surah an nur

أَلَا تُحِبُّونَ أَن يَغْفِرَ اللَّـهُ لَكُمْ

Wouldn’t you love for Allah to forgive you?

— Surah An-Nur [24:22]

Why she refuses to wear the hijab

It’s quite long but worth the read(especially for non-hijabis).

“I’m so tired.”

“Tired of what?”

“Of all these people judging me.”

“Who judged you?”

“Like that woman, every time I sit with her, she tells me to wear hijab.”

“Oh, hijab and music! The mother of all topics!”

“Yeah! I listen to music without hijab…haha!”

“Maybe she was just giving you advice.”

“I don’t need her advice. I know my religion. Can`t she mind her own business?”

Keep reading

What? That’s such a colorful hijab, that is so wrong.

She wears it with tight pants and loose top, that’s not hijab.

Hello, she should wear lesser make up when wearing the hijab.
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Heard them a lot? From friends or family or even from random people, right?

It may not pertain to you but to someone you might know or probably you were once one who used to comment a lot about others’ way of hijab forgetting that you, yourself may have been lacking over it.
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I recently came back from a trip in the Middle East, and one of my best things I could talk about would be the way I have appreciated the hijab a thousand more times than before.

Indeed, wearing the niqaab is such a struggle especially when living in a nonMuslim country, and when coming over such Muslim country which abides to the Shariah, makes you really feel safe. Alhamdulillah, and that is what I exactly felt in Sharjah, UAE.

During my whole trip, I kept being reminded of the way the Ansaari women were during the time of the Prophet Sallallahu Alaihi Wassalaam, specifically when the verse of the veil was revealed.

Even though before coming to this place, I heard a lot of things that was way unreal, total opposite of what I saw in the UAE. I saw every woman in places there where no much westerners were present to be properly covered and men kept lowering their gazes. Alhamdulillah, respect for women there was just at the top of their cakes. 

Even the heat of the weather, even though winter is about to come, reminded me exactly of same story and event that took place when Safiyah Bint Huyy a gathering where Aisha Radiyallahu Anha was mentioning of the virtues and merits of the Quraish women.

In this, Aisha Radiyallahu Anha, recognized their high status, standing, dignity and excellence, and remarked,

“The Quraish women are par excellence, but, I swear to Allah, I have never seen women superior than those of Ansaar in testifying the book of Allah and following His commands without wasting any time.

After the revelation of this verse from Surah An Nur— “The believing women should draw their veils over.’”

-if any Ansaar companion of the Prophet Sallallahu Alaihi Wassalaam would convey it to a relative woman, she would immediately pick up a thick sheet of cloth and draw it over her, and this she would do despite the fact that she need not to go out of her home. She would do it only to follow the book of Allah.”
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Subhan’Allah, such a wonderful story right, such piety, such blessed people. Ma sha Allah.

You may ask, why am I sharing this particular issue.

It is because I want to remind sisters that everyone of us are going through struggles, stages and phases especially when the issue is about the hijab. We do ask Allah that He gives us such imaan and taqwa like the Ansaar that with just one boomerang of revelation we act upon it directly. 

But let us face it, most of the Muslims nowadays, love to go on the slow phase. It’s true, nowadays people like the Sahabah do not exist but people aiming to be like them, a lot. Alhamdulillah.

So for sisters who wear the hijab, I ask you to know more about it, learn more about it, study about it, because whenever you put that hijab on, it raises your status not only in the eyes of people but in the sight of Allah Azza Wa Jall.

Remember that hijab does not only pertain into the physical covering, but also on your modesty, on the way you walk, the way you talk, all these are covered with the hijab. So be careful, be strict on yourself with the hijab. Make the intention and believe me Allah will make it easy on you. in sha Allah.

So always go forward. 
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For every sister, who is making an intention to wear the hijab, who wears the hijab, who wears the niqaab, who wears the burqa, I want to let you know that you are well appreciated. 

I want to encourage you to never give up with the hijab, no matter what happens, hold firmly with it because in this age where hijab is being sold and bought in less coverage, where hijab is becoming a fashion identity, where hijab is being a swag accessory, we all need each other’s backs. 

No one else can truly explain the honor and status the hijab brings to a woman than a Muslim woman who understands and wears it properly for the sake of Allah. 

And that is you. 

Every time you wear that hijab, you wear us in your heart as well. So no matter what happens, even thought we may never knew each other, our prayers will always bind us as sisters in Islam - a beauty that only Islam can bring to our hearts. Alhamdulillah.

I may not have really talked about the men on this post because I do not think it would be that proper, but I know there are points that can be reflected upon by brothers from this post, hijab doesn’t only pertain to women, but also to men. 

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And I pray that Allah makes and keeps us all steadfast in this deen. Amin

Zohayma
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Story was taken from

• Tafsir Ibn Kathir, 3/284 
• Fath Al-Bari, Hafiz Ibn Hajjar: 8/490

“Vile women are for vile men, and vile men for vile women. Good women are for good men, and good men for good women; such are innocent of that which people say: For them is pardon and a bountiful provision.”

Surah An-Nur [24:26]

A wise man said to a person who said to him, “I lost everything in a fire”, “I thought you lost your hope. You can earn everything with hope but if you lose your hope, then you lose everything.”

وَلَا تَيْأَسُوا مِن رَّوْحِ اللَّهِ إِنَّهُ لَا يَيْأَسُ مِن رَّوْحِ اللَّهِ إِلَّا الْقَوْمُ الْكَافِرُونَ

“…and never give up hope of Allah’s Soothing Mercy: truly no one despairs of Allah’s Soothing Mercy, except those who have no faith.“ (Surah Yusuf 12 :87)

Allah is sufficient for us against all kinds of troubles and misfortunes that we suffer. He is such a nice friend and disposer of affairs. A person who says,

"Hasbunallahu wa ni'mal wakil” (For us Allah sufficeth, and He is the best disposer of affairs) takes refuge in Allah and remembers the verse,

“…and it was due from us to aid those who believed” (Surah Ar-Rum 30 :47)

and goes on without being hampered by obstacles even if the events have huge waves like mountains. He interpretes the events favourably, sees the life from an optimistic point of view and relaxes by thinking, “A person who sees the good in things has good thoughts. And he who has good thoughts receives pleasures from life.”



وَالطَّيِّبَاتُ لِلطَّيِّبِينَ وَالطَّيِّبُونَ لِلطَّيِّبَاتِ ۚ

good women are for good men, and good men, for good women

Surah 24. An-Nur, Ayah 26

niandapratiwi  asked:

Assalamualaikum. Halo saya mau sharing dan tanya pendapat kamu, sebenarnya apa sih yang membuat pria tertarik pada wanita? Sorry mungkin yang saya tanya ini agak klise tapi jujur saya agak ngerasa ada satu poin yang cukup menyita perhatian saya, sebab kenapa sebejat-bejatnya lelaki ia masih mendambakan wanita yang baik. Bukankah janji Allah bahwa laki-laki yang baik hanya untuk wanita yang baik-baik dan sebaliknya? Mohon pendapatnya terima kasih. btw, saya ga nyinggung sama sekali loh ya :)

APA YANG MEMBUAT PRIA TERTARIK PADA WANITA

jikalau yang dimaksud ini adalah pria secara general, maka tidak akan ada jawaban yang pasti.

Ada pria yang tertarik pada wanita karena parasnya.
Ada pria yang tertarik pada wanita karena hartanya.
Ada pria yang tertarik pada wanita karena keturunannya.
Ada pria yang tertarik pada wanita karena pergaulannya.
Ada pria yang tertarik pada wanita karena kebaikannya.
Ada pria yang tertarik pada wanita karena agamanya.
Banyak sekali, tidak ada sama sekali jawaban pasti dalam alasan menyukai orang lain.

Sama halnya seperti kita akan memilih handphone. Ada yang memilih karena harganya yang murah, ada yang memilih karena RAM nya besar, ada yang memilih karena layarnya lebar, ada yang memilih karena kameranya bagus. Tapi jikalau kita bicara ideal, kita justru pingin yang murah, tapi serba lengkap. Bukankah begitu? Sama, baik laki-laki atau perempuan, kita juga pasti mengharapkan yang paling sempurna, tapi mana bisa? nabi Muhammad SAW saja tidak sempurna, mau cari dimana manusia yang melebihi nabi?

PASANGAN YANG BAIK

Tapi memang betul, dalam diri setiap manusia, bahkan yang bejat sekalipun, dia menginginkan pasangan yang baik.

pertanyaannya, yang “BAIK” itu yang seperti apa? kita harus menyamakan parameternya.

Bagi seorang yang rajin ibadah, pasangan yang baik adalah yang mengingatkan kalau salah, mendukung kalau benar. Tapi bagi seorang pemabuk, pasangan yang baik adalah yang mau diajak untuk pergi ke tempat minum dan tak menolak jika diajak mabuk. Pun seorang pezina, pasangan yang baik adalah yang mau diajak untuk melakukan zina diluar nikah.

Bisa jadi, bagi seorang pemabuk atau pezina atau orang buruk lainnya, wanita solehah adalah wanita yang tidak baik bagi hidupnya, karena setiap langkah hidupnya selalu dikaitkan dengan dosa.

Maka, dengan menentukan kebaikan apa yang kita inginkan dari pasangan kita, sudah bisa menunjukkan, apakah kita orang yang baik atau bukan.

YANG BAIK, UNTUK YANG BAIK.

Saya lengkapi. Yang baik untuk yang baik ini adalah firman Allah SWT dalam al-quran surah an-nur ayat 26 yang berbunyi.

”Wanita-wanita yang keji adalah untuk laki-laki yang keji dan laki-laki yang keji adalah untuk wanita-wanita yang keji (pula), dan wanita-wanita yang baik adalah untuk laki-laki yang baik dan laki-laki yang baik adalah untuk wanita-wanita yang baik (pula). Mereka (yang dituduh) itu bersih dari apa yang dituduhkan oleh mereka (yang menuduh itu). Bagi mereka ampunan dan rizki yang mulia (surga). (Q.S An-nur:26)”

Dari yang saya baca dan pahami, ayat tersebut tidak semerta-merta memberikan pasangan yang baik secara otomatis, tapi harus juga dengan usaha dan ikhtiar menjadikan diri kita ini baik, serta terus mencari pasangan dengan cara yang baik (seperti taaruf). Dan ini bisa menjadi motivasi bagi orang-orang yang menginginkan pasangan yang baik, untuk menjadikan dirinya baik.

FYI, karena ini adalah ayat quran, maka ada baiknya untuk mendalami sebuah ayat itu : 1) Keseluruhan ayat, karena kalau kita ambil hanya sepotong, bisa jadi pemahamannya salah. 2) mengetahui kenapa ayat ini diturunkan, karena pasti ada alasan Allah SWT kenapa ayat ini lahir. 3) Mencari penjelasan dari hadits beberapa riwayat, sehingga bisa mendapatkan tafsir dari ayat tersebut. Mohon jika ada yang kurang, bisa ditambahkan yah kaka @quraners

untuk mendalami lagi tentang makna ini, saya share sedikit tulisan yang menurut saya baik, bisa dibaca disini

wallahu’alam bissawab

terima kasih @niandapratiwi , terima kasih atas pertanyaannya. saya juga sama-sama masih belajar tentang hal ini. mungkin suhu-suhu yang sudah mendapatkan pasangan bisa memberi tambahan @satriamaulana @kurniawangunadi hohoho

DEMI ALLAH….
hanya dia satu-satu lelaki yang tidak pernah bertanya kisah silam saya dari awal kenal hinggalah sah menjadi suami…. seikhlas hatinya menerima saya utk berada di dalam hatinya yg paling dalam..

KATA UAI
Kisah silamnya jangan diungkit. Pandanglah dia yang sekarang bukan ungkit kisah lamanya, Tanya diri sendiri “ Adakah aku tak pernah jahil ? Ingat!! Allah tidak melihat kita yang dulu, Allah melihat kita yang sekarang…

TERIMA KASIH ALLAH…
telah hadiahkan dia dan satu lagi keluarga yg terlalu baik budi mereka.hingga setiap kata2 dari mertua buat hati ini menangis…ALLAHUAKHBAR. inilah antara hadiah yg paling terindah dalam hidup saya.. hadiah dari sebuah kesabaran. 

NAK TAHU TAK??
jodoh yang baik datang dari hubungan yg baik antara kita dgn ALLAH..lelaki soleh itu hadir bila Allah lihat kita juga solehah. dah tertulis pun dalam alquran "Wanita yang baik untuk lelaki yang baik dan lelaki yang baik untuk wanita yang baik.begitulah sebaliknya (Surah An Nur:26).. kalau buat salah jgn lupa taubat, taubat yang sungguh2 dan kembali kepada Sang Maha Penutup aib dan Yang Maha Mengetahui yang ghaib . percayalah… Allah akan bagi lebih dari apa yang kita telah hilang. Bertahanlah sekejap dengan rasa sabar dan istiqomah, bahagia akan datang juga…

Zeytin (3)

9 tahun yang lalu. Seorang gadis siswa SMA yang masih penuh pukau, penuh tanya dan energi yang begitu besar. Dia simak dengan begitu dalam sebuah Ayat yang baginya sangat indah bahasanya. Ayat yang dia renungi sebagai suatu nuansa yang damai dan luruh. Ayat yang dengan mendengarkan nya saja, terselip kesan “mencerahkan”
Sepenggal ayat dari surah An-Nur.
Zaitun dan Misykat. Dua kata yang membuatnya terpesona. Sejak saat itu, dia salin ayat tersebut dalam buku penting nya. Buku yang mengisahkan diri sendiri yang dia tulis sendiri. Sejak saat itu, dia adl pengagum satu dari sekian banyak ayat magis yang menyita hatinya. Yaitu An-Nur ayat ke 35.

Lama dia simpan ayat itu di halaman paling depan bukunya. Dan berjalannya waktu.. dia sempat lupa pernah menuliskan ayat itu disana.
Ayat paling syahdu dan indah baginya.

Sekian tahun berlalu..
Dia tak lagi berseragam abu-abu. Dunia nya lebih luas dan menjadi penuh tantangan.
Lama sempat dia terlupa ayat itu.

Hingga suatu saat, di sebuah rakaat dalam shalat berjamaah. Dia mendengarkan lagi ayat itu. Ayat yang membuat hatinya luruh dan kembali bening.
Dan dia hanya bergumam; Masya Allah . . Ada yg menghafalkan ayat yang paling ku suka.
Sampai disitu saja.

Waktu berlalu. Menembus semua kemungkinan yang ternyata menjadi banyak kenyataan.
Bertemu lah ia dengan lelaki yang Menghafalkan ayat yang dia suka itu. Lelaki yang dia pertama kali mendengar setelah sekian lama ayat itu tak didengar secara langsung dlam shalat. Lelaki yang menjadi imam nya waktu itu.
Mereka bertemu dari sekian rakitan doa-doa yang dipanjatkan untuk saling dipertemukan. Agar mereka mampu menegakkan yang masih lemah. Agar mereka mampu melengkapi yang iman yang masih setengah.

Beberapa waktu setelah segaal rencana disusun. Satu kejutan hadir dari sebuah rancangan undangan yang akan disebarkan.
Seorang sahabat si perempuan ini lah yang membuat nya.. dan sahabatnya menjelaskan,
Ketika konsep yang diinginkan adalah pohon, maka dia berpikir tentang zaitun. Meski sahabatnya ini sama sekali tidak tahu kisah tentang ayat kecintaan yang memaktub zaitun itu..

Mereka berdua, saling haru.
Benarkah sesungguhnya takdir selalu memiliki pertanda ? Bahkan jauh di awal waktu . .

Zaitun.
Adalah bentuk titik temu dari kisah masa lalu, yang menjadi doa masa depan.

– Ayya
Setelah selesai membuat beberapa loyang kue keju. Pukul 01.42

If you desire to become Allah’s beloved repent a sincere and deep repentance

“Verily, Allah loves those who repent and those who purify themselves.”
[Surah Al-Baqarah 2: Ayah 222]

“And O believers, all of you, repent to Allah in order that you may be successful.”
[Surah An-Nur 24: Ayah 31]

One of the stories that would always make me cry whenever I share it to others. Read until the end and in Shaa Allah you will be enlightened and inspired just like I am. 😊💚 الحمدلله على نعمة الاسلام
#ImanBooster

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Thalaba bin Abdur Rahman رضي الله عنه was a young man at the age of 16. He always ran errands for the Prophet ﷺ.

One day while walking though the city of Madinah, he passed by a house with an open door. Out of curiosity he took a glance inside. In this glance, he saw a light curtain being blown away from a bathroom entrance where a woman was bathing. He immediately lowered his gaze. With an extreme feeling of guilt and hypocrisy, his mind ran. Thinking to himself, “How could I be of the companions, one that is close to the Prophet ﷺ, one who runs his errands and be so horrible as to disrespect peoples privacy?”

He feared that Allah would reveal to the Prophet ﷺ evidence of his hypocrisy. His guilt denied him to ever show his face to the Prophet ﷺ. So he ran away and headed towards the mountains.

Days went by and the Prophet ﷺ kept asking the other companions if they had seen Thalaba. No one had seen him. With the Prophet ﷺ worried about Thalaba, he sent a few of the companions to look for him everywhere, among them were Umar ibn Khattab رضي الله عنه and Salman al-Farsi رضي الله عنه. They looked everywhere in Madinah, and on the outskirts of Madinah, until they came about a set of mountains between Makkah and Madinah where some nomads where herding sheep. The companions asked the nomads if they had seen a young man with Thalaba’s characteristics. They told the companions about a weeping boy. He has been here for 40 days. He comes down from the mountains once a day weeping and he drinks the milk they offer him. Then he goes back up the mountains weeping, crying, always asking for Allah for forgiveness, and saying words of repentance. So the companions waited until he came down and watched him. He had lost weight. His countenance reflected sorrow as he drank the milk that was mixed with his tears.

When Thalaba saw the 2 companions, fear and terror crept inside his heart as though the angels of death came to take him. He tried to run away but they chased him and grabbed him. Thalaba pleaded with the companions, “Please! Please! Don’t take me to the Prophet ﷺ! Im too scared!”

The companions told him “What is wrong with you oh Thalaba?? Take a hold of yourself!…Please come with us oh Thalaba!”

Thalaba pleaded with them not to take him to the Prophet ﷺ asking them if Allah revealed a verse about him saying he was a hyprocite? That he was a munaafiq??

The companions were committed to taking him to the Prophet ﷺ as they said “Wallahi we have to take you to the Prophet ﷺ.. It is a command from him!” and he was taken back to Madinah where the Prophet ﷺ came to see him.

He asked again if Allah had put him among the hypocrites or revealed that he was. The Prophet ﷺ assured him that there were no such verses. He laid out Thalaba’s tired, weak body and placed Thalaba’s head on his lap.

He said “Ya Rasulullah remove the head of a sinner away from you!”

The Prophet ﷺ comforted him until Thalaba told the Prophet ﷺ “I feel as though ants are walking between my flesh and bones.” The Prophet ﷺ told him it was death and his time had come. He witnessed while Thalaba’s head was on his lap, Thalaba proclaiming “There is no God worthy of worship other than Allah, and that Muhammad ﷺ is the messenger of Allah!”

The Prophet ﷺ washed Thalaba and carried him to the grave. It is narrated that on their way to bury Thalaba, the Prophet (SAW) walked on his toes as though he were in a crowd. When Umar (RA) asked about this, the Prophet ﷺ explained that he was being crowded with the angels.

“Tell the believing men to lower their gaze (from looking at forbidden things), and protect their private parts (from illegal sexual acts, etc.). That is purer for them. Verily, Allah is All-Aware of what they do.” [Surah Nur : 30]

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Maa Shaa Allah! The Sahabas would weep and tremble out of fear of Allah’s judgment and punishment for committing something (even unintentionally) that is disliked by Allah, yet we see some Muslims today neglecting sins believing that “Allah will forgive them anyway”. Yes, Allah is the Most Loving, Most Forgiving, & Most Merciful but He is also Just and Severe in His Punishments. When you sin, you ask forgiveness from Allah and He will forgive you. You commit the same sin again, then you ask for His forgiveness again. And the cycle goes on and on. But brother/sister, if you die in that state of committing sin without repenting or asking for forgiveness from Allah, what do you think will be the consequence? Subhānallah.. Earning the anger of Allah is certainly a Great Loss and you will be punished accordingly. It is not enough to just ask forgiveness. Leave the sin and repent completely and whole-heartedly. And ask Allah to keep you on the right path.

Remember also that when we ask forgiveness from Allah, it is granted to us only if we are sincere. And one of the signs of being sincere is leaving the sin completely for the sake of Allah. If you ask Allah for forgiveness but you do not feel it in your heart, then brother/sister, you are doing it wrong. Reflect on your mistake and sincerely ask forgiveness from Allah. Take your Deen seriously as this is the gift that Allah gave you to achieve Jannah. The key is already in your hands, never let go of it! Praise Allah and take advantage of this Ni'ma. And know that there is nothing better than the Jannah that Allah promised for the Believers. Allahu Akbar!

“And Allah does not give this Honour to anyone.” A beautiful reminder/thought we should always ponder upon. Let’s ask ourselves, Are we deserving of Jannah? If not, let’s work hard for it. In Shaa Allah.

Reminder for myself before anyone else. ☝️
Note: Photo not mine. ©owner

“Ape hal muka berkerut lepas tu mulut muncung sampai boleh sangkut hanger baju?”

“Ehm. Ade orang cakap aku sombong.”

“Laki ke perempuan?”

“Laki.”

“Kenal laki tu?”

“Tak sangat pun.”

“So? Kau upset?”

“Haa la!”

“Well. Kalau aku, aku lebih rela dipanggil ‘sombong’ dari asyik melayan orang tak tentu hala. Sebab aku tak suka suami aku nanti sangat galak melayan perempuan lain tak tentu hala. Aku percaya what you give, you get back.“

*pandang*

“Kenapa? Kau rasa jawapan aku klise?”

*angguk*

“But that’s the truth dear. Itu yang Allah cakap. Boleh semak surah An-Nur ayat 26.”

*sambil hulur aiskrim*

# Hey ladies! Mahalkan diri mu.