Monthly Archives: December 2020

What should we do when people wish us Happy New Year?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What should we do when our employees wish us Happy New Year? You’re different. We’ll talk later. During the time of the Ottomans, they would send delegation also for religious situations, this is official. This is not coming … Continue reading

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The Prophet (AS) said there will be more than seventy branches of Islam. How can we be sure that we are in the right one?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: In a hadiths, the Prophet (AS) said that there will be more than seventy branches among you before the Day of Judgment and only one will go to heaven. How can we be sure that we are in … Continue reading

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Why is there a need for four Mazhabs in Islam?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Selam Aleykum Sheykh, forgive my ignorance, but why is there a need for four Mazhabs in Islam? Isn’t the law in the Quran enough for all Muslims regardless of locations and time periods? That is a good question … Continue reading

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We, The Millet Of Ibrahim (as)

BismillahirRahmanirRahim When I was speaking to the women yesterday, some of them they were listening from different countries and they ask questions. And we were speaking a little bit about children and those ones who are protected, masoom, the innocent, … Continue reading

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Sincere Love For The Kingdom Of Allah

BismillahirRahmanirRahim What is it that we want that Allah SWT is not granting to us, that we have to be rebellious and disobedient? You worship your ego, that means you worship sheytan. One thing that the Khutbah is not saying, … Continue reading

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What Are You Intending?

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 Ehli Zikr Are Making Everyone To Remember Allah

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Remembering, 20 years ago, when Sheykh Effendi, on a night like this, when everyone is getting ready to party, that like this or like that, the whole world is going to be plunged into that kind of foolishness and … Continue reading

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Should I wait until a Sheykh crosses my path while carrying on with my namaz and zikr?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: I am looking for a Sheykh. I have family members who already have Sheykhs, and they say to me ‘you don’t choose your Sheykh, but your Sheykh chooses you.’ So should I wait and take my time until … Continue reading

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I make zikr almost 24/7, yet I still feel so lonely. How come I still feel this loneliness and pain?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: I am a young lady living alone. I go for weeks without any human contact. Cats come to my door and stay as I love them very much, however although I make zikr almost 24/7, zikr and recitation … Continue reading

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Why do Muslims now chose laziness and no discipline for learning the knowledge of Allah?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Many western people have chosen hard work, discipline and focus on building the minds of their nation, especially in education, whether it is for dunya, they still got what they work hard for. Why do Muslims now chose … Continue reading

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What is the Islamic perspective on those whose bodies have been cremated?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What is the Islamic perspective on those whose bodies have already been cremated? Is this a test from Allah or an azab from Allah? It’s an azab. It is forbidden in Islam to punish by fire. It is … Continue reading

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What is the significance of the ‘Hu, Hu’ zikr?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What is the significance of the ‘Hu, Hu’ zikr? That is a secret. If you know that secret also, what are you going to do with it? Nothing. It is very heavy. I can sit here and try … Continue reading

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More Than Cool Water

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 makes a person to make the right decisions at the right time?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What makes a person to make the right decisions at the right time so that he would not have to regret afterwards? Have a guide. The guide will show you what is the right time and what is … Continue reading

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The Right Direction

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Destur, medet. We are asking permission, insyaAllah, from our Sheykh, to say a few words that is going to benefit us. For him to send something that is going to benefit us dunya and Ahiret, but especially ahiret. The … Continue reading

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Some years ago I was asked, ‘what is your religion and what is your book?’

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Some years ago, an Evangelical asked me, with no edep, ‘what is your religion and what is your book?’ And a few days ago, someone with Shahadat, after some time of chatting, suddenly she wrote to ask the … Continue reading

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If Jannat is under our mother’s feet, what is under the feet of Rasulullah (SAW)?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: If Jannat is under our mother’s feet, what is under the feet of Rasulullah (SAW)? Ohh, don’t you know? The Prophet (AS), first let me say, our Sheykh loves to say this, I’m going to repeat what he … Continue reading

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Why is tazkiyah not widely taught nowadays?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Why is tazkiyah not widely taught nowadays, and why are people not realizing the importance of it? Why is tazkiyah, cleaning, purification is tazkiyah. Tazkiyah of what? Your clothes, your money? Money laundering? No, tazkiyah is tazkiyah nafs. Cleaning … Continue reading

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The Marifat of Knowing Your Purpose

BismillahirRahmanirRahim In a group or in a community, if everyone is doing what they’re supposed to do, the whole group changes instantly. That community changes instantly. It is starting to function like different parts of a machine. Not just any … Continue reading

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Why are some people born with more misfortune than others?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Why are some people born into this life with more misfortune than others, such as poverty or disabilities, etc.? Is it because something from a past life? No, we don’t believe in reincarnation, full stop. Foolishness. You don’t … Continue reading

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Can a person only connect to the Prophet (AS) through a Sheykh or is there any other way?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Can a person only connect to the Prophet (AS) through a Sheykh or is there any other way? If a person does not find a Sheykh, what should he do? If the person is sincere, if the person … Continue reading

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What is hubud dunya and how do I remove it?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What is hubud dunya and how do I remove it? What is hubud dunya? It is the love of dunya. And how do you remove that love of dunya? Be with those ones who have fallen in love … Continue reading

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What is hidden shirik and how can I be safe from it?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: In one sohbet, you told to be aware of hidden shirik. I want to know what is hidden shirik and how can I be safe from it? I am worrying about it very much. Alhamdulillah. Every sohbet where we … Continue reading

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Can a person under the age of forty use a walking stick or cane with the intention of following the sunnat?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Can a person under the age of forty use a walking stick or cane with the intention of following the sunnat? Of course. Definitely you can. Especially with Sheykh Mawlana and Sheykh Effendi, these are the days of … Continue reading

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Love and Be Loved

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 keep our hearts open when things are good in terms of this dunya?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: As a distant 20 year old follower, how do we keep our hearts open when the things are good in terms of this dunya? Also how do we protect our hearts from rusting even when we are doing … Continue reading

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‘Pray As You Have Seen Me Pray.’

BismillahirRahmanirRahim The Holy Prophet (AS) did not sit down to speak a lot about namaz, he didn’t explain, he did not describe. He simply said ‘pray as I pray, pray as you see me pray.’ Later then he starts talking. … Continue reading

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What is the relationship between anxiety and anger?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What is the relationship between anxiety and anger? We sometimes see people who are full of anxiety becoming very angry from time to time. If we have anxiety, how can we prevent that from becoming anger? Anxiety it … Continue reading

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How can we understand the essence of sabr and shukr?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: How can we understand the essence of sabr and shukr when the Giver of Hardships is Allah and He is also the ones who removes them? You don’t have the understand the essence. Don’t have to understand the … Continue reading

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What can be done if one is negligent, and how can we stay thankful always to Allah and to the Holy Prophet (AS)?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What is the reason that a human being who are already negligent of Allah SWT is given nikmat can still become unthankful? What can be done if one is negligent, and how can we stay thankful always to … Continue reading

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What is being recited before Sheykh Lokman Effendi starts to climb the mimbar e-Rasool (AS) and while he is climbing step by step on the mimbar?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What is being recited before Sheykh Lokman Effendi starts to climb the mimbar e-Rasool (AS) and while he is climbing step by step on the mimbar? Please tell us this tradition and protocol and what it’s connection is … Continue reading

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When Prophet Muhammad (AS) prayed, did he send salat and salam? If so, who did he send them to?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: The Holy Prophet (AS) said ‘pray as you have seen me pray.’ All four Mazhabs and even the Shia pray the same, except for some minor differences. At the end of salah, while sitting, we send salams and … Continue reading

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The Lesson of Ibrahim (as) And The Bread

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Hz Ibrahim (as), Allah calling him ‘this is My Khalil, this is My Friend,’ and Ibrahim (as), he was so rich that the mountains were white with his sheep, that he had 1000 shepherd dogs and every one of them … Continue reading

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You Cannot Please Everyone

BismillahirRahmanirRahim You cannot live your life pleasing everyone. You cannot. Do things for the pleasure of your Lord as our Prophet has taught us, as our Sheykh has taught us. Don’t listen to too much things from here and there … Continue reading

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Sheykh Nazim Al-Hakkani has said, ‘I will test my murids.’ Being a recent murid of Sheykh Nazim Al-Hakkani, how do I prepare for this test?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: I watched one of the sohbet videos of Sheykh Nazim Al-Hakkani (RA) where he said, ‘I will test my murids.’ Being a recent murid of his, how do I prepare for this test? How do we know we … Continue reading

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How should one be awake and aware during the day instead just of waking up at nights?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: As a distant Murid, how should one be awake and aware during the day instead just of waking up at nights when the beast weakens? Is the awareness during the day similar to the awareness at night, or … Continue reading

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Discovering Your Reality

BismillahirRahmanirRahim How are you going to see the passion? It’s very clear if somebody is passionate, no? He’s running for that, something is coming, he says, ‘its okay, I must run for that.’ Something is coming, it’s okay, he’s not … Continue reading

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The Honor Of A Believer

BismillahirRahmanirRahim The one who has honor, he is going to keep his promise. You made a promise in the Dergah, good luck to you. You break your promise, I’m not going to interfere. I don’t own this, it’s not mine, … Continue reading

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The Way of the Companions

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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Intelligence From Illahiyyat

BismillahirRahmanirRahim ‘Everything is according to Allah’s Will, right? So that means I don’t do any good, I don’t do any bad. That means if I don’t do any bad, why are you punishing me?’ This is what sheytan is saying. … Continue reading

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How do we train the ego to accept consequences?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Seyhim, you were talking about doing Taffakur yesterday, and I was thinking that the ego wants to do whatever it likes, but does not want to accept the consequences or the blame for that. How do we train … Continue reading

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If Muslims have lost the grip, is it possible to get it back again?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: I watched one of your recent sohbets, in which you said how Muslims have lost their grip and Allah SWT chose the non Muslims to rule over us. My questions are if we have lost the grip, is … Continue reading

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You mentioned that we should make intention once a day to establish the Khilafat. Could you throw more light on this?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: A few weeks ago, you had mentioned that if you were to make intention once a day to establish the Khilafat Osmaniyyah, I’m asking if you could throw more light on it and make it easy for us … Continue reading

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