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“ A BEGINNERS’ COURSE ON ISLAM” Lessons on  Fardhu ‘Ain in English for Adults conducted by Ustaz Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail HADI...
(The basic message of Islam) FARDHU’AIN : CONDUCTED BY USTAZ ZHULKEFLEE HJ ISMAIL LESSONS FROM TEXTBOOK  “ Beginners’ Manu...
<ul><li>“ Allah”  :  Arabic proper noun; name for God, it refers to the One and Only, the Unique Creator, Lord Sustainer o...
All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011) <ul><li>“ Muhammad s.a.a.w.”  :  Arabic name meaning “ the Praised One ”;...
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<ul><li>“ Tell me about Islam” </li></ul><ul><li>Islam is built upon five things: </li></ul><ul><li>Bear witness that ther...
<ul><li>“ Tell me about Islam” </li></ul><ul><li>Islam is built upon five things: </li></ul><ul><li>And to establish Swola...
<ul><li>“ Tell me about Islam” </li></ul><ul><li>Islam is built upon five things: </li></ul><ul><li>And to pay the Zakah (...
<ul><li>“ Tell me about Islam” </li></ul><ul><li>Islam is built upon five things: </li></ul><ul><li>And to make pilgrimage...
<ul><li>“ Tell me about Islam” </li></ul><ul><li>Islam is built upon five things: </li></ul><ul><li>And to observe fasting...
All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011) <ul><li>.....“Tell me about iiman (Faith/Belief)” </li></ul><ul><li>(Beli...
All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011) <ul><li>“ Al-Ihsan” (excellence) is: </li></ul><ul><li>... That you serve...
All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011) <ul><li>IIMAN </li></ul><ul><li>Belief </li></ul><ul><li>Faith </li></ul>...
<ul><li>THE FIRST ASPECT REQUIRED IN THE ATTESTATION TO  </li></ul><ul><li>THE ABSOLUTE ONENESS OF ALLAH (TAU H EED) </li>...
<ul><li>IIMAN  is “ Belief  or  Faith ” to something beyond sense perception, termed as “  -  al-ghayb ” meaning “the unse...
<ul><li>Yet from Islamic perspective “ iiman ” cannot be by mere blind acceptance devoid of proof or substantiation i.e. B...
<ul><li>Yet from Islamic perspective “ iiman ” cannot be by mere blind acceptance devoid of proof or substantiation i.e. M...
<ul><li>Yet from Islamic perspective “ iiman ” cannot be by mere blind acceptance devoid of proof or substantiation i.e. M...
<ul><li>(The Detailed Belief)   “Al-iiman  is that you: </li></ul><ul><li>Solemnly believe in Allah; </li></ul><ul><li>His...
<ul><li>(The Detailed Belief)   “Al-iiman  is that you: </li></ul><ul><li>Solemnly believe in Allah; </li></ul><ul><li>His...
<ul><li>THE FIFTH ARTICLE OF FAITH IN ACKNOWLEDGING  </li></ul><ul><li>THE ABSOLUTE ONENESS OF ALLAH ( TAU H EED ) </li></...
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“ Behold thy Lord said to the angels: &quot;I will create a vicegerent on earth.&quot; They said &quot;Wilt thou place the...
All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011) <ul><li>Allah wishes to honour mankind over even the Angels, despite the ...
All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011) Justice would demand that there should be some basis or reason for mankin...
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“  It is We who have placed you with authority on earth, and provided you therein with means for the fulfilment of your li...
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“ (Allah) said: &quot;what prevented thee from bowing down when I commanded thee?&quot; He (Iblis) said: &quot;I am better...
All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)      “ He (Iblis) said: &quot;Give me respite till the day they are  rais...
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“ He (Iblis) said: &quot;Because thou hast thrown me out of the Way, lo! I will lie in wait for them on Thy straight Way. ...
All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011) <ul><li>Mankind’s test began when  Iblis  , after being accursed by Allah...
All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011) <ul><li>His arrogance and enmity towards Adam a.s. and all of mankind, be...
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“ Then did Satan make them slip from the (Garden) and get them out of the state (of felicity) in which they had been. We s...
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“ Then learnt Adam from his Lord words of inspiration and his Lord turned toward him; for He is Oft-Returning Most Mercifu...
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“  Hallowed be He (Allah) in whose hand all dominion rests, since He has the power to will anything:  He Who created death...
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“  Say: ‘O my servants who have transgressed against their own souls!  Despair not  of the Mercy of Allah: for Allah forgi...
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“ O ye who believe! enter into Islam whole-heartedly (fully); and follow not the footsteps of (Satan) the Evil One; for he...
All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011) “ Every human being is bound to taste death: but only on the Day of Resur...
All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
“ O ye who believe! (be conscious of and ) fear Allah and let every soul look to what (provision) he has sent forth for th...
All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011) “ LET IT NOT deceive thee that those who are bent on denying the truth se...
All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011) “ Whereas those who remain conscious of their Sustainer shall have garden...
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<ul><li>Sceptics may argue: “ How can someone that has died, rotted and dispersed like dust can be resurrected back again ...
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“  Was he not a drop of fluid which gushed forth? Then he became a clot; then Allah shaped and fashioned, and made of him ...
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“  And he coineth Us a similitude and hath forgotten the fact of his creation saying: ‘Who shall revive these bones when t...
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“  He (Allah) it is Who produces creation (in the first instance), then reproduced it,  and it is easier for Him (to raise...
<ul><li>For us who already accept that our existence owes itself to a Creator, belief in the resurrection is a corollary t...
<ul><li>It is not difficult to accept the possibility of resurrection since we are already convinced that our existence is...
<ul><li>Those who are doubtful of it should first seek to explain how their present existence came about, in the first pla...
BIRTH LIFE DEATH “ Verily to Allah we belong,  and unto Him is our return” All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
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<ul><li>Du’a  (supplications) by family and friends before being left on our own (alone) with whatever provisions (good or...
<ul><li>Our physical remains will be in the grave while our soul awaits  </li></ul><ul><li>in intermediary spiritual world...
<ul><li>Our physical remains will be in the grave while our soul awaits  </li></ul><ul><li>in intermediary spiritual world...
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“A BEGINNERS’ COURSE ON ISLAM”
Lessons on Fardhu ‘Ain in English for Adults conducted by Ustaz Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail

HADITH OF JIBRA-’IL
LESSON # 8

“ARKAAN AL-IIMAN”
Articles of Faith / Belief

BELIEVE IN
LIFE IN THE HEREAFTER

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  1. 1. “ A BEGINNERS’ COURSE ON ISLAM” Lessons on Fardhu ‘Ain in English for Adults conducted by Ustaz Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail HADITH OF JIBRA-’IL LESSON # 8 Using textbook & curriculum he has developed especially for Muslim converts and young Adult English-speaking Muslims. “ To seek knowledge is obligatory upon every Muslim (male & female)” IT CAN ALSO BE A REFRESHER COURSE FOR MUSLIM PARENTS, EDUCATORS, IN CONTEMPORARY SINGAPORE. OPEN TO ALL UPDATED DECEMBER 2011 Every Friday night @ 8pm – 10pm Wisma Indah, 450 Changi Road, #02-00 next to Masjid Kassim All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011) “ ARKAAN AL-IIMAN” Articles of Faith / Belief IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOST COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFUL BELIEVE IN LIFE IN THE HEREAFTER
  2. 2. (The basic message of Islam) FARDHU’AIN : CONDUCTED BY USTAZ ZHULKEFLEE HJ ISMAIL LESSONS FROM TEXTBOOK “ Beginners’ Manual on Islam ” IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOST COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFUL All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011) FROM PREVIOUS LESSONS
  3. 3. <ul><li>“ Allah” : Arabic proper noun; name for God, it refers to the One and Only, the Unique Creator, Lord Sustainer of the Universe, Who Alone is God – there is none besides Allah. </li></ul><ul><li>No equivalent translation in non-Semitic language. </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011) FROM PREVIOUS LESSONS
  4. 4. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011) <ul><li>“ Muhammad s.a.a.w.” : Arabic name meaning “ the Praised One ”; he is the Chosen, Unlettered Prophet, the servant and Messenger of Allah, the Awaited Seal of Prophethood after whom there will be no more prophet sent. </li></ul>FROM PREVIOUS LESSONS
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  6. 6. <ul><li>“ Tell me about Islam” </li></ul><ul><li>Islam is built upon five things: </li></ul><ul><li>Bear witness that there is none deserving of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad is His servant and Messenger. </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  7. 7. <ul><li>“ Tell me about Islam” </li></ul><ul><li>Islam is built upon five things: </li></ul><ul><li>And to establish Swolah (the obligatory five daily worship or specific devotion). </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  8. 8. <ul><li>“ Tell me about Islam” </li></ul><ul><li>Islam is built upon five things: </li></ul><ul><li>And to pay the Zakah (obligatory tax upon the wealth). </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  9. 9. <ul><li>“ Tell me about Islam” </li></ul><ul><li>Islam is built upon five things: </li></ul><ul><li>And to make pilgrimage (Hajj) to the House (Ka’ba in Makkah) if you are able. </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  10. 10. <ul><li>“ Tell me about Islam” </li></ul><ul><li>Islam is built upon five things: </li></ul><ul><li>And to observe fasting daily in the month of Ramadhan. </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  11. 11. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011) <ul><li>.....“Tell me about iiman (Faith/Belief)” </li></ul><ul><li>(Belief) iiman is that you: </li></ul><ul><li>Solemnly believe in Allah; </li></ul><ul><li>His angels; </li></ul><ul><li>His Books, </li></ul><ul><li>His Messengers; </li></ul><ul><li>In the Afterlife; </li></ul><ul><li>In the Decree, the good & bad, all comes from (the eternal knowledge of) Allah; </li></ul>
  12. 12. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011) <ul><li>“ Al-Ihsan” (excellence) is: </li></ul><ul><li>... That you serve (worship) Allah as though you see Him, but if you do not see Him, He (Allah) sees you.” </li></ul><ul><li>........ “ Tell me about ‘Al-Ihsan’- (the Best or Righteous conduct or Excellence)” </li></ul>
  13. 13. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011) <ul><li>IIMAN </li></ul><ul><li>Belief </li></ul><ul><li>Faith </li></ul><ul><li>Conviction </li></ul><ul><li>IHSAN </li></ul><ul><li>Best or Righteous Conduct </li></ul><ul><li>‘ AMAL </li></ul><ul><li>[Islam] </li></ul><ul><li>Submission </li></ul><ul><li>Obedience </li></ul><ul><li>Practice </li></ul>Faith without obedience is meaningless; and obedience without Faith is mere rituals and may even lead to hypocrisy. Together, Faith and Obedience must lead to Righteousness with IHSAN which essentially focus in our intention to sincerely serve Allah s.w.t. Thus, in these three aspects can one be said to be true in his submission to the Will of Allah (as Muslim).
  14. 14. <ul><li>THE FIRST ASPECT REQUIRED IN THE ATTESTATION TO </li></ul><ul><li>THE ABSOLUTE ONENESS OF ALLAH (TAU H EED) </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011) IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOST COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFUL
  15. 15. <ul><li>IIMAN is “ Belief or Faith ” to something beyond sense perception, termed as “ - al-ghayb ” meaning “the unseen”. </li></ul><ul><li>It is derived from the root word “ ” which also means “ safety, peace, security, protection ” </li></ul><ul><li>It denote: “ certainty of the ultimate truth ”, adherence to it instils sense of “ security in him ” from doubts, uncertainty, restlessness etc. </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  16. 16. <ul><li>Yet from Islamic perspective “ iiman ” cannot be by mere blind acceptance devoid of proof or substantiation i.e. Believe or faith must be with knowledge. </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  17. 17. <ul><li>Yet from Islamic perspective “ iiman ” cannot be by mere blind acceptance devoid of proof or substantiation i.e. Must be with knowledge. </li></ul>&quot;And do not follow (pursue) anything of which you have no knowledge: verily (thy) hearing and sight and heart - all of them - will be called to account for it (on Judgement Day).“ ( Q: Bani Israil : 17 :36 ) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  18. 18. <ul><li>Yet from Islamic perspective “ iiman ” cannot be by mere blind acceptance devoid of proof or substantiation i.e. Must be with knowledge. </li></ul><ul><li>Three sources for knowledge: </li></ul><ul><li>[1] Five sensory perceptions - ; </li></ul><ul><li>[2] Reasoning - ; </li></ul><ul><li>[3] True report - ; </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  19. 19. <ul><li>(The Detailed Belief) “Al-iiman is that you: </li></ul><ul><li>Solemnly believe in Allah; </li></ul><ul><li>His angels; </li></ul><ul><li>His Books, </li></ul><ul><li>His Messengers; </li></ul><ul><li>In the Afterlife; </li></ul><ul><li>In the Decree, the good & bad, all comes from (the eternal knowledge of) Allah Most Exalted.” </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  20. 20. <ul><li>(The Detailed Belief) “Al-iiman is that you: </li></ul><ul><li>Solemnly believe in Allah; </li></ul><ul><li>His angels; </li></ul><ul><li>His Books, </li></ul><ul><li>His Messengers; </li></ul><ul><li>In the Afterlife; </li></ul><ul><li>In the Decree, the good & bad, all comes from (the eternal knowledge of) Allah Most Exalted.” </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  21. 21. <ul><li>THE FIFTH ARTICLE OF FAITH IN ACKNOWLEDGING </li></ul><ul><li>THE ABSOLUTE ONENESS OF ALLAH ( TAU H EED ) </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011) IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOST COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFUL
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  23. 23. “ Behold thy Lord said to the angels: &quot;I will create a vicegerent on earth.&quot; They said &quot;Wilt thou place therein one who will make mischief therein and shed blood? Whilst we do celebrate Thy praises and glorify Thy holy (name)?&quot; He (Allah) said: &quot;I know what ye know not.&quot; ( Qur’an: Surah al-Baqarah: 2: 30 ) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  24. 24. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011) <ul><li>Allah wishes to honour mankind over even the Angels, despite the fact that mankind may also be capable of mischief and shedding blood. Whereas the angels are pure and in constant devotion to Allah, and yet it is mankind that was chosen. </li></ul>
  25. 25. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011) Justice would demand that there should be some basis or reason for mankind deserving it. <ul><li>Does it therefore meant that all of mankind would deserve the honour in perpetuity (forever)? </li></ul>
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  27. 27. “  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 (2011)
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  29. 29. “ (Allah) said: &quot;what prevented thee from bowing down when I commanded thee?&quot; He (Iblis) said: &quot;I am better than he: thou didst create me from fire, and him from clay.&quot;   (Allah) said: &quot;Get thee down from this: it is not for thee to be arrogant here: get out, for thou art of the meanest (of creatures).” ( Qur’an: Surah al-A’raf: 7: 12-13 ) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  30. 30. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)    “ He (Iblis) said: &quot;Give me respite till the day they are raised up.“   (Allah) said: &quot;Be thou amongst those who have respite.” ( Qur’an: Surah al-A’raf: 7: 14-15 )
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  32. 32. “ He (Iblis) said: &quot;Because thou hast thrown me out of the Way, lo! I will lie in wait for them on Thy straight Way.   Then will I assault them from before them and behind them, from their right and their left: nor wilt Thou find, in most of them, gratitude (for Thy mercies).   (Allah) said: &quot;Get out from this, disgraced and expelled. If any of them follow thee Hell will I fill with you all.” ( Qur’an: Surah al-A’raf: 7: 16-18 ) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  33. 33. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011) <ul><li>Mankind’s test began when Iblis , after being accursed by Allah because of his arrogance and disobedience, requested to be given the opportunity to tempt mankind. He was in fact challenging Allah’s Justice & Wisdom. </li></ul>
  34. 34. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011) <ul><li>His arrogance and enmity towards Adam a.s. and all of mankind, became a cause, for which Allah puts us all, mankind as well as the jinn (spiritual beings), to a test on this temporary life on earth. </li></ul>Reward and punishment, surely would be for those who deserves – it is not granted arbitrarily.
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  36. 36. “ Then did Satan make them slip from the (Garden) and get them out of the state (of felicity) in which they had been. We said: &quot;Get ye down all (ye people) with enmity between yourselves. On earth will be your dwelling place and your means of livelihood for a time.&quot; ( Qur’an: Surah al-Baqarah: 2: 36 ) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
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  38. 38. “ Then learnt Adam from his Lord words of inspiration and his Lord turned toward him; for He is Oft-Returning Most Merciful.   We said: &quot;Get ye down all from here; and if, as is sure, there comes to you guidance from Me, whosoever follows My guidance on them shall be no fear, nor shall they grieve.   But those who reject Faith and belie Our Signs, they shall be Companions of the Fire; they shall abide therein.&quot; ( Qur’an: Surah al-Baqarah 2: 37-39 ) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
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  41. 41. “  Hallowed be He (Allah) in whose hand all dominion rests, since He has the power to will anything: He Who created death as well as life , so that He might put you to a test [and thus show] which of you is best in conduct, and [make you realize that] He alone is almighty, truly forgiving .” ( Qur’an: Surah al-Mulk: 67: 1-2 ) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
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  43. 43. “  Say: ‘O my servants who have transgressed against their own souls! Despair not of the Mercy of Allah: for Allah forgives all sins: for He is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful. Turn ye to your Lord (in repentance) and bow to His [Will], before the Penalty comes on you: After that ye shall not be helped.” ( Qur’an: Surah az-Zumar: 39: 53-54 ) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
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  45. 45. “ O ye who believe! enter into Islam whole-heartedly (fully); and follow not the footsteps of (Satan) the Evil One; for he is to you an avowed enemy.” ( Qur’an: Surah al-Baqarah: 2: 208 ) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  46. 46. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011) “ Every human being is bound to taste death: but only on the Day of Resurrection will you be requited in full [for whatever you have done] - whereupon he that shall be drawn away from the fire and brought into paradise will indeed have gained a triumph: for the life of this world is nothing but an enjoyment of self-delusion.” ( Qur’an: Aali ‘Imran: 3: 185 )
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  48. 48. “ O ye who believe! (be conscious of and ) fear Allah and let every soul look to what (provision) he has sent forth for the morrow (hereafter). Yea, (be conscious of and) fear Allah: for Allah is well-acquainted with (all) that ye do.  And be ye not like those who forgot Allah; and He made them forget their own souls! Such are the rebellious transgressors!  Not equal are the Companions of the Fire and the Companions of the Garden: it is the Companions of the Garden, that will achieve Felicity.” ( Qur’an: Surah al-Hashr: 59: 18-20 )  All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  49. 49. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011) “ LET IT NOT deceive thee that those who are bent on denying the truth seem to be able to do as they please on earth: it is [but] a brief enjoyment, with hell thereafter as their goal - and how vile a resting-place! – ( Qur’an: Aali ‘Imran: 3: 196-197 )
  50. 50. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011) “ Whereas those who remain conscious of their Sustainer shall have gardens through which running waters flow, therein to abide: a ready welcome from Allah. And that which is with Allah is best for the truly virtuous.” ( Qur’an: Aali ‘Imran: 3: 198 )
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  52. 52. <ul><li>Sceptics may argue: “ How can someone that has died, rotted and dispersed like dust can be resurrected back again ?” – But, they conveniently forget about how they were first created ... In fact seemingly from nothing ... how was it possible then (in the first instance)? </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
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  54. 54. “  Was he not a drop of fluid which gushed forth? Then he became a clot; then Allah shaped and fashioned, and made of him a pair, the male and female? Is not He (Who does so) able to bring the dead to life? ” ( Qur’an: Surah al-Qiyamah: 75: 37-40 ) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
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  56. 56. “  And he coineth Us a similitude and hath forgotten the fact of his creation saying: ‘Who shall revive these bones when they have rotted away?’ Say: ‘He (Allah) will revive them, Who produced them at the first (instance), for He is Knower of every creation. ” ( Qur’an: Surah Ya-Seen: 36: 78-79 )   All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
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  58. 58. “  He (Allah) it is Who produces creation (in the first instance), then reproduced it, and it is easier for Him (to raise the dead) . His, is the sublime similitude in the heavens and in the earth, He is the Mighty, the Wise.” ( Qur’an: Surah Rum: 30: 27 )   All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  59. 59. <ul><li>For us who already accept that our existence owes itself to a Creator, belief in the resurrection is a corollary to this present life. </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  60. 60. <ul><li>It is not difficult to accept the possibility of resurrection since we are already convinced that our existence is created by Allah – Who also has informed us of what is to come after death. </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  61. 61. <ul><li>Those who are doubtful of it should first seek to explain how their present existence came about, in the first place. </li></ul><ul><li>Until then, it is beyond their capacity to theorise about what will happen after their death. </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  62. 62. BIRTH LIFE DEATH “ Verily to Allah we belong, and unto Him is our return” All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  63. 63. <ul><li>Our body will be given the complete wash ( ghusl ’) </li></ul>Picture is from a “Janaiz” course All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  64. 64. <ul><li>Our body will be wrapped or shrouded ( kafan ) </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  65. 65. <ul><li>Our body will be prayed ( solat ) over before burial </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  66. 66. <ul><li>Our body will be transported to the cemetery </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  67. 67. <ul><li>Our body will be lowered into the grave </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  68. 68. <ul><li>Our body will be placed in a niche in the grave </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  69. 69. <ul><li>The grave will be covered with earth </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  70. 70. <ul><li>Du’a (supplications) by family and friends before being left on our own (alone) with whatever provisions (good or bad deeds). </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  71. 71. <ul><li>Our physical remains will be in the grave while our soul awaits </li></ul><ul><li>in intermediary spiritual world (‘ alam barzakh ) awaiting </li></ul><ul><li>the Day of resurrection </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  72. 72. <ul><li>Our physical remains will be in the grave while our soul awaits </li></ul><ul><li>in intermediary spiritual world (‘ alam barzakh ) awaiting </li></ul><ul><li>the Day of resurrection </li></ul>All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
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  74. 74. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011) &quot;But seek, with the (wealth) which Allah has bestowed on thee, the Home of the Hereafter, nor forget thy portion in this world: but do thou good, as Allah has been good to thee, and seek not (occasions for) mischief in the land: for Allah loves not those who do mischief.&quot; ( Qur’an: Qasas: 28: 77 )
  75. 75. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011) “ Let not the strutting about of the Unbelievers through the land deceive thee: Little is it for enjoyment; their ultimate abode is Hell: what an evil bed (to lie on)!” ( Qur’an: Aali ‘Imran: 3: 196-197 )
  76. 76. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011) “ On the other hand, for those who (are conscious and) fear their Lord, are Gardens with rivers flowing beneath: therein are they to dwell (for ever) a gift,― from the presence of Allah; and that which is in the presence of Allah is the best (bliss) for the righteous.” ( Qur’an: Aali ‘Imran: 3: 198 )
  77. 77. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011) “ And whatever good ye do (be sure) Allah knows it. And take a provision (with you) for the journey, but the best of provisions is Taqwa : right conduct. So (have Taqwa : be conscious and) fear Me, O ye that are wise! .” ( Qur’an: Baqarah : 2: 197 )
  78. 78. “ Work for your worldly needs, as though you are going to live forever, and strive (also to prepare) for your Hereafter, as though you are going to die tomorrow.” ( Hadith reported by Baihaqy ) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  79. 79. “ What I have forbidden to you, avoid; what I have ordered you [to do], do as much of it as you can. It was only their excessive questioning and their disagreeing with their Prophets that destroyed those who came before you.” ( Hadith reported by Bukhary & Muslim ) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
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  81. 81. “ Be conscious of Allah ( TAQWA ) wherever you may be, and follow-up whatever misdeeds you may have committed (as reparation) by doing (more) righteous deeds, (for these) shall efface them (the negative effect of these misdeeds), and interact with people in the best manner of disposition (i.e. adopt a noble character towards people).” ( Hadith reported by Tabarani from Abi Dzar ) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
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  83. 83. “ When a children of Adam (person) dies, his ability to do any more good deeds ceases (i.e. his ability to gain rewards stops) – except for three things (which shall continue adding rewards to his credit): [1] charity in perpetuity (which continues to benefit people and others), [2] ‘ilm (knowledge he had taught to others) which continues to be benefited, [3] a righteous child who continues to make Du’a (pray) for him.” ( Hadith reported by Muslim, Ahmad, Abu Dawud ) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  84. 84. “ Take a provision for the journey, and the best of provision is Taqwa” ( Qur’an: Surah al-Baqarah: 2: 197 ) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  85. 85. BIRTH LIFE DEATH ALAM BARZAKH (INTERMEDIATE) WORLD OF THE GRAVE END OF THE WORLD (DOOMSDAY) ALL CREATIONS DESTROYED ( YAUM AL-QIYAAMAH ) RESURRECTION DAY ( Yaum al-Ba’ath ) THE JUDGEMENT ( Yaum al-Deen ) BOOK & SCALE PARADISE HELL-FIRE AFTER LONG WAIT (ALL THE SOULS AWAITING QIYAAMAH ) THE BRIDGE TO PARADISE SPANNING OVER HELL SOME RECIEVE INTERCESSION THE WRETCHED REMAIN ETERNALLY FOREVER All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
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  89. 89. “ Our Lord! any whom You does admit to the Fire Truly You covers them with shame, and never will wrong-doers find any helpers!” All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  90. 90. “ Our Lord! we have heard the call of one calling (us) to faith, `Believe ye in the Lord', and we have believed.” All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  91. 91. “ Our Lord! forgive us our sins blot out from us our iniquities, and take to Thyself our souls in the company of the righteous.”  All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  92. 92. &quot;Our Lord! Grant us what You did promise unto us (who believe) through Your Messengers, and save us from shame on the Day of Judgment: for You never breaks Your promise.&quot;   All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  93. 93. “ And let me not be in disgrace on the Day when (men) will be raised up―  The Day whereon neither wealth nor sons will avail,  &quot;But only he (will prosper) that brings to Allah a sound heart;” All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  94. 94. “ Our Lord! Give us good in this world and good in the Hereafter and save us from the torment of the fire!&quot; All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  95. 95. “ (May) Allah grant His Reward upon Muhammad, salutations of Allah and Peace be upon him and his family, in accordance with what he deserves (in Allah’s knowledge & estimation).” All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  96. 96. And salutations of Allah and Peace be upon our Leader Muhammad, and upon His household and Companions . All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
  97. 97. “ And all the Praises is for Allah, Lord Sustainer of all the worlds. ” A-meen! All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2011)
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