Sultan Mehmed Al-Fateh

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Word of the Prophet while digging trenches in the battle of the Trench, "... Constantinople (now Istanbul) will fall into the hands of the Muslim army. King is the best of the king, his army is the best army ..." (Hadith narrated by Imam Ahmad) Hadith of the Prophet are realized almost 800 years later by Sultan Muhammad Al-Fateh, the seventh caliph Ottoman government with 150,000 troops. Sultan Muhammad Al-Fateh was born on March 29, 1432 AD at Adrianapolis (border Turkey - Bulgaria). However, his life history actually began nearly 800 years before his birth to have been referred to as "the best of kings" in the Hadith above. He is also known by the title of Muhammad Al-Fateh for successfully liberate Constantinople. He ascended the…show more content…
Unless we come to know the basic and necessary teachings of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) how can we believe in him, have faith in him, act according to what he taught? It is impossible for us to be a Muslim, and at the same time live in a state of ignorance. A person without knowledge is like someone walking along a track in complete darkness. Most likely his steps will wander aside and he easily can be deceived by shaytaan. This shows that our greatest danger lies in our ignorance of Islamic teachings and in our unawareness of what the Qur’an teaches and what guidance has been given by the Prophet (PBUH). But if we are blessed with the light of knowledge we will be able to see plainly the clear path of Islam at every step of our lives. We shall also be able to identify and avoid the dangerous paths of Kufr, Shirk and immorality, which may cross it. And, whenever a false guide meets us on the way, a few words with him will quickly establish that he is not a guide who should be followed.Knowledge is pursued and practiced with modesty and humility and leads to beauty and dignity, freedom and justice. The main purpose of acquiring knowledge is to bring us closer to God. It is not simply for the gratification of the mind or the senses. It is not knowledge for the sake of knowledge or science for the value of sake. Knowledge accordingly must be linked with values and goals. One of the purposes of acquiring knowledge is to gain the good of

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