Honorable Prof. Dr. Hüseyin İlker Çınar is Head of Chair of Tafsir (Tafsīr) in the Institute of Islamic Theology at the Osnabrück University. For many years he is giving Islamic lectures (suhba) on essential topics about the heart and continues to enlighten us.
Imam Naqshiband’s: “our way is through suhba (the companionship)” explains in fact the instruction of our beloved Prophet (pbuh): “Religion is advice (or sincerity)”. For now 13 years, every Saturday following the asr prayer the Islamic lectures continues until this day. Compiled from The Holy Qur’an and the Sunnah of the Prophet (pbuh), the Islamic lectures become a treatment for our spiritual diseases. In the lectures also emphasize is being set on the essence of tasawwuf like: sincerity, sincere worship of Allah, piety, good manners and propriety, good morals, to serve humanity, consent and the worship of Allah. The scientific interpretation are made and afterwards being linked with the pure and sincere worship of Allah highlighting the importance of unity between science and wisdom.
Believing that the pleasure in this world and the hereafter, is only reachable with the unity between mind and heart, and that only a mystical (tasawwuf) understanding that is far away from superstitions, based on the Quran and the Sunnah is acceptable, Honorable Prof Dr. Hüseyin İlker Çınar believes in a mysticism interpretation of Islam with a (taswwuf) understanding according to its essence. With this spirit, with passion and deep love, praised to Allah he is continuing to hold “Islamic Lectures About The Heart” every Saturday at KUDEM, aiming to reach for all those, who seek to find their origin beyond the profane occupations and engagement, to gain the pleasure of Allah.