Monthly Archives: April 2020

How can one have heybat without losing humility?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How can one have heybet without losing humility, and how can we not mistake weakness for humility? You must have a guide to show you that. These kinds of things we cannot talk theory, you will misunderstand. Because … Continue reading

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Who comes out from Ramazan as a thankful person, and who as a unthankful person?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim QUESTION: The ayat in the Hutbe is saying, “…Maybe you will be thankful…” what is it that despite of all thats inside of man, that out of that we come out being unthankful. Who comes out from ramazan as … Continue reading

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Run from Tyranny 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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Is there something that all murids should prioritize during Ramazan?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Tarikat is based on association. And the sohbet of the association will make the murids, the seekers, the believers to be able to understand, to think and to understand and to apply, not just by himself but to look … Continue reading

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How do we justify if something is just for our desire or it’s necessity?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Nowadays, everything that we see, as you said, it is bombardment of desires. If we need to get something, how do we justify if it’s just for our desire or it’s necessity? First don’t try to find excuse … Continue reading

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Rejecting the Rahmat of Allah

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Prophet (AS) is saying ‘cry. Cry a lot. If you cannot cry, make yourself to cry. Make yourself to cry.’ The believer is going to think ‘okay, I’m not crying for this. What do I cry for? I cry … Continue reading

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Divine Anger

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 be busy with ourselves with all the things that are happening around us?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Tarikatuna Sohbet fil khayri min jamiya. Our Tarikat is based on association and goodness comes from that association. Because in the association, as Sheykh Effendi is saying, it is providing the ammunition against to Sheytan and our ego. Sheytan … Continue reading

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Allah SWT says that mankind is forgetful and ungrateful. Is this the natural state of mankind?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Allah SWT says that mankind is forgetful and ungrateful. Is this the natural state of mankind? They are mankind. They haven’t become Bani Adam yet. Honor is only given to the Bani Adam not mankind, but the children … Continue reading

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Check your Actions and Intentions

BismillahirRahmanirRahim You must ask and you must find the answer. Not just to ask, you must find the answer. You must ask, ‘why am I living today?’ You may make the intention, ‘I’m living for the sake of Allah,’ but … Continue reading

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How can we stop being a zalim to ourselves and others?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim   How can we stop being a zalim to ourselves and others? Don’t get angry. You cannot get angry. Sheytan had said, ‘I play with a man’s anger as a little child is playing with a ball.’ So now … Continue reading

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What is the difference between the faith of a Muslim and a Believer?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim QUESTION: We heard a Hadith that one day many from among the Muslims will follow Dajjal and only believers will run from him. What is the difference between the faith of muslim and the faith of a believer? We … Continue reading

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Advice for Giving Sadaka in the End-Times

BismillahirRahmanirRahim There is one advice that Sheykh Mevlana is giving, to cover everyone, Muslims and non-Muslims, believers and non-believers in these times of ahir zaman that he is saying the curse of Allah is raining and he says it’s raining … Continue reading

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Can a murid ask for repentance through his Sheykh?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim   Question: Can a murid ask for repentance through his Sheykh? You may ask your Lord of course, you may ask through your Prophet, you may ask through your Sheykh if it is allowed also. Wahabbis are going to … Continue reading

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What Is Sincere Repentance?

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 we know if our repentance isn’t accepted?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How do we know if our repentance isn’t accepted? Everyone asks for repentance, really, we are talking about whole Muslims, believers. It is inside of our prayer to ask for repentance, correct? When we pray, namaz, we say … Continue reading

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How can we truly be like obedient dogs to our Sheykh?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How can we truly be like obedient dogs to our Sheykh? Practice. You have to practice. First you have to practice, to put yourself in that situation, thinking and putting yourself in that situation, not just to read … Continue reading

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The Trick of the Ego Saying “It’s just me and the Shaykh”

BismillahirRahmanirRahim   That is actually not only a trick of the ego, that is one of the lowest level tricks of the ego. When you just entered and you fall in love with the Sheykh and you think, it’s just … Continue reading

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The Proof a Believer is Happy with Allah

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Allah loves the generous one even if he is not a so good one, unbeliever let’s say, than the believer who is stingy. Because faith is also in Allah’s hands. Allah is the One who turns the heart. That’s … Continue reading

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How can you long to meet with Allah when you are so ashamed of yourself?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How can you long to meet with Allah when you are so ashamed of yourself? What do you want from Allah? What do you want from Allah? His mercy, right? Don’t be stuck, philosophy, theory, ‘oh I am … Continue reading

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How is a mustard-seed of faith enough to receive Shafat?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: In the Khutbah, you mentioned protection for the ones that have a mustard seed of belief. It sounds very light. First we have to understand, we cannot take these Hadith also and to say ‘oh, that means that … Continue reading

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A Living Love

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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Is it malayani to think that we are fortunate to be under the umbrella of SahibulSaif?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Is it malayani to wonder and ponder why we are the lucky few that is under the umbrella of SahibulSaif? It is not malayani. Two things will keep you in check so that it doesn’t become malayani.  We … Continue reading

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Sometimes things are very beautiful, and we feel afraid to be too comfortable. What should we do about this feeling?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Sometimes things here are very beautiful, and we feel afraid to feel too comfortable. What should we do about this feeling?  Breh, don’t be Christian. We are not Catholics, we are not Jews and we are not Catholics, … Continue reading

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