Care of Kin

Musa Kâzım GÜLÇÜR The Islamic term used for the care of kin is sila al-rahm which encompasses visiting one’s parents and relatives, asking after their welfare, and making them happy. Islam gives importance to relationships with people, particularly the mother and father and then other close relatives. Visiting them should become a principle in one’s … Care of Kin yazısını okumaya devam et

Building Good Character

Musa Kâzım GÜLÇÜR Adab in practice, is part of the larger concept of akhlaq, that is, morality. In fact, from one perspective, adab in practice is fundamentally practical morality and ethics. Therefore, the essence of these concepts will be explained first, beginning with a short introduction to akhlaq, and only after this will adab in … Building Good Character yazısını okumaya devam et

The Adab and Muasharat

Musa Kâzım GÜLÇÜR Let’s examine, the concepts of adab and muasharat separately. The Word Adab The Arabic root "adab" means "feast or invitation"[1]; the word “adab," which is derived from this root, carries the meanings of “decency," "politeness," "reverence" and “high regard,”[2] as well as "refined manners that have been socially adopted."[3] Adab, then, refers … The Adab and Muasharat yazısını okumaya devam et