Fethullah Gulen, Sermons

The Spirit of Salam

Question: True stories of the Hizmet volunteers are told in the movie Selam (or salam—an expression of greeting and goodwill). You made the...

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True Success

Question: The educational activities by the movement of volunteers yield very good examples of success, as happened in the Science Olympiads. Can we...

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Ramadan and Softening Hearts

Question: Every year, the month of Ramadan comes like a heavenly serenity and assurance felt in the spirits; it softens believers’ hearts, virtually...

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Asking Forgiveness-2

Question: What are your recommendations concerning the manners of istighfar, which is a means of purification for believers? Answer: While beginning to make...

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Asking Forgiveness-1

Question: In this contemporary age when sins have spread like an epidemic, what does istighfar (asking forgiveness) promise for believers? Would you talk...

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The Time of Corruption and the Nucleus of a Society

If we comprehended Islam deeply, and exhibited the sincere sound of our conscience, you would see signs of ardent longing in the people of the Muslim...

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Balance and Moderation

Question: In almost every area of life today, serious deviations of thought are seen and extremism is credited. What are the points to...

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The Luminous Spiritual Bonds between Muslims

Question: As Bediüzzaman lists the drawbacks against Muslims’ progress in his famous Damascus Sermon, he refers to “not knowing the spiritual bonds that...

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Chastity of Thoughts

Question: Could you please elucidate the phrases “purity of ideas” or “chastity of thoughts” which you draw upon from time to time? Answer:...

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Our Era and the Ways Leading to God

Question:What are the points of consideration for the people of the contemporary age striving to remove the barriers between people and God and...

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The Elixir of Truthfulness and the Safe Route of Honesty

Question-1: Bediüzzaman Said Nursi, in his book Münazarat (The Discussions), answered the question, “What do we need the most?” by saying sidq (truthfulness), and repeated it three...

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