Asking for Permission

Musa Kâzım GÜLÇÜR Asking permission from others is important as a rule to be followed by both older and younger people and is emphasized in Islamic teachings. In fact, such behaviour is commanded in the verses of the Qur’an, which were revealed by God to be read century after century by each generation. Permission has … Asking for Permission yazısını okumaya devam et

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

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