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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…

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…

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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…

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…

History View all

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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Abdulhakim Huseyni : An awliya from Adıyaman

Abdulhakim Huseyni : An awliya from Adıyaman

He was one of the heirs of late 20th century awliya, Sheik Ahmed Haznawi, who was from Syria. He was born in Siirt in 1902…

Abdulhakim Arvasi’s notes to his students

Abdulmajid Shirwani : An awliya from Siirt

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