Monthly Archives: April 2019

Who should we help, and what is the limit?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Who should we help, and what is the limit? That is a very good question to ask, that is also something that we spoke about in the sohbet after the Jummah Khutba, when somebody was asking the question … Continue reading

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Love According To Hakk

BismillahirRahmanirRahim You’re asking me the question, isn’t love, in Tarikat you’re supposed to love each other, but isn’t love a feeling that you have towards someone, you cannot just make up that feeling, correct? You have to have that feeling. I said … Continue reading

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What’s the lesson from Hz Eyup and the incident of the insect?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: In the story of Hz Eyup (AS) Seyh Efendi used to tell the incident of when the insect fell off and he (AS) felt true pain from that stinging. What is the lesson that we can learn from … Continue reading

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Are We Believers?

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 causes man to be heedless?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Before Sheykh Effendi was veiled from this world, he’s concentrating on heedlessness. What is this heedlessness? How can Hz Insan, that Allah SWT has created us to be His Khalifah, that He has commanded all of the Angels, Angels … Continue reading

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Run to the Pleasure of Allah

BismillahirRahmanirRahim If a believer is looking at every hardship that is facing him as his Lord calling out to him, that time that hardship will turn to sweetness, because he knows his beloved is calling him. And you know when … Continue reading

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For wrong actions we make, should we grieve a lot?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Question: Sheykh, there was a companion of the Prophet that committed a wrong action, or he thought he committed a wrong action, and he went up to the mountains and he was so sad about it, you know this story, and he was grieving so … Continue reading

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How to Take the Advice of the Prophet (SAW)

BismillahirRahmanirRahim The advice of the Prophet (AS), you cannot just take like that. This is very heavy medicine, it’s a very heavy weapon, you understand? And the advice that he gives to his Companions, different from this one, this one, … Continue reading

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The Way Towards Guidance

BismillahirRahmanirRahim The ways of the Friends of Allah, they are as many people there are, as many ways that there are. As many breaths as there are, there’s different ways of reaching to Allah SWT. So important thing is for … Continue reading

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Write that Destiny that You Want

BismillahirRahmanirRahim That if they keep sunnat of the Prophet (AS), they will find safety. He was talking  specifically about those Greek priests that they’re keeping the beard, that so many Muslims today they don’t keep that sunnat. They don’t like … Continue reading

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When the ego says “what’s in it for me”, how do you try to maneuver?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: When the ego says “what’s in it for me”, how do you try to maneuver? This is what I was talking about before, ikhlas, sincerity. That you’re doing something  just because it pleases Allah, it doesn’t please you, … Continue reading

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What does it mean when Allah (SWT) says ‘to forget yourselves’?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What does it mean when Allah (SWT) says ‘to forget yourselves’? Those who never asked themselves who they are, those who only want to be what they imagine themselves to be, what do they imagine themselves to be? … Continue reading

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Why will the Ummah be punished?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Why will the Ummah be punished when it was their ancestors who betrayed the Khalifa? If you betray, you pay the price. You don’t betray you don’t pay the price. Now if you’re a believer you say, ‘my … Continue reading

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Forgiveness Comes With Holy Prophet’s Help

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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I’m a non-muslim, how do I understand Beraat better?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: I am a non-Muslim and don’t know what Beraat is, how do I understand it better and can I benefit from it as well or must I have some belief? It is showing to me that you already … Continue reading

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Difficulty and Ease

BismillahirRahmanirRahim We are asking permission from our Sheykh to speak, to say a couple of words. We are not qualified to speak, but he’s saying ‘speak’, not that we are qualified, but he’s giving us order to speak, so we … Continue reading

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Understanding what to ask for during Leylatul Bera’at

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: The things that I read, they say to ask for increase in rizq, increase in life, and increase in faith. Now, I know that in Islam the less you have the better, as far as wealth, and that … Continue reading

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Were there any Khalifahs that did wrong actions?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Were there any Khalifahs that did wrong actions? It’s a very good question and I like the way that you’re approaching it with Edep, okay? Because one of the signs of the disobedient ones of the Ahir Zaman is 24 hours they … Continue reading

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Will Europe be ruled by the Ottomans?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Will Europe be ruled by the Ottomans?  Europe? Yeah. It’s for the last days. How many times you hear Sheykh Effendi saying that we have to know our history? We don’t know our history; they know our history … Continue reading

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The Expectation from a Murid

BismillahirRahmanirRahim If the Sheykh is going to put you through the meat grinder, the murid is not even going to make one sound. Meat grinder. So many murids they are screaming from their hearts, I  know. We don’t even touch them, … Continue reading

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How do you come out from difficulties with each other?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Hasbinallah wa ni’mal wakeel  ni’mal maula wa ni’man naseer.  La hawla wa la quwwata illa billahil aliyyil azim. It is not the relationship, that is outside talk,  it’s not, ‘oh the friendship is more important than the conflict.’ No, … Continue reading

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Understanding the False Hope in Allah (SWT)

BismillahirRahmanirRahim We cannot say too too much also, just a couple of things. Until situation comes when those ones who are willing to listen, that their hearts are thirsty, then they will open and they will give. You are asking about what the khutbah is saying, false hopes … Continue reading

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Who is Intelligent?

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 Not Separate from the Quran-e-Kerim

BismillahirRahmanirRahim All one hundred and four Books come from that. Then that speech that is the Quran e-Kerim, Allah is saying, ‘look around you,’ in that Book Allah is saying, ‘look around you. You will find Me.’ Allah is not … Continue reading

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If you don’t know who your Lord is, is your worship valid?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: If you don’t know who your Lord is, is your worship valid? Your worship is still valid. This is one of the mercies of Islam, even if you do something just copying, you still get the blessing. Even … Continue reading

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How can we make up the lost time for the past month?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How can we make up the lost time for the past month? This is when you are going to run to worship more. You understand? Just to clean it. Look, if you are understanding, ‘I’m weak like this, … Continue reading

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The Biggest Victory is to Accept the Truth

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Islam, it’s teaching everyone to say we are all part of ourselves. And when you enter that war, it is your only religion that says now, that one is a part of you. There is a shariat for that. … Continue reading

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Why are we back to Jahiliyyah in less than 100 years?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Why are we back to Jahiliyyah in less than 100 years? That is the law of this world. You can build something, a civilization for over one thousand years and you just strike one match and you can … Continue reading

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Welcoming the Holy Month of Shabaan 1440H

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Welcoming the Holy Month of Shabaan 1440H Welcome to this new month that is coming, it’s here, the month of the Holy Prophet (AS), Shaban. And it has one of the holiest, most important days, this Holy Month of … Continue reading

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Honor 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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What does Islam say about loving a non-mahram?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim.  Question: What does Islam say about loving a non-mahram? What do you mean loving? It all comes down to that. What do you mean loving? Someone is not a mahram to you, someone who is not a mahram to … Continue reading

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What is the lesson to be taken from Laila and Majnun?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What is the lesson to be taken from Laila and Majnun? What is the true story? I will answer that another time insyaAllah, because it is a very long answer, we have to set up some foundations from … Continue reading

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Allah has hidden His Pleasure

BismillahirRahmanirRahim People they are doing openly wrong things and they are becoming more arrogant and  more stubborn. Don’t you know the end of that is no good? Who are you being stubborn and arrogant to? The enemies of Allah? Who? … Continue reading

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Hz . Abu Bakr (RA) was a successful merchant yet he gave everything away and lived a life of zuhud.

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Hz. Abu Bakr (RA) was a successful merchant yet he gave everything away and lived a life of Zuhud. Is a desire to learn how to trade a hidden desire for Dunya, or is there a wisdom to … Continue reading

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