22.09.2015, Tuesday

Hajj - Jihad Without Conflict

Hadith / One Hadith One Comment / İsmail Lütfi Çakan, PhD

A Muslim spends their time, with both their belief and worship, in a continuous and widespread jihad (struggle), thus Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) qualified both the hajj and umrah (greater and lesser pilgrimages) as "jihad without conflict".

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Hadith on Times of Conflict and Civil War

The Messenger of God said: The happy man is he who avoids fitna...  but how fine is the man who is afflicted and shows endurance. 

read more 18.09.2013, Wednesday

Don't Be Angry; Enter Paradise!

Hadith / One Hadith One Comment / Halide Yenen

Anger is a natural, universal and intuitive emotion that human beings have been given as a means of self-defense against threats. When expressed in a healthy fashion, anger can display productive and protective results, yet its uncontrolled use leads to destruction.

read more 06.09.2013, Friday

An Essay on the Tradition of Forty Hadith

Hadith / Forty Hadith / Ayşe Şener Yurtseven

Traditions are the true offspring of a civilization or culture through which that civilization can survive. The tradition of forty hadiths (sayings of the Prophet) is one of the precious elements that carries on the nobility of Islamic culture and morals.

read more 19.08.2013, Monday

The Prophet's Tolerance

Hadith / One Hadith One Comment / Ismail Hakki Atceken, PhD

Coming the Arabic root samaha, musamaha (tolerance) means to forgive and to pardon. The word hosgoru is used in Turkish and the word tolerance in English. As a term, it is used for understanding and gentle behavior towards everyone, without prejudice...

read more 28.06.2013, Friday

The Views of Orientalists on the Hadith Literature

Hadith / Hadith Sciences / Fatma Kızıl

The question of the value of the hadith literature (sayings of the Prophet) as a legal source is a broad one in which orientalists, not only those working on hadiths, but also those in other areas, including Islamic law, Islamic history and the Quran, are interested.

read more 27.06.2013, Thursday

Eternal Investment

Hadith / One Hadith One Comment / Prof İ. Hakkı Ünal

Through this Prophetic Tradition, Prophet Muhammad indicates how a person can add value to the wealth they acquire by means of their own effort and which they guard so carefully, adding spiritual value in addition to its material worth.

read more 30.04.2012, Monday

Is Anger Sweeter than Honey?

Hadith / One Hadith One Comment / Assoc Prof Huriye Martı

Stating, ““Anger comes from Satan and Satan was created of fire. Water puts out fire, thus when one of you is angry, they should take ritual ablution,” (Abu Dawud, Adab, 3), Prophet Muhammad draws attention to the point that anger is related to Satan.

read more 30.03.2012, Friday

God and His Messenger Know Best

The Companions of Prophet Muhammad, the very first addressees of the Qur’an and the Sunna (the Prophet's way of life, sayings, and confirmations) in Islamic history, refrained from immediately answering questions that were posed to them by Prophet Muhammad.

read more 23.02.2012, Thursday

Freedom From Desires

Hadith / One Hadith One Comment / Prof. İsmail Lütfi Çakan

“God's Messenger has said, ‘Unless desires are in keeping with the truth that I have brought (Islam), one cannot be a true believer.’”

read more 06.01.2012, Friday