Sunday, June 17, 2012

Islamic Views Regarding Isra 'Mi'raj

Islamic Views About Isra 'Mi'raj

Only Spirit or Body?

There are some people who say that the Isra and Mi'raj of the Prophet sallallaahu 'Alaihi Wa Sallam is only his soul, while his body does not participate.

This opinion if we associate with the events afterwards and the impact experienced by him Shalallahu 'Alaihi Wa Sallam, seems unacceptable.

Because if only the soul flies to the sky, while the body remains on the earth, there should not be a stir in the midst of its people. Even though Sirah Nabawiyah noted that after the Prophet's confession of the incident, a reaction emerged from the infidels of Quraysh who denied it.

For their logic, it's impossible for humans to fly into the sky with their bodies. If it's just the soul, many of them can believe it.

As the Arab community at that time believed in the genie that could fly high into the sky. So if only the spirit of the Prophet Muhammad sallalla 'flew into the sky, Alaihi Wa Sallam alone would certainly not cause rebuttal.

But because he sallallaahu 'Alaihi Wa Sallam said that he was fully, including his body and body, who flew into space, after' stopping 'at Baitil Maqdis in Palestine, there was an extraordinary rejection of the Arabs.

And the understanding that the Prophet sallalla 'Alaihi Wa Sallam contained' and mi'raj with his body and spirit consciously, not a dream, was the belief of the majority of Muslims, and became a belief in ahlussunnah wal jamaah throughout the ages.

On the contrary, those who deny that their body is flying, generally arises from among the experts who emphasize human logic considerations rather than revelation.

Hadith about
Bargaining Bid Number of Prayers
Sahih is not a hadith is the affairs of the hadith experts. They call us terms muhaddits. With all available knowledge, they are people who have the capacity and authority to assess and establish the position of a hadith.

While those of us who are not hadith experts, it is certainly not justified to play accusations about the position of a hadith. The Saheeh and the absence of a hadith, we never know at all, and never has given us the authority to say anything about it.

Those who belong to the muhaddits are the great scholars recognized by the Islamic world throughout history. In the top spot, we can call big names such as Al Imam Al Bukhari and Al Imam Muslim rahimahumallah.
Both of them can be said to be true in the science of hadith. Each has compiled the agreed book as the most authentic book in the world after the Qur'an. No one has opposed this and has been tested throughout the past 14 centuries.

The Prophet sallallaahu 'Alaihi Wa Sallam said, "Allah obliges my people 50 prayers and I return with that order, until I pass by Prophet Moses where he asks," What does Allah oblige your people? "I replied," Allah requires 50 prayers. "
Moses said, "Return to your god, because your people will not be strong on that order." So I returned and God blotted out half of it and I returned to Moses and said, "God has blotted out one."
Moses said again, "Return to your god, because your people will not be strong on that order." So I returned and God blotted out half of it and I returned to Moses.
Moses said again, "Return to your god, because your people will not be strong on that order." Then I went back and God said, "The prayer is five (time) and is rated fifty (reward) and My words will not change." I returned to Moses.
Moses said again, "Go back to your god." But I said, "I'm ashamed of my god." (HR Bukhari Muslim)

Hadith of Mi'raj

Hadith about the story of mi'raj Prophet Muhammad Shalallahu 'Alaihi Wa Sallam met with Moses 'alaihissalam, is a hadith contained in the shahih of Bukhari and Muslim shahih. That is, the hadith is a true hadith, not a hadith or false hadith.
Besides Al Bukhari and Muslim, other hadith experts also say the same thing, namely this hadith is a authentic hadith. There is no record that says that for example there is one hadith expert who says that this history is not authentic or false.


As for the bargaining business, the issue of the obligation to pray 5 times in question is actually not necessary to make it difficult. His hadith is valid and we have received it with all confidence.
We cannot say that the Prophet Muhammad Salihahu 'Alaihi Wa Sallam was a fool because he wanted to be told to. Who interprets that the Prophet Muhammad sallallaahu 'Alaihi Wa Sallam was told? He himself did not feel told to be told by Moses.

Only the orientalists and the zindiqs who twisted the truth into a day-dawd dream as if the prophet Muhammad Shalallahu 'Alaihi Wa Sallam was so stupid that he would have been instructed by Moses.

If we understand the science of parrots, balaghah and the science of Arabic, not all command words mean telling as a ruling body to the jongos. For example, we say to Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta'ala in the letter Al Fatihah: Ihdinashshirathal mustaqim, which means that we give us a straight path. Said ihdina is fi'il amr the working command.

Then are we with that we may take the conclusion that we are old and God (na'uzubillah) is jongos, then He tells us, just because we are ordering something to God?
If the question is why there is no such story in the Qur'an, the answer is God's business. Does a faith have to be written in the Qur'an before we want to believe it? What is lacking from the prophetic hadith? Or perhaps we have been deceived by the ideas of religious understanding?

What's wrong with the story being written in the narrated hadith? Is it if a story is just written in the hadith of the prophet, then we can just say the verdict that the story is false or israiliyat? Are all the hadiths israiliyat?

Nabi Musa Shalallahu 'Alaihi Wa Sallam

The truth is that Prophet Moses was the companion of the Prophet Muhammad Shalallahu 'Alaihi Wa Sallam. He had had a bad experience with his Jewish people. So when he heard the people of the Prophet Muhammad Shalallahu 'Alaihi Wa Sallam burdened with the prayer of 50 times, Musa gave advice and input, not the order let alone the Prophet Shalallahu' Alaihi Wa Sallam as a fool sent. Never Moses was forced into the Prophet Muhammad Shalallahu 'Alaihi Wa Sallam.

And for Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta'ala there is no problem if deliberately making the Prophet Muhammad Salihahu 'Alaihi Wa Sallam back and forth. There is nothing to dispute about the story, all mediocre. Naturally, Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta'ala corrects his own orders. Not at all to show His incompleteness.

What needs to be surprised is the negative thinking of the zindiqs, who easily criticize the prophet Muhammad Shalallahu 'Alaihi Wa Sallam as a fool (naudzubillah). There is a gap that they use to commit contempt to this religion.

Unfortunately, those who are not zindiq sometimes get carried away with evil thoughts, because evil thoughts are indeed posted on the internet. Maybe this is the way of thinking zindiqs that need to be reinstalled.

Perayaan Isra 'Mi'raj
The Prophet's companions had never performed any rituals, including never celebrating the anniversary of the Prophet Muhammad Shalallahu 'Alaihi Wa Sallam, nor ever celebrating the day of the fall of the Qur'an and the Isra' mi'raj of the prophets.

All of that was never done in the era of friendship, especially in the time of the Prophet Salihu 'Alaihi Wa Sallam was still alive. None of the scholars rejected this reality. All admit that at that time there was no such activity.

But when there are people or Muslim communities who then do it, as we see in various Muslim countries, should that also be prohibited? Does the celebration become heresy and haram to do? And is there a prohibition on the Prophet Salihahu 'Alaihi Wa Sallam specifically to forbid the celebration?

Answers to problems like this never reach the final point of agreement. Scholars and Muslims are very different in reacting. Some people straightforwardly issued a fatwa forbidden and heresy. That is, anyone who carries out these various activities has a great sin and death will go to hell.

But others see a different perspective. Although still acknowledging that in the time of the Prophet Salihu 'Alaihi Wa Sallam and in the time of the Companions there were never activities like this, but in their view, activities like this did not necessarily become haram to be done.

These two camps have been disagreeing since ancient times, and it seems that to this day the dissent continues. One remains loyal to his bid'ah verdict and the other remains comintent not to give it up.

Opinion Opinion

Those who give birth to celebrations as mentioned above, usually argue that any religious activity that does not have an example from the Messenger of Allaah 'Alaihi Wa Sallam and the Companions, means the law of heresy. And all kinds of heresy are lost and the heretic is in hell.
They are generally very worried that the business of celebrating maulid, isra 'mi'raj and nuzulul quran will drag themselves to hell. Not enough fear for themselves, they were busy campaigning to forbid Muslims from doing it.

Millions of copies of books, tapes, lectures, recordings and propaganda tools and the flow of their funds rolled out for the campaign that all of them were heretical and led to hell.

The argument is simple, because it was never done in the time of the prophet, so anyone who did it was deemed to have made a new religion and eternal place in hell.

Enable Opinion

Those who allow not also do not want to lose in arguing. Even though it was never done at the time of the Prophet, according to them it was not necessarily such an activity could be considered a heresy and bring it to hell.
Because what is included as heresy is only that one can add to the ritual of worship, such as the prayer which is added to the pillars or the rak'ah. Whereas the commemoration of the birthday of the Prophet, according to them, has nothing to do with ritual worship, but is more related to the technical problem of muamalah. And in the case of muamalah, the principle is that anything can be done as long as it does not violate matters which are expressly prohibited.

If you add rakaat shubuh prayer to three rak'ahs, then it's called heresy. Or change the place of Hajj from Arafah to the monas field, that is also heresy. But if we commemorate the birth of someone including our Prophet, or the first day of the descent of the Quran, there is absolutely no connection with the rituals of worship.

It is their opinion that allows such activity.


It might be good for these two groups to sit together to discuss this issue more openly. At least so that Muslims are not confused and increasingly hostile to each other.
Because the attitudes of each teacher sometimes do not lead to tolerance in differing opinions. On the contrary, tend to intentionally want to spread feelings of hostility, feel themselves most right, other people must be in the wrong position, stupid, ignorant and have no knowledge.

Such a mentality sometimes even undermines sincerity in preaching. Finally, the da'wah orientation which initially invited people to be good, changed and instead invited people to fight each other with fellow Muslims.

Even if each of them expresses his opinion well, in the scientific study forum, based on the spirit of togetherness, and compassion, of course the atmosphere will not be as harsh now.
Maybe with the change of generation it will be achieved, God willing.

Fimadani/The Truth Seeker Media

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