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The Secret of Knowing Allah in The Heart, The Worst of Things is The Dissipation of Time

Osman Nuri Topbaş
For the Messenger of Allah, upon him be peace and blessings, for the illustrious, subtle, pure soul of the Messenger of Allah, that of his...
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Salawat’us-Sharifah

Osman Nuri Topbaş
In the Holy Quran, Allah, glory unto Him, vows by the Prophet’s (pbuh) life. Mentioning his great name next to His Own, the Almighty has...
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Standards from the Stars

Osman Nuri Topbaş
A characteristic unique to him, the Noble Prophet (pbuh) would never store anything worldly, donating instead whatever he had in his hands on the way...
OTHER LECTURES

THE PERSON WHO KNOWS HOW TO ASK A QUESTION

Osman Nuri Topbaş
The calendar year was 630. When the Prophet (pbuh) was conversing with his companions in the Masjid Al Nabawi (Prophet’s Mosque), a stranger appeared in front of the mosque....
OTHER LECTURES

THE ROLE OF THE HEART

Osman Nuri Topbaş
In Islam, iman, that is faith, takes place through the affirmation of the heart and pronouncement of the tongue. What that means is that the true precinct where...
OTHER LECTURES

PRAYER AS A UNIQUE REFUGE

Osman Nuri Topbaş
Prayer, as the most exceptional form of worship, is also the most exceptional form of seeking refuge in Allah. Therefore, when one faces any kind of hardship,...
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THINGS THAT MEN AND WOMEN TOGETHER NEED TO PAY ATTENTION TO IN THE FAMILY

Osman Nuri Topbaş
Q – A man and a woman build a home and decide to share everything. What are the primary matters they need to attend to together? We should...
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SUPEREROGATORY [OPTIONAL] WORSHIP

Osman Nuri Topbaş
Supererogatory worship reinforces the obligatory and is a means for the servant to approach Allah. As part of the nature of being human, it is not possible...
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AN INTERVIEW WITH USTADH OSMAN NURI TOPBAS ON CURRENT EVENTS – PART II

Osman Nuri Topbaş
Question: In this day and age, one of the biggest calamities facing the world is poverty. In fact, the main focus of the United Nations’ aims...
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THE CHILDREN OF THE PROPHET (PBUH)

Osman Nuri Topbaş
The Blessed Prophet (pbuh) had a total of six children with Khadijah; two sons, Qâsım and Abdullah, and four daughters, Zaynab, Ruqayya, Ummu Khulthum and Fâtima. As the Arab custom designated...
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ADIY IBN HATIM’S ACCEPTANCE OF ISLAM

Osman Nuri Topbaş
Adiy’s father was the illustrious Hatim Tai, a man from the Tayy tribe whose generosity had become legendary. Adiy, much like his father, was a generous man...
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AN INTERVIEW WITH USTADH OSMAN NURI TOPBAS ON CURRENT EVENTS – PART I

Osman Nuri Topbaş
Question: In the past few years, we have been witnessing natural disasters occurring in every corner of the world at an unprecedented level. How should we...
OTHER LECTURES

TAZIM OR REVERENCE

Osman Nuri Topbaş
Tazim is the outcome of certain fine feelings, such as taqwa (Allah-consciousness), love, humility, appreciation of value, and sensitivity of the heart that are born of faith. The essence...
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THE TEST OF THANKING

Osman Nuri Topbaş
Our master the Prophet (upon him blessings and peace) used to narrate stories from the past to his friends. One of those stories went like this: “Among...
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AN EMINENT STATE OF SERVITUDE: MODESTY

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Servitude to Allah the Almighty is first of all an act of consciousness. It is the essence of our servitude to realize our nothingness before Divine Power...
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THE SMILE OF THE FRIENDS OF ALLAH

Osman Nuri Topbaş
Righteous believers, who are adorned with the morals of the Prophet (pbuh), follow the footsteps of the Prophet in every aspect of their lives. They give people...
INTERVIEWS

THE FOUNDATIONS OF A PEACEFUL FAMILY

Osman Nuri Topbaş
Question: Dear Ustadh, we have a desire to discuss the topic regarding the establishment of a family. Firstly, what is the status of the family in...
OTHER LECTURES

USWAT’UL-HASANAH / THE QUINTESSENTİAL EXAMPLE

Osman Nuri Topbaş
Muhammad Mustafa (pbuh) is the only prophet, and in fact, the only man in history to have every intricate detail of his life recorded. Only a limited...
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FEELINGS GREW DEEPER AND MORE SPIRITUAL

Osman Nuri Topbaş
The Companions reached the furthermost point attainable by reason and spirit. Setting themselves free from the nafsu’l-ammara (the evil-commanding ego), they attained a perfected soul. They made a habit...
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THE BASIC PRINCIPLES OF SUFI TRAINING

Osman Nuri Topbaş
In tasawwuf, there are certain principles outlined by the Sufi great Abdulkhaliq Gujdawani -may Allah sanctify his secret-. Abidance by these principles followed particularly by the Naqshbandi way and which are motivated...
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RIGHTEOUSNESS AND JUSTICE

Osman Nuri Topbaş
Islamic ethics include all aspects of human beauty and perfection and take the human soul to the zenith of virtues. They have an exceptional essence, for they...
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TO BE ACCUSTOMED BY THE LANGUAGE OF MERCY OF THE QUR’ĀN

Osman Nuri Topbaş
The wisdom and secrets of the Qur’ān are as deep as an ocean. However, everybody benefits from it, in as much as their hearts let...
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AFFINITY

Osman Nuri Topbaş
Among the most dominant attributes of the created world engendered by the cosmic play of complementary opposites are affinity and balance. If this harmony is disrupted on a...
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THE MOST PROSPEROUS WAY TO GET TO KNOW THE PROPHET (PBUH)

Osman Nuri Topbaş
The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) would be better known by reading him from the hearts than reading about him from the books. In other words it is...
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WE DO NOT CHANGE A GOOD DEED OF HEREAFTER FOR THE ENTIRE WORLD

Osman Nuri Topbaş
When Moses (a.s) learned that Pharaoh was coming to kill him, he immediately set out for a journey to Midian without taking any food with him. For...
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PRAYING IN CONGREGATION

Osman Nuri Topbaş
Social training is one of the most important principles of Islam. And the first lesson for the Muslim starts with praying in congregation. This is the most...
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SMILING

Osman Nuri Topbaş
Life in this world continues with its ups and downs. Human soul is like a guest house. Not just sorrows and afflictions but also happiness and goodness...
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MINOR ABLUTION, MAJOR ABLUTION OF THE BODY, ABLUTION WITH SAND OR EARTH IN THE ABSENCE OF WATER (DRY ABLUTION)

Osman Nuri Topbaş
1. Minor Ablution (Wudu) Obligatory Requirements (Fardh) of Minor Ablution: 1. Washing the face....
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TO LIVE ONE’S FAITH WITH A PASSION

Osman Nuri Topbaş
Faith is the light of the intellect, the polish of the consciousness and the harmony of the emotions in the heart. Passing happily from this temporary world...