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  • IN THE NAME OF ALLAH MOST COMPASIONATE MOST MERCIFUL HOW IDOL WORSHIP LESSON # 7 (c) STARTED ? “INTRODUCTION TO THE GRAVITY OF “SHIRK” EW ULE MOD SE R A N H-COU 2] STUDY OF TAUHEED” C BAT EPT 20 1 Intermediate Level Islamic course in English for Adults [S conducted by Ustaz Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail IT CAN ALSO BE A 18 weekly class started : 5th SEPTEMBER 2012 REFRESHER COURSE Every Wadnesday night @ 8pm – 10pm FOR MUSLIM Wisma Indah, 450 Changi Road, PARENTS, EDUCATORS, IN CONTEMPORARY #02-00 next to Masjid Kassim SINGAPORE. OPEN TO ALL For further information and registration contact E -mail : ad.fardhayn.sg@gmail.com or +65 81234669 / +65 96838279 Using curriculum he has developed especially for English-speaking Muslim converts and young English-speaking Adult Muslims. “To seek knowledge is obligatory upon every Muslim (male & female)” (REVISED @ 14 NOVEMBER 2012)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • PREVIOUS LESSONAll Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • PREVIOUS LESSONAll Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • PREVIOUS LESSONAll Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • REMEMBER ALSO OUR PROPHET’S CONCERNAll Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • REMEMBER ALSO OUR PROPHET’S CONCERN “Verily, what I fear the most for my community (ummah) is SHIRK (ascribing partners) to Allah. I am not saying that they will worship the sun or the moon or idols, but it is in their being insincere in doing good deeds, not intending it for Allah’s sake but only to please their hidden desires.” (Hadith reported by Ibnu Majah in “Kitab Az-Zuhdu”)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • REMEMBER ALSO OUR PROPHET’S CONCERN “Verily, what I fear most that may afflict all of you is the small SHIRK – which is - AR-RIYA’ (showing off or ostentation in ‘ibaadah)” (Hadith reported by Ahmad)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • REMEMBER ALSO OUR PROPHET’S CONCERN “The SHIRK within my ummah is more hidden (subtle) than a black ant crawling on a black rock, in the darkness of the night” (Hadith reported by Ahmad, Tabarani & Abu Ya’la)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • TO CONTINUE FROM PREVIOUSAll Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • “From Ibnu ‘Abbas r.a. regarding Allah’s verse : "And they have said (to each other) ‘Abandon not your gods; abandon neither Wadd nor Suwa, neither Yaguth, nor Ya-’uq, nor Nasr―” (Qur’an: Nuh: 70: 23)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • “Ibnu ‘Abbas r.a. said : These (the idols) were named after their righteous (pious) people who had lived after Prophet Nuh a.s. era.” “After their death, Satan instigated their followers to erect statues at places where they used to worship (Allah), and to then named these statues with their names.”All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • “Which their followers then erected, but they did not worship these statues.” “When the first generation all died, they were replaced by subsequent generation who were ignorant, and had forgotten the knowledge of the earlier generation. Thence forth, they began to direct their worship to these idols (thereby, committed SHIRK).All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • Thus, we can discern that the primary cause of SHIRK is ignorance i.e. when they imitated blindly (TAQLEED) rituals in their worship to Allah and blindly follow aspects of belief without knowledge thereby opening themselves to Satan’s entrapment. Thus we are warned by Allah SWT :All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • Thus, we can discern that the primary cause of SHIRK is ignorance i.e. when they imitated blindly (TAQLEED) rituals in their worship to Allah and blindly follow aspects of belief without knowledge thereby opening themselves to Satan’s entrapment. Thus we are warned by Allah SWT : “And pursue not that of which you have no knowledge; for every act of hearing, or of seeing or of feeling (in your heart-mind) will be enquired into (on the Day of Reckoning).” (Qur’an: Isra’: 17: 36)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  • The Messenger of Allah (s.a.a.w.) said, "Recite these words: “(O Allah! Creator of the heavens and the earth! Knower of the hidden and the exposed! Robb (Lord, Sustainer) of everything and every one. I bear witness that none has the right to be worshipped but You. I seek Your Protection from the evil of my own self from the evil of Satan and from the evil of Shirk (to which he calls)."‘ (Hadith reported by Abu Dawud and Tirmidzi)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  • Thus, holdfast to my Sunnah (ways or teachings) and the Sunnah (ways) of my rightly-guided successors (Khulafa’ rashidun) after me, and bite upon them (hold tightly to this teaching). Avoid (MUHDAATHAA AL-’UMUR) new (innovated) matters, for (KULL) every innovation (BID’AH) is misguidance (DOLALAH).” (Hadith from Jabir r.a. reported by Abu Dawud and Tirmidzi)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • ADDENDUM The word - - ( al-BID’AH) in Arabic means “Introduction or creating something totally new without there being any precedence before it”. Thus Allah SWT said: “To Him is due the primal origin of the heavens and the earth” (Qur’an: Baqarah: 2: 117)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • ADDENDUM  Islamic scholars of FIQH differ as to what this term encompasses - vis-á-vis “SUNNAH”. Thus, there are some who are strictly rigid in their definition and regard, everything not specifically done by the Prophet s.a.a.w. to be all “BID’AH ” – therefore to them, all are these regarded as reprehensible and rejected.  However, the majority Islamic scholars do not reject everything new i.e. “BID’AH ” as reprehensible, but accept certain innovation which, although not specifically done by the Prophet s.a.a.w., yet it has valid SHAR’IAH basis – i.e. it is only ‘new’ in the specific, the type, detail or method, but still manifesting the principles already established by Qur’an and As-Sunnah.All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • ADDENDUM  Thus difference of opinion occur when Muslims respond to these questions: “Are all BID’AH detested and disallowed (forbidden)?” “Can BID’AH be categorised as BID’AH HASSANAH (good innovation) and BID’AH SAY-YI’AH (bad or reprehensible innovation)?” “Are there any other ways of categorization of BID’AH adopted by Islamic scholars of the SHARI’AH ? ”All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  • ADDENDUM “To proceed, verily the most truthful of sayings is the Book of Allah, and the most favored of guidance is the guidance of Muhammad, and the most evil of affairs (SHAR-RAL-’UMUR) are matters newly begun (MUHDAATHUHA), and every new affairs is innovation (BID’AH), and (KULL) every innovation (BID’AH) is misguidance (DOLAALAH), and every misguidance will be in Hell-fire.” (Hadith from Jabir r.a. reported by Muslim)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • ADDENDUM  In this Hadith, since the phrase (MUHDAATHUHA) “newly begun matters” comes after phrase asserting the pre-eminence of the Qur’an and as-Sunnah, it imply that the “ new ” here is regarding any matter which is completely detached from or opposed to these two.  Although the Arabic term for “ (all) ” literally means “every” yet it can also be used to mean “mostly “ as for this Hadith. And the general term “BID’AH ” meaning “innovation (which is reprehensible)” must be understood to be referring only to those new matters (innovation) that does not have any SHARI’AH basis at all, or without any religious sanctions regarding its validity and permissibility.All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • ADDENDUM  Unfortunately, there are some who still insist that the “all ” here must mean “every” new matter where the Prophet s.a.a.w. has never done or known to have specifically approved. Thus they often declare others as being astray because of their rigid definition of “BID’AH”. But, does the word ( KULL) used in Qur’an and Ahadith always means “every” without exception ?  Majority of Islamic scholars do not insist on this one rigid literal interpretation. This is because there are exception in the Qur’an where the term “KULL” used does not necessarily mean “every ”.All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • ADDENDUM ONE TEXTUAL BASIS “But when they forget the warning they had received, We opened to them the gates of all (good) things (KULLI-SHAI’), until, in the midst of their enjoyment of Our gifts, on a sudden, We called them to account, when lo! they were plunged in despair!” ( Qur’an: An-’am: 6: 44)  Obviously here, one door of goodness (the exception), which was not opened for them was the door of Mercy . WaAllaahu a’lamAll Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  • “O ye who believe! Obey Allah and obey the Messenger and those charged with authority among you. If ye differ in anything among yourselves, refer it to Allah and His Messenger if ye do believe in Allah and the Last Day: that is best, and most suitable for final determination.” (Qur’an: An-Nisa’: 4: 59)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • “The first-principle ruling regarding formal worship (rites) is by TAUQIF (reliance upon revelations) and in following (obedience to the command).”All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • “The first-principle ruling regarding formal worship (rites) is that it be deemed BAATwIL (invalid - cannot be followed) until there is a clear proof (basis) of its command.”All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  • “Allah forgives not that partners should be set up with Him; but He forgives anything else, to whom He pleases; to set up partners with Allah (SHIRK) is to devise a sin most heinous indeed. (Qur’an: An-Nisa’: 4: 48)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • “Behold, Luqman said to his son admonishing him: "O my son! Join not in worship (others) with Allah (SHIRK) : for false worship (SHIRK) is indeed the highest wrong- doing.“ (Qur’an: Luqman: 31: 13)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • “Whoever joins other gods with Allah (SHIRK) ―Allah will forbid him the Garden and the Fire will be his abode. There will for the wrong-doers be no one to help.” (Qur’an: Ma-idah: 5: 72)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • “ .. if anyone assigns partners to Allah (SHIRK) he is as if he had fallen from heaven and been snatched up by birds or the wind had swooped (like a bird on its prey) and thrown him into a far-distant place.” (Qur’an: Hajj: 22: 31)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • “ ... whoever expects to meet his Lord, let him work righteousness, and in the worship of his Lord (‘IBAADATI ROB- BIHI) admit no one as partner (SHIRK). “ (Qur’an: Kahfi: 18: 110)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • DU’A TAUGHT BY OUR PROPHET MUHAMMAD ALLAA-HUM-MA - IN-NEE – A –’UU-DZU-BIKA - MIN AN - USH-RI-KA – BI-KA – SHAY-AN – WA –ANA – A’-LAMU, WA –AS-TAGH-FIRU-KA – MI-NADZ—DZAM - BIL– LADZII - LAA – A’-LAM “O Allah! I seek refuge with You from committing SHIRK i.e. associating others with You, knowingly, and I seek Your forgiveness from the committing of the sins (of SHIRK) which I do not know.” (Hadith reported by Ahmad, Tabarani & Abu Ya’la)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • DU’A TAUGHT BY OUR PROPHET MUHAMMAD ALLAA-HUM-MA – FAA- TwI - RAS-SAMAA-WAA-TI – WAL – ARDwI. ‘AA-LI- MIL – GHOY -BI - WASH- SHA-HAA-DAH , ROB-BA - KUL-LI – SHAY- IN – WA –MA-LEE-KAHU , ASH-HADU – AN-LAA – ILAA - HA IL-LA – ANTA . A-’UU –DZU – BIKA - MIN – SHAR-RIN – NAFSII – WA – SHAR-RI SHAY- TwAA-NI – WA – SHIR-KIHI “O Allah! Creator of the heavens and the earth! Knower of the hidden and the exposed! Robb (Lord, Sustainer) of everything and every one. I bear witness that none has the right to be worshipped but You. I seek Your Protection from the evil of my own self from the evil of Satan and from the evil of Shirk (to which he calls)."‘All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • IMPORTANT DZIKR LAA- ILAA-HA- IL-LALLAAHU - WAHDAHU – LAA – SHAREE-KA LAH, LAHUL-MULKU – WALAHUL-HAMD, WA-HUWA - ‘ALAA KUL-LI- SHAY -INQ- QADEER, “There is no god (none has the right to be worshipped) except Allah, alone, without partner, to Him belongs all sovereignty and praise and He is All-Powerful over all things .”All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • TO BE CONTINUEDAll Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • TO CONTINUE FROM PREVIOUSAll Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • The term “ “ pronounced ‘ TWA-GHUUT ‘ usually means “an idol; false god; seducer; tempter (towards error)” – related to “ “ TAA-GHIYA” meaning “tyrant; oppressor; despot;”All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • The root “ “ or “ “ meaning “ exceed proper bounds; to be excessive; rage; tumultuous; to overcome; to tyrannize; oppress; terrorize; etc.” Thus, it relates to “all evil forces that seek to lead mankind away from Allah’s Way.” Be it false god, deviant doctrines or oppressive and unjust power.All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • Thus a Muslim, having attested to the Kalimah of Tauheed (SHAHADATAIN), he is required to be wary and vigilant by striving to embrace whole-heartedly the ways of Islam, and to shun totally the ways of Satan (the embodiment of this evil is collectively referred to as TAGHUT.)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • “O ye who believe! enter into Islam whole-heartedly; and follow not the footsteps of the Evil One (SHAYTAN); for he is to you an avowed enemy.” (Qur’an: Baqarah: 2: 208)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • “Behold, thy Lord did call to him in the sacred valley to Tuwa― Go thou to Pharaoh, for he has indeed (TAGHAA ) transgressed all bounds.” (Qur’an: Naziat: 79: 16-17)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • “Then he (Pharaoh) collected (his men) and made a proclamation, saying "I am your Lord, Most High." But Allah did punish him, (and made an) example of him― in the Hereafter, as in this life.” (Qur’an: Naziat: 79: 23-25)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • “Then, for anyone who (TAGHAA) transgressed all bounds (in disbelief, oppression and evil deeds of disobedience to Allah), and preferred the life of this world (by following his evil desires and lusts), verily, his abode will be Hell-fire;” (Qur’an: Naziat: 79: 37-39)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • “Nay! Verily, man does (LAYAT-GHAA) transgress (in disbelief and evil deed). Because he considers himself self-sufficient. Surely! unto your Lord is the return. ” (Qur’an: ‘Alaq: 96: 6-8)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  • “Hast thou not turned thy thought to those who were given a portion of the Book? They believe in JIBTI (sorcery, idol) and TAGHUT (Evil ones, devil) and say to the Unbelievers that they are better guided in the (right) way than the Believers!” (Qur’an: Nisa’: 4: 51)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • REFLECTION:  Although many may imagine that “TAGHUT ” as only some unseen ‘spiritual’ entity – as represented by the source of evil i.e. the devil – yet the reality of “TAGHUT ” is in fact also the deviationist teachings of Materialism, Secularism , which is what ‘idolatry, love of worldly power, lust, greed etc.’ can be categorised under, something so apparent and can be seen.All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • REFLECTION:  Satan’s deception is to lure mankind away from IIMAN i.e. believing in the UNSEEN ( the Qur’an refer to as “AL-GHAYB” ), the essential fundamental belief of Muslims attaining to TAQWA: “(they are those ) who believe in the Unseen (BIL-GHAYB)” (Qur’an: Baqarah: 2: 3)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • REFLECTION:  Traditionally, in warning Muslims of “SHIRK”, our Muslim teachers identified only the erroneous beliefs – e.g. myths (TAKHAYYUL), superstitions (KHURAFAT), sorcery (SIHIR), etc. Thus we have to know what they are, so as to avoid. Yet, the greatest threat to TAUHEED , which can become a form of SHIRK to Allah, is “MATERIALISM,” “SECULARISM” as an ideology – a belief to replace our AQEEDAH.All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • REFLECTION:  Thus ‘modern’ Muslims who pride themselves as being intellectual, rational and ‘progressive’, who indeed may have rejected myths (TAKHAYYUL) and superstitions (KHURAFAT), yet they may still be followers of “TAGHUT” – ideologies that will lead them away from TAUHEED towards “SHIRK” ; from “Light” into “Darkness”; from “Faith” to “Unbelief”.All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • “whoever rejects evil (TAGHUT) and believes in Allah hath grasped the most trustworthy hand-hold, that never breaks. And Allah heareth and knoweth all things.” (Qur’an: Baqarah: 2: 256)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  • “Allah is the Protector (WALIY) of those who have faith: from the depths of darkness He will lead them forth into light. Of those who reject faith the patrons are the evil ones (TAGHUT) : from light they will lead them forth into the depths of darkness. They will be companions of the fire, to dwell therein (For ever).” (Qur’an: Baqarah: 2: 257)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • DU’A TAUGHT BY OUR PROPHET MUHAMMAD AA-MAN-TU – BIL-LAA-HIL- ‘A-ZEEM, WA-KAFAR-TU -BIL-JIB-TI – WAT- TAA-GHUUT, WAS-TAM-SAK-TU – BIL – UR-WA-TIL – WUTH-QA, LAN-FI-SWAA-MA – LA-HAA, WAL-LAA-HUS-SA-MEE-’UN- ‘A-LEEM “I believe in Allah Most Esteemed, and I reject idol worship and evil, and I holdfast to the firmest handhold that will never be shaken, for Allah Hears and Knows all things.” (Extracted From ‘Wird-ul Latiff’ of Imam ‘Abdullah Al-Haddad)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • IMPORTANT DZIKR LAA- ILAA-HA- IL-LALLAAHU - WAHDAHU – LAA – SHAREE-KA LAH, LAHUL-MULKU – WALAHUL-HAMD, WA-HUWA - ‘ALAA KUL-LI- SHAY -INQ- QADEER, “There is no god (none has the right to be worshipped) except Allah, alone, without partner, to Him belongs all sovereignty and praise and He is All-Powerful over all things .”All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • ALLAH’S WARNING REGARDING SOME PEOPLE CLAIMING TO BE MUSLIMS TO BE CONTINUEDAll Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  • “WHEN THE HYPOCRITES (MUNAFIQUN) come unto thee, they say, "We bear witness that thou art indeed Allahs Messenger!" But Allah knows that thou art truly His Messenger; and He bears witness that the hypocrites (MUNAFIQUN) are indeed false [in their declaration of faith].” (Qur’an: Munafiqun: 63: 1)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  • “They have made their oaths a cover [for their falseness], and thus they turn others away from the Path of Allah. Evil indeed is all that they are wont to do: this, because [they profess that] they have attained to faith, whereas [inwardly] they deny the truth - and so, a seal has been set on their hearts so that they can no longer understand [what is true and what false].” (Qur’an: Munafiqun: 63: 2-3)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  • “Now when thou seest them, their outward appearance may please thee; and when they speak, thou art inclined to lend ear to what they say. [But though they may seem as sure of themselves] as if they were timbers [firmly] propped up, they think that every shout is [directed] against them. They are the [real] enemies [of all faith], so beware of them. [They deserve the imprecation,] "May Allah destroy them!" How perverted are their minds!“ (Qur’an: Munafiqun: 63: 4)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  • ATTITUDE OF THE ‘MUNAFIQUN’All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • ATTITUDE OF THE ‘MUNAFIQUN’ “Hast thou not observed those who assert that they believe in that which hath been sent down unto thee and that which hath been sent down before thee desiring to go to TAGHUT (the devil) for judgement, whereas they have been commanded to disbelieve in him; and Satan desires to lead them far astray.” (Qur’an: Nisa’: 4: 60)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • REFLECTION: From being a Muslim, one has to strive to be true believer – Mu’- meen. Without which hypocrisy (NIFAQ) may afflict him. Thus Islam commands us to continuously seek to acquire knowledge. Especially regarding belief, our intellectual curiosity must not be left to stray into either ‘blind-faith’ or ‘cynicism and doubts.’ A Muslim must always strive towards TAQWA, and not remain static.All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • TASAWWUR ISLAM LEVELS OF ATTAINMENT TOWARDS STATE OF MUTTAQEEN TAQWA God-consciousness or Piety MUKHLISWEEN Sincerity MUHSEEN Best or righteous conduct MU’MEEN Believer MUSLIM SubmissionAll Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • TASAWWUR ISLAM LEVELS OF ATTAINMENT TOWARDS STATE OF MUTTAQEEN TAQWA God-consciousness or Piety IF NO EFFORT DONE TOWARDS STRIVING FOR HIGHER STATIONS, IGNORANCE CAN LEAD A MUSLIM TO END-UP BECOMING .... MUSRIFEEN MUSLIM ZOLIMEEN GHOFILEEN MUNAFEEQIN FASIQEEN Submission MUJRIMEEN MUFSIDEEN ETC.All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • REFLECTION: If no effort to eradicate IGNORANCE - through ‘ILM (knowledge) and ‘AMAL (practice) striving towards TAQWA, this may lead one towards blind-faith, apathy, doubts and cynicism. All these (‘blind-faith’ or ‘doubts and cynicism’) stemming from IGNORANCE of the DEEN may even lead one to SHIRK and other sins, especially NIFAAQ (hypocrisy).All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • REFLECTION: Such people with NIFAAQ, although still regarded as a MUSLIM, would inwardly rejects Islam and undermine its teachings, preferring other “isms”, or rules, even when these are contrary to the Islamic principles.All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • ATTITUDE OF THE ‘MUNAFIQUN’All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • ATTITUDE OF THE ‘MUNAFIQUN’ “Of the people there are some who say: "We believe “ in Allah and the Last Day" but they do not (really) believe. Fain would they deceive Allah and those who believe, but they only deceive themselves, and realize (it) not! In their hearts is a disease; and Allah has increased their disease and grievous is the penalty they (incur), because they are false (to themselves).” (Qur’an: Baqarah: 2: 8-10)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • ATTITUDE OF THE ‘MUNAFIQUN’ “When it is said to them: "Make not mischief on the earth", they say: "Why, we only want to make peace!" (Qur’an: Baqarah: 2: 11)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • ATTITUDE OF THE ‘MUNAFIQUN’ “Of a surety, they are the ones who make mischief, but they realise (it) not." (Qur’an: Baqarah: 2: 12)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • ATTITUDE OF THE ‘MUNAFIQUN’ “When it is said to them: "Believe as the others believe" they say: "Shall we believe as the fools believe?" Nay, of a surety they are the fools, but they do not know.“ (Qur’an: Baqarah: 2: 13)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • ATTITUDE OF THE ‘MUNAFIQUN’ “When they meet those who believe, they say: "We believe" but when they are alone with their evil ones (SHAYAATIN – their leaders) they say: "We are really with you, we (were) only jesting.“ (Qur’an: Baqarah: 2: 14)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • REFLECTION: These Muslims, referred to as hypocrites, would outwardly insist their loyalty and affiliation is with the Muslims, yet they are merely mocking Islam. They may have a hidden agenda for this, because their true loyalty is in fact with their ‘leaders’ whom Allah describes as their ‘Satans’ (SHAYAATIN).All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • ATTITUDE OF THE ‘MUNAFIQUN’ “Allah will throw back their mockery on them and give them rope in their trespasses (TUGHYAN) ; so they will wander like blind ones (to and fro)” (Qur’an: Baqarah: 2: 15)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • ATTITUDE OF THE ‘MUNAFIQUN’ “These are they who have bartered guidance for error: but their traffic is profitless, and they have lost true direction.” (Qur’an: Baqarah: 2: 16)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • REFLECTION: Although it may seem that they are successful in their scheme, this is only because Allah has gave them temporary leeway for them as ISTIDRAJ, - and to be a test for all of us mankind. Yet, the reality is that they (MUNAFIQUN) have no true direction in life, they are astray, groping like the blind. Their objective is only the fulfilment of their worldly desire (HAWA’) – being doubtful and cynical even towards Islamic belief in the Hereafter.All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • REFLECTION: Thus they would have no qualms in aligning themselves with the secular forces or even atheistic regime of this world. Their sycophantic attitude towards even unjust and evil dictators with their un-Islamic policies (TAGHUT), would baffle other true Muslims, yet we cannot denounce them as KAFIRUN. Howbeit, Allah SWT would certainly know who they are.All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • ATTITUDE OF THE ‘MUNAFIQUN’ “Of those who reject faith the patrons are the TAGHUT – (Evil Ones): from light they will lead them forth into the depths of darkness. They will be companions of the fire, to dwell therein (for ever).” (Qur’an: Baqarah: 2: 257)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • ATTITUDE OF THE ‘MUNAFIQUN’ “When it is said to them: "Come to what Allah hath revealed and to the Messenger": thou sees the Hypocrites (Munafiqun) , avert their faces from thee in disgust.” (Qur’an: Nisa’: 4: 61)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • REFLECTION: Allah tells us that these hypocrites (MUNAFIQUN) and the Unbelievers (KAFIRUN) are in fact being led by TAGHUT, who is their WALIY (patron, protector, friend, helper, etc.). When judged in the light of Islam, their life is moving along a slippery downward path into further unbelief.All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  • “Behold, as for those who come to believe, and then deny the truth, and again come to believe, and again deny the truth, and thereafter grow stubborn in their denial of the truth - Allah will not forgive them, nor will He guide them in any way. Announce thou to such hypocrites (MUNAFIQEEN) that grievous suffering awaits them.” (Qur’an: An-Nisa’: 4: 137-138)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • “As for those who take the (KAFIREEN) deniers of the truth for their allies in preference to the (MU’MINEEN) believers - do they hope to be honoured by them when, behold, all honour belongs to Allah [alone]?” (Qur’an: An-Nisa’: 4: 139-140)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  • “And, indeed, He has enjoined upon you in this divine writ that whenever you hear people deny the truth of Allahs messages and mock at them, you shall avoid their company until they begin to talk of other things - or else, verily, you will become like them. Behold, together with those who deny the truth (KAFIREEN) Allah will gather in hell the hypocrites (MUNAFIQEEN).” (Qur’an: An-Nisa’: 4: 139)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  • “O you who believe! Take not for friends and protectors those who take your religion for a mockery or sport ,― whether among those who received the Scripture before you, or among those who reject Faith; but (be conscious and) fear you Allah, if you have Faith (indeed).” (Qur’an: Ma-idah: 5: 57)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  • “Never will the Jews or the Christians be satisfied with you unless you follow their form of religion. Say: "The Guidance of Allah that is the (only) Guidance." Were you to follow their desires, after the knowledge which has reached you, then would you find neither protector nor Helper against Allah.” (Qur’an: Baqarah: 2: 120)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  • “O ye who believe! take not the Jews and the Christians for your AULIYA’ (friends, helpers, protectors, etc.): they are but friends and protectors to each other. And he amongst you that turns to them (for friendship, patronage) is of them. Verily Allah guides not a people unjust.” (Qur’an: Ma-idah: 5: 51) 51All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  • “O ye who believe! Take not into your intimacy (bitaanah*) those outside your ranks; they will not fail to corrupt you. They only desire your ruin: rank hatred has already appeared from their mouths; what their hearts conceal is far worse. We have made plain to you the Signs, if ye have wisdom. (Qur’an : Aali’Imran: 3:118) *bitaanah : advisors, consultants, protectors, intimate friends, helpers ...All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • “There is the type of man whose speech about this worlds life may dazzle thee, and he calls Allah to witness about what is in his heart; yet is he the most contentious of enemies.” (Qur’an : Baqarah: 2:204)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
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  • “ But whenever he prevails, he goes about the earth spreading corruption and destroying [mans] tilth and progeny: and Allah does not love corruption. And whenever he is told, "Be conscious of Allah," his false pride drives him into sin: wherefore hell will be his allotted portion-and how vile a resting-place!” (Qur’an : Baqarah: 2:205-206)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • “The Last Day (QIYAMAH) will not come until the leaders of the Ummah mostly (KULL) consists of hypocrites (MUNAFIQUN).” (Hadith reported by Ahmad and Tabarani)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • “Verily, I fear most for you that will come upon (or afflict) all of you after me, is of the hypocrite (MUNAFIQ) who is eloquently learned.” (Hadith reported by Ahmad and Tabarani)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • “The most evil of people is a person who has ‘two-faces’ - when coming to one group with one face and to another group with another (different) face.” (Hadith reported by Bukhary and Muslim)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • “And the signs of a hypocrite (MUNAFIQ) are three : [1] whenever he speaks, he lies; [2] whenever he make a promise, he renegade (break); and [3] whenever he is accorded with a trust, he betrays it.” (Hadith reported by Bukhary and Muslim)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • DU’A TAUGHT BY OUR PROPHET MUHAMMAD ALLAA-HUM-MA - IN-NEE – A –’UU-DZU-BIKA - MIN AN - USH-RI-KA – BI-KA – SHAY-AN – WA –ANA – A’-LAMU, WA –AS-TAGH-FIRU-KA – MI-NADZ—DZAM - BIL– LADZII - LAA – A’-LAM “O Allah! I seek refuge with You from committing SHIRK i.e. associating others with You, knowingly, and I seek Your forgiveness from the committing of the sins (of SHIRK) which I do not know.” (Hadith reported by Ahmad, Tabarani & Abu Ya’la)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • DU’A TAUGHT BY OUR PROPHET MUHAMMAD AA-MAN-TU – BIL-LAA-HIL- ‘A-ZEEM, WA-KAFAR-TU -BIL-JIB-TI – WAT- TAA-GHUUT, WAS-TAM-SAK-TU – BIL – UR-WA-TIL – WUTH-QA, LAN-FI-SWAA-MA – LA-HAA, WAL-LAA-HUS-SA-MEE-’UN- ‘A-LEEM “I believe in Allah Most Esteemed, and I reject idol worship and evil, and I holdfast to the firmest handhold that will never be shaken, for Allah Hears and Knows all things.” (Extracted From ‘Wird-ul Latiff’ of Imam ‘Abdullah Al-Haddad)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • DU’A TAUGHT BY OUR PROPHET MUHAMMAD ALLA-HUM-MA - IN-NEE – A-’UU-DZU-BIKA - MI-NAL – FAQ-RI – WAL – KUFRI – WAL FU-SUU-QI - WASH- SHI-QAA-QI WAN – NI-FAAQI – WAS – SUM- ‘A-TI – WAR – RIYAA’ “O Allah! I seek refuge in You ( to protect me ) from poverty, disbelieve (ungratefulness), immorality (sinning), discord, Hypocrisy, bragging and ostentation (show-off).” (Extracted From ‘Al-Adzkaar’ of Imam An-Nawawi)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • IMPORTANT DZIKR LAA- ILAA-HA- IL-LALLAAHU - WAHDAHU – LAA – SHAREE-KA LAH, LAHUL-MULKU – WALAHUL-HAMD, WA-HUWA - ‘ALAA KUL-LI- SHAY -INQ- QADEER, “There is no god (none has the right to be worshipped) except Allah, alone, without partner, to Him belongs all sovereignty and praise and He is All-Powerful over all things .”All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)
  • IMPORTANT DU’A ALLAA-HUM-MA – ARI-NAL-HAQ-QA - HAQ-QAN WAR- ZUQ-NAT - TI-BAA- ’A WA-ARI-NAL – BAA-TWILA – BAA-TWI-LAAN WAR-ZUQ-NAJ – TI –NAA - BAH “O Allah! Make us see the Truth to be true and grant us 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 (2012)
  • IMPORTANT DU’A ALLAA-HUM-MA – ARI-NAL-HAQ-QA - HAQ-QAN WAR- ZUQ-NAT - TI-BAA- ’A WA-ARI-NAL – BAA-TWILA – BAA-TWI-LAAN WAR-ZUQ-NAJ – TI –NAA - BAH “O Allah! Make us see the Truth to be true and grant us ability to follow it. And make us see Falsehood to be false and grant us the ability to reject it.” CONTINUED TO BEAll Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2012)