Tuesday, 13 October 2015

Leadership or "Leagnorance"?

Bismillah. In the name of Allah The Most Loving, The Most Merciful. Its been a long time since i wrote my last writing. So pardon me if i get a little 'awky' over here. haha. So here's the thing, recently i've drown myself in my own mind and conversing with the inner self. To be truth, the leaders nowadays has been the reason for my situation.. 

Sadly to realize that leaders or leaders-to-be nowadays are not based on leadership, but arrogance and ignorance. (Sebabtu leagnorance. Perkataan sendiri :P ) This is the kind that either look down on people who have nothing or people who have everything that they dont have. They'll end up at either one dilemma. They will not give space to others to step up and reveal their talents. And ive witnessed it myself and this is the sad truth that is happening especially among the muslims. Why this happens? You know why? Because they lead to get a title but not for the sake of Allah.

Back to basic.

Yes. That's the only thing we have to do. We go back to basic. Prophet Muhammad is the best leader. He is the perfect example. He is our home, refer to him on how to be a leader. Speaking in front of the public doesnt give you the right to oppress people's talents and ideas. or to be rude to anyone's weaknesses. For the record, to this kind of leaders, you may achieve all that you want, but you missed one point here. Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w) didnt teach us to become leaders merely. But he teaches morality. He came to teach morality. Because you know why? Only with morality, you can become a leader. Only with the truest and purest intention for Allah, you will lead in the right way. Honestly you dont have to chase leadership. Just by having a good heart and intention, leadership will chase you. Allah will spread your heart to world wallahi. If you do it for Him genuinely. 

I give you one perfect example for this case. During the time of Prophet (s.a.w), at one period the call of prayers for muslims and the jews was the same which was the sound of bell. So this had become an issue because it created confusion for them. Which is for muslims and which is for the jews? So Prophet s.a.w thought they need to change the call of prayers. And so one sahabat came to him and said 'O Prophet, ive dreamt about a poem for the call of prayers'. When Prophet s.a.w heard it, he agreed and make it as our official call of prayers. Up until now. Whats the wisdom behind this story? Prophet s.a.w accepted the opinion of others and in fact apply it. But he is the leaderrrr. Leader of mankinddd. Why? You know why? Because he didnt led for himself, for a title. He leads for Allah. So whatever that is good for the ummah he accepted it. This is how we should lead. May Allah reset our hearts and polish it as white as it can be. I hope my plain words here will be beneficial for us. :) Assalamu'alaykum. p/s i do not point this out to any relatives,friends, or family. i am saying this as a member of community (and its a hobby kinda thingy :3 )

Saturday, 24 January 2015

Islamic point of view and intellectual point of view

Knowledge seekers usually need reliable point of view or source to improve their particular prospect of course. Especially the students who are studying in  western countries. But i need to emphasize more on muslim students who are relying on point of views. We really need to know on how to differentiate and implement the views that we seek. I know that intelligent people are usually the source of view that most of us convince with. I am referring the 'intelligent people' as Phd holder, master holder who mostly become educators. Meaning to say, we indirectly convince to the particular point of view based on their level of education, am i right? Or the attributes that they have made. Surprisingly, there are many intelligent people, in western region especially, professors doctors, give a lot of attributes and leading to the stairs of success , even at the peak of success, but when it comes to islamic point of view, these intellectual people would not give a room for an agreement. Any islamic ideas. And that is the issue that muslim students should be bother about. Day by day, because of what has been implemented in education nowadays, the muslim students tend to abandon the islamic point of view. So.. Where are we leading our religion?

   What i am trying to say to the muslim youngsters including myself, we are the future of Islam, we are the warriors of Islam. Know that Islam is the ONLY pride you have. Neither your career or wealth. Yes you should care about Islam. No you should not chase the worldly material excessively until it corrupts your heart. Dont be selfish upon your Lord. Be ashamed to your Lord. Be ashamed to Prophet s.a.w. Know that if you think wealth and career is your pride, your pure soul and mind that Allah created for you have been westernized. Knowledge of Islam is beyond intellectual than you have ever known. It is not a human's intellectual but it is God's intellectual, that cannot be competed with any creatures. 
 Islam is more than phd or master. I am here not to say that you should not refer to the western perspective. But do not abandon the islamic point of views.

 You and I are the carrier of ilm of Islam. If you think that Islam is merely about spirituality , you are wrong. Islam is more than spirituality, it encompasses everything that relates to what we are doing now. As a muslim, it is such a huge waste and loss for us if we do not ponder and grasp the magnificent islamic scope of knowledge. I mean, look at our ancient scholars back then. Even now. Such brave soldiers with full of knowledge,  noble hearts and great mind set. Islam is a privilage for us. It is our fate to be superior than others. But the kind of superior that comes with humility and humbleness. The superiority that makes the world a better place. Do not let common globalization system defeat our soul and mind or defeat the golden islamic knowledge and point of view. It is our legacy to continue the glory of our beautiful religion.

Our future depends on Islam and the future of Islam depends on us.