Monthly Archives: October 2018

Are monarch systems better than newer government systems? 

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Question: Are monarch systems better than newer government systems?  Yes. And yes. That is good, that means that you’ve been listening to our sohbet and Sheykh Effendi’s sohbet on this. When Mahdi (AS) comes, he is going to rule as … Continue reading

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What can we do to deal with people who cause fitna?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What can we do to deal with people who cause fitna and waswasa but you can’t stay away from since they are part of your community or family? You can’t stay away from them? Just turn away from … Continue reading

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How do you love Allah and His Prophet properly?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How do you love Allah and His Prophet properly, because a lot of people claim to love them? There is always a standard, alhamdulillah, there is always a standard there. And the first standard is the Holy Prophet … Continue reading

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How Does One Find Passion For Tassavuf?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How Does One Find Passion For Tassavuf? Very good. I want honest people. Then we can work something. Your passion of this world is also based on your fear of this world. Because people fear what other people … Continue reading

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When we first read about Awliyah Allah we are very excited. How do we keep that passion alive?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: When we first read about Awliyah Allah we are very excited, however over time we lose that passion. How do we continue to keep that passion alive? Auzubillahi mina sheytanir rajim BismillahirRahmanirRahim. Medet ya Sahibulsaif. Let me answer … Continue reading

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How can we understand and keep safe from the dangers of the dajjalic system?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How can we understand and keep safe from the dangers of the dajjalic system and its connection to modern day education, agriculture, health, food and technology? I learned a great deal from my Sheykh, everything that you are … Continue reading

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Fear 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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When I try to seclude myself, an overwhelming fear overtakes me. How can I overcome this?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim   Question: When I try to seclude myself, even in my room with dim lights to remember Allah SWT, I have an overwhelming fear overtake me as if there is something around me. This is also the case when … Continue reading

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There are Signs for those who reflect

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  We are asking permission from them and an opening from them, for them to send us something, insya’Allah, that is going to benefit us, taking from them. We are not speaking from our own stomachs and from our own … Continue reading

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Seyyid Hajji Fuat Rabbani (QS)

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Seyyid Hajji Fuat Rabbani, he is the father of our Sheykh. Sheykh Effendi had said, Sheykh Mawlana is saying, the way that Hz Abu Bakar as-Siddiq is to the Prophet, Syed Haji Fuat was to Sultan ul-Evliya. He sit … Continue reading

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The Heart is the Throne of Allah

BismillahirRahmanirRahim We are asking support from our Sheykh insyaAllah, Sahibul Saif, Sheykh Abdul Kerim Al-Kibrisi Al-Rabbani, to give us permission to speak, to say some things that will benefit us. A couple of minutes, for tradition, just to say something. … Continue reading

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How do I treat Allah (SWT) with the proper respect?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim   Question: I have encountered whispers in my head insulting Allah (SWT) and His Prophet (AS). I don’t know whether the whispers originate from myself or from sheytan. I feel that one of the reasons I go through it is … Continue reading

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How can we be humble without being meek?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How can we be humble without being meek and how can we be bold in our faith without being boastful? It’s very easy. Look at the Prophet (AS). Look at the Sahabi e-Kiram. Can anyone ever say that … Continue reading

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When we struggle in the way of Allah, does it ever get easy?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Question: When we struggle in the way of Allah, does it ever get easy? When you struggle in the way of Allah does it ever get easy? Yes, it does. Then it gets more difficult, then it gets easy, … Continue reading

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You have broken your promises a hundred times, Return

 BismillahirRahmanirRahim Running to help, spending time to help, to ease, to follow, to be clean, living together. Such a merciful Lord, such a Great Lord that we have. And this is the legacy of our Sheykh. You understand? He has … Continue reading

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Who are the Leaders

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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At what point is it correct to take someone else’s right?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: At what point is it correct to take someone else’s right, even if they continue to pursue taking your rights? You may ask for justice. You never ask for revenge. You may ask ‘Ya Rabbi, please,’ for justice. … Continue reading

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How are we going to put the Naqsh of our Sheykh in our hearts?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Question: As Naksibendis, how are we going to put the Naqsh of our Sheykh in our hearts? What I spoke about, that’s how you are going to, step by step. You’re going to put the Naqsh, you are going … Continue reading

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What is the Idol that we are worshipping?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim As a Saint is saying, even the way to the Ka’bah, first you have to pass through the idols. You are understanding? They are making us to understand what is the idol that we are worshiping. This is very … Continue reading

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How can a believer be brave in every way?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How can a believer be brave in every way? In the khutba, Sheykh Effendi’s words in the sohbet, he is saying, ‘we are not afraid from no one. We are not afraid of any governments, we’re afraid of … Continue reading

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Is it possible to find safety without being connected to a Sheykh?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Is it possible to find safety without being connected to a Sheykh? Very good question. It’s impossible. Are there special ones out there? Yes. We are not going to touch those ones. There are always exceptions. But generally, … Continue reading

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Why is the month of Safar before the month of Rabi al-Awwal?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Why is the month of Safar before the month of Rabi al-Awwal? I don’t know anything. The month of punishment, before the month of Mercy. Why, you want it to be the opposite? Isn’t it better? Imagine if we had Mercy and then punishment. Allah is … Continue reading

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Whoever obeys the Khalifa, obeys the Holy Prophet

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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Action is according to the Intention

BismillahirRahmanirRahim BismillahirRahmanirRahim. Before, we were talking about how Allah rewards us according to our intention. In Islam, the action is according to the intention. The reward is according to the intention. It is not so much the actions that we … Continue reading

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How can we look at our loneliness as a good thing for Allah’s sake? 

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Question: How can we look at our loneliness as a good thing for Allah’s sake?  When you are not with bad people and evil people and people who are not knowing their Lord, hating their Lord, evil ones, tyrants, selfish people, slanderers, cheaters, liars, when you … Continue reading

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I’m unable to sacrifice in very small things, how then can we prepare ourselves for big sacrificing?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Question: Time passes and I see how weak I am. I’m unable to sacrifice in very small things. In front of His eyes, I betrayed my Sheykh. Even though I know I’m doing wrong, I cannot control myself sometimes. How can we prepare ourselves … Continue reading

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In difficult times, how does one keep hope and not despair? 

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Question: In difficult times, how does one keep hope and not despair? How was the Prophet (AS) able to keep faith, despite the difficult times he (AS) went through?   The Prophet (AS) had trust in his Allah, and Allah SWT has promised him, he … Continue reading

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How do I get rid of the feelings of anger and revenge?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: I have feelings of anger and revenge towards the people who have done bad to me. How do I get rid of these feelings? You have feelings of anger and revenge. This anger and the revenge, anger it … Continue reading

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For men of Understanding

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Allah (SWT) is always saying through the Quranic verses that the signs are there for men of understanding. Then it’s also mentioned that for some people even if you show the signs openly they will not change. How … Continue reading

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Pleasing the Beloved

BismillahirRahmanirRahim How much pain you can bear for that one, this is what love is. They’re teaching us the love is how much pleasure you’re going to get. No, it’s not about you. It’s what you can carry. And if … Continue reading

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Give your heart to 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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The beginning of a long and arduous journey

BismillahirRahmanirRahim   Destur. Medet ya SahibulSaif. HasbeenaAllah wa ni’mal wakeel. We are asking support from our Sheykh to send us something, Insya’Allah, that is going to benefit us until Judgement Day. Tarikatuna sohbet fil Khayril min Jamiyah. Our Tarikat is based … Continue reading

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How do I develop good thoughts about Allah?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question:  I have been thinking a lot about death in this past few weeks and I find myself being very stressed out. You mentioned earlier in your sohbets that most of our amals may not reach Allah SWT, it … Continue reading

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During Salah, I was disturbed, I got angry at Allah…where do I go on from here?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: During Salah, I was disturbed, I got angry at Allah and blamed my current situation all at Him. The situation I feel I left out on are mostly related to dunya and my desires. I know I should … Continue reading

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What should I think about when making salat if I don’t know the English translation of the Arabic words?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Question: What should I think about when making salat if I don’t know the English translation of the Arabic words? When you’re making your salat? Now, you know Arabic, right? And you more or less know the meaning of … Continue reading

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What does it mean to follow in an awakening station?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What does it mean to follow in an awakening station? There’s danger everywhere. There’s going to be danger everywhere, there is going to be that challenge, that fear. That fear is not making your iman to be small, … Continue reading

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The Blameworthy Ego

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Eastern medicine is more holistic. They say, for that not to happen ten years, twenty years, forty years, this is what you have to do. Then they say, instead of taking that bitter medicine, take food. Because the medicine … Continue reading

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