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[Slideshare] tafaqqahu-#4(january-2016)-lesson-#3a-reflection on term “al-bahr'-ameeq”-(2-april-2016)

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REFLECTION ON TERM “AL-BAHR AMEEQ”
Elucidations to the term “the ocean is deep” analogously (amtsal) to the world and this life; its relationship to the ship and life journey previously discussed.

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[Slideshare] tafaqqahu-#4(january-2016)-lesson-#3a-reflection on term “al-bahr'-ameeq”-(2-april-2016)

  1. 1. UNDERSTANDING OF THE DEEN (AL-ISLAM) Intermediate Islamic (FIQH) course in English Conducted by Ustaz Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail LESSON # 3aLESSON # 3a Using text & curriculum he has developed especially forUsing text & curriculum he has developed especially for Muslim converts and young Adult English-speaking Muslims.Muslim converts and young Adult English-speaking Muslims. ““To seek knowledge is obligatory upon every Muslim (male & female)”To seek knowledge is obligatory upon every Muslim (male & female)” All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) IN THE NAME OF ALLAH,IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOST COMPASSIONATE,MOST COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFUL.MOST MERCIFUL. "O my Lord! Let my entry be by the Gate of Truth and Honour, and likewise my exit by the Gate of Truth and Honour; and grant me from Thy Presence an authority to aid (me)” (Qur’an: Isra’: 17: 80) THEME: “Advice regarding Four aspects”“Advice regarding Four aspects” REFLECTION ON TERM “AL-BAHR AMEEQ”REFLECTION ON TERM “AL-BAHR AMEEQ” Elucidations to the term “the ocean is deep” analogously (amtsal) to the world and this life; its relationship to the ship and life journey previously discussed. PARTPART ## 44 (January -(January -20162016)) Updated 2 APRIL 2016
  2. 2. ““INDEED, there has come unto you [O mankind] a Messenger [Muhammad] from among yourselves: heavily weighs -upon him [the thought] that you might suffer [in the life to come]; full of concern for you [is he, and] full of compassion and mercy towards the believers.”.” ((Qur’an: Taubah: 9: 128Qur’an: Taubah: 9: 128)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) PREVIOUS LESSON
  3. 3. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) PREVIOUS LESSON
  4. 4. “Whatever is in the heavens and whatever is on the earth is exalting Allah, (AL-MAALIK) the Sovereign , (AL-QUDDUS) the Pure, (AL-’AZEEZ) the Exalted in Might , (AL-HAKEEM) the Wise . It is He (Allah) who has sent among the unlettered a Messenger from themselves reciting to them His verses (Signs) and purifying them (to grow in purity) and teaching them the Book (AL-KITAAB) and wisdom (AL-HIKMAH) - although they were before in clear error –” (Qur’an: Juma’ah: 62: 1-2) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) PREVIOUS LESSON
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  6. 6. “ And [to] others of them (AA-KHAREEN) who have not yet joined them. And He is (AL-’AZIZ) the Exalted in Might, (AL-HAKEEM) the Wise. That is the bounty of Allah, which He gives to whom He wills, and Allah is the possessor of great bounty.” (Qur’an: Juma’ah: 62: 4-5) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) PREVIOUS LESSON
  7. 7. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) "I have been sent with JAWAMI’ AL-KALEEM (i.e., the shortest expression carrying the widest meanings), and I was made victorious with awe (fear cast into the hearts of the enemy), and while I was sleeping, the keys of the treasures of the earth were brought to me and were put in my hand." (Hadith reported by Bukhary) PREVIOUS LESSON
  8. 8. IMAM ABU HAMID AL-GHAZALIE (R.A.) AN-NASEEHAH The Sincere Advice IDZAL – MAR – U – KAA - NAT - LAHU – FIK –RAH FA – FEE - KUL – LI – SHAY- IN – LA – HU – ‘IB - RAH All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) PREVIOUS LESSON
  9. 9. “O Allah! Grant favours in our hearing, in our sight and in our strength to be always upon Your Path. And make our yearnings and desires to be in accord with everything (teachings and guidance) which has ben brought by Your beloved Muhammad - salutations of Allah and peace be upon him.” ALLAA-HUM-MA – MA-TI’-NAA – BI-AS-MAA-INAA – WA – AB-SWAA-RI-NAA – WA- QUW-WAA-TI-NAA- FEE- SA-BEE – LIK, - WAJ – ‘AL – HA-WAA-NAA –TA-BA-’AN- LI-MAA – JAA – A – BI-HI – HA-BEE-BU-KA – MUHAM-MADUN – SWOL-LAL-LAA-HU –’ALAI-HI - WA-SAL-LAM All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) PREVIOUS LESSON
  10. 10. Hadith extracted from: ‘NASA-IHU AL-’IBAAD ‘ALAA SHARHI AL- MUNABBIHAT ‘ALA AL-ISTI’DAD LI-YAUMI AL-MA-’AD’ Sheikh Imam Muhammad Nawawi bin Umar al-Jawi al-Bantani famous Nusantaran scholar and Imam in Makkah (1813-1897) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) PREVIOUS LESSON
  11. 11. O Aba Dzar! Renew the ship, for verily the ocean is deep, And take complete provision, for verily the journey is far, And lighten the load, for verily the obstacles are almost insurmountable, And be sincere in your deeds, for verily the scrutinizer of faults is The Seeing (Allah). AN-NAASEEHAH The Sincere Advice All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) THE HADITH PREVIOUS LESSON
  12. 12. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) JADDID (RENEW) A RELEVANT REFLECTION (PREPARING FOR THE POST-MODERNIST CHALLENGE) PREVIOUS LESSON
  13. 13. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) Mankind’s covenant Adherence to FITRAH Re-assertion of TAUHEED Concept of TAUBAH (repentance) Re-orientation in SWOLAH – Taharah; Aurah; Waqt; Dzikrullah; Masajid; Qiblah; Jama’ah; Ummah; Da’wah Meaning of Life – DUNYA –WAL - AKHIRAH Concept of TAWAKKUL-TAFWID (trust-reliance) PREVIOUS LESSON
  14. 14. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) SODAQAH-INFAQ-ZAKAH RAMADHAN UMRAH - HAJJ TAZKIYYATUN-NUFUS IHSAN IKHLASZUHUD DZIKRUL-MAUT SILATUR-RAHMI SHAKUR NIYYAH-HUSNUDZON PREVIOUS LESSON
  15. 15. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) AS-SAFEENAH (THE SHIP; ARK; VESSEL; BOAT) O Aba Dzar! Renew the ship, for verily the ocean is deep PREVIOUS LESSON
  16. 16. MARKABUN FULKUN SAFEENATUN All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) PREVIOUS LESSON
  17. 17. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) PREVIOUS LESSON
  18. 18. ““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 All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) Extracted from: PREVIOUS LESSON
  19. 19. ISLAMIC WORLDVIEWISLAMIC WORLDVIEW All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) ““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 Extracted from: PREVIOUS LESSON
  20. 20. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) AL-BAHRA ‘AMEE-Q ( THE SEA (OCEAN) IS DEEP ) O Aba Dzar! Renew the ship, for verily the ocean is deep NOW TO CONTINUE
  21. 21. TA’ARUF AND SHORT GROUP DISCUSSION Break into groupings (of not more than 8 person in each). Do brief introduction of each other. Proceed to reflect: “Salaam .. Nice to get to know you. …. So …….What have we learnt?”  What is the metaphorical term “What is the metaphorical term “BAHRBAHR “ (Arabic noun for ““ (Arabic noun for “sea,sea, oceanocean”) means to you: its significance, as well as “”) means to you: its significance, as well as “ AMEEQAMEEQ “ (its“ (its adjective for “deep”) what really it implies.adjective for “deep”) what really it implies.  Now connect these to the earlier words we have reflected i.e.Now connect these to the earlier words we have reflected i.e. JADDIDJADDID andand SAFEENAHSAFEENAH – extrapolate meanings of these to– extrapolate meanings of these to our life as Muslims. - DISCUSS.our life as Muslims. - DISCUSS. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016))
  22. 22. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) TADZKIRAHTADZKIRAH
  23. 23. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) “This (UMMATUKUM) community of yours is one community (UMMATAN WAHIDAH) , and I am your Lord; so hold Me alone in fear (FAT-TAQUUN). But people later cut up their religion into bits, each group rejoicing in what they have. So leave them immersed in their heedlessness till an appointed time.” (Qur’an: Mu’minun: 23: 52-54) TADZKIRAHTADZKIRAH
  24. 24. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) “O you who have believed, [ITTAQILLAAH – i.e. be conscious of and] fear Allah as He should be feared (HAQQA) and do not die except as Muslims [MUSLIMUUN-in submission to Him].” (Qur’an: Aali’Imran: 3: 102) TADZKIRAHTADZKIRAH
  25. 25. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) TADZKIRAHTADZKIRAH
  26. 26. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) TADZKIRAHTADZKIRAH Narrated 'Abdullah bin 'Umar: The Messenger of Allah as saying: “Each of you is a shepherd and each of you is responsible for his flock. The amir (ruler) who is over the people is a shepherd and is responsible for his flock; a man is a shepherd in charge of the inhabitants of his household and he is responsible for his flock; a woman is a shepherdess in charge of her husband's house and children and she is responsible for them; and a man's slave is a shepherd in charge of his master's property and he is responsible for it. So each of you is a shepherd and each of you is responsible for his flock.” (Hadith reported by Abu Dawud)
  27. 27. Hey .. Are we going in the right direction? Hmmm … well we have our appointed leader leading us, So I guess we’re on the right course! Just follow … lah! Am I going the right way? Ermm… since there are many agreeing with me and following behind me. Praising me even .. Heh..he he ! I MUST be on the right way! Majority cannot be wrong! IN THE NAME OF ALLAH,IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOST COMPASSIONATE,MOST COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFULMOST MERCIFUL AN-NASEEHAHAN-NASEEHAH Sincere Advice All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)) Adapted from Dr. Hisham Al-Talib’s “Training Guide for Islamic Workers”
  28. 28. PARABLE OF THE PASSENGERS ON A SHIP A Saying of Prophet Muhammad [p.b.u.h.] All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2014)) AN-NASEEHAH Sincere Advice
  29. 29. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) ““And hold firmly to (And hold firmly to (HAB-LILLAAHHAB-LILLAAH) the rope of Allah all) the rope of Allah all together and do not become divided (together and do not become divided (LAA-TAFAR-ROQUULAA-TAFAR-ROQUU).”).” ((Qur’an: Aali’Imran: 3: 103Qur’an: Aali’Imran: 3: 103)) TADZKIRAHTADZKIRAH
  30. 30. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) “(WADZ-KURU) And remember the (NI’MATALLAAH) favours of Allah upon you - when you were enemies and He brought your hearts together and you became, by His favour, brothers (IKHWAANA).” (Qur’an: Aali’Imran: 3: 103) TADZKIRAHTADZKIRAH
  31. 31. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) ““And you were on the edge of a pit of the Fire, and HeAnd you were on the edge of a pit of the Fire, and He (Allah) saved you from it.”(Allah) saved you from it.” ((Qur’an: Aali’Imran: 3: 103Qur’an: Aali’Imran: 3: 103)) TADZKIRAHTADZKIRAH
  32. 32. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) “Thus does Allah make clear to you His verses that you may be guided (TAH-TA-DUUN).” (Qur’an: Aali’Imran: 3: 103) TADZKIRAHTADZKIRAH
  33. 33. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) TADZKIRAHTADZKIRAH
  34. 34. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) And We have enjoined on man (to be good) to his parents: in travail upon travail did his mother bear him, and in years twain was his weaning: (hear the command) "Show gratitude to Me and to thy parents: to Me is (thy final) Goal.” (Qur’an: Luqman: 31: 14) TADZKIRAHTADZKIRAH
  35. 35. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) TADZKIRAHTADZKIRAH
  36. 36. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) ““Yet go on reminding [all who would listen]: for, verily, suchYet go on reminding [all who would listen]: for, verily, such a reminder will profit the believers.a reminder will profit the believers. And [tell them that] IAnd [tell them that] I have not created the invisible beings and men to any endhave not created the invisible beings and men to any end other than that they may [know and] worship Meother than that they may [know and] worship Me. [But. [But withal,] no sustenance do I ever demand of them, nor do Iwithal,] no sustenance do I ever demand of them, nor do I demand that they feed Me : for, verily, Allah Himself is thedemand that they feed Me : for, verily, Allah Himself is the Provider of all sustenance, the Lord of all might, theProvider of all sustenance, the Lord of all might, the Eternal!”Eternal!” ((Qur’an: Dzariat: 51: 55-58Qur’an: Dzariat: 51: 55-58)) TADZKIRAHTADZKIRAH
  37. 37. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) TADZKIRAHTADZKIRAH
  38. 38. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) ““O YOU who have attained to faith! Ward off fromO YOU who have attained to faith! Ward off from yourselves (i.eyourselves (i.e. save yourself) and those who are. save yourself) and those who are close to you (AHLI-KUM) that fire [of the hereafter]close to you (AHLI-KUM) that fire [of the hereafter] whose fuel is human beings and stones: [lording]whose fuel is human beings and stones: [lording] over it are angelic powers awesome [and] severe,over it are angelic powers awesome [and] severe, who do not disobey Allah in whatever He haswho do not disobey Allah in whatever He has commanded them, but [always] do what they arecommanded them, but [always] do what they are bidden to do.”bidden to do.” ((Qur’an: Tahrim: 66: 6Qur’an: Tahrim: 66: 6)) TADZKIRAHTADZKIRAH
  39. 39. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) TADZKIRAHTADZKIRAH ““Every child is born in a state of pure innocence (Every child is born in a state of pure innocence (FITWRAHFITWRAH),), It is the parents then who would make him to becomeIt is the parents then who would make him to become a Jew or a Christian or a Pagan.”a Jew or a Christian or a Pagan.” ((Hadith reported by BukharyHadith reported by Bukhary))
  40. 40. ““And those who (And those who (JAAHADUJAAHADU) strive in Our (cause),- We) strive in Our (cause),- We will certainly guide themwill certainly guide them to our Pathsto our Paths ((SUBUULANASUBUULANA) :) : For verily Allah is with those who do right.For verily Allah is with those who do right.”” ((Qur’an: Ahnkabut: 29: 69Qur’an: Ahnkabut: 29: 69)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) TADZKIRAHTADZKIRAH
  41. 41. AA ROPEROPE usually has many components, sub-components etc. Each, whetherusually has many components, sub-components etc. Each, whether strandsstrands oror yarnyarnss oror fibersfibers etc. areetc. are woven (bound) intowoven (bound) into andand add strengthadd strength to theto the ROPEROPE, as also to be themselves, as also to be themselves strengthened bystrengthened by others if they are weak.others if they are weak. As long these are attached to and linked to the source of whichAs long these are attached to and linked to the source of which the ROPEthe ROPE isis originally secured to, they are rightly regarded as a part of theoriginally secured to, they are rightly regarded as a part of the ROPEROPE.. Thus it is important that every component know its own worth, its function andThus it is important that every component know its own worth, its function and its place. Beware ofits place. Beware of fraysfrays, and those who seek to unravel the, and those who seek to unravel the ROPEROPE (bond).(bond). COMPONENTSCOMPONENTS All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) TADZKIRAHTADZKIRAH
  42. 42. As long as these components are kept united, the strength of theAs long as these components are kept united, the strength of the ROPEROPE isis increased and assured. Whereas when each component function individually, theyincreased and assured. Whereas when each component function individually, they can never hope to sustain the load originally supported by thecan never hope to sustain the load originally supported by the ROPEROPE.. Also when one is already clinging to the onlyAlso when one is already clinging to the only ROPEROPE which one is already certain towhich one is already certain to be anchored to a safe support, cling on to it. Do not be easily tempted to grab onbe anchored to a safe support, cling on to it. Do not be easily tempted to grab on to other dubious roots or vines of unknown (doubtful) connection, even thoughto other dubious roots or vines of unknown (doubtful) connection, even though they may look better, stronger, newer etc. than yourthey may look better, stronger, newer etc. than your ROPEROPE.. COMPONENTSCOMPONENTS All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) TADZKIRAHTADZKIRAH
  43. 43. ALLAH’S WARNING ALLAH’S WARNING All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) TADZKIRAHTADZKIRAH
  44. 44. ““And be not like a womanAnd be not like a woman who breaks into untwistedwho breaks into untwisted strands the yarn which she has spun, after it has becomestrands the yarn which she has spun, after it has become strongstrong. Nor take your oaths to practise deception. Nor take your oaths to practise deception between yourselves, lest one party should be morebetween yourselves, lest one party should be more numerous than another:numerous than another: for Allah will test you by thisfor Allah will test you by this;; and on the Day of Judgment He will certainly make clearand on the Day of Judgment He will certainly make clear to you (the truth of) that wherein ye disagree.”to you (the truth of) that wherein ye disagree.” ((Qur’an: An-Nahlu: 16: 92Qur’an: An-Nahlu: 16: 92)) ALLAH’S WARNING ALLAH’S WARNING All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) TADZKIRAHTADZKIRAH
  45. 45. ALLAH’S WARNING ALLAH’S WARNING ““And obey Allah and His Messenger; andAnd obey Allah and His Messenger; and do not fall intodo not fall into disputes, lest ye lose heart and your power departdisputes, lest ye lose heart and your power depart; and be; and be patient and persevering: for Allah is with those whopatient and persevering: for Allah is with those who patiently persevere.”patiently persevere.” ((Qur’an: Anfal: 8: 46Qur’an: Anfal: 8: 46)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) TADZKIRAHTADZKIRAH
  46. 46. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2013)) TADZKIRAHTADZKIRAH
  47. 47. ““All who obey Allah and the Messenger are in theAll who obey Allah and the Messenger are in the company of those on whom is the Grace of Allahcompany of those on whom is the Grace of Allah― of― of the Prophets (who teach) the sincere (lovers of Truth),the Prophets (who teach) the sincere (lovers of Truth), the witnesses (who testify), and the Righteous (whothe witnesses (who testify), and the Righteous (who do good): ah!do good): ah! How a beautiful fellowship! –(RAFEEQA)How a beautiful fellowship! –(RAFEEQA) Such is the Bounty from Allah: and sufficient is itSuch is the Bounty from Allah: and sufficient is it that Allah knows all.”that Allah knows all.” ((Qur’an: an-Nisa: 4: 69-70Qur’an: an-Nisa: 4: 69-70)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) TADZKIRAHTADZKIRAH
  48. 48. ““O you who have believed, (O you who have believed, (IISwSwBIRUBIRU) persevere and () persevere and (SwSwOBIRUOBIRU)) endure and (endure and (ROBIROBITwTwUUUU) remain stationed (strengthening one) remain stationed (strengthening one another) and (be conscious of and) fear Allah (another) and (be conscious of and) fear Allah (WAT-TAQULLAAHWAT-TAQULLAAH)) that you may be successful (that you may be successful (TUF-LITUF-LIHHUUNUUN).”).” ((Qur’an: Aali ‘Imran: 3: 200Qur’an: Aali ‘Imran: 3: 200)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) TO BE CONTINUED INSHA-ALLAH TADZKIRAHTADZKIRAH

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