Monthly Archives: May 2017

How To Prepare For The Grave?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question : How to prepare for the grave? How you want your grave to be, that’s how you want to prepare it. The grave it is a waiting room to your final destination. Our Sheykh is saying, ‘send something … Continue reading

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Fasting Produces Taqwa, Nearness to Allah

BismillahirRahmanirRahim I just asked, what did you remember from the khutba? Today’s people they don’t have attention span more than a few seconds. Everything that we are looking at is designed just to please you for a few second. Then … Continue reading

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Ramazan Brings The Believer Close To His Lord Again

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 We Enter Into The Month of Ramazan e-Serif Clean?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Medet ya SahibulSaif Sheykh Abdul Kerim al Kibrisi al Rabbani, Medet. We are asking permission from our Sheykh, SahibulSaif Sheykh Abdul Kerim al Kibrisi al Rabbani, to send us something so that we may take and we may use, … Continue reading

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How do we know if our fakeness is being removed and our realness is coming out?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How do we know if our fakeness is being removed and our realness is coming out? How do we gauge that? BismillahirRahmanirRahim. We are gauging, we are balancing, we are gauging all our actions according to who? That … Continue reading

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For Ramazan, what should we concentrate on for our children?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: For Ramazan, what should we concentrate on for our children? Good question. This kind of question, it is not malayani. It’s good. Whatever that is necessary, you can take that knowledge and that is knowledge that is beneficial. … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Ramazan

BismillahirRahmanirRahim We have, insya’Allah ar Rahman, maybe a few days, maybe one week, maybe more, to sit down and to understand that Holy Month that is coming and how we should be doing to prepare. So many are going to … Continue reading

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Live Free From the Curse of Dunya

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 balance the duties of this world with the duties of the afterlife?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question from a murid: How do you balance the duties and responsibilities of this material, physical world with the duties and responsibilities of the afterlife? It is a good question he’s saying. How do we balance the duties and … Continue reading

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What is the correct understanding towards people who are suffering from oppression and tyranny?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Question: What is the correct understanding we should have towards people who are suffering from oppression and tyranny (even if they are not following Islam 100%)? What mercy did the Ottomans to such persecuted groups during their time? BismillahirRahmanirRahim. … Continue reading

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How do you control impatience?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Question: How do you control impatience? How do you control impatience? You control impatience by being patient. What causes a man to just get up and just to do things without thinking? What causes it? Sheytan causes it, sheytan … Continue reading

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What is faith? What increases or decreases one’s faith? How can I gain faith and be an Osmanli?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Question:  What is faith? What increases or decreases one’s faith? How can I gain faith and be an Osmanli? Is there any link between faith and intelligence? Please tell us something about faith.   BismillahirRahmanirRahim. I don’t know too … Continue reading

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You have said that one can be close to your Sheykh without the Sheykh being physically present. Can you explain to us some of the ways we can come close to the Sheykh?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question from a Murid: You have said that one can be close to your Sheykh in different ways without the Sheykh being physically present. Can you explain to us some of the ways we can come close to the … Continue reading

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How should I walk in this way to do less mistakes and to do more right things?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question from a Murid: How should I walk in this way to do less mistakes and to do more right things? Be busy with other things. Be busy with some work. A lot of the times, you make the … Continue reading

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Peace Comes in the Way 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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Laying Down the Foundation for the Ummat to be United on Haqq

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Astaghfirullah al azim wa atubu ilaihi. Selam Aleykum wa Rahmatullah wa Barakatu. We are giving thanks to our Lord, Allah swt, all power and all strength is from Him. We are His weak, dirty creatures and we are asking … Continue reading

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Leylatul Bera’at: Ask From Allah Through the Ones He Loves

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question from a murid : Sheykh Effendi has taught us that our maqam is in the toilet. Now, in a Holy Night like this, how are we going to ask from Allah? Destur, Medet Ya SahibulSaif. Nawaitul arbain, Nawaitul khalwa, … Continue reading

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In a previous sohbet, you said that we should not be alone. What should one do if one is forced to be alone due to lack of community or psychological issues?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: In a previous sohbet, you said that we should not be alone. Shaitan has a way of attacking those who stay alone. What should one do if one is forced to be alone due to lack of community … Continue reading

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I am very afraid of my Bera’at because there are bad things I did I don’t even remember. How do I pass Bera’at?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: I am very afraid of my Bera’at because I know what bad things I did in the last year. I am afraid there are bad things I did I don’t even remember. How do I pass Bera’at? BismillahirRahmanirRahim. … Continue reading

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Leylatul Bera’at: Run to Reach to the Mercy of Allah SWT

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Auzu billahi minash shaytanir rajim Bismillahir rahmanir Rahim. Destur, medet Ya SahibulSaif Sheykh Abdul Kerim Effendi Hz. Nawaitul arbain, Nawaitul khalwa, nawaitul uzla, nawaitu suluk, Hasbinallah Ve Nimel Vekil wa  La hawla wa la quwwata illa billahil aliyyil adzim. … Continue reading

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We are Holding on Tightly to the Jubbah of our Sheykh

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Commemorating Miladi Urs of Sultanul Evliya Sheykh Mawlana Nazim Adil el-Hakkani (KS) and Hijri Urs of SahibulSaif Sheykh Abdul Kerim Effendi el-Kibrisi el-Rabbani Hz BismillahirRahmanirRahim. What can we say in a night like this, in a bless night like … Continue reading

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Fix Your Intention in the Night of Beraat

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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We are entering into Bara’at, Watch your Manners

BismillahirRahmanirRahim We are asking permission from our owner, our Sahib, our Sheykh, to speak, if it’s necessary, to send some things that will be beneficial for us. Tarikatuna sohbet wa fil khayrul min jamiyah. This Tarikat, it is based on … Continue reading

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Live The Way You Believe

Auzu billahi min ash‐sheytanir rajim BismillahirRahmanirRahim Medet Ya Seyyidi Ya Sultanul Awliya, Medet We are asking help and support from SahibulZaman Sheykh Maulana Muhammad Nazim adil al-Hakkani to send to us something that we may speak and it will give … Continue reading

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Shahadat Of A True Believer

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Holy Prophet (asws) is saying, when a group of people coming together, first remember Allah SWT, remember His Prophet, then whatever you are talking, talk that time, even if it’s worldly business, that time the blessings come there because … Continue reading

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