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Bediuzzaman Said Nursi: His Scholarly Aspect
Bediuzzaman Said Nursi: His Frugality

Bediuzzaman Said Nursi: His Frugality

Frugality is nothing other than the tafsir and elucidation of the sufficiency mentioned above. And to enter the palace of frugality, one must first enter through the door of sufficiency. For this reason frugality and sufficiency necessitate one another. The frugality of mujahids who follow the path of sufficiency taken by the Prophets is a […]

Do you know where you are going?

Do you know where you are going?

“O mankind! Do you know where you are going and to where you are being impelled? A thousand years of happy life in this world cannot be compared to one hour of life in Paradise. And a thousand years of life in Paradise cannot be compared to one hour’s vision of the sheer loveliness of […]

3 kinds of patience

3 kinds of patience

And so, my impatient soul! You are charged with being patient in three respects. One is patience in worship. Another is patience in refraining from sin. And a third is patience in the face of disaster. If you are intelligent, take as your guide the truth apparent in the comparison in this Third Warning. Say […]

Bediuzzaman Said Nursi: His Compassion and Kindness
Bediuzzaman Said Nursi: His Renunciation

Bediuzzaman Said Nursi: His Renunciation

One of the most important conditions for the success of a man with a duty, particularly that of a reformer, is renunciation. The eyes and the heart are inclined to scrutinise and watch this important point closely. As for Ustad, his whole life is completely full of brilliant examples of renunciation. I once heard from […]

Bediuzzaman Said Nursi: His Iman

Bediuzzaman Said Nursi: His Iman

الْعُلَمَاءَ وَرَثَةُ الأَنْبِيَاءِ The meaning of this hadith is: “The scholars are the heirs of the Prophets”. The Noble Prophet expresses with great eloquence that being a scholar is no easy matter. For since a scholar is heir to the Prophets; therefore in regards to conveying and spreading the truth and reality they must adhere […]

Clearest Mirror to Reflect Personality of a Reformer