KategoriRisale-i Nur

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 […]

Allah’s infinite power and Man’s Infinite Weakness
Misfortunate as a Divine Favor

Misfortunate as a Divine Favor

Each age has particular characteristics. In this age of neglect misfortune has changed its form. In certain ages and for certain persons, misfortune is not in reality misfortune, but rather a divine favour. Since I consider those afflicted with illness in the present age to be fortunate – on condition that their illness does not […]

Wisdom of the Misfortunes

Wisdom of the Misfortunes

Physical misfortunes grow when they are seen to be large, and shrink when they are seen to be small. For example, a dream enters one’s vision at night. If one pays it attention, it swells up and grows; if one does not, it disappears. So too if one attempts to ward off an attacking swarm […]

Real Misfortune

Real Misfortune

True and harmful misfortune is that which affects religion. One should at all times seek refuge at the divine court from misfortune in matters of religion and cry out for help. But misfortunes that do not affect religion in reality are not misfortunes. Some of them are warnings from the Most Merciful One. If a […]

Power of Patient Enough for Misfortunes of the Present
Regret or Thanks

Regret or Thanks

Whenever one thinks of his past life, he will say in his heart or with his tongue either “Ah!” or “Oh!”. That is he will either experience regret, or say “Thanks and praise be to Allah!”. Regret is inspired by the pains arising from the cessation of former pleasures and separation from them. For the […]