Islam

SIAPA SAJA MANUSIA TEMAN IBLIS NANTI?

Rasul suatu hari bertanya kepada Iblis : Siapa saja dari umatku yang menjadi temanmu nanti wahai Iblis? Iblis menjawab ada 10 golongan. 1. Pemimpin yang dholim pada rakyatnya. 2. Orang yang sombong 3. Orang kaya yang tidak peduli darimana hartanya 4. Ulama yang selalu membenarkan tindakan pemimpin dholim 5. Pedagang yang berkhianat

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Islam

Siapa orang-orang yang berbahagia?

Siapa sih orang yang berbagia itu? Ulama menjelaskannya sebagai berikut: 1. Orang yang hatinya mengetahui bahwa Allah selalu bersama dirinya. 2. Orang yang sabar untuk melakukan keta’atan, sabar ketika ditimpa musibah 3. Qona’ah, ridho dengan ketetapan Allah Para ahli hikmah menjelaskan 3 perkara yang bisa merenggangkan kesedihan dan menghilangkan kesusahan 1. Dzikrullah, dengan bentuk apa […]

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Lain-lain

Big Data Mengalahkan Sistem Konvensional (Story of Netflix)

Originally posted on Open Big Data:
Setelah beberapa post membahas tentang fitur dan hal teknis tentang Big Data, rasanya sekarang sudah tiba waktunya. Waktunya untuk mengulas Big Data in the Big Picture. Maksudnya adalah mengulas bagaimana Big Data benar-benar digunakan dan bermanfaat. Bahkan Big Data menjadi faktor yang menyebabkan perusahaan yang menggunakannya bisa menantang dan…

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Islam

Reading Al-Fatihah in prayer (part 1)

Status in the prayer The scholars had different opinions about the obligation to read Surat al-Fatihah in prayer. The majority of scholars, including Imam Shafi’i, Malik, and Ahmad ibn Hanbal agreed that reading al-Fatihah is a Rukun of prayer. If someone leaves it, even though he is able to read it, his prayer is invalid. […]

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Islam

How to perform Takbiratul Ihram (detail explanation)

Status in the prayer: Rukun. It means if someone who does not perform takbiratul ihram in his salah, his salah is invalid or rejected. Daleel or The preposition: مِفْتَاحُ الصَّلاَةِ الطُّهُورُ، وَتَحْرِيمُهَا التَّكْبِيرُ، وَتَحْلِيلُهَا التَّسْلِيمُ The key to prayer is cleanliness, and the tahrim (which forbids doing anything – in the salah) is takbir, and the […]

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Declaring niyyah or intention in the prayer is Sunnah

Pronouncing niyyah or niat or intention before performing salah is sunnah as per convention between ulama from madzab As-Syafi’i and madzab Hambali. The redaction for example, for Fajr or Subuh prayer: اُصَلّى فَرْضَ الصُّبْحِ رَكْعَتَيْنِ مُسْتَقْبِلَ الْقِبْلَةِ اَدَاءً مَأْمُوْمًا ِللهِ تَعَالَى Usholli fardha as-subhi rak’atayni mustaqbila al-qiblati ada-an ma’muman lillahi ta’ala I intend to pray […]

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Lain-lain

The mistakes in Al Fatihah and other Surah

Once upon a time, I visited my ustad (Al-Qur’an teacher) to discuss several things. We discussed many things, and when it comes to Al-Qur’an, I ask him about my intention to teach Al-Qur’an using an online method as an alternative to a hundred methods out there. Two hesitations made me need to ask him directly. […]

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Management and Business

The cultural intelligence vs emotional intelligence

The Cultural Intelligent textbook (2012) states that the Cultural Intelligence (CQ) framework is ABCD which is short for Acquire, Build, Contemplate, and Do. “Acquire” is the process of gathering information and knowledge about a culture. “Build” is creating a strategy of how to use the information that has been obtained to achieve our goals. “Contemplate” […]

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Management and Business

Inventory Driven Cost

It is interesting that world big company like HP ever had a problem that seems not really important (even me will neglect this culprit) but it has big impact on the company’s operation. We call it Inventory Driven Cost (IDC). It is a hidden cost that most of us did not aware of it. Including […]

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