Monthly Archives: September 2015

I used to be passionate about fixing myself. What can I do to regain that passion?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: I used to be passionate about fixing myself. But I have stopped doing so and now everything is so difficult to learn. What can I do to regain that passion? When you first fall in love, say when … Continue reading

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Show Shukr, Run to be in the Service of Allah swt

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 can one do when they are unable to attend the Hajj?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What can one do when they are unable to attend the Hajj? Sit home and relax. What can you do? You cannot attend the Hajj then stay home. Make intention that next year you are going to go. … Continue reading

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Eid-ul Adha: We Must Make Intention To Be Sacrificed In The Way of Allah and His Prophet (asws)

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 alayhi wa ala … Continue reading

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Are you pulling the Blessings or the Azab of Allah in these Holy times?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Let us 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. All kinds of knowledge must go back to the Shahadat. Every … Continue reading

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Warning against Backbiting

BismillahirRahmanirRahim The nation of Muhammad stopped sharing. Sharing is what? I’m not only talking about wealth. People are not even sharing the knowledge that they have. What are two guys talking about? You know by yourselves. Do you sit down … Continue reading

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Kurban: Pure heart that is burning with the passion out of love of Allah

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 value of your Pilgrimage to the House of Allah?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Muslims have lost their minds because no one is making intention for ahiret anymore. We make a lot of planning and intention for dunya but when we ask them, ‘what do you plan for ahiret?’ They say, ‘So, as … Continue reading

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Kurban: When The Body Obeys The Laws Of Allah

BismillahirRahmanirRahim If the animals know how to cook and they are like human beings and in these days, one of the signs of the Ahir Zaman, from the fall of Empire, is we have celebrity cooks and chefs. Cooks and … Continue reading

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What is the importance of the first ten days of Dzulhijjah and how should one prepare for it?

BismillahirRahamnirRahim Question : What is the importance of the first ten days of Dzulhijjah and how should one prepare for it? It is reported from the Holy Prophet (asws) that he used to fast in these ten days. Very Holy … Continue reading

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People around me say things that are not true about me. How do we stop caring what others think about us?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: People around me say things that are not true about me and I always want to prove them wrong. How do we stop caring what others think about us? BismillahirRahmanirRahim. You stop caring what others think about you … Continue reading

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How can we be more aware of our Sheykh even when he is not around?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How can we be more aware of our Sheykh even when he is not around? Keep him in your heart. Keep your Sheykh in your heart. Keep his feelings, keep his words, keep his sohbets, keep his warnings. … Continue reading

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Real Hajj must begin with cleaning up ourselves

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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The Believer has to be stable. The Believer, he is certain.

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Auzubillahi minash sheytanir rajim BismillahirRahmanirRahim Medet Ya SahibulSaif Sheykh Abd Kerim Effendi Hz. We are asking protection, running away from sheytan to the protection of Allah swt. Insya’Allah ar-Rahman, in that way it will be blessed.  The name of Allah, … Continue reading

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What makes our Shahadat weak?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Question: What makes our Shahadat weak? What makes our Shahadat weak? Maybe I should ask you that question. What is a Shahadat? Everybody knows that question maybe to say, ‘Shahadat is saying Ashadu an-la ilaha il Allah, ve Ashadu anna Muhammadan … Continue reading

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I understand I am not good at all. I really want to be a good person, where do I begin?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: I understand I am not good at all. I really want to be a good person, where do I begin? BismillahirRahmanirRahim. Somebody wrote this, asking us this question.  You are saying, you understand that you are not good … Continue reading

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How do I quit lying? What can I do with all the lies that I piled up, making me two-faced?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Question: How do I quit lying? What can I do with all the lies that I piled up, making me two-faced? How do you quit lying? Go cold turkey. How do you quit smoking? Go cold turkey, right? No amount … Continue reading

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When The Hearts Are Diseased By Dunya

BismillahirRahmanirRahim We are asking support from the friends of Allah, the Evliya, to our Sheykh, to send us something that we are going to bring from, to learn. Something that is fresh, something that is alive, something that is going … Continue reading

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Eid ul Adha: Struggle and Sacrifice in Islam

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Ayuhal Mu’minoon. O Believers. Welcome to you on this Holy day of Jumma. On this 24thday of this sacred month of Dzulqa’dah.  And InsyaAllah ar-Rahman, on Wednesday night, insyaAllah, we will be welcoming the honoured guest of the holy … Continue reading

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How can I prepare for death? What matters the most at that point?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How can I prepare for death? What matters the most at that point? A very good question. It is a very easy question. It’s very easy. Because on the Day of Judgment, what is the first thing that … Continue reading

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What are the steps that one should take to try carry themselves as a believer?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What are the steps that one should take to try carry themselves as a believer?  Ikhlas. If you want to try to carry yourself as a believer, first thing you have to have is sincerity, Ikhlas. You have … Continue reading

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Reality Of The Deceptive World

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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“And The Worldly Life Is Not But Amusement And Diversion…” (Quran 6:32)

BismillahirRahmanirRahim We are asking support from our Sheykh, Sheykh Abdul Kerim al-Kibrisi al-Rabbani Hz. May Allah raise his station higher and higher in this Holy night. May he send his himmet to us. May we always continue in this way … Continue reading

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How do we open the doors to sheytan?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Question: How do we open the doors to sheytan? I’m not going to tell you how to open the doors to sheytan. See, it’s a trick question (Sheykh laughs). Everybody knows very well how to open the door. I’m … Continue reading

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Stale knowledge is only for this dunya

BismillahirRahmanirRahim This world is full of stale knowledge these days. There are so many schools, so many universities. From kindergarten to different gardens. Going to schools up until 40, 50, 60, 70 years of age. But what they’re learning is … Continue reading

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Eid of Sacrifice: The doors of Ahiret is opened according to how you treat the words of your Lord

BismillahirRahmanirRahim The blessings and the Rahmat, ahir zaman, the last days, Holy Prophet(asws) said: Islam began strange, it’s going to end strange. The blessings and the mercy and the news for the strangers that is going to come in ahir … Continue reading

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How can one have love for Ahiret when they have not seen it?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How can one have love for Ahiret when they have not  seen it and get rid of the love for dunya which they have seen? BismillahirRahmanirRahim. Love has nothing to do with what you see. In fact, if you … Continue reading

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How can you fix a broken trust?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How can you fix a broken trust? Someone trust you and you break. If you understand what it feels like to be betrayed, then you will know what to do. If you don’t know what it feels like, … Continue reading

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