Monthly Archives: September 2017

Who Should We Cry For on Ashura?

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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These definitely are the days we should question our faith

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Before Prophethood was given, they didn’t just born just like that. Of course they were Prophet in a time before time, but declaring that Prophethood, they have to spend forty years amongst their people, amongst their nations, not just … Continue reading

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Are the stories about Dergahs, Dervishes and Khalifahs true or are they just stories?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Are the stories about Dergahs and dervishes and Khalifahs and all this, are these stories true or are they just stories? If you read in any book, and you have heard it before from Sheykh Effendi, it is true. If … Continue reading

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Intercession of The Holy Prophet (asws)

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question:  During the burial (of one of our brothers), you mentioned that on the judgment day people are going to be running to the Prophet for intercession. This is very misinterpreted within the Christian religion that refers to a … Continue reading

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The Idea of a Dergah

BismillahirRahmanirRahim The idea of a Dergah, a group of believers who are leaving everything, their family, their wealth, their influence, their ties, and coming together for the sake of Allah to worship properly together and to make progress in the … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Alone

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Don’t be alone. Allah is Ya Jami. Allah is saying, ‘ be a Jamaat.’ You feel weak, but you are together with some strong people, at least they can carry you for a while until you find enough strength. … Continue reading

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How can we be thankful all the time?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Auzu billahi min ash-sheytanir rajim BismillahirRahmanirRahim. Destur, medet Ya SahibulSaif. Tarikatuna Sohbet vel Khayri fil Jamia. Nasruddin Hoja, he is a big friend of Allah. Nasruddin Hoja was created as a Prophet. He was not created as an Awliya. he … Continue reading

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The Help 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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From Allah we come, and to Him we shall return

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un. From Allah we came, to Allah we are going to return. There are a lot of confusion these days from the Wahhabi ideas that they are stopping people from making extra worship and they … Continue reading

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Who can we trust these days?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Do you ever feel even in your neighborhood, country, worldwide, it’s hard to tell who is a good Muslim and a hypocrite? Should we base our interpretations of a person on the Hadith, ask someone who has dealt … Continue reading

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How does patience according to our ego differ from the patience for the sake of Allah?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What is patience according to our ego and how does it differ from the patience for the sake of Allah? Patience is a means to an end. Patience it is a means to an end. What is your … Continue reading

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What does Sheykh Effendi mean by ‘station’ when he talks about it in his sohbet?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What does Sheykh Effendi mean by ‘station’ when he talks about it in his sohbet? The station as a believer. The station that he’s talking about is as a believer, how much progress you are making. Is this … Continue reading

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What is a simple life?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What is a simple life? It is according to our role model. Our life must be according to our role model. The role model of our life is the Holy Prophet (asws), and who is teaching us that? … Continue reading

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We are in the age of confusion, pull yourself back, live a simple life

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Prophet (asws) came. He completed his mission, 23 years. His mission is complete, but our mission is not. He did his work. One day,  he came back to his house and he saw his beloved daughter Hz Fatime (RA) … Continue reading

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The Certainty of 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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Deaf, Dumb and Blind, That’s What We’ve Become

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Tarikatuna Sohbet vel Khayri fil Jamia. We are asking medet from our Sheykh SahibulSaif Sheykh Abdul Kerim el-Kibrisi el-Rabbani Hz, insya’Allah, to send us something that is going to make a difference in our lives. We are surrounded everyday, … Continue reading

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What is the responsibilities of Individuals to make the Jama’at strong?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What is the responsibilities of Individuals or what can we do to make the Jamaat strong? Don’t wait to be told what to do. Find things to do. What makes this jama’at stronger? If everyone sits down to … Continue reading

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“When you reach the age of forty and your good deeds is not more than your  bad deeds, prepare yourself for Hellfire”

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Yesterday you mentioned that when you reach the age of forty and your good deeds is not more than your  bad deeds, prepare yourself for hellfire. I was thinking if a believer is over forty or have reached … Continue reading

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Why are Muslims not even thinking about egos and manners these days?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question:  How is it that Holy Prophet (asws) said that we must have manners and all this things and  to fight the ego, but nowadays muslims are not even thinking about egos and manners? You have Islam. Within Islam, … Continue reading

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The Sickness of Tribalism

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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Islam stands on the foundation of Justice and Edep

BismillahirRahmanirRahim The Sahabis spread the light of the Holy Prophet (asws). So when they go and when they were sent, why would a Muslim want to go to a non-Muslim country? Don’t look at the Muslim countries today, like I … Continue reading

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How to prepare for Muharram?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Question: How to prepare for Muharram? I mentioned about Ashura. Yes, prepare. So many ways to prepare. Especially on the day of Ashura, so many events happened on the day of Ashura. It involves so many Prophets. And the … Continue reading

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In Nature lies Wisdom for Man of Understanding

BismillahirRahmanirRahim What are we? We scratch the surface, blood, red. We all bleed the same. You know what else bleed? The animals. That means that part of us belong to the animal world too. People are saying, ‘don’t be an … Continue reading

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How does one avoid losing their faith when living in a society that does not believe in Allah?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How does one avoid losing their faith when living in a society that does not believe in Allah and instead believes in science and evolution and has disregard for any faith? BismillahirRahmanirRahim. It depends on what kind of faith … Continue reading

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Sacrifice 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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Eid al-Adha : Kurban is to remind us that our living and dying is for 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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Eid ul-Adha: What have I offered to sacrifice for the sake of my Lord?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim   Auzu billahi min ash-sheytanir rajim BismillahirRahmanirRahim Medet Ya SahibulSaif Sheykh Abdul Kerim Effendi Hz, Medet. A night like this, yeah you are bringing your children because you don’t want to leave them, because you have so much love for … Continue reading

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Will a person know that he is going to die?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Question: Will a person know that he is going to die? The one who is always thinking about his Lord, the one who is always thinking about death, do you think he is not going to know when he … Continue reading

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