A little self reminder: Al Ghazali’s Wisdom on Humility

Extract from The Beginning of Guidance (Bidayat al Hidaya) by Al Ghazali: “Your belief that you are better than others is sheer ignorance. Rather you ought not to look at anyone without considering that he is better than you and superior to you. Thus, if you see a child, you say, ‘This person has never sinned against God, but I have sinned, and so he is better than I.’ And if you see an older person, you say, ‘This man was a servant of God before me, and is certainly better than I.’ If he is a scholar, you say, ‘This man has been given what I have not been given and reached what I did not reach, and knows what I am ignorant of; then how shall I be like him?’ Continue reading

Forum Islam dan Cabaran Semasa 20 Januari 2013

Dalam usaha memberikan penjelasan berterusan tentang keprihatinan dan pendirian tegas mempertahankan kesucian kalimah Allah, gabungan Pertubuhan-pertubuhan Islam Bukan Kerajaan (NGI) yang bersepakat di atas nama PEMBELA, akan menganjurkan Forum Islam dan Cabaran Semasa dengan mengangkat tajuk “Polemik Isu Kalimah Allah” pada hari Ahad 20 Januari 2013, bermula jam 8.30 pagi, bersamaan 8 Rabiul Awal 1434 bertempat di Auditorium Utama, Kampus Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia, Gombak. Continue reading

20 NGO Islam tolak LGBT

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KUALA LUMPUR 5 Jan. – Lebih 20 pertubuhan bukan kerajaan (NGO) Islam akan mengemukakan beberapa cadangan kepada kerajaan berhubung rujukan syor untuk Semakan Berkala Sejagat (UPR) yang harus dipatuhi oleh setiap negara anggota Pertubuhan Bangsa-Bangsa Bersatu (PBB) dalam tempoh terdekat.

Naib Presiden Persatuan Peguam Muslim Malaysia (PPMM), Azril Mohd. Amin berkata, tumpuan cadangan kepada laporan itu lebih menjurus kepada memelihara hak-hak umat Islam di negara ini supaya PBB dapat memberi pertimbangan wajar mengikut perspektif betul berdasarkan syariah dan Perlembagaan Persekutuan.

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Islamic NGOs To Submit Proposals Concerning Human Rights To Government

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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 5 (Bernama) — Over 20 Islamic non-governmental organisations (NGOs) will submit several proposals to the government concerning human rights issues that can threaten the sovereignty of Islam in Malaysia for the universal periodic review (UPR) purposes.

Malaysian Muslim Lawyers Association vice-president Azril Mohd Amin said the UPR would give the opportunity to the ruling government in 192 countries, including Malaysia, to declare the actions that could improve human rights in their respective countries.

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