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In the name of Allah most gracious most merciful.

Eid Al-Adha  (1435h - 2014ac)

 

Written by:       Sk. Abd-Razzag Taher Farith

Translated by: Dr. Faheem Bukhatwa

 

10 Thul-Hejja 1435h

02 October 2014ac

 

 

seek refuge from the evil of our selves and the evil of our bad deeds. Indeed whosoever is guided by Allah is the guided one, and whosever is misguided by Allah is the misguided one. I bear witness that there is no one worthy of worship except Allah alone, who has no partners and I bear witness that Mohammed ppbu is the messenger of Allah peace and blessing on Him.  

 

Allah Akbar, Allah Akbar,  Allah Akbar

In surat Al Nisa, 133

Verily, We have directed, The people of the book, before you, and you ( O’ Muslims). To fear Allah. But if you Deny Him, To Allah belong all things, In the heavens and on earth And Allah is free of all wants, worthy Of all praise.      

 Allah Akbar, Allah Akbar, Allah Akbar

 

O’ Muslim you came together united to celebrate the Eid and congratulate each other in this happy Days. Muslims should thank Allah for this blessed day of Eid.    

 

The main purpose of these happy days to unite the Muslims and to encourage them to love each other and cooperate between them. Without getting together our live will not prosper and our believe will not increase.

 

In Surat Ali Imran 102,

O’ you who believe Fear AllH as He should be feared, and die not except in state of Islam

And hold fast all together by the Rope which Allah stretches out for you and be not divided among yourselves.

 

In Surat Al Anam 153

Verily this is my Way leading Straight follow it : Follow not other paths; They will scatter you about, From His great path; Thus doth He command you that you may be righteous.

 

In Surat Al Maidah 2,

Help you one another in righteousness and piety, But help not one another in sin and rancou; Fear Allah for Allah is strict in Punishment

 

In Surat Al Hujurat 12

The believers are brother to each other

 

The messenger of Allah (    ) said the believers like one body if any part of the body suffer the rest of the body will suffer with fever and sleepiness.

 

The messenger of Allah (    ) warn us from the division and always emphasis about the Muslim unity and to reject the division among the Muslims

 

In another Hadieth of the Messenger of Allah (    ) Do not fight among you this will lead to the filer.

 

In Surat Ali Amran 105

Be not like those who are divided among themselves, And fall into disputations after receiving Clear sign: for them is a dreadful penalty.

 

In another Hadieth of the messenger (     ) said be straight during the prayer and do not be divided as your hearts will be divided.

 

Allah Akbar, Allah Akbar, Allah Akbar

 

O’ Muslims you should be united and reject the division among you all the time and especially in this time, which the Muslims going through difficult time. Muslims looking for success and looking for victory, they should be united and the result come from Allah (     )     

 

Muslims should put their hand with Jamaah            as one hand without separating from each other without rift. United Muslims with give Islam strength and prosperity Insh-Allah.

 

O’ Muslims be aware of the shatan            as always like to wispier in ear of son Adam. The Shatan        is never and will never been worshiped in Arabian peninsula, because Allah want the Islam to be worshiped their. But still the Shatan      will never give up tempting Muslims everywhere to listen to his evil.  The Shatan will enter to with different ways different objectives. Try hard not follow his path, if we follow his path will be loser.

 

If Muslims thing that our success in this life and in next is not to follow the path of the enemies, as all the enemies of Islam are standing and waiting to distort anything about Islam.

 

From the Hadieth of the Prophet Mohamed (     ) said O’ Muslim stand firm with Jamaah and do not divided, the Shatan will be always with one person. If you looking for the Paradise be with Jamaah, narrated by Al Trmithi and correct by the Al Bani.   

 

Allah Akbar, Allah Akbar, Allah Akbar

 

Arab before Islam where different tribes different leaders fighting each other looking for power. Allah (          ) send them the messenger of Allah to unite them to lead them to the success.

 

In Surat Al Anfal 62-63

Allah is strengthened with his aid and with company of the Believer  

And moreover He put affection between their hearts;

Nor if had spent all in the earth have not produced that affection. But Allah had done it; for he is exalted in might, Wise.

 

  Allah Akbar, Allah Akbar, Allah Akbar

 

O’ Slave of Allah do you Ad Haya  and May Allah will accepted and remembered Allah and make Takbirat       for He give us from Hi blessing.

Eat and give Sadaqh from it and visit each other and Shake hand with each other and spread Salams among you.

 

As in Surat Al Hajj 32

And whoever hold tight in honor the Symbols of Allah in sacrifice of animals, such honor should come truly from Piety of Heart.

 

  Allah Akbar, Allah Akbar, Allah Akbar

 

O’ Muslims ladies protect yourself and your house hold from any misconduct. Do not forget Allah blessing on you as Allah will bless the thankful lady and follow the commands of Allah.     

 

 

 

Notes:

  1. Adhan - The call to prayer.

  2. Ahmad (Ahmed)- Another name for the messenger Muhammad (PPBU).

  3. Allah - The Arabic word for "god."  It is often used as a name for God in Islam.

  4. Ansar (or Al-Ansar): The inhabitants of the city of Al-Medina that received and supported the messenger (PPBU) when he immigrated from Mekkah in the very early years of Islam.

  5. Assalam Alaikum - The Islamic greeting, literately means: Peace be with you. Used when approaching or leaving. When used during approaching it will be like saying: I bring no harm to you . and when said during leaving somebody it will mean: No harm will come to you after I leave.

  6. Aya (or Ayah): is a verse of the Koran. It also means a miracle or a sign from God.

  7. Arafa (or Arafah or Arafat): is a mountain outside the city of Mecca that represents the climax of the Hajj worship. All doing Hajj must stay at this location on the same day.

  8. Badr - The place of the first significant battle between the Muslims and the pagans of the Quraish. It is located in Saudi Arabia.  

  9. Caliph - A Muslim ruler. See: (Khalifa) 

  10. Dajjal - Antichrist or the False Massiah.

  11. Dawah - The proliferation of Islamic teachings through word and deed.  

  12. Deen (Din) - Religion or way of life. 

  13. Duaa: a prayer in the form of talking to Allah; praising him and asking him for help.

  14. Fatwa - Legal verdict given based on the Qur'an (Koran) and the Sunnah which are the recorded sayings and deeds of Muhammad.

  15. Ferdose: is the highest level of the all the gardens of Eden or paradise.

  16. Fiqh - Religious law.

  17. Hadeeth: is something reported that the messenger have said. It includes all the speeches and ceremonies he gave. It is usually narrated or told by one of his companions. There is a list of hadeeths approximately 14000 that are reported and checked to be genuine. No more hadeeths are acceptably added to this list.

  18. Hajar - The Black Stone set into the corner of the Ka'aba in Mecca. It is said to be a stone from Heaven.

  19. Hajj - The pilgrimage to Mecca which takes place in the last month of the Islamic calendar.  One of the five pillars of Islam.

  20. Hasana or hasanas: is the reward for a good deed. a hasana is a point or a merit for a good deed.

  21. Hadith - The sayings and not deeds of the prophet Muhammad recorded by his followers.  Considered authoritative and perfect.

  22. Hajj: is the worship of pilgrimage.

  23. Hijra (or Hejrah): the event of the immigration of the messenger from Mekkah to Madina. This event marks the start of the Islamic calendar. the Islamic calendar has 12 months based on the lunar cycle, each is 29.5 days. Hijra is also used as a name for the Islamic dating system.

  24. Ibadah - Worship. All the words and deeds with which Allah is pleased. These deeds could be prayer and charity.

  25. Iblis - (Ibleese): On of Satan's names.

  26. Ibn (Ebn): the son of. Used by Arabs as part of an individual's name. Example: Ali whose father is Omar or the son of Omar, would be called: Ali Ibn Omar.

  27. Imam (or Emam)- The leader for a prayer. In the Shiaa sect, an Imam is the individual who has the religious authority.  

  28. Iman: belief or faith

  29. Injil (Enjeel) - The Bible. The book inspired to Jesus for the Christians.

  30. Islam - Submission, the religion of all the prophets of Allah culminating in Muhammad.

  31. Jannah - The heavenly garden, Paradise.  The place of the faithful in the afterlife.

  32. Jihad: is striving in the line of Allah in many forms. Includes a very wide scope varying from improving oneself to fighting a defensive war in protection of Allah's word. The greatest Jihad is the fight one's self against temptations. It also means "holy war."

  33. Jinn - Supernatural, invisible beings race of beings, below angels.  They were made from fire. Like humans, there amongst them are the faithful and the non beleivers and Jinn shall be judged on Judgment Day.

  34. Ka'aba: A cube shaped building in Mecca containing a stone laid there by Abraham and Ishmael. Some say Ka'aba was first built by Adam, and some say by Abraham. It is the holiest place for Muslims. It is where all Muslims face in their daily prayers. Ka'aba also makes a major part of the pilgrimage in a ritual known as Tawaf.

  35. Khalifa: is the Muslim ruler. Head of the Islamic empire. Exact translation: "Successor".

  36. Khutbah  - A sermon given in a Mosque, usually on Friday.

  37. Kufr - Denial or Disbelief. A term Muslims use for anyone who denies existence of Allah or the prophecy of Muhammed.

  38. Koran - Also spelled Qur'an.  The holy book of Islam revealed to Muhammad by Allah through the Archangel Gabriel.  Koran literally means "the recital."  It is the final revelation of Allah given to the prophet Muhammad. It consists of 114 surahs (or chapters.)

  39. Madinah - (Medinah): A city in the Arabian peninsula (in the country known now as Saudi Arabia). A city where the messenger had to immigrate to. Then it was called Yathrib.

  40. Masjid - A center for Muslim activity.  It is referred to as a mosque.

  41. Masiah - A sin, or a sinful act

  42. Mecca or Makkah: is the holiest city for Muslims. It contains the Ka'aba mosque with the famous black cubical shape. Mecca is the birth place of the messenger (PPBU).

  43. Mosque - A Muslim house of worship.

  44. Muhajir - (Muhajireen) Immigrant, one who leaves his home town due to lack of religious freedom. It was first used to describe early Muslims immigrating from Mecca to Median and Ethiopia.

  45. Muhammad - the final messenger and prophet of God whose message abrogated all previous revelations.  He received the Koran through the angel Gabriel over a 23 year period. Born in Mecca and died in Medina at the age of 63. His full name: Muhammad ibn Abd-Allah

  46. Muslim - One who holds faith to the religion of Islam.

  47. Nafilah: a voluntary prayer other than the five obligatory prayers; performed at any time.
  48. Nasara - Christians.  Nasrani: A Christian individual. Nasraniah: Christianity.

  49. Ommah: is the Arabic word for a nation. It usually refers to the Islamic nation unless otherwise specified.

  50. Paradise - Another word for heaven.  A garden of bliss, fruits, rivers and all forms of pleasures imaginable and imaginable. No suffering, disease or death. Service is provided by angels. All live  in it an ever lasting youthful life. Promised by Almighty Allah to all faithful, true Jews, true Christians and True Muslims. Paradise is one of two places every person will go to, either Paradise or Hellfire.

  51. PPBU (P.B.U.H.) : Peace and Prayers Be Upon him. A statement Muslims use any time they mention the name of the messenger or make a reference to him.
  52. Qadar - Fate. Preordainment is the teaching that all things, good and bad, are preordained to occur.

  53. Qadr - (night of Qadr): The night when the first revelation of the Koran took place. Most likely it happened during one of the last ten nights of the month of Ramadan. Or when the Koran was brought down to the nearest heaven in one go, and from there it was brought down in bits and few verses at a time over a period of 23 years. This night is considered the holiest night for Muslims with tremendous advantages.
  54. Qibla - The direction which Muslims turn for daily prayers, towards Mecca.

  55. Quraish - An ancient Arab tribe to which the messenger Muhammad belonged.

  56. Ramadan - The ninth month of the Islamic calendar which is the month of the fast. The holiest month in the Muslim colander.

  57. Salat - Prayers. Generally it covers all forms of worship, but more specifically refers to the Muslim rituals which is performed to worship Allah five times daily.

  58. Shiaa: A sect of Islam that teaches that a religion leader (Imam) should be the political ruler and must be direct descendants of the messenger (PPBU). Therefore, disapproving of all Muslim leaders who ruled After the messenger (PPBU) except Ali, the messenger's grandson.

  59. Shirk - Associating another god with Allah.  Or associating anyone or anything with Allah. Or using anyone or anything as a medium to Allah. The opposite of Monotheism or Tawheed.  

  60. Siam  or Soam- Fasting

  61. Sunni: is a the title of  those Muslims who are suppose to be following the life style of the messenger. This differentiates them from the Shiaa of Iran.

  62. Sunna (Sunnah): Is how the Messenger PPBU lived, what he did or said. It includes the way he dressed, ate, drank, prayed, interacted with other people and fought. Basically, sunnah is the life style of the messenger PPBU. It is considered the second source of legislation in Islamic laws and it is considered to be an important reference to be used for concluding arguments and disputes. It is also a title give to the main stream Muslims who make 90% if all Muslims.

  63. Surah - A chapter of the Koran.  

  64. Tawaf: part of the pilgrimage (Hajj) ritual. It involves walking round the Ka'aba Mosque in anti-clock wise direction a number of seven circles.

  65. Tauhid - Tawheed - Monotheism, in Islam is the teaching that there is only one God who alone is worthy of worship. The first requirement of becoming a Muslim. It is included in the testimony of faith for new Muslims when declaring that God is one: (No God but Allah)

  66. Taqwah - Proper fear and veneration of Allah.  A divine spark that enables the person to understand God.

  67. Taurat: The old Testaments and scriptures of Mosa.

  68. Ummah - the word means: a Nation. Usually refers to the Islamic nation unless otherwise stated.

  69. Umrah - (Amrah): A mini hajj. A Minor form of pilgrimage to Mecca. Unlike Hajj which can only be done on the 12th month of the Islamic year, Umrah can be performed at any time.

  70. Wathoo (wadoo): a washing up ritual done by Muslims before each of the five daily prayers known as ablution.

  71. Zaboor - The Psalms

  72. Zakat - The third pillar of Islam.  Alms giving, charity that is given to the poor.

 


Faheem Bukhatwa, my email address is : faheemfb@gmail.com