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Monday, December 31, 2012

Solat Sunat Rawatib



Solat Rawatib ialah solat yang mengiringi solat-solat fardhu sama ada sebelum atau selepas solat fardhu.
Solat sunat Rawatib ini terbahagi kepada dua bahagian :
1. Sunat Rawatib yang "Muakkad" (sangat dianjurkan)
2. Sunat Rawatib yang "Ghaira Muakkad" (dianjurkan tapi tanpa/kurang penekanan)


Disamping itu Sunat Rawatib juga terbahagi kepada 2 kategori :
1. Qabliah (sebelum Solat Fardhu)
2. Ba'diah (selepas Solat Fardhu)

Sunat Rawatib yang "Muakkad" adalah 10 rakaat seperti berikut :
  1. 2 Rakaat sebelum Solat Subuh
  2. 2 Rakaat sebelum Solat Zohor.
  3. 2 Rakaat selepas Solat Zohor.
  4. 2 Rakaat selepas Solat Maghrib.
  5. 2 Rakaat selepas Isyak.
Sunat Rawatib yang "Ghaira Muakkad" pula adalah 12 rakaat seperti berikut :
  1. 2 Rakaat sebelum Solat Zohor
  2. 2 Rakaat selepas Solat Zohor.
  3. 4 Rakaat sebelum Solat Asar.
  4. 2 Rakaat sebelum Solat Maghrib.
  5. 2 Rakaat sebelum Isyak.
DALIL TENTANG SUNAT MELAKUKAN SOLAT INI.
Sabda Rasulullah s.a.w :

عن عبد الله بن عمر قال حفظت عن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم ركعتين قبل الظهر وركعتين بعد المغرب وركعتين بعد العشاء وركعتين قبل الغداة
(متفق عليه)
Maksudnya : Dari Abdullah bin Umar, katanya, "Saya mengingati (lafaz) dari Rasulullah s.a.w dua rakaat sebelum Zohor, dua rakaat sesudah Maghrib, dua rakaat sesudah Isyak, dan dua rakaat sebelum Subuh."
(Muttafaq alaih)

NIAT SOLAT RAWATIB

  1. Sekiranya sebelum solat Fardhu di sebut : قَبْلِيَّةً
  2. Sekiranya selepas solat Fardhu di sebut : بَعْدِيَّةً
Oleh yang demikian niatnya adalah seperti berikut :
أُصَلِّي سُنَّةَ ( الظُّهْرِ / العَصْرِ / المَغْرِبِ / العِشَاءِ / الصبح ) رَكْعَتَيْنِ (قَبْلِيَّةً / بَعْدِيَّةً ) لِلَّهِ تَعَالَى
Maksudnya : Sahaja aku menunaikan solat sunat (Zohor / Asar / Isyak / Subuh) dua rakaat (Sebelum / Selepas) kerana Allah Taala.

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Sunday, December 30, 2012

10 adab bersama ibu-bapa





  • Taat kepada mereka kecuali perkara yang ditegah oleh syara’.
  • Melakukan kerja-kerja yang menyenangkan hati keduanya, walaupun mereka tidak menyuruhnya.
  • Bertutur bersama mereka dengan penuh beradab.
  • Segera menjawab panggilan mereka.
  • Memuliakan keduanya dan memberikan apa yang dikehendaki oleh keduanya (mengikut kemampuan ).
  • Mendoakan keampunan bagi mereka.
  • Mencium tangan keduanya pada waktu pagi dan petang atau waktu-waktu yang munasabah.
  • Selalu menziarahi kubur mereka setelah mereka meninggal dunia disamping menghadiahkan kepada mereka bacaan ayat Al-Quran, tahlil dan sebagainya.
  • Memohon kepada Allah SWT, supaya mereka mendapat kesejahteraannya di dunia dan akhirat.
  • Berbincang dengan mereka setiap masalah yang mereka hadapi dan jangan merahsiakan sesuatu daripada mereka.

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    Tuesday, December 25, 2012

    Doa ringkas selepas solat


    Dengan nama Allah yang Maha Pemurah lagi Maha Penyayang. 

    Segala puji bagi Allah Tuhan pentadbir seluruh alam. Selawat dan sejahtera semoga dilimpahkan ke atas junjungan besar Nabi Muhammad yang semulia-mulia pesuruh-Nya, serta ke atas keluarga dan sekalian sahabat-sahabatnya. 

    Ya Allah, wahai Tuhan kami, hidupkan kami dengan iman, matikan kami dalam iman, serta masukkan kami ke dalam syurga bersama-sama iman. 

    Ya Allah, ya Tuhan kami, ampunilah segala dosa kesalahan kami dan dosa-dosa kesalahan kedua ibu bapa kami, serta kesihanilah kedua ibu bapa kami sebagaimana mereka berdua mengasihani kami semasa masih kecil. 

    Ya Allah, akhirilah umur kami dengan kesudahan yang baik dan janganlah kiranya Engkau akhirkan umur kami dengan kesudahan yang tidak baik. 

    Ya Allah, ya Tuhan kami, janganlah kiranya Engkau pesongkan iman kami sesudah Engkau kurniakan kepada kami petunjuk. Anugerahilah kami rahmat kerana sesungguhnya Engkau Maha Pengurnia. 

    Wahai Tuhan kami, kurniakanlah kepada kami kebaikan di dunia ini dan juga di akhirat, dan peliharalah kami daripada azab neraka. 

    Semoga Allah mencucuri rahmat dan sejahtera ke atas junjungan kami Nabi Muhammad dan ke atas seluruh keluarga dan sahabat-sahabat baginda. Dan segala puji itu tertentu bagi Allah, Tuhan pentadbir seluruh alam.

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    Doa ketika menghadapi tekanan atau kesusahan



    “Cukuplah Allah untuk (menolong) kami, dan Ia sebaik-baik pengurus (yang terserah kepada-Nya segala urusan kami).” - surah Aali-‘Imran, ayat 173.

    Keterangan ayat:

    Menurut al-Imam al-Bukhari, Ibn al-Munzir, al-Hakim dan al-Baihaqi, daripada Ibn Abbas berkata bahawa doa ini merupakan kalimah yang terakhir diucapkan oleh Nabi Ibrahim a.s. sebelum dicampakkan ke dalam api. Ia juga diucapkan oleh Nabi Muhammad s.a.w. ketika golongan kafir menakut-nakutkan nabi tentang tentera bersekutu yang akan menyerang Nabi s.a.w. (Tafsir al-Fakhrurrazi, tafsir ayat 173, surah Ali-Imran)

    Khasiat dan Kaifiat Beramal:

    Amalkan membaca zikir ini apabila berhadapan dengan suasana yang menakutkan atau ketika menghadapi tekanan atau kesusahan.

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    Saturday, December 22, 2012

    Hadith on 3 special deeds..."When a person dies, his deeds come to an end except for three things..."



    Abu Hurairah (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: The Messenger of Allah (sallallaahu ’alayhi wa sallam) said, "When a person dies, his deeds come to an end except for three things: Sadaqah Jariyah (ceaseless charity); a knowledge which is beneficial, or a virtuous descendant (sons or daughters) who prays for him (for the deceased).'' (Hadith Reported by Muslim)

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    Thursday, December 20, 2012

    6 Tanggungjawab Terhadap Al-Quran



    Sekiranya kita mahu menjadi hamba Allah yang menghayati  dan mencintai Al-Quran maka kita mesti  melakukan 6 kewajipan terhadap Al-Quran iaitu :
    1. kita mesti membaca Al-Quran sehingga pandai.
    2. kita mesti membaca Al-Quran sehingga memahami isi kandungannya.
    3. kita mesti membaca Al-Quran dan menghafaz keseluruhan atau yang termampu  kita hafazkan.
    4. kita mesti membaca Al-Quran  mengamalkannya dalam kehidupan seharian.
    5. kita mesti membaca Al-Quran  dan menerapkan semua nilai-nilai Al-Quran dalam masyarakat.
    6. kita mesti membaca Al-Quran  dan meletakkanya ditempat yang paling tinggi dalan kehidupan kita samada zahir atau batin.

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    Wednesday, December 19, 2012

    Al-Quran, surah Al-Baqarah, 2:152



    “Therefore remember Me (by praying, glorifying), I will remember you, and be grateful to Me (for My countless Favours on you) and never be ungrateful to Me.”

    Ingatlah kamu kepadaKu nescaya Aku ingat (pula) kepadamu, dan bersyukurlah kepadaKu, dan janganlah kamu mengingkari (nikmat) Ku."

    (Al-Quran, surah Al-Baqarah, 2:152)

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    Jihad Explained


    In the linguistic sense, the Arabic word "jihad" means struggling or striving and applies to any effort exerted by anyone. In this sense, a student struggles and strives to get an education and pass course work; an employee strives to fulfill his/her job and maintain good relations with his/her employer; a politician strives to maintain or increase his (1) popularity with his constituents and so on. The term strive or struggle may be used for/by Muslims as well as non-Muslims; for example, Allah, the One and Only True God says in the Qur'an:

    "We have enjoined on people kindness to parents; but if they STRIVE (JAHADAKA) to make you ascribe partners with Me that of which you have no knowledge, then obey them not..." (29:8; also see 31:15)
    In the above two verses of the Qur'an , it is non-Muslim parents who strive (jahadaka) to convert their Muslim child back to their religion.
    In the West, "jihad" is generally translated as "holy war," a usage the media has popularized. According to Islamic teachings, it is UNHOLY to instigate or start war; however, some wars are inevitable and justifiable. If we translate the words "holy war" back into Arabic, we find "harbun muqaddasatu," or for "the holy war," "al-harbu al-muqaddasatu." WE CHALLENGE any researcher or scholar to find the meaning of "jihad" as holy war in the Qur'an or in early Islamic literature. Unfortunately, some Muslim writers and translators of the Qur'an, and other Islamic literature translate the term "jihad" as "holy war," due to the influence of centuries-old Western propaganda. This could be a reflection of the Christian use of the term "Holy War" to refer to the Crusades of a thousand years ago. However, the Arabic words for "war" are "harb" or "qital," which are found in the Qur'an.
    For Muslims the term JIHAD is applied to all forms of STRIVING and has developed some special meanings over time. The sources of this development are the Qur'an (the Word of God revealed to Prophet Muhammad. The Qur'an use the word "jihad" in several different contexts which are given below:



    1. RECOGNIZING THE CREATOR AND LOVING HIM MOST:



    It is human nature to love what is seen with the eyes and felt with the senses more than the UNSEEN REALITY. The Creator of the Universe and the One God is Allah. He is the Unseen Reality which we tend to ignore and not recognize. The Qur'an addresses those who claim to be believers:
    "O you who believe! Choose not your fathers nor your brethren for protectors if they love disbelief over belief; whoever of you takes them for protectors, such are wrong-doers. Say: if your fathers, and your children, and your brethren, and your spouses, and your tribe, and the wealth you have acquired, and business for which you fear shrinkage, and houses you are pleased with are dearer to you than Allah and His Messenger and STRIVING in His way: then wait till Allah brings His command to pass. Allah does not guide disobedient folk." (9:23, 24)
    It is indeed a struggle to put Allah ahead of our loved ones, our wealth, our worldly ambitions and our own lives. Especially for a non-Muslim who embraces Islam, it may be a tough struggle due to the opposition of his family, peers and society.



    2. RESISTING PRESSURE OF PARENTS, PEERS, AND SOCIETY:



    Once a person has made up his mind to put the Creator of the Universe above all else, he often comes under intense pressures. It is not easy to resist such pressures and STRIVE to maintain dedication and love of Allah over all else. A person who has turned to Islam from another religion may be subjected to pressures designed to turn him back to the religion of the family. We read in the Qur'an:
    "So obey not the rejecters of faith, but strive (jahidhum) against them by it (the Qur'an) with a great endeavor." (25:52)



    3. STAYING ON THE STRAIGHT PATH STEADFASTLY:



    Allah says in the Qur'an:
    "And STRIVE (JADIHU) for Allah with the endeavor (JIHADIHI) which is His right. He has chosen you and has not laid upon you in the DEEN (religion) any hardship..." (22:78)
    "And whosoever STRIVES (JAHADA), STRIVES (YUJAHIDU) only for himself, for lo! Allah is altogether independent of the universe." (29:6)
    As for those who strive and struggle to live as true Muslims whose lives are made difficult due to persecution by their opponents, they are advised to migrate to a more peaceful and tolerant land and continue with their struggle in the cause of Allah. Allah says in the Qur'an:
    "Lo! As for those whom the angels take (in death) while they wronged themselves, (the angels) will ask: 'In what you were engaged?' They will way: 'We were oppressed in the land.' (The angels) will say: 'Was not Allah's earth spacious that you could have migrated therein?'" (4:97)
    "Lo! Those who believe, and those who emigrate (to escape persecution) and STRIVE (JAHADU) in the way of Allah, these have hope of Allah's mercy..." (2:218)
    Allah tests the believers in their faith and their steadfastness:
    "Or did you think that you would enter Paradise while yet Allah knows not those of you who really STRIVE (JAHADU), nor knows those (of you) who are steadfast." (3:142)
    "And surely We shall try you with something of fear and hunger, and loss of wealth and lives and fruits; but give tidings to the steadfast." (2:155)
    We find that the Prophet Muhammad (S) and his clan were boycotted socially and economically for three years to force him to stop his message and compromise with the pagans but he resisted and realized a moral victory (2).



    4. STRIVING FOR RIGHTEOUS DEEDS:



    Allah declares in the Qur'an:
    "As for those who STRIVE (JAHADU) in Us (the cause of Allah), We surely guide them to Our paths, and lo! Allah is with the good doers." (29:69)
    5. HAVING COURAGE AND STEADFASTNESS TO CONVEY THE MESSAGE OF ISLAM:
    The Qur'an narrates the experiences of a large number of Prophets and good people who suffered a great deal trying to convey the message of Allah to mankind. For examples, see the Qur'an 26:1-190, 36:13-32. In the Qur'an, Allah specifically praises those who strive to convey His message:
    "Who is better in speech than one who calls (other people) to Allah, works righteous, and declares that he is from the Muslims." (41:33)
    Under adverse conditions it takes great courage to remain a Muslim, declare oneself to be a Muslim and call others to Islam. We read in the Qur'an:
    "The (true) believers are only those who believe in Allah and his messenger and afterward doubt not, but STRIVE with their wealth and their selves for the cause of Allah. Such are the truthful." (49:15)



    6. DEFENDING ISLAM AND THE COMMUNITY:



    Allah declares in the Qur'an:
    "To those against whom war is made, permission is given (to defend themselves), because they are wronged - and verily, Allah is Most Powerful to give them victory - (they are) those who have been expelled from their homes in defiance of right - (for no cause) except that they say, 'Our Lord is Allah'..." (22:39-40)
    The Qur'an permits fighting to defend the religion of Islam and the Muslims. This permission includes fighting in self-defense and for the protection of family and property. The early Muslims fought many battles against their enemies under the leadership of the Prophet Muhammad (S) or his representatives. For example, when the pagans of Quraysh brought armies against Prophet Muhammad (S), the Muslims fought to defend their faith and community (3). The Qur'an adds:
    "Fight in the cause of Allah against those who fight against you, but do not transgress limits. Lo! Allah loves not aggressors. ...And fight them until persecution is no more, and religion is for Allah. But if they desist, then let there be no hostility except against transgressors." (2:190, 193)



    7. HELPING ALLIED PEOPLE WHO MAY NOT BE MUSLIM:



    In the late period of the Prophet Muhammad's (S) life, the tribe of Banu Khuza'ah became his ally. They were living near Makkah which was under the rule of the pagan Quraysh, Prophet Muhammad's (S) own tribe. The tribe of Banu Bakr, an ally of Quraysh, with the help of some elements of Quraysh, attacked Banu Khuza'ah invoked the treaty and demanded Prophet Muhammad (S) to come to their help and punish Quraysh. The Prophet Muhammad (S) organized a campaign against Quraysh of Makkah which resulted in the conquest of Makkah which occurred without any battle (4).



    8. REMOVING TREACHEROUS PEOPLE FROM POWER:



    Allah orders the Muslims in the Qur'an:
    "If you fear treachery from any group, throw back (their treaty) to them, (so as to be) on equal terms. Lo! Allah loves not the treacherous." (8:58)
    Prophet Muhammad (S) undertook a number of armed campaigns to remove treacherous people from power and their lodgings. He had entered into pacts with several tribes, however, some of them proved themselves treacherous. Prophet Muhammad (S) launched armed campaigns against these tribes, defeated and exiled them from Medina and its surroundings (5).



    9. DEFENDING THROUGH PREEMPTIVE STRIKES:



    Indeed, it is difficult to mobilize people to fight when they see no invaders in their territory; however, those who are charged with responsibility see dangers ahead of time and must provide leadership. The Messenger of Allah, Muhammad (S), had the responsibility to protect his people and the religion he established in Arabia. Whenever he received intelligence reports about enemies gathering near his borders he carried out preemptive strikes, broke their power and dispersed them (6). Allah ordered Muslims in the Qur'an:
    "Fighting is prescribed upon you, and you dislike it. But it may happen that you dislike a thing which is good for you, and it may happen that you love a thing which is bad for you. And Allah knows and you know not." (2:216)



    10. GAINING FREEDOM TO INFORM, EDUCATE AND CONVEY THE MESSAGE OF ISLAM IN AN OPEN AND FREE ENVIRONMENT:



    Allah declares in the Qur'an:
    "They ask you (Muhammad) concerning fighting in the Sacred Month. Say, 'Fighting therein is a grave (offense) but graver is it in the sight of Allah to prevent access to the path of Allah, to deny Him, to prevent access to the Sacred Mosque, and drive out its inhabitants. Persecution is worse than killing. Nor will they cease fighting you until they turn you back from your faith, if they can..." (2:217)
    "And those who, when an oppressive wrong is inflicted on them, (are not cowed but) fight back." (42:39)
    The life of the Prophet Muhammad (S) was full of STRIVING to gain the freedom to inform and convey the message of Islam. During his stay in Makkah he used non-violent methods and after the establishment of his government in Madinah, by the permission of Allah, he used armed struggle against his enemies whenever he found it inevitable.



    11. FREEING PEOPLE FROM TYRANNY:



    Allah admonishes Muslims in the Qur'an:
    "And why should you not fight in the cause of Allah and of those who, being weak, are ill-treated (and oppressed)? - Men, women, and children, whose cry is: 'Our Lord! Rescue us from this town, whose people are oppressors; and raise for us from You, one who will protect; and raise for us from You, one who will help.'" (4:75)
    The mission of the Prophet Muhammad (S) was to free people from tyranny and exploitation by oppressive systems. Once free, individuals in the society were then free to chose Islam or not. Prophet Muhammad's (S) successors continued in his footsteps and went to help oppressed people. For example, after the repeated call by the oppressed people of Spain to the Muslims for help, Spain was liberated by Muslim forces and the tyrant rulers removed. After the conquest of Syria and Iraq by the Muslims, the Christian population of Hims reportedly said to the Muslims:
    "We like your rule and justice far better than the state of oppression and tyranny under which we have been living." (7)
    The defeated rulers of Syria were Roman Christians, and Iraq was ruled by Zoarastrian Persians.



    WHAT SHOULD MUSLIMS DO WHEN THEY ARE VICTORIOUS?



    Muslims should remove tyranny, treachery, bigotry, and ignorance and replace them with justice and equity. We should provide truthful knowledge and free people from the bondage of 'associationism' (SHIRK, or multiple gods), prejudice, superstition and mythology. Muslims remove immorality, fear, crime, exploitation and replace them with divine morality, peace and education. The Qur'an declares:
    "Lo! Allah commands you that you restore deposits to their owners, and if you judge between mankind that you judge justly. Lo! It is proper that Allah admonishes you. Lo! Allah is ever Hearer, Seer." (4:58)
    "O you who believe! Stand out firmly for Allah's witnesses to fair dealing, and let not the hatred of others to you make you swerve to wrong and depart from justice. Be just: that is next to Piety and fear Allah. And Allah is well acquainted with all that you do." (5:8)
    "And of those whom We have created there is a nation who guides with the Truth and establishes justice with it." (7:181)
    "Lo! Allah enjoins justice and kindness, and giving to kinsfolk, and forbids lewdness and abomination and wickedness. He exhorts you in order that you may take heed." (16:90)
    "Those who, if We give them power in the land, establish prescribed prayers (SALAH) and pay the poor-due (ZAKAH) and enjoin right conduct and forbid evil. And with Allah rests the end (and decision) of (all) affairs." (22:41)



    DID ISLAM SPREAD BY FORCE, SWORDS OR GUNS?



    The unequivocal and emphatic answer is NO! The Qur'an declares:
    "Let there be no compulsion (or coercion) in the religion (Islam). The right direction is distinctly clear from error." (2:256)
    Here is a good study of the question of the spread of Islam by a Christian missionary, T. W. Arnold:
    "...of any organized attempt to force the acceptance of Islam on the non-Muslim population, or of any systematic persecution intended to stamp out the Christian religion, we hear nothing. Had the caliphs chosen to adopt either course of action, they might have swept away Christianity as easily as Ferdinand and Isabella drove Islam out of Spain, or Louis XIV made Protestantism penal in France, or the Jews were kept out of England for 350 years. The Eastern Churches in Asia were entirely cut off from communion with the rest of Christiandom throughout which no one would have been found to lift a finger on their behalf, as heretical communions. So that the very survival of these Churches to the present day is a strong proof of the generally tolerant attitude of Mohammedan [sic] governments towards them" (8).
    Islam does not teach, nor do Muslims desire, conversion of any people for fear, greed, marriage or any other form of coercion.
    In conclusion, jihad in Islam is STRIVING IN THE WAY OF ALLAH by pen, tongue, hand, media and, if inevitable, with arms. However, jihad in Islam does not include striving for individual or national power, dominance, glory, wealth, prestige or pride.



    M. Amir Ali, Ph.D.



    REFERENCES:
    1. For the sake of simplicity and easy reading, masculine pronouns have been used throughout this brochure. No exclusion of females is intended.
    2. Haykal, M. H., THE LIFE OF MUHAMMAD, Tr. Ismail R. Faruqi, American Trust Publications, 1976, p. 132.
    3. Haykal, pp. 216, 242, 299 and 414 for the Battles of Badr, Uhud, Al-Khandaq and Hunayn, respectively.
    4. Haykal, p. 395 for the conquest of Makkah.
    5. Haykal, pp. 245, 277, 311 and 326 for campaigns against the tribes of Banu Qaynuqa', Banu Al-Nadir, Banu Qurayzah and Banu Lihyan, respectively. Also, see p. 283 for the Battle of Dhat Al-Riqa'.
    6. Haykal, pp. 284, 327, 366, 387, 393, 443 and 515 for the Battles of Dawmat Al-Jandal, Banu Al-Mustaliq, Khayber, Mu'tah, Dhat Al-Salasil, Tabuk and the Campaign of Usama Ibn Zayd, respectively.
    7. Hitti, Philip K., HISTORY OF THE ARABS, St. Martin's Press, New York, 1970, p. 153.
    8. Arnold, Sir Thomas W. THE PREACHING OF ISLAM, A HISTORY OF THE PROPAGATION OF THE MUSLIM FAITH, Westminister A. Constable & Co., London, 1896, p. 80.

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    Monday, December 17, 2012

    Surah Ar-Rahman - Beautiful recitation by Syed Sadaqat Ali

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    Surah Ar-Rahman - Beautiful and heart trembling recitation by Syed Sadaqat Ali.
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    Friday, December 14, 2012

    The three questions of the grave

    When the son of Adam dies and he is placed in the grave, the two angels Munkar and Nakeer come to him and asks him about what he used to believe in this world. 


    Their three questions, which are known as "the three questions of the grave" are : 

    1. Who is your Lord? 
    2. What is your Religion? 
    3. Who is your Prophet? 

    As such, it is obligatory that every Muslim man and woman have a firm, if not basic, understanding of these three questions as the foundation of his/her Aqeedah. 

    • The FIRST is Knowledge of Allah : 

    It is obligatory upon every Muslim, male or female, to know their Lord by His Essence, His Names and Attributes, His Actions and that, 

    “There is nothing like unto Him. And He is the All-Hearing, the All-Seeing.” [Surah Ash-Shooraa 42:11]

    The servant must know that Allaah سبحانه و تعالى is his Creator (khaaliq), Sustainer (raaziq) and the controller of his affair. Rather, He controls the entire universe. 

    He is deserving of that, because He is to be worshiped alone without any associate. And every act of worship that is directed to other than Him is a nullified act of worship. 

    And the servant must believe that He has Beautiful Names and Lofty Attributes which have come in the Book of Allah and in the Sunnah of His Messenger صلى الله عليه وسلم. 

    What every Muslim must know and believe about Allah سبحانه و تعالى forms the basis of Tawheed.

    • The SECOND is Knowledge of the Religion of Islam with It's Evidences : 

    This is a wide topic, because the Religion of Islam comprises everything that Allah ordained for the world of mankind and Jinn from the duties, obligations, prohibitions and other than that from the Shari’ah. 

    Due to this, Allaah said concerning His Right, 

    “Verily, the Religion with Allah is Islam.” [Surah Aali-’Imran 3:19] 

    This knowledge does not mean that the average Muslim must have in-depth knowledge of the various Shari'ah and Fiqh rulings. No, what is meant here is that the average Muslim must have knowledge about the basic matters of Islam as it relates to him. 

    He must know what is Tawheed and its categories. He must know what Islam means and its pillars. He must know what is Eeman and its pillars. And he must know the evidences for them. He must know the conditions and nullifiers for the various acts of worship such as prayer, fasting etc... and how to perform them correctly. And etc...

    Therefore, the Muslim must know his religion. It is not sufficient to be a Muslim in just name only.

    • The THIRD is Knowledge of the Prophet : 

    From the obligations from which no one is excused from being ignorant of is knowledge of the Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم and knowledge of what the Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم came with. 

    It is not sufficient for the Muslim, male or female, that everyone from amongst them says, ‘I know about the Messenger of Allah, and he is Muhammad Ibn ’Abdullah.’ This is not sufficient. 

    One must know that he was sent by Allah and that Allah revealed a Book to him and commanded him to call to and explain this Book to the whole of mankind and jinn. 

    So due to this, knowledge of the Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم means that the Muslim must know him as a person; who he was, where he came from and how he lived his life i.e. have a basic understanding of his Seerah (biography), the Book he came with, and the Sunnah that he taught.

    All Praise and Thanks is due to Allah Alone, the Lord of the Worlds and may He forgive us our sins and make us among His sincere believers. 

    May the peace and blessings of Allah be upon our Prophet Muhammad, his family and his Companions. Aameen.

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    Thursday, December 13, 2012

    "Sheikh Sudais Malaysia"




    "Sheikh Sudais Malaysia" - Ustaz Mohd Shukri Ali, Finalis Akademi Al-Quran 1
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    Sunday, December 09, 2012

    Unity and brotherhood: from Quran & Hadith

    Quran

    And hold fast, all of you together, to the Rope of Allah (i.e. this Qur'an), and be not divided among yourselves , and remember Allah's Favour on you, for you were enemies one to another but He joined your hearts together, so that, by His Grace, you became brethren (in Islamic Faith), and you were on the brink of a pit of Fire, and He saved you from it. Thus Allah makes His Ayat (proofs, evidence, verses, lessons, signs, revelations, etc.,) clear to you, that you may be guided.   [Quran; surah Ali-Imran (3): 103]


    Hadith

    "None of you will have faith till he wishes for his brother what he likes for himself."
    ("La yu'minu ahadukum hatta yuhibbu li akhihi ma yuhibbu li nafsihi.")
    Reporter: Hadhrat Anas (r), Source: Sahih al-Bukhari, Vol. 1: 12

    "None of you will have faith till he loves me more than his father, his children, and all mankind." ("La yu'minu ahadukum hatta akunu ahabba ilaihi min waalidihi wa waladihi wannasi ajmayin.") Reporter: Hadhrat Anas (r), Source: Sahih al-Bukhari, Vol. 1: 14

    "Do not rejoice over the troubles of your brother, lest God might have mercy on him and involve you in this trouble." ("La tuzhirish shamatata li akhika; fa yarhamahullahu wa yabtaliyak.") Reporter: Hadhrat Wasila bin al-Asqa'i (r), Source: Sunan at-Tirmizi, Vol. 4, 3514

    "Visit the sick, feed the hungry, and free the captive." ("Udul marida, wa at-imul ja-iya, wa fukkul aniya.") Reporter: Hadhrat Abu Musa (r), Source: Sahih al-Bukhari, Vol. 7, 552

    Hadhrat Abdur Rahman Ibn Ghanam and Asma Bint Yazeed (Allah be pleased with them) narrate that Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said: "The worst among the servants of Allah are those who gossip and create rifts between friends." (Tirmidhi).

    "Whoever defends the honour of his brother in his absence will be entitled to Allah's Protection from the Fire." [Hadith:Tirmidhi]

    “He who visits the sick continues to remain in the fruit garden of Paradise until he returns.” [Sahih Muslim] 

    Hadith : "When a Muslim goes to visit a sick person, he in fact strolls in the garden of Paradise..." (Ibn Majah)

    'A Muslim has five rights upon other muslims: Responding to his Salaam, answering his invitation (to food), saying allhumdulillah when he sneezes, visiting him when he is sick, and following his Janazah when he dies..' (Hadith: Bukhari & Muslim)

    Ibn `Umar and `Aishah (May Allah be pleased with them) reported: Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said, "Jibril kept recommending treating neighbours with kindness until I thought he would assign a share of inheritance". [Al-Bukhari and Muslim]

    The Messenger of Allah (peace & blessings of Allah be upon him) said: “Your smiling in the face of your (Muslim) brother is charity; enjoining the good & forbidding the evil is charity; your guiding a man that has lost his way is charity; and your removing of stones, thorns, & bones from people’s paths is charity for you.” [Tirmidhi Hadith 36]

    Iyad bin Himar (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: Messenger of Allah (Peace Be Upon Him) said, "Allah has revealed to me that you should humble yourselves to one another. One should neither hold himself above another nor transgress against another.'' [Muslim Book 40, Chapter 17, Hadith  6856] 

    Abu Musa reported Allah's Messenger (SAW) said: "A believer is like a brick for another believer, the one supporting the other." (Sahih Muslim)

    A'isha (RA), Prophet Muhammad's (SAW) wife, stated that, ‘The Prophet never used foul language and never entertained people with obscene jokes. He was well behaved when he entered the market places. His habit was not to repel evil with mutual evil. He was forgiving and could grant pardon." (Tirmizi) 

    Iyad bin Himar (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: Messenger of Allah (Peace Be Upon Him) said, "Allah has revealed to me that you should humble yourselves to one another. One should neither hold himself above another nor transgress against another.'' [Muslim Book 40, Chapter 17, Hadith 6856] 

    Prophet Mohammad s.a.w said: "A believer does not taunt, curse, abuse or talk indecently." (Tirmidhi)


    From Jabir bin Abdullah r.a. narrated: “The Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said, “Every kindness is a charity. Among the kindness is (whenever) you meet with your brothers (another son of Adam) let it be with a sweet face and (if someone asked for water) you should pour your container into his”. (Ahmad)

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