Monthly Archives: October 2011

Understanding Sufism (final part) : The Sufi Problem

BismillahirRahmanirRahim THE SUFI PROBLEM: Separation of Spirituality and State After the 19th century, with the help of the Western world, Sufism has been taking very strong punishment. In the year 2001, in my country in Turkey,  I was in jail for 6 … Continue reading

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Understanding Sufism (Part II) : Sufi Symbology

BismillahirRahmanirRahim SUFI SYMBOLOGY : The Prayer Beads, The Turban, The Cane We are, as sufis, we are disciplining our own selves. Now we are coming to that part, how sufis are working. In disciplining our own ego and disciplining our own … Continue reading

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Understanding Sufism (Part I) : The mind of the Sufis

BismillahirRahmanirRahim THE MIND OF THE SUFIS: Remembers there is No God but Allah  Sufism, when Prophet Muhammad sws emigrated from Mecca to Medina, he entered into a cave with his companion Abu Bakr Siddik ra. He gave secrets to his heart  … Continue reading

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“Which favors of your Lord can you deny?”

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Alhamdulillah wa shukr Allah. We are thanking our Lord Allah (subhhana wa ta’ala). If we are standing here and just saying, “Thank you Ya Rabbi, Ya Rabbi shukr, Thank you Ya Rabbi,” until Judgment Day then we will not be … Continue reading

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When power comes from the feet, world turns into Hell

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Without support coming no one can do anything  in this world. Some know that and some don’t know that. For anything that we are doing, support must come from those ones who have the authority of the world in their … Continue reading

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Separation of the Muslim Ummah

BismillahirRahmanirRahim (Sheykh Efendi asked the following question to the guest with whom he was conversing after the Juma prayer): Let me ask you something. Whatever had happened to the Muslims? What is the big fault that the Muslims did and … Continue reading

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Get rid of that heavy loads then come and be the guest of Allah

BismillahirRahmanirRahim InshaAllah, we are approaching the days Alhamdulillah. It is the month, another holy month, of Hajj, the 5th pillar of Islam. Every believer, if they fit to the category, should  go for Hajj. It is Allah’s right on them, … Continue reading

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Don’t let sheytan hold you hostage

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Have you not reached, have you not yet become better when you are saying, “Ash- hadu an-La ilaha illallah wa ash-hadu anna Muhammadan abduhu wa rasuluhu”? Are you not better? Are you holding that one (Holy Prophet) valuable? Do … Continue reading

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True Love

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Where are Muslims, Mu’mins? Where is the happiness? No, it’s gone. Yes, if you are not showing proper respect to that Prophet (sws) then no safety, no happiness, nothing for mankind. Worse is coming. Everything is connected to that … Continue reading

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The one who is closest to Rasulullah (sws) in Akhirat

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Holy Prophet (sws) is saying, “From the believers, the one who has the best of faith is that one who has the best of manners.” We must check ourselves where our manner is. Not just to say, “I am … Continue reading

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When we put everything aside to be with our Lord …

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Our Lord says, “I am remembering you. You must remember Me.” We do not know Allah subhana wa ta’ala. How are we going to put a description to our Lord? So at least remembering His names will make us … Continue reading

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