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Nur Sacred Science Publications Presents: Gatherings of Illumination

Nur Sacred Science Publications Presents: Gatherings of Illumination Gatherings of Illumination in Sending Blessings upon the Best of Creation “Truly gatherings of sending prayers upon the Prophet PBUH are gardens of paradise and sources of purification for hearts that long for their beloved PBUH. Among them is this noble assembly compiled by the esteemed scholar, […]

On the Path to a Sacred Journey: The Courtesies (Ādāb) of Hajj – Nur Sacred Sciences

On the Path to a Sacred Journey: The Courtesies (Ādāb) of Hajj The Hajj has specific courtesies and actions that it is recommended to perform in order to ensure that one returns from Hajj with his or her pilgrimage both accepted and rewarded, inshāʼ Allāh. Among the recommended ādāb of the great pilgrimage are the following. 1)      It is recommended that […]

Shaykh Bakri al-Tarabishi 1921-2012 – Nur Sacred Sciences

Shaykh Bakri al-Tarabishi 1921-2012 – Nur Sacred Sciences Shaykh Bakri al-Ṭarabīshī was born in Damascus in 1338 AH/1921 AD to a home of learning and piety.  His father was Shaykh ʽAbd al-Majīd al-Ṭarābīshī from among the legal scholars (fuqahāʼ) of Damascus specializing in the Ḥanafī school of law.  King Fayṣal b. al-Ḥusayn selected him as […]

The Day of Ashura – Nur Sacred Sciences

The Day of Ashura – Nur Sacred Science Striving to Come Close to the Everlasting through Extra Worship and Fasting There are several explanations as to how the day of Ashura received its title.  The most well-known explanation is that it is called Ashura because of its occurrence on the tenth day of the month […]

The Legacy of Shaykh Badr al-Din al-Hasani – Nur Sacred Sciences

The Legacy of Shaykh Badr al-Din al-Hasani – Nur Sacred Sciences The Legacy of al-Muhaddith al-Akbar Shaykh Badr al-Din al-Hasani: 1850-1935 One of his students related,“He would often ask us upon completion of his prayers, ‘Do you hear the reply of the Messenger of God (PBUH) during the tashahhud (recited during the sitting of the ritual prayer) when […]

The Etiquette of Seeking Knowledge – Nur Sacred Sciences

The Etiquette of Seeking Knowledge The Islamic tradition teaches us that both students of sacred knowledge and their teachers have lofty principles and refined codes of conduct that they must adhere to in order to ensure that they can truly achieve virtue through their knowledge and that God opens up for them (futūḥ) the full […]

The Magnificent Ode in Seeking Assistance through God’s Beautiful Names of Shaykh Yusuf an-Nabahani – Nur Sacred Sciences

The Magnificent Ode in Seeking Assistance through God’s Beautiful Names Al-Muzdawija al-ḥasnā lī al-istighātha bi-asmāʾ Allāh al-ḥusnā by Shaykh Yusuf al-Nabahani Al-Ḥākim reports in a sound transmission, “Supplication is the weapon of the believer, the pillar of religion, and a light of the Heavens and the earth.”  The ability to directly supplicate to God without an […]

ʿIzz al-Dīn b. ʿAbd al-Salām’s Categorization of the Term “Bidʿa” and the Distinction Between its Lexical and Legal Definitions – Nur Sacred Sciences

ʿIzz al-Dīn b. ʿAbd al-Salām’s Categorization of the Term “Bidʿa” and the Distinction Between its Lexical and Legal Definitions – Nur Sacred Sciences The vastness of the Arabic language has often been compared to the ocean.  As the ocean is rich in its inhabitants of many colors and forms, so too are the words of […]

Immersion in the Quran – Winter Break Retreat for Sisters | Nur Foundation for Sacred Sciences

Immersion in the Quran – Winter Break Retreat for Sisters | Nur Foundation for Sacred Sciences Immersion in the Qur’an Join us for a Weekend of Learning and Worship Date: December 16-20, 2010 Location: Michigan (Transportation Available) Cost: $120 Registration: Contact  registration[@]nursacredscieces[.]org Program Features: -Inspiring Lectures Revolving around the Quran and its Beauty -Group Worship […]

Commemorating the Islamic New Year: Timeless Lessons from the Greatest Migration in History | Nur Sacred Sciences

Commemorating the Islamic New Year: Timeless Lessons from the Greatest Migration in History | Nur Sacred Sciences The Hijra is not only one of the greatest events in the history of Islam, but it is a historic milestone whose impact forever changed the course of history for all of humanity at large.  The migration of […]