Corporeal resurrection is the most powerful case

Corporeal resurrection is the most powerful case and reality manifest in this world “The Sixth Proof of Faith” from the Risale-i Nur Corpus The Ninth Reality: The gate of bringing to life and causing to die Being a manifestation of the Name ‘The Living’ (al-Ḥayy), ‘The Self-sustaining Sustainer (al-Qayyūm), ‘The Giver of Life’ (al-Muḥyī) and the ‘Giver of Death’ (al-Mumīt). Is it really possible for one Almighty, Compassionate, All-Knowing and Wise, who gave life to the vast, tremendous earth after its dryness and death, and manifested His power through this…

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Sincerity: the most important basis, the greatest strength

“The Twenty-First Flash” from the Risale-i Nur Corpus بِسْمِ اللّٰهِ الرَّحْمٰنِ الرَّح۪يمِ وَلَا تَنَازَعُوا فَتَفْشَلُوا وَتَذْهَبَ ر۪يحُكُمْ وَ قُومُوا لِلّٰهِ قَانِت۪ينَ قَدْ اَفْلَحَ مَنْ زَكّٰيهٰا  وَ قَدْ خَابَ مَنْ دَسّٰيهَا وَلَا تَشْتَرُوا بِاٰيَات۪ي ثَمَنًا قَل۪يلاً In the Name of Allah, the Merciful, the Compassionate Quarrel not with one another, lest you lose heart, and your spirit depart (Anfal 46) Stand before Allah in devotion (Baqarah 238) He who purifies his soul succeeds, and he who corrupts it fails (Shams 9-10) do not sell My signs for a paltry price (Baqarah…

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The spiritual secrets of “la ilaha illallah”

“The Tenth Proof of Faith” from the Risale-i Nur Corpus بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم لااله الا الله وحده لا شریك له له الملك وله الحمد یحیی ویمیت وهو حی لایموت بیده الخیر وهو علی كل شیء قدیر والیه المصیر In the Name of Allah, the Merciful, the Compassionate There is none worthy of worship but Allah, alone without partner, His is the kingdom, and His is the praise, He gives life and causes death, but He is Living and does not die, in His hand is all good, and He…

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A joyous journey of life with faith

 “The Second Word” from the Risale-i Nur Corpus بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم الذين يؤمنون بالغيب In the name of Allah, the Merciful, the Compassionate. Those who believe in the unseen…1 If you wish to understand how much happiness, and how many great blessings there are in faith,2 and the immense joy and tranquillity that are contained therein, then direct your attention to this short allegory. Listen! [The allegory of the self-seeking and God-seeking men] One day, two men set off on their travels, with the intention of both leisure and…

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The value of religion for mankind

Disbelief makes people miserable, and it costs them their success and happiness in this life and the next. “The Eighth Word” from the Risale-i Nur Corpus بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم * ألله لا إله إلا هو الحيّ القيّوم * إنّ الدّين عند الله الإسلام * In the Name of Allah, the Merciful, the Compassionate * Allah: There is none worthy of worship but Him, the Living, the Self-subsisting Sustainer1 * The true religion before Allah is Islam.2 * If you wish to understand the true nature of this world and…

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The key to limitless power

Saying ‘in the name of Allah’ binds man to a power and mercy that are limitless. “The First Word” from the Risale-i Nur Corpus بِسْــــــــــــــــــمِ اللّٰهِ ‘In the name of Allah’ is the beginning of all goodness – thus, at the beginning, we too begin to [explain] it. Oh my own lower self! Know that this blessed utterance is the symbol of Islam. It is also the invocation of every single thing in existence, expressed through the languages of the states of those things.1 بِسْــــــــــــــــــمِ اللّٰهِ ‘In the name of Allah’…

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