Arabic   (plural) of  Adab  : meanings – “good breeding, decency, nurture, good manners, refinement, cultured, decorum, co...
<ul><li>Arabic   (plural) of  Adab   : meanings – “good breeding, decency, nurture, good manners, refinement, cultured, de...
“ We are (much) in need of a little adab, from (that of) going out (seeking) after much of ‘ilm (knowledge)”  –  Imam ‘Abd...
“ In understanding our ‘Self’ ( Nafs ), each one of us as Muslims, must be reminded of our covenant made is the world of t...
“ To be as witnesses in attesting  Tauhiid , we are commanded to uphold Justice. By justice, we have the terms “ qistw   ”...
Also defined as – “sense of proportion and knowledge of their rightful place in the order of things, the absence of which ...
“ OUR  RELATIONSHIPS” RECAP PREVIOUS LESSON LESSONS ON ISLAMIC ADAB By: Ustaz Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail All Rights Reserved© Zh...
<ul><li>In our existence, we have to be mindful of our life and all our responsibilities and commitment which we are comma...
“ And interact with people in the best manner  of disposition (i.e. adopt a noble character).” ( Hadith reported by at-Tab...
RECAP PREVIOUS LESSON All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
RECAP PREVIOUS LESSON All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
“ Has there not been over Man a long period of Time, when he was nothing--(not even) mentioned?― Verily We created Man fro...
Relationship with the Self THE WORLD TIME SELF BODY TONGUE MIND DESIRE HEART Initial traits  : [1] Appetite,  [2] Emotion ...
Relationship with the Self THE WORLD TIME SELF BODY TONGUE MIND DESIRE HEART Initial traits  : [1] Appetite,  [2] Emotion ...
By retracing our life, we start with understanding our basic nature as a human being - having inherent powers and their po...
In our relationship regarding our Education – we are to encounter, i.e. assisted by our educators - with what is referred ...
Yet, we  are born helpless and have to be cared, nurtured, to be inculcated with discipline, taught and developed  by a  M...
Yet, we  are born helpless and have to be cared, nurtured, to be inculcated with discipline, taught and developed  by a  M...
Islam : to submit the entire  self (body, tongue, heart and  Mind) – Freeing it from desire  which needs to always be guid...
Islam :  to submit the entire  self (body, tongue, heart and  Mind) – Freeing it from desire  which needs to always be gui...
“ [O man] be grateful towards Me and towards thy parents, [and remember that] with Me is all journeys’ end.” ( Qur’an: Luq...
Islam : to submit the entire  self (body, tongue, heart and  Mind) – Freeing it from desire  which needs to always be guid...
Islam : to submit the entire  self (body, tongue, heart and  Mind) – Freeing it from desire  which needs to always be guid...
TO PROCEED  ... LESSON # 6 <ul><li>These are the rules as listed by Imam Abu Hamid al-Ghazalie  r.a. as well as from other...
“ With all this, it is not desirable that all of the believers take the field [in time of war]. From within every group in...
All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
“ Whomsoever that Allah wishes for him goodness, He will make him a  FAQIH  (learned) in matters of the religion( Deen ); ...
“ An immoral man of learning is a great evil, yet a greater evil is an ignoramus leading a ‘godly’ life. Both are a great ...
“ An immoral man of learning is a great evil, yet a greater evil is an ignoramus leading a ‘godly’ life. Both are a great ...
<ul><li>“ A learned  FAQIH  (scholar & teacher) is truly  FAQIH , one who does not cause others to feel despair from recei...
“ The pursuit of knowledge is not carried on without six things which I shall inform you through words that are clear:  [1...
“ O you who have believed, (be conscious of and) fear Allah and be with those who are  true (in word and deed -  AS-SwO-DI...
“ those who listen [closely] to all that is said, and follow the best of it: [for] it is they whom Allah has graced with H...
“ And who could be better of speech than  he who calls [his fellow-men] unto Allah, and does what is just and right , and ...
“ ... Ask from those who possess the Message (  Ahlu-az-Zikr  : the remembrance) in matters which you do not know.“ ( Qur’...
“ (Honour) My successors, may Allah s.w.t. be Merciful towards them!.” He was asked: “Who are your successors O Messenger ...
“ The best ones amongst you is the person who makes your  remember Allah  when you look upon him; and whenever he speaks i...
“ Be in the company of the  KUBARA’  -elders  (who are noble in Allah’s sight),  seek the answers from the  ‘ULAMA  - scho...
“  The (people) do not follow the learned (scholar); and they are not ashamed towards those who preserve their modesty. Th...
All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011) A  POEM  FROM  KITAB “TA’LIM  MUTA’LLIM  TARIQAT TA’ALLUM”
“ Neither the teacher nor the physician  advise you unless they are honoured. So bear your disease patiently  if you have ...
All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011) “ He is not from my Ummah (community), One who do not respect our elders,...
All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011) “ Whosever has humility ( tawwadhu’ ),  Allah will raise his rank (and st...
<ul><li>To be the first to give  Salam  to his teacher. </li></ul><ul><li>To reduce his speech in the presence of his teac...
<ul><li>Strive to be humble before your teacher and those who are learned because only those who are humble, will be exalt...
<ul><li>Must not ask any question unless he has sought the teacher’s permission for it first. </li></ul><ul><li>Must not o...
<ul><li>Not to call or address the teacher directly by his name but must be with respectful terms e.g. “My teacher,  ustad...
<ul><li>Make Du’a or dedicate good deeds/ sadaqah  for Allah to bless, forgive and reward your teacher and his family out ...
<ul><li>Must never show signs of thinking that the teacher’s view to be wrong, or to give the impression as though his own...
<ul><li>In fact, to suggest himself to be on the same level as his teacher (even in part) already may be deemed as ‘ level...
<ul><li>Student must not engage in side conversation in the teacher’s presence, even by whispering into each others ears; ...
<ul><li>In fact, some students tend to engage in their own ‘conversation’ with their ‘ hawa ‘  (ego-desire). Thus often th...
<ul><li>In fact when in front of the teacher, student must try not to turn his attention (while in his presence),  towards...
<ul><li>Student must sit attentively, with humility and decorum as if in  swolat . After all, learning should also be rega...
<ul><li>Student must not pose too many question to the teacher when there is indication of his reluctance to speak or to r...
<ul><li>Questions should be relevant to the lesson. If not, to seek his/her permission to ask or choose other appropriate ...
<ul><li>In fact, a teacher’s refusal to respond or even his silence, must be regarded also as the answer – not necessarily...
<ul><li>When the teacher arrives, student must stand in respect to him. When he stands to leave, student must cease bother...
<ul><li>Visiting the teacher is much encourage. Preferably to inform him/her and seek permission for the visit before hand...
<ul><li>This also includes, while he is walking towards his seat until he has fully settled in  it.  </li></ul><ul><li>The...
<ul><li>Student must not entertain suspicion or doubts (cynicism) towards the outward acts of his teacher which seemed con...
<ul><li>Humility dictates that the student must reserve his judgement pending the teacher’s full explanation regarding the...
<ul><li>Strive with patience and tolerance with certain idiosyncrasies  which  your teacher may possess. Excuse his shortc...
“ O Allah!  Make us see the Truth to be true and grant us the ability to follow it. And make us see Falsehood to be false ...
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“ O Allah, make my speech be guidance, inspire me with reverential fear, give me success in that which is most pure, and e...
O Allah! Make faith ( iiman ) dear to us and beautify it in our hearts and make disbelief ( Kufr ), sinning ( Fusuq ) and ...
O Allah! Allow us to die as Muslims, live as Muslims  and join us with the ranks of the righteous ones,  without tasting h...
‘ And (may All a h send) salutations and prayers upon Mu h ammad  and upon the household and companions of Mu h ammad  (th...
“ Glory to thy Lord the Lord, of Honour and Power!  (He is free) from what they ascribe (to Him)!  And Peace on the Messen...
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CONCEPT OF ADAB
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  1. 1. 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 LESSONS ON ISLAMIC CONCEPT OF ADAB By: Ustaz Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 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 Zarnuji ( 23 November 2011 ) Every Wednesday night @ 8pm Wisma Indah 448 Changi Rd,#02-00 (Next to Masjid Kassim), LESSON# 6 IN THE NAME OF ALLAH MOST COMPASSIONATE MOST MERCIFUL. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011) 2 ND RUN OF THE MODULE
  2. 2. <ul><li>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.” </li></ul>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 (2011)
  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 (2011)
  4. 4. “ In understanding our ‘Self’ ( Nafs ), each one of us as Muslims, must be reminded of our covenant made is the world of the Souls – which in this world we, as Muslims, have renewed alHamdulillah , with our shahadahtain .” RECAP PREVIOUS LESSON LESSONS ON ISLAMIC ADAB By: Ustaz Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  5. 5. “ To be as witnesses in attesting Tauhiid , we are commanded to uphold Justice. By justice, we have the terms “ qistw ” and “ ‘adalah ” with their profound significations quite different from the English word “justice” generally understood. Thus our understanding of Ada b connotes this imperative towards Justice, tampered with I h san and generosity. RECAP PREVIOUS LESSON LESSONS ON ISLAMIC ADAB By: Ustaz Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  6. 6. Also defined as – “sense of proportion and knowledge of their rightful place in the order of things, the absence of which indicates injustice (zulm). ” RECAP PREVIOUS LESSON LESSONS ON ISLAMIC ADAB By: Ustaz Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  7. 7. “ OUR RELATIONSHIPS” RECAP PREVIOUS LESSON LESSONS ON ISLAMIC ADAB By: Ustaz Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  8. 8. <ul><li>In our existence, we have to be mindful of our life and all our responsibilities and commitment which we are commanded to bind ourselves to, or have taken upon ourselves towards those whom we have covenanted (made contract / agreement) with. </li></ul><ul><li>Placing them in their rightful place, fulfilling or giving them their just due. </li></ul>RECAP PREVIOUS LESSON LESSONS ON ISLAMIC ADAB By: Ustaz Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  9. 9. “ And interact with people in the best manner of disposition (i.e. adopt a noble character).” ( Hadith reported by at-Tabrani ) In interacting with people, our Prophet s.a.w. commands us to adopt the best manner in our disposition, which when applied would require knowledge with “ Adab .” RECAP PREVIOUS LESSON All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  10. 10. RECAP PREVIOUS LESSON All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  11. 11. RECAP PREVIOUS LESSON All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  12. 12. “ 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: Insan: 76: 1-3 ) RECAP PREVIOUS LESSON All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  13. 13. Relationship with the Self THE WORLD TIME SELF BODY TONGUE MIND DESIRE HEART Initial traits : [1] Appetite, [2] Emotion still link to needs, [3] curiosity, memory, [4] imitative, see, listen & do, [5] application of basic sensory feelings NAFS al-AMMARAH (Commanding self) Link to various Quwwah (powers): [1] shahwiyya (desires) [2] ghadabiyya (anger) [3] Wahmiyah (imaginative) [4] ‘aqliyya (thoughts) Importance of linguistics to thoughts: All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  14. 14. Relationship with the Self THE WORLD TIME SELF BODY TONGUE MIND DESIRE HEART Initial traits : [1] Appetite, [2] Emotion still link to needs, [3] curiosity, memory, [4] imitative, see, listen & do, [5] application of basic sensory feelings NAFS al-AMMARAH (Commanding self) Link to various Quwwah (powers): [1] shahwiyya (desires) [2] ghadabiyya (anger) [3] Wahmiyah (imaginative) [4] ‘aqliyya (thoughts) Importance of linguistics to thoughts: “ He (Allah) has created man: He has imparted unto him articulate thought and speech.” (Q:55: 3-5) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  15. 15. By retracing our life, we start with understanding our basic nature as a human being - having inherent powers and their potentialities to be developed. RECAP PREVIOUS LESSON All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  16. 16. In our relationship regarding our Education – we are to encounter, i.e. assisted by our educators - with what is referred to as, “ knowledge ”. RECAP PREVIOUS LESSON All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  17. 17. 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. RECAP PREVIOUS LESSON All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  18. 18. 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. Relationship with the Parents and Teacher RECAP PREVIOUS LESSON All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  19. 19. 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 SELF BODY 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 (2011)
  20. 20. 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 SELF BODY 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. TEACHERS KNOWLEDGE Relationship with the Parents and Teacher PARENTS All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  21. 21. “ [O man] be grateful towards Me and towards thy parents, [and remember that] with Me is all journeys’ end.” ( Qur’an: Luqman: 31: 14 ) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011) RECAP PREVIOUS LESSON
  22. 22. 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 SELF BODY 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 (2011)
  23. 23. 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 SELF BODY 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 KNOWLEDGE Relationship with the Parents and Teacher TEACHERS All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  24. 24. TO PROCEED ... LESSON # 6 <ul><li>These are the rules as listed by Imam Abu Hamid al-Ghazalie r.a. as well as from other traditional sources. </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  25. 25. “ With all this, it is not desirable that all of the believers take the field [in time of war]. From within every group in their midst, some shall refrain from going forth to war, and shall devote themselves [instead] to acquiring a deeper knowledge of the Faith (FAQIH-FID-DEEN). and [thus be able to] teach their home-coming brethren, so that these [too] might guard themselves against evil.” ( Qur’an: Taubah: 9: 122 ) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
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  27. 27. “ 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 (2011)
  28. 28. “ An immoral man of learning is a great evil, yet a greater evil is an ignoramus leading a ‘godly’ life. Both are a great trial everywhere, to whomever depends to them both, in holding on to his religion” All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  29. 29. “ An immoral man of learning is a great evil, yet a greater evil is an ignoramus leading a ‘godly’ life. Both are a great trial everywhere, to whomever depends to them both, in holding on to his religion” REFLECTION : We would indeed be afflicted with this Fitnah (trial). Only with appropriate knowledge and irshaadah , and more importantly Taufiq wal-Hidaa-ya from Allah SWT. would we be saved from its evil. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  30. 30. <ul><li>“ A learned FAQIH (scholar & teacher) is truly FAQIH , one who does not cause others to feel despair from receiving the mercy of Allah (i.e. Not overly strict and too ‘harsh’); and neither does he (give the impression by his behaviour, a guarantees as if ) anyone can avert or withhold the wrath (punishment) of Allah, nor allows opportunity (by giving dispensation) for anyone to disobey Allah (i.e. Not being inappropriately lax and too ‘nice’). </li></ul><ul><li>( Hilyatul-Auliya: 1-73 – as quoted by M.Natsir in Fiqhud-Da’wah ) </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  31. 31. “ The pursuit of knowledge is not carried on without six things which I shall inform you through words that are clear: [1] Ingenious acumen, [2] fervent desire, [3] patience, [4] sufficient sustenance, [5] guidance of a teacher , and [6] length of time.” All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  32. 32. “ O you who have believed, (be conscious of and) fear Allah and be with those who are true (in word and deed - AS-SwO-DIQEEN ). “ ( Qur’an: Taubah: 9: 119 ) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  33. 33. “ those who listen [closely] to all that is said, and follow the best of it: [for] it is they whom Allah has graced with His guidance, and it is they who are [truly] endowed with insight!” ( Qur’an: Zumar: 39: 18 ) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  34. 34. “ And who could be better of speech than he who calls [his fellow-men] unto Allah, and does what is just and right , and says, “Verily, I am of those who have surrendered themselves to Allah”?” ( Qur’an: Fussilat: 41: 33 ) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  35. 35. “ ... Ask from those who possess the Message ( Ahlu-az-Zikr : the remembrance) in matters which you do not know.“ ( Qur’an: al-Nahlu: 16: 43) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  36. 36. “ (Honour) My successors, may Allah s.w.t. be Merciful towards them!.” He was asked: “Who are your successors O Messenger of Allah?” And he said: “They are those who revive my Sunnah and teaches them to the servants of Allah.” ( Hadith of the Prophet s.a.w .) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  37. 37. “ The best ones amongst you is the person who makes your remember Allah when you look upon him; and whenever he speaks it increases you your knowledge ( of the Deen ), and with his deeds it inspires (motivates) you to strive for your Hereafter .” ( Hadith reported by Hakim from Ibnu ‘Umar r.a .) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  38. 38. “ Be in the company of the KUBARA’ -elders (who are noble in Allah’s sight), seek the answers from the ‘ULAMA - scholars, and interact with the HUKAMA’ - wise.” ( Hadith of the Prophet s.a.w .) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  39. 39. “ The (people) do not follow the learned (scholar); and they are not ashamed towards those who preserve their modesty. They have hearts of the ‘Ajm (uncouth people) but the tongue of (fluent) Arabs.” ( Hadith of reported by Imam Ahmad ) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011) [Prophet Muhammad warned of an age where] :
  40. 40. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  41. 41. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011) A POEM FROM KITAB “TA’LIM MUTA’LLIM TARIQAT TA’ALLUM”
  42. 42. “ Neither the teacher nor the physician advise you unless they are honoured. So bear your disease patiently if you have wronged its healer, and be satisfied with your ignorance if you have wronged a teacher.” A POEM FROM KITAB “TA’LIM MUTA’LLIM TARIQAT TA’ALLUM” All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  43. 43. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011) “ He is not from my Ummah (community), One who do not respect our elders, or One who is not merciful (kind) to our young, and one who do not know (and respect the rights of) our ‘Aalimeen (Islamic scholars).” ( Hadith of our Prophet s.a.w. Reported by Tabrany )
  44. 44. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011) “ Whosever has humility ( tawwadhu’ ), Allah will raise his rank (and status); and whosoever is arrogant (proud - takabbur ) Allah will humiliate him.” ( Hadith of our Prophet Muhammad s.a.w. )
  45. 45. <ul><li>To be the first to give Salam to his teacher. </li></ul><ul><li>To reduce his speech in the presence of his teacher. </li></ul><ul><li>Not to speak unless with the teacher’s permission. </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  46. 46. <ul><li>Strive to be humble before your teacher and those who are learned because only those who are humble, will be exalted, whereas those who are proud and arrogant will be humiliated by Allah s.w.t. Test of this nature usually occur in Majlis ‘ilm (learning session). </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  47. 47. <ul><li>Must not ask any question unless he has sought the teacher’s permission for it first. </li></ul><ul><li>Must not oppose or be seen to oppose the teacher’s words, as in putting forth to him other people’s viewpoint which contradicts the teacher’s given view. </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  48. 48. <ul><li>Not to call or address the teacher directly by his name but must be with respectful terms e.g. “My teacher, ustadzi , guru, cik-gu, ayahanda , etc. ” </li></ul><ul><li>To honour, respect and show kindness to your teacher, and also to his family, his close acquaintance fellow teachers. </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  49. 49. <ul><li>Make Du’a or dedicate good deeds/ sadaqah for Allah to bless, forgive and reward your teacher and his family out of your gratefulness. </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  50. 50. <ul><li>Must never show signs of thinking that the teacher’s view to be wrong, or to give the impression as though his own personal view to be right, or to impress that his view is better than the teacher’s. </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  51. 51. <ul><li>In fact, to suggest himself to be on the same level as his teacher (even in part) already may be deemed as ‘ levelling ’, e.g. like remarking that he is like his teacher and his teacher’s experience is similar to his very own experience. </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  52. 52. <ul><li>Student must not engage in side conversation in the teacher’s presence, even by whispering into each others ears; (handphones, etc), fidgeting, playing with pencil or other things etc. </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  53. 53. <ul><li>In fact, some students tend to engage in their own ‘conversation’ with their ‘ hawa ‘ (ego-desire). Thus often the intended meanings of what the teacher said are always ‘ edited ’ or they tend to misconstrue or be subsumed by the students own preconceived view. </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  54. 54. <ul><li>In fact when in front of the teacher, student must try not to turn his attention (while in his presence), towards any other person in the class except to the teacher. </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  55. 55. <ul><li>Student must sit attentively, with humility and decorum as if in swolat . After all, learning should also be regarded as an act of worship for the sake of seeking nearness to Allah. </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  56. 56. <ul><li>Student must not pose too many question to the teacher when there is indication of his reluctance to speak or to response to questions. </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  57. 57. <ul><li>Questions should be relevant to the lesson. If not, to seek his/her permission to ask or choose other appropriate moment or a private session with him/her. </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  58. 58. <ul><li>In fact, a teacher’s refusal to respond or even his silence, must be regarded also as the answer – not necessarily to the question, but to the student’s needs and spiritual conditions ( ahwal ). </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  59. 59. <ul><li>When the teacher arrives, student must stand in respect to him. When he stands to leave, student must cease bothering him with any more questions or with other matters. </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  60. 60. <ul><li>Visiting the teacher is much encourage. Preferably to inform him/her and seek permission for the visit before hand. </li></ul><ul><li>Observe Adab of visiting and respect the privacy of his home and do not overstay your visit. </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  61. 61. <ul><li>This also includes, while he is walking towards his seat until he has fully settled in it. </li></ul><ul><li>The above may be overlooked under exceptional or emergency situation. </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  62. 62. <ul><li>Student must not entertain suspicion or doubts (cynicism) towards the outward acts of his teacher which seemed contradictory to the student’s own knowledge because he has not yet understood the teacher’s basis. </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  63. 63. <ul><li>Humility dictates that the student must reserve his judgement pending the teacher’s full explanation regarding the matter. </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  64. 64. <ul><li>Strive with patience and tolerance with certain idiosyncrasies which your teacher may possess. Excuse his shortcomings for the greater good of benefitting much good (knowledge ) lessons which he possess and shun those which are not. </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  65. 65. “ O Allah! Make us see the Truth to be true and grant us the ability to follow it. And make us see Falsehood to be false and grant us the ability to reject it.” All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  66. 66. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  67. 67. &quot;Our Lord, do not impose blame upon us if we have forgotten or erred. Our Lord, and lay not upon us a burden like that which You laid upon those before us. Our Lord, and burden us not with that which we have no ability to bear. And pardon us; and forgive us; and have mercy upon us. You are our protector, so give us victory over the disbelieving people.&quot; All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  68. 68. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  69. 69. “ O Allah, make my speech be guidance, inspire me with reverential fear, give me success in that which is most pure, and employ me in what is most pleasing to Thee! O Allah, let me tread the most exemplary path and make me live and die in Thy creed! O Allah, bless Muhammad and his Household, give me to enjoy moderation, make me into one of the people of right behaviour, the proofs of right conduct, and the servants of righteousness,&quot; All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  70. 70. O Allah! Make faith ( iiman ) dear to us and beautify it in our hearts and make disbelief ( Kufr ), sinning ( Fusuq ) and rebelliousness ( `isyan ) hateful to us, and make us among the rightly guided ( Raa-shi-duun ). All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  71. 71. O Allah! Allow us to die as Muslims, live as Muslims and join us with the ranks of the righteous ones, without tasting humiliation or turmoil. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  72. 72. ‘ And (may All a h send) salutations and prayers upon Mu h ammad and upon the household and companions of Mu h ammad (the pure ones of his family and all the loyal followers). All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  73. 73. “ 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.” All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  74. 74. 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/ All welcome to visit my web-blog: All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
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