Monthly Archives: May 2015

Enter into the Night of Bera’at with Taqwa, Sincerity and Faith

BismillahirRahmanirRahim We are running to be under the shade of the Rahmat of Allah, under the shade of our Sheykh, SahibulSaif Sheykh Abdul Kerim al-Kibrisi al-Rabbani. We are asking him to send us something that is going to be useful … Continue reading

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If you are from another Tarikat, what does it mean to see Shaykh Abdul Kerim Effendi a couple of times in your dreams?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question : If you are from another Tarikat, what does it mean to see Shaykh Abdul Kerim Effendi a couple of times in your dreams? It means there is something here that is for you. You want it, take … Continue reading

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Give the proper care and respect to Laylatul Beraat that is coming.

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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Who is SahibulSaif Sheykh Abd Kerim al-Kibrisi al-Rabbani Hz?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim After Zikr, on the Urs of SahibulSaif Hz, a murid at the Osmanli Dergahi ask a question to Sheykh Lokman Effendi  Hz: Who is our Sheykh, SahibulSaif? Who is Sheykh Effendi? BismillahirRahmanirRahim.Medet Ya SahibulSaif. I wish he was here to … Continue reading

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Leylatul Bera’at: Everything begins with you and it ends with you

BismillahirRahmanirRahim It is obligation to say couple of words. You take it, you win. You leave it, you lose. You go to work, you work, end of the weak, you may get paid. If you don’t know how to use … Continue reading

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Lately I find myself feeling jealousy and I don’t like it

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question : Lately I find myself feeling jealousy and I don’t like it. I’m not sure why all of the sudden this is happening. I know this is haram and I want to stop. Can you please tell what I … Continue reading

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Leylatul Bera’at: Did you make your calculation?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Holy Prophet (asws) is saying to us, teaching us, when  Rajab, Shaban and Ramazan is entering, his dua, his prayer is: ‘ Ya Rabbi give me the barakat of the Rajab and the Shaban and make me to reach Ramazan.’ … Continue reading

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How do we forgive and forget what others have done to us in our lifetime?

 BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How do we forgive and forget what others have done to us in our lifetime? I find it difficult to let go as the excruciating pain stirs up inside of me from time to time. BismillahirRahmanirRahim.Don’t be busy … Continue reading

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Leylatul Bera’at: Allah has the power to change you. But you have to ask.

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Holy Prophet is saying in one Hadiths: ‘when the 15 of Sha’ban is approaching, you must keep  yourself busy with Allah. Keep your daytime fasting, and your night time worshipping.’ Allah swt, He is addressing to His servants in certain time … Continue reading

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What can we do for the sake of our ancestors who passed away?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: For those of us who came to Islam, what can we do for the sake of our ancestors who passed away and especially cremated out of ignorance? BismillahirRahmanirRahim. Medet. Destur Ya SahibulSaif From the teachings of our Sheykh, … Continue reading

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How to establish a relationship with the Holy Prophet (asws)?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How to establish a relationship with the Holy Prophet (asws)? The Believer who starts to wake up a little bit, understands how far he or she is from his Lord although the Lord is close to him, how … Continue reading

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What is the root of knowledge?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Question: What is the root of knowledge? BismillahirRahmanirRahim. The root of knowledge is BismillahirRahmanirRahim. What was the first revelation to the Prophet (asws)? What was the first ayat? It’s not Iqra. It is BismillahirRahmanirRahim. You think Jibril (as) is not going to say … Continue reading

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Holy Month Of Shaban: Wake Up The Dead Hearts

BismillahirRahmanirRahim What are we making our days to be different, as believers? The days are coming and passing, I’m seeing believers are treating everyday the same. What is different is when they get their paycheck. What is different is when … Continue reading

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Run To Honour The Holy Month of Shaban, Make Preparation For Berat

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 anger of Allah rains down in this month of Rahmat

BismillahirRahmanirRahim This is the first Zikr of this month of Shaban, the month of the Holy Prophet (asws) that he has said in a Hadiths e-Sherif: ‘Rajab is the month of Allah. Give water, cultivate it, let it to grow … Continue reading

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Shaykh Mawlana is saying that unless the Ottomans come back the unbelievers will never be brought to their knees. How can we be one of those who Sultan of Evliya is referring to?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question:  In an old sohbet, Shaykh Mawlana is saying that unless the Ottomans come back the unbelievers will never be brought to their knees. How can we be one of those who Sultan of Evliya is referring to? BismillahirRahmanirRahim. Destur … Continue reading

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I’ve been on an emotional roller coaster and I’m hesitant to consult with my Sheykh as I don’t want to burden him continuously. How should I proceed?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: In the recent months, I’ve been on an emotional roller coaster. I’m trying to obey my Sheykh, listen to what he’s advising me but close ones affect me negatively by bringing up all the worries, concerns and doubts. … Continue reading

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I Find Myself Making Mistakes In Shaban. What Is The Reason For This?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: As I try to show the proper respect for the month of Shaban, I find myself making mistakes and being in heedlessness. What is the reason for this and would you please offer your advice? The month of … Continue reading

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The Holy Month of Shaban: Turn back to the Sunnat of the Rasulullah (asws)

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Shaban is the Holy month that Allah Jala wa’ala has given, granting blessings to the highest one that He has created, the most blessed one in Divine Presence. Doesn’t matter if you are accepting or not. Doesn’t matter if … Continue reading

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What does the Hilya of Ottoman Sultan represents and is it good to keep it in the house?

BismillahirRahmaniRahim Question: What does the Hilya of Ottoman Sultan represents and is it good to keep it in the house? I am thinking, if you are talking about the Ottoman Sultans, you are talking about the Tugra and not the … Continue reading

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Al Wada Shahrullah, Marhaba Ya Shahru Nabi!

BismillahirRahmanirRahim All praises are due to our Lord, Allah swt, the most Merciful, the most Compassionate. The Creator of all that is in existence. He who is the First and the Last. He who is Hidden and Apparent.  All praises … Continue reading

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How can we guide others to Sheykh Effendi’s way?

 BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How can we guide others to Sheykh Effendi’s way? Don’t guide others to Sheykh Effendi’s way. Guide yourself. And others will see that light that you are carrying, and it will help them. Understand? Don’t put yourself under … Continue reading

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If a murid has been hurt countless time despite trying their very best to be a part of this way, how does one find strength to carry on this way?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Question: If a murid has been hurt countless time despite trying their very best to be a part of this way, how does one find strength to carry on this way? You connect yourself to the Sheykh. You’ve been … Continue reading

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Holy Prophet (asws), The Master Of All Knowledges

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Do you eat everything? You don’t eat everything. You are selective. As Muslims, we only eat halal. And now we don’t even want just halal, we want halal, organic, hormone free. What else? Pasture raised, grass fed, oh we … Continue reading

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Honor Is Not Given Without Tests

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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Prepare yourself. Don’t let these holy days and nights pass in emptiness

BismillahirRahmanirRahim If you are putting the veils of stubbornness, or ghaflat, or  laziness, or arrogance, then that time like I’ve said before, every night can be Laylatul Qadar, because you are putting so many veils between you and Allah, those … Continue reading

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Isra and Miraj : Allah Complains About the Ummah

Prophet (asws) narrates his Mi’raj: On the night of Mi’raj, Allah Almighty complained to me about my nation. One of His objections was this: “I do not ask of them to perform anything ahead of time, all I ask is … Continue reading

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Isra and Miraj: Invitation To The Beloved

The 178th name of the Prophet, on whom be peace, is Sahib-al-Mi’raj (he who was granted ascent to Heaven). Oh Allah, Thy Benediction be upon the owner of this name. The word ‘Mi’raj’ signifies an instrument that facilitates ascent, such … Continue reading

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Isra and Miraj: Fix that relationship with Allah, then everything else can be fixed

BismillahirRahmanirRahim If you manage to escape tonight, and to come to the top of the mountain, just to say ‘Allah,’ for the purpose of remembering Allah, then congratulations to you. In these days it is ma’rifat enough, because so many, majority of … Continue reading

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The Miraj Is A Meeting Between Two Beloved Ones

BismillahirRahmanirRahim What are the other places that Holy Prophet (asws) stops (on the night of Mi’raj)? Find out, because the Mi’raj is a meeting between Allah and His beloved. And when there’s a meeting between two beloved ones, it’s a private … Continue reading

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What can I do to stop other thoughts from coming into my mind during Zikr or Prayers?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: During Prayer and Zikr, other thoughts come to my mind. I want to be able to focus more on my Prayers and Zikr. What can I do to stop other thoughts from coming into my mind during Zikr … Continue reading

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Discipline is the Shariat that contains the love and it contains the Haqq

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  La hawla wa la quwwata illa billahil aliyyil azim. Medet Ya SahibulSaif. Medet. We are asking support from our Sheykh to send us something that is going to benefit us here and Hereafter. We are here minding our own … Continue reading

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Does Allah welcome all people? How do you become part of the community or worship with people if you don’t share the cultures of Islam?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Does Allah welcome all people? How do you become part of the community or worship with people if you don’t share the cultures of Islam?  Medet Ya SahibulSaif Sheykh Abd Kerim Effendi Hz Does Allah welcome all people? … Continue reading

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The Honor of The Miraj Comes From The Hardship and Tribulation That The Holy Prophet (asws) Went Through

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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Message On The Urs of GrandSheykh Sultan-el Evliya Shaykh Mawlana Muhammad Nazim Adil El Hakkani Q.S.

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Tarikatuna Sohbet vel Khayri fil Jamia Alhamdulillah, one year has passed since the veiling of our GrandSheykh. So much has changed, mashaAllah, to the rest of the world, to the rest of the Jama’at, Isn’t it? So much has changed. … Continue reading

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What is Islam’s view of sin? Can I be forgiven while I am still attracted to sin?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What is Islam’s view of sin? I feel shame and pain from poor choices I have made in my life. I believe the Creator is calling me now. Can I be forgiven while I am still attracted to … Continue reading

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How can you continue to live a disciplined lifestyle outside the Dergah, and step on your ego?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: When outside the Dergah, how can you continue to live a disciplined lifestyle and step on your ego? How can you keep the struggle? When you are outside of the Dergah, how you can live a discipline life? … Continue reading

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When someone else is slandering us and we know it is not right, do we have to tell our Sheykh or do we have to keep silent?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: When someone else is slandering us and we know it is not right, do we have to tell our Sheykh or do we have to keep silent? The Sheykh will always know that he is being slandered. The … Continue reading

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What are rights that if we take away from others, we’ll be in trouble?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What are rights that if we take away from others, we’ll be in trouble? Every right that you take away from someone you are going to be in trouble. Allah swt is saying, “don’t come to My presence … Continue reading

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I feel like I have to come to Dergah. How should I prepare for it?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: I feel like I have to come to Dergah. I see my expression at all other places are artificial. I think I will be living a real life that I want only at Dergah. I’m the only one … Continue reading

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What should one do at the point of giving up ?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What should one do at the point of giving up ? When things feel like they are getting on top of you and you feel like there is no way out, what should one do? Hold on to … Continue reading

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Is it predetermined for people to enter into Tariqat ?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Is it predetermined for people to enter into  Tariqat ? Destur, Medet Ya SahibulSaif Is it predetermined for people to enter into Tariqat? Let me say. Allah swt has created us in Ahsani Taqweem, in the most perfect form. And … Continue reading

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The whole world is in a drunken station, hold on tightly to your Sheykh

BismillahirRahmanirRahim You have to be woken up continuously by those ones who have the power that Allah has given through the Prophet. They are not Prophet but Allah has given them the power. They are the inheritors of the Prophet, … Continue reading

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Prepare Ourselves To Be Tested, The Flood of Fire Is About To Happen,

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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Beware Of Heedlessness

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Station of Ghaflat, station of Heedlessness. That is a very dangerous station. It can hit you if you are not careful. A station of heedlessness it will get you from every angle, and if you are saying Shahadat and … Continue reading

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