Tuesday, August 28, 2012

10 Shawwal, 1433

Assalamo Alaikum! my Dear Sister's and Brother's in Islam, and to all the readers! Insha Allah you will benefits some of my blog.  Today! I would like to share about a woman in Islam, how we are being treated in our family as a wife, in society as a woman. 

In Islam a woman is recognized as a full and equal partner of man in the procreation of humankind. He is the father, she is the mother, and both are essential for life. By this partnership as a wife has equal share in every aspect; we are entitled with equal rights; and responsibilities. Allah says:
O mankind! Truly We have created you from a single (pair) of a male and female, and made you peoples and tribes that you may know each other..
Surah Al-Hujurat, 49:13

We are equal to man in bearing individual and shared responsibilities and in receiving rewards for our deeds.
Allah says:
And their Lord has accepted (their prayers) and answered them (saying): 'Never will I cause to be lost the work of any of you, be it male or female; you are members, one of another.'
Surah Al'i Imran, 3:195

We are equal to man in the pursuit to education and knowledge, and entitled to freedom of expression as much as man. Allah said:
Allah has indeed heard (and accepted) the statement of the woman who pleads with thee concerning her husband and carries her complaint (in prayer) to Allah: and Allah (always) hears the arguments between both sides among you: for Allah hears ans sees (all things).
If any men among you divorce their wives by zihar (calling them mothers), they cannot be their mothers: none can be their mothers except those who gave them birth. And in fact they use words (both) iniquitous and false: truly Allah is One that blots out (sins), and forgives (again and again). 
But for those who divorce their wives by zihar, then wish to go back on the words they uttered- (it is ordained that  such as a one) should free a slave before they touch each others: this are ye admonished to perform: and Allah is well-acquinted with (all) that ye do. And if any has not (the wherewithal), he should fast for two months consecutively before they touch each other. But if any is unable to do so, he should feed sixty indigent ones. This, that ye may show your faith in Allah and His Messenger, those are limits (set By) Allah. For those who reject (Him), there is a grievous Penalty.
Surah Al-Mujadilah, 58:1-4 

To be continue:

5d/f=1yr 10 Shawwal, 1433

Monday, August 27, 2012

9 Shawwal, 1433

"Whoever fasts Ramadan and follows it with six days of Shawwal, it will be as if he fasted for a lifetime."
Narrated by Muslim, Abu Dawood, al-Tirmidhi, al-Nisaa'i and Ibn Maajah

All Praise is due to Allah the Creator and Sustainer of the universe Who fully knows the inner-most and hidden thoughts and motives in the hearts of all and Who created mankind so that they might know and purposefully Obey Him. Allah (SWT) said:

"I have only created Jinn and humankind only that they might worship Me"
Surah Al Dhariyat, 51:56 

Behold! Allah took the covenant of the Prophets saying: "I give you a Book and Wisdom; then comes to you a Messenger, confirming what is with you; do you believe in him and render him help."
Allah said: "Do ye agree, and take this my Covenant as binding on your?" They said: "We agree." 
He said: "Then bear witness, and I am with you among the witnesses."
If any turn back after this, they are perverted transgressors.
Do they seek for other than the Religion of Allah? while all creatures in the heavens and on earth have, willing or unwilling. bowed to His Will (accepted Islam), and to Him shall they all be brought back.
Say: "We believe in Allah, and in what has been revealed to us and what was revealed to Abraham, Ismail; Isaac, Jacob, and the tribes, and in (the Books) given to Moses, Jesus, and the Prophets, from their Lord: we make no distinction between one and another among them, and to Allah do we bow our will (In Islam)
If anyone desires a religion other than Islam (submission to Allah), never will it be accepted of Him; and in the Hereafter he will be in the ranks of those who have lost (all spiritual good).
How shall Allah guide those who reject faith after they accepted it and bore witness that the Apostle was true and that Clear Signs had come unto them? But Allah guides not a people unjust.
Surah Ali 'Imran, 3:81-86 

4d/f=1yr 9 Shawwal, 1433

Sunday, August 26, 2012

8 Shawwal, 1433

Alhamdulillah! Allah (SWT), because of His mercy, He give us chance to fasts after Ramadan, and the reward as though he has fasted for the full life. 

"Anyone who fasts in the month of Ramadan and follows it with 6 Days of fasting in the month of Shawwal, it is as though he has fasted for the full life, fast perpetually of fasted for 1 year, the Arabic word is Dahar, it means perpetually or full life.
Sahih Muslim Vlol. no. 2, Hadith no. 2614

As I read the holy Quran today, I would love to share to everyone:
O mankind! there hath come to you a direction from your Lord and a healing for the (diseases) in your hearts, and for those who believe, a Guidance and a Mercy. 
Say: "In the Bounty of Allah, and His Mercy, in that is better than the (wealth) they hoard.
Surah Yunus, 10:57-58

Behold! Verily to Allah belong all creatures, in the heavens and on earth, what do they follow who worship as His "partners" other than Allah? They follow nothing but fancy, and they do nothing but lie.
He it is that hath made you the Night that ye may rest therein, and the Day to make things visible (to you). Verily in this are Signs for those who listen (to His Message). 
Surah Yunus, 10:66-67

3d/f=1yr 8 Shawwal, 1433

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

3 Shawwal, 1433

Alhamdulillah! As Allah (SWT) promise to all the believers, whoever completed the fasting during the month of Ramadan, out of his/her piety ("taqwa"), If Allah (SWT) accepted his/her intention all his/her sins are forgiven. Insha Allah. 

Action or deeds, as Allah's Messenger (SAW) said: Practices that are well documented and authenticated
"But those who have faith and work righteousness, they are companions of the Garden" Therein shall they abide (forever). 
Surah Al-Baqarah, 2:82

"Oh Allah! Verily You are the Oft-Pardoning, You love to pardon, so pardon me"
At-Tirmithee, and others

"The righteous (will be) amid Garden and fountains (of clear-flowing water)."
Surah Al-Hijr, 15:45

"Be quick in the race for forgiveness from your Lord, and for a Garden whose width is that (of the whole) of the heavens and of the earth, is prepared for the righteous. 
Surah Ali-Imran, 3:133

But give glad tidings to those who believe and work righteousness, that their portion is Gardens, beneath which rivers flows. Every time they are fed with fruits therefrom, they say: "Why, this is what we were fed with before," for they are given things in similitude; and they have therein companions pure (and holy); and they abide therein (forever).
Surah al-Baqarah, 225

2d/f=1yr 3 Shawwal, 1433

2 Shawwal, 1433

Alhamdulillah! Ramadan is over, Insha Allah! whatever you did not accomplish to do during the month of Ramadan, from now you can start preparing for next Ramadan, and ask Allah (SWT) a guidance.
He who Allah guides, He will not go astray, He whom Allah misguides surely he will be in the Hell-fire.
Oh ye who believe to Allah should fear to Him, and die in Islam. The best hadith is a book of Allah, best guidance is the Way of Life of the Prophet Mohammad (SAW). 

Allah (SWT) says:
"Oh ye who believe! shall I lead you to a bargain that will save you from a grievous Penalty?" "That ye believe in Allah and His Messenger, and that ye strive (your utmost) in the Cause of Allah, with your property and your persons: That will be best for you, if ye but knew!"
Surah Al-Saff, 61:10-11  

Prophet (SAW) said:
"The majority of people who enter Jannah, enter it based on two essential elements: Piety, righteousness and God-fearing, and good morals. On the other hand, the majority of people of the Hell-fire, enter it based on the (crimes of) their mouth and private parts."
Reported by Tirmithee, Ibn Majah and Iman Ahmed verified in Hadith Sahih series, Hadith No. 977. 

O ye who believe! avoid suspicion as much (as possible): for suspicion in some cases is a sin: and spy not on each other, nor speak ill of each other behind their backs. Would any of you like to eat the flesh of his dead brother? Nay, ye would abhor it....But fear Allah: for Allah is Oft-Returning, Most Merciful.
Surah Al-Hujurat, 49:12

O mankind! We created you from a single (pair) of a male and a female, and made you into nations and tribes, that ye may know each other (Not that ye may despise each other). Verily the most honored of you in the sight of Allah is he who is the most righteous of you. And Allah has full knowledge and is well-acquainted (with all things).
Surah Al-Hujurat, 49:13

1d/f=1yr 2 Shawwal, 1433

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Eid Mubarak

It is sunnah to attend the Eid Prayer. Women and children should go to attend Salatul' Eid. The Prophet used to wear his most beautiful clothes for the two Eids.
The Prophet (SAW) said: "Oh' Abu Bakar every people have a festival and this is our festival." 
Sahih Al-Bukhari, and Muslim

Masjid King Fahad

Alhamdulillah! The month of Ramadan was ended but not our fasting, for those who still to fast to pay for what they missed, they can fast after the Eid. If you are going to fast six (6) consecutive days or with in the month after Eid, as if you fast the whole year. Insha Allah.

It is prohibited to fast during the day of Eid. Umar testifies: "The Prophet (SAW) has forbidden fasting on these two days concerning the Eid of breaking the fast, it is for you to break your fast of Ramadan. On the Eid of sacrifice, you should eat from what you sacrifice." 
SAhih Al-Bukhari, and Muslim

Prophet Mohammad (SAW) advice to observe  (do) 3 things:
  1. To Fast 3 days a month.
  2. To Pray 2 rakat of duha prayer.
  3. To Pray Witr before sleeping.
One of the most important principles of Islam is that all things belong to God, and the wealth is therefore held by human beings in trust. The word zakat means both purification and growth our possessions are purified by setting aside a proportion for those in need, and like the pruning of plants, this cutting back balances and encourages new growth.

Each Muslim calculates his or her own zakat individually. For most purposes this involves the payment each year of two and a half percent of one capital.

A pious person may also give as much as he or she pleases as sadaqa, and does so preferably in secret. Although this word can be translated as 'voluntary charity it has a wider meaning.

The Prophet (SAW) said: Charity is a necessity for every Muslim. 
He was asked! What if a person has nothing? 
The Prophet (SAW) said:  He should work with his own hands for his benefit and then give something out of such earnings in charity.'
The companion asked! What if he is not able to work?
The Prophet (SAW) said: He should help poor and needy persons!
The companion further asked! 'What if he cannot do even that? 
The Prophet (SAW) said: He should urge others to do good. 
The companion said: What if he lack that also? 
The Prophet (SAW) said: He should check himself from doing evil, that is also charity.

Saturday, August 18, 2012

Thirty Days of Ramadan

Indeed! Today is the last day of fasting, Alhamdullillah! Birubil Alameen. Ya  Allah accept all my Dua's, Prayer. As we know, You are the Enricher, the Prohibitor, the Profiter, the Distresser, the Light, the Guide, the Maker, the Everlasting, the Inheritor, the Guide to the Right Path, the Most Patient, the King of the Universe, the Lord of Splendid Glory and Majesty.

Continuation from yesterday:

Accordingly, He made arrangements for the guidance of mankind and appointed His Messenger from among the people themselves and bestowed upon them the knowledge of the truth and the Right Way of Life. They were charge with mission to invite people to the Right Way from which they had strayed.

The Messenger themselves believed in Allah, and acted in accordance with the Guidance they received from Him. They were raised from different nations in different countries, and thousand of them were sent during thousand of years. They all had one, and the same religion which was based on the UNITY of GOD, and accountability in the hereafter.

They all taught the same Way of Life, that was taught to the first man at the very start of his life in this world. They all followed the same Guidance, that is, those fundamental, and eternal principles of morality, and culture which were prescribed for the first man from the very first day of his life. They all had the same mission to invite all human beings to the same Guidance, and to organized them into One Community (Mulim).

During their respective terms, these Messenger fulfilled their mission admirably well. But it is a pity that the majority of the people were not inclined to accept their invitations and even those who joined their community gradually became corrupt. So that some of the communities totally loss that Guidance and others tampered with the commandments of Allah and mixed them up with false things.

Please take note all the non believers, or christian! According to your Bible, 1 Kings, 9:5-8. 
I will establish your throne of sovereignty over Israel forever, as I promised your father David when I said, 'You shall always have someone from your line on the throne of Israel.' 
But if you and your descendants stop following me, disobey the law, and commands I have given you, and worship other God then I will remove my people Israel from the land I have given them, and I will also abandon this temple which I have consecrated as the place where I am to be worship.

God said to Moses and his people: Ten Commandments: Exodus, 20:1-6
I, the Lord, am your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, that place of slavery. You shall not carve idols for yourselves in the shape of anything in the sky above or on the earth below or in the waters beneath the earth; you shall not bow down before them or worship them. 
For I, the Lord, your God, am a jealous God, inflicting punishment for their fathers' wickedness on the children of those who hate me, down to the third and fourth generation; but bestowing mercy down to the thousandth generation, on the children of those who love me and keep my commandments.

My Dear readers, Open your breast, and understand the message of Allah (SWT), He invited you all to the truth, and to worship Him alone! He is the ONLY ONE GOD, the Most Glorious, and the Most Merciful, and the reward is Paradise to dwell therein forever.

Friday, August 17, 2012

Twenty Nine Days of Ramadan

Alhamdullillah! Allah is Great! the Lord of the Universe,the Eternal, the Capable, the All Powerful, the Promoter, the Postponer, the First, the Last, the Outward, the Inward, the Governor, the High Exalted, the Pious, the Acceptor of Repentance, the Avenger, the Effacer, the Full of Piety, the Just, the Collector, the All  Sufficing, the Creator, the  Master and Sovereign.

Created man and bestowed upon him the faculties of learning, speaking, understanding, and discerning right from wrong, and good from evil. He granted him freedom of choice, freedom of will, freedom of action and gave him authority to acquire and make use of the things around him.

In short, He granted him a kind of autonomy and appointed him as His Vicegerent on the Earth and instructed him to live in accordance with His Guidance.

Allah say: "I am your Master and Sovereign, and that of the whole Universe; therefore you should Worship Me, and none else. You are independent in my kingdom nor the subject of anyone else, to whom you might owe obedience or worship. You are being sent to the earth with certain powers for fixed term of time for your test. After that you will have to return to Me. Then I will judge the deeds you did in the world and decide whether you have come out successful or failed in the test. 

Therefore whoever opposed to the Divine Guidance, will be wrong, you shall be thrown into the abyss of Hell." Allah's warning us.

He sent Adam and Eve (PBUT), the first two human being were not created in ignorance, and darkness but were given very clear, and bright light, and the law they were to follow. This was Islam (submission to Allah).

Before they left in this world, they themselves practice and taught the same way to their children, and children, and exhorted them to live as Muslim (obedient servant of Allah).

But the succeeding centuries, by and by people swerved from this straight way of life (Islam) and adopted different crooked ways. They not only lost the guidance ruing to their negligence but also tampered with it because of their wickedness.

They attributed to others the qualities and powers of Allah, and associated others to rank with Him as gods, and ascribed His rights to others. They invented different kinds of religions (way of life) by mixing up all sorts of superstitious, wrong theories, and false philosophies with the guidance that was given by Allah (SWT).

They discarded the right, just and moral principles taught by Allah or corrupted them and made such laws of life as suited (desire) prejudices, and lusts, and filled Allah's earth with chaos and inequity. 

Continue next


Thursday, August 16, 2012

Twenty Eight Days of Ramadan

Alhamdullillah! All praise is due to Allah, the most beautiful names belong to Allah: so call Him by them; the Guardian, the Heakener to Prayer, the All Embracing, the Most Wise, the Loving, the Glorious, the Raiser from the dead, the witness, the Truth, the Representative, the Strong, the Firm, the Protecting friend, the Praise worthy, the Accountant, the Originator, the Reproducer, the Quickener, the Causer of Death, the Alive, the Self Subsisting, the All Providing, the One, the Illustrious, the Only.

                              Purity (of Faith)
    In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful 
   Say: He is Allah, the One in Only; Allah, the eternal, Absolute;
    He begetteth not, Nor is He begotten; And there is none like unto Him.
    Surah Al-Iklas, 112:1-4

We Muslim believe the Oneness of God, we call Him Allah (means One God), the Supreme and Eternal, Infinite and Mighty, Merciful and Compassionate, Creator, and Provider. Allah (SWT) has no father, no mother, no sons nor any family. None equal to Him. He is God of all mankind, not of a special tribe or race. He is our ONE in ONLY GOD.

Allah is High and Supreme, but He is very near to all creation. He loves the people who love Him, and forgives their sins. He answer their prayers and helps them. He gives them peace, happiness, knowledge, and success. Allah is the Loving, the Provider, the Generous, the Beneficent, the Rich, the Independent, the Forgiving, the Clement, the Patient, the Appreciative, the Unique, the Protector, the Judge, and the Peace.

Allah creates in humans the mind to understand; the soul and conscience to be good and righteous; and the feelings and sentiments to be kind and human. If we try to count His favors upon us, we cannot, because they are countless. In return for all the great favors and mercy, Allah (SWT) does not need anything from us, because He is free of needs and Independent. Allah (SWT) asks us to know Him, to love, and to enforce His Law for our own benefit and own good. The Holy Quran gives descriptions of Allah in many places.

The Holy Quran says:
Allah! there is no God but He the Living, the Self-Subsisting, Eternal. No Slumber can seize Him nor sleep. His are all things in heavens and on earth. Who is there can intercede in His presence except as He permits?He knows what (appears to his creatures as) before or after or behind them. Nor shall they compass aught of his knowledge except as he permits. His throne does extend over the heavens and the earth, and he feels no fatigue in guarding and preserving them for He is Most High, the Supreme (in glory).
Surah Al-Baqarah, 2:255


Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Twenty Seven Days of Ramadan

Alhamdullillah! I'm a Muslim believing the faith of Islam, "Allah (SWT) creates us to worship Him, and to follow and believe all His Messenger from Adam to Rasul Allah (PBUTA). 

Allah says:
"I created the Jinn and Human kind only that they might worship me"

Allah did create you from dust; then from a sperm-drop; and no female conceives, or lay down (her loads), but with His knowledge. Nor is a man long-lived granted length of days, nor is a part cut off from his life, but is in a Decree (ordinance). All this is easy to Allah.
Surah Fatir, 35:11

O men! Call to mind the grace of Allah unto you! Is there a Creator, other than Allah, 'to give you sustenance from heaven or earth? There is no God bu He: how then are ye deluded away from the Truth?
Surah Fatir, 35:3

O men! Certainly the promise of Allah is true. Let not then this present life deceive you, nor let the Chief deceiver deceive you about Allah.
Verily evils is an enemy to you: so treat him as an enemy. He only invites his adherents, that they may become companions of the Blazing Fire.
For those who reject Allah, is a terrible Penalty: but for those who believe and work righteous deeds, is Forgiveness, and a magnificent Reward.

Surah Fatir, 35:5-7

O ye men! It is ye that have need of Allah: but Allah is the One Free of all wants. If He so pleased, He could blot you out and bring in a New Creation:
Surah Fatir, 35:15-16

Nor can a bearer of burdens bear another's burden. If one heavily laden should call another to (bear) his load, not the least portion of it can be carried (by the other), even though he be nearly related. Thou canst but admonish such as fear their Lord unseen and establish regular Prayer and whoever purifies himself does so for the benefit of his own soul; and the destination (of all) is to Allah.
Surah Fatir, 35:5-7

Verily We have sent thee in truth, as a bearer of glad tidings. And as a warner: and there never was a people, without a warner having lived among them (in the past).
Surah Fatir, 35:24

But those who reject (Allah) for them will be the Fire of Hell: no term shall be determined for them, so they should die, nor shall its Penalty be lightened for them: thus do We reward every ungrateful one!
Surah Fatir, 35:36

Dear readers, and to all my brothers and sisters, non Muslim, and especially who is dear to my heart, the above message is not from me, it is from Allah (SWT), because of His Mercy to all mankind: He extended this clear message about Him, what our purpose here on earth is only to worship Him, and do good deed, and the reward is the Paradise. Insha Allah! May Allah guide you with right direction of your LIFE. You are always in my prayer, but it is Allah (SWT) guides the person who ask guidance, and bless with His bounty. 

Allah (SWT), He is the Judge, the Equitable, the Subtle, the Aware, the Clement, the magnificent, the Pardoner, the Appreciative, Most High, the Great, the preserver, the Nourisher,  the Reckoner, the Honourable, the Generous. 

Because of His generosity, He gave us freedom of will, and action so that he may remain free to choose whatever attitude in life he likes and considers proper for himself. It is you who decide for your life you want here on earth.

Today! maybe is the Laylatul Qadr, or on Twenty Nine Days of Ramadan, we don't know exactly! only Allah's know best. I'm sharing this to you, and for those who believe, that Laylatul Qadr is any of this day! Allah (SWT) will write the decree what is going to happen from this year till next year. Insha Allah! it is good for us, and for all mankind. Ameen.


Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Twenty Six Days of Ramadan

Alhamdullillah! We are almost there! but, I really feel sad that Ramadan is going to end very soon. May Allah (SWT) accept our Intention, Dua's, and our Prayers in this month of Ramadan. 

I used to read the following Dua's, after every time of my obligatory prayer, I just want to share with you:

"Rabbnaa aatina fid-dunya hasanathan wa fil-aakhirati hasanatan wa qinaa adhaaban naar"

"Oh Allah! Give us the good in this world, and good in the Hereafter, and defend us from the torment on the Hell fire"
Surah AlBaqarah, 2:201

Oh Allah! Separate me from my sins as you have separated from the east and west.
Oh Allah! Cleanse me of my sins as white cloth is cleansed from dirt.
Oh Allah! Wash me of my sin with water, ice and snow.
Oh Allah! I ask of You integrity and soundness in my religion, my life, my family, and my possessions.
Oh Allah! Cover my shame, pacify my fears, guard me from what is in front of me, and behind me, from what is on my right, and on my left, over my head and under my feet.
Oh Allah! Grant health to my body.
Oh Allah! Grant health to my hearing.
Oh Allah! Grant health to my sight.
There is no deity except You!
I have set my face towards the originator of the heaven and the earth sincerely (in Islam) and I am not among the musrikeen. Indeed my prayer, my sacrifice, my living, and my dying are for Allah, the Lord of the world.
No partner has He. Indeed I am Muslim (those who submit to Him).
Oh Allah! You are the King, none has the right to be worshiped but You.You are my Lord, and I am your slave, I have wronged myself, and I have acknowledge my sins, so forgive all my sins for no one forgives sins except You.
Oh Allah! Forgive my sins, and my ignorance and my exceeding the limits (boundaries) of my righteousness in all my deeds and what you know better than I.
Oh Allah! Forgive my mistake, those done intentionally or out of my ignorance or (without or with) seriousness, and I confess that all such mistakes are done by me.
Oh Allah! Forgive my sin of the past, and of the future which I did openly or secretly.


Monday, August 13, 2012

Twenty Five Days of Ramadan

Alhamdullillah! Today, I receive the Holy Quran from my sister in Kuwait, Thank you sister Sarah for your effort in sending the Holy Quran (with translation), I'm happy and honored by your effort, especially in remembering me with your prayer, may Allah grant, and reward you in this life as well in the hereafter, Insha Allah!  Ameen.

I would like to share about the good deed we did here on earth. How Allah (SWT) rewarded to each and everyone, my dear brother and sister you can give any comment or share some of your knowledge in Islam. This is what I recall, while I'm a student in IPC, Kuwait, Alhamdullillah! I'll try to remember, whatever I could share especially to non Muslim. 

Each in everyone of us has two angels who accompany and recorded our deeds. One of them stays on the right side and he records only good deed. The other stays on the left side and he records evil deeds.

The generous one: He records good deeds, and is so named because each good deed is rewarded ten times over or even more. 
" But verily over you (Are appointed angels) to protect you, kind and honorable writing down (your deeds):  they know (and understand) all that you do"
Surah Al-Infitar, 82:10-12

These angels record our deeds, words, and thoughts. Allah says regarding mankind:
Not a word does he utter but there is a sentinel by him, ready (to note it).
Surah Qaf, 50:18

The system of recording of deeds is detailed in the Hadith Qudsi, narrated by' Abdullah Ibn 'Abbas in which the Messenger of Allah (SAW) said, regarding that which he narrates from his Lord.

" Indeed, Allah has defined the good and the evil deeds, and then explained them. So, whoever had the thought to do good deed, but did not do it. Allah writes it for him as a complete good deed, while if actually did it, Allah writes it for him as ten good deeds, or up to seven hundred fold, or even many times more. And, if he had the thought to do an evil deed, but dispelled the thought and did not do it, Allah writes it for him as a complete good deed, while if he entertained the thought and acted on it. Allah writes it as a single evil deed"
Related by Al-Bukhari, and Muslim.

The records of evil deeds: He is simply called the recorded, because each evil deed count as only one act.


Sunday, August 12, 2012

Twenty Four Days of Ramadan

Alhamdullillah! We are almost there, I want to share, about the creation of man, our origin. 
When Allah created Adam. 
He said to the angels: Surely, I am going to create a mortal (Bashar) from dry clay: "When I have fashioned him (in due proportion)' and breathed into him of My spirit, fall ye down in obeisance unto him."
Surah Saad, 38:71-72

It is We Who created you and gave you shape; then We bade the angels bow down; not so Iblis, he refusesd to be those who bow down.
Allah said: "What prevented thee from bowing down When I commanded thee?" 
The Iblis (devil) said: "I am better than he: Thou didst create me from fire and him from clay."
Allah said: "Get thee down from this: it is not for thee to be arrogant, here get out, for thou art of the meanest (of creatures)."
The Iblis (devil) said: "Give me respite till the day they are raise up."
Allah said: "Be thou among those who have respite."
The Iblis said: "Because thou hast thrown me out of the Way, lo! I will lie in wait for them on Thy Straight Way: Then will I assault them from before them and behind them from their right and their left: nor wilt Thou find, in most of them, gratitude (for Thy mercies)."
Allah said: "Get out from this, disgraced and expelled, If any of them follow thee, - Hell will I fill with you all."
O Adam! dwell thou and thy wife in the Garden, and enjoy (its good things) as ye wish: but approach not this tree, or ye run into harm and transgression."
Then began Iblis (devil) to whisper suggestions to them, bringing openly before their minds all their shame that was hidden from them (before): he said "Your Lord only forbade you this tree, lest ye should become angels or such being as live for ever." and the Iblis swore to them both, that he was their sincere adviser.
So by deceit he brought about their fall: when they tasted of the tree, their shame became manifest to them, and they began to sew together the leaves of the Garden over their bodies. 
Allah called unto them: "Did I not forbid you that tree, and tell you that Iblis was an avowed enemy unto you?" 
They said: "Our Lord! we have wronged our own souls: if Thou forgive us not and bestow not upon us thy mercy, we shall certainly be lost."
Allah said: "Get ye down, with enmity between yourselves on earth will be your dwelling-place and your means of livelihood, for a time."  "Therein shall ye live, and therein shall ye die: but from it shall ye be taken out (at last).
Surah A'raaf, 7:11-24

The story above is taken from the Holy Quran, Allah (SWT) reminding Prophet  Mohammad through the revelation of the Holy Quran, that we us human being came from mud, and fashioned in due proportion, and breathed into His spirit. Allah (SWT) give us an honour, when the angel bow down to Adam, not Iblis (devil),  is so jealous to Adam (mankind). He whisper to Adam to disobey Allah order. The tree is a test for both of them, because they both eat the fruit of that tree, they realized they both do wrong, and ask forgiveness from Allah (SWT), because of Allah Mercy; He forgive them both, and send down here on earth to dwell. Allah (SWT) give us knowledge to know what is wrong, and what is right. It is we the responsible for all our deeds done here on earth. During this month of Ramadan, Allah (SWT) give us chance to ask forgiveness, and repent for all our sins. May Allah (SWT) grant us all the forgiveness, and blessing in this life, and in the hereafter. 


Saturday, August 11, 2012

Twenty Three Days of Ramadan

Alahamdullillah! Indeed it is twenty three days of Ramadan. Hoping it is the Laylatul Qadr, although most of the scholar says it is on twenty seven, or twenty nine days of Ramadan. We need to seek the Night of Power, the Night of Power is better than a thousand months. 

There is an indication to this Hadith by Bukhari, when the Prophet of Allah (SAW) states: "Seek it on the twenty-ninth; it may be on the twenty-seveth, or on the twenty-fifth." Imam Ibn Hajr, in his book, "Fathul Bari," in the commentary of the Book of Bukhari, said: "I accept the ruling that the night occurs on the odd on the of the last ten days of Ramadan, namely the twenty-first, twenty-third, twenty-fifth, twenty-seventh and or twenty-ninth."

The Prophet of Allah (SAW) said: "He who spends the night in prayer on the Night of Power, as a sign of his faith, and seeking rewards from Allah, his previous sins will be forgiven."
Al-Bukhari, Muslim

"And what will explain to thee what the night of Power is? The night of Power is better than a thousand months."
Surah, Qadr, 97:2-3

Therein come down the angels and the Spirit by Allah permission, on every errand:
Peace... This until the rise of Morn!
Surah, Qadr, 97:4-5


Friday, August 10, 2012

Twenty Two Days of Ramadan

Alhamdullillah! I'm waiting for the last ten days, to witness the Laylatul Qadr, Insha Allah, Allah (SWT) accept my intention, Dua's and my prayer. You are always in my prayer, whatever you lost, you will get it back, with Allah blessing! just be patience, and pray to Him especially in this last ten days of Ramadan, Insha Allah! Ameen.

According from Al-Bukari, and Muslim recorded from Aishah (RA) that during the last ten days of Ramadan, the Prophet of Allah would wake his wives up during the night and then remain apart from them (that is being busy in acts of worship). A version in Muslim states. "He would strive (to do acts of worship) during the last ten days of  Ramadan more than he would at any other time." 
At-Tirmidhi recorded also from Ali.

"Whoever prays during the night of Al-Qadr with faith and hoping for its reward will have all of his previous sins forgiven."

"We sent it down during the a blessed night; We forever wish to warn (against evil) In that (night) is made distinct evry affair of wisdom."
Surah, Al-Dukhaan, 44:3-4


Thursday, August 9, 2012

Twenty One Days of Ramadan

Alhamdullillah! For the beautiful days we have today, it is hot weather but we are thankful for that.
Oh Allah! Make the beginning of this day good, the middle prosperous, and the end successful. Oh Allah! You alone can change the weather from hot to cool, please do it for us, make easy for us the day until another day to come. I ask You to grant me the good of this world, and of the hereafter. Oh Most Merciful of all who show us Mercy!

Oh Allah! You are my Lord! None has the right to be worship but You. The Opener, The All Knowing, The Restrainer, The Enlarger, The Abaser, The Exalter, The Honourer, The Humiliator, The All Hearing, The All Seeing, The Creator. You created me and am Your slave, and I am faithful to my covenant and my promise (to You) as much as I can. I seek refuge with You from all the evil I have done. I acknowledge before You all the blessings You have bestowed upon me, and I confess to you all my sins. So I entreat You to forgive my sins, for nobody can forgive sins except You. Ameen.

"Guard strictly your (habit of) prayers, especially the middle (Asr) prayer. And stand before Allah with obedience"
Surah Al Baqarah, 2:238

" A great month a blessed month containing a night which is better than a thousand months has approached you people. Allah (SWT) has appointed the observance of fasting during it as an obligatory duty, and of the passing of (a part of) its nights in prayer as voluntary practice. If someone draws near to Allah during it with some good act, he will be (in reward) like one who fulfills an obligatory duty in another month. And he who fulfills an obligatory duty in it will be like one who fulfills seventy obligatory duties in another month. It is the month of endurance and the reward of endurance is paradise... It is a month whose beginning is mercy, whose middle is forgiveness and whose end is freedom from hell...
Hadith Al Bukhari 


Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Twenty Days of Ramadan

Alhamdullillah! All praise and Glory to You Oh Lord, The Lord of all mankind, The Most Gracious, Most Merciful, The King, The Holy ONE, The Source of Peace, The Faithful, The Watchful Protector, The Mighty, The Compiler, The Majestic, The Creator, The Maker out of Naught, The Fashioner, The forgiver, The Dominant, The Bestower, and The Provider of all mankind.

Oh Allah! Make the beginning of this day good, the middle prosperous, and the end successful. We ask you to forgive all my sins, We have done here on this earth, and grant us the good of this world, and in the hereafter. O Most Merciful of all who show us Mercy!

"It is Allah who is my Lord! and your Lord; then worship Him.  This is the Way that is straight."
Surah Al-i-Imran, 3:51

"Our Lord! we believe in what Thou has revealed, and we follow the Apostle; then write us down among those who bear witness."
Surah, Al-i-Imran, 3:53

"As to those who reject Faith, I will punish them with terrible agony in this world and in the Hereafter nor will  they have anyone to help." 
"As to those who believe and work righteousness, Allah will pay them (in full) their reward; but Allah love not those who do wrong."
"This is what We rehearse unto thee of the Signs and the Message of Wisdom."  
Surah Al-i-Imran, 3:56-58

The truth (comes) from Allah alone; so be not of those who doubt.
Surah, Al-i-Imran, 3:60

If anyone disputes in this matter with thee, now after (full) knowledge hath come to thee, say: "Come! let us gather together,- our sons and your sons, our women and your women, ourselves and yourselves: then let us earnestly pray, and invoke the curse of Allah on those who lie!"
This is the true account: There is no God except Allah; and Allah - He is indeed the Exalted in Power, The Wise.
Surah, Al-i-Imran, 3:61-62


Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Nineteen Days of Ramadan

Alhamdullillah! Although it is extreme hot in our area, we are grateful to Allah (SWT), for the blessing we have, the food to eat, and the Life we have.  It is His Mercy can change our destiny, what we want in this LIFE, Allah (SWT) knows already, what we desire, but we need to ask, and pray sincerely for the forgiveness of our sins, may Allah (SWT) accept our intention and Dua's for this month of Ramadan. Ameen. 

Thy Lord does create and choose as He pleases: no choice have they (in the matter): Glory to Allah! and far is He above the partners they ascribe (to Him)!
And thy Lord knows all that their hearts conceal and all that they reveal.
And He is Allah: there is no God but He. To Him be praise, at the first and at the last.
Surah Al-Qasas, 28:68-70

Allah is the Creator of all things, and He is the Guardian and Disposer of all affairs.
To Him belong the keys of the heavens and the earth: and those who reject the Signs of Allah it is they who will be in loss.
Surah Al Zumar, 39:62-63

Whatever is in the heavens and on earth, doth declare the Praises and Glory of Allah: to Him belongs Dominion, and to Him belongs Praise: and He has power over all things.
It is He Who has created you; and of you are some that are unbelievers, and some that are Believers: and Allah sees well all that ye do.
He has created the heavens and the earth in just proportions, and has given you shape, and made your shapes beautiful: and to Him is the final Goal.
He knows what is in the heavens and on earth; and He knows what ye conceal and what ye reveal: yea, Allah knows well the (secrets) of (all) hearts.
Surah Al-Taghabun, 64:1-4 

Dear brother and sister in Islam, and to all non Muslim, The message from the Holy Quran is not my word, it is from Allah the Almighty ONE GOD, open your heart and understand what is the message from GOD to you. 
Before I embrace Islam, I know it is already the true religion that I am searching, answering all my doubts with my previous religion, but because of my pride, and the religion of my parents, it is hard for me to accept, until Allah (SWT) testing my faith, I almost loss my LIFE, It is a night mare that I could not imagine, It is a long Journey toward Islam, but at the end I surrender to ALLAH (SWT) Takbir! Allah Oh Akbar!!! Takbir! Allah Oh Akbar!!! Takbir!  Allah Oh Akbar!!!  ALLAH IS GREAT!!! Alhamdullillah! 

Verily all the praises are due to Allah, we seek His help, we seek His forgiveness, and we seek refuge in Him from the evils of ourselves and the mistakes of our deeds. And he whom Allah guides no one can mislead and whom Allah misleads no one can guide I bear witness that there is NO GOD but ALLAH Alone with no partners and Prophet Mohammad is His slave and messenger.


Eighteen Days of Ramadan

Alhamdullillah! Yesterday is the eighteen days of Ramadan, I'm not able to post anything, because my mind is busy doing something else, may Allah accept all my Dua's, and Prayer.
We pray to Almighty Allah to bless those who are suffering, and affecting for any calamities happened here in this LIFE may Almighty Allah help them to make easy their trials, and whatever we ask to Allah (SWT) grant us in this LIFE. Ameen.

Abu Hurairah reported that the Prophet (SAW) said:
"The blessed month has come to you, Allah (SWT) has made fasting during it obligatory upon you"
During it, the gate to paradise are opened and the gates to hell-fire are locked, and the devils are chained.

"There is a night (during this month) which is better than a thousand months, whoever is deprived of its good is really deprived (of something great)" 

My Dear brother and sister in Islam, Assalam Walaikum!
This month of Ramadan is the month of Allah (SWT).
We need to be sure we are doing everything for the sake of Allah (SWT)
Seeking reward, blessing, and forgiveness. May Allah grant us to everlasting LIFE.
This is the time to contemplate to ALLAH (SWT) with this last ten days of Ramadan.
Try to open your heart, and understand the message from Allah (SWT), this is the time Allah will wrote the decree what is going to happened till the Day of Judgement.   
Everything happen is already written our destiny.
For us to ask what we want, what we need in this dunya (world), Allah (SWT) Mercy will grant and change what is written. Alhamdullillah be Rubbel Alamin.....

Knowest thou not that Allah knows all that is in heaven and on earth?
Indeed it is all in a record, and that is easy for Allah.
Surah Al-Hajj, 22:70

Whatever good, (O man!) happens to thee, is from Allah;
But whatever evil happens to thee, is from thy (own) soul.
And We have sent thee as a Messenger to (instruct) mankind.
And enough is Allah for a witness.
Surah Al-Nisa, 4:79


Sunday, August 5, 2012

Seventeen Days of Ramadan

Alhamdulillah! Three or Four more days to wait, then Laylatul Qadr will be either the last odd ten days of Ramadan. For me Laylatul Qadr is the best or thousand months much better in asking Allah forgiveness, blessing, and guidance.

Lailatul-Qadr is a blessed night, during this night Allah (SWT) appoint, assign or decree an order. Thus, in the "Night of Power" Allah (SWT) proclaims to the angels His commands and orders in regard to the affair of the universe. Allah (SWT) has decreed or preordained or, in other words, has full knowledge of all that the human being will do with his free will. A man's decision to act freely in good conscience or bad conscience is all known to Allah (SWT), past, present, and our future.

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Saturday, August 4, 2012

Sixteen Days of Ramadan

Alhamdullillah! I recovered from my heart pain (from yesterday), I don't know to whom should I blame the society doesn't accept my identity (physical appearance) or the evil who whisper to the mankind. 
O Allah! forgive them, they don't know what they are doing, I'm hurt! but to YOU I ask for help, blessing and protection! because, I know You are the ONLY ONE the best can protect, and remove the pain that we are having in this LIFE.

This Surah Ayah al Kursi below means "Verse of the Throne". I used to read this surah from my heart, especially if I'm in distress, I feel comfort after reading this surah:

Ayah Al-Kursi
'Allaahu laaa 'ilaaha 'illaa Huu.  'Al-Hayyul-Qayyuum. Laa ta-khuzuhuu sinatunw-wa laa nawn. Lahuu maa fissamaawaati wa maa fil'arz. Man-zallazii yashfa-'u 'indahuuu 'illaa bi-iznih? Ya'lamu maa bayna 'aydiihim wa maa khalfahum. Wa laa yuhiituuna bi-shay-im-min 'ilmihii 'illaa bimaa shaaa'. Wa si-'a Kursiyyu-hus-Samaawaati wal-arz; wa laa ya-'uuduhuu hifzu - humaa wa Huwal 'Aliyyul- 'Aziim.

Verse of the Throne (Translation) 
Allah! There is no god but He-the Living, the Self-subsisting, Eternal no slumber can seize Him nor sleep. 
His are all things in the heavens and on earth. Who is there that can intercede in His presence except as He permitteth? He knoweth what (appeareth to His creatures as) Before or After or Behind them. Nor shall they compass aught of His knowledge except as He willeth. His throne doth extend over the heavens and the earth, and He feeleth no fatigue in guarding and preserving them for He is the Most High, The Supreme (in glory). 


Thursday, August 2, 2012

Fourteen Days of Ramadan

Alhamdullillah! For another DAY we have, and beautiful LIFE we have, Oh ALLAH! I pray to you for those who are suffering of any sickness heal them, bless them with your Mercy, Grant them for what they are asking from You, as You are the Healer, and the Provider of everything, Guide them to the right Path as You guided me, Most gracious , and Most Merciful, King of the Universe, and Lord of Splendid Glory and Majesty.

Mention 3 persons who may break the fast and make up the missed days of fasting at a later time.
It is allowed for those who are (not chronically) ill and for travelers to break their fast during Ramadan, but they must make up the days they missed. Allah (SWT) says: in the Holy Quran, "And for him who is sick among you or on a journey, (the same) number of other days."
Mu'adh said: "Verily, Allah made the fast obligatory upon the Prophet (SAW): "O you who believe, fasting is prescribed for you, as it was prescribed for those before you...until the words, And for those who can fast (but do not) there is a ransom payment...A concession was made for the sick and travelers, and the feeding of the poor by the elderly who loved not fast was (left) confirmed."

A sick person may break his fast which, if continued, would only aggravate the illness or delay its cure. 

"And do not kill yourselves, Lo! Allah is ever Merciful to you and "He has not laid upon you in your religion any hardship."

Hamzah Al-Aslami said: "O Prophet of Allah, I find within me the strength to fast while travelling. Would there by any blame upon me if I were to do so? The Prophet (SAW), replied; "It is concession from Allah whoever likes to fast, there is no blame upon him."
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Abu Sa'id Al-Khudri reported: " We traveled with the Prophet of Allah to Makkah while we were fasting, we stopped at a place and close to our enemies. You will be stronger if you break the fast. That was a concession and some of us fasted and some of us broke the fast. Then we came to another place and the Prophet (SAW) said: In the morning you will will face your enemy. Breaking the fast will give you more strength! So we broke our fasts taking that as the best course of action. After that, you could see some of us fasting with the Prophet (SAW) while traveling.  

In another report, Abu Sa'id Al-Khudri said: "We fought under the leadership of the Prophet of Allah during Ramadan. Some of us fasted and some of us did not. The ones who fasted did not find any faults with those who did not fast, and those who did not fast found no fault with those who fasted. They knew that if one had the strength to fast he could do so and it was good.


Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Thirteen Days of Ramadan

Alhamdullillah! Indeed, we are almost half month of Ramadan, I just finish my Asr prayer, while I'm in my Dua (supplication to Allah SWT) I keep remembering my previous deed, and ask forgiveness from Allah (SWT), because I know I'm a human being, not a perfect one, I  easily forgot, and what I did, or say something that to hurt others feeling. May Allah forgive me, and accept my Dua, and I pray  to Almighty Allah to bless those in needs, and guide them to the right path. Ameen.

Part Tree Sermon
Continuation from yesterday sermon of Prophet (SAW):
O people! anyone who during this month cultivates good manners, will walk over the sirat (bridge to Paradise) on the day when feet will tend to slip. For anyone who during this month eases the workload of his servants, Allah (SWT) will make easy his accounting, and for anyone who doesn't hurt others during this month, Allah (SWT) will safeguard him from His Wrath on the Day of Judgement. Anyone who respects  and treats an orphan with kindness during this month, Allah shall look at him with kindness on that Day. Anyone who treats his kinsmen well during this month, Allah will bestow His Mercy on him on that Day, while anyone who mistreats his kinsmen during this month, Allah will keep away from His Mercy. Whomever offers the recommended prayer during this month, Allah will save him from Hell, and whoever observes his obligations during this month, his reward will be seventy times the reward during other months: Whoever repeatedly invokes Allah's blessings on me, Allah will keep his scale of good deeds heavy, while the scales of others will be tending to lightness. Whoever recites during this month an ayat (verse) of the Holy Quran, will get the reward of reciting the whole Quran in the other months.

O people! the gates of Paradise remain open during this month. Pray to your Lord, that they may not be closed for you. While the gates of Hell are closed, pray to your Lord that they never open for you Satan (evil) has been chained, invoke your Lord not to let him dominate you.
Ali Ibn Talib (RA) said: I asked; "O Messenger of Allah, what are the best deeds during this month?" 
He replied: O Abu-Hassan, the best deeds during this month is to keep away from what Allah (SWT) forbidden unto you.

My dear brother and sister in Islam, and also for non Muslim brother and sister! This is the time for us to reflect, to be thankful to Allah (SWT), we don not know what is tomorrow, ask forgiveness and guidance to ONE TRUE GOD, He is the ONLY ONE can guide us and forgive us all our sins in this Dunya (world). May Allah grant us all the blessing in this LIFE as well in the Hereafter. Insha Allah....Ameen...