About the Prayers-Grade 1

About the Prayers     The guardians must teach their children how to pray and order them to pray each prayer once they become seven lunar years old. In the following lessons, an outline of the performance of the five prayers is given, mentioning both the required and some optional parts. However, only the required parts of the wudu’ are outlined. The optional parts are introduced in Book II of this series.

Islam is the Religion of All the Prophets-Grade 1

Islam is the Religion of All the Prophets     All the prophets were Muslim. All the prophets said “No one is God except Allah.” Our Master, Adam, may peace be upon him, was a Muslim prophet. He was the first of the prophets. Our Master, Nuh (Noah), may peace be upon him, was a Muslim prophet. Our Master, Ibrahim (Abraham), may peace be upon him, was a Muslim prophet. Our Master, Muhammad, sallallahu ^alayhi wa sallam, was a Muslim prophet. He was the last of the prophets. I love all the prophets.              

Islam is My Religion-Grade 1

Islam is My Religion     Allah said in Surat Al ^Imran, Ayah 19, what means: “Certainly, the only religion accepted by Allah is Islam.” Islam is the correct Religion. Islam is the Religion of Muhammad, ^Isa (Jesus), and Musa (Moses), may peace be upon them. Islam is the Religion of all the prophets. The believers will have Paradise, and the blasphemers will have Hellfire. I am a young Muslim, and I love the Religion of Islam.   Know by heart, that which means: “O Allah, make me among Your pious slaves, and admit me to Paradise with the forerunning Muslims.”      ...

The Best of the Deeds-Grade 1

The Best of the Deeds Imam al-Bukhariyy related that the Messenger of Allah, sallallahu ^alayhi wa sallam, said which means: “The best of the deeds is the belief in Allah and His Messenger.” Imam Malik, the son of Anas, related that the Messenger of Allah, sallallahu ^alayhi wa sallam, said what means: “The best of what I and the prophets before me said is: ‘No one is God except Allah.’”

Explanation of Suratul-Ikhlas-Grade 1

Explanation of Suratul-Ikhlas     I start with the name of Allah, the One Who is Merciful to the believers and non-believers in this world and the One Who is merciful to the believers only in the Hereafter. Ayah #1 of Suratul-Ikhlas means: Allah is One without partner. Ayah #2 means: Allah does not need anything and everything needs Allah. Ayah #3 means: Allah does not have children and Allah does not have a mother or a father. Ayah #4 means: No thing is similar or equal to Allah.                  

Allah Exists without a Place-Grade 1

Allah Exists without a Place     Allah exists without a place. Allah does not resemble anything. Allah does not need anything. Allah is not a body. Allah does not have organs. Allah does not need a place. Allah exists without a place.   Know that our Master ^Aliyy, may Allah raise his rank, said what means: “Before creating the place, Allah existed without a place, and after He created the place, Allah exists without a place.”      

Allah is Not a Body-Grade 1

Allah is Not a Body Allah sees without a pupil. Allah hears without an ear. Allah speaks without a tongue or lips. Allah does not have organs. Allah knows without being taught. Allah does not resemble anything, and nothing resembles Him.   Know by heart, that which means: “I declare that Allah is clear of any imperfection. I praise Allah and thank Him. Without the help of Allah, no one has the strength to obey Him.”          

Allah Is Great-Grade 1

Allah Is Great     Allah is alive and does not die. Allah’s Will does not change. Allah has power over everything. Allah is the Owner of everything. Allah knows everything. Nothing is hidden from Allah   Know by heart, that which means: “Allah’s support suffices me. No one is God but Him. On Him I rely, and He is the Lord of the Grand ^Arsh.”    

Allah Does Not Resemble Anything-Grade 1

Allah Does Not Resemble Anything Allah said in the Qur’an, in Surat ash-Shura, Ayah 11, what means: “Nothing resembles Him (Allah) in any way whatsoever.” Allah does not resemble the angels. Allah does not resemble the humans. Allah does not have a shape. Allah does not have a color. Allah does not resemble any of the creations. Know that Imam Dhun-Nun al-Misriyy, may Allah raise his rank, said: “Whatever you imagine in your mind, Allah is different from it.”              

Allah is the Creator of Everything-Grade 1

Allah is the Creator of Everything     Allah created the first human from soil. Allah created the angels from light. Allah created the jinn from fire. Allah created the heavens and made them the residence of the angels. Allah created the Earth and made it a residence for humans, jinn, and animals.   Know by heart Ayah 16 of Surat ar-Ra^d, which means: “Allah is the Creator of everything.”            

Allah is the Lord of Everything-Grade 1

Allah is the Lord of Everything Allah is my Lord and the Lord of my mother and my father. Allah is the Lord of my brother and my sister. Allah is the Lord of my teacher and my friends. Allah is the Lord of the heavens and the Earth. Allah is the Lord of everything. I am a Muslim; I love Allah so much.   Know by heart, that which means: “Allah, Allah is my Lord. I do not associate anything with Him.”          

Allah is One, Without a Partner to Him-Grade 1

Allah is One, Without a Partner to Him Allah is One, without a partner to Him. Allah exists without a beginning or an end. Allah does not have a wife. Allah does not have a son or a daughter. Allah does not have a father or a mother. Allah does not have a brother or a sister. Allah does not resemble us.   Know by heart, that which means: “No one is God except Allah, the One without a partner to Him. Without Allah’s protection, no one can avoid disobeying Him, and without Allah’s help, no one has the strength to obey Him.”  ...

The Greatest Matters of Islam-Grade 1

The Greatest Matters of Islam Imam Muslim narrated that the Prophet, sallallahu ^alayhi wa sallam, said what means: “The greatest matters of Islam are five: Testifying that no one is God except Allah and that Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah; performing prayer; giving Zakah; performing Hajj; and fasting Ramadan.   Know by heart, that which means: “O Allah, help us learn what is beneficial to us, help us benefit from what You have enabled us to learn, and increase our knowledge.”                  

I am a Young Muslim-Grade 1

I am a Young Muslim     I love Allah, my Creator I love Muhammad, my prophet I love the Qur’an, my book. I love the Ka^abah, my qiblah I love Islam, my religion.   I testify that no one is God except Allah, and I testify that Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah I accept Allah as my Lord, Islam as my religion, and Muhammad as my Prophet.