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“AL-IHSAN” - BEST OR RIGHTEOUS CONDUCT (EXCELLENCE)

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  1. 1. FARDHU’AINFARDHU’AIN:: CONDUCTED BYCONDUCTED BY USTAZ ZHULKEFLEE HJ ISMAILUSTAZ ZHULKEFLEE HJ ISMAIL LESSONS FROM TEXTBOOKLESSONS FROM TEXTBOOK ““Beginners’ Manual on IslamBeginners’ Manual on Islam”” Presentation by:Presentation by: Ustaz Zhulkeflee Hj IsmailUstaz Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail SINGAPURA IN THE NAME OF ALLAH,IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOST COMPASSIONATE,MOST COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFUL.MOST MERCIFUL. UPDATED 8 January 2016UPDATED 8 January 2016 All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
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  3. 3. Praise be to Allah from Whom we ask help and pardon, and in Whom we take refuge from the evils within ourselves. He whom Allah guides has no one who can lead him astray, and he whom He leads astray has no one to guide him. I testify that there is no god but Allah, and I testify that Muhammad is His servant and Apostle All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  4. 4. O MANKIND! Be conscious of (and fear transgressing against) your Sustainer, who has created you out of one living entity and out of it created its mate, and out of the two spread abroad a multitude of men and women. And remain conscious of (and fear) Allah, in whose name you demand [your rights] from one another, and of these ties of kinship. Verily, Allah is ever watchful over you! All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  5. 5. IN THE NAME OF ALLAH,IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOST COMPASSIONATE,MOST COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFULMOST MERCIFUL ““A BEGINNERS’ COURSE ONA BEGINNERS’ COURSE ON ISLAM”ISLAM” Lessons on Fardhu ‘Ain in English for AdultsLessons on Fardhu ‘Ain in English for Adults conducted by Ustaz Zhulkeflee Hj Ismailconducted by Ustaz Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail Every Friday night @Every Friday night @ 8pm – 10pm8pm – 10pm Wisma Indah, 450Wisma Indah, 450 Changi Road,Changi Road, #02-00 next to Masjid#02-00 next to Masjid KassimKassim LAST TOPICLAST TOPIC LESSON FORLESSON FOR 8 JANUARY 20168 JANUARY 2016 HADITH OF JIBRA-’IL HADITH OF JIBRA-’IL LESSON # 15 LESSON # 15 All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  6. 6.  The message of Islam is established uponThe message of Islam is established upon TAUTAUHHEEDEED – a– a profound concept of attesting to the Absolute Oneness ofprofound concept of attesting to the Absolute Oneness of Allah through active submission and obedience to Allah byAllah through active submission and obedience to Allah by adhering to the teaching of Allah’s final Messengeradhering to the teaching of Allah’s final Messenger MuhammadMuhammad ‫ﷺ‬‫ﷺ‬  Thus the two statements contain this message:Thus the two statements contain this message: All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  7. 7.  The message of Islam is established uponThe message of Islam is established upon TAUTAUHHEEDEED – a– a profound concept of attesting to the Absolute Oneness ofprofound concept of attesting to the Absolute Oneness of Allah through active submission and obedience to Allah byAllah through active submission and obedience to Allah by adhering to the teaching of Allah’s final Messengeradhering to the teaching of Allah’s final Messenger MuhammadMuhammad ‫ﷺ‬‫ﷺ‬  Thus the two statements contain this message:Thus the two statements contain this message: ““There is no god except Allah,There is no god except Allah, Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah”Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah” All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  8. 8.  How does one “How does one “AttestAttest” to this? How to manifest this” to this? How to manifest this message in one’s life?message in one’s life?  FromFrom Hadith Jibra-ilHadith Jibra-il a.s. , our Prophet enumerated thea.s. , our Prophet enumerated the important aspects of :important aspects of : All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  9. 9. [1][1] ISLAMISLAM – inculcating act of– inculcating act of submission to the Willsubmission to the Will of Allah,of Allah, essentially through establishing its pillars (essentially through establishing its pillars (ArkaanArkaan) involving) involving aspects of deeds , such that it will build this identity in us;aspects of deeds , such that it will build this identity in us; [2][2] IIMANIIMAN – instilling– instilling faith or convictionfaith or conviction upon aspects of Realityupon aspects of Reality (Truth) that give meaning and purpose to our Life; it(Truth) that give meaning and purpose to our Life; it involves affirming truth with knowledge and conviction;involves affirming truth with knowledge and conviction; replacing doubts with certainty and making it as our ‘replacing doubts with certainty and making it as our ‘driverdriver && motivationmotivation’ in life – in this world leading to the Hereafter.’ in life – in this world leading to the Hereafter. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  10. 10.  Yet, being convinced of the truth (Reality) and able toYet, being convinced of the truth (Reality) and able to manifest this conviction correctly through acts ofmanifest this conviction correctly through acts of submission – it is still not sufficient, unless thesubmission – it is still not sufficient, unless the consciousness of the presence of Allah s.w.t. as the onlyconsciousness of the presence of Allah s.w.t. as the only Divine Being unto Whom we direct our servitude to,Divine Being unto Whom we direct our servitude to, becomes the primary reason orbecomes the primary reason or raison d'êtreraison d'être..  It is not merelyIt is not merely by Faith (Belief) that man is saved, nor byby Faith (Belief) that man is saved, nor by his good works (Deeds). Even with bothhis good works (Deeds). Even with both IIMANIIMAN andand ‘‘AMALAMAL, it is insufficient without a third aspect., it is insufficient without a third aspect. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  11. 11.  We are only saved byWe are only saved by Allah’s Grace and His MercifulAllah’s Grace and His Merciful Acceptance of our faith, servitude and worshipAcceptance of our faith, servitude and worship. This. This must be the core attitude of every Muslim’s life strivingmust be the core attitude of every Muslim’s life striving – which reside in the secret of our inner being; in our– which reside in the secret of our inner being; in our motive and intention accompanying our every worshipmotive and intention accompanying our every worship and striving in life.and striving in life.  And a Muslim regard his whole life as “And a Muslim regard his whole life as “worshipworship” or what” or what is in Arabic “is in Arabic “ ’IBAADAT’IBAADAT” (servitude) - which” (servitude) - which would be assessed by Allah, Who knows:would be assessed by Allah, Who knows: All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  12. 12. ““I have only created jinns and men, that they mayI have only created jinns and men, that they may serve (worship) Me.”serve (worship) Me.” ((Qur’an: Dzaariyat: 51: 56Qur’an: Dzaariyat: 51: 56)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  13. 13.  And validity ofAnd validity of ‘IBAADAT‘IBAADAT in the Islamic perspective,in the Islamic perspective, requires that doer adhere to:requires that doer adhere to: Correct belief (withCorrect belief (with IIMANIIMAN)) Correct action (withCorrect action (with ‘AMAL‘AMAL)) And the most crucial which must accompany the 2 previousAnd the most crucial which must accompany the 2 previous aspects, is:aspects, is: Correct intention (withCorrect intention (with IIHHSANSAN))  And this (intention) is unknown/unseen to every oneAnd this (intention) is unknown/unseen to every one except Allah.except Allah. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  14. 14. ““And whether ye hide your word or manifest it, He (Allah)And whether ye hide your word or manifest it, He (Allah) certainly has (full) knowledge, of the secrets of (all) hearts.”certainly has (full) knowledge, of the secrets of (all) hearts.” ((Qur’an: Mulk: 67: 13Qur’an: Mulk: 67: 13)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  15. 15. ““Should He (Allah) not know― He that created? And He (Allah)Should He (Allah) not know― He that created? And He (Allah) is the One that understands the finest mysteries (and He) isis the One that understands the finest mysteries (and He) is well-acquainted (with them).”well-acquainted (with them).” Qur’an: Mulk: 67: 14Qur’an: Mulk: 67: 14)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  16. 16.  This concern for acceptance by Allah SWT, mustThis concern for acceptance by Allah SWT, must eventually lead us to a “eventually lead us to a “spiritual state of righteousnessspiritual state of righteousness”” i.e. being conscious of Allah at all times, such that wei.e. being conscious of Allah at all times, such that we become mindful in striving not to transgress Allah’s lawbecome mindful in striving not to transgress Allah’s law and fulfilling His every command.and fulfilling His every command. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  17. 17.  This state of consciousness of Allah’s ever-Presence,This state of consciousness of Allah’s ever-Presence, Who is all-Aware of our inner motive for doing what weWho is all-Aware of our inner motive for doing what we do – making us to direct ourdo – making us to direct our ‘amal‘amal (deeds) primarily to(deeds) primarily to be made accountable to Him, rather than seekingbe made accountable to Him, rather than seeking recognition from others or for personal vanity (conceit).recognition from others or for personal vanity (conceit). All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  18. 18.  This state is termedThis state is termed TAQWATAQWA – (consciousness with– (consciousness with reverential fear of Allah) is the ultimate criteria of Nobility:reverential fear of Allah) is the ultimate criteria of Nobility: ““Verily the most honoured of you in the sight of AllahVerily the most honoured of you in the sight of Allah is (he who is) the mostis (he who is) the most TAQWATAQWA (a righteous state) of you.(a righteous state) of you. And Allah has full knowledge and is well acquaintedAnd Allah has full knowledge and is well acquainted (with all things).”(with all things).” ((Qur’an: Hujurat: 49: 13Qur’an: Hujurat: 49: 13)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  19. 19.  Thus, to attain toThus, to attain to TAQWATAQWA it must be with thisit must be with this IIHHSAN,SAN, inculcating mindfulness of Allah’s presence and of Hisinculcating mindfulness of Allah’s presence and of His Awareness over us.Awareness over us.  Without which, we may become “Without which, we may become “ego-centricego-centric” because” because we are already strongly aware of our own existence, notwe are already strongly aware of our own existence, not so of Allah’s Presence – Who:so of Allah’s Presence – Who: ““no vision can comprehend, whereas He alone comprehends all visionno vision can comprehend, whereas He alone comprehends all vision.”.” All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  20. 20.  In Islam, we must not attribute to Allah s.w.t. attributesIn Islam, we must not attribute to Allah s.w.t. attributes ((SIFAATSIFAAT) which are inconsistent with His Transcendence) which are inconsistent with His Transcendence and Exaltedness e.g. limiting Him to time and place asand Exaltedness e.g. limiting Him to time and place as others in creation.others in creation.  Thus we have to follow Divine guidance by contemplating His Signs in creation, His Attributes and Names such that we become fully conscious His Divine Presence, His Omniscience (ever-aware and knowing) of us even in secrecy of our hearts. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  21. 21. ””To Allah belongs the East and the West; wherever ye turn, there isTo Allah belongs the East and the West; wherever ye turn, there is Allah's countenance (face). Behold! Allah is All-Embracing (Infinite),Allah's countenance (face). Behold! Allah is All-Embracing (Infinite), All-Knowing. “All-Knowing. “ ((Qur’an: Baqarah: 2: 115Qur’an: Baqarah: 2: 115)) 21All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  22. 22. ““O my dear son,” [continued Luqman,] “verily, if there be but theO my dear son,” [continued Luqman,] “verily, if there be but the weight of a mustard-seed, and though it be [hidden] in a rock, or inweight of a mustard-seed, and though it be [hidden] in a rock, or in the skies, or in the earth, Allah will bring it to light: for, behold, Allahthe skies, or in the earth, Allah will bring it to light: for, behold, Allah is unfathomable [in His wisdom], all-aware.”is unfathomable [in His wisdom], all-aware.” ((Qur’an: Luqman: 31: 16Qur’an: Luqman: 31: 16)) 22All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  23. 23.  Therefore after we have learnt aspects of:Therefore after we have learnt aspects of: ARKAA-NUL-IIMANARKAA-NUL-IIMAN ARKAA-NUL-ISLAMARKAA-NUL-ISLAM We now come to the aspect which perfects it, which is:We now come to the aspect which perfects it, which is: AL-IAL-IHHSANSAN All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  24. 24.  In fact, this aspect is that whichIn fact, this aspect is that which qualitativelyqualitatively determines our acts of devotiondetermines our acts of devotion, the worth of our, the worth of our worship or servitude to Allah. It lies within our inner-worship or servitude to Allah. It lies within our inner- most core of our consciousness, unknown to othermost core of our consciousness, unknown to other people save Allah s.w.t. and our own self.people save Allah s.w.t. and our own self.  Thus outwardly people may be seen to be doing aThus outwardly people may be seen to be doing a righteous deed, and yet their inward motives differ.righteous deed, and yet their inward motives differ. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
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  26. 26. 26 “(Say our life takes its) colour from Allah; and who could give a better colour (to life) than Allah? and it is He (Alone) Whom we worship (and serve).” (Qur’an: Surah Baqarah: 2: 138Surah Baqarah: 2: 138)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
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  28. 28.  – ( IHSAN ) in Arabic means “best conduct; performance of good deeds; righteousness; excellence etc.”  Basically it pertains to the quality of our attesting to the Oneness of Allah. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  29. 29.  If ‘IIMAN’ serves to strengthen our conviction;  ‘ISLAM’ guides our practices in life;  Then ‘IHSAN’ completes or perfects our “attestation to the Oneness of Allah.” All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  30. 30.  His reply to the question “what is AL-IHSAN ?”, he said : PROPHET MUHAMMADPROPHET MUHAMMAD ‫ﷺ‬‫ﷺ‬ :: All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  31. 31. ““Al- IAl- Ihhsansan (righteousness or best conduct) is that you(righteousness or best conduct) is that you worship (serve) Allah (worship (serve) Allah (TA’-BUDALLAAHTA’-BUDALLAAH) as though you) as though you are seeing Him; while you see Him not, yet truly Heare seeing Him; while you see Him not, yet truly He sees you”sees you” ((Hadith reported by MuslimHadith reported by Muslim)) PROPHET MUHAMMADPROPHET MUHAMMAD ‫ﷺ‬‫ﷺ‬. :. :  His reply to the question “what is AL-IHSAN ?”, he said : All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  32. 32.  It is indeed amazing that IHSAN- “righteousness of best conduct” has been linked by the Prophet Muhammad ‫ﷺ‬‫ﷺ‬ to our consciousness or awareness of Allah SWT. , in our servitude (‘UBUDIYYAH) – which is not only in certain devotional forms of worship, but must be extended to encompass the doing of any good deed in life. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  33. 33.  This therefore distinguishes a good deed performed by a believer whose motivation is in ‘obedience to Allah’ from deeds performed for other reasons (even if they are similar and generally judged as a good deeds). All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  34. 34.  And regarding deeds or any act of devotion, he ‫ﷺ‬‫ﷺ‬ said: ““Verily, action is by intention; and verily the worth (merit) ofVerily, action is by intention; and verily the worth (merit) of that action is (to be measured) in accordancethat action is (to be measured) in accordance with what is intended ... ”with what is intended ... ” ((Hadith reported by Bukhary & MuslimHadith reported by Bukhary & Muslim)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  35. 35. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015  And regarding deeds or any act of devotion, he ‫ﷺ‬‫ﷺ‬ said:
  36. 36. ““ ...... Thus he who migrates for the sake of Allah and His Messenger, then his migration is for Allah and His Messenger. And he who migrates seeking to gain worldly benefits or for the sake of marrying a woman, then his migration is for that which he has intended.” ((Hadith reported by Bukhary & MuslimHadith reported by Bukhary & Muslim)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015  And regarding deeds or any act of devotion, he ‫ﷺ‬‫ﷺ‬ said:
  37. 37.  Standard of righteousness or of one doing good deeds in Islam is absolute in that, it “must be done as an act of worship, i.e. of serving Allah s.w.t.”  Thus, apart from ensuring the act to be correct according to the teaching of His prophet, Allah requires that it must be done with sincerity: 37All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  38. 38. 38 “And they have been commanded no more than this: to worship Allah, offering Him sincere devotion, being True (in faith);” (Qur’an: Bayyinah: 98: 5)  Standard of righteousness or one doing good deeds in Islam is absolute in that, it “must be done as an act of worship, i.e. of serving Allah s.w.t.”  Thus, apart from ensuring the act to be correct according to the teaching of His prophet, Allah requires that it must be done with sincerity: All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  39. 39. 39 “Say: "Verily, I am commanded to serve (worship) Allah with sincere devotion; And I am commanded to be the first of those who bow to Allah in Islam." (Qur’an: Zumar: 39: 11-12) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  40. 40. 40 “Verily, Allah does not look at your outward form (appearance) nor at your wealth, but He, verily will look into (what is in) our hearts and deeds.” (Hadith reported by Bukhary and Muslim) PROPHET MUHAMMADPROPHET MUHAMMAD ‫ﷺ‬‫ﷺ‬ SAID:SAID: All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  41. 41.  From this, we must understand that we Muslims should never fall prey to conceit nor forget the actual reason for our striving to do good is, as an act of attesting to the Oneness of Allah; serving and worshipping only Him.  To be sincere means: “to negate all other considerations as the essential or primary motive, except for the sake of Allah – seeking His nearness (QURB) to please Him (REDHA) ” 41All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  42. 42.  It is interesting that without truly striving to attest with TAUHEED – to attest that only Allah is god, the One unto whom we were created to serve and worship exclusively , then a person may take his / her Nafs (self) or Hawa’ (desires) as ‘god’ – which may lead to the spiritual disease of ‘ujub (self-conceit) and riya’ (ostentations). 42All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  43. 43.  It is interesting that without truly striving to attest with TAUHEED – to attest that only Allah is god, the One we were created to serve and worship exclusively , then a person may take his / her Nafs (self) or Hawa’ (desires) as ‘god’ – which may lead to the spiritual disease of ‘ujub (self-conceit) and riya’ (ostentations). 43 ““Have you ever considered (the kind of man) who makes hisHave you ever considered (the kind of man) who makes his own desires as his deitiesown desires as his deities? Then would you be responsible for? Then would you be responsible for him? “him? “ All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  44. 44. REFLECT DEEPLY WHAT THE PROPHETREFLECT DEEPLY WHAT THE PROPHET ‫ﷺ‬‫ﷺ‬. SAID. SAID IN HIS FAREWELL SERMON:IN HIS FAREWELL SERMON: All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  45. 45. “O Mankind! Verily Satan has lost all hope that he will ever be worshipped on this earth forever, but if you obey him in other deeds (acts which may seem to you to be) petty (or small), it will please him. So be very careful of (following) him (regarding these) in your religion.” (Excerpt from the “Seerah” by Ibnu Hisham, “al-Iqd-ul Farid” by Ibnu Abdi Rabbih and Bukhary’ s “Saheeh”) REFLECT DEEPLY WHAT THE PROPHETREFLECT DEEPLY WHAT THE PROPHET ‫ﷺ‬‫ﷺ‬ SAIDSAID IN HIS FAREWELL SERMON:IN HIS FAREWELL SERMON: All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  46. 46. REFLECT DEEPLY WHAT THE PROPHETREFLECT DEEPLY WHAT THE PROPHET ‫ﷺ‬‫ﷺ‬. SAID:. SAID: All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  47. 47. ““Verily, what I fear the most for my communityVerily, what I fear the most for my community (ummah) is(ummah) is SHIRKSHIRK (ascribing partners) to Allah.(ascribing partners) to Allah. I am not saying that they will worship the sun orI am not saying that they will worship the sun or the moon or idols, butthe moon or idols, but it is in their being insincere init is in their being insincere in doing good deeds, not intending it for Allah’s sakedoing good deeds, not intending it for Allah’s sake but only to please their hidden desiresbut only to please their hidden desires.”.” ((Hadith reported by Ibnu Majah in “Kitab Az-ZuhduHadith reported by Ibnu Majah in “Kitab Az-Zuhdu”)”) REFLECT DEEPLY WHAT THE PROPHETREFLECT DEEPLY WHAT THE PROPHET ‫ﷺ‬‫ﷺ‬ SAID:SAID: All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  48. 48. 48All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  49. 49. 49 “HAST THOU ever considered [the kind of man] whoHAST THOU ever considered [the kind of man] who makesmakes his own desires (HAWA)his own desires (HAWA) his deity, and whom Allah hashis deity, and whom Allah has [thereupon] let go astray, knowing [that his[thereupon] let go astray, knowing [that his mind is closed tomind is closed to all guidanceall guidance], and whose], and whose hearing and heart He has sealedhearing and heart He has sealed,, and upon whoseand upon whose sight He has placed a veilsight He has placed a veil? Who, then, could? Who, then, could guide him after Allah [has abandoned him]? Will you not,guide him after Allah [has abandoned him]? Will you not, then, (then, (TADZAK-KARUNTADZAK-KARUN) bethink your-selves? “) bethink your-selves? “ ((Qur’an: Jatsiyah: 45: 23Qur’an: Jatsiyah: 45: 23)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  50. 50. 50 PROPHET MUHAMMADPROPHET MUHAMMAD ‫ﷺ‬‫ﷺ‬ SAID:SAID: ““TheThe SHIRKSHIRK within my ummah is more hidden (subtle)within my ummah is more hidden (subtle) than a black ant crawling on a black rock,than a black ant crawling on a black rock, in the darkness of the night”in the darkness of the night” ((Hadith reported by Ahmad, Tabarani & Abu Ya’laHadith reported by Ahmad, Tabarani & Abu Ya’la)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  51. 51. EGO-CENTRICITY LEADS TO VARIOUSEGO-CENTRICITY LEADS TO VARIOUS MORTAL SINS IN OUR RELATIONSHIPS:MORTAL SINS IN OUR RELATIONSHIPS: All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  52. 52. EGO-CENTRICITY LEADS TO VARIOUSEGO-CENTRICITY LEADS TO VARIOUS MORTAL SINS IN OUR RELATIONSHIPS:MORTAL SINS IN OUR RELATIONSHIPS: ““By theBy the NAFSNAFS (Soul, or self) , and the proportion and(Soul, or self) , and the proportion and order given to it;order given to it; And its enlightenment as to its wrong and its right;―And its enlightenment as to its wrong and its right;― Truly he succeeds that purifies it,Truly he succeeds that purifies it, And he fails that corrupts it!”And he fails that corrupts it!” ((Qur’an: as-Shams: 91: 7-10Qur’an: as-Shams: 91: 7-10)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  53. 53. EGO-CENTRICITY LEADS TO VARIOUSEGO-CENTRICITY LEADS TO VARIOUS MORTAL SINS IN OUR RELATIONSHIPS:MORTAL SINS IN OUR RELATIONSHIPS: SELFSELF RELATIONSHIP TO HIMSELFRELATIONSHIP TO HIMSELF All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  54. 54. EGO-CENTRICITY LEADS TO VARIOUSEGO-CENTRICITY LEADS TO VARIOUS MORTAL SINS IN OUR RELATIONSHIPS:MORTAL SINS IN OUR RELATIONSHIPS: SELFSELF RELATIONSHIP TO HIMSELFRELATIONSHIP TO HIMSELF THE SIN OF SELF-CONCEITTHE SIN OF SELF-CONCEIT All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  55. 55. EGO-CENTRICITY LEADS TO VARIOUSEGO-CENTRICITY LEADS TO VARIOUS MORTAL SINS IN OUR RELATIONSHIPS:MORTAL SINS IN OUR RELATIONSHIPS: SELFSELF ALLAHALLAH RELATIONSHIP TOWARDS ALLAHRELATIONSHIP TOWARDS ALLAH All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  56. 56. EGO-CENTRICITY LEADS TO VARIOUSEGO-CENTRICITY LEADS TO VARIOUS MORTAL SINS IN OUR RELATIONSHIPS:MORTAL SINS IN OUR RELATIONSHIPS: SELFSELF RELATIONSHIP TOWARDS ALLAHRELATIONSHIP TOWARDS ALLAH THE SIN OF INGRATITUDETHE SIN OF INGRATITUDEALLAHALLAH All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  57. 57. EGO-CENTRICITY LEADS TO VARIOUSEGO-CENTRICITY LEADS TO VARIOUS MORTAL SINS IN OUR RELATIONSHIPS:MORTAL SINS IN OUR RELATIONSHIPS: SELFSELF OTHERSOTHERS RELATIONSHIP TOWARDS OTHERSRELATIONSHIP TOWARDS OTHERS All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  58. 58. EGO-CENTRICITY LEADS TO VARIOUSEGO-CENTRICITY LEADS TO VARIOUS MORTAL SINS IN OUR RELATIONSHIPS:MORTAL SINS IN OUR RELATIONSHIPS: SELFSELF OTHERSOTHERS RELATIONSHIP TOWARDS OTHERSRELATIONSHIP TOWARDS OTHERS THE SIN OF ARROGANCETHE SIN OF ARROGANCE All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  59. 59. FOR THERE IS NONE DESERVING OF OUR WORSHIP AND SERVITUDE EXCEPT ALLAH. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  60. 60. 60All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  61. 61. 61 (Say:) ”Behold, my prayer, and [all] my acts of worship, my living and my dying are for God [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 2015
  62. 62. 62All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  63. 63. 63 ”So set thou thy face steadily and truly to the faith: (establish) Allah's handiwork according to the pattern on which He has made mankind: no change (let there be) in the work (wrought) by Allah: that is the standard Religion: but most among mankind understand not.” ((Surah Rum: 30: 30Surah Rum: 30: 30)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  64. 64. 64All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  65. 65. 65 ““Say: ‘Work righteousness! And Allah will behold your deeds,Say: ‘Work righteousness! And Allah will behold your deeds, and (so will) His Messenger, and the believers, and in theand (so will) His Messenger, and the believers, and in the end you will be brought before Him Who knows all (theend you will be brought before Him Who knows all (the unseen as well as the apparent)unseen as well as the apparent) then will He show you thethen will He show you the truth of all that ye did.truth of all that ye did.”” ((Qur’an: Taubah : 9: 105Qur’an: Taubah : 9: 105)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  66. 66. 66 ““Whoever expects to meet his Lord, let him workWhoever expects to meet his Lord, let him work righteousness, and in the worship of his Lord, admitrighteousness, and in the worship of his Lord, admit no one as partner to Him (i.e. do not commitno one as partner to Him (i.e. do not commit SHIRKSHIRK).")." ((Qur’an: Kahfi: 18: 110Qur’an: Kahfi: 18: 110)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  67. 67.  Thus it is that this Arabic word “ikhlasw” meaning “sincerity”, can also mean “purity” and be related to the Message of TAUHEED - as when the Surah (Chapter) which profoundly explains the Oneness of Allah is also called “Surah Al-Ikhlasw” (Q:112). 67 IKHLASWIKHLASW All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  68. 68.  Similarly the kalimah (statement) of TAUHEED : (There is no god except Allah) is also called “KALIMAH-AL-IKHLASW” (pure or sincere Word); and “KALIMAH-AL-TOY-YIBAH” (the good Word). 68All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
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  70. 70. ““But seek, through that which Allah has given you, theBut seek, through that which Allah has given you, the home of the Hereafter; and [yet], do not forget yourhome of the Hereafter; and [yet], do not forget your share of the world. And (share of the world. And (FA-AFA-AHHSINSIN) do good (to others)) do good (to others) as Allah has done good to you (as Allah has done good to you (AAHHSANALLAHU-ILAYKSANALLAHU-ILAYK).). And desire not corruption (And desire not corruption (FASADFASAD) in the land. Indeed,) in the land. Indeed, Allah does not like corrupters (Allah does not like corrupters (MUFSIDEENMUFSIDEEN).“).“ ((Qur’an: Qasas: 28: 77Qur’an: Qasas: 28: 77)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
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  72. 72. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015 “And who is better (AHSAN) in speech than one who invites to Allah and does righteousness and says, "Indeed, I am of the Muslims." And not equal are the good deed (HASANAH) and the bad (SAI-YI’- AH). Repel [evil] by that [deed] which is better (AHSAN); and thereupon the one whom between you and him is enmity [will become] as though he was a devoted friend. But none is granted it except those who are patient, and none is granted it except one having a great portion [of good].” (Qur’an: Fussilat: 41: 33-35)
  73. 73. 73All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
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  75. 75. 75 ””Seest thou not how Allah sets forth a parable?― a goodly WordSeest thou not how Allah sets forth a parable?― a goodly Word like a goodly tree, whose root is firmly fixed, and its brancheslike a goodly tree, whose root is firmly fixed, and its branches (reach) to the heavens― It brings forth its fruit at all times, by the(reach) to the heavens― It brings forth its fruit at all times, by the leave of its Lord. So Allah sets forth parables for men, in orderleave of its Lord. So Allah sets forth parables for men, in order that they may receive admonition;that they may receive admonition; ((Qur’an: Ibrahim: 14: 24-25Qur’an: Ibrahim: 14: 24-25)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  76. 76. 76 REFLECT : COMPONENTS OF A TREEREFLECT : COMPONENTS OF A TREE seed Sprout Roots Trunk Leaves Layers of Bark Grow towards sunlight & Power to break rocks Fruits All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  77. 77. Shar’iahShar’iah Fardhu ‘AinFardhu ‘Ain Fardhu Kifaa-yahFardhu Kifaa-yah WajibWajib Sunnat (mandub)Sunnat (mandub) Harus (mustahab)Harus (mustahab) MakruhMakruh HaramHaram All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  78. 78. ShirkShirk Ridda (irtidad)Ridda (irtidad) KufrKufr NifaaqNifaaq Mu’minMu’min MuMuHHsinsin TaqwaTaqwa IIkhkhlaswlasw TawakkalTawakkal ‘‘ilm Tauilm Tauhheed (Aqaa-id)eed (Aqaa-id) ‘‘ilm Fiqhilm Fiqh ‘‘ilm Tasawwufilm Tasawwuf 78All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  79. 79. ““That which isThat which is HHALALALAL (lawful; permissible) is clear and that which is(lawful; permissible) is clear and that which is HHARAMARAM (unlawful; forbidden) is clear, and between the two of them are(unlawful; forbidden) is clear, and between the two of them are MUSMUSHH-TABIHAT-TABIHAT (doubtful matters) about which many people do not know. .”(doubtful matters) about which many people do not know. .” ((Hadith reported by BukharyHadith reported by Bukhary)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
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  81. 81. “ … So whoever saves himself from these suspicious (doubtful) things saves his religion and his honour. And whoever indulges in these suspicious (doubtful) things is like a shepherd who grazes (his animals) near the HIMA (private pasture) of someone else and at any moment he is liable to get in it. (O people!) Beware! Every king has a HIMA and the HIMA of Allah on the earth is whatever that has been declared (ruled as) forbidden (MUHARRIMAT).” (Hadith reported by Bukhary) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  82. 82. HALAL (Permissible – Lawful) HARAM HARUS (MUBAH) (Optional-neutral) MAKRUH (Undesirable) MUSTAHAAB (MANDUB) (Recommended) Forbidden Unlawful (Clearly known) (Clearly known) SHUB-HAT (Doubtful) ““Certainty cannot be removed (overruled) by DoubtCertainty cannot be removed (overruled) by Doubt”” TWO WAYS OF SINNING IN MATTERS OF OBLIGATORY  Sinning by commission  Sinning by omission FARD- ’ AIN – Fixed personal obligation FARD-KIFAAYAH – Fixed community obligation WAJIB – Whatever is ruled by Shari’ah as Obligatory All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  83. 83. Where to go (i.e. what else) … after this ?Where to go (i.e. what else) … after this ? All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
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  85. 85. TauTauhheedic paradigmeedic paradigm ‘ILM TAUHEED - ‘AQIDAH (Creed or Theology)   All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  86. 86. ‘ILM TAUHEED - ‘AQIDAH (Creed or Theology)   Purpose / Objective Development of Certainty (Belief) Awareness of Reality / Truth Develop discernment between Truth & Falsehood, What is involved? ‘Aql - (proper use of Reason / Intellect) Fitrah - Instincts & innate feeling (perception) Tauqifiy – Revelations & reliable traditions What is the Effect? To develop firm conviction, strong principle, Commitment to concept of Unity & Justice of Allah (Tauheed); knowing the true purpose, role and Destiny of Man. 86 TAUTAUHHEEDIC PARADIGMEEDIC PARADIGM All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  87. 87. ‘ILM TAUHIID - ‘AQIDAH (Creed or Theology)   Purpose / Objective Development of Certainty (Belief) Awareness of Reality / Truth Develop discernment between Truth & Falsehood, What is involved? ‘Aql - (proper use of Reason / Intellect) Fitrah - Instincts & innate feeling (perception) Tauqifiy – Revelations & reliable traditions What is the Effect? To develop firm conviction, strong principle, Commitment to concept of Unity & Justice of Allah (Tauheed); knowing the true purpose, role and Destiny of Man. 87 RELEVANT COMPLEMENTARYRELEVANT COMPLEMENTARY KNOWLEDGE:KNOWLEDGE: Languages, Logic & philosophy,Languages, Logic & philosophy, Epistemology, Biology, Botany,Epistemology, Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Physical sciences,Chemistry, Physical sciences, Astronomy, Geology, History,Astronomy, Geology, History, Anthropology, Marine & Space,Anthropology, Marine & Space, Etc.Etc. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015 TAUTAUHHEEDIC PARADIGMEEDIC PARADIGM
  88. 88. ‘ILM TAUHEED - ‘AQIDAH (Creed or Theology)   ““INTRODUCTION TO THEINTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF TAUSTUDY OF TAUHHEED”EED” 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 All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015 TAUTAUHHEEDIC PARADIGMEEDIC PARADIGM MODULE COMPLETED MODULE COMPLETED AND WHEN NEW AND WHEN NEW INTAKE WILL RE- INTAKE WILL RE- START IT WILL BE START IT WILL BE ANNOUNCED ANNOUNCED
  89. 89. ‘ILM FIQH (Practical Laws for life; Learning of the Shari’ah)   All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015 TAUTAUHHEEDIC PARADIGMEEDIC PARADIGM
  90. 90. ‘ILM FIQH (Practical Laws for life; Learning of the Shari’ah)   Purpose / Objective Development of Correct Practices; Submission & Obedience to Will of Allah (Islam) What is involved? Knowing the law, rules as Guidance to every aspect of life Capability to implementing them in life What is the Effect? To develop a community of people, Inviting to what is good Enjoining what is right, and forbidding evil, Advocating the fulfilment of AMANAH (Trust) As Allah’s Khalifah (vicegerent), Establishing the Brotherhood of Man in The servitude of One God. 90All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015 TAUTAUHHEEDIC PARADIGMEEDIC PARADIGM
  91. 91. ‘ILM FIQH (Practical Laws for life; Learning of the Shari’ah)   Purpose / Objective Development of Correct Practices; Submission & Obedience to Will of Allah (Islam) What is involved? Knowing the law, rules as Guidance to every aspect of life Capability to implementing them in life What is the Effect? To develop a community of people, Inviting to what is good Enjoining what is right, and forbidding evil, Advocating the fulfilment of AMANAH (Trust) As Allah’s Khalifah (vicegerent), Establishing the Brotherhood of Man in The servitude of One God. 91 BROAD EXTENT OF TOPICS COVERED IN FIQHBROAD EXTENT OF TOPICS COVERED IN FIQH ‘‘ibadahibadah (personal devotion / worship)(personal devotion / worship) MuamalahMuamalah (social transaction)(social transaction) MunakahahMunakahah (Marriage & family)(Marriage & family) Irth / fara’idIrth / fara’id (Distribution of wealth)(Distribution of wealth) JinayahJinayah (crimes & punishment)(crimes & punishment) Qodha’iyahQodha’iyah (judiciary)(judiciary) jihad / Da’wahjihad / Da’wah (struggle in war & peace)(struggle in war & peace) imarahimarah (Leadership/government)(Leadership/government) TauTauhheedic paradigmeedic paradigm All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  92. 92. ‘ILM FIQH (Practical Laws for life; Learning of the Shari’ah)   Purpose / Objective Development of Correct Practices; Submission & Obedience to Will of Allah (Islam) What is involved? Knowing the law, rules as Guidance to every aspect of life Capability to implementing them in life What is the Effect? To develop a community of people, Inviting to what is good Enjoining what is right, and forbidding evil, Advocating the fulfilment of AMANAH (Trust) As Allah’s Khalifah (vicegerent), Establishing the Brotherhood of Man in The servitude of One God. 92 RELEVANT COMPLEMENTARY KNOWLEDGE:RELEVANT COMPLEMENTARY KNOWLEDGE: All applied sciences, technologyAll applied sciences, technology and skills, knowledge of economics, politics,and skills, knowledge of economics, politics, social & administrativesocial & administrative sciences etc. that can assist in thesciences etc. that can assist in the fulfilment of establishing justice, order, peace,fulfilment of establishing justice, order, peace, harmony, prosperity, physicalharmony, prosperity, physical with moral progress, and the well-beingwith moral progress, and the well-being of Man & society, etc.of Man & society, etc. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015 TAUTAUHHEEDIC PARADIGMEEDIC PARADIGM
  93. 93. ““INTRODUCTION TO THEINTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OFSTUDY OF FIQHFIQH ”” 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 ‘ILM FIQH (Practical Laws for life; Learning of the Shari’ah)   All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015 INTRODUCTORY COURSE INTRODUCTORY COURSE ( WILL COMMENCE ON 20 JANUARY ( WILL COMMENCE ON 20 JANUARY 2016 ) 2016 ) EVERY EVERY WEDNESDAY NIGHT WEDNESDAY NIGHT IF INTERESTED –IF INTERESTED – ENQUIRE FROMENQUIRE FROM ORGANIZERORGANIZER TAUTAUHHEEDIC PARADIGMEEDIC PARADIGM
  94. 94. ‘ILM AKHLAQ / TASAWWUF / IRFAN (Science of human Disposition/ Sufism)   All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015 TAUTAUHHEEDIC PARADIGMEEDIC PARADIGM
  95. 95. ‘ILM AKHLAQ / TASAWWUF / IRFAN (Science of human Disposition/ Sufism)   Purpose / Objective Development of Righteous Personality Purification/perfection of the Self What is involved? Reforming or purification of the Self (Nafs) Best behaviour in relationship with Allah, within oneself, and with others. Knowledge of Self and of Allah (Gnosis) What is the Effect? Development of Most noble personality traits Founded on Love of Allah, of all His prophets [Nabiyyin] especially the Seal of Prophethood Muhammad s.a.w., his Household [itrah or Ahlul-bayti wa Aali -Rasul] and loyal Companions [Ashaab], In fellowship with the Truthful [siddiqqin], the Witnesses & martyrs [shuhada] and the Righteous servants of Allah [Solihin]; Striving to purify the Self (Nafs) and adorning it with the Exalted Moral traits of Our Beloved Prophet Muhammad s.a.w. (The Perfected Man – “Insan Kaamil”) 95All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015 TAUTAUHHEEDIC PARADIGMEEDIC PARADIGM
  96. 96. ‘ILM AKHLAQ / TASAWWUF / IRFAN (Science of human Disposition/ Sufism)   Purpose / Objective Development of Righteous Personality Purification/perfection of the Self What is involved? Reforming or purification of the Self (Nafs) Best behaviour in relationship with Allah, within oneself, and with others. Knowledge of Self and of Allah (Gnosis) What is the Effect? Development of Most noble personality traits Founded on Love of Allah, of all His prophets [Nabiyyin] especially the Seal of Prophethood Muhammad s.a.w., his Household [itrah or Ahlul-bayti wa Aali -Rasul] and loyal Companions [Ashaab], In fellowship with the Truthful [siddiqqin], the Witnesses & martyrs [shuhada] and the Righteous servants of Allah [Solihin]; Striving to purify the Self (Nafs) and adorning it with the Exalted Moral traits of Our Beloved Prophet Muhammad s.a.w. (The Perfected Man – “Insan Kaamil”) 96 RELEVANT COMPLEMENTARY KNOWLEDGE:RELEVANT COMPLEMENTARY KNOWLEDGE: This aspect of development requiresThis aspect of development requires practical behaviour, the aspect of beingpractical behaviour, the aspect of being and becoming. Its area of developmentand becoming. Its area of development is the inner Self, the ‘human psyche’ oris the inner Self, the ‘human psyche’ or the state of the Soul reflected in histhe state of the Soul reflected in his Disposition (Disposition (AkhlaqAkhlaq). Therefore, the close). Therefore, the close equivalent may perhaps be ‘human’ psychology,equivalent may perhaps be ‘human’ psychology, behavioural sciences, manners & discipline, etc.behavioural sciences, manners & discipline, etc. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015 TAUTAUHHEEDIC PARADIGMEEDIC PARADIGM
  97. 97. ‘ILM AKHLAQ / TASAWWUF / IRFAN (Science of human Disposition/ Sufism)   ““INTRODUCTION TO THEINTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF ‘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 All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015 TAUTAUHHEEDIC PARADIGMEEDIC PARADIGM WHEN NEW INTAKE WHEN NEW INTAKE WILL RE-START IT WILL RE-START IT WILL BE ANNOUNCED WILL BE ANNOUNCED
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  99. 99. 99  ””All praise is due to Allah, who has guided us unto this;All praise is due to Allah, who has guided us unto this; for we would certainly not have found the right pathfor we would certainly not have found the right path unless Allah had guided us!”unless Allah had guided us!” All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  100. 100. 100  And salutations of Allah and Peace be upon the Messenger of Allah and upon His household and Companions . All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  101. 101. 101  "Our Lord! Make of us Muslims bowing to Thy (Will) and of our"Our Lord! Make of us Muslims bowing to Thy (Will) and of our progeny a people Muslim bowing to Thy (Will) and show us ourprogeny a people Muslim bowing to Thy (Will) and show us our places for the celebration of (due) rites; and turn unto us (inplaces for the celebration of (due) rites; and turn unto us (in Mercy); for Thou art the Oft-Returning Most-Merciful.Mercy); for Thou art the Oft-Returning Most-Merciful. ((Qur’an: Baqarah: 2: 128Qur’an: Baqarah: 2: 128)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  102. 102. 102 ““Our Lord ! Grant that our spouses and our offspring be a joy toOur Lord ! Grant that our spouses and our offspring be a joy to our eyes, and cause us to be foremost amongst those who areour eyes, and cause us to be foremost amongst those who are conscious of Thee! (as ‘mut-taqqin’).”conscious of Thee! (as ‘mut-taqqin’).” ((Qur’an : al-Furqan: 25: 74Qur’an : al-Furqan: 25: 74)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  103. 103. 103 "Our Lord! pour out constancy on us and make our steps firm;"Our Lord! pour out constancy on us and make our steps firm; Help us against those that reject faith."Help us against those that reject faith." ((Qur’an: Baqarah: 2:250Qur’an: Baqarah: 2:250)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  104. 104. 104 ““Our Lord ! Let not our hearts swerve from the truth after YouOur Lord ! Let not our hearts swerve from the truth after You have guided us; and bestow upon us the gift of Thy Gracehave guided us; and bestow upon us the gift of Thy Grace (Mercy): verily, You are the (true) giver of Gifts (bestowals).”(Mercy): verily, You are the (true) giver of Gifts (bestowals).” ((Qur’an : Aali ‘Imran : 3 : 8Qur’an : Aali ‘Imran : 3 : 8)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  105. 105. 105All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  106. 106. 106 ““Our Lord ! Condemn us not if we forget or fall into error; OurOur Lord ! Condemn us not if we forget or fall into error; Our Lord! Lay not on us a burden like that which You did lay onLord! Lay not on us a burden like that which You did lay on those before us : Our Lord ! Lay not on us a burden greaterthose before us : Our Lord ! Lay not on us a burden greater than we have strength to bear. Blot out our sins, And grantthan we have strength to bear. Blot out our sins, And grant us forgiveness, Have Mercy on us. You are our protector :us forgiveness, Have Mercy on us. You are our protector : Help us against the unbelievers.”Help us against the unbelievers.” ((Qur’an : al-Baqarah : 286Qur’an : al-Baqarah : 286)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  107. 107. 107 "Our Lord! Give us good in this world and good in the Hereafter"Our Lord! Give us good in this world and good in the Hereafter and save us from the torment of the fire!"and save us from the torment of the fire!" ((Qur’an : al-Baqarah: 2 : 201Qur’an : al-Baqarah: 2 : 201)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  108. 108. 108 ““(May) Allah grant His Reward upon Muhammad, salutations(May) Allah grant His Reward upon Muhammad, salutations of Allah and Peace be upon him and his family, in accordanceof Allah and Peace be upon him and his family, in accordance with what he deserves (in Allah’s knowledge & estimation).”with what he deserves (in Allah’s knowledge & estimation).” All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  109. 109. 109 And salutations of Allah and Peace beAnd salutations of Allah and Peace be upon our Leader Muhammad, and uponupon our Leader Muhammad, and upon His household and Companions .His household and Companions . All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  110. 110. 110 ”Glory to thy Lord the Lord, of Honour and Power! (He is free) from what they ascribe (to Him)! And Peace on the Messengers! And praise to Allah, the Lord and Cherisher of the Worlds.” (Qur’an : Saffat: 37 : 180-182) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
  111. 111. ““Grant us (these our supplication),Grant us (these our supplication), by Your Mercy, (O Allah, You are) theby Your Mercy, (O Allah, You are) the Most Merciful of those who show Mercy!”Most Merciful of those who show Mercy!” 111All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail 2015
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