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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

To Live a Simple Life under the Contemporary Conditions

ImageThe sources tell us that our Prophet led a very simple life. How would he have lived under the contemporary conditions?

read more 22.03.2010, Monday

Women in Muslim Civilization

Folders / Others / Zeynep Alp

Muhammad Akram Nadwi, who published a forty-volume biographical dictionary of women muhaddithat (scholars of hadith) gave a speech about the role of women in Islamic civilization in Istanbul on March 13, Saturday.

read more 19.03.2010, Friday

The First "Lady Photographer" in the Arab World: The Palestinian Karimeh Abbud

Folders / Others / Zeynep S. Paşalı

Palestine has always had a special place within the Arab world for the importance it gives to the pioneering work and education of women.

read more 19.03.2010, Friday

The Manner of Greeting and Shaking Hands According to the Sunna of the Prophet

Folders / Others / Elif Kapici

In Surah Nisa of the Qur'ân, Allah Almighty commands His servants to greet each other, and to spread greetings across the face of the earth. "When you enter any of these houses, greet one another with a blessed, pure and good salutation appointed by Allah." (Nur 24:61)

read more 19.03.2010, Friday