ICNA Sisters WingRuku No 1:• No anguish or apprehension in conveying the message of Quran and its injunctions.• Act upon the message yourself and convey it to mankind. Don’t feel anxious of their reactions.• A sudden inflection of punishment specially at the time of rest (heedlessness)• Messengers will be questioned too.• The weighing on the Day of judgement will be the true weighing ---- For example the prayers whichare performed with pure intentions, Khushoo, in obedience to seek pleasure of Allah (swt) will havemore weight.• Be thankful to Allah(SWT) ---- Can we count His favors on us?
ICNA Sisters WingRuku No 2:• Story of Adam and Satan ---- 17 times in Quran• Three faults of Satan ----- Disobeying Allah’s command, disassociating from group of angels,instead of feeling remorse for disobedience an attitude of arrogance.• Blaming Allah(SWT) for his disobedience and divagation ---- Looking for excuses rather thanadmitting your guilt• Aim/target of Satan ---- Proving that human don’t desrve to be the vicegerent of Allah(SWT)
ICNA Sisters Wing• Assaults of Satan are multidimensional ---- Front(Shirk), Back(Bidah), Right(wasting Ibadah,dealings and morals), Left(pile of small sins)• Challenge of Satan ----- Majority of mankind will not be thankful.
ICNA Sisters Wing• Ways of Satan’s to mislead mankind ---- Whispering and creating doubts --- Acting upon thedoubts by disobeying Allah’s command (1) First attack is on one’s thought (2) Satan did notmislead by showing evil but by playing on man’s weakness and tempting him to fulfill hisdesires (3) disguising the evil as truth (4) promising more elevated position than current one(5) assuring you with excuses and logic that he is your sincere well wisher (6) opening thedoors of obscenity, directing humans towards lewdness and making them sexually deviant,weakening the natural instinct of modesty and bashfulness• Supplication of Adam(AS) ----- Ayah 23• Difference between Adam (AS) and Satan.
ICNA Sisters WingRuku No 3:• Importance of dress ( Supplication when wearing dress)• Purpose of dress, its moral and physical advantages ---- Protection from hot and cold weather anddécor ---- Cover the cover worthy parts of body and safety from immodesty.• Nakedness of body and soul(Nafs) ---- Nakedness is nature of animals.• The real purpose of physical dress too is to achieve Taqwa.( No arrogance, no complex)• Dress of piety --- Fear of Allah, feel ashamed to appear in a way which is unpleasing to Him.
ICNA Sisters WingRuku No 3:• Importance of dress ( Supplication when wearing dress)• Purpose of dress, its moral and physical advantages ---- Protection from hot and cold weather anddécor ---- Cover the cover worthy parts of body and safety from immodesty.• Nakedness of body and soul(Nafs) ---- Nakedness is nature of animals.• The real purpose of physical dress too is to achieve Taqwa.( No arrogance, no complex)• Dress of piety --- Fear of Allah, feel ashamed to appear in a way which is unpleasing to Him.• Obscenity is Satan’s first attack, he publicize nudity.
ICNA Sisters Wing• Committing a shameful deed and using forefathers traditions as argument.• Etiquettes in Masjid ---- dress code ----- Worship is directed to God alone,full obedience with sincerity.• When enemy is the protector ---- Satan’s ability to seduce by subtle means, disguising bad as good.• Avoid extravagance ----- Eat and drink without going to excess• Solution for obesity and anorexia ---- moderation is always beneficial.• Physical and moral disadvantages of extravagance.
ICNA Sisters WingRuku No 4:• Abstinence from good dress and tasty food is not a teaching of Islam.• Five things are haram ---- Shirk, indecent acts(open or hidden), sin, unjust aggression, saysomething about Allah which is false.• “Ithm” covers all sins which fall on one personally and “baghy” include sins which are related torights and dealings concerning others.• Ayah 37 ----- Question and answers in graves• Leading someone astray ----- double tormentThere is No Monasticism in Islam
ICNA Sisters WingRuku No 5:• Allah does not obligate anyone beyond his capacity ----- Consideration of convenience• Any rancor or ill-will among good people during the course of their worldly lives will beremoved in the Hereafter.• Jannah will be given as a mercy from Allah(SWT).• Thankfulness ---- Gratefulness ----- Praise , glorification and supplications.• Who are people on the heights? ------ one who are waiting, can see Hell and heaven both , in state ofhope, languish and fear.• Supplication of the people of Aaraf ----- Ayah 47
ICNA Sisters WingRuku No 6:• Dialogues between people of Aaraf and people in Hell.• Request of People in Hell for water and food from people of heaven and their reply.• Making the religion a sport and play ----- deceive of worldly life• Allah will forget those at the day of judgment who forgot Him and deny His signs.• Elaborated and detailed Book ---- Knowledge, guidance and mercy
ICNA Sisters WingRuku No 7:• Etiquette of supplications ----- Calling with humility, in secret, with hope and fear , sincerity• Don’t even cross limits in your supplications.• Disorder on earth ----- Disobeying Allah and surrender to ones lusts or subservience of othershumans• The rationale of life after death by life of a dead soil.• There are two types of people in a society ----- People who accept truth and who reject it.• Good or bad seed, thorny bush or cacti ----- What we want to be?
ICNA Sisters WingRuku No 8:• Accent of a Daee ---- “O my people” ---- Will wisher of people, public spirited, accent of love• Points of action in dialogues between Nuh(AS) and his people ----- difference in etiquettes• Soft accent and to the point talk of Nuh(AS), harsh attitude of tribal chiefs, even after personalattacks Nuh(AS) just talked about the basic principles of deen.
ICNA Sisters WingRuku No 9:• People of Ad ---- Hud(AS) ---- Invitation to Tauheed and listlessness from Shirk• Impeachment of feeblemindedness at a Daee.• Way of admonition( prophetic method of communication) ---- soft, didactic accent with sincerity ----Invitation for remembrance and obedience of Allah, avoid evil.• Daee = Sincere advisor• Remember God’s favors and be grateful for blessings He has provided you.• Names invented by forefathers for their idols ---- What names we have invented?Ghos e pak, Data ganj bakhsh.
ICNA Sisters WingRuku No 10:• People od Thamud --- Salih(AS) --- All Prophets invite toward Tauheed & warn against punishments.• Remember the bounties of Allah(SWT) and do not go spreading disorder/corruption in the land.• Most of the time the weakened of the society accept Islam while the elites and social prestige rejectthe call of Prophets and show their arrogance.• People of dwelling --- blessing of technology but their arrogance and disdainfulness destroyed them.
ICNA Sisters Wing• People of Lut --- Moral lowliness and degrading --- gracelessness, impudicity ---- Unnatural act• Falling below the level of animals ---- dishonesty with the human race• Psychological, social, scientific, moral depravity ---- taunting the righteous• What is our level of abominableness? What about our generations?• Don’t tell don’t talk policy ????? ------- Hate the crime or the criminal ????
ICNA Sisters WingRuku No 11:• People of Madyan ---- Shuayab(AS)• Prophetic way of invitation ---- sincerity, soft accent, gentle, patience• Corruption in weighing and measure ----- dishonesty in business• Fulfillment of two rights --- Allah(SWT), human beings ---- Maintaining justice in all transactions• Total submission ---- do not seek to make the path crooked
ICNA Sisters Wing• The dialogues between Shuayb(AS) and his people ---- his patience• Supplication ---- Ayah 89• Intimidating people who follow truth and honesty of their worldly losses.• No sorrow for unbelievers Fate
ICNA Sisters WingRuku No 12:• Allah’s law of chastisement in this world ---- After rejection of prophetic invitation, trying withadversity & hardship, monition with illness & natural disasters than trial of ease & prosperity.• Trial of adversity is admonition and trials of prosperity(affluence) is giving a chance to repentand be thankful.• Obedience of Allah(SWT) ---- blessings from the heavens & the earth ---- Reward of Iman & Taqwa
ICNA Sisters WingRuku No 13:• Punishment of sins ---- Afflictions in life and sealing of hearts• Fisq = Breaking Allah’s covenant• Purpose of stories from history in Quran --- Relate, learn lessons & avoid their course of actions• Confrontation with Pharaoh• Two demands of Musa(AS) -- Renunciation of claim of being God and let Bani Israel go with him.
ICNA Sisters WingRuku No 14:• Pharaoh and his courtiers were impressed by Musa(AS) and felt the political revolution.• Delay tactics of Pharaoh.• Difference between miracle and sorcery.• Submission of magicians when they saw the truth ----- sincere conviction• Blame of a plot(conspiracy theory) ----- No permission to believe in God.• True faith and daringness of magicians ---- Supplication Ayah 126• Perseverance and patience are the only keys to success over one’s enemy.
ICNA Sisters WingRuku No 15:• Advise of Mosa(AS) to his people ---- Seek help from Allah and be steadfast• Truth always unnerves tyrants.• Promise of victory if you are patient, so be patient and offer supplication.• Sovereignty is a test ----- Blessing to inherit earth, a test to see how we conduct ourselves.
ICNA Sisters WingRuku No 16:• Hard times and poor harvest ----- Admonition, heed• Relating good times to your own skills and wisdom ---- we deserve it• Blaming others(ill boding) for bad times and no consideration towards one’s own sins.• Nine miracles ---- Staff, shining white hand, submission of magicians, great flood, locusts, lice,frogs, blood, final drowning at sea.• The demand of Israelites ----- worship of cow, an idol which they can see and feel ---- Tramplingover God’s favors
ICNA Sisters WingRuku No 17:• Appointing Harun(AS) as deputy ----- appoint someone responsible to look after your work inyour absence.• Set of instructions and advice to the appointed deputy.• Gratefulness towards Allah(SWT) = Following the guidance properly and inviting others to actupon it too.
ICNA Sisters Wing• A serious approach to divine law --- Implement it with strength and determination• What is arrogance? ---- Do not paying attention towards Allah’s commands , thinking yourselfabove the submission to God and thinking others inferior as compared to you.• Affect of arrogance on one’s nature ---- Heedless of Allah’s signs, no affect on heart
ICNA Sisters WingRuku No 18:• Why deed of unbelievers will be go vain ---- Disobedience, rebellion• Miserable return of Israelites to old ways ---- Sad return for Moses• Supplication Ayah 149• Enemies laugh on the differences of opposite party.• Musa(AS) supplication --- Ayah 151
ICNA Sisters WingRuku No 19:• Forgiveness for those who do evil deed, later repent and have faith.• Punishment and wrath for making calf as an idol ----- purification of society from shirk• Supplication Ayah 155 and 156• Allah’s mercy is for everybody in this world but it will be only for people of faith and piety in Hereafter.
ICNA Sisters Wing• Distinctive virtues of Muslim Ummah.• Importance of enjoining what is good and forbidding what is evil.• Obedience to Rasolallah(SAW) ---- Following Quran and Sunnah• Significance of Sunnah ---- Love and respect of the Prophet(SAW) is essential.• Ayah 157 is a proof of Rasolallah as Law giver ( Sharaa)
ICNA Sisters WingRuku No 20:• God’s messenger to all mankind.• There will be always a party who will guide others in the way of the truth and established justicein its light.• Division and organization of 12 tribes among Israelites, appointing their chiefs, solutions forsocial and economic problems.
ICNA Sisters Wing• Hoarding Mann and Salwa ---- Disobedience instead of being grateful to Allah’s favors, deprivingothers of their rights.• Asking Allah for forgiveness ---- Attitude of humbleness and gratitude ---- Forgiving others sothat Allah may forgive me.
ICNA Sisters WingRuku No 21:• Story of Sabbath: Law of enjoining good and forbidding evil ---- 2 out of 3 groups facepunishment ----- Temptations shouldn’t overcome willpower.• Trials due to disobedience ----- Fishes were appearing breaking the water’s surface.• There will be communal balefulness ------ Consequences of not forbidding evil in the society• Allah’s punishment ----- disruption in society
ICNA Sisters Wing• Test/Trials with prosperity and adversity.• Illusion ---- We are chosen one and we will be forgiven ---- aspired nothing higher thanpaltry worldly benefits.• Hereafter is better for those who are God fearing --- who guard against evil
ICNA Sisters WingRuku No 22:• The covenant of Alust ---- subconscious ---- A pledge given by human nature• Example of those who run after world and their desires ----- Allah gave him Knowledge but hewant to escape from boundaries(bondage) ---- Satan led him astray.• Parable of the dog ---- greediness/ graspingness, panting and drooling, only concern is food andlewd ----- sacrifice everything for worldly benefits and self desires, no restrictions of lawful orforbidden/halal or haram
ICNA Sisters Wing• Knowledge can also lead to divagation ---- If knowledge is not supported by practice , itsworth less. Mere knowledge is not sufficient for protection --- Implementation• Allah’s beautiful names ---- Avoid deviations.
ICNA Sisters WingRuku No 23:• Law of gradual punishment ------ A person is not punished for his evil deeds immediately,the more he increased in his evil deeds , the more he is increased in prosperity & worldlypossessions which prevents him from having a sense of guilt until death.• Even Prophet Muhammad(SAW) did not have the knowledge of unseen.
ICNA Sisters WingRuku No 24:• Female was created as mate to find comfort in her. Are we comforting? Coolness to their eyes• Delivering a healthy baby ---- Thankfulness to Allah(SWT)• Polytheist customs for offspring ---- Different forms of Shirk --- Helplessness of false Gods• Four instructions for a Daee (1) Forgiveness and forbearance (2) Enjoining what is good(3) Ignore the ignorant (4) no action in retaliation
ICNA Sisters Wing• Fortitude and endurance ----- Keeping cool even when opposition is provoking• Inviting in simple and easy words ---- Impressing the wisdom• Avoid argumentations, its waste of time and leads to stubbornness, divert one’sfocus from the objective.• When and where to seek refuge? --- when a prompting from Satan is stirring you up
ICNA Sisters Wing• Seek refuge with Allah against Satan ----- To deal with human enemy , weapon is good moralsbut with Satan make dua , ask Allah’s help, recite Taoozat , check yourself.• Etiquettes of reciting Quran ------ Listen quietly with focus so you can ponder on it.• Remembrance of Allah at all times ----- With hope and fear, with humility, without raising voice• Solution of heedlessness - Remembrance of Allah, Submission to Allah, Glorify Allah, prostrate.