The First Letter: The answers to four different questions.


And from Him do we seek help

The First Letter

In His Name, be He glorified!

And there is nothing but it glorifies Him with praise.1

[This consists of the brief answers to four questions]


1.Bediuzzaman explained the reason for heading his letters with this verse (Qur’an, 17:44) as follows: “This was the first door opened to me from the sacred treasuries of the All-Wise Qur’an. Of the Divine truths of the Qur’an, it was the truth of this verse that first became clear to me and it is this truth which pervades most parts of the Risale-i Nur. Another reason is that the masters in whom I have confidence used it at the head of their letters.” (See, Barla Lahikasi, 179.) (Tr.)

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The First Question explains whether Hz. Khidr is alive or not and the five levels of life.

The Second Question explains that death is a bounty in accordance with Qur'anic verses.

The Third Question is a reasonable explanation of where Hell is situated. It explains reasonably that there are two kinds of Hells: the Greater and Lesser Hells. It points out that they are two manifestations of Allah's favor and wrath, two fruits of the tree of the universe and two products of this world.

The Fourth Question shows the way of accessing true love from metaphorical love.

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