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Excellence (Ihsān) and Vigilance (Murāqabah)

Osman Nuri Topbaş
Tasawwuf, or Islamic mysticism, means the full awareness of one’s being in the presence of Allah at all times. Only those servants of Allah who...
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The beautification of death

Osman Nuri Topbaş
Beautification of death” denotes a level of maturity where one can neutralize the negative and unattractive aspects of the lower self (nafs), elevating an ordinary...
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Standing firm on the path of Allah

Osman Nuri Topbaş
Istiqāmah (standing firm) literally means “continuous, fearless and unwavering progression towards a target.” In Sufi terminology it corresponds to “the ability of preserving the innocence...
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HIS EXEMPLARY LIFE AND PLACE AMONG THE PROPHETS

Osman Nuri Topbaş
The lifestyle of the Prophet (peace be upon him) is the best example for each and every human being. He is the best example of...
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THE PRIDE OF THE UNIVERSE

Osman Nuri Topbaş
Greetings to Muhammad Mustafa, mercy to the worlds of humans and jinn! Greetings to Muhammad Mustafa, messenger to the worlds of humans and jinn! Greetings...
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The Final Breath-An Untarnished Mirror

Osman Nuri Topbaş
The last breath is like a clear polished mirror. Man will only be sure of his rank at the moment of his final exhalation; then his life`saccount will be displayed before his eyes and his heart. The last breath is like a clear polished mirror. Man will only be sure of his rank at the moment of his...
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Remembering Allah

Osman Nuri Topbaş
The Prophet Muhammad left behind him a life time of sublime memories borne out of his love and compassion for Allah, and migrated from this mortal world to the world of Truth....
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Prepare For Your Last Breath

Osman Nuri Topbaş
From the time of our birth until we die we continue a long the road with out realizing it. With every moment in time we...
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THE HOLY MONTH OF RAMADAN AND FASTING

Osman Nuri Topbaş
“The month of Ramadan in which was revealed the Qur’an, a guidance for mankind, and clear proofs of the guidance, and the Criterion (of right...
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PILGRIMAGE TO MECCA

Osman Nuri Topbaş
A personal as well as a social act of worship that gives life to the hearts​. “In it are clear signs, the standing plase of...
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ZAKAT AND INFAQ

Osman Nuri Topbaş
“And they feed, for the love of Allah, the indigent, the orphan, and the captive,-” (Insan, 16:8) Man is the finest creation of Allah among...
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PRAYER (SALAT / NAMAZ)

Osman Nuri Topbaş
The First Pillar of Islamic Worship, the Pole of Religion, the Light of Faith, and the Vehicle of Ascension for Believers​​ Successful indeed are the believers who...
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THE EXPRESSION OF FAITH AND ITS PILLARS

Osman Nuri Topbaş
“Lâ ilâha illallah, Muhammad Rasulullah”- There is no God but Allah and Muhammad is His messenger. Expressing the profession of faith is the first step...
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ISLAM AND ITS SUBLIME NATURE

Osman Nuri Topbaş
“To Him (Allah) belong the Most Beautiful Names”(Tâ-Hâ, 20:8)  Throughout the history of mankind all religions, the first of which was revealed to Adam, have...