Monthly Archives: August 2020

Why is it easy to forget the good things that are done to you but not the bad things, or something that is perceived as bad?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Allah (SWT) is saying that man is forgetful, and you are mentioning also in the Khutbah people who at one time they are loving and praising you and then later they forget and they say the opposite. Why … Continue reading

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Sheykh Nazim Effendi said that this Ashura is going to be the beginning of something very big. Is that happening?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Every 10th of Muharram is the beginning of something, in all of history, and insyaAllah ar-Rahman, this Muharram that we are entered, Sheykh Nazim Effendi was pointing, ten years ago, he has a sohbet, I didn’t listen to it, … Continue reading

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The Real Meaning of Ashura

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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Sheykh Effendi is talking about people who become a carpet for other people. How do you change yourself to be that kind of person?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Yesterday in the sohbet you read for Wednesday night, Sheykh Effendi is saying that when you understand the value of syahadat, that you want to become a carpet that other people that other people can go on top … Continue reading

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The Journey Back Home

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Young and old, rich and poor, believer and unbeliever, the journey back home is the one that really matters, then once you’re home it starts again. We traveled, alhamdulillah, with Sheykh Effendi’s himmet, by his orders. We went there, … Continue reading

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How do we change those things that since we’re a baby they have been taught to us?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim You are still changing. Because when you grow up, you think, well, I go through these certain experiences and this is what shapes me to be how I am, how I think, how I talk, how I understand things. … Continue reading

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In Surah Ar-Rahman, Allah (SWT) taught man Bayan. How does He intend us to use it?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: In Surah Ar-Rahman, Allah (SWT) taught man Bayan, how does He intend us to use it? We don’t have that ability to speak. I don’t want to get into Tafsir, but that ayat is specifically talking about the … Continue reading

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There are people who come to Dergah full of hate, but once they see you, that turns into love. How does this happen?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: There are people who come to Dergah full of hate for you and for Sheykh Effendi, but once they hear a few sohbets and see you or Sheykh Effendi, that hate turns into immediate love. How does this … Continue reading

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Usually when they teach things, they go with the book knowledge and then they go into practice. The way you teach, you start with skill. What is the wisdom of this?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: I was thinking, usually the way that they teach things in this time is first they go with the book knowledge and then they go into practice whereas it seems that the way that you taught us is … Continue reading

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Childlike Innocence

BismillahirRahmanirRahim There was once a man who was not an obedient servant to Allah. He was very disobedient. He did so many wrong things, before he got married and then when he got married. And after he got married, he … Continue reading

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The Firmest Handhold

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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Renew Your Intentions And Faith

BismillahirRahmanirRahim I was going to say first zikr of the year, but we did the zikr yesterday. Still, this is the first Jummah, Thursday night. It’s a little bit important. In a few days’ time, a little bit more than … Continue reading

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Sohbet Entering Hijri New Year 1442 Muharrem: Be More Awake and Aware As Believers

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Auzubillah Minashaitan Nirajeem, BismillahirRahmanirRahim. Let’s begin the new year, insyaAllah, in remembering Allah and to push aside our heedlessness, to be more awake and aware as believers. The believers is the one who looks with the Nur of Allah. … Continue reading

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How do we constantly remind ourselves to be grateful?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: You are mentioning in your khutba the sense of entitlement that people have that they don’t even say shukur. How do we constantly remind ourselves to be grateful? They don’t believe it’s coming from Allah, they believe it’s … Continue reading

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Will there be a time when people are going to be told to leave Dergah, or is it already happening?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: In the dergah they always say, ‘welcome to those who come, farewell to those who leave.’ Is there going to be a time when people are going to be told to leave dergah, or is it already happening? … Continue reading

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Allah (SWT) created man to know and worship Him, is that a capacity or is it something He intends for every human?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: We heard in the sohbet that Allah (SWT) said that He created man to know Him and to worship Him. Is that just a capacity or is that something that He intends for every human? No, it’s there. … Continue reading

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Run With Those Who Are Strong

BismillahirRahmanirRahim How can believers get tired, have fatigue? Should not. We should be tired of this dunya, we should not be tired in the way of Haqq. We should look at this dunya, same thing we’re having. This is what … Continue reading

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Lifestyle of the Thankful

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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Sometimes we hear people saying “love yourself”. What should we think about it?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim So today is the last Zikr of the year. Elhamdulillah. We are lucky, Elhamdulillah, that out of millions and billions of people, Allah SWT He has selected us. What have we done? Nothing. That He’s saying ‘remember Me. So … Continue reading

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Can sheytan mimic your own voice in your head?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Can sheytan mimic your own voice in your head to make you think that it is not him speaking to you, but trick you into making you think it is your own thoughts? Yes, not only the sheytan … Continue reading

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Muslim Nations have forgotten the Ni’mat of Allah

BismillahirRahmanirRahim The biggest ni’mat to this nation is the Prophet (AS). Islam was given to 124 000 nations, let’s say. The biggest ni’mat of Allah is His habib. The biggest ni’mat of Allah is the Prophet (AS). Allah SWT is … Continue reading

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The Way Of Ahlul Bayt

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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Why is Islam always rising from the west?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Why is Islam always rising from the west? It rose from the East, make no mistake. The hadiths is saying, “One of the signs of Judgement day,” before you start opening and opening and losing control, the original … Continue reading

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Why is prayer so fast in the Hanafi Mahzab?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Why is solat so fast in the Hanafi Mahzab when I seem to not be able to finish my Al Fatiha and we are already on the second Rakaat? I was born a Syafi’i myself. It’s not a … Continue reading

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I’m not able to continue my prayers. What should I do?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: I’m not able to continue my prayers. What should I do? Then pray like we pray, very quickly. Just say, ‘ya Rabbi, I’m weak, forgive me. Allahu Akbar.’ Pray quickly, give salams, and then do your thing. Trick … Continue reading

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How can I empty my cup the easy way?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: When we need to empty our cups, when I try to empty my cup to fill with what I get from you, then there is not just one cup, there are many cups, so it gets easy to … Continue reading

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