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HAPPY FAMILY LIFE

Osman Nuri Topbaş
Allah Almighty made the attribute of oneness exclusively for Himself, and created the rest of creation in pairs. He placed the law of attraction between the opposite sexes in...
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THE PROPHET’S SMILE

Osman Nuri Topbaş
Smile can be described as laughing by showing only a small part of the teeth. This was the smile of the Messenger of Allah (pbuh). His...
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SPIRITUAL FORESIGHT (FIRASAH)

Osman Nuri Topbaş
Firasah is a light with which the Lord awards the hearts of His beloved servants. In other words, it is the transpiring of an incisive intelligence, genius,...
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HUMILITY

Osman Nuri Topbaş
Tawadhu’ (humility) is to be humble and to be aware of one’s nothingness before Allah. A person may have been given knowledge, position and property. However, he...
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FEAR AND HOPE

Osman Nuri Topbaş
One of the distinguishing traits of those believers who have attained to perfection in their faith, is their fear of Allah that is born of...
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THE ORIGIN OF SUFISM II

Osman Nuri Topbaş
The essence of Sufism consists of uplifting our spiritual dimension to a certain degree of maturity and making it receptive to the knowledge and love of the...
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THE ORIGIN OF SUFISM

Osman Nuri Topbaş
In addition to His innumerable blessings, Allah, glory unto Him has granted human beings a unique quality, an extremely precious and subtle quality at that. The Almighty...
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DECLARATION OF FAITH AT THE LAST BREATH

Osman Nuri Topbaş
Being able to say the Declaration of Faith that is, َ“There is no deity but Allah” (Kalimah-i-Tauhid) at one’s last breath is a great good fortune of...
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THE MOST PROSPEROUS WAY TO GET TO KNOW THE PROPHET

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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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THE TRUTH OF FRIENDSHIP

Osman Nuri Topbaş
Love is like a stream which flows between two hearts. Those who love always remember their beloved with both their hearts and minds. They offer whatever they...
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BE A FRIEND NOT A BURDEN

Osman Nuri Topbaş
Someone told Junaid al-Baghdādī (q.s): “We don’t see real brotherhood anymore. What happened to the old brotherhoods?” Junaid (q.s) replied: “If you are looking for a brother...
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THE HUMILITY OF OUR PROPHET

Osman Nuri Topbaş
The Messenger of Allah says: “Allah the Almighty revealed to me that “Be so humble toward each other that none of you should transgress his limits and...
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WASTEFULNESS IN FAITH AND WORSHIP II

Osman Nuri Topbaş
Someone asked Prophet Jacob (pbuh) “O wise prophet whose heart is enlightened! Though you perceived the odor of Joseph’s shirt from Egypt, why did not you see him while...
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WASTEFULNESS IN FAITH AND WORSHIP I

Osman Nuri Topbaş
All the bounties that Our Lord has granted to His creatures are the apparent symbols of His compassion, mercy and love. These Divine bounties have been bestowed by the...
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WASTING TIME II

Osman Nuri Topbaş
Human beings will feel obliged to think about how they should live this life on earth when they start contemplating with their souls the exhibition of divine power...
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WASTING TIME

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All the blessings a human being receives, with or without making an effort, are blessings from Allah Almighty. He is the One who creates the blessings from nothing and...
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THE UNIQUE ROLE MODEL

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It is only possible for a believer to reach the supreme state of humanity if they perfect their spiritual attributes by taking a share in the exemplary life...
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MANNERS AND MEASURE WHEN SERVING OTHERS

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O wayfarer! Do not think your knowledge is the reason for the mi’râj It is none other that service and adab that has taken the...
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THE QUR’ÁN AND CONTEMPLATION I

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Perfection is a Divine attribute of Allah which is manifested in this world in three forms: Man, Qur’ân and the Universe… Man has been created...
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THE KEY TO TRUTH AND SALVATION

Osman Nuri Topbaş
Reaching the Truth is possible only through contemplation. How can a person who is blind and deaf towards the glaring presence of Divine majesty find...
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CONTEMPLATING THE SKIES

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One proof of the power and majesty of Allah the Almighty lies in the Divine Sovereignty displayed on earth, in the skies and in the...
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THE FIRST ADHAN

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The First Adhan Only the words ‘to salat, to salat’ were called out in the beginning to inform Believers of the time of worship. The...
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WHY WAS HUMANITY CREATED?

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What is the true purpose of humankind, created in the best possible fashion as an honourable being and endowed with countless blessings from the Divine?...
INTERVIEWS

INTERVIEW WITH OSMAN NURİ TOPBAS ON “THE RIGHTS OF OTHERS “

Osman Nuri Topbaş
Question: Enough attention is not given to the rights that others have over us, despite the delicacy of the matter and its severe repercussions. What would...
FROM BOOKS

Sufi Narratives and Lessons

Osman Nuri Topbaş
Saints, who reach the core of companionship through the Lord, remain the companions of entire humankind for eternity....

Advice from the Righteous

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The cautions and advices of the righteous are reflections from the climes of the Quran and the words of the Prophet....