60 Quranic Practical Ayats 3

Part III  (Continuation from part 2). 41. Do not expect a return for your good behavior, not even thanks [76/9] - Jangan pernah mengharapkan balasan dari perbuatan baik, bahkan (jangan mengharapkan ucapan) terima kasih sekali pun. (Al Qur'an Surat 76 ayat 9). 42. Cooperate with one another in good deeds and do not cooperate with … Continue reading 60 Quranic Practical Ayats 3

60 Quranic Practical Ayats 2

Part II -- (please see part 1 here). 21. When you hear something malicious about someone, keep a favorable view about him/her until you attain full knowledge about the matter. Consider others innocent until they are proven guilty with solid and truthful evidence [24/12-13] - Jika mendengar kabar jelek (negatif) mengenai seseorang, jang buru-buru mempercayainya; … Continue reading 60 Quranic Practical Ayats 2

60 Quranic Practical Ayats – 1

Some of the lessons learned from Qur'an that apply to our general living; Quranic Ayat's which helps in our every way of life. Beberapa pelajaran dari Al-Qur'an yang membantu dalam praktek kehidupan sehari-hari kita. Part I : 1-20 Respect and honor all human beings irrespective of their religion, color, race, sex, language, status, property, birth, … Continue reading 60 Quranic Practical Ayats – 1

Kiwir, Socrates and Backbiting

Backbiting and Triple Filter Test This is about our friend Kiwir and a great figure named Socrates. Although Kiwir was not sure enough about the validity of the story, he still thought that it would be useful to remind us about it, since what Socrates taught was very useful for many. First, Socrates. In ancient … Continue reading Kiwir, Socrates and Backbiting

The Amazing Heart of Man – Tentang Hati 4

The Sayings of Imam Ali (A.S.) regarding the heart I am amazed at the heart of man: It possesses the substance of wisdom as well as the opposites contrary to it ... for if hope arises in it, it is brought low by covetousness: and if covetousness is aroused in it, greed destroys it. If … Continue reading The Amazing Heart of Man – Tentang Hati 4

Indonesian Govt Warns Anti-Shiite Movements

Melarang mazhab Syiah merupakan masalah yang sangat serius. Bahkan negara yang konservatif seperti Arab Saudi saja tidak melarang perbedaan mazhab. Hal itu juga bertentangan dengan 'Risalah Amman'  yang merupakan keputusan bersama Keabsahan Mazhab-Mazhab dalam Islam yang ditandatangani 146 ulama dari 48 negara, termasuk beberapa tokoh NU, Muhammadiyah dan lainnya dari Indonesia, pada Konperensi Islam Internasional … Continue reading Indonesian Govt Warns Anti-Shiite Movements

Kemarin ia Hanya Setetes Sperma

Aku heran pada kesombongan mereka yang arogan dan hina; Kemarin ia hanya setetes sperma (mani) dan besok ia akan berubah menjadi bangkai. I wonder at the arrogance of a haughty and vain person. Yesterday he was only a drop of semen and tomorrow he will turn into a corpse. I wonder at the man who … Continue reading Kemarin ia Hanya Setetes Sperma