Monthly Archives: July 2015

What is the wisdom of being alone?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: As a mureed, from time to time I often get alone, sometimes with no one around me and sometimes without any Saliheen around me. What is the hikma to that and how should I cope with such situations? … Continue reading

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Be Like Soldiers Ready To Move

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Auzu billahi min ash-sheytanir rajim BismillahirRahmanirRahim Medet Ya Seyyidi Sultanul Awliya, Medet. Astaghfirullah, astaghfirullah wa shukr Allah. We are thanking our Lord Allah (swt) that He has created us from among the believers, He counted us from the believers. It … Continue reading

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Once you start using your will, you’ll find an answer

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Consultation is important. You by yourself, maybe you cannot find an answer. Maybe someone else has an answer for you. Maybe you speak to other people, you go out and you see sign is going to come to you. … Continue reading

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Why is it in the nature of human to make mistakes?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Why is it in the nature of human to make mistakes despite the awareness of not to?  Because inside of us there is the ego and the ego it is created, and the ego characteristic is to be … Continue reading

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Why do we get washed up?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Why do we get washed up? Is it because we committed a sin or are we in ghaflat or because we fail to destroy the ego? Why you get washed up? Because you need to get clean up. … Continue reading

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Carrying Faith In Ahir Zaman Is Like Carrying Live Coal In Your Hand

BismillahirRahmanirRahim If you just talk, who is going to get punish first? Don’t say, ‘Oh, Jews is going to get punish or Christians is going to get punish.’  The Muslims are going to get punish first. Because we are the … Continue reading

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The Love Of The World, It’s A Beginning Of So Many Evils

BismillahirRahmanirRahim We spoke a little bit about zakat. Some question were asked about zakat. We are going to move away from individuals. Individuals, you know what your responsibility is. Maybe there are some individuals who pay, some they are not in … Continue reading

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What brings justice down?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Question: What brings justice down? Justice, adil, adalat. It is a sifat of Allah. It is a trait, a characteristic, it is a name of Allah. You cannot bring the name of Allah down.  You can hide it. You can … Continue reading

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“Establish the prayer and pay Zakat…and no fear shall come upon them, nor shall they grieve”

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 … Continue reading

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For the favor of Islam and the honor of belief, we say Alhamdulillah

BismillahirRahmanirRahim When it is general (sohbet), there is something there that is for you. It is impossible that there is nothing there for you. You are asking, what if I’m here and say, I’m washing someone up or I’m reminding … Continue reading

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What do we do when family members are giving negativity to what we are doing in this way?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What do we do when family members and people around us are giving negativity to what we are doing in this way. How do we deal with that? When you have the passion and other people are trying … Continue reading

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How do I control my ego?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim A murid at the Dergah asked Sheykh Lokman a question: You can control my ego and i’m very sure you can do the same thing to other people. How then do you control  your own ego? How I control my ego? … Continue reading

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Ramazan has passed, run to fill up our book with the good deeds

BismillahirRahmanirRahim One more day, one more week has gone almost. We finished one more Ramazan. We don’t know if we are reaching to the next Ramazan. Every single day is coming, pushing us forward to the end of this life … Continue reading

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1974 Cyprus War: When everything turned upside down overnight

BismillahirRahmanirRahim ‘Punishment coming to you. You cannot escape.’ Sheykh Maulana was talking about, pointing a finger to that city people, saying, ‘soon you are getting it. Getting the punishment. Heavy punishment is reaching to you here. And you may not find … Continue reading

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What makes a man go against his Sheykh? How can he stop and obey?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What makes a man go against his Sheykh? How can he stop and obey? His ego, his sheytan, his dunya and his desires. Go against them and you’ll start obeying  your Sheykh. First, go against your ego. To … Continue reading

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Harakat, Barakat, Rahmat and Muhabbet

BismillahirRahmanirRahim The Turkish saying, if there is no harakat, there is no barakat. If there is no barakat, there is no rahmat. If there is no rahmat, there is no Muhabbet. But understand that Muhabbet comes at the last. Before … Continue reading

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Battle Of Uhud: Victory Comes Through Submission And Obedience

BismillahirRahmanirRahim All praises are due to Allah swt  the Lord of the world, the Master of the Day of Judgement. All praises are due to Allah, who sent intelligence, faith and modesty as gifts to Adam (a.s) and his children. … Continue reading

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Eid ul-Fitr: Make intention to live with full submission, obedience and muhabbet to our Sheykh

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 … Continue reading

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Eid ul-Fitr 1436 Khutbah: Stand up Strongly for Justice, Run to the Jamaat of Truth

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar, la ilaaha ill-Allahu Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar, wa Lillah il-hamd. Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar, la ilaaha ill-Allahu Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar, wa Lillah il-hamd. Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar, la ilaaha ill-Allah, Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar, wa Lillah … Continue reading

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What is the proper way, the proper manners to conduct yourself on the day of Bayram?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Syukur. Alhamdulillah. Eid Mubarak. May it be a mubarak Eid, may it be a mubarak day ahead of us, insya’Allah. May it be strong for the believers, may the hearts come strong together, insya’Allah. And may the rest of … Continue reading

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Eid ul- Fitr: YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH ALLAH

Auzu billahi min ash‐sheytanir rajim BismillahirRahmanirRahim Medet Ya Seyyidi Sultanul Awliya, Medet. Amin. Amin. Alhamdulillah. Alhamdulillah. Wa Shukur Allah. Wa Astaghfirullah. We are thanking – sit comfortably (Sheykh speaking to the Jamaat). Don’t sit too tight. Move out a little bit. … Continue reading

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How does a murid prepare himself for Eid ul-Fitr celebration?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: In preparing for Eid ul-Fitr celebration, how does a murid prepare himself? What is he supposed to do? Eid, it is a celebration. It is a sunnat to celebrate and we have to be happy on the day of … Continue reading

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EID IS THE DAY TO CELEBRATE AND TO FORGIVE

Auzu billahi min ash-sheytanir rajim BismillahirRahmanirRahim Medet ya Seyyidi Sultanul Awliya, Medet. Alhamdulillah, alhamdulillah, alhamdulillahi Rabbil alameen. Astaghfirullah, astaghfirullah, astaghfirullah al-azim wa atubu ilaih. Tauba Ya Rabbi, astaghfirullah. We are asking forgiveness from You Ya Rabbi, our Lord Allah (subhana … Continue reading

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What are the requirements to be able to come to Osmanli Dergahi from another country, and to be included in your Tarikat?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What are the requirements to be able to come to Osmanli Dergahi from another country, and to be included in your Tarikat? What are the requirements? Requirement is you buy a plane ticket to come here, then later … Continue reading

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Get rid of all our egoistic characteristics that open the door to sheytan

BismillahirRahmanirRahim The Night of Power. You get the power, what are you going to do with the power? So many people looking for Qadir, looking for power, what are you going to do with it? So many people looking for … Continue reading

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If sheytans are locked up in Ramazan, why are so many people still affected by sheytan through black magic?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What is the meaning of the hadiths that sheytans are locked up in Ramazan? If they are all locked up, why are there so many people still affected by sheytan through black magic? BismillahirRahmanirRahim. There are sheytan sheytan, … Continue reading

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Why is there no mercy or compassion felt by the ones who are inflicting outrageous crimes to the Muslims of Burma, Syria and Palestine? What can one do to help them? Can our duas reach them?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: My saddened heart shatters into pieces each time I see a picture of the countless innocent children, men and women being murdered so ruthlessly by non-Muslims. Why is there no mercy or compassion felt by the ones who are inflicting … Continue reading

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When The Majestic Clothes Of Paradise Starts Falling

BismillahirRahmanirRahim After Jummah prayer, a murid ask Sheykh Lokman Hz on the reason why Adam (as) and Hawa Ana became naked after eating the forbidden fruit in Paradise, and why the creatures of Paradise ran away from them when this … Continue reading

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I was told that Sheykh Effendi and Sheykh Maulana’s spirit come to the Dergah. Is this true?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: I was told that Sheykh Effendi and Sheykh Maulana’s spirits come to the Dergah. But I learned from reading the Quran that when one dies their soul leaves this world and goes to the next world. As per … Continue reading

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May we be counted amongst those who are passing this Ramazan with mercy, with forgiveness and with freedom from the fire

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 … Continue reading

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Ramazan: As creatures we are weak and we are in need of our Lord

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Hz Rabiatul Adawiyyah,  a Heavenly friend of Allah, she came out of her house one day, carrying a bundle of firewood, a torch in her hand and a bucket of water in the other one. And they asked, ‘Ya Rabia, … Continue reading

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Are The Destinies Of People Decided On Laylatul Bera’at Or Laylatul Qadr?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: There is confusion saying that all major decisions for one year, the destiny of people is decided on the Night of al-Qadr and not on the 15 Sha’ban. Can you clarify this matter? For us Tarikat people, following … Continue reading

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How can I utilize and ask for forgiveness in this Holy month of Ramazan?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: I have made many mistakes throughout my life and I’m struggling not to make anymore. How can I utilize and ask for forgiveness in this Holy month of Ramazan? How you are going to ask for forgiveness? Sit … Continue reading

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How do we put our desires under our feet?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How do we put our desires under our feet? Follow those ones that they have the ways of putting the desires under their  feet. Follow those ones who can teach you the ways to put your desires under … Continue reading

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Laylatul Qadr: Run to collect the blessings, make preparation for the return of SahibulSaif

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Allah swt has rewarded us, honored us, with one of the Holiest night in Islam, in the world, ever. The biggest blessings that Allah has created, He has given to us, to this ummat. We are saying, because of … Continue reading

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“I am as My servant expects Me to be”

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question asked by a murid at the Osmanli Dergahi: Allah swt is saying, ‘My servant will find Me the way they think about Me,’ and I remember a story of this one servant who was put in Hell-fire. Then … Continue reading

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What happens to those who give beyat to be in this Osmanli Way but did not submit ?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What happens to those who give beyat to be in this Osmanli way but did not submit to the orders of the Shaykh, did not follow the Sohbets and cut all connections to the Shaykh and the jamaat. Is … Continue reading

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To become Instruments in the Hands of Allah

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Allah is our origin, from Him and He is our return,  and that is a formula in Islam that we say, especially when someone passes, ‘Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un– from Allah he came and sure to Him … Continue reading

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How do we keep up the passion in the mid part of Ramazan?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How do we keep up the passion in the mid part of Ramazan? Do different things. Shake it up. Do different things. If it’s becoming a routine, change the routine. You are not really praying so much, pray … Continue reading

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Fear from the wrath of Allah, stand firmly on the Side of Truth.

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 … Continue reading

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Struggle to win the pleasure of your Lord

 BismillahirRahmanirRahim Spirituality is understanding your protocol and the connection that you have. So we are very far away from Allah.We are asking help from that rope of Allah, that Allah is saying, ‘Hold on tightly to the rope of Allah … Continue reading

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What are the steps of overcoming the love for people around you and eventually submit to the Awliya Allah?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What are the steps of overcoming the love for people around you and eventually submit to the Awliya Allah, friends of Allah? Don’t overcome that love. You have the love for the people around you, don’t try to deny … Continue reading

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How to control emotions?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How to control emotions? Don’t control it. Whatever you want to feel at that time, go ahead. Do whatever you want. You feel like killing someone, you feel like hurting someone, you feel like jumping off, you feel … Continue reading

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Urs of SahibulSaif : We are concentrating only on the work of our Sheykh

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Murids, we are enjoying now. Enjoying. Yes, we are enjoying the blessings of this night. We are remembering Allah, we are remembering His Prophet, we are remembering our Sheykh in this night that he was veiled from this low … Continue reading

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