Breaking off Relations

Musa Kâzım GÜLÇÜR Resentment and irritability eat away at feelings of brotherhood; it is extremely harmful to nurse grudges. If one is offended by something a fellow Muslim does, it is important to make peace immediately. In the words of the Qur’an, “The believers are but brothers, so make peace between your brothers and keep … Breaking off Relations 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

Teacher-Student Relations

Musa Kâzım GÜLÇÜR Ali ibn Abu Talib said, "I would be the slave of anyone who teaches me one letter." This saying expresses the great respect that is due to teachers. Throughout Islamic history, educational institutions have always remained free of association with governmental or political institutions, avoiding partiality in political debates, and thereby protecting … Teacher-Student Relations yazısını okumaya devam et