Monthly Archives: August 2015

I tend to have a hard time focusing. How can one focus doing prayer and zikr?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: I tend to have a hard time focusing. How can one focus doing prayer and zikr? Take it simple. Take it very simply. Before you move to prayer and your zikr, focusing, first look in your daily life … Continue reading

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The Shahadat Of A Believer

BismillahirRahmanirRahim So many times, for those who are in front of me, they don’t want to be here. They say, ‘but if we don’t come, Hoja is going to scream at us again. And I need his prayers because I … Continue reading

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Edep, A Firm Foundation Of Islam That Builds A Strong Community

BismillahirRahmanirRahim When it is young, which direction you are going to mould, to force, to  shape the plant, it will go according to the direction. Because it is still young. Once it gets a little bit older, you try to … Continue reading

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Come Together Around One

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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How do you get rid of evil and egoistic thoughts or daydreaming?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How do you get rid of evil and egoistic thoughts or daydreaming? You are dreaming? You must be a very free person to daydream. You must be very free. You are not busy. The believer is very busy. … Continue reading

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Seeking Real Knowledge In The Ahir Zaman

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Auzu billahi min-ash sheytanir rajim BismillahirRahmanirRahim.We asking help and support from our Sheykh, Sheykh Abdul Kerim al-Kibrisi al-Rabbani, who is taking it to the presence of Sultanul Awliya, through our forty GrandSheykhs, to the presence of the Holy Prophet … Continue reading

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What makes it harder to do something for your Shaykh when he tells you to do it compared to when you do something for him without him telling you?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Question: What makes it harder to do something for your Shaykh when he tells you to do it compared to when you do something for him without him telling you? That’s why so many times your Sheykh will not … Continue reading

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What are the signs of Munafiqs?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Question: What are the signs of Munafiqs? We just spoke about it. What are the signs of the hypocrites? I’m going to break it down. We are not scholars. I’m not going to offer you verbatim hadiths from which of … Continue reading

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The Dream Of A Believer

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Our ego is not going to interfere here (in the association). Confusion is not going to interfere here. That is going to be kicked out. Doesn’t matter if there’s going to be one person in front of me or … Continue reading

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What pulls us to dunya?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Question: What pulls us to dunya? BismillahirRahmanirRahim. Our ego pulls us into dunya. Our desire pulls us into dunya. Sheytan pulls us into dunya. We are in dunya. Whether you like it or not, we are in the dunya. We … Continue reading

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What does it mean to contribute to the dajjalic system and confusion and how can one protect himself from it?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What does it mean to contribute to the dajjalic system and confusion and how can one protect  himself from it? Follow the advice of the Holy Prophet (asws) when he says, ‘when the  ahir zaman enters, the age of … Continue reading

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How close is this world to the appearance of Imam Mahdi (as)?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How much darker can  this world get? I heard you say in a sohbet that Imam Mahdi (as) will appear when the world is in complete darkness, how close is this world to that point? BismillahirRahmanirRahim. Very close. … Continue reading

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The road of Tariqat, the road of fighting the ego!

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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Should we migrate from Kufr country to Shaam, Turkey and Arabia to wait for Mahdi (as)?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Some people believe we should migrate from Kufr country to Shaam, Turkey and Arabia, to wait for Mahdi (as). What is the guidance of our Mursyid about this? The fire of fitna it is spread everywhere to the whole world. … Continue reading

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Run away from fitnah. Do not get yourself involve in confusion.

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Auzu billahi min ash-sheytanir rajim BismillahirRahmanirRahim Medet. First we are making intention to run away from sheytan and sheytanic people, and sheytanic actions and sheytanic thoughts, to be under the protection of Allah swt, to say and to begin … Continue reading

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I find it hard to keep my intention still. What do you advise?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim. Question: I find it hard to keep my intention still when I start doing certain plan. Suddenly I find that the tools are becoming my aims. After a time, I remind my intention to myself but along the way … Continue reading

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What is the importance of marriage?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What is the importance of marriage? If two person tries to follow the way of Islam, but if these two person cannot feel close to Allah, cannot feel the oneness when they are together because of being in … Continue reading

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Hizmet – Do the work, you are going to remember Allah

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Some people thinking, ‘I pray so much. Now I need to take a break, I’m not going to pray.’ No, what is the action that we are busy with? Fighting against to the ego. Sometimes, it gets too much, … Continue reading

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Our Being In Existence Is Because Of The Holy Prophet (asws)

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Auzu billahi minash sheytanir rajim BismillahirRahmanirRahim Medet Ya Seyyidi Sultanul Awliya, Medet. As-salatu wa as-salamu rasulina wa alihi wa sahbihi wa sallim Thanks to our Lord for creating us from mankind. Almdulillah wa shukr Allah. Astaghfirullah. Allah swt has granted … Continue reading

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I’m 20 years old, I want to become stronger in faith. What can I do to get rid of the worldly desires and come closer to faith?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: I’m 20 years old. I feel like I’m trapped by this dunya. I want to become stronger in faith but my nafs and ego are pulling me more into my worldly desires like money, status, women etc. I … Continue reading

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I miss the connection to my Sheykh. How can I move forward in making that step to be guided by my Sheykh?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: I am nowhere near good enough but I miss the connection to my Sheykh. My spirit constantly feels the loss of being far. How can I take away this distance and move forward in making that step to … Continue reading

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How did the Prophet (asws) live and fight with the ego before Prophethood?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Can you please say something about how the  Prophet (asws) lived and fought with the ego before Jibril (as) came to the Holy Prophet  (asws) declaring his Prophethood? The Holy Prophet (asws), he did not have an ego … Continue reading

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What is the proper Adab when visiting the Friends of Allah?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What is the proper Adab when visiting the Friends of Allah? BismillahirRahmanirRahim. If you visit the friends of Allah, if you are visiting their maqam it is different, if you are visiting a living friend of Allah then … Continue reading

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Reviving the lost traditions of the Prophet (asws)

 BismillahirRahmanirRahim Auzu billahi min ash-sheytanir rajim. BismillahirRahmanirRahim. Alhamdulillah. Syukur Alhamdulillah. We are thanking our Lord Allah swt that we finished another Jummah. And may Allah extend our lives, if it is good, for us to meet another Jummah next week, meeting … Continue reading

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For Mahdi (as) to come, the world must be in total darkness. In spreading the light of our Sheykh, will that hinder the appearance of Mahdi (as)?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: I heard in your sohbet that for Mahdi (as) to come, the world must be in total darkness. In spreading the light of our Sheykh, will that hinder the appearance of Mahdi (as)? BismillahirRahmanirRahim. That will not hinder the … Continue reading

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Prepare yourself for that certainty, prepare yourself for Death

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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I believe in the Attributes of Allah. Is this belief anthropomorphic?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: I believe in the Attributes of Allah – The most Glorified, The most High – such as  His Hands, His Nuzul (descent),  His Qadam (foot),  His Dahik (smile),  His Farah (joy),  etc, without a ‘how.’ His attributes are … Continue reading

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We are representing Allah swt, so how can sheytan come close to us?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim We are asking protection from Allah swt against the sheytan, running away from sheytan into the protection and under the dome of Allah. There are people in this world that they are under the dome of Allah and these … Continue reading

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For the past couple weeks, I am feeling nauseous while participating in Zikr at Dergah. What am I doing wrong?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: For the past couple weeks, I am feeling nauseous while participating in Zikr at Dergah. What am I doing wrong?  BismillahirRahmanirRahim. Good, you need to check yourself. You’re definitely doing something wrong. Check yourself. The one who is always … Continue reading

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It seems that Wahhabi influence has spread far and wide. What can we do?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: It seems everywhere I go there is wahabi influence everywhere. Every masjid, Imam or scholar that I hear all like to quote from ibn Tamiyah, this has even spread to the Balkans, people are against zikr, mawlid. These … Continue reading

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How does one know if they are still a murid of this way?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Question: How does one know if they are still a murid of this way? BismillahirRahmanirRahim.  As SahibulSaif Sheykh Abdul Kerim el-Kibrisi el-Rabbani is saying, from Sultanul Awliya Sheykh Maulana Muhammad Nazim Adil al-Hakkani is saying, from forty GrandSheykhs to the … Continue reading

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Fix yourself. Be aware and awake to the tricks and traps of our ego and sheytan

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question from a murid at the Dergah: Sometimes I try to do the right thing and if there’s a heavy price that follows it, I see that it’s pride that I have that I had no idea that it … Continue reading

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Faith that makes a man to become a Sultan in this life and the next

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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What is the purpose of living if we are going to die anyway?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What is the purpose of living if we are going to die anyway? That means that you think living in this world is life. Living in this world is not life. Living in this world it is exile. … Continue reading

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I will like to visit you at Osmanli Dergahi but I’m afraid that my mursyid will stop me. What should I do?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: I feel very strong attractions to Sheykh Effendi and I will like to visit you at Osmanli Dergahi but I’m afraid that my mursyid will stop me from going and will be hurt by my actions. What should I … Continue reading

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How do we pull people who have intention to be with us but difficult to attend association?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How do we pull people who have intention to be with us but difficult to attend association? Be a friend to them. Be someone who is trustworthy with them. Help them. Help them. Be kind to them. That … Continue reading

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When the authority of Islam falls into the hands of Munafiqs

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Ashadu an-la ilaha il Allah, ve Ashadu anna Muhammadan Abduh ve Rasuluhu. Salallahu Ta’ala Alayhi ve ala Alihi ve Sahbihi ve Sallim. Now we start on a firm foundation, insya’Allah, as taught to us by our Sheykh, SahibulSaif Sheykh … Continue reading

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Humanity is running after wrong guides

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Medet ya Seyyidi Sultan el-Evliya Medet. We are asking help and support from Sahib el-Zaman, Sahib el-Makan, from the people of Hakk who are sitting in the heavenly stations. When we are getting support from them, our association becomes … Continue reading

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Is it true that you will be infected by jinns and sheytan if you spend too much time in the bathroom or stay outside during Maghrib time?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Question: I was told that if you spend too much time in the bathroom or stay outside during the time of Maghrib salat, it is possible to be infected by jinns and sheytan. Is that true? If the person … Continue reading

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How to remove doubts and build trust with your Sheykh after being with so many others ?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How to remove doubts and build trust with your Sheykh after being with so many others? After being with so many others? I don’t understand. So many others what? Donkeys? It’s your choice. You don’t have to be with … Continue reading

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What is the wisdom of sending so many Prophets and Holy Books to the nations from the beginning of time?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Question: What was the hikmat of sending so many different Prophets and Holy Books to the nations from beginning of time and towards the end why no more Prophets are sent? BismillahirRahmanirRahim. What is the wisdom of sending so many … Continue reading

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Muslims must know their History

BismillahirRahmanirRahim La hawla wala quwwata illa billahil aliyyil azim. SelamAleykum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatu. Jummah Mubarak. Alhamdulillah. We have entered into a Jummah. And, who knows how many more Jummah that we are going to enter into. Jummah, it is a very special … Continue reading

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Why is it that mercy has been lifted from the hearts of people living in this times?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Question: Why is it that mercy has been lifted from the hearts of people living in this times? What can we do to  bring the mercy back? Mercy it has been lifted because people, majority they do not want mercy. … Continue reading

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Fix our hearts, Fix our intention, Wake up our passion!

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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To have Edep is the beginning of an endless ocean

BismillahirRahmanirRahim The Thursday night, Friday just entered. We just ate something, we made a zikr, we pray, we should be smiling. Believers should be very happy. Not sad (Sheykh makes a sad a face). But they only make that face … Continue reading

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