Potential Dangers Threatening Fraternity And The Cure

This old story is of the brothers and sisters. A very story which has been repeated since Habil and Qabil, the sons of prophet Adam (AS). The evil inclinations of human have their roles in this story as well as Shaytan (satan) himself. This is something which if it is obtained in a straightforward way it will be the building blocks of solidarity and cooperation in the society. Otherwise; it will trigger chaos and clash and turn the life into a hell. This is brotherhood. The fellowship and fraternity is…

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Silent Cries of “Youth”

Not long born;still in the first part of life, not old; juvenile, having little experience; inexperienced; unpracticed; weak… The literary meaning of “young”… I can hear the voices “No, not inexperienced. No not weak!” And you are not wrong actually. Some exceptions don’t make any difference. Young is young. It is true that young people have less experience in contrast with the older ones in life. But isn’t there a saying “Wisdom has nothing to do with the age; it has something to do with the head and what you…

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Do You Believe: A barber’s fallacy

A man goes to a barber to have his hair cut as he always does and begins to speak to the barber. After speaking about many subjects, their conversation turns into a conversation about Allah (SWT). Barber: Look! I don’t believe in God. Man: Well… But what is your reason? Barber: It is very easy to explain, just go out to see. Tell me please; if God existed, would be there so many diseased and gloomy people? Would be there forsaken children? If there was God, nobody would be in…

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Basic Principles of Islamic Invitation

Risale-i Nur is one of the most precious works of our time. It both clarifies numerous faith related issues and includes guidelines for science. Starting from this issue, we will try to look at Risale-i Nur in this part of the magazine from a pedagogic and psychological point of view. The introduction sentence at the beginning of The Words, also pointed out by Yusuf Karaçay in his article, will guide us. “Brother! You wanted a few words of advice from me, so listen to a few truths included in eight…

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Editor: The World Needs HIM

Today, one in five of humanity and half of the earth call him “their Prophet!” and love him and obey him. The magnificence of the noor (light) of Muhammad (PBUH) has never diminished for fourteen hundred years. Although some deficiencies of the members of Muslim world have risen recently and the beauties of Islam are not being successfully reflected into every walk of life, the noor (light) of Muhammad has his power to function all the time and it is still the real source of hope to humanity. It is…

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The 3rd International Bediuzzaman and Risale-i Nur Symposium

The 3rd International Bediuzzaman and Risale-i Nur Symposium has been held by Hayrat Foundation on June 5-6th 2010 in Konya Mawlana Centre for Culture. The theme of the symposium was “the Truths of Belief in the Risale-i Nur” and it was stated that there are reasonable explanations of the essentials of belief such as belief in Allah, belief in prophets, belief in destiny, belief in angels, belief in hereafter and belief in scriptures in the Risale-i Nur which was authored by Bediuzzaman Said Nursi and all people need these Qur’anic…

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