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[Slideshare] fardh'ain(january-2015-batch)#11(a)-arkaanul-islam-(swolah-daily-obligatory-prayer-[part-1of3]-(24-april-2015)

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  1. 1. ““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 HADITH OF JIBRA-’IL HADITH OF JIBRA-’IL LESSON # 11 [a] LESSON # 11 [a] Using textbook & curriculum he has developed especially forUsing textbook & 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)” IT CAN ALSO BE A REFRESHERIT CAN ALSO BE A REFRESHER COURSE FOR MUSLIMCOURSE FOR MUSLIM PARENTS, EDUCATORS, INPARENTS, EDUCATORS, IN CONTEMPORARY SINGAPORE.CONTEMPORARY SINGAPORE. OPEN TO ALLOPEN TO ALL 1 TOPIC ON 24 APRIL 2015TOPIC ON 24 APRIL 2015 Every Friday night @Every Friday night @ 8pm – 10pm8pm – 10pm Wisma Indah,Wisma Indah, 450 Changi Road,450 Changi Road, #02-00 next to#02-00 next to MasjidMasjid KassimKassim ““ARKAAN AL-ISLAM”ARKAAN AL-ISLAM” Pillars of Islam (Submission)Pillars of Islam (Submission) IN THE NAME OF ALLAH,IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOSTMOST COMPASSIONATE,COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFULMOST MERCIFUL REGISTER via http://goo.gl/4EF4y For further queries, contact E-mail: ad.fardhayn.sg@gmail.com or +65 81234669 / +65 96838279 UPDATED - 23 APRIL 2015UPDATED - 23 APRIL 2015 SWOLAHSWOLAH (OBLIGATORY DAILY PRAYER)(OBLIGATORY DAILY PRAYER) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  2. 2. (The basic message of Islam)(The basic message of Islam) FARDHU’AINFARDHU’AIN: CONDUCTED BY: CONDUCTED BY USTAZ ZHULKEFLEE HJ ISMAILUSTAZ ZHULKEFLEE HJ ISMAIL LESSONS FROM TEXTBOOKLESSONS FROM TEXTBOOK ““Beginners’ Manual on IslamBeginners’ Manual on Islam”” 2 IN THE NAME OF ALLAH,IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOSTMOST COMPASSIONATE,COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFULMOST MERCIFUL FROM PREVIOUS LESSONSFROM PREVIOUS LESSONS All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  3. 3. ““Allah”Allah” :: Arabic proper noun; name for God, it refersArabic proper noun; name for God, it refers to the One and Only, the Unique Creator, Lordto the One and Only, the Unique Creator, Lord Sustainer of the Universe, Who Alone is God – there isSustainer of the Universe, Who Alone is God – there is none besides Allah.none besides Allah. No equivalent translation in non-Semitic language.No equivalent translation in non-Semitic language. FROM PREVIOUS LESSONSFROM PREVIOUS LESSONS All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  4. 4. ““Muhammad s.a.a.w.”Muhammad s.a.a.w.” :: Arabic name meaning “Arabic name meaning “thethe Praised OnePraised One”; he is the Chosen, Unlettered Prophet,”; he is the Chosen, Unlettered Prophet, the servant and Messenger of Allah, the Awaitedthe servant and Messenger of Allah, the Awaited Seal of Prophethood after whom there will be noSeal of Prophethood after whom there will be no more prophet sent.more prophet sent. FROM PREVIOUS LESSONSFROM PREVIOUS LESSONS All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
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  6. 6. IIMANIIMAN BeliefBelief FaithFaith ConvictionConviction IHSANIHSAN Best orBest or RighteousRighteous ConductConduct ‘‘AMALAMAL [Islam][Islam] SubmissionSubmission ObedienceObedience PracticePractice Faith without obedience is meaningless; and obedience without Faith isFaith without obedience is meaningless; and obedience without Faith is mere rituals and may even lead to hypocrisy.mere rituals and may even lead to hypocrisy. Together, Faith and Obedience must lead to Righteousness with IHSANTogether, Faith and Obedience must lead to Righteousness with IHSAN which essentially focus in our intention to sincerely serve Allah s.w.t.which essentially focus in our intention to sincerely serve Allah s.w.t. Thus, in these three aspects can one be said to be true in his submissionThus, in these three aspects can one be said to be true in his submission to the Will of Allah (as Muslim).to the Will of Allah (as Muslim). All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  7. 7. THE SECOND ASPECT REQUIRED IN THE ATTESTATION TOTHE SECOND ASPECT REQUIRED IN THE ATTESTATION TO THE ABSOLUTE ONENESS OF ALLAH (TAUTHE ABSOLUTE ONENESS OF ALLAH (TAUHHEED)EED) IN THE NAME OF ALLAH,IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOSTMOST COMPASSIONATE,COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFULMOST MERCIFUL All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  8. 8. ““Do they seek for other than the Religion of Allah?―While allDo they seek for other than the Religion of Allah?―While all creatures in the heavens and on earth have willing, or unwilling,creatures in the heavens and on earth have willing, or unwilling, bowed to His Will (accepted Islam), and to Him shall they all bebowed to His Will (accepted Islam), and to Him shall they all be brought back.”brought back.” ((Qur’an: Aali ‘Imran: 3: 83Qur’an: Aali ‘Imran: 3: 83)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
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  10. 10. “Now then, for that (reason), call (them to the Faith), and stand steadfast as thou art commanded nor follow thou their vain desires; but say: "I believe in the Book which Allah has sent down; and I am commanded to judge justly between you. Allah is Our Lord and your Lord. For us (is the responsibility for) Our deeds, and for you for your deeds. There is no contention between us and you. Allah will bring us together, and to Him is (Our) final goal.” (Qur’an: ash-Shura: 42: 15) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  11. 11. The word “The word “IslamIslam” - literally means “” - literally means “surrendersurrender;; submissionsubmission”. When added with the prefix “”. When added with the prefix “alal” ( definite” ( definite article“tarticle“thehe” - to denote a name) it refers to the essential traits of” - to denote a name) it refers to the essential traits of this religion signifying an external manifestation of one’s innerthis religion signifying an external manifestation of one’s inner conviction, belief (conviction, belief (iimaniiman) towards “) towards “obedience to the will ofobedience to the will of AllahAllah”.”. The true meaning of “The true meaning of “believebelieve” or “” or “iimaniiman”” is :is : ““to be convinced in one’s heart/mind (to be convinced in one’s heart/mind (QolbQolb);); and declare with one’s tongue,and declare with one’s tongue, and practice deeds in accordance with its pillarsand practice deeds in accordance with its pillars”” All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  12. 12. So “So “how does one begin to submit to Allah’s willhow does one begin to submit to Allah’s will”?”? This was succinctly enumerated by Prophet Muhammad s.a.w.This was succinctly enumerated by Prophet Muhammad s.a.w. in what is referred to as :in what is referred to as : the Pillars of Islamthe Pillars of Islam ((Arkaan-ul-IslaamArkaan-ul-Islaam).). All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  13. 13. Islam is built upon Five (pillars):Islam is built upon Five (pillars): [1] To bear witness that there is no god except[1] To bear witness that there is no god except Allah, and that Muhammad is theAllah, and that Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah;Messenger of Allah; [2] And to establish the (Daily obligatory)[2] And to establish the (Daily obligatory) Swolah;Swolah; [3] And pay out the Zakah (tax on wealth);[3] And pay out the Zakah (tax on wealth); [4] And to make pilgrimage (Hajj) to the[4] And to make pilgrimage (Hajj) to the House) for those who has the means toHouse) for those who has the means to (do) it;(do) it; [5] And to Fast (daily) in Ramadhan.[5] And to Fast (daily) in Ramadhan. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  14. 14. Islam is built upon Five (pillars):Islam is built upon Five (pillars): [1] To bear witness that there is no god except[1] To bear witness that there is no god except Allah, and that Muhammad is theAllah, and that Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah;Messenger of Allah; [2] And to establish the (Daily obligatory)[2] And to establish the (Daily obligatory) Swolah;Swolah; [3] And pay out the Zakah (tax on wealth);[3] And pay out the Zakah (tax on wealth); [4] And to make pilgrimage (Hajj) to the[4] And to make pilgrimage (Hajj) to the House) for those who has the means toHouse) for those who has the means to (do) it;(do) it; [5] And to Fast (daily) in Ramadhan.[5] And to Fast (daily) in Ramadhan. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  15. 15. THE secondTHE second PILLAR OF ISLAMPILLAR OF ISLAM IN PRACTICALIZING OBEDIENCE TOIN PRACTICALIZING OBEDIENCE TO THE MESSAGE OF THE ABSOLUTE ONENESS OF ALLAH (THE MESSAGE OF THE ABSOLUTE ONENESS OF ALLAH (TAUTAUHHEEDEED)) IN THE NAME OF ALLAH,IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOST COMPASSIONATE,MOST COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFULMOST MERCIFUL All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  16. 16. THE secondTHE second PILLAR OF ISLAMPILLAR OF ISLAM IN PRACTICALIZING OBEDIENCE TOIN PRACTICALIZING OBEDIENCE TO THE MESSAGE OF THE ABSOLUTE ONENESS OF ALLAH (THE MESSAGE OF THE ABSOLUTE ONENESS OF ALLAH (TAUTAUHHEEDEED)) 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 HADITH OF JIBRA-’IL HADITH OF JIBRA-’IL LESSON # 11 (a) LESSON # 11 (a) TOPIC ON 24 APRIL 2015TOPIC ON 24 APRIL 2015 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 All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
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  18. 18. IN THE NAME OF ALLAH,IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOST COMPASSIONATE,MOST COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFULMOST MERCIFUL All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  19. 19. And (remember) when thy Lord drew forth from the Children ofAnd (remember) when thy Lord drew forth from the Children of Adam― from their loins― their descendants, and made themAdam― from their loins― their descendants, and made them testify concerning themselves, (saying):testify concerning themselves, (saying): ""Am I not your LordAm I not your Lord ((ROBBROBB-Who cherishes and sustains-Who cherishes and sustains you)?“― They said:you)?“― They said: "Yea! we do testify!“"Yea! we do testify!“ (This), lest ye should say on the Day of Judgment: "of this we(This), lest ye should say on the Day of Judgment: "of this we were unaware.”were unaware.” ((Qur’an: A’raf: 7: 172Qur’an: A’raf: 7: 172)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
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  21. 21. ““ I have only created jinns and menI have only created jinns and men, that they may serve, that they may serve ((worshipworship) Me –) Me – LIYA’-BU-DUUNLIYA’-BU-DUUN. No sustenance do I require. No sustenance do I require of them nor do I require that they should feed Me. Forof them nor do I require that they should feed Me. For Allah is He Who gives (all) Sustenance― Lord of Power,Allah is He Who gives (all) Sustenance― Lord of Power, Steadfast (forever).”Steadfast (forever).” ((Qur’an: Dzaariyat : 51: 56-58Qur’an: Dzaariyat : 51: 56-58)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  22. 22. The innermost purpose of the creation of all rational beings isThe innermost purpose of the creation of all rational beings is their cognition (their cognition (ma’rifahma’rifah) of the existence of God and, hence, their) of the existence of God and, hence, their conscious willingness to conform their own existence to whateverconscious willingness to conform their own existence to whatever they perceive of His will and plan :they perceive of His will and plan : It is this two-fold concept “It is this two-fold concept “cognition and willingnesscognition and willingness” that gives” that gives the deepest meaning to what the Qur’an describes as ”the deepest meaning to what the Qur’an describes as ”worshipworship”” ((‘ibadah‘ibadah) ….) …. ((Muhammad Asad @Leopold Weiss – “Message of the Qur’an”Muhammad Asad @Leopold Weiss – “Message of the Qur’an”)) ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AND SUBMISSION All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  23. 23. ““The verse that follows shows, this spiritual call (“The verse that follows shows, this spiritual call (“worshipworship”) does”) does not arise from any supposed “not arise from any supposed “needneed” on the part of the Creator,” on the part of the Creator, Who is self-sufficient and infinite in His power, but is designed asWho is self-sufficient and infinite in His power, but is designed as an instrument for the inner development of the worshipper, who,an instrument for the inner development of the worshipper, who, by the act of his conscious self-surrender to the all-pervadingby the act of his conscious self-surrender to the all-pervading Creative Will, may hope to come closer to an understanding of theCreative Will, may hope to come closer to an understanding of the Will and, thus, closer to God Himself.”Will and, thus, closer to God Himself.” ((Muhammad Asad @Leopold Weiss – “Message of the Qur’an”Muhammad Asad @Leopold Weiss – “Message of the Qur’an”)) ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AND SUBMISSION All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
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  25. 25. ““O mankindO mankind, worship your Lord (, worship your Lord (A’-BUDUU-ROB-BAKUMA’-BUDUU-ROB-BAKUM), who), who created you and those before you, that you may becomecreated you and those before you, that you may become righteous (or god-fearing -righteous (or god-fearing - TAT-TA-QUUUNTAT-TA-QUUUN) -) - [He] who made for you the earth a bed [spread out] and the sky[He] who made for you the earth a bed [spread out] and the sky a ceiling and sent down from the sky, rain and brought fortha ceiling and sent down from the sky, rain and brought forth thereby fruits as provision for you. So do not attribute to Allahthereby fruits as provision for you. So do not attribute to Allah equalsequals** while you know [that there is nothing similar to Him].”while you know [that there is nothing similar to Him].” ((Qur’an:Baqarah: 2: 21-22Qur’an:Baqarah: 2: 21-22)) * Others as partners; rivals, associates, etc. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  26. 26. Unlike some other religion where worship entails offeringsUnlike some other religion where worship entails offerings to their ‘deities’ on altars, in Islam Allah s.w.t. isto their ‘deities’ on altars, in Islam Allah s.w.t. is reminding us that He has no need for us, whereas we allreminding us that He has no need for us, whereas we all stand in need of Him.stand in need of Him. In truth, it is Allah s.w.t. Who sustains, nourishes andIn truth, it is Allah s.w.t. Who sustains, nourishes and continuously provides for us.continuously provides for us. Shouldn’t we be grateful?Shouldn’t we be grateful? What do you think would be the repercussion towardsWhat do you think would be the repercussion towards those who are ungrateful? Shouldn’t we fear?those who are ungrateful? Shouldn’t we fear? All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  27. 27. 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)
  28. 28. The usual translation into English isThe usual translation into English is ‘reverential fear of Allah’‘reverential fear of Allah’,, which may convey some aspect of it, yet the full understanding ofwhich may convey some aspect of it, yet the full understanding of this term still evades many. I prefer to use termthis term still evades many. I prefer to use term “the“the ‘‘consciousness of Allah’consciousness of Allah’,, which entails factors which lead to truewhich entails factors which lead to true obedience to Allah s.w.t. and His Messenger Muhammad s.a.w. -obedience to Allah s.w.t. and His Messenger Muhammad s.a.w. - obedience to what Allah ordered and staying away from whatobedience to what Allah ordered and staying away from what Allah forbade.Allah forbade. TAQWATAQWA All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  29. 29. If you are wearing an overflowing robe, how would you walk through upon a road full of bushes of thorns ? # ۱ PARABLE OF WALKING IN THORNY PATHWAY All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  30. 30. It would not be a problem to walk upon this road this wide isn’t it? 2 metres # ۲ Suppose you are shown this lighted path …. PARABLE OF ‘ACROPHOBIA’ All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  31. 31. But now knowing the reality of where you really are, how would you be walking upon it? 2 metres # ۲ PARABLE OF ‘ACROPHOBIA’ All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  32. 32. "O you who have believed, (be conscious of and) fear Allah (TAQWA). And let every soul look to what it has put forth for tomorrow - and (be conscious and) fear Allah (TAQWA). Indeed, Allah is Acquainted with what you do.” (Qur’an: Hashr: 59:18) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
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  34. 34. "And be not like those who forgot Allah (NA-SULLAH) , so He made them forget themselves (FA-AN-SAA-HUM AN0FU-SAHUM). Those are the defiantly disobedient (FAASIQUUN). Not equal are the companions of the Fire and the companions of Paradise. The companions of Paradise - they are the FAA-IZUUN : attainers [of success].” (Qur’an: Hashr: 59: 19-20) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  35. 35. "Verily I am Allah: there is no god but I: ("Verily I am Allah: there is no god but I: (FA’-BUD-NEEFA’-BUD-NEE)) so serve thou Me, (only) and establish regular prayerso serve thou Me, (only) and establish regular prayer ((SwolahSwolah) for) for My RemembranceMy Remembrance. (. (LI-DZIK-REELI-DZIK-REE)”)” ((Qur’an: TaHa: 20:14Qur’an: TaHa: 20:14)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  36. 36. • “Man” – ‘ insaan ’ is prone to “forgetfulness” - ‘nis-yaan’. • Here (As-Swolah), is the remedy lest we become forgetful and heedless ! All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  37. 37. • Are we not the servant / slave of Allah? • If so, then how do we serve or worship Him? All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  38. 38. • Commandment – - means “to establish, put upright or erect, build, ” which shares the same root as the word – - meaning: • “straightness; sincerity; rectitude; integrity, true; authentic, consistent,” etc. • And ‘Swolah’ is prescribed as the basis (pillars) for our daily ‘remembrance’ of our ROBB (Lord, God, Sustainer). All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
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  40. 40. ““IfIf anyone withdraws himself from remembranceanyone withdraws himself from remembrance of Most Graciousof Most Gracious, We appoint for him an, We appoint for him an evil oneevil one to be an intimate companion to him (to be an intimate companion to him (QOREENQOREEN).). Such (evil ones) reallySuch (evil ones) really hinder them from the Pathhinder them from the Path but they think that they are being guided aright! “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)
  41. 41. • 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 (2015)
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  43. 43. ““ Enjoin prayer (SWOLAH) on thy people (family),Enjoin prayer (SWOLAH) on thy people (family), and be patient and constant thereinand be patient and constant therein. We ask thee. We ask thee not to provide sustenance: We provide it for thee.not to provide sustenance: We provide it for thee. But the (fruit of) the Hereafter is forBut the (fruit of) the Hereafter is for Righteousness.”Righteousness.” ((Qur’an: TaHa: 20: 132Qur’an: TaHa: 20: 132)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  44. 44. Such is the importance ofSuch is the importance of SwolahSwolah that we arethat we are to enjoin it upon our family too, no matter if itto enjoin it upon our family too, no matter if it may be difficult, we have to patiently strivemay be difficult, we have to patiently strive upon this – not to be complacent nor lax.upon this – not to be complacent nor lax. Allah SWT also gave us a warning – which weAllah SWT also gave us a warning – which we all must be fearful of being afflicted :all must be fearful of being afflicted : All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  45. 45. ““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)
  46. 46. ““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)
  47. 47. This ‘This ‘SwolahSwolah’ in fact is the Allah’s gift of’ in fact is the Allah’s gift of spiritual nourishment for our own soul andspiritual nourishment for our own soul and eternal well-being. We will reap from its benefiteternal well-being. We will reap from its benefit in this world and shall fully benefit from itsin this world and shall fully benefit from its fruits (of eternal reward) in the Hereafter.fruits (of eternal reward) in the Hereafter. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  48. 48. ““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)
  49. 49. ““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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  51. 51. ““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)
  52. 52. “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)
  53. 53. ““ 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)
  54. 54. ““Not equal are the Companions of the Fire and theNot equal are the Companions of the Fire and the Companions of the GardenCompanions of the Garden: it is the Companions of: it is the Companions of the Garden, that will achieve Felicity.”the Garden, that will achieve Felicity.” ((Qur’an: Hashr: 59:20Qur’an: Hashr: 59:20)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
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  56. 56. LET IT NOT deceive thee that those who are bent onLET IT NOT deceive thee that those who are bent on denying the truth seem to be able to do as they please ondenying the truth seem to be able to do as they please on earth: it is [but] a brief enjoyment, with hell thereafter asearth: it is [but] a brief enjoyment, with hell thereafter as their goal - and how vile a resting-place! - whereas thosetheir goal - and how vile a resting-place! - whereas those who remain conscious of their Sustainer (who remain conscious of their Sustainer (TAQWATAQWA) shall) shall have gardens through which running waters flow, therein tohave gardens through which running waters flow, therein to abide: a ready welcome from Allah. And that which is withabide: a ready welcome from Allah. And that which is with Allah is best for the truly virtuous.”Allah is best for the truly virtuous.” ((Qur’an: Aali ‘Imran: 3: 196-19Qur’an: Aali ‘Imran: 3: 196-19)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
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  58. 58. 58 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. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  59. 59. 59 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. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  60. 60. ““(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)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  61. 61. ““ set up regular prayers (set up regular prayers (SwolahSwolah) : for such prayers () : for such prayers (SwolahSwolah)) are enjoined on believers at stated times.”are enjoined on believers at stated times.” ((Qur’an: An-Nisa’: 4:103Qur’an: An-Nisa’: 4:103)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  62. 62. There are 5 obligatoryThere are 5 obligatory SwolahSwolah daily:daily: [1][1] SubuhSubuh oror FajrFajr (at dawn)(at dawn) [2][2] ZuhrZuhr (mid-afternoon)(mid-afternoon)** [3][3] ‘Asr‘Asr (late-afternoon)(late-afternoon) [4][4] MaghribMaghrib (after sunset)(after sunset) [5][5] Isha’Isha’ (night)(night) On Friday, it is compulsory for every male Muslims who are not ‘On Friday, it is compulsory for every male Muslims who are not ‘musaafirmusaafir’’ (a traveler), to attend and perform the(a traveler), to attend and perform the Juma’atJuma’at congregational prayercongregational prayer (conducted with sermon), replacing their daily(conducted with sermon), replacing their daily Zuhr’Zuhr’.. 62 All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  63. 63. 63 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.” All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  64. 64. 64 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” All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  65. 65. 65 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).” All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  66. 66. 66 “Swolah” is such a special act of devotion, because: [a] Its commandment bestowed through a special miracle – Isra’ wal- Mi’raj. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  67. 67. 67 “Swolah” is such a special act of devotion, because: [b] It encapsulates every acts of worship performed especially by the angels. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  68. 68. 68 “Swolah” is such a special act of devotion, because: [c] It is an intimate and personal communion, as a response to the invitation to have audience with the Compassionate and Merciful, Lord of all creation – directly, without any intermediary. Shouldn’t we cherish and honour this privilege and priceless opportunity which Allah Himself has granted upon us Muslims (only) through our Prophet Muhammad s.a.a.w. ? All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  69. 69. 69 “Swolah” is such a special act of devotion, because: [d] Amongst its miracle is that, there is consensus amongst[d] Amongst its miracle is that, there is consensus amongst every Muslim regarding how generally it is to be performed,every Muslim regarding how generally it is to be performed, and the teaching of it has beenand the teaching of it has been continuously upheld andcontinuously upheld and transmittedtransmitted through an unbroken chain in every generationthrough an unbroken chain in every generation of Muslims, since our Prophet’s time. Others do not haveof Muslims, since our Prophet’s time. Others do not have such devotions as this – and is constantly being manifestedsuch devotions as this – and is constantly being manifested daily as symbol of Muslims’ adherence to “daily as symbol of Muslims’ adherence to “Al-IslamAl-Islam”.”. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  70. 70. 70 ““SwolahSwolah” is such a special act of devotion,” is such a special act of devotion, because:because: [e] And thus there is not one single moment, but there will[e] And thus there is not one single moment, but there will always be Muslims engaged in Swolahalways be Muslims engaged in Swolah on this earth. Whenon this earth. When we consider only the “we consider only the “ADZANADZAN” (call to prayer) alone, we’ll be” (call to prayer) alone, we’ll be amazed that as an observable phenomenon, it is proclaimedamazed that as an observable phenomenon, it is proclaimed right across the globe from East to West, continuously fromright across the globe from East to West, continuously from one time-zone to the next, as the day and night unwind.one time-zone to the next, as the day and night unwind. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  71. 71. 71 ““SwolahSwolah” is such a special act of devotion,” is such a special act of devotion, because:because: [f] It is in a Muslim[f] It is in a Muslim swolahswolah that the manner of worship tothat the manner of worship to God is truly reflected as similar to that of previous ProphetsGod is truly reflected as similar to that of previous Prophets before Prophet Muhammad s.a.a.w., –before Prophet Muhammad s.a.a.w., – standing, bowing,standing, bowing, prostratingprostrating etc. which serves also, as effective reminder toetc. which serves also, as effective reminder to the People of the Book and others.the People of the Book and others. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  72. 72. 72 Abraham a.s. is recorded to have prayed. And the manner of his praying was described in the Bible: “Then Abram (Abraham) fell on his face …” (Genesis : 17 : 3) CORROBORATION All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  73. 73. 73 Moses and Aaron a.s. is recorded to have prayed. And the manner of his praying was described in the Bible: “Then Moses and Aaron went from the presence of the assembly to the door of the tent of meeting, and fell on their faces …” (Numbers 20: 6) CORROBORATION All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  74. 74. 74 Jesus a.s. is recorded to have prayed. And the manner of his praying was described in the Bible: “Then Jesus went with them to a place called Gethsemane, and he said to his disciples, ‘Sit here while I go yonder to pray….. And going a little farther he fell on his face and prayed, ‘My Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me; nevertheless not as I will, but as thou wilt’ ” (Mathew:26:36-40) CORROBORATION All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  75. 75. 75 ““SwolahSwolah” is such a special act of devotion,” is such a special act of devotion, because:because: [g] Although preferably[g] Although preferably swolahswolah is to be performed inis to be performed in congregation in mosques, yet it can actually be performedcongregation in mosques, yet it can actually be performed by Muslimsby Muslims anywhere on earthanywhere on earth, as long as the place is free, as long as the place is free of filth and does not cause harm or impede the rights ofof filth and does not cause harm or impede the rights of others.others. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  76. 76. 76 “Swolah” is such a special act of devotion, because: [h] Through it, Allah s.w.t. guarantees His divine help leading to real success for those who patiently persevere in Allah’s way and guard it, as revealed in the Qur’an: All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  77. 77. “Nay seek (Allah's) help with patient perseverance (SwOBR’) and prayer (SWOLAH): it is indeed hard, except to those who are humble (KHAA-SHI-’EEN).” (Qur’an: Baqarah: 2: 45) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  78. 78. ““And establish Regular Prayer (And establish Regular Prayer (SWOLAHSWOLAH) : for Prayer) : for Prayer restrains from shameful and unjust deeds; andrestrains from shameful and unjust deeds; and ((DZIKRULLAHDZIKRULLAH) remembrance of Allah is the greatest) remembrance of Allah is the greatest (thing in life) without doubt.”(thing in life) without doubt.” ((Qur’an: Ankabut: 29: 45Qur’an: Ankabut: 29: 45)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
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  80. 80. ““And thus have We willed you to be a communityAnd thus have We willed you to be a community of the middle way (of the middle way (UMMATAN WASOTANUMMATAN WASOTAN) [i.e.) [i.e. justly balanced], so that [justly balanced], so that [with your liveswith your lives] you] you might bear witness to the truth before allmight bear witness to the truth before all mankind (mankind (SHUHADAA-A ‘ALAN-NAASSHUHADAA-A ‘ALAN-NAAS) , and the) , and the Messenger as a witness over you..... “Messenger as a witness over you..... “ ((Qur’an: al- Baqarah: 2:143Qur’an: al- Baqarah: 2:143)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
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  82. 82. ““Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah; and those whoMuhammad is the Messenger of Allah; and those who are with him are strong against Unbelievers, (but)are with him are strong against Unbelievers, (but) compassionate amongst each other.compassionate amongst each other. Thou wilt see thThou wilt see themem ((RUKU’RUKU’) bow and () bow and (SUJD’SUJD’) prostrate themselves (in prayer)) prostrate themselves (in prayer) seeking Grace from Allah and (His) Good Pleasure. Onseeking Grace from Allah and (His) Good Pleasure. On their faces are their marks, (being) the traces of theirtheir faces are their marks, (being) the traces of their prostration....”prostration....” ((Qur’an: Ahzab: 33: 29Qur’an: Ahzab: 33: 29)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
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  84. 84. ““... This is their similitude in the Torah; and their... This is their similitude in the Torah; and their similitude in the Gospel is: like a seed which sends forthsimilitude in the Gospel is: like a seed which sends forth its blade, then makes it strong; it then becomes thickits blade, then makes it strong; it then becomes thick and it stands on its own stem (filling) the sower withand it stands on its own stem (filling) the sower with wonder and delight. As a result, it fills the Unbelieverswonder and delight. As a result, it fills the Unbelievers with rage at him. Allah has promised those amongwith rage at him. Allah has promised those among them who believe and do righteous deeds Forgivenessthem who believe and do righteous deeds Forgiveness and a great Reward..”and a great Reward..” ((Qur’an: Ahzab: 33: 29Qur’an: Ahzab: 33: 29)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
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  87. 87. “ ... and We appointed the Qiblah to which thou wast used, only to test those who followed the Messenger from those who would turn on their heels (from the faith). Indeed it was (a change) momentous (a grievous or heavy thing) except to those guided by Allah. And never would Allah make your faith of no effect. For Allah is to all people most surely full of kindness, Most Merciful..“ (Qur’an: al- Baqarah: 2:143) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  88. 88. KA’ABAKA’ABA In BAKKA (MAKKAH)In BAKKA (MAKKAH) AFRICAAFRICA EUROPEEUROPE ASIAASIA FOCUS ON THE MIDDLE-EASTFOCUS ON THE MIDDLE-EAST CROSS-ROAD CONNECTINGCROSS-ROAD CONNECTING THREE MAJOR CONTINENTSTHREE MAJOR CONTINENTS All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  89. 89. KA’ABAKA’ABA In BAKKA (MAKKAH)In BAKKA (MAKKAH) AFRICAAFRICA EUROPEEUROPE ASIAASIA FOCUS ON THE MIDDLE-EASTFOCUS ON THE MIDDLE-EAST CROSS-ROAD CONNECTINGCROSS-ROAD CONNECTING THREE MAJOR CONTINENTSTHREE MAJOR CONTINENTS All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  90. 90. KA’ABAKA’ABA In BAKKA (MAKKAH)In BAKKA (MAKKAH) AFRICAAFRICA EUROPEEUROPE ASIAASIA FOCUS ON THE MIDDLE-EASTFOCUS ON THE MIDDLE-EAST CROSS-ROAD CONNECTINGCROSS-ROAD CONNECTING THREE MAJOR CONTINENTSTHREE MAJOR CONTINENTS All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  91. 91. “The Believers must (eventually) win through (i.e. to become truly successful: FALAH) . Those who humble themselves (KHAA-SHI’UUN) in their prayers (SWOLAH); “ (Qur’an: al-Mu’minun: 23: 1-2) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  92. 92. ““And who (strictly) guard their prayers (SWOLAH).” ((Qur’an: al-Mu’minun: 23: 9Qur’an: al-Mu’minun: 23: 9)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
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  94. 94. ““The first deeds of the servant of Allah that will beThe first deeds of the servant of Allah that will be checked and accounted for on Judgement Day will bechecked and accounted for on Judgement Day will be his ‘his ‘SWOLAHSWOLAH’, it will be thoroughly looked at. If it is’, it will be thoroughly looked at. If it is found to be good, then he would be deemedfound to be good, then he would be deemed successful; but if it is found to be wanting (deficient),successful; but if it is found to be wanting (deficient), then all his (other) deeds would be deemed useless andthen all his (other) deeds would be deemed useless and (he would become) a loser.”(he would become) a loser.” ((Hadith reported by At- Tabrany from Anas r.a.Hadith reported by At- Tabrany from Anas r.a.)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  95. 95. “(What separates) Between a person and disbelief (KUFR), is the discarding or the abandonment of (his performing the obligatory prayer) SWOLAH” (Hadith reported by Ahmad, Ibnu Majah, Abu Dawud and Muslim) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  96. 96. Once the Prophet s.a.a.w. asked his companions “Do youOnce the Prophet s.a.a.w. asked his companions “Do you believe that dirt can remain on a person bathing five times abelieve that dirt can remain on a person bathing five times a day in a stream running in front of his door?” “No!” repliedday in a stream running in front of his door?” “No!” replied the companions, “No dirt can remain on his body.”the companions, “No dirt can remain on his body.” The Prophet s.a.a.w. then remarked, “So exactly similar isThe Prophet s.a.a.w. then remarked, “So exactly similar is the effect ofthe effect of SWOLAHSWOLAH offered five times a day. With theoffered five times a day. With the Grace of Allah, it washes away all the sins …”Grace of Allah, it washes away all the sins …” ((Hadith reported by MuslimHadith reported by Muslim)) 96 All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  97. 97. “… Verily the five (obligatory prayer)he five (obligatory prayer) SWOLAHSWOLAH removesremoves sins in the same way that water removes the filth.”sins in the same way that water removes the filth.” ((Hadith reported by MuslimHadith reported by Muslim)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  98. 98. “…“… Heard Anas bin Malik r.a. narrated : The ProphetHeard Anas bin Malik r.a. narrated : The Prophet ‫ﷺ‬ said, "A faithful believer (said, "A faithful believer (MU’MEENMU’MEEN) while he is in devotional) while he is in devotional prayer (prayer (SWOLAHSWOLAH), he is speaking in (), he is speaking in (MUNAJAHMUNAJAH) private) private communion to his Lord… “communion to his Lord… “ ((Hadith reported by BukharyHadith reported by Bukhary)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
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  100. 100. ””Truly AllahTruly Allah lovesloves those who turn unto Him, andthose who turn unto Him, and lovesloves thosethose 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)
  101. 101. ”” O children of Adam!O children of Adam! wear your beautiful apparelwear your beautiful apparel atat 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)
  102. 102. ““(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); thus wherever a person finds himself to be, let him perform hisperson finds himself to be, let him perform his swolahswolah at thatat that place which he can find (himself to be).”place 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)
  103. 103. “ set up regular prayers (SWOLAH): for such prayers are enjoined on believers at stated times (MAW-QUU-TA).” (Qur’an: An-Nisa’: 4:103) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  104. 104. ““now shall We turn thee to a direction (now shall We turn thee to a direction ( QIBLAHQIBLAH ) that shall please) that shall please thee. Turn then thy face in the direction of the Sacred Mosque (inthee. Turn then thy face in the direction of the Sacred Mosque (in Makkah); wherever ye are turn your faces in that direction.”Makkah); wherever ye are turn your faces in that direction.” ((Qur’an: Baqarah: 2: 141Qur’an: Baqarah: 2: 141)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  105. 105. LAA – HAU-LA - WA-LAALAA – HAU-LA - WA-LAA QUW-WATA IL-LA BIL-LAAHQUW-WATA IL-LA BIL-LAAH ‘‘There is no strength nor powerThere is no strength nor power except with Allexcept with Allaah.’h.’ All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  106. 106. "O my Lord! make me one who establishes regular Prayer,"O my Lord! make me one who establishes regular Prayer, and also (raise such) among my offspring (who establishand also (raise such) among my offspring (who establish regular Prayer) O our Lord! and accept Thou my Supplication.regular Prayer) O our Lord! and accept Thou my Supplication. "O our Lord! cover (us) with Thy Forgiveness― for me, my"O our Lord! cover (us) with Thy Forgiveness― for me, my parents, and (all) Believers, on the Day that theparents, and (all) Believers, on the Day that the Reckoning will be established!"Reckoning will be established!" ((Qur’an: Ibrahim: 14: 40-41Qur’an: Ibrahim: 14: 40-41)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  107. 107. "Our Lord! Grant unto us spouses and offspring who will be"Our Lord! Grant unto us spouses and offspring who will be the comfort of our eyes and give us (the grace) to lead thethe comfort of our eyes and give us (the grace) to lead the righteous."righteous." ((Qur’an: Furqan: 25: 74Qur’an: Furqan: 25: 74)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
  108. 108. ““And may the Salutations of Allah and peace be upon ourAnd may the Salutations of Allah and peace be upon our Leader MuhammadLeader Muhammad and his family and Companions.and his family and Companions. And all praises belongs to Allah,And all praises belongs to Allah, Lord Sustainer of the worlds.”Lord Sustainer of the worlds.” All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2015)
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