Corruption of the scientist

Famous Muslim Astronomer Biruni submitted his best studies on astronomy to the ruler of his time, Sultan Mas’ud, the son of Mahmud of Ghazni. Amazed by the wonderful scientific study, Sultan Mas’ud sent him many gifts of an elephant load. However, Biruni said, “These gifts may corrupt me and draw my attention away from the science and knowledge if I take them” and he declined the gifts.  

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The Crucial Word

A man decides to buy a cow for his farm and sets off to the bazaar. He comes across his friend on the way. His friend asks him: “What are you up to?” The man answers “I am going to buy a cow for the farm!” Then his friend says “Why are you talking in this way? You should say inshaAllah (God willing). No one knows what will happen. Say “God willing, I’m going to buy a cow.” Then the man responds “Why do I need to talk that way?…

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Donts in Salah Training

~ Do not confront indispensable pleasures of children with salah. ~ Do not push the children to double dealing. ~ Do not want them to learn and practise the knowledge and practice which are not appropriate to their age. ~ Pay attention to what you say. Speak kindly and accordingly to the age and capacity of your children. ~ Do not give them an impression that you observe their prayers like a detective. ~ Do not start to train them with a verse or hadith describing the future punishment and…

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Tips for a Healthier Life

* Start the day with a glass of water and drink 2.5 litres of water every day! * Consume the fruits and vegetables in their natural seasons! * Put the milk always for children and yoghurt for adults! * Gain strength with herbs before getting ill! * Have the following herbs always in your house; peppermint, lime, garden sage, thyme, basil, ginger, nigella and green tea. * Consume more dittander, parsley, peppermint, dill, rocket, basil! * Prepare the salad using various ingredients. * Prepare your own soup instead of buying…

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The Proofs of the Existence of Angels

Bediuzzaman explains the proofs of existence of the angels through ten points in 29. Word Treatise. 1- ‘THE TRUTH’ REQUIRES THE EXISTENCE OF THE ANGELS Although the earth is quite small when you compare it to the sky it is filled with the counscious beings such as human and jinn. This situation of the earth which is sometimes emptied and then filled indicates clearly that of course there are beings which have life and conscious in the skies which look like adorned palaces. These beings are called “angels” and “spirituals”…

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The Truth of Tawheed

Tawheed (oneness of Allah) is to declare and acknowledge that Allah is one; that is, to attribute the source of everything to Him, and to demand everything from Him, to fear only Him, to make worship exclusively for Him and to see Him in everything. If you pay attention you can see that almost all verses of the Qur’an indicate different dimensions of tawhid principle and become mirror to this truth in a way. Thus, all of the verses weave the creed of tawhid like a tapestry in the perfect…

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The Holy Qur’an and Preserving the Islamic Letters

There were times that the bridge between generations, the bound between past and future, the relation between 20th century and 21st century had been broken out. The books in the libraries went in vain in one day. Millions of people were forced to leave the Qur’anic scripts away. The ones reading on and writing in Islamic letters were sent into jails and many suffered under the scrutiny of the then government’s so-called modernization rules, and the rest increasingly and honourably still preserve it. After the oppressive rules of the Alphabet…

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Proving the Existence of Allah (SWT)

Islamic theology (Kalaam) tried to prove God’s existence only emphasizing on mind, and did not dwell on marifatullah (knowing Allah),.  Mysticism (Tasawwuf) by contrast, did not focus on proving the existence of God, but on marifatullah, muhabbatullah (love of Allah), and spiritual tastes (lazzat-i ruhaniya), and  moved by heart and spiritual journey Risale-i Nur, combining the mind and the heart, proved God’s existence via  the mind, as well as using heart, and focusing on muhabbatullah and marifatullah. We can say that Risale-i Nur in this context, combines theology (Kalaam) and…

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