<ul><li>Sanctity of Makah ---- Background and Importance of this city.
For Humans world is a place of enduring and undergoing toil, labor and hardship ---- hardships to fulfill one wish after another.
Spending money for extravagance, fame-mongering and boasting.
One of the five questions at the day of Judgment ---- How you earn the money and where you spent it?
Using Human skills in their proper place --- Eyes, tongue, lips, thinking and reasoning</li></ul>ICNA Sisters' Wing<br />
<ul><li>Four characteristics to achieve moral sublimity --- Scaling the ascent --- 1) freeing someone's neck from slavery 2) giving food on a day of hunger 3) raising orphan near of kin 4) Helping the needy in distress
The people with above four qualities ---- اَصۡحٰبُ الۡمَيۡمَنَةِ ---- Three more attributes --- 1) Faith 2) standing by other believers(collectiveness) 3) enjoining each other of Mercy and steadfastness
اَصۡحٰبُ الۡمَشۡـَٔـمَةِ ---- People of the left hand --- Hell fire.</li></ul>ICNA Sisters' Wing<br />
<ul><li>Opposite things are different from each other, and their effects and results are mutually contradictory, so are the aims and objects for which men are endeavoring and struggling, different in their nature and contradictory with regard to their results.
The two diverse types of Human efforts divide Human kind into two groups.
Characteristics of successful group ---- 1) Refrain from wealth worship and spend in Allah’s way 2) Fear God and refrain from things which cause His displeasure 3) He believe in goodness which includes goodness of belief, morals and acts
For them adopting the way of taqwa, ascending the steep road becomes easy and slipping into the abyss of moral depravities becomes difficult for them. </li></ul>ICNA Sisters' Wing<br />
<ul><li>Unsuccessful group’s characteristics ---- 1) Niggardliness 2) Behave with aversion to Allah 3) Denied the Truth of goodness
For them doing evil will become easy, and doing good will become toilsome and risky --- Moving towards Hell Fire.
The God-fearing who spends his wealth to purify himself ---- No favors in return just to please His Lord --- They will be saved from Hell Fire</li></ul>ICNA Sisters' Wing<br />
Enjoinment to shelter orphans and do not scold beggars.
To talk about bounty of your Lord ---- the way of proclaiming the bounties is that Allah be thanked with the tongue and the truth be acknowledged that all the bounties received are only due to His grace and favor and none is the result of any personal excellence and merit on our part. </li></ul>ICNA Sisters' Wing<br />
<ul><li>Sharh Sadr ---- Opening and broadening of heart ---- removal of mental agitation and opening up the way of right guidance, which brought full peace of mind, courage, spirit ,of resolution and broad mindedness ---- Supplication in Surah Taha
What was the burden that was breaking Rasolallah(SAW)’s back ? ---- burden of distress, anguish and anxiety to safe the society.
Value and Importance of This Night ---- better than a thousand months --- Supplication</li></ul> “O Allah You are One who forgives and You love forgiveness: so forgive me. ” (Sunan At-Tirmidhi)<br /><ul><li>Descent of Angels and Spirit with Divine Decrees --- Peace</li></ul>ICNA Sisters' Wing<br />
SURAH al bayyinah<br />ICNA Sisters' Wing<br />
<ul><li>Swearing by Horses ---- Faithful Animal
Man is most ungrateful to his Lord --- Majority is neglectful to their Lord.
Sheer ingratitude that the resources granted by Allah and the power given by Him should be used for causing chaos and corruption to spread in the earth.
Intense love of Human being for wealth --- Everything rotate around it.
Judgment will not be passed only on the apparent and superficial as to what a man practically did but the secrets hidden in the hearts also will be brought out to see what were the intentions and motives under which a man did what he did. </li></ul>ICNA Sisters' Wing<br />
هَاوِيَةٌ ---- Blazing Fire of Hell --- Just as the mother's lap is the child's abode</li></ul>ICNA Sisters' Wing<br />
SURAH at takathur<br />ICNA Sisters' Wing<br />
<ul><li>Lahv ---- heedlessness ---- every occupation which engrosses man so completely that he becomes heedless of the more important things in life.
Greed for more and more ---- strive to gain more and more of everything, vie with one another and than brag and boast of possessing greater abundance of things than others--- wealth, kids, house, statusetc. --- Evaluate ourselves What we are collecting and racing for?
Delusion in which a person spent his whole life heedless of Allah, His remembrance, Hereafter, moral restrictions and responsibilities just working for desires and pleasure of this world.
About all the blessings we will be questioned --- Count your blessings?
Five questions at The Day of Judgment.</li></ul>ICNA Sisters' Wing<br />
Way to success or Failure --- Imam Shafai: This is Surah is enough for guidance
Asr --- Swearing by Time --- Importance of Time
Man is surely in Loss ---- Capital of Human life(Time) is melting away.
Only people with four qualities can come out of this bankruptcy</li></ul>Faith --- Iman --- Base for morals and character<br />Righteous deeds --- Act according to Quran and Sunnah<br />Counsel each other to Hold on Truth --- Witness to Mankind, enjoin what is Good and forbid evil<br />Counsel each other to be steadfast --- bear with fortitude and steadfastness the difficulties, hardships, trials, losses and deprivations which befall <br />ICNA Sisters' Wing<br />
<ul><li>First two qualities are individual and later two collective.
Importance of collectivism ---- ICNA sister’s swing --- Work together on the basis of Kalimah Shadah, being witness to Mankind and importance of working collectively.
Companions of the Prophet(SAW)would not part company until they had recited Surah Al-Asr to each other.</li></ul>ICNA Sisters' Wing<br />
SURAH AL humazah<br />ICNA Sisters' Wing<br />
<ul><li>هُمَزَةٍ ----- Back bite and speak ill of a person behind his back.
لُّمَزَةِ ۙ ---- Slander, deride, taunting,raising finger and winks.
Woe for both above diseases ---- Evaluate our own selves --- Reason for these is intoxication of wealth, arrogance, superiority complex, self praise and degrading others.
Collecting wealth and thinking it will remain for ever ---- What do we collect?
الۡحُطَمَةِ ---- The Crusher ---- Useless and garbage things thrown away
The fire will reach the place which is the center of man's evil thoughts, false beliefs, impure desires and feelings, and wicked motives and intentions --- Heart
Arrogance, pride, degrading others, love of wealth and desires --- Heart</li></ul>ICNA Sisters' Wing<br />
<ul><li>Theme of Surah --- Belief and practice --- Love of the world causes nations to lose faith and cosign Allah to oblivion.
Characteristics of those who denies religion, reject Day of Judgment and accountability.</li></ul>Repulses the orphans away.<br />Not urges or pursue others to feed the needy ---- Moral corruption.<br /><ul><li>Warning for those who are heedless in their prayers and those who shows off.
Showing off and Heedlessness in Salah ---- How? --- Evaluate our own prayers?
Deny people the articles of common necessity ---- Stinginess, love of Dunya.</li></ul>ICNA Sisters' Wing<br />
SURAH AL kauthar<br />ICNA Sisters' Wing<br />
<ul><li>Cause of Revelation ---- Attitude of Kuffars in Makah at death of Rasollah(SAW)’s sons
Different meanings and aspects of Kauthar ---- Fountain in Paradise, River in Paradise,Abundance of countless benefits and blessings, Blessing of Quran, Blessing of the exaltation of renown(Durood, AdhAn, Salah, Shadah)
For thankfulness and gratitude for blessings ---- Offer Salah and Sacrifice
Surah Anaam Ayah 162 --- Supplication that everything I do is to seek pleasure of Allah.
Rasolallah’s enemy is cut off from the roots --- Relate with todays situation. </li></ul>ICNA Sisters' Wing<br />
SURAH AL kafirun<br />ICNA Sisters' Wing<br />
<ul><li>Virtues and characteristics of this Surah ---- Kafirun and Ikhlas in Sunnah prayer of Fajr and Maghrib --- Recite before sleeping.
Cause of Revelation ---- Dangerous maneuver of Mushriks of Makah
No compromise between Falsehood and Truth ---- No give and take in matters of Faith.
Don’t mix religious tolerance with all disassociations with Shirk.
Our role ---- Inter faith dialogues ---- Is there such thing as progressive Islam?</li></ul>ICNA Sisters' Wing<br />
Character of Abu Lahab: Enemy of Islam --- Opposition of a blood relative, Stingy and wealth lover
Ravaging neighborly, relative and moral ethics.
Death of disgrace ---- Wealth didn’t help a bit.
Role of His wife, Umm Jamil, Urwa ----carrier of slanderous tales</li></ul>ICNA Sisters' Wing<br />
SURAH Al Ikhlas<br />ICNA Sisters' Wing<br />
<ul><li>Virtues and Importance of this Surah.
Complete Introduction of Allah(SWT) ---- Oneness of Allah and complete negation of Shirk.
One-third of the Quran ---- Quran is based on three doctrines: Tauhid, Apostleship and the Hereafter. This Surah teaches Tauhid, pure and undefiled
الصَّمَدُ ----- Who has no superior and to whom people turn for fulfillment of their desires and needs, thus all people depend on Him and He does not depend on any one. Who is faultless and exclusive in His attributes.
None is comparable to Him in rank and position.</li></ul>ICNA Sisters' Wing<br />
MU’AWWIDHATAYN<br />SURAH AL FALAQ<br />+<br />SURAH AN NAS<br />ICNA Sisters' Wing<br />
<ul><li>The two Surahs in which refuge with Allah has been sought.
Virtues and Importance of both Surahs ---- Protection against physical and spiritual afflictions.
Cause of the Revelation ----- Magic and its effects on The Holy Prophet(SAW)
Question of Reciting Charms and Amulets in Islam ---- Tawakul Ilallah, asking Allah for His Help, Supplications
Asking refuge from some body other than Allah is Shirk.
Taoozat ---- Some Taooozat taught by Rasolallah(SAW)
Relation between Surah Al-Fatihah and the Mu'awwidhatayn.</li></ul>ICNA Sisters' Wing<br />
SURAH AL FALAQ<br /><ul><li>Seeking refuge with the Lord Who brings out the bright daylight from the darkness of night so that He may likewise bring well-being for me from all kinds of physical and psychical dangers.
Evil of all creatures ---- Creator has power over His creations.
Evil of the dark night ---- Most of the crimes are done in darkness.
Evil of those who do magic ---- Magic is one of the Major sins.
Evil of Jealous ones ---- Jealousy eats good deeds like fire eats up wood.
How can we save ourselves from Jealousy and Jealous ones ---- Tawakul Ilallah , Dua , be envious rather than jealous.</li></ul>ICNA Sisters' Wing<br />
SURAH AN NAS<br /><ul><li>Three attributes of our Lord who gives protection against evil mischief of Satan.</li></ul>رَبِّ ----- Sustainer, Providence of all mankind<br />مَلِكِ ----- The King, Master ; who has full control on Mankind.<br />اِلٰهِ ---- Diet, only worthy of worship, who listen to all invocations and redress them<br /><ul><li>الۡخَـنَّاسِ----- whisper, delusions, whispering an evil suggestion into his heart, efforts to seduce and tempt again and again, whispering and retreat and then repeat gain.
The whisperer can be Jin or Human or ones own Nafs.</li></ul>ICNA Sisters' Wing<br />