ICNA Sisters WingRuku No 1:• Circumstances in which Surah was revealed? --- Question from unbelievers in Makkah --- Why didthe Israelites go to Egypt?• Resemblance between story of Yusuf(AS) and unbelievers in Makkah -- Proof of Prophet hood ofMuhammad(SAW), good can come out of an evil, announcement of forgiveness, Whatever Allahwills, He fulfills it any how.• Why language of Quran is Arabic? ----- The best narrative; Yosuf(AS)’s story
ICNA Sisters Wing• What should we do to implant and propagate the love of fathers in our kids heart?• Justice among siblings, their jealousy ---- How Satan’s take advantage from it?• Yosuf(AS)’s dream and its reality.• ---- the comprehension of the deeper meaning of things ----full understanding of theproblems of life and their solutions and the insight to reach at the reality of every matter.
ICNA Sisters WingRuku No 2:• Great signs and instructions in Yusuf(AS)’s story.• The dialect used by sons for their father.• Fulfill the lust of heart by doing a certain evil thing, then repent and become good again.• Why Jealousy is bad? --- Harmful to one’s self and others --- How we can prevent it?• Conspiracy by brothers ---- Throwing into the well ---- Inexpert criminals(blood on un rip shirt)
ICNA Sisters Wing• Seduction of inner desires ---- evil souls have made it easy to commit a heinous act.• ---- Patience in good grace ---- a patience that enables one to endure all kinds oftroubles and afflictions in a calm, self-possessed and unemotional manner, without complainingor crying or weeping.• Trust in God( Tawakul Ilallah) comes from patience and it’s a quality of faith.
ICNA Sisters WingRuku No 3:• Establishing Yusuf(AS) in Egypt ---- Allah’s Plan and arrangements for his training.• -- comprehend the deeper meaning of things, interpretation of events, experienceand insight , interpretation of dreams• Yusuf’s trials --- Zuleikha --- Youth living in North America goes through the same trial.• The strongest defense against sins(indecency and immodesty) is the seeking of protection fromAllah Himself ---- Taoozat
ICNA Sisters Wing• Unlawful lustful desires = Animalism• Aziz’s wife act was not spontaneous emotional act but a planned act.• Safety from Indecency and Immodesty ---- Surah Nur and Surah Ahzab• Accusing Yusuf (AS) but circumstantial evidence were in His favor.• Fitna --- Women trying to seduce but when unsuccessful accused them
ICNA Sisters WingRuku No 4:• Gossips of the ladies in the city ---- Moral depravity ---- Immoral atmosphere of elite class;comments on affairs, taunting each other, spreading lewdness, sly talk, magazines etc.• Banquet arrangements and women’s behavior ---- Confidence or impudent( offensive boldness)• Moral condition of the higher class of the Egyptian society ---- Current situation of Obscenity
ICNA Sisters Wing• Self control shown by Yusuf(AS) during all charms and allurements set by Satan.• Obscenity or Prison ---- Two choices ---- Yusuf(As) ask Allah for help, His supplication• Imprisonment of Yusuf(AS) --- Pressure of elites on courts
ICNA Sisters WingRuku No 5:• Yusuf(AS)’s way of preaching ---- Right procedure of presenting the message.• Before telling the interpretation of dreams , he told the basic principle of deen ---- madefull use of opportunity, preaching only when other is ready to listen.• Another principle of Dawa ---- Talking with people according to their mental level, anexample of Lord and slave to an employee
ICNA Sisters Wing• Instead of criticizing other’s religion, announce your own faith ---- Avoid argumentations• Inviting people to ponder on Allah’s Grace upon us and our thankfulness.• What kind of planning we do to prepare ourselves for delivering the message?• Polytheism --- pursuance of forefathers ---- idle fabricated names (fascination)
ICNA Sisters WingRuku No 6:• Every thing will happen at its appointed time ---- Wine maker forgot about Yusuf(AS)• King’s dream and it’s interpretation by Yusuf(AS).• Along with the interpretation he also gave good counsel based on wisdom and fellow feeling , asolution for events to come.
ICNA Sisters WingRuku No 7:• Good morals and reputation is more important than freedom.• Consideration of the house where He(AS) lived, he talked about women who cut their hand.• Acceptance of guilt by all women.• Patience and forbearance by Yusuf(AS) ---- No self praising but instead told the reality oftempting pressures of evil on human soul.
ICNA Sisters Wing• The three states of human soul .• Seeking an office is not permissible except under particular conditions --- Volunteering himselfto establish deen of Allah ---- Utilizing your skills for a just cause.• Allah’s plan --- Good coming at end out of evil , trials for training, reward for faith,taqwa and patience here and hereafter.
ICNA Sisters WingRuku No 8:• Encounter with brothers --- trying to met Benjamin• Purpose of returning back the capital they paid.• Supplication Ayah 64 for protection --- When someone is departing• The way Yaqub(AS) talks with his sons --- Remembrance of Allah(SWT) in between dialogues,glorifying Him --- Connect your kids with Allah(SWT)• Allah is the Best Protector and is the Most Merciful.
ICNA Sisters Wing• Taking pledge from kids --- Making Allah witness --- Trying to reform conduct of kids.• Great qualities of character as a father --- Good dealings and good manners.• Instruction of entering the city different gates ---- . Prevention from an evil eye.• Allah’s will, destiny --- Necessary precaution, admonition and practical measures should be done buttrust on Allah is compulsory.
ICNA Sisters WingRuku No 9:• Planning of Allah(SWT) for Yusuf(AS) to detain Benjamin.• Difference between (King’s Law) and (Islamic Law) ---Law of land ; Allah’s law• Deen is not just rituals, it include dealings, relations, morals, social, economical and politicallaws . Sovereignty belongs to Allah alone and he made these laws its His right that Hisobedience is obligatory.• Accusation of theft on Yusuf(AS) from his brothers and his patience.
ICNA Sisters WingRuku No 10:• The role of Biggest brother.• ---- Gracious patience ---- Yaqub(AS) ; patience in pain and its merits and rewards.• Seduction of inner desire --- Soul made it easy to engage in evil, dighting the fact.• Tawakul Ilallah ---- Allah is All-Knowing, All-Wise.• --- Choked up with sorrow but suppressing anger and grief -- effect on Yuqub(AS)’s sight
ICNA Sisters Wing• Addressing sorrow and grief only to Allah.• Despair of Allahs mercy is Kufr.• Third meeting between Yusuf(AS) and his brothers ---- Announcement of forgiveness.• Admission of Allah’s favors --- Fear of Allah, Taqwa , Mohsin• Ayah 92 --- Rasolallah(SAW) recited this Ayah at victory of Makah --- magnanimity ; forgivingothers as we need forgiveness from Allah(SWT)
ICNA Sisters WingRuku No 11:• Smelling the fragrance of Yusuf(AS) ----- Miracle of return of sight• Allah’s will --- Ponder on the whole story.• Request of Yusuf(AS) to his father for praying for forgiveness of his brothers.• Dream comes true.• Avoiding further embarrassment of his brother ---- blaming Satan for stirring discord betweenbrothers.
ICNA Sisters Wing• Instead of boasting or bragging, remembrance of blessings and favors from Allah(SWT) , glorifyingHim, bowing on Allah’s graciousness --- Increase of love for Allah and Iman.• Ayah 101 --- Supplication for obedience till death and company of pious in Hereafter.
ICNA Sisters WingRuku No 12:• Shirk is biggest crime.• Why the messenger have to be human?• Three characteristics of Quran.• Lessons in stories for people of understanding.1. Guidance for man.2. Detail exposition of everything.3. Mercy