Monthly Archives: May 2013

The Trials Our Prophet (asws) Went Through Were For Us

 BismillahirRahmanirRahim Jumaah Khutbah                                                                                                                       by Hoja Lokman Effendi Hz The Trials Our Prophet (asws) Went Through Were For Us All praises are due to our Lord, Allah swt, the Creator of the Heavens and Earth, without whom, nothing can exist. The … Continue reading

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Concerning The Economic Based Movements To Bring Back the Dinar and Dirham

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question : Muslim groups have ignited a movements to bring back the real wealth based economic model based on Gold Dinar and Silver Dirham. What is your stand on this re-movement which is considered to be a form of … Continue reading

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How Can We Make Our Children To Be Obedient To Us?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How can we make our children to be obedient to us? It seems that we are fighting a difficult battle when our children listen more to their friends and are easily influenced by television. If you are obedient … Continue reading

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Understand the value of your Sultan

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Understand the value of your Sultan Everyone wants their Sheykh to be praising them. MashaAllah, they are getting happy that time. Don’t you look at yourself? Don’t you see what you are doing? Where are you? You are not … Continue reading

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Allah’s Special Gifts to the ummah of Muhammad (asws)

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Allah’s Special Gifts to the ummah of Muhammad (asws) La Illaha Illallah, La illaha illallah, La illaha illallah Muhamad Rasulullah alaihi solatullah La Illaha Illallah, La illaha illallah, La illaha illallah Muhamad Habibullah alaihi solatullah La Illaha Illallah, La … Continue reading

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Lokman Efendi’s prayer and message for Laylatul Raghaib

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Lokman Efendi’s prayer and message for Laylatul Raghaib In this Holy night, we are asking Allah swt, for the sake of the Holy Prophet (asws), for the sake of  SahibulSaif, to make this Jama’at  to be strong. We are … Continue reading

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Is the goal of Sufism to make one become a Saint or a Servant?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question : Before coming into this Tarikat, I thought the point of Sufism was to make a person to become a saint. After hearing Sheykh Abdul Kerim and your talks, I understand that our goal is to become a … Continue reading

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When the world of Islam is unbalanced, the entire world becomes unbalanced.

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Jumaah Khutbah given by Hoja Lokman Effendi Hz                                                                    at United Nations in New York City                                                                                                         April 2013  When the world of Islam is unbalanced, the entire world becomes unbalanced Alhamdulillah, Alhamdulillah, Alhamdulillahi Rabbil Alamin wasalatu wa salamu ala rasulina … Continue reading

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Teach your Children Manners

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Teach your Children Manners All Prophets have been sent to the world to teach people how to live. How to live in this world and what to expect and how to prepare themselves for the hereafter. Holy Prophet (saw) … Continue reading

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Why do people, Muslims included, still practice black magic? Can they be forgiven?

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BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: The practise of Black magic is widespread in today’s modern society. Why do people, Muslims included, still practise black magic even though they know that it is the power of evil? Can they be forgiven? Whether they can … Continue reading

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Month of Rajab, month of forgiveness, find ways to clean up.

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Month of Rajab, month of forgiveness, find ways to clean up. Tariqatuna Sohbet wa Khayru fil Jamiat. Our way continues with association. Alhamdulillahi Rabbil Alameen. Sheykh Effendi’s blessings, since he established this Dergah over ten  years ago, and continuously … Continue reading

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How do I make my mind sharper?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim How do I make my mind sharper? Zikir makes your mind sharper. Meditation makes your mind sharper. You cannot do that alone. When you are serving the Sheykh, when  you are serving him, when you are being with him, … Continue reading

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What can I do to prepare myself for the month of Rajab?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question : What can I do to prepare myself for the month of Rajab? That’s a good question. The month of Rajab, insyaAllah ar-Rahman, it will fall on (this coming), Thursday/Friday/Saturday.  Muslim world is always fighting about this, but … Continue reading

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Can a Muslim be on life support?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Can a Muslim be on life support? You are asking me if a Muslim can be on life support meaning, can a Muslim, if he is not hooked to a machine, he dies, and if he’s hooked to a … Continue reading

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I find myself making many mistakes.I feel as though I have betrayed our Shaykh’s way.

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Please give me advice, I feel myself making mistakes. As I tried to avoid them, I find myself making more mistakes and this scares me. I feel as though I have betrayed our Sheykh’s way. BismillahirRahmanirRahim We are … Continue reading

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Does our interest in the Ottomans betray our own culture and history?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim What do you say to those ones who are saying that we have betrayed our own culture and history by wearing the Naksibendi Turban, Hydaria and Jubbah instead of our cultural costume, and also our interest in Ottomans? Then … Continue reading

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Tariqat is supposed to lead us to our final destination

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Tariqat is supposed to lead us to our final destination We are asking support, a spiritual support, from our Sheykh to send us something that is going to be useful for us, here and hereafter. Not only for this … Continue reading

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