Monthly Archives: December 2018

How does the Mureed earn the trust of the Sheykh?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How does the Mureed earn the trust of the Sheykh? First you become obedient. The trust, trust is the highest. Siddiq. Siddiq means the one who is Trustworthy. The title of Siddiq, it is second to the title of … Continue reading

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Is strong Faith given by Allah?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Destur Medet ya SaibulSaif. Tarikatuna sohbet fil khayri min Jamiat. BismillahirRahmanirRahim. We are asking support from our Sheykh, SahibulSaif, insyaAllah to send us something that is going to benefit us. We have a question from a murid. The question is that for … Continue reading

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What Gives You Value

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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It is the job of Shaitan to mislead you

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Nasruddin Hoja, he was a Prophet. But he wanted to carry the burdens of the ummat of the Most Beloved One on the Day of Judgment. And he said ‘Ya Rabbi, make me to become one of them. I will … Continue reading

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How did the Prophet see good despite agression towards Him

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What was in the nature of the most Noble Prophet SAW that despite his own family member’s aggression he always saw the good in them? How can we try to follow this? Who’s saying he saw the good … Continue reading

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Continuing the order of our Sheykh

BismillahirRahmanirRahim I think one thousand times before I say. But what it is, it is not coming from me too. It is so much easier for me not to say ‘this is it and this is not it.’ It’s very … Continue reading

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Be Sincere in This Way

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Murid: I was remembering today, it was 2008 or 2009 that I went to Sheykh Effendi and I said ‘today is your Hijri birthday,’ and he was very surprised. And I’m looking at every year, mashaAllah, it’s getting bigger, … Continue reading

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Travelling for the sake of Allah

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Tarikatuna sohbet fil khayri min Jami’at. This Tarikat it is founded on association. We are asking support from our Sheykh, insyaAllah, to say a couple of words. Our brother is just asking, because lately I was travelling to the west coast, … Continue reading

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How do I find true faith?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: I am sick and tired of constantly questioning my own faith in Allah. My beliefs at this point of time are like a camel being led around, not independent. I feel like I’m turning into these atheists who … Continue reading

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What are we supposed to do when we witness Fitna?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Asking for your support, blessings and dua to reach to the land of Australia. We are in need of Edep. Why do we get put into situations where we are witnessing fitnah, especially among the Muslims? What are … Continue reading

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Where is the Honor of Islam

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 greatness of the Ottoman Sultans

BismillahirRahmanirRahim You are saying how, when you are growing up and you read the history of, say, Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent, which, we don’t say ‘Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent’, because the west only sees Sultan Suleiman with his magnificence, because … Continue reading

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The Laws of Manners

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Manners by itself is showing extreme Shariat. Because the laws of manners now, it is more than the outer laws of Shariat. Certain things, so many things in Shariat you cannot change, no? Cannot change. But everything in Shariat … Continue reading

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The Circle of Edep

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 can we have an alive and pleasing Edep?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Holy Prophet (AS) is saying ‘religion, it is advice.’ The Prophets they give advice. The Sheykhs of the Naksibendi order they say, with edep, they say ‘Prophets they give advice. We are not Prophets. We give sohbet. We give sohbet, … Continue reading

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I want to learn Islam and its spirituality.

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: I want to study Sufism, I am new to Sufism and want to learn Islam and its spirituality. BismillahirRahmanirRahim. InsyaAllah, may Allah make it easy for you to learn. We don’t give advice, I don’t give advice, only … Continue reading

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Are all seafood halal?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Question: I wanted to ask about food, about seafood, if all of them are halal. Seafood? Not all. Dolphin, we don’t eat. We don’t like to eat lobster also, because of the way that it is killed, and other … Continue reading

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How do I clean myself without following a Tarikat?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: I remember the talk you gave about cleaning ourselves up before we die as we would not want our graves to do it for us as it will be harsh and painful. How do I, not being affiliated … Continue reading

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What can the youth do to understand our life experiences?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What do the youth have to have in order to understand life experiences that we have? What they have to have is they have to have experience. They have to experience it. But, you see, we’re experiencing Tarikat, … Continue reading

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How can we make up lost time?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Question: How can we make up for the time that we may have lost? Be sincere, run, fix something. That has to give you a motivation to run. That is not something that you should be, like they are … Continue reading

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The panic after death for disbelievers

BismillahirRahmanirRahim As Firaun said ‘okay, I accept,’ last minute, when the seas were covering him, when Firaun was chasing after the Bani Israil with all his troops, the seas covering him and he was drowning, then he says ‘I believe … Continue reading

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The Prophet of Mercy

BismillahirRahmanirRahim We are not here for murid X, although we love him. We are not here for the food. We are eating more than five times a day, food, more than we pray. We are not here for building. We … Continue reading

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The Rank of Servanthood

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 can we increase our faith? 

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How can we increase our faith?  Hasbinallah wa ni’mal wakeel  ni’mal maula wa ni’man naseer.  La hawla wa la quwwata illa billahil aliyyil azim. Tarikatuna Sohbet fil khayri min jamiya. Our way it continues with sohbet, with association. … Continue reading

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21st century Mankind has no fear of Allah

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Twenty-first century mankind living worse than the jahiliyyah times. Having no fear of Allah (SWT) and thinking that this world there is no Lord, no Lord anymore. ‘We can do as we like, we are the Lords.’ At least … Continue reading

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What is our Amanat?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What is our Amanat? Amanat means what? What has been entrusted to us. What is it that has been entrusted to us? It depends on who you’re following. If you’re following nationalism they say, ‘what has been entrusted … Continue reading

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