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

The Farewell Hajj and the Farewell Sermon

Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) met with Archangel Gabriel every Ramadan and read the verses which had been revealed up until then. In the month of Ramadan during the 10th year after the emigration, (December, 631) Gabriel said that...

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

Bilal: The Pleasant Call to Islam

Folders / Call to prayer / Idris Tawfiq

The story of Bilal's life and journey to Islam teaches us to hold fast to the message of the Oneness of Allah and to defend the reputation of His Prophet with every breath we take and every action we perform.

read more 04.11.2010, Thursday

Have you ever heard the Call to Prayer?

This call to prayer has become so much a part of our daily lives that we merely hear itand therefore we may not be aware of its true meanings. We turned to some Muslims and non-Muslims who live in places where there is no adhan to get their...

read more 04.11.2010, Thursday

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