Risale-i Nur

What is the fruit of Miraj (Ascension)?
What was the wisdom and purpose of the Miraj (Ascension)?
Why is this mighty Ascension special to Muhammad the Arabian (Upon whom be blessings and peace)?
Cures for the sickness of scruples

Cures for the sickness of scruples

بِسْمِ اللّٰهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيم ﴿رَبِّ اَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنْ هَمَزَاتِ الشَّيَاطِينِ❁ وَاَعُوذُ بِكَ رَبِّ اَنْ يَحْضُرُون﴾ O one afflicted with the sickness of scruples! Do you know what your scruples resemble? A calamity! The more importance they are given, the more they grow. If you give them no importance, they die away. If you see them as […]



Said Nursi

Why He Never Accepted Presents?

Why He Never Accepted Presents?

بِاسْمِهِ سُبْحَانَهُ وَاِنْ مِنْ شَىْءٍ اِلاَّ يُسَبِّحُ بِحَمْدِهِ This is part of a letter written in response to a gift from his well-known student, Hulusi Yahyagil. T h i r d l y : You sent me a present and want to break an extremely important rule of mine! Just this time I am not […]

Bediuzzaman Said Nursi: His Literary Aspect

Bediuzzaman Said Nursi: His Literary Aspect

Since early times, poets and writers, thinkers and scholars have been divided into two groups. Some of them regard as being important, only the style and expression meter and rhyme. They end up sacrificing meaning for expression. And this state shows itself most visibly in poetry. As for the other group, by placing utmost value […]

Bediuzzaman Said Nursi: His Ideas

Bediuzzaman Said Nursi: His Ideas

It is well known that all thinkers have their own systems of reflection, their particular objectives with their thoughts and their ideals, which they hold dear to their hearts. And usually there are lengthy forewords written to discuss their systems of reflection, their aim and ideals. However, Bediuzzaman’s system of reflection, his aims and ideals […]

Bediuzzaman Said Nursi: His Scholarly Aspect