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Valentine's Day: Origins & Islamic View

Folders / Others / Lastprophet.info

As Muslims, we are required to love one another and to wish and inculcate love among people regardless of their color, race, religion, or identity. However, this does not mean dissolving our identity or blindly copying and imitating others' traditions and practices.

read more 23.11.2010, Tuesday

Why do human beings feel the need for Supplication?

Folders / Others / Hasan Kayıklık, PhD

In the Prophet's traditions prayer is also persistently mentioned and prayer's place in religious life is emphasized. While in one hadith he says...

read more 23.11.2010, Tuesday

Who Should Eyes See, Who Should Tongues Speak Of?

Folders / Others / Lastprophet.info

The feelings of love, dedication and respect felt for Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) have for centuries influenced the life arenas of both the Islamic realm and our own society so much that most of the works handed down by our forefathers have not been without tracesof the love felt for Allah and His Messenger.

read more 21.11.2010, Sunday

Search for “Footprints” in Life Stories

Folders / Others / Nazife Şişman, PhD

Modern man is a searching man, whereas we should be among those following the tracks. Also we should be from those searching, but what we are looking for is footprints -the footprints of those who opened new eras and put forth good practices. 

read more 21.11.2010, Sunday

Concepts of Love used in Islamic Culture

Folders / Others / Raşit Küçük, PhD

There are many words, terms and concepts used to express love in Arabic, particularly in Islam’s basic sources, the Quran and sunnah (practices of the Prophet). Some writers who have compiled books related to this subject say that the number is as great as sixty.

read more 03.11.2010, Wednesday

How should we talk about the Prophet Today?

Folders / Others / Mustafa Çağrıcı, PhD

We know that Islamic world has experienced a regression period in the last 200-300 years and it has not yet scored any progress.

read more 03.11.2010, Wednesday

Prayer is the Ascension of Believers

Folders / Others / Haluk Nurbaki, PhD

Salah (ritual prayer) is unarguably the foundation of Islam. Having been commanded during the Prophet's Ascension (Mi‘raj), it is a blessing granted to Muslims by Allah. Muslims approach the wisdoms of Mi‘rajthrough a genuinely felt and performed salah, and thereby reach the zenith of servitude before Allah.

read more 03.11.2010, Wednesday

Reciting Salat and Salam

Folders / Others / İbrahim Bayraktar, PhD

Reciting salaat and salaam for Prophet Muhammad (Alayhi's-Salaatu wa's-Salaam) and for other Prophets (Alayhimu's-Salaam) is a reflection of the commitment, affection and respect felt towards them. This task can be performed anywhere anytime.

read more 03.11.2010, Wednesday

The Night of Salvation: Bara'a

Bara'a connotes the lack of relation between two things; a person becoming freed from an obligation or not having an obligation. It is understood that Allah clears his servants [slate] who face him on this night and ask for forgiveness.

read more 03.11.2010, Wednesday

The Day of Ashura and Its Historical Dimensions

Folders / Others / Eyüp Baş, PhD

With the murder of Husayn on the 10th of Muharram 61/10, October 680 in Karbala, this date gained importance for Shiite Muslims, and it became a day of mourning on which the promise to wreak revenge for the murder of Husayn is renewed.

read more 27.10.2010, Wednesday