Things brought by time & the Risale-i Nur

We live in the terrifying tribulations of the end times and the sins that attract the souls. Thousands of sins are hitting to every human from everywhere. We are faced with losing the treasure of eternal life. People of misguidance want to take away our faith, which is the key to eternal life, by attacking us collectively and by all their forces. It seems really difficult for a Muslim to withstand against these endless enemies and protect his faith by himself. Everyone who lives at this time, especially young people,…

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Cure to the believers

Since it is an interpretation of the Qur’an, the Risale-i Nur is a material and spiritual cure to the believers In our previous articles, we have mentioned the worldly and spiritual, material and immaterial results and merits of handwriting the Risale-i Nur epistles in Qur’anic letters. In this article we will try to explain the material and immaterial healing qualities of the Qur’anic letters. Yes, just as the Risale-i Nur diproves the claims of irreligion and protect the truths of faith by means of reasonable and logical proofs, it also…

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The nature of the Risale-i Nur and its place in Islamic history

The Hayrat Publishing Translation Committee What type of book is the Risale-i Nur? Many new readers of The Book of Light, especially in translation, note that it is not easy to place in a single genre. It variously embodies aspects of theology and Qur’anic exegesis, sometimes in the form of allegorical narrative, at other times in the more conventional form of scholarly treatise. At first glance, some parts of the Risale-i Nur seem similar to Sufi litany, and even philosophy and poetry. However, for Nursi, it is neither; the direct…

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What is Risale-i Nur?

Ustad (1) Bediuzzaman Said Nursi wrote the collection of Risale-i Nur in order to put an end the negative influence of western civilization on Muslims ,to confute unbelievers,  to restore Muslims’ devotion to Koran and sunnah(2)and to revive religious life. Risale-i Nur, having 130 pieces, consists of four main works especially Sözler (the words), Mektubat(the letters), Lem’alar(the flashes), Şua’lar(the rays). There are books consisting of 80-90 pages besides there are 2-3 paged books.

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