I belong to my family!

Experts define the family as ‘the group, the household who live in the same house and consists of a husband and a wife at least, or a father, a mother, a child, and relatives as part of a larger family’. Yes, this is the description of a family; but what are the important principles and pillars which will support the family and prevent its collapse? The answer to this question is very important for the continuation of the family unit. There are very important principles which tie family members to…

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Knowledge and application of disciplining the lower self are totally different

  “Do you order righteousness of the people and forget yourselves while you recite the Scripture? Then will you not reason?” (The Qur’an, Baqarah, 2:44) Years ago one of my friends complained about a man who frequented his lectures: “He is so egotistical and arrogant. I do not know how to teach him not to be so egotistical and proud.” I advised him “Talk about the badness of egoism and arrogance and the ways to overcome them when he is present in the classes. Do not directly address him however!…

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The real purpose of those who deny the School of Thoughts, interpreters and the Companions

Today there are people commonly called experts in various areas. They naturally express their ‘expert opinion’ on only their fields. However, when the subject is religion, a lot of people who do not even have enough knowledge easily give a so-called opinion. As a matter of fact, it is also the principle of religious sciences like of all other sciences that ‘those who are knowledgeable talk about it.’ At such a time when people who are not knowledgeable talk and stir up trouble, we can also come across people who…

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