charity

To be compassionate, merciful and forgiving

Osman Nuri Topbaş
A perfect believer is a man of heart. Mercy and altruism are his most distinctive characteristics and essential nature. In a faithful heart, compassion is...

To maintain sincerity and istiqāmah or uprightness

Osman Nuri Topbaş
Sincerity and uprightness must be the two inseparable characteristics of a man of service. To be a true man of service is a blessing of...

Manners and rules of conduct in serving creation

Osman Nuri Topbas
“Both services of the lovers and the reward for their services is Allah the Almighty, or His pleasure, blessings and favors” Mawlana Jalal al-Din Rumi...

Gentleness and compassion in service

Osman Nuri Topbaş
To look at human beings within the limits of Islamic principles requires looking at and esteeming their pure essence not their states contaminated by sins....

The Method of Spiritual Guidance and Mercy in Serving Humanity

Osman Nuri Topbaş
For an action performed to serve creation there must be certain qualities in order gain the acceptance of Allah the Almighty. Most important of all...

Islam is revival of humanity

Osman Nuri Topbaş
The main object and claim of every system of thought is to raise the state of human beings and bring human relations to a higher...

SERVICE FOR THE SAKE OF ALLAH

Osman Nuri Topbaş
We find the basis of Islamic ethics in getting closer to Allah the Almighty with love and sincerity. And we also observe the most apparent...

ZAKĀT FROM LEGAL PERSPECTIVE

Osman Nuri Topbaş
Prerequisites of obligation of zakāt Zakāt is obligatory upon free and competent adults who are in possession of their faculty of reasoning....

Charity and Its Methods – Infaq

Osman Nuri Topbaş
a. Its Nature Words like infāq which connote devotion of wealth and life to the path of Allah the Almighty are mentioned in more than...

Charity and Its Methods – Zakat

Osman Nuri Topbaş
Human beings are the most distinguished among creation. The diversity among the members of the society like strong and weak, healthy and sick, learned and...

Civilization of Endowments

Osman Nuri Topbaş
Endowments are institutionalized forms of continuous charity as well as an expression of mercy, brotherly love and affection for creation for the sake of their...