Garden of Truths

GARDEN OF TRUTHS Mother Abu Hurairah (RA) narrates: A man came up and said: “O the Messenger of Allah! Who is most deserved of my good behaviour and nice conversation?” The Prophet (PBUH) answered, “your mother!” The man asked again: “then who?” The Prophet answered, “your mother!” The man asked again: “then who?” The Messenger (PBUH) answered again, “your mother!” The man asked for the fourth time: “then who?” For that time the Messenger (PBUH) answered, “your father!” (Bukhari)  *** Shall we learn foreign languages? The Prophet (PBUH) encouraged learning…

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Protection and Preservation and the Hereafter

Risale-i Nur Proves the Resurrection and the Hereafter* SEVENTH TRUTH [The Gate of Protection and Preservation, The Manifestation of the Names of Preserver (Hafiz) and Guardian (Raqib)] Is it at all possible that Allah’s attribute of Preserver (Hafiz), which protects all things with the utmost order and balance, – things in the heavens and on the earth, on dry land and in the ocean, dry and wet, large and small, commonplace and exalted- and as it were, sifts their results by way of accounting – is it at all possible…

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Qardhul Hassan instead of Microcredit

By Abdulkadir Salih Under the hard conditions of the modern economic system, the Muslims should seek the legal ways out for their economic transactions and qardhul hassan seems to be one of them. One of the biggest problems of today is small-scale money supply for small businesses, or to use a more technical term, the need for microcredit. Because of low income rates, the concept of saving is available only theoretically for those people and families who have low income and the need for credit has become inevitable and is…

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Revitalizing Higher Education in The Muslim World

All aspects of backwardness in the Ummah’s history are the results of distortions in the Ummah’s cognitive and psychological makeup, which can be treated only when their true nature is discovered and they become the focus of reform efforts by Muslims. Only then can the Muslim nation rid itself of its hazy vision, poor motivation, and inadequate performance. THE PROBLEM The remedy prescribed for a given problem is often inappropriate or insufficient for a complete resolution of the situation, owing to an erroneous diagnosis or a defective analysis of the…

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