Saturday, April 30, 2011
Just watch how these 3 ladies response.
Below are concerning the mandatory of Hijab that Allah & His Rasul commanded.
Hijab (حجاب) is the Arabic term for "cover" (noun), based on the root حجب meaning "to veil, to cover (verb), to screen, to shelter".
In some Arabic-speaking countries & Western countries, the word hijab primarily refers to women's head and body covering, but in Islamic scholarship, hijab is given the wider meaning of modesty, privacy, and morality. The word used in the Qur'an for a HEADSCARF or VEIL is khimār (خمار).
The Qur'an instructs Muslims to dress in a modest fashion.
Surah an-Nur ayah 31 states:
"And say to the believing women that they cast down their looks & GUARD their PRIVATE PARTS & do NOT DISPLAY their ORNAMENTS except what appears thereof, & let them WEAR their HEAD-COVERINGS (khimars) OVER their BOSOMS (jaybs), & NOT DISPLAY their ornaments EXCEPT to their husbands or their fathers, or the fathers of their husbands, or their sons, or the sons of their husbands, or their brothers, or their brothers' sons, or their sisters' sons, or their women, or those whom their right hands possess, or the male servants not having need (of women), or the children who have not attained knowledge of what is hidden of women; & let them not strike their feet so that what they hide of their ornaments may be known; & turn to Allah all of you, O believers! so that you may be successful.(Qur'an 24:31)
In the following verse, Muslim women are asked to DRAW their jalābib (when they go out), as a measure to DISTINGUISH themselves FROM OTHER, so that they are NOT HARASSED.
"Those who harass believing men & believing women unjustifiably shall bear the guilt of slander & a grievous sin. O Prophet! Enjoin your wives, your daughters, & the wives of true believers to DRAW their JILBAB OVER them [when they go out]. That is MORE PROPER, so that they may be DISTINGUISHED & NOT be HARASSED. God is ever forgiving & merciful. If the hypocrites & those who have the ailment [of jealousy] in their hearts & the scandal mongers of Madinah do not desist, We will rouse you against them, & their days in that city will be numbered. Cursed be they; wherever found, they would be seized & put to death. (Qur'an 33:58-61)
The hadith (Arabic plural ahādīth) are traditions concerning the practices of the early Muslim community.
The Arabic word jilbab is translated as "cloak" in the following passage.
Aisha reported that Muhammad's wives went out at nighttime to open fields in the outskirts of Medina to relieve themselves. Umar bin Khattab said 'Muhammad, ask your ladies to observe veil,'
Narrated Aisha, Ummul Mu'minin: The Prophet said: Allah does NOT ACCEPT the PRAYER of a WOMAN who has REACHED PUBERTY UNLESS she WEARS a VEIL. (Sunnan Abu Dawud 2:641)
Narrated Aisha, Ummul Mu'minin: Asma bint Abu Bakr, entered upon the Apostle of Allah wearing thin clothes. The Apostle of Allah turned his attention from her. He said: O Asma', WHEN a WOMAN REACHES the AGE of MENSTRUATION, it does NOT suit her that she DISPLAYS her parts of body EXCEPT this & this, & he pointed to her FACE & HANDS. (Sunnan Abu Dawud 32:4092)
Narrated Umm Salama Hind bint Abi Umayya, Ummul Mu'minin: WHEN the VERSE: "That they should cast their outer garments over their persons" was REVEALED, the women of Ansar CAME OUT as if they had crows OVER their HEADS by WEARING outer GARMENTS. (Sunnan Abu Dawud 32:4090)
Narrated Safiya bint Shaiba: 'Aisha used to say: "WHEN (the VERSE): "They should draw their veils over their necks & bosoms," was REVEALED, (the ladies) cut their waist sheets at the edges & COVERED their FACES with the cut pieces." (Sahih Bukhari 6:60:282, Sunnan Abu Dawud 32:4091)
Narrated Anas ibn Malik: I know (about) the Hijab (the order of veiling of women) more than anybody else. Ubay ibn Ka'b used to ask me about it. Allah's Apostle became the bridegroom of Zaynab bint Jahsh whom he married at Medina. After the sun had risen high in the sky, the Prophet invited the people to a meal. Allah's Apostle remained sitting & some people remained sitting with him after the other guests had left. Then Allah's Apostle got up & went away, & I too, followed him till he reached the door of 'Aisha's room. Then he thought that the people must have left the place by then, so he returned & I also returned with him. Behold, the people were still sitting at their places. So he went back again for the second time, & I went along with him too. When we reached the door of 'Aisha's room, he returned & I also returned with him to see that the people had left. Thereupon the Prophet hung a curtain between me & him & the Verse regarding the order for (veiling of women) Hijab was REVEALED. (Bukhari 7:65:375, Sahih Muslim 8:3334)
Thursday, April 28, 2011
Long, long time ago,
Still fresh in my mind,
When you and I,
Hand in hand,
Heart to heart,
Striving in the same path,
Hoping for firm, vital target ...
I could still remember,
Ups and downs along the path,
Making us stronger,
Molding us firmer,
Although sometimes hardness occurs ...
Have you ever wondered,
Why are we met?
Why are we together?
Under on roof,
Under on exposure,
Although we are not born together ...
But after some time,
Someone has to go,
Facing a different world,
As a sahabat, I hope you'll be strong,
For every rocks that smash through,
During your lifetime abroad ...
Boleh jadi Allah mengabulkan harapan kita dengan tidak memberi apa yang kita inginkan kerana Dia mahu tahu bahaya yang akan menimpa dibalik keinginan kita.
Berprasangka baik terhadap Allah adalah akhlak tertinggi yang dimiliki oleh seorang Muslim. Sungguh kasih sayang Allah Maha Luas dan tiada terhingga banding kasih sayang manusia. Sungguh pengetahuan Allah Maha Luas dibandingkan dengan pengetahuan manusia. Oleh itu, sangat naïf jika kita berprasangka bahawa Allah tidak sayang kepada kita kerana tidak mengabulkan doa kita.
Siapa yang mencipta kita? Saudaraku, pastilah kita tidak akan menyangkal bahawa Allah yang mencipta kita semua. Jadi, bagaimana mungkin Sang Pencipta tidak tahu apa yang diinginkan oleh makhluk ciptaan-Nya? Bahkan bukan hanya tahu apa keinginan kita , malah Allah lebih tahu apakah keinginan kita itu baik atau buruk bagi diri kita sendiri.
Sesungguhnya sebuah permintaan dalam doa yang tidak dimakbulkan adalah sebahagian dari rencana Allah untuk kita.
Namun, bagi manusia yang sedar diri,tentulah akan berprasangka bahawa permintaan itu mungkin buruk baginya. Jangan cuba menduga-duga bahawa Allah tidak sayang atau telah lupa pada kita. Nauzubillah min dzalik.
Cuba kita renungkan, banyak sekali hal yang kita tidak minta, tetapi Allah berikan. Kita tidak minta kesihatan, tetapi Allah berikan kesihatan setiap hari. Kita tidak minta dicukupkan makan, tetapi Allah memudahkan kita mendapatkannya malah Allah tidak pernah tidak memberinya.
Subhanallah, kita sering mengingat-ingat akan satu keinginan yang belum terkabul, tetapi melupakan nikmat lain yang terlalu banyak Allah berikan tanpa kita sedari. Sungguh Allah tidak pernah merasa lelah memberi nikmat kepada kita meskipun kita melupakannya.
Namun, Allah telah mengingati bahawa Dia adalah persangkaan hamba-Nya kepada-Nya.
ooo Renungan ooo
“Barang siapa yang bertaqwa kepada Allah, nescaya dia akan mengadakan baginya jalan keluar, dan memberinya rezeki dari arah yang tiada disangka-sangka. Dan barang siapa yang bertawakkal kepada Allah, nescaya Allah akan cukupkan (keperluan)nya. Sesungguhnya Allah melaksanakan urusan (yang dikehendaki)Nya. Sesungguhnya Allah telah mengadakan ketentuan bagi setiap sesuatu.” ( At-Thalaq: 2-3)
Oleh kerana itu, takutlah kepada berprasangka buruk kepada Allah. Semakin buruk, semakin jauh Allah dari kita. Istighfar segera, agar Allah tidak mencabut pertolongan –Nya dari kita. Fikirkanlah banyak perkara yang Allah sudah berikan, lupakan satu permintaan yang belum terkabul itu, kerana ALLAH LEBIH TAHU APA YANG KITA PERLUKAN.
DOA SELALU BERBALAS
“ Tiada seorang pun yang berdoa kepada Allah dengan suatu doa, kecuali dikabulkan-Nya, dan dia memperoleh salah satu dari tiga hal, yaitu dipercepatkan terkabulnya di dunia, disimpan untuknya sampai akhirat atau diganti dengan mencegahnya dari musibah yang serupa” (HR At-Thabrani)
In the name of Allah the most gracious and the most merciful. First and for all, let us offer infinitive gratitude’s to Allah for His grace and His permission , until this day, we can still breath in the two greatest ni’mah that is Iman and Islam. May we always be in this ni’mah aware of the goals and purposes why we were created as what recorded in the Holy Quran;
“I have only created Jinns and men, that They may serve Me”.
Allah has explained in the Quran about the role and status of Mu’min in their lives on this earth. His words to the effect:
“Ye are the best of peoples, evolved for mankind,enjoining what is right,forbidding what is wrong, and believing In Allah. If only the people of the Book and Faith, if were best for them: among them are some who have Faith, but Most of them are perverted transgressors.”
(Ali Imran: 110)
Indeed, due to the magnificent virtues Mukmin possesses, they are deserved to be called ‘Khaira Ummah’ (The best Ummah). In the same time,they also strive to preserve themselves by obeying the commandments of Allah the Almighty and never transgressing His bounds.
Thus, on the basis of inviting people to know Allah and His messenger to adhere onto Islam as a perfect way of life. Final words from me,I want to seek your forgiveness for any shortcomings and weaknesses in my writing. May the blessings of Allah be upon us and may Allah accept our every deed.
Ameen Ya RAbbal ‘Alamin.