Monthly Archives: July 2019

What are the signs that you are remembering, or have forgotten death?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What are the signs that you are remembering, or have forgotten death? What are the signs that you are remembering death and what are the signs that you have forgotten about death, for a mureed? For a mureed … Continue reading

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What do you do to find your weak sides?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What do you do to find your weak sides? What do you do to find out about those weak sides? That means how do you study yourself. How do you know whether you are weak or you are … Continue reading

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Why is it hard to put loyalty into our life?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question:  One of the good characteristics of dogs is loyalty to the master no matter what. Why is this hard to put into our life? Because which man is going to think that I am a dog and he … Continue reading

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What’s the difference between the modernization of Islam and how people were living it back in the older days?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Question: What’s the difference between the modernization of Islam and how people were living it back in the older days? Back then, they were seeing Allah in everything. They were seeing the Prophet in everything, they were seeing Islam … Continue reading

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What if you don’t feel the emotion of love when your Shaykh looks at you?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What if we don’t get that feeling when the Shaykh looks at us or we don’t have the feeling of love in our hearts, is it just another emotion or feeling? In this way it changes. It changes … Continue reading

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Remember your 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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After we identify the ego, how do we cut it?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim First, be a human. These are all human qualities. Which part? You want to be a human? don’t say animals, animals are better than us, especially these days, animals are not poisoning the air, the earth, the water and … Continue reading

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How do we change our own perspective to look with the eyes of the holy ones?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Questions: Humans look at different situation or people they look at their ideas, perspective based on experience, most of the time it is to benefit themselves. But holy ones they look at the nur of Allah. How do you … Continue reading

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How do we know the actions we make is going to hurt us?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: When Hz Ayub (AS) was tested and he felt the pain only when he put back the leech that fell. Then Allah (SWT) says that with whatever test was given to him the needed patience was also given … Continue reading

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How do we know the actions we make is going to hurt us?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question:  When Hz Ayub AS was tested and he felt the pain only when he put back the leech that fell. Then Allah SWT says that with whatever test was given to him the needed patience was also given … Continue reading

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I feel suffocated living in this society and want to go back to Arabia.

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Shaykh I feel suffocated living in this society where love is measured by material, respect is measured by material, religion is measured by outwardness. I want to go back to Arabia and live in the mountains with little … Continue reading

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What is the difference between a sultan and a king?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What is the difference between a sultan and a king? I’m speaking very simply so that everyone can understand. A King is like a, he is also called a Malik, and he has power but it is the … Continue reading

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How do you build a relationship with someone you do not have a liking for?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: When you’re in a jamat how do you build a relationship with someone who you naturally do not have a liking for? You must like that person, that’s why you are here. Jama’at, meaning Tarikat. Not outside, not social … Continue reading

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What is the significance of using a cane in Tariqat?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What is the significance of using a cane in Tariqat? (Can you please explain the significance of using a cane in Tarikat, and why all the Prophets used a cane or staff?) Although Sheikh Effendi has mentioned this … Continue reading

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What does it mean to make the Qurban?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Because they were asking an important question. They were asking about Qurban. You make the Qurban, what does it mean to make the Qurban? As every year if you are listening not only with this ear, but with this … Continue reading

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Whose Islam Are You Following?

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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Becoming Beloved to Allah (SWT)

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Sheykh Effendi was saying how Allah SWT is saying how you can become beloved to Allah, and this how you become beloved to Allah, this is open to everyone. Not only to white or black or brown or Turkish … Continue reading

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What will happen to those brought to the wrong path by others?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What will happen to those brought to the wrong path by others? Allah knows best. We don’t know. Maybe he’s going to turn around. Maybe he’s going to come back. You don’t know maybe in the last seven … Continue reading

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Confusion of Ahir Zaman

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Confusion of ahir zaman, that’s not the time to read more. It’s not. You are going to get more confused. Confusion of the ahir zaman, yes, ask Allah to guide you to that one who is going to bring … Continue reading

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Do we know what we are supposed to get from every sohbet or washup?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question : Do we know what we are supposed to get from every sohbet or washup? You decide first. You have to know. Even if it is one thing, one small thing. Take the most obvious thing. For example … Continue reading

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Is the mention of heaven and hell in the Quran to get the attention of men?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Questions:  Is one of the reasons to mention these things about heaven and hell or paradise in the Quran is to just get the attention of the people so they can start listening? Whatever it takes, Allah SWT sent … Continue reading

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Man Must Fight for the Truth

BismillahirRahmanirRahim You get up and you look to where you have fallen and you learn not to fall, not to be tripping there, like you are walking down the road, you trip something, even if there’s nothing there, everybody stops. … Continue reading

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The Reasons for the Breaking Ummat

BismillahirRahmanirRahim The Reasons for the Breaking Ummat So many things have happened to this nation in the past, let’s say, hundred years. So many things this nation of Muslims, the Ummat, what it means today nobody understands because Muslims are … Continue reading

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One Real Sejdah

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 do you deal with family that is occupied with the ego?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How do you deal with family that is occupied with the ego? Leave them alone. Leave them alone. If someone is really sick, let’s say someone who is  smoking and then they get sick, it is clear he’s … Continue reading

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What is the lesson for us not to speak too much?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What is the lesson for us not to speak too much? It is easy not to talk too much in front of your Sheykh, it’s when your Sheykh is not looking whether you’re going to talk or not … Continue reading

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For female murids, is the physical weakness connected to spiritual weakness?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: For female murids, is the physical weakness connected to spiritual weakness? Weakness in man or woman physically, that affects you. If physically you are weak, there is a connection, physical weakness to spiritual weakness, there is a connection, … Continue reading

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What is the meaning of the crescent moon?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What is the meaning of the crescent moon? The crescent moon, it is representing the Holy Prophet (AS). Was that symbol being used before Islam? Yes, of course. Who took the Crescent and made it into something that is, using it to represent Islam? Who … Continue reading

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Can we be prepared for death if we don’t have control of our ego?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Can we be prepared for death if we don’t have control of our ego? If you don’t have control of your ego, can you be prepared for death? No. You can never be prepared for death. What is … Continue reading

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How do you grow the seed of love for your Shaykh?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim  Question: How do you grow the seed of love in your heart and how to grow that love towards your Shaykh to make fruit out of it? What kills the love of the Iman? What kills it? What destroys … Continue reading

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Hz. Ibraheem ibn Adham a Just Ruler

BismillahirRahmanirRahim They have not created us to run after this dunya. If you’re not doing anything, you’re staying in a cave and you have family in a cave and children in a cave, and they have nothing to wear, nothing … Continue reading

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Do You Have Iman?

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 distinguished the Ottoman khilafat from those that came before?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What distinguished the Ottoman khilafat from those that came before? The other dynasties, Islam was split so much and they were especially going and hunting down the Sufi Sheykhs and saying that it is not part of Islam. … Continue reading

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How can we catch the ego in the act?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How can we catch the ego in the act? Especially when you are just entering, simple question that you can ask yourself is, you ask yourself this question first, ‘what am I doing?  I’m doing this, is it … Continue reading

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Where is the strength of Seyh Efendi (QS) coming from?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question:  Where is the strength of Seyh Efendi (QS) coming from?  Where is the strength coming from? It is easy to say, ‘oh, strength is coming from the Sheykh.’ It’s very easy. I know how to say that also. … Continue reading

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Preparing for the Ahir Zaman

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Believing the signs and the warnings of the ahir Zaman that the Prophet had said and they are following those ones who are preparing them for that ahir Zaman. How are you preparing for that ahir Zaman, for the Muhamatul … Continue reading

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How can we train ourself to read the signs properly?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question : How can we train ourself to read the signs properly? He said ilm. He’s watching me dealing with people and he’s learning from that. That is an ilm. Because in these days people thinking ilm is only … Continue reading

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