Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Sunday, June 17, 2012

Surah Al Kahf: The protection from Dajjal

Last night, I listened to this khutbah...very good indeed till the end. The answer for the protection from the fitnah dajjal. Suhanallah! Holy prophet Muhammad (pbuh) said, learning the first 10th and last 10th verses of the Surah Al-Kahf will protect us for the Dajjal. May Allah save us... There are four trials upon the emergence of the Dajjal, the false Messiah or the antichrist.

  1. Trial of faith
  2. Trial of wealth and children
  3. Trial of seeking the ilm
  4. Trial of power and leadership

Ya..Allah. Make me strong. The world is so cruel out there.  I don't wanna fall into the follower of the Dajjal. Hence, please guide me to the righteous path of Yours, increase my imaan and taqwa. Ameen.  

I copy a brief description of the Dajjal from


Who is the evil Dajjal (the "anti-Christ")?

by Mohammed Ali Ibn Zubair Ali

Note: Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wassallam) has exhorted the regular recital of Suratul Kahf which will most certainly save one from the Evils of Dajjal.

Hadhrat Imraan bin Husain (R.A.) relates that, "I heard Rasulullah (Salallahu Alayhi Wasallam) saying: "Since the birth of Adam (A.S.) till the advent of Qiyamah there is no fitnah (evil, test) much greater that of Dajjal."

Hadhrat Huzaifah (R.A.) says, Dajjal will be blind in his left eye. He will have very thick hair on his body and he will also have his own type of Jannat (Heaven) and Jahannam (Hell) with him: Although his Jannat will appear as Jannat, in reality it will be Jahannam and likewise though his Jahannam will appear to be Jahannam, in reality it will be Jannat. (Hadith: Muslim)

Imraan bin Husain (R.A.) says Rasulullah (Salallahu Alayhi Wasallam) said: "Those who hear about Dajjal should stay far from him. By Allah! A person will approach him thinking him to be a Believer, but on seeing his amazing feats he will become his follower."

Ubadah bin Saamit (R.A.) once said, "I have explained Dajjal to you but I fear that you might not have understood. Maseeh Dajjal will be short, and his legs will be crooked. The hair on his head will be extremely twisted. He will have one eye (with which he can see, and this is the protruding eye about which other ahadeeth inform us) while his other eye will be totally flat. It will neither be deep (in its socket) nor protruding.

If you still have any doubt regarding him then remember that your Sustainer (Rabb) is not one-eyed. (Because Dajjal will eventually claim to be Allah). In a lengthy Hadith narrated by Abu Saeed (R.A.), Rasulullah (Salallahu Alayhi Wasallam) is reported to have said: "Dajjal will come but it will be prohibited and impossible for him to enter Madina. He will set up camp in a barren land outside Madina. One person who will be the best of persons will confront him by saying: "I bear witness that you are the very Dajjal about whom Rasulullah (Salallahu Alayhi Wasallam) has informed us."

Dajjal will say to his followers, "If I kill this person and then revive him, you people will still doubt me?"
They will reply, "No."

He will then kill this person, (according to another narration he will split this person in two) and thereafter revive him. This person will say, "I am totally convinced more than ever before that you definitely are Dajjal."

Dajjal will attempt to kill this person again but his efforts will now be in vain.
(According to a hadith, after this incident, Dajjal will not be able to harm anyone.)

Hadhrat Anas (R.A.) says that Rasulullah (Salallahu Alayhi Wasallam) said: "Dajjal will come and finally reach the outskirts of Madina. There will be three tremors. At that time, all the disbelievers and hypocrites will flee (from Madina). In this way Madina Munawwarah will be purified of all the evil hypocrites.

Hadhrat Asma bint Yazeed (R.A.) narrates that Rasulullah (Salallahu Alayhi Wasallam) once came to my house and there he spoke about Dajjal. He said that before the emergence of Dajjal there will be three spells of drought. In one year the skies will withold one third of its rains, causing the earth to withhold one third of its produce. In the second year the skies will withhold two thirds of its rains, causing the earth to withhold two thirds of its produce. In the third year, the skies will withhold all its water and there will be no crops that year. All animals, be they hooved or toothed, will die as a result. The greatest evil of Dajjal will be to approach anyone and ask him: "If I bring your camel back to life, will you then believe that I am your Rabb?"
This person will reply, "Most certainly."
Thereafter Shaytaan (from the many Shayateen who will always accompany Dajjal) will appear before this person in the form of his camel with a fat hump and fully laden udders.
Likewise Dajjal will appear before another person whose father and brother have long passed away and ask him, "If I bring your father and brother back to life will you believe that I am your Rabb?"
This person will reply, "Why not?"
Shaytaan will once again take on the appearance of his brother and father... 

Hadhrat Mughira ibn Shu'ba (R.A.) says that, "No one asked Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wassallam) about Dajjal as much as myself. Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wassallam) said to me, "How can he possibly harm you?"
I said: "People are saying that he will have with him a mountain of bread (provisions) and a river of water."
Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wassallam) said: "In the sight of Allah he is much more disgraced than that. (i.e. Allah knows full well that in reality Dajjal has nothing with him, and all that which appears to be with him is but deception). (Bukhari and Muslim).

Other Ahadeeth regarding Dajjal inform us that:

                He will emerge between Shaam and Iraq, and his emergence will
become known when he is in Isfahaan at a place called Yahudea.
                The Yahudis (Jews) of Isfahaan will be his main followers.
                Apart from having mainly Yahudi followers, he will have a great number of women followers as well.
                He will have with him fire and water, but in reality the fire will be cold water while that what appears to be cold water will in reality be a blazing fire.
                Those who obey him will enter "his Jannat" while those who disobey him will enter "his Jahannam."
                There will be a thick fingernail-like object in his left eye.
                The letters "Kaa" "Faa" "Raa" will appear on his forehead and will be deciphered by all Mu'mineen regardless of them being literate or not.
                He will have a wheatish complexion.
                He will travel at great speeds and his means of conveyance will be a gigantic mule. It is said that he will play beautiful music which will attract the music lovers.
                Dajjal will lay claim to prophethood.
                He will then lay claim to Divinity.
                He will perform unusual feats.
                He will travel the entire world. He will send down rains upon those who believe in him, which in turn will cause good crops to grow, trees to bear fruit and cattle to grow fat.
                He will cause drought to those who disbelieve in him, resulting in starvation and hardship for them.
                During those trying times the Mu'mineen will satiate their hunger through the recitation of Subhanallah and La'ilaha Ilallahu.
                The hidden treasures will spill forth at his command. He will stay on this Earth for a period of forty days; the length of the first day will be one year, the second day will be equal to one month, the third day will be equal to a week and the remaining days will be normal.
                He will be unable to enter Makkah because the Malaikah will be guarding the Holy City and nor will he be able to enter Madina because there will be Malaikah guarding each of the seven entrances to Madina; From Madina he will proceed towards Shaam where Imaam Mahdi will be stationed.
                Finally Isa (A.S.) will descend from the heavens and pursue him and eventually kill him at present day Lydda (Baad Lud).

from: "Signs of Qiyamah" 
by Mohammed Ali Ibn Zubair Ali

Friday, June 15, 2012

The Words

In the name of ALlah, the Merciful, the Compassionate

Praise all be to Allah Subhanahua Ta'ala. We praise Him and seek guidance, help and forgiveness. We seek refuge in Allah from our souls' evils and our wrong doings. And may peace and blessing be upon our beloved messenger Prophet Muhammad, upon his family and companions.

Someone suggest me an article 'The words'. is a great article. May Allah guide us to His path. Ameen. Anyway, it is a long article, and I have picked the points. You may go here for further reading.  

The Words
by: Bediuzzaman Said Nursi

The First Word

[The Queen] said: "Ye chiefs! Here is - delivered to me - a letter worthy of respect. It is from Solomon, and is [as follows]: In the Name of God, the Merciful, the Compassionate." 
Qur'an, 27:19-30

Bismillah "In the name of Allah", we must say before any action. Allah has given so much bounties in this world thus should we return His bounties and goods by 
1. Remembrance: Begin any action with Bismillah "In the name of Allah"
2. Thanking: When finishing something with Alhamdulillah "All praise be to Allah"
3. Reflection: Aware of God's bounties and mercy, and think about the miracle of His creation.

The Second Word

Those who believe in the Unseen

 Great happiness and bounty, great pleasure and ease are to be found in belief in God.

The Third Word

O you people, worship !
Qur'an, 2:21

The happiness in this world lies in worshiping and being a soldier for Almighty God. Thank Him that we are muslim. Great loss and ruin lie in vice and dissipation.

The Fourth Word

The prescribed prayers are the pillar of religion.

With the right intention, the spirit, the heart and the mind find great ease in prayer. All of the other acts of someone who performs the prescribed prayers become like worship. It is like a ticket to paradise.

The Fifth Word

Indeed, God is with those who fear Him and those who do good.
Quran 16:128

Our world is turbulent, full of test, human society. Those devoted Muslim who knows the obligations of his religion and performs them, struggle with Satans and his own soul in order to give up serious wrongdoings and not to commit sin will be granted paradise.  Whilst the hell is for degenerated wrongdoer who is so immerse in the struggle for livelihood that he casts aspersion to Allah, the True Provider, abandon his religious obligations, and commits sins that come his way. 

Our duty is to give life and sustain it, worship and beseech Allah, the Giver and the Sustainer of life. It is to trust in Him and rely on Him. Life in this world is temporary, it is a great loss if we aim for this world. The ultimate is the hereafter, thus make this life means of it and its tillage and strive in accordance to it, be the servant of Almighty God, His honoured and respected guest.

The Sixth Word

Verily God has purchased from the believers their persons and their property thatParadise might be theirs.
Qur'an 9:111

The exalter reward for all the worship and glorification of God performed by believers and the instrument will be given at a time of the greatest need, in the form of fruits of Paradise. 

The Seventh Word

Believe in God and the Last Day

Solve both the enigmatical riddle of creation and open the door of happiness for the human spirit, and what beneficial and curative medicines are reliance on your Creator and taking refuge in Him through patience and entreaty, and supplicating your Provider through thanks, and what important, precious, shining tickets for the journey to eternity. Provisions for the hereafter and lights for the grave  are listening to the Qur'an, obeying its commands, performing the prescribed prayers, and giving up serious sins.

The Eighth Word

God, there is no god but He, the Ever-Living, the Self-Subsistent.Verily, the religion before God is Islam 2.
 1.        Qur'an,3:2;  2:255.

2.         Qur'an, 3:19.

Whoever makes this fleeting life his purpose and aim is in fact in Hell even if apparently in Paradise. And whoever is turned in all seriousness towards eternal life receives the happiness of both worlds. However difficult and distressing this world is for him, since he sees it as the waiting-room for Paradise, he endures it and offers thanks in patience...

O God! Appoint us among the people of happiness, safety, the Qur'an, and belief. Amen. O God! Grant peace and blessings to our Master Muhammad, and to his Family and Companions, to the number of all the letters of the Qur'an formed in all its words, represented with the permission of the Most Merciful One in the mirrors of the air waves on the recital of each of those words by all the Qur'an's reciters from its first revelation to the end of time, and have mercy on us and on our parents, and have mercy on all believing men and women to the number of those words, through Your mercy, O Most Merciful of the Merciful. Amen. And all praise be to God, the Sustainer of All the Worlds. 

To be continued.....

Arabic Class for Beginners

I took Arabic class for beginners! Suhanallah...I am in love with this language. I thought I would want to learn because this is the language of Quran, but it is more than you can imaging! It is a very rich language. I spent 4 months, once a week, learning the bottom part since February this year, even though it is fundamental but it is important. This course is offered in Melbourne Medina, in the heart of Melbourne city. 

I have always loved meeting people with beautiful heart, so mesmerising. Mashallah, I met many wonderful sisters..Sister Hanada, she has been a very great teacher, my fellow classmate sister Widya, a Singaporean working as a nurse, sister Maria, an Italian convert, also a nurse, sister Ditta, an Indonesian medical student, sister Jabeen, an Indian engineering student, Somalian sisters, Sara and Muneera, and few more Somalian and Sudanese sisters that I don't remember their names. May Allah bless them. 

Subhanallah...this has been great opportunity for me and alhamdulillah I scored the highest in the test :). That motivates me more. Sadly, I decided to defer due to this thesis stuff. Inshallah...I will continue in the future. Inshallah in Malaysia.