Monthly Archives: September 2020

The Honor Of Iman

BismillahirRahmanirRahim There are millions that their lives are not so good, but their return to their Lord will be like a Bayram. We are having it good. We are having it easy, never forget, in this country. More shukr we … Continue reading

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I have never had any difficulties, does this mean that Allah SWT is not pleased with me?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: I heard in one of your sohbets that if Allah SWT doesn’t love someone, He will not even give them the difficulty of a toothache. I have never had any difficulties in my life, does this mean that … Continue reading

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Can a believer get spiritually connected and then live a modern life?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Can a believer make zikr, make all of his namaz, get spiritually connected and then live a modern life? No, you cannot. Modern life is filled with kufur. Why do you want to have your cake and eat … Continue reading

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Look To The Rights Of Others

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Allah is saying, in reality, those ones who are causing trouble to others, it looks as if they’re causing trouble to others, it is they’re causing trouble to others, but this world is gone just like that, it’s finished … Continue reading

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Hizmet-e-Khalq

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 Hearts Of The Ummat Have To Awaken

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Allah is never separating Himself from us. Allah SWT is saying, ‘Remember Me and I will remember you.’ The whole purpose of mankind that He has created, it is to know and to worship Allah. From the young to … Continue reading

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How can I turn tolerance into patience?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: I have been trying to improve my patience, but this whole time I realized that it is not patience but I have been tolerating the mistakes of others, and once somebody pushes me over the edge all of … Continue reading

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When the prayer was given to the ummat of the Holy Prophet (AS), why did Hz Musa (as) say that the nation will not be able to carry it?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: When the prayer was given as a gift to the ummat of the Holy Prophet (AS), why was it that the other Prophet said to reduce it and that the nation will not be able to carry it? … Continue reading

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Sheykh Effendi always used to say your heart must say Allah. How do we make our hearts to say Allah?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Sheykh Effendi always used to say your heart must say Allah. How do we make our hearts to say Allah? In the first place, we must say Allah by tongue. If you are asking people of this order, … Continue reading

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The Best Advisor

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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Understand Your Own Weakness

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Something happens to you and you say, ‘why it’s happening like this? It’s because of this person. It’s because of that person.’ But to take a step back and to look, when you do that, then everything around you, … Continue reading

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What is the hikmat behind giving some murids new names when they take beyat?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What is the hikmat behind giving some murids new names when they take beyat? We’re not giving new names, in reality, because a person has at least seven names that belongs to him. One of those names maybe … Continue reading

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The Ottoman Sultans used to do carpentry. What is the wisdom of this?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: The Ottoman Sultans used to do carpentry beside their high position, what is the wisdom of this? This is something that we have spoken about, but let me say a couple of words here. The Ottoman Sultans, they … Continue reading

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How do we get to a position where everything you do is associated or influenced by your Sheykh?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How do we get to a position where everything you do is associated or influenced by your Sheykh? You’re already doing it. It’s not as intense, but it is that. These are a people with a purpose. They … Continue reading

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How do we deal with people who are close to us and go against Tarikat?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Last night you mentioned in your sohbet about the relatives that we have, if they are not in Tarikat we should keep a distance from them. No, I didn’t say if they’re not in this way keep a … Continue reading

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Better To Be A Martyr Than A Murderer

Question: “If they come inside the house to attack you, it’s better to be a martyr rather than to be a murderer.” Are these two actions related to each other from that time and Ahir Zaman? Yes. What else do … Continue reading

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Allah Loves Them And They Love Allah

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 true that there are four levels of worship that a murid should try to attain?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Is it true that there are four levels of worship that a murid should try to attain: the worship of shariat where you worship without seeing anything but yourself, then moving on to the worship of Tarikat, which … Continue reading

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Does the end of this life fully determine all of Ahiret?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Sheykh Effendi is saying, when he’s telling the story about the Sahabis, the mother, the father and the son, the Holy Prophet (AS) says to the son that he is never going to see them again. Once this … Continue reading

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Suleiman (AS) was a Prophet and a King. At his time, who was representing the evil?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Suleiman (AS) was a Prophet and a King at the same time, at his time who was representing the evil and how was there a fight between them? Not only Suleiman (AS), his father, Daud (AS). And when … Continue reading

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Sometimes we see that when we are not overthinking we are happy. What do we do that breaks that fitrah, or that happiness?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: We read a sohbet on Wednesday night and in the sohbet Sheykh Effendi when he starts he says, BismillahirRahmanirRahim, if you are not happy with Allah (SWT) then go to hell, that’s what hell was made for, for … Continue reading

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When we see that the leaders are so inept, is it on purpose or is it just a sign of the times?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: When we see that the leaders are so inept, and they’re either purposefully doing evil or they’re very incapable of holding their leadership position properly, is it purposeful or is it just an organic sign of the times? … Continue reading

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Advice For The Ahir Zaman

BismillahirRahmanirRahim The idols were broken inside when the Sahabi-e-Kiram returned. Now they break the idols outside. Those idols are symbols, those idols are not real. It’s not like there are so many gods and we have to destroy everything until … Continue reading

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The Idols Inside You

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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With the resurgence of anti-Islamic acts, how are Murids supposed to react?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: With the resurgence of anti-Islamic acts that are publicized, that are attacking our religion and our Prophet, how are we as trying to be Naksibendi Murids supposed to react, both internally and externally? In case you didn’t hear … Continue reading

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How do I have Mercy?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Seyhim, what you just mentioned, to have Mercy, how do I know that what I have in my heart is Mercy and not something that I think is mercy, but it’s something else that I believe to be … Continue reading

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Evliyaullah are saying ‘keep your friend close, but keep your enemy closer.’ How can you keep your enemy closer?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Evliyaullah are saying ‘keep your friend close, but keep your enemy closer.’ How can you keep your enemy closer? BismillahirRahmanirRahim. Evliyaullah did not say that, number one. I have to say this. That’s why I chose this question … Continue reading

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The army of Yazid, why didn’t they disobey his orders?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: The army of Yazid, why didn’t they disobey his orders? Some of them did. Some of them they disobeyed, some of them they woke up. You see, it is the law of this world, like goes with like. … Continue reading

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The Tradition of Ashura

BismillahirRahmanirRahim This is a tradition, the Ashura this is called. Some of you might not know, tradition of Ashura it is coming again from Hz Nuh (AS). When the ship landed, on Ashura, I don’t know whether it is the … Continue reading

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