prayer is an encompassing luminous index of all types of worship and a holy map pointing to the colors of worship of all kinds of creatures. (Ninth Word; Third Subtle Point) Here, Ustadh Bediuzzaman states that prayer, in a way, represents and points to all other forms of Continue Reading
Wisdom behind the timings for prayer (salat)
Love and compassion are two paths leading to God. How do they compare?
What is the meaning of worship and how does compassion draw us closer to God?
Wisdom behind the timing for the five daily prayers.
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?
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