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Sunday, September 12, 2010

Ebru News | Gulen Calls For Peace At Eid Gathering

Rumi Forum's Honorary President Fethullah Gulen provided a message of peace during Eid-ul Fitr commemorating the festive season at the end of the fasting month of Ramadan on September 9, 2010. Ebru Tv covered the story. Please read below - a video is also available !

Ebru News | Gulen Calls For Peace At Eid Gathering

Fethullah Gulen giving his Eid message amongst friends on September 9, 2010

Prominent Turkish Islamic Scholar - Fethullah Gulen - lives far away from his native Turkiye... and so he spent the Eid with friends and he community in the United States//

Gulen met some friends at a modest breakfast after the prayer and later put smiles on some children's faces with his gifts.

His remarks at the breakfast focused on the need for people to come together. He said the holiday is an important foundation for building stronger and more peaceful communities.

But Gulen also noted that the eid celebration is not just about loved ones gathering together for a meal but also about true believers contemplating the joys and pleasures of the heavenly world.

He emphasized the importance of Muslims attaining a level of faith where each person's heart and hand are united in supporting each other.

He called on everyone to live their faith every day rather than dwelling on the superficial appearances.

Fethullah Gulen is known as one of the most important figures of today's Islamic world and one of the most significant advocates of dialogue for peace and understanding among different faiths.

His books and speeches inspired The Gulen Movement which contributes to world peace since the 1970's.
Ebru News