How is it that everything good comes from God and evil comes from human beings? To understand this, Ustadh Bediuzzaman gives the following analogy in the eighth word, “For example just as a man – who is not content with the joy of a pleasant feast in a beautiful garden, Continue Reading
Click Here for Part 2 And that unfortunate one has harmed himself. Through his lack of perception, he has turned a truth as beautiful as day and a luminous situation into the form of a dark and gloomy suspicion, a hell. He is not deserving of compassion and nor does Continue Reading
How does the divine hadith “I am as My slave thinks of Me.” apply to believers and nonbelievers?
Which is superior: to kill one’s nafs or to train it?
Click here for Part 1 So this blessed intelligent man travels. But he does not suffer from distress like his brother since he thinks about beautiful things and imagines good things, as he is good mannered. He is content on his own. Also, he does not suffer from fatigue and Continue Reading
Sins are usually committed due to the lack of trust/positive view of God. Essentially, God commands us to do something but we think or feel – either consciously or subconsciously – that some other way is “better” as though God does not want the best for us. Common examples: God Continue Reading
If you would like to understand this world and the human soul within it, and the nature and values of religion for the human being, and that this world is a prison if his religion is not true, and that “يا الله” [O Allah] and “لا إله إلا الله” [There Continue Reading
The thought of death usually invokes feelings of anxiety and fear, but is it really something to fear about? What is the Islamic viewpoint of death? There is a beautiful explanation of this in Parts from the work ‘The Testimonial of Two Schools of Misfortune’, Bediuzzaman Said Nursi – Biography Continue Reading
What does the Risale-i Nur say about philosophy and science?
Death is a reality that we shouldn’t forget.