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[Slideshare] akhlaq-course (august-2013-batch) -lesson# 7 (b) -buildingsubmission-upon-5-pillars(30-october-2013)

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[Slideshare] akhlaq-course (august-2013-batch) -lesson# 7 (b) -buildingsubmission-upon-5-pillars(30-october-2013)

  1. 1. IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOST COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFUL. “INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF ‘ILM -AL-AKHLAQ ” Intermediate Level Islamic course in English for Adults conducted by Ustaz Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail LESSON # 7 b – (continuation) “BUILDING YOUR SUBMISSION TO ALLAH UPON FIVE ASPECTS” INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF ‘ILM AL-AKHLAQ “Verily! You (Muhammad) are upon the most exalted (Khuluq) disposition.” Using text & curriculum he has developed especially for Muslim converts and young Adult English-speaking Muslims. “To seek knowledge is obligatory upon every Muslim (male & female)” All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013) ) UPDATED ON 30 OCTOBER 2013
  2. 2. FROM PREVIOUS LESSON All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  3. 3. TAQWA From the word root “WAU-QAF-YA” - we have: “WI-QAA-YA” meaning – “to safeguard; shelter; shield; take care from; precaution; avert; etc.” Thus the implication is “to have regard or being conscious of Allah such that we are especially cautious (by safeguarding ourselves and our deeds from all sins), so as not to incur His wrath and punishment.” All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  4. 4. In summary, TAQWA is that state of consciousness of Allah s.w.t. with: [1] AWARENESS [2] UNDERSTANDING [3] REVERENCE [4] AWE [5] HOPE [6] SHAME All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  5. 5. TASAWWUR ISLAM LEVELS OF ATTAINMENT TOWARDS HIGHEST STATE OF MUTTAQEEN TAQWA God-consciousness or Piety MUKHLISWEEN Sincerity MUHSEEN Best or righteous conduct MU’MEEN Believer MUSLIM Submission All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  6. 6. FROM PREVIOUS LESSON # 7 a All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  7. 7. “AND SO, set thy face steadfastly towards the [one ever-true] faith, turning away from all that is false, in accordance with the natural disposition (FITRAH) which Allah has instilled into man: [for,] not to allow any change to corrupt what Allah has thus created this is the [purpose of the one] ever-true faith; but most people know it not.” (Qur’an: Rum: 30: 30) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  8. 8. “But unto him who shall have stood in fear of his Sustainer's Presence, and held back his inner self (NAFS) from base desires (HAWA), paradise will truly be the goal!” (Qur’an: Nazi’at: 79: 40-41) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  9. 9. “And so those who were given knowledge may know that it is the truth from your Lord and [therefore] believe in it, and their hearts (QULUBUHUM) humbly submit to it. And indeed is Allah the Guide of those who have believed to a straight path.” (Qur’an: Hajj: 22: 54) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  10. 10. FROM PREVIOUS LESSON # 7 a – All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
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  12. 12. “O you who have attained to faith! Respond to the call of Allah and the Messenger whenever he calls you unto that which will give you life; and know that Allah intervenes between man and [the desires of] his heart, and that unto Him you shall be gathered.“ (Qur’an: Anfal: 8: 24) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  13. 13. “Islam (submission to the Will of Allah) is built upon five .... “ (Hadith of the Prophet Muhammad s.a.w.) “Do not regard your duty in ‘ibadat as mere rituals, For they are for your education and development to become truly a Muslim” All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
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  15. 15. TASAWWUR ISLAM LEVELS OF ATTAINMENT TOWARDS HGHEST STATE OF MUTTAQEEN TAQWA God-consciousness or Piety MAQOM AL-’ARIFEEN MUKHLISWEEN Sincerity MUHSEEN MAQOM AZ-ZUHUD Best or righteous conduct MU’MEEN MAQOM AL-WARA’ Believer MUSLIM MAQOM AT-TAUBAH Submission MAQOM AL-ISLAM All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
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  18. 18. “O YOU who have attained to faith! What is amiss with you that, when you are called upon, "Go forth and strive in Allah's cause," you cling heavily to the earth? Would you content yourselves with [the comforts of] this worldly life in preference to [the good of] the life to come? But the enjoyment of life in this world is but a paltry thing when compared with the life to come!” (Qur’an: Taubah: 9: 38) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
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  20. 20. “ALLURING unto man is the enjoyment of worldly desires through women, and children, and heaped-up treasures of gold and silver, and horses of high mark, and cattle, and lands. All this may be enjoyed in the life of this world - but the most beauteous of all goals is with Allah.” (Qur’an: Aali ‘Imran: 3: 14) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
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  22. 22. “Say: "Shall I tell you of better things than those [earthly joys]? For the God-conscious (MUTTAQI) there are, with their Sustainer, gardens through which running waters flow, therein to abide, and spouses pure, and Allah's goodly acceptance." And Allah sees all that is in [the hearts of] His servants.” (Qur’an: Aali ‘Imran: 3: 15) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  23. 23. TO PROCEED THIS LESSON # 7 b – All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  24. 24. “O ye who believe! The idolaters (MUSHRIKUN) only are unclean (NAJSUN) . So let them not come near the Inviolable Place of Worship after this their year. ” (Qur’an: Taubah: 9: 28) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  25. 25. O Allah! Make faith (iiman) dear to us and beautify it in our hearts and make disbelief (Kufr), sinning (Fusuq) and rebelliousness (`isyan) hateful to us, and make us among the rightly guided (Raa-shi-duun). ALLAA-HUM-MA –HABIB – ILAI-NAL – II – MAN , WA – ZAI – YIN – HU FEE – QU – LUU- BI-NAA, WA – KAR – RIH – ILAI –NAL – KUF – RA – WAL – FU – SUU-QO – WAL – SW – YAAN, WAJ – ‘AL –NAA – MINAR – RAA – SHI - DUUN All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  26. 26. “O Allah! Verily I implore You to grant me Faith (IIMAN) which is perpetually present in my heart” ALLAA-HUM-MA - IN-NEE - AS-ALU-KA – EE – MAA – NAN – DAA – I-MAN - YU – BAA – SHI - RU - QAL-BEE All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  27. 27. “And I implore You to grant me Certainty (YA-QEEN) which is true (genuine), until I am convinced that nothing will affect me except what You have ordained for me ” WA – AS – A – LU – KA – YA – QEE – NAN – SWO – DI – QAN – HAT-TA A’ – LA –MA – AN – NA-HU - LAN – YU – SWEE – BA-NEE – IL – LA – MAA – KA – TAB – TAHU – ‘ALAY All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  28. 28. “And (grant upon me to have) contentment (REDHA) towards whatever You have Decreed for me ” WA – AR – DWI – NEE – BI – MAA – QO – SAM – TA – HU - LEE All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  29. 29. “And withal, ( MAA-UMIRUU) they were not enjoined aught but (IL-LAA) that they should (LIYA’-BUDULLAAH) worship (serve) Allah, (MUKH-LI-SWEEN) sincere in their faith in Him alone, turning away from all that is false (HUNAFAA); ” (Qur’an: Bayyinat: 98: 5) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  30. 30. ”Truly Allah loves those who turn unto Him, and loves (AL-MUTA-TWOH-HI-REEN) those who have a care for cleanliness (purity). “ (Qur’an: Baqarah: 2: 222) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  31. 31. ”And He caused rain to descend on you from heaven, to clean you therewith, to remove from you the stain of Satan to (LI-YAR-BITW) strengthen your hearts (QU-LUUBUKUM), and (YU-THAB-BIT) to plant your feet firmly therewith.” (Qur’an: Anfal: 8: 11) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  32. 32. TO PROCEED THIS LESSON # 7 c – All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  33. 33. "Verily I am Allah: there is no god but I: so serve thou Me (only), and (AQEEM) establish regular prayer (AS-SWOLAH) for My Remembrance. (DZIK-RI)” (Qur’an: TaHa: 20:14) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  34. 34. “If anyone withdraws himself from (DZIKRI-RAH-MAAN) remembrance of Most Gracious, (NU-QOY-YID-LAHU) We appoint for him an evil one to be an intimate companion to him (QO-REEN). Such (evil ones) really hinder them from the Path but they think that they are being guided aright! “ (Qur’an: Zukhruf: 49: 36-37) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  35. 35. “Those who believe, and whose hearts find their rest in the remembrance of Allah - 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 (2013)
  36. 36. “It is He (Allah) who sent down tranquillity into the hearts of the believers that they would increase in faith along with their [present] faith. “ (Qur’an: Fath: 48: 4) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  37. 37. “And establish Regular Prayer (Swolah) : for Prayer restrains from shameful and unjust deeds; and remembrance of Allah is the greatest (thing in life) without doubt.” (Qur’an: Ankabut: 29: 45) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  38. 38. ” O children of Adam! wear your beautiful apparel at every time and place of prostration (i.e. Masjidin ). ” (Qur’an: A’raf: 7: 31) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  39. 39. “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." All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013) (Qur’an: A’raf: 7: 26)
  40. 40. “(Allah has) made for me the (whole surface of the) earth pure and as a place for prostration (masjidan); thus wherever a person finds himself to be, let him perform his swolah at that place which he can find (himself to be).” (Hadith reported by Bukhary Muslim and Ahmad) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  41. 41. “ 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 (2013)
  42. 42. “now shall We turn thee to a direction ( Qiblah ) that shall please thee. Turn then thy face in the direction of the Sacred Mosque; wherever ye are turn your faces in that direction.” (Qur’an: Baqarah: 2: 141) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  43. 43. Say: ”Behold, my prayer, and [all] my acts of worship, my living and my dying are for Allah [alone, Who is], the Sustainer of all the worlds, in whose divinity none has a share: for thus have I been bidden – and I shall [always] be foremost among those who surrender themselves to Him (Muslimeen).” (Qur’an: Surah al-An’am:6:162) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  44. 44. “Nay seek (Allah's) help with patient perseverance (Swobr’) 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 (2013)
  45. 45. TO PROCEED THIS LESSON # 7 d – All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  46. 46. “The Believers men and women, are (AWLIYA’) protectors one of another: they enjoin what is just, and forbid what is evil: they observe regular prayers (swolah), practice regular charity (zakah), and obey Allah and His Messenger. On them will Allah pour His mercy: for Allah is Exalted in power, Wise.” (Qur’an: Taubah: 9: 71) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  47. 47. "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." (Qur’an: Qasas: 28: 77) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  48. 48. “ The alms are only for the poor and the needy, and those who collect them, and those whose hearts are to be reconciled, and to free the captives and the debtors, and for the cause of Allah, and (for) the wayfarer; a duty imposed by Allah. Allah is Knower, Wise.” (Qur’an: Taubah: 9: 60) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  49. 49. “ Those who spend their wealth in the cause of Allah and follow not up their gifts with reminders of their generosity or with injury,― for them their reward is with their Lord; on them shall be no fear, nor shall they grieve. ” (Qur’an: Baqarah: 2: 262) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  50. 50. “and [true servants of the Most Gracious are they] who, whenever they spend on others, are neither wasteful nor niggardly but [remember that] there is always a just mean between those [two extremes];” (Qur’an: Furqan: 25: 67 ) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  51. 51. TO PROCEED THIS LESSON # 7 e – All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  52. 52. ”O ye who believe! fasting is prescribed to you as it was prescribed to those before you that ye may (learn) selfrestraint (with TAQWA – consciousness and reverential fear of transgression).―” (Qur’an: Baqarah: 2:183) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  53. 53. “Have you seen the one who takes as his god his own desire? Then would you be responsible for him? Or do you think that most of them hear or reason? They are not except like livestock. Rather, they are [even] more astray in [their] way.” (Qur’an:Furqan: 25: 43-44) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  54. 54. “Then We put you, [O Muhammad], on an ordained way concerning the matter [of religion – SHARI’AH]; so follow it and do not follow the (AHWA) inclinations of those who do not know. Indeed, they will never avail you against Allah at all. And indeed, the wrongdoers are allies of one another; but Allah is the protector of the righteous.” (Qur’an: Jatsiyah: 45: 18) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  55. 55. “AND SO, set thy face steadfastly towards the [one ever-true] faith, turning away from all that is false, in accordance with the natural disposition (FITwRAH) which Allah has instilled into man: [for,] not to allow any change to corrupt what Allah has thus created this is the [purpose of the one] ever-true faith; but most people know it not.-” (Qur’an: Rum: 30: 30) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  56. 56. TO PROCEED THIS LESSON # 7 f – All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  57. 57. “The head of the matter is Al-Islam; its pillar is the (obligatory) prayer i.e. Swolah; and its highest pinnacle is Jihad (striving with utmost) in the way of Allah.” (Hadith reported by Muslim) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  58. 58. “ If anyone undertakes that duty therein let there be no obscenity nor wickedness nor wrangling in the Hajj. 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 right conduct ( TAQWA). So be conscious of (and fear) Me, O ye that are wise.!” (Qur’an : Baqarah: 2 : 197) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  59. 59. “Fair in the eyes of men is the love of things they covet: women and sons; heaped-up hoards of gold and silver; horses branded (for blood and excellence); and (wealth of) cattle and well-tilled land. Such are the possessions of this world's life; but in nearness to Allah is the best of the goals (to return to).” (Qur’an: Aali ‘Imran: 3:14) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  60. 60. “Not equal are those believers remaining [at home] - other than the disabled - and the mujahideen, [who strive and fight] in the cause of Allah with their wealth and their lives. Allah has preferred the mujahideen through their wealth and their lives over those who remain [behind], by degrees.” (Qur’an: Aali ‘Imran: 3:14) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  61. 61. “Behold, satan is an enemy unto you: so treat him as an enemy.” (Qur’an: Fatir : 35 : 6) “O Believers! Surrender yourselves wholly unto Allah, and follow not satan’s footsteps, for verily , he is your open foe.” (Qur’an: Baqarah : 2 : 208) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  62. 62. AND ALLAH KNOWS THE BEST TO BE CONTINUED ... INSHA-ALLAH All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)
  63. 63. All welcome to visit my web-blog: http://an-naseehah.blogspot.com/ http://introductiontotauhid.blogspot.com/ http://oyoubelievers.blogspot.com/ http://al-amthaal.blogspot.com/ http://zhulkeflee-archive.blogspot.com/ http://criteriaforaholybook-quran.blogspot.com/ http://with-the-truthful.blogspot.com/ http ://muqaddam-nurul.blogspot.com/ All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013) 63

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