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Parsimony and generosity according to Islamic ethics.

Allaj(j.j) indicates in his holy book about the kind of people who can not see beyond their firm grasp of worldly possessions: And…

Does being a zaheed means living in a cave?

Does being a zaheed means living in a cave?

In today’s world Muslims face many challenges, some are vitally dangerous to our faith. One of these challenges is the “issue of compatibility…

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

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…

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Takathur is a short, Meccan sura that warns mankind about the perils of showing off and bragging about worldly possessions and the consequences of such actions if one…

This sura has been revealed in Mecca, during the very turbulent times when the tyrannical moguls of Mecca was at full work trying to stop Prophet Muhammad(saw) fulfilling…

Sura Luqman is the 31st sura in the Holy Quran and has been revealed in Mecca. The sura derives its name from Prophet Luqman(as) who is also descendant…

Sura Al-Isra is the seventeenth sura in Holy Quran. It starts with telling about the Prophet Muhammad’s(saw) miraculous ascending to heavens and since Isra means “night walk, night…

This beautiful sura in Quran is the 24th sura and has been revealed in Madina. In the 35th  ayat, it describes the noor of Allah(j.j), therefore the name…

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…

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Culture of Bay’ah : Pitfalls of Orientalism in understanding history of Islam

Culture of Bay’ah : Pitfalls of Orientalism in understanding history of Islam

Bay’ah is such a culture that holds a special place in the history of Islam which describe the relationship between Prophet Muhammad(saw) and his companions & friends whom…

Trip to Taif : Saddest day in the life of Rasulullah(saw)

Trip to Taif : Saddest day in the life of Rasulullah(saw)

In the year Prophet Muhammad’s(saw) beloved companion Khadije(r.a) and Abu Taleb(r.a) passed away, which is also called “the year of sorrow”, he made a trip to the city…

Thawr Cave : a story of a shelter from the pages of history of Islam

Thawr Cave : a story of a shelter from the pages of history of Islam

Thawr Cave has a special place in the history of Islam. It is the cave which Prophet Muhammed(saw) used as a hide out with his friend Abu Bakr(r.a)…

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Shaban-i Wali : An Awliya from Kastamonu

Shaban-i Wali : An Awliya from Kastamonu

He was an important figure of during the 16th century Ottomans and was born in the city of Kastamonu. His birth year is unknown and…

Amir Sultan : An Awliya from city of Bursa

Abdulhakim Huseyni : An awliya from Adıyaman

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