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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The Proofs of the Existence and Oneness of Allah

When we research the creation from microorganisms and little particles to the massive galaxies and systems, we conclude that the creation came into being by the work of a deity who is Almighty and Omniscient. This deity is Allah (swt). Believing in a creator constitutes the basis of all divine religions. As a monotheistic religion, the most important essential of Islam is to believe in Allah’s existence and oneness. There are many proofs that demonstrate His existence and oneness. The greatest four of these proofs are as follows: The first…

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Tawhid and the Statement of Shahadah

Tawhid is to profess the oneness of Allah, to know him The One only, that is the unification of the existence of Allah. It is to believe that He is al-Malik, the sovereignty upon all. Everything belongs to Him. It is to believe that with His limitless power He administrates and directs any being from the tiniest atom to the greatest planet. It is to accept that He is the Razzaq of all beings from the solid and lifeless beings to human beings “Ashraf al-Makhluq” (the most honoured of all creatures).…

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