Friday Sermon: Attributes of the Believer

Folders / Friday Sermons / Kadir Korkmaz, Mehmet Zahit Kotku Mosque M-K (The Istanbul Mufti Directorate)

The reason for our creation is belief in Allah according to the teachings of our religion, and to engage in His servitude. The faith our religion teaches us is not composed of theory alone. Faith is our most important spiritual treasure.

read more 21.04.2011, Thursday

Friday Sermon: Islam and Knowledge

Folders / Friday Sermons / Şehri KARAKAYA (MAMAK Boğaziçi Merkez Mosque, imam and speaker)

Islam has not decreed that those who know and those who do not are one, and consequently, its first command was, “Read.” Islam views the pursuit of knowledge as more valuable than voluntary worship.

read more 13.04.2011, Wednesday

Friday Sermon: Respect for the Prophets

Folders / Friday Sermons / Veli Eroğlu

Man is an exalted creature, responsible for overseeing God's commands on earth. And God has supported man throughout via the prophets which He has sent, and has reminded them of their duties. This is only one of the favors of Allah upon mankind.

read more 06.04.2011, Wednesday

Introduction To Islam -Part IV

Folders / Others / Fatma Bayram

In a Muslim's daily life, it is important when with family or friends, to pay careful attention to the planning of worship, doing charity, and demonstrating good behavior as a means of education. For example, when making plans to go out with..

read more 06.04.2011, Wednesday

Friday Sermon-Tawakkul and Taking Precaution

Folders / Friday Sermons / Yusuf ACAR (Central Ankara preacher)

Tawakkul (Reliance is seeking  refuge in and trusting Allah -- after taking all precautions. In other words, tawakkul is obeying Allah after there is nothing else left to do following the fulfillment of all material requirements for meeting one's goal, thus leaving the rest to Allah.

read more 30.03.2011, Wednesday

Introduction To Islam -Part III

Folders / Others / Fatma Bayram

Reading the Qur’an can result in mental discord regarding a certain subject. A ruling on a certain matter may contradict our egos. Certain memories or past experiences may cause a sudden loss of faith. No matter what the excuse, we may..

read more 30.03.2011, Wednesday

Lost in Translation

Folders / Conversions / Peter Gray

Changing the way we talk about Islam could go a long way toward cultivating a sense of belonging among these brothers and sisters, and deepening their personal connection to Islam. Whether we were born as Muslims or embraced the..

read more 23.03.2011, Wednesday

Friday Sermon - The Importance of Quranic Learning in Childhood Education

Folders / Friday Sermons / Kemal AYDOĞAN, Ankara Provincial Deputy Mufti

Our children, the apples of our eye, are each a blessing and a trust from our Creator to us, and are brought into this world in the purest of states. For all living things, the continuation of life is only possible through the protection of our lineage.

read more 23.03.2011, Wednesday

Friday Sermon - The Ethics of Trade in Islam

God has emphasized that mankind will only gain profit in equivalence to the work they set forth. For this reason, Almighty Allah has forbidden deceitfulness and resorting to improper measurement in trade and commerce.

read more 17.03.2011, Thursday

Introduction To Islam -Part II

Folders / Others / Fatma Bayram

In the Qur’an, the oneness of Allah is mentioned more than the existence of Allah. According to the Qur’an, the existence of Allah for humans is so indispensible and natural that expressions of astonishment are used for those who do not..

read more 17.03.2011, Thursday