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Before the enlightenment, before the renaissance, there was tasawwuf ethics

In today’s modern world, readers are deliberately  forced to observe History of Islam through “distorted” lens and usually the “spread of wisdom of…

Concept of Zuhd: Asceticism in sufism

Concept of Zuhd: Asceticism in sufism

Concept of zuhd(asceticism) has an pivotal place in the way of “tasawwuf”. It means lack of desire, staying away from anything vogue and…

Different meanings of the word Zuhd

Different meanings of the word Zuhd

Zuhd is an important concept in Islamic tasawwuf and has multi-layered meanings. It can mean the following; Lack of extreme ambitious, lack of demand…

Resources for studying history of tasawwuf

Resources for studying history of tasawwuf

Islamic tasawwuf has a long and rich tradition of history, therefore this discipline has multi-layers of resources for studying. The books written under…

Concept of Heva: Ardour and overweening ambition according to tasawwuf

Concept of Heva: Ardour and overweening ambition according to tasawwuf

Heva means empty, full of air, futile and worthless. It is a concept used by sufis to indicate someone’s nafs, in other words,…

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Asateerul-Awwaleen is a Quranic term to describe some of the non-believers criticism against the holy book. Asateer means fabricated story, fable. Awwaleen means earlier. Non-believers claimed that Quran…

These suras are two consecutive sura, 93rd and 94th respectively and their core meaning is to boost up morale of a believer especially if they are going through…

Qawm(nation) of Ad is an ancient Arabic tribe which settled today’s Yemen and Oman. They are mentioned in several suras of Holy Quran to set an example of…

Sura At-Takwir is the 81st sura of Holy Quran and has been revealed in Mecca and its main subject is judgement day. It is one of the suras…

Sura Al-Zalzala It’s the 99th sura in Holy Quran. Some scholars argue that it has been revealed in Mecca but an account from Abu Said El-Hoodre strengthens the…

There are many different interpretations in the field of Quran Tafsir and many different schools of thoughts in Islamic sciences in general, that claim the “miraculous literary” structure…

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Fuqahay-i Seba:Seven Faqih of Madina

Fuqahay-i Seba:Seven Faqih of Madina

Seven faqih who lived in Madina. They are from tabiun. Faqih is a scholar who is an expert in Islamic jurisprudence. Some children of the sahaba and tabiun…

Life of Sahaba and why it matters to Muslims to know about them

Life of Sahaba and why it matters to Muslims to know about them

The word sahaba is the plural of sahib and is used to describe certain group of people in the history of Islam who has seen and/or heard Prophet…

Jahiliyya : A Sample of modern times

Jahiliyya : A Sample of modern times

The Term Jahiliyya is used to describe the period before Islam and Prophet Muhammad’s(saw) divine call for the people of Arabian peninsula.  It comes from the word jahil,…

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Abdulmajid Shirwani : An awliya from Siirt

Abdulmajid Shirwani : An awliya from Siirt

The exact birthdate of Shirwani is unknown but he is known to pas saway in the year 1564. He was born in the city of…

An awliya from Ankara : Ankarawi Ismael Rusuhee

Ahmed Shamseddin Marmarawi : An awliya from Manisa

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