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2. luqman's 10 advises

this is a short presentation on what advice to give to the teenagers. as parents, we are all concerned about their well being. this presentation gives a precise list of best possible advises to be given to the youth.
there are 10 advises, listed are taken from Holy Qur'an.

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2. luqman's 10 advises

  1. 1. Advises from TheAdvises from The Qur’anQur’an The ten advises of Hakim Luqman to hisThe ten advises of Hakim Luqman to his sonson
  2. 2. The ten advises of Hakim Luqman to hisThe ten advises of Hakim Luqman to his sonson
  3. 3. A means of being thankfulA means of being thankful Reading about, understanding andReading about, understanding and implementing Hakim Luqman’s TENimplementing Hakim Luqman’s TEN advises he gave his son (Surah # 31)advises he gave his son (Surah # 31) Faith and belief (Deen)Faith and belief (Deen) is the bestis the best GIFTGIFT, your, your FATHERFATHER has ever givenhas ever given YOUYOU Prepare yourself to be thankful toPrepare yourself to be thankful to AllâhAllâh and your parents for the best gifts theyand your parents for the best gifts they have given youhave given you
  4. 4. Parent and son relationshipParent and son relationship 1.1. Study hard – your future depends on itStudy hard – your future depends on it 2.2. Be neat and cleanBe neat and clean 3.3. Don’t fight with brothers and sister & others in generalDon’t fight with brothers and sister & others in general 4.4. Be good to parents and don’t speak back.Be good to parents and don’t speak back. 5.5. World is out to get you so be “extremely careful” inWorld is out to get you so be “extremely careful” in dealings.dealings. 6.6. Don’t hold spoon with right hand while taking food.Don’t hold spoon with right hand while taking food.  7.7. Allah your Rabb.Allah your Rabb. 8.8. EtcEtc
  5. 5. Advice # 1Advice # 1 Luqmân warns his son against the greatestLuqmân warns his son against the greatest injustice man can do. Allâh says that Luqmâninjustice man can do. Allâh says that Luqmân said:said: "O my son! Join not in worship others"O my son! Join not in worship others with Allâh. Verily, joining others inwith Allâh. Verily, joining others in worship with Allâh is a great injusticeworship with Allâh is a great injustice indeed." [31:13]indeed." [31:13]
  6. 6. Man Worships Stone Man Worships Animals Man Worships Man – as in Christianity and Buddhism A n estim ated 33 m illion G ods and G oddesses are w orshipped Man Worships Planets and Stars
  7. 7. Action PlanAction Plan 1.1. Understand the basics of TawheedUnderstand the basics of Tawheed  ‘‘Fundamentals of Tawheed’ can be a good bookFundamentals of Tawheed’ can be a good book  What it means?What it means?  How to practice it?How to practice it?  How to fortify it?How to fortify it? 1.1. Understand what Shirk is and what pitfalls itUnderstand what Shirk is and what pitfalls it can lead tocan lead to 2.2. Adopt the habit of calling upon Allah (swt) inAdopt the habit of calling upon Allah (swt) in times of need, in happiness and in distresstimes of need, in happiness and in distress 3.3. Practice the habit of reciting daily duasPractice the habit of reciting daily duas 4.4. Remember Prophet Ibrahim (A.S.) storyRemember Prophet Ibrahim (A.S.) story
  8. 8. Advice # 2Advice # 2 Luqmân reminds his son of the rights of hisLuqmân reminds his son of the rights of his parents on him, He describes hardshipsparents on him, He describes hardships mothers face bearing children.mothers face bearing children. ““And We have enjoined on man to beAnd We have enjoined on man to be dutiful and good to his parents. His motherdutiful and good to his parents. His mother bore him upon weakness and hardship"bore him upon weakness and hardship" [31:14][31:14]  “ “and his weaning is in two years, giveand his weaning is in two years, give thanks to Me and to your parents. Unto Methanks to Me and to your parents. Unto Me is the final destination." [ 31:14]is the final destination." [ 31:14]
  9. 9. Advice # 2Advice # 2 ContinuedContinued "And if they both strive with you to"And if they both strive with you to make you join in worship with Memake you join in worship with Me others that of which you have noothers that of which you have no knowledge, then obey them not, butknowledge, then obey them not, but behave with them in the worldbehave with them in the world kindly." [31:15]kindly." [31:15]
  10. 10. Action PlanAction Plan 1.1. Always be dutiful towards your parentsAlways be dutiful towards your parents 2.2. Treat parents with kindness and respect (birr –Treat parents with kindness and respect (birr – righteousness)righteousness) 3.3. Recognize the status of your parents and knowRecognize the status of your parents and know the duties towards themthe duties towards them 4.4. Through them you can reach Al-JannahThrough them you can reach Al-Jannah 5.5. Mother comes first then the fatherMother comes first then the father 6.6. Be convinced that whatever your parents askBe convinced that whatever your parents ask you to do – is good for youyou to do – is good for you 7.7. Be very clear that no matter what you do, oneBe very clear that no matter what you do, one can never repay the kindness of parentscan never repay the kindness of parents
  11. 11. Current SituationCurrent Situation Old Age homes –Old Age homes – final destination offinal destination of parentsparents
  12. 12. Advice # 3Advice # 3 Luqmân then describes some examples ofLuqmân then describes some examples of Allâh's MightAllâh's Might "O my son! If it be equal to the weight"O my son! If it be equal to the weight of a grain of mustard seed, and tough itof a grain of mustard seed, and tough it be as a rock, or in the Heavens or thebe as a rock, or in the Heavens or the earth, Allâh will bring it forth. Verilyearth, Allâh will bring it forth. Verily Allâh is subtle in bringing out that grain,Allâh is subtle in bringing out that grain, well aware of its place." [31:16]well aware of its place." [31:16]
  13. 13. Allah’s CreationAllah’s Creation
  14. 14. Action PlanAction Plan 1.1. Learn how to do Tadabbur (ponder overLearn how to do Tadabbur (ponder over Allah (swt) creations)Allah (swt) creations)  Ever wonder…Ever wonder…  why children seem to be able to learn a language sowhy children seem to be able to learn a language so quickly?quickly?  why you have 2 eyes?why you have 2 eyes?  why mountains are the way they are and where they are?why mountains are the way they are and where they are? 1.1. Widen your vision by viewing scientificWiden your vision by viewing scientific videos like those of Harun Yahya’s (videos like those of Harun Yahya’s ( http://www.harunyahya.com/html/m_video_index.htmhttp://www.harunyahya.com/html/m_video_index.htm))
  15. 15. Advice # 4Advice # 4 A great advice to Luqman's son is to establishA great advice to Luqman's son is to establish regular prayer, on time and with the bestregular prayer, on time and with the best possible performance,possible performance, "O my son! Offer prayer perfectly.""O my son! Offer prayer perfectly." [31:17][31:17] Prayer is the direct connection between a Muslim and hisPrayer is the direct connection between a Muslim and his Creator. You must take great care to learn and practiceCreator. You must take great care to learn and practice salat at the prescribed times, the way the Prophet (PBUH)salat at the prescribed times, the way the Prophet (PBUH) used to.used to.
  16. 16. Action Plan for SalahAction Plan for Salah 1.1. Strive to learn how your prayer can beStrive to learn how your prayer can be prefect?prefect? 2.2. Learn to prioritize your activities –Learn to prioritize your activities – a)a) School work Vs SalahSchool work Vs Salah b)b) Outings Vs Salah, etc.Outings Vs Salah, etc. 3.3. Team up with you parents for the prayersTeam up with you parents for the prayers 4.4. How much reward does on get forHow much reward does on get for offering prayers in the Masjed?offering prayers in the Masjed?
  17. 17. Approximately 3 Million people, obeying one person’s command! Brotherhood – A Unique example! People who have never met each other, stand side-by-side as if they were praying together all their lives. A miracle of Allah (swt)!
  18. 18. Advice # 5Advice # 5 Luqmân advises his son toLuqmân advises his son to "enjoin (people) for good, and forbid"enjoin (people) for good, and forbid from evil." [31:17]from evil." [31:17] If every Muslim observes this duty, then evil and mischief will have noIf every Muslim observes this duty, then evil and mischief will have no place in Muslim societyplace in Muslim society
  19. 19. Action PlanAction Plan 1.1. Play an active role inPlay an active role in DawahDawah – inviting people towards– inviting people towards IslamIslam 2.2. Understand the definition ofUnderstand the definition of “Good Behavior”“Good Behavior” 3.3. Every Muslim child should beEvery Muslim child should be responsive, confident andresponsive, confident and determineddetermined 4.4. Do not allowDo not allow “peer pressure”“peer pressure” to play a dominant role into play a dominant role in the development of your mindthe development of your mind 5.5. Be courageous enough to take theBe courageous enough to take the initiative to stopinitiative to stop ifif something is going on wrongsomething is going on wrong 6.6. At the same time, take theAt the same time, take the initiative to encourageinitiative to encourage ifif some good is going onsome good is going on 7.7. Recognize yourRecognize your responsibilityresponsibility towards societytowards society
  20. 20. Advice # 6Advice # 6 After the useful advice he offered his son,After the useful advice he offered his son, Luqmân recommended patience inLuqmân recommended patience in implementing them, and in all matters of life,implementing them, and in all matters of life, "And bear with patience whatever"And bear with patience whatever befalls you. Verily, these are some ofbefalls you. Verily, these are some of the important commandmentsthe important commandments ordered by Allâh with no exemption."ordered by Allâh with no exemption." [31:17][31:17] Patience is a righteous act ordered, and rewarded by AllâhPatience is a righteous act ordered, and rewarded by Allâh ..
  21. 21. Action PlanAction Plan 1.When you Forbid Evil and Enjoin Good – you will face resistance. Life in this world is a Trial 2.What is the meaning of Sabr? – recognize what all sabr encompasses 3.In times of difficulty – composed behavior, firm belief that Allah (swt) will come to your rescue 4.Stories from Prophets & Sahaba • Taif incident, Hazrat Bilal (R.A.)
  22. 22. Advice # 7Advice # 7 Arrogance is an attribute of Allâh alone and notArrogance is an attribute of Allâh alone and not for man. Allâh threatens arrogant people withfor man. Allâh threatens arrogant people with punishment in Hellfire. Luqmân said:punishment in Hellfire. Luqmân said: "And turn not your face with pride"And turn not your face with pride away from others." [31:18]away from others." [31:18]
  23. 23. Advice # 8Advice # 8 To be modest is a great attitude anyone canTo be modest is a great attitude anyone can possess,possess, "Nor walk in insolence through the"Nor walk in insolence through the earth. Verily Allâh likes not eachearth. Verily Allâh likes not each arrogant boaster." [31:18]arrogant boaster." [31:18] Allâh does not like that man who is arrogant and proud ofAllâh does not like that man who is arrogant and proud of himselfhimself
  24. 24. Do Not be ARROGANTDo Not be ARROGANT
  25. 25. Have you seen people like this..Have you seen people like this.. Be humble and be thankful to ALLAHBe humble and be thankful to ALLAH
  26. 26. Advice # 9Advice # 9 To be moderate in walking and talking is alsoTo be moderate in walking and talking is also one of Luqman's advises to his son,one of Luqman's advises to his son, "And be moderate (or show no"And be moderate (or show no insolence) in walking." [31:19]insolence) in walking." [31:19] Islâm offers a code of conduct in every aspect of life. EvenIslâm offers a code of conduct in every aspect of life. Even the way Muslims should walk and talk is demonstrated inthe way Muslims should walk and talk is demonstrated in the Sunnah of the Prophet (pbuh). Islam offers guidelinesthe Sunnah of the Prophet (pbuh). Islam offers guidelines in this regard that will produce the best behavior andin this regard that will produce the best behavior and generate respect.generate respect.
  27. 27. Action PlanAction Plan 1.1. A muslim isA muslim is notnot arrogant – shun arrogancearrogant – shun arrogance 2.2. He should know that whatever he has – is given byHe should know that whatever he has – is given by Allah. He can take all away from him anytime HeAllah. He can take all away from him anytime He wishes.wishes.  Always remember that you are not special to deserve what youAlways remember that you are not special to deserve what you take for granted! Learn to be thankful for what you are and whattake for granted! Learn to be thankful for what you are and what you have.you have. 1.1. Doesn’t think of himself better than others. (Satan didDoesn’t think of himself better than others. (Satan did this mistake of saying that he is better than Adam – hethis mistake of saying that he is better than Adam – he was thrown out of Heaven)was thrown out of Heaven)  Hadith: “No one will enter paradise who has even an atom’sHadith: “No one will enter paradise who has even an atom’s weight of pride in his heart”weight of pride in his heart”  Hadith: “Shall I not tell you about the people of Hell-fire?Hadith: “Shall I not tell you about the people of Hell-fire? Everyone who is harsh, proud, disdainful and arrogant.“Everyone who is harsh, proud, disdainful and arrogant.“ 1.1. Allah will not look at them in the HereafterAllah will not look at them in the Hereafter  Be humble, simple and considerate towards people who have aBe humble, simple and considerate towards people who have a lack of meanslack of means
  28. 28. Advice # 10Advice # 10 Luqmân reminds his son thatLuqmân reminds his son that being harsh while talking willbeing harsh while talking will liken his voice to the braying ofliken his voice to the braying of a donkey. Shouting does nota donkey. Shouting does not win hearts, rather , it will offendwin hearts, rather , it will offend and alienate people,and alienate people, "And lower your voice."And lower your voice. Verily the harshest of allVerily the harshest of all voices is the voicevoices is the voice (braying) of an ass!"(braying) of an ass!" [31:19][31:19]
  29. 29. Action PlanAction Plan 1.1. Hadith: “Surely, Allah does not love anyone who isHadith: “Surely, Allah does not love anyone who is foul-mouthed and obscene.”foul-mouthed and obscene.” 2.2. Lower your voice out of good manners,Lower your voice out of good manners, self-self- confidenceconfidence, tranquility due to the truth you believe in, tranquility due to the truth you believe in and strength of what you have say – talk mildlyand strength of what you have say – talk mildly 3.3. Do no yell or be harsh when speaking, as no one doesDo no yell or be harsh when speaking, as no one does that except if he is ill mannered, or doubts the value ofthat except if he is ill mannered, or doubts the value of his words, or is not confident – be soft-spokenhis words, or is not confident – be soft-spoken 4.4. Control you tongue against foul language – useControl you tongue against foul language – use modest languagemodest language 5.5. Group behavior plays a important role – keep goodGroup behavior plays a important role – keep good companycompany
  30. 30. ““It is this Quran that guides toIt is this Quran that guides to that which is correct.” (17:9)that which is correct.” (17:9) ““This is the book in which thereThis is the book in which there is no doubt, a guidance for theis no doubt, a guidance for the pious.” (2:2)pious.” (2:2)
  31. 31. Summary - The AdvisesSummary - The Advises  TT – Tauheed– Tauheed  RR – Rights– Rights  MM – Might– Might  SS – Salah– Salah  EE – Enjoin– Enjoin  PP – Patience– Patience  AA – Arrogance– Arrogance  MM – Modesty– Modesty  WW – Walking– Walking  BB – Braying– Braying MnemonicMnemonic TRMSETRMSE PPAAMMWBWB

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