Hulusi Yahyagil

Hulusi Yahyagil is the first student of the Risale-i Nur. He was born on the first night of Ramadan in 1896 in the village of Kesrik in Elazig. His father was a high ranked military officer. After completing his primary education at the Elazig Mosque with Sari Hafiz, he continued his education at a military […]

Major Asim Bey

Major Asim was born in 1877 in Izmit, Turkey. The letters and poems that he has written can be found in the Risale-i Nur, particularly in ‘Barla Lahikasi’ & ‘Biography of Said Nursi”. Major Asim served in the military for long periods of time. He served in Tripoli, Damascus and various parts of Turkey to […]

A “hero” of the Nur movement: Tahiri Mutlu

Tahiri Mutlu was one of Ustad Said Nursi’s closest students. He was one of the very fortunate to have learnt the method of Risale-i Nur from Said Nursi directly. He was born in 1900 in Atabey which is a county in the city of Isparta. He was introduced to the Risale-i Nur and Ustad in […]

The owner of Nur Factory: Hafız Ali

Hafiz Ali Ergun was born in 1898 in Islamkoy. He was known for his for his tireless efforts in producing hand written copies of the Risale-i Nur. Ustad Bediuzzaman Said Nursi called Hafiz Ali’s town Islamkoy a Nur factory and due to Hafiz Ali’s sincerity and efforts he saw Hafiz Ali as the owner of […]

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