Six Fundamentals That Will Pave The Way Forward For The Islamic World

The six illnesses which Imam Nursi listed in his famous Damascus Sermon are still the main problems that are challenging modern Muslims. Approximately one hundred years ago, Imam Bediuzzaman Said Nursi addressed a congregation comprised of ten thousand people including hundreds of scholars in Jami’ul Amawiyya (Umayyad Mosque) – it was 1911 and he was 35. This sermon was first printed in the original Arabic and then in 1955 in Turkish with the Imam’s translation under the name of “Hutbe-i Şamiye (the Damascus Sermon)”. In the Damascus Sermon, Imam Nursi…

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What the Arab Spring Teaches Us

Islamic World is going through a relatively difficult and erratic period for the last couple of years as with the Arab Spring in the Middle East compared to the time before it broke out. People living under harsh conditions at the hands of their oppressive regimes took to the streets asking for their legitimate rights in peaceful manners. However, so-called Islamic governments responded with severe actions, which drove people to go against further and further until they took down the heads of their governments. Although the one in Syria has…

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The Islamic World and the Unity

Although our main source of enlightenment and our true guide, the Qur’an, strictly urges us, as Muslims, into unity, solidarity, cooperation and alliance, contrarily we are fragmented into a thousand pieces and hate each other more than we hate our enemies. It is obvious that the fact that we are not in unity gets us into a lot of troubles. In spite of the terrible, horrendous tragedies that we experienced for the last two hundred years we have not yet learned how to become united. What prevents us from being…

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Hope and Future of Muslims

Sometimes I think to myself that it is not too absurd or inconvenient that the intelligentsia in the Islamic world mostly adore and are infatuated with the Western civilization values when I take a look at the general landscape in the Islamic countries. Let us forget the admiration of the Western civilization but we have to confront the widespread problems surrounding the Islamic world. First of all, political sphere And Florida tropical liter primary http://www.carsyon.com/gips/over-the-counter-generic-prednisone.php was TIGI rhemalda.com viagra capsule price in india really burn such cialis buy online the…

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The Six Common Diseases in the Islamic World-5

Despotism Despotism, which spread, became widespread as though it was various contagious diseases. It is the form of government which uses unbalanced power against its people spatially to its opponents. These despotic regimes and the leaders tent to suppress their society in terms of political, ideological and social issues. This form of governments spread in the Islamic world specifically in the Middle East after the collapse of Ottoman Empire and withdraw of the Imperialist powers in the last century. Syria, Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Yemen are some the examples of those…

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The Six Common Diseases in the Islamic World-3

The Love for Enmity One of the most important reasons of the misunderstandings, disputes, and conflicts among Muslims and Muslim states is the love for enmity. It is necessary to love other Muslims for the order in social life. Today, instead of love, brothers and sisters, relatives, friends, and other Muslims easily become enemy and hate each other. However if we want to have a proper and peaceful social life we should demand love. We need to love the love. We have to be aware that there are many qualities…

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Impressions of Bangladesh

By grace of Allah, I had the opportunity to visit Bangladesh for the Eid-ul Adha between 13-19 November to attend a qurban organization conducted by the Social Agency for Welfare and Advancement in Bangladesh (SAWAB) all over Bangladesh. I would like to mention about some facts regarding Bangladesh as well as my impressions and views that I acquired during my journey. In the past, East Bengal was part of British India since 16th century until mid 20th century. It gained its independence in 1947 along with West Pakistan and it…

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Editor: Islamic World Turns to Discover Themselves

In the twentieth century the Islamic world witnessed great changes and transformations as well as shocking tension. The Islamic world, composed of the Ottoman Empire as well as the countries which were colonized by imperialists at the very beginning of the century, suffered the most depressed time from World War I to World War II. After the unfortunate collapse of the Ottoman Empire, all the other Islamic countries shattered like the beads of a rosary and were collonized by the Western countries. There were almost no independent Muslim countries in…

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Kashmir and the Right of Self-Determination

The monumental peaceful protests throughout Kashmir, bringing together hundreds of thousands of people from all racial and cultural backgrounds, began as a response to the impotent Indian Government’s attempt at confiscating 100 acres of Kashmiri territory for Indian settlements; the recent gruesome unearthing of 4600 mass graves – to which the European Union has passed a unanimous resolution; and desperate Indian dismissal of Kashmiri aspirations for self-determination. The powerful protests resulted in a magnificent revolt forcing Indians to meekly withdraw and rescind their erstwhile theft of Kashmiri land.

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The main problems of the NGOs of the Islamic World and their solutions

The common references we take for our norms are the most obvious evidences that our hearts should beat together. Everybody now has the means of immediately getting information about anything happening in our world, which has become like a small city. Invisible things are decreasing rapidly in this visible universe. While this situation is fortunate for humankind in one respect, a disaster in another.

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