How Can I become a Better Person

The MBTI Personality Test and Islam (with transliteration)
Identify your inborn preferences and Refine them!

”(Ch. 20. then guided it aright.Rules “Kullun Muyassarun lima khuliqa lah…” “…Our Lord is He Who gave to each thing its form and nature. verse 50) .

.Rules (Cont’d) Everybody is born for a reason and has a mission in life. Allah endows us with capabilities to do our mission in life. Complementarity in the world.

We have to refine weaknesses in view of Islamic manners (Qur’an + Prophetic guidance) .Rules (Cont’d) We have to identify our skills/capabilities with Allah’s guidance. improve and capitalize on them for the dawah’s sake.

verse 46) “Righteousness is good character and wrong doing is that which wavers in your heart and about which you do not want people to know” (Prophet Muhammad PBUH) . 41. it is against his own self. it is for (the benefit of) his own self. and whosoever does evil.Outcome “Whosoever does righteous good deed. And your Lord is not at all unjust to (His) slaves” (Ch.

Feeling (How you make your decisions…) Judging --.The Four Dichotomies Extraversion --.Intuition (What info grab your attention…) Thinking --.Introversion (What energizes you…) Sensing --.Perceiving (How you lead your life…) What is your type? .

16 Personality Types Refer to handout… .

. 50. verse 18).Main Islamic Refining (refer to Handout) Extravert: Don’t be nosy… “Min husni islamil mar2 tarkuhu mala ya3neeh.” Don’t talk too much… “Not a word does one utter but there is a watcher ready (to record it)” (Ch.

49. Repel (the evil) with one which is better…” (Ch. verse 12). and who pardon men..” (Ch. who repress anger. verily. A higher station: “The good deed and the evil deed cannot be equal. “O you who believe! Avoid much suspicion.Main Islamic Refining (refer to Handout) Introvert: Don’t hold grudges…”Those who spend (in Allah’s cause) in prosperity and in adversity.. indeed some suspicions are sins…” (Ch. verse 134). verse 34) Husn ath-than… Make good excuses even for those who treat you badly. Allah loves those who do good to others. . 3. 41.

35.Main Islamic Refining (refer to Handout) Sensing: Tawakkol – Relying on Allah SWT. . Intuition: Watch out from too much hope/dreaming… “satan makes promises to them. You can never take EVERYTHING into consideration… Don’t plot too much! “…But the evil plot encompasses only him who makes it…. and satan’s promises are nothing but deceptions” (Ch. verse 120). 4.” (Ch. verse 43). and arouses in them false desires.

3. you dealt with them gently. and if you distort your witness or refuse to give it. And had you been severe and harsh-hearted. lest you avoid justice. “And by the Mercy of Allah. . verse 135). they would have broken away from about you… “ (Ch. and argue with them in a way that is better…” (Ch. 4. verse 159). 16. verily Allah is Ever Well-Acquainted with what you do.” (Ch. Feeling: Allah SWT comes first: “… So follow not the lusts (of your heart). verse 125).Main Islamic Refining (refer to Handout) Thinking: Don’t be too blunt… “Invite mankind to the Way of your Lord (Islam) with wisdom and fair preaching.

Time of a Muslim is very valuable… . Perceiving Time Management.Main Islamic Refining (refer to Handout) Judging Remember always that everything is by the Will of Allah (regardless of how hard you plan!).

Jazakum Allahu Khayran  .