Monday, December 31, 2007

A NAS A WEEK - 21 DZULHIJJAH 1428

Narrated Abu Musa: Some people asked Allah's Apostle, "Whose Islam is the best? i.e. (Who is a very good Muslim)?" He replied, "One who avoids harming the Muslims with his tongue and hands."

[Hadith from Sahih Bukhari, Book No. 2: Belief, Hadith No. 10]

Monday, December 24, 2007

A NAS A WEEK - 14 DZULHIJJAH 1428

[102] Then, when (the son) reached (the age of) (serious) work with him, he said: "O my son! I see in vision that I offer thee in sacrifice: now see what is thy view!" (the son) said: "O my father! do as thou art commanded: thou will find me, if Allah so wills, one practising Patience and Constancy!"
[al-Saaffaat,37:102]

Monday, December 17, 2007

A NAS A WEEK - 7 DZULHIJJAH 1428

Narrated Al-Bara': I heard the Prophet (p.b.u.h) delivering a Khutba saying, "The first thing to be done on this day (first day of 'Id ul Adha) is to pray; and after returning from the prayer we slaughter our sacrifices (in the name of Allah) and whoever does so, he acted according to our Sunna (traditions)."

[Hadith from Sahih Bukhari, Book No. 15: The Two Festivals ('Eids), Hadith No. 71]

Monday, December 10, 2007

BUSY WEEK FOR ISDEV: THE THIRD ISDEV GRADUATE WORKSHOP & THE FIFTH ISDEV LECTURE SERIES

This week would be a quite busy week for ISDEV. Two major events will take place. The first will be the Third ISDEV Graduate Workshop to be held on 12-13 December 2007 (Wednesday and Thursday) beginning from 8.30 am till 4.30 pm at Training Room of Institute of Graduate Studies, and the second will be The Fifth ISDEV Lecture Series to be held on the following day of 14 December 2007 (Friday) at 3.00 pm till 5.00 pm at University Conference Hall.
The highlights of the Graduate Workshop would be the announcement of ISDEV Best Master Thesis Award and ISDEV Best PhD Thesis Award as well as two Research Discourses, firstly by Associate Professor Muhammad Mumtaz Ali of International Islamic University Malaysia on 12 December 2007 on "Islamic Critiques of Conventional Research Methodology" and secondly by Professor Dato' Paduka Mahmood Zuhdi of Islamic Academy University of Malaya on 13 December 2007 on "The Application of Usul-Fiqh in Islamic Research Methodology". Both Research Discourses will begin at 9.00 am till 10.30 am.
On the following day, at the ISDEV Lecture Series, Sheikh Imran N. Hosein of Trinidad and Tobago will speak on "The Grand Design of Money Creation".
All are cordially invited to the Research Discourse and Lecture Series. For further information, please get in touch with ISDEV at +6-04-653 2656 or +6-04-653 4601 or +6-04-653 3422 or +6-04-653 2800.

A NAS A WEEK - 30 DZULQAEDAH 1428H

[96] If the people of the towns had but believed and feared Allah, We should indeed have opened out to them (all kinds of) blessings from heaven and earth; but they rejected (the truth), and We brought them to book for their misdeeds.

[al-A'raaf,7:96]

Monday, December 3, 2007

A NAS A WEEK - 23 DZULQAEDAH 1428

Narrated Aishah, Ummul Mu'minin: The Apostle of Allah (s.a.w) said: By his good character a believer will attain the degree of one who prays during the night and fasts during the day.


[Hadith from Sunan Abu Dawud, Book No. 41: Kitab al-Adab, Hadith No. 4780]