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SEEKING THE NEARNESS OF ALLAH ﷻ IN RAMADHAN

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  1. 1. REFLECTION ON THE MESSAGEREFLECTION ON THE MESSAGE OF THE QUR’ANOF THE QUR’AN IN THE NAME OF ALLAH,IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOST COMPASSIONATE,MOST COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFUL.MOST MERCIFUL. SURAH AL-BAQARAH : 2 : 186SURAH AL-BAQARAH : 2 : 186 IN-HOUSE TALK FOR ADULT & NEW MUSLIMSIN-HOUSE TALK FOR ADULT & NEW MUSLIMS ““MABUHAY CLUB” – DARUL ARQAM SINGAPORE.MABUHAY CLUB” – DARUL ARQAM SINGAPORE. BY:BY: USTAZ ZHULKEFLEE HJ ISMAILUSTAZ ZHULKEFLEE HJ ISMAIL SINGAPURASINGAPURA 1212 JUNE 2016 (SUNDAY)JUNE 2016 (SUNDAY) 7 RAMADHAN 1437 AH7 RAMADHAN 1437 AH 5.00 PM @ THE GALAXY5.00 PM @ THE GALAXY Muslim Converts Assn. SporeMuslim Converts Assn. Spore GEYLANG, CHANGI ROADGEYLANG, CHANGI ROADAll Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016) PART # 1
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  3. 3. "THE BEST AMONGST YOU IS ONE"THE BEST AMONGST YOU IS ONE WHO LEARNS THE QUR'AN ANDWHO LEARNS THE QUR'AN AND WHO TEACHES IT"-WHO TEACHES IT"- ((HADITH REPORTED BY BUKHARYHADITH REPORTED BY BUKHARY)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
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  6. 6. ““ 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 (2016)
  7. 7. 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)
  8. 8. ““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 (2016)
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  10. 10. ““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 (2016)
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  12. 12. TADZKIRAHTADZKIRAH All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
  13. 13. TADZKIRAHTADZKIRAH WHEN THAT which must come to pass [at last] comes to pass, there will be nought that could give the lie to its having come to pass, abasing [some], exalting [others]! When the earth is shaken with a shaking [severe], and the mountains are shattered into [countless] shards, so that they become as scat-tered dust – [on that Day,] then, shall you be [divided into] three kinds.” (Qur’an: Waqi-‘ah: 56: 1-7) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
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  15. 15. TADZKIRAHTADZKIRAH “Thus, there shall be such as will have attained to what is right: oh, how [happy] will be they who have attained to what is right! And there shall be such as will have lost them-selves in evil: oh, how [unhappy] will be they who have lost themselves in evil! But the foremost shall be [they who in life were] the foremost [in faith and good works]: they who were [always] drawn close unto Allah! In gardens of bliss [will they dwell] - a good many of those of olden times, but [only] a few of later times. ” (Qur’an: Waqi-‘ah: 56: 8-14) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
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  17. 17. (1)(1) ‘‘ilmilm (knowledge);(knowledge); (2)(2) ‘amal‘amal (practice);(practice); (3)(3) wara`wara` (religious scrupulousness, piousness);(religious scrupulousness, piousness); (4)(4) KhaufKhauf (reverential fear of Allah); and(reverential fear of Allah); and (5)(5) IkhlasIkhlas (sincerity).(sincerity). ** al-Manhaj as-Sawi syarhu Ushul Thoriiqah as-Saadah Aali Baa 'Alawi"al-Manhaj as-Sawi syarhu Ushul Thoriiqah as-Saadah Aali Baa 'Alawi" METHODOLOGYMETHODOLOGY : STRIVE TO LIVE UP TO FIVE: STRIVE TO LIVE UP TO FIVE ESSENTIAL PRINCIPLES (ESSENTIAL PRINCIPLES (USHULUSHUL) IN LIFE.) IN LIFE. ADVICE FROM MY PARENT, TEACHERS AND PREDECESSORS * IMPORTANT REMINDER All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
  18. 18. We praise and thank Allah SWT for guiding and granting us favourWe praise and thank Allah SWT for guiding and granting us favour thus far, with hope that He let us meet the month of much blessings andthus far, with hope that He let us meet the month of much blessings and bestowals,bestowals, RAMARAMADHDHANAN the month in which the Qur’an was revealed inthe month in which the Qur’an was revealed in as (as (HUDAHUDA) Guidance for mankind and the () Guidance for mankind and the (BAYYINATBAYYINAT) explanation of its) explanation of its Guidance, and providing us with the (Guidance, and providing us with the (FURQANFURQAN) Criteria (to know truth) Criteria (to know truth from falsehood; right from wrong, good from evil etc.) . It is markedfrom falsehood; right from wrong, good from evil etc.) . It is marked with command for us to observe the daily fasting:with command for us to observe the daily fasting: All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
  19. 19. ””O ye who believe! fasting is prescribed to you as it was prescribed toO ye who believe! fasting is prescribed to you as it was prescribed to those before you that ye may (learn ) self-restraint ( havingthose before you that ye may (learn ) self-restraint ( having TAQWATAQWA –– i.e. state of consciousness of Allah).―”i.e. state of consciousness of Allah).―” ((Qur’an: Baqarah: 2:183Qur’an: Baqarah: 2:183)) We praise and thank Allah SWT for guiding and granting us favourWe praise and thank Allah SWT for guiding and granting us favour thus far, with hope that He let us meet the month of much blessings andthus far, with hope that He let us meet the month of much blessings and bestowals,bestowals, RAMARAMADHDHANAN the month in which the Qur’an was revealed inthe month in which the Qur’an was revealed in as (as (HUDAHUDA) Guidance for mankind and the () Guidance for mankind and the (BAYYINATBAYYINAT) explanation of its) explanation of its Guidance, and providing us with the (Guidance, and providing us with the (FURQANFURQAN) Criteria (to know truth) Criteria (to know truth from falsehood; right from wrong, good from evil etc.) . It is markedfrom falsehood; right from wrong, good from evil etc.) . It is marked with command for us to observe the daily fasting:with command for us to observe the daily fasting: All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
  20. 20. We are then provided with the further explanation of thisWe are then provided with the further explanation of this command – its aim, important guideline, its true purpose, etc. :command – its aim, important guideline, its true purpose, etc. : All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
  21. 21. We are then provided with the further explanation of thisWe are then provided with the further explanation of this command – its aim, important guideline, its true purpose, etc. :command – its aim, important guideline, its true purpose, etc. : ““(Fasting) for a fixed number of days; but if any of you is ill or on(Fasting) for a fixed number of days; but if any of you is ill or on a journey, the prescribed number (should be made up) from daysa journey, the prescribed number (should be made up) from days later. For those who can do it (with hardship) is a ransom, thelater. For those who can do it (with hardship) is a ransom, the feeding of one that is indigent. But he that will give more of hisfeeding of one that is indigent. But he that will give more of his own free-will―it is better for him, and it is better for you that yeown free-will―it is better for him, and it is better for you that ye fast, if ye only knew.”fast, if ye only knew.” ((Qur’an: Baqarah: 2:184Qur’an: Baqarah: 2:184)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
  22. 22. Allah SWT then highlight one of the most important aspect ofAllah SWT then highlight one of the most important aspect of RAMARAMADHDHANAN – its connection to the revelation of the Qur’an :– its connection to the revelation of the Qur’an : All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
  23. 23. Allah SWT then highlight one of the most important aspect ofAllah SWT then highlight one of the most important aspect of RAMARAMADHDHANAN – its connection to the revelation of the Qur’an :– its connection to the revelation of the Qur’an : ””RamaRamadhdhan is the (month) in which was sent down the Qur'an asan is the (month) in which was sent down the Qur'an as a guide to mankind also clear (Signs) for guidance and judgmenta guide to mankind also clear (Signs) for guidance and judgment (between right and wrong). So everyone of you who is present (at(between right and wrong). So everyone of you who is present (at his home) during that month should spent it in fasting, but ifhis home) during that month should spent it in fasting, but if anyone is ill, or on a journey, the prescribed period (should beanyone is ill, or on a journey, the prescribed period (should be made up) by days later”made up) by days later” ((Qur’an: Baqarah: 2:185Qur’an: Baqarah: 2:185)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
  24. 24. Allah SWT then highlight one of the most important aspect ofAllah SWT then highlight one of the most important aspect of RAMARAMADHDHANAN – its connection to the revelation of the Qur’an :– its connection to the revelation of the Qur’an : ”” Allah intends every facility for you He does not want to put you toAllah intends every facility for you He does not want to put you to difficulties. (He wants you) to complete the prescribed period, and to glorifydifficulties. (He wants you) to complete the prescribed period, and to glorify Him in that He has guided you; and perchance ye shall be grateful.”Him in that He has guided you; and perchance ye shall be grateful.” ((Qur’an: Baqarah: 2:185Qur’an: Baqarah: 2:185)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
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  27. 27. TADZKIRAHTADZKIRAH “AND IF My servants ask thee about Me - behold, I am near (FA-IN-NEE- QO-REEB); I respond to the call of him who calls (U-JEE-BU-DA’WA-TAD-DAA-’I), whenever he calls unto Me (IDZA-DA-’AAN): let them, then, respond unto Me (FAL-YAS-TA-JEE-BU-LEE), and believe in Me (WAL-YU’-MI-NUU-BEE), so that they might follow the right way (LA-’AL-LAHUM-YAR- SHUDUU-N).” (Qur’an: Baqorah: 2: 186) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
  28. 28. SUB-HAANALLAHSUB-HAANALLAH (Glory be the Most Exalted and Transcendent Allah)(Glory be the Most Exalted and Transcendent Allah) Allah, in this verse, provides for us with a very importantAllah, in this verse, provides for us with a very important message, clarifying the question which many may have i.e.message, clarifying the question which many may have i.e. regarding our relationship (connection) to Him, especially in ourregarding our relationship (connection) to Him, especially in our intimate prayers (intimate prayers (SWOLAHSWOLAH), supplication (), supplication (DU’ADU’A) and our entire) and our entire worship or devotional in serving Him (worship or devotional in serving Him (‘IBAA-DAH‘IBAA-DAH)) In ourIn our AQEEDAHAQEEDAH (Creed), Allah cannot be equated with the(Creed), Allah cannot be equated with the likeness of creation as having forms or images etc. Yet in ourlikeness of creation as having forms or images etc. Yet in our inadequacy some seek assurance of the Divine – the Unseen, weinadequacy some seek assurance of the Divine – the Unseen, we tend to ask concerning Allah’s presence vis-à-vis ourselves.tend to ask concerning Allah’s presence vis-à-vis ourselves. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
  29. 29. It is important to note that this reply is reserved to thoseIt is important to note that this reply is reserved to those whom Allah referred to as Hiswhom Allah referred to as His ‘IBAAD‘IBAAD – “ slaves;– “ slaves; bondsmen; servants; devotees; worshippers; “bondsmen; servants; devotees; worshippers; “ And the reply firstly is the firm and positive message, that :And the reply firstly is the firm and positive message, that : Allah isAllah is QOREEBQOREEB From the root wordFrom the root word QURB - QORUBAQURB - QORUBA -- MAQRABAMAQRABA QOREEBQOREEB etc. which contain significant meanings of :etc. which contain significant meanings of : --“near; close; to be near; to come close; nearness; draw near;“near; close; to be near; to come close; nearness; draw near; intimate relationship; kinship; etc.intimate relationship; kinship; etc. It is in the sense of “It is in the sense of “close or nearnessclose or nearness” in metaphorical sense, to” in metaphorical sense, to avoid giving it anthropomorphic or idolatrous literal misinterpretation.avoid giving it anthropomorphic or idolatrous literal misinterpretation. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
  30. 30. "(To know Allah) Think and reflect upon"(To know Allah) Think and reflect upon Allah's attributes (Allah's attributes (SIFAATSIFAAT) and do not try) and do not try to think of (reality of) His Essence (to think of (reality of) His Essence (DZATDZAT).“).“ (Hadith reported by Abu-Shaykh – al Jami’ : 134 Risalah Tauhid) And we Muslims are taught regarding ourAnd we Muslims are taught regarding our AQEEDAHAQEEDAH :: All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
  31. 31. A childhood riddle ….. WHICH IS CLOSER TO YOU - THE MOON OR THE GREAT WALL OF CHINA? ‘‘Closeness’ may not be about physicalCloseness’ may not be about physical distance but can be a matter of perceptiondistance but can be a matter of perception or conception in terms of its meaningor conception in terms of its meaning regarding relationshipregarding relationship All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
  32. 32. “Surely We have created man, and We know the promptings of his heart, (WA NAH-NU – AQ-ROBU) and We are nearer (ILAI-HI) to him than even his jugular vein (MIN – HAB-LIL – WA-REED).” (Qur’an : Qaf: 50: 16) Here is another verse : Allah SWT saysHere is another verse : Allah SWT says All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
  33. 33. What is important for Muslims, is our conviction of Allah’sWhat is important for Muslims, is our conviction of Allah’s Divine relationship to us as ourDivine relationship to us as our ROBBROBB (Lord; Sustainer;(Lord; Sustainer; Cherisher); Who is intimately close to us; to Whom we areCherisher); Who is intimately close to us; to Whom we are connected at all times; Who is ourconnected at all times; Who is our WALIYYWALIYY (Guardian;(Guardian; protector; Friend)protector; Friend) ““Allah is the Helper and Protector of those who believe inAllah is the Helper and Protector of those who believe in Him: He brings them out of the depths of darkness into theHim: He brings them out of the depths of darkness into the light.”light.” ((Qur’an: Baqarah: 2: 25Qur’an: Baqarah: 2: 257)7)All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
  34. 34. After assuring us of His nearness, the focus now is with the subjectAfter assuring us of His nearness, the focus now is with the subject ofof DU’ADU’A (prayer; supplication). This highlight an important point,(prayer; supplication). This highlight an important point, that the true satisfaction to the question asked, indeed isthat the true satisfaction to the question asked, indeed is in ourin our connectionconnection, how to be intimate or (, how to be intimate or (TAQARRUBTAQARRUB) gaining closeness to) gaining closeness to Allah – the Unseen Divine, Who alone is God, having no partners norAllah – the Unseen Divine, Who alone is God, having no partners nor rival.rival. Allah SWT assures us clearly also that He indeed responds to theAllah SWT assures us clearly also that He indeed responds to the DU’ADU’A , using the term, using the term IJAABAHIJAABAH – meaning– meaning “answer(ing);“answer(ing); reply(ing); response; fulfilment; granting (of request); etc.”reply(ing); response; fulfilment; granting (of request); etc.” Yet, Allah SWT here also is guiding us with His stipulation for HisYet, Allah SWT here also is guiding us with His stipulation for His servants as reminder that, they too must respond to His call orservants as reminder that, they too must respond to His call or command and guidance. Such then becomes a ‘relationship’.command and guidance. Such then becomes a ‘relationship’. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
  35. 35. Indeed Allah SWT always respond to whoever makeIndeed Allah SWT always respond to whoever make DU’ADU’A toto Him. Even when people who do not makeHim. Even when people who do not make DU’ADU’A nor even believe innor even believe in Him too, Allah beingHim too, Allah being AR-RAHMAANAR-RAHMAAN - the Most Gracious- the Most Gracious (Compassionate) , still bestows many favours and provide for their(Compassionate) , still bestows many favours and provide for their wants and needs. Yet, their getting these do not mean they havewants and needs. Yet, their getting these do not mean they have gained nearness to Allah but may even cause themgained nearness to Allah but may even cause them to gradually goto gradually go further awayfurther away from His Mercy. This is termedfrom His Mercy. This is termed ISTIDRAJ.ISTIDRAJ. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
  36. 36. Indeed Allah SWT always respond to whoever makeIndeed Allah SWT always respond to whoever make DU’ADU’A toto Him. Even when people who do not makeHim. Even when people who do not make DU’ADU’A nor even believe innor even believe in Him too, Allah beingHim too, Allah being AR-RAHMAANAR-RAHMAAN - the Most Gracious- the Most Gracious (Compassionate) , still bestows many favours and provide for their(Compassionate) , still bestows many favours and provide for their wants and needs. Yet, their getting these do not mean they havewants and needs. Yet, their getting these do not mean they have gained nearness to Allah but may even cause themgained nearness to Allah but may even cause them to gradually goto gradually go further awayfurther away from His Mercy. This is termedfrom His Mercy. This is termed ISTIDRAJ.ISTIDRAJ. ““Let notLet not the (uninhibited) free disposal (and affluence) of the disbelieversthe (uninhibited) free disposal (and affluence) of the disbelievers throughout the landthroughout the land deceive youdeceive you. [It is but] a small enjoyment; then their. [It is but] a small enjoyment; then their [final] refuge is Hell, and wretched is the resting place.”[final] refuge is Hell, and wretched is the resting place.” ((Qur’an: Aali ‘Imran: 3: 197Qur’an: Aali ‘Imran: 3: 197)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
  37. 37. Whereas, foremost endeavor for a Muslim is to seek nearness toWhereas, foremost endeavor for a Muslim is to seek nearness to Allah and gain His Mercy and to please Allah (Allah and gain His Mercy and to please Allah (MARDHA-TILLAHMARDHA-TILLAH).). Thus Allah stipulatesThus Allah stipulates IIMANIIMAN (Believing; having Faith; ).(Believing; having Faith; ). For even in supplicating, there are right and wrong way, thus AllahFor even in supplicating, there are right and wrong way, thus Allah wants us to be doing it in the right way (being guided) –wants us to be doing it in the right way (being guided) – And the most important and crucial teaching of Islam isAnd the most important and crucial teaching of Islam is TAUTAUHHEEDEED (Attestation to the Absolute Oneness of God) and therefore in making(Attestation to the Absolute Oneness of God) and therefore in making DU’ADU’A withwith IIMANIIMAN must entail avoidance of every forms ofmust entail avoidance of every forms of SHIRKSHIRK (Association; setting up rivals or partners to Allah) – because(Association; setting up rivals or partners to Allah) – because DU’ADU’A isis essentialessential ‘IBAADAH.‘IBAADAH. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
  38. 38. AD-DU-’AA – MUAD-DU-’AA – MUKHKH--KHKHUL- ‘IBAA - DAA-TUL- ‘IBAA - DAA-T ““AD-DU’AAD-DU’A (Supplication) is the marrow (essence) of(Supplication) is the marrow (essence) of AL-‘IBADAHAL-‘IBADAH (worship, servitude).”(worship, servitude).” ((Hadith reported by BukharyHadith reported by Bukhary)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
  39. 39. AD-DU-’AA – HU-WAL- ‘IBAA - DAA-TAD-DU-’AA – HU-WAL- ‘IBAA - DAA-T ““AD-DU’AAD-DU’A (Supplication) is (itself)(Supplication) is (itself) AL-‘IBADAHAL-‘IBADAH (worship, servitude).”(worship, servitude).” ((Hadith reported by TirmidziHadith reported by Tirmidzi)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
  40. 40. ““Thee alone do weThee alone do we worshipworship; and unto; and unto Thee alone do weThee alone do we turn for aidturn for aid.”.” ((Qur’an: al-Fateha: 1: 5Qur’an: al-Fateha: 1: 5)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
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  42. 42. SAY [O Prophet]: "O mankind! If you are in doubt as toSAY [O Prophet]: "O mankind! If you are in doubt as to what my faith iswhat my faith is, then [know that] I do not worship, then [know that] I do not worship those beings whom you worship beside Allah, butthose beings whom you worship beside Allah, but [that] I worship Allah alone[that] I worship Allah alone, who shall cause you [all], who shall cause you [all] to die: for I have been bidden to be among those whoto die: for I have been bidden to be among those who believe [in Him alone].”believe [in Him alone].” ((Qur’an: Yunus: 10: 104Qur’an: Yunus: 10: 104)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
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  44. 44. ”” Hence, [O man,]Hence, [O man,] set thy face steadfastly towards theset thy face steadfastly towards the [true] faith, turning away from all that is false, and be not[true] faith, turning away from all that is false, and be not among those who ascribe divinity to aught beside Allahamong those who ascribe divinity to aught beside Allah.. Thus, do not invoke, side by side with Allah, anything thatThus, do not invoke, side by side with Allah, anything that can neither benefit thee nor harm thee: for, behold, if thoucan neither benefit thee nor harm thee: for, behold, if thou do it, thou wilt surely be among the evildoers!”do it, thou wilt surely be among the evildoers!” ((Qur’an: Yunus: 10: 105-106Qur’an: Yunus: 10: 105-106)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
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  46. 46. ”” And [know that] if Allah should touch thee withAnd [know that] if Allah should touch thee with misfortune, there ismisfortune, there is none who could remove it savenone who could remove it save HimHim; and if He intends good for thee, there is; and if He intends good for thee, there is nonenone who could turn away His bountywho could turn away His bounty: He causes it to: He causes it to alight upon whomsoever He wills of His servants. Andalight upon whomsoever He wills of His servants. And He alone is truly forgiving, truly a dispenser of grace.”He alone is truly forgiving, truly a dispenser of grace.” ((Qur’an: Yunus: 10: 107Qur’an: Yunus: 10: 107)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
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  48. 48. IN THE NAME OF ALLAH,IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOSTMOST COMPASSIONATE,COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFUL.MOST MERCIFUL. “And your Lord says: “(UD-’UU-NEE) Call on (supplicate) Me; I will answer (ASTAJEEB) your (Prayer): But those who are too arrogant (AS-TAK-BIRUUN) to serve Me (‘IBAA-DATI) will surely find themselves in Hell in humiliation!" (Qur’an: Ghafir: 40: 60) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
  49. 49. LAY-SA – SHAY-UN – AK-RA-MA – ‘ALAL-LAY-SA – SHAY-UN – AK-RA-MA – ‘ALAL- LAAHILAAHI ‘‘AZ-ZA-WA-JAL-LA - MI-NAD-DU-’A – IAZ-ZA-WA-JAL-LA - MI-NAD-DU-’A – I FIR – RA –FIR – RA – KHKHAA - IAA - I ““Nothing (of our action) is nobler in Allah’s sightNothing (of our action) is nobler in Allah’s sight than that of supplicating to Him (than that of supplicating to Him (AD-DU’AAD-DU’A) in our) in our times of ease (times of ease (AR-RAAR-RAKHKHA’A’). ”). ” ((Hadith reported by TirmidziHadith reported by Tirmidzi)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
  50. 50. IN THE NAME OF ALLAH,IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOSTMOST COMPASSIONATE,COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFUL.MOST MERCIFUL. “He (ALLAH) is (AL-HAYYU) the living (One): There is no god but He: Call upon (supplicate to) Him (DU’A) giving Him sincere (MUKHLISw) devotion (DEEN). Praise be to Allah (AL-HAMDU-LILLAAHI) Lord (ROBB) of the Worlds!” (Qur’an: Ghafir: 40: 65) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
  51. 51. IN THE NAME OF ALLAH,IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOSTMOST COMPASSIONATE,COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFUL.MOST MERCIFUL. ““Say, [O Muhammad], "Say, [O Muhammad], "Indeed, I have been forbidden toIndeed, I have been forbidden to worship those you call uponworship those you call upon ((TAD-’UUNATAD-’UUNA)) besides Allah oncebesides Allah once the clear proofs have come to me from my Lordthe clear proofs have come to me from my Lord, and I have been, and I have been commanded to submitcommanded to submit (ASLAM(ASLAM) to the Lord of the worlds."”) to the Lord of the worlds."” ((Qur’an: Ghafir: 40: 66Qur’an: Ghafir: 40: 66)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
  52. 52. AD-DU-’AA – U - SILAA-AD-DU-’AA – U - SILAA-HHUL – MU’ – MEENUL – MU’ – MEEN WA – ‘I –MAA-DUD – DEENWA – ‘I –MAA-DUD – DEEN WA – NUU-RUS – SA-MAA-WAA-TI - WAL-ARWA – NUU-RUS – SA-MAA-WAA-TI - WAL-ARDWDW ““AD-DU’A (Supplication) is the weapon of the Believer, theAD-DU’A (Supplication) is the weapon of the Believer, the pillar of his Religion and light of the heaven and earth ”pillar of his Religion and light of the heaven and earth ” ((Hadith reported by TirmidziHadith reported by Tirmidzi)) All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
  53. 53. In the Name of Allah, the MostIn the Name of Allah, the Most Compassionate, the Most MercifulCompassionate, the Most Merciful BIS-MIL-LAA-HIR-ROH-MAA-NIR-RO-HEE-M All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
  54. 54. AL-HAM-DU – LILLAA-HIL – LADZII- HA-DAA-NA – LI-HAA-DZAA WA-MAA – KUN-NAA LI-NAH-TA-DI-YA – LAU-LAA - AN-HA-DAA-NALLAAH Praise be to Allah, Who hath guided us to this (felicity): never could we have found guidance, had it not been for the guidance of Allah All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
  55. 55. AL-LAA-HUM-MA - SWOL-LI- ‘ALAA –MU-HAM-MAD WA ‘ALAA – AA-LI MU-HAM-MAD O Allah! Bestow Your Salutations and blessings upon Muhammad and the Family of Muhammad All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
  56. 56. ALLAA-HUM-MA – YAA – DZAL – JALAA-LI-WAL –IK-RAAM WAL –MWAA – HI-BIL – ‘I-ZAA-M – WAL – KHO-LI-QIL HA-LAA-LI – WA – HA-RAAM, - WAL- MU-WAF - FI-QI MAN – YA – SHAA –U – MIN – ‘I-BAA-DI-HI – ILAA – AS-BAA-B O Allah, The Possessor of Majesty and Nobility, The Bestower of Great Bounties, The One Who Makes Things Permissible and Forbidden, The One Who guides whomever He wills from amongst His servants to the means and paths of religious commitment. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
  57. 57. WA – MUU-JI-BAA – TIL – IL – TI-ZAA-M, - NAS – ALUKAL-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 All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
  58. 58. And You Who respond to the resolve. 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. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
  59. 59. ALLAA-HUM-MAH – FAZ – NAA – MIN – KUL-LI – FIT-NA-TIN – MU-DWIL-LATIN, - WASH – FI-NAA –MIN – KUL-LI – SA – QO-MIN WA- ‘IL – LA-TIN, - WAGH – FIR-LA-NAA – KUL-LA – MA’ - SWI-YA-TIN WA – ZAL – LA-TIN, - WA – TSAB-BIT-NAA – ‘ALAL-HAQ-QI WAL – MIL- LA-TI, - WAJ- ‘AL – LA-NAA – MU –DZAK –KI –RAN MU – ‘EE - NAN – MIN – ‘IBAA-DI-KAL – A-DIL-LAH All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
  60. 60. O Allah, protect us from all misleading tribulations, cure us from all sicknesses and diseases, forgive us for all our sins and errors, affirm us upon the truth and the religion, and assign for us reminders and helpers from amongst Your guiding servants. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
  61. 61. WA – IDZAA – ARAD – TA – BI – ‘IBAA-DI-KA – FIT-NA-TAN FAQ – BIDW – NAA – ILAI – KA – GHOY-RA – MAF – TUU – NEE-N, WA – LAA – DWAL-LEE-NA – WA – LAA - MU– DWIL-LEE-N, - BI-MAN – NI –KA WA – KA –RA - MI-KA – YAA – AR-HA-MAR – RAA – HI-MEE-N And when You will that Your servants be afflicted by tribulations, seize us to you without being afflicted, misguided or misguiding, by Your Mercy and Grace, O The Most Merciful of All Who Show Mercy. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
  62. 62. ALLAA-HUM-MA’ – SWEEM-NAA – BI – FADW – LI-KA – MIN- FIT-NA-TIL – MA-SEE- KHID - DAJ – JAA-L WA – MIN – SUU – IL – A’ – MAA-LI – WA – FA-SAA- DIL –AH – WAA-L WA – FU - DWUU- LIL – AQ – WAA-L O Allah, preserve us by Your favours from the False Messiah (Al- Maseeh Ad-Dajjal) * , and from evil deeds and corrupted states, and from frivolous words, The Arabic name used in this Du’a – AL-MA- SEE-KHID means “the disfigured “ because Dajjal is blind in one eye.All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
  63. 63. WAH – DI – NAA – LI-MAA – YUR – DWEE-KA – ‘AN – NAA FEE – KUL-LI – HAA-L, -WAKH – TIM – A’ – MAA – RA – NAA BIL – HUS – NAA – FEE – KHOY – RIN – WA – ‘AA – FI-YA-TIN WA – SA –LAA – MA – TIN, - YAA – DZAL – JA-LAA–L And guide us to what will cause You to be pleased with us in all states. And conclude our lives amicably in goodness, wellbeing and safety . O The Possessor of Majesty. All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
  64. 64. WA – SWOL-LAL-LAA-HU – ‘A-LAA – SAI-YI-DI-NAA – WA – NABIY-YI-NAA - MU – HAM – MA – DIN – WA – ‘A-LAA – AA – LI-HI – WA – SWOH – BI-HI - WA – SAL – LAM – WAL – HAM – DU – LIL-LAA – HI – ROB-BIL – ‘AA-LA-MEEN And the blessings and peace of Allah be upon our Master and Prophet Muhammad, his family and his Companions. And all praise be to Allah, Lord of The Worlds. AA-MEEN All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
  65. 65. May Allah grant us all, and all our beloved family andMay Allah grant us all, and all our beloved family and companions, the success (companions, the success (TAUFIQTAUFIQ) and the Guidance) and the Guidance ((HIDAAYAHIDAAYA) to attain to His Acceptance, Forgiveness and) to attain to His Acceptance, Forgiveness and Mercy (Mercy (RAHMAHRAHMAH) and gain His Pleasure () and gain His Pleasure (MARDHA-TILLAHMARDHA-TILLAH).). IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, MOST COMPASSIONATE, MOST MERCIFUL. TADZKIRAHTADZKIRAH TO BE CONTINUED -TO BE CONTINUED - All Rights Reserved© Zhulkeflee Hj Ismail (2016)
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