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The Essence of Man [Kindle Edition]

Ahmed Hulusi
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The Essence of Man is a re-evaluation, or perhaps a renovation, of what has for centuries been indisputably accepted as the fundamental teachings of Islam.

By deconstructing the outer conventional meanings of the many religious or, more specifically, Islamic labels and concepts, the reader is taken to explore the underlying universal meanings of the symbols and metaphors of their faith, and hence the essence of their self.

What is the purpose of religion? What is Sufism? What state of existence lies beyond death? Who or what is referenced by the name ‘Allah’? What was the ultimate reality Muhammad (saw) wanted to share with mankind? Why does one have to engage in certain practices and comply with the sunnah? How can one escape ‘duality’ and advance to higher states of consciousness? And, most important of all, what is the essence of all of these ‘essential teachings’ man has been advised to follow? Through a compilation of various writings and talks, Ahmed Hulusi takes his readers back to the core and redefines what it means to be a Muslim.

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Ahmed Hulusi (Born January 21, 1945, Istanbul, Turkey) contemporary Islamic philosopher. From 1965 to this day he has written close to 30 books. His books are written based on Sufi wisdom and explain Islam through scientific principles. His established belief that the knowledge of Allah can only be properly shared without any expectation of return has led him to offer all of his works which include books, articles, and videos free of charge via his web-site. In 1970 he started examining the art of spirit evocation and linked these subjects parallel references in the Quran (smokeless flames and flames instilling pores). He found that these references were in fact pointing to luminous energy which led him to write Spirit, Man, Jinn while working as a journalist for the Aksam newspaper in Turkey. Published in 1985, his work called ‘Mysteries of Man (Insan ve Sirlari)’ was Hulusi’s first foray into decoding the messages of the Quran filled with metaphors and examples through a scientific backdrop. In 1991 he published A Guide To Prayer And Dhikr (Dua and Zikir)’ where he explains how the repetition of certain prayers and words can lead to the realization of the divine attributes inherent within our essence through increased brain capacity. In 2009 he completed his final work, ‘The Key to the Quran through reflections of the Knowledge of Allah’ which encompasses the understanding of leading Sufi scholars such as Abdulkarim al Jili, Abdul-Qadir Gilani, Muhyiddin Ibn al-Arabi, Imam Rabbani, Ahmed ar-Rifai, Imam Ghazali, and Razi, and which approached the messages of the Quran through the secret Key of the letter ‘B’.

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Dear Reader,

Many have asked, who is Ahmed Hulusi, what is his mission?

Ahmed Hulusi was born on the 21st of January 1945, in Cerrahpasa, Istanbul, and was named Ahmed by his mother, and Hulusi by his father.

He spent the first 18 years of his life without any prior religious knowledge, believing only in 'a Creator'. As every time Ahmed Hulusi inquired about religion he was told "do not question, just do as you are told" he lived a seemingly 'irreligious' life according to his environment.

Three days after his father's death, on the 10th of September 1963, unable to decline his mother's wish, he attended Friday prayer, where he felt an immense inspiration and desire to understand the reality of religion. That same day he decided to always keep in a state of ablution and committed to performing the prescribed daily prayers (salat).

He commenced his religious education by studying the eleven volumes of Sahih Bukhari, published by the Turkish Directorate for Religious Affairs, the whole of the al-Kutub al-Sittah, and the most authentic Turkish translation of the Quran by the late Elmalili, one of Turkey's most eminent Quran scholars.

He then spent two years undertaking intense studies of the modern sciences. This exceptionally diligent period of education was then followed by an interval of intensive spiritual diets and retreats, leading him in 1965 to write his first book "Reflections" (Tecelliyat). This book holds an important place for Ahmed Hulusi as it is a conglomeration of his views and theological evaluations at the youthful age of 21.

In 1965 he took a solitary journey, as with all his endeavors, to fulfill his pilgrimage to Mecca (Hajj).

His principle has always been "Do not be a blind follower of anyone! In the light of Muhammad SAW's teachings, choose and walk your own path in life independently!"

In 1970, when he was working for the Aksam newspaper of Turkey, he began researching the topic of spirits and the evoking of spirits, and published Turkey's first and only book in this field, "Spirit, Man, Jinn" (Ruh Insan Cin).

After discovering that the phrases in the Quran "smokeless fire" and "fire that inhabits the pores" are actually references made to "radial energy", Ahmed Hulusi began to further his research to decipher the teachings of the Quran in the light of science, and shared his findings in his book "The Mysteries of Man" (Insan ve Sirlari) in 1985.

Continuing to integrate the truths in the Quran with the contemporary sciences, Ahmed Hulusi established his understanding of religion on the foundation of the System and Order denoted by the One named Allah, and committed himself to "reading" the reality disclosed by Muhammad SAW, sharing his findings through his writings and the Internet.

Ahmed Hulusi, who has not only read and studied the aforementioned preeminent collections of Islamic Law, but who has also evaluated the works of many renowned Sufi saints and scholars, synthesizes his findings with scientific truths and presents them as an integrated system of rational reality. Ahmed Hulusi strongly believes that people should be evaluated according to their ideas rather than their personalities, and asserts that Muhammad SAW is the best example of this.

While, simple-minded people spend their lives busying themselves spreading rumors about 'personalities', he claims, developed minds engage with data resulting from ideas and thought processes.

In order to refrain from self-promotion, he has not put his surname on any of the books he has written over the last 40 years. He does not claim to be a guru or a teacher to anybody; on the contrary, he chooses to have very little contact with people despite the large demand and interest he receives.

He was forced to put his photos on his books after a few imposters claimed to be "Ahmed Hulusi," gathering and exploiting large crowds of people in the Anatolia region of Turkey.

Ahmed Hulusi, who always held an authentic press card, has never been occupied in a field of profession other than journalism. He has never been a member of any political, social or religious organization, foundation or establishment of any sort. He has spent his lifetime researching Islamic mysticism, or Sufism, and the modern sciences. He is also the first author to offer all his works, including his entire collection of books, writings, and video conferences absolutely free, fully downloadable from his Internet site.

All of his views and ideas are offered without any expectation of material gain.

Due to the February 28, 1997, "postmodern coup" in Turkey, Ahmed Hulusi and his wife Cemile moved to London, where they lived for a year, before settling in the USA, where he still resides today.

Ahmed Hulusi who prefers to live a relatively reclusive life in his small town, recommends that people re-evaluate the original teachings of Muhammad SAW and the Quran in the light of science, without depending on an intermediator.

According to Ahmed Hulusi, in respect of the System disclosed by Muhammad SAW, religious "positions" cannot exist. Every individual has the right to, and is obliged to directly interact with the teachings of Allah through Muhammad SAW and shape their lives accordingly.

Ahmed Hulusi claims, the only person one must follow is Muhammad SAW, as everyone else has a consultative role. He believes people are only accountable of the knowledge imparted by Muhammad SAW and the Quran; as all other views are "relative" and non-binding.

Due to this, Ahmed Hulusi does not encourage anyone to become his 'follower'. He advises people that they should question his teachings and do their own research. He says "don't believe me, find and verify the truth for yourself!"

Ahmed Hulusi is an Islamic intellectualist who tries to share his thoughts with those who have an intellectual and inquisitive mind!

All his works can be accessed and downloaded at the following sites:

Finally... It is important to remember that each person's understanding is according to his or her knowledge base.

Try and evaluate these books with your own minds.

Be concerned about the writings, not the writer.

Duly examine these truths that are complimentarily shared with you.

I hope these books, that are based on the truths of Allah and the System (sunnatullah) and that have the potential to give direction to one's eternal life, will open up new horizons for you.

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars wow! 6 Dec. 2013
By read123
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Just READ! Tells you alot about your self and brings the light of The Rusul (saw) into this amazing time of existance for mankind.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A HYPNOTIZING BOOK TO READ ABOUT TRUTHS... 20 Nov. 2012
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This book is a hypnotizing book to read about truths... I first read this book 7 years ago in Turkish.It affected me deeply. After I read this book, I decided to go to Pilgrimage (Hajj) and went there with my family. This AHMED HULUSI book has become one of my favourites since then... The book explains you that, religion came to man to realize his/her essence, qualities and how to make them useful for this life and afterlife. It tells us the mechanics of religion beautifully in a scientific manner. Man is basically an existence who is created as caliph on earth. Man's most magnificent treasure is the BRAIN. Our brains sustain qualities of the One that is denoted with Allah name. When we contact with this very source, we manifest and activate these qualities, these powers easily in life. When you commemorate (it is called dhikr) these names, your brain areas will be developed immensely and you will start to achieve things much more easily.Basically,you'll live your heaven. When you don't activate these powers, you will be miserable in your life and live your hell. After all, there is no god sitting up at the sky, but there is the One that is denoted with Allah name, which is your very core, your very essence...Islam religion expresses this as: La ilaha ilallah - There is no god, only Allah! The most magnificent brain on earth, the soul of eternity Rasulullah Hadhrat Muhammad Mustafa saw (Peace be upon him)came on earth to convey this divine knowledge (ilm), this divine truth (haqiqah) that reached to his awareness. He was not a postman! I strongly recommend you to read this wonderful, magnificent book of author AHMED HULUSI. You will learn your purpose in life and take your direction from there. I know that, once you start to read it, new doors will be open to you...
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Key to Undestand "The Essence of Man" 23 Nov. 2012
By Aylin Sönmez - Published on
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Those who are open-minded, sincerely wishing to understand the essence of man, life, should definetely read this book.Because whatever we believe in appears to be true in understanding life,contains old beliefs and definitions.Ahmed Hulusi's book "the Essence of Man" is amazingly an awakening in consciousness and for the ones who wish to aquire a perspective of Oneness of Consciousness with Reality, will find fulfilled answers to their questioning of what is the essence of man.This book is the most exacting look at the flow of not only Reality, man but also some of the important concepts of Islam such as;the symbols of the name of Allah,salat, basmalah,Rahman and Rahim, which are either not well-known or known with an old fashion. This book is a unique one as all the explanation is so elegantly made in a clear way so the vast scope of this book lifts the veil of all misconceptions of Islam as well as the essence of man.
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Ar Rahman 2 Sept. 2013
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Wholeheartedly agree with Aylin Sonmez and Esin Tezer also Judas Green reviews.
Of the works Mr. Ahmed Hulusi has written that I've READ the 'Essence of Man' has to be my favorite.
I recommend seekers of ways to pick this work up and drink abundantly from a fountain which is pure.
Islam is not a business!
The author offers all his works for free while others are pimping Islam.
Mr. Hulusi's thought process is head and shoulders above the rest!
Kudos' to the authors translator Aliya Atalay who without whom I couldn't explore and comprehend 'Original Islam'.
Renew your understanding of Islam, get this book/work!!!!
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars WHO ARE YOU, Know yourself Know universe 1 Sept. 2013
By judasgreen - Published on
the compulsory practices known as `prayer' not so
we worship and deify a God somewhere beyond, but so that we reach the reality of our
essence and manifest this infinite potential within our essence through our brain and upload it
to our spirit.
The energy waves generated by one's brain through the prayers for protection form a
magnetic shield around the person! Prayer activates the protective angelic forces within one's
essence. Man is not the only species in the universe! Man needs protection! We must
understand this!
If you fail to perform these practices, the necessary energy combinations of expansion will not
become activated in your brain and thus, the light of knowledge (nur) or energy yielded by
them will not be uploaded to your spirit. Consequently, when you taste death and leave your
physical body, your spirit body will be deprived of the forces you will need in the next
dimension. Since at this point, you will not have the means to produce this force, due to not
having the physical brain, you will forever feel the agony and pain of this deprivation. You will
have thrown yourself into the hell fire with your own hands.
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars 18 Mar. 2015
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What an eye opener!
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