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[Slideshare] akhlaq- (january-2015) -lesson #7(c) -building-submission-upon-5-pillars-[contn'd]-(18-march-2015)

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[Slideshare] akhlaq- (january-2015) -lesson #7(c) -building-submission-upon-5-pillars-[contn'd]-(18-march-2015)

  1. 1. ““INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OFINTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF ‘‘ILM -AL-AKHLAQILM -AL-AKHLAQ ”” 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 LESSON # 7 c – (continuation)LESSON # 7 c – (continuation) “BUILDING YOUR SUBMISSION TO ALLAH UPON FIVE ASPECTS” IN THE NAME OF ALLAH,IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOST COMPASSIONATE,MOST COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFUL.MOST MERCIFUL. “Verily! You (Muhammad) are upon the most exalted (Khuluq) disposition.” INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OFINTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF ‘‘ILM AL-AKHLAQILM AL-AKHLAQ Using text & curriculum he has developed especially forUsing text & curriculum he has developed especially for Muslim converts and young Adult English-speaking Muslims.Muslim converts and young Adult English-speaking Muslims. ““To seek knowledge is obligatory upon every Muslim (male & female)”To seek knowledge is obligatory upon every Muslim (male & female)” UPDATED ON 18 MARCH 2015All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  2. 2. FROM PREVIOUS LESSONFROM PREVIOUS LESSON All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  3. 3. 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;to safeguard; shelter; shield; take care from; precaution; avert; etc.take care from; precaution; avert; etc.”” Thus the implication is “Thus the implication is “to have regard or being conscious of Allahto have regard or being conscious of Allah such that we are especially cautious (by safeguarding ourselvessuch that we are especially cautious (by safeguarding ourselves and our deeds from all sins), so as not to incur His wrath andand our deeds from all sins), so as not to incur His wrath and punishmentpunishment..”” TAQWATAQWA All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  4. 4. In summary,In summary, TAQWATAQWA is that state of consciousness of Allah s.w.t.is that state of consciousness of Allah s.w.t. with:with: [1] AWARENESS[1] AWARENESS [2] UNDERSTANDING[2] UNDERSTANDING [3] REVERENCE[3] REVERENCE [4] AWE[4] AWE [5] HOPE[5] HOPE [6] SHAME[6] SHAME All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  5. 5. MUSLIMMUSLIM MU’MEENMU’MEEN MUMUHHSEENSEEN MUKHLISWEEN MUTTAQEENMUTTAQEEN LEVELS OF ATTAINMENTLEVELS OF ATTAINMENT TOWARDS HIGHEST STATE OFTOWARDS HIGHEST STATE OF TAQWATAQWA Believer Submission Best or righteous conduct Sincerity God-consciousness or Piety TASAWWUR ISLAMTASAWWUR ISLAM All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  6. 6. FROM PREVIOUS LESSON # 7 aFROM PREVIOUS LESSON # 7 a All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  7. 7. ““AND SOAND SO, set thy face steadfastly, set thy face steadfastly towards the [one ever-true] faith,towards the [one ever-true] faith, turning away from all that is falseturning away from all that is false, in accordance with the natural, in accordance with the natural disposition (disposition (FITRAHFITRAH) which Allah has instilled into man: [for,]) which Allah has instilled into man: [for,] not tonot to allow any change to corruptallow any change to corrupt what Allah has thus createdwhat Allah has thus created this is thethis is the [purpose of the one] ever-true faith[purpose of the one] ever-true faith; but most people know it not.”; but most people know it not.” ((Qur’an: Rum: 30: 30Qur’an: Rum: 30: 30)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  8. 8. ““But unto him who shall haveBut unto him who shall have stood in fear of his Sustainer'sstood in fear of his Sustainer's Presence,Presence, andand held backheld back his inner self (his inner self (NAFSNAFS) from base desires) from base desires ((HAWAHAWA), paradise will truly be the goal!”), paradise will truly be the goal!” ((Qur’an: Nazi’at: 79: 40-41Qur’an: Nazi’at: 79: 40-41)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  9. 9. ““And so those who wereAnd so those who were given knowledgegiven knowledge maymay knowknow that it isthat it is the truth from your Lord and [therefore]the truth from your Lord and [therefore] believebelieve in it, and theirin it, and their hearts (hearts (QULUBUHUMQULUBUHUM)) humbly submithumbly submit to it. And indeed is Allahto it. And indeed is Allah the Guide of those who have believed to a straight path.”the Guide of those who have believed to a straight path.” ((Qur’an: Hajj: 22: 54Qur’an: Hajj: 22: 54)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  10. 10. FROM PREVIOUS LESSON # 7 a –FROM PREVIOUS LESSON # 7 a – All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
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  12. 12. ““O you who have attained to faith!O you who have attained to faith! Respond to theRespond to the call of Allah and the Messenger whenever he callscall of Allah and the Messenger whenever he calls you unto that which will give you lifeyou unto that which will give you life; and know that; and know that Allah intervenes between man and [the desires of]Allah intervenes between man and [the desires of] his heart, and that unto Him you shall be gathered.“his heart, and that unto Him you shall be gathered.“ ((Qur’an: Anfal: 8: 24Qur’an: Anfal: 8: 24)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015) PREVIOUS LESSON
  13. 13. ““Islam (submission to the Will of Allah) is built upon five .... “Islam (submission to the Will of Allah) is built upon five .... “ ((Hadith of the Prophet Muhammad s.a.wHadith of the Prophet Muhammad s.a.w.).) ““Do not regard your duty inDo not regard your duty in ‘ibadat‘ibadat as mere rituals,as mere rituals, For they are for your education and developmentFor they are for your education and development to become truly a Muslim”to become truly a Muslim” All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015) PREVIOUS LESSON
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  16. 16. ““O YOU who have attained to faith!O YOU who have attained to faith! What is amiss withWhat is amiss with you that, when you are called upon, "Go forth andyou that, when you are called upon, "Go forth and strive in Allah's cause," you cling heavily to the earth?strive in Allah's cause," you cling heavily to the earth? Would you content yourselves with [the comforts of]Would you content yourselves with [the comforts of] thisthis worldly life in preference to [the good of] the life toworldly life in preference to [the good of] the life to come?come? But the enjoyment of life in this world is but aBut the enjoyment of life in this world is but a paltry thing when compared with the life to come!”paltry thing when compared with the life to come!” ((Qur’an: Taubah: 9: 38Qur’an: Taubah: 9: 38)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015) PREVIOUS LESSON
  17. 17. ““ When you see that Allah bestows upon the servant (a person)When you see that Allah bestows upon the servant (a person) the worldly things which he loves, although he is uponthe worldly things which he loves, although he is upon disobedience (towards Allah), verily that isdisobedience (towards Allah), verily that is ISTIDRAJISTIDRAJ (which only(which only cause him to be deceived and go further from Allah’s pleasure).”cause him to be deceived and go further from Allah’s pleasure).” ((Hadith reported by AhmadHadith reported by Ahmad)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015) PREVIOUS LESSON
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  19. 19. “Every soul is bound to taste death (MAWT) : but only on the Day of Resurrection (YAUM-AL-QIYAA-MAH) will you be requited in full [for whatever you have done] - whereupon he that shall be drawn away from the fire (AN-NAAR) and brought into paradise (AL-JANNAH) will indeed have gained a triumph (FAAZ): for the life of this world (HAYAA-TID-DUNYA) is nothing but an enjoyment of self-delusion (GHURUR).” (Qur’an: ‘Aali ‘Imran: 4: 185) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015) PREVIOUS LESSON
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  21. 21. “O you who have believed, shall I guide you to a transaction that will save you from a painful punishment? [It is that] you (TU’- MINUU) believe in Allah and His Messenger and (TU-JAA-HIDUU) strive in the cause of Allah (SABEELILLAAH) with your wealth (AMWAA-LIKUM) and your lives (ANFUSIKUM). That is best for you, if you should know. He will forgive for you your sins and admit you to gardens beneath which rivers flow and pleasant dwellings in gardens of perpetual residence. That is the great attainment (FAUZUL-’AZEEM).” (Qur’an: Saff: 61: 10-12) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015) PREVIOUS LESSON
  22. 22. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015) ““Be not deceivedBe not deceived by the [uninhibited] movement of the disbelieversby the [uninhibited] movement of the disbelievers throughout the land:throughout the land: [It is but] a small enjoyment[It is but] a small enjoyment; then their [final]; then their [final] refuge is Hell, and wretched is the resting place)!”refuge is Hell, and wretched is the resting place)!” ((Qur’an: Aali ‘Imran: 3: 196-197Qur’an: Aali ‘Imran: 3: 196-197)) PREVIOUS LESSON
  23. 23. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015) “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: 198Qur’an: Aali ‘Imran: 3: 198)) PREVIOUS LESSON
  24. 24. ““Islam (submission to the Will of Allah) is built upon five .... “Islam (submission to the Will of Allah) is built upon five .... “ ((Hadith of the Prophet Muhammad s.a.wHadith of the Prophet Muhammad s.a.w.).) ““Do not regard your duty inDo not regard your duty in ‘ibadat‘ibadat as mere rituals,as mere rituals, For they are for your education and developmentFor they are for your education and development to become truly a Muslim –to become truly a Muslim – to attain the True Successto attain the True Success”” All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015) PREVIOUS LESSON
  25. 25. PREVIOUS LESSON # 7 b –PREVIOUS LESSON # 7 b – All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  26. 26. SELF-ACTUALIZATION WITH ‘SHAHADATAIN’WITH ‘SHAHADATAIN’ GUIDED BY THE “SHARI’AH”GUIDED BY THE “SHARI’AH” Human perfection ISLAM BEGINS WITH 26 TASAWWUR ISLAMTASAWWUR ISLAM ““O you who have attained to faith! (O you who have attained to faith! (UD-KHULU – FIS-SIL-MI – KAA-FAUD-KHULU – FIS-SIL-MI – KAA-FA)) Surrender yourselves wholly unto Allah, and follow not Satan'sSurrender yourselves wholly unto Allah, and follow not Satan's footsteps, for, verily, he is your open foe.“footsteps, for, verily, he is your open foe.“ ((Qur’an: Baqarah: 2-208Qur’an: Baqarah: 2-208)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015) PREVIOUS LESSON
  27. 27. SELF-ACTUALIZATION WITH ‘SHAHADATAIN’WITH ‘SHAHADATAIN’ Esteem, Love / sense of belonging Safety, Physiological, GUIDED BY THE “SHARI’AH”GUIDED BY THE “SHARI’AH” RIGHTEOUSNESS & PIETYRIGHTEOUSNESS & PIETY ((Bir/ TaqwaBir/ Taqwa)) HONOUR & SELF-ESTEEM,HONOUR & SELF-ESTEEM, ((‘Izzat/Ikram‘Izzat/Ikram)) SENSE OF BELONGINGSENSE OF BELONGING ((Usrah/UmmahUsrah/Ummah)) SECURITY,SECURITY, ((Ahkam/Jihad/SalaamAhkam/Jihad/Salaam)) BASIC NEEDSBASIC NEEDS ((Halal/HaramHalal/Haram)) Human perfection ISLAM BEGINS WITH 27 TASAWWUR ISLAMTASAWWUR ISLAM ISLAM EMPHASISE FURTHER All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015) PREVIOUS LESSON
  28. 28. SELF-ACTUALIZATION WITH ‘SHAHADATAIN’WITH ‘SHAHADATAIN’ Esteem, Love / belonging Safety, Physiological, GUIDED BY THE “SHARI’AH”GUIDED BY THE “SHARI’AH” RIGHTEOUSNESS & PIETYRIGHTEOUSNESS & PIETY ((Bir/ TaqwaBir/ Taqwa)) HONOUR & SELF-ESTEEM,HONOUR & SELF-ESTEEM, ((‘Izzat/Ikram‘Izzat/Ikram)) SENSE OF BELONGING (SENSE OF BELONGING (Usrah/UmmahUsrah/Ummah)) SECURITY, (SECURITY, (Ahkam/Jihad/SalaamAhkam/Jihad/Salaam)) BASIC NEEDS (BASIC NEEDS (Halal/HaramHalal/Haram)) Human perfection TASAWWUR ISLAMTASAWWUR ISLAM ISLAM BEGINS WITH 28 ISLAM EMPHASISE FURTHER ““SELF-PURIFICATION”SELF-PURIFICATION” Tazkiyyatun-NafsTazkiyyatun-Nafs All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015) PREVIOUS LESSON
  29. 29. SELF-ACTUALIZATION WITH ‘SHAHADATAIN’WITH ‘SHAHADATAIN’ GUIDED BY THE “SHARI’AH”GUIDED BY THE “SHARI’AH” Human perfection TASAWWUR ISLAMTASAWWUR ISLAM ISLAM BEGINS WITH 29 ““SELF-PURIFICATION”SELF-PURIFICATION” Tazkiyyatun-NafsTazkiyyatun-Nafs Thoroughly shedding every base, egoistic, animalistic, devilish, materialistic tendencies & desires, for higher angelic spiritual traits – termed ‘selfless Godliness’ - “RobbaaniyIn” modelled after Prophet Muhammad’s noble traits or disposition (Akhlaq). All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015) RIGHTEOUSNESS & PIETYRIGHTEOUSNESS & PIETY ((Bir/ TaqwaBir/ Taqwa)) HONOUR & SELF-ESTEEM,HONOUR & SELF-ESTEEM, ((‘Izzat/Ikram‘Izzat/Ikram)) SENSE OF BELONGING (SENSE OF BELONGING (Usrah/UmmahUsrah/Ummah)) SECURITY, (SECURITY, (Ahkam/Jihad/SalaamAhkam/Jihad/Salaam)) BASIC NEEDS (BASIC NEEDS (Halal/HaramHalal/Haram)) PREVIOUS LESSON
  30. 30. SELF-ACTUALIZATION WITH ‘SHAHADATAIN’WITH ‘SHAHADATAIN’ Esteem, Love / belonging Safety, Physiological, GUIDED BY THE “SHARI’AH”GUIDED BY THE “SHARI’AH” RIGHTEOUSNESS & PIETYRIGHTEOUSNESS & PIETY ((Bir/ TaqwaBir/ Taqwa)) HONOUR & SELF-ESTEEM,HONOUR & SELF-ESTEEM, ((‘Izzat/Ikram‘Izzat/Ikram)) SENSE OF BELONGING (SENSE OF BELONGING (Usrah/UmmahUsrah/Ummah)) SECURITY, (SECURITY, (Ahkam/Jihad/SalaamAhkam/Jihad/Salaam)) BASIC NEEDS (BASIC NEEDS (Halal/HaramHalal/Haram)) TASAWWUR ISLAMTASAWWUR ISLAM ISLAM BEGINS WITH 30 ““SELF-PURIFICATION”SELF-PURIFICATION” Tazkiyyatun-NafsTazkiyyatun-Nafs All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015) PREVIOUS LESSON
  31. 31. SELF-ACTUALIZATION WITH ‘SHAHADATAIN’WITH ‘SHAHADATAIN’ Esteem, Love / belonging Safety, Physiological, GUIDED BY THE “SHARI’AH”GUIDED BY THE “SHARI’AH” RIGHTEOUSNESS & PIETYRIGHTEOUSNESS & PIETY ((Bir/ TaqwaBir/ Taqwa)) HONOUR & SELF-ESTEEM,HONOUR & SELF-ESTEEM, ((‘Izzat/Ikram‘Izzat/Ikram)) SENSE OF BELONGING (SENSE OF BELONGING (Usrah/UmmahUsrah/Ummah)) SECURITY, (SECURITY, (Ahkam/Jihad/SalaamAhkam/Jihad/Salaam)) BASIC NEEDS (BASIC NEEDS (Halal/HaramHalal/Haram)) Human perfectionFurther ‘MUJAAHADAH’ , emulating Prophet Muhammad s.a.a.w with TAUFIQ from Allah - to attain ISLAM BEGINS WITH 31 TASAWWUR ISLAMTASAWWUR ISLAM ““INSAN KAAMIL”INSAN KAAMIL” ““INSAN ROB-BANI”INSAN ROB-BANI” ““SELF-PURIFICATION”SELF-PURIFICATION” Tazkiyyatun-NafsTazkiyyatun-Nafs All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015) PREVIOUS LESSON
  32. 32. SELF-ACTUALIZATION WITH ‘SHAHADATAIN’WITH ‘SHAHADATAIN’ Esteem, Love / belonging Safety, Physiological, GUIDED BY THE “SHARI’AH”GUIDED BY THE “SHARI’AH” RIGHTEOUSNESS & PIETYRIGHTEOUSNESS & PIETY ((Bir/ TaqwaBir/ Taqwa)) HONOUR & SELF-ESTEEM,HONOUR & SELF-ESTEEM, ((‘Izzat/Ikram‘Izzat/Ikram)) SENSE OF BELONGING (SENSE OF BELONGING (Usrah/UmmahUsrah/Ummah)) SECURITY, (SECURITY, (Ahkam/Jihad/SalaamAhkam/Jihad/Salaam)) BASIC NEEDS (BASIC NEEDS (Halal/HaramHalal/Haram)) Human perfectionFurther ‘MUJAAHADAH’ , emulating Prophet Muhammad s.a.a.w with TAUFIQ from Allah - to attain ISLAM BEGINS WITH 32 ““INSAN KAAMIL”INSAN KAAMIL” ““INSAN ROB-BANI”INSAN ROB-BANI”     "Be ye (Robbaniyin) worshippers of Him (Who is truly the Cherisher of all)"Be ye (Robbaniyin) worshippers of Him (Who is truly the Cherisher of all) for ye have taught the Book and ye have studied it earnestly." (Q:3:79)for ye have taught the Book and ye have studied it earnestly." (Q:3:79) ““SELF-PURIFICATION”SELF-PURIFICATION” Tazkiyyatun-NafsTazkiyyatun-Nafs TASAWWUR ISLAMTASAWWUR ISLAM All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015) PREVIOUS LESSON
  33. 33. ““Work for your worldly needs, as though you areWork for your worldly needs, as though you are goinggoing to live foreverto live forever, and strive (also to prepare) for your, and strive (also to prepare) for your Hereafter, as though you areHereafter, as though you are going to die tomorrowgoing to die tomorrow.”.” ((Hadith reported by BaihaqyHadith reported by Baihaqy)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015) PREVIOUS LESSON
  34. 34. PREVIOUS LESSON # 7 b –PREVIOUS LESSON # 7 b – All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  35. 35. ““And withal, (And withal, ( MAA-UMIRUUMAA-UMIRUU) they were not enjoined aught) they were not enjoined aught but (but (IL-LAAIL-LAA) that they should () that they should (LIYA’-BUDULLAAHLIYA’-BUDULLAAH) worship) worship (serve) Allah, ((serve) Allah, (MUKH-LI-SWEENMUKH-LI-SWEEN) sincere in their faith in Him) sincere in their faith in Him alone, turning away from all that is false (alone, turning away from all that is false (HUNAFAAHUNAFAA); ”); ” ((Qur’an: Bayyinat: 98: 5)Qur’an: Bayyinat: 98: 5) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015) PREVIOUS LESSON
  36. 36. ””Truly Allah lovesTruly Allah loves those who turn unto Him,those who turn unto Him, and loves (and loves (AL-MUTA-TWOH-HI-REENAL-MUTA-TWOH-HI-REEN) those) those who have a care for cleanliness (purity). “who have a care for cleanliness (purity). “ ((Qur’an: Baqarah: 2: 222Qur’an: Baqarah: 2: 222)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015) PREVIOUS LESSON
  37. 37. ””And He caused rain to descend on you from heaven, toAnd He caused rain to descend on you from heaven, to clean you therewith,clean you therewith, to remove from you the stainto remove from you the stain of Satanof Satan to (to (LI-YAR-BITWLI-YAR-BITW) strengthen your hearts () strengthen your hearts (QU-LUUBUKUMQU-LUUBUKUM),), and (and (YU-THAB-BITYU-THAB-BIT) to plant your feet firmly therewith.”) to plant your feet firmly therewith.” ((Qur’an: Anfal: 8: 11Qur’an: Anfal: 8: 11)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015) PREVIOUS LESSON
  38. 38. TO PROCEED THIS LESSON # 7 c –TO PROCEED THIS LESSON # 7 c – All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
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  40. 40. ““A BEGINNERS’ COURSE ONA BEGINNERS’ COURSE ON ISLAM”ISLAM” Lessons onLessons on Fardhu ‘Ain in English for AdultsFardhu ‘Ain in English for Adults conducted by Ustaz Zhulkeflee Hj Ismailconducted by Ustaz Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  41. 41. 41 Most often “SWOLAH” is translated as “prayer” – but this isMost often “SWOLAH” is translated as “prayer” – but this is not accurate, because in Islam there are two kinds of prayer:not accurate, because in Islam there are two kinds of prayer: [a] Non-specific prayer, communicating with Allah[a] Non-specific prayer, communicating with Allah to make requests, supplication etc. termed “du’a”.to make requests, supplication etc. termed “du’a”. Can be said in any language, at any time and onCan be said in any language, at any time and on any occasion.any occasion. ““A BEGINNERS’ COURSE ONA BEGINNERS’ COURSE ON ISLAM”ISLAM” Lessons onLessons on Fardhu ‘Ain in English for AdultsFardhu ‘Ain in English for Adults conducted by Ustaz Zhulkeflee Hj Ismailconducted by Ustaz Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  42. 42. 42 Most often “SWOLAH” is translated as “prayer” – but this isMost often “SWOLAH” is translated as “prayer” – but this is not accurate, because in Islam there are two kinds of prayer:not accurate, because in Islam there are two kinds of prayer: [b] Specific form of devotion or prayer termed[b] Specific form of devotion or prayer termed ““SWOLAHSWOLAH” :” : a prescribed form of worship as shown by thea prescribed form of worship as shown by the Prophet Muhammad [pbuh] comprising of:Prophet Muhammad [pbuh] comprising of: (1)(1) Intention ;Intention ; (2)(2) Recitation; andRecitation; and (3)(3) Action or postures.Action or postures. ““A BEGINNERS’ COURSE ONA BEGINNERS’ COURSE ON ISLAM”ISLAM” Lessons onLessons on Fardhu ‘Ain in English for AdultsFardhu ‘Ain in English for Adults conducted by Ustaz Zhulkeflee Hj Ismailconducted by Ustaz Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  43. 43. ““(Establish you)(Establish you) SwolahSwolah (in the way or manner which)(in the way or manner which) you see me (do the)you see me (do the) swolahswolah.”.” ((Hadith narrated by Bukhary and MuslimHadith narrated by Bukhary and Muslim)) ““A BEGINNERS’ COURSE ONA BEGINNERS’ COURSE ON ISLAM”ISLAM” Lessons onLessons on Fardhu ‘Ain in English for AdultsFardhu ‘Ain in English for Adults conducted by Ustaz Zhulkeflee Hj Ismailconducted by Ustaz Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  44. 44. 44 Ta’rifTa’rif (definition)(definition) From the point of view ofFrom the point of view of SyaraSyara’ (legal) which is descriptive:’ (legal) which is descriptive: ““It consists of some recitations and actions, beginning withIt consists of some recitations and actions, beginning with glorification (glorification (TakbirTakbir), and is concluded with), and is concluded with SalaamSalaam (greeting of(greeting of Peace) – with which we worship Allah (formal devotion) byPeace) – with which we worship Allah (formal devotion) by complying with all its fixed conditions.”complying with all its fixed conditions.” ““A BEGINNERS’ COURSE ONA BEGINNERS’ COURSE ON ISLAM”ISLAM” Lessons onLessons on Fardhu ‘Ain in English for AdultsFardhu ‘Ain in English for Adults conducted by Ustaz Zhulkeflee Hj Ismailconducted by Ustaz Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  45. 45. 45 Ta’rifTa’rif (definition)(definition) Its “Its “HaqiqatHaqiqat” (Reality) is defined as:” (Reality) is defined as: ““ Presenting our entire self to Allah, with reverential fear towardsPresenting our entire self to Allah, with reverential fear towards Him, as well as instilling in our self, sense of esteem towards HisHim, as well as instilling in our self, sense of esteem towards His Glory and Greatness, as well as towards His Absolute and PerfectGlory and Greatness, as well as towards His Absolute and Perfect Power”Power” ““A BEGINNERS’ COURSE ONA BEGINNERS’ COURSE ON ISLAM”ISLAM” Lessons onLessons on Fardhu ‘Ain in English for AdultsFardhu ‘Ain in English for Adults conducted by Ustaz Zhulkeflee Hj Ismailconducted by Ustaz Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  46. 46. 46 Ta’rifTa’rif (definition)(definition) ““Ruh al-SwolahRuh al-Swolah” i.e. the Essence or Spirit of” i.e. the Essence or Spirit of SwolahSwolah is definedis defined:: ””Communion (Communion (TawajjuhTawajjuh) of our entire self, with) of our entire self, with hopehope andand completecomplete reliancereliance towards Allah, withtowards Allah, with humilithumility in His presence andy in His presence and sinceritysincerity,, be it in ourbe it in our DzikrDzikr (utterances of His remembrance),(utterances of His remembrance), Du’aDu’a (supplications) and praises ((supplications) and praises (GlorificationGlorification of Him).”of Him).” ““A BEGINNERS’ COURSE ONA BEGINNERS’ COURSE ON ISLAM”ISLAM” Lessons onLessons on Fardhu ‘Ain in English for AdultsFardhu ‘Ain in English for Adults conducted by Ustaz Zhulkeflee Hj Ismailconducted by Ustaz Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
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  48. 48. ““ Enjoin (WA’-MUR)) prayer (SWOLAH) on thyEnjoin (WA’-MUR)) prayer (SWOLAH) on thy people (family), and be patient and constantpeople (family), and be patient and constant thereintherein. We ask thee not to provide sustenance:. We ask thee not to provide sustenance: We provide it for thee. But the (fruit of) theWe provide it for thee. But the (fruit of) the Hereafter is for Righteousness.”Hereafter is for Righteousness.” ((Qur’an: TaHa: 20: 132Qur’an: TaHa: 20: 132)) * WA’-MUR = to command; instruct etc. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  49. 49. ““But there came after them successors who neglectedBut there came after them successors who neglected prayer (prayer (SWOLAHSWOLAH) and pursued desires; so they are) and pursued desires; so they are going to meet evil (Destruction)― “going to meet evil (Destruction)― “ ((Qur’an: Mariam: 19: 59Qur’an: Mariam: 19: 59)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  50. 50. ““But after them there followed a posterity who missedBut after them there followed a posterity who missed prayers (prayers (swolahswolah) and followed after lusts: soon, then) and followed after lusts: soon, then will they face Destruction― “will they face Destruction― “ ((Qur’an: Mariam: 19: 59Qur’an: Mariam: 19: 59)) WE SEEK REFUGE IN ALLAH FROM THIS !WE SEEK REFUGE IN ALLAH FROM THIS ! All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  51. 51. ““When people leave (set aside) the affairs of theirWhen people leave (set aside) the affairs of their DEENDEEN – religion, because of their concern in improving– religion, because of their concern in improving their worldly matters, then Allah will open upon themtheir worldly matters, then Allah will open upon them much danger (harm).”much danger (harm).” ((Hadith reported by AhmadHadith reported by Ahmad)) IN THE NAME OF ALLAH,IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOST COMPASSIONATE,MOST COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFULMOST MERCIFUL All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  52. 52. ““The head of the matter isThe head of the matter is Al-IslamAl-Islam;; its pillar is the (obligatory) prayer i.e.its pillar is the (obligatory) prayer i.e. SwolahSwolah;; and its highest pinnacle isand its highest pinnacle is JihadJihad (striving with utmost)(striving with utmost) in the way of Allah.”in the way of Allah.” ((Hadith reported by MuslimHadith reported by Muslim)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  53. 53. ““TheThe SwolahSwolah is pillar of the religion, whosoever establishes it,is pillar of the religion, whosoever establishes it, establishes the religion; and whosoever destroys it,establishes the religion; and whosoever destroys it, destroys the religion.”destroys the religion.” ((Hadith narrated by Baihaqy from ‘Umar r.aHadith narrated by Baihaqy from ‘Umar r.a.).) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
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  55. 55. ““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 (2015)
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  57. 57. ““O You who are leaders !O You who are leaders ! Verily,Verily, I consider to be theI consider to be the most important duty (of leaders)most important duty (of leaders) , which must be, which must be carried out diligently, is : in the matter ofcarried out diligently, is : in the matter of SWOLAHSWOLAH.. Whosoever neglects his (duty of)Whosoever neglects his (duty of) SwolahSwolah, more so, more so would he neglect his other duties. There is no share (ofwould he neglect his other duties. There is no share (of goodness) in Islam for those who discardgoodness) in Islam for those who discard As-SwolahAs-Swolah”” (Hadith reported by Malik)(Hadith reported by Malik) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  58. 58. “Between the man and disbelief (KUFR) is the abandonment of the prayer (SWOLAH).” (Hadith reported by Ahmad, Ibnu Majah, Abu Dawud and Muslim) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  59. 59. ““ And be ye not like those who forgot Allah; and HeAnd be ye not like those who forgot Allah; and He made them forget their own selves (souls)! Such are themade them forget their own selves (souls)! Such are the rebellious transgressors (rebellious transgressors (FAASIQUNFAASIQUN)!”)!” ((Qur’an: Hashr: 59:19Qur’an: Hashr: 59:19)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  60. 60. When We decide to destroy a population, We (first) send aWhen We decide to destroy a population, We (first) send a definite order to those among them who are given the gooddefinite order to those among them who are given the good things of this life and yet transgress; so that the word is provedthings of this life and yet transgress; so that the word is proved true against them: then We destroy them utterly.”true against them: then We destroy them utterly.” ((Qur’an: al-Isra: 17: 16Qur’an: al-Isra: 17: 16)) AN-NASEEHAHAN-NASEEHAH Sincere AdviceSincere Advice All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)) IN THE NAME OF ALLAH,IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOST COMPASSIONATE,MOST COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFULMOST MERCIFUL.. ““ REMEMBERREMEMBER :: With every power, status, wealth and well-beingWith every power, status, wealth and well-being given to you, it comes with a big social responsibility which, ifgiven to you, it comes with a big social responsibility which, if neglected, may be the primary cause of calamity upon others andneglected, may be the primary cause of calamity upon others and bring Allah’s destruction of the entire society.bring Allah’s destruction of the entire society.
  61. 61. "Verily I am Allah: there is no god but I: so serve thou Me"Verily I am Allah: there is no god but I: so serve thou Me (only), and ((only), and (AQEEMAQEEM) establish regular prayer () establish regular prayer (AS-SWOLAHAS-SWOLAH)) for My Remembrance. (for My Remembrance. (DZIK-RIDZIK-RI)”)” ((Qur’an: TaHa: 20:14Qur’an: TaHa: 20:14)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  62. 62. ““If anyone withdrawsIf anyone withdraws himself from (himself from (DZIKRI-RADZIKRI-RAHH-MAAN-MAAN)) remembrance of Most Gracious, (remembrance of Most Gracious, (NU-QOY-YID-LAHUNU-QOY-YID-LAHU) We) We appoint for him an evil oneappoint for him an evil one to be an intimate companion toto be an intimate companion to him (him (QO-REENQO-REEN). Such (evil ones) really). Such (evil ones) really hinder them from thehinder them from the Path but they think that they are being guided aright!Path but they think that they are being guided aright! ““ ((Qur’an: Zukhruf: 49: 36-37Qur’an: Zukhruf: 49: 36-37)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  63. 63. It is clear that Muslims who do not uphold and consistently perform their obligatory Swolah inevitably fall prey into following Satan’s footsteps, drawn into sins, due to the temptations and the glitters of the love for the world. To help any Muslims in whatever problems they face, reminding them to keep to fulfilling their most important obligation – Swolah – is crucial. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)
  64. 64. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015) “O you who have believed, do not approach prayer while you are intoxicated until you know what you are saying ..” (Qur’an: An-Nisa’: 4: 43)
  65. 65. “Those who believe, and whose hearts find their rest in the remembrance of Allah –DZIKRULLAH- for, verily, in the remembrance of Allah [men's] hearts do find their rest (tranquillity)-: “ (Qur’an: Ra-’ad: 13: 28) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  66. 66. ““It is He (Allah) who sent downIt is He (Allah) who sent down tranquillity into the heartstranquillity into the hearts of the believersof the believers that they would increase in faith alongthat they would increase in faith along with their [present] faith. “with their [present] faith. “ ((Qur’an: Fath: 48: 4Qur’an: Fath: 48: 4)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  67. 67. ““And establish Regular Prayer (And establish Regular Prayer (SwolahSwolah) : for Prayer) : for Prayer restrains from shameful and unjust deeds;restrains from shameful and unjust deeds; andand remembrance of Allah isremembrance of Allah is the greatest (thing in life)the greatest (thing in life) without doubt.without doubt.”” ((Qur’an: Ankabut: 29: 45Qur’an: Ankabut: 29: 45)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  68. 68. Any sinful Muslim, no matter howAny sinful Muslim, no matter how great his sins, can be forgiven if hegreat his sins, can be forgiven if he repents and seeks Allah’s forgivenessrepents and seeks Allah’s forgiveness.. UNDERSTANDING THE DILEMMA FACED BY THE MUSLIM COMMUNITY All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)
  69. 69. ”” O children of Adam! wear your beautiful apparel atO children of Adam! wear your beautiful apparel at every time and place of prostration (i.e.every time and place of prostration (i.e. MasjidinMasjidin ). ”). ” ((Qur’an: A’raf: 7: 31Qur’an: A’raf: 7: 31)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  70. 70. “O CHILDREN of Adam! Indeed, We have bestowed upon you from on high [the knowledge of making] garments to cover your nakedness, and as a thing of beauty: but the garment of Allah – TAQWA: consciousness (and fear of Allah) is the best of all. Herein lies a message from Allah, so that man might take it to heart." (Qur’an: A’raf: 7: 26)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  71. 71. ““(Allah has) made for me the (whole surface of the) earth pure(Allah has) made for me the (whole surface of the) earth pure and as a place for prostration (and as a place for prostration (masjidanmasjidan); thus wherever a person); thus wherever a person finds himself to be, let him perform hisfinds himself to be, let him perform his swolahswolah at that placeat that place which he can find (himself to be).”which he can find (himself to be).” ((Hadith reported by Bukhary Muslim and AhmadHadith reported by Bukhary Muslim and Ahmad)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  72. 72. “ set up regular prayers: for such prayers are enjoined on believers at stated times.” (Qur’an: An-Nisa’: 4:103) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  73. 73. ““now shall We turn thee to a direction (now shall We turn thee to a direction ( QiblahQiblah ) that) that shall please thee.shall please thee. Turn then thy face in the directionTurn then thy face in the direction of the Sacred Mosqueof the Sacred Mosque; wherever ye are turn your; wherever ye are turn your faces in that direction.”faces in that direction.” ((Qur’an: Baqarah: 2: 141Qur’an: Baqarah: 2: 141)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  74. 74. Say: ”Behold, my prayer, and [all] my acts of worship, my living andSay: ”Behold, my prayer, and [all] my acts of worship, my living and my dyingmy dying are for Allah [alone, Who is], the Sustainer of all theare for Allah [alone, Who is], the Sustainer of all the worlds, in whose divinity none has a shareworlds, in whose divinity none has a share: for thus have I been: for thus have I been bidden – and I shall [always] be foremost among those whobidden – and I shall [always] be foremost among those who surrender themselves to Him (Muslimeen).”surrender themselves to Him (Muslimeen).” ((Qur’an: Surah al-An’am:6:162Qur’an: Surah al-An’am:6:162)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  75. 75. “Nay seek (Allah's) help with patient perseverance (Sobr’) and prayer (Swolah): it is indeed hard, except to (KHO-SHI-’EEN) those who are humble.” (Qur’an: Baqarah: 2: 45) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  76. 76. AND ALLAH KNOWS THE BEST TO BE CONTINUED ... INSHA-ALLAH All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
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