Monthly Archives: August 2021

What did Qitmeer do that is so special that Allah SWT is taking it to Jannat?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: We’ve been hearing since childhood about the men of the caves and their dog. My question is, what did that dog do special, that Allah SWT is taking it to Jannat? There are only a handful of animals … Continue reading

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Those that disconnect from their Sheykh seem to fall into disaster. Is that because they no longer have the protection?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Yesterday we were talking about the man who was rolling around happy that he disconnected from his Sheykh. Those that disconnect from their Sheykh seem to fall into disaster after, is that because their ego becomes more dominant … Continue reading

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What are the differences in terms of how a person is raised that he thinks about the group?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Today I was reading a book from Chinese culture, and I was seeing in there that their thinking is much more about the group, about the benefit of the group. The way that we are raised in America … Continue reading

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Leave Ignorance, Enter Islam

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 Sickness of Malayani

BismillahirRahmanirRahim “Remember Me. There is still a chance for you to come back to Me. To serve Me, to be a servant, as I created you to be.” How many chances Allah gives to mankind? Untold. What are the Mercies … Continue reading

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Does betrayal build up to one moment where it’s either here or there?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: When Huseyin (RA)’s followers they betrayed him in the middle of the night, you said that the ones that followed him, they knew years before that they were going to die with him. And the ones that left … Continue reading

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How does the Murid know that he is suppressing the ego or actually fighting the ego?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: When the Sheykh pokes the ego, and the ego is then attacking, how does the Murid know that he is suppressing that or actually fighting the ego at that point? Do whatever it takes. At some points, it … Continue reading

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Can you explain when to take the sohbet literally and when to take it metaphorically?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: The language of the Evliya is very rich, and you mentioned that a sohbet has seven levels of understanding. Some people take the words literally and sometimes it’s metaphorical and vice versa. How do the murids who are … Continue reading

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There Is No Guarantee In Islam

BismillahirRahmanirRahim What is the Hakk of the Prophets, what is the Hakk of the Evliyaullah? What is the Hakk of Holy Days and Nights? What is their rights on us? Not just an understanding or an opinion, ‘I think it’s … Continue reading

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What is the job of a Murid, especially if they don’t live around here?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What is the role and the job of a Murid, especially if they don’t live around here? What are their duties? To who? Then that’s another thing to think about, to who. Okay? Because we have different work … Continue reading

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The Way of Happy Servants

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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Get Ready For Death

BismillahirRahmanirRahim What we are doing right now is preparing for death. Yes? Everything that we are doing is preparing for death. Right? So how can a Murid be unprepared for it, be in a state of panic, or not know … Continue reading

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The Dead Branches Are Falling

BismillahirRahmanirRahim It’s not even Kerbala for us yet, already people are dropping. Imagine if it was Kerbala. It’s still the good times. You are not required to leave your houses, and you have a choice. Those people there in Kerbala, … Continue reading

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For the events of Kerbala, I see myself on both sides. How do I make myself to be on the right side?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: For the events of Kerbala, I see myself on both sides. How do I make myself to be on the right side? By knowing what is your dunya, now, and understanding and not making it to have control … Continue reading

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What makes people to not see protection?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: You talked about sheytan not being able to enter here. So vaccine is a protection, and sheytan cannot enter here, this Dergah is also protection. What makes people to not see that protection, just like some people don’t … Continue reading

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Everything is Edep

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Edep. Everything is Edep. Proper time, proper places, proper words. These words fit this time, but you cannot use these words in another time. These actions fit last year, it doesn’t fit now. To know the manners, to know … Continue reading

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Could you elaborate more about the pandemic and the evil of this dunya?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Could you elaborate more about the pandemic and the evil of this dunya? The disease is real. Maybe when it first came out so many people are doubting it, this is fake, this is this, right? Now don’t … Continue reading

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The Road to Kerbala

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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Sohbet Which Is Fresh and Alive

BismillahirRahmanirRahim So many people have questions, don’t you see? So many people. Not from here, of course, people here have no questions to ask. Not dunya, not Ahiret questions. But other people they have. So we stop asking you to … Continue reading

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Why are people today not interested in their history and Khilafat?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Why do people today, who don’t know anything about the Ottoman Empire for the last hundred years, but when you mention Khilafat, they’re turned off by it. Why are they not interested in the Khilafat, in the history? … Continue reading

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Were there Sahabas that struggled sometimes, and how did they overcome that struggle?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: Were there Sahabas that not necessarily turned their back on the Prophet (AS) and Islam, but they struggle sometimes, and how did they overcome that struggle? Oh, that’s a very good question. Of course the Sahabis struggled. There … Continue reading

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You have said that Tarikat in the Ahir Zaman is like a university destroyed by an army. What should the student do to help in this situation?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: You have said that Tarikat, most of the time, you could describe it like a university where there is a system and there is so much structure, but in the Ahir Zaman it’s like an army came and … Continue reading

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Be Excited for the New Year

BismillahirRahmanirRahim You must think ahead, you cannot get fooled. You’re going to say, ‘at least do this, at least do that.’ The believer must be intelligent, maybe the blessing is not in the beginning, maybe the blessing is not in … Continue reading

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How do we get out of the trap of saying ‘what’s the point of doing it, it’s going to be rejected’?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: When we come into Tarikat, or we’ve been in Tarikat, we learn more about our hypocrisy and the weaknesses that we have, especially when it comes to things like namaz or zikr, and we learn that there are … Continue reading

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Be On Guard

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 should we say if somebody asks why a person can’t return to Allah just through being a regular Muslim?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What should we say if somebody asks why a person can’t return to Allah just through being a regular Muslim, just through praying and fasting? Everyone is going to return to Allah. Muslim, Christian, Jewish, believer, unbeliever, atheist, … Continue reading

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When Muslims are talking about the Khulafa e-Rashideen, they tend to not talk as much about Hz Osman. Why is that?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: It feels that when Muslims are talking about the Khulafa e-Rashideen, they always tend to not talk as much about Hz Osman. Why is that, that we have fallen into that type of mentality, when all of them … Continue reading

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People are Already Fooled

BismillahirRahmanirRahim How many people are going to say that, that you do wrong things, the Prophet forgives you all the time, every time? He’s not going to tell you you are wrong. You do the worst crimes, you do the … Continue reading

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If your family members are doing something wrong, should you remain silent or say something?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: If you are unauthorized and your family members are doing something wrong, should you remain silent or say something? You can say something, but don’t say something that is beyond your capacity. Let’s say you are sixteen years … Continue reading

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What comes first, obedience or belief?

BismillahirRahmanirRahim Question: What comes first, obedience or belief? Submission comes first. Submission is there in our system, submission is there, that is our spirit, that is our origin. So submission is more than obedience, obedience or belief. Obedience and belief, … Continue reading

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The Spirituality of Islam

BismillahirRahmanirRahim People who enter into Islam, most people, especially in these times, in this Ahir Zaman, they enter into Islam because of spiritual reasons. They didn’t enter into Islam because of ritualistic reasons. Yes? They enter into Islam because they … Continue reading

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