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UNDERSTANDING OF THE DEEN (AL-ISLAM)
Intermediate Islamic (FIQH) course in English
Conducted by Ustaz Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail...
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"I have been sent with JAWAMI’ AL-KALEEM (i.e., the shortest expression...
IMAM ABU HAMID AL-GHAZALIE (R.A.)
AN-NASEEHAH
The Sincere Advice
IDZAL – MAR – U – KAA - NAT - LAHU – FIK –RAH
FA – FEE - ...
“O Allah! Grant favours in our hearing, in our sight and in our strength to be
always upon Your Path. And make our yearnin...
O Aba Dzar! Renew the ship, for verily the ocean is deep,
And take complete provision, for verily the journey is far,
And ...
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JADDID
(RENEW)
A RELEVANT REFLECTION
(PREPARING FOR THE POST-MODERNIST ...
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AS-SAFEENAH
(THE SHIP; ARK; VESSEL; BOAT)
O Aba Dzar! Renew the ship,
f...
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AL-BAHRA ‘AMEE-Q
( THE SEA (OCEAN) IS DEEP )
O Aba Dzar! Renew the ship...
IMPORTANT REALITY OF OUR PURPOSE IN LIFE STRUGGLEIMPORTANT REALITY OF OUR PURPOSE IN LIFE STRUGGLE
““DO MEN THINK that on ...
““Yea, indeed, We did test those who lived before them; and so,
[too, shall be tested the people now living: and] most cer...
““Among theAmong the believers are men who have [always] been truebelievers are men who have [always] been true
to what th...
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IDENTIFYING THE DANGERS AFFECTING THIS UMMAHIDENTIFYING THE DANGERS AFF...
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CHALLENGES TOWARDS THIS UMMAHCHALLENGES TOWARDS THIS UMMAHEXTERNAL
PREV...
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" Of the dinar you spend as a contribution (INFAAQ) in Allah's path, or...
HeHe said: “Verily,said: “Verily, your wealth is only what you have spentyour wealth is only what you have spent
(for your...
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"O Allah! I seek refuge with You from the affliction of the Fire and fr...
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CHALLENGES TOWARDS THIS UMMAHCHALLENGES TOWARDS THIS UMMAHEXTERNAL
NOW ...
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TA’ARUF AND SHORT GROUP DISCUSSION
Break into groupings (of not more
than 8 person in each).
Do brief introduction of each...
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One of the great danger for mankind, whichOne of the great danger for m...
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“CONSIDER the flight of time! Verily, man is bound to
lose himself unle...
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Related to Time thus isRelated to Time thus is ‘History’,‘History’, whi...
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And (remember) when thy Lord drew forth from the ChildrenAnd (remember)...
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““Do men think that on their [mere] saying, ‘We believe,’Do men think t...
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““ I have only created jinns and menI have only created jinns and men, ...
The innermost purpose of the creation of all rational beings isThe innermost purpose of the creation of all rational being...
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“ [MANY] WAYS of life have passed away before your time.
Go, then, abou...
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““For, He (Allah) it is who has made you inherit the earth, andFor, He ...
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“Every soul is bound to taste death (MAWT) : but only on
the Day of Res...
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“It is He Who has sent amongst the Unlettered a messenger
from among th...
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Some Islamic scholars regard as among the importantSome Islamic scholar...
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 Not exhaustive,
 Yet there is an important area of
studies regarding...
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LESSON ON
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( Hadith reported by Muslim )
HADITH JIBRIL A.S.
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… He (the inquirer) sa...
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LESSON ON
THE ‘SIGN’
( Hadith reported by Muslim )
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The (Doom) is one of t...
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LESSON ON
THE ‘SIGN’
( Hadith reported by Muslim )
HADITH JIBRIL A.S.
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He (the narrator, Abu ...
when you see a slave (woman) giving birth to her master
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when you see barefooted, naked, deaf and dumb
(ignorant and foolish persons) as the rulers of the earth
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The Messenger of AllahThe Messenger of Allah said: “The people will soon summonsaid: “The people will soon summon
one anot...
A PROPHECY
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path (path (SU...
A PROPHECY
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A PROPHECY
A PROPHECY
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“I counsel you to...
THE PROPHETTHE PROPHET ‘ALEEM and AMEER
Powers both spiritual and temporal,
yet commanded to consult (SHURA)
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“He (Allah) Who has created death as well as life, so that
He might put you to a test [and thus show] which of you is
best...
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YOUTH - ADULTHOOD
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MAKKAN PERIOD
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one anot...
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MOST COMPASSIONATE,MOST COMPASSIONATE,
MOST MERCIFUL.MOST MERCIFUL.
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  1. 1. UNDERSTANDING OF THE DEEN (AL-ISLAM) Intermediate Islamic (FIQH) course in English Conducted by Ustaz Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail LESSON # 3eLESSON # 3e 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” Analyzing the contemporary challenges directed upon the proverbial ‘UMMATIC SHIP ’-(HISTORY)-(HISTORY) PARTPART ## 44 (January -(January -20162016)) Updated 30 APRIL 2016
  2. 2. 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
  3. 3. 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
  4. 4. “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)) LEARN AND MEMORIZE
  5. 5. 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
  6. 6. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) JADDID (RENEW) A RELEVANT REFLECTION (PREPARING FOR THE POST-MODERNIST CHALLENGE) PREVIOUS LESSON
  7. 7. 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
  8. 8. 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 PREVIOUS LESSON
  9. 9. IMPORTANT REALITY OF OUR PURPOSE IN LIFE STRUGGLEIMPORTANT REALITY OF OUR PURPOSE IN LIFE STRUGGLE ““DO MEN THINK that on their [mere] saying, “We have attained to faith”, they will be left to themselves, and will not be put to a test?”” ((Qur’an: Ankabut: 29: 2Qur’an: Ankabut: 29: 2)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) PREVIOUS LESSON
  10. 10. ““Yea, indeed, We did test those who lived before them; and so, [too, shall be tested the people now living: and] most certainly will Allah mark out those who prove themselves true, and most certainly will He mark out those who are lying.”” ((Qur’an: Ankabut: 29: 3Qur’an: Ankabut: 29: 3)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) PREVIOUS LESSON IMPORTANT REALITY OF OUR PURPOSE IN LIFE STRUGGLEIMPORTANT REALITY OF OUR PURPOSE IN LIFE STRUGGLE
  11. 11. ““Among theAmong the believers are men who have [always] been truebelievers are men who have [always] been true to what they have vowed before Allahto what they have vowed before Allah: Of them some have: Of them some have fulfilled their obligations (with their lives), and some of themfulfilled their obligations (with their lives), and some of them are still waiting (for its fulfillment) without having changedare still waiting (for its fulfillment) without having changed [their resolve] in the least.”[their resolve] in the least.” ((Qur’an: al-Ahzab: 33: 23Qur’an: al-Ahzab: 33: 23)) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) PREVIOUS LESSON IMPORTANT REALITY OF OUR PURPOSE IN LIFE STRUGGLEIMPORTANT REALITY OF OUR PURPOSE IN LIFE STRUGGLE
  12. 12. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) ALLAA-HUM-MA - YAA – MAN – WAF-FAQA – AH-LAL –ALLAA-HUM-MA - YAA – MAN – WAF-FAQA – AH-LAL – KHKHOYRI- LIL-OYRI- LIL-KHKHOY-RI - WA – ‘AA - NA-HUM - ‘ALAY-HI,OY-RI - WA – ‘AA - NA-HUM - ‘ALAY-HI, WAF - FIQ-NAA – LIL -WAF - FIQ-NAA – LIL -KHKHOYRI - WA – A - ‘IN –NAA – ‘ALAY- HIOYRI - WA – A - ‘IN –NAA – ‘ALAY- HI ““O Allah! (You) Who grant success and assistanceO Allah! (You) Who grant success and assistance upon the doers of goodness in their ability to do good,upon the doers of goodness in their ability to do good, grant upon us the success and the ability to do good.”grant upon us the success and the ability to do good.” IMPORTANT REALITY OF OUR PURPOSE IN LIFE STRUGGLEIMPORTANT REALITY OF OUR PURPOSE IN LIFE STRUGGLE
  13. 13. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) IDENTIFYING THE DANGERS AFFECTING THIS UMMAHIDENTIFYING THE DANGERS AFFECTING THIS UMMAH PREVIOUS LESSON
  14. 14. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) CHALLENGES TOWARDS THIS UMMAHCHALLENGES TOWARDS THIS UMMAHEXTERNAL PREVIOUS LESSON
  15. 15. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) PREVIOUS LESSON
  16. 16. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) ALLA-HUM-MAK - FI-NAA BI-ALLA-HUM-MAK - FI-NAA BI-HHA-LAA-LI-KA- ‘AN-A-LAA-LI-KA- ‘AN-HHA-RAA-MIK,A-RAA-MIK, WA-ARGH-NI-NAA – BI – FAWA-ARGH-NI-NAA – BI – FADwDw -LI-KA – ‘AM-MAN –SI- WAAK-LI-KA – ‘AM-MAN –SI- WAAK ““O Allah! Make sufficient for us (our wealth, provision and livelihood)O Allah! Make sufficient for us (our wealth, provision and livelihood) with what is lawful (with what is lawful (HALALHALAL) and not from what is forbidden () and not from what is forbidden (HARAMHARAM).). Enrich us with the bestowals from You alone, not from other thanEnrich us with the bestowals from You alone, not from other than You.”You.” PREVIOUS LESSON
  17. 17. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) " Of the dinar you spend as a contribution (INFAAQ) in Allah's path, or to set free a slave, or as a charity given to a needy, or to support your family, the spending which yields the greatest reward is that which you (INFAAQ) spent on your family.” (Hadith reported by Muslim) PREVIOUS LESSON
  18. 18. HeHe said: “Verily,said: “Verily, your wealth is only what you have spentyour wealth is only what you have spent (for your needs, or given away in charity or as gifts), what remains(for your needs, or given away in charity or as gifts), what remains with you is (actually held by you) to be inherited by others.”with you is (actually held by you) to be inherited by others.” ((Hadith reported by Bukhary and MuslimHadith reported by Bukhary and Muslim)) REFLECT WELL REFLECT WELL FA-IN-NA – MAA-LA-HU – MAA – QAD-DAMA WA - MAA-LA – WAA – RI-THI-HI – MAA – AKH-KHARA All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) PREVIOUS LESSON
  19. 19. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) "O Allah! I seek refuge with You from the affliction of the Fire and from the punishment in the Fire, and seek refuge with You from the affliction of the grave, and I seek refuge with You from the affliction of wealth, and I seek refuge with You from the affliction of poverty, and seek refuge with You from the affliction of Al-Masih Ad-Dajjal.“ (Hadith reported by Bukhary from Aishah r.a.) PREVIOUS LESSON
  20. 20. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) ALLAA-HUM-MA- WA-MAA – QO -ALLAA-HUM-MA- WA-MAA – QO - DwAIDwAI-TA-TA – LANAA – MIN –’AM-REE– LANAA – MIN –’AM-REE FAJ - ’AL – ‘AA - QI - BA –TA-HU – RA – SHA - DAAFAJ - ’AL – ‘AA - QI - BA –TA-HU – RA – SHA - DAA YAA – AR –YAA – AR – HHAMAR – RAA-AMAR – RAA- HHI- MEENI- MEEN ““O Allah! Whatever You have decreed for us (in all our affairs in ourO Allah! Whatever You have decreed for us (in all our affairs in our life),life), make its endingmake its ending to be goodto be good (guided aright by Your Guidance).(guided aright by Your Guidance). O (Allah) You Who is the Most Merciful of those who show Mercy!”O (Allah) You Who is the Most Merciful of those who show Mercy!”
  21. 21. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) AL-LAA-HUM-MA - AN – TUH-YI-YA-NAA – ‘ALAL – IS – LAA-M, WA –YU-MEE-TA-NAA –’ALAL – EE-MAAN, - WA – TU-RAQ-QI-YA-NAA – BAI-NA-HUMAA - FEE – MA-RAA-TI -BIL – IH – SAA-N, - WAL –EE- QAA-NI – WAL - ‘IR-FAA-NI, – YAA – KA-REE-MU - YAA – MAN-NAA-N ““We beseech You O Allah that You cause us to live upon Islam, die upon faith, and elevate us between life and death in the stations of spiritual excellence, certitude and spiritual gnosis. O Most Generous, O Benefactor.”” AA-MEEN
  22. 22. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) CHALLENGES TOWARDS THIS UMMAHCHALLENGES TOWARDS THIS UMMAHEXTERNAL NOW TO CONTINUE : INSHA - ALLAH
  23. 23. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) NOW TO CONTINUE : INSHA - ALLAH
  24. 24. 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 discuss “Salaam .. Nice to get to know you. …. So …….What have we learnt?”  What do you think is the significance for “What do you think is the significance for “HISTORYHISTORY ” to be” to be identified as amongst the challenge for the Muslim Ummah?identified as amongst the challenge for the Muslim Ummah?  What was your perception of history, while in your schooling days?What was your perception of history, while in your schooling days? Why? Has it change now?Why? Has it change now?  What are your suggestions to address our neglect regarding history?What are your suggestions to address our neglect regarding history? INSHA-ALLAH - NOW TO CONTINUEAll Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) You are given 15 minutes to discuss in group – then to share with the class
  25. 25. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) One of the great danger for mankind, whichOne of the great danger for mankind, which SecularismSecularism has mosthas most effectively programmed or is programming people, is theireffectively programmed or is programming people, is their disregarddisregard andand unconcernedunconcerned forfor ‘Time’ as a limited asset which is also our liability‘Time’ as a limited asset which is also our liability whichwhich mankind owe to Allah SWT, Who swears by it to emphasise its significance:mankind owe to Allah SWT, Who swears by it to emphasise its significance:
  26. 26. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) “CONSIDER the flight of time! Verily, man is bound to lose himself unless he be of those who attain to faith, and do good works, and enjoin upon one another the keeping to truth, and enjoin upon one another patience in adversity.” (Qur’an: Wal-’Asr: 103 : 1-3) One of the great danger for mankind, whichOne of the great danger for mankind, which SecularismSecularism has mosthas most effectively programmed or is programming people, is theireffectively programmed or is programming people, is their disregarddisregard andand unconcernedunconcerned forfor ‘Time’ as a limited asset which is also our liability‘Time’ as a limited asset which is also our liability whichwhich mankind owe to Allah SWT, Who swears by it to emphasise its significance:mankind owe to Allah SWT, Who swears by it to emphasise its significance:
  27. 27. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) Related to Time thus isRelated to Time thus is ‘History’,‘History’, which when we analyse the teachingwhich when we analyse the teaching of Islam, is never to be kept separated from our notion of time forof Islam, is never to be kept separated from our notion of time for which our existence is confined, albeit within the limited periodwhich our existence is confined, albeit within the limited period accorded in our destiny (accorded in our destiny (‘UMUR-AJAL‘UMUR-AJAL), already known to Allah SWT in), already known to Allah SWT in His eternal knowledge.His eternal knowledge. Allah SWT even remind us of stories we do not know (past) which weAllah SWT even remind us of stories we do not know (past) which we tend to think history is all about, but also informs us too of what is totend to think history is all about, but also informs us too of what is to come in the future, not only in this World but even the reality of whatcome in the future, not only in this World but even the reality of what is bound to occur in the eternal future of the Hereafter.is bound to occur in the eternal future of the Hereafter. WhereasWhereas SecularismSecularism is now a global agenda, obsessed only with theis now a global agenda, obsessed only with the here and now.here and now.
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  29. 29. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) And (remember) when thy Lord drew forth from the ChildrenAnd (remember) when thy Lord drew forth from the Children of Adam― from their loins― their descendants, and madeof Adam― from their loins― their descendants, and made them testify concerning themselves, (saying):them 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))
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  31. 31. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) ““Do men think that on their [mere] saying, ‘We believe,’Do men think that on their [mere] saying, ‘We believe,’ they will be left to themselves, and will not be put to athey will be left to themselves, and will not be put to a test?test? Yea, indeed, we did test those who lived beforeYea, indeed, we did test those who lived before them; and so too, [shall be tested those Muslims whothem; and so too, [shall be tested those Muslims who is now livingis now living and] most certainly will He mark outand] most certainly will He mark out those who prove themselves true, and most certainlythose who prove themselves true, and most certainly will He mark out those who are lying.”will He mark out those who are lying.” ((Qur’an: al- Ankabut: 29: 2-3Qur’an: al- Ankabut: 29: 2-3))
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  33. 33. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) ““ I have only created jinns and menI have only created jinns and men, that they may, that they may serveserve (worship)(worship) Me –Me – LIYA’-BU-DUUNLIYA’-BU-DUUN. No sustenance. No sustenance do I require of them nor do I require that they shoulddo I require of them nor do I require that they should feed Me. For Allah is He Who gives (all) Sustenance―feed Me. For Allah is He Who gives (all) Sustenance― Lord of Power, Steadfast (forever).”Lord of Power, Steadfast (forever).” ((Qur’an: Dzaariyat : 51: 56-58Qur’an: Dzaariyat : 51: 56-58))
  34. 34. 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 (2016))
  35. 35. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AND SUBMISSION All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) ““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”))
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  37. 37. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) “ [MANY] WAYS of life have passed away before your time. Go, then, about the earth and behold what happened in the end to those who gave the lie to the truth: this [should be] a clear lesson unto all men, and a guidance and an admonition unto the God-conscious (MUT-TAQEEN). Be not, then, faint of heart, and grieve not: for you are bound to rise high if you are [truly] believers (MU’-MINEEN). ” (Qur’an: Aali ‘Imran: 3: 137-139)
  38. 38. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) ““For, He (Allah) it is who has made you inherit the earth, andFor, He (Allah) it is who has made you inherit the earth, and has raised some of you by degrees above others,has raised some of you by degrees above others, so that Heso that He might try you by means of what He has bestowed upon youmight try you by means of what He has bestowed upon you.. Verily, thy Sustainer is swift in retribution: yet, behold, He isVerily, thy Sustainer is swift in retribution: yet, behold, He is indeed much-forgiving, a dispenser of grace.”indeed much-forgiving, a dispenser of grace.” ((Qur’an: An-’am: 6: 165Qur’an: An-’am: 6: 165))
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  40. 40. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) “Every soul is bound to taste death (MAWT) : but only on the Day of Resurrection (YAUM-AL-QIYAA-MAH) will you be requited in full [for whatever you have done] - whereupon he that shall be drawn away from the fire (AN-NAAR) and brought into paradise (AL-JANNAH) will indeed have gained a triumph (FAAZ): for the life of this world (HAYAA-TID-DUNYA) is nothing but an enjoyment of self-delusion (GHURUR).” (Qur’an: ‘Aali ‘Imran: 4: 185)
  41. 41. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) “It is He Who has sent amongst the Unlettered a messenger from among themselves, to rehearse to them His Signs, to sanctify them, and to instruct them in Scripture and Wisdom,- although they had been, before, in manifest error;-” (Qur’an: Juma’ah: 62: 2)
  42. 42. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) Some Islamic scholars regard as among the importantSome Islamic scholars regard as among the important AAYATAAYAT (Signs)(Signs) which Prophet Muhammadwhich Prophet Muhammad conveyed is the “Sign of the Hour” –conveyed is the “Sign of the Hour” – related to therelated to the End TimesEnd Times ( Believe in the After life.)( Believe in the After life.) The importance of knowing and believing in the ‘Sign of the Hour’ isThe importance of knowing and believing in the ‘Sign of the Hour’ is similar to our acceptance of the basic fundamental teachings ofsimilar to our acceptance of the basic fundamental teachings of ARKAANUL ISLAM-IIMAN-IHSANARKAANUL ISLAM-IIMAN-IHSAN, because in the narration of the, because in the narration of the Hadith of Jibra-il a.s., it continues with his question on theHadith of Jibra-il a.s., it continues with his question on the End timesEnd times.. This indicate that apart from our obligation to seek profoundThis indicate that apart from our obligation to seek profound understanding (understanding (FIQHFIQH) of our) of our DEENDEEN in matters ofin matters of SHARI’AHSHARI’AH (Islam),(Islam), AQEEDAHAQEEDAH (iiman) and(iiman) and TASAWWUFTASAWWUF (Ihsan), we also have to seek(Ihsan), we also have to seek knowledge of the End times (knowledge of the End times (FIQH TAHAWWULATFIQH TAHAWWULAT).).
  43. 43. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016))  Not exhaustive,  Yet there is an important area of studies regarding the sign of the ‘Last days’ or Islamic eschatology which need to be looked into –  Insha-Allah. IDENTIFYING THE DANGERS AFFECTING THIS UMMAHIDENTIFYING THE DANGERS AFFECTING THIS UMMAH
  44. 44. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) HADITH JIBRIL A.S.IMPORTANT LESSON ON THE ‘SIGN’
  45. 45. ( Hadith reported by Muslim ) HADITH JIBRIL A.S. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) … He (the inquirer) said: “When there would be the hour (of Doom*)?” (Upon this) he (the Holy Prophet said: “The one who is being asked about it is no better informed than the inquirer himself. I, however, shall narrate some of its signs (and these are): when you see a slave (woman) giving birth to her master - that is one of the signs of (Doom) ; when you see barefooted, naked, deaf and dumb (ignorant and foolish persons) as the rulers of the earth - that is one of the signs of the Doom…” *End of the world IMPORTANT LESSON ON THE ‘SIGN’
  46. 46. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) HADITH JIBRIL A.S.IMPORTANT LESSON ON THE ‘SIGN’
  47. 47. ( Hadith reported by Muslim ) HADITH JIBRIL A.S. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) The (Doom) is one of the five things (wrapped) in the unseen. No one knows them except Allah. Then (the Holy Prophet ) recited (the following verse): " Verily Allah! with Him alone is the knowledge of the hour and He it is Who sends down the rain and knows that which is in the wombs and no person knows whatsoever he shall earn on morrow and a person knows not in whatsoever land he shall die. Verily Allah is Knowing, Aware.…(Qur’an: Surah Luqman: 31: 34)” IMPORTANT LESSON ON THE ‘SIGN’
  48. 48. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) HADITH JIBRIL A.S.IMPORTANT LESSON ON THE ‘SIGN’
  49. 49. ( Hadith reported by Muslim ) HADITH JIBRIL A.S. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) He (the narrator, Abu Huraira r.a.) said: Then the person stood up an (made his way). The Messenger of Allah said: “Bring him back to me.” They (the Companions of the Holy Prophet) searched for him, but could not find him. The Messenger of Allah thereupon said: “He was Gabriel (Angel Jibra’il a.s.) and he wanted to teach you (things pertaining to your religion) when you did not ask (them yourselves).” IMPORTANT LESSON ON THE ‘SIGN’
  50. 50. when you see a slave (woman) giving birth to her master All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) As the ProphetAs the Prophet was gifted withwas gifted with JAWAAMI’UL-KALEEMJAWAAMI’UL-KALEEM , we should, we should try to seek, not just the superficial meaning but profound wisdomtry to seek, not just the superficial meaning but profound wisdom by connecting it to all other teachings in Islam, so as to derive aby connecting it to all other teachings in Islam, so as to derive a consistent meaning, message and principles.consistent meaning, message and principles. Our scholars understood this symbolism, how the earlier principleOur scholars understood this symbolism, how the earlier principle (fundamental) teachings of(fundamental) teachings of ISLAM-IIMAN-IHSAN,ISLAM-IIMAN-IHSAN, though importantthough important and basic, may be adversely ineffective in the ‘End times’ generallyand basic, may be adversely ineffective in the ‘End times’ generally to the Ummah, whento the Ummah, when ADABADAB is lost. A sign as well as the symptom.is lost. A sign as well as the symptom.
  51. 51. when you see a slave (woman) giving birth to her master All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) And in this phrase, there are several lessons from which can beAnd in this phrase, there are several lessons from which can be interpreted symbolically, that will drastically be affected (implied):interpreted symbolically, that will drastically be affected (implied): 1.1. Status and Role of WomenStatus and Role of Women: Marriage, Conception and Motherhood;: Marriage, Conception and Motherhood; 2.2. FamilyFamily : Vital institution for Islamic education of future generation;: Vital institution for Islamic education of future generation; inculcation ofinculcation of ADABADAB which must never neglect the all importantwhich must never neglect the all important Divinely ordained ‘parent-child’ relationship, here, will be totallyDivinely ordained ‘parent-child’ relationship, here, will be totally overturned in the extreme through systemic society’s negligence;overturned in the extreme through systemic society’s negligence; 3.3. Absence of the role of FathersAbsence of the role of Fathers – being the symbol of leaderless-ness– being the symbol of leaderless-ness in the basic social unit of Family,in the basic social unit of Family, WA-ALLAAHU A’-LAM
  52. 52. when you see barefooted, naked, deaf and dumb (ignorant and foolish persons) as the rulers of the earth All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) Previous verse focus on the micro, whereas here it rather directPrevious verse focus on the micro, whereas here it rather direct our attention to the macro. In this phrase, the lessons from whichour attention to the macro. In this phrase, the lessons from which can be interpreted seem to describe the socio-politico aspects ofcan be interpreted seem to describe the socio-politico aspects of leadership – the kind of people who would be assuming them.leadership – the kind of people who would be assuming them. It firstly described the negative qualities of their being ‘barefooted’,It firstly described the negative qualities of their being ‘barefooted’, ‘naked’, ‘deaf’ and ‘blind.’ To summarize it as “ignorant and foolish’‘naked’, ‘deaf’ and ‘blind.’ To summarize it as “ignorant and foolish’ is too simplistic. Another Hadith also speaks of them competing inis too simplistic. Another Hadith also speaks of them competing in building tall buildings. We should reflect further these.building tall buildings. We should reflect further these. WA-ALLAAHU A’-LAM
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  54. 54. A PROPHECY A PROPHECY AL-WAHNU All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016))
  55. 55. The Messenger of AllahThe Messenger of Allah said: “The people will soon summonsaid: “The people will soon summon one another to attack you as people like in a banquet invitingone another to attack you as people like in a banquet inviting others to share their dish. “ Someone asked: “Will that beothers to share their dish. “ Someone asked: “Will that be because of our small numbers at that time?”because of our small numbers at that time?” He replied: “No, you will be numerous at that time: but you willHe replied: “No, you will be numerous at that time: but you will be scum and rubbish (be scum and rubbish (GHUTSAA-IYGHUTSAA-IY) like that carried down by a) like that carried down by a torrent (torrent (SAIY-LISAIY-LI), and Allah will take fear of you from the), and Allah will take fear of you from the breasts of your enemy and afflict ‘breasts of your enemy and afflict ‘AL-WAHNAL-WAHN’ into your hearts.’ into your hearts. Someone asked: What is ‘Someone asked: What is ‘AL-WAHNAL-WAHN’ ?” Messenger of Allah’ ?” Messenger of Allah HeHe replied: “replied: “Love of the world and hatred of deathLove of the world and hatred of death.”.” ( Hadith reported by Abu Dawud ) A PROPHECY A PROPHECY From Tsauban r.a. :From Tsauban r.a. : AL-WAHNU All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016))
  56. 56. A PROPHECY A PROPHECY LIZARD’S HOLE All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016))
  57. 57. The Messenger of AllahThe Messenger of Allah said: “You would tread the samesaid: “You would tread the same path (path (SUNANASUNANA) as was trodden by those before you inch by) as was trodden by those before you inch by inch and step by step so much so that if they had entered intoinch and step by step so much so that if they had entered into the hole of the lizard, you would follow them in this also.the hole of the lizard, you would follow them in this also. We said: Allah's Messenger, do you mean Jews and ChristiansWe said: Allah's Messenger, do you mean Jews and Christians (by your words)" those before you"?(by your words)" those before you"? HeHe said: Who else (than those two religious groups)?said: Who else (than those two religious groups)? ( Hadith reported by Muslim) A PROPHECY A PROPHECY From Abu Sa-’id al-Khudri r.a. :From Abu Sa-’id al-Khudri r.a. : LIZARD’S HOLE All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016))
  58. 58. A PROPHECY A PROPHECY KHULAFA’-’ULAMA All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016))
  59. 59. ( Hadith reported by Abu Dawud) A PROPHECY A PROPHECY All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) “I counsel you to have TAQWA (fear) of Allah, and to listen and obey [your leader], even if a slave were to become your ‘Ameer. Verily he among you who lives long will see great controversy, so you must keep to my Sunnah and to the Sunnah of the KHULAFA AR-RASHIDEEN (the rightly guided caliphs), MAHDIY-YEEN (those who guide to the right way). Cling to it stubbornly [literally: with your molar teeth]. Beware of newly invented matters [in the religion], for verily every BID’AH (innovation * ) is misguidance.” * Without any or contrary to basis in Shari’ah KHULAFA’-’ULAMA
  60. 60. THE PROPHETTHE PROPHET ‘ALEEM and AMEER Powers both spiritual and temporal, yet commanded to consult (SHURA) KHULAFA’ AR-RASHIDUUNKHULAFA’ AR-RASHIDUUN ‘‘ALEEMALEEM andand AMEERAMEER Both spiritual and temporal,Both spiritual and temporal, Yet consultation with the seniorYet consultation with the senior and other learned Companionsand other learned Companions ‘‘ULAMAULAMA andand SHUYUKHSHUYUKH of theof the UmmahUmmah. UMMAYYAD DYNASTY AsAs AMEERAMEER only.only. Held temporal power,Held temporal power, but sought legitimacybut sought legitimacy from endorsementfrom endorsement of theof the ‘ULAMA‘ULAMA .. ABBASID DYNASTY BEGINNING OF SEPARATION ‘‘ULAMAULAMA Spiritual – religiousSpiritual – religious leadership. Some patronizeleadership. Some patronize the ruler or served asthe ruler or served as judges and administrators,judges and administrators, yet many remainyet many remain Independent from theseIndependent from these rulers but were there torulers but were there to serve theserve the Ummah.Ummah. …. and so on etc. KHULAFA’ MAHDIY-YEENKHULAFA’ MAHDIY-YEEN All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) AFTER THE PROPHETS DEATH (circa 30 years)AFTER THE PROPHETS DEATH (circa 30 years) Abu Bakr’, ‘Umar; Uthman, ‘Ali and HassanAbu Bakr’, ‘Umar; Uthman, ‘Ali and Hassan
  61. 61. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) IDENTIFYING THE DANGERS AFFECTING THIS UMMAHIDENTIFYING THE DANGERS AFFECTING THIS UMMAH As the ProphetAs the Prophet in the Hadith warned us of what we shall encounterin the Hadith warned us of what we shall encounter after his time, it imply the need for us Muslims to critically be observingafter his time, it imply the need for us Muslims to critically be observing the changing (unfolding) events of history vis-a-vis these warnings asthe changing (unfolding) events of history vis-a-vis these warnings as found in the Qur’an and As-Sunnah.found in the Qur’an and As-Sunnah. In the past, no much interest was given to teaching these to everyIn the past, no much interest was given to teaching these to every Muslim – i.e. pertaining to the signs of End times (Eschatology).Muslim – i.e. pertaining to the signs of End times (Eschatology). However in the present volatile world of global conflicts, we are in factHowever in the present volatile world of global conflicts, we are in fact observing most the ‘minor Signs of the Last Days’ being fulfilled and areobserving most the ‘minor Signs of the Last Days’ being fulfilled and are approaching the major Signs the Prophetapproaching the major Signs the Prophet had foretold, which heraldhad foretold, which herald the “worst Fitnah” that will ever afflict mankind - that of the time ofthe “worst Fitnah” that will ever afflict mankind - that of the time of Dajjal. How close are we? What has occurred or will occur?Dajjal. How close are we? What has occurred or will occur?
  62. 62. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) IDENTIFYING THE DANGERS AFFECTING THIS UMMAHIDENTIFYING THE DANGERS AFFECTING THIS UMMAH We need to re-new our knowledge, understanding and perspective ofWe need to re-new our knowledge, understanding and perspective of HistoryHistory – with reliance upon revelation and being mindful of what– with reliance upon revelation and being mindful of what narratives we are being fed with by others, especially regarding our ownnarratives we are being fed with by others, especially regarding our own legacy, culture, civilization, mistakes and achievements, etc.legacy, culture, civilization, mistakes and achievements, etc. Knowledge of the ‘Knowledge of the ‘Islamic full perspective of History of HumanityIslamic full perspective of History of Humanity’ should’ should be our template. It has been fully conveyed by Allah SWT and His Lastbe our template. It has been fully conveyed by Allah SWT and His Last Messenger Prophet MuhammadMessenger Prophet Muhammad , unlike most non-Muslims, unlike most non-Muslims (especially atheist-secularist) who think that the world will never have(especially atheist-secularist) who think that the world will never have any ending but can naturally continue to exist for eternity.any ending but can naturally continue to exist for eternity. In Islam, believe in Allah SWT requires us to also believe in the End ofIn Islam, believe in Allah SWT requires us to also believe in the End of this world, Day of Resurrection and the Life in the Hereafter.this world, Day of Resurrection and the Life in the Hereafter.
  63. 63. “He (Allah) Who has created death as well as life, so that He might put you to a test [and thus show] which of you is best in conduct, and [make you realize that] He alone is almighty (AL-‘AZEEZ), truly forgiving (AL-GHAFUUR).” (Qur’an: Mulk: 67: 2) All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016))
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  66. 66. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) BIRTH & INFANCY YOUTH - ADULTHOOD MARRIAGE - PROPHETHOOD MAKKAN PERIOD HIJRAH TO MADINA BATTLES AGAINST QURAYSH BATTLES AGAINST THE TREACHEROUS JEWS TREATY OF HUDAIBIYYAH FATHUL-MAKKA – (FINAL SERMON- REVELATION)
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  68. 68. A PROPHECY A PROPHECY AL-WAHNU All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016))
  69. 69. The Messenger of AllahThe Messenger of Allah said: “The people will soon summonsaid: “The people will soon summon one another to attack you as people like in a banquet invitingone another to attack you as people like in a banquet inviting others to share their dish. “ Someone asked: “Will that beothers to share their dish. “ Someone asked: “Will that be because of our small numbers at that time?”because of our small numbers at that time?” He replied: “No, you will be numerous at that time: but you willHe replied: “No, you will be numerous at that time: but you will be scum and rubbish (be scum and rubbish (GHU-TSAA-IYGHU-TSAA-IY ) like that carried down) like that carried down by a torrent (by a torrent (SAIY-LISAIY-LI ), and Allah will take fear of you from), and Allah will take fear of you from the breasts of your enemy and afflict ‘AL-WAHN’ into yourthe breasts of your enemy and afflict ‘AL-WAHN’ into your hearts. Someone asked: What is ‘AL-WAHN’ ?” Messenger ofhearts. Someone asked: What is ‘AL-WAHN’ ?” Messenger of AllahAllah He replied: “Love of the world and hatred of death.”He replied: “Love of the world and hatred of death.” ( Hadith reported by Abu Dawud ) A PROPHECY A PROPHECY From Tsauban r.a. :From Tsauban r.a. : AL-WAHNU All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016))
  70. 70. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) CRUSADES, CONQUEST, IMPERIALISM, COLONIALISM MODERNISM, GLOBALISM, POST-MODERNISM, OPPRESSION , DISPOSESSION, MASS REFUGEES,OPPRESSION , DISPOSESSION, MASS REFUGEES, We are presently in this phase of the history *
  71. 71. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) APPEARANCE OF AL-IMAM AL-MAHDIY APPEARANCE OF AD-DAJJAL DESCENT OF SAYYIDNA ‘ISA (JESUS) IBN MARYAM a.s. APPEARANCE OF YAJUJ (GOG) MA’JUJ (MAGOG) QUR’AN LIFTED – KA’BAH DESTROYED MANKIND RETURN TO SHIRK (no more Believers left upon the earth) APPEARANCE OF ‘DABBAH -AL-’ARD’ (beast from the earth) THE SUN WILL RISE FROM THE WEST ARCHANGEL ISRAFFIL a.s. command to blow the Soor.
  72. 72. All Rights Reserved © Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)) WA-ALLAAHU A’-LAM ’ILMU- AMAL – knowledge of afterlife ’ILMU- ABADIY – knowledge of Eternity
  73. 73. IN THE NAME OF ALLAH,IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOST COMPASSIONATE,MOST COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFUL.MOST MERCIFUL. AN-NASEEHAH The Sincere Advice (Rajab 1437 A.H. ) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
  74. 74. “Whoever memorizes ten Ayat from the beginning of Surah Al-Kahf will be protected from the Dajjal (the Antichrist).” (Hadith narrated by Tirmizi, Muslim, Abu Dawud, An-Nasa-’i) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
  75. 75. BIS – MIL-LAA- HIR – ROH – MAA – NIR – RO - HEEM AL-HAM-DU-LIL- LAA-HIL – LA-DZEE – AN-ZALA- ‘ALAA ‘AB-DI-HIL – KI-TAA-BA – WALAM – YAJ – ‘AL – LAHU –’IWA-JAA In the Name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful ALL PRAISE is due to Allah, who has bestowed. this divine writ from on high  upon His servant, and has not allowed any deviousness to obscure its meaning:,, SURAH AL-KAHFI All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016) # 1
  76. 76. QO-YEE-MAL-LI-YUN- DZI-RA – BA>-SAN – SHA-DEE-DAN - MIN-LA-DUN-HU WA – YU-BASH – SHIRAL- MU’ – MI-NEE-NAL – LA-DZEE-NA – YA’ – MA-LUU-NAS –SWO-LI-HAAT AN-NA – LA-HUM – AJ-RAN – HA-SA-NAH [a divine writ] unerringly straight, meant to warn [the godless] of a severe punishment from Him and to give unto the believers who do good works the glad tiding  that theirs shall be a goodly reward- All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016) SURAH AL-KAHFI # 2
  77. 77. MAA – KI-TSEE – NA – FEE-HI - ABADAA WA – YUN – DZI-RAL – LA-DZEE-NA – QAA-LUT – TA-KHO-DZAL-LAA-HU – WA-LA-DA MAA-LA-HUM – BI-HI – MIN – ‘IL –MIN – WA-LAA – LI – AA-BAA- I-HIM [a state of bliss] in which they. shall dwell beyond the count of time. Furthermore, [this divine writ is meant] to warn all those who assert, "God has taken unto Himself a son." No knowledge whatever have they of Him, and neither had their forefathers: All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016) SURAH AL-KAHFI # 3
  78. 78. KA-BURAT – KA-LI-MA-TAN – TAKH-RUJU – MIN –AF-WAA- HI-HIM IN – YA – QUU –LUU- NA – IL – LAA – KA - DZI- BAA FA- LA – ‘AL – LA-KA – BAA-KHI –’UN – NAF-SA-KA – ‘ALAA –AA-TSAA-RI-HIM dreadful -is this saying that comes out of their mouths, .  [and] nothing but falsehood do they utter! But wouldst thou, perhaps, torment thyself to death with grief over them … All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016) SURAH AL-KAHFI # 4
  79. 79. IN – LAM – YU> - MI-NUU – BI – HA-DZAL – HA-DEE-TSEE - ASAFAA IN – NAA – JA- ‘AL-NAA – MAA – ‘ALAL – AR-DWI ZEE – NA –TAL – LA-HAA – LI -NAB –LU-WA-HUM AY -YU-HUM – AH – SA – NU – ‘A- MA-LAA … if they are not willing to believe in this message? Behold, We have willed that all beauty on earth be a means by which We put men to a test, [showing] which of them are best in conduct; All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016) SURAH AL-KAHFI # 5
  80. 80. WA – IN-NAA – LA-JAA – ‘ILUU – NA – MAA ‘ALAY – HAA – SWO-’EE-DAN – JU-RU - ZAA AM – HA-SIB – TA – AN – NA – ASW- HAA-BAL – KAH-FI … and, verily, [in time] We shall reduce all that is on it to barren dust! [AND SINCE the life of this world is but a test, dost thou [really] think that [the parable of] the Men of the Cave All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016) SURAH AL-KAHFI WAR – RO-QEE-MI – KAA – NUU – MIN – AA-YAA – TI-NAA – ‘A-JA-BA and of [their devotion to] the scriptures could be deemed more wondrous than any [other] of Our messages? # 6
  81. 81. IDZ – A-WAL – FIT – YA –TU – ILAL - KAH-FI – FA-QAA-LUU ROB – BA-NAA – AA – TI-NAA – MIN – LA-DUN-KA – ROH – MA-TAN When those youths took refuge in the cave, they prayed (supplicated): "O our Lord Sustainer! Bestow on us Mercy (grace) from Thyself, … All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016) SURAH AL-KAHFI WA – HAI – YI> - LA – NAA – MIN – AM-RI-NAA – RA – SHA-DAA … and prepare for us from our affair right guidance!" # 7

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