Three advisements

Good or bad, whatever a person does he does it for himself, He cannot despise anyone if he knows what he is himself. Despise nobody!  One of the mistakes – maybe the first and foremost – that the Muslims make in their social relations among themselves is that they do not act carefully regarding their Islamic fraternity as required. We are living a life that is a test. Therefore, some people are rich and some are poor. Some others have financial problems at some periods of their lives. Some people…

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Al-Quds is ours

Asst. Prof. Ahmet Hüsrev Çelik The city Al-Quds is ours because of the verse “Exalted is He Who took His Servant by night from al-Masjid al-Haram to al-Masjid al-Aqsa, whose surroundings We have blessed, to show him of Our signs. Indeed, He is the Hearing, the Seeing.” (The Qur’an, Isra, 17:1) Al-Quds is ours because of the hadith “Do not set out on a journey (for religious devotion) but for the three mosques: for this mosque of mine (at Medina) the Sacred Mosque (at Mecca), and the Mosque al-Aqsa (Bait…

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The real duty, capital of life and unnecessary works

As a country we have recently gone through – and still we are going through – very important processes. In the geography we live in there have been very heated and continuously changing events. People have difficulty in even just following these events. National and global news busy us too much. Without even realizing it, we abandon our responsibilities due to our “busyness.” We neglect our real duties with the pretext of worldly activities. This situation actually lays extra burden on us. At this point, we remember a letter of…

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