MAWLANA RUMI’S TREATMENT OF HUMAN NATURE

By: Bilal Kuşpinar “What is human nature?” is undoubtedly an intriguing question that has engendered much debate throughout the history of humanity from the time of the ancient philosophy up to the present. This seemingly simple but inherently complex question, despite the existence of numerous researches and studies on it, still remains to be a crucial problem and hence continues to…

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KONSEP TASAWUF YANG MUKTABAR DALAM AKIDAH

By: Jahid Sidek This article discusses about the concept of the venerated tasawuf in akidah. Akidah here is akidah Ahli al-Sunnah Wa al-Jama’ah (ASWJ). Hence, the venerated tasawuf in akidah is tasawuf that free from deviant in akidah Ahli al-Sunnah Wa al-Jama’ah (ASWJ). Tasawuf combines aspects of akidah and syariat that causes the life of good behaviour, sunniyyah. Tasawuf also the…

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PROBLEMS OF ISLAMIC EDUCATION IN COLONIAL AND POST-COLONIAL MALAYSIA – AN ANALYSIS BASED ON AL-ATTAS’S NOTION OF KNOWLEDGE

By: Kushimoto Hiroko The purpose of this article is to review the history of Islamic learning and its relationship with the modern national education system in Malaysia to reveal the underlying common issue of the education in the Muslim society. Applying al-Attas’s critique of modern Muslim education and the ideas of post-colonial critique of the power behind the knowledge production and…

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ISQAT AL-TADBIR IN THE BOOK OF TANWIR AL-QULUB FI ISQAT TADBIR AL-`UYUB TRANSLATED BY `UTHMAN SHIHAB AL-DIN AL-FUNTIANI

By : Nor Shakirah Azizan and Che Zarrina Sa`ari The article discusses the concept of isqat al-Tadbir which is based on the idea of ​​well-known Malay archipelago’s scholar, `Uthman Shihab al-Din al-Funtiani. This descriptive qualitative analysis study aims at investigating the thought of `Uthman Shihab al-Din al-Funtiani concerning the concept of isqat al-Tadbir through his translated Jawi work Tanwir al-Qulub Fi…

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APPROACH OF ISLAMIC THERAPY AND HOMEOPATHY TREATMENT IN CHARACTER EDUCATION: A PILOT STUDY

By: Che Zarrina Sa’ari and Azizul Hisham Abdul Rashad The article discusses the approach of Islamic therapy in developing teenage characters. To assist the process, homeopathic medicine has been used based on its treatment methods covering physical, emotional and mental illness. The study applied the intervention method with 8-months study on the subjects of selected students at a tahfiz school in…

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TOWARDS PRODUCING WORLD LEADERS BASED ON THE WORLDVIEW OF AL-QURAN, ENCYCLOPEDIA AND IJTIHAD TO BECOME AN AGENT OF CHANGE

by: Hisham Abdul Majid The Ulul Albab program comprises of three main components namely quranic, encyclopedic and ijtihadik. The aim of this program is to produce high quality human capital who can think and solve problems according to the al–Quran. Nowadays, this programme has become famous and is a craze among parents. Collaboration between teachers, students, parents and other stakeholders is…

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SUFISM IN FACING MODERN CHALLENGES

By: Damanhuri Basyir Sufi teachings have been existed simultaneously as the emergence of human beings in this world. Therefore, it is likely that even to the end of this world, the spirit of Sufism will continue to live, not only because it has been continuously passed down among generations of the people who hold the tradition, but it also turns out…

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STRATEGY TO SOCIALIZE TAREKAT IN MODERN LIFE

By: Jahid Sidek This paper discusses the strategy of socializing tarekat in modern day life. As a result of secularization and modernization caused by the western civilization that is materialistic, the modern man goes through all kinds of spiritual and emotional problems. Tarekat tasawwuf as a spiritual way that is sourced with revelation and prophetic guidance is a proven method that…

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THE ROLE OF SAMA’ IN ISLAMIC CIVILIZATION

By: Abd Raof Nurin dan Abdul Salam Muhamad Shukri The sama’ ceremony is able to bring peace to the human soul and build man towards being a lordly man. It also is able to bring about fondness and happiness in obedience towards Allah SWT. This paper explains the role of sama’ in Islamic civilization. What is related to Sama’ in shaping a…

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