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THE PERSON WHO KNOWS HOW TO ASK A QUESTION

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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....
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THE ROLE OF THE HEART

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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...
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PRAYER AS A UNIQUE REFUGE

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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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SUPEREROGATORY [OPTIONAL] WORSHIP

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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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THE CHILDREN OF THE PROPHET (PBUH)

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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

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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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TAZIM OR REVERENCE

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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

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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

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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...
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USWAT’UL-HASANAH / THE QUINTESSENTİAL EXAMPLE

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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)

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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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WE DO NOT CHANGE A GOOD DEED OF HEREAFTER FOR THE ENTIRE WORLD

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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

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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

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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

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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...
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FAITH AND WORSHIP

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During the caliphate of Omar, a Muslim army was sent against the Romans in the Qaysariyye district of Damascus. Abdullah bin Huzafe was in that army. The...
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HAPPY FAMILY LIFE

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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

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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)

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...