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  • 1. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)) Presentation by Ustaz Zhulkeflee Hj IsmailPresentation by Ustaz Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail for ”for ” MUS1101E- Undergrad Muslim Workshop““ organize by NUS Muslim Society” - Singaporeorganize by NUS Muslim Society” - Singapore Tuesday , 3 September 2013 –Tuesday , 3 September 2013 – 27 SHawwal 143427 SHawwal 1434 pmpm LT52 University-town Stephen Riady Centre (SRC) NUS (National University of Singapore)NUS (National University of Singapore) IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOST COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFUL. ““BEING MUSLIM STUDENTS” SERIES # 1BEING MUSLIM STUDENTS” SERIES # 1 “ WHITHER THITHER? ”
  • 2. IN THE NAME OF ALLAH,IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOSTMOST COMPASSIONATE,COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFUL.MOST MERCIFUL. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013))
  • 3. TA’ARRUF Getting to know; make himself to be known; acquaintance; cognition; perception; etc. TA’RIF Definition; determination; specification; etc. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013))
  • 4. What shall we define? Determine to know? Perhaps we begin by asking this question … All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013))
  • 5.  As Muslims, we share a common concern, which can be discern fromAs Muslims, we share a common concern, which can be discern from the universal greeting. But ….the universal greeting. But ….  What does it mean? What is the significance?What does it mean? What is the significance? All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)) From (SA-LI-MA) : has the meanings of : “to be safe and sound; unharmed, intact, unimpaired, secure; to be blameless; to be certain, established; be preserved, keep away from danger; From (SILM) and (SALAM) meaning “surrender, peace; “ from which we get the name of our DEEN -
  • 6.  As Muslims, we share a common concern, which can be discern fromAs Muslims, we share a common concern, which can be discern from the universal greeting. But ….the universal greeting. But ….  What does it mean? What is the significance?What does it mean? What is the significance? All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)) From (RA-HIMA) : has the meanings of : “mercy; compassion; to spare, forgive; love and respect; show understanding, sympathy, kindness; etc.”
  • 7.  As Muslims, we share a common concern, which can be discern fromAs Muslims, we share a common concern, which can be discern from the universal greeting. But ….the universal greeting. But ….  What does it mean? What is the significance?What does it mean? What is the significance? All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)) From (BA-RO-KAH) : has the meanings of : “invoke blessing; to be blessed, find pleasure, delight; to be praised, magnified, increased; etc.”
  • 8.  A person’s identity may be as somebody’s son or daughter, or asA person’s identity may be as somebody’s son or daughter, or as belonging to certain vocation, profession etc. or affiliation tobelonging to certain vocation, profession etc. or affiliation to particular race or nationality or organization, party or gang, etc.particular race or nationality or organization, party or gang, etc.  Amongst these multiple modes of personality, one can includeAmongst these multiple modes of personality, one can include another mode related to one’s religious belief and practice with theanother mode related to one’s religious belief and practice with the rest without problemrest without problem  By current social convention, this has become such a convenientBy current social convention, this has become such a convenient labeling as many assert that one’s religious affiliation need not (orlabeling as many assert that one’s religious affiliation need not (or must not) interfere with his other personality mode or identitymust not) interfere with his other personality mode or identity  Yet, the question to ask should be: “Yet, the question to ask should be: “Is being Muslim the same asIs being Muslim the same as others in their being Christian, Buddhist, Daoist, Hindu etc.?others in their being Christian, Buddhist, Daoist, Hindu etc.? ”” All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013))
  • 9.  To this question, my response would be “To this question, my response would be “ No!No! It is not the same ifIt is not the same if you truly understand what is “you truly understand what is “AD-DEEN AL-ISLAMAD-DEEN AL-ISLAM ””  And being a Muslim is not merely about one’s affiliation to IslamAnd being a Muslim is not merely about one’s affiliation to Islam – as mere identity, but it requires knowledge, conviction,– as mere identity, but it requires knowledge, conviction, commitment, constancy in practice, loyalty, sincerity and acommitment, constancy in practice, loyalty, sincerity and a transformative struggletransformative struggle to subject oneselfto subject oneself toto AD-DEEN-AL-ISLAMAD-DEEN-AL-ISLAM -- the teachings of Allah’s Final Messenger, Prophet Muhammadthe teachings of Allah’s Final Messenger, Prophet Muhammad s.a.a.w. Being such as.a.a.w. Being such a true Muslimtrue Muslim is important because Allahis important because Allah even further distinguishes and warns us from becoming afflictedeven further distinguishes and warns us from becoming afflicted with many kinds of negative traits which a Muslim may bewith many kinds of negative traits which a Muslim may be subjected to e.g. Muslim who is asubjected to e.g. Muslim who is a Munaafiq, Faasiq, Mujrim,Munaafiq, Faasiq, Mujrim, MufsidMufsid etc.etc. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013))
  • 10.  And certainly, the dominant values, worldview, philosophy etc.And certainly, the dominant values, worldview, philosophy etc. must be guided by and be determined by his religion of Islam.must be guided by and be determined by his religion of Islam.  ““ Al-Islam is the highest and nothing is higher than itAl-Islam is the highest and nothing is higher than it ”” All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)) ““O you who have believed, (be conscious of and) fear AllahO you who have believed, (be conscious of and) fear Allah ((TAQWATAQWA) as He should be feared and do not die except as Muslims) as He should be feared and do not die except as Muslims [in submission to Him].”[in submission to Him].” ((Qur’an: Aali ‘Imran: 3: 102Qur’an: Aali ‘Imran: 3: 102))
  • 11.  ””All praise be to Allah Who has guided us onAll praise be to Allah Who has guided us on to this. Had it not been for Allah Who grantedto this. Had it not been for Allah Who granted us guidance, we would not be on the Rightus guidance, we would not be on the Right Path.”Path.” All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013))
  • 12. ““O MANKIND!O MANKIND! Worship (serve) your Sustainer, who hasWorship (serve) your Sustainer, who has created you and those who lived before you, so that youcreated you and those who lived before you, so that you might remain conscious of Him (might remain conscious of Him (TAQWATAQWA)“)“ ((Qur’an: Baqarah: 2: 21Qur’an: Baqarah: 2: 21)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013))
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  • 14. “ It is We who have placed you with authority on earth, and provided you therein with means for the fulfilment of your life: small are the thanks that ye give! It is We who created you and gave you shape; then We bade the angels prostrate to Adam, and they prostrated, not so Iblis; he refused to be of those who bow down.” (Qur’an: Surah al-A’raf: 7: 10-11) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  • 15. ““O you who have believed, be conscious of (and fear) AllahO you who have believed, be conscious of (and fear) Allah ((TAQWATAQWA) as He should be feared and do not die except as) as He should be feared and do not die except as Muslims [Muslims [ MUSLIMUNMUSLIMUN – those in submission to Him].”– those in submission to Him].” ((Qur’an: Aali ‘Imran: 3: 102Qur’an: Aali ‘Imran: 3: 102)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013))
  • 16. TAQWATAQWA From the word root “From the word root “WAU-QAF-YAWAU-QAF-YA” - we have:” - we have: ““WI-QAA-YAWI-QAA-YA” meaning – “” meaning – “to safeguard; shelter; shield; take careto safeguard; shelter; shield; take care from; precaution; avert; etc.from; precaution; avert; etc.”” Thus the implication is “Thus the implication is “to have regard or being conscious of Allah suchto have regard or being conscious of Allah such that we are especially cautious (by safeguarding ourselves and our deedsthat we are especially cautious (by safeguarding ourselves and our deeds from all sins), so as not to incur His wrath and punishmentfrom all sins), so as not to incur His wrath and punishment..”” All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013))
  • 17. If you are wearing an overflowing robe, how would you walk through upon a road full of bushes of thorns ? # ۱ PARABLE OF WALKING IN THORNY PATHWAY All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013))
  • 18. It would not be a problem to walk upon this road this wide isn’t it? 2 metres # ۲ Supposed you are shown this lighted path …. PARABLE OF ‘ACROPHOBIA’ All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013))
  • 19. But now knowing the reality of where you really are, how would you be walking upon it? 2 metres # ۲ PARABLE OF ‘ACROPHOBIA’ All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013))
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  • 22. And [mention] when your Lord took from the childrenAnd [mention] when your Lord took from the children of Adam - from their loins - their descendants andof Adam - from their loins - their descendants and made them testify of themselves, [saying to them],made them testify of themselves, [saying to them], "Am I not your Lord?""Am I not your Lord?" They said, "They said, "Yes, we have testified."Yes, we have testified." [This] - lest you should say on the day of[This] - lest you should say on the day of Resurrection, "Indeed, we were of this unaware."Resurrection, "Indeed, we were of this unaware." ((Qur’an: A’raf: 7: 172Qur’an: A’raf: 7: 172)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013))
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  • 24. ““Yet go on reminding [all who would listen]: for, verily, suchYet go on reminding [all who would listen]: for, verily, such a reminder will profit the believers.a reminder will profit the believers. And [tell them that] IAnd [tell them that] I have not created the invisible beings and men to any endhave not created the invisible beings and men to any end other than that they may [know and] worship Meother than that they may [know and] worship Me. [But. [But withal,] no sustenance do I ever demand of them, nor do Iwithal,] no sustenance do I ever demand of them, nor do I demand that they feed Me : for, verily, Allah Himself is thedemand that they feed Me : for, verily, Allah Himself is the Provider of all sustenance, the Lord of all might, theProvider of all sustenance, the Lord of all might, the Eternal!”Eternal!” ((Qur’an: Dzariat: 51: 55-58Qur’an: Dzariat: 51: 55-58)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013))
  • 25. Mankind is calledMankind is called ((insaaninsaan) – a word whose roots is) – a word whose roots is similar with the wordsimilar with the word ((nis-yaannis-yaan;; nasiynasiy)) –– meaning “forgetfulness; to forget”.meaning “forgetfulness; to forget”. Prophets came to ‘remind’; and thus the Qur’an is also named asProphets came to ‘remind’; and thus the Qur’an is also named as “ ““ “ ((Adz-DzikrAdz-Dzikr)) meaning -‘the Reminder’meaning -‘the Reminder’ Islam asserts that mankind, naturally has a pure instinctIslam asserts that mankind, naturally has a pure instinct ((fitwrah saleemafitwrah saleema) to know of God’s existence.) to know of God’s existence. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013))
  • 26. The ability to perceive the existence of a Supreme Being (God) is innate in human nature ( Fitwrah), and it is this instinctive cognition that explains why in every culture there is a term referring to the Supernatural Divine - God. In this verse we are told that, spiritually, our soul has already testified to Allah’s Lordship prior to our physical sojourn on this earth. Thus it is the Arabic term for “man” has that meaning “to forget”, and messengers were sent but to be (MUDZAKKIR) the ones to give “reminders” (DZIKR) to man, as well as the “Warner” (NADZEERA) regarding the consequence for heedlessness of this Reality. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013))
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  • 28. ““Our Lord! Indeed we heard a crier calling to the faithOur Lord! Indeed we heard a crier calling to the faith saying: "Believe in your Lord";saying: "Believe in your Lord"; so we did believeso we did believe. Our. Our Lord, forgive us our sins, and wipe out our evil deeds andLord, forgive us our sins, and wipe out our evil deeds and make us die with the truly pious.'make us die with the truly pious.' 'Our Lord, fulfil what You promised to us through Your'Our Lord, fulfil what You promised to us through Your Messengers, and disgrace us not on the Day ofMessengers, and disgrace us not on the Day of Resurrection; indeed You never go back on YourResurrection; indeed You never go back on Your promise."promise." ((Qur’an: Aali ‘Imran: 3: 193-194Qur’an: Aali ‘Imran: 3: 193-194)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013))
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  • 30. "Not equal are the companions of the Fire and the companions of Paradise."Not equal are the companions of the Fire and the companions of Paradise. The companions of Paradise - they are the ones who attain [true success].”The companions of Paradise - they are the ones who attain [true success].” ((Qur’an: Surah Al-Hashr: 59: 20Qur’an: Surah Al-Hashr: 59: 20)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)) IN THE NAME OF ALLAH,IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOST COMPASSIONATE,MOST COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFULMOST MERCIFUL.. AN-NASEEHAHAN-NASEEHAH
  • 31. ““Halia ini tanam-tanaman,Halia ini tanam-tanaman, Ke barat juga akan rebahnya,Ke barat juga akan rebahnya, Dunia ini pinjam-pinjaman,Dunia ini pinjam-pinjaman, Ke akhirat juga akan sudahnya”Ke akhirat juga akan sudahnya” ““Ginger is a plant that grows in clumps,Ginger is a plant that grows in clumps, Towards the west it’s shoot will turn,Towards the west it’s shoot will turn, Life in this world is but on borrowed times,Life in this world is but on borrowed times, For the Hereafter is where all must eternally return”For the Hereafter is where all must eternally return” All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  • 32. Pulau pandan jauh ketengah,Pulau pandan jauh ketengah, Gunung Daik bercabang tiga,Gunung Daik bercabang tiga, Hancur badan dikandung tanah,Hancur badan dikandung tanah, Budi baik dikenang jugaBudi baik dikenang juga ““Island of Pandan glistens in the wave,Island of Pandan glistens in the wave, Mountain of Daik with three peaks appeared,Mountain of Daik with three peaks appeared, Though our body be destroyed completely in the grave,Though our body be destroyed completely in the grave, But our deeds of kindness will forever be remembered”But our deeds of kindness will forever be remembered”
  • 33. Tinggi sungguh gunung Daik,Tinggi sungguh gunung Daik, Mercunya nampak terang berkilau,Mercunya nampak terang berkilau, Kalau asal benih yang baik,Kalau asal benih yang baik, Jatuh ke laut menjadi pulau.Jatuh ke laut menjadi pulau. ““Majestic is mount Daik with awe and radiance,Majestic is mount Daik with awe and radiance, With the sun atop its peak they appear to merge,With the sun atop its peak they appear to merge, If a seed is truly derived from that of excellence,If a seed is truly derived from that of excellence, When thrown in the sea an island will emerge”When thrown in the sea an island will emerge”
  • 34. Pisang emas bawa belayar,Pisang emas bawa belayar, Masak sebiji di atas peti,Masak sebiji di atas peti, Hutang emas boleh dibayar,Hutang emas boleh dibayar, Hutang budi dibawa mati.Hutang budi dibawa mati. ““Golden banana for a journey is laid,Golden banana for a journey is laid, One is ripen upon a crate aplenty ,One is ripen upon a crate aplenty , Debt in gold can certainly be repaid,Debt in gold can certainly be repaid, But the debt of kindness is to be borne for eternity”But the debt of kindness is to be borne for eternity”
  • 35. “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,Wide is the fragrance a jasmine cast, The lotus excel in its beauty and purity,The lotus excel in its beauty and purity, Iron is despised because of its rust,Iron is despised because of its rust, A person is despised for lacking in morality”A person is despised for lacking in morality”
  • 36. “Ke hulu memotong pagar, Jangan terpotong batang durian, Carilah guru tempat belajar, Jangan menyesal dihari kemudian.” ““The fence needs cutting as well as cleaning,The fence needs cutting as well as cleaning, But do not destroy the branch of the durian tree,But do not destroy the branch of the durian tree, Seek out a teacher to guide you in your learning,Seek out a teacher to guide you in your learning, Lest great is the regret, your future will be.”Lest great is the regret, your future will be.”
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  • 38. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)) And We have enjoined on man (to be good) to his parents: in travail upon travail did his mother bear him, and in years twain was his weaning: (hear the command) "Show gratitude to Me and to thy parents: to Me is (thy final) Goal.” (Qur’an: Luqman: 31: 14)
  • 39. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)) ““Allah’s pleasure (acceptance) is in the pleasure (acceptance) ofAllah’s pleasure (acceptance) is in the pleasure (acceptance) of your parents (towards you), and Allah’s displeasure is in theyour parents (towards you), and Allah’s displeasure is in the displeasure of your parents (towards you).”displeasure of your parents (towards you).” (Hadith reported in Subulus Salam narrated from the Prophet s.a.w. by ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Amr ibn ‘Ash r.a.)
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  • 41. ““O YOU who have attained to faith! Ward off fromO YOU who have attained to faith! Ward off from yourselves (i.eyourselves (i.e. save yourself) and those who are. save yourself) and those who are close to you (AHLI-KUM) that fire [of the hereafter]close to you (AHLI-KUM) that fire [of the hereafter] whose fuel is human beings and stones: [lording]whose fuel is human beings and stones: [lording] over it are angelic powers awesome [and] severe,over it are angelic powers awesome [and] severe, who do not disobey Allah in whatever He haswho do not disobey Allah in whatever He has commanded them, but [always] do what they arecommanded them, but [always] do what they are bidden to do.”bidden to do.” ((Qur’an: Tahrim: 66: 6Qur’an: Tahrim: 66: 6)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013))
  • 42. ““Every child is born in a state of pure innocence (Every child is born in a state of pure innocence (FITWRAHFITWRAH),), It is the parents then who would make him to becomeIt is the parents then who would make him to become a Jew or a Christian or a Pagan.”a Jew or a Christian or a Pagan.” ((Hadith reported by BukharyHadith reported by Bukhary)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013))
  • 43. ““INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OFINTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF FIQHFIQH ”” Intermediate Level Islamic course in English for AdultsIntermediate Level Islamic course in English for Adults conducted by Ustaz Zhulkeflee Hj Ismailconducted by Ustaz Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail Extracted from: IN THE NAME OF ALLAH,IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOSTMOST COMPASSIONATE,COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFULMOST MERCIFUL All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013))
  • 44. HALAQAHHALAQAH VISITINGVISITING ISLAMICISLAMIC SCHOLARSSCHOLARS QUR’AN SCHOOLQUR’AN SCHOOL MOSQUEMOSQUE Government controlledIndependent – by community KUTTABKUTTAB All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013))
  • 45. HALAQAHHALAQAH VISITINGVISITING ISLAMICISLAMIC SCHOLARSSCHOLARS QUR’AN SCHOOLQUR’AN SCHOOL MOSQUEMOSQUE Government controlledIndependent – by community KUTTABKUTTAB BRITISH ENGLISH SCHOOLSBRITISH ENGLISH SCHOOLS ENGLISH SCHOOLSENGLISH SCHOOLS Seen as alien (and Christian), generallySeen as alien (and Christian), generally the indigenous Malay-Muslims then,the indigenous Malay-Muslims then, were afraid of sending their children towere afraid of sending their children to these British schoolsthese British schools All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013))
  • 46. HALAQAHHALAQAH VISITINGVISITING ISLAMICISLAMIC SCHOLARSSCHOLARS QUR’AN SCHOOLQUR’AN SCHOOL MOSQUEMOSQUE Government controlledIndependent – by community KUTTABKUTTAB BRITISH ENGLISH SCHOOLSBRITISH ENGLISH SCHOOLS ENGLISH SCHOOLSENGLISH SCHOOLS VERNACULAR SCHOOLSVERNACULAR SCHOOLS To remove the fear, the British colonialTo remove the fear, the British colonial Government Introduced VernacularGovernment Introduced Vernacular schools referred to as ‘Sekolah Melayu’schools referred to as ‘Sekolah Melayu’ All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013))
  • 47. HALAQAHHALAQAH VISITINGVISITING ISLAMICISLAMIC SCHOLARSSCHOLARS QUR’AN SCHOOLQUR’AN SCHOOL MOSQUEMOSQUE Government controlledIndependent – by community KUTTABKUTTAB BRITISH ENGLISH SCHOOLSBRITISH ENGLISH SCHOOLS ENGLISH SCHOOLSENGLISH SCHOOLS VERNACULAR SCHOOLSVERNACULAR SCHOOLS Yet, full-time schools teaching IslamYet, full-time schools teaching Islam continued but to differentiate it,continued but to differentiate it, began to be referred to as ‘Sekolah Arab’began to be referred to as ‘Sekolah Arab’ ARABIC SCHOOLARABIC SCHOOL (( MadrasahMadrasah)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013))
  • 48. HALAQAHHALAQAH VISITINGVISITING ISLAMICISLAMIC SCHOLARSSCHOLARS QUR’AN SCHOOLQUR’AN SCHOOL MOSQUEMOSQUE Government controlledIndependent – by community KUTTABKUTTAB BRITISH ENGLISH SCHOOLSBRITISH ENGLISH SCHOOLS ENGLISH SCHOOLSENGLISH SCHOOLS VERNACULAR SCHOOLSVERNACULAR SCHOOLS ARABIC SCHOOLARABIC SCHOOL (( MadrasahMadrasah)) More such school teaching the religion sprouted.More such school teaching the religion sprouted. And to emphasize its religious orientation, theseAnd to emphasize its religious orientation, these schools then were simply called “Sekolah Agama”schools then were simply called “Sekolah Agama” or the Arabic “Madrasah”or the Arabic “Madrasah” SEKOLAH AGAMA (SEKOLAH AGAMA (MadrasahMadrasah)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013))
  • 49. HALAQAHHALAQAH VISITINGVISITING ISLAMICISLAMIC SCHOLARSSCHOLARS QUR’AN SCHOOLQUR’AN SCHOOL MOSQUEMOSQUE Government controlledIndependent – by community KUTTABKUTTAB BRITISH ENGLISH SCHOOLSBRITISH ENGLISH SCHOOLS ENGLISH SCHOOLSENGLISH SCHOOLS VERNACULAR SCHOOLSVERNACULAR SCHOOLS ARABIC SCHOOLARABIC SCHOOL (( MadrasahMadrasah)) AsaatizahAsaatizah absorbed by M.O.E intoabsorbed by M.O.E into vernacular schools to teach I.R.K.vernacular schools to teach I.R.K. (Islamic Religious knowledge)(Islamic Religious knowledge)SEKOLAH AGAMA (SEKOLAH AGAMA (MadrasahMadrasah)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013))
  • 50. HALAQAHHALAQAH VISITINGVISITING ISLAMICISLAMIC SCHOLARSSCHOLARS QUR’AN SCHOOLQUR’AN SCHOOL MOSQUEMOSQUE Government controlledIndependent – by community KUTTABKUTTAB BRITISH ENGLISH SCHOOLSBRITISH ENGLISH SCHOOLS ENGLISH SCHOOLSENGLISH SCHOOLS VERNACULAR SCHOOLSVERNACULAR SCHOOLS ARABIC SCHOOLARABIC SCHOOL (( MadrasahMadrasah)) AsaatizahAsaatizah absorbed by M.O.E intoabsorbed by M.O.E into vernacular schools to teach I.R.K.vernacular schools to teach I.R.K. (Islamic Religious knowledge)(Islamic Religious knowledge) With the availability of lesson on Islam,With the availability of lesson on Islam, the general Malay-Muslim population’sthe general Malay-Muslim population’s concern for their children’s Islamicconcern for their children’s Islamic education were pacified and assured.education were pacified and assured. Full-time Madrasah intake declined.Full-time Madrasah intake declined. SEKOLAH AGAMA (SEKOLAH AGAMA (MadrasahMadrasah)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013))
  • 51. HALAQAHHALAQAH VISITINGVISITING ISLAMICISLAMIC SCHOLARSSCHOLARS VERNACULAR SCHOOLSVERNACULAR SCHOOLS QUR’AN SCHOOLQUR’AN SCHOOL MOSQUEMOSQUE ARABIC SCHOOLARABIC SCHOOL ((MadrasahMadrasah)) Government controlledIndependent – by community BRITISH ENGLISH SCHOOLSBRITISH ENGLISH SCHOOLS ENGLISH SCHOOLSENGLISH SCHOOLS KUTTABKUTTAB AsaatizahAsaatizah absorbed by M.O.E intoabsorbed by M.O.E into vernacular schools to teach I.R.K.vernacular schools to teach I.R.K. (Islamic Religious knowledge)(Islamic Religious knowledge)SEKOLAH AGAMA (SEKOLAH AGAMA (MadrasahMadrasah)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)) INTEGRATED SCHOOLS (INTRODUCED)INTEGRATED SCHOOLS (INTRODUCED)
  • 52. HALAQAHHALAQAH VISITINGVISITING ISLAMICISLAMIC SCHOLARSSCHOLARS VERNACULAR SCHOOLSVERNACULAR SCHOOLS QUR’AN SCHOOLQUR’AN SCHOOL MOSQUEMOSQUE ARABIC SCHOOLARABIC SCHOOL ((MadrasahMadrasah)) INTEGRATED SCHOOLSINTEGRATED SCHOOLS FULL ENGLISH MEDIUM SCHOOLSFULL ENGLISH MEDIUM SCHOOLS Government controlledIndependent – by community BRITISH ENGLISH SCHOOLSBRITISH ENGLISH SCHOOLS ENGLISH SCHOOLSENGLISH SCHOOLS KUTTABKUTTAB AsaatizahAsaatizah absorbed by M.O.E intoabsorbed by M.O.E into vernacular schools to teach I.R.K.vernacular schools to teach I.R.K. (Islamic Religious knowledge)(Islamic Religious knowledge)SEKOLAH AGAMA (SEKOLAH AGAMA (MadrasahMadrasah)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013))
  • 53. HALAQAHHALAQAH VISITINGVISITING ISLAMICISLAMIC SCHOLARSSCHOLARS VERNACULAR SCHOOLSVERNACULAR SCHOOLS QUR’AN SCHOOLQUR’AN SCHOOL MOSQUEMOSQUE ARABIC SCHOOLARABIC SCHOOL ((MadrasahMadrasah)) INTEGRATED SCHOOLSINTEGRATED SCHOOLS FULL ENGLISH MEDIUM SCHOOLSFULL ENGLISH MEDIUM SCHOOLS Government controlledIndependent – by community BRITISH ENGLISH SCHOOLSBRITISH ENGLISH SCHOOLS ENGLISH SCHOOLSENGLISH SCHOOLS KUTTABKUTTAB AsaatizahAsaatizah absorbed by M.O.E intoabsorbed by M.O.E into vernacular schools to teach I.R.K.vernacular schools to teach I.R.K. (Islamic Religious knowledge)(Islamic Religious knowledge) TEACHING I.R.K TOTALLY SCRAPPEDTEACHING I.R.K TOTALLY SCRAPPED SEKOLAH AGAMA (SEKOLAH AGAMA (MadrasahMadrasah)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013))
  • 54. HALAQAHHALAQAH VISITINGVISITING ISLAMICISLAMIC SCHOLARSSCHOLARS VERNACULAR SCHOOLSVERNACULAR SCHOOLS QUR’AN SCHOOLQUR’AN SCHOOL MOSQUEMOSQUE ARABIC SCHOOLARABIC SCHOOL ((MadrasahMadrasah)) INTEGRATED SCHOOLSINTEGRATED SCHOOLS FULL ENGLISH MEDIUM SCHOOLSFULL ENGLISH MEDIUM SCHOOLS TEACHING I.R.K TOTALLY SCRAPPEDTEACHING I.R.K TOTALLY SCRAPPED Government controlledIndependent – by community BRITISH ENGLISH SCHOOLSBRITISH ENGLISH SCHOOLS MADRASAHMADRASAH Home-based study circles; Family trust;Home-based study circles; Family trust; MUIS - mosques; Islamic organizations;MUIS - mosques; Islamic organizations; private schools ; individual scholars; etc.private schools ; individual scholars; etc. ENGLISH SCHOOLSENGLISH SCHOOLS KUTTABKUTTAB AsaatizahAsaatizah absorbed by M.O.E intoabsorbed by M.O.E into vernacular schools to teach I.R.K.vernacular schools to teach I.R.K. (Islamic Religious knowledge)(Islamic Religious knowledge) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013))
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  • 56. ““Allah witnesses that there is no deity except Him, andAllah witnesses that there is no deity except Him, and [so do] the angels and those of knowledge - [that He is][so do] the angels and those of knowledge - [that He is] maintaining [creation] in justice (maintaining [creation] in justice (QISTwQISTw). There is no). There is no deity except Him, the Exalted in Might, the Wise."deity except Him, the Exalted in Might, the Wise." ((Qur’an: Aali ‘Imran: 3: 18Qur’an: Aali ‘Imran: 3: 18)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013))
  • 57. IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOST COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFUL. TASAWWUR ISLAMTASAWWUR ISLAM All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013))
  • 58. IIMANIIMAN BeliefBelief FaithFaith ConvictionConviction IHSANIHSAN Best orBest or RighteousRighteous ConductConduct ‘‘AMALAMAL [Islam][Islam] SubmissionSubmission ObedienceObedience PracticePractice Faith without obedience is meaningless; and obedience without Faith isFaith without obedience is meaningless; and obedience without Faith is mere rituals and may even lead to hypocrisy.mere rituals and may even lead to hypocrisy. Together, Faith and Obedience must lead to Righteousness with IHSANTogether, Faith and Obedience must lead to Righteousness with IHSAN which essentially focus in our intention to sincerely serve Allah s.w.t.which essentially focus in our intention to sincerely serve Allah s.w.t. Thus, in these three aspects can one be said to be true in his submissionThus, in these three aspects can one be said to be true in his submission to the Will of Allah (as Muslim).to the Will of Allah (as Muslim). All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013))
  • 59. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)) THE SINCERE ADVICE
  • 60. "Turn ye to your Lord (in repentance) and"Turn ye to your Lord (in repentance) and (ASLIMU-(ASLIMU- LAHU) bow to His (WillLAHU) bow to His (Will),”),” ((Qur’an: Surah Az-Zumar: 39: 54Qur’an: Surah Az-Zumar: 39: 54)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)) IN THE NAME OF ALLAH,IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOST COMPASSIONATE,MOST COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFULMOST MERCIFUL.. AN-NASEEHAHAN-NASEEHAH
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  • 62. (Say:) ”Behold, my prayer, and [all] my acts of worship, my living and my dying are for God [Allah alone, Who is], the Sustainer of all the worlds, in whose divinity none has a share: for thus have I been bidden – and I shall [always] be foremost among those who surrender themselves to Him (MUSLIMEEN).” (Qur’an: Surah al-An’am:6:162) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013))
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  • 64. ”So set thou thy face steadily and truly to the faith: (establish) Allah's handiwork according to the pattern on which He has made mankind (FITwRAH): no change (let there be) in the work (wrought) by Allah: that is the standard Religion: but most among mankind understand not.” ((Surah Rum: 30: 30Surah Rum: 30: 30)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013))
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  • 67. ““The best ones amongst you is the person who makesThe best ones amongst you is the person who makes you remember Allah when you look upon him;you remember Allah when you look upon him; and whenever he speaks it increases you yourand whenever he speaks it increases you your knowledge (of the Deen), and with his deeds itknowledge (of the Deen), and with his deeds it inspires (motivates) you to strive for your Hereafter.”inspires (motivates) you to strive for your Hereafter.” ((Hadith reported by Hakim from Ibnu ‘Umar r.aHadith reported by Hakim from Ibnu ‘Umar r.a.).) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013))
  • 68.  ””All praise be to Allah Who has guided us onAll praise be to Allah Who has guided us on to this. Had it not been for Allah Who grantedto this. Had it not been for Allah Who granted us guidance, we would not be on the Rightus guidance, we would not be on the Right Path.”Path.” All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013))
  • 69. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)) IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOST COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFUL. ““BEING MUSLIM STUDENTS” SERIES # 2BEING MUSLIM STUDENTS” SERIES # 2 Presentation by Ustaz Zhulkeflee Hj IsmailPresentation by Ustaz Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail for ”for ” MUS1101E- Undergrad Muslim Workshop““ organize by NUS Muslim Society” - Singaporeorganize by NUS Muslim Society” - Singapore NUS (National University of Singapore)NUS (National University of Singapore) TO BE CONTINUED TO BE CONTINUED INSHA-ALLAH INSHA-ALLAH
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  • 74. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)) IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOST COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFUL. ““BEING MUSLIM STUDENTS” SERIES # 3BEING MUSLIM STUDENTS” SERIES # 3 Presentation by Ustaz Zhulkeflee Hj IsmailPresentation by Ustaz Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail for ”for ” MUS1101E- Undergrad Muslim Workshop““ organize by NUS Muslim Society” - Singaporeorganize by NUS Muslim Society” - Singapore NUS (National University of Singapore)NUS (National University of Singapore) TO BE CONTINUED TO BE CONTINUED INSHA-ALLAH INSHA-ALLAH
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