Monthly Archives: March 2015

What Breaks The Shahadat?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Question: What Breaks The Shahadat? I am not going to give an answer according to Shariat, because I am not a scholar. According to alims, according to scholars, what breaks the Shahadat? When you declare shirik, it breaks the Shahadat. … Continue reading

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Make Hizmet (Service) A Priority In Your Life

BismillahirRahmanirRahim SelamAleykum warahmatullahi  wabarakatu. Welcome to you. This is the first Jummah of Jumadul Akhir. We are thanking our Lord Allah swt for giving us everything. And everything that He has given us is perfect. The believer looks at perfection … Continue reading

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What Is The Best Or Different Forms Of Sadaqa I Can Give For Myself And For Others?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: I am not a person with many means.What Is The Best Or Different Forms Of Sadaqa I Can Give For Myself And For Others I make intention to help? Sadaqa, Charity, doesn’t depend on whether you are materially … Continue reading

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O Believers! Have we placed our hands into the Firmest Handhold?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Alhamdulillah, Alhamdulillah, Alhamdulillahi rabbil alamin wasalatu wa salamu ala Rasulina Muhammadin wa ala alihi wa Sahbihi ajmain nahmadulllahu ta’ala wa nastaghfiruhu wa nashadu an-lailaha ilallahu wahdahu la sharika lah wa nashadu anna sayyidina muhammadin abduhu wa habibuhu wa Rasuluhu Salallahu … Continue reading

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Shahadat Is The Most Valuable Thing Entrusted To Mankind. Are We Valuing It?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Let’s renew our Shahadat. Say, ‘Ashadu an-la ilaha il Allah, ve Ashadu anna Muhammadan Abduh ve Rasuluhu. Salallahu Ta’ala Alayhi ve ala Alihi ve Sahbihi ve Sallim.’ Alhamdulillah. Al-hamdu lillahi rabbil ‘alamin, that Allah swt has granted us with the … Continue reading

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Why Jummah is a Holy Day?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Question: Why Jummah is a Holy Day? Why Jummah is a Holy Day? That’s a good question. The Jummah is the day that Allah swt, He Himself has chosen and so many holy things happen in the Heavens and in … Continue reading

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Are you seeing Abu Jahil in yourself?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim You are one of the luckiest one, LUCKIEST ONE. Are you understanding the value? Are you knowing the value that you are giving the Shahadat? Are you understanding the value of Shahadat? Are you understanding the value of your … Continue reading

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The end of the first Islamic Era, the beginning of second Jahiliyyah

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Does the Battle of Gallipoli (çanakkale) represent the end of the first Islamic Era and the beginning of the second jahiliyyah? The Battle of Gallipoli that happened a hundred years ago, that Alhamdulillah with Sheykh Effendi’s Himmet, we … Continue reading

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Take benefits of being in the company of the Saliheen.

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Tariqatuna Sohbet wa Khayru fil Jamiat.  Let’s renew our Shahadat  saying, ‘Ashadu an-la ilaha il Allah, ve Ashadu anna Muhammadan Abduhu ve Rasuluhu. Salallahu Ta’ala Alayhi ve ala Alihi ve Sahbihi ve Sallim.’ We begin with that. Are you going … Continue reading

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Proper manners when visiting the Makam of Grandshaykh Abdullah Daghestani (qs) at the Osmanli Dergah

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What are the proper manners when visiting the Makam of Grandshaykh Abdullah Daghestani (qs) at the Osmanli Dergah? As you know there is a Makam of Shaykh Abdullah Faiz Daghestani (qs) in the Osmanli Dergahi since its opening, … Continue reading

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How can a spoiled person understand the value of respect and regain faith?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Question: How can a spoiled person understand the value of respect and regain faith? It’s like saying, how can a sick man go to work again and earn money? You say you are spoiled. In what way? In faith? Emotionally? … Continue reading

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‘Whoever dies without a beyat on his neck, dies the death of Jahiliyyah.’

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Alhamdulillah, Alhamdulillah, Alhamdulillahi rabbil alamin wasalatu wa salamu ala Rasulina Muhammadin wa ala alihi wa Sahbihi ajmain nahmadulllahu ta’ala wa nastaghfiruhu wa nashadu an-lailaha ilallahu wahdahu la sharika lah wa nashadu anna sayyidina muhammadin abduhu wa habibuhu wa Rasuluhu Salallahu … Continue reading

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Be with the Jamaat. Be with the Main Body. Be in the association of Rahman

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Medet Ya SahibulSaif Sheykh Abd Kerim Effendi Hz We are asking our Sheykh, InsyaAllah, to send us something that is going to bring benefit for us in these days. Tarikatuna Sohbet wal khayri min jami’at. This Tarikat is based on … Continue reading

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The Gharib Soldiers of Canakkale

BismillahirRahmanirRahim What  do you think was going through the heart of the Soldiers of Canakkale, as they were fighting? What do you think was going through them? Like what we’ve said before, the Martyrs of Canakkale they were not fighting … Continue reading

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The Steadfast Faith And Strength Of The Syuhada of Canakkale

BismillahirRahmanirRahim We are asking support from our Sheykh, the owner of the sword, SahibulSaif Sheykh Abd Kerim Al-Kibrisi ar-Rabbani, who is in the mountain of Qaf now and he is preparing for the big event that is going to come … Continue reading

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THE WAR OF CANAKKALE

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Selam aleykum, We are approaching the anniversary of the War of Canakkale (Gallipoli). On the 18th of March, 1915 the Allied Forces of World War I opened an allout naval attack at the Strait of Canakkale in order to … Continue reading

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THE CLOUDS OF CANAKKALE

BismillahirRahmanirRahim After the Juma prayer someone asked Sheykh Efendi about the Canakkale War of 1915 saying, “Many are now saying that the clouds that appeared in Canakkale taking in British soldiers and disappearing, it’s just a story. Is it true?” … Continue reading

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Why did everyone want to be part of the Ummah of the Prophet Muhammad (asws) and what can we do to be worthy of this?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Why did everyone want to be part of the Ummah of the Prophet Muhammad (asws) and what can we do to be worthy of this? This is a very big, huge topic. If they open something, we speak. … Continue reading

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When the Ummat rejected the Shadow of Allah on Earth

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Alhamdulillah, Alhamdulillah, Alhamdulillahi rabbil alamin wasalatu wa salamu ala Rasulina Muhammadin wa ala alihi wa Sahbihi ajmain nahmadulllahu ta’ala wa nastaghfiruhu wa nashadu an-lailaha ilallahu wahdahu la sharika lah wa nashadu anna sayyidina muhammadin abduhu wa habibuhu wa Rasuluhu Salallahu … Continue reading

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The Power Of Sohbet

BismillahirRahmanirRahim This association, it is based on sohbet. This way, it is based in the association of our Sheykh and to take what is there and to put it in our lives. What is the sohbet? What is an association? … Continue reading

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What can an individual murids do to strengthen the bonds of community in the OSMANLI DERGAH?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What can an individual murids do to strengthen the bonds of community in the OSMANLI DERGAH? What you can do to strengthen the bond?  Be  an active, not sleeping, active, awake, member of the Jamaat. If you are … Continue reading

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Lessons from the fall of the Ottoman Empire

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Can you tell us about how the Ottoman Empire lost its influence and its power? I understand the problem is within its own people, what can we do then to prevent the same problem from happening within our own society? … Continue reading

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Why does the jealousy feel like the worst trait that is most vicious and least controllable?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Why does the jealousy feel like the worst trait that is most vicious and least  controllable? Because jealousy is coming directly from sheytan. Because sheytan was jealous of us, jealous of Hazreti Adam, jealous of the Bani Adam, … Continue reading

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How does one use their physicality for their spirituality?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How does one use their physicality for their spirituality? In Tarikat, how are you going to use your body, your physicality to help your spirituality? It’s discipline. You are not going to let your body to be doing things … Continue reading

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How can we regain the passion and drive to serve our Sheykh like we once did?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How can we regain the passion and drive to serve our Sheykh like we once did? Do you  remember when you first met your Sheykh? Do you remember what goes on in your heart? Do you remember how … Continue reading

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“Verily, the number of months with Allah is twelve months”

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Destur Medet Ya SahibulSaif Since you guys are not asking me any interesting questions, I’ll see what they are sending to me. I’m asking this question: What are you being busy with? We are asking support from our Sheykh, … Continue reading

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Keep your duty. Keep your respect. For Allah is with those who steadfastly persevere

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Alhamdulillah, Alhamdulillah, Alhamdulillahi rabbil alamin wasalatu wa salamu ala Rasulina Muhammadin wa ala alihi wa Sahbihi ajmain nahmadulllahu ta’ala wa nastaghfiruhu wa nashadu an-lailaha ilallahu wahdahu la sharika lah wa nashadu anna sayyidina muhammadin abduhu wa habibuhu wa Rasuluhu Salallahu … Continue reading

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A Glimpse Of Paradise On Earth

BismillahirRahmanirRahim With the association, your belief changes to become better. Your intention changes to become better. And your actions must become better. Your service must become better. Your tomorrow must be better than today and your today is better than … Continue reading

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Where does pain come from?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim That physical pain is coming from spirituality. Either Allah swt is loading more spirituality to the person, or, it is a punishment. The physical body, you cannot give explanation to that pain, where it is coming from. And it is … Continue reading

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The Importance of Silence

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Who is keeping silent these days? Nothing in this world right now is designed for you to be silent, to be quiet, to be still, to be calm. Right? The Namaz is designed for us to be silent, to … Continue reading

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Hold on to your guide, beware of wolves hiding behind the Sheepskin

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Tarikatuna Sohbet vel Khayri fil Jamia. Our way is based on association, through sohbets, and through sohbets, believers they will take what is for them and they try to keep the laws and the rules of Islam. Without sohbet or association, … Continue reading

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How can Allah (swt) have so much love for the children of Adam despite their weakness and disobedience?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How can Allah (swt) have so much love for the children of Adam despite their weakness and disobedience? How can Allah (swt) have so much love for the children of Adam despite our disobedience and our weaknesses? BismillahirRahmanirRahim. … Continue reading

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Should one constantly try and talk to their non Muslim family members about Islam?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Should one constantly try and talk to their non-Muslim family members about Islam? I always feel uneasy about it after, as I do not like to debate with them, but I also cannot explain my points very well … Continue reading

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