Monthly Archives: April 2015

I have difficulty staying silent. What should I do?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: I have difficulty staying silent. What should I do? Don’t eat, don’t sleep, don’t go to the bathroom. Keep on talking. Talk non-stop. I’m being serious. You have difficulty being silent? Don’t be silent. Keep talking. Continuously. After … Continue reading

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What qualifies to be called a murid?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What qualifies to be called a murid? The title of a murid, in reality, it is a very high title. Do we deserve to be called that, that we are murid? No, in reality. Just as the title … Continue reading

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I’m not a Muslim but I’m feeling drawn to know what faith is. What should I do?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: I’m not a Muslim but I’m feeling drawn to begin to study or pray because  I desire to know what faith is. I believe but I doubt I have the mind heart and soul to keep my faith. … Continue reading

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If we came from Allah, why did we forget who created us and how can we remember Allah again?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: If we came from Allah, why did we forget who created us and how can we remember Allah again? We never forget who created us. We never forget that we are creature and there is a Creator. You can deny, … Continue reading

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I become arrogant when someone praises me. How can I stop this?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: When someone praises me, I forget everything and become arrogant, what can I do to stop this? Why are you believing when someone is praising you? Why are you believing? That means you don’t know yourself. What are … Continue reading

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What is the maqam of Grandshaykh Abdullah Daghestani, if the burial grave is in Syria?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What is the maqam of Grandshaykh Abdullah Daghestani, if the burial grave is in Syria? Does it mean there are some relics there of Grandsheykh? The Maqam is a station. That is what Maqam is: It is a station. … Continue reading

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What should you do if your family don’t support what you believe in?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What should you do if part of your family is different religion and they don’t support what you believe in? But you still care for them and you want to be around them? Being around family that doesn’t believe … Continue reading

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Do not be blind to lose the blessings that Allah (swt) has placed in these Holy Months

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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How important it is to always stay in Wudu?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How important it is to always stay in Wudu? Some diseases make it difficult to stay in wudu at all time. What should a mureed do if he has such a disease? If you have certain diseases that … Continue reading

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True and Sincere Repentance in Raghaib

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Raghaib, Laylatul Raghaib is the first Jummah, the first Thursday night of the month of Rajab and it is a very Holy night. That is the night  when the Holy Prophet (asws), his light was passed from his father  … Continue reading

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We must turn around in a night like this to say, ‘astarghfirullah Ya Rabbi. Forgive us Ya Rabbi. Forgive us Ya Rabbi. Forgive us Ya Rabbi.’

BismillahirRahmanirRahim La Illaha Illallah, La illaha illallah, La illaha illallah Muhamad Rasulullah alaihi solatullah, La Illaha Illallah, La illaha illallah, La illaha illallah Muhamad Nabiullah alaihi solatullah, La Illaha Illallah, La illaha illallah, La illaha illallah Muhamad Habibullah alaihi solatullah Auzu billahi … Continue reading

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I want to die because I am tired of living in this world. Is this good or bad?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: I want to die because I am tired of living in this world, but I am scared I haven’t done enough to be ready to die. But I don’t like living in this dunya anymore and I want … Continue reading

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Why we become hopeless in Tarikat and how do we get over it?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Why we become hopeless in Tarikat and how do we get over it? That is a stage that everybody must go through. That is one of the levels, one of the stages that everyone must go through, the … Continue reading

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Take Stock Of Our Lives In These Holy Days That Are Coming

 Auzu billahi min ash-sheytanir rajim BismillahirRahmanirRahim Jummah Mubarak! Last Jummah of Jumadil Thani, Jumadil Ahir. So, we finished half of the Islamic year, didn’t we? Half the year is gone. Rajab is the seventh month.  So in these six months … Continue reading

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Welcome Rajab Shahrullah, Make Preparation For The Blessed Night of Ragaib

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 Alayhi … Continue reading

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You have said so many times that Sheykh Effendi’s job is to collect leaders. What does that mean? And how is a leader supposed to conduct himself?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: You have said so many times that Sheykh Effendi’s job is to collect leaders. What does that mean? And how is a leader supposed to  conduct himself? We look at our Sheykh, and we try to conduct ourselves … Continue reading

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Holy Prophet (asws) came as the peak of perfection from among the Prophets and all humankind

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Prophet (asws) came to bring perfection to the messages that 124,000 Prophets they brought. And the message has always been the same. The message is to declare the unity, the Oneness of our Creator. And to say that that … Continue reading

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The Beauty And Sanctity Of The Holy Month Of Rajab

BismillahirRahmanirRahim All praises are due to our Lord, Allah swt,  the most Beneficent, the most Merciful. All praises are due to our Lord, Allah swt who created man and blew into him, His Holy breath. All praises are due to … Continue reading

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Is it okay to feel sad on the passing of a family member?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: If someone is going through difficult times or family losses and they are sad inside, but they are thanking Allah swt, but they are feeling sad inside, is that hypocrisy? No it is not hypocrisy. We are humans. … Continue reading

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To what extend can ego and sheytan influence your action?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: To what extend can ego and sheytan influence your action? Your ego and sheytan can influence your actions and your intentions in every seconds of your life, in every moment, if you allow it. But the influence is … Continue reading

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Imam Abu Hanifah Hz – The sacrifice of those who kept Islam alive

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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How do we be better in this way, when we are tired by this dunya everyday?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How do we be better in this way, when we are tired by this dunya everyday? It’s good. If you are tired by this dunya, you should be better in this way. If you are tired by dunya, … Continue reading

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Is dancing allowed in Tasawwuf and is there a limit to the type of dance, provided it is not vulgar?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Is dancing allowed in Tasawwuf and is there a limit to the type of dance, provided it is not vulgar? The way of Tasawwuf is something that is not open. It is something that is  underneath. It is … Continue reading

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Hold on tightly to your beliefs and do not make a detour.

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Hasbinallah wa la haula quata ila billahil azim. SelamAleykum warahmatullahi Wabarakatu. Welcome to you. We have reached to a Jummah. This is a Jummah night. And the Jummah has entered from Maghrib, continuing to the next day Jummah. Understanding … Continue reading

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I do my prayers and zikr, but I still feel that my faith is not strong. What steps can I take to strengthen my faith even more?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Question: I do my prayers and zikr, but I still feel that my faith is not strong. What steps can I take to strengthen my faith even more? Are you a murid? If you are not a murid, I’m going … Continue reading

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Is it advisable to physically draw away from society here in US?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Question: Is it advisable to physically draw away from society here in US? Everyday in the United States you see millions of people physically withdrawing away from society, and not for reasons of religion either. Isn’t it? Ask any teenagers … Continue reading

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Friends and relatives that I see often are sinking in drugs and asking for money. What can I do for them?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Friends and relatives that I see often are sinking in drugs and asking for money. What can I do for them? When you see them sinking into drugs or they are always in a position where they are … Continue reading

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Should we use Tarikat for spiritual matters and worldly standards for worldly matters?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Should we use Tarikat for spiritual matters and worldly standards for worldly matters, like unbelievers, when dealing with worldly matters? So, should we use Tarikat for spiritual matters and worldly standards for worldly matters? BismillahirRahmanirRahim. What is Tarikat? … Continue reading

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What Is Patience?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What Is Patience? Ya Sabur. It is one of the names of Allah swt. Ya Sabur. The Patient One. It is a very high name of Allah swt. It is a very special name and quality that for what … Continue reading

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I fall prey to the tricks of sheytan and I’m tired of living like this. What is the solution to this?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: I have been following you for about a year but I cannot sleep comfortably because I put myself to accounting. I try to live properly but realize I am a toy of sheytan. I fall prey to his … Continue reading

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How do we keep our thoughts from wandering away from Allah while we’re praying?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim We have a question from one of our brothers. He is saying that when he’s praying, sometimes, the only time that he remembers properly having concentration, focus, remembering Allah, is at the end of the prayer. The end of … Continue reading

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A Believer Is Awake And Aware, And Is Always Grateful

BismillahirRahmanirRahim In this very blessed Jummah day, two weeks more, we’ll be celebrating the Rajab. We are asking our Sheykh, SahibulSaif, to send us something that is going to help us, to benefit us, to make our faith and understanding … Continue reading

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“Verily indeed, in truth, man is, to his Lord, ungrateful.”

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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Learn how to become human through the Insan e-Kamil

BismillahirRahmanirRahim We are asking support from our Sheykh, SahibulSaif Sheykh Abdul Kerim el-Kibrisi el-Rabbani, to send us something that we can take benefit here and Hereafter. InsyaAllah. Let’s renew our religion, renew our Shahadat: ‘Ashadu an-la illaha il Allah, ve Ashadu … Continue reading

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I’m very interested in this Naksibendi silsilah. I would like to know everything about you and your view on aqidah?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: I’m very interested in this Naksibendi silsilah. I would like to know everything about you and your view on aqidah? This is a very big question. Very loaded question. Everything about this silsilah and everything about me, and … Continue reading

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Is it permissible to have the names of Allah, the Prophet or Ayats written on canes? If it is, what do you recommend to be written?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Is it permissible to have the names of Allah, the Prophet or Ayats written on canes? If it is, what do you recommend to be written? I will only say this: I am following our Sheykh and I … Continue reading

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What does it mean to be stingy?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What does it mean to be stingy? What does it mean to be stingy? Let me answer that by saying, what it means to be generous. Then from that you understand the opposite is to be stingy. I … Continue reading

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