Are you afraid of Death?

This question comes to everybody. No matter who we are or how we live or in which position we act the reality of death never changes. In a certain time and place, in one way or another it will come and we will leave this world with the visit of Azrael, the angel of death. Death is not annihilation and absolute non-existence; it is rather an act, a change of abode, and the spirit’s liberation from its place of confinement. (Signs of Miraculousness-From the Risale-i Nur Collection) It is all…

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Envy Deludes

Envy is the feeling of discontent or covetousness with regard to another’s advantages, success and possessions etc. Envy causes ambition. Ambition is an earnest desire that make eyes blind for some type of achievement or distinction, as power, honor, fame or wealth. The things envied in life have nearly a limitless range. Especially in the times which Islam is not practiced, evil finds a greater and suitable playground for his misguidance towards all humanity. This poison kills the hearts. These destructs community life, and localize all people to their homes…

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Holy Birth celebrations in Turkey: Understanding Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

Muslims in Turkey celebrate the birth of our beloved prophet Muhammad (PBUH) in April every year. Seminars, panels, and various programmes are held for weeks. Scholars, writers and educators give speech about the life, moral (akhlaq) and personality of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). Celebrating this holy birth brings benefit to us. Society has got the opportunity to attend many lectures about Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). University graduates, high school students, people who even have not studied at high school participate in these programmes. This is not something remarkable that the education of…

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