By Nurliyana Ahmad
GOMBAK, 9 November 2019: In conjunction with PSYCTA Maulid Nabi Week, the Secretariat of Psychology (PSYCTA) again brings out the UPSYC Corner with the topic “The Prophetic Da’wah” to commemorate the birth of Prophet Muhammad, which falls on 12 Rabiulawal, according to Muslim calendar in 570 AD in Makkah.
The sharing session, held at HSC TR 12 Human Sciences Building, featured a postgraduate student in Quran and Sunnah, Ahmad Syarief bin Fadhli.
Syarief, in his sharing session, said the 12th Rabiulawal is considered as the birthday and also the death day of Prophet SAW. He pointed out that the most significant part of the Prophet’s life is near to his death after he was appointed as a prophet.
“This part is significant because revelations are coming down the whole time during that period from Allah SWT. That’s what makes this part so far different from his early life.”
“The significance of Prophet SAW’s life, different from anyone else, is because of the point of the revelation he received from Allah SWT.
“His responsibility as the messenger of Allah is to tell the revelation to everyone,” he said.
Syarief clarified that Maulidur Rasul should be celebrated the whole life of Prophet SAW and what makes him significant is because of the revelation, not merely about him.
UPSYC Corner’s programme manager, Muhamad Afiq Asyraf bin Md Ishak who is also the members of PSYCTA marks “The Prophetic Da’wah” as the final session for UPSYC Corner.
His prime objective to conduct this session is to discuss how psychology can relate to the da’wah of the Prophet.
“I want to change the mindset of people that Islam also associates and not rejecting psychology because there are some people who believe that psychology only comes from western perspective,” he explained.
He also expressed the hope for PSYCTA in the next tenure to involve more programmes that help students apply the psychological knowledge, not just in class, but also to put the knowledge into practice outside the classroom, even for non-psychology students which would benefit them in real life.***