Monthly Archives: May 2018

Dua – Know what you’re asking and why you’re asking

BismillahirRahmanirRahim So somebody is asking, when you’re making dua to Allah, asking Him, for example, to get rid of your egoistic characteristics, is it enough just to say, ‘Ya Rabbi, rid me of my arrogance,’ or should you be specific … Continue reading

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Ask from your Lord

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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Power comes to those who fight for the sake of Allah

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Your ego retaliates in such a way that once you do something good, it will trick you to do something bad. I noticed that it’s like a pattern, whenever you try to do something good, you set your … Continue reading

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How do we have more certainty to the Shahadat that we are reciting every day?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Question: Last night in your sohbet, you said that we should get rid of uncertainties of ourselves. And a few years ago, when you came to Arkansas, you told that the story about the Majzub, he was telling the … Continue reading

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Taqleed – Will it help us on Judgement day?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Question: Will Taqleed help us on Judgment day? Of course it will help us on Judgement day. Today after the Jummah, someone asked a question, about certain things, that is supposed to be a reality. For example, Prophet (asws) … Continue reading

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Observe Yourself

BismillahirRahmanirRahim The believer, when he sees something that is there, when Allah (SWT) makes him to witness something that is wrong, something that is bad, here we’re talking about, first, the training that is in Tarikat, it makes you to witness … Continue reading

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Pride and arrogance

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Question: It says that if you have a little bit of pride, you cannot enter into Paradise. I had an argument with another one over this, he’s saying that we are proud to be a Muslim, I’m saying that we … Continue reading

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Free your spirit in Ramazan

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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Get rid of uncertainties

BismillahirRahmanirRahim The first sohbet of Ramazan, and we are only asking for what concerns us. We are only  asking for what is going to benefit us. Knowledge that doesn’t benefit us, it is malayani. It becomes a curse to us … Continue reading

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What is generosity and what is stinginess?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Sheykh Effendi (QS) said that a Muslim, a believer who is stingy, he can be worshiping, but the stinginess will lead the sheytan to him, to fool him again. But someone who is a non-Muslim, who is generous, … Continue reading

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Ramazan- Connect with Your Creator

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  The Turks they are saying, Treat every night like it is Leylatul Qadr and treat every  person that you meet, that he is Khizr (AS). Who is Khizr? Khizr (AS) is the one who is going to grant you … Continue reading

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The Fruits of Ramazan

 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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Complain to your Lord about your own weakness

BismillahirRahmanirRahim. Destur Medet Ya SahibulSaif Sheykh Abdul Kerim Effendi Hz. HasbinAllah wa ni’mal wakil, wa La Hawla Wala Quwwata Illa Billahu wal aliel Azim. Nawaitul arbain, Nawaitul khalwa, nawaitul uzla, Nawaitu riada, nawaitu suluk.  Tariqatu Sohbet wa khayru fil jamiyat. … Continue reading

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What is it in the hard work that makes a person beloved to Allah SWT?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: In the Ottoman calligraphy, they put a lot of Hadiths, al kasibu Habibullah, that the hard working person is beloved to Allah SWT. And I’m asking that, because in other religions they show that the spiritual person he … Continue reading

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Accounting and Allah (swt)’s Justice

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: If the world, with the wrong and the bad things that are happening with it, and it’s Allah (swt) plan, what does that mean when it comes to accounting and Allah (swt)’s justice, that there are people who … Continue reading

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How do we carry our responsibility properly without failing?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: I’m afraid that when the time comes I’m given the responsibility I will fail. Even more afraid of that is, other people will suffer because of me. You will know whether you’re going to pass or if you’re … Continue reading

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I’m your Ummeti, you are my Master (Sultan Mehmet Fatih Han)

 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 use then of all other creation if He (SWT) has the Most Beloved one?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Allah has already His beloved, what is the use of creation in relation to the Prophet (AS)’s reality? Hasbinallah wa nimal wakeel. Medet ya SahibulSaif. Ashadu an La illaha ilallah wa ashadu anna Muhammadan abduhu wa Rasuluhu. This is … Continue reading

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How do you reach the one who will be your shafa’at and serve them?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Question: How do you reach the one who will be your shafa’at and serve them? That question, every one of you has answered it. That’s why you are here. Every one of you. You didn’t just come stumbling here, … Continue reading

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What kind of lesson should we take from the day Sultan AbdulHamid Han’s power was taken?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Question: Today is the 109th year anniversary of Sultan Abdul Hamid Han taken from power. How should we look at that, what kind of lesson should we take?  What kind of lesson? Disasters have fallen into the ummat when … Continue reading

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For dunya matters, should you make a dua to ask for help?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: For dunya matters, should you make a dua to ask for help and if yes, what are the proper manners for those duas? That’s good. If you have problems with your dunya matters, you’re following a Sheykh, go … Continue reading

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Blessing is in the Jamaat

BismillahirRahmanirRahim These days, I don’t like to talk too much, also. But it is our way. We are asking support from our Sheykh, insyaAllah, to speak couple of words that we can take, we listen to it, I am listening, … Continue reading

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Leylatul Bera’at: Be careful where you are moving

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Imagine, death is coming to you. Maybe you are making a dua. From the outside, if someone takes a shot of you and posts it on Instagram, it looks as if you died making a dua. But what if … Continue reading

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