. 127. SELF All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  128. 128. SELF RELIGION DESIRES FRIENDS FAMILY MEDIA ROLE-MODELS INTEREST SUB-CULTURE SOCIAL / POLITICAL AWARENESS CAREER GUIDES AWARENESS OF HISTORY TEACHERS ECONOMIC CIRCUMSTANCES SCHOOL STREAMING ACQUAINTANCE All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012) COMMUNITY
  129. 129. SELF RELIGION DESIRES FRIENDS FAMILY MEDIA ROLE-MODELS INTEREST SUB-CULTURE SOCIAL / POLITICAL AWARENESS CAREER GUIDES AWARENESS OF HISTORY TEACHERS ECONOMIC CIRCUMSTANCES Actually we are all seeking after “HAPPINESS” … but what is happiness? SCHOOL STREAMING ACQUAINTANCE All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  132. 132. “And [tell them that] I have not created the invisible beings and men to any end other than that they may [know and] worship Me. [But withal,] no sustenance do I ever demand of them, nor do I demand that they feed Me: for, verily, Allah Himself is the Provider of all sustenance, the Lord of all might, the Eternal!” (Qur’an: Dzariyat: 51: 56-58) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  134. 134. “HAS THERE [not] been an endless span of time before man [appeared - a time] when he was not yet a thing to be thought of? Verily, it is We who have created man out of a drop of sperm intermingled, so that We might try him [in his later life]: and therefore We made him a being endowed with hearing and sight. Verily, We have shown him the way: [and it rests with him to prove himself] either grateful or ungrateful.” (Qur’an: al-Insan: 76: 1-3) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  136. 136. “O YOU who have attained to faith! Shall I point out to you a bargain that will save you from grievous suffering [in this world and in the life to come]? You are to believe in Allah and His Messenger, and to strive hard in Allah's cause with your possessions and your lives: this is for your own good - if you but knew it!” (Qur’an: Saff: 61: 10-11) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  138. 138. “[If you do so,] He will forgive you your sins, and [in the life to come] will admit you into gardens through which running waters flow, and into goodly mansions in [those] gardens of perpetual bliss: that [will be] the triumph supreme! And [withal, He will grant you] yet another thing that you dearly love: succour from Allah [in this world], and a victory soon to come: and [thereof, O Prophet,] give thou a glad tiding to all who believe.” (Qur’an: Saff: 61: 12-13) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  140. 140. “[But] do you think that you could enter paradise without having suffered like those [believers] who passed away before you? Misfortune and hardship befell them, and so shaken were they that the messenger, and the believers with him, would exclaim, "When will Allah's succour come?" Oh, verily, Allah's succour is [always] near!” (Qur’an: Baqarah: 2: 214) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  142. 142. “LET IT NOT deceive thee that those who are bent on denying the truth seem to be able to do as they please on earth: it is [but] a brief enjoyment, with hell thereafter as their goal - and how vile a resting-place! whereas those who remain conscious of their Sustainer shall have gardens through which running waters flow, therein to abide: a ready welcome from Allah. And that which is with Allah is best for the truly virtuous.-” (Qur’an: Aali ‘Imran: 3: 19-197) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  143. 143. SELF-ACTUALIZATION WITH ‘SHAHADATAIN’ Esteem, Love / belonging Safety, Physiological, GUIDED BY THE “SHARI’AH” RIGHTEOUSNESS & PIETY (Bir/ Taqwa) HONOUR & SELF-ESTEEM, (‘Izzat/Ikram) SENSE OF BELONGING (Usrah/Ummah) SECURITY, (Ahkam/Jihad/Salaam) BASIC NEEDS (Halal/Haram) Human perfectionFurther ‘MUJAAHADAH’ , emulating Prophet Muhammad s.a.a.w with TAUFIQ from Allah - to attain ISLAM BEGINS WITH 144 All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012) “INSAN KAAMIL” “INSAN ROB-BANI” "Be ye (Robbaniyin) worshippers of Him (Who is truly the Cherisher of all) for ye have taught the Book and ye have studied it earnestly." (Q:3:79) “SELF-PURIFICATION” Tazkiyyatun-Nafs TASAWWUR ISLAM
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  145. 145. My message to my brothers and sisters All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  147. 147. “It is He (Allah) Who has sent amongst the Unlettered a messenger (Muhammad) from among themselves, to rehearse to them His Signs, to sanctify them, and to instruct them in Scripture and Wisdom― although they had been, before, in manifest error― .“ (Qur’an: Jumu’ah: 62: 2) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  149. 149. “and [to cause this message to spread] from them unto other people as soon as they come into contact with them: for He alone is almighty, truly wise! Such is Allah's bounty: He grants it to anyone who is willing [to receive it]: for Allah is limitless in His great bounty.“ (Qur’an: Jumu’ah: 62: 3-4) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  150. 150. EXCERPTS FROM FARDHU-’AIN COURSE All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012) “And thus have We willed you to be a community of the middle way (UMMATAN WASOTAN) [i.e. justly balanced], so that [with your lives] you might bear witness to the truth before all mankind (SHUHADAA- A - ‘ALAN-NAAS) , and the Messenger as a witness over you.“ (Qur’an: al- Baqarah: 2:143)
  151. 151. EXCERPTS FROM FARDHU-’AIN COURSE All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012) “And when Allah guides a single person (to Islam), through you (with your sincere effort), (the reward) for you is better than (if you are given) the whole world and whatever it contains.” (Hadith of the Prophet )
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  153. 153. “Whomsoever that Allah wishes for him goodness, He will make him a FAQIH (learned) in matters of the religion(Deen); and for everything there is a pillar, and the pillar of this religion is AL-FIQH – (the profound understanding of the Deen); a learned scholar (of the Deen) is more difficult upon satan than a thousand worshippers.” (Reported by Bukhary and Muslim) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  154. 154. “Among the believers are men who have [always] been true to what they have vowed before Allah: Of them some have fulfilled their obligations (with their lives), and some of them are still waiting (for its fulfillment) without having changed [their resolve] in the least.” (Qur’an: al-Ahzab: 33: 23) EXCERPTS FROM FARDHU-’AIN COURSE All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  155. 155. “And be patient (persevere) and your patience is not but by (the assistance of) Allah, and grieve not for them, and do not distress yourself at what they plan. Surely Allah is with those who guard (against evil) and those who do good (to others).” (Qur’an: An-Nahlu: 16: 127-128) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012) IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOST COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFUL AN-NASEEHAH “Sincere advice”
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  157. 157. 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/ Allwelcometovisitmyweb-blog: 158 All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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